Leopardstown Friday 28th December
- Going: Soft Surface: Turf
- Placepot €45.10
Apache Jack (IRE)
||4||11-7||D T Hughes||B J Cooper||25/1|
Balnagon Boy (IRE)
||4||11-7||T Gibney||R P Treacy (7)||33/1|
||4||11-7||T M Walsh||R Walsh||5/4f|
Mala Beach (IRE)
||4||11-7||G Elliott||D J Condon||4/1|
||4||11-7||W P Mullins||D J Casey||16/1|
Sizing Solution (IRE)
||4||11-7||J T R Dreaper||A E Lynch||9/1|
Talbot Road (IRE)
||4||11-7||A L T Moore||B M Cash||7/1|
The Drunken Dr (IRE)
||4||11-7||N Moran||D A McCormack (5)||66/1|
The Job Is Right
||4||11-7||M Hourigan||B J Geraghty||40/1|
Thunder And Roses (IRE)
||4||11-7||D T Hughes||D N Russell||4/1|
||4||11-0||S Neville||B R Dalton (5)||50/1|
Penny Opera (IRE)
||4||11-0||Mrs J Harrington||R M Power||50/1|
Talbot Road (IRE) 11-4fav (11-2) Mid-division, 8th 3f out, soon ridden, kept on same pace straight, 5th of 17, 9l behind Outlander (11-9) at Fairyhouse 2m 4yo nhf sft.
Thunder And Roses (IRE) 1-2fav (11-3) Prominent, ridden in pursuit of winner from 2 out, no impression and kept on same pace from last, 2nd of 7, 2 1/4l behind Tennis Cap (11-12) at Cork 2m 4f mdn hdl sft in Nov.
Apache Jack (IRE) 5-1 (11-4) Tracked leaders at ordinary pace, no impression under pressure and kept on same pace from 2f out, 7th of 18, 18l behind Gilt Shadow (11-8) at Down Royal 2m N H flat gs in Nov.
Balnagon Boy (IRE) 6-1 (11-4) Waited with towards rear, closer in 9th before straight, no impression under pressure and kept on without threatening from over 1f out, 4th of 13, 7l behind Stolberg (11-0) at Listowel 2m 4yo nhf hvy in Sep.
Sizing Solution (IRE) 5-4 (10-11) Ww rr, prog from 6out to rce 6th, further prog to 3rd 4out, jnd ldr & wo after 3out, easily, won at Ballydarragh 3m ire ptp gs beating Mr Grey (11-7) by 15l, 14 ran.
Shamar (FR) 13-8fav (11-9) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, headway into 2nd 3 out, ridden in 3rd 2 out, no extra and kept on one pace, lost 3rd run-in, 4th of 24, 7l behind Starkie (11-12) at Cork 2m mdn hdl sft.
Penny Opera (IRE) 33-1 (10-9) Mid-division, no impression from 3 out, 11th of 18, 27l behind Ally Cascade (11-7) at Thurles 2m 4yo mdn hdl in Nov.
Distracted (IRE) 16-1 (10-8) Chased leaders, 8th halfway, closer entering straight, went 3rd over 1f out, no impression and kept on same pace final furlong, 3rd of 19, 4l behind Millie Le Bach (11-2) at Tipperary 2m 2f mrs N H flat gf in May.
The Drunken Dr (IRE) 11-1 (11-6) Held up, 6th halfway, headway into 3rd 4 out, ridden and no extra after 3 out, weakened and pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Kostar (11-0) at Sligo 2m 4f cond mdn hdl sft in Aug, 8 ran.
The Job Is Right 50-1 (11-7) Mid-division, 7th halfway, ridden in 6th and no impression before 3 out, 5th 3 out, kept on one pace, 5th of 11, well behind Minsk (11-7) at Punchestown 2m 4f 4yo mdn hdl hvy in Nov.
Foxrock (IRE) 4-5 (11-7) Alw pr, ld after 4th, chall gng to 4th last, 2l ld at last, kow, won at Loughrea 3m ire ptp hvy in Oct beating Minellahalfcentury (11-7) by 2l, 11 ran.
