2m. 4f. 56yds. (Class 2) 4-y-o plus23 Ran
Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys´ Handicap Hurdle of £70,000.00 4-y-o plus
1st - £43,330.00, 2nd - £12,866.00, 3rd - £6,433.00, 4th - £3,206.00, 5th - £1,610.00, 6th - £812.00 , 7th - £406.00, 8th - £196.00 23 Ran
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See also » Webber and Dingle off the mark at the festival
What a great thrill. Everything went wrong for her and she still managed to battle up the hill. She is an amazing filly. We’ve had plenty of seconds here in the World Hurdle, County Hurdle and Champion Bumper, so I don’t mind waiting until the last opportunity (of the week). Time For Rupert nearly got us here in the World Hurdle and we have had two bumper horses finish second and we have been second in the County Hurdle. This horse has as big a heart as anything we have trained. Paul Webber, trainer
Great White Shark (FR) wore earplugs throughout the race.
The Starter reported that Conor McNamara, the rider of Five O'clock (FR); Eoin Walsh, the rider of Column Of Fire (IRE); Chester Williams, the rider of Espoir De Romay (FR); Kevin Brouder, the rider of Doctor Duffy (IRE); A W Short, the rider of My Sister Sarah (IRE); Darragh O'Keeffe, the rider of Ilikedwayurthinkin (IRE); Sean O’Keeffe, the rider of The Bosses Oscar (IRE); Oakley Brown, the rider of Anything Will Do (IRE); William Marshall, the rider of Flash The Steel (IRE); Gavin Brouder, the rider of Everybreathyoutake (IRE); Donal McInerney, the rider of Great White Shark (FR) and Fergus Gregory, the rider of Escaria Ten (FR), failed to walk or jig-jog into the start, despite having been briefed about the procedure for the start of this race.
The riders and the Starter were interviewed and recordings of the incident were shown.
All the riders listed above were suspended for 1 day for misconduct at the start, with the exception of Williams whose explanation was accepted.
Following the race, the Veterinary Officer reported that a post-race examination of Front View (FR), which started favourite and finished unplaced, during routine testing shortly after the race, revealed the gelding lost its right-fore shoe.
a handicap hurdle for 4-Y-Os and upwards rated 0-145
Allowances - riders who, prior to March 15, have not ridden more than 20 winners 3lb; riders who have not ridden more than 10 winners 5lb.
Penalties - after February 28, a winner of a hurdle race 5lb. No penalty to increase a horse's weight above 11st 10lb
Time 5m. 3.73 secs, which is 5.83 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £337.20
Tote Trifecta- £15727.40
Non runners Braid Blue ( Going (changed since declaration) ), Assemble (GB) ( Vets Cert (Lame))
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