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Cavan Developments Home Builders Supporting St Marys GAA Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6197.48
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 25 runners
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Cavan Developments Home Builders Supporting St Marys GAA Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 28 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

11/8 (Won)

  • Win: £1.40
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 1241- D

Last run: 219 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Bumper winner on debut and bounced back from a lesser run when beaten half a length in Grade 2 mares' bumper at Leopardstown in February; even better when bolting up in an Aintree Grade 2 when last seen and likely to be ready for her return/hurdle bow; could be hard to beat.

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3rd

1

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 118y

15:42 Punchestown

Ashroe Diamond

11st 7lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Steadily progressive mare before pulling up behind Lossiemouth in the Mares' Hurdle at Cheltenham; goes on any ground and will be in the mix for minor honours.

16/1

1

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 200y

Class 1

16:10 Cheltenham

Ashroe Diamond

11st 5lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

took keen hold, led

11/2

1st

2

27th Jan 2024

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 1

14:05 Doncaster

Ashroe Diamond

11st 5lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

travelled strongly, prominent, raced in second from 2nd, led going easily 2 out, shaken up just after last, ridden out inside final furlong, soon edged left, kept on, comfortably

5/4

8/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: 4- BF

Last run: 259 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Point winner; turned over when odds on for his Rules debut in a bumper at Fairyhouse; will have more to give but probably over further; off 259 days.

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1st

1

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 214y

Class 3

14:30 Plumpton

Kansas City Star

12st 0lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

Made all in a novice handicap at Huntingdon (2m, good) on January's stable debut but was then tailed off at Newbury when soft ground shouldn't have been too great an issue; well beaten when tried in cheekpieces by Gordon Elliott but the tongue-tie is new; hard to rule out.

7/2

5th

3

1st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 92y

Class 3

16:10 Newbury

Kansas City Star

11st 6lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

Ex-Irish 7yo who made all in novice handicap at Huntingdon (2m, good; off 4lb lower) last month on chase/stable debut, adding to his soft-ground point success; should have more to offer over fences and commands plenty of respect.

7/2

16/1

  • Place: £4.70

Form: 20-42

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

12th of 20 when 250-1 for the Champion Bumper last term; ran okay in a bumper at Listowel on return and similar form on hurdles bow last time; might want a step up in trip.

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17th

12

26th Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 180y

15:40 Punchestown

Cillians Charm

11st 6lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Anthony McCann

led, not fluent 3rd, 4 lengths ahead halfway, reduced lead 4 out

16/1

9

10th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Fairyhouse

Cillians Charm

11st 4lb

J: Miss A B O’Connor

T: Anthony McCann

Made all in Clonmel maiden but was overhauled and ultimately well beaten in rated novice on the inside track here last time.

16/1

7

9th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 100y

14:00 Fairyhouse

Cillians Charm

11st 4lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Anthony McCann

Showed improved form to win a Clonmel maiden on heavy in January but was below that form when beaten 15l in a novice here since, both over 2m; ground will suit but has to improve up in trip.

14/1

Form: 341- D

Last run: 198 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Off the mark at the third attempt under Rules when 25-1 for a Punchestown bumper when last seen in April; that form looks fairly solid and more to come over hurdles; yard's first-string.

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3rd

3

27th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 200y

Class 2

14:45 Cheltenham

Tag Man

11st 5lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Took seven attempts to get off the mark over hurdles but bumped into some good horses before last month's comfortable success at Listowel (2m4f, yielding to soft); hold each-way claims at least here.

7/2

1st

12

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:35 Listowel

Tag Man

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

travelled strongly, prominent, led from 4th, went clear 2 out, bad mistake last, eased towards finish, comfortably

Evs

Form: 896-95

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Beaten roughly 8l in a maiden hurdle last time; shown ability but will get better chances in handicaps.

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3rd

14

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 0y

13:07 Naas

Musta Lovea Lovea

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

A 16-race maiden but definite signs of progression this season, putting in a career-best effort when a solid third to good novices Slade Steel and King Of Kingsfield over 2m here in November; clear of the remainder when second to favourite Glen Kiln over C&D last month.

5/1

2nd

5

10th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 21y

14:30 Naas

Musta Lovea Lovea

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

15-race maiden but definite signs of progression this season, putting in a career-best effort when a good third to good novices Slade Steel and King Of Kingsfield over 2m here in November; new headgear tried and won't have to improve any to have a big chance if the step up in trip suits.

7/2

3rd

16

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:15 Naas

Musta Lovea Lovea

11st 12lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Oliver McKiernan

prominent, soon went second, outpaced and lost second approaching last, kept on towards finish

20/1

Form: 24

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a point; has shaped like he might want a step up in trip in two bumper starts so far; hurdle debut.

