April 14 / 18.50 Clonmel

18.50 Clonmel

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Happy Easter To All Our Patrons Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 2m 3f 137y
  • 19 runners
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Happy Easter To All Our Patrons Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £20.10
  • Place: £4.10

Form: 028840

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
No win in 21 hurdle starts but has a squeak on some of her better efforts, notably when runner-up at Punchestown in December; yard in form.
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9th

13

14th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

15:40 Wexford

Courting Vickie

10st 0lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

First reserve; arrives here on the back of career-best effort when winning at Clonmel last month, earning 6lb rise (also 2lb out of the handicap here); that form has been boosted since by the runner-up, who scored readily at Cork on Saturday; in better company so needs to keep progressing.

1st

13

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Courting Vickie

10st 13lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

No win in 21 hurdle starts but has a squeak on some of her better efforts, notably when runner-up at Punchestown in December; yard in form.

25/1

10th

13

3rd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:40 Fairyhouse

Courting Vickie

10st 0lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

6/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 2-8F23 BF

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Maiden after 12 starts but best two runs have come recently, finishing runner-up at Thurles (yld) but was a bit below that when beaten 17l at Limerick on testing surface; better ground today will suit and a chance.
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7th

5

8th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 110y

15:45 Wexford

Iridescent

11st 10lb

J: M P Fogarty

T: Jonathan Fogarty

raced wide, held up in rear, pushed along 13th, ridden after 3 out, stayed on from 2 out, never dangerous

10/1

1st

5

7th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:55 Cork

Iridescent

11st 9lb

J: M P Fogarty

T: Jonathan Fogarty

Remains a maiden but slowly improving of late, most recently making much of running when second at Clonmel (2m4f, yielding); not certain to stay this longer trip mind.

10/1

2nd

4

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Iridescent

11st 8lb

J: M P Fogarty

T: Jonathan Fogarty

Maiden after 12 starts but best two runs have come recently, finishing runner-up at Thurles (yld) but was a bit below that when beaten 17l at Limerick on testing surface; better ground today will suit and a chance.

6/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 0097

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Modest in maidens but showed improvement on handicap debut when 13l behind Tuckmill at Naas last time; there is likely more to come and market strength could be significant.
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2nd

9

12th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

19:20 Clonmel

Search For A Myth

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Robert Tyner

3rd

7

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Search For A Myth

11st 5lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: Robert Tyner

Modest in maidens but showed improvement on handicap debut when 13l behind Tuckmill at Naas last time; there is likely more to come and market strength could be significant.

10/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 0062

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Modest efforts in three maiden hurdles but was much improved on handicap debut when beaten 7l by Tuckmill at Naas last time (2m); is 7lb better off for that margin and, being lightly-raced, should make it interesting with that rival.
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7th

8

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:25 Punchestown

Good Man Turk

11st 9lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Matthew J Smith

Fine effort when second at Naas on handicap debut in March, another solid display when fourth at Clonmel last month; fair chance of reaching the money again.

6/1

4th

3

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Good Man Turk

11st 9lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Matthew J Smith

Modest efforts in three maiden hurdles but was much improved on handicap debut when beaten 7l by Tuckmill at Naas last time (2m); is 7lb better off for that margin and, being lightly-raced, should make it interesting with that rival.

6/1

2nd

21

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

15:40 Naas

Good Man Turk

11st 8lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Matthew J Smith

First reserve; not much to show for three maiden runs and will have to improve plenty for handicap debut.

13/2

Form: 003254

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Maiden after 11 hurdle runs but has been consistent in defeat lately, with best effort coming here last time when beaten 9l by an improved sort over 3m; down in trip on better ground and should run well again.
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15th

13

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:55 Punchestown

Ruhm Und Ehre

11st 3lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Paul Traynor

Makes plenty of each-way appeal on C&D second in January even if winner disappointing since; kept his form afterwards and hold-up 8yo has to be feared.

6/1

5th

10

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Ruhm Und Ehre

11st 3lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Paul Traynor

Maiden after 11 hurdle runs but has been consistent in defeat lately, with best effort coming here last time when beaten 9l by an improved sort over 3m; down in trip on better ground and should run well again.

13/2

25/1

Form: 860-00

Last run: 77 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Maiden has been poor the last twice on testing ground and will have to bounce back on this sounder surface.
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14th

16

2nd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

14:35 Down Royal

Ventnor

11st 0lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

6th

11

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Ventnor

11st 1lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

Maiden has been poor the last twice on testing ground and will have to bounce back on this sounder surface.

25/1

15

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

15:40 Naas

Ventnor

11st 1lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: John J Walsh

Poor the last twice on testing ground and will have to leave that form behind back on a sound surface.

