15:00 Limerick Sun 20 May 2018

  • Follow Limerick Racecourse On Twitter Handicap Hurdle (80-95)
  • 2m 3f, Good
  • 18 Runners
  • Winner€6,160.002nd€1,910.003rd€910.004th€410.005th€160.00
  • Surface: Turf
Sort By:

Weighed In

Winning time:4m 47.8sOff time:15:00:18
NEW! Keep an eye out for ‘Insights’ against a horse for additional clues towards its chance! Read more...
1
711-11OR: 94
8/1

Third of seven behind the consistent Lord Erskine earlier this month is solid form but the step up to 2m3f is a little puzzling.

Last RunWatch last race
2
611-10OR: 93BF
7/1

Ran well in a couple of handicap hurdles at the end of a summer jumping campaign last year before disappointing towards the end of the year at Downpatrick and Galway. Could possibly need the run on return.

Last RunWatch last race
3
611-8OR: 91
14/1

Failed to build on a promising run at Bellewstown in July last year when disappointing connections in a Leopardstown handicap hurdle over 2m2f. Looks a tall order on form shown.

Last RunWatch last race
4
Cant Waith,t182
711-7OR: 90
10/1

Pulled up on second chase start when detached from the field at Cork when last seen in November. Well out of her depth in this company.

Last RunWatch last race
5
511-7OR: 90
14/1

Well beaten and never nearer in two career handicap hurdle displays beaten a total of 75L. Off the track since November and very little to be positive about.

Last RunWatch last race
6
811-6OR: 89
20/1

Modest Indian Danehill gelding who was well beaten in a couple of maiden hurdle starts when last September before weakening before two out here over C&D on heavy ground last month. Watching brief for now.

Last RunWatch last race
7
711-6OR: 89
10/1

Without a win in ten hurdle starts and a 16-race maiden overall and requires a chunk of improvement to play a role here.

Last RunWatch last race
8
611-5OR: 88
6/1

Plenty of encouragement in a number of hurdling displays over further including a third of 10 beaten 10½L earlier this month in a Killarney maiden. Enters calculation here with a repeat run.

Last RunWatch last race
9
1011-3OR: 86
20/1

Has struggled to find anything extra in three handicap hurdles since the beginning of April including a 36L defeat at Tipperary earlier this month. Liable to find a couple stronger in this contest.

Last RunWatch last race
11
711-1OR: 84
14/1

Has looked completely out of form in two handicap hurdle starts beaten a total of 119L at Thurles and Cork last month. Hard to place any faith in.

Last RunWatch last race
12
711-0OR: 83
25/1

Poor 45-rated Flat handicapper who was seen finishing last of 19 beaten over 104L at Down Royal in his last handicap hurdle in May last year. Well beaten on the Flat and over the larger obstacles since and may find this tough.

Last RunWatch last race
13
810-13OR: 82
8/1

Has failed to halt an alarming slide in form including a 28L defeat at Cork in November and a 27L collapse in a Tramore handicap hurdle last month. Could go well but may find a couple stronger in this contest.

Last RunWatch last race
14
910-13OR: 82
25/1

Last of 12 and 10th of 11 beaten 26L when back over hurdles after a couple of unsuccessful spins in point-to-points following a surprise third of 12 beaten 8L at 66/1. Very little to be positive about.

Last RunWatch last race
15
710-13OR: 82
10/1

Slight improvement finishing fifth of 14 beaten 8½L in a Ballinrobe handicap hurdle over 2m5½f earlier this month but it is doubtful if there is much more to come.

Last RunWatch last race
17
710-11OR: 80
16/1

Improved for a couple of runs last year and will need to once again following a 73L defeat when finishing eighth of 16 on return to the track in a Ballinrobe handicap hurdle earlier this month.

Last RunWatch last race
18
510-11OR: 80
25/1

Not seen since finishing seventh of 16 beaten 29L in a Fairyhouse handicap hurdle in November last year and unlikely to trouble the judge following a lay-off of six months.

