Limerick Wednesday 26th December
- Going: Heavy Surface: Turf
- Placepot €143.70
||4||11-7||C Roche||A P Crowe||11/2|
Loch Ard (IRE)
||4||11-7||W P Mullins||E Mullins||4/1|
||4||11-7||D Wachman||J L Cullen||3/1|
Courageous Cry (IRE)
||4||11-3||T Doyle||M P Burke (7)||22/1|
Love Rory (IRE)
||4||11-3||E Bolger||Mr J T McNamara||25/1|
||4||11-3||A J Martin||D N Russell||Evsf|
Love Rory (IRE) 11-1 (10-9) Prominent, 6th before 2 out, soon no impression under pressure, kept on same pace, 7th of 9, 12l behind Our Vinnie (11-0) at Cork 3m nov hdl Grd 3 (1) in Nov.
Umpact (FR) 5-4fav (11-7) Tracked leaders in 3rd, headway to lead 2 out and asserted before last, drew clear run-in, easily, won at Gowran Park 2m 4yo mdn hdl sft beating Upazo (11-7) by 6l, 11 ran.
Ballynacree (IRE) 3-1 (11-0) Mid-division, 7th halfway, headway into 5th 3 out, improved in 3rd 2 out, led before last, ridden and challenged last, kept on well under pressure run-in, won at Fairyhouse 2m 4yo hdl Grd 3 (1) gs in Apr beating Gorgeous Sixty (10-7) by 1 1/4l, 11 ran.
Loch Ard (IRE) 16-1 (10-7) in a race won by Usual Suspects (10-7) at Auteuil(FR) 2m 3f 4yo hdl Grd 1 sft in Jun, 11 ran.
Pageboy (IRE) 4-1 (11-3) Tracked leaders in 3rd, 2nd briefly approaching straight, ridden in 3rd after 2 out, no extra run-in and kept on one pace, 3rd of 8, 12l behind Jezki (10-13) at Naas 2m hdl Grade 3 (1) in Nov.
Courageous Cry (IRE) 12-1 (11-2) Settled in mid-division, good headway into 4th early straight, smooth progress to lead last, driven out and kept on well run-in, won at Limerick 2m mdn hdl hvy in Nov beating Sarabad (11-9) by 3 1/2l, 14 ran.
||5||11-12||J J Mangan||P F Mangan||7/4f|
More Madness (IRE)
||5||11-12||T O'Brien||T J Doyle||4/1|
Petit Garson (IRE)
||6||11-12||K Purcell||R M Moran||16/1|
Port Ferreol (FR)
||7||11-12 t1||M J McDonagh||B T O'Connell||25/1|
Talkin Point (IRE)
||7||11-12||E O'Connell||M J Ferris||16/1|
||4||11-8||Edward P Mitchell||I J McCarthy (3)||16/1|
Malt Gem (IRE)
||4||11-8||Miss M L Hallahan||R J Jones (3)||9/1|
Shattered Dream (IRE)
||4||11-8||G Elliott||D N Russell||11/4|
||4||11-8||Mrs S A Bramall||J L Cullen||20/1|
Sophies Shadow (IRE)
||5||11-5||E U Hales||N P Madden||7/1|
Noble Pageant (IRE)
||6||11-12 p||John Neilan||A McNamara||NR|
Noble Pageant (IRE) 9-1 (11-4) Rear of mid-division, 11th halfway, 6th 3 out and headway to briefly go 2nd entering straight, no impression in 3rd 2 out, kept on one pace under pressure to regain 2nd closing stages, 2nd of 15, 7l behind Ballycasey (11-12) at Clonmel 2m 4f Amateur Maiden Hurdle (4yo+).
Kilcrea (IRE) 5-4fav (11-9) Tracked leaders, under pressure in 4th before straight, no impression from before 2 out, kept on same pace, 4th of 10, 43l behind Rye Martini (11-4) at Tipperary 2m 5yo mdn hdl hvy in Oct.
Malt Gem (IRE) 50-1 (11-4) Mid-division, 9th 4 out, went 6th 2 out, kept on from last, 5th of 14, 17l behind Un Atout (11-7) at Navan 2m 4yo mdn hdl hvy.
