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17:40 Fairyhouse

Soft

Irish Stallion Farms EBF Total Enjoyment Mares INH Flat Race (Listed Race)

  • Prize money: £15663.72
  • 2m 0f 90y
  • 9 runners
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Irish Stallion Farms EBF Total Enjoyment Mares INH Flat Race (Listed Race)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £12.80
  • Place: £2.60

Form: 2-

Last run: 436 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Second to a useful gelding (fourth a useful novice over hurdles in Britain this season) at Gowran over 14 months ago and reappears here; has potential but stiff task after such a lay-off.

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1st

9

8th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 0f 90y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Tiger Bay Queen

11st 4lb

J: Mr J J Codd

T: Peter Fahey

Second to a useful gelding (fourth a useful novice over hurdles in Britain this season) at Gowran over 14 months ago and reappears here; has potential but stiff task after such a lay-off.

14/1

2nd

7

27th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:07 Gowran Park

Tiger Bay Queen

11st 2lb

J: Mr D G Lavery

T: Peter Fahey

Westerner filly cost just 3,000Euros as a foal; second foal; dam 3m hurdle winner, half-sister to useful bumper winner The Gossiper; yard's bumper runners demand respect.

20/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 2-45 BF

Last run: 111 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Joined this yard for big money after finishing runner-up in Goffs Land Rover Bumper at Punchestown; hooded when fair fourth in Listed bumper at Navan but disappointing when favourite at Thurles before Christmas; needs to bounce back.

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3

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 94y

19:05 Punchestown

Miss Agusta

11st 7lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Won a Galway maiden hurdle in October and got up late to win an ordinary mares hurdle at Limerick; rain will help but does need to improve on what she has done so far.

12/1

1st

1

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 50y

14:20 Limerick

Miss Agusta

11st 7lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

led, 4 lengths ahead halfway, reduced lead 3 out, ridden and faced challenge after 2 out, not fluent last, headed run-in, rallied and led again final strides

100/30

7th

7

27th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 2f 0y

14:15 Fairyhouse

Miss Agusta

10st 10lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Second in the 2022 Goffs Land Rover bumper on debut; same placing in a Listed contest here last April; took advantage of a good opportunity when making a winning hurdles debut in a 2m maiden at Galway in October; 12l behind Pink In The Park when down the field in a Thurles Grade 3 last month.

16/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 1 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Won a point at the fourth attempt and, after a year off, made winning start for this yard when readily landing ordinary Down Royal bumper on testing ground; same rider but he can't claim 7lb this time.

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7th

8

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 192y

16:15 Punchestown

Cuta Des As

11st 3lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

Point winner; jumped persistently left when landing a maiden hurdle here in February; pulled up in a Grade 1 mares hurdle at Fairyhouse over Easter; can be ruled out.

33/1

3

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Cuta Des As

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

midfield

12/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Half-sister to smart hurdler/bumper winner Theatre Glory and fair hurdler Ambitious Fellow who also won a bumper; bought privately out of Donnchadh Doyle's yard after falling at the last when holding a clear lead in a Dromahane point in November; could be very useful.

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9th

12

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 94y

19:05 Punchestown

Theatre Native

11st 4lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Easily won a Fairyhouse maiden hurdle but pulled up in both runs either side, including the Grade 1 at Fairyhouse; hard to know what to expect but is Blackmore's preferred mount; best watched.

20/1

18

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Theatre Native

11st 5lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

held up in rear, detached early, headway into midfield after 4 out

25/1

1st

9

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:30 Fairyhouse

Theatre Native

11st 3lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

midfield, headway and prominent 4 out, went second when not fluent 3 out, led 2 out, shaken up and clear approaching last, pushed out run-in, comfortably

2/1

Form: 1 D

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Nice pedigree and justified 11-10 favouritism on good ground at Thurles; runner-up was beaten much further by Cuta Des As next time but probably ran below-par on that occasion; keen on debut and can improve if settling better; siblings didn't mind soft ground.

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5th

5

8th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 0f 90y

17:40 Fairyhouse

West End Victory

11st 8lb

J: Miss J Townend

T: W P Mullins

Nice pedigree and justified 11-10 favouritism on good ground at Thurles; runner-up was beaten much further by Cuta Des As next time but probably ran below-par on that occasion; keen on debut and can improve if settling better; siblings didn't mind soft ground.

7/1

1st

14

23rd Feb 2023

Good

2m 0f 70y

17:20 Thurles

West End Victory

11st 11lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Westerner mare cost 30,000Euros as a 3yo; sister to 2m-3m hurdle/chase winner Western Victory (inc Listed) and half-sister to 2m-2m2f hurdle/chase winner Tell Us More (inc Grade 3); unraced dam out of 2m/2m1f hurdle winner; newcomer from top yard so demands maximum respect.

