Today's racecards

Punchestown

  • 14:35 Book New Years Eve Panoramic Restaurant Beginners Chase2m

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

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 4m 15.00s
  • Off time: 14:45:16
14:35 Punchestown Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Jim Will Fix It (IRE) 9/1
2nd Way Up In The Air (IRE) 4/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
1 7-19692 RED, dark blue epaulettes, dark blue spots on cap Carpet Elegance (IRE) 14
Nag meDistance Winner
8 11-12 Thomas J Farrell I J McCarthy (3) 28/129.00
2 25/1-143 EMERALD GREEN & ORANGE hooped, WHITE cap Elegant Statesman (IRE) 39
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance Winner
6 11-12 t H de Bromhead M P Walsh 7/24.50
3 P/754-FP Dark blue, yellow star, yellow stars on sleeves, yellow star on cap Jim Will Fix It (IRE) 149
Nag meDistance Winner
8 11-12 t S Roche P Townend 9/110.00
4 2121-6F Emerald green, yellow cross sashes & sleeves, yellow cap Too Scoops (IRE) 25
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
6 11-12 t H de Bromhead A E Lynch 9/101.90
5 240- EMERALD GREEN & ORANGE hooped, WHITE cap Fairy Island (IRE) 189
Nag me
5 11-11 T Mullins A P Crowe 22/123.00
6 31F142- ROYAL BLUE & WHITE CHECK, royal blue sleeves, yellow & royal blue check cap Way Up In The Air (IRE) 191
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
6 11-5 h R Tyner P T Enright 4/15.00
7 P2-7 EMERALD GREEN & ORANGE hooped, WHITE cap Be Positive (IRE) 36
Nag me
4 10-13 E Bolger N P Madden 33/134.00

Verdict

Too Scoops was a classy bumper and hurdler before turning his attention to chasing. He was well supported to make a winning debut over fences at Gowran earlier this month but was just starting to feel the pinch when coming to grief at the second last. He'll have learnt from that but will need to if he's to see off the attentions of stablemate ELEGANT STATESMAN. Very lightly-raced, he's already won a bumper and a maiden hurdle and though a beaten favourite on his chasing bow at Listowel he was up against a couple of useful prospects and acquitted himself well. Way Up In The Air has done well in bumpers and over hurdles and is no forlorn hope to make an impact over the bigger obstacles despite being by Rock Of Gibraltar. Jim Will Fix It has been a big disappointment after his excellent early form which saw him finish a close second to Foildubh at Navan two years ago.