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13:50 Leopardstown (IRE) 28 Dec 2017

Irish Daily Star Christmas Novice Handicap Hurdle (Class 1) (4YO plus)

Winner €10,780 - 14 ran

2m

Soft (Yielding in places)

4
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Maroon, white star & armlet, maroon cap, white star (Gigginstown House Stud)

2. Hardback

raced in 7th early, soon chased leaders in 6th, progress to challenge from before last and soon on terms and slight mistake, stayed on well run-in to lead near line and rider lost whip

16/1 6 11-7 t1 123 S A Shortall (3)Joseph P O'Brien
2 hd
Pink, light green spots, pink sleeves & cap (Mrs S Ricci)

5. Low Sun (GB)

led early, prominent, challenged and led again before last, soon joined and slight mistake, kept on well run-in, headed near line

10/1 4 11-4 p1 120 P TownendW P Mullins
3
emerald green, yellow sleeves, yellow cap (John Breslin)

13. Sweet Company

soon towards rear, progress on inner to track leaders into straight and soon not much room, switched right run-in, kept on without matching front pair

9/1 6 10-2 t p 101 D F O'ReganA J Martin
4
Pink & white halved, black sleeves, black cap, pink star (Robcour)

11. Ale Ambrosio

soon towards rear, closed up to chase leaders when not much room and switched right approaching last, kept on without threatening

8/1 5 10-7 h 106 M P WalshMrs J Harrington
5
Purple & yellow diabolo, purple sleeves, yellow star on cap (Foxrock Racing Club)

14. Creeping Ivy

held up, 10th early, closed up travelling smoothly on outer into straight, chased leaders and kept on same pace from before last

10/1 5 10-0 t 99 D MeylerA J Martin
6
Yellow & red chevrons, hooped cap (Michael O'flynn & John F O'flynn)

10. Celebrity Status

tracked leaders, 4th early, soon 5th, effort and closed up from before straight, no extra and one pace from before last

16/1 5 10-3 107 R A Doyle (5)C O'Dwyer
7 3
Black & red diabolo, red stars on sleeves, red star on cap (Ms Elaine Burke)

6. Like An Open Book

soon towards rear, headway to chase leaders but no impression when slight mistake last, one pace

8/1 7 10-12 116 M P Burke (5)J M Burke
8
Pink, pink & emerald green hooped sleeves, pink cap (Stanley G Watson)

1. Jack Dillinger

soon tracked leaders and a little keen, 5th early, soon 4th, on terms 3 out, led briefly approaching last, soon headed and no extra

12/1 6 11-12 t 125 N D FehilyE P Harty
9 ½
Dark blue, white diamond, yellow sleeves, dark blue cap, white diamonds (Denis Cusack)

8. Stowaway Forever

soon prominent, effort from before straight, soon no extra and one pace

10/1 5 11-0 t1 p1 113 L P DempseyJ P Dempsey
10 ¾
Maroon, white star & armlet, white cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

3. Arvico Bleu

soon led, joined 3 out, headed and squeezed for room approaching last, soon no extra

13/2 2Fav 5 11-4 122 D Robinson (5)H de Bromhead
11
Emerald green, yellow sleeves, white cap, yellow spots (John Breslin)

9. Artful Artist

held up, 11th early, effort from before straight, soon no impression

10/1 8 10-5 t 111 E O'Connell (7)A J Martin
12 nk
Light blue, yellow hoop, emerald green cap (D Daly)

4. All's Quiet

chased leaders early, soon raced in 8th, effort approaching straight, soon no impression

25/1 6 11-0 t 120 Mr L J McGuinness (7)A McGuinness
13
Emerald green & orange hooped, white cap (John P McManus)

7. Wigs On The Green

chased leaders, 6th early, soon 7th, effort approaching straight, soon no extra

3/1 Fav 5 11-1 t 114 B J GeraghtyM F Morris
14 16
Maroon, light blue star, light blue sleeves, maroon stars, light blue cap, maroon star (Hugo Kane)

12. Brontide

held up, 9th early, under pressure from 3 out and dropped to rear, soon no extra

50/1 4 10-3 105 Rachael BlackmoreC O'Dwyer

Off Time: 13:56:29

Winning Time: 4m 7.40s

Last Updated: 28 Dec 2017 23:50:11

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1

raced in 7th early, soon chased leaders in 6th, progress to challenge from before last and soon on terms and slight mistake, stayed on well run-in to lead near line and rider lost whip

