Talk Tidy Marketing Open Maiden NH Flat Race (GBB Race) 2m 167y
- (4-6yo, 2m 167y, Class 5, 6 runners)
- Winner £2,722 2nd £1,254 3rd £627 4th £314
- Going: Good (Good to Firm in places)
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 4m 13.37s
- Off time: 16:45:47
|1st||2 The Galahad Kid||4/6f|
Norman Abu (IRE) 71
|6||158 11-4||J D Frost||Angus Cheleda (5)|
The Galahad Kid (IRE) 65
|6||158 11-4||F O'Brien||P J Brennan|
Wot You Wearing (IRE) 24
|5||158 11-4 t||R Stephens||Sean Houlihan|
|4||154 11-0||John Berry||W T Kennedy|
Dame De Fortune (IRE) 57
|5||151 10-11||O Murphy||Aidan Coleman|
Hattitude (IRE) 26
|4||147 10-7||Claire Harris||Paul O'Brien|
||4||11-0||M Rowley||Alex Edwards||15/8|
Wot You Wearing was beaten a long way when fourth here on his debut while Merrijig’s yard has had a couple of winners on the Flat this month. But a couple of these are point-to-point winners in Ireland debuting under Rules with dual winner THE GALAHAD KID preferred to Dame De Fortune having joined Fergal O’Brien’s in-form yard.
The Galahad Kid (IRE)Evens (12-2) In rr, 4th 1/2way, went 2nd aftr 4out, mstk 3out, 1l dwn 2out, rdn to chall ldr appr str, 1l adv last, cosily, won at Ballingarry 3m gd in May beating Chato Santana (12-2) by 3l, 5 ran.
MerrijigSchiaparelli gelding out of Near Wild Heaven.
Dame De Fortune (IRE)3-1 (11-11) Made all, 4l adv 1/2way, 10l adv bef 4out, gng best bef 3out, 12l ld last, kow flat, easily, won at Tralee 3m mdn gd in May beating Chatshow Host (11-11) by dist, 11 ran.
Wot You Wearing (IRE)14-1 (11-2) Midfield, headway 5f out, ridden to chase leader 4f out, weakened 2f out, 4th of 9, 14l behind Lock Out (11-2) at Newton Abbot 2m 1f (5) gd in Jul.
Hattitude (IRE)80-1 (10-9) Towards rear, headway on outside turning for home, ridden and weakened quickly entering home straight, tailed off when pulled up over 2f out, at Worcester 2m (5) gd in Jun.
Norman Abu (IRE)3-1 (12-2) Ww in rr & kn, 3rd 1/2way, jnd ldr bfly bef 3out, 2 1/2l 2nd & rdn early str, kow bt nt mtch wnr, 2nd of 5, 3l behind Ihavetogo (12-2) at Stradbally 3m mdn gd in May.