March 10 / 16.55 Limerick

16.55

Soft To Heavy

Parade Ring Bar Novice Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £7695.65
  • 2m 1f 110y
  • 8 runners
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Parade Ring Bar Novice Handicap Chase

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £18.20
  • Place: £3.60

Form: /06F-6

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict
Dual winner; not a factor in a Down Royal handicap chase in January after 10 months off; others preferred.
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7

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 150y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Hurricane Cliff

10st 13lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

midfield, mistake 8th

7/2

1st

4

10th Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 1f 110y

16:55 Limerick

Hurricane Cliff

11st 5lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

in touch with leaders, smooth headway and prominent before 2 out, led 2 out, 3 lengths ahead when left clear last, ridden out towards finish

16/1

6th

4

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 115y

14:55 Down Royal

Hurricane Cliff

11st 6lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Failed to progress over hurdles after winning a Naas maiden three years ago; not disgraced on chasing debut at Gowran last February; fell at the sixth at the same venue the following month; off for 10 months

12/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: -8PP43 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict
Two wins over hurdles and respectable efforts in a pair of beginners chases at Fairyhouse and Clonmel; improving and could be a factor in his first handicap chase.
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4th

2

2nd Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 80y

16:30 Kilbeggan

The Gradual Slope

12st 0lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Sean O O’Brien

Takes a big drop in trip now having recorded his first chase win over a trip close to 4m at Punchestown; had been running well before that over a range of distances; his best hurdles form confirms he is trip-versatile.

9/2

12/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 506167 C

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Won a handicap hurdle off 90 here at Christmas; not as effective twice since over fences and others look more likely.
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1st

7

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 1f 100y

19:20 Limerick

Another Ocana

10st 10lb

J: E Walsh

T: L J Archdeacon

Two wins in points; off the mark over hurdles in a 2m3f handicap at this track in December; next three runs were over fences, including a moderate third over C&D when chance harmed by the interference caused by a faller; has to rebound from below-par run over hurdles here last week.

7/1

1st

7

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 1f 100y

19:20 Limerick

Another Ocana

10st 10lb

J: E Walsh

T: L J Archdeacon

Two wins in points; off the mark over hurdles in a 2m3f handicap at this track in December; next three runs were over fences, including a moderate third over C&D when chance harmed by the interference caused by a faller; has to rebound from below-par run over hurdles here last week.

7/1

6th

1

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Limerick

Another Ocana

11st 12lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: L J Archdeacon

Got off the mark over hurdles when winning over 2m3f at this track over Christmas time off 7lb lower; three chase runs since, with best effort coming back here last time; clearly goes well at this track so respected.

5/1

Form: -707FF D

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict
Without a win since a debut victory in a Down Royal maiden hurdle; comes here on the back of two falls in novice handicap chases; others preferred.
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4

23rd May 2024

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:30 Limerick

Invictus Machin

11st 13lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Didn't go on over hurdles after debut win at Down Royal; early faller in first two handicap chases but more like it at Tramore last month when getting back up for second over 2m6f (good) with stablemate Broken Ice in fifth; steadily improving 6yo and tries a new trip here.

11/2

6th

4

23rd May 2024

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:30 Limerick

Invictus Machin

11st 13lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Didn't go on over hurdles after debut win at Down Royal; early faller in first two handicap chases but more like it at Tramore last month when getting back up for second over 2m6f (good) with stablemate Broken Ice in fifth; steadily improving 6yo and tries a new trip here.

11/2

2nd

5

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 160y

16:20 Tramore

Invictus Machin

11st 5lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

held up in last, headway into midfield before 13th, went third and going easily 3 out

9/1

OUR TIP

Form: 51-682

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict
Tramore maiden hurdle winner last spring; jumped poorly but stuck to his task when second in a Fairyhouse beginners last month; sure to do better here with more accomplished jumping.
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1st

11

20th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 7f 176y

Class 1

15:35 Ayr

Macdermott

10st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

6yo who's had only nine races; sent chasing this term, easily best of his five chase runs when upped markedly to 3m on latest start and winning by 12l from the front in a nine-runner handicap at Fairyhouse (heavy); has a much higher mark today and he'd be the first 6yo to win this since Earth Summit 30 years ago, but that latest display showed major staying potential.

