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9:00 Down Royal (IRE) 23 Jun 2017

Mencap Flat Race

(4-7yo) (2m100yds) 2m½f Good
1st €7,700 2nd €2,387.50 3rd €1,137.50 4th €512.50 5th €200


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
5 110 74 114
b m Definite Article - Grangeclare Gold (IRE) (Old Vic)
Held up towards rear, 7th halfway, steady progress to go 3rd on outer 3f out, ridden to challenge under 2f out, kept on well under pressure to lead 1f out, edged right under pressure, stayed on strongly
4 102 63 104
b f Kalanisi (IRE) - Saddler Regal (IRE) (Saddlers' Hall)
Chased leaders, 4th and took keen hold when pace steadied halfway, progress to go 2nd 3f out and going well, pushed into lead 1 1/2f out, soon challenged strongly and headed 1f out, no extra under pressure, drifted left close home (op 4/1 tchd 5/1)
3  9 [12¾]
6 1111 ht 74 116
b g Kayf Tara - Suave Shot (Suave Dancer)
Bit awkward start and away from rest of field, soon led, went clear after 3f, steadied and reduced advantage halfway, pushed along when challenged 3f out, headed 1 1/2f out and no extra, one pace (op 9/2 tchd 100/30)
4  ½ [13¼]
4 117 t 66 108
b g Galileo (IRE) - Artistique (IRE) (Linamix)
Soon chased leaders in 3rd, went 2nd 4f out, ridden and dropped to 4th 3f out, soon no extra under pressure and one pace (op 4/5)
5  12 [25¼]
5 109 46 89
br m Stowaway - Loreley (IRE) (Oscar)
Held up in 6th, took closer order in 4th 4f out, ridden 3f out and no extra, soon dropped to 5th and one pace (op 20/1 tchd 25/1)
6  [26¾]
5 112 52 95
b g Mr Dinos (IRE) - Vera Glynn (IRE) (Alderbrook)
Mid-division, 5th halfway, ridden and no extra from 4f out
7  46 [72¾]
7 107 42
b m King's Theatre (IRE) - Silver Tassie (FR) (Kaldounevees)
Took very keen hold, soon tracked leader in 2nd, ridden 4f out and weakened quickly, tailed off (op 16/1)
8  40 [112¾]
5 114 t 9
b g Beat All (USA) - Cure The Blues (IRE) (Phardante)
In rear, ridden and no impression from 4f out, weakened and tailed off
5 110
b g Nicobar - Miss Decca (FR) (Smadoun)
Mid-division, ridden and reminders after 4f, soon detached, pulled up 4f out (op 50/1)
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