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14:52 Gowran Park

Yielding

Paulstown Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 20 runners
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Paulstown Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 23 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.40
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 8-4332 BF

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Went close in points and has been knocking on the door back under Rules in handicap hurdles this summer; has one in her from this mark but all her best form is on good and there's rain in the forecast.

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16

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 2f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Natural Look

10st 1lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Declan Queally

Consistent mare over hurdles and fences; deserved success in a 2m6f handicap chase at Galway in October; fair third behind the progressive Harvard Guy in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Navan seven weeks ago; possible each-way material.

14/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 1475-P D

Last run: 138 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Won back-to-back over fences when starting out for this yard last term; possibly a pipe-opener back over timber after 138 days off but he's rated 35lb lower in this sphere so certainly not one to put a line through; best form on yielding or quicker ground.

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7th

3

9th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:40 Tipperary

Wa Wa

12st 0lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

disputed lead early, soon prominent

25/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 9794-0 BF

Last run: 130 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Career best when fourth of 25 on handicap debut at Naas in March; no-show when beaten 21l at Punchestown when last seen four months ago but may have found the ground too quick and improvement possible now stepping up in trip.

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7th

13

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:37 Clonmel

Birdsandthebees

11st 1lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Padraig Roche

soon led, headed and raced in second after 1st, jumped slightly left 4th, led again from 5th, not fluent 3 out, headed and weakened before 2 out

9/2

8th

16

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 175y

15:45 Punchestown

Birdsandthebees

11st 1lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Padraig Roche

midfield

6/1

12/1

  • Place: £5.50

Form: 607-0

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Tailed off when making her handicap debut on return but had shown some ability in trio of maiden hurdle starts last year; may do better.

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No Results Found

Form: 0006-7

Last run: 129 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Sole win came on the Flat from a mark of 59; tailed off in five hurdle outings including two starts in handicaps.

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3rd

2

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:55 Downpatrick

Brehon Star

11st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Flat winner two seasons ago; remote second in a big-field handicap at Punchestown in June showed that he had some potential over jumps; followed that with two lesser efforts, including on the Flat; took to chasing well when beating Lesssaidthebetter on debut for this yard at Tramore; may follow up now.

5/2

1st

11

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 150y

14:45 Tramore

Brehon Star

10st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 5 out, challenging after 3 out, led when pecked on landing 2 out, faced challenge approaching last, ran on well run-in, won going away

14/1

15th

16

(20)

13th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 6f 0y

16:20 Curragh

Brehon Star

9st 2lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Shane Crawley

midfield

25/1

Form: 30/03-

Last run: 410 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Showed he retained ability on return from 20 months off at Punchestown last year before hitting the frame in a Sligo handicap hurdle a year ago; however, clearly not easy to train and has been off another 13 months.

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4th

22

11th Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 150y

16:05 Punchestown

Its My Deal

10st 10lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Oliver McKiernan

prominent, ridden after 2 out, went fourth but no impression final 110yds

12/1

6th

15

1st Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:52 Gowran Park

Its My Deal

11st 5lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Oliver McKiernan

in touch with leaders, slightly hampered 1st, bit short of room when lost position after 3 out, soon pushed along when dropped to midfield, keeping on when not fluent and slightly hampered last, never on terms

50/1

Form: 000-00

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

10-race maiden and tailed off again last time; hard to recommend on anything he's done since switching to handicaps this year.

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16th

3

(7)

22nd Jun 2023

Good

1m 7f 0y

20:20 Leopardstown

Corbin

11st 7lb

J: Mr D P Nolan

T: S M Duffy

awkward start, towards rear

50/1

9th

4

(6)

4th Jun 2023

Good

1m 4f 210y

17:07 Listowel

Corbin

11st 0lb

J: Mr D P Nolan

T: S M Duffy

towards rear

100/1

10

29th Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:03 Galway

Corbin

11st 4lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: S M Duffy

Promise earlier in his career but struggling in a string of handicap efforts in recent times and beaten 24l at Gowran latest; new trip and best form on good.

