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15:25 Tramore

Soft

Tom Carroll Memorial Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 2m 6f 50y
  • 14 runners
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Tom Carroll Memorial Handicap Chase

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.90
  • Place: £1.60

Form: -14336 BF

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Fair staying handicap hurdler, winning at Punchestown in May and largely kept up with the handicapper in 3m contests; cheekpieces tried last time now retained and straight into handicap company here for chasing debut.

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4th

2

16th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 5f 126y

16:35 Tramore

Tyre Kicker

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear of midfield

4/1

1st

5

5th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

16:20 Leopardstown

Tyre Kicker

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Really getting the hang of things over fences with handicap wins at Tramore and even more impressively at Fairyhouse; up 19lb for those two wins but taking a huge drop in trip here on good ground which looks a negative; looks beatable.

7/2

1st

4

28th Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 110y

13:36 Fairyhouse

Tyre Kicker

11st 11lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

held up in rear, headway 13th, pressed leaders on far side of group going okay 4 out, jumped slightly right when went second 2 out, led last, soon shaken up, stayed on towards finish, won going away

3/1

20/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: P8/809

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Jumped novicey when well held on last month's chase debut over C&D: hard to see him improving enough to feature here against more experienced types in a handicap.

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10th

8

25th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:25 Naas

Kings Halo

10st 11lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: James Daniel Dullea

prominent

4/1

1st

7

28th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:00 Naas

Kings Halo

10st 1lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: James Daniel Dullea

made all, soon clear with one other, reduced lead before 2 out, clear going best approaching last, pushed out and went further clear run-in, easily

2/1

2nd

7

31st Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 173y

13:15 Punchestown

Kings Halo

10st 5lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: James Daniel Dullea

Better chaser than hurdler, atoning for narrow Clonmel defeat last month by landing 2m6f Tramore handicap later same month despite not really handling the track; 8lb rise seems plenty but still respected.

4/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 37-665

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 10lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Killarney hurdles winner of 2021 and had light 2022 campaign including well held in Roscommon handicap chase; recent Limerick hurdles run not devoid of promise but nonetheless doesn't appeal as likely major player here.

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7th

10

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:40 Tramore

Da Big Fella

11st 0lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Eamon Courtney

Hurdles winner is 0-9 chasing, best effort when second in Galway handicap over this trip in October; lots to find on most recent Down Royal run though.

11/2

7th

9

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 100y

15:30 Down Royal

Da Big Fella

11st 2lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Eamon Courtney

Is 1-15 over hurdles, 0-8 chasing; second at Galway in October was encouraging; lost a shoe in running at Punchestown; soundly beaten in fifth at Limerick.

8/1

12/1

Form: /00-00

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Nothing of note so far in 8 attempts hurdling; market best guide now sent chasing; yard among the winners over Christmas.

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1st

6

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

16:20 Limerick

Aodhan May

11st 5lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

travelled strongly, in touch with leaders, prominent from 8th, joined leader after 3 out, challenging on outer 2 out, ridden before last, ran on to lead towards finish

4/1

2nd

8

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 70y

16:33 Cork

Aodhan May

10st 9lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Arrives bidding for four-timer and her latest success came in deep contest for the grade at Navan earlier this month; shaped like she would relish the step back up in trip and may be hard to beat, despite 11lb higher mark.

2/1

OUR TIP

Form: 403353

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Took a nice step forward on second chase start when third over C&D last month, not quite seeing it out on soft; encouraging nonetheless and could have more to offer now on handicap debut.

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2nd

1

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:55 Limerick

Malinas Glory

12st 0lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: A M O’Grady

took keen hold, jumped left on occasions, pressed leader, briefly led 1st, briefly led 3rd, disputed lead from 6th

13/2

Form: 554498 C

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Won 2m 4yo maiden hurdle here last summer and mixed form afterwards under both codes; testing conditions probably didn't suit on latest chase run at Clonmel, only his second attempt; again ground a concern here on handicap chase debut.

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0

2

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

3m 0f 0y

15:42 Navan

Eagle Terrace

12st 0lb

J: Mr D McGill

T: Noel C Kelly

Added to a Cartmel win obtained last summer when accounting for previous Clonmel winner Evies Vladimir over 2m4f at Down Royal's Christmas meeting; room for improvement in his jumping, and an extra half-mile will not present a problem.

6/1

1st

5

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:58 Down Royal

Eagle Terrace

11st 9lb

J: Mr D McGill

T: Noel C Kelly

prominent

12/1

4th

8

11th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 20y

Class 3

13:20 Ayr

Eagle Terrace

10st 6lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Noel C Kelly

Won over fences on stable debut at Cartmel (3m1f, heavy) in July and, after two lesser runs there, he was a good fourth of 19 over hurdles at Down Royal (3m, soft) last month; this 5yo could be in the mix.

15/2

Form: 5020-8 C

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 0lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Reserve; veteran hasn't won in over 4 years and jumping let him down at Punchestown on latest; 10lb out of handicap.

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7th

15

1st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 6f 50y

15:25 Tramore

Lacken Bridge

10st 0lb

J: Sarah Kavanagh

T: Gordon Michael Doyle

towards rear

8th

14

29th Nov 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 150y

12:15 Punchestown

Lacken Bridge

10st 0lb

J: Sarah Kavanagh

T: Gordon Michael Doyle

Struggled in a recent point-to-point won by Samcro; getting on in years and may struggle to improve his 2-31 chase record; on the positive side, he was beaten only a neck by Three Loud Knocks at Clonmel last season.

