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visitwexford.ie Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 3f 170y
  • 16 runners
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visitwexford.ie Handicap Chase

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

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6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £16.70
  • Place: £3.90

Form: 845-92

Last run: 18 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Placed in bumpers and over hurdles (0-13 overall); made an encouraging start over fences when second at Tramore, though beaten 16l; may be able to confirm form with third-placed Must Be Dreaming who had the benefit of previous chase experience.

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1st

2

7th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

19:58 Wexford

Clairmc

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear, headway 4 out, went third before 2 out, nudged along challenging after 2 out, ridden after last, ran on well to lead final strides

5/2

1st

1

20th Jun 2023

Good

2m 3f 170y

14:47 Wexford

Clairmc

12st 0lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gavin Cromwell

Placed in bumpers and over hurdles (0-13 overall); made an encouraging start over fences when second at Tramore, though beaten 16l; may be able to confirm form with third-placed Must Be Dreaming who had the benefit of previous chase experience.

6/1

2nd

9

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

17:20 Tramore

Clairmc

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Placed in bumpers and over hurdles (0-13 overall); peak form commands respect at this level should she take to fences.

10/1

16/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 2/243/

Last run: 736 days

W: 12st 0lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Dual point-to-point winner and hunter chase scorer; second in a couple of handicap chases too, including when a remote second over 3m1f at this venue in May 2021; off for two years and faces a tough task in the circumstances.

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3rd

9

21st Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 0y

19:55 Kilbeggan

Wrong Direction

10st 9lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Declan Queally

prominent, soon went second, pressed leader from 3rd, led 5th, headed approaching last, kept on but lost second towards finish

13/2

2nd

2

20th Jun 2023

Good

2m 3f 170y

14:47 Wexford

Wrong Direction

12st 0lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Declan Queally

Dual point-to-point winner and hunter chase scorer; second in a couple of handicap chases too, including when a remote second over 3m1f at this venue in May 2021; off for two years and faces a tough task in the circumstances.

16/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 6360-7

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Won over hurdles at Tramore last August; had four runs over fences during the winter; in rear in an event won by today's rival Added Bonus at Thurles in February; needs to improve but should be better for hurdles run at this venue last month.

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9

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

17:10 Tramore

Bite That

11st 4lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Patrick J Flynn

soon towards rear, not fluent 3rd, slipped up on turn before 5th

16/1

15th

14

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:05 Gowran Park

Bite That

11st 6lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Patrick J Flynn

Sole win over hurdles came at Tramore in 2022 and fine run on return back at same venue in October; well beaten twice since though and others more likely on that evidence.

14/1

5/1

  • Place: £3.90

Form: UU0/01 C

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 10lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Promise in beginners' chases in 2021; in rear over hurdles on sole start in 2022; similar on this year's return; came good when beating Wild Caprice at Clonmel; taking advantage of a mistake by the runner-up at the last; not certain to uphold the form

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10th

7

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:10 Punchestown

Rebel Waltz

11st 9lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: T J Nagle Jr

pressed leader, led from 2nd

9/1

6th

9

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:50 Listowel

Rebel Waltz

11st 3lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: T J Nagle Jr

Won a beginners' chase in June; some good runs over hurdles and fences in the meantime, latterly finishing behind Pepperocco and Midnight It Is in this discipline at Wexford; can jump better than he did that day as well.

10/1

5th

8

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 3f 140y

18:55 Wexford

Rebel Waltz

11st 3lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: T J Nagle Jr

prominent early, in touch with leaders when not fluent 6th, prominent when jumped slightly left and bumped rival 2 out, not fluent last, no extra run-in

13/2

Form: 755-53 C BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Only one win from 15 runs over hurdles; reasonably promising signs in three chase starts, although soundly beaten in third when joint-favourite at Tramore.

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5th

19

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:58 Cork

Must Be Dreaming

10st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: G Ahern

Sole win in 34 starts came at Wexford nearly two years ago; most of her better form is on quicker ground and was tailed off on recent return; on a good mark if she can leave that run behind.

40/1

Form: /70-01

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 5lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Has usually shown his best form at Tramore but was given a break after running moderately on successive days at that venue last August; made a low-key return over hurdles at Limerick last month; return to Tramore did the trick when winning over 2m5f early this month; raised 6lb, not sure to reproduce form here.

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10th

6

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:40 Tramore

Elegant Dan

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: David M O’Brien

Winner here over both hurdles and in handicap chase over this trip last summer off 87; absent since October but given his record here this veteran has to be respected off a nice mark.

15/2

7th

8

12th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 4f 73y

15:45 Tramore

Elegant Dan

10st 8lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: David M O’Brien

Beat Pat Coyne over C&D three years ago and chase winner here during the summer; well held over fences since and doesn't want it too soft.

12/1

Form: 6653-2

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Only one win from 33 races over hurdles, placed nine times; had shown little over fences before a much-improved effort when stepped up to 2m6f at Thurles in February; did not appear again until confirming that improvement with second over 2m4f at Clonmel 11 days ago.

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0

3

26th Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 156y

16:55 Clonmel

Room To Roam

11st 13lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: John C McConnell

Model of consistency this summer and rewarded for that consistency at Sligo last month when clear from two out in 2m5f handicap on soft; 8lb rise takes him to career-high chase mark so more needed.

5/1

1st

1

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 47y

16:30 Sligo

Room To Roam

12st 0lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: John C McConnell

jumped well, raced in second early, lost second but prominent after 1st, went second again 5th, led after 8th

7/2

4th

3

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 7f 110y

17:10 Downpatrick

Room To Roam

11st 9lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

didn't always jump with fluency, held up in rear

9/2

Form: /P00P-

Last run: 81 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Has failed to reach the first six in 13 outings but possibly premature to write off since he is a relatively young horse in very good hands.

