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18 November 2021
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Holycross Handicap Hurdle Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 33y
  • Going: Good To Yielding
Thurles
Runners
16

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Battle Of Benburb silk
D
Battle Of Benburb
J: Simon Torrens
T: John C McConnell
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Beaten a long way at Clonmel on heavy making debut for this yard last time; can go better
499945
Age: 4
Weight: 12-0
OR: 102
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Oct 21 Clo Clonmel 19.5f Hy HcH 11-8 5/16 Cute Cherry (37L) 16/1 104 79
30 Sep 21 Clo Clonmel 20f Gd/Y ClH 11-2 4/10 Longacre Square (18½L) 20/1 107 103
15 Sep 21 Sli Sligo 20.5f Gd Ch 10-12 9/11 Bold Emperor (26L) 15/2 - 81
22 Aug 21 Naa Naas 10f Y/Sft Hc 9-6 b 10/16 Dare To Flare (7½L) 14/1 69 61
29 Jul 21 Gal Galway 16f Gd HcH 11-7 9/20 Clonbury Bridge (18½L) 25/1 109 102
4 Jun 21 Trm Tramore 16.5f Gd/Y HcH 11-1 9/13 Goulane Chosen (14½L) 7/1 110 98
2
Ellaat silk
CD
Ellaat
J: Mr O McGill 7
T: Noel C Kelly
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Won twice over C&D in the last month, rising 16lb in the process; has to be on shortlist
-07311
Age: 5
Weight: 12-0
OR: 102
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Nov 21 Thu Thurles 16f Y HcH 11-7 1/15 Lesssaidthebetter (2¾L) 9/4F 94 108
21 Oct 21 Thu Thurles 16f Gd HcH 11-5 1/16 Downthecellar (¾L) 6/1 86 98
1 Oct 21 Gow Gowran Park 16f Gd HcH 11-6 3/20 Peace Party (12L) 9/1 86 86
28 Aug 21 Crt Cartmel 17f Gd 4HcH 10-12 7/9 First Quest (21L) 18/5F 97 83
8 Aug 21 Dpt Downpatrick 19f Y HcH 11-9 11/14 Dympnas Well (27L) 12/1 87 72
11 Jun 21 Fai Fairyhouse 12f GF Hc 8-9 1/17 Quiet Desire (1¾L) 3/1F 49 58
3
Fassbender silk
Fassbender t
J: Shane O'Callaghan 7
T: Mark Michael McNiff
Raised 7lb for win last time and drops in trip but likely to be on the premises again
247221
Age: 5
Weight: 12-0
OR: 102
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Oct 21 Dpt Downpatrick 18f Sft HcH 11-5 t 1/8 Willyouwalkwithme (2½L) 7/2 95 111
17 Sep 21 Dpt Downpatrick 18f Y HcH 12-0 t 2/14 Willyouwalkwithme (4½L) 9/2 93 105
17 Aug 21 Sli Sligo 17.5f Gd HcH 11-4 t 2/15 Mullins Cross (2¾L) 6/1 92 106
7 Aug 21 Klb Kilbeggan 16f Y HcH 11-12 t 7/13 Darkened (18L) 4/1J 93 91
13 Jun 21 Dpt Downpatrick 17.5f Gd HcH 11-8 t 4/12 Willyouwalkwithme (1L) 9/4F 93 103
25 May 21 Tip Tipperary 16f Hy HcH 11-2 t 2/12 My Friend The Wind (½L) 11/2 90 96
4
The Declaimer silk
The Declaimer
J: Keith Donoghue
T: J T R Dreaper
Placed several times; should be competitive if primed on return and good ground suits
033-52
Age: 5
Weight: 11-11
OR: 99
Days: 132
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Jul 21 Klb Kilbeggan 20f Gd HcH 11-10 2/14 Mick Charlie (3¼L) 17/2 97 108
6 Jun 21 Klb Kilbeggan 16f Gd HcH 11-9 5/14 Presenting Bonnie (4L) 12/1 97 103
9 Apr 21 Wex Wexford 16f Gd/Y HcH 12-0 3/11 Getaway Queen (2¾L) 10/1 95 98
