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12:40 Punchestown

Heavy

Seamus & Annie Hughes Memorial Maiden Hurdle (Div I)

  • Prize money: £6530.97
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 22 runners
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Seamus & Annie Hughes Memorial Maiden Hurdle (Div I)

Runners: 25 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

4/5 (Won)

  • Win: £2.80
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 2/1/ D

Last run: 1158 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a point in 2018 and was only beaten roughly 1l on Rules debut in a course bumper in 2019; odds on when winning a Clonmel bumper later that year in a race that worked out okay but not been seen since; yard can ready them off a lengthy absence and he sets the standard on form.

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Verdict Starting price

7th

2

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 55y

16:15 Punchestown

Tactical Move

11st 8lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Fragile sort, very lightly raced; won a bumper in 2019 and a course maiden hurdle early last year; made a satisfactory start over fences when second to odds-on stablemate Nick Rockett at Fairyhouse in January; won small-field events at Gowran and Naas before second to Spillane's Tower in 2m4f Fairyhouse Grade 1; winner upheld the form on Tuesday.

5/1

2nd

5

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:55 Fairyhouse

Tactical Move

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

disputed lead at steady pace, pressed leader 8th, challenging when not fluent 3 out, flashed tail but rallied from last, no match for winner

11/2

1st

3

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

16:02 Naas

Tactical Move

11st 0lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

jumped slightly left throughout, led, mistake 3rd, pressed leader when headed after 7th, led again 4 out, ridden after last, kept on well final 110yds

4/9

50/1

  • Place: £14.00

Form: 09

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Flat winner but poor form in two hurdle starts; probably one for handicaps at this point.

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7th

3

5th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 165y

18:15 Downpatrick

Stellium

11st 12lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: M C Grassick

pushed along early, soon disputed lead, led after 2nd, headed and ridden 2 out

25/1

14th

15

9th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Fairyhouse

Stellium

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: M C Grassick

led, ridden when headed and weakened quickly before 2 out

12/1

10th

17

30th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:47 Punchestown

Stellium

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: M C Grassick

led, headed and prominent 5 out

8/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Wide margin point winner in 2019 prior to selling for £375,000; brother to bumper/2m-2m6f hurdle/smart chase winner Scarlet And Dove; must have had some issues having not been seen since; market probably the best guide on his belated return.

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1st

14

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 80y

18:00 Punchestown

Lets Go Champ

10st 5lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Yet to win over fences but gradually progressive and perhaps a shade unlucky in a Limerick beginners last time; not many chances taken with his mark but no surprise should there be more improvement.

10/1

3rd

1

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 120y

16:05 Limerick

Lets Go Champ

11st 13lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

raced in third

100/30

2nd

5

12th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 150y

12:30 Punchestown

Lets Go Champ

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent, joined leader after 8th, disputed lead after 5 out, briefly led after 3 out, outpaced when ridden approaching last, not fluent last, no match for winner

10/1

Form:

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Only 5-1 for his debut in a maiden hurdle at Naas but was beaten a long way out and tailed off; should do better at some stage but hard to recommend after his debut run.

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3rd

6

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Limerick

Clodders Dream

11st 8lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Best maiden run was his fourth to subsequent Grade 2 winner Nick Rockett over 2m3f at Naas in February; beaten a long way on return at that venue and seems to lack a gear.

7/1

11th

6

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 2f 200y

13:25 Naas

Clodders Dream

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

never better than midfield, no impression after 3 out

8/1

12/1

Form: 87

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Flat winner back in 2020; has shown there is something to work on in a couple of runs over hurdles for his new yard; return to shorter might help and each-way claims.

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10th

9

(9)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:35 Navan

San Martino

9st 9lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

Just the one win to his credit under all codes but comes here after two good runs over hurdles; could outrun his likely odds.

20/1

Form: 08-

Last run: 563 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tailed off in two Rules starts in 2021 and no progress in points since; new yard.

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1st

4

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 150y

13:45 Tramore

Fruit Blossom

11st 7lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

One of the better hurdlers in this field and returns to chasing on the back of a handicap win at Down Royal (2m6f) last week; last of four on chase debut at Perth prior to that but better expected this time.

3/1

1st

1

13th Aug 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 165y

15:40 Downpatrick

Fruit Blossom

12st 0lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Second over C&D and at Kilbeggan in April before getting off the mark at Wexford the following month; her Ballinrobe fourth was in a competitive heat but below-par last twice including when tried over fences at Perth.

