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Donohue Marquees Cross Country Chase

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  • 3m 0f 90y
  • 11 runners
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Donohue Marquees Cross Country Chase

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

6/1 (Won)

Form: 8P1P3U D

Last run: 2 days

W: 12st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 149

Form & Verdict

Went very close in last season's Kim Muir; disappointed in this year's Ultima, but has performed well in two other Cheltenham appearances, winning in January and third in a 3m2f handicap just over a fortnight ago; bumped by a loose horse and unseated before five out in the La Touche.

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1st

2

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

Stumptown

12st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Went very close in last season's Kim Muir; disappointed in this year's Ultima, but has performed well in two other Cheltenham appearances, winning in January and third in a 3m2f handicap just over a fortnight ago; bumped by a loose horse and unseated before five out in the La Touche.

6/1

2

2nd May 2024

Yielding

4m 1f 11y

16:50 Punchestown

Stumptown

12st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Went very close in last season's Kim Muir; disappointed in this year's Ultima, but has performed well in two other Cheltenham appearances, winning in January and third in a 3m2f handicap just over a fortnight ago; rated 10lb inferior to Coko Beach but capable of a big run if taking to this track.

100/30

3rd

1

17th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 2f 0y

Class 2

16:25 Cheltenham

Stumptown

12st 2lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Disappointed at the Cheltenham Festival last month but his win here (3m1f, heavy) on New Year's Day was a very good performance and he'll be fine on today's faster ground; major player if back on song.

9/2

Form: 633344

Last run: 2 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Third in cross-country events at Cheltenham in December and behind Coko Beach here in February, beaten 17l; officially rated 34lb behind stablemate Stumptown; around 30l behind third-placed Coko Beach when fourth in the La Touche.

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2nd

13

4th May 2024

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3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

Fameaftertheglory

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Third in cross-country events at Cheltenham in December and behind Coko Beach here in February, beaten 17l; officially rated 34lb behind stablemate Stumptown; around 30l behind third-placed Coko Beach when fourth in the La Touche.

20/1

4th

11

2nd May 2024

Yielding

4m 1f 11y

16:50 Punchestown

Fameaftertheglory

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

in touch with leaders, not fluent 1st, lost position after 16th, soon dropped to rear

12/1

4th

1

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 116y

19:40 Bellewstown

Fameaftertheglory

12st 0lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

led, not fluent 6th, headway and in touch with leaders halfway, headed and lost two places after 3 out, weakened run-in

12/1

10/1

Form: 263825

Last run: 62 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 127

Form & Verdict

Winless still over fences; good run when third in a Listed handicap chase at Navan in December; 6l runner-up to Coko Beach here in February; fair fifth back in handicap company at Leopardstown.

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3rd

14

4th May 2024

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3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

Genois

11st 7lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: E Bolger

Winless still over fences; good run when third in a Listed handicap chase at Navan in December; 6l runner-up to Coko Beach here in February; fair fifth back in handicap company at Leopardstown.

10/1

5th

7

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 107y

16:00 Leopardstown

Genois

11st 1lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: E Bolger

Winless still over fences; good run when third in a Listed handicap chase at Navan in December; runner-up over banks at Punchestown last month; acts on the ground and each-way chance.

7/1

2nd

6

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 130y

13:20 Punchestown

Genois

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: E Bolger

midfield, headway 5 out, went second 2 out, soon ridden, kept on but no match for winner

14/1

Form: -57P65

Last run: 2 days

W: 11st 7lb

10 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Smart staying handicap chaser at his best, third in the Irish Grand National and the Leopardstown Paddy Power in 2021; a long time since he has prospered; needs to step up on what he has shown cross-country so far; remote fifth behind Singing Banjo here on Thursday.

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4th

12

4th May 2024

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3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

Enjoy Dallen

11st 7lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Smart staying handicap chaser at his best, third in the Irish Grand National and the Leopardstown Paddy Power in 2021; a long time since he has prospered; needs to step up on what he has shown cross-country so far; remote fifth behind Singing Banjo here on Thursday.