Mala Beach (IRE) 33-1 (11-9) Mid-division, 8th 3 out, ridden in 5th 2 out, under pressure in 4th last, kept on in 3rd run-in, 3rd of 19, 3 1/2l behind Bright New Dawn (11-12) at Fairyhouse 2m 2f mdn hdl sft.
||5||11-10||E P Harty||A P McCoy||10/3|
||6||11-9||M F Morris||B J Geraghty||8/1|
Flying Light (IRE)
||6||11-5 b||J Queally||A McNamara||10/1|
Treat Yourself (IRE)
||5||11-4||A L T Moore||G Malone (7)||4/1|
Doc Hollywood (IRE)
||7||11-2||Mrs G Callaghan||K M Donoghue (3)||3/1f|
||4||10-12||F Flood||M P Walsh||14/1|
||8||10-10 t1||Miss E Doyle||B R Dalton (5)||14/1|
||6||10-7||E O'Connell||P Carberry||25/1|
Julie Prince (IRE)
||6||10-7||D T Hughes||B J Cooper||22/1|
Clear Hills (IRE)
||5||10-5||M Hourigan||D J Condon||18/1|
If Per Chance (IRE)
||7||10-0 t||J J Hanlon||D E Mullins||16/1|
Surf's Up (IRE)
||4||9-12 t||J P Fogarty||J R Barry||33/1|
||4||9-11||A J Martin||D J Casey||22/1|
||6||9-10 t||T Mullins||A P Thornton||14/1|
Carpet Elegance (IRE)
||7||9-12||Thomas J Farrell||M P Butler (5)||NR|
Carpet Elegance (IRE) 33-1 (11-5) Mid-division, 7th halfway, lost touch after 3 out, no extra next, 7th of 14, 42l behind Pride Ofthe Parish (11-12) at Punchestown 2m 4f mdn hdl hvy.
Flying Light (IRE) 3-1fav (10-11) Held up towards rear, ridden in 8th approaching 2 out, 5th last, kept on same pace run-in, 4th of 9, 7l behind Lastoftheleaders (11-3) at Galway 2m hcp hdl in Oct.
Grange (IRE) 7-4fav (11-8) Held up in mid-division, 7th halfway, headway in 6th 3 out, 3rd next, soon disputed, led entering straight, ridden before last, kept on well, comfortably, won at Punchestown 2m nov hcp hdl 80-109 hvy in Nov beating Hop In (10-11) by 5l, 9 ran.
Regusci (IRE) 40-1 (11-7) Tracked leaders, 5th 4 out, weakened from next, 11th of 14, 39l behind Un Atout (11-7) at Navan 2m 4yo mdn hdl hvy.
Treat Yourself (IRE) 9-4fav (11-0) Tracked leaders and took keen hold, 5th halfway, good headway early straight and led after 2 out, strongly pressed last and slight advantage when rival stumbled early run-in, driven out and kept on well, won at Gowran Park 2m nov hcp hdl 80-116 sft beating Call Rog (11-4) by 2l, 10 ran.
Julie Prince (IRE) 20-1 (11-10) Towards rear, some late progress, 10th of 20, 24l behind Sea Stallion (11-8) at Gowran Park 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-102 gd in Oct.
Anoosou (FR) 13-2 (10-2) Mid-division on inner, 5th entering straight and 4th 2 out, ridden and no impression approaching last, no extra run-in, 5th of 9, 12l behind Worldor (11-1) at Naas 2m hcp hdl 8Evens23 in Nov.
Doc Hollywood (IRE) 9-4fav (11-9) Waited with until good headway to be close up 4 out, on terms travelling well before straight, in front 2 out, not fluent last, ridden out run-in, won at Fairyhouse 2m hcp hdl 80-95 sft in Nov beating Blazing Sonnet (11-3) by 1 1/2l, 14 ran.
Zara (IRE) 20-1 (11-4) Waited with, went 6th before straight, no impression in 5th and kept on same pace from 2 out, 5th of 18, 10l behind Doc Hollywood (11-4) at Thurles 2m hcp hdl 80-95 in Nov.
Clear Hills (IRE) 20-1 (11-2) Mid-division, ridden in 7th and no impression 2 out, soon no extra, 8th of 14, well behind Arabella Boy (11-4) at Punchestown 3m crs cntry chs (5yo+) hvy in Nov.
Spot Fine 7-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden and dropped to 6th approaching 3 out, no impression when mistake 2 out, kept on one pace, 6th of 11, 29l behind Aupcharlie (11-12) at Gowran Park 2m 4f beg chs hvy in Nov.
