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1:45 Leopardstown (IRE) 27 Dec 2019

Paddy Power Future Champions Novice Hurdle (Grade 1)

(4yo+) 2m Soft 9 hurdles
1st €59,000 2nd €19,000 3rd €9,000 4th €4,000


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
5 1110 148 134 146
b g Davidoff (GER) - Cadoubelle Des As (FR) (Cadoudal)
Held up in rear, mistake 3 out, closer at next, travelled well to press leader off home turn, led last where not fluent, pushed clear run-in (op 5/6 tchd Evs)
2  8
5 113 126 117 131
b m Yeats (IRE) - Spare The Air (IRE) (Trans Island)
Tracked leaders in 3rd, closer in 2nd before 4th, disputed before 2 out and led soon after, strongly pressed off home turn, headed at last and soon no match for winner, kept on same pace in clear 2nd (op 25/1 tchd 20/1)
3  12 [20]
5 1110 t 140 110 128
b g Fame And Glory - Kilbarry Classic (IRE) (Classic Cliche)
Led until headed after 1st, tracked leader in 2nd until dropped to 3rd before 4th, ridden in rear after 2 out, went 3rd off home turn, soon no impression on principals (op 9/1)
4  20 [40]
4 117 81 103
b g Saddex - Blue Aster (FR) (Astarabad)
Disputed until led narrowly after 1st, joined before 2 out and soon headed, quickly dropped to rear off home turn, slight mistake last and soon eased, blew hard post-race (jockey said gelding stopped quickly, trainer said gelding was blowing hard post race) (op 6/4 tchd 11/8)
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