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15:22 Fairyhouse

Yielding To Soft

Irish Stallion Farms EBF 4-Y-O Fillies INH Flat Race

  • Prize money: £5794.64
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 13 runners
  • Win time: 4m 3s
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Irish Stallion Farms EBF 4-Y-O Fillies INH Flat Race

Runners: 17 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

11/4 (Won)

  • Win: £3.30
  • Place: £1.80

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Soldier Of Fortune filly cost 54,000Euros at three; half-sister to six-time jumps winner Treshnish and several Flat winners; significant that Jamie Codd rides her instead of stablemate Chernikova who has already shown useful form.

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4th

2

5th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 150y

13:10 Leopardstown

Liberty Dance

11st 9lb

J: Davy Russell

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, headway going okay home turn, keeping on when pushed along on near side of group before last, went fourth when ridden but no extra after last, kept on

3/1

1st

4

18th Dec 2022

Frozen

1m 7f 111y

14:14 Thurles

Liberty Dance

10st 11lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Gordon Elliott

Justified odds-on favouritism in a maiden hurdle here two weeks ago and did so in emphatic fashion; has 4l to find on The Model Kingdom from a clash last month at Down Royal but that was her hurdling debut; in receipt of 4lb here and it would come as no surprise if she were able to reverse that form.

6/4

1st

4

1st Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 199y

14:32 Thurles

Liberty Dance

11st 7lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Smart bumper form last season, Fairyhouse and Naas wins sandwiching an even better effort when close third in Grade 2 mares' contest at Leopardstown; pitched in at Grade 3 level on hurdles debut last month at Down Royal, running well for long way before tiring approaching the last; drops to maiden company here and major player.

7/2

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7/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 6

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Attracted the attention of the stewards on debut after making late headway in maiden hurdle at Cork last month and top amateur booked; could take a big step forward.

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1st

2

7th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

19:58 Wexford

Clairmc

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear, headway 4 out, went third before 2 out, nudged along challenging after 2 out, ridden after last, ran on well to lead final strides

5/2

1st

1

20th Jun 2023

Good

2m 3f 170y

14:47 Wexford

Clairmc

12st 0lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gavin Cromwell

Placed in bumpers and over hurdles (0-13 overall); made an encouraging start over fences when second at Tramore, though beaten 16l; may be able to confirm form with third-placed Must Be Dreaming who had the benefit of previous chase experience.

6/1

2nd

9

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

17:20 Tramore

Clairmc

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Placed in bumpers and over hurdles (0-13 overall); peak form commands respect at this level should she take to fences.

10/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 36

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Has twice acquitted herself well behind smart type The Model Kingdom including when sixth in a Listed race at Navan last time and is worthy of consideration.

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4th

4

20th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 2

15:00 Ayr

Ottizzini

10st 13lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: S R B Crawford

Comfortably won Musselburgh novice (3m, good to soft) in February and went close in Listed mares' novice at Doncaster (3m, soft) last time; jumped to the right on that most recent start and she's again going left-handed today, but she's entitled to respect on her first handicap start.

9/1

2nd

1

2nd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 84y

Class 1

15:10 Doncaster

Ottizzini

11st 3lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: S R B Crawford

Just 2-9 over hurdles but is unexposed as a stayer; returned to form at Musselburgh (good to soft) four weeks ago, proving suited by the step up to 3m and scoring by 6l; may have more to offer at this trip and holds major claims even with 3lb penalty.

7/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Shirocco filly from the family of Nick Dundee; debutante for shrewd yard and market will be a guide.

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11th

7

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Katherine

11st 10lb

J: Harry Sexton

T: Adrian Sexton

prominent

14/1

Form: 24

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second in slowly-run Galway bumper on debut but well held behind smart winner at Down Royal last time.

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3rd

10

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 55y

16:45 Downpatrick

Cocoplum

11st 5lb

J: A P Heskin

T: C A McBratney

Pick of hurdles form when runner-up (possibly flattered) in Down Royal conditions event in May (3m, yielding); has struggled in handicaps off revised mark and now switches to fences.

