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Racing Again May 17th Handicap Hurdle

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  • 3m 0f 180y
  • 21 runners
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Racing Again May 17th Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 21 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

Form: FP373-

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Winner over 2m6f at Limerick 13 months ago and pick of recent form when third over this trip at Clonmel; left with plenty to do when a never-nearer third over 2m6f at Ballinrobe latest; return to 3m to suit and contender off a fair mark.

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8th

11

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

17:05 Listowel

Holiday In Kerry

10st 9lb

J: Mr Finian Maguire

T: E McNamara

Tailed off and two falls in his first three runs over fences; back hurdling for his last six starts, winning at Cork (3m1f, yielding) in the penultimate one off just 1lb lower; clearly on a decent mark if he could click in this discipline.

20/1

14th

9

18th May 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

19:50 Tipperary

Holiday In Kerry

11st 10lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Fences became problematic but resumed reliability hurdling and not winning out of turn at Cork (Kingston Kid second); 6lb rise grand, though he might not want summer ground.

6/1

1st

5

6th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 180y

16:50 Cork

Holiday In Kerry

11st 10lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

in touch with leaders, pushed along and headway on outer before 3 out, went second before 3 out, led 2 out, ridden approaching last, kept on well run-in

13/2

OUR TIP

Form: 66039-

Last run: 19 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Sole win came at Tramore in 2021; comeback run here in March was encouraging but tailed off since over fences; others preferred.

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9th

1

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 100y

15:20 Limerick

Kingston Kid

12st 0lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Sole win came in a 2m5f Tramore handicap almost two years ago; several decent hurdle runs this year but was below form over fences last time; blinkers replace cheekpieces; a squeak.

12/1

Form: /5442-

Last run: 62 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Point-to-point winner but maiden hurdle form ordinary until definite step forward on better ground when second at Wexford (2m) recently under positive ride; could have more to offer now upped in trip.

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8

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:25 Wexford

Tennessee Titan

11st 3lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Seamus Neville

Maiden after 8 hurdle runs but several decent efforts, including here; point' winner seemed to stay this trip and can't rule out on chasing debut.

14/1

5th

2

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 30y

19:50 Tramore

Tennessee Titan

11st 11lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Seamus Neville

Point winner; runner-up in a 2m maiden hurdle at Wexford before running well in a 3m1f Cork handicap hurdle; disappointing back over 2m at Wexford two weeks ago; likely to fare better at this intermediate trip and could put that Wexford run well behind him.

100/30

Form: /0457-

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

First reserve; has continued to struggle despite declining mark; cheekpieces now reached for but of limited appeal.

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3rd

9

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

16:20 Limerick

Duffys Getaway

10st 9lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

held up in rear, headway before straight, kept on after last, went third towards finish, not reach leaders

10/1

4th

4

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Duffys Getaway

11st 4lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Won back to back handicaps earlier in the winter and has shot up the handicap since; however, performed creditably when 2nd off 102 at Fairyhouse in January; didn't jump well on chasing debut last time but has a squeak if restored to his best.

17/2

8th

4

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 176y

14:40 Thurles

Duffys Getaway

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Progressive staying handicap hurdler this season, winning 3m contests at Fairyhouse and Punchestown and good placed efforts at former venue; appeared held by the handicapper on latest and now switches to fences; would prefer further.

13/2

16/1

Form: /3655-

Last run: 295 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Placed in good-ground Kilbeggan maiden (2m) a year ago and point-to-point win in October came on yielding; pulled up on last month's point-to-point comeback and now has blinkers fitted and upped considerably in trip for hurdles return.

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8th

5

24th Apr 2024

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 5

16:37 Ludlow

Kalnoo

11st 4lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Alastair Ralph

Point winner in Ireland; best effort for new yard when third at Fakenham (2m4f) latest but that form is modest and she's now 0-11 over hurdles; tongue-tie added.

11/2

3rd

6

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 4f 1y

Class 5

15:10 Fakenham

Kalnoo

11st 6lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Alastair Ralph

disputed lead, jumped path before 1st

12/1

10th

4

27th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

15:40 Hereford

Kalnoo

11st 9lb

J: Mr Murray Dodd

T: Alastair Ralph

Irish point winner in October 2022 but has completed just twice under rules since and didn't live up to market expectations on yard debut last June (in cheekpieces, discarded); may be capable of better but perhaps not today.

16/1

Form: 78034-

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Dual Flat winner for Noel Meade a slow-burner over hurdles but improving, finishing remote third in 2m2f Ballinrobe mares maiden before fourth over this trip in Kilbeggan handicap last month, staying on; better ground to suit and one to consider.

