August 06 / 17.20 Kilbeggan

17.20 Kilbeggan

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KilbegganRaces.com Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 17 runners
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KilbegganRaces.com Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

11/8 (Won)

  • Win: £1.50
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 1634- D

Last run: 101 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Bumper winner on debut this time last year and even better form in defeat since including when beaten 2l in a Grade 3 bumper last time; may take this drop back in class in her stride on hurdle bow.
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1st

3

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Nikini

11st 5lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

midfield, headway after 2 out, led going easily last, ridden clear run-in, pushed out towards finish

11/8

4th

9

27th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 70y

19:45 Punchestown

Nikini

11st 11lb

J: Miss J Townend

T: W P Mullins

Second of four runners for yard; bolted up in a Ballinrobe bumper last August and ran creditably in Leopardstown Grade 2 after a break; better again when third to Dorans Weir in Fairyhouse Listed last time; has to find improvement.

3rd

6

3rd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:15 Fairyhouse

Nikini

11st 8lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

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7/2

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 83233-

Last run: 315 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Good Flat run on debut for this yard before a lesser effort last month; having his 11th start over hurdles but he's hit the frame in seven of his starts so far including a C&D third; course form counts for plenty and he's one to consider.
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4th

1

8th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 143y

18:25 Ballinrobe

Estepona Sun

11st 12lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

in touch with leaders, pushed along and went fourth after 2 out, kept on run-in, never on terms

13/2

2nd

1

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Estepona Sun

11st 12lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

midfield, pushed along and chased leaders after 2 out, ridden and went clear with winner run-in, no match for winner

7/2

11th

5

(1)

13th Jul 2022

Good

1m 3f 35y

19:40 Killarney

Estepona Sun

9st 10lb

J: Sean Davis

T: C Byrnes

dwelt start, raced freely, towards rear, ridden 2f out, minor headway inside final furlong, never dangerous (jockey said gelding jumped awkwardly from the starting stalls and took a keen hold)

6/1

20/1

  • Place: £9.70

Form: 6-76

Last run: 74 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Showed a bit more promise when sixth of 20 (beaten 19l) in a Punchestown maiden hurdle last time but likely one for handicaps at this point.
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3rd

7

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Harel Du Marais

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

in touch with leaders on inner, pushed along and headway after 2 out, ridden and ran on well run-in, went third inside final 110yds, no match for first two

20/1

18

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Harel Du Marais

11st 4lb

J: E Walsh

T: S R B Crawford

Third reserve; best of two maiden hurdle runs was when beaten 19l at Punchestown in May; could get involved if improving from that.

Form: 474

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Has shown ability in maiden hurdles, beaten roughly 8l when fourth of 15 at Ballinrobe last time; more required.
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4th

13

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Virtual Oscar

11st 4lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

midfield, pushed along and outpaced after 2 out, ridden and ran on well run-in, went fourth towards finish

20/1

11th

12

19th Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 95y

17:00 Ballinrobe

Virtual Oscar

11st 4lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

midfield, headway 3 out, ridden after 2 out, went fourth last, kept on but made no impression

33/1

7th

14

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 188y

17:05 Bellewstown

Virtual Oscar

11st 4lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

chased leaders, not fluent 4th, pushed along before 3 out, ridden but weakened from 2 out

10/1

Form: 884

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Won twice on the Flat in France and has improved with each run over hurdles since switching to this yard; fourth of 14 at Killarney last time and could get involved if he progresses again; back down in trip.
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5th

2

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Qatar Spirit

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Timothy Cleary

led, 4 lengths ahead halfway, pushed along and headed after 2 out, weakening when mistake last, no extra run-in

16/1

4th

4

14th Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:00 Killarney

Qatar Spirit

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Timothy Cleary

prominent, led from 1st, hit 7th, ridden and headed 3 out, weakening when left in fourth last

