March 03 / 16.51 Clonmel

16.51 Clonmel

Heavy

Rosegreen Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 3m 0f 0y
  • 19 runners
  • Win time: 7m 16s
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Rosegreen Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

OUR TIP

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £3.40

Form: 080802

Last run: 8 days

W: 12st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Post a career best when runner-up in a Punchestown handicap hurdle last week; beaten 4l but may have finished closer if he had not have been hampered by a faller at the last; solid claims from 1lb higher.
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27

30th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 30y

17:30 Punchestown

Wild Hunt

10st 0lb

J: Reserve

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Third reserve; very progressive of late with two wins and two seconds, up 21lb in total; finished a place ahead of subsequent winner Bugs Moran when runner-up over 3m at Cork last time on good; 2m4f on decent ground could be a struggle.

20

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 110y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Wild Hunt

10st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

3

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Wild Hunt

12st 0lb

J: D G Hogan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Much improved last month, winning at Clonmel and Down Royal before taking a further step forward when second over today's C&D, keeping on well on ground probably plenty quick enough; slightly easier ground here in his favour and should again be thereabouts.

13/2

8/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 084423 BF

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Eight-race maiden but running well in defeat of late and hit the frame again at Punchestown last time; unproven on ground this testing but respected from the same mark.
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4th

6

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 30y

19:56 Tramore

Emancipator

11st 8lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Terence O’Brien

in touch with leaders, headway when mistake 6th, pressed leader 3 out, going okay when led after 3 out, briefly headed before 2 out, ridden when headed approaching last, not fluent last, no extra towards finish

7/2

5th

6

7th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:55 Cork

Emancipator

11st 8lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Terence O’Brien

Had been running well in 3m handicap hurdles for Donie Hassett before making immediate impression for current yard in running away with 2m7f Clonmel handicap on debut over fences last month; slightly quicker ground here for hurdles return but an interesting contender.

11/2

25/1

  • Place: £5.50

Form: P45498 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 13lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Fairly useful chaser a couple of seasons ago; however, just 1-18 over hurdles and was tailed off at Limerick last time.
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9th

2

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 6f 169y

17:20 Clonmel

Mick The Jiver

11st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Four-time chase winner; running fairly well over hurdles lately but probably needs a longer trip and softer ground.

16/1

7th

4

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 0y

15:05 Limerick

Mick The Jiver

11st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Five-time winner, better over fences but has an attractive hurdles mark and got his act together to some degree when third to an emphatic winner at Clonmel last week; should get involved on that form.

11/2

3rd

2

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:51 Clonmel

Mick The Jiver

11st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Fairly useful chaser a couple of seasons ago; however, just 1-18 over hurdles and was tailed off at Limerick last time.

25/1

Form: 000325

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Produced a career best when runner-up in a 3m handicap hurdle at Punchestown in January but not as good when dropped in trip there last week; while he should appreciate a return to 3m, he needs to prove himself in this sort of ground.
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15th

13

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:55 Punchestown

Ruhm Und Ehre

11st 3lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Paul Traynor

Makes plenty of each-way appeal on C&D second in January even if winner disappointing since; kept his form afterwards and hold-up 8yo has to be feared.

6/1

5th

10

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Ruhm Und Ehre

11st 3lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Paul Traynor

Maiden after 11 hurdle runs but has been consistent in defeat lately, with best effort coming here last time when beaten 9l by an improved sort over 3m; down in trip on better ground and should run well again.

13/2

Form: 0007

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Tailed off in four starts over hurdles including handicap debut in January; needs to improve for this trip (dam won at 3m).
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1

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

16:45 Limerick

Holiday In Kerry

11st 12lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

1st

13

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Limerick

Holiday In Kerry

11st 3lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Second start in a handicap showed some improvement at Clonmel last week; drop back in trip should suit and could well be a player here.

10/1

5th

10

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:51 Clonmel

Holiday In Kerry

11st 4lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: E McNamara

Tailed off in four starts over hurdles including handicap debut in January; needs to improve for this trip (dam won at 3m).

20/1

Form: -360P8

Last run: 67 days

W: 10st 13lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Winner over fences; struggled in two chase starts and tailed off when last seen over hurdles in May 2021; some of her better efforts have come at this sort of trip on testing ground but others preferred on balance.
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6th

13

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Johnnys Girl

10st 13lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

10th

17

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

16:45 Limerick

Johnnys Girl

10st 13lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

5th

8

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 120y

16:50 Limerick

Johnnys Girl

10st 0lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Norman Lee

Won a novice handicap chase here last season but generally struggled since and she's a long way out of the handicap for this.

