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Boulta Schooling Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5701.68
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 20 runners
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Boulta Schooling Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 23 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

40/1 (Won)

  • Win: £136.80
  • Place: £13.10

Form: 600050

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced and not devoid of ability but handicap debut was dire last time and hard to fancy.

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9th

4

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

17:10 Tramore

Garcon Doux

11st 12lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

Sole win (Cork) came in testing conditions and good second at this meeting last year over 2m4f; may need this comeback run although yard among the winners of late.

12/1

  • Place: £4.30

Form: 09U6

Last run: 77 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; not disgraced in maidens; may need more time.

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6/1

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 80U613

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Perhaps more effective on the testing terrain he encountered the last twice but unexposed hold-up horse in great nick and has to be respected; pace should suit.

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2nd

1

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

The Niffler

12st 5lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Eamonn O’Connell

Struggled last season and similar story this season before winning at Naas on Tuesday; will carry a 7lb penalty for that and not sure to appreciate the drop to this trip if turned out again quickly.

4/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 677989

Last run: 205 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

First reserve; of automatic interest after lovely AW run last time and should do better hurdling.

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3rd

1

(2)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 209y

Class 4

17:10 Ascot

Crescent Lake

10st 2lb

J: Anna Gibson

T: Gary & Josh Moore

towards rear

9/1

Form: 7874

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Not a bad sort on Flat and carried form over hurdles too; better ground surely suits now on handicap debut and not without a chance.

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1

12th Mar 2023

Soft

1m 7f 89y

15:07 Naas

Galactic Grey

12st 0lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: C P Donoghue

14/1

11th

15

29th Jan 2023

Soft

1m 7f 151y

15:52 Naas

Galactic Grey

10st 5lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: C P Donoghue

took keen hold, in touch with leaders early, prominent in chasing group after 1st, ridden and weakened after 3 out

12/1

2nd

8

16th Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:20 Punchestown

Galactic Grey

11st 9lb

J: Mr J W Hendrick

T: C P Donoghue

0-16 under all codes; well beaten in a first-time tongue-tie behind Little Mixup at Limerick; others preferred.

33/1

Form: 7641

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Strong at the finish on fourth hurdles start at Clonmel lately; up 7lb, perhaps more of a concern is this is a speedier test, but has to be feared now handicapping.

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1st

2

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 110y

18:35 Punchestown

Maxxum

11st 11lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent, led narrowly from 5 out, not fluent 3 out, went clear going best before last, ridden and reduced lead run-in, always doing enough

14/1

5

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 45y

15:50 Fairyhouse

Maxxum

11st 3lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

led on inner, not fluent 4th, briefly headed after 4th, not fluent 5th, faced challenges when not fluent then stumbled and fell 2 out

14/1

Form: 1O5444

Last run: 113 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Quiet chasing latest but very much comes into it on form, albeit over around 2m4f; off 113 days.

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9th

7

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 130y

15:55 Galway

Tullyveery Lad

11st 7lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: R P Cody

Is 1-15 over hurdles, positive jockey booking but up against it on first run in 15 months.

16/1

Form: 4608F0 D

Last run: 148 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Struggling in handicaps last year after good run at Galway Festival; hard to entertain on return.

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12th

4

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 180y

16:15 Punchestown

Toms Courage

11st 13lb

J: Niall Moore

T: John M Burke

More than two years since the last of his two wins and, from the front, he weakened out of the picture at Thurles three months ago; others appeal more.

14/1

11th

2

23rd Feb 2023

Good

2m 0f 70y

16:50 Thurles

Toms Courage

12st 0lb

J: Miss E Cody

T: John M Burke

Second of two wins came almost two years ago off 2lnb lower; consistent enough for his mark to stay steady but likely to find a couple too good.

16/1

3

20th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Naas

Toms Courage

11st 12lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: John M Burke

Jumping still needs attention; plenty to find with Added Bonus on Thurles run

14/1

Form: 032400

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Won on Flat off 70 in October; getting there over hurdles and eye-taking at Leopardstown latest when things went a little against him; yard having fine time of it; interesting.

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2nd

9

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

12:48 Down Royal

Malbas

11st 8lb

J: Tom Harney

T: John C McConnell

midfield

50/1

6th

5

25th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 195y

14:45 Roscommon

Malbas

11st 8lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Struggled in handicaps last year; would need to progress markedly from course return here in July.

14/1

Form: 77-015

Last run: 291 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Downpatrick maiden hurdle winner for Noel Meade last summer; new stable 3-91 last five seasons with hurdlers; risky.

