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COLM QUINN BMW Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 3m 0f 0y
  • 20 runners
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COLM QUINN BMW Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 21 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £13.30
  • Place: £2.60

Form: P4045-

Last run: 230 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

14-race maiden; tailed off at Limerick when last seen; handles this sort of ground but best form is over shorter and returns from 230 days off.

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4th

6

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

18:10 Uttoxeter

Royal Rhythm

11st 4lb

J: Benjamin Macey

T: Jonjo O’Neill

in touch with leaders

8/1

2nd

3

28th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

15:07 Fontwell

Royal Rhythm

11st 6lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

in touch with leaders, headway before 4 out, went second before 3 out, weakened from 2 out

100/30

Form: 00/0-

Last run: 539 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Showed little under Rules in 2021 but got off the mark in a point when last seen in January; might need this on return.

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11th

10

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Mahler Appeal

11st 6lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Garrett James Power

A maiden under rules but plenty of placed runs over hurdles and fences; beaten 17l over 3m at Naas last time back from a break and can get closer today; blinkers replace cheekpieces.

8/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 0-03P2

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Eight-race maiden but has improved since handicapping and only narrowly denied on yard debut at Tipperary earlier this month; up 4lb and yet to prove himself on ground this soft; hard to put a line through.

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8th

5

6th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

13:35 Market Rasen

A Dublin Job

11st 10lb

J: Alice Stevens

T: Harry Derham

midfield, hit 4th

7/1

9th

1

15th Jan 2024

Good

3m 1f 119y

Class 5

15:37 Hereford

A Dublin Job

11st 12lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

Placed in three 3m handicaps when trained in Ireland; creditable third over 2m7f at Market Rasen (soft) on debut for new yard when sent off the 11-8 favourite; needs to find something on that form but clearly one to consider; tongue-tie returns with cheekpieces removed.

3/1

16/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 451026 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

1-29; good run when runner-up at Clonmel in September but not as good at Thurles last week; handles these conditions but very best form is on better ground than this.

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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

Form: -93074

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 13lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Losing run since 2019; ran okay at Cork last time and all his best form is on testing ground but needs to prove he stays this trip.

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7th

5

22nd Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Limerick

Veneziano Springs

11st 8lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

C&D winner in March 2019, his only success over hurdles; also hard to win with over fences; long-priced third at Galway in September but has failed to build on that; cheekpieces added.

10/1

9th

3

8th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:52 Fairyhouse

Veneziano Springs

11st 11lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

led, soon clear, reduced lead before 3rd, pushed along after 3 out, ridden and headed 2 out, soon weakened

9/1

5th

3

29th Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:38 Galway

Veneziano Springs

11st 13lb

J: D G Hogan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Losing run since 2019; ran okay at Cork last time and all his best form is on testing ground but needs to prove he stays this trip.

5/1

66/1

Form: P0055B

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Beaten when brought down at Tipperary and hard to fancy on what she's shown this year.

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2nd

3

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 149y

Class 5

12:55 Newcastle

Fainche

11st 5lb

J: William Maggs

T: Micky Hammond

in touch with leaders

5/2

3rd

2

19th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:15 Wetherby

Fainche

11st 7lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Micky Hammond

0-22 over hurdles but left inauspicious stable debut behind when eyecatching third over C&D (soft) in January, and took another step forward when close/clear second at Carlisle (3m1f, heavy) last month; must be considered.

9/4

2nd

6

19th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 1f 0y

Class 5

17:10 Carlisle

Fainche

11st 2lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Micky Hammond

raced wide, held up in rear, headway and in touch with leaders 8th

100/30

40/1

Form: 0-60P

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Shown nothing so far and was pulled up on handicap debut last month; that was a first run in four months and may come on for that but has plenty to prove; first try at 3m.

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4th

8

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 159y

17:10 Thurles

Ishan

10st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

Two wins from his last four starts; handed an extra 8lb for Limerick win after Christmas; found wanting in a race of a higher standard at Leopardstown, stays well, and could be competitive now.

