Free Tips Daily On attheraces.com Mares' Maiden Hurdle (GBB Race) 2m
- (4yo+, 2m, Class 4, 4 runners)
- Winner £5,446 2nd £2,509 3rd £1,254 4th £628 5th £350 6th £350
- Going: Good to Soft
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 4m 1.10s
- Off time: 16:35:49
|1st||1 Cool Stone||2/1|
Cool Stone 53
|6||156 11-2||A King||Tom Cannon||104|
Last Of A Legend 48
|5||156 11-2 t||H Fry||J J Burke|
Leading Theatre (IRE) 34
|6||156 11-2||F O'Brien||Max Kendrick|
Le Mur (FR) 260
|5||156 11-2||W Greatrex||Harry Bannister|
||5||11-0||F O'Brien||P J Brennan||5/4|
Fergal O’Brien won this last year and useful bumper winner LEADING THEATRE can make a successful transition to hurdles. Cool Stone has been frustrating to follow and may have to settle for second place again following wind surgery. Last Of A Legend still has a bit of scope but Le Mur finished tailed off on her debut over timber.
Cool Stone5-1 (10-12) Held up, headway tracking leaders home turn, could not go pace of leader approaching last, kept on same pace flat, 2nd of 7, 4l behind Malakahna (10-9) at Kempton 2m (4) gd in Mar.
Leading Theatre (IRE)28-1 (11-0) Always towards rear, never in contention, 16th of 20, dist behind Ashroe Diamond (11-0) at Aintree 2m 1f (1) gs in Apr.
Last Of A Legend11-4 (10-12) Held up in rear, jumped right and not fluent 3rd, headway 3 out, 5th and outpaced next, no impression after, 5th of 10, 15 1/2l behind Grivetana (10-9) at Chepstow 2m (4) gd in Mar.
Le Mur (FR)16-1 (10-11) Always behind, tailed off, 10th of 12, dist behind She's A Novelty (11-0) at Bangor-on-Dee 2m 1f mdn (4) gd in Aug.