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13:30 Naas

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Brown Lad Handicap Hurdle (Grade B)

  • Prize money: £22310.92
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 19 runners
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Brown Lad Handicap Hurdle (Grade B)

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £16.60
  • Place: £2.70

Form: 84-PF5

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 132

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner last term; mixed fortunes since, running okay in a Punchestown novice hurdle before a trio of lesser efforts over fences; has a bit to prove now; wears first-time cheekpieces.

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10

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 80y

18:00 Punchestown

Watch House Cross

10st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

in touch with leaders, brought down 5 out

12/1

9th

9

14th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 127y

Class 1

16:10 Cheltenham

Watch House Cross

11st 3lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Faded in the 2m5f Coral Cup last March; won small-field novice chases at Wexford (2m, yielding; 2m4f, good to yielding) later but has found 3m on testing ground beyond him in competitive handicaps since; the return to 2m4f should suit but he needs to put a subsequent early fall behind him.

25/1

14

4th Feb 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 107y

15:20 Leopardstown

Watch House Cross

10st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Won a couple of chases at Wexford last summer; well beaten in the Paddy Power but ran okay previously in the Troytown despite some sketchy jumping; not a forlorn hope.

20/1

12/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 34-FF9

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 136

Form & Verdict

Grade 1 placed as a novice hurdler and it was a step back in the right direction when beaten 8l at Listowel in a competitive handicap in September; mark seems stiff for now though.

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33/1

  • Place: £5.60

Form: U0-465

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 126

Form & Verdict

Rattled off a handicap hurdle hat-trick around this time last year; poor form over fences this season and still 8lb above last winning mark.

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9th

5

26th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:50 Cork

Lucky Max

11st 5lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

towards rear

15/2

4th

3

10th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 120y

15:12 Down Royal

Lucky Max

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

Four-time winner over hurdles and beaten a nose in a Naas handicap in March; well beaten in a Punchestown handicap hurdle in April; out of his depth in the Galway Hurdle; did not seem to take to chasing last season, soundly beaten in races at Listowel and Gowran; best watched.

8/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 44-731 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Consistent performer; didn't need to improve to gain a first win under Rules last time out; however, tough ask from 4lb out of the weights here.

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14th

5

11th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Cork

Carrig Rock

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Peter Croke

Sligo maiden winner at this trip and returned from spell chasing when well held over hurdles at Tramore recently; tongue-tie now tried but of limited appeal.

33/1

9th

3

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 80y

15:50 Tramore

Carrig Rock

11st 11lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Peter Croke

in touch with leaders

20/1

Form: 03-003 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 123

Form & Verdict

Won back-to-back handicap hurdles in summer of 2020 but no wins either side; while he ran okay when third at Punchestown in April, he's struggled since.

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3rd

6

24th Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

18:25 Taunton

Bread And Butter

11st 9lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Olly Murphy

Easily his best run for this yard was his first when runner-up in a big field at last year's Punchestown festival; hasn't been threatening a return to that form and remains best watched.

6/1

Form: F2638-

Last run: 199 days

W: 10st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 120

Form & Verdict

Has won on return over hurdles before switching to fences previously, although he was a well held seventh in this last year; ran a couple of big races in defeat over fences last term and he's interesting from his lower hurdle mark.

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12th

6

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 55y

16:15 Punchestown

Rebel Gold

11st 8lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Patrick T Foley

Won a valuable 2m1f handicap at Fairyhouse and a 2m Grade 3 at Naas last season; best run this term came in corresponding Naas event when runner-up to smart Ferny Hollow; veteran is dropped in class after Grade 2 Fairyhouse run.

25/1

4th

3

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 160y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Rebel Gold

11st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Patrick T Foley

took keen hold, raced in second, lost second but prominent 5 out, weakened 3 out

14/1

2nd

2

25th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:55 Naas

Rebel Gold

11st 8lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Patrick T Foley

Veteran won this race last season; down the field on seasonal debut in a handicap hurdle at this venue won by Espanito Bello; out of his depth in Cork's Grade 2 Hilly Way Chase won by El Fabiolo; not a bad handicap run at Leopardstown last time but up against it here.

14/1

Form: 9/541 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Progressed with each run over hurdles and off the mark in a maiden hurdle at Wexford last month; handicapper has taken no chances with this opening mark though.

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3rd

6

13th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 175y

15:07 Fairyhouse

Wellington Hill

11st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Ms Margaret Mullins

Has shown some promise over fences but already a bit more exposed than some and appears to have his work cut out in this field.

