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15:45 Curragh (IRE) 16 Jul 2017

Qatar Airways Minstrel Stakes (group 2) (Class 1) (3YO plus)

Winner €70,800 - 9 ran

7f

Good to Firm

4
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Purple, white seams, striped sleeves, purple cap (Derrick Smith & Mrs John Magnier & Michael Tabor & Stonestreet Stables, LLC)

9. Spirit Of Valor (USA) (8)

made all, pressed over 2f out and soon pushed along, kept on strongly inside final furlong

5/2 JFav 3 9-1 t b 114 R L MooreA P O'Brien
2
Dark blue, yellow hoop (Thoroughbred British Racing)

5. So Beloved (GB) (1)

mid-division and 5th halfway, switched to outer over 1f out and soon ridden, kept on well into inside final furlong to go 2nd on line, not threatening winner

20/1 7 9-8 h 108 D TudhopeD O'Meara
3 shd
Red & black stripes, red sleeves, striped cap (P K Siu)

6. Stormy Antarctic (GB) (3)

mid-division and 6th on outer from halfway, ridden over 1f out and soon went 2nd, no impression inside final furlong and dropped to 3rd on line

7/1 4 9-8 112 J P SpencerEd Walker
4
Red, white maltese cross, red cap (Dr Cyrus Poonawalla & Morgan J Cahalan)

4. Gordon Lord Byron (4)

chased leader in 2nd, improved to challenge over 2f out and ridden over 1f out, no impression and dropped to 4th inside final furlong

16/1 9 9-8 112 W J LeeT Hogan
5 nse
Royal blue, orange disc, striped sleeves & cap (Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith & Mrs John Magnier & Mrs A M O'Brien)

1. Cougar Mountain (5)

towards rear and 8th halfway, ridden from 2f out and kept on without threatening from 1f out

10/1 6 9-8 t p 112 D O'BrienA P O'Brien
6 shd
Royal blue, dark blue seams, royal blue sleeves & cap (Godolphin)

2. Dutch Connection (GB) (6)

chased leaders in 3rd on outer, improved to challenge over 2f out and soon ridden, no impression and dropped to 5th inside final furlong

5/2 JFav 5 9-8 114 James DoyleC Hills
7 ½
Yellow, dark blue seams, yellow cap (Sheikh Rashid Dalmook Al Maktoum)

7. Mubtasim (7)

mid-division and 7th halfway, pushed along from 2f out and no impression under pressure inside final furlong

6/1 3 9-1 p1 109 P CosgraveW J Haggas
8 1
White, purple panel, check cap (Mrs J S Bolger)

3. Flight Risk (9)

raced in rear, pushed along from 2f out, no impression from 1f out and kept on same pace inside final furlong

12/1 6 9-8 113 K J ManningJ S Bolger
9
Dark blue (Mrs John Magnier & Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith)

8. Peace Envoy (FR) (2)

towards rear early, good progress into 4th on inner halfway, ridden from 1f out, soon no impression and eased

25/1 3 9-1 106 J A HeffernanA P O'Brien

Off Time: 15:47:30

Winning Time: 1m 24.56s

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2017 23:51:26

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1

made all, pressed over 2f out and soon pushed along, kept on strongly inside final furlong

5/2 JFav 3 9-1 t b R L Moore 114
10/13 01 Aug 2017 Gwo 7F Gd  Cl1 Grp2 £170,130 (F) to Breton Rock (4¾L)   7/1 39-0 R L Moore 114
4/8 16 Sep 2017 Don 7F GS  Cl1 Grp2 £56,710 (F) to Aclaim (1¾L)   13/2 39-4 R L Moore 116
8/8 19 Apr 2018 Nmk 6F Gd  Cl1 Grp3 £34,026 (F) to Brando (8¼L)   5/1 49-7 R L Moore 115
2/9 26 May 2018 Cur 6F GF  Cl1 Grp2 €70,800 (F) to Merchant Navy (1L)   7/1 49-3 D O'Brien 114
8/12 23 Jun 2018 Asc 6F GF  Cl1 Grp1 £340,260 (F) to Merchant Navy (8¼L)   20/1 49-3 D O'Brien 112
8/13 14 Jul 2018 Nmk 6F GF  Cl1 Grp1 £283,550 (F) to U S Navy Flag (5L)   33/1 49-6 D O'Brien 112
2

mid-division and 5th halfway, switched to outer over 1f out and soon ridden, kept on well into inside final furlong to go 2nd on line, not threatening winner

