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16:10 Clonmel

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Clonmel Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 3m 0f 50y
  • 16 runners
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Clonmel Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £28.50
  • Place: £7.90

Form: 2/0/9-

Last run: 194 days

W: 10st 13lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Has only run twice since 2019; beaten 19l at Thurles in March and is best watched on return unless market support.

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7th

4

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Cher Why Not

11st 7lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

Veteran with three wins and nine places to his name from 35 starts over hurdles; retains plenty of ability, placed on his first three starts this season, all over staying distances at Fairyhouse; another solid display at Punchestown, but held by runner-up Cosmo Renfro.

8/1

8/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form: 9-4510 D

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark on 16th hurdle start at Roscommon in July but was then beaten 20l off this mark at Wexford; has to bounce back but Blackmore stays loyal.

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5th

12

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 193y

16:50 Thurles

Well Polly

10st 2lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Miss J M Lee

2-29 over hurdles, suited by 3m; never better than fourth in seven outings in 2023; hard to fancy; in rear on chase debut at Cork in January.

20/1

8th

12

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:32 Cork

Well Polly

11st 5lb

J: Daniel King

T: Miss J M Lee

Dual hurdle winner; struggling for form in that sphere of late and she's hard to recommend on chase debut.

50/1

11/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 1-P234

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Three-time chase winner is yet to score over hurdles but was narrowly denied over this trip at Punchestown in May; however, was beaten 36l at Galway last time and has to better that by a long chalk; seems the better fancied of his yard's pair.

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8

10th Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 120y

16:20 Limerick

Presenting Point

10st 2lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: A M O’Grady

disputed lead, prominent from 4th, weakened quickly after 3 out, pulled up 2 out

33/1

Form: 9-0651 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner was all out to get off the mark over hurdles at Down Royal last time over this trip; will have to improve again to defy a 6lb hike but blinkers may help and has to be respected.

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4th

1

29th Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:10 Clonmel

Dicebox

11st 13lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: John Joseph Hanlon

prominent, not fluent 3rd, pushed along after 3 out, ridden before 2 out, ridden and kept on well run-in, not reach leaders, finished lame

9/2

1st

9

26th Aug 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:30 Down Royal

Dicebox

11st 5lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: John Joseph Hanlon

prominent, slowed dramatically and lost position 1st, good headway and went second 4 out, led narrowly after 3 out, faced challenge when edged right and bumped rival after 2 out, briefly headed run-in, hard ridden and led again towards finish, all out

10/1

5th

2

5th Aug 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

17:50 Wexford

Dicebox

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: John Joseph Hanlon

in touch with leaders, not fluent 1st, midfield after 2nd, not fluent 3rd, not fluent 7th, pushed along and headway approaching last, soon prominent and switched left, ridden and no extra run-in

12/1

Form: 0-3136 BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 11lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Dual point' winner has been in good form over fences lately, rising to a mark of 91; beaten 17l off this mark on last hurdle start but that was over 2m4f and this trip suits her better, so a chance.

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3

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

18:45 Clonmel

Rule Of June

10st 2lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Liam Casey

in rear, raced in last when slow jump 8th, soon reminder, not fluent 9th, soon reminder and weakened, tailed off when pulled up after 4 out

12/1

7th

9

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:25 Wexford

Rule Of June

11st 1lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Liam Casey

Beat Rudy Catrail in a Tramore chase last year, her sole win; some decent runs in defeat this summer but struggled in testing ground back at Tramore last time; not ruled out.

11/1

Form: -0U0P5

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 12 starts has been soundly beaten on last few starts over hurdles, though ran well enough over fences at Ballinrobe last time; minor squeak.

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4th

9

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

Falcon Park

10st 13lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: Paul Hennessy

A 20-race maiden and shown nothing in three runs this term; best recent form over further.

33/1

19

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 180y

16:50 Naas

Falcon Park

11st 1lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Paul Hennessy

Maiden's best run was when remote second of 19 at Gowran (2m4f, heavy) in the autumn; faller at halfway latest; jockey booking catches the eye.

12/1

11

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Falcon Park

11st 3lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: Paul Hennessy

Off the track for 10 months before never in the hunt in a Bellewstown maiden hurdle in August; much improved when second in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Gowran in September; struggled in a maiden at Thurles on latest.

12/1

Form: 9-00P1

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

First reserve; point' winner got off the mark over fences at Sligo two weeks ago; well beaten on last few starts over hurdles but has to be respected now, with top claimer aboard.

