March 20 / 16.20 Downpatrick

16.20 Downpatrick

Good

WKD Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 2m 3f 55y
  • 18 runners
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WKD Handicap Chase

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

33/1 (Won)

  • Win: £60.50
  • Place: £16.40

Form: 0-78P0

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 3lb

11 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Former point winner, 1-16 over hurdles, 0-5 over fences; has been well below her best over the past 12 months; completely tailed off in a recent handicap hurdle run; veteran mare has cheekpieces on for the first time.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

2

6th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

19:20 Downpatrick

Howaya Aoife

11st 13lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

7th

13

3rd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 110y

14:55 Fairyhouse

Howaya Aoife

10st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gerard Keane

1st

7

20th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:20 Downpatrick

Howaya Aoife

11st 3lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

Former point winner, 1-16 over hurdles, 0-5 over fences; has been well below her best over the past 12 months; completely tailed off in a recent handicap hurdle run; veteran mare has cheekpieces on for the first time.

33/1

  • Place: £4.40

Form: 702560 D

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Mixing it between hurdles and fences this season; best effort in recent months when touched off in a 2m1f handicap hurdle at Down Royal at Christmas; not as good since then; down the field last time in a handicap hurdle won by Memory Of Youth; first reserve.
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Verdict Starting price

10th

6

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 2f 165y

17:35 Downpatrick

Magic Sea

11st 9lb

J: E Walsh

T: Sarah Dawson

Pulled up over fences last time and his losing run is mounting up; probably needs a bit further than this.

7

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 200y

19:00 Kilbeggan

Magic Sea

11st 4lb

J: E Walsh

T: Sarah Dawson

2nd

16

20th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:20 Downpatrick

Magic Sea

11st 10lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Sarah Dawson

Mixing it between hurdles and fences this season; best effort in recent months when touched off in a 2m1f handicap hurdle at Down Royal at Christmas; not as good since then; down the field last time in a handicap hurdle won by Memory Of Youth; first reserve.

10/1

  • Place: £3.30

Form: 00-058 D

Last run: 63 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Fortunate winner of a Clonmel claiming hurdle last March; not a bad run in a Down Royal beginners' chase in December; jumping was untidy when a remote eighth on his handicap chase debut at Punchestown; not a big price then; cheekpieces may help now.
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Verdict Starting price

6th

5

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 0y

18:25 Roscommon

Different Strokes

11st 4lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Mrs C O’Leary

towards rear of midfield, pushed along after 4 out, ridden and minor headway approaching last, kept on, never on terms

10/1

10th

12

8th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Kilbeggan

Different Strokes

11st 5lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Mrs C O’Leary

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield halfway, ridden and weakened before 2 out, tailed off

25/1

Form: 981146

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Won two points during the autumn campaign before back-to-back wins in handicaps at Down Royal (2m1f) and Fairyhouse (2m5f); could manage only fourth over a longer trip at Fairyhouse, and was out of the money over 3m at Navan last time; this distance may prove close to his optimum.
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Verdict Starting price

5th

9

11th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 110y

16:05 Downpatrick

School Lane

10st 10lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: Liam Lennon

chased leaders, hampered 1st, left in second 4 out, pushed along when lost second 3 out, ridden and weakened 2 out

9/2

1st

5

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 7f 110y

19:20 Downpatrick

School Lane

11st 5lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: Liam Lennon

9/2

Form: -24566

Last run: 191 days

W: 10st 10lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Yet to win in 13 starts over fences; best effort when runner-up at this venue last May; that was on good ground, but his sole hurdles win was gained on soft at Kilbeggan three years ago; lacks a recent run.
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7th

9

1st Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 100y

19:00 Wexford

Call Of The Loon

10st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D J Ryan

Successful over this trip over hurdles but now 0-14 chasing; decent comeback run over inadequate trip so worth a look back over a more suitable trip.

10/1

5th

10

20th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:20 Downpatrick

Call Of The Loon

10st 10lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D J Ryan

Yet to win in 13 starts over fences; best effort when runner-up at this venue last May; that was on good ground, but his sole hurdles win was gained on soft at Kilbeggan three years ago; lacks a recent run.

16/1

8

8th Oct 2021

Soft

2m 7f 110y

16:05 Downpatrick

Call Of The Loon

11st 3lb

J: Barry Browne

T: D J Ryan

Yet to win in 13 starts over fences; best recent effort when runner-up at this venue in May; moderate sixth at Ballinrobe four weeks ago.

