February 13 / 15.40 Punchestown

15.40 Punchestown

Heavy

Hollywoodbets Now Streaming UK & Irish Racing Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6197.48
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 25 runners
  • Win time: 5m 33s
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Hollywoodbets Now Streaming UK & Irish Racing Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 25 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £27.70
  • Place: £6.80

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Won his point at the third attempt before topping an online sale at GBP50,000; obvious interest.
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4th

13

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 110y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Grandero Bello

11st 0lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

16/1

5

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 6f 90y

15:25 Navan

Grandero Bello

11st 4lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

Boulta point-to-point winner in December before topping an online sale at GBP50,000; immediate repayment in 2m4f Punchestown maiden hurdle last month when handling testing conditions well; should stay this longer trip although this looks tougher.

10/1

1st

8

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Grandero Bello

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

Won his point at the third attempt before topping an online sale at GBP50,000; obvious interest.

6/1

12/1

  • Place: £4.70

Form: 2FP620

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict
Bumper winner, consistent in maiden hurdles before a series of reverses (beaten favourite three times in a row); beaten 19l when second to an odds-on chance in a recent Cork maiden; well-beaten on handicap debut recently; hood tried.
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3

29th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 130y

15:05 Punchestown

Lucky Tenner

11st 12lb

J: Miss J Townend

T: Peter Fahey

Was running some good races in defeat before refusing at the festival here 32 days ago; hasn't won since landing a Limerick bumper over Christmas 2020 but in good spirits lately and can go well if able to go off on this occasion.

14/1

19

27th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 180y

15:40 Punchestown

Lucky Tenner

11st 3lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Peter Fahey

5th

2

1st Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Lucky Tenner

11st 12lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Peter Fahey

66/1

  • Place: £13.10

Form: 60

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Unplaced in two 2m4f maiden hurdles at Navan; could be of interest when handicapped.
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5

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 55y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Bodhisattva

11st 8lb

J: Robbie Power

T: Gordon Elliott

Odds-on Navan maiden hurdle winner over 2m last time; has been placed over 2m4f; lacks handicap experience, trainer also runs Ballykeel and Banks Boy, so worth checking how the market rates them.

16/1

1st

5

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:40 Navan

Bodhisattva

11st 12lb

J: Robbie Power

T: Gordon Elliott

Little impact over 2m4f at this venue on first two starts; much improved over the same trip at Punchestown, staying on for third in a 20-runner contest; encouraging that he finished just in front of a well-fancied stablemate; has a senior rider aboard now with a claimer on the stable's other runner.

10/11

3rd

1

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Bodhisattva

11st 12lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Gordon Elliott

Unplaced in two 2m4f maiden hurdles at Navan; could be of interest when handicapped.

66/1

Form: 3

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Stayed on to good effect when third (narrowly behind Mr Saxobeat) on debut here and can improve.
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1st

7

13th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Naas

Jack In The Box

11st 12lb

J: Davy Russell

T: Gordon Elliott

Stayed on for third over 2m on debut at Punchestown before posting a respectable effort when fourth over an extra half mile at that track last month; player.

4/1

4th

9

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Jack In The Box

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Stayed on to good effect when third (narrowly behind Mr Saxobeat) on debut here and can improve.

7/2

3rd

9

16th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:15 Punchestown

Jack In The Box

12st 0lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

10th foal; half-brother to 5 winners inc Gold Present (2m2f-3m hurdle/smart chase), Presenting Julio (1m4f AW/2m-3m hurdle/chase) and Ballycorrigan (2m3f hurdle); dam unraced half-sister to 2m1f-2m4f jump winner Rajdhani Expres; E100,000 yearling buy; owner's first runner for the stable and will not have to be a world-beater to be a factor here.

11/4

Form: 3-2

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Encouraging introduction when third of 12 in a Navan bumper last term, beaten just 2l; remote second on hurdles debut (3m) at Cork but positives to be taken from that.
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5th

6

13th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Naas

Corbeau

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: J C Hurley

Encouraging introduction when third of 12 in a Navan bumper last term, beaten just 2l; remote second on hurdles debut (3m) at Cork and wasn't beaten far when fifth at Punchestown over 2m4f last month; claims.

