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Thebeautybasket.ie Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £13053.1
  • 3m 0f 130y
  • 14 runners
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Thebeautybasket.ie Handicap Chase

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.40
  • Place: £2.50

Form: 1P-422

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 135

Form & Verdict

Three-time winning hurdler who has improved in each of his three runs over fences, finishing a clear second behind a classy rival last time at Gowran (2m4f); stamina for this far not copperbottomed but it's worth exploring.

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5th

7

10th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 174y

16:37 Naas

Macs Charm

11st 2lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: C A Murphy

Sole win chasing came off 135 at Fairyhouse nearly a year ago; best run since on latest when encouraging fifth of 18 in Thyestes, staying on; not one to rule out.

7/1

5th

11

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Macs Charm

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C A Murphy

Second to Ain't That A Shame over 2m4f here last March; won a 3m Fairyhouse handicap last Easter; pulled up on both starts this season, the Troytown at Navan and the Paddy Power at Leopardstown.

33/1

0

14

27th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 100y

15:00 Leopardstown

Macs Charm

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C A Murphy

in touch with leaders, weakened 3 out (usual 4 out), pulled up approaching last

20/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 1-0113 D BF

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 8lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

It could be that the handicapper has caught up after failing in his hat-trick bid but again he ran well at Navan and getting back on softer ground is a plus; should feature.

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7

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

Sir Bob

11st 2lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Robert Tyner

raced wide

6/1

1st

7

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 70y

16:33 Cork

Sir Bob

10st 10lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Robert Tyner

bumped rival start, soon pressed leader, lost second but prominent 5th, went second again before 7th

16/1

2nd

3

10th Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 120y

16:20 Limerick

Sir Bob

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Robert Tyner

prominent throughout, pressed leader from 4 out, briefly led home turn, headed 2 out, kept on run-in, no match for winner

15/2

33/1

  • Place: £4.70

Form: 223018 CD

Last run: 128 days

W: 10st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Won his fourth chase when comfortably winning over 2m7f here in November and reportedly burst a blood vessel next time; an 11yo now and has been off for 128 days; others preferred.

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5

1st May 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 2f 50y

15:55 Down Royal

Hoke Colburn

11st 4lb

J: Ian Power

T: Brian M McMahon

disputed lead, raced in second from 3rd, jockey lost irons when bad mistake and lost position 6th, jockey dropped whip before 7th, pulled up before 8th

8/1

3rd

13

10th Apr 2023

Soft

3m 0f 130y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Hoke Colburn

10st 2lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Brian M McMahon

Won his fourth chase when comfortably winning over 2m7f here in November and reportedly burst a blood vessel next time; an 11yo now and has been off for 128 days; others preferred.

33/1

2

6th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 97y

16:35 Leopardstown

Hoke Colburn

12st 1lb

J: Mr E Mahon

T: Brian M McMahon

Won his fourth chase when comfortably winning over 2m7f at Fairyhouse in November but reportedly burst blood vessel when dropping out tamely at same venue following month; has had time off since and may just need this.

7/1

Form: 32100P D

Last run: 71 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 128

Form & Verdict

Promising in his younger days for Philip Hobbs but hasn't reached the heights expected and has only won twice; has struggled in his last three handicaps.

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8th

3

16th Dec 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 68y

12:30 Fairyhouse

Everglow

11st 7lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Noel Meade

prominent, went second 5th, weakened from 3 out

7/1

5th

13

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

3m 5f 130y

12:55 Fairyhouse

Everglow

10st 5lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Noel Meade

towards rear of midfield, some headway 3 out, kept on approaching last, never near to challenge

16/1

6th

8

5th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 4f 0y

15:15 Cork

Everglow

10st 6lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Noel Meade

midfield, in touch with leaders 3 out, weakened after 2 out

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0/P224 BF

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 13lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 122

Form & Verdict

Bumper/hurdle winner who has returned this season from a long absence; 0-4 over fences (2m2f-2m5f) but twice runner-up and would appear to be screaming out for this stiffer test of stamina; likely contender.

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0

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: -23F10 CD

Last run: 102 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Jumped well when off the mark over fences in a 3m beginners' chase here (soft) and the drop back to 2m5f found him out in a strong Leopardstown handicap won by Cheltenham hero Seddon; still unexposed and one to consider.

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2

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 160y

16:20 Tramore

Gateau De Miel

11st 8lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

3m chase winner on soft but yet to win a handicap; good second over 3m2f at Killarney in May but three runs in the autumn were moderate; off since November and trip and track might be too sharp.

