Surehaul Mercedes-Benz Novice Hurdle (Grade 3) 3m

  • (4yo+, 3m, Class 1, 10 runners)
  • Winner €20,474 2nd €5,986 3rd €2,834 4th €946
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 6m 32.00s
  • Off time: 14:45:02

Full Result

14:45 Clonmel
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 7 Don Poli (IRE) W P Mullins 5 10-13 B J Cooper 9/2
SP 9/2 Chased leaders, 4th 4 out, soon 3rd, led approaching 2 out, clear from before last, stayed on well run-in, comfortably opened 5/1
2nd 4 Goonyella (IRE) J T R Dreaper 7 11-2 A E Lynch 16/1
SP 16/1 Tracked leaders, pushed along in 4th before straight, 3rd 2 out, 2nd and no impression from before last, edged left run-in, kept on same pace
3rd 6 Seskinane (IRE) Brian M McMahon 8 11-2 D N Russell 20/1
SP 20/1 Held up, slight mistake 4th, closer in 5th approaching straight, 4th 2 out, 3rd and no impression from before last, kept on one pace
4th 13 2 Captainofthefleet (IRE) E O'Connell 7 11-2 K M Donoghue 12/1
SP 12/1 Led, some slight mistakes, joined early straight, soon headed and dropped to 5th, left 4th from last opened 16/1
5th 25 8 Shantou Ed (IRE) P A Fahy 5 10-13 M P Walsh 8/1
SP 8/1 In rear, not fluent 6th, no impression from 4 out, no extra from before straight opened 7/1
6th 50 9 The Winkler (IRE) E Doyle 5 10-13 M P Butler 14/1
SP 14/1 Soon chased leaders, dropped towards rear and ridden 5 out, behind next, completely tailed off
PU 5 Moonshine Lad (IRE) G Elliott 6 11-2 P Carberry 5/2f
SP 5/2f Raced towards outer, pushed along briefly after 6th, pushed along from 8th, no extra in last from 6 out, pulled up next
PU 10 Railway Zira (IRE) David Kelly 6 10-9 S W Flanagan 20/1
SP 20/1 Held up, 7th before halfway, weakened and eased before straight, pulled up before 2 out
PU 1 The Job Is Right M Hourigan 6 11-8 b B J Geraghty 13/2
SP 13/2 Prominent, slight mistake 1st, weakened and eased before straight, pulled up before 2 out opened 6/1
F 3 Double Irish (IRE) G Elliott 6 11-2 D E Mullins 4/1
SP 4/1 Chased leaders, took keen hold, closer in 3rd from 8th, soon 2nd, challenged and on terms early straight, soon headed and no impression, no extra in 4th when fell last

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win 5.80 Tote Place 1.60,5.10,3.70 Straight Forecast 73.62 Exacta 75.00

Placepot €44.00


Willie Mullins: "He appreciated the trip and the test of stamina. The extra two furlongs brought about extra improvement in him. He's a lazy type of a horse and Bryan gave him a reminder first time around. We'll look for another three-mile race for him and he's a chaser in the making."