PUNCHESTOWN
14 November 2021
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  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 3m
  • Going: Good To Yielding
Punchestown
Runners
15

Type
Chase Turf

Surface
Turf

Weather
Partly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Midnight Maestro silk
Midnight Maestro
J: Mark Walsh
T: E Bolger
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 4 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (25%)
Won two handicap chases last season, obvious chance if taking to this discipline
1PF14-
Age: 9
Weight: 12-2
OR: 136
Days: 200
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 20f Y HcCh 9-13 4/24 Foxy Jacks (4¾L) 28/1 135 140
28 Mar 21 Lim Limerick 19.5f Hy HcCh 11-2 1/7 Game Of War (5½L) 17/2 127 138
7 Mar 21 Leo Leopardstown 21.5f Gd/Y HcCh 9-12 F/14 Mitchouka () 15/2 127 131
14 Feb 21 Pun Punchestown 28f Sft HcCh 10-2 PU/18 The Big Dog () 7/1 127 -
29 Dec 20 Leo Leopardstown 21f Y HcCh 11-6 1/20 Theatre World (8½L) 16/1 118 133
28 Nov 20 Fai Fairyhouse 21f Sft HcCh 10-13 6/13 Kavanaghs Corner (11L) 50/1 119 122
2
Shady Operator silk
C
Shady Operator p 1
J: Mr Derek O'Connor
T: E Bolger
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Evens-favourite when beating Blast Of Koeman here in February, race-fitness on his side
F-1609
Age: 8
Weight: 12-2
OR: 136
Days: 53
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 24f Gd HcCh 10-3 b 9/18 Assemble (24L) 25/1 138 124
30 Jul 21 Gal Galway 22.5f Gd HcCh 11-9 14/19 Born By The Sea (32L) 9/1 139 118
25 May 21 Bal Ballinrobe 23f Sft/Hy HcCh 11-3 b 6/13 Agent Boru (37L) 7/2 139 108
10 May 21 Kln Killarney 26f Gd/Y HcCh 11-0 b 1/15 Kruzhlinin (6½L) 4/1J 129 145
21 Mar 21 Dpt Downpatrick 28.5f Gd/Y HcCh 11-8 F/15 Fag An Bealach () 11/4F 129 -
14 Feb 21 Pun Punchestown 25f Sft Ch 11-6 1/17 Blast Of Koeman (2½L) EvensF 129 136
3
Call It Magic silk
C
Call It Magic b
J: Keith Donoghue
T: Ross O'Sullivan
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Had a mishap in the La Touche at the festival before making amends later in the week
945P1-
Age: 11
Weight: 11-11
OR: 115
Days: 197
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 May 21 Pun Punchestown 25f GF Ch 11-9 b 1/13 Ballyboker Bridge (½L) 22/1 115 119
29 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 34f GF Ch 11-9 b PU/13 Singing Banjo () 33/1 115 -
3 Apr 21 Fai Fairyhouse 24.5f Y HcCh 10-10 b 5/13 Ificudiwud (16½L) 12/1 116 116
14 Feb 21 Pun Punchestown 25f Sft Ch 11-6 b 4/17 Shady Operator (15½L) 28/1 121 119
24 Nov 20 Pun Punchestown 24f Hy Ch 11-6 b 9/17 Neverushacon (35L) 20/1 126 101
7 Mar 20 Gow Gowran Park 25f Sft/Hy HntCh 12-0 b PU/9 Aloneamongmillions () 16/1 129 -
4
Neverushacon silk
CD
C
Neverushacon tp
J: Sean O'Keeffe
T: Mrs John Harrington
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Nothing has gone right for him since beating Ballyboker Bridge here 12 months ago
P0P4U-
Age: 10
Weight: 11-11
OR: -
Days: 197
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Oct 21 Cur Curragh 12f Y/Sft 12-0 t 12/12 Sean Says (131L) 4/1 - -
1 May 21 Pun Punchestown 25f GF Ch 12-5 tp UR/13 Call It Magic () 13/2 128 -
