15:25 Gowran Park

Saturday 7 March 2020

All14:1514:5015:2516:0016:3517:1017:40

Xenon Handicap Hurdle (80-109)

2m 4f  |   Soft to Heavy  |   12 Runners  |   Turf

Weighed In

Off time: 15:25  |   Winning time: 5m 33.0s

1st
8
7/2f
T: M P FitzgeraldJ: S F O'Keeffe (5)
Mid-division early, some slight mistakes and pushed along at stages, 7th from 6th, soon headway, on terms 2 out, soon led, stayed on well from last tchd 9/2
2nd
2 ¾
7
7/1
T: G P CromwellJ: J M Moore
Waited with in rear, headway from 4 out, tracked leaders and not fluent 3 out, challenged 2 out and slight mistake, not fluent last and one pace tchd 6/1
3rd
6 ½
1
4/1
T: H De BromheadJ: H Morgan (7)
Tracked leaders, not always fluent jumping, pushed along briefly from 8th, pushed along again from 4 out, under pressure from 3 out, kept on same pace from next op 5/1 tchd 11/2
4th
2
9
33/1
T: S G WalshJ: D P Holden (7)
Soon led, jumped slightly left at times, joined briefly 4th, joined again 2 out, soon headed and no extra, one pace op 40/1
5th
14
4
7/1
T: G ElliottJ: L P Dempsey
Tracked leaders, some slight mistakes, no extra from 2 out op 13/2 tchd 11/2
6th
½
3
14/1
T: D A McLoughlinJ: C D Maxwell
Waited with, 10th from 6th, some slight mistakes, some headway but no impression approaching straight, kept on same pace without threatening op 12/1
7th
1 ¾
2
7/1
T: E McNamaraJ: R P Treacy (3)
Soon chased leaders, 5th from 6th, closed approaching 3 out, no extra from next tchd 13/2
8th
2 ½
6
5/1
T: T J Nagle-JrJ: E Walsh (7)
Waited with, 9th from 6th, pushed along from 4 out, no impression approaching straight op 11/2 tchd 13/2
9th
1 ¼
11
33/1
T: G P CromwellJ: J B Kane (5)
Waited with, not always fluent jumping, 8th from 6th, no impression approaching straight
10th
25
10
25/1
T: R HackettJ: S A Mulcahy (7)
Mid-division early, slight mistake 5th, 6th from 6th, pushed along from 4 out, no impression approaching straight, weakened op 33/1
11th
28
5
25/1
T: Sean DoyleJ: B Browne (5)
Not fluent 1st, close up, on terms briefly 4th, lost place approaching 3 out, soon weakened op 33/1

Also Ran

F
12
10/1
T: P J RothwellJ: A W Short (3)
Waited with, 11th from 6th, headway and slight mistake 4 out, no impression approaching straight, fell 2 out tchd 9/1

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Betting

Forecast

Lady Mccabe (7/2), Deal With It (4/1), Rebel Waltz (5/1), Bread And Butter (7/1), Hell On Earth (7/1), Drifting Back (7/1), Ricky Langford (10/1), Ballymadun (14/1), Robbies Magic (25/1), First Revolution (25/1), Running Skeard (33/1), Galaxy Girl (33/1)

Verdict
HELL ON EARTH is not one of the leading lights from his stable but his trainer has shown patience with the gelding and was rewarded with his best effort to date last time out at Fairyhouse. A repeat of that performance should see him going close and there may be more to come from this six-year-old. Rebel Waltz is another who has been slow to come to hand but has shown in his latest few outings, he may be a winner in waiting. This drop back in trip is not ideal but he may still be good enough to play a leading role. Lady Mccabe has shown a deal of consistency and produced one of her best efforts last time out on her handicap debut. If progressing again, she could go well.
  1. Hell On Earth
  2. Rebel Waltz
  3. Lady Mccabe

Previous Winners

2019
Father Jed
Weight: 11-0  |Age: 8
Weight: 11-0  |  
Age: 8  |  
J: T N Brett
  |  
T: J P Ryan
11/1
Prize Money
1st:
€7,500.00
2nd:
€2,500.00
3rd:
€1,250.00
4th:
€625.00
5th:
€375.00
6th:
€250.00

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