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Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £6445.38
  • 2m 7f 14y
  • 14 runners
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Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Chase

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.20
  • Place: £2.40

Form: 709-33 CD BF

Last run: 39 days

W: 10st 6lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Close third in quite a competitive handicap hurdle at Punchestown in May and again to Secret Cargo at Wexford; in consistent form and another with a chance.

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5

2nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

15:55 Killarney

Im Not Alone

11st 3lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

towards rear of midfield, mistake 3rd, dropped to rear final circuit, pulled up after 4 out

14/1

6th

6

3rd Sep 2022

Good

3m 1f 50y

17:35 Wexford

Im Not Alone

11st 5lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

ran in snatches, in rear, pushed along briefly 1st, ridden briefly after 5th, towards rear of midfield after 6th, midfield when ridden before 4 out, outpaced after 3 out, soon no impression

12/1

13th

6

19th Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 0y

18:20 Killarney

Im Not Alone

11st 6lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

midfield early, towards rear when reminder after 6th, reminder before 10th, pushed along after 5 out, slow jump and weakened 4 out

8/1

OUR TIP

7/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 067-82

Last run: 43 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Bumper and maiden hurdle winner last summer came back to form when second in a Tramore handicap chase last month; more needed here but no surprise if there was more to come.

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4th

1

24th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 1

15:25 Perth

Malina Girl

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Gavin Cromwell

Smart mare who was an easy winner of a Cheltenham handicap in November (3m3f, soft); hasn't run quite as well since although was runner-up in an Exeter Listed mares' chase two runs ago (3m, heavy); worth considering.

11/4

5th

4

4th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:30 Leopardstown

Malina Girl

11st 11lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Most progressive staying chaser whose best run came when winning valuable 3m4f Cheltenham premier handicap in November on soft; fell at same venue subsequently but encouraging enough Exeter second last month; trip on the short side for hurdles return but 31lb lower hurdles mark can't be sniffed at with added bonus of rider's claim.

6/4

2nd

2

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 54y

Class 1

16:05 Exeter

Malina Girl

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Won the Ulster National (3m4f, soft) last April and ran away with a Grade 3 handicap at Cheltenham (3m3f, soft) in November; also travelling strongly when she fell three out at Cheltenham in December; the problem is her performance in the Classic Chase at Warwick (topweight but favourite) four weeks ago when she made a shortlived effort before four out, before tailing off; big shout if she bounces back.

15/8

11/2

  • Place: £3.70

Form: 8-0661

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Lost his way after winning at Gowran in November; came back to form when possibly a fortunate winner of a Wexford handicap chase last month; should go well.

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6th

2

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

18:28 Killarney

Secret Cargo

11st 13lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

Three wins over fences; been struggling this year but stays well and won off 1lb higher mark at Sligo last year; yard had a couple of chasers finish second at Tramore last week.

10/1

5th

10

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 170y

19:15 Wexford

Secret Cargo

11st 3lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Philip Fenton

Course winner over extended 3m1f last year and won at Sligo subsequently but has struggled in three runs this year and probably needs further.

20/1

12th

4

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 14y

15:05 Tipperary

Secret Cargo

11st 10lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Philip Fenton

Three-time winner over fences showed the benefit of Tipperary comeback when a good deal better at Wexford; personal best still needed to win off present mark over fences all the same and is open to attack, although not a great deal of miles on the clock at this game either.

14/1

Form: PP24-6

Last run: 47 days

W: 10st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Not at her best in a handicap hurdle at Ballinrobe in May; almost certainly better handicapped over hurdles but unexposed over fences and an interesting runner.

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6th

15

18th Dec 2022

Frozen

3m 0f 59y

13:14 Thurles

Costalita

10st 5lb

J: G B Noonan

T: P J Rothwell

Hurdle winner raced lazily but ran on over 2m5f at Tramore last time; has a chance if repeating that form with this longer trip a possible benefit.

