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M2 Construction, Wexford Novice Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5701.68
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 11 runners
  • Win time: 4m 18s
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M2 Construction, Wexford Novice Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.70
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 900133

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Has improved since handicapping, winning on handicap debut at Limerick (heavy, 2m5f) and not beaten far twice since; however, seems to have plenty of stamina and 2m might not be ideal for him here; up another 2lb.

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Verdict Starting price

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

7th

6

21st Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 100y

18:40 Kilbeggan

Donnrua Dream

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear

12/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 932P13 D

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Improving steadily this term and got off the mark when dropped back to 2m at Naas in December; might have finished closer without a mistake at the last at Gowran last time and only nudged up another 1lb; unproven on ground this testing.

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4th

18

26th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:05 Gowran Park

Saga Aravis

11st 3lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Paul Nolan

prominent, pressed leaders when mistake 2 out, soon outpaced when pushed along, ridden when went fourth run-in

14/1

9th

3

20th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 201y

15:06 Naas

Saga Aravis

12st 2lb

J: Mr R James

T: Paul Nolan

in touch with leaders

10/1

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4/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: -80U61

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Improved in his last two outings and off the mark at Punchestown last time, seemingly relishing a step up in trip; return to 2m is a concern and he's been given an 8lb rise.

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2nd

1

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

The Niffler

12st 5lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Eamonn O’Connell

Struggled last season and similar story this season before winning at Naas on Tuesday; will carry a 7lb penalty for that and not sure to appreciate the drop to this trip if turned out again quickly.

4/1

1st

3

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

16:25 Naas

The Niffler

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Eamonn O’Connell

Prominent in the market under Jack Kennedy for his last two handicaps and yet trailed the winner by 30l (2m) and 19l (2m4f); handicap mark hasn't really gone anywhere.

7/1

Form: 786R5

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 8lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Career best when beaten 21l in Sir Gerhard's maiden hurdle over Christmas but refused next time and tailed off at Punchestown last month; risky on that basis but return to 2m should suit.

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16th

8

(10)

29th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

15:25 Navan

Machine Learner

9st 11lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: J F Levins

Formerly very useful stayer in Britain; caught the eye at Roscommon on first run for Johnny Levins last year but didn't really build on that; has been hurdling over the winter and fair fourth in that discipline at Wexford last time; getting a bit cantankerous with his advancing years and refused to jump off over hurdles three starts back.

12/1

4th

4

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Wexford

Machine Learner

11st 8lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: J F Levins

Career best when beaten 21l in Sir Gerhard's maiden hurdle over Christmas but refused next time and tailed off at Punchestown last month; risky on that basis but return to 2m should suit.

12/1

1

22nd Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

14:55 Navan

Machine Learner

12st 0lb

J: Alan King

T: J F Levins

Useful performer on the Flat at his peak in 2018; bit of promise when sixth in Sir Gerhard's maiden hurdle but blotted his copybook when refusing to race here last month and jumped poorly when tailed off at Punchestown since; risky.

8/1

Form: -P23PP

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Hit the frame in two maiden hurdles at 2m4f and 3m earlier in the campaign but seemed unsuited by more testing ground when pulled up twice since including handicap debut last time; ground a concern again and shorter trip might not suit either.

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15th

14

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:05 Gowran Park

Bite That

11st 6lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Patrick J Flynn

Sole win over hurdles came at Tramore in 2022 and fine run on return back at same venue in October; well beaten twice since though and others more likely on that evidence.

14/1

6th

1

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

14:22 Clonmel

Bite That

12st 0lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Patrick J Flynn

Sole win over hurdles came at Tramore in 2022 and fine run on return back at same venue in October; never landed a blow (none too fluent and clipped heels) at Limerick last month but top-weight still respected.

11/2

9th

1

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Limerick

Bite That

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: Patrick J Flynn

Sole win over hurdles came at Tramore in 2022; good run over fences at Wexford in June; a fine run on return back at Tramore last time and a chance if improving from that.

7/2

Form: 009423

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Improving with each run this term and posted a career best when beaten just under 1l in a Navan handicap hurdle (2m5f, heavy) 12 days ago; had a tough race that day, up 2lb and needs to prove he's as good at this trip.

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2

20th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

16:30 Southwell

Uknowcarty

12st 0lb

J: William Shanahan

T: Paul John Gilligan

prominent, pushed along briefly after 7th, ridden after 3 out, weakened home turn, blundered 2 out, soon pulled up (vet said the gelding lost both of his hind shoes)

4/1

6th

6

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Wexford

Uknowcarty

11st 7lb

J: Jack Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Improving with each run this term and posted a career best when beaten just under 1l in a Navan handicap hurdle (2m5f, heavy) 12 days ago; had a tough race that day, up 2lb and needs to prove he's as good at this trip.

11/2

3rd

2

22nd Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

14:55 Navan

Uknowcarty

11st 11lb

J: Jack Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Has improved with each run and might have finished a bit closer without a mistake at the last when runner-up in a Fairyhouse maiden hurdle last time; reasonable mark for handicap debut.

4/1

Form: 096

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Below form on the Flat latest but promising sixth (beaten 14l) over hurdles at Naas in January; switches to handicaps with workable opening mark but much softer ground this time.

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Verdict Starting price

11th

12

(5)

30th Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 5f 29y

16:25 Sligo

Dixon Line

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Adrian Sexton

Precious little over hurdles of late although did run well in a couple of late-season Flat handicaps last year off this lowly mark.

