March 27 / 13.45 Limerick

13.45 Limerick

Good To Yielding

Nevilles Bar And Restaurant Irish EBF Maiden Hurdle (Div II)

  • Prize money: £7436.97
  • 2m 3f 0y
  • 14 runners
  • Win time: 4m 50s
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Nevilles Bar And Restaurant Irish EBF Maiden Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Sunny

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.80
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 3U3887

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict
Hasn't quite progressed as hoped since switching to fences for last three starts, having shown promise at Fairyhouse when third behind Grangee in November on last run in this sphere; 112-rated performer difficult to weigh up but has the ability to go well.
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24

28th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 130y

18:00 Punchestown

Midnight It Is

10st 6lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

14th

3

27th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 180y

15:40 Punchestown

Midnight It Is

11st 12lb

J: K E Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

1st

8

27th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Limerick

Midnight It Is

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Hasn't quite progressed as hoped since switching to fences for last three starts, having shown promise at Fairyhouse when third behind Grangee in November on last run in this sphere; 112-rated performer difficult to weigh up but has the ability to go well.

5/1

4/6

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 4-422

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
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.
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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

8/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form: 0-768

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Has encountered some useful sorts in defeat thus far but improvement required from last couple of starts at Naas if he's to make the breakthrough here; step up to this trip for the first time over hurdles likely to help point-to-point debut runner-up.
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Verdict Starting price

1st

2

24th Jun 2022

Good

2m 6f 31y

Class 4

14:30 Cartmel

Free Handshake

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

travelled strongly, led, prominent when headed after 1st, led after 3 out, shaken up after last, ran on well

15/8

12th

9

29th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 130y

14:30 Punchestown

Free Handshake

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

14/1

2nd

1

21st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 30y

16:15 Kilbeggan

Free Handshake

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Form: 331380

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Wexford bumper winner is 0-5 over hurdles (rated 109) and failed to bring her best when down the field at Punchestown in January; tongue-tie added; may not be far away if bringing her best but others preferred.
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4th

13

27th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Limerick

Kicking Princess

11st 5lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Wexford bumper winner is 0-5 over hurdles (rated 109) and failed to bring her best when down the field at Punchestown in January; tongue-tie added; may not be far away if bringing her best but others preferred.

14/1

10th

10

31st Jan 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 70y

14:20 Punchestown

Kicking Princess

11st 9lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Hit the frame in a pair of maiden hurdles before winning a mares' bumper at Wexford and an even better effort in defeat when third of 13 in a Limerick maiden hurdle on her penultimate run; lesser effort in Listed company last time but respected back down in class.

6/1

8th

6

19th Dec 2021

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 6y

13:40 Thurles

Kicking Princess

10st 13lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Progressive mare, winning a Wexford bumper in October and ran well reverting back to hurdles in a Limerick maiden last month; going the right way but needs to improve a fair bit to play a hand in the finish here.

14/1

Form: 137/F

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Debut bumper winner at Killarney for Pat Martin achieved mark of 63 on the Flat before joining champion trainer; just touched off in 1m3f handicap for this team last July but absent until hurdles bow at Naas in January, falling two out when safely held; hood now tried; must bounce back.
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8th

5

30th Jun 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

17:35 Tipperary

Double Talkin Jive

11st 9lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

keen to post, didn't jump with fluency, soon towards rear of midfield on inner, mistake 1st, some headway when short of room and switched right when pushed along after 3 out, no extra after 2 out

11/4

5th

3

27th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Limerick

Double Talkin Jive

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Debut bumper winner at Killarney for Pat Martin achieved mark of 63 on the Flat before joining champion trainer; just touched off in 1m3f handicap for this team last July but absent until hurdles bow at Naas in January, falling two out when safely held; hood now tried; must bounce back.

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 473997

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
One of his best runs came at this venue when third in November but 97-rated performer looks more exposed than plenty of these; more needed.
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7th

6

7th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Cork

Crosshouse Boy

11st 4lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

16/1

10

18th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Cork

Crosshouse Boy

11st 9lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Hardly looked an obvious sort to win at Clonmel in maiden Thursday but did it well; this looks far more competitive under penalty.

7/1

Form: 0

Last run: 5 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Entitled to improve from stable debut at Clonmel five days ago but didn't show enough then to warrant consideration here.
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8th

12

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

19:30 Ballinrobe

Winning Rascal

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Michael Hourigan

Thrice-raced maiden hurdler rated 92 and hard to see him making an impact here on chasing debut.

66/1

13th

13

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 121y

17:50 Clonmel

Winning Rascal

11st 4lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Michael Hourigan

Better run at Limerick last time on second hurdling start but still has to step up a fair bit on that to score; second runner for yard that's in decent form.

