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Irish Stallion Farms EBF Honeysuckle Mares Novice Hurdle (Grade 1)

  • Prize money: £52212.39
  • 2m 4f 100y
  • 16 runners
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Irish Stallion Farms EBF Honeysuckle Mares Novice Hurdle (Grade 1)

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

11/4 (Won)

  • Win: £2.60
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 1-1331 C

Last run: 71 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 134

Form & Verdict

Is the choice of Paul Townend from the yard's eight runners; Grade 2 bumper winner at Aintree last season won a Naas maiden hurdle before bumping into Marine Nationale and Facile Vega in Grade 1s; beat Jetara in a Grade 3 over 2m2f here last time and should stay this trip; major shout.

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3rd

1

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 118y

15:42 Punchestown

Ashroe Diamond

11st 7lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Steadily progressive mare before pulling up behind Lossiemouth in the Mares' Hurdle at Cheltenham; goes on any ground and will be in the mix for minor honours.

16/1

1

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 200y

Class 1

16:10 Cheltenham

Ashroe Diamond

11st 5lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

took keen hold, led

11/2

1st

2

27th Jan 2024

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 1

14:05 Doncaster

Ashroe Diamond

11st 5lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

travelled strongly, prominent, raced in second from 2nd, led going easily 2 out, shaken up just after last, ridden out inside final furlong, soon edged left, kept on, comfortably

5/4

66/1

  • Place: £10.70

Form: 63144 C

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 125

Form & Verdict

Dual Flat winner won a 2m2f maiden hurdle here before a fine fourth over the same C&D behind Ashroe Diamond in a Grade 3; beaten 10l in Listed company since; work to do.

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5th

11

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 110y

18:00 Punchestown

Whatcouldhavebeen

11st 3lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Jarlath P Fahey

Grade 1 runner-up last season and her season finally got on track when a decisive winner of a handicap hurdle at Fairyhouse last month; cheekpieces left on and should be capable of acquitting herself well.

14/1

1st

4

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 45y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Whatcouldhavebeen

11st 7lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Jarlath P Fahey

travelled strongly, raced in second, led on inner before 4 out, faced challenge but going okay before 2 out, ridden when went clear before last, stayed on, pushed out

12/1

66/1

  • Place: £20.40

Form: 5-1225 BF

Last run: 69 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Decent bumper mare hasn't gone on over hurdles and is still a maiden; has a lot to find.

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15th

18

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 118y

17:25 Punchestown

Pink In The Park

10st 13lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: W P Mullins

Won twice at the start of the summer and some good runs in defeat since but others seem to be on better marks.

20/1

5th

3

20th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 2

15:00 Ayr

Pink In The Park

11st 10lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Well beaten in recent Grade 1 mares' novice at Fairyhouse (2m4f, heavy) and has to bounce back; however, a case can be made on form such as her Grade 3 mares' second at Leopardstown (2m4f, soft to heavy) in December, and this trip may be within range; one of three for Willie Mullins.

13/2

8th

14

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Pink In The Park

11st 5lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

towards rear

33/1

Form: 5-2112 CD

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 131

Form & Verdict

Won a maiden hurdle here over slightly shorter before taking a Punchestown Listed event (2m5f); was beaten by stablemate Eabha Grace in a Grade 3 at Limerick last time; is 3lb better off today but still work to do.

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2nd

1

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 35y

13:05 Thurles

Hauturiere

11st 3lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

didn't always jump with fluency, raced in third, mistake 8th, ridden and went second on outer before last, pressed winner when switched right run-in, kept on but no match for winner

10/11

1st

2

27th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 6f 120y

13:27 Limerick

Hauturiere

10st 12lb

J: A P Heskin

T: W P Mullins

Has a few lengths to find with Harmonya Maker from their recent clash at Cork, but entitled to strip a good deal fitter from the run and with the former a little suspect in the jumping department, no surprise if she gets a lot closer today, and has already finished in front of her three times over hurdles; will make it interesting.

