LEOPARDSTOWN
5 February 2022
Saturday 5th February

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Patrick Ward & Co Solicitors Irish Arkle Novice Chase (Grade 1) Racecard

  • Channel: RTE1
  • Distance: 2m 1f 43y
  • Going: Yielding
Leopardstown
Runners
6

Type
Chase Turf

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Blue Lord silk
D
Blue Lord t
J: Paul Townend
T: W P Mullins
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 7 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (44%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 13 wins from 45 in the last 14 days (29%)
Jumped well on chasing debut at Fairyhouse, easy task at Naas, holds very strong claims
3F3-11
Age: 7
Weight: 11-12
OR: -
Days: 34
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jan 22 Naa Naas 16f Sft NvCh 11-10 t 1/3 Lifetime Ambition (20L) 1/4F - 160
11 Dec 21 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Y/Sft Ch 12-0 t1 1/14 El Barra (5½L) 8/11F - 148
27 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Y NvHG1 12-0 3/5 Echoes In Rain (4L) 15/8 148 140
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft NvHG1 11-7 F/8 Appreciate It () 11/1 145 155
7 Feb 21 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft/Hy NvHG1 11-12 3/13 Appreciate It (6L) 14/1 - 144
13 Jan 21 Naa Naas 20f Hy NvHG1 11-12 2/7 Bob Olinger (6½L) 4/1 - 144
2
Embittered silk
D
Embittered t
J: Donagh Meyler
T: Joseph Patrick O'Brien
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 4 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (27%)
Tough task following heavy defeats in races won by Riviere D'Etel at Punchestown and Navan
012136
Age: 8
Weight: 11-12
OR: 141
Days: 63
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Dec 21 Nav Navan 17f Y NvChG3 11-8 t 6/6 Riviere D'etel (48L) 13/2 141 110
13 Nov 21 Pun Punchestown 17f Y NvChG2 11-9 t 3/6 Riviere D'etel (29L) 6/1 142 135
13 Oct 21 Pun Punchestown 18.5f Gd NvChG3 11-3 t 1/6 Hurricane Georgie (2¾L) 5/4F 141 139
27 Sep 21 Ros Roscommon 16.5f Gd NvChG3 11-3 t 2/5 Exit Poll (nk) 16/5 141 144
21 Aug 21 Kln Killarney 17f Gd Ch 12-0 t 1/6 Poseidon (½L) 4/6F 141 131
29 Jul 21 Gal Galway 16f Gd HcH 10-10 t 14/20 Saldier (21L) 40/1 148 129
3
Busselton silk
Busselton
J: J J Slevin
T: Joseph Patrick O'Brien
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 4 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (27%)
Second to a Mullins runner at Navan, faces three superior rivals from that source now
213112
Age: 5
Weight: 11-10
OR: 137
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Nav Navan 20f Gd/Y NvCh 11-4 2/8 Ciel De Neige (4L) 4/1 137 139
23 Nov 21 Pun Punchestown 19.5f Gd/Y NvCh 11-4 1/5 Indiana Jones (¾L) 13/8F 130 139
17 Oct 21 Cor Cork 20f Gd NvCh 11-2 1/2 Coach Carter (42L) 1/3F 130 132
3 Oct 21 Tip Tipperary 20f Y NvChG3 10-8 3/6 Gin On Lime (15½L) 5/2 - 123
22 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 22f Gd Ch 11-3 1/12 The Bosses Oscar (13L) 7/2 - 130
20 Aug 21 Kln Killarney 23f Y Ch 11-2 2/8 Karl Der Grosse (2½L) 11/4 - 127
4
Haut En Couleurs silk
CD
D
Haut En Couleurs
J: B J Cooper
T: W P Mullins
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts at this distance (67%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 13 wins from 45 in the last 14 days (29%)
Former smart juvenile hurdler, made a bright start to his chasing career here in December
133-1
Age: 5
Weight: 11-10
OR: -
Days: 40
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Leo Leopardstown 17f Gd/Y Ch 11-8 1/7 Gentleman De Mee (5½L) 1/3F - 148
1 May 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Gd/Y 4yHG1 11-2 3/9 Jeff Kidder (2¼L) 15/8 - 140
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 17f GS 4yHG1 11-0 3/8 Quilixios (3½L) 20/1 - 146
1 Oct 20 Aut Auteuil 18f Hy 3yH 10-6 1/17 Swiss Guard (hd) 74/10 - 128
5
Saint Sam silk
D
Saint Sam
J: Rachael Blackmore
T: W P Mullins
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 3 wins from 4 starts at this distance (75%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 13 wins from 45 in the last 14 days (29%)
Made all for emphatic win from a 142-rated hurdler on his chasing debut, smart prospect
4225-1
Age: 5
Weight: 11-10
OR: -
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Jan 22 Fai Fairyhouse 17f Sft Ch 11-10 1/10 Thedevilscoachman (9L) 11/10F - 152
1 May 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Gd/Y 4yHG1 11-2 h 5/9 Jeff Kidder (7¼L) 11/1 143 138
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f GS 4yHcHG3 11-8 h1 2/22 Jeff Kidder (2L) 9/2F 139 142
7 Feb 21 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft/Hy 4yHG1 11-2 2/6 Quilixios (5½L) 15/2 - 137
26 Dec 20 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft 3yHG2 11-0 4/7 Zanahiyr (6L) 6/1 - 123
29 Nov 20 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Sft 3yHG3 11-1 2/5 Zanahiyr (14L) 4/5F - 134
6
Riviere D'etel silk
D
Riviere D'etel h
J: Jack Kennedy
T: Gordon Elliott
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Fighting chance against the Mullins trio here, tendency to jump to the right is a concern
7-1112
Age: 5
Weight: 11-3
OR: 150
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 21 Leo Leopardstown 17f Sft NvChG1 11-1 h 2/6 Ferny Hollow (1½L) 5/4 - 151
4 Dec 21 Nav Navan 17f Y NvChG3 10-11 h 1/6 Take All (12L) 1/4F - 150
13 Nov 21 Pun Punchestown 17f Y NvChG2 10-5 h 1/6 Cape Gentleman (21L) 9/4 - 146
9 Oct 21 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Gd ChM 11-0 h 1/7 Jeremys Flame (11L) 4/7F - 129
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f GS 4yHcHG3 11-3 h 7/22 Jeff Kidder (6¾L) 7/1 134 133
29 Jan 21 Nav Navan 17.5f Hy NvH 10-10 h 3/7 Thedevilscoachman (3½L) 11/10F - 126
Verdict

Talented mare RIVIERE D'ETEL may make the allowances count, though she faces a stern test from the three Mullins-trained geldings

Verdict silk image
Riviere D'etel

Betting Forecast:

13/8 Blue Lord,

9/4 Riviere D'etel,

3/1 Haut En Couleurs,

9/2 Saint Sam,

33/1 Busselton,

40/1 Embittered

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