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Ambrex Switchgear Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £6004.42
  • 3m 1f 50y
  • 15 runners
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Ambrex Switchgear Handicap Chase

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £9.20
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 50245-

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 4lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Dual 3m hurdles winner on good ground but is 0-26 chasing, Thurles (3m) second in December her best recent run; can be expected to come on for last month's Tipperary comeback run an on a career-low mark.

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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

7/2

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 2125-2 BF

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Did well on joining Gordon Elliott last autumn, winning at Tramore and touched off over 2m4f at Down Royal; again found one too good at Downpatrick on latest when second to Ocean Legacy, having travelled best, albeit clear of the remainder; 3lb higher but should be thereabouts.

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7th

2

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:05 Down Royal

Walking The Walk

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Took advantage of low hurdles mark to win easily at Limerick in July (2m6f) before fading tamely back over fences at Kilbeggan; ideally wants it softer so any rain welcome and 12lb higher for Limerick win.

9/2

4th

2

12th Aug 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

19:25 Kilbeggan

Walking The Walk

12st 0lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

In fine form over hurdles and fences lately; took advantage of a low hurdles mark to win easily at Limerick last time after winning over fences at Perth; can be relied upon to run his race and a player.

4/1

14/1

  • Place: £3.80

Form: 50483-

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Maiden under all codes although C&D comeback run in March was encouraging; still room for improvement in jumping but seems to be approaching a competitive mark.

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3rd

9

20th May 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 50y

16:35 Wexford

Coolcullen

11st 5lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Brendan W Duke

towards rear, pushed along and some headway before 2 out, keeping on when left in third last

14/1

3rd

2

31st Mar 2023

Heavy

3m 1f 100y

18:40 Wexford

Coolcullen

11st 11lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Brendan W Duke

midfield, mistake 1st, headway and prominent in chasing group before 3rd, pushed along after 3 out, jumped right 2 out, ridden and went modest third approaching last, kept on, no match for first two

14/1

8th

6

28th Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 110y

13:36 Fairyhouse

Coolcullen

10st 13lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Brendan W Duke

didn't jump well, in touch with leaders early, dropped to rear when bad mistake 2nd, not fluent and jockey lost iron briefly 11th, pushed along briefly after 13th, ridden and no impression after 5 out, weakened after 3 out

12/1

Form: 381P8- CD

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Better chaser than hurdler, winning 2m5f Sligo handicap in September on good-to-yielding in first-time blinkers; expected to come on for last month's comeback run with blinkers re-fitted.

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6th

2

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

18:28 Killarney

Secret Cargo

11st 13lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

Three wins over fences; been struggling this year but stays well and won off 1lb higher mark at Sligo last year; yard had a couple of chasers finish second at Tramore last week.

10/1

5th

10

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 170y

19:15 Wexford

Secret Cargo

11st 3lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Philip Fenton

Course winner over extended 3m1f last year and won at Sligo subsequently but has struggled in three runs this year and probably needs further.

20/1

12th

4

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 14y

15:05 Tipperary

Secret Cargo

11st 10lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Philip Fenton

Three-time winner over fences showed the benefit of Tipperary comeback when a good deal better at Wexford; personal best still needed to win off present mark over fences all the same and is open to attack, although not a great deal of miles on the clock at this game either.

14/1

Form: 4901P- D

Last run: 50 days

W: 10st 13lb

11 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Put behind her some indifferent form to get off the mark over fences in 2m7f Clonmel handicap in March (soft), beating a subsequent winner; tame C&D effort on heavy ground later same month raises questions however.

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4

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 50y

18:00 Tramore

Trickey Trix

11st 10lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Career best chase effort when winning on soft ground at Clonmel (2m7f) in March but very disappointing twice since; shorter trip unlikely to help and others preferred.

25/1

5th

12

20th May 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 50y

16:35 Wexford

Trickey Trix

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

towards rear, hampered by faller 2nd

14/1

4

31st Mar 2023

Heavy

3m 1f 100y

19:10 Wexford

Trickey Trix

11st 7lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

in touch with leaders

7/2

Form: 3416-4 C BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Improved lately over hurdles, winning here despite a poor round of jumping; 0-5 chasing and didn't impress in his jumping when favourite in Down Royal handicap last time; chase mark remains appealing but has to jump better.

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0

2

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 200y

Class 2

11:45 Aintree

Hardy Bloke

11st 8lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Brian Ellison

raced in fourth, lost touch from 10th, pulled up before 13th

10/1

4th

4

25th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 127y

Class 2

13:50 Haydock

Hardy Bloke

11st 0lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Brian Ellison

in rear, not fluent 1st, in touch with leaders when mistake 7th, not fluent 9th, outpaced after 5 out, kept on but no impression

50/1

1

20th May 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 50y

16:35 Wexford

Hardy Bloke

12st 0lb

J: Conor Clarke

T: Emmet Mullins

raced in second, slow jump 1st, slow jump 2nd, mistake 9th

9/2

OUR TIP

Form: U1250- D

Last run: 186 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Likeable stayer over hurdles whose best form is on decent ground, albeit he was withdrawn on yielding at Down Royal recently; 7lb lower over fences and remains unexposed so has to be respected on handicap debut.

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5th

9

12th May 2024

Good

3m 2f 0y

16:30 Killarney

Hascoeur Clermont

10st 9lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Won at Galway last October on eighth start over fences and followed up in a competitive 3m1f handicap at Cheltenham; those wins were achieved on heavy and soft and he later failed on good ground in valuable 3m handicaps at Ascot and Doncaster.

