April 23 / 16.45 Tipperary

16.45

Soft

Tipperary Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5643.48
  • 2m 7f 80y
  • 12 runners
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Tipperary Handicap Chase

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £13.00
  • Place: £3.00

Form: -0062P

Last run: 116 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Point winner had Made In The Woods back in third when runner-up on handicap debut at Thurles (3m1f, yielding); off since poor run on bad ground over Christmas but maybe drying ground will enable her to bounce back.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

6

8th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 104y

14:32 Punchestown

Lady Kate

11st 5lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Ray Hackett

prominent, went second 7th, lost position after 3 out, weakened from last

13/2

3rd

4

10th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 150y

19:55 Downpatrick

Lady Kate

11st 11lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Ray Hackett

midfield, good headway and prominent 9th, went third 4 out

7/2

3rd

4

10th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 150y

19:55 Downpatrick

Lady Kate

11st 11lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Ray Hackett

midfield, good headway and prominent 9th, went third 4 out

7/2

11/2

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 23-343

Last run: 94 days

W: 10st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Longstanding maiden has been beaten favourite umpteen times; fair third at Navan latest and back from three months off.
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2nd

13

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Fox Le Bel

10st 7lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Liz Doyle

Longstanding maiden has been beaten favourite umpteen times; fair third at Navan latest and back from three months off.

11/2

12/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 096065

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Hurdles winner has only had five starts over fences; not beaten far when fair fifth at Leopardstown last month and could go well over 2f longer trip if brushing up his jumping.
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12

23rd May 2024

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:30 Limerick

Nazine

10st 5lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J McDonagh

jumped left on occasions, took keen hold, prominent, briefly led after 2nd, disputed lead after 5th, raced in second after 6th, led again 8th, clear when mistake 9th

16/1

12

23rd May 2024

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:30 Limerick

Nazine

10st 5lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J McDonagh

Sole win over hurdles came as a 4yo; 0-7 chasing, best effort when third in 3m Tipperary handicap two starts back; cheekpieces tried latest now replaced by blinkers.

16/1

6th

9

13th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 100y

19:10 Killarney

Nazine

11st 1lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J McDonagh

1-18 over hurdles; has had only had six starts over fences and seems to be improving gradually; not beaten far when fifth at Leopardstown in March and fair third at Tipperary last month; needs to find extra in first-time cheekpieces.

6/1

Form: 222410

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict
Out again quickly after poor run at Down Royal; had three of these rivals behind when winning previous start over 3m at Limerick and he was pretty consistent prior to that so may well bounce back.
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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: 03P473

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
A 3m winner at Limerick last year; well-held third behind He Fitz In there last time but Kennedy's presence in the saddle is noteworthy.
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5th

6

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Made In The Woods

11st 2lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Norman Lee

A 3m winner at Limerick last year; well-held third behind He Fitz In there last time but Kennedy's presence in the saddle is noteworthy.

10/1

5th

6

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Made In The Woods

11st 2lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Norman Lee

A 3m winner at Limerick last year; well-held third behind He Fitz In there last time but Kennedy's presence in the saddle is noteworthy.

10/1

3rd

4

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 120y

16:40 Limerick

Made In The Woods

10st 7lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

led, headed and lost two places before 2 out, weakened approaching last, no match for first two

7/1

Form: 36128-

Last run: 577 days

W: 11st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict
Winner over 3m1f at Wexford in September 2022 but not seen since Listowel later that month; best watched after such a long absence.
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6th

10

8th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 104y

14:32 Punchestown

Ardaghs Choice

11st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: E Sheehy

prominent, led 2nd, headed after 5 out

20/1

5

10th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 150y

19:55 Downpatrick

Ardaghs Choice

11st 10lb

J: Carl Millar

T: E Sheehy

soon led, headed but prominent after 4th

14/1

5

10th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 150y

19:55 Downpatrick

Ardaghs Choice

11st 10lb

J: Carl Millar

T: E Sheehy

soon led, headed but prominent after 4th

14/1

Form: -70426

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Poor sixth behind He Fitz In at Limerick but finished in front of both Fox le Bel and Tangental when second to good yardstick St Denis's Well at Navan previously; chance if back to that kind of form.
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Verdict Starting price

7th

14

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Starlight Cato

10st 7lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Daniel John Howard

Poor sixth behind He Fitz In at Limerick but finished in front of both Fox le Bel and Tangental when second to good yardstick St Denis's Well at Navan previously; chance if back to that kind of form.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 4P-P00

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
Chase and hurdle winner for Henry de Bromhead before losing form; well held on yard debut at Thurles after long lay-off; hood added.
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3rd

1

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 7f 150y

16:35 Downpatrick

Centurion Steel

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

Had been struggling but major step back in the right direction when making the frame at Tramore a fortnight ago; switch to fences is fine and he's well treated on old form.

5/1

3rd

7

1st Jun 2024

Soft

2m 5f 175y

19:55 Tramore

Centurion Steel

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

prominent, led after 4th, clear with one other before 3 out, headed after 3 out, no chance with winner from 2 out, lost second final 110yds

25/1

8th

2

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Centurion Steel

11st 11lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

Chase and hurdle winner for Henry de Bromhead before losing form; well held on yard debut at Thurles after long lay-off; hood added.

25/1

Form: 3F0-76

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 8lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Formerly useful for Paul Nicholls; modest form in points and hunter chases for current yard.
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6th

3

29th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 107y

Class 5

20:50 Cartmel

Amenon

12st 2lb

J: Mr Henry Bailey

T: S Wynne

Has some useful French/British form on his CV but struggled in Ireland last season; won three-runner hunter chase for latest new stable at Huntingdon (2m7f, good to soft) last week but recorded a very slow time, and the value of that form is open to question.

16/1

1st

2

21st May 2024

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

20:40 Huntingdon

Amenon

11st 12lb

J: Mr Henry Bailey

T: S Wynne

Has some useful French/British form on his CV but has struggled in Ireland since the winter; pulled up when 80-1 for low-grade handicap chase at Tipperary last month and needs to have been revitalised by recent change of scenery; unraced on ground quicker than good to soft.

13/2

1st

2

21st May 2024

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

20:40 Huntingdon

Amenon

11st 12lb

J: Mr Henry Bailey

T: S Wynne

Has some useful French/British form on his CV but has struggled in Ireland since the winter; pulled up when 80-1 for low-grade handicap chase at Tipperary last month and needs to have been revitalised by recent change of scenery; unraced on ground quicker than good to soft.

13/2

Form: 8P3840

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
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.
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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: 671FP0 D

Last run: 70 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Not done much since long-priced win over hurdles at Listowel festival; chase debut for mare who had placed form in points.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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8

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Another Nightmare

11st 1lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Not done much since long-priced win over hurdles at Listowel festival; chase debut for mare who had placed form in points.

16/1

8

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Another Nightmare

11st 1lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Not done much since long-priced win over hurdles at Listowel festival; chase debut for mare who had placed form in points.

16/1

12th

1

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 88y

16:15 Thurles

Another Nightmare

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Best effort when landing a 3m handicap hurdle off 91 at Listowel in September; failed to complete twice since and pulled up at Fairyhouse just over two weeks ago; respected in a very winnable contest.

6/1

Form: 2-3043 D BF

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
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.
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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

Non-runners

Weihnachts, Made In Muckross, Greenhill Damsel, Joes Turn

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Payout
Exacta €68.70
Straight Forecast €81.52
Tricast €444.61
Trifecta €260.20

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Lady Kate

The Irish Sun:

Starlight Cato

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Made In Muckross

POSTDATA:

Weihnachts

TOPSPEED:

Lady Kate