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15:35 Thurles

Yielding To Soft

Horse & Jockey Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 1m 7f 199y
  • 15 runners
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Horse & Jockey Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £83.00
  • Place: £16.30

Form: 071P0- D

Last run: 263 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Limerick winner early in the year (soft) but well held twice afterwards; back from 8 months' absence and may need the run.

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0

8

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:05 Gowran Park

Derridae

11st 9lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Moses McCabe

Runner-up off 99 in this race last year but not a trace of that form since, most recently in a couple of runs over fences; hard to see him involved on current evidence,

33/1

0

4

14th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Naas

Derridae

11st 9lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Moses McCabe

Improved performer in low-level 2m handicap hurdles last winter, winning at Thurles before fine efforts at Limerick and Gowran; two ordinary runs over hurdles this season and made no impact on her chasing debut at Tramore.

14/1

16/1

  • Place: £5.70

Form: -80500

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Showed a bit of promise in Sligo maiden in August but hasn't progressed and didn't get home over 3m on handicap debut at Galway, having raced keenly; down in trip here but others preferred.

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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

10/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 06-754 BF

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Bit more encouraging over hurdles of late, although flattered to deceive when favourite over C&D last time; more needed.

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3rd

2

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 55y

16:55 Downpatrick

Brehon Star

11st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Flat winner two seasons ago; remote second in a big-field handicap at Punchestown in June showed that he had some potential over jumps; followed that with two lesser efforts, including on the Flat; took to chasing well when beating Lesssaidthebetter on debut for this yard at Tramore; may follow up now.

5/2

1st

11

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 150y

14:45 Tramore

Brehon Star

10st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 5 out, challenging after 3 out, led when pecked on landing 2 out, faced challenge approaching last, ran on well run-in, won going away

14/1

15th

16

(20)

13th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 6f 0y

16:20 Curragh

Brehon Star

9st 2lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Shane Crawley

midfield

25/1

Form: 757-37

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Maiden finished third (well-backed) at Clonmel in September over 2m4f but didn't seem to get home on softer ground at Sligo in similar event following month; down in trip here with tongue tie and cheekpieces fitted.

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11th

10

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 110y

19:49 Tramore

Hockworthy Flyer

11st 4lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Andrew McNamara

Limited mare but Downpatrick placed runs earlier this season bring her into it; can lead; competition too tough latest at Galway; top rider booked.

8/1

7th

17

5th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 150y

13:55 Galway

Hockworthy Flyer

11st 5lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Andrew McNamara

Winless from 17 starts, went closest when runner-up in a 2m5f handicap hurdle at Downpatrick in May; much more needed.

33/1

Form: 0/P-P1

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Sprung a surprise on debut for new yard in winning 2m3f Cork handicap in October (yielding) beating two subsequent winners; 7lb rise seems okay and should make another bold bid.

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2nd

13

13th Jun 2023

Good

3m 1f 96y

19:43 Sligo

Champagne Auction

10st 10lb

J: Mr S Tobin

T: Sean Aherne

prominent, went second after 2nd, led 3rd, pushed along and joined last, kept on well but headed towards finish

16/1

17th

15

11th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Cork

Champagne Auction

11st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Sean Aherne

midfield, ridden after 4 out, soon weakened

9/1

5th

3

1st Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 199y

15:35 Thurles

Champagne Auction

11st 8lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Sean Aherne

Sprung a surprise on debut for new yard in winning 2m3f Cork handicap in October (yielding) beating two subsequent winners; 7lb rise seems okay and should make another bold bid.

9/2

Form: 665832

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Now 0-9 but knocking on the door over C&D of late; each-way claims again.

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6th

11

1st Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 199y

15:35 Thurles

Ucandoit

11st 3lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Philip M Byrne

Now 0-9 but knocking on the door over C&D of late; each-way claims again.

8/1

2nd

12

3rd Nov 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 188y

14:50 Thurles

Ucandoit

11st 2lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Philip M Byrne

Eight-race maiden; one of her better efforts when third of 15 here a fortnight ago; needs to step up for win purposes.

7/1

3rd

12

20th Oct 2022

Good

1m 7f 149y

15:45 Thurles

Ucandoit

11st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: Philip M Byrne

prominent, jumped right 1st, ridden before 2 out, held run-in, kept on

9/2

Form: -07633

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Dual winner in points is 0-9 hurdling but C&D third last month gives him similar credentials as Ucandoit here.

