18:00 Punchestown

Thursday 28 April 2022

All15:4016:1516:5017:2518:0018:3519:1019:45

    Conway Piling Handicap Hurdle (Grade B)

  • 4YO plus  |   2m 7f 130y  |   Good to Yielding (Yielding in places)  |   25 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 18:01  |   Winning time: 5m 54.9s
1st
Horse silk
18
10/1
T: D CullenJ: M P Walsh
Towards rear, some headway on outer after 4 out, 6th entering straight, pushed along and progress to challenge last, soon led, ridden and kept on well op 11/1 tchd 12/1
2nd
Horse silk
2 ¾
15
11/1
T: N MeadeJ: J W Kennedy
Towards rear, some headway on inner after 4 out, 8th approaching straight, progress between horses to lead before last where slight mistake, soon headed, no impression on winner
3rd
Horse silk
1 ¾
7
14/1
T: W P MullinsJ: Kieran Callaghan (7)
Towards rear, some headway 3 out, 12th entering straight, progress when short of room and switched left approaching last, kept on well run-in to go 3rd closing stages op 20/1
4th
Horse silk
½
17
10/1
T: R O'BrienJ: D E Mullins
Mid-division, tracked leaders when not fluent 3 out, 3rd and pushed along entering straight, ridden and disputed lead briefly approaching last, no extra run-in op 12/1
5th
Horse silk
hd
10
7/2f
T: N J HendersonJ: N de Boinville
Tracked leaders, 7th on inner halfway, pushed along after 2 out, ridden and some headway in 5th at last, kept on one pace run-in op 9/2 tchd 10/3
6th
Horse silk
3
6
20/1
T: C O'DwyerJ: C G O'Dwyer (7)
Tracked leaders, headway into 2nd halfway, disputed lead from 4 out, pushed along and headed 2 out, 4th and ridden before last, no extra run-in op 22/1 tchd 18/1
7th
Horse silk
1 ½
16
710-10
40/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: C F Hart (7)
Rear of mid-division, pushed along and no impression after 3 out, 15th entering straight, kept on well from before last
8th
Horse silk
1
21
14/1
T: N J HendersonJ: Aidan Coleman
Tracked leader, slight mistake 2nd, 3rd on inner halfway, not fluent 4 out and lost place, 7th and pushed along entering straight, ridden and no impression before last, kept on one pace op 10/1
9th
Horse silk
½
22
12/1
T: M F MorrisJ: D J O'Keeffe
Tracked leaders on outer, 6th halfway, 3rd 4 out, mistake next, ridden early straight and lost place approaching last, no extra op 14/1
10th
Horse silk
1 ¼
28
50/1
T: H RogersJ: Sam Ewing
Towards rear early, headway into mid-division before halfway, pushed along after 2 out and kept on one pace in straight op 40/1 tchd 66/1
11th
Horse silk
5
5
8/1
T: G ElliottJ: Mr R James (7)
Tracked leaders, 8th halfway, headway in 5th before 3 out, pushed along approaching straight, no extra before last op 15/2 tchd 17/2
12th
Horse silk
1 ¼
1
25/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: J B Foley (5)
Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, headway to dispute lead 4 out, led 2 out, ridden and headed approaching last, soon no extra op 33/1
13th
Horse silk
3 ½
9
66/1
T: J P DempseyJ: L P Dempsey
Rear of mid-division, some headway before 3 out, no impression in mid-division after 2 out, no extra in straight op 40/1 tchd 80/1
14th
Horse silk
nk
14
25/1
T: Ms H P MarkhamJ: A P Kelly (7)
Mid-division, headway into 4th before 3 out, pushed along and lost place entering straight, soon no extra op 22/1
15th
Horse silk
5 ½
25
710-5
50/1
T: P NolanJ: R Deegan
Rear of mid-division on inner, headway into mid-division before 5 out, no extra after 2 out tchd 66/1
16th
Horse silk
3 ¾
26
80/1
T: Dermot P O'BrienJ: R J Condon (7)
Always towards rear, never a factor, pushed along and no impression after 3 out, no extra tchd 66/1
17th
Horse silk
21
12
50/1
T: W P MullinsJ: B J Cooper
Always towards rear, not fluent 1st, never a factor, mistake 6th, pushed along and no threat after 3 out, no extra op 40/1
18th
Horse silk
3 ½
2
14/1
T: O McKiernanJ: B Browne
Mid-division, pushed along and dropped towards rear halfway, no impression 3 out, no extra op 18/1
19th
Horse silk
1
23
40/1
T: P NolanJ: J C Gainford
Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, pushed along and lost place before 3 out, soon no extra, weakened op 28/1
20th
Horse silk
3 ¼
4
10/1
T: M BrassilJ: J J Slevin
Mid-division on outer, pushed along and dropped towards rear 5 out, ridden and no impression after next

