March 07 / 16.50 Leopardstown

16.50 Leopardstown

Yielding

John Thomas McNamara Series (Q.R.) Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5701.68
  • 2m 5f 97y
  • 17 runners
  • Win time: 5m 39s
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John Thomas McNamara Series (Q.R.) Handicap Chase

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.10
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 6605U3 CD

Last run: 11 days

W: 12st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
Rated 3lb lower than when winning this race 12 months ago (same rider claimed 2lb then but no claim this time around); some consistent enough form and should show up well, though possibly vulnerable to one with something up their sleeve.
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5th

3

26th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

3m 1f 107y

Class 4

14:50 Cartmel

Super Citizen

11st 13lb

J: Mr M J M O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

prominent, pushed along 12th, lost position and ridden 14th, left in fourth 2 out, weakened after last

5/1

4th

8

27th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:10 Limerick

Super Citizen

11st 11lb

J: Mr M J M O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Tailed off in cross country and the Punchestown festival last time but had been in good form prior to that over regulation fences; would need a career best to defy this mark though.

11/2

11th

6

30th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 0y

14:35 Punchestown

Super Citizen

12st 3lb

J: Miss M O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Career best with Leopardstown handicap chase win on his penultimate outing; had not looked like a natural over these fences previously, unseating here in February.

14/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: P32235

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 4lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Some solid efforts this season and has been freshened up since latest fifth at Down Royal nearly six weeks ago; decent jockey booking and entitled to be thereabouts if putting best foot forward.
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3rd

9

28th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

13:55 Punchestown

Echoes Of Family

11st 6lb

J: N Terrassin

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

14/1

1st

9

16th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 88y

15:05 Fairyhouse

Echoes Of Family

10st 5lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

2nd

12

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 97y

16:50 Leopardstown

Echoes Of Family

11st 4lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

Some solid efforts this season and has been freshened up since latest fifth at Down Royal nearly six weeks ago; decent jockey booking and entitled to be thereabouts if putting best foot forward.

6/1

9/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: U93644

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
This trip looks more suitable than 2m he faced last time at Gowran when failed to really have a cut at fences early before improving as race went on; capable of bold showing if delivering 'A' game.
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10th

8

21st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 70y

18:15 Kilbeggan

Fou Diligence

11st 7lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: J P Dempsey

1-25; pulled up over fences earlier in month and it was the same result over timber at Cork on Sunday; needs more relief from the assessor.

25/1

16

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Fou Diligence

11st 0lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: J P Dempsey

Yet to convince over this far and let down by jumping at Wexford on latest; previous efforts were encouraging but others look more solid options at this trip.

20/1

4

1st Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 100y

19:00 Wexford

Fou Diligence

11st 9lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: J P Dempsey

Yet to convince over this far but Navan fourth was encouraging and finished his race well at Leopardstown last time over 2m6f; one to consider.

13/2

20/1

  • Place: £4.00

Form: 007P88

Last run: 51 days

W: 12st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
Only his third start for this trainer but most of his recent form leaves him with a fair deal to find; assessor giving him a chance, though.
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8th

5

14th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 50y

16:50 Wexford

Touch Of Oscar

11st 9lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Hourigan

Wins over hurdles and fences for Joseph O'Brien all on good ground; below best so far for current yard, disappointing favourite at Kilbeggan latest back on better ground; questions to answer at this stage although down to career-low chase mark.

10/1

8th

4

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 200y

19:00 Kilbeggan

Touch Of Oscar

11st 8lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Hourigan

4th

4

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 97y

16:50 Leopardstown

Touch Of Oscar

12st 1lb

J: Mr E P O’Brien

T: Michael Hourigan

Only his third start for this trainer but most of his recent form leaves him with a fair deal to find; assessor giving him a chance, though.

20/1

Form: P40360 D

Last run: 123 days

W: 12st 4lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 107

Form & Verdict
Conditions likely to suit and ran well on back of 110-day break at Listowel in September, so potentially interesting here after 123 days off; big weight and others more convincing, though.
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7

3rd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 110y

14:55 Fairyhouse

Champagne Beauty

11st 7lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: P D Fitzgerald

2nd

6

19th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 102y

15:27 Thurles

Champagne Beauty

11st 11lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: P D Fitzgerald

Two-time chase winner and back below her last winning mark; stayed on well for fifth in a promising run 12 days ago and might come on for that first start in four months.

