Naas Directors Plate Novice Chase (Grade 3) 2m 4f

  • (5yo+, 2m 4f, Class 1, 5 runners)
  • Winner €19,500 2nd €5,700 3rd €2,700 4th €900
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 51.10s
  • Off time: 15:30:21

Full Result

15:30 Naas
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 1 Bright New Dawn (IRE) D T Hughes 7 11-10 h B J Cooper 8/11f
SP 8/11f Made all, slight mistake 3 out, pressed and narrow leader when left well clear 2 out, ridden from last, kept on
2nd 2 Letter Of Credit (IRE) J J Mangan 9 11-5 P T Enright 7/1
SP 7/1 Tracked leaders in 3rd, plenty to do in 3rd when left 2nd 2 out, soon ridden, kept on same pace from last without troubling winner opened 11/2
3rd 43 3 Owega Star (IRE) Peter Fahey 7 11-5 t A D Leigh 7/1
SP 7/1 Held up in rear, well adrift in last from 3rd, behind in remote 4th halfway, no impression from 4 out, left remote 3rd 2 out, no impression opened 15/2
PU 4 Coldstonesober (IRE) J R Finn 8 11-2 Mr E J O'connell 50/1
SP 50/1 Always behind, adrift in remote 4th from 3rd, dropped to poor last at 6th, trailing when slow jump 8th and pulled up
UR 6 Mullaghanoe River (IRE) N Meade 6 11-2 P Carberry 3/1
SP 3/1 Tracked leader in 2nd, pushed along into close 2nd and with every chance when mistake and unseated rider 2 out opened 7/2
NR 5 Leavethelighton (IRE) E Doyle 7 11-2 M P Butler

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win 1.50 Tote Place 1.02,2.20 Straight Forecast 6.32 Exacta 4.90

Jackpot €1,045.80
Placepot €73.80


Dessie Hughes: "He was a bit free and was taking a bit too much out of himself, but he was fine and the second horse is not too bad. He'll probably go for the Powers Gold Cup at Fairyhouse."