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Race Result Down Royal Fri, 4th Nov, 2011

Going - Soft (Soft to Heavy in Places). Fine

Jackpot Dividend - €1,704.50. Placepot Dividend - €97.40. Daily Double Dividend - €7.50.

Porter & Co. Beginners S´chase of €12500.00 4-y-o plus

2m. 4f.  Novice Chase 1st - €8625.00, 2nd - €2125.00, 3rd - €1000.00, 4th - €625.00 15 Ran
A steeplechase for four yrs old and upwards that have not won a steeplechase
Weights - 4-y-o 10st 13lb; 5-y-o 11st 11lb; 6-y-o and up 11st 12lb; Mares allowed 7lb;
 

See also » Commander Russell in control
he was a joy to watch! M F Morris, trainer

1st Four Commanders (IRE) 11-11 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:06.8 16.67 secs faster on today's going )
Old Vic - Fairy Blaze (IRE)(Good Thyne (USA))
Breeder - Sunnyhill Stud

(Morning price: 9/4 2/1 7/4)
(Ring price: 6/4 13/8 7/4 6/4 13/8 6/4 7/4 13/8 7/4 13/8) SP 13/8fav

M F Morris

D N Russell

Tote Win €3.00

Place €1.30

loading past form
made virtually all, strongly pressed before 2 out, asserted and kept on well from last
2nd3L Medical Card (IRE) 11-12 (Neighbours Racing Club)
(5:07.4)
Flemensfirth (USA) - Me Grannys Endoors (IRE)(Tremblant)
Breeder - Larry Mealiffe

(Morning price: 7/1)
SP 7/1

Noel Meade

P Carberry

Place €1.70

loading past form
always prominent, 2nd halfway, challenged approaching 2 out, no impression on winner from last, kept on same pace
3rd4.75L Yes Tom (IRE) 11-12 (T J Topping)
(5:08.4)
Tikkanen (USA) - Ammieanne (IRE)(Zaffaran (USA))
Breeder - B A Hamilton

(Morning price: 7/1 6/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1 9/2 4/1) SP 4/1

R T J Wilson

D J Casey

Place €1.40

loading past form
tracked leaders, mistake 4th, 3rd halfway, no impression approaching last, kept on one pace
4th6.5L Eight Is My Number (GB) 11-11 (Michael White)
(5:09.8) (Tongue Strap)
Milan (GB) - My Adventure (IRE)(Strong Gale)
Breeder - Mr R Johnson

(Morning price: 9/2)
(Ring price: 4/1 7/2 4/1 7/2 4/1 7/2) SP 7/2

Gordon Elliott

D J Condon

loading past form
tracked leaders, 6th halfway, slight mistake 4 out, headway early straight, ridden in 4th 2 out, soon no impression and no extra when mistake last
5th7.5L Scavenger Lad (IRE) 11-4 (Barry Maloney)
(5:11.3)
Overbury (IRE) - Ruby Thewes (IRE)(Anshan)
Breeder - Mrs Valerie Dalgetty

(Morning price: 50/1)
SP 50/1

Conor O'Dwyer

B R Dalton(7)

loading past form
chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden before 2 out where dropped to 6th, no impression and kept on one pace
6th1.25L Carloswayback (IRE) 11-12 (Stone Pickers Syndicate)
(5:11.5)
Bob Back (USA) - Mandysway (IRE)(Mandalus)
Breeder - Simon Young

(Morning price: 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 10/1 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

Paul Nolan

R M Power

loading past form
chased leaders, 7th halfway, ridden before 2 out, no impression and kept on one pace
7th3.25L Awkward Moment (IRE) 11-12 (B J Craig)
(5:12.2)
Deploy - True Blade (GB)(Sabrehill (USA))
Breeder - Michael Hourigan

(Morning price: 7/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

Michael Hourigan

P T Enright

loading past form
mid-division, 8th halfway, no threat from early straight, kept on one pace
8thnk Gloonan Hill (IRE) 11-12 (J Kernohan)
(5:12.3)
Close Conflict (USA) - Micro Villa (IRE)(Electric)
Breeder - Sean Breen

(Morning price: 20/1)
SP 33/1

Noel Meade

J L Cullen

loading past form
chased leaders, 5th halfway, no impression when slight mistake 2 out, soon no extra
9th4.25L Baily Dusk (IRE) 11-11 (R A Scott)
(5:13.2) (Tongue Strap)
Dushyantor (USA) - Gentle Lady (IRE)(Strong Gale)
Breeder - Rathbarry Stud

(Morning price: 25/1)
(Ring price: 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

M F Morris

M J Ferris

loading past form
rear of mid-division, never a factor, no impression and kept on one pace in straight
10th17L Maddoxtown (IRE) 11-11 (W Hennessy)
(5:16.6)
Luso (GB) - Augusta Victoria(Callernish)
Breeder - Richard Ward

(Morning price: 25/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1 50/1) SP 50/1

Robert Alan Hennessy

R C Colgan

loading past form
mid-division, 9th halfway, no threat in straight
11th16L Accordion To Paddy (IRE) 11-12 (Mrs Tracey O'Hare)
(5:19.8)
Accordion - Missymp (IRE)(Mi Selecto (USA))
Breeder - Thomas Keane

(Morning price: 14/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

Michael O'Hare

B M Cash

loading past form
never a factor
12th27L Mylerstown (IRE) 11-7 (E Joseph Logan)
(5:25.2)
Tikkanen (USA) - Pointe Fine (FR)(Homme De Loi (IRE))
Breeder - Robert Donaldson

(Morning price: 33/1)
(Ring price: 50/1 66/1 50/1 66/1 50/1 66/1 50/1) SP 50/1

P J Rothwell

D J Bates(5)

loading past form
always towards rear, tailed off
13th8.5L Imperial Joey (IRE) 11-12 (Michael Cawe)
(5:27.0)
Imperial Ballet (IRE) - Berkeley Bay (IRE)(Fit To Fight (USA))
Breeder - M Cawe

(Morning price: 20/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 25/1) SP 25/1

M Flannery

N P Madden

loading past form
always behind, mistake 1st, tailed off
14th33L Arkwright (IRE) 11-5 (Mrs R H Lalor)
(5:33.6)
Old Vic - Back To Bahrain(Mandalus)
Breeder - Niall Connolly

(Morning price: 50/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 50/1) SP 50/1

R H Lalor

Miss E A Lalor(7)

loading past form
settled in mid-division, no threat from 4 out, weakened completely tailed off
fell Chase The Favorite (IRE) 11-5 (Patrick Fallon)

Hubbly Bubbly (USA) - Coming Home (FR)(Exit To Nowhere (USA))
Breeder - Pat Kinsella

(Morning price: 16/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 25/1 20/1 25/1) SP 25/1

D T Hughes

B J Cooper

loading past form
mid-division, no impression when fell 3 out
Off 3.13
Time 5m. 6.80 secs, which is 16.67 secs faster than the course average
Tote Exacta €16.60.
Tote Trifecta €53.20.

Non runner The Engineer (stone bruise)
2010 Bostons Angel 6 11-12 R M Power 5/4Fav (Mrs John Harrington)
2009 Mighty Massini 6 11-12 P W Flood 16/1 (C A McBratney)
2008 Drumconvis 7 11-12 P Carberry 3/1 (A J Martin)
2007 Naples 8 11-12 P Carberry 10/3 (Noel Meade)
2006 Patsy Hall 6 11-12 R M Power 6/1 (Michael Cunningham)