10/1

6th
12
Zagnzig

16/1

Form: 866287 D

Last run: 3 days

W: 10st 8lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Only one win in a 40-race career; capable of the odd good run such as when going close in a 2m4f handicap chase at Sligo last September; down the field over hurdles at Down Royal on Thursday; may prove more effective over fences now.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

15

7th Aug 2022

Good

2m 5f 165y

17:00 Downpatrick

Zagnzig

10st 13lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: H Smyth

never better than mid-division, awkward jump 2 out, soon ridden and no impression

20/1

2nd

7

11th Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:40 Downpatrick

Zagnzig

10st 7lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: H Smyth

midfield, dropped to rear 2nd, bad mistake and unseated rider 5 out

12/1

Form: -07269

Last run: 79 days

W: 10st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Former point winner makes her chasing debut here; chance on the basis of second in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Sligo last October; unplaced in two Punchestown outings since then.
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11th

13

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 70y

17:55 Roscommon

Miss Us O

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: B R Hamilton

prominent, not fluent 9th, going okay but lost ground after 10th, jumped left 12th, shaken up when jumped badly left 3 out, lost position and held when jumped badly left 2 out, soon eased

3/1

2nd

6

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 179y

20:00 Roscommon

Miss Us O

11st 8lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: B R Hamilton

in touch with leaders, good headway and made challenge after 4 out, led 3 out, ridden and headed 2 out, no chance with winner approaching last, kept on

6/1

1st

12

13th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Miss Us O

11st 2lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: B R Hamilton

prominent, led going okay before 2 out, ridden when faced strong challenge before last, stayed on and went clear after last

7/2

Form: 547058 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Bumper winner at Carlisle in 2018 and won a novice hurdle at the same venue two seasons ago; generally found wanting on Irish tracks, though she has been placed here and at Down Royal.
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4th

2

4th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

16:45 Worcester

Lily’s Gem

11st 9lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Ryan Potter

held up in behind leaders, ridden after 3 out, weakened after 2 out

10/1

5th

8

6th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 110y

19:50 Downpatrick

Lily’s Gem

11st 4lb

J: Mr S Connor

T: S R B Crawford

2

20th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

16:41 Perth

Lily’s Gem

11st 7lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: S R B Crawford

Soundly beaten in all five chases in December-March and now reverts to hurdling; not obviously well handicapped in this sphere and has a lot more to prove than some of these; cheekpieces discarded after one use.

40/1

Form: 078937

Last run: 78 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Showed some ability in bumpers; best effort over hurdles when third over an extended 2m5f at Punchestown on penultimate start; lacks chasing experience.
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11

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 5f 100y

18:10 Downpatrick

Corrigaleen

11st 2lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: E Sheehy

16/1

7th

11

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 5f 61y

18:30 Ballinrobe

Corrigaleen

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

Showed some ability in bumpers; best effort over hurdles when third over an extended 2m5f at Punchestown last November (good-to-yielding); not one to rule out with conditions to suit.

9/1

9th

14

20th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:20 Downpatrick

Corrigaleen

10st 6lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: E Sheehy

Showed some ability in bumpers; best effort over hurdles when third over an extended 2m5f at Punchestown on penultimate start; lacks chasing experience.

12/1

Form: 174753 D

Last run: 163 days

W: 10st 13lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Veteran best known as a four-time AW winner at Dundalk; only one win from 24 jumps starts; on the positive side, he was placed off his lower hurdles mark at this venue last October and fitness should not be an issue after a recent Dundalk run.
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10th

11

(1)

18th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 175y

17:05 Down Royal

Carried

9st 3lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: R K Watson

slowly away, soon recovered towards rear, pushed along over 3f out, soon ridden, minor headway but no impression 1f out, kept on

33/1

16

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 6f 169y

17:20 Clonmel

Carried

10st 3lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: R K Watson

Second reserve; wide margin winner of 2m4f chase at Wexford last year but well held in subsequent starts in this discipline.

Form: 214U04 C BF

Last run: 163 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
In fair form over hurdles last summer, winning at this venue in August; unseated with a bad error on chase debut at Sligo in September; spoiled his chance with untidy jumping when favourite for a handicap over a near-3m trip here in October; could feature with improvement in the jumping department.
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Verdict Starting price

6th

14

8th Aug 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

19:55 Ballinrobe

Nuttorridge

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Mark Michael McNiff

towards rear, pushed along and still plenty to do after 2 out, ridden and kept on well run-in, never near to challenge

25/1

16

7th Aug 2022

Good

2m 5f 165y

17:00 Downpatrick

Nuttorridge

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Mark Michael McNiff

First reserve; last year's winner (off 86) also got off the mark over fences here in May; struggled in handicap chases since and back hurdling here.

4

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

20:15 Limerick

Nuttorridge

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Mark Michael McNiff

towards rear, mistake 8th, ridden into midfield after 3 out, beaten when pulled up before 2 out

12/1

Form: 152454

Last run: 10 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
In good form in a modest hurdling grade early in the season, form highlighted by a Ballinrobe win on soft; made a bright start to his chasing career when fifth at Punchestown; less encouraging when a remote fourth at Thurles; second reserve.
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10

5th Aug 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:00 Wexford

Galon De Vauzelle

11st 0lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Was gaining his second Ballinrobe hurdle success (2m6f, good) when back to form last month in first-time cheekpieces (left off here); only third attempt chasing here so obvious scope for improvement off 7lb lower.

