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Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £6787.61
  • 2m 1f 0y
  • 10 runners
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Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Chase

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £4.90
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 4-1275 D

Last run: 38 days

W: 10st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

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.

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

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

13/2

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 49-P63 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Versatile performer has won in all disciplines; second in this last year and back to form when third at Tramore; prominent racer has each-way claims.

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

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

10/1

  • Place: £5.70

Form: 80668- C

Last run: 218 days

W: 11st 7lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Won claiming hurdle here last summer; latecomer to chasing held so far in this discipline although his handicap debut sixth at Naas was respectable; seven months off.

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

8th

10

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 57y

12:50 Thurles

Ardamir

10st 8lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: P J Rothwell

All five wins have come over hurdles but has managed useful form in defeat over fences this term; finished in front of his shorter-priced stablemate Ricky Langford (also runs here) when second at Killarney in October; tongue-tie tried when unplaced over C&D, left off now.

10/1

6th

9

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 91y

12:45 Thurles

Ardamir

11st 5lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

All five wins have come over hurdles but he's been running well in defeat over fences this term; form of his latest second boosted with the winner going close subsequently; should be involved if he takes to the first-time tongue-tie.

6/1

Form: P-3PPP C

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Won hurdle here a few years ago and wide-margin chase winner at Tipperary last summer; third back there in May; nothing since and 3lb wrong.

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

12th

14

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Limerick

Fly De Megaudais

10st 13lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Michael J McDonagh

Three-time winner was a decent fourth over C&D but was below that at Thurles since and has to rebound.

18/1

12th

14

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 13y

14:40 Thurles

Fly De Megaudais

10st 13lb

J: Mr A P Ryan

T: Michael J McDonagh

Mixes chasing and hurdling; first hurdle outing since last year when fair fourth at Limerick but he's well exposed.

12/1

Form: 523242

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Strong traveller finds little off the bridle; string of creditable efforts in defeat this year but is finding a first chase win elusive; reeled in up the hill at Downpatrick, easier finish here will help but more rain won't.

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

5th

4

2nd Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 145y

Class 5

14:35 Catterick

Berliet Express

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

Ex-Irish; ran encouragingly at Market Rasen (2m1f, good to soft) on third start for new stable; now 0-22 as a chaser but has possibilities off current mark with Brian Hughes up.

7/2

3rd

3

9th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

15:45 Market Rasen

Berliet Express

10st 13lb

J: Toby Wynne

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

towards rear, jumped right 2nd, not fluent 5th, headway from 5 out, went second before 3 out, no impression from last, lost second when no extra inside final 110yds

16/1

Form: 444546 BF

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Won hurdle in April and rated a stone lower in this discipline; unplaced favourite in three of his last four runs but only beaten 6l in 2m4f chase at Wexford last time; prefers farther but should be thereabouts and handles testing ground.

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

9th

6

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

16:25 Naas

Early Arrival

11st 10lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

Strike-rate of 1-31 sets the alarm bells ringing but he went close in a huge field over C&D 12 days ago and will surely be on the scene if he can repeat that form.

4/1

2nd

25

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 180y

16:15 Naas

Early Arrival

11st 1lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

1-30 under rules and wasn't in any sort of form when last seen; off 128 days.

100/1

Form: 430-77

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Hurdles winner trying fences for the first time; ran okay at Kilbeggan on first of two outings last month having been off since last winter; tongue-tie.

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

3rd

7

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

18:45 Clonmel

Barbaha Queen

10st 0lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: John Patrick Ryan

in touch with leaders, went third before 10th, pressed leaders 3 out

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 54-389 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 12st 0lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Three years since latest win in a Sligo handicap chase; not in great form lately although hurdling third at Roscommon in July was fair effort; blinkers tried.

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

8th

1

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

18:30 Ballinrobe

Benefit Run

12st 0lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Three years since latest win in a Sligo handicap chase; not in great form lately although hurdling third at Roscommon in July was fair effort; blinkers tried.

8/1

9th

8

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 93y

17:40 Sligo

Benefit Run

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Twice a course winner; unsurprisingly struggled from 19lb out of the handicap over fences at Galway; possible he can feature now judged on his previous third behind Presenting Lad over hurdles at Roscommon; the winner has continued to perform well and beat Listentillitellyea at Ballinrobe last time.

6/1

8th

14

6th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 54y

15:30 Galway

Benefit Run

10st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Ross O’Sullivan

prominent

33/1

Form: 3F-000

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Third in Tramore handicap on chase debut last year; fell only other chase outing and well beaten over hurdles this summer; best form on good ground; tongue-tie.

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

0

8

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

18:30 Ballinrobe

Cracklinrose

10st 5lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: John Patrick Ryan

Third in Tramore handicap on chase debut last year; fell only other chase outing and well beaten over hurdles this summer; best form on good ground; tongue-tie.

18/1

11th

14

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 37y

19:10 Bellewstown

Cracklinrose

10st 13lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: John Patrick Ryan

prominent on outer

14/1

Form: /35-57

Last run: 90 days

W: 10st 0lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Modest maiden but placed in three of her eight chases; second in this race two years ago; behind two of these when fifth at Limerick in May; not out of this under King although soft ground would be a negative; 3lb wrong.

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

8th

13

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 100y

15:00 Tramore

Go Battle

10st 8lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Philip M Byrne

Placed in four of her 12 races over fences; best form was two seasons ago; let down by her jumping on her last two outings but not without a chance on 4l second at Thurles three starts ago.

10/1

10

9th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 96y

15:25 Clonmel

Go Battle

10st 5lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Philip M Byrne

Placed in four of her 11 races over fences; best form was two seasons ago; jumped badly at Thurles last week; not without a chance on previous 4l second at that venue.

13/2

0

18

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

13:30 Thurles

Go Battle

10st 0lb

T: Philip M Byrne

4l second over longer trip here last time; still seeking a first chase win after ten attempts, runner-up on three occasions; third reserve.

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Payout
Exacta €396.00
Straight Forecast €409.90
Tricast €6816.80
Trifecta €5007.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

The Eye Of Tulla

POSTDATA:

Berliet Express

RP RATINGS (IRE):

The Eye Of Tulla

The Irish Sun:

The Eye Of Tulla