January 01 / 12.00 Tramore

12.00 Tramore Heavy

David Flynn Construction Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5531.25
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 18 runners
  • Win time: 4m 26s
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David Flynn Construction Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/11 (Won)

  • Win: £1.20
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 3-

Last run: 472 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Third in a Listed juvenile hurdle at Auteuil at three after a single Flat run; gets 8lb from bumper-winning stablemate Tempo Chapter Two; Paul Townend's preference is a powerful argument in his favour.
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1st

3

29th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

19:10 Punchestown

El Fabiolo

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

6/4

2nd

3

8th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 103y

Class 1

14:20 Aintree

El Fabiolo

11st 4lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Placed in Listed event at Auteuil on sole hurdles start in France, then easily justified short odds in Tramore maiden (2m, heavy) on New Year's Day, after which Willie Mullins spoke in glowing terms about him; now goes in first-time hood; highly promising and has to be feared.

11/4

2

6th Feb 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:35 Leopardstown

El Fabiolo

11st 12lb

J: Conor Orr

T: W P Mullins

Third in a Listed juvenile hurdle at Auteuil at three after a single Flat run; showed no ill-effects after a long absence when making all to a wide-margin win from a bumper-winning stablemate in a 2m maiden at Tramore on New Year's Day.

6/1

OUR TIP

7/2

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 72-214 C

Last run: 42 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Half-brother to useful good-ground hurdler Tempo Mac; six runs in bumpers, four for Adrian Murray, including second at Downpatrick in March; beaten favourite on stable debut at Listowel before making amends in a weak contest at this venue in October; promising fourth when stable's second-string on hurdling debut at Gowran
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12th

11

26th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 100y

16:50 Punchestown

Tempo Chapter Two

10st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

10th

5

16th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 110y

16:15 Fairyhouse

Tempo Chapter Two

11st 6lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

10/1

12th

26

18th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

14:10 Cheltenham

Tempo Chapter Two

10st 8lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Good-ground bumper winner who got off the mark over hurdles at the fourth attempt in a Fairyhouse novice (2m, soft) last month; lightly raced and open to further improvement for his leading Irish trainer, but he certainly needs to step forward today and also jump better than last time.

40/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: U53

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
Let down by her jumping first time out at Clonmel in May; respectable fifth in 20-runner Cork maiden in October; 104-rated mare should be capable of making her presence felt following a staying-on third at Thurles.
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23th

20

28th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 40y

15:40 Punchestown

Hide And Seek

10st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

15/2

1st

7

10th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Tramore

Hide And Seek

10st 13lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Solid efforts on her last three starts in maidens, including over C&D in January behind the exciting El Fabiolo; there isn't anything of his calibre in this, so she has to have a leading chance for top local yard.

6/4

3rd

12

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Tramore

Hide And Seek

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Let down by her jumping first time out at Clonmel in May; respectable fifth in 20-runner Cork maiden in October; 104-rated mare should be capable of making her presence felt following a staying-on third at Thurles.

5/1

Form: 46-9

Last run: 238 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Shaped quite well at Cork last March on only previous hurdles start; two bumper runs in the spring were less promising.
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8th

7

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Clonmel

Always Enchanting

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: E J O’Grady

Off for eight months before a respectable effort when fourth in a 2m maiden hurdle at Tramore in January; made a couple of mistakes when a remote seventh over 2m3f here a fortnight ago; 96-rated mare can reach the money now in a weaker race.

7/2

7th

4

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

13:20 Clonmel

Always Enchanting

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: E J O’Grady

Off for eight months before a respectable effort when fourth in a 2m maiden hurdle at Tramore last month; more needed here but appears to be going the right way.

25/1

4th

11

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Tramore

Always Enchanting

10st 13lb

J: Mikey Hamill

T: E J O’Grady

Shaped quite well at Cork last March on only previous hurdles start; two bumper runs in the spring were less promising.

