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Burke Family Clonbur Memorial Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 2m 6f 14y
  • 16 runners
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Burke Family Clonbur Memorial Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.60
  • Place: £1.50

Form: P0-433

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Third here in July (closely matched at the revised weights with runner-up Glenmalure Lodge) and filled same spot when beaten fractions at Downpatrick; tongue-tie fitted for first time.

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Verdict Starting price

8th

2

11th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:28 Down Royal

Menindee

11st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D M Christie

Five-time winner; three of them this summer, two when bouncing back from sub-standard efforts; needs to do the same here having been pulled-up at Cheltenham last month but capable of doing so.

14/1

0

8

27th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 0y

Class 3

16:30 Cheltenham

Menindee

11st 10lb

J: Mr R James

T: D M Christie

Northern Irish challenger who made a successful return to fences at Roscommon (2m5f, heavy) despite her preference for a longer trip and drier ground; a thorough test around here should be up her street.

12/1

1st

3

25th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 5f 63y

17:05 Roscommon

Menindee

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D M Christie

jumped well, led, briefly headed after 5th, disputed lead after 8th, led clearly when ridden and switched left after 3 out, kept on well run-in

6/1

OUR TIP

8/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 6F/285

Last run: 21 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Caught late over 2m1f at Wexford in May; not as effective since and now steps up in trip.

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4th

14

25th Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Gondor

10st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C A Murphy

Maiden over hurdles after 11 runs but got off the mark over fences on fourth start in this sphere in a Killarney handicap last time; raised 9lb but still should have more to give.

6/1

1st

3

21st Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:50 Killarney

Gondor

11st 11lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: C A Murphy

Maiden over hurdles after 11 starts made a decent beginning to handicap chases on return to action when third at Limerick in May; 2lb higher today but with improvement likely from that should take high rank.

6/1

3rd

4

25th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 160y

20:00 Limerick

Gondor

11st 9lb

J: Richard Condon

T: C A Murphy

Maiden after 11 hurdle runs but placed several times; soundly beaten in two chase starts last winter but this better ground suits and of interest on return; market could help.

10/1

Form: 0-4072

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Well backed and finished clear of the rest when nabbed close home here last month; up 3lb and respected with Danny Mullins on board for the first time.

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1st

13

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 141y

18:40 Sligo

Sittingonthefence

11st 1lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Stephen Gerard Carey

in touch with leaders, disputing second after 6th, led after 3 out, clear when ridden after last, reduced lead towards finish, just did enough

13/2

11th

9

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 122y

19:08 Ballinrobe

Sittingonthefence

11st 1lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Stephen Gerard Carey

Improved since switch to handicaps and didn't run at all badly after 301 days away over 3m at Kilbeggan a month ago; could have been stretched by that trip; considered.

6/1

28/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form: -70870

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Four-time Flat winner in Britain; modest hurdles form though only beaten 9l two runs ago at Kilbeggan (1m7f); goes back up in trip.

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10

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 6f 169y

20:30 Clonmel

Sulafaat

10st 11lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

midfield, not fluent 1st

16/1

7th

14

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 70y

20:00 Down Royal

Sulafaat

11st 5lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: John Joseph Hanlon

0-16 over hurdles but it was a step back in the right direction when fourth of 12 (beaten 6l) at Downpatrick a fortnight ago; previous career best had come at this trip and he handles decent ground; each-way player.

5/1

4th

12

19th May 2023

Good

2m 5f 100y

18:05 Downpatrick

Sulafaat

10st 13lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Record of 0-15 over hurdles and generally struggling off this basement mark, so others preferred.

28/1

Form: P/6-22 BF

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Runner-up over similar trips on last two visits to this venue; pipped by subsequent winner last time off 81 and closely matched at these weights with third home Menindee; obvious contender.

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No Results Found

Form: 0-00O6

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 13lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

9yo only started racing this year; best effort so far when sixth of 14 over 3m at Wexford and may continue to progress.

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6th

12

7th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Fairyhouse

Cottage Artist

10st 13lb

J: Alan King

T: V T O’Brien

Weak form overall; not a bad effort when sixth over C&D on Monday, but unlikely to reverse form with Sayitfirst and Banada Bridge.

