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12:50 Clonmel

Heavy

Monroe Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5267.86
  • 2m 0f 164y
  • 18 runners
  • Win time: 4m 46s
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Monroe Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 20 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

15/2 (Won)

  • Win: £13.60
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 37-

Last run: 292 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Third to subsequent Grade 1 winner Mighty Potter in a Punchestown bumper in March; very disappointing at Thurles later in the month and not seen since; potentially interesting on his hurdles debut.

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4th

2

6th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 56y

Class 4

14:00 Wetherby

Hasty Brook

11st 13lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Rebecca Menzies

in touch with leaders

4/1

2nd

5

22nd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 2f 191y

Class 4

15:35 Haydock

Hasty Brook

11st 10lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Rebecca Menzies

Irish maiden hurdle winner who was runner-up in novice hurdles last spring on his first two starts for this yard; the form of his stable is a positive but he's struggled on both runs this season; major turnaround needed.

16/1

1

17th Mar 2023

Good

2m 3f 88y

Class 4

16:40 Doncaster

Hasty Brook

12st 1lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Rebecca Menzies

Fairly useful ex-Irish 2m winner but he's failed to fire in two runs for current yard this term, tongue tied when only seventh in 2m4f Wetherby handicap hurdle in January; needs to bounce back.

14/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 523-45

Last run: 5 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Three-time runner-up in bumpers and maiden hurdles; kept on okay when fifth in a handicap hurdle at Fairyhouse on Saturday and should go well again.

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6

27th Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 173y

Class 2

17:20 Sandown

Mahons Glory

11st 7lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Patrick Neville

Made big impact on only second outing for current yard when running away with seven-runner event at Kempton (2m5f, good) on Boxing Day; faced tough task at Aintree (Grade 1; 100-1) two weeks ago, but he's now 10lb higher than at Kempton and in a stronger race, so another personal best is needed.

14/1

8th

5

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 1

15:30 Aintree

Mahons Glory

11st 10lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Patrick Neville

Won C&D maiden (good to soft) in October 2022 and readily made all in handicap at Kempton (2m5f, good) this December on second run for new yard; showed promise on soft/heavy earlier in career; takes a leap in grade today but it was a career-best performance last time and it remains to be seen where the ceiling of his ability now lies; not ruled out each-way at big odds.

66/1

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11/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 333

Last run: 28 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Third in three bumpers, including at Sandown in November; underwhelming effort at Tramore last month but should still have a leading chance on his hurdles debut.

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0

2

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 47y

17:05 Sligo

Lieutenant Highway

11st 10lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Progressive summer novice over hurdles last year; form of win in three-runner contest at Roscommon on second chase start is far from solid and ran no race in Grade 3 at Galway festival; doesn't want testing ground

5/2

Form: 3/2P-3

Last run: 35 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a Tramore maiden hurdle a year ago; similar level of form when third in a better contest here last month; reproduction of that would make him very hard to beat here.

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8th

3

1st Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 150y

17:15 Wexford

Gorki Dairy

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield 5 out, pushed along and outpaced after 3 out, weakened from 2 out

15/8

4th

7

6th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 164y

12:50 Clonmel

Gorki Dairy

12st 0lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Runner-up in a Tramore maiden hurdle a year ago; similar level of form when third in a better contest here last month; reproduction of that would make him very hard to beat here.

4/6

3rd

6

2nd Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 14y

12:00 Clonmel

Gorki Dairy

11st 6lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Ran into a decent horse on his Irish debut at Tramore in January and ran no race subsequently in a Thurles maiden hurdle; back after nine months off and surprising if he was not capable of better.

6/1

Form: 20-

Last run: 265 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Good second on debut in a C&D maiden hurdle in April; well beaten in a Ballinrobe bumper later in the month; clearly goes well fresh and has an each-way chance here at his best.

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2nd

1

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:55 Limerick

Malinas Glory

12st 0lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: A M O’Grady

took keen hold, jumped left on occasions, pressed leader, briefly led 1st, briefly led 3rd, disputed lead from 6th

13/2

Form: 00

Last run: 11 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Placed on both points for Colin Bowe; well beaten in both maiden hurdles last month and needs this for a handicap mark.

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1st

1

11th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 9y

12:25 Clonmel

Money Heist

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

travelled strongly, prominent, went second after 3 out, led narrowly before 2 out, went clear going best before last, comfortably

13/8

1st

5

14th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Naas

Money Heist

11st 9lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Switched to chasing the season before last after four ordinary runs over hurdles; a different proposition in his first handicap hurdle at Galway 14 months ago, landing a gamble; next run probably came too soon; reappeared after another year off with a good handicap hurdle run at Cork; potentially well treated.

