Navan Sunday 16th December
- Going: Heavy Surface: Turf
- Placepot €152.50
Ample Appeal (IRE)
||6||11-12||P J Rothwell||B T O'Connell||33/1|
Boland's Corner (GER)
||7||11-12 p||R J Tierney||D E Splaine (5)||25/1|
Boston Bob (IRE)
||7||11-12||W P Mullins||R Walsh||1/5f|
Competitive Edge (IRE)
||5||11-12||C O'Dwyer||A P Crowe||16/1|
Dont Back Down (IRE)
||5||11-12||G Elliott||D N Russell||14/1|
Knockgraffon King (IRE)
||7||11-12||N Meade||P Carberry||8/1|
||7||11-12||O McKiernan||S J Crimin (7)||40/1|
You Must Know Me (IRE)
||6||11-12||H De Bromhead||A E Lynch||4/1|
Boston Bob (IRE) 6-5fav (11-7) Held up, headway approaching 2 out, ridden to chase winner before last, stayed on under pressure, no impression last 50 yards, 2nd of 20, 2l behind Brindisi Breeze (11-7) at Cheltenham 3m nov hdl Grade 1 (1) gd in Mar.
You Must Know Me (IRE) 11-2 (11-4) Always prominent, led from 3rd, stayed on well in straight and clear when slow last, easily, won at Tipperary 3m mdn hdl sft in Apr beating Shrapnel (11-4) by 11l, 20 ran.
Competitive Edge (IRE) 33-1 (11-12) 2nd to halfway, 3rd 6 out, blundered and unseated rider next, in a race won by Mikael D'Haguenet (11-12) at Punchestown 2m 4f beg chs hvy, 6 ran.
Knockgraffon King (IRE) 7-1 (11-12) Led and disputed, ridden in 2nd entering straight, close up 2 out, soon no extra, 5th of 7, 16l behind Mount Benbulben (11-12) at Fairyhouse 2m 5f beg chs sft.
Royalor (FR) 50-1 (11-5) Always towards rear, never a factor, 8th of 15, well behind Dream Function (11-5) at Clonmel 2m 3f beg chs.
Ample Appeal (IRE) 50-1 (11-5) Always rear, blundered 6th, tailed off, 14th of 16, well behind Marito (11-12) at Thurles 2m 2f beg chs hvy in Nov.
Boland's Corner (GER) 33-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders, dropped to rear soon after halfway, no extra from 5 out, tailed off, last of 16, well behind Marito (11-12) at Thurles 2m 2f beg chs hvy in Nov.
Dont Back Down (IRE) 6-1 (11-12) Chased leaders in 3rd, slightly hampered 3 out and no extra in 5th approaching straight, 6th of 15, 14l behind Ros Brin (11-2) at Clonmel 2m beg chs.
Sailors Warn (IRE)
||5||11-10||E J O'Grady||B J Geraghty||8/1|
||10||11-10 t||O McKiernan||T J Doyle||4/1|
||5||11-5||Mrs J Harrington||R M Power||5/1|
Owega Star (IRE)
||5||11-5||Peter Fahey||A D Leigh||4/1|
Un Beau Matin (IRE)
||4||11-1||G Elliott||D N Russell||Evsf|
||9||11-5||N Meade||P Carberry||NR|
||5||11-5||W P Mullins||R Walsh||NR|
Muirhead (IRE) 11-4 (11-6) Settled in rear, some headway into 5th approaching straight, ridden and no impression between final 2 flights, kept on one pace, 4th of 9, 8l behind Mossley (11-0) at Thurles 2m 6f hdl in Oct.
Simenon (IRE) 1-3fav (11-4) Held up towards rear, ridden in 4th after 2 out, no impression entering straight, mistake last and weakened, 4th of 6, 33l behind Un Beau Matin (10-10) at Punchestown 2m 6f hdl hvy in Nov.
Owega Star (IRE) 25-1 (11-4) Chased leader in 2nd, led 4 out, ridden and headed entering straight, no extra and kept on same pace, 2nd of 6, 2 1/2l behind Un Beau Matin (10-10) at Punchestown 2m 6f hdl hvy in Nov.
Maller Tree 10-1 (11-10) Tracked leaders, lost place 3 out, weakened next, 13th of 18, 44l behind Double Ross (11-2) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) sft in Nov.
Whatuthink (IRE) 25-1 (11-5) Made all, 5-lengths clear 6 out, ridden after 3 out, slight mistake and reduced advantage 2 out, kept on under pressure from before last, won at Navan 2m 4f hdl G2 (1) in Nov beating Voler La Vedette (11-5) by 4 1/2l, 6 ran.
