January 01 / 12.35 Tramore

12.35 Tramore Heavy

Keith Casey Memorial Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5531.25
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 17 runners
  • Win time: 4m 27s
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Keith Casey Memorial Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.00
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 59-603

Last run: 23 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Half-sister to the talented The Real Article, winner of nine races; has to enter calculations in a weak race following C&D third on her second handicap start; tongue-tie on now.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

2

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Tramore

Bridge Street

12st 0lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: E J O’Grady

Half-sister to the talented The Real Article, winner of nine races; has to enter calculations in a weak race following C&D third on her second handicap start; tongue-tie on now.

3/1

3rd

7

9th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 0f 50y

13:05 Tramore

Bridge Street

11st 5lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: E J O’Grady

Showed potential in maidens but no show on handicap bow at Limerick; still early days and stable going well.

10/1

17

2nd Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:30 Clonmel

Bridge Street

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: E J O’Grady

First reserve; showed ability in a pair of maiden hurdles at Naas and Clonmel; of interest if getting a run.

Form: /94856

Last run: 98 days

W: 10st 9lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Reasonably consistent mare at a modest level but yet to reach the first three in 11 outings; reserve.
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Verdict Starting price

8th

11

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:30 Tramore

Beechmount Maisie

10st 10lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

13th

14

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:05 Clonmel

Beechmount Maisie

11st 2lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Three month break did her no harm when headed close home in a 2m handicap hurdle at Tramore last month; trip and ground are fine for her and looks one of the ones to beat here.

4/1

2nd

17

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Tramore

Beechmount Maisie

10st 9lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Reasonably consistent mare at a modest level but yet to reach the first three in 11 outings; reserve.

25/1

  • Place: £8.80

Form: 0999P

Last run: 167 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Soundly beaten in four maiden hurdles; pulled-up over fences at Tipperary in July; in good hands, but needs to show a spark of ability.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

12

23rd Feb 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 100y

15:50 Punchestown

Baile Mhuirne

11st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Ms Margaret Mullins

Best effort when third at Tramore on New Year's Day but was poor last time; has to bounce back from that.

22/1

13th

19

27th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:00 Gowran Park

Baile Mhuirne

10st 13lb

J: Tommy Brett

T: Ms Margaret Mullins

Handicap debut at Tramore on New Year's Day was encouraging after a lengthy absence; local challenger should have more to offer.

14/1

3rd

7

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Tramore

Baile Mhuirne

11st 2lb

J: Tommy Brett

T: Ms Margaret Mullins

Soundly beaten in four maiden hurdles; pulled-up over fences at Tipperary in July; in good hands, but needs to show a spark of ability.

25/1

Form: 47-0P7

Last run: 5 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
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.
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No / Draw
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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

7th

11

27th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Limerick

Feathered Gold

11st 4lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Shane Patrick O’Brien

Disappointing favourite on stable debut at Killarney in July; inspected by the vet and found to be post race normal when pulling-up at Cork in the interim; questions to answer now and will need to be right back on song to count.

20/1

Form: 03-5F5

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Fair form for Henry de Bromhead; improvement needed from stable debut at this venue; 7 1/2l to find with Bridge Street on that running.
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6th

6

31st Jan 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 70y

15:20 Punchestown

Saucy Yeats

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Martin Hassett

0-11; unseated last time and stiff ask in this company.

100/1

11

16th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 4f 200y

13:45 Punchestown

Saucy Yeats

10st 9lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Martin Hassett

Showed some ability for Henry de Bromhead; improvement needed from two Tramore runs for this yard.

14/1

5th

4

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Tramore

Saucy Yeats

11st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Martin Hassett

Fair form for Henry de Bromhead; improvement needed from stable debut at this venue; 7 1/2l to find with Bridge Street on that running.

8/1

Form: 1U-990 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Won a pair of handicap hurdles in September 2020; soundly beaten twice on her return to action last August, and not a great deal better at Clonmel last month; probably best suited by a sound surface.
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2nd

6

18th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

20:20 Southwell

Zinat

11st 2lb

J: Mr Phillip York

T: Phil York

9th

6

8th Apr 2022

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

14:00 Fontwell

Zinat

11st 0lb

J: Mr Phillip York

T: Phil York

6th

11

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Tramore

Zinat

11st 2lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Roger Joseph McGrath

Won a pair of handicap hurdles in September 2020; soundly beaten twice on her return to action last August, and not a great deal better at Clonmel last month; probably best suited by a sound surface.

14/1

20/1

Form: 48-96

Last run: 79 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Remote sixth over a longer trip at this venue on most recent of four maiden runs; hard to make a case for her.
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2

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

15:40 Naas

Gargouille

11st 11lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: Diarmuid P Ryan

Has been much improved lately, finishing runner-up in a Clonmel maiden hurdle before looking likely to score in a handicap there when falling two out; 2lb higher today but must go close if none the worse and handling this faster surface.

11/4

4

22nd Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:28 Clonmel

Gargouille

11st 9lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: Diarmuid P Ryan

Improved upon all previous form when runner-up (albeit well-held) in a C&D maiden hurdle last time; raised 5lb for that but should still be competitive if it wasn't a fluke.

7/2

2nd

9

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Clonmel

Gargouille

11st 5lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: Diarmuid P Ryan

Reported to have burst a blood vessel in a Tramore handicap last time; previous maiden form not good enough.

