CHELTENHAM
19 March 2021
Friday 19th March

ITV Racing Tips

13:20 13:55 14:30 15:05 15:40 16:15

Fakenham Tips

13:10 13:45 14:20 14:55 15:30 16:05 16:40

Cheltenham Tips

13:20 13:55 14:30 15:05 15:40 16:15 16:50

Lingfield (AW) Tips

13:35 14:10 14:45 15:20 15:55 16:30 17:05

Dundalk (AW) Tips

17:00 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:00 19:30 20:00 20:30

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St. James's Place Festival Challenge Cup Open Hunters' Chase (Class 2) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV
  • Distance: 3m 2f 70y
  • Going: Good To Soft
Cheltenham
Runners
18

Type
Chase

Surface
Turf

Weather
Partly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Billaway silk
Billaway
J: Paul Townend
T: W P Mullins
Second in this race last year; beat Staker Wallace at Naas most recently; big player
12-211
Age: 9
Weight: 12-0
OR: 141
Days: 47
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Jan 21 Naa Naas 25f Hy HntCh 12-2 1/18 Staker Wallace (2¼L) 8/11F - 147
17 Dec 20 Dro Down Royal 21.5f Sft HntCh 12-2 1/10 Winged Leader (6½L) 5/4F - 147
10 Nov 20 Fai Fairyhouse 23.5f Sft/Hy HntCh 12-2 2/9 Stand Up And Fight (1½L) 5/2F - 139
13 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 26.5f GS 2HntCh 12-0 2/21 It Came To Pass (10L) 11/4F 135 144
26 Jan 20 Naa Naas 24f Sft HntCh 12-0 1/11 Staker Wallace (8L) 9/2 - 138
26 Dec 19 Dro Down Royal 22f Sft/Hy HntCh 11-9 2/16 Dylrow (1L) 11/1 - 131
2
Bob And Co silk
D
w2
Bob And Co ht
J: Sean Bowen
T: Paul Nicholls
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
w2
Wind Op - Second run after wind operation
3-4 in hunter chases; smart performance at Haydock on reappearance; leading contender
/P11-1
Age: 10
Weight: 12-0
OR: 146
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Feb 21 Hay Haydock 22.5f Sft 3HntCh 11-8 ht 1/10 Wishing And Hoping (17L) 11/8F 146 155
23 Feb 20 Fon Fontwell 26f Sft 6HntCh 12-6 ht 1/4 Alcala (1¼L) Evs 148 150
7 Feb 20 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 20.5f Sft 6HntCh 12-8 ht1 1/4 Ballynagour (99L) EvensF 148 150
22 Jan 20 War Warwick 24f Sft 6HntCh 12-6 t1 PU/4 Minella Rocco () EvsJ 150 -
16 Mar 19 Aut Auteuil 22f Hy ChG3 10-8 3/4 Storm Of Saintly (16L) 99/10 - 129
25 Nov 18 Aut Auteuil 21.5f Hy HG2 10-6 PU/13 Galop Marin () 45/1 - -
3
Chameron silk
Chameron t
J: Harry Cobden
T: S Loxton
Won novice hunter chase at Leicester on seasonal debut; should improve further
/511-1
Age: 8
Weight: 12-0
OR: 130
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Feb 21 Lei Leicester 22.5f Hy 5NvHntCh 11-2 t 1/15 Cousin Pascal (2¼L) 10/11F 130 127
1 Mar 20 Lkh Larkhill 24f GS OpenPTP 11-7 t 1/7 Green Winter (12L) 4/5F - -
5 Jan 20 Lkh Larkhill 24f Gd PTP 12-0 t 1/13 Miss Seagreen (15L) 5/1 - 106
8 May 19 Nab Newton Abbot 26f GS 3Ch 10-12 t1 5/5 Boyhood (48L) 17/2 136 95
17 Apr 19 Chl Cheltenham 24f Gd 2HcH 11-8 b1 11/13 Tobefair (55L) 14/1 140 96
