PUNCHESTOWN
16 January 2023
Monday 16th January

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12:50 13:20 13:50 14:20 14:50 15:20 15:50

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16:20 16:55 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:00 19:30

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  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 4f 130y
  • Going: Heavy
Punchestown
Runners
15

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Rain

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Gali Flight silk
Gali Flight
J: Niall Moore 7
T: Philip Fenton
Up 2lb for his Leopardstown effort but will be thereabouts if he can repeat that
873272
Age: 7
Weight: 11-13
OR: 108
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Leo Leopardstown 20f Sft HcH 10-11 2/19 Sam's Choice (2¾L) 14/1 106 113
11 Dec 22 Cor Cork 20f Y/Sft HcH 10-13 7/15 Meetingofthewaters (8¼L) 13/2 106 106
24 Nov 22 Thu Thurles 20.5f Y/Sft HcH 11-2 2/15 L'or Des Roses (4¾L) 6/1 104 115
30 Sep 22 Gow Gowran Park 20f Y HcH 11-1 3/11 Dont Doubt Me (3¼L) 13/2 103 104
17 Aug 22 Sli Sligo 25.5f Gd/Y HcH 11-10 t 7/12 Hascoeur Clermont (19L) 8/1 105 97
2 Aug 22 Ros Roscommon 25f Sft HcH 11-4 8/15 In Your Shadow (46L) 6/1 106 70
2
Ahead Of The Posse silk
Ahead Of The Posse
J: Keith Donoghue
T: Gavin Cromwell
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Tramore winner; step up in trip should help and the best could yet be seen from him
-36671
Age: 6
Weight: 11-12
OR: 107
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 23 Trm Tramore 16f Hy HcH 11-11 1/14 Knocknagappagh (¾L) 2/1F 99 109
17 Nov 22 Clo Clonmel 19.5f Sft/Hy MdH 11-4 7/16 Landrake (33L) 12/1 - 88
30 Oct 22 Wex Wexford 16f Hy MdH 10-13 6/13 Inthepocket (33L) 8/1 - 88
4 Oct 22 Gal Galway 19f Sft MdH 11-12 6/9 Music Drive (21L) 100/30 - 76
25 May 22 Wex Wexford 20f Y NHF 11-7 3/12 No Risk No Fun (12L) 100/30 - 101
8 Apr 22 Bal Ballinrobe 17.5f Gd/Y NHF 12-0 2/16 The Last Mardi (hd) 18/1 - 101
3
Friends N Commerce silk
Friends N Commerce
J: Philip Donovan 5
T: Patrick G Kelly
Well beaten in a handicap hurdle at Limerick after almost eight months off; best watched
423-66
Age: 7
Weight: 11-12
OR: 107
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 22 Lim Limerick 20f Sft/Hy HcH 11-1 6/10 Optional Mix (43L) 16/1 110 90
7 May 22 Cor Cork 24f Gd/Y MdH 11-7 6/15 Chiricahua (41L) 100/30 114 79
18 Apr 22 Cor Cork 24.5f Sft/Hy MdH 11-7 3/18 Tenzing (8¾L) 11/2 116 100
27 Mar 22 Lim Limerick 19f Gd/Y MdH 11-7 2/13 The Road To Fame (nk) 5/1 - 115
10 Mar 22 Thu Thurles 21f Y MdH 11-7 4/12 Mankhool (5½L) 9/2 - 103
17 Jan 22 Pun Punchestown 24f Sft MdH 11-7 6/11 Minella Crooner (63L) 80/1 - 72
4
Verdant Place silk
Verdant Place
J: Simon Torrens
T: Patrick T Foley
Big eyecatcher last time; more to come from him and could prove very hard to beat here
57-93
Age: 5
Weight: 11-7
OR: 102
Days: 48
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Nov 22 Pun Punchestown 21.5f Y/Sft HcH 11-10 3/22 Penny Jar (2L) 14/1 99 110
23 Oct 22 Lim Limerick 16f Sft MdH 11-11 9/18 Polo Lounge (50L) 12/1 - 68
17 Apr 22 Cor Cork 16f Hy 4yMdH 11-7 h 7/16 Prairie Dancer (24L) 7/1 - 69
12 Mar 22 Gow Gowran Park 16f Hy MdH 11-2 h1 5/15 Backintheroom (8¾L) 18/1 - 98
5
Gringo D'ainay silk
Gringo D'ainay
J: Sean O'Keeffe
T: John Queally
Not beaten that far at Leopardstown last time but more needed to get involved here
35-208
Age: 7
Weight: 11-6
OR: 101
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 22 Leo Leopardstown 20f Sft NvHcH 10-3 8/12 Green Glory (18L) 10/1 102 96
