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Dermot Casey Tree Care Maiden Hurdle

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  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 19 runners
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Dermot Casey Tree Care Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

Form: 584944

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Winner on the Flat in Britain; close fourth in a novice handicap at Wexford last month; value for finishing a bit closer back in maiden company here last time; acts on any ground and respected here but likely to find one or two too good again.

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5th

11

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

14:30 Punchestown

Luminous Light

11st 9lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Anthony McCann

Maiden hurdle winner at Cork a year ago and very consistent since; put in a very rare below par effort at Gowran in February when last seen and has to bounce back.

20/1

Form: 055220

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Certainly looked to be going the right way when a close second in a pair of competitive maiden hurdles at Naas and Gowran; backward step when well below his best in the Boodles at Cheltenham; back in calmer waters here, acts on the ground and should go close.

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4th

4

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Mighty Mo Missouri

12st 3lb

J: Eimear Smullen

T: Mrs John Harrington

Tailed off in similar event here in February and hard to make a case for.

10/1

13th

8

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 189y

17:10 Punchestown

Mighty Mo Missouri

12st 3lb

J: Jane Griffin

T: Mrs John Harrington

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16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third foal; closely related to bumper winner Chosen Thyme; dam fell in a point, is granddaughter of 2m5f-3m1f chase winner; quite stoutly-bred newcomer and likely to improve for time and distance.

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8

15th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 56y

Class 2

17:30 Cheltenham

Yeats Star

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Gordon Elliott

Successful twice (2m2f/2m) on soft ground in the autumn; good third in a couple of handicaps at Leopardstown (2m4f/3m) since and the latest effort shows he's effective in a huge field; ties in with Waterford Whispers on the penultimate piece of form; consistent and steadily progressive, so looks set for another big run.

16/1

3rd

8

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 104y

15:00 Leopardstown

Yeats Star

11st 6lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield when bit short of room before 5th

25/1

3rd

2

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Leopardstown

Yeats Star

11st 13lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

briefly led, soon raced in second, not fluent 6th, lost second on inner before last, kept on, no match for first two

7/2

Form: 3

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Winner on the Flat in France; ran a cracker on his Irish debut when a close third in a big-field maiden hurdle at Navan last month; would have been closer but for mistakes at the last two flights; entitled to improve for that and unlikely to be far away.

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8th

5

1st May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 180y

13:35 Down Royal

Samadabad

11st 6lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Miss Ellmarie Holden

prominent, disputing second halfway

5/1

5th

7

9th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:10 Cork

Samadabad

11st 7lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: Miss Ellmarie Holden

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent on outer 4th

9/4

3rd

12

4th Mar 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Navan

Samadabad

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Miss Ellmarie Holden

1m5f Flat winner in France last year; bought for 32,000Euros since; tongue-tie on for jumps bow and any market support worth noting.

14/1

33/1

Form: 7

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Not disgraced in a bumper at Punchestown in February; best watched on his hurdles debut.

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Verdict Starting price

8th

1

26th Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 125y

15:45 Clonmel

Blue Reed

12st 4lb

J: Mr J W Hannon

T: W J Burke

held up in rear, headway 5th, in touch with leaders on inner home turn, weakened before 2 out

8/1

2nd

11

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 176y

13:55 Clonmel

Blue Reed

11st 2lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: W J Burke

Just a hint of ability in three maiden hurdles and will have to improve plenty.

22/1

7th

6

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

18:19 Tramore

Blue Reed

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: W J Burke

Fired in at the deep end at Galway, should come on a good deal from the run and hinted at ability at Cork on penultimate start; could well outrun his odds.

16/1

Form: 7

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Okay Flat handicapper for David Marnane without winning; ran okay on her hurdles and stable debut at Wexford; should improve but others more likely.

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9th

3

(11)

9th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

16:50 Gowran Park

Inchiquin Star

9st 13lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Paul Stephen Kiely

Hurdle winner over 2m on soft is a maiden on the Flat but has run several fine races in defeat; can be a player if ready after her absence.

