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BetVictor Proud To Support Irish Racing Opportunity Mares Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 14 runners
  • Win time: 4m 8s
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BetVictor Proud To Support Irish Racing Opportunity Mares Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £6.00
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 20-423

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Placed in four of her seven races, twice in bumpers, twice over hurdles; has 4l to find with stablemate La Prima Donna on Clonmel running; should reach the money again.

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7

23rd Sep 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

16:35 Listowel

Mi Lighthouse

11st 0lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

in touch with leaders, midfield when mistake 6th, not fluent and dropped to rear 8th, became detached 9th, pulled up after 4 out

9/1

9th

12

20th Aug 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

17:05 Killarney

Mi Lighthouse

10st 6lb

J: Jack Foley

T: W P Mullins

never better than mid-division, hampered 6th, ridden but no impression from 2 out, not fluent last

6/1

1st

5

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

19:15 Limerick

Mi Lighthouse

10st 13lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

tracked leader, lost second 4th, slightly hampered 6th, not fluent 3 out, switched right before 2 out, led 2 out, soon pushed along, ridden and edged left run-in, just held on

7/4

13/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 35-P33

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Point winner at Kildorrery in November; has shaped well in taking third on her two most recent maiden hurdle outings, over 2m4f here and over the same trip at Fairyhouse; should be in the mix, but may find the two Mullins runners too strong.

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17

22nd Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 36y

16:03 Clonmel

Our Miss Power

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Third reserve; has been placed three times in mares' maiden hurdles this season, though was below form at Punchestown last time; point' winner would be respected if getting a run.

9

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Wexford

Our Miss Power

11st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Limited mare but consistent in maiden hurdles; needs further but slow ground will help and won't disgrace herself on her chase debut.

14/1

5th

15

23rd Feb 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 31y

15:15 Punchestown

Our Miss Power

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Point' winner has been placed in a bumper and several maiden hurdles, inculding at Fairyhouse and Limerick the last twice; cheekpieces are retained and should go well, though vulnerable again.

9/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 6

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Noted staying on towards the finish over C&D first time out; should improve but may need further.

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3

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 90y

16:58 Navan

Lizrona

11st 9lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Eric Larkin

didn't jump well, always behind, tailed off when bad mistake 2 out, soon pulled up

10/1

6th

2

27th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 2f 0y

13:40 Fairyhouse

Lizrona

11st 13lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Eric Larkin

Won twice over fences last season, over 3m at Thurles and 2m7f Clonmel, confirming her stamina; made an encouraging start to the season when second at Roscommon in September; questions to answer following four subsequent displays of lesser merit.

16/1

6th

2

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 219y

12:15 Thurles

Lizrona

12st 0lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Eric Larkin

Won twice over fences last season, a 20-1 success in this race 12 months ago and over 2m7f Clonmel in April, confirming her stamina; made an encouraging start to the season when second at Roscommon in September; questions to answer following three subsequent displays of lesser merit.

10/1

Form: 3-

Last run: 303 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Solid pedigree; looked a possible future winner when third on debut in a 2m maiden at Cork last April; however, she has not run since and this looks a stronger race; respected all the same.

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6th

7

18th Apr 2024

Good

2m 4f 127y

Class 1

15:15 Cheltenham

Moon Eagle

10st 6lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Tom Gretton

18th race under rules when making the breakthrough at Huntingdon (3m, good) 17 days ago; that was by 11l, for which she has gone back up 7lb; that leaves her still 27lb out of the handicap today, however.

40/1

1st

4

1st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

12:35 Huntingdon

Moon Eagle

11st 2lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Tom Gretton

prominent, challenging when jumped left 2 out, soon led, ridden and went clear run-in

7/1

Form: 5457-0

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Showed some promise in bumpers last season, notably when third in a 17-runner Punchestown; yet to make any impact over hurdles; worth a look now with handicaps in mind.

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14th

1

11th Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 60y

14:20 Punchestown

Delightfantastic

12st 0lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

prominent early, midfield when hampered by faller 2 out, soon pushed along and weakened quickly (jockey said mare was hampered by the faller)

7/1

4th

3

8th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 143y

18:55 Ballinrobe

Delightfantastic

11st 13lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: John J Walsh

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders after 3 out, pushed along after 2 out, ridden and ran on well run-in, not reach leaders, forced dead-heat 4th

13/2

5th

6

25th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 130y

17:40 Galway

Delightfantastic

11st 13lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: John J Walsh

midfield and in touch with leaders, headway before 2 out, ridden and went third approaching last, no impression and lost two places run-in

6/1

OUR TIP

Form: 070

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Moderate sort on the Flat; has struggled on her first three runs over hurdles.