16/1

Form: 56

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Promise to be gleaned from opening pair of efforts in bumpers and appears versatile in terms of ground; needs to progress for switch to hurdles but open to improvement; market check.
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2nd

5

25th May 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

20:20 Wexford

From The Ashes

12st 0lb

J: Mr R W Barron

T: C Byrnes

Improved on his bumper form when fourth of 24 in a maiden hurdle at Fairyhouse last month; interesting back up in trip in a bumper here and shaped like he needed further last time.

11/2

4th

11

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Fairyhouse

From The Ashes

11st 12lb

J: Ian Power

T: C Byrnes

Some promise in two bumper runs; major improvement needed from hurdling debut over 2m3f at Limerick three weeks ago.

33/1

8th

5

27th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Limerick

From The Ashes

11st 12lb

J: Donal McInerney

T: C Byrnes

Promise to be gleaned from opening pair of efforts in bumpers and appears versatile in terms of ground; needs to progress for switch to hurdles but open to improvement; market check.

6/1

Form: 0

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Beaten 60l on Thurles debut eight days ago and hard to fancy on that basis.
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7th

9

4th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

13:50 Tramore

Mr Brogue

11st 12lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: S Braddish

soon led, headed after 4 out, weakened quickly before 2 out

25/1

13th

13

15th May 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:30 Killarney

Mr Brogue

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S Braddish

11

7th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:20 Cork

Mr Brogue

11st 12lb

J: Eoin G Kelly

T: S Braddish

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Newcomer by Gamut; second reported foal out of mare who was placed in points and is half-sister to bumper/2m4f-3m hurdle/smart chaser winner Casey Jones; best watched unless market suggests otherwise.
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13th

4

13th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Meeauldsegotia

11st 8lb

J: Kieran James Quigley

T: Paul W Flynn

always towards rear, mistake 2 out, soon ridden and no extra

33/1

13th

4

30th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 58y

19:20 Ballinrobe

Meeauldsegotia

11st 10lb

J: Eoin G Kelly

T: Paul W Flynn

Handicap debutant not disgraced in a maiden here on his third start but has yet to show enough to be considered a fancied contender.

20/1

7th

5

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 5f 61y

18:00 Ballinrobe

Meeauldsegotia

11st 4lb

J: Eoin G Kelly

T: Paul W Flynn

100/1

Form: 0

Last run: 202 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
No fireworks on Galway bumper debut in September; needs a big step forward now.
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11th

14

27th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Limerick

Loveen

11st 5lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: John Neilan

No fireworks on Galway bumper debut in September; needs a big step forward now.

100/1

Form: 00

Last run: 63 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Beaten wide margins in two maiden hurdles in January; hood now fitted; hard to fancy.
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12th

11

27th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Limerick

The Sages Answer

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

Beaten wide margins in two maiden hurdles in January; hood now fitted; hard to fancy.

150/1

12

19th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 116y

16:02 Thurles

The Sages Answer

11st 4lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Liam P Cusack

Beaten an aggregate 220l at Naas and this venue on her first two starts; hooded now.

200/1

12th

14

23rd Jan 2022

Yielding

1m 7f 101y

13:00 Thurles

The Sages Answer

11st 10lb

J: Adam Ellis

T: Liam P Cusack

Always at the back and completely tailed off when huge price on recent debut at Naas.

100/1

Form: P23PP5

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
Not disgraced last time but best of his form has come on decent ground so could improve from recent efforts on more testing surfaces; rating of 104 leaves him with something to find, though rider excellent value for claim.
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10

15th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 100y

17:50 Wexford

Bite That

11st 4lb

J: Miss S Ahern

T: Patrick J Flynn

in touch with leaders, not fluent 6th, lost position after 10th, midfield when pushed along after 4 out, weakened after 3 out, dropped to rear when pulled up before 2 out

33/1

6

5th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:45 Tipperary

Bite That

11st 8lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Patrick J Flynn

10th

5

10th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 70y

15:22 Tramore

Bite That

11st 4lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Patrick J Flynn

Form: 480P

Last run: 80 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Best effort in four starts came on debut at this venue last October but hasn't shown winning potential in trio of starts since; opposable.
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6

27th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Limerick

Kool Kal

11st 12lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: James M Barcoe

Best effort in four starts came on debut at this venue last October but hasn't shown winning potential in trio of starts since; opposable.

40/1

10

6th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 164y

12:50 Clonmel

Kool Kal

12st 0lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: James M Barcoe

Not disgraced in a Limerick bumper in October but well beaten twice since; others preferred.

50/1

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Straight Forecast €56.10
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