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17.15 Limerick

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Jason Nyhan Memorial (C & G) Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6197.48
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Jason Nyhan Memorial (C & G) Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £25.10
  • Place: £10.20

Form: 855-

Last run: 272 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Ran well when fifth in a 17-runner Listowel bumper last September; lacks hurdling experience and the benefit of a recent run; place chance if taking to hurdling adequately.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

7

4th Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 195y

17:30 Sligo

Gekkota

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: T J O’Mara

towards rear, pushed along after 3 out, some headway 2 out, kept on run-in, never on terms

8/1

1st

6

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Gekkota

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: T J O’Mara

towards rear of midfield, headway final circuit, chased leaders 3 out, pushed along to lead before 2 out, went clear approaching last, good jump last, ridden and kept on strongly final 110yds

8/1

5th

4

22nd Oct 2021

Yielding

2m 2f 0y

15:35 Sligo

Gekkota

12st 2lb

J: Mr N J O’Mara

T: T J O’Mara

Listowel sixth was a big improvement on debut run and that form is working out well; may not have to improve too much more to have a say here.

7/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 4-7P

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
First of two bumper runs was satisfactory; pulled-up on hurdling debut at Kilbeggan; in good hands but hard to fancy at this stage.
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2nd

10

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Itso Vango

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

chased leaders, pushed along after 3 out, bit short of room then switched left before 2 out, not fluent 2 out, ridden and went second run-in, no match for winner

10/1

6

5th Jun 2022

Good

2m 2f 59y

14:10 Kilbeggan

Itso Vango

11st 12lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

midfield, pushed along and towards rear 4 out, soon no impression, pulled up 3 out (jockey said gelding stopped quickly)

12/1

7th

7

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 1f 26y

20:30 Ballinrobe

Itso Vango

12st 0lb

J: Miss E A Lalor

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

11/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 04-77

Last run: 57 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Managed a good run when a long-priced fourth at Kilbeggan last summer; needs to show a return to that sort of form after two moderate displays this season.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

5

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Dorans Boy

11st 12lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

raced freely, prominent, led after 4 out, pushed along before 2 out, ridden and faced challenge run-in, kept on well towards finish

4/1

3rd

5

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Dorans Boy

11st 12lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

towards rear, not fluent 7th, soon dropped to last, headway on outer from 4 out, ridden and ran on after 3 out, went second before 2 out, no extra and lost second run-in

11/2

7th

1

25th May 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Wexford

Dorans Boy

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Good run in a Kilbeggan maiden hurdle a year ago; returned after 11 months off to that venue last week when probably needing the run; should be a lot sharper here and a very good opportunity has been found to go close.

9/4

Form: 0750

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict
Took a backward step when let down by jumping at Wexford, dropping right away to finish last of 11 in a contest in which Bells Life finished fifth; good chance on the strength of previous fifth at Down Royal and Punchestown seventh; cheekpieces on now; stable in form.
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9th

3

7th Aug 2022

Good

2m 5f 165y

16:30 Downpatrick

Ask Philip

11st 4lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

didn't jump well, midfield, awkward jump 2nd, jumped left 3rd, dropped to rear 5th, detached from 4 out, tailed off

9/2

4th

3

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Ask Philip

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear, not fluent 2nd, pushed along and headway from 3 out, ridden and kept on from 2 out, mistake last, soon went fourth, stayed on

9/4

11th

1

1st Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 150y

17:15 Wexford

Ask Philip

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

didn't jump well, in touch with leaders, not fluent and lost ground 4th, mistake and dropped to rear 5th, slow jump and became detached 8th, soon pushed along, no impression from 4 out

5/1

Form: 0-97

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Never closer than seventh in three bumper starts; chance is not obvious on hurdling debut, though may be capable of improvement.
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5th

8

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Hidalgo Des Mottes

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

midfield, not fluent 5th, headway after 5 out, pushed along after 3 out, soon chased leaders, no extra after 2 out

16/1

7th

6

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 188y

20:10 Bellewstown

Hidalgo Des Mottes

11st 7lb

J: Miss A B O’Connor

T: Eoin Griffin

towards rear, some headway from over 5f out, ridden but no extra from under 3f out

