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M B McGrady & Co. Accountants Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 2m 1f 165y
  • 15 runners
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M B McGrady & Co. Accountants Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly sunny

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.30
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 796595

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Only beaten roughly 4l on her yard debut in August and bounced back from a lesser effort when beaten 4l at Bellewstown last time; same mark and more required to lose the maiden tag in this; tongue-tie fitted.

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3rd

15

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 172y

17:20 Ballinrobe

Trishknowsbest

11st 4lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

Both hurdle wins in 2022 came on decent ground; not much of note last season (largely chasing) and back from a break with something to prove although ground could be coming in her favour.

20/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: -73623

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

20-race maiden (0-10 over hurdles); hit the frame in three of his last four starts, all at this venue and one of these should fall his way; should give another good account.

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7th

11

7th Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

15:07 Downpatrick

Darkest Hour

11st 4lb

J: Mr O McGill

T: Mark Michael McNiff

towards rear, some headway before 4 out, ridden after 3 out, no extra after 2 out

11/2

2nd

8

16th Sep 2022

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

15:00 Downpatrick

Darkest Hour

11st 8lb

J: Mr O McGill

T: Mark Michael McNiff

pressed leader, prominent before 4th, disputed lead 2 out, shaken up when led narrowly after 2 out, pushed along when joined last, soon headed, ridden and battled back run-in, kept on

5/1

3rd

6

29th Aug 2022

Good

2m 2f 165y

14:25 Downpatrick

Darkest Hour

11st 8lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: Mark Michael McNiff

in touch with leaders, lost position 2 out, ridden and rallied run-in, went third towards finish

9/2

7/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 6-1451

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Gained a first win over jumps with a handicap chase success at Tramore earlier this year and capitalised on her reduced hurdle mark at Bellewstown last month; this is tougher from 5lb higher but respected with Blackmore taking over in the saddle.

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No Results Found

Form: 64077-

Last run: 190 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

The best of her maiden hurdle form came last time when seventh at Thurles; entitled to need this after six months off on handicap debut.

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0

11

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

13:30 Limerick

Light Parade

11st 5lb

J: Daniel King

T: W J Burke

towards rear, fell 4th

10/1

4th

12

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 175y

15:45 Punchestown

Light Parade

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: W J Burke

midfield

13/2

Form: 8800-1

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Left all previous form behind with a Wexford win earlier this month in her second start in handicap hurdles; didn't win by far but entitled to come on for that run and she's only up 6lb.

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4th

2

25th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 47y

Class 5

17:20 Perth

Kellies Dream

12st 0lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Daragh Bourke

Ex-Irish; latest win came off 7lb lower at Kilbeggan in July last year (2m2f, yielding to soft); has not run up to his best on either start for present yard; bit to prove at present.

12/1

Form: 5400-9

Last run: 94 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Losing run goes back nearly two years; gone off the boil more recently and no signs of a revival when last seen at Roscommon 94 days ago; hood now tried.

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16th

19

31st Dec 2022

Soft

2m 0f 100y

15:07 Punchestown

Fair Minded

10st 13lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Desmond McDonogh

Sole win came at Galway over two years ago; has been finding it difficult to win off this mark lately.

25/1

10th

14

1st Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 199y

15:35 Thurles

Fair Minded

10st 13lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Desmond McDonogh

Sole win came at Galway just over two years ago; recent form leaves her with a fair bit to find.

16/1

17

22nd Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Limerick

Fair Minded

10st 13lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Desmond McDonogh

Sole win came at Galway just over two years ago; fair fourth at Tramore on latest; third reserve.

Form: /F0-00

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Out of form on the Flat last time and well beaten over hurdles the time before at Cork; seems on a stiff enough mark on what she's achieved in handicap hurdles so far.

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15th

9

(9)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 3f 35y

19:50 Killarney

Der Mc

9st 3lb

J: Alan Persse

T: Michael John O’Connor

Generally out of form on the Flat and over hurdles after a Sligo win 14 months ago; last month's comeback run in a claimer may have brought him on but others preferred.

