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John & Terry Moriarty Memorial (Q.R.) Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £6197.48
  • 3m 0f 0y
  • 18 runners
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John & Terry Moriarty Memorial (Q.R.) Handicap Chase

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.60
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 4-1UF3

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Jumping issues after winning at Limerick in May but encouraging third at Killarney (2m4f) latest; stays well and only five so should be more to come.

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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

10/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: -88952 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 8lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Fully exposed 10yo but touched off by Father Jed in this last year and fine second to It Could Be You at Galway on latest outing; jockey knows him well.

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5

1st May 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 2f 50y

15:55 Down Royal

Hoke Colburn

11st 4lb

J: Ian Power

T: Brian M McMahon

disputed lead, raced in second from 3rd, jockey lost irons when bad mistake and lost position 6th, jockey dropped whip before 7th, pulled up before 8th

8/1

3rd

13

10th Apr 2023

Soft

3m 0f 130y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Hoke Colburn

10st 2lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Brian M McMahon

Won his fourth chase when comfortably winning over 2m7f here in November and reportedly burst a blood vessel next time; an 11yo now and has been off for 128 days; others preferred.

33/1

2

6th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 97y

16:35 Leopardstown

Hoke Colburn

12st 1lb

J: Mr E Mahon

T: Brian M McMahon

Won his fourth chase when comfortably winning over 2m7f at Fairyhouse in November but reportedly burst blood vessel when dropping out tamely at same venue following month; has had time off since and may just need this.

7/1

12/1

  • Place: £8.50

Form: 23U73-

Last run: 176 days

W: 12st 4lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Grand veteran has won five chases but off since April and entitled to need this.

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10

30th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 6f 111y

14:50 Galway

Kavanaghs Corner

10st 10lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Henry De Bromhead

Flattered to finish third at Listowel last time as he gained positions with late fallers but 13yo still ran creditably and entitled to improve from that; handled good to yielding ground fine last time but all five wins have come on soft or heavier.

16/1

3rd

3

24th Sep 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

16:53 Listowel

Kavanaghs Corner

12st 4lb

J: Mr R A Berry

T: Henry De Bromhead

held up in rear, headway final circuit, chased leaders 3 out, soon ridden, kept on from 2 out, left in third but no extra from last

12/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 3-7U72

Last run: 41 days

W: 12st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

Won at Tramore last summer and good second back there last month; most of his form is going right-handed and not fully proven over this far.

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8th

2

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Centurion Steel

11st 11lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

Chase and hurdle winner for Henry de Bromhead before losing form; well held on yard debut at Thurles after long lay-off; hood added.

25/1

10th

4

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 74y

15:05 Thurles

Centurion Steel

11st 11lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

towards rear

33/1

Form: 130-34

Last run: 90 days

W: 12st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Won a 2m5f Leopardstown handicap for the second year running in March and placed twice after; three month layoff.

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3

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 45y

Class 5

15:50 Wetherby

Super Citizen

12st 6lb

J: Mr Nick Orpwood

T: Mrs Lucinda Hughes

Made winning stable debut in hunter chase at Kelso (2m7f, soft) in January; he could have more to offer for this yard but is in a much tougher race this afternoon and may well prove vulnerable.

14/1

Form: 848-8P

Last run: 66 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Is only 1-21 over fences and has shown very little since finishing fourth to Super Citizen at Leopardstown in March.

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13

16th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 193y

16:00 Clonmel

Touch Of Oscar

11st 7lb

J: Mr E P O’Brien

T: Michael Hourigan

Has done most of his racing over fences, with a 1-27 record; sole hurdles win was in a maiden in 2019 and hard to fancy on recent form.

16/1

11th

9

21st Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:42 Navan

Touch Of Oscar

11st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Hourigan

towards rear of midfield on outer, headway halfway, chased leaders 3 out, weakened 2 out

14/1

13th

11

18th Dec 2022

Frozen

3m 0f 59y

13:14 Thurles

Touch Of Oscar

11st 2lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Michael Hourigan

Record of 1-26 over fences; bounced back from three poor runs to put up a decent Tramore effort last time and an e/w squeak.

11/1

Form: 886774 CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 1lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Last year's winner and ran quite well on last couple of starts; good claimer rides and no surprise if he gives a good account.