Shattered Dream (IRE) 7-1 (11-4) Led, jumped left 2nd, not fluent 3 out and soon headed, ridden in 3rd approaching straight, soon no impression, kept on same pace, 3rd of 14, 16l behind Venture Capital (11-12) at Wexford 2m 2f mdn hdl.
More Madness (IRE) 7-1 (11-9) Chased leaders, 7th halfway, ridden and no extra 3 out, kept on one pace, 6th of 24, 23l behind Starkie (11-12) at Cork 2m mdn hdl sft.
Talkin Point (IRE) 7-1 (12-0) Alw rr, sl prog in fair 10th bef 3out, mod 9th & well btn aftr 3out, bhnd when pu bef 2out, in a race won by Fence Me In (12-0) at Ballindenisk 3m ire ptp hvy, 14 ran.
Petit Garson (IRE) 9-2 (12-0) Mid div best, 7th 1/2way, wknd bef 6out, to 5out & cto when pu bef 4out, in a race won by Iberico (11-4) at Lisronagh 3m ire ptp gd in May, 14 ran.
Port Ferreol (FR) 50-1 (11-12) Mounted going out on to track, chased leaders, 7th approaching 6 out, no extra from 3 out, pulled up straight, in a race won by Castle Wings (11-9) at Limerick 2m 6f mdn hdl hvy in Dec '11, 12 ran.
Kestrel (IRE) 50-1 (10-11) Rear of mid-division, no danger and kept on without threatening from after 4 out, 7th of 15, 16l behind Shamkhal (11-2) at Killarney 2m 1f 4yo mdn hdl gd in May.
Unzing (FR) Voix Du Nord gelding out of Magik.
Sophies Shadow (IRE) 12-1 (10-13) Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, pushed along entering straight and no impression from 2 out, kept on one pace, 5th of 15, 12l behind Glens Melody (11-3) at Clonmel 2m 4f mdn hdl.
Far Away So Close (IRE)
||7||11-6 h||P Nolan||D N Russell||5/1|
Mikael D'haguenet (FR)
||8||11-6||W P Mullins||E Mullins||8/11f|
||6||11-6||Mrs S A Bramall||I J McCarthy||14/1|
||5||11-6||M F Morris||M J Ferris||16/1|
||4||10-9||T J Taaffe||A McNamara||9/4|
Argocat (IRE) 5-2 (10-3) Chased leaders in 3rd, headway in 2nd 2 out, led last, ridden and headed entering straight, kept on, not match winner, 2nd of 5, 2l behind Twinlight (11-0) at Galway 2m 1f nov chs (1) in Oct.
Snooze (FR) 4-1 (10-12) Tracked leader in 2nd, led after 6 out, strongly pressed approaching last where headed, no impression on winner run-in, 2nd of 6, 6l behind Forpadydeplasterer (11-10) at Thurles 3m chs hvy in Nov.
Far Away So Close (IRE) 4-1fav (11-0) Led and disputed, led 3 out, mistake and headed 2 out, ridden and no extra from before last, kept on same pace, 2nd of 14, 2 1/4l behind Lead Kindly Light (10-5) at Fairyhouse 2m 1f hcp chs sft.
Tillahow (IRE) 14-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, ridden early straight and no impression from 2 out, kept on one pace, 4th of 6, 12l behind Hidden Cyclone (11-10) at Gowran Park 2m 4f chs hvy in Nov.
Mikael D'haguenet (FR) 8-13fav (11-12) Made all, jumped well until slight mistake 2 out, soon ridden to assert, eased clear from last, not fully extended, won at Punchestown 2m 4f beg chs hvy beating Lord Windermere (11-12) by 2 3/4l, 6 ran.
