Today's racecards

Limerick

  • 20:45 www.limerickraces.ie Handicap 2m

  • Winner €8,970 2nd €2,080 3rd €910 4th €520
  • Going: Yielding, Good to Yielding in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 3m 37.90s
  • Off time: 20:47:16
20:45 Limerick Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Abou Ben (IRE) 7/2
2nd Clara Bel La (IRE) 10/1
3rd Admiral Barry (IRE) 12/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 830400/ PURPLE, yellow cross of lorraine, yellow cap Majestic Concorde (IRE) 689
Nag meDistance Winner
10 10-0 D K Weld N P Madden 90 25/126.00
2 481/ PINK, light green spots, pink sleeves & cap Darroun (IRE) 168
Nag meDistance Winner
5 9-8 W P Mullins J P O'Brien 84 2/13.00
3 520-10 BROWN & LIGHT GREEN HALVED, sleeves reversed, red cap Clara Bel La (IRE) 20
Nag me
7 9-3 J E Kiely P J Smullen 79 10/111.00
4 20800-5 EMERALD GREEN, white chevron, white cap Admiral Barry (IRE) 28
Nag meDistance Winner
8 9-2 p E Griffin R P Whelan (3) 78 12/113.00
5 323/ BROWN, orange epaulettes & sleeves, brown cap, orange star Mannheim (IRE) 29
Nag meBeaten Favourite
4 9-1 R O'Leary Gearoid Patrick Brouder (10) 78 33/134.00
6 110-5 EMERALD GREEN, white star, yellow halved sleeves, emerald green cap Caim Hill (IRE) 13
Nag meCourse WinnerDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
10 8-13 P Fenton F M Berry 75 13/27.50
7 190033/ YELLOW, dark green stars, dark green star on cap Anshan Dreams 276
Nag meDistance Winner
9 8-10 t A Maguire J A Heffernan 72 10/111.00
9 51 Royal blue, pink epaulettes, halved sleeves, hooped cap Abou Ben (IRE) 13
Nag meDistance Winner
11 8-8 A Oliver C D Hayes 70 7/24.50
10 86/2-712 Light blue & yellow halved, yellow sleeves, light blue cap Little Green (IRE) 19
Nag meDistance Winner
6 8-4 E McNamara C P Hoban (3) 64 4/15.00
12 941358/ DARK BLUE, yellow seams, red cap Schelm (GER) 218
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
11 8-4 R O'Leary I J Brennan (3) 60 40/141.00
Non runners
851/09-0Tugboat (IRE)58-10E J O'GradyN G McCullagh72
113767-15Clondaw Warrior (IRE)68-4J J HanlonB A Curtis60

Verdict

The veteran Abou Ben is a useful hurdler who ran over fences last month before making all over 1m6f at Listowel. He'll like the ground and is fairy handicapped though Caim Hill wasn't far behind and the longer trip is in his favour. Darroun looks a bit high in the weights on what he's achieved on the Flat and Admiral Barry hasn't won a race since 2010. LITTLE GREEN appears to be improving despite her age and followed her victory over 2m1f at Clonmel with another fine effort at Ballinrobe. She's at the right end of the handicap and is taken to add to her winning tally. Anshan Dreams scored over hurdles at Galway in September and could be a threat if fit enough after an absence.