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0

9

21st Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:50 Killarney

O Mio Babbino

11st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Patrick Cronin

Won a Thurles handicap chase over 2m6f in February; some decent runs in defeat since, though not at Tramore last time; tongue-tie tried.

14/1

6th

3

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 50y

18:00 Tramore

O Mio Babbino

11st 11lb

J: Mr C J Shine

T: Patrick Cronin

Gained first win under Rules at Thurles in February and fairly consistent over fences since; drying ground will suit and may have another race in her from this sort of mark.

4/1

5th

3

25th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 160y

19:00 Limerick

O Mio Babbino

11st 12lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Patrick Cronin

towards rear early, in touch with leaders after 7th, ridden after 3 out, went third before 2 out, not fluent 2 out, soon weakened

12/1

Form: 0/7-22 BF

Last run: 172 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Modest but effective Flat handicapper who likes it soft; twice runner-up from eight attempts hurdling but others possibly better handicapped right now.

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2nd

6

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 143y

18:50 Ballinrobe

Thefaithfulindian

11st 6lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Three-time Flat winner whose losing run goes back to 2020; well held in that discipline recently after a lengthy break but could strip fitter here and can make a case on some of her hurdling form (0-12).

8/1

8th

8

(12)

28th Jul 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 175y

20:00 Down Royal

Thefaithfulindian

9st 7lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

dwelt start, towards rear

33/1

Form: 000F72

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Limited but going the right way, chasing home a clear-cut winner over this trip at Cork last month; one to consider.

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10th

11

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 135y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Ventnor

10st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: James M Barcoe

towards rear

12/1

7th

14

26th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:10 Cork

Ventnor

10st 0lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

led, headed but prominent after 2nd, lost position before 4th

14/1

Form: 00-964 D

Last run: 49 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Sole win came at Galway just over two years ago; recent form leaves her with a fair bit to find.

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16th

19

31st Dec 2022

Soft

2m 0f 100y

15:07 Punchestown

Fair Minded

10st 13lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Desmond McDonogh

Sole win came at Galway over two years ago; has been finding it difficult to win off this mark lately.

25/1

10th

14

1st Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 199y

15:35 Thurles

Fair Minded

10st 13lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Desmond McDonogh

Sole win came at Galway just over two years ago; recent form leaves her with a fair bit to find.

16/1

17

22nd Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Limerick

Fair Minded

10st 13lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Desmond McDonogh

Sole win came at Galway just over two years ago; fair fourth at Tramore on latest; third reserve.

Form: 0/F/5- BF

Last run: 422 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Dual winner of Tipperary Flat handicaps in 2021 but was returning from year's absence when never sighted at the Curragh in October; relatively unexposed over hurdles, needs to settle better.

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11th

9

1st Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 199y

15:35 Thurles

Future Romance

11st 5lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Dual winner of Tipperary Flat handicaps in 2021 but was returning from year's absence when never sighted at the Curragh in October; relatively unexposed over hurdles, needs to settle better.

14/1

22th

11

(27)

26th Oct 2022

Soft To Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:25 Curragh

Future Romance

9st 12lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

dwelt start, in rear, minor headway but no impression when nudged along 3f out, eased inside final furlong

22/1

5th

6

5th Oct 2021

Soft

2m 0f 160y

13:20 Galway

Future Romance

11st 6lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Was running an okay race when falling two out in a Punchestown maiden hurdle in November and not seen until winning a pair of 1m4f Flat handicaps at Tipperary over the summer; should be well capable of doing a lot of damage off a hurdles mark of 86 and hard to look past.

6/4

Form: -590S7

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Well held off this basement mark of late, hard to make a serious case for.

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12th

15

1st Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 199y

15:35 Thurles

Musical Melody

10st 13lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Miss J M Lee

Well held off this basement mark of late, hard to make a serious case for.

25/1

16

22nd Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Limerick

Musical Melody

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: Miss J M Lee

Needs to reverse Cork form with Veneziano Springs and Shean Glory; hard to make a case for her; second reserve.

