May 20 / 18.45 Downpatrick

18.45 Downpatrick

Soft

Special Birthday Greetings Beginners Chase

  • Prize money: £5453.78
  • 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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2nd

5

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

19:55 Kilbeggan

Na Caith Tobac

10st 10lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Paul W Flynn

held up in behind leaders, not fluent 1st, not fluent 3 out (usual 4 out), pushed along and went modest third after last (usual 2 out), ridden and went second run-in, kept on, no match for winner

4/1

11th

12

(9)

28th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 0y

17:40 Galway

Na Caith Tobac

9st 11lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Paul W Flynn

in touch with leaders, ridden over 3f out, no impression when short of room under 2f out

20/1

6th

12

1st Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

19:45 Wexford

Na Caith Tobac

10st 3lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Paul W Flynn

prominent, pushed along and weakened before 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

12/1

25/1

  • Place: £5.20

Form: 700U8-

Last run: 87 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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2nd

6

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 3f 55y

18:45 Downpatrick

Majavango

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

25/1

14

6th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

19:20 Downpatrick

Majavango

12st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Thomas Gibney

8th

7

22nd Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

15:30 Navan

Majavango

11st 10lb

J: Colin Halpin

T: Thomas Gibney

Yet to hit the frame in seven starts and really struggled since handicapping; got no further than the opening flight when unseating latest; back up in trip here.

100/1

9/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 07315- C

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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6

5th Aug 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:25 Wexford

Winding River

11st 12lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Oliver McKiernan

never better than mid-division, detached 5 out, pulled up 4 out

12/1

8

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 0y

17:36 Tramore

Winding River

11st 12lb

J: Barry Browne

T: Oliver McKiernan

pressed leader, pecked on landing 5 out, nudged along and every chance when fell heavily 2 out

4/1

3rd

12

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 3f 55y

18:45 Downpatrick

Winding River

11st 12lb

J: Barry Browne

T: Oliver McKiernan

9/2

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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5th

16

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 3f 55y

18:45 Downpatrick

Elmount

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Ross O’Sullivan

4

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:30 Tramore

Elmount

11st 8lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Ross O’Sullivan

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 May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

16:50 Limerick

Excelcior

11st 4lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Was involved in a pair of handicap hurdles at Navan and Fairyhouse earlier in the season, earning RPRs of 103 and 101; form since has not been great but this is easier; no surprised if involved.

7/1

7th

2

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 3f 55y

18:45 Downpatrick

Excelcior

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

10/1

12th

10

26th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 7f 70y

15:43 Fairyhouse

Excelcior

11st 3lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Came on from his reappearance with two placed efforts including one here over a similar trip; lesser effort on softer ground last time though and conditions a concern again.

6/1

11/1

Form: 08306-

Last run: 87 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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5th

6

27th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 160y

19:10 Limerick

Hymie Weiss

11st 12lb

J: E Walsh

T: Noel Meade

Promise in maiden hurdles; low-key effort on chase debut last week; would need to better anything he's done over hurdles to be involved here.

25/1

8th

4

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 3f 55y

18:45 Downpatrick

Hymie Weiss

11st 12lb

J: E Walsh

T: Noel Meade

11/1

14

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 175y

18:30 Tramore

Hymie Weiss

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Noel Meade

Form: P/10P- C

Last run: 311 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

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7th

2

12th Aug 2022

Good

2m 5f 120y

17:20 Tramore

Magic Piper

11st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

led, mistake 1st, headed before 2nd, prominent until ridden and weakened gradually from 2 out, burst blood vessel (trainer said gelding burst a blood vessel in running)

7/1

8th

1

15th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

20:30 Kilbeggan

Magic Piper

12st 0lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Gibney

raced in second, pushed along and lost two places before 2 out, weakened approaching last

6/1

1st

6

11th Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:40 Downpatrick

Magic Piper

11st 6lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Thomas Gibney

in rear, not fluent 1st, not fluent 2nd, pushed along 6th, no impression when slow jump and jockey lost iron briefly 2 out, soon beaten and eased, ridden briefly but no response run-in

7/4

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

9

3rd Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

16:20 Tramore

Royal Recital

11st 3lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

took keen hold, towards rear, midfield after 8th, going easily and headway after 9th, pressed leader on outer before 2 out, soon led narrowly, ridden when headed approaching last, kept on but always held

20/1

6th

6

10th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

19:20 Clonmel

Royal Recital

11st 12lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

always towards rear, pushed along and no impression from 3 out

28/1

11th

8

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 3f 55y

18:45 Downpatrick

Royal Recital

11st 12lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

12/1

Form: 78P68-

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Mare

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1

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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14th

6

19th Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 95y

17:30 Ballinrobe

Ashqar

11st 6lb

J: Declan Queally

T: Declan Queally

midfield, pushed along after 3 out, weakened from 2 out

18/1

10

8th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 190y

18:05 Cork

Ashqar

11st 7lb

J: Declan Queally

T: Declan Queally

towards rear, headway after 4 out, midfield when switched right before 2 out, not fluent then brought down 2 out

8/1

Form: 0665-

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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14th

11

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 3f 55y

18:45 Downpatrick

West Breeze

11st 12lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Michael Winters

12/1

5th

9

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 4f 64y

16:50 Clonmel

West Breeze

11st 12lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Michael Winters

A couple of fair runs in maiden hurdles, including on yard debut at this venue last month, but likely to be better for the experience on chase debut.

25/1

6th

12

22nd Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:53 Clonmel

West Breeze

11st 4lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Michael Winters

Showed some ability for Mark McNiff in a Fairyhouse maiden hurdle in January; debuts here for Mick Winters and if improving on his last run he could get involved in a weak race.

12/1

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Exacta €1336.00
Straight Forecast €1148.30
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Henry Star

The Irish Sun:

Winding River

POSTDATA:

Brooks Falls

TOPSPEED:

Henry Star