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5:25 Ballinrobe (IRE) 29 Aug 2017

P & D Lydon Handicap Hurdle

(81-123, 4yo+) (2m39yds) 2m Yielding To Soft 8 hurdles
1st €12,320 2nd €3,820 3rd €1,820 4th €820 5th €320


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
8 1110 p 118 32 125
br g Beneficial - Ballycleary (IRE) (Phardante)
Led and disputed, raced keenly, narrow advantage before 4 out, going best between last 2, ridden and pressed closely from last, kept on well run-in (trainer said, regarding improved form shown, there was a number of contributing factors to the improved run today. the gelding had run in a much better race last time out where he was rated up to 20lbs inferior to other runners, furthermore it was run at a very fast pace on good to yielding ground) (op 16/1)
2  ¾
7 1112 t 120 33 126
b g September Storm (GER) - Celia Barros (IRE) (Insan)
Held up towards rear, closed in 6th before 4 out, progress behind leaders before last, short of room on inner after last and soon switched left disputing 2nd, ridden and ran on closing stages, never on terms (op 100/30)
3  [2½]
6 1011 105 15 109
b g Stowaway - Shy Sheila (IRE) (Rashar)
Chased leaders, slight mistake 3rd, took closer order and almost on terms at halfway, ridden in close 2nd between last 2 and no impression on winner closing stages where dropped to 3rd (op 5/1 tchd 5/2)
DSQ  [4]
8 111 t 116 24 119
b m Westerner - Knock Down (IRE) (Oscar)
Chased leaders, 4th before 4 out, ridden in 4th before last and no impression on leaders, kept on same pace run-in, finished 4th, disqualified - not qualified to race due to vaccination (op 11/4)
4  nk [4¼]
6 913 93 95
b g Ivan Denisovich (IRE) - Rosa Bellini (IRE) (Rossini)
Led and disputed, close 3rd before 4 out, joined for 3rd 3 out, ridden in 3rd after next and no extra under pressure from last, one pace run-in, finished 5th, placed 4th (op 33/1 tchd 40/1)
5  [6½]
9 111 b 109 14 109
br g Blueprint (IRE) - My Native Glen (IRE) (Be My Native)
In rear, 7th briefly 4 out, mistake in rear next, ridden after 2 out and no impression on leaders under pressure in 6th after last, kept on one pace, finished 6th, placed 5th (op 13/2 tchd 7/1)
6  nk [6¾]
6 1010 b 104 104
b g Yeats (IRE) - Pointing North (USA) (Orientate)
Chased leaders, 5th before 4 out, improved to dispute 3rd 3 out, close 3rd before next, ridden after 2 out and soon no extra, weakened before last, finished 7th, placed 6th (op 9/2 tchd 4/1)
7  [8½]
4 103 109 102
b f Presenting - Aughrim Vic (IRE) (Old Vic)
Towards rear, last 4 out, took closer order briefly on outer from 2 out, ridden and no extra before last, one pace after, finished 8th, placed 7th (op 20/1 tchd 25/1)
Following a Turf Club inquiry, Hello Sweetie, who passed the post 4th, was disqualified - not qualified to race due to vaccination.
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