1 Jan 19 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS 2HcH 11-6 7/14 Aux Ptits Soins (21L) 16/1 143 136
4
Hazel Hill silk
CD
Hazel Hill
J: Alex Edwards
T: Mel Rowley
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Going Specialist - 3 wins from 3 starts on this ground (100%)
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Won this race in 2019 but he's 13 now and may struggle to repeat the performance
112-21
Age: 13
Weight: 12-0
OR: 143
Days: 57
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Jan 21 Lud Ludlow 24f Sft 5HntCh 11-10 1/13 Ravished (4½L) 6/4F 147 132
6 Dec 20 Chd Chaddesley Corbett 24f Sft OpenPTP 11-7 2/10 Highway Jewel (25L) 1/3F - -
1 Feb 20 Wet Wetherby 24f Sft 6HntCh 12-4 2/5 Minella Rocco (1½L) 1/4F 147 147
12 Jan 20 Shh Sheriff Hutton 24f Sft OpenPTP 12-0 1/6 Rocklander (15L) 4/11F - -
3 May 19 Chl Cheltenham 26.5f GS 2HntCh 12-4 1/7 Caryto Des Brosses (nk) 1/4F 147 146
15 Mar 19 Chl Cheltenham 26.5f GS 2HntCh 12-0 1/24 Shantou Flyer (4L) 7/2F 139 155
5
It Came To Pass silk
CD
It Came To Pass
J: Richie McLernon
T: Eugene M O'Sullivan
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
66-1 winner of this contest in 2020; holds every chance if back to that standout form
7P1-4U
Age: 11
Weight: 12-0
OR: 144
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Feb 21 Thu Thurles 25f Hy HntCh 11-11 UR/15 Jury Duty () 6/1 - -
10 Nov 20 Fai Fairyhouse 23.5f Sft/Hy HntCh 11-11 4/9 Stand Up And Fight (22L) 11/2 - 119
13 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 26.5f GS 2HntCh 12-0 1/21 Billaway (10L) 66/1 126 155
26 Jan 20 Klf Kilfeacle 24f Sft/Hy OpenPTP 12-2 PU/6 Lite Duties () 2/1 - -
26 Dec 19 Dro Down Royal 22f Sft/Hy HntCh 11-7 7/16 Dylrow (24L) 9/1 - 108
17 Nov 19 Cor Cork 24f Sft HntCh 11-7 1/8 Wrong Direction (hd) 9/2 - 133
6
Latenightpass silk
CD
Latenightpass
J: Bridget Andrews
T: T Ellis
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
2-2 in hunter chases, winning over C&D in May 2019 and at Warwick last month
4112-1
Age: 8
Weight: 12-0
OR: 137
Days: 44
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Feb 21 War Warwick 24f Sft 6HntCh 11-6 1/17 Highway Jewel (¾L) 40/1 115 145
29 Feb 20 Hrs Horseheath 24f Sft OpenPTP 11-5 2/3 Back Bar (1¾L) 8/13F - -
1 Feb 20 Hrs Horseheath 24f Gd OpenPTP 11-5 1/4 Changeofluck (3L) 1/3F - -
19 Jan 20 Rev Revesby Park 24f GS OpenPTP 11-0 1/1 () - -
1 Dec 19 Lkh Larkhill 24f Gd OpenPTP 11-0 4/9 Southfield Theatre (5¼L) 4/1 - 95
3 May 19 Chl Cheltenham 26f GS 4HntCh 11-12 1/15 Captain McGinley (½L) 11/1 - 115
7
Law Of Gold silk
Law Of Gold
J: Jack Quinlan
T: David Kemp
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Well-held seventh in this race last year; 12l behind Monbeg Gold on reappearance
1117-3
Age: 8
Weight: 12-0
OR: 123
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Feb 21 Don Doncaster 26f GS 6HntCh 10-13 3/11 Silsol (12½L) 100/30 123 124
13 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 26.5f GS 2HntCh 12-0 7/21 It Came To Pass (38L) 12/1 - 118
