HORSE FORM

A DECENT EXCUSE

13yo B G FRUITS OF LOVE – BRAVE THISTLE (BRAVEFOOT)
Hunt: Duhallow (F)

Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
Owner: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
Breeder: Rodney Deacon
Category Runs 1st 2nd 3rd Top-Rated
P2P 22 5 0 2
Track 63 6 5 10
A DECENT EXCUSE (IRE) Duhallow (F)A DECENT EXCUSE (IRE) Duhallow (F)
horse
P2P.ie Membership
Date/Comment
Course
Going
Race
Ran/Fin
Rider
Price
Res.
Distance
Winner/2nd
Analysis
Rating Video
21 Apr 19
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
chsd ldr on outer, 1/2l 2nd 1/2way, slt mstk 8th, soon eased & pu well bef 10th
gy gy
Ladies Open
P2P Analysis
play
07 Apr 19
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
mid-div, 3rd 1/2way, wknd to 7th, no ex aftr 3out, cto bhnd frm 2out
g g
Open
8r7f
6-10/1
7th
23½L23½L
6-10/1
P2P Analysis
play
10 Mar 19
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
alw rr, nvr a factor, mstk 5th (up bank), 10th 1/2way, lost tch 16th, v slw 24th (double bank), pu bef 30th
ys ys
Open Banks
-8/1
P2P Analysis
play
03 Mar 19
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
mid-div best, 5th frm 5th, fair 4th brfly aftr 5out, mod 6th & no impr 3out, poor 6th when pu bef last
h h
Open Nov Rdrs
4-6/1
P2P Analysis
play
24 Feb 19
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
mid-div best, 6th frm 1/2way, wknd well bef 4out, to frm 4out, cto when pu aftr 2out
ys ys
Open
11r8f
6-8/1
PU
6-8/1
P2P Analysis
play
11 Nov 18
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
trkd ldr in 2nd until 3rd frm 4th, mstk 4out, btn in fair 5th aftr 4out, no impr
gy gy
Open
P2P Analysis
play
14 Oct 18
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
ld/disp, 1l adv 1/2way, wknd aft 4out, bhnd aft 3out, ko bhnd straight
g g
Open
10r8f
5-6/1
7th
23½L23½L
P2P Analysis
play
07 Oct 18
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
ld, hdd 4th, 3rd 1/2way, 3rd when bad mstk 3out, sn no extra
gf gf
Open Nov Rdrs
7r7f
9/4-2/1JF
3rd
5L5L
9/4-2/1JF
P2P Analysis
play
02 Jun 18
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
chsd ldrs in 3rd, 4l 3rd frm 12th, drpd last 6out & pu bef 3out
g g
Open
P2P Analysis
play
19 May 18
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
sn ld, bd mstk 7out, adv 5out & hdd next, wknd last 3out & pu next
gy gy
Open
4/5-6/4F
P2P Analysis
play
06 May 18
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
ld, hdd 3rd, 4th app str, prog into 2nd 2out, disp ld last, kow to ld on run-in
g g
Ladies Open
5r4f
1/1-5/4JF
1st
2L2L
1/1-5/4JF
P2P Analysis
play
29 Apr 18
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
pr, ld frm 5th, trav well apr str, chall bef last, kow on run-in, all out
y y
Ladies Open
6r5f
-7/4F
1st
¾L¾L
P2P Analysis
play
24 Feb 18
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
alw pr, cl 2nd 1/2way, slw jmp 8th, rdn 3out & sn drpd to 4th, not qckn from 2out, wknd last
sh sh
Hunt Chs
6r6f
-161
5th
21L21L
P2P Analysis
play
14 Jan 18
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
chsd ldrs, 4th aftr a mile, ld/disp frm 7th until hdd bef 4out, wkng up bef 3out, bhnd when pu bef 2out
