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14:40 Cork

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  • Prize money: £6526.55
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 12 runners
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Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

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1/4 (Won)

  • Win: £1.20
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 0733

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Has improved with each start; has obtained third placings in maidens at Fairyhouse and Clonmel in which Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott provided the winner and second; neither trainer is represented here; will be hard to beat in a modest race.

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3rd

14

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 55y

16:15 Punchestown

Battle It Out

10st 4lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Ordinary form in conditions chases before fair fourth over 2m1f on handicap debut at Fairyhouse; well suited by the step up to 2m4f when winning readily with a light weight at Naas; unable to sustain progress over 2m7f at Navan.

14/1

4th

1

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 100y

16:33 Navan

Battle It Out

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Won 2m4f maiden hurdle at Cork last March; ordinary form in conditions chases before fair fourth over 2m1f on handicap debut at Fairyhouse; well suited by the step up to 2m4f when winning readily of a light weight at Naas; a lot more on his plate now but further progress is feasible over this trip; Charlie O'Dwyer takes off a useful 5lb.

4/1

1st

10

25th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:25 Naas

Battle It Out

10st 9lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

held up in rear

11/2

8/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 5P

Last run: 137 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Twice runner-up in points last season; fifth in a ten-runner bumper at Tipperary last May; let down by her jumping on hurdling debut here in November; possible candidate for a share of the money if more fluent now.

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12

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:50 Cork

Knockraha Lass

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Runner-up in a couple of points and again on second hurdles start when chasing home the long odds-on winner (pair clear) over C&D in March; did not seem to stay 3m1f at this venue in May; absent since then and makes handicap debut.

14/1

6th

18

6th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 180y

16:10 Cork

Knockraha Lass

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Runner-up in a couple of points and again on second hurdles start when chasing home long odds-on winner (pair clear) over 2m4f here in March; similar level of form when fourth in 2m3f mares maiden; more needed.

16/1

4th

10

9th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Cork

Knockraha Lass

11st 7lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Runner-up in a couple of points; much better on second hurdles start when chasing home long odds-on gelding (pair clear) over 2m4f here last month; entitled to improve for that as well.

9/2

50/1

  • Place: £5.60

Form: 00

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Half-brother to the stable's useful five-time winner Nobody Home who needed time to mature; no threat on his first two starts; hooded now.

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1st

7

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Hes Home Again

10st 9lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Edward Cawley

in touch with leaders, prominent 3 out, soon pressed leader

14/1

12

4th Mar 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:00 Leopardstown

Hes Home Again

11st 3lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Edward Cawley

Big step in the right direction last month when strong-finishing second over 2m7f at Punchestown (heavy), having come from some way back; extra furlong here seems sure to suit and likely big player.

13/2

2nd

11

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 166y

16:10 Punchestown

Hes Home Again

10st 10lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Edward Cawley

towards rear early, midfield when mistake and lost position 3 out, dropped to rear when mistake 2 out, soon headway, went second and ran on after last, just held

20/1

Form: 80

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Lightly raced mare, soundly beaten on her first two starts over hurdles; makes no appeal.

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6

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Shes So Glorious

11st 8lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: G Ahern

took keen hold, prominent early, midfield when mistake 8th, soon reminders and weakened, dropped to last and detached when pulled up before 3 out

12/1

16th

21

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:58 Cork

Shes So Glorious

10st 2lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: G Ahern

Six-race maiden; one of her better runs when sixth in a maiden hurdle at Listowel when last seen; off 185 days and makes handicap debut for new yard; low opening mark to worth with at least.

25/1

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Half-brother to three winners; dam French hurdle/chase winner, half-sister to 2m4f Grade 1 chase winner Ice Mood; ground and trip should suit but may need to pick up experience.

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5

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

17:50 Limerick

Le Goom

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

Huge price when pulled up Naas early this month on his first run in almost a year; safe to leave him out of calculations.

100/1

5

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Naas

Le Goom

11st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Eoin Griffin

Tailed off in both starts so far and has been off for nearly a year.

