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14:25 Clonmel

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ClonmelRaces.ie Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 2m 3f 198y
  • 14 runners
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ClonmelRaces.ie Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

17/2 (Won)

  • Win: £10.10
  • Place: £2.40

Form: 0-8F7P

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Not discredited on handicap debut (after slipped saddle) at Tramore last month but never counted at Kilbeggan subsequently; now tried in a hood and not one to rule out with in-form claiming rider booked.

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Verdict Starting price

9th

15

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 110y

18:10 Tipperary

Corkbeg

10st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: David Harry Kelly

prominent, weakened after 2 out

40/1

Form: 0U34P-

Last run: 152 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Low-grade operator now 0-18 but couple of decent efforts last winter would give him prospects; absent since April so may may need this.

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6th

8

18th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 3

15:30 Cheltenham

Londonofficecallin

10st 2lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Transformed with new yard, winning handicaps at Punchestown (2m3f; by a street) in June and Killarney (2m7f, yielding to soft; in a tight scrap) in October, with Flat success in between; going great guns but this mark seems to ask a lot more of him, especially from 3lb out of the handicap.

11/2

1st

4

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 180y

15:35 Killarney

Londonofficecallin

11st 8lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Transformed by this yard, winning Punchestown handicap hurdle by a street before fine spell of form on the Flat including course victory in July; hurdles rating went up 15lb for that Punchestown romp but goes on soft and could well defy new mark.

11/4

10/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 38757-

Last run: 171 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Is 0-9 over hurdles but wasn't beaten far on two occasions last season; last seen chasing in April so may need this comeback run; market may prove best guide.

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11th

10

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 110y

19:49 Tramore

Hockworthy Flyer

11st 4lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Andrew McNamara

Limited mare but Downpatrick placed runs earlier this season bring her into it; can lead; competition too tough latest at Galway; top rider booked.

8/1

7th

17

5th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 150y

13:55 Galway

Hockworthy Flyer

11st 5lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Andrew McNamara

Winless from 17 starts, went closest when runner-up in a 2m5f handicap hurdle at Downpatrick in May; much more needed.

33/1

Form: 0-645D5

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Recent handicap form has been quite solid; not sure if this longer trip will suit though.

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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: 9P0-90

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Struggled since entering handicaps, although penultimate Ballinrobe effort wasn't too bad in the circumstances; 3m may have been too far on latest so worth considering now dropped in trip.

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0

15

20th Jun 2023

Good

2m 3f 170y

14:47 Wexford

Powerful Blue

10st 6lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: E Sheehy

Ordinary form over hurdles; only six finishers in the Clonmel handicap chase in which he was fourth; not beaten far then but others preferred.

14/1

4th

6

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 0f 67y

18:15 Clonmel

Powerful Blue

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: E Sheehy

towards rear, headway and briefly went third after 3 out, soon pushed along and outpaced, lost third approaching last, kept on

22/1

6th

14

31st May 2023

Good

2m 1f 100y

18:00 Wexford

Powerful Blue

10st 13lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: E Sheehy

Absent since a poor run at Cork last October; previous Clonmel fifth was a career-best, the closest he had come to reaching the first four;

14/1

Form: -25446

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Some promise in bumpers, not especially progressive in three maiden hurdle runs at 2m; longer trip could bring about improvement on handicap debut.

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0

2

7th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Fairyhouse

Princess Sophia

11st 10lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

First-time hood worked when winning a handicap hurdle at Punchestown in May; well beaten on next three starts; better when fifth here on Monday; blinkered now for rematch with Sayitfirst and Banada Bridge.

12/1

Form: 95300-

Last run: 376 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Third in similar Sligo contest over a year ago her standout effort for previous trainer; yard debut here after year's absence and may be best watched.

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5th

7

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 182y

17:40 Sligo

Howsthewoman

10st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: John G Carr

0-18 over hurdles, placed only once, hard to fancy on chase debut at the age of nine; the only slight positive is that her best hurdles run was when third in a handicap at this venue two seasons ago.

25/1

8th

15

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 37y

19:10 Bellewstown

Howsthewoman

10st 13lb

J: A P Heskin

T: John G Carr

midfield

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 70U872

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Longstanding maiden went closest on latest when second in Sligo handicap chase 15 days ago (2m5f) off lower chase mark; holds no secrets but should be thereabouts.