12/1

Form: P-9531

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Off the mark at the 15th attempt with handicap hurdle success at Ballinrobe 40 days ago; 5lb higher and likely to get different ground with plenty of rain forecast but has found his form again since joining this yard and he's one for the shortlist.

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7th

15

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 181y

16:15 Ballinrobe

Western Dreaming

10st 0lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Mrs Jayne Hearne

Sole win came over C&D last year; serious questions raised after being pulled-up at Kilbeggan last time; 4lb out of handicap.

40/1

0

10

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:12 Kilbeggan

Western Dreaming

11st 0lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Mrs Jayne Hearne

in touch with leaders

12/1

Form: 04706

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Modest form in maiden hurdles and no improvement when well held on handicap debut on his penultimate run; handicap mark looks on the high side at present.

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No Results Found

Form: 89-900

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Shown very little so far and tailed off again last week.

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11th

20

26th Nov 2022

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Watermelon Girl

10st 13lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

Shown nothing since making her debut in March; looks reliant on cheekpieces.

33/1

18

29th Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:38 Galway

Watermelon Girl

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

Shown very little in six runs so far; back up in trip.

40/1

10th

16

1st Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:52 Gowran Park

Watermelon Girl

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

towards rear of midfield, pushed along briefly after 8th, towards rear when pushed along after 3 out, kept on, made no impression

100/1

Form: F06

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Shown very little in three starts so far; very minor progress up at 3m but still has enough to prove on handicap debut here.

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11th

6

1st Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:52 Gowran Park

Madame Milan

11st 11lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W J Lanigan

midfield early, bad mistake and lost ground 4th, in rear when pushed along briefly after 8th, jumped slightly right 4 out, soon pushed along briefly when reminder, ridden and weakened before 2 out

20/1

6th

8

3rd Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:55 Wexford

Madame Milan

10st 13lb

J: Richard Condon

T: W J Lanigan

took keen hold, towards rear of midfield, towards rear when pushed along 3 out, soon outpaced, rallied and stayed on home straight

66/1

20

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 0y

14:30 Cork

Madame Milan

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

First reserve; will need handicaps.

Form: 7064UR D

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Whipped round at the start and unseated last week and got no further than the second fence when unseating 10 days earlier; had been below form over timber previously and looks risky here.

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No Results Found

Form: /407P-

Last run: 173 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Pulled up when stepped back up in trip at Tramore when last seen but has posted a couple of promising efforts in handicaps; has run well after a break before and market may guide to fitness after 173 days off.

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0

13

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

19:18 Tramore

Loup De Tallane

11st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Eoin Griffin

towards rear, detached 5th, pulled up before 3 out (usual 4 out)

10/1

5th

2

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:35 Killarney

Loup De Tallane

12st 0lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

Last-gasp winner of heavy-ground 2m4f Wexford handicap in October and back to that level of form when last seen in similar Punchestown contest in late May, chasing home a clear-cut winner on decent ground; cheekpieces now added to tongue-tie worn on latest.

7/1

Form: 5-0667

Last run: 61 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Not beaten far in a couple of handicap hurdles prior to a tough ask in maiden hurdle company when last seen; should have more to give at this trip and one to consider.

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6th

3

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:20 Tramore

Maggie Walsh

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J Bowe

midfield

4/1

2nd

6

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

17:05 Kilbeggan

Maggie Walsh

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J Bowe

Bit in and out but scored at Tramore last month; folded tamely after a mistake at Punchestown 8 days later but can't be ruled out here given an error-free round.

9/1

Form: 7-P62P

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Left her previous form behind when beaten a neck at Downpatrick on her penultimate start but beaten a long way out when pulled up at Listowel last week and others look more solid.

