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4:20 Curragh (IRE) 22 Apr 2012

Big Bad Bob Gladness Stakes (Group 3)

(4yo+) 7f Soft
1st €39,000 2nd €11,400 3rd €5,400 4th €1,800

Error

Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (5)  
4 97 126 82 124
b c Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Sun Shower (IRE) (Indian Ridge)
Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, smooth headway to lead over 1f out, quickened clear final furlong, very easily (op 1/4 tchd 3/10)
2 (3)
6 91 106 67 103
ch g Refuse To Bend (IRE) - Zoudie (Ezzoud)
Held up in rear, headway into 3rd over 1f out, kept on same pace to go 2nd final furlong but no chance with easy winner (op 12/1)
3 (4) ¾ [4]
7 91 b 94 65 101
br h Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Simaat (USA) (Mr Prospector)
Led, strongly pressed and headed briefly 2 1/2f out, kept on under pressure until headed again over 1f out, soon no chance with easy winner and dropped to 3rd final furlong (op 28/1)
4 (2) [8½]
7 91 93 52 89
b g Lil's Boy (USA) - Alamanta (IRE) (Ali-Royal)
Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, 4th 2f out, ridden and no extra from 1f out, eased when beaten closing stages (op 20/1)
5 (6) 11 [19½]
7 91 t 95 20 59
gr h Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Karliyka (IRE) (Last Tycoon)
Chased leaders in 3rd, driven along 3f out and no extra from 2f out, weakened (op 33/1)
6 (1) 9 [28½]
7 91 35
b h Clodovil (IRE) - Royal House (FR) (Royal Academy)
Tracked leader racing freely, led briefly 2 1/2f out, soon ridden and no extra, weakened (jockey said gelding ran too free; vet said gelding was found to be blowing hard post-race) (op 11/2)
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