14:15 Downpatrick (NI) 13 Oct 2017

Can You Believe It's October Maiden Hurdle (4YO plus)

Winner €6,775 - 13 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

2m 2f 165y

Yielding (Good in places)

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Weighed In
No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
Timeform says (star rating)
Printouts
1
P/PP1-44
iT
Yellow & red chevrons, hooped cap (Michael O'flynn & John F O'flynn)

Celebrity Status (IRE)  15 

b g Scorpion - You're A Native (Saddlers' Hall)

5 11-12
-
5 11-12
-

Twice-raced maiden. 12/1, fourth of 17 in novice hurdle at Clonmel (16.9f, soft) 15 days ago, running on late.

Twice-raced maiden. 12/1, fourth of 17 in novice hurdle at Clonmel (16.9f, soft) 15 days ago, running on late.

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2
923539-
iT
Maroon, white star & armlet, maroon cap, white star (Gigginstown House Stud)

Isodon (FR)  168 

b g Martaline - Between You And Me (Kendor)

5 11-12
-
5 11-12
-

Modest hurdler. 16/1, respectable ninth of 18 in bumper at Punchestown (18f, good) 168 days ago. Switches from bumpers to hurdles. Yard in good form.

Modest hurdler. 16/1, respectable ninth of 18 in bumper at Punchestown (18f, good) 168 days ago. Switches from bumpers to hurdles. Yard in good form.

3
iT
White, black seams, black armlet, white cap, black spots (J Scully)

Michael James (IRE)  (29F) 

b g Baltic King - Flying Cockatoo (Flying Spur)

6 11-12 t
-
6 11-12 t
-

First run since leaving John McConnell when twelfth of 14 in handicap at Listowel (8f, heavy, 40/1) 29 days ago. Tongue strap on for 1st time in this code.

First run since leaving John McConnell when twelfth of 14 in handicap at Listowel (8f, heavy, 40/1) 29 days ago. Tongue strap on for 1st time in this code.

4
4/03
iT
Maroon, white star, white armlets, white cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

Statistical (IRE)  18 

br g Robin Des Champs - Lusty Beg (Old Vic)

5 11-12
-
5 11-12
-

Promising individual. 16/1, third of 8 in novice hurdle at Roscommon (20.2f, heavy) 18 days ago. Likely to improve.

Promising individual. 16/1, third of 8 in novice hurdle at Roscommon (20.2f, heavy) 18 days ago. Likely to improve.

5
2/
iT
Pink, light green spots, pink sleeves & cap (Mrs S Ricci)

Sympa Des Flos (FR)  758 

che g Tiger Groom - Je Te Donne

5 11-12 h1
-
5 11-12 h1
-

Promising sort. 8 lengths second of 11 to Favorito Buck's in listed newcomers race at Auteuil (17.9f, soft, 29/1). Off over 2 years. First run for yard after leaving S. Foucher. Expected to improve.

Promising sort. 8 lengths second of 11 to Favorito Buck's in listed newcomers race at Auteuil (17.9f, soft, 29/1). Off over 2 years. First run for yard after leaving S. Foucher. Expected to improve.

6
52
iT
Royal blue & white chevrons, royal blue sleeves, quartered cap (Aidan Glynn)

Chesterfield King (IRE)  18 

b g Kalanisi - Honours Graduate (Presenting)

4 11-8
-
4 11-8
-

Twice-raced maiden. 3/1, second of 6 in bumper at Roscommon (16f, heavy) 18 days ago, clear of rest. Makes hurdles debut.

Twice-raced maiden. 3/1, second of 6 in bumper at Roscommon (16f, heavy) 18 days ago, clear of rest. Makes hurdles debut.

7
5-3
iT
Emerald green & orange hooped, white cap (John P McManus)

Out Of The Loop 21 

b g Shantou - Sparron Hawk (Hawker's News)

4 11-8
-
4 11-8
-

Twice-raced maiden. Third of 9 in novice hurdle at this C&D (heavy, 11/2) 21 days ago. Should have more to offer, particularly in handicaps.

Twice-raced maiden. Third of 9 in novice hurdle at this C&D (heavy, 11/2) 21 days ago. Should have more to offer, particularly in handicaps.

8
5-F70
iT
Yellow, royal blue cross of lorraine & spots on sleeves, yellow cap (Mrs Mary Curran)

The Jam Man (IRE)  14 

br g Papal Bull - Kathy Jet (Singspiel)

4 11-8
-
4 11-8
-

Twice-raced maiden. 100/1, sixteenth of 19 in novice hurdle at Gowran (16f, heavy) 14 days ago.

Twice-raced maiden. 100/1, sixteenth of 19 in novice hurdle at Gowran (16f, heavy) 14 days ago.

9
FP-
iT
Yellow, royal blue seams, royal blue armlet, yellow cap (J J Taylor)

Afareen (IRE)  179 

br m Houmayoun - Kizmehoney (Exit To Nowhere)

6 11-5
-
6 11-5
-

Houmayoun mare. Dam third in points and ran once over hurdles/once in bumper. Failed to complete herself both starts between the Flags.

Houmayoun mare. Dam third in points and ran once over hurdles/once in bumper. Failed to complete herself both starts between the Flags.

10
90-
iT
Red & black quartered, red sleeves, black star on cap (James Guilfoyle)

Jamies Sister (IRE)  187 

b m Flemensfirth - Expensive Woman

5 11-5
-
5 11-5
-

Twice-raced maiden. 80/1, twelfth of 15 in novice hurdle at Tramore (16f, good to soft). Off 6 months.

Twice-raced maiden. 80/1, twelfth of 15 in novice hurdle at Tramore (16f, good to soft). Off 6 months.

11
75/
iT
Yellow, emerald green star & chevrons on sleeves, quartered cap (Sean F Gallagher)

Montys Angel (IRE)  796 (154F) 

b m Definite Article - Montys Bank (Montelimar)

7 11-5
-
7 11-5
-

Poor maiden on the Flat. Twice-raced maiden. Pulled up in handicap at Dundalk (12f, 66/1), outpaced from 4f out. Best watched on hurdles bow.

Poor maiden on the Flat. Twice-raced maiden. Pulled up in handicap at Dundalk (12f, 66/1), outpaced from 4f out. Best watched on hurdles bow.

12
40-07
iT
White, red stars, white sleeves, quartered cap (Joe & Susan Rose Partnership)

Scorpion Sea (IRE)  21 

b m Scorpion - Peinture Rose (Marathon)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. 66/1 and tongue strap on for 1st time, seventh of 9 in novice hurdle at this C&D (heavy) 21 days ago.