9 Apr 21 Wex Wexford 20f Gd/Y HcCh 10-12 tp 4/11 Ornua (13½L) 25/1 130 123
20 Mar 21 Thu Thurles 24f Y H 11-2 tp PU/9 Commander Of Fleet () 33/1 - -
6 Mar 21 Nav Navan 24f Sft HcCh 11-10 10/13 Kruzhlinin (45L) 17/2 132 100
11 Dec 20 Chl Cheltenham 30f GS 2HcCh 11-9 tp PU/10 Some Neck () 6/1 142 -
5
Robin Des Foret silk
D
Robin Des Foret t
J: Mr B W Harvey 7
T: John C McConnell
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Ten-time winner for Willie Mullins, best days behind him now but
-55803
Age: 11
Weight: 11-11
OR: 134
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Oct 21 Ain Aintree 25f Gd 2HcCh 11-6 t 3/7 Wishing And Hoping (11L) 18/1 139 139
22 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 24f Gd HcCh 10-2 t 11/18 Assemble (40L) 66/1 137 107
21 Aug 21 Kln Killarney 20f Gd HcCh 11-5 t1 8/9 Batcio (29L) 22/1 140 118
29 May 21 Pun Punchestown 19.5f Sft H 11-5 5/7 Bleu Berry (31L) 33/1 - 112
10 May 21 Kln Killarney 20f Gd/Y ChG3 11-4 5/7 Samcro (24L) 12/1 143 127
9 Apr 21 Ain Aintree 21f GS HcChG3 11-3 PU/26 Livelovelaugh () 33/1 148 -
6
Rolling Revenge silk
C
D
Rolling Revenge t
J: Adam Short
T: Thomas Coyle
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Still capable of holding his own in handicaps at a modest level, no apparent chance here
P78953
Age: 12
Weight: 11-11
OR: 86
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Oct 21 Thu Thurles 18f Gd HcCh 11-2 t 3/16 Bellgrove (5½L) 18/1 86 92
3 Oct 21 Kln Killarney 17f Y/Sft HcCh 11-2 tb 5/10 Dontdooddson (25L) 18/1 89 75
15 Sep 21 Sli Sligo 20.5f Gd HcCh 11-3 tb 9/11 Diggin Deep (16½L) 33/1 91 82
13 Aug 21 Trm Tramore 21.5f Gd HcCh 11-13 tb 8/11 Cluan Dara (33L) 22/1 94 72
12 Jun 21 Dpt Downpatrick 19.5f Gd HcCh 11-1 tp 7/14 Robin De Roost (25L) 40/1 96 83
31 May 21 Pun Punchestown 20f Y HcCh 10-11 tb PU/15 Sizing Malbay () 22/1 97 -
7
Super Citizen silk
Super Citizen
J: Mr Alan O'Sullivan 7
T: Eugene M O'Sullivan
Winner of four of his eight starts in points, also a handicap winner, others preferred
F00746
Age: 7
Weight: 11-11
OR: 107
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Oct 21 Chl Cheltenham 25f Gd 3HcCh 11-7 p 6/17 Strictlyadancer (15L) 18/1 116 111
12 Oct 21 Pun Punchestown 24f Gd HcCh 11-8 4/16 Direct Image (14½L) 14/1 108 107
25 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 24f Gd/Y HcCh 11-3 p1 7/14 Father Jed (11L) 20/1 109 106
10 Jul 21 Lim Limerick 22f Gd HcCh 10-7 11/16 Fairyhill Run (35L) 22/1 111 93
6 Jun 21 Klb Kilbeggan 25f Gd HcCh 11-2 12/14 Fill The Tank (27L) 22/1 113 98
16 May 21 Wex Wexford 25f Sft HcCh 11-8 F/12 Ah Littleluck () 11/1 114 -
8
Ballyboker Bridge silk
CD
C
Ballyboker Bridge p
J: Donal McInerney
T: Peter Maher
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Veteran course specialist, fine effort when second to Call Of Magic at the festival
/2PS2-
Age: 14
Weight: 11-6
OR: -
Days: 197
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 May 21 Pun Punchestown 25f GF Ch 12-0 p 2/13 Call It Magic (½L) 22/1 - 123
29 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 34f GF Ch 11-9 p SU/13 Singing Banjo () 12/1 - -
14 Feb 21 Pun Punchestown 25f Sft Ch 11-13 p PU/17 Shady Operator () 4/1 - -
24 Nov 20 Pun Punchestown 24f Hy Ch 11-6 p 2/17 Neverushacon (11L) 7/2 - 126
