December 11 / 14.12 Fairyhouse

14.12 Fairyhouse

Yielding To Soft

Fairyhouse 2022 Annual Pass Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5267.86
  • 2m 7f 110y
  • 18 runners
  • Win time: 6m 20s
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Fairyhouse 2022 Annual Pass Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.70
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 323- BF

Last run: 242 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Placed in all three bumpers last season and could easily make into a much better hurdler for top yard; from a family of stayers.
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3

12th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 3f 0y

13:40 Naas

Hi Ho Phoenix

11st 10lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: W P Mullins

Placed in all three bumpers last season; far too strong for his rivals in a maiden hurdle over a near 3m trip on his hurdling debut at Fairyhouse nine weeks ago; capable staying type but may be vulnerable over this trip in a race of this decent standard.

6/1

1st

8

11th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 110y

14:12 Fairyhouse

Hi Ho Phoenix

11st 6lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Placed in all three bumpers last season and could easily make into a much better hurdler for top yard; from a family of stayers.

5/2

14/1

  • Place: £4.30

Form: 5-327

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Had an excuse last time and 109-rated gelding was placed in two staying maidens on testing ground in May; second runner and main hope for Anthony McCann.
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2nd

11

11th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 110y

14:12 Fairyhouse

Simply Shabra

11st 6lb

J: Jonathan Moore

T: Anthony McCann

Had an excuse last time and 109-rated gelding was placed in two staying maidens on testing ground in May; second runner and main hope for Anthony McCann.

14/1

10

27th Nov 2021

Good

2m 4f 0y

14:46 Fairyhouse

Simply Shabra

11st 0lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Anthony McCann

Placed twice in maidens in May on testing ground; scoped wrong when tailed-off last time; has to improve plenty today.

40/1

7th

4

29th Oct 2021

Soft

2m 6f 110y

12:10 Down Royal

Simply Shabra

12st 0lb

J: Jonathan Moore

T: Anthony McCann

Improved from his hurdling debut when third at 50-1 in Ballinrobe in May (10l behind runner-up Eat The Book); proved that was not a fluke with second at the same venue later that month; faces stiff task against a rival of the calibre of Hollow Games, but should reach the money.

10/1

33/1

  • Place: £8.30

Form: 9

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Cost 82,000Euro as a 3yo; beaten 30l on last month's debut in maiden hurdle at Naas but could improve a fair bit.
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6

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 0y

19:30 Kilbeggan

Cru Bourgeois

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

2

26th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 7f 70y

15:43 Fairyhouse

Cru Bourgeois

11st 13lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

Improved from his debut to finish third in a C&D maiden hurdle but lesser effort when a tailed off fourth at Punchestown last month; less exposed than most though and may improve now handicapping.

10/1

4th

3

17th Jan 2022

Soft

3m 0f 40y

15:00 Punchestown

Cru Bourgeois

12st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

Much better in maidens when stepped up to nearly 3m at Fairyhouse (33-1), game and staying well; RPR of 111 then.

4/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Dual point-to-point winner but out of action since February 2020; likely to be better for this first run under rules.
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10

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:45 Wexford

The Blind Piper

11st 12lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Ms M M Gannon

Dual point winner; fourth beaten 11l on hurdle bow at Fairyhouse in December and bounced back from a lesser effort when returning to that venue in January, filling fourth spot again; was bidding to make all before a bad mistake cost him last time when a beaten 9-4 favourite; sets the standard on form but the drop back in trip isn't guaranteed to suit.

5/4

7th

10

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Fairyhouse

The Blind Piper

12st 0lb

J: Ian Power

T: Ms M M Gannon

Won twice in points; has shown enough over hurdles to suggest he could be in the mix; best two runs at this venue; not much mileage on the clock.

4/1

4th

13

15th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:32 Fairyhouse

The Blind Piper

11st 6lb

J: Ian Power

T: Ms M M Gannon

Dual point winner and not disgraced in a couple of maiden hurdles last month; gradually coming down in trip and one that could outrun his odds.

20/1

Form: 31-7

Last run: 83 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Promising third over this trip on hurdles debut at Thurles last term (runner-up dual hurdles winner since) and won a Punchestown bumper next time; has to leave behind a disappointing run at the Listowel festival but worth another chance; cheekpieces fitted.
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8

5th May 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 70y

18:45 Tipperary

Wall Of Fame

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Dual winner hurdler at up to 3m and respectable effort on his debut over fences at Gowran in March; should come on for that and any rain that falls is likely to be in his favour.

11/4

4th

6

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:20 Gowran Park

Wall Of Fame

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Bumper winner got off the mark over hurdles at Fairyhouse (3m h'cap) in January but was below that form at Punchestown last time off a mark of 121; needs to put that behind him on chasing debut.

