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18.10 Fairyhouse

Good To Yielding

Leinster Reinforcements & Brazil Piling (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race

  • Prize money: £9915.97
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 13 runners
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Leinster Reinforcements & Brazil Piling (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race

Runners: 13 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

6/4 (Won)

  • Win: £2.10
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 31-41 D

Last run: 36 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Wide margin winner of a Thurles bumper last year for Pat Doyle; beaten odds-on favourite on stable/hurdles bow at Punchestown but facile winner of winners' bumper at Limerick last month; the one to beat.
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1st

1

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:10 Fairyhouse

Hunters Yarn

12st 0lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Wide margin winner of a Thurles bumper last year for Pat Doyle; beaten odds-on favourite on stable/hurdles bow at Punchestown but facile winner of winners' bumper at Limerick last month; the one to beat.

6/4

1st

2

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:25 Limerick

Hunters Yarn

12st 0lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Improved from an eyecatching debut last summer to bolt up in a Thurles bumper last March; disappointed a little on debut for this yard in a maiden hurdle in November but it's probably worth forgiving that and it would be no surprise if he resumed progress.

4/5

4th

5

23rd Nov 2021

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 150y

14:35 Punchestown

Hunters Yarn

11st 11lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Fame And Glory gelding ran twice in bumpers for noted producer Pat Doyle; sent off favourite on Naas debut, almost certainly not suited by steady pace and not getting the openings at crucial times when staying-on third; had tongue-tie fitted when a runway winner at Thurles in March; tongue-tie left off by Willie Mullins now for hurdling debut.

10/11

20/1

  • Place: £5.10

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Stable always to be respected in bumpers and Fame And Glory mare is half-sister to bumper winner and useful hurdler Tamar Bridge; dam 2m-2m2f hurdle winner; stiff task on debut.
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2nd

9

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:10 Fairyhouse

Mellificent

11st 0lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

Stable always to be respected in bumpers and Fame And Glory mare is half-sister to bumper winner and useful hurdler Tamar Bridge; dam 2m-2m2f hurdle winner; stiff task on debut.

20/1

9/2

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 1 D

Last run: 171 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Sent off 1-3 for debut in five-runner bumper at Down Royal and scored readily by 8l; ordinary form but has to be respected coming from this source; stable may have better prospects with I Am Fortunata.
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3rd

6

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:10 Fairyhouse

The Mediator

11st 11lb

J: Mr J J Codd

T: Gordon Elliott

Sent off 1-3 for debut in five-runner bumper at Down Royal and scored readily by 8l; ordinary form but has to be respected coming from this source; stable may have better prospects with I Am Fortunata.

9/2

1st

6

29th Oct 2021

Soft

2m 0f 190y

15:35 Down Royal

The Mediator

11st 8lb

J: Mr J J Codd

T: Gordon Elliott

11th foal; half-brother to winners All For You (Listed-placed 1m 2yo), All About Me (1m2f/10.5f) and Applaus (bumper/2m-2m1f hurdle/chase); unraced dam out of 10.5f/1m4f German Group 3 winner/German Oaks second; looks the first string of the Elliott pair in this contest and gets the respect which is due that status.

5/4

11

27th Sep 2021

Good

1m 7f 89y

15:40 Roscommon

The Mediator

11st 9lb

J: Mr Finian Maguire

T: Gordon Elliott

Eur80,000 3yo half-brother to winners All For You (Listed-placed 1m 2yo), All About Me (1m2f) and Applaus (jumper); top yard; sire getting some nice jumpers.

3/1

OUR TIP

Form: 1 D

Last run: 67 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
From a good family and impressive 12l debut winner at Thurles in February; hood stays on as does very talented 7lb claimer and a leading contender.
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4th

4

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:10 Fairyhouse

I Am Fortunata

11st 11lb

J: Mr R James

T: Gordon Elliott

From a good family and impressive 12l debut winner at Thurles in February; hood stays on as does very talented 7lb claimer and a leading contender.

11/4

1st

7

10th Feb 2022

Yielding

1m 7f 159y

17:00 Thurles

I Am Fortunata

12st 0lb

J: Mr R James

T: Gordon Elliott

Bought for 175,000GBP as 3yo and hails from fine family; half-brother to four winners including ill-fated bumper winner Hollowgraphic, Flanking Maneuver (bumper/2m4f hurdle), Jack Hackett (bumper/2m4f/2m5f chase) and Dawn Shadow (bumper/2m-2m4f hurdle/chase); dam a well-bred bumper winner; hooded for debut; needs respecting for top team.

4/1

Form: 143 D

Last run: 110 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Listowel bumper winner and form of his front-running third at Leopardstown over Christmas reads very well now (winner landed Albert Bartlett at Cheltenham and runner-up scored in a Listed bumper next time); has to be taken seriously.
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5th

5

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:10 Fairyhouse

Johnny Cigar

11st 11lb

J: Mr J L Gleeson

T: P F O’Donnell

Listowel bumper winner and form of his front-running third at Leopardstown over Christmas reads very well now (winner landed Albert Bartlett at Cheltenham and runner-up scored in a Listed bumper next time); has to be taken seriously.

