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12:35 Leopardstown (IRE) 28 Dec 2021

Irish Daily Star Christmas Handicap Hurdle

(80-116, 4yo+) 2m4f Soft 8 hurdles 2 omitted
1st €8,850 2nd €2,850 3rd €1,350 4th €600 5th €300 6th €150

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
5 1110 111 88 123
b g Dylan Thomas (IRE) - Final Episode (IRE) (Definite Article)
Chased leaders, pushed along after last (usual 2 out), went second and made challenge run-in, led towards finish, readily (op 5/1 tchd 4/1)
2 
4 1012 106 82 117
b g Raven's Pass (USA) - Thurayaat (Tamayuz)
Led narrowly or disputed lead, jumped right and bumped rival 1st, led after 4th, not fluent 2 out (usual 3 out), pushed along after last (usual 2 out), faced challenge and ridden run-in, headed towards finish (op 33/1)
3  [6¾]
4 1110 111 81 117
b g Make Believe - Levanto (IRE) (Lawman)
Close up, chased leaders after 1st, ridden after last (usual 2 out), soon bit short of room, kept on and went third final 110yds (op 11/1 tchd 10/1)
4  [11]
6 115 113 79 114
b g Shirocco (GER) - Carrig Millie (IRE) (Milan)
Chased leaders, bumped 1st, made challenge last (usual 2 out), soon ridden and kept on well, no extra and lost second over 1f out, lost third final 110yds (op 11/1 tchd 12/1)
5  [14¾]
8 110 108 70 106
b g Fracas (IRE) - Then Came Bronson (IRE) (Up And At 'Em)
Chased leaders, pecked on landing 1st, pushed along before last (usual 2 out), ridden and kept on but no extra run-in (op 14/1)
6  nk [15]
5 120 115 77 112
b g Sea The Moon (GER) - Mouriyana (IRE) (Akarad)
Midfield, pushed along after 2 out (usual 3 out), ridden and stayed on run-in, not pace to challenge (op 11/1 tchd 16/1)
7  hd [15¼]
8 1113 114 75 111
b g Baltic King - Ideal Figure (Zafonic)
Towards rear, still plenty to do when nudged along after 2 out (usual 3 out), ridden and stayed on run-in, nearest finish (op 22/1 tchd 33/1)
8  [16½]
8 114 tb 112 72 108
bb g Soldier Of Fortune (IRE) - Thamara (USA) (Street Cry)
Close up, chased leaders after 2nd, ridden after 2 out (usual 3 out), weakened gradually run-in (tchd 22/1)
9  [17¾]
6 115 106 65 101
b g Morozov (USA) - Moyas Charm (IRE) (Carroll House)
Midfield, pushed along and headway after 2 out (usual 3 out), chased leaders last (usual 2 out), soon ridden but no extra and weakened gradually (op 18/1)
10  nk [18]
5 117 p 108 67 102
b g Mahler - Supreme Von Pres (IRE) (Presenting)
Midfield, pushed along after 2 out (usual 3 out), ridden but no extra run-in (op 11/1 tchd 14/1)
11  nk [18¼]
9 117 p1 113 71 107
b g Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - Like Manner (Teenoso)
Midfield, ridden last (usual 2 out), kept on but no extra run-in (op 28/1)
12  [20¾]
6 119 110 66 101
b g Ask - Lead'Er Inn (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Towards rear, headway going okay after 2 out (usual 3 out), ridden run-in, switched left and bumped rival over 1f out, soon no extra (op 6/1 tchd 11/2)
13  ¾ [21½]
7 117 t1 115 70 106
b m Oscar (IRE) - Dahara (FR) (Take Risks)
Towards rear, bit short of room when pushed along after 2 out (usual 3 out), ridden and minor headway run-in, never dangerous (op 33/1)
14  [23]
7 115 t 106 59 95
ch g Sholokhov (IRE) - Trajectus (Homo Sapien)
