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Bar One Racing Bet In-Play Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 3m 0f 0y
  • 21 runners
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Bar One Racing Bet In-Play Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

Runners: 21 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £11.00
  • Place: £2.40

Form: /0000-

Last run: 75 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Expensive 3yo with nice page; poor in maidens but showed ability in points and yard can land gamble with similar types; off a break.

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4th

2

16th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 5f 126y

16:35 Tramore

Tyre Kicker

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear of midfield

4/1

1st

5

5th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

16:20 Leopardstown

Tyre Kicker

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Really getting the hang of things over fences with handicap wins at Tramore and even more impressively at Fairyhouse; up 19lb for those two wins but taking a huge drop in trip here on good ground which looks a negative; looks beatable.

7/2

1st

4

28th Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 110y

13:36 Fairyhouse

Tyre Kicker

11st 11lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

held up in rear, headway 13th, pressed leaders on far side of group going okay 4 out, jumped slightly right when went second 2 out, led last, soon shaken up, stayed on towards finish, won going away

3/1

OUR TIP

Form: 8711-P

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Better chaser, winning twice this year before pulling up latest; hurdling record is poor but is theoretically chucked in; can lead.

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8

10th Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 120y

16:20 Limerick

Presenting Point

10st 2lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: A M O’Grady

disputed lead, prominent from 4th, weakened quickly after 3 out, pulled up 2 out

33/1

20/1

  • Place: £6.20

Form: 00709-

Last run: 122 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Mare 2-26, both wins chasing; poor hurdler off a break and cheekpieces off; unlikely.

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5

2nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

15:55 Killarney

Im Not Alone

11st 3lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

towards rear of midfield, mistake 3rd, dropped to rear final circuit, pulled up after 4 out

14/1

6th

6

3rd Sep 2022

Good

3m 1f 50y

17:35 Wexford

Im Not Alone

11st 5lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

ran in snatches, in rear, pushed along briefly 1st, ridden briefly after 5th, towards rear of midfield after 6th, midfield when ridden before 4 out, outpaced after 3 out, soon no impression

12/1

13th

6

19th Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 0y

18:20 Killarney

Im Not Alone

11st 6lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

midfield early, towards rear when reminder after 6th, reminder before 10th, pushed along after 5 out, slow jump and weakened 4 out

8/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 20035-

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Frustrating maiden has shown enough to win, cheekpieces seeming to help at Limerick, but step backwards at Kilbeggan and limited appeal for all that this is weak.

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0

8

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 50y

13:50 Fairyhouse

Appian Way

10st 13lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent, slow jump 1st, slow jump and lost ground quickly 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up home turn

14/1

0

1

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

12:55 Thurles

Appian Way

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders, not fluent 1st, fell 8th

10/1

Form: 9074-

Last run: 66 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Last maiden run (2m4f) was encouraging; 20s, seemed to stay pretty well in tongue-tie at Thurles on handicap debut (2m7f); perhaps a more patient ride will help; lack of rivals with any chance certainly will.

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0

3

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 138y

14:30 Thurles

Sphagnum

11st 13lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: J P Broderick

Still involved when coming down over fences when last seen in September; best form has come over further but not ruled out from lower hurdle mark.

20/1

0

4

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 47y

17:05 Sligo

Sphagnum

11st 10lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: J P Broderick

raced in last but in touch with leaders, some headway 10th, pressed leaders and raced wide when fell 4 out

14/1

Form: 06006-

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 3lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Old boy makes no appeal; veteran rider 1-76 last five seasons.

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14

8th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 7f 55y

15:52 Fairyhouse

Kings War

10st 13lb

J: Martin Mooney

T: Mrs Ann Mooney

pushed along early, prominent, led 3rd, headed halfway

22/1

10th

15

23rd Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

14:50 Listowel

Kings War

10st 13lb

J: E Walsh

T: Mrs Ann Mooney

held up in behind leaders, not fluent 2nd, midfield when niggled along briefly after 8th, pushed along when mistake 3 out, soon ridden, weakened before 2 out

33/1

11th

19

5th Sep 2022

Good

2m 6f 110y

17:45 Galway

Kings War

10st 13lb

J: Martin Mooney

T: Mrs Ann Mooney

always towards rear, mistake and ridden 10th, lost touch and tailed off 2 out

16/1

Form: 00005-

Last run: 103 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Not jump well at Thurles but that was still a step up on previous form and seems to stay well; left trainer 3-135 last five seasons in Ireland; new trainer 7-37 in that time; interesting riding booking.

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4th

8

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 77y

18:50 Ballinrobe

Bearwithmenow

11st 4lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: J P Flavin

midfield, good headway and prominent on outer halfway, went second after 2 out, weakened and lost second final 110yds

20/1

0

7

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 110y

17:20 Downpatrick

Bearwithmenow

11st 6lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

Sole win came over hurdles off 6lb lower in June 2022; placed in a handicap chase at Tipperary in April but has fallen in his last two and been off since July; enough to prove for new trainer.

