DOWN ROYAL
17 March 2022
Thursday 17th March

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Powered By Bluegrass Novice Handicap Hurdle Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 4f
  • Going: Soft
Down Royal
Runners
10

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Partly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
O'Toole silk
C
O'Toole
J: Mr B G Crawford 7
T: S R B Crawford
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (0%)
Smart bumper performer, promising novice with limited experience, respected all the same
12-14
Age: 6
Weight: 11-12
OR: 123
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Feb 22 Naa Naas 19f Sft NvH 11-12 4/7 Journey With Me (16½L) 7/2 - 120
26 Dec 21 Dro Down Royal 17f Sft MdH 11-12 1/10 Daring Rocco (7½L) 4/9F - 115
28 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Y NHFG1 12-2 2/8 Kilcruit (4¾L) 33/1 - 131
27 Feb 21 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Sft NHF 11-8 1/10 Little Big Rocky (15L) 25/1 - 120
2
Paddys Planet silk
Paddys Planet
J: Jack Foley 5
T: Ross O'Sullivan
Won twice before combination of 9lb rise and a longer trip found him out at Fairyhouse
9-5110
Age: 6
Weight: 11-3
OR: 114
Days: 47
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Jan 22 Fai Fairyhouse 23.5f Gd/Y HcH 11-13 10/16 Western Zara (18L) 9/2 115 107
2 Jan 22 Naa Naas 19f Sft HcH 11-5 1/14 Never Off Duty (4½L) 5/2F 106 118
16 Nov 21 Lim Limerick 19f Y/Sft MdH 11-11 1/13 Eternal Story (½L) 10/11F - 104
24 Oct 21 Gal Galway 21.5f Sft MdH 12-0 5/13 Chinx Of Light (26L) 14/1 - 109
4 Apr 21 Cor Cork 19f Gd NHF 11-9 9/17 Scorpion's Revenge (13½L) 16/1 - 95
10 Mar 21 Wex Wexford 16f Hy NHF 12-2 4/9 The Gossiper (6¼L) 13/2 - 110
3
Fire Squadron silk
Fire Squadron p
J: Niall Moore 7
T: Gordon Elliott
Maiden who needs to step up on the form of his first two handicap runs at Naas and Navan
25-787
Age: 7
Weight: 11-2
OR: 113
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Mar 22 Nav Navan 20f Y HcH 12-0 p1 7/13 Silvertown (13½L) 14/1 115 111
30 Jan 22 Naa Naas 15.5f Gd/Y HcH 11-7 8/11 Bigz Belief (13½L) 7/1 116 111
18 Dec 21 Nav Navan 16f Gd/Y MdH 11-11 7/21 Ardla (24L) 33/1 - 103
21 Mar 21 Dpt Downpatrick 17.5f Gd/Y NHF 12-2 5/12 Drumbear (28L) 4/5F - 72
22 Feb 21 Fai Fairyhouse 19.5f Hy MdH 11-6 2/14 Full Time Score (1¼L) 100/30 - 117
4 Feb 21 Dro Down Royal 16.5f Hy MdH 11-6 7/18 Decimation (31L) 18/1 - 94
4
Cute Cherry silk
D
Cute Cherry p
J: Sam Ewing
T: Gordon Elliott
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Showed good attitude when scoring at Leopardstown 11 days ago, 6lb rise may find her out
661P41
Age: 6
Weight: 11-1
OR: 112
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 22 Leo Leopardstown 20f Y HcHM 11-4 p 1/13 Indie Belle (nk) 12/1 106 116
16 Jan 22 Pun Punchestown 21f Sft HcHM 11-7 p1 4/13 Must Be Obeyed (17L) 20/1 107 103
26 Dec 21 Lim Limerick 20f Hy HcHM 10-5 PU/16 Rebel Ivy () 11/2 107 -
28 Oct 21 Clo Clonmel 19.5f Hy HcH 11-5 1/16 Gali Flight (2½L) 15/2 100 113
30 Sep 21 Clo Clonmel 20f Gd/Y HcHM 11-1 6/8 Paddy Wickla (5¼L) 5/1 100 104
9 Aug 21 Bal Ballinrobe 22.5f Gd/Y MdH 11-3 6/9 Cream Sparkles (20L) 7/1 - 92
5
Womalko silk
Womalko
J: Phillip Enright
T: Robert Tyner
Up 12lb for Limerick win, on an upward curve with the stable continuing in good form
0-0621
Age: 6
Weight: 10-12
OR: 109
Days: 78
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 21 Lim Limerick 19f Hy HcH 11-9 1/12 Ballyadam Destiny (4L) 5/4F 97 112
5 Dec 21 Cor Cork 20f Sft NvHcH 11-5 2/17 Thedancingfarrier (½L) 5/2J 93 104
29 Oct 21 Dro Down Royal 19.5f Sft Ch 12-0 6/11 Lifetime Ambition (69L) 300/1 - 77
25 May 21 Bal Ballinrobe 17f Sft/Hy Ch 12-0 11/14 Forrard Away (92L) 40/1 - 32
30 Dec 20 Lim Limerick 16f Hy HcH 11-5 12/17 Moonlight Glory (41L) 6/1 95 62
28 Nov 20 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Sft MdH 11-11 12/18 Keskonrisk (41L) 125/1 - 75
6
Justicialism silk
Justicialism
J: Mike O'Connor 5
T: B R Hamilton
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 4 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (27%)
Juvenile has slotted into handicap company to good effect, could go well in hat-trick bid
