Michael Rice And The Kilkenny City & County Vintners Maiden Hurdle 2m

  • (4-5yo, 2m, 18 runners)
  • Winner €6,900 2nd €1,600 3rd €700 4th €400
  • Going: Soft, Soft/Heavy in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 6.70s
  • Off time: 14:25:18

Full Result

14:25 Gowran Park
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 2 Blow The Doors Off C O'Dwyer 5 11-12 M P Walsh 8/13f
SP 8/13f Soon disputed lead, ridden to assert from before last, stayed on well run-in opened 8/11
2nd 3 6 Jimmy Two Times (IRE) B R Hamilton 5 11-12 B T O'Connell 20/1
SP 20/1 Soon chased leaders, moderate 5th approaching 3 out where slight mistake, ridden to go 4th and no impression from last, stayed on well run-in into 2nd close home
3rd 2 17 Wood Breizh (FR) W P Mullins 4 11-0 P Townend 11/2
SP 11/2 Soon disputed lead, not fluent 3rd and 5th, no impression on winner in 2nd from before last, kept on same pace run-in and dropped to 3rd close home opened 9/2
4th 3 Bold Bachelor (IRE) K Purcell 5 11-12 R M Moran 25/1
SP 25/1 Tracked leaders, soon in 4th, 3rd and no impression at last, 4th again and kept on same pace run-in opened 20/1
5th ½ 5 Easter Hunt (IRE) M F Morris 5 11-12 t B J Cooper 4/1
SP 4/1 Tracked leaders, soon in 3rd, ridden before straight, dropped to 5th and no extra from last, kept on one pace
6th 20 8 Mr Mulliner (IRE) Gerard Quirk 5 11-12 A F O'Neill (7) 100/1
SP 100/1 Rear of mid-division early, went moderate 6th approaching 3 out, soon no impression
7th 7 10 Royal Chief (IRE) E Doyle 5 11-12 M P Butler (3) 33/1
SP 33/1 Soon mid-division, no danger from 6th, kept on same pace in moderate 7th approaching straight opened 25/1
8th 11 Star For Life (USA) E Doyle 5 11-12 M J Ferris 33/1
SP 33/1 Towards rear, closer in moderate 8th approaching straight, jumped left 2 out, kept on one pace
9th 7 12 Stoughan Cross (IRE) Ross O'sullivan 5 11-12 S G McDermott 40/1
SP 40/1 Soon chased leaders, no danger after 6th, kept on same pace in moderate 10th approaching straight
10th 14 18 Spare A Thought (IRE) A Leahy 4 10-7 A P Crowe 33/1
SP 33/1 Towards rear, closer in moderate 9th approaching straight, never a factor
11th 1 All The Chimneys (IRE) W J Austin 5 11-12 h A D Leigh 66/1
SP 66/1 Towards rear, no danger from 6th, kept on same pace
12th s.h 14 Fennis Moll (IRE) J J Hanlon 5 11-5 B Hayes (5) 50/1
SP 50/1 Chased leaders, 7th after 3rd, no extra from after 6th
13th 7 7 Lake Field (IRE) N Brett 5 11-12 D G Hogan 66/1
SP 66/1 Towards rear, not fluent 2nd, never a factor opened 50/1
14th 35 4 Cloonacool (IRE) F Flood 5 11-12 Andrew J McNamara 25/1
SP 25/1 Towards rear, no danger from 6th, weakened from after 3 out, tailed off
15th 16 San Gabriel (IRE) Denis Hogan 4 11-0 t1 K P Darcy (7) 50/1
SP 50/1 Soon mid-division, 8th after 3rd, no danger from 6th, weakened from after 3 out, tailed off
16th 9 Oryx Falcon (IRE) M F Morris 5 11-12 M A Enright 50/1
SP 50/1 Chased leaders, not fluent jumping, reminder after 3rd, ridden from 6th, soon weakened, tailed off
17th 15 Valley Queen T G McCourt 5 11-5 D J Casey 100/1
SP 100/1 Soon mid-division, dropped towards rear 6th, soon weakened, tailed off
PU 13 Elegant Ali (IRE) Mrs J Harrington 5 11-5 h R M Power 25/1
SP 25/1 Rear of mid-division, ridden from 5th, no extra from next, soon weakened and pulled up before 2 out

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £2.10 Tote Place £1.90 £3.90 £2.40 Straight Forecast £21.72 Exacta £29.80

Placepot €13.00

Analysis

Conor O'Dwyer: "He deserved it and was a shade unlucky the last day where he missed the last a bit and the track was too tight for him. I'd imagine he'll spend another year hurdling before going chasing. He'll probably go for a handicap before being left off for the summer."