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16:30 Mervue Maiden Hurdle Full card

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  • 2m
16:30 Galway Racecards Wednesday 11th September 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 3111/22 Donatis Comet (IRE) Distance Winner P Martin 7 11-12 pt D E Splaine (3)
7-2 (11-7) Chased leaders, well off the pace, in pursuit of winner but no impression from 2 out, kept on same pace run-in and just held on for 2nd, 2nd of 16, 11l behind The Black Russian (11-4) at Sligo 2m mdn hdl in Aug.
2 800F- Hero De Villeneuve (FR) R Hennessy 5 11-12 A E Lynch
33-1 (11-12) Always towards rear, behind when fell 4 out, in a race won by Mad Brian (11-5) at Navan 2m mdn hdl sft in Mar, 19 ran.
3 0-40620 Parkers Mill (IRE) M Cunningham 5 11-12 R Loughran
16-1 (9-6) Chased leader, 2nd halfway, ridden and no extra 2f out, 13th of 14, 18l behind Saxo Jack (8-9) at Dundalk 1m 3f hcp pol in Aug (flat).
4 1-52U63 Run For Firth (IRE) K Purcell 6 11-12 B T O'Connell
16-1 (11-4) Soon prominent, some mistakes, no impression around bypassed 2 out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 13, 10l behind Prince Chaparral (11-5) at Tramore 2m mdn hdl gd in Aug.
5 00 Top Of The Town (IRE) P Neville 5 11-12 Mr T Donworth (7)
66-1 (11-4) Rear of mid-division, no extra in 11th after 2 out, weakened, 12th of 15, 27l behind Massini's Trap (11-2) at Ballinrobe 2m mdn hdl gf in Aug.
6 P0-8 What About Harry (IRE) T Cleary 7 11-12 S J Hassett (3)
33-1 (11-1) Prominent, keen hold, lost place under pressure 5 out, soon no extra, tailed off, 8th of 9, well behind Fresh By Nature (10-8) at Down Royal 2m mdn hdl gf in Aug.
7 Boherna Lady (IRE) Denis Hogan 5 11-5 Mr P J Cawley (7)
Shantou mare out of Bally Bolshoi.
8 Dawning Oscar (IRE) P Byrne 5 11-5 B F Cawley (7)
Oscar mare out of Forest Dawn.
9 105-068 Ittimetogo (IRE) John F O'Neill 5 11-5 Andrew J McNamara
50-1 (10-4) Held up towards rear, ridden in 7th before straight, soon no extra, 8th of 10, 33l behind Flatfoot Boogie (11-4) at Killarney 2m 6f nh nov hdl gd in Aug.
10 27 Lady Bennett (IRE) Beaten Favourite C F Swan 5 11-5 t D J Casey
9-4fav (11-7) Chased leaders, mistake 1st, mistake and lost place 5 out, soon towards rear and no impression, kept on same pace from 3 out, blowing hard post race, 7th of 13, 20l behind Kauto Mill Rose (10-6) at Down Royal 2m mdn hdl gf in Aug.
11 Lady Milan (IRE) Denis Hogan 5 11-5 D G Hogan
Milan mare out of Marshys Mia.
12 0-00 Lisduane (IRE) P Neville 5 11-5 p Miss M M McElligott (7)
66-1 (10-11) Tracked leader in 2nd, ridden and no extra after 2 out, weakened, 10th of 15, 21l behind Massini's Trap (11-2) at Ballinrobe 2m mdn hdl gf in Aug.
13 00077 Lost Book (IRE) S J Mahon 5 11-5 t R T Dunne
20-1 (10-11) Soon well off pace towards rear, hampered 2nd, never a factor, kept on from 3 out, 7th of 16, well behind The Black Russian (11-4) at Sligo 2m mdn hdl in Aug.
14 50- Lotus Lily (IRE) Peter Fahey 6 11-5 A D Leigh
7-1 (11-2) Soon mid-division, 10th 5f out, no extra from before straight, 16th of 18, 31l behind Magic Vixen (11-9) at Limerick 2m 4f mrs N H flat in Jul '12.
15 Routes Delight (IRE) W J Austin 5 11-5 K C Sexton (7)
Dushyantor mare out of Safe Route.
16 0-6P The Cookie Jar (IRE) C A Murphy 6 11-5 Non-runner