7/2

4th

8

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:50 Cork

Money Heist

11st 8lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Switched to chasing the season before last after four ordinary runs over hurdles (beaten a minimum of 48l); a different proposition in his first handicap hurdle at Galway 13 months ago, landing a gamble; reappeared under a fixed penalty at Downpatrick three days later, sent off at odds-on and was been 50l in fifth; hard to know what to expect now.

8/1

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Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Modest pointer on all known form and looks up against it on his track debut.

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0

10

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

17:05 Bellewstown

Dont Doubt Me

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

midfield

40/1

0

13

8th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:00 Bellewstown

Dont Doubt Me

11st 4lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

The wheels have come off since his Gowran win (2m4f, yielding) and the tongue-tie is now added; reservations.

33/1

9

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 80y

19:00 Down Royal

Dont Doubt Me

11st 5lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Off the mark from 6lb lower at Gowran (2m4f, good) in September but tailed off at Cheltenham next time and was brought down early on chase debut a fortnight ago; may need this run after that early exit.

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Pulled up a long way out on his only point start and looks up against it.

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12th

7

22nd Nov 2022

Soft

3m 0f 100y

15:15 Limerick

Ned The Smith

11st 3lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Modest form in maidens and pulled up in both handicap starts; hard to make a case for him.

25/1

14

3rd Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:30 Tipperary

Ned The Smith

11st 4lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

in touch with leaders, mistake 2nd, dropped to midfield when pushed along and reminder after 10th, soon weakened, pulled up before 4 out (jockey said the gelding burst a blood vessel during this race. vet reported gelding had blood at the nostrils post race)

33/1

6th

3

18th Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:40 Listowel

Ned The Smith

11st 12lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

in touch with leaders on inner, not fluent 9th, ridden and outpaced 10th, soon beaten

100/1

200/1

Form:

Last run: 21 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Tailed off on debut at Naas last month and makes no appeal here.

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1st

6

6th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

Class 3

15:20 Uttoxeter

Carbon King

11st 0lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Evan Williams

towards rear

25/1

2

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

16:10 Uttoxeter

Carbon King

12st 1lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Evan Williams

Shot back to form when taking a novice handicap chase at Ffos Las (2m3f, heavy) in December on third start for this stable but he was pulled up on his outing prior to that and has suffered a similar fate the last twice; hard to know what to expect.

8/1

9

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 25y

Class 2

15:35 Exeter

Carbon King

10st 6lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Evan Williams

Three wins over hurdles in Ireland last season (up to 2m5f) and he shot back to form when taking a six-runner novice handicap chase at Ffos Las (2m3f, heavy) in December on third start for this stable; however, not proven over this sort of trip and pulled up when out of his depth trying 3m in a Grade 2 novice chase on latest outing; needs a career best.

16/1

Form: 50-

Last run: 287 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Not disgraced on debut in a modest maiden hurdle here in March; unable to match that at Cork later in the month and not seen since; others much more likely.

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5th

17

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:50 Cork

Chapel Street

11st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: Joseph Hennessy

Won a Wexford handicap hurdle in June 2022; fine effort at the same venue in May after almost a year off; unplaced on his next two starts; came good again at this venue three weeks ago, staying on well to win a 2m3f contest; may feature again off 6lb higher, though ground might be too testing this time

10/1

1st

4

15th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:45 Cork

Chapel Street

11st 10lb

J: Daniel King

T: Joseph Hennessy

Won a Wexford handicap hurdle in June 2022 and a fine effort back there on return from a year off; not so good at Roscommon last time and will have to recapture his best.

16/1

Form:

Last run: 11 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Modest Flat handicapper and not beaten that far behind Sir Gerhard on his hurdles debut at Leopardstown; could outrun his likely odds.

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2nd

16

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Silverstrand

10st 13lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: John C McConnell

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders before 3 out, went second after last, kept on, no match for winner

8/1

7th

11

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 170y

17:35 Downpatrick

Silverstrand

11st 0lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

No win in 14 hurdle starts but solid runs at Naas (3m) and Ballinrobe (2m6f) earlier this year; questions to answer after being tailed-off at Kilbeggan since.

10/1

Form:

Last run: 11 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Flat maiden although showed some ability in Britain; tailed off on his hurdles debut at Leopardstown two weeks ago and hard to fancy here.

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10th

14

11th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Cork

Golden Sandbanks

11st 8lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul W Flynn

Versatile 7yo won over hurdles at Sligo (2m2f) last summer and twice on the flat in the autumn; has his ground here although unproven over this far.

16/1

Form: 9

Last run: 11 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Far from disgraced on his hurdles debut at Leopardstown; others preferred but could go well.

