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Goffs Thyestes Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

  • Prize money: £51304.35
  • 3m 1f 0y
  • 18 runners
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Goffs Thyestes Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £18.90
  • Place: £4.00

Form: 410-9P C

Last run: 67 days

W: 11st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 144

Form & Verdict

Made all to win a 2m4f beginners' chase here last season with Macs Charm second; appeared not to stay when well-supported (10-1) for the Grand National; low-key return in the Kerry National; only 8-1 for the Troytown, pulled up after a weary jump two out.

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1st

7

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Aint That A Shame

11st 3lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Made all to win a 2m4f beginners' chase here last season with Macs Charm second; appeared not to stay when well-supported (10-1) for the Grand National; low-key return in the Kerry National; only 8-1 for the Troytown, pulled up after a weary jump two out.

10/1

0

6

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:30 Navan

Aint That A Shame

11st 2lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Made all to win a Gowran beginners' last term with Macs Charm runner-up (won next time) and he shaped like he didn't stay when well-punted for the National; low-key return in the Kerry National but there's a suspicion he's on a good mark and a return to testing conditions is in his favour.

10/1

9th

6

20th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:25 Listowel

Aint That A Shame

11st 3lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Ran well in two big 3m handicaps last season, beaten only a head in the Munster National and fourth in the Paddy Power at Leopardstown's Christmas fixture; made all for easy Gowran win when sights lowered in March; 10-1 chance in Grand National, dropped right away from three out.

8/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 1FP5-2 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 141

Form & Verdict

Signed off last season below par, perhaps having lost his confidence following a fall at Punchestown; made a solid start to life in handicap company when second in the Tim Duggan Memorial at Limerick last month; stamina not guaranteed but Paul Townend gives him a vote of confidence.

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2nd

10

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Glengouly

11st 0lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Signed off last season below par, perhaps having lost his confidence following a fall at Punchestown; made a solid start to life in handicap company when second in the Tim Duggan Memorial at Limerick last month; stamina not guaranteed but Paul Townend gives him a vote of confidence.

7/1

2nd

1

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 100y

14:40 Limerick

Glengouly

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

chased clear leader, headway and pressed leader after 3 out, led before 2 out, soon faced challenge, headed approaching last, kept on, no match for winner

12/1

5th

5

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 2f 0y

14:30 Thurles

Glengouly

11st 1lb

J: Jack Foley

T: W P Mullins

led, headed and raced in second 2nd, led again before 4th, headed before 6th, weakened quickly from 2 out

10/1

11/2

  • Place: £2.00

Form: U16-27

Last run: 47 days

W: 10st 11lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 138

Form & Verdict

Won an Irish-dominated Kim Muir at Cheltenham last March (Dunboyne back in fourth, Royal Thief sixth) before finishing a remote sixth in the Irish Grand National; should be fully primed for this following two runs over hurdles.

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3rd

13

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Angels Dawn

10st 11lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

Won an Irish-dominated Kim Muir at Cheltenham last March (Dunboyne back in fourth, Royal Thief sixth) before finishing a remote sixth in the Irish Grand National; should be fully primed for this following two runs over hurdles.

11/2

7th

17

9th Dec 2023

Soft

3m 1f 50y

13:42 Navan

Angels Dawn

10st 2lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

Better known as a chaser, winning the 3m2f Kim Muir at Cheltenham last season; was a 31l runner-up on return over hurdles at Clonmel but should strip fitter today and is of interest off this attractive mark.

7/1

2nd

8

9th Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

13:40 Clonmel

Angels Dawn

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

Much higher-rated chaser, putting up her best performance when winning the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir chase at Cheltenham; this her first run over hurdles since April 2022 but is well-treated, so has to be respected.

6/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 5P/745

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 132

Form & Verdict

Useful winning performances at Naas and Navan as a novice handicapper three seasons ago; missed all of last season; has run over hurdles three times this term, showing signs of a possible return to form.

