May 17 / 19.20 Kilbeggan

19.20

Good To Yielding

Cooke’s Bar And Restaurant Caragh Beginners Chase

  • Prize money: £5900
  • 2m 4f 90y
  • 14 runners
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Cooke’s Bar And Restaurant Caragh Beginners Chase

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.00
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 65383-

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in a point; didn't hang about over hurdles despite showing promise and, in a first-time hood, he was third to the useful Dreal Deal on chase debut at Down Royal (2m4f); leading claims.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

9

9th Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 55y

14:20 Punchestown

Jasmin De Cotte

10st 11lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

in touch with leaders on inner

6/1

1st

6

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Jasmin De Cotte

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Paul Nolan

midfield, in touch with leaders 5 out, slightly hampered then left in second 3 out, pushed along to lead after 2 out, faced challenge last, ridden and ran on well run-in

3/1

1st

6

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Jasmin De Cotte

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Paul Nolan

Runner-up in a point; didn't hang about over hurdles despite showing promise and, in a first-time hood, he was third to the useful Dreal Deal on chase debut at Down Royal (2m4f); leading claims.

3/1

OUR TIP

4/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 17P5-2 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won 2m5f/3m handicap hurdles for this yard and nearly added another in this new headgear combination at Tipperary last week; there are chasers in the family.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

3

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Hunting Brook

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Won 2m5f/3m handicap hurdles for this yard and nearly added another in this new headgear combination at Tipperary last week; there are chasers in the family.

4/1

2nd

3

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Hunting Brook

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Won 2m5f/3m handicap hurdles for this yard and nearly added another in this new headgear combination at Tipperary last week; there are chasers in the family.

4/1

2nd

10

9th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:40 Tipperary

Hunting Brook

11st 9lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Formerly with Emma Lavelle; won his first two for Gordon Elliott (handicaps at 3m and 2m5f) but could be high in the weights now and has something to find with Milk Market on their recent Bellewstown clash; blinkers added.

12/1

16/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 47287-

Last run: 152 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Dual Flat winner and won a Punchestown handicap hurdle early last year off 92; even better form in defeat since then and, although not bred for this, she could have some say.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

14

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Theonewedreamof

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Dual Flat winner and won a Punchestown handicap hurdle early last year off 92; even better form in defeat since then and, although not bred for this, she could have some say.

16/1

3rd

14

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Theonewedreamof

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Dual Flat winner and won a Punchestown handicap hurdle early last year off 92; even better form in defeat since then and, although not bred for this, she could have some say.

16/1

7th

14

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 205y

14:35 Thurles

Theonewedreamof

10st 9lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Soft ground winner at Punchestown in January and bounced back to form when second on testing ground at Galway in October; never landed a blow however at Navan following month; has form on better ground so don't discount a return to form.

15/2

11/2

Form: 8235-3

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Three-time Flat winner who reached a modest level over hurdles (0-15); ran surprisingly well when close up on chase debut at Down Royal (2m3f, good) as he appeared to have a lot on at the weights.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

3

7th Jun 2024

Good

2m 6f 169y

19:55 Clonmel

Clifftop

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: H Rogers

Triple Flat winner is a maiden over hurdles after 15 starts and rated 105 in that sphere; however, he has run fine races in both chase starts, though made a bad mistake at Kilbeggan last time; should run well if jumping holds up.

7/1

4th

1

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Clifftop

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: H Rogers

Three-time Flat winner who reached a modest level over hurdles (0-15); ran surprisingly well when close up on chase debut at Down Royal (2m3f, good) as he appeared to have a lot on at the weights.

11/2

4th

1

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Clifftop

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: H Rogers

Three-time Flat winner who reached a modest level over hurdles (0-15); ran surprisingly well when close up on chase debut at Down Royal (2m3f, good) as he appeared to have a lot on at the weights.

11/2

Form: 90303- D

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
Capable hurdler at an ordinary level and has a future over fences judged on his 2l third at Wexford (2m, yielding); this longer trip won't be a problem.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

8

7th Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:20 Clonmel

Warm In Gorey

11st 12lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Winning hurdler over this trip last summer and has been placed in three of his four starts in beginnners' chases; experience will be an asset and should be thereabouts.

8/1

3rd

8

24th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

18:35 Downpatrick

Warm In Gorey

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

Dual hurdle winner last year, including when awarded a race on disqualification at this track; solid efforts on all three chase starts and a repeat of the best of those should see him go close.

4/1

3rd

8

24th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

18:35 Downpatrick

Warm In Gorey

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

Dual hurdle winner last year, including when awarded a race on disqualification at this track; solid efforts on all three chase starts and a repeat of the best of those should see him go close.

4/1

Form: 21137- D

Last run: 228 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Has improved since her defeat by Thunder last year and good ground has suited her well since then, winning hurdles at Killarney and Sligo; could be a factor if taking to fences.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

13

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Emily In Paris

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: D E Fitzgerald

Has improved since her defeat by Thunder last year and good ground has suited her well since then, winning hurdles at Killarney and Sligo; could be a factor if taking to fences.

10/1

6th

13

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Emily In Paris

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: D E Fitzgerald

Has improved since her defeat by Thunder last year and good ground has suited her well since then, winning hurdles at Killarney and Sligo; could be a factor if taking to fences.

10/1

Form: 23B83-

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Consistent hurdler, albeit no great shakes (rated 95); recently made an encouraging chase debut at Tramore (2m6f, good) and now goes in blinkers.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

3

7th Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:20 Clonmel

Hard Target

11st 12lb

J: John Shinnick

T: David Harry Kelly

Consistent handicapper over hurdles, just the one win but that came here; pleasing chase debut after a layoff in similar contest (2m6f) at Tramore in April; blinkers didn't work when he faded out of it at Kilbeggan and are discarded with tongue-tie back on.

