December Festival Hurdle (grade 1) 2m

  • (4yo+, 2m, 9 runners)
  • Winner €65,101
  • Going: Yielding (Chase - Yielding to Soft)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 52.10s
  • Off time: 13:55:28

Full Result

13:55 Leopardstown
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 7 Sublimity (FR) Robert Hennessy 8 11-10 t P A Carberry 3/1
SP 3/1 Held up early, headway to 5th halfway, immproved to challenge in close 3rd 2 out, ridden to lead before last, kept on well under pressure run-in
2nd ½ 9 Won In The Dark (IRE) Miss S J Harty 4 11-7 S J Hassett 20/1
SP 20/1 Held up, 8th halfway, headway in 4th before 2 out, ridden to challenge last, kept on well run-in, no extra close home
3rd 2 Brave Inca (IRE) C A Murphy 10 11-10 R Walsh 9/2
SP 9/2 Chased leader in close 2nd, improved to lead after 3 out, strongly pressed from 2 out and disputed entering straight, ridden and headed before last, no extra and kept on same pace opened 4/1
4th 5 Muirhead (IRE) N Meade 5 11-10 P Carberry 13/2
SP 13/2 Mid-division, 7th halfway, ridden into 5th 2 out, kept on one pace from before last opened 7/1
5th 2 6 Sizing Europe (IRE) H De Bromhead 6 11-10 Andrew J McNamara 15/8f
SP 15/8f Chased leaders, 4th halfway, headway to 2nd after 3 out, challenged 2 out, ridden to disputed entering straight, 4th and weakened approaching last opened 9/4
6th ½ 1 Aitmatov (GER) N Meade 7 11-10 bt P Townend 25/1
SP 25/1 Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden and dropped to rear after 3 out, no impression from 2 out, moderate 7th entering straight and kept on one pace
7th 8 River Liane (FR) T Cooper 4 11-7 N P Madden 14/1
SP 14/1 Chased leaders, 6th halfway, mistake 3 out, ridden approaching 2 out, no impression in 6th entering straight, kept on one pace
8th 11 3 Hardy Eustace (IRE) D T Hughes 11 11-10 b P W Flood 10/1
SP 10/1 Led, mistake 3 out, soon headed, dropped to rear 2 out and no impression after
F 4 Larkwing (IRE) E McNamara 7 11-10 D J Casey 40/1
SP 40/1 Held up towards rear, fell 3 out opened 66/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £3.60 Tote Place £1.80 £3.30 £1.60 Straight Forecast £58.36 Exacta £46.90 Swingers 1&2 £6.50, 2&3 £10.70, 1&3 £8.00

Placepot €24.50