16:30 Thurles

Thursday 26 October 2017

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    He'llberemembered Hurdle

  • 5YO plus  |   2m 6f 216y  |   Yielding (Yielding to Soft in places)  |   12 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 16:30  |   Winning time: 5m 47.5s
1st
Horse silk
4
1011-0
8/11f
T: N MeadeJ: S W Flanagan
Settled behind leaders, 5th halfway, improved into 3rd before 3 out, ridden into 2nd entering straight, challenged before last, narrow lead and slight mistake last, kept on well under pressure run-in tchd 5/6
2nd
Horse silk
½
11
7/1
T: S FaheyJ: D Meyler
Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, 2nd from 7th, improved to lead after 8th, soon clear, 5-length advantage 3 out, ridden and strongly pressed before last, narrowly headed last, kept on well without matching winner run-in op 8/1
3rd
Horse silk
10
7
50/1
T: R P RathJ: J J Slevin (3)
Led and disputed, headed after 8th, ridden in 4th 3 out, under pressure from next, kept on same pace to 3rd run-in, no impression on leaders
4th
Horse silk
2 ¾
3
6/1
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
Close up in 2nd and disputed at times, slight mistake 7th and soon dropped to 3rd, 2nd before 4 out, ridden in 3rd entering straight, no impression on leaders 2 out, kept on one pace, dropped to 4th run-in tchd 13/2
5th
Horse silk
16
5
33/1
T: J J ManganJ: P F Mangan
Held up, 9th halfway, ridden into moderate 6th entering straight, kept on one pace
6th
Horse silk
4 ¼
9
16/1
T: C ByrnesJ: B J Geraghty
Mid-division best, slight mistake 4th, dropped off leaders before 5 out, ridden in 8th and no impression 4 out, kept on one pace
7th
Horse silk
1
10
33/1
T: C ByrnesJ: P Townend
Mid-division best, towards rear 4 out, soon no impression and kept on one pace behind op 40/1
8th
Horse silk
1 ½
8
6/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: R M Power
Settled behind leaders, 4th halfway, ridden in 5th 3 out, no extra before next, weakened op 13/2 tchd 5/1
9th
Horse silk
¾
6
66/1
T: V HalleyJ: A E Lynch
Towards rear for most, no impression from before 5 out, never a factor op 50/1
10th
Horse silk
7 ½
1
1211-0
25/1
T: E BolgerJ: M P Walsh
Towards rear for most, no impression from before 5 out, never a factor
11th
Horse silk
2
2
711-0
14/1
T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell
Mid-division, 6th halfway, dropped off leaders before 5 out, no extra before 3 out, weakened op 20/1 tchd 12/1
12th
Horse silk
53
12
100/1
T: R H LalorJ: Miss E A Lalor (5)
Mid-division and slightly slow 1st, soon towards rear, behind and trailing from 6th, completely tailed off op 80/1

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Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€1.50Pl:€1.02, €2.40, €5.10EX:€7.00Trifecta:€294.60SF:€6.88

Forecasts

Monksland (8/11), Lieutenant Colonel (6/1), Oscar Sam (6/1), Polar Present (7/1), Charmix (14/1), Shanpallas (16/1), Cantlow (25/1), Montys Meadow (33/1), Top Of The Town (33/1), Notwhatiam (50/1), Mr Picotee (66/1), Carrigeen Acebo (100/1)

Verdict

MONKSLAND looks the one to beat, he goes well fresh as a rule and will just have had his senses sharpened by last week's spin around Punchestown in a charity contest on the Flat. His run in the Coral Cup at Cheltenham makes him the standout and it won't be any surprise if he shows his well-being by taking this. Lieutenant Colonel is no mug and should leave last month's disappointment over fences behind. If he can do that, he'll stand out as the chief threat to the selection. Charmix starts for the first time since moving to Gordon Elliott's yard and is intriguing is such while the consistent Oscar Sam is also capable of getting involved.
  1. Monksland
  2. Charmix
  3. Lieutenant Colonel

Previous Winners

2016
De Plotting Shed
Weight: 11-10  |Age: 6
13/8

Prize Money

1st: €11,088.002nd: €3,437.003rd: €1,638.004th: €738.005th: €288.00

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