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Chris's Dream (IRE) 8,b g 11-8

Mahler-Janebailey(Silver Patriarch)

(83) d1 (Robcour)
Rated 160

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE115210.38
UK200-2.00
P2P110

24th Nov 19 Navan(3m Hcap Chase, Soft (21mm rain since Saturday)) Rated 146 9/2Fav 11-7 R M Power 1st of 23 runners, by 9.5L and 7.5L from Fitzhenry and Portmore Lough

30th Apr 19 Punchestown(3m 120yds Novice Chase, Yielding (Chase/hurdle); Good, Good To Firm In Places (X-Country)) Rated 147 12/1 11-10 R M Power pulled up of 8 runners, in race won by Delta Work

5th Apr 19 Aintree(3m 210yds Chase, Soft (Good to Soft in places)) Rated 147 5/1 11-4 Rachael Blackmore 5th of 6 runners, 25.5L behind Lostintranslation

Quotes

Quotes on Chris's Dream (IRE)

Brian (Acheson, owner through Robcour) suggested this race and it made a lot of sense. Robbie was brilliant on him and he’s a very good horse. His form tailed off a bit last season so we’ll have to watch that and it seems he doesn’t want too much racing. We went to Aintree full of confidence and he was well beaten and then he ran no sort of race at Punchestown.
After Chris's Dream (IRE) finished 1st at Navan on Sun, 24th Nov 2019 3m Hcap Chase Soft

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Chriss Dream (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Real Steel (FR)1
16th Mar 2018 Cheltenham(2m 7f 213yds, Hurdle, Soft (Heavy in places)) Chris's Dream (IRE) 9th (6/1 11-5 Rated 142) M P Walsh 11.75L in front of Real Steel (FR) 11th (33/1 11-5 Rated 147) D J Mullins (20 ran)
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Real Steel (FR) 7,b g 11-8

Loup Breton-Kalimina(Monsun)

(27) d1 (Sullivan Bloodstock Limited)
Rated 164

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE13611.32
UK200-2.00

19th Jan 20 Thurles(2m 4f 91yds Chase, Yielding) Rated 160 2/1 11-8 P Townend 1st of 5 runners, by 14L and 8.5L from Footpad and Voix du Reve

8th Dec 19 Punchestown(2m 4f 40yds Chase, Yielding to Soft (Hurdle); Yielding-Soft, Soft in Pls (Chase): Soft both tracks after Race 1) Rated 160 11/2 11-10 Mr P W Mullins 4th of 9 runners, 3.75L behind Min

2nd Nov 19 Down Royal(2m 3f 120yds Chase, Hurdle and Bumper tracks - Soft, Heavy in places; Chase course - Soft, Soft to Heavy in places) Rated 158 4/5Fav 11-5 P Townend 1st of 4 runners, by 14L and 2.75L from Secret Investor and Minella Fair

Quotes

Quotes on Real Steel (FR)

I was disappointed with Footpad but I think he ran too free and the pace was a little bit slow. The two horses up front weren't jumping at the speed you'd expect in a race like this. Footpad did too much in the middle mile of the race and missing the omitted third last fence didn't give him a chance to get his breath back which left him exposed. I was very pleased with how Real Steel jumped and how he stayed on and he is improving. Voix Du Reve improved from his last run as well. I'd imagine the Ryanair Chase is the plan for Real Steel. Paul said he was as straight as a dye today and there was no bias (jumping left or right). We were concerned before but we have to be looking at the Ryanair Chase with that performance. Footpad could possibly do the same but today was not his run. Maybe he had too hard a race in Kempton and it may have impacted on him.
After Real Steel (FR) finished 1st at Thurles on Sun, 19th Jan 2020 2m 4f Chase Yielding

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Real Steel (FR) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Snow Falcon (IRE)1
8th Dec 2019 Punchestown(2m 4f 40yds, Chase, Yielding to Soft (Hurdle); Yielding-Soft, Soft in Pls (Chase): Soft both tracks after Race 1) Real Steel (FR) 4th (11/2 11-10 Rated 160) Mr P W Mullins 12.00L in front of Snow Falcon (IRE) 6th (25/1 11-10 Rated 159) S W Flanagan (9 ran)
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Shattered Love (IRE)1
8th Dec 2019 Punchestown(2m 4f 40yds, Chase, Yielding to Soft (Hurdle); Yielding-Soft, Soft in Pls (Chase): Soft both tracks after Race 1) Real Steel (FR) 4th (11/2 11-10 Rated 160) Mr P W Mullins 15.50L in front of Shattered Love (IRE) 7th (11/2 11-3 Rated 153) J W Kennedy (9 ran)
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Chris's Dream (IRE)1
16th Mar 2018 Cheltenham(2m 7f 213yds, Hurdle, Soft (Heavy in places)) Chris's Dream (IRE) 9th (6/1 11-5 Rated 142) M P Walsh 11.75L in front of Real Steel (FR) 11th (33/1 11-5 Rated 147) D J Mullins (20 ran)
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Snow Falcon (IRE) 10,b g 11-8

