January 29 / 13.05 Fairyhouse

13.05 Fairyhouse

Good To Yielding

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  • Prize money: £5453.78
  • 3m 1f 110y
  • 16 runners
  • Win time: 6m 53s
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Runners: 16 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.70
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 8-7001 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Left behind ordinary form to land handicap hurdle here four weeks ago off mark of 89, raised 9lb for that success; still gets to compete off chasing mark of 89 now, though, and should be bang there again.
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8

16th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 88y

15:40 Fairyhouse

Where’s Frankie

10st 6lb

J: Miss E A Lalor

T: Karl Thornton

4th

10

3rd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 110y

14:55 Fairyhouse

Where’s Frankie

11st 1lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Karl Thornton

1st

11

26th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 7f 70y

15:43 Fairyhouse

Where’s Frankie

11st 3lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Karl Thornton

Struggling for form prior to winning here last month and even more impressive when bolting up over fences since; 9lb higher mark to contend with but clearly going the right way at present; different ground this time.

5/1

7/1

  • Place: £3.80

Form: 332-67 BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Attracted good market support ahead of latest effort at Cork when safely held but not helped by mistake at second last; chance if bringing his 'A' game as unexposed type over fences.
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13th

14

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

15:45 Leopardstown

Exciting Oscar

11st 2lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Denis Ahern

Disappointing when failing to jump fluently and returning with mild heat stress 11 days ago at Thurles in handicap chase; may appreciate reverting to hurdles but others more appealing.

12/1

12th

8

24th Feb 2022

Soft

3m 0f 219y

15:05 Thurles

Exciting Oscar

11st 11lb

J: Mr E P O’Brien

T: Denis Ahern

Bumped into a well-handicapped winner at Fairyhouse last month and a reproduction of that would give him a big chance here.

4/1

2nd

8

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 110y

13:05 Fairyhouse

Exciting Oscar

11st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Denis Ahern

Attracted good market support ahead of latest effort at Cork when safely held but not helped by mistake at second last; chance if bringing his 'A' game as unexposed type over fences.

7/1

9/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 040064 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Encouragement to be taken from latest effort considering 2m trip would have been on the sharp side; much longer distance now and may prefer slightly shorter but needs respecting.
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10th

8

24th Mar 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:25 Cork

It Could Be You

11st 2lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

Hasn't looked quite as effective over fences as hurdles this term and fell on return to this sphere at Naas last month; would need to be at his very best to defy this mark.

14/1

14

13th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 3f 0y

14:55 Naas

It Could Be You

10st 9lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Mullins

Bumper winner with 1-16 record over hurdles; last four races have been over fences; in fair form now, in marked contrast to what he showed over hurdles in the first half of the season.

10/1

3rd

6

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:15 Clonmel

It Could Be You

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

Bumper winner with 1-16 record over hurdles; capable of winning a race over fences judged on races at Fairyhouse over contrasting distances; 3 1/4l behind today's rival Whiskeywealth over 2m on the first occasion.

12/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: P-9811 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Arrives here seeking a fifth win in succession after two wins between the flags and two in handicap chases; delivered beautifully by today's rider when scoring here a fortnight ago; up 6lb here and rider not claiming 3lb as he did then but clearly in good heart.
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5th

9

11th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 110y

16:05 Downpatrick

School Lane

10st 10lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: Liam Lennon

chased leaders, hampered 1st, left in second 4 out, pushed along when lost second 3 out, ridden and weakened 2 out

9/2

1st

5

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 7f 110y

19:20 Downpatrick

School Lane

11st 5lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: Liam Lennon

9/2

Form: P-P90P D

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Well treated on old form but most recent showings have been disappointing; blinkers need to work the oracle.
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6th

4

6th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 110y

19:50 Downpatrick

Arverne

11st 9lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

7

24th Feb 2022

Soft

3m 0f 219y

15:05 Thurles

Arverne

11st 11lb

J: Mr J Dunne

T: Gavin Cromwell

Well treated on old form Well-treated on his old form but hasn't convinced with his jumping at times; career-low mark.

8/1

5th

4

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 110y

13:05 Fairyhouse

Arverne

11st 7lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

Well treated on old form but most recent showings have been disappointing; blinkers need to work the oracle.

20/1

50/1

Form: 57F7P5

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Rules form doesn't look strong enough to make him a serious player here; rider's claim takes him down to handy weight.
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6th

10

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 110y

13:05 Fairyhouse

Thehairyfella

10st 11lb

J: Neil Ryan

T: D J Barry

Rules form doesn't look strong enough to make him a serious player here; rider's claim takes him down to handy weight.