18 Feb 20 Pun Punchestown 25f Hy Ch 11-4 p 2/14 Neverushacon (2¼L) 5/1 - 137
13 Dec 19 Chl Cheltenham 30f GS 2HcCh 11-3 p PU/15 Easysland () 25/1 139 -
9
Blast Of Koeman silk
Blast Of Koeman t
J: J J Slevin
T: Peter Maher
Second to Shady Operator here in February, possible excuse for his festival failure
3226P-
Age: 10
Weight: 11-6
OR: -
Days: 197
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 May 21 Pun Punchestown 25f GF Ch 11-9 PU/13 Call It Magic () 11/4 125 -
28 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 20.5f Y H 12-0 tp 6/11 Lifetime Ambition (53L) 40/1 127 92
20 Mar 21 Thu Thurles 24f Y H 11-2 tp 2/9 Commander Of Fleet (1¾L) 18/1 127 125
14 Feb 21 Pun Punchestown 25f Sft Ch 11-6 t 2/17 Shady Operator (2½L) 13/2 125 131
31 Dec 20 Pun Punchestown 19.5f Hy HcH 11-8 t 3/10 Wingin A Prayer (5L) 22/1 126 127
24 Nov 20 Pun Punchestown 24f Hy Ch 11-6 t 5/17 Neverushacon (23L) 8/1 127 112
10
Dasmyhoss silk
Dasmyhoss
J: James O'Sullivan 5
T: P J Rothwell
Bumper and hurdles winner with 0-16 chase record and a handicap mark of 91, up against it
00760P
Age: 8
Weight: 11-6
OR: 91
Days: 51
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 24f Gd/Y HcH 10-10 tb PU/15 Outside The Door () 33/1 80 -
3 Sep 21 Klb Kilbeggan 25f Gd HcH 11-0 tb 11/16 Game Catch (33L) 20/1 80 59
13 Aug 21 Trm Tramore 21f Gd HcH 10-1 tb 6/10 Turbo (14L) 40/1 81 78
8 Aug 21 Dpt Downpatrick 22f Y HcH 10-11 b 7/15 Nuttorridge (55L) 16/1 83 38
22 Jul 21 Lim Limerick 24f Gd HcH 10-0 b 14/16 Forgetthesurprise (25L) 33/1 86 72
12 Jun 21 Dpt Downpatrick 17.5f Gd HcH 10-9 b 11/11 Itsalonglongroad (32L) 33/1 90 71
11
Hurricane Darwin silk
D
Hurricane Darwin t
J: Kevin Sexton
T: Peter Maher
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Very experienced performer over this course, fourth behind Call It Magic here in May
924-80
Age: 11
Weight: 11-6
OR: -
Days: 32
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Oct 21 Pun Punchestown 20.5f Gd HcH 10-8 10/10 Aldo The Apache (62L) 20/1 112 63
20 May 21 Tip Tipperary 20.5f Sft HcH 11-1 8/13 Fest Deiz (31L) 25/1 114 96
1 May 21 Pun Punchestown 25f GF Ch 11-9 4/13 Call It Magic (5½L) 18/1 - 114
31 Dec 20 Pun Punchestown 19.5f Hy HcH 10-8 t 2/10 Wingin A Prayer (4¼L) 28/1 112 114
8 Dec 20 Pun Punchestown 24f Hy HcH 11-2 9/18 Unexpected Depth (26L) 33/1 115 101
24 Nov 20 Pun Punchestown 24f Hy Ch 11-6 UR/17 Neverushacon () 20/1 - -
13
Michael's Pick silk
Michael's Pick
J: Conor Orr
T: Ciaran Murphy
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
2-11 in points, managed a creditable second in the 4m2f La Touche Cup here in April
52-54P
Age: 7
Weight: 11-6
OR: 91
Days: 119
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Jul 21 Tip Tipperary 22.5f Y HcCh 10-8 PU/14 Avec Espoir () 11/1 93 -
7 Jun 21 Lis Listowel 24f Gd HntCh 11-2 4/13 Winged Leader (8¼L) 16/1 - 94
21 May 21 Dpt Downpatrick 23.5f Y/Sft HntCh 11-2 5/7 On The Sod (23L) 10/1 - 91
29 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 34f GF Ch 11-2 2/13 Singing Banjo (3¼L) 80/1 - 111
27 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 25f GF HntCh 11-2 5/15 Singing Banjo (15L) 50/1 - 95
