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4:00 Leopardstown (IRE) 12 Feb 2017

Stan James Irish Gold Cup Chase (Grade 1)

(5yo+) (3m60yds) 3m½f Soft 17 fences
1st €84,750 2nd €28,500 3rd €13,500 4th €6,000 5th €3,000


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
7 1110 164 84 168
b g Midnight Legend - La Perrotine (FR) (Northern Crystal)
Held up behind leaders, raced keenly early, 4th before 8th, improved into 2nd going well from 2 out, ridden to lead from last and kept on well under pressure run-in, all out (op 100/30 tchd 3/1)
2  ¾
10 1110 t 160 83 167
b g Westerner - Rose Of Inchiquin (IRE) (Roselier)
Waited with in rear, last at halfway, closer in 5th after 9th, going well behind leaders before 2 out, improved far side into 3rd from last where ridden, kept on well under pressure into 2nd close home, held (op 4/1 tchd 5/1)
3  ¾ [1½]
8 1110 161 82 166
b g Poliglote - Dalamine (FR) (Sillery)
Tracked leader for most until disputed lead from halfway, narrow advantage from 12th, ridden after 2 out and pressed closely into straight, headed under pressure from last and no impression on winner close home where dropped to 3rd (op 3/1)
4  [5]
11 1110 166 79 164
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Baden (IRE) (Furry Glen)
Held up behind leaders, 5th before 8th, slight mistake next and soon dropped to rear, pushed along after 4 out, still in touch under pressure 2 out, left 4th at last and no impression on leaders run-in, kept on same pace (op 5/1 tchd 6/1)
5  29 [34]
10 1110 p1 158 54 134
b g Gamut (IRE) - Bellora (IRE) (Over The River)
Led for most, joined before 6th where slight mistake, disputed lead from halfway until headed narrowly from 12th, slight mistake 3 out, ridden and weakened after next (op 11/1 tchd 12/1)
9 1110 p 154 162
b g Beneficial - Guigone (FR) (Esprit Du Nord)
Held up behind leaders, 3rd before 8th, going well behind leaders on outer between last 2, disputed close 3rd and every chance at last when bad mistake and unseated rider
7 1110 t 158
b g Shirocco (GER) - Petralona (USA) (Alleged)
Held up towards rear, 6th when blundered and unseated rider at 5th (op 8/1)
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