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14:00 Punchestown (IRE) 9 Dec 2018

John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase (Grade 1) (Class 1) (5YO plus)

Winner €50,151 - 5 ran

2m 4f 40y

Good (Good to Yielding in places)

4
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Pink, light green spots, pink sleeves & cap (Mrs S Ricci)

3. Min (FR)

raced 3rd, travelled well after 3 out, closed 2 out where not much room on inner, pushed along to lead before last, driven out run-in, reduced advantage closing stages

Evens Fav 7 11-10 167 R WalshW P Mullins
2
Maroon, white star & armlet, white cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

5. Shattered Love

tracked leader in 2nd, mistake at 7th, closed 4 out, pushed along in 2nd after 2 out, dropped to 3rd before last, kept on well in 2nd closing stages, not trouble winner

5/2 2Fav 7 11-3 t 153 J W KennedyG Elliott
3
Maroon, white star & armlet, maroon cap, white star (Gigginstown House Stud)

1. Balko Des Flos (FR)

led, 1 length clear at 9th, almost joined 4 out, travelled well 3 out, under pressure and headed before last, no extra and dropped to 3rd closing stages

5/1 7 11-10 168 Rachael BlackmoreH de Bromhead
4 hd
Dark blue, yellow diamond & sleeves, yellow cap, red diamond (Mrs P Sloan)

4. The Storyteller

towards rear, not fluent at 3rd, 4th at 8th, pushed along after 3 out, kept on without threatening run-in

10/1 7 11-10 155 D N RussellG Elliott
5 31
Emerald green & orange hooped, white cap (John P McManus)

2. Edwulf (GB)

held up in rear, 5th at 8th, pushed along after 4 out, ridden and weakened after 2 out, eased before last, tailed off

14/1 9 11-10 t 162 Mr D O'ConnorJoseph P O'Brien

Off Time: 14:00:32

Winning Time: 5m 17.90s

Last Updated: 8 Jan 2019 20:20:48

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

raced 3rd, travelled well after 3 out, closed 2 out where not much room on inner, pushed along to lead before last, driven out run-in, reduced advantage closing stages

Evens Fav 7 11-10 R Walsh 167
Won/5 02 Feb 2019 Leo 17F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €73,750 (J) bt Ordinary World (6L)   4/9 Fav 811-10 Ruby Walsh 167
5/9 13 Mar 2019 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £225,080 (J) to Altior (11¼L)   7/2 2Fav 811-10 Ruby Walsh 167
Won/6 05 Apr 2019 Ain 20F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £140,325 (J) bt Politologue (20L)   2/1 Fav 811-7 Ruby Walsh 167
2/6 30 Apr 2019 Pun 16F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €176,999 (J) to Un De Sceaux (4L)   8/13 Fav 811-12 (ow1) Ruby Walsh 173
2

tracked leader in 2nd, mistake at 7th, closed 4 out, pushed along in 2nd after 2 out, dropped to 3rd before last, kept on well in 2nd closing stages, not trouble winner

5/2 2Fav 7 11-3 t J W Kennedy 153
10/11 28 Dec 2018 Leo 24F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €103,250 (J) to Kemboy (34L)   6/1 711-3 J W Kennedy 155
9/16 15 Mar 2019 Che 26½F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £351,688 (J) to Al Boum Photo (36L)   20/1 811-3 J W Kennedy 154
PU/30 22 Apr 2019 Fai 29F Gd/Y  HcpCh €270,000 (J) to Burrows Saint  11/1 811-4 D N Russell 154
3

led, 1 length clear at 9th, almost joined 4 out, travelled well 3 out, under pressure and headed before last, no extra and dropped to 3rd closing stages

5/1 7 11-10 Rachael Blackmore 168
9/11 28 Dec 2018 Leo 24F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €103,250 (J) to Kemboy (27L)   8/1 711-10 Rachael Blackmore 166
7/12 14 Mar 2019 Che 20½F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £196,945 (J) to Frodon (23L)   16/1 811-10 D F O'Regan 164
3/6 04 Apr 2019 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £112,260 (J) to Kemboy (9¼L)   20/1 811-7 Rachael Blackmore 161
4 hd

towards rear, not fluent at 3rd, 4th at 8th, pushed along after 3 out, kept on without threatening run-in

10/1 7 11-10 D N Russell 155
6/11 28 Dec 2018 Leo 24F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €103,250 (J) to Kemboy (10L)   20/1 711-10 D N Russell 158
3/4 03 Feb 2019 Leo 24F Gd  Cl1 ChGd1 €127,125 (J) to Bellshill (7½L)   8/1 811-10 D N Russell 158
PU/12 14 Mar 2019 Che 20½F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £196,945 (J) to Frodon  20/1 811-10 D N Russell 161
2/6 22 Apr 2019 Fai 20F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd2 €59,000 (J) to Jett (4¾L)   3/1 J2Fav 811-10 D N Russell 160
3/8 01 May 2019 Pun 24½F Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €176,999 (J) to Kemboy (24L)   25/1 811-10 D N Russell 159
5 31

held up in rear, 5th at 8th, pushed along after 4 out, ridden and weakened after 2 out, eased before last, tailed off

14/1 9 11-10 t Mr D O'Connor 162
8/11 28 Dec 2018 Leo 24F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €103,250 (J) to Kemboy (17L)   25/1 911-10 Mr D O'Connor 161
3/4 16 Feb 2019 Gow 20F Y/Sft  Cl1 ChGd2 €35,400 (J) to Monalee (27L)   14/1 1011-10 Mr D O'Connor 157
Pace Summary
Prominent racers Position Raced in rear Position
Shattered Love 2nd The Storyteller 4th
Balko Des Flos 3rd Edwulf 5th
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP €2.12
Tote Win €1.60 (3)
Tote Place €1.02 (3) , €1.60 (5)
Tote Exacta €4.30 (3, 5)
Tote Trifecta €4.40 (3, 5, 1)
CSF €4.10 (3, 5)