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15:45 Limerick

Soft To Heavy

Woodlands House Hotel Adare Flat Race

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 2m 2f 0y
  • 13 runners
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Woodlands House Hotel Adare Flat Race

Runners: 13 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

5/4 (Won)

  • Win: £1.70
  • Place: £1.10

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Dam won 2m4f bumper; dead-heat winner in a divided 5yo maiden in February; third won point next time; top yard's main hope.

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17th

10

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 110y

18:35 Punchestown

Chosen Witness

11st 2lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

soon in touch with leaders, prominent after 4 out, not fluent 3 out, weakened after 2 out

10/1

1st

2

20th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 3

16:10 Ayr

Chosen Witness

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Off the mark over hurdles in Thurles maiden (2m, heavy) last month and solid fourth of nine on subsequent handicap debut at Cork (2m3f, soft to heavy); the first-time hood could help him settle now up in trip and this 3m point winner has to be respected for the all-conquering Willie Mullins.

7/1

4th

4

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:05 Cork

Chosen Witness

10st 10lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

Limerick bumper winner took a long time to get off the mark over flights, finally doing so in a Thurles maiden hurdle earlier this month; could be some mileage in his handicap mark and should not be far away here.

4/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Eur21,000 yearling; first foal; dam quite smart bumper winner for this yard and well-related; top sire; interesting.

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5th

11

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 135y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Talk In The Park

10st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ross O’Sullivan

midfield

10/1

OUR TIP

50/1

  • Place: £15.70

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Leading, late sire; Eur18,000 foal; half-brother to point winner Best Pal; yard rarely has bumper runners and 1-80 last five seasons.

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1st

1

6th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

13:50 Hereford

Baltray

11st 4lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

Remote third in an Irish bumper when 100-1 (heavy); didn't go unbacked when a clear second on his switch to hurdling at Fontwell (2m3f, good) and the winner is useful; sets the standard here.

11/10

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Leading sire; half-brother to smart bumper winners Dysart Diamond and Dysart Dynamo; dam bumper winner; seems the Mullins second-string.

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5th

6

18th Jun 2023

Good

2m 2f 165y

14:20 Downpatrick

Dysart Dasher

11st 12lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: W P Mullins

led, wandered around before 1st, headed and prominent after 2nd, prominent in chasing group 5 out, not fluent 3 out, soon ridden, weakened after 2 out

3/1

4th

4

28th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 0y

15:45 Limerick

Dysart Dasher

12st 0lb

J: Mr S E Cahill

T: W P Mullins

Leading sire; half-brother to smart bumper winners Dysart Diamond and Dysart Dynamo; dam bumper winner; seems the Mullins second-string.

7/1

Form: 32

Last run: 60 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Better in easy-ground Galway bumpers when going down fighting latest; 14l clear of third then and looks the form pick; dam bumper winner.

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9th

4

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

14:05 Naas

Soldante

12st 0lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Showed ability in bumpers without winning; got off the mark in a Tramore 2m maiden hurdle last November before a good run in a Cheltenham novice (would have finished closer but for interference); failed to run up to his best at Down Royal in January.

13/2

5th

5

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

13:10 Down Royal

Soldante

11st 9lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Showed ability in bumpers without winning; got off the mark in a Tramore 2m maiden hurdle in November before a cracking run in a Cheltenham novice when should have finished closer; can be involved.

4/1

3rd

4

15th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 3

12:05 Cheltenham

Soldante

11st 6lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Some of his bumper form reads well, despite no win, and he got up close home from a 2-9 favourite in 12-runner maiden at Tramore (2m, soft) 17 days ago on first attempt over hurdles; now tongue tied first time; needs another step forward but impressed with his strong finish last time.

16/1

Form: 23

Last run: 45 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

RPRs 103 in head second on debut and moderate third at Navan; latest was disappointing and not sure he'll want this ground.

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0

3

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:33 Tramore

Fermoyle

11st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Noel Meade

Flat-bred but stayed 2m in bumpers, ample promise; disappointed in Flat maiden latest but in fine form previously, including when second on hurdling debut; ought to be hard to beat.

10/11

9th

4

(5)

18th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 20y

20:20 Killarney

Fermoyle

11st 12lb

J: Mr Pat Taaffe

T: Noel Meade

Twice placed in bumpers last year and was beaten 3l in a Sligo Flat maiden over 1m2f on return; has since been runner-up in a Punchestown maiden hurdle; should be competitive back to the Flat.