20/1 7 9-8 h D Tudhope 108
5/13 01 Aug 2017 Gwo 7F Gd  Cl1 Grp2 £170,130 (F) to Breton Rock (1¼L)   50/1 79-3 A Kirby 111
5/18 25 Aug 2017 Yor 7F Gd  Cl1 Grp3 £99,242 (F) to Talaayeb (1½L)   10/1 79-0 A Kirby 111
4/6 07 Sep 2017 Hdo 7F GS  Cl3 £9,704 (F) to Donjuan Triumphant (4¾L)   5/4 Fav 79-1 D Tudhope 111
2/10 01 Oct 2017 Cha 7F Sft  Cl1 Grp1 €171,420 (F) to Aclaim (¾L) 33/1 79-2 D Tudhope 111
4/15 28 Oct 2017 Leo 7F Y  Cl1 List €27,730 (F) to Making Light (2¼L)   9/4 Fav 79-7 D Tudhope 112
9/12 22 Nov 2017 Kmp 8F St/Slw  Cl1 List £22,684 (F) to Second Thought (6L)   12/1 79-2 D Tudhope 111
3 shd

mid-division and 6th on outer from halfway, ridden over 1f out and soon went 2nd, no impression inside final furlong and dropped to 3rd on line

7/1 4 9-8 J P Spencer 112
13/13 01 Aug 2017 Gwo 7F Gd  Cl1 Grp2 £170,130 (F) to Breton Rock (8¼L)   20/1 49-3 J P Spencer 112
Won/8 15 Oct 2017 Cha 8F Sft  List €32,760 (F) bt Blessed Silence (4L) 5/4 Fav 49-7 C Soumillon 111
6/12 22 Nov 2017 Kmp 8F St/Slw  Cl1 List £22,684 (F) to Second Thought (2¾L)   6/1 49-5 J P Spencer 111
Won/8 02 Apr 2018 Sai 8F   €40,000 (F) bt Nice To See You (1L) 58-13 C Soumillon 111
2/8 27 Apr 2018 San 8F GS  Cl1 Grp2 £56,710 (F) to Addeybb (2¾L)   9/2 2Fav 59-1 P Cosgrave 111
3/8 25 Aug 2018 Gwo 8F Gd  Cl1 Grp2 £70,888 (F) to Beat The Bank (¾L)   10/1 59-7 L P Keniry 114
4

chased leader in 2nd, improved to challenge over 2f out and ridden over 1f out, no impression and dropped to 4th inside final furlong

16/1 9 9-8 W J Lee 112
3/10 13 Aug 2017 Cur 6F GF  Cl1 Grp3 €37,170 (F) to Washington Dc (1L)   20/1 99-12 W M Lordan 111
7/18 25 Aug 2017 Yor 7F Gd  Cl1 Grp3 £99,242 (F) to Talaayeb (3¼L)   33/1 99-5 W J Lee 111
6/10 24 Sep 2017 Naa 6F Sft  Cl1 Grp3 €35,400 (F) to Quiet Reflection (6½L)   14/1 99-10 W M Lordan 111
6/10 01 Oct 2017 Tip 7½F Hy  Cl1 Grp3 €39,824 (F) to Psychedelic Funk (4½L)   16/1 99-10 R P Whelan 111
3/11 13 Oct 2017 Nmk 7F Gd  Cl1 Grp2 £68,052 (F) to Limato (5L)   66/1 99-6 Andrea Atzeni 110
6/14 11 Nov 2017 Don 6F Sft  Cl1 List £22,684 (F) to Dream Of Dreams (5½L)   20/1 99-10 R Kingscote 110
5 nse

towards rear and 8th halfway, ridden from 2f out and kept on without threatening from 1f out

10/1 6 9-8 t p D O'Brien 112
2/10 13 Aug 2017 Cur 6F GF  Cl1 Grp3 €37,170 (F) to Washington Dc (½L)   9/1 69-7 D O'Brien 111
5/11 09 Sep 2017 Hdo 6F Hy  Cl1 Grp1 £147,446 (F) to Harry Angel (10L)   40/1 69-3 Ben Curtis 110
4/10 24 Sep 2017 Naa 6F Sft  Cl1 Grp3 €35,400 (F) to Quiet Reflection (5¾L)   8/1 69-5 D O'Brien 110
8/12 08 Oct 2017 Nav 6F Sft  Cl1 List €26,550 (F) to Texas Rock (6¾L)   9/2 69-5 D O'Brien 110
5/11 13 Oct 2017 Nmk 7F Gd  Cl1 Grp2 £68,052 (F) to Limato (6½L)   16/1 69-3 R L Moore 110
6 shd

chased leaders in 3rd on outer, improved to challenge over 2f out and soon ridden, no impression and dropped to 5th inside final furlong

