Galway

  • 13:50 Perfect Pint Beginners Chase2m 6f

  • Winner €9,660 2nd €2,240 3rd €980 4th €560
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 5m 32.40s
  • Off time: 13:50:11
13:50 Galway Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Daffern Seal (IRE) 11/4
2nd Traffic Article (IRE) 7/2
3rd Mr Nosie (IRE) 7/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 868-383 MAROON & WHITE STRIPES, maroon cap, white hoop Antipode (GER) 25
8 11-12 bt A Lynch T C Carroll (7) 103 16/117.00
2 00/P59-F WHITE, emerald green sleeves, yellow cap Ballinavortha (IRE) 75
7 11-12 t R P Rath R C Colgan 50/151.00
3 0-B65U6 LIGHT BLUE & YELLOW CHECK, yellow sleeves, check cap Ballygill Gale (IRE) 23
7 11-12 V T O'Brien T Kelly (7) 93 33/134.00
4 P0P-U44 Emerald green, light blue star & sleeves, light blue star on cap Bandama (IRE) 35
8 11-12 J J Hanlon K Whelan 33/134.00
5 4-43380 Purple & yellow stripes, yellow seams on sleeves, striped cap Captain Dash (IRE) 7
6 11-12 W J Burke Mr Derek O'Connor 28/129.00
6 20-0F35 ROYAL BLUE & YELLOW DIAMONDS,yellow sleeves,royal blue cap,yellow diamonds Cloone Rocket (IRE) 11
9 11-12 t C F Swan D G Hogan 12/113.00
7 53235/1- Dark blue, red star, emerald green sleeves, red stars, dark blue cap Coole Avenue (IRE) 418
7 11-12 T Cooper P T Enright 16/117.00
8 4/1 PURPLE, yellow cross of lorraine, yellow cap Daffern Seal (IRE) 53
7 11-12 D K Weld R P McNamara 11/43.75
9 PU3U2/3- YELLOW, black chevron & chevrons on sleeves, yellow cap, black spots Dark Vagabond (IRE) 455
8 11-12 I Madden M Darcy 40/141.00
10 FB-0354 Light Blue, Red cap, Light Blue star Mighty Snazy 26
7 11-12 J A Berry R M Moran 25/126.00
11 4/62F-U2 DARK BLUE, yellow diamond & sleeves, yellow cap, red diamond Mr Nosie (IRE) 71
10 11-12 D T Hughes B J Cooper (3) 7/24.50
12 P-66231 Black, orange panel, orange armlet, orange diamond on cap Strong Soul (IRE) 15
6 11-12 p1 Miss R Curtis D N Russell 11/112.00
13 FF-FP56 Royal Blue, White braces, White armlet, Royal Blue cap The Real Tyson (IRE) 25
8 11-12 E J O'Grady Andrew J McNamara 109 16/117.00
14 F-8F422 WHITE, red braces, striped cap Traffic Article (IRE) 15
Distance Winner
7 11-12 t G Elliott P Carberry 7/24.50
15 2012-42 PURPLE, yellow spots, purple sleeves, yellow spots on cap Twin Joy 27
8 11-12 L Kenny J L Cullen 117 9/110.00
16 5-873PP Yellow, emerald green hoop, emerald green armlet, red cap West Ship Master (IRE) 15
7 11-12 L J Donnelly B T O'Connell 92 33/134.00
17 7/978 PURPLE, light green spots, purple sleeves, quartered cap Clan Cora (IRE) 5
6 11-7 p1 D McNamara I J McCarthy (5) 50/151.00
18 0640-48 Purple & royal blue halved, sleeves reversed, purple cap Wee Sonny (IRE) 15
5 11-7 L Lennon M W Bowes (5) 50/151.00
Non runners
1974-7P22Winston Churchill (IRE)511-7H de BromheadReserve 1
206U000-9Macklycuddy (USA)511-7P G KellyReserve 2
2105-4322Witness Belle (IRE)811-7T O'BrienReserve 3

Verdict

This is one of the few races at the Festival not dominated by Dermot Weld but there's no doubt Daffern Seal has been earmarked for this after his facile victory over hurdles in a Kilbeggan maiden. He's certain to have been well schooled for his chasing debut and could turn out to be very useful. The UK entry Strong Soul made all over three miles all on fast ground at Worcester but this is much tougher and MR NOSIE looks the one to beat as he ran very well behind Sweeps Hill at Punchestown. The former Grade 1 winning hurdler is getting back to his best after a five-year break. Traffic Article is slowly getting the hang of things and stayed on strongly when runner-up to Darenjan at Killarney and useful point-to-pointer Twin Joy ran very well on only his third start over regulation fences behind Salesin at Wexford.