McCarthy Insurance Group Beginners Chase 2m 4f

  • (5yo+, 2m 4f, 7 runners)
  • Winner €8,625 2nd €2,000 3rd €875 4th €499
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 43.90s
  • Off time: 14:45:50

Full Result

14:45 Cork
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 1 Castle Wings (IRE) J J Mangan 9 11-12 P F Mangan 7/2
SP 7/2 Chased leader in 2nd, a little slow 4 out, brought towards near side in straight, challenged 3 out and jumped a little right last 3, struggling to match leader when left clear 2 out, steadied into last, stayed on well run-in, comfortably opened 10/3
2nd 24 6 West Council (IRE) I Madden 9 11-12 Mr E D Linehan (5) 66/1
SP 66/1 Chased leaders, moderate 5th from before 7 out, soon no danger, left a place better from 2 out, kept on without troubling winner into moderate 2nd near finish
3rd nk 2 Leap Dearg (IRE) R Tyner 6 11-12 P T Enright 50/1
SP 50/1 Chased leaders, slight mistake 7th, soon moderate 3rd, left a place better from 2 out, kept on same pace and dropped to 3rd again near finish
4th 31 4 Our Ollie (IRE) P J Gilligan 8 11-12 t1 B M Cash 20/1
SP 20/1 Held up, moderate 4th approaching 7 out, no extra from before straight opened 25/1
PU 5 Trixiebarry (IRE) T O'Callaghan 9 11-12 B T O'Connell 66/1
SP 66/1 Soon in rear, trailing when mistake 7th, jumped left 6 out, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out
F 7 Blood Cotil (FR) W P Mullins 5 11-1 P Townend 1/4f
SP 1/4f Led and clear, reduced lead 3 out, soon went on again travelling smoothly, fell 2 out
F 3 Merry In Moscow (IRE) E M O'Sullivan 10 11-12 P D Kennedy (5) 33/1
SP 33/1 Held up, a little slow at 3rd, moderate 6th when fell 7 out

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win 4.70 Tote Place 1.10,21.20 Straight Forecast 118.72 Exacta 69.40


Jimmy Mangan: "He ran a great race at Limerick (second over Christmas) and I did worry that this race was coming a bit quick for him. But if you're not in, you can't win! I'd like to have a crack at the Thyestes if he gets in at the weights. It's been a lucky race for us in the past."