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Cheltenham Sat, 18th Oct, 2008

Going - Good. 

University Of Gloucestershire Novices´ Chase of £22000.00 4-y-o plus 2m.

1st - £13776.00, 2nd - £4070.00, 3rd - £2035.00, 4th - £1019.00 10 Ran

1st Poquelin (FR) 11-7 (The Stewart Family)
(3:53.20 9.61 secs faster on today's going )
Lahint (USA) - Babolna (FR)(Tropular)

SP 5/2fav

Paul Nicholls

R Walsh

Tote Win £3.20

Place £1.60

loading past form
in touch, mistake 6th (water), lost place 9th, behind when rapid headway after 2 out, driven to lead flat
2nd0.5L French Saulaie (FR) 11-2 (Mrs R J Skan)

French Glory - Parade Royale (FR)(Garde Royale)

SP 17/2

Philip Hobbs

R Johnson

Place £3.10

loading past form
mid-division, headway 2 out, driven and kept on after last
3rd3.25L The Package (GB) 11-2 (Mr D A Johnson)

Kayf Tara (GB) - Ardent Bride (GB)(Ardross)
Breeder - Barkfold Manor Stud

SP 9/2

David Pipe

T J Murphy

Place £2.20

loading past form
led, driven and headed flat, no extra
4th1.5L Oh Crick (FR) 11-7 (Mr David Sewell)

Nikos - Other Crik (FR)(Bigstone (IRE))

SP 4/1

Alan King

R Thornton

loading past form
mid-division, headway 3 out, challenged approaching last, no extra flat
5th3L Roman Villa (USA) 11-2 (Mr Kristian Strangeway)

Chester House (USA) - Danzante (USA)(Danzig (USA))

SP 33/1

M Sheppard

N Fehily

loading past form
held up, mistake 8th, headway 2 out, driven and no extra after last
6th15L Asudo (IRE) 11-7 (Mrs S A Goodman)

Flemensfirth (USA) - Nugget Moss(Le Moss)
Breeder - J P Murphy

SP 6/1

Nigel Twiston-Davies

P J Brennan

loading past form
tracked leader, ridden 2 out, soon driven and lost place approaching last
7th35+L Like A Duke (FR) 11-2 (Brocade Racing)

Kaldou Star (GB) - Belle Des As (FR)(Melypro (FR))
Breeder - M. Evelyne Van Haarpen

SP 20/1

C L Tizzard

J Tizzard

loading past form
held up when mistake 1st and 2nd, lost place 9th, continued, tailed off
fell Chrysander (GB) 11-10 (Only Fools N Horses)

Cadeaux Genereux - Jumairah Sun (IRE)(Scenic)

SP 20/1

E Williams

Paul Moloney

loading past form
held up, fell 9th
fell Orpen Wide (IRE) 11-10 (Andy & Bev Wright)

Orpen (USA) - Melba (IRE)(Namaqualand (USA))

SP 40/1

Michael Chapman

L Vickers

loading past form
chased leaders when fell 2nd
fell Premier Dane (IRE) 11-10 (Jim Ennis Construction Ltd)

Indian Danehill (IRE) - Crystal Blue (IRE)(Bluebird (USA))
Breeder - J F Tuthill

SP 9/1

N Richards

D J Condon

loading past form
chased leaders, challenging when fell 2 out
Off 2.53
Time 3m. 53.20 secs, which is 9.61 secs faster than the course average
Tote Exacta £31.90.
ToteTrio £259.20.

Non runners Chaninbar (FR), Tatenen (FR)
2007 Tramantano 8 11-2 P J Brennan 4/1 (Nigel Twiston-Davies)