Towards rear, still plenty to do last (usual 2 out), soon pushed along and minor headway, never dangerous (op 22/1 tchd 28/1)
15  3 [26]
4 119 p 113 63 99
b g Galileo (IRE) - Acoma (USA) (Empire Maker)
In touch with leaders, squeezed out and lost position 1st, midfield after 2nd, ridden but no extra after 2 out (usual 3 out) (op 25/1)
16  ¾ [26¾]
5 116 tb 107 56 92
b g Dubawi (IRE) - Measured Tempo (Sadler's Wells)
Midfield, ridden but no impression from last (usual 2 out) (op 33/1)
17  [29¼]
10 117 115 62 98
b g Authorized (IRE) - Fascinating Hill (FR) (Danehill)
Towards rear of midfield, ridden but no impression from last (usual 2 out) (op 28/1)
18  12 [41¼]
7 1010 104 38 75
b m Flemensfirth (USA) - Galianna (IRE) (Galileo)
Towards rear of midfield, ridden but no impression after 2 out (usual 3 out) (op 28/1)
19  [46]
7 113 t 111 40 77
b g Manduro (GER) - Kassala (FR) (Phantom Breeze)
Always towards rear, no impression run-in (op 100/1 tchd 66/1)
20  [47¼]
4 110 p 101 29 66
b g Frankel - Maid To Master (IRE) (Danehill Dancer)
Chased leaders, ridden and reminders soon after start, midfield 2nd, chased leaders 2 out (usual 3 out), ridden but weakened run-in (op 33/1 tchd 28/1)
21  5 [52¼]
8 119 110 32 70
bb m Gold Well - Boro Bee (IRE) (Bob Back)
Raced wide, midfield, ridden but weakened from last (usual 2 out) (op 50/1 tchd 66/1)
22  [53¾]
7 118 t 109 30 67
ch g No Risk At All (FR) - Ma Councha (FR) (Turgeon)
Towards rear of midfield, in touch with leaders when pushed along after 2 out (usual 3 out), ridden but weakened run-in, beaten when bumped over 1f out (jockey said gelding stopped quickly after the second last hurdle) (op 6/1 tchd 7/1)
23  [55]
13 114 ht 105 24 62
bb g King's Theatre (IRE) - Wavy Kris (IRE) (Persian Bold)
Always towards rear, mistake 4th (op 40/1)
24  ¾ [55¾]
4 117 111 30 67
bb g Elzaam (AUS) - Dutch Gal (Dutch Art)
Always towards rear (op 40/1)
25  33 [88¾]
4 1010 104 27
b g Heeraat (IRE) - Tidal (Bin Ajwaad)
Raced in last, never going well, tailed off (tchd 33/1)
PU   
6 119 110
b g Excelebration (IRE) - Ms Sophie Eleanor (USA) (Grand Slam)
Led narrowly or disputed lead, chased leaders 4th, soon weakened quickly, pulled up before 5th (jockey said gelding went wrong) (tchd 25/1)
PU   
9 109 p 101
b g Whitmore's Conn (USA) - Euro Sister (IRE) (Eurobus)
Led narrowly or disputed lead, headed and chased leaders after 4th, ridden but weakened quickly after 2 out (usual 3 out), pulled up after last (usual 2 out) (op 33/1)
PU   
7 113 b 104
b g Roderic O'Connor (IRE) - Bleakfield Lady (IRE) (Turtle Island)
Towards rear of midfield, not fluent 5th, not fluent 3 out (usual 4 out), soon ridden and weakened, pulled up after 2 out (usual 3 out) (op 100/1 tchd 150/1)
  • 28 ran Off time: 12:36:30 Winning time: 5m 6.00s (slow by 24.00s) Total SP: 140%
  • Non-runners: Breezy Bell (reserve), Jake Peter (unsuitable ground), Mylestown Upper (lame)
  • 1st owner: John P McManus (Priory Park) 1st breeder: Sean Collins & John Fitzpatrick
  • 2nd owner: Michael J McDonagh (Nazine)
  • 3rd owner: Derek Twiss (Silvertown)
  • Tote win: €5.20 PL: €1.80 €6.70 €3.30 Ex: €215.60 CSF: €124.92 Tricast: €1,557.51 Trifecta: €280.10
The hurdle in home straight was omitted both circuits; low sun.
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