11/1

Form: 06F455

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Feasibly treated on his fourth at Gowran in February but the balance of his form suggests that might flatter him; bit to prove over 3m as well.

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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: U42350 D

Last run: 170 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 135

Form & Verdict

Multiple winning hurdler but only 1-9 as a chaser; respected on the best of last season's chase form for John McConnell but it's been a quiet start for this yard over hurdles and he lacks a recent run.

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14

2nd May 2024

Yielding

4m 1f 11y

16:50 Punchestown

Streets Of Doyen

11st 7lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Won over hurdles at Kilbeggan last summer but has failed to maintain that revival; unseated at seventh in last week's Ulster National.

20/1

7

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 4f 165y

18:20 Downpatrick

Streets Of Doyen

11st 0lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: John C McConnell

midfield, mistake and unseated 7th

20/1

Form: 010-52

Last run: 104 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 132

Form & Verdict

Up and down over hurdles but smart form in winning a 2m conditions hurdle last April; behind respected opposition in two beginners' chases and handicaps are now a better option, but he has stamina to prove over this far.

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7th

3

11th Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

14:50 Punchestown

Irascible

11st 3lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: Henry De Bromhead

Dual winner over hurdles; yet to produce his best over fences but ran well for a long way when falling at the last in a handicap chase at Fairyhouse in April; this trip should be more like it and has a chance off this mark if he handles the better ground.

4/1

3

10th Apr 2023

Soft

3m 0f 130y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Irascible

11st 9lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: Henry De Bromhead

Up and down over hurdles but smart form in winning a 2m conditions hurdle last April; behind respected opposition in two beginners' chases and handicaps are now a better option, but he has stamina to prove over this far.

14/1

2nd

3

27th Dec 2022

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

12:35 Leopardstown

Irascible

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Not the easiest to predict over hurdles but eyecatching form when edging out Cash Back in a conditions hurdle in April (2m, heavy), posting RPR of 143; probably failed to stay 2m6f on his switch to fences at Thurles but even so he could have shaped better than he did; will need a whole lot more this afternoon.

7/1

Form: 5-P2PP

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 125

Form & Verdict

Ran well behind the useful Dunboyne at Gowran in November (2m4f, heavy) but that's been the one bright spot this season and others look safer propositions.

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5th

4

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

18:15 Clonmel

Street Value

11st 2lb

J: J J Slevin

T: J P Flavin

in touch with leaders, slow jump 2nd

10/1

16

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 5f 24y

17:00 Fairyhouse

Street Value

10st 8lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: J P Flavin

prominent, not fluent 16th, soon weakened, tired jump 19th, soon pulled up

33/1

7

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 3f 6y

14:35 Punchestown

Street Value

11st 0lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: J P Flavin

Failed to complete on his final start in 2022 and three of his first four starts in 2023; came good again in emphatic style with victory in the 3m5f Porterstown Chase at Fairyhouse in December; fair third over a shorter trip at Cork; 9-1 in the Thyestes, made a couple of mistakes and was pulled up before three out; cheekpiece on now as well as usual tongue-tie.

12/1

Form: -F3437 D

Last run: 127 days

W: 11st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 125

Form & Verdict

Strong stayer; only seventh in the 3m5f Porterstown here in December having finished runner-up the year before; not on a bad mark and he can go well fresh; pulled up in this last year but he's considered.

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10th

3

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 2f 50y

17:25 Down Royal

The Dabbler

11st 12lb

J: Mr P W Gleeson

T: Liam P Cusack

Dual chase winner returned to form at Limerick last time; dropped 2lb and can be involved if ready enough after a break.

5/1

3rd

2

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 6f 120y

12:20 Limerick

The Dabbler

11st 5lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Liam P Cusack

Out of sorts on last couple of starts but showed a bit more zest over hurdles when outrunning his odds (80-1) in a Thurles novice latest; ease in grade back over fences here affords him a nice opportunity to keep the forward momentum going.

5/1

Form: 493121 C

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Getting high in the weights after another 5lb rise for his narrow success at Limerick (2m3f, soft) but he's right in the groove and will be fine returning to 3m; chance.

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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

Form: 31F-0P D

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

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

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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

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Payout
Exacta €490.00
Straight Forecast €347.50
Tricast €3978.00
Trifecta €6303.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Sir Bob

The Irish Sun:

Gateau De Miel

SPOTLIGHT:

Macs Charm

POSTDATA:

Pont Aval

TOPSPEED:

Sir Bob