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Hollywoodbets Powering Jamie Moore & Daniel Muscutt Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6197.48
  • 3m 0f 40y
  • 11 runners
  • Win time: 6m 40s
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Hollywoodbets Powering Jamie Moore & Daniel Muscutt Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

8/11 (Won)

  • Win: £1.20
  • Place: £1.02

Form: 112 C

Last run: 19 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Point winner 2-2 in bumpers (RPR 110), remarkably 2-9 when winning here; 12-1, beat high-class if flattering bumper horse Kilcruit when staying-on second on Leopardstown hurdling debut; can jump better and win.

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1st

4

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 104y

16:15 Punchestown

Minella Crooner

11st 4lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Winner over 2m7f on heavy ground at Wexford last November; not at his best since; a negative that he has been pulled up in his two attempts at about 3m6f; also suffered that fate in Grand National.

16/1

21

13th Apr 2024

Soft

4m 2f 74y

Class 1

16:00 Aintree

Minella Crooner

10st 10lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Gordon Elliott

Has shown his form over 2m7f on heavy ground this term but took a backward step behind I Am Maximus at Fairyhouse in February and pulled up at Cheltenham (33-1) last month; also pulled up in his two attempts at about 3m6f, so he's not high on the list.

66/1

9

12th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 1f 0y

Class 1

14:50 Cheltenham

Minella Crooner

11st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Useful chase form as a novice but he was out of sorts in the National Hunt Chase here last year; back on track when winning a Listed race on return and he bettered that when a good third in a Grade 3 at Tramore (also 2m7f, heavy) on New Year's Day; not the same force either side of that but still has possibilities.

25/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: /427-4

Last run: 21 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 123

Form & Verdict

Rating up to 123 after fine 66-1 fourth at Limerick behind classy Eric Bloodaxe in graded affair; not sure he's worth that but that was his first go at a staying trip and will probably place if he is.

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6th

3

12th May 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 20y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Eye Van

11st 12lb

J: Niall Moore

T: R P Cody

Record of 1-13 over hurdles and rated 123 in that sphere; some decent runs in defeat lately but was well below form at Punchestown last time; cheekpieces on for chasing debut.

16/1

5th

2

26th Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 180y

16:45 Punchestown

Eye Van

11st 12lb

J: Niall Moore

T: R P Cody

prominent, pushed along and lost position after 3 out, ridden and detached from 2 out

12/1

13

10th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 155y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Eye Van

10st 13lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: R P Cody

2m4f maiden winner at Down Royal and not beaten far in Thurles novice two starts back; well held latest and mark looks stiff enough.

20/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 6

Last run: 37 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Winning pointer at Punchestown; 2-1, cut out at Fairyhouse behind Cru Bourgeois for top yard, form of which is a big concern; tongue-tie may help.

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5

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Dublin Calling

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Won his point here for Ronald O'Leary; beaten a similar distance in two maiden hurdle runs, the latest over 3m here when tongue-tied; claims.

7/1

3rd

5

17th Jan 2022

Soft

3m 0f 40y

15:00 Punchestown

Dublin Calling

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Winning pointer at Punchestown; 2-1, cut out at Fairyhouse behind Cru Bourgeois for top yard, form of which is a big concern; tongue-tie may help.

6/1

6th

6

11th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 110y

14:12 Fairyhouse

Dublin Calling

11st 6lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Henry De Bromhead

Won a point-to-point on yielding ground in May and starts off here for powerful stable.

5/1

Form: 93

Last run: 37 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Much better in maidens when stepped up to nearly 3m at Fairyhouse (33-1), game and staying well; RPR of 111 then.

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13th

3

5th Mar 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:35 Wexford

Cru Bourgeois

11st 11lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

midfield

20/1

13th

5

18th Feb 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

16:02 Gowran Park

Cru Bourgeois

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

Some promise in maiden hurdles but shown nothing over fences in two runs so far.

100/1

11th

6

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Fairyhouse

Cru Bourgeois

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Paul Nolan

106-rated hurdler was tailed off on his chasing debut at Down Royal; can be ruled out.

33/1

Form: 24/0

Last run: 22 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Promise behind useful sort in Navan bumper two years ago; only ran twice since and down the field on stable debut at Christmas; new trip may work better but risky.

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10th

2

17th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 133y

Class 5

14:45 Kelso

Dont Tell Allen

11st 13lb

J: Edward Austin

T: James Ewart

Ex-Irish 8yo who won over hurdles last spring and started off in Britain with two very respectable chase runs for Ewan Whillans towards end of 2022 (2m4f/3m); below that form on stable debut in February but has slipped to a good mark and might be aided by a tongue-tie here.

10/1

4th

2

3rd Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

14:10 Catterick

Dont Tell Allen

12st 2lb

J: Edward Austin

T: James Ewart

Won a maiden hurdle at Wexford last June and didn't run badly over fences late last year on his two starts for Ewan Whillans; however, he has to find something extra if he's to make a winning stable debut.

15/2

Form: 57-9

Last run: 256 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

RPRs about 96 in bumpers; off since May.

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2nd

2

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 74y

15:05 Thurles

Friends N Commerce

11st 12lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Patrick G Kelly

led, headed and raced in second after 3rd, lost second last, rallied and went second again run-in, no match for winner

20/1

5th

1

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 73y

14:25 Punchestown

Friends N Commerce

12st 0lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Patrick G Kelly

raced wide, prominent, joined leader before 3 out, bumped before 2 out

12/1

4th

7

27th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:37 Limerick

Friends N Commerce

11st 7lb

J: Miss L Costello

T: Patrick G Kelly

One of two runners for these connections; maiden has run creditably at times over hurdles and fences, including several times at this track; poor on handicap chase debut last time but could bounce back reverting to hurdles.

