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Bar One Racing “Price Boosts All 28 Favourites At Cheltenham” Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 1m 7f 89y
  • 20 runners
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Bar One Racing “Price Boosts All 28 Favourites At Cheltenham” Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 21 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

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9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.30
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 8-3552

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Beaten a short head over 2m4f at Fairyhouse with today's rivals Young Fitzy and Falvio behind; debatable if this trip will suit him as well since his apparent improvement was sparked by a run over a similar trip at Punchestown.

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Verdict Starting price

4th

1

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Limerick

Wee Charlie

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

towards rear

8/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 30-108

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Has done most of her racing over longer distances; winner off 4lb lower at Fairhouse three starts ago; stable possibly has a better chance with Rideau Canal.

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9th

3

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

15:50 Naas

Dragons Pass

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Mrs Denise Foster

towards rear

25/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 000727

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Flat winner in Poland and France; clear chance on his C&D second last month; not as good over a longer trip at Fairyhouse last time, but possibly capable of reversing the form of that race with Wee Charlie and Young Fitzy.

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7th

4

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 150y

19:20 Downpatrick

Falvio

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: C A McBratney

towards rear

66/1

25/1

  • Place: £5.60

Form: FP-P40

Last run: 50 days

W: 10st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Placed only once from 20 starts; long-priced fourth at Punchestown on penultimate outing was a rare bright spot on his record.

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8th

9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

20:05 Sedgefield

Hide Out

10st 11lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: Danny Brooke

Ran well when second off 3lb higher over C&D (soft) in January but two lesser efforts have followed (chase/hurdle) and his career strike-rate now stands at 0-30.

12/1

6th

6

19th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:45 Wetherby

Hide Out

10st 10lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Danny Brooke

prominent, not fluent 4 out, outpaced before 3 out, weakening 2 out

7/1

3rd

5

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

16:33 Sedgefield

Hide Out

10st 9lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Danny Brooke

in touch with leaders, lost ground back straight, weakened and no chance when awkward jump 2 out

9/2

Form: 85P-34

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Modest form for Alan King; improved on his Irish debut when third at Fairyhouse; another respectable effort last time was over 2m7f at Thurles; this trip may be short of his optimum.

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4th

7

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

16:25 Naas

Rideau Canal

11st 10lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Mrs Denise Foster

Maiden for Alan King; ran respectably in all three runs for this yard early last year, including handicaps at 2m7f and 1m7f; can win races off this mark but would need to see market support after a year out.

8/1

Form: 000806 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Running off 13lb lower than chase mark; each-way chance after creditable Fairyhouse sixth over a longer trip; behind Wee Charlie then, but in front of Falvio who did not seem to stay.

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5th

4

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 77y

18:50 Ballinrobe

Young Fitzy

11st 10lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent 2 out, briefly went second after 2 out, weakened run-in

6/1

Form: -0801U

Last run: 161 days

W: 11st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Both wins over hurdles have come at claiming level at Roscommon in 2021 and at Clonmel last September; let down by jumping in a chase last autumn and now back after a break.

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3rd

1

21st Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 110y

19:58 Wexford

Emir De Rots

12st 0lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Won claiming hurdle at Clonmel in September and consistent generally since; yet to show his best form at this trip though.

10/1

2

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 6f 169y

20:00 Clonmel

Emir De Rots

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Won over hurdles here; unseated having made mistakes on last chase start but some creditable efforts over hurdles since; could be involved if he gets his jumping together.

5/1

3rd

15

11th May 2023

Soft

2m 3f 25y

19:48 Clonmel

Emir De Rots

11st 6lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

towards rear

12/1

Form: 99800-

Last run: 531 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Poor form in maidens; no impact in handicaps in 2021 when never shorter than 33-1; no appeal after a long absence.

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1st

11

21st Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 110y

16:50 Tramore

Prince Of Air

10st 10lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

prominent on outer, led narrowly 6th

10/1

Form: 7-0008

Last run: 32 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Hard to find any positives in her bumper or maiden hurdle form; making handicap debut.

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13th

12

21st Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 110y

16:50 Tramore

Danesfort Mayfly

10st 9lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

towards rear

50/1

10/1

Form: P-405P

Last run: 240 days

W: 10st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Moderate for three previous trainers; perhaps some chance Gordon Elliott can find the key to him; only runner for the stable in this, worth a market check.

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14th

12

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 2f 185y

17:20 Downpatrick

Be My Hero

11st 3lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

A 21-race maiden but has gone close a few times from this sort of mark; ran okay when sixth at Naas last time and ground has come right for him; ought to go well on back of 105 day-break.

6/1

Form: 0090

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Poor maiden hurdle form; transformation needed after a dismal run at Thurles last time; stable's handicap newcomers needed to be treated with respect, but chance is far from obvious.

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No Results Found

Form: 0/2826

Last run: 155 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Not an easy horse to win with on the Flat, two wins from 50 starts, often placed; 0-9 over hurdles, place chance at best.

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13th

14

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

12:48 Down Royal

Lariat

11st 5lb

J: Anna McGuinness

T: J J Lambe

never better than midfield

40/1

11th

11

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:45 Navan

Lariat

11st 3lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: J J Lambe

towards rear

20/1

Form: 90-707

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Modest form in bumpers; first hurdles run was respectable but does not appeal as being well handicapped; drops in trip.

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13th

6

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 180y

16:50 Naas

Everystep Oftheway

11st 10lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

Maiden; placed in 2m3f handicap here a year ago; chasing lately, favourite when fourth in Punchestown handicap latest; first try at 3m.

