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13:38 Gowran Park

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BetVictor Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6321.43
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 15 runners
  • Win time: 3m 51s
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BetVictor Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather:

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.90
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 4/268-

Last run: 307 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Six-time winner on the Flat for Jessica Harrington (1m-1m3f); beaten a head in this race last year so would be entitled to respect here on that form; first run for new trainer.

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10

(10)

29th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 6

15:35 Southwell (AW)

Still Standing

9st 1lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Alexandra Dunn

Multiple turf winner, most recently in 2021; 0-11 on AW but has dropped a long way in the weights since the autumn and he's been running well enough over 1m4f of late to think he shouldn't be far away.

8/1

4th

6

(3)

2nd Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

16:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Still Standing

9st 2lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Alexandra Dunn

Flat turf/hurdles winner who is 0-10 on the AW, but a fair effort when a staying-on third of nine in a 0-50 classified event over C&D last month; each-way possibilities again.

8/1

3rd

4

(2)

16th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Still Standing

9st 9lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Alexandra Dunn

Multiple turf winner at up to 11.5f; unplaced in nine starts on AW; drops in grade but others preferred.

8/1

OUR TIP

8/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 2

Last run: 48 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ex-Godolphin 5yo who won twice on the all-weather for Charlie Appleby (1m2f-1m4f); runner-up on jumping debut at Perth (2m, good) in August; winner beaten three times since and rated 104.

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4th

1

2nd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 47y

Class 3

16:30 Perth

Cirque Royal

12st 0lb

J: Mr D McGill

T: Gerald Stephen Quinn

Came good with ready win in C&D maiden in May 2022 and followed up in Kelso novice later that month; made low-key seasonal debut in June but might have needed that outing and can't be ruled out; would probably prefer good ground but has won on good to soft.

8/1

7th

4

18th Jun 2023

Good

2m 1f 65y

15:30 Downpatrick

Cirque Royal

11st 5lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Gerald Stephen Quinn

Four-time winner over hurdles and fences; not seen since September but tends to run well fresh and no surprise if he was thereabouts.

8/1

5

23rd Sep 2022

Good

1m 6f 0y

17:10 Listowel

Cirque Royal

11st 0lb

J: Mr N McParlan

T: Gerald Stephen Quinn

4/5

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 133 D

Last run: 41 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Obviously had been showing plenty to start at 5-6 for debut in Kilbeggan bumper in June - won easily by 7l; third of 14 in red-hot winners' bumper at Galway next time and filled the same position at Killarney last time, albeit beaten 28l; big chance here if takes to hurdling.

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8

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 180y

14:45 Punchestown

Lahinch Three

11st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Emmet Mullins

Bumper winner in 2021 was third on hurdling debut the same year; well beaten at Punchestown on return from an absence and has to improve plenty on that.

14/1

8th

8

28th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

19:10 Punchestown

Lahinch Three

11st 5lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Emmet Mullins

didn't jump with fluency, midfield early, lost position after 2 out (usual 4 out)

12/1

2nd

2

17th Oct 2021

Good

2m 3f 0y

15:50 Cork

Lahinch Three

12st 2lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: Emmet Mullins

RPRs about 106 in bumpers, penalised for Kilbeggan win; 100-30, good start to hurdling when third at Gowran, did little wrong; tongue tie; chance.

7/2

Form: 222-32 BF

Last run: 14 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beaten favourite for a fourth time in a row at Downpatrick latest (2m3f, yielding); no match for winner there and beaten 15l; solid claims again here and tongue-strap applied but always vulnerable to something less exposed.

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0

1

2nd Jul 2023

Good

1m 7f 214y

Class 2

14:30 Uttoxeter

The Greek

11st 13lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

Well beaten in hot handicap at Punchestown festival two starts ago but won his other two chases this year, more recently when returned to Punchestown for handicap three weeks ago (2m, good to yielding); might still be improving; respected.

