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Good To Yielding

Tote Galway Plate (Handicap Chase) (Grade A)

  • Prize money: £133865.55
  • 2m 6f 111y
  • 22 runners
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Tote Galway Plate (Handicap Chase) (Grade A)

Runners: 25 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £28.00
  • Place: £4.70

Form: 21P1-2 D BF

Last run: 57 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 155

Form & Verdict

Missed the winter but came back in style in the spring, winning the bet365 Gold Cup at Sandown and finishing second in a staying handicap hurdle at Ballinrobe; this has evidently been the plan for a while and should not be far away, even if the trip is on the short side these days.

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3rd

8

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 213y

17:25 Punchestown

Hewick

11st 10lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: John Joseph Hanlon

in touch with leaders

14/1

6th

7

13th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 149y

Class 1

15:05 Aintree

Hewick

11st 10lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Admirable chaser who landed the King George, albeit somewhat fortuitously, at Kempton (3m, good) on last appearance; however, record suggests he's far from guaranteed to transfer the form back to hurdles, especially if the ground is soft/heavy.

8/1

20/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 1213-7

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 148

Form & Verdict

11-time winner and possibly better than ever this year, winning a Grade 2 and a Grade 3 hurdle; decent fifth in this race last year and 2lb lower now; not inconceivable.

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14

15th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

4m 2f 74y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Darasso

10st 13lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Unraced beyond 3m, seen most often at about 2m; the three runs over 2m6f/3m among his last six starts have all been good, including second in the Galway Plate and third in the Kerry National, but this reliable 10yo would still have to show himself in a very new light for a prominent finish today.

66/1

4th

3

18th Feb 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:27 Gowran Park

Darasso

11st 3lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Admirable sort equally effective over hurdles and fences, winning Red Mills Hurdle on this card back in 2019 and most recent of five chase wins came in 2m6f Thurles Listed contest in December; rare below-par effort when tough task at weights over inadequate trip in Grade 3 Limestone Lad Hurdle on latest but should run his race here.

7/2

5th

1

29th Jan 2023

Soft

1m 7f 151y

14:42 Naas

Darasso

11st 12lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

A dozen career wins for this admirably tough performer, including most recently in a Listed chase at Thurles at the beginning of last month; won a weaker version of this race last year and undoubtedly wants further, but he's not alone in that; looks sure to run his race.

9/2

10/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 23131-

Last run: 89 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 150

Form & Verdict

Enjoyed a good season over fences, culminating in a commanding victory in a Grade A handicap at the Punchestown festival; the choice of Paul Townend and might still have improvement in him.

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16th

11

4th Feb 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 107y

15:20 Leopardstown

El Barra

10st 9lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Three-time winner over fences but pulled up in both runs this season and up against it.

100/1

0

1

23rd Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 2f 175y

Class 2

13:50 Ascot

El Barra

12st 0lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Useful for Willie Mullins, including when third of 15 finishers in the Galway Plate (2m6f, good; has won on soft/heavy) in July 2022; however, he has failed to complete in two starts this year, pulling up for new yard over hurdles in October, and has something to prove back over fences.

20/1

10/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: 4-3111

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 144

Form & Verdict

Has promised a fair bit and has come good over fences, following up a pair of wins at Perth with a convincing novice success at Killarney; steps up in trip but already looks a much better chaser and an intriguing runner here.

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7th

1

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 98y

17:25 Punchestown

Ash Tree Meadow

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Galway Plate winner last August; won a Grade 2 match at Down Royal in November; remote fourth over 2m at Naas in February; more like it when landing a Grade 2 event over an extended 2m4f at Navan; first attempt at a Grade 1 prize now; trip may be inadequate.

25/1

Form: F0F-67 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 149

Form & Verdict

Most recent win came in a conditions chase at this meeting last year, but had been beaten out of sight in this race two days earlier and little he has done since would inspire confidence.

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No Results Found

Form: 61PB2- CD

Last run: 91 days

W: 10st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 143

Form & Verdict

Has had his jumping issues but has won over C&D and is a decent handicapper on his day; would not rule out.

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10

21st Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Listowel

Discordantly

10st 6lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Mrs John Harrington

Useful three-time chaser winner; fell at Killarney after sixth in Galway Plate, when running off a mark of 143; moderate hurdles run last time; others preferred.

