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1:35 Fairyhouse (IRE) 17 Dec 2016

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(4yo+) 2m7f Soft To Heavy 14 hurdles
1st €7,380 2nd €2,280 3rd €1,080 4th €480 5th €180


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
6 118 114 42 130
b g Flemensfirth (USA) - Islands Sister (IRE) (Turtle Island)
Chased leaders, jumped big at 2nd and at times after, 4th halfway, progress after 3 out to challenge going well before next where led, pressed briefly before last, stayed on well to assert run-in, comfortably (op 8/1)
7 1012 104 26 116
b g Arcadio (GER) - She's Got To Go (IRE) (Glacial Storm)
Held up in touch, 6th halfway, headway behind leaders before 2 out, ridden in 2nd between last 2 and pressed winner when mistake last, no impression on winner after and all out closing stages to just hold 2nd (op 11/1)
3  hd [5¾]
5 107 104 26 114
b m Westerner - Emma Jane (IRE) (Lord Americo)
Held up in touch, 6th before 4 out where slight mistake, pushed along after next and progress into 2nd 2 out, no impression on winner under pressure in 3rd between last 2, kept on same pace run-in, just held for 2nd (op 4/1)
4  shd [5¾]
5 115 116 38 126
b g Crillon (FR) - Diamond Turtle (FR) (Limnos)
Held up towards rear, headway after 3 out to chase leaders in 8th into straight, ridden into 6th before last and ran on under pressure run-in, nearest finish (op 33/1)
5  [9½]
5 113 109 28 115
ch g Tobougg (IRE) - Ridgeway Jazz (Kalanisi)
Held up towards rear, progress on outer after 3 out, jumped big next and ridden into 4th before last, no impression on leaders run-in and one pace closing stages
6  ½ [10]
6 110 106 24 111
b g Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Mer De Corail (IRE) (Sadler's Wells)
Held up, pushed along in 7th into straight and no extra under pressure in 5th after 2 out, one pace after (op 6/1 tchd 5/1)
7  [17½]
9 103 95 93
b g Cloudings (IRE) - Lissavoura (IRE) (Jurado)
Chased leaders, 5th halfway, close 3rd before 4 out and soon disputed lead, headed after 3 out and weakened before next
8  11 [28½]
9 113 tp1 109 9 96
b g Spartacus (IRE) - Heart Of The Ocean (IRE) (Soviet Lad)
Led and disputed, jumped big 1st, narrow advantage at halfway, joined after 4 out, narrow advantage again after next until ridden and headed before 2 out, soon weakened (op 12/1)
9  18 [46½]
6 1010 t 109 78
b m King's Theatre (IRE) - Steel Grey Lady (IRE) (Roselier)
Close up behind leader early, disputed lead briefly at 4th, close 2nd at halfway, ridden behind leaders in 3rd into straight and weakened quickly before 2 out, tailed off (op 7/1 tchd 5/1)
10  37 [83½]
5 113 t1 109 41
b g Yeats (IRE) - Hidden Reserve (IRE) (Heron Island)
Mid-division when slight mistake 1st, mistake towards rear at 5th and pushed along briefly, slight mistake 8th, soon took closer order, ridden in 8th before straight and soon weakened quickly, eased before 2 out, tailed off (op 9/1)
10 110 t 106
b g Beneficial - Except Alice (IRE) (Orchestra)
Waited with, last at halfway, pushed along towards rear approaching straight and soon no extra, weakened and pulled up before 2 out (op 8/1)
8 113 ht1 109
b g Desert King (IRE) - Shania (IRE) (Le Bavard)
Chased leaders until disputed briefly 2nd, 3rd halfway, slight mistake 4 out, pushed along behind leaders 3 out and soon weakened quickly, pulled up before next (jockey said gelding made a respiratory noise during the race.) (op 22/1 tchd 25/1 and 18/1)
6 910 Out-of-Handicaps 3 88
b g Antonius Pius (USA) - Forloveofthestars (IRE) (Galileo)
Chased leaders early, not fluent in rear of mid-division at 7th and pushed along after, reminder after next, no impression trailing in rear before 3 out, pulled up before next (op 33/1 tchd 14/1)
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