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13:50 Thurles

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Leugh Beginners Chase

  • Prize money: £5453.78
  • 2m 4f 166y
  • 14 runners
  • Win time: 5m 27s
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Leugh Beginners Chase

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £9.60
  • Place: £3.20

Form: 317267

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Winning hurdler over a similar trip at Clonmel in October; not disgraced on her chase debut at the same venue last month; should do better here.

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6/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: /1-2F7 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Winning hurdler and returned from over a year off to finish second in a 3m beginners' chase at Fairyhouse in November; well beaten when falling at Tramore next time before soundly beaten in a Gowran handicap hurdle; back over fences here on better ground and no surprise should she go close.

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9th

1

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 135y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Yabo

11st 12lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Liz Doyle

led

20/1

11th

2

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 7f 25y

15:25 Punchestown

Yabo

11st 13lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Liz Doyle

Won a beginners' chase at Gowran on seasonal debut last season but fell on two of three subsequent starts; keen-going front-runner reverts to hurdles on first start since February but runs well fresh.

12/1

12/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: -32709

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Some reasonable maiden hurdle form to his credit but well beaten in a couple of handicaps and switches to fences now; could do better over fences but probably best watched this time.

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5th

2

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 80y

18:40 Tipperary

Caesar Rock

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: M F Morris

took keen hold, prominent, led before 5th, headed before 5 out, weakened before 4 out

10/1

Form: -15245 D

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Decent handicap hurdler in his grade; ran well at Leopardstown over Christmas after six months off and did very well on his chase debut at Punchestown in January, only fading after the last; should play a hand here.

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16

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

Galon De Vauzelle

10st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

Swapped usual cheekpieces for first-time blinkers and got off the mark over fences on 17th attempt, over 2m5f at Leopardstown in December; faded from two out in 3m contest at Doncaster in January; remote sixth over 2m4f at Naas in February.

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 335605

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Unable to make much impression off a mark of 109 over hurdles; did well on his chase debut at Fairyhouse in January, making a mistake at a vital stage and being hampered by a faller two out; should improve for that with the stable in form and could well take the beating.

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13th

12

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:00 Fairyhouse

Explosive Boy

10st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: A J Martin

Now 0-8 hurdling, standout effort when beaten a head in 2m Cheltenham novice handicap in November 2022 on good ground; travelling like a winner when falling two out over C&D following month but absent since; ground concerns here after 15 months absence.

16/1

19

4th Dec 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:05 Fairyhouse

Explosive Boy

10st 0lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: A J Martin

3lb out of the handicap but capable of a big run judged on a close second behind a fellow Irish raider at Cheltenham; had been chasing prior to that; trainer has two higher-profile candidates, but that is not a significant negative.

12/1

Form: 1033P8

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Famously landed a huge gamble in a Cork handicap hurdle last May for Sam Curling; ran well in a pair of handicap hurdles late last year under his penalty; has a little bit to find on his hurdles rating with a couple of these and best watched.

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5

1st Mar 2023

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:10 Wincanton

Call Me Freddie

11st 1lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Richenda Ford

Won over hurdles in Ireland in 2021 but has struggled in British chases since the autumn (six runs) and is very difficult to enthuse over at present.

50/1

7th

10

20th Feb 2023

Good

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

16:45 Lingfield

Call Me Freddie

10st 7lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Richenda Ford

Won over hurdles (3m, good) in Ireland in May 2021 but he's struggled over fences for new yard this season and he unseated early 14 days ago; now 1-23 and it's not hard to look elsewhere.

25/1

6

6th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 104y

Class 5

13:55 Fontwell

Call Me Freddie

10st 7lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Richenda Ford

Won over hurdles in Ireland in spring 2021 but has struggled to get seriously competitive over fences for new stable this season (four runs), and the refitted cheekpieces didn't appear to help much last time.

33/1

Form: 5942U5

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Close second in a very competitive Leopardstown handicap hurdle in December; chasing since and well beaten on his one completed start over 2m here last month; others preferred.

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3rd

10

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Nazine

11st 1lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J McDonagh

Hurdles winner has only had five starts over fences; not beaten far when fair fifth at Leopardstown last month and could go well over 2f longer trip if brushing up his jumping.

12/1

Form: 3511P7

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Went chasing after winning a pair of handicap hurdles in the autumn; respectable effort at Punchestown in January when reportedly making a noise; could get into the shake-up.

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15

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

Outside The Door

10st 6lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Padraig Roche

Won a 3m handicap chase on good-to-yielding at this venue last June; not a bad effort in a 3m1f contest at Cheltenham in November; plenty of encouragement can be taken from his second over an extended 3m4f at Leopardstown two months ago.

8/1

Form: 455236

Last run: 119 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

14-race maiden, has gone close a number of times in handicap hurdle company; chase debut after four months off and not much of a surprise if he ran well.

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No Results Found

Form: 0788

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

First reserve; not disgraced on only start in this sphere when down the field behind Coeur Sublime at Gowran in January; plenty more required.

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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

Form: 500-09

Last run: 91 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Beat a decent horse on his sole point-to-point but track efforts have been very disappointing; others much preferred.

