PUNCHESTOWN
16 January 2023
Monday 16th January

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John Thomas McNamara Series (Q.R.) Handicap Hurdle Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m
  • Going: Heavy
Punchestown
Runners
16

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Rain

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Little Mixup silk
CD
D
Little Mixup
J: Mr T Costello 4
T: Denis Gerard Hogan
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Decisive victories in handicap hurdles at Limerick and here; one of the ones to beat
3-0011
Age: 6
Weight: 12-4
OR: 109
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Dec 22 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Sft/Hy HcH 12-6 1/22 Caoimhes Pet (2¾L) 3/1F 101 111
27 Dec 22 Lim Limerick 16f Sft/Hy HcH 11-6 1/18 Derridae (4¼L) 50/1 94 113
15 Nov 22 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Sft HcH 11-9 12/15 Carrig Carol (70L) 100/1 96 49
27 Oct 22 Clo Clonmel 16.5f Sft/Hy HcH 11-8 14/16 Hey Johnny (46L) 28/1 97 61
25 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 20f Gd/Y HcH 11-0 3/17 Cosmic Rock (3L) 9/2C 98 100
20 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 16f Gd/Y HcH 11-0 3/12 Clarens (4L) 6/1 97 102
3
Queen Jane silk
Queen Jane t
J: Mr R A Berry 2
T: Henry De Bromhead
Not disgraced after a six month break in a Limerick handicap hurdle latest; respected
35-146
Age: 7
Weight: 12-0
OR: 105
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 22 Lim Limerick 20f Sft/Hy HcHM 10-3 t 6/14 Missiee (19L) 20/1 105 95
12 Jun 22 Dpt Downpatrick 19f Gd/Y HcHM 10-12 t 4/6 Hurricane Georgie (3¼L) 4/1 105 105
20 May 22 Dpt Downpatrick 19f Y/Sft MdH 10-11 t 1/13 Will You Win (4L) 7/2 - 106
10 Apr 22 Trm Tramore 16f Gd/Y NHFM 11-6 t1 5/11 True Light (16L) 17/2 - 89
29 Jan 22 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Gd/Y MdH 11-7 3/17 Ha D'or (26L) 9/1 - 100
4
Brandy Harbour silk
D
BF
Brandy Harbour h
J: Mr E Mahon
T: Mrs Grainne M O'Connor
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
In fine form of late; still 14lb well in over hurdles and probably still the one to beat
P2211F
Age: 9
Weight: 11-13
OR: 104
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Lim Limerick 19.5f Hy HcCh 9-7 h F/13 Maskada () 7/2F 119 -
18 Dec 22 Thu Thurles 18f Y HcCh 10-6 h 1/13 R'evelyn Pleasure (6L) 5/1 107 120
22 Nov 22 Lim Limerick 16f Sft HcH 11-2 h 1/14 Shean Glory (14L) 3/1F 90 112
29 Oct 22 Gal Galway 24f Sft/Hy HcH 11-7 h 2/20 Meehall (4¼L) 7/2 88 98
4 Oct 22 Gal Galway 19f Sft HcH 10-9 h 2/16 Money Heist (nse) 17/2 83 97
17 Jul 22 Tip Tipperary 23f Y HcCh 11-10 h PU/14 I'm Not Alone () 25/1 108 -
5
Call Me Rocky silk
Call Me Rocky
J: Mr Pat Taaffe
T: Denis Gerard Hogan
Good return to hurdles when fourth in a novice handicap at Limerick; each-way chance
6688-4
Age: 6
Weight: 11-13
OR: 104
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 22 Lim Limerick 16f Hy NvH 10-13 4/6 Marelly (9¼L) 10/1 104 106
9 Dec 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 9-13 t 13/14 Sand Castle (29L) 80/1 65 28
26 Oct 22 Cur Curragh 10f Sft/Hy Hc 9-7 t1 26/26 Mr Rango (79L) 80/1 68 -
22 Mar 22 Clo Clonmel 16f Sft MdH 11-5 8/18 Plains Indian (58L) 12/1 107 73
10 Feb 22 Thu Thurles 15.5f Y MdH 11-5 b1 8/18 Adamantly Chosen (47L) 22/1 109 94
17 Jan 22 Pun Punchestown 16f Sft HcH 12-0 6/15 Bonnie Kellie (12L) 8/1 109 109
6
Capture The Action silk
D
Capture The Action b
