Grangecon Stud Stakes (Fillies' Group 3) 6f

  • (2yo, 6f, Class 1, 7 runners)
  • Winner €39,000 2nd €11,400 3rd €5,400 4th €1,799
  • Going: Good to Firm (Straight: Good, Good to Firm in places)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 1m 10.94s
  • Off time: 14:35:05
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Full Result

14:35 Curragh
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st (2) 2 Bye Bye Birdie A P O'Brien 2 9-0 v1 J P O'Brien 9/2
SP 9/2 Broke well and made all, soon clear, ridden and stayed on strongly from 2f out, comfortably opened 4/1
2nd (8) 3 6 Heart Focus (IRE) J S Bolger 2 9-0 K J Manning 5/4f
SP 5/4f Chased leader in 2nd throughout, ridden along over 2f out, no impression on winner final furlong, kept on same pace in 2nd opened 11/8
3rd (1) 3 Clenor (IRE) T Stack 2 9-0 W M Lordan 7/2
SP 7/2 Chased leaders, disputing 3rd and ridden 2f out, went 3rd inside final furlong opened 4/1
4th (5) hd 4 Colour Blue (IRE) W McCreery 2 9-0 J P Murtagh 9/1
SP 9/1 Chased leaders, disputing 3rd and ridden on stands side rail 2f out, switched to outer under 1f out and soon dropped to 4th, kept on same pace final furlong opened 10/1
5th (4) 1 Bluebell (IRE) A P O'Brien 2 9-0 J A Heffernan 10/1
SP 10/1 Held up behind leaders in 6th, pushed along halfway, 6th 2f out, effort to close behind leaders when short of room under 1f out, soon checked and eased inside final furlong
6th (3) 7 Pearl Earing (IRE) D Wachman 2 9-0 W J Lee 11/1
SP 11/1 Chased leaders, ridden in 5th 2f out, soon no impression, bumped under 1f out, soon eased opened 12/1
7th (6) 5 Gwen Lady Byron (IRE) Michael Mulvany 2 9-0 D M Grant 20/1
SP 20/1 Always behind, trailing halfway, never a factor
NR (7) 8 Supernatural (IRE) C O'Brien 2 9-0 F M Berry

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £4.40 Tote Place £2.50 £1.02 Straight Forecast £10.99 Exacta £7.10

Placepot €13.60

Analysis

Aidan O'Brien: "She had the headgear on today as Joseph thought she was keeping plenty to herself. She came back from Ascot four kilos heavier so that's usually a sign that they are not over-doing it. She can go anywhere now. She has loads of ability."