100/1

Form: 547/00

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
0-20 and struggled in two runs back under Rules for this yard after a couple of seasons in points without success; new headgear combination.
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8th

13

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 5f 100y

18:10 Downpatrick

Kalamkan

11st 2lb

J: Jordan Canavan

T: S Michael Millar

13th

10

(8)

1st Apr 2022

Standard

2m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Kalamkan

8st 12lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

7th

15

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:51 Clonmel

Kalamkan

10st 13lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: S Michael Millar

0-20 and struggled in two runs back under Rules for this yard after a couple of seasons in points without success; new headgear combination.

100/1

Form: 4F0635

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Losing run goes back to 2019 when success from 1lb lower; running well in defeat of late and gets her ground here but does need to prove she's as effective at this trip.
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10th

12

30th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 58y

19:50 Ballinrobe

Golden Glen

11st 2lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

Former Tramore winner not disgraced the last twice; would probably appreciate a bit more ease but not without place claims.

66/1

5th

9

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 5f 61y

18:30 Ballinrobe

Golden Glen

11st 4lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

Ground probably plenty quick when encouraging run at Limerick last month; worth considering, especially if the rain arrives.

4/1

4th

19

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

16:45 Limerick

Golden Glen

11st 5lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John J Walsh

Form: 0570U2 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Posted her best run over hurdles when runner-up here (2m, heavy) two weeks ago; 1lb higher but the step back up in trip should suit (hunters chase/point winner) and she's one to consider.
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9th

3

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:51 Clonmel

Rose Milan

11st 13lb

J: Mr M C O’Donovan

T: Michael Winters

Posted her best run over hurdles when runner-up here (2m, heavy) two weeks ago; 1lb higher but the step back up in trip should suit (hunters chase/point winner) and she's one to consider.

5/1

2nd

2

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:05 Clonmel

Rose Milan

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Michael Winters

Unseated early at Punchestown last time; comes into it on the basis of some solid runs on deep ground prior to that; versatile as to trip and could get in the frame.

8/1

2

31st Jan 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 190y

16:20 Punchestown

Rose Milan

12st 0lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Michael Winters

105-rated chase winner; no sign yet that she can take advantage of lower hurdles rating; little impression in mid-field at tis venue last time.

14/1

Form: 0020-P CD

Last run: 61 days

W: 10st 13lb

15 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Losing run goes back to 2017 and now a 15-year-old; pulled up on seasonal return at Tramore last time but did show he retained some ability when only beaten 1l over a similar trip on heavy ground at Tramore last term.
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10th

17

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 0y

15:05 Limerick

The Grey Guy

10st 13lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Brian O’Keeffe

Now aged 15 and not much to recommend in two starts after 10 months off; others preferred.

33/1

10th

16

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:51 Clonmel

The Grey Guy

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brian O’Keeffe

Losing run goes back to 2017 and now a 15-year-old; pulled up on seasonal return at Tramore last time but did show he retained some ability when only beaten 1l over a similar trip on heavy ground at Tramore last term.

33/1

15

1st Jan 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 100y

13:45 Tramore

The Grey Guy

11st 2lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Brian O’Keeffe

Two wins and five seconds in 35-race hurdling career; fine effort when second at Thurles last February; asking a lot now making his seasonal debut on his 15th birthday.

10/1

Form: 0880

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Modest form in maiden hurdles and beaten 24l on handicap debut 19 days ago; not certain to stay this sort of trip.
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11th

6

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:51 Clonmel

Kellie’s Dream

11st 7lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Andrew Slattery

Modest form in maiden hurdles and beaten 24l on handicap debut 19 days ago; not certain to stay this sort of trip.

40/1

10th

19

12th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 131y

15:25 Naas

Kellie’s Dream

10st 8lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Andrew Slattery

No fireworks in trio of maiden hurdle efforts; will probably find her feet now in handicaps but may need this experience.

66/1

8th

9

9th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 2f 110y

13:20 Fairyhouse

Kellie’s Dream

12st 9lb

Midfield runs at Naas and Limerick last month; possible handicap prospect after this.

25/1

Form: 8-9085

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Shown nothing in four maiden hurdles and similar story on chase debut last time; opening mark looks tough.
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11

12th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

19:20 Clonmel

The Royal Pump

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Matthew J Smith

17

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 5f 61y

19:00 Ballinrobe

The Royal Pump

11st 5lb

J: Jamie Hayes

T: Matthew J Smith

7

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:51 Clonmel

The Royal Pump

11st 7lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: Matthew J Smith

Shown nothing in four maiden hurdles and similar story on chase debut last time; opening mark looks tough.