33/1

Form: -P006P

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Not a bad run at Limerick in February over 2m but was pulled-up there over 2m6f last time and has to bounce back.
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13

30th Jun 2022

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

19:50 Tipperary

Lightning Star

11st 2lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Augustine Leahy

raced wide, midfield, in touch with leaders 4 out, weakened quickly after 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

16/1

1st

13

26th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:35 Limerick

Lightning Star

11st 3lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Augustine Leahy

10/1

7th

8

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Lightning Star

11st 4lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Augustine Leahy

Not a bad run at Limerick in February over 2m but was pulled-up there over 2m6f last time and has to bounce back.

20/1

16/1

Form: 072697

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Point' winner was well beaten on chasing debut last time but has a squeak on her second in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Sligo last October.
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1st

12

13th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Miss Us O

11st 2lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: B R Hamilton

prominent, led going okay before 2 out, ridden when faced strong challenge before last, stayed on and went clear after last

7/2

4th

8

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 5f 100y

18:10 Downpatrick

Miss Us O

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: B R Hamilton

2nd

14

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Miss Us O

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: B R Hamilton

Form: 463400

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Record of 0-12 over hurdles; not beaten far at times and has a minor squeak on those best efforts.
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9th

15

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Rebelle Chaud

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Alan Donoghue

Record of 0-12 over hurdles; not beaten far at times and has a minor squeak on those best efforts.

25/1

11th

19

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

15:40 Naas

Rebelle Chaud

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Alan Donoghue

Maiden ran poorly here last time after getting loose before start; however, has a minor chance on some of her earlier efforts.

14/1

21

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 3f 170y

15:10 Gowran Park

Rebelle Chaud

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Alan Donoghue

First reserve; 0-12 and tailed off last twice; back up in trip.

14/1

Form: 088

Last run: 282 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Little sign of ability in three maiden hurdle runs last summer; lots of improvement is needed on return/handicap debut.
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2

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

13:55 Punchestown

Corkbeg

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: David Harry Kelly

Modest form in maidens and handicaps; official rating of 84 means that he is 21lb inferior to Listentillitellyea.

20/1

8th

6

12th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

19:20 Clonmel

Corkbeg

11st 6lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: David Harry Kelly

10th

5

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Corkbeg

11st 7lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: David Harry Kelly

Little sign of ability in three maiden hurdle runs last summer; lots of improvement is needed on return/handicap debut.

14/1

Form: 0000

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Well beaten in some decent maidens but didn't fare much better on handicap debut at Naas last month; has to do much better now.
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14th

9

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:55 Punchestown

Ferrum

11st 8lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

Modest on Flat and poor over hurdles; new trip and tongue tie; hard to fancy.

50/1

11th

2

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Ferrum

11st 10lb

J: Robert Monaghan

T: John C McConnell

Well beaten in some decent maidens but didn't fare much better on handicap debut at Naas last month; has to do much better now.

25/1

20th

8

13th Mar 2022

Soft

1m 7f 80y

15:30 Naas

Ferrum

11st 6lb

J: Cian Walsh

T: John C McConnell

Has run in maidens won by smart novices Three Stripe Life, Grand Jury and Sir Galahad; possibly worth a market check on handicap debut; rider recently celebrated a first success on a handicap hurdler from this stable

12/1

10/1

Form: 40P076

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Showed some ability at maiden level and was only beaten 7.75l at Naas last time, not far behind two subsequent winners; needs a bit more but can go well.
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6th

11

25th May 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Wexford

Le Fou’s Keep

11st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S Slevin

Bits and pieces of form on varying ground conditions; has a lot to find on ratings though.

25/1

12th

14

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Le Fou’s Keep

10st 13lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: S Slevin

Showed some ability at maiden level and was only beaten 7.75l at Naas last time, not far behind two subsequent winners; needs a bit more but can go well.

10/1

6th

19

31st Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 52y

16:15 Naas

Le Fou’s Keep

10st 13lb

J: Jonathan Moore

T: S Slevin

Has shown glimpses of ability but was better in a Wexford maiden (hvy) last time; needs to build on that encountering faster ground now.

22/1

3/1

Form: 79F061

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Showed improved form to easily get off the mark in a Naas handicap (2m) two weeks ago and has been hit with an 8lb rise, which is fair; stays this trip too and commands major respect again.
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6th

7

14th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 20y

18:30 Roscommon

Tuckmill

11st 12lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: Francis J Flood

towards rear of midfield early, headway and pressed leaders after 2nd, ridden before 3 out, no extra when mistake last, weakened and lost two places towards finish

20/1

6th

14

19th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:55 Tipperary

Tuckmill

11st 6lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Francis J Flood

8/1

Form: 006

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Glimmers of ability on first two hurdle runs but was tailed-off last time; lots of improvement needed; tongue-tie added.
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14th

16

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Shantou Special

10st 11lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: David Kenneth Budds

Glimmers of ability on first two hurdle runs but was tailed-off last time; lots of improvement needed; tongue-tie added.

