May 19 / 18.40 Downpatrick

18.40

Good

Remembering Caughoo Beginners Chase

  • Prize money: £5743.36
  • 2m 3f 55y
  • 13 runners
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Remembering Caughoo Beginners Chase

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

100/30 (Won)

  • Win: £4.40
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 6066-2

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in a Fairyhouse bumper last October and best run since was when runner-up in a Down Royal handicap hurdle last time; rated 96 in that sphere and has experience in points, so one to consider.
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0

15

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:55 Listowel

Lakefield Flyer

11st 2lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Second in a handicap hurdle at Down Royal in May before successful chase debut at Downpatrick; failed to reproduce best form in two starts over hurdles before 12l second in a weak handicap chase at Stratford at the beginning of July.

10/1

2nd

2

4th Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 98y

Class 4

20:10 Stratford

Lakefield Flyer

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: John Joseph Hanlon

led narrowly or disputed lead, led clearly 9th, ridden when headed after 2 out, kept on but no match for winner

11/2

8/1

  • Place: £3.60

Form: 75010- C

Last run: 224 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
All three wins over hurdles have come here; can be forgiven a rare poor run when last seen and is of interest on reappearance/chasing debut.
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0

3

27th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 1f 110y

14:25 Sligo

Ask The Leader

11st 10lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: D M Christie

All three hurdles wins have been at Downpatrick; has been struggling, including over hurdles, since pleasing chase debut at that venue in May.

20/1

0

9

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 55y

16:45 Downpatrick

Ask The Leader

11st 5lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D M Christie

All three hurdles have been here and good C&D chase debut in May after a long absence; faller three out at Tipperary subsequently and poor efforts back hurdling last twice; bit to prove now.

10/1

10th

4

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 168y

20:20 Ballinrobe

Ask The Leader

11st 8lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D M Christie

Goes well at Downpatrick and yet she was tailed off there last time; even if back on song she's probably a better mare over shorter trips.

20/1

4/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 00-9

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point' winner last October put up his best effort over hurdles when beaten 24l at Down Royal recently; noteworthy jockey booking and of interest on chasing debut.
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7th

3

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 6f 169y

20:00 Clonmel

Kilballyowen

11st 12lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: A J Martin

raced in second, pushed along after 4 out, not fluent 3 out

7/2

3rd

4

19th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 55y

18:40 Downpatrick

Kilballyowen

11st 12lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: A J Martin

midfield, towards rear after 3rd

4/1

9th

11

1st May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 180y

13:35 Down Royal

Kilballyowen

11st 4lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: A J Martin

midfield, hampered 5th

66/1

Form: /9940-

Last run: 86 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point' winner showed a glimpse of ability in maiden hurdles but was tailed-off on handicap debut at Punchestown; hood tried and has to return to best.
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6th

6

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 150y

14:45 Tramore

Some Woman

11st 6lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

towards rear, headway before 5 out

5/1

4th

5

8th Aug 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 57y

19:30 Roscommon

Some Woman

11st 5lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

Winning pointer; had just four runs over hurdles and ran well in her first handicap chase at Wexford, finishing a 10l fourth over 2m; returning to further should be a positive; considered.

10/1

4th

7

7th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

19:58 Wexford

Some Woman

10st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

raced in second

14/1

Form: 5447-4

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Maiden after 21 starts and is rated only 80, so has something to find against the best of these; visor replaces cheekpieces.
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5th

3

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 100y

15:30 Down Royal

Finnians Row

11st 9lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Experienced chaser; won a 2m2f beginners' chase at Downpatrick in September; went up 12lb for that and managed a fair third in a handicap at Tramore the following month; effectively lost his chance with a bad mistake three out over C&D four weeks ago.

12/1

9th

7

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:58 Down Royal

Finnians Row

11st 4lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Shock winner at expense of subsequent maiden winner at Downpatrick but placed off 12lb higher at Tramore; tame enough effort since suggests he's vulnerable.

16/1

8th

13

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 91y

12:45 Thurles

Finnians Row

10st 13lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Sole win came in a beginners' at Downpatrick in September; ground may have been too testing when third at Tramore since and one for the shortlist back up in trip.

8/1

Form: 68573-

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Rated 86 after four starts over hurdles; third in a Cork mares' maiden hunter chase in April before all out to win a maiden point'; cheekpieces tried and has to improve.
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5th

6

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

15:07 Sedgefield

Fairland

10st 10lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Chris Grant

Won mares' maiden point in Ireland last April and ran okay when fifth over this C&D (soft) last time out, but she needs to produce something extra if she's to post a first rules win; has had wind op since last time.

25/1

5th

6

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

14:20 Sedgefield

Fairland

10st 13lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Chris Grant

Had some form in Ireland but nothing to show for her two runs for current connections.

33/1

0

13

26th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 4f 8y

Class 5

17:05 Carlisle

Fairland

10st 11lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Chris Grant

Point winner who also showed some fair form over hurdles and fences in Ireland for Andrew Slattery; offered little for her new yard in 2m7f Hexham handicap hurdle in June so lots more is needed after a break.

