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5:00 Fairyhouse (IRE) 2 Apr 2018

BoyleSports Irish Grand National Chase (Extended Handicap Chase) (Grade A)

(5yo+) 3m5f Heavy 22 fences
1st €270,000 2nd €95,000 3rd €45,000 4th €20,000 5th €10,000 6th €5,000 7th €2,500 8th €2,500


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
9 100 t 139 56 146
b g Gold Well - How Provincial (IRE) (Be My Native)
Chased leaders, not fluent 11th, 6th after 5 out, ridden disputing 3rd after 2 out and ran on under pressure between horses from last to lead final stride (op 25/1)
2  hd
11 101 140 57 147
b g Flemensfirth (USA) - Cool Island (IRE) (Turtle Island)
With leaders, narrow advantage after 3rd, joined 6th and soon settled behind leaders, 4th after 15th, ridden before 2 out and ran on under pressure to lead far side run-in until headed final stride
3  ½ [¾]
11 95 Out-of-Handicaps 2 tp1 135 51 141
b g Gold Well - Clonbrook Lass (IRE) (Lord Americo)
Chased leaders, mistake 2nd, close 3rd after 4 out, ridden before 2 out and under pressure before last where hampered and slow, ran on again in 4th run-in into never nearer 3rd on line
5  hd [1]
8 115 Extra-Weights 8 158 74 164
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Fairy Native (IRE) (Be My Native)
Always prominent, close 2nd at 5th, soon disputed and led, still going well 2 out, ridden and hung left before last where slow and hampered rivals, headed run-in and no extra in 3rd close home, denied 3rd on line, disqualified and placed 5th (op 12/1 tchd 14/1)
4  ¾ [1¾]
11 103 tp 142 57 148
b g Old Vic - Spirit Leader (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Mid-division, driven after 18th, mistake next, some headway after 4 out into 7th before next, ran on under pressure into 6th after 2 out, hampered from last until ran on again in 5th run-in, nearest finish, finished 5th, awarded 4th (op 11/1 tchd 12/1 and 10/1)
6  10 [11¾]
8 912 t 137 44 134
b g Lavirco (GER) - Latitude (FR) (Kadalko)
Chased leaders, 2nd after 19th, closer 2nd after 4 out, ridden after 2 out and hampered at last where forced left and slow, lost any chance and dropped to 6th, no extra run-in
7  [14¼]
8 100 b 139 44 132
ch g Indian River (FR) - Luas Luso (IRE) (Luso)
Chased leaders, disputed 4th before 5 out, 4th after next, jumped slightly left 3 out and well left next, soon no impression on leaders and weakened in 7th before last
8  41 [55¼]
7 1013 v 152 21 104
b g Milan - Borleagh Princess (IRE) (Presenting)
Mid-division, took closer order after halfway, reminders after 16th, 5th after next, lost touch 5 out, weakened (op 10/1 tchd No Odds)
9 911 136
b g Oscar (IRE) - Cool Supreme (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Held up in mid-division, brought down 5th
8 93 Out-of-Handicaps 2 tb 135
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Finemar Lady (IRE) (Montelimar)
Towards rear, mistake 3rd, brought down 5th (op 50/1)
7 910 t 135
gr g Martaline - Samansonnienne (FR) (Mansonnien)
Held up in mid-division, brought down 5th (op 12/1)
9 910 Out-of-Handicaps 1 h 135
ch g Mr Dinos (IRE) - Auburn Roilelet (IRE) (Good Thyne)
Towards rear, mistake 4th, brought down next
11 101 t1 140
b g Milan - Banbury Cross (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
In touch, mistake 11th, disputed 3rd after next where not fluent, close up behind leaders when fell 13th
10 912 tv 140
bb g Presenting - Glen Empress (IRE) (Lancastrian)
In touch, fell 7th
11 96 t 136
b g Balakheri (IRE) - Echo Queen (IRE) (Luso)
Led when fell 1st (op 50/1 tchd 66/1)
9 107 Extra-Weights 9 146
b g Luso - Frankly Native (IRE) (Be My Native)
With leaders, close 2nd after 3rd, behind leaders when fell 5th (op 8/1)
6 106 145
b g Voix Du Nord (FR) - Vitora (FR) (Victory Note)
Towards rear, fell 1st
13 912 p 137
b g Winged Love (IRE) - Silva Venture (IRE) (Mandalus)
Mid-division best, pulled up before 18th
10 113 b1 163
b g Stowaway - Western Whisper (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Mid-division, ridden in 7th and no extra after 4 out, weakened, not fluent 2 out, pulled up before last
9 912 137
b g Westerner - Its Only Gossip (IRE) (Lear Fan)
In rear, slight mistake 17th, soon pushed along and weakened, pulled up before 19th
9 1011 tb 150
b g Presenting - Noble Choice (Dahar)
In rear of mid-division best, no impression in rear at 15th, pulled up before next
9 103 b 142
b g Scorpion (IRE) - Zara's Victory (IRE) (Old Vic)
Held up, towards rear when mistake and hampered 7th, pulled up after
8 101 tb1 140
b g Beneficial - Westgrove Berry (IRE) (Presenting)
Chased leaders, mistake 11th, led 12th and disputed until headed after 15th, weakened behind leaders 17th, pulled up before 19th
8 104 tb 143
b g Milan - Winsome Breeze (IRE) (Glacial Storm)
Mid-division, headway 15th to chase leaders, slight mistake 19th, weakened 5 out, pulled up before next (op 8/1 tchd 7/1)
7 1012 151
b g Smadoun (FR) - Baby Sitter (FR) (Nikos)
Close up early until soon settled behind leaders, slight mistake 14th and pushed along briefly, eased before next, pulled up towards rear after 15th (jockey said gelding stopped quickly) (op 16/1)
7 912 p 137
b g Gold Well - Nighty Bless (IRE) (Executive Perk)
Mid-division, mistake 18th, took closer order from next, ridden and weakened after 5 out, pulled up before next
7 97 Out-of-Handicaps 1 135
ch g Fleetwood (IRE) - Millbrook Marble (IRE) (Rudimentary)
Towards rear when bad mistake 7th, mid-division after halfway, weakened after 5 out and pulled up before next (op 66/1)
8 95 Out-of-Handicaps 1 b1 135
b g Stowaway - L'Harmonie (USA) (Bering)
Mid-division, took closer order 16th and improved to chase leaders 19th, close 4th before 5 out, weakened after 5 out, pulled up before 3 out
8 1010 149
b g Presenting - Flocon De Neige (IRE) (Kahyasi)
In rear of mid-division, in touch when hampered and unseated rider at 13th (op 18/1)
6 106 145
gr g Sagamix (FR) - Bahia Blanca (FR) (Astarabad)
Held up, towards rear when blundered and unseated rider 7th
Following a stewards' inquiry, Bellshill, who passed the post 4th, was disqualified and placed 5th - caused interference. Folsom Blue was placed 4th.
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