s s
Open
P2P Analysis
play
26 Nov 17
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
cl up, chasd ldrs, 7l 3rd 6out & clsr 3rd when mstk on outer 3out, btn aftr 2out, wknd bef last
sh sh
Open
12r6f
6/4-5/2F
5th
12L12L
6/4-5/2F
P2P Analysis
play
12 Nov 17
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
chsd ldrs, disp frm 6th until ld 5out, 3l adv aftr 4out, chall 3out & 1/2l adv when gd jmp last, ko best
s s
Open
10r8f
6/4-2/1JF
1st
¾L¾L
6/4-2/1JF
P2P Analysis
play
15 Oct 17
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
chsd ldrs in 3rd until 4th frm 10th, cl 3rd 3out, ld aftr 2out, went clr frm last, kow
sh sh
Open
6r6f
5/2-3/1
1st
6L6L
P2P Analysis
play
08 Oct 17
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
tr ldrs, 4th 1/2way, 2nd 3out, challenged app str, ld after last, ko strongly run-in
ys ys
Open
12r6f
-20/1
1st
3L3L
P2P Analysis
play
31 Aug 17
Bellewstown
g g
HcapHdl
15r 15f
B J Foley
-25/1
11th
18½L18½L
Thanks For Tea
-25/1
B J Foley
P2P Analysis
06 Aug 17
Galway
s s
HcapHdl
17r 9f
B J Foley
-25/1
PU
Ben Button
-25/1
B J Foley
P2P Analysis
23 Jul 17
Tipperary
gy gy
HcapChs
13r 12f
B J Foley
-14/1
6th
8L8L
Eiri Na Casca
-14/1
B J Foley
P2P Analysis
09 Jul 17
Limerick
g g
HcapHdl
15r 14f
Miss M O'Sullivan
-16/1
5th
5L5L
Double Speak
-16/1
Miss M O'Sullivan
P2P Analysis
05 May 17
Cork
g g
HcapHdl
13r 12f
Ricky Doyle
-12/1
9th
19½L19½L
Prince Charmin'
-12/1
Ricky Doyle
P2P Analysis
16 Apr 17
Cork
g g
HcapHdl
20r 15f
B J Foley
-14/1
8th
16½L16½L
Boru Boy
-14/1
B J Foley
P2P Analysis
27 Dec 16
Limerick
hy hy
HcapChs
16r 13f
B J Foley
-11/1
12th
48L48L
Westerner Point
-11/1
B J Foley
P2P Analysis
02 Dec 16
Limerick
y y
HcapHdl
12r 12f
B J Foley
-8/1
2nd
2¾L2¾L
Irish Bulletin
-8/1
B J Foley
P2P Analysis
06 Nov 16
Cork
g g
HcapChs
16r 13f
Phillip Enright
-10/1
8th
46L46L
Raz De Maree
-10/1
Phillip Enright
P2P Analysis
16 Oct 16
Cork
y y
HcapChs
8r 7f
J J Burke
-7/1
3rd
4¼L4¼L
Draycott Place
-7/1
J J Burke
P2P Analysis
09 Oct 16
Limerick
y y
HcapHdl
14r 13f
David Mullins
-4/1F
2nd
2L2L
Irish Bulletin
-4/1F
David Mullins
P2P Analysis
29 Sep 16
Clonmel
g g
HcapHdl
14r 14f
David Mullins
-7/1
2nd
¾L¾L
Blackthorn Prince
-7/1
David Mullins
P2P Analysis
16 Sep 16
Listowel
sh sh
HcapHdl
9r 8f
David Mullins
-5/1
2nd
1½L1½L
Garri Rua
-5/1
David Mullins
P2P Analysis
28 Aug 16
Cork
g g
HcapHdl
13r 12f
Mark Enright
-7/1
9th
18½L18½L
Black Warrior
-7/1
Mark Enright
P2P Analysis
20 Aug 16
Killarney
s s
HcapChs
8r 8f
Mark Enright
-12/1
3rd
8½L8½L
Ballycasey
-12/1
Mark Enright
P2P Analysis
14 Aug 16
Tramore
g g
HcapChs
12r 10f
Miss M O'Sullivan
-12/1
UR
Old Castletown
-12/1
Miss M O'Sullivan
P2P Analysis
29 Jul 16
Galway
g g
HcapChs
20r 19f
David Mullins
-25/1
7th
25½L25½L
On Fiddlers Green
-25/1
David Mullins
P2P Analysis
14 Jul 16
Killarney
g g
HcapHdl
13r 13f
Phillip Enright
-7/1
5th
8½L8½L
Kennedys Mor
-7/1
Phillip Enright
P2P Analysis
05 Jun 16
Kilbeggan
g g
HcapChs
7r 5f
Phillip Enright
-8/1
4th
27½L27½L
Down Under
-8/1
Phillip Enright
P2P Analysis
16 May 16
Killarney
g g
HcapChs
15r 10f
Jack Kennedy
-6/1
PU
Cantlow
