December 16 / 13.25 Naas

13.25 Naas

Yielding

John Thomas McNamara Series (Q.R.) Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5531.25
  • 1m 7f 180y
  • 28 runners
  • Win time: 4m 7s
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John Thomas McNamara Series (Q.R.) Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 28 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

OUR TIP

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.00
  • Place: £2.40

Form: 05932P

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Has run respectably in a number of handicaps (2m-2m4f) recently but pulled-up as if something was amiss at Punchestown last time; has to rebound but a chance if he does.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

16

12th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 95y

17:35 Clonmel

Saga Aravis

11st 2lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Paul Nolan

4th

8

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:03 Limerick

Saga Aravis

11st 9lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Paul Nolan

Steady improver of late, winning at Naas and better form since in defeat, latest when just denied at Wexford, showing good attitude; 3lb higher here and back on quicker ground so needs to improve again.

7/1

2nd

9

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Wexford

Saga Aravis

11st 0lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

Improving steadily this term and got off the mark when dropped back to 2m at Naas in December; might have finished closer without a mistake at the last at Gowran last time and only nudged up another 1lb; unproven on ground this testing.

5/1

33/1

  • Place: £9.80

Form: -00008

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Best effort came last time on second handicap start when was beaten 19l at Thurles; needs more off 2lb lower.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

19

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

1m 7f 180y

13:25 Naas

Mahler Storm

11st 8lb

J: Mr T P Harney

T: J P Dempsey

Best effort came last time on second handicap start when was beaten 19l at Thurles; needs more off 2lb lower.

33/1

8th

13

25th Nov 2021

Good

1m 7f 188y

15:10 Thurles

Mahler Storm

11st 4lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: J P Dempsey

Poor form in maiden hurdles and no improvement when tailed off on handicap debut earlier this month.

40/1

12th

4

2nd Nov 2021

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

15:45 Fairyhouse

Mahler Storm

11st 8lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: J P Dempsey

Poor maiden form; chance not obvious but may improve and is respected as a half-sister to the useful Templehills, winner of eight races.

10/1

20/1

  • Place: £4.70

Form: 050

Last run: 32 days

W: 12st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Hasn't been disgraced in three maiden hurdles and the market could be informative about his chance on handicap debut.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

10

15th Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:50 Killarney

My Boy Bob

11st 3lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: A J Martin

disputed lead, chased leaders after 2nd, pushed along before 3 out, ridden 2 out, no extra when bad mistake last

5/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: P-0O27

Last run: 82 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Maiden put up his best effort when second at Bellewstown (2m1f) in August but then wasn't quite as good over 2m4f at Listowel; a squeak if back to that previous level.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

5

22nd Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

13:35 Uttoxeter

Falco Du Sauzay

11st 7lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Warren Greatrex

always towards rear, weakened after 3 out, tailed off

14/1

8th

19

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:55 Punchestown

Falco Du Sauzay

11st 2lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Anthony McCann

Two good runs during 2021, notably when second at Bellewstown in August; pulled-up on last two outings; needs to provide reassurance against that background.

25/1

Form: F70894

Last run: 30 days

W: 12st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Maiden after 13 hurdle starts but has been in the frame a number of times, including when fourth at Limerick last month; shouldn't be far away if repeating that effort.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

8

4th Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 195y

18:00 Sligo

Presenting Lad

11st 9lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Mark Michael McNiff

took keen hold, held up in rear, headway 3 out, midfield when pushed along approaching last, ridden and switched right run-in, made no impression

8/1

3rd

1

10th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 194y

15:55 Sligo

Presenting Lad

12st 2lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Mark Michael McNiff

held up in rear, headway from 4 out, chased leaders going easily before 2 out, pushed along disputing lead approaching last, ridden and outpaced run-in, kept on

9/4

Form: 0-000

Last run: 205 days

W: 11st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Has shown no sign of ability in four maiden hurdles and is best watched on handicap debut unless the market speaks.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

10

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 5f 61y

18:30 Ballinrobe

Happy Dancing

11st 2lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

Bit of promise in soft ground handicap hurdle in February but otherwise form is modest, down the field in charity race at Punchestown on Saturday.

