Newton Abbot Races Handicap Hurdle (81-123) 2m 4f
- (4yo+, 2m 4f, 11 runners)
- Winner €10,006 2nd €2,320 3rd €1,015 4th €580
- Going: Heavy
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 5m 49.10s
- Off time: 14:41:55
|1st||5 Medicinal Compound||12/1|
|3rd||2 A Fine Young Man||4¼||6/1|
Our Gar (IRE) 21
|9||165 11-11 t||Mrs P Dobbs||J L Cullen||122||20/1|
A Fine Young Man (IRE) 217
|7||161 11-7||M Hourigan||A P Heskin||118||6/1|
Baresi (IRE) 10
|7||159 11-5||J Long||Mr H D Dunne (7)||116||11/4j|
Hans Crescent (FR) 21
|7||159 11-5 b||M Hourigan||M P Walsh||116||16/1|
Medicinal Compound 49
|5||157 11-3 b||E McNamara||R J Jones (3)||114||12/1|
Colls Corner (IRE) 21
|9||154 11-0 b||Michael Barry||P F Mangan||111||10/1|
Rinroe (IRE) 14
|10||154 11-0||P J Gilligan||I J McCarthy (3)||111||22/1|
Glenquest (IRE) 24
|9||152 10-12||T O'Brien||P Townend||109||11/2|
Bonifacio (IRE) 248
|8||148 10-8 t||P G Kelly||Mr S D Bohan (7)||105||16/1|
Cloughmile (IRE) 28
|9||148 10-8 t1||M Hourigan||B T O'Connell||105||10/1|
Raheenwood (IRE) 7
|7||147 10-7 p||C Kidd||S G McDermott||104||11/4j|
The Lady Granuaile (USA)
||6||10-12||Mrs Pauline Gavin||A P Crowe||16/1|
A Fine Young Man won a maiden hurdle at Naas in March but hasn't raced since April so BARESI makes more appeal. He's got a couple of recent runs under his belt and won't have to improve much on his latest second at Clonmel to land this. Raheenwood went close at Cork a week ago, though this is much tougher, but Colls Corner won a chase at Listowel in September and is only 2lb higher back over hurdles. Glenquest and Rinroe have yet to show any worthwhile form since returning from lengthy lay-offs.
Medicinal Compound 20-1 (11-8) Mid-division, pushed along early, no impression from 4 out, 10th of 20, 23l behind Norther Bay (11-10) at Gowran Park 2m hcp hdl 8Evens16 gd in Sep.
Baresi (IRE) 9-2 (11-5) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, led after 3 out, ridden and challenge 2 out, soon headed, no extra and kept on same pace, 2nd of 10, 11l behind Come To The Party (10-9) at Clonmel 3m hcp hdl 8Evens23.
A Fine Young Man (IRE) 12-1 (10-11) Prominent, 5th 4 out, kept on same pace from before straight, 8th of 22, 11l behind Archie Meade (10-11) at Fairyhouse 3m nov hcp hdl gd in Apr.
Cloughmile (IRE) 15-2 (11-9) Mid-division, weakened before 3 out, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Roadtoabbeyfeale (11-12) at Limerick 2m 6f hcp hdl 80-109 sft in Oct, 17 ran.
Hans Crescent (FR) 10-1 (10-5) Soon towards rear, dropped behind 6th, tailed off, last of 12, well behind Pires (10-0) at Cork 2m hcp chs sft in Oct.
Glenquest (IRE) 8-1 (11-5) Tracked leaders mainly 3rd, ridden and dropped to 6th entering straight, kept on one pace under pressure without troubling leaders, 4th of 12, 21l behind Civena (11-3) at Punchestown 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-116 hvy in Oct.
Bonifacio (IRE) 25-1 (11-12) Chased leaders, weakened 3 out, 16th of 18, well behind Letterlee Star (10-8) at Clonmel 3m hcp hdl 80-109 sft in Mar.
Colls Corner (IRE) 10-1 (10-4) Chased leaders, mistake 5th, 4th approaching 4 out, lost place approaching straight, soon no impression, 7th of 12, 31l behind Pires (10-0) at Cork 2m hcp chs sft in Oct.
Raheenwood (IRE) 8-1 (11-6) Soon mid-division, 5th before straight, chased winner from before last and not fluent, kept on run-in, 2nd of 15, 1 1/2l behind Masked Phantom (11-10) at Cork 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-109.
Rinroe (IRE) 12-1 (11-0) Settled behind leaders, 5th halfway, ridden and no extra before 2 out, weakened and tailed off, last of 9, well behind Lastoftheleaders (11-3) at Galway 2m hcp hdl in Oct.
Our Gar (IRE) 16-1 (11-3) Prominent, disputed lead briefly after 3 out, ridden and weakened from next, last of 12, well behind Acriveen (9-10) at Naas 2m 3f hcp hdl hvy in Oct.