9/2

4th

3

6th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 20y

Class 4

15:18 Perth

Fruit Blossom

11st 8lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders

9/2

Form: 9/045-

Last run: 475 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Best run yet when a close up fifth of 17 when last seen at Roscommon in September 2021 but subsequent absence is a concern.

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6

(5)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Boola Boola

9st 11lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

C&D winner last spring; running over hurdles before a respectable effort over C&D last month; not dismissed.

14/1

7th

2

(14)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Boola Boola

10st 2lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Mrs John Harrington

C&D winner last April but out of form over jumps of late and had been struggling for form on the Flat too when last seen in the summer.

20/1

15th

4

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:42 Naas

Boola Boola

11st 11lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Mrs John Harrington

Dundalk handicap winner last spring; returned from over five months off when pulled up in a Punchestown handicap hurdle last week; best watched.

25/1

Form: 9

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Useful Flat performer (rated 92); stuck to his task okay in what looked like a decent maiden hurdle at Punchestown last month when ninth of 27 (beaten 26l); may do better with that experience under his belt.

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4th

12

(8)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 2

16:10 Newcastle (AW)

Star Harbour

9st 1lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

midfield, outpaced over 2f out, headway over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

20/1

2nd

1

(6)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Star Harbour

10st 1lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

in touch with leaders, went second after 4f, led when switched right over 2f out, soon ridden, headed inside final 110yds

14/1

Form: 87

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Point winner but beaten a long way out in two starts under Rules; may need a step up in trip.

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8th

16

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

West Of Carrig

10st 10lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Peter Croke

Point-to-point winner struggling to make his mark in handicap hurdles although recent Ballinrobe effort suggests he may be approaching a competitive mark.

14/1

5th

7

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 122y

19:38 Ballinrobe

West Of Carrig

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: Peter Croke

Winning pointer who has hinted at winning potential over hurdles in maiden/handicap company; however, not easily trusted after finishing tailed off here last time.

12/1

Form: 370

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Placed in a bumper but tailed off in two runs in maiden hurdles since; bit to prove at present.

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7

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:35 Warwick

Skip Mahler

11st 9lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Mark Walford

0-11 for Lorna Fowler in Ireland but was placed on four occasions, including on most recent completed start; returns from 200-day absence; heed the market signals on debut for new stable.

12/1

0

9

19th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 8y

Class 4

13:20 Carlisle

Skip Mahler

11st 0lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

0-10 but he's run well to be placed at Sligo (2m1f, good) and Downpatrick (2m2f, soft) the last twice; stayed on nicely most recently and this Irish raider could play a leading role now up in trip.

8/1

2nd

3

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 165y

15:00 Downpatrick

Skip Mahler

11st 11lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

held up in rear, headway before 2 out, pressed leaders on outer before last, ridden and went second and kept on run-in, no match for winner

6/1

Form: 067

Last run: 59 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Shown very little in three starts so far; hood now tried.

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3

10th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

19:30 Sedgefield

Ask Bob

11st 4lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Andrew Crook

Ex-Irish maiden; ultimately well beaten on stable debut at Hexham (2m, heavy) in March but ran well to a point; may fare better on today's faster ground and with that outing under his belt.

20/1

7th

1

14th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

17:00 Hexham

Ask Bob

11st 12lb

J: William Maggs

T: Andrew Crook

Failed to win (0-8) for John McConnell; was in the process of running creditably though when falling heavily at the final flight at Cartmel (2m1f, soft; 6-1) last August; useful claimer William Maggs booked, so worth a market check on first start for Andy Crook.

7/1

0

6

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

15:25 Downpatrick

Ask Bob

11st 9lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Showed a bit more before coming down suffering a heavy fall at Cartmel 20 days ago on handicap debut; could have a say if he builds on that from this lower mark.

3/1

33/1

Form: 80

Last run: 105 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Sister to Getabird; minor promise in bumpers but has plenty to find on form; hood on for hurdle bow.

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7th

1

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:55 Limerick

Catchabird

11st 7lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: W J Burke

Weak form in bumpers; soundly beaten on her first two starts over hurdles; off since May.

66/1

14th

12

30th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 40y

17:00 Ballinrobe

Catchabird

10st 11lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W J Burke

Just minor promise in bumpers and the same again when hooded for her hurdling debut.

100/1

200/1

Form: 088-

Last run: 379 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Shown nothing in three starts in bumpers so far and off 379 days; tongue-tie fitted.