9/1

15th

15

30th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 0y

18:35 Punchestown

Happy Dancing

12st 0lb

J: Jessica Reville

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

Bit of promise in soft ground handicap hurdle in February but pulled up either side of that.

13

17th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Down Royal

Happy Dancing

11st 3lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

Did some good work at the finish when fourth in a Limerick handicap hurdle last month; should appreciate the step up in trip and the stable have hit form of late; solid chance.

6/1

100/1

Form: 0-809P

Last run: 117 days

W: 11st 6lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Has struggled off this basement rating lately over further; drop in trip needs to work the oracle.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

15

15th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:42 Fairyhouse

Justakeg

11st 2lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: V T O’Brien

11-race maiden and not disgraced on his last two starts in handicap hurdles at Naas and Punchestown; not without a chance.

25/1

10th

21

31st Dec 2021

Heavy

1m 7f 120y

14:30 Punchestown

Justakeg

11st 2lb

J: James Duggan

T: V T O’Brien

Showed improvement when dropped in trip at Navan last time; still beaten a long way in seventh, but had plenty of horses behind him; trainer has often done well with horses older than this near-11-year-old.

20/1

7th

24

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

1m 7f 180y

13:25 Naas

Justakeg

11st 6lb

J: Mr E Dwan

T: V T O’Brien

Has struggled off this basement rating lately over further; drop in trip needs to work the oracle.

100/1

Form: 4P34-3

Last run: 32 days

W: 12st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Maiden after 14 starts evenly split between hurdles and fences; however, he has been thereabouts a number of times, including at Cork over flights last time; should improve from that but he jumped right then and can't afford to do that today; blinkers might help.
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Verdict Starting price

5th

2

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 120y

18:00 Tramore

Fox Le Bel

11st 10lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

2

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Cork

Fox Le Bel

11st 10lb

J: Daniel King

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

Last month's Punchestown third gives him a clear chance but he has been an expensive horse to follow; beaten favourite in four of his last ten races.

6/1

3rd

7

23rd Feb 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 100y

15:50 Punchestown

Fox Le Bel

11st 9lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

Maiden has failed to justify market support many times; has the ability but the will to win is in doubt; a step up in trip today might be of benefit, though.

8/1

Form: 38-0P0 D

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 6lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
One of two runners for yard; three-time winner but has been well beaten off this basement rating lately.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

16

26th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 3f 160y

15:15 Limerick

Ice Cool

10st 0lb

J: Conor Orr

T: V T O’Brien

Placed at Clonmel in March when last seen over fences; hasn't shown a lot over hurdles since then albeit a little better at Naas earlier in the month.

33/1

9th

22

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

1m 7f 180y

13:25 Naas

Ice Cool

11st 6lb

J: Mr P J O’Neill

T: V T O’Brien

One of two runners for yard; three-time winner but has been well beaten off this basement rating lately.

66/1

Form: 218F-0 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 12st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Winner of a Thurles handicap hurdle in 2020 but has been disappointing in three runs over hurdles since, including at Clonmel two weeks ago; has to bounce back.
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Verdict Starting price

7

(6)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 175y

20:00 Down Royal

Molly Kaye

8st 11lb

J: Tom Kiely Marshall

T: S M Duffy

No wins on the Flat since 2019 and well held on the Flat on return at Ballinrobe last time; best form has come with more cut in the ground than what she will get here.

20/1

8th

13

(9)

20th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 169y

20:20 Ballinrobe

Molly Kaye

9st 1lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: S M Duffy

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield when pushed along under 4f out, outpaced and lost position under 3f out, ridden from over 1f out, kept on final 110yds

9/1

Form: 564634

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Maiden but hasn't been beaten far in several handicaps recently, though was below her best at Clonmel last time; has to find more.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

15

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Rebelle Chaud

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Alan Donoghue

Record of 0-12 over hurdles; not beaten far at times and has a minor squeak on those best efforts.