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7th

17

29th Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:10 Clonmel

Dangan Des Champs

10st 10lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Robert Tyner

towards rear of midfield, headway after 3 out, pushed along before 2 out, no impression when hampered 2 out, soon no extra

1st

10

14th Sep 2022

Good

3m 1f 150y

17:30 Sligo

Dangan Des Champs

10st 13lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Robert Tyner

held up in midfield, headway 12th, pressed leaders going okay after 3 out, made challenge going best after 2 out, joined leader approaching last, led last, soon ridden and ran on, won going away

20/1

13

3rd Sep 2022

Good

3m 1f 50y

17:35 Wexford

Dangan Des Champs

10st 6lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Robert Tyner

First reserve; well beaten in three starts for her current stable; others preferred.

Form: B0803-

Last run: 362 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Best effort in six starts came almost a year ago when third in a Gowran handicap over 2m4f off this mark; cheekpieces worn then are left off but bred to stay this trip and is of interest, especially if market support.

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7

9th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 182y

16:25 Thurles

Cast Iron

11st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Off the track for a year after a decent third in a Gowran maiden hurdle in 2021; well beaten in a couple of chases after he was a disappointing favourite in a Clonmel handicap hurdle; might well be suited by this trip but hard to know what to expect.

8/1

7th

3

26th Nov 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:35 Gowran Park

Cast Iron

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

towards rear, bad mistake 5 out

25/1

6th

1

8th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 7f 192y

12:20 Fairyhouse

Cast Iron

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

towards rear, headway before 3 out

20/1

Form: 0-80

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Point' winner has been well beaten in three maiden hurdles but could be a different proposition on handicap debut, so a market check is advised.

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11th

6

28th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

12:55 Limerick

Blue Motion

11st 4lb

J: T Joseph Kelly

T: Donncha Duggan

Rated 85, he can't be fancied here.

100/1

18

11th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Cork

Blue Motion

10st 13lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Donncha Duggan

prominent, pushed along and weakened quickly after 4 out, pulled up 3 out

25/1

4th

2

21st Oct 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 90y

16:10 Sligo

Blue Motion

11st 4lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Donncha Duggan

in touch with leaders, not fluent 5th, not fluent 4 out, ridden before 2 out, no extra from last

66/1

Form: 0500P

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Has been beaten out of sight in two handicaps this month and can't be fancied on that evidence.

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9th

8

27th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 0f 74y

17:10 Clonmel

Ballard Prince

10st 3lb

J: Daniel King

T: Eoghan O’Grady

Some promise in a maiden hurdle here in June but beaten out of sight since and very hard to fancy now switched to fences.

25/1

12th

13

13th Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tramore

Ballard Prince

11st 4lb

J: Mr J Aherne

T: Eoghan O’Grady

midfield, hampered 1st, towards rear of midfield 2nd, mistake 6th, beaten 4 out

50/1

10th

7

29th Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:10 Clonmel

Ballard Prince

11st 4lb

J: Mr J Aherne

T: Eoghan O’Grady

prominent, not fluent and lost ground 5 out, soon pushed along, dropped to rear 3 out, soon became detached, tailed off

40/1

OUR TIP

Form: /0-230 BF

Last run: 58 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Twice ran well at Tipperary in May over this trip on good ground but was way below that level on soft at Roscommon last month; could bounce back on this better ground and yard won this last two years.

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14th

8

21st Oct 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 90y

16:45 Sligo

Lucailem

11st 6lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Matthew J Smith

never better than mid-division, ridden and weakened quickly after 2 out (usual 3 out), tailed off

28/1

2

29th Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:10 Clonmel

Lucailem

11st 13lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Matthew J Smith

in touch with leaders, prominent 4th, ridden and weakened from 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

13/2

11th

9

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 210y

20:00 Roscommon

Lucailem

11st 4lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Matthew J Smith

prominent, pushed along and weakened quickly before 3 out

6/1

Form: 0-0608

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Record of 1-12 over hurdles; was soundly beaten in two chase starts this year but there was some encouragement back over hurdles at Navan last time; now 2lb lower than winning mark, so interesting, even though is unproven over the trip.

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3rd

16

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 30y

19:50 Tramore

Royal Recital

11st 9lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

First reserve; declining form last year and down now to a mark of 90; could be interesting.

15

27th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 3f 92y

14:20 Clonmel

Royal Recital

11st 0lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Struggled for form during the Summer but was in the process of running his best race for a while when falling two out in a 3m handicap hurdle here last month; 2lb below his last winning mark and cannot be dismissed.

14/1

4

29th Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:10 Clonmel

Royal Recital

11st 9lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: Ross O’Sullivan

midfield, headway and tracked leaders towards far side halfway, pressed leaders 3 out, outpaced before 2 out, ridden disputing third when fell 2 out

14/1

Form: 0322P5 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Has been mostly chasing this year and generally running well until pulled-up at Kilbeggan last month; however, bounced back with a decent hurdles effort at Navan last time over 2m5f; stays this trip and chance.

