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Owners Insurance Included In AIRO Membership Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 0f 63y
  • 18 runners
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Owners Insurance Included In AIRO Membership Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £28.50
  • Place: £4.80

Form: 03-525

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

0-10 over hurdles but last month's second at Punchestown over 2m4f on yielding was encouraging after nine months off; ran okay at Ayr three weeks ago but how he will handle this ground is not that clear.

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5th

10

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

17:20 Bellewstown

Herculaneum

11st 7lb

J: Mr O McGill

T: Noel C Kelly

midfield

9/2

14/1

  • Place: £4.70

Form: 530409

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Creditable fourth of 25 here in December; not beaten far in first-time cheekpieces at Wexford; ground probably not an issue and no surprise should he play a hand here.

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No Results Found

25/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 467P-0

Last run: 230 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Three-time point winner but hurdles form somewhat less impressive; others preferred.

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2nd

8

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:05 Down Royal

Winnie Woodnutt

11st 8lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: D Harvey

In fine form since returning from points' in March, relishing stamina trips to win at Kilbeggan both over hurdles and last week in 3m1f handicap chase under confident ride; feasibly still on a workable mark and likely major player again back hurdling.

11/4

1st

1

25th Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Winnie Woodnutt

12st 0lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: D Harvey

Won over hurdles here (3m) in April before a decent run on chasing debut in a Limerick handicap; solid in defeat back over hurdles the last twice and is likely to run her race.

5/2

3rd

1

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 150y

15:43 Cork

Winnie Woodnutt

12st 0lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: D Harvey

Three-time point winner and off the mark under rules in 3m Kilbeggan handicap hurdle in April; backed that up with good runs in defeat at Limerick and Downpatrick but not sure this drop in trip will suit.

11/2

40/1

  • Place: £10.40

Form: P9P008 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Hurdle winner in 2021; completely out of form since returning from his summer break in October and makes little appeal.

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5th

8

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 194y

15:45 Sligo

Staging Post

10st 6lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Mark Michael McNiff

Won his bumper here and arrives in good form after finishing second in a handicap hurdle here last month; top rider booked and has to have a solid chance.

3/1

2nd

13

13th Jun 2023

Good

2m 1f 133y

18:33 Sligo

Staging Post

11st 3lb

J: Daniel King

T: Mark Michael McNiff

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders before 2 out, pushed along and went second approaching last, ran on and went clear with winner final 110yds

4/1

Form: 0-1082

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Dead-heated in a 2m3f handicap hurdle at Fairyhouse in January and stepped up on that when narrowly beaten in a competitive handicap here 18 days ago; up 3lb for that but trip and ground are fine; should go close with a repeat.

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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

OUR TIP

Form: 80062

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Decent effort over 2m4f on his handicap debut at Punchestown in January; stepped up on that when runner-up in a competitive contest here last month; up 3lb but will not be far away if reproducing that.

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9th

11

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 24y

15:12 Naas

Crafty Gael

11st 2lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Second in a handicap hurdle here in February and unlucky not to win a handicap hurdle during the summer months; not really proven over the trip and probably best watched on his first outing since August.

12/1

3rd

4

13th Aug 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 65y

15:10 Downpatrick

Crafty Gael

11st 11lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Runner-up on his last three completed starts; form of Wexford run has been boosted by another success for the winner Ricky Langford at Cork; good second in the 5.55 at Kilbeggan on Saturday.

4/1

Form: -405P0

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Showed some ability for Brendan Walsh; mid-division on his debut for Gordon Elliott here 18 days ago after seven months off; others preferred.

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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: P5873

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner on the Flat and progressive over hurdles; possibly had too much made of her over this trip at Clonmel four weeks ago; should go well at her best.

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8th

10

13th Jun 2023

Good

2m 1f 133y

18:33 Sligo

Take My Hand

11st 6lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Michael Mulvany

took keen hold, prominent, went second before 2nd, hit 5th

12/1

6th

10

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 120y

18:50 Tramore

Take My Hand

10st 9lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Michael Mulvany

Four-time Flat winner; 0-8 over hurdles but has competitive form, including when second under a positive ride over C&D in April; Ballinrobe was nothing like so good but she's better than that.

10/1

7th

12

2nd May 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 139y

17:48 Ballinrobe

Take My Hand

11st 7lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Michael Mulvany

Three-time Flat winner has run with credit in handicap hurdles, most recently second under a positive ride at Tramore; one to consider off just 1lb higher.

11/2

Form: 00002

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Flat maiden for Johnny Murtagh; stepped up on previous hurdles form when just failing to get up in Wexford handicap hurdle three weeks ago; ground something of an unknown but certainly capable of exploiting this sort of mark.

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12th

10

(13)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 50y

17:35 Cork

Nemean

8st 12lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: A J Martin

Placed twice for Johnny Murtagh in 2022 and been hurdling since; on a fair mark but absent since last summer and looks yard second-string.

16/1

Form: 668561 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Thought to have been disappointing overall before decisively landing a handicap hurdle at Thurles 17 days ago; up 7lb for that but could well be capable of further improvement and underfoot conditions are fine.