17:00 City Publicans Charity Hurdle Full card

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17:00 Galway Racecards Wednesday 11th September 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 73P21-2 Captain Arceus (IRE) D T Hughes 7 11-8 p1 B J Cooper
8-1 (11-12) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, headway into 2nd 3 out, ridden before next, stayed on to lead after 2 out, strongly pressed from last, headed close home, 2nd of 14, 3/4l behind Giant's Quest (11-2) at Bellewstown 2m 4f hcp hdl gd in Aug.
2 P-68840 Mister Benedictine Distance Winner B W Duke 10 11-7 pt C Brassil (7)
16-1 (11-3) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden and no extra after 4 out, weakened, 11th of 14, well behind Giant's Quest (11-2) at Bellewstown 2m 4f hcp hdl gd in Aug.
3 60B02-P Rattan (USA) Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner W P Mullins 8 11-7 R Walsh
3-1fav (11-12) Soon chased leaders, 6th approaching 3 out, soon no impression, pulled up before last, in a race won by Datokepe (11-9) at Kilbeggan 2m 4f beg chs sft in May, 14 ran.
4 215-481 Pyrus Gold Wind (IRE) Course and Distance Winner S J Mahon 6 11-3 pt R T Dunne
25-1 (10-13) Tracked leader and led after 2nd, quickly sent clear after 2 out and in command in straight, easily, won at Galway 2m 4f hcp hdl 8Evens23 sft in Jul beating Wontbelongnow (10-6) by 12l, 19 ran.
6 25263/6- Luska Lad (IRE) Course Winner J J Hanlon 9 11-2 D E Mullins
9-1 (11-7) Soon disputed lead, 2nd approaching 3rd, lost place and no extra from after 3 out, 6th of 7, 25l behind Rebel Fitz (11-7) at Tipperary 2m hdl Grd 3 (1) hvy in Jul '12.
7 62-7U23 Now This Is It (IRE) Distance Winner S R B Crawford 9 11-2 Mr S Crawford (3)
7-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, 3rd 4 out, soon ridden, 4th 2 out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 11, 1 3/4l behind The Boat People (10-1) at Killarney 2m 1f hcp hdl gd in Aug.
5 1186F-2 Hidden Cyclone (IRE) J J Hanlon 8 11-2 Non-runner
8 138090 All Or Now (IRE) B T Murphy 8 10-12 Non-runner

