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West Tyre Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 2m 1f 26y
  • 15 runners
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West Tyre Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.70
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 52662-

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Showed promise in maiden hurdles and Tramore run was encouraging when chasing home an easy winner; should be in better shape today on the back of that and can be involved if putting his best foot forward.

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5/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 602-

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Outran her odds of 50-1 to run a cracker at this venue 25 days ago; she was slightly hampered in the closing stages and a reproduction of that effort should see her go very close.

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12th

9

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 172y

17:20 Ballinrobe

Spick And Span

11st 10lb

J: Alex Harvey

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Runner-up three times in maidens here in 2022 and okay form in handicaps afterwards; absent since September and market may be best guide.

25/1

11th

1

25th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 195y

14:45 Roscommon

Spick And Span

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Went close in good-ground Ballinrobe maidens last year; better in fifth in handicaps two Septembers ago when beaten 2l at Navan back at 2m; not sure why he's been off since and Mark Walsh rides Park Of Kings.

14/1

2/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 86526-

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Good run in Navan handicap in March; steps back into maiden company here and it looks a good opportunity to open his account; on the shortlist.

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16th

24

14th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 213y

Class 1

14:10 Cheltenham

Noble Birth

10st 3lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Tongue tied for new yard this term; raced a bit freely up front in cheekpieces (dispensed with since) in November on sole run here; stays 3m but everything really clicked when he took the Naas qualifier (2m7f, soft) 18 days ago from Cleatus Poolaw; his revised mark demands a fair bit more.

20/1

1st

15

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 147y

15:55 Naas

Noble Birth

10st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: E McNamara

Two wins for Gordon Elliott; a couple of good runs at Ayr and Cheltenham in November; soundly beaten at Musselburgh last time; 2lb wrong and others preferred.

25/1

9th

12

4th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 2

15:00 Musselburgh

Noble Birth

10st 6lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Tongue tied for new yard this term and back-to-form second at Ayr (3m) on second occasion, when he seemed in charge at the final flight; raced a bit freely up front in first-time cheekpieces (dispensed with today) at Cheltenham two weeks later but not disgraced; peak efforts on good or good to soft; place chance.

12/1

Form: 4-

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

By a smart sire and from a family with plenty of winners; wasn't disgraced at Tramore and can be a player if building on that effort.

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12

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 80y

15:50 Tramore

Doyenna

11st 1lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

in touch with leaders early, mistake 1st, midfield 2nd, towards rear before 3rd

40/1

6

4th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:30 Leopardstown

Doyenna

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

Best form is all at 2m on better ground, including Fairyhouse win last season off 102; plenty to find from C&D run at Christmas.

33/1

10th

22

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Doyenna

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

towards rear

50/1

Form: 04-

Last run: 69 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Not disgraced in two maiden runs so far at Navan and Punchestown; perhap will need the experience but stable was among the winners last week; each-way claims.

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7th

1

19th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

16:35 Kilbeggan

Be Fierce

11st 12lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: T M Walsh

Career best when fourth of 14 over C&D on his penultimate start; didn't build on that over further at Tramore last time; has a bit to find.

8/1

4th

2

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

19:30 Tramore

Be Fierce

11st 12lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: T M Walsh

Has found some form again in recent starts and his fourth of 14 at Kilbeggan (2m, yielding) was promising; has a bit to find but should appreciate going back up in trip; wears first-time tongue-tie.

4/1

4th

2

12th May 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Kilbeggan

Be Fierce

11st 12lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: T M Walsh

Struggled in his first two runs this term but one of his better efforts when fifth at Thurles in March; bit to find back down in trip.

10/1

Form: 66P99-

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Has some ok bumper form for Philip Fenton but well beaten on two starts for current yard; makes no appeal.

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6th

1

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

14:30 Killarney

Florey Spud

11st 12lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: P F O’Donnell

Maiden four times second but over further and on goodish ground; below par of late but yard in good form.

12/1

7th

6

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 100y

17:20 Wexford

Florey Spud

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: P F O’Donnell

20-race maiden; went close in a couple of handicap hurdles in June, including over 3m here; more recent form is more concerning and others preferred on that score.

