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15:40 Clonmel

Heavy

Kilmolash (Q.R.) Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 2m 2f 193y
  • 14 runners
  • Win time: 5m 44s
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Kilmolash (Q.R.) Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.30
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 276-14 BF

Last run: 8 days

W: 12st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Bolted up in a beginners chase at Cork last month; ran okay back over hurdles at Fairyhouse where he might have been given a bit much to do; very much a player here on ground which suits.

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6

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 3f 93y

15:05 Punchestown

Dancing Jeremy

11st 2lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: James Andrew Fahey

prominent

14/1

2nd

4

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 120y

16:05 Limerick

Dancing Jeremy

10st 13lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: James Andrew Fahey

led, reduced lead halfway, faced challenge from last, edged left run-in, headed final strides

5/2

1st

8

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 158y

13:53 Thurles

Dancing Jeremy

10st 3lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: James Andrew Fahey

soon prominent behind clear leaders, headway towards near side to lead and went clear before last, ridden briefly and went further clear run-in, pushed out

16/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 572406

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Point winner; has shown plenty of promise from time to time, including when sixth in a Limerick handicap last time; not without a chance.

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2nd

11

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

15:40 Clonmel

The Higher Road

11st 11lb

J: Mr D Kiely

T: John P O’Callaghan

Point winner; has shown plenty of promise from time to time, including when sixth in a Limerick handicap last time; not without a chance.

14/1

6th

4

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:10 Limerick

The Higher Road

11st 7lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: John P O’Callaghan

Some useful runs in bumpers and has shown ability over hurdles; good course C&D display when second in November, unplaced on two most recent starts.

12/1

14th

11

17th Jan 2022

Soft

3m 0f 40y

15:35 Punchestown

The Higher Road

11st 9lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: John P O’Callaghan

Some useful runs in bumpers and has shown ability without yet getting her head in front over hurdles; needs to show more than 11 days ago at Clonmel over 2m4f but should enjoy this step up to 3m; expect her to show up well at a decent each-way price.

16/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 590013 BF

Last run: 16 days

W: 12st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Enjoyed the heavy ground when winning a 2m5f handicap hurdle at Limerick in December; not quite as effective under a 9lb penalty at the same venue two weeks ago; ground is a plus today although a drop back in trip might be a negative; shortlist material though.

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5th

15

15th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

19:25 Killarney

Donnrua Dream

11st 6lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Dual hurdle winner was poor in two novice chases before shaping with some promise on handicap debut at Kilbeggan; cheekpieces are tried now and is one to consider, especially if market strength.

8/1

15

5th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 110y

20:00 Downpatrick

Donnrua Dream

11st 13lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Gavin Cromwell

Form: 660939 C

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 9lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

First reserve; has won here before and again ran well on heavy here last month; chance if getting in.

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0

8

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 110y

17:20 Downpatrick

Shantou Sisu

11st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

Modest overall strike-rate and had a lot of luck go his way when winning by 15l at Sligo (3m2f, soft); still, clearly in decent form and a 5lb rise shouldn't be too damaging.

7/2

1st

8

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 182y

17:40 Sligo

Shantou Sisu

10st 13lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

Veteran with a modest strike rate (2-30 over hurdles, 1-18 over fences); still capable of the odd good performance, notably when a close-up third in a 2m7f handicap at Tipperary three starts ago.

7/1

4th

11

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

17:00 Tramore

Shantou Sisu

11st 2lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

midfield, in touch with leaders after 3 out, hampered after 3 out, no impression from 2 out

25/1

Form: 006-29

Last run: 31 days

W: 12st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Headed close home in a Limerick maiden hurdle in December; probably failed to see out the 3m at Punchestown last month and should be more at home over this trip with ground not an issue.

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8th

6

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Cork

Barefoot Man

11st 10lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: Terence O’Brien

Went close in a maiden hurdle but hasn't managed to build on that in two subsequent handicaps; room for improvement in the jumping department and less exposed than most in here.

9/1

5th

1

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

15:40 Clonmel

Barefoot Man

12st 4lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: Terence O’Brien

Headed close home in a Limerick maiden hurdle in December; probably failed to see out the 3m at Punchestown last month and should be more at home over this trip with ground not an issue.

16/1

9th

1

17th Jan 2022

Soft

3m 0f 40y

15:35 Punchestown

Barefoot Man

12st 0lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: Terence O’Brien

Upped his game considerably on testing ground at Limerick over Christmas when just touched off in maiden hurdle for horses who hadn't yet been placed under rules; step up to 3m from 2m3f an unknown but may well suit.