13/8

4th

2

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 160y

13:45 Cork

Hauturiere

10st 13lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

131-rated hurdler posted similar RPR when making winning chase debut at Killarney in May, coming off strong pace to win going away over 2m4f; not sure this drop in trip will play to her strengths although soft ground will make it a test.

7/2

Form: 1-112

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 137

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner won a Wexford maiden and Down Royal Grade 3 over hurdles last autumn; kept fresh and a fine run in Cheltenham Grade 2 Mares' novice after a break; stepping up in trip here but sire's runners generally stay well, so commands utmost respect.

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5th

10

(15)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 4f 25y

14:50 Cork

Magical Zoe

9st 2lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Henry De Bromhead

Very decent mare over hurdles, winning at Grade 3 and Listed level and runner-up in last year's Grade 2 mares novice at Cheltenham; fourth in the County Hurdle on her last start; first ever run under Flat rules and basically impossible to assess but the trainer does well in this type of race; very interesting runner

20/1

4th

3

15th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

14:10 Cheltenham

Magical Zoe

11st 2lb

J: A P Heskin

T: Henry De Bromhead

Runner-up in Grade 2 Mares' Novices' Hurdle over C&D (soft) at this meeting last year and has continued the good work this term, last time second of 21 on last month's handicap debut at Leopardstown (2m, soft); this lightly raced 6yo is with a leading yard and could have more to offer; respected.

11/1

2nd

9

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Leopardstown

Magical Zoe

11st 4lb

J: A P Heskin

T: Henry De Bromhead

Won her only bumper start and boasts a 3-6 record over hurdles; career-best was in defeat against You Wear It Well at Cheltenham; not at best in Fairyhouse Grade 1; won easily on return at Gowran and lost little in defeat behind the smart Irish Point at Down Royal.

5/1

Form: 2210 C

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 131

Form & Verdict

Smart Flat sort was an easy winner of a 2m maiden here but was poor at Cheltenham behind some of these; seems to stay this trip and hood is tried today.

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0

11

(30)

14th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 2f 0y

Class 2

14:40 Newmarket

Lot Of Joy

9st 2lb

J: William Buick

T: W P Mullins

Her first British challenge saw a heavy defeat over hurdles at the Cheltenham Festival this March and she's not made a serious impact since, particularly on Flat; there was, however, a bold show from her in the Irish Cesarewitch at the Curragh (2m, yielding) last year.

22/1

11th

19

(3)

24th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 165y

16:10 Curragh

Lot Of Joy

9st 6lb

J: Ben Coen

T: W P Mullins

midfield

20/1

8th

5

(9)

12th Sep 2023

Yielding

1m 4f 42y

18:25 Galway

Lot Of Joy

9st 9lb

J: Ben Coen

T: W P Mullins

Versatile mare; ran twice here at the festival; sixth of 20 in the big amateur handicap; mid-division in the Galway Hurdle; would get 10lb from stablemate Echoes in Rain in a handicap.

14/1

Form: 1133

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 131

Form & Verdict

Point' winner won a Naas bumper before hammering Eabha Grace in a maiden hurdle there; similar runs in defeat behind Ashroe Diamond and Magical Zoe at Cheltenham last time; looks likely to run well.

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1st

2

26th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:20 Cork

Halka Du Tabert

11st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

pressed leader, led before 2nd, jumped slightly left 3rd, clear going easily before 2 out, kept on well, canter

13/8

7th

4

9th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 100y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Halka Du Tabert

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gordon Elliott

Point' winner won a Naas bumper before hammering Eabha Grace in a maiden hurdle there; similar runs in defeat behind Ashroe Diamond and Magical Zoe at Cheltenham last time; looks likely to run well.

6/1

3rd

9

16th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

16:50 Cheltenham

Halka Du Tabert

11st 2lb

J: Davy Russell

T: Gordon Elliott

Fetched 260,000gns after hacking up in an Irish point; only scraped home in a bumper but comfortably beat her 24 rivals in a maiden hurdle at Naas before finishing close up behind Jetara at Fairyhouse (2m2f, soft); moved as well as the front two for much of that latter race, returning to a left-handed track can help and she brings each-way hopes.

