March 12 / 13.25 Gowran Park

13.25 Gowran Park

Heavy

Goresbridge Maiden Hurdle (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5949.58
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 15 runners
  • Win time: 4m 30s
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Goresbridge Maiden Hurdle (Div I)

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.90
  • Place: £1.60

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Shantou gelding; half-brother to very useful 2m-3m hurdle winner Mrs Milner; dam fourth in bumpers, closely related to 2m4f chase winner Miss Yeats, half-sister to useful bumper/2m4f hurdle winner Ramillies (by Shantou) out of bumper/2m4f and 2m6f hurdle winner; well bred newcomer and well worth a market check.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3

13th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Naas

Backintheroom

11st 12lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Paul Nolan

Shantou half-brother to stable's Cheltenham Festival winner Mrs Milner; trainer having best season in over a decade.

16/1

1st

1

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Backintheroom

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

Shantou gelding; half-brother to very useful 2m-3m hurdle winner Mrs Milner; dam fourth in bumpers, closely related to 2m4f chase winner Miss Yeats, half-sister to useful bumper/2m4f hurdle winner Ramillies (by Shantou) out of bumper/2m4f and 2m6f hurdle winner; well bred newcomer and well worth a market check.

6/1

100/1

  • Place: £16.20

Form: 8-

Last run: 357 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well held in a bumper last term and shown very little in four points since; wears first-time cheekpieces.
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3rd

2

10th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

17:28 Aintree

Kerosine Light

11st 13lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

prominent, pushed along home turn, ridden after 2 out, kept on until no extra and lost second towards finish

13/8

1st

1

25th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:35 Warwick

Kerosine Light

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Made fine use of his spare stamina at the trip for an all-the-way success at Bangor 11 days ago (nearly 2m1f) on his British/stable debut; tricky initial mark judged solely on that effort, but recorded a low-120s RPR on a far slower surface in Ireland as recently as March; player.

6/4

2nd

7

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Kerosine Light

11st 12lb

J: Daniel Holden

T: Eoin Doyle

Well held in a bumper last term and shown very little in four points since; wears first-time cheekpieces.

100/1

6/4

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 94

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Modest performer on the Flat but built on his hurdle debut with fourth of 16 over C&D last time (beaten 6l); that's just about the best form on offer and should improve again.
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3rd

13

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Ney

11st 2lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

Modest performer on the Flat but built on his hurdle debut with fourth of 16 over C&D last time (beaten 6l); that's just about the best form on offer and should improve again.

6/4

4th

8

19th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Gowran Park

Ney

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

Poor Flat and tailed off on hurdle bow at Cork last month; plenty to prove.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Hasn't beaten a rival in three attempts in points.
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No / Draw
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10th

2

(9)

8th May 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

13:50 Leopardstown

Ballycallan King

10st 6lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Poor form in point-to-points before an encouraging maiden hurdle run at Gowran in March; not disgraced on Flat debut over an extended 1m1f at the same venue; this trip likely to prove inadequate.

6th

1

(7)

13th Apr 2022

Good

1m 1f 130y

19:20 Gowran Park

Ballycallan King

9st 9lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Poor in three point-to-points but ran a stormer in a maiden hurdle here last month over 2m (hvy); unlikely that he has the pace for this trip.

4th

2

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Ballycallan King

11st 12lb

J: Mr T Walsh

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Hasn't beaten a rival in three attempts in points.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Walk In The Park gelding; dam bumper/2m hurdle winner, out of 1m4f winning half-sister to French 10.5f Group 3 winner Miliana, useful Flat stayer/2m-2m6f hurdle winner Mirjan and useful 2m4f/3m hurdle winner Best Served Cold; interesting on pedigree but probably not a good sign he has a hood on for debut.
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7th

13

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:10 Cork

Verdant Place

11st 7lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Patrick T Foley

16/1

5th

15

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Verdant Place

11st 2lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Patrick T Foley

Walk In The Park gelding; dam bumper/2m hurdle winner, out of 1m4f winning half-sister to French 10.5f Group 3 winner Miliana, useful Flat stayer/2m-2m6f hurdle winner Mirjan and useful 2m4f/3m hurdle winner Best Served Cold; interesting on pedigree but probably not a good sign he has a hood on for debut.

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Laverock gelding; cost 8,000Euros as a 4yo; half-brother to point/2m and 2m4f hurdle winner Skatman; dam achieved little in maiden points, half-sister to 2m2f-3m1f hurdle/chase winner One Four Shannon; will probably need further and best watched on debut.
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15th

13

18th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

13:50 Cork

Rockbrook

11st 12lb

J: Adam Short

T: P J Rothwell

6th

9

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Rockbrook

11st 12lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Laverock gelding; cost 8,000Euros as a 4yo; half-brother to point/2m and 2m4f hurdle winner Skatman; dam achieved little in maiden points, half-sister to 2m2f-3m1f hurdle/chase winner One Four Shannon; will probably need further and best watched on debut.

33/1

OUR TIP

100/1

Form: 7

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Failed to finish in three points and tailed off on Rules bow in a bumper last month when 125-1.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

3

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Brucejack

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: P A Fahy

Failed to finish in three points and tailed off on Rules bow in a bumper last month when 125-1.

100/1

7th

4

13th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

16:40 Punchestown

Brucejack

12st 0lb

J: Richard Condon

T: P A Fahy

Not a bad pedigree but has failed to complete in three points.

