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William Hill Pick Your Places Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6004.42
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 17 runners
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William Hill Pick Your Places Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £4.60
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 6/B14- D BF

Last run: 236 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Followed up a novice hurdle win at last year's Galway festival with a Flat win at Tramore in August but was thwarted in her hat-trick bid on handicap hurdle debut when favourite at Listowel when last seen; still unexposed and market should be revealing after 236 days off.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

7

12th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:10 Killarney

Royal Eagle

11st 0lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

raced in fourth behind clear leaders

5/1

19th

13

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 149y

16:15 Punchestown

Royal Eagle

11st 3lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Progressive in the first half of the season, winning three handicaps going up two stone in the process; progress stalled at Cheltenham and Fairyhouse and back from a break here; won't want much rain.

20/1

6th

5

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Royal Eagle

11st 1lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders on outer

12/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 0/8F0- D

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Won a maiden hurdle at Tramore in April 2022; generally struggled since but hinted at a return to form here last month and may come on for that first run in nine months; interesting that Blackmore sides with this mare over stablemate Laser Focus.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2

17th Jun 2023

Good

2m 1f 65y

14:20 Downpatrick

Hide And Seek

11st 11lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

2nd

6

12th May 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Hide And Seek

11st 9lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Won a maiden hurdle at Tramore in April 2022; generally struggled since but hinted at a return to form here last month and may come on for that first run in nine months; interesting that Blackmore sides with this mare over stablemate Laser Focus.

5/1

10th

5

21st Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 50y

16:35 Kilbeggan

Hide And Seek

11st 9lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

midfield

12/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 90083-

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Promising handicap debut when beaten roughly 1l here last month; 3lb higher mark looks reasonable and expected to go well again.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

6

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 31y

19:50 Ballinrobe

Mister Wilson

11st 2lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders on outer 2 out, ran on well and went second final 110yds, no match for winner

13/2

10

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 110y

15:35 Tipperary

Mister Wilson

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Three-time Flat winner and rated 110 over hurdles; second to smart type on chase debut at Sligo in the autumn; around 11l behind Now Is The Hour at Cork; may have needed that run after six months off.

12/1

Form: 5U160- D

Last run: 68 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Off the mark in a maiden hurdle at Tramore in October; hasn't built on that in handicaps since and possibly on a tough mark for now.

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2nd

3

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

17:55 Bellewstown

First Dare

11st 3lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Liz Doyle

midfield, headway from 3 out, left in fourth 2 out, wandered around approaching last, ran on well and went second inside final 110yds

6/1

2nd

4

11th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 50y

14:25 Punchestown

First Dare

11st 4lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Liz Doyle

in touch with leaders, headway and went third before 3 out, not fluent and lost two places 2 out, chased clear leader approaching last, soon no impression

3/1

Form: 74272-

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Only beaten a neck in a maiden hurdle at Tramore in October and bounced back from a lesser effort when a half-length runner-up over 1m7f here last month; only up 3lb and looks like a big player, although may not want any rain to arrive.

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No Results Found

Form: 14030-

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Struggled back over hurdles last month and seemingly needs further than this these days.

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0

3

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

12:55 Thurles

Good World

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

prominent, awkward jump 1st, soon unseated

6/1

7th

18

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Good World

10st 5lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

towards rear of midfield

18/1

2nd

8

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Good World

11st 7lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

Stays this distance and seems ready for it after staying-on Kilbeggan third in August; seems to handle softer ground too and likely to go well.

8/1

33/1

Form: 33F47- D

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Tailed off at Tramore last month; consistent last term but probably on a tough enough mark as a result; needs to leave reappearance run behind.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

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: 0089-

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Poor form over hurdles so far including handicap debut last month.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

5

(11)

14th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 3f 110y

17:30 Limerick

Carlton Gardens

9st 2lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Fit from hurdling; no recent Flat form; beaten favourite in a race of this type over 1m2f at Fairyhouse last July on his final start for Joseph O'Brien.

7/1

10th

8

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 180y

15:45 Punchestown

Carlton Gardens

11st 6lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

0-9 under both codes; not shown enough in two handicap hurdles to make the shortlist on this occasion.

50/1

8th

14

12th May 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Carlton Gardens

11st 0lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Gavin Cromwell

Poor form over hurdles so far including handicap debut last month.