Presenting-Flocon de Neige(Kahyasi)

(69) cd1 (Mrs Patricia Hunt)
Rated 157

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE301099.14
UK501-5.00

8th Dec 19 Punchestown(2m 4f 40yds Chase, Yielding to Soft (Hurdle); Yielding-Soft, Soft in Pls (Chase): Soft both tracks after Race 1) Rated 159 25/1 11-10 S W Flanagan 6th of 9 runners, 15.75L behind Min

2nd Nov 19 Down Royal(3m Chase, Hurdle and Bumper tracks - Soft, Heavy in places; Chase course - Soft, Soft to Heavy in places) Rated 160 9/1 11-10 J M Moore 5th of 5 runners, 27.75L behind Road To Respect

5th Oct 19 Gowran Park(2m 4f Chase, Good (Hdle); Good-Yielding (Chase); Changed to Yielding both tracks after R2, Soft after R6) Rated 156 7/1 11-8 S W Flanagan 1st of 8 runners, by 6.5L and hd from Peregrine Run and Us And Them

Quotes

Quotes on Snow Falcon (IRE)

He’s very good when he’s fresh. The ground was too quick for him in Ascot and we let him out and I didn’t think there was any possibility he could be ready for this,. But Emma (Connolly) who rides him out and loves him more than anyone kept saying he’s there. We worked him over a mile on Tuesday and he worked brilliant, so we said we’d have to go ahead and run him. You would imagine the obvious place to go with him now is Down Royal as it’s the big chase and his owner is from Belfast and I’d say would love him to run there. He’s had a few little issues here and there. Last year when he won in the north he cracked a bone behind and that’s why we didn’t see him for the rest of the season. He’s been some servant and is a fabulous horse for us to have.
After Snow Falcon (IRE) finished 1st at Gowran Park on Sat, 5th Oct 2019 2m 4f Chase Yielding to Soft

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Snow Falcon (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Death Duty (IRE)1
3rd Dec 2017 Fairyhouse(2m 4f , Novice Chase, Soft) Death Duty (IRE) 1st (8/11Fav 11-10) D N Russell 6.00L in front of Snow Falcon (IRE) 3rd (16/1 11-10) S W Flanagan (5 ran)
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Shattered Love (IRE)3
8th Dec 2019 Punchestown(2m 4f 40yds, Chase, Yielding to Soft (Hurdle); Yielding-Soft, Soft in Pls (Chase): Soft both tracks after Race 1) Snow Falcon (IRE) 6th (25/1 11-10 Rated 159) S W Flanagan 3.50L in front of Shattered Love (IRE) 7th (11/2 11-3 Rated 153) J W Kennedy (9 ran)
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5th Oct 2019 Gowran Park(2m 4f , Chase, Good (Hdle); Good-Yielding (Chase); Changed to Yielding both tracks after R2, Soft after R6) Snow Falcon (IRE) 1st (7/1 11-8 Rated 156) S W Flanagan 10.13L in front of Shattered Love (IRE) 5th (9/4Fav 10-10 Rated 153) J W Kennedy (8 ran)
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3rd Nov 2018 Down Royal(2m 3f 120yds, Chase, Good to Yielding) Snow Falcon (IRE) 1st (11/4 11-5 Rated 156) S W Flanagan 1.50L in front of Shattered Love (IRE) 2nd (4/1 11-5 Rated 153) J W Kennedy (6 ran)
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Real Steel (FR)1
8th Dec 2019 Punchestown(2m 4f 40yds, Chase, Yielding to Soft (Hurdle); Yielding-Soft, Soft in Pls (Chase): Soft both tracks after Race 1) Real Steel (FR) 4th (11/2 11-10 Rated 160) Mr P W Mullins 12.00L in front of Snow Falcon (IRE) 6th (25/1 11-10 Rated 159) S W Flanagan (9 ran)
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Tout Est Permis (FR) 7,gr g 11-8

Linda's Lad-Kadalbleue(Kadalko)

cp5(13) c1 d1 (Gigginstown House Stud)
Rated 155

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE24555.50

2nd Feb 20 Leopardstown(3m Hcap Hurdle, Yielding) Rated 129 7/1 10-7 S W Flanagan 4th of 28 runners, 10.63L behind Treacysenniscorthy

