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Agritech Handicap Chase

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  • 3m 0f 120y
  • 14 runners
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Agritech Handicap Chase

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

OUR TIP

100/30 (Won)

  • Win: £3.10
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 5U2222 BF

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Four seconds in a row, frustratingly beaten at Clonmel last time after a slow jump at the last; deserves a change of luck.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

6

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Made In The Woods

11st 2lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Norman Lee

A 3m winner at Limerick last year; well-held third behind He Fitz In there last time but Kennedy's presence in the saddle is noteworthy.

10/1

3rd

4

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 120y

16:40 Limerick

Made In The Woods

10st 7lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

led, headed and lost two places before 2 out, weakened approaching last, no match for first two

7/1

7th

17

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 60y

15:10 Limerick

Made In The Woods

10st 13lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Norman Lee

midfield, some headway home turn, no impression after 2 out

13/2

5/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 114931 C

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Went up 16lb for winning handicap chases here and at Naas in the autumn; took advantage of his lower hurdles in a competitive heat at Fairyhouse two weeks ago; has to prove that he can win off this mark but comes into the race very much in form.

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Verdict Starting price

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

9/2

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 0-2622 BF

Last run: 55 days

W: 10st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Winning pointer; yet to run over regulation fences but comes here in very good form after finishing second in three of his last four runs in handicap hurdles; won't be far away if his jumping holds up.

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Verdict Starting price

11th

10

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Mahler Appeal

11st 6lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Garrett James Power

A maiden under rules but plenty of placed runs over hurdles and fences; beaten 17l over 3m at Naas last time back from a break and can get closer today; blinkers replace cheekpieces.

8/1

3rd

8

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 180y

16:50 Naas

Mahler Appeal

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Garrett James Power

Maiden but pretty consistent sort and has been placed on four occasions in 3m handicap hurdles; fair form over fences last twice; should be thereabouts but best form has been right-handed.

9/1

Form: 311326

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 0lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

In very good form over the winter; slightly backward step when not a factor at Clonmel ten days ago but certainly a factor at his best.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

10

25th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 160y

20:00 Limerick

Sanibel Island

10st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Hourigan

Won twice over fences within five days last October and generally in good form in defeat since; below best over 3m here when last seen but will be more at home back on this better ground.

11/1

4th

13

12th Mar 2023

Soft

3m 0f 120y

16:35 Limerick

Sanibel Island

10st 0lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Michael Hourigan

in touch with leaders on inner, not fluent 10th, not fluent 11th

8/1

6th

6

2nd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 0y

14:40 Clonmel

Sanibel Island

11st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Hourigan

In excellent form for his current handler, winning a pair of handicap chases on better ground in the autumn, and probably surpassed that when done in the final stride by today's rival Four Country Roads at Navan in January; up 3lb for that and 18lb in total since last autumn but every chance that he could go close again.

4/1

Form: 53

Last run: 54 days

W: 10st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Staying third in an ordinary maiden hunter chase at Clonmel in January; more needed here.

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5th

2

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 120y

16:40 Limerick

Baldurs Gate

11st 9lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Miss Denise Marie O’Shea

towards rear, slightly hampered 4th, mistake 8th, weakened before 2 out

100/30

2nd

1

4th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 107y

17:05 Leopardstown

Baldurs Gate

12st 4lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: Miss Denise Marie O’Shea

Got off the mark at Punchestown in November and consistent since until a poor run when out of the handicap back at that track last time; forgiven that and a player.

5/1

7th

16

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 3f 6y

14:35 Punchestown

Baldurs Gate

10st 0lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Miss Denise Marie O’Shea

in touch with leaders, towards rear when not fluent 8th, mistake 9th

14/1

Form: 724775 C

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Winning hurdler here but very disappointing over fences to date, including in a Fairyhouse novice chase two weeks ago; others preferred.

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12th

2

21st Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 110y

16:50 Tramore

Carrolls Cottage

11st 12lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

towards rear

20/1

11th

1

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Carrolls Cottage

12st 0lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: Philip Fenton

Has been struggling off his lower chase mark; boasts a decent hurdles record (2-8) but cheekpieces failed to spark a revival in form over C&D three week ago.

25/1

Form: 067300

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 0lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Winning chaser but very much up against it from 9lb out of the handicap.

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10th

8

29th Apr 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 0y

14:35 Punchestown

Three Loud Knocks

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Brian Mortell

Useful point-to-pointer, low-rated handicap chaser with 1-28 chase record; tailed off behind Stealthy Tom over C&D in February; up against it.

