July 30 / 14.30 Galway

14.30 Galway

Good

BoyleSports Handicap Hurdle (Grade B)

  • Prize money: £54537.82
  • 2m 6f 168y
  • 23 runners
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BoyleSports Handicap Hurdle (Grade B)

Runners: 23 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £11.60
  • Place: £2.50

Form: 0/112- C

Last run: 300 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 128

Form & Verdict
Won a 2m handicap hurdle at this meeting last year; campaigned mostly on the Flat since, including when fifth in the 1m4f maiden here on Wednesday; has to prove that he stays this trip but looks likely to get involved if he can.
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Verdict Starting price

1st

18

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Hallowed Star

10st 11lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: John Joseph Hanlon

prominent, led 4th, clear when mistake 2 out, niggled along and went further clear approaching last, kept on strongly run-in, unchallenged

7/1

5th

4

(16)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Hallowed Star

11st 12lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: John Joseph Hanlon

towards rear, headway over 5f out, joined leaders over 2f out, ridden and outpaced over 1f out, rallied and jockey dropped rein inside final furlong, kept on, eyecatcher

100/30

2nd

3

(4)

23rd May 2022

Yielding

1m 2f 13y

18:00 Roscommon

Hallowed Star

10st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John Joseph Hanlon

7/2

20/1

  • Place: £5.20

Form: 4832-1 D

Last run: 75 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 137

Form & Verdict
Has progressed this year, winning a 2m6f handicap hurdle at Killarney in May and running well in a 1m6f Flat maiden at the same venue; more needed to win this but going the right way.
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2nd

5

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Happy Jacky

11st 6lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Ray Hackett

prominent, soon dropped to midfield, hampered after 3 out, chased leaders 2 out, ridden approaching last, stayed on and went second run-in

20/1

1st

5

(7)

12th Jul 2022

Good

1m 6f 20y

20:30 Killarney

Happy Jacky

11st 12lb

J: Mr R W Barron

T: Ray Hackett

in rear throughout, ridden and no impression 2f out, eased final 110yds

3/1

1st

4

16th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 50y

18:30 Killarney

Happy Jacky

11st 5lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Ray Hackett

Big run on return from an absence at Cork last month when second of 14; entitled to come on for that and while his very best form has come on testing ground, he tends to run well at this venue.

33/1

  • Place: £7.50

Form: 5527P-

Last run: 136 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 129

Form & Verdict
Dual winner over hurdles and creditable efforts in some competitive handicap hurdles at up to 3m; not seen out since pulling up on soft ground in the Coral Cup in March; others preferred.
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

15

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Mars Harper

10st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear, headway 3 out, chased winner 2 out, ridden and no extra run-in

33/1

26

16th Mar 2022

Good

2m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:50 Cheltenham

Mars Harper

10st 9lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Reliable sort who was on the go from last May until a slightly disappointing show in January; has shown up well over 3m but it may well be that this sort of trip will suit him best; needs to resume improvement.

20/1

7th

9

22nd Jan 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Navan

Mars Harper

10st 10lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Has seldom run a bad race and may still be improving to judge from Leopardstown second; 3lb higher now (and had the benefit of a valuable 7lb claim last time), but still makes more appeal than most.

5/1

12/1

  • Place: £4.20

Form: 153-32

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict
Five-time winner, most recently in a Thurles novice hurdle in February; consistent since including over fences; ran a cracker in a Graded handicap hurdle over 3m at Leopardstown in February and this sort of trip might just be his best; could go close.
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4th

12

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

The Little Yank

10st 13lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: John Patrick Ryan

towards rear, headway 2 out, ridden and went fourth run-in

12/1

2nd

3

15th Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

17:10 Killarney

The Little Yank

11st 2lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: John Patrick Ryan

chased leader, not fluent 5th, not fluent 3 out, soon ridden, no chance with winner from 2 out, went second run-in

5/4

5th

6

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 188y

17:35 Bellewstown

The Little Yank

11st 7lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: John Patrick Ryan

chased leaders, going okay after 3 out, made challenge when not fluent 2 out, soon ridden but outpaced, kept on run-in

