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16:10 Limerick

Soft

BetVictor Loyalty Club Opportunity Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 14 runners
  • Win time: 4m 18s
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BetVictor Loyalty Club Opportunity Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.60
  • Place: £3.20

Form: 508007

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Not the worst effort at Punchestown at 80-1 and could represent each-way value; top young pilot takes over.

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0

8

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:05 Gowran Park

Derridae

11st 9lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Moses McCabe

Runner-up off 99 in this race last year but not a trace of that form since, most recently in a couple of runs over fences; hard to see him involved on current evidence,

33/1

0

4

14th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Naas

Derridae

11st 9lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Moses McCabe

Improved performer in low-level 2m handicap hurdles last winter, winning at Thurles before fine efforts at Limerick and Gowran; two ordinary runs over hurdles this season and made no impact on her chasing debut at Tramore.

14/1

6/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 4-053P D

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 7lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Last won off 80; pulled up over fences in December but previous hurdles form was okay.

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0

6

25th Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Danegeld

11st 8lb

J: John Shinnick

T: J Morrison

A glimpse of promise in four chase starts but has been out of sorts in recent runs and isn't easily fancied.

28/1

15th

8

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 110y

19:49 Tramore

Danegeld

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: J Morrison

Wins spaced between 2015 and 2022; out of sorts since the latter.

50/1

5

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 50y

18:00 Tramore

Danegeld

11st 9lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: J Morrison

Tailed off in both handicap chase starts so far and struggled back over hurdles last time.

16/1

  • Place: £6.30

Form: P0700U

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Minimal form and yard without a domestic winner in nearly three years.

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6th

8

18th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 3

15:30 Cheltenham

Londonofficecallin

10st 2lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Transformed with new yard, winning handicaps at Punchestown (2m3f; by a street) in June and Killarney (2m7f, yielding to soft; in a tight scrap) in October, with Flat success in between; going great guns but this mark seems to ask a lot more of him, especially from 3lb out of the handicap.

11/2

1st

4

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 180y

15:35 Killarney

Londonofficecallin

11st 8lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Transformed by this yard, winning Punchestown handicap hurdle by a street before fine spell of form on the Flat including course victory in July; hurdles rating went up 15lb for that Punchestown romp but goes on soft and could well defy new mark.

11/4

Form: 070255 D BF

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Just 1-18 but travelled like the winner for a long way at Punchestown before fading back to fifth; soft but clearly capable.

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16th

19

31st Dec 2022

Soft

2m 0f 100y

15:07 Punchestown

Fair Minded

10st 13lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Desmond McDonogh

Sole win came at Galway over two years ago; has been finding it difficult to win off this mark lately.

25/1

10th

14

1st Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 199y

15:35 Thurles

Fair Minded

10st 13lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Desmond McDonogh

Sole win came at Galway just over two years ago; recent form leaves her with a fair bit to find.

16/1

17

22nd Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Limerick

Fair Minded

10st 13lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Desmond McDonogh

Sole win came at Galway just over two years ago; fair fourth at Tramore on latest; third reserve.

Form: 4B0980

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Has had a couple of chances in handicaps and yet to offer much.

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12th

5

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 46y

18:48 Roscommon

Tohellortoconnacht

11st 11lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Placed in handicap hurdles last year but this year's exploits in hunter chases and points hardly bode well; new headgear.

10/1

5th

4

17th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 5f 150y

19:15 Tramore

Tohellortoconnacht

11st 7lb

J: Mr B Lawless

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Placed hurdler had one run between the flags before hunter chase debut at Cork recently, finishing a remote third; slight drop in trip should suit and tongue tie tried but hard to see him playing a major role.

10/1

3rd

6

10th Apr 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

16:10 Cork

Tohellortoconnacht

12st 0lb

J: Mr B Lawless

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Sent to post the market leader at Belclare on point debut/first start for 313 days when fourth of 12 runners; decent enough effort and with the run under his belt, he should tighten up another notch; won't be far away.

3/1

Form: 5-P00

Last run: 114 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Mild promise in maidens; returns from a break and could be worth a look off a workable mark.

