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  • 15:35 www.mallow.ie Hurdle3m

  • €13,000 added 4yo+ 3 ran
  • Winner €8,970 2nd €2,080 3rd €910 4th €520
  • Going: Yielding to Soft, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
    Weighed In
  • Winning time: 6m 2.60s
  • Off time: 15:37:56

Mossey misses out

Mossey Joe finishes third on return

Last Updated: 06/08/12 4:31pm

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Won In The Dark: Finished second

Won In The Dark: Finished second

Mossey Joe's return to the racecourse ended in defeat as he finished last of three behind Gimli's Rock in the www.mallow.ie Handicap at Cork.

The Declan McNamara-trained nine-year-old has a really progressive profile but came to grief when in the process of running a blinder in the Champion Novice Chase at the Punchestown Festival in April.

Reunited with Barry Geraghty back over hurdles, Mossey Joe (1-3 favourite) attempted to make all of the running in this three-mile contest.

It had looked pretty straightforward for McNamara's inmate, but he suddenly ran out of juice, which allowed Gimli's Rock (11-2) the opportunity to take the lead two out.

Mossey Joe was not given a tough time thereafter as Won In The Dark finished second.

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