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  • 2m 4f 50y
  • 19 runners
  • Win time: 5m 18s
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Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.80
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 784

Last run: 13 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Made a couple of mistakes when finishing in mid-field on hurdling debut at Naas; appeals as one who may be suited by 2m4f on evidence of staying-on 2m Punchestown fourth
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5th

13

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 55y

14:35 Fairyhouse

L’yser

11st 3lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Barry Connell

Made a couple of mistakes when finishing in mid-field on hurdling debut in Naas event in which Killer Mode was second; won a C&D maiden hurdle with plenty in reserve but will need to jump more fluently now.

14/1

1st

7

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Fairyhouse

L’yser

12st 0lb

J: Donal McInerney

T: Barry Connell

Made a couple of mistakes when finishing in mid-field on hurdling debut at Naas; appeals as one who may be suited by 2m4f on evidence of staying-on 2m Punchestown fourth

4/1

4th

12

16th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:45 Punchestown

L’yser

12st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Barry Connell

Made a couple of mistakes when finishing in mid-field on hurdling debut at Naas; may improve

25/1

10/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 00094

Last run: 31 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Seems to be improving gradually; place possibility here if that trend is maintained following fourth in a 17-runner contest at Limerick a month ago.
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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

3/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 0-04S0

Last run: 69 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Much-improved from two previous bumper runs when long-priced fourth in Galway maiden hurdle in October; in contention when slipped up after three out here in November; was set a very hard task in a Listed bumper at Navan on latest.
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10th

20

27th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 180y

15:40 Punchestown

Outback Flyer

11st 2lb

J: Tommy Brett

T: Peter Fahey

1st

8

1st Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 50y

16:30 Wexford

Outback Flyer

11st 7lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Peter Fahey

4th

9

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Wexford

Outback Flyer

10st 13lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Peter Fahey

Good effort when fourth in a 2m Galway maiden hurdle last October; down in trip again now after finishing almost 20l third in a 2m4f Fairyhouse event last time; should be capable of success at some stage, but others make more appeal here.

6/1

20/1

Form: 94-8

Last run: 119 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Best of his three runs last year was in a maiden hurdle over 3m at Cork in April; absent since disappointing Gowran run in October.
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21

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Champ Royal

10st 9lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: C A Murphy

Third reserve; promising handicap debut at Navan before disappointing favourite at Naas last month under forcing tactics; clearly thought capable of better and now tried again at this trip.

9th

8

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

16:50 Naas

Champ Royal

11st 10lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C A Murphy

Solid fourth in a Fairyhouse maiden (Gd/y) in January before a decent run on handicap debut (hvy) last time at Navan; should handle this ground too and holds a solid chance.

11/2

9

19th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 0y

17:10 Thurles

Champ Royal

11st 4lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: C A Murphy

Has progressed this winter and produced his best effort yet when third of 20 (beaten roughly 8l) at Navan last month on handicap debut; different ground here but 3lb higher mark looks workable and he's one to consider.

7/1

Form: 5-49U

Last run: 32 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
First of his three runs over hurdles (fourth behind the useful Eric Bloodaxe over 2m3f at Naas) offers some hope; others have better credentials.
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2

11th May 2022

Good

2m 2f 110y

Class 5

15:10 Newton Abbot

Valirann Gold

12st 2lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Harriet Brown

5

2nd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Warwick

Valirann Gold

11st 11lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Harriet Brown

5

14th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 4

13:00 Plumpton

Valirann Gold

11st 0lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Harriet Brown

Only beaten about 19l when 300-1 for very good Naas maiden (2m3f, yielding to soft) on hurdling debut in November, but his subsequent Irish form has been very underwhelming; now makes his debut for Harriet Brown and cheekpieces removed after one use.

25/1

Form: 00-09

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Nothing in her four starts so far to suggest that she could play a featuring part.
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4th

9

3rd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:40 Fairyhouse

Dazzling Dove

10st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

4th

13

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:51 Clonmel

Dazzling Dove

11st 0lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Gibney

Signs of improvement at Fairyhouse last time having previously shown very little; could slot into handicaps effectively now, talented 5lb claimer aboard.

12/1

6th

13

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Fairyhouse

Dazzling Dove

11st 7lb

J: Colin Halpin

T: Thomas Gibney

Nothing in her four starts so far to suggest that she could play a featuring part.

50/1

Form: 474

Last run: 14 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Won twice in points; has shown enough over hurdles to suggest he could be in the mix; best two runs at this venue; not much mileage on the clock.
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10

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:45 Wexford

The Blind Piper

11st 12lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Ms M M Gannon

Dual point winner; fourth beaten 11l on hurdle bow at Fairyhouse in December and bounced back from a lesser effort when returning to that venue in January, filling fourth spot again; was bidding to make all before a bad mistake cost him last time when a beaten 9-4 favourite; sets the standard on form but the drop back in trip isn't guaranteed to suit.

