March 24 / 16.55 Cork

16.55 Cork

Good

Blackwater (Q.R.) Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5453.78
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 17 runners
  • Win time: 5m 6s
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Blackwater (Q.R.) Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly sunny

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.00
  • Place: £3.50

Form: 519207 CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict
C&D winner; tailed off in his last two hurdle starts; has run okay over fences either side of those runs but needs a career best to defy this mark and might prefer the ground a bit softer than what is likely.
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Verdict Starting price

6th

11

7th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:45 Cork

Thedancingfarrier

11st 5lb

J: Mr R J Kiely

T: Paul Stephen Kiely

Runs well here, recording second hurdles success in March, despite amateur rider losing iron after mistake at the final flight; pulled up when tried over extended 3m here at Easter (heavy) and no surprise he returns to optimum trip and on favoured ground.

12/1

13

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Thedancingfarrier

11st 5lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Paul Stephen Kiely

Runs well here, recording second hurdles success last month, despite amateur rider losing iron after mistake at the final flight; good chance of staying this longer trip on this sort of ground; should go well.

8/1

1st

5

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Cork

Thedancingfarrier

11st 11lb

J: Mr J L Gleeson

T: Paul Stephen Kiely

C&D winner; tailed off in his last two hurdle starts; has run okay over fences either side of those runs but needs a career best to defy this mark and might prefer the ground a bit softer than what is likely.

25/1

15/2

  • Place: £7.30

Form: 8-6005

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Best effort yet when fifth of 12 in a maiden hurdle at Thurles last time behind Mankhool; interesting on handicap debut with first-time blinkers fitted.
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1st

5

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 30y

19:21 Tramore

Highland Penny

11st 7lb

J: Jack Foley

T: R P Cody

prominent, led after 2nd, reduced lead after 3 out, ridden and went clear again after 2 out, kept on strongly and went further clear run-in

16/1

6th

5

19th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:55 Tipperary

Highland Penny

11st 10lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: R P Cody

3rd

16

5th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:45 Tipperary

Highland Penny

11st 3lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: R P Cody

9/2

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 905412 D BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Chased home Missiee before winning at Punchestown last month (runner-up won twice since) and only beaten a neck in her follow up bid; 4lb rise is justified and one to consider again.
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Verdict Starting price

5th

10

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 175y

18:30 Tramore

Indie Belle

11st 5lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Robert Widger

3rd

14

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Cork

Indie Belle

11st 4lb

J: Mr J J Codd

T: Robert Widger

Chased home Missiee before winning at Punchestown last month (runner-up won twice since) and only beaten a neck in her follow up bid; 4lb rise is justified and one to consider again.

9/2

2nd

11

6th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Leopardstown

Indie Belle

10st 2lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Robert Widger

Progressive in handicaps and produced her best performance when landing a handicap hurdle at Punchestown last week; runner-up Wild Hunt bolted up at Clonmel on Thursday; should go close off a 6lb higher mark although would probably prefer it softer.

5/1

Form: 67-0U6

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
0-14 under Rules; unseated on chase debut in November but beaten 23l in a maiden hurdle at Fairyhouse last month; doesn't look well treated on recent form.
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5

5th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 95y

15:20 Kilbeggan

Toor Hawk

11st 10lb

J: Ian Power

T: Ms M Flynn

prominent in chasing group, midfield when fell 7th

20/1

5

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 5f 100y

18:10 Downpatrick

Toor Hawk

11st 13lb

J: Derek Thomas McGrath

T: Ms M Flynn

12th

9

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

17:00 Kilbeggan

Toor Hawk

10st 12lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Ms M Flynn

8/1

Form: -76756

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Runner-up when producing a promising debut at Clonmel a year ago; didn't build on that but left some poor efforts behind when fifth of 14 on handicap debut on his penultimate start; however, tailed off again back at Clonmel since.
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5

7th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:20 Cork

Coconut Tudor

11st 12lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Gerard Kelleher

10/1

2nd

4

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

13:55 Limerick

Coconut Tudor

11st 12lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Gerard Kelleher

14/1

5th

9

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Cork

Coconut Tudor

11st 6lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: Gerard Kelleher

Runner-up when producing a promising debut at Clonmel a year ago; didn't build on that but left some poor efforts behind when fifth of 14 on handicap debut on his penultimate start; however, tailed off again back at Clonmel since.