26 Nov 20 Thu Thurles 16f Sft MdH 11-11 3/13 Capilano Bridge (35L) 200/1 - 90
31 Oct 20 Dro Down Royal 16.5f Sft MdH 11-10 13/18 Ballyadam (143L) 300/1 - -
10 Oct 20 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Y MdH 11-5 14/16 Queens Brook (43L) 125/1 - 78
5
Elmount silk
Elmount ht 1
J: L P Dempsey
T: Ross O'Sullivan
Hood is applied today on handicap debut, having been keen the last twice; could go well
0957
Age: 5
Weight: 11-10
OR: 98
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Oct 21 Wex Wexford 20f Hy MdH 12-0 t 7/12 Fangio De Vassy (9L) 18/1 - 103
13 Oct 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Gd MdH 12-0 t1 5/15 My Mate Mozzie (29L) 150/1 - 103
30 Sep 21 Clo Clonmel 16.5f Gd/Y MdH 11-6 9/18 Perfect Attitude (19L) 66/1 - 94
18 Sep 21 Nav Navan 16f Gd NHF 11-9 12/20 One Last Tango (23L) 50/1 - 85
6
Master Cornwall silk
Master Cornwall
J: Phillip Enright
T: James Daniel Dullea
Absent since being pulled-up at Tramore in August; can be competitive if back to his best
-3252P
Age: 4
Weight: 11-10
OR: 98
Days: 97
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Aug 21 Trm Tramore 21f Gd HcH 11-0 p1 PU/10 Turbo () 13/2 98 -
22 Jul 21 Lim Limerick 20f Gd HcH 10-12 2/15 Royal Recital (1¼L) 5/1 97 96
9 Jul 21 Cor Cork 16f Gd/Y HcH 11-2 5/17 Ricky Bobby (7¼L) 11/1 97 101
13 Jun 21 Dpt Downpatrick 17.5f Gd HcH 11-10 2/12 Willyouwalkwithme (nse) 7/1 95 101
16 May 21 Wex Wexford 17f Sft HcH 11-10 3/11 Magnor Glory (26L) 4/1 95 89
19 Apr 21 Trm Tramore 16f Y HcH 10-6 3/13 Sweet Sixteen (4½L) 33/1 93 92
7
The Abbey silk
The Abbey
J: Davy Russell
T: Gordon Elliott
A maiden over jumps after 23 runs; good ground suits and has a squeak if at best
3P2556
Age: 8
Weight: 11-10
OR: 98
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Oct 21 Dro Down Royal 16.5f Sft HcCh 9-12 6/9 Espion Du Chenet (7L) 7/2 102 102
8 Oct 21 Dpt Downpatrick 18f Sft HcH 11-9 5/8 Fassbender (25L) 11/4F 99 89
27 Sep 21 Ros Roscommon 15.5f Gd HcH 11-11 5/17 Romella (5L) 9/2 99 107
17 Sep 21 Dpt Downpatrick 18f Y/Sft Ch 12-0 2/12 Hurricane Georgie (5½L) 11/2 102 110
4 Sep 21 Nav Navan 14f Gd Hc 9-13 11/14 Dollar Value (26L) 50/1 61 42
18 Jul 21 Tip Tipperary 19f Y Ch 12-0 PU/16 Thisonesforollie () 11/2 105 -
8
Sargent Lightfoot silk
Sargent Lightfoot h
J: Denis O'Regan
T: Adrian Murray
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Poor on his last two starts earlier this year; drops in trip on return; squeak if at best
4246-7
Age: 7
Weight: 11-9
OR: 97
Days: 178
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 May 21 Bal Ballinrobe 22f Hy HcH 12-0 h 7/14 Big Debates (46L) 5/1 99 69
27 Feb 21 Fai Fairyhouse 23f Sft HcH 11-5 h 6/14 Laid Back Luke (55L) 3/1J 100 50
29 Dec 20 Lim Limerick 19f Hy HcH 10-8 h 4/14 Mattie's Mountain (12L) 9/2 100 105
11 Dec 20 Pun Punchestown 20f Hy HcH 10-6 h 2/17 R'evelyn Pleasure (1¾L) 11/2J 98 106
2 Oct 20 Gow Gowran Park 20f Gd HcH 11-10 h 4/12 Important Message (14L) 11/2 98 94
6 Sep 20 Bal Ballinrobe 18.5f Y/Sft HcH 11-7 h 2/14 Ciankyle (½L) 17/2 95 106
9
Thedancingfarrier silk
