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Welcome To Tipperary Maiden Hurdle (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 4f 45y
  • 21 runners
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Welcome To Tipperary Maiden Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 21 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £4.40
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 75342

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Best effort in four hurdle starts came when second at Limerick last time over a similar trip to this; should be closely involved again.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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14th

15

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 104y

15:00 Leopardstown

Castle Field Boy

11st 1lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Patrick T Foley

Signed off last season with a maiden hurdle win and returned to defy a 10lb lower mark on handicap debut at Clonmel; bounced back from two pulled up efforts when runner-up to Mint Boy at Fairyhouse since; this is tougher and he's 3lb higher but still early days.

20/1

2nd

3

13th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

13:22 Fairyhouse

Castle Field Boy

11st 8lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Patrick T Foley

visibility reduced by fog, held up in rear, headway on near side of group after 3 out, challenging 2 out

10/1

0

14

9th Dec 2023

Soft

3m 1f 50y

13:42 Navan

Castle Field Boy

10st 8lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Patrick T Foley

Won a 2m4f Tipperary maiden hurdle in April and improved form on return when winning a Clonmel handicap over 3m; however, was then pulled-up back at the same track and questions now.

22/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 7

Last run: 65 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

By a top sire and represents leading connections but was beaten 33l on debut in a Navan bumper in February; from the family of Brave Inca and could improve over hurdles but needs to.

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6th

8

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 141y

18:10 Sligo

Rule The Wind

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

Ran in the Magnier colours when beaten just half-a-length in 2m4f Tipperary maiden in April (yielding) but hasn't reproduced that level of form in three starts since, most recently halfway faller at Downpatrick 10 days ago; questions to answer at this stage.

5/2

0

7

13th Aug 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 165y

16:10 Downpatrick

Rule The Wind

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

Expensive store horse out of half-sister to Brave Inca; ran in the Magnier colours when beaten just half-a-length at Tipperary (2m4f) in April; has disappointed since changing ownership; beaten fav at Kilbeggan and 20l third at Tramore albeit trip was probably too sharp for him there; has a few questions to answer now.

5/2

3rd

6

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 175y

18:30 Tramore

Rule The Wind

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

raced wide, in touch with leaders, went third before 5th

9/2

2/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 2235

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Point' winner ran two crackers in bumpers in January but was well below that level on hurdling debut at Punchestown; however, bounced back to be beaten only 15l by Nick Rockett at Naas last time; holds Linden Arden on that form.

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2nd

9

7th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 150y

17:05 Wexford

Suttons Hill

11st 12lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Richard John O’Brien

prominent, headway and chased clear leader 2 out, not fluent last, kept on, no match for winner

11/4

2nd

11

5th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:50 Listowel

Suttons Hill

11st 12lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Richard John O’Brien

prominent, led 1st, headed and prominent 2nd, chased clear leader after 3rd, pressed leader 4 out, pushed along to lead home turn, ridden when faced challenge after 2 out, headed and no extra inside final 110yds

4/1

2nd

2

6th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

14:58 Cork

Suttons Hill

11st 7lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Richard John O’Brien

led, mistake 2 out, ridden and headed after 2 out, no extra run-in

4/1

Form: 2394

Last run: 69 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed in both point' runs and a bumper; best of three maiden hurdle efforts came when second to recent Grade 1 winner Inthepocket at Wexford last October; lesser runs since but would be the one to beat if restored to that form.

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1st

1

14th Apr 2024

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 3

15:15 Plumpton

Transmission

12st 0lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Neil Mulholland

held up in rear, not fluent 5th, pushed along and headway after 3 out, raced wide home turn, ridden to lead last, went clear run-in

8/1

8th

12

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 70y

Class 2

14:25 Uttoxeter

Transmission

11st 0lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Neil Mulholland

Ex-Irish gelding who has had four runs for current yard; overcame a serious blunder to beat Hititi at Plumpton (3m1f, soft) before coming back down to earth at Sandown when only fifth behind Saint Davy (on good to soft); has the same mark here but getting back in the mud won't do him any harm.

