Today's racecards

Galway

  • 18:35 Colm Quinn BMW Handicap Chase 2m 6f

  • Winner €7,590 2nd €1,760 3rd €770 4th €440
  • Going: Soft, Soft/Heavy in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 6m 6.70s
  • Off time: 18:35:46
18:35 Galway Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Ballygill Gale (IRE) 8/1
2nd What A Island (IRE) 25/1
3rd Bruff (IRE) 5/1
4th Thepartysover 25/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 0-97000 Royal blue & white quartered, white sleeves, royal blue armlet, white & royal blue hooped cap Baizically (IRE) 11
Nag me
9 11-12 J J Hanlon B Hayes (5) 107 25/126.00
3 37035-5 EMERALD GREEN & ORANGE hooped, WHITE cap Down Under (IRE) 125
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5 11-11 F Flood A P Crowe 109 12/113.00
5 108-570 ORANGE & EMERALD GREEN CHEVRONS, emerald green stars on sleeves, emerald green cap Hot Friend (IRE) 62
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9 11-9 R Tyner P T Enright 104 20/121.00
6 P34P33 YELLOW & ROYAL BLUE CHEVRONS, diabolo on sleeves, quartered cap Moncherie (IRE) 22
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6 11-8 J P Fogarty T J Doyle 103 12/113.00
8 6-P0369 RED, black stars, red sleeves, striped cap Thepartysover 11
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7 11-7 t G Hayes E F Power 102 25/126.00
9 53-0P14 YELLOW, dark blue disc, check sleeves & cap Bangonform (IRE) 16
Nag meBeaten Favourite
8 11-6 D E Fitzgerald D N Russell 101 3/14.00
10 432-157 Royal blue, white chevron, white & royal blue hooped sleeves & cap Island Peak (IRE) 62
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8 11-6 Michael O'connor B F Cawley (7) 101 14/115.00
11 6-7P552 LIGHT BLUE & YELLOW CHECK, yellow sleeves, check cap Ballygill Gale (IRE) 18
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8 11-5 V T O'Brien T Kelly (7) 100 8/19.00
13 070F-74 Black, white chevron & sleeves, em green & royal blue striped cap Where'd Ya Hide It (IRE) 47
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6 11-5 bt D Cullen D J Condon 100 14/115.00
15 46564-P Royal blue, white cross of lorraine, halved sleeves, yellow cap Mister Two Fifty (IRE) 127
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9 11-2 t J A Staunton S J Gray (3) 97 25/126.00
16 1/503-2P Light green & purple check, purple armlet, quartered cap Ard Agus Fada (IRE) 55
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9 11-0 P J Rothwell B T O'Connell 95 12/113.00
17 31936-5 Beige, brown star & sleeves, beige cap, brown star Rathmoyle House (IRE) 35
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6 11-0 L J Clancy D E Splaine (5) 95 25/126.00
18 UP-1358 YELLOW, maroon stars, yellow & emerald green hooped sleeves & cap Western Island (IRE) 35
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9 10-13 E Cawley R J Jones (3) 94 20/121.00
19 08-5234 EMERALD GREEN & ORANGE hooped, WHITE cap Bruff (IRE) 24
Nag meBeaten Favourite
5 10-11 p M F Morris M P Walsh 95 5/16.00
20 8008-36 EMERALD GREEN & ORANGE hooped, WHITE cap Billytheblacksmith (IRE) 114
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5 10-10 M Hourigan A P Heskin (3) 94 16/117.00
21 5F00-25 Maroon, white cross sashes, qtd cap Under The Spell (IRE) 14
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7 10-11 t M McDonagh S W Flanagan (7) 92 12/113.00
22 553P77 BLACK, white sash & sleeves, white cap, red spots What A Island (IRE) 12
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8 10-9 t1 V T O'Brien Mr T M O'Brien 90 25/126.00
23 1U3-335 EMERALD GREEN, red sash, yellow sleeves, emerald green cap Top Four (IRE) 41
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7 10-9 t A J Martin P Carberry 90 12/113.00
Non runners
22541-80Doctor Woodfield (IRE)1111-11C RossB M Cash106
4423P-93Scavenger Lad (IRE)611-10C O'DwyerI J McCarthy105
7284/483Itsuptoyou (IRE)811-7Mrs D FosterC D Maxwell102
12362P-0PThe Baler (IRE)611-5J P DempseyB J Geraghty100
1456718/8-Another Flutter (IRE)811-3Mrs M DanagherMr L P Flynn98

Verdict

There are three running in the J P McManus colours in this but Bruff should be the pick as both Down Under and Billtheblacksmith are returning from a break. Scavenger Lad could go well as he's already been placed three times over the larger obstacles while Ballygill Gale was only beaten half-a-length by Prince Of Leisure at Kilbeggan last month, though is 4lb higher now. BANGONFORM has been in good form over hurdles and almost certainly better over fences than he's shown so far. He was third over 3m1f at Fairyhouse in April and could be the one to beat if anywhere near that form here. Itsuptoyou and Island Peak could prove the pick of the remainder.