Beatsupreme 40-1 (11-1) Always behind, completely tailed off, last of 6, well behind Whatever Jacksays (11-8) at Tipperary 2m nov hdl Grd 3 (1) hvy in Oct.
Kilmainham (IRE) 25-1 (11-2) Disputed lead, led halfway, headed before 2 out, soon no extra, 8th of 18, 20l behind Ally Cascade (11-7) at Thurles 2m 4yo mdn hdl in Nov.
Surf's Up (IRE) 16-1 (10-5) Mid-division, progress 3 out, ridden in 4th 2 out, no extra, 5th of 10, 22l behind Speed Dial (10-7) at Fairyhouse 2m hcp hdl 80-109 sft.
If Per Chance (IRE) 25-1 (10-11) Chased leaders, mistake 5th, not great next, soon no impression, 18th of 20, well behind Muzak (11-4) at Galway 2m 2f am hcp hdl 88-109 sft in Aug.
||6||11-10||W P Mullins||R Walsh||11/8f|
||5||11-8||N Meade||P Carberry||11/4|
Owega Star (IRE)
||5||11-8||Peter Fahey||A D Leigh||25/1|
Rigour Back Bob (IRE)
||7||11-8||E J O'Grady||B J Geraghty||14/1|
||10||11-8 t||O McKiernan||T J Doyle||33/1|
Folsom Blue (IRE)
||5||11-6||C O'Dwyer||B J Cooper||25/1|
So Young (FR)
||6||11-6||W P Mullins||D J Casey||8/1|
||5||11-3||Mrs J Harrington||R M Power||25/1|
Voler La Vedette (IRE)
||8||11-3 t||C A Murphy||A E Lynch||5/1|
Weapon's Amnesty (IRE)
||9||11-3||C Byrnes||D N Russell||14/1|
Monksland (IRE) 4-1 (11-10) Held up in last, went 4th 2 out, soon ridden, 3rd before last, went 2nd inside final furlong, stayed on well close home, 2nd of 5, 2 1/2l behind Zaidpour (11-10) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hdl G1 (1) sft.
Zaidpour (FR) 7-4fav (11-10) Tracked leaders in 3rd, close 3rd 2 out, soon ridden, led before last, stayed on well run-in, won at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hdl G1 (1) sft beating Monksland (11-10) by 2 1/2l, 5 ran.
So Young (FR) 9-2 (11-10) Led, ridden and headed before 2 out where mistake, dropped to 4th and no extra before last, 4th of 5, 12l behind Zaidpour (11-10) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hdl G1 (1) sft.
Whatuthink (IRE) 4-1 (11-10) Attempted to make all and soon clear, slight mistake 8th, soon reduced lead, pushed along before straight, soon joined and headed, no extra from before 3 out, 3rd of 5, 45l behind Owega Star (11-5) at Navan 2m 4f hdl G2 (1) hvy.
Voler La Vedette (IRE) 7-4fav (11-3) Tracked leaders in 4th, progress from 3 out, led before 2 out, soon ridden and strongly pressed, headed before last, no extra and dropped to 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 5, 4l behind Zaidpour (11-10) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hdl G1 (1) sft.
Owega Star (IRE) 4-1 (11-5) Soon chased leader in 2nd, closed approaching 4 out where good jump and travelling well, on terms into straight, in front before 3 out, soon strongly pressed, asserted last, stayed on run-in, won at Navan 2m 4f hdl G2 (1) hvy beating Maller Tree (11-5) by 1 3/4l, 5 ran.
Folsom Blue (IRE) 11-4fav (11-10) Tracked leaders in 3rd, 2nd and ridden to challenge from after 3 out, every chance approaching last, no extra run-in, 2nd of 11, 2l behind Bishopsfurze (11-0) at Thurles 2m 6f hdl in Nov.
Rigour Back Bob (IRE) 14-1 (11-2) Chased leader in 2nd, ridden and no extra entering straight, 4th of 5, 12l behind Midnight Game (11-2) at Fairyhouse 2m hdl sft.
Maller Tree 5-1 (11-5) Soon raced in moderate 3rd, closed going well 4 out, 2nd before 3 out, soon challenged, not match winner last, kept on same pace run-in, 2nd of 5, 1 3/4l behind Owega Star (11-5) at Navan 2m 4f hdl G2 (1) hvy.