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5th

1

26th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 4f 85y

13:40 Gowran Park

Ellis Boyd Redding

11st 12lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Gordon Elliott

Runner-up in point-to-point and a bumper; opening two maiden hurdle runs came in good company, notably sixth at Punchestown; recent Tramore fourth not at the same level, plenty keen then; hood tried here and rider had a recent winner in Britain.

9/2

4th

5

1st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 50y

11:55 Tramore

Ellis Boyd Redding

11st 4lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

raced freely, prominent, headway disputing second after 3 out, pushed along when awkward jump 2 out, no extra and lost two places towards finish

4/1

21

28th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:20 Limerick

Ellis Boyd Redding

11st 4lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Gordon Elliott

Third reserve; improving with each run of late; would be interesting if he got a run.

Form: 32-

Last run: 209 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Form of his maiden hurdle third on debut worked out very well and he was only beaten 1l in a maiden hurdle at Fairyhouse when last seen; 209-day absence to overcome but ought to go well.

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5th

7

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 31y

19:20 Ballinrobe

Gorgeous Suspect

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

towards rear, steady headway after 4 out, stayed on

22/1

0

2

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:50 Cork

Gorgeous Suspect

12st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Winning favourite in a 2m6f maiden at Limerick in July; sixth over C&D on handicap debut last season but more mature now; chance has to be taken seriously.

6/1

1st

5

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

18:05 Limerick

Gorgeous Suspect

11st 12lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Best of five hurdle runs came on second try when runner-up over 2m at Fairyhouse last year; hasn't really gone on from that but made a decent chasing debut on return last time; needs his best raised in trip.

4/1

Form: 4-

Last run: 420 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a point and promising fourth of 20 (beaten 5l) on Rules bow; might need this after 420 days off though.

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10th

2

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 181y

16:15 Ballinrobe

Conna Cottage

11st 13lb

J: Mr A D Bustin

T: C Byrnes

Won a Clonmel maiden hurdle last December and some decent runs in defeat since; moved to this yard after being 4th in a Sligo claiming hurdle last time; of interest.

6/1

2nd

6

10th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 185y

17:05 Sligo

Conna Cottage

11st 0lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Gavin Cromwell

Clonmel maiden winner on soft ran okay on last month's comeback in 3m Bellewstown handicap; not one to rule out off a handy weight given his rider's claim.

11/2

4th

8

8th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Bellewstown

Conna Cottage

11st 0lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Maiden winner who ran okay in a Leopardstown handicap next time; jumping has let him down over fences the last twice but of interest back hurdling.

16/1

Form: 00-

Last run: 212 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Tailed off in two starts so far at Clonmel; tongue-tie tried on reappearance.

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6th

4

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Arthor

11st 10lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: James Joseph Mangan

Maiden after 14 hurdle starts; not beaten far last time at Fairyhouse but has to build on that; cheekpieces retained.

14/1

5th

6

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 135y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Arthor

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: James Joseph Mangan

midfield, some headway towards far side and went fourth approaching last, weakened towards finish

14/1

Form: 8-

Last run: 285 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Tailed off when 33-1 for his debut; may do better at some stage; off 285 days.

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3rd

6

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 0y

13:55 Navan

Slane Hill

11st 0lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

held up in rear, headway on near side of group 2 out, soon switched left and ridden, went third but no extra before last, no match for first two

9/2

1st

8

21st Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 0y

19:10 Kilbeggan

Slane Hill

11st 12lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

held up in midfield, awkward jump and prominent 3rd, jumped left 4th

4/1

8th

10

18th Feb 2023

Soft

2m 4f 20y

14:52 Gowran Park

Slane Hill

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

Left his previous form behind when landing a maiden hurdle at Naas in December and solid effort on his handicap debut here (soft to heavy) last month; only nudged up 2lb and he's a big player again, although ground is likely to be quicker this time.

4/1

Form: 5

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Dual Flat winner who posted a promising debut over hurdles when fifth of 20 at Down Royal last week; should improve for that and has each-way claims if he does.

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10th

1

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

12:40 Down Royal

Beer With The Boys

11st 12lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: H D McGuigan

Dual Flat winner has shown some ability in two maiden hurdles but will be of more interest in handicaps.

50/1

13th

4

(16)

31st Aug 2023

Good

1m 6f 0y

17:10 Navan

Beer With The Boys

9st 10lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: H D McGuigan

Dual winner came back to form when third in a Ballinrobe handicap last month; disappointing at Sligo since but a case can be made at his best.

