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Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy

The Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy is a Grade 1 event for 5 year old and above novice chasers.

It's run over a distance of 2 miles on the old course at Cheltenham.

It was given its present name in 1969 to honour the racehorse Arkle, who was a three-time winner of the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Recent Past Results
2014 : Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)
Going : Good to Soft, Good in places9 ran
 HorseTrainerJockeySP
1Western Warhorse D PipeT Scudamore33/1
2Champagne Fever W P MullinsR Walsh11/4j
3Trifolium C ByrnesB J Cooper11/4j
 
2013 : Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)
Going : Soft (Good to Soft in places; 7 ran
 HorseTrainerJockeySP
1Simonsig N J HendersonB J Geraghty8/15f
2Baily Green M F MorrisD J Casey33/1
3His Excellency D PipeT Scudamore80/1
 
2012 : Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)
Going : Good-Good to Soft in places; C6 ran
 HorseTrainerJockeySP
1Sprinter Sacre N J HendersonB J Geraghty8/11
2Cue CardC L TizzardJ Tizzard13/2
3Menorah P J HobbsR Johnson10/1
 
2011 : Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)
Going : Good (Good to Soft in places)10 ran
 HorseTrainerJockeySP
1Captain Chris P J HobbsR Johnson6/1
2Finian's Rainbow N J HendersonB J Geraghty7/2
3Realt Dubh Noel MeadeP Carberry17/2
 
2010 : Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy
Going : Good to Soft, Good in places12 ran
 HorseTrainerJockeySP
1Sizing Europe H De BromheadA E Lynch6/1
2Somersby Miss H C KnightR Thornton4/1
3Osana E J O'GradyA J Mcnamara14/1
 
2009 : Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy
Going : Good to Soft, Soft in places17 ran
 HorseTrainerJockeySP
1ForpadydeplastererT CooperB J Geraghty8/1
2Kalahari King Ferdy MurphyG Lee8/1
3Planet of SoundP J HobbsR Johnson10/1
4Made In Taipan T MullinsD N Russell20/1
 
2008 : Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (grade 1)
Going : Good to Soft14 ran
 HorseTrainerJockeySP
1Tidal Bay J Howard JohnsonDenis O'regan6/1
2Kruguyrova C R EgertonA P McCoy9/1
3NolandP F NichollsR Walsh7/4
 
2007 : Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (grade 1)
Going : Soft, Good to Soft in places13 ran
 HorseTrainerJockeySP
1My Way de Solzen A KingR Thornton7/2
2Fair Along P J HobbsR Johnson10/3
3Jack The Giant N J HendersonM A Fitzgerald14/1
 
2006 : Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)
Going : Good14 ran
 HorseTrainerJockeySP
1Voy Por Ustedes A KingR Thornton15/2
2Monet's Garden N G RichardsA Dobbin8/1
3Foreman T DoumenA P McCoy5/1
 
2005 : Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)
Going : Good19 ran
 HorseTrainerJockeySP
1ContrabandM C PipeT J Murphy7/1
2Ashley Brook K BishopP J Brennan20/1
3River City Noel T ChanceT Doyle10/1
4Watson Lake N MeadeP Carberry17/2
 
2004 : Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase
Going : Good16 ran
 HorseTrainerJockeySP
1Well Chief M PipeA P McCoy9/1
2Kicking King T TaaffeB J Geraghty7/2
3Le Duc P NichollsJ Tizzard25/1
4JahashA KingR Thornton150/1
 
2003 : Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase
Going : Good, Good to Soft in places9 ran
 HorseTrainerJockeySP
1Azertyuiop P NichollsR Walsh5/4
2Impek Miss H KnightJ Culloty6/1
3Isio N HendersonM A Fitzgerald10/1
 
2002 : Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Class A) (Grade 1)
Going : Good to Soft, Good in places12 ran
 HorseTrainerJockeySP
1Moscow Flyer Mrs J HarringtonB J Geraghty11/2
2Seebald M PipeA P McCoy5/2
3Armaturk P NichollsT J Murphy8/1
 
2000 : Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase
Going : Good12 ran
 HorseTrainerJockeySP
1TiutchevN HendersonM A Fitzgerald8/1
2Cenkos O SherwoodD J Casey10/1
3DecoupageC R EgertonN Williamson7/4
 

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