Weapon's Amnesty (IRE) 10-1 (11-4) Held up towards rear, not fluent 9th, headway after 4 out, led soon after 2 out, in command last, ran on well, won at Cheltenham 3m nov chs G1 (1) gd in Mar '10 beating Burton Port (11-4) by 7l, 9 ran.
Casimir Road (IRE)
||4||11-6||M J Grassick||P Carberry||20/1|
Sizing Italy (IRE)
||5||11-6||J T R Dreaper||A E Lynch||11/1|
||6||11-2||E Doyle||M P Butler (5)||33/1|
Dont Tell Pa (IRE)
||5||11-2 t||J J Mangan||B R Dalton (5)||8/1|
El Fontan (FR)
||7||11-2||D T Hughes||B J Cooper||16/1|
Hide The Evidence (IRE)
||11||11-2||M McElhone||B M Cash||28/1|
Hit The Headlines (IRE)
||6||11-2||C F Swan||B J Geraghty||7/1|
||7||11-2 t||Martin Brassil||M P Walsh||33/1|
Owennacurra Milan (IRE)
||7||11-2 t1||Miss M L Hallahan||D J Condon||20/1|
Persian Gayle (IRE)
||8||11-2 p||Ross O'Sullivan||A McNamara||16/1|
||8||11-2||A J Martin||R M Moran||6/1|
Quiscover Fontaine (FR)
||8||11-2||W P Mullins||A P McCoy||4/1f|
Rocky Wednesday (IRE)
||5||11-2||G Elliott||D N Russell||12/1|
Wilde Wit Pleasure (IRE)
||9||11-2||S O O'Brien||J R Barry||16/1|
Supreme Carolina (IRE)
||5||10-13||W P Mullins||R Walsh||5/1|
What A Charm (IRE)
||5||10-9 p||A L T Moore||G Malone (7)||8/1|
Supreme Carolina (IRE) 11-8fav (11-9) Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, ridden and no impression approaching 3 out, no extra, 4th of 8, 22l behind White Feathers (11-2) at Kilbeggan 2m 3f hdl gf in Jun.
Persian Gayle (IRE) 20-1 (10-2) Prominent, on terms from 6 out, 3rd and not as good as 1st 2 at 3 out, soon no impression under pressure, kept on same pace, 5th of 15, 18l behind Come To The Party (10-1) at Cork 2m 4f hcp hdl sft in Nov.
Pires 3-1fav (11-7) Held up towards rear early, mid-division halfway, headway into 6th 4 out, 4th 3 out, closer in 3rd 2 out, ridden to challenge last, kept on to lead run-in and asserted close home, won at Down Royal 2m hcp chs gd in Nov beating Monastrell (11-3) by 3/4l, 11 ran.
Hit The Headlines (IRE) 13-8fav (11-10) Tracked leaders, mistake 6th, ridden before 3 out, weakened 2 out, 4th of 7, 23l behind Themilanhorse (11-5) at Ludlow 2m 5f Novice Handicap Hurdle (0-130) (4yo+) (3) gd in Mar.
What A Charm (IRE) 7-2 (11-2) Led, headed before halfway, ridden and weakened 3 out, 8th of 10, 41l behind Top Madam (10-10) at Wexford 2m 4f hdl gd in Oct.
Quiscover Fontaine (FR) 50-1 (10-4) Mid-division, fell 17th, in a race won by Neptune Collonges (11-6) at Aintree 4m 4f Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (7yo+) (1) gd in Apr, 40 ran.
Wilde Wit Pleasure (IRE) 4-1 (12-0) Twrds rr, 8th at 8th, prog in 5th 6out, fair 4th & btn bef 3out, ko onepcd, 4th of 10, 25l behind The Blarney Rose (10-13) at Boulta 3m ire ptp hvy in Nov.
Rocky Wednesday (IRE) 8-1 (11-9) Waited with in mid-division, closed from before 4 out, challenged travelling well straight, in front 2 out, pressed and headed before last, soon no chance with easy winner, 2nd of 8, 7l behind Matsukaze (10-9) at Navan 2m hcp hdl 8Evens23 hvy.
Owennacurra Milan (IRE) 16-1 (11-7) Held up towards rear, 7th and some progress 4 out, no extra from next, trailing straight, 10th of 11, well behind Bishopsfurze (11-0) at Thurles 2m 6f hdl in Nov.
