15:35 Downpatrick

Monday 28 August 2017

All15:0015:3516:1016:4517:1517:5018:20

    Ulster Carpets Handicap Hurdle (80-95)

  • 4YO plus  |   2m 2f 165y  |   Yielding  |   13 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 15:35  |   Winning time: 4m 37.8s
1st
Horse silk
1
511-12
7/2f
T: D McDonoghJ: D N Russell
Chased leaders in 3rd, improved into 2nd 2 out, soon closed on leader, led last, ridden to assert run-in, kept on strongly op 9/2
2nd
Horse silk
11
13
14/1
T: G P CromwellJ: Miss A O'Sullivan (7)
Soon chased leaders, improved into 2nd before 3rd, led and disputed after 3rd, soon 5-lengths clear of field, ridden and pressed before last, headed last, no extra and kept on same pace under pressure
3rd
Horse silk
½
12
8/1
T: P J RothwellJ: A Ring (3)
Chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden and no impression before 2 out, kept on same pace from last, edged 3rd close home op 12/1
4th
Horse silk
nk
10
8/1
T: G KeaneJ: M P Flanagan (5)
Mid-division, progress into 4th before 3 out, ridden and no impression before 2 out where slight mistake, kept on same pace from last tchd 9/1
5th
Horse silk
1 ½
8
9/1
T: L LennonJ: A W Short (7)
Settled behind leaders, 6th halfway, ridden and no impression before 2 out, kept on same pace from last op 7/1
6th
Horse silk
¾
2
5/1
T: D A McLoughlinJ: D J Hand (7)
Led, joined and disputed after 3rd, soon 5-lengths clear of field, ridden in 3rd 2 out, no extra before last, kept on one pace op 6/1
7th
Horse silk
8
4
611-7
20/1
T: H SmythJ: Mr Neil Gault (7)
Held up towards rear, progress into 6th before 3 out, ridden and no impression before 2 out, kept on one pace from last
8th
Horse silk
3
7
25/1
T: D A McLoughlinJ: C D Maxwell
Soon towards rear, ridden in 10th and no impression before 2 out, slight mistake last, kept on one pace op 20/1
9th
Horse silk
18
6
11/1
T: Miss E DoyleJ: S W Flanagan
Mid-division best, ridden and no extra before 2 out, weakened op 12/1
10th
Horse silk
4 ¾
9
16/1
T: Mrs A MooneyJ: M F Mooney
Towards rear, slight mistake 1st, progress into 8th 3 out, ridden and no extra before 2 out, weakened
11th
Horse silk
4 ¾
3
5/1
T: T G McCourtJ: A E Lynch
Mid-division, ridden and no impression before 2 out, weakened before last op 4/1
12th
Horse silk
3 ¼
5
20/1
T: M L FaganJ: D E Mullins
Rear of mid-division for most, ridden and no extra 3 out, weakened op 25/1 tchd 28/1

Also Ran

PU
Horse silk
14
1010-11
50/1
T: R HennessyJ: R C Colgan
Chased leader early, 4th halfway, ridden and weakened 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

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Non-Runners

11
Horse silk
Canova15
Weight: 10-11|  Age: 6
T: G Elliott  J: S Perry
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€3.20Pl:€1.90, €3.90, €2.40EX:€77.90Trifecta:€242.90Tricast:€381.83SF:€51.36

Forecasts

Alterno (7/2), Wee Small Hours (5/1), Ben Rumson (5/1), Eric The Third (8/1), Aurora's Dream (8/1), Maureen's Star (9/1), Slaney Craiglegacy (11/1), Personal Shopper (14/1), Glasson Lad (16/1), Canova (16/1), Zagnzig (20/1), Loughnavalley (20/1), Marino Marvel (25/1), Tortueuse (50/1)

Verdict

The race usually produces a winner from those racing prominently or on the lead throughout the race. Slaney Craiglegacy, Eric The Red, Auroras Dream are regularly up with the pace, as is the selection, ALTERNO, who look for his spark again at an unfamiliar track.
  1. Alterno
  2. Aurora's Dream
  3. Eric The Third

Previous Winners

2016
Tornado Watch
Weight: 10-12  |Age: 7
13/8

Prize Money

1st: €6,160.002nd: €1,909.003rd: €910.004th: €410.005th: €160.00

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