Sailors Warn (IRE) 4-1 (11-7) Held up, mainly 5th, ridden before straight, moderate 3rd 2 out, kept on one pace, 3rd of 6, 14l behind Rebel Fitz (11-8) at Cork 2m 2f hdl in Aug.
Un Beau Matin (IRE) 7-1 (10-10) Chased leaders in 3rd, headway to challenge 2 out, led entering straight, ridden before last, kept on well, won at Punchestown 2m 6f hdl hvy in Nov beating Owega Star (11-4) by 2 1/2l, 6 ran.
Busty Brown (IRE)
||6||11-10||N Meade||P Carberry||8/1|
Don Cossack (GER)
||5||11-10||G Elliott||D N Russell||8/15f|
||5||11-10||D T Hughes||B J Cooper||16/1|
Pont Alexandre (GER)
||4||11-6||W P Mullins||R Walsh||3/1|
Reine Angevine (FR)
||4||10-13||W P Mullins||P Townend||12/1|
Rule The World
||5||11-10||M F Morris||A E Lynch||NR|
Rule The World 4-5fav (11-12) Tracked leaders in 4th, improved into 2nd 3 out, led and ridden clear after next, stayed on well from last, won at Navan 2m 4f nh nov hdl hvy beating Joncol (11-5) by 4 1/2l, 6 ran.
Pont Alexandre (GER) Dai Jin gelding out of Panzella.
Busty Brown (IRE) 5-1 (11-3) (poor visibility) tracked leaders, 4th 4 out, ridden in 2nd after 2 out, led after last, stayed on well, won at Navan 2m 4f nov hdl G2 (1) hvy in Nov beating Seefood (11-3) by 2 1/2l, 7 ran.
Reine Angevine (FR) Evensfav (11-2) Tracked leader in 2nd, led before 4 out, in control from before last and drew clear run-in, easily, won at Gowran Park 2m 4yo nov hdl hvy in Nov beating Blacklough (11-9) by 6l, 7 ran.
Don Cossack (GER) 3-10fav (11-12) Tracked leaders in 3rd, went 2nd from 5 out, disputed lead when not fluent 3 out, led travelling well next, niggled along before last, stayed on well run-in, eased close home, impressive, won at Navan 2m mdn hdl hvy in Nov beating Sizing Gold (11-12) by 10l, 15 ran.
Seefood (IRE) 5-2 (11-3) (poor visibility) tracked leaders, 5th 4 out, ridden from 2 out, 3rd before last, went 2nd early run-in, kept on, 2nd of 7, 2 1/2l behind Busty Brown (11-3) at Navan 2m 4f nov hdl G2 (1) hvy in Nov.
Forever Gold (IRE)
||5||11-12||E Cawley||P T Enright||5/1|
Happy Tobe Here (IRE)
||5||11-12||O McKiernan||R C Colgan||25/1|
Highway To Hell (IRE)
||6||11-12||A Mullins||D E Mullins||16/1|
Illicit Encounter (IRE)
||7||11-12||Mrs P Dobbs||A McNamara||25/1|
Perfect Focus (IRE)
||5||11-12 t1||P M Quinlan||G Malone (7)||25/1|
Rory's Brother (IRE)
||5||11-12||J Larkin||A P Heskin||25/1|
The Bugler (IRE)
||5||11-12 t||S Byrne||A D Leigh||25/1|
Classic Event (IRE)
||4||11-9 t1||E P Harty||M P Walsh||7/1|
||4||11-9||Patrick Rooney||C D Maxwell (3)||33/1|
||4||11-9||A J Martin||R Walsh||1/4f|
Another Rebel (IRE)
||5||11-12||M Winters||D E Splaine (5)||NR|
Another Rebel (IRE) 14-1 (11-7) Tracked leaders in 3rd, driven along and dropped to 6th approaching straight, no extra, 6th of 9, 22l behind Suntiep (12-0) at Limerick 2m 3f N H flat hvy in Nov.
Wingtips (FR) 5-1 (10-13) (poor visibility) in rear, progress from 3 out, ridden in 4th before last, swished tail under pressure run-in, kept on same pace, 4th of 7, 7l behind Busty Brown (11-3) at Navan 2m 4f nov hdl G2 (1) hvy in Nov.
Classic Event (IRE) 16-1 (11-9) Mid-division, went moderate 5th 4 out, kept on one paced from next, 5th of 15, well behind Don Cossack (11-12) at Navan 2m mdn hdl hvy in Nov.