25/1

11th

19

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

15:40 Naas

Rebelle Chaud

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Alan Donoghue

Maiden ran poorly here last time after getting loose before start; however, has a minor chance on some of her earlier efforts.

14/1

21

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 3f 170y

15:10 Gowran Park

Rebelle Chaud

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Alan Donoghue

First reserve; 0-12 and tailed off last twice; back up in trip.

Form: 0465U0

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
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.
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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: 1P8P80

Last run: 14 days

W: 12st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Won consecutive staying hurdles at Sligo and Ballinrobe in late summer but has struggled off higher marks over various trips since; others preferred.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

10

31st May 2022

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:05 Ballinrobe

Oskar High

10st 13lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Norman Lee

towards rear early, midfield when mistake and pushed along briefly 3 out, pushed along and in touch with leaders before 2 out, ridden and no impression after 2 out

20/1

Form: 000P-

Last run: 241 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Poor in maidens and was pulled-up on handicap debut when last seen in April; best watched unless market speaks.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

14

15th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:42 Fairyhouse

Emerald Cave

11st 2lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Thomas Coyle

Has shown little in maiden hurdles or a pair of handicaps; hard to fancy here.

66/1

14th

18

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

1m 7f 180y

13:25 Naas

Emerald Cave

11st 8lb

J: Mr B W Harvey

T: Thomas Coyle

Poor in maidens and was pulled-up on handicap debut when last seen in April; best watched unless market speaks.

66/1

Form: 418U0P D

Last run: 26 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Won a Wexford maiden hurdle in June but hasn't repeated that form in handicaps since; pulled-up last time and major questions now.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

15th

7

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

1m 7f 180y

13:25 Naas

Roisins Ciara

12st 0lb

J: Mr J P Kirwan

T: Declan Queally

Won a Wexford maiden hurdle in June but hasn't repeated that form in handicaps since; pulled-up last time and major questions now.

33/1

22

20th Nov 2021

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Gowran Park

Roisins Ciara

10st 7lb

J: Adam Short

T: Declan Queally

Second reserve; Wexford winner in June was tailed off behind Cute Cherry at Clonmel last time; others preferred.

14th

13

28th Oct 2021

Heavy

2m 3f 148y

12:45 Clonmel

Roisins Ciara

10st 10lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Declan Queally

Improved with each run in maiden hurdles, getting off the mark at the fourth attempt at Wexford; tailed off on handicap debut at this sort of trip though and then unseated early last time; has questions to answer now.

20/1

Form: 9000

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Little sign of ability in maidens and was tailed-off on handicap debut last month, so looks unlikely here.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

16th

17

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

1m 7f 180y

13:25 Naas

Call Me Tina

11st 8lb

J: Mr A Sinnott

T: Peter Croke

Little sign of ability in maidens and was tailed-off on handicap debut last month, so looks unlikely here.

100/1

19th

16

13th Nov 2021

Yielding

3m 0f 40y

14:58 Punchestown

Call Me Tina

10st 4lb

J: Adam Short

T: Peter Croke

Has shown little in maidens; trainer has a much more obvious chance with Humps And Bumps.

66/1

12th

10

24th Oct 2021

Heavy

2m 4f 150y

12:25 Wexford

Call Me Tina

10st 11lb

J: Dylan Robinson

T: Peter Croke

Showed very little in two maiden hurdles at Tipperary in May; impossible to fancy.

100/1

Form: 080/0

Last run: 76 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Had been off 965 days before being beaten 59l on handicap debut last time; clearly has to improve loads.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

18

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

16:45 Limerick

Lilly Banner

10st 13lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Noel C Kelly

22

22nd Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

14:55 Navan

Lilly Banner

10st 6lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Noel C Kelly

Second reserve; tailed off all five starts and shown nothing in two runs since returning from a lengthy absence.

