15:30 Fairyhouse

Sunday 7 April 2019

All13:5014:2014:5515:3016:0016:3517:05

    Fairyhouse Easter Festival Novice Hurdle (Grade 2)

  • 4YO plus  |   Class 1  |   2m 4f  |   Good to Yielding (Good in places)  |   12 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 15:30  |   Winning time: 4m 53.9s
1st
Horse silk
6
33/1
T: H De BromheadJ: Rachael Blackmore
Soon prominent, on terms 3 out, led before straight, soon joined, gained narrow lead from last, stayed on well new market
2nd
Horse silk
¾
13
5/4f
T: E MullinsJ: D J Mullins
Soon chased leaders, 4th from 3rd, on terms 3 out, 2nd before straight, quickly disputed lead again, narrowly headed from last, kept on without matching winner after old market op 7/4 tchd 15/8 new market
3rd
Horse silk
nk
1
511-10
9/2
T: W P MullinsJ: Ruby Walsh
Waited with, last from 3rd, closer in 6th before straight, effort in 3rd at last, kept on without matching front pair run-in old market tchd 9/2 new market
4th
Horse silk
2 ¼
5
16/1
T: W P MullinsJ: D E Mullins
Jumped slightly right at times, soon prominent, 4th before straight, not much room after 2 out, kept on without matching principals from before last new market
5th
Horse silk
nk
10
9/1
T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell
Waited with, 10th from 3rd, disputed 8th before straight, kept on without matching principals from before last new market
6th
Horse silk
3
15
25/1
T: T MullinsJ: J M Moore
Waited with, 11th from 3rd, headway on outer from 7th, slight mistake 3 out, 3rd before straight, kept on same pace from before last new market
7th
Horse silk
15
2
8/1
T: O McKiernanJ: D F O'Regan
Soon chased leaders, 5th from 3rd, dropped to 10th before straight, soon no extra new market
8th
Horse silk
2 ¾
14
66/1
T: P A FahyJ: J S McGarvey
Mid-division early, pushed along briefly after 2nd, 9th from 3rd, soon headway, chasing leaders and slight mistake 7th, soon not much room briefly between horses, disputed 8th before straight, no impression 2 out, soon no extra new market
9th
Horse silk
25
3
12/1
T: N MeadeJ: S W Flanagan
Mid-division early, 7th from 3rd, slight mistake and pushed along 5th, soon lost place and dropped to rear, no impression before 7th, soon no extra new market
10th
Horse silk
1 ½
8
25/1
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
Mid-division early, pushed along at stages, 6th from 3rd, 7th before straight, no impression 2 out, soon no extra new market

Also Ran

PU
Horse silk
7
33/1
T: A FlemingJ: D Meyler
Waited with, 8th from 3rd, not fluent 3 out, soon no extra and pulled up old market op 28/1 new market
PU
Horse silk
9
711-5
8/1
T: W P MullinsJ: Mr P W Mullins
Soon led, joined 3 out, headed before straight and soon no extra, pulled up before last new market op 9/1

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Non-Runners

12
Horse silk
Voix Des Tiep29
Weight: 11-5|  Age: 7
T: W P Mullins  J: B Hayes
WD
11
Horse silk
School Boy Hours17
Weight: 11-5|  Age: 6
T: N Meade  J: M P Walsh
NR
4
Horse silk
Capuccimix52
Weight: 11-5|  Age: 6
T: H De Bromhead  J: R M Power
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€25.30Pl:€5.80, €1.10, €1.60EX:€144.20Trifecta:€1,324.40SF:€77.92

Forecasts

Zero Ten (5/4), Easy Game (9/2), Gallant John Joe (8/1), Harrie (8/1), School Boy Hours (8/1), Milan Native (9/1), Voix Des Tiep (10/1), Cap York (12/1), Castlebawn West (16/1), Capuccimix (20/1), Court Maid (25/1), Final List (25/1), Dommage Pour Toi (33/1), Espanito Bello (33/1), Awayinthewest (66/1)

Verdict

Trainer Willie Mullins has saddled three of the last eight winners of this contest, two, Shaneshill and Gold Cup winner Al Boum Photo coming in the last four renewals. The handlers EASY GAME can take the prize here and get back to winning ways following a below par run in the Grade 1 Ballymore novices hurdle at the Cheltenham festival. The five-year-old gelding can see off the attentions of potential improver Zero Ten and last time out conqueror of Mister Blue Sky, Gallant John Joe.
  1. Easy Game
  2. Zero Ten
  3. Gallant John Joe

Previous Winners

2018
Pallasator
Weight: 11-5  |Age: 9
12/1

Prize Money

1st: €25,075.002nd: €8,075.003rd: €3,825.004th: €1,701.005th: €850.006th: €425.00

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