March 03 / 15.51 Clonmel

15.51 Clonmel

Heavy

Cloneen Mares Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 19 runners
  • Win time: 4m 30s
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Cloneen Mares Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.10
  • Place: £1.50

Form: -27592

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Fairly consistent if limited mare; best form when second in a heavy-ground maiden hurdle at Cork in October; achieved another second placing at this venue a fortnight, when well clear of the third in a race won easily by a Willie Mullins-trained odds-on chance.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

7

21st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

17:45 Kilbeggan

Little Token

11st 8lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: J P O’Keeffe

12th

7

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:03 Limerick

Little Token

11st 9lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: J P O’Keeffe

Gained a deserved success in Clonmel mares handicap last month on heavy ground; bit out of her depth since in C&D mares' conditions event but arguably a career-best effort; respected back in handicap company.

9/1

5th

4

27th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:16 Limerick

Little Token

11st 7lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: J P O’Keeffe

Gained a deserved success in a mares handicap hurdle at Clonmel earlier this month; much bigger task here and very much up against it at the weights but unlikely to disgrace herself.

25/1

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8/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 0040

Last run: 19 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Shaped quite well when fourth in a 2m maiden at Cork in January; did not seem to be fancied on her handicap debut at Naas last month; this is a weaker race and the in-form Mark Walsh is back aboard; not to be lightly dismissed.
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2nd

1

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:51 Clonmel

Plassey House

12st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: P A Fahy

Shaped quite well when fourth in a 2m maiden at Cork in January; did not seem to be fancied on her handicap debut at Naas last month; this is a weaker race and the in-form Mark Walsh is back aboard; not to be lightly dismissed.

8/1

13th

14

12th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 131y

15:25 Naas

Plassey House

11st 6lb

J: Richard Condon

T: P A Fahy

Making gradual progress with each start and bound to be more comfortable now in handicap company; could need this experience, though.

9/1

4th

20

8th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:03 Cork

Plassey House

12st 7lb

Has finished in mid-field in maidens at Punchestown and Navan; future handicap prospect rather than likely maiden winner.

50/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 469835

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Point winner early in career; winning handicap hurdler off 90 over 2m6f at Limerick 12 months ago; reverts to hurdling after two creditable runs in handicaps chases at this venue in recent months; probably best over a bit further, but worth considering in first-time blinkers.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

10

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 200y

19:00 Kilbeggan

Seangoell

11st 0lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Norman Lee

19

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Seangoell

10st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Norman Lee

First reserve; Limerick win came on heavy, back from chasing with fair effort recently at Ballinrobe; also due to run at Fairyhouse on Saturday (3.05).

6th

10

16th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 88y

15:05 Fairyhouse

Seangoell

10st 5lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Norman Lee

12/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 00-096

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Signs of improvement at Fairyhouse last time having previously shown very little; could slot into handicaps effectively now, talented 5lb claimer aboard.
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11th

6

26th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:35 Limerick

Dazzling Dove

11st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

11/4

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

Form: 978452

Last run: 56 days

W: 10st 12lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Still a maiden after 18 starts over hurdles; definite chance now after second placing here in January which represented a return to the level of form she showed when placed at Ballinrobe and Tipperary last spring.
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Verdict Starting price

12th

5

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:55 Punchestown

Johanna Yeats

11st 10lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

Consistent mare at this level, gaining deserved breakthrough win at Ballinrobe early last month; 5lb rise for that seemed to take its toll when she was fifth at Kilbeggan; still makes more appeal than most in a fairly weak contest.

6/1

5th

12

21st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 30y

17:15 Kilbeggan

Johanna Yeats

11st 4lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

1st

13

8th Apr 2022

Good

2m 1f 142y

18:40 Ballinrobe

Johanna Yeats

11st 3lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

Form: F36293

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Disappointing over 2m7f at Thurles on the second of three starts last month; worth considering on the form of her Limerick second at the beginning of the month and last week's third at Thurles when she might have been closer but for meeting interference at the last.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

16

26th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:35 Limerick

Shean Glory

11st 2lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Sean Aherne

66/1

4th

11

12th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

18:45 Clonmel

Shean Glory

11st 2lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Sean Aherne

10/1

Form: -00020

Last run: 166 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Former point winner for Warren Ewing's respected nursery; looked a possible future handicap hurdle scorer when second at Downpatrick last August; rider reported that she found the found the ground too quick when in rear at Navan the following month.
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Verdict Starting price

7

10th Apr 2022

Yielding

1m 7f 22y

17:00 Tramore

Tango Theatre

11st 3lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

12

1st Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 100y

18:30 Wexford

Tango Theatre

11st 9lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: John C McConnell

First reserve; point-to-point winner whose standout hurdles run came on good ground; tailed off on recent chase bow but can't be ignored now entering handicaps in a modest contest such as this.

