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Jim Ryan Racecourse Services Handicap Chase (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 3f 114y
  • 16 runners
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Jim Ryan Racecourse Services Handicap Chase (Div I)

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

11/4 (Won)

  • Win: £2.10
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 5223-1

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark over hurdles on return when beating a subsequent winner at Wexford; makes her second chase start off a 7lb lower mark in this sphere and has to be taken seriously.

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11th

7

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 3f 140y

18:55 Wexford

Search For A Myth

11st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Robert Tyner

Hit form earlier this summer, winning over hurdles here before taking a chase at Tipperary over this trip; not a bad run off a higher mark over hurdles at Cork and should run well again but could be vulnerable.

13/2

5th

15

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 150y

16:53 Cork

Search For A Myth

11st 6lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Robert Tyner

towards rear, headway going easily before 2 out, went fourth approaching last, no extra inside final 110yds, lost fourth towards finish

5/1

1st

7

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

16:35 Tipperary

Search For A Myth

11st 6lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Robert Tyner

Got off the mark over hurdles on return when beating a subsequent winner at Wexford; makes her second chase start off a 7lb lower mark in this sphere and has to be taken seriously.

11/4

18/1

  • Place: £3.80

Form: 2P-6P3

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Beaten 23l at Downpatrick last time and has a tough task on from 4lb out of the handicap today.

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12

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 112y

14:15 Thurles

Agirlcalledchloe

10st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Has hit the crossbar in three of her last four starts, although was a bit below form when a distant second at Sligo latest; needs more to get her head in front in this field but solid place contender.

5/1

2nd

8

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 47y

16:30 Sligo

Agirlcalledchloe

10st 3lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

led, not fluent 4th, steadied 5th, pushed along briefly when headed and raced in second after 8th

4/1

11/1

  • Place: £4.30

Form: 20P5-P

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Hurdle winner ran a cracker on chasing debut at Thurles in February but was pulled-up at Limerick last time; has to jump better.

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16th

20

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 180y

16:15 Naas

Chainofconsequence

11st 5lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J McDonagh

In good form over fences earlier this season but tailed off last three starts; needs to bounce back from same hurdle mark here.

40/1

9th

11

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 74y

15:05 Thurles

Chainofconsequence

11st 0lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J McDonagh

prominent, went third after 2nd

10/1

8th

8

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 82y

16:05 Clonmel

Chainofconsequence

10st 11lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Michael J McDonagh

Off the mark chasing in 2m2f Limerick handicap at Christmas before decent C&D third off today's mark; reported coughing after below-par Fairyhouse effort on latest so could well bounce back here.

11/2

OUR TIP

14/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 33-4PP

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Maiden was placed several times over hurdles and fences last winter; however, has been pulled-up on last two starts and has to rebound for new yard; cheekpieces worn last time removed.

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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

4th

5

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

14:10 Exeter

Hard Rain

11st 6lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

Ex-Irish 9yo whose rules record is just 1-24; beaten long way at Sandown (2m4f) last month on debut for new stable; more exposed than most of these rivals and is best watched unless there's a market move.

20/1

Form: 0-0462

Last run: 14 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Won his second hurdle race at Leopardstown in March; best run since when fourth over fences at Killarney; modest second at Wexford last time over 2m but this longer trip will suit.

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6th

11

(11)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Clever Currency

9st 3lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Paul W Flynn

Dual purpose sort ran a fine race over 1m4f here in November; good hurdle run lately at Leopardstown; front-runner should make a bold bid.

5/1

2nd

1

3rd Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:25 Leopardstown

Clever Currency

12st 0lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Paul W Flynn

led, clear before halfway, reduced lead before 2 out, headed approaching last, kept on but no match for winner

12/1

7th

5

10th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 175y

15:05 Naas

Clever Currency

11st 9lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Paul W Flynn

Went close in a handicap hurdle in September before beating Tempo Chapter Two in a chase at Sligo later in the month; well beaten in a handicap hurdle at Thurles last time (Whiskeywealth fell); others preferred.

8/1

Form: 4P-509 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 8lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Regressive over hurdles in the last year and makes belated chasing debut; has to find a spark again to get involved.

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0

13

21st Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:50 Killarney

Westernerona

10st 7lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Garrett James Power

Record of 1-23 over hurdles; never involved on chasing debut at Tipperary last time over approx' 2m4f and needs to improve plenty on that.

20/1

6th

13

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

16:35 Tipperary

Westernerona

10st 8lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Garrett James Power

Regressive over hurdles in the last year and makes belated chasing debut; has to find a spark again to get involved.

20/1

9th

8

17th Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 60y

14:55 Downpatrick

Westernerona

11st 7lb

J: Mr P J Cody

T: Garrett James Power

in touch with leaders, not fluent 2nd

8/1

Form: 3508-0

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

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.

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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: 8P80-P D

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Dual winner in France but last of those was in 2019; pulled-up over fences last time and isn't easy to make a case for.

