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Want all the quick results and Cheltenham Festival day 2 winners from Ladies Day, March 17? Horsebetting.com can help. You can see which horses ran into the frame on the second day of this prestigious jumps meeting below.
Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle Result
- Bob Olinger 6/4F (Rachael Blackmore, Henry De Bromhead)
- Gaillard Du Mesnil 9/4 (Paul Tonwend, Willie Mullins)
- Bravemansgame 4/1 (Harry Cobden, Paul Nicholls)
A second Grade 1 success of the Festival for Rachael Blackmore and Henry De Bromhead came courtesy of Bob Olinger in the Ladies Day opener. This event was all about the first three in the betting, who filled the places with an Irish 1-2. Gaillard Du Mesnil chased home the favourite 7 1/2 lengths behind with Bravemansgame a further 4 1/2 lengths behind in third.
Brown Advisory Novices’ Chase Result
- Monkfish 1/4F (Paul Townend, Willie Mullins)
- Fiddlerontheroof 40/1 (Robbie Power, Colin Tizzard)
- The Big Breakaway 12/1 (Harry Cobden, Colin Tizzard)
Monkfish was always supposed to be among Cheltenham Festival day 2 winners, but didn’t win like a long odds-on shot. The favourite jumped in uncharacteristic scrappy fashion, but still delivered with a 6 1/2 lengths success. Eklat De Rire fell and Sporting John came down too, so Colin Tizzard duo Fiddlerontheroof, who outran his massive odds, and The Big Breakaway hit the frame.
Coral Cup Result
- Heaven Help Us 33/1 (Richie Condon, Paul Hennessy)
- Craigneiche 17/2 (Tom Cannon, Nicky Henderson)
- Tea Clipper 33/1 (Jonathan Burke, Tom Lacey)
- Sayo 28/1 (Bryan Cooper, Willie Mullins)
- Janika 33/1 (James Bowen, Nicky Henderson)
- Birchdale 12/1 (Nico de Boinville, Nicky Henderson)
A significant rise in the weight wasn’t enough to stop Heaven Help Us follow-up on a Dublin Racing Festival handicap victory in the Coral Cup. Raucous applause from the weighing room greeted 7lb claim Richie Condon who partnered Paul Hennessy’s 33/1 outsider. Blue Sari fell when chasing the winner, so the unlucky in-running Craigneiche filling second ahead of Tea Clipper and Irish raider Sayo in the minor places.
Queen Mother Champion Chase Result
- Put the Kettle On 17/2 (Aidan Coleman, Henry De Bromhead)
- Nube Nega 11/1 (Harry Skelton, Dan Skelton)
- Chacun Pour Soi 8/13F (Paul Townend, Willie Mullins)
Course form came to the fore among the Cheltenham Festival day 2 winners as Put The Kettle On made it four wins from four at the track. She reversed Leopardstown form with hot favouite Chacun Pour Soi with a game victory to follow-up on wins in the Arkle and Shloer Chase here. Nube Negra, the Kempton conqueror of Altior, nabbed second up the hill, while Sceau Royal got badly hampered. Politologue was withdrawn before the defence of his Queen Mother Champion Chase due to a burst blood vessel.
Cross Country Chase Result
- Tiger Roll 9/2 (Keith Donoghue, Denise Foster)
- Easysland 1/1F (Felix de Giles, David Cottin)
- Some Neck 17/2 (Richard Johnson, John McConnell)
- Alpha Des Obeaux 22/1 (Sean Flanagam, Denise Foster)
Tiger Roll won a third Cross Country and for a fifth time at the meeting. The veteran was one of the most popular Cheltenham Festival day 2 winners with a brave, prominent ride from Keith Donoghue. He turned the tables with last year’s winner Easysland with an 18-length success, while course handicap scorer Some Neck back in third ahead of discipline debutant Alpha Des Obeaux.
Grand Annual Chase Result
- Sky Pirate 14/1 (Nick Schofield, Jonjo O’Neill)
- Entoucas 7/1 (Mark Walsh, Joseph O’Brien)
- Ibelo 9/1 (Charlie Deutsch, Venetia Williams)
- On The Slopes 16/1 (Tom Cannon, Chris Gordon)
- Not That Fuisse 11/1 (Harry Skelton, Dan Skelton)
- Capuccimix 40/1 (Darragh O’Keffee, Henry De Bromhead)
Sky Pirate swerved the Arkle and belied a drift in the betting to land the Grand Annual when just lasting out from the staying on Entoucas by a short-head. Ibelo, held-up and given too much to do by his jockey, was best of the rest in third ahead of On The Slopes and Not That Fuisse.
Champion Bumper Result
- Sir Gerhard 85/40 (Rachael Blackmore, Willie Mulliins)
- Kilcruit 10/11F (Paul Townend, Willie Mullins)
- Elle Est Belle 16/1 (Harry Skelton, Dan Skelton)
The last of the Cheltenham Festival day 2 winners was new Mullins recruit Sir Gerhard. He made all the running under Blackmore for yet another Grade 1 success. Time ran out for favourite Kilcruit to run his main market rival down, and the front two pulled clear of Team Skelton mare Elle Est Belle.