4/1

5th

1

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 97y

16:50 Leopardstown

Champagne Beauty

12st 4lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: P D Fitzgerald

Conditions likely to suit and ran well on back of 110-day break at Listowel in September, so potentially interesting here after 123 days off; big weight and others more convincing, though.

14/1

Form: -80362

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Improving with each of her three starts over fences and emerged with credit from latest second to Enduring Love (beaten 1.5l in third since at Clonmel); stable in good form and looks one of the leading players.
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3rd

9

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 200y

19:00 Kilbeggan

Quarry Girl

11st 0lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

14

1st Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 100y

18:30 Wexford

Quarry Girl

11st 8lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Third reserve; decent Clonmel second two starts back gives her claims but ideally wants it softer and this trip could stretch her.

6th

10

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 97y

16:50 Leopardstown

Quarry Girl

11st 7lb

J: Mr Damien Skehan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Improving with each of her three starts over fences and emerged with credit from latest second to Enduring Love (beaten 1.5l in third since at Clonmel); stable in good form and looks one of the leading players.

9/2

OUR TIP

Form: 607494

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
0-10 but some encouragement to be gleaned from most recent fourth behind Enduring Love and today's rival Quarry Girl; probably less exposed than most of these; rider's claim a help.
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6th

12

27th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:10 Limerick

Fox Watch

11st 9lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Anthony Mullins

Improving of late with back-to-back wins in handicap chases last month and not a bad run when fourth of 10 in his hat-trick bid last time; handicapper might have caught up but hard to put a line through in current form.

12/1

4th

14

16th May 2022

Good

3m 2f 0y

19:30 Killarney

Fox Watch

10st 0lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Anthony Mullins

13/2

1st

6

16th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 88y

15:40 Fairyhouse

Fox Watch

10st 7lb

J: Miss J Townend

T: Anthony Mullins

12/1

Form: 6520P7

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 10lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
This trip and return to fences probably more suitable than 2m0.5f test over hurdles 11 days ago at Thurles; must come forward (0-16 under rules and 0-4 between the flags) but no shock if she made bold bid at each-way price.
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Verdict Starting price

11

16th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 88y

15:40 Fairyhouse

Be My Dream

10st 0lb

J: Miss R Murphy

T: J R Finn

16

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 175y

19:00 Tramore

Be My Dream

11st 2lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: J R Finn

Second reserve; maiden after 18 starts over hurdles and fences but placed four times; dropping down the handicap but clearly needs more.

12

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 0y

15:05 Limerick

Be My Dream

11st 4lb

J: E Walsh

T: J R Finn

17-race maiden; second in a C&D handicap hurdle in 2019; already having her seventh run of the year over hurdles and fences; inconsistent but capable at her best.

14/1

Form: P-F375

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Should be more comfortable in this company than mares' novice chase she contested at Thurles 11 days ago; dead-heated in a point-to-point three starts ago; market check.
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Verdict Starting price

9th

11

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 175y

18:30 Tramore

Pennywell Girl

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

9th

8

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 97y

16:50 Leopardstown

Pennywell Girl

11st 9lb

J: Mr J W Hannon

T: S Curling

Should be more comfortable in this company than mares' novice chase she contested at Thurles 11 days ago; dead-heated in a point-to-point three starts ago; market check.

14/1

5th

6

24th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 6f 0y

13:55 Thurles

Pennywell Girl

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

Point winner in November; limited form under rules; best watched.

25/1

16/1

Form: UP-900 CD

Last run: 44 days

W: 10st 7lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
Sole rules success came in this race two years ago but difficult to take big encouragement from recent form; 3lb out of the handicap.
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14

8th Jun 2022

Good

3m 1f 70y

17:30 Wexford

Krisquin

10st 1lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Shane Nolan

prominent, led after 1st, headed after 2nd, pulled up quickly after 6th, burst blood vessel (jockey said that his mount burst a blood vessel and was pulled up)

16/1

10th

15

27th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:40 Limerick

Krisquin

10st 10lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Shane Nolan

No match for well-handicapped winner at Wexford last month but ran solidly; should go well.

