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19:30 Roscommon

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Larry O’Farrelly Memorial Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 5f 57y
  • 13 runners
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Larry O’Farrelly Memorial Handicap Chase

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.60
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 44-043

Last run: 18 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Winning hurdler who is 0-16 over fences and can be let down by her jumping; did make the frame at Killarney (2m7f) when she could have settled better off a steady pace; this trip should suit her better.

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1

25th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 5f 63y

17:05 Roscommon

Norwigi

11st 12lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: E Bolger

in touch with leaders, not fluent 1st, soon switched left, prominent 5th

7/2

5th

3

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 111y

18:45 Galway

Norwigi

11st 8lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: E Bolger

in touch with leaders, bumped rival 3rd, not fluent last, soon weakened

11/4

1st

2

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 180y

19:03 Killarney

Norwigi

12st 0lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: E Bolger

midfield, in touch with leaders when not fluent 6th

4/1

13/2

  • Place: £3.30

Form: P-6P32

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Is 0-18 under rules but again competitive when a front-running second at Tipperary (2m3f+; good to yielding) in July; others might see this out better on ground so testing.

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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

25/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: 7PUP-5 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 9lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Never dangerous over hurdles last time at Limerick (2m6f, yielding/soft) having been reluctant to race and running in snatches; has won over fences but there are reservations after last time.

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14th

15

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 60y

15:10 Limerick

Courting Vickie

10st 13lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: James M Barcoe

midfield

40/1

9th

13

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 67y

14:35 Punchestown

Courting Vickie

10st 0lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

Low-grade mare a winner over hurdles and fences at Clonmel; opposable on balance of recent form and 6lb out of handicap.

25/1

8th

14

24th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 110y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Courting Vickie

10st 10lb

J: Mr A P Ryan

T: James M Barcoe

in touch with leaders early, not fluent 3rd, dropped to rear when not fluent 4th, some headway before 2 out, kept on

12/1

Form: 40-454

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Winning pointer; had just four runs over hurdles and ran well in her first handicap chase at Wexford, finishing a 10l fourth over 2m; returning to further should be a positive; considered.

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6th

6

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 150y

14:45 Tramore

Some Woman

11st 6lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

towards rear, headway before 5 out

5/1

4th

5

8th Aug 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 57y

19:30 Roscommon

Some Woman

11st 5lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

Winning pointer; had just four runs over hurdles and ran well in her first handicap chase at Wexford, finishing a 10l fourth over 2m; returning to further should be a positive; considered.

10/1

4th

7

7th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

19:58 Wexford

Some Woman

10st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

raced in second

14/1

Form: 34-127

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

A 2m1f winner who appeared to get outstayed over 3m at Punchestown but then ran moderately at Tipperary; capable of bouncing back from that and putting in a competitive show; goes on this ground.

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1st

7

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

18:30 Ballinrobe

The Eye Of Tulla

10st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Brian M McMahon

Readily beat Berliet Express over 2m2f at Limerick in May and only 2lb worse off; was placed over farther on this card a year ago and fair run at Roscommon last time; seems to handle any ground.

13/2

5th

9

8th Aug 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 57y

19:30 Roscommon

The Eye Of Tulla

10st 11lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: Brian M McMahon

A 2m1f winner who appeared to get outstayed over 3m at Punchestown but then ran moderately at Tipperary; capable of bouncing back from that and putting in a competitive show; goes on this ground.

8/1

7th

9

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

17:10 Tipperary

The Eye Of Tulla

10st 12lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: Brian M McMahon

Got off the mark when winning at Limerick over 2m2f and probably got outstayed over 3m at Punchestown since; this trip should be ideal and a big player even though up another 2lb.

4/1

Form: 5-1633 D BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

The ground was good to yielding when winning a Downpatrick handicap hurdle over this trip in May but she goes on soft and was just ahead of Royal Juniper when third to Seskin Flyer at Kilbeggan (2m3f); unlikely to be far away.

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10th

2

13th Aug 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 165y

16:40 Downpatrick

Tick Along

11st 12lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: T G McCourt

prominent, dropped to midfield 3 out, weakened before 2 out

10/1

6th

8

8th Aug 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 57y

19:30 Roscommon

Tick Along

11st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: T G McCourt

The ground was good to yielding when winning a Downpatrick handicap hurdle over this trip in May but she goes on soft and was just ahead of Royal Juniper when third to Seskin Flyer at Kilbeggan (2m3f); unlikely to be far away.

5/1

Form: /1UP9-

Last run: 354 days

W: 10st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Two non-completions and tailed off at Killarney since getting off the mark in a Limerick handicap chase (2m3f, good) in May of last year; first sighting in 12 months.