Rory's Brother (IRE) 50-1 (11-12) Towards rear for most, never a factor, 12th of 19, 43l behind Bright New Dawn (11-12) at Fairyhouse 2m 2f mdn hdl sft.
The Bugler (IRE) 33-1 (11-12) Rear of mid-division for most, never a factor, 14th of 24, 36l behind Starkie (11-12) at Cork 2m mdn hdl sft.
Forever Gold (IRE) 25-1 (11-12) Mid-division best, 10th 3 out, soon no impression, 11th of 19, 43l behind Bright New Dawn (11-12) at Fairyhouse 2m 2f mdn hdl sft.
Perfect Focus (IRE) 5-1 (11-7) Ld & disp til ran off track 4out, in a race won by Ballybough Gorta (11-7) at Oldcastle 2m ire ptp gd in Apr '11, 8 ran.
Happy Tobe Here (IRE) 50-1 (11-1) Towards rear, never a factor, 11th approaching straight, kept on one pace to go distant 5th late run-in, 5th of 15, well behind Ballycasey (11-12) at Clonmel 2m 4f Amateur Maiden Hurdle (4yo+).
Illicit Encounter (IRE) 5-1 (11-4) Always twrds rr, cto 4out, pu 2out, in a race won by Tammys Hill (12-0) at Tinahely 3m ire ptp gs in Oct, 10 ran.
Highway To Hell (IRE) 50-1 (8-12) Mid-division, ridden and no impression over 2f out, 12th of 15, 22l behind Vitruvian Man (9-3) at Curragh 7f 2yo mdn sft in Sep '08 (flat).
Smallman (IRE) 66-1 (11-6) Chased leaders early, weakened halfway, 17th of 19, well behind Bright New Dawn (11-12) at Fairyhouse 2m 2f mdn hdl sft.
||5||11-10||D T Hughes||B J Cooper||5/2f|
Madame Mado (FR)
||8||11-10||William P Murphy||B M Cash||12/1|
Rocky Wednesday (IRE)
||5||11-9||G Elliott||D J Condon||8/1|
Bay Of Kotor (IRE)
||6||11-5 p1||J Larkin||A E Lynch||16/1|
Silas Mariner (IRE)
||5||11-5 t||Miss S J Harty||P Townend||11/2|
Is Herself About (IRE)
||5||11-3||D M O'Brien||P Carberry||3/1|
The Book Thief (IRE)
||8||11-1||E O'Grady||P T Enright||14/1|
||5||10-9||A J Martin||R Walsh||9/2|
El Mondo (FR)
||6||11-10||N Madden||N P Madden||NR|
Persian Gayle (IRE)
||8||11-9 p||Ross O'sullivan||A McNamara||NR|
||7||9-10 t||P J Rothwell||A Ring (7)||NR|
El Mondo (FR) 20-1 (10-7) Always towards rear, fell 2 out, in a race won by King Of Queens (10-12) at Fairyhouse 2m hcp hdl sft, 14 ran.
Persian Gayle (IRE) 20-1 (10-2) Prominent, on terms from 6 out, 3rd and not as good as 1st 2 at 3 out, soon no impression under pressure, kept on same pace, 5th of 15, 18l behind Come To The Party (10-1) at Cork 2m 4f hcp hdl sft in Nov.
Luddsdenene (IRE) 16-1 (10-10) Led, soon clear, jumped left 4 out, reduced lead from before 2 out, soon headed and no extra, 7th of 14, 21l behind Speed Dial (10-1) at Wexford 2m hcp hdl 80-109.
Matsukaze (IRE) 33-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders, moderate 4th entering straight, no extra, 7th of 14, 26l behind Clonbanan Lad (11-12) at Punchestown 2m mdn hdl sft in Oct.
Rocky Wednesday (IRE) 25-1 (11-12) Towards rear for most, ridden and no impression 3 out, 6th of 8, 35l behind Dylan Ross (11-12) at Navan 2m beg chs in Nov.
Kilavalley (IRE) 8-1 (11-12) Chased leaders, off the pace, closer in 4th before 3 out, no impression and kept on same pace from before straight, 4th of 9, 24l behind Shrapnel (11-12) at Fairyhouse 2m hdl sft in Nov.
Is Herself About (IRE) 5-1 (11-8) Tracked leaders, 4th entering straight, soon ridden, close 3rd 2 out, no extra before last, 5th of 9, 5l behind Aladdins Cave (10-13) at Fairyhouse 2m hcp hdl 80-116 sft in Nov.
Silas Mariner (IRE) 20-1 (11-11) Led and disputed until headed before 3rd, disputed again 5 out until 3 out, soon no extra and weakened early straight, 9th of 13, 37l behind Jenari (11-11) at Naas 2m beg chs sft in Oct.
