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    Kim Muir Challenge Cup 2013

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    odds before entries released

    Goulanes (10), Super Duty (11), Merry King (14), Romanesco (16), State Benefit (16), Alderluck (20), Alfie Sherrin (20), Alfie Spinner (20), Bradley (20), Galaxy Rock (20), Harry The Viking (20), Mister Hyde (20), Pete The Feat (20), Time For Spring (20), Tricky Trickster (20), Up the Beat (20), Becauseicouldntsee (25), Benheir (25), Chicago Grey (25), Deal Done (25)

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    FULKE WALWYN KIM MUIR CHALLENGE CUP HANDICAP CHASE (AMATEUR RIDERS)
    Class 2, 60,000 Total Prize Fund. Cheltenham, 4.40pm, Thursday, March 14, 2013, three miles and one and a half furlongs. For five-year-olds and upwards rated 0-145. Amateur riders. Penalties: after February 24, a winner of a chase 5lb. No penalty to increase a horse’s weight above 11st 12lb.

    Entries closed February 19 (105 entries), entries released February 21, weights revealed February 27. Six-day confirmation stage March 8, final declaration stage 10.00am, March 13. Form figures supplied by Weatherbys and are correct up and including the racing of Monday, February 18, 2013 May not include some overseas form. 24 max field.

    Form Horse Age/Wgt Owner Trainer
    -601211 OPENING BATSMAN (IRE) 7-12-01 The Twelfth Man Partnership Harry Fry
    F1-P0P5 HEY BIG SPENDER (IRE) 10-11-12 Brocade Racing Colin Tizzard
    3/0-1321 SWEENEY TUNES 7-11-11 Gigginstown House Stud Paul Nolan IRE
    1236-14 LAMBRO (IRE) 8-11-11 Byerley Thoroughbred Racing Willie Mullins IRE
    3-52211 CANTLOW (IRE) 8-11-10 J P McManus Paul Webber
    50P-126 SEA OF THUNDER (IRE) 8-11-10 Gigginstown House Stud Charles Byrnes IRE
    2/5215/-3 BENSALEM (IRE) 10-11-10 Alan Marsh & John Duggan Alan King
    0P-P144 SWING BILL (FR) 12-11-09 David Johnson David Pipe
    12-2212 SUPER DUTY (IRE) 7-11-09 Brannon, Dick, Hernon & Holden Donald McCain
    011611 LOST GLORY (NZ) 8-11-09 J P McManus Jonjo O'Neill
    U01-F43 SAINT ARE (FR) 7-11-08 David Fox Tim Vaughan
    P-52202 MAGNANIMITY (IRE) 9-11-08 Gigginstown House Stud Dessie Hughes IRE
    112P-P0 HARRY THE VIKING 8-11-07 Sir A Ferguson, G Mason, R Wood & P Done Paul Nicholls
    211-5F6 PROBLEMA TIC (FR) 7-11-07 Jo Tracey David Pipe
    0P-2F10 RAJDHANI EXPRESS 6-11-07 Robert Waley-Cohen Nicky Henderson
    2F-63PP BECAUSEICOULDNTSEE (IRE) 10-11-07 Noel Glynn Noel Glynn IRE
    05-4122 MERRY KING (IRE) 6-11-06 F Gillespie Jonjo O'Neill
    13-F321 ON TREND (IRE) 7-11-06 Ham Manor Farms Ltd Nick Gifford
    152-213 VESPER BELL (IRE) 7-11-06 Susannah Ricci Willie Mullins IRE
    112-3P1 PRINCE OF PIRATES (IRE) 8-11-06 J P McManus Nicky Henderson
    3P0-42P GALAXY ROCK (IRE) 9-11-06 Michael & John O'Flynn Jonjo O'Neill
    310335 KLEPHT (IRE) 8-11-06 Miss Ashley Scanlon Thomas Mullins IRE
    4-311P4 THE RAINBOW HUNTER 9-11-05 May We Never Be Found Out Partnership Kim Bailey
    0/F2PP-4 PEARLYSTEPS 10-11-05 The Glazeley Partnership Henry Daly
    1B-4FP5 FRISCO DEPOT 9-11-05 Waley-Cohen, Burke, Broughton, Broughton Charlie Longsdon
    1UF-014 SOLE WITNESS (IRE) 9-11-04 Mrs F J Savage Colin McBratney IRE
    06-0610 DEAL DONE (FR) 9-11-04 Mrs A N Durkan Dessie Hughes IRE
    3P-2212 VINTAGE STAR (IRE) 7-11-04 Trevor Hemmings Sue Smith
    -234136 SAME DIFFERENCE (IRE) 7-11-04 Mrs R Vaughan Nigel Twiston-Davies
    132144 CARLITO BRIGANTE (IRE) 7-11-04 Gigginstown House Stud Gordon Elliott IRE
    431PP-0 SARTEANO (FR) 10-11-03 More Busted Sofa's Syndicate Dessie Hughes IRE
    1P1142 TARQUINIUS (FR) 10-11-03 Mary Furlong Gordon Elliott IRE
    130-114 ROSE OF THE MOON (IRE) 8-11-03 Middleham Park Racing XXXIII & Partners David O'Meara
    0513-30 ALFIE SHERRIN 10-11-03 J P McManus Jonjo O'Neill
    54-1541 RICHARD'S SUNDANCE (IRE) 11-11-02 Elizabeth Masterman and Sara Vernon Victor Dartnall
    1-60311 NUTS N BOLTS 7-11-02 The County Set Lucinda Russell
    -13116F MISTER HYDE (IRE) 8-11-02 Bensaranat Club & W McLuskey Jonjo O'Neill
    1P-4PP0 CROSS APPEAL (IRE) 7-11-01 John Corr Noel Meade IRE
    4/11PF-P LOOSE PREFORMER (IRE) 7-11-01 Middleham Park Racing LXIV David O'Meara
    0F-3223 POOLE MASTER 8-11-01 G Thompson David Pipe
    50-6440 TARTAK (FR) 10-11-01 Power Panels Electrical Systems Ltd Tim Vaughan
    0/F4-121 CHARTREUX (FR) 8-11-00 Roger Brookhouse Tom George
    206P-02 SWINCOMBE ROCK 8-11-00 Mills & Mason Partnership David Bridgwater

