14:30 Thurles

Wednesday 27 January 2021

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    Connolly's RED MILLS Irish EBF Auction Maiden Hurdle

  • 4YO plus  |   1m 7f 161y  |   Soft to Heavy (Soft in Places)  |   16 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 14:35  |   Winning time: 4m 11.5s
1st
Horse silk
1
15/8
T: W P MullinsJ: Mr A McMahon (7)
Tracked leaders, went 2nd before 5th and led after 4 out, 5 lengths clear next, travelling well approaching last and stayed on strongly run-in, easily op 6/4
2nd
Horse silk
19
2
14/1
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
Tracked leaders, 7th halfway, headway 4 out and went 2nd after next, no impression on winner approaching last where not fluent, kept on one pace
3rd
Horse silk
1 ¼
16
200/1
T: J MotherwayJ: D J O'Keeffe
Rear of mid-division, some headway after 3 out and went 3rd next, pushed along and no impression approaching last where slight mistake, kept on one pace op 150/1 tchd 300/1
4th
Horse silk
4
8
28/1
T: P A FahyJ: Rachael Blackmore
Mid-division, moderate 9th 3 out, some headway early straight and went 5th at last, kept on one pace tchd 33/1
5th
Horse silk
12
5
7/1
T: M KennedyJ: P D Kennedy
Tracked leaders, 6th halfway, slight mistake 5th, 5th 3 out and 4th next, soon ridden and no impression when mistake last, no extra op 40/1 tchd 50/1
6th
Horse silk
5 ½
14
250/1
T: T TownendJ: Jodie Townend (7)
Towards rear, mistake 1st, rear of mid-division and no impression approaching 3 out, 9th 2 out, kept on one pace, never a factor op 150/1 tchd 300/1
7th
Horse silk
3 ½
12
40/1
T: J DulleaJ: C J Orr (3)
Mid-division, mistake 5th, some headway next and 4th 3 out, pushed along in 5th after 2 out and no extra before last, weakened op 22/1 tchd 20/1
8th
Horse silk
nk
13
4/5f
T: G P CromwellJ: J M Moore
Tracked leaders, ran freely and led 4th, headed after 4 out and dropped to 6th 2 out, no extra approaching last, weakened tchd 8/11
9th
Horse silk
7
3
150/1
T: T O'BrienJ: D F O'Regan
Tracked leader, 3rd halfway and slight mistake 5th, pushed along and lost place after 4 out, no extra in straight, weakened op 200/1 tchd 300/1
10th
Horse silk
4 ½
6
300/1
T: E McNamaraJ: R P Treacy
Rear of mid-division, bad mistake 3 out, no threat in straight, kept on one pace op 250/1 tchd 200/1
11th
Horse silk
24
9
50/1
T: N McCluskeyJ: G P Brouder (5)
Led, headed 4th, dropped to 4th before next, no extra from 4 out, weakened, tailed off op 66/1
12th
Horse silk
nk
4
250/1
T: M WintersJ: B Hayes
Always towards rear, never a factor, no extra after 4 out, tailed off op 200/1 tchd 300/1
13th
Horse silk
1
7
711-10
33/1
T: J P RyanJ: M Hamill (3)
Mid-division, slight mistake 2nd and reminders, ridden and dropped towards rear after 4 out, weakened, tailed off tchd 40/1
14th
Horse silk
8 ½
10
22/1
T: E M O'SullivanJ: P T Enright
Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, pushed along and no impression after 4 out, soon no extra and weakened, tailed off op 14/1 tchd 12/1
15th
Horse silk
3 ¼
15
40/1
T: Peter FaheyJ: K C Sexton
Always towards rear, never a factor, no extra 4 out, tailed off op 20/1
16th
Horse silk
99
11
511-10
250/1
T: E McNamaraJ: C P McNamara (5)
Always rear, pushed along early and soon detached, pushed along and no extra before halfway, completely tailed off op 200/1 tchd 300/1

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Non-Runners

19
Horse silk
Wild Eelin64
Weight: 11-3|  Age: 5
T: A Mullins  J: Reserve 3
NR
18
Horse silk
Game And Glory131
Weight: 11-1|  Age: 5
T: P J Rothwell  J: Reserve 2
NR
17
Horse silk
Fox Watch318
Weight: 11-10|  Age: 6
T: A Mullins  J: Reserve 1
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€2.90Pl:€1.10, €3.10, €22.10EX:€25.00Trifecta:€1,089.20SF:€28.15

Forecasts

Vintage Prosseco (4/5), Eurotiep (15/8), James Fort (7/1), Stranger Danger (14/1), Marco Rock (22/1), History Of Fashion (28/1), Dedanann (33/1), Game And Glory (33/1), Rocky's Howya (40/1), Suprise Package (40/1), I Don't Get It (50/1), Fox Watch (50/1), Battling Warrior (150/1), Wild Eelin (150/1), Rebel Ivy (200/1), We'llhavewan (250/1), Do No More (250/1), Meehall (250/1), The Brimming Water (300/1)

Verdict

Bumper-winner VINTAGE PROSSECO pulled clear of the rest when runner-up on hurdles bow at Down Royal and sets a clear standard on that form. He's taken to go one better at the main expense of Eurotiep, who has shown plenty in bumpers.

  1. VINTAGE PROSSECO (IRE)
  2. EUROTIEP (FR)
  3. STRANGER DANGER (IRE)

Previous Winners

2020
Arcadian Sunrise
Weight: 11-10  |Age: 6
5/2

Prize Money

1st: €11,999.002nd: €4,000.003rd: €2,000.004th: €999.005th: €599.006th: €400.00

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