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3:00 Hexham 18 Apr 2016

Thornton Firkin Maiden Hurdle

(Class 5) (5yo+) (2m7f63yds) 2m7½f Heavy 10 hurdles 2 omitted
1st £2,395.40 2nd £698.25 3rd £349.30


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
6 107 15 107
b m Gold Well - Ballinamona Wish (IRE) (Kotashaan)
With leader, led 6th, made rest, hit 3 out, drew clear after 2 out, mistake last, kept on (tchd 3/1)
2  14
8 100 t 87 87
ch m Choisir (AUS) - Deadly Buzz (IRE) (Darshaan)
Held up, headway to track leaders 7th, effort and disputed lead approaching 2 out, driven and outpaced by winner after 2 out, plugged on from last, no impression (op 11/1)
3  1 [15]
5 109 120 93
b g Indian Danehill (IRE) - Jontys'Lass (Tamure)
Took keen hold, led 1st to 6th, pressed winner until ridden and outpaced approaching 2 out, never dangerous after (vet said gelding bled from the nose) (op 1/2 tchd 2/5)
4  72 [87]
7 100 46
b m Westerner - River Action (IRE) (Saddlers' Hall)
Prominent, driven along after 7th, lost touch from 3 out, tailed off
8 109 p 92
gr g Vinnie Roe (IRE) - Irene's Call (IRE) (Cardinal Flower)
Led to 1st, prominent, outpaced before 7th, lost touch before 3 out, tailed off when pulled up before next (trainer said gelding had a breathing problem) (op 20/1 tchd 16/1)
7 107 h1
gr m Fair Mix (IRE) - Miss Nel (Denel)
Held up, pushed along 5th, struggling when veered right after 7th, soon lost touch and pulled up (op 40/1)
The first hurdle in the back straight was omitted.
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