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2:20 Limerick (IRE) 31 Mar 2019

Follow Limerick Racecourse On Twitter Rated Novice Hurdle

(4yo+) 2m Good 10 hurdles
1st €11,088 2nd €3,438 3rd €1,638 4th €738 5th €288


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
4 109 125 80 129
b g Maxios - Startissima (Green Tune)
Chased leaders, disputed 2nd briefly after 2nd, disputed 3rd at halfway, close 2nd after 3 out and led narrowly before straight, joined after 2 out until ridden to regain lead run-in and kept on well closing stages (op 4/1 tchd 9/2)
2  ½
4 100 123 77 126
b g Le Havre (IRE) - Morning Dust (IRE) (Invincible Spirit)
Held up in rear early, 6th at halfway, took closer order in 4th after 5th, pushed along behind leaders before 2 out and soon went 3rd, ridden after last and ran on under pressure into 2nd close home, nearest finish (op 7/1 tchd 11/2)
3  nk [¾]
4 101 74 123
ch c Galileo (IRE) - Finsceal Beo (IRE) (Mr Greeley)
Held up behind leaders, 5th halfway, pushed along on outer after 3 out and headway before straight, effort in 2nd before 2 out, disputed lead after 2 out until headed run-in, no extra near finish and dropped to 3rd close home (op 10/1)
4  [7¼]
7 1013 tp1 120 78 128
b g Scorpion (IRE) - Rainy Season (IRE) (Sulamani)
Held up towards rear, not fluent in 8th at 5th, reminder after 4 out, headway to chase leaders in 5th before 2 out, ridden briefly and no impression on leaders after 2 out, ridden into 4th run-in and kept on one pace, never troubled leaders (op 16/1 tchd 20/1)
5  [9]
4 1010 p 126 70 122
b g Authorized (IRE) - Alice Rose (IRE) (Manduro)
Close up, slight mistakes 1st and next, close 2nd at halfway, 3rd after 3 out, pushed along between horses before 2 out and soon weakened (op 2/1)
6  [15½]
6 1011 118 68 120
b g Fast Company (IRE) - Opa Loca (Shirocco)
Held up in rear, last at halfway, some headway after 3 out, no impression on leaders when slight mistake in 7th 2 out, went moderate 6th before last and kept on one pace
7  [22]
6 115 p 123 64 118
b g Court Cave (IRE) - Vickate (IRE) (Old Vic)
Disputed early until soon led, over 1 length clear before 5th, bad mistake 6th, ridden and headed before straight, weakened quickly before 2 out, eased (op 10/1)
8  7 [29]
6 112 b 115 52 106
b g Sholokhov (IRE) - Sunshine Story (IRE) (Desert Story)
Held up, 7th halfway, driven in rear after 3 out and no extra in 8th before next, weakened and eased (jockey said gelding traveled to about half way and was beaten from there on) (op 9/2)
9  8 [37]
5 113 p 121 43 99
ch g Born To Sea (IRE) - Islandagore (IRE) (Indian Ridge)
Disputed early until soon settled behind leaders, disputed 3rd at halfway, slight mistake in 4th at 5th, pushed along briefly in 7th after next and went 5th before 4 out, slight mistake 3 out and soon ridden towards rear, weakened and eased (op 25/1)
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