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Irishinjuredjockeys.com Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Irishinjuredjockeys.com Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £1.80
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 321-54 BF

Last run: 158 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

String of consistent efforts over hurdles early in the year, including here, without managing to win; hacked up by 20 lengths on sole chase start at Clonmel in April and now rated 104 in that sphere; beaten at short prices back over hurdles last twice including when last seen at Tramore five months ago; stays further and ground no issue.

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4

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 70y

16:33 Cork

Emancipator

11st 2lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Terence O’Brien

Very best form has come over fences at this sort of trip on similar ground; rated lower over timber and ran okay when fourth of 14 at Naas last month; step back up in trip will suit.

9/1

4th

12

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 147y

15:55 Naas

Emancipator

10st 0lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Terence O’Brien

Went up 13lb for winning a Gowran handicap hurdle in September; won a handicap chase at Fairyhouse in December but lack-lustre effort at Thurles after that; back over hurdles here and gets bang in off bottom-weight; should be competitive.

8/1

5th

4

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

2m 5f 132y

14:10 Thurles

Emancipator

11st 3lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Terence O’Brien

Better chaser than hurdler with three wins, most recently with a game success in a 3m handicap chase at Punchestown last month; up another 8lb for that; this trip is fine for him and he could well go close again.

5/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: F67-66

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Won over bit further at Punchestown a year ago and only 2lb higher now; some fair runs in the interim and handles soft ground.

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9th

7

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

Robindevidastar

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Two good runs in defeat when hitting the crossbar twice around the turn of the year; lesser effort latest at Thurles but he's the type to bounce back and can't be ruled out in a weak handicap.

3/1

11th

12

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 88y

16:23 Thurles

Robindevidastar

10st 12lb

J: Miss J Walton

T: P J Rothwell

Knocking on the door again this winter and another solid run at Clonmel last time where heavy ground help him bring stamina into play; same mark and should be in the mix again.

4/1

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10/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 54-289

Last run: 48 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a couple of bumpers, including on deep ground at Limerick last Christmas; nothing in three maidens over hurdles but obviously has ability; handicap bow.

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3rd

1

8th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:22 Fairyhouse

Memories Never Die

11st 13lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

Runner-up in a couple of bumpers, including on deep ground at Limerick last Christmas; nothing in three maidens over hurdles but obviously has ability; handicap bow.

10/1

9th

5

21st Sep 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Listowel

Memories Never Die

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

didn't jump with fluency, held up in rear, pushed along briefly after 4th, nudged along and some headway after 3 out, kept on

25/1

8th

7

2nd Sep 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

19:30 Kilbeggan

Memories Never Die

12st 0lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

midfield, prominent after 6f, pushed along when briefly disputed lead over 2f out, soon ridden and weakened

9/2

Form: 800-70

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Shown little so far, including in first two handicaps; better for latest run after five months off and yard in sparkling form.

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10th

2

19th May 2023

Good

2m 5f 100y

18:05 Downpatrick

Echo Gate

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Pulled-up on return at Cork and cheekpieces need to restore him to best form, notably a fourth at Fairyhouse last November.

12/1

6

6th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 180y

16:50 Cork

Echo Gate

11st 8lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear of midfield

12/1

15

5th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 180y

17:40 Downpatrick

Echo Gate

11st 1lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Reserve; latest fourth in a Fairyhouse handicap (2m4f, soft) was a lot more promising and would have each-way claims if getting in.

Form: -54P87 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 11lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Veteran won easily at Down Royal in March (2m4f, soft) and his two runs after a summer break have been fairly creditable; will like the conditions and yard going well.

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14th

12

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

14:30 Down Royal

Glenabo Bridge

10st 6lb

J: James Duggan

T: Oliver McKiernan

in touch with leaders early, midfield when not fluent and pushed along 5th, weakened and dropped to rear after 6th, tailed off before 3 out

12/1

11th

28

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 180y

16:15 Naas

Glenabo Bridge

10st 9lb

T: Oliver McKiernan

Third reserve; running okay in defeat of late but probably needs further these days.

