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1:55 Leopardstown (IRE) 29 Dec 2016

Neville Hotels Novice Chase (Grade 1)

(4yo+) 3m Yielding 17 fences
1st €50,150 2nd €16,150 3rd €7,650 4th €3,400 5th €1,700 6th €850

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
6 1110 110 161
b g Oscar (IRE) - Good Thyne Jenny (IRE) (Good Thyne)
Always prominent, led and disputed after 7th, headed 11th where slight mistake, soon disputed lead again until headed 4 out, not fluent 2 out and pushed along in 4th, ridden in 3rd before last and closed under pressure run-in to lead close home, all out (op 5/1)
2  ½
5 1110 152 110 160
b g Flemensfirth (USA) - Millys Gesture (IRE) (Milan)
Chased leaders, close 4th before 3 out and improved between horses to challenge before next, ridden to lead narrowly after last, soon strongly pressed and headed under pressure close home (op 9/4)
3  ½ [1]
5 1110 h 141 109 160
gr g Martaline - Nikos Royale (FR) (Nikos)
Chased leaders, took closer order before 10th, almost on terms from next and led 4 out, joined after next, ridden with narrow advantage before last and headed under pressure run-in, kept on well in 3rd closing stages, held (op 25/1)
4  21 [22]
8 1110 145 92 139
b g Milan - Johnsalice (IRE) (Zaffaran)
With leaders early, pushed along in 7th before 3 out and no impression on leaders under pressure before next, kept on again from last into moderate 4th close home (op 7/1 tchd 8/1)
5  ¾ [22¾]
6 1110 146 91 139
b g Day Flight - Lucidrile (FR) (Beyssac)
Held up towards rear, took closer order behind leaders before 11th, close 5th before 3 out, ridden in 4th after next and no impression on leaders before last, one pace run-in and denied moderate 4th close home (op 14/1)
6  [25½]
6 1110 89 135
b g Flemensfirth (USA) - Spirit Leader (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Towards rear, pushed along in 8th before 3 out and no impression on leaders before next where not fluent, moderate 7th before last, kept on one pace run-in (op 10/1)
7  nse [25½]
6 1110 142 89 135
b g Beneficial - Westgrove Berry (IRE) (Presenting)
Chased leaders early until soon settled towards rear, took closer order after halfway, close 6th before 3 out, ridden after next and no impression on leaders under pressure in 5th into straight, weakened before last
8  [31]
5 1110 84 136
b g Honolulu (IRE) - Oll Mighty Fellow (FR) (Ungaro)
Led narrowly until headed after 7th, mistake in close 3rd at 9th, dropped to 6th before next until took closer order behind leaders after 4 out, close 4th when bad mistake 3 out and dropped to 6th, weakened next (op 16/1 tchd 20/1)
F   
8 1110 142
b g Shantou (USA) - Backaway (IRE) (Bob Back)
Waited with, in rear when fell 9th (op 8/1)
PU   
6 1110 147
b g Saddler Maker (IRE) - Omega Des Obeaux (FR) (Saint Preuil)
Chased leaders until disputed after 7th, close 2nd after 9th, led 11th until soon joined and headed, pecked slightly 5 out and ridden behind leaders, weakened quickly before next where slight mistake, eased and pulled up before next, burst blood vessels (jockey said the gelding burst blood vessels and was pulled up)
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