Racecards

14:15 Thurles (IRE)

Holycross Mares Chase

  • 14 Runners
  • Distance: 2m 2f
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf
  • €11,500 added
  • Winner: €7,936
  • 2nd: €1,840
  • 3rd: €805
  • 4th: €461
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 4m 41.20s
  • Off Time: 14:16:15
  • 14 Ran
2
Silk - BLACK, emerald green sash, white cap, black star
  • Form 431364
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-2

rear of mid-division for most, never a factor

3
Silk - EMERALD GREEN & WHITE HOOPED, red & white quartered cap
  • Form 17-2155
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-2
  • Official Rating 122

prominent, dropped to moderate 3rd 3 out, moderate 4th and no extra next, kept on same pace

4
Silk - Emerald green, orange chevron & sleeves, quartered cap
11/2
  • Form 8-U3251
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-2

chased leaders, 6th approaching 4 out, moderate 5th from next, left a place better and kept on without troubling winner from last

5
Silk - BLACK, red spots, yellow sleeves & cap
  • Form 51-9791
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-1

tracked leaders, 4th approaching 4 out, soon no impression and kept on same pace

6
Silk - White & black hoops, black chevrons on sleeves, check cap
  • Form P6-2F21
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-0
  • Official Rating 121

led, hit 6th, headed 2 out, no impression and kept on same pace from before last

7
Silk - Emerald green & pink chevrons, emerald green sleeves, pink cap, em green star
  • Form 00414-9
  • Age 8
  • Weight 10-10

rear of mid-division, closer in 9th approaching 4 out, no impression when bad mistake 2 out, no extra after, tailed off

8
Silk - Royal Blue, White seams, White sleeves, Royal Blue seams, White cap
  • Form 612040
  • Age 6
  • Weight 10-10

towards rear, no danger approaching 4 out, kept on, mistake last

9
Silk - PURPLE, gold hoop on body & sleeves, yellow cap, purple spots
5/2
  • Form 1011-23
  • Age 7
  • Weight 10-10

tracked leaders, a bit slow at 5th, led 2 out, headed and no impression approaching last where fell heavily

10
Silk - RED, white cross of lorraine, white stars on sleeves, white cap, red stars
  • Form 0/091P0-
  • Age 8
  • Weight 10-10

soon towards rear and never a factor

11
Silk - EMERALD GREEN, large light blue spots, light blue sleeves, emerald green cap
50/1
  • Form 742180-
  • Age 6
  • Weight 10-10

soon towards rear and never a factor

12
Silk - Dark Blue, Yellow chevron, diabolo on sleeves, quartered cap

Serpentaria

544 C
28/1
  • Form 1786UP/
  • Age 7
  • Weight 10-10

mid-division, a bit slow 7 out, no impression approaching 4 out

13
Silk - PURPLE, emerald green sleeves, orange cap, emerald green star

Shop Dj (IRE)

24 t D
13/8
  • Form 123-314
  • Age 6
  • Weight 10-10

waited with in mid-division, ridden into moderate 4th from 3 out, closed in 3rd travelling well next, led going best approaching last where left clear, stayed on well, easily

14
Silk - BROWN, red sash & cap
  • Form 3-90002
  • Age 6
  • Weight 10-10

mid-division, 8th approaching 4 out, soon no danger and kept on

15
Silk - Maroon, white cross sashes, qtd cap
  • Form P-5
  • Age 6
  • Weight 10-10

chased leaders, 5th approaching 4 out where fell

1
NR
  • Form 012042-
  • Age 7
  • Weight 11-6
  • Official Rating 114

In depth

Verdict

Kylebeg Krystle is penalised for her debut success over fences at Sligo a year ago and has mainly been running over hurdles and on the Flat subsequently. Credit Box has plenty to find with Our Victoria on their run at Listowel and the latter looks a big danger to all. Quiet Thought made a spectacular start over fences with an 18l victory in a moderate contest at Killarney while Royal Choice, who goes unpenalised for a Grade 3 victory at Cork in 2009, is back over fences in winning form having scored over timber last month. Golden Sunbird is progressing fast over hurdles though she was well beaten by SHOP DJ at Punchestown in May and the latter gets the vote after a reasonable opening run over fences in a Grade 3 at Roscommon when Gudnis Gracious Me was just behind.