25/1

7th

3

5th Sep 2022

Good

2m 5f 87y

17:15 Galway

Discordantly

11st 3lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Mrs John Harrington

led, joined before 3 out, headed and nudged along from 3 out, ridden and weakened before 2 out

14/1

2

20th Aug 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

17:05 Killarney

Discordantly

11st 10lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Mrs John Harrington

detached in rear, reminders after 1st, joined main group 7th, some headway from 4 out, pushed along when mistake and fell 3 out

5/1

Form: 5752F-

Last run: 100 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 150

Form & Verdict

Very high class hurdler, twice second to Honeysuckle in the Hatton's Grace; good chaser too and showed that high class handicaps are his bag with a narrow defeat in the Leinster National at Naas; beaten when falling at the last in the Irish National; often tricky at the start but trip and ground could be in his favour and might not be far away.

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0

3

9th Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

13:40 Clonmel

Ronald Pump

11st 11lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

One-time smart sort over hurdles and fences, was 2nd in the 2020 Stayers' Hurdle; however, is a long way from that level now and was beaten in two points' lately, so others preferred.

25/1

5th

5

12th Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

18:55 Kilbeggan

Ronald Pump

11st 0lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Runner-up in three Grade 1s over hurdles for his former yard; not at his best in four starts since joining this yard and was well beaten in a C&D handicap when last seen; visor replaces other headgear; best watched today.

50/1

9th

1

12th May 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Ronald Pump

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Ciaran Murphy

Runner-up in three Grade 1s over hurdles including the Stayers' Hurdle in 2020; however, seems to have lost his way and hasn't shown enough in three runs for this yard; tailed off over fences latest.

33/1

Form: /4UP7-

Last run: 88 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 152

Form & Verdict

Terrific servant to the stable and was a staying on fourth in this race last year; lightly raced since and prepared for this by winning a Flat maiden at Sligo in May; surprise if he wasn't thereabouts.

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5th

2

26th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 100y

15:00 Punchestown

The Shunter

11st 9lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Emmet Mullins

held up in last early, some headway when mistake 8th

8/1

1st

12

(3)

14th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 2f 0y

Class 2

14:40 Newmarket

The Shunter

9st 1lb

J: James Doyle

T: Emmet Mullins

Prolific spell over jumps culminated in 2021 Cheltenham Festival win; no joy in that sphere since and now a 10yo but he made up his ground too late when fourth of 20 at Naas (2m, heavy) last November and his 1m4f run this August was encouraging; missed last month's Irish Cesarewitch due to coughing but today's race can play to his strengths and he's in with a big shout.

10/1

Form: 3112F-

Last run: 241 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 152

Form & Verdict

Third in the Galway Hurdle last year and took that forward over fences, winning his first two starts including a Grade 3 at Cork and no disgrace in being unable to give 18lb to Riviere D'Etel at Punchestown; not seen since falling four out in the Drinmore in November but has been trained with this race in mind and very much respected.

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18

15th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

4m 2f 74y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Cape Gentleman

10st 8lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Initial promise as a novice (October 2021) has not been fulfilled; probably best run since when staying on in the 3m Kerry National last September only to fall at the last; unraced beyond that distance; changed hands and left Emmet Mullins before penultimate start; latest was a step back in the right direction but he has a lot to prove.

100/1

4th

1

8th Feb 2023

Soft

2m 7f 124y

13:45 Fairyhouse

Cape Gentleman

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Seven-time winner, including twice fences; scored on the Flat last summer; left Emmet Mullins after a hurdles run at Thurles in October; down the field in the Pertemps qualifier at Leopardstown on first start for this stable; form has become erratic but merits respect in this company.

11/2

14/1

Form: 31-111 C

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 160

Form & Verdict

13 career wins and on a five-timer here, following graded successes at Fairyhouse and Killarney with easy wins in uncompetitive conditions chases at Listowel and Tramore; third attempt at this race and just 3lb higher than when runner-up last year; big player.

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4th

1

27th Apr 2024

Good

2m 6f 164y

Class 1

14:25 Sandown

Easy Game

11st 8lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Has a fine strike-rate (14-28) over fences and goes very well (8-12) on good ground; back on song when winning six-runner 2m4f Grade 2 at Gowran last September, but was then off until pulling up in the Melling at Aintree two weeks ago; something to prove after that but he's a big player on his best form and conditions should be ideal; wears headgear for the first time.

