CHELTENHAM
15 March 2022
Tuesday 15th March

ITV Racing Tips

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Sedgefield Tips

13:15 13:50 14:30 15:10 15:50 16:30 17:10

Cheltenham Tips

13:30 14:10 14:50 15:30 16:10 16:50 17:30

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Sporting Life Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase (Grade 1) (GBB Race) (Class 1) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV
  • Distance: 1m 7f 199y
  • Going: Good To Soft
Cheltenham
Runners
11

Type
Chase Turf

Surface
Turf

Weather
Mostly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Blue Lord silk
D
Blue Lord t
J: Paul Townend
T: W P Mullins
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 14 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (42%)
Unbeaten in three novice chases, beating Riviere D'Etel last time; unlikely to be far away
F-3111
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 158
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Feb 22 Leo Leopardstown 17f Y NvChG1 11-12 t 1/6 Riviere D'etel (½L) 5/2 - 162
2 Jan 22 Naa Naas 16f Sft NvCh 11-10 t 1/3 Lifetime Ambition (20L) 1/4F - 160
11 Dec 21 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Y/Sft Ch 12-0 t1 1/14 El Barra (5½L) 8/11F - 148
27 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Y NvHG1 12-0 3/5 Echoes In Rain (4L) 15/8 148 140
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft NvHG1 11-7 F/8 Appreciate It () 11/1 145 155
7 Feb 21 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft/Hy NvHG1 11-12 3/13 Appreciate It (6L) 14/1 - 144
2
Brave Seasca silk
D
Brave Seasca
J: Charlie Deutsch
T: Venetia Williams
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Progressive 7yo; in receipt of weight when third to Edwardstone last time; stiff task
-61113
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 146
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Feb 22 War Warwick 16.5f GS NvChG2 11-0 3/4 Edwardstone (5¾L) 9/2 145 153
15 Jan 22 War Warwick 16.5f Sft 2HcCh 10-6 1/4 Sky Pirate (7L) 4/5F 137 150
17 Dec 21 Asc Ascot 17f GS 3NvHcCh 11-0 1/8 Amarillo Sky (3L) 7/2 128 145
9 Dec 21 War Warwick 16.5f Sft 4NvHcCh 11-13 1/11 Tokay Dokey (10L) 4/1 121 141
3 Nov 21 Chp Chepstow 16f GS 3NvHcCh 10-10 6/13 Witness Protection (32L) 14/1 123 106
25 Feb 21 Hun Huntingdon 16f Sft 4NvH 11-2 1/6 Interconnected (1¼L) 8/1 - 124
3
Coeur Sublime silk
D
Coeur Sublime t
J: Rachael Blackmore
T: Henry De Bromhead
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
14l behind Riviere D'etel at Leopardstown in December; has an uphill task on these terms
47-231
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 151
Days: 47
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Jan 22 Gow Gowran Park 16f Sft Ch 12-0 t 1/12 Duchess Ravenwaves (10L) 1/6F - 136
26 Dec 21 Leo Leopardstown 17f Sft NvChG1 12-0 3/6 Ferny Hollow (15½L) 10/1 - 152
5 Dec 21 Pun Punchestown 17f Y/Sft Ch 12-0 2/15 Ferny Hollow (4L) 13/2 - 148
29 Dec 20 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft HG1 11-12 t 7/7 Sharjah (36L) 18/1 152 129
15 Nov 20 Pun Punchestown 16f Hy HG1 11-12 t 4/5 Abacadabras (6½L) 22/1 152 152
10 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft HG1 11-10 t1 15/17 Epatante (55L) 12/1 155 113
4
Edwardstone silk
D
Edwardstone
J: Tom Cannon
T: Alan King
D
6 x Distance Winner - Won 6 times before at this distance
High-class, thoroughly likeable novice; successful last four starts; very strong contender
-B1111
Age: 8
