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2:20 Leopardstown (IRE) 26 Dec 2016

Racing Post Novice Chase (Grade 1)

(4yo+) 2m1f Yielding 11 fences
1st €53,100 2nd €17,100 3rd €8,100 4th €3,600 5th €1,800 6th €900


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
5 1112 137 160
b g Walk In The Park (IRE) - Phemyka (FR) (Saint Estephe)
Made all, jumped well, still travelled well and in command approaching last, went further clear run-in, impressive (op 4/5 tchd 8/11)
2  9
6 1112 142 127 149
br g Milan - Saucy Present (IRE) (Presenting)
Held up, took closer order 4 out, ridden to dispute 2nd when pecked last, kept on gamely run-in to hold 2nd, not trouble winner
3  ½ [9½]
5 1112 143 126 149
ch g Gamut (IRE) - Lora Lady (IRE) (Lord Americo)
Settled off leaders in 4th, went 3rd at 5th, ridden to chase clear leader in 2nd approaching last where not fluent and dropped to 3rd, kept on same pace run-in (op 20/1 tchd 25/1)
4  ¾ [10¼]
6 1112 tp 131 125 148
ch g Touch Of Land (FR) - Cap The Rose (IRE) (Roselier)
Chased leaders in 3rd, jumped well, went 2nd at 4th, ridden and no impression on winner home bend, dropped to 4th approaching last, kept on same pace
5  8 [18¼]
6 1112 140 116 140
b g Westerner - Hapeney (IRE) (Saddlers' Hall)
Chased leaders early, not fluent in 5th 5 out, not quicken after 2 out and dropped to rear, kept on one pace into 5th run-in (op 25/1 tchd 20/1)
6  [20]
6 1112 114 138
b g Shantou (USA) - Ghillie's Bay (IRE) (King's Ride)
Raced in rear, not fluent 7th, went 5th 2 out, no impression before last, dropped to rear run-in
6 1112 150
b g Kayf Tara - Miss Arteea (IRE) (Flemensfirth)
Pressed leader in 2nd until slow at 4th and dropped to 3rd, mistake next and dropped towards rear and pulled up, lame (vet reported the gelding to be lame behind) (op 7/4 tchd 15/8)
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