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Plaza Hotel Handicap

  • Prize money: £5743.36
  • 1m 3f 35y
  • 15 runners
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Plaza Hotel Handicap

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

1st
2 (6)
Jabbar

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.00
  • Place: £3.30

Form: 15/683

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Winner on handicap debut on AW for Andrew Balding in 2021; missed all of 2022 but very encouraging run on second start for this yard when staying-on third of 22 at the Curragh last month (1m1f), having not had the clearest of runs; first attempt at this trip.

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Verdict Starting price

9th

6

(16)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Jabbar

9st 13lb

J: Dean Curran

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

Arrives bidding for a hat-trick after turf wins at Killarney and Roscommon; 6lb rise demands a bit more but the slight drop in trip is fine and his best efforts earlier in his career came on AW.

9/2

1st

9

(7)

4th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 3f 140y

18:15 Roscommon

Jabbar

9st 7lb

J: Dean Curran

T: D J Bunyan

held up in rear, headway under 2f out, ridden and hung right but ran on well inside final furlong, led final strides

13/2

8/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 6-3313

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Off the mark at 14th attempt over 1m4f at Tipperary in May and backed that up with solid Fairyhouse third off 5lb higher, despite getting bumped; up another 2lb but could still remain competitive.

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0

1

17th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:45 Wexford

Tastyee

12st 0lb

J: Mr E T Mellerick

T: David Kenneth Budds

Balance of flat form is on better ground and just okay runs in maidens hurdles last month, not looking to get home in testing ground at Tramore; opposable on handicap debut.

10/1

5th

11

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:55 Limerick

Tastyee

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: David Kenneth Budds

Minor Flat winner on good ground at Tipperary in May, also placed off 55 in a 1m4f Tramore handicap last month; moderate seventh in a recent maiden hurdle at the same venue.

33/1

3rd
14 (7)
Romann

13/2

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 0-0063 D

Last run: 40 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Endured a long absence after a pair of 1m2f AW wins three winters ago; struggled once returning but more encouraging signs of late, notably staying-on Fairyhouse third over 1m4f last month; 1lb wrong here but rider's valuable claim a major positive; shortlisted, although probably won't want too much rain.

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10th

13

(5)

22nd Sep 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Romann

8st 12lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: J F Levins

Dual C&D winner returned from a long absence this year and has run well at times on turf, notably at Killarney two starts ago; has a chance if repeating that.

13/2

5th

15

(14)

30th Aug 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

14:45 Cork

Romann

8st 13lb

J: Colin Keane

T: J F Levins

Dual 1m2f Dundalk winner is 0-7 on turf but some solid runs off this basement mark over the summer, good third at Killarney latest; ground remaining in his favour and should again be thereabouts.

11/2

3rd

14

(7)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 3f 35y

19:50 Killarney

Romann

8st 12lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: J F Levins

Endured a long absence after a pair of 1m2f AW wins three winters ago; struggled once returning but more encouraging signs of late, notably staying-on Fairyhouse third over 1m4f last month; 1lb wrong here but rider's valuable claim a major positive; shortlisted, although probably won't want too much rain.

13/2

14/1

Form: 9-6060

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Dual purpose sort but has a poor strike-rate and without a flat win since his 2yo days; cheekpieces belatedly tried but hard to fancy on recent form; yard in fine form though.

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6th

8

1st Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:23 Cork

Contrapposto

11st 4lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: R Donohoe

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent after 3 out, disputing third 2 out, weakened run-in

40/1

14th

14

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 107y

14:40 Punchestown

Contrapposto

11st 1lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: R Donohoe

towards rear

14/1

9th

16

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

16:10 Galway

Contrapposto

10st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: R Donohoe

took keen hold, prominent

14/1

Form: 65305-

Last run: 278 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Cork maiden hurdle winner in January has run well in defeat at times on the Flat; has dropped in the handicap since last run in this sphere and is one to consider.

