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Kenny Developments Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £8092.92
  • 2m 6f 111y
  • 8 runners
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Kenny Developments Handicap Chase

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £11.00
  • Place: £2.80

Form: 556-07 C

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Won seven in a row in 2021; has been dropping down the handicap in the last year but his recent runs haven't been great, so need to see a bit more.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

0

16

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

3m 5f 130y

12:55 Fairyhouse

Glenquin Castle

10st 2lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Martin Brassil

towards rear of midfield, slow jump towards rear 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

10/1

3rd

12

5th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 4f 0y

15:15 Cork

Glenquin Castle

10st 0lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Martin Brassil

towards rear of midfield, not fluent 11th, in touch with leaders with one circuit to go, prominent 3 out, ridden and no extra after 2 out

10/1

3rd

6

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Glenquin Castle

11st 3lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Martin Brassil

midfield, mistake 2nd

9/2

9/4

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 0-1181 D

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 10lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict

Notched a hurdle and two chase wins recently, including when beating a subsequent winner in a Wexford handicap chase last time; 9lb higher but could be up to defying that hike.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

2

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:15 Clonmel

Iridescent

11st 10lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Jonathan Fogarty

didn't always jump with fluency, led at slow pace, faced challenge home turn, headed and weakened before 2 out

7/4

2nd

2

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 111y

18:45 Galway

Iridescent

11st 10lb

J: Mr J W Hendrick

T: Jonathan Fogarty

held up in rear, in touch with leaders 9th, prominent when raced wide after 3 out, disputed lead before 2 out, led clearly when ridden after last, headed but kept on well towards finish, no match for winner

9/4

1st

6

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 170y

19:15 Wexford

Iridescent

11st 10lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Jonathan Fogarty

Posted his best hurdle effort when winning off 95 at Ballinrobe in May and followed up with a career best chase success; not as good over hurdles since though and might find this trip on the sharp side.

7/1

18/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: -82356 BF

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Modest record over hurdles but placed few times over fences; decent Flat run last time but has to rebound from a poor chase run previously.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

8

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 180y

15:32 Clonmel

Takarengo

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

1-26 record over hurdles; fair placed form over fences this season gives him claims of sorts but likely to find a couple too good.

8/1

5th

1

26th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 100y

12:45 Punchestown

Takarengo

11st 13lb

J: Mr C Mullins

T: Thomas Mullins

1-25 record over hurdles is an ongoing negative; fair placed form over fences lately, in defiance of his tendency to make mistakes; made little impression over hurdles at Cheltenham nine days ago.

10/1

8

17th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 3

13:10 Cheltenham

Takarengo

11st 7lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

Did well to remain competitive in his recent handicap chases at Galway (2m6f) considering the mistakes he made; seems more effective over hurdles but he's hard to win with (1-24 in this discipline).

20/1

Form: 5-4653 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Course bumper winner is yet to win in 7 chase starts but not a bad effort last time at Ballinrobe in first-time cheekpieces; needs a bit more.

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Verdict Starting price

12th

7

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 219y

12:15 Thurles

Slige Dala

11st 11lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Patrick T Foley

Bumper winner and dual hurdles winner; 0-10 chasing, one of his better efforts when fourth in 2m6f Galway handicap in September; pulled up at Clonmel in October; did not jump well when last of eight finishers here last time Toofareastiswest second then.

16/1

8th

3

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 0y

13:15 Thurles

Slige Dala

11st 12lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Patrick T Foley

Bumper winner and dual hurdles winner is 0-9 chasing, one of his better efforts when fourth in 2m6f Galway handicap in September; pulled up at Clonmel five weeks ago; fair chance of making the frame if restored to form.

10/1

0

1

26th Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 156y

16:55 Clonmel

Slige Dala

12st 0lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Patrick T Foley

Bumper winner and dual hurdles winner is 0-8 chasing, one of his better efforts when fourth in 2m6f Galway handicap on latest; drops in grade and not one to rule out.

11/2

11/4

Form: -04311

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

Won soft ground handicap chases at Roscommon and Killarney over similar trips to this; handles good ground too and, though is 8lb higher, should be a big player.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

0

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

Form: /488-0

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Hasn't won over fences for nearly 3 years and last two starts have been poor, so isn't easy to fancy.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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0

6

24th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 50y

13:00 Fairyhouse

Deadheat

11st 4lb

J: Mr N McParlan

T: S McParlan

Four of his six wins were gained in France early in his career; stayed well when winning two Irish handicap chases in 2020; lightly raced in recent seasons and has tended to struggle; appears held by Solomon Lane on running at Punchestown in October.

33/1

OUR TIP

Form: FPF3P-

Last run: 136 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 122

Form & Verdict

Dual hurdle winner has run well at times over fences for former yard but has been inconsistent and has failed to finish on four occasions; needs to jump better.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 135y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Carrig Sam

10st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Peter Croke

midfield, lost position and towards rear after 3rd, dropped to rear halfway

16/1

7th

1

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 111y

18:45 Galway

Carrig Sam

11st 13lb

J: Mr J Dunne

T: Gavin Cromwell

in touch with leaders, mistake and bumped 3rd, soon dropped to rear, brief headway after 3 out, no extra before 2 out

7/1

15

28th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 0y

16:15 Punchestown

Carrig Sam

10st 3lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: A L T Moore

Dual winner over hurdles; reassuring that he managed to complete the course last time after three consecutive failures in that respect; 2lb out of the handicap; others have stronger claims.

16/1

Form: 03533-

Last run: 143 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Four-time hurdle winner ran her best race over fences when last seen at Kilbeggan in April; can go well after a break, so of some interest.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

5

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 91y

18:37 Ballinrobe

Rebel Early

11st 6lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: W J Burke

led, headed but prominent after 4 out, not fluent 3 out, mistake 2 out, soon weakened

10/1

9th

5

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:58 Cork

Rebel Early

11st 12lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: W J Burke

Hasn't beaten a rival in five of her last six starts but did finish a head runner-up in her completed start (a C&D handicap hurdle on similar ground); risky proposition but has the ability.

20/1

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Payout
Exacta €558.00
Straight Forecast €445.30
Tricast €1201.20
Trifecta €2213.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Takarengo

The Irish Sun:

Norwigi

SPOTLIGHT:

Iridescent

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Rebel Early

POSTDATA:

Takarengo