14/1

5th

5

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:05 Down Royal

Cocoplum

11st 10lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: C A McBratney

Now 0-10 hurdling, career-best when C&D second in conditions event in May (yielding); well held in Wexford handicaps since however.

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Debutante by Leading Light is from the family of Long Run; another who is worth a market check.

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0

11

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

13:30 Limerick

Light Parade

11st 5lb

J: Daniel King

T: W J Burke

towards rear, fell 4th

10/1

4th

12

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 175y

15:45 Punchestown

Light Parade

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: W J Burke

midfield

13/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

First reserve; Walk In The Park filly; dam unraced half-sister to bumper and useful jumps winner Belmount.

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7th

15

11th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:22 Fairyhouse

My True Blue

11st 9lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: W J Burke

First reserve; Walk In The Park filly; dam unraced half-sister to bumper and useful jumps winner Belmount.

Form: 28

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Second at Killarney on debut and creditable mid-division finish in Cheltenham Listed event last month on first run for Matt Smith; hooded now and merits respect.

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7th

11

(11)

18th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

13:35 Dundalk (AW)

Fairy Tree

9st 7lb

J: W J Lee

T: Matthew J Smith

Second in a Killarney bumper for John Murphy in 2021; has done little of note since; jumped badly and tailed off in a handicap hurdle at Thurles in November; very hard to fancy.

20/1

13th

9

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 33y

15:10 Thurles

Fairy Tree

11st 9lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Matthew J Smith

Second in a Killarney bumper for John Murphy in 2021 but only bits and pieces of form since; well beaten in a Navan maiden hurdle latest and not easy to fancy.

33/1

12th

16

13th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

11:45 Navan

Fairy Tree

11st 5lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Matthew J Smith

Second in a Killarney bumper last year for John Murphy; has failed to build on that; ordinary form in bumpers and over hurdles this year

50/1

Form: 3-3 BF

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third in maiden hurdle at Limerick in April and, more recently, a bumper at Thurles: cheekpieces tried on one of two runners with chances for Gordon Elliott but Jamie Codd prefers newcomer Liberty Dance.

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11th

3

31st Jan 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 70y

14:20 Punchestown

Chernikova

11st 9lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Third in a maiden hurdle at Limerick before she was a beaten favourite in a Thurles bumper; tailed off at Fairyhouse in a mares' bumper since; that was too bad to be true and may progress back up in trip over hurdles.

7/1

9th

2

11th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:22 Fairyhouse

Chernikova

11st 9lb

J: Ms L O’Neill

T: Gordon Elliott

Third in maiden hurdle at Limerick in April and, more recently, a bumper at Thurles: cheekpieces tried on one of two runners with chances for Gordon Elliott but Jamie Codd prefers newcomer Liberty Dance.

13/2

Form: 5

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fair fifth on bumper debut at Limerick last month but looks up against it in this company.

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8th

3

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:10 Leopardstown

Space Tourist

11st 3lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

Atoned for odds-on Listowel defeat when scoring at Limerick; looked effective on good ground early season, but handled heavy at Limerick; Paul Townend deserts her.

10/1

1st

5

21st Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 6f 150y

15:15 Limerick

Space Tourist

10st 9lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

chased clear leader, lost second halfway, went second again going easily after 3 out, led before 2 out, shaken up approaching last, ridden and kept on well run-in

7/2

2nd

4

17th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Listowel

Space Tourist

11st 0lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Managed to overcome a tendency to jump left to win at Limerick and Kilbeggan; jumped terribly at Galway but was still there with a chance when losing all chance two out; should be much better suited going left-handed here and a major contender.

6/4

Form: 2

Last run: 217 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Narrowly beaten by subsequent Listed-placed filly on Cork debut in April; another for the shortlist.

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6th

4

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

13:45 Down Royal

Skinnider

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Martin Hassett

Won at Cork last April off 7lb lower but has been below that level last twice and needs to return to her best.

11/1

8th

29

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Skinnider

10st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Martin Hassett

midfield

6th

8

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

14:45 Cork

Skinnider

10st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Martin Hassett

Big price when beating today's rival McGrath From Clune over C&D in April; showed that was not a fluke whn third over 2m4f here in May; absent since then.

