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Going - Soft (Heavy in places). 
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p3-4
Ahead Of The Curve (FR) 6,b g 11-7

Ballingarry-Jasla(Highest Honor)

ts9cp7(72) (Mr T Green)
Rated 137

2
f-43
Aye Aye Charlie (GB) 6,b g 11-7

Midnight Legend-Trial Trip(Le Moss)

(46) (All Four One)
Rated 134

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Aye Aye Charlie (GB) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Black Op (IRE)1
27th Jan Cheltenham(2m 4f 56yds, Hurdle, Heavy) Black Op (IRE) 2nd (8/1 11-5 Rated 137) T Scudamore 29.00L in front of Aye Aye Charlie (GB) 3rd (16/1 11-5) P J Brennan (9 ran)
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Vision Des Flos (FR)1
17th Nov Cheltenham(2m 5f 26yds, Hurdle, Good to Soft) Vision Des Flos (FR) 4th (3/1 11-0) B J Cooper Aye Aye Charlie (GB) fell (40/1 11-0) Conor Shoemark (6 ran)
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3
4-12
Black Op (IRE) 7,br g 11-7

Sandmason-Afar Story(Desert Story)

ts2(46) (Mr R S Brookhouse)
Rated 150

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Black Op (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Aye Aye Charlie (GB)1
27th Jan Cheltenham(2m 4f 56yds, Hurdle, Heavy) Black Op (IRE) 2nd (8/1 11-5 Rated 137) T Scudamore 29.00L in front of Aye Aye Charlie (GB) 3rd (16/1 11-5) P J Brennan (9 ran)
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4
111-
Brahma Bull (IRE) 7,ch g 11-7

Presenting-Oligarch Society(Moscow Society)

(125) (Mrs S Ricci)

5
112-
Coolanly (IRE) 6,b g 11-7

Flemensfirth-La Fisarmonica(Accordion)

(101) bf (Five Go Racing)

6
-122
Diablo De Rouhet (FR) 5,b g 11-7

Great Pretender-Querelle D'estruval(Panoramic)

(9) (Business Moves Group And David White)
Rated 127

7
32
Duc Des Genievres (FR) 5,gr g 11-7

Buck's Boum-Lobelie(Round Sovereign)

(38) (Sullivan Bloodstock Limited)
Rated 148

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Duc Des Genievres (FR) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Next Destination (IRE)1
7th Jan Naas(2m 4f , Hurdle, Soft To Heavy) Next Destination (IRE) 1st (8/15Fav 11-10) P Townend 4.00L in front of Duc Des Genievres (FR) 3rd (25/1 11-7) D J Mullins (8 ran)
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Samcro (IRE)1
4th Feb Leopardstown(2m , Hurdle, Soft, Soft to Heavy in Places (Hurdle), Soft (Chase)) Samcro (IRE) 1st (4/6Fav 11-10 Rated 153) J W Kennedy 5.50L in front of Duc Des Genievres (FR) 2nd (9/1 11-9) N D Fehily (11 ran)
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8
22-1
Gowiththeflow (IRE) 5,b g 11-7

Westerner-Maryiver(Runyon)

(34) (Bruton Street)
Rated 137

9
1-34
Knight In Dubai (IRE) 5,b g 11-7

Dubai Destination-Bobbies Storm(Bob Back)

ts2(36) d1 (Mr & Mrs Ben Houghton)
Rated 137

10
11-0
Mind's Eye (IRE) 6,b g 11-7

Stowaway-Joleen(Bob's Return)

(39) bf (Gigginstown House Stud)
Rated 137

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Minds Eye (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Samcro (IRE)1
19th Oct Punchestown(2m , Maiden Hurdle, Yielding To Soft (Soft after 3rd race)) Samcro (IRE) 1st (1/5Fav 11-12) J W Kennedy 15.00L in front of Mind's Eye (IRE) 2nd (8/1 11-12) B J Cooper (22 ran)
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11
11-1
Next Destination (IRE) 6,b g 11-7

Dubai Destination-Liss Alainn(Flemensfirth)

(66) (Malcolm C Denmark)
Rated 150

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Next Destination (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Duc Des Genievres (FR)1
7th Jan Naas(2m 4f , Hurdle, Soft To Heavy) Next Destination (IRE) 1st (8/15Fav 11-10) P Townend 4.00L in front of Duc Des Genievres (FR) 3rd (25/1 11-7) D J Mullins (8 ran)
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12
11-1
Samcro (IRE) 6,ch g 11-7

Germany-Dun Dun(Saddlers' Hall)

