December 02 / 12.30 Clonmel

12.30 Clonmel

Yielding To Soft

Kilsheelan Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5267.86
  • 2m 0f 43y
  • 19 runners
  • Win time: 4m 16s
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Kilsheelan Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.30
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 4F-0

Last run: 26 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Had the race in the bag when falling at the last in a Limerick maiden hurdle in March; should come on for his reappearance at Naas last month and be a danger to all.
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Verdict Starting price

4th

7

18th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 160y

14:59 Cork

Whiskeywealth

10st 10lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Young son of Yeats who won maiden hurdle; definite scope off this mark chasing but lacks experience.

14/1

3rd

7

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 1f 160y

16:15 Limerick

Whiskeywealth

11st 12lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Won a maiden hurdle at Clonmel in December and a bit of promise in a couple of chase starts on his last two outings; plenty to find on form but better each-way claims than a few of these.

7/1

6th

10

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:15 Clonmel

Whiskeywealth

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Won a 2m maiden hurdle at this venue in December; lesser effort in a novice at Limerick last month; started over fences quite brightly with a third placing at Fairyhouse last month.

10/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 0-665

Last run: 12 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Progressive in maiden hurdles; not disgraced behind Uhtred at Naas and would have been much closer at Gowran last time but for some novicey jumping; sets a reasonable standard in a very weak race and looks the one to beat.
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7

8th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 103y

Class 1

14:20 Aintree

Salamanca Bay

11st 4lb

J: M P Fogarty

T: Jonathan Fogarty

Opened his account in Thurles maiden (yielding) last month, scoring by a very wide margin and showing improved form; however, has much more on his plate in these markedly deeper waters.

50/1

1st

8

10th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 98y

15:00 Thurles

Salamanca Bay

11st 4lb

J: M P Fogarty

T: Jonathan Fogarty

Went close when beaten 1l at Clonmel on his penultimate start and only beaten 11l when fifth of 26 in a novice handicap hurdle at Leopardstown since; interesting back in a maiden but will need a career best.

4/1

5th

14

26th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Salamanca Bay

10st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Jonathan Fogarty

Has showed a fair standard of form in maidens; second in a weak contest at Clonmel last time; this is a lot tougher.

20/1

12/1

  • Place: £5.00

Form: 57-0

Last run: 19 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Mid-division but not beaten far in a Punchestown maiden hurdle last month; could get into the shake-up.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3rd

9

10th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 70y

15:22 Tramore

Old Soul

10st 13lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

4th

2

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:10 Limerick

Old Soul

11st 11lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

Unplaced in two bumpers; stepped up from hurdling debut when 10l third at Clonmel at Clonmel; not as good last time, but possibly has more potential for improvement than most of these rivals.

8/1

8th

12

8th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:03 Cork

Old Soul

12st 0lb

Unplaced in two bumpers; stepped up from hurdling debut when 10l third at Clonmel last month; this looks a slightly stronger race, but could reach the money with further improvement on the cards.

12/1

Form: 65F-84

Last run: 154 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Decent effort when a weakening fourth in a Tipperary maiden hurdle in July when last seen; drop back to 2m might well suit and will be okay on the ground; each-way claims.
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2nd

6

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 3f 55y

18:45 Downpatrick

Majavango

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

25/1

14

6th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 55y

19:20 Downpatrick

Majavango

12st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Thomas Gibney

8th

7

22nd Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

15:30 Navan

Majavango

11st 10lb

J: Colin Halpin

T: Thomas Gibney

Yet to hit the frame in seven starts and really struggled since handicapping; got no further than the opening flight when unseating latest; back up in trip here.

100/1

OUR TIP

Form: 00-8B

Last run: 16 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Was running okay when brought down two out at Limerick two weeks ago; claims in a poor race.
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9

9th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 3f 165y

16:15 Fairyhouse

Barncroft

11st 3lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Gordon Elliott

Ordinary form overall although ran quite well in an ordinary maiden hurdle at Naas in December; probably a staying type; cheekpieces tried here and interesting in his first handicap.

12/1

3rd

3

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

2m 2f 187y

12:15 Naas

Barncroft

12st 0lb

J: Davy Russell

T: Gordon Elliott

Left all his previous form behind when fifth of 16 in a maiden hurdle at Clonmel earlier in the month; room for improvement in the jumping department and may need more again here back up in trip but one to be interested in here in a weak event.

11/4

5th

1

2nd Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:30 Clonmel

Barncroft

12st 0lb

J: Davy Russell

T: Gordon Elliott

Was running okay when brought down two out at Limerick two weeks ago; claims in a poor race.

7/2

Form: R4-847

Last run: 18 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Not disgraced in a pair of maiden hurdles here and at Cork last twice but more needed.
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4th

10

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 5f 0y

13:40 Limerick

Problem Solver

11st 2lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Augustine Leahy

Beaten in excess of 40l in eighth over 2m3f at this track on handicap debut; perhaps worth noting he was sent off at single-figure odds then, may do better.

