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Congratulations Naas On Cleanest Town In Ireland In 2021 & 2022 Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £7570.8
  • 1m 7f 151y
  • 19 runners
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Congratulations Naas On Cleanest Town In Ireland In 2021 & 2022 Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.90
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 070231

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Won over 2m3f at Limerick a month ago but has shown that she is trip-versatile; 5lb higher now and worth considering in view of the fact that her form ties in with Thursday's Gowran win for Bluebell Diva.

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1st

3

25th Apr 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 100y

18:22 Wexford

Doyen Ta Win

11st 7lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Declan Queally

made all

5/1

3rd

2

21st Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 110y

17:20 Tramore

Doyen Ta Win

11st 5lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Declan Queally

led, jumped slightly left 4 out, much reduced lead after 3 out

10/1

OUR TIP

9/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 403-04

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Third to Bigz Belief in this race 12 months ago; probably needed the race on seasonal debut in a Navan contest in which Gold Speed was second; fourth over a longer trip at Leopardstown last time, when left with plenty to do after a mistake at the third-last; could be ready to strike now.

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17

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

Neveradullmoment

10st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: J P Dempsey

in rear

12/1

5th

3

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

15:55 Fairyhouse

Neveradullmoment

11st 4lb

J: Miss A B O’Connor

T: J P Dempsey

midfield early, dropped to rear after 11th, headway after 4 out, no extra after 2 out, no impression when not fluent last

3/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 00-1F3 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Took a sharp rise for Roscommon win last autumn; fell at the first at Cork in October on chasing debut; made late headway in a 2m handicap hurdle at Leopardstown last month; one of the more likely contenders.

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8

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 110y

15:35 Tipperary

Low Style

11st 12lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

Fair hurdler (rated 107) fell at first when favourite for sole chase start at Cork in 2022 and has been off well over a year.

16/1

3rd

10

29th Jan 2023

Soft

1m 7f 151y

15:52 Naas

Low Style

10st 9lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

midfield, headway 4 out, prominent in chasing group when pushed along home turn, went modest third before 2 out, ridden after 2 out, kept on but no extra run-in, no match for first two

11/2

3rd

14

26th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Low Style

10st 12lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

towards rear of midfield, pushed along in rear after 4th, still plenty to do after last (usual 2 out), headway home turn, ridden and ran on from over 1f out, went third inside final furlong, no match for first two

7/1

14/1

  • Place: £5.90

Form: 91160-

Last run: 358 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict

Three wins have been over further, the latest over 2m4f at Clonmel towards the end of 2021; final two outings last season were over 3m at Leopardstown; likely to find this a bit sharp on first outing after a year off.

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1st

1

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 100y

14:55 Navan

Pour Pavore

12st 0lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

prominent, went second 7th, led 5 out, clear and going best when awkward jump 2 out, went further clear approaching last, easily

7/1

8th

6

28th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 2f 54y

15:42 Galway

Pour Pavore

11st 5lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Gavin Cromwell

Three hurdle wins include here two years ago; two chase runs in the spring were modest and looks a more likely type for handicaps in due course.

20/1

8th

9

12th May 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 20y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Pour Pavore

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Three-time hurdle winner is rated 119 in that sphere; well beaten on chasing debut at Down Royal and has to improve significantly.

18/1

Form: F/U-24 D

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 8lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict

Bumper/hurdles winner; excellent second in a 23-runner contest at Navan in November on first run after a long absence; sound effort when fourth in a better race than this at Leopardstown last time; should be in the mix.

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1st

8

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:45 Listowel

Gold Speed

10st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Adrian Murray

held up in rear, headway after 3 out, led approaching last, kept on

11/1

Form: 7P-566

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Flat winner, 0-15 over hurdles; fair form for this rider on his last three appearances, but needs to raise his game.

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No Results Found

Form: 40-212

Last run: 163 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Roscommon maiden win last summer was on good ground over 2m4f; absent since remote second in a three-runner conditions event at Kilbeggan in August; in-form rider.

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9th

12

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

14:30 Punchestown

Mister Beeton

11st 9lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Shane Nolan

Most recent win was in a staying handicap hurdle here in June; off for six months after a poor run at Listowel and well beaten at Cork last month; cheekpieces tried and ground in his favour but has it to do.

50/1

13th

2

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:58 Cork

Mister Beeton

12st 2lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Shane Nolan

Won from 8lb lower at Punchestown last summer and only found one too good at Ballinrobe in follow up bid; below form at Listowel last time and has to prove he's as good on this ground; off 183 days.

22/1

Form: 0-7806 CD

Last run: 57 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 122

Form & Verdict

Made all to win this race off 2lb lower last year with Neveradullmonent back in third; needs to jump better than at Fairyhouse on his most recent run; not a forlorn hope given his display here 12 months ago when he got away with some untidy jumping.

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No Results Found

Form: /045-7

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Best run when a close-up fifth in a maiden hurdle at Roscommon in September 2021; shaped quite well in a recent maiden outing at Punchestown after a lengthy layoff; first handicap now.

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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: 055605 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 12st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 129

Form & Verdict

Useful dual-purpose sort; has plenty of weight here; rider's claim will help but recent form is not very encouraging; dropped away from two out after a prominent showing at Thurles last Sunday.