Form: 476260 D

Last run: 63 days

W: 11st 6lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Has a record of just 1-24 over hurdles but didn't run badly a few times in the summer; a minor squeak on debut for new yard.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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18th

25

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

1m 7f 180y

13:25 Naas

Tagg’s Island

11st 6lb

J: Mr L P Shanahan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Has a record of just 1-24 over hurdles but didn't run badly a few times in the summer; a minor squeak on debut for new yard.

14/1

15th

16

14th Oct 2021

Good

2m 0f 0y

12:30 Tramore

Tagg’s Island

10st 13lb

J: Mr T Walsh

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Well-exposed 9yo is 1-23 over hurdles but not long with this yard and second over C&D in August; place claims.

16/1

Form: 00-6P

Last run: 181 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Has shown little sign of ability in four maiden hurdle runs and has to improve plenty even dropping to handicaps.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 5f 100y

13:10 Tramore

Rathbourne Banks

11st 6lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: John O Clifford

Rated just 85 after five hurdle starts and a highly unlikely winner.

100/1

19th

8

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

1m 7f 180y

13:25 Naas

Rathbourne Banks

11st 13lb

J: Mr J P Kirwan

T: John O Clifford

Has shown little sign of ability in four maiden hurdle runs and has to improve plenty even dropping to handicaps.

50/1

Form: 0/90-5

Last run: 209 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Has shown just a minor hint of ability in three maiden hurdles and will have to do more on handicap debut after a break.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

16

30th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 58y

19:20 Ballinrobe

The Mighty Molly

10st 13lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Thomas Coyle

Folded pretty tamely when last seen out at Downpatrick; lacks a recent run and is far from jumping off the page here.

50/1

12

15th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:08 Fairyhouse

The Mighty Molly

11st 4lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Thomas Coyle

Showed some ability in an ordinary Wexford maiden hurdle in May; well beaten on her handicap debut at Naas last month and an unlikely player.

33/1

20th

13

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

1m 7f 180y

13:25 Naas

The Mighty Molly

11st 10lb

J: Miss H Duignan

T: Thomas Coyle

Has shown just a minor hint of ability in three maiden hurdles and will have to do more on handicap debut after a break.

20/1

Form: -50847

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
No win in 11 over hurdles but a decent effort at Fairyhouse two starts ago over 2m4f; below that level at Punchestown (2m5.5f) since but this drop in trip might suit.
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Verdict Starting price

12th

6

9th Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

19:35 Uttoxeter

Eileens Boy

11st 2lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Clare Ellam

always towards rear

20/1

9th

2

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:45 Wexford

Eileens Boy

11st 12lb

J: Jack Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Has failed to complete in his last three starts and it's unlikely a drop back to 2m will help; new yard.

100/1

14

23rd Feb 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 100y

15:50 Punchestown

Eileens Boy

11st 1lb

J: Mr M McConville

T: Stephen McConville

Maiden under all codes has a minor squeak on his best form but has been poor lately; blinkers applied; non-runner (reserve) in the 3.30 at Navan Tuesday.

28/1

Form: 00-00P D

Last run: 97 days

W: 11st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Has been badly out of form in the last year and can't be supported until showing more.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10th

15

2nd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

14:35 Down Royal

Walkers Point

11st 1lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: S McParlan

17

20th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 2f 165y

15:15 Downpatrick

Walkers Point

10st 1lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: S McParlan

Badly out of form since Tipperary chase win in October 2020; no appeal; second reserve.

22th

11

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

1m 7f 180y

13:25 Naas

Walkers Point

11st 11lb

J: Mr C Abernethy

T: S McParlan

Has been badly out of form in the last year and can't be supported until showing more.

50/1

Form: 0-0400

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Has a minor squeak on his Downpatrick fourth in June but has been beaten out of sight the last twice.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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23th

23

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

1m 7f 180y

13:25 Naas

Johnny Giro

11st 6lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: Mrs Ann Mooney

Has a minor squeak on his Downpatrick fourth in June but has been beaten out of sight the last twice.

66/1

17th

20

23rd Nov 2021

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 150y

15:05 Punchestown

Johnny Giro

10st 13lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: Mrs Ann Mooney

Beaten out of sight on his return to action at Fairyhouse three weeks ago; makes little appeal.

