April 19 / 20.07 Ballinrobe

20.07

Heavy

John Madden & Sons INH Flat Race

  • Prize money: £5386.96
  • 1m 7f 164y
  • 10 runners
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John Madden & Sons INH Flat Race

Runners: 10 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

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4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.00
  • Place: £1.20

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Walk In The Park gelding; cost 80,000euros as a foal and 140,000euros as a 3yo; half-brother to winners Fayonagh (Champion Bumper/2m hurdle) and Buck Rogers (2m3f/2m4f hurdle); dam bumper winner/placed 2m and 2m4f hurdles, half-sister to useful Flat stayer/high-class hurdler Solerina; plenty to like about his pedigree and any market support would be significant.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

1

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Butch Cassidy

11st 10lb

J: Mr E P O’Brien

T: Philip Fenton

prominent throughout, shaken up to lead under 2f out, ridden and faced challenge inside final furlong, kept on well towards finish

4/1

1st

1

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Butch Cassidy

11st 10lb

J: Mr E P O’Brien

T: Philip Fenton

prominent throughout, shaken up to lead under 2f out, ridden and faced challenge inside final furlong, kept on well towards finish

4/1

18/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Walk In The Park gelding; cost 30,000euros as a 3yo; closely related to 2m6f hurdle winner Tiny Tantrum; dam 2m-2m1f hurdle winner, half-sister to 2m-3m hurdle/chase winner Stormyisland Ahead; yard have bumper winners; this one may need further.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

10

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Swingin Safari

11st 10lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: S Curling

held up in rear, headway 3f out, went second towards far side over 1f out, challenging inside final furlong, kept on well, just held

18/1

2nd

10

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Swingin Safari

11st 10lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: S Curling

held up in rear, headway 3f out, went second towards far side over 1f out, challenging inside final furlong, kept on well, just held

18/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
It's Gino filly; cost 25,000euros as a 3yo; dam French 1m7f Listed hurdle winner, closely related to smart 2m-2m2f hurdle/chase winner Fan De Blues, half-sister to useful French 2m-2m5f jumps winner Etudiant; probably won't mind the ground; yard 6-30 in bumpers last five years.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

12

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Gino Bella

11st 3lb

J: Mr L T Turner

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

midfield, headway on outer 2f out, raced wide home turn, ran on and went third inside final furlong, no match for first two

6/1

3rd

12

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Gino Bella

11st 3lb

J: Mr L T Turner

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

midfield, headway on outer 2f out, raced wide home turn, ran on and went third inside final furlong, no match for first two

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Kept on for a distance seventh in a point having made errors; best watched on rules bow here.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

8

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Pondicherry

11st 10lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: Peter McCreery

led, headed under 2f out, weakened final furlong

33/1

4th

8

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Pondicherry

11st 10lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: Peter McCreery

led, headed under 2f out, weakened final furlong

33/1

Form: 5 BF

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Mastercraftsman gelding who was turned over when favourite in a maiden hurdle at Cork on debut, finishing fifth of 20; however, would have finished closer with a slicker jump at the last and the runner-up from that contest has gone close since; should go well now tackling a bumper.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

6

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Mack The Chemist

11st 10lb

J: Mr J L Gleeson

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent, outpaced 1f out, soon no extra

7/4

5th

6

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Mack The Chemist

11st 10lb

J: Mr J L Gleeson

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent, outpaced 1f out, soon no extra

7/4

5th

7

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 150y

14:23 Cork

Mack The Chemist

11st 7lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Mastercraftsman gelding; half-brother to 6f-1m1f winner Soller Bay (RPR 68); dam unraced half-sister to 6f AW 2yo winner Furas, out of 7f AW 2yo winning half-sister to 1m Group 2 winner Emerald Commander; market probably the best guide to his chance.

13/2

Form: 32

Last run: 58 days

W: 11st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Distant third of six in a Gowran bumper on debut in January and was 11l behind disqualified winner at Punchestown since; likely to need a step forward to land this.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

8

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Real Empire

10st 12lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Placed in two bumpers earlier this year but was tailed-off on hurdling debut at Punchestown, albeit in a classy race; drops in class at least.

6/1

6th

8

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Real Empire

10st 12lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Placed in two bumpers earlier this year but was tailed-off on hurdling debut at Punchestown, albeit in a classy race; drops in class at least.

6/1

12th

16

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

15:40 Punchestown

Real Empire

11st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Placed in two of his bumper starts; lacks hurdling experience and faces an unenviable task against older rivals.

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Buck's Boom gelding; cost 3,500euros as a yearling; half-brother to French winners Griviere (2m4f chase) and Jobartim (2m1f hurdle); dam placed in French 2m2f/2m3f chases, half-sister to French 2m1f Listed hurdle winner Vadero D'Airy; suitable test and probably won't mind the ground; yard get bumper winners.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

7

12th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

17:05 Killarney

Kingdom Calling

11st 10lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Faded in the last quarter-mile on debut at Ballinrobe; better ground may help his cause.

16/1

10th

7

12th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

17:05 Killarney

Kingdom Calling

11st 10lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Faded in the last quarter-mile on debut at Ballinrobe; better ground may help his cause.

16/1

7th

5

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Kingdom Calling

11st 10lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

midfield

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Ocovango gelding; dam point winner (well beaten bumper/hurdle/chase), out of twice-raced half-sister to 2m4f-3m6f hurdle/chase winner Calvic and 3m-3m1f hurdle/chase winner Hopeful Start; stoutly bred and likely best watched on debut.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

3

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Deerpark Hill

11st 10lb

J: Mr S Tobin

T: Sean Aherne

midfield

33/1

8th

3

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Deerpark Hill

11st 10lb

J: Mr S Tobin

T: Sean Aherne

midfield

33/1

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Elusive Pimpernel filly; half-sister to winners Kyles Bay (7f; RPR 96), Cinnin Oir (7f; 72), Wall Street Wally (2m2f hurdle) and Our Brian (2m1f/2m2f hurdle); dam 1m 2yo winner (69); best watched for yard with low strike-rate in bumpers.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

11

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Elusive Ruby

11st 3lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: P A Fahy

towards rear

25/1

9th

11

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Elusive Ruby

11st 3lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: P A Fahy

towards rear

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Vadamos gelding; dam unraced half-sister to winners Made In Taipan (smart 2m-2m4f hurdle/chase) and Made In Time (2m3f-2m7f hurdle/chase); yard 0-6 in bumpers last five years.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

7

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Move It

11st 10lb

J: Mr M J Kenneally

T: Josh Halley

midfield

33/1

10th

7

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 164y

20:07 Ballinrobe

Move It

11st 10lb

J: Mr M J Kenneally

T: Josh Halley

midfield

33/1

Non-runners

Chuck Bass, El Cairos

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €9.00
Straight Forecast €11.59
Trifecta €48.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Mack The Chemist

POSTDATA:

Real Empire

The Irish Sun:

Mack The Chemist