11/8

Form: 1 D

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Out of a sister to yard's County Hurdle winner Arctic Fire; odds-on, made most when landing Leopardstown bumper on yielding last month; that's probably ordinary form but stable first-string and open to more improvement.

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0

2

10th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:27 Down Royal

Arctic Fly

11st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

Backed up Punchestown maiden win with an all-the-way Galway success, accounting for subsequent winner Sherodan and Calico and relegating stablemate Willamstowndancer to a remote seventh; suffered a massive reversal of form when beaten 30l behind Williamstowndancer at Tipperary.

11/1

4th

5

1st Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 50y

15:15 Tipperary

Arctic Fly

10st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

soon led, headed and raced in second after 5th, lost second before 5 out, mistake 3 out

3/1

1st

6

1st Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 110y

17:10 Galway

Arctic Fly

10st 13lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

made all, travelled strongly, faced challenge but going best before 2 out, clear when ridden and kept on well run-in

12/1

Form: 23

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Promising second at Cork in January (winner well behind Brianna Lily at Naas subsequently) but well-held third behind smart-looking type at Gowran where, in fairness, she may have raced on the slowest ground in the straight; could show up well.

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1st

1

25th Apr 2024

Good

1m 7f 171y

Class 4

16:00 Huntingdon

Ascending Lark

11st 9lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

Connections suggested she'd only recently come right following an easy mares' maiden hurdle success on last month's British/stable debut (2m, soft), and the runner-up's Cheltenham near-miss last week has already gilded that form; untried on ground drier than yielding; tongue-tie added.

6/4

1st

1

20th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 144y

Class 4

15:15 Haydock

Ascending Lark

11st 4lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

Placed in two Irish bumpers last season (both soft to heavy) for Liz Lalor; absent since last April (wind op since) but new trainer does very well with recruits from other yards and this isn't a strong contest for her hurdle debut; could play a leading role.

15/8

Form: 17 CD

Last run: 62 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Looked a good prospect when C&D winner on yielding to soft in November; bombed out in Leopardstown Grade 2 in February but found to have scoped wrong afterwards and merits respect.

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8th

4

8th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 0f 90y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Marie Philippe

11st 8lb

J: Mr B O’Neill

T: Mrs John Harrington

Looked a good prospect when C&D winner on yielding to soft in November; bombed out in Leopardstown Grade 2 in February but found to have scoped wrong afterwards and merits respect.

7/1

7th

4

5th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:40 Leopardstown

Marie Philippe

11st 8lb

J: Mr B O’Neill

T: Mrs John Harrington

Just did enough to win on her debut at Fairyhouse in December; runner-up was well beaten by Fancy Girl subsequently; better than the bare form of that race suggests and not one to be underestimated here.

3/1

1st

6

21st Dec 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:07 Fairyhouse

Marie Philippe

11st 5lb

J: Mr B O’Neill

T: Mrs John Harrington

Third foal; half-sister to useful 2m1f-2m2f hurdle winner Zurekin; dam French 2m1f-2m5f chase winner (inc Grade 1), half-sister to 2m-3m1f high-class hurdle/chase winner Crystal D'Ainay; by a top sire and from a potent damline, so commands major respect on debut.

3/1

Form: 7142 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Won Clonmel bumper last summer and went close on soft ground at Naas last month on second run back from a break; jockey can't claim but we saw what he could do at Cheltenham and yard has had a good winter.

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8th

3

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

15:15 Naas

Brianna Lily

11st 12lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Patrick T Foley

took keen hold, prominent, pressed leaders 2 out, weakened quickly approaching last

14/1

0

6

26th Oct 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 37y

15:10 Clonmel

Brianna Lily

10st 10lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Patrick T Foley

Bumper winner here and off the mark over hurdles in C&D handicap in testing conditions last month in ready fashion; ran no sort of race however at Punchestown on better ground since off today's mark but remains of interest given her record here.

6/1

10th

15

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Brianna Lily

10st 10lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Patrick T Foley

Bumper winner on a sound surface at Clonmel easily got off the mark over hurdles on testing ground at the same track last time; raised 9lb and up in class today but has to be respected.

7/1

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Payout
Exacta €1334.00
Straight Forecast €1080.80
Trifecta €15141.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Arctic Fly

RP Ratings (IRE):

Cuta Des As

The Irish Sun:

Arctic Fly

POSTDATA:

Cuta Des As