August 01 / 15.30 Cork

15.30 Cork

Good To Yielding

Adare Manor Opportunity Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £7189.08
  • 2m 2f 180y
  • 22 runners
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Adare Manor Opportunity Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 22 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £15.50
  • Place: £4.50

Form: 04-773

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Another who looks worth his mark of 102, he put Wexford flop behind him at Limerick (good); likes to come through horses and if there's a pace collapse he might get involved.
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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

10/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 077-0

Last run: 65 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict
Fair middle-distance sort on Flat in Britain; not sure about mark and flopped latest so reservations but can improve; layers always wary of gambling yard.
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2nd

15

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Viceregent

11st 12lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

in touch with leaders, headway and went third after 3 out, ridden and went second 2 out, made challenge run-in, kept on, always held

10/1

10th

12

28th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 50y

15:43 Punchestown

Viceregent

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: C Byrnes

Fair sort on Flat in Britain 1-18 then; getting better over hurdles but a lot more needed; gambling yard.

14/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 534

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Has ability on Flat; 2m7f looked risky at Killarney and didn't get home but RPRs about 100 in previous hurdling runs a fairer indication of her ability and jumps pretty well now.
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3rd

19

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Female Approach

11st 2lb

J: E Walsh

T: Noel Meade

didn't jump with fluency, prominent in chasing group, not fluent 1st, not fluent 2nd, ridden and outpaced after 3 out, kept on and went third run-in, no match for first two

5/1

4th

2

15th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 180y

15:25 Killarney

Female Approach

11st 2lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Noel Meade

midfield, mistake 7th, in touch with leaders 4 out, ridden before 3 out, soon weakened

7/2

3rd

7

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 188y

16:35 Bellewstown

Female Approach

10st 7lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Noel Meade

in touch with leaders, pushed along briefly 2nd, pushed along 3 out, ridden but outpaced then weakened gradually after 2 out

14/1

Form: 1/8-2 D BF

Last run: 65 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Looked smart prospect in winning pointers' bumper last year for Ian McCarthy by 13l; fairer judged on hurdling form, much better when touched off at Punchestown latest in retained tongue tie; can only do better for this extra 3f.
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4th

2

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Ballybough Native

11st 12lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent, pushed along after 3 out, ridden and went third when not fluent 2 out, no extra approaching last, lost third run-in

6/4

2nd

2

28th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 50y

16:18 Punchestown

Ballybough Native

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Debut a 13l Tipperary bumper win for powerhouse yard; sold for huge money than; off for 14 months until 3s, ran out of gas badly here over 2m4f on hurdling debut (tongue tie; retained); risky but this is weak.

2/1

8th

2

16th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Fairyhouse

Ballybough Native

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Beat Time Marches On by 13l in 2m2f point-to-pointers' bumper at Tipperary last March and was sold for £195,000 shortly after; tongue-tied for rules debut and might improve for the run but very interesting contender.

7/2

Form: 99-0

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
RPRs about 90 in bumpers (good) but showed nothing hurdling at Ballinrobe (100s).
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5th

12

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Tout Savoir

11st 12lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: T J O’Mara

towards rear, headway on outer and in touch with leaders after 4 out, hampered by faller 3 out, not fluent 2 out, no impression approaching last

100/1

8th

11

19th Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 95y

17:00 Ballinrobe

Tout Savoir

11st 4lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: T J O’Mara

always towards rear, tailed off

16/1

Form: 8

Last run: 59 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Modest on Flat; similar story hurdling in June; top yard.
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6th

16

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Benz

11st 9lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, pushed along after 4 out, some headway towards far side 2 out, kept on run-in, never on terms

33/1

5th

11

(5)

30th Jun 2022

Good

1m 6f 89y

20:00 Bellewstown

Benz

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear of midfield, ridden under 2f out, ran on well inside final furlong, nearest finish

28/1

8th

8

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 120y

18:11 Tramore

Benz

10st 13lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders, headway and went third 2 out, good jump to lead last, ridden and went clear run-in, comfortably

50/1

Form: 6P

Last run: 80 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Modest sort; no apparent chance.
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7th

11

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

The Hogan Stand

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

in touch with leaders, pushed along and lost position after 4 out, ridden after 3 out, no impression after 2 out

100/1

6

13th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

The Hogan Stand

11st 4lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Failed to complete in three points and only beat one home in a seven-runner bumper on Rules bow last week.