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7

14th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:00 Lingfield

Charlie Siringo

11st 1lb

J: Tristan Durrell

T: Max Young

4th

9

28th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

12:15 Uttoxeter

Charlie Siringo

10st 12lb

J: Luke Scott

T: Max Young

took keen hold, prominent

33/1

Form: 205659 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Better since switching to this yard but not appreciably so; 20s, struggled on return at Tramore last week; a lot more needed.??

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15th

9

30th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 40y

19:00 Ballinrobe

Ashqar

11st 0lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Tailed off over fences last time when tried in blinkers; probably a happier horse over hurdles but a career strike-rate of 1-52 sets the alarm bells ringing; cheekpieces are new.

25/1

5th

3

14th Sep 2022

Good

2m 5f 47y

16:55 Sligo

Ashqar

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Paul John Gilligan

raced in second early, jumped slightly left 2nd, dropped to rear before 10th, pushed along briefly when detached after 10th, slow jump 4 out, weakening when ridden and no impression after 3 out, tailed off

100/1

5th

13

23rd Aug 2022

Good To Firm

2m 4f 0y

16:40 Bellewstown

Ashqar

10st 6lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Declan Queally

soon midfield, pushed along when some headway before 3 out, ridden after 2 out, kept on but no impression after last

25/1

Form: 757/37

Last run: 32 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Showed nice level of ability in bumpers; not always fluent on final maiden start, disappointing at Down Royal; may need a little more experience; 7lb claimer takes over.

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1st

1

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 54y

Class 4

16:25 Warwick

Fiston De Becon

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Dual hurdle winner who made it 2-5 over fences when completing a double at Hereford (2m, good to soft) last month; that was a three-runner race but he forged clear to beat a well-backed rival from the Nicholls yard and is open to more progress; big player.

11/8

1st

3

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 8y

Class 4

13:47 Hereford

Fiston De Becon

11st 4lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Justified favouritism in four-runner field at Southwell (2m, soft; off 4lb lower) last month, opening his chase account at the fourth attempt; may build on that win and warrants respect.

6/4

1st

2

18th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

14:25 Southwell

Fiston De Becon

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Two hurdle wins were over 2m/2m2f on soft; fair efforts over fences, last time finishing a close third off this mark at Carlisle (2m4f, heavy); chance despite dropping in trip.

5/4

Form: 500U57 D BF

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Winning juvenile last season; in and out this term, trip perhaps too far latest; not without a chance on ground he likes.

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6th

8

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

13:30 Thurles

Peckham Springs

11st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Dual hurdle winner is now 0-9 over fences; needs to reverse Tramore form with Itsalonglongroad who beat him by 7l three weeks ago but he may do so on altered terms over this longer trip.

5/1

2nd

2

12th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 7f 110y

16:20 Tramore

Peckham Springs

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Dual hurdle winner has run well at times in eight starts over fences, including over C&D last time and could get involved.

6/1

5th

1

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 150y

14:45 Tramore

Peckham Springs

12st 0lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

midfield

14/1

Form: 930-12 CD

Last run: 175 days

W: 12st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Ground-versatile C&D winner backed that up off higher mark at Wexford in October; evidently fine fresh so must have strong each-way chance and lightly raced.

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8th

13

(20)

9th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

16:50 Gowran Park

Ricky Bobby

9st 6lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Timothy Doyle

Hurdle winner in 2021 ran a fine race when last seen on the level, fourth in a Curragh handicap over this trip; 2lb higher today but can run well.

20/1

Form: 009

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Some promise in maidens but hard to see 4yo scoring yet.

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4th

2

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 150y

16:20 Fairyhouse

The King Of Prs

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield, headway and went third 8th, weakened before 2 out, lost third run-in

5/1

17

13th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 199y

Class 1

16:50 Cheltenham

The King Of Prs

10st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Made a bright start over fences with wins in a maiden at Wexford (2m, heavy) and a novice at Limerick (2m1f, soft to heavy) at the end of 2023; creditable third to First Flow in 2m Lingfield handicap (soft) next time but a lesser effort at Thurles since needs forgiving; has first-time cheekpieces added to the tongue-strap he's worn since chasing.

25/1

6th

1

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 158y

13:53 Thurles

The King Of Prs

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear, not fluent 1st, brief headway 3 out, steadied 2 out, soon weakened

3/1

Form: 6177P

Last run: 153 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Won maiden on good ground last summer; poor since but perhaps she may improve for her break for top yard; trip perhaps sharp.

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3rd

4

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

12:05 Market Rasen

Wicklow Flyer

10st 4lb

J: Miss Pippa Brown

T: John Wainwright

Ex-Irish; modest efforts for current yard; well handicapped now but others look stronger.

