July 20 / 18.15 Limerick

18.15 Limerick

Good

Jim Ryan Racecourse Services Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5701.68
  • 2m 3f 160y
  • 11 runners
RTV
View Course
Jim Ryan Racecourse Services Handicap Chase

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £9.40
  • Place: £3.50

Form: 0P-040

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 4lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Soundly beaten on recent starts, including on Flat at Curragh three days ago and has to stage a revival to feature.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

7

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:15 Limerick

Cluan Dara

10st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

raced wide, towards rear, not fluent 2nd, not fluent 4th, headway from 4 out, led on outer before 2 out, pushed along and went clear after 2 out, ridden run-in, reduced lead towards finish, all out (trainer said, regarding the apparent improvement in form, that the riding tactics where both horses were dropped in combined with the fast early pace helped both horses stay on in the latter stages)

16/1

11th

7

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Curragh

Cluan Dara

12st 0lb

J: Marie Vallet

T: John Patrick Ryan

Fair handicapper for whom trip/ground okay; could play a role.

33/1

14/1

  • Place: £6.40

Form: 6-150P D

Last run: 3 days

W: 11st 5lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Dual chase winner was poor over hurdles at Clonmel then never travelled on heavily watered ground at Tipperary last time; chance if rebounding.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

9

4th Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 50y

19:35 Sligo

Father Jed

10st 13lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: John Patrick Ryan

never better than mid-division, pushed along after 3 out, ridden and weakened from 2 out

11/2

2nd

5

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:15 Limerick

Father Jed

11st 5lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: John Patrick Ryan

detached in rear, joined main group 8th, pushed along and headway from 4 out, went second before 2 out, ridden but outpaced after 2 out, rallied run-in, ran on

14/1

12/1

  • Place: £4.60

Form: 7P-957 D

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
Never involved on Flat at Killarney last time but best of three novice chase runs came over C&D, so is one to consider on handicap debut.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:15 Limerick

Groveman

11st 9lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

towards rear, not fluent 1st, midfield 8th, pushed along after 3 out, soon chased leaders, outpaced 2 out, soon ridden, rallied run-in, went third towards finish, ran on

12/1

12th

5

(11)

12th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 185y

19:00 Killarney

Groveman

9st 9lb

J: Emmet McNamara

T: E McNamara

always towards rear, pushed along 4f out, ridden and became detached 3f out, eased from under 2f out

10/1

7th

7

27th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:10 Limerick

Groveman

11st 12lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Multiple winner on the Flat and over hurdles; no real impression on either run over fences and needs this for a handicap mark.

33/1

Form: 695046 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Some decent hurdle runs lately but 0-20 over fences and has a lot of ground to make up on Brog Ahaon from their last meeting; others preferred.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

9

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 0y

18:25 Roscommon

Gold Creek

10st 9lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Aengus King

midfield on outer, lost ground 4 out, pushed along and no impression from 3 out

10/1

4th

8

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:15 Limerick

Gold Creek

10st 2lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Aengus King

close up, led 9th, pushed along and headed before 2 out, outpaced approaching last, stayed on final 110yds

14/1

5/1

Form: 64-545

Last run: 17 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Impressive Kilbeggan 2m6f novice winner two years ago and some decent runs in defeat since; not a bad run over 2m at Tramore last time and raised in trip today will help; player.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

1

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:15 Limerick

Turbo

12st 0lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: J R Finn

midfield, chased leaders 7th, soon led, headed 9th, pushed along and made challenge after 3 out, ridden before 2 out, soon weakened gradually

5/1

5th

3

3rd Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:55 Tramore

Turbo

11st 8lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: J R Finn

midfield, pushed along and some headway on inner after 3 out, switched left on outer before 2 out, jumped left last, kept on run-in, not reach leaders

14/1

Form: 1676-0 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 0lb

14 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Veteran has been soundly beaten recently and little chance from 7lb out of the handicap.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

15

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 0y

18:25 Roscommon

Bellgrove

10st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: P M Cloke

midfield, pushed along and some headway 3 out, mistake 2 out, kept on and went modest fourth run-in, never near to challenge

16/1

6th

11

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:15 Limerick

Bellgrove

10st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: P M Cloke

midfield, ridden 4 out, soon lost position, rallied from 2 out, not pace to challenge