Dont Tell Pa (IRE) 3-1fav (11-3) Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, improved into 2nd 4 out, led after 3 out, strongly pressed from next, headed approaching last, kept on under pressure, 2nd of 16, 2 1/4l behind Lough Roe Lady (11-2) at Thurles 2m hcp hdl 80-116 in Nov.
Hide The Evidence (IRE) 33-1 (11-12) Led, not jump fluently, strongly pressed and headed entering straight, soon dropped to 4th and no extra from 2 out, 5th of 6, 26l behind New Phase (11-12) at Cork 2m hdl in Nov '11.
Sizing Italy (IRE) 2-1 (11-9) Tracked leaders mainly 3rd, ridden and no impression approaching straight, headway under pressure and tried to challenge approaching last where mistake, not recover on short run-in, 2nd of 4, 2 3/4l behind Cnoc Na Sioga (11-5) at Wexford 2m nh nov hdl gd in Oct.
El Fontan (FR) 11-2 (11-12) Soon chased leaders, no extra 5 out, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Sole Witness (11-6) at Navan 2m 4f hcp chs 0-130 hvy, 15 ran.
Moville (IRE) 16-1 (11-1) Towards rear, slow jump 6 out, no extra and pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by Sole Witness (11-6) at Navan 2m 4f hcp chs 0-130 hvy, 15 ran.
Casimir Road (IRE) 5-1 (11-10) Chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden and weakened after 2 out, last of 8, 40l behind Whatever It Takes (10-5) at Ballinrobe 2m 4yo hcp hdl in Aug.
Chebona Bula 20-1 (11-9) Always behind, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by The Lady Granuaile (10-12) at Limerick 2m 4f hcp hdl 8Evens23 sft in Nov '11, 15 ran.
||6||11-10||W P Mullins||A E Lynch||8/1|
Back In Focus (IRE)
||7||11-10||W P Mullins||R Walsh||6/4f|
||9||11-10||J A Berry||R M Moran||25/1|
||6||11-10 t||A J Martin||D N Russell||3/1|
Mount Benbulben (IRE)
||7||11-10||G Elliott||D J Condon||14/1|
Pride Of The Artic (IRE)
||7||11-10 b||Peter Fahey||A D Leigh||33/1|
Texas Jack (IRE)
||6||11-10||N Meade||P Carberry||33/1|
Tofino Bay (IRE)
||9||11-10||D T Hughes||B J Geraghty||9/1|
Tusa Eire (IRE)
||6||11-10||B W Duke||D Crosse||66/1|
||5||11-9||Mrs J Harrington||A P McCoy||16/1|
Lyreen Legend (IRE)
||5||11-9||D T Hughes||B J Cooper||10/1|
The Westener Boy (IRE)
||5||11-9||C A Murphy||M P Walsh||14/1|
||6||11-10||A J Martin||D J Casey||NR|
Benefficient (IRE) 12-1 (11-12) Held up, 4th from 5 out, no extra from after 2 out, 4th of 5, 16l behind Arvika Ligeonniere (11-12) at Leopardstown 2m 1f nov chs Grade 1 (4yo+) (1) sft.
Back In Focus (IRE) 2-5fav (11-3) Settled 3rd early, 2nd from 5th, led 6 out, slight mistake 4 out, slight mistake 3 out and challenged, ridden before straight, asserted before last, kept on well, won at Punchestown 2m 6f nov chs G2 (1) hvy in Nov beating Lyreen Legend (11-2) by 4l, 4 ran.
Aupcharlie (IRE) 6-4fav (11-12) Tracked leader in 2nd, headway to dispute approaching 3 out and led before next, kept on well, won at Gowran Park 2m 4f beg chs hvy in Nov beating Toon River (11-9) by 11l, 11 ran.
Texas Jack (IRE) 14-1 (11-10) Raced last, mistake 1st, moderate 5th 4 out, went moderate 3rd and ridden along next, no impression on leaders straight, kept on one paced in moderate 3rd, 3rd of 5, 31l behind Arvika Ligeonniere (11-10) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f nov chs Grade 1 (4yo+) (1) sft.
Tofino Bay (IRE) 8-1 (11-4) Tracked leaders, close 2nd entering straight, disputed lead travelling well 2 out (usual 3 out), led and ridden after last (usual 2 out), rider dropped whip 1f out, kept on well under pressure final furlong, won at Navan 3m hcp chs 0-150 hvy in Nov beating Like Your Style (10-10) by 1/2l, 20 ran.
