15:40 Naas

Sunday 26 January 2020

All13:1013:4014:1014:4015:1015:4016:10

    Naas Racecourse Of The Year Novice Handicap Chase

  • 5YO plus  |   2m 4f  |   Yielding  |   10 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 15:40  |   Winning time: 5m 39.2s
1st
Horse silk
2
4/1
T: O McKiernanJ: B Browne (5)
Tracked leaders, hampered 3rd, mistake 9th, 4th 3 out, ridden in 3rd entering straight, plenty to do under pressure in 3rd at last, good headway inside final furlong, led close home tchd 5/1
2nd
Horse silk
1 ½
4
5/1
T: J P O'BrienJ: O R Brown (7)
Disputed lead, headed 4th, led 4 out, joined next, ridden 2 out, led at last, kept on well under pressure inside final furlong, headed close home op 6/1
3rd
Horse silk
1 ¼
9
4/1
T: E P HartyJ: M P Walsh
Disputed lead early, headed 3rd, improved to dispute lead 3 out, pushed along and mistake 2 out, soon ridden, headed at last, 2nd inside final furlong, dropped to 3rd and no extra close home op 9/2 tchd 5/1
4th
Horse silk
12
3
14/1
T: N MeadeJ: S W Flanagan
Tracked leaders on inner, 5th 3 out, soon ridden, 5th 2 out, no impression in 4th at last, kept on one pace tchd 12/1
5th
Horse silk
8 ½
7
7/1
T: J P O'BrienJ: J J Slevin
In rear, slight mistake 9th, some modest progress before 2 out, went moderate 5th at last, kept on one pace op 13/2 tchd 6/1
6th
Horse silk
1 ¼
1
7/2f
T: J P DempseyJ: L P Dempsey
Disputed lead early, bad mistake 1st, led from 4th, mistake 4 out and headed, 3rd and ridden next, soon weakened tchd 10/3 and 4/1
7th
Horse silk
1 ½
5
25/1
T: C BoweJ: S F O'Keeffe (5)
Rear of mid-division, 7th 3 out, soon no impression, never a factor
8th
Horse silk
16
10
20/1
T: P J RothwellJ: D J O'Keeffe
Rear of mid-division on outer, ridden at 9th, no impression, never a factor op 16/1
9th
Horse silk
½
8
20/1
T: J P O'BrienJ: N P Madden
Rear of mid-division, mistake 7th, closer in 6th on outer and mistake 3 out, soon no impression, never a factor op 25/1 tchd 16/1
10th
Horse silk
8
6
10/1
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Always towards rear, slight mistake 4th, never a factor op 8/1

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Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€4.60Pl:€2.00, €2.10, €1.30EX:€27.50Trifecta:€140.50Tricast:€87.02SF:€25.05

Forecasts

Caravation (7/2), Best Behavior (4/1), Uaintseenothingyet (4/1), Star Max (5/1), The Gunner Murphy (7/1), Stones And Roses (10/1), The Caddy Rose (14/1), Dasmyhoss (20/1), Ballyneety (20/1), Victoria Bay (25/1)

Verdict

The daughter of Presenting CARAVATION can improve on a solid win at Naas over 2m earlier this month. The seven-year-old got off the mark at the fourth time of asking over the larger obstacles and can continue the winning thread here ahead of the likes of Best Behaviour who won at the fifth attempt for connections taking a 2m5f handicap chase at Leopardstown late last month off a 8lb lower mark beating 14 rivals 2L. Owner J P McManus runs three in the race with The Gunner Murphy and Ballyneety worth a check in the market as post time looms. Pulled up on his most recent start at Limerick over Christmas, Stones And Roses should not be underestimated.
  1. Caravation
  2. Best Behavior
  3. Stones And Roses

Previous Winners

2019
Poker Party
Weight: 11-2  |Age: 7
8/1

Prize Money

1st: €10,801.002nd: €3,600.003rd: €1,800.004th: €900.005th: €540.006th: €360.00

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