April 14 / 17.20 Clonmel

17.20 Clonmel

Good

Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5949.58
  • 2m 6f 169y
  • 17 runners
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Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Chase

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.60
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 844232 BF

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Has been running well in 3m hurdles and straight into a handicap on chasing debut (failed to complete in four point-to-points last year); interesting to see how he jumps; new yard amongst the winners.
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4th

6

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 30y

19:56 Tramore

Emancipator

11st 8lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Terence O’Brien

in touch with leaders, headway when mistake 6th, pressed leader 3 out, going okay when led after 3 out, briefly headed before 2 out, ridden when headed approaching last, not fluent last, no extra towards finish

7/2

5th

6

7th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:55 Cork

Emancipator

11st 8lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Terence O’Brien

Had been running well in 3m handicap hurdles for Donie Hassett before making immediate impression for current yard in running away with 2m7f Clonmel handicap on debut over fences last month; slightly quicker ground here for hurdles return but an interesting contender.

11/2

20/1

  • Place: £7.90

Form: 965808 D

Last run: 72 days

W: 11st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Moderate form since winning at Downpatrick last May; makes first start for John McConnell here.
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1st

10

14th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 50y

16:50 Wexford

Clonguile Way

11st 5lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: John C McConnell

Won 3m handicap here in 2020 and this time last year won on good ground at Downpatrick for Gavin Cromwell; encouraging start for new yard when chasing home a runaway winner at Clonmel last month (for today's rider) but beaten when a faller in Punchestown banks event; back over the conventional fences here and one to consider off a fair mark from a stable in fine form.

8/1

9/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: -65594

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Stable going well and this lightly-raced gelding ran creditably at Thurles seven weeks ago; 2lb lower and could be more to come.
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6th

3

8th Jun 2022

Good

3m 1f 70y

17:30 Wexford

Clarabello

11st 10lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

prominent, went second 6th, pushed along and lost position after 3 out, no impression before 2 out

12/1

9th

9

14th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 50y

16:50 Wexford

Clarabello

11st 6lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

Maiden now 0-5 chasing, modest Clonmel third last month one of his better efforts; shapes as if needing a thorough stamina test; blinkers on now.

13/2

3rd

10

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 6f 169y

17:20 Clonmel

Clarabello

11st 4lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

Stable going well and this lightly-raced gelding ran creditably at Thurles seven weeks ago; 2lb lower and could be more to come.

9/1

Form: 144558

Last run: 163 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict
Maiden hurdle winner at Kilbeggan last May; fair efforts in two beginners' chases in the autumn but might come on for this first outing since disappointing at Fairyhouse in November.
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1st

3

24th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 108y

Class 3

16:15 Uttoxeter

Imperial Sachin’s

10st 5lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Fergal O’Brien

prominent, jumped left and hampered 1st, mistake 10th, hit 4 out, soon ridden, challenging when not fluent last, stayed on to lead towards finish, ridden out

3/1

1st

4

13th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 4

16:13 Uttoxeter

Imperial Sachin’s

11st 4lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

led, mistake 3 out, soon ridden and headed, every chance 2 out, held when not fluent last

8/1

Form: 231FP3

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Jumped well when winning at Tramore in December and back to form when good third at Fairyhouse last time; contender.
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7th

11

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:30 Roscommon

Shes Some Doll

10st 10lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield, headway and chased leaders 3 out, ridden and chased clear leader approaching last, no extra and lost second towards finish

66/1

7th

6

4th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 50y

15:35 Tramore

Shes Some Doll

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

prominent, bad mistake 4th, went second 7th, clear with one other 12th, led 4 out, mistake 3 out, pushed along and headed before 2 out, soon weakened

5/1

3rd

7

15th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:00 Killarney

Shes Some Doll

11st 4lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

Form: 153480 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
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9th

7

26th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

19:45 Limerick

Carnet De Stage

11st 7lb

J: Mr M J M O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

22/1

7th

4

14th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 50y

16:50 Wexford

Carnet De Stage

11st 9lb

J: Mr M J M O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Ground versatile 7yo won over just short of this trip at Downpatrick last autumn; recent efforts well below best and cheekpieces now tried.