12/1

8th

11

29th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

15:40 Limerick

Problem Solver

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Augustine Leahy

Handicap debutant stepped up quite an amount when sixth at Clonmel (2m); locally-trained gelding could be on a lenient enough mark and is well worth a close look.

16/1

6th

7

2nd Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:30 Clonmel

Problem Solver

12st 0lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Augustine Leahy

Not disgraced in a pair of maiden hurdles here and at Cork last twice but more needed.

20/1

Form: 009

Last run: 12 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Ran better than his finishing position at Gowran last month (behind Salamanca Bay); likely to be capable of better.
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3rd

4

11th Jun 2022

Good

2m 1f 65y

14:20 Downpatrick

Uncle Gerhard

11st 9lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

pressed leader, not fluent 1st, led narrowly after 4 out, joined after 3 out, headed after 2 out, soon ridden, no chance with winner then lost second run-in

3/1

2nd

12

12th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 95y

17:35 Clonmel

Uncle Gerhard

11st 5lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

28

28th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 40y

15:40 Punchestown

Uncle Gerhard

10st 5lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Form: 64-0

Last run: 62 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Reasonable fourth in a Thurles bumper in March; found life tough in a Listed bumper and a Flat maiden at Gowran; hard to assess.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

10

7th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

14:35 Cork

Miranda Priestly

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

12/1

5th

10

21st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 30y

16:45 Kilbeggan

Miranda Priestly

11st 5lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

19

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Cork

Miranda Priestly

11st 7lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Form: 759-44

Last run: 49 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Showed some bumper ability and stepped up on that despite racing keenly in a Tramore maiden hurdle in October; respected.
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9th

8

2nd Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:30 Clonmel

Rathgearan

12st 0lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Anthony Mullins

Showed some bumper ability and stepped up on that despite racing keenly in a Tramore maiden hurdle in October; respected.

11/2

25/1

Form: 467

Last run: 39 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Showed ability on his hurdles debut at Listowel in September; well beaten on returning to flights at Wexford in October; needs this for a handicap mark.
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11th

1

30th Jun 2022

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

19:50 Tipperary

Ocojohn

12st 0lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Thomas Cooper

in rear, ridden and some headway from 4 out, no impression home straight

9/1

3rd

2

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 30y

19:56 Tramore

Ocojohn

11st 13lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Thomas Cooper

took keen hold, midfield on outer, lost position and towards rear 3rd, headway after 6th, going okay when prominent after 3 out, shaken up before 2 out, outpaced approaching last, ridden and rallied run-in, kept on

20/1

Form: P-P0

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Has shown no ability in three starts, one for her current trainer; makes no appeal; tried in a hood here.
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8th

16

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Tramore

Union Rock

10st 12lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Padraig Butler

Started her career with Mouse Morris; maiden form is unappealing; makes handicap debut.

50/1

11th

16

2nd Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:30 Clonmel

Union Rock

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Padraig Butler

Has shown no ability in three starts, one for her current trainer; makes no appeal; tried in a hood here.

66/1

12th

17

14th Nov 2021

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:20 Cork

Union Rock

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Padraig Butler

Pulled up in two maiden hurdles so far; new yard; off 178 days.

150/1

Form: -0465U

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Ran okay in a couple of handicap hurdles at Kilbeggan and Bellewstown during the summer for Jessica Harrington; unseated early on his stable debut at Thurles last week; others preferred.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

2

10th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Tramore

Champagne Izzy

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Paul Tobin

Rated only 82 and has loads to find in this company; tongue-tie on.

40/1

10th

12

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

16:15 Naas

Champagne Izzy

11st 1lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Paul Tobin

Poor in three starts for this yard but has a squeak if returning to the level of respectable old form for Jessica Harrington.

20/1

12th

12

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

1m 7f 180y

13:25 Naas

Champagne Izzy

11st 10lb

J: Mr M J Sweeney

T: Paul Tobin

Ran respectably in handicaps on a few occasions for Jessica Harrington but was below that level in a Clonmel maiden for this yard last time; has to improve.

50/1

Form: 506

Last run: 18 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Little to recommend from two bumpers and a maiden hurdle; others preferred; blinkers tried here.
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13th

9

2nd Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:30 Clonmel

Remembergenteljack

12st 0lb

J: Mr A P Fahey

T: P G Fahey

Little to recommend from two bumpers and a maiden hurdle; others preferred; blinkers tried here.

33/1

6th

6

14th Nov 2021

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 80y

14:40 Punchestown

Remembergenteljack

12st 0lb

J: Mr A P Fahey

T: P G Fahey

Tailed off on debut and beaten 20l in a Thurles bumper since; others preferred.

