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Callan Tansey Solicitors Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5949.58
  • 3m 1f 90y
  • 16 runners
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Callan Tansey Solicitors Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 215UU4

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Won a Tipperary handicap in June over 3m and best run since was when fourth at Listowel last time over 2m4f; return to this trip is a plus, so has a shout.

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3rd

4

13th Jun 2023

Good

3m 1f 96y

19:43 Sligo

Alfieri

11st 8lb

J: Mr J W Reilly

T: Ross O’Sullivan

towards rear, slightly hampered 1st, not fluent 7th, pushed along and headway from 3 out, disputed lead approaching last, ridden towards far side run-in, no extra towards finish

10/1

8th

2

18th May 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

19:50 Tipperary

Alfieri

11st 13lb

J: Mr J W Reilly

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Sole win over C&D last summer; seems fine fresh, so perhaps his absence since December no bad thing under regular rider; a little inconsistent.

20/1

1

21st Dec 2022

Yielding

2m 6f 110y

14:37 Fairyhouse

Alfieri

12st 0lb

J: Mr J W Reilly

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Easy Tipperary 3m winner during the summer wasn't far off his best last time at Punchestown over 2m5f and can go well again with longer trip to suit.

11/2

10/1

  • Place: £4.80

Form: 0-1037

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Modest Flat maiden won a Wexford handicap hurdle in May; a fine third at Navan last month but race might have come too soon at Roscommon 9 days later; squeak if bouncing back.

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4th

6

20th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 70y

18:20 Kilbeggan

Yenillik

11st 6lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: H Rogers

towards rear

7/1

6th

8

(15)

6th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 6f 70y

16:15 Bellewstown

Yenillik

9st 5lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: H Rogers

Needs a trip over hurdles and handles soft ground; absent since November so may just need this.

9/2

9/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 98F613 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark in a Kilbeggan handicap but found this mark beyond him when beaten 15l at Listowel since; could run well but has to find more to score.

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1

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:15 Down Royal

Ballyglass Beauty

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Liam P Cusack

Won his third race over hurdles at Listowel in September and a creditable third at Gowran next time off 113; unseated at the first only chase start last year; likely to improve for this run.

22/1

3rd

9

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:00 Gowran Park

Ballyglass Beauty

10st 0lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Liam P Cusack

Has won two of his last four starts and won going away when bolting up at Listowel last week; effectively 9lb higher (1lb wrong) in a much tougher race but can't be ruled out at present.

5/1

1st

14

20th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Ballyglass Beauty

10st 0lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Liam P Cusack

Two decent runs in defeat since winning at Sligo; needs a bit more but is unlikely to be far away and is ground versatile; 1lb out of the handicap.

12/1

Form: 603-7

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Was a decent third behind a smart rival in a Ballinrobe maiden hurdle (2m1f) in April but way below that on return at Listowel; big step up in trip on handicap debut but of some interest.

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9th

1

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 77y

18:20 Ballinrobe

Carrig Carol

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: Peter Croke

Hurdle winner has run well at this track before; however, has been well beaten on recent starts; cheekpieces need to work.

18/1

13th

1

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:40 Tramore

Carrig Carol

12st 0lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Peter Croke

Winning hurdler is 0-4 chasing; expected to come on for recent hurdles comeback run but bit to do off this opening mark.

12/1

Form: 3-U321 C

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Won over hurdles at Bellewstown (2m4f) last year and got off the mark over fences here (2m5f) last time; seems to stay 3m and capable of running well.

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5th

6

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 160y

16:20 Tramore

Broken Ice

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

held up in rear

8/1

Form: 2132

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Consistent type won a Ballinrobe maiden over 2m6f on second start before decent runs in a Downpatrick novice and Roscommon beginners' chase; should run well on handicap debut.

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6th

6

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 146y

13:05 Punchestown

Paidis Passion

10st 9lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D M Christie

Progressive mare between last August and October, gaining three wins a row, two over hurdles and a mares' chase at Ballinrobe; soundly beaten in two handicap chases.

100/1

8th

2

29th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 5f 70y

12:00 Leopardstown

Paidis Passion

11st 11lb

J: Carl Millar

T: D M Christie

Progressive mare between August and October, gaining three wins a row, two over hurdles and a mares' chase at Ballinrobe in which Hazelhatch Lady was third; soundly beaten in fifth on her handicap chase debut at Down Royal.

8/1

Form: 8F/PP-

Last run: 237 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Pulled-up both starts last winter and can't be seriously fancied until showing more.

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8th

9

20th Jun 2023

Good

3m 1f 70y

17:17 Wexford

Diamond Grove

11st 2lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Edward Cawley

towards rear of midfield, dropped to rear when pushed along after 12th, weakening when mistake 3 out, tailed off before 2 out

25/1

18

30th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 130y

16:52 Naas

Diamond Grove

10st 13lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Edward Cawley

14-race maiden and struggling for form this season; hasn't shown the form required for a few years; cheekpieces now tried.

50/1

10th

17

6th Mar 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

15:25 Leopardstown

Diamond Grove

10st 2lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Edward Cawley

Lightly raced 8yo yet to trouble the judge over hurdles and fences, fading quite tamely in first-time tongue tie over this trip at Punchestown last time; hard to fancy.

25/1

Form: 9P663P

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Winner over hurdles and fences at Downpatrick but was very disappointing over fences there last time; has run well in defeat at this track; cheekpieces tried.

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No Results Found

Form: 057442

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

A maiden after 17 starts but has put up several good runs in defeat this season over hurdles and fences; can be a player if at her best.

