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Cummins Homevalue Hardware Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5701.68
  • 2m 0f 143y
  • 16 runners
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Cummins Homevalue Hardware Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £32.60
  • Place: £5.30

Form: 716-UF D

Last run: 14 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Flat and hurdles winner in second half of last year; little sign of best form this year, though not far off the leaders when falling two out in Galway event in which Listentillitellyea was second; good run not out of the question.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14th

14

(10)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Wojood

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

C&D winner but the losing run is mounting up and no signs of a revival at this venue of late; plenty to prove.

33/1

7/1

  • Place: £3.60

Form: 766-22 D

Last run: 70 days

W: 11st 4lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Took a long time to win a race, but scored twice during a good spell of form last October/November; in good shape again when finishing second in two races at this venue in May; each-way chance.

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19

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 46y

18:48 Roscommon

Peace Party

11st 11lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Desmond McDonogh

Reserve; 2-35 over hurdles, the wins a long time ago now; didn't run badly last time but an 11yo now and others appeal more.

9th

10

30th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 40y

19:00 Ballinrobe

Peace Party

11st 0lb

J: E Walsh

T: Desmond McDonogh

Tailed off throughout after starting very sluggishly here four weeks ago; hasn't won for a long time now.

25/1

10

2nd May 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 139y

17:48 Ballinrobe

Peace Party

11st 7lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Desmond McDonogh

Hasn't won in a long time but three times runner-up at this track last summer including in this event; back from a break and has to be respected given his record around here.

8/1

10/1

  • Place: £4.20

Form: F57-86 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner for Pat Martin in 2019; needs to improve judging by last month's sixth at this venue; previously finished in mid-division in Tipperary contest won by Delightfantastic.

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3rd

7

8th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 143y

18:55 Ballinrobe

Double Talkin Jive

11st 8lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

prominent, headway going easily and went second after 2 out, led approaching last, soon ridden, kept on but headed towards finish, lost second post

10/1

6th

5

19th Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 95y

17:30 Ballinrobe

Double Talkin Jive

11st 8lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

prominent on inner, pushed along after 2 out, outpaced and lost position approaching last, ridden and briefly went third run-in, weakened towards finish

11/2

8th

5

30th Jun 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

17:35 Tipperary

Double Talkin Jive

11st 9lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

keen to post, didn't jump with fluency, soon towards rear of midfield on inner, mistake 1st, some headway when short of room and switched right when pushed along after 3 out, no extra after 2 out

11/4

OUR TIP

Form: 8P-315 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Went up 12lb for wide-margin Tipperary defeat of Listentillitellyouyea; fair fifth at Galway off her revised rating, bit now has a little bit to find with Listentillitellyea on that running.

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14th

1

11th Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 60y

14:20 Punchestown

Delightfantastic

12st 0lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

prominent early, midfield when hampered by faller 2 out, soon pushed along and weakened quickly (jockey said mare was hampered by the faller)

7/1

4th

3

8th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 143y

18:55 Ballinrobe

Delightfantastic

11st 13lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: John J Walsh

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders after 3 out, pushed along after 2 out, ridden and ran on well run-in, not reach leaders, forced dead-heat 4th

13/2

5th

6

25th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 130y

17:40 Galway

Delightfantastic

11st 13lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: John J Walsh

midfield and in touch with leaders, headway before 2 out, ridden and went third approaching last, no impression and lost two places run-in

6/1

Form: 996-33

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Won over 1m in France two years ago; comes into the reckoning on the strength of third placings at Kilbeggan and Roscommon; has an edge over subsequent winner Vale Of Glory on Roscommon running.

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9th

8

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 73y

14:25 Punchestown

Makfils

10st 13lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

Yet to win over jumps but has shown enough, particularly when second in a big field handicap hurdle at Navan in November; failed to match that at Leopardstown but respected on his best form.

