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15:20 Fairyhouse

Heavy

BoyleSports Mares Handicap Chase (Listed Race)

  • Prize money: £23086.96
  • 2m 5f 120y
  • 8 runners
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BoyleSports Mares Handicap Chase (Listed Race)

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £22.20
  • Place: £4.80

Form: 16452P D

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 0lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Bounced back to form when runner-up at Punchestown two starts ago but pulled up at Gowran since and 4lb wrong for this assignment.

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

1st

7

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Ardera Ru

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Eoin Doyle

held up in rear, in touch with leaders when jumped slightly left 7th

16/1

9

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:35 Gowran Park

Ardera Ru

10st 6lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Eoin Doyle

Progressive over hurdles last season and returned in October to win over fences at Thurles (2m5f); best run since on latest when staying on second to a well-backed winner in 2m5f Punchestown handicap hurdle last month; one to consider.

13/2

2nd

2

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 67y

14:35 Punchestown

Ardera Ru

11st 13lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Eoin Doyle

Progressive over hurdles last season, winning at Tramore and Gowran in testing conditions and this term returned in October to win over fences at Thurles; didn't seem to get home in lady riders handicap hurdle latest but not one to rule out here with regular rider back aboard.

9/1

11/4

  • Place: £1.50

Form: -62345 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 140

Form & Verdict

Paid the price for a pace battle in the Mares' Chase at Cheltenham and doesn't look well treated on this season's form but a repeat of her career best over C&D last season would put in her in the mix.

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

2nd

1

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Instit

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Paid the price for a pace battle in the Mares' Chase at Cheltenham and doesn't look well treated on this season's form but a repeat of her career best over C&D last season would put in her in the mix.

11/4

5th

6

15th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 127y

Class 1

16:50 Cheltenham

Instit

11st 2lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Beat a subdued Allegorie De Vassy at Fairyhouse (2m5f, soft) last April but has not been the equal of her stablemate in three runs this winter, over 2m4f, 2m5f and 2m (all on heavy), nor of Riviere D'etel at Fairyhouse in January; major turnaround is needed.

40/1

4th

4

10th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:40 Naas

Instit

11st 0lb

J: A P Heskin

T: W P Mullins

Two Fairyhouse wins last season, including when beating a below-par Allegorie De Vassy in a Listed chase; however, was no match for that rival on return at Clonmel; remote third behind Riviere D'Etel and Allegorie De Vassy at Fairyhouse.

12/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 307P-2 C

Last run: 125 days

W: 10st 10lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 124

Form & Verdict

Hasn't won for over two years but encouraging seasonal return when beaten roughly 1l at Punchestown in November; slight concern she hasn't been seen since; down in trip with cheekpieces on after 125-day absence.

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Verdict Starting price

3rd

5

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Western Zara

10st 10lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Paul Nolan

Hasn't won for over two years but encouraging seasonal return when beaten roughly 1l at Punchestown in November; slight concern she hasn't been seen since; down in trip with cheekpieces on after 125-day absence.

5/1

2nd

5

26th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 100y

12:45 Punchestown

Western Zara

11st 10lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

prominent

14/1

Form: 4-3P38 CD

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 130

Form & Verdict

Tailed off in the Grand National trial at Punchestown when last seen; good run when beaten 1l in a mares' handicap chase at that venue on her penultimate start; others may be on better marks but can give a good account back down in trip.

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

4th

4

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Must Be Obeyed

11st 2lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

mounted in chute, raced wide, led narrowly or disputed lead early, raced in second from 3rd, lost second but prominent after 6th, went second again after 11th, led again 12th

6/1

8th

8

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 3f 6y

14:35 Punchestown

Must Be Obeyed

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

soon led, jumped slightly left 7th, mistake 5 out, joined 3 out

14/1

3rd

2

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 24y

13:50 Punchestown

Must Be Obeyed

11st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

mounted in chute, led, faced challenges and joined before last, headed from last, no extra towards finish, lost second final strides

6/1

Form: 332412

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 121

Form & Verdict

Has looked progressive of late, winning six-runner mares' handicap chase at Navan by a wide margin before chasing home odds on favourite, Tactical Move, in a Grade 3 novice at Naas since; looks like a big player from the same mark.

