Leopardstown Club Summer Membership Maiden Hurdle 2m 4f

  • (5yo+, 2m 4f, 15 runners)
  • Winner €6,900 2nd €1,600 3rd €700 4th €400
  • Going: Yielding, Soft in places.
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 3.60s
  • Off time: 14:22:10
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Full Result

14:20 Leopardstown
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 10 Is Love Alive P Nolan 5 11-11 ht M P Fogarty 20/1
SP 20/1 Tracked leaders, disputed lead briefly 4 out, close 3rd 2 out, ridden to lead entering straight, strongly pressed at last, stayed on well under pressure run-in
2nd ¾ 2 Emperor Of Exmoor (IRE) D T Hughes 7 11-12 R Loughran 3/1
SP 3/1 Tracked leaders, ridden in close 5th on inner 2 out ,3rd entering straight, 2nd at last, checked briefly on inner and switched right inside final furlong, kept on close home opened 9/2
3rd 6 Thekingofconnemara (IRE) Miss E Doyle 7 11-12 A P Heskin 20/1
SP 20/1 Tracked leaders, 7th 3 out, ridden in 8th when mistake next, moderate 7th entering straight, moderate 4th at last, stayed on well run-in to go 3rd close home opened 25/1
4th 11 Shamsikhan (IRE) W P Mullins 5 11-11 R Walsh 6/4f
SP 6/4f Mid-division on inner, close 7th on inner 2 out, ridden and progress into 4th entering straight, disputing close 2nd when mistake at last, not recover and weakened to 4th run-in opened 11/10

Also Ran

Company Coming (IRE), Hackets Folly (IRE), Pigeon Creek (IRE), Realdealholyfield (IRE), Toubaloo (IRE), Calgacus (IRE), Hairy O'Malley (IRE), Zigger Zagger (IRE), Its Now Or Never (IRE), Lilly Of The Moor, Magic Vixen (IRE),

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £34.60 Tote Place £7.30 £1.80 £4.80 Straight Forecast £79.43 Exacta £168.20

Placepot €157.30

Analysis

Paul Nolan: "The bit better ground helped him wind-wise and that's the reason for the bit of improvement."