16/1

Form: 70835-

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Better in Limerick handicap hurdles on bad ground initially (stayed on well); hood didn't seem to work latest and discarded; she looks good enough to win races; 5lb conditional takes over.

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16

12th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

14:50 Limerick

Getaway Abbey

11st 2lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: Shane Patrick O’Brien

towards rear

25/1

11th

10

22nd Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 100y

16:00 Punchestown

Getaway Abbey

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Shane Patrick O’Brien

led, headed 2nd, led again after 3 out, headed and weakened before 2 out

33/1

19

28th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Limerick

Getaway Abbey

10st 0lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Shane Patrick O’Brien

First reserve; promising placed effort on handicap debut at this venue but well held in three subsequent runs.

Form: /007-0

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Mare's handicap form is poor (50s or bigger); headgear dispensed with.

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6th

16

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

19:10 Bellewstown

Annie Iraya

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Patrick Breen

towards rear, headway into midfield 5 out, pushed along before 2 out, soon no impression

14/1

9th

18

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Annie Iraya

11st 0lb

J: Dylan Robinson

T: Patrick Breen

Mare's handicap form is poor (50s or bigger); headgear dispensed with.

50/1

12th

17

2nd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

14:35 Down Royal

Annie Iraya

10st 13lb

J: Dylan Robinson

T: Patrick Breen

Form: 7007P- D

Last run: 166 days

W: 11st 8lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Has won five races; tended to go off huge prices last year and ran accordingly; off since; dangerous if he could bounce back.

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4th

14

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:40 Tramore

Double Windsor

10st 0lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: David M O’Brien

Veteran a regular here but yet to win (four chase wins/one hurdle); C&D fourth his best run last summer in limited campaign, may well need this comeback run.

10/1

0

14

8th Aug 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 165y

20:00 Roscommon

Double Windsor

10st 2lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: David M O’Brien

The last of his four chase wins was more than two years ago, since when he's gone 0-16; ran okay at Tramore in June (beaten 7l) but modest otherwise this year.

14/1

7th

15

20th Jun 2023

Good

3m 1f 70y

17:17 Wexford

Double Windsor

10st 5lb

J: Daniel King

T: David M O’Brien

held up in rear, hampered by faller 10th, some headway after 11th, midfield before 4 out, not fluent 3 out, soon ridden and no extra

10/1

Form: 000-

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Mare cut little ice in maidens but not disgraced; yard 2-137 last two and a bit seasons.

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6th

12

7th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Fairyhouse

Cottage Artist

10st 13lb

J: Alan King

T: V T O’Brien

Weak form overall; not a bad effort when sixth over C&D on Monday, but unlikely to reverse form with Sayitfirst and Banada Bridge.

14/1

6th

14

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Cottage Artist

10st 6lb

J: Daniel King

T: V T O’Brien

15-race maiden with bits and pieces of form to her credit; others preferred here.

20/1

16/1

Form: 98087-

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Not sure she's crying out for trip but shrewd trainer may think so and dam won over 3m; form is poor but lightly raced.

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12th

14

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Argenta

11st 4lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Shane Crawley

Not sure she's crying out for trip but shrewd trainer may think so and dam won over 3m; form is poor but lightly raced.

16/1

7th

11

8th Apr 2022

Good

2m 1f 142y

18:40 Ballinrobe

Argenta

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Shane Crawley

8th

5

5th Oct 2021

Soft

2m 0f 160y

13:20 Galway

Argenta

11st 6lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Shane Crawley

No show in a trio of Kilbeggan maiden hurdles during the summer; best watched on her handicap debut.

33/1

Form: 1C2PP- D

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Navan winner in February; second at Limerick in March; looked totally out of sorts last twice; likes it very testing.

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10th

18

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Ask And Answer

10st 13lb

J: Mr S Tobin

T: Sean Aherne

prominent

33/1

Form: 099-0F

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Hard to make any case for him; yard 4-24 this season.

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0

13

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:12 Kilbeggan

Chief Seattle

10st 13lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: John Patrick Ryan

held up in rear, mistake 7th

33/1

9th

12

23rd Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 98y

19:40 Sligo

Chief Seattle

10st 2lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: John Patrick Ryan

Won over hurdles and fences at Ballinrobe last year but out of form of late, faller over fences the last twice; hard to be confident in.

16/1

0

10

12th Aug 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

19:25 Kilbeggan

Chief Seattle

10st 4lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: John Patrick Ryan

Won over hurdles and fences at Ballinrobe last year; poor lately; blinkers tried but others preferred.

25/1

Form: 971/4-

Last run: 72 days

W: 11st 5lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Veteran won at Fairyhouse in March 2021 (2m4f; first-time headgear); not seen again until pleasing return in March; seems to have had his problems but one of the more likely on form.

