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The Shunter (IRE)

Owner: John P McManus Trainer: E Mullins Sex: gelding Age: 11

Breeding: Stowaway / Tornado Lady (Gulland)

Form Summary

GoingView detailed formhide detailed form Starts Wins 2nds 3rds
Good 6 1    
Good (Good to Firm in places) 3      
Good (Good to Yielding in places) 2      
Good to Soft 4 2 1 1
Good to Yielding 3 1    
Good to Yielding (Yielding in places) 2     1
Heavy 6     1
Soft 9 1   2
Soft (Heavy in places) 1 1    
Soft (Soft to Heavy in Places) 1      
Soft to Heavy 4     1
Soft to Heavy (Heavy in places) 1     1
Yielding 2      
Yielding (Good in places) 1      
Yielding (Soft in places) 2      
Yielding (Yielding to Soft in places) 2     1
Yielding to Soft 1 1    
Totals 50 7 1 8

Race History

Date Course Going Distance Class Race Winner Weight Position Jockey SP
26 Nov 2023 Punchestown Soft 3m 100y 0 Jody Ted 11st 9lbs 5 of 12 D Meyler 12/1
held up in rear, slightly impeded 2nd and not fluent at times, some progress from halfway, pushed along from 2 out and ridden in 5th before last, no extra and kept on same pace run-in
14 Oct 2023 Newmarket Soft 2m 2f 2 The Shunter 9st 1lbs 1 of 34 James Doyle 14/1
held up towards rear, smooth headway tracking leaders over 4f out, ridden to lead approaching final furlong, stayed on gamely
24 Sep 2023 Curragh Soft 2m 165y 0 Magellan Strait 9st 6lbs of 33 C J MacRedmond 0/0
16 Aug 2023 Gowran Park Good (Good to Firm in places) 1m 4f 100y 0 Goodie Two Shoes 10st 4 of 10 S D Torrens 11/1
bumped leaving stalls, held up towards rear, ridden over 2f out, under pressure in 5th 1 1/2f out, stayed on into 4th inside final furlong, kept on closing stages
29 Apr 2023 Punchestown Good to Yielding (Yielding in places) 2m 3f 30y 0 Seddon 11st 4lbs 15 of 21 M P Walsh 25/1
always towards rear, never a factor, checked after 2nd, mistake 4 out and detached 2 out, no extra and jumped left last, eased
04 Mar 2023 Kelso Good to Soft 2m 7f 96y 1 Empire Steel 11st 2lbs 3 of 5 D Meyler 16/5
held up in detached last, not fluent 11th, pushed along before 3 out, not fluent 2 out, briefly rallied approaching last where edged left, kept on same pace run-in
06 Nov 2022 Naas Heavy 2m 25y 0 Drop The Anchor 9st 2lbs 4 of 23 J A Powell 4/1
a bit slow into stride, towards rear and 15th halfway, some progress from 4f out, pushed along from 3f out and soon ridden towards near side, kept on well into 4th inside final furlong, never nearer
13 Sep 2022 Punchestown Good to Yielding 1m 1f 0 Goodie Two Shoes 10st 1lbs 7 of 9 S D Torrens 14/1
dwelt, in rear, pushed along entering straight, moderate 7th 1f out, kept on one pace under hands and heels final furlong
05 Sep 2022 Galway Good (Good To Yielding in Places) 2m 5f 87y 0 Darver Star 11st 3lbs 6 of 10 M P Walsh 5/4
held up in touch, 4th halfway, pushed along in 3rd when not fluent 2 out, ridden and no impression in 5th at last, no extra
18 Aug 2022 Killarney Yielding (Yielding to Soft in places) 2m 180y 0 Cape Gentleman 11st 11lbs 3 of 10 Mr D O'Connor 9/2
towards rear early, 6th halfway, went 4th and pushed along early straight, ridden and no impression over 1f out, went 3rd 100 yards out, kept on well
29 Jul 2022 Galway Soft 1m 6f 14y 0 Shanroe 9st 9lbs of 8 Rachael Blackmore 0/0
27 Jul 2022 Galway Good 2m 6f 111y 0 Hewick 11st 4lbs 8 of 22 M P Walsh 9/1
tracked leaders early, mistake 4th, soon mid-division, closer 5 out, 7th next, ridden and no impression before 2 out, kept on one pace
17 May 2022 Sligo Good to Yielding 1m 5f 11y 0 The Shunter 10st 7lbs 1 of 10 S D Torrens 5/6
missed break, soon raced towards rear, 7th halfway, rapid headway on outer under 3f out, travelled well to lead over 2f out, ridden and asserted over 1f out, kept on well, comfortably
