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1 January 2022
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Paddy Power New Year's Day Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (GBB Race) (Class 1) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV
  • Distance: 2m 4f 127y
  • Going: Soft
Cheltenham
Runners
16

Type
Chase Turf

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Funambule Sivola silk
Funambule Sivola
J: Charlie Deutsch
T: Venetia Williams
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 6 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (27%)
Progressive chaser who looks a major contender, provided he stays this stiff 2m4f
2112-2
Age: 7
Weight: 11-12
OR: 155
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Hun Huntingdon 20f Gd ChG2 11-2 2/6 First Flow (4½L) 11/2 156 157
10 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 16f GS NvChG1 11-4 2/5 Shishkin (3¼L) 14/1 149 158
28 Mar 21 Asc Ascot 17f Gd 2NvHcCh 11-12 1/3 Monsieur Lecoq (23L) 11/10F 141 153
25 Feb 21 Chp Chepstow 16f Sft 2HcCh 11-0 1/6 Zambezi Fix (1½L) 5/4F 133 147
20 Jan 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f Hy 3NvHcCh 10-7 2/6 Dostal Phil (5½L) 6/5F 130 140
29 Dec 20 Nby Newbury 16.5f Sft 3HcCh 11-11 1/8 Shut The Box (½L) 9/2 124 141
2
Janika silk
w1
Janika t
J: James Bowen
T: Nicky Henderson
w1
Wind Op - First run after wind operation
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 11 wins from 38 in the last 14 days (29%)
Won the 2019 Haldon Gold Cup; has not matched that form since
/950-6
Age: 9
Weight: 11-10
OR: 153
Days: 84
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Oct 21 Chp Chepstow 19.5f Gd 2HcCh 11-12 6/9 Paint The Dream (44L) 17/2 158 124
10 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 24.5f GS HcHG3 11-8 t 14/19 Hometown Boy (86L) 20/1 145 73
17 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 21f GS HcHG3 11-2 t 5/26 Heaven Help Us (11½L) 33/1 145 145
23 Jan 21 Asc Ascot 19.5f Sft HcHG3 11-12 9/12 Craigneiche (43L) 5/1 147 114
15 Feb 20 Asc Ascot 21f Sft ChG1 11-7 t 2/4 Riders Onthe Storm (14L) 9/1 164 152
18 Jan 20 Asc Ascot 17f Hy ChG1 11-7 t1 4/5 Defi Du Seuil (17½L) 8/1 165 142
3
Simply The Betts silk
CD
Simply The Betts
J: Harry Cobden
T: Paul Nicholls
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Has good form at Cheltenham; return to this track looks a plus
1/6-6P
Age: 9
Weight: 11-10
OR: 153
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Dec 21 Ain Aintree 25f Sft ChG2 11-0 PU/8 Protektorat () 7/2 153 -
13 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 20f Gd HcChG3 11-12 6/19 Midnight Shadow (5¾L) 20/1 154 158
14 Nov 20 Chl Cheltenham 20f Sft HcChG3 11-11 6/16 Coole Cody (13L) 7/1 157 156
12 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft HcChG3 11-4 1/23 Happy Diva (1¼L) 100/30F 149 157
25 Jan 20 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft 2NvHcCh 11-5 1/12 Imperial Aura (1½L) 11/2 140 160
26 Dec 19 Kem Kempton 20.5f Sft 3NvHcCh 11-8 2/11 Commanche Red (9L) 5/1 140 142
4
Magic Saint silk
C
Magic Saint tp 1
J: Tom Buckley 5
T: Paul Nicholls
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Rather disappointing over 2m here last time; cheekpieces added
5P2-75
Age: 8
Weight: 11-6
OR: 149
Days: 50
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 16f Gd 2HcCh 11-10 t 5/9 Editeur Du Gite (18½L) 7/2 152 145
29 Oct 21 Wet Wetherby 19.5f GS HcChL 11-9 t 7/10 Good Boy Bobby (25L) 9/1 154 138
14 Apr 21 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Gd HcChG2 11-7 t 2/9 Manofthemountain (4½L) 14/1 157 158
