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6:35 Down Royal (IRE) 26 Jul 2019

Magners Irish Cider Handicap

(3yo+) 5f Good
1st €10,047 2nd €3,247 3rd €1,547 4th €697 5th €357 6th €187


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (2)  
9 811 75 68 86
b h Majestic Missile (IRE) - Bronze Queen (IRE) (Invincible Spirit)
Always prominent, close 2nd at halfway, disputed lead going well over 1f out and soon led, ridden clear near finish (op 10/1)
2 (1)
6 813 77 64 83
b m Roderic O'Connor (IRE) - Silk City (IRE) (Barathea)
Dislodged rider on way to start, close up behind leaders, 4th halfway, ridden behind leaders 1 1/2f out, not much room and switched left 1f out, ran on under pressure into 2nd well inside final furlong, not trouble winner (op 6/1 tchd 5/1)
3 (6) ½ [2]
3 83 b 76 59 79
b g Kyllachy - Fenella Rose (Compton Place)
Dwelt and awkward start where went left and bumped rival, mid-division, took closer order behind leaders under 2f out, ridden to dispute 2nd briefly inside final furlong where no impression on winner, kept on same pace in 3rd close home (op 8/1)
4 (8) ½ [2½]
8 90 78 61 80
b g Dandy Man (IRE) - Ribald (Alhaarth)
Led briefly until soon headed and settled behind leaders early, driven in mid-division after halfway and headway near side inside final furlong, no impression on winner in 4th near finish, kept on
5 (4) ½ [3]
4 910 tp1 88 69 88
gr c Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Fancy Intense (Peintre Celebre)
Towards rear, pushed along under 2f out and headway entering final furlong where switched right and ridden, ran on into never threatening 5th close home (op 7/1)
6 (5) ½ [3½]
5 87 v1 71 50 69
ch g Dandy Man (IRE) - Rumuz (IRE) (Marju)
Held up towards rear, took closer order going well from halfway, not much room disputing 5th inside final furlong, ridden and no impression on leaders near finish, broke blood vessels (vet said gelding burst a blood vessel) (op 7/2)
7 (7) ¾ [4¼]
3 90 87 61 82
b f Kodiac - Surf's Up (IRE) (Encosta De Lago)
Awkward start where bumped and hampered between horses, settled towards rear, pushed along over 1f out where not clear run and checked slightly, switched right well inside final furlong and ran on close home
8 (10) nk [4½]
6 813 t 77 52 72
b g Kodiac - Okba (USA) (Diesis)
Bumped start, held up towards rear, pushed along under 2f out and took closer order near side over 1f out, no extra under hands and heels inside final furlong (op 9/1 tchd 6/1)
9 (11) hd [4¾]
3 95 87 59 80
b f Rajj (IRE) - Imitation (Darshaan)
Went right start and bumped rival, soon led, narrow advantage at halfway, ridden and joined over 1f out, soon headed and no extra, weakened and eased inside final furlong (op 14/1)
10 (3) ½ [5¼]
5 80 Over-Weights 2 b 74 46 66
b m Dandy Man (IRE) - Fillthegobletagain (IRE) (Byron)
Slowly into stride and detached early, took closer order towards rear after 1f, took closer order after halfway, not clear run in rear over 1f out, soon switched right and not clear run again briefly inside final furlong, one pace near finish (jockey said that his mount dwelt when the stalls opened) (op 14/1)
11 (13) 1 [6¼]
3 84 Out-of-Handicaps 1 b1 72 38 60
b g Gregorian (IRE) - Nafa (IRE) (Shamardal)
Held up behind leaders, close 3rd at halfway, driven and no extra over 1f out, soon weakened under pressure
12 (12) hd [6½]
3 84 p1 72 37 63
b g Slade Power (IRE) - Ahaaly (Exceed And Excel)
Slowly into stride and detached in rear, kept on one pace final 2f, never a factor (jockey said that his mount reared up when the stalls opened and was slowly away) (op 10/1)
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