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5th

10

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 91y

19:07 Ballinrobe

Father Jed

11st 1lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Patrick Ryan

towards rear

16/1

14

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:17 Down Royal

Father Jed

10st 13lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: John Patrick Ryan

held up in rear

12/1

Form: R93612

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Has improved for blinkers this summer; third to Brideswell Lad at Limerick before winning at Wexford; no match for winner but another solid effort at Downpatrick latest.

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5

10th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 150y

19:55 Downpatrick

Ardaghs Choice

11st 10lb

J: Carl Millar

T: E Sheehy

soon led, headed but prominent after 4th

14/1

6th

3

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Ardaghs Choice

11st 9lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: E Sheehy

Winner over 3m1f at Wexford in September 2022 but not seen since Listowel later that month; best watched after such a long absence.

20/1

8th

9

24th Sep 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

16:53 Listowel

Ardaghs Choice

11st 8lb

J: Mr T Power Roche

T: E Sheehy

in rear, not fluent 9th, midfield when bad mistake 12th, ridden but no impression 4 out, beaten when hampered 2 out

14/1

Form: 040100

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 7lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

In and out performer; beat stablemate Father Jed at Limerick in July but well beaten twice since; best form is going the other way around; promising rider; 1lb wrong.

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7th

13

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 6f 169y

20:30 Clonmel

Cluan Dara

10st 1lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: John Patrick Ryan

towards rear of midfield

16/1

16

25th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 160y

19:00 Limerick

Cluan Dara

10st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

in rear, pushed along briefly when detached after 7th, no impression when bad mistake 4 out, soon pulled up

12/1

7th

14

2nd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 0y

14:40 Clonmel

Cluan Dara

10st 5lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: John Patrick Ryan

Five time winner but has lost his way completely; hard to fancy despite a collapsing mark.

40/1

Form: -40P13

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Useful on his day and won over 2m4f at Wexford before finishing third to Ardaghs Choice back there over 3m1f; wants proper good ground.

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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: 3F0-P1

Last run: 19 days

W: 12st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Off the mark on second handicap start when beating Hoke Colburn over 2m6f at Galway; open to more improvement in this sphere and yard in good form.

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1st

7

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 152y

16:00 Clonmel

It Could Be You

11st 0lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Thomas Mullins

made all

33/1

7

10th Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 120y

16:20 Limerick

It Could Be You

10st 5lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Thomas Mullins

prominent, lost position 8th, dropped to rear before 5 out, soon detached, pulled up 2 out

12/1

Form: P4P84P

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Hasn't done a lot since hurdling debut second at Sligo last year and pulled up on handicap bow at Wexford.

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4th

2

23rd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 1f 152y

Class 5

14:45 Plumpton

Highland Sting

10st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

didn't jump with fluency, always behind, lost touch back straight, tailed off

11/4

4th

9

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 182y

17:40 Sligo

Highland Sting

10st 11lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Patrick Ryan

22-race maiden; remote ninth over hurdles at Kilbeggan last time, previously 38l fourth in a chase at the same venue.

16/1

9th

5

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:47 Kilbeggan

Highland Sting

11st 7lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

towards rear

10/1

Form: 1/7P0-

Last run: 156 days

W: 11st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Easy winner of a beginners' at Punchestown in early 2021 but lightly raced and has done little since; off five months.

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8

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 49y

16:50 Thurles

Owl Creek Bridge

11st 4lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

midfield

20/1

1

2nd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 0y

14:40 Clonmel

Owl Creek Bridge

12st 0lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Not a bad sort on his day; off the track for a year after winning a Punchestown beginners chase in early 2021 and has struggled to find a trace of his best form; others preferred.

20/1

8th

8

18th Dec 2022

Frozen

3m 0f 59y

13:14 Thurles

Owl Creek Bridge

11st 6lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: E McNamara

Not much encouragement from chasing starts this year and blinkers tried.

33/1

Form: -36411

Last run: 21 days

W: 12st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

Novice has won his last two over shorter but stays this trip and amazing that Rob James can still claim 7lb; big chance.