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. 66/1 and tongue strap on for 1st time, seventh of 9 in novice hurdle at this C&D (heavy) 21 days ago.

13
7542-
iT
Mauve, yellow sash, yellow cap, mauve star (Brann Cuming Gabbett Partnership)

Victoria Says (IRE)  171 

b m Shantou - Ballestra (Alflora)

5 11-5
-
5 11-5
-

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. 9/4, very good second of 6 in novice hurdle at Hexham (23.3f, good) 171 days ago.

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. 9/4, very good second of 6 in novice hurdle at Hexham (23.3f, good) 171 days ago.

14
3S-66
iT
Black, orange stars, orange star on cap (Arion Racing Club)

Wings Like Arion (IRE)  145 

b m Beneficial - Fruits De Mer (Presenting)

5 11-5
-
5 11-5
-

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. Sixth of 14 in novice hurdle (6/1) at Limerick (19f, good) on hurdles bow 145 days ago. Open to improvement.

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. Sixth of 14 in novice hurdle (6/1) at Limerick (19f, good) on hurdles bow 145 days ago. Open to improvement.

Verdict

SYMPA DES FLOS had just the one start in France when runner-up in the Prix Finot in 2015 behind Favorito Bucks and, despite a two year absence, makes his debut for the Willie Mullins team where he is expected to get off the mark. Chesterfield King looks open to improvement making his hurdling debut and has to enter calculations along with Isodon who should improve returning to hurdles.

Verdict

SYMPA DES FLOS hasn't been seen since finishing second at Auteuil over 2 years ago, yet that was a most promising first effort and, on debut for his leading handler, he can be expected to go close. Statistical and Celebrity Status can do best of the rest in a race lacking a great deal of depth.

14:50 Downpatrick (NI) 13 Oct 2017

I.n.h. Stallion Owners Ebf Maiden Hurdle (5YO plus)

Winner €8,624 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

2m 6f 110y

Yielding (Good in places)

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Weighed In
No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
Timeform says (star rating)
Printouts
1
114-223
iT
Light blue, purple stars, purple star on cap (Ms Caroline Ahearn)

Go Another One (IRE)  43 

b g Stowaway - Missusan (King's Ride)

5 11-12 t
-
5 11-12 t
-

Fair hurdler. Tongue strap on for 1st time, creditable third of 11 in novice hurdle (9/4) at Bellewstown (20.2f, good) 43 days ago.

Fair hurdler. Tongue strap on for 1st time, creditable third of 11 in novice hurdle (9/4) at Bellewstown (20.2f, good) 43 days ago.

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2
431-
iT
Maroon, white star & armlet, maroon cap, white star (Gigginstown House Stud)

Monkshood (IRE)  239 

br g Stowaway - Flirthing Around (Flemensfirth)

5 11-12
-
5 11-12
-

Promising sort. Won 9-runner bumper at Clonmel (16.2f, heavy, 9/4) on bumper debut, kept up to work. Off 7 months. Switches from bumpers to hurdles. Yard in good form. Has to be taken seriously.

Promising sort. Won 9-runner bumper at Clonmel (16.2f, heavy, 9/4) on bumper debut, kept up to work. Off 7 months. Switches from bumpers to hurdles. Yard in good form. Has to be taken seriously.

3
1
iT
Royal blue, light blue star, white sleeves, royal blue stars, white cap, royal blue star (Supreme Horse Racing Club & Ivan G Thompson)

Sois Gentil (FR)  36 

br g Montmartre - Darnaway (Pelder)

5 11-12
-
5 11-12
-

Once-raced winner in bumpers. Fairly useful winner at 16f in bumpers. Won 8-runner bumper (4/6) at Clonmel (16.5f, good) on NH debut 36 days ago, responding well. Makes hurdles debut.

Once-raced winner in bumpers. Fairly useful winner at 16f in bumpers. Won 8-runner bumper (4/6) at Clonmel (16.5f, good) on NH debut 36 days ago, responding well. Makes hurdles debut.

4
62-1575
iT
Light blue & yellow hoops, light blue sleeves, quartered cap (First Not Last Syndicate)

Ceatharlach (IRE)  15 

ch g Beneficial - Dicera (Flemensfirth)

5 11-4
-
5 11-4
-

Twice-raced maiden. Fifth of 17 in novice hurdle (28/1) at Clonmel (16.9f, soft) 15 days ago. Significantly back up in trip.

Twice-raced maiden. Fifth of 17 in novice hurdle (28/1) at Clonmel (16.9f, soft) 15 days ago. Significantly back up in trip.

5
2326-
iT
Maroon, white star, white armlets, white cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

Coeur De Beauchene (FR)  175 

br g Peer Gynt - Iris De Beauchene (Pure Hasard)

5 11-4 t
-
5 11-4 t
-

Thrice-raced maiden. 3/1, sixth of 14 in bumper at Kilbeggan (19.4f, good) 175 days ago, making effort earlier than ideal. Makes hurdles debut. Stable in good form.

Thrice-raced maiden. 3/1, sixth of 14 in bumper at Kilbeggan (19.4f, good) 175 days ago, making effort earlier than ideal. Makes hurdles debut. Stable in good form.

6
088523-
iT
White, red diamond, diabolo on sleeves, emerald green cap (Paul Sullivan)

Getaway Kid (IRE)  176 

ch g Getaway - Bambootcha (Saddlers' Hall)

5 11-4
-
5 11-4
-

Fair hurdler. 8/11, creditable third of 7 in novice hurdle at Tipperary (24f, good) 176 days ago, not ideally placed. Yard in good form.

Fair hurdler. 8/11, creditable third of 7 in novice hurdle at Tipperary (24f, good) 176 days ago, not ideally placed. Yard in good form.

7
F67-F02
iT
Emerald green & orange hooped, white cap (John P McManus)

Up For Discussion 21 

b g Kayf Tara - Queen's Banquet (Glacial Storm)

6 11-4
106
6 11-4
106

Fair hurdler. Remains a maiden after 7 hurdle runs. 1/2, creditable second of 9 in novice hurdle at this course (21.5f, heavy) 21 days ago.

Fair hurdler. Remains a maiden after 7 hurdle runs. 1/2, creditable second of 9 in novice hurdle at this course (21.5f, heavy) 21 days ago.

8
P/10-
iT
Yellow, royal blue chevron, royal blue stars on sleeves, royal blue cap (B Mannion & Brendan O'Grady)

Thisonesforollie (IRE)  179 

b m Scorpion - Toniberoli (The Bart)

5 10-11
-
5 10-11
-

Point winner. Last of 10 in bumper at Cork (16f, good, 8/1) on NH debut 179 days ago, dropping away quickly. Makes hurdles debut. First run for yard after leaving W. P. Murphy.