10/1

5th

3

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Corbeau

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: J C Hurley

Encouraging introduction when third of 12 in a Navan bumper last term, beaten just 2l; remote second on hurdles debut (3m) at Cork but positives to be taken from that.

6/1

2nd

4

8th Jan 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

13:38 Cork

Corbeau

12st 0lb

Encouraging introduction when third of 12 in a Navan bumper last term, beaten just 2l; form of the race has been boosted since and he may take a step forward from that if fit for his reappearance here; interesting prospect.

9/1

Form: 3/22- BF

Last run: 333 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Half-brother to smart Pont Alexandre shaped nicely on sole French run and again on Irish debut after long absence in 20-runner Naas maiden; not seen since second at Down Royal almost a year ago but sets a decent standard on return.
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9th

12

13th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Naas

Pont Du Gard

11st 12lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Half-brother to the formerly smart Pont Alexandre; has clearly had his problems but more than good enough to win a maiden of this standard; tongue-tie tried.

11/10

6th

13

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Pont Du Gard

11st 12lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Half-brother to smart Pont Alexandre shaped nicely on sole French run and again on Irish debut after long absence in 20-runner Naas maiden; not seen since second at Down Royal almost a year ago but sets a decent standard on return.

5/2

Form: 447

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Showed ability in two bumpers but well-beaten behind a smart sort at Naas last month.
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7th

12

19th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:25 Tipperary

Susans Sensation

11st 4lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: Matthew J Smith

20/1

7th

12

8th Apr 2022

Good

2m 1f 142y

19:40 Ballinrobe

Susans Sensation

12st 0lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: Matthew J Smith

20/1

7th

14

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Susans Sensation

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Matthew J Smith

Showed ability in two bumpers but well-beaten behind a smart sort at Naas last month.

66/1

Form: 431

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Built on promising efforts to run out a good winner of a heavy ground bumper at Limerick; shortlisted on hurdles bow.
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8th

16

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Youralwaysdreamin

11st 12lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: Patrick T Foley

Built on promising efforts to run out a good winner of a heavy ground bumper at Limerick; shortlisted on hurdles bow.

6/1

1st

11

28th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 2f 0y

15:40 Limerick

Youralwaysdreamin

12st 2lb

J: Mr M McGuane

T: Patrick T Foley

Similar level of form in two bumpers so far, latest a third of seven at Clonmel last month; will need more against some of these.

8/1

3rd

6

11th Nov 2021

Soft

2m 0f 82y

15:25 Clonmel

Youralwaysdreamin

12st 2lb

J: Mr M McGuane

T: Patrick T Foley

Solid effort on recent debut in a heavy ground Wexford bumper under today's rider; will surely improve from that and be competitive here.

5/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Second reserve; Westerner filly best watched on debut.
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8th

10

10th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:30 Tramore

Saddle Her Up

11st 3lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Beaten 61l on debut in a Punchestown maiden hurdle (hvy) but was tenderly handled; likely capable of much better; market may guide.

9th

24

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Saddle Her Up

10st 5lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Second reserve; Westerner filly best watched on debut.

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Tongue-tied for debut; unlikely.
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1st

14

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

17:40 Cork

Cassarina Gold

11st 7lb

J: Mr J Kelly Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent 5f out, led towards far side under 3f out, ridden clear under 2f out, kept on well final furlong

33/1

8th

14

14th May 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:25 Wexford

Cassarina Gold

11st 11lb

J: Mr T Power Roche

T: Matthew J Smith

10th

3

5th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:13 Navan

Cassarina Gold

11st 7lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Matthew J Smith

Beaten 80l on debut at Punchestown; unlikely.

200/1

Form: 9

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Well-beaten on debut; hard to fancy.
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4th

9

4th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

14:25 Tramore

Steppenwolf

11st 3lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

never better than mid-division

100/30

1st

6

12th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

18:45 Clonmel

Steppenwolf

11st 8lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

14/1

16th

15

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

13:55 Naas

Steppenwolf

11st 7lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

Hard to fancy on the evidence of what he has shown in three starts thus far.

100/1

Form: 790

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Offered nothing to suggest he can win a maiden hurdle.
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12th

2

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Clancy’s Spirit

11st 12lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Gearoid Patrick Brouder

Offered nothing to suggest he can win a maiden hurdle.

