Horse racing: Women jockeys make their mark at Cheltenham
CHELTENHAM, England (Reuters) – Women jockeys inspired at this week’s Cheltenham Festival, claiming four wins inclusive of a remarkable in top-stage Grade One races, highlighted with the aid of Bryony Frost’s step forward triumph on Frodon.
Frost accumulated the most massive cheer of the week while she has become the first lady jockey to win a Grade One race over jumps at The Festival on Thursday.
The 23-year-vintage claimed one of the hardest fought battles to win the Ryanair Chase via little more than a duration over Charlie Deutsch and Aso.
“I can’t explain how lots I love that horse. He is Pegasus, he has wings, and he is the maximum top-notch battler,” Frost said.
Lizzie Kelly gained the Handicap Chase afterwards Thursday with a formidable the front-going for walks performance.
Irish jockey Rachael Blackmore claimed every other Grade One race victory on Gold Cup Friday, her 2d win of the week.
The 29-yr-vintage is presently second inside the conflict to emerge as Ireland’s Champion Jockey having claimed eighty-four winners on Irish turf.
Timeform Tracker – Saturday’s maximum observed horse
Timeform’s unfastened tracker device allows you to make notes on any horse within the Timeform database, and obtain indicators while the pony is asserted to run, and on the race result.
Today’s Most Followed Horse
Today’s maximum favourite horse for customers of Timeform’s Free Tracker Tool is BREWIN’UPASTORM who aims to return to the winner’s enclosure after the best 4th placed end inside the Ballymore at Cheltenham ultimate day out. He goes within the (14:25) Betway Mersey Novices’ Hurdle at Aintree.
He looked to be going correctly while laying down the challenge to Birchdale previous to his outing on the Cheltenham Festival, earlier than a tumble on the final hurdle positioned rest to his chances on that occasion. The units the usual going into the ultra-modern contest and is confident of being involved at the end.
On an afternoon while jockey Trevor Patel will lacking from movement on the Mahalaxmi racetrack, his arch-rival jockey A Sandesh has commonplace mounts in all of the seven races of the Sunday card. Sandesh, who’s currently leading with the aid of 3 factors over Trevor within the jockeys’ tally, is surely searching forward to toughen his role within the championship race similarly.”
Going using the handicapping considerations, however, the maximum of his mounts will need terrific managing using the ace jockey to go back to the winner’s circle.
First race at 3.30 pm.
Ronaldo Plate (Class III; 1600m)
Pablo 1, Kingsman 2, Khartoum three.
Mulraj Goculdas Trophy (Class I; 1400m)
Bateleur 1, Eyes For You 2, Holy Smoke three.
KM Munshi Trophy (Class II; 1000m)
Iron Age 1, Charging Tigress 2, Wild Fire 3.
Jayaramdas Patel Gold Trophy (Class IV; 2000m)
Brazos 1, Kennedy 2, Jager Bomb 3.
C. N. Wadia Gold Cup- Gr 2 (For 4y&o; 2400m)
Mathaiyus 1, Caprica 2, Vulcan three.
Nadia Mary Homi Wadia Trophy (For 3y, maidens; 1200m)
Track Star 1, Belenus 2, Mirabilis 3.
Angelique Plate (Class V; 1200m)
She’s A Spy 1, Red Carnation 2, Init three.
Best bet: None
Upsets: Fleur De Lys (four-3) & Ebony (7-5)
Super jackpot pool: 2,three,4,five,6,7
Jackpot pool: 3,four,five,6,7
Treble pool: five,6,7
Tanala pool: All races.