100/1

17th

10

18th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 45y

14:05 Tipperary

Le Goom

11st 4lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

Didn't jump with fluency on debut at Cork but wasn't disgraced in the circumstances; should run respectably.

40/1

Form: 0/770

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Raced too freely in a bumper at Gowran; no encouragement from three hurdle outings.

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10

21st Apr 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:40 Kilbeggan

Champagne Secret

11st 3lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Mrs Jayne Hearne

Beaten a long way all four maiden runs, hard to see her having an immediate impact in handicaps.

20/1

13

30th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 130y

16:52 Naas

Champagne Secret

11st 4lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Mrs Jayne Hearne

Tailed off all five starts and no improvement for a longer trip at Cork last week.

100/1

6th

7

23rd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:40 Cork

Champagne Secret

11st 5lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Mrs Jayne Hearne

towards rear, headway into midfield after 7th, pushed along and keeping on when mistake 3 out, soon no extra, made no telling impression

50/1

Form: 6

Last run: 87 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Beaten in excess of 60l when sixth in a Down Royal bumper in December; big price on that occasion.

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11th

7

17th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 50y

12:20 Wexford

Make No Plans

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Liam G O’Brien

Modest form in maidens; pulled up at Gowran when making his handicap debut off a mark of 87; tongue-tie on now.

25/1

0

9

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Gowran Park

Make No Plans

11st 8lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Liam G O’Brien

Tailed off all four starts so far, the latest in a maiden hurdle at Southwell in June; marked improvement needed on handicap debut.

20/1

Form: 8

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Lost touch from halfway on her belated debut at Leopardstown early in the month; safe to rule out.

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17

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:15 Cork

Ivy Park

10st 11lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Daniel Joseph O’Leary

Hasn't counted in three maiden runs at this trip; 8yo mare hard to make a case for on handicap debut.

33/1

9th

4

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:30 Cork

Ivy Park

11st 7lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Daniel Joseph O’Leary

towards rear of midfield, reminders after 5 out, some headway after 4 out, never dangerous

100/1

8th

10

23rd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:40 Cork

Ivy Park

11st 5lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Daniel Joseph O’Leary

Lost touch from halfway on her belated debut at Leopardstown early in the month; safe to rule out.

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Dam placed in points but well held in a bumper and in maiden hurdles; staying pedigree.

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5

11th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 216y

13:00 Clonmel

Enoughofthat

12st 0lb

J: Mr C J Shine

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Weak hurdles form; makes little appeal based on a recent last of three finishers behind wide-margin winner Sampoet in a maiden point at Dromahane.

33/1

0

5

21st Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

16:21 Limerick

Enoughofthat

11st 12lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

midfield, prominent halfway

50/1

17th

11

15th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:45 Cork

Enoughofthat

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Best of four maiden hurdle runs came at Listowel last time when beaten 28l; should be more competitive now in handicaps; market may help.

16/1

Form: 000

Last run: 229 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

No sign of winning potential in three bumper outings in the early part of the season.

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11th

10

4th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 95y

15:20 Kilbeggan

Daring Sarah

11st 4lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: W J Martin

Moderate form so far in bumpers and maiden hurdles; handicap debut.

25/1

8th

6

20th May 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Wexford

Daring Sarah

11st 7lb

J: Daniel King

T: W J Martin

midfield

66/1

18

18th May 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

19:15 Tipperary

Daring Sarah

10st 11lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Martin

Third reserve; little sign of ability in bumpers or maiden hurdles; look elsewhere.

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Closely related to Henry de Bromhead-trained minor 2m4f handicap hurdle winner Ourauldman; dam an unraced sister to useful bumper/hurdle/chase winner Mostly Bob.

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3rd

8

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 80y

19:10 Tipperary

Petite Mike

11st 9lb

J: Mr C J Shine

T: G Ahern

held up in rear, headway 11th, went second before 2 out, challenging when mistake last, no extra run-in

14/1

0

8

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

18:35 Limerick

Petite Mike

11st 4lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: G Ahern

Minor maiden promise but 40-1 when pulled up on his handicap debut; too much to prove.

33/1

Form: 7

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Filly

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