16/1

6th

9

(8)

14th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 3f 110y

17:30 Limerick

Der Mc

9st 0lb

J: Alan Persse

T: Michael John O’Connor

Generally out of form on the Flat and over hurdles after a Sligo win 13 months ago; absent since contesting a Dundalk handicap early in the year; cheekpieces on for the first time.

16/1

15

(12)

30th Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 5f 29y

16:25 Sligo

Der Mc

9st 4lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Michael John O’Connor

First reserve; last year's winner (beating Lariat from stall 14) on seasonal return off mark of 50 was largely campaigned over hurdles afterwards when well held; don't dismiss if getting a run.

Form: -07060

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Poor form in eight starts so far and struggled since switching to handicaps.

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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: 0-593

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Improved on her maiden hurdle form when third of 13 in a handicap hurdle at Kilbeggan last month; nudged up 1lb but fewer miles on the clock than most.

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8th

3

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

13:45 Down Royal

Kalanisi Dubh

11st 8lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Seamus Fahey

C&D winner in 2022 returned to her best to win easily at Clonmel last time; is 8lb higher now but still has to be greatly respected.

5/2

1st

11

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:37 Clonmel

Kalanisi Dubh

11st 4lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Seamus Fahey

towards rear early, midfield before 4th, in touch with leaders when not fluent 3 out

14/1

4th

9

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

14:45 Limerick

Kalanisi Dubh

11st 5lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Seamus Fahey

Winner over 2m last year but stays this trip too; solid Sligo run last time over 2m2f (beaten 5l) and has a squeak.

10/1

Form: -46824

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Sole win came over fences in April; a couple of good runs in defeat of late, finishing runner-up in a handicap chase at Tramore before finishing fourth of 20 in a handicap hurdle at Galway last week; should remain competitive in a weaker race here from his lower hurdle mark.

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7

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 4f 0y

19:25 Clonmel

Clody Valley

11st 9lb

J: Mr B Finn

T: Liz Doyle

midfield, detached in rear after 9th, pulled up 5 out

6/1

22

28th Dec 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

12:35 Leopardstown

Clody Valley

10st 9lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

Winning chaser and off the mark over hurdles at the 15th attempt when 8l to the good at Fairyhouse (2m4f, soft); however, he was nothing like so good off this 10lb higher mark at Cork.

25/1

7th

12

20th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Cork

Clody Valley

10st 1lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

Winner over fences and off the mark hurdling at 15th attempt with resounding success over this trip in Fairyhouse handicap 12 days ago, produced from off the pace full of running to go clear from the last in beating two main market fancies; 10lb rise looks plenty fair on that evidence and could take the beating again.

7/2

Form: 3-3O40

Last run: 59 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

A 17-race maiden; some creditable efforts in defeat this term but well below form when beaten a huge distance last time; has her first run here.

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13

29th Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:38 Galway

Karla Martina

11st 3lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Norman Lee

21-race maiden; has looked regressive of late and beaten 24l at Cork 13 days ago; stamina to prove at 3m.

50/1

10th

10

16th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

14:30 Cork

Karla Martina

11st 6lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

took keen hold, held up in midfield, lost position and dropped to rear 3 out, soon weakened

10/1

8th

6

4th Oct 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 19y

14:25 Galway

Karla Martina

11st 8lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Norman Lee

prominent, joined leaders on outer after 3 out, ridden and outpaced 2 out, soon weakened

12/1

Form: 800-56

Last run: 82 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Low-key form in maiden hurdles last year and no real progress since switching to handicaps for new yard; stiff looking mark.

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4th

13

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

I Am Spider Man

11st 6lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

towards rear

12/1

13th
13
Guest

33/1

Form: 00P-49

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Shown nothing so far and tailed off again in a maiden hurdle at Down Royal three weeks ago.

