• 12:15 Slane Maiden Hurdle2m 4f

  • Winner €6,900 2nd €1,600 3rd €700 4th €400
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf


No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey Sky Bet
1 P- ROYAL BLUE, white stars Ballybogey (IRE) 441
6 11-12 J J Lambe L A McKenna (7) 1001
2 PP- ROYAL BLUE & RED CHEVRONS, red sleeves, royal blue cap, red spots Crowded Room (IRE) 440
6 11-12 p1 M Cunningham R M Power 1001
3 23504P/ EMERALD GREEN, yellow halved sleeves, check cap Druim Shamhraidh (IRE) 1068
8 11-12 t1 J Fox R C Colgan 1001
4 6/2766 Royal blue, pink epaulettes, halved sleeves, hooped cap Jabus (IRE) 49
6 11-12 A Oliver P Townend 1001
5 55 Purple, white star, white sleeves, purple stars, white cap, purple stars Jamies Benefit (IRE) 27
5 11-12 t N Meade Paul Carberry 1001
6 55431-6 Mauve, white star, white stars on sleeves, white star on cap Maccas Lad (IRE) 68
7 11-12 P O Brady R P Treacy (7) 1001
7 13- Grey, grey & black check cap Morning Assembly (IRE) 240
5 11-12 P A Fahy D N Russell 1001
8 21-22 EMERALD GREEN, yellow chevron & sleeves, red cap Sizing Gold (IRE) 27
Course Winner
5 11-12 H de Bromhead A E Lynch 1001
9 90- Yellow, emerald green hollow box & sleeves, emerald green cap, yellow diamonds Thundering Steel (IRE) 242
4 11-8 P W Flynn M Darcy 1001


SIZING GOLD is likely to start a very short price for this and is impossible to oppose. A half-brother to several winners, he's finished runner-up to a couple of smart performers since landing a bumper here in February and looks to have been found a simple opportunity. Morning Assembly won a Punchestown bumper in heavy ground on his debut in February and though unable to cope with a penalty on the same track later he didn't run badly and looks certain to do well over timber. Maccas Lad easily landed a bumper at Punchestown last November but was beaten a long way on his hurdling debut in October while Jabus makes his hurdling debut but has shown a glimmer of ability in bumpers.