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Mark Nunan

Mark Nunan

Elliott and Kennedy double up with Conflated

Sat 30th Nov 2019, 14:39

Conflated clears the last in front in the maiden hurdle
© Photo Healy Racing

Conflated (12s into 10/1 on course) picked up well from two out to take the Kettles Country House Supporting Fingal Ravens GAA Maiden Hurdle by five lengths from January Jets (14/1).

The 6/4 favourite Sempo was another two and a quarter lengths away in third, having been quite novicey with his jumping on his hurdles debut.

The winner, by Yeats and a half-brother to three winners including useful chaser Ordinary World, won a bumper at Clonmel in March and, having fallen early on his hurdling bow at Wexford, was a promising third behind smart types Midnight Run and Colreevy at Cork earlier in the month.

Jack Kennedy’s mount was completing a quick double for the rider, and also for winning trainer Gordon Elliott, who remarked: "He’s a grand horse and is a chaser in the making.

"He’s very keen at home and he’d a nice run at Cork the last day. He learned a lot there today and is a nice horse.

“It’s good for Jack to get back on a few winners as well.”

Additional reporting by Alan Magee

1st
10/1
Tote €11.70 €2.40
2nd
5L
14/1
€3.60
3rd
2.25L
6/4Fav
€1.40
4th
1.75L
25/1