16/1

Form: 9/6

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Dual Flat winner; operating at a fairly modest level on the Flat and tailed off in both hurdle starts.

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9th

10

(13)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Slieve Bearnagh

9st 2lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: M Halford & T Collins

took keen hold, soon disputed lead, led clearly after 2f

10/1

66/1

Form: 9

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Dual winner on the Flat; tailed off on hurdle bow 13 days ago; big leap forward needed here.

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9th

6

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

13:45 Down Royal

Franno

11st 3lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

Triple Flat winner was poor in that sphere when last seen; maiden after five starts over hurdles and her best form is on better ground.

16/1

9th

12

(14)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Franno

8st 10lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Gerard Keane

All three wins have come on turf and was tailed off a long way out at Navan when last seen; probably best watched returning from 113 days off.

20/1

17th

8

(1)

31st Aug 2023

Good

1m 6f 0y

16:40 Navan

Franno

9st 7lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Gerard Keane

midfield on inner early, weakened and dropped to last over 5f out

6/1

Form: 0-0

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Poor form in points and shown nothing under Rules so far.

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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

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Flemensfirth gelding; dam 2m hurdle winner, closely related to 2m4f-2m6f hurdle winner Executive's Hall, half-sister to useful bumper/hurdle/chase winner up to 2m4f Adarma; likeable pedigree; tough ask for newcomer.

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8

18th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 45y

14:05 Tipperary

Itstimetomoveon

11st 4lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Padraig Roche

Much improved on last two starts, not beaten far in maidens at Naas (2m) and Limerick (2m3f) though raced freely last time; will have to settle better over today's longer trip but has the form to go close.

9/2

3rd

5

26th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

12:40 Limerick

Itstimetomoveon

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Padraig Roche

raced freely, prominent, nudged along after 3 out, headway 2 out, went third approaching last, pushed along and kept on run-in

7/2

6th

6

26th Feb 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 109y

16:10 Naas

Itstimetomoveon

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Padraig Roche

Had plenty of horses behind him at Punchestown on the more recent of two outings; likely to need more experience.

33/1

Form: 7

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Became detatched before keeping on for seventh when 16-1 for a Clonmel bumper when last seen; fair amount more needed here.

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6th

8

22nd Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 100y

13:40 Punchestown

The Green Grocer

11st 4lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Andrew McNamara

Nothing in his two maiden hurdle outings to suggest he can make his presence felt.

100/1

15th

15

28th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:20 Limerick

The Green Grocer

11st 4lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Andrew McNamara

always towards rear, lost touch 3 out, tailed off

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Promise in each of his point starts; stoutly bred and might need further than this; Blackmore prefers Tag Man.

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7th

14

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 118y

17:25 Punchestown

Lucky Zebo

11st 0lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Back to his best to win a Listed handicap chase at Cork in March but 6lb higher and this looks much tougher.

25/1

1st

6

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:05 Cork

Lucky Zebo

10st 8lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent early, midfield on near side of group before 4th, pressed leaders before 7th, challenging going okay 3 out, led before 2 out, ridden and went clear approaching last, kept on well

10/1

8th

8

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 80y

15:00 Leopardstown

Lucky Zebo

10st 7lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Has won four of his last five starts and justified odds-on favouritism at Gowran last time; shoved up another 12lb but hard to gauge where his ceiling is and potentially more to come at this trip.

9/2

100/1

Form: 0-0

Last run: 87 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Tailed off in a bumper and no improvement on hurdle bow latest; tongue-tie on.

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0

3

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 150y

15:08 Cork

Coburg

11st 12lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Liam P Cusack

towards rear

50/1

13th

5

1st Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 199y

15:02 Thurles

Coburg

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

Nothing so far and easily passed over.

100/1

18th

6

12th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

11:50 Naas

Coburg

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

Tailed off in a bumper and no improvement on hurdle bow latest; tongue-tie on.

100/1

Form: 90-

Last run: 198 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Well held ninth on debut in a maiden hurdle and tailed off in a Punchestown bumper when last seen 198 days ago; tongue-tie on.

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13th

7

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 56y

13:30 Punchestown

Sonny May

11st 9lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Denis Hickey

Placed in a 2m3f maiden last season; tailed off at this venue on handicap/seasonal debut; that looked too bad to be true but he needs to provide reassurance.

20/1

10th

8

25th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 160y

15:08 Punchestown

Sonny May

11st 2lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Denis Hickey

Showed more when fifth in a maiden hurdle over C&D and bounced back from a lesser effort when third of 14 at Naas in March; good mark for his handicap debut but has been off longer than any of his rivals.