16/1

9th

15

26th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

15:25 Cork

Wellington Hill

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Ms Margaret Mullins

towards rear of midfield

10/1

Form: 5312-8 D

Last run: 106 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Four-time hurdle winner who was likely to have needed his return at Galway in July; step back up in trip will suit and one to consider.

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4

5th Mar 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:25 Wexford

Jiving Jerry

10st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: James M Barcoe

chased clear leader

14/1

5th

11

25th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 23y

14:45 Fairyhouse

Jiving Jerry

10st 4lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: James M Barcoe

Career best came on soft ground over 2m6f but has run with credit over this trip including when beaten roughly 6l in a competitive contest at Navan last month; while 2lb lower here, he might want a bit more cut in the ground, particularly over this distance.

16/1

5th

14

21st Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:07 Navan

Jiving Jerry

10st 0lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: James M Barcoe

One of his better recent efforts when fourth behind Lucky Max a fortnight ago but 2lb wrong for this assignment.

33/1

Form: 2481-5

Last run: 165 days

W: 11st 0lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict

Gained a first win since 2018 at last season's Punchestown festival and was only beaten 3l in his follow up bid at Ballinrobe a month later; seems to go okay fresh but better at 3m.

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19th

1

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

A Great View

12st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Denis W Cullen

held up in rear, pushed along before 5th

16/1

12/1

Form: 32158 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner at Roscommon in August and it was a solid run in a novice at Listowel in September; not as good at Galway a fortnight ago but still low-mileage.

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16th

21

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 104y

15:00 Leopardstown

Starzov

10st 10lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

Won a 2m novice hurdle at Cork last season and ran okay at Aintree on this year's return; may find others on better marks.

40/1

Form: 23R18/ D

Last run: 683 days

W: 10st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner on his penultimate start before finishing tailed off at Leopardstown a couple of seasons ago; probably best watched on the back of 683-day absence.

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12th

8

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Legacy Thor

11st 5lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: S R B Crawford

Hasn't won since 2020 and was inconsistent last term; showed nothing on his recent return when tailed off at Down Royal; step back up in trip will help at least.

16/1

11th

10

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:45 Down Royal

Legacy Thor

10st 4lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: S R B Crawford

Back last season after two years off, best effort when a close second in a 2m3f handicap hurdle at Cork in April; best watched after almost seven months off.

33/1

14th

25

27th Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 130y

18:00 Punchestown

Legacy Thor

10st 3lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: S R B Crawford

Came back to form when second at Cork last time over 2m3f; raised 3lb and first time over this trip today; prospects if staying.

20/1

Form: 21/P-P D

Last run: 43 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 127

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner at Punchestown in September 2020 but has failed to complete in three runs since including an unseat on the Flat latest; tough mark on all known form.

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7

26th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 4

14:40 Ludlow

Jimmy Jimmy

11st 4lb

J: William Kennedy

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

raced lazily at times, held up in rear, not fluent 2nd, pushed along and detached 6th

33/1

4th

1

26th Feb 2023

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

15:50 Hereford

Jimmy Jimmy

12st 0lb

J: William Kennedy

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

Bumper/maiden hurdle winner for Gordon Elliott in 2020 but badly lost his way and was pulled up a long way out on debut for this yard at Ffos Las; all to prove with new blinkers/tongue-tie replacing cheekpieces.

25/1

6

23rd Jan 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 3

15:30 Ffos Las

Jimmy Jimmy

11st 7lb

J: William Kennedy

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

Ex-Gordon Elliott; bumper/hurdle winner in 2020 but badly lost his way subsequently; huge turnaround is required on debut for new yard.

40/1

OUR TIP

100/30

Form: 41432- C

Last run: 209 days

W: 11st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 141

Form & Verdict

Good run when beaten a neck at Cork in April; return to this trip is fine and he seems on a workable mark for his first ever start in a handicap.

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11

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

Cash Back

11st 7lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Ex-Willie Mullins; eight wins, the most recent when bolting up in three-runner 3m hurdle at Clonmel last December; has left Mullins since a disappointing run over a shorter trip at Leopardstown in March.

12/1

2

3rd Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 72y

14:50 Leopardstown

Cash Back

11st 7lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

raced in second, lost second before 5th, lost third after 3 out, weakened quickly before 2 out

7/2

10th

4

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 189y

17:10 Punchestown

Cash Back

12st 3lb

J: Adam Connolly

T: W P Mullins

.

5/2

Form: /3123- C

Last run: 199 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 142

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner here prior to Grade 2 second at this venue and progressed again when hitting the frame in a Grade 1 novice hurdle at Punchestown when last seen; drops back to the intermediate trip and still on a workable mark; off 199 days.