25/1

Form: P-P00

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Started her career with Mouse Morris; maiden form is unappealing; makes handicap debut.
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8th

16

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Tramore

Union Rock

10st 12lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Padraig Butler

Started her career with Mouse Morris; maiden form is unappealing; makes handicap debut.

50/1

11th

16

2nd Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:30 Clonmel

Union Rock

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Padraig Butler

Has shown no ability in three starts, one for her current trainer; makes no appeal; tried in a hood here.

66/1

12th

17

14th Nov 2021

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:20 Cork

Union Rock

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Padraig Butler

Pulled up in two maiden hurdles so far; new yard; off 178 days.

150/1

Form: P88-60

Last run: 172 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Something amiss at Downpatrick in July on his final start for his previous trainer; better judged on previous Ballinrobe sixth.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

13

7th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:55 Cork

Command Chain

11st 3lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

Career-best when second over 2m5f at Punchestown in February, just outstayed in testing conditions; just 2lb higher here but encounters contrasting ground conditions; yard in good form so one to consider.

7/1

15

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

16:45 Limerick

Command Chain

11st 3lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

2nd

13

23rd Feb 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 100y

15:50 Punchestown

Command Chain

11st 1lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

Has a squeak on his run at Ballinrobe last May over 3m1f but has been poor the last twice; cheekpieces re-applied.

25/1

10th
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Fainche

20/1

Form: 744007

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Best display was when fourth in a 2m maiden at Kilbeggan last June; needs to step up from Sunday's Down Royal run.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

14

12th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

18:45 Clonmel

Fainche

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

20/1

16th

12

2nd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

14:35 Down Royal

Fainche

11st 2lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

9

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:30 Tramore

Fainche

10st 12lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: E Sheehy

6/1

Form: 0003

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Did not show much in three maiden outings for her original trainer; improved form when 8l third on stable/handicap debut at Clonmel a month ago; likely contender now.
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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

7th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:55 Cork

Kingsgate

11st 5lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Kieran Purcell

Best run over hurdles was when third on handicap debut at Clonmel in December; mixed hurdles and fences since, to little effect; upped in trip now.

14/1

6th

8

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

15:40 Naas

Kingsgate

11st 5lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Kieran Purcell

Best run over hurdles was when third on handicap debut at Clonmel in December; one to consider despite being poor in beginners' chases the last twice; tongue-tie on.

14/1

9th

8

19th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:05 Gowran Park

Kingsgate

11st 12lb

J: Ian Power

T: Kieran Purcell

Well-beaten in a weak beginners' chase here on Thyestes day and no chance on all known form.

66/1

Form: 08050

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Sligo fifth in October not devoid of promise; heavy defeat at Thurles in November is a big concern.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Tramore

Secrets De Famille

11st 1lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Peter McCreery

Sligo fifth in October not devoid of promise; heavy defeat at Thurles in November is a big concern.

25/1

21

27th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Limerick

Secrets De Famille

10st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Peter McCreery

Third reserve; Sligo fifth not devoid of promise, but a heavy defeat behind Peace Party at Thurles in the interim is a real concern; has her work cut out.

16th

9

25th Nov 2021

Good

1m 7f 188y

15:10 Thurles

Secrets De Famille

11st 7lb

J: S Fenelon

T: Peter McCreery

Left some poor maiden hurdle form behind when fifth of 10 on handicap debut at Sligo last month; more required but may come on for that first run in 101 days.

14/1

Form: 9PP-09

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Little worthwhile form in maidens, though arguably some merit in her mid-field Navan run on her penultimate start.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10

12th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

18:45 Clonmel

Fairy Orchard

11st 3lb

J: Niall Moore

T: John M Burke

50/1

14

31st Jan 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 190y

15:50 Punchestown

Fairy Orchard

11st 5lb

J: Niall Moore

T: John M Burke

Modest form in maidens, 25-1 when pulled-up on handicap debut at Tramore; blinkered for the first time now.

33/1

13

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Tramore

Fairy Orchard

11st 0lb

J: Niall Moore

T: John M Burke

Little worthwhile form in maidens, though arguably some merit in her mid-field Navan run on her penultimate start.

25/1

Form: -57455

Last run: 60 days

W: 11st 3lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Respectable form at Cork and Fairyhouse on last two starts; overall profile is a concern, 1-36 over hurdles, and hardly likely to improve much as a mare who has now officially hit double-figures
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No / Draw
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Verdict Starting price

6

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Tramore

Musical Ava

11st 3lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John M Burke

Respectable form at Cork and Fairyhouse on last two starts; overall profile is a concern, 1-36 over hurdles, and hardly likely to improve much as a mare who has now officially hit double-figures

8/1

5th

12

2nd Nov 2021

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:45 Fairyhouse

Musical Ava

11st 1lb

J: Martin Burke

T: John M Burke

Decent effort when fifth at Cork last time; overall profile is a concern, 1-35 over hurdles, and hardly likely to improve as a mare just two months away from double-figures.

12/1

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Payout
Exacta €230.00
Straight Forecast €175.60
Tricast €5051.50
Trifecta €2846.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Bridge Street

The Irish Sun:

Kingsgate

RP Ratings (IRE):

Bridge Street

POSTDATA:

Bridge Street