17:30 Galway City Publicans Handicap Hurdle Full card

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  • 2m
17:30 Galway Racecards Wednesday 11th September 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 114/00-3 Formidableopponent (IRE) Distance Winner N Meade 6 11-12 M P Walsh
12-1 (11-12) Held up in last, ridden and no extra before 3 out, weakened, last of 3, well behind Blackmail (11-12) at Bellewstown 2m 1f hdl gd in Aug.
2 02-0249 Liberty's Gift (IRE) Distance Winner P W Flynn 5 11-9 t M Darcy
20-1 (11-3) Chased leaders, keen hold, moderate 6th before 2 out, soon no impression and kept on same pace, 9th of 20, 21l behind Aladdins Cave (10-13) at Galway 2m hcp hdl 8Evens23 gd in Jul.
3 8-64150 Gudnis Gracious Me (IRE) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner M Butler 8 11-6 bt S G McDermott
22-1 (10-9) Chased leaders early, weakened to rear halfway, no impression 4 out, weakened, 12th of 14, well behind Giant's Quest (11-2) at Bellewstown 2m 4f hcp hdl gd in Aug.
4 56-103C Coolmill (IRE) D O'Shea 6 11-5 J P Holly (7)
8-1 (9-12) Chased leader, 2nd when carried out by loose horse and unseated rider approaching 6 out, in a race won by Another Rebel (10-5) at Killarney 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-140 gd in Aug, 17 ran.
5 4-86231 Limpopo Tom (IRE) Distance Winner P W Flynn 6 11-5 p B F Cawley (7)
5-1fav (11-8) Chased leaders, left 2nd and a little hampered 5 out, closed into straight, led from after 3 out, strongly pressed and almost joined from before last, stayed on well under pressure to assert near finish, won at Cork 2m hcp hdl 80-116 gd in Aug beating Goal (11-4) by 1 3/4l, 12 ran.
6 F-21265 Six Stone Ned (IRE) Distance Winner N Meade 7 11-4 t B J Geraghty
15-2 (10-2) Tracked leaders, 6th 4 out, ridden in 5th before 2 out, no extra before last, 5th of 11, 4l behind The Boat People (10-1) at Killarney 2m 1f hcp hdl gd in Aug.
7 0-44738 Thegondolier (IRE) Distance Winner C Bowe 5 11-4 v1 Andrew J McNamara
20-1 (11-9) Chased leader, 2nd halfway, ridden in 5th before straight, soon no extra, 8th of 13, 32l behind Saint Gervais (11-12) at Killarney 2m 1f beg chs gd in Aug.
8 06510F Ontheground (IRE) Distance Winner T Foley 8 11-3 R Loughran
14-1 (11-11) Prominent, on terms from 4th, fell next, in a race won by Limpopo Tom (11-8) at Cork 2m hcp hdl 80-116 gd in Aug, 12 ran.
9 685413 Magnetic Force (IRE) Distance Winner R Hennessy 6 11-1 bt A E Lynch
7-1 (11-9) Mid-division, 7th halfway, headway into 4th after 3 out, ridden 2 out, 3rd last, no impression leaders and kept on same pace run-in, 3rd of 11, 2 1/2l behind Alf Wright (11-6) at Tramore 2m hcp hdl 80-109 gd in Aug.
10 394121 Green Thirty Two (IRE) S J Mahon 6 11-0 t R T Dunne
7-2fav (10-7) Settled in rear of mid-division, headway 3 out and led after next, ridden to assert before last and kept on well run-in, easily, won at Ballinrobe 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-116 gf in Aug beating Another Rebel (11-6) by 6l, 15 ran.
11 2341-P6 Spot The Pro (IRE) Distance Winner P G Kelly 4 11-0 t T Kelly (5)
8-1 (11-8) Led, not fluent 4th and joined, left in front again from next, headed from after 3 out, soon no extra, kept on same pace, 6th of 12, 22l behind Limpopo Tom (11-8) at Cork 2m hcp hdl 80-116 gd in Aug.
12 528116 The Black Russian (IRE) Distance Winner F M Hanley 7 11-0 D N Russell
2-1 (11-8) Made all and soon clear, jumped well, advantage a bit reduced 3 out, still nice lead at last where not as good a jump but still quick, stayed on well run-in, won at Kilbeggan 2m hcp hdl 80-109 gd in Aug beating Vinniespride (10-9) by 3 1/2l, 11 ran.
13 4UU213 Bridgequarter Girl (IRE) Distance Winner J E Kiely 5 10-12 P Townend
7-1 (11-6) Waited with in rear of mid-division, a little awkward 2nd, impeded a bit 5 out, closer in 5th into straight, challenged 2 out, no extra and kept on same pace from last, 3rd of 12, 5l behind Limpopo Tom (11-8) at Cork 2m hcp hdl 80-116 gd in Aug.
14 502621 Vinniespride (IRE) (ex6)Distance Winner M M McNiff 6 10-6 t M P Butler (3)
5-2 (11-1) Always prominent, 3rd 4 out, 2nd and challenged last, led closing stages, just held on, won at Kilbeggan 2m mdn hdl gf beating Do Na Paisti (10-11) by nk, 10 ran.
15 0-30123 Theonewiththeleg (IRE) Distance Winner M McDonagh 7 10-2 D E Mullins
5-1 (11-5) Tracked leader in 2nd, slight mistake 3 out, ridden next, no impression on winner before last, dropped to 3rd and no extra inside final furlong, 3rd of 4, 7l behind Indevan (11-12) at Sligo 2m nh nov hdl gs in Aug.

18:00 Eventus Beginners Chase Full card

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  • 2m 6f
18:00 Galway Racecards Wednesday 11th September 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 5753P-0 Church Gallery (IRE) V T O'Brien 6 11-12 J L Cullen
33-1 (11-12) Always in rear, slight mistake 1st, never a factor, 10th of 12, well behind Heaney (11-12) at Ballinrobe 2m 6f beg chs gd in Aug.
2 8/54P-49 Get More (IRE) S Slevin 6 11-12 B M Cash
20-1 (11-4) Always towards rear, pushed along halfway, weakened before 4 out, completely tailed off, 9th of 13, well behind Looking For Toby (10-11) at Kilbeggan 2m 6f mdn hdl gf in Aug.
3 00/20-29 Im Cool Too (IRE) Mrs D A Love 6 11-12 M P Walsh
9-1 (11-12) Settled mid-division, moderate 5th halfway, ridden in 6th 4 out, no extra next, weakened, 9th of 13, well behind Golden Wonder (11-12) at Galway 2m 6f beg chase hvy in Aug.
4 0053-P5 Martin Cash (IRE) M Cunningham 7 11-12 R Loughran
33-1 (11-12) Held up towards rear, moderate 9th 5 out, ridden into moderate 6th before last, kept on one pace, 5th of 13, 39l behind Sizing Machine (11-8) at Kilbeggan 2m 4f beg chs gd in Aug.
5 5685-21 Minella For Value (IRE) J Nallen 7 11-12 D N Russell
7-4fav (11-12) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, improved to challenge 2 out and slight mistake, ridden to lead before last, kept on well run-in, won at Bellewstown 3m mdn hdl gd in Aug beating The Shaughraun (10-11) by 1 1/4l, 15 ran.
6 4437-P0 Rockshandy (IRE) P Neville 7 11-12 Miss M M McElligott (7)
14-1 (10-8) Tracked leaders and led 3rd, headed before halfway where 4th and no extra after 4 out, weakened, tailed off, 12th of 15, well behind Green Thirty Two (10-7) at Ballinrobe 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-116 gf in Aug.
7 650/PU0 Shahrafi (IRE) T Gibney 7 11-12 P T Enright
50-1 (11-12) Always towards rear, ridden and no impression 4 out, weakened, 11th of 15, well behind Shanpallas (11-8) at Killarney 2m 4f beg chs gd in Aug.
8 72P0-P5 What A Island (IRE) V T O'Brien 9 11-12 t T Kelly (5)
25-1 (11-7) Tracked leaders, 3rd 5 out, ridden in 3rd 3 out, no impression, 5th of 12, 19l behind Heaney (11-12) at Ballinrobe 2m 6f beg chs gd in Aug.
9 92P-15F Darroun (IRE) W P Mullins 5 11-9 R Walsh
7-4 (11-8) Tracked leaders, fell 8th, in a race won by Heaney (11-12) at Ballinrobe 2m 6f beg chs gd in Aug, 12 ran.