Cootamundra (IRE) 12-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, moderate 3rd 3 out, soon ridden, went 2nd from 2 out, kept on without threatening easy winner, 2nd of 7, 7l behind Oscars Well (11-8) at Navan 2m 1f nov chs hvy.
Dedigout (IRE) Evensfav (11-10) Tracked leaders in moderate 4th, moderate 4th and pushed along 4 out, went moderate 2nd next, kept on same pace under pressure from 2 out, not trouble impressive winner, 2nd of 5, 11l behind Arvika Ligeonniere (11-10) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f nov chs Grade 1 (4yo+) (1) sft.
Mount Benbulben (IRE) 8-13fav (11-12) Chased leaders early, mistake 2nd and towards rear, jumped right next, headway in 4th entering straight, closer 2 out and soon led after fence, in command when slight mistake last, easily, won at Fairyhouse 2m 5f beg chs sft beating Mackeys Forge (11-12) by 5l, 7 ran.
Pride Of The Artic (IRE) 14-1 (11-10) Tracked leader in moderate 2nd, mistake 4 out, soon dropped to 4th, weakened before straight, 4th of 5, 33l behind Arvika Ligeonniere (11-10) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f nov chs Grade 1 (4yo+) (1) sft.
Tusa Eire (IRE) 40-1 (11-12) Towards rear, no impression from 5 out, 6th of 8, well behind The Westener Boy (11-11) at Navan 3m beg chase hvy.
The Westener Boy (IRE) 9-1 (11-11) Tracked leaders, jumped left 10th, good progress into close 2nd 3 out, led next, went well clear before last, stayed on strongly run-in, easily, won at Navan 3m beg chase hvy beating Marasonnien (11-12) by 25l, 8 ran.
Lyreen Legend (IRE) 5-2 (11-2) Mistake 1st and rear, disputed 3rd from 7th, slight mistake 4 out, challenged 3 out, ridden in 2nd entering straight, no extra before last, kept on same pace, 2nd of 4, 4l behind Back In Focus (11-3) at Punchestown 2m 6f nov chs G2 (1) hvy in Nov.
Jenari (IRE) 13-2 (11-8) Tracked leaders in 3rd, moderate 3rd 4 out, ridden entering straight, kept on one paced, 3rd of 7, 8l behind Oscars Well (11-8) at Navan 2m 1f nov chs hvy.
China Rock (IRE)
||9||11-10 t||M F Morris||B J Geraghty||33/1|
First Lieutenant (IRE)
||7||11-10 p||M F Morris||B J Cooper||14/1|
||7||11-10||P Casey||A E Lynch||5/4f|
Hidden Cyclone (IRE)
||7||11-10||J J Hanlon||A McNamara||10/1|
||10||11-10||N P Mulholland||D C Costello||33/1|
||9||11-10||N Meade||P Carberry||25/1|
Quito De La Roque (FR)
||8||11-10 p1||C A Murphy||R M Power||33/1|
Sir Des Champs (FR)
||6||11-10||W P Mullins||D N Russell||9/4|
Tidal Bay (IRE)
||11||11-10||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||9/2|
Tidal Bay (IRE) 8-1 (11-12) Held up in rear, steady headway 5 out, chased leading pair 2 out, ridden and stayed on to chase winner flat, always held, 2nd of 19, 3 1/2l behind Bobs Worth (11-6) at Newbury 3m 2f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gs.
First Lieutenant (IRE) 12-1 (11-5) Led 1st to 2nd, pressed leader, led again 16th, ridden and headed before last, no extra when lost 2nd flat, 3rd of 19, 8l behind Bobs Worth (11-6) at Newbury 3m 2f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gs.
Flemenstar (IRE) Evensfav (11-10) Made all, jumped well, quickened clear 2 out, ran on strongly, impressive, won at Punchestown 2m 4f Grade 1 chs (1) hvy beating Sir Des Champs (11-10) by 5l, 3 ran.
Sir Des Champs (FR) 5-4 (11-10) Settled in 3rd, jumpoed well, pushed along briefly before 3 out, 2nd and driven to challenge before 2 out, soon outpaced, no impression from before last, kept on, 2nd of 3, 5l behind Flemenstar (11-10) at Punchestown 2m 4f Grade 1 chs (1) hvy.
