14:35 Punchestown

Saturday 16 November 2019

All12:1512:5013:2514:0014:3515:1015:4016:00

    Kildare Now Maiden Hurdle

  • 4YO only  |   2m 4f 50y  |   Soft (Soft to Heavy in Places)  |   22 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 14:35  |   Winning time: 5m 17.8s
1st
Horse silk
2
3/10f
T: W P MullinsJ: M P Walsh
Disputed lead, headed 5th, improved to dispute lead 3 out, travelling well when slight mistake 2 out, led before last, pushed along run-in, stayed on well, reduced advantage close home tchd 2/7
2nd
Horse silk
½
18
9/1
T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell
Tracked leaders, pushed along after 2 out, ridden in 4th at last, went 3rd inside final furlong, kept on without threatening winner to go 2nd close home tchd 10/1
3rd
Horse silk
½
4
50/1
T: Miss E DoyleJ: S W Flanagan
Tracked leaders, 4th 3 out, ridden entering straight, 3rd at last, went 2nd inside final furlong, no impression on winner and dropped to 3rd close home
4th
Horse silk
2 ½
1
33/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: P D Kennedy
Tracked leaders, 6th 3 out, ridden entering straight, went 2nd at last, close 2nd when veered left under pressure inside final furlong and dropped to 4th, not recover and kept on same pace on outer close home
5th
Horse silk
1 ½
11
12/1
T: M F MorrisJ: P T Enright
Tracked leaders, 3rd 3 out, ridden entering straight, 5th at last, no impression op 10/1
6th
Horse silk
2
22
411-0
25/1
T: P NolanJ: S F O'Keeffe (5)
Mid-division, 9th 3 out, pushed along entering straight, ridden in 7th at last, no impression
7th
Horse silk
3 ¾
8
411-7
7/1
T: J P O'BrienJ: S A Shortall
Disputed lead, led from 5th, joined 3 out, ridden and headed entering straight, weakened before last op 6/1
8th
Horse silk
¾
12
411-7
10/1
T: H De BromheadJ: Rachael Blackmore
Tracked leaders, 5th 3 out, pushed along entering straight, no impression op 20/1
9th
Horse silk
6 ½
6
66/1
T: J J HanlonJ: R J Condon (7)
Mid-division on inner, no impression from 3 out, kept on one pace
10th
Horse silk
¾
9
50/1
T: R O'SullivanJ: J S McGarvey
Mid-division on outer, close 7th 3 out, bumped along entering straight, never a factor
11th
Horse silk
1
13
100/1
T: J P DempseyJ: L P Dempsey
Mid-division on inner, slight mistakes 3rd and 4th, no impression from 3 out, never a factor
12th
Horse silk
2 ¼
21
33/1
T: C A McBratneyJ: A W Short (3)
Mid-division, no impression from 3 out, never a factor op 40/1
13th
Horse silk
¾
5
100/1
T: E McNamaraJ: R P Treacy (5)
Rear of mid-division, hampered at 1st, never a factor
14th
Horse silk
14
7
33/1
T: E CawleyJ: K M Donoghue
Towards rear, no impression from 3 out, never a factor
15th
Horse silk
1
19
66/1
T: E CawleyJ: C D Timmons (3)
Towards rear, hampered at 1st, no impression from 3 out, never a factor
16th
Horse silk
2 ¼
3
33/1
T: G P CromwellJ: C P McNamara (7)
Mid-division on inner, hampered at 1st, bumped at 4th, mistake at 7th, no impression from 3 out op 66/1
17th
Horse silk
7
17
100/1
T: J QueallyJ: N P Madden
Rear of mid-division, no impression from 3 out, never a factor
18th
Horse silk
2 ¾
10
411-7
66/1
T: Miss E DoyleJ: D Meyler
Always behind, never a factor tchd 50/1
19th
Horse silk
8
14
100/1
T: Miss E DoyleJ: J P O'Sullivan (7)
Always towards rear, never a factor
20th
Horse silk
7
16
100/1
T: D P DunneJ: M F Mooney
In rear, mistake and pushed along 4 out, some progress on wide outer before next, ran around approaching 3 out and mistake, weakened
21st
Horse silk
nk
15
411-7
100/1
T: J J LambeJ: L A McKenna (7)
Always behind, slight mistake 1st, never a factor
22nd
Horse silk
26
20
66/1
T: A McNamaraJ: D P Maxwell (7)
Mid-division, jumped badly right at 1st, weakened from 4 out, never a factor

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Non-Runners

24
Horse silk
Raleagh Flora
Weight: 11-7|  Age: 4
T: C A McBratney  J: Reserve 2
NR
23
Horse silk
French Dynamite175
Weight: 11-7|  Age: 4
T: M F Morris  J: Reserve 1
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€1.30Pl:€1.02, €2.00, €9.50EX:€5.30Trifecta:€102.00SF:€5.31

Forecasts

Blue Sari (3/10), Fakir (7/1), The Bosses Oscar (9/1), Fusain (10/1), Friary Rock (12/1), French Dynamite (12/1), Tucanae (25/1), Ashdale Bob (33/1), So Near So Farhh (33/1), Diamond Grove (33/1), Bread And Butter (33/1), Brinkley (50/1), Favori Logique (50/1), Raleagh Flora (50/1), Comporta (66/1), Breezy Bell (66/1), Flash (66/1), Moonlight Glory (66/1), Handsworth (100/1), Cahirdown Boy (100/1), Spiritus Mundi (100/1), It's A Hoofer (100/1), Round The Buoy (100/1), Mazboon (100/1)

Verdict

Although the Cheltenham Champion Bumper doesn't always work as well as you might hope the early impressions are that this year's will do and runner-up BLUE SARI who was having just his second start at the Festival is expected to make up into a top-drawer novice hurdler for Willie Mullins so he can kick-off the campaign with a win. Mullins' perennial rival Gordon Elliott runs The Bosses Oscar who won his only bumper impressively so he at this stage could be anything and is the most feared rival. Friary Rock who was second on hurdles bow is the best of those to run over obstacles under Rules although his stablemate French Dynamite would be even more interesting if running as a reserve.
  1. Blue Sari
  2. The Bosses Oscar
  3. Friary Rock

Previous Winners

2018
Commander Of Fleet
Weight: 11-7  |Age: 4
1/5

Prize Money

1st: €8,100.002nd: €2,700.003rd: €1,350.004th: €675.005th: €405.006th: €270.00

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