Point winner. Last of 10 in bumper at Cork (16f, good, 8/1) on NH debut 179 days ago, dropping away quickly. Makes hurdles debut. First run for yard after leaving W. P. Murphy.

9
P4-3257
iT
Light blue & pink chevrons, light blue sleeves, pink star on cap (R S Brookhouse)

Whispering Affair 42 

b m Black Sam Bellamy - City of Angels (Woodman)

6 10-11
101
6 10-11
101

Lightly-raced maiden. Cheekpieces on for 1st time, good seventh of 14 in handicap hurdle (25/1) at Down Royal (22f, good) 42 days ago. Others stronger.

Lightly-raced maiden. Cheekpieces on for 1st time, good seventh of 14 in handicap hurdle (25/1) at Down Royal (22f, good) 42 days ago. Others stronger.

Verdict

MONKSHOOD showed some solid form in maiden hurdles before dropping back into a bumper and winning impressively at Clonmel back in February. The son of Stowaway looks potentially open to further improvement now returning to timber. Sois Gentil also won a bumper at Clonmel but that effort came on debut in September and he looks a solid threat, while Go Another One completes the shortlist.

Verdict

SOIS GENTIL showed a most likeable attitude when making a winning bumper debut at Clonmel recently, and he looks sure to make his mark now hurdling and win more races. Monkshood has the benefit of hurdles experience and ran to a smart level when landing a bumper back in February and he rates the chief threat.

15:25 Downpatrick (NI) 13 Oct 2017

Mb Mcgrady & Co, Accountants Handicap Hurdle (80-95) (4YO plus)

Winner €6,160 - 13 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

2m 6f 110y

Yielding (Good in places)

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Weighed In
No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
Timeform says (star rating)
Printouts
1
083F
iT
Black, red sash, emerald green sleeves, yellow stars, yellow cap, emerald green stars (Well Horse Syndicate)

Barneymac (IRE)  28 

b g Whitmore's Conn - Sioux Falls (Monashee Mountain)

5 11-12 p
92
5 11-12 p
92

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. 25/1, fell in novice hurdle at Listowel (20f, heavy) 28 days ago. Cheekpieces back on. Makes handicap hurdle debut.

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. 25/1, fell in novice hurdle at Listowel (20f, heavy) 28 days ago. Cheekpieces back on. Makes handicap hurdle debut.

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2
003F06
iT
Emerald green, white star, white stars on sleeves, purple cap, white stars (Infinity Syndicate)

Celtic Monarch (IRE)  22 

b g Celtic Swing - Trim (Ela-Mana-Mou)

8 11-11 p1
91
8 11-11 p1
91

Twenty one runs since last win in 2015. 20/1, respectable sixth of 13 in handicap hurdle at Ballinrobe (20.2f, soft) 22 days ago. Cheekpieces on 1st time. Mark has fallen.

Twenty one runs since last win in 2015. 20/1, respectable sixth of 13 in handicap hurdle at Ballinrobe (20.2f, soft) 22 days ago. Cheekpieces on 1st time. Mark has fallen.

3
000563
iT
Emerald green,white sash & diamonds on slvs,emerald green & white striped cap (Mrs P Doyle)

Cottonvale (IRE)  21 

b g Touch Of Land - Shuil Le Vic

6 11-11
91
6 11-11
91

Creditable third of 12 in handicap hurdle (4/1) at this course (18.8f, heavy) 21 days ago, having hopeless task from position. Booking of Foley a plus. One to consider.

Creditable third of 12 in handicap hurdle (4/1) at this course (18.8f, heavy) 21 days ago, having hopeless task from position. Booking of Foley a plus. One to consider.

4
528017
iT
Light green, royal blue star & sleeves, light green cap (Michael J Slattery & Karl Slattery)

Uptake 20 

br g Presenting - Sparron Hawk (Hawker's News)

9 11-11 p
91
9 11-11 p
91

Latest win in hurdle at Down Royal in September. 12/1, creditable seventh of 22 in handicap hurdle at Navan (22f, soft) 20 days ago. Yard in good form.

Latest win in hurdle at Down Royal in September. 12/1, creditable seventh of 22 in handicap hurdle at Navan (22f, soft) 20 days ago. Yard in good form.

5
840411
iT
Orange, grey sleeves, blue cap (Vincent Caldwell & Mrs Kathleen Caldwell)

Poormans Hill (IRE)  16 

ch g Stowaway - Sharps Express (Presenting)

6 11-7
87
6 11-7
87

2/9, career best when winning 6-runner handicap chase at Sligo (21f, heavy) 16 days ago, driven clear. Switches from chase to hurdles. Stable in good form. Solid claims.

2/9, career best when winning 6-runner handicap chase at Sligo (21f, heavy) 16 days ago, driven clear. Switches from chase to hurdles. Stable in good form. Solid claims.

6
0-09843
iT
Red, emerald green star,emGreen slvs,black armlet,black & green quartered cap (Geoffrey Ruddock)

Megara 1 

ch g Medicean - Alicante (Pivotal)

Non Runner

Non Runner

50/1, excellent fourth of 18 in handicap hurdle at Clonmel (19.8f, good) 36 days ago. Now has to back this up. Engaged 4.45 Thurles Thursday.

50/1, excellent fourth of 18 in handicap hurdle at Clonmel (19.8f, good) 36 days ago. Now has to back this up. Engaged 4.45 Thurles Thursday.

7
993523
iT
Light blue, light blue & dark blue hooped sleeves, yellow cap (Mrs C McAlister)

Novo Dawn (IRE)  15 

b g Gamut - Curious Kate (Phardante)

8 11-5
85
8 11-5
85

Bit below form third of 8 in handicap hurdle (10/1) at Perth (23.9f, heavy) 15 days ago, finding test too much. More needed.

Bit below form third of 8 in handicap hurdle (10/1) at Perth (23.9f, heavy) 15 days ago, finding test too much. More needed.

8
40469P-
iT
Dark blue, yellow sash & sleeves, yellow star on cap (Miss A Couchman)

Quelle Belle Vie (FR)  233 

b m Khalkevi - Quelle Est Belle (Tel Quel)

7 11-5
85
7 11-5
85

C&D winner. 12/1, pulled up in handicap hurdle at Punchestown (20f, heavy), left behind from 3 out. Off 7 months. Others more persuasive.

C&D winner. 12/1, pulled up in handicap hurdle at Punchestown (20f, heavy), left behind from 3 out. Off 7 months. Others more persuasive.

