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16:20 Cork

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Qifa Financial Planners Rated Novice Chase

  • Prize money: £6004.42
  • 2m 1f 140y
  • 8 runners
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Qifa Financial Planners Rated Novice Chase

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.60
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 504-P8

Last run: 65 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Maiden has been placed numerous times over hurdles and made a decent chasing debut at Kilbeggan; however, was poor back there since and at Wexford, so major questions now.

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7

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 57y

12:50 Thurles

Time Marches On

11st 5lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: J Motherway

Placed three; times over hurdles; off the mark over fences at fourth attempt under a much-improved round of jumping in 2m2f Cork novice in October; form looks solid and opening handicap mark seems fair.

7/2

9/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 258421 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Dual hurdle winner got off the mark over fences in a Sligo novices' handicap last time over a similar trip to this; penalised 6lb but is generally consistent and likely to give another decent showing.

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6th

11

(11)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Clever Currency

9st 3lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Paul W Flynn

Dual purpose sort ran a fine race over 1m4f here in November; good hurdle run lately at Leopardstown; front-runner should make a bold bid.

5/1

2nd

1

3rd Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:25 Leopardstown

Clever Currency

12st 0lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Paul W Flynn

led, clear before halfway, reduced lead before 2 out, headed approaching last, kept on but no match for winner

12/1

7th

5

10th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 175y

15:05 Naas

Clever Currency

11st 9lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Paul W Flynn

Went close in a handicap hurdle in September before beating Tempo Chapter Two in a chase at Sligo later in the month; well beaten in a handicap hurdle at Thurles last time (Whiskeywealth fell); others preferred.

8/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 1- C

Last run: 188 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dual point' winner easily took a maiden hunter chase over 3m at this track on rules debut in April; this is tougher and takes a significant drop in trip; penalised 6lb but top rider is aboard.

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1

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 1f 100y

19:20 Limerick

Dundaniel

12st 0lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Michael G Kennedy

Dual point winner and hunter chase winner last season; quite consistent in handicap chases, though no improvement since Thurles second last November; disputing third when brought down to out at this venue last time.

9/2

Form: 4433-F BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in sole point' start and has been in the frame on all five maiden hurdle outings up to 2m7f; took a heavy fall when favourite for a Sligo novice last time but looks a contender if none the worse for that.

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7th

4

16th Dec 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 68y

12:30 Fairyhouse

Potters Party

11st 5lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

midfield, not fluent 8th, towards rear after 3 out, weakened before 2 out

5/1

1st

5

7th Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 107y

12:28 Fairyhouse

Potters Party

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

in touch with leaders early, midfield in chasing group halfway, headway after 4 out, went second after 3 out, led when mistake 2 out, soon clear and ridden, slow jump and not fluent last, ran on

5/1

Form: 7060

Last run: 3 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Twice placed in points'; a glimpse of ability in three hurdles and one chase but will have to improve plenty to take this.

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5th

8

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:05 Down Royal

Squire Ohara

10st 9lb

J: Daniel King

T: A J Martin

Finished third in both points starts; just a glimpse of ability in six starts between hurdles and fences; tongue-tie on for handicap debut after a break; worth a market check.

14/1

0

8

11th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:20 Gowran Park

Squire Ohara

11st 12lb

J: A P Heskin

T: A J Martin

towards rear of midfield, not fluent 4th, not fluent towards rear 7th

16/1

Form: P1/4F-

Last run: 506 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won a Limerick maiden hurdle in 2022 and was running a big race on second chase start when falling at the same track; would have a chance if at his best but has been away a long time.

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8th

10

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

2m 5f 132y

14:10 Thurles

Toofareastiswest

10st 11lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: A M O’Grady

Won over this trip over hurdles but seemed to really appreciate the 3m1f trip when winning a handicap chase here last month; up 7lb and obviously comes here in form but one or two others preferred.

12/1

1st

4

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 219y

12:15 Thurles

Toofareastiswest

11st 13lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: A M O’Grady

In contention when falling two out in a beginners' event at Limerick in May 2022; missed over a year, has recently begun to find his form again; fifth over 2m2f here on penultimate start; better when chasing home the favourite over 2m6f here on latest.

11/2

2nd

4

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 0y

13:15 Thurles

Toofareastiswest

11st 9lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: A M O’Grady

prominent, pressed leader after 2 out (usual 4 out), led narrowly on near side of group home turn, ridden when headed but kept on after last

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: /650-2

Last run: 134 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Dual hurdle winner in 2021 returned after a long absence this year; best of three chase starts when 2nd at Tramore in June, last start; a shout but best form seems to be on good ground.

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3

15th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 1f 140y

16:20 Cork

Butterflyvespiere

11st 6lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Peter Fahey

Dual hurdle winner in 2021 returned after a long absence this year; best of three chase starts when 2nd at Tramore in June, last start; a shout but best form seems to be on good ground.

7/2

2nd

1

3rd Jun 2023

Good

1m 7f 100y

17:30 Tramore

Butterflyvespiere

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Peter Fahey

raced in second, shaken up and outpaced before 2 out

10/1

Form: 215/0-

Last run: 458 days

W: 11st 6lb

9 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won twice over hurdles in 2021 but has only run once since November that year; probably best watched on return/chasing debut.

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4

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 82y

16:05 Clonmel

Mc Alpine

11st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Dual hurdles winner on better ground; 0-5 chasing, twice a casualty including latest; others preferred.

16/1

0

4

27th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 1f 65y

13:05 Fairyhouse

Mc Alpine

11st 8lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Has run only six times since winning a handicap hurdle at Cheltenham in November 2021; unseated at fourth on chase debut in Cork and had shown little since; tailed off last time in a Thurles event in which Battle Of Ridgeway was second; up against it.

20/1

7th

3

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 57y

12:50 Thurles

Mc Alpine

11st 10lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Has run only five times since winning a handicap hurdle at Cheltenham two years ago; unseated at fourth on chase debut in Cork event won by Time Marches On; struggled at Fairyhouse, along with Neveradullmoment who finished in front of him at Wexford a month ago.

20/1

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Payout
Exacta €233.00
Straight Forecast €293.70
Trifecta €1624.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Potters Party

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Butterflyvespiere

The Irish Sun:

Potters Party

POSTDATA:

Butterflyvespiere