DOWN ROYAL
26 December 2021
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Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Hurdle Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 1f
  • Going: Soft
Down Royal
Runners
15

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Magic Sea silk
CD
Magic Sea
J: Trevor Ryan 2
T: Sarah Dawson
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Dual hurdle winner but been in poor form over both hurdles and fences so far this term
-09670
Age: 6
Weight: 12-0
OR: 102
Days: 43
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Nov 21 Pun Punchestown 24f Y HcH 11-7 b1 18/21 Glenquin Castle (52L) 66/1 106 66
10 Oct 21 Lim Limerick 19.5f Sft HcCh 11-0 p 7/12 Big Debates (22L) 66/1 100 91
6 Sep 21 Gal Galway 18.5f Gd Ch 11-9 6/7 Breakeven (25L) 20/1 - 95
12 Aug 21 Trm Tramore 21.5f Gd Ch 11-9 9/14 Pat Coyne (44L) 50/1 - 76
29 Jul 21 Gal Galway 16f Gd HcH 11-9 14/20 Clonbury Bridge (36L) 50/1 109 89
28 Jan 21 Gow Gowran Park 20.5f Hy HcH 11-5 PU/11 Street Value () 28/1 111 -
2
Mutadaawel silk
Mutadaawel
J: Kevin A Murphy 4
T: Nigel Thomas Slevin
Showed a bit more when distant 4th when last seen over hurdles; more needed on h'cap debut
0-84
Age: 6
Weight: 11-12
OR: 100
Days: 159
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Sep 21 Gal Galway 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 v 13/15 Church Mountain (19L) 25/1 69 39
28 Aug 21 Nav Navan 8f Gd Hc 9-7 12/15 Li Mu Bai (5½L) 33/1 73 70
20 Jul 21 Bal Ballinrobe 17.5f Gd MdH 11-9 4/13 The Dara Man (22L) 25/1 - 101
2 Jun 21 Wex Wexford 16f Gd/Y MdH 11-9 8/12 Staging Post (27L) 66/1 - 81
3 Apr 21 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Y MdH 11-11 14/18 Salt Wind (94L) 80/1 - 32
12 Feb 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 8f St Hc 9-2 11/13 Well Suited (6½L) 66/1 78 66
3
Hillary John silk
Hillary John
J: Conor Brassil 2
T: B R Hamilton
Won on Rules debut in 2018; hasn't matched that form since; best watched on belated return
/3004-
Age: 10
Weight: 11-11
OR: 99
Days: 416
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Nov 20 Nby Newbury 22.5f Gd 3Ch 11-5 4/5 Kalooki (39L) 200/1 106 110
28 Sep 20 Nab Newton Abbot 21.5f Gd 4HcH 11-6 10/13 Francky Du Berlais (30L) 40/1 109 90
21 Sep 20 War Warwick 21f Gd 4HcH 11-4 13/14 Outonpatrol (57L) 16/1 110 56
24 Aug 20 Sth Southwell 20.5f Gd 4HcH 11-1 3/10 Tight Call (4¾L) 20/1 110 110
18 Oct 19 Fak Fakenham 20f Gd 4HcH 11-7 6/9 Trapper Peak (15½L) 33/1 115 110
23 Sep 19 War Warwick 21f GF 4HcH 11-11 8/10 Misty Bloom (34L) 25/1 118 92
4
Tenth Amendment silk
Tenth Amendment t
J: Shane O'Callaghan 4
T: Keith Henry Clarke
Sole win came on Flat in 2018; went close over hurdles earlier in career but on tough mark
4/0-70
Age: 7
Weight: 11-11
OR: 99
Days: 82
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 16f St Hc 8-6 t 6/12 Adamaris (5¼L) 18/1 49 54
17 Nov 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 8-12 t 4/12 Bradesco (1¼L) 66/1 45 54
5 Oct 21 Gal Galway 19f Sft HcH 11-2 ht 13/14 Pour Pavore (74L) 50/1 102 38
18 Sep 21 Nav Navan 16f Gd MdH 12-0 ht 7/19 Weseekhimhere (24L) 100/1 - 98