66/1

2nd

6

4th Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 90y

19:00 Roscommon

Qatar Spirit

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Timothy Cleary

took keen hold, prominent, went second halfway, pushed along and outpaced before 2 out, weakened approaching last

5/2

Form: 73-633

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
Not beaten far when a beaten favourite at Tramore on his penultimate run but didn't build on that when a distant third at Roscommon last time; tongue-tie may help him bounce back but needs to step up on this season's form for win purposes.
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5

11th Aug 2022

Good

1m 7f 45y

17:30 Tramore

Freddie Robdal

11st 5lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent, mistake and unseated rider 1st

7/1

6th

6

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Freddie Robdal

11st 4lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent, pushed along and led narrowly after 2 out, headed last, ridden and weakened final 110yds

4/1

11th

11

4th Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 90y

19:00 Roscommon

Freddie Robdal

11st 4lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

always towards rear, pushed along after 4 out, soon no impression

12/1

Form: 02-22F

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Promise in a trio of second placed finishes at Ballinrobe earlier in the year and was going well before coming down in a novice at that venue last month; that was a bad mistake and a heavy fall but she has claims on her peak form.
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7th

14

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Spick And Span

10st 11lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

prominent, not fluent 4 out, briefly led after 2 out, soon pushed along and headed, weakened run-in

7/2

5

19th Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 95y

18:00 Ballinrobe

Spick And Span

11st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

midfield, not fluent 1st, headway going easily when fell 2 out

7/2

2nd

15

30th May 2022

Good

2m 2f 109y

17:10 Ballinrobe

Spick And Span

10st 11lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

5/2

Form: 950

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Progressed from a bumper when fifth of 10 at Downpatrick on hurdle bow but tailed off at Galway last week and has plenty to find here.
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8th

4

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Applejack Poet

11st 4lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Matthew J Smith

towards rear of midfield, pushed along before 2 out, kept on run-in, never near to challenge

33/1

13th

1

27th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 11y

17:10 Galway

Applejack Poet

11st 12lb

J: B J Cooper

T: Matthew J Smith

always towards rear, no impression before 3 out, tailed off

40/1

5th

4

13th Jul 2022

Good

2m 5f 170y

17:22 Downpatrick

Applejack Poet

11st 4lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Matthew J Smith

in rear, awkward jump 1st, ridden and some headway after 3 out, stayed on

50/1

Form: 33-0

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Placed in a bumper at Catterick in December but tailed off on debut for this yard at Galway last week on his first start in a maiden hurdle; hard to recommend on anything he has done so far.
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9th

5

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Ballymist

11st 4lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Terence O’Brien

towards rear, pushed along 2 out, minor headway run-in, never dangerous

66/1

15th

2

27th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 11y

17:10 Galway

Ballymist

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Terence O’Brien

towards rear of midfield, towards rear halfway, mistake 3 out, soon no extra, tailed off

33/1

14th

1

(1)

14th May 2022

Good

1m 5f 0y

17:00 Navan

Ballymist

10st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: Mrs Caroline McCaldin

Form: 000-F0

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Well-held in bumpers; no progress in maiden hurdles for new yard.
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6th

10

12th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:50 Tramore

Vairue

11st 12lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Ms Helen P Markham

in touch with leaders, ridden before 2 out, soon outpaced and no impression, mistake 2 out

100/1

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

Form: 0-

Last run: 98 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Tailed off in a bumper and shown nothing in three Flat starts since; new headgear combination.
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11th

10

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Saddle In The Rain

11st 4lb

J: Neil Ryan

T: D J Barry

in touch with leaders, pushed along after 2 out, weakened approaching last

100/1

9th

1

(8)

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

16:30 Curragh

Saddle In The Rain

10st 5lb

J: Neil Ryan

T: D J Barry

always towards rear, ridden and detached under 3f out, eased inside final furlong

100/1

9th

6

(3)

7th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 110y

19:45 Limerick

Saddle In The Rain

10st 6lb

J: Neil Ryan

T: D J Barry

dwelt start, in rear throughout, pushed along early, became detached over 5f out, tailed off

