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Irish Stallion Farms EBF Beginners Chase

  • Prize money: £7684.87
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 17 runners
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Irish Stallion Farms EBF Beginners Chase

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

11/8 (Won)

  • Win: £2.90
  • Place: £1.20

Form: FP322P D

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 139

Form & Verdict
Talented Grade 3-winning hurdler is now 0-6 chasing but smart level of form when second in maidens at Fairyhouse and Gowran (clear second to Blue Sari); let down by jumping in handicap company at Cheltenham latest but jumping should be under less pressure here and probably the one to beat.
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3

15th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

16:00 Killarney

Grand Paradis

11st 10lb

J: Paul Townend

T: Gordon Elliott

Non-runner.

1st

5

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

Grand Paradis

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Talented Grade 3-winning hurdler is now 0-6 chasing but smart level of form when second in maidens at Fairyhouse and Gowran (clear second to Blue Sari); let down by jumping in handicap company at Cheltenham latest but jumping should be under less pressure here and probably the one to beat.

11/8

10

17th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 127y

Class 1

16:10 Cheltenham

Grand Paradis

11st 2lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Grade 3 scorer over hurdles last term; chase form figures (FP322) have been heading in the right direction, runner-up in big fields at Fairyhouse (2m5f) and Gowran Park (2m4f, heavy) the last twice; may well be ready to peak today and looks interesting on handicap debut.

8/1

13/8

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 2110/3 D

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced 9yo has won a point-to-point, bumper, maiden and novice hurdles in interrupted campaign; returned last month from 729-day absence with satisfactory chasing debut in the circumstances at Gowran behind an odds-on stablemate in testing conditions; entitled to come on for that and rates a major player.
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2nd

1

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

Aione

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: W P Mullins

Lightly raced 9yo has won a point-to-point, bumper, maiden and novice hurdles in interrupted campaign; returned last month from 729-day absence with satisfactory chasing debut in the circumstances at Gowran behind an odds-on stablemate in testing conditions; entitled to come on for that and rates a major player.

13/8

3rd

1

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:20 Gowran Park

Aione

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Point-to-point winner in 2017 went missing for 919 days before winning a bumper, maiden and novice hurdles for this yard in 2019/20; has been off for another two years after running poorly in the Albert Bartlett at Cheltenham; should go close if the ability remains and the market can guide.

11/8

50/1

  • Place: £10.70

Form: B546F9

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Some fair maiden hurdle form but below best both recent starts following a lengthy absence; probably best watched here on chasing debut.
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5th

5

27th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 160y

19:10 Limerick

Henry Star

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Philip Fenton

13-race maiden but promising chase debut on his penultimate start when third of 14 in a beginners' at Cork; lesser effort at Downpatrick last week; up in trip.

25/1

6th

3

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 3f 55y

18:45 Downpatrick

Henry Star

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Philip Fenton

5/2

3rd

6

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

Henry Star

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Philip Fenton

Some fair maiden hurdle form but below best both recent starts following a lengthy absence; probably best watched here on chasing debut.

50/1

Form: 1P-P95

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Runaway winner of Gowran maiden hurdle over a year ago but disappointing since, well held on chasing bow at Limerick last month; usual hood now left off.
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4th

12

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

That’ll Be The Day

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: James Joseph Mangan

Runaway winner of Gowran maiden hurdle over a year ago but disappointing since, well held on chasing bow at Limerick last month; usual hood now left off.

40/1

5th

5

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 1f 160y

16:15 Limerick

That’ll Be The Day

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: James Joseph Mangan

Looked good when winning a maiden hurdle last season but either pulled up or tailed off in three starts since and this is a big ask on chase debut.

20/1

9th

5

8th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:13 Cork

That’ll Be The Day

11st 5lb

Won a maiden hurdle on Rules debut in good style in March but pulled up in a novice having struggled with his jumping next time out and pulled up again when stopping quickly last month; questions to answer now and no chances taken with his opening mark.

11/1

Form: 61- D

Last run: 408 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point-to-point winner in Britain who got off the mark at second time of asking over hurdles in ordinary enough 2m4f Fairyhouse maiden in March 2021; interesting to see how he fares over fences now following 13 months absence, although yard have a strong contender in Grand Paradis.
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6th

7

29th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

16:50 Punchestown

Old Town Garde

10st 9lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

14/1

4th

6

15th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

16:00 Killarney

Old Town Garde

11st 4lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Won a point-to-point in Britain and Fairyhouse maiden hurdle last year; first run for over a year when respectable 23l fifth to stablemate Grand Paradis in a beginners' chase at Cork last month; should come on from that but up against it in this company.

