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4:40 Listowel (IRE) 20 Sep 2013

Guinness Handicap (Premier Handicap)

(3yo+) 1m1f Heavy
1st €30,000 2nd €9,500 3rd €4,500 4th €1,500 5th €1,000 6th €500


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (7)  
5 913 96 95 109
b g King's Best (USA) - Costa Rica (IRE) (Sadler's Wells)
Tracked leader, took keen hold early, close 2nd halfway, headway on outer to lead narrowly from 3f out, extended advantage over 2f out and soon in command, stayed on well inside final furlong, comfortably (trainer said, regarding apparent improvement in form, that the gelding had been given a break to freshen up over a shorter trip and was dropped in from flag fall which allowed it to settle.)
2 (12)
4 84 73 64 81
ch g Footstepsinthesand - Miss Polaris (Polar Falcon)
Held up in touch, 7th halfway, headway into 4th over 2f out, soon went 2nd, no impression on winner entering final furlong, kept on same pace (op 7-4)
3 (5) [4¼]
7 93 b 86 72 90
b g Pyrus (USA) - Morna's Fan (FR) (Lear Fan)
Slowly away and raced in rear, headway from after halfway on outer to chase leaders in 3rd from 2f out, kept on well under pressure towards finish, not trouble winner (op 7-1)
4 (9) [9]
3 96 94 64 89
b f Kheleyf (USA) - Night Fairy (IRE) (Danehill)
Chased leaders, 6th halfway, ridden and no impression on winner in 4th from under 2f out, kept on same pace
5 (1) ½ [9½]
6 93 Over-Weights 1 tp 88 56 82
ch m Tagula (IRE) - Izibi (FR) (Saint Cyrien)
Chased leaders early, soon settled towards rear, took closer order in 8th after halfway, ridden into straight and went moderate 5th 1f out, kept on same pace
6 (4) [19]
7 89 Over-Weights 1 hb 80 19 54
b g Bernstein (USA) - Startarette (USA) (Dixieland Band)
Prominent, took keen hold, settled behind leaders in 4th, ridden and outpaced from 3f out, ridden in moderate 8th 1 1/2f out and kept on again towards finish
7 (10) [20¼]
3 95 93 28 64
rg c Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Last Second (IRE) (Alzao)
Soon chased leaders, close 3rd halfway, pushed along before straight and soon no extra under pressure, weakened and dropped to moderate 6th entering final furlong, eased (jockey said colt lost its action final 2f) (op 7-1)
8 (3) nk [20½]
4 87 tp 76 9 46
ch g Hurricane Run (IRE) - La Stravaganza (USA) (Rainbow Quest)
Chased leaders, 5th halfway, soon pushed along and lost place, no impression over 2f out, one pace (op 13-2)
9 (11) 25 [45½]
3 88 b 82
b g Papal Bull - Florencia (GER) (Indian Ridge)
Soon led, 1 length clear halfway, soon joined and headed narrowly from 3f out, soon no chance with winner and weakened into straight, eased final furlong
  • 9 ran Off time: 4:40:43 Winning time: 1m 53.69s (slow by 2.69s) Total SP: 123%
  • Non-runners: Brog Deas (bruised foot), Maundy Money (stone bruise), Pires (coughing)
  • 1st owner: Andrew Tinkler (Rich Coast) 1st breeder: Millsec Limited
  • 2nd owner: John Breslin (Quick Jack)
  • 3rd owner: John Malone (Barack)
  • Tote win: €10.60 PL: €2.50 €1.10 €2.80 Ex: €26 CSF: €27.13 Tricast: €168.85 Trifecta: €201.30
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