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6th

14

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

17:20 Bellewstown

Jinxs Link

11st 3lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: M M Rice

towards rear

14/1

14th

7

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 189y

17:10 Punchestown

Jinxs Link

12st 3lb

J: Gro Hylen

T: M M Rice

.

50/1

Form:

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

40-1 and tailed off in a first-time hood (discarded) on debut at Fairyhouse last month; more of a long term prospect.

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22th

5

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:40 Naas

Its Never Simple

11st 12lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Martin Brassil

Big price in four maiden outings; hard to assess but worth a market check in this grade.

14/1

13th

6

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

13:55 Naas

Its Never Simple

11st 12lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Martin Brassil

Looks more like a handicap prospect on the evidence of three starts so far.

33/1

9th

19

7th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:13 Fairyhouse

Its Never Simple

11st 4lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Martin Brassil

Reserve; tailed off in two maidens and one for further down the line.

Form: 50

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Useful Flat performer over middle distances but tailed off in two starts over timber on this sort of ground.

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7th

19

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

13:30 Limerick

Fireworks

10st 13lb

T: John Joseph Hanlon

prominent, lost position before 3 out, no extra from 2 out

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Walk In The Park gelding; half-brother to five winners including Bellshill (high-class bumper/2m-3m1f jumps), Chieftain's Choice (bumper/2m-2m3f hurdle) & Foxbridge (2m3f-3m1f hurdle/useful chase); nice pedigree, although will probably need further than this; worth market check.

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9

14th Apr 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 22y

18:50 Ballinrobe

Do Whatever

11st 9lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: J T R Dreaper

Chance is not obvious; still early days and first-time cheekpieces may help his cause.

14/1

14th

3

30th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 130y

16:52 Naas

Do Whatever

11st 11lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: J T R Dreaper

Modest form so far and couldn't get involved when never better than division on handicap debut at Clonmel last week; however, could easily improve for this new trip and this jockey is good value for his 7lb claim.

9/1

8th

3

21st Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:40 Clonmel

Do Whatever

11st 11lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: J T R Dreaper

Not a great deal to recommend from three starts in maidens; always likely to do better in handicaps and interesting to see what the market says.

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Son of Saddex; dam French 2m4f-3m cross-country chase winner, half-sister to bumper/hurdle/top-class 2m-2m4f chase winner Sprinter Sacre; notable jumps pedigree but might need this.

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7

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Ivoir Borget

11st 4lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Liz Doyle

Nothing in maidens and was pulled up in a claiming hurdle at Clonmel; has a lot to prove, but cheekpieces are tried on handicap debut and this will be his first time on this ground.

14/1

12

21st Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 2f 112y

13:55 Clonmel

Ivoir Borget

10st 8lb

J: Sarah Kavanagh

T: Liz Doyle

Tailed off in three maiden hurdles and would appear to be of little account.

50/1

17th

4

11th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Ivoir Borget

11st 12lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Liz Doyle

Dan is a half-sister to the great Sprinter Sacre; no sign of ability on his first two runs at Punchestown and Clonmel.

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Useful sprinter on the Flat rated 85 but no obvious signs he wants this sort of test and untried beyond 7f.

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5th

6

(3)

1st Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Kempton (AW)

Ivasecret

9st 7lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Ian Williams

All wins on Polytrack, the most recent over C&D in February (3-8 at Kempton); shaped better than bare result on Newcastle Tapeta (7f) last time; well handicapped on peak form and unexposed at 1m; shortlisted.

13/2

6th

1

(1)

3rd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Ivasecret

9st 8lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Ian Williams

Won when upped in trip at Kempton (1m, Polytrack) 11 days ago and close second at Chelmsford (1m, Polytrack) on Thursday; a third quick run in a row and a first taste of Tapeta are the question marks today, but he's a key player if his good form continues.

11/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Well held third in his only point start; unlikely this test will suit.

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11th

5

10th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 191y

19:43 Roscommon

Asatisfiedmind

11st 7lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Denis W Cullen

midfield, slow jump 1st

25/1

1

11th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

14:15 Punchestown

Asatisfiedmind

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Denis W Cullen

held up in last, niggled along briefly after 2nd, pushed along briefly after 6th, bad mistake and fell 7th

100/1

16

30th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 13y

19:30 Ballinrobe

Asatisfiedmind

11st 7lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Denis W Cullen

Form:

Last run: 63 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a point but beaten a long way out when 17-2 for his Rules debut in a maiden hurdle at Navan in November; tongue-tie needs to make a big difference.