9 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 21f GS HcChG3 11-12 t PU/26 Livelovelaugh () 40/1 157 -
21 Feb 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f GS ChG2 11-0 t 5/6 Sceau Royal (25L) 7/1 158 147
12 Dec 20 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft 2HcCh 11-9 t1 4/9 Sky Pirate (16½L) 4/1 159 159
5
Riders Onthe Storm silk
D
Riders Onthe Storm t
J: Nick Scholfield
T: Richard Hobson
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Made an encouraging stable/seasonal debut at Aintree; still well treated on peak form
/33P-2
Age: 9
Weight: 11-4
OR: 147
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Dec 21 Ain Aintree 20f Sft 2HcCh 12-1 t1 2/10 Clan Legend (3¼L) 20/1 147 150
20 Feb 21 Asc Ascot 21f Sft ChG1 11-7 PU/5 Dashel Drasher () 22/1 155 -
9 Jan 21 Kem Kempton 20.5f GS ChG2 11-6 3/4 Master Tommytucker (26L) 10/1 160 148
15 Nov 20 Chl Cheltenham 16f Sft ChG2 11-6 3/4 Put The Kettle On (57L) 13/2 162 123
12 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft ChG1 11-10 F/8 Min () 11/1 162 -
15 Feb 20 Asc Ascot 21f Sft ChG1 11-7 1/4 Janika (14L) 7/2 162 162
6
Coole Cody silk
CD
C
D
Coole Cody
J: Adam Wedge
T: Evan Williams
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
D
6 x Distance Winner - Won 6 times before at this distance
Game chaser; stuck on well to land the Racing Post Gold Cup here last month; big player
44-2F1
Age: 11
Weight: 11-4
OR: 147
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f GS HcChG3 10-12 1/13 Zanza (2L) 12/1 143 153
13 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 20f Gd HcChG3 10-13 F/19 Midnight Shadow () 14/1 141 150
22 Oct 21 Chl Cheltenham 20f Gd 3HcH 11-2 2/12 Guard Your Dreams (2L) 11/1 135 145
14 Apr 21 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Gd HcChG2 10-10 4/9 Manofthemountain (11L) 100/30F 143 138
18 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f GS HcChG3 11-1 4/21 The Shunter (6½L) 22/1 143 148
27 Feb 21 Kem Kempton 20.5f Gd NvChG2 11-3 3/4 Tamaroc Du Mathan (16L) 7/1 143 144
7
Zanza silk
Zanza p 1
J: Tom O'Brien
T: Philip Hobbs
Ran well behind Coole Cody in the Racing Post Gold Cup; cheekpieces now fitted; respected
P6-362
Age: 8
Weight: 11-4
OR: 147
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f GS HcChG3 11-0 2/13 Coole Cody (2L) 12/1 145 154
13 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 20f Gd HcChG3 11-2 6/19 Midnight Shadow (5¾L) 12/1 144 148
2 Nov 21 Exe Exeter 17.5f GS HcChG2 10-4 3/6 Eldorado Allen (3¾L) 11/1 148 154
8 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 16f GS HcChG3 11-8 6/18 Editeur Du Gite (9¾L) 16/1 145 151
17 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16f GS HcChG3 10-13 PU/19 Sky Pirate () 8/1 145 -
12 Dec 20 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft 2HcCh 10-12 F/9 Sky Pirate () 11/2 145 -
8
Alnadam silk
D
Alnadam
J: Harry Skelton
T: Dan Skelton
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 5 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (26%)
Faces a more suitable task with Haydock reappearance under his belt; possibilities
1817-4
Age: 9
Weight: 11-0
OR: 143
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Nov 21 Hay Haydock 21.5f GS 2Ch 11-9 4/4 Bravemansgame (24L) 20/1 145 140
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 25f Sft HcChG3 10-13 7/16 Vintage Clouds (12L) 11/2 145 145
6 Feb 21 San Sandown 20f Hy 3HcCh 11-10 1/10 Clan Legend (5½L) 3/1F 137 150
26 Dec 20 Kem Kempton 20.5f GS 3NvHcCh 11-5 8/10 Killer Clown (30L) 4/1F 137 124
4 Dec 20 San Sandown 20f Sft 3NvHcCh 11-2 1/11 Before Midnight (6½L) 11/2 129 147