4/1

2

12th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 200y

Class 1

15:30 Aintree

Easy Game

11st 10lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Acts on any going; absent since bagging Grade 2 honours at Gowran Park (2m4f) last September; has a respectable strike-rate, including when fresh, but his Grade 1 record is far from convincing on the whole; something to prove back at the top level.

14/1

Form: 04200- D

Last run: 132 days

W: 10st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 145

Form & Verdict

11 career wins but without success since running away with the 2020 Troytown; not much leeway from the handicapper and first-time blinkers will need to work an oracle.

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12th

12

(21)

2nd Aug 2023

Soft

2m 0f 110y

18:10 Galway

The Jam Man

9st 11lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: P J Rothwell

Much better known for his exploits as a ten-time jumps winner; only Flat success at York in 2020, others preferred at this stage of his career.

20/1

9th

4

(3)

23rd Jun 2023

Soft

2m 1f 0y

20:30 Limerick

The Jam Man

9st 10lb

J: James Ryan

T: P J Rothwell

Ten-time jumps winner, best known for his 2020 Troytown success; sole Flat win came over this trip at York in 2020, better of two runs for current yard on latest when fifth at Listowel under a positive ride; visor now tried; rider good value for his claim.

10/1

Form: 114-32 BF

Last run: 61 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 144

Form & Verdict

Won five of her first six over fences; more exposed since stepping up in class and others preferred here in her first handicap.

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11th

8

14th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 19y

Class 1

16:05 Aintree

Gin On Lime

11st 2lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Grade 3 winner as a novice and fourth in the competitive Kerry National at Listowel (3m, good) last September; not seen again until Cheltenham last month when getting no further than the second in the cross-country chase (16-1); probably significant that Rachael Blackmore prefers stablemate Upping The Anti.

25/1

15

15th Mar 2023

Soft

3m 6f 37y

Class 2

16:10 Cheltenham

Gin On Lime

11st 0lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Won Grade 3 novice chase at Tipperary (2m4f, yielding) in 2021 and fair fourth of 16 in the competitive Kerry National at Listowel (3m, good) last September when last seen; won on very soft ground when trained in France; makes her cross-country debut and has something to find with the chief form players, but she's worth each-way respect with her 7lb mares' allowance.

14/1

4th

12

21st Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Listowel

Gin On Lime

10st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

midfield, mistake 10th, headway after 4 out, in touch with leaders when pushed along home turn, soon ridden, left in fourth last, kept on

20/1

Form: /P343-

Last run: 100 days

W: 11st 1lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 149

Form & Verdict

Seven-time winner in total, including when warming up for this by winning a Killarney Flat maiden two weeks ago; no real experience in handicap chases of this nature and untried over the trip; others preferred.

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6

14th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 1f 0y

14:12 Fairyhouse

Castlegrace Paddy

10st 13lb

J: B J Cooper

T: P A Fahy

Three-time Grade 2 winner in his pomp a few seasons ago; seemingly regressive and last of four in a Grade 2 latest; drop in class should help but may need to come down further in the weights; distant third behind Dunvegan in this last year from 10lb higher.

18/1

1

28th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 160y

14:40 Limerick

Castlegrace Paddy

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: P A Fahy

Veteran with lots of class on his day but time seems to be catching up with him and tending to struggle this year; rarely tries handicaps but no threat at 50s in Galway Plate and hard to fancy albeit more suitable ground now.

14/1

25/1

Form: F5P39-

Last run: 91 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 150

Form & Verdict

Pulled up in this last year but third in the Kerry National and third in the Topham shows he can mix it in big handicaps; others preferred though.

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3rd

1

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 19y

Class 2

16:05 Aintree

Annamix

12st 0lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Experienced chaser and usually a very good jumper, as he displayed when third in the Topham Trophy over C&D two years ago; an easy winner of a Gowran hunter chase a month ago (3m1f, heavy) but Its On The Line does have his number on their previous clashes, so perhaps placed at best.

11/2

33/1

Form: 1440F-

Last run: 101 days

W: 11st 6lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 154

Form & Verdict

Has won a Grade A and a Grade B handicap chase; has struggled in higher grades and not seen since taking a crashing fall at Cork in April; enough question marks to make one look elsewhere.