18:30 Ryans Cleaning Chase Full card

  • €22,000 added, 5yo+
  • 2m 6f
18:30 Galway Racecards Wednesday 11th September 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 42F2-P3 Sin Palo (IRE) W P Mullins 9 11-12 R Walsh
5-2 (11-10) Attempted to make all, ridden and headed 2 out, no extra before last, kept on same pace, 3rd of 7, 1 1/4l behind Toner D'Oudairies (11-5) at Tramore 2m 6f chs gd in Aug.
2 76544-0 Bob Lingo (IRE) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner T Mullins 11 11-5 t M P Walsh
33-1 (11-7) Settled towards rear, no extra from 3 out and weakened, tailed off, 16th of 22, well behind Carlingford Lough (10-7) at Galway 2m 6f hcp chs sft in Jul.
3 RR27FR/ Chaninbar (FR) A Middleton 10 11-5 vt Nick Scholfield
12-1 (11-0) Reluctant to race, well detatched in rear when refused 5th, in a race won by Gauvain (11-6) at Cheltenham 2m chs (2) gs in Nov '11, 5 ran.
4 384-430 Schelm (GER) R O'Leary 11 11-5 J S McGarvey (5)
14-1 (11-6) Towards rear, no impression under pressure and kept on straight, 10th of 17, 10l behind Big Generator (11-1) at Roscommon 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-109 gf.
5 91P5P4 Shock N Freaney (IRE) A Middleton 6 11-5 vt B M Cash
16-1 (10-8) In rear, jumped slow 2nd, went poor 4th from 6 out, never dangerous, 4th of 5, well behind Joe The Rogue (11-4) at Fontwell 3m 2f hcp chs 0-105 (4) gs.
6 96-2134 Your Busy (IRE) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner J Nash 10 11-5 D J Casey
20-1 (10-8) Mid-division, headway 4 out, chased leading pair 2 out, kept on same pace, no impression, lost 3rd post, 4th of 9, 9l behind Pantxoa (10-6) at Ffos Las 3m 1f hcp chs (2) gd in Aug.

