Evening Herald Champion Novice Hurdle (Grade 1) 2m

  • (5yo+, 2m, Class 1, 7 runners)
  • Winner €49,600 2nd €15,199 3rd €7,200 4th €2,400 5th €1,600
  • Going: Good to Yielding (Good in places; Cross Country: Firm)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 49.70s
  • Off time: 16:20:23

Full Result

16:20 Punchestown
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 5 Shot From The Hip (GER) E J O'Grady 7 11-12 A P McCoy 11/2
SP 11/2 Chased clear leader in 2nd, niggled along 4 out, led after 2 out, ridden clear from last, stayed on strongly, easily opened 5/1
2nd 9 2 Hidden Universe (IRE) D K Weld 5 11-12 Mr R P McNamara 11/4f
SP 11/4f Tracked leaders, moderate 4th halfway, improved into 3rd and before 2 out, soon ridden, went 2nd entering straight, kept on without threatening winner run-in opened 3/1
3rd 4 1 Far Away So Close (IRE) P Nolan 6 11-12 M N Doran 6/1
SP 6/1 Led and soon clear at fast pace, ridden and headed after 2 out, dropped to 3rd entering straight, kept on one paced from last opened 11/2
4th 14 3 Il Fenomeno (ITY) N Meade 5 11-12 P Carberry 16/1
SP 16/1 Tracked leaders, moderate 5th halfway, ridden and no impression from 3 out, kept on one paced straight, went moderate 4th from last
5th 4 Rathlin P J Rothwell 6 11-12 D N Russell 4/1
SP 4/1 Tracked leaders in moderate 3rd, not fluent at 1st, ridden from 3 out, soon no impression in moderate 4th, slight mistake last opened 5/1
6th 18 6 Oilily (IRE) S Byrne 8 11-7 A D Leigh 10/3
SP 10/3 Always in rear, reminders 5th, behind from 3 out, eased run-in opened 3/1
PU 7 Otterstown Lady (IRE) Mrs C O'Leary 8 11-7 t R Walsh 12/1
SP 12/1 Always behind, trailing 4 out, pulled up before next opened 14/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £5.00 Tote Place £2.60 £3.30 Straight Forecast £20.94 Exacta £33.10

Placepot €504.70