28th Dec 19 Leopardstown(3m Hcap Hurdle, Changed after 2nd to Soft, yielding in places (h dle/bumper), Yielding (chse)) Rated 127 7/2Fav 10-6 S W Flanagan 4th of 25 runners, 4L behind Treacysenniscorthy

7th Dec 19 Navan(3m 60yds Hcap Hurdle, Soft) Rated 114 6/4Fav 9-10 Rachael Blackmore 2nd of 16 runners, 3L behind The Jam Man

Quotes

Quotes on Tout Est Permis (FR)

Tout Est Permis won a handicap at Galway. He carried top-weight that day and he was very good. We thought going to the races that he would be good and he was, and since he’s come back he’s done nothing but do things right. I’d like to see an ease in the ground — I think that would suit him quite well. He’s not a huge horse, but touch wood he jumps well.
After Tout Est Permis (FR) finished 1st at Navan on Sun, 25th Nov 2018 3m Hcap Chase Good

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Tout Est Permis (FR) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Death Duty (IRE)1
19th Oct 2017 Punchestown(2m 2f , Novice Chase, Yielding To Soft (Soft after 3rd race)) Death Duty (IRE) 1st (4/9Fav 11-1) D N Russell 11.00L in front of Tout Est Permis (FR) 2nd (7/1 10-6) M A Enright (5 ran)
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Shattered Love (IRE)1
22nd Apr 2019 Fairyhouse(3m 5f , Hcap Chase, Good To Yielding) Tout Est Permis (FR) 8th (16/1 11-7 Rated 157) S W Flanagan Shattered Love (IRE) pulled up (11/1 11-4 Rated 154) D N Russell (30 ran)
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Kaiser Black (IRE) 9,b g 11-6

Germany-Strong Red(Strong Gale)

ts+(342) d1 (Michael O'Driscoll & Gobnait O'Callaghan)
Rated 155

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE13452.54
P2P310

10th Mar 19 Naas(2m 4f Novice Chase, Yielding (H dle) Yielding to Soft (Chase)) Rated 154 15/8 11-2 J J Doyle 1st of 4 runners, by 11L and 79L from Camelia De Cotte and Robin Des Foret

3rd Feb 19 Leopardstown(2m 5f Novice Chase, Good, Good to Yielding in places (Hdle/bumper), Good, Good to Firm in places (Chase)) Rated 147 33/1 11-10 J J Doyle 2nd of 6 runners, 1.25L behind La Bague Au Roi

12th Jun 18 Roscommon(3m 119yds Hcap Chase, Good) Rated 138 7/2Fav 11-10 D N Russell 1st of 15 runners, by 4L and hd from Master Appeal and Na Trachtalai Abu

Quotes

Quotes on Kaiser Black (IRE)

he was always travelling well and he jumped super. He kept gaining lengths in the air. He wasn't mad about the ground today, it's probably as soft as he would handle it. From jumping the third last to turning in I wanted to try and sit as long as possible and probably ended up getting to the front too soon but there wasn't a lot I could do about it. He won very well in the end.'
After Kaiser Black (IRE) finished 1st at Naas on Sun, 10th Mar 2019 2m 4f Novice Chase Yielding

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Death Duty (IRE) 9,b g 11-3

Shantou-Midnight Gift(Presenting)

(23) d1 (Gigginstown House Stud)
Rated 151

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE14931.89
UK100-1.00
P2P110

23rd Jan 20 Gowran Park(3m Hurdle, Soft to Heavy) 20/1 11-3 Rachael Blackmore 4th of 6 runners, 45L behind Benie Des Dieux

26th Dec 17 Leopardstown(2m 1f Novice Chase, Yielding, Soft In Places) Rated 159 7/4 11-12 D N Russell fell of 5 runners, in race won by Footpad

3rd Dec 17 Fairyhouse(2m 4f Novice Chase, Soft) 8/11Fav 11-10 D N Russell 1st of 5 runners, by 3.25L and 2.75L from Rathvinden and Snow Falcon

Quotes

Quotes on Death Duty (IRE)

I've always thought the world of this horse. Last year I was of the opinion that he probably wanted three miles but I'd say I might have been wrong to be honest,. He wasn't right in Cheltenham, so look we'll put a line through last year. He was always bought to be a chaser and chasing is his game. He's a horse to look forward to. I'd say we'll keep him between two-and-a-half to two-six. That gives us loads of options. He jumped well in Tipperary, I know he made a mistake at the last. I'd say just going a gear faster and having to be more competitive suited him better. You'd have to be delighted with him. I'd say he'll go for the Drinmore now and I'd say he'll go straight there.
After Death Duty (IRE) finished 1st at Punchestown on Thu, 19th Oct 2017 2m 2f Novice Chase Soft