10/1

Form: -32171 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 133

Form & Verdict

Easily won a Punchestown maiden in January; had excuses when beaten there since but showed improved form to beat stablemate Hauteriere in a Limerick Grade 3 over 2m6f last time; 3lb worse off with that rival today but should confirm the form.

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3rd

3

11th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

11:50 Gowran Park

Eabha Grace

11st 7lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: W P Mullins

towards rear, headway and went fourth after 3rd, went third after 4 out, weakened approaching last

5/1

2nd

3

14th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:25 Killarney

Eabha Grace

11st 7lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: W P Mullins

held up in rear, not fluent 4th, not fluent 7th, headway before 3 out, keeping on when switched right and pushed along before 2 out, not fluent 2 out, ridden and went second but no chance with winner after last, kept on

11/4

2

9th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 100y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Eabha Grace

11st 5lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: W P Mullins

Easily won a Punchestown maiden in January; had excuses when beaten there since but showed improved form to beat stablemate Hauteriere in a Limerick Grade 3 over 2m6f last time; 3lb worse off with that rival today but should confirm the form.

16/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won a 3yo fillies' maiden in France in 2021 and faces a stiff task making hurdling debut today but wouldn't be running here for fun, so likely capable of a good run.

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2nd

5

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 94y

19:05 Punchestown

Got Glory

11st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Off for a year before opening her Irish account in a Naas maiden hurdle last month; more needed but looks like she could be open to considerable improvement.

6/1

1st

4

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Naas

Got Glory

11st 7lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Won a 3yo fillies' maiden in France in 2021; Grade 1 bid at Punchestown on hurdling debut a year ago was far too ambitious; has been found a suitable opportunity now.

11/4

1

18th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:30 Tipperary

Got Glory

11st 7lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Won a 3yo fillies' maiden in France in 2021; Grade 1 bid at Punchestown on hurdling debut was far too ambitious but she has been found a suitable opportunity now.

8/11

Form: -131UF CD BF

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 133

Form & Verdict

Impressive maiden winner here, beating Pink In The Park 20l before failing to complete twice; looked beaten behind Hauteriere and Eabha Grace at Limerick last time; has to improve.

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7th

2

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Harmonya Maker

11st 9lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Gordon Elliott

didn't jump with fluency, soon disputed lead, led from 3rd, mistake and headed 12th

10/1

7th

3

15th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 127y

Class 1

16:50 Cheltenham

Harmonya Maker

11st 5lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

All wins on heavy and soft ground, the latest in a Grade 2 over 2m4f at Thurles in January; lesser effort behind Marsh Wren (who was receiving 10lb) there since, though, and she would be getting weight from a few of these rivals in a handicap.

33/1

3rd

1

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 6f 16y

14:23 Thurles

Harmonya Maker

11st 5lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent, went second from 4th, mistake 5th, challenging on outer after 2 out, no extra when lost second and jumped slightly right last, weakened run-in

11/10

Form: 321220 C

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 130

Form & Verdict

Maiden over hurdles was second to Jetara in a Grade 3 over 2m2f here before a poor Cheltenham run when raced keenly; could run well if settling better today.

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2nd

6

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 140y

18:35 Punchestown

Jetara

11st 5lb

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Mrs John Harrington

didn't always jump with fluency, towards rear but in touch with leaders, not fluent 4 out, headway going okay 3 out, prominent on inner after 2 out, bit short of room when switched left and went second before last, kept on but no match for winner

25/1

3rd

8

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Jetara

11st 5lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Mrs John Harrington

in touch with leaders, prominent 3rd, went second after 3 out, led narrowly before 2 out, headed approaching last, no extra run-in

100/30

3rd

6

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 6f 78y

13:20 Leopardstown

Jetara

11st 3lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Mrs John Harrington

didn't always jump with fluency, took keen hold, prominent, mistake 3rd, joined leader after 4th, led before 5th, jockey lost iron briefly after 3 out, headed before last, lost second but kept on after last, no match for first two

3/1

Form: 9-1

Last run: 82 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tailed-off in this race last year on hurdling/stable debut but easily won at Clonmel on return; this is much tougher but still can't be dismissed from this yard.

