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  • 15:50 Budweiser Irish Derby 1m 4f

  • (group 1) €1,492,500 added 3yo 11 ran
  • Winner:
  • Going: Soft to Heavy
  • Surface: Turf
    Weighed In
  • Winning time: 2m 36.02s
  • Off time: 15:50:36

Full result

15:50 Curragh Result 1st July 2007
Pos Draw Dist Horse Weight Jockey Trainer Age SP
1st (11) Soldier of Fortune (IRE) 9-0 J A Heffernan A P O'Brien 3 5/1
Tracked leaders in 5th, 3rd and headway entering straight, led 2f out, soon ridden clear, stayed on strongly, impressive opened 7/1 touched 7/1
2nd (9) 9 Alexander Of Hales (USA) 9-0 M J Kinane A P O'Brien 3 25/1
Tracked leaders in 3rd, 5th early straight, kept on from 2f out to go remote 2nd close home opened 33/1 touched 33/1
3rd (6) s.h Eagle Mountain 9-0 K Fallon A P O'Brien 3 6/4f
Held up in 8th, progress on outer approaching straight, 3rd 2f out, moderate 2nd from 1 1/2f out, no impression, kept on same pace opened 6/4 touched 7/4
4th (2) 3.5 Boscobel 9-0 J Fanning M Johnston 3 8/1
Settled 2nd, led entering straight, ridden and headed 2f out, soon outpaced, 4th and no extra final furlong opened 7/1 touched 8/1
5th (3) ½ Mores Wells 9-0 D P McDonogh K Prendergast 3 14/1
Tracked leaders in 4th, improved into 2nd travelling well entering straight, soon ridden, 5th and no extra from 1 1/2f out opened 14/1 touched 14/1
6th (7) 2.5 Prince Erik 9-0 P J Smullen D K Weld 3 33/1
Held up in 9th, 7th early straight, no impression from 2f out opened 33/1 touched 33/1
7th (8) 1.5 Al Shemali 9-0 R L Moore Sir Michael Stoute 3 12/1
Held up, 7th halfway, ridden and no impression straight opened 11/1 touched 12/1
8th (4) 18 Royal And Regal (IRE) 9-0 J P Murtagh A Fabre 3 7/1
Chased leaders in 6th, driven along halfway, weakened approaching straight, eased 1 1/2f out opened 7/1 touched 15/2
9th (5) ¾ Shamdinan (FR) 9-0 C Soumillon A de Royer-Dupre 3 15/2
Always towards rear, 10th halfway, some progress on outer early straight, no extra when heavily eased final furlong opened 13/2 touched 8/1
10th (1) ½ Spanish Harlem (IRE) 9-0 F M Berry A P O'Brien 3 50/1
Soon led, headed and weakened entering straight, eased inside final furlong opened 50/1 touched 50/1
11th (10) 11 Striving Storm (USA) 9-0 E Ahern P W Chapple-Hyam 3 33/1
Always in rear, trailing when eased 2f out opened 25/1 touched 33/1

Betting breakdown

Tote Win: £6.70 Tote Place: £2.30,6.60,1.10
Straight Forecast: £164.22 Exacta: £122.90

Placepot: €3,275.40, Pool: €0.0