19:00 Guinness Handicap Chase Full card

  • €26,000 added, 4yo+
  • 2m 1f
19:00 Galway Racecards Wednesday 11th September 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 F23-184 Laganbank (IRE) Course WinnerDistance Winner W P Mullins 7 11-10 t1 R Walsh
3-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders, ridden in 3rd after 3 out, 3rd when slight mistake at last, no extra run-in, 4th of 8, 3 1/2l behind Pires (11-2) at Ballinrobe 2m 1f chs gd in Aug.
2 7186-37 Fosters Cross (IRE) Course WinnerCourse and Distance Winner T Mullins 11 11-4 t P Townend
22-1 (10-9) Prominent and 4th halfway, headway to lead after 3 out, ridden and headed early run-in, soon no extra and weakened, 7th of 22, 22l behind Carlingford Lough (10-7) at Galway 2m 6f hcp chs sft in Jul.
3 1-35027 Darenjan (IRE) Course Winner J J Hanlon 10 11-0 b D E Mullins
6-1 (11-8) Soon towards rear, under pressure 4th, never a factor, 7th of 9, 23l behind King High (10-10) at Tramore 2m hcp hdl gd in Aug.
4 07-6403 Cause Of Causes (USA) G Elliott 5 10-10 M P Walsh
7-2 (11-8) Mid-division, pushed along in 7th before straight, left 4th 3 out, ridden in 3rd and no impression next, kept on one pace, 3rd of 15, 8l behind Shanpallas (11-8) at Killarney 2m 4f beg chs gd in Aug.
5 F0-4533 Fantastic Gold Distance Winner M Cullinane 7 10-7 pt C D Maxwell (3)
20-1 (10-3) Waited with towards rear, improved into 4th after 3 out, no impression under pressure in moderate 3rd and kept on same pace from before straight, 3rd of 7, 8l behind Cailin Annamh (11-2) at Kilbeggan 2m 3f hdl gf.
6 4-32152 Boxer Beat (IRE) Distance Winner P W Flynn 6 10-0 A P Crowe
6-1 (11-12) Rear of mid-division, headway into 5th 3 out, soon ridden, 3rd next, went 2nd from last, kept on same pace run-in, 2nd of 11, 7l behind Muzak (11-3) at Ballinrobe 2m 1f hcp chs 0-116 gd in Aug.
7 221471 Muzak (IRE) Course WinnerDistance Winner J Monroe 10 10-0 p R T Dunne
8-1 (11-3) Tracked leaders, 2nd 3 out, ridden to lead next, stayed on well from last, won at Ballinrobe 2m 1f hcp chs 0-116 gd in Aug beating Boxer Beat (11-12) by 7l, 11 ran.
8 495-130 Rayhani (USA) J Nash 10 9-10 D J Casey
16-1 (11-12) Towards rear, no impression under pressure and kept on straight, 11th of 17, 11l behind Big Generator (11-1) at Roscommon 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-109 gf.

19:30 www.galwayraces.com Flat Race Full card

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  • 2m 2f
19:30 Galway Racecards Wednesday 11th September 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
2 031/ Har Will (IRE) R Tector 7 12-0 Mr J J Slevin (7)
8-1 (11-1) Tracked leaders, 7th halfway, 6th and smooth headway 4f out, 2nd 3f out, led early straight, stayed on well from over 1f out, won at Limerick 2m N H flat gf in Jul '10 beating Jewel In The Sun (12-0) by 1 1/2l, 15 ran.
3 1 Time For A Pint (IRE) Distance Winner G Elliott 5 12-0 Ms N Carberry
14-1 (11-7) Rear of mid-division, short of room and stumbled on inner after 6f, headway from 4f out, ridden in close 3rd 3f out, led under 2f out, stayed on well final furlong, won at Downpatrick 2m 2f N H flat gd in Aug beating Old Castletown (11-9) by 6l, 15 ran.
4 00551 You Can't Catch Me (IRE) Distance Winner K Purcell 4 11-10 t Mr P Power (7)
7-1 (11-6) Made all, ridden over 1f out, kept on well under pressure final furlong, won at Downpatrick 2m 2f ldy N H flat gf in Aug beating Waylander (11-9) by 1 3/4l, 6 ran.
5 Banner Roar (IRE) S J Mahon 6 11-7 Mr J J King (7)
Heron Island gelding out of Buttertown Gal.
6 Castlecave (IRE) S J Mahon 7 11-7 Mr D L Queally (5)
Court Cave gelding out of Freya Alex.
7 PP17-09 Cnoc Na Gcon (IRE) James Conheady 7 11-7 Mr J Conheady (7)
33-1 (10-11) Chased leaders early, soon mid-division, ridden and weakened 4 out, 9th of 18, well behind Wontbelongnow (10-11) at Killarney 2m 6f mdn hdl sft in May.
8 Fluspar (IRE) S J Mahon 5 11-7 Mr F O'Toole (7)
Germany gelding out of Buttertown Gal.
9 Garbally Grey (IRE) M McDonagh 5 11-7 Mr S Clements (5)
Dr Massini gelding out of Camden Dolphin.
11 U0R Son of Annie (IRE) G T Lynch 5 11-7 Mr P J Cawley (7)
66-1 (11-2) Reminder after 1st, towards rear, ran out 4th, in a race won by Croghill Tuppence (11-2) at Kilbeggan 2m 3f Conditional Maiden Hurdle (5yo+) gd in Aug, 16 ran.
12 Hairy O'Malley (IRE) C Roche 4 11-3 Mr P Roche (3)
Oscar gelding out of Ballilaurenkadolly.
1 1 Dont Tell No One (IRE) D K Weld 5 12-0 Non-runner
10 Jumpy (IRE) P Fenton 5 11-7 Non-runner