Also Ran

PU
Horse silk
3
11/1
T: Colm MurphyJ: B Hayes
Mid-division, pushed along after 3 out and rear of mid-division after next, soon no extra, behind and pulled up before last op 12/1
PU
Horse silk
8
40/1
T: C ByrnesJ: P T Enright
Rear of mid-division, never a factor, pushed along and no impression towards rear after 4 out, no extra after next, behind and pulled up before last op 33/1
PU
Horse silk
13
16/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: R M Power
Led, pushed along and headed 4 out, lost place quickly before next, soon weakened, behind and pulled up before last op 20/1
PU
Horse silk
19
33/1
T: P RocheJ: S D Torrens
Always towards rear, never a factor, pushed along and no impression 5 out, no extra after 3 out, behind and pulled up before last op 25/1
PU
Horse silk
20
20/1
T: J J ManganJ: S F O'Keeffe
Tracked leaders, mid-division when bad mistake 8th, no extra and lost place after 3 out, weakened, behind and pulled up before last op 14/1 tchd 22/1

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Non-Runners

11
Horse silk
Festival D'ex10
Weight: 11-1|  Age: 7
T: G Elliott  J: D N Russell
NR
27
Horse silk
Limerick Lace1
Weight: 10-5|  Age: 5
T: G P Cromwell  J: Reserve 2
NR
24
Horse silk
Midnight It Is1
Weight: 10-6|  Age: 6
T: G P Cromwell  J: S W Flanagan
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€14.60Pl:€3.30, €3.60, €4.10, €3.20EX:€193.50Trifecta:€2,214.70Tricast:€1,620.92SF:€119.92

Forecasts

City Chief (7/2), Sassy Yet Classy (8/1), A Great View (10/1), Sparkling Stars (10/1), Panda Boy (10/1), Bugs Moran (11/1), Macs Charm (11/1), Whatsavailable (12/1), Festival D'ex (12/1), Maze Runner (14/1), The Bomber Liston (14/1), Unexpected Depth (14/1), Midnight It Is (14/1), Silver Sheen (16/1), Capilano Bridge (20/1), Limerick Lace (20/1), Mahler Allstar (20/1), The Very Man (25/1), Bread And Butter (25/1), Walking On Glass (33/1), Morosini (40/1), Mercury Lane (40/1), Doctor Duffy (40/1), Lord Erskine (50/1), Tucanae (50/1), Dark Voyager (50/1), Broomfields Jeremy (66/1), Molly Wedger (80/1)

Verdict

MACS CHARM has improved at a rate of knots in handicaps and with this step up in trip likely to draw out further improvement, his winning sequence may about to be extended. As you would expect there are a host of potential dangers, headed by City Chief and Maze Runner.

  1. MACS CHARM (IRE)
  2. CITY CHIEF (IRE)
  3. MAZE RUNNER (IRE)

Previous Winners

2021
Capodanno
Weight: 11-1  |Age: 5
11/2

Prize Money

1st: €30,000.002nd: €10,000.003rd: €5,000.004th: €2,500.005th: €1,499.006th: €1,000.00

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