April 14 / 17.25 Down Royal

17.25

Yielding

Switch Today At fibrus.com Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5643.48
  • 3m 2f 50y
  • 11 runners
RTV
View Course
Switch Today At fibrus.com Handicap Chase

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £34.00
  • Place: £7.40

Form: 7P366P

Last run: 81 days

W: 10st 9lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Triple chase winner was third at Fairyhouse in November but has been disappointing last three starts; has a chance if back to form.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

11

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 2f 50y

17:25 Down Royal

Weihnachts

10st 9lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

held up in rear, headway and in touch with leaders 3 out, led last, ridden out

20/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 597634

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Dual point winner is a maiden under rules after 11 starts but solid runs last twice in 2m5f handicaps; a player if he stays this trip.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

5

8th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 104y

14:32 Punchestown

Marronstown

11st 10lb

J: Alex Harvey

T: D M Christie

led, headed but prominent 2nd, led again after 5 out, shaken up and clear approaching last, kept on well

10/1

2nd

8

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 2f 50y

17:25 Down Royal

Marronstown

11st 0lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: D M Christie

took keen hold, chased clear leader, lost second but prominent before 3 out, outpaced 2 out, rallied and went second inside final 110yds, no match for winner

8/1

2nd

8

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 2f 50y

17:25 Down Royal

Marronstown

11st 0lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: D M Christie

took keen hold, chased clear leader, lost second but prominent before 3 out, outpaced 2 out, rallied and went second inside final 110yds, no match for winner

8/1

20/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: -75P31

Last run: 75 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Wide-margin claiming hurdle winner in January; not as good over fences as yet in six starts but can't be ruled out.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

1

16th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 0y

16:55 Clonmel

Robinstown

12st 0lb

J: Alex Harvey

T: Cian Collins

raced in second, soon clear with one other, led 3rd, headed but prominent 6th, not fluent 4 out, weakened 3 out

9/2

10th

1

16th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 0y

16:55 Clonmel

Robinstown

12st 0lb

J: Alex Harvey

T: Cian Collins

raced in second, soon clear with one other, led 3rd, headed but prominent 6th, not fluent 4 out, weakened 3 out

9/2

Form: 139854 CD

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 13lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict
Two chase wins including over C&D last year; was a fine 4th off a break in a Listed handicap at Leopardstown (2m5f) last time; leading player with that run behind him up in trip.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

14

12th May 2024

Good

3m 2f 0y

16:30 Killarney

The Abbey

10st 1lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Just 2-17 over fences; fair fourth behind today's rival Brideswell Lad at Leopardstown in March after a break; failed to improve on that when taking the same place over 3m2f at Down Royal four weeks ago.

12/1

10th

14

12th May 2024

Good

3m 2f 0y

16:30 Killarney

The Abbey

10st 1lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Just 2-17 over fences; fair fourth behind today's rival Brideswell Lad at Leopardstown in March after a break; failed to improve on that when taking the same place over 3m2f at Down Royal four weeks ago.

12/1

4th

2

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 2f 50y

17:25 Down Royal

The Abbey

11st 13lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear, headway 3 out, went fourth last, edged right and weakened gradually inside final 110yds

3/1

28/1

Form: 46-66U

Last run: 107 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Is 1-16 over hurdles; in rear when unseated on chasing debut last time; others preferred.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7

8th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 104y

14:32 Punchestown

Dr Val

11st 3lb

J: Carl Millar

T: E Sheehy

midfield, not fluent 6th, mistake towards rear 10th, mistake 12th, soon pulled up

20/1

5

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 50y

17:10 Wexford

Dr Val

11st 4lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: E Sheehy

Record of 1-16 over hurdles; unseated on chase debut but got round at Down Royal (3m2f) and was only 9l away.

14/1

5

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 50y

17:10 Wexford

Dr Val

11st 4lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: E Sheehy

Record of 1-16 over hurdles; unseated on chase debut but got round at Down Royal (3m2f) and was only 9l away.

