X
Follow The Sportsman on Facebook

16:20 Punchestown Racecard - 10th February 2019

16:20 Punchestown
BoyleSports Grand National Trial Handicap Chase (Grade B)
  • 5YO plus, 17 Runners
  • Winner £59,000, 2nd £19,000, 3rd £9,000, 4th £4,000, 5th £2,000, 6th £1,000
  • Distance 3m 4f 150y
  • Going Hurdle: gd to yielding; chase: yielding-gd to yielding in plcs; cross country gd-gd to yielding in plcs
Race Conditions
Course Winner
Distance Winner
Horse Form
Won Last Time Out
Ran Within 30 Days
Order By Odds
# Runner
Silk
1
Don Poli Mr K Brogan G Elliott 10 yrs, 11-10 17 Form: 3P23/PP Has won three hurdle races and five chases from 2m 4f to 3m 1f on ground varying from good to soft - heavy, but last win was over three years ago. Pulled up having jumped the last when 33-1 in the Group 2 John Mulhern Galmoy Hurdle at Gowran Park over 3m (soft) in a Grade 2 hurdle race won by Presenting Percy last month on his latest outing.
Silk
2
Monbeg Notorious K M Donoghue G Elliott 8 yrs, 11-5 17 Form: 11182-0 Winner of two hurdle races, a NH flat race, three chases and a point-to-point from 2m 4f to 3m 1f on ground varying from good to soft - heavy. Well beaten at 8-1 when 14th of 18 on his latest outing in a chase at Gowran Park over 3m 1f (soft) last month.
Silk
3
Dounikos D N Russell G Elliott 8 yrs, 11-0 17 Form: PPP-07F Winner of a hurdle race, a NH flat race, two chases and a point-to-point from 2m to 2m 7f on ground varying from good to yielding - soft. Fell having jumped the last when 12-1 at Gowran Park over 3m 1f (soft) in a chase won by Invitation Only last month on his latest outing.
Silk
4
Some Neck R Walsh W P Mullins 8 yrs, 10-12 17 Form: 14U-61F He has won a hurdle race and two chases from 2m 4f to 2m 7f on good and heavy ground. Fell having jumped the last when 15-2 at Gowran Park over 3m 1f (soft) in a chase won by Invitation Only last month on his latest outing.
Silk
5
Youcantcallherthat D G Hogan Denis Hogan 8 yrs, 10-10 63 Form: 116-273 Winner of five chases and a point-to-point from 2m 4f to 3m on ground varying from soft to soft - heavy. Third of 20 behind Ronald Pump beaten 5l at 11-8fav on her latest outing in a hurdle race at Cork over 2m 4f (soft - heavy) in December last year.
Silk
6
General Principle J W Kennedy G Elliott 10 yrs, 10-9 17 Form: 461-095
4 Tips
Winner of a hurdle race, a NH flat race, three chases and a point-to-point from 2m to 3m 5f on ground varying from soft to soft - heavy. Well beaten at 12-1 when fifth of 18 on his latest outing in a chase at Gowran Park over 3m 1f (soft) last month.
Silk
7
Isleofhopendreams D J Mullins W P Mullins 12 yrs, 10-9 17 Form: PP222-P
2 Tips
He has won two hurdle races and a chase from 2m 5f to 3m on ground varying from soft to soft - heavy, but last win was over two years ago. Pulled up having jumped the last when 18-1 at Gowran Park over 3m 1f (soft) in a chase won by Invitation Only last month on his latest outing.
Silk
8
Woods Well D F O'Regan G Elliott 8 yrs, 10-4 22 Form: P6-1009
1 Tip
He has won a hurdle race, a NH flat race and two chases from 2m to 2m 6f on ground varying from soft to soft - heavy. Well beaten at 16-1 when 9th of 13 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Navan over 2m 4f (yielding) last month.
Silk
9
Arkwrisht Rachael Blackmore Joseph P O'Brien 9 yrs, 10-3 45 Form: 076-3P0 He has won two hurdle races and a chase from 2m 4f to 2m 6f on good - yielding and heavy ground. Well beaten at 25-1 behind Auvergnat when 19th of 27 on his latest outing in a chase at Leopardstown over 3m (good) in December last year.
Silk
10
Solomn Grundy T Scudamore H de Bromhead 9 yrs, 10-3 45 Form: 2291-24
9 Tips
He has won three hurdle races from 2m 3f to 3m on soft ground. Finished 10l behind Auvergnat when fourth of 27 at 6-1 on his latest outing in a chase at Leopardstown over 3m (good) in December last year.
Silk
11
Fitzhenry M P Walsh P Nolan 7 yrs, 10-2 45 Form: 212-633
2 Tips
He has won two chases and a point-to-point from 2m 4f to 3m on soft and heavy ground. Third of 27 behind Auvergnat beaten 9l at 25-1 on his latest outing in a chase at Leopardstown over 3m (good) in December last year.
Silk
12
Orion D'aubrelle P Townend W P Mullins 6 yrs, 10-1 45 Form: 4-531P0 Successful in a hurdle race and a chase at 2m 1f and 2m 6f on soft ground. Well beaten at 40-1 behind Auvergnat when 13th of 27 on his latest outing in a chase at Leopardstown over 3m (good) in December last year.
