13:50 Navan

Saturday 23 September 2017

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At The Races Maiden Hurdle

2m  |   Yielding (Yielding to Soft in places)  |   30 Runners  |   Turf

Weighed In

Off time: 12:51:25  |   Winning time: 4m 6.3s

1st
18
6/5f
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, 2nd after 4 out, challenged 3 out, improved to lead before last, ridden and kept on strongly run-in op Evens tchd 5/4
2nd
6
4
511-12
7/2
T: A FlemingJ: D F O'Regan
Chased leaders, 5th halfway, closer in 3rd 3 out, ridden before last, 2nd from last, no impression on winner run-in, kept on same pace op 9/2
3rd
3 ¼
19
411-8
16/1
T: N MeadeJ: S W Flanagan
Chased leaders early, 9th halfway, progress into 4th 3 out, ridden next, no impression from last, kept on same pace in 3rd run-in op 20/1 tchd 22/1
4th
1
1
18/1
T: T CooperJ: B J Cooper
Led and disputed, pressed 3 out, ridden before next, headed before last, under pressure in 3rd and mistake last, no extra in 4th run-in, kept on same pace op 20/1 tchd 16/1
5th
2
21
7/2
T: J P O'BrienJ: B J Geraghty
Chased leaders, 7th halfway, progress into 5th after 3 out, ridden next, no impression when slight mistake last, kept on same pace run-in tchd 4/1
6th
2 ¼
30
66/1
T: T MullinsJ: D J Mullins
Chased leaders, 6th halfway, ridden 3 out, no impression in 9th next, kept on one pace from before last
7th
5 ½
22
50/1
T: A J MartinJ: L P Dempsey
Mid-division, ridden after 3 out, under pressure in 10th 2 out, kept on same pace from last op 40/1
8th
nk
10
100/1
T: D CullenJ: R Loughran
Mid-division, ridden 3 out, no impression in 11th 2 out, kept on same pace from last op 66/1
9th
½
17
20/1
T: G ElliottJ: K M Donoghue
Settled behind leaders, 10th halfway, progress into 8th 3 out, ridden in 6th next, no extra before last, kept on one pace
10th
5
11
611-12
66/1
T: K H ClarkeJ: B M Cash
Prominent and disputed, slight mistake 4 out, 4th entering straight, slight mistake 3 out, soon ridden and no extra before next
11th
1
8
66/1
T: N McKnightJ: A W Short (7)
Slight mistake 1st, mid-division best, ridden and no impression 3 out, kept on one pace
12th
4 ¼
9
66/1
T: Eoin BarryJ: C D Maxwell
Chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden 3 out, under pressure in 7th next, no extra from last op 50/1
13th
6
15
511-12
100/1
T: Shane NolanJ: P E Corbett (3)
Mid-division, ridden and no impression 3 out, kept on one pace
14th
6 ½
14
511-12
20/1
T: G P CromwellJ: G N Fox
Held up towards rear, ridden and no impression 3 out, kept on one pace from next op 16/1
15th
1
7
100/1
T: E CawleyJ: C D Timmons (3)
Mid-division best, ridden and no impression before 3 out, slight mistake 3 out, kept on one pace
16th
3 ¼
6
511-12
100/1
T: Mrs C O'LearyJ: R M Power
Held up towards rear, ridden in rear of mid-division before 3 out, no impression and kept on one pace
17th
½
24
66/1
T: P ByrneJ: A Ring (3)
Held up towards rear, ridden in rear of mid-division before 3 out, no impression and kept on one pace
18th
4
13
66/1
T: H RogersJ: J J Burke
Towards rear for most, ridden and no impression before 3 out, kept on one pace from next
19th
5 ½
26
100/1
T: P DowneyJ: R E O'Sullivan (7)
Towards rear for most, ridden and no impression before 3 out, kept on one pace from next
20th
4 ½
12
100/1
T: E P HartyJ: M A Enright
Rear of mid-division for most, ridden towards rear 3 out, no impression
21st
2 ¾
3
66/1
T: P MooneyJ: R C Colgan
Chased leaders, 8th halfway, ridden and no extra entering straight, soon weakened op 50/1
22nd
1
27
66/1
T: Miss E DoyleJ: J J Slevin (3)
Towards rear for most, ridden and no impression before 3 out
23rd
8
5
511-12
33/1
T: E DoyleJ: B T O'Connell
Rear of mid-division best, ridden towards rear before 3 out, soon no extra
24th
3 ¾
25
511-5
66/1
T: M G QuinnJ: M J Bolger
Always towards rear, rear and slight mistake 4 out, ridden and no extra before next
25th
46
2
511-12
66/1
T: Thomas CoyleJ: D E Mullins
Always towards rear, ridden and no extra before 3 out, weakened and tailed off

Also Ran

BD
16
33/1
T: E GriffinJ: M P Walsh
Mid-division, hampered and brought down 5th
PU
20
100/1
T: P GriffinJ: C O'Farrell
Mid-division, ridden and weakened 4 out, pulled up before 2 out
PU
23
20/1
T: A J MartinJ: D Meyler
Rear of mid-division, not fluent 2nd, slight mistake 5th and soon hampered, rider lost irons and pulled up before next
F
28
66/1
T: J P DempseyJ: I J McCarthy
Mid-division, fell 5th
UR
29
100/1
T: P J RothwellJ: J P O'Sullivan (7)
Towards rear, jumped right and unseated rider 3rd

Video Replay

Non-Runners

32
Melly And Me
Weight: 11-8|  Age: 4
T: P Downey  J: Reserve 2
31
Swedish Connection40
Weight: 11-1|  Age: 4
T: Matthew J Smith  J: Reserve 1
Betting

Forecast

Mengli Khan (6/5), Edelpour (7/2), Santiago de Cuba (7/2), Niven (16/1), Asbury Boss (18/1), Boris Grishenko (20/1), Soleglad (20/1), The Mouse Doctor (20/1), Fern Owl (33/1), Banksoftheshannon (33/1), Share The Honour (50/1), Melly And Me (50/1), Swedish Connection (50/1), Repare Mon (66/1), Mistiness (66/1), In Our Blood (66/1), Lusis Naturea (66/1), Hip Hop Dancer (66/1), Onthewayback (66/1), Doo Wakka Doo (66/1), Glamorous Nellie (66/1), Piranto (66/1), Askance (66/1), Grallagh (66/1), Mickey Shea (100/1), Urbanist (100/1), Golden Jewel (100/1), Gertoni (100/1), The Lady Of Brega (100/1), Mustmeetforapint (100/1), Miss Echrad (100/1), Paris Boulevard (100/1)

Verdict
A mass field in prospect but, in truth, very few of these can be given a realistic chance on form. The returning MENGLI KHAN appears to boast the soundest credentials on a solid maiden effort behind Ex Patriot and fair effort in graded novice company at Fairyhouse last season. With more progress to come, Gordon Elliott's charge could be up to this. Santiago de Cuba goes jumping for the first time and have won and then finished second in a pair of Killarney bumpers, he merits plenty consideration. Boris Grishenko is a potential improver while the long-absent Edelpour is a fascinating contender on old form.
  1. Mengli Khan
  2. Santiago de Cuba
  3. Boris Grishenko

Previous Winners

2016
Our Boy Boru
Weight: 11-12  |Age: 5
Weight: 11-12  |  
Age: 5  |  
J: M W Bowes
  |  
T: J Woods
40/1
Prize Money
1st:
€8,316.00
2nd:
€2,579.00
3rd:
€1,228.00
4th:
€553.00
5th:
€216.00

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