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5th

6

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 3f 6y

14:35 Punchestown

Stormy Judge

11st 0lb

J: J J Slevin

T: P A Fahy

prominent, in touch with leaders after 10th

13/2

4th

16

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Stormy Judge

10st 5lb

J: Richard Condon

T: P A Fahy

Useful winning performances at Naas and Navan as a novice handicapper three seasons ago; missed all of last season; has run over hurdles three times this term, showing signs of a possible return to form.

8/1

5th

13

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Stormy Judge

11st 9lb

J: Richard Condon

T: P A Fahy

held up in rear, not fluent 2nd

12/1

33/1

Form: 221-PP C

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 141

Form & Verdict

Second to Ain't That A Shame over 2m4f here last March; won a 3m Fairyhouse handicap last Easter; pulled up on both starts this season, the Troytown at Navan and the Paddy Power at Leopardstown.

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5th

11

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Macs Charm

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C A Murphy

Second to Ain't That A Shame over 2m4f here last March; won a 3m Fairyhouse handicap last Easter; pulled up on both starts this season, the Troytown at Navan and the Paddy Power at Leopardstown.

33/1

0

14

27th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 100y

15:00 Leopardstown

Macs Charm

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C A Murphy

in touch with leaders, weakened 3 out (usual 4 out), pulled up approaching last

20/1

0

9

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:30 Navan

Macs Charm

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C A Murphy

Beaten 6l by Ain't That A Shame in a Gowran beginners' before getting off the mark over fences in a Fairyhouse handicap; won going away and a 6lb rise is fine; should be involved if ready on return.

12/1

Form: 7-5F87 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 1lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 142

Form & Verdict

Sole chase win came for Noel Meade in the 2022 Leinster National at Naas; beaten a short head by Real Steel in last season's Paddy Power at Leopardstown; four runs for his current yard since returning in November offer minimal encouragement.

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6th

8

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Diol Ker

11st 1lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gordon Elliott

Sole chase win came for Noel Meade in the 2022 Leinster National at Naas; beaten a short head by Real Steel in last season's Paddy Power at Leopardstown; four runs for his current yard since returning in November offer minimal encouragement.

33/1

7th

10

27th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 100y

15:00 Leopardstown

Diol Ker

11st 8lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear, not fluent 3rd, headway into midfield 6th, in touch with leaders 9th, weakened after 2 out (usual 3 out)

25/1

8th

1

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

3m 5f 130y

12:55 Fairyhouse

Diol Ker

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

pushed along in rear early, midfield after 3rd, headway and in touch with leaders 15th, mistake 17th, weakened from 3 out

20/1

Form: 4259-2 BF

Last run: 47 days

W: 10st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 133

Form & Verdict

Grade 3 novice hurdle winner at Clonmel two seasons ago; stays 3m well; failed to convince as a novice chaser last season, but made a pleasing handicap debut when 9l second over an extended 2m4f at Navan.

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7th

15

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Shantreusse

10st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Grade 3 novice hurdle winner at Clonmel two seasons ago; stays 3m well; failed to convince as a novice chaser last season, but made a pleasing handicap debut when 9l second over an extended 2m4f at Navan.

10/1

2nd

7

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 100y

14:17 Navan

Shantreusse

10st 8lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

midfield

10/1

9th

2

20th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 110y

15:55 Navan

Shantreusse

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Grade 3 hurdle winner this time last year over 3m on heavy; has run well in defeat over fences this term although latest C&D effort was below best; cheekpieces on now for handicap debut; others look better handicapped.

8/1

Form: 241P-7 D

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 7lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 148

Form & Verdict

Twice placed in the Grand National; pulled up in last season's edition when competing off 167; all three Aintree bids have been prefaced by a win at Graded level, last season at Navan; was entitled to need the run in a handicap at the same venue last month; should be sharper now; 148 mark gives the veteran a fair chance.

