18:35 Down Royal

Friday 25 May 2018

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North Down Marquees Handicap Hurdle (80-95)

2m 3f 110y  |   Good (watering)  |   20 Runners  |   Turf

Weighed In

Off time: 18:36  |   Winning time: 4m 36.9s

1st
14
711-2
12/1
T: H SmythJ: A E Lynch
Held up, raced in 15th early, some headway when slight mistake 3 out, ridden to chase leaders from before last, challenged and led run-in, quickly asserted, stayed on well
2nd
4 ¾
20
510-12
7/1
T: K ThorntonJ: D Meyler
Prominent, on terms 3 out, led next, quickly pressed until attempted to assert from before last and went on, reduced lead and headed run-in, one pace op 9/1
3rd
1 ½
12
6/1
T: M TorrensJ: S D Torrens (7)
Tracked leaders, challenged and every chance from 2 out, kept on same pace from before last op 7/1
4th
2 ½
7
14/1
T: Anthony McCannJ: J M Moore
Held up, raced in 14th early, mistake 3rd, closed and effort from before 2 out, kept on same pace from before last tchd 16/1
5th
¾
19
33/1
T: F OakesJ: J B Kane (5)
Held up, raced in 16th early, switched left to outer from between last 2 and headway, kept on well without threatening run-in
6th
3 ½
6
6/1
T: J P O'BrienJ: M P Walsh
Chased leaders, slight mistake 3 out, kept on same pace from before last tchd 13/2
7th
3 ¼
13
7/1
T: J J HanlonJ: Katie O'Farrell (7)
Raced in 9th early, slight mistake 5th, effort and kept on same pace from 2 out
8th
½
15
9/1
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
Raced in 10th early, closed up to challenge when slight mistake 2 out, kept on same pace from before last op 15/2
9th
5 ½
16
20/1
T: L LennonJ: Mr L P Gilligan (7)
Prominent, on terms 7th, headed and slight mistake 2 out, no extra when slight mistake last op 25/1
10th
nk
8
20/1
T: A J MartinJ: P E Corbett (3)
Raced in 11th early, slight mistake 4th, soon headway, no extra when not fluent last
11th
hd
3
25/1
T: N C KellyJ: D E Mullins
Held up, raced in 17th early, headway when slight mistake 3 out, no extra when not fluent last op 33/1
12th
¾
17
25/1
T: D J BarryJ: J S McGarvey
Raced in 12th early, headway when slight mistake 4th, no extra from before last
13th
3 ½
10
9/2f
T: E SheehyJ: R P Treacy (5)
A little keen early and raced in 8th, soon chased leaders, no extra from before last op 7/1
14th
2 ½
5
12/1
T: P G FaheyJ: B Browne (5)
Raced in 13th early, some headway from before 2 out, no extra from before last
15th
12
4
25/1
T: J J LambeJ: L A McKenna (7)
Tracked leaders, 5th early, no extra from between last 2 op 33/1
16th
3 ¾
18
33/1
T: Eoin BarryJ: S W Flanagan
Raced in 6th early, not fluent 6th, no extra from between last 2
17th
32
1
50/1
T: Alan WellsJ: A Ring (3)
Soon towards rear, slight mistake 4th and reminder, no danger from before 2 out, tailed off
18th
4 ¼
9
33/1
T: Patrick RooneyJ: C D Maxwell
Soon towards rear, slight mistake 2nd, reminder 6th, no danger 2 out, tailed off
19th
2
11
33/1
T: Peter CrokeJ: A W Short (5)
Soon led, some slight mistakes, joined 7th, soon headed, no extra from 3 out, tailed off
20th
30
2
14/1
T: T J TaaffeJ: J J Slevin
Soon towards rear, no danger approaching 2 out, completely tailed off op 16/1

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Betting

Forecast

Grey Mountain Mist (9/2), Hide The Biscuit (6/1), Aquarian (6/1), Oromo (7/1), Redwood Boy (7/1), Thisonesforollie (9/1), Zagnzig (12/1), Welmeetintheoffice (12/1), Authorative (14/1), Belle Helene (14/1), Maureen's Star (20/1), Bard Of Armagh (20/1), Canadian Steel (25/1), Boston Oscar (25/1), Don't Be Hasty (25/1), Ice Ice Baby (33/1), Forpaddythecaptain (33/1), Ashbourne Allstar (33/1), Juniors Angel (33/1), Lady Margorie (50/1)

Verdict
Competitive stuff despite the low grade. Weelmeetintheoffice, Aquarian and Thisonesforollie are all on the shortlist. Market support for Juniors Angel on handicap debut with the blinkers on should be noted. Preference is for GREY MOUNTAIN MIST who has been winning off higher marks over fences and can take advantage of the lower hurdles mark.
  1. Grey Mountain Mist
  2. Aquarian
  3. Thisonesforollie

Previous Winners

2017
Station Closed
Weight: 11-1  |Age: 9
Weight: 11-1  |  
Age: 9  |  
J: D N Russell
  |  
T: G Elliott
9/2
Prize Money
1st:
€6,160.00
2nd:
€1,910.00
3rd:
€910.00
4th:
€410.00
5th:
€160.00

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