25/1

Form: 00

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beaten a mile in two maiden hurdles and makes no appeal.

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16th

18

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:10 Punchestown

Bowgate Street

11st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

midfield, not fluent 1st

12/1

10th

11

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

15:55 Navan

Bowgate Street

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

Tailed off in three maiden hurdles last season but improved for handicaps when fourth of 16 (beaten 5l) at Ballinrobe last month; nudged up 1lb but entitled to come on for that.

6/1

4th

4

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 143y

18:50 Ballinrobe

Bowgate Street

11st 7lb

J: E Walsh

T: Thomas Gibney

No more than a glimmer of promise in her three maidens and not even this low a mark looks lenient.

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third foal; half-sister to 2m hurdle/2m4f chase winner Pound A Stroke; dam placed 2m3f-2m6f hurdles, sister to point winner Areuwitmenow, half-sister to 2m3f-3m1f chase winner Red Anchor; stoutly bred newcomer by Urban Poet; best watched on debut.

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5th

17

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Boxcar Molly

11st 2lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Well beaten in four handicaps but unsuited by heavy when pulled-up last time; has to improve with cheekpieces but drying ground could help.

22/1

0

10

24th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 210y

15:50 Fairyhouse

Boxcar Molly

11st 4lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Modest form so far including handicaps on last three starts; needs improvement for the step back up in trip.

40/1

Form: 00

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed in a couple of Flat maidens for Joseph O'Brien; soundly beaten in two maiden hurdles and needs this for a handicap mark.

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8

27th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Chilled Out

9st 9lb

T: Alexandra Dunn

0

1

(3)

21st Dec 2023

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 6

14:38 Southwell (AW)

Chilled Out

10st 2lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Alexandra Dunn

prominent, lost position 4f out

50/1

Form:

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Jumped poorly when well beaten on his debut at Naas; up against it here.

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10th

9

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

14:30 Killarney

Gimmeago

11st 0lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Well beaten in maidens for different yard and back from four months off; second runner for Eoin McCarthy.

20/1

13th

4

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 180y

14:15 Punchestown

Gimmeago

11st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Ian O’Connor

Down the field in three maiden hurdles and can't be seriously fancied today.

66/1

8th

12

14th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 0y

13:55 Killarney

Gimmeago

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Ian O’Connor

Down the field in maiden hurdle outings at Naas and Cork, no sign of promise so far.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Modest on the Flat for Richard Hannon; best watched on hurdle bow.

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1st

8

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 165y

15:00 Downpatrick

Sea The Sunset

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: J Morrison

prominent, challenging after 2 out, led on outer before last, ridden and went clear run-in, pushed out towards finish

25/1

11th

17

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

15:20 Navan

Sea The Sunset

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: J Morrison

Low-key run on the Flat here last time and tailed off over hurdles at Tramore previously; hard to fancy on what he's shown so far.

33/1

Form:

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Not a bad Flat pedigree; showed his inexperience first time out at Navan early in the month; probably wants better ground.

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12th

8

(3)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Vector Belle

9st 9lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Gillian Scott

Soundly beaten in a bumper and two maiden hurdles last spring; tongue-tied for his Flat debut but makes no appeal on current evidence.

50/1

10th

12

20th Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 30y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Vector Belle

11st 6lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: Gillian Scott

slowly into stride, towards rear throughout, tailed off

33/1

13th

9

9th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:10 Cork

Vector Belle

11st 7lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: Gillian Scott

took keen hold, midfield, rapid headway to lead after 1st, pecked on landing and headed 3rd, lost position 3 out

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-sister to winners Dancing Belief (French 10.7f-1m4f) and Bombdiggity (French 10.5f/Italian 1m4f); dam unplaced 5.7f-1m4f (RPR 47), half-sister to Irish 2,000 second Adjareli and to the dam of UAE/South African 1m4f Gr 2 winner Front House; quite a speedy pedigree and best watched on her debut.