16/1 6 11-7 t1 S A Shortall (3) 123
10/10 09 Mar 2018 Leo 16F Sft  HcpHdl €15,990 (J) to Grand Partner (9L)   5/1 711-5 S A Shortall 129
2/11 13 May 2018 Kil 17F Y  Cl1 Ch €9,240 (J) to Le Martalin (6L)   14/1 711-12 J W Kennedy -
Won/7 05 Jun 2018 Klb 20F Gd  Ch €7,392 (J) bt Black Warrior (18L)   4/6 Fav 711-12 J W Kennedy -
2 hd

led early, prominent, challenged and led again before last, soon joined and slight mistake, kept on well run-in, headed near line

10/1 4 11-4 p1 P Townend 120
20/28 03 Feb 2018 Leo 16F Sft  HcpHdl €59,000 (J) to Off You Go (37L)   14/1 59-11 D G Hogan 124
Won/19 17 Apr 2018 Fai 16F Sft  HcpHdl €59,000 (J) bt Yaha Fizz (2¼L)   25/1 510-2 Katie O'Farrell 123
4/24 24 Apr 2018 Pun 16F Y/Sft  HcpHdl €35,400 (J) to True Self (3½L)   9/1 2Fav 510-6 Katie O'Farrell 131
5/24 28 Apr 2018 Pun 20F Y/Sft  HcpHdl €59,000 (J) to Meri Devie (3¼L)   9/1 510-5 Katie O'Farrell 131
Won/14 30 Jun 2018 Cur 16F GF  Cl1 Hcp €18,450 (F) bt Laws Of Spin (2½L)   10/3 Fav 59-6 C T Keane 89
Won/20 04 Aug 2018 Gal 23F Sft  HcpHdl €59,000 (J) bt Minella Awards (2½L)   7/1 510-9 Katie O'Farrell 132
3

soon towards rear, progress on inner to track leaders into straight and soon not much room, switched right run-in, kept on without matching front pair

9/1 6 10-2 t p D F O'Regan 101
6/12 12 Jan 2018 Dun 16F St  Hcp €15,375 (F) to She's A Star (9¼L)   20/1 78-13 W M Lordan 75
3/12 31 Mar 2018 Cor 8½F Hy  AppHcp €7,700 (F) to Our Anniversary (7¾L)   8/1 79-5 O J Orr 74
4

soon towards rear, closed up to chase leaders when not much room and switched right approaching last, kept on without threatening

8/1 5 10-7 h M P Walsh 106
3/5 06 Jan 2018 Cor 16F Hy  Hdl €10,472 (J) to Chatham Street Lad (8¼L)   7/2 611-0 P D Kennedy 107
5

held up, 10th early, closed up travelling smoothly on outer into straight, chased leaders and kept on same pace from before last

10/1 5 10-0 t D Meyler 99
4/9 06 May 2018 Dun 12F St  Hcp €7,084 (F) to Bringthehousedown (2½L)   5/1 69-11 O J Orr 67
5/7 02 Jun 2018 Nav 13F GF  Hcp €10,472 (F) to Constancio (8L)   14/1 68-6 C P Hoban 67
7/8 26 Jun 2018 Bal 13F Gd  Hcp €15,375 (F) to Decision Time (15L)   12/1 68-8 R P Whelan 67
4/10 09 Aug 2018 Sli 20F Gd  HcpHdl €12,320 (J) to Pass The Ball (8L)   20/1 610-2 A E Lynch 99
8/18 09 Sep 2018 Lst 20F Gd  HcpHdl €9,240 (J) to Humm Baby (8½L)   18/1 611-4 A E Lynch 99
9/16 23 Sep 2018 Nav 16F GF  HcpHdl €9,240 (J) to Try Again (13¾L)   12/1 610-6 A E Lynch 98
6

tracked leaders, 4th early, soon 5th, effort and closed up from before straight, no extra and one pace from before last