9
000-60
iT
Red & white hooped, white slvs, white cap with red hoop (J C Condon)

Dry Run (IRE)  20 

ch g Getaway - Rehearsed (In The Wings)

5 11-3 t p1
83
5 11-3 t p1
83

Lightly-raced maiden. Below form fourteenth of 22 in handicap hurdle (28/1) at Navan (22f, soft) 20 days ago. Cheekpieces on 1st time. Others more persuasive.

Lightly-raced maiden. Below form fourteenth of 22 in handicap hurdle (28/1) at Navan (22f, soft) 20 days ago. Cheekpieces on 1st time. Others more persuasive.

10
97500
iT
Pink, dark blue star & sleeves, dark blue cap, pink star (Mrs Karen Sinnott)

In A Pinch (IRE)  14 

b f Scorpion - Pretty Present

4 11-0
85
4 11-0
85

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. Fourteenth of 19 in novice hurdle at Gowran (16f, heavy, 100/1) 14 days ago. Significantly up in trip. Makes handicap hurdle debut.

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. Fourteenth of 19 in novice hurdle at Gowran (16f, heavy, 100/1) 14 days ago. Significantly up in trip. Makes handicap hurdle debut.

11
0-06699
iT
Purple & white diamonds, hooped sleeves, striped cap (Mrs Bernadette Colleary)

Mystic Embarr (IRE)  6 

ch g Kutub - Storm Whistle (Toulon)

6 11-0 p
80
6 11-0 p
80

25/1, bit below form ninth of 16 in handicap hurdle at Fairyhouse (20f, good to soft) 6 days ago. Cheekpieces back on. Looks poor at this stage.

25/1, bit below form ninth of 16 in handicap hurdle at Fairyhouse (20f, good to soft) 6 days ago. Cheekpieces back on. Looks poor at this stage.

12
499F53
iT
Yellow & red diamonds (S Hunter)

Phantasmo (IRE)  10 

b g Dark Angel - Monsusu (Montjeu)

5 11-0 t
80
5 11-0 t
80

33/1, creditable third of 14 in handicap hurdle at Tipperary (24f, soft) 10 days ago. Chance if turning up in similar form.

33/1, creditable third of 14 in handicap hurdle at Tipperary (24f, soft) 10 days ago. Chance if turning up in similar form.

13
1/P9-0PP
iT
Emerald green, red diamond & chevrons on sleeves, red cap (H Beggs)

Sir Vincent (IRE)  36 

b g Norwich - Another Partner (Le Bavard)

14 11-0
80
14 11-0
80

40/1, pulled up in handicap hurdle at Clonmel (19.8f, good) 36 days ago, losing place quickly 5f out.

40/1, pulled up in handicap hurdle at Clonmel (19.8f, good) 36 days ago, losing place quickly 5f out.

14
008F3
iT
Yellow, royal blue epaulettes, royal blue armlet, check cap (John J Rushe)

Grallagh (IRE)  8 

b f Whitmore's Conn - Drewstown Lady (Phardante)

4 10-11 t p1
82
4 10-11 t p1
82

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. 8/1 and tongue strap on for 1st time, third of 11 in novice hurdle at Tramore (16f) 8 days ago, well positioned. Makes handicap hurdle debut. Each-way claims.

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. 8/1 and tongue strap on for 1st time, third of 11 in novice hurdle at Tramore (16f) 8 days ago, well positioned. Makes handicap hurdle debut. Each-way claims.

Verdict

POORMANS HILL has improved considerably on his last couple of starts over fences since switching to the Gordon Elliott yard and going handicapping. Despite the return to timber, he can prove a well handicapped individual. Grallagh posted a career best effort when third at Tramore earlier this month and can improve with first-time cheekpieces, while Cottonvale is a player on his third at the track last month.

Verdict

POORMANS HILL has shown improved form over fences recently, recording back-to-back wins, and he looks well treated on that evidence returning to hurdles here. Cottonvale and Phantasmo may prove the biggest threats.

16:00 Downpatrick (NI) 13 Oct 2017

Portman Dental Care Handicap Hurdle (80-102) (4YO plus)

Winner €6,775 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

2m 2f 165y

Yielding (Good in places)

Weather: View Course Guide

Weighed In
No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
Timeform says (star rating)
Printouts
1
693214
iT
White, purple panel, check cap (Mrs J S Bolger)

Alterno (IRE)  13 

b g Fastnet Rock - Altarejos (Vettori)

5 11-12 b
102
5 11-12 b
102

Irresolute performer. C&D winner. Latest win in hurdle here in August. Respectable fourth of 13 in handicap hurdle at Gowran (16f, heavy, 4/1) 13 days ago.

Irresolute performer. C&D winner. Latest win in hurdle here in August. Respectable fourth of 13 in handicap hurdle at Gowran (16f, heavy, 4/1) 13 days ago.

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0P4-560
iT
White & emerald green check, white sleeves, emerald green star on cap (Lee Power)

Boudry (FR)  42 

b g Crossharbour - Lavande (Iris Noir)

6 11-12 t
102
6 11-12 t
102

Tongue strap on for 1st time, eleventh of 14 in handicap hurdle at Down Royal (22f, good, 4/1) 42 days ago. Can have latest run overlooked and it's still early days with his new yard.

Tongue strap on for 1st time, eleventh of 14 in handicap hurdle at Down Royal (22f, good, 4/1) 42 days ago. Can have latest run overlooked and it's still early days with his new yard.

3
5-01230
iT
Purple, white cross sashes, white star on cap (Philip Boyd)

Better Back Bob (IRE)  20 

ch g Bob Back - Flagofconvienience (Old Vic)

11 11-9
99
11 11-9
99

Course winner. Latest win in hurdle here in July. 12/1, eighteenth of 22 in handicap hurdle at Navan (22f, soft) 20 days ago. May bounce back.

Course winner. Latest win in hurdle here in July. 12/1, eighteenth of 22 in handicap hurdle at Navan (22f, soft) 20 days ago. May bounce back.

4
422121
iT
White, royal blue stars, royal blue & white halved sleeves, white & royal blue striped cap (J J Devaney)

Tranquil Magic (IRE)  21 

b m Gold Well - Bondi Babe (Meneval)

6 11-8 t p
98
6 11-8 t p
98

9/4, career best when winning 13-runner novice chase at this course (19.2f, heavy) on debut over fences 21 days ago by 5 lengths from Persian Wind. Considered returning to hurdles.

9/4, career best when winning 13-runner novice chase at this course (19.2f, heavy) on debut over fences 21 days ago by 5 lengths from Persian Wind. Considered returning to hurdles.

