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Sunday 7 August 2022

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    Speckled Hen Handicap Hurdle (80-95)

  • 4YO plus  |   2m 2f 165y  |   Good to Yielding (Good in Places )  |   15 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 15:30  |   Winning time: 4m 35.7s
1st
Horse silk
10
10/3f
T: P FentonJ: Niall Moore (7)
Mid-division, 10th halfway, progress into 5th travelling well after 3 out, went 4th approaching last, ridden and headway to challenge over 200 yards out, soon led and kept on well op 11/4 tchd 7/2
2nd
Horse silk
2 ¾
8
17/2
T: M M McNiffJ: P T Enright
Tracked leaders, 2nd halfway, headway to dispute after last, soon headed and dropped to 3rd, kept on again to go 2nd close home op 8/1 tchd 15/2
3rd
Horse silk
sh
13
14/1
T: E McCarthyJ: R Deegan
Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, closer in 3rd after 2 out, headway to dispute last, led briefly, soon headed, kept on one pace, dropped to 3rd close home op 12/1 tchd 16/1
4th
Horse silk
¾
1
7/1
T: L YoungJ: T N Brett (7)
Chased leader, 3rd halfway, went 2nd travelling well before 3 out, hampered and dropped to 4th soon after, progress on inner when short of room approaching last, close 3rd early straight, ridden and no impression, kept on one pace op 8/1 tchd 17/2
5th
Horse silk
¾
4
16/1
T: P GriffinJ: K M Donoghue
Towards rear, 15th halfway, progress into moderate 12th 3 out, good headway into 7th out, ridden in 5th early straight, kept on one pace op 11/1
6th
Horse silk
3 ¾
3
5/1
T: D A McLoughlinJ: C D Maxwell
Mid-division, 8th halfway, pushed along when mistake 2 out, 7th last, ridden and kept on to go 6th close home tchd 11/2
7th
Horse silk
2 ¾
11
8/1
T: D A McLoughlinJ: P J O'Hanlon (5)
Towards rear, 12th halfway, moderate headway from over 3 out, no impression tchd 7/1
8th
Horse silk
1 ¼
14
22/1
T: L LennonJ: Thomas Reilly (7)
Led, 2 lengths clear halfway, extended advantage 4 out, pushed along and headed after 2 out, dropped to 6th last, weakened op 16/1
9th
Horse silk
5 ½
7
9/1
T: B R HamiltonJ: S F O'Keeffe
Mid-division, 7th halfway, closer in 6th 2 out, soon pushed along and no extra from over 3f out op 11/1
10th
Horse silk
2 ¼
2
6/1
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
Mid-division, 9th halfway, 8th 3 out, no impression from over 2 out, kept on one pace op 7/1
11th
Horse silk
3 ¾
15
1211-2
22/1
T: P J RothwellJ: J J Slevin
Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, pushed along on inner after 3 out, soon weakened op 28/1 tchd 33/1
12th
Horse silk
33
6
33/1
T: Patrick TurleyJ: P J Carberry
Towards rear, mistake 4 out, pushed along soon after, no extra from 3 out, tailed off
13th
Horse silk
nse
5
40/1
T: D M ChristieJ: J C Gainford
Tracked leaders, 6th halfway, dropped towards rear 3 out, no extra from next, tailed off op 25/1 tchd 50/1
14th
Horse silk
2 ½
16
80/1
T: L LennonJ: R A Doyle
Rear of mid-division, 11th halfway, pushed along when slow 2 out, soon weakened, tailed off op 66/1 tchd 50/1
15th
Horse silk
2
9
80/1
T: J J LambeJ: Miss A McGuinness (7)
Towards rear, slight mistake 3rd, moderate headway when slow 3 out soon weakened, tailed off op 50/1

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Non-Runners

18
Horse silk
Guest25
Weight: 11-2|  Age: 4
T: H Smyth  J: Reserve 3
NR
17
Horse silk
Stander30
Weight: 12-0|  Age: 8
T: R K Watson  J: Reserve 2
NR
12
Horse silk
Only One Plan23
Weight: 11-7|  Age: 5
T: P J Rothwell  J: J P O'Sullivan
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£4.34Pl:£1.70, £3.20, £5.80EX:£31.20Trifecta:£171.30Tricast:£369.34SF:£32.03

Forecasts

Montel Glory (10/3), Top Basanta (5/1), Breffni Brave (6/1), Only One Plan (13/2), Alexharwill (7/1), Finnians Row (8/1), Darkest Hour (17/2), Maggie Barrett (9/1), Shannon Gray (14/1), Trishknowsbest (16/1), Carlotalin (22/1), Our Brian (22/1), Like A G Six (33/1), Glan Gap (40/1), Guest (50/1), Stander (66/1), Rio Biumoso (80/1), Eternal Prince (80/1)

Verdict

MONTEL GLORY had Top Basanta (second choice again) and several others behind when landing a C&D handicap last month and a 6 lb rise looks within range. Of the rest, Trishknowsbest is a potential improver now handicapping for a new yard.

  1. MONTEL GLORY (IRE)
  2. TOP BASANTA (IRE)
  3. TRISHKNOWSBEST (IRE)

Previous Winners

2021
Dympnas Well
Weight: 12-0  |Age: 5
4/1

Prize Money

1st: €6,000.002nd: €2,000.003rd: €1,000.004th: €500.005th: €300.006th: €200.00

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