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Brandon Hotel Beginners Chase

  • Prize money: £7309.73
  • 2m 6f 0y
  • 9 runners
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Brandon Hotel Beginners Chase

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.40
  • Place: £1.30

Form: /7P-2U

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Useful hurdler is rated 132 in that sphere but has been pulled-up on two of last four starts; has the ability to go well if his jumping holds up; has won a point' which can help.

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6th

6

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:40 Cork

Power Of Pause

11st 0lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Former point winner and useful 132-rated hurdler, though pulled up in two of his last three races in that sphere; made an encouraging start over fences when making almost all to beat the error-prone favourite Genois at Listowel; will need to raise his game to win here.

5/1

1st

7

20th Sep 2023

Good

2m 6f 0y

17:00 Listowel

Power Of Pause

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Useful hurdler is rated 132 in that sphere but has been pulled-up on two of last four starts; has the ability to go well if his jumping holds up; has won a point' which can help.

3/1

0

7

5th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 108y

14:30 Galway

Power Of Pause

11st 2lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Off the track for two years and gradually coming back to form; stayed on well to be runner-up in a competitive Ballinrobe handicap in May; should be spot on for this.

8/1

7/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: /2365-

Last run: 234 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 128

Form & Verdict

Useful hurdle winner showed up well on first two chase starts but didn't go on since; made some mistakes when last seen at Naas in January; needs best form on comeback.

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3rd

14

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

Genois

11st 7lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: E Bolger

Winless still over fences; good run when third in a Listed handicap chase at Navan in December; 6l runner-up to Coko Beach here in February; fair fifth back in handicap company at Leopardstown.

10/1

5th

7

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 107y

16:00 Leopardstown

Genois

11st 1lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: E Bolger

Winless still over fences; good run when third in a Listed handicap chase at Navan in December; runner-up over banks at Punchestown last month; acts on the ground and each-way chance.

7/1

2nd

6

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 130y

13:20 Punchestown

Genois

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: E Bolger

midfield, headway 5 out, went second 2 out, soon ridden, kept on but no match for winner

14/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 14/3-1

Last run: 137 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

UK bumper winner for Paul Nicholls in January 2021; came back from a long absence for this yard when 3rd in a Fairyhouse maiden hurdle before winning one at Cork over 3m1f in May; quickly sent over hurdles and of interest.

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3rd

13

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 104y

16:15 Punchestown

Gold Bullion

10st 0lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Maiden hurdle winner last term and made an encouraging start to life over fences when third (beaten 6l) in a beginners' at Listowel in September; two subsequent runs were in races won by high-profile horses (Klassical Dream and Intense Raffles) interesting sort for in-form stable.

8/1

5th

1

13th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 175y

15:07 Fairyhouse

Gold Bullion

12st 0lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

soon pressed leader, lost second and weakened before 2 out

2/1

3rd

5

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 0y

12:10 Thurles

Gold Bullion

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

raced in third, steadied 3 out, slow jump and lost touch 2 out, no match for first two

7/2

Form: 1-3232 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Fine efforts in defeat all four chase starts even though broke blood vessels two starts ago at Kilbeggan; better at Killarney last time even though he jumped to the right at times; will be unhelpful if he does that again today but is capable of going close.

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4th

11

20th Sep 2023

Good

2m 6f 0y

17:00 Listowel

The Friday Man

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Fine efforts in defeat all four chase starts even though broke blood vessels two starts ago at Kilbeggan; better at Killarney last time even though he jumped to the right at times; will be unhelpful if he does that again today but is capable of going close.

7/4

2nd

5

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

17:53 Killarney

The Friday Man

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

jumped right on occasions, raced in second, slow jump 5th

11/4

3rd

11

14th Jul 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:20 Kilbeggan

The Friday Man

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Won his fourth race over hurdles when scoring at Cheltenham on comeback in April; has acquitted himself well in two beginners' chases since, at Down Royal (2m4f) and Limerick (2m7f); looks likely to stay this trip and looks his powerful yard's first-string.

