14:15 Downpatrick Wed 7 March 2012

  • Martinstown Opportunity Maiden Hurdle
  • 2m 2f 50y, Yielding to Soft, Soft in places
  • 9 Runners
  • Surface: unknown

Weighed In

Winning time:-Off time:-
1st
1
2/1
T: I R FergusonJ: B R Dalton
Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, headway after 3 out and close 2nd next, ridden to challenge run-in, kept on under pressure to lead final strides
T: A StrongeJ: M P Burke
Tracked leaders on inner, 4th halfway, steady headway approaching 2 out where led, mistake last, soon strongly pressed and joined late run-in, headed final strides
3rd
8
7
15/8
T: R T J WilsonJ: D R Fox
Tracked leader, niggled along and dropped to 6th before halfway, headway to dispute 3 out, ridden and led briefly approaching 2 out, soon dropped to 3rd and no extra run-in
4th
17
2
7/1
T: P NolanJ: Mr P A O'Sullivan
Prominent, led or disputed lead after 4 out, headed before 2 out where ridden and no impression in 4th, no extra run-in
5th
2.25
4
33/1
T: P O BradyJ: G N Fox
Led, headed after 4 out, soon ridden and no extra in 7th 2 out, kept on one pace under pressure run-in
6th
4.25
5
10/1
T: G ElliottJ: Mr D J Benson
Chased leaders, 7th halfway, ridden in 5th approaching 2 out, soon no extra
7th
1
8
11/2
T: J P RyanJ: M A Enright
Chased leaders on outer, towards rear and ridden before 3 out, no extra
T: P J GilliganJ: B F Cawley
Always towards rear, ridden and no threat from 3 out

Also Ran

T: S FaheyJ: S E Butler
Rear of mid-division, headway into 3rd before halfway, mistakes 5th and 6th, soon ridden and no extra, behind when pulled up before 2 out

Betting Breakdown

€50.98

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