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13:00 Thurles (IRE) 18 Dec 2016

Molony Cup Handicap Chase (0-109) (5YO plus)

Winner €7,688 - 15 ran

3m 187y

Soft

2
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Emerald green, yellow hoop, white sleeves, red armlet, light blue cap (Brian Mulvihill)

7. Back Before Dawn

prominent, 6th after 3rd, progress to 3rd after 6th, 4th after 4 out, travelled well into 3rd after 3 out, improved to lead after 2 out, asserted before last, eased run-in, comfortably

10/1 7 10-12 102 C Brassil (7)Ms S Hughes
2
Yellow & black diabolo, striped cap (John Paul Collevy)

3. Garrai Phaidin

mid-division, improved to 3rd after 3rd, progress to 2nd before 6th, mistake at 9th, led narrowly 3 out, soon ridden, headed after 2 out, no impression on winner, kept on same pace

5/1 JFav 7 11-10 107 B T O'ConnellS K Ryder
3 1
Yellow, red stars, striped sleeves & cap (A M O'Grady)

4. Mick The Jiver (GB)

chased leader, 5th after 3rd, 4th after 6th, progress to 3rd after 4 out, ridden in 4th after 3 out, no impression after 2 out, kept on run-in to 3rd

5/1 JFav 6 11-9 106 D E SplaineE O'Grady
4
White, dark blue star, yellow sleeves, dark blue stars, dark blue cap (Aengus King)

8. Capture The Drama

led, jumped big at 3rd, headed 3 out, pushed along before 2 out, no impression in 3rd at last, kept on one pace, dropped to 4th closing stages

6/1 8 11-0 102 A Ring (5)Aengus King
5
Emerald green & orange hooped, white cap (John P McManus)

1. The Gatechecker

towards rear, 10th after 6th, 9th before 10th, headway to 5th after 4 out, no impression after 2 out, bad mistake at last, kept on one pace

10/1 6 11-9 109 D Meyler (3)M Hourigan
6 4
Royal blue, white panel, purple cap (Mrs L Skelly)

15. Gibbstown

rear of mid-division, 11th after 6th, improved to 7th before 10th, ridden in 8th after 4 out, no impression in 7th before 2 out where jumped left, kept on one pace

20/1 10 10-5 p 88 R C ColganP Stafford
7 1
Maroon, pink sleeves, white cap (John Patrick Ryan)

14. Willow Grange

towards rear, 13th after 6th, headway to 7th after 4 out, no impression in 6th before 2 out, kept on one pace

13/2 8 10-7 t b 90 D E MullinsJ P Ryan
8
White, red disc, red stars on cap (Michael Winters)

5. Theatre Princess

chased leader, 7th after 3rd, 8th after 6th, pushed along in 6th after 4 out, no extra in 8th after 3 out

8/1 9 11-2 p 106 B J Foley (7)M Winters
9 16
Dark green, yellow seams, quartered cap (D Casey)

12. Betterthanalright

soon tracked leader in 2nd, dropped to 5th after 6th, weakened to rear before 4 out, no extra

16/1 10 10-6 92 P E Corbett (3)L Casey
10 22
Black, white star, maroon sleeves & cap (No Man Syndicate)

2. Sunsetstorise

rear, 14th after 6th, improved to 10th before 10th, 9th after 4 out, no extra before 3 out

25/1 8 11-11 108 G N FoxFrancis J Flood
PU
Royal blue, red star & stars on sleeves, hooped cap (Mrs N Fahy)

6. Ancient Highway

in rear, niggled along after 4th, not fluent at 6th in detached rear, no extra from 10th, jumped right at 11th, pulled up before 2 out

25/1 7 11-1 p 105 C M Leonard (7)P A Fahy
PU
Emerald green & orange hooped, quartered cap (John P McManus)

9. Bottle Rattler

rear of mid-division, 6th after 6th, dropped to 8th 4 out, soon pushed along, weakened before 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

33/1 8 10-11 p 101 John J Fitzpatrick (7)P J Rothwell
PU
Emerald green, white disc & sleeves, yellow & red striped cap (Michael J McDonagh)