6th

3

4th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

16:55 Kelso

The Hogan Stand

11st 2lb

J: Alain Cawley

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Form: 459-23

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Quite experienced sort; in as good form as ever with placed efforts coming here and ground-versatile; place chance at best.
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8th

1

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Babylon Beach

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Ms Debbie Hartnett

led, headed after 6th, prominent until ridden and weakened before 2 out

7/1

3rd

1

6th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Listowel

Babylon Beach

11st 12lb

J: Declan Queally

T: Ms Debbie Hartnett

midfield, headway 3 out, pushed along and went modest fourth before 2 out, not fluent 2 out, ridden and went third last, kept on

6/1

2nd

7

15th May 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:30 Killarney

Babylon Beach

11st 4lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Ms Debbie Hartnett

Form: 0

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
20s, nothing at Sligo (yielding).
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9th

17

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

King Gresel

11st 9lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

towards rear of midfield, pushed along and minor headway 3 out, no impression from 2 out

100/1

8th

10

10th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 194y

13:35 Sligo

King Gresel

10st 13lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

midfield, some headway 3 out, pushed along after 2 out, no impression approaching last

50/1

Form: P09

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Smart stayer on the Flat in 2019; not seen again until this year and nothing hurdling in Ireland since.
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10th

3

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Ben Vrackie

11st 12lb

J: Billy Gleeson

T: John F Gleeson

towards rear, not fluent 4th, detached when not fluent 4 out, minor headway approaching last, never dangerous

200/1

9th

1

19th Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 95y

17:00 Ballinrobe

Ben Vrackie

11st 12lb

J: Billy Gleeson

T: John F Gleeson

always towards rear, reminder after 3rd, weakened after 3 out, tailed off

33/1

1

30th Jun 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

18:45 Tipperary

Ben Vrackie

11st 12lb

J: Ned Fox

T: John F Gleeson

towards rear of midfield, pushed along after 4 out, weakening when mistake 3 out, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out

33/1

33/1

Form: 0

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Promise in points but 12s, beaten 60l here on hurdling/stable debut (3m).
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11th

14

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Tuff Days

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael Barry

towards rear, pushed along when not fluent 3 out, minor headway from last, never dangerous

33/1

Form: 854

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
RPR of 106 at Limerick suggests he should not be entirely discounted but surely needs handicaps; ran on good ground in the main.
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12th

7

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Kilmurry Jj

11st 12lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Michael Barry

prominent, led after 6th, headed after 4 out, in touch with leaders but weakening when badly hampered by faller 3 out, soon no extra

33/1

4th

4

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:45 Limerick

Kilmurry Jj

11st 0lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Michael Barry

chased leader, lost second 2nd, lost third and weakened after 3 out

100/1

5th

7

5th Jun 2022

Good

2m 2f 59y

14:10 Kilbeggan

Kilmurry Jj

11st 12lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Michael Barry

prominent, led after 1st, not fluent and headed 4 out, pushed along and weakened from 2 out

40/1

Form: 0

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
50s, struggled at Kilbeggan.
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13th

4

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Castle Darby

11st 12lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: P M Lynch

towards rear of midfield, some headway 4 out, pushed along and no impression before 3 out

200/1

10th

6

15th Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 50y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Castle Darby

11st 4lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: P M Lynch

chased leader, ridden to lead approaching last, kept on well

33/1

Form: 0-08

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Much better at Kilbeggan but 150s then and still well-beaten.
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14th

6

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Kansas Joe

11st 12lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: W J O’Doherty

midfield, pushed along after 4 out, no impression before 3 out

100/1

1st

8

15th Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 50y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Kansas Joe

11st 4lb

J: Mr R W Barron

T: W J O’Doherty

held up in midfield, headway 4th, ridden and no extra approaching last

5/2

15th

8

6th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Listowel

Kansas Joe

11st 12lb

J: Mr R W Barron

T: W J O’Doherty

prominent, mistake 4 out, pushed along after 3 out, ridden home turn, went second 2 out, chased clear leader approaching last, no impression run-in

150/1

Form: P

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
40s, failed to get through Listowel test on debut.
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15th

10

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Sir Daniel

11st 12lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Michael G Kennedy

towards rear of midfield, pushed along before 4 out, no impression before 3 out

100/1

Form: 366-8

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Ran fine race at Galway Festival last year in bumper; disappointing since and especially so on stable/hurdling debut at Tramore; blinkers.
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16th

