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ZEALOT
14 Sep 10 21:20
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I have never seen the race and i  want to make a decision whether NICK DUNDEE would have won , ive got every race from 2000 but none  before
Any advice would be much appreciated .
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Report tenjacksuited September 14, 2010 9:57 PM BST
My best advice would be to drop an e-mail to racing UK as they might be able to help as they would have all the old Cheltenham videos.

And just my opinion but I think Looks Like Trouble would have found more and won.

Good luck.
Report Desmond Orchard September 15, 2010 8:26 AM BST
Me too 10J, he didn't do so bad the following year either, did he?
Report downallstar September 15, 2010 9:18 AM BST
LLT was beaten at the time, both jockeys involved agreed afterwards.

There was only one winner of this race at the top of the hill. CryCryCryCry
Report the istabraq years September 15, 2010 10:45 AM BST
nick dundee was some horse that season, won the moriarty in a canter and would have won at chelt, if betfair had been around then he d have traded 1.10
Report Desmond Orchard September 15, 2010 11:29 AM BST
It certainly looked that way DAS, but LLT was a horse with a bit of class that just kept finding, as he showed in 2000. Back then he looked the best winner of a Gold Cup for quite some years, however, the decade since ain't been too shabby.
I agree that ND was some horse mind and would've gone on to great things too.
I had a look for a replay after viewing this thread and that race is omitted from all the highlights vids on YT, I assume because of the horrible fall. I was there that week, as per, and so hadn't heard the TV commentary on Bartons race, that was some squeak after the last! I must've been the only fella in my group not on it, northerm monkeys that we are, and many a week was paid for by that one race, I didn't think the singing would ever stop. Golden memories and, that fall notwithstanding, a super festival.
Report Glasgow Brian September 15, 2010 7:28 PM BST
thanks lads - i'll drop RUK a line
cheers
Report Fabulous September 16, 2010 1:43 AM BST
If you don't get any joy from RUK, I've got a copy.
Report AL BUNDY September 16, 2010 6:54 PM BST
Nick for me every day of the week...... and what LLT went on to do too.... heartbreaking to think what might have been.

Think back to his Gold Cup - Gloria Victis died, plus Lake KAriba and Strong Promise later. LLT got injured in the autumn and then throw in foot and mouth, it really hit the chasers hard that era.
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