10. Spancil Hill

raced 4th, dropped to mid-division before 4th, 7th after 6th, no impression in 10th after 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

8/1 6 11-0 97 M A EnrightM J McDonagh
PU
Dark blue & light blue quartered, diabolo on sleeves, light blue cap (Owen Curtin)

11. Prosperity Square

settled 6th early, rear of mid-division after 3rd, 9th after 6th, weakened before 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

20/1 11 10-5 v 95 R A Doyle (7)C O'Dwyer
PU
Yellow, black chevron & chevrons on sleeves, yellow cap, black spots (I Madden)

13. Kostar (FR)

towards rear, 12th after 6th, dropped to rear and detached at 10th, never a factor, pulled up before 2 out

40/1 9 10-5 p 91 P D Kennedy (3)I Madden

Off Time: 13:01:06

Winning Time: 6m 30.50s

Last Updated: 26 Jan 2017 16:42:34

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

prominent, 6th after 3rd, progress to 3rd after 6th, 4th after 4 out, travelled well into 3rd after 3 out, improved to lead after 2 out, asserted before last, eased run-in, comfortably

10/1 7 10-12 C Brassil (7) 102
F/12 01 Jan 2017 Fai 25F Sft  HcpCh €12,300 (J) to Capture The Drama  11/2 811-1 C Brassil 114
2

mid-division, improved to 3rd after 3rd, progress to 2nd before 6th, mistake at 9th, led narrowly 3 out, soon ridden, headed after 2 out, no impression on winner, kept on same pace

5/1 JFav 7 11-10 B T O'Connell 107
2/12 01 Jan 2017 Fai 25F Sft  HcpCh €12,300 (J) to Capture The Drama (4L)   6/1 810-10 P D Kennedy 109
3/12 14 Jan 2017 Pun 25F Sft  AmHcpCh €10,455 (J) to Canaly (6¾L)   5/2 Fav 810-10 Mr H D Dunne 111
7/11 18 Feb 2017 Gow 20F Hy  HcpCh €11,396 (J) to Killaro Boy (45L)   9/2 JFav 810-6 P D Kennedy 111
5/13 21 Mar 2017 Clo 23F SH  HcpCh €8,624 (J) to Flynsini (28L)   9/1 811-12 P D Kennedy 109
2/9 09 Apr 2017 Trm 21F Y  HcpCh €7,700 (J) to Stonehall Jack (2¾L)   5/1 811-1 P D Kennedy 107
2/14 04 Jun 2017 Klb 25F Gd/Y  HcpCh €12,320 (J) to Mr Boss Man (¾L)   7/1 810-13 P D Kennedy 110
3 1

chased leader, 5th after 3rd, 4th after 6th, progress to 3rd after 4 out, ridden in 4th after 3 out, no impression after 2 out, kept on run-in to 3rd

5/1 JFav 6 11-9 D E Splaine 106
2/11 07 Jan 2017 Cor 20F Sft  HcpCh €10,763 (J) to Sumos Novios (7½L)   3/1 Fav 710-2 P T Enright 107
Won/12 26 Feb 2017 Naa 24F Hy  Cl1 HcpCh €9,856 (J) bt Cappacurry Zak (11L)   7/1 710-10 D E Splaine 109
Won/9 19 Mar 2017 Nav 24F Hy  HcpCh €38,350 (J) bt Kilcarry Bridge (6½L)   3/1 2Fav 710-1 (ow1) D E Splaine 118
12/18 26 Oct 2017 Thu 23F Y  HcpHdl €6,775 (J) to Carrigready (23L)   3/1 Fav 711-8 D E Splaine 98
8/11 18 Nov 2017 Pun 22½F SH  HcpCh €15,990 (J) to Coeur Joyeux (47L)   20/1 711-0 D E Splaine 130
7/7 29 Dec 2017 Lim 20F Hy  Cl1 HcpHdl €7,700 (J) to Off You Go (53L)   11/4 2Fav 710-6 D E Splaine 98
4

led, jumped big at 3rd, headed 3 out, pushed along before 2 out, no impression in 3rd at last, kept on one pace, dropped to 4th closing stages

