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BoyleSports Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6004.42
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 23 runners
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BoyleSports Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 23 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £17.80
  • Place: £3.00

Form: 365213

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Consistent sort got off the mark at Tramore in January before a fine run in defeat over C&D last time; raised 2lb for that but is still a leading contender.

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6th

3

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 55y

16:50 Punchestown

Ardera Ru

10st 12lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Eoin Doyle

Four-time winner relished the heavy ground when a surprise winner from Instit in a Listed at Fairyhouse last time; trainer credited a pallet operation for that effort; will do well to repeat that here on this better ground.

16/1

1st

7

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Ardera Ru

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Eoin Doyle

held up in rear, in touch with leaders when jumped slightly left 7th

16/1

  • Place: £4.70

Form: 434084

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; maiden has been placed a few times over fences and hurdles, including in this discipline at Fairyhouse last time; a minor squeak if getting in.

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9th

6

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

16:25 Naas

Early Arrival

11st 10lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

Strike-rate of 1-31 sets the alarm bells ringing but he went close in a huge field over C&D 12 days ago and will surely be on the scene if he can repeat that form.

4/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 84B322 BF

Last run: 90 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Best run came when he was just touched off in a Cork handicap over this trip in December; up 3lb but should run a big race if repeating that form.

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4th

11

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 45y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Positive Thinker

10st 6lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J McDonagh

Very consistent this season, mixing hurdling and chasing including winning 2m4f handicap chase at Gowran and just touched off over an extended 3m at this venue; an excellent effort to take second behind Irish Grand National candidate Hartur D'Arc, when running from 6lb out of handicap, at Naas last time; 11lb lower than over fences and has Cian Quirke's 5lb claim as well.

4/1

2nd

13

10th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 174y

16:37 Naas

Positive Thinker

10st 0lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J McDonagh

Very consistent at a lower level this season mixing hurdling and chasing including winning 2m4f handicap chase at Gowran and just touched off at Fairyhouse; upped in class now and tough task from 6lb out of handicap.

12/1

3rd

2

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:15 Navan

Positive Thinker

11st 8lb

J: Mr A P Ryan

T: Michael J McDonagh

midfield, headway and prominent behind clear leader 4th, lost ground 3 out, ran on and went third approaching last, no match for first two

100/30

6/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 743651 D

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark over hurdles when a game winner from the front at Clonmel last time over this trip; hit with an 8lb rise for that but should be on the premises again.

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17th

11

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:58 Cork

Rolly Bowley Boy

11st 2lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Sole win came at Clonmel over hurdles last winter but has hit the crossbar in four runs over fences this term; poor run over fences latest but interesting from his lower hurdle mark.

8/1

7th

8

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:35 Gowran Park

Rolly Bowley Boy

10st 9lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

took keen hold, led narrowly or disputed lead, headed and raced in second 5th, mistake 6th, lost second when mistake 5 out, weakening when mistake 4 out, tailed off

5/1

2nd

6

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:15 Navan

Rolly Bowley Boy

11st 0lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

led, soon clear, reduced lead 4th, faced challenge after 3 out, headed last, no extra towards finish

11/2

Form: 6P7036

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Has shown a glimpse of ability in maidens and would be of interest on handicap debut if market vibes were positive.

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9th

6

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:43 Kilbeggan

Cool Legacy

11st 7lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Colin Motherway

An 11-race maiden but arrives on the back of a pair of career best efforts; looks feasibly treated back in a handicap and one to consider.

7/1

5th

5

10th Jun 2023

Good

2m 6f 0y

13:55 Punchestown

Cool Legacy

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Colin Motherway

Respectable efforts in Limerick maiden and Gowran handicap last the winter but not progressing and hard to see her featuring in a major way.

20/1

16

31st May 2023

Good

2m 1f 100y

18:30 Wexford

Cool Legacy

11st 7lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: Colin Motherway

Respectable efforts in a Limerick maiden hurdle and a Gowran handicap hurdle during the winter; not consistent enough to be a betting proposition at this stage; second reserve.

Form: 13554P

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Winner of 1-20 over hurdles; decent chase run two starts ago but was poor over hurdles last time and has to bounce back.

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9th

6

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:17 Down Royal

Joeswayornoway

11st 8lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

in touch with leaders

12/1

Form: 270904

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Had been in poor form off higher marks earlier this season before a much better run over C&D last time; raised 1lb for that but should be capable of being involved.

