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Adare Manor Opportunity Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6156.52
  • 2m 5f 180y
  • 13 runners
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Adare Manor Opportunity Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

15/8 (Won)

  • Win: £2.38
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 6445-2

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Had useful form, including in handicaps, for Mags Mullins; was returning from three-month break when second in competitive maiden at Ballinrobe (2m6f) and has placed form here; plenty to like.

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5th

11

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 135y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Talk In The Park

10st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ross O’Sullivan

midfield

10/1

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12/1

  • Place: £4.30

Form: 753-

Last run: 289 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Third over 2m4f here on hurdling debut and winner is now rated 125; off over nine months but can't be ruled out.

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3rd

3

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:05 Down Royal

Charlies Dilemma

10st 13lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Out of the money in two summer bumpers; will probably need to gain hurdling experience.

14/1

16/1

  • Place: £4.00

Form: 62U-94

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Got healthy mark for chasing home useful type over 2m4f at Cork in the autumn but nowhere near that form in two starts this year, well beaten when in the frame over 2m latest; cheekpieces added.

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No Results Found

Form: 853/2

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 11lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Placed over C&D in 2022 before 19-month absence; creditable second and clear of remainder on return at Tramore; merits respect.

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No Results Found

Form: 743-4

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Improved for better ground and tongue-tie when third over 2m2f here in April; not as good on easier gorund since; related to stayers so step up in trip a likely plus.

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Form: 3260-6

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Was in the money in heavy-ground bumpers early in the year; outclassed on hurdling debut at Punchestown festival, beaten 5l in Kilbeggan maiden since; up in trip with hood left off.

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12th

16

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

15:40 Punchestown

Real Empire

11st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Placed in two of his bumper starts; lacks hurdling experience and faces an unenviable task against older rivals.

66/1

Form: U-6

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Running a nice race when exiting at the last on debut at Bellewstown; around 10l to find with Mount Anglesey on Clonmel running (2m3f).

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No Results Found

Form: 636-46

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner was fourth over this far at Tramore last summer; has looked onepaced over 2m lately so going back up trip might help but has to give them all weight

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4th

4

11th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 65y

14:50 Cork

Walmix

11st 7lb

J: Conor Clarke

T: Anthony Mullins

Won a bumper at Wexford (good) last summer and couple of fair efforts in maiden hurdles on soft/heavy; below that level on last month's Clonmel return but expected to come on for that and handles ground.

9/1

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W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Conduit 5yo whose dam was dual point winner; well beaten in a point in April and will have to improve hugely on rules debut.

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W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

6yo whose unraced dam is half-sister to winners Shabahar (1m/9.6f) and Jaisalmer (point/2m-2m3f hurdle) out of maiden half-sister to German 6f Group 2 winner Giant Sandman, family of Shergar; unbeaten in two points on decent ground this spring; rules debut.

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No Results Found

Form: /07/0-

Last run: 98 days

W: 11st 4lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Has had 20 starts hurdling and rated 86; well beaten on return from long absence in March and now tried in headgear combo.

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No Results Found

Form: 420-22

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Related to useful types and has thrice finished runner-up this year, in bumper at Ayr and first two hurdle outings here; steps up in trip by 3f which may well suit.

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W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Homebred half-sister to 2m4f-2m7f hurdle/chase winner Definiteadare; dam well beaten bumper/2m hurdle, half-sister to 2m-3m hurdle/chase winner Viva Steve and 2m4f-2m6f hurdle/chase winner Dublin Four, both useful; fifth in a Tralee point last month; rules debut.

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