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2:30 Thurles (IRE) 18 Mar 2023

Pierce Molony Memorial Novice Chase (Grade 3)

(5yo+) 2m2f Soft 12 fences
1st €17,700 2nd €5,700 3rd €2,700 4th €1,200 5th €600


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
8 111 t 124
b g Fame And Glory - Banba (IRE) (Docksider)
Prominent, not fluent 1st, not fluent 4th, went second halfway, led narrowly after 2 out, clear approaching last, easily (op 6/5 tchd 5/4)
2  13
7 115 133 113
b g Valirann (FR) - Hollygrove Cezanne (IRE) (King's Ride)
Towards rear, some headway halfway, pushed along and went modest fourth before last, ran on well run-in, went second final strides, no match for winner (op 12/1)
3  nk [13¼]
9 115 h 143 112
b g Gold Well - Cool Quest (IRE) (Turtle Island)
Prominent, led from 2nd, headed before 4th, led again before 6th, pushed along and headed after 2 out, no chance with winner approaching last, kept on but lost second final strides (op 11/2)
4  [15¾]
7 118 tp 112
b g Blue Bresil (FR) - Matnie (FR) (Laveron)
In touch with leaders, headway and prominent 4 out, pushed along and went third after 2 out, ridden and no impression approaching last, lost third run-in (op 9/4 tchd 11/4)
5  30 [45¾]
7 111 70
b g Coastal Path - Roulmapoule (FR) (Agent Bleu)
Led, headed and raced in second 2nd, led again before 4th, headed before 6th, weakened quickly from 2 out (op 11/1)
8 111 t 129
b g Shantou (USA) - Village Queen (IRE) (King's Theatre)
In rear throughout, became detached from 2nd, some headway halfway, no impression from 4 out, pulled up 3 out, never going well (jockey said gelding never travelled) (op 25/1 tchd 20/1)
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