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Death Duty (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Snow Falcon (IRE)1
3rd Dec 2017 Fairyhouse(2m 4f , Novice Chase, Soft) Death Duty (IRE) 1st (8/11Fav 11-10) D N Russell 6.00L in front of Snow Falcon (IRE) 3rd (16/1 11-10) S W Flanagan (5 ran)
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Tout Est Permis (FR)1
19th Oct 2017 Punchestown(2m 2f , Novice Chase, Yielding To Soft (Soft after 3rd race)) Death Duty (IRE) 1st (4/9Fav 11-1) D N Russell 11.00L in front of Tout Est Permis (FR) 2nd (7/1 10-6) M A Enright (5 ran)
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Shattered Love (IRE) 9,b m 10-10

Yeats-Tracker(Bustino)

ts+cp1(45) d1 (Gigginstown House Stud)
Rated 151

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE22979.00
UK4111.00
P2P110

1st Jan 20 Tramore(2m 5f 100yds Chase, Soft) Rated 152 11/4 10-8 J W Kennedy 3rd of 4 runners, 6L and 13L behind Al Boum Photo and Acapella Bourgeois

8th Dec 19 Punchestown(2m 4f 40yds Chase, Yielding to Soft (Hurdle); Yielding-Soft, Soft in Pls (Chase): Soft both tracks after Race 1) Rated 153 11/2 11-3 J W Kennedy 7th of 9 runners, 19.25L behind Min

14th Nov 19 Clonmel(2m 4f 102yds Chase, Soft to Heavy) Rated 153 4/7Fav 10-11 M P Walsh 1st of 4 runners, by 34L and 36L from Listen Dear and Kupatana

Quotes

Quotes on Shattered Love (IRE)

She's a big honest mare. She handled that better ground way better than I thought she would. Mark said she loved it and jumped from fence to fence. She was a little bit fortunate as there were a few fallers but that's just the game. She galloped the whole way to the line. We're lucky we've got a few nice horse at the minute so we're delighted. Jury Duty ran well in second as well. We'll have to have a think about it and see where she goes now. She's got plenty of different options. She handles that ground well, she jumps and she stays. She's a nice one to have.
After Shattered Love (IRE) finished 1st at Leopardstown on Fri, 29th Dec 2017 3m Novice Chase Yielding to Soft

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Shattered Love (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Snow Falcon (IRE)3
8th Dec 2019 Punchestown(2m 4f 40yds, Chase, Yielding to Soft (Hurdle); Yielding-Soft, Soft in Pls (Chase): Soft both tracks after Race 1) Snow Falcon (IRE) 6th (25/1 11-10 Rated 159) S W Flanagan 3.50L in front of Shattered Love (IRE) 7th (11/2 11-3 Rated 153) J W Kennedy (9 ran)
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5th Oct 2019 Gowran Park(2m 4f , Chase, Good (Hdle); Good-Yielding (Chase); Changed to Yielding both tracks after R2, Soft after R6) Snow Falcon (IRE) 1st (7/1 11-8 Rated 156) S W Flanagan 10.13L in front of Shattered Love (IRE) 5th (9/4Fav 10-10 Rated 153) J W Kennedy (8 ran)
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3rd Nov 2018 Down Royal(2m 3f 120yds, Chase, Good to Yielding) Snow Falcon (IRE) 1st (11/4 11-5 Rated 156) S W Flanagan 1.50L in front of Shattered Love (IRE) 2nd (4/1 11-5 Rated 153) J W Kennedy (6 ran)
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Real Steel (FR)1
8th Dec 2019 Punchestown(2m 4f 40yds, Chase, Yielding to Soft (Hurdle); Yielding-Soft, Soft in Pls (Chase): Soft both tracks after Race 1) Real Steel (FR) 4th (11/2 11-10 Rated 160) Mr P W Mullins 15.50L in front of Shattered Love (IRE) 7th (11/2 11-3 Rated 153) J W Kennedy (9 ran)
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Tout Est Permis (FR)1
22nd Apr 2019 Fairyhouse(3m 5f , Hcap Chase, Good To Yielding) Tout Est Permis (FR) 8th (16/1 11-7 Rated 157) S W Flanagan Shattered Love (IRE) pulled up (11/1 11-4 Rated 154) D N Russell (30 ran)
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