6/1 8 11-0 A Ring (5) 102
Won/12 01 Jan 2017 Fai 25F Sft  HcpCh €12,300 (J) bt Garrai Phaidin (4L)   7/1 910-4 Andrew Ring 103
6/11 31 Jan 2017 Dro 24F Sft  HcpCh €7,380 (J) to Honest Robber (75L)   5/1 911-5 Andrew Ring 109
Won/5 17 Mar 2017 Wex 16F SH  HcpCh €10,164 (J) bt Dr Waluigi (8L)   4/1 910-12 Andrew Ring 109
5/12 30 Mar 2017 Lim 17½F Sft  HcpCh €15,375 (J) to Black Zero (15¼L)   7/1 910-4 Andrew Ring 116
4/14 07 Apr 2017 Wex 25½F Sft  HcpCh €7,392 (J) to Spancil Hill (42L)   6/1 JFav 911-10 Andrew Ring 116
5/13 16 Apr 2017 Fai 20F Gd/Y  Cl1 Ch €10,472 (J) to Killaro Boy (14¼L)   20/1 911-10 Andrew Ring 115
5

towards rear, 10th after 6th, 9th before 10th, headway to 5th after 4 out, no impression after 2 out, bad mistake at last, kept on one pace

10/1 6 11-9 D Meyler (3) 109
Won/9 28 Jan 2017 Naa 19½F Y  HcpCh €7,380 (J) bt Fairy Island (1¾L)   9/4 Fav 711-12 M P Walsh 109
2/11 18 Feb 2017 Gow 20F Hy  HcpCh €11,396 (J) to Killaro Boy (2L)   9/2 JFav 710-12 M P Walsh 117
U/10 05 Mar 2017 Leo 21½F SH  HcpCh €29,500 (J) to Mr Diablo  3/1 Fav 710-12 M P Walsh 121
7/14 04 Jun 2017 Klb 25F Gd/Y  HcpCh €12,320 (J) to Mr Boss Man (22L)   11/1 711-12 M P Walsh 123
2/13 23 Jul 2017 Tip 20F Gd  HcpCh €12,320 (J) to Eiri Na Casca (1L)   10/1 711-4 J S McGarvey 122
4/19 04 Aug 2017 Gal 22½F Sft  HcpCh €18,450 (J) to Riviera Sun (2L)   16/1 710-13 J S McGarvey 124
6 4

rear of mid-division, 11th after 6th, improved to 7th before 10th, ridden in 8th after 4 out, no impression in 7th before 2 out where jumped left, kept on one pace

20/1 10 10-5 p R C Colgan 88
4/10 16 Jan 2017 Ayr 24½F Hy  Cl5 HcpCh £2,924 (J) to Landmeafortune (27L)   15/2 1111-12 A W Short 96
2/9 16 Mar 2017 Tow 24½F Sft  Cl5 HcpCh £3,249 (J) to General Girling (1L)   9/1 1111-12 A W Short 96
2/8 28 Mar 2017 Hex 24F Hy  Cl5 HcpCh £3,249 (J) to Hattons Hill (1¾L)   13/2 1111-12 A W Short 96
7/7 21 Sep 2017 Bal 23F SH  HcpCh €8,932 (J) to Off The Charts (68L)   9/2 1110-6 A W Short 85
5/6 27 Sep 2017 Sli 24½F Hy  HcpCh €6,775 (J) to Routes Choice (22L)   8/1 1110-5 A W Short 85
8/12 13 Oct 2017 Dpa 23½F Y  HcpCh €6,160 (J) to Dinnie's Vinnie (27L)   16/1 1111-1 A W Short 84
7 1

towards rear, 13th after 6th, headway to 7th after 4 out, no impression in 6th before 2 out, kept on one pace