Weight: 11-4
OR: 159
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Feb 22 War Warwick 16.5f GS NvChG2 11-5 1/4 Third Time Lucki (4¼L) 10/11F 159 164
27 Dec 21 Kem Kempton 16f Sft NvChG2 11-7 1/4 Do Your Job (10L) 8/15F 159 164
4 Dec 21 San Sandown 15.5f GS NvChG1 11-2 1/7 War Lord (16L) 3/1 149 164
17 Nov 21 War Warwick 16.5f GS 3NvCh 11-2 1/5 Stepney Causeway (7L) 4/6F 150 153
5 Nov 21 War Warwick 16.5f GS 3NvCh 11-2 BD/5 Do Your Job () 13/8F 150 142
9 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 20f GS HcHG3 11-11 3/22 Tronador (5L) 7/1 149 152
5
Gabynako silk
D
Gabynako t 1
J: Keith Donoghue
T: Gavin Cromwell
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Not fully exposed but something to find with the principals and drop back to 2m is a worry
-52123
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 152
Days: 79
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 21 Lim Limerick 19.5f Hy NvChG1 11-12 3/6 Master McShee (28L) 6/4 - 126
28 Nov 21 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Gd NvChG1 11-12 2/8 Beacon Edge (1¼L) 5/1 - 154
9 Nov 21 Fai Fairyhouse 21f Gd/Y Ch 12-0 1/14 Fury Road (2¼L) 6/4F - 146
5 Oct 21 Gal Galway 18.5f Sft Ch 12-0 2/11 Noble Yeats (hd) 9/4 - 142
1 May 21 Pun Punchestown 20f Gd/Y HcH 11-1 5/24 Koshari (5½L) 10/1 138 141
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f GS 2HcH 11-8 UR/22 Galopin Des Champs () 9/2 141 -
6
Haut En Couleurs silk
Haut En Couleurs
J: B J Cooper
T: W P Mullins
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 14 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (42%)
Won his only completed start over fences; the least exposed runner in the field
13-31F
Age: 5
Weight: 11-4
OR: 152
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Feb 22 Leo Leopardstown 17f Y NvChG1 11-10 F/6 Blue Lord () 100/30 - -
27 Dec 21 Leo Leopardstown 17f Gd/Y Ch 11-8 1/7 Gentleman De Mee (5½L) 1/3F - 155
1 May 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Gd/Y 4yHG1 11-2 3/9 Jeff Kidder (2¼L) 15/8 - 140
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 17f GS 4yHG1 11-0 3/8 Quilixios (3½L) 20/1 - 146
1 Oct 20 Aut Auteuil 18f Hy 3yH 10-6 1/17 Swiss Guard (hd) 74/10 - 128
7
Red Rookie silk
D
Red Rookie
J: Tom Bellamy
T: Emma Lavelle
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 4 wins from 6 starts at this distance (67%)
Does not look in the same league as some of these and he'd be a surprise winner
14-2F1
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 138
Days: 70
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 22 Her Hereford 16f GS 3NvCh 10-12 1/7 Galice Macalo (3¼L) 11/8F 134 140
17 Dec 21 Asc Ascot 17f GS 3NvHcCh 11-5 F/8 Brave Seasca () 2/1F 133 -
3 Nov 21 Chp Chepstow 16f GS 3NvHcCh 11-0 2/13 Witness Protection (nk) 5/1 127 142
20 Mar 21 Utt Uttoxeter 20f GS 4NvH 11-8 4/11 The Edgar Wallace (13½L) 9/4 - 125
18 Feb 21 San Sandown 16f Hy 4NvH 11-2 1/11 Mister Watson (1¾L) 5/2 - 127
22 Oct 20 Lin Lingfield 19.5f Sft 4MdH 11-2 5/16 Bear Ghylls (13L) 9/4 - 113
8
Saint Sam silk
Saint Sam h
J: Sean O'Keeffe
T: W P Mullins
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 14 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (42%)
Third to Blue Lord and Riviere D'etel in Irish Arkle; upwardly mobile and commands respect
22-513
Age: 5
Weight: 11-4
OR: 153
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Feb 22 Leo Leopardstown 17f Y NvChG1 11-10 3/6 Blue Lord (4¼L) 4/1 - 154
9 Jan 22 Fai Fairyhouse 17f Sft Ch 11-10 1/10 Thedevilscoachman (9L) 11/10F - 152
