Rabobank Champion Hurdle (grade 1) 2m

  • (4yo+, 2m, 9 runners)
  • Winner €132,000
  • Going: Heavy (Hurdle Course: Heavy, Soft to Heavy in places)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 5.40s
  • Off time: 17:31:29

Full Result

17:30 Punchestown
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 7 Solwhit (FR) C Byrnes 5 11-12 D N Russell 2/1j
SP 2/1j Settled behind leaders, 5th halfway, dropped to 7th 4 out, headway in 5th entering straight, ridden to challenge last, kept on to join leader run-in and led close home opened 5/2
2nd s.h 5 Punjabi N J Henderson 6 11-12 B J Geraghty 7/2
SP 7/2 Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, headway to challenge early straight, ridden to lead before last where slight mistake, strongly pressed and joined run-in, headed close home
3rd 3 9 Quevega (FR) W P Mullins 5 11-7 R Walsh 2/1j
SP 2/1j Mid-division, 6th halfway, 5th 4 out, improved to 4th 2 out, ridden in 5th before last, no impression in 4th last, kept on same pace run-in to 3rd close home opened 13/8
4th hd 6 Sizing Europe (IRE) H De Bromhead 7 11-12 D F O'Regan 12/1
SP 12/1 Chased leader in 2nd, improved to lead early straight, ridden and headed before last, no extra and kept on same pace, lost 3rd close home
5th 7 4 Muirhead (IRE) N Meade 6 11-12 P Carberry 8/1
SP 8/1 Held up towards rear, ridden in 8th entering straight, stayed on to 5th last, no impression leaders, kept on one pace
6th 5 2 Hardy Eustace (IRE) D T Hughes 12 11-12 P W Flood 33/1
SP 33/1 Led, ridden and headed early straight, no extra and weakened before last
7th ½ 8 Won In The Dark (IRE) Miss S J Harty 5 11-12 S J Hassett 33/1
SP 33/1 Chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden in 5th 2 out, no extra in 7th entering straight, kept on one pace
8th 4 3 Jered (IRE) N Meade 7 11-12 A P McCoy 20/1
SP 20/1 Held up, 7th halfway, closer 3 out, 6th 2 out, ridden into 4th entering straight, no extra and weakened before last
9th 11 1 Ebaziyan (IRE) W P Mullins 8 11-12 t D J Casey 66/1
SP 66/1 Always behind

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £3.10 Tote Place £1.30 £1.70 £1.50 Straight Forecast £9.68 Exacta £11.20 Swingers 1&2 £2.50, 2&3 £7.60, 1&3 £3.80

Placepot €162.00