March 03 / 14.50 Clonmel

14.50 Clonmel

Heavy

Clonmel Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 2m 7f 0y
  • 17 runners
  • Win time: 6m 49s
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Clonmel Handicap Chase

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.40
  • Place: £2.70

Form: 555200

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 5lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Dual point winner; 0-13 under Rules; ran okay in a maiden hunters chase here in January but lesser efforts twice since and tailed off at Thurles last time.
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3rd

11

8th Jun 2022

Good

3m 1f 70y

17:30 Wexford

Three Loud Knocks

11st 1lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Brian Mortell

towards rear of midfield, headway from 3 out, pushed along and tracked leaders on outer 2 out, left in third last, kept on, no match for first two

9/1

7th

11

27th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 160y

19:40 Limerick

Three Loud Knocks

11st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brian Mortell

Off the mark at the 15th attempt with heavy ground success at Clonmel in March but tailed off twice since (La Touche Cup last time); this is more suitable but would seemingly prefer more testing ground.

25/1

12

30th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 0y

14:35 Punchestown

Three Loud Knocks

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Brian Mortell

Dual point winner; gained first win under Rules at Clonmel last month but tailed off since and plenty to find back in a cross country.

100/1

25/1

  • Place: £4.60

Form: 693F50

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 0lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Hasn't won since 2018 but was only beaten a head in this race two years ago; hasn't really shaped like a return to the winners' enclosure is near this term.
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10th

13

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 175y

19:00 Tramore

Lacken Bridge

10st 2lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Gordon Michael Doyle

2nd

14

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

14:50 Clonmel

Lacken Bridge

10st 0lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Gordon Michael Doyle

Hasn't won since 2018 but was only beaten a head in this race two years ago; hasn't really shaped like a return to the winners' enclosure is near this term.

25/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.20

Form: -P6371 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 8lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Kept on well despite a mistake at the last when winning over 2m4f here two weeks ago; up 5lb and steps up in trip but has been just as effective over 3m before and he gets his ground again.
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5th

3

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 175y

19:00 Tramore

Enduring Love

11st 9lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: S Curling

7

1st Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 100y

19:00 Wexford

Enduring Love

11st 3lb

J: Mr P A King

T: S Curling

Last year's runner-up comes here in good form, having won at Clonmel and finished a good third there on heavy; better ground no problem and seems sure to be thereabouts.

4/1

3rd

6

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

14:50 Clonmel

Enduring Love

11st 8lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: S Curling

Kept on well despite a mistake at the last when winning over 2m4f here two weeks ago; up 5lb and steps up in trip but has been just as effective over 3m before and he gets his ground again.

4/1

Form: 450288

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
20-race maiden; best form is over shorter trips than this and probably best watched on her chase debut here.
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9th

13

14th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

15:40 Wexford

Courting Vickie

10st 0lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

First reserve; arrives here on the back of career-best effort when winning at Clonmel last month, earning 6lb rise (also 2lb out of the handicap here); that form has been boosted since by the runner-up, who scored readily at Cork on Saturday; in better company so needs to keep progressing.

1st

13

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Courting Vickie

10st 13lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

No win in 21 hurdle starts but has a squeak on some of her better efforts, notably when runner-up at Punchestown in December; yard in form.

25/1

10th

13

3rd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:40 Fairyhouse

Courting Vickie

10st 0lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

Form: 178690

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; won a handicap hurdle at Sligo last summer but tailed off on her last four starts including her chase debut at Thurles in October; very tough mark.
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16

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

14:50 Clonmel

Citizen’s Army

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Second reserve; won a handicap hurdle at Sligo last summer but tailed off on her last four starts including her chase debut at Thurles in October; very tough mark.

12th

12

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

15:40 Clonmel

Citizen’s Army

11st 10lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Landed a handicap hurdle at Sligo in August; quite well beaten since then and the handicapper has been slow to drop her; others preferred.

25/1

9th

6

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:10 Limerick

Citizen’s Army

11st 6lb

J: Jordan Canavan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Has shown her best hurdles form at Sligo, the scene of her breakthrough win on yielding ground last August; faced a tough task over fences last time

14/1

Form: 30FP0P

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
First reserve; 0-12 and failed to complete in three of her last four starts; tough ask on chase debut and her best run came on good ground.
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15

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

14:50 Clonmel

Some Joke

11st 2lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: C Byrnes

First reserve; 0-12 and failed to complete in three of her last four starts; tough ask on chase debut and her best run came on good ground.