7/1

Form: F/222- BF

Last run: 94 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 140

Form & Verdict
Winner over fences for Joseph O'Brien; runner-up in all three hurdle outings for Nicky Henderson and now with Gordon Elliott after the owner moved all his horses to Ireland; should be thereabouts.
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5th

2

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Fils D’oudairies

11st 9lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, headway 9th, chased winner 2 out, weakened approaching last

7/1

2nd

4

27th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 180y

16:45 Punchestown

Fils D’oudairies

11st 10lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

2nd

4

8th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 1

13:45 Aintree

Fils D’oudairies

11st 4lb

J: James Bowen

T: Nicky Henderson

Raced mostly on soft or slower; hurdle winner in France; promising novice chaser for Joseph O'Brien but Irish career ended badly; no match for winner on yard debut at Ascot in January (2m3f, soft) but is one to be interested in with trainer having won three of the last eight runnings.

Form: 25304-

Last run: 105 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 131

Form & Verdict
Clonmel maiden hurdle winner and decent novice form after that, close third in a Limerick conditions contest and last time when fourth in a 3m novice handicap hurdle at Fairyhouse at Easter; stays well and might well come into it.
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6th

11

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Perfect Attitude

11st 0lb

J: Davy Russell

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders, weakened from 2 out

14/1

4th

3

16th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 110y

16:15 Fairyhouse

Perfect Attitude

11st 9lb

J: Davy Russell

T: Gordon Elliott

16/1

13th

19

18th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 4f 56y

Class 2

17:30 Cheltenham

Perfect Attitude

11st 1lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Gordon Elliott

Seemed a non-stayer over 3m on penultimate outing; respectable form at 2m/2m4f otherwise this season, most recently third at Limerick (heavy) in December; needs to find improvement but being fresh may suit (sole win came after a layoff); one of six runners for this stable.

25/1

Form: 0-3191

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 10lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 127

Form & Verdict
In good form this summer, winning handicap hurdles over 2m4f at Listowel and Killarney; more needed here but could well have more to offer.
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7th

20

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Molly Wedger

10st 10lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Dermot P O’Brien

towards rear, headway on outer 3 out, weakened 2 out

14/1

4th

8

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 188y

17:35 Bellewstown

Molly Wedger

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Dermot P O’Brien

in rear, not fluent 1st, ridden before 3 out, soon no impression

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 5457-P C BF

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 124

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; novice chase winner here last year; reverts back to hurdles but could be in better form.
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8th

23

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Global Equity

10st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

towards rear of midfield, hampered 3 out, soon ridden and minor headway, weakened 2 out

4

1st Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

19:45 Wexford

Global Equity

11st 3lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

towards rear of midfield, not fluent 2nd, towards rear halfway, pulled up before 2 out

8/1

7th

4

27th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 4f 90y

14:30 Naas

Global Equity

10st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Won at Galway in October; quiet enough since but her tasks have been tough; not crying out to be backed off this rating.

10/1

Form: 062-2P C BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 139

Form & Verdict
Won twice at this meeting in 2019 off a much lower mark; close second off 137 in a 3m handicap hurdle at Aintree in the spring before chasing home Rock Road in the Mayo National; found to be lame after pulling up in the Midlands National at Kilbeggan last time; likely to be a big player here if back to his best.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

3

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Ilikedwayurthinkin

11st 8lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear of midfield, headway when hampered 3 out, weakened 2 out

8/1

11

8th Jul 2022

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:50 Kilbeggan

Ilikedwayurthinkin

10st 9lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

in rear, mistake 7th, soon struggling, pulled up after 8th (vet said gelding was found to be lame on his left fore post-race)

9/2

2nd

6

31st May 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

18:35 Ballinrobe

Ilikedwayurthinkin

11st 2lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

mistake 1st, soon midfield, headway 5 out, pressed leaders when bit short of room and pushed along after 3 out, not fluent 2 out, soon ridden, keeping on when switched right approaching last, went second but no chance with winner final strides

13/2

33/1

Form: 0/980/ C

Last run: 455 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 134

Form & Verdict
Second in the amateur Flat handicap here last year; mid-division in this race two years ago; well beaten in the amateur handicap on Monday and others look much more likely.
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10th