5/2 JFav 5 9-8 James Doyle 114
Won/6 27 Aug 2017 Gwo 7F Gd  Cl1 Grp3 £34,026 (F) bt Salateen (2L)   13/8 Fav 59-0 Jim Crowley 112
?/12 16 Sep 2017 Woo 8F Fm  $504,000 (F) to World Approval 16/1 58-7 Mickael Barzalona 128
PU/11 13 Oct 2017 Nmk 7F Gd  Cl1 Grp2 £68,052 (F) to Limato  15/2 59-3 James Doyle 112
4/14 19 May 2018 Nbu 8F GF  Cl1 Grp1 £198,485 (F) to Rhododendron (3½L)   50/1 69-0 J P Spencer 112
4/7 09 Jun 2018 Hdo 7F GF  Cl1 Grp3 £35,727 (F) to D'bai (2¼L)   6/4 Fav 69-0 James Doyle 113
6/7 30 Jun 2018 Nmk 7F GF  Cl1 Grp3 £34,026 (F) to Sir Dancealot (8½L)   3/1 Fav 69-5 James Doyle 112
7 ½
Yellow, dark blue seams, yellow cap (Sheikh Rashid Dalmook Al Maktoum)

7. Mubtasim (7)

mid-division and 7th halfway, pushed along from 2f out and no impression under pressure inside final furlong

6/1 3 9-1 p1 P Cosgrave 109
11/18 25 Aug 2017 Yor 7F Gd  Cl1 Grp3 £99,242 (F) to Talaayeb (8L)   12/1 38-9 D Allan 109
3/6 26 Apr 2018 Cfc 6F St  Cl2 £19,407 (F) to Lancelot Du Lac (1¼L)   6/5 Fav 49-2 James Doyle 109
2/6 12 May 2018 Hdo 7F GF  Cl1 List £20,983 (F) to Tabarrak (¾L)   9/4 Fav 49-8 James Doyle 105
16/18 14 Jul 2018 Nmk 7F GF  Cl2 Hcp £74,700 (F) to Burnt Sugar (15L)   8/1 49-8 D O'Brien 106
13/27 28 Jul 2018 Asc 7F GF  Cl2 Hcp £93,375 (F) to Burnt Sugar (4¼L)   25/1 49-7 Charles Bishop 105
12/18 23 Aug 2018 Yor 8F GF  Cl2 Hcp £52,912 (F) to Poet's Society (6½L)   20/1 49-7 Charles Bishop 103
8 1
White, purple panel, check cap (Mrs J S Bolger)

3. Flight Risk (9)

raced in rear, pushed along from 2f out, no impression from 1f out and kept on same pace inside final furlong

12/1 6 9-8 K J Manning 113
7/9 17 Aug 2017 Leo 8F Gd  Cl1 Grp3 €37,170 (F) to Alexios Komnenos (3¾L)   16/1 69-10 K J Manning 112
8/10 24 Sep 2017 Naa 6F Sft  Cl1 Grp3 €35,400 (F) to Quiet Reflection (10L)   16/1 69-8 K J Manning 111
4/10 01 Oct 2017 Tip 7½F Hy  Cl1 Grp3 €39,824 (F) to Psychedelic Funk (3¼L)   16/1 69-8 K J Manning 109
5/15 28 Oct 2017 Leo 7F Y  Cl1 List €27,730 (F) to Making Light (3L)   16/1 69-12 R P Cleary 108
3/9 07 Oct 2018 Tip 7½F Sft  Cl1 Grp3 €38,350 (F) to Yulong Gold Fairy (¾L)   33/1 79-5 R P Cleary 106
2/7 20 Oct 2018 Leo 10F Gd/Y  Cl1 List €28,025 (F) to Flavius (½L)   8/1 79-7 R P Cleary 106
9

towards rear early, good progress into 4th on inner halfway, ridden from 1f out, soon no impression and eased

25/1 3 9-1 J A Heffernan 106
8/8 16 Sep 2017 Don 7F GS  Cl1 Grp2 £56,710 (F) to Aclaim (6¼L)   25/1 39-1 J A Heffernan 106
Pace Summary
Prominent racers Position Raced in rear Position
Spirit Of Valor 1st Cougar Mountain 5th
Gordon Lord Byron 4th Flight Risk 8th
Dutch Connection 6th Peace Envoy 9th
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP €4.09
Tote Win €2.80 (9)
Tote Place €1.02 (9) , €4.40 (5) , €2.30 (6)
Tote Exacta €60.50 (9, 5)
Tote Trifecta €273.30 (9, 5, 6)
CSF €60.47 (9, 5)