Galway results 2010 day 5
We had another long evening in Galway packed full of top class racing and there was a great atmosphere at the course for the evening race. The big race of the night was the Guinness Handicap and it was won by Rajik who made a late run down the outside to claim the win.
Fifth Day Race Results
17:10 Guinness (q.r.) Handicap Hurdle (88-109) (2m 2f) 1.Kalellshan - Mr J Carroll - C Byrnes - 11/4f 2.Turner Brown - Ms K Walsh - M O'Hare - 6/2 3.Mannin Beach - Miss N Carberry - C Swan - 10/1 4.Credit Box - Mr A Keane - M Keane - 20/1 18 ran
Kalellshan picked up his second win of the week in Galway as he made all and in truth was the class horse of the race, Turner Brown ran well for second but was never close to winning.
17:40 Guinness 17:59 E.b.f. Auction Maiden (7f) 1.When Not Iff - K Prendergast - 5/2f 2.Manacor - P Smullen - D Weld - 4/1 3.Hold The Aces - S Levey - JJ Murphy - 9/1 9 ran
Another win for the punters as When Not Iff made all to win the second race of the night ahead of the Dermot Weld trained Manacor and Hold The Aces.
18:15 Guinness Galway Blazers Handicap Chase (0-130) (2m 6f) 1.Wins Now - N Madden - N Madden - 20/1 2.King Ali - Mr A Kelly - P Kelly - 7/1 3.Truckers Delight - J Cullen - JJ Hanlon - 5/1f 4.Ah Ya Boy Ya - A Crowe - C Roche - 11/2 19 ran
Wins Now got up with a late run on the inside with the top three very close together, King Ali came in second after a good run ahead of Truckers Delight who went off as favourite.
18:50 Guinness Handicap (1m 4f) 1.Rajik - J O'Brien - C Swan - 14/1 2.Scandal Sheet - K Manning - J Bolger - 20/1 3.Natural High - P Smullen - D Weld - 13/8f 4.Gimli's Rock - K Latham - Mrs J Harrington - 7/1 18 ran
Rajik gave a late run down the outside to win well for Joseph O'Brien who continued to have a great Galway 2010, Scandal Sheet ran well for the second while Natural High was back in third.
19:25 Galway Publican's E.b.f. Maiden (1m 4f) 1.Raffaello Santi - P Smullen - D weld - 9/4f 2.Battleoftrafalgar - J O'Brien - A O'Brien - 3/1 3.Sailors Warn - W lee - T Doyle - 9/2 9 ran
The 10th winner of the Galwya Festival for Dermot Weld and once again it was Pat smullen on board as Raffaello Santi came past a game Battleoftrafalgar in a tight finish.
19:55 Arthur Guinness Handicap (50-70) (1m 100y) 1.Days Ahead - J Heffernan - E Doyle - 8/1 2.Elusive Art - C O'Donogue - D Marnane - 7/1 3.Push Me - P Townend - J Quinn - 20/1 4.Ebony Cat - K Latham - B Galvin - 25/1 18 ran
Days Ahead was highly impressive in this win as he came past Elusive Art and Push Me in some style on the penultimate race of the evening.
20:25 Guinness Race (1m 6f) 1.Pop Rock - F Berry - T Kodama - 9/2 2.Caesar's Song - C Hayes - P O'Brady - 9/2 3.End Of The Affair - P Smullen - V Ward - 6/1 11 ran
Pop Rock out stayed his rivals in the last race of the day for his Japanese trainer, ahead of Caesar's Song and End Of The Affair who also ran well.