9/1

Form: F-7675

Last run: 16 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Close second in a maiden hurdle here last year; saw out the 2m5f well enough in a Limerick handicap hurdle latest; drops back in trip here with a hood tried and not a forlorn hope.

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0

9

6th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 140y

Class 5

16:22 Market Rasen

Coconut Tudor

10st 6lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Derek Shaw

Failed to show much for John Mackie last season and the same again in two runs for this yard; now tongue tied.

20/1

7th

7

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

16:05 Market Rasen

Coconut Tudor

10st 8lb

J: James Davies

T: Derek Shaw

Ex-Irish maiden; didn't show a great deal for John Mackie last season (four runs) and was pulled up on recent stable debut.

33/1

0

5

28th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

13:58 Worcester

Coconut Tudor

11st 0lb

J: James Davies

T: Derek Shaw

Maiden; runner-up twice over hurdles in Ireland but hasn't produced a great deal in four British starts (for John Mackie), the latest in a chase; better required on stable debut if he's to figure.

20/1

Form: -32BU0

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Has been at her best over further and on better ground; others more likely this time.

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10th

10

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 160y

15:50 Downpatrick

Porky Rush

10st 0lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

Poor form this year; merits some respect on the basis of two second placings over C&D last season.

14/1

0

16

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

18:35 Limerick

Porky Rush

10st 13lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Ms M Flynn

Three times he's finished runner-up in handicaps and he stays this far; second run back from an absence was better than the first and he could go well.

16/1

Form: 42-78

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Went close in a Wexford maiden hurdle for Barry Fitzgerald last spring; handicap debut here for Peter Fahey after two nondescript efforts in a bumper and a maiden hurdle; best watched.

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2

6th Aug 2022

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:25 Kilbeggan

Clonmoyle

11st 13lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

towards rear of midfield, no impression when pulled up 2 out (usual 3 out)

16/1

6th

16

27th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:10 Limerick

Clonmoyle

11st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Peter Fahey

Left her previous form behind with beginners' success at Tramore last month but never involved in a mares' handicap at Punchestown since; not obviously well treated but still early days in handicaps.

12/1

5th

12

28th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 50y

19:10 Punchestown

Clonmoyle

10st 1lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

12/1

Form: -30479

Last run: 74 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Unlucky not to have won a handicap hurdle last spring; yet to run to anything like that level since returning in October; others preferred.

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12th

19

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 74y

15:05 Thurles

Added Bonus

10st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

in touch with leaders

Form: 28-037 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

17lb lower over hurdles despite a better win ratio; solid run in a Thurles handicap chase in December his best effort this season; could easily do some damage off this mark.

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9th

4

4th Oct 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 19y

14:25 Galway

The Chapel Field

11st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: W J Austin

pushed along briefly, soon prominent, briefly led before 2 out, ridden when headed 2 out, soon weakened

8/1

13

24th Sep 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

15:05 Listowel

The Chapel Field

11st 4lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: W J Austin

No wins over hurdles since 2019 and well held at Galway on return earlier this month; entitled to come on for that but his better form in recent seasons has come over fences.

33/1

12th

18

5th Sep 2022

Good

2m 0f 130y

16:40 Galway

The Chapel Field

11st 0lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: W J Austin

in rear, shaken up before 2 out, never on terms

16/1

Form: 5-0812

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

In good form of late, bolting up in a Punchestown handicap chase last month and a staying on second in a Limerick handicap hurdle; up 3lb for that but ground very much in her favour and a leading contender here.

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11th

7

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:55 Clonmel

Feyan

11st 9lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

always behind, didn't always jump with fluency

16/1

0

5

24th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 210y

15:50 Fairyhouse

Feyan

11st 11lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Tailed off over fences when last seen and this is a tough ask on the back of a 488-day absence.

33/1

6

29th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

15:35 Limerick

Feyan

11st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Notable she was second over hurdles here in February for Robert Tyner; struggled on stable debut chasing at Listowel; hard to know what to expect now.

25/1

Form: 617869

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Landed a handicap hurdle at Sligo in August; quite well beaten since then and the handicapper has been slow to drop her; others preferred.

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12th

11

25th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 160y

20:00 Limerick

Citizens Army

10st 11lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Dual hurdle winner was well beaten on handicap chase debut last August; pulled-up in a point' when last seen; others preferred.

28/1

5

29th Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:03 Galway

Citizens Army

11st 6lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Was probably beaten when slipping up on the bend at Tipperary earlier this month; well treated on last year's form but all her best form is at the intermediate trip.

