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17:00 Tramore

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Majestic Hotel Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 5f 120y
  • 15 runners
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Majestic Hotel Handicap Chase

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

8/11 (Won)

  • Win: £2.10
  • Place: £1.30

Form: P15-22 BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Cheap recruit from Britain; quite well-regarded for a horse at this level at top yard, second to horse thrown in at Downpatrick and to one less so at Limerick; lacks a gear and 1-11 chasing (three falls) but again hard to oppose.

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9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Cest Quelquun

11st 8lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear, not fluent 5 out

100/30

6th

8

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 160y

16:20 Tramore

Cest Quelquun

11st 2lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield

6/1

0

5

7th Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 107y

15:05 Fairyhouse

Cest Quelquun

11st 5lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Modest performer when trained in Britain but has improved since joining yard; on a hat-trick after Downpatrick dead-heat (fourth won since); 7lb higher and takes another step up in grade but good attitude and might be more to come.

3/1

16/1

  • Place: £6.50

Form: 98-3UU

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Far from disgraced at Downpatrick in May and seemed to be going OK both runs since (unseating); tends to go off a price and one of the more interesting for all that points record (1-15) really poor and yet to win; rider 0-18.

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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

OUR TIP

Form: 2P-400

Last run: 35 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Both wins were over staying trips hurdling in 2021; obvious chance on seconds on nice ground in February; poor in the main since, including chasing and in cheekpieces; interesting rider booking.

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5th

8

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Chelseas Friend

11st 5lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: James Joseph Mangan

Useful level of form a couple of seasons ago; signs of a revival on her penultimate outing but pulled up a fortnight ago and others preferred.

20/1

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5

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:25 Wexford

Chelseas Friend

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: James Joseph Mangan

Point' and dual hurdle winner twice ran well over fences last year; hasn't been as good in three chase runs this year, though not bad at Tramore last time; better ground today should suit.

9/1

3rd

1

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

17:00 Tramore

Chelseas Friend

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: James Joseph Mangan

in touch with leaders, prominent after 3 out, ridden before 2 out, soon weakened gradually

20/1

Form: -99439 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Veteran in and out, poor behind Elegant Dan here in June, though a course winner in the past; ran shocker latest (jumped right).

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8

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 110y

17:20 Downpatrick

Shantou Sisu

11st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

Modest overall strike-rate and had a lot of luck go his way when winning by 15l at Sligo (3m2f, soft); still, clearly in decent form and a 5lb rise shouldn't be too damaging.

7/2

1st

8

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 182y

17:40 Sligo

Shantou Sisu

10st 13lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

Veteran with a modest strike rate (2-30 over hurdles, 1-18 over fences); still capable of the odd good performance, notably when a close-up third in a 2m7f handicap at Tipperary three starts ago.

7/1

4th

11

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

17:00 Tramore

Shantou Sisu

11st 2lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

midfield, in touch with leaders after 3 out, hampered after 3 out, no impression from 2 out

25/1

Form: 00-001 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 3lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; won hurdling from completely out of the blue at Ballinrobe; 2-35 chasing; no idea what to expect.

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5th

10

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 91y

19:07 Ballinrobe

Father Jed

11st 1lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Patrick Ryan

towards rear

16/1

14

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:17 Down Royal

Father Jed

10st 13lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: John Patrick Ryan

held up in rear

12/1

Form: 580-38

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Stable form the main positive; she has shown a little ability but a great deal more required; eight different jockeys in a row.

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0

6

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 47y

16:30 Sligo

Pepperocco

10st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Seems to be improving judged on Wexford second, when having her third handicap start and partnered by this rider for the first time; a little more progress may suffice against mostly well exposed types here.

5/2

Form: 44-53U

Last run: 45 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Mixing it between chasing and Flat recent months; running quite well without crying out for a bet here; rider 0-2 jumping.

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0

1

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:00 Tramore

Sean Says

12st 0lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Rodger Sweeney

3-31 over hurdles; mostly campaigned over fences and on the Flat over the past 12 months; makes little appeal.

