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4:00 Cork (IRE) 21 Oct 2018 Handicap Chase (Grade B)

(4yo+) (2m160yds) 2m½f Good 11 fences
1st €29,500 2nd €9,500 3rd €4,500 4th €2,000 5th €1,000 6th €500


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
6 105 h 124 110 134
b m King's Theatre (IRE) - Shannon Rose (IRE) (Topanoora)
Raced towards rear until took closer order after 4 out to chase leading trio in 4th, good headway into 2nd 2 out, pressed leader after last and led final 100yds where edged left, kept on well to win going away (op 100/30 tchd 7/2)
2  2
6 93 h 115 99 123
b m Milan - Hartwell Lake (IRE) (Pistolet Bleu)
Chased leaders in 4th, closer after 4th, went 3rd 5 out and disputed at next, led before 3 out where mistake, strongly pressed at last where not fluent, headed final 100yds where carried left, kept on well in clear 2nd (op 7/2)
3  10 [12]
10 107 p 126 98 125
ch g Desert King (IRE) - Princess Lek (IRE) (Bob Back)
Chased leaders in 3rd, closer and on terms at 6th, led before next until joined 4 out, headed approaching 3 out where mistake, no impression in 3rd approaching last, one pace (op 5/2)
4  ½ [12½]
7 108 127 99 125
b g Shantou (USA) - Close To Shore (IRE) (Bob Back)
Raced in rear, not fluent 5 out and pushed along, went 5th 2 out, kept on well run-in into 4th closing stages, nearest finish
5  [15¾]
8 118 p 141 109 136
b g Westerner - Hapeney (IRE) (Saddlers' Hall)
Chased clear leader in 2nd, closer after 4th, almost on terms at 6th, ridden and not quicken approaching 3 out in 4th, no impression at next, dropped to 5th closing stages (op 8/1)
6  24 [39¾]
9 109 t 128 66 98
b g Oscar (IRE) - Power Again (GER) (Dashing Blade)
Held up in 5th, left 4th at 8th, no impression when mistake 4 out, soon dropped to rear and no extra, eased run-in (op 12/1)
8 1012 131
b g Excellent Art - Feather Star (Soviet Star)
Led and soon clear, advantage reduced after 4th, slow at 6th and joined, headed next and pulled up quickly before 8th, lost action (jockey said gelding lost his action and was pulled up thereafter) (op 14/1 tchd 12/1)
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