J: Mr D Allen
T: James Joseph Mangan
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Up 6lb for Limerick win is not excessive and respected with conditions in her favour
89P521
Age: 10
Weight: 11-13
OR: 104
Days: 55
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Nov 22 Lim Limerick 16f Sft HcHM 10-12 b 1/13 Bluebell Diva (5½L) 9/2J 98 113
31 Oct 22 Wex Wexford 16.5f Hy HcH 11-0 b 2/13 Missiee (2¾L) 12/1 97 110
8 Jul 22 Cor Cork 17f Gd HcH 11-2 b 5/19 Just Jacob (3¾L) 25/1 97 101
30 Jun 22 Tip Tipperary 16f Y HcH 11-4 b PU/17 Delightfantastic () 25/1 102 -
25 May 22 Wex Wexford 20f Y HcHM 11-7 b 9/12 Hurricane Georgie (28L) 25/1 106 90
7 May 22 Cor Cork 20f Gd/Y HcH 11-1 b 8/17 Metersandmasks (61L) 33/1 108 59
7
Ballinlough Gale silk
BF
Ballinlough Gale t
J: Mr J L Gleeson
T: Gordon Elliott
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (3%)
Switches now to Gordon Elliott and intriguing to see if that change will work; claims
425334
Age: 6
Weight: 11-10
OR: 101
Days: 101
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Oct 22 Dpt Downpatrick 18f Y HcH 11-9 ht 4/14 Willyouwalkwithme (21L) 4/1F 101 88
30 Sep 22 Gow Gowran Park 16f Y MdH 11-7 ht 3/16 Saylavee (17½L) 15/2 101 102
16 Sep 22 Dpt Downpatrick 19f Gd/Y HcH 10-13 ht 3/15 Hereditary Rule (1½L) 9/1 99 101
17 Aug 22 Sli Sligo 20.5f Gd/Y HcH 11-9 ht 5/13 He's Leading Me On (13L) 8/1 100 91
4 Aug 22 Sli Sligo 18f Gd HcH 11-5 ht 2/13 Just Jacob (2¼L) 11/2 98 100
19 Jul 22 Bal Ballinrobe 17.5f Gd HcH 11-0 ht 4/16 Tullypole Annie (6½L) 8/1 98 101
8
Galactic Grey silk
Galactic Grey t
J: Mr J W Hendrick
T: C P Donoghue
Well beaten in a first-time tongue-tie behind Little Mixup at Limerick; others preferred
8745-0
Age: 6
Weight: 11-9
OR: 100
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Lim Limerick 16f Sft/Hy HcH 11-7 t1 12/18 Little Mixup (29L) 50/1 102 90
6 Sep 22 Gal Galway 7f Sft Hc 9-10 11/16 Pimstrel (11½L) 28/1 64 42
18 Aug 22 Kln Killarney 8f Y Hc 9-12 12/15 Eloquent Arthur (14L) 28/1 66 47
18 Apr 22 Cor Cork 16f Sft/Hy HcH 11-0 h 5/16 Garcon Doux (7½L) 18/1 102 103
12 Mar 22 Gow Gowran Park 16f Hy MdH 11-12 h 4/15 Da Capo Glory (38L) 11/1 104 101
27 Feb 22 Naa Naas 15.5f Sft MdH 11-12 h 7/17 Highland Charge (25L) 200/1 - 104
9
Young Fitzy silk
D
Young Fitzy h
J: Mr T P Harney
T: Norman Lee
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Last win was in a novice chase at Tramore a year ago but no trace of that since
-00008
Age: 8
Weight: 11-9
OR: 100
Days: 8
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Jan 23 Naa Naas 19f Sft HcH 10-10 h 8/11 Cadatharla (29L) 40/1 102 81
21 Dec 22 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Y/Sft HcH 11-2 h 12/16 Mary's Pride (18½L) 25/1 104 90
5 Sep 22 Gal Galway 16.5f Gd HcH 11-5 h 11/20 Big Island (14L) 18/1 106 101
12 Aug 22 Trm Tramore 21f Gd HcH 11-10 ht 14/14 Some Dove (26L) 10/1 108 91
25 Jul 22 Gal Galway 16.5f Gd/Y HcH 11-11 ht1 14/20 Darkened (29L) 16/1 109 85
8 Jan 22 Cor Cork 16f Hy NvH 10-11 4/7 All Those Years (8¼L) 9/2 108 107
10
The King Of Prs silk
The King Of Prs
J: Mr J Dunne
T: Gavin Cromwell
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Likely more to come from him after Fairyhouse; unexposed type that could go well here
0090-6
Age: 5
Weight: 11-7
OR: 98
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Y/Sft HcH 11-3 6/16 Mary's Pride (4L) 40/1 98 98
18 Apr 22 Cor Cork 16f Sft/Hy HcH 10-11 15/16 Garcon Doux (44L) 100/1 100 56
