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3:05 Leopardstown (IRE) 29 Dec 2014

Topaz Novice Chase (Grade 1)

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


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
5 119 157
b g Poliglote - Dalamine (FR) (Sillery)
Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, took closer order after 3 out, headway going well on outer to lead narrowly into straight, headed narrowly run-in until stayed on well under pressure to lead final 100yds, extended advantage near the line
2  3
6 1110 145 154
b g Milan - First Battle (IRE) (Un Desperado)
Waited with, 6th halfway, took closer order behind leaders after 6 out, slight mistake 4 out, headway after 2 out to challenge in 2nd before last where switched left, led narrowly run-in until headed under pressure final 100yds, no extra closing stages (op 6/1)
3  11 [14]
7 1110 140 144
b g Jammaal - Remember Rob (IRE) (Deep Society)
Attempted to make all, 4 lengths clear halfway, jumped slightly right 9th and at times after, not fluent 4 out, reduced advantage after next, ridden and headed between last 2, no impression on leaders in 3rd before last, kept on one pace (op 12/1)
4  5 [19]
6 1110 138
b g Beneficial - Peppardstown (IRE) (Old Vic)
Chased leader in 2nd, jumped slightly right at times, not fluent 4 out, ridden after 2 out and soon no extra under pressure in 4th, kept on one pace (op 5/1 tchd 9/2)
5  [24½]
6 1110 148 133
b g Indian Danehill (IRE) - Chanson Indienne (FR) (Indian River)
Waited with, 5th halfway, closer in 4th 3 out, pushed along in 5th on outer before next and no impression on leaders into straight, weakened
6  [26¼]
6 1110 131
b g Oscar (IRE) - Bobbing Back (IRE) (Bob Back)
Soon chased leaders, 4th halfway, mistake 3 out and lost touch in 6th, no impression into straight, one pace (op 5/1)
5 119 b1
b g Martaline - Ball Of Wood (FR) (Cadoudal)
Held up in rear, jumped right 5th and not fluent next and 9th where jumped right, niggled along from 10th and no extra under pressure after 4 out, no impression in rear when pulled up before 2 out (op 16/1)
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