Today's racecards

Punchestown

  • 14:45 Crystal Cup Trial Risk Of Thunder Chase3m

  • Winner €8,280 2nd €1,920 3rd €840 4th €480
  • Going: Yielding
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 6m 49.90s
  • Off time: 14:46:37
14:45 Punchestown Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Love Rory (IRE) 12/1
2nd Sizing Australia (IRE) 2/1
3rd Long Strand (IRE) 11/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 18/1316- light blue and  black stripes, black stars on sleeves, black star on cap Immediate Response (IRE) 204
Nag meBeaten Favourite
10 12-0 W P Mullins Mr P W Mullins 130 7/24.50
2 9-310P1 Light Blue, large Dark Blue spots, Dark Blue cap Keep On Track (IRE) 17
Nag meCourse WinnerDistance Winner
6 12-0 E Bolger Mr B M Linehan (7) 108 12/113.00
3 UP-1P53 DARK GREEN, royal blue seams, white & royal blue quartered cap Another Palm (IRE) 13
Nag me
8 11-9 b N Meade Miss N Carberry 121 5/16.00
4 671-0PP YELLOW, emerald green cross of lorraine, yellow & white quartered cap Dont Tell De Purty 30
Nag meCourse Winner
7 11-9 t A A Howard B M Cash 88 33/134.00
5 F2-P357 MAROON, purple sleeves, maroon cap, purple diamonds Sin Palo (IRE) 34
Nag me
9 11-9 W P Mullins D J Casey 128 6/17.00
6 46F51-1 EMERALD GREEN, yellow chevron & sleeves, red cap Sizing Australia (IRE) 20
Nag meCourse WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
11 11-9 p H De Bromhead A E Lynch 142 2/13.00
7 0005B4 ORANGE, black 'V', orange cap, black hoop Drumlone (IRE) 13
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6 11-4 t Peter Maher R M Moran 66/167.00
8 P0P-007 DARK GREEN & PURPLE HALVED, sleeves reversed, red cap In The Well (IRE) 29
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7 11-4 E Bolger Mr R W Barron (7) 90 33/134.00
9 121F-1P Maroon, white hoop, maroon sleeves, white star on cap Long Strand (IRE) 169
Nag meDistance Winner
9 11-4 t B Lalor Miss E McCutcheon (7) 106 11/112.00
10 06-862P Yellow, purple star, purple cap, white star Made In Taipan (IRE) 13
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11 11-4 N Madden Mr N O'Rourke (7) 123 25/126.00
11 168/4P-4 ORANGE, black 'V', orange cap, black hoop The Corby Glenn (IRE) 13
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12 11-4 Peter Maher Mr B O Walsh (7) 98 33/134.00
12 947-963 PURPLE & ORANGE HALVED, sleeves reversed, striped cap Love Rory (IRE) 29
Nag meDistance Winner
5 11-2 E Bolger A P Heskin 113 12/113.00
13 265-235 MAROON, white hoop, maroon sleeves, white cap Nhakira (IRE) 167
Nag meDistance Winner
8 10-11 B Lalor M J Ferris 28/129.00

Verdict

The banks fences come into play here and Sizing Australia will be a warm order as he arrives in winning form having scored over hurdles at Wexford. He won here in April but fell when beaten in this a year ago and hasn't always been happy around the course. Immediate Response and SIN PALO represent Willie Mullins. The former has had little experience over fences but wouldn't be running here without good reason though it's the latter, who has some decent form in the novice ranks and has always looked as though he could do well in this sphere, who is handed the vote. Enda Bolger is the acknowledged master of this game and Keep On Track has to be a real threat after an impressive victory over 2m4f here last month. Stablemate Love Rory is another to consider in an open contest along with Nina Carberry's mount Another Palm.