14/1

5th

10

2nd May 2024

Yielding

4m 1f 11y

16:50 Punchestown

Enjoy Dallen

11st 7lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Smart staying handicap chaser at his best, third in the Irish Grand National and the Leopardstown Paddy Power in 2021; a long time since he has prospered; needs to step up on what he has shown cross-country so far; well held by Coko Beach, Birchdale and Fameaftertheglory.

16/1

6th

4

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 130y

13:20 Punchestown

Enjoy Dallen

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ciaran Murphy

Smart staying handicap chaser at his best, third in the Irish Grand National and the Paddy Power 2021; a long time since he has prospered; needs to step up on what he has shown cross-country so far; finished behind Vital Island here in November, and held by Fameaftertheglory on Cheltenham running.

14/1

Form: U-95PP C

Last run: 48 days

W: 12st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 145

Form & Verdict

Three chase wins include 2022 Thyestes and Down Royal conditions race last year (beating Roi Mage); yet to hit form this campaign, pulled up halfway after bad mistake in Thyestes; again failed to complete at Down Royal (Roi Mage second).

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5th

4

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

Longhouse Poet

12st 3lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Martin Brassil

Three chase wins include 2022 Thyestes and Down Royal conditions race last year (beating Roi Mage); yet to hit form this campaign, pulled up halfway after bad mistake in Thyestes; again failed to complete at Down Royal (Roi Mage second).

12/1

5

17th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 2f 50y

15:27 Down Royal

Longhouse Poet

11st 0lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Martin Brassil

pressed leaders early, disputing second after 4th, lost position and pushed along from 9th, not fluent 11th, lost touch 12th, tailed off when pulled up after 3 out

9/2

OUR TIP

Form: 1P314P C

Last run: 21 days

W: 12st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 147

Form & Verdict

4-29 over fences, including Midlands National at Kilbeggan last summer and a Cheltenham cross-country race (3m5f, good to soft) last November, having failed to compete on two earlier attempts at that course; finished third behind Delta Work over C&D in November 2022; struggling a long way from home in the Grand National.

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3

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

Foxy Jacks

12st 3lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: M F Morris

4-29 over fences, including Midlands National at Kilbeggan last summer and a Cheltenham cross-country race (3m5f, good to soft) last November, having failed to compete on two earlier attempts at that course; finished third behind Delta Work over C&D in November 2022; struggling a long way from home in the Grand National.

9/2

12

13th Apr 2024

Soft

4m 2f 74y

Class 1

16:00 Aintree

Foxy Jacks

11st 4lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: M F Morris

Best of his runs on heavy was his win in a maiden hurdle in 2020; fell in the 2022 Topham over these fences; won a Cheltenham cross-country race (3m5f, good to soft) in November, having come a cropper on two earlier attempts at that course, but this 8lb higher mark seems to demand another major career best.

40/1

Form: /9/6/U

Last run: 2 days

W: 11st 7lb

13 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Almost seven years since he last won on the track and has been off for a year; pulled up on his last two starts in points following second to Vital Island at Lingstown; a six-time winner in points, including three in a row April/May 2022; leading when unseating at the 20th in the La Touche.

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8

4th May 2024

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3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

A Rated

11st 7lb

J: Mr F P Murphy

T: Liam Kenny

Almost seven years since he last won on the track and has been off for a year; pulled up on his last two starts in points following second to Vital Island at Lingstown; a six-time winner in points, including three in a row April/May 2022; leading when unseating at the 20th in the La Touche.

66/1

7

2nd May 2024

Yielding

4m 1f 11y

16:50 Punchestown

A Rated

11st 7lb

J: Mr F P Murphy

T: Liam Kenny

didn't jump with fluency, in touch with leaders early, led before 5th, led narrowly when mistake and unseated 20th

33/1

Form: 5P/83- C

Last run: 440 days

W: 11st 7lb

13 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Veteran has run four times over this course, best effort when third early last year (Singing Banjo second); pulled up at Lisronagh in March on first run in over a year.

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9

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

Artic Pearl

11st 7lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Martin Brassil

Veteran has run four times over this course, best effort when third early last year (Singing Banjo second); pulled up at Lisronagh in March on first run in over a year.

