March 07 / 13.25 Leopardstown

13.25 Leopardstown

Yielding

Happy 90th Birthday Michael Louis Maiden Hurdle (Div I)

  • Prize money: £6197.48
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 14 runners
  • Win time: 4m 7s
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Happy 90th Birthday Michael Louis Maiden Hurdle (Div I)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

5/4 (Won)

  • Win: £1.40
  • Place: £1.02

Form: 149-F3 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Dual bumper winner; fell on hurdle bow when looking as if she was booked for second (showed signs of inexperience); didn't build on that when a distant third at Naas since (too keen); will do better at some stage.
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1st

13

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Leopardstown

Brooklynn Glory

11st 5lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Dual bumper winner; fell on hurdle bow when looking as if she was booked for second (showed signs of inexperience); didn't build on that when a distant third at Naas since (too keen); will do better at some stage.

5/4

3rd

25

12th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 131y

14:15 Naas

Brooklynn Glory

11st 5lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Odds-on winner of bumpers at Listowel and Cork on her two starts in 2020; fair fourth behind longer-priced stablemate Grangee when one of five runners for stable in Leopardstown Grade 2 event last February; ran green on hurdling debut at Fairyhouse but still in contention when fell at last.

3/1

4

9th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 2f 110y

13:20 Fairyhouse

Brooklynn Glory

12st 9lb

Odds-on winner of bumpers at Listowel and Cork on her two starts in 2020; fair fourth behind longer-priced stablemate Grangee when one of five runners for stable in Leopardstown Grade 2 event last February; failed to do herself justice at this venue on final start; should make a useful hurdler providing that was just a once-off.

100/30

3/1

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 4-42

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Creditable efforts on all three starts; built on his comeback when runner-up in a bumper in January; has a fair bit to find on form to have a say here, though, and might be one for handicaps.
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2nd

10

27th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Limerick

Pats Choice

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Knocking on the door this season and entitled to be bang there again after recent second on hurdles debut at Leopardstown; previous bumper form looks solid in the context of this race; big player.

4/6

2nd

8

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Leopardstown

Pats Choice

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Creditable efforts on all three starts; built on his comeback when runner-up in a bumper in January; has a fair bit to find on form to have a say here, though, and might be one for handicaps.

3/1

OUR TIP

7/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Policy Maker gelding; half-brother to very smart 2m hurdle/chase winner Captain Guinness and point winner Captain Broomfied; dam unraced half-sister to useful 2m3f-2m4f hurdle/chase winner Jerrysback; interesting newcomer and well worth a market check.
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9th

4

28th Jul 2022

Good

2m 2f 59y

18:10 Galway

Brookie

12st 0lb

J: Miss M O’Sullivan

T: A J Martin

took keen hold, prominent, went second 2f out, pushed along and weakened gradually final furlong

13/2

2nd

1

14th Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

20:30 Killarney

Brookie

12st 0lb

J: Miss M O’Sullivan

T: A J Martin

prominent in chasing group, went second halfway, went clear with winner when made challenge under 2f out, saddle slipped and ducked sharply left inside final furlong, soon no extra

5/1

1

16th May 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

20:30 Killarney

Brookie

12st 0lb

J: Miss M O’Sullivan

T: A J Martin

Half-brother to Captain Guiness started off with an encouraging third over hurdles at Leopardstown; not as good in another maiden hurdle last time but still had plenty of horses behind him and one to consider in his first bumper.

17/2

Form: 60F

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Minor promise on bumper debut in August but showed nothing when tailed off in a Navan bumper next time out and got no further than the second flight on hurdle bow latest.
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7

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Fairyhouse

Chuffer Dandridge

11st 12lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Brendan W Duke

Minor promise on bumper debut last August; showed nothing when tailed off in a Navan bumper next time, and got only as far as the second flight on hurdling debut; jumped a bit erratically in the lead before weakening into fourth at Leopardstown, ending up 4 1/2l behind third-placed Brookie.

16/1

4th

3

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Leopardstown

Chuffer Dandridge

11st 12lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Brendan W Duke

Minor promise on bumper debut in August but showed nothing when tailed off in a Navan bumper next time out and got no further than the second flight on hurdle bow latest.

33/1

3

29th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Fairyhouse

Chuffer Dandridge

12st 0lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Brendan W Duke

First of two bumper runs was better than the second; unlikely to feature on hurdling debut.

66/1

Form: 3/2-05

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict
Returned to form when fifth in a maiden hurdle at Naas last week, proving he retains ability after missing all of 2021; should be able to build on that and quicker ground is no worry.
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3rd

1

(7)

28th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 98y

15:20 Galway

Onlyhuman

10st 0lb

J: Shane Foley

T: John C McConnell

prominent, pushed along 2f out, ridden and ran on well inside final furlong, went third towards finish

33/1

9th

4

(10)

23rd Apr 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:30 Limerick

Onlyhuman

9st 9lb

J: Alan Glynn

T: Mrs John Harrington

5th

7

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Leopardstown

Onlyhuman

11st 12lb

J: Robbie Power

T: Mrs John Harrington

Returned to form when fifth in a maiden hurdle at Naas last week, proving he retains ability after missing all of 2021; should be able to build on that and quicker ground is no worry.

11/4

Form: 0

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Tailed off and never involved when 50-1 for his debut in a maiden hurdle at Naas; pedigree suggests he may do better at some point but best watched for now.
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5

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 5f 61y

19:00 Ballinrobe

What Ever Oscar

11st 11lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Michael Hourigan

16th

12

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 121y

17:50 Clonmel

What Ever Oscar

11st 4lb

J: Jordan Canavan

T: Michael Hourigan

Improved from poor debut when beaten 30l at Leopardstown last time in a stronger race than this, so should be more competitive today.