||8||11-12 b1||J J Hanlon||B Hayes (5)||6/1|
||8||11-7 t||J J Mangan||P F Mangan||8/1|
||7||11-6||P Neville||T J Doyle||7/2|
Cherrys Son (IRE)
||6||11-4||John Neilan||M J Ferris||9/1|
Count Salazar (IRE)
||7||11-4||E Doyle||J R Barry||5/1|
Tailors Hill (IRE)
||6||10-12||Miss M L Hallahan||I J McCarthy (3)||20/1|
||11||10-12 t||D J Ryan||A McNamara||8/1|
||8||10-9 t||E McNamara||R J Jones (3)||3/1f|
Under The Spell (IRE)
||7||10-6||M McDonagh||B T O'Connell||16/1|
||8||9-12||Donncha Duggan||P A Gallagher (5)||10/1|
||8||11-4||Mrs D Foster||A P Crowe||NR|
Itsuptoyou (IRE) 8-1 (10-12) Prominent, led from 4th, ridden entering straight, headed before last, soon no impression, 5th of 10, 17l behind Mr Goodenough (11-9) at Punchestown 2m 4f hcp chs 0-116 sft in Oct.
Ponmeword (IRE) 9-1 (10-9) Mid-division on inner, 9th halfway, 8th approaching 4 out and left 5th next, headway to challenge 2 out, ridden and disputed approaching last where headed, no extra run-in and dropped to 4th, 4th of 16, 8l behind Saoirse Dun (10-12) at Thurles 2m 6f hcp chs 0-109 hvy in Nov.
Yeoman (FR) 7-2fav (10-12) Led, headed 5th and dropped to 5th after halfway, ridden and no extra after 3 out, 6th of 8, 20l behind Playing (11-11) at Clonmel 2m 4f cond hcp hdl 80-95.
Cherrys Son (IRE) 25-1 (11-12) Towards rear, never a factor, moderate 8th when fell last, remounted, 9th of 15, well behind Dream Function (11-5) at Clonmel 2m 3f beg chs.
Ardglen (IRE) 6-1 (10-4) Mid-division, weakened 6 out, pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by Murchu (9-11) at Fairyhouse 3m 5f hcp chs 0-140 sft, 12 ran.
Killcara Boy 10-1 (10-10) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, went 3rd 3 out and challenged next, disputed last and kept on under pressure to lead inside final 50 yards, no extra and headed near line, 2nd of 15, 1/2l behind Fever Pitch (11-8) at Clonmel 2m 4f hcp chs 0-116.
Tailors Hill (IRE) 50-1 (11-9) Mid-division, 9th halfway, driven along and no extra approaching straight, 8th of 15, 23l behind Ros Brin (11-2) at Clonmel 2m beg chs.
Annacarton (IRE) 7-1 (11-1) Towards rear, mistake 7th, never a factor, ridden in 9th approaching 4 out, left moderate 7th after 3 out, 7th of 16, well behind Saoirse Dun (10-12) at Thurles 2m 6f hcp chs 0-109 hvy in Nov.
Under The Spell (IRE) 8-1 (10-13) Always towards rear, pulled up after 2 out, in a race won by Backinthere (10-13) at Limerick 2m 5f mdn hdl hvy in Nov, 11 ran.
Hillman (IRE) 50-1 (11-5) Soon mid-division, 11th early, kept on same pace under pressure from before straight, 6th of 17, 23l behind The Big Boyo (11-5) at Cork 2m 4f beg chase gd in Apr '11.
Count Salazar (IRE) 33-1 (11-0) Always behind, trailing from 4 out, last of 11, well behind Bishopsfurze (11-0) at Thurles 2m 6f hdl in Nov.
An Spailpin Fanach (USA)
||5||11-12||J J Hanlon||B Hayes (5)||20/1|
||5||11-12||T F Shaw||N P Madden||4/1|
Best Value (IRE)
||5||11-12||T J Nagle-Jr||S J Gray (3)||20/1|
Diamondgeezer Luke (IRE)
||5||11-12||F Costello||J R Barry||16/1|
||5||11-12||A Lynch||R C Colgan||5/1|
||5||11-12||J P Ryan||D N Russell||2/1|
||5||11-12||J T Gorman||D A McCormack (5)||20/1|
Jennies Jewel (IRE)
||5||11-5||J P Fahey||I J McCarthy (3)||6/4f|
Futuramic (IRE) 14-1 (11-12) Always prominent, 3rd halfway, 4th and driven 2 out, moderate 3rd and no impression from before last, 3rd of 14, 17l behind Pride Ofthe Parish (11-12) at Punchestown 2m 4f mdn hdl hvy.
