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18:45 Tramore

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West Waterford Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 5f 150y
  • 17 runners
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West Waterford Handicap Chase

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

(Won)

  • Win: £32.60
  • Place: £8.00

Form: -60UP0

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

First reserve; maiden after 30 starts and is difficult to fancy; blinkers tried.

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2nd

23

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 180y

16:50 Naas

Likable Chancer

10st 13lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Daniel John Howard

soon disputed lead, led before 1st, joined towards near side 2 out, headed approaching last, no chance with winner run-in

10/1

3rd

14

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 70y

17:08 Cork

Likable Chancer

10st 10lb

J: Mr E P O’Brien

T: Daniel John Howard

raced wide, soon led, headed and prominent after 3rd, led again 9th, joined after 10th, headed when switched right and ridden before 3 out, no extra run-in

6/1

OUR TIP

9/4

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 652131 C

Last run: 37 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Has been in the form of her career lately over hurdles, getting off the mark here in January before notching a win at Gowran over 2m4f; now rated 113 in that sphere and is theoretically well-in returning to fences though was poor only start in this sphere.

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6th

3

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 55y

16:50 Punchestown

Ardera Ru

10st 12lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Eoin Doyle

Four-time winner relished the heavy ground when a surprise winner from Instit in a Listed at Fairyhouse last time; trainer credited a pallet operation for that effort; will do well to repeat that here on this better ground.

16/1

1st

7

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Ardera Ru

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Eoin Doyle

held up in rear, in touch with leaders when jumped slightly left 7th

16/1

17/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 337432

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Frustrating sort remains a maiden after 25 starts but his best recent run was when second to Aodhan May over 3m1f at Wexford last time; only got caught close home after going clear then and this shorter trip will suit better; shortlisted.

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2nd

13

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Fox Le Bel

10st 7lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Liz Doyle

Longstanding maiden has been beaten favourite umpteen times; fair third at Navan latest and back from three months off.

11/2

Form: 300923

Last run: 112 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 14 chase starts but put up his best effort when third at Limerick (2m1f) in December from 5lb out of the handicap; races off 2lb lower today and is effective over this trip, so considered.

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1st

7

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

18:30 Ballinrobe

The Eye Of Tulla

10st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Brian M McMahon

Readily beat Berliet Express over 2m2f at Limerick in May and only 2lb worse off; was placed over farther on this card a year ago and fair run at Roscommon last time; seems to handle any ground.

13/2

5th

9

8th Aug 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 57y

19:30 Roscommon

The Eye Of Tulla

10st 11lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: Brian M McMahon

A 2m1f winner who appeared to get outstayed over 3m at Punchestown but then ran moderately at Tipperary; capable of bouncing back from that and putting in a competitive show; goes on this ground.

8/1

7th

9

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

17:10 Tipperary

The Eye Of Tulla

10st 12lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: Brian M McMahon

Got off the mark when winning at Limerick over 2m2f and probably got outstayed over 3m at Punchestown since; this trip should be ideal and a big player even though up another 2lb.

4/1

Form: 337315 D

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Maiden over hurdles but got off the mark on third chase start at Thurles in February over this trip; couldn't follow up a week later under a 7lb penalty but still a decent run; be involved.

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0

9

21st Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:50 Killarney

O Mio Babbino

11st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Patrick Cronin

Won a Thurles handicap chase over 2m6f in February; some decent runs in defeat since, though not at Tramore last time; tongue-tie tried.

14/1

6th

3

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 50y

18:00 Tramore

O Mio Babbino

11st 11lb

J: Mr C J Shine

T: Patrick Cronin

Gained first win under Rules at Thurles in February and fairly consistent over fences since; drying ground will suit and may have another race in her from this sort of mark.

4/1

5th

3

25th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 160y

19:00 Limerick

O Mio Babbino

11st 12lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Patrick Cronin

towards rear early, in touch with leaders after 7th, ridden after 3 out, went third before 2 out, not fluent 2 out, soon weakened

12/1

Form: 01495P C

Last run: 90 days

W: 11st 11lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Scored sole win over fences at Downpatrick last August; some decent runs since but was pulled-up over hurdles at Clonmel last time; could go well if bouncing back.

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0

8

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 110y

17:20 Downpatrick

Shantou Sisu

11st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

Modest overall strike-rate and had a lot of luck go his way when winning by 15l at Sligo (3m2f, soft); still, clearly in decent form and a 5lb rise shouldn't be too damaging.

7/2

1st

8

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 182y

17:40 Sligo

Shantou Sisu

10st 13lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

Veteran with a modest strike rate (2-30 over hurdles, 1-18 over fences); still capable of the odd good performance, notably when a close-up third in a 2m7f handicap at Tipperary three starts ago.

7/1

4th

11

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

17:00 Tramore

Shantou Sisu

11st 2lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

midfield, in touch with leaders after 3 out, hampered after 3 out, no impression from 2 out

25/1

Form: 5P3544

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 19 starts but put together three solid runs over fences before finding 3m1f on testing ground too taxing at Wexford behind Aodhan May last time; this trip on drying ground can suit better; chance.

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5th

3

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 100y

15:30 Down Royal

Finnians Row

11st 9lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Experienced chaser; won a 2m2f beginners' chase at Downpatrick in September; went up 12lb for that and managed a fair third in a handicap at Tramore the following month; effectively lost his chance with a bad mistake three out over C&D four weeks ago.