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6th

2

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

16:00 Gowran Park

Action Motion

11st 6lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Took a heavy fall over hurdles at Limerick over Christmas when would have been placed; average run on the Flat at Dundalk since; not to be underestimated but others look more likely.

8/1

9th

3

(13)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Action Motion

9st 9lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

in touch with leaders

12/1

5/1

Form: 076-02

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 16 starts but career-best over slightly further at Tipperary a fortnight ago, finishing strongly on inner to within a neck of the winner (fourth has won since); champion jockey takes over from 7lb claimer here and big shout if she can overcome this draw.

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2nd

3

(1)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Folly Beach

10st 1lb

J: Daniel King

T: M A Molloy

Bounced back to form when runner-up at Navan in October and appreciated the return to this trip when runner-up in a handicap last month; up 4lb but likely to be a leading player..

9/2

2nd

11

(7)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Folly Beach

9st 0lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: M A Molloy

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, headway and prominent towards near side 2f out, ridden and challenging over 1f out, kept on well, no match for winner

13/2

8th

7

(17)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Folly Beach

9st 6lb

J: Colin Keane

T: M A Molloy

towards rear, headway over 1f out, ran on well inside final furlong, never near to challenge

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 40/67-

Last run: 414 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Improved hurdler since the spring, winning maiden here and okay runs since in novice company; cheekpieces now fitted on flat return off what appears a high enough opening mark.

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10th

2

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:33 Cork

Valleyoftheeagles

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Martin Hassett

Killarney maiden hurdle winner in May over this trip and and some good runs since up to 3m; unplaced on the Flat last time; needs his best on handicap debut.

7/1

7th

1

(10)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 3f 35y

19:50 Killarney

Valleyoftheeagles

10st 2lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Martin Hassett

Improved hurdler since the spring, winning maiden here and okay runs since in novice company; cheekpieces now fitted on flat return off what appears a high enough opening mark.

12/1

Form: 76-853

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Dual winner up to 1m2f didn't quite get home when third over 1m4f at Bellewstown recently but this slight drop in trip could see him play a role off a fair mark.

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9th

10

(13)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Slieve Bearnagh

9st 2lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: M Halford & T Collins

took keen hold, soon disputed lead, led clearly after 2f

10/1

11th

7

(13)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Slieve Bearnagh

9st 5lb

J: Colin Keane

T: M Halford & T Collins

Three-time winner on turf, including over this trip at Navan in September; only run on this surface was four years ago; ran well off this mark last time and should be a contender if he handles the surface.

5/1

3rd

8

(3)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

16:40 Punchestown

Slieve Bearnagh

9st 5lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: M Halford & T Collins

in rear early, midfield before halfway

11/2

7/1

Form: 4-0053

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Consistent enough last year for former yards including over C&D; gradually working her way into form this season, latest when good third over 1m4f at Tipperary under a prominent ride; slightly shorter trip to suit and respected despite high draw.

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15th

1

(22)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

17:25 Navan

Hello Power

10st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

Won 1m claimer at Gowran last month; found 7f inadequate last time; placed over a range of distances; has run well on soft on several occasions.

10/1

5th

9

(6)

18th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Fairyhouse

Hello Power

8st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

in rear

15/2

14/1

Form: 425-08 D

Last run: 61 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Won on the Flat at Tramore (1m4f) last August and two solid runs in defeat after; uncompetitive this year, mildly encouraging Leopardstown run on latest; wide draw a negative.

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14th

14

(10)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Wojood

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

C&D winner but the losing run is mounting up and no signs of a revival at this venue of late; plenty to prove.

33/1

Form: 9-0068 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Versatile dual-purpose sort has won 7 races; however, has been regressive in all codes this season and plenty to find with Folly Beach on Tipperary run; 2lb wrong.

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7th

2

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 70y

14:03 Thurles

Itsalonglongroad

11st 12lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Charles Coakley

Eight wins in all codes, including on the Flat at this track; however, was poor over fences back here last time, so has questions to answer now.

