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Liam Healy Memorial Lartigue Hurdle (Handicap) (Grade B)

  • Prize money: £26339.29
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 17 runners
  • Win time: 3m 53s
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Liam Healy Memorial Lartigue Hurdle (Handicap) (Grade B)

Runners: 21 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £16.00
  • Place: £3.30

Form: 1533- D

Last run: 219 days

W: 11st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 122

Form & Verdict

Decent maiden on the level (rated 75); won on hurdles debut at Cork in December but was unable to make the jump up in class; lightly-tried in this code and could be very interesting on handicap debut.

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2nd

9

(4)

22nd Sep 2022

Soft

1m 4f 0y

16:20 Listowel

Autumn Evening

8st 8lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Mrs John Harrington

took keen hold, midfield, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and went third over 1f out, kept on strongly inside final furlong, went second towards finish, always held

12/1

7th

9

28th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 11y

17:05 Galway

Autumn Evening

11st 8lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Mrs John Harrington

towards rear, headway 2 out, ridden and ran on well run-in, never on terms

20/1

8th

2

5th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 2

15:15 Kelso

Autumn Evening

11st 6lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Mrs John Harrington

5yo who has enjoyed a progressive season, with two wins, and he was better than ever when third of 27 in a hot handicap at Leopardstown (2m, yielding to soft) last month; this Irish raider has to be respected.

9/2

5/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 248-13 D BF

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 126

Form & Verdict

Flat winner off 70 at Galway last year; bumped into Zanahiyr on his hurdles debut at Ballinrobe but opened his account in this sphere at the fourth attempt at Tipperary back in May; held in a novice hurdle at Galway; tough task off top weight.

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12th

12

(4)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Dark Voyager

10st 13lb

J: Miss A B O’Connor

T: Anthony McCann

soon chased clear leader

20/1

25/1

  • Place: £5.20

Form: 1309-5 D

Last run: 54 days

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Failed to progress after winning a Galway maiden hurdle last term; bit better there latest.

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1st

4

31st Oct 2021

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:30 Cork

Perry Owens

11st 13lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Noel Meade

Galway 3yo maiden hurdle winner this time last year (soft) hasn't won since but decent third in Lartigue Hurdle at Listowel was a solid run; possibly didn't home over 2m3f at Galway last time, having made a mistake two out; back at 2m on soft ground and should go well.

13/2

6th

2

5th Oct 2021

Soft

2m 3f 19y

12:45 Galway

Perry Owens

11st 11lb

J: E Walsh

T: Noel Meade

Course juvenile maiden hurdle winner last season; made a pleasing return from a break when fifth in a 20-runner handicap over 2m5f here at the festival; stayed on well for third over 2m at Listowel and looks a big player back over a longer trip; rider has had a couple of recent wins.

7/2

3rd

16

20th Sep 2021

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:50 Listowel

Perry Owens

10st 9lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Noel Meade

Failed to progress after winning a Galway maiden hurdle last term; bit better there latest.

25/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 230-03

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 126

Form & Verdict

Made an immediate impact sent hurdling when winning his maiden impressively at Sligo but yet to add to that success in this sphere; improved effort when third to Flying Scotsman at Ballinrobe last month.

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8th

11

16th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 2

14:40 Doncaster

Glorious Zoff

10st 2lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

He's 8lb higher than when winning at Warwick (2m, good) in May but posted some good efforts in defeat in handicaps subsequently and ran as well as could be expected in a Grade 2 last time; each-way claims.

12/1

3rd

2

11th Nov 2023

Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 1

15:00 Wincanton

Glorious Zoff

11st 2lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

took keen hold, held up in rear, not fluent 5 out, headway after 3 out, no impression from 2 out

50/1

0

8

27th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 87y

Class 3

13:35 Cheltenham

Glorious Zoff

10st 13lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

Seemingly revitalised by a wind op in early part of this season (unlucky not to complete a double) and has held his form well since but will probably find others in this field better handicapped.

20/1

Form: 0-4401 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Some good efforts over hurdles prior to opening his account at Wexford where he beat today's rival Trebizond; raised 9lb for that.

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7th

4

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

18:07 Ballinrobe

Barnacullia

11st 3lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Michael Mulvany

towards rear, dropped to rear halfway, detached from 3 out, tailed off

9/2

4th

6

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

16:10 Galway

Barnacullia

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Michael Mulvany

prominent

5/1

2nd

2

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

16:25 Listowel

Barnacullia

11st 11lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Michael Mulvany

Winner and placed on the Flat since second to 33-1 Fighting Fit in a handicap chase at the Galway festival, with the winner's shorter-priced stablemate Roseys Hollow back in fifth; good chance he can emerge best in the rematch.

7/2

12/1

Form: 2F15- D

Last run: 168 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 121

Form & Verdict

Ex-Ballydoyle; won his maiden hurdle impressively at Navan back in March, so much so that connections rolled the dice in a Grade 2 at Fairyhouse in which he came up short in fifth behind Jeff Kidder; running with credit on the level of late and likely to be well-tuned for this handicap debut.

