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1:10 Down Royal (IRE) 26 Dec 2017

Toals Bookmakers Hunters Chase

(5yo+) 2m6f Heavy 14 fences
1st €6,160 2nd €1,910 3rd €910 4th €410 5th €160


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
9 117 60 131
b g Westerner - Hi Native (IRE) (Be My Native)
Chased leaders, 4th halfway, took closer order on terms after 3 out, ridden to lead narrowly 2 out, all out run-in where pressed closely, held on well
2  ¾
8 119 p1 66 138
b g Network (GER) - Meylba (FR) (Grand Tresor)
Disputed briefly early until soon settled behind leader, 2nd halfway, took closer order and disputed after 3 out, ridden and headed narrowly 2 out, close 2nd when slight mistake last, rallied and pressed winner run-in, held (op 5/1)
3  9 [9¾]
9 1111 54 127
b g Presenting - Hollygrove Cezanne (IRE) (King's Ride)
Held up in touch, 6th halfway, took closer order and disputed lead briefly after 3 out until headed before next, soon no impression on leaders under pressure in 3rd, one pace after (op 9/2)
4  [19¼]
9 110 40 112
ch g Flemensfirth (USA) - Always Present (IRE) (Presenting)
Waited with in rear early, took closer order after halfway, ridden before 3 out and no impression on leaders where left moderate 5th, kept on one pace
5  [22]
7 117 45 116
b g Saint Des Saints (FR) - Rainbow Crest (FR) (Baryshnikov)
Led for most, over 2 lengths clear at halfway, ridden and pressed closely 3 out, soon joined and headed under pressure, weakened into 4th before 2 out (op 8/1)
6  dist [52]
12 116 tp 10
b g Witness Box (USA) - First Of April (IRE) (Presenting)
Held up towards rear early, took closer order and went 3rd at halfway, ridden behind leaders and no extra after 4 out, soon weakened
9 118
b g Jimble (FR) - Celia's Pet (IRE) (Kemal)
Settled in mid-division, jumped left 7th, improved to chase leaders 5 out, pushed along in 5th after next and still in touch when fell 3 out (op 16/1 tchd 14/1)
9 110 b
b g Medicean - Dixielake (IRE) (Lake Coniston)
Chased leaders, 5th halfway, niggled along briefly after 9th, weakened to rear before next, ridden and no extra after 5 out, pulled up before 3 out
8 110 p
b g Definite Article - Clash Princess (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Settled behind leaders, slight mistake 5th, dropped towards rear before halfway, pushed along after 7th and soon no extra, lost touch before 9th, trailing when pulled up before 5 out
8 110
b g Mountain High (IRE) - Definetly Sarah (IRE) (Definite Article)
Held up in mid-division early, rider lost left iron briefly after 2nd, slight mistake towards rear 6th, last at halfway, ridden and no extra 5 out, weakened, pulled up before 3 out
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