Thurles

  • 13:55 Tote Jackpot Rollover Chase2m 6f

  • Winner €10,005 2nd €2,320 3rd €1,015 4th €580
  • Going: Soft to Heavy
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 6m 11.70s
  • Off time: 13:56:37
13:55 Thurles Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Curragh Grey (IRE) 9/2
2nd For A Finish 8/1
3rd Indifference Curve (FR) 5/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 F2084-6 ROYAL BLUE & YELLOW DIABOLO, royal blue sleeves, quartered cap Benefit Night (IRE) 53
Course Winner
11 11-4 b1 D W O'Sullivan B M Cash 123 25/126.00
2 54U1-71 PURPLE, royal blue diamond, white & royal blue halved sleeves, white cap Indifference Curve (FR) 56
Course and Distance Winner
9 11-4 p Michael O'connor Andrew J McNamara 118 5/16.00
3 32U937 BLACK, red panel, red stars on sleeves, red cap King Ali (IRE) 74
9 11-4 P G Kelly S W Jackson 124 14/115.00
4 2FP-57P RED, white star & sleeves, white cap, red star Mighty Massini (IRE) 14
8 11-4 C A McBratney E J O'connell (5) 125 20/121.00
5 562838 ROYAL BLUE,  red braces & chevrons on sleeves, red cap Old Si (IRE) 15
8 11-4 b D T Hughes B J Cooper (5) 119 13/27.50
6 5517U3 YELLOW, brown hoop, yellow sleeves, brown & yellow check cap Retrievethelegend (IRE) 12
Distance Winner
12 11-4 J T R Dreaper R C Colgan 122 12/113.00
7 3111F8- Emerald green & red quartered, emerald green sleeves, em green cap, red star Saddlers Storm (IRE) 268
9 11-4 A J Martin D N Russell 130 4/15.00
8 0F1783- EMERALD GREEN, yellow chevron & sleeves, red cap Sizing America (IRE) 267
10 11-4 H de Bromhead A E Lynch 120 16/117.00
9 671104 EMERALD GREEN, orange disc, white sleeves, orange cap For A Finish 14
Course Winner
8 11-1 p E Doyle J R Barry 124 8/19.00
10 3-86710 YELLOW & EMERALD GREEN CHEVRONS, hooped sleeves, quartered cap The Burrow Vic (IRE) 15
8 11-1 D E Fitzgerald B J Geraghty 116 6/17.00
11 F-43PPU BROWN, yellow hoop, maroon sleeves, yellow armlet, black cap Hello Kitty (IRE) 63
10 10-13 L Whitmore S W Flanagan 116 28/129.00
12 P-1FF14 WHITE & RED DIAMONDS, red chevrons on sleeves, red star on cap Curragh Grey (IRE) 14
8 10-10 P Neville T J Doyle 115 9/25.50

Verdict

Saddlers Storm was well beaten in the Champion Novice Chase at Punchestown last April but had landed a hat trick over fences before that. He has every chance on his seasonal bow back at this level but the vote goes to FOR A FINISH. Without a win over hurdles in 10 starts, Eoin Doyle's charge has won three of his five starts over fences including one at this track and there looks to be more to come. King Ali hinted at a return to form over timber last time and is interesting now back chasing, while Indifference Curve is a C&D winner who should go well along with Sizing America.