(38) (Gigginstown House Stud)
Rated 155

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Samcro (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Mind's Eye (IRE)1
19th Oct Punchestown(2m , Maiden Hurdle, Yielding To Soft (Soft after 3rd race)) Samcro (IRE) 1st (1/5Fav 11-12) J W Kennedy 15.00L in front of Mind's Eye (IRE) 2nd (8/1 11-12) B J Cooper (22 ran)
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Duc Des Genievres (FR)1
4th Feb Leopardstown(2m , Hurdle, Soft, Soft to Heavy in Places (Hurdle), Soft (Chase)) Samcro (IRE) 1st (4/6Fav 11-10 Rated 153) J W Kennedy 5.50L in front of Duc Des Genievres (FR) 2nd (9/1 11-9) N D Fehily (11 ran)
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13
-3-1
Scarpeta (FR) 5,b g 11-7

Soldier Of Fortune-Sanada(Priolo)

(48) (Thurloe Thoroughbreds Ireland Limited)
Rated 134

14
42-1
Vision Des Flos (FR) 5,b g 11-7

Balko-Marie Royale(Turgeon)

ts2(31) (Ann & Alan Potts Limited)
Rated 147

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Vision Des Flos (FR) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Aye Aye Charlie (GB)1
17th Nov Cheltenham(2m 5f 26yds, Hurdle, Good to Soft) Vision Des Flos (FR) 4th (3/1 11-0) B J Cooper Aye Aye Charlie (GB) fell (40/1 11-0) Conor Shoemark (6 ran)
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Probable SP 8/11 Samcro, 3/1 Next Destination, 8/1 Black Op, 10/1 Duc Des Genievres, 14/1 Vision Des Flos, 25/1 Scarpeta, 33/1 Brahma Bull, Gowiththeflow, 50/1 Mind's Eye, 66/1 Diablo De Rouhet, Knight In Dubai, Coolanly, Aye Aye Charlie, 150/1 Ahead Of The Curve.

Previous Years
2017 Willoughby Court 6 11-7 David Bass 14/1 (B Pauling)
2016 Yorkhill 6 11-7 R Walsh 3/1 (W P Mullins)
2015 Windsor Park 6 11-7 D N Russell 9/2 (D K Weld)
2014 Faugheen 6 11-7 R Walsh 6/4Fav (W P Mullins)
2013 The New One 5 11-7 Sam Twiston-Davies 7/2 (Nigel Twiston-Davies)
2012 Simonsig 6 11-7 B J Geraghty 2/1Fav (Nicky Henderson)
2011 First Lieutenant 6 11-7 D N Russell 7/1 (M F Morris)
2010 Peddlers Cross 5 11-7 J M Maguire 7/1 (Donald McCain)
2009 Mikael D'Haguenet 5 11-7 R Walsh 5/2Fav (W P Mullins)
2008 Fiveforthree 6 11-7 R Walsh 7-1 (W P Mullins)
2007 Massini's Maguire 6 11-7 R Johnson 20/1 (Philip Hobbs)
2006 Nicanor 5 11-7 P Carberry 17/2 (Noel Meade)
2005 No Refuge 5 11-7 G Lee 17/2 (J H Johnson)
2004 Fundamentalist 6 11-7 C Llewellyn 12/1 (Nigel Twiston-Davies)
2003 Hardy Eustace 6 11-7 K A Kelly 6/1 (D T Hughes)
2002 Galileo 6 11-7 J M Maguire 12/1 (Tom George)
2001 Abandoned
2000 Monsignor 6 11-7 N Williamson 5/4Fav (M Pitman)
1999 Barton 6 11-7 L Wyer 2/1Fav (Tim Easterby)
1998 French Holly 7 11-7 A Thornton 2/1Fav (Ferdy Murphy)
1997 Istabraq 5 11-7 C F Swan 6/5Fav (A P O'Brien)
1996 Urubande 6 11-7 C Swan 8/1 (A P O'Brien)
1995 Putty Road 5 11-7 N Williamson 7/1 (D Nicholson)
1994 Danoli 6 11-7 C Swan 7/4Fav (Thomas Foley)
1993 Gaelstrom 6 11-2 C Llewellyn 16/1 (Nigel Twiston-Davies)
1992 Thetford Forest 5 11-7 RDunwoody 7/1 (D Nicholson)
1991 Crystal Spirit 4 10-12 JFrost 2/1Fav (I A Balding)
1990 Regal Ambition 6 11-7 P Scudamore 3/1Fav (M C Pipe)

Symbols Explained

WS Wind Surgery ts2 Tongue Strap vs2 Visor hd2 Hood es2 Eye Shield ec2 Eye Cover cp2 Cheekpiece bl2 Blinkers tt2 Tongue Tie cd2 Course and Distance Winner c2 Course Winner d2 Distance Winner bf Beaten Favourite on Last Run

The superscript number on headgear bl2 indicates number of times worn. A plus bl+ indicates more than 10 times where as red background bl1indicates first time.

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