8/1

Form: 80

Last run: 142 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fair debut effort at Cork but beaten 53l last time at Limerick and has changed stables since.

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1st

12

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 194y

16:20 Sligo

Athagabhain

11st 2lb

J: Mr H E Sexton

T: Adrian Sexton

in touch with leaders, went second after 3rd, led before 4th, faced challenge 3 out, pushed along approaching last, ridden out final 110yds

16/1

16th

9

(13)

30th Jun 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

18:40 Curragh

Athagabhain

9st 6lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: Adrian Sexton

took keen hold, prominent, lost ground and midfield after 3f

50/1

6th

10

(7)

4th Jun 2023

Good

1m 4f 210y

17:07 Listowel

Athagabhain

10st 9lb

J: Mr H E Sexton

T: Adrian Sexton

towards rear of midfield

150/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Closely related to bumper winner Too Falutin; best watched on debut under inexperienced claimer.

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3

6th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 164y

12:20 Clonmel

Comedy Of Ice

11st 1lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: E J O’Grady

Pulled up a long way out when 40-1 for her debut in a Fairyhouse bumper last month; hard to recommend.

100/1

5

11th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:22 Fairyhouse

Comedy Of Ice

11st 9lb

J: Ms K L Derwin

T: E J O’Grady

Closely related to bumper winner Too Falutin; best watched on debut under inexperienced claimer.

20/1

Form: 5

Last run: 85 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Beaten 23l when fifth of eight to useful type on Downpatrick debut in September.

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7

11th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:22 Fairyhouse

Grandy Light

11st 9lb

J: Mr O McGill

T: Gerald Stephen Quinn

Beaten 23l when fifth of eight to useful type on Downpatrick debut in September.

20/1

5th

8

17th Sep 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 165y

15:55 Downpatrick

Grandy Light

11st 7lb

J: Mr P Rogan

T: Gerald Stephen Quinn

Filly is by a top-class stayer who has had a number of winners from his early crops; unraced dam is a half-sister to this year's Midlands National winner Time To Get Up amongst other NH winners; local yard; check market.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Newcomer by Power is closely related to a bumper winner and is a half-sister to some smart Flat winners including a horse that scored at Group 3 level in Australia.

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8th

12

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 115y

16:35 Tipperary

Russellsbelle

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Con McSweeney

led, headed before 2 out, soon weakened

7/1

3rd

12

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 130y

14:40 Tramore

Russellsbelle

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Con McSweeney

Some bumper promise and went close on last season's reappearance at Tipperary; however, was then tailed off in a bumper and hasn't been seen for 323 days; likely best watched debuting for new yard.

20/1

Form: 07

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Second reserve; well beaten in two starts over hurdles and not a viable contender.

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10th

6

31st Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 2f 0y

15:00 Punchestown

Coolaney Express

11st 11lb

J: Paul Cawley

T: P A Fahy

Well beaten in a couple of maiden hurdles and very much an outsider on that evidence.

100/1

16

11th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:22 Fairyhouse

Coolaney Express

11st 9lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: P A Fahy

Second reserve; well beaten in two starts over hurdles and not a viable contender.

7th

7

22nd Oct 2021

Yielding

3m 1f 150y

15:05 Sligo

Coolaney Express

10st 12lb

J: Sarah Kavanagh

T: P A Fahy

Shantou filly unable to go the pace from an early stage on recent Gowran debut, well beaten; may need more time.

66/1

Form:

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; tailed off on debut in Naas bumper last month; tongue-tied now.

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14th

22

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:10 Punchestown

Bella Be Good

10st 11lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Edward Cawley

in touch with leaders

33/1

8th

6

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Bella Be Good

10st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Edward Cawley

Not beaten far in a handicap hurdle at Navan last month but others look more likely.

33/1

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Straight Forecast €170.80
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Clairmc

The Irish Sun:

Liberty Dance

RP Ratings (IRE):

Fairy Tree

POSTDATA:

Chernikova