Michael Murphy Home Furnishing Minstrel Stakes (Group 3) 7f

  • (3yo+, 7f, Class 1, 8 runners)
  • Winner €39,000 2nd €11,400 3rd €5,400 4th €1,800
  • Going: Good to Firm (Firm in places on Round Course)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 1m 23.11s
  • Off time: 16:40:11

Full Result

16:40 Curragh
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st (4) 2 Ansgar (IRE) Miss S J Harty 6 9-9 t P J Smullen 8/1
SP 8/1 Made all, pressed and ridden 2f out, edged left from 1f out, stayed on well under pressure inside final furlong opened 9/1
2nd (8) 1 1 Darwin A P O'Brien 4 9-12 b1 J P O'Brien 6/4f
SP 6/4f Chased leaders, 2nd travelling well 2f out, soon ridden, 2nd 1f out, carried slightly left inside final furlong, kept on same pace in 2nd inside final furlong
3rd (6) nk 3 Eastern Rules (IRE) M Halford 6 9-9 S Foley 10/3
SP 10/3 Held up in rear, 7th when switched to inner and ridden 1 1/2f out, 6th 1f out, went 3rd inside final furlong, kept on, never nearer opened 4/1
4th (2) ½ 5 Intensical (IRE) J S Bolger 3 9-2 K J Manning 12/1
SP 12/1 Chased leader in 2nd, ridden in 3rd 2f out, soon no impression on leaders
5th (7) ¾ 8 Waltzing Matilda (IRE) T Stack 3 8-13 W M Lordan 4/1
SP 4/1 Chased leaders, pushed along 3f out, ridden in 5th 2f out, soon no impression opened 9/2
6th (3) nk 6 Michaelmas (USA) A P O'Brien 3 9-2 b1 J A Heffernan 16/1
SP 16/1 Chased leaders, ridden in 4th 2f out, soon no impression
7th (1) 7 Shining Emerald P D Deegan 3 9-2 b C D Hayes 14/1
SP 14/1 In rear, pushed along in rear on outer 3f out, no impression from 2f out
8th (5) ¾ 4 Exactement (IRE) Miss S J Harty 4 9-6 G F Carroll 50/1
SP 50/1 Chased leaders, ridden and dropped to 6th 2f out, soon weakened

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £8.90 Tote Place £2.10 £1.02 £1.10 Straight Forecast £20.87 Exacta £35.00

Placepot €516.90

Analysis

Sabrina Harty: "That was fantastic and the horse really deserves it. He's entered in the Group Three at Leopardstown on August 14 (Desmond Stakes) and that's his target."