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4:05 Fairyhouse (IRE) 28 May 2021

Fairyhouse Summer Season Claiming Race

(3yo) 1m2f Soft To Heavy
1st €7,080 2nd €2,280 3rd €1,080 4th €480 5th €240 6th €120


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (3)  
3 92 15 65
b c American Pharoah (USA) - Rather Special (IRE) (Galileo)
Raced lazily, pushed along briefly, soon tracked leader, lost second but close up after 3f, pushed along and reminder when struggling before halfway, reminder after halfway, ridden under 3f out, joined leader 1f out, soon led, ran on, eased final strides (trainer's rep said, regarding improved form, that the ground conditions, the longer trip and the change of noseband may have been contributing factors to today's improved performance) (op 66/1 tchd 80/1)
2 (5) 2
3 912 62 21 68
b f Territories (IRE) - Funday (Daylami)
Started quickly, briefly led, soon chased leaders, nudged along 3f out, soon headway towards near side, ridden 2f out, kept on and went second but held final 110yds, no match for winner (op 4/1)
3 (11) 1 [3]
3 91 53 8 55
ch f Bated Breath - Camp Fire (IRE) (Lahib)
Took keen hold, prominent, soon chased leaders, went second after 3f, 1 length down 3f out, joined leader towards near side when ridden 2f out, soon led, joined 1f out, soon headed, no extra final 110yds (op 11/2)
4 (12) nk [3¼]
3 813 64 10 57
b g Dark Angel (IRE) - Whazzis (Desert Prince)
Soon midfield, headway and chased leaders after halfway, going okay up the centre over 2f out, soon pushed along and edged left, ridden when joined leaders 1f out, soon headed, weakened final 110yds (op 4/1)
5 (4) [6¾]
3 811 t1 57 43
gr g Markaz (IRE) - Avaselle (IRE) (Ad Valorem)
Slightly awkward start, soon in rear, minor headway from over 3f out, chased leaders towards far side when pushed along over 2f out, switched left and made challenge when ridden under 2f out, no extra up the centre over 1f out, weakened final 110yds (op 6/1 tchd 9/2)
6 (10) [14¼]
3 90 tp1 70 31
ch g Territories (IRE) - Idyllic Star (IRE) (Choisir)
Midfield, pushed along towards near side under 3f out, ridden 2f out, no impression when hung right over 1f out, weakened and eased final 110yds (op 9/1)
7 (2) [16]
3 86 v 44 27
b f Elzaam (AUS) - Dream Craft (IRE) (Mastercraftsman)
Took keen hold, chased leaders on inner early, soon midfield, dropped to rear after 3f, pushed along under 4f out, soon outpaced, ridden and minor headway towards far side over 2f out, no extra inside final furlong (op 28/1 tchd 22/1)
8 (8) 16 [32]
3 813
b g Dylan Thomas (IRE) - Crafty Fancy (IRE) (Intikhab)
Slowly into stride, in rear and pushed along briefly, in touch with leaders when pushed along 3f out, ridden towards near side and no extra over 2f out, weakened from under 2f out (op 9/1)
9 (9) 10 [42]
3 86 b1
b f The Gurkha (IRE) - Blueberry Gal (IRE) (Bushranger)
Soon led, 1 length ahead going okay 3f out, pushed along towards far side over 2f out, soon joined and headed, weakened under 2f out, dropped to rear when eased from over 1f out (op 66/1)
10 (1) 15 [57]
3 92 t 60
ch f Territories (IRE) - Batiste (Pivotal)
Towards rear, pushed along from under 4f out, in touch with leaders when ridden up the centre over 2f out, soon no extra and weakened, eased from over 1f out (jockey said filly stopped quickly; trainer said filly may not have handled the soft underfoot conditions having previously raced on the all-weather at Dundalk and may return to race on that surface again; vet said filly was blowing hard post-race) (op 3/1 tchd 5/2 and tchd 10/3)
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