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Corrib Oil Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6197.48
  • 2m 0f 90y
  • 20 runners
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Corrib Oil Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 20 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.00
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 1- D

Last run: 182 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Made all in Borris House maiden point last December for Mick Goff; fetched GBP105,000 at the sales and confirmed potential by winning a 23-runner Punchestown bumper in April; third-placed Halibut won very easily at Clonmel on Thursday; tongue-tie on now.

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5th

7

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 55y

16:15 Punchestown

Path Doroux

11st 6lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Maiden after nine chase starts but has been holding his own in good company; second at Leopardstown, with Solness in third; fine third to Unexpected Party in the Grand Annual at Cheltenham, and third again in the Red Rum at Aintree, 7l behind today's top weight Saint Roi.

7/1

3rd

4

11th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 176y

Class 1

16:40 Aintree

Path Doroux

11st 2lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Maiden after eight chase starts but he's improving and his jumping was more assured than has sometimes been the case when a very solid third with no excuses to Unexpected Party in the Grand Annual at Cheltenham (2m, soft; first-time cheekpieces added, retained here); has a 6lb turnaround for nearly 6l but likely to need a shade more for this sharper test if he's to reverse the placings.

6/1

3rd

8

13th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 199y

Class 1

16:50 Cheltenham

Path Doroux

11st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Not always the slickest of jumpers but he's translated his hurdle ability to fences in recent starts, chasing home Hunter's Yarn in a maiden at Fairyhouse before splitting Madara and Solness in a competitive handicap at Leopardstown (2m1f, soft) last month; has first-time cheekpieces combined with the tongue-tie he's worn lately.

10/1

11/4

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 14- D

Last run: 266 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Quickened up well in the closing stages when winning a Navan bumper on debut last December, scoring by 6l from subsequent winner Killer Mode; unable to make much impression when fourth behind star bumper horse Facile Vega in Grade 2 Leopardstown event; wears hood now on hurdling debut; leading chance.

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9th

5

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Navan

Itswhatunitesus

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: H Rogers

Won back-to-back over hurdles last season but has really struggled since and shown nothing in two runs for this yard.

33/1

10th

5

27th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:20 Leopardstown

Itswhatunitesus

10st 13lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: H Rogers

in rear, mistake 1st

33/1

10th

2

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:10 Navan

Itswhatunitesus

11st 6lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: H Rogers

towards rear

50/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 709-03

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Inconsistent sort; placed in a bumper at Down Royal early in the year; also ran well to take third behind the two market principals in a maiden hurdle over 2m4f at Navan on latest, this race looks stronger.

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12th

6

26th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

A Million Bucks

11st 6lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Thomas Gibney

midfield

16/1

13th

18

4th Dec 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:05 Fairyhouse

A Million Bucks

10st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

prominent in chasing group

12/1

3rd

1

29th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 0f 90y

14:18 Galway

A Million Bucks

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

Inconsistent sort; placed in a bumper at Down Royal early in the year; also ran well to take third behind the two market principals in a maiden hurdle over 2m4f at Navan on latest, this race looks stronger.

10/1

Form: /3F58-

Last run: 204 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Has shown flashes of ability, particularly in bumpers, though his best performance was two seasons ago when second at Cork; faces a tough task in this company.

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7th

4

26th Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 125y

15:45 Clonmel

Castlehill Boy

11st 11lb

J: Mr C J Shine

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

midfield, in touch with leaders home turn, weakened before 2 out

14/1

Form: 5/92-

Last run: 258 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ran once in 2020; improved from his comeback when chasing home an above-average type in a bumper at Punchestown last season; interesting prospect.

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0

9

8th Aug 2023

Soft

2m 7f 130y

18:30 Roscommon

Secret Artist

11st 6lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

in rear, mistake 1st, struggling 11th, lost touch 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

14/1

9th

2

27th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:15 Limerick

Secret Artist

12st 0lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Of major note on bumper form, notably second to high-class James's Gate in February (third ran well Wednesday); not translated that form to hurdling yet and just over two weeks since he was down the field at Cork; shrewd local yard.

10/1

11th

15

11th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 185y

12:45 Cork

Secret Artist

11st 12lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

midfield, outpaced and pushed along 4 out, soon beaten

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dam was placed over hurdles; stablemate House Of Glory has a stronger pedigree.

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15

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:42 Down Royal

Must Go Now

10st 3lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Edward Cawley

took keen hold, midfield, fell 4th

15/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Dam shaped quite well on debut in a big-field bumper at Leopardstown but never ran again; solid pedigree.

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4th

2

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 110y

18:00 Punchestown

Buddy One

11st 10lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Consistent sort and continues to progress; followed his fourth in the Stayers Hurdle with an excellent second in the Grade 1 Liverpool Hurdle; going to the well again but likely to give a good account again if his recent exertions hasn't taken the edge off him.

6/1

2nd

2

13th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 149y

Class 1

15:05 Aintree

Buddy One

11st 10lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Acts on soft going; good second in 2m4f handicap at this meeting last year; looks set to go well again, having posted a big effort (40-1 fourth, two places behind Flooring Porter) in the Stayers' Hurdle at Cheltenham most recently.

