December 29 / 15.10 Limerick

15.10 Limerick

Heavy

Geary’s Garage Kilmeedy Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6321.43
  • 2m 3f 0y
  • 19 runners
  • Win time: 5m 18s
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Geary’s Garage Kilmeedy Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

50/1 (Won)

  • Win: £42.60
  • Place: £10.60

Form: 667

Last run: 20 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Quiet so far; outsider.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

7

21st Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

15:55 Southwell

Brulure Noire

11st 10lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Richard J Bandey

Limerick maiden hurdle winner for John Joseph Hanlon in December and travelled strongly for a long way when 16th of 26 in 2m4f Navan handicap following month; he has more to offer for his new yard, so rates an interesting prospect here.

10/1

16th

12

22nd Jan 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:15 Navan

Brulure Noire

11st 9lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Long-priced maiden winner over 2m3f at Limerick; needs to confirm the improvement shown then; others have stronger credentials.

12/1

1st

3

29th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Brulure Noire

12st 0lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Quiet so far; outsider.

50/1

  • Place: £6.90

Form: 006-

Last run: 279 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Reserve; off 279 days; not disgraced at Cork latest (yielding); rated 97.
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8th

6

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Cork

Barefoot Man

11st 10lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: Terence O’Brien

Went close in a maiden hurdle but hasn't managed to build on that in two subsequent handicaps; room for improvement in the jumping department and less exposed than most in here.

9/1

5th

1

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

15:40 Clonmel

Barefoot Man

12st 4lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: Terence O’Brien

Headed close home in a Limerick maiden hurdle in December; probably failed to see out the 3m at Punchestown last month and should be more at home over this trip with ground not an issue.

16/1

9th

1

17th Jan 2022

Soft

3m 0f 40y

15:35 Punchestown

Barefoot Man

12st 0lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: Terence O’Brien

Upped his game considerably on testing ground at Limerick over Christmas when just touched off in maiden hurdle for horses who hadn't yet been placed under rules; step up to 3m from 2m3f an unknown but may well suit.

9/1

6/4

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 40-6

Last run: 34 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Went well in bumper on debut; pleasing return at 28s in Thurles maiden hurdle; relatively promising; ran on yielding or better.
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11th

4

7th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Cork

Huntingtown

11st 6lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: E J O’Grady

7/1

1st

4

21st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

17:45 Kilbeggan

Huntingtown

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: E J O’Grady

26

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 55y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Huntingtown

10st 3lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: E J O’Grady

Ran well on the first of two bumper starts; has confirmed winning potential with a third placing in a maiden hurdle at Limerick; faced very demanding assignment against previous winners at Naas last time; first reserve.

Form: 0009

Last run: 36 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
RPRs 88 when beaten 34l in maidens.
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2

20th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

16:30 Southwell

Uknowcarty

12st 0lb

J: William Shanahan

T: Paul John Gilligan

prominent, pushed along briefly after 7th, ridden after 3 out, weakened home turn, blundered 2 out, soon pulled up (vet said the gelding lost both of his hind shoes)

4/1

6th

6

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Wexford

Uknowcarty

11st 7lb

J: Jack Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Improving with each run this term and posted a career best when beaten just under 1l in a Navan handicap hurdle (2m5f, heavy) 12 days ago; had a tough race that day, up 2lb and needs to prove he's as good at this trip.

11/2

3rd

2

22nd Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

14:55 Navan

Uknowcarty

11st 11lb

J: Jack Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Has improved with each run and might have finished a bit closer without a mistake at the last when runner-up in a Fairyhouse maiden hurdle last time; reasonable mark for handicap debut.

4/1

Form: 7-86U

Last run: 144 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
RPRs about 92 in better-ground maiden hurdles; unlikely to want heavy and may need to jump better.
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15

6th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Listowel

Dylan Lombardy

11st 7lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

in rear, reminder after 2nd, detached from 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

25/1

3rd

1

26th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:00 Limerick

Dylan Lombardy

12st 0lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

3/1

7th

14

12th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

19:55 Clonmel

Dylan Lombardy

11st 0lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Form: 900

Last run: 24 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Nothing as yet; rated 87.
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12th

12

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:05 Clonmel

Ballyegan Park

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Improved on previous maiden form when sixth over 2m3f at Limerick over Christmas but plum last there on his handicap debut two weeks ago; tongue-tie tried today.