8

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Foveros

11st 3lb

J: Jack Foley

T: W P Mullins

always towards rear, lost touch 2 out

33/1

16th

16

(8)

25th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 179y

18:40 Galway

Foveros

11st 2lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: W P Mullins

held up in behind leaders, close up going okay 5f out, pushed along and weakening when bit short of room under 3f out

16/1

6th

10

(8)

24th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

20:28 Curragh

Foveros

9st 6lb

J: W J Lee

T: W P Mullins

towards rear, pushed along over 4f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, not pace to challenge

25/1

Form: 903P4- C BF

Last run: 93 days

W: 10st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict
Reverts back to hurdles after some creditable efforts in staying handicap chases last season; no win for over three years and that looks unlikely to change here.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

13

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Tout Est Permis

10st 13lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Noel Meade

in touch with leaders, hampered and lost position 3 out, soon weakened

25/1

19

30th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 1f 0y

14:35 Punchestown

Tout Est Permis

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Noel Meade

On a losing run; beaten favourite when third here in February and made errors at Cheltenham; would be involved if he could find his best recent chase form over regulation fences but that's not guaranteed.

7/1

4th

15

28th Apr 2022

Good

4m 2f 0y

16:50 Punchestown

Tout Est Permis

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Noel Meade

Former Grade 2 winner and 2018 Troytown Chase winner; on a long losing run now and was 8l behind Shady Operator when third here in February; did not look at home over the varied obstacles then and it was much the same story when he was pulled-up at Cheltenham.

7/2

Form: 1270-6

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 133

Form & Verdict
Second in the prestigious Morebattle Hurdle at Kelso in March; well held in good handicap company since and on his chase debut at Perth last month; others preferred.
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12th

9

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Saint D’oroux

11st 2lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

always towards rear, lost touch from 3 out

50/1

6th

1

30th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 20y

Class 3

14:40 Perth

Saint D’oroux

11st 10lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: S R B Crawford

towards rear, ridden and outpaced after 3 out, soon struggling, well held after 2 out

8/1

16th

12

30th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 30y

17:30 Punchestown

Saint D’oroux

11st 3lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: S R B Crawford

Better than ever in two races at Kelso on joining this stable, winning over 2m5f then second in the Morebattle back over 2m; didn't appear to stay 3m at Aintree latest so will appreciate return to this intermediate trip.

20/1

Form: 512-1P

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 136

Form & Verdict
Looked progressive prior to flopping in the Grimes Hurdle; capable at his best and if he handles this considerable step up in trip.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Celestial Horizon

11st 0lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

prominent, not fluent 2nd, hampered and lost position 3 out, soon got behind, pulled up before 2 out

16/1

18

28th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 11y

17:05 Galway

Celestial Horizon

11st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

slowly into stride, in rear, reminders after 1st, not fluent 2nd, hampered 4 out, detached from 3 out, pulled up 2 out, never going well

14/1

22

(18)

25th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 179y

18:40 Galway

Celestial Horizon

10st 13lb

J: Miss J Townend

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Reserve; looked progressive prior to flopping in the Grimes Hurdle; proved he stayed well when sixth in the Irish Cesarewitch last year and won't be just adding to the numbers if he makes it off the subs' bench.

Form: /3492- BF

Last run: 133 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 134

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced bumper and hurdles winner; hard to assess in the context of this race but a good second in a valuable Uttoxeter contest latest and respected.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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7

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Boothill

11st 3lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Harry Fry

towards rear, hampered 3 out, soon lost touch, pulled up before 2 out

16/1

2nd

8

19th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 2

15:00 Uttoxeter

Boothill

11st 2lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Harry Fry

Bumper/novice winner; well backed but pulled hard when third in a strong Ascot handicap hurdle (1m7f, soft) on his reappearance and chase campaign was then soon aborted after a defeat at Exeter; didn't run badly back hurdling in the Betfair at Newbury (first-time tongue-tie) when the lack of pace was no help; unlikely that we've seen the best of him.