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15th

12

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Boogily Lane

11st 5lb

J: Mr M McConville

T: Stephen McConville

Veteran won at Fairyhouse in March 2021 (2m4f; first-time headgear); not seen again until pleasing return in March; seems to have had his problems but one of the more likely on form.

5/1

4th

10

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Limerick

Boogily Lane

11st 4lb

J: Mr M McConville

T: Stephen McConville

First-time cheekpieces did the trick when winning a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Fairyhouse a year ago; off since then and every chance he will improve for the run, but worth watching nonetheless.

8/1

Form: 9664-6

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Three handicaps, all unplaced, were not devoid of promise; still makes limited appeal; can lead.

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9th

14

12th Aug 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

19:30 Tramore

Holditinyourhead

10st 4lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: E Sheehy

prominent, not fluent 6th, pushed along after 3 out, outpaced and weakened from 2 out

33/1

13th

12

15th Jul 2022

Good

3m 0f 100y

19:30 Kilbeggan

Holditinyourhead

11st 0lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: E Sheehy

midfield on inner, pushed along after 2 out (usual 3 out), ridden and weakened after last (usual 2 out)

16/1

16th

3

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Holditinyourhead

11st 10lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: E Sheehy

Three handicaps, all unplaced, were not devoid of promise; still makes limited appeal; can lead.

20/1

25/1

Form: 0000-

Last run: 79 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Well-beaten all maidens over shorter; blinkers; not sure what to expect; yard going well since start of last season.

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17th

7

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Gelisko

11st 7lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

Well-beaten all maidens over shorter; blinkers; not sure what to expect; yard going well since start of last season.

25/1

18

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Gelisko

11st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

13th

4

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:45 Wexford

Gelisko

11st 12lb

J: Adam Williams

T: Paul Nolan

Tailed off in a trio of maiden hurdles so far at huge odds; back down in trip and best watched at present.

100/1

100/1

Form: 00050-

Last run: 103 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Handicap form is poor and cannot entertain on seasonal return.

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18th

21

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Royal Finesse

11st 0lb

J: Charlie Hart

T: L Young

Handicap form is poor and cannot entertain on seasonal return.

100/1

21

7th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:55 Cork

Royal Finesse

10st 13lb

J: Martin Mooney

T: L Young

Third reserve; now 0-8 hurdling, tailed off when last seen in February.

12th

17

10th Feb 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:30 Thurles

Royal Finesse

10st 13lb

J: Tommy Brett

T: L Young

Has hinted at a return to form of late and his fifth of 14 at Limerick last time when stepped back up in trip was his best run for a while; off 86 days and cheekpieces now fitted.

10/1

Form: 0609-

Last run: 68 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

No chance on form or of staying this trip on paper; best run was in a maiden here at least.

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13

26th Dec 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:58 Down Royal

Our Patron Saint

10st 8lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Sarah Dawson

17-race maiden; beaten a long way out over hurdles last time and showed very little on sole chase start; blinkers now tried.

33/1

19th

22

19th Nov 2022

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 120y

15:23 Punchestown

Our Patron Saint

10st 0lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Sarah Dawson

towards rear of midfield

33/1

7

4th Nov 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 120y

15:15 Down Royal

Our Patron Saint

11st 12lb

J: E Walsh

T: Sarah Dawson

Poor maiden is out of his depth in this.

200/1

Form: 24/8P-

Last run: 318 days

W: 11st 0lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Capable of low-level form at his best; out of sorts last year and off since; now a veteran.

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10th

16

12th Aug 2022

Good

2m 5f 120y

17:20 Tramore

Cantkidakidder

10st 2lb

J: Sarah Kavanagh

T: N Dooly

prominent, went second before 2nd, lost second 5th, pushed along and weakened after 3 out

25/1

19

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Cantkidakidder

11st 0lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: N Dooly

Capable of low-level form at his best; out of sorts last year and off since; now a veteran.

66/1

Form: 08607-

Last run: 72 days

W: 11st 0lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Showed a little in maidens and on (C&D) handicap debut; her last two runs were dire; little break.

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0

17

25th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 105y

15:20 Roscommon

Rosfoyle

10st 13lb

J: Conor Clarke

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

never better than midfield, in rear when pushed along briefly after 6th, mistake and weakened 9th, not fluent 4 out, soon pulled up

4th

16

16th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

15:05 Cork

Rosfoyle

10st 13lb

J: Sean Cleary-Farrell

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

towards rear, slow jump 1st, headway into midfield after 3rd, ridden 3 out, stayed on from 2 out, went fourth run-in

25/1

20

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Rosfoyle

11st 0lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Brian O’Keeffe

Showed a little in maidens and on (C&D) handicap debut; her last two runs were dire; little break.

33/1

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Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Cottage Artist

SPOTLIGHT:

Tyre Kicker

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Bearwithmenow

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