Formwatch

Credit Box (IRE) 14-1 (10-11) Waited with, mainly 4th of the 5, struggling approaching straight, soon no impression, 4th of 5, 25l behind First Lieutenant (11-2) at Tipperary 2m 4f nov chs (1) sft.

Gudnis Gracious Me (IRE) 12-1 (10-10) Towards rear, reminders halfway, never a factor, left moderate 6th after 2 out, kept on one pace, 5th of 9, 15l behind St Devote (11-1) at Roscommon 2m nov chs (1) sft in Sep.

Our Victoria (IRE) 7-2 (11-7) Raced in moderate 3rd, closed after 5th, 2nd 4 out, led before next, pressed and slightly slow 2 out, soon joined, regained narrow lead and stayed on well run-in, won at Sligo 2m 1f beg chs in Sep beating Stephanie Kate (11-5) by 1/2l, 8 ran.

Quiet Thought (IRE) 7-2 (11-1) Always prominent, led travelling well 3 out, went clear from next, stayed on strongly run-in, eased close home, easily, won at Killarney 2m 1f beg chs gd in Aug beating Sox's Girl (11-7) by 18l, 8 ran.

Royal Choice (IRE) 11-8fav (11-7) Made all and jumped well, pushed out and kept on well run-in, comfortably, won at Clonmel 2m 4f hdl gf in Sep beating Eyre Apparent (11-12) by 1 1/2l, 5 ran.

Betty Is A Lady (IRE) 33-1 (11-0) Led, headed approaching 4 out, weakened next, 9th of 12, well behind Knockfierna (11-3) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f Mares Novice Hurdle (Grade 2) (4yo+) gd in Apr.

Brega Queen (IRE) 10-1 (11-1) Chased leaders, under pressure approaching 6 out, no impression from 4 out, 15th of 18, well behind Boland's Corner (11-5) at Limerick 2m 6f hcp hdl 80-109.

Golden Sunbird (IRE) 7-1 (11-5) Tracked leaders, 2nd halfway, 4th approaching 3 out, no impression on winner from early straight, kept on one pace, 3rd of 15, 14l behind Shop Dj (10-12) at Punchestown 2m 2f hdl G3 (1) gd in May.

Meenoughter Lass (IRE) 33-1 (10-2) Chased leaders, 6th halfway, weakened 6 out, 21st of 26, well behind Trendelenburg (11-7) at Navan 2m 7f hcp hdl 80-109 in Mar.

Sanmare (IRE) 40-1 (11-7) Chased leaders, 4th halfway, weakened 4 out, 26th of 29, well behind Dibella (10-2) at Navan 2m mdn hdl in Mar.

Serpentaria 20-1 (11-5) Never a factor and always towards rear, pulled up before last, in a race won by Tarla (10-9) at Punchestown 2m 2f hdl G3 (1) gd in Apr '10, 21 ran.

Shop Dj (IRE) 3-1 (10-10) Towards rear, some headway in 7th approaching 3 out, left moderate 4th after 2 out, no impression, 4th of 9, 14l behind St Devote (11-1) at Roscommon 2m nov chs (1) sft in Sep.

Special Token (IRE) 25-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders, improved to lead from 4 out, ridden before 2 out, joined and under pressure when left with narrow lead 2 out, narrow lead at last, headed and no extra early run-in, 2nd of 10, 3/4l behind Ordinary Man (11-12) at Tramore 2m 6f beg chs.

Under The Spell (IRE) 66-1 (11-7) Well off pace towards rear, kept on without threatening from 4 out, 5th of 13, 19l behind Sorceror (11-12) at Ballinrobe 2m beg chs hvy in Sep.

Kylebeg Krystle (IRE) 14-1 (11-11) Mid-division, 8th after 4 out, ridden into 4th 2 out, 3rd last, kept on to dispute 2nd run-in, 2nd close home, 2nd of 20, 1 1/2l behind Lascalahall (11-9) at Gowran Park 2m 4f hcp hdl 8Evens16 in Apr.