Best Value (IRE) 33-1 (12-0) Mid-division, 7th halfway, kept on one pace in straight without troubling leaders, 5th of 12, 37l behind Kick On Boss (11-9) at Gowran Park 2m N H flat sft.
Appletime (IRE) 25-1 (11-9) Mid-division, 7th 3 out, soon ridden, kept on same pace from next, 4th of 16, 11l behind Moscow Mannon (11-12) at Navan 2m mdn hdl hvy.
Diamondgeezer Luke (IRE) 33-1 (11-4) Held up, progress approaching halfway, 8th 5 out, weakened before 3 out, 16th of 18, well behind Touch The Eden (11-12) at Thurles 2m mdn hdl in Nov.
Jennies Jewel (IRE) 12-1 (11-2) Always prominent, 2nd from 4th, ridden to challenge 2 out, no impression straight, no extra when slight mistake last, 2nd of 14, 13l behind Pride Ofthe Parish (11-12) at Punchestown 2m 4f mdn hdl hvy.
Waterhouse (IRE) 25-1 (11-5) Soon mid-division, mistake 5 out, no extra after, 11th of 13, 36l behind Mackey Boy (11-12) at Limerick 2m 3f mdn hdl hvy in Mar.
An Spailpin Fanach (USA) 25-1 (11-7) Rear of mid-division well off pace, moderate 7th halfway, distant 5th early straight, kept on one pace, 4th of 11, well behind Mozoltov (11-12) at Gowran Park 2m 2f mdn hdl sft.
Reafadda (IRE) 9-1 (11-5) Tracked leaders, 2nd 3 out, soon ridden, mistake next, no impression before last, 5th of 16, 12l behind Moscow Mannon (11-12) at Navan 2m mdn hdl hvy.
For A Finish
||9||11-12 p||E Doyle||B F Cawley (7)||12/1|
Tristram Shandy (IRE)
||5||11-12||E McNamara||R J Jones (3)||10/1|
||5||11-9||E P Harty||N P Madden||4/1|
See Double You (IRE)
||9||11-9||J Woods||Mr R M P McNally (7)||10/3|
Steele's Rock (IRE)
||6||11-9||K Purcell||T J Doyle||12/1|
||5||11-8 p||J J Mangan||P F Mangan||10/1|
||4||11-3 t||G Elliott||D N Russell||3/1f|
Ciarans Oscar (IRE)
||4||11-1||P Nolan||M N Doran (5)||10/1|
||9||11-1 t||M Hourigan||M P Burke (7)||10/1|
The Lady Granuaile (USA)
||7||11-1||Mrs P Gavin||A McNamara||12/1|
||7||9-10 v1||M J McDonagh||S J Gray (3)||16/1|
Fahamore 6-1 (10-13) Fell 1st, in a race won by Shamiran (11-4) at Punchestown 2m 4f Conditional Handicap Hurdle (95-123) (4yo+) hvy in Apr, 25 ran.
See Double You (IRE) 4-1 (11-0) Chased leaders, 6th halfway, ridden into 3rd 2 out, no impression leaders before last, kept on run-in to 2nd close home, 2nd of 13, 3l behind Carlowsantana (10-5) at Cork 2m hcp hdl 80-116 sft.
Cyprusormilan 12-1 (11-8) Chased leader, 3rd halfway, ridden in 4th before straight, no extra after 3 out, kept on one pace, 6th of 13, 9l behind Carlowsantana (10-5) at Cork 2m hcp hdl 80-116 sft.
Tristram Shandy (IRE) 20-1 (11-8) Soon well off pace in rear, not always fluent in jumping and niggled along at times, some headway in 5th approaching straight, ridden into 4th before 2 out, soon no impression, kept on, 3rd of 6, 8l behind Rattan (11-12) at Listowel 2m hdl sft in Sep.
Cloughmile (IRE) 14-1 (10-2) Mid-division, ridden and no impression from 3 out, 8th of 11, 28l behind Avondhu Lady (10-8) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hcp chs sft.
Steele's Rock (IRE) 5-2 (11-12) Led, headed 6th, led again from 9th, went well clear from 4 out, clear when blundered badly and almost unseater rider at last, rider left without irons but left distance clear, cantered home run-in, won at Gowran Park 2m 4f beg chase sft in Mar beating Limerick Lane (11-3) by 20l, 12 ran.