5
54414
iT
Black & Red Halved, red & black striped cap (Stephen A Nolan)

Movingswiftlyalong (IRE)  22 

b m Beneficial - Supreme Woman (Lord of Appeal)

6 11-7 t
97
6 11-7 t
97

Lightly-raced winner under NH rules. Winner in hurdle at Sligo in August. Creditable fourth of 13 in handicap hurdle (7/1) at Ballinrobe (20.2f, soft) 22 days ago.

Lightly-raced winner under NH rules. Winner in hurdle at Sligo in August. Creditable fourth of 13 in handicap hurdle (7/1) at Ballinrobe (20.2f, soft) 22 days ago.

6
5210F7
iT
Grey & pink chevrons, pink cap, grey star (Real Deal Syndicate)

Ashjan 21 

b g Medicean - Violet (Mukaddamah)

4 11-4 t
94 4
4 11-4 t
94 4

Course winner. Winner in hurdle here in June. Last of 7 in novice hurdle (7/1) at this course (17.3f, heavy) 21 days ago. Others appeal more.

Course winner. Winner in hurdle here in June. Last of 7 in novice hurdle (7/1) at this course (17.3f, heavy) 21 days ago. Others appeal more.

7
56-2021
iT
Purple, yellow sash, check cap (Robert Honner)

Persian Wind (IRE)  8 

ch g Pushkin - Wind Away (Golden Tornado)

7 11-4 t p
94
7 11-4 t p
94

6/1, career best when winning 9-runner minor event chase at Tramore (16f, good to soft) 8 days ago, all out. Switches from chase to hurdles. Isn't an obvious type to follow up.

6/1, career best when winning 9-runner minor event chase at Tramore (16f, good to soft) 8 days ago, all out. Switches from chase to hurdles. Isn't an obvious type to follow up.

8
002412
iT
Black, white sash, white armlet, white cap, black stars (Addergoole More Partnership)

Oskar High (IRE)  25 

b g Mountain High - Kiwi Lass

5 11-3
93
5 11-3
93

Winner in hurdle at Killarney in August. Good second of 15 in handicap hurdle at Galway (16.5f, soft, 8/1) 25 days ago. Getting better with each recent run.

Winner in hurdle at Killarney in August. Good second of 15 in handicap hurdle at Galway (16.5f, soft, 8/1) 25 days ago. Getting better with each recent run.

9
509041
iT
Maroon, emerald green cross sashes, white sleeves, emerald green cap (Martin McLoughlin & Sean Coyne)

Charms Bracelet (IRE)  21 

g f Tamayuz - Terri's Charmer (Silver Charm)

4 11-2 b
92 4
4 11-2 b
92 4

Career best when winning 12-runner handicap hurdle at this C&D (heavy, 9/1) 21 days ago, finding extra. Every chance if reproducing similar form.

Career best when winning 12-runner handicap hurdle at this C&D (heavy, 9/1) 21 days ago, finding extra. Every chance if reproducing similar form.

10
543475
iT
Maroon, pink sleeves, white cap (John Patrick Ryan)

Kitty B (IRE)  6 

br m Golan - Midnight Pleasure (Great Palm)

8 10-11 t
87
8 10-11 t
87

50/1, fifth of 7 in novice chase at Fairyhouse (21f, good to soft) on debut over fences 6 days ago. Switches from chase to hurdles. Makes handicap hurdle debut. Others have achieved more.

50/1, fifth of 7 in novice chase at Fairyhouse (21f, good to soft) on debut over fences 6 days ago. Switches from chase to hurdles. Makes handicap hurdle debut. Others have achieved more.

Verdict

TRANQUIL MAGIC has been in excellent form over the last couple of months and made the perfect start to her chasing career at the track last month when winning by five lengths. The daughter of Gold Well returns hurdling and still looks on an upward curve. Persian Wind is one to consider but has a bit to find with the selection, while Charms Bracelet was a recent winner at the track who can find more off 6lb higher.

Verdict

CHARMS BRACELET proved a different proposition when winning at this C&D last month, and looks capable of defying a 6 lb rise in the weights. However, Oskar High, Boudry and Tranquil Magic are others to consider in a competitive handicap hurdle.

16:35 Downpatrick (NI) 13 Oct 2017

Jp Corry Building Suppliers Hurdle (4YO plus)

Winner €9,239 - 3 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

2m 2f 165y

Yielding (Good in places)

Weather: View Course Guide

Weighed In
No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
Timeform says (star rating)
Printouts
1
13207-4
iT
Royal blue & white hoops, white sleeves, white cap, royal blue stars (E Duignan & Bernard Woods)

Joey Sasa (IRE)  71 

bay g Winged Love - Brescia (Monsun)

8 11-12
138
8 11-12
138

Useful hurdler. 25/1, creditable fourth of 20 in handicap hurdle at Galway (16f, good to soft) 71 days ago, faring best of those held up. Trainer going well. Bold bid expected.

Useful hurdler. 25/1, creditable fourth of 20 in handicap hurdle at Galway (16f, good to soft) 71 days ago, faring best of those held up. Trainer going well. Bold bid expected.

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1F544-
iT
Maroon, white star & armlet, maroon cap, white star (Gigginstown House Stud)

Peace News (GER)  229 

b g Sholokhov - Peaceful Love (Dashing Blade)

5 11-12
135
5 11-12
135

Lightly-raced winner over hurdles. Winner in hurdle at Cork in November. Cheekpieces on for 1st time, 25½ lengths fourth of 7 to Forge Meadow in Gr 2 hurdle (7/1) at Naas (16f, heavy). Off 7 months.

Lightly-raced winner over hurdles. Winner in hurdle at Cork in November. Cheekpieces on for 1st time, 25½ lengths fourth of 7 to Forge Meadow in Gr 2 hurdle (7/1) at Naas (16f, heavy). Off 7 months.

3
1-44155
iT
Yellow, royal blue sash, check cap (John W Nicholson)

Fort Montagu (FR)  3 

b g Fuisse - Bahamas (Pistolet Bleu)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Fair hurdler. Latest win in hurdle at Tramore in August. 12/1, fifth of 8 in minor event hurdle at Galway (16.6f, heavy) 3 days ago, having run of race.

Fair hurdler. Latest win in hurdle at Tramore in August. 12/1, fifth of 8 in minor event hurdle at Galway (16.6f, heavy) 3 days ago, having run of race.

4
212700-
iT
Maroon, white star, white armlets, white cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

Dakota Moirette (FR)  171 

b g Voix Du Nord - Rahana Moirette (Dom Alco)

4 11-8
123
4 11-8
123

Fairly useful hurdler. Winner in hurdle at Punchestown in December. 16/1, last of 11 in handicap hurdle at Punchestown (16.4f, good to soft) 171 days ago. Yard having good spell.

