PUNCHESTOWN
6 December 2020
Sunday 6th December

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John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase (Grade 1) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV4
  • Distance: 2m 4f 100y
  • Going: Heavy
Punchestown
Runners
7

Type
Chase Turf

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Allaho silk
BF
Allaho
J: David Mullins
T: W P Mullins
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 11 wins from 43 in the last 14 days (26%)
Stamina stretched when second in the Albert Bartlett and RSA; this looks his ideal trip
2/213-
Age: 6
Weight: 11-12
OR: 160
Days: 270
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 24.5f Sft NvChG1 11-4 3/10 Champ (2L) 5/2F 152 166
25 Jan 20 Fai Fairyhouse 21.5f Y/Sft Ch 11-12 1/9 Milan Native (21L) 2/5F - 164
28 Dec 19 Leo Leopardstown 21f Y Ch 11-12 2/10 Easy Game (1¼L) 11/8F - 146
1 May 19 Pun Punchestown 24f Y NvHG1 11-10 2/12 Minella Indo (2L) 11/4F 144 148
15 Mar 19 Chl Cheltenham 24f GS NvHG1 11-5 3/20 Minella Indo (9L) 8/1 - 147
14 Feb 19 Clo Clonmel 24f Gd/Y NvHG3 10-13 1/8 Minella Indo (4L) 100/30F - 142
2
Battleoverdoyen silk
C
D
Battleoverdoyen t
J: Jack Kennedy
T: Gordon Elliott
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Runs well this time of year; comprehensively beat Samcro (3rd) at Down Royal; can make it
11F4-1
Age: 7
Weight: 11-12
OR: 160
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 20 Dro Down Royal 19.5f Y ChG2 12-0 t 1/5 Easy Game (6L) 9/2 152 168
11 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 24.5f Sft NvChG1 11-4 t 4/10 Champ (24L) 7/1 153 144
2 Feb 20 Leo Leopardstown 21f Y NvChG1 11-10 t F/7 Faugheen () 13/8J 155 143
29 Dec 19 Leo Leopardstown 24f Gd NvChG1 11-10 t 1/3 Champagne Classic (1L) 4/9F - 158
17 Nov 19 Pun Punchestown 22.5f Sft NvChG2 11-3 t 1/7 Any Second Now (5L) 2/5F - 157
27 Oct 19 Gal Galway 22.5f Sft Ch 11-12 t1 1/9 Cap York (8L) 8/11F - 145
3
Chris's Dream silk
D
BF
Chris's Dream
J: Robbie Power
T: Henry De Bromhead
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Distance Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts at this distance (67%)
Likely fitness & not the trip that caught him out at Down Royal; interesting back to 2m4f
/110-2
Age: 8
Weight: 11-12
OR: 164
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 20 Dro Down Royal 24f Y ChG1 11-12 2/9 The Storyteller (nk) 5/2F 164 163
13 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 26.5f GS ChG1 11-10 10/12 Al Boum Photo (18½L) 20/1 165 156
15 Feb 20 Gow Gowran Park 20f Hy ChG2 11-8 1/7 Shattered Love (2¼L) 3/1 160 167
24 Nov 19 Nav Navan 24f Sft HcCh 11-7 1/23 Fitzhenry (9½L) 9/2F 146 167
30 Apr 19 Pun Punchestown 24.5f Y/Sft NvChG1 11-10 PU/8 Delta Work () 12/1 147 -
5 Apr 19 Ain Aintree 25f Sft NvChG1 11-4 5/6 Lostintranslation (26L) 5/1 147 143
4
Le Richebourg silk
D
Le Richebourg
J: Mark Walsh
T: Joseph Patrick O'Brien
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Dual Grade 1-winning novice chaser off the track for 673 days and may need it on return
11211/
Age: 7
Weight: 11-12
OR: 158
Days: 673
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Feb 19 Leo Leopardstown 17f Gd NvChG1 11-10 1/6 Us And Them (7L) 11/10F 154 165
26 Dec 18 Leo Leopardstown 17f Gd NvChG1 11-12 1/6 Us And Them (4½L) 3/1 150 157
2 Dec 18 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Gd NvChG1 11-10 2/11 Delta Work (½L) 11/4F - 154
7 Oct 18 Tip Tipperary 20f Gd NvChG3 11-2 1/6 Robin Des Foret (7L) 11/8F - 151
11 Sep 18 Lis Listowel 17f Y/Sft Ch 11-12 1/9 Arvico Bleu (1¾L) 4/5F - 135
2 Aug 18 Gal Galway 16f Sft HcH 11-1 5/20 Sharjah (10½L) 12/1 140 141
5
Melon silk
Melon p
J: Brian Hayes
T: W P Mullins
