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13:55 Thurles

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Dillon Quirke Foundation Mares Beginners Chase

  • Prize money: £5743.36
  • 2m 2f 0y
  • 11 runners
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Dillon Quirke Foundation Mares Beginners Chase

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.80
  • Place: £1.70

Form: PF0338 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won a Fairyhouse maiden hurdle last October and not bad runs in defeat lately but will have to raise her game to take this on chasing debut.

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0

3

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

2m 5f 132y

14:10 Thurles

Time To Rocco

11st 7lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Colin Motherway

Latest win came in a 2m2f mares chase here in March; consistent since without winning, most recently behind R'Eveleyn Pleasure at Cork; should get closer but others preferred.

7/1

4th

2

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:07 Cork

Time To Rocco

11st 7lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Colin Motherway

Won a 2m2f mares' event at Thurles last March; has done most of her racing in conditions races; soundly beaten in fourth behind the useful Brides Hill in a mares' handicap at Fairyhouse last month; probably vulnerable off this mark.

6/1

4th

6

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

11:55 Fairyhouse

Time To Rocco

10st 11lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Colin Motherway

towards rear, not fluent 1st

7/1

OUR TIP

5/2

  • Place: £1.80

Form: -S1123 D

Last run: 118 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 127

Form & Verdict

Point' winner also won a bumper and twice over hurdles; just denied on chasing debut at Fairyhouse in October but was then well below that level at Cork; has a shout if ready enough back from a break.

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6th

2

15th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 127y

Class 3

13:50 Cheltenham

Happy DEx

11st 13lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sheila Lewis

Dual hurdle winner who is 0-6 as a chaser but has finished runner-up on three of those occasions; pulled up in June latest and left Gordon Elliott for £26,000 in September; stays 2m4f and acts on soft but probably requires a career best.

20/1

1

11th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 20y

Class 3

15:35 Perth

Happy DEx

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders, not fluent 9th

7/4

6th

4

14th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:25 Killarney

Happy DEx

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gordon Elliott

Two-time winner over hurdles who has ran to a decent level over fences in her fourt starts so far, finishing runner-up on three occasions; last seen finishing second to Elle Perfecta, beaten 3½l at Kilbeggan; this looks a strong contest so she might find one or two too good again.

13/2

9/2

  • Place: £4.90

Form: 166-3P D

Last run: 125 days

W: 11st 7lb

10 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Fairyhouse maiden hurdle winner last year is rated 129 in that sphere; ran creditably on chasing debut over 2m4f here in October but was pulled-up at Cheltenham next time; could go well if resuming progress.

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4th

12

18th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 1f 105y

15:50 Tipperary

Red As Rust

11st 5lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

midfield, not fluent 3rd

7/1

3rd

8

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 2f 0y

13:55 Thurles

Red As Rust

11st 7lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

prominent, led after 1st, headed 3rd, led again before 3 out, joined after 2 out, not fluent last, ridden and weakened run-in

9/2

6

11th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:25 Naas

Red As Rust

10st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

Point winner in 2018; maiden hurdle win at Fairyhouse 13 months ago seems to have been a flash in the pan, although she ran creditably at Thurles in October on her chasing debut; pulled up when set a stiff task at Cheltenham in November.

66/1

Form: 10/P22 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 7lb

10 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Punchestown maiden hurdle winner in 2021 came back from an absence this season and the best of her three chase runs was at Clonmel last time; strong contender.

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13

14th Jul 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:55 Kilbeggan

Pont Aval

10st 11lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

didn't always jump with fluency, towards rear, bad mistake and fell 5 out

13/2

1st

13

14th May 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 2f 0y

16:55 Killarney

Pont Aval

10st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

midfield, headway after 4 out, keeping on when jumped right 3 out, soon ridden, went second after 2 out, stayed on to lead run-in, won going away

25/1

5

27th Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 50y

19:10 Punchestown

Pont Aval

11st 3lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Bumper/hurdle winner who has returned this season from a long absence; 0-5 over fences (2m2f-3m) and didn't offer much over the longer trip on her switch to handicaps at Fairyhouse; perhaps a tongue-tie will help matters.

6/1

Form: 210328 D

Last run: 127 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Below par over hurdles when last seen and is rated just 106 in that sphere so has work to do making her chasing debut.

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13th

7

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 140y

14:25 Punchestown

Diamondinthemud

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

Maiden hurdle winner last year has been below form in handicaps the last twice (beaten when unseated at Listowel) and needs his best.