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9th

14

14th Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:00 Killarney

Lightning Star

10st 13lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Augustine Leahy

towards rear of midfield, dropped to rear 7th, never dangerous

10/1

13

30th Jun 2022

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

19:50 Tipperary

Lightning Star

11st 2lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Augustine Leahy

raced wide, midfield, in touch with leaders 4 out, weakened quickly after 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

16/1

3rd

13

26th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:35 Limerick

Lightning Star

11st 3lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Augustine Leahy

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0085

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Showed nothing in maidens but respectable handicap debut fifth at Punchestown.

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7th

2

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:10 Limerick

Five Buttons

11st 10lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Gordon Michael Doyle

Showed nothing in maidens but respectable handicap debut fifth at Punchestown.

3/1

5th

10

17th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:20 Punchestown

Five Buttons

10st 8lb

J: Mr T Power Roche

T: Gordon Michael Doyle

Nothing of note in maidens; would need to see market support.

50/1

8th

4

28th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:20 Limerick

Five Buttons

11st 6lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Gordon Michael Doyle

Well held at big odds in two maiden hurdles this summer; off 205 days and probably more of a handicap prospect at this point.

25/1

Form: 700609

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Modest form on the whole and blinkers tried.

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8th

10

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:10 Limerick

Dardedze

11st 3lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Leonard Paul Flynn

Modest form on the whole and blinkers tried.

25/1

9th

13

28th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

12:55 Limerick

Dardedze

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Leonard Paul Flynn

Modest bumper form and on a similar path for now over hurdles; plenty to find on the books to play a major hand at the business end; cheekpieces added but and is best left alone.

66/1

10th

16

23rd Nov 2021

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 150y

15:35 Punchestown

Dardedze

11st 6lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Leonard Paul Flynn

Yet to trouble the judge in bumpers or over hurdles; handicap debut but little to recommend.

50/1

Form: -00890

Last run: 15 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Beaten a long way over 3m at Punchestown on handicap debut; little appeal on overall form.

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15th

12

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Cork

Island Glory

11st 5lb

J: Miss M O’Sullivan

T: Niall O’Flynn

Has failed to reach the first six in four handicap starts; safely held by Fox Le Bel on Punchestown running last month; little apparent chance.

50/1

25/1

Form: 000-P5

Last run: 228 days

W: 11st 6lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Second in a bumper back in 2019; first start for Pat Martin but major improvement needed on recent form.

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11

8th Dec 2022

Soft

2m 0f 43y

13:10 Clonmel

Drumbaragh

11st 7lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Patrick Martin

Was an easy winner at Down Royal in May (improved form reportedly due to better ground) but pulled up at Downpatrick next time; this ground a question on return.

20/1

8th

4

12th Jun 2022

Good

2m 1f 65y

16:40 Downpatrick

Drumbaragh

11st 12lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Patrick Martin

midfield, headway and went fourth 3 out, ridden and no impression when slipped up after 2 out

20/1

1st

19

2nd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

14:35 Down Royal

Drumbaragh

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Patrick Martin

Form: 07-P00

Last run: 112 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Big prices and ran accordingly of late; hard to see him getting involved.

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16

10th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 185y

18:35 Sligo

Allez George

10st 6lb

J: J J Slevin

T: James M Barcoe

17-race maiden; badly out of form since second at Tramore near the end of the season before last.

25/1

12

2nd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 0y

14:40 Clonmel

Allez George

10st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: James M Barcoe

16-race maiden; 90 lengths last of nine on his sole start over fences; makes little appeal.

40/1

18

30th Jan 2023

Soft

3m 0f 20y

16:17 Punchestown

Allez George

10st 13lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: James M Barcoe

Second in handicap hurdle at Tramore last April but that looks a one off given his overall profile; tailed off in two starts since; others preferred.

20/1

16/1

Form: 840080

Last run: 77 days

W: 11st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Just 1-32 overall with that sole win coming on the level; unlikely.

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12th

13

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:10 Limerick

Hitchcock

11st 1lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: R Donohoe

Just 1-32 overall with that sole win coming on the level; unlikely.

