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17:15 Tramore

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Copper Coast Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 17 runners
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Copper Coast Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.90
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 00PP22

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Dual Flat winner in France showed improved hurdles form recently, finishing second in handicaps at Limerick and Thurles; raised another 3lb but looks likely to run well again; can jump to the right at times.

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11th

2

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

17:10 Tramore

Pidoyne

11st 13lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Last year's win in this race came off 89 and bettered that effort when second at Roscommon; absent since below-par Limerick run at Christmas but runs well fresh so respected.

13/2

13th

4

27th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:12 Limerick

Pidoyne

11st 13lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Henry De Bromhead

Tramore winner has done little or nothing wrong on her last two starts since returning from a break; probably very little to hide from the handicapper, but only five rising six so potential for further improvement, and at least is coming here in good order.

5/1

14/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: P58738

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Three-time Flat winner has run with credit in handicap hurdles the last twice but jumping needs to be improved upon if she is to make the breakthrough.

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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

  • Place: £3.60

Form: 9800-8

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

First reserve; best run in maidens came over C&D in 2021; came back from a long break at Naas last time and should improve from that.

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1st

11

21st Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 110y

16:50 Tramore

Prince Of Air

10st 10lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

prominent on outer, led narrowly 6th

10/1

Form: 2-017P CD

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

C&D winner last October has gone well here on other occasions for local yard; 2m4f on testing ground didn't suit at Gowran last time; should run respectably with drying ground a plus.

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7th

5

(3)

11th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:15 Tramore

Doyouthinkso

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: J P Flavin

in rear, pushed along halfway

8/1

7th

9

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

20:00 Tramore

Doyouthinkso

11st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: J P Flavin

2m course winner last year and fourth off this mark here in April; has since run very well over 1m5f on the Flat when second of 19 at Navan and local trainer amongst the winners this week; should get this longer trip on nice ground.

7/2

2nd

19

(10)

13th May 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 5f 0y

16:35 Navan

Doyouthinkso

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: J P Flavin

midfield, lost position when pushed along 3f out, switched right when headway over 2f out, keeping on when ridden over 1f out, went second and kept on well inside final furlong, no match for winner

16/1

Form: 0700

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Minor promise on first two hurdle starts but poor last twice; however, could be a different proposition now tackling handicaps; market could guide.

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4th

13

11th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Cork

Downtherefordancin

11st 9lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Maiden has finished second in 2m4f handicaps at Punchestown and last month (after 126-day absence) at Naas, outstayed late on but clear of the remainder; 4lb rise okay and big player.

11/2

Form: 685610 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark when winning a Thurles handicap last month, beating Pidoyne, but disappointed at Naas a week later after making a bad mistake; could bounce back, though.

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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

12/1

Form: 2F33F4 D BF

Last run: 144 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Won at Wexford last July over this trip and has run well in defeat several times since, though has fallen twice too; will probably improve from this comeback run.

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4th

5

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 1f 160y

15:15 Limerick

Our Bobby

11st 7lb

J: Daniel King

T: John M Burke

July's Bellewstown handicap hurdle win was on good ground but has won on soft; mid-division in a Naas handicap chase on his fencing debut two weeks ago; more needed.

14/1

Form: 560

Last run: 160 days

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Flat claimer winner wasn't disgraced on first two hurdle starts but was tailed off when jumping left last time; worth a market check back from a break.

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13th

6

(3)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Grizabella

9st 9lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Fairyhouse claimer winner over this trip last year has been mostly over hurdles this year; well beaten when last seen on the Flat.

20/1

22/1

Form: 96P06P D

Last run: 151 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner in 2021 has tumbled down the ratings; poor over fences when last seen; best watched for the time being.

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0

16

7th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 110y

15:23 Fairyhouse

War God

11st 0lb

J: J J Slevin

T: R Donohoe

in touch with leaders early, dropped to midfield 5th, weakened after 6th, in rear when pulled up before 3 out

50/1

12th

18

15th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:45 Cork

War God

10st 13lb

J: Conor Owens

T: R Donohoe

Record of 1-16 over hurdles and has been regressive this year; others preferred.

