15:25 Gowran Park

Saturday 24 June 2017

All13:4514:1514:5015:2515:5516:3517:0517:40

Affedia Maiden Hurdle

2m  |   Good to Firm  |   16 Runners  |   Turf

Weighed In

Off time: 15:26  |   Winning time: 3m 46.3s

1st
9
611-12
3/1j
T: W P MullinsJ: Ruby Walsh
Tracked leaders on outer, improved into 2nd 3 out, pushed along in 2nd 2 out, ridden to lead approaching last, stayed on well run-in tchd 11/4 and 7/2
2nd
5 ½
8
7/1
T: E LinehanJ: D E Mullins
Led early, headed 2nd, led again 3 out, ridden and strongly pressed 2 out, headed approaching last, no extra in 2nd run-in op 5/1
3rd
1 ½
3
4/1
T: A MurrayJ: A E Lynch
Mid-division, closer in 5th 3 out, ridden in close 3rd 2 out, no impression in 3rd approaching last, kept on same pace run-in op 9/2 tchd 7/2
4th
9
6
16/1
T: M J McDonaghJ: M A Enright
In rear, headway into 8th 4 out, 6th 3 out, soon ridden, moderate 4th after 2 out, kept on same pace tchd 14/1
5th
14
4
12/1
T: M McCabeJ: J M Moore
Mid-division, headway into 4th 4 out, ridden from next, no impression from 2 out
6th
10
7
611-12
25/1
T: David KellyJ: P E Corbett (3)
Tracked leaders, ridden in 7th 4 out, soon no impression op 33/1
7th
1
12
20/1
T: P HoganJ: Rachael Blackmore
Mid-division, no impression from 3 out, kept on same pace straight
8th
3 ½
5
50/1
T: Niall Patrick HennessyJ: P F Mangan
Rear of mid-division, no impression from 4 out, never a factor op 40/1
9th
1 ½
2
25/1
T: G J PowerJ: P Townend
Prominent, led and ran around approaching 2nd and ran around again next, headed 3 out, soon weakened quickly op 20/1
10th
hd
17
14/1
T: Thomas JamesJ: J P O'Sullivan (7)
Always towards rear, no impression from 3 out, never a factor op 12/1
11th
21
14
50/1
T: S SpillaneJ: B J Foley (7)
Tracked leaders on inner, weakened from 4 out, soon behind op 40/1
12th
9
11
22/1
T: T FoleyJ: Mr P T Foley (7)
Always towards rear, mistake 2nd, no impression from 3 out, never a factor op 25/1 tchd 20/1
13th
23
15
50/1
T: J BarcoeJ: P T Enright
Always towards rear, no impression from 3 out, never a factor op 33/1

Also Ran

UR
1
511-12
3/1j
T: J R BarryJ: S W Flanagan
Tracking leaders on outer when jinked approaching 1st, mistake unseated rider at 1st op 9/2
F
10
14/1
T: D M O'BrienJ: J J Slevin (5)
Tracked leaders, 3rd and fell 5th op 12/1
BD
16
33/1
T: J M BurkeJ: M P Burke (7)
Rear of mid-division, brought down 5th

Video Replay

Non-Runners

13
Top Othe Ra24
Weight: 11-12|  Age: 9
T: T Mullins  J: D J Mullins
Betting

Forecast

Top Othe Ra (5/2), Madurai (3/1), Abraham (3/1), Billy's Angel (4/1), Ken's Well (7/1), Brog Deas Nua (12/1), Risk It All (14/1), Ned's Indian (14/1), Crazywork De Vassy (16/1), Shine In Dubai (20/1), Paddy Gunzales (22/1), Flannery (25/1), Artiste Celebre (25/1), Musical Ava (33/1), Call His Bluff (50/1), Wan Cool Dude (50/1), Ivy Nook (50/1)

Verdict
TOP OTHE RA looks the one to beat in this contest having shown more ability than any of his rivals to date. Madurai looks destined for better things at some stage while Abraham would be in with a shout if he can transfer all his ability from the Flat.
  1. Top Othe Ra
  2. Madurai
  3. Abraham
Prize Money
1st:
€8,316.00
2nd:
€2,579.00
3rd:
€1,228.00
4th:
€553.00
5th:
€216.00

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