Gowran Park Golf Club Societies Welcome Handicap (50-70) 1m
- (4yo+, 1m, 12 runners)
- Winner €5,866 2nd €1,360 3rd €595 4th €340
- Going: Good to Firm (Watered)
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 1m 41.49s
- Off time: 16:15:36
|1st||3 Misty Lane||8/1|
|3rd||5 Measured Approval||2½||9/2|
Naoise (IRE) (ex5) 3
|6||142 10-2 t||J S Bolger||K J Manning||64||2/1f|
|4||140 10-0 t||C Kidd||N G McCullagh||67||20/1|
Misty Lane (IRE) 58
|6||140 10-0 b1||R Roberts||P J Smullen||67||8/1|
Paynes Find (IRE) 39
|4||139 9-13 b1||Peter Fahey||F M Berry||66||25/1|
Measured Approval (IRE) 15
|6||135 9-9||P J Flynn||D M Grant||62||9/2|
Victor's Beach (IRE) 100
|4||135 9-9 pt||M Halford||S Foley||62||9/1|
Granny On Fire (IRE) 5
|4||134 9-8||Michael Mulvany||W J Lee||61||13/2|
Tempo Mac (IRE) 314
|4||134 9-8||P W Flynn||C T Keane (3)||61||25/1|
Hilary (IRE) 15
|7||132 9-6||G Stack||D Robinson (7)||59||7/1|
Chinanigans (IRE) 73
|4||130 9-4||P F McEnery||C D Hayes||57||20/1|
Gold Tantrum (IRE) 23
|7||126 9-0 vt||S Fahey||C P Hoban (3)||53||33/1|
Elusive Gent (IRE) 7
|7||123 8-11||J T Gorman||Gearoid Patrick Brouder (7)||50||16/1|
NAOISE makes a quick reappearance under a penalty after winning nicely at Leopardstown on Thursday and should take all the beating. He has the size to carry his big weight. Misty Lane won at Dundalk in January but was beaten on a return visit in April and hasn't been seen since. Measured Approval won off an 8lb higher mark at Killarney last year and is usually thereabouts, but finished a place behind Hilary at Limerick last time and is no better off.
Misty Lane (IRE) 6-1 (9-9) Chased leaders on outer, ridden in 8th over 2f out, 7th 1f out, kept on without threatening inside final furlong, 5th of 14, 2 3/4l behind Hi Emperor (9-8) at Dundalk 7f hcp 0-75 pol in Apr.
Naoise (IRE) 4-1 (9-3) Slowly into stride and settled in rear, 7th after halfway, improved on outer from 2f out, 3rd 1f out, led inside final furlong and kept on well close home, won at Leopardstown 1m hcp 50-75 gf beating Sretaw (9-9) by 1 3/4l, 8 ran.
Measured Approval (IRE) 15-8fav (9-11) Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, ridden to lead over 1f out, headed 100 yards out and no impression on winner, 3rd of 16, 1 1/4l behind Danequest (9-1) at Limerick 1m app hcp 47-65 gf.
Hilary (IRE) 14-1 (9-4) Mid-division, 8th halfway, progress into 5th 1f out and challenged 150 yards out, no impression on winner close home, 2nd of 16, 1l behind Danequest (9-1) at Limerick 1m app hcp 47-65 gf.
Victor's Beach (IRE) 13-2 (9-9) Tracked leaders in 4th, ridden 2f out and no impression 1f out, kept on one pace inside final furlong, 4th of 6, 2l behind The Ring Is King (9-10) at Dundalk 1m 3f hcap pol in Mar.
Elusive Gent (IRE) 8-1 (8-12) Ran 7th, ridden and no impression under 2f out, kept on one pace, 6th of 10, 8l behind Apache Gold (9-4) at Cork 7f hcp 47-70 gf.
Granny On Fire (IRE) 4-1 (9-10) Slowly into stride, towards rear, saddle soon slipped forward, 12th 2f out, went 7th and no impression 1f out, kept on same pace, 8th of 14, 9l behind Calle Aneto (8-11) at Sligo 1m 2f app hcp 47-65 gd.
Cottrell 4-1 (9-3) Tracked leaders, challenged on outer 2f out, soon no impression and dropped behind final furlong, last of 5, 9l behind Antiquus (9-7) at Dundalk 5f hcp pol in Dec.
Gold Tantrum (IRE) 20-1 (9-1) Towards rear, progress on rail approaching straight and 2nd briefly over 2f out, soon ridden and no extra, weakened, 11th of 15, 21l behind Fast On (8-5) at Gowran Park 1m hcp 47-65 in Apr.
Tempo Mac (IRE) 10-1 (9-7) Tracked leader in 2nd, ridden and dropped towards rear approaching straight, no extra, 8th of 9, 20l behind Granny On Fire (9-1) at Ballinrobe 1m 1f 3yo hcp 47-70 gf in Aug.
Chinanigans (IRE) 25-1 (9-7) Held up in rear, never a factor, no extra in straight, eased final furlong, last of 8, 38l behind Waaheb (9-7) at Limerick 1m 3f mdn stks hvy in Apr.
Paynes Find (IRE) 20-1 (10-0) Towards rear, under pressure 4f out and soon no impression, tailed off, last of 16, well behind Regal Power (8-13) at Naas 7f app hcp in May.