18:35 Limerick

Friday 20 April 2018

All16:3017:0017:3518:0518:3519:0519:35

    Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares Beginners Chase

  • 5YO plus  |   2m 3f 120y  |   Heavy (Soft to Heavy in places)  |   7 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 18:35  |   Winning time: 5m 31.9s
1st
Horse silk
4
2/1
T: T O'BrienJ: D J McInerney (5)
Held up, 5th halfway, improved into moderate 3rd 4 out, 2nd next, closed on clear leader after 3 out, led before 2 out where slight mistake, asserted before last, pushed out briefly run-in, easily
2nd
Horse silk
14
6
1111-7
9/1
T: Miss D O'SheaJ: B Hayes
Led and disputed, led after 5th, 5-lengths clear before 8th, left well clear 5 out, reduced advantage after 3 out, headed before 2 out, ridden and no extra before last, kept on one pace op 8/1 tchd 10/1
3rd
Horse silk
6
2
6/1
T: E M O'SullivanJ: C A Landers (7)
Held up towards rear, progress into moderate 4th 3 out, soon ridden and no impression, no impression in 3rd and slight mistake 2 out, kept on one pace op 8/1
4th
Horse silk
12
1
10/1
T: L CaseyJ: P T Enright
Mid-division, 4th halfway, progress into 2nd 4 out, 3rd next, soon ridden, no extra entering straight, 4th 2 out, kept on one pace op 7/1 tchd 11/1
5th
Horse silk
4 ¾
5
25/1
T: M A CahillJ: A W Short (5)
Always towards rear, ridden and no impression 4 out, soon no extra, kept on one pace behind op 16/1
6th
Horse silk
46
3
33/1
T: N LeeJ: A E Lynch
Close up and disputed, headed after 5th, dropped to 3rd at 6th, slight mistake next, dropped to moderate 5th 6 out, slight mistake 3 out, soon weakened and tailed off

Also Ran

UR
Horse silk
7
6/4f
T: G ElliottJ: K M Donoghue
Chased leaders, improved into 2nd at 6th, slight mistake next, 5-lengths 2nd when mistake and unseated rider 5 out

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Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€2.80Pl:€1.10, €3.70EX:€17.50Trifecta:€93.10SF:€19.31

Forecasts

Moonlight Escape (6/4), Lakemilan (2/1), Gold Smoke (6/1), Zipporah (9/1), Field Exhibition (10/1), Theatre Run (25/1), Harry Smiles (33/1)

Verdict

Tough and game mare over hurdles since the turn of the year MOONLIGHT ESCAPE will be expected to transfer her solid timber form to the larger obstacles on chasing debut here following a win at Cork earlier this month. Lakeinmilan and Gold Smoke are the best of the rest.
  1. Moonlight Escape
  2. Lakemilan
  3. Gold Smoke

Prize Money

1st: €9,240.002nd: €2,865.003rd: €1,365.004th: €615.005th: €240.00

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