15:35 Leopardstown Sun 4 February 2018

  • Unibet Irish Gold Cup (Grade 1) (Class 1)
  • 3m, Soft
  • 10 Runners
  • Winner€113,000.002nd€38,000.003rd€18,000.004th€8,000.005th€4,000.006th€1,000.007th€1,000.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:6m 24.9sOff time:15:35:28
1st
4
911-10
33/1
T: Joseph P O'BrienJ: Mr D O'Connor
Soon towards rear, last at 7th, closed to track leaders in 4th before straight where raced on outer, stayed on well run-in to lead close home op 50/1 tchd 66/1
2nd
nk
9
1011-10
6/1
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
Always prominent, 2nd at 7th, on terms before straight, headed before last where left in lead, strongly pressed and stayed on well run-in, headed close home op 5/1
3rd
10
3
911-10
13/2
T: W P MullinsJ: Mr P W Mullins
Soon led, almost joined from 4 out, joined from before straight, headed before last, no extra and one pace run-in op 7/1 tchd 6/1
4th
5 ½
8
811-10
9/4f
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: R M Power
Soon tracked leaders, 4th at 7th, almost on terms from 4 out, bad mistake 2 out and not recover, kept on same pace without threatening straight op 10/3
5th
12
10
8/1
T: H de BromheadJ: S W Flanagan
Mid-division early, 6th at 7th, slight mistake 11th, pushed along before 2 out, no extra and kept on same pace from before last op 7/1
6th
7 ½
1
25/1
T: M F MorrisJ: Rachael Blackmore
Soon tracked leaders, 3rd at 7th, pushed along before 2 out, soon one pace op 33/1

Also Ran

F
2
7/1
T: A J MartinJ: B J Geraghty
Held up, 7th at 7th, pushed along in 9th approaching 2 out where fell heavily tchd 13/2
F
5
5/1
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Towards rear, slight mistakes early, 8th at 7th, closed up travelling smoothly to be prominent before straight, led before last where fell op 9/2 tchd 11/2
PU
6
1011-10
14/1
T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell
Soon towards rear, 9th at 7th, slow jump 8th, soon pulled up op 12/1
F
7
12/1
T: Jonjo O'NeillJ: M P Walsh
Chased leaders, 5th at 7th, no impression straight and fell last op 10/1

Betting Breakdown

€61.00€9.70, €1.90, €2.10
€382.80€4,861.80€227.45€1,480.98

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