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12:50 Fairyhouse

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Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5949.58
  • 2m 7f 192y
  • 13 runners
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Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Chase

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.10
  • Place: £1.90

Form: U87285

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 4lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Second at Sligo three starts ago; not disgraced at Galway nine days ago; not a forlorn hope in a race of this modest standard despite her status as a longstanding maiden.

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Verdict Starting price

1st

5

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

18:45 Clonmel

Eddies Pride

10st 0lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Norman Lee

held up in rear, went fourth after 10th

4/1

14/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 4-0909

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Placed in a 2m5f maiden hurdle last season; four handicap hurdle runs offer no encouragement, though she has run off higher marks than this.

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0

4

27th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 6f 120y

13:27 Limerick

Merry Moves

10st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Mrs Grainne M O’Connor

Made a good fist of things on intial start over fences but largely downhill in the interim and she will need the big guns to underperform here to make a lasting impression.

66/1

8th

9

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 194y

15:00 Punchestown

Merry Moves

11st 3lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Mrs Grainne M O’Connor

Won 2m6f Limerick handicap in March off 87 (soft) for today's rider but disappointing until more encouraging third over this trip at Fairyhouse last month in today's headgear combination; one to consider.

10/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 7P0831 C

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 10lb

14 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Rolled back the years at Clonmel to record the ninth chase win of his career, showing that his previous Tipperary third was not a fluke; was running from a long way out of the handicap at Clonmel and could remain competitive off this rating; ten wins and 18 places from 107 starts.

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Verdict Starting price

13

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 4f 118y

15:05 Thurles

Capture The Drama

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Aengus King

led, headed after 4 out

25/1

10th

11

5th Mar 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:35 Wexford

Capture The Drama

11st 1lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Aengus King

soon led, clear 2nd, much reduced lead after 5th, headed 3 out

12/1

7th

11

3rd Dec 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 40y

12:07 Fairyhouse

Capture The Drama

10st 0lb

J: Miss L Costello

T: Aengus King

Old boy showed that the fire still burns when winning from 16lb out of the handicap at Clonmel recently; he is 14lb out of the handicap again today and faces a difficult task.

28/1

Form: 763U4-

Last run: 221 days

W: 10st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Best run last season when third in a 3m handicap hurdle at Punchestown; struggling in points lately; hard to fancy despite due respect for her talented locally-based trainer.

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12

10th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 150y

19:55 Downpatrick

Ocean Legacy

11st 0lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

prominent

20/1

10th

15

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Ocean Legacy

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Dual chase winner is 0-11 over hurdles and pulled-up last time; a minor chance if at his best back after a break.

40/1

0

16

7th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 165y

15:58 Fairyhouse

Ocean Legacy

11st 2lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Dual chase winner earlier this year, over 2m4f and 2m7f; some decent efforts since then under both disciplines but may prefer better ground.

10/1

Form: 0PFP-6 C

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 10lb

14 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Winner of this race when it was run over 2m5f in 2020; failed to complete final three starts last term; remote sixth of eight finishers on return; years seem to be catching up with him.

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16

1st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 7f 165y

14:00 Fairyhouse

Vodka Society

10st 9lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: David Peter Dunne

Not disgraced over fences at this venue in November; only one win from 27 starts, asking a lot for him to double his score at this stage of career.

16/1

5th

10

8th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 7f 192y

12:50 Fairyhouse

Vodka Society

10st 10lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: David Peter Dunne

towards rear of midfield

14/1

6th

14

8th Oct 2022

Good

2m 7f 192y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Vodka Society

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: David Peter Dunne

towards rear, headway from 4 out, ridden 3 out, no impression from 2 out

100/1

Form: -2545B D

Last run: 19 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

1-14 over fences, not at best in two chase starts in September; early casualty on latest, brought down when 7-1 chance for Thurles race over a shorter trip than this.

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Verdict Starting price

8th

7

6th Mar 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Leopardstown

Lessofdnegativity

11st 6lb

J: Daniel King

T: Andrew McNamara

Three-time winner in 2021 including over this trip; on a long losing run, however not discredited latest back at 2m4f; could soon be approaching a competitive mark but others preferred for now.

16/1

6th

12

8th Feb 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Lessofdnegativity

11st 7lb

J: Daniel King

T: Andrew McNamara

Form has dipped in recent starts and his best form is over further than this; getting down to a good mark but others preferred.

33/1

11th

20

27th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 6f 0y

13:50 Navan

Lessofdnegativity

10st 5lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Andrew McNamara

Some reasonable runs over fences lately without quite looking like hitting the target; trip and ground should be right up his street.

20/1

Form: 063876

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Twice placed from nine starts over fences; has looked most effective on good ground, although he won a claiming hurdle on soft the season before last.

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10

26th Dec 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:58 Down Royal

Different Strokes

10st 11lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Mrs C O’Leary

0-11 over fences; tailed off at Clonmel last month but feasibly treated on his placed form from this summer; needs to bounce back.

20/1

9th

9

17th Nov 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 96y

15:23 Clonmel

Different Strokes

10st 12lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Mrs C O’Leary

Has only won a claiming hurdle; has placed form over fences but he's 0-10 and looks vulnerable to improvers.

12/1

Form: 46P4-9

Last run: 186 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Placed once from 21 racecourse starts; fitness assured following recent second in a point, but he was beaten by a very wide margin; all the same, could go well for locally-based trainer.