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9th

4

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

17:10 Tramore

Garcon Doux

11st 12lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

Sole win (Cork) came in testing conditions and good second at this meeting last year over 2m4f; may need this comeback run although yard among the winners of late.

12/1

Form: 3-0080 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Best of four runs this season came at Navan two starts ago over this trip; probably didn't stay 3m at Punchestown last time and should better that run back in distance.

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2nd

1

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

The Niffler

12st 5lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Eamonn O’Connell

Struggled last season and similar story this season before winning at Naas on Tuesday; will carry a 7lb penalty for that and not sure to appreciate the drop to this trip if turned out again quickly.

4/1

Form: 476422

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Been running consistently in defeat in maidens and on handicap debut at Clonmel last time; latter was her first run after a break and should have improved from it; a solid chance off 2lb higher.

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15th

10

21st Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 50y

16:35 Kilbeggan

Drumderry Harlem

11st 3lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Mark John Scallan

fractious at the post, took keen hold, in rear early, soon in touch with leaders, led before 5 out, headed 2 out, soon weakened

22/1

10th

7

2nd Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 160y

14:15 Downpatrick

Drumderry Harlem

11st 8lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Mark John Scallan

prominent, soon raced in second

12/1

9th

12

11th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Gowran Park

Drumderry Harlem

11st 5lb

J: Mr T Power Roche

T: Mark John Scallan

Been running consistently in defeat in maidens and on handicap debut at Clonmel last time; latter was her first run after a break and should have improved from it; a solid chance off 2lb higher.

15/2

Form: 0952

Last run: 42 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Put up an improved effort when second in a Fairyhouse maiden over this trip last time; hasn't an easy task on handicap debut under top-weight but could be improving enough to manage it.

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2nd

2

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:20 Clonmel

Harvard Guy

11st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

raced in second throughout, ridden before last, no chance with winner when mistake last, kept on

11/8

1st

1

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Navan

Harvard Guy

11st 12lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

in touch with leaders, prominent behind clear leaders after 3rd

6/1

1st

6

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:10 Navan

Harvard Guy

10st 7lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

midfield, headway and prominent halfway, went second after 4 out, led approaching last, ridden and went clear run-in, kept on well, comfortably

6/1

OUR TIP

Form: 3/6342

Last run: 31 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Showed ability in bumpers and maiden hurdles before a fine run on handicap debut at Fairyhouse last month; 3lb higher but this consistent sort should be in the mix again.

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1st

5

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Quite Incredible

11st 12lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

prominent throughout, went second after 2 out, soon pushed along, ridden to lead run-in, idled and reduced lead towards finish

25/1

12th

4

3rd Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:25 Leopardstown

Quite Incredible

11st 8lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

15-race maiden; promise last season but has really lost his way in recent times and tailed off again at Fairyhouse last time; back down in trip.

20/1

Form: 3F-00

Last run: 82 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Showed a glimpse of ability in maidens but was beaten a long way on handicap debut last time; is surely capable of much better, though.

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5th

12

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 181y

16:15 Ballinrobe

Broken Bond

11st 0lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Maiden after 7 hurdle starts; a bit better at Wexford last time when beaten 12l; down 2lb but needs to build upon that with cheekpieces added.

16/1

8th

5

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 100y

17:20 Wexford

Broken Bond

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Showed some ability in maidens but disappointing in both handicap starts; well beaten in a 2m4f maiden at Roscommon last time; needs his best.

25/1

Form: 9P5210 C

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 9lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Course winner over 2m in 2020; notched her 4th win (all over 2m) at Limerick in November but has to rebound from a poor run at Punchestown since.

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8

20th May 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:15 Wexford

Capture The Action

11st 11lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: James Joseph Mangan

midfield

18/1

9th

11

10th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Cork

Capture The Action

11st 8lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: James Joseph Mangan

midfield, not fluent 4th

20/1

7

11th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Gowran Park

Capture The Action

11st 9lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: James Joseph Mangan

Course winner over 2m in 2020; notched her 4th win (all over 2m) at Limerick in November but has to rebound from a poor run at Punchestown since.

16/1

Form: P0-122

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Showed improved form this term, winning at Thurles before fine efforts in defeat at Limerick and here last time; steps up 4f in trip but will be a major player if staying.

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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

Form: 07615 D BF

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark at Punchestown in January over this trip before a similar run over 3m off this mark there next time; should be a player if reproducing that.

