Star Best For Racing Christmas Rated Hurdle 2m

  • (4yo+, 2m, 9 runners)
  • Winner €11,040 2nd €2,560 3rd €1,121 4th €640
  • Going: Soft, Soft/Heavy in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 5.30s
  • Off time: 13:23:12

Full Result

13:20 Leopardstown
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 4 Dysios (IRE) D Cullen 5 11-2 B J Geraghty 8/1
SP 8/1 Settled in 5th, closer in 4th 2 out and smooth progress to lead last, ridden and kept on well run-in
2nd 2 2 Leah Claire (IRE) W McCreery 7 11-6 M P Walsh 7/2
SP 7/2 Chased leaders in 4th, closer in 3rd from 4th, ridden to challenge last, under pressure and kept on run-in, no impression on winner opened 4/1 touched 10/3
3rd 9 Star Of Aragon (IRE) J Nash 7 11-2 b T E Doran (7) 14/1
SP 14/1 Led, headed approaching 2 out, led again briefly entering straight, ridden and dropped to 4th when mistake last, soon no extra, kept on one pace into 3rd final 50 yards opened 16/1
4th 6 Inis Meain (USA) Denis Hogan 6 11-2 D E Mullins 11/8f
SP 11/8f Chased leaders in 3rd, not jump fluently and mistake 3rd, progress to lead briefly before 2 out, ridden approaching last and no impression in 3rd early run-in, no extra final 100 yards opened 2/1
5th 8 Pires A J Martin 9 11-2 R Walsh 5/1
SP 5/1 Raced in 6th, close 7th when not fluent 2 out, ridden in 5th approaching last and no impression run-in opened 4/1
6th ¾ 1 Araku Valley (IRE) J J Hanlon 6 11-6 h B Hayes (5) 16/1
SP 16/1 Towards rear, 7th halfway, close 6th 2 out but ridden and no impression last, kept on one pace opened 12/1
7th nk 3 Theatre Mill (IRE) P Nolan 5 11-6 h B J Cooper 14/1
SP 14/1 Held up in rear, ridden and no impression in 7th before last, kept on one pace
8th 5 Face Value A McGuinness 5 11-2 p D E Splaine (3) 11/1
SP 11/1 Tracked leader in 2nd, slight mistake 3rd, dropped to 5th 2 out, ridden and no impression in 8th at last
9th 12 7 Owennacurra Milan (IRE) Miss M L Hallahan 8 11-2 t I J McCarthy (3) 12/1
SP 12/1 Towards rear, in touch but pushed along in 8th 2 out, no extra approaching last

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win 9.60 Tote Place 2.40,1.50,2.70 Straight Forecast 40.77 Exacta 50.80

Placepot €271.10