Challenge Stakes (Listed) 1m 6f

  • (3yo+, 1m 6f, Class 1, 6 runners)
  • Winner €26,000 2nd €7,600 3rd €3,600 4th €1,200
  • Going: Soft, Soft/Heavy in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 9.13s
  • Off time: 20:55:30

Full Result

20:55 Leopardstown
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st (5) 2 Galileo's Choice (IRE) D K Weld 6 9-9 P J Smullen 6/5
SP 6/5 Settled in 4th, 3rd from halfway, ridden and headway in straight to lead 1f out, kept on best inside final furlong opened 7/4 touched 11/10
2nd (4) 2 4 Aklan (IRE) J M Oxx 3 8-13 t J P Murtagh 4/1
SP 4/1 Led and soon 6 lengths clear, reduced advantage before halfway, ridden and tried to assert approaching straight, strongly pressed and headed 1f out, no impression on winner inside final furlong opened 7/2
3rd (1) ½ 3 Steps To Freedom (IRE) Mrs J Harrington 6 9-9 t F M Berry 11/4
SP 11/4 Slowly into stride, raced mainly 5th, ridden in 4th entering straight and no real impression, kept on same pace into 3rd final furlong, not reach first 2 opened 5/2 touched 10/3
4th (6) ¾ 5 Betterbetterbetter (IRE) A P O'Brien 3 8-7 C O'Donoghue 6/1
SP 6/1 Chased leader in 2nd, closer before halfway, driven along entering straight and dropped to 3rd 1f out, no extra inside final furlong opened 5/1
5th (3) 6 1 Bob Le Beau (IRE) Mrs J Harrington 5 9-9 K J Manning 16/1
SP 16/1 Always towards rear, no impression in 5th early straight, no extra from well over 1f out
6th (2) ¾ 6 Demurely (IRE) A P O'Brien 3 8-7 D R McCabe 25/1
SP 25/1 Chased leader, 4th halfway, dropped to rear approaching straight and soon no extra opened 20/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £2.10 Tote Place £1.20 £2.10 Straight Forecast £6.82 Exacta £8.00

Placepot €41.10