25/1

16th

14

2nd Nov 2021

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

15:45 Fairyhouse

Johnny Giro

11st 2lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Mrs Ann Mooney

Just a hint of promise from his long-priced fourth on good ground at Downpatrick in June; plenty of improvement needed.

12/1

Form: -07025 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; sole win in 17 hurdle starts came at Galway in 2020 and finished runner-up in the same event in October; below that form at Thurles since but has a squeak if at best.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

15

14th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 20y

18:30 Roscommon

Fair Minded

10st 13lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Desmond McDonogh

held up in rear, headway when switched left before 4 out, in touch with leaders when ridden before 3 out, soon no impression and weakened

25/1

11th

13

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

16:15 Naas

Fair Minded

11st 1lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Desmond McDonogh

Didn't build on her win at Galway in 2020 but posted some solid runs since; poor over C&D last time, though, and has to bounce back.

11/1

Form: 847-0P

Last run: 136 days

W: 12st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Maiden after seven hurdle starts; raced too keenly when a disappointing favourite at Killarney in July before being pulled-up at Cork in August; has to return to his old form.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

10

26th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

16:50 Limerick

Feathered Gold

10st 12lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Shane Patrick O’Brien

Showed slight promise at Limerick over Christmas but has failed to build on that in two runs since; hasn't got many miles on the clock but may need this after 119 days off.

33/1

6th

16

27th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:00 Gowran Park

Feathered Gold

11st 1lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Shane Patrick O’Brien

Encouraging return at Limerick over Christmas wasn't backed up at Tramore just 5 days later when race may have come too soon; not one to readily discount although others hold more appeal.

16/1

4th

5

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Tramore

Feathered Gold

11st 5lb

J: Paul Cawley

T: Shane Patrick O’Brien

Has shown flashes of form; did not run badly at Limerick earlier this week on first start since August; plenty of improvement needed all the same.

16/1

Form: 049-F5

Last run: 44 days

W: 12st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
First reserve; came in for strong market support before falling at Cork two starts ago; then ran respectably at Fairyhouse wearing a hood; drops markedly in trip today with headgear removed and one to note if getting in.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2

17th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 4

18:33 Hexham

Kashi

11st 10lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Karl Thornton

1st

8

7th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Cork

Kashi

11st 4lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Karl Thornton

4/1

2

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:03 Limerick

Kashi

12st 0lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Karl Thornton

Yet to win over hurdles but is generally consistent, arriving here on the back of second placings at both Fairyhouse (2m4f) and over this trip last month at Naas, having had every chance; should again run his race but inching higher in the handicap each time so more likely needed.

11/2

Form: 0-00P

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Lowly-rated Flat sort hasn't shown much over hurdles and was tailed-off at Cork last month; looks unlikely here.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

16

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

1m 7f 180y

13:25 Naas

Lizzies Song

11st 9lb

J: Mr C Mullins

T: Thomas Mullins

Lowly-rated Flat sort hasn't shown much over hurdles and was tailed-off at Cork last month; looks unlikely here.

66/1

17

16th Nov 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:30 Limerick

Lizzies Song

11st 4lb

J: Jonathan Moore

T: Thomas Mullins

Low-rated filly on Flat, same over hurdles; yet to show winning potential; third reserve.

19

14th Nov 2021

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:50 Cork

Lizzies Song

10st 4lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Thomas Mullins

0-10 and can't be put forward on what she's shown so far.

100/1

Form: P6-360

Last run: 205 days

W: 11st 6lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; chase winner at Limerick last Christmas time but has been below that form since and looks best watched after an absence.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

13

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Johnnys Girl

10st 13lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

10th

17

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

16:45 Limerick

Johnnys Girl

10st 13lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

5th

8

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 120y

16:50 Limerick

Johnnys Girl

10st 0lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Norman Lee

Won a novice handicap chase here last season but generally struggled since and she's a long way out of the handicap for this.

100/1

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