8/1

11th

24

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 104y

15:00 Leopardstown

Ishan

10st 1lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

midfield

28/1

1st

8

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Limerick

Ishan

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 2 out (usual 3 out), soon went second, ridden to lead approaching last, ridden out towards finish

5/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0P-362

Last run: 27 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Left her previous form behind when runner-up on handicap debut at Killarney (2m7f, good) earlier this month; more to come and has solid claims here.

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3rd

10

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Twoplustwo Equals

11st 11lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul Tobin

prominent, led after 2nd, clear after 4th, headed 3 out, outpaced approaching last, rallied and went third towards finish, no match for first two

20/1

7th

12

31st May 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Wexford

Twoplustwo Equals

11st 6lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul Tobin

Only beaten a neck on her handicap debut at Killarney (2m7f good) in October and entitled to come on for recent comeback at Punchestown when staying on after not much luck in running; not one to rule out.

16/1

Form: /09-80 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 13lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Veteran; four-time winner on a losing run since 2019; shown nothing in two runs this season.

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15th

18

18th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:20 Navan

Ohherewego

10st 0lb

J: Evan Dwan

T: V T O’Brien

Runner-up at Listowel in September but has shown nothing twice since and out the handicap.

100/1

7th

14

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:40 Limerick

Ohherewego

10st 7lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: V T O’Brien

Old boy ran well when second of 18 over this trip at Listowel but mostly tailed off over last couple of years including at Killarney last time; 4lb wrong.

20/1

11th

14

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 180y

15:35 Killarney

Ohherewego

10st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: V T O’Brien

Old boy was much improved when second of 18 over 3m at Listowel and has to be considered on that form.

9/1

Form: 663258

Last run: 57 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

0-14; big run when runner-up over fences in August; form dipped when returned to timber last time and has to prove himself on this ground.

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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: 9-8050

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Showed a bit of promise in a maiden hurdle at Sligo in August but couldn't build on that when tailed off here last month; no easy task off this mark on handicap debut; unproven at 3m and on testing ground.

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7th

5

23rd Nov 2023

Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

12:20 Wincanton

Hunters Song

11st 8lb

J: Isabelle Ryder

T: Gary Brown

led

16/1

8

28th Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 11y

Class 5

17:50 Chepstow

Hunters Song

11st 4lb

J: David Bass

T: Gary Brown

Second of 15 in handicap at Thurles (2m, yielding) in December is the best form in this field; however, it's also easily his best form; well beaten in 2m3f handicap here on recent British debut but he's still one to consider, with tongue-tie and cheekpieces both enlisted.

7/2

6th

9

10th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

15:45 Chepstow

Hunters Song

11st 1lb

J: Isabelle Ryder

T: Gary Brown

0-6 over hurdles when trained in Ireland but the form of his second of 15 at Thurles (2m, yielding) in December has been pretty well advertised by the winner since; market may guide on today's stable debut.

12/1

Form: C2PP-0 D

Last run: 158 days

W: 11st 10lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Tailed off when last seen and wasn't in good form at the back end of last season but back on a good mark and all his best form is at 3m; handles conditions but off 158 days.

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10th

18

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Ask And Answer

10st 13lb

J: Mr S Tobin

T: Sean Aherne

prominent

33/1

Form: 00/00-

Last run: 196 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Shown nothing in four starts so far and off 196 days; handicap debut.

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10th

15

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:52 Down Royal

Wild As Fire

11st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Edward Cawley

never better than midfield, no extra from 2 out

20/1

Form: 876P-P

Last run: 179 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Poor form in maiden hurdles and pulled up in two handicap so far; cheekpieces tried on return from 179 days off; plenty to prove back up in trip.

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10

6th Apr 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 202y

16:00 Clonmel

I Must

11st 5lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: P Cluskey

Maiden is rated just 82 after eight hurdle starts and has it all to do on chasing debut.

50/1

9th

9

2nd Mar 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

17:25 Clonmel

I Must

11st 3lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: P Cluskey

Respectable effort in a 2m4f handicap at Fairyhouse in November when last seen; more needed here.