100/1

8th

12

17th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 5f 150y

18:45 Tramore

Three Loud Knocks

10st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brian Mortell

Just 1-27 over fences and has been well beaten lately; however, would have a squeak on the form of his third at Limerick in December.

28/1

7th

14

12th Mar 2023

Soft

3m 0f 120y

16:35 Limerick

Three Loud Knocks

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Brian Mortell

towards rear

66/1

Form: 2-122U

Last run: 143 days

W: 12st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

Four wins over hurdles, most recently at Killarney in May; since then finished second in a valuable Galway handicap hurdle in July and to Darver Star in a Galway conditions contest in September; did not set the world alight in three starts over fences in 2020 and is 20lb lower in this sphere; very interesting runner but coming up against seasoned handicappers here.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

2

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:00 Gowran Park

Happy Jacky

11st 10lb

J: Daniel King

T: Ray Hackett

Bounced back to form when beaten half a length in a handicap hurdle at Killarney last month but disappointing when tailed off at Galway since; others may be better treated back in a handicap.

10/1

4th

4

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 87y

16:30 Galway

Happy Jacky

11st 0lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Ray Hackett

Four hurdle wins and has run well in defeat at this track; just denied in a Killarney handicap last time over this trip and is weighted to run well in this.

13/2

Form: 831F-0 C

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 9lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Eight career wins over hurdles and fences, most recently at Ayr 16 months ago; tailed off in a Fairyhouse handicap hurdle after 14 months off two weeks ago; best watched for now.

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0

1

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 14y

15:05 Tipperary

Shanroe Al C

12st 0lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Karl Thornton

Handy sort when on song, although badly off his game on his last two starts; has turned it around in the past all the same, and the ground should aid his cause here, provding it does not ease any further; far from out of it.

28/1

14

10th Apr 2023

Soft

3m 0f 130y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Shanroe Al C

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Karl Thornton

Eight wins divided between hurdles and fences; the glaring concern is that he's struggled in both disciplines since returning from an absence.

25/1

3

12th Mar 2023

Soft

3m 0f 120y

16:35 Limerick

Shanroe Al C

11st 9lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Karl Thornton

towards rear of midfield, jumped left 1st

40/1

Form: 782812

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Battled back in first-time cheekpieces to win a Cork beginners chase in January; decent effort in a 2m handicap chase at Clonmel since; should be competitive if seeing out this trip.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

6

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Joy Of Life

11st 9lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Seamus Neville

jumped left on occasions, didn't always jump with fluency, prominent, pressed leader 4th, lost second when mistake 4 out, weakened before 3 out

14/1

6th

12

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 4f 61y

16:35 Leopardstown

Joy Of Life

10st 3lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Seamus Neville

Totally out of form but confidence may have been restored by two runs in points; others still preferred; new headgear tried.

33/1

Form: 8U5024 D BF

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 12lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

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Verdict Starting price

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: 873F2P

Last run: 73 days

W: 10st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Touched off in a handicap chase at Galway in October before running no race here; respected on his best form.

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Verdict Starting price

3rd

11

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 91y

19:37 Ballinrobe

My Friend The Wind

11st 6lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: E McNamara

midfield, lost position and towards rear after 4 out, plenty to do 2 out, ran on well run-in, went third towards finish, nearest finish

14/1

0

5

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

14:45 Limerick

My Friend The Wind

11st 9lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Won over hurdles in August and two solid chase runs since; a contender

7/1

Form: 946860

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

0-19 under Rules and struggling this winter; others much more likely.

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9

21st Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 2f 112y

13:55 Clonmel

Four Horsemen

10st 10lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Karl Thornton

20-race maiden; beaten when falling two out in a Limerick handicap chase nine days ago; others preferred.

50/1

12

12th Mar 2023

Soft

3m 0f 120y

16:35 Limerick

Four Horsemen

10st 0lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Karl Thornton

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 5th

33/1

17

2nd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 0y

14:40 Clonmel

Four Horsemen

11st 6lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: Karl Thornton

Third reserve; 0-19 under Rules and struggling this winter.

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Payout
Exacta €119.00
Straight Forecast €129.70
Tricast €581.90
Trifecta €853.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Made In The Woods

RP Ratings (IRE):

Joy Of Life

The Irish Sun:

Mahler Appeal

TOPSPEED:

Made In The Woods

POSTDATA:

Made In The Woods