33/1

Form: 5-440

Last run: 5 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Showed ability in bumpers but jumped poorly on his hurdles debut at Fairyhouse on Saturday; others preferred.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

8

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Fairyhouse

Magnetic Pulse

12st 0lb

J: Richard Condon

T: P A Fahy

Minor promise in bumpers but no sign that he is improving; two poor runs over hurdles.

33/1

11th

11

26th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:30 Leopardstown

Magnetic Pulse

11st 11lb

J: Mr E Mahon

T: P A Fahy

Showed some ability in three bumper starts before being well held in two maiden hurdles; likely to find several too strong again.

50/1

14th

3

2nd Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:30 Clonmel

Magnetic Pulse

12st 0lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: P A Fahy

Showed ability in bumpers but jumped poorly on his hurdles debut at Fairyhouse on Saturday; others preferred.

25/1

14/1

Form: 57-5

Last run: 62 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Mildly progressive in three runs, including on his hurdles debut at Gowran last month; each-way shout.
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10th

2

(4)

16th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 7f 0y

20:20 Leopardstown

Corbin

11st 7lb

J: Mr J Younge

T: S M Duffy

dwelt start, always towards rear, never dangerous

25/1

3rd

6

(6)

5th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 210y

17:10 Listowel

Corbin

11st 0lb

J: Mr J Younge

T: S M Duffy

held up in behind leaders, dropped to rear after 1f, headway and pressed leaders going okay towards far side over 2f out, went third when ridden under 2f out, no extra final 110yds

4/1

15th

9

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:03 Limerick

Corbin

11st 7lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: S M Duffy

Very lightly raced 8yo should some promise on hurdles bow at Gowran last autumn but two moderate runs afterwards; probably best watched on handicap debut.

25/1

Form: 0-80

Last run: 19 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
No impression in a pair of maiden hurdles at Gowran and Punchestown; may do better with a handicap mark.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

9

18th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Cork

The Niffler

11st 10lb

J: E O’Connell

T: Eamonn O’Connell

Perhaps more effective on the testing terrain he encountered the last twice but unexposed hold-up horse in great nick and has to be respected; pace should suit.

6/1

3rd

3

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Wexford

The Niffler

11st 9lb

J: E O’Connell

T: Eamonn O’Connell

Improved in his last two outings and off the mark at Punchestown last time, seemingly relishing a step up in trip; return to 2m is a concern and he's been given an 8lb rise.

4/1

1st

1

23rd Feb 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 100y

15:50 Punchestown

The Niffler

12st 0lb

J: E O’Connell

T: Eamonn O’Connell

Four hurdle runs, including when beaten 18l in a Cork novice race last time; makes handicap debut off a stiff enough mark for what he has achieved; check market anyway.

16/1

Form: 59-60

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
First reserve; showed ability in a pair of maiden hurdles at Naas and Clonmel; of interest if getting a run.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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1st

2

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Tramore

Bridge Street

12st 0lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: E J O’Grady

Half-sister to the talented The Real Article, winner of nine races; has to enter calculations in a weak race following C&D third on her second handicap start; tongue-tie on now.

3/1

3rd

7

9th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 0f 50y

13:05 Tramore

Bridge Street

11st 5lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: E J O’Grady

Showed potential in maidens but no show on handicap bow at Limerick; still early days and stable going well.

10/1

17

2nd Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:30 Clonmel

Bridge Street

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: E J O’Grady

First reserve; showed ability in a pair of maiden hurdles at Naas and Clonmel; of interest if getting a run.

Form: 500-

Last run: 245 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; was novicey but ran well in a Gowran maiden hurdle in March; well beaten twice since.
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14th

17

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Fairyhouse

Royal Sage

12st 0lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

First reserve; two poor runs last season after a reasonably encouraging debut fifth at Gowran.

20

6th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 164y

12:50 Clonmel

Royal Sage

12st 0lb

J: Ben Kennedy

T: P J Rothwell

Second reserve; was novicey but ran well in a Gowran maiden hurdle in March; well beaten twice since.

18

2nd Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:30 Clonmel

Royal Sage

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: P J Rothwell

Second reserve; was novicey but ran well in a Gowran maiden hurdle in March; well beaten twice since.

Form: 0-9500

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; well beaten last twice and makes little appeal.
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14

12th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 95y

16:30 Clonmel

Taxi Rank

10st 13lb

J: Mr J P Berry

T: J A Berry

2nd

13

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Tramore

Taxi Rank

10st 11lb

J: Mr J P Berry

T: J A Berry

2nd

15

22nd Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 112y

14:18 Clonmel

Taxi Rank

11st 5lb

J: Mr J P Berry

T: J A Berry

Best of five maiden hurdle runs so far was when fifth on good ground at Tramore last August; will need to show improvement in a first-time hood

14/1

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Exacta €216.00
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