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1st

4

7th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:30 Naas

Night And Day

11st 7lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: W P Mullins

visibility reduced by fog, in touch with leaders, headway after 3 out, challenging before 2 out, led when ran on after last, won going away

9/2

5th

6

26th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:20 Cork

Night And Day

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

held up in midfield

5/2

5

14th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 0y

14:55 Killarney

Night And Day

11st 0lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

took keen hold, disputed lead early, mistake and lost position 1st, towards rear but in touch with leaders after 2nd, dropped to last before 4 out, weakened and lost touch after 4 out, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out

6/1

Form: 15 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 131

Form & Verdict

Group 1-winning Flat performer got off the mark at Punchestown on hurdling debut over this trip; ran creditably, though didn't jump fluently, in Mares' Grade 2 novice at Cheltenham over 2m; this trip will suit better.

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13

9th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 100y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Princess Zoe

11st 5lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Anthony Mullins

Group 1-winning Flat performer got off the mark at Punchestown on hurdling debut over this trip; ran creditably, though didn't jump fluently, in Mares' Grade 2 novice at Cheltenham over 2m; this trip will suit better.

15/2

5th

16

16th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

16:50 Cheltenham

Princess Zoe

11st 2lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Anthony Mullins

High-class Flat stayer with Group 1 honours on the board and the recent rain is a blessing; however, has left it late to go hurdling and will need to jump with greater conviction than at Punchestown (2m4f, soft) where joined on the line by Ladybank; drop to 2m is a further cause for concern.

16/1

1st

6

30th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 4f 70y

13:57 Punchestown

Princess Zoe

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Anthony Mullins

raced freely, prominent, disputed lead after 1st, led 3rd, not fluent 5th, went clear home turn, reduced lead last, ridden and faced strong challenge run-in, kept on but joined post

5/4

Form: -814U3

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 127

Form & Verdict

Roscommon maiden hurdle winner last August was beaten 1.75l by Hauteriere over 2m5f at Punchestown last time; needs further improvement to come out on top here.

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9th

4

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:10 Navan

Rioga Choice

11st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

held up in rear

12/1

5th

5

26th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 2f 40y

13:20 Punchestown

Rioga Choice

10st 11lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Lightly-raced mare was a very easy maiden winner last year and has run creditably in defeat in decent company since, including at this track; was battling for the places in a Grade 1 when falling at Fairyhouse in April; can run well.

9/2

14

9th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 100y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Rioga Choice

11st 5lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Roscommon maiden hurdle winner last August was beaten 1.75l by Hauteriere over 2m5f at Punchestown last time; needs further improvement to come out on top here.

22/1

Form: 11326 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 129

Form & Verdict

Point' winner won a bumper and maiden hurdle, both at Limerick; solid efforts in stronger company since including behind Impaire Et Passe and Hauteriere; has a bit to find but can go well.

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3rd

1

12th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:10 Killarney

Shecouldbeanything

11st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

raced in third behind clear leaders

6/4

12th

1

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 2f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Shecouldbeanything

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Four-time hurdle winner; last win came in a Listed handicap at Killarney in August before a fine run in defeat under a big weight at Listowel; found to have made a respiratory noise last time in a Listed hurdle at Punchestown, a race also contested by Broomfield Bijou; definite chance with tongue-tie fitted; good 5lb claimer.

8/1

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Payout
Exacta €1379.00
Straight Forecast €2012.80
Tricast €81424.40
Trifecta €142301.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Night And Day

SPOTLIGHT:

Magical Zoe

POSTDATA:

Hauturiere

The Irish Sun:

Ashroe Diamond

TOPSPEED:

Night And Day