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0

6

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 110y

17:20 Downpatrick

Steps Match

11st 8lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Michael Butler

Dual hurdle winner, the latest over 3m at Roscommon in July; 0-10 over fences but placed three times in staying handicaps and made a mid-race mistake when below par in the latest.

6/1

Form: 7-54P8

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Maiden under all codes ran respectably in a 2m Flat handicap here last time; hasn't been beaten far up to 2m2f over hurdles at times but this is a big jump in trip and isn't bred to stay.

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11th

12

(5)

30th Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 5f 29y

16:25 Sligo

Dixon Line

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Adrian Sexton

Precious little over hurdles of late although did run well in a couple of late-season Flat handicaps last year off this lowly mark.

25/1

3

6th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:40 Leopardstown

Dixon Line

11st 12lb

J: Alan King

T: Adrian Sexton

Rated only 80 and has a mountain to climb; 13th at Wexford yesterday.

200/1

13th

17

5th Mar 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:50 Wexford

Dixon Line

10st 0lb

J: Alan King

T: Adrian Sexton

midfield

Form: /38P-0

Last run: 3 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Third in a bumper last year but was beaten 66l on comeback at Roscommon three days ago and can't be fancied.

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14

29th Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:10 Clonmel

My Ladeen

10st 13lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: James Andrew Fahey

Third in a bumper last year but was beaten 66l on comeback at Roscommon three days ago and can't be fancied.

40/1

10th

14

26th Sep 2022

Good

2m 7f 170y

15:35 Roscommon

My Ladeen

10st 1lb

J: G B Noonan

T: James Andrew Fahey

midfield, pushed along towards rear after 4 out, no impression before 3 out

33/1

15

26th Aug 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:30 Down Royal

My Ladeen

10st 11lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: James Andrew Fahey

Tailed off over 3m at Listowel festival on only handicap start last season; first run now in 11 months; up against it.

33/1

Form: PP000

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Beaten a long way on all hurdle starts and can't be fancied until showing more.

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15

29th Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 50y

16:10 Clonmel

Areyougoinforone

10st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Ray Hackett

midfield, not fluent 5 out, ridden and weakened from 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

66/1

13th

6

14th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Tramore

Areyougoinforone

11st 6lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Ray Hackett

midfield, towards rear when reminders and no extra after 4 out, weakened and tailed off before 2 out

12/1

11th

2

21st Jul 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Areyougoinforone

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ray Hackett

took keen hold, led, steadied 1st, soon headed and chased leaders, dropped to midfield 5 out, weakened from 3 out, tailed off

66/1

Form: 0-0569

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; beaten 33l off 2lb higher at Listowel last week and has to find loads on that form.

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1

15th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 38y

Class 5

17:05 Fakenham

Chief Black Robe

12st 6lb

J: Mr Myles Osborne

T: M Osborne

Couldn't win a maiden point last year but subsequently ran up a four-timer in summer handicap chases for Fergal O'Brien (2m5f-3m, good); likely sharper for recent return and will appreciate any dryout.

10/1

2nd

1

2nd Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 216y

Class 4

15:43 Newton Abbot

Chief Black Robe

12st 0lb

J: Mr Tom Broughton

T: Fergal O’Brien

held up in last, headway and went second 13th, led 2 out, soon ridden, headed inside final 110yds, no extra towards finish

4/7

4th

14

22nd Jul 2023

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 1

15:15 Market Rasen

Chief Black Robe

10st 9lb

J: Mr Tom Broughton

T: Fergal O’Brien

Much-improved 7yo who is 4-4 over fences since returned to racing under rules this season, the latest win gained fairly comfortably at Worcester (2m7f, good) 12 days ago; upped significantly in grade today but it's hard to tell when his rapid progress will level off.

10/1

Form: 060P69

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 8lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; poor form off this mark lately and can't be fancied.

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1st

12

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 194y

16:20 Sligo

Athagabhain

11st 2lb

J: Mr H E Sexton

T: Adrian Sexton

in touch with leaders, went second after 3rd, led before 4th, faced challenge 3 out, pushed along approaching last, ridden out final 110yds

16/1

16th

9

(13)

30th Jun 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

18:40 Curragh

Athagabhain

9st 6lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: Adrian Sexton

took keen hold, prominent, lost ground and midfield after 3f

50/1

6th

10

(7)

4th Jun 2023

Good

1m 4f 210y

17:07 Listowel

Athagabhain

10st 9lb

J: Mr H E Sexton

T: Adrian Sexton

towards rear of midfield

150/1

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Non-runners

Veneziano Springs, My Ladeen, Chief Black Robe, Athagabhain

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Payout
Exacta €5892.00
Straight Forecast €4332.90
Tricast €38686.10
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Rule Of June

RP Ratings (IRE):

Cast Iron

The Irish Sun:

Lucailem

POSTDATA:

Rule Of June