Punchestown

  • 13:05 G.a.a. Fundraisers Beginners Chase2m 4f

  • Winner €8,970 2nd €2,210 3rd €1,040 4th €650
  • Going: Soft to Heavy, Heavy in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 5m 28.70s
  • Off time: 13:06:23
13:05 Punchestown Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Magnanimity (IRE) 9/4
2nd Arabella Boy (IRE) 9/4
3rd Some Target (IRE) 5/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 65PP8-9 MAROON & WHITE STRIPES, maroon cap, white hoop Antipode (GER) 23
7 11-12 A Lynch R C Colgan 100 50/151.00
2 0P7210/ ORANGE, dark blue braces, halved sleeves, orange cap, dark blue spots Any Bets (IRE) 580
6 11-12 O McKiernan P W Flood 25/126.00
3 233-342 PURPLE, pink diamond, pink sleeves, purple diamonds, white cap, purple star Corskeagh Royale (IRE) 19
Course WinnerDistance Winner
7 11-12 N Meade N P Madden 123 5/16.00
4 21040/9 WHITE & ORANGE DIAMONDS, white sleeves, white cap, orange diamond Dukes Mutiny (IRE) 10
7 11-12 W J Austin A D Leigh 50/151.00
5 412448- RED & WHITE HOOPS, check sleeves & cap Grange Alainn (IRE) 223
6 11-12 W J Burke K T Coleman 33/134.00
6 0335PP- RED, white hoop, white sleeves, pink cap Imaalhall (IRE) 205
Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
7 11-12 F Flood A P Crowe 108 40/141.00
7 3/41P5P- White, Dark Blue chevron, halved sleeves, Pink cap Jolily (IRE) 237
8 11-12 T Doyle M Darcy 50/151.00
8 10/65-22 ROYAL BLUE, emerald green braces, white sleeves, white cap, emerald green star Kennel Bridge 149
Beaten FavouriteDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
7 11-12 C A Murphy R M Power 10/111.00
9 12313-5 MAROON, white star & armlet, maroon cap, white star Magnanimity (IRE) 17
Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner
6 11-12 D T Hughes D N Russell 9/43.25
10 432340- YELLOW, royal blue disc & sleeves, yellow cap Slippers Percy (IRE) 248
8 11-12 Denis Hogan D G Hogan 40/141.00
11 22115-2 ROYAL BLUE, white seams on sleeves, quartered cap Some Target (IRE) 193
Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner
6 11-12 W P Mullins P Townend 5/16.00
12 F1311-0 ROYAL BLUE & WHITE QUARTERED, halved sleeves, check cap That Beats Banaher (IRE) 17
Course Winner
6 11-12 L Kenny B T O'Connell 50/151.00
13 22215-6 YELLOW, red stars, striped sleeves & cap The Book Thief (IRE) 9
Distance Winner
6 11-12 E O'Grady P T Enright 25/126.00
14 70/0-U09 Yellow & emerald green chevrons, yellow sleeves, emerald green diamonds on cap The Real Rupee (IRE) 39
7 11-12 C O'Dwyer T J Doyle 66/167.00
15 1232-43 Royal blue, white cross sashes, check cap Arabella Boy (IRE) 17
Distance Winner
5 11-11 E Bolger Ms N Carberry 9/43.25
16 0-11856 EMERALD GREEN & ORANGE hooped, WHITE cap Carrigmartin (IRE) 19
Distance Winner
5 11-11 E P Harty M P Walsh 25/126.00
17 718210 Dark blue & light blue quartered, diabolo on sleeves, light blue cap Prosperity Square (IRE) 19
Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner
5 11-11 C O'Dwyer N J O'Shea (3) 20/121.00
18 013820- Dark blue, red seams, dark blue sleeves, white cap, red star Quarryfield Lass (IRE) 223
12 11-7 J H Scott G N Fox (7) 97 50/151.00

Verdict

SOME TARGET, a very progressive bumper and novice hurdler, was fancied to make a winning start over fences at Ballinrobe in May but found Warcraft too strong. With that experience under his belt he can take this before going on to better things. Corskeagh Royale, who had much more experience over fences, finished fourth that day and looks held though he's fit from a recent run at Galway. Kennel Bridge probably found the ground too lively when runner-up to Mister Bishop at Tipperary and this stiffer test should suit but useful hurdler Magnanimity may need another run or two over fences after a moderate effort behind Thegreatjohnbrowne on his chasing debut here last month when Arabella Boy ran well in third. The latter looks a nice prospect for Enda Bolger and is expected to provide the main threat.