17:15 Clonmel

Friday 8 June 2018

All17:1517:4518:2018:5519:3020:0520:40
  • BBQ Evening At Clonmel Races Maiden Hurdle
  • 5YO plus  |   2m 110y  |   Good (Good to Firm in places)  |   16 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 17:15  |   Winning time: 3m 58.7s
1st
Horse silk
5
5/4f
T: H De BromheadJ: M P Walsh
Tracked leaders, improved to dispute after 3rd, led 4th, shaken up briefly to go clear before last, easily tchd 6/5
2nd
Horse silk
12
1
40/1
T: R P McNamaraJ: C P McNamara (7)
Held up early, improved to chase leaders after 2nd, 6th halfway, ridden after 3 out, under pressure before straight, mistake 2 out, stayed on run-in into 2nd close home op 33/1
3rd
Horse silk
½
2
6/4
T: J P O'BrienJ: J J Slevin
Chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden entering straight, under pressure in 3rd 2 out, kept on same pace from last op 7/4 tchd 11/8
4th
Horse silk
1 ¾
15
66/1
T: W J BurkeJ: J J Burke
Held up early, soon mid-division, progress into 4th 3 out, improved into 2nd entering straight, ridden 2 out, soon no impression on leader, no extra run-in
5th
Horse silk
1 ½
8
8/1
T: P MooneyJ: M F Mooney
Chased leaders early, mid-division before 4th, pushed along in 8th after 3 out, under pressure in 5th 2 out, kept on same pace from before last op 15/2 tchd 17/2
6th
Horse silk
sh
11
16/1
T: M F MorrisJ: Rachael Blackmore
Led, headed after 1st and chased leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden entering straight, under pressure in 4th 2 out, slight mistake last, kept on one pace tchd 18/1
7th
Horse silk
¾
13
50/1
T: G P CromwellJ: G N Fox
Mid-division best, ridden and no impression 3 out, kept on one pace straight op 33/1
8th
Horse silk
21
16
25/1
T: H De BromheadJ: A E Lynch
Mid-division best, ridden into 6th and no impression after 3 out, no extra before straight tchd 28/1
9th
Horse silk
8
7
100/1
T: J R FinnJ: K C Sexton
Held up towards rear, ridden in 10th and no impression after 3 out, no extra before straight
10th
Horse silk
8
14
100/1
T: P J RothwellJ: J P O'Sullivan (7)
Mistake 1st, towards rear for most, ridden and no impression 3 out
11th
Horse silk
18
4
100/1
T: S FaheyJ: I J McCarthy
Held up early, swift progress to dispute briefly before 2nd, 2nd halfway, slight mistake 5th and slight slow 4 out, weakened after 3 out op 50/1
12th
Horse silk
11
10
33/1
T: W J BurkeJ: P T Enright
Mid-division early, towards rear from 2nd, no impression 3 out tchd 40/1
13th
Horse silk
22
3
50/1
T: R P RathJ: A McCurtin (5)
Prominent, led after 1st, joined after 3rd, headed 4th, dropped to 5th halfway, weakened before 3 out op 40/1
14th
Horse silk
22
12
100/1
T: J M BurkeJ: F J Hayes (7)
Held up early, mid-division halfway, weakened before 3 out op 66/1
15th
Horse silk
31
18
25/1
T: J P O'BrienJ: J S McGarvey
Mid-division early, towards rear from 2nd, ridden and no impression 3 out, weakened and tailed off op 18/1

Also Ran

PU
Horse silk
9
100/1
T: P BreenJ: A W Short (5)
Mid-division early, towards rear from 2nd, weakened 4th, pulled up before 2 out

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Non-Runners

19
Horse silk
Jenel
Weight: 11-5|  Age: 5
T: P Cluskey  J: Reserve 1
NR
20
Horse silk
Harry O57
Weight: 11-12|  Age: 7
T: G Murphy  J: Reserve 2
NR
17
Horse silk
Nellie Don It386
Weight: 11-5|  Age: 8
T: T Foley  J: R Loughran
WD
21
Horse silk
Can You Believe It
Weight: 11-12|  Age: 5
T: J P O'Brien  J: Reserve 3
NR
6
Horse silk
Elegant Dan19
Weight: 11-12|  Age: 5
T: D M O'Brien  J: S W Flanagan
WD

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€2.30Pl:€1.02, €8.50, €1.50EX:€70.40Trifecta:€167.20SF:€65.27

Forecasts

Duc D'Allier (5/4), Border Control (6/4), King's War (8/1), Can You Believe It (8/1), Nellie Don It (14/1), Sizing Joshua (16/1), Milomynit (25/1), Presenting Lilly (25/1), Sheldon Cooper (33/1), Jenel (33/1), Elegant Dan (33/1), Analytical Mindset (40/1), Aasleagh Dawn (50/1), Captain Leo (50/1), Harry O (50/1), Indian Music (66/1), Golan Diamond (100/1), Golden Phantom (100/1), Dark Lightning (100/1), Turnpike Thunder (100/1), Rebel Power (100/1)

Verdict

The Joseph O'Brien-trained Border Control is likely to be popular in the market following a promising fourth of 18 behind Black Key in a Listowel maiden hurdle on Monday but DUC D'ALLIER from the Henry De Bromhead yard was showing plenty of spark on his racecourse debut at Punchestown recently to make him a worthy selection here in the opener. Sizing Joshua who is expected to improve and Kings War can battle for the minors here.
  1. Duc D'Allier
  2. Border Control
  3. King's War

Previous Winners

2017
Dawn In The Park
Weight: 11-5  |Age: 5
7/4

Prize Money

1st: €6,775.002nd: €2,101.003rd: €1,001.004th: €451.005th: €176.00

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