April 14 / 16.50 Down Royal

16.50

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Fibrus Total Home Wi-Fi Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5130.43
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Fibrus Total Home Wi-Fi Handicap Chase

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £11.90
  • Place: £2.90

Form: 736384 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Losing run since 2020 and 0-14 over fences, notably narrowly beaten at Tipperary last season and fair third at Fairyhouse this term; needs to improve on recent form.
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Verdict Starting price

6th

8

(6)

4th Jul 2024

Good

1m 4f 71y

20:20 Bellewstown

Politicise

11st 0lb

J: Mr C A Bowman

T: Cian Collins

Won a 2m4f Down Royal handicap chase in April for his first success in nearly four years; outclassed here on belated return to Flat action.

100/1

10th

4

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Politicise

11st 12lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

midfield, towards rear halfway

9/2

10th

4

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Politicise

11st 12lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

midfield, towards rear halfway

9/2

100/30

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 81134P D

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Progressive in handicap hurdles this season with two wins at Fairyhouse (2m/2m4f) on heavy; held by the handicapper of late and now tries fences again off potentially lenient mark (15lb below hurdles mark).
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2nd

8

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Dont Talk

11st 4lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Karl Thornton

prominent, challenging 3 out, led narrowly before 2 out, ridden after 2 out, carried right towards finish, headed final stride, hit rail just after line

100/30

2nd

8

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Dont Talk

11st 4lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Karl Thornton

prominent, challenging 3 out, led narrowly before 2 out, ridden after 2 out, carried right towards finish, headed final stride, hit rail just after line

100/30

13

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Fairyhouse

Dont Talk

10st 11lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Karl Thornton

Progressive in handicaps (two wins at this venue, including over this trip); fourth in a conditions race here last time; this will suit better.

10/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 22-304 D BF

Last run: 85 days

W: 10st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Dual hurdles winner including 3m handicap at Clonmel last season; well-backed on only second start chasing when fourth at Navan in January, having travelled well for long way (3m); chase mark remains attractive and drop back in trip here may suit.
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5th

13

10th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 150y

19:55 Downpatrick

Tangental

10st 11lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C A Murphy

prominent, not fluent 4th, not fluent 5th

4/1

5th

13

10th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 150y

19:55 Downpatrick

Tangental

10st 11lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C A Murphy

prominent, not fluent 4th, not fluent 5th

4/1

15

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Tangental

10st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C A Murphy

Dual hurdles winner is unexposed and 10lb lower over fences; not far behind a couple of these when fourth at Navan; only beaten 4l over 2m4f at Down Royal last time and stepping back up in trip should suit.

7/2

  • Place: £16.10

Form: 934P0/

Last run: 731 days

W: 10st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
First reserve; fair fourth at Tramore in December 2021 but both subsequent runs poor; back from two years absence here.
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Verdict Starting price

8th

10

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 3f 100y

18:50 Downpatrick

Jimlis Island

10st 0lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: R K Watson

towards rear throughout

7/2

8th

10

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 3f 100y

18:50 Downpatrick

Jimlis Island

10st 0lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: R K Watson

held up in rear

7/2

4th

16

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Jimlis Island

10st 3lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: R K Watson

midfield, in touch with leaders before 3 out, prominent before 2 out, no extra when jumped slightly right last

Form: -1P570 D

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Won over this trip at Limerick last year, interrupted campaign this term, poor effort over hurdles latest; ideally wants better ground so hard to fancy.
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5th

11

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Legacy Of Dreams

10st 11lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

soon led, faced challenges 3 out, headed when not fluent 2 out, soon weakened

16/1

5th

11

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Legacy Of Dreams

10st 11lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

soon led, faced challenges 3 out, headed when not fluent 2 out, soon weakened

16/1

13th

16

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Legacy Of Dreams

10st 0lb

J: Conor Owens

T: P J Rothwell

Winning chaser, recorded a long-priced handicap success at Limerick last May; 0-10 over hurdles, well beaten over this trip at Punchestown last time.