66/1

Form: 709-

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Second runner for yard; best of three maiden hurdle runs came at Navan on debut and now rated 95 in that sphere; seems to be the stable's second-string.
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7th

8

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:45 Navan

Golden Nugget

11st 7lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield

12/1

18th

7

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:45 Navan

Golden Nugget

11st 7lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Shaped with promise on her hurdles debut here in March, but has failed to step up on that including in two runs over fences; off since June and difficult to assess in her first handicap; others preferred.

16/1

Form: 0U946-

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Twice placed in bumpers last summer but didn't progress over hurdles and beaten a long way on sole chase start when didn't jump well; has to do better with cheekpieces tried.
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4th

3

11th Sep 2023

Good

2m 7f 180y

Class 3

16:47 Perth

Themanintheboots

11st 3lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

No joy in first 12 starts but he's come good with decisive wins on slow ground over hurdles here (2m4f/3m) the last twice; now returns to chasing but things have really clicked in those last two runs and he's a big player if he can transfer his progress back to this sphere.

7/4

1st

1

16th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 7f 207y

Class 4

16:50 Perth

Themanintheboots

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders, prominent 8th, went second 4 out, shaken up and disputed lead before 2 out, pushed along when led narrowly last, ridden and kept on run-in

2/1

1st

1

24th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

14:52 Perth

Themanintheboots

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

12-race maiden who reverts to hurdles after two underwhelming chase runs (tough task last time); never really looked dangerous when sixth in latest hurdle race but stable's runners are always respected here.

7/1

Form: 8000-0

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Showed some ability in bumpers and maiden hurdles but tailed-off in a handicap at Tipperary on comeback two weeks ago; work to do on chasing debut.
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8th

6

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 4

14:45 Musselburgh

Sean Og

11st 6lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Dianne Sayer

towards rear

12/1

5th

2

11th Oct 2023

Good

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

15:30 Sedgefield

Sean Og

11st 12lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Dianne Sayer

midfield, headway after 3 out

13/2

2nd

7

20th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 189y

Class 4

16:40 Kelso

Sean Og

11st 0lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Dianne Sayer

Just beaten in a Sligo handicap hurdle on final Irish start in July but tailed off in a Cartmel chase on British debut last month; might be happier back hurdling but bit to prove for now.

13/2

OUR TIP

Form: 48610- D

Last run: 189 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Got off the mark over hurdles at Gowran last September; finished lame when disappointing at Cheltenham next time; has the experience of running in points' to fall back on but needs more on chasing debut.
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0

10

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

17:05 Bellewstown

Dont Doubt Me

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

midfield

40/1

13

8th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:00 Bellewstown

Dont Doubt Me

11st 4lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

The wheels have come off since his Gowran win (2m4f, yielding) and the tongue-tie is now added; reservations.

33/1

9

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 80y

19:00 Down Royal

Dont Doubt Me

11st 5lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Off the mark from 6lb lower at Gowran (2m4f, good) in September but tailed off at Cheltenham next time and was brought down early on chase debut a fortnight ago; may need this run after that early exit.

33/1

Form: /0/18/ BF

Last run: 571 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won a Galway handicap hurdle for Henry de Bromhead in October 2021 before being unplaced next time; off since and best watched on chasing debut/return unless the market suggests otherwise.
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9th

5

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 6f 111y

14:26 Galway

Indian Admiral

11st 0lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Noel C Kelly

Returned from 19 months off in May and has not beaten a single rival since; first run for Noel Kelly here and quite the transformation is needed.

25/1

0

14

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 143y

18:20 Ballinrobe

Indian Admiral

11st 0lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Patrick Griffin

Only 3lb higher than for his Galway win in October 2021 but hasn't achieved much at all in three chases since returning from a long absence.

50/1

6

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

15:35 Tipperary

Indian Admiral

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Patrick Griffin

held up in rear, slow jump when detached 8th, pulled up after 5 out

28/1

Form: 60/5-0

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Regressive over hurdles and rated only 89 in that sphere now; has to do much more on chasing debut.
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7

19th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 55y

18:40 Downpatrick

The Miser

11st 12lb

J: Eoin G Kelly

T: W J Bryson

in touch with leaders, fell 1st

20/1

13th

7

1st May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 180y

14:10 Down Royal

The Miser

11st 10lb

J: Eoin G Kelly

T: W J Bryson

raced in second

50/1

Form: 600-

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well beaten in three maiden hurdles and rated 85 in that sphere, so has plenty to find on chasing debut.
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10th

10

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:10 Kilbeggan

Annie Bella

11st 2lb

J: E Walsh

T: D M Christie

Shown very little in five starts under rules including handicap debut at Ballinrobe last month.

40/1

9th

8

30th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 13y

19:30 Ballinrobe

Annie Bella

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D M Christie

Well beaten in three maiden hurdles; declined the option to go handicapping before trying her luck over fences at Downpatrick, which didn't go well (brought down early); others appeal more.

20/1

9

19th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 55y

18:40 Downpatrick

Annie Bella

11st 5lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: D M Christie

in rear, brought down 1st

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €43.90
Straight Forecast €34.34
Trifecta €536.60

Selections

POSTDATA:

Fairland

The Irish Sun:

Kilballyowen

SPOTLIGHT:

Lakefield Flyer