Punchestown

  • 19:45 Kildare Post Flat Race2m

  • Winner €7,590 2nd €1,760 3rd €770 4th €440
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 27.30s
  • Off time: 19:45:11
19:45 Punchestown Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Turnandgo (IRE) 9/4
2nd Captain Cutter (IRE) 5/1
3rd Kilbarry Beauty (IRE) 14/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 1767 Emerald green & red quartered, halved sleeves, red star on cap Agent James (IRE) 24
Distance Winner
6 12-0 C F Swan Mr J Reddington (7) 33/134.00
2 76-731 DARK BLUE, yellow diamond & sleeves, yellow cap, red diamond Apache Jack (IRE) 57
5 12-0 D T Hughes Mr J J King (7) 12/113.00
3 13 Emerald green & yellow hoops, white cap Captain Cutter (IRE) 68
Distance Winner
6 12-0 N J Henderson Nico de Boinville (5) 5/16.00
4 1-34 EMERALD GREEN, yellow chevron & sleeves, red cap Grand Jesture (IRE) 24
Course and Distance Winner
5 12-0 H de Bromhead Mr D Roche (5) 7/18.00
5 1 Pink & purple diabolo, quartered cap Kolaphos 240
5 12-0 t M Brassil M P Fogarty (3) 14/115.00
6 22318 ROYAL BLUE, white cap, red spots Quickpick Vic (IRE) 19
Distance Winner
6 12-0 h A J Martin R P McNamara 127 7/18.00
7 841 YELLOW, royal blue braces & diamonds on sleeves, royal blue cap Railway Tommy (IRE) 81
Course and Distance Winner
5 12-0 Peter Fahey Mr K E Power 12/113.00
8 13 MAROON, white star & armlet, maroon cap, white star Somethingwonderful (IRE) 117
Distance Winner
5 12-0 D T Hughes Miss J M Mangan (5) 7/18.00
9 121 Maroon, white star and armlet, white cap Turnandgo (IRE) 49
Distance Winner
5 12-0 W P Mullins Mr P W Mullins 9/43.25
11 10-05 WHITE, maroon spots, maroon diamond on cap Hidden Lite (IRE) 130
Distance Winner
5 11-7 E U Hales Mr R P Quinlan (3) 40/141.00
12 31-252 EMERALD GREEN, pink chevron, pink & emerald green diabolo on sleeves,pink cap Kilbarry Beauty (IRE) 40
Beaten Favourite
6 11-7 J E Kiely Mr Derek O'Connor 14/115.00
13 White & black chevrons, emerald green sleeves & cap Lord Valentine
5 11-7 Mrs L Fowler Mr P A King (7) 50/151.00
14 2241 Royal blue, white panel, black & yellow striped sleeves, purple & yellow hooped cap Young Ambition (IRE) 39
5 11-7 J O Clifford Mr H D Dunne (7) 16/117.00
15 008 Black, Red star, striped sleeves, Red cap Julies Exit (IRE) 22
6 11-0 M O'Hare Ms K Walsh 20/121.00
16 4 Dark green, white star, white stars on sleeves, white cap, dark green star May Dullea (IRE) 201
5 11-0 D Cullen Mr J T Carroll (3) 25/126.00
Non runners
10512Cailin Annamh (IRE)511-7Mrs J HarringtonMr M Fahey105

Verdict

Naas winner Quickpick Vic was found wanting at Aintree and this is another tough test. Captain Cutter probably came up against a smart prospect at Ascot in February and may have scope for improvement but Turnandgo is also heading in the right direction judged on an easy at Clonmel while the mares Kilbarry Beauty and Young Ambition are worth a second look with their allowance. Grand Jesture has the beating of Agent James on Fairyhouse running and Railway Tommy won over course and distance in February but the selection is CAILIN ANNAMH. Her run behind Legacy Gold at Aintree was a cracking effort and a step up on her victory at Wexford in the autumn. She may just have needed that and is preferred to the returning Somethingwonderful.