12

31st Jan 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 190y

16:20 Punchestown

Some Joke

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: W J O’Doherty

Appeared to lose her way after a fair third in a 3m handicap at Limerick last July; has had a break since tailed off in a mares' handicap at Thurles in October.

20/1

Form: 009446

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
0-18 but has shown a bit of promise in a couple of his four starts over fences; has shaped like this longer trip might suit at times and handles this ground; wears first-time visor.
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9th

13

6th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

19:20 Downpatrick

Highstreetfashion

10st 5lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Patrick Rooney

4th

12

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 175y

19:00 Tramore

Highstreetfashion

10st 6lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Patrick Rooney

19

22nd Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:28 Clonmel

Highstreetfashion

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Patrick Rooney

Third reserve; is 0-19 but has run well enough at times this season; poor over fences last time; non-runner (reserve) in the 4.20 at Downpatrick Sunday.

Form: 34P593

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 12lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
0-24 and 0-10 over fences; wasn't beaten far when third of 14 behind Enduring Love here two weeks ago and stays this longer trip fine; respected from the same mark.
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12

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

14:50 Clonmel

Mosstown Miller

10st 12lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Patrick J F Hassett

0-24 and 0-10 over fences; wasn't beaten far when third of 14 behind Enduring Love here two weeks ago and stays this longer trip fine; respected from the same mark.

8/1

3rd

13

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Clonmel

Mosstown Miller

10st 5lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Patrick J F Hassett

0-9 over fences; some sort of chance on the basis of third behind prolific winner Glenquin Castle at Kilbeggan last August; overall form unconvincing, faced tough task in a beginners' event last time.

16/1

9th

8

8th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:48 Cork

Mosstown Miller

12st 0lb

0-8 over fences; well held in a handicap last time and this is much tougher back in beginners' company.

10/1

Form: PU680

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
Failed to complete in two hurdle runs and tailed off in three runs in beginners' chases; hard to fancy on anything she's shown so far.
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14

1st Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 100y

19:00 Wexford

Clashabreeda

10st 6lb

J: Adam Short

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Third reserve; very lightly raced mare soundly beaten so far in decent enough beginners' chases; may need more time to make an impact in handicaps.

11

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

14:50 Clonmel

Clashabreeda

10st 12lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Failed to complete in two hurdle runs and tailed off in three runs in beginners' chases; hard to fancy on anything she's shown so far.

33/1

12th

17

19th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:05 Gowran Park

Clashabreeda

11st 5lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Yet to show anything to suggest she can get involved in a race of this nature.

100/1

Form: /3748/

Last run: 712 days

W: 12st 0lb

15 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Handicapper has tried to give him a chance but he's been off nearly two years and he's now a 15-year-old; others seem more likely.
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1

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

14:50 Clonmel

Sonny B

12st 0lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

Handicapper has tried to give him a chance but he's been off nearly two years and he's now a 15-year-old; others seem more likely.

18/1

Form: 863884

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 13lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Back to something like his best over fences when fourth of 15 (beaten 4l) three weeks ago; hasn't looked like he stays in previous attempts at this sort of trip though.
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2

21st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

17:45 Kilbeggan

Kilkeaskins First

12st 0lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: J P Dempsey

2

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

14:50 Clonmel

Kilkeaskins First

11st 13lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: J P Dempsey

Back to something like his best over fences when fourth of 15 (beaten 4l) three weeks ago; hasn't looked like he stays in previous attempts at this sort of trip though.

16/1

4th

7

10th Feb 2022

Good

2m 0f 77y

14:20 Thurles

Kilkeaskins First

10st 13lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: J P Dempsey

Won four over hurdles but he's 0-12 over fences; best form is over further on more testing ground.

20/1

Form: 8-1012 BF

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Didn't seem to take to fences in three chase starts last season but has improved plenty over hurdles this term for his new yard; could be very well treated back in this sphere (rated 23lb higher over hurdles) on handicap chase debut and the one to beat.
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12th

15

5th May 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 60y

18:15 Tipperary

Full Noise

10st 6lb

J: Barry Browne

T: Ronan M P McNally

16th

20

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 55y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Full Noise

10st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ronan M P McNally

Reverted from unproductive spell chasing to land the odds in a 2m5f handicap hurdle at Punchestown last May; flopped at this venue in November on first run after a break; dramatically restored to form when winning over 3m here in January; ran at Clonmel five days later under fixed penalty, when mistake at last proved costly; now 16lb higher than for last win.