9/2

9th

7

12th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 1

15:35 Newbury

Boothill

11st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Harry Fry

Disappointing favourite over fences (2m3f) last time out but remains lightly raced and nowhere near fully exposed; now goes in tongue-tie and drops back in trip; has shown major promise in two attempts over hurdles, scoring impressively at Taunton then good third to Soaring Glory in Ascot handicap; interesting back in this sphere.

7/1

Form: 2F25-1

Last run: 72 days

W: 10st 12lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 129

Form & Verdict
Two solid efforts in competitive handicap hurdles in the spring; took advantage of a simple task at Tipperary in May; should stay this trip and looks to have leading claims as the champion jockey's choice.
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14

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

La Prima Donna

10st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

midfield, hampered and brought down 3 out

6/1

1st

11

19th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 90y

18:25 Tipperary

La Prima Donna

10st 13lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

4/6

6

16th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 50y

18:00 Killarney

La Prima Donna

10st 13lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Form: 3P6-U4 C

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 137

Form & Verdict
Six-time winner; won a beginners chase at this meeting last year but a better hurdler given his novice form when placed in Grade 1s at Cheltenham and Aintree; not disgraced in the Summer Cup at Uttoxeter last time but certainly of interest back over flights.
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2nd

6

6th Aug 2022

Good

3m 1f 0y

18:55 Kilbeggan

Streets Of Doyen

11st 0lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: John C McConnell

in touch with leaders, headway and went third before 4 out, went second after 3 out, pushed along approaching last, soon ridden, no chance with winner final 110yds

3/1

7

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:08 Cork

Streets Of Doyen

11st 0lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: John C McConnell

Smart hurdler (C&D winner) and won on his chasing debut at Galway last July; hasn't really built on that although fair fourth in valuable Uttoxeter handicap on latest; looks up against it.

14/1

6

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Streets Of Doyen

11st 6lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: John C McConnell

Six-time winner; won a beginners chase at this meeting last year but a better hurdler given his novice form when placed in Grade 1s at Cheltenham and Aintree; not disgraced in the Summer Cup at Uttoxeter last time but certainly of interest back over flights.

14/1

Form: 141-21

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 128

Form & Verdict
Returned to action when a surprise 40-1 winner of the Red Mills final at the Punchestown festival; kept his eye in by winning a three-runner novice at Roscommon last month; shapes like one that should be well able to handle this trip and could well go close.
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16

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Ambitious Fellow

10st 11lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

towards rear of midfield, headway when hampered and brought down 3 out

8/1

1st

2

14th Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 125y

19:30 Roscommon

Ambitious Fellow

11st 6lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Peter Fahey

tracked leaders, jumped slightly left 6th, close up when hung left after 9th, pushed along after 4 out, made challenge on inner before 3 out, led and ridden before 2 out, went clear approaching last, pushed out

9/4

2nd

5

14th May 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 0y

14:30 Wexford

Ambitious Fellow

11st 5lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Peter Fahey

Fine effort to land lucrative Red Mills Irish EBF auction series final at Punchestown festival on just second start over hurdles, defying 167-day layoff (ran to RPR 126); drop from 2m4f to 2m1f at track like this unsure to be in his favour but remains open to improvement as unexposed type.

5/1

Form: 1141-3 D

Last run: 60 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 128

Form & Verdict
Won twice last autumn and a game winner of a very competitive novice handicap at Fairyhouse at Easter; ran to a similar level in a 3m1f handicap hurdle at Ballinrobe subsequently; each-way claims.
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Verdict Starting price

17

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Digby

10st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

led, headed 4th, close up when fell 3 out

10/1

3rd

9

31st May 2022

Good

3m 1f 0y

17:35 Ballinrobe

Digby

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

prominent, not fluent 5th, mistake 2 out, soon ridden and kept on, ran on but no extra run-in

9/2

1st

6

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 55y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Digby

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Won a Sligo maiden over an extended 2m4f and proved that he stays well when winning over 2m7f at Killarney. may have needed Navan run last month after a break.

