Gowran Park Racing Club 2013 Handicap Hurdle (80-116) 3m

  • (4yo+, 3m, 10 runners)
  • Winner €6,900 2nd €1,600 3rd €700 4th €400
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 6m 26.70s
  • Off time: 14:05:25
Full result
Result 14:05 Gowran Park
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 10 Happy New Year 11/4f
2nd 1 Jupitor 5 6/1
3rd 8 Volkis O'blue 7 14/1

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 3322-51
DARK BLUE, red star & stars on sleeves, dark blue cap, red star Jupitor (IRE) 24
  • T:P Nolan
  • J:M N Doran
  • Form: 3322-51
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-12t
  • OR: 116
  • Naps:
6 166 11-12 t P Nolan M N Doran (5) 116 6/1
2 P-4P481
WHITE & RED DIAMONDS, white sleeves, royal blue seams, emerald green cap, red spots Selection Box (IRE) 26
  • T:C A McBratney
  • J:L A McKenna
  • Form: P-4P481
  • Age: 11
  • Weight: 11-9
  • OR: 113
  • Naps:
11 163 11-9 C A McBratney L A McKenna (7) 113 6/1
3 222147
RED & YELLOW QUARTERED, yellow sleeves, yellow cap, red stars Tepalo (FR) 17
  • T:A J Martin
  • J:B J Cooper
  • Form: 222147
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-9t
  • OR: 113
  • Naps:
5 163 11-9 t A J Martin B J Cooper 113 9/2
4 46331P-
Pink, purple stars on cap Saddlenomore (IRE) 238
  • T:Shane Joyce
  • J:P Townend
  • Form: 46331P-
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-3
  • OR: 107
  • Naps:
8 157 11-3 Shane Joyce P Townend 107 14/1
5 0-12223
Maroon & royal blue diamonds Raajih 85
  • T:G Elliott
  • J:P Carberry
  • Form: 0-12223
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 11-2pt
  • OR: 111
  • Naps:
4 156 11-2 pt G Elliott P Carberry 111 7/1
6 40370-7
White, red hoop, red armlet, striped cap Bonifacio (IRE) 13
  • T:P G Kelly
  • J:S D Bohan
  • Form: 40370-7
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-0t
  • OR: 104
  • Naps:
8 154 11-0 t P G Kelly S D Bohan (7) 104 20/1
7 574128
Emerald green, yellow cross of lorraine, diabolo on sleeves, quartered cap Underdefloorboards (IRE) 24
  • T:G Webb
  • J:H D Dunne
  • Form: 574128
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 10-8b
  • OR: 98
  • Naps:
6 148 10-8 b G Webb H D Dunne (7) 98 8/1
8 202-740
ROYAL BLUE & YELLOW DIAMONDS, royal blue sleeves, striped cap Volkis O'blue (FR) 13
  • T:A Slattery
  • J:M J Ferris
  • Form: 202-740
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 10-7
  • OR: 97
  • Naps:
7 147 10-7 A Slattery M J Ferris 97 14/1
9 2-6000P
BLACK, royal blue chevron & sleeves, black cap A New Story (IRE) 20
  • T:M Hourigan
  • J:A P Heskin
  • Form: 2-6000P
  • Age: 14
  • Weight: 10-0
  • OR: 90
  • Naps:
14 140 10-0 M Hourigan A P Heskin 90 16/1
10 770022
Orange, dark blue braces, halved sleeves, dark blue spots on cap Happy New Year (IRE) 6
  • T:O McKiernan
  • J:S J Crimin
  • Form: 770022
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 9-10
  • OR: 82
  • Naps:
8 136 9-10 O McKiernan S J Crimin (7) 82 11/4f

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2011   Micks (IRE)
  • T:C Roche
  • J:A P Crowe
5 10-8 C Roche A P Crowe 7/2
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In depth

Verdict

Jupitor, who had been running well in bumpers, made a winning debut over timber in heavy ground at Punchestown but makes his handicap debut with a big weight. The veteran SELECTION BOX showed himself to be in fine shape by scoring over fences at Galway last month. He can race over hurdles on a 13lb lower mark and with his rider claiming 7lb he should complete the double. Raajih has been going well enough but is 22lb higher than when gaining his only success over timber while Happy New Year has yet to win a race of any kind. Underdefloorboards ran poorly at Punchestown and may have had enough as that was his tenth run since July.

Formwatch

Happy New Year (IRE) 8-1 (9-6) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, pushed along before 3 out, ridden in 2nd 2 out, under pressure in 3rd entering straight, kept on same pace to 2nd run-in, 2nd of 13, 4 1/2l behind Followmeuptocarlow (10-10) at Punchestown 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-109 hvy.

Jupitor (IRE) 11-2 (11-7) Held up towards rear, went 3rd 2 out, soon ridden, led before last, strongly pressed run-in, all out to hold on, won at Punchestown 2m 6f mdn hdl sft in Oct beating Fergiethelegend (11-12) by nk, 8 ran.

Volkis O'blue (FR) 7-1 (10-10) Held up towards rear, headway into moderate 5th 5 out, ridden and weakened entering straight, last of 10, well behind Ballyfinboy (10-0) at Navan 2m 7f hcp hdl 80-109.

Raajih 6-1 (11-5) Soon chased leaders, 4th before 2 out, kept on under pressure without getting to 1st 2 run-in, 3rd of 19, 2l behind Street Runner (10-2) at Down Royal 2m 6f hcp hdl 80-109 gs in Aug.

Underdefloorboards (IRE) 8-1 (11-9) Prominent, led before 6th, joined 7th, ridden and headed before 2 out, weakened, 8th of 16, 40l behind Last Time D'albain (11-8) at Punchestown 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-102 sft in Oct.

Bonifacio (IRE) 16-1 (10-1) Towards rear, mistake 5th, never a factor, kept on one pace in straight, 7th of 11, 15l behind Medicinal Compound (11-0) at Limerick 2m 4f hcp hdl 8Evens23 hvy.

A New Story (IRE) 28-1 (10-1) Waited with, no impression from before 4 out, pulled up before last, in a race won by Raz De Maree (11-3) at Cork 3m 4f hcp chs 0-150, 17 ran.

Selection Box (IRE) 14-1 (10-1) Chased leaders, not fluent 2 out, closed and on terms before straight, soon led, stayed on well to draw clear inside final furlong, won at Galway 2m 6f hcp chs hvy in Oct beating Zardsky (10-0) by 4l, 8 ran.

Saddlenomore (IRE) 11-2 (11-10) Towards rear, pulled up quickly after 6th (lame post race), in a race won by Labeille (11-6) at Navan 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-109 gd in Mar, 15 ran.

Tepalo (FR) 3-1fav (11-10) Tracked leaders, ridden from 3 out, 7th next, no extra, 7th of 9, 10l behind Aladdins Cave (10-13) at Fairyhouse 2m hcp hdl 80-116 sft.