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Mccrackens Gate (IRE) 7,br g 11-12

Robin Des Pres-Be My Libby(Be My Native)

(89) (C E Falls)
Rated 95

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Mccrackens Gate (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Crown Of Thorns (GB)2
27th Jan Fairyhouse(2m 4f , Maiden Hurdle, Heavy, Soft To Heavy In Places) Mccrackens Gate (IRE) 7th (12/1 11-5) D E Browne Crown Of Thorns (GB) pulled up (10/1 11-9 Rated 95) S W Flanagan (10 ran)
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17th Dec Navan(2m , Maiden Hurdle, Heavy) Crown Of Thorns (GB) 10th (25/1 11-9) J M Moore 2.50L in front of Mccrackens Gate (IRE) 13th (100/1 11-5) D E Browne (17 ran)
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Crown Of Thorns (GB) 5,ch g 11-10

Shirocco-Gaye Sophie(Environment Friend)

(2) (Gigginstown House Stud)
Rated 93

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Crown Of Thorns (GB) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Mccrackens Gate (IRE)2
27th Jan Fairyhouse(2m 4f , Maiden Hurdle, Heavy, Soft To Heavy In Places) Mccrackens Gate (IRE) 7th (12/1 11-5) D E Browne Crown Of Thorns (GB) pulled up (10/1 11-9 Rated 95) S W Flanagan (10 ran)
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17th Dec Navan(2m , Maiden Hurdle, Heavy) Crown Of Thorns (GB) 10th (25/1 11-9) J M Moore 2.50L in front of Mccrackens Gate (IRE) 13th (100/1 11-5) D E Browne (17 ran)
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Balofilo (GB) 8,b f 11-9

Teofilo-Baladewa(Monsun)

(201) (Paul Byrne)
Rated 92

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Balofilo (GB) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Coldstonesober (IRE)1
30th Oct Galway(2m 2f 83yds, Hcap Hurdle, Chase: yielding. Hurdle/Bumper: yielding, good to yielding in places) Balofilo (GB) 7th (20/1 11-9 Rated 99) A P Heskin 37.50L in front of Coldstonesober (IRE) 16th (16/1 11-12 Rated 102) K C Sexton (19 ran)
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Grande Waltz (GER)1
8th Oct Limerick(1m 3f 70yds, Flat Hcap, Soft, soft to heavy in places) Grande Waltz (GER) 1st (33/1 8-11 Rated 45) D P McDonogh 18.97L in front of Balofilo (GB) 9th (9/1 8-7 Rated 45) E T Daly (16 ran)
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King Of Aran (IRE) 11,b g 11-9

Val Royal-Innishmore(Lear Fan)

(16) c2 (M C Grassick)
Rated 92

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Coldstonesober (IRE) 12,ch g 11-7

Great Palm-You Can Dance(King's Theatre)

(70) c1 (J R Finn)
Rated 90 Won When Rated 112-102

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Coldstonesober (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Balofilo (GB)1
30th Oct Galway(2m 2f 83yds, Hcap Hurdle, Chase: yielding. Hurdle/Bumper: yielding, good to yielding in places) Balofilo (GB) 7th (20/1 11-9 Rated 99) A P Heskin 37.50L in front of Coldstonesober (IRE) 16th (16/1 11-12 Rated 102) K C Sexton (19 ran)
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Montys Angel (IRE) 8,b f 11-7

Definite Article-Montys Bank(Montelimar)

(93) (Rockview Racing Club)
Rated 90

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Touchedbyanangel (IRE) 6,gr g 11-6

Beneficial-Gray's Anatomy(Gothland)

(7) (R Graffin)
Rated 89

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Aquarian (IRE) 4,b g 11-3

Rock Of Gibraltar-Inchina(Montjeu)

cp1(11) (John P McManus)
Rated 95

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Folly Dat (IRE) 7,b f 11-2

Generous-Maldagora(Luso)

cp1(89) (J J Taylor)
Rated 85

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Folly Dat (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Shipwreck (IRE)1
26th Dec Down Royal(2m , Hcap Hurdle, Heavy) Shipwreck (IRE) 11th (40/1 11-0 Rated 86) D J O'Keeffe 32.25L in front of Folly Dat (IRE) 16th (16/1 11-4 Rated 90) D J McInerney (17 ran)
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Yeats Baby (IRE) 6,b m 11-2