50/1

5th

11

16th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 7f 0y

15:50 Punchestown

Thehairyfella

10st 7lb

J: Mr N McParlan

T: D J Barry

Not disgraced behind Glenquin Castle here last month but no chance from 15lb out of the handicap.

66/1

10

19th Dec 2021

Good

3m 0f 182y

12:40 Thurles

Thehairyfella

11st 0lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: D J Barry

Runner-up in a point in May but seems on a tough mark on what he's achieved under Rules since; needs to step up on his recent distant seventh at Punchestown; 2lb lower.

18/1

Form: P68459

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Handicapper giving her a chance after failing to hit the frame in six starts since Punchestown win last May; needs to show more.
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7th

7

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 110y

13:05 Fairyhouse

Sizing Malbay

11st 5lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: Brian M McMahon

Handicapper giving her a chance after failing to hit the frame in six starts since Punchestown win last May; needs to show more.

16/1

13

31st Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 7f 40y

12:15 Punchestown

Sizing Malbay

10st 1lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Brian M McMahon

Course winner over 2m4f in May; has failed to reach the first three since then; not one of her better efforts at Navan before Christmas; others preferred on that basis.

16/1

9th

3

18th Dec 2021

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Navan

Sizing Malbay

11st 8lb

J: Mr E Mahon

T: Brian M McMahon

Difficult to fancy after last couple of efforts but could have an each-way squeak in race of this quality if back to form of her Punchestown win on second start for this trainer in May.

16/1

Form: 802424

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Narrowly denied at Thurles two starts ago before failing to quite back that up when well-held fourth at Tramore four weeks ago; don't discount if back to his best.
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3rd

7

5th Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 200y

16:55 Kilbeggan

Presenting Point

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Eoghan O’Grady

prominent, soon went second, lost second 3 out, ridden after 2 out, no chance approaching last, kept on

7/2

2nd

4

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Presenting Point

11st 9lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Better chaser, winning twice this year before pulling up latest; hurdling record is poor but is theoretically chucked in; can lead.

5/1

15

16th May 2022

Good

3m 2f 0y

19:30 Killarney

Presenting Point

10st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Eoghan O’Grady

8/1

Form: 260070

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 12lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict
11yo's recent form not the strongest and others make more appeal.
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4

19th May 2022

Good

3m 3f 123y

Class 4

15:40 Market Rasen

Yaiza

11st 9lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Unplaced all seven starts since switching to current stable last autumn but ran well for a long way and was only beaten about 4l when last of four at Kelso (3m4f, good) a fortnight ago; enters calculations.

7/1

4th

2

4th May 2022

Good

3m 3f 189y

Class 4

15:20 Kelso

Yaiza

11st 5lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: John Joseph Hanlon

5th

20

30th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 0y

18:35 Punchestown

Yaiza

12st 0lb

J: Cliona Costello

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Has looked regressive over jumps in recent times and career best was at 3m; tongue-tie on.

OUR TIP

Form: 609423

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
Unsure if trip is ideal but comes here on the back of two solid efforts in defeat over hurdles and fences; rider's claim a help; player.
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4th

3

7th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:45 Cork

Ballyadam Destiny

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

In good form of late, gaining second hurdles win at Thurles over 3m, despite mistakes at the final two flights; solid run off revised mark at Limerick but beaten a long way into third at this venue on latest, heavy ground probably not ideal; holding his form well and one to consider.

9/1

3rd

4

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Ballyadam Destiny

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

In good form of late, gaining second hurdles win at Thurles last month over this trip, despite mistakes at the final two flights; solid run off revised mark at Limerick when third behind two market leaders; should run his race but others possibly better handicapped now.