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9th

12

(17)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:55 Dundalk (AW)

Evening Verse

9st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

C&D winner last year who needs to improve on this year's turf form; wide draw a negative.

10/1

7th

9

(19)

16th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 100y

19:10 Gowran Park

Evening Verse

9st 5lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

Both wins have come on AW, penultimate turf run at Cork was a solid one, trip probably too far at Ballinrobe last time; other preferred.

12/1

Form: 9P07

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Maiden point winner last May; no sign of winning potential in three runs over hurdles.

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4th

12

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

17:20 Tramore

Lily Of Dromard

11st 5lb

J: Mr T Power Roche

T: Michael John O’Connor

prominent, led before 2nd, 6 lengths ahead 5th, much reduced lead 6th

20/1

25

28th Dec 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

12:35 Leopardstown

Lily Of Dromard

10st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael John O’Connor

Heavy-ground winner off 8lb lower earlier this year; has shown she can cope with this mark but perhaps placed at best.

50/1

8th

7

22nd Nov 2022

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:45 Limerick

Lily Of Dromard

11st 8lb

J: Daniel King

T: Michael John O’Connor

Ready winner at Clonmel (2m, heavy) in the spring and caught the eye when staying on well for third at Listowel (2m4f) in September; bit disappointing on latest start but respected all the same.

9/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Interesting on pedigree; dam an unraced half-sister to smart staying chaser Foxrock and to the useful Midnight Oscar.

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2nd

3

6th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 5

14:40 Warwick

Midnight Gold

11st 10lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Neil Mulholland

Off the mark at the ninth attempt over hurdles when landing a Southwell handicap (2m4f, good) last June; 6lb higher here after a lengthy absence but that was a personal best last time and she's open to more progress; respected for in-form yard.

5/1

1st

2

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

16:15 Southwell

Midnight Gold

12st 0lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Neil Mulholland

0-8 over hurdles but only her last four runs were for this stable and she seemed to respond very well to first-time cheekpieces when close second at Fontwell (2m5f, good) last month; big player if in similar form here.

4/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Half-sister to three John Ryan-trained winners, best of them The Little Yank; finished third in a recent point-to-point; up against it here.

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12th

1

23rd Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

14:50 Listowel

Lonesome Day

11st 13lb

J: D G Hogan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

pushed along briefly, soon disputed lead, briefly led after 2nd, prominent when not fluent 3rd, lost second but close up 4th, not fluent 4 out, pushed along and dropped to midfield before 3 out, ridden and weakened after 3 out

12/1

15th

15

18th Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Listowel

Lonesome Day

11st 0lb

J: D G Hogan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

always towards rear, became detached when nudged along after 3 out, eased before 2 out

16/1

4th

2

2nd Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Lonesome Day

12st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

towards rear of midfield, steady headway from 2 out, ridden approaching last, went fourth last, no extra run-in

25/1

Form: 00

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

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

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12th

11

3rd Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Tramore

Kilrush Scorpion

11st 2lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Michael Winters

in touch with leaders, tracked leaders halfway, pushed along and lost position before 2 out, soon weakened

16/1

7th

14

10th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:35 Clonmel

Kilrush Scorpion

10st 11lb

J: Donal McInerney

T: Michael Winters

held up in rear, not fluent 4th, pushed along before 3 out, headway home turn, went fourth before 2 out, not fluent last, kept on, not reach leaders

22/1

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

Form: 0-0

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tailed off in a mares' bumper last season; similar outcome on hurdling debut at Clonmel.

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17th

6

26th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:25 Limerick

Courtbrack Lady

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Denis Leahy

100/1

11th

1

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Limerick

Courtbrack Lady

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: Denis Leahy

Tailed off in a mares' bumper last season; similar outcome on hurdling debut at Clonmel.

100/1

11th

5

6th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 164y

12:20 Clonmel

Courtbrack Lady

11st 1lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Denis Leahy

Tailed off in a mares' bumper at Thurles on only start so far; likely to need further and has a 315-day absence to overcome.

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Half-sister to point/hurdles winner Goulane Jessie; dam maiden point winner; in good hands.

