Nijinsky Stakes (Listed) 1m 3f

  • (3yo, 1m 3f, Class 1, 9 runners)
  • Winner €26,000 2nd €7,600 3rd €3,600 4th €1,200
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 2m 32.33s
  • Off time: 18:35:47

Full Result

18:35 Leopardstown
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st (9) 2 Backbench Blues (IRE) Mrs J Harrington 3 9-3 F M Berry 10/1
SP 10/1 Tracked leader in 2nd, led 4f out, ridden to assert early straight and clear when wandered about over 1f out, hung badly right inside final furlong, kept on opened 9/1
2nd (1) 6 Macbeth (IRE) K J Condon 3 9-3 W J Lee 14/1
SP 14/1 Tracked leaders on inner, 3rd halfway, 2nd entering straight and soon no impression on winner, kept on one pace opened 16/1 touched 12/1
3rd (4) ½ 5 Karatash (IRE) J M Oxx 3 9-3 N G McCullagh 8/1
SP 8/1 In rear and ridden along early, 6th halfway, went 4th approaching straight, soon ridden and no impression on winner in 5th under 2f out, kept on one pace under pressure to go 3rd inside final furlong opened 7/1
4th (2) ½ 1 Aklan (IRE) J M Oxx 3 9-3 J P Murtagh 7/2
SP 7/2 Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, ridden along approaching straight, no impression on winner under 2f out, edged left under pressure and kept on one pace final furlong opened 5/1
5th (8) 8 Tannery (IRE) D Wachman 3 9-3 W M Lordan 9/1
SP 9/1 Settled in rear of mid-division, 7th halfway, ridden and no impression in 6th entering straight, kept on one pace opened 10/1
6th (7) 10 Coral Wave (IRE) P J Prendergast 3 9-0 D P McDonogh 4/1
SP 4/1 Tracked leaders in 4th, went 2nd approaching straight, 3rd 2f out and soon no chance with winner, no extra inside final furlong opened 7/2
7th (5) 58 7 Strait Of Zanzibar (USA) K J Condon 3 9-3 C O'Donoghue 50/1
SP 50/1 Held up in rear, no extra entering straight and soon eased when beaten, completely tailed off
8th (3) 5 4 Frontier (GER) A P O'Brien 3 9-3 J A Heffernan 10/1
SP 10/1 Settled towards rear, never a factor, no extra approaching straight, eased when beaten from 2f out, completely tailed off
9th (6) 24 9 Tower Rock (IRE) A P O'Brien 3 9-3 J P O'Brien 2/1f
SP 2/1f Led, headed 4f out, soon ridden and weakened quickly approaching straight, eased when beaten and virtually pulled up inside final furlong, completely tailed off (lost a shoe and lame post-race) opened 15/8 touched 9/4
NR (10) 3 Blue Corner (IRE) M Halford 3 9-3 S Foley

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £10.30 Tote Place £3.20 £2.40 £1.30 Straight Forecast £147.45 Exacta £67.30

Placepot €11,128.30