Last RunWatch last race
19
611-9OR: 92
25/1

First Reserve: Won a bumper at Killarney last May but has been beaten a very long way in her three maiden hurdle runs before a 24L setback on return to the track earlier this month at Tipperary on handicap debut. Hard to fancy.

Last RunWatch last race
21
511-12OR: 95
12/1

Third Reserve: Went well in a couple of starts around the turn of the year but couldn't keep the run going when disappointing here over 3m when beaten 50L finishing ninth of 14 last month. First time hood may assist.

Last RunWatch last race

Non-Runners

10
Western Sea38
511-3OR: 86
T: J J WalshJ: S W Flanagan
16
Drishogue Boy484
1110-12OR: 81
T: N BrettJ: D G Hogan
20
Baily Sunset3
710-13OR: 82
T: J J HanlonJ: Reserve 2

Last Year's Winner

Last year's winner is unavailable

Betting

Forecast

Queen Khaleesi (6/1), Oskar High (7/1), Baily Sunset (15/2), Courtin Bb (8/1), Oakfield Rose (8/1), Seaboard (10/1), Rudy Catrail (10/1), Cant Wait (10/1), Thereisnodoubt (12/1), Seaweed (14/1), Its Only A Dream (14/1), Fly Round The Bend (14/1), Hugh Divots (16/1), All About Alfie (20/1), Messie (20/1), Western Sea (20/1), Ciankyle (25/1), Northern Emperor (25/1), The Diary Keeper (25/1), Pride Of Kildare (25/1), Drishogue Boy (33/1)

Verdict

QUEEN KHALEESI was third of 10 beaten 10½L earlier this month in a Killarney maiden and remains on a convenient mark with the versatile mare capable of landing the pot ahead of Oskar High, who beat Queen Khaleesi in August last year and the Brain Boru mare Courtin Bb.
  1. Queen Khaleesi
  2. Oskar High
  3. Courtin Bb

Video Replay

Most Followed

Bun Doran

F: 63/2335-

T: T R George

Count Meribel

F: 1265P-1

T: N A Twiston-Davies

Coolanly

F: 1/1205-F

T: F O'Brien

White Moon

F: 5F/1117-

T: C L Tizzard

If The Cap Fits

F: 114/111-

T: H Fry

Most Followed

Bun Doran

F: 63/2335-

T: T R George

Count Meribel

F: 1265P-1

T: N A Twiston-Davies

Coolanly

F: 1/1205-F

T: F O'Brien

White Moon

F: 5F/1117-

T: C L Tizzard

If The Cap Fits

F: 114/111-

T: H Fry

Next Race Off

08:45 Bangalore
3
(10)
Kashkha
J: P Trevor
9
(4)
Harmonia
J: Y S Srinath
1
(11)
Camila
J: Arshad Alam
7
(3)
Armenia
J: Neeraj Rawal
5
(6)
Tequila Tornado
J: A Sandesh
2
(2)
Aesop
J: Mudassar Nazar
6
(5)
Girl With Pearl
J: Md Akram
8
(8)
Memoriter
J: S Selvaraj
11
(12)
Scarlet Princess
J: Naveen M
12
(7)
Have A Nice Day
J: D Patel
4
(9)
Star Man
J: P Mani

Racing Tips

Rock The Kasbah (left) is one of the Saturday Value Bets

Value Bet: Benatar to strike Gold

Ben Linfoot seeks out the best Value Bet selections on BetVictor Gold Cup day at Cheltenham and he's taking two against the field in the feature handicap.

Don't miss the Saturday thoughts of Simon Holt

Simon Holt: A touch more Frost

Simon Holt makes the case for Bryony Frost taking the limelight on another massive Saturday with victory in the BetVictor Gold Cup at Cheltenham.

Get all the latest whispers from the major training centres

Catching Pigeons: Be Positive

Our top gossip column is back and expecting Nicky Henderson to taste more big-race glory at Cheltenham on Saturday.