30 Apr 2022 Punchestown Yielding 2m 3f 30y 0 Camprond 11st 12lbs 7 of 27 C G O'Dwyer 22/1
mid-division on outer, headway after 4th and led before 6th, 5 lengths clear 5 out, reduced advantage after next, headed 2 out, dropped to 4th before last where not fluent, no extra
17 Apr 2022 Cork Heavy 3m 1 Melon 11st of 7 S D Torrens 0/0
16 Mar 2022 Cheltenham Soft 2m 5f 1 Commander Of Fleet 11st 6lbs PulledUp of 26 M P Walsh 10/1
chased leaders, weakened tailed off and pulled up before the last
06 Feb 2022 Leopardstown Yielding (Yielding to Soft in places) 2m 5f 61y 0 Birchdale 11st 6lbs UnseatedRider of 17 B Hayes 8/1
rear, mistake and unseated rider at 6th
28 Jul 2021 Galway Good 2m 6f 111y 0 Royal Rendezvous 11st 4lbs 4 of 22 S D Torrens 11/2
mid-division, mistake 5th, ridden in 9th after 3 out, slight mistake 2 out, under pressure in 6th entering straight, kept on same pace
01 May 2021 Punchestown Good to Yielding (Yielding in places) 2m 4f 0 Koshari 11st 9lbs 3 of 27 M P Walsh 3/1
tracked leaders, some slight mistakes, challenged and on terms approaching last, soon headed and kept on without matching front pair
08 Apr 2021 Aintree Good to Soft 2m 3f 200y 1 Protektorat 11st 4lbs 2 of 7 B Hayes 7/2
chased leaders, went 2nd after 10th, not fluent 12th, mistake 3 out, lost 2nd and not fluent 2 out, close 3rd when mistake last and lost momentum, stayed on, went 2nd close home, no impression on winner
18 Mar 2021 Cheltenham Good to Soft 2m 4f 127y 1 The Shunter 10st 12lbs 1 of 23 J C Gainford 9/4
led until 2nd, raced very handily after and travelled strongly, led before 2 out, stayed on well, ridden out
06 Mar 2021 Kelso Good to Soft 2m 51y 2 The Shunter 10st 11lbs 1 of 14 Alain Cawley 5/2
mid-division, closer after the 4th, headway to press leader after 3 out, ridden and disputed lead 2 out, every chance last, kept on gamely run-in and just held on
06 Feb 2021 Leopardstown Soft 2m 1f 57y 0 A Wave Of The Sea 10st 7lbs 3 of 23 B Hayes 7/2
led, joined 6th, headed 4 out, 3rd and pushed along before 2 out, ridden entering straight and not clear run in 5th approaching last, kept on one pace run-in
16 Jan 2021 Fairyhouse Heavy 2m 1f 0 Daly Tiger 10st 3lbs of 17 B Hayes 0/0
15 Nov 2020 Cheltenham Soft (Heavy in places) 2m 87y 1 The Shunter 10st 1 of 18 R M Power 13/2
in touch in mid-division, improved well off final bend, pressing for 2nd last, led flat, stayed on well, in command final 100 yards
01 Nov 2020 Cork Soft (Soft to Heavy in Places) 2m 4f 1 Home By The Lee 11st 2lbs 4 of 11 B Hayes 11/2
30 Sep 2020 Punchestown Yielding to Soft 2m 4f 190y 0 The Shunter 12st 1 of 11 B Hayes 11/10
settled mid-division early, mistake 4th, soon closer and chased leaders, 3rd halfway, mistake 9th, improved to dispute 4 out, led next, jumped left 2 out, ridden to assert before last, slow and mistake last, kept on strongly run-in
18 Sep 2020 Downpatrick Good 2m 2f 165y 0 The Shunter 11st 6lbs 1 of 10 B Hayes 5/2
raced in 4th, improved into closer 3rd from 4 out, pushed along in 2nd before last and ridden to lead run-in, kept on well closing stages
01 Jul 2020 Tipperary Yielding (Soft in places) 2m 4f 0 Bold Enough 11st 6lbs 4 of 18 B Hayes 2/1
held up in rear, progress after 3 out, ridden into moderate 7th entering straight, stayed on into 4th and slight mistake last, kept on run-in
10 Dec 2019 Tramore Heavy 2m 5f 100y 0 Three Is Company 11st 12lbs PulledUp of 15 B Hayes 20/1
mid-division early, chased leaders from 5th, mistake 7th, slow 3 out, soon weakened and pulled up before 2 out
29 Nov 2019 Limerick Soft to Heavy 2m 0 Prosecution 11st 9lbs 4 of 10 S D Torrens 9/2
prominent, tracked leader, led after 3rd, not fluent 5 out, joined 4 out, pushed along and strongly pressed when ran around and bumped rival jumping 2 out, headed and mistake last, no extra and dropped to 4th close home
