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  • Prize money: £6526.55
  • 2m 0f 185y
  • 21 runners
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Runners: 21 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

Evs (Won)

  • Win: £1.20
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 264-

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 126

Form & Verdict

Thrown in at the deep end on his last two starts; decent sixth in the Triumph followed by a fine fourth in the Grade 1 at Aintree; clearly the one to beat here.

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1st

12

6th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 185y

13:48 Cork

Rightsotom

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Thomas Mullins

started quickly, made all, clear from 1st, 7 lengths ahead going easily approaching last, eased final 110yds, readily

Evs

4th

6

13th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

14:20 Aintree

Rightsotom

11st 2lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Thomas Mullins

Twice raced; finished second at Fairyhouse in November, then appeared to run well (200-1 sixth) in the Triumph but never threatened and may be flattered by that bare form; others preferred.

33/1

6

10th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Rightsotom

11st 0lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Thomas Mullins

Ran exceptionally well for a once-raced 200-1 chance in the Triumph, albeit without remotely threatening to play a major role at the business end; difficult to know what to make of that and this should reveal more, but unwise to be too dismissive.

16/1

2nd
14
Spy

33/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dual winner over 1m for the Johnstons; best form is on top of the ground and probably best watched on his hurdles and stable debut.

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10th

5

(1)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Spy

9st 12lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: C Byrnes

midfield

16/1

9th

6

(10)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Spy

9st 7lb

J: Calum Hogan

T: C Byrnes

in touch with leaders, raced wide over 2f out, soon dropped to midfield, no impression from over 1f out

7/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dual Flat winner in France; gelded since his last run and debuts here for Henry de Bromhead; interesting runner.

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6th

4

28th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 87y

Class 2

13:50 Cheltenham

Bojak

11st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Sophie Leech

in touch with leaders, headway 5th, outpaced from 2 out

25/1

11th

5

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Listowel

Bojak

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Won over 7f on soft ground in France; has had only three runs over hurdles; remote fifth behind Samui at Tramore in June; came good when beating the odds-on Hypotenus at Cork two months ago.

10/1

1st

1

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

16:40 Cork

Bojak

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

midfield, headway and went third 3 out, not fluent 2 out, ridden and ran on well run-in, led towards finish

25/1

Form: 553-

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Gradually improving sort although jumped poorly when a remote third in a Tramore maiden hurdle last month; each-way claims if he can jump better this time.

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4th

10

6th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 185y

13:48 Cork

Montys Rock

11st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Eoin Doyle

prominent, reminders before 2nd, headway and went modest third before 3 out, soon ridden and no impression, lost third run-in

16/1

3rd

5

17th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:15 Tramore

Montys Rock

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Eoin Doyle

prominent early, not fluent 6th, not fluent 7th, pushed along and not fluent when lost touch 3 out, soon ridden, left in remote third when mistake 2 out

10/1

6

9th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:10 Cork

Montys Rock

11st 7lb

J: Ian Power

T: Eoin Doyle

Mistakes at the last two flights prevented him from getting closer here last time; cheekpieces left off today; could get involved with better jumping.

12/1

Form: 5-

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ordinary Flat performer and no impression on his hurdles debut at Tramore; much more needed.

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12th

13

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

15:50 Naas

Inchiquin Maid

11st 2lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: David Kenneth Budds

in rear, not fluent 3rd

20/1

7th

13

1st Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:23 Cork

Inchiquin Maid

10st 10lb

J: Jake Coen

T: David Kenneth Budds

towards rear, headway on outer 3 out, in touch with leaders 2 out, no impression approaching last

33/1

Form: 0-

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

No impression on debut in a Fairyhouse bumper last month; probably capable of better but best watched on his hurdles debut.

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8th

7

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

15:05 Punchestown

Aeros Luck

11st 4lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Consistent on decent ground last summer, three seconds before a maiden win at the Listowel festival; the ground was probably too testing on his return at Naas last month; the run is likely to have brought him on.

12/1

6th

4

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Naas

Aeros Luck

11st 8lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Was running on better ground last summer, three seconds before maiden win at the Listowel festival; not seen since and tongue-tie added; stable jockey rides Toto Too.

20/1

1st

9

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:45 Listowel

Aeros Luck

11st 6lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

not fluent 1st, prominent

7/2

Form: 50-

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten in a novice hurdle and a Listed bumper at Limerick; others preferred.

