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7:45 Limerick (IRE) 18 Jun 2021

Patrickswell Apprentice Handicap (Div II)

(45-65, 3yo+) (1m3f70yds) 1m3½f Good
1st €5,900 2nd €1,900 3rd €900 4th €400 5th €200 6th €100


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (6)  
4 811 50 19 58
b g Mainsail - Handicraft (IRE) (Halling)
Chased leaders, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and made challenge from over 1f out, led and kept on strongly inside final furlong (trainer said, regarding apparent improvement in form, that his charge has recently been disappointing on slower ground over hurdles and the return to better ground had helped to bring about the apparent improvement in form) (op 20/1)
2 (12) ½
5 89 t 46 14 53
b g No Nay Never (USA) - Lady Babooshka (Cape Cross)
Chased leaders, went second halfway, going okay over 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, headed and kept on well but no extra inside final furlong (op 3/1 tchd 7/2)
3 (11) [2¼]
4 95 b 56 20 61
b g Iffraaj - Merry Me (IRE) (Invincible Spirit)
Awkward start, in rear, headway from over 4f out, chased leaders going okay over 2f out, led under 2f out, soon ridden, headed and no extra from over 1f out
4 (10) 2 [4¼]
4 92 p 55 15 55
b f Ruler Of The World (IRE) - Sparta Rebel (IRE) (Spartacus)
Towards rear, ridden over 2f out, soon steady headway, went fourth final 110yds, ran on (tchd 10/1)
5 (8) ¾ [5]
3 812 60 15 59
b g Dark Angel (IRE) - Whazzis (Desert Prince)
Took keen hold, midfield, ridden over 2f out, soon steady headway on outer, kept on but no extra from over 1f out (op 4/1 tchd 10/3)
6 (3) [10½]
3 84 tp1 54 43
b g The Gurkha (IRE) - Kosika (USA) (Hard Spun)
Disputed lead, led after 3f, slowed tempo after 5f, ridden over 2f out, headed and weakened from under 2f out (vet examined the gelding, at the request of the Stewards, and reported the animal to be post race normal) (op 6/4)
7 (7) [12¼]
4 810 tp1 49 35
b f Lawman (FR) - Hana Delight (Sakhee)
Towards rear, went third after halfway, ridden and weakened gradually from over 2f out (op 40/1)
8 (2) 2 [14¼]
8 83 t 45 27
ch g Sakhee's Secret - Truly Magic (Traditionally)
Disputed lead, headed and tracked leader after 3f, lost second halfway, soon lost position and weakened gradually, became detached over 3f out, soon no impression (jockey said, regarding running and riding, that her instructions were to jump out and sit where ever her mount was comfortable. She added that she was happy in front but someone was shouting to pull back which she did. Furthermore, she added that she is inexperienced and was quite tired in the closing stages and she felt she was pushing her mount out to the best of her ability. Trainer confirmed the instructions given and acknowledged that the jockey should be seen to make more of an effort in the closing stages; vet stated that the gelding was post race normal) (op 16/1)
9 (5) [16½]
6 86 45 23
b m Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Shesthebiscuit (Diktat)
Midfield, dropped to rear halfway, ridden and no impression over 2f out (op 28/1)
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