Cheltenham: Coole Cody wins the Craft Irish Whiskey Co. Plate after leading from the first fence


Coole Cody wins the Craft Irish Whiskey Co. Plate Handicap Chase after leading from the first fence and outpacing favourite Imperial Alcazar on day three of Cheltenham

  • The Evan Williams horse led the field from the first fence in the Plate Chase
  • Adam Wedge had to fight back after losing ground to Imperial Alcazar late on 
  • Imperial Alcazar and Celebre D’Allen had been joint favourites at 7/2
  • Coole Cody now has four career wins which have come at Cheltenham course 

Coole Cody won the Craft Irish Whiskey Co. Plate Handicap Chase at 22/1 after leading from the first fence on day three of Cheltenham. 

Coole Cody had to recover from a late error after getting boxed in behind Slate House over the second-last.

Adam Wedge had to fight back after looking outpaced by Imperial Alcazar but the joint favourite tired and clinched second in a photo-finish with Spiritofthegames.

The 11-year-old now has eight career wins with four of them coming at the Cheltenham racecourse. 

More to follow. 

Coole Cody won the Craft Irish Whiskey Co. Plate Handicap Chase at Cheltenham

Coole Cody won the Craft Irish Whiskey Co. Plate Handicap Chase at Cheltenham

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