2 Jul 21 Bel Bellewstown 12f Gd Hc 9-10 t 7/9 Pretty Little Liar (29L) 4/1 53 21
11 Jun 21 Fai Fairyhouse 12f GF Hc 9-4 t 4/17 Ellaat (2½L) 20/1 53 56
5
Ben Thomson silk
Ben Thomson t
J: Neil Ryan 4
T: Noel Meade
7l 4th two starts ago but didn't build on that latest; tough mark on what he's done so far
058440
Age: 5
Weight: 11-8
OR: 96
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Cor Cork 20f Sft NvHcH 11-2 t 11/17 Thedancingfarrier (31L) 10/1 97 76
14 Nov 21 Cor Cork 16f Sft HcH 10-12 t 4/19 Lucky Max (7L) 14/1 97 100
2 Nov 21 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Y HcH 11-9 t 4/15 Petrol Head (10½L) 7/1 97 97
10 Oct 21 Lim Limerick 24f Sft HcH 9-13 t1 8/16 Kruzhlinin (19L) 10/1 98 86
20 Aug 21 Klb Kilbeggan 16f Gd/Y MdH 11-1 5/14 Dark Spark (16½L) 14/1 - 95
3 Jul 21 Bel Bellewstown 17f Gd MdH 11-6 10/15 Highstreet Roller (26L) 22/1 - 89
6
Emma Prada silk
Emma Prada
J: James O'Sullivan
T: Sean Thomas Doyle
0-13 under Rules but placed in two h'caps in September; poor latest but may bounce back
264239
Age: 6
Weight: 11-8
OR: 96
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Nov 21 Gow Gowran Park 20f Y HcHM 10-9 9/16 Influential Lady (24L) 11/2 97 78
18 Sep 21 Nav Navan 22f Gd HcH 11-5 3/18 Yamato (6L) 11/2C 97 104
4 Sep 21 Wex Wexford 20f Gd HcH 11-2 2/12 Shanacoole (½L) 9/2J 93 104
16 Jul 21 Klb Kilbeggan 25f Gd HcH 10-12 4/15 Royal Aide (4¼L) 10/1 93 99
3 Jul 21 Bel Bellewstown 20f Gd HcH 11-9 6/14 Let Her Flow (32L) 7/4F 94 75
5 Jun 21 Trm Tramore 21.5f Gd/Y HcH 10-6 2/14 Molly Wedger (17L) 11/2 94 101
7
Colwinston silk
Colwinston t
J: Cian Cullinan 4
T: Miss Suzy Barkley
0-18; has a 1213-day absence to overcome and likely best watched on that basis
9/342/
Age: 11
Weight: 11-7
OR: 95
Days: 1213
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Aug 18 Dro Down Royal 20f GF MdH 11-4 t 2/11 Optical Confusion (3¾L) 7/1 104 102
18 Aug 18 Per Perth 16f Gd 4MdH 11-2 t 4/5 Galvin (12L) 6/1 110 101
7 May 18 Dro Down Royal 16f Gd MdH 11-4 t 3/20 Canardier (8¾L) 14/1 105 103
14 Apr 18 Ain Aintree 16.5f Sft 2HcH 9-9 t 9/15 Havana Beat (37L) 66/1 120 87
31 Jan 18 Dro Down Royal 19.5f Hy HcH 11-3 t 5/9 Our Boy Boru (9¾L) 7/1 106 107
26 Dec 17 Dro Down Royal 16f Hy MdH 10-11 t 4/14 Stooshie (16L) 20/1 106 109
8
Beat Of The Sea silk
Beat Of The Sea
J: Ben Kennedy 4
T: Seamus Fahey
Losing run is mounting up but step back in right direction latest; needs to build on that
F00706
Age: 7
Weight: 11-6
OR: 94
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Pun Punchestown 19.5f Y HcH 10-3 6/16 Gain De Cause (8¼L) 33/1 95 97
18 Nov 21 Thu Thurles 20.5f Gd/Y HcH 10-11 14/18 Priory Park (17½L) 18/1 97 88
2 Nov 21 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Y HcH 11-6 7/15 Petrol Head (14½L) 25/1 99 95
13 Oct 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Gd HcH 11-8 10/11 Romella (24L) 40/1 101 86
9 Jul 21 Cor Cork 20f Gd/Y HcHM 11-7 11/15 Rain In Spain (22L) 20/1 102 95
1 Jul 21 Bel Bellewstown 14.5f Gd Hc 8-8 8/14 Third Avenue (10½L) 16/1 45 41
9
Uncle Gerhard silk
Uncle Gerhard
J: Charlie O'Dwyer 4
T: Conor O'Dwyer
Has not shown much in four starts so far; improvement required now handicapping
