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  • 15:45 Boylesports Irish 2,000 Guineas 1m

  • (group 1) €400,000 added 3yo 5 ran
  • Winner:
  • Going: Good to Firm, Firm in places
  • Surface: Turf
    Weighed In
  • Winning time: 1m 39.63s
  • Off time: 15:49:02

Full result

15:45 Curragh Result 24th May 2008
Pos Draw Dist Horse Weight Jockey Trainer Age SP
1st (7) Henrythenavigator (USA) 9-0 J P Murtagh A P O'Brien 3 5/4
Tracked leaders in 3rd, close up travelling well 2f out, ridden over 1f out, quickened well inside final furlong to lead last 100yds, comfortably opened 5/4 touched 5/4
2nd (4) New Approach (IRE) 9-0 K J Manning J S Bolger 3 11/10f
Soon led, ridden over 2f out, kept on under pressure, headed last 100yds and no extra opened 5/4 touched 11/8
3rd (8) Stubbs Art (IRE) 9-0 S Sanders D R C Elsworth 3 20/1
Prominent early, soon chased leader, ridden in close 2nd 2f out, no extra final furlong opened 16/1 touched 20/1
4th (5) Jupiter Pluvius (USA) 9-0 J A Heffernan A P O'Brien 3 7/1
Held up, mainly 5th, 4th under 3f out, ridden 1 1/2f out, no extra, kept on same pace opened 7/1 touched 7/1
5th (1) Nownownow (USA) 9-0 O Peslier D Wachman 3 25/1
Held up, mainly 4th, ridden in 5th under 3f out, no impression from over 2f out opened 20/1 touched 25/1
NR (3) Famous Name 9-0 P J Smullen D K Weld 3
NR (6) Sammy The Snake (IRE) 9-0 D J Moran B W Duke 3
NR (2) Windsor Palace (IRE) 9-0 C O'Donoghue A P O'Brien 3

Betting breakdown

Tote Win: £3.10 Tote Place: £1.90,1.10
Straight Forecast: £3.08 Exacta: £3.70