16/1

Form: 440756

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Some ability in maiden hurdles for Gavin Cromwell; not much of note chasing, well out of depth the last twice; initial handicap mark 3lb below his hurdles mark so there may be something to work on.
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7th

3

10th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

19:20 Downpatrick

Ivar The Boneless

11st 11lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: R K Watson

in touch with leaders, slow jump 1st, not fluent 6th

10/1

7th

3

10th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

19:20 Downpatrick

Ivar The Boneless

11st 11lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: R K Watson

in touch with leaders, slow jump 1st, not fluent 6th

10/1

Form: 0-PP90

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Sole win came in 3m Kilbeggan handicap hurdle on good ground; nothing of late on much worse ground and remains opposable.
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9th

13

19th Jul 2024

Good

2m 7f 0y

16:50 Killarney

Land Jet

10st 8lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Peter Maher

Produced best effort in some time when an eyecatching fifth over hurdles at Ballinrobe (2m6f, good to yielding) in May; followed that up with runner-up finish at Punchestown (3m1f, good) over fences when last seen; chance down in grade.

8/1

2nd

13

8th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 104y

14:32 Punchestown

Land Jet

10st 0lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Peter Maher

midfield, good headway and in touch with leaders after 4 out, went third after 3 out, chased clear leader last, kept on, no match for winner

40/1

Form: /31-47 BF

Last run: 156 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Won over hurdles for Robert Tyner and scored over fences for current yard last season in 2m2f Clonmel novice handicap; beaten favourite however both starts this term at 2m1f, reportedly blood found in nostrils here in November; back from a break.
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Verdict Starting price

8th

4

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Womalko

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders after 3 out, mistake and weakened 2 out, not fluent last

9/2

8th

4

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Womalko

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders after 3 out, mistake and weakened 2 out, not fluent last

9/2

7th

9

10th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 100y

14:37 Down Royal

Womalko

10st 3lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Gordon Elliott

Won over hurdles for Robert Tyner; joined Gordon Elliott for last season and has had only three races, all at Clonmel, over three different trips and favorite each time; raised 6lb for a 2m2f win last December; may have needed recent return; strong contender now.

5/2

OUR TIP

Form: -60009

Last run: 63 days

W: 12st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Losing run since 2020 when trained by Nicky Henderson; has shown nothing in four outings (last three hurdling) since November.
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Verdict Starting price

11

12th Jul 2024

Good

3m 1f 80y

20:30 Kilbeggan

Welsh Saint

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: C A McBratney

Now 0-13 chasing, Downpatrick handicap second over 3m (good) his best recent effort; likely up against it back in maiden company.

25/1

2

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 7f 150y

16:35 Downpatrick

Welsh Saint

12st 0lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: C A McBratney

Beaten roughly 1l over C&D on his penultimate run; didn't jump well at Cartmel since but worth forgiving that run and could go well back here.

4/1

4th

4

27th May 2024

Good To Soft

3m 5f 80y

Class 3

15:30 Cartmel

Welsh Saint

10st 2lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: C A McBratney

didn't always jump with fluency, raced in second, hit 8th, good jump and briefly led 10th

2/1

16/1

Form: 031-3P

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 6lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Winner of a banks race at last year's Punchestown festival and followed up with a solid third in a conventional handicap chase at the same venue; pulled up on last month's return to action here on unsuitably soft ground and again ground concerns here.
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5

2nd May 2024

Yielding

4m 1f 11y

16:50 Punchestown

Subset

11st 12lb

J: Mr B T Stone

T: Peter Maher

didn't jump well, in touch with leaders early, raced in last when not fluent 20th

25/1

Form: F22241

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict
Consistent this season, winning over hurdles at Navan and off the mark chasing over 3m at Limerick last month, wandering around a bit but seeing it out well when clear with the runner-up on heavy; 7lb higher and trip as short as he wants.
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10th

1

2nd Jun 2024

Good

3m 1f 32y

14:55 Kilbeggan

He Fitz In

12st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: D E Fitzgerald

Last four runs have been over fences, faller on latest; not badly treated over hurdles, bearing in mind that he won a Limerick handicap chase off this rating in March; conditions were testing then, but has won on better ground.

