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2:35 Punchestown (IRE) 18 Oct 2017 Free Racehorse Ownership With The Coral Champions Club Rated Hurdle

(4yo+) 2m Yielding To Soft 9 hurdles
1st €12,320 2nd €3,820 3rd €1,820 4th €820 5th €320


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
5 1112 h 145 134 154
gr g Gris De Gris (IRE) - Royale Video (FR) (Video Rock)
Held up towards rear, 7th halfway, improved into 5th after 3 out, went 3rd travelling well after next and going best in 2nd before last, led run-in and ridden clear, comfortably (op 11/8 tchd 13/8 and 6/5)
6 114 ht 142 129 146
b g Cape Cross (IRE) - Imiloa (USA) (Kingmambo)
Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, closer in 2nd from before 3 out, slight mistake next, improved to lead between last 2, strongly pressed before last where not fluent, headed run-in and kept on well without matching winner closing stages (op 16/1 tchd 20/1)
3  [7¼]
6 115 138 118 138
ch g Mahler - Merry Heart (IRE) (Broken Hearted)
Close up until led before 1st, 1 length clear at halfway, headed between last 2, soon no extra in 3rd and one pace run-in (op 6/1 tchd 13/2)
4  15 [22¼]
7 115 138 99 122
b g Shantou (USA) - Ghillie's Bay (IRE) (King's Ride)
Held up, slight mistake 1st, mistake in rear at 2nd, hit 4th, last at halfway, took closer order 3 out, pushed along in 6th after next and no impression on leaders, went moderate 4th run-in and kept on one pace (op 5/1)
5  [24¾]
5 113 h 136 94 119
b m Beneficial - Ballys Baby (IRE) (Bob Back)
Chased leaders early, 6th halfway, some headway behind leaders from 3 out, ridden and no extra after next, one pace after (op 5/1 tchd 4/1)
6  10 [34¾]
7 1013 123 81 107
b g Alkaadhem - Highland Breeze (IRE) (Kotashaan)
Chased leaders, 5th halfway, lost place after 3 out, jumped left in 7th next, one pace after (op 50/1)
7  6 [40¾]
12 1112 p 145 83 110
b g Stowaway - Hurricane Debbie (IRE) (Shahanndeh)
Led briefly until headed and settled behind leader before 1st, 2nd halfway, not fluent 4 out and pushed along briefly, lost place before next where mistake, soon weakened to rear (jockey said the gelding missed a few hurdles in the back straight and lost ground) (op 10/1)
8 1013 t 139
b g Arcadio (GER) - Gilt Ridden (IRE) (Heron Island)
Soon chased leaders, 4th halfway, not fluent 4 out, ridden and weakened 2 out, pulled up before last (jockey said the gelding lost its action. vet reported the gelding was blowing hard post race) (op 7/1 tchd 9/1)
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