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1st

2

12th May 2024

Good

3m 2f 0y

16:30 Killarney

Brideswell Lad

11st 8lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Seamus Neville

Five-time winner over fences, including a Grade B contest over 3m1f at the 2023 Punchestown festival; won a Listed handicap chase at Leopardstown over an extended 2m5f in March; jumping was hit-and-miss when fifth in a competitive Punchestown festival chase over a shorter trip.

8/1

5th

11

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 80y

18:00 Punchestown

Brideswell Lad

10st 10lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Seamus Neville

Five-time winner over fences, including a Grade B contest over 3m1f here last year; showed his well-being when landing a Listed handicap chase at Leopardstown in March; has a chance off a 6lb higher mark.

12/1

1st

5

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 107y

16:00 Leopardstown

Brideswell Lad

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Seamus Neville

midfield, left in fourth 6th, headway and pressed leader after 8th, led 3 out (usual 4 out)

33/1

OUR TIP

Form: P78-15 C

Last run: 66 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Won over hurdles at last year's festival; lucky to win a handicap chase at Wexford in June but of definite interest with headgear added and top rider aboard.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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15

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

Outside The Door

10st 6lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Padraig Roche

Won a 3m handicap chase on good-to-yielding at this venue last June; not a bad effort in a 3m1f contest at Cheltenham in November; plenty of encouragement can be taken from his second over an extended 3m4f at Leopardstown two months ago.

8/1

2nd

5

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 4f 61y

16:35 Leopardstown

Outside The Door

11st 4lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Padraig Roche

Four wins over hurdles and fences; not a bad effort in a 3m1f handicap chase at Cheltenham in November last time; another that wouldn't want more rain.

10/1

Form: 63-648 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 6lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Dual hurdles winner but 20-race maiden over fences; has been frustrating in this sphere and well held latest starts but only beaten fractions when third in this last year.

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1st

10

6th May 2024

Good

3m 2f 50y

15:55 Down Royal

Goodnightngodbless

10st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: J Motherway

towards rear, headway 9th, went fourth 12th, ridden after 3 out, 4 lengths down approaching last, ran on well against near rail to lead inside final 110yds, won going away

16/1

6th

4

27th Oct 2023

Soft

3m 1f 90y

16:45 Sligo

Goodnightngodbless

11st 8lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: J Motherway

soon towards rear, niggled along briefly after 9th, headway and prominent on inner 4 out, mistake 3 out, weakened before 2 out

8/1

0

3

7th Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 107y

15:05 Fairyhouse

Goodnightngodbless

11st 7lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: J Motherway

Strong stayer; consistent since finally making the breakthrough over fences at Wexford in May and form of latest second at Kilbeggan has worked out; goes well for this rider but record at this venue wouldn't instill you with confidence.

4/1

Form: 9-22P4

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Went close twice in lesser handicaps last month; made mistakes when pulled up at Wexford; fair fourth at Sligo since but stiff enough task here; 2lb wrong.

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18

24th Sep 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

16:53 Listowel

Crobally Boy

10st 7lb

J: Mr T Hamilton

T: John Joseph Hanlon

prominent, bad mistake 1st, mistake 9th, soon dropped to midfield, mistake 11th, soon reminder but dropped to rear, beaten 4 out, pulled up before 2 out (jockey said gelding never travelled throughout the race)

16/1

4th

7

14th Sep 2022

Good

3m 1f 150y

17:30 Sligo

Crobally Boy

11st 8lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

midfield early, in touch with leaders after 6th, headway and went second when not fluent 3 out, soon disputed lead, pushed along to lead 2 out, ridden after 2 out, joined approaching last, headed last, weakened and lost two places run-in

11/2

8

3rd Sep 2022

Good

3m 1f 50y

17:35 Wexford

Crobally Boy

11st 1lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: John Joseph Hanlon

midfield, not fluent 1st, mistake 3rd, dropped to rear 7th, mistake 10th, pulled up before 5 out

11/4

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Payout
Exacta €384.00
Straight Forecast €353.20
Tricast €10609.60
Trifecta €6919.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Outside The Door

RP Ratings (IRE):

Father Jed

TOPSPEED:

Avec Espoir

The Irish Sun:

Outside The Door

POSTDATA:

Father Jed