14/1

Form: 113/4-

Last run: 213 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 137

Form & Verdict
Won a bumper and her first two starts over flights in 2020; off the track for a year before a creditable run in a Grade 3 mares contest at Leopardstown in December; returning after a further seven months off the track and best watched in such a competitive race.
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4

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Finest Evermore

11st 6lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

took keen hold, midfield, headway and prominent 5th, every chance when blundered 3 out, not recover, pulled up before 2 out

20/1

4th

4

29th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:10 Leopardstown

Finest Evermore

11st 4lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

Easily won first two starts over hurdles last year, both of them over this trip on soft ground; not seen since finishing third to subsequent Grade 1 winner Skyace in a Listed event at Punchestown over a year ago.

10/1

Form: 2229-2

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 127

Form & Verdict
Won a Down Royal maiden hurdle last year and narrowly beaten in a 3m handicap hurdle at this meeting; warmed up for this by finishing second in a Limerick beginners chase last week and could go well.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

19

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Blackstair Rocco

10st 10lb

J: Conor Clarke

T: Emmet Mullins

towards rear, hampered 3 out, soon got well behind and pulled up

16/1

2nd

3

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

17:45 Limerick

Blackstair Rocco

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Emmet Mullins

pressed leader, jumped left 2nd, pushed along and made challenge after 3 out, lost second before 2 out, left in second and slightly hampered 2 out, soon no chance with winner, not fluent last

9/2

9th

10

9th Oct 2021

Good

2m 3f 100y

Class 1

14:30 Chepstow

Blackstair Rocco

11st 4lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Emmet Mullins

Down the field when 80-1 for handicap debut in April but won by 16l when odds-on for next start, at Down Royal (2m4f, good) in June; runner-up in two subsequent big-field handicaps (2m4f/3m) and also ran well on last month's chasing debut; no surprise if he's right in the thick of things again.

15/2

Form: 0P7F-8 C

Last run: 63 days

W: 10st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 126

Form & Verdict
First reserve; big handicap hurdle winner at Fairyhouse last year but hard to recommend at present.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

21

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Hearts Are Trumps

10st 9lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Desmond McDonogh

First reserve; big handicap hurdle winner at Fairyhouse last year but hard to recommend at present.

12th

3

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 11y

17:00 Galway

Hearts Are Trumps

11st 5lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Desmond McDonogh

midfield, in touch with leaders when pushed along before 2 out, soon outpaced and weakened, ridden and no impression after 2 out

10/1

23

28th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 11y

17:05 Galway

Hearts Are Trumps

10st 8lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Desmond McDonogh

Form: 70-121 D

Last run: 60 days

W: 10st 8lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 125

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; in peak form at the moment, beat Galway Plate winner Hewick last time; claims if getting a run.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

22

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Metersandmasks

10st 8lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C Byrnes

Second reserve; in peak form at the moment, beat Galway Plate winner Hewick last time; claims if getting a run.

1st

12

31st May 2022

Good

3m 1f 0y

17:35 Ballinrobe

Metersandmasks

10st 11lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: C Byrnes

towards rear, headway final circuit, pushed along after 2 out, soon went second on inner, ridden and kept on strongly run-in, led post

6/1

2nd

11

16th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 50y

18:30 Killarney

Metersandmasks

10st 6lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: C Byrnes

Form: 5314-1

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 143

Form & Verdict
Eight career wins include a Flat premier handicap here; solid in conditions hurdle races but yet to tackle a trip like this; no impression in the amateur handicap here on Monday.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Whiskey Sour

11st 12lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: W P Mullins

towards rear, hampered and unseated rider 3 out

12/1

8th

4

(10)

25th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 179y

18:40 Galway

Whiskey Sour

11st 11lb

J: Mr A McMahon

T: W P Mullins

raced wide, held up in rear, headway 3f out, midfield when ridden from 2f out, kept on

20/1

1st

4

8th Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:35 Cork

Whiskey Sour

11st 6lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

held up in behind leaders, pushed along 3 out, made strong challenge when not fluent 2 out, ridden to lead approaching last, soon edged left and bumped rival, kept on strongly run-in

8/11

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Payout
Exacta €3896.00
Straight Forecast €1302.80
Tricast €40966.30
Trifecta €0.00

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