9/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Late start; half-brother to hurdle/chase winner Out The Glen and point winner Ceatharlach; tongue tie; risky.

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14th

15

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 104y

15:00 Leopardstown

Castle Field Boy

11st 1lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Patrick T Foley

Signed off last season with a maiden hurdle win and returned to defy a 10lb lower mark on handicap debut at Clonmel; bounced back from two pulled up efforts when runner-up to Mint Boy at Fairyhouse since; this is tougher and he's 3lb higher but still early days.

20/1

2nd

3

13th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

13:22 Fairyhouse

Castle Field Boy

11st 8lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Patrick T Foley

visibility reduced by fog, held up in rear, headway on near side of group after 3 out, challenging 2 out

10/1

0

14

9th Dec 2023

Soft

3m 1f 50y

13:42 Navan

Castle Field Boy

10st 8lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Patrick T Foley

Won a 2m4f Tipperary maiden hurdle in April and improved form on return when winning a Clonmel handicap over 3m; however, was then pulled-up back at the same track and questions now.

22/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Dam won two bumpers but none of her progeny won race yet; stable 4-134 last five seasons, no bumper horse placed.

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10

12th Mar 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Limerick

Spoken Story

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Augustine Leahy

Tailed off in a bumper here at Christmas and looks quite an unlikely player here.

100/1

8th

13

28th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 0y

15:45 Limerick

Spoken Story

11st 7lb

J: Miss A B O’Connor

T: Augustine Leahy

Dam won two bumpers but none of her progeny won race yet; stable 4-134 last five seasons, no bumper horse placed.

50/1

100/1

Form: 70878

Last run: 39 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Modest 5yo; no realistic chance.

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12th

18

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

16:25 Naas

Max Time

10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: I Madden

19-race maiden and has yet to make the frame; swiftly opposed in his current form.

50/1

11th

17

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 52y

16:10 Thurles

Max Time

10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: I Madden

Unplaced in 18 starts, mildly encouraging run at Fairyhouse last time but remains opposable.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Eur10,000 yearling went unsold for Eur4,500 as 3yo; first foal; dam well beaten at 1m only start, half-sister to 1m2f Group 2 winner Sri Putra; small yard; tongue tie.

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10th

7

28th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 0y

15:45 Limerick

Rex Gloriae

12st 0lb

J: Mr M K Tobin

T: Donncha Duggan

Eur10,000 yearling went unsold for Eur4,500 as 3yo; first foal; dam well beaten at 1m only start, half-sister to 1m2f Group 2 winner Sri Putra; small yard; tongue tie.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Failed to complete either start in points; small yard; Eur5,000 3yo went back to vendor; rider's debut.

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11

5th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:20 Listowel

Westwind Star

11st 7lb

J: Mr P W Gleeson

T: Brian Mortell

Very poor form in points and under rules; can't be entertained.

100/1

13th

9

18th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

20:25 Tipperary

Westwind Star

11st 7lb

J: Ms E J Fitzgerald

T: Brian Mortell

Makes no appeal on form.

100/1

17

17th Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 164y

13:20 Clonmel

Westwind Star

11st 12lb

J: T Joseph Kelly

T: Brian Mortell

Poor in points; massive price when tailed off in a bumper at Limerick after Christmas.

100/1

Form: 6-

Last run: 276 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

100s, struggled but not shamed in Listed bumper here in March; probably best watched.

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11

28th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 0y

15:45 Limerick

Tuffliketiger

12st 0lb

J: Mr C J Costello

T: Patrick G Kelly

100s, struggled but not shamed in Listed bumper here in March; probably best watched.

33/1

6th

7

27th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:10 Limerick

Tuffliketiger

11st 2lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Patrick G Kelly

Newcomer by Vendangeur (1m7f Group 2 winner in France); cost 16,000Euros as a foal; dam French 2m-2m3f hurdle/chase winner but interesting as half-sister to Irish Gold Cup winner Quel Esprit and to the dam of Coral Cup scorer Aux Ptits Soins; trainer is 0-49 in bumpers over past five seasons; market check.

40/1

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Payout
Exacta €64.00
Straight Forecast €60.90
Trifecta €1807.00

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