12/1

3rd

5

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

15:38 Limerick

Ballyadam Destiny

11st 8lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Form: 32231F

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Wasn't winning out of turn when striking at Tramore two starts ago in ordinary beginners' chase; fell at the sixth when sent off 5-1 for Leopardstown handicap chase over Christmas; could well bounce back if that hasn't had any negative impact on her confidence; trip a bit of an unknown but chance that it may eke out improvement.
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3rd

11

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:30 Roscommon

Shes Some Doll

10st 10lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield, headway and chased leaders 3 out, ridden and chased clear leader approaching last, no extra and lost second towards finish

8/1

7th

6

4th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 50y

15:35 Tramore

Shes Some Doll

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

prominent, bad mistake 4th, went second 7th, clear with one other 12th, led 4 out, mistake 3 out, pushed along and headed before 2 out, soon weakened

5/1

3rd

7

15th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:00 Killarney

Shes Some Doll

11st 4lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

Form: 331F03 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 10lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Course winner over fences in November; didn't run badly when third in 2m4f handicap hurdle here a fortnight ago and this step up in trip should be suitable; visor tried for the first time; each-way claims.
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16th

10

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 179y

20:00 Roscommon

Laughing Trix

11st 4lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

prominent, dropped to midfield halfway, pushed along and detached in rear 5 out, eased before 2 out

16/1

11

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 110y

13:05 Fairyhouse

Laughing Trix

10st 10lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Course winner over fences in November; didn't run badly when third in 2m4f handicap hurdle here a fortnight ago and this step up in trip should be suitable; visor tried for the first time; each-way claims.

9/1

3rd

9

15th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:42 Fairyhouse

Laughing Trix

11st 7lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Dual winner, most recently in a 3m handicap chase here in November; failed to match that at Thurles last time; has won a handicap hurdle and runs here off a 6lb lower hurdles mark; respected.

10/1

Form: 0P2460 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 8lb

14 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Often saves his best for here and will probably appreciate returning to fences after below-par hurdles effort at this venue four weeks ago; still, he's just turned 14 and is vulnerable to an improver.
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10

16th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 88y

15:40 Fairyhouse

Vodka Society

10st 0lb

J: Katie Reddington

T: David Peter Dunne

15

3rd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 110y

14:55 Fairyhouse

Vodka Society

10st 0lb

J: Jonathan Moore

T: David Peter Dunne

Reserve; 14yo better here than anywhere else but hard to fancy on recent form unless cheekpieces spark a revival.

12

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 110y

13:05 Fairyhouse

Vodka Society

10st 8lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: David Peter Dunne

Often saves his best for here and will probably appreciate returning to fences after below-par hurdles effort at this venue four weeks ago; still, he's just turned 14 and is vulnerable to an improver.

25/1

Form: 8066

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Had more behind than in front last week at Navan but still beaten 20l on that occasion; blinkers tried; more required.
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1st

3

30th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 207y

Class 5

14:10 Perth

Glen Ava

11st 10lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Iain Jardine

made virtually all, pushed along before 2 out, 3 lengths ahead approaching last, went clear run-in, readily

11/2

1st

5

5th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 207y

Class 4

17:02 Perth

Glen Ava

10st 12lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Iain Jardine

soon led, raced freely, 3 lengths ahead home turn, reduced lead before 2 out, mistake 2 out, soon headed, ridden approaching last, rallied run-in, led again inside final 110yds, all out

10/1

4th

7

11th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

17:40 Perth

Glen Ava

10st 11lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Iain Jardine

Form: 70674P

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Not without a small each-way chance if back to something like his penultimate run but pulled up last week at Navan and needs the reapplied cheekpieces to spark improvement; 2lb out of handicap.
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8th

15

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 179y

20:00 Roscommon

Minella Away

10st 13lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Liam G O’Brien

prominent on inner, pushed along and lost position after 4 out, ridden from 3 out, no impression after 2 out

50/1

5th

11

15th Jun 2022

Good

3m 1f 70y

20:00 Wexford

Minella Away

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Liam G O’Brien

didn't jump with fluency, in rear, jumped slightly left 2nd, mistake 12th, headway before 4 out, midfield when ridden before 2 out, soon no extra, no impression when bad mistake and brought to standstill when pecked on landing last, never dangerous

50/1

Form: 15PP-8

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 12lb

14 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Entitled to come on from last week's return after break but 14yo now and 9lb out of the handicap; opposable.
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16

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 110y

13:05 Fairyhouse

Flynsini

9st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: P M Cloke

Entitled to come on from last week's return after break but 14yo now and 9lb out of the handicap; opposable.

50/1

8th

23

22nd Jan 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Navan

Flynsini

10st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: P M Cloke

C&D winner in January but pulled up last two runs back in March; hard to fancy.

33/1

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Exacta €391.00
Straight Forecast €263.00
Tricast €1404.00
Trifecta €3500.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Presenting Point

The Irish Sun:

Where's Frankie

RP Ratings (IRE):

It Could Be You

SPOTLIGHT:

Shes Some Doll

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