1 Feb 20 Hrs Horseheath 24f Gd OpenPTP 12-5 1/10 Tullys Touch (12L) 6/4F - -
31 May 19 Str Stratford 27.5f Gd 2NvHntCh 11-10 1/8 Winged Leader (1½L) 9/1 - 116
12 May 19 Grt Garthorpe 24f Gd OpenPTP 11-7 1/2 Proximo (3½L) 8/13F - -
28 Apr 19 Grt Garthorpe 24f Gd PTP 12-0 1/4 Smoke Man (6L) 11/8 - -
8
Mighty Stowaway silk
Mighty Stowaway tb
J: Jack Kennedy
T: Mrs Denise Foster
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 8 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (27%)
Well-held third behind Stand Up And Fight and Billaway at Fairyhouse when last seen
15-013
Age: 10
Weight: 12-0
OR: 129
Days: 129
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Nov 20 Fai Fairyhouse 23.5f Sft/Hy HntCh 12-2 tp 3/9 Stand Up And Fight (11½L) 100/30 127 128
18 Oct 20 Tin Tinahely 24f Y OpenPTP 12-2 1/5 Rewritetherules (30L) - 119
31 Jul 20 Gal Galway 22.5f Sft HcCh 11-7 b 11/15 Mindsmadeup (63L) 9/1 128 71
20 Feb 20 Thu Thurles 25f Sft HntCh 11-11 b 5/11 Macs Legend (30L) 4/1 129 92
12 Jan 20 Tin Tinahely 24f Sft OpenPTP 12-2 1/11 Marinero (5L) 6/4F - 114
1 Dec 19 Mns Mainstown 24f Sft OpenPTP 11-11 1/8 Reigning Supreme (1½L) 9/4 - 102
18 Aug 19 Sth Southwell 20.5f Gd 2HcCh 11-0 tb 4/7 Royal Village (31L) 14/1 133 105
9
Monbeg Gold silk
Monbeg Gold p
J: Jonjo O'Neill Jr
T: Mrs Jonjo O'Neill
Has form figures of 2UP2 since switched to hunter chases; much more is needed from him
U2U-P2
Age: 11
Weight: 12-0
OR: 130
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Feb 21 Don Doncaster 26f GS 6HntCh 10-13 2/11 Silsol (nk) 18/1 125 133
3 Feb 21 War Warwick 24f Sft 6HntCh 11-6 p PU/17 Latenightpass () 20/1 127 -
27 Feb 20 Lud Ludlow 24f Sft 5HntCh 11-13 p UR/6 Dieu Vivant () EvensF 130 -
5 Feb 20 Lud Ludlow 24f GS 4HntCh 11-13 p 2/7 The Dellercheckout (3½L) 11/10F 130 133
18 May 19 Utt Uttoxeter 24f Gd 3HcCh 11-9 p UR/7 Irish Octave () 9/4F 130 -
9 Apr 19 Sth Southwell 24f Gd 4HcCh 11-7 p 1/7 Hepijeu (10L) 5/2J 118 136
10
Mr Mantilla silk
Mr Mantilla
J: Kielan Woods
T: D J Jeffreys
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (0%)
Highly progressive pointer in Ireland; fascinating contender on debut for new stable
12-111
Age: 7
Weight: 12-0
OR: -
Days: -
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Dec 20 Std Stradbally 24f Sft OpenPTP 12-2 1/12 Bellow Mome (5L) - 112
29 Nov 20 Boh Borris House 24f Y OpenPTP 12-2 1/14 Rewritetherules (½L) - 109
24 Oct 20 Lgh Loughanmore 24f Y/Sft PTP 12-2 1/8 High Stakes (1L) - 102
8 Mar 20 Lgs Lingstown 24f Sft PTP 12-2 2/7 Movethechains (hd) 2/1F - 97
1 Dec 19 Mns Mainstown 24f Sft PTP 12-2 1/11 Templebredin (1½L) 6/1 - 93
10 Nov 19 Knh Knockmullen House 24f Y/Sft MdPTP 12-2 1/6 Milanford (2L) 8/1 - 87
11
Porlock Bay silk
Porlock Bay
J: Lorcan Williams
T: Will Biddick
Ex-French 10yo who has made a promising start to British career; possibilities
/21-12
Age: 10
Weight: 12-0
OR: 135
Days: 43
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Feb 21 Wcn Wincanton 25f Hy 6HntCh 10-13 2/16 Sametegal (½L) 11/4 135 135