13/2 8 10-7 t b D E Mullins 90
3/14 01 Jan 2017 Trm 21F Sft  HcpCh €6,765 (J) to Line View (8¾L)   12/1 911-6 Mr T N Brett 89
8/13 25 Jan 2017 Fai 24F Sft  HcpCh €6,150 (J) to Larry Capri (57L)   9/1 911-0 Mr T N Brett 89
6/14 09 Feb 2017 Thu 24F Sft  HcpCh €6,775 (J) to Dinnie's Vinnie (38L)   12/1 910-12 T N Brett 88
8/14 18 Mar 2017 Lim 24F Sft  HcpHdl €6,468 (J) to Be My Vinnie (21L)   20/1 911-3 T N Brett 86
6/6 26 Mar 2017 Dpa 19F Gd  HcpCh €6,775 (J) to Merrion Row (25L)   8/1 910-12 T N Brett 86
2/9 10 Apr 2017 Trm 21F Gd  HcpCh €6,160 (J) to Presenting Julio (6L)   16/1 911-0 T N Brett 83
8

chased leader, 7th after 3rd, 8th after 6th, pushed along in 6th after 4 out, no extra in 8th after 3 out

8/1 9 11-2 p B J Foley (7) 106
9/18 28 Dec 2016 Lim 21F SH  HcpHdl €6,457 (J) to Barrys Jack (17L)   12/1 911-9 B J Foley 99
12/17 14 Jan 2017 Pun 20F Sft  HcpCh €8,610 (J) to Tulpar (76L)   20/1 1011-7 Andrew Ring 104
9 16

soon tracked leader in 2nd, dropped to 5th after 6th, weakened to rear before 4 out, no extra

16/1 10 10-6 P E Corbett (3) 92
7/14 01 Jan 2017 Trm 21F Sft  HcpCh €6,765 (J) to Line View (25L)   25/1 1111-5 P E Corbett 88
5/11 07 Jun 2017 Wex 25½F Sft  HcpCh €7,700 (J) to Prosperity Square (26L)   12/1 1110-1 D E Mullins 83
Won/9 20 Mar 2018 Clo 23F Hy  HcpCh €6,775 (J) bt Whats In It For Me (1¼L)   14/1 1210-5 D E Mullins 81
5/8 29 Mar 2018 Clo 23F Hy  HcpCh €8,624 (J) to Luckyinmilan (7½L)   13/2 1210-8 D J McInerney 87
2/12 12 Apr 2018 Lim 21F Hy  HcpHdl €6,160 (J) to Internal Transfer (20L)   14/1 1211-0 M A Enright 83
3/14 20 Apr 2018 Lim 24F Hy  HcpHdl €6,775 (J) to Perfect Man (3L)   10/1 1210-7 M A Enright 83
10 22

rear, 14th after 6th, improved to 10th before 10th, 9th after 4 out, no extra before 3 out

25/1 8 11-11 G N Fox 108
PU/12 01 Jan 2017 Fai 25F Sft  HcpCh €12,300 (J) to Capture The Drama  25/1 910-8 D F O'Regan 107
13/17 14 Jan 2017 Pun 20F Sft  HcpCh €8,610 (J) to Tulpar (106L)   25/1 911-8 P D Kennedy 105
4/12 04 Feb 2017 Fai 21½F SH  HcpCh €7,392 (J) to Paper Lantern (56L)   20/1 911-7 G N Fox 103
PU/12 26 Feb 2017 Naa 24F Hy  Cl1 HcpCh €9,856 (J) to Mick The Jiver  14/1 910-2 D E Mullins 101
Won/6 19 Mar 2017 Nav 17F Hy  HcpCh €7,700 (J) bt Ontopoftheworld (2½L)   13/2 910-10 G N Fox 99
Won/10 23 Mar 2018 Nav 17F Hy  HcpCh €10,164 (J) bt Flemenstorm (6½L)   Evens Fav 1010-8 J W Kennedy 107
PU

in rear, niggled along after 4th, not fluent at 6th in detached rear, no extra from 10th, jumped right at 11th, pulled up before 2 out

