Galway results 2010 day 3

The third day of any Galway Festival is always exciting and 2010 was no different with the Galway Plate taking centre stage, it was an excellent race and it was AP McCoy who claimed the win on board Finger Onthe Pulse. Dermot Weld missed out on the big race but he continued his stunning week with another three victories on the day.

Third Day Race Results

15:00 Tote Placepot Races 1 To 6 Novice Hurdle (2m) 1.Ballyadam Brook - P Townend - T O'Brien - 2/1JF 2.Final Day - P Carberry - G Elliott - 2/1JF 7 ran

Ballyadam Brook went clear in the final furlong and looked the class horse of the race in the first race of the day at Galway, Final Day never looked that comfortable but stayed on well to claim the second place.

15:35 Tote Telebet 1850 238 669 Handicap Hurdle (81-123) (2m 4f) 1.Novel Investment - T Doyle - J Brassil - 10/1 2.Mr Bones - K Woods - J Coogan - 13/2f 3.Dashing Ruby - M Darcy - P Flynn - 10/1 4.Miss Pepperpot - M Walsh - F Flood - 20/1 19 ran

Novel Investment was always travelling well and when he hit the front there was only ever going to be one winner,Mr Bones ran well but never looked like winning to finish second.

16:10 Tote Jackpot Races 3 To 6 Handicap Hurdle (88-130) (3m) 1.Hoopy - P Carberry - G Elliott - 8/1 2.King Of Redfield - J Levins - JJ Hanlon - 7/1 3.Sunwake - A Lynch - P Gilligan - 9/1 4.Duroob - P Mangan - P O'Brady - 9/1 20 ran

Hoopy got up to give Gordon Elliott his first Galway Festival winner from the fast finishing King Of Redfield who just failed to catch the winner.

16:45 (q.r.) Maiden (1m 4f) 1.Endless Intrigue - Mr R McNamara - D Weld - 11/8f 2.Pozyc - Mr P Mullins - W Mullins - 5/2 3.Stoned Immaculate - Mr P Harty - E Harty - 66/1 17 ran

Dermot Weld picked up his first win of the day with the impressive Endless Intrigue streaking clear of Pazyc to claim this Maiden.

17:25 Galway Plate (handicap Chase) (grade A) (2m 6f) 1.Finger Onthe Pulse - AP McCoy - T Taafe - 22/1 2.Themoonandsixpence - P Townend - W Mullins - 7/1 3.Majestic Concorde - D Russell - D Weld - 3/1f 4.The Fonze - J Barry - E Doyle - 33/1 22 Ran

The big race of the day was an absolute classic renewal with AP McCoy on board Finger Onthe Pulse making all and staying on to claim the win, he held off a charge from Themoonandsixpence with the favourite back in third.

18:00 Tote Trifecta Handicap (50-70) (1m 100y) 1.Rock Critic - P Smullen - D Weld - 7/2f 2.Quench The Flame - B Curtis - T Hogan - 10/1 3.All In Clover - S Foley - D Marnane - 7/1 4.Dinah Doll - P Fahy - 20/1 17 ran

In all truth it turned into a one horse race as Rock Critic hit the front coming onto the home straight and never looked back, another Weld horse claimed the win to leave the others fighting for the places.

18:35 Handicap (60-95) (1m 100y) 1.New Magic - F Berry - Mrs J Harrington - 4/1 2f 2.Flameoftheforest - W Lee - C Swan - 7/1 3.Snap Alam - P SMullen - Ms J Morgan - 6/1 10 ran

New Magic hit the front in the home straight for Fran Berry and he managed to hold on from a fast finishing Flameoftheforest and Snap Alam who came home in third.

19:10 Tote Return All Profits To Racing Maiden (1m 100y) 1.Unaccompanied - P SMullen - D Weld - 13/8 2.Barrow Island - G Carroll - M Halford - 7/4 3.Teak - S Foley - D Marnane - 33/1 10 ran

The card was rounded off for the day with another Dermot Weld winner in Unaccompanied, Barrow Island stayed on well for second but there was no catching the winner.

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