Today's racecards

Downpatrick

  • 16:05 Toals Bookmakers Dial-A-Bet 90321721 Hurdle2m 2f 50y

  • Winner €6,900 2nd €1,600 3rd €700 4th €400
  • Going: Good (Yielding to Soft in places)
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 51.60s
  • Off time: 16:05:20
16:05 Downpatrick Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Shrapnel (IRE) 6/5
2nd Rattan (USA) 5/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 3160B0 Red & yellow hoops, red sleeves, yellow stars on cap Rattan (USA) 21
Nag me
8 11-12 W P Mullins R Walsh 140 5/23.50
2 711252 MAROON, white star & armlet, maroon cap, white star Shrapnel (IRE) 24
Nag me
7 11-8 t G Elliott D N Russell 137 6/52.20
3 5623-31 Maroon, light blue disc, yellow cap Carsonstown Bridge (IRE) 84
Nag me
8 11-5 A Stronge D G Lavery (5) 117 16/117.00
4 336-640 Maroon, yellow diamond & sleeves, quartered cap Fully Funded (USA) 59
Nag meDistance Winner
8 11-5 N Meade D J Condon 132 10/111.00
5 00/871-P DARK BLUE, red panel, red & dark blue halved sleeves, red cap Silk Hall (UAE) 16
Nag me
8 11-5 J J Lambe E J O'Connell 129 16/117.00
7 12U5-34 LIGHT GREEN, pink star, light green cap Yes Tom (IRE) 32
Nag me
8 11-5 R T J Wilson A P Thornton 120 8/19.00
8 088844 YELLOW, royal blue sash, check cap Knockcroghery (IRE) 3
Nag me
6 10-12 t J W Nicholson M A Enright (3) 116 14/115.00
Non runners
6171/Sydney Des Pictons (FR)711-5C A McBratneyB R Dalton127

Verdict

Rattan has lost his way since finishing sixth at Cheltenham in November, He drops in class for this, but SHRAPNEL is preferred. Gordon Elliott's charge just failed to peg back Mallowney at Naas on his latest start and a similar effort should see him go one better in this. Carsonstown Bridge opened his account in a maiden hurdle at Fairyhouse in January but Knockcroghery's recent fourth in a handicap at Cork looks stronger form. Silk Hall and Sydney Des Pictons were both winners in 2011 but has something to prove now and the former was pulled-up on his comeback, while Fully Funded has the past form to figure.