• 14:25 SanServ Handicap Hurdle2m

  • Winner €15,600 2nd €4,560 3rd €2,160 4th €720
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf


  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 26.30s
  • Off time: 14:28:21
14:25 Galway Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Nearly Nama'd (IRE) 4/1
2nd Holeinthewall Bar (IRE) 8/1
3rd Maxim Gorky (IRE) 9/4


No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 6-37552 WHITE, black & royal blue hooped sleeves, black & royal blue striped cap Fosters Cross (IRE) 7
Course WinnerDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
11 11-10 T Mullins D E Mullins 134 7/18.00
2 72094-1 Maroon, white star and armlet, white cap Rocky Wednesday (IRE) 4
Distance Winner
6 11-4 G Elliott R C Colgan 128 9/110.00
3 12655-2 Royal blue, black chevron, white sleeves, black armlet, black cap, white star Blacklough (IRE) 38
Distance Winner
5 11-0 W J Austin A D Leigh 124 7/24.50
4 4/F122-7 MAROON, white star & armlet, maroon cap, white star Maxim Gorky (IRE) 14
6 10-13 h N Meade D N Russell 123 9/43.25
5 2251-96 EMERALD GREEN & ORANGE hooped, WHITE cap Nearly Nama'd (IRE) 21
Distance Winner
5 10-10 h D T Hughes B J Cooper 120 4/15.00
7 50130-5 Red & black hoops, red sleeves, black star on cap Glen Beg (IRE) 25
Distance Winner
6 10-3 b1 Miss E Doyle B T O'Connell 113 14/115.00
8 135 Grey, royal blue sash & sleeves, grey cap Only Exception (IRE) 35
Distance Winner
4 9-12 h M C Grassick D J Casey 112 20/121.00
9 503284 EMERALD GREEN, white seams, check cap Holeinthewall Bar (IRE) 13
5 9-10 t1 M Hourigan Mr J J Burke (7) 106 8/19.00
Non runners
62112/P0-Just For Joe (IRE)710-8Mrs H LeeA P Crowe118


The veteran FOSTERS CROSS is better known as a chaser but is still capable of scoring over timber at this level and will take all the beating. Rocky Wednesday had a run on the Flat during the week to blow the cobwebs away but could have done without a 7lb rise for scoring at Ballinrobe in April. Blacklough has had very little experience and produced an excellent handicap debut behind Fiery Oscar at Listowel last month so should get into the action. Maxim Gorky wasn't beaten too far in that latter event and has since run reasonably well in the Irish Cesarewitch.