4/1

1st

4

10th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:30 Punchestown

The Greek

11st 8lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Not the easiest of rides but got the job done in small-field novice at Down Royal in March (2m4f, soft); let down by jumping in much more competitive handicap at Punchestown festival afterwards and back here from a short break in lower grade.

4/1

66/1

Form: 57-

Last run: 365 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beaten 20l and 22l in two bumpers; major improvement required to land a blow on hurdles bow.

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16th

3

(7)

22nd Jun 2023

Good

1m 7f 0y

20:20 Leopardstown

Corbin

11st 7lb

J: Mr D P Nolan

T: S M Duffy

awkward start, towards rear

50/1

9th

4

(6)

4th Jun 2023

Good

1m 4f 210y

17:07 Listowel

Corbin

11st 0lb

J: Mr D P Nolan

T: S M Duffy

towards rear

100/1

10

29th Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:03 Galway

Corbin

11st 4lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: S M Duffy

Promise earlier in his career but struggling in a string of handicap efforts in recent times and beaten 24l at Gowran latest; new trip and best form on good.

12/1

Form: 0-4

Last run: 125 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Took a step forward from Punchestown debut (caught the eye with how he travelled) to finish fourth at the same venue in May, albeit beaten 21l; place claims at best on hurdling debut.

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1st

7

9th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

20:20 Stratford

Our Dylan

10st 12lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

Off the mark at the 23rd attempt when readily landing a 2m novice handicap hurdle at Hereford last month; the second was running all over the place in the closing stages and the form doesn't appeal as being strong; more needed to defy a 6lb rise.

13/2

1st

6

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 53y

Class 5

16:30 Hereford

Our Dylan

10st 6lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

Longstanding maiden under both codes and was tailed off back from a break in a handicap hurdle at Taunton (20-1).

10/1

10th

13

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

17:10 Taunton

Our Dylan

10st 10lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

0-25 under all codes; kept on for respectable third at Fontwell (2m1f, good to soft) in September but not seen again since; others have more pressing claims.

20/1

Form: 0-7

Last run: 141 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Very hard to fancy on the evidence of what we have seen from her; tongue-strap on now.

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8

10th Feb 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:30 Thurles

Shanylah

11st 6lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Shane Crawley

Tailed off in a trio of starts so far; markedly up in trip for handicap debut and while that might suit, she has a 132-day absence to defy.

12/1

7th

16

1st Oct 2021

Good

2m 0f 0y

13:38 Gowran Park

Shanylah

11st 7lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Shane Crawley

Very hard to fancy on the evidence of what we have seen from her; tongue-strap on now.

200/1

Form: P/0-09

Last run: 84 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Nothing to get excited about so far; best to look elsewhere.

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5

1st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 50y

12:30 Tramore

Naomh Moling

11st 8lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: John O Clifford

raced wide, towards rear

16/1

11th

6

8th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Kilbeggan

Naomh Moling

11st 9lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: John O Clifford

towards rear of midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 2 out, pushed along and weakened approaching last, tailed off

8/1

11th

14

12th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 95y

17:35 Clonmel

Naomh Moling

11st 2lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: John O Clifford

Form: 60/0-

Last run: 436 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Point form and efforts in bumpers have been extremely poor; hard to make a case for with hood on for the first time.

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9th

15

1st Oct 2021

Good

2m 0f 0y

13:38 Gowran Park

Only For Jenny

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Aengus King

Point form and efforts in bumpers have been extremely poor; hard to make a case for with hood on for the first time.

200/1

Form: 08-00

Last run: 13 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Nothing positive to report from four starts; best to look elsewhere.

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12

22nd Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 100y

16:35 Punchestown

Weston Road

11st 2lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Denis W Cullen

prominent, in touch with leaders when nudged along and weakened quickly after 7th, dropped to last when pulled up before 8th

33/1

13

3rd Nov 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 188y

14:50 Thurles

Weston Road

11st 2lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Denis W Cullen

Tailed off or failed to complete nine runs so far including handicap debut latest; tongue-tie now tried.

