Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup (Grade 1) 3m 1f

  • (5yo+, 3m 1f, Class 1, 9 runners)
  • Winner €120,000 2nd €38,000 3rd €18,000 4th €6,000 5th €4,000 6th €2,000
  • Going: Good to Yielding
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 6m 22.40s
  • Off time: 17:31:59

Full Result

17:30 Punchestown
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 2 Boston Bob (IRE) W P Mullins 9 11-10 R Walsh 5/2f
SP 5/2f Mid-division, 5th halfway, progress in 4th after 2 out, 2nd 2 out, soon ridden, challenged last, stayed on to lead run-in, kept on strongly closing stages
2nd 3 First Lieutenant (IRE) M F Morris 9 11-10 b1 B J Geraghty 5/1
SP 5/1 Chased leaders, 4th halfway, 5th 8 out, progress into close 3rd 4 out, soon challenged, led next, ridden 2 out, challenged last, headed run-in, no extra closing stages
3rd 5 Long Run (FR) N J Henderson 9 11-10 p Mr S Waley-Cohen 6/1
SP 6/1 Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, close up from 7 out, challenged before 3 out, ridden in 5th after 3 out, hampered 2 out, kept on into 3rd and jumped left at last, no impression run-in opened 7/1
4th ¾ 7 Medermit (FR) A King 10 11-10 W Hutchinson 25/1
SP 25/1 Mid-division, 7th halfway, ridden in 6th 3 out, kept on same pace under pressure into 4th last, no impression on leaders
5th 4 Foildubh (IRE) J P Ryan 10 11-10 A E Lynch 66/1
SP 66/1 Held up towards rear, slight mistake 5 out, ridden 3 out, no impression in 7th 2 out, 5th last, kept on one pace
6th 6 6 Lyreen Legend (IRE) D T Hughes 7 11-10 P Carberry 11/2
SP 11/2 Disputed early, soon chased leader, led 8th, slight mistake 5 out, strongly pressed from 4 out, ridden and headed 3 out, no extra in 4th when mistake 2 out, 6th and mistake last, kept on one pace
7th ½ 1 Argocat (IRE) T J Taaffe 6 11-10 A P McCoy 9/1
SP 9/1 Mid-division, 6th halfway, progress into 4th 8 out, improved to challenge approaching 3 out, ridden 3 out, under pressure in 3rd entering straight, no extra from 2 out opened 8/1
8th 75 10 On His Own (IRE) W P Mullins 10 11-10 P Townend 4/1
SP 4/1 Soon led, slight mistake 5th, headed 8 out and niggled to maintain position, 5th and ridden 5 out, weakened next, completely tailed off opened 9/2
PU 9 Noble Prince (GER) P Nolan 10 11-10 p D N Russell 33/1
SP 33/1 Always towards rear, behind from 9th, pulled up before 6 out
NR 8 Morning Assembly (IRE) P A Fahy 7 11-10 D J Casey

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £2.60 Tote Place £1.10 £2.50 £2.20 Straight Forecast £15.05 Exacta £11.80

Placepot €109.80