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13

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 120y

18:20 Tramore

My Second Chance

10st 6lb

J: James Robottom

T: Gordon Elliott

Broke blood vessels when tailed-off on debut at Cork; probably best watched today for future reference.

33/1

20

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 180y

14:15 Punchestown

My Second Chance

11st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Gordon Elliott

Third reserve; broke blood vessels when tailed-off on debut at Cork; probably best watched today for future reference.

14th

16

9th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:10 Cork

My Second Chance

11st 0lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear of midfield

33/1

Form: 7

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tailed off in a Limerick novice hurdle last month and makes little appeal.

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15th

14

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

16:40 Cork

Alittlebitofrita

11st 0lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Michael Hourigan

She's shown precious little as yet.

100/1

9th

9

29th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 108y

19:30 Ballinrobe

Alittlebitofrita

11st 3lb

J: Mr D M Russell

T: Michael Hourigan

Nothing to show for her runs in two hurdles and a Cork bumper.

50/1

15th

2

6th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:25 Cork

Alittlebitofrita

11st 5lb

J: Mr D M Russell

T: Michael Hourigan

towards rear

50/1

Form: 322352 BF

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

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5th

4

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 55y

16:50 Punchestown

Calico

10st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Won a beginners chase at Galway in September and enjoyed her finest hour when winning a valuable hurdle race at Far Hills in October; off since running no race at Pine Mountain in November; ground will suit but needs to find a bit extra even if forward enough.

14/1

6

25th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 0f 110y

16:30 Roscommon

Calico

10st 0lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

First reserve; half-brother to 2m3f-2m5f hurdle/chase winner Indie Belle; dam useful 2m4f-2m5f hurdle winner, half-sister to bumper winner Coole Charmer out of bumper and 2m hurdle/chase winner, is granddaughter of useful jumper (2m-3m2f) Springaleak; good jumping pedigree and worth watching if he gets in.

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0

12

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:45 Navan

Knocknacree

11st 4lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Robert Widger

in rear, reminder after 4th, weakened after 3 out, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out

20/1

14th

7

21st Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Limerick

Knocknacree

11st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Robert Widger

towards rear of midfield

12/1

4th

11

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 46y

17:48 Roscommon

Knocknacree

11st 7lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Bit of promise until unseating on debut before 3l second of seven at Perth; dam fair hurdler over 2m4f/2m5f and might want further but leading contender.

7/4

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; fourth foal; sister to bumper/2m hurdle winner Weseekhimhere, half-sister to Italian 7.5f 2yo winner Artista Restorant; dam placed in Italy, half-sister to US 1m1f stakes winner Tamwee; stayed on well on debut at Fairyhouse yesterday and chance if getting a run.

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5th

1

8th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 166y

Class 4

18:40 Fontwell

Weseekherthere

11st 12lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Philip Hobbs & Johnson White

Bumper and maiden hurdle winner for Gordon Elliott; runner-up at Hereford (2m3f, good) on second run for current yard, but she's not easy to predict and was tailed off at Wincanton on her return last month; has something to prove again after that and she's untried beyond 2m5f.

12/1

7th

10

21st Apr 2024

Good

2m 5f 82y

Class 3

13:57 Wincanton

Weseekherthere

10st 11lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Philip Hobbs & Johnson White

Bumper and maiden hurdle winner for Gordon Elliott; last seen chasing home Ooh Betty in a 2m3f good-ground handicap at Hereford in November and the winner has gone on to better things, including a second at Cheltenham this week behind Festival heroine Golden Ace; interesting.

16/1

Form: 09

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; some improvement here last time but plenty more needed; should fare better in handicaps.

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9th

12

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:45 Navan

Western Model

11st 3lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

midfield

11/2

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Non-runners

Montys Rock, Knocknacree, Weseekherthere, Western Model

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Payout
Straight Forecast €159.50

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Calico

SPOTLIGHT:

Mighty Mo Missouri

The Irish Sun:

Samadabad

POSTDATA:

Calico

RP Ratings (IRE):

Mighty Mo Missouri