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5:35 Galway (IRE) 2 Aug 2017 Galway Plate (Handicap Chase) (Grade A)

(4yo+) (2m6f111yds) 2m6½f Good 14 fences
1st €147,500 2nd €47,500 3rd €22,500 4th €10,000 5th €5,000 6th €2,500


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
6 1010 146 127 155
ch g Balko (FR) - Royale Marie (FR) (Garde Royale)
Chased leaders, 3rd before 8th, going well behind leader before 2 out, soon disputed and led last, eased clear before straight, soon ridden and stayed on well closing stages, comfortably (op 13/2)
8 113 153 130 157
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Darabaka (IRE) (Doyoun)
Held up in touch, 7th before 8th, took closer order in 6th from 10th, bad mistake behind leaders 2 out, left disputing 3rd and ridden after last, no impression on winner near finish where went 2nd, kept on well (op 4/1)
3  ¾ [5½]
5 106 142 118 145
bb m Soldier Of Fortune (IRE) - Second Emotion (FR) (Medaaly)
In rear of mid-division, took closer order in 8th from 3 out and improved to chase leaders, left disputing 3rd from last, soon ridden in 4th and no impression on winner closing stages where went 3rd
4  ¾ [6¼]
7 1013 t1 149 125 152
b g Day Flight - Lucidrile (FR) (Beyssac)
In rear of mid-division, took closer order before last where slightly hampered, ridden into 6th after last and kept on under pressure into 4th close home (op 10/1 tchd 8/1)
5  [7½]
8 116 156 131 157
b g Hernando (FR) - Joleah (IRE) (Ela-Mana-Mou)
Chased leaders early, jumped slightly left in 2nd at 6th, led 3 out, joined next and headed last, no impression on winner in 2nd after last and weakened into 5th closing stages
6  11 [18½]
7 109 145 110 135
b g Antarctique (IRE) - Nouvelle Recrue (FR) (Ragmar)
Held up in rear of mid-division, some headway at last where slightly hampered, kept on under pressure into moderate 6th
7  [19¾]
9 105 141 105 130
b g Golan (IRE) - Evnelu (IRE) (Old Vic)
Waited with in rear, headway 3 out to chase leaders, mistake 2 out and hampered by faller at last, soon ridden in 5th and no impression into straight, one pace closing stages
8  [23¼]
8 1013 t1 156 117 145
b g Presenting - Noble Choice (Dahar)
Mid-division, 9th before 8th, took closer order behind leaders from 10th, still in touch when badly hampered by faller at last, no impression after and one pace run-in
9  [25¾]
8 106 t 142 101 125
b g Kayf Tara - Gales Hill (IRE) (Beau Sher)
Held up in touch, 8th before 8th, ridden disputing 7th and no extra after last, one pace run-in
10  hd [26]
10 116 b1 156 115 139
b g Gamut (IRE) - Bellora (IRE) (Over The River)
Mid-division, 10th before 8th, hampered by faller at last, soon ridden disputing 7th and no extra, one pace run-in
11  [34½]
10 1110 160 112 134
gr g Presenting - Pink Mist (IRE) (Montelimar)
Chased leaders early, ridden in mid-division and weakened after 3 out
12  [38¾]
9 113 153 101 123
b g Sadler's Wells (USA) - Riskaverse (USA) (Dynaformer)
Chased leaders early, pushed along in mid-division after 10th and no impression from next, weakened
13  [41¼]
8 104 t 140 86 108
b g Vinnie Roe (IRE) - Bobby's Jet (IRE) (Bob's Return)
Close up until led 1st, slight mistake 10th and not fluent next, headed 3 out and soon no extra, weakened before 2 out (op 25/1 tchd 28/1)
14  [45¾]
8 102 138 80 105
ch g Golan (IRE) - Close To Home (IRE) (Be My Native)
Mid-division, slightly hampered by loose horse at 3rd, 6th before 8th, disputing close 4th when badly hampered by faller at last, lost place and weakened run-in
15  15 [60¾]
9 115 t 155 83 103
b g Orpen (USA) - Sue N Win (IRE) (Beneficial)
Held up towards rear, pushed along on outer after 3 out and no impression before next
16  26 [86¾]
8 102 t 138 43 60
b g Heron Island (IRE) - Inter Alia (IRE) (Dr Massini)
In rear of mid-division, slightly hampered by faller at 9th, ridden and weakened 3 out
10 1013 tp 154 155
b g Helissio (FR) - Rigorous (Generous)
Chased leaders, 4th before 8th, close up in 3rd when fell last
9 116 t1 156
b g Night Tango (GER) - Witness Gama (FR) (Take Risks)
Towards rear, mistake 6th, lost touch before 8th where jumped left in rear and pulled up after
8 107 143
ch g Street Cry (IRE) - Chan Tong (BRZ) (Hampstead)
Held up towards rear, mistake 1st and pushed along briefly, no impression before 3 out, pulled up after last (jockey said gelding stopped to a walk in straight)
8 109 145
ch g Presenting - Ali's Dipper (IRE) (Orchestra)
In rear of mid-division, bad mistake 9th and pulled up quickly (jockey said gelding made a bad mistake at 2nd fence past stands) (op 10/1 tchd 9/1)
8 102 b1 141
b g Presenting - Peggy Maddock (IRE) (Oscar)
Blundered and unseated rider 1st
8 101 137
ch g Beneficial - Montel Girl (IRE) (Montelimar)
Led early until headed 1st and soon settled behind leaders, 5th when blundered and unseated rider 9th (op 16/1)
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