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1st

11

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 160y

16:20 Tramore

Rochestown

10st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

in touch with leaders

9/2

2nd

9

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Rochestown

10st 2lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

raced in second, not fluent 11th, led narrowly after 4 out

9/1

3rd

3

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 6f 16y

14:53 Thurles

Rochestown

12st 1lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Wide margin winner off a mark of 89 at Tramore on New Year's Day but was tailed off after an error at Navan last month; may resume progress and ground is fine.

3/1

Form: 660

Last run: 110 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Down the field in three maiden hurdles and not much to recommend on his chase debut.

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4

7th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:47 Cork

Paladian Jewel

11st 12lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Thomas Cooper

Improved a good deal from his first to his second run over fences when a good fourth in a Thurles beginners' chase in November; should go close if he can improve a little more.

3/1

4th

6

3rd Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 2f 0y

13:05 Thurles

Paladian Jewel

11st 12lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Thomas Cooper

Couldn't get off the mark in points; modest hurdle form and didn't show anything on chase debut here in March; off 238 days.

33/1

15

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 175y

18:30 Tramore

Paladian Jewel

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Thomas Cooper

Form: F8-930 D

Last run: 225 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Won a pair of handicap hurdles in the summer of 2020; not quite at the same level last year and making his chase debut here after almost eight months off; best watched this time.

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14th

17

29th Dec 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 0y

12:00 Leopardstown

Arthurs Baby

10st 6lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Mark Michael McNiff

Better hurdler than chaser (0-6 in this scene) and he was comfortably held in the end over 2m6f at Thurles last month; others preferred.

33/1

4th

7

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 6f 0y

13:00 Thurles

Arthurs Baby

11st 0lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Mark Michael McNiff

towards rear, headway before 4 out, pressed leaders going okay before 3 out, ridden after 2 out, weakened before last

14/1

1

14th Sep 2022

Good

2m 5f 47y

16:20 Sligo

Arthurs Baby

12st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Mark Michael McNiff

pushed along briefly, raced in second, disputed lead from 6th, not fluent 10th, ridden when prominent after 3 out, outpaced before 2 out, no impression when badly hampered by faller and unseated rider last

6/1

Form: 730P6P

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Good ground winner over hurdles; one completed run over fences at Gowran in January and was not disgraced but more needed.

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0

3

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

17:55 Ballinrobe

Daicheadacuig

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brian Mortell

Won a point in the spring; flattered by Kilbeggan third in June, his only completion in last six starts; blinkers tried.

33/1

Form: 64-214 BF

Last run: 228 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Winner over hurdles at Stratford last June for Fergal O'Brien; Irish and chase debut here after eight months off and probably best watched.

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2

27th May 2022

Good

2m 1f 160y

17:10 Limerick

Butte Montana

12st 0lb

J: Donal McInerney

T: Michael Winters

Hurdles winner in Britain for Fergal O'Brien; not disgraced in a Clonmel beginners chase before falling when beaten at the same venue last month; others preferred.

12/1

2

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 4f 64y

16:50 Clonmel

Butte Montana

11st 12lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Michael Winters

Won a summer maiden hurdle for Fergal O'Brien and showed improvement on second chase start when midfield here last month; fair bit more needed in new headgear.

16/1

7th

2

22nd Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 36y

16:03 Clonmel

Butte Montana

11st 12lb

J: Donal McInerney

T: Michael Winters

Winner of a Stratford maiden hurdle last June for Fergal O'Brien; tailed-off on chasing/stable debut at Thurles recently on first run for 228 days but is surely capable of much better.

20/1

Form: 5-88P3

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Four-time winner over hurdles; remote but quite decent third in a 2m beginners' chase here last month; likely to be thereabouts if she can improve a little on that.

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1

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 50y

18:00 Tramore

Quarry Lil

12st 0lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Paul O’Flynn

0-10 over fences and tailed off at Killarney last month; return to handicap company should help her get competitive and she's versatile with regards to both trip and ground; non-runner here on Friday.

13/2

17

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

17:20 Tramore

Quarry Lil

11st 5lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Paul O’Flynn

Reserve; four wins over hurdles; 0-10 as a chaser; outclassed last time and has been placed.

8th

8

14th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:25 Killarney

Quarry Lil

11st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Paul O’Flynn

Fifteen runs since last win back in 2021 over hurdles; below form sixth at Ballinrobe over hurdles last time out, beaten 38l; rated 94 over fences and will find life difficult here.

66/1

Form: 1-6083 C

Last run: 4 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Second reserve; ran well for a long way in a 3m beginners' at Wexford on Sunday; not a forlorn hope.

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9

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Sean Hogan

11st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: M F Morris

Thurles maiden winner for Henry de Bromhead, chasing campaign decidedly mixed and jumping pretty much went to pieces last time; cheekpieces now tried on return to hurdles but hard to be confident in.

16/1

4th

6

19th Mar 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

14:20 Thurles

Sean Hogan

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: M F Morris

Course maiden hurdle winner 12 months ago; poor form over fences before showing signs of improvement in a 3m beginners' at Wexford 13 days ago; a lot more needed.

20/1

17

10th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 166y

13:50 Thurles

Sean Hogan

11st 12lb

J: Conor Orr

T: M F Morris

Second reserve; ran well for a long way in a 3m beginners' at Wexford on Sunday; not a forlorn hope.

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Straight Forecast €387.90
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TOPSPEED:

Yabo

SPOTLIGHT:

Explosive Boy

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POSTDATA:

Yabo