25/1

6th

10

8th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:22 Fairyhouse

I Must

11st 4lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: P Cluskey

Modest in maidens and yet to complete in three starts in handicap company; big outsider.

50/1

Form: 09000

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

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11

29th Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:38 Galway

Irish Reports

11st 3lb

J: Declan Queally

T: Declan Queally

12th

9

16th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

14:30 Cork

Irish Reports

11st 6lb

J: Declan Queally

T: Declan Queally

never better than mid-division, mistake and dropped to rear 7th, well behind from 2 out

25/1

10

3rd Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:30 Tipperary

Irish Reports

11st 7lb

J: Declan Queally

T: Declan Queally

The hood made no difference when well beaten on his handicap debut at Ballinrobe (2m6f, good).

33/1

Form: 400980

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

21-race maiden; has looked regressive of late and beaten 24l at Cork 13 days ago; stamina to prove at 3m.

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13

29th Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:38 Galway

Karla Martina

11st 3lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Norman Lee

21-race maiden; has looked regressive of late and beaten 24l at Cork 13 days ago; stamina to prove at 3m.

50/1

10th

10

16th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

14:30 Cork

Karla Martina

11st 6lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

took keen hold, held up in midfield, lost position and dropped to rear 3 out, soon weakened

10/1

8th

6

4th Oct 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 19y

14:25 Galway

Karla Martina

11st 8lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Norman Lee

prominent, joined leaders on outer after 3 out, ridden and outpaced 2 out, soon weakened

12/1

Form: 9051P8 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Won over fences at Roscommon in August but shown nothing twice since; reverts to timber from a higher mark and has a tough task here.

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0

11

16th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 157y

12:20 Punchestown

Four Country Roads

10st 0lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: Brian M McMahon

towards rear throughout, detached 5 out, pulled up 3 out

20/1

6th

7

7th Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 107y

13:03 Fairyhouse

Four Country Roads

10st 9lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: Brian M McMahon

Won a handicap chase off a lowly 72 at Navan in January; pulled up in three of his six starts since then; jumping was ragged at Galway nine days ago.

16/1

7th

10

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 6f 111y

14:26 Galway

Four Country Roads

10st 0lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: Brian M McMahon

Won a handicap chase off 72 at Navan in January; this is tougher and a big ask here from 6lb out of the handicap.

50/1

Form: 0090-0

Last run: 179 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Tailed off in six starts so far including handicaps last twice; needs vast improvement stepping up in trip.

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15

29th Oct 2022

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:38 Galway

Mustafa

11st 2lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

Tailed off in six starts so far including handicaps last twice; needs vast improvement stepping up in trip.

50/1

12th

11

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 1f 26y

17:25 Ballinrobe

Mustafa

10st 13lb

J: Neil Ryan

T: John J Walsh

13th

5

22nd Mar 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:28 Clonmel

Mustafa

11st 8lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

Has been well beaten in a bumper and three maiden hurdles but there was mild promise at Limerick last time; worth a market check on handicap debut.

16/1

Form: 9-9000

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

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

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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: /047P-

Last run: 313 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

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9

25th Apr 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 0y

19:10 Punchestown

War Call

11st 7lb

J: Mr J C Canavan

T: S Curling

prominent, led 3rd, hung left and headed after 6th, led again 10th, awkward jump 14th, pecked on landing 15th, slow jump and headed 18th, mistake 20th

14/1

8

17th Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:00 Clonmel

War Call

12st 0lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: S Curling

led narrowly, hard pressed with one circuit to go, headed after 4 out

11/2

9

27th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 120y

12:54 Limerick

War Call

12st 0lb

J: Mr J C Canavan

T: S Curling

led, soon clear, 12 lengths ahead 4th, steadied and reduced lead 6th, 8 lengths ahead when mistake and fell 9th

14/1

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Payout
Exacta €751.00
Straight Forecast €632.70
Tricast €1988.30
Trifecta €11910.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Twoplustwo Equals

RP Ratings (IRE):

Back The West

POSTDATA:

Veneziano Springs

The Irish Sun:

Twoplustwo Equals