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2:55 Down Royal (IRE) 18 Jun 2021

Craft Event Co Opportunity Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

(80-95, 4yo+) (2m4f80yds) 2m4½f Good 10 hurdles
1st €5,900 2nd €1,900 3rd €900 4th €400 5th €200 6th €100


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
6 1110 95 102 124
ch g Shirocco (GER) - Captain Supreme (IRE) (Captain Rio)
Chased leaders, minor headway 6th, went second going easily before 3 out, joined leader after 3 out, led before 2 out, not fluent and pushed along 2 out, soon went further clear, good jump last, pushed out and kept on strongly run-in, easily (trainer's representative said, regarding improvement in form, gelding took a big drop in class from the contest at Punchestown last time out) (op 8/15)
2  16
7 115 b 90 82 100
b g Le Fou (IRE) - Nora Roady (IRE) (Presenting)
Soon tracked leader, joined leader before 2nd, led before 3rd, briefly disputed lead from 7th, faced challenge when not fluent 3 out, soon joined and pushed along, headed before 2 out, ridden and no chance with winner after 2 out, kept on (op 11/2 tchd 15/2)
3  [20¼]
6 111 b 84 72 91
b g Thewayyouare (USA) - Rohain (IRE) (Singspiel)
Towards rear of midfield, in touch with leaders when bumped 7th, went third going okay before 3 out, close up when switched left and pushed along after 3 out, jumped slightly right 2 out, soon ridden and no impression, kept on, no match for first two (op 9/1)
4  8 [28¼]
6 118 Extra-Weights 5 93 74 91
b m Oscar (IRE) - Up The Style (IRE) (Ashkalani)
Held up in rear, headway 7th, soon pushed along briefly, midfield when hampered and carried left before 3 out, soon lost ground and pushed along, keeping on when hit 2 out, went modest fourth run-in, never near to challenge (op 4/1)
5  [33¾]
7 1013 t 80 55 73
b g Fair Mix (IRE) - Boa (Mtoto)
Midfield, not fluent 3rd, in touch with leaders when jumped slightly left and bumped rival 7th, ridden before 3 out, no impression when mistake 2 out, weakening when mistake last, lost fourth run-in (op 22/1 tchd 18/1)
6  [36½]
10 1011 80 53 70
b g Zagreb (USA) - Regal Pursuit (IRE) (Roi Danzig)
Towards rear, headway into midfield from 7th, hampered and carried left before 3 out, soon lost ground and pushed along, ridden and no impression but kept on after 2 out, hit last, never near to challenge (op 20/1 tchd 16/1)
7  [45]
6 113 84 49 65
b g Scorpion (IRE) - Musical Madam (IRE) (Musical Pursuit)
Midfield, pushed along and outpaced after 7th, soon lost position, not fluent 3 out, minor headway when switched left after 2 out, kept on (op 50/1)
8  nk [45¼]
8 116 89 53 70
b g Coastal Path - Rica De Thaix (FR) (Shaanmer)
Led, joined before 2nd, headed but close up before 3rd, disputing second 5th, lost second before 6th, chased leaders when mistake 7th, soon ridden, no extra when not fluent 3 out, soon weakened (op 50/1 tchd 80/1)
9  12 [57¼]
5 1011 t 82 35 51
b g Arcadio (GER) - Loughroe Classic (IRE) (Stowaway)
Jumped right on occasions, held up in rear, minor headway when pushed along after 7th, midfield when ridden before 3 out, soon no extra (op 80/1)
10  11 [68¼]
8 116 t 87 29 45
b g Gold Well - Irish Mystics (IRE) (Ali-Royal)
Midfield, jumped slightly right 2nd, towards rear when not fluent 6th, minor headway when pushed along 7th, in touch with leaders when not fluent 3 out, soon ridden and no extra, weakened before 2 out (op 33/1 tchd 50/1)
11  ½ [68¾]
6 113 b 88 29 45
b m Sholokhov (IRE) - Merry Queen (IRE) (Anshan)
Close up, soon chased leaders, mistake 6th, dropped to midfield when hampered by faller and pushed along 7th, soon no impression, lost touch before 3 out (op 25/1)
12  29 [97¾]
9 109 80 8
b m Yeats (IRE) - Last Century (IRE) (Glacial Storm)
Towards rear of midfield, towards rear when mistake and pushed along briefly 4th, pushed along briefly after 5th, in rear but in touch with leaders when badly hampered by faller 7th, soon no impression (op 80/1 tchd 50/1)
5 1012 t 83
b m Fame And Glory - Dante's Queen (IRE) (King's Theatre)
Midfield, not fluent 2nd, in touch with leaders when fell 7th (op 18/1)
9 1012 b1 83
ch m Whitmore's Conn (USA) - Mill House Girl (IRE) (Basanta)
Chased leaders, niggled along briefly early, disputing second 5th, went second before 6th, ridden briefly before 7th, joined leader from 7th, pushed along when lost second and jockey looked down to see if something was amiss before 3 out, soon pulled up (jockey said mare slipped on home turn and unseated him) (op 50/1)
7 118 89
b g Alkaadhem - Presenting Lucy (IRE) (Presenting)
Held up in rear, headway 6th, midfield when badly hampered by faller and unseated rider 7th (op 22/1)
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