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John J. Galvin Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6693.28
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 17 runners
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John J. Galvin Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 20 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

OUR TIP

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.80
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 3 BF

Last run: 58 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Smart Flat winner but was a bit disappointing when only third (beaten 22l) on hurdling debut at Galway; however, there should be significant improvement to come from that, so can go closer today.

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7th

2

(2)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

16:00 Navan

Dawn Rising

9st 6lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Enjoyed a fine season last year, winning the Queen Alexandra Stakes and rounding off the year when a very close third in the Irish Cesarewitch; the likeliest alternative should the favourite run below par.

8/1

3rd

8

(2)

24th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 165y

16:10 Curragh

Dawn Rising

9st 12lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

in touch with leaders towards far side, headway and prominent under 2f out, ran on well disputing lead final 110yds, kept on but lost second post

10/1

2/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 32-

Last run: 236 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Raced keenly both hurdle starts at Naas last season but still showed a decent level of ability, especially when second to dual Grade 1 winner The Nice Guy on second occasion; hood could help him settle and a major chance on ratings; non-runner here Wednesday on good ground but rain is due.

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1st

5

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:15 Clonmel

The Short Go

11st 3lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

didn't always jump with fluency, took keen hold, raced in last early, towards rear when mistake 2nd, prominent in chasing group from 3rd, went second before 6th, challenging home turn, ridden after 2 out, led from last, ran on

11/4

20/1

  • Place: £4.70

Form: 0025-F

Last run: 139 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Point' winner has run respectably at times in her nine hurdle starts, with best effort coming when second at Naas in March; will have to be at her best after a layoff to have a say.

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2nd

7

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:27 Naas

Kilbree Warrior

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

Pulled-up either side of a fine second at Navan; front-runner is at her best when getting a clear lead but is inconsistent; a player if at that best.

16/1

8

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 135y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Kilbree Warrior

10st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

led, clear from 1st, much reduced lead before 4 out, headed before 3 out, soon weakened

11/2

Form: 00-

Last run: 162 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Not much to show for two points and two bumper runs; passed over.

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12th

15

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Tipp For Mac

12st 0lb

J: Dan Blanchfield

T: Thomas Cooper

Not a bad run at Down Royal last time but looks up against it on these terms.

33/1

5th

4

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

14:30 Down Royal

Tipp For Mac

11st 9lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: Thomas Cooper

Now 0-11 hurdling, recent handicap efforts modest; handicapper relenting but remains opposable.

10/1

10th

3

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 73y

14:25 Punchestown

Tipp For Mac

11st 5lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Thomas Cooper

Winless, but some encouragement from his last two starts; in contention when falling at Cork in November and ran respectably in a handicap at Limerick; each-way chance again.

10/1

Form: 04-421

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Gradual improver got off the mark on third bumper start when scoring at Kilbeggan last time over 2m3f; previous hurdle form needs to be improved upon but can run respectably.

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3rd

24

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 118y

17:25 Punchestown

Moonovercloon

10st 8lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

Won a couple of handicap hurdles last summer but seems on a tough mark now on balance and he's been off 169 days.

33/1

5th

5

17th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 1

15:30 Cheltenham

Moonovercloon

11st 2lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

Irish handicap hurdler who scored twice (2m1f/2m4f) in the summer; respectable fifth in Pertemps qualifier here (3m, good to soft) most recently; remains in form but has raced 13 times in this sphere already and others have greater potential.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Second foal; dam 2m Flat (RPR 62)/useful 2m-2m5f hurdle/chase winner, from the family of Derby winner Benny The Dip; local yard has been among the winners here but this 1,000Euros yearling looks best watched on debut.

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7th

13

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Listowel

Jewelinthesky

11st 5lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

in touch with leaders, weakened after 2 out (usual 3 out), hampered last (usual 2 out)

33/1

6th

9

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 141y

19:10 Sligo

Jewelinthesky

10st 9lb

J: Daniel King

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Last month's Kilbeggan run was her first after a break and handicap debut; safely held by fifth-placed Game And Glory.

20/1

Form: 40-834

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Decent efforts in defeat in maiden hurdles lately, at Tramore (2m5f) and Killarney (2m) but this is a stronger contest, so will have to find a fair bit more.

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3rd

3

1st Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:23 Cork

The Banger Doyle

11st 11lb

J: A P Heskin

T: John Queally

prominent throughout, not fluent 4th, went second again last, no extra and lost second inside final 110yds

7/1

Form: 0-9756

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Modest in bumpers but better efforts in two maiden hurdles when not beaten far; needs to find improvement.

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12th

1

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

17:05 Navan

Hidalgo Des Mottes

12st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Eoin Griffin

String of consistent efforts on goodish ground this summer but yet to get head in front; went closest over 2m4f at Bellewstown but wasn't beaten far when fourth over 2m7f at Roscommon last month.

15/2

3rd

8

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 110y

19:19 Tramore

Hidalgo Des Mottes

11st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Eoin Griffin

Really consistent, unlike most of these, but also anomalous in he's 0-12; possibly not altogether straightforward (cheekpieces retained) but everything looks in place for a big run off the likely pace; yard among winners.

