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5:20 Curragh (IRE) 27 May 2018

Curragh "Where Champions Are Made" Handicap

(4yo+) 2m Good To Firm
1st €15,375 2nd €4,750 3rd €2,250 4th €1,000 5th €375


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
7 90 81 87
b g Diamond Green (FR) - Lily Shing Shang (Spectrum)
Chased leaders, 6th at halfway, travelled well to press leaders 2f out in 3rd, led approaching final furlong and ridden clear closing stages (op 8/1)
4 100 p1 96 8 101
b c New Approach (IRE) - Punctilious (Danehill)
Chased leaders in 3rd, pushed along in 4th 3f out, switched left under 2f out, stayed on well into 2nd final 50yds, not reach winner (op 6/1)
3  ½ [2]
5 88 b 75 78
b g Canford Cliffs (IRE) - Tarascon (IRE) (Tirol)
Chased leaders, 4th at halfway, closer in 3rd 3f out and led 2f out, soon strongly pressed, headed approaching final furlong, kept on same pace in 3rd
4  ½ [2½]
9 91 p1 82 85
b g Antonius Pius (USA) - Skala (IRE) (Hernando)
Raced towards rear until progress 2f out, went 6th entering final furlong, kept on well into 4th close home, never nearer (op 5/1)
5  ¾ [3¼]
7 81 tp 73 75
b g Echo Of Light - Lily Beth (IRE) (Desert King)
Tracked leader in 2nd until led 3f out, headed 2f out, kept on well on far side, dropped to 5th closing stages
6  nk [3½]
7 94 t 90 92
ch g Kyllachy - Penmayne (Inchinor)
Held up towards rear, some progress over 1f out when switched right, went 8th entering final furlong, kept on well closing stages, never nearer
7  hd [3¾]
7 911 92 93
br g Cape Cross (IRE) - Spring Symphony (IRE) (Darshaan)
Raced in mid-division, closer to chase leaders under 2f out, ridden in 5th entering final furlong, one pace final 100yds (op 10/1)
8  ½ [4¼]
5 91 p 82 83
ch g Mastercraftsman (IRE) - Alaya (IRE) (Ela-Mana-Mou)
Raced in mid-division, bit closer under 2f out, no impression entering final furlong, kept on same pace (op 11/1)
9  [5½]
6 711 Out-of-Handicaps 1 71 71
b g High Chaparral (IRE) - Cleide Da Silva (USA) (Monarchos)
Raced in mid-division, pushed along 3f out, bit short of room under 2f out and soon dropped towards rear, kept on again inside final furlong (op 20/1)
10  [10¼]
4 84 Out-of-Handicaps 4 v 72 67
b c Vocalised (USA) - Cloigin Gorm (IRE) (Lil's Boy)
Raced towards rear, strongly ridden from under 2f out, never a factor
11  ½ [10¾]
4 86 t 74 69
b g Henrythenavigator (USA) - Anadiyla (IRE) (Barathea)
Raced in rear for most, some progress under 2f out, no impression entering final furlong
12  1 [11¾]
6 713 73 66
b g Mountain High (IRE) - Ajo Green (IRE) (Moscow Society)
Chased leaders in 4th, mid-division 4f out, ridden and weakened towards rear over 1f out
13  17 [28¾]
10 95 p 86 60
b g Quws - Miss Molly (Arzanni)
Led, 4 lengths advantage at halfway, lead reduced 4f out, headed 3f out and soon weakened, eased final furlong (op 14/1)
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