17/2

3rd

13

12th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

13:57 Naas

Sonny May

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Denis Hickey

Huge price when showed improved form at Punchestown in November; unplaced favourite in much weaker company at Limerick.

20/1

Form: 7/9

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a point but shown little in two runs under Rules so far.

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6

30th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 63y

14:42 Naas

Infinity Tower

11st 6lb

J: Richard Condon

T: N Dooly

soon prominent, disputing second after 1st, went second after 2nd, joined leader 3 out, ridden before 2 out, outpaced and lost position when bit short of room after 2 out, weakening and dropped to midfield when fell last

14/1

8

2nd Mar 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

17:25 Clonmel

Infinity Tower

11st 6lb

J: Richard Condon

T: N Dooly

Improved when beaten 6l on handicap debut at Navan last time; could get involved.

12/1

19

22nd Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 100y

16:35 Punchestown

Infinity Tower

11st 6lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: N Dooly

Form: 6/

Last run: 598 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Tailed off when 6-1 for a bumper on debut; likely to need this after 598 days off.

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13

28th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:20 Limerick

Skin In The Game

11st 4lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: J P Flavin

Hasn't shown enough in three starts so far including over C&D last time.

100/1

21th

16

12th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

11:50 Naas

Skin In The Game

11st 12lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: J P Flavin

Tailed off when 6-1 for a bumper on debut; likely to need this after 598 days off.

33/1

19

8th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 55y

13:52 Fairyhouse

Skin In The Game

11st 4lb

J: Jack Foley

T: J P Flavin

Struggled in a bumper at Tipperary the season before last and absent since; third reserve.

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Mustameet gelding; dam unraced half-sister to bumper/smart 2m-2m6f hurdle/chase winner Listen Dear; unlikely to make an impact on debut.

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Verdict Starting price

8th

21

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:40 Naas

Papa Barns

11st 0lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Tom Dreaper

Managed a couple of fair runs at Fairyhouse last October/November; comes into the reckoning on the basis of creditable Leopardstown fourth last month.

10/1

Form: 7

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tailed off when 100s for debut over hurdles at Galway two weeks ago.

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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: 0/P-0

Last run: 87 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Shown very little so far and tailed off on return from lengthy absence when last seen.

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11th

7

8th Dec 2022

Soft

2m 3f 14y

14:15 Clonmel

Ashtarak

11st 6lb

J: Alan King

T: Brian Francis Cawley

Showed a glimpse of ability on hurdling debut last year but has been beaten a long way thrice since; has to do a lot more for handicap debut with cheekpieces tried.

50/1

17

22nd Nov 2022

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:45 Limerick

Ashtarak

10st 13lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Brian Francis Cawley

Third reserve; modest form on the level for Dermot Weld and has shown little over hurdles thus far; handicap bow.

24th

2

12th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

11:50 Naas

Ashtarak

11st 12lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Brian Francis Cawley

Shown very little so far and tailed off on return from lengthy absence when last seen.

100/1

Form:

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

A long way down the field when 100-1 for his debut a fortnight ago.

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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:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

First reserve; poor performer on the Flat; hurdle debut.

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26

12th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

11:50 Naas

Joes Joy

11st 12lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Paul Mulligan

First reserve; poor performer on the Flat; hurdle debut.

17th

16

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19th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 6f 0y

17:05 Navan

Joes Joy

8st 12lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Paul Mulligan

midfield, pushed along and lost position 6f out, dropped to rear and struggling from over 4f out, tailed off

33/1

OUR TIP

Form: 708-

Last run: 219 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; hasn't shown enough in three runs so far; off 219 days.

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0

19

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

14:40 Listowel

Ranger Billy

11st 10lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Eoin Doyle

Has held his form well since winning at Kilbeggan in June; merits respect in making the line-up; first reserve.

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Third reserve; won a point in 2019 but not seen since.

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11

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

15:00 Hereford

Minella Majestic

10st 10lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Andy Irvine

Beat none other than Grand National hero Noble Yeats in an Irish point back in 2019; it's been downhill ever since - admittedly from a limited number of starts - and he's now back from another absence; has a lot to prove on stable/handicap debut.

20/1

6th

5

13th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 4

13:50 Plumpton

Minella Majestic

11st 0lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Paul Henderson

in touch with leaders, not fluent 9th, soon shaken up, ridden and weakened after 3 out

50/1

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Non-runners

Joe's Joy, Ranger Billy, Minella Majestic

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €141.00
Straight Forecast €100.60
Trifecta €993.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Ashroe Diamond

RP Ratings (IRE):

Gorgeous Suspect

TOPSPEED:

Gorgeous Suspect

POSTDATA:

Ashroe Diamond

The Irish Sun:

Ashroe Diamond