16/1

14th

14

16th Nov 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:55 Limerick

Hitchcock

10st 13lb

J: J B Kane

T: R Donohoe

1-31 overall; only win came on the Flat in 2017; 14l behind sixth-placed Peace Party at Thurles last time.

16/1

8th

15

4th Nov 2021

Yielding

2m 0f 9y

13:50 Thurles

Hitchcock

11st 0lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: R Donohoe

1-30 and tailed off on his last two starts; only win came on the Flat in 2017.

50/1

Form: 007

Last run: 99 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Handicapped over hurdles and on the level now; in good hands; watch market.

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3

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:10 Limerick

Grey Bear

11st 10lb

J: Dylan Whelan

T: Declan Queally

Handicapped over hurdles and on the level now; in good hands; watch market.

8/1

7th

6

25th Oct 2021

Heavy

2m 0f 100y

12:10 Wexford

Grey Bear

11st 4lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Declan Queally

Well beaten in first two outings over hurdles and handicaps beckon after this.

100/1

13th

14

10th Oct 2021

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:40 Limerick

Grey Bear

11st 13lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: Declan Queally

Quiet so far and best watched on second hurdles start.

100/1

Form: 90-3PF

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Best hurdle run came when third at Wexford in May; hasn't completed in two starts since.

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8th

9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

20:05 Sedgefield

Hide Out

10st 11lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: Danny Brooke

Ran well when second off 3lb higher over C&D (soft) in January but two lesser efforts have followed (chase/hurdle) and his career strike-rate now stands at 0-30.

12/1

6th

6

19th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:45 Wetherby

Hide Out

10st 10lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Danny Brooke

prominent, not fluent 4 out, outpaced before 3 out, weakening 2 out

7/1

3rd

5

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

16:33 Sedgefield

Hide Out

10st 9lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Danny Brooke

in touch with leaders, lost ground back straight, weakened and no chance when awkward jump 2 out

9/2

Form: /0997-

Last run: 499 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

First reserve; off 499 days but worth a look given where she's housed.

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1st

6

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

16:20 Limerick

Aodhan May

11st 5lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

travelled strongly, in touch with leaders, prominent from 8th, joined leader after 3 out, challenging on outer 2 out, ridden before last, ran on to lead towards finish

4/1

2nd

8

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 70y

16:33 Cork

Aodhan May

10st 9lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Arrives bidding for four-timer and her latest success came in deep contest for the grade at Navan earlier this month; shaped like she would relish the step back up in trip and may be hard to beat, despite 11lb higher mark.

2/1

Form: 666348

Last run: 89 days

W: 12st 2lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; far more solid than a lot of the runners here and of interest if getting a run.

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8th

5

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:55 Punchestown

Something Sweet

11st 11lb

J: Derek Thomas McGrath

T: Roger Joseph McGrath

Often travels well but 2-55; better last time when bizarrely a 50s chance at Cork; place chance is clear.

12/1

6th

1

7th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:55 Cork

Something Sweet

11st 13lb

J: Derek Thomas McGrath

T: Roger Joseph McGrath

Hard to win with but numerous creditable placings to add to pair of wins; never sighted when favourite at Kilbeggan on latest and this trip stretches her.

12/1

Form: 000

Last run: 37 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; earned his mark in decent maidens and of interest on handicap debut.

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21

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 180y

16:50 Naas

Ferrum

10st 13lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: G A Kingston

Modest maiden made the frame over this trip at Fairyhouse in November and over 2m4f at same venue in February; well held since; blinkers replace cheekpieces.

25/1

8th

15

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:17 Down Royal

Ferrum

10st 13lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: G A Kingston

towards rear

10/1

9th

11

21st Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 200y

15:50 Punchestown

Ferrum

10st 1lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: G A Kingston

0-9 on Flat, 0-10 over hurdles, one of his better efforts when fourth over 2m4f at Fairyhouse a fortnight ago; more needed,

16/1

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Payout
Exacta €1547.00
Straight Forecast €1153.30
Tricast €30002.60
Trifecta €20556.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Fair Minded

SPOTLIGHT:

Grey Bear

The Irish Sun:

Five Buttons

POSTDATA:

Fair Minded