40/1

Form: 00-0

Last run: 299 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Off the mark in a point last time; poor form in trio of maiden hurdles last term but low mark for handicap debut.
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9

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:51 Clonmel

Mahler Appeal

11st 5lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Garrett James Power

Off the mark in a point last time; poor form in trio of maiden hurdles last term but low mark for handicap debut.

25/1

Form: -8P571 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Gained a second win over timber with a narrow success at Navan last week, staying on gamely; longer trip is no concern and he's well handicapped on old form; respected from 4lb higher.
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13th

2

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Ask And Answer

11st 13lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Sean Aherne

Navan winner in February; second at Limerick in March; looked totally out of sorts last twice; likes it very testing.

25/1

2

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Ask And Answer

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Sean Aherne

3

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

16:13 Limerick

Ask And Answer

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Sean Aherne

Form: 0-00P

Last run: 88 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Tailed off in her first three starts in maiden hurdles and pulled up at Cork last time; stoutly bred and may do better over this longer trip on handicap debut.
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11

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:51 Clonmel

Trip To Milan

11st 4lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: S Braddish

Tailed off in her first three starts in maiden hurdles and pulled up at Cork last time; stoutly bred and may do better over this longer trip on handicap debut.

22/1

19

23rd Feb 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 100y

15:50 Punchestown

Trip To Milan

11st 4lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: S Braddish

Third reserve; poor in four maidens and needs to improve hugely on handicap debut here.

17

5th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:10 Cork

Trip To Milan

11st 7lb

J: Billy Gleeson

T: S Braddish

Tailed off in a trio of maiden hurdles so far.

200/1

Form: 3F-802

Last run: 5 days

W: 10st 13lb

11 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
1-20; showed she retained all her ability when beaten roughly 1l at Fairyhouse on Saturday and chased home a well handicapped sort; should be in the mix again if she doesn't find this coming too soon.
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11th

15

13th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Grey Habit

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: R Donohoe

never better than mid-division, didn't jump with fluency, pushed along briefly after 7th, ridden and weakened 3 out, never going well (jockey said mare never travelled during the race)

16/1

Form: 05034 BF

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
First reserve; has improved since handicapping, hitting the frame at Naas before finishing fourth of 13 here in January; markedly up in trip.
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17

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:51 Clonmel

My Boy Bob

11st 10lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: A J Martin

First reserve; has improved since handicapping, hitting the frame at Naas before finishing fourth of 13 here in January; markedly up in trip.

4th

3

6th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 164y

13:20 Clonmel

My Boy Bob

11st 12lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: A J Martin

Tailed off in a trio of maiden hurdles but an improved effort when sent handicapping at Naas last month finishing third of 24 (beaten 9l); will need a bit more but less exposed than some and can't be ruled out; up 2lb.

9/4

Form: 00763U

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; left her previous form behind with a couple of promising efforts in handicaps and still just about involved before a bad mistake, unseating last time.
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4th

12

1st Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 100y

19:00 Wexford

Ocean Legacy

10st 7lb

J: Adam Short

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

First reserve; let down by jumping latest but previous Punchestown run had been encouraging and 7yo could still have more to offer.

18

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:51 Clonmel

Ocean Legacy

11st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Second reserve; left her previous form behind with a couple of promising efforts in handicaps and still just about involved before a bad mistake, unseating last time.

14

10th Feb 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:30 Thurles

Ocean Legacy

11st 1lb

J: J B Kane

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Eight-race maiden; career best third of 22 at Punchestown ten days ago when beaten 10l; will need to build on that now.

13/2

Form: 0-0P90

Last run: 167 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; 0-6 and on a tough mark for what he's done so far; off 167 days.
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7th

3

4th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

14:40 Hexham

Jovial Jack

11st 4lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Paul Midgley

midfield, pushed along 2 out, ridden and dropped to last home turn, soon beaten

25/1

12th

5

10th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 98y

15:35 Thurles

Jovial Jack

11st 5lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

0-6 and no improvement in two runs since handicapping; wears first-time cheekpices and yard are hitting form at least.

12/1

19

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:51 Clonmel

Jovial Jack

11st 5lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Gavin Cromwell

Third reserve; 0-6 and on a tough mark for what he's done so far; off 167 days.

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Exacta €346.00
Straight Forecast €224.40
Tricast €5277.40
Trifecta €7015.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Grey Habit

The Irish Sun:

Wild Hunt

POSTDATA:

Ask And Answer

RP Ratings (IRE):

Grey Habit