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Irish Farmers Journal Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 2m 3f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Irish Farmers Journal Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

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(Won)

  • Win: £2.20
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 11224-

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Useful bumper winner for Joseph O'Brien; turned over at short odds on first two runs for this yard, finishing runner-up in maiden hurdles and beaten roughly 2l when fourth in Fairyhouse maiden hurdle last month on his third start over timber; should win one of these and ground versatile.

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4

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:13 Kilbeggan

Level Neverending

11st 3lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

hung left throughout

6/1

3rd

12

12th May 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Level Neverending

10st 5lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Gordon Elliott

Sole hurdle win came here; fairly consistent of late, including a 6l defeat in the Pertemps on his penultimate start and a 5l defeat at Punchestown last month; remains on a good mark and this looks a little easier.

6/1

26

27th Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 130y

18:00 Punchestown

Level Neverending

10st 3lb

J: Nathan Andrews

T: Gordon Elliott

First reserve; record of 1-9 over hurdles but has run respectably in big handicaps lately, including in first-time blinkers in the Pertemps Final at Cheltenham; due to run in the 3.40 here Wednesday.

Form: F4-

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Modest performer on the Flat; fell on hurdle bow and didn't jump well when fourth of 16 at Clonmel last time; might be one for handicaps.

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14th

14

(8)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Ballybaun Star

8st 13lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Thomas Gibney

Ran okay in a couple of turf handicaps in the summer; not a bad run in a Navan handicap hurdle in November before never looking interested in a similar Thurles contest; not the first time that has happened and is clearly quirky; has the ability to get involved though.

12/1

0

15

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 205y

14:35 Thurles

Ballybaun Star

10st 8lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Thomas Gibney

Ballinrobe maiden winner has largely struggled in handicaps although may have needed last month's Navan comeback run; ideally wants a bit further and others preferred.

16/1

7th

17

18th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:55 Navan

Ballybaun Star

10st 9lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

Starting to look flattered by his wide margin maiden hurdle success at Ballinrobe in May 2022; tailed off last two starts and needs further than this.

100/1

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Last run:

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

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1st

13

21st Dec 2022

Yielding

2m 6f 110y

14:37 Fairyhouse

Crossgaleschicflic

11st 2lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Best run came when beaten only 13l last time at Punchestown; has to find more off same mark but is lightly-raced, so has possibilities.

14/1

9th

20

29th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 150y

15:25 Punchestown

Crossgaleschicflic

11st 2lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Glimpse of ability in points and maidens; fell on handicap debut last time; check market for clues.

25/1

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Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Dual winner on the Flat rated 93 and in finished in midfield when last seen in a 1m4f Leopardstown handicap in October; big chance if he transfers all his ability to this sphere.

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5

29th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 0f 90y

14:18 Galway

Baby Zeus

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Won at two for Ger Lyons and also successful in a 1m2f handicap at the Curragh last season on debut for this yard; flopped at Kilbeggan in May on sole start over hurdles; solid shows in valuable handicaps at this venue and Leopardstown before never in the hunt in Cesarewitch won by another Irish raider, Run For Oscar; obvious chance despite Kilbeggan blip.

7/4

10th

11

(22)

8th Oct 2022

Good

2m 2f 0y

Class 2

15:40 Newmarket

Baby Zeus

8st 13lb

J: William Buick

T: W P Mullins

slowly away, raced in last, ridden over 2f out, hung right from over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never on terms (jockey said gelding was slowly away)

11/1

6th

4

(15)

10th Sep 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 180y

17:30 Leopardstown

Baby Zeus

9st 3lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: W P Mullins

towards rear, pushed along and headway into midfield over 2f out, ridden and kept on final furlong, not reach leaders

15/2

Form: 000-

Last run: 160 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Showed nothing in trio of maiden hurdles at triple figure odds last year.

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9

16th Sep 2022

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

15:00 Downpatrick

Out By Eleven

11st 8lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

always towards rear, pulled up after 5th

33/1

5

13th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Out By Eleven

11st 7lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

took keen hold, prominent, led 1st, not fluent 3rd, headed after 3rd, joined leader 4 out, soon led again, ridden and headed before 2 out, soon weakened quickly, dropped to rear when pulled up before last (vet said gelding was found to have inflammation of the throat on endoscopic examination)

20/1

5th

5

13th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Out By Eleven

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

Showed nothing in trio of maiden hurdles at triple figure odds last year.