16/1

5th

10

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 98y

Class 1

15:10 Sandown

Transmission

10st 10lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Neil Mulholland

Has Cheltenham 3m Grade 1 novice entry; formerly with Colm Murphy in Ireland; placed on first two starts for Neil Mulholland, before off the mark in eight-runner handicap at Plumpton (3m1f, soft) four weeks ago, in clearcut style in the end after Joe Anderson had performed wonders to climb back in the saddle following a bad blunder at the sixth flight; up 6lb but the horse, as well as his jockey, left a favourable impression last time.

7/1

Form: 8582

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Has come up against smart types Nick Rockett and Feronily in maiden hurdles at Naas and Limerick lately and run well, especially latter occasion; won't face anything of that calibre today and go close.

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5th

1

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:00 Tipperary

Linden Arden

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J Bowe

Made all in 2m4f Punchestown maiden in February for Willie Mullins and was third in handicap over almost 3m at Thurles; now back with original trainer and is racing over 2m for the first time.

9/1

Form: 60

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Showed some ability in points but has been beaten a long way in two maiden hurdles and others preferred.

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5th

5

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 31y

19:50 Ballinrobe

Battle Of Ridgeway

11st 3lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Martin Hassett

midfield, headway 2 out, kept on from last, not reach leaders

10/1

4th

6

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Battle Of Ridgeway

10st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Martin Hassett

prominent, outpaced before 2 out, lost third and weakened from last

14/1

7th

15

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:58 Cork

Battle Of Ridgeway

10st 13lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Martin Hassett

Won either side of a summer break last year and has improved over fences this season; could be a big player from his 15lb lower hurdle mark, although has to prove he stays this far on heavy ground.

14/1

Form: 53-6P0

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Well beaten in three hurdle runs and can't be fancied.

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7th

5

18th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 45y

14:40 Tipperary

Freddies Frontier

11st 4lb

J: Mr T O’Connor

T: Turlough O’Connor

Well beaten in three hurdle runs and can't be fancied.

100/1

10th

3

30th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:15 Limerick

Freddies Frontier

11st 12lb

J: Mr T O’Connor

T: Turlough O’Connor

midfield, mistake 1st, not fluent 8th

66/1

6

21st Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 2f 112y

13:55 Clonmel

Freddies Frontier

11st 4lb

J: Mr T O’Connor

T: Turlough O’Connor

Showed some promise in bumpers for Micky Hammond in 2021; well beaten in a Limerick maiden hurdle at Christmas on his stable debut; others preferred.

40/1

100/1

Form:

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tailed-off in a Cork maiden hurdle on debut and can't be fancied on that run.

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3rd

8

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 80y

19:10 Tipperary

Petite Mike

11st 9lb

J: Mr C J Shine

T: G Ahern

held up in rear, headway 11th, went second before 2 out, challenging when mistake last, no extra run-in

14/1

Form:

Last run: 119 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tailed-off on debut in a Naas maiden hurdle and, even though this is a much lesser contest, will need a transformation to score.

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1st

10

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

15:15 Naas

Three In A Row

11st 2lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: A L T Moore

held up in rear, steady headway after 3 out, went fourth and going easily 2 out, switched left and pressed leader approaching last, ridden and kept on well run-in, led inside final 110yds, stayed on

4/1

5th

15

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 180y

16:15 Naas

Three In A Row

11st 9lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: A L T Moore

Bits of promise in maiden hurdles and creditable effort on handicap debut here last month; may come on for that first run in four months and less exposed than most.

6/1

3rd

3

10th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 116y

14:52 Naas

Three In A Row

11st 7lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: A L T Moore

midfield, not fluent 3rd

6/1

Form: 00/P-

Last run: 568 days

W: 10st 11lb

8 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Record of 1-9 in points'; previously well beaten in bumpers and a maiden hurdle; hood tried but others preferred.