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7th

4

27th Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 130y

17:25 Punchestown

Meet And Greet

11st 10lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

Useful sort is only 1-10 over hurdles but has run with credit in Graded contests numerous times; best run this season when 3.5l third in the Jack de Bromhead Christmas Hurdle; below that level at Cheltenham and has a bit to find today.

25/1

4th

6

15th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 149y

Class 1

15:35 Aintree

Meet And Greet

11st 10lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

prominent, ridden after 3 out, kept on until no extra from last

11/1

2nd

8

12th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 0y

14:40 Navan

Meet And Greet

11st 3lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

prominent, joined leaders when nudged along 3 out, briefly led 2 out, soon ridden and joined, headed and kept on well but held after last, no match for winner

9/2

Form: 0P-486

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 136

Form & Verdict

Promising start to his career in 2020, winning his first four races including the Grade 2 Triumph Trial at Cheltenham; losing run since and doesn't look well treated on recent form.

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2nd

2

12th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 0y

15:20 Killarney

Duffle Coat

11st 4lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Smart hurdler has shown decent form in five chases this year without winning; a solid fourth, albeit beaten 17l, in a competitive Listed handicap at Punchestown last time; should go close.

9/4

4th

16

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 55y

16:15 Punchestown

Duffle Coat

10st 3lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Four-time hurdle winner as a juvenile in 2020; lost his way but career now somewhat revised over fences this season; runner-up in four beginners' chases, the latest when narrowly beaten at Downpatrick last week, previously no match for Dreal Deal at Down Royal.

14/1

16/1

Form: U-1437

Last run: 52 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Off the mark in maiden hurdle at Cork in May and has run okay in defeat since; shouldn't mind a return to this trip and feasibly treated.

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1

1st May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 150y

15:20 Down Royal

Chiricahua

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

prominent, pushed along after 3 out, disputing third when fell 2 out

10/1

16th

15

12th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:30 Naas

Chiricahua

10st 2lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Paul Nolan

Off the mark in maiden hurdle at Cork in May and has run okay in defeat since; shouldn't mind a return to this trip and feasibly treated.

16/1

7th

6

21st Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:10 Listowel

Chiricahua

11st 1lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

midfield, in touch with leaders when mistake and pushed along 3 out, soon ridden and no impression

12/1

Form: 0F0-79 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 125

Form & Verdict

Just one win since 2017, a handicap hurdle success at Navan two seasons ago; doesn't look well treated on anything he's done since and best form has come on heavy.

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17th

11

12th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:30 Naas

Damalisque

10st 9lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

Just one win since 2017, a handicap hurdle success at Navan two seasons ago; doesn't look well treated on anything he's done since and best form has come on heavy.

33/1

9th

4

29th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:28 Galway

Damalisque

11st 9lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

Dual winner over hurdles; had gone off the boil a little when last seen and mark looks on high side for his recent achievements; off 151 days.

25/1

3

24th Sep 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:30 Listowel

Damalisque

11st 2lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

Won a big pot over this trip at Navan last year and now only 4lb higher after some modest efforts since; back from a summer break.

20/1

Form: 42211- D

Last run: 377 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 128

Form & Verdict

Arrives bidding for a belated hat-trick after back-to-back wins at Cork a year ago (the latter at Listed level); tough looking mark for his return though.

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7

12th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:30 Naas

Chicago Time

10st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: M J Tynan

Arrives bidding for a belated hat-trick after back-to-back wins at Cork a year ago (the latter at Listed level); tough looking mark for his return though.

16/1

1st

5

31st Oct 2021

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

13:50 Cork

Chicago Time

11st 2lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: M J Tynan

Experienced sort very consistent in maidens this season, making up for narrow defeats at Ballinrobe and Listowel by winning 2m5f contest here a fortnight ago, battling on well; should stay this trip but best form is on decent ground so this softer ground a concern.

12/1

1st

1

17th Oct 2021

Good

2m 4f 100y

12:20 Cork

Chicago Time

12st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: M J Tynan

Experienced sort with versatility regarding trip and rarely runs bad race once ground is goodish; can lead; time could be nigh after two agonising autumnal defeats.

3/1

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Payout
Exacta €2481.00
Straight Forecast €1078.20
Tricast €23407.70
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Jiving Jerry

POSTDATA:

Starzov

The Irish Sun:

Wellington Hill

SPOTLIGHT:

Rebel Gold

TOPSPEED:

Jiving Jerry