Day One Race Seven

20:40 McGettigan's Flat Race 2018

Gordon Elliott's Boris Grishenko will be one of the leading fancies for the McGettigan's Flat Race, which is the final race on day one of the Galway Festival, but the likes of Chess Grand Master and Poet Power are a brace of lively rivals in what should be a race that can throw up a decent winner to watch over timber in the future.

20:40 McGettigan's Flat Race (2m)
1. Poet Power - Mr P Mullins - W Mullins - 6/1
2. Chess Grand Master - Mr T Hamilton (5) - J O'Brien - 7/2
3. Cool Robin - Mr R Deegan (7) - P Fahy - 16/1
16 Ran

2018 Odds

Awaiting Odds.........

2017 Racecard

No.RunnerDetailsOdds
1
Cool Robin
Cool Robin (IRE)
Mr R Deegan
P Fahy
5 yrs / 168 lbs
60-

Soundly beaten on his only two runs over hurdles for his former trainer, faces stiff task

2
Dayna Moss
Dayna Moss (IRE)
Ms K Walsh
P Fahey
5 yrs / 168 lbs
4-

Not a bad effort at 33-1 when fourth on debut at Fairyhouse in April, open to improvement

3
Lough Navar
Lough Navar
Miss M O'Sullivan
E O'Sullivan
5 yrs / 168 lbs
P-

Pulled-up in a point-to-point on his only outing, makes little appeal in tongue-tie now

4
Mount Guista
Mount Guista
Ms L O'Neill
G Elliott
5 yrs / 168 lbs

Mount Nelson with Flat pedigree from top stable with very capable 5lb claimer aboard

5
Trump Sixteen
Trump Sixteen (IRE)
Mr L McGuinness
S Mahon
5 yrs / 168 lbs
6-65

Unplaced on first three starts but has shown ability, stable's runners here are respected

6
Tungsten Kid
Tungsten Kid (IRE)
Mr Paul J O'Neill
J Brassil
5 yrs / 168 lbs
0

66-1 when last of ten on recent introduction in a maiden hurdle, can be safely ruled out.

7
Analytical Mindset
Analytical Mindset (IRE)
Mr D O'Connor
R McNamara
4 yrs / 162 lbs
3

Top amateur sticks with this gelding whom he rode for promising third on debut at Cork

8
Boris Grishenko
Boris Grishenko (IRE)
Mr J J Codd
G Elliott
4 yrs / 162 lbs

Of obvious interest for top trainer/rider combination, half-brother to the useful Tetlami

9
Chess Grand Master
Chess Grand Master
Mr T Hamilton
J P O'Brien
4 yrs / 162 lbs
2

Made a bright start to his career when chasing home a well-fancied stablemate at Killarney

10
Diamond Getaway
Diamond Getaway (IRE)
Mr B O'Neill
D Hogan
4 yrs / 162 lbs
8

Stable is in great form but this one needs to show major improvement from a hurdles run

11
Distribution
Distribution
Mr Finian Maguire
D Weld
4 yrs / 162 lbs

Venue's top trainer has won this three times in the last 12 years, though not since 2010

12
Dryennais
Dryennais (FR)
Mr D Lavery
A Mullins
4 yrs / 162 lbs
5

Last of five on debut at Downpatrick. really up against it in a bumper of this standard

13
Epsilon Indi
Epsilon Indi (IRE)
Mr K Brogan
R McNamara
4 yrs / 162 lbs

Second-string here for trainer of Analytical Mindset, hooded for debut

14
Kosovo
Kosovo (USA)
Mr J C Barry
S Mahon
4 yrs / 162 lbs
05-54

Hard to fancy, locally-based trainer appears to have better chance with Trump Sixteen

15
Zero Ten
Zero Ten (IRE)
Mr R P Quinlan
J Hanlon
4 yrs / 162 lbs
P7-1

Won a maiden point at Inchdoney in May on his third start, difficult task in first bumper

16
Poet Power
Poet Power (IRE)
Mr P W Mullins
W Mullins
5 yrs / 161 lbs

Yeats mare, champion trainer won this with the richly talented Wicklow Brave in 2013.

2016 Result

20:20 McGettigan's Flat Race (2m)
1. Electric Concorde - Mr F Maguire (5) - J Culloty 8/1
2. Robin Des Foret - Mr P Mullins - W Mullins 4/1
3. Mindsmadeup - Mr D O'Connor - P Gilligan 20/1
14 Ran

2015 Result

20:20 McGettigan's Flat Race (2m)
1. Kalopsia - A O'Brien - S O'Brien 2/1 Fav
2. Mighty Concorde - D O'Connor - J Culloty 7/2
3. Matchaway - J Codd - T Mullins 4/1
11 Ran

2014 Result

20:15 Colm Quinn BMW Flat Race (2m)
1. Princely Conn - Mr D Mullins (7) - T Mullins 7/1
2. Call Vinnie - Mr R McNamara - D Weld 5/4 Fav
3. Old Storm - Mr P Mullins - S Hanlon 7/1
14 Ran

2013 Result

20:15 Pillo Hotel Galway Flat Race (2m)
1. Wicklow Brave - Mr P Mullins - W Mullins 7/2
2. Marty's Magic - Mr R McNamara - D Weld 5/4 Fav
3. Top Ofthe Ra - Mr D Mullins (7) - T Mullins 20/1
20 Ran