16/1 5 10-3 R A Doyle (5) 107
13/18 17 May 2018 Clo 16½F Gd  HcpHdl €7,392 (J) to Hearts Are Trumps (15¾L)   6/1 Fav 611-9 R A Doyle 106
8/24 06 Aug 2018 Cor 19F Gd  HcpHdl €9,240 (J) to Shadows Return (13½L)   25/1 611-8 R A Doyle 105
2/8 27 Aug 2018 Dpa 19F Gd/Y  Ch €7,392 (J) to Caltex (18L)   11/1 611-12 R A Doyle -
8/14 07 Sep 2018 Klb 20F Gd  Ch €7,854 (J) to Flaviana (37L)   20/1 611-12 R A Doyle -
7 3

soon towards rear, headway to chase leaders but no impression when slight mistake last, one pace

8/1 7 10-12 M P Burke (5) 116
3/7 10 Apr 2018 Dun 12F St  Mdn €7,392 (F) to Joey Sasa (5½L)   20/1 89-2 W M Lordan -
6/16 26 Apr 2018 Pun 16F Y/Sft  Cl1 HdlList €21,525 (J) to Dawn Shadow (10¾L)   66/1 811-7 M P Burke 115
Won/9 08 May 2018 Ros 12F Sft  Mdn €8,932 (F) bt Minnie Dahill (nk)   7/4 Fav 89-2 W M Lordan -
7/9 28 May 2018 Bal 16½F Gd  HcpHdl €18,450 (J) to Awayinthewest (11¼L)   7/1 810-11 M P Burke 116
4/14 20 Jun 2018 Wex 16½F Gd  HcpHdl €7,700 (J) to Konig Hall (10¾L)   9/1 811-9 M P Burke 115
5/20 01 Aug 2018 Gal 16½F Y/Sft  HcpHdl €21,525 (J) to Rovetta (7¾L)   20/1 811-3 M P Walsh 114
8

soon tracked leaders and a little keen, 5th early, soon 4th, on terms 3 out, led briefly approaching last, soon headed and no extra

12/1 6 11-12 t N D Fehily 125
11/25 26 Apr 2018 Pun 16F Y/Sft  HcpHdl €18,450 (J) to Park Paddocks (17½L)   20/1 711-12 D E Mullins 123
9/14 13 May 2018 Kil 17F Y  Cl1 HcpHdl €29,500 (J) to Neverushacon (10½L)   16/1 710-4 D F O'Regan 121
9 ½

soon prominent, effort from before straight, soon no extra and one pace

10/1 5 11-0 t1 p1 L P Dempsey 113
2/13 28 Jan 2018 Naa 16F SH  Cl1 HcpHdl €10,164 (J) to Mick The Boyo (½L)   8/1 610-13 L P Dempsey 112
2/15 25 Feb 2018 Naa 16F Sft  Cl1 HcpHdl €7,392 (J) to Golden Jewel (6L)   6/1 611-12 L P Dempsey 116
4/9 23 Mar 2018 Nav 16F Hy  HcpHdl €11,396 (J) to Monotype (6¾L)   7/2 2Fav 610-13 L P Dempsey 119
12/25 26 Apr 2018 Pun 16F Y/Sft  HcpHdl €18,450 (J) to Park Paddocks (17¾L)   14/1 611-8 L P Dempsey 119
3/7 07 May 2018 Dro 19½F Gd  Ch €7,392 (J) to Peace News (6¼L)   11/4 2Fav 611-12 L P Dempsey -
10 ¾

soon led, joined 3 out, headed and squeezed for room approaching last, soon no extra

13/2 2Fav 5 11-4 D Robinson (5) 122
6/7 05 May 2018 Wex 16F Sft  Hdl €12,320 (J) to Monotype (26L)   3/1 2Fav 611-3 D N Russell 121
4/8 25 Aug 2018 Kil 17F Gd  Ch €7,700 (J) to Monarch (2¾L)   9/2 C2Fav 611-12 Rachael Blackmore -
2/9 11 Sep 2018 Lst 17F Y/Sft  Ch €9,240 (J) to Le Richebourg (1¾L)   11/4 2Fav 611-12 Rachael Blackmore -
11

held up, 11th early, effort from before straight, soon no impression

10/1 8 10-5 t E O'Connell (7) 111
11/12 12 Jan 2018 Dun 16F St  Hcp €15,375 (F) to She's A Star (12¼L)   20/1 99-3 C T Keane 79
2/8 03 Jun 2018 Fkn 16F Gd  Cl4 MdnHdl £5,458 (J) to Yensir (1L)   5/4 Fav 911-2 Sam Twiston-Davies 116
Won/9 25 Jun 2018 Sth 15½F Gd  Cl5 MdnHdl £3,314 (J) bt Railroad Junkie (10L)   4/6 Fav 911-0 Sam Twiston-Davies 116
11/13 21 Jul 2018 Mar 16½F Gd  Cl1 HcpHdlList £22,780 (J) to L'inganno Felice (51L)   9/2 2Fav 910-6 Sam Twiston-Davies 122
12 nk

chased leaders early, soon raced in 8th, effort approaching straight, soon no impression