25/1

Form: 7068-

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Won twice on the Flat for Joseph O'Brien; showed little in his first two hurdle starts but there was a bit more promise in a couple of starts at Naas in March when stepped up in grade; may have more to give in handicaps.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

14

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 172y

17:20 Ballinrobe

Montys Way

11st 4lb

J: Conor Owens

T: George Stanley

Dual Flat winner for Joseph O'Brien but 0-9 over hurdles; not out of it when unseating two out here last month but remains hard to back with confidence.

14/1

4

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 91y

19:07 Ballinrobe

Montys Way

11st 13lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: George Stanley

midfield

16/1

17th

9

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 77y

13:25 Punchestown

Montys Way

11st 6lb

J: Mr I Ryan

T: George Stanley

Dual Flat winner for Joseph O'Brien but well beaten to date over hurdles and makes no appeal.

50/1

Form: 400-

Last run: 174 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Group-placed on the Flat but has struggled since switching to hurdles for this yard; handicap debut returning from 174 days off.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14th

1

(2)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Ace Aussie

10st 0lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Losing run since sole success in September 2020 and no sign of a return to form here a fortnight ago; up in trip.

50/1

13th

5

(2)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Ace Aussie

9st 12lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Formerly Group 3-placed for Jessica Harrington but regressive in the last year for this yard; likely best watched on AW debut.

33/1

Form: 07389-

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

15-race maiden; no improvement on handicap debut here last month; best form so far has come on good ground; others look more likely.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

2

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 110y

19:05 Bellewstown

Second Subaltern

11st 13lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Martin Brassil

midfield, dropped to midfield halfway, some headway approaching last, kept on, not reach leaders

12/1

Form: 30/6-

Last run: 370 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Won a Flat claimer on his penultimate start; promise in trio of hurdle runs but may need this after 210 days off; new yard.

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No Results Found

Form: 21PP0-

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Both wins have come at Downpatrick; out of form since latest win in July 2022 and tailed off here last month.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

9

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:05 Gowran Park

Fassbender

11st 9lb

J: A P Heskin

T: Mark Michael McNiff

Without a win for 18 months; trio of good runs in Downpatrick handicap hurdles last summer; poor effort back over hurdles at Clonmel two weeks ago over 2m4f; others preferred.

20/1

Form: 8/540-

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Tailed off when last seen but showed promise in maiden hurdles earlier last season; workable mark and one to consider.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

14th

2

12th May 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Walter Grey

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: F G Hand

Tailed off when last seen but showed promise in maiden hurdles earlier last season; workable mark and one to consider.

7/1

15th

15

20th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:50 Navan

Walter Grey

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: F G Hand

Came on from his return over 2m4f here when fourth over 2m at Fairyhouse a fortnight ago, with O'Halloran's Castle 2l away in sixth; a bit more required now.

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 59/PF-

Last run: 185 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; pulled up when last seen over timber and fell at Fairyhouse over fences latest; off 185 days.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

0

5

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

18:28 Killarney

The Last Throw

11st 8lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: David Harry Kelly

soon prominent, not fluent 1st, led 3rd, headed 9th, soon lost position and niggled along briefly, weakened quickly and dropped to rear when pulled up before 10th

12/1

5th

5

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:05 Wexford

The Last Throw

11st 11lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: David Harry Kelly

Pulled-up on his last two starts over hurdles and is difficult to fancy on debut for a new yard.

28/1

14

18th May 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

19:50 Tipperary

The Last Throw

11st 8lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: M F Morris

Did not go on from fair hurdling debut (2m) in 2020; yard among winners but has any amount to prove on handicap bow.

33/1

Form: 0/056-

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; left previous form behind when a distant fifth at Navan in March but tailed off at Clonmel when last seen; shorter trip unlikely to help.

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Verdict Starting price

3

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 46y

18:48 Roscommon

Farceur De Sivola

11st 11lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

Ran respectably behind a runaway winner at Kilbeggan last week (2m, good to yielding); perhaps a shade high in the weights.

10/1

4th

9

4th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Kilbeggan

Farceur De Sivola

11st 5lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

Lightly raced for a horse of his age; failed to make much impression over a longer trip at Limerick in his first handicap; finished behind Ricky Langford then.

25/1

10th

10

26th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

19:15 Limerick

Farceur De Sivola

11st 1lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

towards rear

14/1

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Non-runners

Ella Rose, The Last Throw, Farceur De Sivola

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Payout
Exacta €433.00
Straight Forecast €412.20
Tricast €1051.80
Trifecta €3651.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Laser Focus

The Irish Sun:

Royal Eagle

SPOTLIGHT:

Mister Wilson