Tipperary

  • 18:05 Follow Tipperary On Facebook Handicap5f

  • Winner €13,000 2nd €3,800 3rd €1,800 4th €600
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Off time: 18:05:44
18:05 Tipperary Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st My Good Brother (IRE) 16/1
2nd Dashwood 11/2
3rd Master Speaker (IRE) 16/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
2 (9) 916562- Emerald green, emerald green & white check sleeves, white cap Yulong Baoju (IRE) 216
Nag meDistance Winner
4 9-12 E Lynam R P Downey (7) 97 7/18.00
3 (1) 0-55821 White, red hoop, red spots on sleeves, black cap Harry Trotter (IRE) 42
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
5 9-10 D Marnane C R King (3) 95 11/112.00
4 (10) 21-3962 White, purple sleeves, white cap Master Speaker (IRE) 13
Nag me
4 9-9 t Martin Hassett S J Hassett (3) 94 16/117.00
5 (2) 2210-07 EMERALD GREEN & WHITE DIAMONDS, green sleeves, orange cap My Good Brother (IRE) 18
Nag meDistance Winner
5 9-7 p T G McCourt C T Keane (3) 92 16/117.00
6 (7) 341-4 ROYAL BLUE, orange disc, striped sleeves & cap Masai (IRE) 38
Nag meBeaten Favourite
3 9-4 A P O'Brien J P O'Brien 96 Evs2.00
7 (3) 00-8162 ORANGE, black star & stars on sleeves, white cap Dashwood 11
Nag me
7 8-10 t J F Levins G F Carroll 81 11/26.50
8 (4) 1-22430 ROYAL BLUE, white hoop, royal blue sleeves, pink cap Queen Grace (IRE) 31
Nag meBeaten FavouriteDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
7 8-9 p M J Browne T P Madden (7) 80 25/126.00
9 (11) 7-40083 Dark blue & yellow diamonds, dark blue sleeves, yellow diamonds on cap In Salutem 18
Nag me
4 8-5 pt K J Condon S Foley 76 8/19.00
11 (5) 730446- Maroon, Grey triple diamond, check cap Almadaa 195
Nag meDistance Winner
7 8-4 D Marnane W M Lordan 72 33/134.00
Non runners
1 (6)6-86643Bubbly Bellini (IRE)79-12A McGuinnessR P Whelan97
10 (8)006-520Battleroftheboyne (IRE)58-4Michael MulvanyR P Cleary73

Verdict

A three-year-old won this a year ago and MASAI is the only representative from that age group this time. Aidan O'Brien's colt, a winner at Dundalk on his final start last season, reappeared with a reasonable effort at Naas but he's only a 16/1 chance for the Wokingham at Royal Ascot so much better is expected and he can prove himself better than a 96-rated handicapper. He's up against a field of battle-hardened sprinters including Harry Trotter, who bounced back to winning form here in April though he may struggle to confirm earlier form with In Salutem. Yulong Baoju has a touch of quality and has generally raced at a higher level though it took him a couple of races to get warmed up last season. Dashwood is in excellent form and only succumbed to Great Minds in the closing stages over 6f on testing ground at the Curragh. He's only run over this trip once in 29 starts but has been showing enough pace to be suited and looks a threat. The reliable Bubbly Bellini has won eleven times and has been going well enough to get into the action.