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15:25 Clonmel

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Prior Park Service Station Clonmel Handicap Chase

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  • 2m 4f 96y
  • 10 runners
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Prior Park Service Station Clonmel Handicap Chase

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

OUR TIP

Form: 38/807 D

Last run: 39 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Three wins between May and August in 2021; missed last year and has failed to find his form again since his return in August; best on good ground or with some ease.

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

7th

6

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 0y

13:15 Thurles

Black Samurai

10st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Sean Aherne

Three wins in 2021; missed last year and has taken a while to find anything like his best form again since his return in August; positive display at Punchestown two weeks ago, led until making a bad mistake two out, just lost second place behind an easy winner.

11/2

3rd

3

16th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 157y

12:20 Punchestown

Black Samurai

11st 10lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: Sean Aherne

led, bad mistake and headed 2 out, no extra and lost second final 110yds

16/1

1

9th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 96y

15:25 Clonmel

Black Samurai

12st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Sean Aherne

Three wins between May and August in 2021; missed last year and has failed to find his form again since his return in August; best on good ground or with some ease.

20/1

Form: 34-P64

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Distant third in a maiden hurdle at Thurles last season; limited chasing experience but last month's Tramore fourth on only his second attempt provides some encouragement.

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Verdict Starting price

2

9th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 96y

15:25 Clonmel

Mastermacblack

11st 13lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: P Corkery

Distant third in a maiden hurdle at Thurles last season; limited chasing experience but last month's Tramore fourth on only his second attempt provides some encouragement.

10/1

4th

3

12th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 5f 150y

16:55 Tramore

Mastermacblack

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: P Corkery

Showed some ability in maiden hurdles, including here; well beaten on chasing debut at Killarney and plenty to find.

20/1

Form: P2P1P-

Last run: 206 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Beat the frustrating Fox Le Bel at Wexford in March; far from reliable (pulled up in three of her last five races) yet hard to ignore given that she handles heavy ground.

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

1st

6

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

16:20 Limerick

Aodhan May

11st 5lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

travelled strongly, in touch with leaders, prominent from 8th, joined leader after 3 out, challenging on outer 2 out, ridden before last, ran on to lead towards finish

4/1

2nd

8

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 70y

16:33 Cork

Aodhan May

10st 9lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Arrives bidding for four-timer and her latest success came in deep contest for the grade at Navan earlier this month; shaped like she would relish the step back up in trip and may be hard to beat, despite 11lb higher mark.

2/1

Form: 703-80

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Creditable third in a 23-runner handicap hurdle at Naas in March; weak overall form but may do better over fences; has youth on his side.

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

13th

6

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 180y

16:50 Naas

Everystep Oftheway

11st 10lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

Maiden; placed in 2m3f handicap here a year ago; chasing lately, favourite when fourth in Punchestown handicap latest; first try at 3m.

7/1

4th

7

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 146y

15:05 Punchestown

Everystep Oftheway

11st 4lb

J: James Duggan

T: Oliver McKiernan

Now 0-10 under rules, good run in handicap hurdle last season on soft but has struggled in handicap chases so far.

13/2

Form: 92P1-5 D

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Second in a handicap chase at Tramore in January; hurdles winner over 2m5f at Limerick in March; may have needed last month's run in a handicap hurdle at Killarney; 6lb lower here than as hurdler; leading contender.

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

10th

8

25th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:25 Naas

Kings Halo

10st 11lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: James Daniel Dullea

prominent

4/1

1st

7

28th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:00 Naas

Kings Halo

10st 1lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: James Daniel Dullea

made all, soon clear with one other, reduced lead before 2 out, clear going best approaching last, pushed out and went further clear run-in, easily

2/1

2nd

7

31st Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 173y

13:15 Punchestown

Kings Halo

10st 5lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: James Daniel Dullea

Better chaser than hurdler, atoning for narrow Clonmel defeat last month by landing 2m6f Tramore handicap later same month despite not really handling the track; 8lb rise seems plenty but still respected.

4/1

Form: 69B6-

Last run: 517 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

In a top stable; very hard to make a case for him; poor chase form after showing next to nothing in points; off for 17 months.

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

5

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

Class 2

15:35 Uttoxeter

Evies Vladimir

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Consistent in Irish handicap chases (2m4f-2m5f; soft or heavy) since returning from a long absence and ran right up to his best last time at Naas; getting high in the weights but has left a strong impression that stepping up to this trip could enable him to deliver another personal best; has worn cheekpieces in his last three starts.

9/4

3rd

6

25th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:25 Naas

Evies Vladimir

10st 13lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

led, headed but pressed leader 4th

9/2

1st

5

7th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 65y

14:00 Fairyhouse

Evies Vladimir

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

travelled strongly, prominent, briefly led 1st, in touch with leaders when mistake 2nd, disputed lead before 4th, led 5th, faced challenge but going okay 2 out, went clear when jumped right last, stayed on, easily

5/2

Form: 0P6-1P D

Last run: 142 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Point winner just over a year ago; inconsistent in a busy spell last season; long-priced 10l winner of a Limerick handicap chase in May; pulled up over a longer trip at Wexford in June and absent since.

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

5th

11

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Legacy Of Dreams

10st 11lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

soon led, faced challenges 3 out, headed when not fluent 2 out, soon weakened

16/1

13th

16

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Legacy Of Dreams

10st 0lb

J: Conor Owens

T: P J Rothwell

Winning chaser, recorded a long-priced handicap success at Limerick last May; 0-10 over hurdles, well beaten over this trip at Punchestown last time.

16/1

7th

14

21st Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 41y

16:25 Punchestown

Legacy Of Dreams

10st 13lb

J: Conor Owens

T: P J Rothwell

Winning chaser, recorded a long-priced handicap success at Limerick last May; 0-9 over hurdles, well beaten off higher chase mark at Clonmel in November.

14/1

Form: -77720 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner at this venue early last season; improved from chase debut at Ballinrobe when 13l second in a handicap chase here last month; disappointing run over hurdles at Sligo 13 days ago.

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

Form: 670408

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Point winner, no chasing experience, two poor runs over hurdles since Gowran fourth; new headgear combination

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

9

9th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 96y

15:25 Clonmel

Inchidaly Robin

11st 1lb

J: Mr A Burke-Ott

T: Alexander Ott

Point winner, no chasing experience, two poor runs over hurdles since Gowran fourth; new headgear combination

20/1

8th

6

27th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:35 Sligo

Inchidaly Robin

11st 7lb

J: Mr A Burke-Ott

T: Alexander Ott

Point winner; remote fourth at Gowran offered some encouragement; not as good at Punchestown on latest.

16/1

13th

16

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:10 Punchestown

Inchidaly Robin

11st 2lb

J: Mr A Burke-Ott

T: Alexander Ott

in touch with leaders

14/1

Form: -57F2P

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 5lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

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.

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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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Kings Halo

POSTDATA:

Go Battle

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Legacy Of Dreams

The Irish Sun:

Kings Halo