50/1

Form: 0526

Last run: 55 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Just denied in Roscommon maiden hurdle (2m, soft) in July having made a bold bid from the front; hung left and weakened tamely when just 3-1 at Kilbeggan next time; rated 97 and needs to up his game.

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10

1st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 50y

12:30 Tramore

Gallic Boy

11st 4lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: John O Clifford

in rear, mistake 3rd

20/1

6th

8

4th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 175y

12:45 Tramore

Gallic Boy

11st 4lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: John O Clifford

led, awkward jump 1st, headed 6th, pushed along and lost position 2 out, soon no extra

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Pulled-up in sole point; best watched on Rules debut.

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16th

19

19th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 0y

17:10 Thurles

Kingoftheroses

10st 6lb

J: J J Slevin

T: John Andrew Kinsella

First reserve; pulled up sole point start and tailed off in four maiden hurdles since at huge odds; off 118 days and cheekpieces fitted for handicap debut.

14th

4

21st Nov 2021

Good

2m 4f 0y

13:20 Navan

Kingoftheroses

12st 0lb

J: Michael Doyle

T: John Andrew Kinsella

Well beaten in Gowran maiden hurdles on consecutive days early last month; tailed off since at Clonmel.

100/1

6th

5

28th Oct 2021

Heavy

2m 0f 128y

13:20 Clonmel

Kingoftheroses

12st 0lb

J: Michael Doyle

T: John Andrew Kinsella

Well beaten in Gowran maiden hurdles on consecutive days earlier this month; tongue-tie today; wait for handicaps.

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Twice a winner on the all-weather at Dundalk (1m 2 1/2f); rated 69 in that sphere; certainly has the size to make a hurdler and no surprise should he make his presence felt; monitor market closely.

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11th

5

(2)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Happaugue

9st 7lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

9/1

200/1

Form:

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

No show when 200-1 for Listowel maiden hurdle 11 days ago; looks up against it in first-time hood.

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0

22

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:15 Cork

Miala Araya

10st 6lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Mrs Jayne Hearne

Runner-up over 2m4f at Killarney last year but nothing since in a restricted campaign although wasn't discredited over inadequate 2m at Thurles on recent debut for current yard; others still preferred.

25/1

5th

17

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 101y

15:35 Thurles

Miala Araya

10st 13lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Mrs Jayne Hearne

Runner-up over 24f at Killarney last year but nothing since in a restricted campaign; first start for new yard after three months' break and best watched over inadequate trip.

25/1

10th

14

12th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:55 Kilbeggan

Miala Araya

10st 13lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: M A Cahill

Runner-up at Killarney a year ago but shown nothing in three runs since; tailed off in May and drop to this trip may not help.

33/1

Form: 9

Last run: 39 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Sent off at 50-1 when ninth of 12 in Ballinrobe maiden hurdle (2m2f, good); hard to fancy on the back of that.

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15th

3

1st Oct 2021

Good

2m 0f 0y

13:38 Gowran Park

Delikklemunchkin

12st 0lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Paul W Flynn

Sent off at 50-1 when ninth of 12 in Ballinrobe maiden hurdle (2m2f, good); hard to fancy on the back of that.

100/1

3

22nd Sep 2021

Good

2m 0f 0y

12:40 Listowel

Delikklemunchkin

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Paul W Flynn

Jumped badly when 50-1 chance on debut in a maiden hurdle at Ballinrobe a month ago.

66/1

Form: 4-332

Last run: 1 day

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Seven-time winner on the Flat whose fourth to El Barra in a Fairyhouse maiden hurdle back in April when recording an RPR of 120 makes him interesting here;' slightly disappointing joint-favourite at Kilbeggan in July; runner-up at Clonmel yesterday.

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9

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 45y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Wild Shot

10st 9lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

didn't always jump with fluency, towards rear, weakened after 4 out, detached when mistake 3 out

25/1

13th

6

(4)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Wild Shot

9st 10lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: John C McConnell

midfield

7/1

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Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Wild Shot

SPOTLIGHT:

Lahinch Three

The Irish Sun:

The Greek

POSTDATA:

Wild Shot