Tuesday 7 August 2018
Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares Beginners Chase
2m 5f | Good | 12 Runners | Turf
Off time: 17:30 | Winning time: 5m 15.3s
Lightly-raced contender who is yet to build on a maiden hurdle win last December at Tramore. Hints of a return to form when last seen in December and worth a market check from leading connections.
Modest in the point-to-point field and without a win in 18 starts under rules over fences. Plenty to find here in first-time cheekpieces.
Remains a 19-race maiden under rules including on 12 starts over hurdles. Difficult to find any positives on chasing debut.
118-rated handicap chaser for the Dan Skelton yard over 12-months ago. Well held in two starts for current connections and others hold stronger profiles here.
The Down Royal bumper win of two years ago remains the mares only success in 19 starts under rules including 11 defeats over hurdles. Looks opposable on chasing bow.
Moderate in the point-to-point field and was well adrift of her rivals when pulling up on rules debut in a Cartmel maiden hurdle in June. Appears vulnerable in this company.
Well held on two occasions in June and July but the form of her win at Kilbeggan earlier in the season puts her firmly in the mix here.
Left toiling in a number of starts in bumpers and over hurdles last summer. Pulled up before two out on chasing debut in a Ballinrobe 2m1f beginners contest when last seen in May. Looks up against it.
Weakening between the second and third last before taking a tumble at the last in a Cork 2m4f handicap hurdle last month. Market likely to reveal chances on chasing debut.
Plausible 112-rated hurdler who is a half-sister to tough jumpers Gilgamboa, Wakanda and the enigmatic Go West Young Man. Market check on chasing debut.
Poor point-to-point form and is a five-race maiden over fences. First time cheekpieces unlikely to bring about the required amount of improvement needed to play a role here.
Placed four times in point-to-points including at Ballingarry in June. Tailed off when unseating at Wexford on chasing debut last month. Plenty to prove in this contest.
Camelia De Cotte (11/10), Osco Mosco (2/1), The Birdie Crowe (5/1), Good To Flow (25/1), Holly Flight (25/1), Joy's Gift (25/1), Sweet Destination (25/1), Gabrielleamee (33/1), Listentothewomen (50/1), Tourgar Pure Gold (66/1), Think Of Me (80/1), Shramore Lady (80/1)
- Osco Mosco
- Camelia De Cotte
- The Birdie Crowe