2m. 7f. 213yds. (Class 1) 4-y-o plus15 Ran
Paddy Power Stayers´ Hurdle (Grade 1) (GBB Race) of £240,000.00 4-y-o plus
1st - £135,048.00, 2nd - £50,880.00, 3rd - £25,464.00, 4th - £12,720.00, 5th - £6,384.00, 6th - £3,192.00 , 7th - £1,584.00, 8th - £816.00 15 Ran
- News Report
- Stewards Report
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It was a huge performance and a smashing ride. It was a big blow for Jonathan, he made the decision himself that he wouldn’t do the horse justice. He suggested Danny would be suited to the horse and it was all down to Jonny’s instructions. Hats off to Johnny, he’s so unselfish — he thought he wouldn’t do the horse justice, so I’m very grateful. He actually sat on him. Gavin Patrick Cromwell, trainer
Beacon Edge (IRE) wore ear plugs which were removed at the start.
The Stewards noted that shortly after jumping the first hurdle on the final circuit Bacardys (FR), placed seventh, Fury Road (IRE), which was pulled up, Main Fact (USA), which was pulled up, and The Storyteller (IRE), placed fifth, were all hampered by the fall of Lisnagar Oscar (IRE).
Following the race, Jack Kennedy reported that Fury Road (IRE), which was pulled up, was never travelling and jumped poorly.
The Veterinary Officer reported that a post-race examination of the gelding failed to reveal any abnormalities.
The Veterinary Officer also reported that The Storyteller (IRE), placed fifth, had been struck into on its right fore.
Time 5m. 51.78 secs, which is 6.22 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £61.50
Tote Trifecta- £177.30
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