-6/1
Jack Kennedy
P2P Analysis
06 May 16
Cork
g g
HcapHdl
24r 19f
John Mulvihill
-16/1
5th
6½L6½L
State Of Origin
-16/1
John Mulvihill
P2P Analysis
01 Nov 15
Cork
s s
HcapChs
12r 6f
Alan Crowe
-10/1
PU
Tulsa Jack
-10/1
Alan Crowe
P2P Analysis
18 Oct 15
Cork
g g
HcapChs
13r 12f
Alan Crowe
-20/1
4th
4L4L
Gentleman Duke
-20/1
Alan Crowe
P2P Analysis
13 Sep 15
Listowel
s s
HcapChs
6r 5f
Alan Crowe
-9/2
PU
Kylecrue
-9/2
Alan Crowe
P2P Analysis
22 Aug 15
Killarney
g g
HcapChs
11r 9f
Alan Crowe
-16/1
1st
2¼L2¼L
Harangue
-16/1
Alan Crowe
P2P Analysis
13 Aug 15
Tramore
gf gf
HcapChs
10r 10f
J J Burke
-8/1
1st
4½L4½L
Best Value
-8/1
J J Burke
P2P Analysis
04 Aug 15
Roscommon
gy gy
HcapHdl
18r 18f
Miss M O'Sullivan
-16/1
10th
16½L16½L
Ocean Glandore
-16/1
Miss M O'Sullivan
P2P Analysis
19 Jul 15
Tipperary
g g
Hdl
6r 6f
Jack Kennedy
-25/1
5th
59L59L
Sandymount Duke
-25/1
Jack Kennedy
P2P Analysis
01 Jun 15
Listowel
sh sh
HcapHdl
7r 5f
J J Burke
-11/2
3rd
12½L12½L
Your Busy
-11/2
J J Burke
P2P Analysis
30 Nov 14
Fairyhouse
ys ys
HcapChs
13r 10f
Danny Mullins
-10/1
PU
Embracing Change
-10/1
Danny Mullins
P2P Analysis
02 Nov 14
Cork
s s
HcapChs
17r 11f
Patrick Mangan
-11/1
5th
15L15L
Vics Canvas
-11/1
Patrick Mangan
P2P Analysis
02 Oct 14
Clonmel
g g
HcapHdl
11r 8f
Mr E M O'Sullivan
-7/2J
3rd
4¾L4¾L
Fennis Moll
-7/2J
Mr E M O'Sullivan
P2P Analysis
20 Sep 14
Listowel
g g
HcapChs
13r 11f
Richie McLernon
-8/1
4th
4L4L
Me And Ben
-8/1
Richie McLernon
P2P Analysis
22 Aug 14
Ffos Las
g g
Chs
6r 6f
Richie McLernon
-3/1
1st
3¼L3¼L
Prince Tom
-3/1
Richie McLernon
P2P Analysis
14 Aug 14
Tramore
g g
HcapChs
9r 8f
Patrick Mangan
-3/1F
3rd
4¼L4¼L
On The Way Out
-3/1F
Patrick Mangan
P2P Analysis
01 Aug 14
Galway
y y
HcapChs
20r 19f
Patrick Mangan
-16/1
4th
1¼L1¼L
Aranhill Chief
-16/1
Patrick Mangan
P2P Analysis
15 Jul 14
Killarney
g g
HcapChs
15r 11f
J J Burke
-5/1F
3rd
3½L3½L
Fort George
-5/1F
J J Burke
P2P Analysis
06 Jul 14
Limerick
gf gf
HcapChs
11r 8f
J J Burke
-7/2
3rd
10L10L
On The Way Out
-7/2
J J Burke
P2P Analysis
09 May 14
Cork
gy gy
HcapHdl
24r 19f
Paddy Kennedy
-7/1
4th
13½L13½L
Tailors Hill
-7/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
21 Apr 14
Cork
y y
HcapHdl
16r 16f
Mr Max Denuault
-10/1
1st
½L½L
Claiming Benefits
-10/1
Mr Max Denuault
P2P Analysis
21 Feb 14
Thurles
hy hy
HcapHdl
14r 11f
Paddy Kennedy
-7/1
PU
Another Challenge
-7/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
21 Nov 13
Thurles
y y
HcapChs
18r 12f
Paddy Kennedy
-7/1
1st
3¾L3¾L
Baily Dusk
-7/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
31 Oct 13
Clonmel
ys ys
HcapChs
18r 16f
Paddy Kennedy
-11/1
3rd
7½L7½L
Baily Dusk
-11/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
17 Oct 13
Punchestown
g g
HcapChs
16r 11f
Mr H D Dunne
-12/1
PU
Too Late To Sell
-12/1
Mr H D Dunne
P2P Analysis
24 Sep 13
Ballinrobe
g g
HcapChs
13r 10f
Pierce Gallagher
-14/1
5th
38L38L
Shantalla
-14/1
Pierce Gallagher
P2P Analysis
28 May 13
Ballinrobe
sh sh
HcapChs
15r 7f
Paddy Kennedy
-16/1
6th
37L37L
Hansupfordetroit
-16/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
14 May 13
Killarney
s s
Chs
11r 10f