25/1 7 11-1 p C M Leonard (7) 105
PU/14 09 Feb 2017 Thu 24F Sft  HcpCh €6,775 (J) to Dinnie's Vinnie  25/1 811-12 C M Leonard 102
8/9 09 Apr 2017 Trm 16F Y  HcpCh €7,700 (J) to Rufino (32L)   7/1 811-0 C M Leonard 97
11/14 05 May 2017 Dpa 22F Gd  HcpCh €6,160 (J) to Kilderry Prince (51L)   12/1 811-12 Mr R Deegan 95
PU/14 10 Dec 2017 Bhs 24F     to Rue Hill  5/1 12-2 T G Mahon -
U/9 14 Jan 2018 Tin 24F     to Marinero  8/1 11-11 Mr R A Foley -
7/10 28 Jan 2018 Dgv 24F     to Rue Hill (44L)   10/1 11-11 Mr R Foley -
PU

rear of mid-division, 6th after 6th, dropped to 8th 4 out, soon pushed along, weakened before 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

33/1 8 10-11 p John J Fitzpatrick (7) 101
F/12 29 Dec 2016 Leo 21F Y  HcpCh €11,378 (J) to Courtncatcher  33/1 810-4 John J Fitzpatrick 100
PU/11 07 Jan 2017 Cor 20F Sft  HcpCh €10,763 (J) to Sumos Novios  25/1 99-10 M A Enright 101
F/12 29 Jan 2017 Leo 21F Gd  HcpCh €9,840 (J) to Katnap  25/1 99-13 M A Enright 96
PU

raced 4th, dropped to mid-division before 4th, 7th after 6th, no impression in 10th after 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

8/1 6 11-0 M A Enright 97
PU/12 25 Mar 2017 Thu 20F Y/Sft  Cl1 HcpCh €7,700 (J) to The Conker Club  5/1 710-3 Rachael Blackmore 95
Won/14 07 Apr 2017 Wex 25½F Sft  HcpCh €7,392 (J) bt Rare Legend (23L)   10/1 710-2 D E Splaine 94
4/14 29 Aug 2017 Bal 20½F Y/Sft  HcpHdl €7,084 (J) to Kilganer Queen (4½L)   7/1 710-9 M A Enright 85
4/8 16 Sep 2017 Lst 24F Hy  HcpCh €10,780 (J) to Icantsay (15L)   6/1 711-2 Mr R P Quinlan 108
PU/19 18 Oct 2017 Pun 22½F Y/Sft  HcpCh €9,856 (J) to A Sizing Network  16/1 710-8 M A Enright 107
6/18 27 Dec 2017 Lim 24F Hy  HcpHdl €7,700 (J) to Allez Kal (29L)   14/1 79-10 S J Gray 87
PU

settled 6th early, rear of mid-division after 3rd, 9th after 6th, weakened before 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

20/1 11 10-5 v R A Doyle (7) 95
6/14 05 May 2017 Dpa 22F Gd  HcpCh €6,160 (J) to Kilderry Prince (27L)   8/1 1211-9 Mr J J Codd 92
5/16 17 May 2017 Pun 24½F Gd  HcpCh €9,239 (J) to Icantsay (14L)   9/1 1210-0 Rachael Blackmore 90
Won/11 07 Jun 2017 Wex 25½F Sft  HcpCh €7,700 (J) bt Teds Island (16L)   8/1 1210-7 R A Doyle 89
10/14 21 Jun 2017 Wex 25½F Gd  HcpCh €7,084 (J) to Roevin Star (39L)   9/2 2Fav 1211-6 R A Doyle 96
13/16 22 Jul 2017 Lim 24F Gd  HcpCh €7,084 (J) to Cadawill (42L)   16/1 1211-5 R A Doyle 95
Won/10 28 Jul 2017 Wex 25½F Y  HcpCh €7,700 (J) bt Presenting Mahler (2¼L)   8/1 1210-1 Rachael Blackmore 93
PU

towards rear, 12th after 6th, dropped to rear and detached at 10th, never a factor, pulled up before 2 out

40/1 9 10-5 p P D Kennedy (3) 91
Pace Summary
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP €13.14
Tote Win €12.90 (7)
Tote Place €3.20 (7) , €2.50 (3) , €2.40 (4)
Tote Exacta €50.90 (7, 3)
Tote Trifecta €827.60 (7, 3, 4)
CSF €59.82 (7, 3)
Tricast €294.83 (7, 3, 4)