12/1

6th

7

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 6f 169y

17:20 Clonmel

Carnet De Stage

11st 9lb

J: Jordan Canavan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

10/1

Form: 1890P8 C

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 5lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Popped up at a big price here in January but out of form since and only 2-41 over fences.
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7th

3

15th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

20:30 Kilbeggan

Bitview Colin

11st 10lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: John Patrick Ryan

prominent, nudged along after 3 out, ridden 2 out, weakened approaching last

6/1

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

2nd

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.

7/1

Form: -2P314 D BF

Last run: 61 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 107

Form & Verdict
Second in a handicap chase at Newton Abbot last summer for Paul Nicholls; jumped well when landing a beginners' chase at Punchestown in January and good run over hurdles at Naas when last seen; has had a little break and open to more improvement.
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8th

5

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 6f 169y

17:20 Clonmel

Whiskey Lullaby

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: W P Mullins

Second in a handicap chase at Newton Abbot last summer for Paul Nicholls; jumped well when landing a beginners' chase at Punchestown in January and good run over hurdles at Naas when last seen; has had a little break and open to more improvement.

11/4

4th

6

12th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 131y

15:25 Naas

Whiskey Lullaby

12st 0lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: W P Mullins

Bought for 29,000GBP from Paul Nicholls' yard in August after nine starts under rules for that team; shaped relatively well on first start for this team when third in 2m5f Limerick maiden hurdle over Christmas before opening account in ordinary 2m6f beginners' chase at Punchestown last month; should be competitive off this mark for in-form trainer; shortlist material.

5/1

1st

12

16th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 6f 40y

14:50 Punchestown

Whiskey Lullaby

11st 7lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Second in a point-to-point for Colin Bowe; placed three times over hurdles for Paul Nicholls, and also second to a useful sort at Newton Abbot last June on the first of two starts over fences; respectable third behind the two market-leaders at Limerick on stable debut at Limerick; sights lowered now.

7/4

Form: 549837 D

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 13lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict
Four-time chase winner; running fairly well over hurdles lately but probably needs a longer trip and softer ground.
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9th

2

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 6f 169y

17:20 Clonmel

Mick The Jiver

11st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Four-time chase winner; running fairly well over hurdles lately but probably needs a longer trip and softer ground.

16/1

7th

4

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 0y

15:05 Limerick

Mick The Jiver

11st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Five-time winner, better over fences but has an attractive hurdles mark and got his act together to some degree when third to an emphatic winner at Clonmel last week; should get involved on that form.

11/2

3rd

2

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:51 Clonmel

Mick The Jiver

11st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Fairly useful chaser a couple of seasons ago; however, just 1-18 over hurdles and was tailed off at Limerick last time.

25/1

Form: 3U934P

Last run: 106 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Fair fourth at Tramore in December but pulled up at Limerick later that month and has been off since; better ground might be a help but will probably be better for the run.
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10th

12

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 6f 169y

17:20 Clonmel

Jimli’s Island

10st 9lb

J: Derek Thomas McGrath

T: R K Watson

Fair fourth at Tramore in December but pulled up at Limerick later that month and has been off since; better ground might be a help but will probably be better for the run.

20/1

12

19th Dec 2021

Good

3m 0f 182y

12:40 Thurles

Jimli’s Island

10st 12lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: R K Watson

0-11 under Rules; one of his better efforts when fourth of 14 at Tramore last time; has a tough mark on what he's done to date.

Form: 2U/U60

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 7lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Some creditable runs over longer trips in the past but still winless over fences and out of form in recent starts.
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11th

8

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 6f 169y

17:20 Clonmel

Aherlow

11st 7lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

Some creditable runs over longer trips in the past but still winless over fences and out of form in recent starts.

16/1

10th

11

22nd Feb 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:40 Navan

Aherlow

10st 13lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: Henry De Bromhead

0-12 over fences, placed five times, including third in the 2019 Cork National; hard to derive any encouragement from his two Punchestown appearances this season.