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11th

15

4th Jun 2023

Good

2m 2f 59y

13:50 Kilbeggan

Miss Carli Fay

11st 5lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Gerard Kyne

always behind, tailed off

21

26th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:45 Limerick

Miss Carli Fay

11st 7lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gerard Kyne

Third reserve; point winner has shown little in bumpers and maiden hurdles; little appeal.

13

20th May 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Wexford

Miss Carli Fay

11st 7lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Gerard Kyne

First reserve; point' winner has shown little in bumpers and maiden hurdles; look elsewhere.

Form: 7P

Last run: 92 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Finished second in a two-runner point' a year ago but well beaten in a bumper and pulled-up in a maiden hurdle this winter; lots to find.

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6th

5

14th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 0y

15:55 Killarney

Iconic Flame

11st 4lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: John Queally

in touch with leaders

200/1

11th

6

18th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 45y

14:40 Tipperary

Iconic Flame

11st 4lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Queally

Finished second in a two-runner point' a year ago but well beaten in a bumper and pulled-up in a maiden hurdle this winter; lots to find.

66/1

4

16th Jan 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 100y

14:50 Punchestown

Iconic Flame

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: John Queally

midfield, pushed along and dropped to rear 8th, soon lost touch

33/1

100/1

Form: 6099-0

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Modest in bumpers and tailed-off on hurdling debut, so can't be fancied.

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11th

10

6th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Tipperary

Up The Club

11st 3lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: D E Fitzgerald

midfield, badly hampered 7th

20/1

17

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:10 Kilbeggan

Up The Club

11st 3lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: D E Fitzgerald

First reserve; missed all of 2022 and tailed off in four starts this term; best watched.

8th

9

26th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:15 Limerick

Up The Club

11st 5lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D E Fitzgerald

midfield

66/1

Form: 3PP

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Point' winner was third in a bumper here last year but has twice been pulled-up in maiden hurdles and can't be fancied on that evidence.

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13th

13

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

14:30 Down Royal

Joes Turn

10st 6lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: R P Rath

prominent early, dropped to midfield when reminders and weakened after 4 out

16/1

14

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 60y

15:10 Limerick

Joes Turn

11st 1lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: R P Rath

prominent, disputing second when mistake 4 out

12/1

Form: 909

Last run: 197 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Showed some ability on the second of three bumper starts last autumn but can only be watched on hurdling/stable debut.

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10th

8

6th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 180y

16:10 Cork

Lickthestamp

11st 12lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Miss Shauna Larkin

Tailed off after poor round of jumping on hurdles debut at Tipperary last month; easily discounted.

150/1

14th

8

18th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 45y

14:40 Tipperary

Lickthestamp

11st 4lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Miss Shauna Larkin

Showed some ability on the second of three bumper starts last autumn but can only be watched on hurdling/stable debut.

66/1

9th

3

3rd Oct 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

17:10 Tipperary

Lickthestamp

12st 0lb

J: Miss P Elvin

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

always towards rear, pushed along and became detached after halfway, soon weakened, tailed off

33/1

OUR TIP

Form: P

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

First reserve; no sign of ability in points or a maiden hurdle; look elsewhere.

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7th

6

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 189y

17:10 Punchestown

Hutchie

12st 3lb

J: Mark Dunne

T: Stephen Gerard Carey

.

66/1

0

5

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

3m 0f 0y

15:42 Navan

Hutchie

11st 8lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Stephen Gerard Carey

Ran twice over fences after winning a 2m6f handicap hurdle at Galway in September, disappointing at Tramore following second at Killarney; fair fifth of 17 when sent back over hurdles in a handicap at Punchestown on Monday.