25/1

14th

12

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 5f 0y

13:40 Limerick

Ballyegan Park

10st 13lb

J: Barry Browne

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Improved on previous maiden form when sixth over 2m3f here at Christmas; could go well on his handicap debut.

8/1

8

31st Jan 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 190y

15:50 Punchestown

Ballyegan Park

11st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Limerick sixth on his fourth maiden starts indicated improvement; more needed now in his first handicap.

20/1

Form: 7-5090

Last run: 18 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Seems flattered by mark of 97 and no appeal; yard 1-69 this season.
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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: 50-9

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Nothing so far; tongue tie; hurdling debut.
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11

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:51 Clonmel

Oh Dear Me

11st 1lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Thomas Dowling

Point winner with modest racecourse form; no threat when falling two out in a maiden at Fairyhouse last month; stable had a winner on the AW at Dundalk last month.

25/1

9

9th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:45 Fairyhouse

Oh Dear Me

10st 13lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Thomas Dowling

Point winner; bumper and hurdles form not good enough to inspire confidence at this stage.

50/1

15

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 5f 0y

13:10 Limerick

Oh Dear Me

10st 8lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Thomas Dowling

Point winner; bumper and hurdles form well short of the standard needed now; first reserve.

Form: 5-80

Last run: 66 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Not beaten far in Punchestown bumper in March, modest form; Peak RPR 77 hurdling so far; reportedly doesn't handle soft.
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14th

3

23rd Feb 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 100y

16:25 Punchestown

Duffys Getaway

11st 10lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Little to show for his five starts; didn't jump well when soundly beaten on handicap debut last time, so has to improve plenty.

16/1

14th

19

9th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 3f 165y

16:15 Fairyhouse

Duffys Getaway

10st 11lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Third reserve; modest form over hurdles and others look much more likely.

9th

5

29th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Duffys Getaway

12st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: P J Rothwell

Not beaten far in Punchestown bumper in March, modest form; Peak RPR 77 hurdling so far; reportedly doesn't handle soft.

3/1

100/1

Form: 4468F0

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Rated 80 and she's rising 8.
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10th

14

14th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 20y

18:30 Roscommon

Eddies Pride

10st 13lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

sweating, midfield early, headway and prominent after 2nd, ridden and weakened after 4 out

6/1

2nd

16

30th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 58y

19:50 Ballinrobe

Eddies Pride

10st 13lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

No match in second spot for It's Time Again on her recent course visit; entitled to get a bit closer today, but turning the tables will be no easy task; place potential.

16/1

2nd

12

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 5f 61y

18:30 Ballinrobe

Eddies Pride

10st 13lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

Has been struggling to win a race off this basement mark for a while, okay run here over 2m2f last month but this trip tends to stretch her.

20/1

Form: 94-98

Last run: 34 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Rated 109 (thanks to form when with Gavin Cromwell) and that might suffice but did not run to that last twice (2m, good, 100-30); best form is on heavy.
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11th

8

29th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Pretorius

12st 0lb

J: Donal McInerney

T: John Queally

Rated 109 (thanks to form when with Gavin Cromwell) and that might suffice but did not run to that last twice (2m, good, 100-30); best form is on heavy.

3/1

8th

10

25th Nov 2021

Good

1m 7f 188y

13:35 Thurles

Pretorius

11st 4lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: John Queally

Shaped with a bit of promise in a couple of maiden hurdles last winter but produced a lesser effort when tailed off at Cork in May; might need a step up in trip; new yard.

