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Marshes Shopping Centre Ladies Day 12th July Apprentice Handicap (45-65)

1m 4f  |   Standard  |   14 Runners  |   Polytrack

Weighed In

Off time: 20:04  |   Winning time: 2m 35.77s

1st
12
(5)
13/2
T: Mrs D A LoveJ: B M Coen (4)
Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, headway on outer to challenge 2f out, under pressure and kept on inside final furlong, led close home op 6/1
2nd
sh
6
(2)
3/1f
T: P MartinJ: K J Leonard
Tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, headway travelling well early straight and soon challenged, ridden to lead 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, headed close home op 11/4
3rd
nk
8
(13)
11/2
T: Ross O'SullivanJ: D E Sheehy (2)
Tracked leader, headway to dispute 4f out, ridden early straight, under pressure and headed under 2f out, kept on inside final furlong op 6/1
4th
1
2
(7)
18/1
T: T G McCourtJ: D E Hogan (2)
Towards rear, headway approaching straight and challenged 2f out, ridden and headed 1f out, no impression inside final furlong op 16/1
5th
sh
9
(10)
7/1
T: M C GrassickJ: D W O'Connor
Held up towards rear, pushed along and some headway on outer early straight, ridden to go 5th 1f out, kept on inside final furlong tchd 8/1
6th
2 ½
5
(14)
14/1
T: N MaddenJ: T P Madden
Held up in rear of mid-division, pushed along approaching straight and no impression under 2f out, kept on one pace op 16/1
7th
nk
1
(3)
16/1
T: A McGuinnessJ: T M Sherry (7)
Mid-division, ridden early straight and no impression under 2f out, kept on one pace inside final furlong op 12/1 tchd 11/1
8th
nse
7
(8)
25/1
T: Anthony McCannJ: G M Ryan (4)
Held up in rear of mid-division, pushed along and some headway on inner 2f out, ridden over 1f out and no impression inside final furlong tchd 33/1
9th
1
4
(9)
8/1
T: A J MartinJ: O J Orr
Held up in rear of mid-division, pushed along approaching straight and no impression under 2f out, kept on one pace op 12/1
10th
1 ¼
13
(12)
40/1
T: J MorrisonJ: N M Crosse (4)
Slowly into stride, in rear, never a factor, pushed along and no impression approaching straight, kept on one pace outer final furlong op 50/1
11th
hd
3
(6)
16/1
T: A McGuinnessJ: Zoe Boardman (7)
Rear of mid-division, pushed along early straight and no impression under 2f out, no extra op 14/1
12th
nk
10
(11)
14/1
T: Denis HoganJ: D P Linehan (2)
Mid-division, ridden early straight and no impression over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong op 16/1
13th
6
14
(1)
50/1
T: W J FitzpatrickJ: D M Melia (4)
Led, joined 4f out, pushed along and headed early straight, soon no extra, weakened
14th
1 ½
11
(4)
108-13
16/1
T: R K WatsonJ: S P Bird (7)
Mid-division on inner, pushed along and no impression under 2f out, ridden and no extra over 1f out, weakened op 14/1

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Betting

Forecast

Easy Boy (3/1), Universal Focus (11/2), Solar Heat (13/2), King Of Aran (7/1), Our Rachael (8/1), Pass The Ball (14/1), Heavy Artillery (14/1), Specific Gravity (16/1), Black Label (16/1), Shamar (16/1), Ben Rumson (18/1), Konig Hall (25/1), Invincible Don (40/1), Sinntani (50/1)

Verdict
Winner over C&D last month UNIVERSAL FOCUS made a most promising return to the track when beating The Plan Man ½L keeping on well in the final furlong beating 11 rivals and another bold show looks likely here. C&D winners Specific Gravity, Ben Rumson and Black Label can fight for minor honours here.
  1. Universal Focus
  2. Ben Rumson
  3. Black Label
Prize Money
1st:
€6,160.00
2nd:
€1,910.00
3rd:
€910.00
4th:
€410.00
5th:
€160.00

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