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Fairyhouse

  • 12:55 Fairyhouse On Facebook Rated Hurdle2m 4f

  • Winner €10,005 2nd €2,320 3rd €1,015 4th €581
  • Going: Good to Yielding
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 5m 2.00s
  • Off time: 12:58:57
12:55 Fairyhouse Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Smashing (FR) 2/1
2nd Speckled Wood (IRE) 11/10

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
2 2114-49 EMERALD GREEN, pink diamond & sleeves, white cap Primroseandblue (IRE) 49
Nag meDistance Winner
9 11-2 W P Mullins P Townend 126 10/111.00
3 2094-18 MAROON, white star & armlet, maroon cap, white star Rocky Wednesday (IRE) 34
Nag me
6 11-2 b G Elliott P Carberry 126 7/18.00
4 13-24B1 EMERALD GREEN & ORANGE hooped, WHITE cap Speckled Wood (IRE) 11
Nag me
5 11-2 C Roche M P Walsh 130 11/102.10
5 8776-B0 EMERALD GREEN & YELLOW CHEVRONS, halved sleeves, white cap The Bishop Looney (IRE) 70
Nag meDistance Winner
9 11-2 T J Nagle-Jr B T O'Connell 123 16/117.00
6 5/3463-P LIGHT GREEN, pink star, light green cap Yes Tom (IRE) 208
Nag meDistance Winner
8 11-2 R T J Wilson D E Mullins 119 16/117.00
7 2846-32 EMERALD GREEN, yellow chevron & sleeves, red cap Smashing (FR) 170
Nag me
4 10-12 W P Mullins A E Lynch 2/13.00
Non runners
10/00U0-3All The Aces (IRE)811-2E HoganR M Power119

Verdict

Rocky Wednesday landed a similar race to this at Ballinrobe in April but has appeared reluctant in his two subsequent starts and has finished tailed off on the Flat at Navan and over hurdles at Galway. Speckled Wood started off well over timber and earned her current rating with a handicap victory at Clonmel in March. She's been chasing and gained her first success at Wexford last week. Willie Mullins complicate matters with two entries. Primroseandblue won three times over hurdles last year but hasn't shown much in two starts over fences this season. He has a professional rider on his back for the first time and that should aid his cause though SMASHING is taken to see off his stablemate. Still only a four-year-old, the recruit from France was bought for 130,000 euros after his latest effort over fences at Auteuil and, though he'll soon be back over the bigger obstacles, he's been twice runner-up in Listed company over timber and his allowance can see him home.