4/1

18

15th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:00 Killarney

Krisquin

10st 0lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Shane Nolan

Form: 576189

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Hasn't been able to really back up Clonmel success three starts ago but probably still on workable mark if bringing best; others preferred.
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1st

10

4th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 50y

15:35 Tramore

Bitview Colin

10st 5lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

midfield, headway and chased leaders 5 out, led before 2 out, ridden clear approaching last, went further clear run-in, comfortably

6/1

15

27th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 160y

19:40 Limerick

Bitview Colin

10st 8lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

Got his head back in front from 6lb higher in January; not a consistent sort but wasn't disgraced at Downpatrick last week.

33/1

4th

11

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 7f 110y

19:20 Downpatrick

Bitview Colin

10st 2lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: John Patrick Ryan

25/1

Form: 14-43

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Has gone well fresh before so not entirely surprising he posted decent effort when third after 246-day break at Navan in January; possible this drop in trip from 3m will suit and ground likely in his favour; contender.
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4th

8

28th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

13:55 Punchestown

Big Leg Up

11st 6lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: J G Cosgrave

12/1

1

6th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 110y

19:50 Downpatrick

Big Leg Up

12st 0lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: J G Cosgrave

1

20th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:20 Downpatrick

Big Leg Up

12st 0lb

J: Mr B G Crawford

T: J G Cosgrave

Posted a decent effort following a 246-day break when third in a 22-runner contest over 3m at Navan in January; sent off favourite at Leopardstown 13 days ago, but dropped away quickly in the straight after making the running; reported to have shown signs of distress afterwards; leading chance now, if suffering no ill-effects.

7/1

13th
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Nabraska

33/1

Form: 25/6P0

Last run: 41 days

W: 10st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Point-to-point winner with very few miles on the clock for his age; fair deal of improvement required from latest effort at Down Royal.
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Verdict Starting price

8th

11

6th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

19:20 Downpatrick

Nabraska

10st 11lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: S Wilson

13th

16

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 97y

16:50 Leopardstown

Nabraska

10st 7lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: S Wilson

Point-to-point winner with very few miles on the clock for his age; fair deal of improvement required from latest effort at Down Royal.

33/1

Form: 142830

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict
Failed to fire last time at Navan but previous showings (including when third here two starts ago) offered promise that he could be up to doubling his career tally before long; don't dismiss at each-way price.
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4th

6

14th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 50y

16:50 Wexford

Avec Espoir

11st 8lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: V T O’Brien

Good second to an improver over C&D last September off 100, having won earlier at Tipperary; didn't get too far on latest at Leopardstown in March; place claims if back to near best.

7/1

12

1st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

17:30 Wexford

Avec Espoir

10st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: V T O’Brien

Form: P14018

Last run: 146 days

W: 12st 3lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
Five-time winner now a 12yo so could need his first run back after 146-day break, but should enjoy these conditions and only 4lb higher than last win two starts ago.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10th

10

29th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Diggin Deep

10st 9lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: P G Fahey

5/1

1st

12

2nd May 2022

Good

3m 2f 50y

16:20 Down Royal

Diggin Deep

10st 10lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: P G Fahey

Veteran won twice last year, a 3m handicap hurdle at Clonmel and a 2m4f handicap chase at Sligo; jumping let him down at Leopardstown in March on first start this year; suited by good ground.

12/1

2

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 97y

16:50 Leopardstown

Diggin Deep

12st 3lb

J: Mr A P Fahey

T: P G Fahey

Five-time winner now a 12yo so could need his first run back after 146-day break, but should enjoy these conditions and only 4lb higher than last win two starts ago.

16/1

Form: 242487 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
1-25 under rules but just denied in driving finish at Thurles in December; safely held in trio of starts since; chance if bouncing back.
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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: 8066P

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Not disgraced two starts ago at Navan but pulled up latest when blinkers replaced usual cheekpieces, which are back on now; must show more.
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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

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Payout
Exacta €467.00
Straight Forecast €367.10
Tricast €2747.40
Trifecta €1997.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Echoes Of Family

POSTDATA:

Fou Diligence

RP Ratings (IRE):

Big Leg Up

The Irish Sun:

Be My Dream

TOPSPEED:

Echoes Of Family