August 25 / 19.20 Kilbeggan

19.20

Good

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  • Prize money: £9398.23
  • 3m 1f 0y
  • 13 runners
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Runners: 13 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

OUR TIP

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.70
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 84-217 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 127

Form & Verdict
Goes well at this track and won a novice chase over C&D last month; below that form when beaten 20l off this mark on handicap debut at Galway; coming back to this track might help.
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3rd

8

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 147y

15:55 Naas

Desertmore House

10st 8lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Martin Brassil

Career best performance when landing the Kerry National in September; twice a winner over hurdles and tries his hand here off his 19lb lower mark; interesting.

6/1

4th

3

28th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 174y

14:45 Naas

Desertmore House

11st 0lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Martin Brassil

raced in third, dropped to rear before 5 out, detached 2 out, kept on run-in

7/1

8th

9

27th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 100y

15:00 Leopardstown

Desertmore House

11st 8lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Martin Brassil

never better than midfield, kept on from last

11/2

10/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 229-F1 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 125

Form & Verdict
Won a Clonmel novice on debut over fences and 3rd in the Ulster National over 3m4f since; jumped poorly at Punchestown when last seen over fences but came back to form to win over hurdles at Galway; can be involved.
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4th

4

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 92y

14:25 Fairyhouse

My Design

10st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

didn't jump with fluency, pressed leader early, dropped to last before 5th

14/1

7th

6

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

3m 5f 130y

12:55 Fairyhouse

My Design

11st 0lb

J: Mr R W Barron

T: Declan Queally

prominent, led after 1st, mistake 13th, not fluent 5 out, headed 3 out, soon weakened

6/1

1st

4

3rd Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 210y

15:35 Galway

My Design

10st 13lb

J: Mr R W Barron

T: Declan Queally

made all, not fluent 1st, faced challenge 2 out, mistake last, soon ridden and ran on, comfortably

7/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 13-731 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 125

Form & Verdict
Won his third race over fences when comfortably winning over 2m3f here last time and earning a 9lb weight rise; however, he is well suited by further so could cope with that rise back up in trip; major player.
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3rd

1

26th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

11:40 Punchestown

Mica Malpic

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: E Bolger

held up in rear, headway and went fourth after 3 out, outpaced when nudged along after 2 out, kept on and went third towards finish, no match for first two

5/1

4th

1

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:50 Limerick

Mica Malpic

11st 12lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: E Bolger

Course winner stays much further but latest win was over this trip at Kilbeggan in August; followed that with fine third to subsequent Kerry National winner over 3m1f at same venue; below par latest and cheekpieces worn for all three wins are missing here; goes on soft but doesn't want it this heavy.

11/2

5th

7

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 6f 0y

16:30 Listowel

Mica Malpic

11st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: E Bolger

Is 3-15 as a chaser; under a big weight he was an excellent third over 3m1f at Kilbeggan last month (soft) and the winner landed the big chase here on Wednesday; fine over this shorter trip and has won here; solid.

3/1

6/1

Form: 246-31

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict
Maiden over hurdles after 11 runs but got off the mark over fences on fourth start in this sphere in a Killarney handicap last time; raised 9lb but still should have more to give.
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4th

14

25th Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Gondor

10st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C A Murphy

Maiden over hurdles after 11 runs but got off the mark over fences on fourth start in this sphere in a Killarney handicap last time; raised 9lb but still should have more to give.

6/1

1st

3

21st Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:50 Killarney

Gondor

11st 11lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: C A Murphy

Maiden over hurdles after 11 starts made a decent beginning to handicap chases on return to action when third at Limerick in May; 2lb higher today but with improvement likely from that should take high rank.

6/1

3rd

4

25th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 160y

20:00 Limerick

Gondor

11st 9lb

J: Richard Condon

T: C A Murphy

Maiden after 11 hurdle runs but placed several times; soundly beaten in two chase starts last winter but this better ground suits and of interest on return; market could help.

10/1

Form: -6PF61 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 127

Form & Verdict
Came back to form when winning a conditions hurdle over 3m here two weeks ago, beating several higher-rated rivals; dual chase winner hasn't run over fences in over a year but has a chance.
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3rd

2

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 87y

16:30 Galway

Macgiloney

11st 6lb

J: Daniel King

T: Adrian Brendan Joyce

Came back to form when winning a conditions hurdle at Kilbeggan, beating Winter Fog; not a bad run back there over fences since; has a bit to find on these terms with some of today's rivals.

6/1

5th

2

25th Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Macgiloney

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Came back to form when winning a conditions hurdle over 3m here two weeks ago, beating several higher-rated rivals; dual chase winner hasn't run over fences in over a year but has a chance.

7/1

Form: F106-2

Last run: 103 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict
Novice chase winner last winter was poor a couple of times since but was a fine second in a Killarney handicap in May; just 1lb higher and should run well with a decent claimer aboard.
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14th

4

11th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:28 Down Royal

Gateau De Miel

11st 9lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Has an up and down profile over fences; fairly well beaten last twice at Kilbeggan and Listowel; tongue-tie and cheekpieces tried here.

8/1

7th

11

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 6f 0y

16:30 Listowel

Gateau De Miel

10st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Has an up and down profile over fences (1-8); chance on his best form but will need to run better than at Kilbeggan when behind Mica Malpic.

14/1

6th

6

25th Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Gateau De Miel

11st 4lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Henry De Bromhead

Novice chase winner last winter was poor a couple of times since but was a fine second in a Killarney handicap in May; just 1lb higher and should run well with a decent claimer aboard.

