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D Pack Beginners Chase

  • Prize money: £6787.61
  • 2m 3f 160y
  • 14 runners
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D Pack Beginners Chase

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

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12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £25.20
  • Place: £5.50

Form: /4428-

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Point' winner is a maiden over hurdles and fences after 7 starts but has shown winning potential; however, was poor on handicap chase debut at Tramore last time and has to show more.

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4th

8

11th Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

14:50 Punchestown

Clounts Pride

10st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Enjoyed the good ground when opening his account in a Limerick beginners chase last month; very lightly raced for his years and unexposed; could go well despite being 3lb wrong.

6/1

1st

1

25th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 160y

19:30 Limerick

Clounts Pride

11st 12lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Point' winner is a maiden over hurdles and fences after 7 starts but has shown winning potential; however, was poor on handicap chase debut at Tramore last time and has to show more.

12/1

17

15th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

19:25 Killarney

Clounts Pride

11st 6lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Second reserve; showed some promise in novice company but was poor on handicap chase debut at Tramore last time and has work to do.

3/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: U340-5

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 15 starts over hurdles ran a solid race on second chase start at Ballinrobe last time in a stronger race than this; stepping up to this trip should suit and a major player.

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2nd

1

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 110y

18:10 Tipperary

Look Dont Touch

12st 0lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

prominent, went second 3 out, outpaced approaching last, stayed on and went second final strides

14/1

3/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 4523U-

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Frustrating 20-race maiden over hurdles put up a fine effort on chasing debut at Thurles before a lesser run on heavy ground at Clonmel; was in the process of running another big race at Kilbeggan since when falling at the last; major player.

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2

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:10 Tramore

Gali Flight

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Philip Fenton

30-race maiden and then of those defeats have been over fences; didn't run badly last time in a handicap but wouldn't be the obvious answer to this.

8/1

7th

4

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

13:30 Thurles

Gali Flight

11st 10lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Philip Fenton

prominent, went second and raced wide 8th, led when good jump 3 out, headed and weakened before last

14/1

0

6

7th Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 107y

15:05 Fairyhouse

Gali Flight

11st 2lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Philip Fenton

Long-standing maiden has been placed in three beginners' chases; wouldn't have been far away in Kilbeggan handicap in April when exiting at the last but well held in two subsequent handicaps including the race won by C'est Quelqu'un at Downpatrick last month.

12/1

Form: 28FF5-

Last run: 165 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner last year has run well at times in six chase starts, holding her own in stronger company that this; has a leading chance if can put her jumping frailties behind her on comeback.

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3rd

5

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Naas

Hope Des Blins

10st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

led, soon clear, much reduced lead halfway, headed before 4 out, left in third 2 out, soon no extra

66/1

5th

7

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:50 Limerick

Hope Des Blins

11st 1lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

Took her a long time to win a beginners' chase which she finally managed to do on easy ground at Sligo last month; jumped well then having had a few issues in that department in the past; much stiffer task here on second handicap start.

9/1

1st

2

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 120y

14:10 Sligo

Hope Des Blins

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

made all, not fluent 3rd

5/1

Form: 16F58- D

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won a Bellewstown maiden hurdle last August but below that level since; rated 108 in that sphere but best watched on chasing debut.

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6th

3

1st Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 54y

17:40 Galway

Pale Blue Dot

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

in touch with leaders early, jumped slightly left 4th, lost touch after 5th, no impression

50/1

5th

11

21st Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 180y

15:05 Killarney

Pale Blue Dot

10st 4lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Back to something like his best when third of nine behind Dartan 13 days ago but hard to see him reversing that form and he's not been the most consistent of late.

8/1

Form: 15415-

Last run: 251 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won her second race over hurdles when winning a Tramore handicap last August (2m5f-gd) and rated 109 in that sphere; has won when fresh before, so not to be underestimated on chasing debut.

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1st

4

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 7f 110y

17:10 Downpatrick

Some Dove

11st 9lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

towards rear, jumped slightly left 1st

4/1

3rd

10

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

17:49 Tramore

Some Dove

11st 5lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Bagged two wins over hurdles last year, including one around here; has made a reasonably good start over fences, reaching the frame on last two starts from three runs so far in this sphere; not entirely convinced by stamina, but today's trip could well be a happy medium and has a lot more to bring to the table than most.

11/4

3rd

12

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

15:35 Tipperary

Some Dove

11st 5lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent, left in lead 2nd, mistake and headed 3rd

11/4

Form: 4476-6

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Maiden over hurdles after 12 starts but is rated 104, having been placed several times; however, was beaten a long way on chasing debut at Ballinrobe.

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5th

1

21st Nov 2023

Good

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:15 Hereford

Vocito

12st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Eoin Doyle

Irish raider who has very modest 1-34 career strike-rate and has largely been out of form this year; belied 66-1 odds when keeping on to snatch second in recent Thurles beginners' chase (2m2f, soft) but his overall profile remains unconvincing.

9/1

Form: 2343-4

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 11 hurdle starts but has run well several times up to 3m and is rated 109 in that sphere; has a chance if jumping holds up on chasing debut.

