May 27 / 20.10 Limerick

20.10 Limerick

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Limerick Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5701.68
  • 3m 1f 110y
  • 9 runners
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Limerick Handicap Chase

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £30.90
  • Place: £5.40

Form: 126P0-

Last run: 118 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Won a mares' beginners' at Tramore in August before a narrow defeat in a handicap chase at Galway; not at that level since and tailed off back over hurdles last time; looks on a tough mark for now but a break might have helped freshen her up.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

6

14th Aug 2022

Good

2m 5f 150y

16:35 Tramore

Twilight Girl

11st 5lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Peter Fahey

led narrowly or disputed lead, led overall before 5th, pushed along on inner and headed before 2 out, not fluent 2 out, soon ridden and beaten

7/1

21

31st Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 60y

14:30 Galway

Twilight Girl

10st 2lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Peter Fahey

First reserve; chase winner at Limerick in May but never travelling when a pulled up favourite back over hurdles at Cartmel last month; feasibly treated on the best of her chase form.

3

26th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

3m 1f 83y

Class 4

17:00 Cartmel

Twilight Girl

11st 13lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Peter Fahey

prominent, ridden after 2 out, soon weakened, tailed off

11/4

14/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 8P3-05 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 8lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict
Won four over hurdles in 2020; only beaten roughly 1l when third in a novice handicap chase at Wexford last month; bit below form in two runs over hurdles since; just his fourth chase start and only has a 1lb rise to cope with for his narrow defeat.
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4th

3

14th Aug 2022

Good

2m 5f 150y

16:35 Tramore

Balinaboola Steel

11st 8lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Joseph Hanlon

towards rear, not fluent 3 out, pushed along and headway on outer before 2 out, soon ridden, every chance when slightly hampered last, no extra run-in

4/1

12th

9

31st Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 60y

14:30 Galway

Balinaboola Steel

11st 1lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

in rear, pushed along and no impression before 2 out, eased approaching last, tailed off

8/1

3rd

7

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

19:45 Limerick

Balinaboola Steel

11st 0lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Joseph Hanlon

raced wide, towards rear, headway on outer after 3 out, led before 2 out, pushed along after 2 out, went clear run-in

7/1

Form: U3130-

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Tailed off in cross country and the Punchestown festival last time but had been in good form prior to that over regulation fences; would need a career best to defy this mark though.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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4th

3

26th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

3m 1f 107y

Class 4

14:50 Cartmel

Super Citizen

11st 13lb

J: Mr M J M O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

prominent, pushed along 12th, lost position and ridden 14th, left in fourth 2 out, weakened after last

5/1

3rd

8

27th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:10 Limerick

Super Citizen

11st 11lb

J: Mr M J M O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Tailed off in cross country and the Punchestown festival last time but had been in good form prior to that over regulation fences; would need a career best to defy this mark though.

9/1

11th

6

30th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 0y

14:35 Punchestown

Super Citizen

12st 3lb

J: Miss M O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Career best with Leopardstown handicap chase win on his penultimate outing; had not looked like a natural over these fences previously, unseating here in February.

14/1

Form: 2600-3

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict
Won a handicap chase at Downpatrick this time last year from 6lb lower and returned to form when third of 11 in a Down Royal handicap earlier this month; entitled to come on for that run and one to be interested in here.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

8

24th Jul 2022

Good

3m 2f 13y

Class 2

15:05 Uttoxeter

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10st 2lb

J: Mr Joshua Newman

T: Kayley Woollacott

in touch with leaders, nearly lost jockey 1st, dropped to rear 5th, became detached 14th, ridden after 15th, weakened gradually from 3 out

14/1

4th

11

27th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:10 Limerick

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11st 9lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Won a handicap chase at Downpatrick this time last year from 6lb lower and returned to form when third of 11 in a Down Royal handicap earlier this month; entitled to come on for that run and one to be interested in here.

