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Burke’s Clonbur Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 5f 30y
  • 18 runners
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Burke’s Clonbur Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

9/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.60

Form: P3073-

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 10 hurdle starts; best run when third in a Limerick maiden in November but below that level since; not a bad run last time and a chance if building on that.

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7th

2

30th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 13y

20:00 Ballinrobe

Bugscuffle

11st 10lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Andrew McNamara

None too consistent but he came good over 2m5f here four weeks ago (good to yielding) and the runner-up could frank that form in the opening division of this race; 7lb higher.

9/2

1st

12

2nd May 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 30y

18:48 Ballinrobe

Bugscuffle

11st 3lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Andrew McNamara

midfield, headway after 4 out, joined leaders after 2 out, led narrowly before last, ridden and kept on well run-in

9/1

3rd

8

17th Mar 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:30 Down Royal

Bugscuffle

11st 4lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Andrew McNamara

led, headed but prominent before 1st, led again before 3 out, not fluent and headed 2 out, no extra approaching last

6/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 97P55-

Last run: 57 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

First reserve; maiden after 16 hurdle starts hasn't been beaten far at times but has to find improvement from somewhere.

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11/2

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 0/045- BF

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Showed some ability in maidens but was a disappointing favourite on second handicap start at Limerick last time; has a chance if the tongue-tie restores her to best.

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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: /P22P- C

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Dual handicap hurdle winner over 3m, including here; just denied at Thurles and Punchestown in February before being pulled-up after a bad mistake at Limerick; solid shout if back to form today.

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5th

8

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Chelseas Friend

11st 5lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: James Joseph Mangan

Useful level of form a couple of seasons ago; signs of a revival on her penultimate outing but pulled up a fortnight ago and others preferred.

20/1

0

5

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:25 Wexford

Chelseas Friend

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: James Joseph Mangan

Point' and dual hurdle winner twice ran well over fences last year; hasn't been as good in three chase runs this year, though not bad at Tramore last time; better ground today should suit.

9/1

3rd

1

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 120y

17:00 Tramore

Chelseas Friend

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: James Joseph Mangan

in touch with leaders, prominent after 3 out, ridden before 2 out, soon weakened gradually

20/1

Form: 4P048-

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 17 starts has shown enough over hurdles to win in this grade; should have improved from comeback run at Limerick and one to consider.

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4th

2

23rd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 1f 152y

Class 5

14:45 Plumpton

Highland Sting

10st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

didn't jump with fluency, always behind, lost touch back straight, tailed off

11/4

4th

9

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 182y

17:40 Sligo

Highland Sting

10st 11lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Patrick Ryan

22-race maiden; remote ninth over hurdles at Kilbeggan last time, previously 38l fourth in a chase at the same venue.

16/1

9th

5

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:47 Kilbeggan

Highland Sting

11st 7lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

towards rear

10/1

Form: 60038-

Last run: 61 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Has notched three of her four hurdle wins at Clonmel; has been chasing without success on last number of starts and others are preferred back over hurdles.

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1

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 50y

18:00 Tramore

Quarry Lil

12st 0lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Paul O’Flynn

0-10 over fences and tailed off at Killarney last month; return to handicap company should help her get competitive and she's versatile with regards to both trip and ground; non-runner here on Friday.

13/2

17

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

17:20 Tramore

Quarry Lil

11st 5lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Paul O’Flynn

Reserve; four wins over hurdles; 0-10 as a chaser; outclassed last time and has been placed.

8th

8

14th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:25 Killarney

Quarry Lil

11st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Paul O’Flynn

Fifteen runs since last win back in 2021 over hurdles; below form sixth at Ballinrobe over hurdles last time out, beaten 38l; rated 94 over fences and will find life difficult here.

66/1

Form: 08000-

Last run: 122 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Little sign of ability in maidens and beaten 45l on handicap debut in December; difficult to fancy on that form.

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0

13

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 6f 120y

12:55 Limerick

Will It Be You

10st 1lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

Largely more miss than hit over hurdles with Wexford second in August only run of any real substance; plenty to prove now on debut over fences with ground far from ideal as well; weak betting proposition.

33/1

0

12

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:00 Tramore

Will It Be You

11st 1lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

Chased home an easy winner over 3m at Wexford in August; not so good when tried in cheekpieces at Killarney.

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 70703-

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Showed improved form to be third on second handicap start at Naas in March, though hung badly that day; if cheekpieces help him stay straight then has a squeak.

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13th

6

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 180y

16:50 Naas

Everystep Oftheway

11st 10lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

Maiden; placed in 2m3f handicap here a year ago; chasing lately, favourite when fourth in Punchestown handicap latest; first try at 3m.

7/1

4th

7

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 146y

15:05 Punchestown

Everystep Oftheway

11st 4lb

J: James Duggan

T: Oliver McKiernan

Now 0-10 under rules, good run in handicap hurdle last season on soft but has struggled in handicap chases so far.

13/2

Form: 00098- BF

Last run: 75 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Point' winner showed little in maiden hurdles but went off favourite on second handicap start at Clonmel last time; was found to have mucus at his nostrils post-race but should fare better today.

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0

8

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 0y

13:15 Thurles

Getaway Train

10st 5lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Donal Hassett

Struggling in handicap hurdles when last seen in May; won a maiden point but hard to make a case for him.

20/1

3

30th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 13y

20:00 Ballinrobe

Getaway Train

11st 10lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Donal Hassett

Point winner who is 0-8 under rules and he was 33-1 when always behind in Bugscuffle's race here earlier this month.

33/1

Form: 79380-

Last run: 57 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Point' winner showed a glimpse of ability in maiden hurdles and ran respectably on first two handicap starts; below that level last time in a tongue-tie but that is left off today.

