January 25 / 12.53 Fairyhouse

12.53 Fairyhouse

Soft To Heavy

Fairyhouse For Your Fundraiser Beginners Chase

  • Prize money: £5743.36
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 18 runners
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Fairyhouse For Your Fundraiser Beginners Chase

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

11/8 (Won)

  • Win: £2.60
  • Place: £1.10

Form: /261-U D BF

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Previously a progressive novice hurdler for Paul Nicholls who only got as far as the first on chasing debut for Willie Mullins; has the talent to win this but jumping has to be taken on trust based on the last day.
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1st

4

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Chavez

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

didn't jump with fluency, led, headed when jumped slightly left 4th, led again before 3 out, clear when jumped slightly left 2 out, pushed out

11/8

3

26th Dec 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:23 Down Royal

Chavez

11st 12lb

J: Mr Elliot Ohgren

T: W P Mullins

towards rear but in touch with leaders, unseated rider 1st

15/8

10/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 4-3442

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
A maiden over hurdles but was consistent and has some decent placed form in handicaps; fair effort on chase debut when second at Tramore; entitled to come on from that given he was off for 5 months prior; could run well if he builds on debut effort.
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2nd

8

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Golf Marin

11st 12lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: A J Martin

soon in touch with leaders, slow jump 6th, left in third when hampered by faller 3 out, went second going okay before 2 out, outpaced and no chance with winner after 2 out, kept on

10/1

2nd

4

1st Jan 2023

Soft

1m 7f 100y

14:50 Tramore

Golf Marin

11st 5lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: A J Martin

raced freely, prominent, went second after 3 out, ridden and chased clear leader approaching last, kept on, no match for winner

9/2

16/1

  • Place: £9.50

Form: /710-P C

Last run: 258 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Makes chase debut; useful on the Flat and over hurdles; first run for new trainer Cian Collins and reappears after five months off; not without a chance if fit.
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3rd

11

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Ideal Pal

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Cian Michael Collins

in touch with leaders, left in fourth when not fluent and pushed along 3 out, kept on and went remote third after last

16/1

2

5th Jan 2023

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 3

14:30 Ffos Las

Ideal Pal

11st 13lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Cian Michael Collins

Form: 72/1-F D BF

Last run: 48 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Lightly raced winner over hurdles; took a heavy fall 2 out on chasing debut at Clonmel when looking likely to finish in the frame; can be in the shake-up provided he shrugs off that mistake; will handle heavy ground.
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4th

10

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Henn See

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

Lightly raced winner over hurdles; took a heavy fall 2 out on chasing debut at Clonmel when looking likely to finish in the frame; can be in the shake-up provided he shrugs off that mistake; will handle heavy ground.

4/1

3

8th Dec 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:15 Clonmel

Henn See

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Runner-up in a conditions hurdle in France before making a winning debut for this yard in a Limerick maiden (2m) over Christmas last year; this is his first run since but can go well fresh and respected on chasing debut.

5/2

Form: 5-808

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Modest hurdler making chase debut; this is a tough task in the circumstances.
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5th

13

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Read To Return

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: A J Martin

Modest hurdler making chase debut; this is a tough task in the circumstances.

66/1

8th

8

20th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 183y

14:05 Naas

Read To Return

11st 12lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: A J Martin

towards rear of midfield

6/1

14/1

Form: 264-55 C

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict
Pretty useful form over hurdles but has largely been disappointing over fences; finished a well-beaten fifth in handicap chase at Fairyhouse last time out; has the ability to feature but needs to find improvement based on his latest runs.
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6th

7

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Flindt

11st 12lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Pretty useful form over hurdles but has largely been disappointing over fences; finished a well-beaten fifth in handicap chase at Fairyhouse last time out; has the ability to feature but needs to find improvement based on his latest runs.

14/1

5th

6

21st Dec 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

12:05 Fairyhouse

Flindt

11st 1lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

A 121-rated dual hurdles winner starts off in handicap chases off a 5lb lower mark; best of his four runs in beginners' events when chasing home the useful Fan De Blues at Punchestown in May; huge price when a poor fifth at Galway in October.

10/1

Form: 290412 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Makes chase debut; useful hurdler who was a good second in a handicap hurdle on his last start at Leopardstown; could be thereabouts if he takes to fences and won't mind the ground.
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7th

3

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Brookie

11st 12lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: A J Martin

Makes chase debut; useful hurdler who was a good second in a handicap hurdle on his last start at Leopardstown; could be thereabouts if he takes to fences and won't mind the ground.

6/1

2nd

8

26th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Brookie

11st 4lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: A J Martin

towards rear, headway 2 out (usual 3 out), went third home turn, chased clear leader going okay over 1f out, ridden and ran on inside final furlong, always held

8/1

Form: 040-85

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Promise in a maiden hurdle in March before lesser effort in a Punchestown bumper in April; now switched to chasing after a couple fair runs over hurdles; may need experience.
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8th

1

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

All For Rachel

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

Promise in a maiden hurdle in March before lesser effort in a Punchestown bumper in April; now switched to chasing after a couple fair runs over hurdles; may need experience.

16/1

5th

1

20th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 183y

14:05 Naas

All For Rachel

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders last (usual 3 out), ridden and outpaced 2f out

13/2

Form: 9U-355 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Useful hurdler who was faced with a big ask on chase debut at Fairyhouse where he finished a tailed-off fifth, nearly unseating three out; would have a chance based on his hurdles form but didn't look the most natural on chasing debut; one that might need more experience in this sphere.
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9th

9

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Harvey’s Quay

11st 12lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: E J O’Grady

Useful hurdler who was faced with a big ask on chase debut at Fairyhouse where he finished a tailed-off fifth, nearly unseating three out; would have a chance based on his hurdles form but didn't look the most natural on chasing debut; one that might need more experience in this sphere.