0097
Age: 6
Weight: 11-6
OR: 94
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Dec 21 Clo Clonmel 16f Y/Sft MdH 12-0 7/16 Whiskeywealth (20L) 18/1 - 93
20 Nov 21 Gow Gowran Park 16f Y MdH 11-7 9/19 Indigo Breeze (30L) 250/1 - 92
31 May 21 Pun Punchestown 20.5f Gd/Y MdH 12-0 11/18 Pipers Meadow (47L) 100/1 - 79
10 May 21 Kln Killarney 17f Gd/Y NHF 12-2 11/18 Banbridge (34L) 8/1 - 87
10
Justice Ears silk
Justice Ears ht
J: Liam McKenna 4
T: David Peter Dunne
0-14 but hasn't shown anything since he returned from a lengthy absence last year
/P-0P5
Age: 8
Weight: 11-4
OR: 92
Days: 58
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Oct 21 Dro Down Royal 17f Sft HG2 11-0 ht 5/5 Zanahiyr (51L) 250/1 92 87
25 Aug 21 Bel Bellewstown 17f Gd HcH 11-13 ht1 PU/15 Zamond () 50/1 93 -
4 May 21 Bal Ballinrobe 17f Sft HcH 11-5 h 10/14 Listenheretomejack (70L) 50/1 93 31
26 Oct 20 Wex Wexford 16.5f Sft HcH 10-12 PU/10 Final Orders () 28/1 93 -
6 Jun 18 Wex Wexford 16f Gd MdH 11-4 h 12/14 Ballybrowney Jack (118L) 25/1 - -
7 May 18 Dro Down Royal 16f Gd MdH 11-4 h 5/20 Canardier (12L) 80/1 - 100
11
Autumn Crusade silk
Autumn Crusade tp
J: J B Kane 2
T: Dermot A McLoughlin
Hit the frame in two points but yet to show much under Rules and off 193 days
697-F8
Age: 7
Weight: 11-2
OR: 90
Days: 193
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Jun 21 Nav Navan 20f Gd HcH 11-2 tp 8/16 An Droichead Eile (23L) 12/1 90 82
21 May 21 Dpt Downpatrick 21.5f Y/Sft HcH 11-7 tp1 F/12 Ringhill Lady () 7/1 92 -
19 Apr 21 Lim Limerick 19f Y MdH 12-0 t 7/16 Teescomponentsyess (43L) 33/1 - 68
17 Jan 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Hy MdH 11-7 t 9/20 Frere Tuck (50L) 125/1 - 80
3 Jan 21 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Hy MdH 11-7 t1 6/15 Flanking Maneuver (41L) 200/1 - 95
12
Tuckmill silk
Tuckmill
J: Mike O'Connor 2
T: Francis J Flood
Showed a bit more on penultimate run but struggled at Navan last week; drops in trip
60-P79
Age: 5
Weight: 11-2
OR: 90
Days: 8
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Nav Navan 20f Gd/Y HcH 11-5 9/19 All Class (20L) 66/1 92 84
9 Nov 21 Fai Fairyhouse 19.5f Gd/Y HcH 11-4 7/15 Fulysse (9½L) 100/1 92 93
31 Oct 21 Cor Cork 16f Hy HcH 10-8 PU/17 Perry Owens () 66/1 92 -
1 Jun 21 Tip Tipperary 12.5f Y Md 10-7 11/14 Tashi (30L) 300/1 - 33
18 May 21 Sli Sligo 10.5f Y/Sft Md 9-9 12/14 Sionnach Eile (19½L) 300/1 - 37
7 May 21 Cor Cork 10f Gd Md 10-7 11/11 Castletownbere (30L) 150/1 - 28
13
Fainche silk
Fainche
J: Shane Fenelon 4
T: E Sheehy
Showed a bit more when beaten 3l in a maiden hurdle in June but tailed off twice since
874400
Age: 4
Weight: 11-0
OR: 88
Days: 140
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Aug 21 Dpt Downpatrick 19f Y HcH 11-2 12/14 Dympnas Well (37L) 28/1 90 62
20 Jul 21 Bal Ballinrobe 21.5f Gd HcH 11-1 10/14 Mullaghmore Wave (34L) 33/1 92 71
14 Jun 21 Klb Kilbeggan 16f Gd/Y MdH 10-9 4/14 Tarqueens Glory (3L) 7/1 - 87
6 Jun 21 Klb Kilbeggan 18.5f Gd HM 10-13 4/9 Ruaille Buaille (46L) 150/1 - 79
25 May 21 Tip Tipperary 16f Hy MdH 10-8 7/16 The Dasher Conway (55L) 25/1 - 48