14/1

6th

14

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Cottage Artist

10st 6lb

J: Daniel King

T: V T O’Brien

15-race maiden with bits and pieces of form to her credit; others preferred here.

20/1

Form: -P0788

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Beaten around 16l when mid-field on handicap debut at Kilbeggan and steps back up in trip.

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17

20th Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 151y

14:35 Thurles

Mr Brogue

10st 6lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: S Braddish

Second reserve; 10-race maiden; ran okay when third over hurdles earlier this month but tough ask on chase debut.

3rd

16

4th Oct 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 19y

14:25 Galway

Mr Brogue

10st 13lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: S Braddish

towards rear, headway 3 out, ridden into midfield and keeping on 2 out, went modest third after last

10/1

7th

11

2nd Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Mr Brogue

11st 1lb

J: Kevin Brouder

T: S Braddish

midfield, pushed along and brief headway 2 out, raced wide home turn, ridden and no impression approaching last

10/1

Form: 477-96

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Beaten 18l when sixth of 16 over 3m at Roscommon; weakened two out having led and drop in trip may help on third handicap run.

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8

21st Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

15:35 Sligo

Iluvyounow

11st 7lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Ross O’Sullivan

led, headed but prominent 4th, led again 6th, headed before 8th, soon ridden and weakened, behind when pulled up before 2 out

33/1

10

14th Sep 2022

Good

2m 5f 47y

15:45 Sligo

Iluvyounow

11st 5lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

midfield, fell 1st

100/1

8th

3

22nd Aug 2022

Good

2m 6f 14y

18:00 Ballinrobe

Iluvyounow

11st 9lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

briefly led, slow jump and headed but close up 1st, pressed leaders when pushed along after 2 out, soon ridden and weakened

11/1

Form: 90-2

Last run: 18 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Much improved when second in 2m4f maiden at Sligo and chance if building on that.

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0

20

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:05 Down Royal

Karayaz

10st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: John J Cullen

Second reserve; mostly poor form on the Flat and over hurdles since Sligo maiden second a year ago.

18

(11)

22nd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 10y

20:25 Roscommon

Karayaz

8st 7lb

J: Alan Persse

T: John J Cullen

Second reserve; well beaten in Flat maidens and will have to improve with blinkers on; 5lb out of h'cap.

50/1

Form: P-09P0

Last run: 32 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Very modest form this year and hard to make a case for her; goes back up in trip.

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2nd

3

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

12:55 Newcastle

Fainche

11st 5lb

J: William Maggs

T: Micky Hammond

in touch with leaders

5/2

3rd

2

19th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:15 Wetherby

Fainche

11st 7lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Micky Hammond

0-22 over hurdles but left inauspicious stable debut behind when eyecatching third over C&D (soft) in January, and took another step forward when close/clear second at Carlisle (3m1f, heavy) last month; must be considered.

9/4

2nd

6

19th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 1f 0y

Class 5

17:10 Carlisle

Fainche

11st 2lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

raced wide, held up in rear, headway and in touch with leaders 8th

100/30

Form: 007

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Second in a point in May; bit better when beaten 20l on latest maiden start at Tramore (2m); back up in trip for handicap bow.

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8th

11

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

19:10 Tramore

Tuff Days

11st 7lb

J: Mr C J Shine

T: Michael Barry

Record of 1-7 in points; plenty of good runs in defeat over hurdles but has fallen in two of his last three and that hardly bodes well now making debut over regulation fences.

25/1

0

8

23rd Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 98y

19:40 Sligo

Tuff Days

11st 0lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Michael Barry

led narrowly or disputed lead, headed when weakened after 3 out, dropped to midfield when fell 2 out

11/2

Form: 090

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Middle of three maiden runs when mid-field at Clonmel was not too bad; hooded and steps up in trip for handicap bow.