21 Mar 21 Dpt Downpatrick 23.5f Gd/Y MdHntCh 11-9 7/13 Big Leg Up (39L) 33/1 - 70
14
Mr Diablo silk
C
Mr Diablo
J: Donagh Meyler
T: J P Dempsey
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Pulled-up at Kilbeggan in May on only start since sixth in this event 12 months ago
20P6-P
Age: 12
Weight: 11-6
OR: -
Days: 184
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 May 21 Klb Kilbeggan 20f Gd HcCh 11-1 PU/13 Definite Soldier () 50/1 123 -
24 Nov 20 Pun Punchestown 24f Hy Ch 11-6 6/17 Neverushacon (24L) 12/1 125 112
8 Nov 20 Nav Navan 24f Sft/Hy HcCh 10-5 PU/22 The Jam Man () 50/1 128 -
7 Oct 20 Gal Galway 18.5f Sft HcCh 11-7 12/13 Scheu Time (56L) 18/1 130 85
31 Jul 20 Gal Galway 22.5f Sft HcCh 11-7 2/15 Mindsmadeup (2¼L) 40/1 128 132
15 Jul 20 Kln Killarney 14f Gd Md 11-7 4/9 Run For Oscar (6¼L) 9/1 - 66
15
Ned Stark silk
D
Ned Stark
J: Conor Maxwell
T: Sarah Dawson
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Talented for Alan King in his early days, pulled-up in two racecourse starts last season
P3/PP-
Age: 13
Weight: 11-6
OR: -
Days: 245
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Mar 21 Lim Limerick 24.5f Hy HcCh 11-10 p PU/12 Glorious Galway () 50/1 116 -
4 Feb 21 Dro Down Royal 24f Hy HcCh 11-8 PU/10 Envol Pierji () 28/1 120 -
17 Mar 20 Dro Down Royal 26f Hy Ch 10-7 3/5 Monbeg Notorious (4L) 33/1 123 131
25 Sep 19 Per Perth 24f GS 2HcCh 10-11 tp PU/9 Soupy Soups () 9/1 132 -
29 Aug 19 Bel Bellewstown 24f Gd HcH 11-4 tp1 8/10 Black Label (38L) 16/1 121 89
2 Aug 19 Gal Galway 22.5f Gd HcCh 11-2 t 12/16 Minella Beau (86L) 8/1 130 49
16
Loggan Lady silk
Loggan Lady
J: Mr B J Walsh 7
T: P J Rothwell
2-24 in points, struggled in two runs in orthodox hunter chases in 2019, no appeal
P7/
Age: 9
Weight: 10-13
OR: -
Days: 966
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Mar 19 Dpt Downpatrick 23.5f Gd/Y MdHntCh 11-0 7/10 Billaway (40L) 50/1 - 74
9 Mar 19 Gow Gowran Park 25f Sft HntCh 10-4 PU/12 Fenno's Storm () 80/1 - -
12
King's Song silk
C
D
King's Song tp
T: D Broad
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
P-2535
Age: 11
Weight: 11-6
OR: 99
Days: 58
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Oct 21 Cur Curragh 12f Y/Sft 10-9 t 10/11 Raise You (35L) 250/1 46 47
17 Sep 21 Dpt Downpatrick 23.5f Y/Sft HcCh 11-0 tb 5/11 Archies Charm (28L) 16/1 102 86
30 Aug 21 Dpt Downpatrick 21.5f Gd HcH 11-0 tb 3/15 Favori Logique (15½L) 14/1 101 98
13 Aug 21 Trm Tramore 21f Gd HcH 11-1 tb 5/10 Turbo (12½L) 25/1 102 101
13 Jul 21 Dpt Downpatrick 22f Gd HcH 11-7 tb 2/15 Lighthouse Rose (8½L) 80/1 102 111
17 Jun 21 Leo Leopardstown 15f GF Md 11-2 t 12/15 Ever Present (37L) 125/1 50 35
Verdict

Enda Bolger holds the aces. SHADY OPERATOR may make his experience of the course and race fitness count against Midnight Maestro

Verdict silk image
Shady Operator

Betting Forecast:

7/2 Shady Operator,

9/2 Midnight Maestro,

7/1 Blast Of Koeman,

8/1 Call It Magic,

Robin Des Foret,

10/1 Neverushacon,

12/1 Hurricane Darwin,

14/1 Ballyboker Bridge,

20/1 Super Citizen,

25/1 King's Song,

Mr Diablo,

33/1 Michael's Pick,

100/1 Dasmyhoss,

Ned Stark,

200/1 Rolling Revenge,

Loggan Lady

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