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13th

14

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Khewilltu

11st 5lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: John F O’Neill

Beaten when falling late on in a maiden at Bellewstown; has no obvious form claims on handicap debut.

33/1

8

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Khewilltu

11st 4lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: John F O’Neill

midfield

200/1

5th

4

30th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 40y

18:00 Ballinrobe

Khewilltu

11st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: John F O’Neill

Well beaten in a bumper and two maiden hurdles, so can only be watched.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; placed a couple of times on the Flat for James Tate; gelded since and likely to improve for this.

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7th

9

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 0y

17:05 Ballinrobe

Aussie Warrior

10st 6lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Thomas R Hughes

Tailed off behind Samui at Tramore before winning a Roscommon maiden; well beaten since then under both codes and looks up against it.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

First reserve; little to recommend in three Flat runs and makes little appeal.

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7th

6

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 172y

16:45 Ballinrobe

Benzine

11st 4lb

J: Tom Harney

T: J Morrison

towards rear

66/1

Form: 0-

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Plum last on his debut in a Kilbeggan bumper and looks quite unlikely here.

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7th

8

31st Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 159y

15:15 Punchestown

County Graduate

11st 7lb

J: Tom Harney

T: W J Austin

40-1 when finishing in mid-field at Thurles in her first handicap; considerable improvement needed.

25/1

9th

5

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 101y

15:35 Thurles

County Graduate

11st 8lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W J Austin

Never counted in three qualifying maidens over the summer and of limited appeal on handicap debut; needs to jump better too.

16/1

10th

17

5th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:20 Listowel

County Graduate

11st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: W J Austin

Finished last in a bumper at Kilbeggan; made a couple of mistakes on hurdling debut at Cork; similar story at Tipperary on second attempt.

50/1

Form: U0-

Last run: 136 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Went close in a Roscommon handicap last August but little to recommend otherwise including on his hurdles debut in December.

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12th

12

(3)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Joven De Corazon

8st 12lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Paul Stafford

towards rear of midfield

20/1

10th

12

(11)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 4f 108y

15:50 Thurles

Joven De Corazon

9st 0lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Paul Stafford

Inconsistent but has shown ability on occasion including last month's Down Royal third; not certain to be seen to best effect on soft ground; cheekpieces for the first time.

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ninth foal; half-brother to bumper winner Carrigmoorna Elm; dam placed in bumper/fourth in 2m-2m5f hurdles, half-sister to bumper and smart 2m-3m hurdle/chase winner Woodland Opera out of smart 2m-3m hurdle/chase winner Opera Hat; stoutly bred newcomer and no surprise should he run well on debut.

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10th

5

7th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 165y

15:58 Fairyhouse

Heart Of Rome

11st 9lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Paul Nolan

Ran poorly last time at Listowel (3m) but his third at Down Royal the time before (3m, good to yielding) represented marked improvement on his previous form; only a 4yo and has races in him.

10/1

9th

14

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

14:40 Listowel

Heart Of Rome

11st 2lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul Nolan

Made a respectable handicap debut effort at Limerick in July after being hampered; did well at Down Royal when tackling 3m for the first time; young horse with potential for further improvement.

13/2

3rd

21

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:05 Down Royal

Heart Of Rome

10st 8lb

T: Paul Nolan

Third reserve; respectable handicap debut effort at Limerick in July after being hampered; plenty more required here though.

Form: 8/ BF

Last run: 371 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Flat maiden winner for Willie Mullins last year; tailed off on her stable debut in a Sligo handicap last week; best watched on her Irish hurdles debut.

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11th

2

(11)

15th Jun 2023

Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:00 Leopardstown

Your Eyes Only

9st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Peter Lawlor

towards rear of midfield

66/1

13th

18

6th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 185y

13:48 Cork

Your Eyes Only

11st 0lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: David Harry Kelly

midfield

40/1

7th

4

(6)

30th Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 2f 121y

16:55 Sligo

Your Eyes Only

8st 13lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: David Harry Kelly

Landed C&D maiden last summer for Willie Mullins but safely held both starts afterwards in handicaps over further; has since switched yards and still probably a bit high in the handicap.

14/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; runner-up in a Beverley handicap last year and gelded since; best watched.

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8th

10

(6)

2nd Apr 2024

Standard

2m 0f 120y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Liquid Metric

9st 3lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Anthony McCann

0-13 under rules and a while since he has shown any worthwhile form under either code; best watched for now.