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6th

1

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 3f 6y

14:35 Punchestown

Any Second Now

11st 12lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: T M Walsh

held up in rear, niggled along briefly after 10th

25/1

8th

4

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Any Second Now

11st 7lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: T M Walsh

Twice placed in the Grand National; pulled up in last season's edition when competing off 167; all three Aintree bids have been prefaced by a win at Graded level, last season at Navan; was entitled to need the run in a handicap at the same venue last month; should be sharper now; 148 mark gives the veteran a fair chance.

10/1

7th

1

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 100y

14:17 Navan

Any Second Now

11st 12lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: T M Walsh

towards rear, jumped left and bumped rival 4th

8/1

Form: 6-3754

Last run: 53 days

W: 10st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 139

Form & Verdict

Not quite good enough but fairly consistent in big handicaps; seventh behind Gevrey in the Munster National, fifth in the Troytown, fourth behind Street Value in Porterstown at Fairyhouse; needs to find extra.

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10th

3

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 3f 6y

14:35 Punchestown

Frontal Assault

11st 6lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Fairly consistent in big handicaps without being quite good enough; seventh in the Munster National, fifth in the Troytown, fourth behind Street Value in the Porterstown at Fairyhouse; not at best when last of nine finishers in the Thyestes.

20/1

9th

12

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Frontal Assault

10st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Gordon Elliott

Not quite good enough but fairly consistent in big handicaps; seventh behind Gevrey in the Munster National, fifth in the Troytown, fourth behind Street Value in Porterstown at Fairyhouse; needs to find extra.

16/1

4th

4

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

3m 5f 130y

12:55 Fairyhouse

Frontal Assault

11st 6lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, headway and prominent after 6th, briefly led 3 out, no extra approaching last

12/1

Form: 133-44

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 153

Form & Verdict

Former Grade 2 novice hurdle winner; twice placed in Grade 1s novice chases last season, third in the Brown Advisory at Cheltenham and third in the Mildmay Novices' at Aintree; cheekpieces now tried after two low-key performances this season; handicap debut.

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0

1

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Bronn

11st 12lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: W P Mullins

Former Grade 2 novice hurdle winner; twice placed in Grade 1s novice chases last season, third in the Brown Advisory at Cheltenham and third in the Mildmay Novices' at Aintree; cheekpieces now tried after two low-key performances this season; handicap debut.

12/1

4th

3

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 170y

14:15 Tramore

Bronn

11st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: W P Mullins

raced in second, lost second 7th, not fluent 11th, lost touch after 3 out, lost third before 2 out

100/30

4th

2

17th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

14:00 Wexford

Bronn

11st 0lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Won Grade 2 novice hurdle at Fairyhouse at the main expense of Churchstonewarrior; novice chase form ties in with last Saturday by Down Royal winner Gerri Colombe who finished in front of him three times; best effort when third in the Brown Advisory at Cheltenham; made mistakes when soundly beaten in third at Aintree; gets 5lb from Churchstonewarrior.

11/10

Form: U1U-95 CD

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 152

Form & Verdict

Best known for winning this race in 2022; won 3m2f Down Royal conditions chase last March; unseated at Canal Turn on first circuit of the National; low-key return over hurdles at Punchestown in November; a long way below his best at Tramore.

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0

2

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Longhouse Poet

11st 11lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Martin Brassil

raced wide, midfield, bad mistake and dropped to rear 7th, reminder and struggling after 8th, detached after 9th, pulled up before 10th

14/1

5th

5

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 170y

14:15 Tramore

Longhouse Poet

11st 0lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Martin Brassil

in touch with leaders, not fluent 3rd, lost ground and towards rear 10th, headway 11th, weakened quickly from 3 out

8/1

9th

1

26th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 100y

15:00 Punchestown

Longhouse Poet

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Martin Brassil

Best known for winning the 2022 Thyestes Chase, though won a 2m4f conditions hurdles at Limerick last December; confirmed his stamina with a 3m2f Down Royal chase win; unseated at Canal Turn on first circuit in the Grand National; 20-1, pulled up in this race last year on seasonal debut.