33/1

9th

3

15th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

20:30 Wexford

Hidalgo Des Mottes

12st 0lb

J: Mr M J M O’Sullivan

T: Eoin Griffin

held up in behind leaders, pressed leaders when pushed along on outer under 3f out, outpaced 2f out, soon ridden and weakened

66/1

Form: 0/P8

Last run: 48 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
One Flat run for Johnny Murtagh; not given a particularly hard race at Down Royal on his second start over hurdles; improvement not out of the question.
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Verdict Starting price

6th

9

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Ithaka

11st 12lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Ronan M P McNally

held up in rear, headway from 4 out, chased leaders when short of room on inner before 2 out, ridden briefly when in the clear after 2 out, not fluent last, no extra run-in (the Stewards enquired into the running and riding; jockey said that trainer gave no riding instructions leaving it up to him how to ride the horse; he added that he planned to jumped out at the rear of the field to get him settled and then ride a race from there; he added the race went as planned and he put him into the race going across the top bend and he stayed on from there; trainer confirmed that he left it to jockey on how to ride the horse stating that he was happy with the ride and delighted with the run from the horse; vet said horse was post race normal with the exception of a small superficial cut on its left fore cannon; having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that trainer and jockey were in breach of Rule 212A(ii)(timely, real and substantial effort) and having considered their records, they fined Ronan M.P. McNally 2,000 euros and suspended the horse from running for 42 days; furthermore they suspended K.C. Sexton for 10 racedays and ordered that he forfeit his riding fee)

10/1

8th

10

3rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

17:25 Down Royal

Ithaka

11st 4lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Ronan M P McNally

towards rear, mistake 4th, pushed along when headway before 3 out, keeping on when not fluent 3 out, soon ridden and outpaced, kept on towards far side after last, never on terms

100/1

3

13th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:35 Kilbeggan

Ithaka

11st 6lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Ronan M P McNally

Down the field in Punchestown bumper last season for John Murtagh; gambling yard 13-79 with hurdlers last five seasons.

50/1

Form: P/0-59

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
Tailed off over 3m at Wexford last time; better judged on his fifth over this trip at Killarney and could be in the mix here on his first run for this stable.
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Verdict Starting price

2

4th Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 195y

18:00 Sligo

Glendaars Star

11st 13lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Ian O’Connor

prominent in chasing group, lost position and dropped to midfield after 3rd, not fluent 5th, bumped 3 out, dropped to rear and well behind when blundered 2 out, tailed off when pulled up last

33/1

7th

7

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Glendaars Star

11st 12lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Ian O’Connor

chased leaders, not fluent 2nd, led 3 out, pushed along and headed before 2 out, soon weakened gradually

6/1

9th

3

1st Jul 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:15 Wexford

Glendaars Star

11st 4lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: James Andrew Fahey

prominent, led before 6th, headed before 4 out, pushed along and weakened quickly from 3 out, tailed off

16/1

Form: 09-P07

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Would get plenty of weight from several of these rivals in a handicap; makes no appeal in the circumstances; tongue-tie now as well as cheekpieces worn before.
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8th

13

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:55 Kilbeggan

Mr Brogue

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S Braddish

never better than mid-division, pushed along and no impression after 2 out

7/1

8th

11

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Mr Brogue

11st 12lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: S Braddish

took keen hold, close up, led just after 1st, not fluent when joined 5th, headed 3 out, ridden and weakened before 2 out

25/1

Form: 044P-5

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Some promise in maidens last winter, including when fourth over 2m3f on heavy ground at this venue; had a below-par Ask Philip behind when fifth at Wexford last time; would get 8lb from that rival in a handicap, but holds an obvious chance in a weak race.
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Verdict Starting price

9th

1

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 198y

19:00 Roscommon

Bells Life

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: E J O’Grady

disputed lead, prominent from 3rd, ridden and lost ground quickly before 3 out, soon got behind and struggling

10/1

9th

4

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Bells Life

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: E J O’Grady

chased leaders, pushed along before 2 out, soon outpaced, not fluent 2 out (vet said gelding was lame on his left hind leg having been struck into on his left hind hock)