10/1

5th

8

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

Old Town Garde

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Point-to-point winner in Britain who got off the mark at second time of asking over hurdles in ordinary enough 2m4f Fairyhouse maiden in March 2021; interesting to see how he fares over fences now following 13 months absence, although yard have a strong contender in Grand Paradis.

7/1

Form: 743409

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fair (102-rated) hurdler, sole win coming in good-ground Ballinrobe handicap last summer; didn't count on last month's chase bow at Clonmel and likely to need more time to make his mark over fences.
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8th

10

28th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

13:55 Punchestown

Union Park

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

25/1

10

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 3f 55y

18:45 Downpatrick

Union Park

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

12/1

Form: 155918

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Ordinary enough staying handicap hurdler with wins at Kilbeggan and Limerick; cheekpieces worn recently now left off for chasing debut and has it to do with several of these on hurdle ratings.
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11th

8

14th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 50y

16:50 Wexford

Rock Of Tuskar

11st 7lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

Ordinary enough staying handicap hurdler with wins at Kilbeggan and Limerick; cheekpieces often worn left off for last month's chasing debut when never sighted in Cork beginners'; inexperience a possible issue here on handicap chase debut but trip/ground to suit and definite scope for improvement off a fair mark with headgear back on.

8/1

7th

9

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

Rock Of Tuskar

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

Ordinary enough staying handicap hurdler with wins at Kilbeggan and Limerick; cheekpieces worn recently now left off for chasing debut and has it to do with several of these on hurdle ratings.

33/1

8th

5

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 3f 170y

15:10 Gowran Park

Rock Of Tuskar

11st 8lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

Career best when making it two wins from 10 starts at Limerick last month; 8lb rise demands a bit more and needs to prove he's as effective on ground this testing but not ruled out if cheekpieces have the same effect.

6/1

33/1

Form: 61816P D

Last run: 112 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Three-time winner in handicap hurdles earlier in the season but inauspicious start to chasing when pulled up at Down Royal over Christmas; given a break since and likely best watched on return.
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5th

2

28th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

13:55 Punchestown

Dympnas Well

12st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

12/1

6th

7

2nd May 2022

Good

2m 3f 150y

15:45 Down Royal

Dympnas Well

11st 5lb

J: Ian Power

T: Paul Nolan

Three-time winner in handicap hurdles earlier in the season but both attempts chasing have been disappointing and may need handicaps to make his mark in this discipline.

40/1

OUR TIP

Form: 423845

Last run: 168 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point-to-point winner a limited enough maiden hurdler; second try chasing after being soundly beaten in Listowel hunters chase last summer; hard to fancy.
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3rd

1

6th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Listowel

Babylon Beach

11st 12lb

J: Declan Queally

T: Ms Debbie Hartnett

midfield, headway 3 out, pushed along and went modest fourth before 2 out, not fluent 2 out, ridden and went third last, kept on

6/1

2nd

7

15th May 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:30 Killarney

Babylon Beach

11st 4lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Ms Debbie Hartnett

9th

2

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

Babylon Beach

11st 12lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Ms Debbie Hartnett

Point-to-point winner a limited enough maiden hurdler; second try chasing after being soundly beaten in Listowel hunters chase last summer; hard to fancy.

50/1

20/1

Form: 35P127 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fairly useful handicap hurdler (rated 115) with sole win coming over this trip at Navan last month (yielding); never sighted last time at Wexford; surprise if 5yo made an immediate impact chasing.
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6th

6

13th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 100y

19:10 Kilbeggan

Silvertown

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

10th

10

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

Silvertown

11st 12lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Gavin Cromwell

Fairly useful handicap hurdler (rated 115) with sole win coming over this trip at Navan last month (yielding); never sighted last time at Wexford; surprise if 5yo made an immediate impact chasing.

20/1

7th

5

1st Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:00 Wexford

Silvertown

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Form: 213FU8 C

Last run: 190 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fairly useful hurdler, winning 3m maiden here last summer; jumping has let him down so far over fences, soundly beaten on first completion at Fairyhouse last time; hard to have confidence in.
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7th

5

27th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:10 Limerick

Heroes Of Renown

11st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: J Motherway

Just a maiden hurdle win to his name; was running a promising race when coming down on chase debut but hasn't built on that in four runs since; distant third in a Tipperary beginners' earlier this month; may do better now handicapping but will need to.

7/1

3rd

4

5th May 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 70y

18:45 Tipperary

Heroes Of Renown

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: J Motherway

Winning hurdler and mixed form over fences; looked like getting involved when falling at Killarney in August on his chase debut but no trace of that form since and his jumping has been poor; trying again here and has the ability but there's plenty there that's off-putting too.

