13:20 Leopardstown Thu 28 December 2017

  • Squared Financial Christmas Hurdle (Grade 1) (Class 1)
  • 3m, Soft (Yielding in places)
  • 6 Runners
  • Winner€50,150.002nd€16,150.003rd€7,649.004th€3,400.005th€1,700.006th€849.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:6m 18.8sOff time:13:25:20
1st
6
4/6f
T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell
Soon disputed lead, led from 3rd, joined next, headed 5th and raced in 2nd, on terms at final hurdle, soon narrowly headed, stayed on well final furlong to lead near line op 8/11 tchd 8/13
2nd
½
4
7/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: R M Power
Soon disputed lead, headed from 3rd, pushed along briefly approaching 4th where back on terms, led 5th, joined at final hurdle, soon narrow leader again, strongly pressed and kept on well final furlong, headed near line tchd 15/2
3rd
4 ¾
5
511-5
20/1
T: W P MullinsJ: N D Fehily
Held up, slightly impeded 5th, soon raced in 3rd, 4th at 8th, soon 3rd again, still travelling smoothly into straight, no impression under pressure inside final furlong, one pace
4th
8
7
25/1
T: W P MullinsJ: D J Mullins
Soon raced in 4th, badly hampered 5th, 3rd before 8th, soon 4th again, no impression over 1f out op 33/1
5th
12
1
1011-10
9/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: B J Geraghty
Held up, badly hampered 5th, closed approaching final hurdle to track leaders, lost place and no impression over 1f out op 11/1 tchd 12/1

Also Ran

F
3
7/2
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Raced in 3rd, fell 5th op 3/1 tchd 4/1

Non-Runners

NR
2
Lieutenant Colonel
911-10
33/1
T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell

Betting Breakdown

€1.50€1.10, €2.10
€4.80€31.20€6.37

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