Sport : Horse Racing

Report

  • 15:50 Anne Brewster Memorial Loughbrown Stakes 7f

  • Weighed In - (Class 1), €40,000 added, 3yo, 7 runners
  • Winner €26,000 2nd €7,600 3rd €3,600 4th €1,200
  • Going: Yielding (Round Course: Good to Yielding) Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 31.04s
  • Off time: 15:56:49
Pos Horse Odds
1st Requisition (IRE) 7/2
2nd Coolnagree (IRE) 12/1

REQUISITION WINS AS NEPHRITE FLOPS

22nd April 2012, 04:40pm

Requisition: Won at the Curragh

Requisition: Won at the Curragh

Requisition (7-2) made all to win the Anne Brewster Memorial Loughbrown Stakes at the Curragh.

Aidan O'Brien's Invincible Spirit colt was the lesser-fancied of the two Ballydoyle runners with Nephrite sent off the 4-9 favourite under Joseph O'Brien.

However, while travelling well for much of the contest, Nephrite's response was limited when asked to quicken inside the final furlong.

The front-running Requistion was a length-and-three-quarters ahead of runner-up Coolnagree (12-1) at the line, with Nephrite having to settled for third.

Ladbrokes went as short as 8-1 about Nephrite for the 2,000 Guineas pre-race, but have now doubled his odds to 16s with stablemate Camelot cut to evens favourite.

O'Brien senior said: "He progressed well from last year. He got a mile well in Galway when he won his maiden.

"Looking at him you wouldn't think he'd get a mile. He is a very straightforward horse to train."

Of Nephrite, the trainer said: "He won his maiden here over six furlongs and he wasn't sure to get a mile. He has lots of speed but he was just found out on the ground."

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