Form: 0-

Last run: 62 days

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Filly

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8

12th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 5

16:38 Ludlow

Chinook

10st 13lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Sheila Lewis

Ex-Irish maiden; easily best of five starts for new yard came in April 2023, four runs back, when fifth of 13 over C&D; 6lb lower today but needs a revival on this second run since her winter break.

14/1

4

24th Apr 2024

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 5

15:35 Ludlow

Chinook

11st 5lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Sheila Lewis

Ex-Irish maiden; bettered low-key stable debut when very respectable fifth in this race a year ago (good to soft), but was pulled up in November, after a break, and has been absent again since.

20/1

Form: S265-7

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Filly

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4

24th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

19:50 Sedgefield

Helvic Princess

11st 9lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Hugh Burns

held up in behind leaders, dropped to last 3rd, outpaced 5th, soon became detached, well behind when pulled up before 2 out

25/1

7th

16

13th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Helvic Princess

10st 5lb

J: Neil Ryan

T: Noel Meade

Form: 0-7

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Poor form in points and tailed off in two runs over hurdles; drops in trip; engaged at Clonmel, Thursday.

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5th

13

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 1f 160y

15:15 Limerick

Maciver

10st 6lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: A M O’Grady

Well beaten in a quartet of chases since returning from a year off in November; hard to fancy

33/1

9th

15

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 219y

12:15 Thurles

Maciver

10st 9lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: A M O’Grady

Tramore maiden hurdle winner; modest chase credentials so far; 2m2f trip looked inadequate on her handicap chase debut at this venue; showed only marginal improvement when raised in trip at Tramore; new headgear combination.

16/1

5th

4

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 100y

15:00 Tramore

Maciver

11st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: A M O’Grady

C&D maiden hurdle winner, so perhaps unwise to rule out despite modest chase credentials; 2m2f trip looked inadequate on her handicap chase debut at Thurles last Thursday.

14/1

Form: 057-

Last run: 32 days

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 98

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5th

10

15th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:30 Kilbeggan

All About Beth

10st 6lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: R Donohoe

midfield, pushed along after 3 out, weakened from 2 out, tailed off

25/1

7th

7

3rd Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Tramore

All About Beth

11st 0lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: R Donohoe

held up in behind leaders, towards rear halfway, pushed along after 3 out, mistake 2 out, soon no impression

11/2

14th

1

(14)

12th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 1f 100y

16:50 Gowran Park

All About Beth

10st 1lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: R Donohoe

dwelt start, always towards rear, ridden and no impression towards near side over 2f out

200/1

Form: 60-

Last run: 43 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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5th

9

16th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

17:10 Newcastle

Nights Of Doyen

10st 8lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Kate Leckenby

Unplaced all starts, the latest three in Britain; first-time blinkers need to effect major improvement; down in trip.

33/1

10th

10

28th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

17:00 Perth

Nights Of Doyen

10st 9lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Kate Leckenby

Maiden; pulled up on British debut in January and beaten a fair way behind Euchan Falls at Musselburgh the following month.

33/1

6th

2

19th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 5

14:50 Musselburgh

Nights Of Doyen

11st 7lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Kate Leckenby

prominent

33/1

Form: 08-

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

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7

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 30y

19:56 Tramore

Another Star

11st 5lb

J: Mr J P Kirwan

T: Declan Queally

midfield, towards rear after 3rd, slightly hampered 6th, pushed along and beaten before 3 out, tailed off when pulled up before last

16/1

Form: 7-

Last run: 271 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

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5

8th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Wexford

Felicity Flick

11st 7lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Andrew Slattery

prominent, lost position when ducked right and stumbled over path after 2nd, slow jump 6th, soon pushed along towards rear and detached, pulled up before 2 out

10/1

7th

7

26th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:25 Limerick

Felicity Flick

11st 7lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Andrew Slattery

66/1

12th

13

13th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Felicity Flick

10st 11lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Andrew Slattery

Form:

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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6th

7

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 124y

17:40 Fairyhouse

St Deniss Well

11st 1lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Likeably progressive youngster won two handicap chases in quick succession in January and ready winner of a rated novice at Down Royal last time; got a 14lb hike for that but there's more to come from him and stepping back up in trip will suit; testing ground not a problem and Kennedy knows him well.

