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Thursday 9 August 2018

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Driftwood Restaurant Rosses Point Handicap Hurdle (80-102) (Div 2)

2m  |   Good (Good to Firm in places)  |   13 Runners  |   Turf

Weighed In

Off time: 18:42  |   Winning time: 3m 47.9s

1st
1
3/1f
T: T MullinsJ: M P Walsh
Tracked leaders on inner, niggled along briefly 3 out, close 3rd 2 out, ridden to dispute lead before last, led after last, stayed on well inside final furlong op 7/2
2nd
1 ½
6
4/1
T: K ThorntonJ: D Meyler
Tracked leader in 2nd, improved to dispute lead and bad mistake 2 out, soon ridden and strongly pressed headed after last, kept on same pace in 2nd inside final furlong op 6/1
3rd
4 ¼
8
33/1
T: A A HowardJ: S D Torrens (7)
Mid-division on inner, 6th 3 out, ridden in 6th after next, went 4th at last, kept on inside final furlong
4th
5 ½
15
33/1
T: I MaddenJ: A W Short (5)
Held up, 7th 3 out, ridden in 7th next, 6th at last, kept on without threatening run-in
5th
4 ¾
10
8/1
T: P J FlynnJ: M A Enright
Tracked leaders, 5th 3 out, ridden in 4th next, no impression
6th
hd
7
7/2
T: P CluskeyJ: M J Bolger
Led, ridden and joined 2 out, headed before last, no impression tchd 4/1
7th
1
5
10/1
T: Peter FaheyJ: R Loughran
Tracked leaders, ridden in 5th on outer after 2 out, soon no impression op 9/1
8th
2
9
8/1
T: Norman LeeJ: D J O'Keeffe (7)
Mid-division, 8th 3 out, soon ridden and no impression op 6/1
9th
1 ¾
11
9/1
T: D BuddsJ: B J Cooper
Towards rear, no impression from 3 out, never a factor
10th
2 ½
4
25/1
T: M J McDonaghJ: D J McInerney (3)
Rear of mid-division, 9th on outer 3 out, soon ridden and no impression
11th
15
13
410-8
25/1
T: Denis HoganJ: D G Hogan
Always behind, mistake 3 out, mostly eased from 2 out, never a factor
12th
19
12
33/1
T: Mrs G CallaghanJ: A E Lynch
Rear of mid-division, no impression from 4 out, never a factor

Also Ran

PU
14
50/1
T: M FlanneryJ: A Ring (3)
Always behind and always struggling, tailed off before halfway, pulled up before 4 out op 33/1

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Non-Runners

2
Boris Grishenko76
Weight: 11-10|  Age: 5
T: G Elliott  J: D F O'Regan
3
Solar Heat17
Weight: 11-10|  Age: 9
T: Mrs D A Love  J: B Browne
Betting

Forecast

Arctic Light (3/1), Boris Grishenko (3/1), Ciankyle (7/2), Guido Reni (4/1), Jessamine (8/1), Oskar High (8/1), Ted Bach (9/1), Racing Stripes (10/1), Solar Heat (12/1), Wildcatted (25/1), Wicket (25/1), End Play (33/1), Baby Bellini (33/1), Grinditout (33/1), Dandy Bridge (50/1)

Verdict
Handicap debutant BORIS GRISHENKO can register his first victory over hurdles now switched to handicaps. The selection represents a top yard and can get the better of Arctic Light who can finish runner-up on his return from a break. Third place can go to Jessamine who is lightly raced over hurdles and remains open to improvement.
  1. Boris Grishenko
  2. Arctic Light
  3. Jessamine
Prize Money
1st:
€7,084.00
2nd:
€2,197.00
3rd:
€1,046.00
4th:
€471.00
5th:
€184.00

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