China Rock (IRE) 20-1 (11-10) Chased leaders, 3rd from before 6 out, closed travelling well from before 2 out, challenged approaching last, soon led, stayed on well to draw clear closing stages, won at Punchestown 3m 1f chs G1 (1) hvy in Apr beating Follow The Plan (11-10) by 5l, 8 ran.
Quito De La Roque (FR) 13-8fav (11-10) Tracked leaders, ridden and pressing for 2nd 4 out, slightly outpaced soon after, closed 3 out, stayed on same pace approaching last, 3rd of 4, 6l behind Wayward Prince (11-0) at Aintree 3m 1f Listed chs (1) sft.
Pandorama (IRE) 14-1 (11-10) Held up in touch on inside, hampered on bend before 11th, outpaced 4 out, beaten when hit next, 7th of 13, 23l behind Long Run (11-10) at Cheltenham 3m 2f chs G1 (1) gd in Mar '11.
Hidden Cyclone (IRE) 11-10fav (11-10) Made most, disputed early until led before 3rd, joined briefly 7th, kept on well in straight and in control from before last, won at Gowran Park 2m 4f chs hvy in Nov beating Call The Police (11-6) by 4 1/2l, 6 ran.
Midnight Chase 9-1 (11-10) With leader, mistake 4 out, soon outpaced, ridden and kept on same pace, 3rd of 6, 16l behind Silviniaco Conti (11-5) at Wetherby 3m 1f chs G2 (1) gs in Nov.
Balynaclash Warior (IRE)
||6||12-0||R P Rath||Mr J J Codd||25/1|
Carrolls Comfort (IRE)
||5||12-0||Seamus Larkin||Mr R J Kiely (5)||50/1|
Emperor Of Exmoor (IRE)
||5||12-0||Steven E Ryder||M P Fogarty (3)||12/1|
Gunns Island (IRE)
||5||12-0||A J Martin||Mr S J Craig (7)||14/1|
||5||12-0||C A Murphy||Mr C Motherway (3)||7/1|
Bally Longford (IRE)
||4||11-11||W P Mullins||Mr P W Mullins||7/4j|
Gabriel Brandy (IRE)
||4||11-11||J E Kiely||Mr Derek O'Connor||11/2|
Tangled Web (IRE)
||4||11-11||C F Swan||M Carberry||7/4j|
Forest Way (IRE)
||6||12-0||Martin Brassil||Mr J J King (7)||NR|
Forest Way (IRE) 33-1 (11-0) Mid-division, 7th halfway, ridden and no impression 3f out, 6th of 9, 40l behind Owen Mc (11-11) at Fairyhouse 2m N H flat sft.
Tangled Web (IRE) 5-2 (11-11) In touch in mid-division, 4th and smooth headway 4f out, close 3rd into straight, soon ridden, 2nd from 1 1/2f out, kept on well without threatening winner, 2nd of 11, 3l behind Drumlee (11-4) at Thurles 2m N H flat in Nov.
Emperor Of Exmoor (IRE) Montjeu gelding out of Shamriyna.
Gabriel Brandy (IRE) 7-1 (11-1) Settled mid-division, 6th halfway, ridden into 4th and no impression entering straight, kept on one pace, 4th of 9, 16l behind Owen Mc (11-11) at Fairyhouse 2m N H flat sft.
Bally Longford (IRE) 6-5fav (11-11) Led, headed briefly 6f out, led again and ridden approaching straight, strongly pressed and headed inside final furlong, no chance with winner and kept on same pace, 2nd of 9, 6l behind Curley Bill (11-11) at Downpatrick 2m 2f N H flat sft in Nov.
Gunns Island (IRE) 12-1 (12-0) Chased leaders, 7th 5f out, kept on same pace straight, 8th of 17, 12l behind Lughnasa (11-2) at Cork 2m N H flat in Mar.
Hurt Kayf Tara gelding out of Be My Bird.
Balynaclash Warior (IRE) 5-2 (12-0) Ld & disp, went on bef last, ko best, won at Lingstown 3m ire ptp sft in Nov beating Mr Shankly (12-0) by 3l, 14 ran.
Carrolls Comfort (IRE) 25-1 (11-7) Disputed early, soon chased leader, 2nd halfway, ridden and weakened over 4f out, tailed off, 15th of 16, well behind Elsie (11-4) at Punchestown 2m 1f nhf gd in May.