Naas

Saturday, 7th May 2022

The Irish Racing Writers Handicap

  • Race Time: 1:13.9
  • Off Time: 17:36
  • 5f 205yds
  • 15 ran

The Irish Racing Writers Handicap of EUR45,000. (Registered as the Nas Na Laighean Handicap) (Generously sponsored by Irish Racing Writers) Winner will receive EUR27,000 (Penalty Value: EUR26,550) Second will receive EUR9,000 Third will receive EUR4,500 Fourth will receive EUR2,250 Fifth will receive EUR1,350 Sixth will receive EUR900

  • Tote Placepot: €5.90
  • Tote Exacta: (3,1) €56.70
  • Tote Trifecta: (3,1,16) €1552.10

1st

  • 3YO
  • B
  • G
  • Starspangledbanner (AUS) - Drombeg Dawn
  • Rating: 93
  • 9 - 8
  • TOTE Win: €4.90
  • Place: €2.00

prominent in far side group, soon led, overall leader after 1f, ridden and strongly pressed 1f out, kept on best under pressure, just prevailed

2nd

Short Head

  • 3YO
  • B
  • C
  • Holy Roman Emperor - Emirate Jewel (USA)
  • Rating: 95
  • 9 - 0
  • Place: €4.40

raced in detached rear of far side group, switched right and progress 2 1/2f out, ridden and strongly challenged leader 1f out, every chance, kept on, just held

3rd

1½ lengths

  • 3YO
  • B
  • F
  • Fast Company - Rare Ransom (GB)
  • Rating: 73
  • 8 - 0
  • Place: €8.00

tracked leader of stands' side group, ridden to lead stands' side group under 1f out, overall 5th, kept on well to 3rd on line, nearest at finish

4th

Nose

  • 3YO
  • B
  • F
  • Kodiac (GB) - Chroussa
  • Rating: 80
  • 8 - 9

in touch in far side group, ridden to close over 1f out, no impression on leaders in 3rd final 100 yards, kept on same pace, dropped to 4th on line

5th

½ lengths

  • 3YO
  • CH
  • G
  • Slade Power - Jamboree Girl (GB)
  • Rating: 84
  • 8 - 13

led stands' side group, headed over 1f out, overall 7th 1f out, kept on final furlong to 5th close home

6th

½ lengths

  • 3YO
  • B
  • G
  • Aclaim - Lady Lambada
  • Rating: 77
  • 8 - 7

tracked leader in far side group, ridden and no impression 1f out, switched right under 1f out, kept on same pace

7th

Neck

  • 3YO
  • CH
  • F
  • Profitable - Crossanza
  • Rating: 75
  • 8 - 7

led far side group, soon headed, under pressure and lost place over 1f out, ridden 1f out, weakened closing stages

8th

¾ lengths

  • 3YO
  • B
  • F
  • Holy Roman Emperor - Fancy Intense (GB)
  • Rating: 77
  • 8 - 7

in rear of stands' side group, effort over 1f out, ridden under 1f out, kept on final furlong, never nearer

9th

1¼ lengths

  • 8 - 0

edged right leaving stalls, soon in touch in stands' side group, edged right and ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong

10th

1¼ lengths

  • 3YO
  • B
  • C
  • Mayson (GB) - Final Rhapsody (GB)
  • Rating: 85
  • 9 - 0

towards rear of stands' side group, switched left and progress 2 1/2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened final 150 yards

11th

1¾ lengths

PINK & EMERALD GREEN QUARTERED, check sleeves & cap

W. Joyce (7)

  • 3YO
  • GR
  • G
  • The Last Lion - Bingfling
  • Rating: 74
  • 8 - 0

in touch in far side group, switched right before halfway, under pressure and lost place over 2f out, ridden 2f out, weakened 1f out

12th

1 lengths

  • 3YO
  • B
  • G
  • Spill The Beans (AUS) - Sakhya
  • Rating: 93
  • 9 - 8

edged right and bumped rival leaving stalls, soon tracked leader of stands' side group, under pressure 2f out, soon ridden, lost place over 1f out, soon weakened

13th

1¾ lengths

  • 3YO
  • B
  • F
  • Zoffany - Entreat (GB)
  • Rating: 79
  • 8 - 8

towards rear of stands' side group, ridden under 2f out, no impression final furlong, never a factor

14th

2½ lengths

  • 3YO
  • GR
  • C
  • Dark Angel - Mesadah
  • Rating: 90
  • 9 - 5

dwelt and slightly hampered leaving stalls, soon raced towards rear of stands' side group, under pressure and ridden over 2f out, weakened 1f out, never a factor

15th

½ lengths

  • 3YO
  • GR
  • G
  • Gutaifan - Party Whip
  • Rating: 82
  • 8 - 11

bumped leaving stalls, soon in touch in stands' side group, under pressure 2 1/2f out, soon lost place and ridden, weakened 1 1/2f out

N.R.

WHITE, large royal blue spots & sleeves, striped cap                                                                                                  Non-Runner

C.T. Keane

  • 3YO
  • B
  • G
  • Kodiac (GB) - Sweet Sugar (GER)
  • Rating: 83
  • 8 - 12

Non-Runners: Neo Soul

2021: Pale Iris 3 9-9, G.F. Carroll, Joseph G. Murphy

Tote Dividend copyright © Tote Ireland Limited 2022

"HRI provide results and related information for the users of this website. However, this material is provided by way of information only. While HRI will attempt to ensure their accuracy, HRI will not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions in respect of announcing or publishing details concerning runners, times, connections or results. HRI will not accept any liability or costs incurred by the users of its website in reliance of such results material."

    Race Results for Irish Race Meetings

This site uses unobtrusive cookies to store information on your computer, to improve performance and monitoring services.Click here for more info