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13:15 Clonmel

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Slievenamon Claiming Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 2m 3f 198y
  • 14 runners
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Slievenamon Claiming Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.00
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 07-080

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Sole win came in a Roscommon claiming hurdle last year; well beaten in handicaps the last thrice and needs to return to best.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

1

21st Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 110y

19:58 Wexford

Emir De Rots

12st 0lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Won claiming hurdle at Clonmel in September and consistent generally since; yet to show his best form at this trip though.

10/1

2

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 6f 169y

20:00 Clonmel

Emir De Rots

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Won over hurdles here; unseated having made mistakes on last chase start but some creditable efforts over hurdles since; could be involved if he gets his jumping together.

5/1

3rd

15

11th May 2023

Soft

2m 3f 25y

19:48 Clonmel

Emir De Rots

11st 6lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

towards rear

12/1

7/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 60-028 D

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Won the Lartigue Hurdle in 2020 but has been basically regressive since; second at this level at Ballinrobe (2m) but was well beaten over 2m4f at Bellewstown; is theoretically well-in but has to show more.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

4

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Politicise

11st 12lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

midfield, towards rear halfway

9/2

1st

3

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Politicise

11st 12lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

prominent, challenging 3 out, ridden after 2 out, kept on well and hung right towards finish, led final stride, hit rail just after line

14/1

4th

7

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 0y

17:08 Navan

Politicise

11st 0lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

Losing run since 2020 and 0-13 over fences; doesn't look well treated on this season's form and low-key effort over hurdles a fortnight ago (from this mark).

10/1

12/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 998756

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Record of 1-16 over hurdles but has been regressive in the last year and needs to stage a revival to have a chance.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

10

3rd Oct 2023

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

16:20 Sedgefield

Bentham

10st 12lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Sara Ender

took keen hold, led narrowly

16/1

5th

5

26th Aug 2023

Soft

2m 1f 46y

Class 5

17:06 Cartmel

Bentham

11st 7lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Sara Ender

Ex-Gavin Cromwell; fair efforts in cheekpieces behind Ambassador at Uttoxeter on last two starts; more needed.

12/1

4th

4

28th Jul 2023

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

14:45 Uttoxeter

Bentham

11st 8lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Sara Ender

led early, headed and prominent 2nd

14/1

Form: 402904

Last run: 6 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Maiden over hurdles after 10 starts has run well enough at times in handicaps this season, including in first-time blinkers (retained) at Listowel last time; plenty to find at these weights, though.

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0

10

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

19:05 Limerick

Jetango

11st 5lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: W J Burke

Forgettable form over fences on his last four starts and was tailed off in a claimer on his final run over hurdles; some form offers hope but others are safer.

25/1

9th

4

25th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 160y

19:30 Limerick

Jetango

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: W J Burke

Maiden is rated just 86 after four chase starts and has a lot to find; cheekpieces replace blinkers.

66/1

4

17th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 5f 150y

18:15 Tramore

Jetango

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: W J Burke

Rated just 86 after three chase starts and has to improve plenty to score.

33/1

Form: 24-00P

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Won a Navan maiden hurdle last year; some decent efforts in defeat after, including over fences; however, has been poor over hurdles and fences lately, so needs a return to his best.

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0

9

3rd Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

17:55 Southwell

Sight Nor Seen

10st 2lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Mike Sowersby

Put in fairly good front-running shift when fourth at Hexham (2m4f, good; first-time blinkers) last month but was pulled up when last in action and his overall profile remains unappealing; cheekpieces back on today; 2lb out of the weights.

33/1

0

12

23rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 16y

Class 5

13:35 Market Rasen

Sight Nor Seen

10st 2lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Mike Sowersby

Took big step back in right direction and put in fairly good front-running shift when fourth at Hexham (2m4f, good; first-time blinkers) three weeks ago but is effectively 4lb higher from out of the weights here and his overall profiles remains unappealing.

25/1

4th

13

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 5

16:40 Hexham

Sight Nor Seen

10st 5lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Mike Sowersby

Very well handicapped on some of last year's Irish form but has been very disappointing for current stable since the autumn; swaps cheekpieces for first-time blinkers here.

33/1

Form: /15/58

Last run: 59 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Dual Dundalk winner over last winter but has been poor on his last two hurdle starts and needs to put it all together back to this sphere; chance if he does.

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5th

4

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

16:30 Sedgefield

Very Excellent

11st 5lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Mike Sowersby

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, outpaced and lost ground quickly 3 out

10/1

6th

8

12th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 156y

Class 3

15:30 Catterick

Very Excellent

10st 9lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Mike Sowersby

in touch with leaders

20/1

Form: 031-53

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

One of three runners for yard; won a Limerick handicap for former yard in April but has been soundly beaten twice at Cartmel for this outfit; this track may suit better but has a bit to do on ratings.

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Verdict Starting price

5th

12

2nd Jul 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 83y

Class 4

16:01 Cartmel

Light Heidi

10st 7lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Noel C Kelly

Represents last year's winning yard and she's one to watch in the betting in first-time blinkers having made the journey from Northern Ireland; however, she's hard to fancy on recent evidence.

14/1

8th

11

17th Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 60y

14:55 Downpatrick

Light Heidi

11st 5lb

J: Mr D G Lavery

T: Noel C Kelly

prominent

14/1

16

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 70y

20:00 Down Royal

Light Heidi

11st 7lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Noel C Kelly

Form: 3U350

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Some decent efforts in maidens but was soundly beaten on handicap debut at Navan over 2m; needs to improve for the step up in trip.