10/1

11th

23

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Makfils

10st 0lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Peter Fahey

prominent, went second after 3 out

14/1

Form: 50-574

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Good Limerick run last month gives him an each-way chance; trainer had a long-priced chase winner last week; reserve.

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12

9th Sep 2022

Good

2m 5f 181y

17:00 Ballinrobe

Western Doyen

10st 0lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: V T O’Brien

18-race maiden but only narrowly denied at Killarney last month; 2lb wrong and has stamina to prove at this trip.

8/1

2nd

16

20th Aug 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 50y

14:45 Killarney

Western Doyen

11st 2lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: V T O’Brien

prominent, pressed leader 2nd, led 3 out, headed 2 out, soon ridden, kept on, just failed

10/1

6th

17

8th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 143y

18:55 Ballinrobe

Western Doyen

10st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: V T O’Brien

in touch with leaders, pushed along before 2 out, ridden and kept on run-in, not reach leaders

Form: -40251

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Last month's breakthrough Killarney win was achieved over 2m4f; might not be quite as effective over this shorter trip; has a bit to find with Makfils on Roscommon running.

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0

3

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 140y

14:25 Punchestown

Vale Of Glory

11st 12lb

J: Eoin G Kelly

T: Adrian Murray

Was a C&D winner in May (second hurdle win) and has run well enough in defeat at times since; seems best on good ground and has a squeak.

14/1

7th

4

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 150y

16:53 Cork

Vale Of Glory

11st 11lb

J: Eoin G Kelly

T: Adrian Murray

prominent, weakened approaching last

9/1

Form: 8-0322

Last run: 14 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Has taken a while to make his presence felt, but a first win now looks imminent; reversed Tipperary form with Delightfantastic when touched off at Galway; holds obvious chance despite big burden.

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1st

4

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 130y

15:55 Galway

Listentillitellyea

11st 9lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

No wins but five seconds from 20 starts over hurdles; has a bit to find with Makfils on Sligo running, but previous Ballinrobe second was encouraging.

6/1

6th

1

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 93y

17:40 Sligo

Listentillitellyea

12st 3lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

No wins but five seconds from 19 starts over hurdles; good run behind the in-form Presenting Lad at Ballinrobe last time; fair chance of reaching the money.

6/1

Form: 0/9P-0 D

Last run: 70 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Down the field here in May; better form on the Flat in recent months; 20-1 when fair third in a 1m7f handicap at Leopardstown last time.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

8

10th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 150y

19:55 Downpatrick

Fox Fearless

11st 7lb

J: James Duggan

T: Oliver McKiernan

towards rear, not fluent 3rd, headway into midfield 5th, awkward jump 6th

28/1

15th

8

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Fox Fearless

12st 0lb

J: Jack Tracy

T: Oliver McKiernan

Tailed off in last two handicap hurdles and has a sizeable absence to defy; 5th in this last year.

6/1

Form: 09-000

Last run: 55 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Placed in a bumper in Britain last year; no sign of winning potential over hurdles so far; finished with only two behind him at Roscommon in first handicap.

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19

23rd Aug 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

19:15 Bellewstown

Percy Pi

11st 6lb

J: Daniel King

T: Brendan W Duke

Third reserve; second in a UK bumper last year; was poor over hurdles until showing a bit more promise last time, beaten 7.25l; more needed but not dismissed.

10th

14

8th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 143y

18:55 Ballinrobe

Percy Pi

10st 7lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Brendan W Duke

pressed leader, led 1st, pushed along and headed approaching last, not fluent last, weakened run-in

33/1

Form: 009-0B

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Three Flat wins, 0-12 hurdling, plenty to do when brought down two out at Cork in a race in which Toms Courage finished third; others have stronger claims.

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2nd

9

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

12:48 Down Royal

Malbas

11st 8lb

J: Tom Harney

T: John C McConnell

midfield

50/1

6th

5

25th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 195y

14:45 Roscommon

Malbas

11st 8lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Struggled in handicaps last year; would need to progress markedly from course return here in July.