Bay Of Kotor (IRE) 25-1 (9-11) Chased leader, 3rd halfway, ridden and weakened 3 out, tailed off, 13th of 14, well behind King Of Queens (10-12) at Fairyhouse 2m hcp hdl sft.
The Book Thief (IRE) 14-1 (11-7) Mid-division, weakened before 4 out, last of 13, 45l behind Carlowsantana (10-5) at Cork 2m hcp hdl 80-116 sft.
Madame Mado (FR) 14-1 (11-3) Mid-division on outer, 3rd halfway, no extra approaching 3 out and dropped towards rear, eased when beaten from 2 out, tailed off, 7th of 8, well behind Tarla (10-13) at Punchestown 2m 2f hdl G3 (1) hvy in Oct.
El Fontan (FR)
||7||11-12||D T Hughes||B J Cooper||11/2|
Plan A (IRE)
||5||11-11||G Elliott||M P Walsh||7/1|
Sole Witness (IRE)
||8||11-11||C A McBratney||B R Dalton (5)||16/1|
For A Finish
||9||11-8 b||E Doyle||B J Geraghty||6/1|
Mr Goodenough (IRE)
||8||11-7 t||J F Robinson||A E Lynch||5/1j|
||8||11-6||W Harney||M P Butler (5)||12/1|
||8||11-5 p||F Flood||A P Heskin||25/1|
Ballinahow Lady (IRE)
||7||11-3||D M O'Brien||J L Cullen||20/1|
||9||11-3 t||D Cullen||D J Casey||16/1|
||7||11-1||M Brassil||N P Madden||16/1|
||9||11-1 b||G Webb||T J Doyle||33/1|
||10||10-8||T Doyle||M P Burke (7)||8/1|
Hidden Present (IRE)
||10||10-1 t||Bernard Jones||R C Colgan||14/1|
||7||10-0||E O'Grady||P T Enright||5/1j|
Hold Em Cowboy (IRE)
||8||9-10 p||W F Codd||D J Condon||16/1|
Saoirse Dun (IRE)
||6||10-11||P J Rothwell||P Townend||NR|
Saoirse Dun (IRE) Evensfav (11-9) Waited with early, closed up to be prominent from before 7th, went clear with eventual 3rd from 4 out, in front next, soon went on going well, in control when idled a bit before last, stayed on well, very easily, won at Wexford 2m 6f hcp chs 0-102 beating Flamingos Gold (10-2) by 11l, 7 ran.
Sole Witness (IRE) 9-1 (11-6) Chased leaders, closer order 4 out, no extra and kept on same pace from 2 out, 8th of 20, 13l behind Latin Connection (11-5) at Down Royal 2m 6f hcp hdl 80-102 gs in Nov.
Ballinahow Lady (IRE) 10-1 (10-11) Raced last of the 5, slow jump 5th and soon behind, never a factor, left a couple of places better after the 4th and 3rd last fences, 3rd of 5, well behind Roi Du Mee (11-10) at Thurles 2m 6f lst chs (1) in Nov.
Mr Goodenough (IRE) 9-2 (11-9) Tracked leaders, 4th 3 out, ridden next, led before last, stayed on well run-in, won at Punchestown 2m 4f hcp chs 0-116 sft in Oct beating Kylebeg Krystle (11-5) by 1 3/4l, 10 ran.
Hidden Present (IRE) 8-1 (11-3) Prominent, ridden in 3rd before straight, soon dropped to 4th and no impression, kept on same pace, 4th of 16, 18l behind Victrix Gale (10-11) at Limerick 3m hcp chs 0-109 gd in May.
Kakagh (IRE) 5-1 (11-8) Chased leaders, bad mistake 6th and dropped towards rear, no impression from 3 out, 7th of 11, 20l behind Code Of The West (10-13) at Clonmel 2m 3f hcp chs sft in Nov.
Jolily (IRE) 8-1 (11-3) Mid-division, 10th halfway, some headway into 7th when brought down 3 out, in a race won by Saoirse Dun (10-12) at Thurles 2m 6f hcp chs 0-109 hvy in Nov, 16 ran.
El Fontan (FR) 11-1 (11-12) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden before 3 out, stayed on into 2nd entering straight, no impression leader, left in front after leader's blunder last, kept on, won at Punchestown 2m 4f beg chs hvy in Nov beating Mikael D'Haguenet (11-12) by 2 3/4l, 12 ran.
Plan A (IRE) 8-1 (11-12) Mid-division on inner, 9th halfway, no threat from 4 out, kept on one pace, 9th of 16, well behind Marito (11-12) at Thurles 2m 2f beg chs hvy in Nov.
