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Race Result Punchestown Sat, 14th Nov, 2009

Going - Heavy. Cloudy

Jackpot Pool - €2,112.00 Winning Units - 1 Dividend - €1,842.60. Placepot Pool - €11,725.00 Winning Units - 10.7 Dividend - €821.60. Tote Aggregate - €109427.00.

I.N.H. Stallion Owners EBF M´dn H´dle of €14500.00 5-y-o plus

2m. 4f.  Maiden Hurdle 1st - €10019.50, 2nd - €2465.00, 3rd - €1160.00, 4th - €725.00 18 Ran
A hurdle race for five yrs old and upwards, maidens at starting that are E.B.F. eligible and have not run as a two or three yr old under any Rules of Racing
Weights - 11st 12lb; Mares allowed 5lb

See also » Quel Esprit off the mark on first hurdle outing
He is a natural jumper. I'd imagine he'll be a two and a half miler for the rest of the season. He is in the Royal Bond but he won't go there unless it is really heavy. He'll more likely go for the Barry & Sandra Kelly Memorial at Navan. W P Mullins, trainer

1st Quel Esprit (FR) 11-12 (Red Barn Syndicate)
(5:30.1 1.99 secs faster on today's going )
Saint Des Saints (FR) - Jeune D'esprit (FR)(Royal Charter (FR))
Breeder - Har De St Voir

SP 4/9fav

W P Mullins

P Townend

Tote Win €1.50

Place €1.10

loading past form
tracked leaders on inner, close 3rd from 3 out, headway to lead approaching last where slight mistake, kept on well run-in
2nd1.75L Hugo De Vindecy (FR) 11-12 (Mac's J Racing Syndicate)
Robin Des Champs (FR) - High Light (FR)(Zino)
Breeder - Mme Annie Grue

SP 11/2

Mrs John Harrington

A D Leigh

Place €2.00

loading past form
tracked leaders, 5th 3 out, headway to lead after 2 out, driven along and headed approaching last, no impression and kept on same pace under pressure run-in
3rd0.5L Rick (FR) 11-12 (J P Dunne)
Astarabad (USA) - Catty Jolie (FR)(Mansonnien (FR))
Breeder - E.A.R.L. La Croix Sonnet

SP 5/1

D T Hughes

P W Flood

Place €1.70

loading past form
tracked leaders, 6th 3 out, good headway into 3rd entering straight, ridden and no impression before last, kept on same pace run-in
4th14L Caduceus (IRE) 11-12 (Dr Michael Carmody)
Luso (GB) - Carrigeen Kerria (IRE)(Kemal (FR))
Breeder - Mrs R H Lalor

SP 12/1

P Hughes

I J Power

Place €3.90

loading past form
led, headed and dropped to 4th after 2 out, moderate 4th when slight mistake last, kept on one pace
5th4.5L Like Your Style (IRE) 11-12 (John P McManus)
Flemensfirth (USA) - Alpha Style (GER)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Kennedy O'Sullivan Syndicate

SP 33/1

E P Harty

D J Casey

loading past form
rear of mid-division, some headway into 10th before 2 out, 8th early straight, kept on
6th3L Mickey Blue Eyes (GER) 11-12 (Michael J Smiddy)
Platini (GER) - Miss Esther (GER)(Alkalde (GER))
Breeder - R Kuhne

SP 20/1

W J Burke

J R Barry

loading past form
mid-division, 8th 5 out, went 4th briefly after 3 out, 5th and no extra entering straight
7thshd Winds Of War (IRE) 11-12 (Gigginstown House Stud)
Presenting (GB) - Shining Willow (GB)(Strong Gale)

SP 20/1

M F Morris

N P Madden

loading past form
prominent, 3rd 4 out, driven along and dropped to 7th after next, no impression and kept on one pace in straight
8th3L Get It Sorted (IRE) 11-5 (Seamus Fahey)
Bob Back (USA) - Sindabezi (IRE)(Magical Strike (USA))

SP 50/1

Seamus Fahey

K M Donoghue(7)

loading past form
settled in rear of mid-division, some headway from 3 out, kept on one pace without threatening
9thshd Killeenmore (IRE) 11-5 (John O'Meara)
Flemensfirth (USA) - Clever Move (IRE)(Electric)
Breeder - Liam Fenton

SP 20/1

Noel Meade

T C Carroll(7)

loading past form
tracked leaders racing keenly, 4th 3 out, soon no extra and weakened after next
10th13L Goingforfive (IRE) 11-12 (Michael Dalton)
Titus Livius (FR) - Penza (GB)(Soviet Star (USA))
Breeder - Airlie Stud

SP 50/1

F Flood

M P Walsh

loading past form
never better than mid-division
11th10L Listening (IRE) 11-0 (Mrs Mary McCann)
King's Theatre (IRE) - Remoosh(Glint of Gold)

SP 50/1

Conor O'Dwyer

B R Dalton(7)

loading past form
towards rear, kept on from 3 out without threatening
12th35+L Easy Vic (IRE) 11-12 (J Duff)
Old Vic - Anotherfling (IRE)(Mandalus)
Breeder - Joseph Duff

SP 50/1

Ms Claire O'Connell

R M Power

loading past form
tracked leader, 2nd 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off
13th11L Scouting Party (GER) 11-12 (S McQuade)
Acatenango (GER) - Scota (GER)(Marju (IRE))
Breeder - Gestut Fahrhof

SP 33/1

Liam McAteer

A E Lynch

loading past form
chased leaders, weakened from 3 out, tailed off
14th0.5L Rempress (IRE) 11-7 (Arthur Connern)
Rudimentary (USA) - Sly Empress (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Patrick J Kearns

SP 50/1

Gerard Keane

T G M Ryan

loading past form
always behind, tailed off
15th8L The Ice Bar (IRE) 11-9 (Mrs C O'Leary)
Carroll House - Polar Crash(Crash Course)
Breeder - William R Devereux

SP 50/1

Mrs C O'Leary

S J Hassett(3)

loading past form
always behind, tailed off
16th21L Clash Artist (IRE) 11-4 (D I Y Syndicate)
Saddlers' Hall (IRE) - Clash Princess (IRE)(Supreme Leader)

SP 33/1

P J Colville

P T Enright(3)

loading past form
always towards rear, tailed off
17th2.5L D Four Dave (GB) 11-12 (JMcSharry&DTaylor Partnership)
Noverre (USA) - Stiletta (GB)(Dancing Brave (USA))
Breeder - Juddmonte Farms Ltd

SP 33/1

Conor O'Dwyer

G Cotter

loading past form
always towards rear, tailed off
fell Josie James (IRE) 11-7 (Timothy Collins)

Topanoora - Lorna's Beauty (IRE)(King's Ride)

SP 50/1

Ms Maria Kelly

R Loughran

loading past form
rear of mid-division when fell 4 out
Off 3.30
Time 5m. 30.10 secs, which is 1.99 secs faster than the course average
Tote Exacta €3.50.
ToteTrio €5.80.

2008 Western Charmer 6 11-12 P W Flood 8/1 (D T Hughes)
2007 Glenrock Leader 5 11-12 B J Geraghty 6/1 (Mrs John Harrington)
2006 Hollywood Law 5 11-12 R Walsh 11/2 (W P Mullins)
2005 Alexander Taipan 5 11-12 R Walsh 5/4Fav (W P Mullins)
2004 Kerryhead Windfarm 6 11-12 R P McNally 9/2 (Michael Hourigan)