5/4

7th

10

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Fairyhouse

The Blind Piper

12st 0lb

J: Ian Power

T: Ms M M Gannon

Won twice in points; has shown enough over hurdles to suggest he could be in the mix; best two runs at this venue; not much mileage on the clock.

4/1

4th

13

15th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:32 Fairyhouse

The Blind Piper

11st 6lb

J: Ian Power

T: Ms M M Gannon

Dual point winner and not disgraced in a couple of maiden hurdles last month; gradually coming down in trip and one that could outrun his odds.

20/1

Form: 87-5

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Not disgraced in two runs over hurdles in 2020; remote fifth in a bumper at Punchestown; may have needed that after a lengthy absence.
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15

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 5f 61y

19:00 Ballinrobe

We’llgowats

11st 4lb

J: Jamie Hayes

T: Liam G O’Brien

14

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

16:45 Limerick

We’llgowats

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Liam G O’Brien

3rd

5

23rd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:30 Ffos Las

We’llgowats

10st 9lb

J: David Noonan

T: Liam G O’Brien

Well held at big prices in all three hurdle runs and she made several mistakes at Fairyhouse (2m4f) last time; has plenty to find and minor handicaps look the way forward after this.

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 079

Last run: 14 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Should be better for his run here two weeks but needs to show considerable improvement; well held by The Blind Piper on that basis.
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11th

12

22nd Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

15:30 Navan

Alfieri

11st 0lb

J: Mr J W Reilly

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Poor form in maiden hurdles so far; slightly longer trip for handicap debut; hard to fancy.

25/1

9th

1

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Fairyhouse

Alfieri

12st 0lb

J: Mr J W Reilly

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Should be better for his run here two weeks but needs to show considerable improvement; well held by The Blind Piper on that basis.

33/1

8/1

Form: U50

Last run: 90 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Fit from recent Flat action at Dundalk; 99-rated gelding should be capable of holding his own in a race of modest standard.
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4th

2

(11)

14th May 2022

Good

1m 5f 0y

17:00 Navan

Fattan

10st 0lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: D Broad

3rd

2

(7)

20th Apr 2022

Good

1m 6f 70y

18:50 Bellewstown

Fattan

10st 0lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: D Broad

8th

6

27th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:51 Limerick

Fattan

11st 2lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Gordon Elliott

Showed some definite promise on the Flat and initially over hurdles for Denis Hogan; first run for Gordon Elliott and interesting to see what the market makes of him.

10/1

50/1

Form: -809U5

Last run: 21 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

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

33/1

Form: -44000

Last run: 34 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Minor promise in bumpers but no sign that he is improving; two poor runs over hurdles.
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12th

8

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Fairyhouse

Magnetic Pulse

12st 0lb

J: Richard Condon

T: P A Fahy

Minor promise in bumpers but no sign that he is improving; two poor runs over hurdles.

33/1

11th

11

26th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:30 Leopardstown

Magnetic Pulse

11st 11lb

J: Mr E Mahon

T: P A Fahy

Showed some ability in three bumper starts before being well held in two maiden hurdles; likely to find several too strong again.

50/1

14th

3

2nd Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:30 Clonmel

Magnetic Pulse

12st 0lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: P A Fahy

Showed ability in bumpers but jumped poorly on his hurdles debut at Fairyhouse on Saturday; others preferred.

25/1

Form: 886

Last run: 126 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Absent since moderate sixth at Listowel festival; major improvement required.
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5th

14

2nd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

14:35 Down Royal

Montel Glory

11st 1lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

14th

9

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

16:13 Limerick

Montel Glory

11st 5lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

7

17th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Down Royal

Montel Glory

11st 7lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

Yet to make much show in maiden hurdle company; handicap debut but might just want better ground; others preferred.

33/1

Form: 500-

Last run: 303 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

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

20/1

Form: 0-00

Last run: 44 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Should do better when he gets more experience; hard to make a strong case at this stage.
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8

7th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:20 Cork

Limekiln Rock

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: M F Morris

50/1

15th

6

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Fairyhouse

Limekiln Rock

12st 0lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: M F Morris

Should do better when he gets more experience; hard to make a strong case at this stage.

20/1

Form: 0840-

Last run: 334 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point winner for Donnchadh Doyle in 2019; second of three hurdle runs last year was satisfactory; off for 11 months but not without a chance in a maiden of this standard.
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14

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Fairyhouse

Fantasia Roque

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Noel Meade

Point winner for Donnchadh Doyle in 2019; second of three hurdle runs last year was satisfactory; off for 11 months but not without a chance in a maiden of this standard.

6/1

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Payout
Exacta €642.00
Straight Forecast €507.60
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Selections

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Uknowcarty

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L'yser

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The Blind Piper

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