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2:25 Leopardstown (IRE) 28 Dec 2012

Topaz Novice Chase (Grade 1)

(4yo+) 3m Soft 17 fences
1st €48,750 2nd €14,250 3rd €6,750 4th €2,250


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
7 1110 150 48 153
ch g Bob Back (USA) - Dun Belle (IRE) (Over The River)
Held up, progress to track leaders from 4 out, pushed along on terms before straight, hard ridden from last and kept on well under pressure to lead final strides, just
2  hd
6 1110 48 153
b g Daliapour (IRE) - Lirfa (USA) (Lear Fan)
Waited with in rear, good headway from 3 out to track leaders on outer before next, travelling best to lead before last where pecked slightly, soon over 2 lengths clear, ridden and strongly pressed near finish, headed final strides
3  17 [17¼]
6 1110 138 33 138
b g Curtain Time (IRE) - Sailors Run (IRE) (Roselier)
Held up in rear of mid-division, headway from 5 out going well to join leader on inner 2 out, soon ridden in 3rd before last and no extra run-in
4  [26¾]
9 1110 148 24 130
br g Bishop Of Cashel - Boyne View (IRE) (Buckskin)
Held up in touch, close up in 6th 2 out, soon pushed along and no impression approaching straight, kept on under pressure into 4th from last (op 10/1)
5  [32¼]
9 1110 132 19 121
ch g Broken Hearted - Sigginstown (Kambalda)
Held up towards rear, headway from before 3 out and closer in 5th before next, soon pushed along and no impression approaching last where not fluent, kept on same pace and dropped to 5th run-in (op 20/1)
6  20 [52¼]
6 1110 t 147 101
b g Bob Back (USA) - Dainty Daisy (IRE) (Buckskin)
Chased leaders, 5th halfway, mistake 11th, not fluent 5 out and no extra from 2 out, moderate 6th when slow last
5 119 146
b g Saint Des Saints (FR) - Bint Bladi (FR) (Garde Royale)
Held up in touch, close 5th when fell 3 out (op 10/1 tchd 11/1)
7 1110 136
b g Beneficial - Dramatic Dame (IRE) (Buckskin)
Held up towards rear, mistake 8th and rider lost irons, pulled up before 9th (op 12/1)
7 1110 b 142
b g Definite Article - Tricias Pride (IRE) (Broken Hearted)
Led, hard ridden and headed from 2 out, weakened quickly and pulled up before last
6 1110
b g Turtle Island (IRE) - Neeto (IRE) (Over The River)
Chased leaders, mistake 5 out, ridden from next and weakened, trailing when pulled up before last (op 66/1 tchd 50/1)
5 119 131
b g Westerner - Designer Lady (IRE) (Buckskin)
Raced in mid-division, 8th halfway, lost place when mistake 4 out, pulled up before next (op 16/1)
5 119 138
b g Milan - La Noire (IRE) (Phardante)
Waited with in rear of mid-division, 7th when blundered and unseated rider 10th (op 20/1)
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