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Goresbridge Maiden Hurdle (Div II)

  • Prize money: £6265.49
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 19 runners
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Goresbridge Maiden Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £31.70
  • Place: £5.00

Form: P05

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Two falls in points, though in contention when exiting two out at Borris House; Thurles fifth was a small step in the right direction on his second hurdles start; a lot more needed now

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13

12th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 103y

Class 2

17:15 Aintree

Karuma Grey

11st 4lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Christian Williams

Much improved when winning 2m maiden at Gowran (soft/heavy) last March but pulled up on handicap debut next time; has shown promise over fences since but lots to prove back hurdling after leaving Ellmarie Holden for £40,000 in January.

16/1

3rd

6

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 1f 160y

14:40 Limerick

Karuma Grey

11st 5lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: Miss Ellmarie Holden

Maiden hurdle winner; would have finished closer on his chase debut but for a late mistake and it was always going to be tough for him in a strong beginners' chase at Fairyhouse; in calmer waters here and should feature.

10/1

13/8

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 4445

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

0-8 on Flat, placed three times; promising start over hurdles at Cork when fourth behind the smart Blood Destiny; fourth in another big-field maiden at Punchestown, form franked by the winner Sir Allen and third Sinbad Le Marin; fourth again in a Listed contest at Doncaster; failed to maintain front-running effort in a handicap last time; big chance here.

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3rd

2

10th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

17:48 Sedgefield

Libby

11st 8lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Rebecca Menzies

22-race maiden; not straightforward and didn't jump with fluency at Fakenham (2m, good; fourth of five, beaten 15.5l) last time, so it's no surprise to see a visor fitted; hasn't had many opportunities over fences (0-3) though, and does continue to ease in the weights.

8/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 68

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Good Flat pedigree; respectable first run at Cork in November; lesser effort at Naas in January but of some interest in this company.

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1st

13

2nd May 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 30y

18:18 Ballinrobe

Showurappreciation

11st 4lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Jonathan Sweeney

midfield early, mistake and lost ground when pushed along briefly 1st, headway after 3 out, in touch with leaders when pushed along after 2 out, ridden and ran on after last, led towards finish, won going away

11/4

3rd

8

11th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Gowran Park

Showurappreciation

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Jonathan Sweeney

in touch with leaders

8/1

8th

16

29th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:17 Naas

Showurappreciation

11st 12lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Jonathan Sweeney

Flat pedigree; showed ability on debut over 2m at Cork and is worth a look for future reference; similar profile to Canal End in the same colours.

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 5333

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Seems to be improving; looks almost sure to be in the mix though would prefer further judged on his runs over 2m4f at Punchestown; has an edge over One Big Bang; form of his third behind No Looking Back at Thurles in December was well advertised by the winner at Limerick at Christmas.

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0

7

22nd Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 3

17:00 Sedgefield

Jeepydoff Meel

10st 11lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Won Market Rasen maiden (2m2f) in June on second start for this yard; no threat in novice hurdles since but he's run some fair races (including on heavy) and has been given a chance by the handicapper; not discounted.

8/1

2nd

1

6th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

13:25 Hexham

Jeepydoff Meel

11st 7lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Ex-Gordon Elliott; won a maiden at Market Rasen (2m2f) on second run for this yard and was runner-up behind odds-on rivals in next two starts; flopped when 4-9 at Stratford (2m6f) in August but he sets a fair standard on his best form and is a big player if he can bounce back on this drop back in trip; his win came on good ground but he's effective on soft/heavy.

11/4

4th

1

24th Aug 2023

Good

2m 6f 7y

Class 3

14:05 Stratford

Jeepydoff Meel

11st 6lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Philip Kirby

Ex-Gordon Elliott; odds-on when successful over 2m2f at Market Rasen and beaten 17l (2m4f, good) and 18l (2m6f, heavy) in his two subsequent runs; was at least beaten by the right horses (both long odds-on) and probably has only Cheltenam De Vaige to beat.

8/13

Form: 37

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Moig South point winner in November; decent bumper effort when chasing home a pair of Willie Mullins-trained runners at Limerick; needs to jump better than at Punchestown last month; held by Jeepydoff Meel.

