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13:02 Fairyhouse

Yielding To Soft

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Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.20
  • Place: £1.50

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Bought for 40,000Euros from Eddie and Patrick Harty, having bumped into some smart sorts on the Flat (probably reasonably treated off 66 in that sphere); represents leading connections; one of the more interesting contenders.

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9/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 45

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 9lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Two respectable efforts to start hurdles career, well-held fourth at Punchestown before never-dangerous fifth in Grade 3 here a fortnight ago; that experience a valuable asset but another step forward required.

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10

(11)

3rd May 2023

Soft

1m 6f 0y

17:50 Gowran Park

Scenic Look

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Adrian Murray

Fit from hurdling; stays well on the Flat but out of her depth in a race of this standard with an official rating of 76.

66/1

4th

1

21st Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 50y

16:35 Kilbeggan

Scenic Look

12st 2lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Adrian Murray

midfield

9/2

13

10th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Fairyhouse

Scenic Look

11st 0lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Adrian Murray

2m Flat winner finished off well in 2m mares' event at Limerick last time; probably would prefer a bit further but if they go hard it will help.

16/1

16/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form:

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 9lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Rated 70 on the Flat but failed to set the world alight on recent introduction to hurdling (SP 14-1); needs to build on that.

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7th

1

11th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 5

17:00 Newton Abbot

Saywhatyouwant

12st 0lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

held up in last

16/1

0

5

30th Aug 2023

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

18:50 Uttoxeter

Saywhatyouwant

11st 11lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

C&D winner off today's mark for Donald McCain last October (good ground) but returned from break with two down-the-field Flat runs for Fergal O'Brien in June/July and needs to prove her wellbeing on first run for new trainers.

16/1

7th

3

(4)

3rd Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 3f 99y

Class 5

19:15 Windsor

Saywhatyouwant

9st 12lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Fergal O’Brien

Two wins over hurdles for Donald McCain last year; ran as though needing the race after 204-day break when eighth on stable debut back on the Flat at Doncaster last month; interesting.

12/1

Form: 06

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Gowran Flat handicap winner on soft in October; not a bad effort on recent introduction to hurdling here but more required now.

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14

(7)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:35 Sligo

Astrophysicist

8st 12lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: J A Nash

Sole flat win came over just shy of this trip at Gowran (soft); campaigned more over hurdles of late, notably staying-on fourth when fell last at Naas, just okay run at Tramore latest; 2lb wrong here on flat return.

12/1

4th

13

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

17:10 Tramore

Astrophysicist

11st 1lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: J A Nash

Flat winner is a maiden over hurdles after 17 starts but was staying-on fourth when fell last at Naas last month; that represented a step in the right direction so worth considering here.

15/2

12

10th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 116y

14:17 Naas

Astrophysicist

11st 1lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: J A Nash

Flat winner is a maiden over hurdles after 16 starts; best run in a while at Musselburgh last time but has to build upon that.

20/1

7/1

Form: 743

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Posted RPRs of 101 and 102 (twice) in his trio of hurdles outings so far, including when third here last time; solid sort probably vulnerable to an unexposed improver but should give his running and be thereabouts again.

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5th

1

21st Nov 2023

Good

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:15 Hereford

Vocito

12st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Eoin Doyle

Irish raider who has very modest 1-34 career strike-rate and has largely been out of form this year; belied 66-1 odds when keeping on to snatch second in recent Thurles beginners' chase (2m2f, soft) but his overall profile remains unconvincing.

9/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Zoffany gelding rated 64 on the Flat for Jessica Harrington; sent hurdling after switch to another top yard; follow leads.

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0

3

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 175y

15:45 Punchestown

Baron Wild

11st 11lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Denis W Cullen

in touch with leaders

33/1

10th

12

(22)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

16:30 Navan

Baron Wild

9st 2lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Denis W Cullen

towards rear

50/1

12th

8

(3)

28th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 4f 15y

17:10 Bellewstown

Baron Wild

9st 4lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Denis W Cullen

midfield

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

78-rated Flat maiden winner for Jessica Harrington is interesting on hurdles/stable bow for respected outfit; half-brother opened hurdles account in recent months for Colin Tizzard; follow leads.

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6

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

13:40 Ffos Las

Privilege

11st 5lb

J: James Turner

T: Sheila Lewis

held up in rear, struggling 5th, weakened after 6th, tailed off when pulled up 3 out

8/1

9th

9

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 56y

13:30 Punchestown

Privilege

11st 7lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Peter Fahey

Smart form when runner-up to the very useful Icare Allen in a maiden hurdle at Leopardstown in December 2021; off for a year and has failed to convince since making his return 12 months ago.

14/1

5th

2

21st Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 150y

17:55 Wexford

Privilege

11st 12lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Peter Fahey

Smart form when runner-up to Icare Allen in December 2021; struggled in four runs since returning this winter; first-time blinkers need to spark a revival.

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Progressive in Flat handicaps (now rated 84) and could well make into capable hurdler for top team; may prefer further in time; respected.

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5th

1

22nd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

14:30 Hexham

Celestial Horizon

12st 1lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Ben Haslam

Dual Flat (at up to 1m6f) and dual hurdles winner (at up to 2m1f) when trained in Ireland; well beaten in all nine starts for this trainer and plummeting in the handicap; new headgear now tried (has won in blinkers); watching brief advised unless market vibes strong.

9/1

8th

6

22nd Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 3

17:00 Sedgefield

Celestial Horizon

10st 12lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Ben Haslam

His mark continues to tumble and he's worth a market check, but he was pulled up in summer 2022 on his final three runs for Joseph O'Brien and his struggles have continued for this yard.