9th

15

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Glenabo Bridge

10st 3lb

J: James Duggan

T: Oliver McKiernan

Tough and durable sort brought his winning tally over hurdles to four with a hard-earned success at Fairyhouse in November; has run respectably in two Punchestown outings since then.

12/1

50/1

Form: 76P-PB

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

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

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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: 514-P6

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Won at Naas in March and good effort on second run back from a break when sixth of 20 at Punchestown (first and third won next time); best form has all come on better ground and over 2m; steps back up in trip here.

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Verdict Starting price

6th

10

10th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

19:20 Downpatrick

Flashthelights

11st 0lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

towards rear

11/1

3rd

13

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 2f 185y

17:20 Downpatrick

Flashthelights

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

Is 1-21; minor signs of promise since joining this yard and return to shorter is fine; 4lb below his winning mark and one to consider.

13/2

5th

14

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Flashthelights

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

Record of 1-19 over hurdles; well-held here the last twice; others preferred

33/1

Form: 60-099

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

4yo has shown glimmers of ability in bumpers and maidens; back up in trip and talented claimer on board for handicap bow.

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5th

9

16th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

Class 5

17:10 Newcastle

Nights Of Doyen

10st 8lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Kate Leckenby

Unplaced all starts, the latest three in Britain; first-time blinkers need to effect major improvement; down in trip.

33/1

10th

10

28th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

17:00 Perth

Nights Of Doyen

10st 9lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Kate Leckenby

Maiden; pulled up on British debut in January and beaten a fair way behind Euchan Falls at Musselburgh the following month.

33/1

6th

2

19th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 5

14:50 Musselburgh

Nights Of Doyen

11st 7lb

J: Ross Chapman

T: Kate Leckenby

prominent

33/1

Form: 58P6-6 BF

Last run: 186 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Not had many tries and far from shamed in latest two starts at Downpatrick, including when beaten 12l over 2m6f in May; not seen since.

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17

19th Dec 2022

Frozen

2m 7f 100y

13:10 Punchestown

Son Of Mahler

10st 3lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Mark Michael McNiff

towards rear

33/1

17th

15

29th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 5f 150y

15:25 Punchestown

Son Of Mahler

11st 5lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: Mark Michael McNiff

Not far away at times in h'caps and should have improved from last time at Fairyhouse, his first run after a break; considered.

10/1

9th

2

8th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:22 Fairyhouse

Son Of Mahler

11st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Mark Michael McNiff

Not had many tries and far from shamed in latest two starts at Downpatrick, including when beaten 12l over 2m6f in May; not seen since.

16/1

Form: 096-5P

Last run: 156 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Fifth over 3m at Wexford in May his best effort so far and had an excuse next time; back from five months off.

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2nd

16

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Silverstrand

10st 13lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: John C McConnell

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders before 3 out, went second after last, kept on, no match for winner

8/1

7th

11

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 170y

17:35 Downpatrick

Silverstrand

11st 0lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

No win in 14 hurdle starts but solid runs at Naas (3m) and Ballinrobe (2m6f) earlier this year; questions to answer after being tailed-off at Kilbeggan since.

10/1

Form: 69-488

Last run: 26 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; ran okay in couple of maidens; well held on last month's handicap debut at Tramore

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2nd

10

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Tingarran Express

11st 8lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Miss Denise Marie O’Shea

Got off the mark in a Clonmel handicap five days ago over this trip, winning with a bit to spare; should go close to doubling up even with a 7lb penalty.

11/4

14/1

Form: 000-00

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

A little better in second handicap outing when mid-field here over 2m; may improve from that first start for five months and steps up in trip.

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12th

12

8th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:22 Fairyhouse

Invivo

11st 3lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

A little better in second handicap outing when mid-field here over 2m; may improve from that first start for five months and steps up in trip.

14/1

11th

10

8th Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:05 Fairyhouse

Invivo

11st 4lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear of midfield, pushed along briefly 4th, towards rear 5 out, ridden and minor headway after 3 out, no impression from 2 out

20/1

14

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 1f 26y

17:25 Ballinrobe

Invivo

10st 10lb

J: Jack Gilligan

T: Gavin Cromwell

9/1

Form: 6-7055

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Beaten around 7l in couple of 2m handicaps on better ground last month; back up in trip and faces softer ground as well.

