Evening Herald Champion Novice Hurdle (Grade 1) 2m

  • (5yo+, 2m, Class 1, 5 runners)
  • Winner €49,600 2nd €15,200 3rd €7,200 4th €2,400 5th €1,600
  • Going: Soft to Heavy (Soft in places)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 5.50s
  • Off time: 16:20:14

Full Result

16:20 Punchestown
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 1 Alderwood (IRE) T Mullins 8 11-12 A P McCoy 5/2
SP 5/2 Led, headed from 3rd, led again from 4 out, ridden and headed again after 2 out, plenty to do entering straight, stayed on well from last to regain lead close home opened 11/4
2nd ½ 5 Trifolium (FR) C Byrnes 5 11-12 p D N Russell 4/7f
SP 4/7f Tracked leaders in 3rd, travelling well when slight mistake 2 out, led and soon ridden clear, strongly pressed from last, headed and no extra close home opened 8/13
3rd 7 4 Simenon (IRE) W P Mullins 5 11-12 P Townend 16/1
SP 16/1 Tracked leaders in 4th, went 3rd and ridden 2 out, no impression on leaders before last
4th 3 Midnight Game W P Mullins 5 11-12 R Walsh 9/1
SP 9/1 Held up in last slightly off pace, mistake 6th and soon under pressure, behind in last from 3 out, went moderate 4th from 2 out, no extra opened 10/1
5th 16 2 Laganbank (IRE) W P Mullins 6 11-12 E Mullins 33/1
SP 33/1 Prominent, led from 3rd, slight mistake 5th, headed from 4 out, no impression when mistake 2 out, soon weakened to last, eased from last opened 28/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £2.90 Tote Place £1.50 £1.20 Straight Forecast £4.56 Exacta £5.90

Placepot €33.70