8/1

6th

2

23rd Feb 2022

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 100y

14:40 Punchestown

Wall Of Fame

11st 3lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Gordon Elliott

Placed in both point' starts and won a bumper here in March; showed some ability in three maiden hurdles but improved on handicap debut when scoring over this trip at Fairyhouse last month (ran in snatches); 8lb higher today but still respected.

11/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won a point-to-point on yielding ground in May and starts off here for powerful stable.
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5

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Dublin Calling

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Won his point here for Ronald O'Leary; beaten a similar distance in two maiden hurdle runs, the latest over 3m here when tongue-tied; claims.

7/1

3rd

5

17th Jan 2022

Soft

3m 0f 40y

15:00 Punchestown

Dublin Calling

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Winning pointer at Punchestown; 2-1, cut out at Fairyhouse behind Cru Bourgeois for top yard, form of which is a big concern; tongue-tie may help.

6/1

6th

6

11th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 110y

14:12 Fairyhouse

Dublin Calling

11st 6lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Henry De Bromhead

Won a point-to-point on yielding ground in May and starts off here for powerful stable.

5/1

10/1

Form: 2-5

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in a point-to-pointers' bumper last term and was fair fifth to subsequent Grade 2 winner on seasonal/hurdles bow over 2m4f at Navan.
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11

29th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Golas Tiep

10st 6lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: C A McBratney

14/1

10th

7

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

13:55 Limerick

Golas Tiep

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: C A McBratney

8/1

Form: 3

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Placed but beaten huge distance on debut in 2m4f Clonmel maiden hurdle; should fare better with that run under his belt.
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5th

9

14th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 67y

17:25 Roscommon

Siberian Prince

11st 8lb

J: E Walsh

T: Noel Meade

towards rear, not fluent 4th, headway after 4 out, pushed along into midfield before 3 out, not fluent and ridden 3 out, not fluent 2 out, soon no extra

8/1

7th

10

27th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 160y

19:10 Limerick

Siberian Prince

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Noel Meade

Progressive over fences and best effort yet when beaten roughly 7l in a beginners' at Tipperary earlier this month behind a solid yardstick; that's the best form on offer.

16/1

2nd

7

5th May 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 70y

18:45 Tipperary

Siberian Prince

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Noel Meade

Big chasing type but not that quick to come to hand over fences; better effort when a respectable fourth at Kilbeggan last month and probably capable of better.

15/2

Form: 377

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point winner far from disgraced when seventh in both attempts over hurdles but needs more.
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3rd

1

8th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 110y

15:45 Wexford

Bonne Debut

12st 1lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Mark John Scallan

prominent, pressed leader 11th, led 12th, prominent when headed 3 out, soon ridden, disputing second home turn, kept on

4/1

1st

4

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:55 Punchestown

Bonne Debut

11st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Mark John Scallan

Mild promise in maidens; 11s, she looked in need of further in divided Clonmel handicap latest, well-beaten; point winner interesting up in trip.

6/1

4th

2

12th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

19:20 Clonmel

Bonne Debut

11st 13lb

J: Mr T Power Roche

T: Mark John Scallan

OUR TIP

Form: 0-90

Last run: 194 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won a point-to-point last month but twice well beaten over hurdles in May.
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7

30th Jun 2022

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

19:50 Tipperary

Bearwithmenow

11st 7lb

J: Gabi Bourke

T: J P Flavin

midfield, mistake and fell 9th

4/1

9th

14

8th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 110y

15:45 Wexford

Bearwithmenow

10st 7lb

J: Gabi Bourke

T: J P Flavin

always towards rear

20/1

2nd

17

26th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:35 Limerick

Bearwithmenow

11st 1lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: J P Flavin

20/1

Form: 7-509

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Showed more on third hurdles start at Thurles but still beaten 23l and has plenty to find.
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8

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 0y

17:36 Tramore

Winding River

11st 12lb

J: Barry Browne

T: Oliver McKiernan

pressed leader, pecked on landing 5 out, nudged along and every chance when fell heavily 2 out

4/1

3rd

12

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 3f 55y

18:45 Downpatrick

Winding River

11st 12lb

J: Barry Browne

T: Oliver McKiernan

9/2

5th

6

27th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 180y

16:15 Punchestown

Winding River

11st 10lb

J: Barry Browne

T: Oliver McKiernan

Form: 6PP/7

Last run: 9 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Talented Flat horse who won off 83 at Listowel but has since left Willie Mullins and hasn't shown much aptitude for hurdling.
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12th

1

11th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 110y

14:12 Fairyhouse

Rebellito

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Talented Flat horse who won off 83 at Listowel but has since left Willie Mullins and hasn't shown much aptitude for hurdling.

50/1

7th

7

2nd Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

13:30 Clonmel

Rebellito

11st 2lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Ex-French Flat winner; struggled in three hurdle runs for Willie Mullins two seasons ago; ray of hope from his win in a 1m4f handicap at Listowel festival on his penultimate start for Mullins; best watched here on stable debut.

