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3:50 Curragh (IRE) 19 Apr 2015

Big Bad Bob Gladness Stakes (Group 3)

(3yo+) 7f Yielding
1st €40,625 2nd €11,875 3rd €5,625 4th €1,875

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (5)  
4 97 102 68 112
ch c Teofilo (IRE) - Raghida (IRE) (Nordico)
In touch, 7th halfway, headway over 2f out to chase leaders in 3rd over 1f out, ridden to lead 1f out and kept on well under pressure towards finish (trainer said, regarding apparent improvement in form, that the more favourable ground conditions suited the colt)
2 (2)
6 97 103 64 109
ch g Choisir (AUS) - Zoldan (Deploy)
Hooded to load, held up towards rear, 10th halfway, headway from 2f out to chase leaders in 5th 1f out, closed under pressure inside final furlong into 2nd final strides, not trouble winner
3 (7) nse [1¼]
4 97 109 63 109
b c Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Rose De France (IRE) (Diktat)
Chased leaders, 4th halfway, soon lost place and short of room 2f out, soon switched in 10th and progress into 4th just inside final furlong, ridden into 2nd inside final 100yds, no impression on winner closing stages and dropped to 3rd final strides (op 7/1)
4 (9) [4]
5 97 111 55 101
b g Arakan (USA) - Giveupyeraulsins (IRE) (Mark Of Esteem)
Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, led 2f out, soon ridden and joined over 1f out, no impression on winner disputing 2nd briefly inside final furlong and one pace in 4th towards finish
5 (11) ½ [4½]
6 97 109 54 100
gr g Dark Angel (IRE) - Kelsey Rose (Most Welcome)
Waited with, closer in 5th at halfway, effort under 2f out, on terms and every chance over 1f out, soon no impression on winner disputing 2nd briefly and one pace in 5th towards finish (op 11/4)
6 (8) nk [4¾]
3 88 110 46 94
b c Fastnet Rock (AUS) - Chenchikova (IRE) (Sadler's Wells)
Chased leaders, 6th halfway, ridden over 2f out and no impression on leaders under pressure in 6th inside final furlong, kept on one pace (op 10/1)
7 (6) [6]
4 97 116 47 96
b c War Front (USA) - Bema (USA) (Pulpit)
Held up, last halfway, ridden under 2f out and no impression over 1f out, some late headway inside final furlong, never a threat (op 11/2 tchd 6/1 and 9/2)
8 (10) 1 [7]
5 97 103 44 93
b m Kheleyf (USA) - Night Fairy (IRE) (Danehill)
Held up towards rear, 9th halfway, pushed along over 2f out and no extra under pressure entering final furlong, kept on one pace
9 (3) ½ [7½]
6 97 111 42 92
b g Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Abeyr (Unfuwain)
Led narrowly, ridden and headed 2f out, soon no extra, weakened and eased over 1f out
10 (1) hd [7¾]
4 97 b1 102 41 91
b g Shamardal (USA) - Alexander Queen (IRE) (King's Best)
Held up in touch, 8th halfway, headway to chase leaders over 2f out, ridden in 5th and no extra under pressure over 1f out, weakened final furlong
11 (4) [9¼]
4 97 105 36 87
b g Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Fraulein (Acatenango)
Close up, close 2nd at halfway, ridden and weakened from 2f out (op 7/1 tchd 8/1)
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