Thurles

  • 17:40 Easter Bunny Maiden Hurdle2m

  • Winner €5,175 2nd €1,200 3rd €525 4th €300
  • Going: Good, Yielding in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 3m 58.80s
  • Off time: 17:41:10
17:40 Thurles Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Pyrus Gold Wind (IRE) 11/8
2nd River Slaney (IRE) 14/1
3rd Harpor (IRE) 20/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
2 0-5588 RED, dark green hoop, white cap All Fired Up 14
Nag me
6 11-4 S Byrne A D Leigh 25/126.00
3 0 ROYAL BLUE & RED CHEVRONS, royal blue sleeves, red cap, royal blue star Betheholyman (IRE) 70
Nag me
5 11-4 T Donohue Mr R Deegan (7) 66/167.00
4 808 EMERALD GREEN & ORANGE hooped, WHITE cap Churchonthehill (IRE) 26
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5 11-4 C F Swan M P Walsh 33/134.00
5 120 Brown, light green cross sashes, striped cap Count Brando (IRE) 33
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6 11-4 W Harney E F Power 4/15.00
6 F150-50 EMERALD GREEN, yellow star & sleeves, quartered cap Harpor (IRE) 258
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8 11-4 S Aherne P F Mangan 20/121.00
8 GREY AND PINK CHECK, grey sleeves and cap Mick The Boyo (IRE)
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5 11-4 J Grace M P Butler (3) 12/113.00
9 400-337 ROYAL BLUE, yellow seams, yellow cap, royal blue star Moyne Nineoseven (IRE) 35
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7 11-4 P M Quinlan C Brassil (7) 12/113.00
10 R-60 WHITE, emerald green sleeves, white cap, emerald green star Perfect Focus (IRE) 93
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6 11-4 ht P M Quinlan G Malone (7) 25/126.00
11 5242F2 WHITE, emerald green stars, yellow sleeves, maroon cap, white stars Pyrus Gold Wind (IRE) 19
Nag meBeaten Favourite
6 11-4 t S J Mahon R C Colgan 11/82.38
12 007P7 EMERALD GREEN, royal blue panel & sleeves, emerald green cap Rebel Again (IRE) 14
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5 11-4 b1 W J Burke B T O'Connell 20/121.00
14 0 RED & GREY QUARTERED, striped sleeves, purple cap Up The Vic (IRE) 50
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5 11-4 T Mullins D E Mullins 16/117.00
15 26 MAROON, white star & armlet, maroon cap, white star Ussius (FR) 141
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5 11-4 C O'Dwyer D N Russell 13/27.50
16 0 PURPLE & PINK QUARTERED, purple sleeves, quartered cap Annas Back (IRE) 112
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8 10-11 J P Cahill B Hayes (5) 16/117.00
17 8000 Emerald green, maroon seams, dark blue sleeves, maroon seams, dark blue cap Ballyhug (IRE) 26
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5 10-11 E O'Grady P T Enright 50/151.00
18 60F766 Light blue, red stars Queen Michaela (IRE) 19
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7 10-11 Daniel Howard D J Howard 33/134.00
19 RED, red & emerald green hooped sleeves, red cap Beeverstown Girl (IRE)
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5 10-11 M A Cahill R M Moran 33/134.00
20 4/07- Brown, white chevrons on sleeves, pink cap River Slaney (IRE) 522
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6 11-4 Miss E Doyle K C Sexton (7) 14/115.00
Non runners
1Afterclass (IRE)511-4D T HughesM A Enright
7P5Kincora (IRE)511-4Miss M L HallahanI J McCarthy
13Tartan Black (IRE)711-4P J GilliganK C Sexton
21376Patriots Vision (IRE)511-4Miss M L HallahanReserve 399

Verdict

Despite the big field, PYRUS GOLD WIND looks a stand-out bet on his three runs over hurdles. Twice runner-up and likely to fill that position when falling at the last in the race won by Mad Brian at Navan, the quicker ground should suit and there's little in the way of opposition. Count Brando was nowhere near his best on his reappearance in a Navan bumper last month and the winning point-to-pointer can do much better than that while Kincora showed some promise at Cork last month and will have come on for the run. Moyne Nineoseven showed the occasional sign of promise in bumpers though his two runs over timber have been moderate.