25/1

18th

8

(12)

16th Oct 2021

Good

1m 4f 0y

16:25 Leopardstown

Rebellito

9st 4lb

J: W J Lee

T: W P Mullins

Came good in competitive Listowel handicap last time (1m4f, yielding) when nicely on top at the line; up 6lb for that but still relatively unexposed and open to more improvement.

6/1

Form: 5-

Last run: 262 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fifth in a point-to-pointers' bumper and dead-heated in a point last month; hurdling debut.
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12th

12

19th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:55 Tipperary

Merry Moves

11st 9lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Mrs Grainne M O’Connor

4th

5

1st Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 50y

16:30 Wexford

Merry Moves

11st 7lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Mrs Grainne M O’Connor

3rd

13

10th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 218y

16:10 Thurles

Merry Moves

11st 5lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Mrs Grainne M O’Connor

Decent fourth in a mares' bumper at Limerick at Christmas; soundly beaten at Naas since but has ability and cannot be dismissed.

10/1

Form: P

Last run: 83 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Didn't jump well and was pulled up when 125-1 for Listowel maiden hurdle in September.
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8th

6

27th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 4f 85y

13:35 Gowran Park

Western Lad

11st 12lb

J: Miss P Elvin

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Moderate form in 2 bumpers and in Limerick maiden hurdle over Christmas when none too fluent; can only be watched for now.

50/1

12th

12

28th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

12:55 Limerick

Western Lad

11st 6lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Rank outsider both starts to far (Listowel/Fairyhouse) and hard to see him worrying the best of these.

100/1

13

11th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 110y

14:12 Fairyhouse

Western Lad

11st 6lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Didn't jump well and was pulled up when 125-1 for Listowel maiden hurdle in September.

66/1

Form: 0508/

Last run: 643 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Showed ability in second bumper run but well beaten on both hurdle starts and been off a long time.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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6th

17

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:25 Punchestown

Mise Raftaire

11st 3lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Anthony McCann

Beaten favourite on last three runs; good runs over longer distances at this venue and at Gowran; was staying on when falling two out in 2m Clonmel event nine weeks ago; possible that everything will fall into place for him.

6/1

16

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 5f 61y

18:30 Ballinrobe

Mise Raftaire

11st 3lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Anthony McCann

Second reserve; proving expensive to follow, beaten favourite last 3 starts, though still not out of it when a faller two out at Clonmel last time; one to consider if getting a run.

8

22nd Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:28 Clonmel

Mise Raftaire

11st 3lb

J: Jonathan Moore

T: Anthony McCann

Has run solid races in defeat over 2m4f at Punchestown and Gowran the last twice; however, has weakened late both times and this cut back in trip should help; can go close if this doesn't come too soon.

3/1

Form: 0-

Last run: 279 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
First reserve; well beaten in Leoopardstown maiden hurdle in March; off since and tried in cheekpieces.
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9th

1

14th May 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

20:20 Uttoxeter

Heisenberg

12st 1lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

7

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

15:45 Leopardstown

Heisenberg

11st 4lb

J: E Walsh

T: Noel Meade

Shaped relatively well when 29l-fourth behind Minella Cocooner on second start at Navan; tailed off on other two outings and blinkers now called on for handicap debut; market check.

16/1

13th

5

28th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

12:55 Limerick

Heisenberg

11st 6lb

J: E Walsh

T: Noel Meade

Poor on debut but a step in the right direction at Navan on reappearance, albeit a well held fourth, jumping with a lot more accuracy; getting the hang of things and entitled to come on another notch here.

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; cost 220,000Euros as a 3yo and obviously worth a market check on debut.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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4th

15

2nd Jan 2022

Soft

1m 7f 180y

14:45 Naas

The Flying Spur

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Martin Brassil

Ran no better than okay in a Navan maiden hurdle last month; should improve but others preferred.

33/1

17

11th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 110y

14:12 Fairyhouse

The Flying Spur

11st 6lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Martin Brassil

Second reserve; cost 220,000Euros as a 3yo and obviously worth a market check on debut.

Form: 97

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; modest maiden on Flat and well held in first two outings over hurdles; third reserve.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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13th

13

(11)

11th May 2022

Good

1m 6f 0y

17:25 Gowran Park

Reflectionist

9st 2lb

J: W J Lee

T: David Peter Dunne

19th

19

17th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 4f 130y

14:25 Punchestown

Reflectionist

10st 9lb

J: Jonathan Moore

T: David Peter Dunne

More likely to make his mark now switched to handicap company, having been unable to land a telling blow in maiden hurdles; must step up.

25/1

14th

12

18th Dec 2021

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

12:05 Navan

Reflectionist

11st 9lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: David Peter Dunne

Modest maiden on Flat; well held in first two races over hurdles; perhaps one for handicaps in due course.

100/1

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Payout
Exacta €264.00
Straight Forecast €298.40
Trifecta €7972.00

Selections

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Bonne Debut

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Dublin Calling

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