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2:25 Thurles (IRE) 20 Feb 2020

Go Racing At Thurles Racecourse Handicap Chase

(5yo+) (2m149yds) 2m½f Soft
1st €14,750 2nd €4,750 3rd €2,250 4th €1,000 5th €500 6th €250


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
9 113 128 122 136
gr g Tikkanen (USA) - Another Sparkle (Bustino)
Settled behind leader, 2nd halfway, disputed lead before 4 out and soon led, pushed along going best between last 2, ridden out far side run-in where pressed, held on well (tchd 12/1)
2  ¾
10 1110 p 135 128 143
b g Laverock (IRE) - The Cat Eater (FR) (Tagel)
Chased leaders in 4th early, 5th halfway, pushed along in 5th after 2 out, ridden into 2nd before last and kept on well under pressure near side run-in where pressed winner, held close home (op 8/1)
3  [2½]
6 1110 135 126 141
b g Creachadoir (IRE) - Minnaloushe (FR) (Black Minnaloushe)
Held up towards rear, 8th halfway, pushed along in 7th after 4 out and struggling after next, headway before last and ridden into 3rd run-in, kept on well, not trouble winner (op 15/8 tchd 7/4)
4  [7]
12 100 116 101 117
b g Millenary - Bens Partner (IRE) (Beneficial)
Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, closer in 2nd from 4 out, effort before 2 out, no extra under pressure in 2nd between last 2 and soon lost place, weakened into 4th run-in (op 16/1)
5  [11½]
10 1012 t 130 110 128
ch g Trans Island - Black Ouzel (IRE) (Taipan)
Held up, 6th halfway, progress into 3rd before 3 out, ridden after next and soon no extra behind leaders, slight mistake in 5th at last, kept on one pace run-in (op 6/1)
6  ½ [12]
9 117 132 111 131
b g Morozov (USA) - Alphablend (IRE) (Alphabatim)
Chased leaders in 5th early, 4th at halfway, took closer order behind leaders before 3 out, ridden near side after next and no impression on winner when bad mistake in 4th at last, one pace run-in (op 16/1)
7  5 [17]
7 117 132 105 124
b g Arakan (USA) - Killeen Castle (IRE) (Indian Danehill)
Waited with in rear, 8th after 4 out, improved into 6th after next, ridden briefly far side after 2 out and no impression on leaders, one pace under hands and heels run-in (op 11/2 tchd 6/1)
8  11 [28]
7 1012 123 81 103
b g Yeats (IRE) - Sway (FR) (Califet)
Waited with, 7th halfway, pushed along in 9th and no impression after 4 out, slight mistake in moderate 8th at last, never a factor
9  35 [63]
11 103 tp 114 25 59
b g Saint Des Saints (FR) - Jeapano (FR) (Panoramic I)
Led, over 2 lengths clear at halfway, joined before 4 out and soon headed, dropped to 3rd after 4 out, weakened towards rear before next, eased, slight mistake 2 out (tchd 25/1)
9 93 100
b g Scorpion (IRE) - Rose Of Salome (IRE) (Roselier)
Held up in touch early, not fluent 1st, not fluent in rear at 6th and pushed along, no extra after next where not fluent, weakened, pulled up before 2 out (op 18/1)
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