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4:55 Punchestown (IRE) 3 May 2014

Palmerstown House Pat Taaffe Handicap Chase (Grade B)

(0-150, 5yo+) 3m1f Good To Yielding 17 fences
1st €32,500 2nd €9,500 3rd €4,500 4th €1,500


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
9 109 t 131 133 144
gr g Colonel Collins(USA) - Ruaha River(FR) (Villez)
Led until headed from after 2nd, remained prominent under left in front where slightly hampered by faller at 12th, ridden before 2 out and strongly pressed, soon clear and stayed on well from last (op 6/1)
2  2
6 106 128 129 139
b g Gold Well - Four Moons(IRE) (Cardinal Flower)
Chased leaders, mistake 2nd, took keen hold early, took closer order into 3rd before 3 out and soon went 2nd travelling well, ridden from 2 out and soon no impression on winner, kept on same pace run-in (op 8/1 tchd 9/1)
3  [8½]
8 912 120 116 124
b g Well Chosen - Friendly Spirit (Nicholas Bill)
Waited with, took closer order before 11th, headway to chase leaders in 4th into straight, ridden in 3rd before 2 out and no impression on winner, kept on one pace (op 11/1)
4  2 [10½]
7 107 129 123 131
b g Flemensfirth(USA) - The Red Wench(IRE) (Aahsaylad)
Chased leaders, not fluent 7th, closer in 3rd before 11th, slight mistake in 4th 5 out, no impression on winner under pressure when slight mistake 2 out, kept on one pace (op 4/1)
5  [12]
7 94 p 119 112 121
b g Dr Massini(IRE) - Angelic Angel(IRE) (Phardante)
Tracked leaders, slight mistake 10th, slight mistake in 2nd 4 out and lost place, ridden in 3rd after 3 out and no impression on leaders before next, kept on one pace (op 9/1 tchd 7/1)
6  [13½]
11 112 t 138 130 137
ch g Stowaway - Margurites Pet(IRE) (Roselier)
Held up towards rear, hampered at 12th and dropped towards rear, took closer order 4 out, ridden in 7th after next and no impression in 6th from after 2 out, kept on one pace
7  [17¼]
11 108 tp 137 126 132
b g Saddlers' Hall(IRE) - Elegant Kate(IRE) (Good Thyne)
Held up, took closer order before 5 out, ridden in 8th after 3 out and no impression on leaders before next, kept on one pace
8  [24¾]
11 101 t 123 106 111
b g Anshan - Springfort Society(IRE) (Moscow Society)
Waited with in rear, took closer order before 4 out, ridden in 9th after 3 out and no impression on leaders before next, one pace after
9  22 [46¾]
11 1110 146 111 112
b g French Glory(IRE) - Chipie D'Angron(FR) (Grand Tresor)
Tracked leaders until led from after 2nd, not fluent 3rd and headed, jumped slightly left at times, left close 2nd at 12th, lost place before 4 out, pushed along in 6th after next and no impression after 2 out, weakened and eased (op 9/1)
10  25 [71¾]
9 1011 v 133 77 74
b g Bob Back(USA) - Starry Lady(IRE) (Marju)
Chased leaders early, slightly hampered at 12th and lost several places, ridden towards rear and no impression before 4 out, weakened, tailed off
8 104 p 133
b g Morozov(USA) - Cry Before Dawn(IRE) (Roselier)
Chased leaders until led from 3rd, fell 12th
9 913 Over-Weights 1 125
b g Visionary(FR) - Deesse D'Allier(FR) (Pure Hasard)
Held up in rear of mid-division, no impression under pressure 3 out and pulled up before next
11 910 Out-of-Handicaps 2 p 118
b g Rudimentary(USA) - Pharaway Stream(IRE) (Phardante)
Waited with, took closer order before 10th, pushed along in 7th before 4 out and soon weakened, towards rear when mistake next, pulled up before 2 out
10 100 122
ch g Beneficial - Alltoplayfor(IRE) (Broken Hearted)
Chased leaders early, dropped to rear from after 4th and pulled up before 6th, clinically abnormal post race (op 14/1)
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