14th

16

22nd Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 36y

16:03 Clonmel

Tango Theatre

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

Second reserve; point' winner is rated 96 over hurdles but is 0-9 (runner-up once); chasing debut and others preferred.

Form: 39-908

Last run: 126 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Placed over 2m on the first of four starts for Henry de Bromhead; did not jump well at this venue on her only start for Peter McCreery; another change of stable now.
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16th

13

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:03 Limerick

Three By Two

11st 5lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Alan McIntyre

Mare has had several trainers but has never fulfilled initial debut run for Henry de Bromhead early last year; all the better for recent comeback run and could be approaching a competitive mark.

20/1

21

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

16:15 Naas

Three By Two

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Alan McIntyre

First reserve; regressive sort needs to improve upon previous handicap form.

8th

5

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:51 Clonmel

Three By Two

11st 9lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Alan McIntyre

Placed over 2m on the first of four starts for Henry de Bromhead; did not jump well at this venue on her only start for Peter McCreery; another change of stable now.

25/1

Form: 6675-F

Last run: 303 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Fifth in this race at 20-1 last season; was still in strong contention when falling at the final flight over a longer trip at Ballinrobe last May; absent since then; each-way chance if fit enough to do herself justice on her first run since last May.
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

10

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:30 Limerick

Glorious Singer

11st 5lb

J: Mr A T Feeney

T: Ms Alice Curran

Still had a chance when falling at the last in a Ballinrobe maiden hurdle last May; not seen until well beaten in a Clonmel handicap hurdle last week; up against it here.

100/1

9th

7

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:51 Clonmel

Glorious Singer

11st 6lb

J: Ian Power

T: Ms Alice Curran

Fifth in this race at 20-1 last season; was still in strong contention when falling at the final flight over a longer trip at Ballinrobe last May; absent since then; each-way chance if fit enough to do herself justice on her first run since last May.

8/1

Form: 9P0771 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Point winner last May; came good again on her handicap debut over C&D two weeks ago, when she took up the running two out and stretched clear for a convincing win; not much mileage on the clock for a mare of her age; will be no surprise if she copes with a 10lb rise.
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Verdict Starting price

8th

14

21st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 70y

18:15 Kilbeggan

Lily Of Dromard

11st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael John O’Connor

Winner on handicap debut at Clonmel (2m, heavy) but nowhere near that form in two starts since; needs another career best to defy this mark.

11/1

7th

11

8th Apr 2022

Good

2m 6f 22y

18:10 Ballinrobe

Lily Of Dromard

10st 5lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Michael John O’Connor

12

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

16:50 Naas

Lily Of Dromard

11st 9lb

J: Mr T P Harney

T: Michael John O’Connor

Off the mark at Clonmel in February but well beaten off this rating since, both on heavy; handled decent ground when winning a point' but has to bounce back now.

12/1

Form: 45/20-

Last run: 444 days

W: 10st 12lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Early faller in a recent point-to-point when returning from a long absence; trip may be on the short side for her seeing that her best effort was a second placing over 2m4f at Cork in July 2020; also showed fair form over further than this in late-2019.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

15

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:51 Clonmel

Golden Symphony

10st 12lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Alan Donoghue

Early faller in a recent point-to-point when returning from a long absence; trip may be on the short side for her seeing that her best effort was a second placing over 2m4f at Cork in July 2020; also showed fair form over further than this in late-2019.

25/1

Form: 48-589

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Should be a bit sharper after a recent Punchestown run; needs to find plenty of improvement from that outing, her first in a handicap; maiden form was ordinary.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

13

12th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

18:45 Clonmel

Can U Believe

10st 13lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Conor O’Keeffe

16/1

15th

14

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

15:40 Naas

Can U Believe

11st 2lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Conor O’Keeffe

Showed some ability in a Wexford mares' maiden last summer but has been below that level on softer ground since; needs to return to best.

25/1

12th

12

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:51 Clonmel

Can U Believe

11st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Conor O’Keeffe

Should be a bit sharper after a recent Punchestown run; needs to find plenty of improvement from that outing, her first in a handicap; maiden form was ordinary.

25/1

20/1

Form: 089097

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Has failed to reach the first six in three handicap starts; not disgraced in first-time cheekpieces at Punchestown last week, finishing in mid-field over an extended 2m4f.
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Verdict Starting price

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

13th

10

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:51 Clonmel

Island Glory

11st 3lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Niall O’Flynn

Has failed to reach the first six in three handicap starts; not disgraced in first-time cheekpieces at Punchestown last week, finishing in mid-field over an extended 2m4f.

