14:35 Punchestown

Wednesday 16 October 2019

All14:0514:3515:1015:4516:1516:5017:20
  • Ladbrokes Handicap Hurdle (80-116)
  • 2m 50y  |   Good to Yielding (Yielding in places)  |   11 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 14:35  |   Winning time: 4m 4.8s
1st
7
11/8f
T: Paul TraynorJ: D J McInerney
Prominent, on terms before 4th, soon led, joined 3 out, led again after 2 out, went on straight, jumped slightly left last, kept on well run-in, reduced lead and held on at the finish op 13/8
2nd
¾
11
7/1
T: N MaddenJ: N P Madden
Waited with towards rear early, took closer order from before 3 out, switched right to inner straight, soon tight for room and switched left, stayed on well run-in without reaching winner tchd 8/1
3rd
2 ¼
1
8/1
T: B W DukeJ: D N Russell
Led, joined before 4th, soon headed, remained prominent, slight mistake 5th, slight mistake 3 out, kept on same pace from before last op 7/1
4th
4 ¾
8
610-5
10/1
T: K ThorntonJ: G P Brouder (7)
Prominent, on terms 3 out, headed after 2 out, no extra and one pace from before last op 12/1
5th
nk
4
20/1
T: M KennedyJ: P D Kennedy
Held up towards rear, headway and not much room after 6th, tracked leaders and bumped slightly after 2 out, kept on same pace from before last tchd 16/1
6th
4 ½
5
13/2
T: N MeadeJ: J M Moore
Raced in 7th early, some headway from before 3 out, kept on same pace from before straight, not fluent last op 11/2
7th
¾
3
411-1
13/2
T: E McNamaraJ: C P McNamara (7)
Raced in 4th early, lost position and no impression on inner approaching straight, not fluent last, one pace op 6/1
8th
6 ½
6
25/1
T: Miss E DoyleJ: J P O'Sullivan (7)
Took keen hold, waited with towards rear, closed up to track leaders and pushed along from 3 out, one pace from before straight, not fluent last
9th
1
10
25/1
T: D DonovanJ: P T Enright
Raced in 6th early, pushed along from 3 out, slightly bumped rival after next, soon no extra, one pace op 33/1
10th
8
9
25/1
T: C O'DwyerJ: Rachael Blackmore
Chased leaders, slight mistake 1st, 5th early, dropped to rear and pushed along 6th, soon no impression
11th
½
12
33/1
T: I MaddenJ: A W Short (3)
Raced in 8th early, pushed along from 3 out, soon no impression op 40/1

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Non-Runners

2
Powersbomb55
Weight: 11-12|  Age: 9
T: B McMahon  J: Mr E Mahon
NR

Betting

Forecast

Shumaker (11/8), Iamastartoo (13/2), Tomeric (13/2), Dawson's Cottage (7/1), Powersbomb (7/1), Let The Heirs Walk (8/1), Oromo (10/1), Touch Of Gold (20/1), Blaze A Trail (25/1), An Marcach (25/1), Storm Flight (25/1), Baby Bellini (33/1)

Verdict

There was plenty to like about the performance of SHUMAKER in his win at Fairyhouse on Sunday and under a 5lb penalty he looks to have an excellent chance to follow up. Iamastartoo is getting ever closer and again looks sure to go close with recent maiden winner Tomeric also on the shortlist.
  1. Shumaker
  2. Iamastartoo
  3. Tomeric

Previous Winners

2018
Conron
Weight: 11-7  |Age: 4
4/1

Prize Money

1st: €7,199.002nd: €2,400.003rd: €1,200.004th: €601.005th: €360.006th: €240.00
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