17:00 Naas

Sunday 27 February 2022

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    Naas Racecourse Handicap Hurdle

  • 4YO plus  |   1m 7f 101y  |   Soft (Yielding in places)  |   21 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 17:02  |   Winning time: 3m 56.0s
1st
Horse silk
4
7/2
T: Francis CaseyJ: D F O'Regan
Tracked leaders, went 2nd before 3rd, mistake 4th, led 4 out, pressed 2 out, soon pushed along and asserted, 4 lengths clear when mistake last, ridden and reduced lead close home, all out op 4/1
2nd
Horse silk
½
6
13/2
T: S FaheyJ: K C Sexton
Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, 4th entering straight, ridden and no impression after 2 out, went 3rd at last, stayed on well under pressure run-in, 2nd final 50 yards, not reach winner tchd 6/1
3rd
Horse silk
1
9
16/1
T: M J SmithJ: L A McKenna (7)
Held up in mid-division, headway to 3rd after 3 out, went 2nd on inner 2 out, switched right after 2 out, soon ridden and no impression, kept on same pace, dropped to 3rd final 50 yards op 8/1
4th
Horse silk
3 ¼
1
50/1
T: S SpillaneJ: B Hayes
Tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, 2nd entering straight, 3rd when mistake 2 out, soon ridden and no impression, dropped to 4th at last, kept on one pace op 33/1
5th
Horse silk
1 ¾
8
16/1
T: H De BromheadJ: Rachael Blackmore
Mid-division, headway after 3 out and pushed along in 8th 2 out, ridden and in 5th and no impression when mistake last, kept on one pace op 11/1
6th
Horse silk
1 ½
12
66/1
T: P J GilliganJ: P T Enright
Mid-division, some headway after 3 out and pushed along in 5th next, soon ridden and no impression, kept on one pace op 50/1
7th
Horse silk
4 ¾
11
18/1
T: S R B CrawfordJ: Sam Ewing
Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, ridden in 9th and no impression before 2 out, kept on one pace op 20/1
8th
Horse silk
¾
16
33/1
T: J C McConnellJ: S D Torrens
Mid-division, pushed along in 10th and no impression 2 out, kept on one pace op 28/1
9th
Horse silk
3 ½
3
12/1
T: O McKiernanJ: B Browne
Mid-division, pushed along entering straight and ridden in 7th 2 out, soon no impression, kept on one pace op 16/1 tchd 18/1
10th
Horse silk
12
5
15/2
T: B ConnellJ: D J McInerney
Held up towards rear, some headway after 3 out and pushed along in 7th next, soon ridden and no extra op 10/1 tchd 7/1
11th
Horse silk
nk
13
28/1
T: P A FahyJ: R J Condon (7)
Always towards rear, pushed along and no danger from 3 out, kept on one pace without threatening, never a factor op 22/1
12th
Horse silk
2 ¼
22
33/1
T: P FentonJ: G B Noonan (7)
Mid-division, ridden and no impression before 2 out op 80/1
13th
Horse silk
1 ¾
14
150/1
T: Thomas CoyleJ: B P Kennedy (7)
Led, headed 4 out, soon lost place, weakened after 3 out op 125/1 tchd 80/1
14th
Horse silk
2 ½
19
28/1
T: D HoganJ: D G Hogan
Always towards rear, no danger from 4 out, never a factor op 25/1 tchd 33/1
15th
Horse silk
11
7
911-1
80/1
T: M M McNiffJ: H Morgan (3)
Always towards rear, no danger from 4 out, never a factor op 50/1
16th
Horse silk
5 ½
20
100/1
T: J C McConnellJ: S F O'Keeffe
Always towards rear, not fluent 1st, no danger from 4 out, never a factor op 80/1
17th
Horse silk
8
15
20/1
T: J J HanlonJ: D E Mullins
Tracked leaders, 6th halfway, ridden and weakened after 3 out
18th
Horse silk
14
2
22/1
T: E BolgerJ: M P Walsh
Always towards rear, no danger from 4 out, never a factor, tailed off op 16/1
19th
Horse silk
75
10
18/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: R M Power
Prominent, soon tracked leader in 2nd, mistake 2nd, mistake and reminders next, soon lost place, dropped to rear and mistake 4 out, weakened and pulled up before next op 11/1

Also Ran

PU
Horse silk
17
18/1
T: A J MartinJ: L P Dempsey
Mid-division, dropped towards rear and pushed along halfway, soon weakened, behind when pulled up before 4 out op 28/1
UR
Horse silk
18
10/3f
T: S O O'BrienJ: M M McDonagh (7)
Rear of mid-division, pushed along and no impression when mistake and unseated rider 3 out op 4/1

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Non-Runners

21
Horse silk
Yaha Fizz15
Weight: 10-0|  Age: 12
T: E D Delany  J: J P Shinnick
WD

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€4.50Pl:€1.60, €2.30, €2.90, €10.80EX:€33.30Trifecta:€201.70Tricast:€350.85SF:€26.28

Forecasts

The Gradual Slope (10/3), Palace Rock (7/2), Take All (13/2), Big King (15/2), Aarons Day (12/1), Cafe Con Leche (16/1), Georgette Fun (16/1), Curious Times (18/1), Instant Return (18/1), Golf Marin (18/1), Cosa Ban (20/1), Prengarde (22/1), Stormy Judge (28/1), Darkened (28/1), Andys Flame (33/1), Lake Chad (33/1), Goulane Chosen (50/1), Varna Gold (66/1), Andratx (80/1), Mr Jackman (100/1), Prospectus (150/1), Yaha Fizz (150/1)

Verdict

PALACE ROCK took another step forward when runner-up at Navan 5 weeks ago and tops the shortlist ahead of The Gradual Slope and Cosa Ban.

  1. PALACE ROCK (IRE)
  2. THE GRADUAL SLOPE (IRE)
  3. COSA BAN (IRE)

Previous Winners

2021
Light Brigade
Weight: 10-4  |Age: 5
4/1

Prize Money

1st: €9,600.002nd: €3,200.003rd: €1,601.004th: €800.005th: €480.006th: €320.00

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