Boher Paddy shines at Nottingham race track after being declared as the fastest qualifier in the Betfred Eclipse
The meeting of Friday staged three semi-final rounds of the Betfred Eclipse, on the dirt track of Nottingham. Trainer C Lister’s hound, Boher Paddy not only fortified his possession for the £150 purse, but the fastest time of the night as well.
Placed in the first round of Grade OR chase in urge to be the first one to cover the trip of 500 meters, the black dog astonished every one with his out class courageous chase.
C Lister’s three-year-old dog cracked out through trap 1 to initialise his chase. Wearing red and white jacket, Boher Paddy’s path got clogged by trainer H William’s trap 3 racer, Tudor Prince.
After facing obstruction during the first two bends, the dog very intelligently took a length advantage while moving toward the inside of the track and soon accomplished in taking over the lead.
Boher Paddy dashed himself through the track and took control over the entire lot from the second bend and kept Tudor Prince at bay by 1 ¾ lengths, in 29.85 seconds.
Besides the fastest qualifier, the winner of the second round of the 500 meter chase, was trainer K Macari’s Mill Bling Bling.
Trainer K Macari after sending his champ with the justified odds of 7-4 F, kept his fingers crossed due to Mark My Words’s threatening performance.
Trainer P Sallis’s trap 5 racer, suddenly obstructed Mill Bling Bling’s pace as he commenced his chase.
The trap 3 racer tremendously handled the tough situation by greasing his elbows and battled his way out to acquire the desired position.
During the first bend, K Macari’s hound succeeded in placing himself at the lead and sustained at the precious post until he crossed the finish line.
In total 30.14 seconds, the hound victoriously vanquished trainer P Sallis’s Mark My words by 1 ¼ length in a speedy 30.14 seconds.
The last show of the event placed trainer D Childs’s Ballymac William in the lime light.
The trap 6 racer was a 5-1 shocking winner of the Betfred Eclipse-Semi-final.
As the fawn dog cracked out through his trap, trap 6 the trap 1 racer Droopys Winston deliberately obstructed his chase, who later on got disqualified for his inappropriate behaviour.
The three-year-old Ballymac William did not take the situation in over his head and daringly found some ground to make his run from the inside of the track.
Trainer D Childs’s champ took 30.37 seconds to confirm his trap for the final combat.
The three qualifiers of the Betfred Eclipse have secured their traps for the last and final pursuit which will be of £8,000 over 500 meters race track.