7th

17

16th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

14:30 Cork

Musical Melody

10st 13lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Miss J M Lee

took keen hold, towards rear, headway 9th, midfield when ridden before 2 out, no impression and weakened approaching last

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 80-00

Last run: 173 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Showed a glimpse of ability in three maidens but never sighted on handicap debut at Downpatrick in June, trained then by Peter John Flood; top-weight doesn't appear well handicapped.

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13th

1

1st Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 199y

15:35 Thurles

Derry Sky

11st 12lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Patrick T Foley

Showed a glimpse of ability in three maidens but never sighted on handicap debut at Downpatrick in June, trained then by Peter John Flood; top-weight doesn't appear well handicapped.

16/1

11th

1

11th Jun 2022

Good

2m 5f 60y

14:55 Downpatrick

Derry Sky

12st 4lb

J: Miss Georgie Benson

T: Peter John Flood

always towards rear, not fluent 1st

14/1

10th

4

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

13:55 Punchestown

Derry Sky

11st 12lb

J: Barry Browne

T: Peter John Flood

No apparent chance to judge from outings over 2m at Leopardstown and 2m5f at Limerick.

50/1

Form: 0-90

Last run: 68 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Maiden form offered little and likely best watched on handicap debut.

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5

1st Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 199y

15:35 Thurles

Erins Storm

11st 7lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Maiden form offered little and likely best watched on handicap debut.

25/1

16th

4

24th Sep 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:20 Listowel

Erins Storm

11st 7lb

J: Mr S Cavanagh

T: John J Walsh

towards rear of midfield, slightly hampered 2nd, became detached after 4 out, tailed off

25/1

8th

8

8th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:05 Cork

Erins Storm

11st 7lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John J Walsh

jumped right on occasions, took keen hold, close up, disputed lead 3rd, led clearly after 4th, nudged along and went clear after 2 out, good jump last, comfortably

66/1

Form: /0072- CD

Last run: 266 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Mare comes here on the back of two flat wins in October on preferred heavy ground; first run over timber since C&D second in March off 85 so demands plenty of respect.

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7

31st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:42 Limerick

Molly Kaye

11st 6lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: S M Duffy

Won twice on the Flat last October but hasn't transferred that form to hurdles, being well beaten in this discipline the last twice; has to bounce back.

7/1

13th

5

31st Dec 2022

Soft

2m 0f 100y

15:07 Punchestown

Molly Kaye

11st 7lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: S M Duffy

Won twice on the Flat in October but was too keen back over hurdles last time at Thurles; has a chance if bouncing back.

6/1

6

1st Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 199y

15:35 Thurles

Molly Kaye

11st 7lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: S M Duffy

Mare comes here on the back of two flat wins in October on preferred heavy ground; first run over timber since C&D second in March off 85 so demands plenty of respect.

4/1

Form: P00-00

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; poor form in maidens and not the slickest of jumpers; hard to fancy on handicap debut.

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12th

12

(13)

18th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

13:35 Dundalk (AW)

Fourgenerations

9st 7lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Adrian Murray

Weak form in maiden hurdles and soundly beaten off a modest 83 in a handicap hurdle at Naas last month; up against it.

50/1

12th

21

20th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 201y

15:06 Naas

Fourgenerations

11st 6lb

J: Mr S Cavanagh

T: Adrian Murray

in touch with leaders

25/1

Form: 0-6660

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; mild promise in bumpers but nothing in maiden hurdles; opening mark seems plenty.

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6th

4

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

15:05 Killarney

Galmar

11st 6lb

J: E Walsh

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Let down by jumping at Limerick last time but previous Tipperary third (over 3m) was a good effort; potential player if jumping better.

7/1

9th

8

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

19:05 Limerick

Galmar

11st 6lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Not had many chances at staying trips and he finished third over 3m at Tipperary (good to yielding) three weeks ago; didn't look entirely straightforward in the closing stages but at least comes here in some form.

10/1

3rd

5

6th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Tipperary

Galmar

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

towards rear of midfield

16/1

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Non-runners

Duhallow Rainbow, Fourgenerations, Galmar

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Payout
Exacta €24330.00
Straight Forecast €7817.70
Tricast €52524.60
Trifecta €97949.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Ventnor

SPOTLIGHT:

Champagne Auction

The Irish Sun:

Molly Kaye

POSTDATA:

Ventnor