20/1

Form: 712056 C

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Course winner over 2m4f last September, later ran well when second over the same trip at Sligo; best form has been on decent ground; heavy going is a concern following a poor run on soft at Musselburgh last month.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

11

3rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 80y

18:35 Down Royal

Deo Bellator

11st 4lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: S Michael Millar

midfield, not fluent and slightly hampered 1st, soon jockey looked down to see if something was amiss, headway when pushed along on outer 3 out, pressed leaders when jumped slightly right 2 out, soon ridden, kept on but no impression run-in

5/1

1st

7

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Deo Bellator

11st 5lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: S Michael Millar

11th

7

25th Mar 2022

Good

2m 3f 171y

Class 2

15:30 Musselburgh

Deo Bellator

11st 1lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

Only win in 19 came at Clonmel last September when in better form than she is now.

20/1

Form: 50-98F

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 1lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Point winner with modest racecourse form; no threat when falling two out in a maiden at Fairyhouse last month; stable had a winner on the AW at Dundalk last month.
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11

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:51 Clonmel

Oh Dear Me

11st 1lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Thomas Dowling

Point winner with modest racecourse form; no threat when falling two out in a maiden at Fairyhouse last month; stable had a winner on the AW at Dundalk last month.

25/1

9

9th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:45 Fairyhouse

Oh Dear Me

10st 13lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Thomas Dowling

Point winner; bumper and hurdles form not good enough to inspire confidence at this stage.

50/1

15

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 5f 0y

13:10 Limerick

Oh Dear Me

10st 8lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Thomas Dowling

Point winner; bumper and hurdles form well short of the standard needed now; first reserve.

Form: 79-70

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Ran twice over hurdles for Henry de Bromhead last season; remote seventh in a bumper at Limerick on stable/seasonal debut; tailed off in a maiden hurdle at Navan in January; little apparent chance unless addition of a hood makes a big difference.
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6

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:51 Clonmel

Caletta Storm

11st 7lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: James M Barcoe

Ran twice over hurdles for Henry de Bromhead last season; remote seventh in a bumper at Limerick on stable/seasonal debut; tailed off in a maiden hurdle at Navan in January; little apparent chance unless addition of a hood makes a big difference.

25/1

16th

17

22nd Jan 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:30 Navan

Caletta Storm

11st 7lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: James M Barcoe

Ran twice over hurdles for Henry de Bromhead last season; remote seventh in a bumper at Limerick last month on stable/seasonal debut.

50/1

7th

2

26th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Limerick

Caletta Storm

11st 11lb

J: Mr K Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

Some promise for Henry de Bromhead before flopping in maiden hurdle here in April; not seen since; new yard ran 21 bumper horses past five seasons, none placed.

20/1

Form: 606U0P

Last run: 61 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Poor performer overall; pulled-up at Tramore last time; makes no appeal; first reserve.
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1st

12

12th Jun 2022

Good

2m 1f 65y

16:40 Downpatrick

I’vedoneitall

11st 1lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: E Sheehy

made all, jockey lost iron after 3 out, pushed along and 5 lengths ahead 2 out, ridden and reduced lead approaching last, kept on when hung left inside final 110yds (jockey said gelding hung badly and he had to use his whip to correct him, he also added that his boot snapped causing him to lose an iron)

25/1

14

12th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

19:20 Clonmel

I’vedoneitall

11st 2lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: E Sheehy

Form: 106/PP C

Last run: 56 days

W: 10st 9lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Course 2m3f winner in 2019; pulled-up both starts after return from long layoff; second reserve.
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8th

11

31st May 2022

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:05 Ballinrobe

Costalita

10st 10lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

prominent, disputed lead after 1st, slight lead 3 out, joined before 2 out, headed when ridden and weakened quickly after 2 out, tailed off

20/1

13

25th May 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

17:45 Wexford

Costalita

10st 2lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: P J Rothwell

First reserve; 1-15; returned to form of late since tried in cheekpieces but headgear left off this time and others preferred.

18

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

17:00 Kilbeggan

Costalita

10st 2lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: P J Rothwell

Form: -60880

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Never better than eighth in four handicap starts; addition of tongue-tie would need to make a huge difference; third reserve.
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5th

13

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 5f 61y

19:00 Ballinrobe

Ballyeden Lass

10st 13lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

8th

12

3rd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:40 Fairyhouse

Ballyeden Lass

10st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

5th

14

22nd Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:28 Clonmel

Ballyeden Lass

10st 13lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

Has shown just a glimpse of ability but was poor on her last two starts and tried in a hood today.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €742.00
Straight Forecast €450.00
Tricast €3116.80
Trifecta €5505.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Lily Of Dromard

The Irish Sun:

Shean Glory

RP Ratings (IRE):

Little Token

POSTDATA:

Lily Of Dromard