April 19 / 18.20 Limerick

18.20

Soft To Heavy

Parade Ring Bar Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5386.96
  • 2m 3f 0y
  • 10 runners
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Parade Ring Bar Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.80
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 133232 C

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Won over 3m here earlier in the season and solid since, including when behind the progressive Aodhan May at Punchestown in February (3m1f); again had to settle for second behind Aodhan May here last week; this trip is two furlongs shorter, but strong contender all the same
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

3

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Limerick

Cosmo Renfro

11st 11lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Shane Nolan

prominent, lost position when pushed along after 3 out, headway and went second before 2 out, ridden to lead after last, stayed on

3/1

1st

3

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Limerick

Cosmo Renfro

11st 11lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Shane Nolan

prominent, lost position when pushed along after 3 out, headway and went second before 2 out, ridden to lead after last, stayed on

3/1

2nd

10

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

16:20 Limerick

Cosmo Renfro

10st 1lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Shane Nolan

prominent alone on inner, not fluent 5th, disputed lead before 8th, led narrowly 4 out, faced challenge but going okay 2 out, ridden after last, headed towards finish

6/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 030403

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Has run well in maiden/handicap hurdles at Clonmel over 2m; ran poorly on his first two visits to this track; much more encouraging run over C&D last week; blinkered now.
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

8

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Limerick

Beeverstown Place

11st 2lb

J: Niall Moore

T: M A Cahill

soon prominent, went second before 6th, lost position when outpaced before straight, soon dropped to midfield, headway when switched right before 2 out, went second run-in, no match for winner

6/1

2nd

8

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Limerick

Beeverstown Place

11st 2lb

J: Niall Moore

T: M A Cahill

soon prominent, went second before 6th, lost position when outpaced before straight, soon dropped to midfield, headway when switched right before 2 out, went second run-in, no match for winner

6/1

3rd

7

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:55 Limerick

Beeverstown Place

11st 8lb

J: Niall Moore

T: M A Cahill

didn't jump well, led narrowly or disputed lead, briefly headed 1st, briefly headed 3rd

14/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 537059 C

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 9lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
No sign of his best form since a third placing at this venue in December; new headgear combination tried; others preferred.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Limerick

Cosmic Rock

11st 9lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

raced wide, soon led, headed 2nd, disputed lead after 3rd, led clearly before 6th, ridden and reduced lead after 2 out, jumped slightly right last, headed and lost second when weakened run-in

14/1

3rd

4

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Limerick

Cosmic Rock

11st 9lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

raced wide, soon led, headed 2nd, disputed lead after 3rd, led clearly before 6th, ridden and reduced lead after 2 out, jumped slightly right last, headed and lost second when weakened run-in

14/1

9th

9

1st Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:23 Cork

Cosmic Rock

11st 3lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

in touch with leaders, not fluent 3 out, weakened approaching last

20/1

OUR TIP

Form: 64526F

Last run: 40 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Held in second when falling in a chase at this venue last time; useful hurdles form last season, featuring a Naas win and seconds at Fairyhouse and Naas;
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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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: 0000P3

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
In the money for the first time when third at Down Royal; probably on the upgrade but more needed to feature here
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

11

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Limerick

Without Exception

10st 8lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear, mistake and jockey lost iron briefly 3rd, headway after 3 out

10/1

Form: 998481

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Improved form when scoring over a furlong further than this at Cork a month ago; runner-up Shana Cloon is limited, but is a reliable yardstick; could be in the mix again off 6lb higher.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

12

1st Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 80y

16:10 Listowel

Knockbrack Rambler

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Won a handicap hurdle on more testing ground at Cork in March; well beaten twice since off this higher mark and others preferred now.

16/1

8th

15

9th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:40 Tipperary

Knockbrack Rambler

11st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Won a modest Cork handicap (2m4f, soft to heavy) off 7lb lower in March but then well held at Limerick; stamina to prove over this far.

12/1

8th

15

9th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:40 Tipperary

Knockbrack Rambler

11st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Won a modest Cork handicap (2m4f, soft to heavy) off 7lb lower in March but then well held at Limerick; stamina to prove over this far.

12/1

Form: 15525F C

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Took a heavy fall in a handicap chase at Gowran last time; runs off 99 here so potentially very well handicapped relative to his 121 mark over fences; however, may need this to reboot her confidence.
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

2

23rd May 2024

Good

2m 3f 160y

17:55 Limerick

Bonnie Kellie

10st 11lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: S Curling

prominent, not fluent 9th, pressed leader after 3 out

5/1

3rd

2

23rd May 2024

Good

2m 3f 160y

17:55 Limerick

Bonnie Kellie

10st 11lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: S Curling

prominent, not fluent 9th, pressed leader after 3 out

5/1

Form: 0900

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Showed just a hint of ability in three maiden hurdles last autumn; big price when finishing last at Navan in her first handicap; seems safe to rule out
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3rd

5

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Wexford

Dream Once More

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

Well beaten in two handicaps lately and has loads to find.

40/1

3rd

5

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Wexford

Dream Once More

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

Well beaten in two handicaps lately and has loads to find.

40/1

8th

9

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Limerick

Dream Once More

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

raced in second, led narrowly 2nd, not fluent 3rd, soon disputed lead, pressed leaders before 6th

25/1

Form: 0007

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Does not appeal as being well handicapped based on four maiden hurdle attempts; has time on his side but needs to show a spar of promise before becoming a betting proposition
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

1

7th Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:20 Clonmel

Farrokh

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Barry Connell

Has improved for nicer ground and headgear, winning 2m hurdle off 93 and placed over 2m6f on last Friday's chase debut at Tramore; interesting that he's out again so quickly and can contend.

11/2

3rd

4

31st May 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

17:20 Tramore

Farrokh

11st 12lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

Career best when getting off the mark over timber earlier this month, reportedly improving for quicker ground; needs to be just as good over fences to land this and may get softer conditions here.

6/1

1st

14

15th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

19:00 Tipperary

Farrokh

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

jumped well, in touch with leaders, prominent after 5th, ridden and challenging after 2 out, joined leader towards finish, led post

20/1

Form: 400/00

Last run: 173 days

W: 10st 10lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Ran respectably in a couple of maiden hurdles in late 2020; off for almost three years and ran only twice last year; very hard to make a case for her.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Limerick

Deramore Park

10st 10lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Barry T Murphy

in rear

33/1

10

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Limerick

Deramore Park

10st 10lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Barry T Murphy

didn't always jump with fluency, in rear, weakened after 3 out, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out

33/1

10th

2

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

12:41 Galway

Deramore Park

11st 7lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Barry T Murphy

Ran okay in a couple of maiden hurdles in late 2020; off for three years before well beaten in a Bellewstown maiden hurdle in August; first-time headgear combination but makes little appeal.

66/1

Non-runners

Derridae

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €29.80
Straight Forecast €35.76
Tricast €246.60
Trifecta €114.50

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Beeverstown Place

SPOTLIGHT:

Cosmo Renfro

POSTDATA:

Beeverstown Place

The Irish Sun:

Cosmo Renfro