16:15 Downpatrick Sat 16 June 2018

  • Balloo Vets Beginners Chase
  • 2m 7f 110y, Good (Good to Yielding in places)
  • 11 Runners
  • Winner€7,392.002nd€2,292.003rd€1,092.004th€492.005th€192.00
  • Surface: Turf
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Weighed In

Winning time:6m 0.7sOff time:16:15:22
1
711-12OR:
7/2
Solid and consistent in three handicap hurdle starts since February. Market likely to reveal expectations on chasing debut.
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2
711-12OR: D
5/1
Second of 13 on sole point-to-point completion, act son the ground and has won over the trip. Not easy to discount on chasing bow.
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3
611-12OR:
7/2
Modest 109-rated hurdler who failed to finish on his last two starts in February and last month at Limerick. Will need to raise overall performance to play a role in the finish on stable debut.
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4
1011-12OR: 109D
8/1
Eight-race chase maiden who looks to have had plenty of opportunity's to get off the mark previously and one to avoid in this contest.
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5
611-12OR:
9/1
102-rated hurdler where market will be the best guide on chasing debut. Yard among the winners this month and not easy to completely dismiss.
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6
911-12OR:
33/1
Lightly raced gelding who finished 11th of 14 beaten 68L in a Fairyhouse beginners chase before slight flickers of hope when finishing fifth of seven in a Down Royal chase last month. Still opposable in this company.
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7
611-12OR:
10/1
Modest form in three maiden hurdles since November including a 66L defeat here last month. First-time tongue-tie unlikely to be the final piece of the jigsaw here.
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8
1011-12OR:
20/1
Stayed on well to assert close home in March before finishing fifth of 10 beaten 31L in a Ballinrobe beginners chase last month. Looks up against it here.
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9
511-10OR: 109
4/1
Well held in three chase starts to date despite the flattering finishing positions. Plenty of work to do based on what he has shown so far.
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10
511-10OR:
33/1
Generally disappointing 99-rated hurdler who can be expected to struggle on chasing debut here and looks a longer-term prospect.
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11
611-5OR:
66/1
Modest hurdler who failed to finish in two point-to-point starts last term and very little to be positive about on chasing debut.
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Last Year's Winner

DRAWHORSEAWGTSP
Jack Slade711-126/1
T: N MeadeJ: S W Flanagan

Betting

Forecast

Caliption (7/2), An'ball (7/2), Jefferson Davis (4/1), Big Bad Brian (5/1), Cloudy Morning (8/1), Cote Tete (9/1), Kilbrew Gold (10/1), Rossmore's Pride (20/1), Kalamkan (33/1), Drummullagh Rocky (33/1), Ashbourne Allstar (66/1)

Verdict

With plenty of those with chase experience out of form it may pay to follow chasing debutantes' with the Gordon Elliott-trained CALIPTION taken to get off the mark on stable debut. Modest hurdling performers An'ball, the Denis Hogan-trained Big Bad Brian and another Gigginstown House Stud runner Cote Tete can fight for the minor honours.
  1. Caliption
  2. An'ball
  3. Cote Tete

Video Replay

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Calyx

F: 1

T: J H M Gosden

Without Parole

F: 1-11

T: J H M Gosden

First Eleven

F: 962-21

T: J H M Gosden

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F: 4211-01

T: J H M Gosden

Blue Point

F: 341-291

T: C Appleby

Most Followed

Calyx

F: 1

T: J H M Gosden

Without Parole

F: 1-11

T: J H M Gosden

First Eleven

F: 962-21

T: J H M Gosden

Monarchs Glen

F: 4211-01

T: J H M Gosden

Blue Point

F: 341-291

T: C Appleby

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