May 24 / 14.55 Punchestown

14.55 Punchestown

Good

Bar One Racing 50Euro Free Bet Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 2m 0f 115y
  • 20 runners
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Bar One Racing 50Euro Free Bet Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 20 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £31.30
  • Place: £6.30

Form: 7F86-5

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Third in a bumper at Down Royal on debut over two years ago; nothing of any great note since then; remote fifth over a longer trip at Clonmel on first run after a break; needs to improve.
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Verdict Starting price

13th

6

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

16:00 Cork

Lucy Van Pelt

11st 8lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Peter Maher

prominent, led after 1st, headed and pressed leader after 3rd, disputed lead 5th, weakened gradually before 3 out

8/1

1st

18

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:55 Punchestown

Lucy Van Pelt

11st 3lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Peter Maher

Third in a bumper at Down Royal on debut over two years ago; nothing of any great note since then; remote fifth over a longer trip at Clonmel on first run after a break; needs to improve.

20/1

5th

12

12th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 98y

19:20 Clonmel

Lucy Van Pelt

11st 3lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Peter Maher

10/1

  • Place: £5.20

Form: 6/0/7-

Last run: 119 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Three-time Flat winner, best suited by testing conditions, notably when scoring over 1m on heavy at the Curragh at the end of the 2020 season; fairly limited hurdling experience; hood on now as well as usual tongue-tie.
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Verdict Starting price

5th

9

12th Jun 2022

Good

2m 1f 65y

16:40 Downpatrick

Thefaithfulindian

11st 6lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

in touch with leaders, briefly went second before 2 out, soon ridden, weakened approaching last

25/1

2nd

17

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:55 Punchestown

Thefaithfulindian

11st 5lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Three-time Flat winner, best suited by testing conditions, notably when scoring over 1m on heavy at the Curragh at the end of the 2020 season; fairly limited hurdling experience; hood on now as well as usual tongue-tie.

10/1

23

27th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:00 Gowran Park

Thefaithfulindian

10st 10lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Third reserve; winning mudlark on the Flat with limited hurdling experience, first run in this discipline for nearly 2 years when midfield at Down Royal on Tuesday.

OUR TIP

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 40536-

Last run: 182 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Useful form in the second half of 2021 but over longer trips than this; first time to run at below 2m3f; first reserve.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

4

14th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 20y

18:30 Roscommon

Dylan Oak

11st 12lb

J: Annalise Cullen

T: Denis W Cullen

took keen hold, soon midfield, still plenty to do when pushed along before 3 out, keeping on 2 out, went second and ran on from last, joined leader run-in, led narrowly when hung right and bumped rival final strides

5/1

3rd

22

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:55 Punchestown

Dylan Oak

11st 13lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Denis W Cullen

Useful form in the second half of 2021 but over longer trips than this; first time to run at below 2m3f; first reserve.

10th

14

30th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 0y

18:35 Punchestown

Dylan Oak

12st 0lb

J: Gary Harkin

T: Denis W Cullen

10-race maiden over hurdles and needs a longer trip than this.

14/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: F0076-

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Possible that he will improve a little from his first handicap at Limerick last month; cheekpieces on for the first time.
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7

4th Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 195y

18:00 Sligo

Our Bobby

11st 9lb

J: Niall Moore

T: John M Burke

held up in rear, fell 2nd

9/2

2nd

6

15th Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:50 Killarney

Our Bobby

11st 7lb

J: Niall Moore

T: John M Burke

chased leaders, made challenge when not fluent 2 out, soon ridden but no chance with winner, kept on

3/1

Form: 0097-9

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Placed on the Flat for Iain Jardine; behind two of these rivals, Lucy Van Pelt and Sulafaat, when a remote ninth at Clonmel, cheekpieces tried now.
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Verdict Starting price

1st

9

14th Aug 2022

Good

1m 7f 150y

15:25 Tramore

Golden Sandbanks

11st 3lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Paul W Flynn

took keen hold, disputed lead early, prominent 2nd, joined leaders going okay on outer after 3 out, led when ridden after 2 out, jumped slightly left last, ran on

4/1

2

4th Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 195y

18:30 Sligo

Golden Sandbanks

11st 10lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Paul W Flynn

Off the mark at the 22nd attempt in a maiden hurdle at Limerick a fortnight ago; possibly didn't have the race in the bag when he was left clear at the last; 5lb rise looks fair on balance and he's respected with Mullins retaining the ride.

7/4

1st

11

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

19:15 Limerick

Golden Sandbanks

11st 6lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Paul W Flynn

took keen hold, disputed lead, chased leader after 2nd, led 4th, 3 lengths ahead 2 out, soon pushed along, reduced lead then left clear last, ridden and kept on well run-in

9/1

Form: 800-

Last run: 91 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Fair sort on the Flat but hard to win with (1-21, second on four occasions, including a 7f premier handicap at Cork early last season); poor maiden hurdle form but relatively early days yet.
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12

3rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 80y

18:35 Down Royal

Fil The Power

11st 2lb

J: J B Kane

T: Kevin Michael Smith

took keen hold, midfield, in touch with leaders going okay before 3 out, pushed along before 2 out, keeping on when fell 2 out

16/1

6th

3

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:55 Punchestown

Fil The Power

11st 11lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Kevin Michael Smith

Fair sort on the Flat but hard to win with (1-21, second on four occasions, including a 7f premier handicap at Cork early last season); poor maiden hurdle form but relatively early days yet.