10/1

7th

1

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 141y

18:40 Sligo

Florey Spud

12st 0lb

J: Mr P W Gleeson

T: P F O’Donnell

19-race maiden; two good runs in June including C&D second; doubts raised by his last two starts.

14/1

Form: 07-

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Was poor in points' and down the field on two starts so far under rules; first-time hood applied here but hard to see him involved.

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12th

7

13th Aug 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 65y

15:10 Downpatrick

Finches Cross

11st 9lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Miss Elizabeth Anne Lalor

Handicap debut at Tramore 13 months ago was encouraging, not beaten far in fifth; could go well if ft and ready on his first outing since then.

12/1

Form: 000-

Last run: 91 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Tailed off on three starts so far and has shown nothing to suggest she should be involved; stable debut.

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12th

11

3rd Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Tramore

Kilrush Scorpion

11st 2lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Michael Winters

in touch with leaders, tracked leaders halfway, pushed along and lost position before 2 out, soon weakened

16/1

7th

14

10th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:35 Clonmel

Kilrush Scorpion

10st 11lb

J: Donal McInerney

T: Michael Winters

held up in rear, not fluent 4th, pushed along before 3 out, headway home turn, went fourth before 2 out, not fluent last, kept on, not reach leaders

22/1

8th

14

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 1f 26y

16:50 Ballinrobe

Kilrush Scorpion

10st 11lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Michael Winters

Tailed off on three starts so far and has shown nothing to suggest she should be involved; stable debut.

100/1

Form: P-

Last run: 149 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Won on the Polytrack in Britain for Hugo Palmer but has lost his way in recent times; down the field at Dundalk and hard to see him involved; others preferred.

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12th

9

17th Aug 2022

Good

2m 1f 110y

17:55 Sligo

Convertible

11st 5lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Anthony McCann

raced lazily, towards rear, reminder after 1st, mistake 4th, soon reminders, minor headway when ridden after 3 out, not fluent 2 out, soon weakened

20/1

9th

2

8th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Wexford

Convertible

11st 12lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Anthony McCann

midfield, mistake 4 out, ridden and weakened from 3 out

25/1

6th

1

3rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

17:25 Down Royal

Convertible

11st 12lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Anthony McCann

midfield, reminder after 4th, in touch with leaders when pushed along before 3 out, ridden after 3 out, soon no impression

40/1

Form: P00-

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Best run came in a Kirkstown point but that was in 2018 and has produced nothing to that level since; has showed little to suggest he'll be involved here.

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13

3rd Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:30 Tipperary

First Earl

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Michael Winters

in touch with leaders, mistake 6th, not fluent 7th, ridden and weakening when slow jump 4 out, pulled up before 3 out (jockey said gelding lost his action and was pulled up)

25/1

7

9th Sep 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

18:35 Ballinrobe

First Earl

11st 7lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Michael Winters

Has made very little impact in eight Rules starts so far between hurdling and chasing; soundly beaten over fences at Roscommon last time and major improvement needed; others appeal more.

33/1

8th

7

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 70y

17:55 Roscommon

First Earl

11st 7lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Michael Winters

prominent, going okay but lost position before 3rd, towards rear when not fluent 8th, shaken up before 12th, ridden and struggling before 3 out

14/1

Form: 6/288-

Last run: 249 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Unlucky not to land Wexford maiden hurdle last June; won on the AW at Dundalk in March and followed up with a good run at that venue since; if able to transfer that form to hurdles he is sure to be in the picture.

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6th

5

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 88y

16:23 Thurles

The Virginian

11st 4lb

J: Miss A B O’Connor

T: Padraig Roche

10-race maiden over jumps but shaped okay on return from a five-month break on chase debut; could be a big player back in this sphere with that run under his belt.

8/1

Form: P/U07-

Last run: 296 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Nothing stands out in his form book and hard to see him involved on first start for 296 days.

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12th

5

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 1f 26y

16:50 Ballinrobe

Black Pearl Johnny

11st 4lb

J: Gabi Bourke

T: Aengus King

Nothing stands out in his form book and hard to see him involved on first start for 296 days.