9/4

5th

2

1st Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 150y

17:15 Wexford

Bells Life

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: E J O’Grady

led, clear 3rd, much reduced lead 6th, pushed along and faced challenge after 3 out, headed and weakened before 2 out

20/1

Form: 000-F

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Modest bumper form; out of contention when falling at the last in a recent maiden hurdle at Roscommon.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

12

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Vairue

11st 4lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Ms Helen P Markham

prominent, went second halfway, pushed along and lost position after 2 out, soon weakened

100/1

10th

14

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Vairue

11st 12lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Ms Helen P Markham

midfield, mistake 4th, mistake 5th, towards rear when not fluent 4 out, mistake 3 out, soon beaten, tailed off

66/1

7

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:00 Roscommon

Vairue

11st 4lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Ms Helen P Markham

always towards rear, ridden 4 out, well behind when fell last

100/1

Form: PP0

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Pulled-up on first two starts; beat only three stragglers when a 200-1 chance in a 19-runner Cork maiden just under a fortnight ago.
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No / Draw
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Verdict Starting price

11th

2

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Areyougoinforone

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ray Hackett

took keen hold, led, steadied 1st, soon headed and chased leaders, dropped to midfield 5 out, weakened from 3 out, tailed off

66/1

2

5th Jun 2022

Good

2m 2f 59y

14:10 Kilbeggan

Areyougoinforone

11st 12lb

J: Lorcan Kavanagh

T: Ray Hackett

always towards rear, pushed along and 4 out, mistake 2 out, pulled up approaching last

100/1

2

31st May 2022

Good

2m 6f 12y

17:05 Ballinrobe

Areyougoinforone

11st 4lb

J: Tommy Brett

T: Ray Hackett

unruly at the post, in rear, wandered on approach and not fluent when detached 1st, tailed off when pulled up before 5th

33/1

Form: 0-00

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Has been struggling in bumpers; may suffer a similar fate now on hurdling debut.
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12th

13

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Stonehall

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Richard Anthony Foley

towards rear of midfield, not fluent 3 out, soon weakened quickly, tailed off

33/1

10th

10

6th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:30 Listowel

Stonehall

11st 7lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: Richard Anthony Foley

midfield, pushed along towards rear 4f out, headway 3f out, kept on and went remote fourth towards finish, never on terms

50/1

10th

11

16th May 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

20:30 Killarney

Stonehall

12st 0lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: Richard Anthony Foley

Brother to smart jumper Thedevilscoachman was far too keen when tailed off behind last season's best bumper horse Facile Vega at Leopardstown over Christmas; best watched for now.

66/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0P80P-

Last run: 204 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Not seen since pulled-up at this venue last December; nothing to suggest winning potential; blinkers will need to have a transforming impact.
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Verdict Starting price

1

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Aoibheann Na Ngall

11st 12lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: E Sheehy

midfield, jumped left 4 out, slow jump 3 out, soon weakened quickly, pulled up before 2 out

50/1

1

29th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Aoibheann Na Ngall

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

150s or bigger last thrice, struggling.

50/1

2

24th Oct 2021

Heavy

2m 4f 150y

12:25 Wexford

Aoibheann Na Ngall

11st 4lb

J: B J Cooper

T: E Sheehy

Poor form in bumpers; tailed off on hurdling debut at Ballinrobe in August; no appeal.

100/1

Form: 6P9-

Last run: 205 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Struggled in a bumper here last Christmas; first of two hurdles runs was satisfactory but hard to be confident about his prospects.
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Verdict Starting price

12

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Raymondstown

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Augustine Leahy

chased leaders, disputed lead 5th, mistake 7th, weakened from 4 out, pulled up after 3 out

33/1

9th

10

28th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 2f 0y

15:40 Limerick

Raymondstown

12st 2lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: Augustine Leahy

Well beaten in sixth on debut and pulled up in a maiden hurdle at Cork last month; best watched for now.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta €4333.00
Straight Forecast €2401.10
Trifecta €9805.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Bells Life

POSTDATA:

Ask Philip

RP Ratings (IRE):

Bells Life

The Irish Sun:

Bells Life