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Friday 8 April 2022

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  • 4YO plus  |   1m 2f 150y  |   Standard  |   12 Runners  |   Polytrack
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 18:52  |   Winning time: 2m 16.47s
1st
Horse silk
8
(14)
13/2
T: Miss H McLoughlinJ: A J Slattery
Settled behind leaders, 4th halfway, travelled well to close 2f out, led 1 1/2f out, soon ridden to assert, went clear final furlong, easily op 7/1
2nd
Horse silk
6 ½
5
(6)
7/2
T: E LynamJ: B M Coen
Mid-division, 6th halfway, ridden 2f out, stayed on into 2nd inside final furlong, no chance with winner op 10/3
3rd
Horse silk
1
1
(16)
7/1
T: A McGuinnessJ: R P Whelan
Held up, ridden to progress 2f out, 7th over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong op 13/2
4th
Horse silk
nk
10
(15)
16/1
T: L ComerJ: C D Hayes
Disputed briefly, soon tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden to dispute 2f out, headed 1 1/2f out, kept on one pace final furlong
5th
Horse silk
¾
14
(4)
100/1
T: S MillarJ: Aileen O'Sullivan (10)
Tracked leaders and ran freely early, soon restrained in mid-division, towards rear halfway, ridden on outer 2f out, stayed on into 6th 1f out, kept on one pace final furlong op 80/1 tchd 125/1
6th
Horse silk
½
6
(7)
4/1
T: L ComerJ: W M Lordan
Soon led, ridden and joined 2f out, headed over 1 1/2f out, no extra and kept on one pace
7th
Horse silk
½
4
(3)
3/1f
T: J G CooganJ: D P McDonogh
Settled behind leaders, 5th halfway, ridden and no impression 2f out, kept on one pace
8th
Horse silk
2 ¼
11
(9)
17/2
T: L SmythJ: James J Doyle
Held up towards rear, ridden and no impression 2f out, kept on one pace
9th
Horse silk
1 ¼
15
(11)
18/1
T: E O'ConnellJ: C T Keane
Tracked leader, close 2nd halfway, challenged 3f out, ridden in 4th 2f out, soon no extra tchd 22/1
10th
Horse silk
nk
7
(1)
50/1
T: C O'DwyerJ: R C Colgan
Held up in mid-division, ridden and no extra 2f out op 40/1
11th
Horse silk
3 ½
9
(8)
66/1
T: R O'LearyJ: S D Bowen (7)
Mid-division, 7th halfway, ridden and no extra 2f out op 40/1
12th
Horse silk
10
16
(13)
50/1
T: K BrownJ: J Kearney (7)
Held up towards rear, ridden and no extra over 2f out tchd 66/1

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Non-Runners

12
(2)
Horse silk
Benz28
Weight: 8-12|  Age: 4
T: G Elliott  J: L F Roche
NR
3
(5)
Horse silk
Gift Of Kings103
Weight: 10-0|  Age: 5
T: G Elliott  J: Sam Ewing
NR
17
(10)
Horse silk
Ballycommon Chapel7
Weight: 10-1|  Age: 4
T: P Cluskey  J: Reserve 3
NR
13
(12)
Horse silk
Bright Sovereign1
Weight: 8-12|  Age: 5
T: R O'Brien  J: N M Crosse
NR
2
(17)
Horse silk
Convertible70
Weight: 10-2|  Age: 5
T: A McCann  J: Non Runner
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€8.90Pl:€1.50, €1.90, €2.40EX:€47.60Trifecta:€313.30Tricast:€169.65SF:€30.02

Forecasts

French Company (3/1), Persian Wolf (7/2), Dr Patrick (4/1), Evening Verse (13/2), Alhaajeb (7/1), Spirituoso (17/2), Benz (11/1), Ballycommon Chapel (12/1), Scarlet Seymour (16/1), Gift Of Kings (16/1), Flylikeaneagle (18/1), Bright Sovereign (25/1), Sawbuck (50/1), Cula Bula Mamool (50/1), Convertible (50/1), Roibeard (66/1), Samaritaine (100/1)

Verdict

FRENCH COMPANY has been holding his form well lately and, with the benefit of a handy draw back down in trip, he gets the marginal vote ahead of Alhaajeb, who was narrowly denied by the reopposing Persian Wolf over C&D last time. Dr Patrick is also respected.

  1. FRENCH COMPANY (IRE)
  2. ALHAAJEB (IRE)
  3. DR PATRICK (IRE)

Previous Winners

2021
Ragtime Red
Weight: 8-13  |Age: 6
22/1

Prize Money

1st: €6,300.002nd: €2,100.003rd: €1,050.004th: €525.005th: €315.006th: €209.00

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