12 Nov 22 Naa Naas 19f Y/Sft MdH 11-12 11/23 Hiddenvalley Lake (42L) 18/1 102 82
6 Jun 22 Lis Listowel 20f Sft HcH 11-11 2/15 Navigator Jack (1¾L) 7/2 99 108
31 Mar 22 Naa Naas 19f Gd/Y HcH 11-11 5/18 West Is Awake (13½L) 12/1 99 93
6 Mar 22 Wex Wexford 16f Hy MdH 11-12 3/14 Mount Brown (5¾L) 7/4F - 98
9 Dec 21 Trm Tramore 16f Sft MdH 12-0 6/14 Guily Billy (41L) 100/1 - 92
6
Coolavin Boy silk
Coolavin Boy p
J: Mr C M Quirke 7
T: Louise G Lyons
Third at Limerick; more needed here but could be going the right way; cheekpieces left on
0003
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 99
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 22 Lim Limerick 19f Hy MdH 11-5 p1 3/14 Go Boy (14L) 33/1 - 88
27 Nov 22 Nav Navan 20f Sft MdH 11-12 13/23 Grangeclare West (81L) 250/1 - 48
17 Nov 22 Clo Clonmel 19.5f Sft/Hy MdH 11-4 11/16 Landrake (72L) 200/1 - 49
31 May 22 Bal Ballinrobe 22f Gd/Y MdH 10-11 12/15 Toss Again (56L) 80/1 - 58
7
Chainofconsequence silk
D
Chainofconsequence
J: Gavin Brouder 5
T: Aengus King
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Limerick winner below his best at Naas last week; has the ability to get involved
U90167
Age: 6
Weight: 11-3
OR: 98
Days: 8
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Jan 23 Naa Naas 19f Sft HcH 10-9 7/11 Cadatharla (21L) 9/2 99 86
28 Dec 22 Lim Limerick 21f Hy HcH 11-6 6/16 Tomjackwilliam (10L) 13/2 99 98
22 Nov 22 Lim Limerick 21f Sft HcH 10-13 1/14 Positive Thinker (1½L) 25/1 92 98
12 Nov 22 Naa Naas 19f Y/Sft MdH 11-7 12/23 Hiddenvalley Lake (44L) 100/1 - 81
8 Nov 22 Fai Fairyhouse 16.5f Sft MdH 11-4 9/16 Caldwell Diamond (35L) 66/1 - 89
30 Oct 22 Gal Galway 22f Sft MdH 11-5 UR/14 Affordale Fury () 50/1 - -
8
Champ Royal silk
Champ Royal
J: Richard Condon 5
T: C A Murphy
Solid form; conditions suit and every chance that he could play a hand in the finish here
439-45
Age: 7
Weight: 11-2
OR: 97
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Fai Fairyhouse 22.5f Y/Sft HcH 11-2 5/16 Crossgaleschicflic (11½L) 4/1 97 92
26 Nov 22 Gow Gowran Park 16f Hy NvHcH 9-10 4/11 Marelly (11L) 10/1 97 99
31 Mar 22 Naa Naas 19f Gd/Y HcH 11-10 9/18 West Is Awake (29L) 100/30F 98 77
22 Feb 22 Nav Navan 21f Hy HcH 11-7 3/20 Waittillitellyou (7¾L) 9/1 95 103
29 Jan 22 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Gd/Y MdH 12-0 4/16 L'yser (23L) 18/1 - 97
2 Oct 21 Gow Gowran Park 20f Gd/Y MdH 12-0 8/11 Willaston (61L) 7/1 - 56
9
Makfils silk
Makfils
J: Eamonn Fitzgerald 7
T: Peter Fahey
Third at Cork in November on his stable debut;below that at Leopardstown; others preferred
340736
Age: 6
Weight: 11-2
OR: 97
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 22 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft NvHcH 9-13 t 6/14 Tullypole Annie (19L) 18/1 98 86
20 Nov 22 Cor Cork 16f Sft HcH 10-13 t 3/12 Ney (11½L) 11/2 98 96
17 Sep 22 Nav Navan 16f Gd HcH 11-11 t 7/16 Y Fyn Duw A Fydd (8½L) 13/2 99 98
26 Aug 22 Dro Down Royal 17f Gd HcH 11-5 t 12/15 One Cool Poet (32L) 5/1 100 80
8 Aug 22 Bal Ballinrobe 16.5f Gd HcH 11-4 t 4/15 Wojood (1L) 11/2 99 106
4 Jul 22 Ros Roscommon 15.5f Gd HcH 11-10 t 3/13 Petrol Head (3¼L) 7/1 98 105
10
Ernie From Nurney silk
Ernie From Nurney t
J: Peter Smithers 7
T: Padraig Roche
Tailed off when just 7-2 at Ballinrobe in May; off 258 days and entitled to need this
0708-0
Age: 6
Weight: 11-1
OR: 96
Days: 258
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 May 22 Bal Ballinrobe 17f Gd HcH 11-6 t 13/14 Tullypole Annie (94L) 7/2 97 7
7 Mar 22 Leo Leopardstown 16f Y HcH 10-12 t 8/18 Golden Spear (8¾L) 40/1 97 95
