13:40 Thurles

Saturday 21 March 2020

All13:4014:1014:4015:1015:4016:1016:40

    Adare Manor Opportunity Maiden Hurdle

  • 5YO plus  |   1m 7f 177y  |   Soft  |   16 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 13:50  |   Winning time: 3m 58.5s
1st
Horse silk
16
9/4
T: L FowlerJ: C J Orr (2)
Tracked leaders, headway to lead approaching 3 out, joined briefly 2 out, travelled well and 1 length lead last, pushed out and kept on well run-in op 7/4
2nd
Horse silk
2 ¾
2
511-6
5/6f
T: G ElliottJ: S F O'Keeffe (2)
Disputed lead early on inner, 2nd halfway, mistake 4 out and pushed along in 4th before next, ridden and no impression approaching last, kept on one pace into 2nd run-in op 8/11
3rd
Horse silk
nse
7
33/1
T: D M O'BrienJ: B Browne
Tracked leaders, 5th 3 out, ridden and no impression after next, kept on well run-in
4th
Horse silk
¾
6
16/1
T: M F MorrisJ: S D Torrens (4)
Disputed lead and led before 2nd, not fluent 3rd, headed approaching 3 out, 3rd and ridden after 2 out, no impression before last, kept on one pace op 33/1 tchd 40/1
5th
Horse silk
2
12
8/1
T: J J WalshJ: G Brouder (4)
Tracked leaders, 6th 3 out, ridden after next and no impression when mistake last, kept on one pace run-in op 33/1
6th
Horse silk
½
9
511-6
14/1
T: G P CromwellJ: J B Kane (2)
Tracked leaders, headway after 4 out and 3rd next, progress to dispute briefly 2 out, 2nd and pushed along approaching last, ridden and no extra run-in op 12/1
7th
Horse silk
2
1
11/2
T: J P O'BrienJ: R P Treacy
Tracked leaders on inner, 7th and not fluent 3 out, ridden after next and no impression approaching last, kept on one pace op 6/1
8th
Horse silk
8
3
125/1
T: Miss E DoyleJ: J P O'Sullivan (4)
Towards rear, 11th 3 out, kept on one pace in straight, never a factor op 100/1
9th
Horse silk
2
10
125/1
T: J C McConnellJ: P J McGrath (4)
Towards rear, never a factor, kept on one pace in straight op 100/1
10th
Horse silk
9 ½
5
512-0
200/1
T: P NevilleJ: G B Noonan (4)
Mid-division, 8th 3 out, no impression approaching next, no extra in straight op 150/1
11th
Horse silk
4 ¾
8
200/1
T: A McNamaraJ: P J Cawley (4)
In rear when hampered 1st, rear of mid-division halfway, some headway into 9th 3 out, soon no impression and no extra early straight op 150/1
12th
Horse silk
2 ¼
13
610-13
150/1
T: P GriffinJ: H Morgan (4)
Towards rear, no impression when slight mistake 3 out, no extra, never a factor op 125/1
13th
Horse silk
sh
14
150/1
T: R O'SullivanJ: A W Short
Mid-division, not fluent 5th, 10th 3 out, soon no extra op 125/1
14th
Horse silk
46
15
200/1
T: Ms H P MarkhamJ: R A Doyle
Rear of mid-division, slight mistake 4 out, soon no extra, tailed off op 150/1
15th
Horse silk
72
4
200/1
T: P NevilleJ: E O'Connell (2)
Always towards rear, mistake 2nd, detached before 4th, behind and mistake 5th, weakened, completely tailed off

Also Ran

UR
Horse silk
11
150/1
T: E SheehyJ: K Brogan (4)
Towards rear when mistake and unseated rider 1st

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Non-Runners

19
Horse silk
Lauderdale Lady18
Weight: 10-13|  Age: 5
T: J P Ryan  J: Reserve 3
NR
18
Horse silk
Kargs Post13
Weight: 11-6|  Age: 7
T: S Nolan  J: Reserve 2
NR
17
Horse silk
Giftedtokate
Weight: 11-6|  Age: 5
T: Miss E Doyle  J: Reserve 1
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€3.30Pl:€1.40, €1.02, €4.90EX:€5.40Trifecta:€55.10SF:€5.21

Forecasts

Fakiera (5/6), Politesse (9/4), Arthurian Fame (11/2), Blanketontheground (8/1), Ruinous (14/1), Giftedtokate (14/1), Nero Rock (16/1), Ran Rite (33/1), Kargs Post (66/1), Lauderdale Lady (100/1), Feelgood Island (125/1), Streets Of Doyen (125/1), Dayereh (150/1), Divine Approach (150/1), Backonthehill (150/1), Go Fox (200/1), Red Striker (200/1), Knoxter's Hill (200/1), Gendarme (200/1)

Verdict

Above-average mare POLITESSE is taken to continue her progress and follow up last month's course bumper win. Fakiera has the best hurdles form and is feared most, ahead of Arthurian Fame and Ruinous.
  1. Politesse
  2. Fakiera
  3. Arthurian Fame

Previous Winners

2019
Iconic Lady
Weight: 10-11  |Age: 6
7/1

Prize Money

1st: €7,800.002nd: €2,600.003rd: €1,300.004th: €650.005th: €391.006th: €260.00

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