July 27 / 18.40 Galway

18.40 Galway

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Tote Galway Plate (Handicap Chase) (Grade A)

  • Prize money: £133865.55
  • 2m 6f 111y
  • 25 runners
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Tote Galway Plate (Handicap Chase) (Grade A)

Runners: 25 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

Form: 31-111 C

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 160

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1st

1

1st Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:02 Gowran Park

Easy Game

11st 8lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

led narrowly, headed and prominent after 3rd, led again 4 out, soon joined, slight lead when nudged along after 3 out, mistake 2 out, ridden and ran on after last

4/5

Form: 12323-

Last run: 90 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 155

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No Results Found

Form: 21P1-2 D BF

Last run: 57 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 155

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1

21st Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Listowel

Hewick

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: John Joseph Hanlon

prominent, went second after 12th, ridden and made sustained challenge after 3 out, joined leader before last, disputed lead and every chance when mistake and unseated rider last

6/1

Form: 1440F-

Last run: 101 days

W: 11st 6lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 154

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3rd

4

13th Nov 2022

Good

1m 7f 199y

Class 1

13:45 Cheltenham

Daly Tiger

11st 4lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: L J Morgan

took keen hold, held up in last, raced in second after 2nd, not fluent 3rd, dropped to last before 3 out, pushed along and weakened before 2 out

33/1

6th

1

29th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 167y

Class 1

14:40 Ascot

Daly Tiger

12st 0lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: L J Morgan

held up in rear, jumped left and pushed along briefly 6th, ridden and outpaced 3 out, made no impression

16/1

Form: 3112F-

Last run: 241 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 152

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3rd

2

20th Oct 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

16:20 Thurles

Cape Gentleman

11st 0lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Emmet Mullins

prominent, left in second 2nd, mistake 6th, ridden after 3 out, no impression and lost second approaching last, kept on

5/2

4

21st Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Listowel

Cape Gentleman

11st 0lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Emmet Mullins

towards rear early, not fluent when some headway 9th, midfield when mistake 12th, in touch with leaders when not fluent 4 out, pushed along home turn, keeping on when ridden after 2 out, fell last

10/1

2nd

2

22nd Aug 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

19:00 Ballinrobe

Cape Gentleman

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Emmet Mullins

raced in second, not fluent 2nd, joined leader going okay after 4 out, pushed along before 2 out, ridden when held after 2 out, no match for winner

8/13

Form: /4UP7-

Last run: 88 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 152

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4th

4

(8)

6th Nov 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 25y

16:27 Naas

The Shunter

9st 2lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Emmet Mullins

Won Flat maiden at Sligo; remarkably weak in market at Killarney when stewards called in connections, a fine run that preceded a lesser one hurdling; that he could achieve RPR of 91 over 1m1f since suggests he can improve enough to win this under crack apprentice.

4/1

7th

1

(4)

13th Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

15:10 Punchestown

The Shunter

10st 1lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Emmet Mullins

dwelt start, in rear, in touch with leaders on inner when pushed along from 2f out, soon outpaced but kept on, made no telling impression

7/2

3rd

4

(8)

18th Aug 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 180y

20:05 Killarney

The Shunter

11st 11lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: Emmet Mullins

dwelt start, towards rear, dropped to last after 3f, soon minor headway, went fourth when nudged along under 3f out, ridden briefly under 2f out, went third and ran on final 110yds, nearest finish

7/2

Form: F5P39-

Last run: 91 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 150

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No Results Found

Form: 23131-

Last run: 89 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 150

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1st

1

6th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:43 Cork

El Barra

11st 0lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

prominent, switched right and went second 3 out, mistake 2 out, ridden to lead last, kept on strongly run-in

4/5

2

21st Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Listowel

El Barra

11st 2lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

prominent early, in touch with leaders on outer when mistake and unseated rider 9th

13/2

Form: 533U-3

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 150

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No Results Found

Form: 5752F-

Last run: 100 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 150

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9th

6

21st Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Listowel

Ronald Pump

10st 12lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Matthew J Smith

always towards rear, reminder after 1st, jumped slightly left 5th, hampered by loose horse and pushed along briefly 10th, not fluent 5 out, soon pushed along, weakened 3 out

16/1

3rd

7

26th Aug 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:00 Down Royal

Ronald Pump

11st 0lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Matthew J Smith

held up in rear, pushed along before 3 out, headway on outer 2 out, went third approaching last, ridden and kept on run-in, no match for first two

100/30

2nd

6

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:08 Cork

Ronald Pump

11st 0lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Matthew J Smith

pressed leader, not fluent 3rd, disputed lead after 5th, led narrowly 6th, mistake 4 out, soon increased tempo, pushed along after 3 out, mistake then headed 2 out, soon ridden, no extra run-in

13/8

Form: 2F19-6

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 149

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4

27th Nov 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

14:20 Navan

A Wave Of The Sea

11st 9lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Rock-solid handicapper in this type of contest, as demonstrated by last two starts when sixth in Kerry National and fourth in Munster National; arrives here with fitness assured but a little extra improvement needed to strike off mark of 147 (last win came off 142).