1 Nov 20 Kmb Kimble 20f GS OpenPTP 12-0 1/10 Undisputed (20L) 7/2 - -
4 Jun 19 Nan Nantes 19.5f Sft H 10-12 1/10 Digny (2½L) 3/5F - 111
12 May 19 Die Dieppe 19.5f VSft Ch 10-10 2/8 Nabuco Has (4L) 5/2 - -
3 Nov 18 Aut Auteuil 17.5f VSft Ch 11-0 2/9 Chahuteur (1¼L) 3/5F - 132
20 Oct 18 Aut Auteuil 18.5f VSft Ch 10-8 2/6 Politikar (1¾L) 11/5 - 129
12
Ravished silk
Ravished
J: Thomas Garner
T: J J O'Shea
Form dipped badly at Haydock in the race won by Bob And Co; stiff task
13-12P
Age: 13
Weight: 12-0
OR: 120
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Feb 21 Hay Haydock 22.5f Sft 3HntCh 11-5 PU/10 Bob And Co () 10/1 120 -
21 Jan 21 Lud Ludlow 24f Sft 5HntCh 11-6 2/13 Hazel Hill (4½L) 9/2 118 120
1 Nov 20 Kmb Kimble 24f GS OpenPTP 11-0 1/8 Southfield Theatre (12L) 4/5F - -
19 Jan 20 Bap Bangor-On-Dee P-T-P Course 24f Hy OpenPTP 11-12 3/5 Alfstar (4¾L) 7/4 - -
29 Dec 19 Ctn Cottenham 24f Gd OpenPTP 11-3 1/7 Knockedoutloaded (18L) 8/11F - 118
1 Dec 19 Lkh Larkhill 24f Gd OpenPTP 11-3 2/9 Southfield Theatre (1L) 4/6F - 102
13
Red Indian silk
Red Indian
J: David Noonan
T: Kelly Morgan
Useful sort; back in better form with two point-to-point wins this term; one to consider
/56-11
Age: 9
Weight: 12-0
OR: 139
Days: 398
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Dec 20 Aln Alnwick 24f Sft OpenPTP 11-3 1/6 Killer Crow (15L) 1/4F - -
24 Oct 20 Bis Bishops Court 24f Sft OpenPTP 11-0 1/10 Master Baker (30L) 5/2 - -
15 Feb 20 Asc Ascot 24f Sft HcChL 10-5 6/8 Ballyoptic (48L) 7/2F 141 103
18 Jan 20 Hay Haydock 25.5f Hy HcChG2 10-6 5/10 Vintage Clouds (14½L) 5/1J 143 135
6 Apr 19 Ain Aintree 24.5f Gd HcHG3 10-7 p1 16/21 Aux Ptits Soins (46L) 16/1 139 102
12 Mar 19 Chl Cheltenham 20f Sft NvHcChL 11-7 11/20 A Plus Tard (51L) 16/1 145 116
14
Salvatore silk
D
Salvatore
J: Lee Edwards
T: Mel Rowley
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Scored at Musselburgh last month; needs another step forward but that's possible
311-11
Age: 8
Weight: 12-0
OR: 134
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Feb 21 Mus Musselburgh 26.5f Sft 4HntCh 10-13 1/13 Alcala (2¼L) 7/4 - 138
12 Dec 20 Lkh Larkhill 24f Gd OpenPTP 12-0 1/13 Coningsby (4¼L) EvensF - -
7 Mar 20 Did Didmarton 24f Gd ClbPTP 12-0 1/8 Barney Dwan (¾L) 6/4 - -
8 Feb 20 Chd Chaddesley Corbett 24f H OpenPTP 12-0 1/6 Ballyboker Breeze (5L) 8/11F - -
5 Jan 20 Lkh Larkhill 24f Gd OpenPTP 12-0 3/9 Shantou Flyer (2¼L) 3/1 - 104
1 Dec 19 Lkh Larkhill 24f Gd PTP 12-0 1/20 Coco Live (3½L) 9/4F - 100
15
Sonneofpresenting silk
Sonneofpresenting
J: William Kennedy
T: Miss Sarah Rippon
Latest effort is modest form in this context; opposed
/2U-P3
Age: 11
Weight: 12-0
OR: 120
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Feb 21 Fon Fontwell 26f Sft 6HntCh 11-2 3/16 The Galloping Bear (27L) 25/1 120 114
3 Feb 21 War Warwick 24f Sft 6HntCh 11-2 PU/17 Latenightpass () 66/1 126 -
23 Feb 20 Bdy Badbury Rings 24f GS OpenPTP 11-0 UR/9 Master Baker () 7/2 - -
