Fairyhouse

  • 17:05 John & Chich Fowler Memorial E.B.F. Mares Chase 2m 4f

  • Winner €21,125 2nd €6,175 3rd €2,925 4th €975
  • Going: Yielding to Soft
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 5m 17.80s
  • Off time: 17:05:48
17:05 Fairyhouse Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Nadiya De La Vega (FR) 7/2
2nd Avondhu Lady (IRE) 14/1
3rd Burn And Turn (IRE) 8/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 311333 PINK, light green spots, pink sleeves & cap Blazing Tempo (IRE) 58
Nag meCourse WinnerDistance Winner
9 11-5 W P Mullins R Walsh 149 4/15.00
2 713F21 YELLOW & PURPLE CHEVRONS, yellow sleeves, purple cap, yellow star Charlie's Vic (IRE) 16
Nag meDistance Winner
6 11-3 N C Kelly D R Fox 129 11/112.00
3 131452 RED, dark green cross of lorraine, striped cap Avondhu Lady (IRE) 16
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
8 11-0 David Fenton M A Enright 129 14/115.00
4 112334 Royal blue, white cross sashes, yellow cap Definite Class (IRE) 191
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
8 11-0 D T Hughes B J Cooper 134 7/18.00
5 7-13U3P Emerald green & yellow hoops, white cap Nadiya De La Vega (FR) 21
Nag meDistance Winner
7 11-0 p N J Henderson A P McCoy 140 7/24.50
6 62-4163 Grey, orange slvs, maroon cap Banjaxed Girl 23
Nag meDistance Winner
9 10-11 Mrs L Fowler M J Bolger 128 12/113.00
7 F5-24P2 PURPLE & YELLOW HALVED, sleeves reversed, yellow diamond on cap Belle Brook (IRE) 40
Nag meDistance Winner
9 10-11 p M Cullen D N Russell 126 20/121.00
8 221420 YELLOW, royal blue hoop & armlet, white cap, royal blue star Burn And Turn (IRE) 66
Nag meDistance Winner
7 10-11 t Mrs J Harrington D J Condon 117 8/19.00
9 0/11P-18 EMERALD GREEN, yellow stars, red sleeves & cap Dream Function (IRE) 94
Nag me
8 10-11 t C A Murphy D J Casey 121 18/119.00
10 P-331F5 DARK BLUE, emerald green seams, white cap Madam Bovary (IRE) 37
Nag meDistance Winner
7 10-11 Mrs J Harrington R M Power 123 16/117.00
11 24535U EMERALD GREEN & ORANGE CHEVRONS, orange sleeves, orange cap, emerald green star Mae's Choice (IRE) 21
Nag meDistance Winner
7 10-11 G Elliott P Carberry 125 12/113.00
12 5-22224 BLACK, white sash & sleeves, red cap, white star Our Girl Salley (IRE) 38
Nag meBeaten FavouriteCourse WinnerDistance Winner
8 10-11 pt Mrs P Dobbs B J Geraghty 128 9/25.50

Verdict

Charlie's Vic landed a Grade 3 at Limerick last time with a battling success over Avondhu Lady. The shorter trip will suit the winner who can confirm the form though both should go well. After scoring at Cheltenham in November, Nadiya De La Vega has failed to cope with the subsequent weight rise but she's now only 3lb higher and has to be considered. BLAZING TEMPO, the 2011 Galway Plate winner, has been mixing it with the best and should find this to her liking. She's given the nod though Definite Class is another with strong credentials back over fences having finished close behind the selection over hurdles on two occasions in September. The consistent Our Girl Salley can make her presence felt in a first-time tongue strap.