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4:55 Limerick (IRE) 6 Apr 2017

Follow Limerick Racecourse On Facebook Mares Handicap Chase

(5yo+) (2m3f120yds) 2m3½f Soft 14 fences
1st €7,392 2nd €2,292 3rd €1,092 4th €492 5th €192


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
7 110 106 111
ch m Mahler - Going For Home (IRE) (Presenting)
Tracked leader until disputed briefly from 2nd, disputed after 5th and led next, headed 9th, pushed along in close 2nd before straight and soon disputed lead again until slight mistake 2 out and headed, kept on best from last to regain lead run-in (trainer said a combination of a drop back in trip and a weaker contest brought about the apparent improvement in form) (op 12/1)
2  ½
8 112 p 108 112
b m Runyon (IRE) - Supreme Cove (Supreme Leader)
Led until joined briefly from 2nd, joined after 5th and headed next, 3rd before 8th, improved to dispute lead before 2 out and soon led narrowly, strongly pressed from last and headed narrowly run-in, no extra closing stages (op 11/2 tchd 13/2)
3  [10]
6 910 b 95 90
b m Medicean - Purple Heather (USA) (Rahy)
Chased leaders, slow 2nd, 4th before 8th, reminder in 6th after 9th, pushed along in 4th after 4 out and struggling in 5th before 2 out where no impression on leaders, kept on one pace into moderate 3rd run-in (op 12/1)
4  [12½]
6 112 108 102
b m Yeats (IRE) - Adarma (IRE) (Topanoora)
Held up in touch, not fluent disputing 4th at 7th, slight mistake in 5th at 9th, going well in 5th after 3 out, pushed along into 3rd 2 out where slight mistake and soon no impression on leaders, one pace run-in where dropped to moderate 4th
5  [17¼]
7 113 112 99
ch m Mahler - Oddly Presented (IRE) (Presenting)
Towards rear, 7th before 8th, ridden in 7th after 3 out and no impression on leaders under pressure in 6th before next, kept on one pace into moderate 5th run-in (op 7/1 tchd 11/2)
6  nk [17½]
8 115 t 111 98
b m Westerner - Knock Down (IRE) (Oscar)
Chased leaders, 2nd before 8th, improved to lead after 9th, ridden and headed before 2 out, soon weakened and slight mistake in moderate 4th at last (op 8/1)
7  [20]
7 109 101 85
b m Teofilo (IRE) - Baladewa (GER) (Monsun)
Towards rear, going well in 8th after 3 out, ridden into straight and soon no extra, one pace after (op 8/1)
8  17 [37]
6 1111 tp 120 87
b m Soldier Of Fortune (IRE) - Samsa (FR) (Zafonic)
Waited with, 5th after 7th, took closer order in 4th briefly before 9th, ridden in 6th and no extra after 3 out, weakened before next (op 6/1)
11 910 Out-of-Handicaps 4 88
b m Brian Boru - Aran Dawn (IRE) (Phardante)
In rear, some mistakes, ridden and no impression after 3 out, eased and pulled up before next (vet reported mare had sustained significant skin abrasions to both hind limbs) (op 100/30 tchd 5/2)
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