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Race Result Clonmel Thu, 29th Oct, 2009

Going - Soft (Soft to Heavy in places). Overcast and damp

Jackpot Not Won.Pool €6,585.00 carried forward to Dundalk on Fri, 30th Oct. Placepot Pool - €10,814.56 Winning Units - 32 Dividend - €249.90. Tote Aggregate - €51820.00.

Wilderness S´chase of €16500.00 4-y-o plus

2m. 4f.  Chase 1st - €11401.50, 2nd - €2805.00, 3rd - €1320.00, 4th - €825.00 7 Ran
A steeplechase for four yrs old and upwards that have not won more than one steeplechase
Weights - 4-y-o 10st 5lb; 5-y-o 11st 3lb; 6-y-o and up 11st 5lb; Mares allowed 5lb
Penalties - Winner of a steeplechase 7lb extra
 

See also » Venturi Aintree bound
all our horses generally need one run to get back to peak fitness and I thought Vic Venturi may blow up today. However, he did it well and will go for the Becher Chase next. D T Hughes, trainer

1st Vic Venturi (IRE) 11-12 (J P Dunne)
(Cheekpiece) Rated 145
Old Vic - Carmen Lady(Torus)
Breeder - Mrs P & C Brabazon

SP 11/10fav

D T Hughes

P W Flood

Tote Win €1.90

Place €1.40

loading past form
led, ridden before straight, joined 2 out, soon led again, clear last, stayed on well run-in
2nd6L Rathmore Castle (IRE) 11-9 (Saffron & Green Syndicate)
Rated 127
Topanoora - Torgyl(Sayyaf)
Breeder - John Hanly

SP 12/1

Mrs Maureen Danagher

L P Flynn(3)

Place €4.30

loading past form
soon tracked leaders, 4th 3 out, 2nd travelling well straight, challenged and on terms 2 out where slight peck, soon headed and no extra in 2nd
3rd3L Hangover (IRE) 11-5 (Gigginstown House Stud)

Presenting (GB) - Native Wood (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - William McCarthy

SP 5/1

Conor O'Dwyer

D N Russell

loading past form
tracked leader in 2nd, ridden in 3rd approaching 2 out, soon no impression
4th0.75L Justpourit (IRE) 11-12 (D T Hughes)
(Cheekpiece) Rated 124
Glacial Storm (USA) - Gale Choice (IRE)(Strong Gale)
Breeder - Edmond Coleman

SP 5/1

D T Hughes

R Loughran

loading past form
tracked leaders in 3rd, 4th before straight, soon no impression under pressure
5th7L Tryptronic (IRE) 11-12 (Mrs Margaret Kelly)
(Tongue Strap)
Rudimentary (USA) - Disposen (IRE)(Posen (USA))
Breeder - R M And Mrs J O Onions

SP 14/1

Michael T Moran

M Darcy

loading past form
in touch towards rear, 5th 3 out, no impression from before next, bad mistake and almost unseated rider last
6th17L Checkpointcharlie (IRE) 11-12 (John P McManus)

Supreme Leader - Ramble Bramble(Random Shot)
Breeder - J. Mernagh

SP 9/2

C F Swan

D J Casey

loading past form
in rear, no impression from 3 out
7th1.5L Bodega Bay (IRE) 10-11 (Five Wisemen Syndicate)
(Blinkers)
Presenting (GB) - Sheila Na Gig(Crash Course)

SP 66/1

Daniel O'Connell

M J Ferris(3)

loading past form
towards rear, slight mistake 6 out, no extra approaching straight
Off 2.45
Time 5m. 27.60 secs, which is 3.84 secs slower than the course average
Tote Exacta €13.50.


2008 Glenfinn Captain 9 11-12 B J Geraghty 10/3 (T J Taaffe)
2007 For A Song 8 11-12 R Walsh 16/1 (L Young)
2006 Hear The Echo 5 11-2 C O'Dwyer 7/1 (M F Morris)