50/1

3rd

12

19th Feb 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 1f 0y

13:10 Punchestown

Artic Pearl

11st 4lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Martin Brassil

took keen hold, led, headed but prominent 4th, ridden and pressed leaders after 2 out, kept on well run-in, no match for first two

66/1

8th

10

20th Nov 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 180y

11:45 Punchestown

Artic Pearl

11st 4lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Martin Brassil

in touch with leaders, went second before 16th

25/1

Form: 42-80P

Last run: 2 days

W: 11st 7lb

13 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Two very respectable efforts in cross-country races here last season, fourth behind Vital Island in this event and second to Subset two days later; tailed off in the race won by Birchdale here in November; pulled up on Thursday.

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10

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

Blast Of Koeman

11st 7lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Peter Maher

Two very respectable efforts in cross-country races here last season, fourth behind Vital Island in this event and second to Subset two days later; tailed off in the race won by Birchdale here in November; pulled up on Thursday.

66/1

8

2nd May 2024

Yielding

4m 1f 11y

16:50 Punchestown

Blast Of Koeman

11st 7lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Peter Maher

Two very respectable efforts in cross-country races here last season, fourth behind Vital Island in this event and second to Subset two days later; tailed off in the race won by Birchdale here in November; has warmed up for this with a hurdles run.

33/1

10th

7

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 180y

16:15 Naas

Blast Of Koeman

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Peter Maher

Some promising efforts in cross country races last season; tailed off sole start this term in a cross country; poor record fresh (off 130 days) and others preferred.

40/1

Form: 02721P D BF

Last run: 62 days

W: 11st 7lb

12 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ex-Willie Mullins; eight wins, the most recent when bolting up in three-runner 3m hurdle at Clonmel last December; has left Mullins since a disappointing run over a shorter trip at Leopardstown in March.

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11

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

Cash Back

11st 7lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Ex-Willie Mullins; eight wins, the most recent when bolting up in three-runner 3m hurdle at Clonmel last December; has left Mullins since a disappointing run over a shorter trip at Leopardstown in March.

12/1

2

3rd Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 72y

14:50 Leopardstown

Cash Back

11st 7lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

raced in second, lost second before 5th, lost third after 3 out, weakened quickly before 2 out

7/2

10th

4

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 189y

17:10 Punchestown

Cash Back

12st 3lb

J: Adam Connolly

T: W P Mullins

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5/2

Form: 66U/51 CD

Last run: 4 days

W: 11st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Castletown-Geoghegan winner last month; previously fourth behind De Nordener, Transprint and Three By Two over the banks at Lingstown; jumped well for Georgie Benson when making all to win the Ladies' Cup on Tuesday, with Three By Two back in fourth; first reserve.

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17

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

Knockiel Synge

11st 12lb

J: Miss Georgie Benson

T: Peter John Flood

Castletown-Geoghegan winner last month; previously fourth behind De Nordener, Transprint and Three By Two over the banks at Lingstown; jumped well for Georgie Benson when making all to win the Ladies' Cup on Tuesday, with Three By Two back in fourth; first reserve.

1st

9

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

Knockiel Synge

11st 7lb

J: Miss Georgie Benson

T: Peter John Flood

Recent Castletown-Geoghegan winner; previously fourth behind De Nordener, Transprint and Three By Two over the banks at Lingstown.

14/1

5th

8

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 130y

13:20 Punchestown

Knockiel Synge

11st 4lb

J: Miss Georgie Benson

T: Peter John Flood

Only one win in points (from 20 starts) but placed 11 times; limited racecourse experience and none over fences; unlikely to feature in a race of this quality.

100/1

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Non-runners

Coko Beach, Roi Mage, Vital Island, Subset, Singing Banjo, Three By Two, De Nordener, Transprint

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Payout
Straight Forecast €474.40
Tricast €1700.80

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Coko Beach

The Irish Sun:

Foxy Jacks

SPOTLIGHT:

Roi Mage

TOPSPEED:

Coko Beach

POSTDATA:

Coko Beach