13/2

Form: /602-0

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 6lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Fair placed form over hurdles on heavy ground in 2020; also placed over fences at Tramore on penultimate run; jumped badly in a handicap chase at Tipperary last time.
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Verdict Starting price

7th

11

14th Aug 2022

Good

1m 7f 150y

15:25 Tramore

Inagh’s Gift

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Sean P Hennessy

in rear early, slow jump 1st, towards rear of midfield on inner 4 out, in touch with leaders when pushed along before 2 out, not fluent when jumped slightly right 2 out, soon switched left and ridden, kept on

10/1

9th

6

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:15 Limerick

Inagh’s Gift

10st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Sean P Hennessy

close up, led 1st, headed and chased leaders after 7th, ridden and weakened after 3 out

15/2

6th

12

3rd Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:55 Tramore

Inagh’s Gift

10st 1lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Sean P Hennessy

towards rear of midfield, pushed along after 3 out, headway on inner approaching last, kept on, never near to challenge

12/1

Form: 274PP-

Last run: 99 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Two good runs during 2021, notably when second at Bellewstown in August; pulled-up on last two outings; needs to provide reassurance against that background.
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8th

5

22nd Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

13:35 Uttoxeter

Falco Du Sauzay

11st 7lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Warren Greatrex

always towards rear, weakened after 3 out, tailed off

14/1

8th

19

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:55 Punchestown

Falco Du Sauzay

11st 2lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Anthony McCann

Two good runs during 2021, notably when second at Bellewstown in August; pulled-up on last two outings; needs to provide reassurance against that background.

25/1

Form: /076P-

Last run: 96 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Needs to step up on the form of two starts for this trainer; on the plus side the stable had a recent well-backed handicap hurdle winner at Clonmel.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

7

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

18:40 Bellewstown

Dicey Rylee

11st 8lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Mrs Gillian Callaghan

in rear, headway from 5 out, in touch with leaders 3 out, soon ridden but weakened gradually

9/1

5th

6

5th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 95y

15:20 Kilbeggan

Dicey Rylee

11st 9lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Mrs Gillian Callaghan

towards rear of midfield, hampered by faller 7th, good headway and tracked leaders 2 out, ridden and outpaced approaching last, no extra run-in

12/1

Form: 505-

Last run: 290 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Three nondescript runs for his previous trainer; this yard was responsible for a wide-margin 3m handicap hurdle winner at Tipperary last week.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

7

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 0y

14:30 Cork

Maggie Walsh

11st 7lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J Bowe

disputed lead, prominent from 4th, lost position before 3 out, weakened before 2 out

16/1

6th

5

15th Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 50y

19:00 Kilbeggan

Maggie Walsh

11st 4lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J Bowe

towards rear, headway into midfield halfway, prominent 2 out, slipped on turn after 2 out, ridden and outpaced approaching last, no extra run-in

9/1

6th

10

3rd Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Tramore

Maggie Walsh

11st 4lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J Bowe

prominent, headway disputing second 2 out, pushed along approaching last, ridden and no extra run-in

14/1

Form: 700-4

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Prominent for a long way on her handicap debut at Ballinrobe three weeks ago; this shorter trip and the benefit of the experience may bring about some improvement.
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Verdict Starting price

5th

10

19th Jul 2022

Good

2m 5f 122y

19:30 Ballinrobe

Sittingonthefence

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Stephen Gerard Carey

in touch with leaders on outer, headway after 2 out, pushed along disputing lead approaching last, ridden to lead and 2 lengths ahead run-in, kept on well but headed towards finish

50/1

7th

11

11th Jun 2022

Good

2m 5f 60y

14:55 Downpatrick

Sittingonthefence

11st 10lb

J: Mr E P O’Brien

T: Stephen Gerard Carey

close up, led before 1st, nudged along before 2 out, ridden when faced strong challenge after 2 out, kept on strongly run-in

16/1

Form: 25215-

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Consistent mare at this level, gaining deserved breakthrough win at Ballinrobe early last month; 5lb rise for that seemed to take its toll when she was fifth at Kilbeggan; still makes more appeal than most in a fairly weak contest.
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Verdict Starting price

12th

5

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:55 Punchestown

Johanna Yeats

11st 10lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

Consistent mare at this level, gaining deserved breakthrough win at Ballinrobe early last month; 5lb rise for that seemed to take its toll when she was fifth at Kilbeggan; still makes more appeal than most in a fairly weak contest.