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0

9

16th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 157y

12:20 Punchestown

Highstreetfashion

10st 3lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Patrick Rooney

prominent, mistake towards rear of midfield 11th, detached from 5 out, pulled up 3 out

10/1

4th

6

7th Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 107y

13:03 Fairyhouse

Highstreetfashion

10st 13lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Patrick Rooney

Down the field in this race last season but later recorded wins at Punchestown and Down Royal; a long way below his best in two runs during the summer but stays well and could make a bold showing for his locally-based trainer.

6/1

6th

9

10th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:05 Punchestown

Highstreetfashion

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Patrick Rooney

Two soft-ground wins last season included here over 3m2f; expected to come on for recent Down Royal hurdles return although best form is on much softer ground.

14/1

Form: PP0300

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

40-1 third at Ballinrobe three starts ago, beaten only 2l and showing enough stamina to suggest this trip is not a problem; however, two more recent runs have not been nearly as good; first-time cheekpieces now.

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Verdict Starting price

1st

7

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

18:30 Ballinrobe

The Eye Of Tulla

10st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Brian M McMahon

Readily beat Berliet Express over 2m2f at Limerick in May and only 2lb worse off; was placed over farther on this card a year ago and fair run at Roscommon last time; seems to handle any ground.

13/2

5th

9

8th Aug 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 57y

19:30 Roscommon

The Eye Of Tulla

10st 11lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: Brian M McMahon

A 2m1f winner who appeared to get outstayed over 3m at Punchestown but then ran moderately at Tipperary; capable of bouncing back from that and putting in a competitive show; goes on this ground.

8/1

7th

9

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

17:10 Tipperary

The Eye Of Tulla

10st 12lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: Brian M McMahon

Got off the mark when winning at Limerick over 2m2f and probably got outstayed over 3m at Punchestown since; this trip should be ideal and a big player even though up another 2lb.

4/1

OUR TIP

Form: 751P-6

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Won off a 9lb lower mark over hurdles at Limerick in March; may have needed a recent run at the same venue and likely to strip fitter now.

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8th

11

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

17:05 Listowel

Holiday In Kerry

10st 9lb

J: Mr Finian Maguire

T: E McNamara

Tailed off and two falls in his first three runs over fences; back hurdling for his last six starts, winning at Cork (3m1f, yielding) in the penultimate one off just 1lb lower; clearly on a decent mark if he could click in this discipline.

20/1

14th

9

18th May 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

19:50 Tipperary

Holiday In Kerry

11st 10lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Fences became problematic but resumed reliability hurdling and not winning out of turn at Cork (Kingston Kid second); 6lb rise grand, though he might not want summer ground.

6/1

1st

5

6th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 180y

16:50 Cork

Holiday In Kerry

11st 10lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

in touch with leaders, pushed along and headway on outer before 3 out, went second before 3 out, led 2 out, ridden approaching last, kept on well run-in

13/2

Form: 709353

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Point winner; has been showing a fair standard of form over hurdles, capable of a big run in this ordinary handicap on her chasing debut; stamina not in question and her point win was obtained on soft ground.

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3

18th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

17:00 Southwell

Camillas Choice

11st 12lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gary Hanmer

Was quite exposed in Ireland but she was off the mark on second start for this yard, at Bangor in August (2m7f, good); has not fared as well in two runs on good to soft since, though, and nothing in her rules record as yet to suggest this slower ground will suit.

14/1

0

3

17th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

15:55 Southwell

Camillas Choice

11st 12lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Gary Hanmer

held up in rear

16/1

Form: 470998

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Three-time points winner has tended to struggle on the track and makes little appeal at this stage; probably wants better ground.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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6th

11

7th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 61y

Class 4

14:05 Carlisle

So Ladylike

10st 2lb

J: Miss Natasha Cookson

T: N W Alexander

0-17 now and was well below par when last seen over fences/hurdles in early summer for Colin McBratney; needs this yard switch to spark major improvement.

25/1

6th

12

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 70y

20:00 Down Royal

So Ladylike

11st 5lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: C A McBratney

Won three points but is 0-16 under Rules and she was pulled up when beaten at Cartmel last week; her Rules form suggests she's more effective over shorter trips than this and others look more likely.

14/1

7

27th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 107y

Class 5

14:45 Cartmel

So Ladylike

10st 6lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: C A McBratney

Irish challenger; three point wins but a maiden under rules; best effort when second at Wexford in March (2m4f, first time in cheekpieces); hasn't repeated that effort and stamina to prove at today's trip.

10/1

Form: 7/5967

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 10lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Won a 3m1f handicap hurdle at Kilbeggan over two years ago; has been running over hurdles lately, 1-23 record in that sphere puts her chance in perspective, has run only twice over fences.

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4th

9

15th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 7f 160y

14:07 Fairyhouse

Myladyrose

10st 7lb

J: Mr A P Ryan

T: Mrs Ann Mooney

Won a 3m1f handicap hurdle at Kilbeggan over two years ago, her only success from 23 starts in that sphere; has had only three starts over fences, fell on latest; 5lb out of the handicap, limited appeal.

25/1

8

8th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 7f 192y

12:50 Fairyhouse

Myladyrose

10st 10lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: Mrs Ann Mooney

towards rear

12/1

6th

18

5th Sep 2022

Good

2m 6f 110y

18:15 Galway

Myladyrose

10st 13lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Mrs Ann Mooney

midfield, in touch with leaders going okay after 3 out, ridden after 2 out, soon no impression

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €986.00
Straight Forecast €868.90
Tricast €6803.70
Trifecta €7814.00

Selections

The Irish Sun:

Highstreetfashion

RP Ratings (IRE):

Lessofdnegativity

POSTDATA:

Capture The Drama