16/1

Form: 08

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Maiden on Flat; best form when second off a basement rating in a 1m2f handicap at Cork last May; tailed off on hurdling debut at Clonmel; a great deal better when eighth in a 24-runner contest at Naas; could be a handicap prospect with this run behind her.
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7th

11

6th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 164y

12:20 Clonmel

Must Be Dreaming

11st 1lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: M J Tynan

Modest Flat performer and struggled over hurdles so far; too keen when fifth of 15 at Tramore last week, beaten 26l; plenty to find.

50/1

5th

14

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Tramore

Must Be Dreaming

10st 13lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: M J Tynan

Maiden on Flat; best form when second off a basement rating in a 1m2f handicap at Cork last May; tailed off on hurdling debut at Clonmel; a great deal better when eighth in a 24-runner contest at Naas; could be a handicap prospect with this run behind her.

25/1

Form: 7765

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Showed some ability in bumpers; had plenty of horses behind at Naas on first hurdles run, though he was beaten almost 40l in fifth; needs to jump more fluently.
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6th

12

12th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 131y

15:25 Naas

The Toothpicker

11st 7lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: David Kenneth Budds

Continued progression with promising second to today's rival Uncle Gerhard on handicap debut at Gowran 16 days ago, nudged up 4lb for that effort when ridden by 5lb-claiming conditional (no claim with today's rider here); possibly might prefer further but should be in the thick of things.

7/1

2nd

2

27th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:00 Gowran Park

The Toothpicker

11st 10lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: David Kenneth Budds

Showed a bit more on latest of three maiden outings in today's headgear combination; potential improver now on handicap debut but opening mark appears on the high side.

16/1

5th

19

16th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:15 Punchestown

The Toothpicker

12st 0lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: David Kenneth Budds

Good effort behind Hawai Game at Naas last month was not matched over this trip at Tramore two weeks ago; hood and tongue-tie tried here; small each-way chance at his best.

14/1

Form: 4

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Nothing special about his two runs in points; Navan run on stable debut provides encouragement, fourth in 21-runner contest dominated by the top yards; Hugh Morgan claims 3lb with Darragh O'Keeffe on the trainer's other runner.
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6th

10

2nd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

14:00 Down Royal

Freddie Robdal

11st 4lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Henry De Bromhead

3rd

6

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Tramore

Freddie Robdal

11st 4lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

7th

4

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Tramore

Freddie Robdal

11st 6lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: Henry De Bromhead

Nothing special about his two runs in points; Navan run on stable debut provides encouragement, fourth in 21-runner contest dominated by the top yards; Hugh Morgan claims 3lb with Darragh O'Keeffe on the trainer's other runner.

11/2

Form: 0

Last run: 48 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Tailed off first time out in a maiden hurdle at Cork in November; safe to rule out.
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15th

6

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

16:15 Naas

Paddy Rocket

11st 6lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Soundly beaten in four maiden hurdles but should be more competitive on handicap debut; check market.

12/1

12th

9

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:45 Wexford

Paddy Rocket

11st 12lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Has not been involved in a trio of maiden hurdle starts so far, 200-1 for his last two outings; plenty to find on form.

200/1

9th

14

31st Jan 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:20 Punchestown

Paddy Rocket

12st 0lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Tailed off in two maiden hurdles at massive prices so far; can only be watched at present.

100/1

33/1

Form: 0

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Placed only once from 15 starts on the Flat; not entirely disgraced on hurdling debut at Navan a fortnight ago, but no reason to believe she could feature.
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9th

12

5th May 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:15 Tipperary

Nailed Down

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: V C Ward

Long-standing maiden on the Flat and shown nothing in two runs over hurdles so far.

50/1

9th

15

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Tramore

Nailed Down

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: V C Ward

Placed only once from 15 starts on the Flat; not entirely disgraced on hurdling debut at Navan a fortnight ago, but no reason to believe she could feature.