10/1

7th

8

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 0y

19:30 Kilbeggan

Heroes Of Renown

11st 12lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: J Motherway

Form: S46

Last run: 66 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced 7yo has shown little thus far and easily passed over.
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6th

15

27th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:10 Limerick

Soloman Lane

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Martin Hassett

Soundly beaten in two runs over fences and makes little appeal here.

7/1

6th

12

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 0y

19:30 Kilbeggan

Soloman Lane

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Martin Hassett

11

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

Soloman Lane

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Martin Hassett

Lightly raced 7yo has shown little thus far and easily passed over.

100/1

Form: 00

Last run: 112 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Second in Stradbally point-to-point for Sean Doyle before GBP45,000 switch to current yard but moderate runs in bumper and when reportedly burst a blood vessel in maiden hurdle over Christmas; now tried fences but can only be watched for now.
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4

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

Grain De Folie

11st 12lb

J: Donal McInerney

T: John C McConnell

Second in Stradbally point-to-point for Sean Doyle before GBP45,000 switch to current yard but moderate runs in bumper and when reportedly burst a blood vessel in maiden hurdle over Christmas; now tried fences but can only be watched for now.

50/1

15th

7

26th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Leopardstown

Grain De Folie

12st 0lb

J: Jonathan Moore

T: John C McConnell

Second in Stradbally point-to-point for Sean Doyle before GBP45,000 switch to current yard but inauspicious hurdles debut at Kilbeggan back in June and can only be watched here on return.

150/1

Form: 1-6274

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 123

Form & Verdict
Placed just once from 5 attempts chasing but that was a fine second in a Limerick rated novice over Christmas when forcing it; faded quite tamely under similar tactics at Gowran however on latest; questionable if this longer trip will suit.
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13

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

The Priests Leap

11st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: A L T Moore

Placed just once from 5 attempts chasing but that was a fine second in a Limerick rated novice over Christmas when forcing it; faded quite tamely under similar tactics at Gowran however on latest; questionable if this longer trip will suit.

11/2

4th

6

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 2f 0y

15:45 Gowran Park

The Priests Leap

10st 4lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: A L T Moore

Not disgraced in a beginners' behind Ferny Hollow before going close in a novice at Limerick in December; tailed off at Down Royal last time but can progress now handicapping and more testing ground is fine.

5/1

Form: 7-1642 D

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict
Useful 130-rated hurdler for Nicky Henderson and pick of 3 attempts chasing on latest when a remote second to long odds-on Mt Leinster at Leopardstown last month; generally sound jumper, needs to improve to win a beginners' chase such as this.
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5th

5

15th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

19:00 Wexford

Global Society

11st 9lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

held up in behind leaders, not fluent 4th, reminders when lost fourth after 6th, lost touch when pushed along after 4 out, soon weakened, tailed off

10/1

24th

2

28th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 40y

15:40 Punchestown

Global Society

12st 0lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

Won 2m4f Worcester handicap hurdle on summer ground for Nicky Henderson last year; couple of respectable efforts in beginners' chases for present yard (over a year since last winner) and switches back to hurdles after getting stuck on heavy ground on latest outing at Cork.

25/1

3

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

Global Society

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

Useful 130-rated hurdler for Nicky Henderson and pick of 3 attempts chasing on latest when a remote second to long odds-on Mt Leinster at Leopardstown last month; generally sound jumper, needs to improve to win a beginners' chase such as this.

12/1

Form: 007P

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Poor form in 3 hurdles and a chase; cheekpieces tried.
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15

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

Doyenotheline

11st 5lb

J: Jordan Canavan

T: L J Archdeacon

Poor form in 3 hurdles and a chase; cheekpieces tried.

100/1

4

10th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Tramore

Doyenotheline

10st 13lb

J: Jordan Canavan

T: L J Archdeacon

Well beaten in her first three starts; safe to look elsewhere; due to run in the 4.30 at Ballinrobe Friday.

66/1

7

8th Apr 2022

Good

2m 1f 142y

16:30 Ballinrobe

Doyenotheline

10st 13lb

J: Jordan Canavan

T: L J Archdeacon

Form: 6/F-03

Last run: 305 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Reserve; moderate maiden hurdler of no appeal now sent chasing.
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15

30th Jun 2022

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

19:50 Tipperary

De Grey Mink

10st 13lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Liam G O’Brien

took keen hold, chased leaders, not fluent 4th, reminders after 5 out, soon weakened quickly, pulled up before 3 out

66/1

17

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

De Grey Mink

11st 12lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Andrew Kinirons

Reserve; moderate maiden hurdler of no appeal now sent chasing.

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Payout
Exacta €60.00
Straight Forecast €38.80
Tricast €0.00
Trifecta €1328.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Grand Paradis

TOPSPEED:

Global Society

The Irish Sun:

Aione

RP Ratings (IRE):

Grand Paradis

POSTDATA:

Grand Paradis