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16:35 Listowel

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Southampton Goodwill Plate Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £11155.46
  • 2m 6f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Southampton Goodwill Plate Handicap Chase

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £6.20
  • Place: £2.30

Form: -47231 D

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict

Had been in good form prior to gaining second win over fences at Tramore last month; won going away and 6lb rise might not be enough to stop him.

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4th

11

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 80y

15:50 Tramore

Pat Coyne

11st 2lb

J: Paul Townend

T: John Queally

midfield

12/1

5th

2

12th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 4f 73y

15:45 Tramore

Pat Coyne

11st 11lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: John Queally

Likes it here and C&D winner off 97 in April; held over hurdles since and probably needs to come down the ratings, albeit he's a stone lower than chase mark.

16/1

15/2

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 551-80 D

Last run: 54 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 120

Form & Verdict

Career best when getting off the mark over fences at Fairyhouse in April; well below form in two runs over hurdles at the Galway festival but interesting back in this sphere, despite a 9lb rise.

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9

6th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 191y

Class 4

15:35 Market Rasen

Song Of Earth

11st 0lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Julian Smith

held up in rear

66/1

7th

4

15th Jan 2024

Good

2m 4f 194y

Class 4

14:37 Hereford

Song Of Earth

11st 7lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Julian Smith

Three wins in Ireland but has yet to show much in his three runs in Britain; best to look elsewhere.

40/1

9/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 2UF-05 D

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 120

Form & Verdict

Career best when suffering an unlucky unseat in this race last year but generally struggled since; capable from this mark if she can bounce back to form.

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2nd

2

16th Feb 2023

Good To Firm

2m 4f 25y

Class 3

13:25 Leicester

Tune The Chello

11st 2lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

led, not fluent 6th, increased tempo before 3 out, pushed along when headed approaching last, held and lost ground run-in

5/4

1

20th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

12:15 Ludlow

Tune The Chello

12st 2lb

J: Miss Fern O’Brien

T: Donald McCain

In competitive form over fences for Henry De Bromhead this autumn and was bought in October for £16,000; dual winning hurdler and is just the type with whom her trainer will do well.

6/1

Form: 07P4-4 D

Last run: 142 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict

Dual Grade 2 winning chaser for Willie Mullins; best run for a while when last of four (beaten 5l) at Newton Abbot in May on final start for Paul Nicholls; another new yard now and while he's on a good mark, he's probably best watched at present.

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3rd

23

27th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 100y

15:00 Leopardstown

Real Steel

10st 10lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

towards rear, headway but still plenty to do home turn, ran on well from last, went third towards finish

20/1

5th

9

18th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 208y

Class 2

14:55 Cheltenham

Real Steel

10st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: E McNamara

Not the force of old in form terms but prevailing by a short head in a top 3m handicap chase at Leopardstown last Christmas was easily his biggest payday; ran creditably in a Grade 3 four weeks ago and has a chance even on that form, but this is his first run over hurdles since 2018.

16/1

6th

9

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:15 Limerick

Real Steel

10st 8lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Won an ultra-competitive Paddy Power at Leopardstown last December; well held in Leopardstown Chase won by The Goffer, pulled up in Irish Grand National; beaten 20l in fourth behind Mars Harper at Listowel.

14/1

Form: 47F5-1 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 9lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 120

Form & Verdict

Bounced back to form in fine style when winning over this trip at Ballinrobe a fortnight ago; seemed to get an easy time up front though and sure to need more here from 16lb higher.

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11

11th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:45 Gowran Park

Kitty Galore

10st 3lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: John Patrick Ryan

Had been consistent enough this season but pulled too hard over 2m5f at Leopardstown last week; has a squeak down in trip on some of her earlier efforts but yard form is quiet.

18/1

4th

9

5th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 97y

16:55 Leopardstown

Kitty Galore

10st 3lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: John Patrick Ryan

Four-time winner and normally runs her race; decent third at Thurles last month; more needed but not one to discount.

14/1

3rd

4

23rd Feb 2023

Good

2m 0f 149y

15:05 Thurles

Kitty Galore

11st 1lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

led, not fluent 2nd, headed but pressed leader from 3rd

10/1

Form: U13-69 D

Last run: 65 days

W: 10st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 122

Form & Verdict

Dual chase winner who posted a promising return when sixth of nine at Roscommon; while tailed off at Limerick when last seen, he looked the most likely winner before coming down at the last in this race last year from 6lb lower; not ruled out.

