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18:45 Downpatrick

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Special Birthday Greetings Beginners Chase

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  • 2m 3f 55y
  • 14 runners
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Special Birthday Greetings Beginners Chase

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

15/2 (Won)

  • Win: £7.00
  • Place: £2.80

Form: 0250-6

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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7

1st Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:37 Gowran Park

Na Caith Tobac

11st 2lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Paul W Flynn

Went close at Kilbeggan in August but two lesser efforts last month including back over timber from his lower hurdle mark a fortnight ago; 2-5 over fences though and there may be more to come in this sphere; best form on good; engaged at Gowran on Friday.

7/1

7

30th Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:02 Gowran Park

Na Caith Tobac

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Paul W Flynn

led, joined after 4th, disputed lead when fell heavily 5th

10/1

6th

10

2nd Sep 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

19:00 Kilbeggan

Na Caith Tobac

10st 8lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Paul W Flynn

took keen hold, led, headed and prominent 5 out, lost position and pushed along after 3 out, no impression after 2 out, beaten when mistake last

8/1

25/1

  • Place: £5.20

Form: 700U8-

Last run: 87 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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14

20th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 6f 140y

12:55 Punchestown

Majavango

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Thomas Gibney

prominent, jumped left 4 out

7/1

7

12th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:15 Naas

Majavango

11st 7lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Thomas Gibney

Has come back in good form this season, was a close third in a Downpatrick beginners' before stepping up to 2m5f in bolting up at Tramore last month; first handicap and a very interesting runner.

7/1

1st

4

13th Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 150y

16:45 Tramore

Majavango

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

chased clear leader, led after 4 out, faced challenge and nudged along when left clear 2 out, ridden and ran on well run-in

9/4

9/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 07315- C

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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1

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 193y

16:50 Thurles

Winding River

11st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

Both wins have come at Downpatrick including a handicap success over 2m4f on soft ground last April; made a couple of mistakes at Killarney the following month; may need this after a lengthy break.

10/1

Form: 4096P-

Last run: 64 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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6

3rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 80y

18:35 Down Royal

Sam Lorenzo

11st 9lb

J: Niall Moore

T: W J Bryson

keen to post, led, mistake 5th, not fluent 6th, joined when edged left after 3 out, pushed along and weakened before 2 out, no impression when brought down 2 out

14/1

4th

9

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 3f 55y

18:45 Downpatrick

Sam Lorenzo

11st 12lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: W J Bryson

40/1

9

17th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:15 Down Royal

Sam Lorenzo

10st 4lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: W J Bryson

Faced a stiff task in a conditions race last time, this is more realistic but does not seem well handicapped on the evidence of early-season form at Downpatrick.

25/1

Form: 95788-

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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7

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 1f 160y

15:15 Limerick

Elmount

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Eamon Courtney

Winner in Britain; pulled up on his sole Irish start at Thurles in October; hard to fancy.

33/1

0

5

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 112y

14:15 Thurles

Elmount

11st 7lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Eamon Courtney

Sole win over fences in Britain came at Catterick last season; however, tailed off at Ludlow when last seen, has stamina to prove at this trip and probably best watched on yard debut returning from 163 days off (bought for £10,000 in August).

18/1

6th

1

9th May 2023

Good

1m 7f 212y

Class 5

19:30 Ludlow

Elmount

12st 1lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Alastair Ralph

Gained his breakthrough success at Catterick (2m) in February and posted another solid effort when second of nine in 2m1f Plumpton handicap chase 30 days ago; he needs considering off an unchanged mark.

11/2

Form: 46F93-

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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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.

12/1

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: P3480-

Last run: 83 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

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4

26th Nov 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:35 Gowran Park

Excelcior

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

went remote third halfway

6/1

5th

5

29th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

13:58 Ayr

Excelcior

11st 10lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent on outer

8/1

4

21st Sep 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

15:20 Perth

Excelcior

11st 1lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent in chasing group, ridden 6th, soon dropped to rear, lost touch 4 out, well behind when pulled up before 2 out

8/1

11/1

Form: 08306-

Last run: 87 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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4th

4

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 140y

16:37 Down Royal

Hymie Weiss

11st 7lb

T: Liam Lennon

in touch with leaders, headway and pressed leaders before 3 out, weakened before 2 out