4/1

4th

5

8th Aug 2023

Soft

2m 7f 130y

18:30 Roscommon

Hidalgo Des Mottes

11st 8lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Eoin Griffin

took keen hold, midfield, headway 2 out, disputing second when hung left approaching last, kept on

7/1

Form: 0049

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Has shown just a glimpse of ability in bumpers and maiden hurdles, so plenty of improvement is needed; non-runner here Wednesday.

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4th

2

29th Sep 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

16:30 Worcester

Artemis Angel

11st 13lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: C O’Keeffe

took keen hold, pressed leader, led 3rd, not fluent 7th, pressed winner when headed 8th, hit 9th, weakened after 2 out

100/30

2nd

8

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

17:05 Bellewstown

Artemis Angel

11st 5lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: C O’Keeffe

took keen hold, prominent throughout, chased clear leader before 2 out, kept on and went clear with winner from last, no match for winner

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Fifth foal; closely related to 2m hurdle winner Jody Ted; dam unraced half-sister to bumper winners Presenting Proform and Pennymaid and to dam of smart jumper Loosen My Load; unsold for 7,500Euros as a foal; non-runner as reserve here Wednesday; best watched on debut.

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9th

7

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 80y

19:10 Tipperary

Nibbles

11st 9lb

J: Mr T O’Connor

T: Turlough O’Connor

midfield, headway 5 out, outpaced before 2 out, soon weakened

6/1

0

8

11th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 216y

13:00 Clonmel

Nibbles

12st 0lb

J: Mr T O’Connor

T: Turlough O’Connor

Limited over hurdles, rated a modest 87; made an effective transition when a 17l point winner at Dromahane two months ago; more on his plate now.

14/1

6th

7

12th May 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Kilbeggan

Nibbles

11st 12lb

J: Mr T O’Connor

T: Turlough O’Connor

0-6; tailed off in his first two handicap starts but showed a bit more at Tipperary last time; tougher ask back in a maiden here though.

18/1

Form: 09800

Last run: 66 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Second reserve; poor in five bumpers and passed over.

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17

20th Oct 2022

Good

1m 7f 149y

17:30 Thurles

Glanaree

12st 0lb

J: Miss J M Cook

T: Aengus King

Second reserve; well beaten all starts in bumpers and hurdles; look elsewhere.

10th

6

3rd Oct 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:20 Tipperary

Glanaree

11st 4lb

J: Jamie Hayes

T: Aengus King

towards rear, never on terms

100/1

8th

17

19th Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 92y

20:00 Ballinrobe

Glanaree

12st 0lb

J: Ms E C Costello

T: Aengus King

prominent, pushed along and weakened quickly under 3f out

25/1

Form: 0P/0

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Well beaten on all starts over hurdles and passed over.

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3

8th Dec 2022

Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:35 Clonmel

Comeback Tiep

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eamon Courtney

midfield, not fluent and dropped to rear 6th

66/1

1

23rd Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Listowel

Comeback Tiep

11st 12lb

J: Mr R Sugrue

T: Eamon Courtney

towards rear, hampered by faller 4 out, soon ridden and no extra, pulled up after 3 out

200/1

13th

3

17th Sep 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 170y

14:35 Navan

Comeback Tiep

11st 12lb

J: Kevin Brouder

T: Eamon Courtney

towards rear of midfield, mistake 5th, pushed along and no impression before 2 out, soon ridden and weakened

200/1

Form: 3/1/2- BF

Last run: 491 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Impressive Kilbeggan bumper winner last year returned from a long absence to win a Tramore Flat maiden last month; looks the stable second string on hurdle debut but there might not be much in it, so respected.

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7th

13

(12)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Kottayam

10st 10lb

J: Mr S P Queally

T: John Queally

Dual winner ran okay in a Curragh conditions in October; down the field on his polytrack debut over C&D in November; others preferred.

14/1

11th

1

(4)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

2m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Kottayam

10st 0lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: John Queally

Bumper winner and 2m Flat winner for Willie Mullins; fair 1m4f handicap run on stable debut after spell with Tony Mullins; satisfactory effort when not well treated by the race conditions in 1m4f amateur race at the Curragh last time; interesting with 7lb claim.

8/1

5th

4

(11)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 0y

15:07 Curragh

Kottayam

11st 7lb

J: Mr S P Queally

T: John Queally

midfield, outpaced under 2f out, kept on final furlong, never on terms

28/1

Form: 6/427-

Last run: 307 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Modest in two bumpers but has shown better form in three hurdle starts, with best run when second in a Galway maiden last year; has a long absence to overcome but can go well fresh, so has possibilities with a tongue-tie on.

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3rd

10

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 160y

17:25 Punchestown

Lonesome Boatman

12st 0lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: Daniel G Murphy

Placed over hurdles for Martin Brassil; has adapted well in points after a two-year absence; fell on first attempt but completed a hat-trick with Castlelands victory in March; stepping into a different league now.

