McCarthy Insurance Group Hurdle 2m

  • (4yo+, 2m, 4 runners)
  • Winner €9,660 2nd €2,240 3rd €980 4th €560
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 15.90s
  • Off time: 12:30:37

Full Result

12:30 Cork
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 2 Waaheb (USA) D K Weld 7 11-9 p1 M P Walsh 7/4
SP 7/4 Tracked leader in 2nd, a little slow 5 out, closed up to challenge 3 out, soon on terms, gained narrow lead from 2 out, quicker jump than runner-up and stayed on well from last
2nd 4 Turban (FR) W P Mullins 7 11-5 P Townend 8/13f
SP 8/13f Led, not fluent 1st, pressed and slight mistake 3 out, soon joined, slight mistake 2 out and narrowly headed, not as quick as winner and kept on same pace from last opened 4/7
3rd 17 1 Silver Friend J J Walsh 11 11-12 B T O'Connell 16/1
SP 16/1 Tracked leaders, mainly in 3rd, dropped to rear approaching 5 out, 3rd again when slight mistake 3 out, soon no extra
4th 3 The Four Elms (IRE) J J Walsh 6 11-5 t A McCurtin (7) 20/1
SP 20/1 Raced mainly in rear, 3rd approaching 5 out, dropped to rear again from 3 out, soon no extra opened 25/1 touched 16/1
NR 5 Way Up In The Air (IRE) R Tyner 7 11-2 P T Enright

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win 3.00 Straight Forecast 3.36 Exacta 3.20


Kris Weld: "It's nice to get the first winner of the year out of the way. He jumped well and battled well, and we'll look for a similar conditions race now."