April 07 / 15.38 Limerick

15.38 Limerick

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McDermott’s GALA Patrickswell Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £7441.18
  • 2m 5f 0y
  • 16 runners
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McDermott’s GALA Patrickswell Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

OUR TIP

(Won)

  • Win: £2.70
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 4-5812 BF

Last run: 33 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

17

28th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 130y

18:00 Punchestown

Sparkling Stars

10st 10lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Richard John O’Brien

1st

1

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

15:38 Limerick

Sparkling Stars

12st 0lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Richard John O’Brien

2nd

3

5th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:48 Navan

Sparkling Stars

11st 13lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Richard John O’Brien

Showed ability for Eoin McCarthy; made an immediate impact for this yard when winning easily at Naas; 8lb rise seems fair and he should go close.

3/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 1/992

Last run: 74 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict
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9th

6

30th Jun 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

18:10 Tipperary

Francois

11st 1lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Mary Ellen Doyle

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield 5 out, not fluent 3 out, soon ridden and beaten

33/1

1st

4

28th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 170y

15:08 Punchestown

Francois

11st 4lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Mary Ellen Doyle

Not sure what happened at Festival here but fairer judged on scatter of good runs in handicaps this year; straightforward sort should run well in defeat.

6/1

3rd

8

14th May 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 0y

14:30 Wexford

Francois

11st 4lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Mary Ellen Doyle

Shaped well when second at Limerick two starts ago but difficult to fancy in this company after pulling up at Punchestown latest.

33/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 423P41 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict
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4th

3

7th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:45 Cork

Ballyadam Destiny

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

In good form of late, gaining second hurdles win at Thurles over 3m, despite mistakes at the final two flights; solid run off revised mark at Limerick but beaten a long way into third at this venue on latest, heavy ground probably not ideal; holding his form well and one to consider.

9/1

3rd

4

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Ballyadam Destiny

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

In good form of late, gaining second hurdles win at Thurles last month over this trip, despite mistakes at the final two flights; solid run off revised mark at Limerick when third behind two market leaders; should run his race but others possibly better handicapped now.

12/1

3rd

5

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

15:38 Limerick

Ballyadam Destiny

11st 8lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Form: 55517 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
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6th

6

26th Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 3

13:30 Uttoxeter

Mankhool

11st 2lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Alastair Ralph

midfield, niggled along towards rear 7th, outpaced and lost touch before 3 out, tailed off

7/1

9th

12

7th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Cork

Mankhool

11st 0lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

20/1

12th

25

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 55y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Mankhool

10st 2lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Won a 2m5f maiden hurdle at Thurles; improvement needed from his first two handicap starts; tends to make the odd mistake which could prove costly in this company.

20/1

Form: 068P8

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 85

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6th

4

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:30 Roscommon

Back The West

11st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: I Madden

prominent, led narrowly 2nd, headed 4th, dropped to midfield halfway, pushed along towards rear after 4 out, no extra from 3 out

50/1

6th

9

5th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 95y

15:20 Kilbeggan

Back The West

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: I Madden

prominent in chasing group, ducked left and nearly lost jockey but good recovery 4th, headway and tracked leaders 2 out, soon pushed along, weakened approaching last

14/1

Form: 238652

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
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1st

4

30th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

13:40 Perth

Noble Birth

11st 4lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

raced in second, led 5 out, pushed along before 2 out, soon went clear, kept on strongly run-in, readily

5/4

2nd

6

31st May 2022

Good

2m 6f 12y

17:05 Ballinrobe

Noble Birth

11st 4lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders, pressed leaders when pushed along after 2 out, not fluent last, keeping on when not clear run on inner run-in, switched left when in the clear and ran on when went second towards finish, no match for winner

5/1

3rd

11

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 1f 26y

16:50 Ballinrobe

Noble Birth

11st 4lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Good run in Navan handicap in March; steps back into maiden company here and it looks a good opportunity to open his account; on the shortlist.

2/1

Form: 715F07 D

Last run: 117 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 116

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5th

9

1st Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

19:45 Wexford

Quantum Realm

10st 8lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, some headway 3 out, pushed along and went fourth 2 out, kept on but lost fourth towards finish

10/1

1st

5

11th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 110y

15:30 Downpatrick

Quantum Realm

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Gordon Elliott

led, headed and chased leaders before 2nd, disputed lead before 2 out, pushed along approaching last, ridden and sustained battle with runner-up run-in, led and kept on strongly final 110yds

7/2

10th

13

13th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 100y

19:45 Kilbeggan

Quantum Realm

10st 9lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Form: 251P96 CD

Last run: 126 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
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7th

4

10th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

18:10 Clonmel

Definiteadare

12st 1lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: Thomas Cooper

towards rear, headway from 3 out, ridden and no impression before 2 out

25/1

4

27th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 160y

19:10 Limerick

Definiteadare

11st 12lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Thomas Cooper

Won over hurdles here; not disgraced on sole chase start but pulled up over hurdles last time; new trip in this sphere should suit.

