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Punchestown

  • 14:15 Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Hurdle 2m

  • (77-90) €11,000 added 4yo+ 17 ran
  • Winner:
  • Going: Yielding to Soft
  • Surface: Turf
    Weighed In
  • Winning time: 4m 7.10s
  • Off time: 14:16:36

Full result

14:15 Punchestown Result 31st December 2008
Pos Draw Dist Horse Weight Jockey Trainer Age SP
1st Cnoc An Einn (IRE) 11-12 I J McCarthy (4) W J Burke 9 4/1
Mid-division, 8th halfway, headway in 6th 3 out, ridden into 3rd entering straight, stayed on to challenged before last where led, kept on well under pressure run-in opened 7/2 touched 4/1
2nd Oscar's Emerald (IRE) 11-0 J J Gerrard (4) V P Donoghue 6 25/1
Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, close 2nd 3 out, improved to lead after 2 out, ridden and headed last, kept on, no extra close home opened 25/1 touched 25/1
3rd Vinatieri (IRE) 11-3 I M Carter (4) D T Hughes 7 25/1
Held up, headway in 8th entering straight, ridden into 5th last, kept on same pace run-in opened 20/1 touched 25/1
4th ¾ Carnbridge (IRE) 11-8 D G Hogan (2) R Donohoe 6 9/4f
Held up, headway to 9th halfway, improved in 4th entering straight, ridden in 3rd before last, no extra and kept on same pace opened 10/3 touched 10/3
5th 2 Liffer Lad (IRE) 10-13 S P Walsh (2) Miss S Barkley 5 14/1
Chased leaders, 6th halfway, headway to 3rd before 2 out, ridden in 2nd entering straight, no extra in 4th before last, kept on same pace opened 14/1 touched 14/1
6th 1 Irish Poli (FR) 10-13 C D Timmons (4) P Martin 5 33/1
Held up towards rear, headway 2 out, moderate 6th entering straight, ridden and kept on same pace from before last opened 25/1 touched 33/1
7th The Thirsty Bricky (IRE) 11-12 S G Carey (4) John Moore 6 16/1
Held up towards rear, headway 2 out, moderate 10th entering straight, kept on one pace from before last opened 14/1 touched 16/1
8th Big Jemmy (IRE) 11-6 E F Power (2) J J Walsh 6 14/1
Held up towards rear, headway 2 out, moderate 9th entering straight, ridden and kept on one pace opened 12/1 touched 14/1
9th Britannicus (IRE) 11-11 J F Levins (2) J P Broderick 4 7/1
Mid-division, headway in 8th 3 out, 5th entering straight, ridden and no extra before last opened 7/1 touched 7/1
10th 15 Sicilian (IRE) 11-1 M W Bowes (4) P O Brady 5 33/1
Chased leaders, led briefly 3 out, ridden in 4th 2 out, no extra and weakened opened 33/1 touched 33/1
11th 8 Accompanist 11-10 A P Thornton (4) T G McCourt 5 12/1
Chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden in 5th 2 out, soon no extra and weakened opened 12/1 touched 12/1
12th Tarbrook (IRE) 11-6 N J O'Shea A J McNamara 4 12/1
Never a factor opened 10/1 touched 12/1
13th 1 Rockfleet Castle 11-0 B C Byrnes T Mullins 4 12/1
Chased leader, led after 4th, headed 3 out, led again before 2 out, ridden and headed after 2 out, soon weakened opened 8/1 touched 12/1
14th 5 Daisy Gold (IRE) 11-0 S J Gray (4) C P Donoghue 8 25/1
Mid-division, ridden and weakened 3 out opened 25/1 touched 25/1
15th dist Tenacious Greg (IRE) 11-12 C D Maxwell (4) A Kinsella 5 12/1
Chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden and weakened before 2 out, tailed off opened 12/1 touched 14/1
PU Alamiyan (IRE) 11-11 R T Dunne (4) Robert Hennessy 6 16/1
Chased leaders, 7th halfway, 9th 3 out, ridden and no extra before next where mistake, soon pulled up opened 16/1 touched 16/1
PU More Chimney's (IRE) 11-0 D F Flannery (2) P J Rothwell 5 20/1
Ridden to soon lead and clear, reduced advantage before 4th, headed after 4th, soon weakened, pulled up after 4 out opened 16/1 touched 20/1
NR Blue Steel Boy (IRE) 11-1 M M O'Connor (2) F Flood 6

Betting breakdown

Tote Win: £4.70 Tote Place: £1.60,6.80,3.00,1.10
Straight Forecast: £117.66 Exacta: £190.00

Placepot: €156.50, Pool: €0.0