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OUR TIP

Form: P5-P3P D

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Winning hurdler; there has been promise over fences but blinkers are turned to after a poor effort at Killarney.

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Form: 5-6341

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 2lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Exposed 12yo who snapped a lengthy losing run when beating some of today's opposition under a positive ride at Kilbeggan (2m3f, soft); should be a factor once more off this 6lb higher mark.

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10th

11

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 49y

16:50 Clonmel

Seskin Flyer

10st 1lb

J: Daniel King

T: Patrick Carey

Ended a lengthy losing run when getting a positive ride over 2m3f at Kilbeggan but below that level since, latterly behind Padraic's Choice at Downpatrick.

20/1

6th

8

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:55 Downpatrick

Seskin Flyer

10st 10lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Patrick Carey

Ended a lengthy losing run when getting a positive ride over 2m3f at Kilbeggan last month; failed to reproduce that form at Roscommon.

8/1

9th

15

8th Aug 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 57y

19:30 Roscommon

Seskin Flyer

10st 2lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Patrick Carey

Exposed 12yo who snapped a lengthy losing run when beating some of today's opposition under a positive ride at Kilbeggan (2m3f, soft); should be a factor once more off this 6lb higher mark.

9/2

Form: 6544F- D

Last run: 102 days

W: 11st 11lb

11 yo Mare

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Outclassed in a Grade 2 last time (fell midrace) but she's only 1-16 over fences and her sole win came off a 4lb lower mark; goes on this ground but others appeal more on her return from a lengthy break.

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5

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 55y

16:50 Punchestown

Echoes Of Family

10st 12lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

Won a mares handicap chase two years ago; returned after nearly six months off when a well beaten third in a point-to-point here in February; makes no appeal.

150/1

8th

9

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 3f 140y

18:55 Wexford

Echoes Of Family

11st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

Record of 1-17 over fences and had just three runs in the last year; made a mistake and pulled-up in testing ground on recent return but can be forgiven that; not dismissed.

14/1

0

2

8th Aug 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 57y

19:30 Roscommon

Echoes Of Family

11st 11lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

Outclassed in a Grade 2 last time (fell midrace) but she's only 1-16 over fences and her sole win came off a 4lb lower mark; goes on this ground but others appeal more on her return from a lengthy break.

14/1

Form: 6062-0 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 10lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Veteran who is 3-50 overall and hasn't raced over fences since a fall in 2019; there have been occasional good runs over hurdles this past 12 months but hard knowing what he'll make of this return to chasing (0-3; handicap debut).

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14th

12

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

14:30 Down Royal

Glenabo Bridge

10st 6lb

J: James Duggan

T: Oliver McKiernan

in touch with leaders early, midfield when not fluent and pushed along 5th, weakened and dropped to rear after 6th, tailed off before 3 out

12/1

11th

28

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 180y

16:15 Naas

Glenabo Bridge

10st 9lb

T: Oliver McKiernan

Third reserve; running okay in defeat of late but probably needs further these days.

9th

15

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Glenabo Bridge

10st 3lb

J: James Duggan

T: Oliver McKiernan

Tough and durable sort brought his winning tally over hurdles to four with a hard-earned success at Fairyhouse in November; has run respectably in two Punchestown outings since then.

12/1

Form: 0-0PP7

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 6lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Completely out of his depth behind Sharjah last week at Galway (chase debut) but just as unappealing on his hurdling form.

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11

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 182y

17:40 Sligo

Shackleton Island

10st 10lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: I Madden

Either pulled-up or tailed off in eight starts since 2020; reported to have burst blood vessels at Galway last time; can be left out of calculations.

33/1

9th

6

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 54y

18:15 Galway

Shackleton Island

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: I Madden

Either pulled-up or tailed off in seven starts since 2020; can be left out of calculations.

100/1

Form: 088-60

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 2lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Poor strike-rate over hurdles and no closer than 19l in her three runs over fences, the last two both handicaps.

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12

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

14:50 Downpatrick

Let Her Flow

10st 0lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: J Larkin

Shown very little in four starts for new yard; 1lb wrong.

50/1

0

14

8th Aug 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 57y

19:30 Roscommon

Let Her Flow

10st 2lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: J Larkin

in rear, reminders after 3rd, soon detached, pulled up before 6th

66/1

11th

18

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 14y

15:05 Tipperary

Let Her Flow

10st 0lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: J Larkin

Unexposed at this game but well adrift on both starts so far over fences and looks to have her work cut out here from 5lb out of the handicap proper.

66/1

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Non-runners

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Payout
Exacta €230.00
Straight Forecast €197.00
Tricast €1373.80
Trifecta €1179.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Royal Juniper

POSTDATA:

Agirlcalledchloe

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Seskin Flyer

The Irish Sun:

Royal Juniper