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8th

13

29th Sep 2022

Good

2m 3f 198y

13:15 Clonmel

Light Fury

10st 6lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Padraig Roche

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

12/1

12th

15

17th Sep 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 170y

15:45 Navan

Light Fury

11st 2lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Padraig Roche

midfield early, bit short of room and lost ground on turn after 3rd, towards rear when pushed along after 3 out, ridden before 2 out, kept on approaching last, made no impression

10/1

5th

11

3rd Sep 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Wexford

Light Fury

10st 6lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Padraig Roche

prominent, not fluent 4 out, ridden and lost position before 2 out, no impression approaching last, kept on

4/1

Form: 6-F06U

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 8lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

No win since a chase success at Galway two years ago; glimpses of form this year but was poor on the Flat at Listowel last week and has to bounce back in first-time blinkers.

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Verdict Starting price

9th

8

3rd Mar 2023

Good

2m 7f 214y

Class 3

15:10 Doncaster

Scheu Time

11st 7lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: J A Nash

Without a win since October 2020 and he struggled for form for the most part last year; however, he's well treated on past exploits and has travelled from Ireland to race today; one to watch in the betting.

14/1

7th

12

19th Feb 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:55 Punchestown

Scheu Time

12st 0lb

J: Lauren Hickey

T: J A Nash

Four-time winner over jumps but has struggled to find his best form; others preferred.

14/1

9th

4

29th Sep 2022

Good

2m 3f 198y

13:15 Clonmel

Scheu Time

11st 8lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: J A Nash

midfield, pushed along when mistake 3 out, soon weakened

8/1

22/1

Form: 9670-0

Last run: 126 days

W: 10st 6lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 17 starts; was beaten a long way on last hurdle run back in May and was twice poor on the Flat since; blinkers need to spark a revival.

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10th

14

29th Sep 2022

Good

2m 3f 198y

13:15 Clonmel

Sani Pass

10st 6lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Ray Hackett

always towards rear, pushed along after 5 out, ridden and no impression before 3 out, tailed off

22/1

12th

3

(11)

6th Sep 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 42y

19:40 Galway

Sani Pass

9st 11lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Ray Hackett

always towards rear, pushed along under 5f out, ridden and no impression from under 3f out

100/1

7th

10

(7)

18th Aug 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 180y

20:05 Killarney

Sani Pass

10st 13lb

J: Miss A B O’Connor

T: Ray Hackett

dwelt start, soon towards rear of midfield, dropped to rear before halfway, detached when pushed along alone towards far side from over 3f out, minor headway when ridden over 2f out, made no impression

100/1

Form: 070608

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Poor form and has plenty to find with some of these at the weights.

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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: P6FF6-

Last run: 301 days

W: 10st 6lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 20 starts was tailed-off over hurdles when last seen and is difficult to fancy, even off his low weight; new yard.

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12th

12

29th Sep 2022

Good

2m 3f 198y

13:15 Clonmel

Big Tree

10st 6lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Noel C Kelly

didn't jump well, always towards rear, overjumped 1st, nudged along after 3rd, no impression from 4 out, tailed off

40/1

6th

6

2nd Dec 2021

Good

3m 0f 150y

Class 4

13:45 Wincanton

Big Tree

10st 3lb

J: David Noonan

T: Simon Earle

Maiden after 19 starts and his best form was in Ireland in 2019; fails to convince on anything he's done over the last year or so in Britain, trying chasing on last four starts but falling early in the last two.

33/1

7

9th Nov 2021

Good

3m 1f 44y

Class 5

13:22 Hereford

Big Tree

11st 0lb

J: Ben Ffrench Davis

T: Simon Earle

Not beaten far when sixth at Worcester (2m7f, good) in August but fell when last in action and is now 0-19 under all codes; others have much more convincing profiles.

20/1

Form: 45-9P3 D

Last run: 5 days

W: 10st 8lb

6 yo Colt

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Hurdle winner in France has yet to score for this yard but went closest at Listowel five days ago in a 2m4f handicap; has a squeak off a low weight if repeating that form.

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0

2

6th Nov 2023

Good

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

15:50 Hereford

Gaius

11st 7lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Olly Murphy

1m2f winner who doubled his tally in a maiden hurdle this summer; ended up well beaten on handicap debut last time and he looks vulnerable back in a novice, especially with a penalty.

14/1

6th

12

29th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 2

16:00 Worcester

Gaius

10st 12lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Comfortbly too good for Painless Potter in 2m course maiden in June and, following an excusable defeat on heavy ground, ran well when second here last month; not really bred to benefit this step up in trip, though.

14/1

2nd

1

29th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:45 Worcester

Gaius

11st 4lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

After two seconds he was entitled to win a modest maiden here (good) and conditions were heavy when tailed off in a handicap at Cartmel; solid form claims back in a novice, even with his penalty.

9/2

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Non-runners

Hermann Clermont, Gaius

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Payout
Exacta €202.00
Straight Forecast €173.40
Trifecta €1105.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Politicise

SPOTLIGHT:

Hermann Clermont

RP Ratings (IRE):

Gaius

POSTDATA:

Politicise

The Irish Sun:

Politicise