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7th

4

20th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 1f 77y

Class 4

14:15 Bangor-on-Dee

Daly Tiger

11st 9lb

J: John Kington

T: L J Morgan

took keen hold, held up in rear, no impression before 3 out

25/1

3rd

10

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 203y

Class 2

15:15 Haydock

Daly Tiger

10st 10lb

J: John Kington

T: L J Morgan

His mark continues to fall and he hinted at a revival when 20l second here (2m, soft) last November; however, pulled up at Aintree (2m4f, heavy) since and he's back to having plenty to prove; visor replaces cheekpieces.

25/1

0

8

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 200y

Class 2

13:30 Aintree

Daly Tiger

10st 5lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: L J Morgan

10yo who continues to drop down the weights and there have been hints of promise on both starts this season, showing up well for a long way here (3m1f, good to soft) before 20l second of five at Haydock (2m, soft); this intermediate trip may be ideal but others are still a bit more compelling.

12/1

Form: 12323-

Last run: 90 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 155

Form & Verdict

One of the better novice chasers last year; unlucky not to win the Drinmore and put up a terrific effort when second in the Arkle at Cheltenham; more suited by this sort of trip and has run well here before; one of the likelier ones.

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2

27th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 111y

18:40 Galway

Gabynako

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear, headway into midfield 2 out, keeping on when fell last

8/1

3rd

3

28th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:35 Punchestown

Gabynako

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

3/1

2nd

5

15th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

1m 7f 199y

Class 1

14:10 Cheltenham

Gabynako

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Just two wins from 13 runs but he's already a better novice chaser than hurdler and he might have gained a Grade 1 success at Fairyhouse (2m4f, good) in November but for several mistakes late on; ran poorly on heavy ground next time; may not have shown his full hand yet but he has something to find with the principals and dropping back to 2m is a concern; tongue-tie added.

16/1

Form: 533U-3

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 150

Form & Verdict

Grade 1 winning novice chaser but disappointing last season and no match for Easy Game at Tramore; headgear tried here but a surprise if he could get involved.

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9

27th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 111y

18:40 Galway

Notebook

11st 2lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent, pushed along after 8th, weakening when slightly hampered 5 out, dropped to rear after 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

40/1

3rd

2

3rd Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 20y

17:30 Tramore

Notebook

11st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

raced in second, clear with one other, pushed along after 3 out, no impression when ridden after 2 out, lost second towards finish

5/1

2

8th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 19y

Class 1

16:05 Aintree

Notebook

11st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Stuck between a rock and a hard place since winning twice at the highest level as a novice and it wasn't a strong Grade 2 he won at the beginning of this season; has struggled since - latterly behind Sizing Pottsie - and, although a 3m winning pointer, all his best form under rules is at about 2m.

12/1

Form: 2F19-6

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 149

Form & Verdict

Not the easiest to work out at times; back to his best to win a Grade A handicap chase over 2m1f for the second straight year at the Dublin Racing Festival; ran okay in the Grimes Hurdle at Tipperary last time but others preferred.

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7th

1

8th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 14y

Class 3

16:20 Kelso

A Wave Of The Sea

12st 0lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Ben Haslam

took keen hold, midfield, outpaced before 3 out

20/1

13

14th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 2f 0y

Class 2

17:30 Cheltenham

A Wave Of The Sea

11st 6lb

J: Mr D G Lavery

T: Ben Haslam

Made the frame for Joseph O'Brien in two good handicaps last August/October and he's on a handy mark on that form; one to watch in the betting now in headgear for the first time for this trainer (last win came in these blinkers) but he's yet to shine for this yard and has plenty to prove.

50/1

7th

3

4th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 2

15:35 Musselburgh

A Wave Of The Sea

11st 0lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Ben Haslam

Very useful for Joseph O'Brien; respectable fourth in a couple of notable Irish handicaps this term; possibly unsuited by heavy ground on debut for Ben Haslam but in contention when unseating five out at Doncaster (3m) next time; on a 16-race losing sequence but a case can be made.

20/1

Form: 185-13 D

Last run: 52 days

W: 10st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 145

Form & Verdict

Back to his best with a narrow Aintree win in May and ran very well when close third at Perth last month; tongue-tie and cheekpieces tried here; hard to assess but a surprise if he was good enough.

