Racecards

17:30 Fairyhouse (IRE)

Tattersalls Ireland George Mernagh Memorial Sales Bumper

  • 12 Runners
  • Distance: 2m
  • Going: Yielding (Good to Yielding in places)
  • Surface: Turf
  • €100,000 added
  • Winner: €60,000
  • 2nd: €20,000
  • 3rd: €10,000
  • 4th: €5,000
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 3m 59.00s
  • Off Time: 17:30:46
  • 12 Ran
1
Silk - Emerald green, dark green sleeves, dark green cap, emerald green spots
4/7
  • Form 1
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-6

mid-division towards outer, 7th halfway, pushed along at stages from halfway, 5th entering straight, progress between horses to challenge travelling well 2f out, led 1 1/2f out, soon ridden clear, kept on well, easily

2
Silk - Mauve, white seams, white cap
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-6

always towards rear, 10th halfway, ridden and no impression over 5f out, soon no extra, completely tailed off

3
Silk - ROYAL BLUE, pink sleeves, yellow cap, royal blue star
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-6

tracked leaders, a little keen, 6th halfway, ridden and no impression 6f out, weakened 4f out, completely tailed off

4
Silk - WHITE, black star, diabolo on sleeves, hooped cap
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-6

chased leaders, a little keen, 2nd halfway, on terms entering straight, soon ridden and no impression, dropped to 4th 1 1/2f out, kept on one pace, dropped to 5th inside final furlong

5
Silk - YELLOW, purple sleeves, yellow cap, purple star
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-6

tracked leaders, a little keen, 4th halfway, pushed along in close 3rd entering straight, on terms 2f out, ridden and headed 1 1/2f out, soon no impression on winner, kept on same pace

6
Silk - WHITE, red triple diamond, red & white halved sleeves, quartered cap
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-6

tracked leaders towards outer, 9th halfway, ridden and no impression over 5f out, no extra from over 2f out

7
Silk - DARK BLUE, yellow diamond & sleeves, yellow cap, red diamond
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-6

chased leaders, 5th halfway, pushed along in 4th entering straight, ridden and no impression in 5th 2f out, kept on one pace to go moderate 4th inside final furlong

8
Silk - DARK GREEN, royal blue chevron, royal blue chevrons on sleeves, hooped cap
100/1
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-6

mid-division, 8th halfway, ridden and no extra from 4f out, behind when pulled up 1f out

9
Silk - GREY & WHITE STRIPES, black cap
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-6

led, joined entering straight, soon pushed along and strongly pressed, ridden and headed 1 1/2f out, soon no impression in 3rd, kept on one pace

10
Silk - Dark blue, orange braces, halved sleeves, orange spots on cap
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-6

held up in rear, 11th halfway, moderate 7th 4f out, no extra from over 2f out

11
Silk - YELLOW, royal blue disc & sleeves, hooped cap
  • Form 2
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-6

tracked leaders, raced keenly, 3rd halfway, ridden and weakened over 4f out, tailed off

12
Silk - GREY, red seams, grey cap, red diamonds
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-13

always towards rear, pushed along halfway and soon no impression, no threat from 6f out, completely tailed off

In depth

Verdict

Under the race conditions, DARK RAVEN doesn't carry a winner's penalty for an impressive victory at Leopardstown and should remain unbeaten. Zero Tolerance made a very encouraging start behind Au Fleuron at Tipperary and should find a race soon while Pats Choice cost €170,000 and a market check is advised. The latter remark also applies to So Scottish, a €52,000 half-brother to a winner in France, and Hey Johnny, a half-brother to the championship bumper winner Sir Gerhard.

Formwatch

Dark Raven (IRE) 5-2 (11-7) Settled behind leaders early, mid-division in moderate 7th halfway, closer in 3rd 2 1/2f out, led 2f out, ridden clear over 1f out, kept on well, won at Leopardstown 2m Yielding in Mar beating Silas Marner (11-7) by 7 1/2l, 13 ran.

Getaway Master (IRE) Getaway gelding out of Grange Oscar.

Good Gossin (IRE) Kingston Hill gelding out of Phantasy Rock.

Hey Johnny (IRE) Worthadd gelding out of Faanan Aldaar.

Itso Fury (IRE) Fame And Glory gelding out of Qui Plus Est.

Kingston Kid (IRE) Kingston Hill gelding out of Millys Gesture.

Pats Choice (IRE) Getaway gelding out of La Scala Diva.

Simon (IRE) Sageburg gelding out of Ellen's Choice.

So Scottish (FR) Martaline gelding out of Mer D'arabie.

Winding River (IRE) Sageburg gelding out of Carrigeen Lonicera.

Zero Tolerance (GER) 16-1 (11-9) Towards rear, headway on outer under 4f out, went 3rd 2f out, 2nd and ridden 1f out, no impression on winner and kept on one pace, 2nd of 11, 4 1/2l behind Au Fleuron (11-9) at Tipperary 2m 2f sft in Mar.

Millstream Mahler (IRE) Mahler filly out of Millstream Express.