Horse Profile

A Decent Excuse (IRE)

  • Age: 11 (Foaled January 1st, 2007)
  • Sex: Bay Gelding
  • Breeding: Fruits of Love (USA) - Brave Thistle (IRE) (Bravefoot)
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Owner: Kilshannig Racing Syndicate

Vital Stats

Lifetime (Jump)
  • Runs: 63
  • 1st: 6
  • 2nd: 5
  • 3rd: 10
  • Win %: 9%
  • To £1 level stake: -£9.50

Form

2018

24 Feb
5th 6 ran
16/1

2017

31 Aug
11th 15 ran
25/1
06 Aug
PU
25/1
23 Jul
6th 13 ran
  • Weight: 11-1
  • OR: 119
  • Jockey: B J Foley
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Tipperary (IRE), 2m 4f, Good
  • Winner: Eiri Na Casca (IRE)
  • Beaten by: 8 l
14/1
09 Jul
5th 15 ran
16/1
05 May
9th 13 ran
12/1
16 Apr
8th 20 ran
14/1

2016

27 Dec
12th 16 ran
11/1
02 Dec
2nd 12 ran
  • Weight: 11-5
  • OR: 109
  • Jockey: B J Foley
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Limerick (IRE), 3m, Yielding
  • Winner: Irish Bulletin (IRE)
  • Beaten by: 2¾ l
8/1
06 Nov
8th 16 ran
  • Weight: 10-1
  • OR: 121
  • Jockey: P T Enright
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Cork (IRE), 3m 4f, Good
  • Winner: Raz De Maree (FR)
  • Beaten by: 46¼ l
10/1
16 Oct
3rd 8 ran
7/1
09 Oct
2nd 14 ran
4/1
29 Sep
2nd 14 ran
  • Weight: 11-7
  • OR: 104
  • Jockey: D J Mullins
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Clonmel (IRE), 3m, Good
  • Winner: Blackthorn Prince
  • Beaten by: ¾ l
7/1
16 Sep
2nd 9 ran
5/1
28 Aug
9th 13 ran
7/1
20 Aug
3rd 8 ran
12/1
14 Aug
UR
  • Weight: 11-12
  • OR: 119
  • Jockey: Miss M O'Sullivan
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Tramore (IRE), 2m 6f, Good
  • Winner: Old Castletown (IRE)
12/1
29 Jul
7th 20 ran
25/1
14 Jul
5th 13 ran
  • Weight: 11-1
  • OR: 105
  • Jockey: P T Enright
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Killarney (IRE), 2m 4f, Good
  • Winner: Kennedys Mor (IRE)
  • Beaten by: 8½ l
7/1
05 Jun
4th 7 ran
8/1
16 May
PU
6/1
06 May
5th 24 ran
16/1

2015

01 Nov
PU
10/1
18 Oct
4th 13 ran
20/1
13 Sep
PU
9/2
22 Aug
1st 11 ran
16/1
13 Aug
1st 10 ran
8/1
04 Aug
10th 18 ran
16/1
19 Jul
5th 6 ran
  • Weight: 11-10
  • OR: 107
  • Jockey: J W Kennedy
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Tipperary (IRE), 3m, Good
  • Winner: Sandymount Duke (IRE)
  • Beaten by: 58½ l
25/1
01 Jun
3rd 7 ran
11/2

2014

30 Nov
PU
10/1
02 Nov
5th 17 ran
  • Weight: 10-3
  • OR: 114
  • Jockey: P F Mangan
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Cork (IRE), 3m 4f, Soft
  • Winner: Vics Canvas (IRE)
  • Beaten by: 15 l
11/1
02 Oct
3rd 11 ran
  • Weight: 11-12
  • OR: 107
  • Jockey: Mr E M O'Sullivan
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Clonmel (IRE), 3m, Good
  • Winner: Fennis Moll (IRE)
  • Beaten by: 4¾ l
7/2
20 Sep
4th 13 ran
8/1
22 Aug
1st 6 ran
3/1
14 Aug
3rd 9 ran
  • Weight: 10-12
  • OR: 109
  • Jockey: P F Mangan
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Tramore (IRE), 2m 7f, Good
  • Winner: On The Way Out (IRE)
  • Beaten by: 4¼ l
3/1
01 Aug
4th 20 ran
  • Weight: 9-10
  • OR: 107
  • Jockey: P F Mangan
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Galway (IRE), 2m 6f, Good
  • Winner: Aranhill Chief (IRE)
  • Beaten by: 1¼ l
16/1
15 Jul
3rd 15 ran
5/1
06 Jul
3rd 11 ran
7/2
09 May
4th 24 ran
  • Weight: 11-10
  • OR: 107
  • Jockey: P D Kennedy
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Cork (IRE), 3m, Yielding
  • Winner: Tailors Hill (IRE)
  • Beaten by: 13½ l
7/1
21 Apr
1st 16 ran
10/1
21 Feb
PU
  • Weight: 11-3
  • OR: 102
  • Jockey: P D Kennedy
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Thurles (IRE), 3m, Heavy
  • Winner: Another Challenge (IRE)
7/1

2013

21 Nov
1st 18 ran
7/1
31 Oct
3rd 18 ran
11/1
17 Oct
PU
12/1
24 Sep
5th 13 ran
  • Weight: 11-4
  • OR: 101
  • Jockey: P A Gallagher
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Ballinrobe (IRE), 2m 6f, Good
  • Winner: Shantalla (IRE)
  • Beaten by: 38¼ l
14/1
28 May
6th 15 ran
  • Weight: 11-7
  • OR: 104
  • Jockey: P D Kennedy
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Ballinrobe (IRE), 2m 6f, Heavy
  • Winner: Hansupfordetroit (IRE)
  • Beaten by: 37 l
16/1
14 May
7th 11 ran
25/1
25 Apr
PU
33/1
04 Apr
4th 12 ran
20/1
09 Mar
7th 16 ran
20/1
13 Feb
7th 13 ran
  • Weight: 11-6
  • OR: 109
  • Jockey: P D Kennedy
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Thurles (IRE), 3m, Heavy
  • Winner: Missie Ella (IRE)
  • Beaten by: 50¼ l
7/1

2012

29 Dec
PU
  • Weight: 11-7
  • OR: 111
  • Jockey: P D Kennedy
  • Trainer: E M O'Sullivan
  • Race details: Limerick (IRE), 3m, Heavy
  • Winner: Drawn N Drank (IRE)
9/4
15 Nov
3rd 11 ran
10/3
10 Nov
1st 8 ran
7/2
14 Oct
2nd 17 ran
10/1
05 Oct
6th 20 ran
14/1
16 Sep
4th 16 ran
20/1
24 Aug
8th 14 ran
5/1
07 Aug
3rd 18 ran
20/1
16 Jul
7th 18 ran
16/1
13 Jul
6th 23 ran
33/1
24 Jun
9th 19 ran
50/1