20/1

9th

4

30th Sep 2023

Good

2m 2f 140y

Class 5

17:05 Market Rasen

Wicklow Flyer

11st 4lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: John Wainwright

led, headed 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off

50/1

Form: 399761 D

Last run: 4 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

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

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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: /67-P8

Last run: 65 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

RPR of 117 in a bumper in 2019 so clearly good enough to win off 102 in theory but raced little since; February's Naas return suggested hope remained; risky.

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1

22nd Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 100y

16:00 Punchestown

Lucky Ranger

12st 0lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Ms M Flynn

always towards rear, lost touch from 2 out, soon pulled up

33/1

14

18th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Cork

Lucky Ranger

11st 7lb

J: Ian Power

T: Ms M Flynn

RPR of 117 in a bumper in 2019 so clearly good enough to win off 102 in theory but raced little since; February's Naas return suggested hope remained; risky.

33/1

8th

10

12th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 131y

15:25 Naas

Lucky Ranger

11st 10lb

J: Paul Cawley

T: Ms M Flynn

Early promise with Tony Martin but seen just three times since May 2019 and was pulled up on recent comeback; handicap debut; follow leads.

20/1

Form: 1/0509 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Won back in 2020 but well-held on stable debut lately and hard to fancy.

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7th

7

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

14:30 Killarney

Elusive Rebeldom

11st 2lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Thomas Cooper

Won maiden on heavy and decent fifth in this last year but didn't do much after and been off seven months.

14/1

12

25th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 23y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Elusive Rebeldom

11st 4lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Thomas Cooper

led, headed 6th, ridden and lost ground before 3 out, soon dropped to rear, pulled up after 3 out

25/1

12th

3

16th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:25 Clonmel

Elusive Rebeldom

11st 11lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Thomas Cooper

Good enough to win a Punchestown maiden hurdle for Debbie Hartnett three years ago; has run okay in a couple of handicap hurdles for his current stable.

14/1

Form: F60-00

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Not much last year and no better on stable debut lately; risky.

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10

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 33y

15:10 Thurles

Morning Skye

11st 9lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Patrick T Foley

Has had a few trainers since winning twice on the Flat in Britain; debuts for Pat Foley here and hard to fancy on what he has done recently.

20/1

8th

5

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 0y

17:36 Tramore

Morning Skye

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Peter John Flood

prominent, slow jump 5th, pushed along and lost position after 3 out, no impression when hampered 2 out, soon no extra

25/1

13th

1

(7)

24th May 2022

Yielding

1m 5f 155y

20:20 Gowran Park

Morning Skye

10st 2lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Peter John Flood

Hasn't won beyond 1m4f and has gone a long time without a win; back from hurdling and of limited appeal.

20/1

Form: 6-7070

Last run: 93 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

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

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2

17th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 5f 150y

18:15 Tramore

Didntsleepawink

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

midfield, pushed along briefly after 1st, fell 2nd

16/1

6

11th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Cork

Didntsleepawink

11st 6lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

always towards rear, pushed along and became detached after 4 out, pulled up 3 out

16/1

7th

19

5th May 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:45 Tipperary

Didntsleepawink

11st 2lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Form: 02617P D

Last run: 113 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Probably unsuited my slog at Christmas when last seen; mare did well previously and likes this ground; interesting at a price.

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6th

16

6th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Listowel

Lighthouse Lady

11st 6lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Edmond Kent

led, headed after 2nd, weakened from 3 out

18/1

14th

3

26th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:00 Limerick

Lighthouse Lady

11st 13lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Edmond Kent

12/1

3rd

11

25th May 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

17:45 Wexford

Lighthouse Lady

11st 0lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Edmond Kent

Won a 2m maiden hurdle at Thurles in October but hasn't progressed since she's been tried over further; opposable in a race with this depth.

20/1

OUR TIP

Form: 69-50P D

Last run: 179 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; hard to fancy on return.

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11th

1

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 170y

18:40 Wexford

Automatic

11st 12lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: W J Burke

Maiden hurdle winner in 2020 but has shown nothing since.

100/1

4th

1

20th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:22 Wexford

Automatic

11st 12lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: W J Burke

in touch with leaders on outer, weakened after 3 out

66/1

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Exacta €0.00
Straight Forecast €8312.40
Tricast €44026.70
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Selections

The Irish Sun:

Maxxum

RP Ratings (IRE):

The Niffler

POSTDATA:

Peckham Springs

SPOTLIGHT:

Malbas