14/1

Form: 265-01 D

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Respected on basis of Tramore win achieved against the background of a dismal showing at Roscommon (jumped badly); placed on both previous visits to this track.

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12th

13

8th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 143y

18:55 Ballinrobe

Shantou Warrior

11st 2lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

always towards rear, pushed along 4 out, detached 2 out

8/1

1st

5

3rd Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Tramore

Shantou Warrior

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

midfield, headway and chased leaders before 2 out, pushed along to lead last, ridden out towards finish

12/1

15th

1

14th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 20y

18:30 Roscommon

Shantou Warrior

12st 0lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

didn't jump with fluency, in rear throughout, became detached when eased and tailed off after 4 out

8/1

Form: 661- D

Last run: 310 days

W: 11st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Shaped well when fourth in a recent Flat handicap on his first outing this year; won a juvenile maiden hurdle at Gowran last October; should be in good shape for handicap debut.

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4th

2

(3)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Virtual Hug

9st 7lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: Nikki Evans

In good form on AW for this yard winning three Wolverhampton handicaps, the latest a ready win over 1m4f 17 days ago (stays this far); should prove equally effective back on turf and he's not ruled out in current form.

100/30

Form: 131-0P D

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Progressive form in the first half of last season, showing a liking for soft ground with wins at Killarney and Limerick; two disappointing 2022 runs, both on good ground; out of her depth at Killarney, never going well when pulled-up here last time.

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5th

5

21st Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:45 Listowel

Elite Des Mottes

11st 0lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

prominent on outer, went second before 2nd, lost second 9th, weakened quickly and dropped to rear 3 out

33/1

2

14th Sep 2022

Good

2m 1f 55y

14:00 Sligo

Elite Des Mottes

11st 7lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

prominent in chasing group early, midfield when niggled along briefly after 6th, in touch with leaders when fell 4 out

14/1

14th

6

8th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 143y

18:55 Ballinrobe

Elite Des Mottes

11st 9lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

took keen hold, midfield, mistake 5th, pushed along after 3 out, weakened from 2 out, eased run-in

20/1

Form: 00-0

Last run: 63 days

W: 10st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Decent effort on the Flat when third of 15 at Cork in May; undistinguished form in maiden hurdles.

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Verdict Starting price

12th

15

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

14:30 Killarney

Eastern Tornado

10st 13lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Michael P Hourigan

midfield

14/1

10th

16

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:35 Killarney

Eastern Tornado

10st 13lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Michael P Hourigan

Dundalk 1m4f winner last autumn, pick of six earlier hurdle attempts when placed in 2m3f Cork handicap off this basement mark; opposable on return from lengthy absence although jockey booking encouraging.

25/1

12th

11

(14)

15th Feb 2023

Standard

2m 0f 0y

13:20 Dundalk (AW)

Eastern Tornado

8st 13lb

J: Jack Enright

T: Michael P Hourigan

took keen hold, midfield, lost position when pushed along over 3f out, dropped to rear when ridden and no impression over 2f out

8/1

Form: 0/U0-9

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Down the field at this venue last month; hard to make a case for him.

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3rd

13

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:20 Tramore

Globetrottersivola

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear of midfield

5/2

1st

12

12th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:55 Kilbeggan

Globetrottersivola

11st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

Has finally started looking capable in handicaps, finishing fourth at Downpatrick in June before a 2l defeat at Cork last month with this headgear combination fitted for first time; return to soft ground is fine and has each-way claims again.

6/1

3rd

19

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:50 Cork

Globetrottersivola

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear of midfield

8/1

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Non-runners

Toms Courage, Globetrottersivola

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Payout
Exacta €4109.00
Straight Forecast €2668.30
Tricast €29533.20

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Listentillitellyea

RP Ratings (IRE):

Vale Of Glory

The Irish Sun:

Peace Party

TOPSPEED:

Listentillitellyea

POSTDATA:

Vale Of Glory