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10

12th Feb 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

16:10 Navan

Theatre World

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Ross O’Sullivan

didn't jump with fluency, in touch with leaders, mistake and jockey lost iron briefly 1st, soon dropped to midfield, dropped to rear when reminders after 8th, became detached when pulled up after 9th

20/1

7th

7

30th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 6f 111y

14:50 Galway

Theatre World

11st 2lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Won this race last year off just 1lb lower mark but arrived in better form then, having been set to fight out finish of Listowel handicap chase on his previous start before final-flight exit; unable to make impact in same Listowel race last time; could bounce back.

14/1

6th

9

23rd Sep 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

16:35 Listowel

Theatre World

10st 11lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

prominent, chased clear leader 4th, headway 5 out, ridden and lost position after 3 out, ridden after 2 out, no impression when mistake last

9/1

Form: 6-3322 D

Last run: 4 days

W: 11st 0lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 125

Form & Verdict

No wins since early 2019; only beaten 3l when last seen over fences at the Galway festival and good runs in handicap hurdles since including here on Monday; higher chase mark demands more.

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9th

1

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 160y

15:50 Downpatrick

Snugsborough Benny

12st 0lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: J P Broderick

Veteran has gone a long time without a win; several good runs in defeat last year and also when third in a handicap chase at Punchestown in April; back over hurdles for last two runs, down the field at Galway, slipped up at Tramore; trainer won this race 12 months ago.

14/1

0

1

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

19:18 Tramore

Snugsborough Benny

12st 0lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: J P Broderick

towards rear of midfield, midfield when slipped up on turn before 6th

20/1

12th

21

2nd Aug 2023

Soft

2m 6f 111y

20:20 Galway

Snugsborough Benny

11st 1lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: J P Broderick

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

Form: F12U4- D

Last run: 150 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 137

Form & Verdict

Won a Grade 2 mares' novice chase at Thurles in January before a good run in defeat on handicap chase debut when runner-up at Naas; unseated after mistake prior to a no-show in a Grade 1 when last seen; feasibly treated if she can resume progress after five months off.

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16th

8

27th Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 130y

18:00 Punchestown

Ballyshannon Rose

11st 0lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: P G Fahey

Decent mare has been running mostly over fences in the last two seasons; did run well over hurdles behind French Dynamite at Thurles last October and has a squeak.

20/1

8th

3

5th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 44y

14:40 Leopardstown

Ballyshannon Rose

11st 6lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: P G Fahey

Strong galloping and sound jumping mare at her best; has come up short so far this season but was only beaten five lengths in the Paddy Power here and her run at Fairyhouse a few days later might have some too soon; could have each-way potential in a very open contest.

25/1

3rd

1

1st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 5f 30y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Ballyshannon Rose

11st 3lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: P G Fahey

Useful mare won a Grade 2 chase at Thurles a year ago; was second to Dolcita in Listed company at Clonmel giving her 11lb, while she also ran a cracker in the Paddy Power Chase five days ago at Leopardstown; go well again if this doesn't come too soon.

9/2

Form: 52321-

Last run: 146 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 135

Form & Verdict

Gained compensation for a series of narrow defeats when landing a handicap chase at the Punchestown festival when last seen; new 7lb higher mark demands more and off five months.

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4th

1

25th Apr 2024

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

17:15 Wexford

Donkey Years

12st 0lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

in touch with leaders early, jumped slightly right 3rd, towards rear when slow jump 5th

6/1

11th

8

29th May 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

18:30 Ballinrobe

Donkey Years

11st 0lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Won a competitive 3m handicap chase at last year's Punchestown festival and was third in the Munster National in October; now has to bounce back from three non-completions and seems low on confidence jumping-wise.

12/1

Form: /3220-

Last run: 190 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 137

Form & Verdict

Didn't seem to take to Cheltenham when last seen but plenty of promise in a trio of beginners' contests previously; more to come this term; off 190 days.

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6th

16

13th Apr 2024

Soft

4m 2f 74y

Class 1

16:00 Aintree

Aint That A Shame

10st 13lb

J: Mr David Maxwell

T: Henry De Bromhead

The 18-runner Thyestes at Gowran Park (3m1f, heavy) in January was a deserved big-race win, since which he's been bought by today's sporting amateur rider (same stable); has not had much racing for a 10yo but disappointed when both 6-1 at the 2022 Cheltenham Festival and just 10-1 in last year's National, in the latter weakening badly on the turn for home.