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9th

15

28th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 5f 200y

16:17 Galway

Coventry

10st 0lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Peter Fahey

Sole win over hurdles came in a Navan 4yo maiden; some decent runs in defeat after for former trainers but regressive this year and hard to fancy from 5lb out of handicap.

20/1

8th

1

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Coventry

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Peter Fahey

Sole win over hurdles came in a Navan maiden in March 2021; some decent runs in defeat after for former trainers but regressive this year and beaten 22l on stable debut at Galway.

16/1

Form: -2P531 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Battle-hardened handicapper over both codes; 6lb higher for gritty Galway win; chance.

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No Results Found

Form: 15

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Long-priced maiden hurdle winner at Downpatrick in July; soundly beaten since.

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OUR TIP

Form: 3345-4

Last run: 135 days

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

First reserve; some good runs without winning over hurdles; handicap debut.

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10th

1

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 170y

17:35 Downpatrick

Complete Fantasy

11st 13lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: Miss Jennifer Anne Lynch

Maiden after 14 hurdle starts; showed winning potential when starting out but has been regressive in last two years; not bad run up to 3m last time and this trip will suit better.

12/1

Form: 35-191 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 124

Form & Verdict

Won twice in two days on the level at Galway last year; opened his account over hurdles at Navan when landing a 4yo maiden hurdle in decent style; well-backed favourite when scoring on his second handicap start at Ballinrobe; 7lb higher.

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4th

5

(6)

1st May 2024

Soft

1m 2f 5y

Class 5

15:15 Pontefract

Flying Scotsman

9st 1lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Ben Haslam

A fair 1m4f winner in Ireland for Joseph O'Brien but he's yet to fire for his current yard, beating only one over C&D 29 days ago; cheekpieces are retried, and he has something to prove.

20/1

5th

5

(5)

2nd Apr 2024

Soft

1m 2f 5y

Class 5

16:15 Pontefract

Flying Scotsman

9st 3lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Ben Haslam

Flat/hurdle winner in Ireland but hasn't been that competitive in six Flat handicaps for Ben Haslam, from 1m2f to 1m5f; could turn a corner at some point but makes limited appeal at the minute.

12/1

Form: -32310

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Solid dual-purpose type; deservedly opened his account at Ballinrobe in July but disappointing behind Flying Scotsman on his handicap debut; better effort on the level recently.

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7

1st Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:37 Gowran Park

Na Caith Tobac

11st 2lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Paul W Flynn

Went close at Kilbeggan in August but two lesser efforts last month including back over timber from his lower hurdle mark a fortnight ago; 2-5 over fences though and there may be more to come in this sphere; best form on good; engaged at Gowran on Friday.

7/1

7

30th Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:02 Gowran Park

Na Caith Tobac

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Paul W Flynn

led, joined after 4th, disputed lead when fell heavily 5th

10/1

6th

10

2nd Sep 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

19:00 Kilbeggan

Na Caith Tobac

10st 8lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Paul W Flynn

took keen hold, led, headed and prominent 5 out, lost position and pushed along after 3 out, no impression after 2 out, beaten when mistake last

8/1

Form: -13124 D

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 123

Form & Verdict

Won a maiden at two when trained in Ballydoyle; won second time up over hurdles at Punchestown; bolted up at 1-6 in a weak Bellewstown novice hurdle; has run respectably in a couple of novice races since and interesting on handicap debut.

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9th

1

19th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:05 Worcester

Persia

12st 0lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

towards rear of midfield, dropped to last and ridden 4 out, weakened before 3 out

20/1

6th

4

3rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 2f 140y

Class 3

15:00 Market Rasen

Persia

11st 9lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Jonjo O’Neill

prominent, pushed along on inner after 5 out, switched left before 2 out, soon ridden and made strong challenge, led and went clear after 2 out, kept on strongly and went further clear run-in

14/1

6th

2

1st Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 3

15:05 Newbury

Persia

11st 11lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Ex-Irish; two novice wins last summer (headgear and tongue-strap worn in both) but well held in only handicap and tailed off in a chase five months ago; possibly best watched on stable debut (was with Joseph O'Brien).

14/1

Form: 8142-8 D

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 122

Form & Verdict

A 25-1 winner of Fairyhouse maiden hurdle back in February but did so impressively by 13l; yet to add to that and well-beaten in a novice event at Galway last time; headgear tried.

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13th

6

20th Sep 2021

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:50 Listowel

Zanavi

11st 6lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

A 25-1 winner of Fairyhouse maiden hurdle back in February but did so impressively by 13l; yet to add to that and well-beaten in a novice event at Galway last time; headgear tried.

16/1

Form: 2-4311 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Plenty of good form in bumpers prior to opening her account at Wexford in August; bolted up in an auction maiden hurdle later that month at Bellewstown despite showing signs of inexperience on hurdles debut; inexperience would be the main concern stepping into a race as competitive as this but she clearly has a pretty decent engine.

