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17:40 Sligo

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Cleveragh Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 3m 1f 182y
  • 9 runners
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Cleveragh Handicap Chase

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.00
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 994394

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 13lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

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.

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

0

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

12/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 585065 CD

Last run: 5 days

W: 10st 10lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Winner of seven of his 37 hurdling starts, chase record is modest in comparison (2-38); won over hurdles at Ballinrobe in July, no closer than fifth in his chase starts since then; tailed off last of five finishers in a handicap hurdle at Listowel last week.

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

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

33/1

  • Place: £5.90

Form: 7/PP89

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 0lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Unplaced all 16 starts; has shown nothing in four outings over fences this year after a long absence; tongue-tie on now.

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

10th

16

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Justakeg

11st 1lb

J: G B Noonan

T: V T O’Brien

Placed for the first time on his 17th start, finishing a remote third in a handicap chase at Sligo last August; the stable traditionally does well with old horses, but hard to make a case for him otherwise.

33/1

3rd

12

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 182y

17:40 Sligo

Justakeg

10st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: V T O’Brien

Unplaced all 16 starts; has shown nothing in four outings over fences this year after a long absence; tongue-tie on now.

33/1

Form: -50P49

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

22-race maiden; remote ninth over hurdles at Kilbeggan last time, previously 38l fourth in a chase at the same venue.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

2

23rd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 1f 152y

Class 5

14:45 Plumpton

Highland Sting

10st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

didn't jump with fluency, always behind, lost touch back straight, tailed off

11/4

4th

9

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 182y

17:40 Sligo

Highland Sting

10st 11lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Patrick Ryan

22-race maiden; remote ninth over hurdles at Kilbeggan last time, previously 38l fourth in a chase at the same venue.

16/1

9th

5

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:47 Kilbeggan

Highland Sting

11st 7lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

towards rear

10/1

Form: -005F8

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 13lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

0-18 over hurdles, placed only once, hard to fancy on chase debut at the age of nine; the only slight positive is that her best hurdles run was when third in a handicap at this venue two seasons ago.

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

5th

7

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 182y

17:40 Sligo

Howsthewoman

10st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: John G Carr

0-18 over hurdles, placed only once, hard to fancy on chase debut at the age of nine; the only slight positive is that her best hurdles run was when third in a handicap at this venue two seasons ago.

25/1

8th

15

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 37y

19:10 Bellewstown

Howsthewoman

10st 13lb

J: A P Heskin

T: John G Carr

midfield

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 9F-097 C

Last run: 12 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Rated 136 at his peak for Noel Meade in 2019; now down to a modest 95; ran well over the banks course at Knockanard in February, but has otherwise struggled this year, including in handicaps on his last three outings.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

0

1

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 182y

17:40 Sligo

The Red Menace

12st 0lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Ciaran Murphy

soon led on inner, led narrowly when fell 4 out

14/1

7th

6

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 7f 110y

17:10 Downpatrick

The Red Menace

11st 8lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

raced lazily at times, prominent early, dropped to midfield when pushed along briefly 4th, in rear before 9th

25/1

Form: 0-0064

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Point winner; modest maiden over hurdles; first of two chase attempts at Kilbeggan (in race won by the subsequent Kerry National winner Desertmore House) was better than the more recent one.

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

0

9

27th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 2f 0y

13:40 Fairyhouse

Finding Freedom

10st 2lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Point winner; poor maiden over hurdles; no encouragement from his form in beginners' chases; tailed off at this venue in his first handicap; pulled up at Thurles in first-time blinkers which are now replaced with cheekpieces.

33/1

Form: 07-P41

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Long-priced winner of 3m Kilbeggan novice hurdle last summer; fourth over the same course and trip behind today's rival Cathys Quest on his return from a break; came good again when a game winner of a handicap hurdle at Navan 11 days ago; clearly in good form, but his three attempts over fences have been poor.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

22

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

He Fitz In

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: D E Fitzgerald

Limerick winner three starts ago on heavy; 12lb out of the handicap; very hard to fancy despite the merit of rider's 5lb claim.

33/1

4th

4

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

He Fitz In

11st 9lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: D E Fitzgerald

Out again quickly after poor run at Down Royal; had three of these rivals behind when winning previous start over 3m at Limerick and he was pretty consistent prior to that so may well bounce back.

8/1

Form: 0PP7P9

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 10lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

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.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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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

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Non-runners

Cathys Quest, Skol, Steps Match

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €455.00
Straight Forecast €332.60
Tricast €6273.90
Trifecta €3676.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Cathys Quest

POSTDATA:

Steps Match

The Irish Sun:

Cathys Quest