Paddy Kennedy
-25/1
7th
27½L27½L
Arnaud
-25/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
25 Apr 13
Punchestown
hy hy
HcapHdl
22r 17f
Alan Crowe
-33/1
PU
Acapulco
-33/1
Alan Crowe
P2P Analysis
04 Apr 13
Thurles
g g
Chs
12r 10f
Paddy Kennedy
-20/1
4th
41L41L
Forty Foot Tom
-20/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
09 Mar 13
Gowran Park
hy hy
Chs
16r 13f
Paddy Kennedy
-20/1
7th
52L52L
Novarov
-20/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
13 Feb 13
Thurles
hy hy
HcapHdl
13r 11f
Paddy Kennedy
-7/1
7th
50L50L
Missie Ella
-7/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
29 Dec 12
Limerick
hy hy
HcapHdl
7r 5f
Paddy Kennedy
-9/4F
PU
Drawn N Drank
-9/4F
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
15 Nov 12
Clonmel
s s
HcapHdl
11r 11f
Alan Crowe
-100/30
3rd
7L7L
Quietly Fancied
-100/30
Alan Crowe
P2P Analysis
10 Nov 12
Naas
sh sh
HdlMdn
8r 8f
Paddy Kennedy
-7/2
1st
33L33L
Our Only Option
-7/2
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
14 Oct 12
Limerick
sh sh
HcapHdl
17r 9f
Alan Crowe
-10/1
2nd
½L½L
Roadtoabbeyfeale
-10/1
Alan Crowe
P2P Analysis
05 Oct 12
Gowran Park
g g
HcapHdl
20r 19f
Paddy Kennedy
-14/1
6th
13½L13½L
Sea Stallion
-14/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
16 Sep 12
Listowel
hy hy
HdlMdn
16r 11f
Paddy Kennedy
-20/1
4th
10L10L
Roadtoabbeyfeale
-20/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
24 Aug 12
Kilbeggan
s s
HcapHdl
14r 8f
Paddy Kennedy
-5/1
8th
74L74L
Katys Girl
-5/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
07 Aug 12
Roscommon
sh sh
HcapHdl
18r 14f
Paddy Kennedy
-20/1
3rd
5½L5½L
Highdownhill
-20/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
16 Jul 12
Killarney
y y
HdlMdn
18r 13f
Paddy Kennedy
-16/1
7th
22½L22½L
Beabus Jack
-16/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
13 Jul 12
Cork
s s
HdlMdn
23r 22f
Paddy Kennedy
-33/1
6th
6L6L
Bourbon Ellie
-33/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
24 Jun 12
Gowran Park
s s
Hdl
19r 18f
Paddy Kennedy
-50/1
9th
32L32L
Maxim Gorky
-50/1
Paddy Kennedy
P2P Analysis
02 Jun 12
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
chsdd ldrs, 6th 6out, prog in 2nd aftr 5out, ld bef 3out, hdd aftr 3out, wknd
s s
5yo Geld Mdn
16r8f
4-9/2
6th
15L15L
4-9/2
P2P Analysis
play
12 May 12
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
mid div, 8th from 6out & prog 4out, lft mod 3rd 2out, ko onepcd
gy gy
5yo Geld Mdn
16r9f
6-8/1
3rd
8½L8½L
6-8/1
P2P Analysis
play
07 May 12
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
chsd ldrs, disp brfly 6th & again 5out, mstk 5out & cl 3rd when fell 4out
gy gy
5yo Geld Mdn
9r5f
5-7/1
F
5-7/1
P2P Analysis
play
15 Apr 12
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
twrds rr, 8th & rddn 5out, to last aftr 4out, ko past btn horses from 2out
g g
5yo Geld Mdn
11r7f
7-10/1
5th
25½L25½L
7-10/1
P2P Analysis
play
25 Mar 12
Handler: Eugene M. O'Sullivan
twrds rr of mid div, 11th 6out & b mstk 4out, bhnd from 3out & to when pu bef 2out
g g
5yo Geld Mdn
16r7f
7-10/1
PU
7-10/1
P2P Analysis
play
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