16/1

4th

2

23rd Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:35 Limerick

A Wave Of The Sea

11st 11lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

towards rear of midfield, ridden and headway when went fourth before 2 out, made no impression

12/1

6th

5

21st Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Listowel

A Wave Of The Sea

10st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

towards rear, mistake 1st, jumped slightly right 2nd, not fluent 12th, pushed along after 5 out, headway before 4 out, midfield when ridden home turn, not fluent last, kept on run-in

20/1

Form: F0F-67 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 149

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5th

2

12th Oct 2022

Good

2m 7f 200y

16:30 Punchestown

Battleoverdoyen

11st 0lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

raced in last but in touch with leaders early, mistake and jockey lost iron briefly 1st, not fluent 2nd, minor headway before 4th, bad mistake and pushed along briefly 13th, mistake and pushed along 4 out, lost fourth and weakened 3 out

13/2

3rd

2

1st Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:02 Gowran Park

Battleoverdoyen

11st 3lb

J: Davy Russell

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders, jumped slightly right and bumped rival 4th, pushed along and went third before 3 out, ridden after 2 out, kept on well, no match for first two

10/1

Form: /P343-

Last run: 100 days

W: 11st 1lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 149

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4th

4

13th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:30 Navan

Castlegrace Paddy

11st 4lb

J: B J Cooper

T: P A Fahy

in rear but in touch with leaders, pushed along when switched left after 3 out, ridden and no extra after 2 out, no impression when jumped left last

33/1

1

20th Aug 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

17:05 Killarney

Castlegrace Paddy

11st 12lb

J: B J Cooper

T: P A Fahy

Classy sort has been a great servant, winning seven races including three Grade 2 chases; disappointed in the Galway Plate but could bounce back, so can't be dismissed.

14/1

Form: 1213-7

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 148

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1st

2

1st Dec 2022

Yielding

2m 6f 0y

13:32 Thurles

Darasso

11st 4lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

in touch with leaders, not fluent 3rd, steady headway 9th, shaken up and went second before last, ridden and led run-in, comfortably

2/1

3rd

3

17th Nov 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 96y

14:53 Clonmel

Darasso

11st 3lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Equally effective over hurdles and fences, best form last term over hurdles when three wins included at Grade 2 level; best chase effort for some time when fine second in 2m6f Galway Plate and followed up with very creditable third to a stablemate in 3m Kerry National; trip/ground versatile performer and should go well.

9/4

3rd

3

21st Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Listowel

Darasso

11st 1lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

towards rear of midfield, mistake 7th, pecked on landing 11th, headway when switched right before 4 out, not fluent 4 out, soon pushed along, keeping on when switched right before 2 out, soon ridden, left in third last, no match for first two

8/1

Form: 5655-8 CD

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 148

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1

23rd Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:35 Limerick

Early Doors

11st 12lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

didn't jump with fluency, in rear, some headway with one circuit to go, ridden and dropped to rear after 3 out, behind when pulled up 2 out

10/1

7

21st Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Listowel

Early Doors

10st 11lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

2020 Galway Plate winner; after a Tipperary hurdles outing, missed engagement in this year's Plate when running a temperature; each-way chance on last season's Irish Grand National fifth.

14/1

Form: 185-13 D

Last run: 52 days

W: 10st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 145

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No Results Found

Form: 2U-111

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 145

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7

27th Nov 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

14:20 Navan

Hurricane Georgie

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Gordon Elliott

Likeable mare only a 5yo but has acquitted herself well in strong company, including last time when runner-up to Aintree star Noble Yeats; unsure if runaway Midlands National winner is well handicapped off current mark of 143 but trainer's excellent record in this race a positive.