20/1

Form: 02F85

Last run: 14 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Dual points' winner put up best effort when second in 2m6f Limerick mares' novice chase in July; out of depth in decent Thurles maiden latest and of limited appeal here on handicap debut.

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0

5

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

17:55 Ballinrobe

Gonedairy

11st 10lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: D E Prendergast

Dual winning pointer was decent second in 2m6f Limerick beginners' last summer; well held in pair of handicaps last month.

16/1

10th

3

25th Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Gonedairy

11st 11lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: D E Prendergast

Dual point' winner has shown some ability in five chase starts but was poor over C&D last time and others are preferred.

28/1

5th

9

12th Aug 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

19:25 Kilbeggan

Gonedairy

11st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: D E Prendergast

Dual point' winner has shown some ability in four starts over fences; not a bad hurdle run on comeback last time and can't be ruled out.

12/1

Form: 330-23 BF

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 10lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Placed on four of seven attempts chasing, notably since returning in Novermber, chasing home a well-handicapped winner over this trip at Thurles before third behind another well-handicapped sort (winner again since) in Sir Bob at Punchestown, not quite seeing out the 3m; return to this trip to suit and likely big player off same mark.

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7

23rd Feb 2023

Good

2m 5f 205y

14:30 Thurles

Beating The Odds

11st 13lb

J: Mr E Mahon

T: W J Austin

Back from 10 months off with very creditable efforts in handicap chases here and at Punchestown; poor efforts last twice and can only be watched for now.

16/1

8th

5

28th Jan 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:56 Fairyhouse

Beating The Odds

11st 0lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: W J Austin

Two fair handicap chase runs at Thurles and Punchestown before Tramore failure; course hurdles winner over an extended 2m3f in November 2020; most recent success was over this trip at Thurles in March 2021.

11/2

3

1st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 6f 50y

15:25 Tramore

Beating The Odds

11st 10lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W J Austin

midfield, pushed along after 7th, dropped to rear 10th, pulled up before 4 out, never going well

11/4

Form: 5-371F CD

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Won her beginners' chase over C&D just over a year ago for Gavin Cromwell; claimed after readily winning 2m4f Roscommon claiming hurdle in July and not out of it when a faller at the final fence (usually third-last) on yard debut in Naas handicap last month; trip/ground to suit, should go well given a clear round.

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4th

3

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:52 Down Royal

Shes Some Doll

12st 0lb

J: Oakley Brown

T: Thomas Gibney

in touch with leaders, not fluent 5th, headway and prominent 3 out, soon led, headed after 2 out, weakened run-in

8/1

3rd

5

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 90y

16:58 Navan

Shes Some Doll

11st 2lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Thomas Gibney

disputed lead early, led clearly after 1st, joined after 6th, disputed lead from 5 out, slow jump 4 out

12/1

0

8

24th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 50y

13:00 Fairyhouse

Shes Some Doll

11st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

Only one win from 18 starts over fences, but placed eight times and has finished fourth on her last three starts; finished a little over 10l behind Evies Vladimir at Down Royal but may be better for the run, her first since last June

10/1

Form: -55680 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 6lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

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Form: 2-4F00

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Shaped well over hurdles on joining this yard in late summer and still going okay when a faller two out over fences at Killarney but has dropped away tamely both starts since; blinkers tried on latest start now discarded and steps up in trip.

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7th

9

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 49y

16:50 Clonmel

Padraics Choice

10st 9lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Back from a break to win comfortably at Down Royal (2m3f, good) on only his sixth run over fences; 8lb higher this time but a greater concern would be whether he needs good ground to show his best form.

5/1

1st

11

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:55 Downpatrick

Padraics Choice

10st 9lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

made virtually all

16/1

12

1st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 6f 50y

15:25 Tramore

Padraics Choice

10st 6lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: John Joseph Hanlon

towards rear

16/1

Form: PPU0P-

Last run: 294 days

W: 10st 0lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Poor completion rate of late; mare of little account drops in grade but still 2lb wrong here.

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6th

7

6th Apr 2023

Heavy

2m 6f 169y

17:10 Clonmel

Killisk Ben Rose

10st 0lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: R P Rath

Is 18lb out of the handicap and has no realistic chance.

50/1

11

31st Mar 2023

Heavy

3m 1f 100y

18:40 Wexford

Killisk Ben Rose

10st 0lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: R P Rath

soon led, clear 5th, much reduced lead 8th, headed before 4 out

25/1

7th

14

15th Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 160y

15:40 Punchestown

Killisk Ben Rose

10st 0lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: R P Rath

Poor form last season and pulled up after 10 months off at Tramore two weeks ago; blinkers tried now but makes no appeal.

50/1

Form: -72045 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 0lb

14 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Last win came at Kilbeggan in 2020 off 94 so veteran has deteriorated considerably; tended to jump left when fair C&D effort last month; 4lb wrong here.

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4th

12

24th Jan 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:00 Down Royal

Garrai Phaidin

10st 3lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Shane Ryder

Unseated after a mistake at Tramore earlier this month; running well in defeat earlier this term but he probably needs further than this these days.

10/1

14

21st Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:27 Navan

Garrai Phaidin

10st 0lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Shane Ryder

Losing run is mounting up; unseated last time and best form is on better ground; dropped 2lb.

40/1

14

1st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 6f 50y

15:25 Tramore

Garrai Phaidin

10st 0lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Shane Ryder

midfield, mistake and unseated rider 4th

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €305.00
Straight Forecast €206.50
Tricast €1496.30
Trifecta €2156.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Beating The Odds

RP Ratings (IRE):

Beating The Odds

POSTDATA:

Beating The Odds

The Irish Sun:

Beating The Odds