1 Nov 20 Crl Carlisle 20f Hy 3NvHcCh 11-5 2/6 Rath An Iuir (1L) 11/2 125 140
9
Espoir De Teillee silk
D
Espoir De Teillee
J: Danny Mullins
T: Tom George
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Back in better form when third on last two starts; this is a stiffer assignment
1-6433
Age: 10
Weight: 10-12
OR: 141
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Nov 21 Nby Newbury 22.5f GS 2HcCh 11-9 3/13 Kapcorse (7L) 16/1 142 148
9 Oct 21 Chp Chepstow 19.5f Gd 2HcCh 10-12 3/9 Paint The Dream (10½L) 20/1 144 142
19 Aug 21 Str Stratford 19.5f Gd 2HcCh 11-12 4/7 Cracking Destiny (50L) 11/1 145 114
25 Apr 21 Aut Auteuil 21.5f VSft HG2 10-6 6/8 L'Autonomie (48L) 20/1 - 107
27 Mar 21 Nby Newbury 20f GS 2HcCh 11-7 1/5 Kalooki (hd) 9/2 142 146
26 Feb 21 War Warwick 20f Sft 2HcCh 11-3 1/9 Espoir De Guye (1¾L) 25/1 138 143
10
Kauto Riko silk
Kauto Riko tp 1
J: Jonathan Burke
T: Tom Gretton
Close second over 3m on reappearance; drops back in trip with cheekpieces added
0/4P-2
Age: 11
Weight: 10-11
OR: 140
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Don Doncaster 24f GS 2HcCh 11-0 t 2/7 Two For Gold (½L) 9/2 138 145
9 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 21f GS HcChG3 10-11 t PU/26 Livelovelaugh () 25/1 142 -
14 Nov 20 Chl Cheltenham 20f Sft HcChG3 10-10 t 4/16 Coole Cody (5½L) 50/1 142 145
12 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft HcChG3 11-2 t 14/23 Simply The Betts (25L) 50/1 147 129
29 Feb 20 Kel Kelso 23.5f Hy ChL 10-12 t 1/5 Saint Xavier (14L) 4/1 147 142
11 Jan 20 Kem Kempton 20.5f GS ChG2 11-0 t 5/5 Frodon (26L) 12/1 149 134
11
A Toi Phil silk
D
A Toi Phil
J: Jamie Moore
T: Gary Moore
D
6 x Distance Winner - Won 6 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 7 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (28%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 7 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (29%)
Formerly smart; raced only twice in the last two years; back from another layoff
014/4-
Age: 12
Weight: 10-7
OR: 136
Days: 357
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Jan 21 Kem Kempton 20.5f GS 3HcCh 11-5 4/8 Smarty Wild (10½L) 14/1 140 140
8 Feb 20 Nby Newbury 23.5f Gd ChG2 11-0 4/6 Native River (10½L) 40/1 142 147
13 Sep 19 Lis Listowel 20f Y Ch 10-13 tp 1/5 The West's Awake (1½L) 5/2 144 147
11 Sep 19 Lis Listowel 24f Y HcCh 10-11 tp1 10/18 Poker Party (22L) 33/1 144 134
4 Aug 19 Gal Galway 22.5f Sft Ch 11-3 t 4/7 Yorkhill (11½L) 11/2 145 131
31 Jul 19 Gal Galway 22.5f Gd HcCh 10-7 t 13/22 Borice (37L) 33/1 148 120
12
Vienna Court silk
CD
Vienna Court
J: Sam Twiston-Davies
T: Nigel Twiston-Davies
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Impressively defied top weight in mares' handicap over C&D last month; interesting
443-31
Age: 7
Weight: 10-6
OR: 135
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Dec 21 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f GS 3HcChM 11-12 1/11 Precious Eleanor (11L) 12/1 123 140
10 Nov 21 Ban Bangor-on-Dee 17.5f GS NvChLM 11-0 3/8 The Glancing Queen (11½L) 11/1 123 126
15 Apr 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Gd 2HcChM 10-13 3/6 Northern Beau (25L) 9/2 125 117
27 Mar 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f GS 3HcCh 11-9 4/8 Shut The Box (4½L) 8/1 126 128
25 Feb 21 Chp Chepstow 16f Sft 2HcCh 10-10 4/6 Funambule Sivola (23L) 9/2 129 118
11 Feb 21 Kem Kempton 16f St/Slw 4NHFM 11-0 5/13 Tomorrow Mystery (8½L) 10/1 - 109
13
Galahad Quest silk
C
D
BF
Galahad Quest t
J: David Noonan
T: Nick Williams
