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13:20 Thurles

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Leugh Beginners Chase

  • Prize money: £5743.36
  • 2m 4f 199y
  • 17 runners
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Leugh Beginners Chase

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.10
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 441/0

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won a maiden hurdle at Kilbeggan in April 2021 when in Sneezy Foster's care; should be better for his run in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Navan last Saturday week.

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8

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

13:45 Punchestown

Mylestown Upper

11st 0lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Gordon Elliott

Kilbeggan maiden hurdle winner in 2021 won a beginners' chase in March and now rated 121 in that discipline; chance back hurdling.

4/1

1

31st Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 170y

17:40 Wexford

Mylestown Upper

11st 12lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders, soon went third, 4 lengths down when fell 3 out

4/1

1st

7

13th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 199y

13:20 Thurles

Mylestown Upper

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent, lost second halfway, headway disputing lead after 2 out, briefly headed approaching last, good jump to lead last, ridden out run-in, always doing enough

8/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 327245 BF

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

20-race maiden over hurdles, placed seven times. rated 108 and has been showing decent form in handicaps, including when second in a 19-runner contest at Leopardstown three starts ago; could go well in first-time cheekpieces on chase debut.

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2

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:10 Tramore

Gali Flight

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Philip Fenton

30-race maiden and then of those defeats have been over fences; didn't run badly last time in a handicap but wouldn't be the obvious answer to this.

8/1

7th

4

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

13:30 Thurles

Gali Flight

11st 10lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Philip Fenton

prominent, went second and raced wide 8th, led when good jump 3 out, headed and weakened before last

14/1

0

6

7th Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 107y

15:05 Fairyhouse

Gali Flight

11st 2lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Philip Fenton

Long-standing maiden has been placed in three beginners' chases; wouldn't have been far away in Kilbeggan handicap in April when exiting at the last but well held in two subsequent handicaps including the race won by C'est Quelqu'un at Downpatrick last month.

12/1

10/1

  • Place: £5.80

Form: P55140 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Career-best when landing a 3m handicap hurdle at Tipperary last October; jumped poorly at Tramore last June on only chase run; capable of better.

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0

3

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

12:55 Thurles

Good World

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

prominent, awkward jump 1st, soon unseated

6/1

7th

18

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Good World

10st 5lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

towards rear of midfield

18/1

2nd

8

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Good World

11st 7lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

Stays this distance and seems ready for it after staying-on Kilbeggan third in August; seems to handle softer ground too and likely to go well.

8/1

Form: 78294U D

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner over hurdles; yet to score over fences but several good efforts to his credit, the best of which when second in a 2m4f Listowel handicap last September; held a narrow lead when unseating three out at Naas in January; first reserve.

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0

4

20th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

16:00 Wexford

Oscer Romero

11st 0lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: P J Rothwell

Three wins over hurdles at Ballinrobe in 2021; won over 2m4f here in March on heavy and placed over 3m1f (good) at Limerick last time; one of hurdles wins was over 3m1f as well so this trip looks too sharp.

6/1

3rd

5

25th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:30 Limerick

Oscer Romero

11st 6lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Wexford handicap winner on heavy ground was held off this mark at Kilbeggan last time and needs more; handles this ground too.

10/1

6th

2

21st Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 100y

18:40 Kilbeggan

Oscer Romero

11st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

prominent, soon raced in second

6/1

Form: 7006F4

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a point last season; modest form over hurdles and no better on first two chase starts; showed much-improved form last time when a staying-on fourth over 2m4f at Gowran.

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10th

8

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

15:30 Ayr

Low Mileage

11st 4lb

J: Jonathon Bewley

T: George Bewley

0-14 under all codes when trained in Ireland; put in fairly good front-running shift when fifth at Fairyhouse (3m2f, soft) in January and may benefit from today's drop back in trip but others have more pressing claims; stable debut.