11 Apr 22 Trm Tramore 16f Gd/Y 4yMdH 10-13 9/13 Douglas Dc (51L) 100/1 - 66
31 Mar 22 Naa Naas 16f Gd/Y 4yMdH 11-7 11/20 Celestial Horizon (28L) 250/1 - 90
17 Mar 22 Dro Down Royal 17f Sft MdH 10-8 13/19 Billable Grant (71L) 40/1 - 32
11
Ricky Langford silk
D
Ricky Langford
J: Miss P Elvin 2
T: P J Rothwell
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Well beaten latest three and the ground here is unlikely to lead to a change in fortune
271P09
Age: 9
Weight: 11-4
OR: 95
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 23 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Sft HcH 10-7 9/11 Kashi (22L) 40/1 97 80
29 Nov 22 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Y/Sft HcH 10-3 12/18 Pike County (26L) 33/1 98 82
3 Nov 22 Thu Thurles 18f Y HcCh 11-2 p PU/15 Difficult Decision () 12/1 102 -
2 Oct 22 Kln Killarney 17f Gd HcCh 10-5 p 1/10 Pythion (5½L) 12/1 96 103
9 Sep 22 Bal Ballinrobe 17f Gd HcCh 11-2 p 7/12 Red Striker (37L) 7/2F 96 60
5 Aug 22 Wex Wexford 16f Gd HcCh 11-0 p 2/6 Coole Arcade (1¼L) 14/1 95 101
12
Beeverstown Bullet silk
Beeverstown Bullet b
J: Mr D Kiely
T: M A Cahill
Has run respectably at times in maidens and handicaps; blinkers retained; chance
P03496
Age: 9
Weight: 11-1
OR: 92
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 22 Naa Naas 16f Sft HcH 12-1 b1 6/25 Carbon King (15½L) 25/1 92 95
16 Oct 22 Cor Cork 19f Y HcH 11-6 9/16 Champagne Auction (19½L) 7/1 94 76
30 Sep 22 Gow Gowran Park 16f Y HcH 11-7 4/16 Berliet Express (17L) 7/1 95 89
19 Sep 22 Lis Listowel 16f Gd MdH 11-1 3/14 John Cannon (12L) 16/1 93 98
26 May 22 Lim Limerick 22f Gd HcH 11-7 p1 11/17 Rebellious Gale (33L) 50/1 95 72
5 May 22 Tip Tipperary 24f Gd/Y HcH 11-3 PU/20 Direct Image () 28/1 97 -
13
Falvio silk
Falvio t
J: Mr A P Ryan 2
T: A J Martin
Soundly beaten in three maiden hurdles and very hard to assess; market moves worth a look
000
Age: 5
Weight: 11-1
OR: 92
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 22 Cor Cork 17f Y/Sft MdH 11-5 t 12/22 Arctic Bresil (52L) 150/1 - 71
1 Dec 22 Thu Thurles 16f Y 4yMdH 11-0 t 12/15 No Looking Back (42L) 300/1 - 79
20 Nov 22 Cor Cork 16f Sft 4yMdH 11-0 19/23 Irish Point (77L) 80/1 - 41
6 Nov 22 Naa Naas 10f Hy Hc 9-6 16/16 Dha Leath (66L) 28/1 80 -
11 Aug 22 Dea Deauville 9.5f Sl 8-8 tb 1/10 Rocquemont (¾L) 25/1 - 83
21 Jun 22 Sai Saint-Cloud 8f Sft Hc 8-9 tp 16/16 Tornadic (49+L) 39/1 - -
14
Gallaside silk
Gallaside t
J: Mr D McGill 4
T: C A McBratney
Well beaten in a Naas handicap hurdle last month after 17 months off; best watched for now
7/50-P
Age: 6
Weight: 10-13
OR: 90
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 22 Naa Naas 16f Sft HcH 11-11 t PU/25 Carbon King () 66/1 92 -
9 Jul 21 Cor Cork 16f Gd/Y 4yMdH 11-9 t 16/18 Ilmig (69L) 200/1 99 40
13 May 21 Per Perth 16f Sft 4MdH 10-12 5/9 Largy Trix (49L) 12/1 - 45
15 Apr 21 Lim Limerick 16f Y 4yMdH 11-9 t1 7/14 Clever Currency (36L) 15/2 - 89
17 Mar 21 Dro Down Royal 16.5f Y MdH 10-11 4/20 Homme D'un Soir (17½L) 25/1 - 98
2 Mar 21 Gow Gowran Park 16f Hy 4yMdH 11-9 F/16 An Epic Song () 18/1 - -
16
Anstand silk
Anstand
J: Ms K Hynes 4
T: Paul Nolan
Modest form in three maiden hurdles but no surprise if he proved better than that
890
Age: 6
Weight: 10-11
OR: 88
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 22 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft MdH 11-12 12/21 Dark Raven (51L) 150/1 - 73