Thedancingfarrier
J: Ian Power
T: Paul Stephen Kiely
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Ran alright on return at Wexford last time and can go closer with improvement
63-466
Age: 9
Weight: 11-9
OR: 97
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Oct 21 Wex Wexford 20.5f Hy HcH 11-12 6/14 Dympnas Well (21L) 14/1 98 91
24 May 21 Bal Ballinrobe 22f Hy HcH 11-9 6/14 Big Debates (41L) 15/2 99 74
13 May 21 Clo Clonmel 20f Gd HcH 10-13 4/13 Doldido (3¾L) 7/1 99 105
23 Apr 21 Klb Kilbeggan 19.5f Gd MdH 11-1 3/13 Buddy Rich (8¼L) 10/1 - 101
25 Mar 21 Cor Cork 20f Y MdH 11-9 6/16 Takarengo (15½L) 16/1 - 96
25 Feb 21 Thu Thurles 23.5f Hy MdH 11-1 7/16 Ain't That A Shame (44L) 22/1 - 73
10
Darkest Hour silk
Darkest Hour
J: Cathal Landers
T: Mark Michael McNiff
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Beaten a long way having jumped poorly at Roscommon last time; others preferred
570
Age: 4
Weight: 11-7
OR: 95
Days: 52
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Sep 21 Ros Roscommon 15.5f Gd 4yMdH 11-9 14/17 Trebizond (64L) 66/1 - 44
6 Sep 21 Gal Galway 16.5f Gd MdH 11-12 7/19 Hammersmith (27L) 12/1 - 89
12 Aug 21 Trm Tramore 16f Gd 4yMdH 11-1 5/15 Brides Hill (19L) 66/1 - 95
1 Jul 21 Bel Bellewstown 8f Gd Hc 8-0 p 11/14 Adapt To Dan (12½L) 50/1 45 26
5 May 21 Gow Gowran Park 8f Y Hc 8-7 p 12/16 Praying Mantis (12½L) 18/1 50 22
26 Mar 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 8f St Hc 9-3 p 9/14 Is That Love (14½L) 100/30 50 33
11
Lake Chad silk
D
Lake Chad
J: Mikey Hamill 3
T: Philip Fenton
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Comfortably got off the mark at Limerick two days over this trip; of clear interest
060/31
Age: 6
Weight: 11-12
OR: 95
Days: 2
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Nov 21 Lim Limerick 16f Y/Sft HcH 11-11 1/14 Peace Party (4½L) 9/4 95 111
28 Oct 21 Clo Clonmel 16.5f Hy HcH 11-2 3/15 Lucky Max (1¾L) 80/1 93 105
14 Sep 19 Lis Listowel 20f Gd HcH 11-4 12/17 Sand Fly (24L) 25/1 99 87
15 Aug 19 Trm Tramore 20.5f Gd NvH 10-6 6/6 Poker D'ainay (7½L) 25/1 99 95
5 Aug 19 Cor Cork 19f Y MdH 11-3 11/19 Sky Marshal (35L) 50/1 100 84
12 Jul 19 Cor Cork 16f Gd 4yMdH 11-7 10/21 Rip Rocks Paddy Ok (47L) 66/1 - 72
12
Ballinoe Biden silk
Ballinoe Biden
J: Richard Deegan 5
T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy
Well below best on heavy on handicap debut at Clonmel last time; better ground may help
60-60
Age: 5
Weight: 11-5
OR: 93
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Oct 21 Clo Clonmel 19.5f Hy HcH 10-9 10/16 Cute Cherry (78L) 22/1 95 30
22 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 16f Gd MdH 11-9 6/13 The Names Jock (21L) 100/1 - 94
13 Apr 21 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Gd/Y MdH 11-7 11/16 Now Where Or When (42L) 125/1 - 79
12 Mar 21 Gow Gowran Park 16f Hy MdH 11-9 6/16 Its Gonnahappen (52L) 25/1 - 61
13
Steelers Appeal silk
Steelers Appeal
J: Niall Prendergast 7
T: Miss Evanna McCutcheon
Improved run over 2m7f here two weeks ago; takes a sharp drop in trip but not discounted