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14

1st Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:52 Gowran Park

Gibbet Hill

11st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Anthony John Black

prominent in chasing group, not fluent 8th, in touch with leaders when pushed along home turn, not fluent and ridden 2 out, weakening when hampered by faller and unseated rider last

33/1

9

2nd Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:00 Kilbeggan

Gibbet Hill

11st 2lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Anthony John Black

Left all previous form behind when runner-up in a maiden hurdle at Downpatrick last month when switched to front-running; up 2lb but should be involved if she can build on that.

11/2

2nd

10

7th Aug 2022

Good

2m 5f 165y

17:00 Downpatrick

Gibbet Hill

11st 0lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Anthony John Black

led, pushed along and 3 lengths ahead after 2 out, ridden and hung left run-in, headed final strides

14/1

Form: 9000O

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Was already well beaten when running out at the last at Downpatrick 15 days ago; had not shown enough in four starts previously.

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15

16th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

14:30 Cork

Mugsy Delight

11st 0lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Seamus Fahey

didn't jump well, in rear until pulled up after 3rd

50/1

17

1st Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:52 Gowran Park

Mugsy Delight

11st 3lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Seamus Fahey

midfield, fell 1st

100/1

14

16th Sep 2022

Yielding

2m 2f 165y

14:25 Downpatrick

Mugsy Delight

10st 3lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Seamus Fahey

midfield early, towards rear when ridden and no impression after 4 out, tailed off when ran out before last

66/1

Form: 5/06P/

Last run: 727 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Showed some minor promise in maiden hurdle company but couldn't build on that in handicaps when last seen and he's been off two years.

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10th

2

17th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 50y

12:20 Wexford

Coppercoast Paudie

11st 12lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

Low-rated gelding who has run 17 times without reaching the first four; getting on in years now; did not jump well when down the field in a recent handicap at Thurles.

50/1

8th

16

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 13y

14:40 Thurles

Coppercoast Paudie

10st 13lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

First reserve; maiden was beaten 11l when sixth to Duke Otto at Tramore; down the field in maiden since.

11th

3

21st Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

16:21 Limerick

Coppercoast Paudie

11st 12lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

in rear, not fluent 2nd

50/1

Form: 0O6660

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Has gone off the boil again in recent starts and beaten a long way out at Listowel last week.

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6th

12

7th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Fairyhouse

Cottage Artist

10st 13lb

J: Alan King

T: V T O’Brien

Weak form overall; not a bad effort when sixth over C&D on Monday, but unlikely to reverse form with Sayitfirst and Banada Bridge.

14/1

Form: 06-000

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Longstanding maiden and shown little in two runs for this yard.

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10th

11

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 135y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Ventnor

10st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: James M Barcoe

towards rear

12/1

7th

14

26th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:10 Cork

Ventnor

10st 0lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

led, headed but prominent after 2nd, lost position before 4th

14/1

Form: 254466 BF

Last run: 2 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

First reserve; promise in bumpers but not as good over timber and well held on handicap debut on Thursday.

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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: 0U0P56

Last run: 2 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; showed a bit more in a handicap chase before running okay when sixth on Thursday.

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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

OUR TIP

Form: 086045

Last run: 2 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; dual winner over hurdles but no signs of an imminent return to the winners' enclosure this year.

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15th

18

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 150y

15:43 Cork

Beat Of The Sea

10st 13lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Seamus Fahey

Both hurdle wins have been over this trip at Kilbeggan but latest was nearly three years ago (off 97); tame effort there on latest but penultimate Wexford run okay so don't rule out off basement mark.

14/1

11th

12

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Beat Of The Sea

10st 13lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Seamus Fahey

disputed lead, prominent before 2nd

7/1

5th

13

7th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 170y

17:40 Wexford

Beat Of The Sea

10st 13lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Seamus Fahey

in touch with leaders

33/1

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Paddy Rocket, Cottage Artist, Princess Sophia, Falcon Park, Beat Of The Sea

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Payout
Exacta €127.00
Straight Forecast €123.80
Tricast €534.30
Trifecta €269.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Birdsandthebees

SPOTLIGHT:

Wa Wa

POSTDATA:

Kilashee

The Irish Sun:

Birdsandthebees