7/1

9

3rd Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:30 Tipperary

Citizens Army

11st 7lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

prominent, mistake 9th, pressed leaders and pushed along when clipped heels and slipped up on turn after 3 out (jockey said mare clipped a heel and fell with no blame attached to any other rider)

16/1

Form: 6683

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Flat winner on testing ground; not disgraced on his handicap hurdle debut in an ordinary Punchestown contest last month; more needed but probably heading the right way.

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5th

5

22nd Jul 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:10 Uttoxeter

Grand Revival

10st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Neil King

led, pressed leader when headed 2nd, pushed along after 7th, reminders after 8th, soon dropped to last but in touch with leaders, became detached 13th, no chance from 4 out

25/1

7th

5

3rd Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

15:00 Market Rasen

Grand Revival

11st 1lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

disputed lead, jumped right and bumped rival 2nd, prominent after 2nd, lost position and in rear after 3rd, dropped to last and pushed along after 5th, got well behind and struggling after 9th

25/1

6th

7

(7)

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 7f 189y

Class 5

16:04 Catterick

Grand Revival

9st 0lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Neil King

held up in rear, headway on outer over 4f out, shaken up and outpaced 3f out, kept on from over 1f out, went second final 110yds, no match for winner

10/1

20/1

Form: 00P06S

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Went into the notebook when sixth at Limerick in November; beaten when slipping up at the same venue last time; capable of better.

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11th

13

17th Nov 2023

Good

2m 4f 181y

Class 5

15:53 Doncaster

Bergentown

10st 11lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jennie Candlish

Ex-Irish 6yo who opened his account at Bangor (2m3f) on debut for new yard; nowhere near that form in four runs (hurdles/fences) since and overall record remains far from consistent.

25/1

6th

5

11th Oct 2023

Good

2m 3f 65y

Class 5

14:55 Sedgefield

Bergentown

10st 11lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

early mistakes, held up in rear, no impression from 4 out

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 660F13 BF

Last run: 23 days

W: 12st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Readily won a 2m handicap hurdle at Punchestown last month; next run at Down Royal a week later might have come a fraction too soon; up 10lb for that win but looks capable of enough progression to be a factor.

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Form: 4-4654

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Consistent efforts of late, not beaten far in a 2m mares handicap hurdle at Down Royal last month; trip and ground are fine and another with an each-way chance.

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6th

3

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 55y

16:50 Punchestown

Ardera Ru

10st 12lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Eoin Doyle

Four-time winner relished the heavy ground when a surprise winner from Instit in a Listed at Fairyhouse last time; trainer credited a pallet operation for that effort; will do well to repeat that here on this better ground.

16/1

1st

7

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Ardera Ru

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Eoin Doyle

held up in rear, in touch with leaders when jumped slightly left 7th

16/1

Form: 106P03

Last run: 84 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Point winner and won a Wexford maiden hurdle on desperate ground last year; fair third in a Listed chase at Thurles in November when last seen; conditions will suit her well and she is a very interesting runner here, although she might prefer further.

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6

27th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 160y

19:40 Limerick

Mamaslittlestar

11st 6lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: James Andrew Fahey

Winner of a maiden hurdle at Wexford this time last year; better form in defeat in a couple of her runs over fences including when beaten roughly 6l at Fairyhouse last month; not ruled out.

10/1

14

14th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 50y

16:50 Wexford

Mamaslittlestar

11st 1lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: James Andrew Fahey

First reserve; won 2m4f maiden hurdle here a year ago (heavy); 0-4 chasing but has faced some stiff tasks, fair effort in Fairyhouse mares' handicap latest; not one to rule out if getting a run.

4th

11

16th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 88y

15:05 Fairyhouse

Mamaslittlestar

10st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: James Andrew Fahey

Form: 0-871P

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; held on to win a 2m5f handicap hurdle on heavy at Tramore last month; saddle slipped at Limerick last time; capable of a big run.

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5

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 192y

13:55 Thurles

Missiee

11st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

prominent, lost ground and dropped to midfield halfway, weakened and pulled up before 5 out

8/1

3rd

5

7th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 65y

13:30 Fairyhouse

Missiee

11st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

4-19 over hurdles; fair fourth at Cork on latest, previously a moderate seventh at Limerick in December when bidding to repeat last season's success in a 2m4f mares' handicap hurdle; best run in 2023 when fourth behind the progressive Buddy One over 2m6f at Galway in October; lacks chasing experience.

8/1

Form: B09805

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; best effort when quite a close fifth in a Limerick handicap hurdle last time; could progress from that.

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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

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Exacta €347.00
Straight Forecast €319.90
Tricast €1842.30
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Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Dancing Jeremy

TOPSPEED:

Porky Rush

SPOTLIGHT:

Feyan

POSTDATA:

Dancing Jeremy

The Irish Sun:

Dancing Jeremy