20/1

16/1

Form: 3P2710

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 5lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Gained second win over hurdles when bolting up at Tramore on his penultimate outing but 2m4f on heavy ground probably stretched his stamina 12 days ago from 8lb higher; same mark and better ground over this trip should suit.
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6th

11

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Cork

Danegeld

11st 5lb

J: Miss R Murphy

T: J Morrison

Gained second win over hurdles when bolting up at Tramore on his penultimate outing but 2m4f on heavy ground probably stretched his stamina 12 days ago from 8lb higher; same mark and better ground over this trip should suit.

16/1

15th

10

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 3f 170y

15:10 Gowran Park

Danegeld

11st 1lb

J: Declan Queally

T: J Morrison

Career best when bolting up in a handicap hurdle at Thurles last month; 8lb higher mark but has run well at this trip before and could go well.

6/1

1st

12

24th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 66y

16:50 Thurles

Danegeld

10st 13lb

J: Miss R Murphy

T: J Morrison

Only one win from 20 starts over hurdles; enjoys a slight edge over Tohellortoconnacht on Limerick running but soundly beaten since, and not certain to uphold that form.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 5551 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Has improved in a couple of recent starts in maiden hurdles; beaten roughly 6l at Gowran (2m, heavy) before impressive step forward in a Thurles maiden hurdle a fortnight ago when stepped up in trip; should improve and his opening mark is a workable one.
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Verdict Starting price

6th

6

26th Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 3

13:30 Uttoxeter

Mankhool

11st 2lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Alastair Ralph

midfield, niggled along towards rear 7th, outpaced and lost touch before 3 out, tailed off

7/1

9th

12

7th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Cork

Mankhool

11st 0lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

20/1

12th

25

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 55y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Mankhool

10st 2lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Won a 2m5f maiden hurdle at Thurles; improvement needed from his first two handicap starts; tends to make the odd mistake which could prove costly in this company.

20/1

Form: 06-295

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Went close in a maiden hurdle but hasn't managed to build on that in two subsequent handicaps; room for improvement in the jumping department and less exposed than most in here.
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8th

6

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Cork

Barefoot Man

11st 10lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: Terence O’Brien

Went close in a maiden hurdle but hasn't managed to build on that in two subsequent handicaps; room for improvement in the jumping department and less exposed than most in here.

9/1

5th

1

17th Feb 2022

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

15:40 Clonmel

Barefoot Man

12st 4lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: Terence O’Brien

Headed close home in a Limerick maiden hurdle in December; probably failed to see out the 3m at Punchestown last month and should be more at home over this trip with ground not an issue.

16/1

9th

1

17th Jan 2022

Soft

3m 0f 40y

15:35 Punchestown

Barefoot Man

12st 0lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: Terence O’Brien

Upped his game considerably on testing ground at Limerick over Christmas when just touched off in maiden hurdle for horses who hadn't yet been placed under rules; step up to 3m from 2m3f an unknown but may well suit.

9/1

Form: 060

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Struggled having been tailed off in trio of maiden hurdles; up in trip for handicap debut.
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1

25th May 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

19:45 Wexford

Getaway Missile

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Philip Fenton

Down the field but not beaten far in a handicap hurdle at Cork in March; might just need to come down the handicap a little.

14/1

9th

12

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Cork

Getaway Missile

11st 5lb

J: Mr E P O’Brien

T: Philip Fenton

Struggled having been tailed off in trio of maiden hurdles; up in trip for handicap debut.

14/1

1

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Limerick

Getaway Missile

12st 0lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Philip Fenton

Mildly progressive in a trio of maiden hurdles; more needed here but worth a market check.

25/1

Form: 871P61 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Left previous form behind when winning at Tramore earlier this year and bounced back from two lesser runs when winning competitive handicap at Gowran 12 days ago; more required from 6lb higher but should be in the mix again.
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Verdict Starting price

5th

12

8th Apr 2022

Good

2m 6f 22y

18:10 Ballinrobe

Missiee

10st 4lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

10th

10

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Cork

Missiee

11st 6lb

J: Mr B Lawless

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Left previous form behind when winning at Tramore earlier this year and bounced back from two lesser runs when winning competitive handicap at Gowran 12 days ago; more required from 6lb higher but should be in the mix again.

11/2

1st

14

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 3f 170y

15:10 Gowran Park

Missiee

10st 10lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Built on her handicap debut with a win at Tramore from 4lb lower but not in the same form twice since; return to this trip may help.

