Ballygowan Opportunity Maiden Hurdle 2m 100y

  • (4yo+, 2m 100y, 17 runners)
  • Winner €6,000 2nd €2,000 3rd €1,000 4th €500 5th €300 6th €200
  • Going: Good to Yielding (Yielding in places)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 9.50s
  • Off time: 14:00:11

Full Result

14:00 Down Royal
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 5 Gaelic Arc (IRE) J P Ryan 6 11-12 N T Prendergast (4) 25/1
SP 25/1 Tracked leaders, 5th 3 out, headway on inner to dispute lead travelling well 2 out, ridden at last, led inside final furlong, stayed on well close home opened 18/1
2nd 4 Flaming Moon (IRE) M J Smith 5 11-12 J B Kane (2) 5/4f
SP 5/4f Disputed lead and took keen hold, led from 3rd, went clear and pulled hard from 5th, reduced advantage 3 out, ridden and joined 2 out, strongly pressed at last, headed inside final furlong, kept on same pace close home opened 15/8
3rd 1 15 Showbusiness (FR) G Elliott 5 11-4 t Niall Moore (4) 7/2
SP 7/2 Tracked leaders, 4th 3 out, ridden in 4th next, 3rd and no impression on leaders at last, kept on same pace opened 10/3
4th 14 Shoot First (IRE) C Byrnes 6 11-4 A McCurtin 18/1
SP 18/1 In rear, progress 3 out, pushed along in 6th 2 out, kept on without threatening run-in opened 16/1
5th 5 3 Esperti (IRE) Peter Fahey 5 11-12 J B Foley 9/2
SP 9/2 Tracked leaders, slight mistake 1st, close 3rd on outer 3 out, ran around briefly approaching 2 out, soon ridden, dropped to 5th before last, no extra opened 4/1
6th 10 Freddie Robdal (IRE) H De Bromhead 5 11-4 C G O'Dwyer (4) 11/2
SP 11/2 Disputed lead, headed 3rd, ridden and not fluent 2 out, soon headed, 4th before last, no impression opened 6/1 touched 5/1
7th 7 19 Helvic Princess N Meade 4 10-5 t N J Ryan (4) 22/1
SP 22/1 Tracked leaders, ridden in 7th and bad mistake 2 out, no impression opened 18/1
8th hd 13 Kinbrace (IRE) S R B Crawford 5 11-4 C Brassil (2) 40/1
SP 40/1 Tracked leaders, mistake 1st, 6th 3 out, soon ridden and no impression opened 22/1
9th 12 Helios Smart (FR) B Connell 5 11-4 P J O'Hanlon (4) 66/1
SP 66/1 Rear of mid-division, slight mistake 6th, no impression from 3 out, never a factor opened 40/1
10th ½ 6 Odd Venture (IRE) R K Watson 5 11-12 Derek McGrath (4) 66/1
SP 66/1 Mid-division, 7th 3 out, soon ridden and no impression opened 40/1
11th ¾ 1 Ballinlough Gale (IRE) P Martin 5 11-12 ht E Walsh 50/1
SP 50/1 Mid-division, no impression from 3 out, weakened
12th 2 Cozone M J Smith 5 11-12 J G Gilligan (4) 11/1
SP 11/1 Always towards rear, slight mistake 2nd, mistake 3rd and slightly hampered, no impression from 3 out, never a factor opened 16/1
13th hd 17 The Son Of Brega (IRE) P Downey 6 11-4 P M O'Brien (4) 66/1
SP 66/1 Rear of mid-division, no impression from 4 out, never a factor
14th 8 9 Drayton Cross (FR) L Fowler 8 11-4 t S O'Callaghan (4) 28/1
SP 28/1 Always towards rear, never a factor opened 33/1 touched 25/1
15th 3 8 Ballykeeran (IRE) G Hussey 7 11-4 t S A Mulcahy (4) 200/1
SP 200/1 Mid-division, no impression from 4 out, weakened opened 100/1 touched 300/1
16th 18 Miss Sunset (IRE) Gearoid Brouder 7 10-11 G P Brouder (2) 200/1
SP 200/1 Always behind, took keen hold, hampered 3rd, mistakes 4th and 5th, never a factor opened 125/1 touched 300/1
UR 7 Backing Band (IRE) Peter Fahey 6 11-4 T N Brett (4) 100/1
SP 100/1 In rear, mistake and unseated rider at 3rd opened 66/1
NR 11 Heathrow (FR) Miss E Doyle 5 11-4 J P O'Sullivan (2) 8/1
NR 16 Strong Whisper (IRE) N Lee 6 11-4 R P Geoghegan (4) 66/1
NR 20 Superlike (IRE) G Elliott 4 10-12 Reserve 1 20/1
NR 21 Celine Man (IRE) M Fahey 4 10-12 Reserve 2 50/1
NR 22 Ghumama (IRE) D Hogan 4 10-5 Reserve 3 15/2

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £26.00 Tote Place £6.10 (5), £1.10 (4), £1.70 (15) Straight Forecast £62.89 Exacta £116.50 Trifecta £697.10

Placepot £297.70, Pool: £18784.7, 44.18 winning tickets