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5

9th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

15:45 Market Rasen

A Cheap Thrill

10st 7lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

took keen hold, held up in rear, detached 5 out, pulled up after 4 out

20/1

7th

8

23rd Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

12:30 Newcastle

A Cheap Thrill

10st 7lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

Disappointing maiden who hasn't shown a great deal since joining Micky Hammond in the summer; today's less-testing ground may enable him to better his recent efforts but others appeal more all the same.

25/1

8th

8

14th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

14:50 Newcastle

A Cheap Thrill

11st 0lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Micky Hammond

His form has gone the wrong way and there was no upturn in fortunes when he was back over hurdles at Carlisle last month (again pulled up).

25/1

Form: 500-92

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 1lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

24-race maiden; looked capable of winning races last summer but lost her way subsequently; leading chance now on the strength of neck second behind today's rival Rebvel Waltz in a 2m7f handicap chase at Clonmel 11 days ago; possibly a little unlucky, since she made a bad mistake at the last and battled back gamely

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11th

11

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:00 Tramore

Wild Caprice

11st 1lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

0-27, placed seven times; form has lacked consistency but she has often looked capable of picking up a little handicap though perhaps more likely on better ground than this; beaten 18l when fourth of five finishers in a handicap chase last week.

12/1

4th

7

24th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 74y

13:30 Fairyhouse

Wild Caprice

10st 7lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: John Patrick Ryan

in touch with leaders, towards rear when not fluent 9th, headway 4 out, left in third when not fluent 2 out, weakening when lost third run-in

8/1

Form: 109-0P

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Thurles win in February came off a one pound lower mark on good-to-yielding, beating Chainofconsequence (third reserve); out of sorts since then; pulled-up at Limerick last time.

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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: 93508- C

Last run: 89 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Shaped quite well on handicap chase debut at Clonnel in January, but the ground was heavy then and her subsequent form has been much less encouraging.

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8th

6

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 122y

19:38 Ballinrobe

Jakes Dream

11st 8lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Michael Winters

Maiden hurdle winner last year; placed in handicaps over hurdles and fences but current wellbeing is an issue and they're fiddling about with headgear.

33/1

7th

4

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

16:35 Tipperary

Jakes Dream

11st 9lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Michael Winters

Maiden hurdle winner last summer showed her best form over fences on testing ground; well beaten at Wexford last time in cheekpieces; blinkers tried today.

14/1

Form: 447-45

Last run: 32 days

W: 10st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Placed only once from ten starts over fences; gave one of his better displays when close-up in fourth over C&D in March; weak overall form, though managed another respectable fourth placing at Downpatrick on his penultimate start.

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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

8th

13

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 91y

12:45 Thurles

Finnians Row

10st 13lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Sole win came in a beginners' at Downpatrick in September; ground may have been too testing when third at Tramore since and one for the shortlist back up in trip.

8/1

Form: 6/36F/

Last run: 676 days

W: 10st 6lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Placed three times over fences, including creditable handicap displays when third at Fairyhouse in November 2020 and same placing at Limerick in May 2021; no encouragement from two runs in points last year.

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14

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

17:00 Tramore

The Inbetween

10st 11lb

J: J J Slevin

T: R P Rath

midfield, bad mistake and lost position 2nd, dropped to rear and struggling 4th, reminders 8th, pulled up before 11th

50/1

13th

16

20th Jun 2023

Good

2m 3f 170y

14:47 Wexford

The Inbetween

10st 6lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: R P Rath

Placed three times over fences, including creditable handicap displays when third at Fairyhouse in November 2020 and same placing at Limerick in May 2021; no encouragement from two runs in points last year.

25/1

Form: 8FP-P5

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Best form was for this stable at Sligo in 2021, yielding a win and a second; out of form before a more encouraging effort in a handicap hurdle at Listowel on her first run since rejoining this yard.

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5th

9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 160y

18:45 Downpatrick

Mullins Cross

10st 4lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: John Joseph Hanlon

in touch with leaders

10/1

8th

13

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

14:05 Naas

Mullins Cross

10st 0lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Bangor winner in December on heavy ground and fifth at the same venue last month after two fair efforts at Thurles; modest hurdling strike-rate (2-33); 3lb out of the handicap here; others are much more appealing.

16/1

Form: 8898-3

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Experienced pointer but only one win from 15 attempts; mildly encouraging run when third at Downpatrick, just in front of Finnians Row then

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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: 050-64

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Ordinary form over hurdles; only six finishers in the Clonmel handicap chase in which he was fourth; not beaten far then but others preferred.

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15

20th Jun 2023

Good

2m 3f 170y

14:47 Wexford

Powerful Blue

10st 6lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: E Sheehy

Ordinary form over hurdles; only six finishers in the Clonmel handicap chase in which he was fourth; not beaten far then but others preferred.

14/1

4th

6

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 0f 67y

18:15 Clonmel

Powerful Blue

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: E Sheehy

towards rear, headway and briefly went third after 3 out, soon pushed along and outpaced, lost third approaching last, kept on

22/1

6th

14

31st May 2023

Good

2m 1f 100y

18:00 Wexford

Powerful Blue

10st 13lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: E Sheehy

Absent since a poor run at Cork last October; previous Clonmel fifth was a career-best, the closest he had come to reaching the first four;

14/1

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Payout
Exacta €1496.00
Straight Forecast €934.40
Tricast €7149.10
Trifecta €3984.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Finnians Row

SPOTLIGHT:

Wild Caprice

POSTDATA:

Finnians Row

The Irish Sun:

Finnians Row