200/1

1

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 5f 0y

13:10 Limerick

Clancy’s Spirit

11st 4lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Gearoid Patrick Brouder

Nothing in his three runs to suggest that he can make an impact in a race like this.

100/1

14th

6

15th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:24 Fairyhouse

Clancy’s Spirit

11st 6lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Gearoid Patrick Brouder

Only beat one home in a bumper on debut and tailed off when 80-1 for a maiden hurdle last month; plenty to prove.

100/1

Form: P8P

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Impossible to back unless market speaks.
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12th

16

3rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 80y

18:35 Down Royal

Miss Polly Shelby

10st 13lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Ronan M P McNally

always towards rear, pushed along briefly before 3 out, ridden briefly after 3 out, no impression when not fluent 2 out, kept on

66/1

5th

6

(9)

9th May 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 3f 213y

18:30 Roscommon

Miss Polly Shelby

9st 4lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Ronan M P McNally

200/1

Form: 0

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Well held on debut at Limerick over Christmas and best watched.
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17th

7

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Gelisko

11st 7lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

Well-beaten all maidens over shorter; blinkers; not sure what to expect; yard going well since start of last season.

25/1

18

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Gelisko

11st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

13th

4

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:45 Wexford

Gelisko

11st 12lb

J: Adam Williams

T: Paul Nolan

Tailed off in a trio of maiden hurdles so far at huge odds; back down in trip and best watched at present.

100/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
First reserve; down the field on debut at Naas.
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14

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 1f 26y

17:25 Ballinrobe

Invivo

10st 10lb

J: Jack Gilligan

T: Gavin Cromwell

15th

13

2nd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

14:35 Down Royal

Invivo

11st 2lb

J: J B Kane

T: Gavin Cromwell

14th

12

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Invivo

11st 2lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Gavin Cromwell

Tailed off at big prices in two runs so far; yard in better form now but hard to recommend.

10/1

Form: 50

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Completely tailed off when set an unenviable task on debut in a Listed bumper at Navan and no joy since.
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4

22nd Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 112y

13:45 Clonmel

Craggaunowen

11st 10lb

J: Mr P J O’Neill

T: John F O’Neill

Beaten at least 100L in all four starts and makes no appeal; tried in a hood here.

100/1

7th

1

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

16:20 Leopardstown

Craggaunowen

11st 12lb

J: Mr P J O’Neill

T: John F O’Neill

Tailed off in trio of starts to date and impossible to make a strong case for him on chasing debut.

200/1

16th

4

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Craggaunowen

11st 12lb

J: Mr P J O’Neill

T: John F O’Neill

Completely tailed off when set an unenviable task on debut in a Listed bumper at Navan and no joy since.

200/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Fairly low down the stable's pecking order on jockey bookings.
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11th

8

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 50y

13:20 Limerick

Millies Dream

11st 0lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Tailed off in two runs so far and impossible to recommend.

100/1

18th

8

5th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:10 Navan

Millies Dream

11st 7lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Made several jumping errors when tailed off in a maiden hurdle at Gowran two weeks ago; was only 15-2 that day and may do better but others appeal more.

16/1

9th

7

19th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Gowran Park

Millies Dream

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Elusive Pimpernel gelding; cost 6,500Euros as a 3yo; half-brother to Swiss 1m1f winner Segantini; dam Swiss 1m winner, half-sister to 1m winner Music Note out of 1m winner; not an obvious jumps pedigree.

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Shantou newcomer; half-brother to two winners; same connections as Flooring Porter.
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10th

10

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:10 Cork

Pure Sirloin

11st 7lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Gavin Cromwell

Not disgraced on his third hurdles start at Naas last time but likely to fare better in handicaps.

50/1

9th

13

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

13:55 Naas

Pure Sirloin

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Runs in the famous Flooring Porter colours but hasn't shown much ability in either start to date; looks up against it here and one for handicaps down the line.

50/1

8th

9

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 50y

13:20 Limerick

Pure Sirloin

11st 0lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Gavin Cromwell

Never involved when tailed off on debut last week; huge step up on that form required.