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1st

2

6th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 70y

Class 4

14:15 Uttoxeter

One Big Bang

11st 12lb

J: Mr Alex Chadwick

T: James Owen

raced in second, joined leader 5th, led before 4 out, shaken up before 3 out, clear approaching last, kept on well, comfortably

8/15

1st

6

30th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 58y

Class 4

16:25 Haydock

One Big Bang

11st 10lb

J: Mr Alex Chadwick

T: James Owen

Point winner who made it 0-8 under rules in Ireland when pulled up last month; however, he ran well when third of 13 in a handicap at Limerick (3m, heavy) in December and his new trainer does well with recruits from other yards; interesting on stable debut, especially if well backed.

5/1

6

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

16:30 Punchestown

One Big Bang

11st 12lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Paul Tobin

didn't always jump with fluency, prominent early, in touch with leaders when pushed along briefly after 3rd, pushed along after 8th, reminder after 9th, weakened after 4 out

6/1

Form: 00

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Third to today's rival One Big Bang in a maiden point; well beaten in two maiden hurdles in January.

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1st

10

25th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 58y

Class 1

14:20 Haydock

Slate Lane

10st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Emmet Mullins

Half-brother to very smart Chatham Street Lad; odds-on when unbeaten for Emmet Mullins in a maiden at Cartmel (2m6f, good to soft), novice handicap at Bangor (2m7f, good) and eight-runner handicap at Newton Abbot (3m2f, good to soft); the jockey moved a little more last time but this 5yo has basically been breezing through those races before winning with great authority and even today's 14lb rise might not have his measure.

7/2

1st

1

21st Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 2f 0y

17:21 Leopardstown

Slate Lane

12st 9lb

J: Michael O’Neill

T: Emmet Mullins

Three-time hurdle winner lately; might find this trip a bit sharp but still go well enough.

3/1

1st

5

11th Sep 2023

Good

3m 2f 105y

Class 2

16:25 Newton Abbot

Slate Lane

11st 4lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Emmet Mullins

took keen hold, prominent, went second going easily 4 out, led before 2 out, edged left approaching last, shaken up run-in, easily

8/15

Form: 0U

Last run: 5 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Down the field on debut at Navan, big price when stumbling and unseating rider after the fifth at Leopardstown on Monday.

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11th

16

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 180y

14:10 Down Royal

Rightfolksplease

11st 4lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Paul W Flynn

prominent

20/1

Form:

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

No impact in two Flat maidens; 100-1 when in rear on hurdling debut at Naas in January.

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12th

10

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

16:30 Listowel

Rocket Spirit

10st 13lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: P G Fahey

Runner-up in 2m3f Kilbeggan maiden in May; in the money both subsequent starts back there albeit well held, fitter for latter run after three-month break; handicap debut.

16/1

Form: 9

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Already out of contention when making a bad mistake at the last here on his debut.

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17th

3

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Charlies Pride

12st 3lb

J: Niall McCarthy

T: Paul Power

Kilbeggan handicap hurdle winner in August before good run at Listowel; this looks tough.

33/1

4th

17

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:55 Listowel

Charlies Pride

11st 0lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Paul Power

Poor maiden form; showed potential when sixth in a 17-runner contest at Cork on handicap debut; won easily at Kilbeggan last month on second attempt; up 9lb.

6/1

Form: 3409

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Signs of ability in bumpers at Fairyhouse and Leopardstown in December; more like a handicap prospect based on two runs at Fairyhouse

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21th

21

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

14:30 Punchestown

Park Of Kings

11st 6lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Paul Nolan

Went up 16lb for for winning a pair of 2m handicap hurdles here and at Roscommon in the autumn; still competitive off his new mark last thrice, including when stepped up to 3m at Leopardstown in February; this trip should be ideal and very much a player here with ground in his favour.

8/1

5th

22

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 104y

15:00 Leopardstown

Park Of Kings

10st 3lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Paul Nolan

soon midfield

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Half-brother to several useful types including the stable's recent chase scorer My Design; family is well endowed with stamina. worth a look for future reference.

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7th

2

24th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 110y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Vengaboy

12st 2lb

J: Mr J M Fennell

T: Declan Queally

led, not fluent 1st, joined after 9th, headed but prominent when mistake 10th, weakening when mistake 3 out

12/1

9th

9

17th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:15 Tramore

Vengaboy

10st 13lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Declan Queally

always towards rear

12/1

6th

11

23rd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Cork

Vengaboy

11st 7lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Declan Queally

Jumped poorly first time out at Gowran 12 days ago, needs to be a lot tidier.

