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Racing Again March 23rd Handicap Hurdle

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  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 10 runners
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Racing Again March 23rd Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.50
  • Place: £1.10

Form: -46535 C

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 129

Form & Verdict

Completed a hat-trick over hurdles in late 2021 over 2m; 11lb higher than his last winning mark but very respectable efforts in graded handicap hurdles last twice; drops in class here and should not be far away.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

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

9/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: /7-347 CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Four-time winner and decent sort at his best; not disgraced in the Pertemps Qualifier at Leopardstown last time and has a chance here.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

8

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 180y

15:32 Clonmel

Takarengo

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

1-26 record over hurdles; fair placed form over fences this season gives him claims of sorts but likely to find a couple too good.

8/1

5th

1

26th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 100y

12:45 Punchestown

Takarengo

11st 13lb

J: Mr C Mullins

T: Thomas Mullins

1-25 record over hurdles is an ongoing negative; fair placed form over fences lately, in defiance of his tendency to make mistakes; made little impression over hurdles at Cheltenham nine days ago.

10/1

8

17th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 3

13:10 Cheltenham

Takarengo

11st 7lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

Did well to remain competitive in his recent handicap chases at Galway (2m6f) considering the mistakes he made; seems more effective over hurdles but he's hard to win with (1-24 in this discipline).

20/1

14/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: PP-250 CD

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 1lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Four-time winner but certainly has two ways of running; won this contest last year off a 5lb lower mark and has an obvious chance if reproducing that.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

5

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 91y

18:37 Ballinrobe

Rebel Early

11st 6lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: W J Burke

led, headed but prominent after 4 out, not fluent 3 out, mistake 2 out, soon weakened

10/1

9th

5

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:58 Cork

Rebel Early

11st 12lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: W J Burke

Hasn't beaten a rival in five of her last six starts but did finish a head runner-up in her completed start (a C&D handicap hurdle on similar ground); risky proposition but has the ability.

20/1

Form: 2-8840 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Returned to some sort of form when fourth to Jungle Prose in a Navan handicap hurdle in November; mid-division in Leopardstown's Pertemps Qualifier since; can be thereabouts at his best.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

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

OUR TIP

Form: 4/1-P6 C

Last run: 189 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 124

Form & Verdict

Off since July but returned from 13 months off to win the novice hurdle at this meeting last year despite racing keenly and making a few mistakes; likely to make the market and could well be hard to beat.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

0

12

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 100y

14:17 Navan

All Those Years

10st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: C Byrnes

didn't always jump with fluency, in rear

6/1

0

3

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:50 Limerick

All Those Years

11st 11lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: C Byrnes

Bumper/hurdles winner is lightly raced for his age; off the mark over fences here in March; held when completing in handicaps and that looked likely to be the case again when falling three out at Killarney, but handles heavy and you'd be slow to rule him out.

6/1

0

5

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 180y

17:25 Killarney

All Those Years

10st 0lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: C Byrnes

held up in rear, some headway 4 out, keeping on when fell 3 out

6/1

Form: 046068

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Won a Limerick claiming hurdle in 2021 but failed to rediscover his spark after a year off; others preferred.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

6

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

12:50 Limerick

Bal De Rio

10st 10lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Course 2m3f winner has won six times over hurdles in all, including four in claiming events; briefly left the yard last year and finish 8l second in a race of this type at Clonmel in September; finished second in this event 12 months ago.

7/2

2nd

4

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 181y

14:30 Clonmel

Bal De Rio

11st 6lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: James McAuley

Course winner has won six times over hurdles, including four in claiming events; moved to this yard after a second at Bellewstown last time; handles any ground and is weighted to go close.

9/4

2nd

5

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

16:05 Bellewstown

Bal De Rio

11st 4lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

in touch with leaders, went second before 3 out, challenging on inner before 2 out, not fluent last, kept on run-in, just held

13/2

Form: 2171-F D

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 126

Form & Verdict

Ready winner of a Down Royal novice hurdle a year ago; early faller in a Pertemps qualifier at Leopardstown; a likely player here.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 20y

14:52 Gowran Park

Rodaniche

11st 8lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Struggled last season and same story on both outings this term, blinkers tried now; trainer appears to have stronger candidates

20/1

0

10

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Navan

Rodaniche

11st 2lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

never better than midfield, mistake 5th

33/1

8th

5

31st Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 15y

14:45 Punchestown

Rodaniche

11st 5lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Maiden hurdle winner on heavy but struggled in handicaps last season; absent since February and questions to answer on return.

12/1

Form: /408-0 D

Last run: 245 days

W: 10st 12lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner but fairly well beaten in just two runs last year and off since May; best watched.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

2

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

15:30 Clonmel

Sullane Hill

12st 4lb

J: Mr S Tobin

T: P C O’Connor

Veteran's losing run stretches back to November 2020 although lightly raced in recent years; back from over year's absence and hard to be confident in but handicapper giving him every chance.

12/1

8th

8

7th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:12 Cork

Sullane Hill

10st 12lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: P C O’Connor

Three-time winner but fairly well beaten in just two runs last year and off since May; best watched.

33/1

Form: PPU4P-

Last run: 273 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 125

Form & Verdict

Four-time winner under all codes; not seen since pulling up in a Grade 3 handicap hurdle at Aintree last April; best watched.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12th

4

(12)

16th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 182y

19:35 Killarney

Whirling Dervish

10st 0lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: J F Levins

prominent

14/1

6th

9

(5)

18th Apr 2023

Soft

1m 5f 160y

17:13 Gowran Park

Whirling Dervish

9st 0lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: J F Levins

Four-time winner under all codes but he's pulled up in his last two hurdles and current wellbeing is an issue.

20/1

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Payout
Exacta €78.00
Straight Forecast €86.50
Tricast €611.10
Trifecta €736.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Takarengo

SPOTLIGHT:

All Those Years

TOPSPEED:

All Those Years

POSTDATA:

Takarengo

The Irish Sun:

Takarengo