10/1

7th

2

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Hard Target

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: David Harry Kelly

Consistent hurdler, albeit no great shakes (rated 95); recently made an encouraging chase debut at Tramore (2m6f, good) and now goes in blinkers.

7/1

7th

2

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Hard Target

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: David Harry Kelly

Consistent hurdler, albeit no great shakes (rated 95); recently made an encouraging chase debut at Tramore (2m6f, good) and now goes in blinkers.

7/1

Form: 88906-

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Quite a good run over hurdles at Ballinrobe last month when beaten under 8l in a first-time hood; could build on that now chasing.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

3

17th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:45 Kilbeggan

The Lucky Lobster

11st 11lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Declan Queally

Combination of a longer trip and good ground seemed to do the trick for him last time when a staying-on second over C&D 15 days; almost nothing to choose between him and Navy Waves on that basis.

7/2

2nd

5

2nd Jun 2024

Good

3m 1f 32y

14:55 Kilbeggan

The Lucky Lobster

11st 10lb

J: Declan Queally

T: Declan Queally

Never better than sixth in a race of any description, down the field over fences last time.

12/1

Form: 80799- D

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Record of 3-32 over hurdles and rated 97; her chase debut two runs back was forgettable, as was her return to hurdling.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

12

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Dragons Pass

11st 5lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Mrs Denise Foster

Record of 3-32 over hurdles and rated 97; her chase debut two runs back was forgettable, as was her return to hurdling.

20/1

20/1

Form: 51567-

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Winner of a weak maiden hurdle; well behind on his second chase start at Tramore and on that run he's held by Hard Target; gets cheekpieces.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

5

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Iron Allen

11st 12lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Winner of a weak maiden hurdle; well behind on his second chase start at Tramore and on that run he's held by Hard Target; gets cheekpieces.

20/1

10th

5

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Iron Allen

11st 12lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Winner of a weak maiden hurdle; well behind on his second chase start at Tramore and on that run he's held by Hard Target; gets cheekpieces.

20/1

7th

5

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:10 Tramore

Iron Allen

11st 12lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Won a weak maiden hurdle at Naas in December; didn't jump that well when beaten about 10l in a beginners' chase at Cork and was then well held in a handicap hurdle; others make greater appeal.

14/1

Form: 59U18- D

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Unseated mid-race on chase debut in March; won a low-grade handicap hurdle at Down Royal next time but was tailed off on his return visit; opposable on balance.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

8

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Perfect Pupil

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Stephen McConville

Unseated mid-race on chase debut in March; won a low-grade handicap hurdle at Down Royal next time but was tailed off on his return visit; opposable on balance.

20/1

11th

8

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Perfect Pupil

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Stephen McConville

Unseated mid-race on chase debut in March; won a low-grade handicap hurdle at Down Royal next time but was tailed off on his return visit; opposable on balance.

20/1

Form: 0P/3-7

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
200-1 when tailed off in a beginners' at Ballinrobe ten days ago and can be taken on.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12th

6

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Lucky Policy

11st 10lb

J: E Walsh

T: Paul W Flynn

Couple of last year's maiden runs were okay and placed in hunter chase in April; looks yard second-string but brother to useful stablemate The Big Chap is of interest in his own right on handicap bow.

12/1

12th

7

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Lucky Policy

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Paul W Flynn

200-1 when tailed off in a beginners' at Ballinrobe ten days ago and can be taken on.

100/1

12th

7

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Lucky Policy

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Paul W Flynn

200-1 when tailed off in a beginners' at Ballinrobe ten days ago and can be taken on.

100/1

Form: 0201P- D

Last run: 173 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won a big-field handicap hurdle at Punchestown in October (2m4f, yielding) and had excuses next time; goes chasing on the back of a break but needs respecting.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

4

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Irish Envoy

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Liz Doyle

Won a big-field handicap hurdle at Punchestown in October (2m4f, yielding) and had excuses next time; goes chasing on the back of a break but needs respecting.

12/1

13th

4

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Irish Envoy

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Liz Doyle

Won a big-field handicap hurdle at Punchestown in October (2m4f, yielding) and had excuses next time; goes chasing on the back of a break but needs respecting.

12/1

0

6

26th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 100y

12:45 Punchestown

Irish Envoy

11st 8lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Liz Doyle

Naas bumper winner the season before last on debut; hurdles form has been erratic but worth considering on the basis of a course 2m4f win last month; up 7lb, same rider claims 7lb.

8/1

Form: 51770-

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Hammered Emily In Paris in a Tramore maiden hurdle last summer; that piece of form is respected but he's finished tailed off in three subsequent starts chase debut.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12

7th Jun 2024

Good

2m 6f 169y

19:55 Clonmel

Thunder

11st 12lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: John Patrick Ryan

Won a Tramore maiden hurdle a year ago but was poor over hurdles after; was running a solid race on recent chasing debut at Kilbeggan when falling three out; has to bring his best but not ruled out.

14/1

10

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Thunder

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Patrick Ryan

Hammered Emily In Paris in a Tramore maiden hurdle last summer; that piece of form is respected but he's finished tailed off in three subsequent starts chase debut.

20/1

10

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Thunder

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Patrick Ryan

Hammered Emily In Paris in a Tramore maiden hurdle last summer; that piece of form is respected but he's finished tailed off in three subsequent starts chase debut.

20/1

Non-runners

Rock On Pedro, Aurea Fortuna, Banada Bridge

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Payout
Exacta €17.80
Straight Forecast €18.24
Trifecta €104.50

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Jasmin De Cotte

TOPSPEED:

Warm In Gorey

The Irish Sun:

Hard Target

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Jasmin De Cotte

POSTDATA:

Jasmin De Cotte