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4:20 Punchestown (IRE) 3 May 2019

EMS Copiers Novice Handicap Chase (Grade A)

(5yo+) 2m5f Good To Yielding 15 fences
1st €59,000 2nd €19,000 3rd €9,000 4th €4,000 5th €2,000


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
6 1110 151 104 161
b g Loup Breton (IRE) - Kalimina (FR) (Monsun)
Led 1st until headed narrowly next, 3rd before 4th, jumped slightly left and slightly bumped rival at 8th, improved to lead from 4 out, extended advantage travelling well after next, ridden and stayed on well run-in, easily (op 7/2)
7 113 h 151 98 156
b g Arcadio (GER) - Hidden Reserve (IRE) (Heron Island)
Held up in mid-division, badly hampered 4 out, disputed 3rd after next, ridden into 2nd after 2 out and no impression on easy winner before last, kept on same pace run-in (op 7/1 tchd 15/2 and 13/2)
3  12 [18½]
7 1011 138 73 129
ch g Gentlewave (IRE) - Becquarette (FR) (Nombre Premier)
Settled behind leaders, bumped slightly 8th, driven in 3rd after 3 out and no impression on easy winner in 4th after 2 out, ridden and kept on under pressure into moderate 3rd close home (op 13/2)
4  1 [19½]
7 103 t 130 64 120
b g Westerner - Thegoodwans Sister (IRE) (Executive Perk)
Held up in mid-division, slight mistake 6th, took closer order before 4 out, pushed along in 2nd after 3 out, no impression on easy winner after next and dropped to 3rd, slight mistake last, weakened, denied moderate 3rd close home (op 12/1 tchd 11/1)
5  19 [38½]
7 116 p 147 61 118
b g Flemensfirth (USA) - Miss Squiff (IRE) (Saddlers' Hall)
Chased leaders out wide, close 2nd before 4th and disputed lead from before next, jumped slightly left 5 out, pushed along in 2nd after 4 out and soon no extra, weakened next (op 8/1)
9 108 135
gr g Exit To Nowhere (USA) - Princess Rosie (IRE) (Roselier)
Chased leaders, close up when brought down 4 out (op 14/1)
7 111 142
b m Great Pretender (IRE) - Arnette (FR) (Denham Red)
Close up until led 2nd, joined before 5th and disputed lead after, narrow advantage when fell 4 out (op 8/1)
7 103 Out-of-Handicaps 3 130
b g Getaway (GER) - Alwayshavnpleasure (IRE) (Oscar)
Held up towards rear, reminders after 2nd, still in touch in rear when fell 4 out (op 20/1)
9 910 Out-of-Handicaps 3 t 130
b g Mahler - Star Of Hope (IRE) (Turtle Island)
Held up, mistake and pecked 1st, detached in rear when mistake 9th, pulled up before 10th (jockey said that his mount made a few mistakes, was never travelling and pulled up) (op 25/1)
6 1010 t 137
ch g Lord Of England (GER) - Quintana (GER) (Fantastic Light)
Waited with towards rear, mistake 3rd, ridden and no impression after 5 out, weakened, pulled up before next (jockey said that his mount was never travelling and pulled up) (op 16/1)
9 105 ht 132
ch g Vinnie Roe (IRE) - Heartlight (IRE) (Accordion)
Held up, in rear of mid-division when blundered and unseated rider 6th (op 8/1)
7 112 h 143
b g Oscar (IRE) - Coming Home (FR) (Exit To Nowhere)
Held up, still in touch towards rear when hampered and unseated rider 4 out (op 10/1)
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