For A Finish 13-2 (11-5) Soon led, clear approaching 4th, advantage a little reduced and slight mistake 4 out, went on again straight, stayed on well run-in, won at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-109 sft in Nov beating Knockmehill Lady (11-2) by 4 1/2l, 11 ran.
Wicklow Lad 20-1 (10-12) Mid-division best, no impression 3 out, 13th of 18, 48l behind Bog Warrior (11-12) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hcp hdl 8Evens23 sft.
Rubert (IRE) 11-1 (11-2) Led, ridden and headed 2 out, no extra before last, 3rd run-in and kept on same pace, 3rd of 11, 6l behind Code Of The West (10-13) at Clonmel 2m 3f hcp chs sft in Nov.
Moville (IRE) 14-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders in moderate 3rd, ridden 3 out, moderate 4th 2 out, no extra, 4th of 5, 13l behind Cause Of Causes (11-9) at Fairyhouse 2m hdl sft in Nov.
Pontiac (FR) 33-1 (11-12) Prominent, weakened from 4 out, behind when pulled up before last, in a race won by Misca Musca (10-11) at Navan 2m hcp hdl 80-109 hvy in Nov, 19 ran.
Clashnabrook (IRE) 4-1 (11-12) Settled in mid-division, 9th halfway, headway into 4th 4 out, soon ridden along and no impression in 5th when hit 2 out, no extra, 5th of 17, well behind Whiskey And Red (10-8) at Thurles 2m 6f hcp chs 0-109 hvy in Nov.
Hold Em Cowboy (IRE) 16-1 (11-1) Soon chased leaders, improved to be on terms from 4 out, headed into straight, no extra from 2 out, 7th of 14, 36l behind Doc Hollywood (11-9) at Fairyhouse 2m hcp hdl 80-95 sft in Nov.
Hilltop Tommy (IRE)
||5||12-0||David Kelly||Mr P A King||16/1|
Champagne James (IRE)
||4||11-11||T M Walsh||M Walsh||8/11f|
Gilt Shadow (IRE)
||4||11-11||S R B Crawford||Mr S Crawford||4/1|
Union Dues (FR)
||4||11-11||W P Mullins||Mr P W Mullins||3/1|
Hidden Lite (IRE)
||4||11-4||E U Hales||Miss J M Mangan||25/1|
Rare Legend (IRE)
||5||12-0||J J Hanlon||Mr J T Carroll||NR|
||7||11-7 t||Ronald Curran||Mr R J Curran||NR|
Rare Legend (IRE) 7-4 (12-0) Ld/disp, hdd bef 3out, disp again aftr 3out until 1l adv bef last, so, won at Boulta 3m ire ptp hvy in Nov beating Moonlight Boy (12-0) by 1 1/2l, 10 ran.
Goldski (IRE) 16-1 (11-0) Mid-division, ridden in moderate 4th 3f out, kept on one paced, 4th of 10, 25l behind Fredsmemory (11-7) at Navan 2m N H flat hvy.
Union Dues (FR) 3-1fav (11-7) Waited with on outer, closed up travelling well 5f out, on terms over 4f out, in front from 3f out and ridden on from 2f out, running a bit green but stayed on well, comfortably, won at Killarney 2m 1f 4yo nhf in Jul beating Theos Well (11-0) by 4 1/2l, 16 ran.
Champagne James (IRE) 15-8 (11-11) Settled moderate 4th, closer in 3rd 3f out, challenged under 1f out, nursed through to lead final 150 yards, cosily, won at Navan 2m N H flat in Nov beating Blackmail (11-11) by 2 1/4l, 5 ran.
Hilltop Tommy (IRE) 9-2 (11-7) Chased leader, 3rd halfway, improved to lead 4f out, ridden 2f out, headed 1 1/2f out, no extra in 3rd 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong to hold 3rd, 3rd of 9, 8l behind Apache Stronghold (11-4) at Down Royal 2m N H flat gd in Nov.
Gilt Shadow (IRE) 14-1 (11-8) Soon chased leaders at ordinary pace, 7th halfway, closer order over 5f out, on terms 3f out, definite leader from 2f out, stayed on well and clear inside final furlong, comfortably, won at Down Royal 2m N H flat gs in Nov beating Silver Tassie (11-11) by 6l, 18 ran.
Hidden Lite (IRE) 10-1 (11-3) Tracked leaders, 6th 4f out, soon ridden and weakened, last of 19, well behind Joanne One (10-13) at Navan 2m mrs N H flat lst (1) hvy in Nov.