16/1

0

13

27th Jan 2024

Good

2m 7f 214y

Class 1

15:15 Doncaster

Hascoeur Clermont

10st 8lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Lost his first eight chases but came good at Galway in October (heavy) and followed up in a competitive 3m1f handicap at Cheltenham (soft); should have been fine on the good ground at Ascot (3m) two days before Christmas but he dropped away up the straight; he's better than that.

18/1

9th

11

23rd Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 1

15:00 Ascot

Hascoeur Clermont

10st 12lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Initially disappointing over fences but won at Galway (2m6f, heavy) and Cheltenham (3m1f, soft) last two outings; 9lb raise demands more from him (5lb claimer is recruited) but this 6yo probably has more to give.

7/1

Form: 86P84-

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Point-to-point winner remains a maiden under Rules; second chase start when creditable fourth in 2m4f Kilbeggan mares' beginners last month (good-to-yielding); literal reading of that form makes her quite well treated on handicap debut here although 12lb higher than over hurdles.

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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

4th

8

21st Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 100y

18:10 Kilbeggan

Rose Of Kalanisi

11st 7lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Paul Stafford

towards rear but in touch with leaders, not fluent 3rd, headway and prominent before 5th

33/1

Form: 5645-9

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Likes decent ground, sole win coming in 3m Clonmel handicap hurdle; recent chase form hasn't been progressive although didn't get much luck in running last time at Tipperary (inadequate trip); return to 3m to suit but still others preferred.

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10th

4

21st Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 100y

19:28 Wexford

Lord Gillygooley

11st 12lb

J: Miss T Quail

T: Declan Queally

Sole win came over 3m at Clonmel in September 2021, little to recommend since then; has struggled off his lower chase mark on his last six outings.

16/1

8th

6

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 4f 0y

19:25 Clonmel

Lord Gillygooley

11st 11lb

J: Mr R W Barron

T: Declan Queally

prominent on inner, mistake 1st, slow jump and dropped to midfield 2nd

25/1

6th

9

25th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:30 Limerick

Lord Gillygooley

11st 2lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

Hurdle winner unseated early behind Goodnightngodbless at Wexford five days ago and has to improve on previous chase form.

12/1

Form: 21F4-4 BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Has improved over hurdles lately, winning a Clonmel handicap and bouncing back from a fall to run well at Cork; none too fluent back chasing on latest over an inadequate trip, return to this longer trip should suit but needs to jump better.

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7

20th May 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 50y

16:35 Wexford

West Breeze

11st 9lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Winters

led, 4 lengths ahead 4 out

9/1

4th

10

2nd May 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

19:48 Ballinrobe

West Breeze

10st 2lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Michael Winters

Has improved over hurdles lately, winning a Clonmel handicap and bouncing back from a fall to run well at Cork last time; competes off an 8lb lower chase mark today gives him a solid chance in theory.

7/2

4th

2

9th Apr 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

West Breeze

11st 11lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Michael Winters

led, clear 2nd

8/1

Form: 308P9-

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 2lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Veteran's three wins have been over hurdles on decent ground; 0-13 chasing, last month's Tramore comeback run didn't offer too much encouragement.

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11

20th May 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 50y

16:35 Wexford

Smitty Bacall

11st 2lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: J P Flavin

midfield, dropped to rear 7th, soon pulled up

16/1

8

17th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 120y

17:45 Tramore

Smitty Bacall

11st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: J P Flavin

9th

11

16th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 5f 126y

16:35 Tramore

Smitty Bacall

10st 4lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: J P Flavin

towards rear of midfield

20/1

Form: PP1F-1 C

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

First reserve; in fine form of late, winning here over 2m4f and early in the month showed good attitude to see off Walking The Walk over 3m at Downpatrick, seeing it out strongly; up 8lb but clearly thriving and major player if getting a run.

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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

0

16

7th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 165y

15:58 Fairyhouse

Ocean Legacy

11st 2lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Dual chase winner earlier this year, over 2m4f and 2m7f; some decent efforts since then under both disciplines but may prefer better ground.

10/1

Form: 41007- D

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; Kilbeggan novice hurdle winner last summer over 3m expected to come on for recent comeback run at same venue; just third attempt chasing and hard to fancy on evidence so far but trip/ground to suit.

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22

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

He Fitz In

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: D E Fitzgerald

Limerick winner three starts ago on heavy; 12lb out of the handicap; very hard to fancy despite the merit of rider's 5lb claim.

33/1

4th

4

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

He Fitz In

11st 9lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: D E Fitzgerald

Out again quickly after poor run at Down Royal; had three of these rivals behind when winning previous start over 3m at Limerick and he was pretty consistent prior to that so may well bounce back.

8/1

Form: 9P96-P C

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; won over hurdles here (3m, good) last summer but chase form so far uninspiring, running no sort of race at Downpatrick on latest; hard to fancy.

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0

2

6th Sep 2023

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

17:14 Hexham

Battle Of Benburb

11st 10lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Wexford winner in August 2022 and runner-up at Sedgefield the following month; unplaced in ten starts since (including over fences) and hopes probably pinned on cheekpieces offering a boost.

9/1

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Non-runners

Weihnachts, Ocean Legacy, He Fitz In, Battle Of Benburb

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Payout
Exacta €390.00
Straight Forecast €600.20
Tricast €7144.40
Trifecta €2574.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Goodnightngodbless

The Irish Sun:

West Breeze

SPOTLIGHT:

Walking The Walk

TOPSPEED:

Trickey Trix

POSTDATA:

Goodnightngodbless