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19th

2

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 3f 93y

15:05 Punchestown

American Money

11st 5lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

prominent, led before 1st

14/1

1st

12

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

American Money

10st 11lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

jumped right on occasions

8/1

Form: /2-017

Last run: 95 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark over hurdles at Tramore in October before an unplaced run over fences at the same track; chance if the ground doesn't deteriorate too much.

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7th

5

(3)

11th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:15 Tramore

Doyouthinkso

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: J P Flavin

in rear, pushed along halfway

8/1

7th

9

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

20:00 Tramore

Doyouthinkso

11st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: J P Flavin

2m course winner last year and fourth off this mark here in April; has since run very well over 1m5f on the Flat when second of 19 at Navan and local trainer amongst the winners this week; should get this longer trip on nice ground.

7/2

2nd

19

(10)

13th May 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 5f 0y

16:35 Navan

Doyouthinkso

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: J P Flavin

midfield, lost position when pushed along 3f out, switched right when headway over 2f out, keeping on when ridden over 1f out, went second and kept on well inside final furlong, no match for winner

16/1

Form: 352520

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Winner of 1-19 over hurdles but has run well in defeat at this track; was poor last time but has a chance on some of his better earlier efforts.

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8th

1

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

16:25 Naas

A Mere Bagatelle

12st 0lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Mostly chasing during the past year, winning off a similar mark at Kilbeggan last summer; made a quiet return to hurdling after a break at Taunton three weeks ago but the blinkers could sharpen up him.

14/1

Form: 9PP050

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Showed a glimpse of ability in five maiden hurdle runs; tailed-off last time and will have to leave that form well behind.

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14th

15

26th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

19:15 Limerick

No Bodder

10st 13lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Anthony Mullins

midfield

16/1

16

19th May 2023

Good

2m 2f 165y

17:30 Downpatrick

No Bodder

10st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Anthony Mullins

Beaten a long way on last few starts on soft ground; needs to improve plenty returned to a sound surface; reserve.

17

11th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Gowran Park

No Bodder

11st 0lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Anthony Mullins

Showed a glimpse of ability in five maiden hurdle runs; tailed-off last time and will have to leave that form well behind.

22/1

Form: 670020

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Ran a cracker over fences at Thurles last month but has been poor over hurdles either side of that and isn't easy to fancy.

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No Results Found

Form: -22099 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 11lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Record of 1-12 over hurdles; not bad runs lately but best form has come on a sounder surface.

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14th

12

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 88y

16:15 Thurles

Toor Moment

11st 5lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

Maiden hurdle winner in 2021 on better ground and most of her better form is on goodish ground; best watched on her first run since September.

25/1

10th

5

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:12 Kilbeggan

Toor Moment

11st 8lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

in touch with leaders

20/1

Form: 0F5800

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

First reserve; beaten a long way in two handicap runs and is difficult to fancy.

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0

1

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Spring Street

12st 0lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: J P Flavin

prominent, mistake and bumped rival 6th, disputed lead from 3 out, led narrowly when fell 2 out

9/2

1st

16

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:05 Down Royal

Spring Street

11st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: J P Flavin

Best run when second at Tramore (2m5f) on soft ground in April, not so good since on better ground, didn't seem to stay 3m latest.

16/1

6th

7

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:05 Wexford

Spring Street

11st 9lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: J P Flavin

Best run when second at Tramore on soft ground in April but was tailed-off there on good ground next time, both over 2m5f; tongue-tie needs to have an effect.

16/1

Form: 00098P

Last run: 69 days

W: 10st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; maiden after 7 hurdle starts; has a minor squeak on some of his efforts but has to bounce back from a poor run.

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4th

13

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Elle Dorado Rock

11st 3lb

J: Daniel King

T: A J Martin

Yet to finish in the first four over hurdles and not easy to fancy, though respect for shrewd connections a reason not to dismiss.

25/1

11th

17

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

14:30 Navan

Elle Dorado Rock

10st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: A J Martin

Unplaced in eight starts over hurdles and pulled up last two runs.

40/1

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Non-runners

Housemartin, Toor Moment, Elle Dorado Rock

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Payout
Exacta €2852.00
Straight Forecast €2792.60
Tricast €10926.10
Trifecta €16455.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Derridae

The Irish Sun:

Harvard Guy

POSTDATA:

Quite Incredible

TOPSPEED:

Toor Moment

RP Ratings (IRE):

Derridae