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16:15 Thurles

Soft

End Of The Season Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6004.42
  • 2m 7f 49y
  • 6 runners
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End Of The Season Hurdle

Runners: 6 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

7/4 (Won)

  • Win: £4.90
  • Place: £2.60

Form: 5/5-42

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 0lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 143

Form & Verdict

Former top novice hurdler isn't the horse he used to be but wasn't disgraced on second start for this yard in the Grade 2 Galmoy Hurdle (3m; hvy) at Gowran behind Teahupoo; yard is going better now and a big run is likely.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

8

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 110y

18:00 Punchestown

Summerville Boy

11st 10lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Seven career wins, the most recent when beating Asterion Forlonge in a Thurles conditions event last year; runner-up in the same contest last month after chasing home Monkfish at Gowran; consistent and deserves a change of luck but it is unlikely to come here.

50/1

2nd

3

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 193y

16:15 Thurles

Summerville Boy

11st 5lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

2018 Supreme winner and has a smart level of recent form too; chased home Monkfish in a Grade 2 hurdle at Gowran last time and a repeat of that effort could be enough.

7/4

2nd

4

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:15 Gowran Park

Summerville Boy

11st 3lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

2018 Supreme Novices' winner; won a Thurles conditions hurdle last March before a respectable effort in a Punchestown Grade 1; behind Ashdale Bob then, but in front of a below-par Monkfish; now at the veteran stage but showed enthusiasm when second in a 3m1f handicap at Navan last month.

12/1

10/11

  • Place: £1.10

Form: /UF47- C

Last run: 365 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

High-class performer over hurdles and fences ran a cracker in the King George last season when falling at the last; this is his first run since being well beaten in the Gold Cup and first run over hurdles for three years; however, if the majority of his ability remains he should win this; market can help.

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Verdict Starting price

2nd

1

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 110y

18:00 Punchestown

Asterion Forlonge

11st 10lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Seven career wins; alternating between hurdles and fences this season, second in a Grade 1 at Leopardstown in December and beaten a dozen lengths in the Stayers Hurdle; won a match for a Grade 3 chase at Cork over Easter; each-way chance.

10/1

1st

1

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:30 Cork

Asterion Forlonge

11st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

raced wide, raced in second, joined leader 5th, switched right before 11th, disputed lead on inner after 5 out, led narrowly when jumped right 3 out, went clear when jumped right 2 out, steadied when jumped right last, easily

4/7

1

14th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 213y

Class 1

15:30 Cheltenham

Asterion Forlonge

11st 10lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Grade 1 novice hurdle winner in 2020 and, having been somewhat patchy over fences, he reverted to hurdles last spring and posted a Grade 2 win (2m4f, yielding to soft) and a near-miss in the Grade 1 Champion Stayers at Punchestown (2m7f, good to yielding); each-way claims on that form but not at the same level on either Irish run this season (fences/hurdles).

50/1

Form: 2-4234

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Much better chaser than hurdler; ran three solid races in strong chase company earlier this season, including behind Galopin Des Champs in the Grade 1 John Durkan; below form here last time and has a bit to find on hurdle ratings with some of these.

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2nd

9

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 160y

17:25 Punchestown

Lifetime Ambition

12st 0lb

J: Miss S Doyle

T: P M J Doyle

Very smart chaser in his prime for Jessica Harrington and was only 33-1 for year's Grand National (unseated early); still capable of useful form winning three from five in points for Susie Doyle this season; unseated when long odds-on at Lisronagh; jumped notably well when winning a 2m4f hunters chase at Cork a month ago.

11/2

1st

9

1st Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:43 Cork

Lifetime Ambition

12st 0lb

J: Miss S Doyle

T: P M J Doyle

jumped well, midfield, headway and prominent 6th, good jump and led 9th, going best 3 out, clear approaching last, ran on well run-in

11/10

4th

1

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 180y

17:25 Killarney

Lifetime Ambition

11st 12lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Mrs John Harrington

prominent, led after 2nd, mistake 4 out, headed and lost two places 3 out, no extra from 2 out, lost third towards finish

5/1

OUR TIP

Form: -FF920 C

Last run: 80 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 139

Form & Verdict

Smart hurdler was just denied in a Grade B handicap at Naas over 2m4f in November but was well beaten when raised to 3m at Leopardstown next time; has questions to answer now.

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Form: P-47FF

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner last season was keeping on over this trip at Musselburgh last time when falling heavily at the last, his second consecutive departure; could still have more to offer if his confidence isn't too damaged.

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8

10th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 155y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Jaycean

11st 3lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, in touch with leaders when ridden but weakened quickly after 3 out, dropped to rear when pulled up before 2 out

20/1

5th

1

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 49y

16:15 Thurles

Jaycean

11st 5lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Maiden hurdle winner last season was keeping on over this trip at Musselburgh last time when falling heavily at the last, his second consecutive departure; could still have more to offer if his confidence isn't too damaged.

16/1

6

5th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 2

14:55 Musselburgh

Jaycean

11st 6lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear

10/1

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Payout
Exacta €129.00
Straight Forecast €86.00
Trifecta €188.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Asterion Forlonge

TOPSPEED:

Summerville Boy

RP Ratings (IRE):

Asterion Forlonge

The Irish Sun:

Asterion Forlonge

POSTDATA:

Summerville Boy