10/1

33/1

Form: 0-3309

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Rated 88, she has no chance on form but stamina assured; tongue-tie and cheekpieces.

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7

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

14:50 Clonmel

Greige

11st 6lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Paul Traynor

Eight-race maiden who was tailed off on chase debut last month; ran okay over hurdles last time but opposable back in this sphere and would probably prefer better ground.

25/1

5th

10

23rd Feb 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 100y

15:50 Punchestown

Greige

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Paul Traynor

Placed twice in the summer but was well below that level lately and has to bounce back.

22/1

9th

8

9th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 5f 0y

12:45 Fairyhouse

Greige

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Paul Traynor

88-rated mare with modest placed form over hurdles; no appeal in this company on chase debut

200/1

Form: 895

Last run: 30 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Not disgraced on stable debut when moderate fifth at Navan; up in trip and probably more a handicap type.

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1st

4

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 130y

15:55 Galway

Listentillitellyea

11st 9lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

No wins but five seconds from 20 starts over hurdles; has a bit to find with Makfils on Sligo running, but previous Ballinrobe second was encouraging.

6/1

6th

1

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 93y

17:40 Sligo

Listentillitellyea

12st 3lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

No wins but five seconds from 19 starts over hurdles; good run behind the in-form Presenting Lad at Ballinrobe last time; fair chance of reaching the money.

6/1

OUR TIP

Form: 8

Last run: 92 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

16-1, struggled in Cork bumper (good).

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9th

1

17th Jan 2022

Soft

3m 0f 40y

15:00 Punchestown

Ballykeeffe

12st 0lb

J: Daniel Holden

T: Louise G Lyons

16-1, struggled in Cork bumper (good).

200/1

8th

3

17th Oct 2021

Good

2m 3f 0y

15:50 Cork

Ballykeeffe

11st 9lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: Louise G Lyons

Small yard; no great appeal on paper though dam was decent 1m4f winner.

100/1

Form: 0-

Last run: 496 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Struggling on Flat this back-end; small new yard; nothing previous hurdles attempt.

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10th

13

(14)

10th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 3f 80y

16:55 Killarney

Cardinal Rule

8st 13lb

J: Joe Doyle

T: L Young

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders after 2f, ridden and outpaced under 2f out, no impression and edged left over 1f out

33/1

11th

6

(5)

29th Sep 2022

Good

1m 3f 211y

17:00 Bellewstown

Cardinal Rule

9st 3lb

J: Katelyn Young

T: L Young

ducked right start, midfield, lost position after halfway, nudged along from 3f out, ridden 2f out, minor headway against far rail 1f out, soon weakened

33/1

8th

14

(3)

5th Aug 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 115y

20:25 Tipperary

Cardinal Rule

10st 1lb

J: Katelyn Young

T: L Young

slowly into stride, awkward start, in rear throughout, in touch with leaders when nudged along home turn, pushed along from 2f out, no extra inside final furlong

40/1

Form: 2-576

Last run: 22 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Rated 98, he's safely held on Fairyhouse running by Cru Bourgeois; no better at Down Royal at 22-1 since; worth noting he ran well in 2m4f bumper here on heavy ground.

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0

4

24th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 4

12:05 Catterick

Golas Tiep

11st 1lb

J: Joshua Thompson

T: Micky Hammond

in touch with leaders, pulled up quickly before 7th, fatally injured

10/1

9th

4

25th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 160y

18:30 Limerick

Golas Tiep

11st 12lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: C A McBratney

Modest form over hurdles since second in 3m conditions event at Down Royal just over a year ago; unlikely to feature.

100/1

10th

3

5th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 180y

17:40 Downpatrick

Golas Tiep

11st 11lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: C A McBratney

midfield, ridden after 3 out

20/1

Form: 0-PPP

Last run: 2 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Nothing so far; new yard; blinkers.

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5

1st Mar 2022

Soft

2m 6f 151y

Class 5

15:35 Leicester

Kilcasey Gold

11st 2lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Clare Ellam

Shown little so far but at least this is easier than when pulled up on handicap chase debut at Navan last week; still has much to prove back with former yard.

33/1

15

22nd Feb 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:40 Navan

Kilcasey Gold

10st 0lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Paul John Gilligan

Poor form in points and over hurdles; limited chasing experience; nothing to suggest that he can make an impact here, 12lb out of the handicap.

100/1

Form: F53

Last run: 2 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

200-1, far from discredited at Limerick at Christmas (second, Emily Roebling and fourth, Beth Horan, run earlier today); should win races but not this one; creditable third at Fairyhouse on Saturday so would be turning out quickly if coming here.

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2nd

4

12th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:10 Killarney

Lady Rita

11st 0lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Louise G Lyons

towards rear, headway 2 out, went second after last, kept on, no match for winner

16/1

13th

10

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 147y

15:55 Naas

Lady Rita

10st 3lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Louise G Lyons

Much more at home over staying trips, most recently scoring over 2m7f at Killarney in July in today's headgear combination; will be more at home on summer ground but interesting one to watch after seven months off.

12/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Minella Crooner

RP Ratings (IRE):

Minella Crooner

POSTDATA:

Minella Crooner

The Irish Sun:

Minella Crooner