1 May 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Gd/Y 4yHG1 11-2 h 5/9 Jeff Kidder (7¼L) 11/1 143 138
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f GS 4yHcHG3 11-8 h1 2/22 Jeff Kidder (2L) 9/2F 139 140
7 Feb 21 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft/Hy 4yHG1 11-2 2/6 Quilixios (5½L) 15/2 - 137
26 Dec 20 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft 3yHG2 11-0 4/7 Zanahiyr (6L) 6/1 - 123
9
War Lord silk
D
War Lord
J: Brendan Powell
T: Colin Tizzard
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 5 wins from 9 starts at this distance (56%)
3-4 over fences but beaten 16l by Edwardstone in Grade 1 at Sandown in December
7-1121
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 149
Days: 51
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Jan 22 Lin Lingfield 16f Hy 2NvCh 11-8 1/4 Faivoir (3¼L) 11/10F 146 151
4 Dec 21 San Sandown 15.5f GS NvChG1 11-2 2/7 Edwardstone (16L) 10/1 146 150
8 Nov 21 Crl Carlisle 16f GS 2Ch 11-2 1/6 Minella Drama (shd) 11/2 139 150
10 Oct 21 Nab Newton Abbot 16.5f GS 3NvHcCh 11-8 1/4 Witness Protection (3¾L) 9/2 135 147
9 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 20f GS HcHG3 10-12 7/22 Tronador (8½L) 40/1 136 135
6 Mar 21 Kel Kelso 21f GS 2HcH 11-11 4/9 Flash Collonges (26L) 14/1 137 126
10
Magic Daze silk
D
BF
Magic Daze
J: Darragh O'Keeffe
T: Henry De Bromhead
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Front-runner with potential; beaten at odds-on last time but has been freshened up since
2-4313
Age: 6
Weight: 10-11
OR: 138
Days: 100
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Cor Cork 16.5f Sft NvChG2M 11-2 3/9 Concertista (1¾L) 10/11F - 137
14 Nov 21 Cor Cork 16.5f Sft ChM 11-9 1/7 Darrens Hope (25L) 8/15F - 137
5 Oct 21 Gal Galway 18.5f Sft Ch 11-7 3/11 Noble Yeats (8¼L) 6/4F - 127
29 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Y NvHLM 11-6 4/7 Gauloise (18L) 2/1 135 121
18 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 17f GS NvHG2M 11-2 2/15 Telmesomethinggirl (5½L) 22/1 - 137
19 Jan 21 Clo Clonmel 16f Hy MdHM 10-13 1/14 No Fame No Game (9L) 4/9F - 128
11
Riviere D'etel silk
D
BF
Riviere D'etel
J: Jack Kennedy
T: Gordon Elliott
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Distance Specialist - 3 wins from 4 starts at this distance (75%)
Unfortunate not to win the Irish Arkle last time; can turn the tables on Blue Lord
-11122
Age: 5
Weight: 10-11
OR: 150
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Feb 22 Leo Leopardstown 17f Y NvChG1 11-3 h 2/6 Blue Lord (½L) 2/1F 150 153
26 Dec 21 Leo Leopardstown 17f Sft NvChG1 11-1 h 2/6 Ferny Hollow (1½L) 5/4 - 153
4 Dec 21 Nav Navan 17f Y NvChG3 10-11 h 1/6 Take All (12L) 1/4F - 150
13 Nov 21 Pun Punchestown 17f Y NvChG2 10-5 h 1/6 Cape Gentleman (21L) 9/4 - 146
9 Oct 21 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Gd ChM 11-0 h 1/7 Jeremys Flame (11L) 4/7F - 129
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f GS 4yHcHG3 11-3 h 7/22 Jeff Kidder (6¾L) 7/1 134 131
Verdict

The suggestion is RIVIERE D'ETEL (nap), unfortunate behind Blue Lord last time. Solid second choice is the likeable Edwardstone.

Verdict silk image
Riviere D'etel

Betting Forecast:

11/4 Edwardstone,

4/1 Riviere D'etel,

9/2 Blue Lord,

7/1 Haut En Couleurs,

8/1 Saint Sam,

14/1 Coeur Sublime,

Magic Daze,

16/1 Gabynako,

33/1 Brave Seasca,

War Lord,

100/1 Red Rookie

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