Silk
13
Space Cadet M A Enright G Elliott 9 yrs, 10-1 77 Form: 342PP-0 Successful in a NH flat race and a chase at 2m on soft and heavy ground, but last win was over two years ago. Well beaten at 20-1 behind Tout Est Permis when 12th of 25 on his latest outing in a chase at Navan over 3m (good) in November last year.
Silk
14
Wishmoor A Ring Joseph P O'Brien 9 yrs, 9-11 31 Form: 11-F086 He has won a hurdle race, a NH flat race and two chases from 2m to 2m 4f on ground varying from good to soft - heavy. Well beaten at 7-1 behind Daybreak Boy when sixth of 7 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Clonmel over 2m 3f (yielding) last month.
Silk
15
Kilkishen Sean Bowen J J Hanlon 9 yrs, 9-10 40 Form: 634P31 He has won two hurdle races, a NH flat race and a chase from 2m to 3m 1f on good and yielding - soft ground. A winner at 17-2 in a chase at Fairyhouse over 3m 1f (good) on his latest outing last month, beating Se Mo Laoch by 7l.
Silk
16
Agent Boru J M Moore T Gibney 8 yrs, 9-10 29 Form: 10-4602 Successful in a hurdle race and a point-to-point at 3m on soft ground. Beaten 1/2l by R'evelyn Pleasure when second of 7 at 5-1 on his latest outing in a chase at Fairyhouse over 2m 4f (good) last month.
Silk
17
Dinnie's Vinnie L P Dempsey J P Dempsey 11 yrs, 9-10 57 Form: 84-1615
1 Tip
Has won seven chases and a point-to-point from 2m 7f to 3m 5f on ground varying from good to yielding - soft. Well beaten at 9-2 behind Mick The Jiver when fifth of 11 on his latest outing in a chase at Fairyhouse over 2m 7f (good - yielding) in December last year.
View Race Verdict And 19 Tips
Odds correct as of 20/06/2019 22:52. Odds are subject to change.
Newspaper Tips
Silk Nap Tips Tipsters Odds
Solomn Grundy
9 Tips
9 Tips
  • Ian Gaughran Irish Herald
  • Jim Delahunt Scottish Sun
  • Rockavon Sunday Mail
  • Rory Delargy The Irish Field
  • Jon Freeman The i
  • Garry Owen Daily Record
  • Sam Walker RP Ratings (IRE)
  • Alan Sweetman SPOTLIGHT
  • The Irish Sun
General Principle
4 Tips
4 Tips
  • Moorestyle Daily Star Sunday
  • Postdata Racing Post
  • Newsboy Daily Mirror
  • POSTDATA
Fitzhenry
2 Tips
2 Tips
  • Karl Hedley Irish Post
  • Alex Hammond Sky Sports Racing
Isleofhopendreams
2 Tips
2 Tips
  • sportinglife.com
  • TOPSPEED
Dinnie's Vinnie
1 Tip
1 Tip
  • Andrew Mount Racing and Football Outlook
Woods Well
1 Tip
1 Tip
  • Andrew Bladen Wolverhampton Express & Star
The Sportsman's Verdict
Some Neck won in Grade 2 company at this venue two starts ago and has a definite chance lining up off the same mark as when falling (at the eighth) in the Thyestes last time, while last season's Irish Grand National winner General Principle went on to finish fifth in the aforementioned contest and it would come as no surprise to see him involved at the finish here. However, the Paddy Power Chase form may come to the fore here with Fitzhenry (third) and SOLOMN GRUNDY (fourth) both appearing to hold solid claims. The former finished marginally in front that day and is now equipped with first-time blinkers, but Henry de Bromhead's charge really caught the eye with the way he finished off that extended 3m event and this marathon trip should be right up his street. It's also worth noting that Tom Scudamore flies over for the ride.
The Sportsman's Prediction
Silk Pos Runner
1st Solomn Grundy
2nd Some Neck
3rd Fitzhenry
Latest Horse Racing Articles
Bet Slip
Log In
Open
Settled
Deposit
Quick Deposit
Deposit
CV2
Deposit Funds
Change Payment Method
Bet Placed
Retain Selections
Clear Slip
Free Bets
Bet Slip 0
| Join Now
Balance: £0.00
Refresh
Log Out
The line, odds or availability of your selections has changed.
Remove All
Singles
Click a price to add a selection
Multiples
To view multiples
Multiple options are restricted for the highlighted selections
The line, odds or availability of your selections has changed.
Accept Changes
Total Stake:
£ 0.00

Estimated Returns:
£ 0.00
£ Place Bet
Bet on Bet365 website
New To Bet365?
DON'T HAVE A
BET365 ACCOUNT? New Customer Offer
The Sportsman is an officially endorsed bet365 betting partner. All bets are placed securely via our API link-up with bet365 and no data or transactional information is sahred with or accessible by the sportsman.com. Bets are accepted in accordance with the operator's Rules and Terms and Conditions.