9/1

6th

11

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Leopardstown

What Ever Oscar

11st 12lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Michael Hourigan

Tailed off and never involved when 50-1 for his debut in a maiden hurdle at Naas; pedigree suggests he may do better at some point but best watched for now.

33/1

Form: 00

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Tailed off on debut and same result when beaten a long way out last time; hard to warm to.
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13th

9

20th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 2f 165y

15:15 Downpatrick

Matts My Boy

11st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Patrick Griffin

Signs of improvement at Leopardstown last time when making third maiden appearance; stable had a good chase winner at Down Royal on Thursday; not without a chance on handicap debut

14/1

7th

6

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Leopardstown

Matts My Boy

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Patrick Griffin

Tailed off on debut and same result when beaten a long way out last time; hard to warm to.

200/1

18th

13

12th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 131y

14:15 Naas

Matts My Boy

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Patrick Griffin

Beginning to stay on when making a mistake two out at Navan; needs to jump more fluently.

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Snow Sky gelding; dam pulled up all starts (hurdle/points), sister to bumper/useful 2m-2m4f hurdle/chase winner Imjoeking; not likely to make an impact on debut.
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11th

1

11th Jun 2022

Good

2m 5f 60y

14:55 Downpatrick

Derry Sky

12st 4lb

J: Miss Georgie Benson

T: Peter John Flood

always towards rear, not fluent 1st

14/1

10th

4

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

13:55 Punchestown

Derry Sky

11st 12lb

J: Barry Browne

T: Peter John Flood

No apparent chance to judge from outings over 2m at Leopardstown and 2m5f at Limerick.

50/1

16

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 2f 165y

17:05 Downpatrick

Derry Sky

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Peter John Flood

Form: 0

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Useful stayer on the Flat for Roger Charlton but struggled on the Flat for Johnny Murtagh and tailed off when 125-1 for his debut over hurdles in a maiden hurdle at Down Royal last time; may do better at some stage.
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9th

1

(7)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 7f 0y

20:25 Leopardstown

True Destiny

10st 2lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: J J Lambe

dwelt start, always towards rear, nudged along from 5f out, dropped to last when switched left under 2f out, kept on when tenderly handled inside final furlong

25/1

10th

1

(1)

21st Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 0y

20:30 Leopardstown

True Destiny

11st 2lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: J J Lambe

midfield, ridden and in touch with leaders on inner 3f out, weakened final furlong

25/1

5th

5

(3)

7th Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 0y

20:30 Leopardstown

True Destiny

11st 12lb

J: Miss A McGuinness

T: J J Lambe

dwelt start, always towards rear

25/1

Form: 000

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Tailed off in a trio of starts in maiden hurdles so far, massive prices each time.
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6

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

16:45 Limerick

Danny The Fence

11st 9lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Karl Thornton

23

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

16:15 Naas

Danny The Fence

11st 9lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Karl Thornton

Third reserve; well-held in four maidens; has to show much more on handicap debut;

10th

4

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Leopardstown

Danny The Fence

11st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Karl Thornton

Tailed off in a trio of starts in maiden hurdles so far, massive prices each time.

200/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Portrait Gallery mare; dam unraced half-sister to 2m6f-3m7f hurdle/chase winner Garryvoe; might need further and doesn't look a likely winner on debut.
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6th

13

5th Aug 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

17:50 Wexford

Cottage Artist

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: V T O’Brien

in touch with leaders, prominent after 4th, not fluent 10th, not fluent 12th, pushed along and lost position before omitted 2 out, held but kept on after last

20/1

10th

10

30th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 58y

19:20 Ballinrobe

Cottage Artist

11st 1lb

J: James Duggan

T: V T O’Brien

9yo with very few miles on the clock but is facing an uphill battle on all known form.

40/1

200/1

Form: 00

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Tailed off at triple-figure odds in two maiden hurdles so far; impossible to fancy.
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8th

10

25th May 2022

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

18:45 Wexford

Ximli

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Tailed off in four maiden hurdles at triple figure odds; tongue-tie now tried for handicap debut; back down in trip.

12/1

17

21st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 30y

17:15 Kilbeggan

Ximli

11st 0lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: P J Rothwell

Form: 5-69P6

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Tailed off in a trio of bumpers and no better in a pair of maiden hurdles so far, pulled up at Naas and tailed off at Fairyhouse last time.
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8

14th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 20y

18:30 Roscommon

Another Affair

11st 11lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: V C Ward

midfield early, bad mistake and lost ground when jockey lost iron briefly 1st, soon towards rear, reminders after 5th, pulled up before 6th

33/1

8th

1

28th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 50y

16:18 Punchestown

Another Affair

11st 12lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: V C Ward

Some OK runs suggest he might have a handicap in him; tongue tie back.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
14-race maiden on the Flat and operating at a low level in that sphere of late; certainly not bred for this discipline.
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14th

6

21st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 30y

16:45 Kilbeggan

Royal Hideaway

11st 12lb

J: Martin Mooney

T: David Peter Dunne

28

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Fairyhouse

Royal Hideaway

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: David Peter Dunne

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Payout
Exacta €25.00
Straight Forecast €26.10
Trifecta €155.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Brooklynn Glory

The Irish Sun:

Pats Choice

SPOTLIGHT:

Onlyhuman

POSTDATA:

Brooklynn Glory