33/1

11th

16

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

17:05 Kilbeggan

War God

11st 1lb

J: Conor Owens

T: R Donohoe

disputed lead

14/1

9/1

Form: 1-0000 CD

Last run: 90 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Well beaten on recent starts on winter ground; all his wins have come on a sound surface so drying ground is a help and could bounce back.

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8

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 1f 100y

19:20 Limerick

Gendarme

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Charles Coakley

Won twice over hurdles in 2021 for Cathal Byrnes; little of note since, no chasing experience; 3 lb out of the handicap.

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0-F076

Last run: 112 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Best of four maiden hurdle runs came at Down Royal last time when beaten 13l; no easy task under top-weight on handicap debut but not ignored either.

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5th

2

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 77y

18:20 Ballinrobe

Macs Xpress

12st 0lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Paul John Gilligan

Maiden after 19 starts in all spheres but ha shown enough ability to win a race in this grade; has been well beaten on heavy recently but this better ground suits; chance.

8/1

Form: -4PP94

Last run: 18 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Showed some ability in Flat maidens at Dundalk lately before a solid effort on handicap debut at Limerick when maybe did too much early on; drier ground today should help and one to consider.

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7th

2

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

17:20 Bellewstown

Wrecking Ball Paul

11st 12lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Paul Mulligan

led, soon clear, much reduced lead 3 out

13/2

14th

4

(4)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 4

13:30 Lingfield (AW)

Wrecking Ball Paul

9st 8lb

J: R M Mulligan

T: Paul Mulligan

Winning hurdler; restrained when winning over 1m2f at Dundalk last month but was gifted an easy lead over 2m there and never saw another rival, scoring by an unchallenged 15l (opposing jockeys handed bans for how the race unfolded); headstrong individual who is likely to try something similar here.

14/1

1st

8

(5)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Wrecking Ball Paul

11st 9lb

J: Mr K P Healy

T: Paul Mulligan

made virtually all, went clear when took keen hold after 2f, went further clear before halfway, reduced lead but going okay under 2f out, shaken up final 110yds, pushed out, comfortably

20/1

Form: 66741P C

Last run: 169 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Won a maiden over 2m5f here last August on good ground but was pulled up on heavy at Wexford next time; could find this a bit sharp on return.

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6th

10

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

13:40 Tramore

Cruisin Susan

10st 13lb

J: Mr J P Berry

T: J A Berry

towards rear throughout, tailed off

9/1

9th

12

16th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 52y

14:50 Fairyhouse

Cruisin Susan

10st 7lb

J: Mr J P Berry

T: J A Berry

towards rear

9/1

Form: 000

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Never threatened in three maidens but could well fare better now tackling handicaps, so worth a market check.

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13

17th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

17:15 Tramore

Fowler For Four

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Never threatened in three maidens but could well fare better now tackling handicaps, so worth a market check.

22/1

12th

4

6th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:40 Leopardstown

Fowler For Four

11st 12lb

J: Conor Owens

T: P J Rothwell

always towards rear, hampered by faller just after 5th, nudged along when no extra after 2 out

100/1

17th

4

26th Feb 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 109y

16:10 Naas

Fowler For Four

11st 12lb

J: Conor Owens

T: P J Rothwell

Always at the back when a huge price on debut at Punchestown.

200/1

Form: 0-9P70

Last run: 130 days

W: 10st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; maiden after 10 starts was well beaten when last seen and looks best watched.

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3rd

13

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:20 Tramore

Globetrottersivola

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear of midfield

5/2

1st

12

12th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:55 Kilbeggan

Globetrottersivola

11st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

Has finally started looking capable in handicaps, finishing fourth at Downpatrick in June before a 2l defeat at Cork last month with this headgear combination fitted for first time; return to soft ground is fine and has each-way claims again.

6/1

3rd

19

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:50 Cork

Globetrottersivola

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear of midfield

8/1

Form: 405P07

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; best run came on second start for this yard at Naas last time; needs more but can't be ignored if getting in.

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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

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Bite That, Cruisin Susan, Globetrottersivola, Be My Hero

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Payout
Exacta €233.00
Straight Forecast €250.50
Tricast €1936.50
Trifecta €5323.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Pidoyne

SPOTLIGHT:

Wrecking Ball Paul

POSTDATA:

Pidoyne

The Irish Sun:

Pidoyne