7/1

10th

6

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

13:30 Thurles

Itsalonglongroad

11st 5lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Charles Coakley

Course Flat winner late last season; ended a long losing sequence over jumps with last month's Tramore win which was achieved at the main expense of Peckham Springs; 6lb worse off with that rival, same claiming rider aboard.

6/1

Form: 09080-

Last run: 261 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 10 Flat starts was well beaten over hurdles when last seen; headgear combination tried for the first time.

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11th

2

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:42 Naas

Breakintheclouds

11st 13lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Patrick Downey

Lowly rated Flat handicapper; not entirely disgraced in two starts in maiden hurdles last month; could outrun his likely odds.

50/1

14th

7

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Leopardstown

Breakintheclouds

11st 7lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Patrick Downey

never better than midfield, no extra from 2 out

200/1

10th

2

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

12:45 Cork

Breakintheclouds

11st 12lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Patrick Downey

Placed twice at a modest level on the Flat; tailed off at Navan on only start over hurdles; last of 14 on a recent 1m handicap run at Dundalk.

100/1

13th
4 (14)
Ha Long Bay

20/1

Form: 50600-

Last run: 250 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Two wins in Britain were over 7f/1m, regressive last year and seems best watched on Irish debut.

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2nd

11

(3)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:50 Dundalk (AW)

Ha Long Bay

8st 8lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: R P Burns

Ordinary form since joining this stable from Adrian Keatley for whom he won two handicaps on quick ground, back-to-back in April 2022; rated 72 at this peak, now down to 48; hard to be confident, but perhaps unwise to write him off.

14/1

7th

6

(2)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:20 Dundalk (AW)

Ha Long Bay

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: R P Burns

Coming down the handicap and ran respectably in a C&D handicap last week; well drawn and down another 3lb here; each-way potential.

14/1

Form: /000-0

Last run: 35 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Sole flat win came at 1m over two years ago; last of 10 when attempting repeat win last month on returning from a break and of limited appeal at this trip.

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14th

15

(5)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 3f 35y

19:50 Killarney

The Alpha Man

8st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Seamus G O’Donnell

Sole flat win came at 1m over two years ago; last of 10 when attempting repeat win last month on returning from a break and of limited appeal at this trip.

16/1

10th

12

(14)

14th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

20:30 Limerick

The Alpha Man

8st 7lb

J: Tom Kiely Marshall

T: Seamus G O’Donnell

Won this in 2021 off 60 but has dropped a long way in the ratings since and 3lb wrong here on seasonal return.

20/1

10th

3

26th Sep 2022

Good

1m 7f 78y

14:25 Roscommon

The Alpha Man

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Seamus G O’Donnell

towards rear, minor headway after 4 out, soon pushed along and no impression

33/1

Form: 600-06

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Generally out of form on the Flat and over hurdles after a Sligo win 14 months ago; last month's comeback run in a claimer may have brought him on but others preferred.

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15th

9

(9)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 3f 35y

19:50 Killarney

Der Mc

9st 3lb

J: Alan Persse

T: Michael John O’Connor

Generally out of form on the Flat and over hurdles after a Sligo win 14 months ago; last month's comeback run in a claimer may have brought him on but others preferred.

16/1

6th

9

(8)

14th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 3f 110y

17:30 Limerick

Der Mc

9st 0lb

J: Alan Persse

T: Michael John O’Connor

Generally out of form on the Flat and over hurdles after a Sligo win 13 months ago; absent since contesting a Dundalk handicap early in the year; cheekpieces on for the first time.

16/1

15

(12)

30th Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 5f 29y

16:25 Sligo

Der Mc

9st 4lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Michael John O’Connor

First reserve; last year's winner (beating Lariat from stall 14) on seasonal return off mark of 50 was largely campaigned over hurdles afterwards when well held; don't dismiss if getting a run.

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Payout
Exacta €372.00
Straight Forecast €749.60
Tricast €6019.30
Trifecta €7266.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Hello Power

The Irish Sun:

Tastyee

SPOTLIGHT:

Folly Beach

POSTDATA:

Slieve Bearnagh