Fairly useful hurdler. Winner in hurdle at Punchestown in December. 16/1, last of 11 in handicap hurdle at Punchestown (16.4f, good to soft) 171 days ago. Yard having good spell.

5
44-2214
iT
White & royal blue chevrons, red cap (Noel Moran)

Masterson (IRE)  20 

g g Lawman - Indian Dumaani (Indian Ridge)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Fairly useful hurdler. Winner in hurdle at Clonmel in September. 9/1, last of 4 in minor event hurdle at Navan (22f, soft) 20 days ago, finding little. Trainer going well.

Fairly useful hurdler. Winner in hurdle at Clonmel in September. 9/1, last of 4 in minor event hurdle at Navan (22f, soft) 20 days ago, finding little. Trainer going well.

Verdict

Peace News proved disappointing to follow last season after a highly promising start to life under Rules and arrives with a point to prove, while Masterson could never land a blow at Navan last time out and drops back in trip for this assignment. Dakota Moirette was seventh in the Fred Winter last season but disappointed with two laboured efforts after that, and this contest could be all about JOEY SASA. Noel Meade's charge ran an excellent race in the Galway Hurdle in August and can land this before becoming a smart chaser a bit further down the line.

Verdict

This should develop into a match between JOEY SASA and Peace News, with marginal preference for the former given the latter ended last season in slightly disappointing fashion.

17:10 Downpatrick (NI) 13 Oct 2017

Frank Fitzsimons Memorial Beginners Chase (4YO plus)

Winner €7,392 - 15 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

2m 3f 55y

Yielding (Good in places)

Weather: View Course Guide

Weighed In
No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
Timeform says (star rating)
Printouts
1
66-6212
iT
Emerald green,white sash & diamonds on slvs,emerald green & white striped cap (Mrs P Doyle)

Ardera Cross (IRE)  8 

ch g Shantou - Fair Maid Marion (Executive Perk)

6 11-12
-
6 11-12
-

Fair hurdler. Latest win in hurdle at Tramore in August. 7/4, creditable second of 9 in handicap hurdle at Tramore (21f, good to soft) 8 days ago. Makes chase debut. Improving all the time recently.

Fair hurdler. Latest win in hurdle at Tramore in August. 7/4, creditable second of 9 in handicap hurdle at Tramore (21f, good to soft) 8 days ago. Makes chase debut. Improving all the time recently.

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24359-4
iT
Purple, yellow stars, purple sleeves, yellow stars on cap (Michael John Hogan)

Aretesone (IRE)  8 

b g Well Chosen - Misty Island (Turtle Island)

5 11-12 t
-
5 11-12 t
-

Promising type. Fair winner at 20f over hurdles. Fourth of 9 in minor event chase at Tramore (16f, good to soft, 7/1) 8 days ago. Back up in trip. Open to progress.

Promising type. Fair winner at 20f over hurdles. Fourth of 9 in minor event chase at Tramore (16f, good to soft, 7/1) 8 days ago. Back up in trip. Open to progress.

3
921023
iT
Emerald green, yellow stars, yellow sleeves, emerald green stars, yellow cap, emerald green star (Half Two You'll Do Racing Syndicate)

Canny Tom (IRE)  8 

b g Jimble - Tombazaan (Good Thyne)

7 11-12 t
-
7 11-12 t
-

Fair chaser. Third of 9 in minor event chase at Tramore (16f, good to soft, 10/1) on debut over fences 8 days ago, unable to sustain effort. Should go well again.

Fair chaser. Third of 9 in minor event chase at Tramore (16f, good to soft, 10/1) on debut over fences 8 days ago, unable to sustain effort. Should go well again.

4
94-450
iT
White & black hoops, white sleeves, red cap (Pique Syndicate)

Charlie's Charm (IRE)  6 

b g Golan - Ben's Turn (Saddlers' Hall)

5 11-12
-
5 11-12
-

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. Tenth of 15 in novice hurdle (33/1) at Fairyhouse (16f, good to soft) 6 days ago. Makes chase debut. Back up in trip.

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. Tenth of 15 in novice hurdle (33/1) at Fairyhouse (16f, good to soft) 6 days ago. Makes chase debut. Back up in trip.

5
35FF24
iT
Dark blue & emerald green quartered, halved sleeves, dark blue cap (G Ramsey)

Dr Moloney (IRE)  16 

b g Dr Massini - Solal Queen (Homo Sapien)

10 11-12 p
100
10 11-12 p
100

Unreliable individual. Twenty two runs since last win in 2014. 14/1, fourth of 6 in handicap chase at Sligo (21f, heavy) 16 days ago, finding little. Cheekpieces back on.

Unreliable individual. Twenty two runs since last win in 2014. 14/1, fourth of 6 in handicap chase at Sligo (21f, heavy) 16 days ago, finding little. Cheekpieces back on.

6
61-5579
iT
Light green, white sleeves, white cap, black star (Fastey For Fun Syndicate)

Icelip (IRE)  13 

b g Urban Ocean - Naivity (Auction Ring)

9 11-12 t
-
9 11-12 t
-

Fair hurdler. Latest win in hurdle at Tramore in April. Ninth of 13 in handicap hurdle (11/1) at Gowran (16f, heavy) 13 days ago. Switches from hurdles to chase. Up in trip.

Fair hurdler. Latest win in hurdle at Tramore in April. Ninth of 13 in handicap hurdle (11/1) at Gowran (16f, heavy) 13 days ago. Switches from hurdles to chase. Up in trip.

7
12-D322
iT
White, black cross sashes, black sleeves, red cap (Exors of the Late Michael O'Donoghue)

Knockraha King (IRE)  8 

b g King's Theatre - Wyndham Miss Sally (Flemensfirth)

8 11-12 t
-
8 11-12 t
-

Promising type. Fair winner at 16f over hurdles. 11/4, second of 9 in minor event chase at Tramore (16f, good to soft) on debut over fences 8 days ago, rallying. Back up in trip. Player.

Promising type. Fair winner at 16f over hurdles. 11/4, second of 9 in minor event chase at Tramore (16f, good to soft) on debut over fences 8 days ago, rallying. Back up in trip. Player.

8
1-07565
iT
Pink, chocolate hooped slvs, pink cap (Mrs Desmond McDonogh & Mrs J S Bolger)

Maighnealta (IRE)  21 

b g Court Cave - Needlework (Needle Gun)

8 11-12 t
96
8 11-12 t
96

Modest hurdler. Modest winner at 20f over hurdles. 16/1, fifth of 13 in novice chase at this C&D (heavy) on debut over fences 21 days ago, left with too much to do. May well do better.

