Gowran Park

  • 15:30 Bramblestown Handicap 1m

  • Winner:
  • Going: Good to Firm
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 41.45s
  • Off time: 15:35:58
15:30 Gowran Park Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Macnas (USA) 20/1
2nd Goldarover (IRE) 14/1
3rd Enjoy Your Life (IRE) 9/2
4th Andantino (USA) 5/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (3) 98-5 Dark blue, dark blue & white striped sleeves, white cap, dark blue star Enjoy Your Life (IRE) 51
3 9-10 P D Deegan W J Supple 70 9/25.50
2 (16) 8097- LIGHT BLUE, dark blue sleeves, white cap, dark blue star Bun Oir (USA) 202
3 9-8 b1 Ms J Morgan P J Smullen 68 11/112.00
3 (15) 21048-7 Royal blue & white diabolo, royal blue sleeves & cap Lyle Lady (IRE) 7
Distance Winner
3 9-8 t J C McConnell S Foley (3) 68 12/113.00
4 (8) 10994-5 RED & LIGHT GREEN QUARTERED, white sleeves, red cap, light green star Velvet Band 23
3 9-8 G M Lyons K Latham 68 8/19.00
5 (1) 7254-48 Dark Blue Andantino (USA) 14
Beaten Favourite
3 9-7 A P O'Brien S M Levey (5) 67 5/16.00
6 (5) 05078- Pink & light green halved, hooped sleeves, white cap Fancy Footwork (IRE) 188
3 9-7 D Wachman W M Lordan 67 10/111.00
7 (11) 840055- LIGHT GREEN & DARK GREEN CHECK, light green sleeves, orange cap Ibelieveinmiracles (IRE) 158
3 9-5 t M Halford G F Carroll (3) 65 14/115.00
8 (9) 0708-01 Mauve, white chevron, mauve cap Non Tiscordardime 7
Course Winner
3 9-5 p N Moran P B Beggy (3) 65 8/19.00
9 (7) 3500-0 EMERALD GREEN, pink chevron, emerald green cap, pink star Macnas (USA) 7
3 9-4 b1 J S Bolger D J Moran 64 20/121.00
10 (12) 6500-0 Yellow,brown hoop and slvs,yellow cap Luddenmore (IRE) 14
3 9-3 Edward P Mitchell J A Heffernan 63 16/117.00
11 (13) 07307-8 Light green, red star, red stars on sleeves, red star on cap Silent Dancer (IRE) 37
3 9-3 b1 S Donohoe J P O'Brien (7) 63 12/113.00
12 (10) 74776- LIGHT GREEN & DARK GREEN CHECK, light green sleeves, orange cap Goldarover (IRE) 270
3 9-2 N Meade F M Berry 62 14/115.00
13 (6) 6306- Red, dark green cross sashes, dark green cap, red star Sailors Warn (IRE) 188
3 9-2 T Doyle Miriam Fogarty (10) 62 20/121.00
14 (14) 2503-60 Maroon, orange spots, orange sleeves, orange spots on cap Big In Japan (IRE) 14
3 9-1 N Cassidy E J McNamara (3) 61 12/113.00
15 (4) 6480-8 White, maroon star, maroon armlet, check cap Elusive Gent (IRE) 16
3 9-0 J T Gorman R P Cleary 60 16/117.00
16 (2) 24868-0 ROYAL BLUE & PURPLE HALVED, purple sleeves, royal blue & white quartered cap Sichuan Province (IRE) 51
3 9-0 pt K J Condon D P McDonogh 60 14/115.00
Non runners
1776060-5Swordmaster38-13J J Murphy59
189050D-7Grace And Virtue (IRE)38-13S Donohoe59
19050Bespoke Baby (IRE)38-9A Slattery55

Verdict

It was a surprise to see Velvet Band racing over 1m3f at Dundalk as she had been confined to much shorter trips when with Paul Cole last season. That was her first start for Ger Lyons and improvement can be expected. After a promising reappearance at Dundalk, Andantino started favourite at Leopardstown but appeared to find a mile on the short side and struggled home behind Book Of Numbers. NON TISCORDARDIME didn't show much in his opening campaign but it was a different matter on his return to action here where he was always travelling nicely and had something to spare at the finish. He's up 9lbs here but may still be ahead of the handicapper. Lyle Lady produced her best efforts in testing conditions last term and is unlikely to get them here.