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6:35 Leopardstown (IRE) 15 Sep 2018

QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes (Group 1) (Outer Track)

(3yo+) 1m2f Good To Firm
1st €712,500 2nd €237,500 3rd €112,500 4th €50,000 5th €25,000 6th €12,500


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (8)  
3 91 126 63 122
rg c Kitten's Joy (USA) - Vionnet (USA) (Street Sense)
Waited with in 5th early, 6th 5f out, took closer order on outer in 5th from 2f out, improved into 3rd over 1f out, ridden into 2nd entering final furlong and soon edged slightly left, ran on well under pressure to lead close home (op 4/6 tchd 4/5)
2 (2) nk
3 91 120 62 121
b c Deep Impact (JPN) - Maybe (IRE) (Galileo)
Dwelt slightly, chased leaders until went 2nd after 2f, led under 2f out and extended advantage 1f out, reduced lead under hands and heels well inside final furlong and headed close home (op 9/4 tchd 11/4)
3 (5) [3]
5 97 b 109 57 115
b h Galileo (IRE) - Walklikeanegyptian (IRE) (Danehill)
Close up and soon led, headed under 2f out, no impression on leader under pressure in 3rd inside final furlong, kept on same pace (op 33/1 tchd 50/1)
4 (6) [4¼]
3 812 h1 113 50 110
b f Camelot - Cherry Hinton (Green Desert)
Dwelt slightly, held up behind leaders, 3rd 5f out, pushed along under 2f out where not much room briefly, soon ridden and no impression on leaders under pressure in 4th entering final furlong, kept on same pace (op 50/1)
5 (7) [6]
3 91 115 49 110
b c Deep Impact (JPN) - Second Happiness (USA) (Storm Cat)
Chased leaders early until soon restrained and settled in rear after 1f, last at halfway, still going well in rear into straight, driven into 6th over 1f out and went 5th inside final furlong where no impression on leaders, kept on (op 7/1 tchd 9/1)
6 (3) ¾ [6¾]
4 94 b 117 45 104
b f Galileo (IRE) - Halfway To Heaven (IRE) (Pivotal)
Led narrowly early until soon headed and settled behind leader early, 3rd after 2f, 5th 5f out, still going well into straight, pushed along and no impression in rear entering final furlong, kept on one pace in 6th inside final furlong (op 16/1)
7 (4) 3 [9¾]
3 91 t 115 41 102
b c Vocalised (USA) - Lonrach (IRE) (Holy Roman Emperor)
Chased leaders, switched right in 4th before halfway, pushed along in 4th over 2f out and no extra under pressure over 1f out where dropped to 5th, weakened inside final furlong (op 28/1)
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