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PAQIT Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 1f 160y
  • 13 runners
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PAQIT Handicap Chase

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.70
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 09234-

Last run: 38 days

W: 10st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Still a maiden after 15 starts but last season's form suggests he is not a lost cause; placed twice towards the end of last year, including a creditable Naas second; should be sharper as a result of last month's run at Tramore; solid each-way chance.

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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

10/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 9965-5

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Won twice over hurdles and has plenty of experience over fences but hardly progressive; has a bit to find with Fly De Megaudais on recent Tipperary running.

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5th

4

2nd Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 145y

Class 5

14:35 Catterick

Berliet Express

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

Ex-Irish; ran encouragingly at Market Rasen (2m1f, good to soft) on third start for new stable; now 0-22 as a chaser but has possibilities off current mark with Brian Hughes up.

7/2

3rd

3

9th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

15:45 Market Rasen

Berliet Express

10st 13lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

towards rear, jumped right 2nd, not fluent 5th, headway from 5 out, went second before 3 out, no impression from last, lost second when no extra inside final 110yds

16/1

4/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 2803F- BF

Last run: 39 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Good handicap chase debut when second at Tramore last October off 100; back to a similar level of form in first-time cheekpieces at Thurles in February, taking third behind today's rival Added Bonus; well positioned when falling three out at Tramore last month; definite chance.

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0

1

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

17:10 Tipperary

Dreamsrmadeofthis

12st 0lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: E Bolger

Maiden hurdle winner is 0-9 over fences but has a chance on her third to The Eye Of Tulla at Limerick two starts ago; has to rebound from a poor run at Clonmel last time.

9/1

6th

3

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 0f 67y

18:15 Clonmel

Dreamsrmadeofthis

11st 7lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: E Bolger

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, prominent 3rd, led before 4th, headed and lost two places 8th

9/2

3rd

1

25th May 2023

Good

2m 1f 160y

17:30 Limerick

Dreamsrmadeofthis

12st 0lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: E Bolger

towards rear, headway and pressed leaders after 3 out, went second home turn, ridden when challenging before 2 out, no extra before last, lost second towards finish

4/1

Form: 3F572- C

Last run: 253 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Won back-to-back over hurdles at this venue and Kilbeggan just over a year ago; mixed form after that; absent since Sligo novice handicap chase second last September; suited by good going but possible he will need this.

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0

1

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 91y

12:45 Thurles

Name Me Famous

12st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Back to his best with C&D success earlier in the month; 7lb rise possibly harsh but he's entitled to come on for that first run in four months; quicker ground is fine.

7/1

1st

7

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

13:30 Thurles

Name Me Famous

11st 5lb

J: Daniel King

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

in touch with leaders, prominent after 2 out, challenging when ridden before last, led and kept on well after last

6/1

0

7

20th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

16:00 Wexford

Name Me Famous

10st 7lb

J: Daniel King

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Progressive hurdler last year; first chase win at Clonmel despite poor round of jumping; up 7lb for that but is still 8lb lower than his hurdles mark.

11/4

Form: 02/35-

Last run: 351 days

W: 10st 2lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Twice runner-up in handicaps in 2021 and her third in this race last year came after seven months off; similar profile now and may feature on first appearance since Wexford fifth last June.

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8th

13

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 100y

15:00 Tramore

Go Battle

10st 8lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Philip M Byrne

Placed in four of her 12 races over fences; best form was two seasons ago; let down by her jumping on her last two outings but not without a chance on 4l second at Thurles three starts ago.

10/1

10

9th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 96y

15:25 Clonmel

Go Battle

10st 5lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Philip M Byrne

Placed in four of her 11 races over fences; best form was two seasons ago; jumped badly at Thurles last week; not without a chance on previous 4l second at that venue.

13/2

0

18

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

13:30 Thurles

Go Battle

10st 0lb

T: Philip M Byrne

4l second over longer trip here last time; still seeking a first chase win after ten attempts, runner-up on three occasions; third reserve.

Form: 9513-7 C

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Showed improved form to win a handicap hurdle in March before a fine third 11 days later at Cork; unplaced at Tipperary last week, but probable he can step up on previous chase form, faller on first attempt, down the field on soft ground on second try.

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9th

1

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 2f 185y

17:20 Downpatrick

Crowsatedappletart

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Winters

Won off this mark at Limerick just over a year ago but has really lost his way since last summer and was tailed off on recent return from a break; needs to leave that run behind and may want the ground a bit softer than what is likely.

8/1

10th

4

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Limerick

Crowsatedappletart

11st 10lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Michael Winters

Record of 1-13 over hurdles, though that came over C&D; in mostly poor form over fences and hurdles when last in action; needs to be at his best off a break.

22/1

OUR TIP

Form: 9/U0P-

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Let down by jumping on final two starts for Gavin Cromwell; big price when pulled-up on stable debut at Kilbeggan last month; up against it.

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8

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 154y

19:48 Roscommon

Quantatmental

10st 7lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Cian Michael Collins

Won twice over 2m on good ground for Gavin Cromwell but latest of those was nearly four years ago; out of form over fences since returning from an absence last year; hard to fancy.

