16:10 Tramore Sun 18 August 2019

Scheduled
  • McCarthys Irish Bar Handicap Chase
  • 2m 5f 100y,
  • 15 Runners
  • Winner€17,700.002nd€5,700.003rd€2,700.004th€1,200.005th€601.006th€300.00
  • Surface: Turf
Sort By:
NEW! Keep an eye out for ‘Insights’ against a horse for additional clues towards its chance! Read more...
1
From Edenb,t117
611-12OR: 125

Running well in defeat in four beginners chase starts since May hitting the frame on each occasion. Yard won this contest 12 months ago with Mill Quest.

Last RunWatch last race
2
611-8OR: 121

Out of luck since winning a novice chase at Down Royal in March. Well held at Bangor-On-Dee before being pulled up at Haydock when last seen in April when reportedly bursting blood vessels. Market likely to be the best guide.

Last RunWatch last race
3
711-8OR: 121BF

Useful sort over fences winning one of his eight starts but hitting the frame on a further three occasions. Lightly raced since November with market possibly the best guide to his chances here.

Last RunWatch last race
4
611-8OR: 121

Off the mark for connections over the larger obstacles winning at Clonmel in June before subsequently winning at Roscommon last month off a 8lb lower mark. Better than his last run at the Galway festival suggests. Leading player.

Last RunWatch last race
5
611-6OR: 119C

Won on his sole chase start so far when landing a beginners contest over C&D in May. Well beaten over hurdles on latest start at the Galway festival but very much merits plenty of respect back over fences.

Last RunWatch last race
6
811-5OR: 118C

Experienced chaser, winner of three of his 19 starts. Running well in defeat of late, including on his latest start at Kilbeggan earlier this month. More needed but not one to put a line through.

Last RunWatch last race
7
911-5OR: 118

Winner of two of his 17 starts over the larger obstacles. Now 7lb below his last winning mark but his form this season has to be a major concern.

Last RunWatch last race
8
1011-4OR: 117

Pulled-up on both of his last two starts. Never involved at any stage of the Connacht National at Roscommon when last seen in June. First-time cheekpieces fitted and one to watch in the market for leading owner.

Last RunWatch last race
9
1111-1OR: 114C

Popular veteran who loves it round here. Winner of three of his 11 starts at the track including success over C&D in June off a 6lb lower mark. Can go well at a price.

Last RunWatch last race
10
610-10OR: 109

Tough and genuine sort who was in good form between August and November last term over hurdles. Off the mark over fences on just her second start at Downpatrick when last seen in June. Another bold bid expected.

Last RunWatch last race
11
910-10OR: 109C

Currently on a five-race losing run over the larger obstacles with the gelding's last win coming at Gowran Park off a 2lb higher mark two years ago. Could find one or two better handicapped sorts lurking.

Last RunWatch last race
12
710-7OR: 106

Beaten on three starts since winning a Wexford handicap off a 7lb lower mark in April. Still holding his form, to a certain extent, over fences and not one to easily dismiss.

Last RunWatch last race
13
1110-7OR: 106CD

Winner of one of his five starts over C&D. Well held on each of his last three starts this season and appears to have a bit to prove in a race of this nature.

Last RunWatch last race
14
710-6OR: 105CD

Course winner that has also won over this trip. Has failed to build on a promising start over fences at Limerick in May and is hard to recommend on current evidence.

Last RunWatch last race
15
1110-3OR: 102

Still tough and genuine despite his advancing years the gelding landed a second chase win of his career in a Roscommon handicap chase earlier this month off a 7lb lower mark. Career high mark and drop in trip are a concern but can still go well.

Last RunWatch last race

Last Year's Winner

DRAWHORSEAWGTSP
Mill Quest810-810/11
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy

Betting

Forecast

Demi Plie (10/3), Treasure Chest (9/2), From Eden (11/2), Megalomaniac (15/2), October Revolution (8/1), Freewheelin Dylan (10/1), Seskin Flyer (11/1), Double Windsor (14/1), Persian Wind (16/1), Biddy The Boss (16/1), Riviera Sun (20/1), Steelambition (20/1), Bellgrove (20/1), Wishmoor (22/1), Thats Mypresenting (33/1)

Verdict

The Gordon Elliott-yard won this contest 12 months ago with Mill Quest with today's jockey Jack Kennedy in the plate and their US bred gelding FROM EDEN can procure the prize for the Co Meath operation here. There will be many dangers in the contest for the six-year-old most notably the J P McManus-owned pair, Demi Plie and Treasure Chest while the evergreen, October Revolution will be waiting to take advantage of any shortcomings from the main protagonists.
  1. From Eden
  2. Treasure Chest
  3. Demi Plie
Most Followed

Quadrilateral

F: -

T: R Charlton

Miss O Connor

F: 11

T: W J Haggas

Danyah

F: -

T: Owen Burrows

Siskin

F: 1111

T: G M Lyons

Al Suhail

F: 2

T: C Appleby

Next Race Off

23:40 Laurel Park
5
(5)
Sunday Red
J: Jorge Ruiz
1
(1)
Princess Rosie
J: Trevor McCarthy
8
(8)
Controllingthegold
J: Weston Hamilton
4
(4)
Mabel's Fable
J: Victor Rosales
9
(9)
Beautiful Estrella
J: Brandon Whitacre
7
(7)
Possebly A Lover
J: Avery Whisman
3
(3)
Buddha Kai
J: Kevin Gomez
2
(2)
Inflight
J: Tais Lyapustina

Racing Tips

Outbox (far right) caught the eye in sixth last time

Saturday's racing preview

Hey Gaman can reverse recent Goodwood form with Sir Dancealot on Saturday, according to Anita Chambers.

Check out the latest daily racing preview

Friday's racing preview

David Clough makes Seize The Time his best bet at Newbury on Friday and he has a tip for every race in the UK and Ireland.

Sporting Life's NAP of the day

Daily Nap: Champ by name

Matt Brocklebank has found an angle ahead of the staying handicap at Pontefract on Saturday - check out his best bet of the day.

Most Followed

Quadrilateral

F: -

T: R Charlton

Miss O Connor

F: 11

T: W J Haggas

Danyah

F: -

T: Owen Burrows

Siskin

F: 1111

T: G M Lyons

Al Suhail

F: 2

T: C Appleby