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2:50 Punchestown (IRE) 8 Dec 2019

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(4yo+) (3m1f150yds) 3m1½f Soft 17 fences
1st €7,092 2nd €2,292 3rd €1,092 4th €492 5th €252 6th €132


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
6 113 116 125
b g Fracas (IRE) - Take My Word (IRE) (Alhaarth)
Chased leaders, 5th halfway, moderate 3rd 5 out, improved into 2nd from 2 out and kept on well to lead after last, ridden out
6 115 t 116 123
b m Doyen (IRE) - Thiarnathoir (IRE) (Gamut)
Led, jumped left 11th and joined before next where jumped left again, soon regained advantage, joined briefly before 4 out, driven before 2 out and headed under pressure after last, kept on well without matching winner, just held 2nd (op 14/1)
3  nse [1¾]
8 1011 106 114
b g Apple Tree (FR) - Crews Hill (IRE) (Simply Great)
Close up behind leader, disputed lead briefly before 12th until soon settled in 2nd again, mistake 15th, disputed lead briefly before 4 out, ridden after 3 out and dropped to 3rd from next, kept on for pressure run-in, just failed for 2nd (tchd 7/1)
4  [9¼]
5 105 p1 97 99
b g Milan - Lillies Bordello (IRE) (Danehill Dancer)
Held up towards rear early, 3rd halfway, moderate 4th 5 out, ridden in 4th and no impression on leaders after 3 out, kept on one pace (op 6/1)
5  13 [22¼]
13 911 p 89 78
b g Witness Box (USA) - Native Fashion (IRE) (Be My Native)
Soon settled in mid-division, no impression on leaders in moderate 5th 5 out, kept on one pace in behind
6  6 [28¼]
11 98 93 74
b g Dr Massini (IRE) - Flynn's Girl (IRE) (Mandalus)
Close up early, not fluent 1st, slight mistake 4th, 5th after 7th, 4th halfway, lost touch with leaders before 14th where slight mistake, moderate 9th after 3 out, kept on one pace in behind after 2 out (op 11/1)
7  32 [60¼]
7 112 113 62
b m Walk In The Park (IRE) - Nadiejda (FR) (Kadalko)
Chased leaders early, disputed moderate 5th after 13th, weakened 5 out where not fluent (op 11/2)
8  9 [69¼]
10 108 107 47
b g Whitmore's Conn (USA) - High Priestess (IRE) (Priolo)
Towards rear, mistake 1st and jumped left, slight mistake next, jumped left and not fluent with jumping at times after, mistake 12th, some headway 5 out where slightly impeded, soon no extra and weakened (jockey said that his mount got very tired)
10 118 114
b g Scorpion (IRE) - Alternative Route (IRE) (Needle Gun)
Held up towards rear early, disputed 6th at 10th, lost touch after 13th, weakened, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out (tchd 25/1)
7 912 90
b g Iffraaj - Dance Of Light (USA) (Sadler's Wells)
In rear, jumped left 5th and detached, always struggling, pulled up after 11th (op 10/1)
6 1013 tp1 105
b m Urban Poet (USA) - Revolutionary Lady (IRE) (Pilsudski)
Held up, slight mistake 1st and at times after, jumped left at times, reminder after 5 out and some headway, no impression on leaders in moderate 5th before 2 out, weakened and eased, pulled up before last
10 1010 v1 107
b g Milan - Lucky Supreme (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Towards rear, 9th after 5th, slipped up before 7th (op 20/1)
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