13:40 Thurles

Saturday 21 March 2020

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Adare Manor Opportunity Maiden Hurdle

1m 7f 177y  |   Soft  |   16 Runners  |   Turf
Off time: 13:50  |   Winning time: 3m 58.5s
Weighed In
1st
16
9/4
T: Mrs L FowlerJ: C J Orr (2)
Tracked leaders, headway to lead approaching 3 out, joined briefly 2 out, travelled well and 1 length lead last, pushed out and kept on well run-in op 7/4
2nd
2 ¾
2
511-6
5/6f
T: G ElliottJ: S F O'Keeffe (2)
Disputed lead early on inner, 2nd halfway, mistake 4 out and pushed along in 4th before next, ridden and no impression approaching last, kept on one pace into 2nd run-in op 8/11
3rd
nse
7
33/1
T: D M O'BrienJ: B Browne
Tracked leaders, 5th 3 out, ridden and no impression after next, kept on well run-in
4th
¾
6
16/1
T: M F MorrisJ: S D Torrens (4)
Disputed lead and led before 2nd, not fluent 3rd, headed approaching 3 out, 3rd and ridden after 2 out, no impression before last, kept on one pace op 33/1 tchd 40/1
5th
2
12
8/1
T: J J WalshJ: G Brouder (4)
Tracked leaders, 6th 3 out, ridden after next and no impression when mistake last, kept on one pace run-in op 33/1
6th
½
9
511-6
14/1
T: G P CromwellJ: J B Kane (2)
Tracked leaders, headway after 4 out and 3rd next, progress to dispute briefly 2 out, 2nd and pushed along approaching last, ridden and no extra run-in op 12/1
7th
2
1
11/2
T: J P O'BrienJ: R P Treacy
Tracked leaders on inner, 7th and not fluent 3 out, ridden after next and no impression approaching last, kept on one pace op 6/1
8th
8
3
125/1
T: Miss E DoyleJ: J P O'Sullivan (4)
Towards rear, 11th 3 out, kept on one pace in straight, never a factor op 100/1
9th
2
10
125/1
T: J C McConnellJ: P J McGrath (4)
Towards rear, never a factor, kept on one pace in straight op 100/1
10th
9 ½
5
512-0
200/1
T: P NevilleJ: G B Noonan (4)
Mid-division, 8th 3 out, no impression approaching next, no extra in straight op 150/1
11th
4 ¾
8
200/1
T: Andrew McNamaraJ: P J Cawley (4)
In rear when hampered 1st, rear of mid-division halfway, some headway into 9th 3 out, soon no impression and no extra early straight op 150/1
12th
2 ¼
13
610-13
150/1
T: P GriffinJ: H Morgan (4)
Towards rear, no impression when slight mistake 3 out, no extra, never a factor op 125/1
13th
sh
14
150/1
T: Ross O'SullivanJ: A W Short
Mid-division, not fluent 5th, 10th 3 out, soon no extra op 125/1
14th
46
15
200/1
T: Ms H P MarkhamJ: R A Doyle
Rear of mid-division, slight mistake 4 out, soon no extra, tailed off op 150/1
15th
72
4
200/1
T: P NevilleJ: E O'Connell (2)
Always towards rear, mistake 2nd, detached before 4th, behind and mistake 5th, weakened, completely tailed off

Also Ran

UR
11
150/1
T: E SheehyJ: K Brogan (4)
Towards rear when mistake and unseated rider 1st

Video Replay

Non-Runners

19
Lauderdale Lady18
Weight: 10-13|  Age: 5
T: J P Ryan  J: Reserve 3
18
Kargs Post13
Weight: 11-6|  Age: 7
T: Shane Nolan  J: Reserve 2
17
Giftedtokate
Weight: 11-6|  Age: 5
T: Miss E Doyle  J: Reserve 1
Betting

Forecast

Fakiera (5/6), Politesse (9/4), Arthurian Fame (11/2), Blanketontheground (8/1), Ruinous (14/1), Giftedtokate (14/1), Nero Rock (16/1), Ran Rite (33/1), Kargs Post (66/1), Lauderdale Lady (100/1), Feelgood Island (125/1), Streets Of Doyen (125/1), Dayereh (150/1), Divine Approach (150/1), Backonthehill (150/1), Go Fox (200/1), Red Striker (200/1), Knoxter's Hill (200/1), Gendarme (200/1)

Verdict
Above-average mare POLITESSE is taken to continue her progress and follow up last month's course bumper win. Fakiera has the best hurdles form and is feared most, ahead of Arthurian Fame and Ruinous.
  1. Politesse
  2. Fakiera
  3. Arthurian Fame

Previous Winners

2019
Iconic Lady
Weight: 10-11  |Age: 6
Weight: 10-11  |  
Age: 6  |  
J: J C Canavan
  |  
T: R Tyner
7/1
Prize Money
1st: €7,800.002nd: €2,600.003rd: €1,300.004th: €650.005th: €391.006th: €260.00

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