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16:40 Limerick

Soft

Irish Stallion Farms EBF Auction (Pro/Am) Flat Race (IRE Incentive Race)

  • Prize money: £7436.97
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 11 runners
  • Win time: 4m 8s
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Irish Stallion Farms EBF Auction (Pro/Am) Flat Race (IRE Incentive Race)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

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3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.70
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 3-

Last run: 280 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Lovely debut run in a four-year-old bumper at the Punchestown festival, the form of which has worked out well since; strong chance.

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3rd

5

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

15:05 Punchestown

Black Bamboo

11st 6lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: John Joseph Murphy

Sixth in big fields of staying handicappers at Leopardstown, Cheltenham, and Aintree on three last two outings; probably does not need to improve much on that solid form to give himself a fair chance of reaching the money at these weights

10/1

6th

14

13th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 149y

Class 1

13:20 Aintree

Black Bamboo

10st 10lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: John Joseph Murphy

Sixth in big fields at Leopardstown (3m, soft) and Cheltenham (2m5f, soft) on his last two outings, deserving extra credit considering late mistakes in the Coral Cup on latest; today's step back up in distance should suit and he's one to take seriously off an unchanged mark.

10/1

6th

24

13th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:50 Cheltenham

Black Bamboo

10st 9lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: John Joseph Murphy

Bumper winner who's won a 2m4f Cork maiden (last October) from seven hurdle races; hooded first time when he came from well off the pace for sixth of 22 to Maxxum at Leopardstown (upped to 3m, soft) on latest outing; hood left off today; could still be capable of better.

25/1

66/1

  • Place: £14.90

Form: P

Last run: 68 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Sent off 50-1 when pulled up on debut at Thurles; unlikely.

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11th

23

14th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 213y

Class 1

14:10 Cheltenham

Alpesh Amin

10st 4lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: E McNamara

Only two attempts at 3m, splitting Gabbys Cross and Popova when third in the Punchestown qualifier (soft) in November on second occasion; big runs over 2m4f on heavy in his two starts since, winning very smoothly when switched to waiting tactics at Gowran Park last time; that gives hope.

28/1

1st

4

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 20y

14:52 Gowran Park

Alpesh Amin

11st 8lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

held up in rear, mistake 7th

13/2

2nd

3

27th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:37 Limerick

Alpesh Amin

12st 0lb

J: Miss S Doyle

T: E McNamara

Won a maiden and a handicap at this track last season from 2m3f-2m5f; fine efforts in two competitive handicaps since returning from a break though didn't jump well at Punchestown last time; chance off the same mark at a track where he goes well.

11/2

12/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 00-082

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Showed nothing in four starts but put that form behind when second in a heavy ground bumper at Limerick over Christmas; obviously stays well.

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3rd

1

8th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:22 Fairyhouse

Memories Never Die

11st 13lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

Runner-up in a couple of bumpers, including on deep ground at Limerick last Christmas; nothing in three maidens over hurdles but obviously has ability; handicap bow.

10/1

9th

5

21st Sep 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Listowel

Memories Never Die

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

didn't jump with fluency, held up in rear, pushed along briefly after 4th, nudged along and some headway after 3 out, kept on

25/1

8th

7

2nd Sep 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

19:30 Kilbeggan

Memories Never Die

12st 0lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

midfield, prominent after 6f, pushed along when briefly disputed lead over 2f out, soon ridden and weakened

9/2

Form: 2

Last run: 121 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Well-backed on debut at Tipperary in October when she found just one too good; out of a Grade 3-winning mare; has joined the champion trainer and should be hard to beat.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

8

12th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 180y

15:55 Killarney

Saylavee

11st 7lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Two wins in bumpers, including at this venue; won 2m3f Listed mares' novice hurdle at Punchestown in December 2022; has usually run in good company, twice second to Hispanic Moon in small-field Punchestown races in the season just ended; creditable third in a handicap at Ayr last time; should be much too good for these rivals if jumping adequately.

4/9

3rd

1

20th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 2

15:00 Ayr

Saylavee

12st 0lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Won Listed mares' novice at Punchestown (2m3f, yielding) in December 2022 and second of four in mares' Grade 3 at Punchestown (2m4f, heavy) last time, behind an easy winner who went on to be third at Cheltenham; she's not obviously well treated and has something to prove at this new trip, but she's with a top Irish trainer (one of three for yard) and is not ruled out.

6/1

Form: 3-6

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Out-ran 66-1 odds when placed in a Clonmel bumper on debut and ran to a similar level at Limerick; place chance.

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10

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 159y

17:10 Thurles

Power Hour

10st 5lb

J: Niall Moore

T: M A Gunn

didn't always jump with fluency, led, headed and pressed leader after 2nd

6/1

4th

3

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 166y

16:10 Punchestown

Power Hour

11st 13lb

J: Jake Coen

T: M A Gunn

Placed in maiden hurdles last April/May; distant fourth behind a subsequent Grade 1 winner at Clonmel on his first run after a break; made a satisfactory start in handicaps when fourth in a 21-runner contest at Leopardstown; could feature now.