25/1

18

8th Apr 2022

Good

2m 1f 142y

18:40 Ballinrobe

Shantou Special

10st 11lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: David Kenneth Budds

6th

18

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Gowran Park

Shantou Special

10st 11lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: David Kenneth Budds

Has been soundly beaten in two maiden hurdles and will be eligible for handicaps after today.

66/1

Form: 90038P

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Poor Flat maiden ran her best race over hurdles when third at Punchestown in December but was well below that twice since, including here; has to bounce back.
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9

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Brilliant Question

11st 3lb

J: Richard Condon

T: K A Heffernan

Poor Flat maiden ran her best race over hurdles when third at Punchestown in December but was well below that twice since, including here; has to bounce back.

14/1

17

24th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 66y

16:50 Thurles

Brilliant Question

10st 11lb

J: Miss S Doyle

T: K A Heffernan

Longstanding Flat maiden; no impact in three maiden hurdle starts but left previous form behind on handicap debut when third of 14 finishers at Punchestown at the end of December; failed to reproduce that form at Clonmel on latest.

14/1

8th

8

6th Jan 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 164y

13:20 Clonmel

Brilliant Question

11st 6lb

J: Paul Cawley

T: K A Heffernan

Long-standing Flat maiden; tailed off in a trio of maiden hurdle starts but left all previous form behind on handicap debut last week when third of 21 at Punchestown; should be involved again from the same mark.

11/2

Form: 50-000

Last run: 88 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Decent hurdling debut in 2020 but was well below that level in three efforts this season back after an absence; best watched unless market says otherwise.
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6

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Match The Man

11st 7lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: James Grace

Decent hurdling debut in 2020 but was well below that level in three efforts this season back after an absence; best watched unless market says otherwise.

25/1

20th

11

16th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:15 Punchestown

Match The Man

12st 0lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: James Grace

Showed ability on his debut in a Limerick maiden hurdle 14 months ago; no trace of that since returning from a year's absence and best watched for now.

66/1

10th

9

28th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:20 Limerick

Match The Man

11st 6lb

J: Conor Clarke

T: James Grace

Only beaten 12l on debut but he's been tailed off twice since and made errors back over hurdles at Cork last time.

50/1

Form: 9-400

Last run: 109 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
First reserve; just glimmers of ability in four hurdle starts; first run since Christmas-time; blinkers tried.
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17

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Southwood

11st 5lb

J: Jordan Canavan

T: Leonard Paul Flynn

First reserve; just glimmers of ability in four hurdle starts; first run since Christmas-time; blinkers tried.

17

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:40 Limerick

Southwood

11st 11lb

J: James Duggan

T: Leonard Paul Flynn

Third reserve; bits and pieces of form over both codes; blinkers tried.

11th

18

26th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:58 Limerick

Southwood

10st 11lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Leonard Paul Flynn

Best run was when fourth in an ordinary Tipperary maiden hurdle in May; cheekpieces applied here but hard to see her involved.

50/1

Form: 670687

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; record of 0-7 over hurdles but hasn't been beaten far at times and should come on from Thurles run last month; squeak.
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9th

12

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

17:00 Kilbeggan

Delias Pet

10st 9lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: Timothy Doyle

16/1

18

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Delias Pet

11st 8lb

J: Jordan Canavan

T: Timothy Doyle

Second reserve; record of 0-7 over hurdles but hasn't been beaten far at times and should come on from Thurles run last month; squeak.

7th

14

19th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 0y

17:10 Thurles

Delias Pet

10st 10lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Timothy Doyle

0-7 so far and hasn't really progressed since handicapping; needs to improve for this step up in trip.

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0-09P

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; pulled-up on handicap debut at Limerick last month on heavy; has to bounce back.
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10th

9

8th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 110y

15:45 Wexford

Hastobedone

10st 12lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: P J Rothwell

led, prominent when headed 4th, led 6th, pressed leaders when headed 11th, ridden after 3 out, weakened home turn

12/1

19

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 137y

18:50 Clonmel

Hastobedone

11st 5lb

J: Jordan Canavan

T: P J Rothwell

Third reserve; pulled-up on handicap debut at Limerick last month on heavy; has to bounce back.

7

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 0y

15:05 Limerick

Hastobedone

11st 7lb

J: Jack Foley

T: P J Rothwell

Three runs in maiden hurdles, not disgraced here last month; steps up in trip and looks up against it but might be worth a market check.

50/1

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Payout
Exacta €1270.00
Straight Forecast €689.40
Tricast €4741.10
Trifecta €4513.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Le Fou's Keep

The Irish Sun:

Good Man Turk

POSTDATA:

Tuckmill

RP Ratings (IRE):

Le Fou's Keep