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Bar One Racing “Mobile Betting At Cheltenham” Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £11486.73
  • 2m 3f 0y
  • 15 runners
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Bar One Racing “Mobile Betting At Cheltenham” Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £6.00
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 8-1124

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

In fine form tis term, winning a bumper and novice hurdle before no match for a classy sort; not disgraced on handicap debut over 2m here last time; up in trip today should suit on pedigree and is one to consider.

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4th

3

6th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 150y

15:20 Down Royal

Carnfunnock

11st 12lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: S R B Crawford

in touch with leaders, prominent 2nd, briefly led after 3 out, headed 2 out, weakened run-in

10/1

10th

9

19th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 91y

Class 2

15:20 Ayr

Carnfunnock

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

Four-time winner at up to 2m3f; career-best RPR came when third over 3m last season so the this far will be fine, and cheekpieces are added after failing to give it his best shot last time at 2m; not on an impossible mark by any means.

10/1

6th

2

16th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 3

14:55 Kelso

Carnfunnock

11st 8lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: S R B Crawford

Has won over 2m and 2m3f and was a creditable third in a 3m Perth novice in April; decent fifth in a 2m3f Listed handicap at Navan on latest start; each-way chance but this sharp 2m may not be ideal.

5/2

12/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 535148

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 138

Form & Verdict

Won a handicap at Cork before a decent Navan run, 5l ahead of Drop The Anchor; might not have stayed 3m last time at Leopardstown; can be involved down in trip.

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9th

5

26th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:50 Cork

Lucky Max

11st 5lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

towards rear

15/2

4th

3

10th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 120y

15:12 Down Royal

Lucky Max

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

Four-time winner over hurdles and beaten a nose in a Naas handicap in March; well beaten in a Punchestown handicap hurdle in April; out of his depth in the Galway Hurdle; did not seem to take to chasing last season, soundly beaten in races at Listowel and Gowran; best watched.

8/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 432-02 C

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 12lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 140

Form & Verdict

Capable veteran but can race too freely at times; did so when well beaten in a C&D handicap here in November but much better in a 2m Grade 3 back here since; player if settles over this trip.

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11

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 90y

14:30 Punchestown

Cash Back

11st 7lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Ex-Willie Mullins; eight wins, the most recent when bolting up in three-runner 3m hurdle at Clonmel last December; has left Mullins since a disappointing run over a shorter trip at Leopardstown in March.

12/1

2

3rd Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 72y

14:50 Leopardstown

Cash Back

11st 7lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

raced in second, lost second before 5th, lost third after 3 out, weakened quickly before 2 out

7/2

Form: 31-3F6

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 4lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Decent mare stays 3m, winning an Ayr novice over that trip last April; well held in a Grade 3 latest but this is more realistic even though it might be on the sharp side for her.

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8

13th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 149y

Class 1

13:20 Aintree

Ailie Rose

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

Made it four wins over hurdles when leading for much of the way at Ayr (3m, heavy) in January, albeit facing only three opponents; pulled up in a much stronger race at the Dublin Racing Festival next time; needs to bounce back with a personal best off a career-high mark.

33/1

7

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 104y

15:00 Leopardstown

Ailie Rose

11st 7lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: S R B Crawford

Four from 17 over hurdles and justified favouritism in handicap hurdle at Ayr last month; only 1lb higher here but this is much more competitive.

33/1

Form: -746PP

Last run: 49 days

W: 10st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Pulled up chasing on last two starts and is 5lb out of handicap returning to hurdles, so others are much more likely.

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10th

1

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

20:00 Tramore

Cusp Of Carabelli

12st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: David M O’Brien

Both of his hurdles wins came here and he ran well in a much better race on his most recent hurdles start at Naas in March; tailed off over fences at Ballinrobe earlier in the week; first time to be fitted with headgear of any description.

16/1

7th

5

29th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 100y

19:00 Ballinrobe

Cusp Of Carabelli

10st 8lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: David M O’Brien

Three-time chase winner ran solid races over hurdles and fences back in March on testing ground; however, is well suited by a sound surface and is one to consider.

11/2

4th

7

31st Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 170y

18:10 Wexford

Cusp Of Carabelli

10st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: David M O’Brien

towards rear, pushed along before 2 out, headway and went fourth last, kept on, not reach leaders

13/2

Form: -41614 D

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 121

Form & Verdict

Kilbeggan maiden hurdle winner last summer won a Down Royal novice in January (2m1f) before a fine Leopardstown h'cap effort over 3m; major player down in trip.

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1st

18

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

The Gradual Slope

10st 2lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Sean O O’Brien

Dual hurdles winner over much shorter distances than this; 0-6 over fences but has shown promise; placed last three runs; hard to be sure if this trip will suit.

25/1

Form: 4F711 CD

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 128

Form & Verdict

Improving sort won a Gowran maiden on testing ground before a C&D novice win on yielding; however, likely he has to improve now entering h'caps.

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25

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 110y

18:35 Punchestown

Hands Of Gold

10st 4lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: A L T Moore

disputed lead early, prominent after 2nd, lost position when mistake 8th, weakening when bit short of room on inner after 3 out, dropped to rear when pulled up before last

20/1

8th

7

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:05 Cork

Hands Of Gold

10st 5lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: A L T Moore

Two wins as a novice last year; failed over fences this season and best watched on his return to flights.

20/1

8th

7

25th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:25 Naas

Hands Of Gold

10st 11lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: A L T Moore

prominent

10/1

Form: 856110

Last run: 134 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 121

Form & Verdict

Won a maiden and novice at Downpatrick in the autumn on good ground but was then well beaten in a Galway h'cap on testing ground; has questions to answer back from a break.

