18:00 Punchestown

Thursday 29 April 2021

All15:4016:1516:5017:2518:0018:3519:0519:35

    Conway Piling Handicap Hurdle (Grade B)

  • 4YO plus  |   3m  |   Yielding (Good to Yielding in places)  |   25 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 18:02  |   Winning time: 6m 1.8s
1st
Horse silk
12
11/2f
T: W P MullinsJ: J S McGarvey
Soon chased leaders, 4th after 6th, closed up travelling smoothly approaching straight, soon led, quickly asserted, stayed on well run-in, easily op 9/2
2nd
Horse silk
12
21
25/1
T: C O'DwyerJ: R A Doyle
Mid-division early, slight mistake 2nd, headway and effort to chase winner straight, soon no impression, slight mistake last, one pace tchd 28/1
3rd
Horse silk
5
16
710-12
28/1
T: Colm MurphyJ: B Hayes
Mid-division early, slightly slow 1st, closed up travelling smoothly approaching straight and prominent, soon pushed along and no impression, one pace
4th
Horse silk
3 ¼
22
8/1
T: Francis CaseyJ: D F O'Regan
Waited with, slight mistake 1st, bumped with rival after 5 out and closed, chased leaders and one pace straight op 9/1 tchd 8/1
5th
Horse silk
4 ¾
7
22/1
T: T GibneyJ: D J O'Keeffe
Mid-division early, bad mistake 3rd, headway to chase leaders and kept on same pace without threatening straight op 28/1 tchd 40/1
6th
Horse silk
3 ¾
23
510-11
66/1
T: N MeadeJ: S W Flanagan
Waited with, 15th after 5th, raced on outer into straight and some headway, kept on same pace without threatening op 50/1
7th
Horse silk
hd
5
20/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: S F O'Keeffe
Mid-division early, pushed along briefly after 6th, kept on same pace without threatening straight
8th
Horse silk
2 ½
19
25/1
T: M HouriganJ: M M McDonagh (7)
Waited with, not fluent 8th, some headway and kept on same pace without threatening from before straight
9th
Horse silk
4 ¼
11
22/1
T: J P O'BrienJ: J J Slevin
Waited with, 18th after 5th, raced on outer into straight and some headway, kept on same pace without threatening op 18/1
10th
Horse silk
1 ¾
13
20/1
T: D M O'BrienJ: K J Brouder
Prominent, soon led and clear of remainder with one rival, slight mistake 4 out, joined before 3 out, regained lead from 2 out, headed straight, soon weakened tchd 22/1
11th
Horse silk
½
18
12/1
T: Mrs D FosterJ: J W Kennedy
Pushed along briefly early and chased leaders, pushed along again and reminder after 2nd, slight mistake 4th, not fluent 6th and at stages after, one pace from before straight
12th
Horse silk
1 ¾
20
12/1
T: G O'LoughlinJ: Mr D O'Connor
Mid-division early, 13th after 5th, kept on same pace from before straight op 16/1
13th
Horse silk
1 ¼
15
18/1
T: P FentonJ: K C Sexton
Soon chased leaders, effort 3 out, one pace from before straight
14th
Horse silk
¾
17
100/1
T: R HackettJ: H Morgan (5)
Mid-division early, tight for room briefly after 2nd, one pace from before straight op 80/1
15th
Horse silk
1 ½
14
100/1
T: D CullenJ: L P Dempsey
Soon towards rear, some headway and kept on same pace from before straight op 66/1
16th
Horse silk
3 ¾
6
6/1
T: T M WalshJ: M P Walsh
Led early, prominent and clear of remainder in 2nd, on terms before 3 out, headed from 2 out, no extra approaching straight op 13/2
17th
Horse silk
9
2
25/1
T: H FryJ: S D Torrens (3)
Chased leaders, 10th after 5th, slight mistake 2 out, soon no extra tchd 20/1 and tchd 28/1
18th
Horse silk
15
9
28/1
T: H De BromheadJ: Rachael Blackmore
Soon chased leaders, disputed 6th after 5th, slight mistake 8th, closed and switched right before 2 out, soon no extra

Also Ran

PU
Horse silk
1
611-10
10/1
T: J P O'BrienJ: D Meyler
Chased leaders early, dropped towards rear and pushed along after 5 out, not fluent 4 out, pulled up 3 out op 8/1
PU
Horse silk
3
100/1
T: G P CromwellJ: C P McNamara (3)
Mid-division early, reminder after 2nd, last and slight mistake 7th, soon pulled up op 125/1 tchd 150/1
PU
Horse silk
4
16/1
T: Mrs D FosterJ: J C Gainford (7)
Prominent early, some slight mistakes and soon chased leaders, no extra from before 3 out, weakened and pulled up before last op 12/1
PU
Horse silk
8
1011-4
40/1
T: K ThorntonJ: Mr J C Barry (5)
Waited with, towards rear and mistake 4 out, soon no impression, weakened and pulled up before last
PU
Horse silk
10
9/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: R M Power
Mid-division early, pushed along briefly 3rd and at stages after, reminders in last after 8th and dropped behind, pulled up before 5 out op 10/1
PU
Horse silk
24
80/1
T: G P CromwellJ: J M Moore
Chased leaders, slightly slow 1st, reminder after 5th, impeded after 5 out, soon no impression and weakened, pulled up before last op 66/1
PU
Horse silk
25
22/1
T: N MeadeJ: E Walsh (5)
Waited with, mistake 2 out, soon no extra, pulled up before last op 20/1

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Non-Runners

28
Horse silk
Friary Rock183
Weight: 10-7|  Age: 6
T: M F Morris  J: Reserve 3
NR
27
Horse silk
Bois De Clamart61
Weight: 10-7|  Age: 7
T: Miss E Doyle  J: Reserve 2
NR
26
Horse silk
Millen To One24
Weight: 10-9|  Age: 7
T: F J Flood  J: Reserve 1
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€7.00Pl:€2.60, €7.20, €5.30, €3.10EX:€244.60Trifecta:€0.00Tricast:€3,637.22SF:€145.66

Forecasts

Capodanno (11/2), Pure Genius (6/1), Max Flamingo (8/1), Millen To One (8/1), Lynwood Gold (9/1), Floueur (10/1), Bois De Clamart (11/1), Ragnar Lodbrok (12/1), Ben Dundee (12/1), Friary Rock (14/1), Dallas Des Pictons (16/1), Carrolls Cottage (18/1), Morosini (20/1), Minx Tiara (20/1), Rhythm Divine (22/1), Anything Will Do (22/1), Young Ted (22/1), Capilano Bridge (25/1), Ballywilliam Boy (25/1), Unowhatimeanharry (25/1), Botani (28/1), Baptism Of Fire (28/1), Wakea (40/1), Red Gerry (66/1), Spades Are Trumps (80/1), Happy Jacky (100/1), A Great View (100/1), Jukebox Jive (100/1)

Verdict

FLOUEUR has been right on his game the last twice and, having rallied well for third in the Martin Pipe at Cheltenham, he promises to be well suited by a return to 3m. As such, he gets the nod over Capodanno, with Dallas des Pictons also considered.

  1. FLOUEUR (FR)
  2. CAPODANNO (FR)
  3. DALLAS DES PICTONS (FR)

Previous Winners

2020
My Sister Sarah
Weight: 10-12  |Age: 5
4/1

Prize Money

1st: €30,000.002nd: €10,000.003rd: €5,000.004th: €2,500.005th: €1,500.006th: €1,000.00

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