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0

6

17th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

2m 2f 110y

Class 3

14:15 Newton Abbot

Ideal Vert

11st 4lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

Made all for wide-margin maiden point win in April (good ground) but ran out on next appearance in that sphere and dropped out very tamely after racing too freely in 2m5f novice hurdle here on recent stable debut; risky.

14/1

0

4

27th Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 122y

Class 3

20:05 Newton Abbot

Ideal Vert

11st 2lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

led

10/1

20th

7

15th Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:40 Punchestown

Ideal Vert

11st 12lb

J: Davy Russell

T: Gordon Elliott

Runner-up in a point but beaten a long way out when 17-2 for his Rules debut in a maiden hurdle at Navan in November; tongue-tie needs to make a big difference.

16/1

Form: 07

Last run: 56 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Barely beaten a rival in two bumpers so far.

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9th

5

2nd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:15 Clonmel

Alice Van Hall

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

Tailed off on all three starts and easily passed over.

66/1

21

16th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 193y

13:05 Clonmel

Alice Van Hall

10st 13lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

Third reserve; tailed off all 3 starts; easily passed over.

21th

20

15th Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:40 Punchestown

Alice Van Hall

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

Barely beaten a rival in two bumpers so far.

200/1

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Shown nothing on the Flat and unlikely this test will suit; new yard.

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22th

19

15th Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:40 Punchestown

Xchanger

11st 12lb

J: Mr B W Harvey

T: Neil McKnight

Shown nothing on the Flat and unlikely this test will suit; new yard.

100/1

15th

4

(8)

23rd Oct 2022

Soft

1m 1f 0y

14:00 Curragh

Xchanger

9st 12lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

hampered start, prominent, pushed along and weakened quickly over 3f out (jockey said gelding suffered interference leaving the stalls)

100/1

16

(10)

13th Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

15:45 Punchestown

Xchanger

10st 0lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

Second reserve; poor debut but better showing at the Curragh when last seen but unlikely to feature on first start for 322 days.

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

First reserve; 80-1 when beaten a long way out on hurdle bow.

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

9th

13

(11)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 2f 75y

16:45 Down Royal

Valhallas Dream

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: R P Burns

Failed to build on early promise for Tony Mullins; very poor form in four starts this year, two on Flat, two over hurdles.

25/1

22th

15

(10)

16th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

20:15 Cork

Valhallas Dream

9st 2lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: R P Burns

Some promise back in the day for Tony Mullins; restricted campaign in recent years and hard to fancy on recent evidence.

20/1

8

(16)

4th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:07 Listowel

Valhallas Dream

9st 4lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: R P Burns

Showed promise in his maidens and was a good fifth on handicap debut at the Curragh back in May 21 but has failed to make much of an impact since returning from 14-month break last October; last seen finishing 10th of 12 in a Dundalk handicap in April, racing freely in rear; doesn't make much appeal.

40/1

Form: 0P

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; shown very little in two maiden hurdles at huge odds so far.

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

12

16th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:40 Clonmel

Mustmeetthefarrier

11st 12lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Cian Michael Collins

Three maiden runs have amounted to little; easily dismissed.

100/1

13th

9

21st Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:32 Navan

Mustmeetthefarrier

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Cian Michael Collins

No sign of winning potential in maiden hurdle outings at Naas and Leopardstown last month.

200/1

24

15th Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:40 Punchestown

Mustmeetthefarrier

11st 12lb

J: E Walsh

T: Cian Michael Collins

Second reserve; shown very little in two maiden hurdles at huge odds so far.

Form: 68

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; well held in points and maiden hurdles so far.

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

8th

3

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 80y

19:00 Down Royal

Kelce

11st 13lb

J: Richard Condon

T: C A Murphy

Tailed off in four starts under Rules including handicap debut latest; looks up against it from this mark on handicap debut.

25/1

12th

12

11th May 2023

Soft

2m 3f 25y

19:48 Clonmel

Kelce

11st 7lb

J: Richard Condon

T: C A Murphy

Beaten a fair way in good-class maidens last winter; needs more fluency in his jumping but remains a potential improver now entering handicaps.

8/1

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Non-runners

Valhalla's Dream, Mustmeetthefarrier, Kelce

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Payout
Exacta €1391.00
Straight Forecast €1363.10
Trifecta €4655.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Tactical Move

POSTDATA:

San Martino

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