8/1

Form: P556-0 CD

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict
Won seven on the bounce between hurdles and fences in 2021 but has struggled a bit since; needs to get back to his best.
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0

16

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

3m 5f 130y

12:55 Fairyhouse

Glenquin Castle

10st 2lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Martin Brassil

towards rear of midfield, slow jump towards rear 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

10/1

3rd

12

5th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 4f 0y

15:15 Cork

Glenquin Castle

10st 0lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Martin Brassil

towards rear of midfield, not fluent 11th, in touch with leaders with one circuit to go, prominent 3 out, ridden and no extra after 2 out

10/1

3rd

6

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Glenquin Castle

11st 3lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Martin Brassil

midfield, mistake 2nd

9/2

Form: 5F-P14 D

Last run: 66 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict
Dual chase winner, including at Punchestown in June over 3m; ran well at Wexford last time off this mark and should be involved again.
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6th

16

18th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 0y

Class 3

13:10 Cheltenham

Outside The Door

10st 7lb

J: Mr T Power Roche

T: Padraig Roche

Finished well to win over fences at Punchestown (3m, good to yielding) in June and put a lesser effort behind him when fifth in big-field hurdle there last month but, on balance, others look stronger here.

16/1

5th

16

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Outside The Door

10st 9lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Padraig Roche

midfield, in touch with leaders after 4 out

22/1

Form: PP9F-0

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
Reserve; dual chase winner but the last was almost four years ago and isn't high on the list.
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0

1

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 182y

17:40 Sligo

The Red Menace

12st 0lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Ciaran Murphy

soon led on inner, led narrowly when fell 4 out

14/1

7th

6

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 7f 110y

17:10 Downpatrick

The Red Menace

11st 8lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

raced lazily at times, prominent early, dropped to midfield when pushed along briefly 4th, in rear before 9th

25/1

Form: 125-42

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 125

Form & Verdict
Dual chase winner has been consistent in the last year and ran a fine race to be second in the valuable Galway Blazers Chase last time; raised 5lb for that but can go well again up to a trip he stays; has run well at this course.
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10th

5

25th Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Quantum Realm

11st 10lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Dual chase winner has been consistent in the last year and ran a fine race to be second in the valuable Galway Blazers Chase last time; raised 5lb for that but can go well again up to a trip he stays; has run well at this course.

6/1

2nd

19

4th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 111y

18:00 Galway

Quantum Realm

10st 7lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Won over fences at Downpatrick and Perth last summer; should strip fitter as a result of last month's run over hurdles at Kilbeggan; fair fourth then for 7lb claimer; Jack Kennedy aboard; mark looks fair enough but might want better ground

10/1

4th

10

6th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

19:25 Tipperary

Quantum Realm

11st 6lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, pushed along after 3 out, ridden and headway from 2 out, went third approaching last, kept on but lost third final strides

16/1

Form: 5P8-P2 C

Last run: 67 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 119

Form & Verdict
Dual chase winner, including a Cork Grade 3 in 2021; has won at this track over hurdles and was also 2nd in the Midlands National over C&D; poor when last seen over fences but a decent hurdles run here since; cheekpieces tried.
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11th

7

25th Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Waitnsee

11st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

Dual chase winner, including a Cork Grade 3 in 2021; has won at this track over hurdles and was also 2nd in the Midlands National over C&D; poor when last seen over fences but a decent hurdles run here since; cheekpieces tried.

14/1

2nd

7

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:13 Kilbeggan

Waitnsee

10st 13lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

Course winner 11 months ago but lost her way since and pulled up or tailed off in last three starts; reverts to hurdles.

14/1

16

29th May 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

18:30 Ballinrobe

Waitnsee

10st 5lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: John Patrick Ryan

Strong stayer but struggled with consistency and only effort of note since her last win (July 2022) was a fifth in November's Cork National; others preferred.

40/1

Form: 5RFP-8 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict
Dual course winner over 2m3f but was 33l behind Mica Malpic over that trip here last time and has to improve enormously on that.
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0

8

25th Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Jack Hackett

11st 3lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Dual course winner over 2m3f but was 33l behind Mica Malpic over that trip here last time and has to improve enormously on that.

33/1

8th

4

12th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

19:55 Kilbeggan

Jack Hackett

11st 7lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Dual C&D winner has had excuses for some of his recent form figures; back after a break but has a chance if returning to the form of his 3rd in this race last year.

16/1

Form: 4013P-

Last run: 174 days

W: 10st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Four-time winner, including two over fences; pulled-up when last seen at Navan in March; probably best on softer ground and lacks a recent run.
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0

12

25th Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Difficult Decision

10st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

Four-time winner, including two over fences; pulled-up when last seen at Navan in March; probably best on softer ground and lacks a recent run.

25/1

10

4th Mar 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

16:50 Navan

Difficult Decision

10st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

led, headed and raced in second before 2nd, disputing second 5th, lost position 6th, midfield when slow jump 8th, weakened 9th, soon dropped to last and pulled up

9/2

3rd

1

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

13:23 Fairyhouse

Difficult Decision

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

led, joined home turn, headed when not fluent and lost second 2 out, soon ridden and no extra, weakened and eased run-in

3/1

Non-runners

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Payout
Exacta €52.70
Straight Forecast €46.25
Tricast €199.41
Trifecta €222.70

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Gateau De Miel

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Quantum Realm

SPOTLIGHT:

Mica Malpic

POSTDATA:

Macgiloney

The Irish Sun:

Gateau De Miel