14/1

Form: P6P4P3

Last run: 15 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict
Dual chase winner up to 3m; back to form with a fine 3rd at Fairyhouse last time; raised 1lb for that but can be a player again.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

1

11th Jun 2024

Good

2m 2f 91y

16:45 Sligo

Routine Excellence

12st 0lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Gavin Cromwell

Mostly seen over fences these days but finished third in a Clonmel claimer last month and won't be far away with something similar.

10/1

3rd

4

16th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 0y

16:55 Clonmel

Routine Excellence

11st 8lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield, headway after 4 out, went third before 2 out, kept on

8/1

3rd

4

16th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 0y

16:55 Clonmel

Routine Excellence

11st 8lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield, headway after 4 out, went third before 2 out, kept on

8/1

Form: 556P35

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Not bad runs lately over hurdles; however, was well-held on handicap chase debut in November and others are preferred.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

10

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 2f 50y

17:25 Down Royal

Danny The Fence

10st 9lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Karl Thornton

Not bad runs lately over hurdles; however, was well-held on handicap chase debut in November and others are preferred.

25/1

7th

10

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 2f 50y

17:25 Down Royal

Danny The Fence

10st 9lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Karl Thornton

Not bad runs lately over hurdles; however, was well-held on handicap chase debut in November and others are preferred.

25/1

Form: 4255UF

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Unlucky to unseat two runs ago at Navan but was running well when falling last time at Leopardstown; the cheekpieces worn then are retained; be involved.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

4

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 2f 50y

17:25 Down Royal

Old Soul

11st 11lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Liz Doyle

Unlucky to unseat two runs ago at Navan but was running well when falling last time at Leopardstown; the cheekpieces worn then are retained; be involved.

6/1

8th

4

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 2f 50y

17:25 Down Royal

Old Soul

11st 11lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Liz Doyle

Unlucky to unseat two runs ago at Navan but was running well when falling last time at Leopardstown; the cheekpieces worn then are retained; be involved.

6/1

Form: 4/7P-P

Last run: 349 days

W: 11st 0lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Veteran has won up to 3m4f over fences; however, has lost his form badly in last few years and others preferred.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

7

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 2f 50y

17:25 Down Royal

Amaulino

11st 0lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: R K Watson

Veteran has won up to 3m4f over fences; however, has lost his form badly in last few years and others preferred.

40/1

OUR TIP

Form: 46PP33

Last run: 107 days

W: 11st 12lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict
Dual chase winner returned to form at Limerick last time; dropped 2lb and can be involved if ready enough after a break.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

1

11th Jun 2024

Good

3m 1f 170y

19:45 Sligo

The Dabbler

12st 4lb

J: Mr R A Berry

T: Liam P Cusack

towards rear

25/1

9

23rd May 2024

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:30 Limerick

The Dabbler

11st 9lb

J: Mr P W Gleeson

T: Liam P Cusack

Won over just shy of this trip as a novice back in 2021 but without success since; run here at Christmas encouraging, not so at Down Royal last time.

14/1

5th

9

23rd May 2024

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:30 Limerick

The Dabbler

11st 9lb

J: Mr P W Gleeson

T: Liam P Cusack

Won over just shy of this trip as a novice back in 2021 but without success since; run here at Christmas encouraging, not so at Down Royal last time.

14/1

Form: 065352

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Maiden was just denied over 3m at Limerick last time; raised 2lb but should have more to offer; this longer trip should be fine and go well.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

1

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 50y

17:10 Wexford

Atacanter

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Maiden but with placed form over fences and was outrunning his odds (50-1) when unseating over 3m7f at Punchestown two weeks ago.

16/1

3rd

1

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 1f 50y

17:10 Wexford

Atacanter

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Maiden but with placed form over fences and was outrunning his odds (50-1) when unseating over 3m7f at Punchestown two weeks ago.

16/1

20

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

Atacanter

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

0-15 overall, placed in two of his five starts over fences, including second to He Fitz In at Limerick; in rear at Down Royal, losing all chance with a bad mistake 3lb out of the handicap.

20/1

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €192.40
Straight Forecast €125.54
Tricast €595.12
Trifecta €940.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Old Soul

SPOTLIGHT:

The Abbey

The Irish Sun:

Old Soul

POSTDATA:

The Abbey