Down Royal

Monday, 2nd May 2022

The Ballygowan Opportunity Maiden Hurdle

  • Race Time: 4:09.5
  • Off Time: 14:00
  • 2m 100yds
  • 16 ran

The Ballygowan Opportunity Maiden Hurdle of EUR10,000. Winner will receive EUR6,000 (Penalty Value: EUR5,900) Second will receive EUR2,000 Third will receive EUR1,000 Fourth will receive EUR500 Fifth will receive EUR300 Sixth will receive EUR200

  • Tote Placepot: €297.70
  • Tote Exacta: (5,4) €116.50
  • Tote Trifecta: (5,4,15) €697.10
  • 6YO
  • B
  • G
  • Arcadio (GER) - Great Jane (FR)
  • 11 - 8
  • TOTE Win: €26.00
  • Place: €6.10

tracked leaders, 5th 3 out, headway on inner to dispute lead travelling well 2 out, ridden at last, led inside final furlong, stayed on well close home

2nd

1½ lengths

GREY & PINK CHEVRONS, pink star on cap

J.B. Kane (2)

  • 5YO
  • B
  • G
  • Born To Sea - Laurentina (GB)
  • 11 - 10
  • Place: €1.10

disputed lead and took keen hold, led from 3rd, went clear and pulled hard from 5th, reduced advantage 3 out, ridden and joined 2 out, strongly pressed at last, headed inside final furlong, kept on same pace close home

3rd

1 lengths

  • 5YO
  • B
  • G
  • Camelot (GB) - Indigo (FR)
  • Rating: 113
  • 11 - 0
  • Place: €1.70

tracked leaders, 4th 3 out, ridden in 4th next, 3rd and no impression on leaders at last, kept on same pace

4th

4½ lengths

  • 6YO
  • B
  • G
  • Westerner (GB) - Keeps Sake
  • 11 - 4

in rear, progress 3 out, pushed along in 6th 2 out, kept on without threatening run-in

5th

5 lengths

  • 5YO
  • B
  • G
  • Presenting (GB) - Elsie
  • 11 - 12

tracked leaders, slight mistake 1st, close 3rd on outer 3 out, ran around briefly approaching 2 out, soon ridden, dropped to 5th before last, no extra

6th

1¾ lengths

  • 5YO
  • B
  • G
  • Valirann (FR) - Miss Ira Zarad
  • Rating: 116
  • 11 - 0

disputed lead, headed 3rd, ridden and not fluent 2 out, soon headed, 4th before last, no impression

7th

7 lengths

EMERALD GREEN, white hoop, white sleeves, emerald green stars, emerald green cap

N.J. Ryan (4)

  • 4YO
  • B
  • F
  • Marcel - Jersey Cream
  • 10 - 1

tracked leaders, ridden in 7th and bad mistake 2 out, no impression

8th

Head

  • 5YO
  • B
  • G
  • Libertarian (GB) - Highland Kate
  • 11 - 2

tracked leaders, mistake 1st, 6th 3 out, soon ridden and no impression

9th

1½ lengths

  • 5YO
  • BR
  • G
  • Balko (FR) - Maya Du Frene (FR)
  • 11 - 0

rear of mid-division, slight mistake 6th, no impression from 3 out, never a factor

10th

½ lengths

  • 5YO
  • B
  • G
  • Epaulette (AUS) - Homegrown
  • Rating: 103
  • 11 - 8

mid-division, 7th 3 out, soon ridden and no impression

11th

¾ lengths

  • 5YO
  • B
  • G
  • Gale Force Ten (GB) - Newgate Lodge
  • 11 - 12

mid-division, no impression from 3 out, weakened

12th

1½ lengths

  • 5YO
  • B
  • G
  • Pour Moi - Bella Nouf (GB)
  • 11 - 8

always towards rear, slight mistake 2nd, mistake 3rd and slightly hampered, no impression from 3 out, never a factor

13th

Head

  • 6YO
  • B
  • G
  • Kalanisi - Brega Queen
  • 11 - 0

rear of mid-division, no impression from 4 out, never a factor

14th

8 lengths

  • 8YO
  • B
  • G
  • Cape Cross - Kunegunda (GB)
  • 11 - 0

always towards rear, never a factor

15th

3 lengths

  • 7YO
  • B
  • G
  • Royal Storm - Flagship Queen (USA)
  • 11 - 0

mid-division, no impression from 4 out, weakened

16th

4¾ lengths

  • 7YO
  • B BR
  • F
  • Dylan Thomas - Inch Sunset
  • 10 - 9

always behind, took keen hold, hampered 3rd, mistakes 4th and 5th, never a factor

u.r.

  • 6YO
  • B
  • G
  • Big Bad Bob - Yakshini
  • 11 - 0

in rear, mistake and unseated rider at 3rd

N.R.

EMERALD GREEN, white disc, white seams on sleeves, quartered cap                                                                                      Non-Runner

J.P. O'Sullivan (2)

  • 5YO
  • B BR
  • G
  • Boris De Deauville - Nassora (FR)
  • 11 - 2

N.R.

PINK, black panel, pink cap                                                                                                                           Non-Runner

R.P. Geoghegan (4)

  • 6YO
  • B
  • G
  • Aizavoski - Roomier
  • 11 - 0

N.R.

ROYAL BLUE, yellow stars, white sleeves, yellow armlet, white cap                                                                                     Non-Runner

Kevin A Murphy (4)

  • 4YO
  • CH
  • G
  • Fast Company - Blue Jean Baby (GB)
  • 10 - 8

N.R.

RED, purple disc, red cap                                                                                                                             Non-Runner

P.T. Smithers (4)

  • 4YO
  • B
  • G
  • Milan (GB) - One Cool Dame
  • 10 - 8

N.R.

BLACK & WHITE CHECK, hooped sleeves, quartered cap                                                                                                    Non-Runner

N/A

  • 4YO
  • CH
  • F
  • Dawn Approach - Bishara (USA)
  • 10 - 5

Non-Runners: Heathrow (FR) , Strong Whisper , Superlike , Celine Man , Ghumama

2021: Don Diablo 6 11-6, J.C. Gainford, Mrs Denise Foster

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