20/1

Form: 08-046

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Winning pointer; nothing in maiden hurdles (bad ground).
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10th

9

30th Jun 2022

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

19:50 Tipperary

Whatsstoppingyou

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ray Hackett

in touch with leaders, not fluent when squeezed out 2nd, soon dropped to midfield, chased leaders 4 out, weakened after 3 out

13/2

3rd

7

5th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 95y

15:20 Kilbeggan

Whatsstoppingyou

11st 9lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Ray Hackett

midfield, headway and prominent in chasing group 9th, pushed along disputing lead after 2 out, ridden and chased leader approaching last, kept on but lost second final strides

4/1

3rd

12

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:55 Punchestown

Whatsstoppingyou

11st 6lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Ray Hackett

Winning pointer showed nothing in maidens; perhaps new trip will help her and better ground; yard in form and top rider booked.

20/1

20/1

Form: 0U-0U4

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Rated 84 but at least showed something at Naas last time at 80s; tongue tie retained.
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13th

14

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 179y

20:00 Roscommon

Getaclan

11st 2lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: D McNamara

slowly away, lost many lengths start, in rear, headway into midfield 4th, pushed along towards rear when not fluent 3 out, soon no extra

50/1

13th

15

29th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Getaclan

11st 7lb

J: Ben Kennedy

T: D McNamara

Rated 84 but at least showed something at Naas last time at 80s; tongue tie retained.

20/1

4th

17

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

2m 2f 187y

12:15 Naas

Getaclan

11st 7lb

J: Ben Kennedy

T: D McNamara

Yet to get competitive and unseated at Ballinrobe when last seen; likely to need this on return.

100/1

Form: 5/8-6

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Mare shaped OK in bumpers but a lot of work on here.
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1st

5

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 30y

19:21 Tramore

Highland Penny

11st 7lb

J: Jack Foley

T: R P Cody

prominent, led after 2nd, reduced lead after 3 out, ridden and went clear again after 2 out, kept on strongly and went further clear run-in

16/1

6th

5

19th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:55 Tipperary

Highland Penny

11st 10lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: R P Cody

3rd

16

5th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:45 Tipperary

Highland Penny

11st 3lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: R P Cody

OUR TIP

Form: 0P80

Last run: 128 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
150s or bigger last thrice, struggling.
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1

29th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Aoibheann Na Ngall

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

150s or bigger last thrice, struggling.

50/1

2

24th Oct 2021

Heavy

2m 4f 150y

12:25 Wexford

Aoibheann Na Ngall

11st 4lb

J: B J Cooper

T: E Sheehy

Poor form in bumpers; tailed off on hurdling debut at Ballinrobe in August; no appeal.

100/1

Form: 0-80U

Last run: 27 days

W: 12st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
No threat in maidens so far; outsider.
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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: 079-

Last run: 276 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Out the back at big odds last term, twice on heavy here; tongue tie.
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9

29th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Relham Place

12st 0lb

J: Billy Gleeson

T: John Gerard Fitzgerald

Out the back at big odds last term, twice on heavy here; tongue tie.

50/1

Form: 9-809

Last run: 43 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Peak RPR 79 so far; 200s on hurdling debut here latest.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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5th

8

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 0y

15:05 Limerick

Bugscuffle

11st 6lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: John Neilan

Has not shown a great deal in maiden hurdles over a variety of trips and others preferred.

33/1

11th

2

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Fairyhouse

Bugscuffle

12st 0lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: John Neilan

Slight improvement over 3m at Cork last time but beaten in excess of 40l in fifth; up against it again.

50/1

5th

2

8th Jan 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

13:38 Cork

Bugscuffle

12st 0lb

Shown very little in five runs so far including two runs in maiden hurdles on last two outings (200-1 for both); unseated when beaten latest.

200/1

Form: 080

Last run: 11 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Huge odds in Navan maiden hurdles, promise for handicaps.
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14th

15

30th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Naas

Shamrock’n Roll

12st 0lb

J: Conor Orr

T: J R Finn

Was making some headway when falling in a Limerick maiden hurdle last month; still well short of what might be required here but could be going the right way.

100/1

10

29th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Shamrock’n Roll

12st 0lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: J R Finn

Huge odds in Navan maiden hurdles, promise for handicaps.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta €21742.00
Straight Forecast €7283.70
Trifecta €41566.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Pretorius

The Irish Sun:

Uknowcarty

SPOTLIGHT:

Huntingtown

POSTDATA:

Pretorius