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1st

5

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

18:45 Clonmel

Eddies Pride

10st 0lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Norman Lee

held up in rear, went fourth after 10th

4/1

16/1

Form: 50-0

Last run: 133 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a point-to-point and mildly promising hurdles debut at Tramore in April but well beaten twice since; back from summer's break for handicap debut but hard to fancy.

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10th

9

8th Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:05 Fairyhouse

Hello Dolley

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S Slevin

prominent, ridden but weakened before 2 out

50/1

9th

4

29th Sep 2022

Good

2m 3f 198y

14:25 Clonmel

Hello Dolley

11st 9lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S Slevin

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield 5 out, slightly hampered after 3 out, pushed along and minor headway from last

16/1

12th

10

19th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 90y

18:25 Tipperary

Hello Dolley

10st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S Slevin

33/1

Form: 00000-

Last run: 310 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Has struggled in handicaps and impossible to make a case for on what we've seen.

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10th

14

29th Sep 2022

Good

2m 3f 198y

14:25 Clonmel

Princesse Cleni

11st 2lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

raced freely, prominent, went second halfway, ridden and lost position before 2 out, soon weakened

25/1

15th

13

23rd Nov 2021

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 150y

15:35 Punchestown

Princesse Cleni

11st 7lb

J: Barry Browne

T: E McNamara

Has struggled in handicaps and this is unlikely to be much different.

100/1

15

16th Nov 2021

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 50y

15:35 Limerick

Princesse Cleni

11st 9lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: E McNamara

First reserve; 50s and struggled in handicaps so far.

Form: 00060

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Standout run came when midfield in 2m3f Downpatrick maiden in July, recent handicap debut effort at Navan was poor; bit to prove now.

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11

11th May 2023

Soft

2m 3f 25y

19:18 Clonmel

Stealing Kisses

11st 6lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Paul Stafford

Standout run came when midfield in 2m3f Downpatrick maiden in July, both handicap efforts afterwards poor; blinkers on now.

14/1

11th

2

29th Sep 2022

Good

2m 3f 198y

14:25 Clonmel

Stealing Kisses

11st 12lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Paul Stafford

prominent, pushed along and weakened after 3 out

20/1

15th

9

17th Sep 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 170y

15:45 Navan

Stealing Kisses

11st 5lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Paul Stafford

raced wide, soon led, headed but prominent after 1st, soon joined leader and disputed lead, headed but prominent before 5th, ridden and weakened before 2 out

12/1

Form: 77-P84

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Recent Killarney fourth over this trip was encouraging and may not have to improve too much on that to play a role here.

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12

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:43 Kilbeggan

Cassidys Girl

10st 13lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: J F O’Shea

Is 0-13 and pulled up at Tramore earlier this month; must improve.

50/1

13

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 30y

19:50 Tramore

Cassidys Girl

10st 13lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: J F O’Shea

Best effort when fourth in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Killarney last August; not seen since running poorly in a Clonmel handicap hurdle in September; best watched.

25/1

12th

10

29th Sep 2022

Good

2m 3f 198y

14:25 Clonmel

Cassidys Girl

11st 2lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: J F O’Shea

prominent, ridden and weakened before 2 out

11/2

Form: /0-590

Last run: 76 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Showed some promise on handicap debut at Roscommon in June but hasn't backed that up twice since; much more needed.

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12th

15

1st Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 199y

15:35 Thurles

Musical Melody

10st 13lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Miss J M Lee

Well held off this basement mark of late, hard to make a serious case for.

25/1

16

22nd Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Limerick

Musical Melody

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: Miss J M Lee

Needs to reverse Cork form with Veneziano Springs and Shean Glory; hard to make a case for her; second reserve.

7th

17

16th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

14:30 Cork

Musical Melody

10st 13lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Miss J M Lee

took keen hold, towards rear, headway 9th, midfield when ridden before 2 out, no impression and weakened approaching last

14/1

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Payout
Exacta €810.00
Straight Forecast €757.80
Tricast €3244.60
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Cassidys Girl

SPOTLIGHT:

Corkbeg

The Irish Sun:

Princess Sophia

POSTDATA:

Cassidys Girl