8/1

4th

19

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Power Hour

11st 7lb

J: Jake Coen

T: M A Gunn

midfield

16/1

Form: 3

Last run: 58 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

No match for Sandor Clegane but she finished ahead of a subsequent winner when third on bumper debut at Punchestown; interesting.

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7

21st Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 36y

16:15 Clonmel

Grace Shelby

11st 5lb

J: Mr W T Cronin

T: William Cronin

Moderate form including tailed off last of 8 on recent chase debut here; easily discounted.

50/1

8th

4

2nd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:05 Clonmel

Grace Shelby

11st 7lb

J: Mr W T Cronin

T: William Cronin

Showed some promise in bumpers but nothing in three maiden hurdles; safe to rule out.

66/1

15

16th Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:20 Punchestown

Grace Shelby

10st 13lb

J: Mr W T Cronin

T: William Cronin

Showed ability in bumpers but nothing in three maiden hurdles; hard to fancy.

66/1

Form: 5

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Not disgraced but beaten 24l into fifth on bumper debut at Punchestown; more needed.

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3rd

3

19th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 1f 0y

17:15 Gowran Park

Covermeinsunshine

11st 11lb

J: Mr D N Nevin

T: Mark John Scallan

Well held in two bumpers so far and hard to see her making an impact here.

100/1

7th

9

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:40 Limerick

Covermeinsunshine

11st 3lb

J: Mr D N Nevin

T: Mark John Scallan

Not disgraced but beaten 24l into fifth on bumper debut at Punchestown; more needed.

50/1

5th

4

17th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:05 Punchestown

Covermeinsunshine

11st 11lb

J: Mr D N Nevin

T: Mark John Scallan

Rookie trainer; 5,500Euros 3yo half-sister to winners Ask Dillon (very useful hurdler), Dushy Valley (chaser) and Miracle House (hurdler).

33/1

Form: 0-0

Last run: 58 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Thought highly enough of to run in the Land Rover bumper on debut last spring; well held in an auction bumper latest.

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6th

4

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 47y

Class 4

13:30 Perth

Laffite

11st 1lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Gordon Elliott

6

20th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

13:50 Perth

Laffite

11st 6lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Gordon Elliott

2nd

6

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:45 Wexford

Laffite

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Struggled in a trio of bumpers, beaten a long way out when eighth of 11 at Limerick last time; may do better at some stage.

4/1

Form: 5

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Ran with credit despite not getting competitive on debut at Leopardstown; this looks easier and Derek O'Connor retains the faith.

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1st

5

21st Apr 2023

Good

2m 2f 111y

Class 5

17:35 Exeter

Any Biscuits

11st 9lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

Tongue-tie added and was having his first run beyond 2m over hurdles when a well-backed winner at Market Rasen (2m2f, soft); 5lb rise is fair.

4/1

1st

5

12th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 2f 140y

Class 5

14:05 Market Rasen

Any Biscuits

11st 2lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

Ex-Irish maiden who failed to build upon low-key stable debut when soundly beaten on handicap debut at Plumpton (2m, good to soft) in January; moves up in trip and has tongue-tie fitted here; not written off just yet.

8/1

9th

4

30th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

16:24 Plumpton

Any Biscuits

11st 7lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

Ex-Irish maiden; made low-key stable debut in Huntingdon novice this month but no surprise if he gets much more competitive now switched to a low-grade handicap and with that outing under his belt.

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Cheaply bought store; best watched on debut.

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9th

9

18th Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Listowel

Killoughteen

11st 7lb

J: Mr A D Bustin

T: C Byrnes

soon midfield, headway on far side of group 3 out, in touch with leaders when ridden but no extra after 3 out, weakened 2 out

12/1

1st

7

3rd Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:55 Wexford

Killoughteen

10st 13lb

J: Mr A D Bustin

T: C Byrnes

took keen hold, prominent, not fluent 2nd, led before 2 out, pushed along after 2 out, faced challenge when not fluent last, pushed out

3/1

3rd

6

22nd Aug 2022

Good

2m 6f 14y

17:30 Ballinrobe

Killoughteen

10st 13lb

J: Mr A D Bustin

T: C Byrnes

didn't jump with fluency, pushed along briefly, in rear, mistake 6th, headway 2 out, soon pressed leaders when ridden, went third but no extra run-in, no match for first two

4/1

Form: 20-5

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Showed initial promise when second in a Clonmel maiden hurdle on debut; hasn't reproduced that in a bumper and maiden hurdle since.

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2nd

1

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:55 Limerick

Malinas Glory

12st 0lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: A M O’Grady

took keen hold, jumped left on occasions, pressed leader, briefly led 1st, briefly led 3rd, disputed lead from 6th

13/2

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Exacta €3211.00
Straight Forecast €3380.10
Trifecta €32715.00

Selections

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