Thurles

  • 14:10 Rock Of Cashel Handicap Chase 3m 38y

  • Winner €6,775 2nd €2,101 3rd €1,002 4th €450
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 6m 42.90s
  • Off time: 14:11:15
14:10 Thurles Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Dinnie's Vinnie (IRE) 14/1
2nd Flynsini (IRE) 10/1
3rd Paper Lantern (IRE) 7/4

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 P-U09FP ROYAL BLUE, red star & stars on sleeves, hooped cap Ancient Highway (IRE) 53
8 11-12 p P A Fahy C M Leonard (7) 102 25/126.00
2 882F21 Emerald green, white panel, hooped sleeves & cap Paper Lantern (IRE) 5 (ex4)
Distance Winner
8 11-9 t K Thornton Mr J C Barry (5) 95 7/42.75
3 94PP05 Royal blue, yellow seams, yellow sleeves, yellow stars on cap Black Jewel (IRE) 15
7 11-5 ht P W Flynn B Browne (7) 95 14/115.00
4 3249P-7 MAROON, pink seams, check cap Witness Of Fashion (IRE) 9
Distance Winner
11 11-2 p Patrick Rooney C D Maxwell 92 20/121.00
5 8P1/680- RED & EMERALD GREEN CHECK, red sleeves, emerald green cap Boss Croaker (IRE) 310
Distance Winner
10 10-12 M F Morris M A Enright 88 12/113.00
6 98507P Emerald green, yellow sash, red & emerald green hooped cap Flynsini (IRE) 5
9 10-12 P M Cloke S W Flanagan 88 10/111.00
7 732738 MAROON, pink sleeves, white cap Willow Grange (IRE) 15
Distance Winner
9 10-12 bt J P Ryan T N Brett (7) 88 12/113.00
8 P02745 PURPLE & WHITE HOOPS, purple sleeves, white cap Gabrielleamee (IRE) 15
Distance Winner
8 10-11 bt J J Mangan P F Mangan 87 7/18.00
9 41-077P Dark green, yellow cross sashes & sleeves, black cap Shuil Teacht Aniar (IRE) 15
Distance Winner
8 10-11 M Phelan Andrew Ring (3) 87 12/113.00
10 2-57F67 White, royal blue hollow box, check sleeves, hooped cap Minmore Oscar (IRE) 29
Distance Winner
9 10-10 p1 W J Martin M P Fogarty 86 14/115.00
11 687780 Royal blue & white stripes, white seams on sleeves, white cap Fairymount Boy (IRE) 115
8 10-8 M Hourigan R P Treacy (5) 84 16/117.00
12 PP894P Red, white sash, white armlet, striped cap Dinnie's Vinnie (IRE) 15
Distance Winner
9 10-6 J P Dempsey L P Dempsey 82 14/115.00
13 000U8-0 Light blue, red triple diamond, red spots on cap Cherryantor (IRE) 15
Distance Winner
13 10-1 t Ms H P Markham M J Bolger 77 33/134.00
14 3534U7 ROYAL BLUE & EMERALD GREEN DIAMONDS, emerald green sleeves, hooped cap Taboo (IRE) 12
8 9-10 p P J Rothwell D E Mullins 70 16/117.00

Verdict

PAPER LANTERN (NAP) arrives here with a 4lb penalty for last week's Fairyhouse victory over 2m5f but the longer trip here will hold no fears. He's been raised 7lb by the assessor so looks well treated, especially under his rider's claim, so will be difficult to beat. Gabrielleamee, four times a winner between the flags, has shown the occasional form over regulation fences as has Willow Grange, though the latter's strike-rate of 1-40 speaks volumes. Witness Of Fashion was in excellent form at this time a year ago and is very well handicapped at his best but showed nothing on his reappearance at Down Royal.