April 19 / 19.20 Limerick

19.20

Soft To Heavy

Limerick Races On Facebook Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5900
  • 2m 1f 100y
  • 8 runners
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Limerick Races On Facebook Handicap Chase

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.20
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 616736 C

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
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.
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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

11/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: F2-406

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
Poor effort over hurdles at Roscommon on his final start last year; wore a tongue-tie on for the first time when a fair sixth in a novice handicap hurdle at Fairyhouse on his recent return; should be better for the run and is more effective as a chaser; worth considering.
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7th

5

2nd Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:30 Kilbeggan

Know The Game

11st 9lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Tom Dreaper

Bit of a bridle merchant and sole victory came over fences in 2022 when also twice placed in handicap hurdles; latest hurdling sixth at Fairyhouse was decent and 9lb lower in this sphere.

10/1

12th

4

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 110y

18:10 Tipperary

Know The Game

11st 11lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Tom Dreaper

took keen hold, disputed lead, mistake and lost position 3 out, weakened quickly before 2 out

5/1

12th

4

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 110y

18:10 Tipperary

Know The Game

11st 11lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Tom Dreaper

took keen hold, disputed lead, mistake and lost position 3 out, weakened quickly before 2 out

5/1

5/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: PP8441 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict
Now a three-time winner over fences; possibly a little fortunate to get away with a 4lb rise for his front-running success at Thurles at the beginning of the month; 5lb claimer controlled the race effectively then.
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3rd

2

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 1f 100y

19:20 Limerick

Sunnyvilla

11st 11lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Donal Hassett

Now a three-time winner over fences; possibly a little fortunate to get away with a 4lb rise for his front-running success at Thurles at the beginning of the month; 5lb claimer controlled the race effectively then.

5/2

3rd

2

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 1f 100y

19:20 Limerick

Sunnyvilla

11st 11lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Donal Hassett

Now a three-time winner over fences; possibly a little fortunate to get away with a 4lb rise for his front-running success at Thurles at the beginning of the month; 5lb claimer controlled the race effectively then.

5/2

1st

7

1st Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 160y

14:58 Cork

Sunnyvilla

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Donal Hassett

made virtually all, 15 lengths ahead 4th, much reduced lead 5 out, faced challenge 2 out, pushed along approaching last, ridden and went clear again run-in

11/2

Form: 641472 D BF

Last run: 66 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
Won comfortably over fences at Thurles in November; next two runs were over hurdles; confirmed that he is more effective as a chaser with second at Thurles in February; should go close.
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4

7th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 85y

17:50 Clonmel

McGrath From Clune

11st 7lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Robert Tyner

Maiden over hurdles; beat Lake Chad over 2m2f at Thurles in November and second off this mark back there in the spring; well beaten over hurdles the only time he ran on good ground; hood worn lately left off.

7/1

10th

6

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 110y

18:10 Tipperary

McGrath From Clune

11st 8lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Robert Tyner

took keen hold, midfield, mistake 3rd, no impression after 3 out

8/1

10th

6

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 110y

18:10 Tipperary

McGrath From Clune

11st 8lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Robert Tyner

took keen hold, midfield, mistake 3rd, no impression after 3 out

8/1

Form: -8856P C

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Two hurdle wins to his name; little impact in two beginners' chases; jockey said he never travelled and made a mistake in back straight when pulled up on handicap debut in Thurles won by Sunnyvilla; cheekpieces tried now
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5th

8

2nd Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 80y

16:30 Kilbeggan

Marelly

11st 0lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Two hurdle wins in 2022; beaten narrowly by The Gradual Slope in a rated hurdle at Down Royal in January 2023; not yet at the same level chasing after four attempts, tame finishing effort at Limerick latest; improvement needed.

16/1

Form: 34050U C

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
Landed a gamble in a 2m handicap hurdle at this venue in late 2022; no success since; let down by his jumping at Cork on most recent of three starts in beginners' chases.
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2

2nd Jul 2024

Good To Firm

2m 1f 70y

15:03 Tipperary

Pont Audemer

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Flat/hurdles winner on soft; yet to show a great deal over fences; flopped when favourite for Clonmel race won by today's rival Druim Samhraidh; possibly unwise to rule out.

10/1

7th

3

7th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 85y

17:50 Clonmel

Pont Audemer

11st 8lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Flat/hurdles winner on soft; creditable Flat run on good ground last summer; shaped much better on latest chase start when beaten 8l and is 8lb lower than his hurdles mark; headgear an interesting addition.

4/1

7th

7

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 110y

18:10 Tipperary

Pont Audemer

11st 8lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

held up in rear, mistake 8th, some headway before 2 out, not fluent last, weakened run-in

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 32535B

Last run: 40 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Dual point winner and hunter chase winner last season; quite consistent in handicap chases, though no improvement since Thurles second last November; disputing third when brought down to out at this venue last time.
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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

Form: 46P480 C

Last run: 134 days

W: 10st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Won twice over hurdles in 2021 for Cathal Byrnes; little of note since, no chasing experience; 3 lb out of the handicap.
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8th

11

23rd May 2024

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:55 Limerick

Gendarme

10st 13lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Charles Coakley

Flat/hurdle winner; sent off 40-1 for recent chase debut here and was pulled up.

50/1

8th

11

23rd May 2024

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:55 Limerick

Gendarme

10st 13lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Charles Coakley

Flat/hurdle winner; sent off 40-1 for recent chase debut here and was pulled up.

50/1

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Payout
Exacta €35.20
Straight Forecast €31.32
Tricast €95.37
Trifecta €172.70

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Dundaniel

SPOTLIGHT:

Know The Game

TOPSPEED:

Know The Game

POSTDATA:

Dundaniel

The Irish Sun:

Dundaniel