15:10 Punchestown

Thursday 31 December 2020

All12:3013:0513:3514:0514:4015:1015:40

    Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Hurdle (80-95)

  • 4YO plus  |   2m 50y  |   Heavy  |   15 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 15:13  |   Winning time: 4m 32.3s
1st
Horse silk
12
810-13
7/1
T: J MorrisonJ: M P O'Connor (2)
Mid-division, disputed 7th after 3rd, closed up travelling smoothly from 2 out, led approaching last where slight mistake, ridden out to assert and stayed on well run-in
2nd
Horse silk
4 ½
13
8/1
T: J GraceJ: P K Donovan
Prominent, 3rd after 3rd, on terms from 3 out, soon led, headed approaching last, one pace
3rd
Horse silk
5 ½
16
610-13
14/1
T: A J McNamaraJ: T Joseph Kelly (4)
Waited with, 10th after 3rd on outer, closed up from before 5th, effort and kept on same pace from before straight op 16/1
4th
Horse silk
hd
10
10/3f
T: D A McLoughlinJ: D P Maxwell
Prominent, 4th after 3rd, effort and mistake 3 out, slight mistake 2 out, one pace from before straight op 7/2 tchd 3/1
5th
Horse silk
2 ¾
3
711-11
4/1
T: T GibneyJ: J P O'Sullivan
Mid-division, disputed 7th after 3rd, effort before straight, soon one pace op 9/2 tchd 5/1
6th
Horse silk
2 ¼
9
33/1
T: A DonoghueJ: L A McKenna
Mid-division, 9th after 3rd, slight mistake 5th, not fluent 2 out, soon one pace tchd 50/1
7th
Horse silk
3 ¾
4
9/1
T: M A CahillJ: R J Condon
Waited with, a little keen, towards rear after 3rd, no impression after 3 out, kept on same pace without threatening from next op 8/1
8th
Horse silk
2
2
22/1
T: M M McNiffJ: J G Gilligan
Chased leaders, slow jump 2nd, 6th after 3rd, one pace from before straight op 25/1 tchd 18/1
9th
Horse silk
30
6
12/1
T: T MullinsJ: Jack Brendan Foley (2)
Waited with towards rear, closed up from 4 out, prominent and slight mistake 2 out, weakened from before straight op 16/1
10th
Horse silk
3
7
7/1
T: D McDonoghJ: D P Holden
Soon led, mistake 1st, slight mistake 3 out and joined, soon headed, weakened from before straight op 6/1
11th
Horse silk
9
11
25/1
T: D J BarryJ: N J Ryan (4)
Tracked leaders, 5th after 3rd, closed from before 5th, weakened from before straight op 22/1
12th
Horse silk
43
14
510-13
33/1
T: P FentonJ: F J Hayes
Soon mid-division, slightly slow 3rd and pushed along briefly and raced in 11th, no impression from 3 out, soon weakened op 28/1
13th
Horse silk
1 ¾
8
100/1
T: M McCullaghJ: A P Kelly (2)
Waited with, slightly slow 2nd and reminders towards rear, detached 5th, some headway from next, no impression 3 out, weakened op 50/1

Also Ran

UR
Horse silk
1
16/1
T: W DurkanJ: Mr D J Hand
Waited with towards rear, closed up on outer from 4 out, mistake and unseated rider 3 out
PU
Horse silk
15
1110-13
33/1
T: S RyanJ: P J Cawley
Prominent, 2nd after 3rd, pushed along approaching 5th where lost position and not fluent, soon under pressure, weakened 4 out, pulled up before 3 out op 28/1

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Non-Runners

5
Horse silk
Galon De Vauzelle26
Weight: 11-8|  Age: 4
T: P J Rothwell  J: S A Mulcahy
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€8.00Pl:€2.90, €3.10, €4.20EX:€79.90Trifecta:€951.40Tricast:€790.55SF:€61.51

Forecasts

Marino Marvel (10/3), Trixie Mc (4/1), Danegeld (7/1), Peace Party (7/1), De Bennette (8/1), Miracles In May (9/1), Uno Momento (12/1), Otzi (14/1), Galon De Vauzelle (16/1), Fallen Forest (16/1), Fassbender (22/1), Boston Babe (25/1), Sky Tenor (33/1), Hunter (33/1), Liclash (33/1), Milestone Girl (100/1)

Verdict

A real motley bunch with TRIXIE MC taken to open her account with her runner-up efforts last month reading well in the context of this race. Cases can also be made for Marino Marvel and Peace Party.

  1. TRIXIE MC (IRE)
  2. MARINO MARVEL (IRE)
  3. PEACE PARTY (IRE)

Previous Winners

2019
Cedar Hill
Weight: 11-6  |Age: 5
7/1

Prize Money

1st: €6,899.002nd: €2,300.003rd: €1,150.004th: €575.005th: €345.006th: €230.00

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