7/1

8

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

14:50 Clonmel

Full Noise

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Ronan M P McNally

Didn't seem to take to fences in three chase starts last season but has improved plenty over hurdles this term for his new yard; could be very well treated back in this sphere (rated 23lb higher over hurdles) on handicap chase debut and the one to beat.

4/5

Form: 309795

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Eight-race maiden who was tailed off on chase debut last month; ran okay over hurdles last time but opposable back in this sphere and would probably prefer better ground.
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7

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

14:50 Clonmel

Greige

11st 6lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Paul Traynor

Eight-race maiden who was tailed off on chase debut last month; ran okay over hurdles last time but opposable back in this sphere and would probably prefer better ground.

25/1

5th

10

23rd Feb 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 100y

15:50 Punchestown

Greige

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Paul Traynor

Placed twice in the summer but was well below that level lately and has to bounce back.

22/1

9th

8

9th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 5f 0y

12:45 Fairyhouse

Greige

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Paul Traynor

88-rated mare with modest placed form over hurdles; no appeal in this company on chase debut

200/1

Form: 9-0989

Last run: 64 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Eight-race maiden; tailed off at Limerick last time; new trip on chase debut and probably best watched for now.
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8

13th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:30 Kilbeggan

Name Me Famous

11st 3lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Limerick win preceded surprisingly ready C&D success; got another 11lbs for that and this tougher but thriving.

4/1

1st

3

21st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 30y

17:15 Kilbeggan

Name Me Famous

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Shock winner in today's headgear combination at Limerick a fortnight ago, appreciating better ground with the first two clear; 6lb rise plenty though so needs to find more.

Form: -66098 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Won this race last year but has struggled over both hurdles and fences since; no obvious signs of a revival here last time in first-time blinkers (retained) but only 1lb above last year's winning mark at least.
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4

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

14:50 Clonmel

West Is Best

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

Won this race last year but has struggled over both hurdles and fences since; no obvious signs of a revival here last time in first-time blinkers (retained) but only 1lb above last year's winning mark at least.

12/1

8th

6

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Clonmel

West Is Best

11st 7lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: W J Lanigan

Generally out of form since course 2m7f win last March; blinkered for the first time now after remote ninth in a Punchestown contest in which Be My Dream was second.

25/1

9th

2

16th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 4f 37y

15:20 Punchestown

West Is Best

12st 0lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: W J Lanigan

Generally out of form since Clonmel chase win in March; well beaten in a handicap hurdle here in November when last seen; not a forlorn hope back over fences but others look more likely.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: PP08U8

Last run: 61 days

W: 11st 12lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Seems to have completely lost his way; got no further than the first at Punchestown on his penultimate outing and tailed off again at Tramore last time.
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13th

1

5th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 95y

15:20 Kilbeggan

Rudy Catrail

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

disputed lead at fast pace, soon clear with one other, pressed leader from 2nd, led 6th, clear 7th, headed 3 out, weakened quickly before 2 out

16/1

9th

13

27th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 160y

19:40 Limerick

Rudy Catrail

10st 10lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

Has a very patchy record since his 2020 chase success and was tailed off again last time; getting long in the tooth.

8/1

15

6th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 110y

19:50 Downpatrick

Rudy Catrail

10st 10lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

Form: /0-67F

Last run: 137 days

W: 11st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; won a point but 0-13 under Rules; fell over hurdles when last seen 137 days ago and on a tough mark at present.
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17

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

14:50 Clonmel

Drimsree Lad

11st 2lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Michael Millar

Third reserve; won a point but 0-13 under Rules; fell over hurdles when last seen 137 days ago and on a tough mark at present.

18

17th Oct 2021

Good

3m 0f 50y

13:30 Cork

Drimsree Lad

10st 2lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

Winner and placed seven times from 15 starts in points; little worthwhile racecourse form.

25/1

7th

16

3rd Oct 2021

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

14:15 Tipperary

Drimsree Lad

10st 13lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: S Michael Millar

Point winner; well-beaten when 300-1 last time; hard to fancy.

66/1

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Payout
Exacta €2695.00
Straight Forecast €1858.50
Tricast €5203.30
Trifecta €5247.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Full Noise

The Irish Sun:

Rudy Catrail

POSTDATA:

Enduring Love

RP Ratings (IRE):

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