15:00 Thurles Thu 22 February 2018

  • Thurles Racecourse Michael Purcell Memorial Novice Hurdle (Grade 3) (Class 1)
  • 2m 4f, Soft (Soft to Heavy in places)
  • 6 Runners
  • Winner€26,550.002nd€8,550.003rd€4,050.004th€1,800.005th€899.006th€450.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:5m 23.9sOff time:15:01:36
1st
2
7/1
T: G ElliottJ: Rachael Blackmore
Tracked leaders, 3rd after 4 out, headway to lead 2 out, ridden to assert approaching last where left clear, kept on well op 8/1 tchd 13/2
2nd
14
3
7/2
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, headway 3 out, ridden and no impression in 3rd after 2 out, left moderate 2nd last, no extra tchd 10/3 and 4/1
3rd
7
5
15/8f
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: R M Power
Prominent and disputed lead, led 5th, joined 4 out and soon pushed along, headed before next, no impression in 4th early straight, no extra approaching last where left moderate 3rd tchd 7/4 and 2/1
4th
7
1
4/1
T: T O'BrienJ: D E Splaine
Towards rear, pushed along after 4 out, ridden and no impression in 5th after 3 out, no extra, left moderate 4th last
5th
41
4
7/1
T: W P MullinsJ: D E Mullins
Led or disputed lead, headed 5th, pushed along after 4 out and no impression in rear before next, weakened op 13/2 tchd 6/1

Also Ran

F
6
8/1
T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell
Tracked leaders, 2nd after 6th, disputed 4 out and led before next, headed 2 out, ridden and no impression on winner when fell last tchd 9/1

Betting Breakdown

€8.10€3.10, €2.20
€21.50€137.20€31.90

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