13:50 Down Royal

Saturday 31 October 2020

All12:4013:1513:5014:2515:0015:3516:10

    WKD Handicap Hurdle (0-150) (Grade B)

  • 4YO plus  |   2m 100y  |   Yielding (Yielding in places)  |   17 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 13:50  |   Winning time: 4m 25.3s
1st
Horse silk
5
10/1
T: Miss E DoyleJ: M P Walsh
Waited with, raced towards outer, headway into 5th approaching 3 out, soon closed and effort, left in lead from 2 out, strongly pressed and stayed on well run-in
2nd
Horse silk
1
10
20/1
T: E CawleyJ: C D Timmons (3)
Soon mid-division, some headway towards outer from before 4 out, 8th approaching 3 out, soon closed and effort, challenged and kept on well without matching winner run-in op 14/1
3rd
Horse silk
1
20
510-3
50/1
T: N MeadeJ: C P McNamara (5)
Soon mid-division, raced towards outer, closer in 4th approaching 3 out, soon closed and effort, kept on without matching front pair run-in op 40/1
4th
Horse silk
4
7
810-12
80/1
T: G ElliottJ: L P Dempsey
Waited with, soon towards rear, closed to chase leaders from 3 out, kept on same pace without threatening run-in op 66/1 tchd 50/1
5th
Horse silk
1 ¾
8
10/3
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Soon chased leaders, slightly slow in jumping at times, 7th approaching 3 out, soon headway on inner and effort, slightly impeded 2 out, one pace from before last op 3/1
6th
Horse silk
¾
18
1010-5
125/1
T: H RogersJ: Rachael Blackmore
Waited with towards rear, switched left to outer and headway approaching 3 out, soon chased leaders and kept on without threatening op 80/1 tchd 66/1
7th
Horse silk
nk
14
610-7
16/1
T: W P MullinsJ: D J Mullins
Waited with, bad mistake 1st and towards rear, headway to chase leaders from 3 out, kept on same pace from before last op 12/1
8th
Horse silk
17
21
16/5f
T: G ElliottJ: C J Orr (5)
Waited with, soon towards rear, slight mistake 4th, some headway but no impression approaching 2 out where slightly impeded, no extra op 9/2 tchd 5/1
9th
Horse silk
4 ¾
1
40/1
T: Miss Ellmarie HoldenJ: S W Flanagan
Soon mid-division, pushed along briefly 5th, 12th approaching 3 out, soon no impression
10th
Horse silk
11
6
6/1
T: G P CromwellJ: J M Moore
Prominent, not fluent 5th, disputed 2nd approaching 3 out, soon lost position, impeded and no extra 2 out op 11/2
11th
Horse silk
7
16
33/1
T: Paul TraynorJ: D J O'Keeffe
Tracked leaders, disputed 9th approaching 3 out, soon dropped towards rear and no impression op 28/1
12th
Horse silk
4 ¾
19
66/1
T: M J SmithJ: A W Short
Chased leaders, pushed along briefly approaching 4 out, soon lost place and under pressure, weakened tchd 80/1
13th
Horse silk
¾
3
20/1
T: D McDonoghJ: J S McGarvey
Soon mid-division, 11th approaching 3 out, no extra approaching next where slightly impeded, weakened

Also Ran

PU
Horse silk
2
511-7
14/1
T: T GibneyJ: J P O'Sullivan (7)
Soon led, slight mistake 4 out, headed approaching 3 out, soon weakened and pulled up before last op 18/1
UR
Horse silk
4
14/1
T: G ElliottJ: G Brouder (7)
Bumped 1st, prominent, slight mistake 4 out, disputed 2nd approaching 3 out, soon led, pecked badly and unseated rider 2 out op 12/1
BD
Horse silk
9
5/1
T: P A FahyJ: S D Torrens (5)
Not fluent 1st, waited with, some headway and slight mistake 4 out, disputed 9th approaching 3 out, chased leaders when impeded 2 out and brought down op 13/2
PU
Horse silk
13
33/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: R M Power
Not fluent 1st and bumped with rival, prominent, not fluent 2nd and at times after, a little keen, 6th approaching 3 out, soon under pressure and weakened, pulled up before 2 out tchd 28/1

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Non-Runners

11
Horse silk
Golden Spear20
Weight: 10-9|  Age: 9
T: A J Martin  J: L A McKenna
NR
15
Horse silk
Recent Revelations18
Weight: 10-7|  Age: 4
T: G Elliott  J: C J Orr
NR
17
Horse silk
Ten Ten242
Weight: 10-6|  Age: 7
T: J P Dempsey  J: N P Madden
NR
12
Horse silk
Thereisnodoubt231
Weight: 10-8|  Age: 7
T: S Crawley  J: E O'Connell
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£13.80Pl:£3.40, £4.90, £11.90, £6.70EX:£290.60Trifecta:£0.00Tricast:£9,266.67SF:£199.77

Forecasts

Gold Des Bois (16/5), Getaway Gorgeous (10/3), Drop The Anchor (5/1), Wolf Prince (6/1), Cayd Boy (10/1), Ten Ten (12/1), Thereisnodoubt (12/1), The Very Man (14/1), Hannon (14/1), Hybery (16/1), Golden Jewel (20/1), Hearts Are Trumps (20/1), Golden Spear (20/1), Recent Revelations (20/1), Shumaker (33/1), Got Trumped (33/1), Ex Patriot (40/1), Lignou (50/1), Bective Cave (66/1), Campeador (80/1), Benkei (125/1)

Verdict

A good big-field contest that can go to WOLF PRINCE. He doesn't look handicapped out of things in this sphere and should have come on plenty for a recent spin on the level. Listowel 1-2 Drop The Anchor and Getaway Gorgeous can go well again, while 2018-winner Golden Spear also looks primed for a big run.

  1. WOLF PRINCE (IRE)
  2. DROP THE ANCHOR (IRE)
  3. GETAWAY GORGEOUS (IRE)

Previous Winners

2019
Janidil
Weight: 10-10  |Age: 5
11/4

Prize Money

1st: €24,000.002nd: €8,000.003rd: €4,000.004th: €2,000.005th: €1,200.006th: €800.00

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