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8th

16

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

West Of Carrig

10st 10lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Peter Croke

Point-to-point winner struggling to make his mark in handicap hurdles although recent Ballinrobe effort suggests he may be approaching a competitive mark.

14/1

5th

7

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 122y

19:38 Ballinrobe

West Of Carrig

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: Peter Croke

Winning pointer who has hinted at winning potential over hurdles in maiden/handicap company; however, not easily trusted after finishing tailed off here last time.

12/1

Form: P8004-

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Showed a glimpse of ability in maiden hurdles and not a bad effort on handicap debut at Limerick last time; can be a player if building upon that.

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1st

3

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Limerick

Cosmo Renfro

11st 11lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Shane Nolan

prominent, lost position when pushed along after 3 out, headway and went second before 2 out, ridden to lead after last, stayed on

3/1

2nd

10

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

16:20 Limerick

Cosmo Renfro

10st 1lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Shane Nolan

prominent alone on inner, not fluent 5th, disputed lead before 8th, led narrowly 4 out, faced challenge but going okay 2 out, ridden after last, headed towards finish

6/1

3rd

10

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Cosmo Renfro

11st 1lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Shane Nolan

Made the breakthrough in first-time cheekpieces over 3m at Limerick in November; holding his form well, including when second to the progressive Aodhan May (who has since completed a hat-trick) over 3m1f at Punchestown 17 days ago; strong contender.

7/2

Form: 0000-

Last run: 79 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Useful 5-time Flat winner ran respectably in that sphere at Navan last time; showed a glimpse of ability in four maiden hurdles but can be expected to fare better on handicap debut; watch the market.

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11th

5

(5)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:55 Dundalk (AW)

Magnetic North

9st 6lb

J: W J Lee

T: James McAuley

Decent strike-rate on turf (9-58) but has never been placed on AW; well held here lately.

14/1

14th

1

(5)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Magnetic North

10st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Good strike-rate on turf but never won, or even been placed, on AW and well held here lately.

14/1

7th

5

(9)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Magnetic North

9st 11lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: James McAuley

Won three claimers on the spin on turf earlier in the summer but has struggled since joining this yard; unplaced in eight course starts.

10/1

Form: 70P9P-

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Best of five maiden hurdle runs came at Cork in December; poor lately but has a squeak if back to that earlier form.

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11

2nd May 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 30y

18:48 Ballinrobe

Autumn In The Park

11st 3lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Niall O’Flynn

disputed lead early, led clearly after 1st, mistake 4th, headed after 6th, dropped to midfield when reminder and weakened after 4 out, soon dropped to last and pulled up

22/1

12

21st Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 2f 112y

14:30 Clonmel

Autumn In The Park

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Niall O’Flynn

Not disgraced in a Cork maiden hurdle in December nor at Punchestown in January last time; more needed but not dismissed.

20/1

9th

21

15th Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:10 Punchestown

Autumn In The Park

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Niall O’Flynn

prominent, led after 1st

150/1

Form: /0P77-

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Point' runner-up hasn't gone on from initial promise over hurdles and is difficult to fancy on recent form; cheekpieces tried.

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14

2nd May 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 30y

18:48 Ballinrobe

Keep Em Lit

10st 13lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Muredach Kelly

midfield, pushed along after 3 out, looked to go wrong before 2 out, soon slipped up

25/1

7th

11

6th Apr 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 106y

18:45 Clonmel

Keep Em Lit

11st 2lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Muredach Kelly

Promise two seasons ago but has really struggled in three starts for new yard since missing over a year; handles testing ground at least.

20/1

7th

18

29th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

15:35 Limerick

Keep Em Lit

10st 11lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Muredach Kelly

midfield, not fluent 7th

66/1

Form: 63PP9-

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 14 hurdle starts hasn't been beaten far at times off low marks but has to find improvement from somewhere.

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10

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 6f 169y

20:30 Clonmel

Sulafaat

10st 11lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

midfield, not fluent 1st

16/1

7th

14

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 70y

20:00 Down Royal

Sulafaat

11st 5lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: John Joseph Hanlon

0-16 over hurdles but it was a step back in the right direction when fourth of 12 (beaten 6l) at Downpatrick a fortnight ago; previous career best had come at this trip and he handles decent ground; each-way player.

5/1

4th

12

19th May 2023

Good

2m 5f 100y

18:05 Downpatrick

Sulafaat

10st 13lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Record of 0-15 over hurdles and generally struggling off this basement mark, so others preferred.

28/1

Form: 00/94/

Last run: 687 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; decent runs in handicaps when last seen in 2021; market could indicate readiness back from a long lay-off.

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0

14

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:12 Kilbeggan

Mine Me Will He

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear, reminders 4th

40/1

Form: S0/7P- D

Last run: 286 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; won a Navan handicap hurdle in 2021; pulled-up over fences when last seen; seems best watched on return.

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5th

5

5th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 137y

Class 5

16:00 Huntingdon

Nasee

11st 3lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: John Joseph Hanlon

prominent, weakened after 3 out

9/2

6th

7

4th Jul 2023

Good

2m 6f 7y

Class 4

19:40 Stratford

Nasee

10st 13lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Successful in handicaps on the Flat and over hurdles; respectable efforts in 2m3f handicaps at Punchestown the last twice and this is a better trip for him.

3/1

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Non-runners

Hide Out, Mine Me Will He, Nasee

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Payout
Exacta €456.00
Straight Forecast €411.40
Tricast €1709.50
Trifecta €3416.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Bugscuffle

The Irish Sun:

Everystep Oftheway

SPOTLIGHT:

Hanoi Jane

POSTDATA:

Bugscuffle