40/1

1st

7

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Aint That A Shame

11st 3lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Made all to win a 2m4f beginners' chase here last season with Macs Charm second; appeared not to stay when well-supported (10-1) for the Grand National; low-key return in the Kerry National; only 8-1 for the Troytown, pulled up after a weary jump two out.

10/1

0

6

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:30 Navan

Aint That A Shame

11st 2lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Made all to win a Gowran beginners' last term with Macs Charm runner-up (won next time) and he shaped like he didn't stay when well-punted for the National; low-key return in the Kerry National but there's a suspicion he's on a good mark and a return to testing conditions is in his favour.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: -413U1 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 137

Form & Verdict

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4th

1

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 4f 165y

18:20 Downpatrick

Tullybeg

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield

7/1

0

13

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:30 Navan

Tullybeg

10st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Gordon Elliott

Won a Listed chase at Ballinrobe and bounced back from a lesser effort over fences when winning over hurdles latest; however, doesn't look well treated and all his best form is on better ground.

25/1

Form: 5P07P-

Last run: 146 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 127

Form & Verdict

Won back-to-back in 2019-20 season but no wins since; pulled-up having bled in a cross-country when last seen and off five months.

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5

30th Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:27 Gowran Park

Best Behavior

10st 12lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Oliver McKiernan

in touch with leaders early, not fluent 2nd, towards rear when pushed along and reminders after 6th, struggling when weakened after 7th, got well behind when jumped slightly right 4 out, soon pulled up

33/1

6

23rd Sep 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

16:35 Listowel

Best Behavior

11st 2lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Oliver McKiernan

in rear, mistake and unseated rider 2nd

66/1

7

30th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 0y

14:35 Punchestown

Best Behavior

11st 12lb

J: Barry Browne

T: Oliver McKiernan

On a bit of a losing run but wasn't disgraced on his first run over these fences here in February; needs to build on that now.

16/1

Form: -65119 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 125

Form & Verdict

Thwarted in hat-trick bid at Killarney last month on handicap chase debut when ninth of 13; mark is probably a bit stiff on what she's done over fences so far but a return to this trip will suit.

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7

23rd Sep 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

16:35 Listowel

Mi Lighthouse

11st 0lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

in touch with leaders, midfield when mistake 6th, not fluent and dropped to rear 8th, became detached 9th, pulled up after 4 out

9/1

9th

12

20th Aug 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

17:05 Killarney

Mi Lighthouse

10st 6lb

J: Jack Foley

T: W P Mullins

never better than mid-division, hampered 6th, ridden but no impression from 2 out, not fluent last

6/1

1st

5

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

19:15 Limerick

Mi Lighthouse

10st 13lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

tracked leader, lost second 4th, slightly hampered 6th, not fluent 3 out, switched right before 2 out, led 2 out, soon pushed along, ridden and edged left run-in, just held on

7/4

Form: 631048 C

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 6lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

Winner over fences at Limerick in July but not near that level in four runs since; tailed off three weeks ago and again over timber here on Wednesday; others preferred.

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6th

11

9th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:40 Tipperary

Balinaboola Steel

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Four hurdle wins and one chase; was badly out of sorts in both disciplines when last seen in late 2022; can only be watched on this belated return to action.

33/1

1

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 6f 0y

13:00 Thurles

Balinaboola Steel

12st 1lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Back to form to win over this trip at Limerick in July off 111 but not near that level in four runs since, latest when tailed off over hurdles at Listowel in September; probably a bit high in the handicap right now.

20/1

14

23rd Sep 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

16:35 Listowel

Balinaboola Steel

10st 6lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Winner over fences at Limerick in July but not near that level in four runs since; tailed off three weeks ago and again over timber here on Wednesday; others preferred.

33/1

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Ain't That A Shame, Tullybeg, Balinaboola Steel

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Payout
Exacta €576.00
Straight Forecast €464.10
Tricast €4295.80
Trifecta €15109.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Mi Lighthouse

POSTDATA:

Kitty Galore

The Irish Sun:

Ballyshannon Rose

SPOTLIGHT:

Pat Coyne

RP Ratings (IRE):

Real Steel