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Sunday, February 13, 2005


Marcel is out 9-1 from 6-1 in the Letheby & Christopher Supreme Novice Hurdle after a very disappointing third at Exeter today. Race winner My Way De Solzen is into 12-1 from 33-1 and is 16-1 for the Royal& SunAlliance Novice Hurdle.

Spokesman Damian Walker said: “Even allowing for the soft ground this was still a disappointing effort from Marcel and we had no option but to push him out. My Way De Solzen was staying on well behind Marcel at Sandown last time and clearly relished the test of stamina on soft ground at Exeter today.

“He is in both Cheltenham novice races and must have a fair chance in either

Watson Lake is into 7-1 from 14s for the Irish Independent Arkle Chase after an easy win in the Flyingbolt Novice Chase at Navan. Favourite Ulaan Bataar was extremely disappointing and finished exhausted.

Walker added: “Noel Meade's horses are back in form and his Watson Lake would be a danger to all on easy ground in the Arkle. Ulaan Bataar was very disappointing and had an extremely hard race. He has a mountain to climb if he is to bounce back in the Arkle."

Emotional Moment was cut two points to 12-1 after a facile success at Navan. Emotional Moment's win was made all the easier following the early departure of his main market rival Solerina.

In the Queen Mother Champion Chase Azertyuiop is 15-8 from 9-4 after heavy support last night and again this morning. Moscow Flyer has been eased to 13-8 from 6-4.

Walker added: "We felt that Well Chief left his race behind at Cheltenham jumping poorly at Newbury yet he was staying on strongly at the finish and only beaten two and a half lengths.

"Of the front three we wanted to get Azertyuiop in the book and have certainly done that holding our price until midday today after significant support. Moscow Flyer is now a winner in our book and Well Chief a very small loser with Azertyuiop our big loser."

Supreme Novice Hurdle
2m 110yds, Cheltenham, March 15, 2005
7 (from 10) Justified, Royal Paradise, 9 (from 7) Marcel, 10 Ambobo, 12 (from 14) Akshar, (from 16) Wild Passion, 14 (from 16) Olaso, (from 16) Only Vintage, 16 Pole Star, The Railway Man, 20 Cherub, Chilling Place, Feathard Lady, Miss Academy, Penzance, Voy Por Ustedes, 25 Astronomic, Barati, Lissbonney Project, Lord Henry, Loyal Focus, Manorson, Prince Willem, Queen Astrid, Villon, 33 (from 20) Roman Ark, Admiral, Aleron, Arcalis, Ashkawar, Augherskea, Bourganville, Carte Diamond, Cerium, Compton Bolter, Escompteur, Leonardo De Vinci, Letterman, Limited Edition, Macs Flamingo, Major Vernon, Monty Mint, Nous Voila, Perfect Storm, Phar Bleu, Rocket Ship, Sky's The Limit, Sunspot, Wellbeing, Windyx, 40 bar
Each-Way a quarter odds 1, 2, 3

Irish Independent Arkle Chase
2m, Cheltenham, March 15, 2005
5 War Of Attrition, 7 Watson Lake (from 14), Contraband, 8 Ned Kelly, 10 My Will, 12 Foreman, River City, 14 (from 11-2) Ulaan Bataar, Locksmith, Mariah Rollins, 16 Le Seychellois, Like a Butterfly, 20 Ashley Brook, Lacdoudal, Made in Japan, Saintsaire, 25 Almaydan, Davenport Milenium, The Last Cast, 33 (from 25) Steel Band, (from 25) Scarthy Lad, Escompteur, Euro Leader, Kahuna, Maletton, Meneur De Jeu, Sir Oj, Supreme Developer, 40 Kadount, Limerick Boy, Strike Back, 50 Castleshane, Kingston Town, Mambo Des Mottes, Mondul, Ziebline, Zum See, 66 Colliers Court, Guilt, Indien Royal, Pak Jack,
Sardagna, Town Crier, 100 Fiepes Shuffle, 200 Dangerousdanmagru
Each-Way a quarter odds 1, 2, 3

Ladbrokes World Hurdle
3m, Cheltenham, March 17, 2005
Evens Baracouda, 7-2 **Rule Supreme, 8 Inglis Drever, 9 Crystal D'Ainay, Korelo, 10 Royal Rosa, 12 (from 14) Emotional Moment, Westender, 16 Monkerhostin, Sh Boom, 20 Dancing Bay, 25 Monets Garden, Therealbandit, 33 Corrib Eclipse, Exotic Dancer, Ilnamar, It Takes Time, Lord Sam, Pole Star, 40 Specular, 50 Copeland, Knife Edge, Lough Derg, Mr Ed, Telemoss, 66 Marble Arch, Rosaker, The French Furze, Yogi, 100 Brigadier Brown, Gallery God, Quick, 500 It's Wallace
**with a run
Each-Way a quarter odds 1, 2, 3

Queen Mother Champion Chase
2m, Cheltenham, March 16, 2005
13-8 (from 6-4) Moscow Flyer, 15-8 (from 9-4) Azertyuiop, 5-2 Well Chief, 20 Oneway, 25 Rathgar Beau, 33 Mister McGoldrick, Great Travel, Thisthatandtother, 40 Central House, 50 Armaturk, Flagship Uberalles, Kadarann, Native Upmanship, Non So, Venn Ottery, 66 Cenkos, 100 Master Rex, 150 Golden Row
Each-Way a quarter odds 1, 2, 3

Smurfit Champion Hurdle
2m, Cheltenham, March 15, 2005
10/3 Harchibald, 4 Back In Front, 6 Hardy Eustace, 7 Macs Joy, 8 Brave Inca, 12 Essex, Accordion Etoile, 16 Rooster Booster, 20 Inglis Drever, Self Defense, 33 Al Eile, Power Elite, Intersky Falcon, Westender, 50 Tamarinbleu, Big Moment, Rigmarole, Royal Shakespeare, 66 Ansar, Cerium, Compton Bolter, Landing Light, Sign Of The Wolf, 100 Copeland, Ilnamar, Perouse, Solarius, The French Furze, 150 Astonville, Present Bleu, Turnium
Each-Way a quarter odds 1, 2, 3

totesport Gold Cup
3m 2f 110yds , Cheltenham, March 18, 2005
11-4 Best Mate, 6 Kingscliff, 8 Beef Or Salmon, Kicking King, 9 Grey Abbey, Rule Supreme, 10 Strong Flow, 14 Celestial Gold, 25 Iris's Gift, Therealbandit 33 Sir Rembrandt, Our Vic, Pizarro, 40 Keen Leader, Lord Sam, 50 Calling Brave, Heros Collonges, Irish Hussar, Le Roi Miguel, 66 Le Duc, Murphy's Cardinal, Royal Auclair, Take The Stand, Tiutchev, Truckers Tavern, 100 Ballycassidy, Chives, Solarius, Trabolgan, Ven Ottery, 150 Astonville, Red Striker, Turnium, Your A Gassman, 200 Present Bleu
Each-Way a quarter odds 1, 2, 3

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