14 May 21 Klb Kilbeggan 19.5f Gd MdH 10-3 8/16 Imperial Sachin's (30L) 40/1 - 72
14
Herculaneum silk
Herculaneum
J: Sam Ewing
T: Noel C Kelly
Had not shown much until recent 5th at Limerick; can go well if he builds on it in h'caps
U465
Age: 4
Weight: 11-0
OR: 88
Days: 40
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 - 86
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 61
15
That's Me Finished silk
That's Me Finished
J: Paul Cawley 4
T: Noel C Kelly
Tailed off in a trio of maiden hurdles so far; questions to answer on handicap debut
000
Age: 4
Weight: 10-13
OR: 87
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Nov 21 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Gd MdH 12-0 12/12 Grangee (67L) 250/1 - 60
3 Aug 21 Ros Roscommon 20f Gd/Y MdH 11-8 13/18 Favori Logique (38L) 125/1 - 68
31 May 21 Pun Punchestown 20.5f Gd/Y MdH 10-13 12/17 New Ross (66L) 25/1 - 43
16
Command Chain silk
Command Chain
T: John C McConnell
P88-60
Age: 6
Weight: 10-13
OR: 87
Days: 166
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Jul 21 Dpt Downpatrick 22f Gd HcH 10-9 p1 11/15 Lighthouse Rose (125L) 16/1 88 -
25 May 21 Bal Ballinrobe 25f Sft/Hy HcH 11-6 6/12 Chelseas Friend (10½L) 7/1 89 91
19 Apr 21 Lim Limerick 19f Y MdH 12-0 8/16 Teescomponentsyess (43L) 20/1 - 67
5 Apr 21 Cor Cork 24.5f Gd MdH 11-9 8/15 Mr Josiey Wales (26L) 25/1 - 77
14 Mar 21 Lim Limerick 24f Hy MdH 11-7 PU/18 Mercury Lane () 33/1 - -
18 Jan 21 Pun Punchestown 24.5f Sft/Hy MdH 12-0 4/7 Pure Genius (106L) 12/1 - 32
17
Mater Matuta silk
Mater Matuta tp
T: E D Delany
933330
Age: 5
Weight: 10-12
OR: 86
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Nov 21 Thu Thurles 16f Gd HcH 11-0 tp 12/18 Peace Party (44L) 7/1 87 58
4 Nov 21 Thu Thurles 16f Y HcH 11-4 tp1 3/15 Ellaat (7L) 10/1 87 93
14 Oct 21 Trm Tramore 16f Gd HcH 11-0 t 3/15 Coolnacritta (3½L) 25/1 86 93
29 Sep 21 Bel Bellewstown 8f Gd/Y Hc 9-0 ht 12/12 Philly's Hope (18½L) 13/2 49 14
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
18
Monoxide silk
Monoxide
T: Neill McCluskey
277409
Age: 6
Weight: 10-9
OR: 83
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Pun Punchestown 19.5f Y HcH 9-5 tp1 9/13 Shantou Lucky (21L) 22/1 90 81
13 Nov 21 Pun Punchestown 24f Y HcH 10-5 t 12/21 Glenquin Castle (21L) 40/1 85 76
5 Nov 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 9-8 tb 14/14 Golden Twilight (16L) 125/1 72 60
29 Oct 21 Dro Down Royal 17f Sft HG2 11-0 t 4/5 Zanahiyr (48L) 300/1 85 90
22 Oct 21 Sli Sligo 20f Y HcH 11-5 ht 7/9 Crackaway (43L) 7/1 87 58
9 Oct 21 Fai Fairyhouse 18f Gd HcH 11-7 ht 7/10 Pretty Little Liar (15L) 13/2 87 83
Verdict

An opening mark of 88 could prove lenient for HERCULANEUM who showed a bit more when fifth in a maiden hurdle last time

Verdict silk image
Herculaneum

Betting Forecast:

7/2 Emma Prada,

4/1 Herculaneum,

5/1 Beat Of The Sea,

7/1 Mutadaawel,

10/1 Ben Thomson,

12/1 Colwinston,

14/1 Magic Sea,

18/1 Uncle Gerhard,

Tuckmill,

20/1 Hillary John,

Tenth Amendment,

Justice Ears,

Autumn Crusade,

25/1 Fainche,

33/1 That's Me Finished

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