8/1

3rd

2

29th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:25 Leopardstown

Johnny Cigar

12st 2lb

J: Miss M O’Sullivan

T: P F O’Donnell

Modest form in point-to-points before winning on racecourse debut in Listowel bumper in September (runner-up scored next time); well-held fourth in winners' event at Cork the following month and looks up against it.

20/1

4th

1

17th Oct 2021

Good

2m 3f 0y

15:50 Cork

Johnny Cigar

12st 2lb

J: Miss M O’Sullivan

T: P F O’Donnell

Pulled up or beaten 18l in points so no surprise he was 18s at Listowel when winning a head (off long break); unlikely to defy penalty but extra 3f a help.

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

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6th

10

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:10 Fairyhouse

Give Me A Boom

10st 13lb

J: Mr T Power Roche

T: L Byrne

250/1

Form: 41 D

Last run: 105 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fourth at Ballinrobe last summer and beat fellow Irish raider Champagnesocialist (who had decent placed form) at Musselburgh (soft) in January; not one to take lightly.
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2nd

2

30th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

13:40 Perth

Holmes St Georges

11st 4lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: S R B Crawford

in touch with leaders, went second after 3 out, pushed along before 2 out, jumped right last, kept on, no match for winner

5/1

4th

4

5th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

14:20 Perth

Holmes St Georges

11st 1lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: S R B Crawford

raced freely, held up in last, pushed along and some headway when hit 2 out, soon ridden and no impression

11/4

7th

3

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:10 Fairyhouse

Holmes St Georges

11st 11lb

J: Mr B G Crawford

T: S R B Crawford

Fourth at Ballinrobe last summer and beat fellow Irish raider Champagnesocialist (who had decent placed form) at Musselburgh (soft) in January; not one to take lightly.

12/1

Form: 1 D

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Filly

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8th

12

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:10 Fairyhouse

Chautuaqua

10st 10lb

J: Mr J F O’Meara

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

12/1

10

3rd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:15 Fairyhouse

Chautuaqua

11st 0lb

J: Mr J F O’Meara

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Looked a useful sort when readily landing what was probably an ordinary mares' bumper on heavy at Clonmel last month (SP 14-1); rider unable to use 5lb claim here as he did last time; improvement needed in deeper waters.

1st

7

3rd Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:21 Clonmel

Chautuaqua

11st 1lb

J: Mr J F O’Meara

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Third foal; dam unplaced bumpers and over hurdles, but noteworthy as a half-sister to the talented First Lieutenant, a point/bumper winner whose six wins over jumps included the 2011 Neptune Novices' Hurdle.

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

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9th

3

15th May 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

17:30 Killarney

Let’s Go Joe

11st 7lb

J: Mr T Power Roche

T: L Byrne

9/1

9th

11

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:10 Fairyhouse

Let’s Go Joe

10st 13lb

J: Mr H D Dunne

T: L Byrne

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Pulled-up in two point-to-points this spring; not a viable contender on rules debut.
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9th

9

13th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

20:17 Kilbeggan

Macanogue

12st 0lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: William Durkan

10th

7

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:10 Fairyhouse

Macanogue

11st 7lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: William Durkan

Pulled-up in two point-to-points this spring; not a viable contender on rules debut.

250/1

Form: 7678

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well beaten in all four bumpers; rank outsider.
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11th

8

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:10 Fairyhouse

Lady Goliath

11st 0lb

J: Mr Paddy Cleary

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Well beaten in all four bumpers; rank outsider.

200/1

8th

3

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Limerick

Lady Goliath

11st 11lb

J: Mr Paddy Cleary

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

7th

10

26th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 110y

17:25 Fairyhouse

Lady Goliath

11st 7lb

J: Mr Paddy Cleary

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Ran in two bumpers last year; minor improvement from first start to second but not enough to warrant consideration here; hood now tried.

40/1

Form: 512

Last run: 220 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Bumper winner over 2m3f at Downpatrick in August; not seen since runner-up in winners' bumper at Ballinrobe the following month; stiffer task here.
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2nd

2

13th Jul 2022

Good

2m 5f 170y

17:22 Downpatrick

Eco Pete

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: John C McConnell

chased leaders, not fluent 3 out, pushed along when not fluent 2 out, ridden approaching last, went second but no extra run-in

25/1

3

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 188y

17:05 Bellewstown

Eco Pete

11st 12lb

J: Robert Monaghan

T: John C McConnell

always towards rear, not fluent 1st, not fluent 4th, beaten when ridden 3 out, bumped rival 2 out, swerved sharply right and unseated rider last

20/1

11th

1

28th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 40y

19:45 Punchestown

Eco Pete

12st 0lb

J: Mr B W Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
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8th

8

7th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:25 Cork

Jane Wilde

11st 2lb

J: Miss M O’Sullivan

T: C A Murphy

16/1

14

2nd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

17:30 Down Royal

Jane Wilde

11st 0lb

J: Mr J P O’Rourke

T: C A Murphy

13

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:10 Fairyhouse

Jane Wilde

10st 6lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: C A Murphy

66/1

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Payout
Exacta €372.00
Straight Forecast €398.30
Trifecta €1925.00

Selections

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