26 Nov 22 Gow Gowran Park 16f Hy MdH 11-12 9/17 Kalanisi Star (46L) 66/1 - 79
29 Oct 22 Gal Galway 16.5f Sft/Hy MdH 11-12 8/20 Path D'oroux (45L) 66/1 - 77
17
Bal Kauto silk
Bal Kauto t
J: Ms S C McNamara 4
T: Turlough O'Connor
Some ability in maiden hurdles but nothing to recommend in handicaps; hard to fancy
-00988
Age: 6
Weight: 10-7
OR: 83
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Lim Limerick 20f Sft/Hy HcH 9-9 t 8/10 Optional Mix (50L) 50/1 88 63
8 Dec 22 Clo Clonmel 16f Sft MdH 11-5 t 8/17 Conna Cottage (17L) 28/1 85 92
2 Oct 22 Kln Killarney 17f Gd HcH 10-9 t 9/14 Buttons And Bows (22L) 40/1 88 77
24 Sep 22 Lis Listowel 20f Gd/Y HcH 10-11 t1 14/18 Hurricane Darwin (33L) 50/1 92 69
13 Jun 22 Klb Kilbeggan 16f Gd MdH 11-5 10/14 Some Dove (40L) 14/1 95 77
22 Mar 22 Clo Clonmel 16f Sft MdH 10-11 12/18 Plains Indian (82L) 40/1 - 41
18
Nemean silk
Nemean
J: Mr J P Berry 2
T: A J Martin
Nothing in a trio of juvenile maiden hurdles but is clearly better than that; one to watch
000
Age: 4
Weight: 10-7
OR: 92
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Dec 22 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Sft/Hy 3yMdH 11-0 20/20 Sir Allen (35L) 150/1 - 86
11 Dec 22 Cor Cork 17f Y/Sft 3yMdH 11-0 13/20 Blood Destiny (30L) 200/1 - 94
27 Nov 22 Nav Navan 16f Sft 3yMdH 11-0 15/22 Comfort Zone (31L) 100/1 - 89
7 Oct 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 9-4 3/14 Alaroos (¾L) 20/1 76 83
25 Sep 22 Cur Curragh 10f Y Md 9-8 v1 10/24 Zoffman (10L) 15/2 78 70
17 Jul 22 Cur Curragh 12f Gd Md 9-8 p1 6/9 Nusret (13½L) 10/1 79 68
2
Coolnacritta silk
D
Coolnacritta
T: Mark Fahey
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
211-P0
Age: 8
Weight: 12-1
OR: 106
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 23 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Sft HcH 11-11 11/11 Kashi (70L) 16/1 108 43
29 Nov 22 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Y/Sft HcH 11-6 PU/18 Pike County () 14/1 108 -
14 Oct 21 Trm Tramore 16f Gd HcH 11-10 1/15 Downthecellar (2¼L) 11/10F 98 107
9 Oct 21 Fai Fairyhouse 18f Gd HcH 11-7 1/9 Paddy Wickla (3L) 5/4F 93 109
22 Jul 21 Lim Limerick 16f Gd HcH 11-8 2/16 Profound (4L) 11/10F 89 103
10 Jun 21 Utt Uttoxeter 20f Gd 5HcH 11-2 2/18 Shanandoa (shd) 3/1F 90 95
15
Grace Shelby silk
Grace Shelby
T: William Cronin
-35000
Age: 8
Weight: 10-13
OR: 90
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Lim Limerick 16f Sft/Hy MdH 10-4 14/15 Maidenstreetprince (63L) 150/1 - 49
11 Dec 22 Cor Cork 17f Y/Sft MdH 10-12 18/22 Arctic Bresil (77L) 125/1 - 40
17 Nov 22 Clo Clonmel 16.5f Sft/Hy MdH 10-8 13/16 The Four Sixes (39L) 66/1 - 70
6 Nov 22 Cor Cork 16f Hy NHFM 10-11 5/7 Mollys Mango (14½L) 4/1 - 87
30 Oct 22 Wex Wexford 16f Hy NHFM 11-4 3/11 Ballycashin (12½L) 15/2 - 100
3 Mar 22 Clo Clonmel 16f Hy NHFM 11-4 t1 4/8 Chautuaqua (8½L) 7/1 - 100
Verdict

The vote in an open race goes to the unexposed THE KING OF PRS who should come on for an eyecatching effort at Fairyhouse last month

Verdict silk image
The King Of Prs

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Brandy Harbour,

5/1 Little Mixup,

Ballinlough Gale,

13/2 Capture The Action,

8/1 Queen Jane,

10/1 Anstand,

The King Of Prs,

12/1 Beeverstown Bullet,

14/1 Call Me Rocky,

25/1 Coolnacritta,

Falvio,

33/1 Galactic Grey,

Ricky Langford,

Bal Kauto,

Nemean,

50/1 Young Fitzy,

Gallaside,

66/1 Grace Shelby

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