8/1

2nd

10

6th Dec 2022

Soft

2m 5f 100y

15:15 Tramore

Costalita

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Has been running just alright over hurdles lately but has to improve on the form of her previous chasing efforts.

22/1

7th

11

22nd Nov 2022

Soft

3m 0f 100y

15:15 Limerick

Costalita

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Mare's sole win came nearly three years ago at Clonmel; bits and pieces of form this year, second at Down Royal in the spring and not shamed when sixth of 20 over this trip at Galway last month.

10/1

Form: PU/3-P

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 13lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Dual winner over fences; returned from a spell pointing when running very poorly in a Wexford handicap chase two weeks ago; claims on his best form.

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12

5th Sep 2022

Good

2m 6f 111y

19:15 Galway

Crazywork De Vassy

11st 2lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: Michael J McDonagh

soon led, headed but prominent 3rd, lost position after 5th, dropped to last when pushed along briefly and became detached before 8th, pulled up before 9th

40/1

5th

3

17th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 14y

15:32 Tipperary

Crazywork De Vassy

11st 13lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J McDonagh

chased leaders, stumbled on turn after 10th, soon lost position, beaten 3 out, tailed off

14/1

Form: 2F53-9

Last run: 13 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

In very good form over the winter, bolting up in a Naas handicap chase and runner-up under his penalty at Limerick and Thurles; no show after a short break in a Roscommon handicap hurdle last week but likely to fare a bit better here.

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7

27th Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:15 Punchestown

Brandy Harbour

10st 5lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: Mrs Grainne M O’Connor

Had a fine first half of the season and after some wobbles he got back on track with a clear-cut victory at Cork (2m, yielding), albeit in an eventful race; 12lb rise spells danger in this warmer company.

10/1

1st

5

10th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 160y

15:00 Cork

Brandy Harbour

10st 8lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: Mrs Grainne M O’Connor

Looks held on Gowran effort by Minx Tiara; evidence suggests he is too high in handicap at end of fine season.

20/1

9

11th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:45 Gowran Park

Brandy Harbour

10st 7lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: Mrs Grainne M O’Connor

Showed improved form earlier this season but that seems to have come to a halt lately and has 27l to make up on Union Park from their Thurles clash last time.

16/1

Form: 0P4-1U D BF

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Readily landed a Limerick handicap chase in first-time cheekpieces in May and was set to follow up when unseating at the last at Wexford last month; up 4lb for that but almost a winner without a penalty and hard to overlook here.

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3rd

1

26th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

11:40 Punchestown

Mica Malpic

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: E Bolger

held up in rear, headway and went fourth after 3 out, outpaced when nudged along after 2 out, kept on and went third towards finish, no match for first two

5/1

4th

1

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:50 Limerick

Mica Malpic

11st 12lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: E Bolger

Course winner stays much further but latest win was over this trip at Kilbeggan in August; followed that with fine third to subsequent Kerry National winner over 3m1f at same venue; below par latest and cheekpieces worn for all three wins are missing here; goes on soft but doesn't want it this heavy.

11/2

5th

7

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 6f 0y

16:30 Listowel

Mica Malpic

11st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: E Bolger

Is 3-15 as a chaser; under a big weight he was an excellent third over 3m1f at Kilbeggan last month (soft) and the winner landed the big chase here on Wednesday; fine over this shorter trip and has won here; solid.

3/1

Form: 22F-P6

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Poor return to action in a Tramore handicap chase last month; did better in a handicap hurdle at Wexford 11 days later and could get into the shake-up if he comes on again.

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5

17th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 14y

15:32 Tipperary

Bolbec

11st 11lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

close up, led narrowly or disputed lead after 2nd, led clearly before 10th, headed 3 out, soon ridden, no extra when mistake and unseated rider 2 out

16/1

6th

1

15th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 100y

17:50 Wexford

Bolbec

12st 0lb

J: Ms H Phillips

T: John Joseph Hanlon

midfield, nudged along after 4 out, minor headway but no impression before 2 out, keeping on when not fluent last, ridden and no extra run-in

33/1

1

4th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 50y

15:35 Tramore

Bolbec

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

prominent, mistake and lost ground 12th, dropped to rear 4 out, soon pulled up

10/1

Form: 521-28 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Off for 11 months before a narrow defeat in a Tramore beginners chase last month; ran no race at Wexford subsequently but respected if a line can be put through that.