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 4 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (27%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 11 wins from 43 in the last 14 days (26%)
Uncanny ability to raise his game for Cheltenham; narrowly behind Samcro in the Marsh
02142-
Age: 8
Weight: 11-12
OR: 159
Days: 269
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 20f Sft NvChG1 11-4 p 2/12 Samcro (nse) 14/1 151 164
1 Feb 20 Leo Leopardstown 17f Y NvChG1 11-10 4/6 Notebook (20L) 4/1 - 139
27 Dec 19 Leo Leopardstown 17f Sft Ch 11-12 1/8 Gallant John Joe (2¼L) 5/4F - 152
10 Nov 19 Nav Navan 17f Sft/Hy Ch 11-12 2/13 Fakir D'oudairies (3L) 9/10F - 150
18 May 19 Aut Auteuil 25.5f VSft HG1 10-10 12/12 Benie Des Dieux (29L) 54/1 - 127
3 May 19 Pun Punchestown 16f Gd/Y HG1 11-12 p 7/7 Buveur D'Air (11L) 5/1 159 154
6
Min silk
CD
C
D
Min
J: Mr P W Mullins
T: W P Mullins
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
C
4 x Course Winner - Won 4 times before at this course
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 5 wins from 6 starts at this distance (83%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 11 wins from 43 in the last 14 days (26%)
Last season's Ryanair Chase winner going for a third win on the trot in this race
2/121-
Age: 9
Weight: 11-12
OR: 169
Days: 269
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Sft ChG1 11-10 1/8 Saint Calvados (nk) 2/1 170 173
1 Feb 20 Leo Leopardstown 17f Y ChG1 11-10 2/7 Chacun Pour Soi (3¾L) 7/4 171 171
8 Dec 19 Pun Punchestown 20f Sft ChG1 11-10 1/9 Hardline (2¼L) 8/11F 171 164
30 Apr 19 Pun Punchestown 16f Y ChG1 11-13 2/6 Un De Sceaux (4L) 8/13F 172 171
5 Apr 19 Ain Aintree 20f Sft ChG1 11-7 1/6 Politologue (20L) 2/1F 167 180
13 Mar 19 Chl Cheltenham 16f Sft ChG1 11-10 5/9 Altior (11½L) 7/2 167 162
8
Tornado Flyer silk
C
D
BF
Tornado Flyer
J: B J Cooper
T: W P Mullins
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 11 wins from 43 in the last 14 days (26%)
Progressive novice last season although no match for Samcro or Melon in the Marsh
1P35-2
Age: 7
Weight: 11-12
OR: 153
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Nov 20 Pun Punchestown 19.5f Sft/Hy HcCh 11-10 2/17 Daly Tiger (4½L) 5/2F 150 156
12 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 20f Sft NvChG1 11-4 5/12 Samcro (9L) 10/1 149 155
2 Feb 20 Leo Leopardstown 21f Y NvChG1 11-10 3/7 Faugheen (6½L) 11/1 148 155
5 Jan 20 Naa Naas 16f Y NvCh 11-12 PU/6 Cash Back () 7/4F 148 -
7 Dec 19 Nav Navan 17f Sft NvChG3 11-0 1/5 I'm A Game Changer (4L) 4/5F - 146
9 Nov 19 Naa Naas 19f Sft/Hy Ch 11-12 1/18 Choungaya (¾L) 5/4F - 141
7
Samcro silk
C
D
Samcro t
T: Gordon Elliott
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Course Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts here (67%)
Distance Specialist - 4 wins from 7 starts at this distance (57%)
1F21-3
Age: 8
Weight: 11-12
OR: 160
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 20 Dro Down Royal 19.5f Y ChG2 12-0 t 3/5 Battleoverdoyen (6¼L) 2/1 160 162
12 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 20f Sft NvChG1 11-4 t 1/12 Melon (nse) 4/1 157 165
26 Dec 19 Lim Limerick 19.5f Hy NvChG1 11-10 t 2/7 Faugheen (10L) 4/6F - 157
1 Dec 19 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Sft NvChG1 11-10 t F/5 Fakir D'oudairies () 13/8 - 163
1 Nov 19 Dro Down Royal 19.5f Sft Ch 11-12 t1 1/7 Trappist Monk (17L) 1/3F - 140
29 Dec 18 Leo Leopardstown 16f Gd/Y HG1 11-10 5/6 Sharjah (7¾L) 6/4F 163 151
Verdict

Willie Mullins' four-pronged attack is spearheaded by MIN, last season's Ryanair winner, who can win this for a third time.

Verdict silk image
Min

Betting Forecast:

5/2 Min,

3/1 Chris's Dream,

7/2 Allaho,

5/1 Battleoverdoyen,

6/1 Samcro,

14/1 Melon,

25/1 Le Richebourg,

33/1 Tornado Flyer

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