/P/707
Age: 8
Weight: 11-5
OR: 93
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Nov 21 Thu Thurles 23f Y MdH 10-13 7/11 Idas Boy (21L) 150/1 - 103
14 Oct 21 Trm Tramore 16f Gd MdH 11-7 11/14 Young Fitzy (35L) 25/1 - 69
5 Oct 21 Gal Galway 19f Sft MdH 11-7 7/17 Blazing Khal (38L) 200/1 - 86
9 Jan 20 Clo Clonmel 20.5f Sft/Hy MdHntCh 11-7 PU/14 Some Man () 25/1 - -
1 Jun 18 Trm Tramore 16f Gd NHF 11-7 10/10 Dumhach Thra (105+L) 7/1 - -
14
Hisdaywillcome silk
Hisdaywillcome
J: Mr R Sugrue 7
T: Thomas Cooper
Tailed-off at Roscommon in September; has to bounce back and improve
7008-0
Age: 4
Weight: 11-4
OR: 92
Days: 52
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Sep 21 Ros Roscommon 15.5f Gd HcH 10-11 h 17/17 Romella (75L) 100/1 94 30
15 Apr 21 Lim Limerick 16f Y HcH 10-5 h 8/13 Cratloe (12L) 66/1 94 81
25 Mar 21 Cor Cork 20f Y MdH 10-8 h 13/16 Takarengo (82L) 125/1 - 16
6 Mar 21 Nav Navan 16f Y/Sft 4yMdH 11-2 h 16/19 Palace Rock (70L) 100/1 - 36
22 Feb 21 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Hy 4yMdH 11-2 h1 7/14 Zanavi (30L) 200/1 - 95
31 Jan 21 Naa Naas 15.5f Hy 4yMdH 11-2 PU/18 Coltor () 400/1 - -
15
Kasakh Noir silk
D
Kasakh Noir
J: Jody McGarvey
T: Noel C Kelly
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has been well beaten on his last three starts, including in a chase
P85800
Age: 9
Weight: 11-3
OR: 91
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Oct 21 Wex Wexford 20.5f Hy HcH 11-9 11/14 Dympnas Well (39L) 50/1 95 71
1 Oct 21 Gow Gowran Park 20f Gd HcH 11-11 16/18 Tullyveery Lad (35L) 28/1 97 73
23 Aug 21 Bal Ballinrobe 23f Gd Ch 12-0 8/10 The Dabbler (42L) 33/1 - 78
13 Jul 21 Dpt Downpatrick 22f Gd HcH 11-11 ht1 5/15 Lighthouse Rose (19L) 50/1 99 97
16 Jun 21 Nav Navan 16f Gd HcH 11-7 8/18 Lusis Naturea (13L) 8/1 100 97
4 May 21 Bal Ballinrobe 17f Sft HcH 12-0 p PU/14 Listenheretomejack () 14/1 102 -
17
Awbeg Willow silk
Awbeg Willow
J: G B Noonan 7
T: Paul O'Flynn
Better ground here can help and market may guide on handicap debut
760
Age: 5
Weight: 11-0
OR: 88
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Oct 21 Clo Clonmel 19.5f Hy MdHM 11-4 12/16 Optional Mix (54L) 66/1 - 59
11 Jun 21 Clo Clonmel 16.5f Gd MdH 11-5 6/14 Tommydan (22L) 28/1 - 79
27 May 21 Lim Limerick 19f Y MdHM 11-2 7/14 Schone Aussicht (26L) 33/1 - 80
16
Movie King silk
Movie King
T: A J Martin
687-
Age: 4
Weight: 11-1
OR: 89
Days: 341
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Dec 20 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Sft/Hy 3yMdH 11-2 7/14 Peckham Springs (37L) 200/1 - 80
6 Dec 20 Cor Cork 16f Sft/Hy 3yMdH 11-2 t1 8/9 Autumn Evening (54L) 40/1 - 66
24 Nov 20 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Sft 3yMdH 11-2 6/8 Alexei Vronsky (25L) 12/1 - 83
26 Oct 20 Gal Galway 12f Hy Hc 8-5 4/18 Final Endeavour (4¼L) 16/1 46 45
13 Oct 20 Cor Cork 10f Y/Sft Hc 8-7 3/9 Dreal Deal (8¼L) 25/1 47 50
24 Sep 20 Lis Listowel 8f Hy Hc 8-6 9/14 Foreign Legion (15½L) 66/1 50 22
18
Herculaneum silk