33/1

13th

17

18th Dec 2021

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

12:05 Navan

Nailed Down

11st 2lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: V C Ward

Placed only once from 15 starts on the Flat; no reason to believe she could feature.

100/1

Form: F

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Made a mistake at the first and fell at the second when 50-1 first time out at Limerick last Sunday.
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6th

19

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:03 Limerick

Our Bobby

11st 0lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John M Burke

First reserve; maiden form nothing to get excited about, although was running a much better race until blundering the last at Fairyhouse last time; handicap debut.

7th

12

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Fairyhouse

Our Bobby

12st 0lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John M Burke

Has looked error-prone; safe to leave out of calculations at this stage.

100/1

12th

14

16th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:15 Punchestown

Our Bobby

12st 0lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John M Burke

Well beaten although not entirely disgraced in a Tramore maiden hurdle two weeks ago; much more needed here.

50/1

Form: 0

Last run: 208 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
No sign of winning potential when making her debut at Listowel last June.
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8th

14

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 1f 26y

16:50 Ballinrobe

Kilrush Scorpion

10st 11lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Michael Winters

Tailed off on three starts so far and has shown nothing to suggest she should be involved; stable debut.

100/1

10th

6

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Limerick

Kilrush Scorpion

11st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Towards the rear in outings at Listowel last summer and at Tramore at the beginning of last month.

100/1

11th

13

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Tramore

Kilrush Scorpion

10st 13lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

No sign of winning potential when making her debut at Listowel last June.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Twice placed in points; chased home a Colin Bowe-trained favourite on latest; pedigree tends to suggest he will need further.
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4th

16

19th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:55 Tipperary

Hard Rain

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: James Daniel Dullea

8th

11

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:03 Limerick

Hard Rain

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: James Daniel Dullea

Maiden hurdle form modest and nothing of note over fences of late; opening mark seems on the high side but may be worth a market check.

16/1

13th

15

22nd Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 36y

16:03 Clonmel

Hard Rain

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: James Daniel Dullea

First reserve; rated 93 over hurdles; not disgraced on chasing debut at Gowran behind a classy type but was poor at Thurles recently; more suited to handicaps.

Form: 50

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Poor last of five in a bumper at Punchestown in November; a long way behind The Toothpicker on hurdling debut at Naas.
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8

12th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

19:20 Clonmel

He’s Leading Me On

11st 5lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: L Young

15th

10

30th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Naas

He’s Leading Me On

12st 0lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: L Young

Modest form in a bumper and three maiden hurdles; won't be troubling the principals.

150/1

11th

8

8th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:03 Cork

He’s Leading Me On

12st 0lb

Last of five in a bumper at Punchestown in November; two poor runs over hurdles so far.

200/1

Form: 09

Last run: 14 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
1-33 on the Flat, only win was at two, rated 60 at present; soundly beaten on his first two runs over hurdles; makes no appeal.
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12

(20)

11th May 2022

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:25 Gowran Park

Contrapposto

9st 6lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: R Donohoe

10/1

17

(15)

9th May 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 3f 213y

19:00 Roscommon

Contrapposto

8st 8lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: R Donohoe

2nd

23

18th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Cork

Contrapposto

11st 0lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: R Donohoe

Third reserve; not disgraced in maidens; may need more time.

Form: 0

Last run: 232 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Failed to make any impression in a bumper at Kilbeggan last May; tongue-tie on now; unlikely to feature.
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10

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Tramore

Willie Bob

11st 6lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Michael P Hourigan

Failed to make any impression in a bumper at Kilbeggan last May; tongue-tie on now; unlikely to feature.

66/1

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Payout
Exacta €37.00
Straight Forecast €21.40
Trifecta €104.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

El Fabiolo

POSTDATA:

Tempo Chapter Two

RP Ratings (IRE):

El Fabiolo

The Irish Sun:

El Fabiolo