25/1

7th

3

25th May 2023

Good

2m 1f 160y

17:30 Limerick

Quantatmental

11st 13lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Cian Michael Collins

Let down by jumping on final two starts for Gavin Cromwell; big price when pulled-up on stable debut at Kilbeggan last month; up against it.

25/1

5

21st Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 100y

18:40 Kilbeggan

Quantatmental

11st 9lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Cian Michael Collins

prominent, mistake 5th, dropped to rear with one circuit to go

16/1

Form: 08879- D

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 10lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Has shown his best form at Thurles; well below his best on three outings there last winter; made limited impact in cross-country races at Punchestown on last three appearances.

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8th

4

25th May 2023

Good

2m 1f 160y

17:30 Limerick

Western Sea

11st 10lb

J: Mr L P Shanahan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Has shown his best form at Thurles; well below his best on three outings there last winter; made limited impact in cross-country races at Punchestown on last three appearances.

12/1

9th

10

29th Apr 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 0y

14:35 Punchestown

Western Sea

11st 12lb

J: Mr L P Shanahan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Has shown his best form at Thurles; well below his best on three outings there this season; finished a remote eighth to Stealthy Tom here in February; made a few mistakes when a distant seventh in the La Touche.

50/1

7th

13

27th Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

4m 2f 0y

16:50 Punchestown

Western Sea

11st 7lb

J: Mr L P Shanahan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Has shown his best form at Thurles; well below his best on three outings there this season; finished a remote eighth to Stealthy Tom here in February and is unlikely to be suited by this greater test of stamina.

33/1

Form: 2333-4

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Fair placed form over hurdles and fences, but yet to win; should be better for recent hurdles run at Ballinrobe; holds a leading chance on his autumn/winter form.

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7th

2

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

16:25 Hexham

Hard Rain

11st 6lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

raced in last early, slow jump 1st, headway and in touch with leaders before 3rd, went second before 5th

5/1

6th

5

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

16:42 Hereford

Hard Rain

10st 11lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

Ex-Irish 9yo whose second-place finish at Exeter (2m2f, heavy) came in selling grade and who still has a poor strike-rate; far from certain to go one better returned to handicap level.

12/1

2nd

1

25th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 2f 111y

Class 4

14:50 Exeter

Hard Rain

11st 8lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

Tailed off on both starts for this yard and needs to get back on track, but he holds strong claims on last year's Irish form and this drop in grade could trigger a revival.

3/1

Form: /1795-

Last run: 105 days

W: 11st 10lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Ex-Henry de Bromhead; won over hurdles at Tramore in 2021 and over fences at Clonmel last year; fifth behind today's rival Added Bonus at Thurles in February on stable debut, the winner's subsequent form raises a doubt.

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0

11

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 180y

19:03 Killarney

Withallduerespect

10st 11lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Michael G Kennedy

in rear, detached when pushed along briefly after 7th, tailed off when pulled up after 8th

20/1

0

8

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

16:35 Tipperary

Withallduerespect

11st 4lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Michael G Kennedy

Won over fences at Clonmel a year ago off 2lb lower for Henry de Bromhead; hasn't matched that form since and others preferred.

16/1

Form: F109-0

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Thurles win over the winter came off 85 on good-to-yielding; modest form since then; held by Fly De Megaudais and Berliet Express on Tipperary form.

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12th

19

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 74y

15:05 Thurles

Added Bonus

10st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

in touch with leaders

1st

9

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 70y

14:03 Thurles

Added Bonus

10st 5lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

pushed along briefly, in touch with leaders, prominent when jumped slightly right 5 out, not fluent when jumped slightly right 3 out, led and ridden before last, ran on well and went clear run-in

15/2

Form: P85P-3 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 6lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Inconsistent since winning at Tipperary last July; worth considering after an encouraging third at that venue recently, with Berliet Express back in fifth and Added Bonus in rear.

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12th

14

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Limerick

Fly De Megaudais

10st 13lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Michael J McDonagh

Three-time winner was a decent fourth over C&D but was below that at Thurles since and has to rebound.

18/1

12th

14

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 13y

14:40 Thurles

Fly De Megaudais

10st 13lb

J: Mr A P Ryan

T: Michael J McDonagh

Mixes chasing and hurdling; first hurdle outing since last year when fair fourth at Limerick but he's well exposed.

12/1

Form: 3P/PP-

Last run: 347 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Pulled-up in four of her five races last year, all over hurdles, ran well on the other occasion, third at 125-1 in a 2m Clonmel handicap; off for a year, so best watched.

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12

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:55 Clonmel

Ivedoneitall

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

didn't always jump with fluency, towards rear, mistake and weakened 2 out (usual 3 out), tailed off when pulled up before last

20/1

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Payout
Exacta €465.00
Straight Forecast €507.80
Tricast €3286.80
Trifecta €5017.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

The Eye Of Tulla

The Irish Sun:

Hard Rain

TOPSPEED:

Berliet Express

POSTDATA:

Fly De Megaudais

RP RATINGS (IRE):

The Eye Of Tulla