10 Nov 2019 Navan Soft to Heavy 2m 0 Dollys Destination 10st 10lbs 9 of 20 B Hayes 20/1
disputed lead early, slight mistake 2nd and headed, prominent when slight mistakes 4th and 5th, disputed lead entering straight, led briefly after 3 out, ridden and headed 2 out, weakened
28 Oct 2019 Wexford Soft to Heavy 2m 100y 0 Anything Will Do 11st 3lbs 4 of 10 B Hayes 12/1
led, headed and tracked leader after 1st, led before 2nd where slow jump, 4 lengths clear after 3rd, reduced advantage at 7th, mistake 3 out, headed approaching straight, dropped to 5th 2 out, kept on same pace
05 Oct 2019 Gowran Park Yielding 2m 2f 0 Dallas Des Pictons 11st 12lbs UnseatedRider of 8 B Hayes 16/1
chased leaders in 3rd, slight mistake 3rd, fell 4th
23 Apr 2019 Fairyhouse Good to Yielding 3m 0 Ronald Pump 9st 10lbs PulledUp of 27 Reserve 1 50/1
tracked leaders, took keen hold, slight mistake 1st, slight mistake 8th and ridden, weakened after 4 out, pulled up before last
17 Mar 2019 Limerick Heavy 2m 3f 0 Halsafari 11st 5lbs 5 of 6 Mr L P Gilligan 6/1
led and soon 6 lengths clear, reduced advantage before 5th, slight mistakes 7th and 8th, pushed along and headed 2 out, no impression in 4th approaching last, no extra
09 Mar 2019 Gowran Park Soft 2m 0 Voix Des Tiep 11st 12lbs 6 of 23 J M Moore 50/1
led, joined at 3rd, ridden and headed 3 out, weakened
27 Jan 2019 Naas Yielding (Good in places) 2m 3f 0 Latest Exhibition 12st 5 of 15 Mr L P Gilligan 12/1
held up in rear, some progress es, ridden in 5th 2f out, no impression
15 Jan 2019 Fairyhouse Good 2m 0 Thunder Down Under 12st 4 of 6 Mr D O'Connor 5/2
tracked leader in 2nd, dropped to 4th halfway, headway into 2nd and ridden 2f out, dropped to 4th 1f out, no impression
28 Dec 2018 Limerick Soft 2m 0 Press Conference 11st 4lbs 3 of 15 Mr J J Codd 20/1
disputed lead early, prominent, not fluent 5th, pushed along in 4th from 3 out, no impression approaching 2 out, one pace
28 Nov 2018 Punchestown Good 2m 6f 0 Gallant John Joe 11st 12lbs 10 of 13 S F O'Keeffe 16/1
disputed, led and disputed after 1st, headed 3 out, ridden and no extra before next, weakened
17 Nov 2018 Punchestown Good (Good to Yielding in places) 2m 130y 0 Chead Solas 11st 7lbs 4 of 6 S F O'Keeffe 16/1
tracked leader, disputed lead after 6f and led briefly halfway, ridden and headed over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong
12 Nov 2018 Thurles Good (Good to Firm in places) 2m 4f 0 Pakens Rock 12st of 7 Mr J J Clifford 0/0
13 Oct 2018 Fairyhouse Good (Good to Firm in places) 2m 0 Jan Maat 11st 4lbs of 15 S F O'Keeffe 0/0
19 Aug 2018 Tramore Good 2m 5f 0 Getareason 11st 4lbs of 16 S F O'Keeffe 0/0
17 Mar 2018 Wexford Heavy 2m 4f 0 Thosedaysaregone 11st 13lbs 3 of 9 Mr S F O'Keeffe 13/2
tracked leader, 2nd halfway, headway to lead under 4f out, pushed along and joined entering straight, soon headed, ridden and no impression in 3rd over 1f out, kept on one pace
03 Feb 2018 Leopardstown Soft 2m 1 Blackbow 11st 6lbs 7 of 9 Mr S F O'Keeffe 66/1
soon led, headed from 4f out, soon weakened, tailed off
14 Jan 2018 Fairyhouse Soft to Heavy 2m 0 Tornado Flyer 11st 12lbs 3 of 10 Mr S F O'Keeffe 20/1
led, ridden and strongly pressed entering straight, headed 2f out, dropped to 3rd over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong
26 Dec 2017 Leopardstown Yielding (Soft in places) 2m 0 Blackbow 11st 9lbs SlippedUp of 13 N T Prendergast 25/1
chased leaders, clipped heels and slipped up soon after 2f
19 Nov 2017 Punchestown Soft to Heavy (Heavy in places) 2m 40y 0 Rapid Escape 11st 3 of 8 Mr S F O'Keeffe 50/1
led and hung left, pushed along and headed over 2f out, ridden and dropped to 3rd over 1f out, no extra and kept on same pace inside final furlong