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3rd

8

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 147y

15:55 Naas

Desertmore House

10st 8lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Martin Brassil

Career best performance when landing the Kerry National in September; twice a winner over hurdles and tries his hand here off his 19lb lower mark; interesting.

6/1

4th

3

28th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 174y

14:45 Naas

Desertmore House

11st 0lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Martin Brassil

raced in third, dropped to rear before 5 out, detached 2 out, kept on run-in

7/1

8th

9

27th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 100y

15:00 Leopardstown

Desertmore House

11st 8lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Martin Brassil

never better than midfield, kept on from last

11/2

Form: 120-00

Last run: 57 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Useful juvenile hurdler last season but has been well beaten on latest runs and not easy to fancy.

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9th

12

12th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:42 Naas

Sea Sessions

10st 2lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Useful juvenile hurdler last season but has been well beaten on latest runs and not easy to fancy.

40/1

10th

7

14th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

13:37 Fairyhouse

Sea Sessions

11st 1lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

always towards rear, pushed along and struggling from 3 out, soon ridden and beaten, tailed off

33/1

16th

6

13th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:05 Navan

Sea Sessions

11st 9lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Useful juvenile hurdler last season; gave two good performances in Listed events in Britain, winner at Aintree and second at Doncaster, both events comprehensively dominated by Irish raiders; never in the hunt in the Fred Winter; no doubts about fitness following two Flat runs, though slight concern that she made so little impact in those two races.

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 9500-7

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 135

Form & Verdict

Capable sort on his day; won the November handicap on the Flat here last season and not a bad Navan hurdle run since; could be involved if squeezing out a bit more.

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0

7

9th Dec 2023

Soft

3m 1f 50y

13:42 Navan

Drop The Anchor

10st 12lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: P A Fahy

Dual-purpose sort has won valuable handicaps in both codes; well beaten on his last number of hurdle starts and blinkers will have to make a difference.

33/1

10th

7

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 200y

14:00 Naas

Drop The Anchor

10st 12lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: P A Fahy

towards rear of midfield

25/1

12th

3

(11)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 31y

17:10 Naas

Drop The Anchor

9st 8lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: P A Fahy

dwelt start

12/1

Form: 000-P5

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 120

Form & Verdict

Showed strong form for Willie Mullins last season before losing his way; back with original trainer now and put up a decent comeback run over C&D; chance.

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6th

8

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

14:05 Naas

Tempo Chapter Two

11st 5lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Paul W Flynn

Winner of two bumpers and a novice hurdle during his time with Willie Mullins; has deteriorated sharply and has failed to show anything like his best form in two runs for this stable

25/1

11th

13

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Tempo Chapter Two

10st 10lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Paul W Flynn

Tried in a hood on his stable debut when well beaten in a 2m handicap hurdle here two weeks ago; hood is retained but has plenty to find to be a factor here.

33/1

Form: 2-1017 D

Last run: 47 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

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11th

18

(2)

9th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

16:50 Gowran Park

Kashi

9st 0lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Karl Thornton

Dual hurdle winner is a maiden on the Flat and was poor at Sligo four days ago, so not easy to fancy.

40/1

11th

6

(15)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 5f 29y

15:25 Sligo

Kashi

9st 5lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Karl Thornton

0-10 on the Flat and struggled over hurdles when last seen; turf ask from a wide draw.

33/1

9th

8

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:27 Naas

Kashi

10st 8lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Karl Thornton

Is 2-19 over hurdles; ran respectably on the Flat at Dundalk before a remote second back over hurdles at Fairyhouse last time; has run well at this track.

12/1

Form: 5-1110 BF

Last run: 121 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 115

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13

12th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:42 Naas

Enki Flacke

10st 1lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

10th

5

11th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 3

13:10 Cheltenham

Enki Flacke

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Odds-on winner of three small-field races at Perth this May-July as a novice (two at 2m4f, then one at 2m); his jockey had to work pretty hard on last two occasions and cheekpieces are now applied; while this handicap debut asks a much sterner question, he had experience of big fields in Ireland and will be well suited by this step back up in trip; one to note.

5/1

Form: 0/9038

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

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3

7th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

19:00 Hereford

Sacchoandvanzetti

11st 11lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Fergal O’Brien

Both hurdle wins in Ireland during 2019; thereabouts in handicaps at 2m and 2m4f for this yard in the second half of 2023 but well held in latest attempt in November and needs more against unexposed rivals.

12/1

3rd

8

(2)

18th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Sacchoandvanzetti

10st 13lb

J: Miss Remie Morgan

T: Fergal O’Brien

soon led

40/1

10th

7

(2)

12th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

16:38 Southwell (AW)

Sacchoandvanzetti

10st 9lb

J: Miss Remie Morgan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Ex-Irish 8yo who started off for Fergal O'Brien with some good efforts over hurdles last summer/autumn and is very well handicapped on old Flat form; not an easy horse to weigh up on this AW debut and is Remie Morgan's first ride under rules but market support should be heeded.

7/1

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Non-runners

Starzov, Kashi, Enki Flacke, Sacchoandvanzetti

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €338.00
Straight Forecast €298.10
Tricast €1900.10
Trifecta €3970.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Cash Back

The Irish Sun:

Hands Of Gold

SPOTLIGHT:

Carnfunnock

TOPSPEED:

Cash Back

POSTDATA:

Cash Back