33/1

Form: 00

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Will need to qualify for a handicap mark judging by his runs at Fairyhouse and Navan.

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16th

16

7th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 165y

16:30 Fairyhouse

Shanroe Act

10st 7lb

J: A P Heskin

T: Karl Thornton

Six-race maiden and tailed off here latest; hard to fancy on what he's done so far.

5/1

5th

9

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 50y

13:50 Fairyhouse

Shanroe Act

10st 7lb

J: A P Heskin

T: Karl Thornton

towards rear, brief headway 3 out, outpaced before 2 out, kept on run-in, never on terms

16/1

8th

10

16th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 30y

13:40 Fairyhouse

Shanroe Act

10st 10lb

J: A P Heskin

T: Karl Thornton

never better than midfield, towards rear after 3 out, some headway run-in, never dangerous

20/1

20/1

Form: 00

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Useful 84-rated gelding on the Flat, a winner over an extended 1m on soft ground at Galway last July; soundly beaten on his first two runs over hurdles; well held by Libby on Punchestown running.

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8th

4

(6)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

15:25 Galway

Saraqael

9st 9lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Peter Fahey

Maiden winner (1m) at last year's festival but has been struggling in handicaps this campaign and well held over hurdles of late; reduced mark but remains opposable.

12/1

8th

4

(6)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

15:25 Galway

Saraqael

9st 9lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Peter Fahey

in rear throughout

12/1

0

11

7th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:15 Fairyhouse

Saraqael

10st 11lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Peter Fahey

Won a Flat maiden at last year's Galway festival; yet to shine over hurdles; can probably do better but hard to see him beating his elders here.

20/1

Form: 0F

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Twice placed over 1m4f for Andrew Balding; let down by his jumping on first two attempts at Navan and Naas.

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0

9

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 100y

15:20 Limerick

Kingsofthemidlands

11st 4lb

J: Richard Condon

T: P A Fahy

Maiden after 21 starts under all rules; well beaten on both handicap hurdle starts from 2m-2m6f; loads more needed.

22/1

16th

14

(4)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 4f 0y

14:20 Curragh

Kingsofthemidlands

10st 0lb

J: Ms C A Walsh

T: P A Fahy

prominent

20/1

Form: P0

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

0-12 on the Flat; pulled-up with slipped saddle on hurdling debut; considerable improvement needed from last Saturday's mid-field showing at Navan.

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12th

14

23rd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Cork

Gabbys Girl

11st 0lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

Is 0-12 on Flat; pulled-up with a slipped saddle on hurdling debut; two nondescript runs since.

66/1

15th

18

11th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Gowran Park

Gabbys Girl

10st 9lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

took keen hold, prominent on outer

25/1

10th

19

4th Mar 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Navan

Gabbys Girl

11st 0lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

0-12 on the Flat and was pulled up when 66-1 for her hurdle bow (saddled slipped early); best watched for now.

50/1

Form: 000

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Three-figure odds on first three starts over hurdles; impossible to make a case for him.

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Form:

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Saddle slipped before halfway when he was a 20-1 chance for his debut in a bumper at Naas; best watched.

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13th

1

(8)

18th Apr 2023

Soft

1m 1f 130y

19:15 Gowran Park

Arc Eyes

9st 9lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Makes Flat debut after showing pretty much zilch in three runs over hurdles.

100/1

19th

2

30th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 63y

13:57 Naas

Arc Eyes

11st 7lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

took keen hold, midfield early, pulled way into lead after 2nd, mistake 3rd, jumped slightly right 4th, mistake and headed 3 out, soon ridden and weakened quickly

150/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Well-related son of Sea The Stars, dam was third in the 2015 Oaks; ran very green over 1m2f last April on his only start for Richard Hannon

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16

11th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Gowran Park

Space Odyssey

11st 2lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

midfield on inner

20/1

11th

11

(5)

16th Apr 2022

Good

1m 2f 50y

Class 5

18:15 Nottingham

Space Odyssey

9st 5lb

J: Paul Hanagan

T: Richard Hannon

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Payout
Exacta €785.00
Straight Forecast €805.00
Trifecta €11810.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Libby

The Irish Sun:

Jeepydoff Meel

RP Ratings (IRE):

Libby

TOPSPEED:

Libby

POSTDATA:

Libby