17:00 Curragh

Sunday 11 June 2017

All14:1014:4515:2015:5516:2517:0017:30

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  • 4YO plus  |   1m 2f  |   Soft to Heavy (Round Course: Soft)  |   14 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 17:01  |   Winning time: 2m 12.38s
1st
Horse silk
11
(8)
11/2
T: D A McLoughlinJ: W J Lee
Ran 6th, 5th halfway, improved to 3rd over 2f out, travelled well to lead 2f out, ridden and asserted 1f out, kept on strongly, easily tchd 5/1
2nd
Horse silk
4 ½
6
(12)
16/1
T: Miss Ellmarie HoldenJ: O J Orr (5)
Prominent, 3rd halfway, dropped to 5th over 2f out, ridden into 3rd 1 1/2f out, improved to 2nd final 100 yards, kept on, no impression on easy winner op 20/1
3rd
Horse silk
¾
1
(10)
8/1
T: P D DeeganJ: C O'Donoghue
Led early, headed after 1f, progress to lead over 2f out, ridden and headed 2f out, no impression on leader 1f out, dropped to 3rd final 100 yards, kept on same pace tchd 9/1
4th
Horse silk
1 ½
17
(17)
88-8
14/1
T: A KeatleyJ: D E Sheehy (7)
Rear, 12th halfway, 11th over 2f out, ridden and headway to 6th 1f out, kept on well final furlong to 4th close home, nearest finish
5th
Horse silk
nk
15
(1)
14/1
T: V T O'BrienJ: L F Roche
Settled 4th on inner, dropped to 6th and ridden 2f out, no impression, kept on same pace final furlong op 12/1
6th
Horse silk
hd
14
(3)
33/1
T: A J MartinJ: N G McCullagh
Rear of mid-division, 8th halfway, pushed along to 7th 1 1/2f out, 6th 1f out, soon 4th, kept on same pace, dropped to 6th close home op 25/1
7th
Horse silk
nk
13
(2)
12/1
T: J LarkinJ: C P Hoban
Completely missed break, raced in rear, 13th halfway, 12th over 2f out, bit short of room under 2f out and switched left, stayed on well final furlong, never on terms
8th
Horse silk
1 ¼
3
(15)
25/1
T: J F LevinsJ: D W O'Connor (5)
Towards rear, 11th halfway, pushed along in 10th over 2f out, ridden under 2f out, kept on same pace final furlong
9th
Horse silk
nk
4
(11)
7/1
T: J P FaheyJ: D E Hogan (7)
Ran freely in 5th, 6th halfway, ridden over 2f out, progress to 4th over 1f out, weakened final furlong tchd 13/2
10th
Horse silk
4 ½
16
(13)
4/1f
T: J S BolgerJ: K J Manning
Mid-division, 9th halfway, slightly hampered over 2f out, no impression, kept on one pace final furlong
11th
Horse silk
2 ¾
12
(9)
9/2
T: D HoganJ: K K Hennessy (5)
Prominent, led after 1f, headed over 2f out, soon ridden, weakened under 2f out op 5/1
12th
Horse silk
1 ¾
8
(5)
20/1
T: S T NolanJ: R Coakley (3)
Mid-division, 7th halfway, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out
13th
Horse silk
25
9
(16)
49-1
16/1
T: A McCannJ: S Foley
Towards rear, 10th halfway, dropped to 13th over 2f out, weakened, eased under 1f out op 20/1
14th
Horse silk
3 ½
7
(14)
40/1
T: D P DunneJ: P B Beggy
In rear, 14th halfway, detached 2 1/2f out, weakened, eased under 1f out

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Non-Runners

10
(4)
Horse silk
Crafted Jewel239
Weight: 8-13|  Age: 4
T: Ms S Lavery  J: G F Carroll
NR
2
(6)
Horse silk
Song Of Namibia15
Weight: 9-10|  Age: 6
T: G M Lyons  J: C T Keane
NR
5
(7)
Horse silk
Castle Guest28
Weight: 9-7|  Age: 8
T: M Halford  J: R A Smithers
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€6.10Pl:€2.10, €4.90, €2.00EX:€85.60Trifecta:€1,117.50Tricast:€719.24SF:€89.31

Forecasts

New Direction (4/1), Shinghari (9/2), Dragon Fei (11/2), Song Of Namibia (6/1), Nanabad (7/1), Aussie Valentine (8/1), Total Demolition (12/1), Zeftan (14/1), From Eden (14/1), My Direction (16/1), Pushaq (16/1), Crafted Jewel (16/1), Stormingin (20/1), Castle Guest (20/1), Brokopondo (25/1), Whatsforuwontgobyu (33/1), Xinbama (40/1)

Verdict

NEW DIRECTION can continue his vast improvement here. Rated 46 in October of last year the New Approach-gelding has been raised 30lbs for a series of consistent performances. Aussie Valentine and the Dylan Hogan-ridden Nanabad are next best.
  1. New Direction
  2. Aussie Valentine
  3. Nanabad

Prize Money

1st: €10,780.002nd: €3,343.003rd: €1,592.004th: €717.005th: €280.00

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