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2:30 Downpatrick (IRE) 17 Jun 2017

Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares Handicap Hurdle

(4yo+) (2m2f165yds) 2m3f Good 9 hurdles
1st €9,240 2nd €2,865 3rd €1,365 4th €615 5th €240


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
7 98 83 71 92
b m Bachelor Duke (USA) - Grangehill Dancer (IRE) (Danehill Dancer)
Led briefly after 1st until headed before next, 2nd before 4 out, improved to lead after 2 out, driven clear before last, reduced advantage under pressure run-in and all out closing stages where pressed, just held on (op 12/1)
2  ½
6 103 Over-Weights 1 t 88 77 97
b m Kalanisi (IRE) - Seductive Dance (Groom Dancer)
With leaders and led narrowly after 1st until soon headed, slight mistake in 4th at 2nd, ridden in 3rd after 2 out and went 2nd from last, kept on under pressure run-in to press winner closing stages, just held (op 6/1)
3  ¾ [1¼]
5 118 p1 108 95 115
b m Darsi (FR) - First Strike (IRE) (Magical Strike)
Held up in touch, 6th before 4 out, no impression on winner disputing 4th between last 2, kept on under pressure into 3rd run-in, nearest finish (op 8/1)
4  [3½]
6 111 p 101 85 106
ch m Artan (IRE) - Gold Stamp (Golden Act)
Held up, niggled along briefly after 2nd, pushed along in 7th after 5th where slight mistake, slight mistake 3 out and some headway under pressure into 5th before 2 out, kept on in 4th closing stages, never troubled leaders (op 8/1 tchd 11/1)
5  7 [10½]
7 97 Out-of-Handicaps 2 82 59 80
ch m Presenting - Pretty Puttens (IRE) (Snurge)
Close up and led before 2nd, ridden and headed after 2 out, slight mistake in 3rd at last, weakened run-in (op 10/1)
6  17 [27½]
6 112 102 61 83
bb m Tikkanen (USA) - Trinity Belle (FR) (Tel Quel)
Towards rear early, 5th before 4 out, took closer order briefly behind leaders on outer 3 out, ridden in 5th and no extra after next, soon weakened, lost right fore shoe (vet reported the mare to have lost a right fore shoe) (op 7/2 tchd 100/30)
7  [32¼]
8 1110 p 110 64 86
b m Urban Ocean (FR) - Carroll Splenden (IRE) (Carroll House)
Held up in rear, slight mistake 5th, ridden and no impression 3 out, lame (jockey said mare never travelled during the race; vet reported the mare to be lame post race) (op 9/4)
8  46 [78¼]
5 115 t 105 35
b m Yeats (IRE) - Adjisa (IRE) (Doyoun)
Soon settled behind leaders, 3rd before 4 out, slight mistake 3 out, ridden and weakened before next (op 12/1)
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