16/1

6

23rd Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Listowel

Lonesome Boatman

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Martin Brassil

Modest in two bumpers but has shown better form in three hurdle starts, with best run when second in a Galway maiden last year; has a long absence to overcome but can go well fresh, so has possibilities with a tongue-tie on.

8/1

7th

8

20th Nov 2021

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:38 Gowran Park

Lonesome Boatman

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Martin Brassil

Showed ability in two bumpers followed by a promising fourth in a 23-runner maiden on hurdles debut at Punchestown in May; confirmed ability with Galway festival second, form advertised by wins for the third Cream Sparkles and fourth Chicago Time.

4/1

Form: 412

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Easily got off the mark in a Kilbeggan bumper on second start before coming up against a classier stablemate at Galway last time; is the choice of Paul Townend on hurdles debut and has to be respected.

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4th

13

15th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 213y

Class 1

14:50 Cheltenham

Spread Boss Ted

11st 7lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

Won one of his three bumpers; the winner of small-field hurdle races at Navan (2m, soft to heavy) and Fairyhouse (2m4f, heavy); yet to have his mettle tested over hurdles in quality company and, now sent up to 3m, it's a further concern that his pedigree doesn't exactly scream stamina.

66/1

1st

2

24th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 210y

13:35 Fairyhouse

Spread Boss Ted

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

raced in third, dropped to last after 4th, headway before 3 out, led going best after 2 out, nudged along and went clear when mistake last, ridden out

8/11

Form: 1427/

Last run: 756 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Bumper winner in 2020 for Gordon Elliott ran to a RPR of 118 in two maiden hurdles afterwards before a below-par effort; new yard and a long absence to overcome but the market could be a guide.

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0

7

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 55y

16:45 Downpatrick

Talk Of The Town

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: E Sheehy

Bumper winner for Gordon Elliott in 2020 but 0-8 hurdling and recent handicap form poor; flat-bred now tries chasing.

25/1

11th

2

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 100y

17:20 Wexford

Talk Of The Town

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

Bumper winner for Gordon Elliott in 2020; ran okay in a Punchestown maiden hurdle in May but precious little to recommend other than that in recent times.

50/1

0

6

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 150y

16:53 Cork

Talk Of The Town

11st 10lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: E Sheehy

prominent, led after 3rd, headed after 4 out, weakened quickly before 3 out

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Sister to bumper/2m4f-2m7f hurdle winner Taste The Fear, half-sister to 2m3f hurdle winner Jurys Out; dam unraced sister to Fr 2m/2m1f hurdle winner Renagle; not a bad pedigree; needs to be smart to win this on debut.

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10

3rd Oct 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Tipperary

More Complaints

10st 13lb

J: Mr T O’Connor

T: Turlough O’Connor

Not a bad pedigree but she showed nothing at Listowel (2m4f) when allowed to go off at 200-1.

100/1

17

23rd Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Listowel

More Complaints

11st 5lb

J: Jamie Hayes

T: Turlough O’Connor

never better than mid-division, dropped to rear after 5th, not fluent and pushed along 6th, tailed off when pulled up after 3 out

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

First reserve; placed four times in points and will have to show significant improvement to take this on rules debut.

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14th

9

30th Jan 2023

Soft

3m 0f 20y

16:17 Punchestown

Eveningofsummer

11st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Ruaidhri Joseph Tierney

Poor form in five starts under Rules so far; up in trip; others preferred.

66/1

15

16th Jan 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 100y

15:20 Punchestown

Eveningofsummer

10st 11lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Ruaidhri Joseph Tierney

Poor form over hurdles so far, including at Fairyhouse last month in a tongue-tie and blinkers; makes little appeal.

50/1

15

21st Dec 2022

Yielding

2m 6f 110y

14:37 Fairyhouse

Eveningofsummer

11st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Ruaidhri Joseph Tierney

Not much sign of ability under rules and blinkers replace cheekpieces today, so they need to have a positive effect.

33/1

Form: 0-3886

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tird reserve; best run came in a Tramore maiden hurdle last year but hasn't been as good since; cheekpieces tried.

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6th

10

23rd Aug 2022

Good To Firm

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Bellewstown

Gaudriole

11st 3lb

J: Kevin A Murphy

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

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

25/1

8th

4

4th Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

20:05 Sligo

Gaudriole

11st 11lb

J: Mr C P Millar

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield 4f out, ridden and no impression under 2f out

20/1

8th

5

4th Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 90y

20:30 Roscommon

Gaudriole

11st 11lb

J: Ms C S Crozier

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

never better than mid-division, ridden and no impression 2f out

16/1

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Non-runners

Crabtrees Rebel, Lonesome Boatman, Spread Boss Ted, Gaudriole

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Payout
Exacta €88.00
Straight Forecast €74.80
Trifecta €1727.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

The Short Go

TOPSPEED:

Lonesome Boatman

The Irish Sun:

Dawn Rising

RP Ratings (IRE):

The Short Go

POSTDATA:

The Short Go