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7th

14

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

18:35 Ballinrobe

Nomadic Star

10st 13lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: L Young

in touch with leaders

20/1

6th

14

13th Aug 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 165y

16:40 Downpatrick

Nomadic Star

10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: L Young

towards rear, headway after 3 out, in touch with leaders when ridden after 2 out, hit last, no extra run-in

14/1

33/1

Form: 5P-0P5

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Over three years since sole win and modest performer has shown poor form lately.

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5th

2

3rd Jun 2023

Good

1m 7f 100y

17:30 Tramore

Caddy Shack

11st 7lb

J: Mr R A Berry

T: J A Berry

Modest locally-trained mare has been off since January and will need mishaps from the others to have any chance.

40/1

17

30th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 4f 70y

15:42 Punchestown

Caddy Shack

10st 13lb

J: Mr J P Berry

T: J A Berry

Well over 3 years since her sole win (3m, heavy) and has struggled over fences of late; hard to fancy on balance of recent form.

25/1

4th

5

8th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:20 Naas

Caddy Shack

10st 9lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: J A Berry

77-rated chaser and 80-rated hurdler; hopelessly out of her depth here.

250/1

Form: 0700

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Well beaten in maidens; sister to 2m hurdle winner makes handicap bow for in-form yard.

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15th

13

8th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:22 Fairyhouse

Cherisheverymoment

11st 2lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

Well beaten in maidens; sister to 2m hurdle winner makes handicap bow for in-form yard.

16/1

14th

9

13th Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:50 Tramore

Cherisheverymoment

11st 5lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

always towards rear, struggling and beaten after 3 out

100/1

7th

8

2nd Sep 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

16:30 Kilbeggan

Cherisheverymoment

11st 5lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

towards rear of midfield, struggling 3 out, pushed along but no impression before 2 out

25/1

Form: -06336

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Placed efforts in handicaps over 2m/2m4f on better ground, only beaten 2l each time; beaten 7l over 2m here latest; untried on soft ground; hood added to tongue-tie.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3rd

4

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:10 Tramore

Hard Target

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: David Harry Kelly

Disappointing in his latest hurdle but consistent up until then and there are winning chasers in the family.

25/1

8th

8

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 4f 70y

17:00 Gowran Park

Hard Target

11st 0lb

J: Mr A P Ryan

T: David Harry Kelly

Bang there all season and obvious contender again.

8/1

Form: -59005

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

First reserve; some promise in maidens but nothing in handicaps or over fences latest; new yard.

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0

6

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 47y

16:30 Sligo

Pepperocco

10st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Seems to be improving judged on Wexford second, when having her third handicap start and partnered by this rider for the first time; a little more progress may suffice against mostly well exposed types here.

5/2

Form: 042409

Last run: 37 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; in decent form during the summer, including when second at Tramore, but poor lately; declining mark and first time to get into this grade of handicap.

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3rd

5

12th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 5

16:03 Ludlow

Bear Claws

11st 8lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Alastair Ralph

Saw plenty of action in Ireland and also won a 1m6f AW Flat race last month on sixth start for current yard; ran respectably in that sphere 15 days ago; heavy defeats in Ireland in his last four starts over hurdles, latest last June, which he needs to put well behind him.

8/1

4th

5

(2)

27th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

21:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bear Claws

9st 7lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Alastair Ralph

Ex-Irish 7yo, who got back on the scoresheet when landing a 1m6f handicap here (13-2) on his return three weeks ago; got first run in that race but a 3lb rise looks fair enough and he's respected on this drop back in trip.

4/1

1st

4

(7)

4th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bear Claws

9st 4lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Alastair Ralph

Ex-Irish 7yo who was placed twice over C&D for his new yard last autumn; ended 2023 on a low note but given a chance by the handicapper if a 110-day break sparks a revival.

100/30

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Non-runners

Ishan, Hard Target, Pepperocco, Bear Claws

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Payout
Exacta €116.00
Straight Forecast €103.10
Tricast €626.10
Trifecta €394.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Emancipator

The Irish Sun:

Hard Target

POSTDATA:

Glenabo Bridge

RP Ratings (IRE):

Emancipator