Knight Frank Juvenile Hurdle (Grade 2) 2m

  • (3yo, 2m, Class 1, 5 runners)
  • Winner €26,000 2nd €7,600 3rd €3,600 4th €1,200
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 55.00s
  • Off time: 13:20:57
Full result
Result 13:20 Leopardstown
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 3 Guitar Pete 9/2
2nd 2 Clarcam 7 14/1

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 3511
Emerald green, dark green sleeves, dark green cap, emerald green spots Arzembouy Premier (FR) 102
  • T:G Elliott
  • J:P Carberry
  • Form: 3511
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 10-12
  • OR:
  • Naps:
3 152 10-12 G Elliott P Carberry 10/1
2 2213
Maroon, white star & armlet, white cap Clarcam (FR) 25
  • T:G Elliott
  • J:A E Lynch
  • Form: 2213
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 10-12t
  • OR: 123
  • Naps:
3 152 10-12 t G Elliott A E Lynch 123 14/1
3 1212
DARK BLUE, yellow diamond & sleeves, yellow cap, red diamond Guitar Pete (IRE) 40
  • T:D T Hughes
  • J:B J Cooper
  • Form: 1212
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 10-12v
  • OR: 132
  • Naps:
3 152 10-12 v D T Hughes B J Cooper 132 9/2
4 449-481
EMERALD GREEN & ORANGE hooped, WHITE cap Henry Higgins (IRE) 196
  • T:C O'Brien
  • J:M P Walsh
  • Form: 449-481
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 10-12
  • OR:
  • Naps:
3 152 10-12 C O'Brien M P Walsh 16/1
6 111
MAROON, white star & armlet, maroon cap, white star Analifet (FR) 25
  • T:W P Mullins
  • J:D N Russell
  • Form: 111
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 10-8
  • OR: 140
  • Naps:
3 148 10-8 W P Mullins D N Russell 140 3/10f

Non Runners

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps Odds
5 122
Noble Inn (FR) 25
  • Nag Me
  • Distance Winner
  • T:W P Mullins
  • J:R Walsh
  • Form: 122
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 10-12
  • OR: 128
  • Naps:
3 1012 W P Mullins R Walsh 128 NR

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2012   Blood Cotil (FR)
  • T:W P Mullins
  • J:P Townend
3 10-12 W P Mullins P Townend 4/9
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In depth

Verdict

Yet another Graded race at the mercy of Willie Mullins, whose ANALIFET will be at very short odds after her destruction of useful stablemate Noble Inn at Fairyhouse and Punchestown where she's hardly been out of a canter. She's already favourite for the Triumph Hurdle and should pick up this nice prize en-route. Noble Inn may well be good enough to chase her home again, though Guitar Pete is probably more of a threat after his superb run in the Grade 2 Triumph Hurdle Trial at Cheltenham where he made Royal Irish Hussar pull out all the stops with the remainder well beaten.

Formwatch

Noble Inn (FR) 10-1 (10-9) Settled towards rear, not fluent 5th and 3 out, progress early straight and ridden in moderate 2nd after 2 out, no impression on easy winner, kept on, 2nd of 8, 7l behind Analifet (10-6) at Fairyhouse 2m 3yo hdl Grd 3 (1).

Guitar Pete (IRE) 15-2 (11-6) Tracked leaders, went 2nd 2 out, 1 length down last, soon ridden, kept on same pace, well held flat, 2nd of 7, 4l behind Royal Irish Hussar (11-6) at Cheltenham 2m 3yo hdl Grd 2 (1) gd in Nov.

Clarcam (FR) 7-1 (10-9) Tracked leaders in 5th, 4th 3 out, no impression on easy winner in moderate 3rd after next, kept on one pace, 3rd of 8, 13l behind Analifet (10-6) at Fairyhouse 2m 3yo hdl Grd 3 (1).

Henry Higgins (IRE) 7-1 (9-12) Waited with towards rear, good headway on outer into 2nd 1f out, led inside final furlong and swished tail, shied away a bit near line, easily, won at Leopardstown 1m 2f 3yo hcp in Jun beating Rockabilly Riot (9-10) by 2 3/4l, 15 ran (flat).

Arzembouy Premier (FR) (10-3) won at Chateaubriant(FR) 2m 1f 3yo hdl gs in Sep, 8 ran.

Analifet (FR) 3-10fav (10-6) Led after 1st, not fluent 4th, asserted early straight and clear after 2 out, stayed on well, impressive, won at Fairyhouse 2m 3yo hdl Grd 3 (1) beating Noble Inn (10-9) by 7l, 8 ran.