March 10 / 16.45 Thurles

16.45 Thurles

Yielding

Thurles Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £7932.77
  • 2m 7f 186y
  • 8 runners
  • Win time: 6m 24s
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Thurles Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £12.90
  • Place: £5.40

Form: 9423P4

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
Alternating between hurdles and fences of late, followed a good second in a heavy ground Limerick handicap hurdle in December with a close third in a Punchestown beginners' chase; others preferred but could get into the money.
Place /
No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

3

7th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:45 Cork

Ballyadam Destiny

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

In good form of late, gaining second hurdles win at Thurles over 3m, despite mistakes at the final two flights; solid run off revised mark at Limerick but beaten a long way into third at this venue on latest, heavy ground probably not ideal; holding his form well and one to consider.

9/1

3rd

4

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Ballyadam Destiny

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

In good form of late, gaining second hurdles win at Thurles last month over this trip, despite mistakes at the final two flights; solid run off revised mark at Limerick when third behind two market leaders; should run his race but others possibly better handicapped now.

12/1

3rd

5

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

15:38 Limerick

Ballyadam Destiny

11st 8lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

5/2

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 000342

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict
Gradually improving over hurdles, best effort to date when second in a competitive handicap hurdle at Gowran last month; up 3lb for that but still unexposed and should have a big say here.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8

16th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 110y

16:15 Fairyhouse

Ernie McCracken

10st 13lb

J: Conor Clarke

T: Emmet Mullins

9/1

2nd

5

10th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 186y

16:45 Thurles

Ernie McCracken

10st 11lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Emmet Mullins

Gradually improving over hurdles, best effort to date when second in a competitive handicap hurdle at Gowran last month; up 3lb for that but still unexposed and should have a big say here.

5/2

2nd

8

19th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 40y

14:55 Gowran Park

Ernie McCracken

11st 3lb

J: Paul Townend

T: Emmet Mullins

Left previous form behind when hitting the frame in a maiden hurdle at Limerick over Christmas and showed that was no fluke with a good fourth over C&D latest; might be one to progress now handicapping; check market.

6/1

Form: 42-080 C

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 126

Form & Verdict
Won his maiden hurdle over 2m here in a good season last year and also landed a Naas handicap; well below his best this season; stays this trip but best watched for now.
Place /
No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

6

28th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 130y

18:00 Punchestown

Capilano Bridge

11st 5lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

1st

8

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 110y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Capilano Bridge

11st 2lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

16/1

5th

1

24th Mar 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:25 Cork

Capilano Bridge

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

In the form of his life towards the end of last season; hasn't managed to build on that so far this campaign and may need a bit more relief from the assessor before he gets his head back in front; wears first-time cheekpieces.

10/1

Form: /28645 CD

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 1lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 119

Form & Verdict
Dual winner over hurdles last season, including this race off a 3lb lower mark; started off this season with a fine second in a Galway beginners' chase in October but well below that since; back over hurdles and very much a player if she can produce anything like her best.
Place /
No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2

2nd May 2022

Good

3m 2f 50y

16:20 Down Royal

Bay Ambition

11st 12lb

J: J B Kane

T: Gavin Cromwell

Twice successful over hurdles; soundly beaten at Fairyhouse in his first handicap chase; first-time blinkers now, instead of cheekpieces tried last time; possibly capable of much better.

7/1

6th

2

16th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 88y

15:40 Fairyhouse

Bay Ambition

11st 12lb

J: Miss A B O’Connor

T: Gavin Cromwell

4th

3

10th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 186y

16:45 Thurles

Bay Ambition

11st 1lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

Dual winner over hurdles last season, including this race off a 3lb lower mark; started off this season with a fine second in a Galway beginners' chase in October but well below that since; back over hurdles and very much a player if she can produce anything like her best.

10/1

Form: P330-4

Last run: 128 days

W: 10st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
One win to his credit but doesn't run many bad races; good fourth in a 3m handicap chase at Cork in November after seven months off when last seen; runs well fresh and has to be respected.
Place /
No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

13

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

15:38 Limerick

Shar Whats Therush

10st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Donal Hassett

4

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Cork

Shar Whats Therush

11st 12lb

J: Mr Romain Lemiere

T: Donal Hassett

His losing run goes back to 2017 but often runs well in defeat and he probably needed his return from four months off at Thurles a fortnight ago; on a good mark and has run well here before.

12/1

5th

7

10th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 186y

16:45 Thurles

Shar Whats Therush

10st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Donal Hassett

One win to his credit but doesn't run many bad races; good fourth in a 3m handicap chase at Cork in November after seven months off when last seen; runs well fresh and has to be respected.

4/1

Form: 44F809 D

Last run: 158 days

W: 10st 0lb

12 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Last win was over fences last summer; lost her form towards the end of the year and best watched after six months off.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

14

26th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

19:45 Limerick

Brogine

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S Braddish

14/1

2nd

3

25th May 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

19:45 Wexford

Brogine

11st 11lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S Braddish

Six career wins but not the force of old; down now to a mark of 92 and could get her turn again but well beaten at Ballinrobe last time and others preferred.

12/1

6th

1

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 5f 61y

18:30 Ballinrobe

Brogine

12st 0lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: S Braddish

Three-time winner at this track, including handicap hurdles at 2m5f/3m; recent form below best (brought down latest) but drops in grade here off career-low mark and can't be ruled out back at this venue.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: -22FFF

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict
Looked to be making up into a solid novice chaser in the autumn but confidence over fences dealt a severe blow with three consecutive falls; reverts back to hurdles with some reasonable novice form to his credit last season but others preferred.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

7

27th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 180y

16:45 Punchestown

Indiana Jones

11st 10lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: M F Morris

1

10th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 186y

16:45 Thurles

Indiana Jones

11st 12lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: M F Morris

Looked to be making up into a solid novice chaser in the autumn but confidence over fences dealt a severe blow with three consecutive falls; reverts back to hurdles with some reasonable novice form to his credit last season but others preferred.

10/1

7

19th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:05 Gowran Park

Indiana Jones

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: M F Morris

Winning hurdler; looked a potentially decent recruit to chasing when second to Mr Incredible at Naas and when chasing home Busselton at Punchestown but he's fallen on his last two starts now and needs to have his confidence restored.

3/1

Form: -02623

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict
Navan maiden hurdle winner a year ago and has improved going up in trip this season with narrow defeats last twice at Fairyhouse and Punchestown; up another 2lb but looks likely to go close once again.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

2

21st Apr 2022

Good To Soft

3m 2f 127y

Class 3

15:50 Perth

Robinstown

11st 10lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

17

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 110y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Robinstown

10st 10lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

14/1

4

10th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 186y

16:45 Thurles

Robinstown

11st 1lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Navan maiden hurdle winner a year ago and has improved going up in trip this season with narrow defeats last twice at Fairyhouse and Punchestown; up another 2lb but looks likely to go close once again.

9/4

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Payout
Exacta €400.00
Straight Forecast €319.60
Tricast €1130.50
Trifecta €2543.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Ernie McCracken

SPOTLIGHT:

Robinstown

TOPSPEED:

Capilano Bridge

The Irish Sun:

Ernie McCracken

POSTDATA:

Robinstown