20/1

0

2

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Listowel

Diamondinthemud

12st 0lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

prominent, led after 3rd, headed after 2 out (usual 3 out), weakening when badly hampered by faller and unseated last (usual 2 out)

18/1

7th

7

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 141y

19:10 Sligo

Diamondinthemud

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

Last four runs have been over fences; best hurdles form last season was at Downpatrick, soundly beaten over fences at that venue last time.

14/1

Form: 4220-F D

Last run: 69 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Smart bumper and hurdle mare is rated 125 in the latter sphere; looked well-held when falling on chasing debut at Naas and will have to improve loads on that.

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7

3rd Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 54y

14:45 Galway

Choice Of Words

10st 8lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Martin Brassil

in rear, bad mistake and jockey lost irons briefly 2nd, recovered after 3rd, detached when not fluent 6th, jumped slightly right when not fluent 5 out, pulled up before 3 out

25/1

1st

1

21st Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 0y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Choice Of Words

11st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Martin Brassil

raced in second, not fluent 4th, not fluent and lost second 6th, pushed along and led after 2 out, ridden and kept on run-in

13/8

Form: 1/680- D

Last run: 476 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner in 2020 for Tom Taaffe; didn't show a lot in three starts for Willie Mullins; chasing/stable debut after an absence.

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7th

11

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 2f 0y

13:55 Thurles

Walking Fame

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: B R Hamilton

towards rear

25/1

8th

11

25th Sep 2021

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:15 Listowel

Walking Fame

10st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

Bumper winner for Tom Taaffe; 13-8, hurt in running on debut for champion trainer at Tramore; can probably be forgiven that; can make amends.

3/1

Form: 5P-90P

Last run: 61 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Bumper winner when trained in the UK; well-held in three hurdle starts recently; chasing/yard debut.

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7

18th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 7f 135y

17:00 Tipperary

Mansoline

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Brian M McMahon

Won a bumper for Christian Williams two years ago; beaten a distance in her recent chase starts and was pulled up in her only handicap hurdle.

33/1

6th

8

9th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Cork

Mansoline

11st 5lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: Brian M McMahon

always towards rear

100/1

8th

5

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 2f 0y

13:55 Thurles

Mansoline

11st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Brian M McMahon

towards rear

50/1

Form: 7F-656

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Won a Doncaster Listed juvenile hurdle last season; promise on chasing debut at Navan but two lesser runs since and has work to do.

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9th

9

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 2f 0y

13:55 Thurles

Six Feet Apart

11st 7lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

disputed lead, prominent from 1st

14/1

6th

6

22nd Jan 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 78y

13:10 Thurles

Six Feet Apart

10st 6lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

in touch with leaders early, mistake 5th, pushed along when jumped slightly left and weakened 4 out, made no impression

25/1

5th

14

8th Dec 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:15 Clonmel

Six Feet Apart

10st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Decent hurdler is rated 116 in that sphere, winning twice last season, including a Listed event at Doncaster; was second in a Flat maiden here in September before a respectable chasing debut behind a quality sort at Navan; handles soft ground and should go close.

100/30

200/1

Form: 8P-97P

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Pulled-up on recent chasing debut at Gowran and can't be fancied.

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10th

1

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 2f 0y

13:55 Thurles

Big Ears

11st 7lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Liz Doyle

in rear, slow jump 3rd, not fluent 6th

200/1

9

11th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:20 Gowran Park

Big Ears

11st 5lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Liz Doyle

Well beaten in bumpers and over hurdles and can't be fancied.

100/1

1

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 110y

14:53 Fairyhouse

Big Ears

11st 7lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

Nothing of note in British bumpers; soundly beaten on her first two starts over hurdles.

50/1

Form: 1216-0

Last run: 118 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Three time hurdle winner is rated 127 in that sphere but was below form when last seen; won a point' so that will stand to her on chasing debut and has won off a break in the past so not ignored.

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6

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 2f 0y

13:55 Thurles

Nells Well

11st 7lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Sean O O’Brien

Three time hurdle winner is rated 127 in that sphere but was below form when last seen; won a point' so that will stand to her on chasing debut and has won off a break in the past so not ignored.

6/1

11th

9

20th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 190y

15:15 Punchestown

Nells Well

10st 9lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Sean O O’Brien

prominent on inner

12/1

6th

4

16th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 110y

16:15 Fairyhouse

Nells Well

11st 6lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Sean O O’Brien

7/1

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Payout
Exacta €350.00
Straight Forecast €310.20
Trifecta €3021.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Pont Aval

The Irish Sun:

Choice Of Words

RP Ratings (IRE):

Pont Aval

TOPSPEED:

Pont Aval

POSTDATA:

Pont Aval