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0

3

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 138y

14:30 Thurles

Sphagnum

11st 13lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: J P Broderick

Still involved when coming down over fences when last seen in September; best form has come over further but not ruled out from lower hurdle mark.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Fifth foal; closely related to point/bumper/2m-2m1f hurdle/chase winner Ballyvic Boru; dam tailed off in bumper, half-sister to 2m4f hurdle winner Mythical Warrior and closely related to 2m-3m1f chase winner High Aspirations; stoutly-bred newcomer and best watched here.

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4th

1

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Limerick

Ask The Bookie

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gillian Scott

Second in a 2m4f Cork maiden two seasons ago; excellent effort after a long layoff when fourth at Galway in October; only a nose behind the much shorter-priced Ballycallan King here ten weeks ago.

6/1

3rd

2

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:00 Limerick

Ask The Bookie

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Gillian Scott

Second in a Cork maiden hurdle in March 2022; tailed-off in a bumper the following month; absent until making a satisfactory comeback at Galway last month, had trouble getting a clear run before staying on late to take fourth

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Not seen since second in a maiden point more than three years ago; debuts for Mick Winters here and very hard to assess but worth watching.

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13

3rd Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:30 Tipperary

First Earl

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Michael Winters

in touch with leaders, mistake 6th, not fluent 7th, ridden and weakening when slow jump 4 out, pulled up before 3 out (jockey said gelding lost his action and was pulled up)

25/1

7

9th Sep 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

18:35 Ballinrobe

First Earl

11st 7lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Michael Winters

Has made very little impact in eight Rules starts so far between hurdling and chasing; soundly beaten over fences at Roscommon last time and major improvement needed; others appeal more.

33/1

8th

7

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 70y

17:55 Roscommon

First Earl

11st 7lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Michael Winters

prominent, going okay but lost position before 3rd, towards rear when not fluent 8th, shaken up before 12th, ridden and struggling before 3 out

14/1

Form:

Last run: 21 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Tailed off on debut at Naas last month and makes no appeal.

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9

6th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 164y

12:50 Clonmel

Just Alchemist

12st 0lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Tailed off on debut at Naas last month and makes no appeal.

150/1

6

18th Dec 2021

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:35 Navan

Just Alchemist

12st 0lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: P J Rothwell

Dam won a maiden point and half-sister to bumper/hurdle winner Some Present; tough task on debut.

100/1

Form: 480

Last run: 19 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Not disgraced in a Limerick bumper in October but well beaten twice since; others preferred.

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0

5

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:33 Tramore

Kool Kal

11st 12lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: James M Barcoe

Well-held all starts; huge layoff; top rider.

100/1

6

27th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Limerick

Kool Kal

11st 12lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: James M Barcoe

Best effort in four starts came on debut at this venue last October but hasn't shown winning potential in trio of starts since; opposable.

40/1

10

6th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 164y

12:50 Clonmel

Kool Kal

12st 0lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: James M Barcoe

Not disgraced in a Limerick bumper in October but well beaten twice since; others preferred.

50/1

Form:

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Poor performer on the Flat; down the field on hurdling debut at Naas; makes no appeal.

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18

6th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 164y

12:50 Clonmel

Rip Wendy

11st 7lb

J: Ben Kennedy

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Poor performer on the Flat; down the field on hurdling debut at Naas; makes no appeal.

150/1

16

1st Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Tramore

Rip Wendy

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Poor performer on the Flat; down the field on hurdling debut at Naas; first reserve.

15th

18

16th Dec 2021

Yielding

1m 7f 180y

12:50 Naas

Rip Wendy

11st 9lb

J: Ben Kennedy

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Poor Flat performer and making up the numbers here.

200/1

Form: 6

Last run: 28 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

First reserve; down the field in a Tramore bumper last month; others more likely.

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9th

4

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

17:10 Tramore

Garcon Doux

11st 12lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

Sole win (Cork) came in testing conditions and good second at this meeting last year over 2m4f; may need this comeback run although yard among the winners of late.

12/1

Form: 500-

Last run: 280 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; was novicey but ran well in a Gowran maiden hurdle in March; well beaten twice since.

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14th

17

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Fairyhouse

Royal Sage

12st 0lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

First reserve; two poor runs last season after a reasonably encouraging debut fifth at Gowran.

20

6th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 164y

12:50 Clonmel

Royal Sage

12st 0lb

J: Ben Kennedy

T: P J Rothwell

Second reserve; was novicey but ran well in a Gowran maiden hurdle in March; well beaten twice since.

18

2nd Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:30 Clonmel

Royal Sage

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: P J Rothwell

Second reserve; was novicey but ran well in a Gowran maiden hurdle in March; well beaten twice since.

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