12:40 Down Royal

Saturday 2 November 2019

All12:4013:1513:5014:2514:5515:3016:05

    Value Cabs 3-Y-O Hurdle

  • 3YO only  |   2m 100y  |   Soft (Heavy in places)  |   10 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 12:40  |   Winning time: 4m 10.1s
1st
Horse silk
1
2/1
T: J P O'BrienJ: J J Slevin
Tracked leader in 2nd, led before 3 out, not fluent 3 out, soon clear travelling well, slight mistake 2 out, well clear at last, stayed on strongly run-in, very easily op 15/8
2nd
Horse silk
20
7
9/1
T: S R B CrawfordJ: P E Corbett
Rear of mid-division on inner, headway into close 4th on outer when bad mistake 3 out, soon moderate 4th, went moderate 3rd and ridden 2 out, moderate 3rd at last, 3rd when checked inside final furlong, went 2nd close home, not trouble winner
3rd
Horse silk
nk
10
8/1
T: N MeadeJ: S W Flanagan
Tracked leaders on inner, slight mistakes 1st and 6th, ridden in 3rd 3 out, no impression on winner in 2nd 2 out, moderate 2nd at last, drifted right inside final furlong, dropped to 3rd close home op 9/1
4th
Horse silk
3 ¼
8
6/4f
T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell
Tracked leaders, 2nd and slight mistake 3 out, soon ridden, dropped to moderate 4th 2 out, soon no impression op 13/8 tchd 11/8
5th
Horse silk
16
3
310-12
33/1
T: J LarkinJ: C D Maxwell
Mid-division, pushed along in moderate 5th before 2 out, soon ridden, no impression in 5th when mistake at last op 50/1
6th
Horse silk
23
2
311-4
9/2
T: T O'BrienJ: C P McNamara (7)
Led, ridden and headed before 3 out, soon weakened
7th
Horse silk
70
5
310-12
10/1
T: J P O'BrienJ: S A Shortall
Always towards rear, hampered and rider briefly lost iron at 3rd, never a factor

Also Ran

UR
Horse silk
4
66/1
T: R K WatsonJ: P J O'Hanlon (7)
Towards rear, mistake and unseated rider at 3rd
PU
Horse silk
6
50/1
T: Gary McGillJ: C J Orr (5)
Jinked right at start and slowly away, always behind, ran out approaching 3 out
PU
Horse silk
9
310-12
66/1
T: Mrs S DawsonJ: A W Short (3)
Mid-division, weakened after halfway, pulled up before 3 out

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Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€3.00Pl:€1.30, €2.80, €1.90EX:€20.00Trifecta:€90.40SF:€22.85

Forecasts

Saint D'Oroux (6/4), A Wave Of The Sea (2/1), Leahman (9/2), Laura Bullion (8/1), Khanmurjan (9/1), Colfer Me (10/1), Anycity (33/1), It's All Gucci (50/1), Ballydrislane (66/1), Slainte (66/1)

Verdict

A Wave Of The Sea looks to be the better of the previous winners, with his form appearing stronger than that of Leahman. Joseph O'Brien's charge sets the standard but he concedes a penalty and, with Gordon Elliott saddling five winners here on Friday (last year's winner of this race amongst them), beware the French import SAINT D'OROUX. He was second on his one hurdles run before leaving the continent and could have plenty more to come now. Laura Bullion and hurdling newcomer Anycity are also considered.
  1. Saint D'oroux
  2. A Wave Of The Sea
  3. Leahman

Previous Winners

2018
Coeur Sublime
Weight: 10-12  |Age: 3
8/11

Prize Money

1st: €9,000.002nd: €3,000.003rd: €1,500.004th: €750.005th: €450.006th: €300.00

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