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12

17th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 5f 150y

18:15 Tramore

Leac An Scail Lady

11st 5lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Butler

Killarney maiden hurdle winner for Henry de Bromhead ran a belter over C&D making chasing debut last June; however, her form deteriorated after and on a recovery mission for new yard today.

16/1

7th

7

6th Aug 2022

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:25 Kilbeggan

Leac An Scail Lady

11st 8lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent in chasing group, briefly left in lead 5 out, not fluent and headed 3 out (usual 4 out), pushed along and weakened quickly after last (usual 2 out)

6/1

7

17th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 14y

15:32 Tipperary

Leac An Scail Lady

11st 8lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Henry De Bromhead

led narrowly or disputed lead, headed before 10th, chased leader when mistake and fell 5 out

8/1

Form: 6F70-0

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Won a Wexford handicap chase in September but lost her form afterwards and no sign of anything on her return to action at the same venue in May; others preferred.

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0

1

11th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:37 Gowran Park

Buttons And Bows

12st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Patrick J Flynn

Her wins have been on drier ground and opposable on that alone; recent efforts not her best, either.

12/1

0

16

17th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Listowel

Buttons And Bows

11st 3lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Patrick J Flynn

Four wins have been on decent ground; best recent efforts in Wexford handicaps, second over 2m4f there on penultimate start; made a couple of mistakes when down the field at Kilbeggan last time; further rain could detract from her prospects.

12/1

9th

8

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Buttons And Bows

11st 5lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Patrick J Flynn

Four wins have been on decent ground; best recent efforts in Wexford handicaps, latest when second over 2m4f; recent withdrawal due to soft ground at Tramore, ground more in her favour here.

13/2

Form: 86-150 D

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 6lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Eight career wins, most recently a Clonmel handicap hurdle in May; disappointed in a Limerick handicap chase and a Clonmel handicap hurdle since; others preferred.

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No Results Found

Form: 30F-40 CD

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Won a division of this race last year, his only success to date; probably a better effort when narrowly beaten by the prolific Glenquin Castle at Wexford; ran okay on his return to action at Wexford in May before running no race at Limerick; more needed.

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6th

13

11th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:28 Down Royal

Avec Espoir

10st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: V T O’Brien

Close behind Harvey's Quay at Listowel and followed up by winning a handicap chase at Killarney last month; up 6lb for that but respected and every chance that he could improve again.

7/1

Form: 0009-6

Last run: 58 days

W: 10st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

No win since maiden hurdle success in 2019; well held over fences last time and easily passed over.

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11

17th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 14y

15:32 Tipperary

Think Positive

10st 8lb

J: Jack Foley

T: P J Rothwell

always towards rear, beaten 3 out, soon pulled up

33/1

Form: P09-39

Last run: 48 days

W: 10st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Sole hurdle win was for Willie Mullins in 2018; poor at Ballinrobe last time but a squeak on his previous third there.

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13th

13

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Force Of Forces

10st 13lb

J: John Shinnick

T: I Madden

A winner for Willie Mullins in 2018; faced an impossible task last time from a long way out of the weights but still easy to take on.

33/1

11

13th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 216y

16:15 Thurles

Force Of Forces

10st 0lb

J: John Shinnick

T: I Madden

led narrowly, headed but prominent before 3rd

100/1

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Payout
Exacta €423.00
Straight Forecast €418.20
Tricast €3309.80
Trifecta €5550.00

Selections

The Irish Sun:

Malina Girl

SPOTLIGHT:

Mica Malpic

POSTDATA:

Secret Cargo

RP Ratings (IRE):

Crazywork De Vassy