5/1

Form: 78P384

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Best performance so far when third over C&D in January (soft); modest fourth behind He Fitz In at Leopardstown latest so plenty more needed here.
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7

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Soldier Of Honour

11st 2lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Poor at Down Royal last time having been good third there in January; closely matched with Made In The Woods on Limerick running behind He Fitz In; quite unexposed so may be capable of better.

12/1

7

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Soldier Of Honour

11st 2lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Poor at Down Royal last time having been good third there in January; closely matched with Made In The Woods on Limerick running behind He Fitz In; quite unexposed so may be capable of better.

12/1

12th

7

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Soldier Of Honour

11st 6lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

in touch with leaders, mistake and lost ground 4 out, weakened before 3 out, tailed off when jumped badly right last

14/1

Form: 7-PP06 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Cork beginners winner last season but lost form totally; back from point-to-points when never sighted at Leopardstown last month; hard to see him coming on enough to feature here.
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13th

6

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Joy Of Life

11st 9lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Seamus Neville

jumped left on occasions, didn't always jump with fluency, prominent, pressed leader 4th, lost second when mistake 4 out, weakened before 3 out

14/1

13th

6

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Joy Of Life

11st 9lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Seamus Neville

jumped left on occasions, didn't always jump with fluency, prominent, pressed leader 4th, lost second when mistake 4 out, weakened before 3 out

14/1

Form: -89F55

Last run: 105 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced 95-rated hurdler who fell on chase debut and has faced smart types when well held twice since; unexposed and worth a market check here on handicap debut.
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2nd

9

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 50y

17:10 Wexford

Hunt Museum

10st 7lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Francis J Flood

0-8; fell on chase debut before finishing tailed off in races won by top notchers; however, went off 18-1 for handicap debut at Down Royal (2m4f) and again he didn't jump well.

10/1

2nd

9

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 50y

17:10 Wexford

Hunt Museum

10st 7lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Francis J Flood

0-8; fell on chase debut before finishing tailed off in races won by top notchers; however, went off 18-1 for handicap debut at Down Royal (2m4f) and again he didn't jump well.

10/1

14th

10

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Hunt Museum

11st 2lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Francis J Flood

didn't jump well, in rear throughout

12/1

Form: 3422P7

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Staying seems to be his forte, placed in 3m handicap hurdles last summer on much better ground; never counted on last month's comeback here and makes chasing debut now.
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1st

3

20th Jul 2024

Good

2m 6f 31y

Class 4

13:40 Cartmel

Dinoland

11st 0lb

J: Dylan Kidd

T: John C McConnell

Placed a few times but remains a maiden and tried chasing the once; the first-time visor did him no harm when going close in a Kilbeggan handicap last week (3m1f, good to yielding) and should be on the scene if as good again.

7/2

2nd

5

12th Jul 2024

Good

3m 0f 180y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Dinoland

11st 12lb

J: Alex Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Maiden has been placed a few times over hurdles; found to be sore after a poor run last time at Punchestown in the race Western Model won; has a chance if rebounding from that.

10/1

2

21st May 2024

Good

2m 7f 144y

17:00 Punchestown

Dinoland

11st 12lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Staying his forte, placed in 3m handicaps last summer on good ground and back to form on similar ground over 2m6f at Downpatrick 11 days ago, just denied after prominent ride in this headgear combination; definite contender.

11/2

Form: 0-96PP

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 9lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Won Downpatrick handicap hurdle back in 2019 but losing run since and pulled up twice within a week last month, latter occasion when tried in a tongue tie; very hard to fancy.
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13

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Thegoaheadman

10st 9lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

pushed along briefly, soon midfield, bit short of room on inner after 3rd, lost position when reminder after 7th, dropped to rear and weakened after 4 out, pulled up before 3 out

33/1

13

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Thegoaheadman

10st 9lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

pushed along briefly, soon midfield, bit short of room on inner after 3rd, lost position when reminder after 7th, dropped to rear and weakened after 4 out, pulled up before 3 out

33/1

Non-runners

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Payout
Exacta €159.70
Straight Forecast €97.58
Tricast €349.03
Trifecta €821.30

Selections

The Irish Sun:

Hunt Museum

SPOTLIGHT:

Don't Talk

POSTDATA:

He Fitz In

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Tangental