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Irish Stallion Farms EBF Beginners Chase

  • Prize money: £7684.87
  • 2m 1f 0y
  • 7 runners
  • Win time: 4m 26s
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Irish Stallion Farms EBF Beginners Chase

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

1/9 (Won)

  • Win: £1.10
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 6-3234 C BF

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 136

Form & Verdict

136-rated performer has been let down by his jumping at times but a clear round will surely be good enough for him to open his account over fences here; tongue-tie fitted for the first time.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

1

(1)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 6f 0y

15:05 Navan

Mt Leinster

10st 0lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

held up in rear, outpaced over 2f out, lost touch over 1f out

12/1

9/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 37-164 D

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Useful 130-rated hurdler for Nicky Henderson showed improvement from first start to second over fences for this team, but plenty more required to beat Mt Leinster; should make bold bid for second.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

5

15th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

19:00 Wexford

Global Society

11st 9lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

held up in behind leaders, not fluent 4th, reminders when lost fourth after 6th, lost touch when pushed along after 4 out, soon weakened, tailed off

10/1

24th

2

28th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 40y

15:40 Punchestown

Global Society

12st 0lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

Won 2m4f Worcester handicap hurdle on summer ground for Nicky Henderson last year; couple of respectable efforts in beginners' chases for present yard (over a year since last winner) and switches back to hurdles after getting stuck on heavy ground on latest outing at Cork.

25/1

3

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

Global Society

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

Useful 130-rated hurdler for Nicky Henderson and pick of 3 attempts chasing on latest when a remote second to long odds-on Mt Leinster at Leopardstown last month; generally sound jumper, needs to improve to win a beginners' chase such as this.

12/1

Form: 03186P D

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Two-time hurdles winner with mark of 105 makes chasing debut; pulled up when last seen in handicap hurdle 16 days ago; can improve for run.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3

30th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 4

13:55 Carlisle

Shantou Lucky

11st 11lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Jessica Bedi

Chase and dual hurdle winner for Gavin Cromwell in Ireland but left that stable after two disappointing efforts last spring and was pulled up when reappearing for new yard last month; others have much less to prove.

40/1

3

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

14:54 Sedgefield

Shantou Lucky

11st 13lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Jessica Bedi

pressed leader, awkward jump 1st, led 3rd, headed 7th, weakened quickly 3 out

33/1

Form: -F024P

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

0-8 over hurdles and holds mark of 103 in that sphere; could improve for switch to fences but not the same class as Mt Leinster.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

7

10th Apr 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

16:10 Cork

Young Jack Yates

12st 0lb

J: Mr C J Shine

T: Ms Michelle Duggan

In a moderate fourth and no more to offer when falling at the last at Lisronagh; not a massive amount on which he can be recommended but a few of his rivals are in the same boat.

16/1

3rd

2

29th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 96y

Class 3

16:32 Kelso

Young Jack Yates

11st 1lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Karl Thornton

9/2

Form: 00600

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Rated 93 over hurdles and tailed off on chasing introduction at Gowran last month; look elsewhere; one of three here for Gavin Cromwell.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

1

11th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 9y

12:25 Clonmel

Money Heist

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

travelled strongly, prominent, went second after 3 out, led narrowly before 2 out, went clear going best before last, comfortably

13/8

1st

5

14th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Naas

Money Heist

11st 9lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Switched to chasing the season before last after four ordinary runs over hurdles; a different proposition in his first handicap hurdle at Galway 14 months ago, landing a gamble; next run probably came too soon; reappeared after another year off with a good handicap hurdle run at Cork; potentially well treated.

7/2

4th

8

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:50 Cork

Money Heist

11st 8lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Switched to chasing the season before last after four ordinary runs over hurdles (beaten a minimum of 48l); a different proposition in his first handicap hurdle at Galway 13 months ago, landing a gamble; reappeared under a fixed penalty at Downpatrick three days later, sent off at odds-on and was been 50l in fifth; hard to know what to expect now.

8/1

Form: 000020

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

90-rated hurdler didn't jump with fluency when tailed off on Gowran chasing bow 16 days ago; opposed.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

18

21st Dec 2022

Yielding

2m 6f 110y

14:37 Fairyhouse

Rightful Mind

10st 12lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: S McParlan

Second reserve; maiden after 17 starts was pulled-up last twice over hurdles and isn't easy to fancy.

13

16th Sep 2022

Yielding

2m 2f 165y

14:25 Downpatrick

Rightful Mind

10st 8lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: S McParlan

in rear, detached when slow jump 4th, no impression when slow jump 4 out, tailed off when pulled up before last

66/1

Form: 500

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tailed off in trio of starts to date and impossible to make a strong case for him on chasing debut.

Place /
No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4

22nd Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 112y

13:45 Clonmel

Craggaunowen

11st 10lb

J: Mr P J O’Neill

T: John F O’Neill

Beaten at least 100L in all four starts and makes no appeal; tried in a hood here.

100/1

7th

1

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

16:20 Leopardstown

Craggaunowen

11st 12lb

J: Mr P J O’Neill

T: John F O’Neill

Tailed off in trio of starts to date and impossible to make a strong case for him on chasing debut.

200/1

16th

4

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Craggaunowen

11st 12lb

J: Mr P J O’Neill

T: John F O’Neill

Completely tailed off when set an unenviable task on debut in a Listed bumper at Navan and no joy since.

200/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0788

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Best RPR in trio of hurdles starts was 86, but posted RPR of 103 on only start in this sphere when down the field behind Coeur Sublime at Gowran in January; plenty more required.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

2

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

16:25 Hexham

Hard Rain

11st 6lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

raced in last early, slow jump 1st, headway and in touch with leaders before 3rd, went second before 5th

5/1

6th

5

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

16:42 Hereford

Hard Rain

10st 11lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

Ex-Irish 9yo whose second-place finish at Exeter (2m2f, heavy) came in selling grade and who still has a poor strike-rate; far from certain to go one better returned to handicap level.

12/1

2nd

1

25th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 2f 111y

Class 4

14:50 Exeter

Hard Rain

11st 8lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

Tailed off on both starts for this yard and needs to get back on track, but he holds strong claims on last year's Irish form and this drop in grade could trigger a revival.

3/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Mt Leinster

RP Ratings (IRE):

Mt Leinster

TOPSPEED:

Mt Leinster

POSTDATA:

Mt Leinster

The Irish Sun:

Mt Leinster