15:40 Down Royal Sat 3 November 2018

  • Rainbow Communications Handicap Chase
  • 3m, Good to Yielding
  • 11 Runners
  • Winner€9,856.002nd€3,056.003rd€1,455.004th€657.005th€257.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:6m 18.9sOff time:15:41:13
1st
12
20/1
T: R K WatsonJ: A Ring
Held up towards rear, headway on outer approaching 3 out, challenged next where slight mistake, switched right before last and led early run-in, ridden and kept on well op 16/1
2nd
4
10
14/1
T: Peter FaheyJ: D J Mullins
Soon led, slight mistake 10th, pushed along after 3 out and strongly pressed next, soon edged left, headed early run-in and no impression on winner op 12/1
3rd
nk
8
11/2
T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell
Mid-division, some headway after 4 out, pecked next, soon ridden and no impression in 4th after 2 out, kept on one pace run-in op 7/2
4th
1
7
13/2
T: Miss E DoyleJ: S W Flanagan
Tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden and lost place after 3 out, 6th next, kept on one pace run-in op 7/1 tchd 6/1
5th
1 ¼
1
12/1
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
Mid-division, slight mistakes 6th and 5 out, closer approaching 3 out and pushed along to go 3rd 2 out, mistake last and no extra run-in
6th
2
4
14/1
T: J P DempseyJ: L P Dempsey
Tracked leader, 2nd halfway, slight mistake 10th, pushed along approaching 3 out and no impression in 5th 2 out, soon ridden and no extra run-in op 10/1 tchd 9/1
7th
5 ½
3
5/2f
T: D A McLoughlinJ: L P Gilligan (7)
Mid-division, 5th halfway, lost place and not clear run after 4 out, 9th before next, ridden and no impression after 3 out, kept on one pace op 7/2
8th
46
2
811-10
33/1
T: P GriffinJ: A W Short (3)
Always towards rear, never a factor, in rear before halfway, detached before 9th and reminders, no extra, tailed off

Also Ran

PU
6
14/1
T: N C KellyJ: C J Orr (7)
Always towards rear, never a factor, slight mistakes 1st and 10th, detached before 5 out, no extra and pulled up before 3 out
T: Joseph P O'BrienJ: J J Slevin
Rear of mid-division, slight mistake 6th, pushed along in touch when fell 3 out op 13/2
PU
11
7/1
T: S J MahonJ: P Townend
Tracked leaders, 4th when reminders after 8th, ridden and no extra after 3 out, weakened, behind and pulled up before last op 12/1

Non-Runners

NR
5
Pi Ahio
611-3
20/1
T: H RogersJ: Rachael Blackmore

Betting Breakdown

€33.50€7.10, €6.10, €1.90
€615.70€1,194.60€273.04€1,770.84

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