14:50 Ballinrobe Sun 24 May 2009

  • John Madden & Sons Handicap Hurdle (80-102)
  • 2m, Yielding to Soft
  • 16 Runners
  • Surface: unknown

Weighed In

Winning time:-Off time:-
1st
2
6/1
T: G KeaneJ: S J Gray
Mid-division, headway into 2nd travelling well 2 out, soon led and went clear before last, stayed on well under pressure, rapidly reducing lead close home
2nd
0.75
12
9/1
T: M J GrassickJ: C O'Farrell
Towards rear, 7th and headway approaching 2 out, ridden to go moderate 2nd last, stayed on well run-in, not quite catch winner
3rd
5.5
7
4/1
T: B R HamiltonJ: D N Russell
Prominent, in front 3 out, strongly pressed next, soon headed and no impression, dropped to 3rd at last
4th
1.25
9
16/1
T: D E FitzgeraldJ: N P Madden
Mid-division, ridden after 3rd, closed into 6th before 4 out, hampered and stumbled after next, kept on same pace without threatening from after 2 out
5th
3
14
10/1
T: M FlanneryJ: K H Clarke
Mid-division, ridden into 3rd approaching 2 out, soon no impression, kept on same pace
6th
12
1
9/1
T: W P MullinsJ: E Mullins
Prominent, 3rd before 4 out, 5th approaching 2 out, soon no impression, kept on same pace
7th
1.5
13
20/1
T: T CooperJ: S G McDermott
Prominent, keen hold, 4th when slight mistake 4 out, dropped to 8th approaching 2 out, soon no impression
8th
0.5
8
14/1
T: M CunninghamJ: R M Power
Prominent, in front when slight mistake 6th, headed 3 out and soon no impression
9th
22
15
20/1
T: W G McMahonJ: A P Cawley
Led, mistake 4th, headed 6th, 2nd before 4 out, no extra from next
10th
7
6
7/1
T: P FentonJ: J R Barry
Chased leaders, slight mistake 3rd, reminders 4 out, no extra from next
11th
1.75
5
16/1
T: P J RothwellJ: S W Jackson
Mid-division, 10th at 5th, no extra from before 4 out
12th
2
16
14/1
T: P FentonJ: S J Hassett
Towards rear for most, never a factor
13th
hd
4
20/1
T: P FentonJ: Mr R J Kiely
Towards rear for most, never a factor
14th
13
3
14/1
T: I J MonaghanJ: L Mcniff
Mid-division best, under pressure from 5 out, soon no impression
15th
23
10
25/1
T: G DuceyJ: A P Crowe
Towards rear, ridden before 4th, soon trailing, tailed off

Also Ran

PU
11
20/1
T: E SheehyJ: M Darcy
Prominent, slight mistake 5th, lost place and pushed along next, dropped behind when mistake 3 out and pulled up after

Non-Runners

NR
17
McMurdo Sound (IRE)
510-6
T: G ElliottJ: Reserve
NR
18
Rudi's Elegance (IRE)
510-6
T: E SheehyJ: Reserve
NR
19
Annees D'or (IRE)
610-6
T: S FaheyJ: Reserve 3

Betting Breakdown

€58.37€253.43

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Most Followed

Goshen

F: 1

T: G L Moore

Marie's Rock

F: 1

T: N J Henderson

Honeysuckle

F: 1111-11

T: H De Bromhead

Grand Roi

F: 6-3

T: N J Henderson

Third Time Lucki

F: 2-3

T: D Skelton