Happy New Year To All Our Patrons Handicap (47-65) 1m 4f
- (4yo+, 1m 4f, 14 runners)
- Winner €4,830 2nd €1,121 3rd €490 4th €280
- Going: Standard
- Surface: Polytrack
- Winning time: 2m 35.35s
- Off time: 20:16:46
|1st||8 Armed Guard||9/2|
Teajaybe (USA) 23
|6||138 9-12||Michael Mulvany||J P O'Brien||63||5/1|
Teodolite (IRE) 301
|5||137 9-11||B W Duke||D Robinson (7)||62||16/1|
Juara (IRE) 23
|4||133 9-7||A Mulholland||J F Egan||62||5/1|
Forest Hawk (IRE) 56
|6||130 9-4 t||J C McConnell||W J Lee||55||8/1|
Theonewiththeleg (IRE) 21
|8||127 9-1||M McDonagh||C R King (5)||52||33/1|
Noverre Princess (IRE) 14
|6||126 9-0||E O'Connell||F Lynch||51||11/1|
Alpha And Omega (IRE) 23
|6||123 8-11||C Coakley||C P Hoban (3)||48||3/1f|
Armed Guard (IRE) 23
|5||122 8-10 t||E Lynam||C D Hayes||47||9/2|
Kalafina (IRE) 37
|5||122 8-10 pt||J P Dempsey||N G McCullagh||47||33/1|
|6||122 8-10 be||J T Gorman||D P McDonogh||47||33/1|
The Galway Clock (IRE) 37
|5||122 8-10 b||T Doyle||L F Roche (3)||47||33/1|
Thuigim (IRE) 14
|7||122 8-10||T O'Brien||S Corby (10)||47||16/1|
Runaiocht (IRE) 28
|4||119 8-7 h||M C Connell||R P Cleary||48||16/1|
Seismic (IRE) 28
|4||118 8-6||G Elliott||M C Hussey||47||16/1|
||5||97 bt||T Kodama||Reserve 1||58||NR|
||6||99||P Hennessy||Reserve 2||60||NR|
||10||912||M Butler||Reserve 3||63||NR|
The three reserves are all course and distance winners as is Juara, who won by a short-head in November but has since failed to fire behind Habesh after a 7lb rise in the weights. ARMED GUARD was just in front of her in that latter event and has dropped to such a lowly mark that a first victory looks on the cards. None of the remainder have ever won on the track and though Alpha And Omega went close last month the dual winning hurdler has never won on the level in 25 starts though he does hold another long-time maiden in Teajaybe on that latest run. The market may tell us more about Teodolite, who has only run four times and not since placed over 2m here in March.
Asian Wing (IRE) 22-1 (9-5) Slowly into stride and always towards rear, never a factor, 13th of 16, 14l behind Days Ahead (10-0) at Gowran Park 1m 4f hcp 47-65 gf in Sep.
First Friday (IRE) 8-1 (9-5) Towards rear, wide straight, no extra in 10th and kept on same pace from 1f out, 8th of 14, 7l behind Bomber Jackson (8-11) at Dundalk 1m 3f app hcp 47-65 pol in Dec.
Akinspirit (IRE) 14-1 (10-11) Mid-division, ridden to close in 8th 2f out, no extra over 1f out, kept on one pace, 10th of 14, 7l behind Positive Vibes (11-0) at Tipperary 1m 4f ldy hcp in Aug.
Armed Guard (IRE) 7-1 (8-10) Soon mid-division, 8th before halfway, slightly hampered approaching straight, improved into 3rd over 1f out, no impression under pressure and kept on same pace inside final furlong, 3rd of 12, 1 1/2l behind Habesh (9-7) at Dundalk 1m 4f hcp 47-65 pol in Dec.
Juara (IRE) 3-1fav (9-7) Tracked leaders, ridden to lead over 2f out, soon joined, headed and dropped to 4th over 1f out, soon no impression, kept on one pace, 4th of 12, 3l behind Habesh (9-7) at Dundalk 1m 4f hcp 47-65 pol in Dec.
Teajaybe (USA) 12-1 (9-11) Finish position 4, 4th of 10, 1/2l behind First Friday (9-6) at Dundalk 1m 4f hcp 47-65 pol in Dec.
Seismic (IRE) 20-1 (8-9) Always towards rear, ridden 3f out, no impression 2f out, 11th of 14, 11l behind Our Manekineko (9-6) at Dundalk 1m hcp 47-65 pol in Dec.
Forest Hawk (IRE) 33-1 (9-9) Chased leaders, ridden in 6th 2f out, no impression 1f out, short of room inside final furlong, 7th of 12, 7l behind High Net Worth (9-9) at Dundalk 1m 3f mdn stks pol in Nov.
Alpha And Omega (IRE) 6-4fav (8-10) Finish position 3, 3rd of 10, hd behind First Friday (9-6) at Dundalk 1m 4f hcp 47-65 pol in Dec.
The Galway Clock (IRE) 14-1 (8-13) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden 3f out, soon no extra and weakened, last of 13, 18l behind Hello Humpfrey (9-7) at Dundalk 1m 3f hcp 47-65 pol in Nov.
Noverre Princess (IRE) 25-1 (8-12) Chased leaders, closer order under 4f out, challenged 2f out, 3rd 1f out, soon no impression, kept on one pace, 5th of 14, 4 1/2l behind Bomber Jackson (8-11) at Dundalk 1m 3f app hcp 47-65 pol in Dec.
Runaiocht (IRE) 40-1 (9-4) Led, ridden and headed 2f out, no extra over 1f out, 6th of 8, 9l behind Carried (9-6) at Dundalk 1m 4f stks (0-75) pol in Dec.
Teodolite (IRE) 10-1 (10-5) 3rd of 13, 7l behind Rodriguez (11-4) at Dundalk 2m am hcp 50-80 pol in Mar.
Kalafina (IRE) 33-1 (8-9) Mid-division, ridden entering straight, no extra 1 1/2f out, 11th of 13, 6l behind Mosman Park (8-8) at Dundalk 1m 3f hcp 47-65 pol in Nov.
Loveinasanddune 25-1 (8-13) Towards rear, ridden and no impression entering straight, kept on one pace from over 1f out, 8th of 13, 9l behind Hello Humpfrey (9-7) at Dundalk 1m 3f hcp 47-65 pol in Nov.
Theonewiththeleg (IRE) 25-1 (9-4) Chased leader in 2nd, ridden in 2nd over 2f out, soon weakened, last of 7, 15l behind Little Arrows (9-9) at Dundalk 1m 3f stks 0-70 pol in Dec.
Thuigim (IRE) 33-1 (8-3) Soon tracked leader and clear of remainder, dropped to moderate 3rd over 4f out, 5th and no extra 1f out, kept on same pace, 7th of 14, 7l behind Bomber Jackson (8-11) at Dundalk 1m 3f app hcp 47-65 pol in Dec.