100/1

Form: 351/3F

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
French APQS winner in late 2019; was entitled to need the race at Tramore a month ago having been off the track over two years; did not jump well from the front before falling two out last time; more needed.
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2

4th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 3

15:00 Newton Abbot

Geni De La Cour

11st 8lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Mark Gillard

French bumper winner who also won a Clonmel maiden hurdle in March (2m2f, heavy) for Emmet Mullins, after which he changed hands for £8,000; debatable what he achieved here 18 days ago (on good ground) behind the very smart Knappers Hill but he ran okay.

3/1

4th

3

16th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

12:30 Newton Abbot

Geni De La Cour

11st 7lb

J: James Best

T: Mark Gillard

French bumper winner; twice let down by his jumping for current connections before a much-improved display when landing a big-field Clonmel maiden (2m2f, heavy; RPR 126) last month; the narrow leader fell at last in that race but this free-going sort is open to more progress back in trip and he's respected on his British/stable debut (left Emmet Mullins for £8,000).

7/2

4

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 6f 90y

15:25 Navan

Geni De La Cour

11st 4lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Emmet Mullins

French bumper winner twice let down by his jumping for current connections before much improved to land 2m2f Clonmel 9 days ago, albeit a bit fortunate when narrow leader fell at last; free-going sort may struggle to get this longer trip.

7/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Libertarian newcomer picked up for EUR 10,500 at the August Sale; best watched.
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7th

12

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 1f 26y

17:25 Ballinrobe

Echo Gate

10st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Gavin Cromwell

18

21st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

17:45 Kilbeggan

Echo Gate

10st 9lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

14th

13

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Gowran Park

Echo Gate

11st 2lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Tailed off in maiden hurdles in both runs so far, including when 17th of 19 at Navan last week.

100/1

Form: 3-224

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Capable of winning races but needs to relax a little bit better; decent fourth at Navan last month and that's fair form in the context of this race.
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3rd

6

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 2f 165y

17:05 Downpatrick

The Flier Begley

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

2nd

8

6th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:20 Downpatrick

The Flier Begley

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

11/4

8

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 55y

14:35 Fairyhouse

The Flier Begley

11st 7lb

J: Mr B G Crawford

T: S R B Crawford

Showed ability in bumper, placed all three attempts; maiden hurdle form not strong enough to inspire confidence for his first handicap.

25/1

Form: 172

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Won his sole bumper at Galway last summer; remote second here latest when narrowly holding Jack In The Box; not sure to confirm the form.
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7th

13

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 11y

17:00 Galway

Mr Saxobeat

10st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

prominent, disputing second halfway, pressed leaders when ridden after 2 out, weakened approaching last

12/1

2nd

5

30th Jun 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

18:45 Tipperary

Mr Saxobeat

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

prominent, pressed leader after 5th, not fluent 7th, joined leader 4 out, led 3 out, ridden when faced challenge before 2 out, headed and no chance with winner after last, kept on

15/2

12

16th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 50y

18:30 Killarney

Mr Saxobeat

10st 5lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

Form: 00

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Handicapper in the making.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

7

19th Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 92y

20:00 Ballinrobe

Kilcarthy Boy

12st 0lb

J: Mr J Kelly Smith

T: Kevin Michael Smith

midfield, ridden halfway, dropped to rear over 5f out, pulled up 2f out

100/1

10

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Kilcarthy Boy

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Kevin Michael Smith

Handicapper in the making.

200/1

28

12th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 131y

14:15 Naas

Kilcarthy Boy

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: Kevin Michael Smith

Tailed off in a Thurles bumper last October; same story in a 2m4f maiden hurdle at Fairyhouse; third reserve.

Form: 63

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
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.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

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: 0

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; showed little on the Flat; unlikley.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

16

19th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Gowran Park

Penny’s Song

11st 0lb

J: Jack Foley

T: P J F Murphy

Shown nothing in two starts at massive odds.

200/1

25

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Penny’s Song

10st 5lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: P J F Murphy

Third reserve; showed little on the Flat; unlikley.

16th

15

30th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 156y

14:10 Naas

Penny’s Song

11st 2lb

J: Jack Foley

T: P J F Murphy

Only beat one home when beaten 27l on the Flat at Dundalk (1m4f); dam a hurdle winner and related to other jumps winners; worth a market check.

33/1

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