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16:20 Listowel

Good

John J. Galvin Chase

  • Prize money: £9137.17
  • 2m 3f 0y
  • 5 runners
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John J. Galvin Chase

Runners: 5 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

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7/4 (Won)

  • Win: £1.60

Form: 10111- CD

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 158

Form & Verdict

A lucky winner last time in a Grade 2 at Fairyhouse when stablemate Janidil would have beaten him had he jumped the last but, nonetheless, that took his record to seven wins from his last eight starts with the only defeat in that time being last year's Galway Plate; farms these kind of races and has won on his last three visits including this race last year; it's a much stronger renewal but he's still hard to oppose.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

1

27th Apr 2024

Good

2m 6f 164y

Class 1

14:25 Sandown

Easy Game

11st 8lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Has a fine strike-rate (14-28) over fences and goes very well (8-12) on good ground; back on song when winning six-runner 2m4f Grade 2 at Gowran last September, but was then off until pulling up in the Melling at Aintree two weeks ago; something to prove after that but he's a big player on his best form and conditions should be ideal; wears headgear for the first time.

4/1

2

12th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 200y

Class 1

15:30 Aintree

Easy Game

11st 10lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Acts on any going; absent since bagging Grade 2 honours at Gowran Park (2m4f) last September; has a respectable strike-rate, including when fresh, but his Grade 1 record is far from convincing on the whole; something to prove back at the top level.

14/1

1st

2

30th Sep 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:35 Gowran Park

Easy Game

11st 8lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Has won half of his 26 starts over fences and excels in small-field contests like this one in which he has twice been successful; only defeats in last ten starts have been in successive renewals of the Galway Plate and at the weights he has every chance against Envoi Allen but doubt it will pan out that way if the latter is on song.

3/1

Form: 2/091-

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 148

Form & Verdict

Fine performance to win the Red Rum Handicap at Aintree in April and every chance at these weights on the basis of his revised Irish mark of 148; the balance of his form suggests 2m is his best trip, though, and may prove vulnerable to stronger stayers.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

1

11th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 176y

Class 1

16:40 Aintree

Dancing On My Own

12st 0lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Yard won the race in 2019 and this one has a great record in it, runner-up two years ago and his perseverance paying off 12 months ago (both on good to soft); better than ever when beating Triple Trade at Cheltenham (2m, good) in October but this will ask a lot of him, 12lb higher than last year with soft ground slower than he likes.

14/1

6th

1

13th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 1f 60y

13:57 Fairyhouse

Dancing On My Own

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Classy sort whose three chase wins include Red Rum Handicap at Aintree and valuable 2m Cheltenham handicap in October under hefty weight when racing up with pace; well below best on softer ground under top-weight over C&D however, jumping sketchily; has form on soft but suited by better ground; dry forecast at least.

13/2

Form: 662-24 BF

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 135

Form & Verdict

Wonderfully genuine mare often runs above her mark but well beaten by both Jeremys Flame and Hurricane Georgie when last of four at Limerick; ran well when second to Saint Sam in a Grade 3 at Killarney prior to that but just 1-14 over fences albeit seven times second; sixth on the Flat here on Sunday but no surprise if she turns out again here because she's generally kept busy.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

2

12th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:10 Killarney

Effernock Fizz

11st 0lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Cian Collins

led, headed 5th

4/1

17th

15

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 149y

16:15 Punchestown

Effernock Fizz

10st 13lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Cian Collins

Splendidly tough and durable front-runner who took her record to 10-96 when rallying tenaciously to beat Conyers Hill in valuable 2m Fairyhouse handicap last month; not at that level in Scottish Champion Hurdle (Ayr) 10 days ago but can never be ruled out.

16/1

Form: 1516-1 C

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 150

Form & Verdict

Gained sixth win over fences when beating Hurricane Georgie by just over a length at Limerick and meets that rival on the same terms; won Naas Grade 3 and Listed contest for mares at Huntingdon last season and not disgraced, although outclassed, when sixth in the Mares Chase at Cheltenham; her new mark leaves her only 1lb wrong at these weights with Easy Game and she's in a good place at the moment.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

2

5th Jun 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

16:20 Listowel

Jeremys Flame

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Gained sixth win over fences when beating Hurricane Georgie by just over a length at Limerick and meets that rival on the same terms; won Naas Grade 3 and Listed contest for mares at Huntingdon last season and not disgraced, although outclassed, when sixth in the Mares Chase at Cheltenham; her new mark leaves her only 1lb wrong at these weights with Easy Game and she's in a good place at the moment.

9/4

1st

1

25th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:00 Limerick

Jeremys Flame

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

raced in third early, disputing second 3rd, went second after 5th, led 5 out, clear when not fluent 3 out, going best before 2 out, ridden briefly after last, pushed out and reduced lead towards finish, always doing enough

7/4

6th

6

17th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 4f 127y

Class 1

16:50 Cheltenham

Jeremys Flame

11st 2lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

A 9yo who is in her third season of chasing but has improved this winter and a clearcut win over Zambella at Huntingdon in January (2m4f, good to soft; also acts well on soft) showed her in a good light; the likely good pace will suit and she has a better chance than most.

6/1

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Non-runners

Hurricane Georgie

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €33.00
Straight Forecast €51.40
Trifecta €105.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Easy Game

TOPSPEED:

Dancing On My Own

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Jeremys Flame

The Irish Sun:

Easy Game

POSTDATA:

Dancing On My Own