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13:45 Fairyhouse (IRE)

Winning Fair Juvenile Hurdle (Grade 3) (Class 1)

  • 9 Runners
  • Distance: 2m
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf
  • €32,500 added
  • Winner: €19,987
  • 2nd: €6,175
  • 3rd: €2,925
  • 4th: €1,300
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 4m 13.20s
  • Off Time: 13:46:22
  • 9 Ran
  • Form 1112
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-7
  • Official Rating 142

raced in 6th early, improved to chase leader on inner into straight, 3rd from before 2 out, no extra from before last

Silk - Black, yellow sleeves, emerald green cap, pink star
  • Form 522153
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 116

raced in 3rd early, pushed along approaching 3 out where slight mistake, soon no extra, slight mistake last

Silk - Crazy Quilt
  • Form U1U253
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-0
  • Official Rating 117

held up in rear, took keen hold, not always fluent jumping, some headway and under pressure from 3 out, soon no extra

Silk - Royal blue & white diamonds, red cap, white diamonds
  • Form 535166
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-0
  • Official Rating 114

led early, soon joined, pushed along 5th and headed, weakened from before 3 out, tailed off

Silk - WHITE & BLACK HOOPS, white cap, black star
  • Form 15
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-0
  • Official Rating 132

raced in 7th early, mistake 2nd, improved to chase leader from before straight, challenged from before 2 out, soon on terms, led between last 2 and edged slightly right, kept on run-in, just held on, demoted to 2nd

Silk - Maroon, white star, white armlets, white cap
  • Form 2
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-0

held up in 8th early, closed up from 3rd to soon track leaders, pushed along approaching straight, soon dropped to 4th, no extra approaching 2 out where slight mistake

Silk -  Emerald green & orange hoops, emerald green cap, white star
  • Form 58-
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-0

raced in 5th early, no impression approaching straight, soon no extra

Silk - Yellow, pink sash, pink & yellow quartered cap
  • Form 6
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-7

raced in 4th early, slight mistake 4th, pushed along 5th, lost place and no impression from before 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off

Silk - MAROON, white star & armlet, maroon cap, white star
  • Form 13
  • Age 4
  • Weight 10-7

close up, soon disputed lead, slightly awkward at 5th and led, pressed from before 2 out, soon joined, headed between last 2 and impeded, switched left, rallied and stayed on well run-in, just failed, promoted to 1st



31 CD
  • Form 171
  • Age 4
  • Weight 11-4
  • Official Rating 127

Previous results

In depth


Landofhopeandglory lost his unbeaten record to Bapaume in a Leopardstown Grade 2 after beating him narrowly here earlier. He was conceding 3lb and only beaten just over a length and collateral form puts him about level with DINARIA DES OBEAUX. Gordon Elliott's filly finished 7l behind Bapaume when the latter was runner-up in the Grade 1 Spring Hurdle at Leopardstown but that was only her second run over timber and she looks to have the scope to go on to better things. Ex Patriot was a further 5l behind in that latter event and may do better over further while Prospectus was a long way behind Landofhopeandglory at Leopardstown. The selection's stable companion Mengli Khan was only a length behind Ex Patriot here last month when conceding 5lb and looks to have a very bright future.


Landofhopeandglory (IRE) 9-4 (11-1) Tracked leaders, slight mistake 1st, moderate 4th from 3rd, soon chased clear leader, closed to challenge straight, kept on same pace run-in and just held on for 2nd, 2nd of 10, 1 3/4l behind Bapaume (10-12) at Leopardstown 2m (1) Yielding in Dec.

Amaulino (FR) 7-1 (10-3) Tracked leaders on outer, 2nd 4 out, led briefly entering straight, ridden and headed 3 out, moderate 3rd and left 2nd at last, no extra in 3rd again inside final furlong, 3rd of 10, 9 1/4l behind Thirsty Work (11-9) at Navan 2m Yielding - Soft in Jan.

Bobabout (IRE) 8-1 (10-9) Tracked leader in 2nd and soon clear of remainder, ran freely, not fluent 4th, pushed along and no impression on winner 2 out, soon no extra, 3rd of 6, 18 3/4l behind Yaha Fizz (11-6) at Naas 2m sft in Feb.

Champagne Pat (IRE) 14-1 (11-0) Towards rear, moderate 7th at 6th where slight mistake and reminders, no impression approaching straight, soon no extra, 6th of 8, 31 1/2l behind Prospectus (11-0) at Fairyhouse 2m Yielding - Soft in Jan.

Ex Patriot (IRE) 22-1 (11-0) Held up, 7th after 3rd, went moderate 5th approaching straight, disputed moderate 3rd and not fluent last, one pace, 5th of 8, 14 3/4l behind Mega Fortune (11-0) at Leopardstown 2m (1) sft in Feb.

Mengli Khan (IRE) 9-4fav (11-7) Soon tracked leaders in 3rd, closed up 3 out, challenged next, slight mistake last, kept on without matching winner run-in, 2nd of 16, 1l behind Ex Patriot (11-7) at Fairyhouse 2m mdn sft in Jan.

Sword Fighter (IRE) 40-1 (11-0) Held up, bumped at 2nd, 6th after 3rd, slight mistake 4th, not fluent next, under pressure 3 out, soon in rear and no extra, not fluent last, last of 8, dist behind Mega Fortune (11-0) at Leopardstown 2m (1) sft in Feb.

Charms Bracelet (IRE) 100-1 (11-0) Chased leaders, 6th after 3rd where not fluent, not fluent next, moderate 4th when slight mistake last, one pace, 6th of 20, 12 3/4l behind I See You Well (11-7) at Naas 2m mdn Yielding - Soft in Jan.

Dinaria Des Obeaux (FR) 10-3 (10-7) Prominent, 2nd after 3rd, soon 3rd, pushed along from 3 out, bad mistake 2 out, dropped to moderate 4th approaching straight, slight mistake last where disputed moderate 3rd, one pace, 3rd of 8, 10 1/2l behind Mega Fortune (11-0) at Leopardstown 2m (1) sft in Feb.

Prospectus 3-1 (11-0) Held up, soon raced in 6th, pushed along from 3 out, improved to chase leaders in 4th approaching straight, chased leader 2 out, stayed on well run-in to lead from 100yds out, won at Fairyhouse 2m Yielding - Soft in Jan beating Dakota Moirette (11-0) by 1 1/4l, 8 ran.