DUBES Bess Ball Hype Handicap Chase (2m) 2m

  • (5yo+, 2m, 9 runners)
  • Winner €10,350 2nd €2,400 3rd €1,050 4th €600
  • Going: Soft to Heavy
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 20.60s
  • Off time: 14:55:00

Full Result

14:55 Naas
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 7 The Way We Were (IRE) E J O'Grady 8 10-10 M P Walsh 7/2f
SP 7/2f Mid-division, 7th halfway, progress in 5th 3 out, close 4th entering straight, led before 2 out where slight mistake, soon ridden, kept on well from last opened 9/2
2nd 5 3 Starkie H De Bromhead 7 11-3 P T Enright 4/1
SP 4/1 Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, progress into close 2nd and challenged 5 out, led entering straight, headed before 2 out, ridden before last where slight mistake, no extra run-in, kept on same pace
3rd 8 8 Moiqen (IRE) P Byrne 9 10-8 h S W Flanagan 12/1
SP 12/1 Chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden before 2 out, stayed on to 3rd last, no impression leaders and kept on one pace run-in opened 11/1 touched 14/1
4th 4 Rubert (IRE) D Cullen 11 11-2 p1 R M Power 14/1
SP 14/1 Chased leader, led 3rd, headed after 4th, 4th 5 out, challenged entering straight, ridden and no extra approaching 2 out, moderate 5th last, kept on one pace in 4th run-in opened 12/1
5th 17 1 Page Turner (IRE) J J Walsh 9 11-7 b Mr A McCurtin (7) 11/2
SP 11/2 Led, headed 3rd, regained lead after 4th, pressed from 5 out, headed entering straight, ridden in 3rd 2 out, no extra in 4th when bad mistake last opened 5/1
6th 2 Luke's Benefit (IRE) Denis Hogan 12 11-3 t B F Cawley (5) 5/1
SP 5/1 Chased leaders, 4th halfway, 5th 5 out, ridden in 7th 3 out, no impression before 2 out
7th 13 5 Forty Foot Tom D Miley 9 11-1 Andrew J McNamara 8/1
SP 8/1 Chased leaders early, soon settled mid-division, progress into 3rd 5 out, ridden in 6th entering straight, soon no extra opened 9/1 touched 7/1
PU 9 Swanfold (IRE) J C McConnell 8 10-7 pt M J Bolger 25/1
SP 25/1 Always in rear, weakened before 5 out, mistake 4 out, pulled up before 2 out opened 20/1
PU 6 The Shepherd King (IRE) T Cooper 10 10-13 B J Cooper 11/2
SP 11/2 Always towards rear, ridden and no impression 3 out, pulled up before last opened 9/2

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £3.60 Tote Place £1.50 £1.02 £4.90 Straight Forecast £19.17 Exacta £18.10

Placepot €9.30

Analysis

Edward O'Grady: "I was just surprised it took him so long to win a chase. The fact that he's had two wind operations would make me hope that he'll be better on better ground."