7/1

8/1

Form: 89082

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Gave an improved display when second over 2m at Clonmel but was beaten 10l so needs to find a bit extra.

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0

1

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

15:35 Tipperary

Anstand

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

held up in rear, ridden and no impression before 4 out

22/1

7th

6

31st May 2023

Good

2m 1f 100y

18:00 Wexford

Anstand

11st 7lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Paul Nolan

One of the more likely contenders on the basis of form such as a recent Clonmel fourth, beaten only 4l and not quite seeing out the 2m3f trip; this may be closer to his optimum trip.

4/1

4th

9

11th May 2023

Soft

2m 3f 25y

19:18 Clonmel

Anstand

11st 7lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Paul Nolan

Runner-up over 2m here in February on soft but well below that form twice since when well-fancied, latest when possibly didn't stay at Tramore; blinkers now tried.

8/1

25/1

Form: 5644P0

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Winning pointer; two satisfactory runs in November, both over longer distances than this; major doubts after her last two outings; last of 16 in a Clonmel event in which Rovetta was sixth.

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11

30th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 13y

20:00 Ballinrobe

Lough Na Fooey

11st 3lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: L Young

14

11th May 2023

Soft

2m 3f 25y

19:18 Clonmel

Lough Na Fooey

11st 3lb

J: Tommy Brett

T: L Young

in touch with leaders, badly hampered by faller and jockey lost irons 5th, pulled up after 6th

13/2

15

5th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 55y

19:25 Downpatrick

Lough Na Fooey

11st 6lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: L Young

Second reserve; points' winner 0-9 hurdling and another making her chasing debut with limited appeal.

Form: 090

Last run: 91 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Hard to discern much promise from his maiden form but possible he can find his level now; half-brother to the useful Monbeg Legend and to other winners.

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14th

17

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 180y

16:15 Punchestown

Mad For The Craic

11st 0lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

First reserve; 66-1 when tailed off on his handicap debut; first run on goodish ground and that may help, as might the tongue-tie.

16th

15

12th Mar 2023

Soft

1m 7f 89y

15:07 Naas

Mad For The Craic

11st 1lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: E McNamara

Hard to discern much promise from his maiden form but possible he can find his level now; half-brother to the useful Monbeg Legend and to other winners.

20/1

14th

13

11th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 185y

12:45 Cork

Mad For The Craic

11st 12lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

towards rear of midfield, not fluent and pushed along 4 out, struggling before 3 out, soon beaten

33/1

Form: 0P/056

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Won three races for Jessica Harrington when in the form of her life in August 2018; off for three years before reappearance at Gowran in January; could be given some sort of chance on the evidence of two Clonmel outings in recent weeks.

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18th

8

(15)

22nd Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Rovetta

9st 10lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Michael Mulvany

pushed along briefly, in touch with leaders, some headway when pushed along on outer home turn, weakened 3f out

20/1

9th

10

26th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 50y

13:50 Limerick

Rovetta

10st 4lb

J: Alan King

T: Peter McCreery

prominent in chasing group, headway 2nd

16/1

17th

12

12th Mar 2023

Soft

1m 7f 89y

15:07 Naas

Rovetta

11st 4lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Peter McCreery

Won three races for Jessica Harrington when in the form of her life in August 2018; off for three years before reappearance at Gowran in January; could be given some sort of chance on the evidence of two Clonmel outings in recent weeks.

10/1

Form: 231-P0

Last run: 81 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Improved after joining Willie Mullins in the summer of 2021, placed twice before readily landing 2m2f Sligo handicap; no encouragement from two runs this season; another new trainer now; first time with a tongue-tie.

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No Results Found

Form: -32666

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Promise in bumpers and when third in a maiden hurdle at Galway in October; now beginning to look regressive; making handicap debut.

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1st

4

5th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

14:25 Bangor-on-Dee

Littel Flour

11st 2lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Jennie Candlish

Two good runs for this yard, latterly at Newton Abbot (2m2f, good) succumbing to a hurdling newcomer who had won three times on the Flat in Germany; might be the answer.

5/4

2nd

9

22nd Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 110y

Class 4

15:30 Newton Abbot

Littel Flour

10st 11lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Jennie Candlish

took keen hold, prominent, led 5 out, going best home turn

100/30

3rd

2

1st Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 47y

Class 5

21:00 Perth

Littel Flour

11st 12lb

J: Miss Molly Landau

T: Jennie Candlish

0-11 over hurdles when trained in Ireland but her third at Tipperary (2m, good to yielding) in May was a good effort and she has possibilities if in similar form on this stable debut.

11/2

Form: 4007

Last run: 41 days

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

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5th

8

(10)

9th May 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:40 Gowran Park

Adhuil

9st 4lb

J: Rebecca Parsons

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Longstanding maiden has gone close on a couple of occasions at this venue, notably last month's seasonal return when chasing home a ready winner (Manhattan Dandy head away third) over this trip, despite racing keenly from an outside draw; left with plenty to do when never featuring at Naas five days later; has to be respected back at this track.

4/1

10th

12

(8)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Naas

Adhuil

9st 2lb

J: Rebecca Parsons

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Longstanding maiden but has gone close on a couple of occasions at Gowran, notably last Wednesday's seasonal return when when chasing home a ready (and well-backed) winner, despite racing keenly for today's rider; respected off same mark.

11/2

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Non-runners

Galactic Grey, Adhuil

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Payout
Exacta €478.00
Straight Forecast €440.50
Tricast €1833.00
Trifecta €1723.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Falvio

The Irish Sun:

Wee Charlie

RP Ratings (IRE):

Rideau Canal

TOPSPEED:

Lough Na Fooey

POSTDATA:

Falvio