Modest hurdler. Modest winner at 20f over hurdles. 16/1, fifth of 13 in novice chase at this C&D (heavy) on debut over fences 21 days ago, left with too much to do. May well do better.

9
50-8146
iT
Maroon, orange chevron & sleeves, yellow cap, maroon diamond (M P Fitzgerald)

Mr Champers (IRE)  29 

b g Marienbard - Meidreach (Electric)

5 11-12
-
5 11-12
-

Fairly useful hurdler. Winner in hurdle at Cork in July. 9/1, sixth of 8 in handicap hurdle at Listowel (24f, heavy) 29 days ago. Makes chase debut.

Fairly useful hurdler. Winner in hurdle at Cork in July. 9/1, sixth of 8 in handicap hurdle at Listowel (24f, heavy) 29 days ago. Makes chase debut.

10
530-162
iT
Red, white & yellow stripes, blue sleeves, yellow & red striped cap (M M Rice)

Wee Small Hours (IRE)  20 

b g Millkom - Avro's Air (Supreme Leader)

8 11-12 t
-
8 11-12 t
-

Fair hurdler. 1 win from 3 runs this season. Very good second of 22 in handicap hurdle at Navan (22f, soft, 10/1) 20 days ago. Makes chase debut. Stable in good form.

Fair hurdler. 1 win from 3 runs this season. Very good second of 22 in handicap hurdle at Navan (22f, soft, 10/1) 20 days ago. Makes chase debut. Stable in good form.

11
1015P-2
iT
Royal blue & yellow halved, sleeves reversed, yellow cap, royal blue stars (Miss M Kavanagh)

Golden Flowerpower (IRE)  16 

b m King's Theatre - Golden Flower (Highland Chieftain)

5 11-5
-
5 11-5
-

Bumper/hurdles winner. Second of 7 in novice chase (2/1) at Sligo (17.4f, heavy) on debut over fences 16 days ago. Should do better.

Bumper/hurdles winner. Second of 7 in novice chase (2/1) at Sligo (17.4f, heavy) on debut over fences 16 days ago. Should do better.

12
513471
iT
Mackenzie tartan, white collar, white sleeves & cap (W I MacKenzie)

Scotch Beg (IRE)  21 

br m Presenting - Top Ar Aghaidh (Topanoora)

5 11-5 p
-
5 11-5 p
-

Fair winner at 17f over hurdles. 9/1, career best when winning 7-runner novice hurdle at this course (17.3f, heavy) 21 days ago by 2¼ lengths from Canny Tom, kept up to work.

Fair winner at 17f over hurdles. 9/1, career best when winning 7-runner novice hurdle at this course (17.3f, heavy) 21 days ago by 2¼ lengths from Canny Tom, kept up to work.

13
553098
iT
Red,yellow chevron,red sleeves,yellow spots,emGreen cap, yellow spots (West To East Syndicate)

Solar Heat (IRE)  41 (10F) 

b m Jeremy - Bluebell Park (Gulch)

8 11-5
102
8 11-5
102

Unreliable type. Modest winner at 12f on flat. Ninth of 14 in handicap at Dundalk (12f, 16/1) 10 days ago. Switches from Flat to chase. Back up in trip. Poor on last chase outing.

Unreliable type. Modest winner at 12f on flat. Ninth of 14 in handicap at Dundalk (12f, 16/1) 10 days ago. Switches from Flat to chase. Back up in trip. Poor on last chase outing.

14
158720
iT
Royal blue & yellow halved, sleeves reversed, white cap (Fair Of Borris Syndicate)

Swift (IRE)  27 

b m Beneficial - Ballylough Lady (Mister Lord)

6 11-5
-
6 11-5
-

Modest chaser. Latest win in hurdle at Listowel in June. 7/1, fourteenth of 18 in handicap hurdle at Listowel (20f, heavy) 27 days ago. Switches from hurdles to chase. Others more persuasive.

Modest chaser. Latest win in hurdle at Listowel in June. 7/1, fourteenth of 18 in handicap hurdle at Listowel (20f, heavy) 27 days ago. Switches from hurdles to chase. Others more persuasive.

15
00006
iT
Mauve, black & mauve hooped sleeves, black cap (Elizabethcarsonracing Syndicate)

Bard Of Armagh 8 

b g Tobougg - Minibelle (Macmillion)

4 11-3 p1
-
4 11-3 p1
-

Lightly-raced maiden. Blinkered for 1st time, sixth of 11 in novice hurdle (20/1) at Tramore (16f, good to soft) 8 days ago. Makes chase debut. Up in trip. Cheekpieces on for 1st time.

Lightly-raced maiden. Blinkered for 1st time, sixth of 11 in novice hurdle (20/1) at Tramore (16f, good to soft) 8 days ago. Makes chase debut. Up in trip. Cheekpieces on for 1st time.

Verdict

WEE SMALL HOURS pulled well clear of the third when finishing second at Navan three weeks ago and was probably unlucky to bump into a decent sort on the day. He looks made for chasing and is taken to get the better of Canny Tom, who has proved frustrating to follow in his career so far, and Knockraha King, who also has an unfortunate habit of finishing second. Dr Moloney and Ardera Cross are also fancied to go well.

Verdict

KNOCKRAHA KING has looked an improved model of late, matching the pick of his hurdles form and only just failing to get up on chase debut at Tramore 8 days ago. With improvement likely, he gets the nod to make it second time lucky in this sphere. Golden Flowerpower and Aretesone are a couple of others to consider.

17:40 Downpatrick (NI) 13 Oct 2017

Portman Dentalcare Handicap Chase (0-95) (4YO plus)

Winner €6,160 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

2m 7f 110y

Yielding (Good in places)

Weather: View Course Guide

Weighed In
No.
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
Timeform says (star rating)
Printouts
1
P6UF4P-
iT
Purple, red star, purple cap, red star (Miss E Hamilton)

Ardmillan (IRE)  195 

b g Golan - Black Gayle (Strong Gale)

9 11-12 p1
95
9 11-12 p1
95

Pulled up in handicap chase (20/1) at Navan (20f, heavy), behind when pulled up before 3 out. Off 6 months. Cheekpieces on for 1st time.

Pulled up in handicap chase (20/1) at Navan (20f, heavy), behind when pulled up before 3 out. Off 6 months. Cheekpieces on for 1st time.

