Start Christmas Here December 18th (Q.R.) Maiden Hurdle 2m 33y

  • (4yo+, 2m 33y, 15 runners)
  • Winner €6,000 2nd €2,000 3rd €1,000 4th €500 5th €300 6th €200
  • Going: Yielding to Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 17.01s
  • Off time: 15:40:30

Full Result

15:40 Thurles
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 7 Il Etait Temps (FR) W P Mullins 4 11-4 h Mr P W Mullins 1/7f
SP 1/7f Made all, slight mistake at 1st, not fluent at 3rd, travelled well before last, asserted run-in, easily opened 1/6
2nd 10 14 Helisone (FR) H De Bromhead 5 10-11 Mr R A Berry (7) 33/1
SP 33/1 Tracked leader, jumped right at 1st, 4th after 3rd, 5th after 3 out, progress in 4th after 2 out, ridden and kept on run-in to 2nd close home, not trouble easy winner opened 20/1
3rd nk 6 Ideal De Ciergues (FR) G Elliott 4 11-4 Mr J J Codd 5/1
SP 5/1 Close up, took closer order in 3rd after 3rd, improved to 2nd 3 out where not fluent, not fluent last, no impression on leader run-in, dropped to 3rd close home
4th 5 Chiefs Kingdom (IRE) P Nolan 4 11-4 Mr B O'Neill 40/1
SP 40/1 In touch, 5th after 3rd, 4th after 3 out, progress to 3rd 2 out, ridden before last where not fluent, dropped to 4th and no extra closing stages opened 33/1
5th 11 10 Song For My Father (IRE) R O'Sullivan 5 11-4 Mr L P Shanahan (7) 25/1
SP 25/1 Tracked leader, 2nd after 3rd, 3rd 3 out, dropped to 5th and under pressure before 2 out, no impression after 2 out, weakened before last
6th ½ 9 Slane Hill (IRE) B Connell 5 11-4 Mr F Maguire 10/1
SP 10/1 Rear of mid-division, 9th after 3rd, 8th after 3 out, effort and progress before 2 out, no impression in 6th after 2 out, weakened before last opened 9/1 touched 11/1
7th 25 17 Rockonjade (IRE) Richard Morrissey 4 10-11 t Mr T Power Roche (7) 100/1
SP 100/1 Towards rear, 12th after 3rd, progress before 2 out where not fluent, weakened after 2 out opened 125/1
8th 2 15 Outdoor Mozzy (IRE) P J Rothwell 5 10-11 t1 Miss P Elvin (7) 125/1
SP 125/1 Rear of mid-division, 10th after 3rd, modest progress before 2 out where jumped right, weakened opened 100/1 touched 150/1
9th 6 1 King Arthurs Sword (IRE) M O'Callaghan 5 11-12 h Mr H C Swan (7) 20/1
SP 20/1 Towards rear, 11th after 3rd, no impression in 9th 2 out where mistake, weakened
10th 11 12 Will It Be You (IRE) L P Cusack 5 11-4 Mr R W Barron (7) 200/1
SP 200/1 Mid-division, 8th after 3rd, slight mistake 4 out, under pressure in 9th after 3 out, weakened before 2 out opened 150/1
11th 4 Pachmena (IRE) G P Cromwell 5 11-5 Mr J Dunne (7) 18/1
SP 18/1 Mid-division, 7th after 3rd, progress before 4 out, 6th after 3 out, lost place and weakened quickly before 2 out opened 16/1 touched 20/1
12th 36 11 Wee Jerry (IRE) N McCluskey 6 11-4 Mr D Higgins (7) 200/1
SP 200/1 Rear, 13th after 3rd, under pressure and weakened after 3 out, never a factor, tailed off opened 150/1
13th 3 Draco Pulchrac (IRE) A J Martin 4 11-5 t Mr D O'Connor 50/1
SP 50/1 In touch, not fluent at 1st and 2nd, 6th after 3rd, 7th after 3 out, under pressure and weakened quickly before 2 out, tailed off opened 28/1
14th 13 Georgie's Gal (IRE) P J Rothwell 4 10-11 Mr A P Ryan (7) 125/1
SP 125/1 Rear, 14th after 3rd, weakened after 3 out, never a factor, tailed off opened 100/1
15th 8 Night Of Dreams P J Rothwell 4 11-4 Mr T P Harney (7) 200/1
SP 200/1 In rear, not fluent at 1st, 15th after 3rd, weakened after 3 out, never a factor, tailed off opened 125/1
NR 2 Nucky Johnson (IRE) N Meade 4 11-12 Mr Pat Taaffe (7) 5/1
NR 16 Hume Street (IRE) P J Rothwell 5 11-4 Reserve 1 66/1
NR 18 Too Easy Mate (IRE) D E Fitzgerald 4 11-4 Reserve 3 100/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win €1.20 Tote Place €1.02 (7), €4.00 (14), €1.40 (6) Straight Forecast €22.27 Exacta €13.40 Trifecta €42.90

Placepot €13.00, Pool: €18859.3, 1010.29 winning tickets