    -----phil smith estimated cut off
    3P1P-04 FORTIFICATION (USA) 10-11-00 Christopher Rudd Keiran Burke
    3-614U4 ANY CURRENCY (IRE) 10-11-00 Cash Is King Martin Keighley
    F25146 BRACKLOON HIGH (IRE) 8-11-00 T Conway, Mrs Conway, T G Warren Noel Chance
    110-346 QUINCY DES PICTONS (FR) 9-11-00 Stephen Spence Alan Jones
    1-50126 JOHNS SPIRIT (IRE) 6-11-00 Christopher Johnston Jonjo O'Neill
    35313P LIBERTY COUNSEL (IRE) 10-10-13 Neale/Murtagh Partnership Dot Love IRE
    6-22P32 WHITE STAR LINE (IRE) 9-10-13 Patsy Byrne Dessie Hughes IRE
    165212 RELAX (FR) 8-10-13 The Bellamy Partnership Venetia Williams
    /1/401-39 SUMMERY JUSTICE (IRE) 9-10-13 Mrs H Brown Venetia Williams
    P05-421 RUSSIAN WAR (IRE) 10-10-12 T D Howley Jnr Gordon Elliott IRE
    404160 ACTION MASTER 7-10-12 All Gone West Syndicate Dessie Hughes IRE
    4/11U-0P BAHRAIN STORM (IRE) 10-10-12 The Festival Partnership Noel Quinlan
    3P62-31 COURT BY SURPRISE (IRE) 8-10-12 Nick Mustoe Emma Lavelle
    400400 POWERSTATION (IRE) 13-10-12 Fat Frog Syndicate Eamon O'Connell IRE
    1F1020 ROMANESCO (FR) 8-10-12 Gigginstown House Stud Gordon Elliott IRE
    34213 PANTHER CLAW (IRE) 7-10-11 Gigginstown House Stud Paul Nolan IRE
    00-6132 SUNNY LEDGEND 8-10-11 Andrew Martin Andrew Martin
    /5314-12 MARUFO (IRE) 11-10-11 N Sutton Philip Hobbs
    0/3P-011 NO SECRETS (IRE) 9-10-10 Malcolm Denmark David Pipe
    1-316F2 HOWARD'S LEGACY (IRE) 7-10-10 Alan Parker Venetia Williams
    0450-10 NEPTUNE EQUESTER 10-10-10 Koo's Racing Club Brian Ellison
    4U-P1P5 STATE BENEFIT (IRE) 8-10-10 Michael Buckley Nicky Henderson
    3-0P342 BARLOW (IRE) 6-10-10 GDM Partnership Warren Greatrex
    P35F-0F BILLIE MAGERN 9-10-10 Exors of the Late Roger Nicholls Nigel Twiston-Davies
    0/114/-P0 THEGREATJOHNBROWNE (IRE) 9-10-10 J P McManus Noel Meade
    20-5452 TONER D'OUDAIRIES (FR) 6-10-10 Gigginstown House Stud Gordon Elliott IRE
    233-312 ONE IN A MILAN (IRE) 8-10-10 Paul Langford Evan Williams
    U3P-505 GLAM GERRY (IRE) 9-10-10 Barry Connell Colm Murphy IRE
    023560 QUESTIONS ANSWERED (IRE) 8-10-09 Mrs B Graham Eric McNamara IRE
    2-3510(4) TIME FOR SPRING (IRE) 9-10-09 G MacEchern, P Pottinger, C Badcock Charlie Longsdon
    0/-133 GOONYELLA (IRE) 6-10-09 Ann & Alan Potts Partnership Jim Dreaper IRE
    2U3-411 COOL OPERATOR 10-10-09 The Gathering & Alderclad Philip Kirby
    000165 PENTIFFIC (NZ) 10-10-09 P Sinn, P Lawrence, L Sutcliffe, M Smith Venetia Williams
    02-0306 YOUR BUSY (IRE) 10-10-08 Ronan O'Gara James Nash IRE
    131P00- PALACE JESTER 8-10-08 The Palace Jester Partnership David Pipe
    U30421 BALLYPATRICK (IRE) 7-10-08 Martin, Jocelyn & Steve Broughton Mick Channon
    00-51F1 CAMDEN (IRE) 7-10-08 Tim Syder Oliver Sherwood
    132F13 FENTARA 8-10-07 Chasing Gold Racing Club Tim Walford
    5-13100 LIVELY BARON (IRE) 8-10-07 Trevor Hemmings Donald McCain
    R14/-63P TRIGGERMAN 11-10-07 Martin St Quinton Philip Hobbs