Yeats-Cabo(Sagamix)

(29) (Kildare Racing Club)
Rated 85

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Dry Run (IRE) 6,ch g 11-1

Getaway-Rehearsed(In The Wings)

ts5cp3(201) (J C Condon)
Rated 84

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Dry Run (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
The Crane Man (IRE)1
23rd Sep Navan(2m 6f , Hcap Hurdle, Yielding, Yielding to Soft in places) The Crane Man (IRE) 11th (33/1 9-9 Rated 83) A W Short 12.00L in front of Dry Run (IRE) 14th (28/1 10-9 Rated 85) M J Bolger (22 ran)
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Grande Waltz (GER) 5,b g 11-0

Wiener Walzer-Giralda(Tenby)

ts2(18) (In It For The Craic Syndicate)
Rated 83

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Grande Waltz (GER) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Balofilo (GB)1
8th Oct Limerick(1m 3f 70yds, Flat Hcap, Soft, soft to heavy in places) Grande Waltz (GER) 1st (33/1 8-11 Rated 45) D P McDonogh 18.97L in front of Balofilo (GB) 9th (9/1 8-7 Rated 45) E T Daly (16 ran)
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Thisonesforollie (IRE) 6,b m 11-0

Scorpion-Toniberoli(The Bart)

(142) (B Mannion & Brendan O'Grady)
Rated 83

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Shipwreck (IRE) 7,b f 10-12

Shantou-Skeleton Coast(Bob Back)

(108) (Templeburn Racing Syndicate)
Rated 81

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Shipwreck (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Folly Dat (IRE)1
26th Dec Down Royal(2m , Hcap Hurdle, Heavy) Shipwreck (IRE) 11th (40/1 11-0 Rated 86) D J O'Keeffe 32.25L in front of Folly Dat (IRE) 16th (16/1 11-4 Rated 90) D J McInerney (17 ran)
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The Crane Man (IRE) 5,b g 10-12

Robin Des Pres-Morereadythanilook(Oscar)

(237) (Hope For The Hopeless Syndicate)
Rated 81

Head to Head

In the last 3 years The Crane Man (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Dry Run (IRE)1
23rd Sep Navan(2m 6f , Hcap Hurdle, Yielding, Yielding to Soft in places) The Crane Man (IRE) 11th (33/1 9-9 Rated 83) A W Short 12.00L in front of Dry Run (IRE) 14th (28/1 10-9 Rated 85) M J Bolger (22 ran)
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RESERVES
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King Christophe (IRE) 6,b g 11-7

Duke Of Marmalade-Mini Brush(Broad Brush)

(4) (Patrick J McKenna)
Rated 90

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Don't Be Hasty (IRE) 7,b g 11-5

Dubai Destination-Barrack Buster(Bigstone)

(196) (R P Behan)
Rated 88

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Stoughan Cross (IRE) 9,b g 11-1

Court Cave-Witchy Native(Be My Native)

ts+(1) (Moynalty Partnership)
Rated 84

First Time - In a Hdl Handicap Aquarian, Montys Angel, Mccrackens Gate, Touchedbyanangel. Cheekpiece Aquarian, Folly Dat» Full list of First Time Gear

Probable SP 7/2 Crown Of Thorns, 4/1 King Of Aran, 8/1 Aquarian, Balofilo, 10/1 Dry Run, Thisonesforollie, 12/1 Montys Angel, Touchedbyanangel, 14/1 Grande Waltz, Coldstonesober, 16/1 Mccrackens Gate, Yeats Baby, 20/1 The Crane Man, Folly Dat, 25/1 Others.

Previous Years
2017 The King Of Brega 10 10-12 D Robinson 11/1 (Henry De Bromhead)

Symbols Explained

ts2 Tongue Strap vs2 Visor hd2 Hood es2 Eye Shield ec2 Eye Cover cp2 Cheekpiece bl2 Blinkers tt2 Tongue Tie cd2 Course and Distance Winner c2 Course Winner d2 Distance Winner bf Beaten Favourite on Last Run

The superscript number on headgear bl2 indicates number of times worn. A plus bl+ indicates more than 10 times where as red background bl1indicates first time.

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