13:00 Down Royal

Wednesday 17 March 2021

All13:0013:3514:1014:4515:2015:5516:30
  • Bluegrasshorsefeed.com Maiden Hurdle
  • 2m 140y  |   Yielding (Yielding to Soft in places)  |   20 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 13:00  |   Winning time: 4m 22.4s
1st
2
9/4
T: Mrs D FosterJ: D F O'Regan
Mid-division, went 4th 3 out, improved to lead approaching 2 out, pushed along before last, stayed on well under hands and heels run-in, comfortably op 9/5 tchd 7/4
2nd
3 ¼
8
1/2f
T: J P O'BrienJ: L P Dempsey
Tracked leaders, 3rd 3 out, ridden in 2nd 2 out, no impression on winner at last, kept on same pace inside final furlong tchd 8/15
3rd
10
11
18/1
T: P W FlynnJ: K J Brouder
Disputed lead, mistake 1st, led 3rd, slight mistake 5th, ridden and headed approaching 2 out, mistake in 3rd 2 out, soon no impression on leaders op 33/1
4th
4
10
25/1
T: C A McBratneyJ: J P O'Sullivan (5)
Mid-division, jumped left at 2nd, improved into 6th 3 out, soon pushed along, 5th at last, kept on same pace op 28/1 tchd 22/1
5th
nk
18
11/1
T: D HoganJ: M M McDonagh (7)
Tracked leaders, took keen hold, 5th 3 out, soon ridden and no impression op 16/1
6th
3 ½
13
80/1
T: M FaheyJ: R A Doyle
In rear, progress 4 out, 12th next, kept on without threatening from 2 out, never nearer op 100/1
7th
¾
7
911-6
150/1
T: Miss S BarkleyJ: Cian Cullinan (7)
Rear of mid-division on outer, moderate 13th 3 out, soon no impression, kept on without threatening, never nearer op 125/1
8th
6 ½
4
12/1
T: J P BroderickJ: D J McInerney
Disputed lead, took keen hold, headed 3rd, 2nd 3 out, soon ridden, 6th 2 out, no impression op 10/1
9th
1 ½
1
612-0
14/1
T: D A McLoughlinJ: C D Maxwell
Tracked leaders, hampered at 3rd, bad mistake 6th and rider briefly lost iron, ridden in 11th 3 out, no impression op 18/1
10th
10
12
150/1
T: N CarolanJ: P J O'Hanlon (7)
Towards rear, some progress into 10th 3 out, soon no impression, never a factor tchd 200/1
11th
11
16
66/1
T: S R B CrawfordJ: P E Corbett
Mid-division, hampered at 2nd, jumped left 3rd and 4th ridden in 7th 3 out, hampered 2 out, no impression tchd 50/1
12th
nk
15
610-13
150/1
T: Gary McGillJ: C J Orr (3)
Rear of mid-division, no impression from 3 out, never a factor op 125/1
13th
½
19
410-11
125/1
T: M M McNiffJ: P J Carberry
Tracked leaders, mistake 6th, no impression from 3 out, weakened
14th
1 ¼
20
200/1
T: P NolanJ: Sarah Kavanagh (7)
Always towards rear, never a factor op 150/1
15th
7
9
200/1
T: Gary McGillJ: R P Treacy
Rear of mid-division, no impression from 3 out, never a factor op 150/1
16th
11
17
150/1
T: P NolanJ: S F O'Keeffe
Always towards rear, never a factor op 100/1
17th
2 ½
5
150/1
T: Caroline MccaldinJ: R Deegan (5)
Mid-division, mistake 5th and ridden, weakened op 100/1
18th
6
6
28/1
T: D A McLoughlinJ: D J Hand (7)
Tracked leaders, hampered 1st, jumped left 3rd, weakened from 4 out op 40/1 tchd 25/1

Also Ran

F
3
33/1
T: Colm MurphyJ: L A McKenna (7)
Mid-division, behind leaders and close enough in 8th when fell 2 out op 40/1
PU
14
510-13
150/1
T: J P BroderickJ: D P Maxwell (7)
Mid-division, hampered 1st and 2nd, weakened 4 out, pulled up before 3 out tchd 200/1

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Non-Runners

23
Queen Emily667
Weight: 10-13|  Age: 5
T: Mrs S Dawson  J: Reserve 3
NR
22
Another Struggle
Weight: 10-13|  Age: 5
T: H Smyth  J: Reserve 2
NR
21
Bergentown11
Weight: 10-11|  Age: 4
T: P Fenton  J: Reserve 1
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£4.30Pl:£1.20, £1.02, £3.30EX:£6.90Trifecta:£40.50SF:£4.42

Forecasts

Pont Du Gard (1/2), Homme D'Un Soir (9/4), Little Mixup (11/1), General Moriviere (12/1), Adnap (14/1), Na Caith Tobac (18/1), Gallaside (25/1), Queen Emily (25/1), Another Struggle (25/1), Massons Castle (28/1), Aldo The Apache (33/1), Bergentown (50/1), Tweeds Corner (66/1), Hattie Amarin (80/1), Turkestan (125/1), Mcquinn (150/1), Drumbaragh (150/1), Justwest (150/1), Hoganville (150/1), Martalink (150/1), Haypusher (150/1), Avondale Smiles (200/1), Sweet Beat (200/1)

Verdict

This can go to PONT DU GARD, who pulled a long way clear of the rest when runner-up to a useful prospect at Naas 17 days ago. Homme d'Un Soir looks the obvious threat.

  1. PONT DU GARD (FR)
  2. HOMME D'UN SOIR (FR)
  3. GENERAL MORIVIERE (FR)

Previous Winners

2020
Wingin A Prayer
Weight: 11-4  |Age: 5
10/3

Prize Money

1st: €6,000.002nd: €2,000.003rd: €1,000.004th: €500.005th: €300.006th: €200.00
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