33/1

OUR TIP

Form: /7-0PF D

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict
Chase winner for Willie Mullins in 2018 but has really struggled since and was weakening when tipping up two out at Fairyhouse last time; hard to fancy.
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12th

3

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 6f 169y

17:20 Clonmel

Orion D’Aubrelle

11st 13lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Chase winner for Willie Mullins in 2018 but has really struggled since and was weakening when tipping up two out at Fairyhouse last time; hard to fancy.

25/1

8

3rd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 110y

14:55 Fairyhouse

Orion D’Aubrelle

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Form: 747530

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 3lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; wide margin winner of 2m4f chase at Wexford last year but well held in subsequent starts in this discipline.
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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: 753132 C BF

Last run: 23 days

W: 12st 0lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Veteran was a good servant for Robert Tyner with five wins including two over fences; claimed after finishing second over hurdles here last month; third off this mark in latest chase outing at Navan and consistent sort can't be ruled out.
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2

5th May 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 60y

18:15 Tipperary

Spare Brakes

11st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: V C Ward

1

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 6f 169y

17:20 Clonmel

Spare Brakes

12st 0lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: V C Ward

Veteran was a good servant for Robert Tyner with five wins including two over fences; claimed after finishing second over hurdles here last month; third off this mark in latest chase outing at Navan and consistent sort can't be ruled out.

11/2

2nd

10

22nd Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 112y

13:45 Clonmel

Spare Brakes

10st 8lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Robert Tyner

Five-time chase and hurdles winner and landed a similar contest to this over 2m5f at Limerick last month; decent third in a Navan handicap chase since; chase mark of 109 gives her an excellent chance of scoring again and looks the one to beat.

7/4

Form: F00709 D

Last run: 82 days

W: 10st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
First reserve; easy winner at Tipperary last summer but has struggled to find form since.
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7th

8

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

20:15 Limerick

I’m Not Alone

11st 5lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

chased leaders, briefly disputed lead before 8th, ridden and made challenge after 3 out, weakened before 2 out, mistake 2 out

3/1

1st

12

17th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 14y

15:32 Tipperary

I’m Not Alone

10st 6lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

midfield, went second 4 out, led 3 out, soon pushed along, went clear 2 out, soon ridden and kept on strongly, reduced lead run-in

8/1

3rd

12

8th Jun 2022

Good

3m 1f 70y

17:30 Wexford

I’m Not Alone

10st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

towards rear of midfield, pushed along and some headway after 3 out, ridden from 2 out, kept on run-in, never on terms

9/1

Form: 619607

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
3m1f handicap chase winner on good ground at Thurles before Christmas but soundly beaten in four outings since then.
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3rd

13

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

16:35 Cork

Sean Says

11st 3lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Rodger Sweeney

prominent, pushed along and went second before 3 out, briefly disputed lead 2 out, ridden and lost second run-in, kept on

25/1

15th

11

(9)

16th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

16:20 Curragh

Sean Says

9st 12lb

J: Sarah Verling

T: Rodger Sweeney

never better than mid-division, pushed along 3f out, no impression from 2f out

20/1

11th

8

(14)

11th Jun 2022

Good

1m 3f 110y

15:50 Limerick

Sean Says

9st 6lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Rodger Sweeney

prominent, went second after 2f, pushed along 2f out, ridden and made challenge 1f out, weakened towards finish

10/1

Form: 009032

Last run: 3 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; has improved of late and built on Wexford third when chasing home in-form mare at Tramore on Monday; has to be considered if getting a run.
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14

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 0y

18:25 Roscommon

Walking The Walk

10st 5lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: P J Rothwell

Maiden after 19 starts but has run well several times in defeat; could in the mix again, but recent form-figures of 434 illustrate that he needs to raise his game a notch.

10/1

4th

14

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

20:15 Limerick

Walking The Walk

10st 6lb

J: Jack Foley

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear, headway final circuit, stayed on after 3 out, never on terms

8/1

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Payout
Exacta €789.00
Straight Forecast €515.20
Tricast €2843.60
Trifecta €2717.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Carnet De Stage

The Irish Sun:

Whiskey Lullaby

TOPSPEED:

Bitview Colin

POSTDATA:

Mick The Jiver

RP Ratings (IRE):

Carnet De Stage