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Runners: 15 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.40
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 00-4F1 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Decisive winner of a 2m3f handicap chase at Limerick last month in the first-time hood; up 9lb for that and this is more competitive but still unexposed and has a chance.

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6th

8

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:55 Gowran Park

Happy Dreams

10st 13lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Michael J McDonagh

Four-time chase winner; career best in Listed handicap at Limerick over Christmas; didn't build on that at Naas in January and disappointing favourite over timber since; vulnerable back down in trip.

25/1

6th

9

7th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 165y

16:30 Fairyhouse

Happy Dreams

11st 6lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Michael J McDonagh

Made it 4-10 over fences at Limerick in December and didn't run badly when seventh at Naas since; should go well from his lower hurdle mark.

12/1

7th

8

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:12 Naas

Happy Dreams

11st 3lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Michael J McDonagh

Switched between hurdling and chasing with some success last season; same again this season; twice placed over hurdles before winning the valuable Tim Duggan Memorial over an extended 2m3f at Limerick; 2m probably too short for him, even at this stiff track.

10/1

11/2

  • Place: £4.50

Form: 0-7P21 D

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Improving chaser, followed up his second to Broken Ice at Sligo by winning a beginners chase at Downpatrick; good chance of turning those tables although better ground would help.

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12th

21

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 3f 93y

15:05 Punchestown

Clonbury Bridge

10st 5lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: J P Dempsey

midfield

12/1

1st

17

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:58 Cork

Clonbury Bridge

10st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: J P Dempsey

No hurdle wins since the Galway festival in 2021 but hit the frame with a distant third at Navan in January; mark continues to fall (eased 1lb for latest); very best form is on quicker ground but handles conditions; can't be ruled out.

20/1

3rd

8

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

14:30 Navan

Clonbury Bridge

11st 6lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: J P Dempsey

No wins over hurdle since the Galway festival in 2021; promising third at Thurles in November but not as good at Leopardstown since; capable from this mark.

12/1

33/1

  • Place: £4.90

Form: 466-U3

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Ordinary form overall; ran quite well in a Gowran beginners' chase last month but others look more likely.

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1st

5

4th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 107y

17:05 Leopardstown

Soloman Lane

11st 13lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Martin Hassett

Is 1-14 over fences; pulled up at Fairyhouse last time but has a big chance on his previous C&D second at the Christmas meeting.

11/2

0

4

24th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 50y

13:00 Fairyhouse

Soloman Lane

11st 8lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Martin Hassett

Won a 2m3f handicap chase at Punchestown 12 months ago; fair effort when third at the same venue on his seasonal debut; never threatened at Down Royal; much more like it when second at Leopardstown.

6/1

Form: 36-091 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Concentrating on chasing this season, holding on grimly to win a handicap chase at Thurles nine days ago; step up in trip will suit and has each-way claims.

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0

12

25th Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Difficult Decision

10st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

Four-time winner, including two over fences; pulled-up when last seen at Navan in March; probably best on softer ground and lacks a recent run.

25/1

10

4th Mar 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

16:50 Navan

Difficult Decision

10st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

led, headed and raced in second before 2nd, disputing second 5th, lost position 6th, midfield when slow jump 8th, weakened 9th, soon dropped to last and pulled up

9/2

3rd

1

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

13:23 Fairyhouse

Difficult Decision

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

led, joined home turn, headed when not fluent and lost second 2 out, soon ridden and no extra, weakened and eased run-in

3/1

OUR TIP

Form: -U3216 D BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Already a better chaser than hurdler; gained a deserved success over today's rival Clonbury Bridge in a Sligo beginners' chase in September before a disappointing effort over hurdles at the same venue; looks the stable first string here and should be a leading player.

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5th

6

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 160y

16:20 Tramore

Broken Ice

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

held up in rear

8/1

9th

10

29th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 5f 70y

12:00 Leopardstown

Broken Ice

11st 3lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Modest strike rate is a concern (1-12 hurdles, 1-18 chasing); best form this year when second on goodish ground at Killarney in May and Kilbeggan in June; jumping let him down badly at Chepstow in October; ground probably not ideal, though managed 9l second on testing going on latest.