Raajih 7-1 (11-2) Held up towards rear, moderate 7th 3 out, some headway in 6th next and went 3rd early run-in, no impression and dropped to 4th close home, 4th of 10, 12l behind Happy New Year (9-3) at Gowran Park 3m hcp hdl 80-116 hvy in Nov.
Ciarans Oscar (IRE) 6-1 (11-4) Tracked leaders, 6th halfway, pushed along after 3 out and no impression from early straight, kept on one pace, 5th of 14, 10l behind Courageous Cry (11-2) at Limerick 2m mdn hdl hvy in Nov.
For A Finish 6-1 (11-8) Chased leaders, no extra from 5 out, pulled up before next, in a race won by Sole Witness (11-6) at Navan 2m 4f hcp chs 0-130 hvy, 15 ran.
The Lady Granuaile (USA) 8-1 (10-2) Held up towards rear, 8th after 2 out, ridden and no impression before straight, tailed off, 7th of 10, well behind Orpheus Valley (11-3) at Roscommon 2m 5f hcp chs hvy in Oct.
Stabilo (GER) 8-1 (11-2) Chased leaders, 6th halfway, headway into 2nd after 4 out, ridden and weakened next, 15th of 19, well behind Abbey Glen (11-11) at Gowran Park 3m hcp hdl 80-95 in Apr '11.
Clay Boy (IRE)
||5||12-0||E McNamara||Mr J T McNamara||14/1|
Quickpick Vic (IRE)
||5||12-0||A J Martin||Mr D O'Connor||4/7f|
Bridies Boy (IRE)
||4||11-11||Ms M Duggan||Mr C W Fennessy (7)||6/1|
||4||11-11||Miss Sharon Dunphy||Mr R J Kiely (5)||9/1|
Rebel Again (IRE)
||4||11-11||W J Burke||Mr J J Burke (7)||20/1|
Theatre Mill (IRE)
||4||11-11 h||P Nolan||Mr M P Fogarty (3)||9/2|
Sarahs Joy (IRE)
||4||11-4 b||Cornelius O'Keeffe||Mr M J O'Connor||20/1|
Katelyn's Way (IRE)
||4||11-4||John Neilan||Mr D L Queally (5)||NR|
Katelyn's Way (IRE) Cloudings filly out of Queen High Blue.
Pumbaa (IRE) 5-4 (11-7) Ww in rr, hmprd 3out gd prog to chall aftr 2out, v b mstk last, ko best, 3rd of 9, 3/4l behind Bishopslough (10-11) at Lingstown 3m ire ptp sft in Nov.
Quickpick Vic (IRE) 2-1fav (12-0) Took keen hold and tracked leaders, headway to lead briefly under 2f out, soon ridden and headed, kept on same pace without threatening easy winner, 2nd of 6, 11l behind Owen Mc (11-11) at Fairyhouse 2m N H flat sft in Nov.
Theatre Mill (IRE) 6-1 (11-7) Mid-division, 8th 3f out, ridden into 6th 2f out, 5th and no impression 1f out, kept on one pace, 5th of 17, 22l behind Celerity Rules (11-7) at Navan 2m N H flat sft in Sep.
Bridies Boy (IRE) 6-1 (11-7) Ld/disp, ld from 6th, chall 2out where lft 2l clr, rddn when mstk last, so best, won at Athlacca 3m ire ptp in May beating Quick Decisson (11-7) by 5l, 13 ran.
Sarahs Joy (IRE) 33-1 (10-11) Mid-division and saddle slipped early, rear and trailing halfway, completely tailed off, 14th of 15, well behind Bell Weir (11-4) at Cork 2m N H flat sft.
Clay Boy (IRE) 8-1 (12-0) Alw twrds rr, mstk 6th & 8th 6out, wknd up bef 5out & to last when pu bef 4out, in a race won by Nancys Call (12-0) at Lisronagh 3m ire ptp gd in May, 12 ran.
Rebel Again (IRE) 40-1 (11-9) Mid-division best, no extra before straight, 17th of 24, 44l behind Starkie (11-12) at Cork 2m mdn hdl sft.