10/1

2

14th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 213y

Class 1

15:30 Cheltenham

Buddy One

11st 10lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Third in the Martin Pipe here last March (2m4f, soft) and continued to progress in handicaps last year, defying top weight in big field here (3m, soft) in November; struggled in two Irish Grade 1s in December and has to prove he can cut it in this company, but he's capable of better than those last two performances and maybe a break will have helped; not ruled out each-way.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Half-brother to Flat winners in Germany and Hungary; decent German pedigree; in good hands with Paul Nolan.

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0

1

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

15:35 Tipperary

Anstand

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

held up in rear, ridden and no impression before 4 out

22/1

7th

6

31st May 2023

Good

2m 1f 100y

18:00 Wexford

Anstand

11st 7lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Paul Nolan

One of the more likely contenders on the basis of form such as a recent Clonmel fourth, beaten only 4l and not quite seeing out the 2m3f trip; this may be closer to his optimum trip.

4/1

4th

9

11th May 2023

Soft

2m 3f 25y

19:18 Clonmel

Anstand

11st 7lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Paul Nolan

Runner-up over 2m here in February on soft but well below that form twice since when well-fancied, latest when possibly didn't stay at Tramore; blinkers now tried.

8/1

Form: 606

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second in a maiden point last season at Kirkistown last season; beaten favourite twice subsequently; racecourse form not good enough to encourage support.

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8th

11

25th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 200y

12:48 Punchestown

Celebrating Katie

11st 5lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

Shown very little under rules so far including since going over fences on last two starts.

200/1

9th

7

10th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 120y

15:12 Down Royal

Celebrating Katie

11st 5lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

Second in a maiden point in February 2022; weak form over hurdles; last of 14 off a modest rating in a handicap at Cork last month; posed no threat when unseating at the eighth on chasing debut at Thurles last week.

66/1

0

14

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

12:55 Thurles

Celebrating Katie

11st 5lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Noel C Kelly

in rear, no impression when mistake and unseated 8th

33/1

Form: P/0P0

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Nothing to recommend so far, has been too keen and unable to see out his races.

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0

14

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 181y

16:15 Ballinrobe

Courthill

10st 0lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: Michael E Hallinan

Tailed-off over C&D last time and can't be fancied, especially from 4lb out of handicap; cheekpieces tried.

66/1

11th

19

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

18:35 Ballinrobe

Courthill

10st 13lb

T: Michael E Hallinan

prominent on inner

Form: 8-

Last run: 230 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dam won the Irish Grand National for this stable; some merit in her debut run at Naas in March, when she stayed on in mid-field from well off the pace; can improve

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12

16th Jan 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 100y

15:20 Punchestown

Whatdoyouknow

11st 2lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: J Motherway

towards rear of midfield early, towards rear when pushed along after 7th, mistake 9th, minor headway when pushed along after 4 out, no extra 2 out, pulled up before last

16/1

14th

14

17th Nov 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 60y

12:42 Clonmel

Whatdoyouknow

11st 4lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: J Motherway

Dam won the Irish Grand National for this stable; midfield finishes in both maiden hurdles suggest he'll be more of a force in handicaps and may want a longer trip.

25/1

11th

18

29th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 0f 90y

14:18 Galway

Whatdoyouknow

11st 12lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: J Motherway

Dam won the Irish Grand National for this stable; some merit in her debut run at Naas in March, when she stayed on in mid-field from well off the pace; can improve

14/1

Form: 70-

Last run: 209 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beaten in excess of 60l in two races last season; possibly one for handicaps in due course.

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18th

19

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:10 Punchestown

Atlantic Wonder

11st 0lb

J: A P Heskin

T: A J Martin

in rear

6/1

2nd

12

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

15:20 Navan

Atlantic Wonder

11st 0lb

J: A P Heskin

T: A J Martin

midfield, switched right when not fluent 2 out, soon headway

100/1

Form: 60

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Dundalk nursery winner in 2019 when with Johnny Murtagh; deteriorated on Flat, no appeal on hurdles form so far.

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15th

9

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

17:05 Kilbeggan

Enchanted One

11st 7lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

Dundalk nursery winner when with Johnny Murtagh; ran okay in a maiden hurdle here last summer but hasn't progressed and tailed off on last month's Sligo return.

14/1

11th

17

13th Jun 2023

Good

2m 1f 133y

18:33 Sligo

Enchanted One

11st 1lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: John Patrick Ryan

raced in second, lost second before 2nd

13th

9

29th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 0f 90y

14:18 Galway

Enchanted One

11st 12lb

J: John Kirwan

T: John Patrick Ryan

Dundalk nursery winner in 2019 when with Johnny Murtagh; deteriorated on Flat, no appeal on hurdles form so far.

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Half-sister to trainer's useful five-time winner Nobody Home who needed plenty of time; wears a hood for debut.

