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3:40 Galway (IRE) 5 Aug 2017

Galway Shopping Centre Irish EBF Maiden (Plus 10 race)

(2yo) (1m73yds) 1m½f Soft
1st €11,088 2nd €3,438 3rd €1,638 4th €738 5th €288


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (2)  
2 95 69 94
b c Galileo (IRE) - Gooseberry Fool (Danehill Dancer)
Held up behind leaders in 3rd, went 2nd travelling well into straight and led just inside final furlong, pushed clear and stayed on strongly, easily (op 1/4)
2 (3)
2 95 52 76
b c Redoute's Choice (AUS) - Sense Of Purpose (IRE) (Galileo)
Led, joined briefly after halfway, ridden over 1 length clear into straight, headed just inside final furlong and no chance with easy winner, kept on same pace (op 6/1 tchd 13/2)
3 (5) 11 [16½]
2 95 19 51
b c Peer Gynt (JPN) - Niska (USA) (Smart Strike)
Slowly into stride and in rear early, pushed along in 4th after halfway and no impression on leaders from 2f out, kept on one pace in moderate 3rd inside final furlong
4 (4) hd [16¾]
2 89 62 13 45
b f Lilbourne Lad (IRE) - Acoustic Cheer (USA) (Arch)
Settled behind leader, saddle slipped early, disputed lead briefly after halfway, pushed along in 2nd over 2f out and no extra in 3rd over 1f out, one pace in moderate 4th inside final furlong (trainer said the saddle slipped early in the race) (op 28/1)
5 (1) 19 [35¾]
2 90
b f Requinto (IRE) - Bells Of Ireland (UAE) (Machiavellian)
Slowly into stride and towards rear early, pushed along and no impression in rear after halfway, weakened, eased final furlong (op 33/1 tchd 25/1)
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