25/1

3

6th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:40 Leopardstown

Dixon Line

11st 12lb

J: Alan King

T: Adrian Sexton

Rated only 80 and has a mountain to climb; 13th at Wexford yesterday.

200/1

13th

17

5th Mar 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:50 Wexford

Dixon Line

10st 0lb

J: Alan King

T: Adrian Sexton

midfield

Form: 700

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Poor form in points and maiden hurdles so far, tailed off at Navan 12 days ago; low opening mark at least.

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Verdict Starting price

8th

8

25th May 2022

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

18:15 Wexford

Sadie Yeats

11st 3lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Paul Martin Pierce

Poor form in points and struggled under Rules so far including handicap debut last time; wears first-time tongue-tie.

20/1

22

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

15:40 Naas

Sadie Yeats

11st 3lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Paul Martin Pierce

Second reserve; poor in maidens and no better on handicap debut last time; tongue-tie on.

8th

14

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Wexford

Sadie Yeats

10st 6lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Paul Martin Pierce

Poor form in points and maiden hurdles so far, tailed off at Navan 12 days ago; low opening mark at least.

40/1

Form: 0P06S0

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Promising sixth at Limerick in November but slipped up when beaten at Limerick over Christmas and tailed off since; best form on better ground.

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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

6th

4

7th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

13:45 Southwell

Bergentown

11st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Jennie Candlish

Off the mark at the 17th attempt over hurdles when scoring on his stable debut at Bangor (2m3f, good) in June but he's finished in rear in both subsequent runs; tongue-tie is now added and he has quite a bit to prove again on this switch to fences.

9/1

Form: 5877P-

Last run: 433 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Promising form in maiden hurdles a couple of seasons ago but couldn't build on that last term; has a 433-day absence to defy.

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10th

13

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 30y

19:56 Tramore

Miss Oriental

10st 13lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

took keen hold, midfield, lost position and reminder after 3rd, slow jump 4th, soon ridden briefly, got behind before 6th, tailed off from 3 out

16/1

21th

17

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:55 Punchestown

Miss Oriental

11st 0lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Capable trainer in form; a bit better in 11l fifth at Limerick (good); stamina looks very suspect.

14/1

5th

17

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

16:13 Limerick

Miss Oriental

11st 0lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Form: 153244 D BF

Last run: 129 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Won a maiden hurdle at Sligo last summer and consistent since; should have a race in her from this mark but her best form is on good ground.

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3rd

2

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

Go Gill Go

11st 6lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: James Grace

Bounced back from a couple of poor runs when an 11l third at Limerick in January; a losing run going back to her sole success in 2021 is off-putting but should have one in her from this sort of mark; very best form on quicker ground.

5/1

3rd

7

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Go Gill Go

11st 6lb

J: Conor Clarke

T: James Grace

Record of 1-24 over hurdles; best recent effort came over C&D and poor Clonmel run next time might have come too soon; fell early at Naas since; has a shout.

11/1

Form: -43668

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Winner on the Flat; fairly consistent over hurdles this winter and had a tough ask in a maiden hurdle at Thurles last time; worth considering back in a handicap from a career-low mark.

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10th

6

15th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

11:25 Doncaster

Call Me Rocky

11st 9lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Syd Hosie

Largely consistent during his summer/autumn spell with Milton Harris, winning twice (2m/2m1f, good/good to soft); not written off but he was pulled up on last month's stable debut at Kempton (2m, good to soft).

20/1

0

8

27th Nov 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 3

15:35 Kempton

Call Me Rocky

11st 0lb

J: Gearoid Harney

T: Syd Hosie

led narrowly, hit and headed 4 out, soon weakened quickly, pulled up after 3 out

10/1

4th

4

24th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 3

15:45 Plumpton

Call Me Rocky

11st 5lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Milton Harris

Hit the ground running for this yard with two wins in July (good/good to soft) and after a blip he's been back in good form the last twice; no reason why he shouldn't be in the thick of things.

7/2

Form: 6-7070

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Ran okay in a couple of maiden hurdles last season; tailed off in a novice handicap hurdle on return though and struggled in two runs over fences since; enough to prove from this sort of mark.

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2

17th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 5f 150y

18:15 Tramore

Didntsleepawink

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

midfield, pushed along briefly after 1st, fell 2nd

16/1

6

11th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Cork

Didntsleepawink

11st 6lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

always towards rear, pushed along and became detached after 4 out, pulled up 3 out

16/1

7th

19

5th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:45 Tipperary

Didntsleepawink

11st 2lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Form: 9-90P8

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Modest form in points and well held in maiden hurdles since; plenty to find on form from this opening mark.

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16

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:55 Clonmel

Uppertown Mya

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear, brief headway when mistake 2 out (usual 3 out), soon weakened, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out

25/1

13th

19

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

14:30 Navan

Uppertown Mya

10st 0lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

0-14 and showed very little last year; new yard; off 183 days.

50/1

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Payout
Exacta €151.00
Straight Forecast €151.00
Tricast €544.70
Trifecta €833.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Call Me Rocky

The Irish Sun:

Uknowcarty

TOPSPEED:

Saga Aravis

RP Ratings (IRE):

Dixon Line

POSTDATA:

Call Me Rocky