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10

23rd Feb 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 31y

15:15 Punchestown

Goulane Grace

10st 13lb

J: Dylan Whelan

T: Declan Queally

Tailed-off on debut at Limerick and a transformation is needed now.

100/1

12th

4

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Limerick

Goulane Grace

11st 7lb

J: Dylan Whelan

T: Declan Queally

Half-sister to point/hurdles winner Goulane Jessie; dam maiden point winner; in good hands.

25/1

Form: 8-0

Last run: 100 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Half-sister to Scottish Champion Hurdle winner Raya Star; respectable on debut in Goffs Land Rover Bumper at Punchestown, finishing eighth of 22; disappointing in a Galway bumper in October.

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13th

5

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Limerick

Hunting Goodwill

11st 7lb

J: E Walsh

T: David Harry Kelly

Half-sister to Scottish Champion Hurdle winner Raya Star; respectable on debut in Goffs Land Rover Bumper at Punchestown, finishing eighth of 22; disappointing in a Galway bumper in October.

12/1

11th

6

24th Oct 2021

Soft

2m 0f 11y

16:10 Galway

Hunting Goodwill

11st 7lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: David Harry Kelly

Half-sister to Scottish Champion Hurdle winner Raya Star didn't run at all badly on debut in Goffs Land Rover Bumper at Punchestown Festival without really landing a blow in finishing eighth of 22; all the better for that experience.

10/1

Form: 22-2

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Similar level of form in a couple of mares' hurdles in France in 2020, runner-up both times; chased home a better-fancied stablemate on Irish debut at Clonmel last month; cheekpieces on now; can be fancied to uphold form with thrid-placed stablemate Mi Lighthouse.

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17

5th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 108y

14:30 Galway

La Prima Donna

10st 13lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

Favourite when brought down in this race last year; blotted her copybook in a big way after 11 months off when refusing to race at Kilbeggan last time; blinkered here but hard to trust after that.

40/1

2

19th Jun 2023

Good

2m 2f 59y

18:43 Kilbeggan

La Prima Donna

11st 3lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: W P Mullins

walked into the start, refused to race

2/1

14

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

La Prima Donna

10st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

midfield, hampered and brought down 3 out

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Dam won three of her six races for Nicky Henderson and has produced three winners over hurdles; potentially interesting; first reserve.

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16th

8

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Ma Hoey

11st 11lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

in touch with leaders

6/1

1st

11

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 110y

19:05 Bellewstown

Ma Hoey

11st 4lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

raced in second, challenging before 2 out, disputing lead when left clear last, ridden out final 110yds

33/1

6th

4

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 192y

13:55 Thurles

Ma Hoey

11st 7lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

in rear throughout

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Half-sister to Go Gill Go who won a maiden at Sligo for this stable last year and ran consistently in handicaps afterwards; dam won a bumper; second reserve.

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8th

8

6th Apr 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 106y

18:45 Clonmel

Barely Made It

11st 4lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: James Grace

Five-race maiden; struggling over fences when last seen 168 days ago; might need this and improvement required on handicap debut but peak RPR came on heavy ground at least.

20/1

7th

1

20th Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 151y

14:00 Thurles

Barely Made It

11st 7lb

J: Paul Cawley

T: James Grace

in rear, hampered by faller 1st, detached when nudged along 3rd, reminders after 4th, some headway 2 out, soon pushed along and weakened

100/1

8

4th Oct 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 110y

15:35 Galway

Barely Made It

11st 5lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: James Grace

Mare will need sights lowered dramatically; gaining experience.

200/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Unraced dam has plenty of stamina in the family; may need experience and will possibly want further than this ideally, third reserve.

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2nd

6

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Wexford

Hannah Wells

10st 13lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Daniel G Murphy

Tailed off on debut at Fairyhouse; well held by Eightytwo Team and Rebel Ruler.

100/1

10th

6

9th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:45 Fairyhouse

Hannah Wells

10st 13lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Daniel G Murphy

Unraced dam has plenty of stamina in the family; may need experience and will possibly want further than this ideally.

33/1

17

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Limerick

Hannah Wells

11st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Daniel G Murphy

Unraced dam has plenty of stamina in the family; may need experience and will possibly want further than this ideally, third reserve.

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Payout
Exacta €263.00
Straight Forecast €167.30
Trifecta €1330.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

La Prima Donna

The Irish Sun:

Moon Eagle

POSTDATA:

Mi Lighthouse

TOPSPEED:

Our Miss Power

RP Ratings (IRE):

La Prima Donna