12/1

9th

7

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:58 Down Royal

Finnians Row

11st 4lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Shock winner at expense of subsequent maiden winner at Downpatrick but placed off 12lb higher at Tramore; tame enough effort since suggests he's vulnerable.

16/1

Form: 673007

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 12lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

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.

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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: 859115 D

Last run: 169 days

W: 11st 10lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Hit form last autumn, winning over fences at Kilbeggan and hurdles at Galway; found the ground too testing when last seen at Wexford; can run well fresh and has been placed at this track.

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14th

12

28th Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:52 Galway

Crimson Chief

11st 1lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: J Morrison

Course winner over 2m6f last year on good ground; soundly beaten mixing hurdles and fences since; others preferred.

28/1

0

10

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

14:40 Listowel

Crimson Chief

11st 6lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: J Morrison

Soundly beaten in six races since winning over an extended 2m6f at Galway just over a year ago; up against it at this stage of his career.

16/1

7th

4

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

17:55 Ballinrobe

Crimson Chief

11st 10lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: J Morrison

Won back-to-back over fences and hurdles this time last year; not much since but better for recent Kilbeggan run after 100-day absence; stays well but needs decent ground.

12/1

Form: 04P2P1

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Had shown very little until second at Down Royal in January and got off the mark last time over 3m1f at Wexford; raised 6lb for that and while the drop in trip isn't ideal should still be on the premises.

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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

Form: 4-4PP1

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Put some poor runs behind her when a surprise winner of a Wexford handicap chase over 2m4f on good ground last time; 5lb higher today and will want the ground to dry up more.

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12

10th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 150y

19:55 Downpatrick

Ocean Legacy

11st 0lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

prominent

20/1

10th

15

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Ocean Legacy

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Dual chase winner is 0-11 over hurdles and pulled-up last time; a minor chance if at his best back after a break.

40/1

Form: /P8898

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten in handicap chases lately and needs to find improvement from somewhere; cheekpieces retained.

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4th

9

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 112y

14:15 Thurles

General Ryan

10st 13lb

J: Ciaran O’Shea

T: G Ahern

Point winner; not always fluent over fences, as seen when making a bad mistake at the last at Tramore in August and unseated on his previous two outings; 5lb rise probably isn't an issue and this ground is fine but needs to jump better.

5/1

2nd

13

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

17:00 Tramore

General Ryan

11st 1lb

J: Ciaran O’Shea

T: G Ahern

midfield, went second when jumped right and bumped rival 11th, led 12th, 6 lengths ahead when not fluent 3 out, soon reduced lead, ridden when joined 2 out, soon headed, bad mistake last, kept on

16/1

Form: 568043 C

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 12lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Hurdle winner here in 2019 put up his best run over fences when fourth at Clonmel last month; however, was well below that when a poor third there recently, so has to bounce back.

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No Results Found

Form: 96PP62

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Point' winner put up her best run under rules when second at Downpatrick last time, though was still beaten 9l; same mark today but has to squeeze out more.

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0

12

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 112y

14:15 Thurles

Agirlcalledchloe

10st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Has hit the crossbar in three of her last four starts, although was a bit below form when a distant second at Sligo latest; needs more to get her head in front in this field but solid place contender.

5/1

Form: 4-075P C

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 8lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; veteran won here in 2017 but hasn't scored since 2019; tumbling down the weights but still difficult to fancy.

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10th

11

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 49y

16:50 Clonmel

Seskin Flyer

10st 1lb

J: Daniel King

T: Patrick Carey

Ended a lengthy losing run when getting a positive ride over 2m3f at Kilbeggan but below that level since, latterly behind Padraic's Choice at Downpatrick.

20/1

6th

8

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:55 Downpatrick

Seskin Flyer

10st 10lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Patrick Carey

Ended a lengthy losing run when getting a positive ride over 2m3f at Kilbeggan last month; failed to reproduce that form at Roscommon.

8/1

9th

15

8th Aug 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 57y

19:30 Roscommon

Seskin Flyer

10st 2lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Patrick Carey

Exposed 12yo who snapped a lengthy losing run when beating some of today's opposition under a positive ride at Kilbeggan (2m3f, soft); should be a factor once more off this 6lb higher mark.

9/2

Form: /0/421

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; has been in fine form over hurdles lately posting back-to-back wins in handicap hurdles at Clonmel and then here yesterday; makes chasing debut here.

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18th

20

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

14:30 Punchestown

Mighty Jeremy

11st 6lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Liam G O’Brien

Front-runner with three wins to his credit; has been at his best on testing ground though and won't get a soft lead here; others preferred.

20/1

5th

2

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 80y

15:50 Tramore

Mighty Jeremy

11st 12lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Liam G O’Brien

in rear

16/1

10

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 45y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Mighty Jeremy

10st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Liam G O’Brien

Won back-to-back handicap hurdles last season; respectable fourth at Navan last month was a step back in the right direction; got a good ride from the front when winning by 10l over 2m4f here in early February; found his revised mark too much at Gowran ten days later.

16/1

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Non-runners

Kings Halo, General Ryan, Seskin Flyer, Mighty Jeremy

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Payout
Exacta €1426.00
Straight Forecast €1166.40
Tricast €3993.50
Trifecta €7344.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Finnians Row

The Irish Sun:

Ardera Ru

POSTDATA:

Fox Le Bel

RP Ratings (IRE):

Three Loud Knocks