14/1

5th

3

21st Dec 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

11:35 Fairyhouse

Harvey’s Quay

11st 12lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: E J O’Grady

Clonmel handicap win off 109 was the highlight of a nine-race career over hurdles; unlikely to be good enough in this company on chasing debut.

33/1

Form: 05-000

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Makes chase debut; lightly raced over hurdles; hasn't shown any signs yet that she is up to winning at this stage.
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10th

16

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Always Giving

11st 1lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: J T R Dreaper

Makes chase debut; lightly raced over hurdles; hasn't shown any signs yet that she is up to winning at this stage.

66/1

10th

11

1st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Fairyhouse

Always Giving

10st 5lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: J T R Dreaper

towards rear, mistake 2nd, pushed along and outpaced after 3 out, soon beaten

20/1

Form: 934P-8

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
106-rated hurdler was tailed off on his chasing debut at Down Royal; can be ruled out.
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11th

6

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Cru Bourgeois

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Paul Nolan

106-rated hurdler was tailed off on his chasing debut at Down Royal; can be ruled out.

33/1

8th

4

26th Dec 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:23 Down Royal

Cru Bourgeois

11st 12lb

J: Mr B O’Neill

T: Paul Nolan

in touch with leaders early

33/1

13

30th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

16:15 Wexford

Cru Bourgeois

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

First reserve; ran okay in a trio of maiden hurdles but failed to build on that on handicap debut; switches to fences for the first time but others preferred.

OUR TIP

Form: 99P-06

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Failed to make an impact in four starts over hurdles and wasn't fluent on chasing debut in Tramore; needs to improve.
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12th

2

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Atlantian

11st 12lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: A J Martin

Failed to make an impact in four starts over hurdles and wasn't fluent on chasing debut in Tramore; needs to improve.

50/1

6th

2

1st Jan 2023

Soft

1m 7f 100y

14:50 Tramore

Atlantian

11st 5lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: A J Martin

towards rear, minor headway from 3 out, kept on, never near to challenge

16/1

Form: 000P-

Last run: 278 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Showed little in four starts over hurdles; impossible to make a case for her.
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13th

14

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Getaway Beauty

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: James Daniel Dullea

Showed little in four starts over hurdles; impossible to make a case for her.

100/1

Form: 080

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Not much sign of ability in three maiden hurdles; up against it; first reserve.
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5

26th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:25 Gowran Park

Natural Ability

11st 8lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: A J Martin

One mildly encouraging run from three attempts over hurdles; making up the numbers here.

200/1

14th

17

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Natural Ability

11st 8lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: A J Martin

Not much sign of ability in three maiden hurdles; up against it; first reserve.

Form: 4-8415 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Makes chase debut; lightly raced winner over hurdles; good fifth in handicap hurdle on his latest start staying on well; drop in trip not sure to suit but interesting if he takes to this discipline.
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5

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Conna Cottage

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Makes chase debut; lightly raced winner over hurdles; good fifth in handicap hurdle on his latest start staying on well; drop in trip not sure to suit but interesting if he takes to this discipline.

5/1

9

29th Dec 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Leopardstown

Conna Cottage

10st 12lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Gavin Cromwell

Odds-on maiden winner at Clonmel three weeks ago, due to run in the 12.35 at this venue on Wednesday.

10/1

Form: 37P-P6 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Useful bumper winner who had some decent form over hurdles; was pulled up on his final two starts over obstacles; offered something to work on when a well-beaten sixth on chasing debut at Down Royal; will act on soft/heavy ground; needs to improve on debut to figure here.
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12

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Killer Mode

11st 12lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Noel Meade

Useful bumper winner who had some decent form over hurdles; was pulled up on his final two starts over obstacles; offered something to work on when a well-beaten sixth on chasing debut at Down Royal; will act on soft/heavy ground; needs to improve on debut to figure here.

16/1

6th

8

26th Dec 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:23 Down Royal

Killer Mode

11st 12lb

J: E Walsh

T: Noel Meade

in touch with leaders, prominent on inner 2 out (usual 3 out), soon ridden and outpaced, weakening when switched right omitted 2 out

18/1

Form: FPP-59 D

Last run: 57 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Makes chase debut; useful winner over hurdles but finished last season out of form; needs to build on his reappearance at Punchestown and is best watched for now.
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15

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Strange Notions

11st 5lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Charles O’Brien

Makes chase debut; useful winner over hurdles but finished last season out of form; needs to build on his reappearance at Punchestown and is best watched for now.

20/1

9th

4

29th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 57y

14:25 Punchestown

Strange Notions

12st 0lb

J: E Walsh

T: Charles O’Brien

Was in poor form last season and looks best watched on return.

40/1

Form: 7006F

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Has shown very little over hurdles or fences so far and makes no appeal; second reserve.
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18

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Low Mileage

11st 8lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: J P Dempsey

Has shown very little over hurdles or fences so far and makes no appeal; second reserve.

9

15th Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 6f 150y

14:40 Punchestown

Low Mileage

11st 6lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: J P Dempsey

towards rear, in touch with leaders after 6th, fell 9th

33/1

6th

10

20th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

12:05 Naas

Low Mileage

11st 4lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: J P Dempsey

towards rear

100/1

Non-runners

Strange Notions, Low Mileage

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Payout
Exacta €18.60
Straight Forecast €22.92
Trifecta €247.80

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Chavez

POSTDATA:

Henn See

The Irish Sun:

Chavez