28/1

Form: -85323 D

Last run: 5 days

W: 10st 0lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Just 1-50 under rules but has been in decent form lately, placed at Wexford and Kilbeggan; still needs more to make the breakthrough.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

12

5th Aug 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:00 Wexford

Trans Wood

10st 0lb

J: Sarah Kavanagh

T: Gordon Michael Doyle

midfield, headway on outer and in touch with leaders 5th, bad mistake 4 out, no impression from 3 out

13

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 0y

18:25 Roscommon

Trans Wood

10st 6lb

J: Mr T Power Roche

T: Gordon Michael Doyle

Is 1-37 over hurdles, 0-14 over fences; fair placed form at Wexford (twice) and Kilbeggan before out of the money last time, just behind the veteran Bellgrove when seventh at Limerick.

10/1

7th

10

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:15 Limerick

Trans Wood

10st 0lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Gordon Michael Doyle

midfield, not fluent 1st, chased leaders when ridden 4 out, weakened after 3 out

7/1

OUR TIP

Form: 70-432 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 12st 0lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Four-time chase winner put in three solid runs over hurdles lately and has a squeak off this mark back over fences.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

10

8th Aug 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

19:55 Ballinrobe

Well Joey

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Paul Stafford

prominent, pushed along and lost position after 2 out, ridden and weakening when not fluent last, soon no extra

9/1

8th

2

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:15 Limerick

Well Joey

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Paul Stafford

close up, not fluent 3rd, mistake 3 out, soon weakened

11/2

2nd

1

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

19:10 Bellewstown

Well Joey

11st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Paul Stafford

prominent, went second halfway, led when not fluent 3 out, ridden and faced strong challenge 2 out, rallied but headed final 110yds, no extra towards finish

7/2

Form: 2-0726

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 7lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Maiden under all codes didn't run badly at Tramore last twice but needs to find improvement; has ground to make up on Turbo from last time, though.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

6

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:15 Limerick

Inagh’s Gift

10st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Sean P Hennessy

close up, led 1st, headed and chased leaders after 7th, ridden and weakened after 3 out

15/2

6th

12

3rd Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:55 Tramore

Inagh’s Gift

10st 1lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Sean P Hennessy

towards rear of midfield, pushed along after 3 out, headway on inner approaching last, kept on, never near to challenge

12/1

2nd

8

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 50y

17:00 Tramore

Inagh’s Gift

10st 0lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Sean P Hennessy

towards rear, headway 3 out, pushed along and went third 2 out, ridden and switched left approaching last, chased clear leader run-in, no match for winner

20/1

Form: 060/01 C

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict
Got off the mark over fences here (2m1f) last time, reportedly well suited by the sound surface and a player again off 5lb higher.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

3

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:15 Limerick

Brog Ahaon

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Moses McCabe

briefly led, chased leaders 1st, bad mistake 6th, soon ridden and reminder, dropped to rear after 7th, beaten 5 out

7/2

1st

1

27th May 2022

Good

2m 1f 160y

17:10 Limerick

Brog Ahaon

12st 0lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Moses McCabe

Maiden hurdle winner at Kilbeggan in 2019; little to recommend over fences including in a Tipperary handicap three weeks ago after 20 months off; best watched.

20/1

13th

3

5th May 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 60y

18:15 Tipperary

Brog Ahaon

11st 10lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Moses McCabe

Form: PU7-1U CD

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Got off the mark when winning over C&D in May before being hampered at Wexford; has a squeak again up 5lb.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

16

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 0y

18:25 Roscommon

Neptunus Equester

10st 7lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

Two failures to complete since a shock win at Limerick in May; valid excuse last time, but does not seem dependable; first reserve.

9

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:15 Limerick

Neptunus Equester

10st 0lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear of midfield, sprawled on landing 9th, soon lost position, pulled up before 4 out, not recover (jockey said gelding got hampered in the back straight and pulled up)

11/2

11

8th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Wexford

Neptunus Equester

11st 0lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders when not fluent 4th, ridden after 3 out, no impression before 2 out

11/2

Terms and conditions

*Odds displayed on this page are sourced directly from online bookmakers. Please check all details before placing your bet(s). 18+ only.

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €1289.00
Straight Forecast €683.00
Tricast €12323.30
Trifecta €5405.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Trans Wood

TOPSPEED:

Inagh's Gift

SPOTLIGHT:

Turbo

The Irish Sun:

Well Joey

POSTDATA:

Trans Wood