50/1

40/1

Form: 304799

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
0-14; beaten a long way at Clonmel last month; best form has come over a bit further than this.
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4

30th Jun 2022

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

19:50 Tipperary

Added Bonus

11st 8lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

midfield, weakened quickly after 4 out, pulled up before 3 out

16/1

3rd

6

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 5f 61y

19:00 Ballinrobe

Added Bonus

11st 7lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

7

8th Apr 2022

Good

2m 1f 142y

18:40 Ballinrobe

Added Bonus

11st 7lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John J Walsh

Form: 7877

Last run: 18 days

W: 12st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
Progressive on the Flat as a 3yo; seemingly hasn't taken to hurdles for this yard in four starts so far but might start improving now switched to handicaps; check the market.
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12th

2

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Cork

Teed Up

12st 1lb

J: Mr Romain Lemiere

T: Emmet Mullins

Progressive on the Flat as a 3yo; seemingly hasn't taken to hurdles for this yard in four starts so far but might start improving now switched to handicaps; check the market.

13/2

12

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Leopardstown

Teed Up

11st 12lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Emmet Mullins

Progressive on the Flat for Ken Condon; has hinted at ability over hurdles but makes jumping errors; might be one for handicaps at this stage; entered in 1.55 here, Sunday.

16/1

7th

11

6th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Leopardstown

Teed Up

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Emmet Mullins

Rated 90 at his peak on the Flat for Ken Condon, winning three races and highly effective at around 1m; has made a low-key start to life over hurdles for this yard and now looks more like a handicap prospect than a likely maiden winner.

20/1

50/1

Form: 456-PP

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
A bit of promise a couple of seasons ago but pulled up in two starts since returning from 16 months off.
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13th

15

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Cork

Not May

11st 3lb

J: Mr E Finegan

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

A bit of promise a couple of seasons ago but pulled up in two starts since returning from 16 months off.

50/1

9

6th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

15:05 Leopardstown

Not May

11st 7lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

Tinahely maiden point winner under Jamie Codd in 2019; modest hurdles form; disappointing favourite for a maiden at Ballinrobe in August 2020, did not appear again until pulled-up in a maiden at Limerick's Christmas fixture.

25/1

14

27th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:20 Limerick

Not May

11st 1lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

Not seen since a disappointing favourite in a Ballinrobe maiden hurdle 16 months ago; others preferred.

33/1

10/1

Form: 6823UU CD

Last run: 151 days

W: 12st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict
Unseated over fences in his last couple of starts; C&D winner from 1lb lower last season and versatile with regards to ground but entitled to need this after 151 days off.
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14th

1

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Cork

Rebel Waltz

12st 4lb

J: Mr P Stefani

T: T J Nagle Jr

Unseated over fences in his last couple of starts; C&D winner from 1lb lower last season and versatile with regards to ground but entitled to need this after 151 days off.

10/1

2

10th Oct 2021

Soft

2m 3f 100y

15:30 Limerick

Rebel Waltz

12st 0lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: T J Nagle Jr

Dual hurdle winner was runner-up over fences at Sligo two starts ago but was well a beaten third behind some quality rivals at Listowel last time and handicap debut now; not ruled out.

13/2

Form: 6-7070

Last run: 68 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Showed a bit of promise when sixth in a Ballinrobe maiden hurdle nearly a year ago; struggled since and shown nothing over fences on his last two starts; remains best watched for now.
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7th

19

5th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:45 Tipperary

Didn’tsleepawink

11st 2lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

18

18th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Cork

Didn’tsleepawink

11st 3lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Another O'Sullivan runner, he's been struggling hurdling and chasing this season; cheekpieces must spark dramatic revival.?

25/1

5th

20

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Didn’tsleepawink

10st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Second reserve; handicap debut here in December was moderate and two runs over fences since don't inspire confidence.

Form: 330-45 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
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.
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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: 803888 D

Last run: 66 days

W: 11st 12lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Has come down a long way in the weights since last win in 2017; probably needs further than this these days and best watched on yard debut.
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1st

16

30th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 0y

14:35 Punchestown

Hurricane Darwin

11st 7lb

J: Mr B O Walsh

T: C W J Farrell

Fourth in this race last year and came on from his reappearance when third behind Shady Operator here in November; lesser form in three runs over hurdles since; several good efforts at this venue and can't be ruled out on yard debut after 103-day break.

12/1

3

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Cork

Hurricane Darwin

11st 12lb

J: Mr Romain Lemiere

T: C W J Farrell

Has come down a long way in the weights since last win in 2017; probably needs further than this these days and best watched on yard debut.

40/1

8th

4

17th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:20 Punchestown

Hurricane Darwin

11st 9lb

J: Mr A P Fahey

T: Peter Maher

Veteran ran quite well in Punchestown handicaps in eighth in December at long odds; unlikely to have the toe.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €9917.00
Straight Forecast €2877.20
Tricast €9493.30
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Mankhool

The Irish Sun:

Indie Belle

RP Ratings (IRE):

Mankhool

POSTDATA:

Mankhool