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Queen Mother Champion Chase 2020 Result

15:30 Wednesday 11 March 2020

BETWAY QUEEN MOTHER CHAMPION CHASE (Grade 1) (1)

Distance: 1m 7f 199y (Old)
Prize: £225,080 Age: 5yo+ Race Type: Chase Going: Soft

Perhaps the most eagerly-anticipated race of the Festival ended up not even featuring 2 of the main protagonists, 2-time defending champion Altior withdrawn the day before with a splint and Chacun Pour Soi ruled out on the morning of the race with an abcess; the disappointment didn't stop there either, with the one of the big 3 left standing – Defi du Seuil – turning in a lacklustre effort as odd-on favourite, leaving the path clear for Politologue – a top-class chaser but one whose limitations are well established – to dominate, hard in the circumstances to get excited about the form and indeed to avoid regretting what might’ve been.

Non Runners: ALTIOR (IRE) , CHACUN POUR SOI (FR) . Fences: 13.

Winning Owner: Mr J. Hales

Time: 4m 10.7s

POS SILK BTN HORSE AGE WGT ISP
JOCKEY & TRAINER
1 Silk colours for POLITOLOGUE (FR), trained by Paul Nicholls and owned by Mr J. Hales POLITOLOGUE (FR) 9 11-10 6/1
J: Harry Skelton T: Paul Nicholls
2 Silk colours for DYNAMITE DOLLARS (FR), trained by Paul Nicholls and owned by Mr Michael Geoghegan DYNAMITE DOLLARS (FR) 7 11-10 7/1
J: Harry Cobden T: Paul Nicholls
3 Silk colours for BUN DORAN (IRE), trained by Tom George and owned by Crossed Fingers Partnership BUN DORAN (IRE) 9 11-10 33/1
J: Jonathan Burke T: Tom George
4 Silk colours for DEFI DU SEUIL (FR), trained by Philip Hobbs and owned by Mr John P. McManus ½ DEFI DU SEUIL (FR) 7 11-10 2/5
J: Barry Geraghty T: Philip Hobbs
5 Silk colours for SCEAU ROYAL (FR), trained by Alan King and owned by Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede 32 SCEAU ROYAL (FR) 8 11-10 10/1
J: Daryl Jacob T: Alan King

Non Runners: ALTIOR (IRE) , CHACUN POUR SOI (FR) . Fences: 13.

Winning Owner: Mr J. Hales

Time: 4m 10.7s

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