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8th

4

2nd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

14:10 Perth

Female Approach

11st 7lb

J: Bruce Lynn

T: Daragh Bourke

0-12 over hurdles when trained in Ireland and failed to make an impact on first two starts for new stable (2m4f/3m); first-time tongue-tie needs to make a big difference here; raced mainly on good ground.

20/1

0

3

3rd Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

17:55 Southwell

Female Approach

11st 6lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Daragh Bourke

0-12 over hurdles when trained in Ireland and was safely held when ninth of 16 on last month's stable debut at Hexham (2m4f, good); clearly needs to do better here.

20/1

9th

3

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 28y

Class 5

16:40 Hexham

Female Approach

11st 13lb

J: William Maggs

T: Daragh Bourke

0-12 over hurdles in Ireland but signed off there with two very respectable runs in big-field handicaps this spring (3m/3m1f); cheekpieces removed for today's stable debut; should cope with the drop back in trip.

10/1

Form: 058/6-

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Not especially progressive in maidens, probably needed last month's comeback run here after year's absence; of limited appeal now entering handicaps.

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7th

9

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Carrolls Pride

11st 3lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Noel Brett

No improvement on her handicap debut when a well-held seventh at Cork (3m1f; yielding); possibly failed to stay that far but still unconvincing.

14/1

7th

11

6th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 180y

16:50 Cork

Carrolls Pride

11st 4lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Noel Brett

midfield

20/1

6th

6

9th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Cork

Carrolls Pride

11st 7lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Noel Brett

Rated 85 after four starts over hurdles and has been off nearly a year; up against it.

33/1

Form: 73155-

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Won Thurles handicap chase in February (2m6f, good) not so effective on softer ground twice since; back hurdling (off 12lb lower) with ground to suit.

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9

21st Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:50 Killarney

O Mio Babbino

11st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Patrick Cronin

Won a Thurles handicap chase over 2m6f in February; some decent runs in defeat since, though not at Tramore last time; tongue-tie tried.

14/1

6th

3

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 50y

18:00 Tramore

O Mio Babbino

11st 11lb

J: Mr C J Shine

T: Patrick Cronin

Gained first win under Rules at Thurles in February and fairly consistent over fences since; drying ground will suit and may have another race in her from this sort of mark.

4/1

5th

3

25th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 160y

19:00 Limerick

O Mio Babbino

11st 12lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Patrick Cronin

towards rear early, in touch with leaders after 7th, ridden after 3 out, went third before 2 out, not fluent 2 out, soon weakened

12/1

Form: /0533-

Last run: 20 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Kept on to finish a remote third on handicap debut at Tramore (2m6f) last month and good chance he'll stay this longer trip; high enough mark though on what he's achieved.

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22th

7

11th Jun 2023

Good

2m 3f 130y

15:25 Punchestown

Unheralded

11st 10lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: T J Nagle Jr

Too keen and didn't last home over 2m6f at Limerick the last twice; each-way claims dropped in distance.

33/1

7th

10

26th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 0y

19:45 Limerick

Unheralded

11st 5lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: T J Nagle Jr

All form has been on easier ground, couple of remote placings; didn't seem to stay 3m1f last time; quicker ground an unknown.

16/1

18

18th May 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

19:50 Tipperary

Unheralded

11st 6lb

J: J J Slevin

T: T J Nagle Jr

Form: 55993-

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Now 0-13 hurdling but recent Kilbeggan effort caught the eye, staying on from way off the pace when third to an easy winner over today's trip on similar ground; one to consider now.

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16

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:43 Kilbeggan

Whip Whitaker

10st 13lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

15-race maiden; ran okay over fences on chase debut at Clonmel 10 days ago; each-way claims if he builds on that.

6/1

4th

8

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 6f 169y

20:30 Clonmel

Whip Whitaker

11st 0lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

midfield

33/1

Form: 33337-

Last run: 20 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Three-time chase winner is now 0-14 hurdling although good Thurles third over the winter; first start for current trainer and still respected off this lower hurdles mark.

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No Results Found

Form: /0P64- D

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; twice a winner at this trip and ground-versatile; satisfactory comeback run here in March (2m4f) so not one to rule out here if getting a run.

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10th

18

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Ask And Answer

10st 13lb

J: Mr S Tobin

T: Sean Aherne

prominent

33/1

Form: P09/8-

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Nothing of note in four maidens, latest after 700-day absence here last month; hard to fancy now on handicap debut.

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5

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 4f 0y

18:50 Clonmel

Victory Sign

11st 5lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Liam Casey

Tailed off or failed to complete in all efforts so far; mountain to climb.