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 51P-1P D

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 9lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 150

Form & Verdict

Effectively mixes hurdling with chasing; won the Leinster National at Naas last March and won the Brown Lad Hurdle at the same on seasonal debut, capitalising on a mark 22lb below his chase rating; hurdling technique deserted him at Navan last time; visored now.

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0

3

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Espanito Bello

11st 9lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

Effectively mixes hurdling with chasing; won the Leinster National at Naas last March and won the Brown Lad Hurdle at the same on seasonal debut, capitalising on a mark 22lb below his chase rating; hurdling technique deserted him at Navan last time; visored now.

14/1

0

5

9th Dec 2023

Soft

3m 1f 50y

13:42 Navan

Espanito Bello

11st 7lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

Effectively mixes hurdling with chasing; won the Leinster National at Naas in March and won the Brown Lad Hurdle there on return last time off a favourable mark; 9lb higher today but still 13lb below his chase mark so respected.

11/2

1st

9

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 200y

14:00 Naas

Espanito Bello

10st 10lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

midfield, headway from 3 out, went third approaching last, ridden and ran on well to lead final 110yds, kept on well

10/1

Form: 2-3P1P

Last run: 67 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 146

Form & Verdict

Second to I Am Maximus in last year's Irish Grand National; won the Munster National at Limerick in October, but failed to complete his two races on either side of that, the Kerry National and the Troytown.

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0

5

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Gevrey

11st 5lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Second to I Am Maximus in last year's Irish Grand National; won the Munster National at Limerick in October, but failed to complete his two races on either side of that, the Kerry National and the Troytown.

25/1

0

5

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:30 Navan

Gevrey

11st 3lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gordon Elliott

Second in last year's Irish National; stayed on best to land last month's Munster National; handles heavy ground but this looks tougher and an 8lb rise may be enough to anchor him.

8/1

1st

8

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:15 Limerick

Gevrey

10st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gordon Elliott

Winner of three races over fences; creditable staying-on fourth in the Magners Plate at Cheltenham; put up a career-best when a gallant second to I Am Maximus in the Irish Grand National, 1 1/2l in front of Defi Bleu; had a run over hurdles at Kilbeggan in August; 13-2 in Kerry National, pulled up after a bad mistake three out.

10/1

Form: 1465/P

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 4lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 145

Form & Verdict

Sole chase win gained in 2021 Munster National at Limerick; fifth behind Longhouse Poet in this race two years ago; did not appear again until pulled up when 66-1 chance for the Paddy Power at Leopardstown last month; up against it.

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0

6

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Ontheropes

11st 4lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

Sole chase win gained in 2021 Munster National at Limerick; fifth behind Longhouse Poet in this race two years ago; did not appear again until pulled up when 66-1 chance for the Paddy Power at Leopardstown last month; up against it.

16/1

0

7

27th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 100y

15:00 Leopardstown

Ontheropes

11st 10lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

never better than midfield, towards rear 3 out (usual 4 out), pulled up approaching last

25/1

3

15th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

3m 5f 201y

Class 1

17:30 Cheltenham

Ontheropes

11st 6lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: W P Mullins

Returned from a lengthy absence to win the 3m Munster National at Limerick (3m, soft) in October; never in serious contention when 30l fourth in the Ladbrokes Trophy at Newbury and made inroads all too late when respectable fifth in first-time cheekpieces (retained today) for good 3m1f handicap at Gowran Park on latest outing; tongue-tie is added; has to be well worth a go at marathon trip but others have more convincing claims.

Form: 74B/3B

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 142

Form & Verdict

Emerged from 18 month absence to finish second in a point-to-point in October before fine third in Troytown Chase under a positive ride; brought down at the fifth when one of the main fancies for the Paddy Power at Leopardstown; could make his presence felt.

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0

9

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Fakir Dalene

11st 1lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Emerged from 18 month absence to finish second in a point-to-point in October before fine third in Troytown Chase under a positive ride; brought down at the fifth when one of the main fancies for the Paddy Power at Leopardstown; could make his presence felt.