11/2

3rd

9

2nd May 2022

Good

3m 2f 50y

16:20 Down Royal

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11st 2lb

J: Derek Thomas McGrath

T: Henry De Bromhead

Lost form after a win and a second at Downpatrick early last season; returns from a break with a fair amount to prove having finished towards the rear at this venue in October.

12/1

Form: 83515-

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 108

Form & Verdict
Left her previous form behind with beginners' success at Tramore last month but never involved in a mares' handicap at Punchestown since; not obviously well treated but still early days in handicaps.
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2

6th Aug 2022

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:25 Kilbeggan

Clonmoyle

11st 13lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

towards rear of midfield, no impression when pulled up 2 out (usual 3 out)

16/1

6th

16

27th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:10 Limerick

Clonmoyle

11st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Peter Fahey

Left her previous form behind with beginners' success at Tramore last month but never involved in a mares' handicap at Punchestown since; not obviously well treated but still early days in handicaps.

12/1

5th

12

28th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 50y

19:10 Punchestown

Clonmoyle

10st 1lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

12/1

Form: P870-2 C

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Dual winner over fences; major step back in the right direction when runner-up in a Down Royal handicap chase earlier this month; nudged up 1lb and can go well again but might be vulnerable to better handicapped sorts.
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8th

8

14th Aug 2022

Good

2m 5f 150y

16:35 Tramore

Mister Bells

11st 0lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Paul Nolan

disputed lead on inner, nudged along after 13th, lost position after 3 out, soon ridden and beaten

14/1

5th

11

1st Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

19:45 Wexford

Mister Bells

10st 4lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Paul Nolan

led, faced challenge when not fluent 6th, headed before 4 out, pushed along and lost second 2 out, ridden and no extra when approaching last

10/1

7th

6

27th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:10 Limerick

Mister Bells

11st 11lb

J: Mr R James

T: Paul Nolan

Dual winner over fences; major step back in the right direction when runner-up in a Down Royal handicap chase earlier this month; nudged up 1lb and can go well again but might be vulnerable to better handicapped sorts.

7/1

OUR TIP

Form: 268P-F

Last run: 25 days

W: 12st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict
0-8 over fences; promising return when runner-up in a Punchestown handicap in December but either tailed off or failed to complete in four subsequent outings; some rain might help.
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8th

1

27th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:10 Limerick

Ragnar Lodbrok

12st 3lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Gordon Elliott

0-8 over fences; promising return when runner-up in a Punchestown handicap in December but either tailed off or failed to complete in four subsequent outings; some rain might help.

16/1

12

16th May 2022

Good

3m 2f 0y

19:30 Killarney

Ragnar Lodbrok

10st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

25/1

3

2nd May 2022

Good

3m 2f 50y

16:20 Down Royal

Ragnar Lodbrok

11st 10lb

J: Ben Mulligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Ran well in first-time blinkers at Punchestown on New Year's Eve when second to the subsequent Irish Grand National winner Lord Lariat; disappointing in three starts since then, including Tramore event in which Pat Coyne was second.

10/1

Form: FU87-3

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict
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.
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10th

4

15th Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:00 Killarney

Heroes Of Renown

11st 5lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: J Motherway

midfield, not fluent 6th, ridden and weakened before 3 out

33/1

10th

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.

10/1

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

Form: 60/F/4 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 12st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict
Four-time winner over fences; however, missed all of 2020 and has looked regressive since; tailed off in hunter chase at Killarney last time; now tries a visor; questions to answer.
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4

27th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:10 Limerick

Sizing Rome

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: J T R Dreaper

Four-time winner over fences; however, missed all of 2020 and has looked regressive since; tailed off in hunter chase at Killarney last time; now tries a visor; questions to answer.

33/1

4th

5

16th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

20:00 Killarney

Sizing Rome

11st 7lb

J: Mr P C Bannon

T: J T R Dreaper

16/1

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Payout
Exacta €1960.00
Straight Forecast €1858.00
Tricast €14156.30
Trifecta €8708.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

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POSTDATA:

Norwigi

The Irish Sun:

Heroes Of Renown

TOPSPEED:

Avec Espoir

RP Ratings (IRE):

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