16/1

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

No Nay Never gelding an interesting recruit to this sphere; never raced for Aidan O'Brien after being bought for 230,000Euros as yearling; first foal out of Australian 1m winner, herself a sister to Australian 7f Group 3 winner Kanzan; difficult to assess.

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9th

7

11th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:02 Fairyhouse

Irish Trip

11st 2lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: J Halley

No Nay Never gelding an interesting recruit to this sphere; never raced for Aidan O'Brien after being bought for 230,000Euros as yearling; first foal out of Australian 1m winner, herself a sister to Australian 7f Group 3 winner Kanzan; difficult to assess.

16/1

20

5th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 0f 0y

11:40 Cork

Irish Trip

11st 2lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: J Halley

Second reserve; Ballydoyle cast-off having cost 230,000Euro as a yearling; best watched.

Form: P

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Likeable profile for William Haggas, rated 71 on the Flat and bought for 30,000gns recently; pulled up after saddle slipped on last week's debut over hurdles (sent off 66-1 on that occasion); worth watching.

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11

16th Apr 2023

Soft

1m 7f 22y

17:10 Tramore

Just Jacob

11st 5lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Dual hurdles winner, rated 104; nothing yet in three attempts chasing albeit stiff task on latest; sights lowered here for handicap debut but hard to be confident in.

10/1

7th

10

19th Dec 2022

Frozen

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Punchestown

Just Jacob

11st 6lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

novicey jumping, towards rear, not fluent 5th, dropped to rear 6th, no extra from 3 out, tailed off

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 9lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Last seen in August winning Yarmouth median auction maiden for Hugo Palmer on second start (ran to RPR of 72); picked up for 13,000gns to join this team and now makes hurdles debut; market check advised.

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4

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

18:08 Tramore

Queenie Newall

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Big chance on Leopardstown third to close out two seasons ago; not at that level this year, albeit not disgraced; quite eye-catching she is finally back at 2m; each-way chance.

14/1

7th

5

8th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:30 Bellewstown

Queenie Newall

11st 11lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Flat winner in UK; went close at Leopardstown last year off a similar mark and has returned with two respectable efforts; should go well.

10/1

8th

11

19th May 2023

Good

2m 2f 165y

17:30 Downpatrick

Queenie Newall

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Flat winner in UK; went close at Leopardstown last year and it wasn't a bad return over C&D last month; should have improved from that and a player today.

9/2

50/1

Form: 9U

Last run: 49 days

W: 10st 9lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Unseated early as 100-1 shot on hurdles debut at Galway seven weeks ago; others preferred.

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9th

18

(5)

24th May 2022

Yielding

1m 1f 100y

16:50 Gowran Park

Speedy Pix

8st 8lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: T G McCourt

First reserve; poor maiden, very hard to fancy.

Form: P

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Fetched 26,000gns at recent horses-in-training sale from Marcus Tregoning, rated 77 on the level; pulled up as 50-1 shot on last week's Cork hurdles bow and hard to have confidence now; one of four possible runners for the trainer.

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17th

21

(13)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Halcyon Spirit

8st 13lb

J: Abbie Murphy

T: J Motherway

Third reserve; Dundalk winner; ran okay in a claimer here in September but poor runs since for John McConnell; debuts for James Motherway here.

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Sent off 300-1 on sole Dundalk start when down the field and reportedly hung right; best watched.

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5

11th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:02 Fairyhouse

Equatorial Ridge

11st 2lb

J: Jonathan Moore

T: Anthony McCann

Sent off 300-1 on sole Dundalk start when down the field and reportedly hung right; best watched.

40/1

21

23rd Nov 2021

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:00 Punchestown

Equatorial Ridge

11st 2lb

J: Barry Browne

T: Anthony McCann

Massive price when in rear at Dundalk on only Flat start; one to rule out; first reserve.

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

First reserve; rated 72 on the Flat after some solid enough maiden runs in good company, although latest Dundalk outing wasn't anything like as encouraging; picked up by leading connections for 15,000Euros last month and now makes hurdles bow; follow leads.

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No Results Found

Form:

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 9lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Second reserve; ordinary Flat form (rated 50 in that sphere) but tailed off on recent hurdles bow; best watched for now.

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7th

9

(7)

4th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Seen It In Colour

9st 4lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Anthony McCann

Tailed off in three runs over hurdles this winter and only minor promise in five runs on the Flat previously; best watched for now; wears first-time blinkers.

40/1

16th

17

30th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 156y

14:40 Naas

Seen It In Colour

11st 2lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Anthony McCann

Might be capable of winning low-grade handicaps on the Flat; tailed off at huge prices in two runs over hurdles.

100/1

19

31st Dec 2021

Heavy

1m 7f 120y

12:45 Punchestown

Seen It In Colour

10st 9lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Anthony McCann

Modest maiden on the Flat and tailed off in both outings over hurdles.

200/1

Form:

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Third reserve; 48-rated Flat performer needs a big step forward from what he showed on hurdles debut last week.

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11th

12

(5)

30th Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 5f 29y

16:25 Sligo

Dixon Line

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Adrian Sexton

Precious little over hurdles of late although did run well in a couple of late-season Flat handicaps last year off this lowly mark.

25/1

3

6th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:40 Leopardstown

Dixon Line

11st 12lb

J: Alan King

T: Adrian Sexton

Rated only 80 and has a mountain to climb; 13th at Wexford yesterday.

200/1

13th

17

5th Mar 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:50 Wexford

Dixon Line

10st 0lb

J: Alan King

T: Adrian Sexton

midfield

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Celestial Horizon

POSTDATA:

Scenic Look

The Irish Sun:

Celestial Horizon