• 19:30 Race1m 6f

  • Winner €7,246 2nd €1,680 3rd €734 4th €420
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf


  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 3m 10.89s
  • Off time: 19:30:10
19:30 Killarney Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st El Salvador (IRE) 4/7
2nd Fire Fighter (IRE) 7/1
3rd Gambling Girl (IRE) 13/2


No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (7) 916-040 Orange, Emerald Green chevron, White cap Cardinal Palace (IRE) 30
4 11-7 h J J Murphy Mr D G Lavery (5) 98 8/19.00
2 (2) 289271 ORANGE, royal blue hoop & armlet, check cap El Salvador (IRE) 10
5 11-7 A P O'Brien Miss S O'Brien (7) 104 4/71.57
3 (8) 699/10-0 WHITE, black & royal blue hooped sleeves, black & royal blue striped cap Fosters Cross (IRE) 11
12 11-7 T Mullins Mr D J Mullins (7) 82 33/134.00
4 (1) 635/130- Light green, dark blue hoop, white sleeves, dark blue armlet, light green & dark blue striped cap Redera (IRE) 229
8 11-7 A J Martin Miss M O'Sullivan (7) 78 40/141.00
5 (5) 5-021 DARK GREEN, pink hoop, halved sleeves, check cap Gambling Girl (IRE) 12
Distance Winner
5 11-2 Mrs J Harrington Miss K Harrington (7) 77 13/27.50
6 (4) 61123/ LIGHT BLUE, purple seams, white cap Call To Battle (IRE) 110
5 11-0 h Miss S A Finn Mr J T Carroll (3) 95 25/126.00
7 (3) 8112/62 Red, emerald green disc, emerald green sleeves, red stars, red cap Fire Fighter (IRE) 25
Distance Winner
6 11-0 t A Maguire Mr F Maguire (7) 78 7/18.00
8 (6) 211127/ MAROON, white star & armlet, maroon cap, white star Il Fenomeno (ITY) 35
8 11-0 b N Meade Ms N Carberry 102 9/110.00


Almost all of these would be better with a few flights of hurdles to jump though not EL SALVADOR, who should add to his tally of five victories in 18 starts. Sarah O'Brien rode him to a comfortable victory in a similar race at Bellewstown though it was his second to Pique Sous in the Queen Alexandra at Royal Ascot that points to his obvious chance. Il Fenomeno has won five times on the Flat but is much better known as a hurdler though he appears to have lost his form after a spell over fences. Call To Battle won a Listed contest and was placed twice at Group level for John Oxx but has been beaten out of sight in three races over hurdles for new connections. Cardinal Palace has been very disappointing since his victory at Dundalk in October and finished tailed off in the Cork Derby last month but Gambling Girl is in excellent shape and though she'll need to improve on her Leopardstown victory there's every chance she'll do so and rates the main threat.