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16

27th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 111y

18:40 Galway

Exelerator Express

10st 11lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

midfield, hampered by faller and unseated rider 3rd

25/1

3rd

1

5th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 180y

Class 2

16:01 Perth

Exelerator Express

12st 0lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

held up in rear, badly hampered 1st, shaken up before 3 out, switched left before 2 out, not fluent 2 out, ridden and outpaced approaching last, stayed on run-in, not reach leaders

11/4

Form: 2U-111

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 145

Form & Verdict

Has not stopped improving this summer, completing a hat-trick with a decisive success in the Midlands National at Kilbeggan; up 11lb for that but has a nice weight and there could be more to come.

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0

2

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

11:55 Fairyhouse

Hurricane Georgie

11st 10lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear, slow jump and dropped to rear 6th, soon pushed along, detached 8th

5/1

Form: /1U2-1

Last run: 59 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 144

Form & Verdict

Two wins from four over fences and impressed with the manner of his victory on his handicap debut at Punchestown in May; on the upgrade and could be a leading player here.

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14th

19

4th Feb 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 107y

15:20 Leopardstown

Fire Attack

10st 0lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Gordon Elliott

Dual winning chaser for Joseph O'Brien; soundly beaten in two chases for Gordon Elliott and very hard to make a case for at present; 2lb wrong.

66/1

8th

1

26th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

14:55 Leopardstown

Fire Attack

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

led, headed and raced in second before 2nd

14/1

9th

5

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 100y

14:17 Navan

Fire Attack

11st 0lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

led, not fluent 5th, headed before 3 out, soon lost position

16/1

Form: 26P4-7

Last run: 72 days

W: 10st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 142

Form & Verdict

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3

1st Mar 2023

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

17:20 Wincanton

Exit Poll

12st 6lb

J: Miss Alice Stevens

T: Alan King

Smart chaser when trained by Jessica Harrington in Ireland and well suited by good ground; unseated rider at fifth fence on last month's stable/hunter chase debut and his current ability remains tricky to gauge but he still features prominently in calculations.

4/1

4

30th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

16:10 Hereford

Exit Poll

12st 6lb

J: Mr Harry Myddelton

T: Alan King

Proved above average over fences for Jessica Harrington, having bagged Grade 3 honours (over 2m) last term, and he ran well in Killarney handicap (2m4f) on most recent chase start; absent since a hurdles defeat in September and now makes debut for Alan King; major contender on ratings.

5/1

3

22nd Aug 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

19:00 Ballinrobe

Exit Poll

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

3-17 over fences and whilst he has 10lb to find on the books with Cape Gentleman, he has as good a chance as any of his opponents of toppling him after bouncing back to form in good-class 2m4f handicap at Killarney on Saturday; conections will be hoping the trip might be a bit sharp for the market leader; has sporting chance.

6/1

Form: 8030-P

Last run: 72 days

W: 10st 8lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 142

Form & Verdict

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 160y

17:25 Punchestown

Samcro

12st 0lb

J: Mr T Hamilton

T: Gordon Elliott

led narrowly or disputed lead

20/1

9

15th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 2f 70y

Class 2

16:10 Cheltenham

Samcro

12st 0lb

J: Mr T Hamilton

T: Gordon Elliott

Dual Festival winner during his novice days (over hurdles and fences) but heady ambitions failed to materialise afterwards and his only subsequent success under rules was a Grade 3 chase at Killarney in May 2021; has got his mojo back in winning four of his last five points, the latest in November (soft/heavy) after an absence; it was a fair race in which he ran third last month; just a suspicion that others will see this trip out more strongly; effective in the reapplied tongue-tie earlier in his career.

12/1

24

27th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 111y

18:40 Galway

Samcro

10st 8lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Gordon Elliott

OUR TIP

Form: /P7-54

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 141

Form & Verdict

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

14th

2

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 111y

18:00 Galway

Unexcepted

11st 13lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Padraig Roche

towards rear, mistake 10th, minor headway when not fluent 4 out, towards rear of midfield before 2 out, pushed along after last, weakened towards finish

20/1

25

27th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 111y

18:40 Galway

Unexcepted

10st 7lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Padraig Roche

4th

1

15th Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

16:35 Killarney

Unexcepted

11st 12lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Padraig Roche

in touch with leaders, bad mistake and jockey lost iron briefly 5th, pushed along before 3 out, soon weakened gradually

8/1

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Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Ash Tree Meadow

POSTDATA:

Fire Attack

SPOTLIGHT:

El Barra

The Irish Sun:

The Shunter

TOPSPEED:

Annamix