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

5th

6

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Jumping Jet

10st 7lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Has looked progressive of late, winning six-runner mares' handicap chase at Navan by a wide margin before chasing home odds on favourite, Tactical Move, in a Grade 3 novice at Naas since; looks like a big player from the same mark.

5/2

2nd

4

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

16:02 Naas

Jumping Jet

10st 7lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent, went second after 5th, led after 7th, pressed winner when headed 4 out, ridden after last, kept on

8/1

1st

1

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 90y

16:58 Navan

Jumping Jet

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

raced wide, prominent, joined leaders after 9th, disputed lead from 5 out

9/4

Form: 2-2814 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Won mares' handicap chase at Punchestown last month; failed to build on that at Leopardstown since; tough ask here from 6lb out of the weights.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

8

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Lars Lass

10st 0lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Tom Dreaper

Won mares' handicap chase at Punchestown last month; failed to build on that at Leopardstown since; tough ask here from 6lb out of the weights.

20/1

4th

3

4th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 107y

17:05 Leopardstown

Lars Lass

12st 2lb

J: Mr R James

T: Tom Dreaper

Narrow winner at Punchestown last time from 7lb out of the handicap over 2m6f; off a 3lb higher mark today but she is an improving mare, so respected.

9/4

1st

6

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 24y

13:50 Punchestown

Lars Lass

10st 0lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: J T R Dreaper

held up in last but in touch with leaders, headway after 3 out, went second after 2 out, disputed lead and ridden when not fluent last, led and kept on well from last, just did enough

20/1

Form: 123137 C

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Filly

OR: 137

Form & Verdict

Won a Grade 2 mares' novice at Thurles in January but no match for Marsh Wren back there a month later and beaten 25l in the Mares' at Cheltenham since; acts on this ground but needs career best to defy this mark.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

2

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Harmonya Maker

11st 9lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Gordon Elliott

didn't jump with fluency, soon disputed lead, led from 3rd, mistake and headed 12th

10/1

7th

3

15th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 127y

Class 1

16:50 Cheltenham

Harmonya Maker

11st 5lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

All wins on heavy and soft ground, the latest in a Grade 2 over 2m4f at Thurles in January; lesser effort behind Marsh Wren (who was receiving 10lb) there since, though, and she would be getting weight from a few of these rivals in a handicap.

33/1

3rd

1

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 6f 16y

14:23 Thurles

Harmonya Maker

11st 5lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent, went second from 4th, mistake 5th, challenging on outer after 2 out, no extra when lost second and jumped slightly right last, weakened run-in

11/10

OUR TIP

Form: 1F-2BP

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 134

Form & Verdict

Career best on this season's return when narrowly denied by Birdes Hill and that form was boosted by the runner-up but brought down at Limerick over Christmas and pulled up in the Grand National trial at Punchestown since; may bounce back over this sort of trip and can't be ruled out.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Queen Jane

11st 6lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Career best on this season's return when narrowly denied by Birdes Hill and that form was boosted by the runner-up but brought down at Limerick over Christmas and pulled up in the Grand National trial at Punchestown since; may bounce back over this sort of trip and can't be ruled out.

6/1

5

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 3f 6y

14:35 Punchestown

Queen Jane

11st 2lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Progressive last winter before falling at this venue on her final start; good seasonal debut when going close in a 2m4f mares' handicap chase at Fairyhouse early in December; brought down four out at Limerick.

14/1

0

3

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 100y

14:40 Limerick

Queen Jane

11st 9lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

held up in rear, mistake 1st, brought down 4 out

5/1

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Payout
Exacta €1129.00
Straight Forecast €807.70
Tricast €5937.80
Trifecta €10937.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Jumping Jet

The Irish Sun:

Queen Jane

TOPSPEED:

Western Zara

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Jumping Jet

POSTDATA:

Jumping Jet