8/1

1st

11

20th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 7f 176y

Class 1

15:35 Ayr

Macdermott

10st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

6yo who's had only nine races; sent chasing this term, easily best of his five chase runs when upped markedly to 3m on latest start and winning by 12l from the front in a nine-runner handicap at Fairyhouse (heavy); has a much higher mark today and he'd be the first 6yo to win this since Earth Summit 30 years ago, but that latest display showed major staying potential.

8/1

1st

6

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 124y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Macdermott

11st 1lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Maiden hurdle winner over 2m4f last year; jumped poorly when second in 2m beginners' here before falling two out when in front travelling well on handicap debut at Limerick (2m1f); big step up in trip may help in the jumping department.

9/2

Form: -32535

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 6lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Dual point winner and hunter chase winner last Easter; consistent in handicap chases and acts on any ground but seems to need things to go his way; cheekpieces tried here.
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2

31st May 2024

Soft

1m 7f 110y

17:50 Tramore

Dundaniel

11st 2lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Michael G Kennedy

Hunter chase winner was competitive in handicaps last season at up to 2m6f; poor jumping performance at Limerick last month before switched to hurdles with very creditable third in Killarney novice; back chasing here over more forgiving fences so don't rule out.

9/1

3rd

6

13th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 50y

17:40 Killarney

Dundaniel

11st 4lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Michael G Kennedy

in touch with leaders, headway when switched right 3 out, went third when jumped right 2 out, not fluent and jumped right last, eased towards finish, no match for first two

33/1

3rd

6

13th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 50y

17:40 Killarney

Dundaniel

11st 4lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Michael G Kennedy

in touch with leaders, headway when switched right 3 out, went third when jumped right 2 out, not fluent and jumped right last, eased towards finish, no match for first two

33/1

Form: -64526 BF

Last run: 84 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
Winner over hurdles and has shown a similar level of ability over fences; runner-up in a Tramore beginners chase before disappointing on his handicap debut at Navan; needs to bounce back.
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12th

6

15th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Tipperary

Wee Charlie

11st 13lb

J: Oakley Brown

T: Thomas Gibney

Won a competitive handicap hurdle at Naas 14 months ago; mixed results chasing before running well enough in a 2m3f handicap hurdle at Limerick last month; a case can certainly be made but more rain would help his cause.

10/1

12th

6

15th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Tipperary

Wee Charlie

11st 13lb

J: Oakley Brown

T: Thomas Gibney

Won a competitive handicap hurdle at Naas 14 months ago; mixed results chasing before running well enough in a 2m3f handicap hurdle at Limerick last month; a case can certainly be made but more rain would help his cause.

10/1

4th

1

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Limerick

Wee Charlie

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

towards rear, headway after 3 out, prominent behind clear leader on near side of group before 2 out, weakened run-in

8/1

Form: -1U4F2

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
Easy winner of a Naas novice handicap chase in November and up 11lb for that; runner-up to prolific Aodhan May in a Navan handicap hurdle last week; comes here in good form although has to prove he can score off this mark.
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5th

16

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:00 Fairyhouse

Chosen Diamond

10st 1lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Edward Cawley

Experienced 8yo won a Naas novice handicap chase in November and good efforts in 2m4f Navan handicap hurdles including clear second to an improver earlier this month; dropped out tamely over fences at Limerick eight days later however; definite chance on best form with trip/ground to suit.

9/1

7

10th Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 1f 110y

16:55 Limerick

Chosen Diamond

10st 10lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Edward Cawley

prominent, soon went third

3/1

2nd

9

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:40 Navan

Chosen Diamond

10st 6lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Edward Cawley

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent after 4 out, challenging when raced wide 2 out, led but faced challenge before last, ridden and headed run-in, no match for winner

3/1

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €185.40
Straight Forecast €133.91
Tricast €1111.34
Trifecta €868.30

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Macdermott

The Irish Sun:

Chosen Diamond

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Dundaniel

TOPSPEED:

Macdermott

POSTDATA:

Macdermott