7/2

1st

9

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 140y

16:02 Down Royal

St Deniss Well

11st 3lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

prominent, went second 7th, 1 length down when left in lead 3 out, shaken up and clear approaching last, kept on well, easily

7/1

7th

4

4th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 107y

17:05 Leopardstown

St Deniss Well

12st 0lb

J: Mr J Dunne

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Won over hurdles in November and then handicap chases at Navan and Down Royal in January; up 9lb but has to be respected even though the form from last time isn't working out.

5/2

Form: 6

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Failed to complete in three points and only beat one home in a seven-runner bumper on Rules bow last week.

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11th

9

26th Sep 2022

Good

1m 7f 78y

14:25 Roscommon

The Hogan Stand

11st 9lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

always towards rear, pushed along after 4 out, soon became detached

18/1

7th

1

23rd Aug 2022

Good To Firm

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Bellewstown

The Hogan Stand

12st 0lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: John Joseph Hanlon

led, jumped slightly right 4th, pushed along when headed then hampered by loose horse before 3 out, soon weakened quickly

50/1

12th

9

17th Aug 2022

Good

2m 4f 141y

18:30 Sligo

The Hogan Stand

11st 4lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

never better than mid-division, dropped to rear when pushed along and no impression after 4 out, steadied when weakened 3 out, eased, tailed off

16/1

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W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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7

13th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Grove Island

10st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: J P Broderick

5th

6

(15)

24th Sep 2021

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Grove Island

8st 12lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Improved significantly for the application of blinkers when a close fourth in a big field handicap at Navan earlier this month; poor draw to contend with and yet to run any way well on this surface but has to be respected with the headgear left on.

9/2

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W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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15th

12

(12)

15th Jun 2023

Yielding

1m 1f 0y

20:00 Leopardstown

Superlike

9st 1lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Michael G Cleary

in touch with leaders

50/1

16th

18

(15)

8th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Leopardstown

Superlike

8st 7lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Michael G Cleary

Has run over a range of distances without showing winning potential; makes no appeal here from 5lb out of the handicap.

66/1

11th

11

(2)

16th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 182y

19:35 Killarney

Superlike

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Michael G Cleary

midfield

50/1

Form: 78-

Last run: 145 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

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12th

1

4th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 175y

16:10 Tramore

Aeroplane Peggy

11st 11lb

J: Mr P J Cody

T: Kieran Purcell

towards rear of midfield, ridden and no impression over 5f out, tailed off

100/1

15th

1

26th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:25 Limerick

Aeroplane Peggy

11st 7lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Kieran Purcell

66/1

10

13th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Aeroplane Peggy

10st 11lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Kieran Purcell

Form: 0-

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Filly

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13th

15

16th Sep 2022

Yielding

2m 2f 165y

13:50 Downpatrick

Lily Bianca

10st 9lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Gearoid Patrick Brouder

took keen hold, soon in touch with leaders, went second from 2nd, soon led, joined after 4 out, headed before 3 out, weakened before 2 out, no impression when not fluent 2 out, got well behind when mistake last

150/1

23

5th Sep 2022

Good

2m 0f 130y

16:10 Galway

Lily Bianca

11st 3lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Gearoid Patrick Brouder

Poor form on the Flat and not much better over hurdles so far; big price when brought down at the first at Downpatrick; third reserve.

14

29th Aug 2022

Good

2m 2f 165y

13:50 Downpatrick

Lily Bianca

11st 2lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Gearoid Patrick Brouder

towards rear of midfield, brought down 1st

66/1

Form: 07-

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

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1st

10

5th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 180y

17:40 Downpatrick

Kellys Birr

11st 5lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear, headway into midfield halfway, pushed along but headway after 2 out, went fourth last, ridden and ran on well run-in, led towards finish

7/1

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SPOTLIGHT:

Baby Zeus

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Level Neverending

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Baby Zeus