    0/44-060 GULLIBLE GORDON (IRE) 10-10-07 Yeh Man Partnership Peter Bowen
    111402 VICTRIX GALE (IRE) 7-10-06 Badgers Syndicate Tony Martin IRE
    144-646 RIGUEZ DANCER 9-10-06 Let's Live Racing Ferdy Murphy
    33-5052 KAKAGH (IRE) 9-10-06 Liam Breslin Bill Harney IRE
    3F213P SIZING SANTIAGO (IRE) 7-10-06 Yeh Man Partnership Peter Bowen
    P0U262 FINE PARCHMENT (IRE) 10-10-05 N W A Bannister Charlie Mann
    3/FP0-4P REQUIN (FR) 8-10-05 Mrs S De Wilde Victor Dartnall
    1-21235 BALLYOLIVER 9-10-05 Richard Britten-Long Venetia Williams
    60P300 PRINCE OF MILAN (IRE) 8-10-04 B Slattery Andrew Slattery IRE
    521627 PLEIN POUVOIR (FR) 10-10-04 Dr Moira Hamlin Venetia Williams
    21145P FIREBIRD FLYER (IRE) 6-10-03 R E R Williams Evan Williams
    1PF-320 ONLY WITNESS (IRE) 8-10-03 Arkle Bar Partnership & R Stanley Brendan Powell
    005558 ZITENKA (IRE) 11-10-03 Jennifer Pallister Tim Easterby
    2-55245 BESCOT SPRINGS (IRE) 8-10-03 Jo Tracey Lucinda Russell
    61-3633 YOU KNOW YOURSELF (IRE) 10-10-02 Sue Smith Sue Smith
    23/F-P04 NORTHERN ALLIANCE (IRE) 12-10-02 Irish Rover Syndicate Tony Martin IRE
    5-11335 HUNTERS LODGE (IRE) 7-10-02 Exors of the Late Roger Nicholls Nigel Twiston-Davies
    1U0052 CLOUDED THOUGHTS (IRE) 7-10-01 Howard Spooner & N Wellington Venetia Williams
    Last edited by Lester; 02-27-2013 at 01:57 PM.

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    Horse: Romanesco

    Trainer: Gordon Elliott

    Romanesco has four entries at the Festival, but it looks like the Kim Muir is his target, and that is the race in which he would be of greatest interest.

    Winner of a novices' handicap hurdle at Perth last September on just his third run for Gordon Elliott, the Epistolaire gelding would surely have won the three-mile amateur riders' handicap chase at Cheltenham's October meeting this season had he not fallen at the final fence when he had just hit the front.

    He gained compensation of sorts when easily landing a handicap chase at Fakenham on his next run, and he ran a cracker in the Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown's Christmas Festival off a mark of 125 on ground that should have been too soft for him, staying on strongly from the rear to finish a clear second best behind leading Grand National hope Colbert Station.

    You can easily ignore his two runs either side of the Paddy Power, as both were on unsuitably heavy ground, and he came home with a respiratory tract infection after finishing down the field in a novices' handicap hurdle at Fairyhouse on his latest start, his first in the Gigginstown House colours.

    A mark of 131 is fair, and he should be much happier on the better ground that he should encounter at Cheltenham. We know that he handles the track, the near-three-and-a-quarter-mile trip will be ideal, and Nina Carberry has apparently been booked for the ride since before his run at Fairyhouse.

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