CHELTENHAM RESULTS 2021

Listed below are the Cheltenham Festival 2021 results for every race, including the jockey, trainer, starting price, plus a brief summary.

DAY 1

SUPREME NOVICES’ HURDLE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Appreciate It
Paul Townend / W P Mullins
8/11f
2nd
Ballyadam
Jack Kennedy / Henry De Bromhead
6/1
3rd
For Pleasure
Harry Bannister / Alex Hales
40/1
There was no roar to send off the 8 runners in the Supreme, but the favourite fully justified pre-race billing to romp home by 24 lengths - albeit the margin of victory would have been less had his stablemate Blue Lord not fallen at the last.

ARKLE CHASE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Shishkin
Nico de Boinville / Nicky Henderson
4/9f
2nd
Eldorado Allen
Harry Cobden / Colin Tizzard
33/1
3rd
Captain Guinness
Rachael Blackmore / Henry De Bromhead
10/1
Shishkin followed up his Supreme victory last year to further enhance an already huge reputation - his 12 lengths margin of victory was every bit as comfortable as the betting had suggested. The runner-up picked up the pieces very late.

ULTIMA HANDICAP CHASE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Vintage Clouds
Ryan Mania / Sue Smith
28/1
2nd
Happygolucky
David Bass / Kim Bailey
100/30f
3rd
Aye Right
Richard Johnson / Harriet Graham
11/2
4th
Cepage
Charlie Deutsch / Venetia Williams
14/1
Festival perennial Vintage Clouds won the first handicap of the week - at his fifth attempt. The veteran grey, fitted with first-time cheekpieces, skipped up the hill under an inspired Ryan Mania ride to finish 5½ lengths ahead of the favourite.

CHAMPION HURDLE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Honeysuckle
Rachael Blackmore / Henry De Bromhead
11/10f
2nd
Sharjah
Paul Townend / W P Mullins
11/1
3rd
Epatante
Aidan Coleman / Nicky Henderson
4/1
An emphatic performance from Honeysuckle to win by 6½ lengths, albeit successive victories for mares in this race will heighten calls for further scrutiny of their 7lb sex allowance. Rachael Blackmore is the first female jockey to win the race.

CLOSE BROTHERS MARES’ HURDLE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Black Tears
Jack Kennedy / Mrs Denise Foster
11/1
2nd
Concertista
Paul Townend / W P Mullins
10/11f
3rd
Roksana
Harry Skelton / Dan Skelton
3/1
Jack Kennedy produced Black Tears with a perfectly-timed challenge to deny the odds-on favourite in a thrilling finish. Second in the Coral Cup over slightly further last year, the winner showed great resolve to get up and win by a head.

BOODLES JUVENILE HURDLE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Jeff Kidder
Sean Flanagan / Noel Meade
80/1
2nd
Saint Sam
Paul Townend / W P Mullins
9/2f
3rd
Elham Valley
Paddy Brennan / Fergal O'Brien
66/1
4th
Houx Gris
Harry Cobden / Paul Nicholls
11/2
The longest-priced winner at the Festival for 30 years, Jeff Kidder had just sneaked in at the bottom of the weights and despite some jumping errors, he stayed on strongly for a big upset - beating the favourite into second place by 2 lengths.

NATIONAL HUNT CHASE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Galvin
Jack Kennedy / I R Ferguson
7/2
2nd
Next Destination
Harry Cobden / Paul Nicholls
3/1
3rd
Escaria Ten
A P Heskin / Mrs Denise Foster
11/4f
No amateur jockeys as usual due to Covid restrictions and Jack Kennedy benefitted, following up his earlier win on Black Tears, as Galvin (both formerly with Gordon Elliott) battled to a 1½ length victory for new trainer Ian Ferguson.

DAY 2

BALLYMORE NOVICES’ HURDLE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Bob Olinger
Rachael Blackmore / Henry De Bromhead
6/4F
2nd
Gaillard Du Mesnil
Paul Townend / W P Mullins
9/4
3rd
Bravemansgame
Harry Cobden / Paul Nicholls
4/1
A small field of 7 runners cannot diminish the performance of Bob Olinger, who eased to a facile 7½ length victory in a race recently won by stars such as Envoi Allen, Samcro and Faugheen. He looks every bit a chasing star in the making.

BROWN ADVISORY NOVICES’ CHASE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Monkfish
Paul Townend / W P Mullins
1/4f
2nd
Fiddlerontheroof
Robbie Power / Colin Tizzard
40/1
3rd
The Big Breakaway
Harry Cobden / Colin Tizzard
12/1
The formerly named RSA Chase has been a stepping stone for many Gold Cup winners and Monkfish has been installed as 4/1 favourite to win next year's showpiece after surviving a big scare at the last to win by 6½ lengths, going away.