20/1

2nd

4

31st Oct 2022

Soft

2m 7f 0y

16:15 Wexford

Hurricane Georgie

10st 7lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

held up in behind leaders, pushed along and headway after 3 out, went second 2 out, ridden and no chance with winner approaching last, kept on

9/1

7th

4

23rd Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:35 Limerick

Hurricane Georgie

11st 8lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Gordon Elliott

in rear, pushed along after 3 out, made no telling impression

25/1

Form: 04200- D

Last run: 132 days

W: 10st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 145

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19th

17

(22)

8th Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 141y

15:45 Curragh

The Jam Man

9st 5lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Ronan M P McNally

midfield, lost position and dropped to rear 4f out, soon ridden and detached, eased from over 2f out (jockey said gelding never travelled)

25/1

8th

13

21st Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Listowel

The Jam Man

10st 6lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Ronan M P McNally

in touch with leaders, midfield when slightly hampered 9th, headway and pressed leaders on far side of group before 4 out, pushed along 3 out, soon ridden and weakened, dropped to rear when slow jump 2 out, no impression when hampered last

20/1

Form: 4-3111

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 144

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1

22nd Oct 2022

Good To Firm

3m 0f 80y

Class 2

16:25 Cheltenham

Ash Tree Meadow

11st 10lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Won three chases in a row before excellent fourth in Galway Plate (2m6f, good) in July; not quite in same form when second in Tipperary Grade 3 (2m3f, good to yielding) this month but ran big race in defeat over 2m here yesterday; if he makes a quick reappearance, this will be his first attempt at 3m under rules.

9/4

2nd

1

21st Oct 2022

Good To Firm

1m 7f 199y

Class 2

14:10 Cheltenham

Ash Tree Meadow

11st 12lb

J: Davy Russell

T: Gordon Elliott

jumped slightly right throughout, travelled strongly, prominent, led after 3 out, took a false step just before path approaching home turn, ridden after 2 out, headed final 110yds, kept on

11/4

2nd

1

2nd Oct 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 150y

16:45 Tipperary

Ash Tree Meadow

11st 5lb

J: Davy Russell

T: Gordon Elliott

raced in second throughout, pushed along after 2 out, 3 lengths down and held when bad mistake but good recovery last, kept on

15/8

Form: /1U2-1

Last run: 59 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 144

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9

21st Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Listowel

Fire Attack

10st 7lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

soon raced in second, mistake 7th, joined leader 11th, not fluent and lost position 12th, soon weakened and dropped to midfield, no impression when fell 4 out

9/1

Form: 114-32 BF

Last run: 61 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 144

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4th

12

21st Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Listowel

Gin On Lime

10st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

midfield, mistake 10th, headway after 4 out, in touch with leaders when pushed along home turn, soon ridden, left in fourth last, kept on

20/1

Form: 61PB2- CD

Last run: 91 days

W: 10st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 143

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10

21st Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Listowel

Discordantly

10st 6lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Mrs John Harrington

Useful three-time chaser winner; fell at Killarney after sixth in Galway Plate, when running off a mark of 143; moderate hurdles run last time; others preferred.

25/1

2

20th Aug 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

17:05 Killarney

Discordantly

11st 10lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Mrs John Harrington

detached in rear, reminders after 1st, joined main group 7th, some headway from 4 out, pushed along when mistake and fell 3 out

5/1

Form: 26P4-7

Last run: 72 days

W: 10st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 142

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14th

8

23rd Sep 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Listowel

Exit Poll

10st 13lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Mrs John Harrington

always towards rear, pushed along after 3 out, soon no impression, eased approaching last

17/2

3

22nd Aug 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

19:00 Ballinrobe

Exit Poll

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

3-17 over fences and whilst he has 10lb to find on the books with Cape Gentleman, he has as good a chance as any of his opponents of toppling him after bouncing back to form in good-class 2m4f handicap at Killarney on Saturday; conections will be hoping the trip might be a bit sharp for the market leader; has sporting chance.

6/1

2nd

3

20th Aug 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

17:05 Killarney

Exit Poll

11st 9lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Mrs John Harrington

in touch with leaders, nudged along 3 out, ridden after 2 out, kept on well run-in, went second but held towards finish

18/1

Form: 8030-P

Last run: 72 days

W: 10st 8lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 142

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OUR TIP

Form: /P7-54

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 141

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14th

2

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 111y

18:00 Galway

Unexcepted

11st 13lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Padraig Roche

towards rear, mistake 10th, minor headway when not fluent 4 out, towards rear of midfield before 2 out, pushed along after last, weakened towards finish

20/1

Betting Forcast

14/1 Easy Game, 8/1 Gabynako, 10/1 Hewick, 33/1 Daly Tiger, 15/2 Cape Gentleman, 6/1 The Shunter, 25/1 Annamix, 10/1 El Barra, 40/1 Notebook, 12/1 Ronald Pump, 25/1 A Wave Of The Sea, 50/1 Battleoverdoyen, 33/1 Castlegrace Paddy, 20/1 Darasso, 16/1 Early Doors, 25/1 Exelerator Express, 12/1 Hurricane Georgie, 20/1 The Jam Man, 10/1 Ash Tree Meadow, 8/1 Fire Attack, 14/1 Gin On Lime, 14/1 Discordantly, Exit Poll, Samcro, Unexcepted