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12

18th Jun 2023

Good

2m 1f 65y

16:40 Downpatrick

Guest

10st 13lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: H Smyth

Appears very modest and tailed off on first run of the year at Down Royal.

25/1

16th

20

1st May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 180y

14:10 Down Royal

Guest

10st 13lb

J: Conor Clarke

T: H Smyth

prominent

10

7th Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 110y

16:17 Downpatrick

Guest

10st 11lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: H Smyth

towards rear, mistake and reminders 4 out, soon weakened and became detached, pulled up 3 out

33/1

Form: 00-645

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Not beaten far in a couple of her starts in handicap hurdles so far, having improved markedly on her previous form; could be involved if her jumping improves a bit.

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8th

11

13th Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:50 Tramore

Hollys Honour

11st 5lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: J G Murray

prominent, edged left when not fluent 2nd, led narrowly or disputed lead from 3rd, headed and ridden before 2 out, weakened after 2 out

11/1

4th

3

29th Sep 2022

Good

2m 3f 198y

14:25 Clonmel

Hollys Honour

11st 11lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: J G Murray

midfield, headway on outer and went fourth before 2 out, pushed along and no impression 2 out

10/1

Form: 000-5P

Last run: 95 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

0-5 and no improvement when pulled up on handicap debut when last seen three months ago; wears first-time tongue-tie.

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9

16th Sep 2022

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

15:00 Downpatrick

Out By Eleven

11st 8lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

always towards rear, pulled up after 5th

33/1

5

13th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Out By Eleven

11st 7lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

took keen hold, prominent, led 1st, not fluent 3rd, headed after 3rd, joined leader 4 out, soon led again, ridden and headed before 2 out, soon weakened quickly, dropped to rear when pulled up before last (vet said gelding was found to have inflammation of the throat on endoscopic examination)

20/1

5th

5

13th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Out By Eleven

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

Showed nothing in trio of maiden hurdles at triple figure odds last year.

Form: 60056-

Last run: 155 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; a bit of promise in points but hasn't really progressed under Rules; off 155 days.

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1st

1

11th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 9y

12:25 Clonmel

Money Heist

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

travelled strongly, prominent, went second after 3 out, led narrowly before 2 out, went clear going best before last, comfortably

13/8

1st

5

14th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Naas

Money Heist

11st 9lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Switched to chasing the season before last after four ordinary runs over hurdles; a different proposition in his first handicap hurdle at Galway 14 months ago, landing a gamble; next run probably came too soon; reappeared after another year off with a good handicap hurdle run at Cork; potentially well treated.

7/2

4th

8

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:50 Cork

Money Heist

11st 8lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Switched to chasing the season before last after four ordinary runs over hurdles (beaten a minimum of 48l); a different proposition in his first handicap hurdle at Galway 13 months ago, landing a gamble; reappeared under a fixed penalty at Downpatrick three days later, sent off at odds-on and was been 50l in fifth; hard to know what to expect now.

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0/90/

Last run: 593 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; modest form in three maiden hurdles so far and off since January 2021.

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9th

4

12th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:40 Naas

Gap Of Dunloe

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Ordinary hurdles form and well beaten on his chase debut at Wexford; makes little appeal.

200/1

10th

3

30th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

16:15 Wexford

Gap Of Dunloe

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Jumped indifferently when a fair fifth in a Galway handicap hurdle earlier this month; chase debut here and should be worth watching for future reference.

20/1

5th

9

4th Oct 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 19y

14:25 Galway

Gap Of Dunloe

11st 5lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

midfield, not fluent 2nd, pushed along after 4 out, minor headway when not fluent 2 out, kept on after last

6/1

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Non-runners

A Mere Bagatelle, Money Heist, Gap Of Dunloe

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Payout
Exacta €852.00
Straight Forecast €570.10
Tricast €3924.50
Trifecta €5986.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Trishknowsbest

The Irish Sun:

Kalanisi Dubh

SPOTLIGHT:

Clody Valley