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11

29th Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:38 Galway

Irish Reports

11st 3lb

J: Declan Queally

T: Declan Queally

12th

9

16th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

14:30 Cork

Irish Reports

11st 6lb

J: Declan Queally

T: Declan Queally

never better than mid-division, mistake and dropped to rear 7th, well behind from 2 out

25/1

10

3rd Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:30 Tipperary

Irish Reports

11st 7lb

J: Declan Queally

T: Declan Queally

The hood made no difference when well beaten on his handicap debut at Ballinrobe (2m6f, good).

33/1

Form: 367-40

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 11lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

First reserve; 11yo has run okay on the Flat a couple of times this year but 1-23 over hurdles and opposable.

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13th

17

22nd Aug 2022

Good

2m 6f 14y

18:00 Ballinrobe

Banjo

11st 11lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: Denis W Cullen

always towards rear, not fluent 6th, jumped slightly right 2 out, soon ridden and no impression

15th

15

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

16:35 Cork

Banjo

11st 1lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Denis W Cullen

midfield on inner, pushed along and lost position after 4 out, no impression before 3 out

33/1

4th

2

14th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 50y

16:50 Roscommon

Banjo

11st 2lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Denis W Cullen

in rear but in touch with leaders, jumped slightly right 4th, jumped slightly right and not fluent 5th, jumped badly right and bad mistake 6th, soon weakened, lost touch when jumped right and ridden 4 out, soon tailed off

50/1

40/1

Form: 9-0706

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Fair seventh at Tramore in June but beaten miles since; cheekpieces now added to tongue-tie.

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11th

9

29th Sep 2022

Good

2m 3f 198y

13:15 Clonmel

Ballycastle Brat

10st 8lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: L Young

in rear, soon pushed along, some headway halfway, soon reminders, became detached before 5 out, tailed off

50/1

8th

14

16th Sep 2022

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

15:00 Downpatrick

Ballycastle Brat

11st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: L Young

prominent, pushed along and weakened after 2 out, soon in rear, no chance when not fluent last, finished 9th, placed 8th

40/1

14th

13

22nd Aug 2022

Good

2m 6f 14y

18:00 Ballinrobe

Ballycastle Brat

10st 13lb

J: Evan Dwan

T: L Young

held up in behind leaders, dropped to midfield when pushed along before 2 out, ridden and weakened after 2 out

40/1

Form: 900

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Not shown a lot in three maidens; cheekpieces on and up in trip for handicap debut.

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15

16th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

14:30 Cork

Mugsy Delight

11st 0lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Seamus Fahey

didn't jump well, in rear until pulled up after 3rd

50/1

17

1st Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:52 Gowran Park

Mugsy Delight

11st 3lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Seamus Fahey

midfield, fell 1st

100/1

14

16th Sep 2022

Yielding

2m 2f 165y

14:25 Downpatrick

Mugsy Delight

10st 3lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Seamus Fahey

midfield early, towards rear when ridden and no impression after 4 out, tailed off when ran out before last

66/1

Form: 607-

Last run: 314 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Beaten no more than 25l when mid-field in three maidens last year; over ten months off but notable jockey booking.

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10th

14

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 180y

14:10 Down Royal

Banada Bridge

11st 4lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Mrs Denise Foster

midfield

14/1

Form: 90-24

Last run: 18 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; beaten around 10l in maidens last twice; tries longer trip for handicap debut.

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12th

1

23rd Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

14:50 Listowel

Lonesome Day

11st 13lb

J: D G Hogan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

pushed along briefly, soon disputed lead, briefly led after 2nd, prominent when not fluent 3rd, lost second but close up 4th, not fluent 4 out, pushed along and dropped to midfield before 3 out, ridden and weakened after 3 out

12/1

15th

15

18th Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Listowel

Lonesome Day

11st 0lb

J: D G Hogan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

always towards rear, became detached when nudged along after 3 out, eased before 2 out

16/1

4th

2

2nd Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Lonesome Day

12st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

towards rear of midfield, steady headway from 2 out, ridden approaching last, went fourth last, no extra run-in

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €468.00
Straight Forecast €301.10
Tricast €897.20
Trifecta €1697.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Sittingonthefence

RP Ratings (IRE):

Menindee

The Irish Sun:

Gondor

POSTDATA:

Sittingonthefence