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Creditable fifth in the Paddy Power here on most recent completed start; still unexposed
31-35F
Age: 6
Weight: 10-5
OR: 134
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Dec 21 Ain Aintree 20f Sft 2HcCh 11-2 t F/10 Clan Legend () 4/1J 134 -
13 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 20f Gd HcChG3 10-7 t 5/19 Midnight Shadow (5½L) 22/1 135 138
29 Oct 21 Wet Wetherby 19.5f GS HcChL 10-7 t 3/10 Good Boy Bobby (2L) 28/1 135 140
20 Feb 21 Hay Haydock 20f Sft 3NvHcCh 10-11 t1 1/7 Marown (2½L) 12/1 129 139
23 Jan 21 Hay Haydock 20f Hy NvChG2 10-10 3/4 Silver Hallmark (12½L) 25/1 130 133
26 Dec 20 Kem Kempton 20.5f GS 3NvHcCh 10-10 9/10 Killer Clown (33L) 18/1 134 112
14
Admiral Barratry silk
D
Admiral Barratry v
J: Aidan Coleman
T: Lucy Wadham
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Took well to first-time visor at Fakenham on latest start; tougher scenario here
2P0-71
Age: 9
Weight: 10-3
OR: 132
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Dec 21 Fak Fakenham 21f Sft 3HcCh 11-12 v1 1/6 Luckofthedraw (16L) 3/1C 125 141
4 Dec 21 Wet Wetherby 24f GS 3HcCh 11-8 p 7/9 Saint Palais (37L) 18/1 128 106
18 Apr 21 Ayr Ayr 24f Gd 2NvHcCh 11-0 p 12/13 One More Fleurie (32L) 20/1 130 115
13 Mar 21 San Sandown 20f Sft NvHcChL 10-10 PU/9 Farinet () 7/2 130 -
19 Feb 21 Fak Fakenham 21f Sft 3HcCh 12-0 2/10 Fire Away (¾L) 4/1 126 141
28 Jan 21 Fak Fakenham 21f Hy 3HcCh 11-0 1/8 Corrany (2¾L) 7/1 121 131
15
High Up In The Air silk
D
High Up In The Air
J: James Davies
T: Gary Moore
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 7 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (29%)
Unable to complete a six-timer when last seen; returns in a warm race
11114-
Age: 8
Weight: 10-2
OR: 131
Days: 294
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Mar 21 San Sandown 20f Sft NvHcChL 11-1 4/9 Farinet (51L) 17/2 135 101
28 Feb 21 Fon Fontwell 19.5f Sft 3NvHcCh 10-9 1/4 Ashutor (9L) 11/8F 126 134
6 Feb 21 San Sandown 15.5f Hy 3NvHcCh 10-4 1/5 Beaufort West (2½L) 11/8F 120 125
13 Jan 21 Plu Plumpton 17f Sft 5HcCh 11-12 1/9 En Coeur (6L) 5/6F 112 128
3 Jan 21 Plu Plumpton 20f Sft 4HcCh 11-7 1/5 Oxwich Bay (6L) 11/8F 105 120
26 Nov 20 Lin Lingfield 16f Hy 5HcCh 11-7 1/8 Clondaw Storm (3¼L) 7/1 100 113
16
Deyrann De Carjac silk
D
Deyrann De Carjac
J: Brendan Powell
T: Alan King
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Looks held by Coole Cody and Zanza on Racing Post Gold Cup running
P-3505
Age: 9
Weight: 10-2
OR: 131
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f GS HcChG3 10-2 5/13 Coole Cody (13½L) 18/1 133 132
13 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 20f Gd HcChG3 10-9 11/19 Midnight Shadow (9¼L) 50/1 137 137
18 Jun 21 Mar Market Rasen 21.5f GS 3HcCh 11-12 5/6 Lord Bryan (33L) 4/1 140 113
19 May 21 War Warwick 16.5f GS 2HcCh 11-9 3/6 Fidelio Vallis (12L) 15/2 142 138
21 Nov 20 Hay Haydock 21.5f Sft 2Ch 11-8 PU/6 Master Tommytucker () 14/1 145 -
12 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft HcChG3 11-0 17/23 Simply The Betts (43L) 14/1 145 112
Verdict

Towards the bottom of the weights, GALAHAD QUEST may be the answer. Second choice is the useful mare Vienna Court.

Verdict silk image
Galahad Quest

Betting Forecast:

9/2 Alnadam,

6/1 Funambule Sivola,

Coole Cody,

7/1 Zanza,

8/1 Galahad Quest,

9/1 Vienna Court,

10/1 Simply The Betts,

12/1 Riders Onthe Storm,

Kauto Riko,

16/1 Admiral Barratry,

Deyrann De Carjac,

20/1 Espoir De Teillee,

25/1 Magic Saint,

A Toi Phil,

High Up In The Air,

33/1 Janika

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