10/1

0

12

27th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 100y

15:00 Leopardstown

Fakir Dalene

11st 5lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, brought down 5th

14/1

3rd

14

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:30 Navan

Fakir Dalene

10st 11lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Gordon Elliott

Second in a point last month but not seen under rules since end of 2021-22 season; probably best watched from this sort of mark.

33/1

Form: P24P-4 C

Last run: 67 days

W: 10st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 138

Form & Verdict

Beat Street Value in a 2m4f handicap here in November 2022 and beaten only a short head by Carefully Selected in this event 12 months ago.; could manage only fourth behind Angels Dawn when Irish raiders filled the first seven places in the Kim Muir; pulled up in the Grand National; big chance now with improvement likely from Troytown fourth.

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2

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 3f 6y

14:35 Punchestown

Dunboyne

11st 6lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gordon Elliott

Beaten only a short head in last season's Thyestes; fourth in the Kim Muir. pulled up in the Grand National; started the season brightly with Troytown fourth; ran well for a long way in the Thyestes but weakened in the straight and was pulled up before the last; Jack Kennedy deserts him for Where It All Began.

7/1

0

14

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Dunboyne

10st 11lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Beat Street Value in a 2m4f handicap here in November 2022 and beaten only a short head by Carefully Selected in this event 12 months ago.; could manage only fourth behind Angels Dawn when Irish raiders filled the first seven places in the Kim Muir; pulled up in the Grand National; big chance now with improvement likely from Troytown fourth.

6/1

4th

18

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:30 Navan

Dunboyne

10st 9lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Didn't run much of a race in the National when last seen but the ground was probably on the quick side for him; this test looks more up his street but tough ask without a prep run and mark looks fair at best.

20/1

Form: F-3P13 C

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 132

Form & Verdict

Failed to complete on his final start in 2022 and in three of his first four starts in 2023; came good again in emphatic style with victory in the 3m5f Porterstown Chase at Fairyhouse early last month; not a bad effort in defeat over a shorter trip at Cork last time.

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7

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 3f 6y

14:35 Punchestown

Street Value

11st 0lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: J P Flavin

Failed to complete on his final start in 2022 and three of his first four starts in 2023; came good again in emphatic style with victory in the 3m5f Porterstown Chase at Fairyhouse in December; fair third over a shorter trip at Cork; 9-1 in the Thyestes, made a couple of mistakes and was pulled up before three out; cheekpiece on now as well as usual tongue-tie.

12/1

0

17

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Street Value

10st 5lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: J P Flavin

Failed to complete on his final start in 2022 and in three of his first four starts in 2023; came good again in emphatic style with victory in the 3m5f Porterstown Chase at Fairyhouse early last month; not a bad effort in defeat over a shorter trip at Cork last time.

14/1

3rd

1

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:07 Cork

Street Value

12st 0lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: J P Flavin

Failed to complete on his final start in 2022 and in three of his first four starts in 2023; came good again in emphatic style with victory in the 3m5f Porterstown Chase at Fairyhouse early last month; also effective over this trip, won this race off 115 in 2022, now 17lb higher.

3/1

Form: 16-88F D

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict

Twice a winner for Henry de Bromhead, notably 2m6f Punchestown handicap last season; hard to make a case for him on current form; remote eighth in the Troytown, fell at the first when 50-1 for the Paddy Power.

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

0

18

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 0y

14:50 Gowran Park

Royal Thief

10st 3lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Gordon Elliott

Twice a winner for Henry de Bromhead, notably 2m6f Punchestown handicap last season; hard to make a case for him on current form; remote eighth in the Troytown, fell at the first when 50-1 for the Paddy Power.

33/1

0

28

27th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 100y

15:00 Leopardstown

Royal Thief

10st 7lb

J: Baptiste Le Clerc

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear, fell 1st

66/1

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Where It All Began

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Payout
Exacta €1957.00
Straight Forecast €1048.20
Tricast €6780.30
Trifecta €14692.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Dunboyne

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Bronn

POSTDATA:

Glengouly

The Irish Sun:

Dunboyne