December 28 / 15.50 Limerick

15.50

Soft To Heavy

Woodlands House Hotel Adare Flat Race

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 2f 0y
  • 9 runners
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Woodlands House Hotel Adare Flat Race

Runners: 9 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.10
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 32

Last run: 19 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Similar RPRs in making the frame in bumpers at Clonmel and Navan (heavy for both); might nick one of these before going over hurdles.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

12

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

14:40 Naas

The Story So Far

11st 12lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Beaten when falling in a 3m maiden at Limerick last time for which he was only 2-1; won his bumper there in December but next time out he was a long way behind Dr Eggman; will need his best yet.

14/1

5th

12

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

14:40 Naas

The Story So Far

11st 12lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Beaten when falling in a 3m maiden at Limerick last time for which he was only 2-1; won his bumper there in December but next time out he was a long way behind Dr Eggman; will need his best yet.

14/1

5

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:45 Limerick

The Story So Far

11st 12lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Ran with credit in three bumpers and took a step forward on second hurdles outing when onepaced fourth over 2m at Punchestown last month; could well improve for this step up in trip and yard continues in good form.

11/2

50/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 0-7

Last run: 70 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Beaten 19l and 25l in his first two bumpers and clearly needs to find something.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3rd

9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:05 Downpatrick

RememberHesmine

11st 12lb

J: Mr A P Fahey

T: P G Fahey

in touch with leaders, headway and went third approaching last, kept on, no match for first two

12/1

3rd

9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:05 Downpatrick

RememberHesmine

11st 12lb

J: Mr A P Fahey

T: P G Fahey

in touch with leaders, headway and went third approaching last, kept on, no match for first two

12/1

4th

8

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 152y

19:15 Clonmel

RememberHesmine

12st 0lb

J: Mr A P Fahey

T: P G Fahey

took keen hold, prominent, on inner, lost position but in touch with leaders before straight, kept on and went modest fourth inside final furlong

5/1

5/6

  • Place: £1.02

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Had a subsequent rules winner back in third when winning his point (good to yielding) earlier this year and joined these powerful connections for £150,000; of obvious interest.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3

15th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:30 Tipperary

Cadoudal Saint

11st 4lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Point winner on goodish ground; beaten favourite in a bumper and a maiden hurdle; likely much better than what he has shown so far and perhaps this better ground will help bring that out.

6/1

4th

3

15th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:30 Tipperary

Cadoudal Saint

11st 4lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

didn't always jump with fluency, pressed leader, led narrowly after 3rd, headed before 2 out, soon weakened

6/1

5th

2

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:53 Cork

Cadoudal Saint

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

didn't always jump with fluency, led early, prominent from 1st

7/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Only recently won a 3m point on testing ground by 6l; should have a future under rules.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

7

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

15:40 Punchestown

Freemans Bay

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Sean Byrne

Point winner in November, beating a well-exposed sort; close fourth of nine in a Limerick bumper in December; remote third behind subsequent Cheltenham winner Jasmin De Vaux at Naas in January; made a fine start over hurdles with 2m4f maiden win at Cork; big jump in class now.

25/1

5th

7

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

15:40 Punchestown

Freemans Bay

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Sean Byrne

Point winner in November, beating a well-exposed sort; close fourth of nine in a Limerick bumper in December; remote third behind subsequent Cheltenham winner Jasmin De Vaux at Naas in January; made a fine start over hurdles with 2m4f maiden win at Cork; big jump in class now.

25/1

1st

3

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:53 Cork

Freemans Bay

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Sean Byrne

in touch with leaders

10/1

OUR TIP

20/1

Form: 4

Last run: 19 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Showed some quirks in his points but an 18l fourth at Navan (heavy) confirms that he has some ability; however, has ground to make up with The Story So Far and probably vulnerable from a win perspective.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

5

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 172y

16:45 Ballinrobe

Aclass

11st 4lb

J: Richard Condon

T: J P Flavin

midfield

25/1

13th

5

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 172y

16:45 Ballinrobe

Aclass

11st 4lb

J: Richard Condon

T: J P Flavin

midfield

25/1

5th

1

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 0y

15:50 Limerick

Aclass

12st 0lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: J P Flavin

raced in third, headway challenging 2f out, weakened inside final 110yds

20/1

Form: /28365

Last run: 61 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Winning pointer who has placed form in bumpers and didn't run at all badly in a maiden hurdle at Galway two months ago; has accrued plenty of experience but he's clearly vulnerable to anything with potential.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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6th

1

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 52y

17:40 Thurles

Barton Snow

12st 0lb

J: Miss M M McElligott

T: William P Murphy

Winning pointer; placed in two of his seven bumper starts; fair firth a maiden hurdle at Galway two starts back; lesser form since then; might prefer better ground.

12/1

8th

3

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 150y

13:45 Navan

Barton Snow

11st 12lb

J: Miss M M McElligott

T: William P Murphy

in rear

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Third foal; dam unraced half-sister to high-class 2m3f-3m2f hurdle/chase winner Total Recall and 2m hurdle winner Rock On Lilly; stable 0-10 in bumpers recent seasons.
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No / Draw
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8

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Little Eddie

11st 4lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Liam P Cusack

Hard to fancu on form in two bumpers and a maiden hurdle.

200/1

Form: 5

Last run: 30 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Ran okay at Tramore but no more than that in finishing 29l behind the principals.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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17th

9

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

13:30 Naas

Shades Of Tara

11st 12lb

J: Richard Condon

T: P A Fahy

prominent behind clear leaders, not fluent 2nd, lost ground after 4th

50/1

17th

9

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

13:30 Naas

Shades Of Tara

11st 12lb

J: Richard Condon

T: P A Fahy

prominent behind clear leaders, not fluent 2nd, lost ground after 4th

50/1

10th

17

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 0y

13:07 Naas

Shades Of Tara

11st 12lb

J: Sarah Kavanagh

T: P A Fahy

Soundly beaten in two bumpers and two maiden hurdles; up against it once again.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fifth foal; half-brother to winners Darling Daughter (bumper) and Premier Queen (bumper/2m hurdle); dam bumper/useful 2m-3m hurdle winner, sister to 2m5f-4m1f hurdle/smart chase (Midlands National) winner Firebird Flyer; likely best watched.
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0

12

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:12 Cork

Wilsons Creek

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: James Daniel Dullea

25-1 last of nine when tailed off in a Limerick bumper last week.

40/1

9th

11

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 0y

15:50 Limerick

Wilsons Creek

12st 0lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: James Daniel Dullea

in touch with leaders

50/1

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Payout
Exacta €87.90
Straight Forecast €70.79
Trifecta €140.90

Selections

POSTDATA:

The Story So Far

The Irish Sun:

Cadoudal Saint

SPOTLIGHT:

Staffordshire Knot