26 Jan 20 Coc Cocklebarrow 28f Sft OpenPTP 11-0 2/6 Barney Dwan (20L) 11/2 - -
23 Feb 19 Bbr Barbury Racecourse 24f Gd OpenPTP 11-11 3/6 Templebraden (8½L) EvensF - -
6 Jan 19 Lkh Larkhill 24f Gd OpenPTP 11-4 RO/11 Monsieur Gibraltar () 3/1 - -
16
Staker Wallace silk
Staker Wallace
J: Mark Walsh
T: E Bolger
Fourth in this race in 2020; not far behind old rival Billaway at Naas last time
4-2212
Age: 10
Weight: 12-0
OR: 134
Days: 47
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Jan 21 Naa Naas 25f Hy HntCh 12-2 2/18 Billaway (2¼L) 10/1 - 144
30 Dec 20 Lim Limerick 22.5f Hy MdHntCh 12-2 1/10 Super Citizen (1¾L) 4/7F - 122
6 Dec 20 Mns Mainstown 24f Y OpenPTP 11-11 2/11 Dom Dolo (1½L) - 107
8 Nov 20 Drh Dromahane 24f Y/Sft OpenPTP 12-2 2/8 Aloneamongmillions (3L) - 110
13 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 26.5f GS 2HntCh 12-0 4/21 It Came To Pass (18½L) 15/2 127 136
16 Feb 20 Nen Nenagh 24f Y/Sft OpenPTP 11-11 1/3 Lite Duties (8L) 1/2F - 116
17
Stand Up And Fight silk
Stand Up And Fight b
J: Darragh O'Keeffe
T: E Bolger
Balance of form suggests he's set for a supporting role; sixth in this contest in 2019
1-P142
Age: 9
Weight: 12-0
OR: 137
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Feb 21 Thu Thurles 25f Hy HntCh 11-11 b 2/15 Jury Duty (¾L) 7/2 - 132
17 Dec 20 Dro Down Royal 21.5f Sft HntCh 11-11 b 4/10 Billaway (19½L) 6/1 - 129
10 Nov 20 Fai Fairyhouse 23.5f Sft/Hy HntCh 11-11 b1 1/9 Billaway (1½L) 16/1 123 137
22 Aug 20 Kln Killarney 21f Y HcCh 10-3 PU/12 Mortal () 16/1 127 -
8 Mar 20 Lgs Lingstown 25f Sft OpenPTP 12-2 1/13 Better B Quick (6L) 6/4F - 111
20 Feb 20 Thu Thurles 25f Sft HntCh 11-11 PU/11 Macs Legend () 7/4F - -
18
Wishing And Hoping silk
Wishing And Hoping
J: Bryony Frost
T: Mel Rowley
Very consistent but limitations were exposed behind Bob And Co at Haydock
21-122
Age: 11
Weight: 12-0
OR: 137
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Feb 21 Hay Haydock 22.5f Sft 3HntCh 11-5 2/10 Bob And Co (17L) 4/1 137 137
6 Dec 20 Chd Chaddesley Corbett 24f Sft OpenPTP 12-0 2/7 Premier Magic (7L) 1/3F - -
25 Oct 20 Msp Maisemore Park 24f Sft OpenPTP 11-12 1/8 Roc D'Apsis (1½L) - -
4 Mar 20 Cat Catterick 25.5f Sft 5NvHntCh 12-2 1/6 Absainte (25L) 1/2F 137 143
15 Feb 20 Hay Haydock 22.5f Hy 3HntCh 12-1 2/4 Alcala (3¾L) 4/6F 137 144
7 Jan 20 Tau Taunton 23f Sft 6HntCh 11-12 1/8 Bishops Road (5L) 13/8 128 144
Verdict

Smart BOB AND CO has a good chance on ratings. Chameron, Porlock Bay and Mr Mantilla are interesting types at bigger odds.

Verdict silk image
Bob And Co

Betting Forecast:

11/4 Billaway,

9/2 Bob And Co,

7/1 It Came To Pass,

8/1 Staker Wallace,

Red Indian,

12/1 Stand Up And Fight,

14/1 Chameron,

Hazel Hill,

16/1 Latenightpass,

20/1 Mr Mantilla,

25/1 Porlock Bay,

Salvatore,

Mighty Stowaway,

33/1 Law Of Gold,

Wishing And Hoping,

40/1 Monbeg Gold,

66/1 Ravished,

100/1 Sonneofpresenting

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