Results
Meetings
4

15:25 Thurles (IRE) 20 Feb 2020

Markaye Contracts Ltd Michael Purcell Memorial Novice Hurdle

Grade 3 | Class 1 | 5YO plus

Winner €30,000 - 9 ran

2m 4f 190y

Soft (Soft to Heavy in places)

Draw Advantage: None

Weighed In
Position
Dist Btn
Horse
SP
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1
7/1
5 10-12
 - 

mid-division early, 6th from 5th, closed up approaching straight, soon prominent on outer, slight mistake 2 out, soon slightly bumped rival, edged right and led approaching last, quickly asserted and stayed on well

2
6
13/2
5 10-12
134

waited with, 7th from 5th, closed up approaching straight, soon prominent towards outer, slightly bumped after 2 out, not much room approaching last where mistake, kept on without troubling winner run-in

3
nk
3/1 2Fav
6 11-0 t
140

soon chased leaders, 4th from 5th, closed and effort straight, kept on same pace run-in

4
nk
9/4 Fav
5 11-1 p
134

soon led, pressed approaching straight, headed approaching last, one pace run-in

5
39
7/1
6 10-10
133

mid-division early, 5th from 5th, pushed along approaching straight, soon no impression, weakened

PU
10/1
6 11-0
124

waited with towards rear, pushed along approaching 6th, soon no impression, pulled up after 7th

PU
20/1
6 11-0 b
 - 

close up, slight mistake 4th, pushed along apporaching 6th and reminder, quickly lost place, pulled up after 7th

U
14/1
5 10-12
 - 

soon tracked leaders, slight mistake 4th, 3rd from next, pushed along from 6th, lost position approaching straight, no extra and unseated rider 2 out

F
50/1
5 10-12
122

in rear, fell 1st

Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP €9.00
CSF €52.37 (5, 6)
Tote Win €10.00 (5)
Tote Place €2.80 (5), €1.90 (6), €1.80 (2)
Tote Exacta €57.60 (5, 6)
Tote Trifecta €220.70 (5, 6, 2)
Previous winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2019 Good 6 Go Another One 7 11 3 - 121122 107 days J McConnell (148 miles) Robbie Power 6/ 1 4:48.60
2018 Soft 6 Blow By Blow 7 11 0 - 11-3216 46 days G Elliott (148 miles) Rachael Blackmore 7/ 1 5:23.90
2017 Heavy 7 Tin Soldier 6 11 0 - 45284-1 29 days W P Mullins (49 miles) Ruby Walsh 10/ 3 5:33.00
2016 Soft 5 Acapella Bourgeois 6 11 3 - 701-312 32 days M S Sandra Hughes (58 miles) Ruby Walsh 5/ 2 5:09.90
2015 Heavy 6 Sub Lieutenant 6 11 3 - 7-21126 18 days M S Sandra Hughes (58 miles) B J Geraghty 7/ 2 5:17.60
2014 Heavy 7 Giantofaman 6 11 3 - 022213 42 days D T Hughes (58 miles) Paul Carberry 7/ 1 5:13.10
2013 Soft 8 Bright New Dawn 6 11 3 - 247-132 19 days D T Hughes (58 miles) Davy Russell 6/ 4 5:09.40
2012 Soft - Heavy 6 Lyreen Legend 5 11 2 - 913122 32 days D T Hughes (58 miles) B J Cooper 3/ 1 5:13.60
2011 Heavy 8 Hidden Cyclone 6 11 8 - 1-1131 32 days J J Hanlon (49 miles) A J McNamara 13/ 8 5:11.50
2010 Soft 8 Western Leader 6 11 3 - 121-231 58 days J J Hanlon (49 miles) Conor O'Farrell 4/ 1 5:13.80

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