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3rd

16

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 110y

18:10 Tipperary

Mahlers Cove

10st 11lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: James Joseph Mangan

led but pestered, headed approaching last, no extra and lost second final strides

7/2

2nd

7

21st Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 110y

16:50 Tramore

Mahlers Cove

11st 3lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: James Joseph Mangan

in touch with leaders

7/2

Form: 80P005

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Two runs in handicap hurdles and not a great deal to write home about on either occasion; much more needed here but the stable is in good form.

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0

14

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 170y

17:35 Downpatrick

Kanors Girl

10st 13lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Has been regressive in handicaps and well beaten at Limerick plus over C&D latest; others much more likely.

33/1

11th

10

17th Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 60y

14:55 Downpatrick

Kanors Girl

11st 5lb

J: Mr J P Sutton

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

towards rear of midfield

12/1

6th

14

26th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:15 Limerick

Kanors Girl

11st 2lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

midfield

25/1

Form: P-P90

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Not totally disgraced on her last two maiden hurdle outings but much more needed here.

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14th

14

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Getaway Molly

10st 13lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Patrick Rooney

in touch with leaders on inner, led before 2nd

20/1

14th

13

17th Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 60y

14:55 Downpatrick

Getaway Molly

11st 4lb

J: Mr I Ryan

T: Patrick Rooney

midfield

25/1

100/1

Form: 88-009

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Not much to recommend in bumpers or maiden hurdles; easily passed over here.

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6th

14

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

17:20 Bellewstown

Jinxs Link

11st 3lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: M M Rice

towards rear

14/1

Form: 0U000

Last run: 74 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

No impact in five runs in maiden hurdles and hard to fancy but worth a market check.

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No Results Found

Form: 6600

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Showed a small bit of ability in juvenile hurdles last year; handicap debut here in a first-time hood but likely that he wants better ground.

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9th

8

(5)

9th May 2024

Soft

1m 3f 198y

Class 6

15:53 Brighton

Mi Sueno

9st 3lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Paddy Butler

led

16/1

6th

2

22nd Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:55 Kempton

Mi Sueno

11st 10lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Paddy Butler

raced in second

7/1

2

1st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 164y

Class 5

16:45 Plumpton

Mi Sueno

11st 11lb

J: Rob Hargreaves

T: Paddy Butler

Made all to win easily by 13l in a selling handicap at Fakenham (2m, soft) and repeated the trick over 2m here last month, albeit by a far narrower margin; up just 2lb and Rob Hargreaves rides again with his 7lb claim, but it could be harder to dominate this bigger field.

3/1

Form: 09P96

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Reportedly hung left when not running at all badly in a Clonmel handicap hurdle last week; could well improve going left-handed and not to be dismissed here.

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11th

11

31st May 2023

Good

2m 1f 100y

18:30 Wexford

Thirsty Thursday

11st 2lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Colin Motherway

Fair run on heavy ground at Clonmel in March in his first handicap; has failed to build on that; cheekpieces on now.

14/1

20

26th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:15 Limerick

Thirsty Thursday

11st 2lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Colin Motherway

9th

6

21st Apr 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:40 Kilbeggan

Thirsty Thursday

11st 5lb

J: Ian Power

T: Colin Motherway

Reportedly hung left when not running at all badly in a Clonmel handicap last month, not so good since at Navan; marked step up in trip here.

16/1

Form: 50O50-

Last run: 361 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Three maiden hurdle outings; does not appeal as being well treated for his first handicap after almost a year off.

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17th

17

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:45 Navan

Leading Oak

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Denis W Cullen

Beaten 163 lengths in two handicap hurdes and makes no appeal.

66/1

17th

14

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:10 Punchestown

Leading Oak

11st 3lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Denis W Cullen

towards rear

40/1

14th

18

29th Apr 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 0y

18:40 Punchestown

Leading Oak

12st 0lb

J: Eimear Smullen

T: Denis W Cullen

Missed a year; tailed off on last month's return; plenty to find.

100/1

Form: /9005P

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Improved in first-time cheekpieces when fifth in a Navan handicap hurdle in January over 2m4f; took a backward step when reportedly hanging left at Clonmel over 3m last time; back over 2m here which should be more suitable and has a chance on her Navan run; blinkers tried here.

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6

30th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 63y

14:42 Naas

Infinity Tower

11st 6lb

J: Richard Condon

T: N Dooly

soon prominent, disputing second after 1st, went second after 2nd, joined leader 3 out, ridden before 2 out, outpaced and lost position when bit short of room after 2 out, weakening and dropped to midfield when fell last

14/1

8

2nd Mar 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

17:25 Clonmel

Infinity Tower

11st 6lb

J: Richard Condon

T: N Dooly

Improved when beaten 6l on handicap debut at Navan last time; could get involved.

12/1

19

22nd Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 100y

16:35 Punchestown

Infinity Tower

11st 6lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: N Dooly

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Payout
Exacta €6100.00
Straight Forecast €2582.30
Tricast €19901.10
Trifecta €12502.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Crafty Gael

The Irish Sun:

Nemean

RP Ratings (IRE):

Mahlers Cove

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