12:35 Leopardstown

Sunday 26 December 2021

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    Thorntons Recycling Maiden Hurdle

  • 5YO plus  |   2m  |   Soft  |   18 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 12:36  |   Winning time: 4m 5.4s
1st
Horse silk
18
2/9f
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Made all, not fluent 3 out, asserted travelling well entering straight, 4 lengths clear when not fluent last, kept on well, easily op 1/3 tchd 1/5
2nd
Horse silk
8
9
22/1
T: N MeadeJ: S W Flanagan
Tracked leaders, 2nd halfway, ridden and no impression disputing 2nd entering straight, 2nd again run-in, kept on same pace op 25/1 tchd 18/1
3rd
Horse silk
½
1
6/1
T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell
Tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden to dispute 2nd entering straight, soon no impression on winner, mistake last, 3rd run-in, kept on same pace op 5/1 tchd 13/2
4th
Horse silk
11
19
16/1
T: A L T MooreJ: K M Donoghue
Chased leaders, 4th halfway, slight mistake 1st, ridden to dispute 2nd entering straight, soon no impression on winner, 4th when slight mistake last, no extra op 12/1
5th
Horse silk
½
14
50/1
T: Richard Anthony FoleyJ: S Fitzgerald (5)
Chased leaders, 6th halfway, ridden and no impression after 2 out, kept on one pace op 40/1
6th
Horse silk
¾
12
100/1
T: J F LevinsJ: L P Dempsey
Mid-division, pushed along in moderate 8th after 2 out, kept on one pace op 66/1 tchd 50/1
7th
Horse silk
2
6
512-0
6/1
T: W P MullinsJ: M P Walsh
Mid-division, 6th 2 out, ridden in 5th and no impression before last, kept on one pace op 17/2
8th
Horse silk
4 ¾
20
200/1
T: D HoganJ: C F Hart (7)
Held up in rear, slight mistake 3rd, pushed along in moderate 9th after 2 out, kept on one pace op 150/1 tchd 300/1
9th
Horse silk
4 ¾
2
250/1
T: W J MartinJ: D P Maxwell (7)
Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, jumped right 5th, mistake 2 out, soon ridden and no extra op 200/1 tchd 300/1
10th
Horse silk
4 ¾
4
40/1
T: J QueallyJ: J B Foley (5)
Towards rear, ridden and no impression in moderate 10th after 2 out, kept on one pace tchd 28/1
11th
Horse silk
1 ¾
5
512-0
200/1
T: J C McConnellJ: R Monaghan (7)
Towards rear, ridden and no extra before 2 out op 150/1 tchd 250/1
12th
Horse silk
hd
17
200/1
T: J C McConnellJ: C L Walsh (7)
Mid-division, ridden and no extra before 2 out op 125/1 tchd 250/1
13th
Horse silk
2 ½
3
712-0
150/1
T: S M DuffyJ: T N Brett (7)
Always towards rear, ridden and no extra before 2 out op 100/1 tchd 200/1
14th
Horse silk
4 ½
16
50/1
T: J C McConnellJ: B Hayes
Always towards rear, ridden and no extra after 3 out, never a factor op 33/1
15th
Horse silk
30
7
150/1
T: J C McConnellJ: J M Moore
Mid-division, ridden and no extra 3 out, tailed off op 100/1
16th
Horse silk
1 ¾
11
80/1
T: M J SmithJ: P J Carberry
Towards rear, jumped right 1st, ridden and no extra 3 out, tailed off op 28/1 tchd 25/1
17th
Horse silk
20
15
250/1
T: E GriffinJ: H Morgan (3)
Mid-division, ridden and no extra before 2 out, completely tailed off op 150/1 tchd 300/1
18th
Horse silk
5 ½
8
125/1
T: J C McConnellJ: S D Torrens
Always towards rear, ridden and no extra before 2 out, completely tailed off op 50/1 tchd 40/1

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Non-Runners

10
Horse silk
Kinch11
Weight: 12-0|  Age: 5
T: G B Caldwell  J: J G Gilligan
NR
13
Horse silk
Meet And Greet50
Weight: 12-0|  Age: 5
T: O McKiernan  J: B Browne
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€1.23Pl:€1.10, €2.90, €2.10EX:€12.20Trifecta:€50.90SF:€14.02

Forecasts

Sir Gerhard (2/9), Ash Tree Meadow (6/1), Goven (6/1), Whowonthetoss (16/1), Meet And Greet (16/1), Highland Charge (22/1), Don't Tell Allen (40/1), Moulane West (50/1), No Trouble (50/1), Kudbegood (80/1), Machine Learner (100/1), Happaugue (125/1), Corbin (150/1), Grain De Folie (150/1), Rhyme'n Rhythm (200/1), Ferrum (200/1), Silverstrand (200/1), Kinch (200/1), Bright Flame (250/1), Mr Macphisto (250/1)

Verdict

SIR GERHARD looks likely to take high rank in the novice hurdle division this season and can make a winning start here. Ash Tree Meadow and Whowonthetoss rate the principal dangers.

  1. SIR GERHARD (IRE)
  2. ASH TREE MEADOW (FR)
  3. WHOWONTHETOSS (IRE)

Previous Winners

2020
Wide Receiver
Weight: 12-0  |Age: 5
3/1

Prize Money

1st: €9,000.002nd: €3,000.003rd: €1,500.004th: €750.005th: €450.006th: €300.00

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