14:00 Thurles

Monday 15 February 2021

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    Templemore Beginners Chase

  • 5YO plus  |   2m 89y  |   Soft to Heavy  |   13 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 14:00  |   Winning time: 4m 36.01s
1st
Horse silk
4
912-0
11/4
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Disputed lead early, soon went on from remainder of field and narrow leader, asserted 2 out, eased run-in, pushed out briefly and stayed on well closing stages, comfortably op 9/4
2nd
Horse silk
8 ½
11
15/2
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
Chased leaders, soon 5th, well off pace in 4th from 6th, no impression and left 3rd from 3 out, chased winner and kept on same pace run-in op 12/1
3rd
Horse silk
1 ¾
9
2/5f
T: M F MorrisJ: P T Enright
Disputed lead early, soon went on from remainder of field and raced in close 2nd, mistake 6th, mistake 2 out, soon no impression, dropped to 3rd and no extra run-in, one pace op 4/9 tchd 4/11
4th
Horse silk
35
13
40/1
T: P J FlynnJ: J S McGarvey
Chased leaders early, moderate 6th approaching halfway, no impression when left 5th and impeded 3 out, slow jump 2 out, hit last and one pace op 33/1 tchd 50/1
5th
Horse silk
2
12
200/1
T: C ByrnesJ: C A Landers (5)
Mid-division, well off pace in 7th approaching halfway, no danger and some headway 2 out, kept on same pace op 100/1
6th
Horse silk
½
6
200/1
T: P GriffinJ: A W Short
Waited with, slight mistake and slightly impeded 2nd, soon well off pace towards rear, not fluent 6th, kept on same pace without threatening after op 100/1
7th
Horse silk
nk
8
200/1
T: E BolgerJ: T Joseph Kelly (7)
Waited with, soon well off pace towards rear, never a factor op 150/1 tchd 250/1
8th
Horse silk
2 ¾
1
16/1
T: W J AustinJ: T Ryan (5)
Waited with, well off pace in 8th approaching halfway, soon no danger op 18/1 tchd 14/1
9th
Horse silk
2 ¾
2
912-0
50/1
T: J J WalshJ: A McCurtin (5)
Chased leaders, soon 4th, not fluent 6th, soon well off pace in 5th, left 4th again from 3 out, soon weakened tchd 100/1
10th
Horse silk
55
5
250/1
T: S McConvilleJ: Mr D J McConville (7)
Waited with, soon well off pace towards rear, never a factor, completely tailed off op 100/1

Also Ran

UR
Horse silk
7
200/1
T: F CostelloJ: S F O'Keeffe
Mid-division, not fluent and unseated rider 2nd tchd 250/1
F
Horse silk
10
511-9
25/1
T: E M O'SullivanJ: B J Foley (5)
Prominent early, soon chased leaders in 3rd, pressing for 2nd when fell 3 out
PU
Horse silk
16
300/1
T: A J MartinJ: L A McKenna (7)
Waited with, well off pace in 9th approaching halfway, soon no danger, pulled up before last op 250/1

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Non-Runners

14
Horse silk
Black Samurai57
Weight: 12-0|  Age: 7
T: S Aherne  J: Reserve 1
NR
15
Horse silk
Shanavoun Lady64
Weight: 11-7|  Age: 7
T: C W J Farrell  J: Reserve 2
NR
3
Horse silk
Exit Poll72
Weight: 12-0|  Age: 7
T: Mrs J Harrington  J: D J O'Keeffe
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€3.70Pl:€1.02, €2.00, €1.02EX:€28.60Trifecta:€55.30SF:€24.57

Forecasts

Whatsnotoknow (2/5), Exit Poll (5/2), Harrie (11/4), Recent Revelations (15/2), Beating The Odds (16/1), Hazran (25/1), Buttons And Bows (40/1), Broder (50/1), Temptationinmilan (200/1), Hungry Tiger (200/1), Stealthy Tom (200/1), Masterstonemason (200/1), Hollybank King (250/1), Rockaway Beach (300/1)

Verdict

The vote goes to WHATSNOTOKNOW, who ran to a useful level when splitting a pair of next-time-out winners here in November and is open to further improvement. Exit Poll has been held back by his jumping but retains potential as a chaser, as does Harrie, who is clear pick of the remainder.

  1. WHATSNOTOKNOW (IRE)
  2. EXIT POLL (IRE)
  3. HARRIE (FR)

Previous Winners

2020
Mitchouka
Weight: 11-12  |Age: 6
8/1

Prize Money

1st: €6,600.002nd: €2,200.003rd: €1,100.004th: €550.005th: €330.006th: €219.00

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