49011
Age: 4
Weight: 10-11
OR: 118
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Feb 22 Naa Naas 15.5f Sft 4yHcH 10-8 1/8 Calvados (½L) 11/2 112 115
31 Jan 22 Pun Punchestown 16f Y 4yHcH 10-9 1/7 Doctor Churchill (nk) 9/2 106 109
27 Dec 21 Leo Leopardstown 16f Y/Sft 3yMdH 10-11 11/18 Icare Allen (37L) 150/1 - 86
23 Nov 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Gd/Y 3yMdH 11-2 9/20 Ben Siegel (27L) 50/1 - 92
30 Oct 21 Dro Down Royal 17f Sft 3yH 10-9 4/6 Fil Dor (18L) 40/1 - 106
24 Jun 21 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 12.5f St/Slw 53yHc 9-0 6/10 Moliwood (8½L) 13/2 68 64
7
Kingston Retreat silk
Kingston Retreat
J: Mark McDonagh 7
T: Sean O O'Brien
Gowran third three starts ago was respectable, others preferred on overall form
14430U
Age: 7
Weight: 10-10
OR: 107
Days: 60
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Jan 22 Pun Punchestown 21f Sft HcHM 11-8 UR/13 Must Be Obeyed () 5/1 108 -
27 Nov 21 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Gd HcH 10-7 12/19 Broomfields Jeremy (16½L) 10/1 108 99
20 Nov 21 Gow Gowran Park 16f Y NvHcH 11-7 3/9 Marvel Fan (4L) 14/1 107 111
11 Nov 21 Clo Clonmel 20f Sft HcH 9-12 4/9 Pour Pavore (29L) 10/1 111 92
17 Oct 21 Cor Cork 24f Gd NvH 11-5 4/5 Sweet Street (14½L) 11/1 109 104
8 Oct 21 Dpt Downpatrick 21.5f Sft MdH 10-13 1/6 Midnight It Is (3¾L) 40/1 - 110
8
Wild Hunt silk
Wild Hunt
J: D G Hogan
T: Denis Gerard Hogan
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 4 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (29%)
Improving youngster, still has a reasonable weight despite 10lb rise for 3m Clonmel win
808021
Age: 5
Weight: 10-9
OR: 106
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Mar 22 Clo Clonmel 24f Hy HcH 12-1 1/15 Emancipator (7L) 11/2 96 111
23 Feb 22 Pun Punchestown 20.5f Sft/Hy HcH 12-0 2/16 Indie Belle (3¼L) 7/1 95 105
17 Jan 22 Pun Punchestown 20.5f Sft NvHcH 11-3 10/20 Gain De Cause (44L) 33/1 97 65
1 Jan 22 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Y MdH 12-0 8/12 Carrig Sam (85L) 100/1 - 40
25 Nov 21 Thu Thurles 16f Gd 4yMdH 10-11 10/18 Vina Ardanza (24L) 25/1 - 96
14 Nov 21 Cor Cork 16f Sft 4yMdH 11-2 8/22 Mythical Hero (21L) 25/1 - 101
9
Sam Lorenzo silk
Sam Lorenzo
J: L P Dempsey
T: W J Bryson
Does not seem well handicapped on the evidence of early-season form at Downpatrick.
3-4096
Age: 7
Weight: 10-4
OR: 101
Days: 51
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Jan 22 Dro Down Royal 16.5f Y NvH 11-1 6/10 Rodaniche (22L) 80/1 101 95
12 Jun 21 Dpt Downpatrick 17.5f Gd HcH 11-8 t 9/11 Itsalonglongroad (28L) 10/1 103 88
21 May 21 Dpt Downpatrick 19f Y/Sft HcH 11-7 t 10/13 Longacre Square (26L) 14/1 105 89
3 May 21 Dro Down Royal 16.5f Y MdH 11-4 t 4/19 Don Diablo (23L) 11/1 - 97
21 Mar 21 Dpt Downpatrick 19f Y MdH 11-3 t1 3/11 Stranger Danger (9¾L) 40/1 - 106
30 Oct 20 Dro Down Royal 22f Y/Sft MdH 11-7 h1 6/9 Farouk D'alene (56L) 125/1 - 78
10
Nathaniel's Dream silk
BF
Nathaniel's Dream ht
J: Peter Carberry
T: A J Martin
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Edging closer to a breakthrough win, suffered narrow defeat at Navan, leading contender
-U8642
Age: 7
Weight: 10-1
OR: 98
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Feb 22 Nav Navan 21f Hy HcH 11-7 ht1 2/18 Ask And Answer (nse) 4/1F 95 105
1 Jan 22 Fai Fairyhouse 24.5f Y HcH 11-1 t 4/19 Where's Frankie (9¾L) 5/1F 95 100
18 Dec 21 Nav Navan 20f Gd/Y HcH 11-8 t 6/19 All Class (9¾L) 25/1 95 97
16 Nov 21 Lim Limerick 21f Y/Sft HcH 11-9 t 8/14 Robyndeglory (9¾L) 16/1 97 94
19 Oct 21 Gow Gowran Park 14f Sft/Hy Hc 8-2 t 5/13 Dutch Schultz (14L) 25/1 59 56
3 Oct 21 Kln Killarney 17f Y/Sft HcH 11-12 t UR/13 Elite Des Mottes () 14/1 99 -
Verdict

Four last-time-out winners here, all with potential for sustained improvement but NATHANIEL'S DREAM can see off all challengers

Verdict silk image
Nathaniel's Dream

Betting Forecast:

3/1 O'Toole,

4/1 Womalko,

9/2 Wild Hunt,

5/1 Nathaniel's Dream,

11/2 Justicialism,

8/1 Cute Cherry,

10/1 Paddys Planet,

12/1 Kingston Retreat,

20/1 Fire Squadron,

25/1 Sam Lorenzo

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