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11th

11

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:00 Tramore

Wild Caprice

11st 1lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

0-27, placed seven times; form has lacked consistency but she has often looked capable of picking up a little handicap though perhaps more likely on better ground than this; beaten 18l when fourth of five finishers in a handicap chase last week.

12/1

4th

7

24th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 74y

13:30 Fairyhouse

Wild Caprice

10st 7lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: John Patrick Ryan

in touch with leaders, towards rear when not fluent 9th, headway 4 out, left in third when not fluent 2 out, weakening when lost third run-in

8/1

Form: 82F-15 D

Last run: 111 days

W: 10st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Had been in good form over fences in the spring and ran a solid race over hurdles at Bellewstown in July; has to find a bit more after his break.

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6th

3

27th Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

4m 2f 0y

16:50 Punchestown

Clonguile Way

11st 12lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Runner-up in the 4m Borders National at Kelso in December; tailed off over a shorter trip at the same venue last month; managed a creditable fourth behind Stealthy Tom over 3m1f here in February; potentially has the beating of several of these rivals on that running given that he stays well.

8/1

Form: 15354U

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 10lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Dual Flat winner is 1-15 over hurdles but has run sound races in defeat in this sphere last number of runs, so enters calculations.

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10th

14

12th May 2024

Good

3m 2f 0y

16:30 Killarney

The Abbey

10st 1lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Just 2-17 over fences; fair fourth behind today's rival Brideswell Lad at Leopardstown in March after a break; failed to improve on that when taking the same place over 3m2f at Down Royal four weeks ago.

12/1

4th

2

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 2f 50y

17:25 Down Royal

The Abbey

11st 13lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear, headway 3 out, went fourth last, edged right and weakened gradually inside final 110yds

3/1

Form: 774760 C

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 5lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Won over hurdles at Clonmel in May but mixed form in this sphere and over fences since; poor at Tramore last time; others preferred.

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No Results Found

Form: 0-230P

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Twice ran well in Tipperary handicaps over 3m in May but has been way below that twice since and has major questions to answer now; blinkers have to work.

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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: 00434

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Best run in four hurdle starts was when third in a Downpatrick maiden (2m5f) in August but was below that level in a Listowel maiden over 3m since; respected on handicap debut.

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4th

5

26th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 0y

19:45 Limerick

Whos Houdini

11st 8lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Good fourth over fences at Tramore in December but needs to improve plenty on recent hurdles form.

16/1

6th

5

5th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 180y

17:40 Downpatrick

Whos Houdini

11st 10lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

led, headed halfway, soon chased clear leader

12/1

2

30th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 2f 190y

16:17 Naas

Whos Houdini

12st 0lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Unseated after a bad mistake over fences last time; showed some promise over timber earlier in the season, although it was a low-key handicap debut when last seen over hurdles; this trip is probably on the short side.

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 5-9P31

Last run: 10 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Colt

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

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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

Form: 32412- D

Last run: 182 days

W: 11st 4lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Three-time chase winner but is 0-12 over hurdles; off a much lower mark but has only run twice in this sphere in last five years, so is opposable on balance.

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10

21st Oct 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 90y

16:45 Sligo

Dubai Devils

11st 4lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Paul Stafford

in touch with leaders on inner, lost position when not fluent 3 out (usual 4 out), pulled up approaching last

12/1

2nd

5

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Soft

3m 6f 121y

Class 3

14:40 Perth

Dubai Devils

11st 9lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Paul Stafford

1st

1

17th Mar 2022

Good

3m 7f 199y

Class 4

15:05 Hexham

Dubai Devils

11st 12lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Paul Stafford

Irish raider; first run at this trip but shaped as though he would stay this far when a keeping-on sixth in the 3m4f Ulster National at Downpatrick in March 2021 (good to yielding); in fair form recently; a possible.

7/2

Form: 663258

Last run: 49 days

W: 10st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; maiden was well beaten at Kilbeggan last time but has a minor squeak on some of his previous efforts over hurdles and fences.

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0

13

28th Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:52 Galway

Back The West

10st 13lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: I Madden

Tailed-off in this race on testing ground last year and only one run since; best watched.

40/1

10th

17

30th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 130y

16:52 Naas

Back The West

10st 13lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: I Madden

Best form is on better ground than this and he was tailed off on heavy at Galway when last seen; off 152 days.

40/1

Form: 24-640

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 3lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; well beaten over fences the last twice but has a squeak on placed efforts over hurdles in the spring.

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6th

15

18th Dec 2022

Frozen

3m 0f 59y

13:14 Thurles

Costalita

10st 5lb

J: G B Noonan

T: P J Rothwell

Hurdle winner raced lazily but ran on over 2m5f at Tramore last time; has a chance if repeating that form with this longer trip a possible benefit.

8/1

2nd

10

6th Dec 2022

Soft

2m 5f 100y

15:15 Tramore

Costalita

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Has been running just alright over hurdles lately but has to improve on the form of her previous chasing efforts.

22/1

7th

11

22nd Nov 2022

Soft

3m 0f 100y

15:15 Limerick

Costalita

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Mare's sole win came nearly three years ago at Clonmel; bits and pieces of form this year, second at Down Royal in the spring and not shamed when sixth of 20 over this trip at Galway last month.

10/1

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Non-runners

A Dublin Job, Back The West, Costalita

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Payout
Exacta €374.00
Straight Forecast €303.60
Tricast €5320.10
Trifecta €8058.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Broken Ice

RP Ratings (IRE):

Alfieri

The Irish Sun:

Lucailem

TOPSPEED:

Yenillik

POSTDATA:

Broken Ice