11/2

Form: S816U4

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Dual winner over hurdles; best effort over fences to date when fourth to Happy Dreams at Limerick; more needed but seems to be going the right way.

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16

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

Galon De Vauzelle

10st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

Swapped usual cheekpieces for first-time blinkers and got off the mark over fences on 17th attempt, over 2m5f at Leopardstown in December; faded from two out in 3m contest at Doncaster in January; remote sixth over 2m4f at Naas in February.

25/1

Form: P00-03 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Form fell off a cliff last season; not disgraced in a handicap chase at Gowran last month; more needed here.

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9

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

15:35 Tipperary

Millen To One

11st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Francis J Flood

in touch with leaders, pushed along and lost position before 4 out

22/1

8th

14

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 80y

19:30 Down Royal

Millen To One

11st 1lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Francis J Flood

Sole win in 32 starts came in 2020; fair way below his best in three runs over hurdles this year and was pulled up at Wexford last month; first-time blinkers need to spark a revival.

25/1

3

20th May 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 50y

15:25 Wexford

Millen To One

11st 11lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Francis J Flood

towards rear

25/1

Form: 354-63

Last run: 13 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner but disappointingly failed to to win over hurdles; very creditable effort when third in a Wexford beginners' chase last time; could go close.

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2nd

13

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

Fameaftertheglory

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Third in cross-country events at Cheltenham in December and behind Coko Beach here in February, beaten 17l; officially rated 34lb behind stablemate Stumptown; around 30l behind third-placed Coko Beach when fourth in the La Touche.

20/1

4th

11

2nd May 2024

Yielding

4m 1f 11y

16:50 Punchestown

Fameaftertheglory

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

in touch with leaders, not fluent 1st, lost position after 16th, soon dropped to rear

12/1

4th

1

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 116y

19:40 Bellewstown

Fameaftertheglory

12st 0lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

led, not fluent 6th, headway and in touch with leaders halfway, headed and lost two places after 3 out, weakened run-in

12/1

Form: /86U1-

Last run: 245 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Came good in some style when landing a 2m1f handicap chase at Navan in March; not seen since and 8lb higher now; may be best watched on his seasonal bow.

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6th

8

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 100y

14:40 Limerick

Dont Go Yet

11st 0lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Edward Cawley

midfield

12/1

3rd

12

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 1f 0y

14:00 Fairyhouse

Dont Go Yet

10st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Edward Cawley

Both handicap wins have come on soft, notably last month (after six month's absence) at Down Royal under positive ride when jumping well (four fences omitted) and keeping on well to hold Bythesametoken; 4lb worse off with that rival here but should go well.

9/1

1st

5

10th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 100y

14:37 Down Royal

Dont Go Yet

11st 7lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Edward Cawley

jumped well, raced in second, joined leader after 1st, led 2nd, faced challenge when ridden omitted last, kept on well

10/1

Form: 187-07

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Dual handicap hurdle winner; has not cut much ice over fences to date and others look much more likely.

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5th

12

7th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 165y

16:30 Fairyhouse

Rock Of Tuskar

11st 0lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

midfield

100/1

10th

14

12th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:15 Naas

Rock Of Tuskar

10st 9lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

Dual handicap hurdle winner; has not cut much ice over fences to date and others look much more likely.

25/1

7th

5

23rd Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 100y

15:45 Limerick

Rock Of Tuskar

10st 11lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

always towards rear, lost touch before 2 out

12/1

Form: 6/89-U

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Jumped poorly before unseating on his return to action at Fairyhouse last month; others preferred.

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8

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 154y

19:48 Roscommon

Quantatmental

10st 7lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Cian Michael Collins

Won twice over 2m on good ground for Gavin Cromwell but latest of those was nearly four years ago; out of form over fences since returning from an absence last year; hard to fancy.

