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6:10 Ballinrobe (IRE) 4 May 2021

Wish You Were Here Opportunity Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

(80-95, 4yo+) (2m5f61yds) 2m5½f Soft 10 hurdles
1st €5,900 2nd €1,900 3rd €900 4th €400 5th €200 6th €100


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
6 115 84 35 106
b g Court Cave (IRE) - Beesplease (IRE) (Snurge)
Towards rear, headway and pressed leader 7th, good jump 3 out, cruising when good jump 2 out, made challenge after 2 out, nudged along to lead approaching last, shaken up and went well clear run-in, impressive (op 9/2)
7 115 t 86 27 94
b g Scorpion (IRE) - Lisagore Lady (IRE) (Indian Danehill)
Held up in rear, headway and pressed leader 7th, going okay 2 out, niggled along and outpaced approaching last, mistake last, ridden and rallied run-in, stayed on and went second final stride (op 18/1)
3  nse [9½]
5 119 90 31 98
b g Getaway (GER) - Lasado (IRE) (Jurado)
Prominent in chasing group, led narrowly before 2 out, niggled along and faced challenge after 2 out, headed home turn, ridden and outpaced after last, rallied final 110yds, went second towards finish, no extra and lost second final stride (op 11/2)
4  [11]
6 120 91 31 98
b m Shirocco (GER) - Brosna Val (IRE) (Val Royal)
Held up in rear, headway and close up 7th, niggled along after 2 out, soon going okay, led home turn, nudged along and headed approaching last, ridden and weakened after last, lost two places towards finish (op 5/2)
5  [13¼]
7 118 t 85 23 89
b m Yeats (IRE) - Ask June (IRE) (Shernazar)
In rear, hit 5th, headway and prominent 7th, squeezed out and lost position after 7th, close up before 2 out, outpaced approaching last, pushed along and weakened gradually after last (op 10/1)
6  75 [88¼]
7 118 89 18
b m Getaway (GER) - Swiss Hall (IRE) (Saddlers' Hall)
In rear, headway and prominent 7th, nudged along and lost position before 2 out, pushed along and struggling home turn, soon tailed off (op 10/1)
7  [89¾]
6 111 b1 80 8
b g Doyen (IRE) - Inchidaly Acrobat (IRE) (Buster King)
Raced in second, pressed leader 7th, soon led, niggled along and headed before 2 out, soon ridden, not fluent 2 out, weakened quickly home turn, soon tailed off (op 33/1)
11 119 b 90
b m Oscar (IRE) - Henris Blaze (IRE) (Be My Native)
Awkward jump 1st, in rear, headway after 3rd, lost position before 7th, not fluent 3 out, soon lost ground, got behind 2 out, tailed off and pulled up before last (op 9/1)
8 112 83
b g Cape Cross (IRE) - Sherifa (GER) (Monsun)
Towards rear, nudged along after 7th, tailed off and pulled up after 3 out (op 16/1)
9 119 h 86
bb g Craigsteel - Derrytown Girl (IRE) (Anshan)
Took keen hold, led clearly, not fluent 2nd, went further clear after 3rd, reduced lead after 6th, niggled along and faced challenge when not fluent 7th, soon ridden and headed, dropped to rear and pulled up before 3 out (vet said gelding was showing mild signs of heat stress post-race, slow recovery post-race and to have pulled its left-fore shoe) (op 12/1)
8 115 86
b m Doyen (IRE) - Really Royale (FR) (Garde Royale)
In rear, not fluent 6th, niggled along and got behind after 7th, tailed off and pulled up after 3 out (op 11/1)
6 113 84
b m Stowaway - Other Salsa (FR) (Kingsalsa)
Always towards rear, tailed off after 5th, pulled up before 3 out (op 50/1)
  • 12 ran Off time: 6:11:41 Winning time: 5m 40.00s (slow by 34.50s) Total SP: 122%
  • Non-runners: Amoret (reserve), Caniwillyegiveme (unsuitable ground), Carrigeen Lactuca (other), You No Me Too Well (reserve)
  • 1st owner: Oliver Barden (Oscer Romero) 1st breeder: Robert & Miss Melanie Downes
  • 2nd owner: Patrick Finnegan (Pino Boy)
  • 3rd owner: Mark McDonagh (Get Phar)
  • Tote win: €3.70 PL: €1.40 €8.40 €1.60 Ex: €200.40 CSF: €86.97 Tricast: €520.31 Trifecta: €519.60
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