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3

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 94y

15:40 Punchestown

Zoffanien

12st 0lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Three hurdle wins, two on Flat; regressive last year; best run this season when third at Thurles in January; same placing at Ballinrobe recently; needs to raise his game

20/1

Form: 745-02

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Breakthrough win not out of the question after a recent Punchestown second; however, this is a stronger race and he has plenty to find with The Truant on Limerick running.

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1

12th Mar 2023

Soft

1m 7f 89y

15:07 Naas

Galactic Grey

12st 0lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: C P Donoghue

14/1

11th

15

29th Jan 2023

Soft

1m 7f 151y

15:52 Naas

Galactic Grey

10st 5lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: C P Donoghue

took keen hold, in touch with leaders early, prominent in chasing group after 1st, ridden and weakened after 3 out

12/1

2nd

8

16th Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:20 Punchestown

Galactic Grey

11st 9lb

J: Mr J W Hendrick

T: C P Donoghue

0-16 under all codes; well beaten in a first-time tongue-tie behind Little Mixup at Limerick; others preferred.

33/1

Form: 3-4193 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

Went up 8lb for a long-priced Cork win three starts ago; possibly a bit high in the ratings now judged on his run in a rated contest at Cork

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1st

3

(3)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:40 Ripon

Ney

9st 8lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Danny Brooke

in touch with leaders against rail, switched left and waiting for room 4f out, smooth headway to lead over 2f out, pushed along and went clear over 1f out, ridden out inside final furlong, comfortably

2/1

1st

3

(2)

30th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 5f 192y

Class 6

18:20 Catterick

Ney

9st 8lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Danny Brooke

Ex-Irish; in good form for new yard, winning over 2m in first-time blinkers (retained) at Southwell in February; fair efforts on both starts since; below his best on four turf starts (latest in 2022) but has won over hurdles; interesting.

7/2

Form: 54F9-6

Last run: 70 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Ran out of steam over 2m4f at Cork on seasonal debut; showed an element of promise in maidens last season, but others have far stronger claims.

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7th

10

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 31y

19:50 Ballinrobe

Petit King

10st 12lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Edward Cawley

in touch with leaders on inner, not fluent 5 out

10/1

3rd

8

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Fairyhouse

Petit King

11st 2lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Edward Cawley

prominent, jumped slightly left 3rd, 10 lengths down when left in lead 3 out, soon joined, headed and lost second approaching last, kept on, no match for winner

16/1

Form: 677000 D

Last run: 39 days

W: 10st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

1-26 over hurdles, on a long losing sequence; very hard to make any sort of case for him on his 2022 form.

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13th

9

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Future Proof

12st 0lb

J: Joanna Thornton

T: P J Rothwell

Losing run since 2020 and poor over hurdles this season.

33/1

10th

13

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 88y

16:23 Thurles

Future Proof

10st 10lb

J: Anna McGuinness

T: P J Rothwell

Has run okay without threatening in two runs at Punchestown in recent starts; losing run goes back to 2020 but he's on a competitive mark.

10/1

Form: 4401F-

Last run: 386 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Down Royal winner for Noel Meade 13 months ago; took a heavy fall on chasing debut at Clonmel last January; may need this on stable/seasonal debut.

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6th

13

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

17:05 Bellewstown

Ben Thomson

10st 13lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: John C McConnell

in touch with leaders

25/1

Form: 211-P0 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Recorded back-to-back wins at Fairyhouse and Tramore in October 2021; has struggled in two outings this season; needs to provide reassurance.

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15th

18

26th Feb 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 109y

16:40 Naas

Coolnacritta

10st 0lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Mark Fahey

Off for over a year after winning a Tramore handicap hurdle in October 2021; nothing to recommend since and makes no appeal on recent evidence.

66/1

Form: 064-30

Last run: 32 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Placed on the Flat and over hurdles at last year's Galway Festival; not an easy horse to win with and seems more effective on the Flat; others preferred.

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8th

4

11th Feb 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 123y

14:50 Naas

Insane Bolt

11st 10lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: Peter Fahey

Went close in a Galway festival handicap hurdle but tailed off on return and unseated early here latest when 33-1; just 1-19 over hurdles and still 4lb above his winning mark.

33/1

11

29th Jan 2023

Soft

1m 7f 151y

15:52 Naas

Insane Bolt

10st 8lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

towards rear of midfield, mistake and unseated rider 3rd

14/1

12th

14

28th Dec 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

12:35 Leopardstown

Insane Bolt

11st 4lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

in touch with leaders on inner

14/1

Form: 9046-0

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Decent form early in career for Mulvany stable, highlighted by a heavy-ground Ballinrobe maiden win; major improvement needed from Naas run on first run for new yard.

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9th

10

13th Jun 2023

Good

2m 2f 51y

16:55 Sligo

Buzz Light

10st 6lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Thomas Dowling

towards rear of midfield

40/1

8th

13

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

13:45 Punchestown

Buzz Light

10st 6lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Thomas Dowling

keen to post

33/1

9th

9

2nd May 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 139y

17:48 Ballinrobe

Buzz Light

11st 7lb

J: Evan Dwan

T: Thomas Dowling

Decent form early in career for Mulvany stable, highlighted by a heavy-ground 2m2f maiden win here; recent form poor however and of limited appeal.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €373.00
Straight Forecast €217.30
Tricast €518.80
Trifecta €857.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Doyen Ta Win

SPOTLIGHT:

Neveradullmoment

POSTDATA:

Zoffanien

TOPSPEED:

Insane Bolt

The Irish Sun:

Gold Speed