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2:55 Leopardstown (IRE) 26 Dec 2016

"Bet Through The Racing Post App" Handicap Chase

(4yo+) 2m1f Yielding 11 fences
1st €16,297.50 2nd €5,035 3rd €2,385 4th €1,060 5th €397.50


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
5 106 122 78 130
b g Shantou (USA) - Close To Shore (IRE) (Bob Back)
Led, headed after 1st, chased leaders in 3rd until lost position after 2 out on home bend, switched right to outer approaching last where slightly hampered, stayed on strongly to lead closing stages, going away at finish (op 7/1)
8 1013 t 129 83 135
b g Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Hataana (USA) (Robellino)
Raced in mid-division, closer 2 out, good run through on inner off home bend to chase leaders approaching last where left in front, strongly pressed and headed closing stages, no extra with winner close home (op 9/1)
3  [3]
5 113 133 86 140
b g Network (GER) - Pretty Moon (FR) (Moon Madness)
Raced in mid-division, took closer order on outer 2 out, chased leader in 2nd when badly hampered at last, kept on well when squeezed for room run-in by two principals, kept on same pace (op 5/2 tchd 11/4)
4  [4½]
6 101 117 68 121
b g Winged Love (IRE) - Eastender (Opening Verse)
Held up towards rear, took closer order after 2 out, went 3rd at last where mistake and slightly hampered, ridden and no impression in 4th run-in, kept on same pace (op 12/1)
5  5 [9½]
7 119 139 84 137
br g Baroud D'Honneur (FR) - True Lovely (FR) (True Brave)
Raced towards rear, rapid headway on inner to lead after 5th, headed after 2 out, weakened before last (op 12/1 tchd 9/1)
6  nk [9¾]
7 1112 t 142 87 140
ch g Doyen (IRE) - Arantxa (Sharpo)
Held up, took closer order to chase leaders 4 out in 4th, ridden and no impression approaching last where slightly hampered, kept on one pace (op 16/1)
7  [11¼]
10 105 t 121 64 121
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Queen Plaisir (IRE) (Grand Plaisir)
Held up, not fluent 4th, closer before 2 out to chase leaders, 5th when badly hampered last, soon no extra (op 10/1)
8  13 [24¼]
6 105 t 121 49 104
br g Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE) - Se La Vie (FR) (Highest Honor)
Slowly away and soon detached in rear, never a factor
9  [28]
11 103 119 42 98
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Gardana (FR) (Garde Royale)
Raced in mid-division to halfway, dropped towards rear and detached 3 out, no impression when hampered next
7 104 p 120
b g Milan - Riviera Sands (IRE) (Mister Lord)
Chased leaders in 4th, bad mistake in mid-division at 6th, no impression when fell 2 out (op 4/1)
6 107 h 123 134
ch g Trans Island - Black Ouzel (IRE) (Taipan)
Tracked leaders until led 1st, headed after 5th, not fluent 3 out, led again after 2 out, 2 lengths advantage when fell last (op 9/1 tchd 10/1)
8 1011 p1 127
b g Westerner - Perfect Prospect (IRE) (Golan)
Chased leaders to 4 out, soon weakened, pulled up after next, lost action (jockey said gelding lost his action) (op 20/1)
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