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0

12

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

17:00 Tramore

Deux Par Deux

11st 1lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Mrs Denise Foster

towards rear of midfield, not fluent then reminder 7th, reminder 10th, detached when pulled up before 5 out

50/1

8th

11

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

16:35 Tipperary

Deux Par Deux

10st 11lb

J: Cian Walsh

T: Mrs Denise Foster

Dual winner in France but last of those was in 2019; pulled-up over fences last time and isn't easy to make a case for.

28/1

8

25th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 160y

19:00 Limerick

Deux Par Deux

11st 9lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Mrs Denise Foster

towards rear of midfield early, towards rear halfway, pushed along briefly after 9th, mistake and pushed along 4 out, soon weakened, no impression when mistake 3 out, soon pulled up

25/1

Form: P0P-P8 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Dual hurdle winner has been poor over fences the last twice and is difficult to make a case for.

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8

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Killarney

Definiteadare

11st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Charles Coakley

Locally-trained gelding was C&D winner on soft in August; well behind Avec Espoir when beaten favourite at Listowel.

8/1

4th

12

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

17:05 Listowel

Definiteadare

10st 7lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: Charles Coakley

Is 2lb out of the weights so therefore 10lb higher than for his win at Killarney (2m7f, soft) but that was pretty comfortable and he's been rated higher in the past; up in grade this time but by no means ruled out.

11/2

16/1

Form: 008-85 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 1lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Dual chase winner was soundly beaten over hurdles and fences lately and needs a fair bit more off 3lb lower.

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10th

9

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

16:35 Tipperary

Alpha Male

11st 1lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Peter Maher

Dual chase winner was soundly beaten over hurdles and fences lately and needs a fair bit more off 3lb lower.

16/1

5th

6

10th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:05 Punchestown

Alpha Male

10st 11lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: Peter Maher

Veteran won 2m5f handicap here just over a year ago (good) off 95 and fair effort here over hurdles last month; can't be ruled out.

10/1

8th

2

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

16:45 Punchestown

Alpha Male

11st 8lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Peter Maher

Remote eighth in the La Touche here last month and chasing is more his thing; remains a maiden over hurdles and leaving it late to put that right.

33/1

Form: 09-0P0

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Won at Thurles in February but has been way below that form since and can't be fancied until showing more spark.

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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: 4030-6 C

Last run: 53 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Three-time hurdle winner, including here over 3m; not a bad second run over fences at Thurles in March; soundly beaten over hurdles last twice but could be involved if back to best.

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0

3

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

12:55 Thurles

Good World

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

prominent, awkward jump 1st, soon unseated

6/1

7th

18

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Good World

10st 5lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

towards rear of midfield

18/1

2nd

8

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Good World

11st 7lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

Stays this distance and seems ready for it after staying-on Kilbeggan third in August; seems to handle softer ground too and likely to go well.

8/1

Form: 010-24 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Downpatrick specialist has won three hurdle races and placed over fences there; has a chance if she can repeat that form at this very different track.

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3

27th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 1f 110y

14:25 Sligo

Ask The Leader

11st 10lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: D M Christie

All three hurdles wins have been at Downpatrick; has been struggling, including over hurdles, since pleasing chase debut at that venue in May.

20/1

0

9

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 55y

16:45 Downpatrick

Ask The Leader

11st 5lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D M Christie

All three hurdles have been here and good C&D chase debut in May after a long absence; faller three out at Tipperary subsequently and poor efforts back hurdling last twice; bit to prove now.

10/1

10th

4

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 168y

20:20 Ballinrobe

Ask The Leader

11st 8lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D M Christie

Goes well at Downpatrick and yet she was tailed off there last time; even if back on song she's probably a better mare over shorter trips.

20/1

Form: 795-P6

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

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

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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: 898-3U

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Record of 1-15 in points and 0-8 in chases; encouraging third at Downpatrick and was in contention when unseating at Wexford since; not ruled out.

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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: P/8-79

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Maiden over hurdles has been well beaten in that sphere lately and doesn't hold much appeal on chasing debut.

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12th

13

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 170y

17:35 Downpatrick

Happy Dancing

10st 13lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Liz Doyle

Showed some winning potential last year but soundly beaten off lowly marks over hurdles this year and not easy to fancy.

33/1

0

15

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

16:35 Tipperary

Happy Dancing

10st 6lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Liz Doyle

Maiden over hurdles has been well beaten in that sphere lately and doesn't hold much appeal on chasing debut.

28/1

9th

13

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

16:45 Punchestown

Happy Dancing

10st 13lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Liz Doyle

Appeared to be finding his level when beaten under 7l in a 2m handicap at Limerick in February of last year but hasn't built on that and he only recently returned from a year off (beaten 26l).

14/1

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Exacta €533.00
Straight Forecast €331.20
Tricast €4298.40
Trifecta €4556.00

Selections

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