6/4

Form: 00-316

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Handicap hurdle winner at Wexford ran respectably on chasing debut at the same track; will be of more interest h'caps down the line.

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3rd

13

12th May 2024

Good

3m 2f 0y

16:30 Killarney

Midnight Our Fred

10st 4lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: J P Flavin

Is 0-5 over fences but has finished second at Cheltenham on all three handicap starts, the latest over 3m4f last month when finishing well clear of the third; was reported to have lost a shoe, so perhaps the run can be upgraded a little; won a 3m handicap hurdle at Wexford last May; suited by good ground; could go well.

5/1

2nd

5

17th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 4f 21y

Class 3

15:15 Cheltenham

Midnight Our Fred

11st 11lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: J P Flavin

0-4 over fences but was creditable second of 19 on Old course here (3m1f, good) in October and probably bettered that performance when second on this course (3m1f, soft) in December; tries a new trip today; can make his presence felt again.

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Placed in two points' and faces a very tough task on rules debut, so can only be watched.

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7

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Soldier Of Honour

11st 2lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Poor at Down Royal last time having been good third there in January; closely matched with Made In The Woods on Limerick running behind He Fitz In; quite unexposed so may be capable of better.

12/1

12th

7

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Soldier Of Honour

11st 6lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

in touch with leaders, mistake and lost ground 4 out, weakened before 3 out, dropped to rear when jumped badly right last

14/1

4th

5

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 120y

16:40 Limerick

Soldier Of Honour

10st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

midfield, no impression when left in modest fourth 2 out, kept on

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: /6P0-7 D

Last run: 118 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 125

Form & Verdict

Decent hurdle winner ran well on chasing debut last season behind Gerri Colombe but was well below that twice since and has questions to answer after a break.

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Verdict Starting price

14th

1

28th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 116y

15:45 Naas

Freedom To Dream

11st 12lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: Peter Fahey

midfield

20/1

11th

5

26th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 100y

15:00 Punchestown

Freedom To Dream

10st 11lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Peter Fahey

Useful staying novice hurdler two seasons ago; seems to have lost his way, failing to adapt well to chasing; ran poorly on his only handicap hurdle attempt last season; hard to fancy.

20/1

0

1

20th Sep 2023

Good

2m 6f 0y

17:00 Listowel

Freedom To Dream

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Peter Fahey

Decent hurdle winner ran well on chasing debut last season behind Gerri Colombe but was well below that twice since and has questions to answer after a break.

7/1

Form: P799-

Last run: 156 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Little to show for in maiden hurdles and can't be fancied.

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9th

7

26th Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 125y

15:45 Clonmel

Longhouse Star

11st 8lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: S Curling

raced wide, prominent early, in touch with leaders when bad mistake and lost ground 5th, soon towards rear, mistake 4 out, no impression after 3 out

16/1

0

11

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 50y

15:40 Clonmel

Longhouse Star

11st 2lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

Placed in points but poor in maiden hurdles and was 100-1 when pulled up over fences last week at Listowel.

20/1

0

4

20th Sep 2023

Good

2m 6f 0y

17:00 Listowel

Longhouse Star

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

Little to show for in maiden hurdles and can't be fancied.

100/1

Form: /74-53

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Maiden in all spheres, though only had six runs; has been soundly beaten both chase starts; yard second-string.

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0

9

20th Sep 2023

Good

2m 6f 0y

17:00 Listowel

Sky Sprinter

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

Maiden in all spheres, though only had six runs; has been soundly beaten both chase starts; yard second-string.

25/1

3rd

4

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

17:53 Killarney

Sky Sprinter

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

didn't always jump with fluency, raced in third, mistake 4 out

12/1

5th

9

14th Jul 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Sky Sprinter

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

A modest level of ability in three bumpers and a maiden hurdle; back from a year off making chasing debut and has a lot to find.

12/1

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Payout
Exacta €130.00
Straight Forecast €124.00
Trifecta €458.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

The Friday Man

The Irish Sun:

Gold Bullion

RP RATINGS (IRE):

The Friday Man

TOPSPEED:

The Friday Man

POSTDATA:

The Friday Man