Peregrine continues his good Run

Wednesday, Jun 12 2019

Peregrine Run brought up his hat-trick in convincing fashion in the Odds Boost Your Bets On The Ladbrokes App Chase at Punchestown.

The 9-10 favourite tracked main market rival Jett in the three-runner contest and closed off the home bend.

Jett came under pressure before the second last and the strong-travelling Peregrine Run powered past him upon touching down.

He readily asserted and came in by an eased-down eight lengths under Kevin Sexton.

Trainer Peter Fahey said: “There is a conditions hurdle in a few weeks’ time that he could go for. I doubt if he’ll go for a Galway Plate with a mark of 157. If Listowel came up quick he could go there for the Kerry National.

“There is a handicap hurdle at Galway that he might go for as he’s got a mark of 139.”

Stacks Mountain needed every yard of the three-mile trip in the Bet Now With The Ladbrokes App Handicap Hurdle to give Davy Russell a double.

The 4-1 favourite outbattled The Red Menace in the closing stages to land the spoils for Henry de Bromhead by a head.

Joseph O’Brien’s Ash Hill (9-4) was a ready winner of the Download The Ladbrokes App Maiden Hurdle on his jumping debut with Russell guiding him home by seven and a half lengths.

Gordon Elliott also sealed a double as Gun Merchant (11-4 joint favourite) finished well in the final furlong of the bumper to come home two and a half lengths clear with Lisa O’Neill in the saddle.

Count Simon made a successful transition to fences in the Bet In-Play With The Ladbrokes App Beginners Chase as he also brought up a hat-trick of victories.

The 15-8 favourite found plenty for pressure at the business end to score by four and a quarter lengths for Elliott and Jack Kennedy.

Reach Up and Liam Quinlan collared clear leader Thecraicisninety on the run-in of the Download And Bet With The Ladbrokes App Handicap Chase to win by three-parts of a length at 7-2.

“He’s a grand horse and his ultimate aim is to go for the race in Listowel (Kerry Group Handicap Chase) that Kylecrue won three times,” handler John Ryan said.

Penny Out (5-2) stretched clear after the last under Mikey Hamill to win the 20-runner Ladbrokes Mares Maiden Hurdle by five and a half lengths for John Kiely.

Hamill said: “I was based in the UK for about seven years. I just got sick of the driving and thought I’d give Ireland one chance and see what happens.”

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