6/1

5th

11

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 77y

13:25 Punchestown

Hutchie

11st 3lb

J: Mr M N Sharpe

T: Stephen Gerard Carey

Two runs over fences since winning a 2m6f handicap hurdle at Galway in September; 7lb higher but certainly not discounted if he can repeat it.

10/1

Form: 90

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Tailed-off at Clonmel last time and can't be fancied on that evidence.

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0

5

11th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 216y

13:00 Clonmel

Enoughofthat

12st 0lb

J: Mr C J Shine

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Weak hurdles form; makes little appeal based on a recent last of three finishers behind wide-margin winner Sampoet in a maiden point at Dromahane.

33/1

0

5

21st Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

16:21 Limerick

Enoughofthat

11st 12lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

midfield, prominent halfway

50/1

17th

11

15th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:45 Cork

Enoughofthat

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Best of four maiden hurdle runs came at Listowel last time when beaten 28l; should be more competitive now in handicaps; market may help.

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Fourth foal; dam unraced half-sister to bumper and 2m3f-3m1f hurdle/smart chase winner Ackertac and useful 2m2f-2m5f hurdle/chase winner Striking A Pose; cost EUR9,000 as a 3yo but seems best watched for future reference.

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7th

5

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 77y

18:50 Ballinrobe

Rising Dust

11st 8lb

J: James Smith

T: Michael Hourigan

midfield, brief headway on inner after 2 out, soon no impression

10/1

Form: P

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Didn't jump well when pulled-up in a maiden hurdle on debut and can't be fancied on that run.

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18th

10

18th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 45y

14:40 Tipperary

Loaded By Lunch

11st 4lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Anthony McCann

Didn't jump well when pulled-up in a maiden hurdle on debut and can't be fancied on that run.

66/1

6

20th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:50 Navan

Loaded By Lunch

11st 12lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Anthony McCann

Brother to Alan King-trained 3m1f chase winner Mahlermade; dam was of little account on the Flat.

50/1

Form: 40-045 BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Best of her five maiden hurdle runs came against subsequent winner Nine Graces at Punchestown in February; below that in a Limerick handicap since and has plenty to find today.

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5th

10

11th Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 140y

17:00 Punchestown

Hanoi Jane

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: T M Walsh

Comfortably got off the mark in a 2m3f handicap here (good to yielding) and that was only her second run in a tongue-tie; up 8lb but looks progressive and there's stamina in her pedigree.

11/4

1st

4

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

16:45 Punchestown

Hanoi Jane

11st 8lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: T M Walsh

travelled strongly, towards rear of midfield early, in touch with leaders 6th, prominent 4 out, led after 2 out, soon clear, not fluent last, ridden out

100/30

3rd

8

2nd May 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 30y

18:48 Ballinrobe

Hanoi Jane

11st 8lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: T M Walsh

took keen hold, in touch with leaders early, lost position when mistake 2nd, went second before 4 out, lost position after 2 out, switched left and ridden after last, no extra towards finish, no match for first two

11/2

Form: 5

Last run: 2 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Second reserve; pulled-up in a point' but not disgraced in a Tramore maiden hurdle two days ago; could run well if turned out again.

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5th

2

9th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:40 Tipperary

Noble Talent

12st 0lb

J: John Shinnick

T: T J Nagle Jr

Not unbacked when winning easily on handicap debut at Limerick in January (2m5f, heavy); his fifth behind Oneforgonzo at Ballinrobe (2m6f) represented a return to form and likely to go well if he stays.

16/1

5th

3

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 91y

19:37 Ballinrobe

Noble Talent

12st 4lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: T J Nagle Jr

midfield

11/1

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Non-runners

Fathom Two, Hanoi Jane, Noble Talent

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Payout
Exacta €338.00
Straight Forecast €221.10
Trifecta €1119.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Linden Arden

TOPSPEED:

Castle Field Boy

SPOTLIGHT:

Suttons Hill

POSTDATA:

Linden Arden

The Irish Sun:

Castle Field Boy