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3:35 Leopardstown (IRE) 3 Feb 2019

Unibet Irish Gold Cup (Chase) (Grade 1)

(5yo+) 3m Good 17 fences
1st €127,125 2nd €42,750 3rd €20,250 4th €9,000


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
9 1110 168 32 169
b g King's Theatre(IRE) - Fairy Native(IRE) (Be My Native)
Led, narrow lead when mistake 7th, headed from next, regained lead from 10th until headed before next, regained lead briefly from 3 out until soon headed, ridden in close 2nd after last and kept on well near finish to lead final strides (op 15/8)
2  shd
8 1110 169 32 170
ch g Gamut(IRE) - Lora Lady(IRE) (Lord Americo)
Settled in 2nd, jumped left 1st and slightly bumped rival, mistake 7th, led from 8th, mistake 10th and headed, regained lead before next, slight mistake 3 out and headed briefly, ridden and strongly pressed after last, headed final strides, just denied (op 4/5)
3  [7½]
8 1110 158 26 161
ch g Shantou(USA) - Bally Bolshoi(IRE) (Bob Back)
Held up behind leaders, disputed 3rd at 5th, close 3rd on outer after 12th, pushed along in 3rd before 2 out and soon no impression on leaders under pressure in 3rd, kept on same pace run-in (op 9/1 tchd 10/1)
4  37 [44½]
11 1110 p 159 124
b g Stowaway - Western Whisper(IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Held up behind leaders, bumped slightly and hampered 1st, disputed 3rd at 5th, pushed along in rear after 5 out and no impression on leaders after next, eased after 2 out and soon tailed off (op 10/1)