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2nd

2

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 74y

15:05 Thurles

Friends N Commerce

11st 12lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Patrick G Kelly

led, headed and raced in second after 3rd, lost second last, rallied and went second again run-in, no match for winner

20/1

5th

1

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 73y

14:25 Punchestown

Friends N Commerce

12st 0lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Patrick G Kelly

raced wide, prominent, joined leader before 3 out, bumped before 2 out

12/1

4th

7

27th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:37 Limerick

Friends N Commerce

11st 7lb

J: Miss L Costello

T: Patrick G Kelly

One of two runners for these connections; maiden has run creditably at times over hurdles and fences, including several times at this track; poor on handicap chase debut last time but could bounce back reverting to hurdles.

10/1

66/1

Form: 44F0F-

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Maiden is rated just 86 after four chase starts and has a lot to find; cheekpieces replace blinkers.

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0

10

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

19:05 Limerick

Jetango

11st 5lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: W J Burke

Forgettable form over fences on his last four starts and was tailed off in a claimer on his final run over hurdles; some form offers hope but others are safer.

25/1

9th

4

25th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 160y

19:30 Limerick

Jetango

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: W J Burke

Maiden is rated just 86 after four chase starts and has a lot to find; cheekpieces replace blinkers.

66/1

4

17th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 5f 150y

18:15 Tramore

Jetango

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: W J Burke

Rated just 86 after three chase starts and has to improve plenty to score.

33/1

Form: 13290-

Last run: 187 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Point' winner won a 3m Punchestown handicap hurdle a year ago; some decent runs in defeat after but was well below form on last two starts; makes chasing debut after a break.

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0

1

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 100y

17:30 Wexford

Bonne Debut

12st 0lb

J: Mr T Power Roche

T: Mark John Scallan

Won 3m handicap hurdle at Punchestown at the end of last season before placed efforts here and Clonmel but lost her way since; first-time blinkers need to spark a revival.

16/1

10th

11

25th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 160y

19:30 Limerick

Bonne Debut

11st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Mark John Scallan

Point' winner won a 3m Punchestown handicap hurdle a year ago; some decent runs in defeat after but was well below form on last two starts; makes chasing debut after a break.

16/1

Form: 0000P-

Last run: 73 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Poor maiden can't be fancied in this company.

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7th

5

(2)

24th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 4f 126y

20:10 Ballinrobe

Somethingaboutcian

9st 9lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Shane Nolan

Poor form over jumps including in point-to-point; makes no appeal on belated Flat debut at the age of seven.

100/1

0

8

10th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 191y

19:43 Roscommon

Somethingaboutcian

11st 2lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Shane Nolan

midfield

33/1

7

25th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 160y

19:30 Limerick

Somethingaboutcian

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Shane Nolan

Poor maiden can't be fancied in this company.

100/1

Form: F237-7 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner a year ago has run well at times in defeat since though was below par on last start in that sphere; never involved on chasing debut at Kilbeggan but should have improved from that.

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5th

6

27th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 1f 65y

13:05 Fairyhouse

Steppenwolf

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Winning hurdler; has failed to complete three of his seven starts over fences; made a bad mistake at the eighth when third in a Ludlow handicap; beaten almost 20l in fifth at Leopardstown last time.

14/1

5th

9

29th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 5f 70y

12:00 Leopardstown

Steppenwolf

11st 4lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Gavin Cromwell

Winning hurdler; has failed to complete three of his six starts over fences; made a bad mistake at the eighth when third in an ordinary Ludlow handicap last time; trainer appears to have a stronger candidate in Broken Ice.

16/1

Form: /6/8P- D

Last run: 105 days

W: 11st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Formerly useful sort for Gordon Elliott won two Grade 1 hurdles when trained in USA; poor in two starts since returned to these shores; hard to fancy.

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16th

16

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 24y

15:12 Naas

Zanjabeel

10st 8lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Stephanie Ocsko-Moore

Grade 1 winning hurdler in America back in the day but poor form in Ireland and makes no appeal.

50/1

10th

13

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:05 Down Royal

Zanjabeel

11st 5lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Stephanie Ocsko-Moore

Former Grade 1 hurdle winner in USA but nowhere near that level back to these shores and back hurdling after being pulled up over fences last time.

33/1

Form: 4240-6 C

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won a bumper and maiden hurdle at this track, both over 2m; some decent handicap runs lately, though below form the last twice; makes chase debut today and clearly goes well here but seems best with an ease in the ground.

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6th

8

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 110y

18:10 Tipperary

Itsallabouteve

11st 5lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

midfield, some headway before 2 out, kept on run-in, not pace to challenge

14/1

11th

1

21st Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 110y

16:50 Tramore

Itsallabouteve

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

led, headed but pressed leader 6th

16/1

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Payout
Exacta €2555.00
Straight Forecast €2040.70
Trifecta €5667.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Look Dont Touch

The Irish Sun:

Hope Des Blins

TOPSPEED:

Gali Flight

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Look Dont Touch

POSTDATA:

Look Dont Touch