15:40 Thurles

Thursday 21 February 2019

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    Killinan Maiden Hurdle

  • 5YO plus  |   3m  |   Good  |   8 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 15:40  |   Winning time: 5m 49.0s
1st
Horse silk
1
4/1
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
Chased leaders, pushed along briefly after 1st, reminder after 2nd, 6th from 3rd, soon progress, on terms from 9th, led from 4 out, went on approaching 3 out, stayed on strongly straight, easily op 9/2 tchd 5/1
2nd
Horse silk
36
6
12/1
T: E J O'GradyJ: B J Geraghty
Chased leaders, 4th from 3rd, slight mistake 4th, pushed along briefly before 9th, 3rd approaching 3 out where slight mistake and no impression, remote 2nd and one pace last op 10/1
3rd
Horse silk
6
7
7/2
T: M F MorrisJ: M A Enright
Slightly impeded early and towards rear briefly, closed up from 2nd, 3rd after next, soon 2nd, on terms 7th, slight mistake 8th, headed from 4 out, not match winner approaching 3 out where not fluent, dropped to remote 3rd and one pace last op 4/1
4th
Horse silk
31
3
10/3
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Prominent, a little keen, on terms 2nd, soon led, joined 7th, slight mistake 4 out, soon headed and weakened, not fluent 3 out op 3/1
5th
Horse silk
13
5
6/4f
T: N MeadeJ: S W Flanagan
Chased leaders, 5th from 3rd, soon progress, reminder after 8th, slight mistake 9th and under pressure, weakened from 4 out op 13/8

Also Ran

PU
Horse silk
4
100/1
T: P ByrneJ: A Ring
In rear, under pressure from 5th, no danger approaching 7th, soon pulled up
F
Horse silk
8
100/1
T: E McCarthyJ: D E Mullins
Led, slight mistake 2nd and joined, soon headed, lost position after 3rd, dropped towards rear 5th, soon no danger, completely tailed off approaching 9th, soon pulled up
PU
Horse silk
9
50/1
T: T CumminsJ: P T Enright
Towards rear, no danger from 8th, tailed off from next, soon pulled up

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Non-Runners

2
Horse silk
The Red Menace38
Weight: 11-9|  Age: 5
T: N Meade  J: J M Moore
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€5.40Pl:€1.70, €2.80, €1.02EX:€57.90Trifecta:€90.20SF:€47.19

Forecasts

Narcissistic (6/4), Castle North (10/3), Baily Gorse (7/2), Invincible Cave (4/1), The Red Menace (4/1), The Longest Time (12/1), Kilbeg Bernie (50/1), Go Hard Or Go Home (100/1), Buckbasil (100/1)

Verdict

The drop in trip went against NARCISSISTIC last time and upped to 3m here he could be a tough nut to crack. Castle North disappointed in bumpers but his powerful yard should find the key to him sooner or later. The Red Menace is improving which each run and gives Noel Meade a strong hand in this race.
  1. Narcissistic
  2. Castle North
  3. The Red Menace

Previous Winners

2018
Massey's Wood
Weight: 11-12  |Age: 6
10/3

Prize Money

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

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