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4:15 Curragh (IRE) 16 Sep 2018

Goffs Vincent O'Brien National Stakes (Group 1)

(2yo) 7f Good To Yielding
1st €199,500 2nd €66,500 3rd €31,500 4th €14,000 5th €7,000 6th €3,500


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (7)  
2 93 115 107 122
b c Dubawi (IRE) - Volume (Mount Nelson)
Soon chased leaders, 3rd halfway, going well after halfway and improved on outer to challenge from 2f out, ridden to lead 1f out where edged slightly right, kept on well under pressure inside final furlong where pressed and assert close home (op 6/4 tchd 5/4)
2 (5)
2 93 110 103 119
b c Galileo (IRE) - Believe'N'Succeed (AUS) (Exceed And Excel)
Tracked leader, 2nd halfway, pushed along after halfway and improved to lead from 2f out, headed under pressure 1f out where slightly impeded, kept on well far side and pressed winner inside final furlong until no extra close home (op 6/4 tchd 13/8)
3 (2) [5¾]
2 93 108 89 107
b c Galileo (IRE) - Christmas Kid (USA) (Lemon Drop Kid)
Led and pushed along briefly early, 2 lengths clear at halfway, headed from 2f out and no impression on leaders under pressure in 3rd entering final furlong where slightly impeded, kept on same pace inside final furlong (op 8/1)
4 (4) [7½]
2 93 103 84 102
b c Galileo (IRE) - Empowering (IRE) (Encosta De Lago)
Towards rear early until improved to chase leaders in 4th after 1f, 4th halfway, ridden 2f out and no impression on leaders under pressure in 5th 1f out, kept on same pace in 4th inside final furlong, never troubled leaders (op 14/1)
5 (3) [9¾]
2 93 109 77 97
b c No Nay Never (USA) - Theann (Rock Of Gibraltar)
Chased leaders early until settled in 5th after 1f, 6th after 2f, pushed along over 2f out and no impression on leaders under pressure over 1f out, switched right in 6th well inside final furlong and went 5th close home, never troubled leaders (op 10/1)
6 (6) ¾ [10½]
2 93 b1 100 75 95
b c Declaration Of War (USA) - Pan Dulce (USA) (Candy Ride)
Held up towards rear, closer in 5th after 2f, behind leaders 2f out, soon ridden in 4th and no extra under pressure from over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, just held 6th
7 (1) nse [10½]
2 93 97 74 95
b c Galileo (IRE) - Scream Blue Murder (IRE) (Oratorio)
Hooded to load, in rear throughout, ridden from over 2f out and no impression over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, just failed for 6th
After a stewards' inquiry, the placings remained unaltered.
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