14/1

5th

5

27th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 2f 0y

13:40 Fairyhouse

Low Mileage

11st 10lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: J P Dempsey

led, jumped slightly left 6th, steadied 10th, headed 2 out, soon weakened

6/1

4th

3

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 100y

14:50 Tramore

Low Mileage

11st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: J P Dempsey

midfield, went fourth 5th, weakened from 2 out

7/2

Form: 822054

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Useful Flat and hurdles performer at a modest level; perhaps capable of minor success over fences at some stage; steps down in class after contesting a rated event at Punchestown; fair prospects if jumping holds up.

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10th

4

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Politicise

11st 12lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

midfield, towards rear halfway

9/2

1st

3

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Politicise

11st 12lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

prominent, challenging 3 out, ridden after 2 out, kept on well and hung right towards finish, led final stride, hit rail just after line

14/1

4th

7

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 0y

17:08 Navan

Politicise

11st 0lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

Losing run since 2020 and 0-13 over fences; doesn't look well treated on this season's form and low-key effort over hurdles a fortnight ago (from this mark).

10/1

Form: -80857

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Former point winner, beaten in excess of 50l on chase outings at Fairyhouse and Clonmel; held by Sweet Street on running last time.

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9th

19

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

Read To Return

10st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: A J Martin

Beaten favourite or joint-fav (chases/hurdles) in seven of his last nine starts; winner of a Killarney beginners' chase when second-favourite; reported clinically abnormal after dismal hurdles run in January; two poor chase runs at Fairyhouse Easter meeting; undependable is an understatement, may click one day.

14/1

5th

11

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 124y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Read To Return

10st 6lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: A J Martin

Beaten favourite or joint-fav (chases/hurdles) in seven of his last eight starts including a neck defeat over hurdles at Roscommon last September; winner of a Killarney beginners' chase when second-favourite; reported clinically abnormal after dismal run off his lower hurdles mark here in January; another poor run over 2m5f here on Saturday.

7/1

Form: 3-686P

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Point-to-point winner; has shown some ability over hurdles (rated 93); disappointing on latest.

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9

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 6f 169y

20:00 Clonmel

Rose Of Kalanisi

11st 5lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Paul Stafford

4

20th May 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 50y

16:35 Wexford

Rose Of Kalanisi

11st 12lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Paul Stafford

in rear, slow jump and detached 1st, not fluent 8th, pulled up before 9th

10/1

Form: /00-83

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Not a bad run in mid-division in a Clonmel handicap hurdle on seasonal debut; stepped up on that when third at Punchestown eight weeks ago; that was encouraging, but he is rated 11lb below stablemate Ernie From Nurney over hurdles.

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0

8

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

3m 0f 0y

15:42 Navan

One Horse Army

11st 2lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Padraig Roche

Best hurdles run when third off a modest 86 in a staying handicap at Punchestown 12 months ago; has struggled on his first three attempts over fences; jumped badly at Punchestown last time.

14/1

6th

6

12th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 150y

12:30 Punchestown

One Horse Army

11st 12lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Padraig Roche

Best hurdles run when third off a modest 86 in a staying handicap at this venue in January; has struggled on his first two attempts over fences.

100/1

0

8

25th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 200y

12:48 Punchestown

One Horse Army

11st 12lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Padraig Roche

Tailed off on chase debut when last seen and well below the level of form required generally.

200/1

Form: 07650U

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed in points and over hurdles; unseated at third on chasing debut at Wexford eight days ago; trainer also runs Mylerstown Upper.

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5

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

13:25 Limerick

What An Ocean

11st 3lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Maiden under all codes but has run well at times, including when third in a 3m handicap at this venue in November; remote fourth at Tramore last time.

9/2

4th

7

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

13:40 Tramore

What An Ocean

11st 4lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, brief headway 4 out, went remote fourth run-in, never near to challenge

11/2

3rd

2

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 100y

15:20 Limerick

What An Ocean

11st 11lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Maiden under all codes but has run well at times, notably in maidens last year; not a bad effort over 2m4f in a Gowran handicap last time; a chance if staying this trip.

9/2

Form: 08-035

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Placed off 96 in a handicap hurdle on his penultimate start; will need to raise his game in order to feature on his chasing debut.