16/1

5th

6

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 112y

14:15 Thurles

Sean Says

11st 6lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Rodger Sweeney

1-16 over fences; tailed off over similar trip on latest chase start at Tramore and well held over timber at Clonmel since; patchy profile.

16/1

5th

7

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 50y

15:40 Clonmel

Sean Says

11st 9lb

J: Ian Power

T: Rodger Sweeney

Mixing it between jumping and Flat in recent months; runs well on occasions but has never been a prolific winner.

16/1

Form: 9-6267

Last run: 29 days

W: 12st 0lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Veteran unable to build on Ballinrobe second in May hurdling, albeit far from disgraced at 22s latest; vulnerable so; 2-14 chasing, often placed; only ever ran once here (not disgraced).

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5th

9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

19:20 Downpatrick

Ciankyle

11st 0lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: P Cluskey

soon chased clear leader, lost second 4th

25/1

12th

9

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:40 Tramore

Ciankyle

11st 4lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: P Cluskey

Veteran on a long losing run and hard to fancy although drying ground would be in his favour.

14/1

5th

9

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 110y

16:10 Downpatrick

Ciankyle

11st 4lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: P Cluskey

Veteran a winner here back in the day but hasn't won in nearly two years; opposable.

12/1

Form: 0-016F CD

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 13lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

C&D winner here in June (three of these well held); that was weak race and vulnerable on subsequent efforts (double figures each time); usually races handy.

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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: 0-352P CD BF

Last run: 59 days

W: 11st 10lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Fifth to Elegant Dan here in June but she did better when chasing home rapid improver at Clonmel; saddle reportedly slipped latest; rider making fine impression.

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3

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

18:45 Clonmel

Rule Of June

10st 2lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Liam Casey

in rear, raced in last when slow jump 8th, soon reminder, not fluent 9th, soon reminder and weakened, tailed off when pulled up after 4 out

12/1

7th

9

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:25 Wexford

Rule Of June

11st 1lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Liam Casey

Beat Rudy Catrail in a Tramore chase last year, her sole win; some decent runs in defeat this summer but struggled in testing ground back at Tramore last time; not ruled out.

11/1

Form: 056-P8

Last run: 5 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Mare 2-34, 0-2 chasing; worth recalling her C&D visit was encouraging; not entirely ruled out despite quick return and some upside under Sean O'Keeffe.

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6th

10

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

Shean Glory

10st 13lb

J: Mr S Tobin

T: Sean Aherne

Course winner; distant third over C&D in October but hasn't shown enough since, including back here latest.

16/1

Form: 6496-P

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Just the one win and nothing to take from this year's succession of letters in form; tongue tie and blinkers.

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10

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

17:00 Tramore

Gold Creek

11st 2lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

towards rear, slightly hampered 5 out, weakened after 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

33/1

0

10

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 150y

15:43 Cork

Gold Creek

11st 4lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: S Curling

Sole win from 43 starts under rules came in 2m4f Thurles handicap hurdle in late 2021; returns to track after four non-completions in points for new trainer.

25/1

Form: P80-P8

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Nearly impossible to fancy hold-up 9yo.

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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: /36F/0

Last run: 59 days

W: 10st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced recent years; nothing positive to report.

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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: /08-PP CD

Last run: 76 days

W: 10st 9lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Local runner seemed to regress recent years; C&D winner nowhere near that form this year; little break perhaps a help.

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15

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

17:00 Tramore

Tiantu

10st 9lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Paul Power

pushed along early, soon prominent, mistake 10th, mistake 11th, in touch with leaders 3 out, weakened quickly before 2 out, pulled up approaching last

33/1

10

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 50y

18:00 Tramore

Tiantu

11st 0lb

J: Miss J M Cook

T: Paul Power

No wins since a course success in 2020; showed very little in the last 18 months and pulled up at Limerick last week.

66/1

12

25th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 160y

19:00 Limerick

Tiantu

11st 4lb

J: Miss J M Cook

T: Paul Power

in touch with leaders, prominent 4 out, ridden and weakened after 3 out, dropped to midfield when pulled up before 2 out

25/1

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