Herculaneum
T: Noel C Kelly
U465
Age: 4
Weight: 11-0
OR: 88
Days: 2
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Nov 21 Lim Limerick 19f Y/Sft MdH 11-7 5/13 Paddys Planet (12L) 25/1 88 97
24 Oct 21 Wex Wexford 20.5f Hy 4yMdH 10-13 6/13 Rodaniche (35L) 80/1 - 88
1 Oct 21 Gow Gowran Park 16f Gd/Y 4yMdH 11-4 4/13 Vultan (41L) 100/1 - 83
8 Aug 21 Dpt Downpatrick 22f Y MdH 11-5 UR/9 Ruler Of Dubai () 150/1 - -
5 Mar 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 16f St Hc 10-0 7/14 Thosedaysaregone (6½L) 18/1 66 65
12 Feb 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 9-12 9/14 Drakensberg (9½L) 17/2 68 63
19
Mater Matuta silk
Mater Matuta tp
T: E D Delany
-93333
Age: 5
Weight: 10-13
OR: 87
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Nov 21 Thu Thurles 16f Y HcH 11-4 tp1 3/15 Ellaat (7L) 10/1 87 94
14 Oct 21 Trm Tramore 16f Gd HcH 11-0 t 3/15 Coolnacritta (3½L) 25/1 86 96
29 Sep 21 Bel Bellewstown 8f Gd/Y Hc 9-0 ht 12/12 Philly's Hope (18½L) 13/2 49 16
25 Aug 21 Bel Bellewstown 17f Gd HcH 11-2 ht 3/15 Vischio (14L) 5/1 86 88
13 Aug 21 Trm Tramore 16.5f Gd HcHM 10-5 ht 3/13 Aunty Audrey (2¾L) 25/1 85 92
29 Jul 21 Gal Galway 20.5f Gd NvH 10-11 ht 9/10 M C Muldoon (47L) 300/1 85 76
20
Edmond Dantes silk
Edmond Dantes t
T: Gavin Cromwell
-6000U
Age: 5
Weight: 10-12
OR: 86
Days: 2
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Nov 21 Lim Limerick 16f Y/Sft HcH 11-5 t UR/14 Secret Sea () 13/2 86 92
17 Sep 21 Dpt Downpatrick 18f Y HcH 11-8 10/14 Willyouwalkwithme (38L) 2/1F 87 65
4 Jul 21 Trm Tramore 16f Gd HcH 11-8 13/16 Gendarme (24L) 66/1 89 80
8 Jun 21 Ros Roscommon 15.5f Gd HcH 11-8 16/16 Gone Racing (62L) 13/2 90 34
21 May 21 Wex Wexford 17f Hy HcH 11-13 6/7 Good World (82L) 11/2 92 24
23 Mar 21 Clo Clonmel 16f Sft MdH 12-0 11/18 Tipping Away (33L) 125/1 - 78
21
Princess Mahler silk
D
Princess Mahler
T: John J Walsh
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
FP/0-5
Age: 9
Weight: 10-11
OR: 85
Days: 2
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Nov 21 Lim Limerick 16f Y/Sft HcH 11-1 t 5/14 Lake Chad (8½L) 33/1 85 89
17 Nov 20 Lim Limerick 16f Hy HcHM 9-13 t 10/14 Moonlight Glory (30L) 28/1 91 80
26 Dec 19 Lim Limerick 20f Hy HcHM 9-12 t PU/13 Miss Cognac () 14/1 97 -
28 Nov 19 Thu Thurles 16f Sft HcH 11-2 t F/17 Wolfofallstreets () 16/1 97 100
17 Nov 19 Cor Cork 16f Sft HcH 11-3 t 8/14 Lily Trotter (16L) 33/1 97 98
9 May 19 Tip Tipperary 20f Gd HcH 11-1 t 15/18 Madaboy Cross (42L) 8/1 98 67
Verdict

Having bolted in at Limerick two days ago, it is difficult to oppose LAKE CHAD with a 5lb penalty if turning up here.

Verdict silk image
Lake Chad

Betting Forecast:

11/8 Lake Chad,

3/1 Ellaat,

9/1 Fassbender,

12/1 Master Cornwall,

The Abbey,

14/1 The Declaimer,

Elmount,

Thedancingfarrier,

16/1 Ballinoe Biden,

18/1 Sargent Lightfoot,

25/1 Darkest Hour,

Awbeg Willow,

40/1 Movie King,

Battle Of Benburb,

50/1 Herculaneum,

66/1 Steelers Appeal,

100/1 Kasakh Noir,

Hisdaywillcome

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