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4th

1

24th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 1

15:25 Perth

Malina Girl

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Gavin Cromwell

Smart mare who was an easy winner of a Cheltenham handicap in November (3m3f, soft); hasn't run quite as well since although was runner-up in an Exeter Listed mares' chase two runs ago (3m, heavy); worth considering.

11/4

5th

4

4th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:30 Leopardstown

Malina Girl

11st 11lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Most progressive staying chaser whose best run came when winning valuable 3m4f Cheltenham premier handicap in November on soft; fell at same venue subsequently but encouraging enough Exeter second last month; trip on the short side for hurdles return but 31lb lower hurdles mark can't be sniffed at with added bonus of rider's claim.

6/4

2nd

2

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 54y

Class 1

16:05 Exeter

Malina Girl

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Won the Ulster National (3m4f, soft) last April and ran away with a Grade 3 handicap at Cheltenham (3m3f, soft) in November; also travelling strongly when she fell three out at Cheltenham in December; the problem is her performance in the Classic Chase at Warwick (topweight but favourite) four weeks ago when she made a shortlived effort before four out, before tailing off; big shout if she bounces back.

15/8

Form: 22-1P3

Last run: 76 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Maiden winner on the Flat for Aidan O'Brien; strung a few runner-up efforts together before getting off the mark over hurdles at Kilbeggan after he was gelded; odds-on when pulling on very testing ground at Ballinrobe but ran much better when third to the useful Banbridge in a 2m5f novice at Roscommon; may not be the stable number one but interesting nonetheless.

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No Results Found

Form: 1P-5 D BF

Last run: 134 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 120

Form & Verdict

Followed up a 1m4f Dundalk maiden win in February with a taking hurdles debut success at Navan in March; pulled up in the Grade 1 juvenile hurdle at Punchestown but first foray into handicap company was good when fifth behind Jesse Evans at Killarney; couple of good runs on the level under his belt and rates as a likely improver off his mark.

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11th

3

(3)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Palace Rock

9st 10lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Francis Casey

C&D maiden winner but has proved expensive to follow at times in handicaps, including over C&D a fortnight ago when decent third, having every chance; should be thereabouts but possible stronger finishers here.

9/2

3rd

9

(1)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Palace Rock

8st 10lb

J: James Ryan

T: Francis Casey

soon led narrowly, headed and prominent after 1f

6/1

Form: 43-232

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

Just 1-11 over hurdles but has placed six times and pushed Flying Scotsman to within a head when second at Ballinrobe last month; 4lb better off with that rival here; looks to be on a competitive mark.

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8

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 80y

18:40 Tipperary

Varna Gold

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

took keen hold, held up in rear, headway 4 out, not fluent 3 out, soon weakened, fell 2 out

14/1

Form: 1-3074 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Limerick maiden hurdle winner in April; some good efforts in defeat lately, including when fourth to Flying Scotsman at Ballinrobe last month; chance.

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No Results Found

Form: 47-22 BF

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Chased home Brides Hill at Tramore and Barnacullia at Wexford; mark of 111 looks fair; obvious chance for top team.

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4th

5

6th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 160y

13:50 Galway

Trebizond

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: R Mike Smith

prominent, outpaced after last, kept on and went fourth inside final 110yds

25/1

4th

1

24th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 47y

Class 4

16:42 Perth

Trebizond

12st 0lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: R Mike Smith

2-2 for new stable this spring, the latter win gained here (2m4f, good); should be fine back at 2m and latest 5lb rise does not look excessive; must be considered in current mood.

9/2

1st

1

18th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

15:25 Perth

Trebizond

12st 0lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: R Mike Smith

Won a maiden hurdle in Ireland for Henry De Bromhead in September 2021; changed hands cheaply after falling at Kilbeggan last July but he returned for new yard with a clearcut win in a seller at Hexham (2m, good to soft) 12 days ago; this is tougher back in a handicap but he was a well-backed favourite last time and is not ruled out at this new trip.

10/1

Form: 638-33

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; still a maiden in both codes but would deserve respect if getting a run.

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No Results Found

Form: 6-2P21 D

Last run: 39 days

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; narrowly beaten at Galway but confirmed herself well-handicapped at Tramore.

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1st

2

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 55y

16:50 Punchestown

Brides Hill

11st 1lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Much improved since beaten by Allegorie De Vassy at Thurles last year; unbeaten in three starts this season, most recently when bolting up in a mares Listed at Huntingdon; comes here fresh having missed Cheltenham due to the ground.

5/4

1st

2

25th Jan 2024

Good

2m 3f 189y

Class 1

15:10 Huntingdon

Brides Hill

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

travelled strongly, raced in fourth behind clear leaders, went second after 11th, steady headway after 12th

11/10

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Palace Rock

POSTDATA:

Glorious Zoff

The Irish Sun:

Perry Owens

TOPSPEED:

Complete Fantasy

RP Ratings (IRE):

Persia