25/1 6 11-0 t Mr L J McGuinness (7) 120
11/13 09 Mar 2018 Dun 16F St  Hcp €7,392 (F) to Pivot Bridge (27L)   6/1 711-3 Mr R Deegan 73
10/15 02 Apr 2018 Fai 16F Hy  HcpHdl €12,320 (J) to Western Ruler (36L)   33/1 711-6 A W Short 119
6/10 03 May 2018 Clo 17F Hy  Hcp €10,780 (F) to Rashaan (26L)   9/1 78-8 S Foley 73
6/14 13 May 2018 Kil 17F Y  Cl1 HcpHdl €29,500 (J) to Neverushacon (7½L)   25/1 710-0 A W Short 117
10/16 29 May 2018 Bal 20F Gd  HcpHdl €18,450 (J) to Art Of Security (44L)   8/1 710-6 A W Short 117
3/12 17 Jun 2018 Dpa 18½F Gd  HcpHdl €12,320 (J) to Killiney Court (20L)   16/1 710-12 A W Short 116
13

chased leaders, 6th early, soon 7th, effort approaching straight, soon no extra

3/1 Fav 5 11-1 t B J Geraghty 114
11/13 28 Jan 2018 Naa 16F SH  Cl1 HcpHdl €10,164 (J) to Mick The Boyo (19L)   12/1 611-1 B J Geraghty 114
F/6 25 Feb 2018 Naa 19F Sft  Hdl €10,164 (J) to Uradel  12/1 611-2 B J Geraghty 113
10/12 25 May 2018 Dro 24½F Gd  HcpHdl €12,320 (J) to The White Volcano (35L)   8/1 610-9 D J McInerney 113
F/12 26 Jul 2018 Lim 20F Gd  MdnHdl €8,316 (J) to Kamil  11/8 Fav 611-12 B J Geraghty 112
6/7 27 Aug 2018 Dpa 21½F Gd/Y  MdnHdl €6,775 (J) to Present In Court (43L)   6/1 611-4 B J Geraghty 112
14 16

held up, 9th early, under pressure from 3 out and dropped to rear, soon no extra

50/1 4 10-3 Rachael Blackmore 105
6/16 28 May 2018 Bal 16½F Gd  HcpHdl €7,084 (J) to The Last Indian (25L)   33/1 511-12 Rachael Blackmore 102
11/17 08 Jun 2018 Clo 19½F Gd  HcpHdl €8,624 (J) to You Can't Catch Me (71L)   25/1 511-3 R A Doyle 100
7/16 22 Jun 2018 Dro 20F Gd  HcpHdl €6,775 (J) to Roi De Dubai (31L)   33/1 511-8 D E Mullins 97
PU/13 24 Jul 2018 Bal 22F Gd  HcpHdl €6,468 (J) to Doctor P's Getaway  7/1 511-12 D E Mullins 95
5/5 03 Aug 2018 Gal 14F Sft  €12,320 (F) to Wicklow Brave (36L)   14/1 59-5 K J Manning 83
7/15 16 Aug 2018 Trm 22F Gd  Ch €8,008 (J) to Statistical (17¼L)   40/1 511-12 R A Doyle -
Pace Summary
Prominent racers Position Raced in rear Position
Hardback 1st Sweet Company 3rd
Low Sun 2nd Ale Ambrosio 4th
Celebrity Status 6th Creeping Ivy 5th
Stowaway Forever 9th Like An Open Book 7th
Arvico Bleu 10th Artful Artist 11th
All's Quiet 12th Brontide 14th
Wigs On The Green 13th
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Tote Win €22.30 (2)
Tote Place €5.50 (2) , €3.80 (5) , €2.80 (13)
Tote Exacta €241.70 (2, 5)
Tote Trifecta €2681.90 (2, 5, 13)
CSF €183.19 (2, 5)
Tricast €1571.04 (2, 5, 13)