100/1

Form: 460

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Beaten 4l in a Listowel bumper when keen on debut and still showed signs of inexperience in a Thurles bumper next time when too keen; keen again and made errors on return last week but has shown he has ability and not one to discount in a weak contest.
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Verdict Starting price

4th

14

30th Jun 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

19:20 Tipperary

Navigator Jack

10st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Eoin Griffin

soon led narrowly, mistake 3rd, mistake 7th, joined when mistake 3 out, ridden when mistake 2 out, soon hung left and headed, weakened and lost third before last, not fluent last

6/1

6th

12

6th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Listowel

Navigator Jack

11st 10lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Eoin Griffin

midfield, mistake 1st, dropped to rear before 5th, headway on outer from 3 out, pushed along and kept on well from last, never on terms

18/1

8th

2

21st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 30y

17:15 Kilbeggan

Navigator Jack

12st 0lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

Made the frame on most recent maiden run at Wexford but beaten a long way and possibly didn't get home over 2m4f; drop in trip could suit on handicap bow.

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Hillstar gelding; dam failed to complete in points, sister to winners Our Kaempfer (bumper/very useful 2m4f-3m hurdle/chase), Clondaw Kaempfer (bumper/very useful 2m-3m hurdle) and Its A Dream (bumper/useful 2m-3m1f hurdle/chase); check market but likely to build on whatever he achieves here.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

10

28th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 40y

19:45 Punchestown

Sonny May

11st 7lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: Denis Hickey

9th

10

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Sonny May

11st 12lb

J: Jonathan Moore

T: Denis Hickey

Hillstar gelding; dam failed to complete in points, sister to winners Our Kaempfer (bumper/very useful 2m4f-3m hurdle/chase), Clondaw Kaempfer (bumper/very useful 2m-3m hurdle) and Its A Dream (bumper/useful 2m-3m1f hurdle/chase); check market but likely to build on whatever he achieves here.

33/1

Form: 8

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Beaten 22l when 50-1 for a maiden hurdle at Navan last month; hard to recommend but jumping should improve and he didn't look devoid of ability.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

6

3rd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:15 Fairyhouse

Hory

11st 12lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Miss Ellmarie Holden

Promise when 50-1 eighth of 25 in a maiden hurdle at Navan on debut; went off 5-2 favourite at Gowran since but was well held; hood now tried and different ground to what he's experienced so far.

13/2

16

1st Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Hory

11st 4lb

J: Mr T Hamilton

T: Miss Ellmarie Holden

10th

6

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Hory

11st 12lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Miss Ellmarie Holden

Beaten 22l when 50-1 for a maiden hurdle at Navan last month; hard to recommend but jumping should improve and he didn't look devoid of ability.

10/1

Form: 89

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Tailed off in two maiden hurdles so far; has hinted at ability but might be one for handicaps at this point.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

11

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Toon Town

11st 12lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

Tailed off in two maiden hurdles so far; has hinted at ability but might be one for handicaps at this point.

40/1

17

10th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 98y

15:00 Thurles

Toon Town

11st 4lb

J: Donal McInerney

T: John J Walsh

Third reserve; only very minor promise in two starts at huge odds.

9th

15

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:55 Clonmel

Toon Town

11st 12lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

Badly hampered at the first on debut at Thurles; not a bad effort in the circumstances; may improve.

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Nine-race maiden and a moderate performer on the Flat; not bred for a switch to this sphere.
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1st

14

(3)

29th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 120y

19:40 Tipperary

Eastern Tornado

9st 0lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Michael P Hourigan

dwelt start, awkward start, soon towards rear of midfield, towards rear when pushed along briefly under 4f out, headway when raced wide and pushed along home turn, ridden under 2f out, ran on inside final furlong, led towards finish, won going away

25/1

10th

5

6th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Listowel

Eastern Tornado

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Michael P Hourigan

midfield, mistake 1st, mistake 3 out, soon ridden, weakened before 2 out

16/1

3rd

16

(17)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 20y

20:10 Cork

Eastern Tornado

8st 12lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Michael P Hourigan

Form: 0-P

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Has shown ability on the Flat but nothing in two starts over hurdles and was pulled up at Punchestown last time; drops back in trip.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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16th

6

(15)

14th May 2022

Good

1m 5f 0y

17:00 Navan

Cardinal Rule

9st 8lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Alan McIntyre

13th

4

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Cardinal Rule

11st 12lb

J: Charlie Hart

T: Alan McIntyre

Has shown ability on the Flat but nothing in two starts over hurdles and was pulled up at Punchestown last time; drops back in trip.

20/1

2

17th Jan 2022

Soft

3m 0f 40y

15:00 Punchestown

Cardinal Rule

12st 0lb

J: Charlie Hart

T: Alan McIntyre

Struggling on Flat this back-end; small new yard; nothing previous hurdles attempt.

200/1

Form: 00

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Tailed off at big prices in two runs so far; yard in better form now but hard to recommend.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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14

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 1f 26y

17:25 Ballinrobe

Invivo

10st 10lb

J: Jack Gilligan

T: Gavin Cromwell

15th

13

2nd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

14:35 Down Royal

Invivo

11st 2lb

J: J B Kane

T: Gavin Cromwell

14th

12

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Invivo

11st 2lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Gavin Cromwell

Tailed off at big prices in two runs so far; yard in better form now but hard to recommend.

10/1

Form: 90

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Shaped okay when ninth on debut but tailed off at Punchestown since; needs to bounce back and yard is in better form now at least.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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8th

9

4th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

14:25 Tramore

Steppenwolf

11st 3lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

never better than mid-division

14/1

1st

6

12th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

18:45 Clonmel

Steppenwolf

11st 8lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

14/1

16th

15

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

13:55 Naas

Steppenwolf

11st 7lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

Hard to fancy on the evidence of what he has shown in three starts thus far.

100/1

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Payout
Exacta €7093.00
Straight Forecast €3343.60
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Ney

The Irish Sun:

Eastern Tornado

RP Ratings (IRE):

Ney

POSTDATA:

Ney