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1st

3

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 190y

17:20 Limerick

Ernie From Nurney

11st 11lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Padraig Roche

Returned from a break with two runs over fences; reverted to hurdling at Naas last time, and looked like an improving sort in winning a 25-runner contest; his trainer observed that he is a big horse who has taken time to mature; further progress on the cards, may cope with 6lb rise.

3/1

1st

4

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:40 Naas

Ernie From Nurney

11st 12lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Padraig Roche

0-11; fair handicap hurdle form last season; has been running over fences lately and deserves respect for his third at Thurles last month; similar mark over hurdles.

8/1

3rd

13

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 74y

15:05 Thurles

Ernie From Nurney

10st 12lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Padraig Roche

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 5 out, slightly hampered 3 out, went third after 2 out, went second last, no extra final 110yds

20/1

Form: 0070-0

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Two wins for Jessica Harrington, both obtained in the opening months of 2020; tailed off on stable debut at Punchestown; no chasing experience.

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16th

1

26th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

19:15 Limerick

Instant Return

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

midfield

25/1

12th

6

13th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 199y

13:20 Thurles

Instant Return

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

in rear, pushed along early, not fluent 5th, reminders halfway

25/1

Form: 9U-600

Last run: 95 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Best run over hurdles came for Pat Kelly in a Cork 3m maiden in 2021; nothing of note since then; last of ten finishers on chasing debut at Clonmel in December.

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10

31st May 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Wexford

Champagne Monarch

11st 7lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Sean Aherne

13-race maiden was well beaten when last seen at Kilbeggan in April; mark declining but still opposable.

25/1

9th

8

20th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 70y

18:20 Kilbeggan

Champagne Monarch

11st 2lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Sean Aherne

prominent

12/1

6th

11

9th Apr 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Champagne Monarch

10st 13lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Sean Aherne

towards rear

66/1

Form: 06-3PP

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Smart Flat performer in his young days; minor placed form over jumps; pulled-up last twice.

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11

13th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 199y

13:20 Thurles

Sevenna Star

11st 12lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Andrew McNamara

in touch with leaders

33/1

10

16th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

17:00 Clonmel

Sevenna Star

11st 12lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Andrew McNamara

Neither effort in beginners chases in October much to write home about; others preferred.

33/1

Form: 0-0000

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ran in several good maiden hurdles but has shown nothing yet to suggest he can win a race; tongue-tie fitted now.

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7th

5

(2)

24th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 4f 126y

20:10 Ballinrobe

Somethingaboutcian

9st 9lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Shane Nolan

Poor form over jumps including in point-to-point; makes no appeal on belated Flat debut at the age of seven.

100/1

0

8

10th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 191y

19:43 Roscommon

Somethingaboutcian

11st 2lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Shane Nolan

midfield

33/1

7

25th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 160y

19:30 Limerick

Somethingaboutcian

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Shane Nolan

Poor maiden can't be fancied in this company.

100/1

OUR TIP

Form: -F0P66

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dual 3m hurdle winner on good ground; no sign of her best form since sent over fences, though badly hampered by a faller at the third-last at Clonmel three weeks ago; second reserve.

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8th

2

5th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 110y

20:00 Downpatrick

Sweet Street

12st 0lb

J: Ian Power

T: Roger Joseph McGrath

prominent, slow jump 6th, mistake and lost ground 4 out

12/1

5th

5

6th Apr 2023

Heavy

2m 6f 169y

17:10 Clonmel

Sweet Street

11st 3lb

J: Ian Power

T: Roger Joseph McGrath

Dual hurdle winner didn't show much on her first three case starts but was running a better race over 2m4f here last time when badly hampered; possibilities on handicap debut.

11/2

17

13th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 199y

13:20 Thurles

Sweet Street

11st 5lb

J: Ian Power

T: Roger Joseph McGrath

Dual 3m hurdle winner on good ground; no sign of her best form since sent over fences, though badly hampered by a faller at the third-last at Clonmel three weeks ago; second reserve.

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Non-runners

Brawler, Sweet Street

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €299.00
Straight Forecast €225.00
Trifecta €6275.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Low Mileage

TOPSPEED:

Oscer Romero

SPOTLIGHT:

Brawler

POSTDATA:

Low Mileage

The Irish Sun:

Low Mileage