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Curragh

  • 14:35 Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Maiden1m

  • €16,500 added 2yo 12 ran
  • Winner €11,386 2nd €2,640 3rd €1,154 4th €660
  • Going: Good to Yielding
  • Surface: Turf
    Weighed In
  • Winning time: 1m 42.17s
  • Off time: 14:36:50

Full result

14:35 Curragh Result 10th August 2014
Pos Draw Dist Horse Weight Jockey Trainer Age SP
1st (8) John F Kennedy (IRE) 9-5 Joseph O'Brien A P O'Brien 2 11/8f
Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, closer in 4th 2f out, ridden to lead over 1 1/2f out, stretched clear final furlong, impressive opened 6/5 touched 6/4
2nd (9) Pincode (IRE) 9-5 D P McDonogh P J Prendergast 2 12/1
Chased leaders, 4th halfway, progress into 2nd over 3f out, ridden in 3rd 2f out, kept on same pace to 2nd inside final furlong, no chance with winner opened 14/1 touched 14/1
3rd (2) Dunquin (IRE) 9-5 K J Manning J S Bolger 2 11/4
Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden into close 2nd 2f out, no impression on winner over 1f out, dropped to 3rd inside final furlong, kept on same pace opened 5/2 touched 11/4
4th (1) 1 The Last Marju (IRE) 9-5 N G McCullagh J P Murtagh 2 16/1
Chased leaders, 6th halfway, ridden in 5th and no impression 2f out, kept on same pace from over 1f out opened 14/1 touched 16/1
5th (13) ¾ Bosphorus Prince (IRE) 9-5 G F Carroll J P Murtagh 2 25/1
Towards rear, ridden 3f out, moderate 9th over 1f out, kept on final furlong opened 25/1 touched 25/1
6th (4) Royal Distinction 9-5 C O'Donoghue P D Deegan 2 66/1
Soon led, ridden over 3f out, headed over 1 1/2f out, no extra in 4th 1f out, kept on one pace opened 66/1 touched 66/1
7th (10) 1 Mademoiselle Penny (IRE) 9-0 L F Roche (3) J T Gorman 2 66/1
Slowly into stride, towards rear, ridden 3f out, no impression in 8th 2f out, kept on one pace opened 66/1 touched 66/1
8th (5) Aared (IRE) 9-5 C D Hayes K Prendergast 2 8/1
Slowly into stride, soon mid-division, 7th halfway, ridden in 6th and no impression 2f out, no extra over 1f out opened 10/1 touched 10/1
9th (11) 3 Intransive 9-5 P J Smullen D K Weld 2 8/1
Mid-division, 8th halfway, ridden over 2f out, 6th 1 1/2f out, no extra over 1f out opened 8/1 touched 9/1
10th (12) Rainbow Tiger 9-5 F Lynch J P Murtagh 2 20/1
Mid-division, ridden and no impression 3f out opened 20/1 touched 20/1
11th (3) Sun Focus (IRE) 9-5 R P Whelan J S Bolger 2 20/1
Always towards rear, ridden halfway, no impression 3f out opened 20/1 touched 25/1
12th (7) 20 Verbal Stiletto (IRE) 9-5 R P Cleary B W Duke 2 100/1
Prominent, soon chased leader, 2nd halfway, ridden and no extra over 3f out, weakened opened 100/1 touched 100/1
NR (6) Portage (IRE) 9-5 S Foley M Halford 2

Betting breakdown

Tote Win: £2.00 Tote Place: £1.02,2.50,1.40
Straight Forecast: £19.51 Exacta: £20.50

Placepot: €849.80, Pool: €0.0

Verdict

Aidan O'Brien: "He's still very babyish. Mentally he's still a bit immature, although physically he's mature. The penny never dropped the first day at Leopardstown. He's a very smart colt, and we'll probably take our time with him."