May 24 / 15.25 Punchestown

15.25 Punchestown

Good

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

6

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Tyre Kicker

11st 8lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

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

7/1

13th

10

10th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 98y

15:00 Thurles

Tyre Kicker

11st 4lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

Poor form in points and shown nothing in maiden hurdles so far; yard hitting form.

100/1

11th

15

27th Feb 2022

Soft

1m 7f 101y

16:30 Naas

Tyre Kicker

11st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Gavin Cromwell

Modest form in points and beaten huge distances in two maiden hurdles so far.

150/1

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

7

5th Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 200y

16:55 Kilbeggan

Presenting Point

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Eoghan O’Grady

prominent, soon went second, lost second 3 out, ridden after 2 out, no chance approaching last, kept on

7/2

2nd

4

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Presenting Point

11st 9lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Eoghan O’Grady

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

5/1

15

16th May 2022

Good

3m 2f 0y

19:30 Killarney

Presenting Point

10st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Eoghan O’Grady

8/1

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

8

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 0y

20:15 Limerick

I’m Not Alone

11st 5lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

chased leaders, briefly disputed lead before 8th, ridden and made challenge after 3 out, weakened before 2 out, mistake 2 out

3/1

1st

12

17th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 14y

15:32 Tipperary

I’m Not Alone

10st 6lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

midfield, went second 4 out, led 3 out, soon pushed along, went clear 2 out, soon ridden and kept on strongly, reduced lead run-in

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

9

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 7f 179y

20:00 Roscommon

Appian Way

11st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Charles O’Brien

midfield, lost position and towards rear before 4 out, pushed along on outer before 3 out, ridden and ran on run-in, not reach leaders

14/1

4th

10

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Appian Way

11st 6lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Charles O’Brien

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.

8/1

5th

5

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Appian Way

11st 6lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Charles O’Brien

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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2nd

3

17th Aug 2022

Good

2m 4f 141y

19:00 Sligo

Sphagnum

12st 0lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: J P Broderick

towards rear, mistake 7th, headway 2 out, ridden and chased winner run-in, kept on well towards finish

3/1

2nd

1

14th Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:00 Killarney

Sphagnum

12st 1lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: J P Broderick

in touch with leaders, midfield when not fluent 4th, hit 5th, slight lead when blundered and headed 3 out, soon ridden, 3 lengths down last, kept on strongly run-in, just failed

7/2

5th

7

10th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 194y

15:55 Sligo

Sphagnum

11st 8lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: J P Broderick

midfield, headway and prominent 5th, mistake and lost ground 4 out, pushed along and from 3 out, pulled up 2 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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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

13

15th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

20:30 Kilbeggan

King’s War

11st 1lb

J: Martin Mooney

T: Mrs Ann Mooney

midfield, headway from 3 out, pushed along after 2 out, ridden and kept on well run-in, went third towards finish

25/1

4th

15

5th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 95y

15:20 Kilbeggan

King’s War

11st 2lb

J: Martin Mooney

T: Mrs Ann Mooney

prominent in chasing group, headway 8th, disputed lead 2 out, ridden and outpaced approaching last, kept on but lost third towards finish

16/1

6th

15

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

King’s War

11st 3lb

J: Martin Mooney

T: Mrs Ann Mooney

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

100/1

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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Verdict Starting price

7

30th Jun 2022

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

19:50 Tipperary

Bearwithmenow

11st 7lb

J: Gabi Bourke

T: J P Flavin

midfield, mistake and fell 9th

4/1

1st

14

8th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 110y

15:45 Wexford

Bearwithmenow

10st 7lb

J: Gabi Bourke

T: J P Flavin

always towards rear

33/1

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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Verdict Starting price

8th

8

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Getaway Abbey

11st 7lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Shane Patrick O’Brien

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.

8/1

5th

11

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

16:45 Limerick

Getaway Abbey

11st 7lb

J: Ian Power

T: Shane Patrick O’Brien

3rd

11

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 0y

15:05 Limerick

Getaway Abbey

11st 5lb

J: Ian Power

T: Shane Patrick O’Brien

Tailed off in a trio of maiden hurdles and no improvement for a step up in trip last time; off since September and others preferred; probably wants better ground too.

25/1

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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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

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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14

12th Aug 2022

Good

2m 5f 120y

17:20 Tramore

Double Windsor

10st 11lb

J: J J Slevin

T: David M O’Brien

towards rear, pushed along in rear after 7th, ridden and detached from 9th, pulled up 2 out

22/1

18

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 70y

17:55 Roscommon

Double Windsor

10st 11lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: David M O’Brien

Over a year since the most recent of his four chase wins; out of form in four outings this season; third reserve.

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

13

5th Aug 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

17:50 Wexford

Cottage Artist

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: V T O’Brien

in touch with leaders, prominent after 4th, not fluent 10th, not fluent 12th, pushed along and lost position before omitted 2 out, held but kept on after last

20/1

10th

10

30th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 58y

19:20 Ballinrobe

Cottage Artist

11st 1lb

J: James Duggan

T: V T O’Brien

9yo with very few miles on the clock but is facing an uphill battle on all known form.

40/1

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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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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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

2

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Ask And Answer

11st 13lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Sean Aherne

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

25/1

2

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Ask And Answer

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Sean Aherne

3

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

16:13 Limerick

Ask And Answer

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Sean Aherne

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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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

19

12th Aug 2022

Good

2m 5f 120y

17:20 Tramore

Chief Seattle

11st 8lb

J: Richard Condon

T: John Patrick Ryan

Third reserve; Ballinrobe winner over hurdles in May and two good chase runs since; return to this trip should suit; worth noting if getting in.

4th

12

6th Aug 2022

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:25 Kilbeggan

Chief Seattle

10st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

midfield, pushed along and still plenty to do after last (usual 2 out), ridden and ran on well run-in, nearest finish

15/2

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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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

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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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

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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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10th

8

28th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 111y

14:10 Galway

Our Patron Saint

11st 12lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Sarah Dawson

didn't jump with fluency, in rear throughout, detached from 5 out, tailed off

200/1

19th

16

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Punchestown

Our Patron Saint

11st 3lb

J: E Walsh

T: Sarah Dawson

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

50/1

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

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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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

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

20

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

16:45 Limerick

Rosfoyle

10st 13lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Brian O’Keeffe

7th

16

13th Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Limerick

Rosfoyle

11st 1lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Brian O’Keeffe

Bits and pieces of form to her credit but not enough to suggest she can get involved here.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €712.00
Straight Forecast €439.50
Tricast €6461.00
Trifecta €14944.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Cottage Artist

SPOTLIGHT:

Tyre Kicker

The Irish Sun:

Bearwithmenow

POSTDATA:

Presenting Point