12/1

1st

5

19th Jul 2022

Good

2m 5f 122y

18:30 Ballinrobe

Galon De Vauzelle

10st 7lb

J: Jack Foley

T: P J Rothwell

held up in rear, headway on outer before 3 out, went third approaching last, ridden and ran on well run-in, led post (trainer said, regarding the apparent improvement in form, that gelding has slipped up seven days previously at Ballinrobe and on returning quickly to Listowel, he ran a disappointing race. trainer added gelding was freshened up following that run, wore cheek pieces today and also appreciated ground conditions)

8/1

Form: 051213 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 4lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
Has blossomed over hurdles in recent months; rated a mere 78 over fences and holds an outstanding chance off this mark
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10th

7

8th Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:05 Cork

Memory Of Youth

11st 8lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Mrs Denise Foster

in rear, pushed along briefly soon after start, reminder after 4 out, headway into midfield when not fluent 3 out, soon pushed along and keeping on when switched right, not fluent 2 out, soon ridden and no extra

12/1

8th

3

26th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 100y

15:40 Punchestown

Memory Of Youth

11st 7lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Mrs Denise Foster

Progressed from low base in handicaps this season but takes a major jump in class here and loads to find on ratings.

66/1

7th

22

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 55y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Memory Of Youth

10st 7lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Mrs Denise Foster

Has blossomed over hurdles in recent months. with her handicap mark going up from a modest 83 to a current 104 as a result of two course wins at around this trip and two placings over further; failed to exploit a much lower chase mark last time, when she trainer balmed good ground for a lifeless display; needs to bounce back.

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 14-430 C BF

Last run: 13 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
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.
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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

Form: 4P1375 C

Last run: 84 days

W: 10st 10lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Veteran, mostly in good form in 2021; won on good ground over 2m2f at this venue last August before a fair third at Ballinrobe in September; a long way below his best when a remote fifth behind School Lane at Down Royal in December.
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12th

9

6th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

19:20 Downpatrick

Drummullagh Rocky

11st 0lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: S McParlan

11

20th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:20 Downpatrick

Drummullagh Rocky

10st 10lb

J: E Walsh

T: S McParlan

Veteran, mostly in good form in 2021; won on good ground over 2m2f at this venue last August before a fair third at Ballinrobe in September; a long way below his best when a remote fifth behind School Lane at Down Royal in December.

10/1

5th

7

26th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 1f 50y

14:33 Down Royal

Drummullagh Rocky

10st 3lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: S McParlan

Veteran, mostly in good form this year; won over 2m2f at Downpatrick on good ground in August before a fair run in third behind Ricky Langford at Ballinrobe in September; a long way below his best over a longer trip at Clonmel last time.

10/1

Form: 695497

Last run: 3 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Bumper and hurdles winner for Willie Mullins; nothing to recommend so far over fences, but stable had a 66-1 maiden hurdle winner at Down Royal on Thursday.
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14

6th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 110y

19:50 Downpatrick

Elite Charboniere

12st 0lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: C A McBratney

2

20th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:20 Downpatrick

Elite Charboniere

12st 0lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: C A McBratney

Bumper and hurdles winner for Willie Mullins; nothing to recommend so far over fences, but stable had a 66-1 maiden hurdle winner at Down Royal on Thursday.

16/1

Form: 760P06

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Bumper and hurdles winner with 0-18 chase record; hard to fancy with that sort of profile, though stable had a 50-1 hunters' chase winner at Down Royal on Thursday.
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6th

2

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Sedgefield

Dasmyhoss

11st 10lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Joanne Foster

Ex-Irish; without a win since taking a 2m handicap hurdle at Kilbeggan (good to yielding) in the summer of 2019; hasn't shown much over fences lately (and 0-19 overall) so will need to take a major step forward on debut for this trainer.

20/1

8

20th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:20 Downpatrick

Dasmyhoss

11st 0lb

J: Jack Foley

T: P J Rothwell

Bumper and hurdles winner with 0-18 chase record; hard to fancy with that sort of profile, though stable had a 50-1 hunters' chase winner at Down Royal on Thursday.

20/1

6th

8

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 0y

12:30 Fairyhouse

Dasmyhoss

9st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

Bumper and hurdles winner with 0-17 chase record; 3lb out of the handicap and unlikely to make the breakthrough here.

20/1

Form: 09446P

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
0-13 over hurdles; has shown a bit more promise over fences, including when fourth in a 2m4f Down Royal contest in January; pulled-up after a bad mistake at the second-last at Clonmel last week; third reserve.
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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.

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Payout
Exacta €14634.00
Straight Forecast €8022.70
Tricast €94657.60
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Memory Of Youth

The Irish Sun:

Big Leg Up

RP Ratings (IRE):

Memory Of Youth

POSTDATA:

Memory Of Youth