CORAL CUP RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Heaven Help Us
Richard Condon / Paul Hennessy
33/1
2nd
Craigneiche
Tom Cannon / Nicky Henderson
17/2
3rd
Tea Clipper
Jonathan Burke / Tom Lacey
33/1
4th
Sayou
B J Cooper / W P Mullins
28/1
Normally one of the most competitive races at the Festival, the winner led from the first few strides for Richie Condon - a 7lb claimer having his first-ever ride at Cheltenham. Never headed, the mare stormed up the hill to win by 9 lengths.

CHAMPION CHASE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Put The Kettle On
Aidan Coleman / Henry De Bromhead
17/2
2nd
Nube Negra
Dan Skelton / Harry Skelton
11/1
3rd
Chacun Pour Soi
Paul Townend / W P Mullins
8/13f
The first mare to win this and further fuel the debate about their allowance at this level. Last year's Arkle winner fought past the slightly disappointing favourite on the run-in, with the runner-up unfortunate - forced to switch closing in.

CROSS COUNTRY CHASE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Tiger Roll
Keith Donoghue / Mrs Denise Foster
9/2
2nd
Easysland
Felix De Giles / David Cottinu
Evensf
3rd
Some Neck
Richard Johnson / John C McConnell
17/2
The remarkable Tiger Roll reclaimed his crown - his third win of the Cross Country Chase and his fifth Festival win in total. Beaten 17 lengths by Easyland here last year, the 11-year-old emphatically turned the tables to win by 18 lengths.

GRAND ANNUAL CHASE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Sky Pirate
Nick Scholfield / Jonjo O'Neil
14/1
2nd
Entoucas
Mark Walsh / Joseph Patrick O'Brien
7/1
3rd
Ibleo
Charlie Deutsch / Venetia Williams
9/1
4th
On The Slopes
Tom Cannon / Chris Gordon
16/1
Sky Pirate just held off the late thrust of Entoucas to win by a short head, although connections of the runner-up could count themselves a little unfortunate - with him blundering two out before rallying, while Ibleo also stayed on well.

CHAMPION BUMPER RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Sir Gerhard
Rachael Blackmore / W P Mullins
85/40
2nd
Kilcruit
Paul Townend / W P Mullins
10/11f
3rd
Elle Est Belle
Dan Skelton / Harry Skelton
16/1
A 1-2 for Willie Mullins to extend his fine record in the race to 11 wins, albeit the winner was just switched to his yard from Gordon Elliott's. A well-judged ride from Rachael Blackmore who made all, holding off the closing Kilcruit by half a length.

DAY 3

MARSH NOVICES’ CHASE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Chantry House
Nico de Boinville / Nicky Henderson
9/1
2nd
Fusil Raffles
Daryl Jacob / Nicky Henderson
14/1
3rd
Asterion Forlonge
Paul Townend / W P Mullins
14/1
Another novice chase with a very short priced favourite, but 4/9 shot Envoi Allen fell at the fourth fence to leave the race wide open. The finish was fought out by Nicky Henderson's pair and Chantry House stayed on best to win by 3 lengths.

PERTEMPS FINAL RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Mrs Milner
B J Cooper / Paul Nolan
12/1
2nd
The Bosses Oscar
Jordan Gainford / Mrs Denise Foster
100/30f
3rd
Come On Teddy
Jonathan Burke / Tom George
10/1
4th
Milliner
Rachael Blackmore / Henry De Bromhead
7/1
Yet another victorious mare, Mrs Milner surged into the lead before the last hurdle and kept on strongly to win the three-mile stamina test by 5 lengths, ahead of the well-backed favourite. She'll likely be moved up to graded company next.

RYANAIR CHASE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Allaho
Rachael Blackmore / W P Mullins
3/1f
2nd
Fakir D'oudairies
Mark Walsh / Joseph Patrick O'Brien
11/2
3rd
Tornado Flyer
Danny Mullins / W P Mullins
25/1
On paper, a competitive line-up, but Rachael Blackmore set a fierce early gallop on Allaho which took the majority of the field out of their comfort zones. She led them a merry dance up the hill to win by 12 lengths, registering a record fourth Ryanair Chase win for Willie Mullins in the process.

STAYERS’ HURDLE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Flooring Porter
Danny Mullins / Gavin Cromwell
12/1
2nd
Sire Du Berlais
Mark Walsh / Mrs Denise Foster
5/1
3rd
Paisley Park
Aidan Coleman / Emma Lavelle
9/4f
A fine front running ride from Danny Mullins to win by 3¼ lengths aboard a horse who had started the season as a handicapper. Last year's winner, Lisnagar Oscar, fell heavily at halfway - badly hampering the well-backed Fury Road.

PADDY POWER PLATE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
The Shunter
Jordan Gainford / Emmet Mullins
9/4f
2nd
Farclas
Jack Kennedy / Mrs Denise Foster
5/1
3rd
Top Notch
Luca Morgan / Nicky Henderson
50/1
4th
Coole Cody
Tom O'Brien / Evan Williams
22/1
The Shunter scooped a £100,000 bonus for his connections - who shrewdly selected the highly rated 7lb claimer Jordan Gainsford to do the steering. Backed in from 6/1 overnight, the winner stayed on strongly up the hill to win by 3 lengths.