25/1

7th

3

25th May 2023

Good

2m 1f 160y

17:30 Limerick

Quantatmental

11st 13lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Cian Michael Collins

Let down by jumping on final two starts for Gavin Cromwell; big price when pulled-up on stable debut at Kilbeggan last month; up against it.

25/1

5

21st Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 100y

18:40 Kilbeggan

Quantatmental

11st 9lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Cian Michael Collins

prominent, mistake 5th, dropped to rear with one circuit to go

16/1

8/1

Form: /8321- D

Last run: 209 days

W: 11st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Best form is in testing conditions, recording second hurdles win in 3m Cork handicap in April in ready fashion; back chasing off 15lb lower mark but 0-15 in this discipline and could well improve for the run.

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7

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

Sir Bob

11st 2lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Robert Tyner

raced wide

6/1

1st

7

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 70y

16:33 Cork

Sir Bob

10st 10lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Robert Tyner

bumped rival start, soon pressed leader, lost second but prominent 5th, went second again before 7th

16/1

2nd

3

10th Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 120y

16:20 Limerick

Sir Bob

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Robert Tyner

prominent throughout, pressed leader from 4 out, briefly led home turn, headed 2 out, kept on run-in, no match for winner

15/2

Form: U8-231

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Has come back in good form this season, was a close third in a Downpatrick beginners' before stepping up to 2m5f in bolting up at Tramore last month; first handicap and a very interesting runner.

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14

20th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 6f 140y

12:55 Punchestown

Majavango

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Thomas Gibney

prominent, jumped left 4 out

7/1

7

12th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:15 Naas

Majavango

11st 7lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Thomas Gibney

Has come back in good form this season, was a close third in a Downpatrick beginners' before stepping up to 2m5f in bolting up at Tramore last month; first handicap and a very interesting runner.

7/1

1st

4

13th Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 150y

16:45 Tramore

Majavango

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

chased clear leader, led after 4 out, faced challenge and nudged along when left clear 2 out, ridden and ran on well run-in

9/4

Form: 0-1413 BF

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Consistent sort; was unable to score off this mark in a Killarney handicap chase a month ago; more needed but well capable of getting involved.

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6

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 1f 160y

15:15 Limerick

Coole Arcade

11st 5lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Charles Coakley

Pulled up in two handicap chases over 3m and 2m for this stable; hard to fancy on that evidence.

50/1

0

8

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:37 Clonmel

Coole Arcade

11st 7lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Charles Coakley

Tailed off in claimer here on final start for Henry de Bromhead and pulled up on yard debut latest; likely needs further than this these days.

14/1

0

8

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:40 Limerick

Coole Arcade

11st 6lb

J: Mr Pat Taaffe

T: Charles Coakley

Three times a winner over 2m (two hurdles, one chase); had been chasing for over a year before moderate effort in claiming hurdle last month; starts off for new yard and trying this trip looks a shot in the dark.

14/1

Form: 6700-1

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Easy winner of a handicap hurdle at Sligo last month; up 8lb for that but far from an easy task on her chase debut.

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1st

13

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 33y

15:10 Thurles

Boghlone Honey

11st 8lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

prominent on outer, pressed leader after 3 out (usual 4 out), led going easily before 2 out, soon went clear, went well clear when not fluent last, easily

6/1

15

12th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:15 Naas

Boghlone Honey

10st 8lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

Easy winner of a handicap hurdle at Sligo last month; up 8lb for that but far from an easy task on her chase debut.

16/1

1st

8

21st Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 1f 110y

14:25 Sligo

Boghlone Honey

11st 1lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

held up in midfield, prominent in chasing group 4 out, led going best just after 2 out, went clear approaching last, ridden briefly and kept on strongly run-in, eased towards finish, comfortably

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €591.00
Straight Forecast €623.50
Tricast €8592.40
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Majavango

RP Ratings (IRE):

Happy Dreams

The Irish Sun:

Fameaftertheglory

POSTDATA:

Difficult Decision

TOPSPEED:

Majavango