50/1

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Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Three time winner for Johnny Murtagh in 2018; has changed yards multiple times since and has failed to add to his tally; first start in 312 days and best watched on hurdles debut.

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13th

2

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 1f 26y

16:50 Ballinrobe

Lethal Power

11st 12lb

J: Luke Carberry

T: Miss Jennifer Anne Lynch

Three time winner for Johnny Murtagh in 2018; has changed yards multiple times since and has failed to add to his tally; first start in 312 days and best watched on hurdles debut.

33/1

Form: /3223- BF

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Has been consistent in maiden hurdles so far; needs to up his game but this is perhaps easier than previous assignments; yard is in good form and he's one to keep in mind.

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3

21st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 11y

Class 4

15:05 Ludlow

Kings Keeper

11st 6lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Kerry Lee

Runs off a mark fully 10lb lower than when winning over hurdles at Ffos Las (2m4f, soft) in January 2023; however, he's been a long way below that level this season over fences and the first-time blinkers (replacing cheekpieces) need to prompt major improvement.

13/2

4th

2

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 4

14:52 Hereford

Kings Keeper

11st 5lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Kerry Lee

Hurdle winner of 5lb higher in early 2023; entitled to have needed the run when well-held fifth on return to chasing in November but dropped away very tamely in straight at Chepstow in January and comes here with some questions to answer.

9/2

0

1

24th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 98y

Class 4

15:45 Chepstow

Kings Keeper

12st 2lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Kerry Lee

held up in rear, outpaced 4 out

7/1

Form: 27/P7-

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Best run came when chasing home O'Toole at Fairyhouse last February; has failed to build on that in three runs since and did bleed when pulled up at that venue in January; look elsewhere.

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1st

7

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 0y

15:00 Cork

Little Big Rocky

11st 0lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Patrick Downey

took keen hold, towards rear of midfield, midfield after 4th, headway on outer after 4 out, led 3 out, shaken up after 2 out, kept on strongly run-in, easily

11/2

1st

4

15th Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:50 Killarney

Little Big Rocky

11st 9lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Patrick Downey

travelled strongly, disputed lead, led clearly after 2nd, not fluent 3 out, soon faced challenge, not fluent 2 out, went clear approaching last, easily

20/1

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Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

First reserve; tailed off in points' and hard to see her involved on hurdles debut.

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Form: 0/P-

Last run: 344 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Second reserve; modest flat performer and showed little on hurdles debut; first start for 344 days.

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11th

7

8th Dec 2022

Soft

2m 3f 14y

14:15 Clonmel

Ashtarak

11st 6lb

J: Alan King

T: Brian Francis Cawley

Showed a glimpse of ability on hurdling debut last year but has been beaten a long way thrice since; has to do a lot more for handicap debut with cheekpieces tried.

50/1

17

22nd Nov 2022

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:45 Limerick

Ashtarak

10st 13lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Brian Francis Cawley

Third reserve; modest form on the level for Dermot Weld and has shown little over hurdles thus far; handicap bow.

24th

2

12th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

11:50 Naas

Ashtarak

11st 12lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Brian Francis Cawley

Shown very little so far and tailed off on return from lengthy absence when last seen.

100/1

Form: 89-

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Third reserve; her jumping leaves plenty to be desired and hard to see her involved.

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11th

20

26th Nov 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Watermelon Girl

10st 13lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

Shown nothing since making her debut in March; looks reliant on cheekpieces.

33/1

18

29th Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:38 Galway

Watermelon Girl

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

Shown very little in six runs so far; back up in trip.

40/1

10th

16

1st Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:52 Gowran Park

Watermelon Girl

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

towards rear of midfield, pushed along briefly after 8th, towards rear when pushed along after 3 out, kept on, made no impression

100/1

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Payout
Exacta €194.00
Straight Forecast €118.90
Trifecta €525.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Noble Birth

RP Ratings (IRE):

Spick And Span

TOPSPEED:

Spick And Span

POSTDATA:

Noble Birth

The Irish Sun:

Noble Birth