12 Feb 22 Naa Naas 15.5f Sft MdH 11-5 17/24 Goven (55L) 100/1 - 61
16 Jan 22 Pun Punchestown 16f Sft MdH 11-7 t 7/21 Supreme Jet (30L) 200/1 - 95
18 Dec 21 Nav Navan 16f Gd/Y 4yMdH 11-2 t1 15/21 Au Fleuron (38L) 300/1 - 91
11
Rockbrook silk
Rockbrook
J: James O'Sullivan 5
T: P J Rothwell
Well beaten last twice but might not be badly handicapped on his initial effort
60-0
Age: 6
Weight: 10-13
OR: 94
Days: 51
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Nov 22 Gow Gowran Park 16f Hy MdH 11-7 10/17 Kalanisi Star (48L) 66/1 - 77
18 Apr 22 Cor Cork 24.5f Sft/Hy MdH 11-12 15/18 Tenzing (55L) 33/1 - 53
12 Mar 22 Gow Gowran Park 16f Hy MdH 11-7 6/15 Backintheroom (11L) 50/1 - 105
12
Bella Union silk
Bella Union
J: Brian Hayes
T: John C McConnell
Well beaten over hurdles including on his handicap debut at Fairyhouse last month
4-0090
Age: 7
Weight: 10-10
OR: 91
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Y/Sft HcH 10-12 16/16 Mary's Pride (50L) 10/1 93 47
30 Sep 22 Gow Gowran Park 16f Y MdH 11-12 9/16 Saylavee (47L) 66/1 - 72
5 Sep 22 Gal Galway 16.5f Gd MdH 11-12 12/19 Hubrisko (42L) 100/1 - 80
8 Jul 22 Klb Kilbeggan 19f Gd MdH 11-4 13/16 Whatdoyawanttoknow (90L) 17/2 - 12
28 Mar 22 Hex Hexham 16f GS 5MdNHF 11-4 4/11 Ruby Island (5¼L) 7/4F - 102
7 Feb 22 Crl Carlisle 17f Sft 5NHF 11-2 4/8 Maximilian (3L) 11/2 - 102
13
Killinure Lass silk
Killinure Lass
J: J J Slevin
T: Brian M McMahon
Fairly consistent although well below her best on heavy at Limerick; needs better ground
209630
Age: 6
Weight: 10-9
OR: 90
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Lim Limerick 21f Hy HcH 10-10 12/16 Tomjackwilliam (43L) 22/1 91 57
3 Oct 22 Tip Tipperary 24f Gd/Y HcH 11-4 3/19 Problem Solver (9¾L) 8/1 91 89
23 Sep 22 Lis Listowel 24f Gd HcH 11-4 6/17 Tullyhogue Fort (24L) 15/2 92 78
2 Sep 22 Klb Kilbeggan 24.5f Gd HcH 11-12 9/16 Ballyglass Beauty (29L) 9/2 93 67
5 Aug 22 Wex Wexford 24f Gd HcH 11-5 10/14 Battle Of Benburb (18L) 13/2 93 85
15 Jul 22 Klb Kilbeggan 24.5f Gd HcH 11-4 2/16 Lily Light Foot (6½L) 11/1 92 92
14
Moonlight Getaway silk
Moonlight Getaway
J: Phillip Enright
T: Donal Hassett
No show in three maiden hurdles and unlikely player here unless the market says otherwise
000
Age: 7
Weight: 10-8
OR: 89
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Lim Limerick 16f Sft/Hy MdH 11-1 12/15 Maidenstreetprince (60L) 200/1 - 59
29 Nov 22 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Y/Sft MdH 11-12 15/20 Nucky Johnson (29L) 250/1 - 96
23 Oct 22 Lim Limerick 16f Sft MdH 11-12 13/16 Kiki Badger (40L) 66/1 - 73
15
Come On Sally silk
Come On Sally
J: Jordan Gainford
T: Paul Martin Pierce
Lightly-raced mare; nothing in her form in maidens to signify winning potential
0/00-7
Age: 9
Weight: 10-0
OR: 81
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 22 Naa Naas 16f Sft HcH 11-2 7/25 Carbon King (28L) 33/1 83 74
14 Nov 21 Cor Cork 16f Sft MdH 11-0 16/16 Hamundarson (172L) 150/1 - -
6 Nov 21 Naa Naas 16f Y MdH 11-4 18/22 Uhtred (47L) 250/1 - 68
4 Apr 21 Cor Cork 19f Gd/Y MdHM 11-4 10/16 The West Awaits (17½L) 50/1 - 87
Verdict

The one to beat is VERDANT PLACE(nap) after a deeply eyecatching handicap debut here in November

Verdict silk image
Verdant Place

Betting Forecast:

2/1 Verdant Place,

5/1 Gali Flight,

Ahead Of The Posse,

6/1 Champ Royal,

10/1 Killinure Lass,

12/1 Chainofconsequence,

Makfils,

16/1 Gringo D'ainay,

20/1 Friends N Commerce,

25/1 Coolavin Boy,

Ernie From Nurney,

33/1 Rockbrook,

Bella Union,

40/1 Come On Sally,

66/1 Moonlight Getaway

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