6/1

5th

12

21st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 30y

17:15 Kilbeggan

Johanna Yeats

11st 4lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

1st

13

8th Apr 2022

Good

2m 1f 142y

18:40 Ballinrobe

Johanna Yeats

11st 3lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

Form: P0/P-4

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Gave an improved display when a long-priced fourth at Wexford ten days ago; comes into the reckoning now, since he may improve from the run, his first for this stable.
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Verdict Starting price

11

15th Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 50y

19:00 Kilbeggan

Be My Hero

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Brendan Oliver Walsh

in touch with leaders, pushed along and weakened after 3 out, pulled up approaching last

14/1

13th

20

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:55 Punchestown

Be My Hero

11st 1lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Brendan Oliver Walsh

Gave an improved display when a long-priced fourth at Wexford ten days ago; comes into the reckoning now, since he may improve from the run, his first for this stable.

8/1

Form: 00P7-0 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Won over fences on heavy ground in France in 2019; no sign of that level of form since joining this yard.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7

17th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 170y

14:57 Tipperary

So Easy Way

10st 10lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: I Madden

close up, led after 1st, mistake 6th, headed 3 out, soon weakened quickly, pulled up before 2 out

33/1

7th

9

15th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

20:00 Kilbeggan

So Easy Way

10st 0lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: I Madden

raced freely, led, headed when not fluent last (usual 2 out), soon weakened

100/1

Form: 46/0-0 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Tramore bumper winner on good ground in 2020 and managed a couple of fair maiden hurdle runs later that year; no sign of her best form in two runs after long absence.
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13th

5

4th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 175y

13:15 Tramore

Fairytale Bliss

11st 9lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

always towards rear, not fluent 3 out, soon pushed along, no impression from 2 out

14/1

15th

1

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:55 Punchestown

Fairytale Bliss

12st 0lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

Tramore bumper winner on good ground in 2020 and managed a couple of fair maiden hurdle runs later that year; no sign of her best form in two runs after long absence.

33/1

11th

1

2nd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

14:35 Down Royal

Fairytale Bliss

12st 0lb

J: E O’Connell

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

Form: 0000-7

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Four wins on the Flat in Britain, best on AW; no sign yet of winning potential over hurdles.
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14th

20

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

16:00 Cork

Sulafaat

10st 13lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

towards rear, not fluent and pushed along briefly 4th, not fluent 7th, ridden but no impression before 3 out, beaten when badly hampered 3 out

20/1

3rd

15

15th Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 50y

19:00 Kilbeggan

Sulafaat

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders before 2 out, ridden on inner approaching last, kept on well run-in, lost third final strides

7/1

Form: 706-

Last run: 78 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
In rear in a Dundalk handicap two months ago; only mild promise in maiden hurdles; may find her level.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10th

9

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 60y

17:25 Roscommon

Eye Of The Dragon

11st 5lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Mrs Denise Foster

prominent, midfield when pecked on landing 4th, soon reminders, towards rear and pushed along after 5th, detached from 4 out, tailed off

66/1

11

1st Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:45 Wexford

Eye Of The Dragon

11st 5lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Mrs Denise Foster

towards rear, some headway 4 out, pushed along and no impression after 3 out

33/1

12th

13

14th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 20y

18:30 Roscommon

Eye Of The Dragon

11st 2lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Mrs Denise Foster

towards rear of midfield, pushed along before 6th, outpaced when reminders after 4 out, soon no impression

50/1

Form: 0/00-F

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Minor placed form on the Flat; poor over hurdles so far; 50-1 when fell at the fifth at Down Royal in his first handicap hurdle; hard to fancy.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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13th

10

(9)

15th Aug 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Boing

8st 12lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Paul Traynor

took keen hold, soon led, headed but prominent after 3f, lost second over 5f out, ridden from under 3f out, weakened gradually from 2f out

33/1

17

(12)

3rd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 50y

17:30 Sligo

Boing

9st 11lb

J: Kyanna Van Buuren

T: Paul Traynor

Third reserve; 7yo is 18-race maiden in all codes and well held Flat and jumps in recent starts.

Form: 73F65-

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
0-18 over hurdles, runner-up four times; satisfactory effort when fifth at Naas in March, but not exactly progressive at this stage.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10th

11

8th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 110y

15:45 Wexford

Lesssaidthebetter

10st 10lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

midfield, headway after 11th, led 3 out, ridden home turn, kept on well

12/1

15

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:55 Punchestown

Lesssaidthebetter

11st 5lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

0-18 over hurdles, runner-up four times; satisfactory effort when fifth at Naas in March, but not exactly progressive at this stage.

14/1

Form: 00P0-8

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
From a top stable with a leading rider aboard, but hard to fancy; big price when down the field on handicap debut at Ballinrobe three weeks ago.
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14

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

16:00 Cork

Joyful Noise

11st 0lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield, pushed along and weakened quickly after 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

25/1

11th

12

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

19:15 Limerick

Joyful Noise

11st 2lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear, no impression after 3 out

22/1

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Payout
Exacta €22021.00
Straight Forecast €4633.80
Tricast €31779.90
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Stilyker

SPOTLIGHT:

Fil The Power

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