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2:10 Thurles (IRE) 17 Dec 2017

Irish Stallion Farms EBF Boreen Belle Mares Novice Hurdle (Listed Race)

(4yo+) 2m Heavy 10 hurdles
1st €19,987.50 2nd €6,175 3rd €2,925 4th €1,300 5th €487.50


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
6 1011 87 102 119
b m Vertical Speed (FR) - Tyone Legend (IRE) (Germany)
Raced in rear, closer 3 out in 4th, went 3rd 2 out, stayed on well between horses to lead approaching last, pushed clear run-in (trainer said, regarding apparent improvement in form, that the mare normally wears a hood which was omitted for today's race in an attempt to allow her to settle better and felt the fast pace at which the race was run allowed her plenty of light)
2  5
4 108 93 111
b f Oscar (IRE) - Good Thought (IRE) (Mukaddamah)
Settled off leading trio in 4th, closer at 5th where not fluent, travelled well into 2nd 3 out, led 2 out, strongly pressed and headed approaching last, soon no extra with winner, just held on for 2nd (op 8/13)
3  shd [5]
5 111 100 118
b m King's Theatre (IRE) - Corskeagh Shadow (IRE) (Beneficial)
Tracked leader in 2nd until led before 3 out, headed next and soon dropped to 3rd, no impression approaching last, kept on same pace to press for 2nd close home (op 3/1 tchd 7/2)
4  13 [18]
4 108 76 98
b f Flemensfirth (USA) - Glen Empress (IRE) (Lancastrian)
Led until headed before 3 out and weakened quickly into 4th, no extra
5  13 [31]
5 1011 109 63 88
b m Walk In The Park (IRE) - Sainte Parfaite (FR) (Septieme Ciel)
Tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden in 4th and not quicken after 3 out, no extra in 5th when mistake 2 out (op 33/1 tchd 28/1)
5 1011
ch m Vendangeur (IRE) - Oasaka (FR) (Robin Des Champs)
Held up in 5th, mistake in rear 4 out and pulled up before next, lame (vet said mare was slightly lame) (op 11/1 tchd 8/1)
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