MARES NOVICES’ HURDLE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Telmesomethinggirl
Rachael Blackmore / Henry De Bromhead
5/1
2nd
Magic Daze
Robbie Power / Henry De Bromhead
22/1
3rd
Mighty Blue
J J Slevin / Joseph Patrick O'Brien
12/1
Willie Mullins had won the first five renewals of this race, but this time it was a 1-2 for trainer Henry de Bromhead and yet another victory for Rachael Blackmore. Magic Daze made it a good test but had no answer to the winner's sprint finish.

KIM MUIR CHALLENGE CUP RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Mount Ida
Jack Kennedy / Mrs Denise Foster
3/1f
2nd
Cloudy Glen
Robert Dunne / Venetia Williams
33/1
3rd
Shantou Flyer
Paul Nicholls / Harry Cobden
11/2
4th
Hold The Note
Jonathan Burke / Mick Channon
9/1
The second race to lose its usual amateur riders and again Jack Kennedy was the beneficiary - a victory that looked impossible on the first circuit when well-backed Mount Ida trailed the field by some way, trading at 999/1 in-running.

DAY 4

TRIUMPH HURDLE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Quilixios
Rachael Blackmore / Henry De Bromhead
2/1
2nd
Adagio
Tom Scudamore / David Pipe
10/1
3rd
Haut En Couleurs
Paul Townend / W P Mullins
20/1
Just 8 runners, although half had yet to taste defeat - one of whom was ridden by Rachael Blackmore. Always handy on Quilixios, she got first run on the field before powering up the hill to score by 3¼ lengths - her sixth win of the week.

COUNTY HURDLE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Belfast Banter
Kevin Sexton / Peter Fahey
33/1
2nd
Petit Mouchoir
Jordan Gainford / Mrs Denise Foster
22/1
3rd
Milkwood
Robert Dunne / Neil Mulholland
28/1
4th
Eclair De Beaufeu
Tom Cannon / Alan King
11/1
As ever, a thunderous spectacle and Belfast Banter, off a rating of just 129, gave jockey Kevin Sexton his first Festival winner, coming with a terrific run to win by 1¼ lengths. Eclair De Beaufeu was unfortunate, finding no room when primed to challenge.

ALBERT BARTLETT NOVICES’ HURDLE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Vanillier
Mark Walsh / Gavin Cromwell
14/1
2nd
Oscar Elite
Jonjo O'Neill Jr / Colin Tizzard
40/1
3rd
Streets Of Doyen
John C McConnell / Simon Torrens
10/1
4th
Stattler
Paul Townend / W P Mullins
7/2f
A second win of the meeting for trainer Gavin Cromwell after Flooring Porter in the Stayers' Hurdle, with Vanillier following up in the novice equivalent in even more convincing fashion (11 lengths going away). He is set to go chasing next season.

CHELTENHAM GOLD CUP RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Minella Indo
Jack Kennedy / Henry De Bromhead
9/1
2nd
A Plus Tard
Rachael Blackmore / Henry De Bromhead
100/30
3rd
Al Boum Photo
Paul Townend / W P Mullins
9/4f
4th
Native River
Richard Johnson / Colin Tizzard
12/1
Al Boum Photo came up short in his hat-trick bid, outpaced where it mattered behind Henry de Bromhead's stablemates - with the front three pulling clear. The winner prevailed by 1¼ lengths after superb leaps at the last two fences.

FESTIVAL HUNTERS’ CHASE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Porlock Bay
Lorcan Williams / Will Biddick
16/1
2nd
Billaway
Paul Townend / W P Mullins
2/1f
3rd
Staker Wallace
Mark Walsh / E Bolger
9/1
The third and final race of the Festival usually restricted to amateur riders, but Lorcan Williams got the ride on Porlock Bay and the pair just held off the 2/1 favourite Billaway in a pulsating duel up the hill, getting the verdict by a short head.

MRS PADDY POWER MARES’ CHASE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Colreevy
Paul Townend / W P Mullins
9/4
2nd
Elimay
Mark Walsh / W P Mullins
6/5f
3rd
Shattered Love
Jack Kennedy / Mrs Denise Foster
6/1
The second 1-2 of the week for Willie Mullins in the inaugural staging of this Grade 2 Mares’ Chase and his market leaders had the race to themselves at the business end - Colreevy holding off the strong challenge of Elimay by half a length.

MARTIN PIPE HANDICAP HURDLE RESULT

POS
HORSE
JOCKEY / TRAINER
SP
1st
Galopin Des Champs
Sean O'Keeffe / W P Mullins
8/1
2nd
Langer Dan
Dan Skelton / Lorcan Williams
13/2
3rd
Floueur
Paul O'Brien / Joseph Patrick O'Brien
33/1
4th
Whatsupwithyou
Luca Morgan / Ben Pauling
33/1
A sixth winner of the meeting for Willie Mullins to secure the leading trainer award, just defeating Henry de Bromhead on countback. Always travelling well for Sean O'Keeffe, Galopin Des Champs cruised up the hill to win by a cosy 2¼ lengths.