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2
21-2S43
iT
Purple & yellow halved, sleeves reversed, yellow cap (T White)

Mullaghmurphy Blue (IRE)  54 

br g Beneficial - Blue Phase (Bob Back)

6 11-9 t1
92
6 11-9 t1
92

Lightly-raced maiden. 7/1, respectable third of 8 in handicap chase at Tramore (16f, good to soft) 54 days ago. Significantly back up in trip. Tongue strap on 1st time. Merits consideration.

Lightly-raced maiden. 7/1, respectable third of 8 in handicap chase at Tramore (16f, good to soft) 54 days ago. Significantly back up in trip. Tongue strap on 1st time. Merits consideration.

3
P05P-57
iT
Royal blue, yellow seams, yellow sleeves, yellow stars on cap (C Maye)

Black Jewel (IRE)  6 

br g Scorpion - Sapphire Eile (Mujtahid)

7 11-8 b
91
7 11-8 b
91

Creditable seventh of 16 in handicap chase at Fairyhouse (21f, good to soft, 11/1) 6 days ago. Blinkers back on.

Creditable seventh of 16 in handicap chase at Fairyhouse (21f, good to soft, 11/1) 6 days ago. Blinkers back on.

4
94P12-3
iT
Red, white sash, white armlet, striped cap (Tfc Syndicate)

Dinnie's Vinnie (IRE)  21 

b g Vinnie Roe - Edermine Berry (Durgam)

9 11-7 p
90
9 11-7 p
90

Untrustworthy individual. Creditable third of 10 in handicap chase at this C&D (heavy, 8/1) 21 days ago. Cheekpieces back on. Shortlist material.

Untrustworthy individual. Creditable third of 10 in handicap chase at this C&D (heavy, 8/1) 21 days ago. Cheekpieces back on. Shortlist material.

5
8-00997
iT
Emerald green & orange hooped, white cap (John P McManus)

Hurricane Sky (IRE)  21 

b g Hurricane Run - Khalimia (Sendawar)

8 11-7
90
8 11-7
90

Remains a maiden after 22 NH runs. Fair winner at 14f on flat. 25/1, seventh of 10 in handicap chase at this C&D (heavy) 21 days ago, not knocked about. Worth noting if market ever speaks in favour.

Remains a maiden after 22 NH runs. Fair winner at 14f on flat. 25/1, seventh of 10 in handicap chase at this C&D (heavy) 21 days ago, not knocked about. Worth noting if market ever speaks in favour.

6
026926
iT
Light blue, yellow hoop, striped cap (P M O'Loughlin)

Tb Broke Her (IRE)  15 

br m Indian River - Catch Ball (Prince Sabo)

7 11-7 p
90
7 11-7 p
90

Fifteen runs since last win in 2016. Respectable sixth of 14 in handicap chase (12/1) at Clonmel (18.4f, soft) 15 days ago. Back up in trip. Has to enter calculations if on a going day.

Fifteen runs since last win in 2016. Respectable sixth of 14 in handicap chase (12/1) at Clonmel (18.4f, soft) 15 days ago. Back up in trip. Has to enter calculations if on a going day.

7
578-006
iT
Dark blue, yellow seams, yellow cap, dark blue star (Shane McCullagh)

Diggin Deep (IRE)  20 

b g Royal Anthem - Lady Ramona (Lord Americo)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Sixth of 11 in novice chase at Navan (20f, soft, 100/1) on debut over fences 20 days ago. Makes handicap chase debut. Struggling for form at present.

Sixth of 11 in novice chase at Navan (20f, soft, 100/1) on debut over fences 20 days ago. Makes handicap chase debut. Struggling for form at present.

8
6422-75
iT
Royal blue, white panel, purple cap (Mrs L Skelly)

Gibbstown (IRE)  16 

b m Bob Back - Kitty Maher (Posen)

11 11-1
84
11 11-1
84

Eleven runs since last win in 2016. Fifth of 6 in handicap chase (8/1) at Sligo (24.4f, heavy) 16 days ago. Questions to answer at present.

Eleven runs since last win in 2016. Fifth of 6 in handicap chase (8/1) at Sligo (24.4f, heavy) 16 days ago. Questions to answer at present.

9
P8-06P5
iT
Emerald green, white stars, white sleeves, em green cap, white stars (Sean O'Brien)

Ard Cregg (IRE)  22 

br m Craigsteel - Superline (Darnay)

7 10-9 p
78
7 10-9 p
78

One win from 34 NH runs. Sixteen runs since last win in 2015. Fifth of 7 in handicap chase at Ballinrobe (23f, soft, 11/1) 22 days ago. Cheekpieces back on. Operating below best at present.

One win from 34 NH runs. Sixteen runs since last win in 2015. Fifth of 7 in handicap chase at Ballinrobe (23f, soft, 11/1) 22 days ago. Cheekpieces back on. Operating below best at present.

10
60-4516
iT
Dark green, royal blue diamond, white cap (Donal Doyle)

Tomcoole Lad (IRE)  21 

b g Gulland - Coolteen Cottage (Tanfirion)

13 10-6 t
75
13 10-6 t
75

Latest win in chase at Tramore in August. Respectable sixth of 10 in handicap chase at this C&D (heavy, 10/1) 21 days ago. In good form.

Latest win in chase at Tramore in August. Respectable sixth of 10 in handicap chase at this C&D (heavy, 10/1) 21 days ago. In good form.

11
96605P
iT
Emerald green, white spots, white sleeves, white spots on cap (P McAuliffe)

Wilde 'N Wide (IRE)  21 

b g Oscar - The Dara Queen (Dara Monarch)

9 10-6 t
75
9 10-6 t
75

Remains a maiden after 20 NH runs. 20/1, pulled up in handicap chase at this C&D (heavy) 21 days ago, weakening when blundered 2 out. Could figure if recapturing best form.

Remains a maiden after 20 NH runs. 20/1, pulled up in handicap chase at this C&D (heavy) 21 days ago, weakening when blundered 2 out. Could figure if recapturing best form.

12
66-2B89
iT
Light blue, red triple diamond, red spots on cap (John Markham)

Admiral Bob (IRE)  77 

b g Bob's Return - Nurse Victor (Sharp Victor)

12 10-3 t
72
12 10-3 t
72

Remains a maiden after 25 NH runs. 25/1, ninth of 10 in handicap chase at Wexford (25.6f, good to soft) 77 days ago.

Remains a maiden after 25 NH runs. 25/1, ninth of 10 in handicap chase at Wexford (25.6f, good to soft) 77 days ago.

13
UP84U4
iT
Red & black quartered, red sleeves, black star on cap (James Guilfoyle)

Shanklys Dawn (IRE)  21 

g m Mountain High - Sika Trix (Try Prospect)

6 10-3 t p