8

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Le Nouveau

11st 12lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

prominent, dropped to midfield 5 out, mistake 4 out, soon ridden and weakened, tailed off

33/1

8th

8

3rd Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

15:45 Tramore

Le Nouveau

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

never better than mid-division, pushed along after 3 out, no impression before 2 out

8/1

6th

5

23rd Oct 2021

Soft

2m 0f 90y

15:45 Galway

Le Nouveau

11st 9lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Half-brother to The New One was a promising third on debut over C&D in a race that worked out well; 1-1 fav, disappointing sixth at Listowel on second start when 9l behind Noble Birth but could easily bounce back.

11/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Dam was Listed placed in Germany and sire can get good jumpers; yard 0-37.
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17th

13

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Try It On John

11st 12lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: Paul Tobin

towards rear of midfield, pushed along after 5 out, ridden towards rear after 4 out, soon no impression, tailed off

100/1

Form: P32-54

Last run: 68 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Form of Sligo second to Dads Lad (2021) got shock boost with that one's Galway Flat win last week; went back to bumpers this year, not quite at the same level; looks good enough to win one of these; concern local yard not had placed horse yet this season.
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9

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Patricks Hill

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: W J Burke

in touch with leaders, prominent halfway, disputing third when fell heavily 3 out

4/1

4th

9

25th May 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

20:20 Wexford

Patricks Hill

12st 0lb

J: Mr M J M O’Sullivan

T: W J Burke

Standout run came when runner-up in a maiden hurdle at Sligo in October; might have found the shorter trip against him in a bumper last week.

6/1

5th

7

16th May 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

20:30 Killarney

Patricks Hill

12st 0lb

J: Mr M J M O’Sullivan

T: W J Burke

Third on debut in Wexford bumper and subsequently not beaten at all far in two runs over hurdles; last seen when second in 2m4f maiden hurdle at Sligo in October; has to be respected back in bumper company.

7/1

Form: P0

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Huge odds and ran accordingly so far (good).
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18

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Kadys Dirha

11st 5lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Thomas P O’Connor

towards rear, niggled along halfway, became detached from 7th, pulled up before 4 out

100/1

10th

8

15th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 180y

15:25 Killarney

Kadys Dirha

10st 13lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Thomas P O’Connor

always towards rear, reminder after 5th, detached 4 out

100/1

15

4th Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:00 Roscommon

Kadys Dirha

10st 11lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Thomas P O’Connor

always towards rear, not fluent 1st, pushed along 5 out, tailed off when pulled up after 4 out

33/1

Form: 70/

Last run: 475 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
First reserve; no apparent chance.
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10th

6

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:25 Kilbeggan

Keepthepresent

11st 4lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Paul Cashman

reluctant to race, soon detached, some headway before 6th, mistake 2 out, weakened approaching last

33/1

20

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Keepthepresent

11st 12lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Paul Cashman

First reserve; no apparent chance.

OUR TIP

Form: 000/3-

Last run: 105 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Second reserve; mare looks out of her depth in this; ran well in hunter chase here.
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15

5th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 160y

16:45 Wexford

Sofias Castle

10st 11lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Ruaidhri Joseph Tierney

Third reserve; point-to-point winner placed in a hunter-chase; can only be watched here on hurdles bow.

21

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Sofias Castle

11st 5lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Ruaidhri Joseph Tierney

Second reserve; mare looks out of her depth in this; ran well in hunter chase here.

3rd

6

18th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

15:34 Cork

Sofias Castle

11st 11lb

J: Mr E P O’Brien

T: Ruaidhri Joseph Tierney

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Top yard; EUR8,000 3yo; dam French Flat/hurdle/chase winner.
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11th

5

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:25 Kilbeggan

Hand Over Fist

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

always towards rear

10/1

22

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

15:30 Cork

Hand Over Fist

11st 12lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Henry De Bromhead

Top yard; EUR8,000 3yo; dam French Flat/hurdle/chase winner.

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Non-runners

Keepthepresent, Sofias Castle, Hand Over Fist

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €2094.00
Straight Forecast €1027.50
Trifecta €14119.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Ballybough Native

RP Ratings (IRE):

Ballybough Native

POSTDATA:

Ballybough Native

The Irish Sun:

Ballybough Native