12/1

1

5th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:45 Tipperary

Definiteadare

12st 0lb

J: Thomas B Lyons

T: Thomas Cooper

2-13; well held at Limerick last month and both wins have come over shorter trips than this; doesn't look too well treated at present; wears first-time tongue-tie.

Form: 458546

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 100

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3rd

13

15th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 100y

17:20 Wexford

Steak And Onions

10st 13lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

midfield, minor headway 9th, soon in touch with leaders, went third when ridden from 2 out, kept on towards near side run-in, no match for first two

50/1

13

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 30y

19:21 Tramore

Steak And Onions

11st 7lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

in touch with leaders, mistake and unseated rider 1st

6/1

4th

13

16th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 50y

18:00 Killarney

Steak And Onions

10st 13lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Form: 30P6P0

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

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3rd

2

27th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:40 Limerick

Daicheadacuig

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Brian Mortell

Kilbeggan maiden hurdle winner last summer but very little to recommend since; others preferred.

33/1

6

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 200y

19:00 Kilbeggan

Daicheadacuig

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Brian Mortell

10th

12

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

15:38 Limerick

Daicheadacuig

10st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Brian Mortell

Form: 80P531 C

Last run: 101 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 107

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8th

13

6th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:45 Listowel

Cahirdown Boy

10st 0lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: E McNamara

towards rear, pushed along in rear 8th, headway on outer 4 out, ridden after 3 out, weakened before 2 out

15/2

5th

12

7th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:45 Cork

Cahirdown Boy

11st 4lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Back to form at Christmas when scoring over 2m on heavy ground at Limerick under a positive ride; disappointed over 2m5f under similar tactics at same track last month however on better ground so needs to bounce back.

10/1

11th

11

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

15:38 Limerick

Cahirdown Boy

11st 3lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Form: -52479

Last run: 247 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
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4th

3

30th May 2022

Good

2m 2f 109y

18:50 Ballinrobe

Look Dont Touch

11st 12lb

J: Danny Hand

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

10/1

5th

2

12th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

19:55 Clonmel

Look Dont Touch

11st 12lb

J: Danny Hand

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

12th

9

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

15:38 Limerick

Look Dont Touch

11st 5lb

J: Adam Short

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Form: 330-45

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
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13th

13

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

15:38 Limerick

Shar Whats Therush

10st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Donal Hassett

4

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Cork

Shar Whats Therush

11st 12lb

J: Mr Romain Lemiere

T: Donal Hassett

His losing run goes back to 2017 but often runs well in defeat and he probably needed his return from four months off at Thurles a fortnight ago; on a good mark and has run well here before.

12/1

5th

7

10th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 186y

16:45 Thurles

Shar Whats Therush

10st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Donal Hassett

One win to his credit but doesn't run many bad races; good fourth in a 3m handicap chase at Cork in November after seven months off when last seen; runs well fresh and has to be respected.

4/1

Form: 0-6142 CD

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 116

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1

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Itsnotinit

12st 0lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

Both wins have been at Limerick, including over this trip at Christmas on heavy; creditable chasing debut at Wexford last time to chase home an odds-on shot but reverts to hurdles here; ideally wants it softer.

14/1

2

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

15:38 Limerick

Itsnotinit

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

2nd

3

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

3m 1f 100y

16:30 Wexford

Itsnotinit

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

Career best when winning a handicap hurdle on his penultimate start and ran well in defeat over timber since; however, this is a very tough ask on chase debut against rivals that have achieved more.

20/1

Form: 070448 D

Last run: 100 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 111

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5th

7

29th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Fortune Street

11st 0lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Paul Nolan

20/1

7th

7

30th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 0y

18:35 Punchestown

Fortune Street

12st 3lb

J: Barry Nolan

T: Paul Nolan

Bumper winner and maiden hurdle winner; wants the ground testing and tough ask here.

6

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

15:38 Limerick

Fortune Street

11st 7lb

J: Adam Williams

T: Paul Nolan

Form: 79-FP0 C

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 110

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7

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

15:38 Limerick

Father Ailbe

11st 6lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Peter Fahey

10th

5

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:15 Clonmel

Father Ailbe

11st 12lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Peter Fahey

Flat winner on turf and AW, also successful over hurdles; something amiss when pulled-up over hurdles last time; best watched for now.

50/1

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Payout
Exacta €130.00
Straight Forecast €150.80
Tricast €1301.50
Trifecta €1204.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Sparkling Stars

SPOTLIGHT:

Noble Birth

TOPSPEED:

Definiteadare

POSTDATA:

Ballyadam Destiny

The Irish Sun:

Sparkling Stars