Ireland-trained Sizing John wins Cheltenham Gold Cup

3/17/2017 8:52:57 AM

CHELTENHAM, England (AP) Sizing John, trained in Ireland by Jessica Harrington and ridden by Robbie Power, won the Cheltenham Gold Cup on Festival Friday.

The 7-1 chance won the marquee race on St. Patrick"s Day ahead of Minella Rocco (18-1) and Native River (7-2).

Jumping efficiently, Power had Sizing John in a good position and won by two-and-three-quarter lengths.