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14th

20

29th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:17 Naas

House Of Glory

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Edward Cawley

Half-sister to trainer's useful five-time winner Nobody Home who needed plenty of time; big price when down the field at Galway in October.

100/1

14th

20

29th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 0f 90y

14:18 Galway

House Of Glory

11st 5lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Edward Cawley

Half-sister to trainer's useful five-time winner Nobody Home who needed plenty of time; wears a hood for debut.

33/1

Form: 0-

Last run: 182 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Poor form in points; tailed off in a Punchestown won by Path D'Oroux on his racecourse debut.

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7th

5

(2)

24th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 4f 126y

20:10 Ballinrobe

Somethingaboutcian

9st 9lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Shane Nolan

Poor form over jumps including in point-to-point; makes no appeal on belated Flat debut at the age of seven.

100/1

0

8

10th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 191y

19:43 Roscommon

Somethingaboutcian

11st 2lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Shane Nolan

midfield

33/1

7

25th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 160y

19:30 Limerick

Somethingaboutcian

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Shane Nolan

Poor maiden can't be fancied in this company.

100/1

OUR TIP

Form: 009

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Struggled in bumpers and also when set a very demanding task over hurdles at Listowel.

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1

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

19:30 Tramore

As Na Scamaill

11st 12lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Leonard Paul Flynn

Shown very little in four starts so far; off 217 days and others preferred.

100/1

16th

3

29th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 0f 90y

14:18 Galway

As Na Scamaill

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Leonard Paul Flynn

Struggled in bumpers and also when set a very demanding task over hurdles at Listowel.

100/1

9th

8

24th Sep 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Listowel

As Na Scamaill

11st 0lb

J: T Joseph Kelly

T: Leonard Paul Flynn

always towards rear, became detached 4th, tailed off

100/1

Form:

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Pulled-up on only point start; completely tailed off in a maiden hurdle at Tipperary.

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12th

10

8th Dec 2022

Soft

2m 3f 14y

12:05 Clonmel

Ormond Poet

11st 4lb

J: Mr P A King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

midfield, in touch with leaders when not fluent 4 out, weakening when not fluent 3 out

100/1

17th

12

29th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 0f 90y

14:18 Galway

Ormond Poet

11st 12lb

J: D G Hogan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Pulled-up on only point start; completely tailed off in a maiden hurdle at Tipperary.

100/1

10

21st Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

15:00 Sligo

Ormond Poet

11st 4lb

J: Mr C Mullins

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Has shown nothing in a point and maiden hurdle; can only be watched.

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Half-brother to The Nephew, a five-time chase winner for Jonjo O'Neill; of some interest but probably more in the longer term.

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17th

8

6th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

18:50 Tipperary

Parnell One

11st 4lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Hardly beat a rival in three much better maiden hurdles late last year and hard to fancy.

150/1

13th

9

28th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:20 Limerick

Parnell One

11st 4lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Shown nothing at huge prices in two runs so far.

200/1

Form: 4 BF

Last run: 169 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Won at two for Ger Lyons and also successful in a 1m2f handicap at the Curragh last season on debut for this yard; flopped at Kilbeggan in May on sole start over hurdles; solid shows in valuable handicaps at this venue and Leopardstown before never in the hunt in Cesarewitch won by another Irish raider, Run For Oscar; obvious chance despite Kilbeggan blip.

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5

29th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 0f 90y

14:18 Galway

Baby Zeus

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Won at two for Ger Lyons and also successful in a 1m2f handicap at the Curragh last season on debut for this yard; flopped at Kilbeggan in May on sole start over hurdles; solid shows in valuable handicaps at this venue and Leopardstown before never in the hunt in Cesarewitch won by another Irish raider, Run For Oscar; obvious chance despite Kilbeggan blip.

7/4

10th

11

(22)

8th Oct 2022

Good

2m 2f 0y

Class 2

15:40 Newmarket

Baby Zeus

8st 13lb

J: William Buick

T: W P Mullins

slowly away, raced in last, ridden over 2f out, hung right from over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never on terms (jockey said gelding was slowly away)

11/1

6th

4

(15)

10th Sep 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 180y

17:30 Leopardstown

Baby Zeus

9st 3lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: W P Mullins

towards rear, pushed along and headway into midfield over 2f out, ridden and kept on final furlong, not reach leaders

15/2

Form: 00

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Big price when finishing towards the rear in bumpers at Kilbeggan and Listowel.

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14th

17

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Gowran Park

Ozark Thunder

11st 3lb

J: Sean Cleary-Farrell

T: Thomas Cleary

Shown very little in eight runs so far and was pulled up on handicap debut last time.

33/1

0

14

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 55y

17:40 Galway

Ozark Thunder

11st 4lb

J: Sean Cleary-Farrell

T: Thomas Cleary

Well beaten in bumpers and maiden hurdles; needs to step up plenty on handicap debut but check market anyway.

25/1

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Exacta €72.00
Straight Forecast €59.60
Trifecta €357.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Itswhatunitesus

POSTDATA:

Baby Zeus

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