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Jackpot Not Won.Pool £32,572.92 carried forward to Cheltenham on Wed, 13th Mar. Placepot Pool - £1,312,987.83 Winning Units - 10.5 Dividend - £91,283.90. Quadpot Pool - £87,905.02 Winning Units - 18 Dividend - £3,613.80. Place Six Dividend - £26,930.41. Place Five Dividend - £5,034.43.

1st
silks
Espoir D'allen (FR) 5, b g 11-10 (John P McManus)
Rated 162(+7 after this run)
Voix Du Nord (FR) - Quadanse (FR)(Maille Pistol (FR))
Breeder - M Bruno Vagne

(Morning price: 18/1 16/1 18/1 14/1)
SP 16/1

Tote Win £22.30 Place £3.30
loading past form
held up in mid-division, closed 4 out, 3rd before 3 out, led 2 out, allowed to drift right when drawing clear before last, stayed on strongly, impressive
2nd
15L
silks
Melon (GB) 7, ch g 11-10 (Mrs J Donnelly)
cp1 Rated 165(-6 after this run)
Medicean (GB) - Night Teeny (GB)(Platini (GER))
Breeder - Newsells Park Stud

(Morning price: 18/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 18/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 20/1) SP 20/1

Place £2.80
loading past form
led until 2 out, no impression on winner before not fluent last, edged right flat, being closed on by 3rd close home
3rd
nk
silks
Silver Streak (IRE) 6, gr g 11-10 (Mr L Fell)
Rated 156
Dark Angel (IRE) - Happy Talk (IRE)(Hamas (IRE))
Breeder - Yeomanstown Stud

(Morning price: 80/1 100/1 66/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 80/1) SP 80/1

Place £7.30
loading past form
held up in rear, jumped right at times, closed after mistake 4 out, went 3rd last, no chance with winner, kept on under pressure and closing on 2nd close home
4th
1.5L
silks
Laurina (FR) 6, b f 11-3 (Sullivan Bloodstock Limited)
Rated 159
Spanish Moon (USA) - Lamboghina (GER)(Alkalde (GER))
Breeder - M Alain Clavier, Dr V Roger-Yves Simon & M Nicolas Simon

(Morning price: 7/2 10/3 3/1 11/4 5/2)
SP 5/2

loading past form
tracked leaders, went 2nd 4 out, hit next, ridden after 2 out, dropped to 4th last, stayed on same pace
5th
7L
silks
Verdana Blue (IRE) 7, b m 11-3 (Crimbourne Stud)
Rated 157
Getaway (GER) - Blue Gallery (IRE)(Bluebird (USA))
Breeder - Edmond Kent

(Morning price: 40/1 33/1 40/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, went 5th 3 out, shaken up after 2 out, never on terms and well held before last
6th
6L
silks
Apple's Jade (FR) 7, b f 11-3 (Gigginstown House Stud)
ts+sr Rated 166
Saddler Maker (IRE) - Apple's For Ever (FR)(Nikos)
Breeder - M Ronny Coveliers

(Morning price: 2/1 15/8 2/1 15/8 2/1 15/8 2/1 9/4)
(Ring price: 85/40 9/4 2/1 15/8 7/4) SP 7/4fav

loading past form
with leader, hit 2nd, lost 2nd 4 out, well beaten before 3 out
7th
45L
silks
Global Citizen (IRE) 7, b g 11-10 (The Megsons)
Rated 159
Alkaadhem (GB) - Lady Willmurt (IRE)(Mandalus)
Breeder - Martin Byrne

(Morning price: 40/1)
SP 50/1

loading past form
mid-division on inside, ridden and weakened before 3 out, tailed off
p.u.
silks
Brain Power (IRE) 8, b g 11-10 (Mr Michael Buckley)
cp8 Rated 158
Kalanisi (IRE) - Blonde Ambition (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - David Harvey

SP 33/1

loading past form
held up in rear, not fluent 4th, slightly hampered 4 out, soon ridden and beaten, weakened before next, pulled up before 2 out
fell
silks
Buveur D'air (FR) 8, b g 11-10 (Mr John P McManus)
Rated 172
Crillon (FR) - History (FR)(Alesso (USA))
Breeder - Gerard Ferte

(Morning price: 5/2 11/4 5/2 11/4 5/2 11/4)
SP 11/4

loading past form
held up in touch in 4th, fell 3rd
b.d.
silks
Sharjah (FR) 6, b g 11-10 (Mrs S Ricci)
Rated 165
Doctor Dino (FR) - Saaryeh (GB)(Royal Academy (USA))
Breeder - Ecurie Haras De Beauvoir

(Morning price: 18/1 20/1 18/1)
SP 20/1

loading past form
held up in mid-division, brought down 3rd
Off 3.30
Time 3m. 59.07 secs, which is 5.49 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £277.60
Tote Trifecta- £17569.50
CSF- £251.60
Tricast- £22067.60.


2018 Buveur D'air 7 11-10 B J Geraghty 4/6Fav (Nicky Henderson)
2017 Buveur D'air 6 11-10 N D Fehily 5/1 (Nicky Henderson)
2016 Annie Power 8 11-3 R Walsh 5/2Fav (W P Mullins)
2015 Faugheen 7 11-10 R Walsh 4/5Fav (W P Mullins)
2014 Jezki 6 11-10 B J Geraghty 9/1 (Mrs John Harrington)

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