33/1

Form: F05

Last run: 64 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Showed nothing in his first two starts; minor progress when a distant fifth at Down Royal last time but still has plenty to find.
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12th

9

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

No Mor Isolation

11st 4lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: S R B Crawford

towards rear of midfield, ridden towards rear 2 out, soon no impression

66/1

5th

11

3rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

17:25 Down Royal

No Mor Isolation

11st 4lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: S R B Crawford

prominent, pressed leader when pushed along after 4 out, ridden and weakened before 3 out, mistake 3 out, dropped to rear when mistake and hampered by faller 2 out

40/1

14th

8

28th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 50y

15:43 Punchestown

No Mor Isolation

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

28s, in rear when falling at Perth.

100/1

Form: 8-

Last run: 147 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Tailed off when 100-1 on debut in March and might need more time.
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13th

11

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Silent Flight

11st 4lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Philip M Byrne

always towards rear, mistake 3 out, soon became detached

200/1

8th

8

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Navan

Silent Flight

11st 12lb

J: Barry Browne

T: Philip M Byrne

Half-brother to All For Joy, a point winner who was second in four bumpers and won over hurdles for Oliver McKiernan, achieving a rating of 131; also a half-brother to this stable's Fairytale Empress, a long-priced handicap hurdle winner off 83 last season.

20/1

Form: P

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Pulled up when 200-1 last week and can't be recommended here.
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14th

8

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Millers Road

11st 4lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Thomas R Hughes

always towards rear, detached from 3 out, tailed off

200/1

11

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 150y

14:00 Galway

Millers Road

11st 12lb

J: Ian Power

T: Thomas R Hughes

always towards rear, slightly hampered 3rd, pulled up after 3 out

200/1

Form: P

Last run: 68 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
First reserve; modest performer on the Flat and pulled up on hurdle bow latest.
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15

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Monsieur Piquer

11st 4lb

J: Alan King

T: Christian Delcros

First reserve; modest performer on the Flat and pulled up on hurdle bow latest.

8

30th May 2022

Good

2m 2f 109y

17:10 Ballinrobe

Monsieur Piquer

11st 4lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Christian Delcros

200/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Second reserve; dam was half-sister to two useful winners including a bumper winner; tongue-tie on for debut; tough ask.
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13th

2

12th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:50 Tramore

Eat My Dust

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P G Fahey

always towards rear, ridden and struggling 4 out, soon beaten

12/1

16

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Eat My Dust

11st 4lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: P G Fahey

Second reserve; dam was half-sister to two useful winners including a bumper winner; tongue-tie on for debut; tough ask.

Form: 38-

Last run: 223 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Third reserve; minor promise in a Roscommon bumper first time out but tailed off at Leopardstown last time; best watched for now.
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7th

1

7th Aug 2022

Good

2m 2f 165y

17:30 Downpatrick

Captain Lightfoot

12st 0lb

J: Ms C Skerry

T: Ciaran Murphy

towards rear, pushed along 4f out, ridden 2f out, some headway final furlong, never on terms

12/1

17

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Captain Lightfoot

11st 4lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: Ciaran Murphy

Third reserve; minor promise in a Roscommon bumper first time out but tailed off at Leopardstown last time; best watched for now.

8th

3

26th Dec 2021

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:30 Leopardstown

Captain Lightfoot

11st 11lb

J: Mr S Cavanagh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Not disgraced when beaten 15.5l by classy The Big Doyen on debut at Roscommon in September; should have improved nicely from that run and could get into the shake-up.

16/1

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Non-runners

Monsieur Piquer, Eat My Dust, Captain Lightfoot

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €89.00
Straight Forecast €66.60
Trifecta €1550.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Nikini

TOPSPEED:

Spick And Span

POSTDATA:

Freddie Robdal

The Irish Sun:

Nikini