25/1

8th

14

(1)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Liquid Metric

10st 7lb

J: Mr Paddy Hanlon

T: Anthony McCann

soon prominent behind clear leader

33/1

13th

3

(17)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Liquid Metric

10st 2lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Anthony McCann

0-8 on the Flat and showed very little over hurdles or on the Flat last year; huge task here, particularly from widest draw.

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Progressed to win a Curragh maiden in October before running well below par in a Naas handicap; off since November and an interesting recruit to hurdling but probably best watched.

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1st

13

(15)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Boher Road

9st 0lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jarlath P Fahey

Front-running and sometimes headstrong type, won a 1m2f handicap here last summer and landed a Wexford maiden hurdle after that; still travelling when running out in front at Fairyhouse over Easter; dangerous to give too much leeway to but might not get an easy lead here.

14/1

1

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Fairyhouse

Boher Road

12st 1lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Jarlath P Fahey

soon led and clear, 10 lengths ahead and going okay when crashed through wing 3 out

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Flat winner off 59 over 2m for Jennifer Lynch; well beaten last twice and may well want further over hurdles; best watched on hurdles debut.

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12th

9

(10)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Chutzpal

9st 0lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Eoin Doyle

Sole win in 21 starts came over C&D last winter and back on that last winning mark; needs to step up on his sixth in a claimer here last week.

14/1

6th

7

(6)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

15:15 Dundalk (AW)

Chutzpal

9st 6lb

J: Alan Persse

T: Eoin Doyle

Course 2m handicap winner just over a year ago, best run this year when third over 2m1f at Limerick in June; last three runs have been over hurdles; others much better suited by the race conditions.

20/1

8th

1

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 101y

13:50 Thurles

Chutzpal

11st 7lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Eoin Doyle

Dundalk (2m) AW winner a year ago is 0-3 hurdling, jumping letting him down at Wexford on latest; others preferred.

66/1

Form: 7-

Last run: 91 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won a Flat handicap off 70 on heavy last year; thrown in very much at the deep end in a Leopardstown Grade 1 on his hurdles debut (blood in his nostrils post race); difficult to assess but any rain that falls will help and horses from this yard are always well schooled; not discounted.

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16th

2

(7)

20th Jul 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 180y

20:30 Leopardstown

Darraby

10st 2lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Brendan W Duke

midfield

14/1

3rd

6

10th Jun 2023

Good

2m 3f 170y

16:15 Punchestown

Darraby

10st 11lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Brendan W Duke

Flat winner; brings a modest level on hurdle form to the table.

50/1

4th

3

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 180y

14:15 Punchestown

Darraby

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Brendan W Duke

Won a 1m4f Flat handicap at Roscommon a year ago and some decent runs in defeat after; stiff task in a Grade 1 on hurdling debut; this more realistic and could run well; tongue-tie on.

16/1

Form: 3083-

Last run: 70 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Bought from France for 180,000Euros; highly tried in three starts to date with underwhelming results; sights are lowered here but needs to improve.

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8

6th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 185y

13:48 Cork

Jourdefete

11st 7lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

prominent, awkward jump 2nd

9/2

3rd

3

25th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 110y

13:35 Fairyhouse

Jourdefete

11st 0lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Placed in a French bumper; highly tried in two runs for this yard and tailed off in both those races; caused havoc when weakening quickly at Leopardstown three weeks ago; drop in class might help but no surprise that Townend prefers Zenta.

14/1

8th

4

4th Feb 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:55 Leopardstown

Jourdefete

11st 0lb

J: Jack Foley

T: W P Mullins

led narrowly, headed and lost position 3 out, soon pushed along and weakened, tailed off

100/1

Form: 242- BF

Last run: 87 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Fared well in a trio of maiden hurdles earlier in the winter; ran well in a Navan Flat handicap last month; one for the shortlist here.

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5th

9

(9)

9th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

16:50 Gowran Park

Paradise Lost

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: Charles O’Brien

Runner-up three times over hurdles and some fair Flat efforts, including over 1m4f at this course last October (hvy); a player if repeating that.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

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8th

4

(12)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Rushford

10st 1lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Thomas R Hughes

Dual winner in Britain (over further) but well beaten on the Flat for this yard, trip inadequate on latest back in September; this trip more to his liking but remains opposable.

20/1

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Payout
Exacta €58.00
Straight Forecast €37.20
Trifecta €264.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Rightsotom

The Irish Sun:

Jourdefete

POSTDATA:

Spy

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Rightsotom

TOPSPEED:

Rightsotom