200/1

13th

12

6th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 180y

16:50 Cork

Victory Sign

11st 3lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Liam Casey

midfield

20/1

8th

13

9th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 0y

13:45 Cork

Victory Sign

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Liam Casey

Poor form in three hurdles outings and returns from very long absence; big outsider.

100/1

Form: 00/94/

Last run: 691 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Decent runs in handicaps when last seen in 2021; trip/ground okay and 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: 9/P/0-

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Opening handicap efforts have been poor although can be forgiven last month's comeback effort after 687-day absence; hard to fancy.

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0

11

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 182y

17:40 Sligo

Shackleton Island

10st 10lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: I Madden

Either pulled-up or tailed off in eight starts since 2020; reported to have burst blood vessels at Galway last time; can be left out of calculations.

33/1

9th

6

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 54y

18:15 Galway

Shackleton Island

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: I Madden

Either pulled-up or tailed off in seven starts since 2020; can be left out of calculations.

100/1

Form: 0/704-

Last run: 179 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Showed a bit more on third handicap start when fourth over 2m4f at Fairyhouse, barely getting home; not sure this step up in trip is what he wants.

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10th

2

19th May 2023

Good

2m 5f 100y

18:05 Downpatrick

Echo Gate

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Pulled-up on return at Cork and cheekpieces need to restore him to best form, notably a fourth at Fairyhouse last November.

12/1

6

6th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 180y

16:50 Cork

Echo Gate

11st 8lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear of midfield

12/1

15

5th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 180y

17:40 Downpatrick

Echo Gate

11st 1lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Reserve; latest fourth in a Fairyhouse handicap (2m4f, soft) was a lot more promising and would have each-way claims if getting in.

Form: 84486-

Last run: 272 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Dual 2m6f winner on decent ground; mixed form last year however, pick being fourth in mares handicap here; absent since August and may need this.

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9

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:05 Wexford

Icee M B A

11st 3lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Hourigan

Has been poor in a hurdle and chase start this season so isn't easy to fancy.

33/1

15th

13

15th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

19:25 Killarney

Icee M B A

11st 7lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Michael Hourigan

Was regressive last year when running mostly over hurdles and was pulled-up in that sphere on return last time; not easy to fancy back to fences.

25/1

10

6th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 180y

16:50 Cork

Icee M B A

11st 6lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Michael Hourigan

in touch with leaders, prominent 3rd

14/1

Form: 607F3-

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Low-key efforts in maiden hurdles but was going to have a say in the finish before heavy fall at Naas on handicap debut in March and following month encouraging third over 2m5f at Tramore; could improve further on this better ground.

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11th

21

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 194y

15:00 Punchestown

Well Loved

10st 9lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Liz Doyle

Was going to have a say in the finish before heavy fall at Naas on handicap debut in March and following month encouraging third over 2m5f at Tramore; bit too fresh on Limerick return in October so not one to rule out with rider's claim a positive.

14/1

7th

13

21st Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

16:56 Limerick

Well Loved

11st 3lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Liz Doyle

sweating

15/2

Form: 13650-

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Tramore handicap chase winner last summer is 0-14 hurdling and lots to find on March comeback run at Limerick but trip and better ground in her favour; not one to rule out.

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3

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

18:45 Clonmel

Rule Of June

10st 2lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Liam Casey

in rear, raced in last when slow jump 8th, soon reminder, not fluent 9th, soon reminder and weakened, tailed off when pulled up after 4 out

12/1

7th

9

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:25 Wexford

Rule Of June

11st 1lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Liam Casey

Beat Rudy Catrail in a Tramore chase last year, her sole win; some decent runs in defeat this summer but struggled in testing ground back at Tramore last time; not ruled out.

11/1

Form: 9000F-

Last run: 198 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; 17-race maiden and poor form this past season; hard to fancy.

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8th

14

30th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 13y

20:00 Ballinrobe

Joan Of Pimlico

10st 13lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Brendan W Duke

Making some headway when falling three out at Thurles and was always behind at Punchestown following early interference; now 0-18 and probably placed at best.

14/1

14th

15

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Joan Of Pimlico

10st 13lb

J: E Walsh

T: Brendan W Duke

Making some headway when falling three out at Thurles but difficult to know how she would have fared; the blinkers are also left off and she's now 0-17.

33/1

21

6th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 180y

16:50 Cork

Joan Of Pimlico

11st 2lb

J: Alan King

T: Brendan W Duke

Third reserve; 17-race maiden and poor form this past season; hard to fancy.

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Non-runners

Finding Freedom, Well Loved, Rule Of June, Joan Of Pimlico

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Payout
Straight Forecast €1834.00
Tricast €6709.90

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Whip Whitaker

The Irish Sun:

Well Loved

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Tennessee Titan

POSTDATA:

Female Approach