33/1

5

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 4f 118y

15:05 Thurles

Hymie Weiss

11st 8lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Noel Meade

towards rear

6/1

Form: P/10P- C

Last run: 311 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

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4

7th Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 110y

17:20 Downpatrick

Magic Piper

11st 13lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Gibney

in touch with leaders, jumped right 1st, prominent in chasing group when bumped 5th, lost position before 6th, dropped to rear before 9th, became detached when pulled up before 10th

9/1

3rd

6

14th Sep 2022

Good

2m 5f 47y

16:20 Sligo

Magic Piper

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

led narrowly, hit 4th, disputed lead from 6th, pushed along when headed after 3 out, left in lead and ridden 2 out, mistake and pecked on landing when headed last, soon no extra and lost second, burst blood vessel

9/2

7th

1

29th Aug 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:45 Downpatrick

Magic Piper

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 5th, nudged along and lost ground before 4 out, no impression from 3 out

11/2

Form: 9300-6

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

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10th

14

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 3f 55y

18:45 Downpatrick

Ever So Cool

11st 5lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

18/1

6th

9

6th May 2022

Good

2m 1f 100y

18:50 Downpatrick

Ever So Cool

11st 0lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

8/1

26

30th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 0y

18:35 Punchestown

Ever So Cool

11st 12lb

J: Reserve

T: Gordon Elliott

Form: 21470- D

Last run: 232 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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3rd

16

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 30y

19:50 Tramore

Royal Recital

11st 9lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

First reserve; declining form last year and down now to a mark of 90; could be interesting.

15

27th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 3f 92y

14:20 Clonmel

Royal Recital

11st 0lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Struggled for form during the Summer but was in the process of running his best race for a while when falling two out in a 3m handicap hurdle here last month; 2lb below his last winning mark and cannot be dismissed.

14/1

4

29th Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:10 Clonmel

Royal Recital

11st 9lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: Ross O’Sullivan

midfield, headway and tracked leaders towards far side halfway, pressed leaders 3 out, outpaced before 2 out, ridden disputing third when fell 2 out

14/1

Form: 78P68-

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Mare

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27th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:40 Limerick

Brooks Falls

12st 0lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: John Patrick Ryan

No a bad run over fences at Clonmel in March but well beaten at Downpatrick last week; handicap debut off a nice enough mark though and has to be considered.

10/1

12th

13

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 3f 55y

18:45 Downpatrick

Brooks Falls

11st 5lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

18/1

8th

8

8th Apr 2022

Good

2m 6f 22y

18:10 Ballinrobe

Brooks Falls

11st 0lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

Form: 6590-6

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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15th

9

30th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 40y

19:00 Ballinrobe

Ashqar

11st 0lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Tailed off over fences last time when tried in blinkers; probably a happier horse over hurdles but a career strike-rate of 1-52 sets the alarm bells ringing; cheekpieces are new.

25/1

5th

3

14th Sep 2022

Good

2m 5f 47y

16:55 Sligo

Ashqar

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Paul John Gilligan

raced in second early, jumped slightly left 2nd, dropped to rear before 10th, pushed along briefly when detached after 10th, slow jump 4 out, weakening when ridden and no impression after 3 out, tailed off

100/1

5th

13

23rd Aug 2022

Good To Firm

2m 4f 0y

16:40 Bellewstown

Ashqar

10st 6lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Declan Queally

soon midfield, pushed along when some headway before 3 out, ridden after 2 out, kept on but no impression after last

25/1

Form: 0665-

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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7

20th May 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 50y

16:35 Wexford

West Breeze

11st 9lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Winters

led, 4 lengths ahead 4 out

9/1

4th

10

2nd May 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

19:48 Ballinrobe

West Breeze

10st 2lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Michael Winters

Has improved over hurdles lately, winning a Clonmel handicap and bouncing back from a fall to run well at Cork last time; competes off an 8lb lower chase mark today gives him a solid chance in theory.

7/2

4th

2

9th Apr 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

West Breeze

11st 11lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Michael Winters

led, clear 2nd

8/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Henry Star

The Irish Sun:

Winding River

POSTDATA:

Brooks Falls

TOPSPEED:

Henry Star