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Punchestown’s Fittest Club Sunday June 11th Maiden Hurdle (Div I)

  • Prize money: £6265.49
  • 1m 7f 180y
  • 19 runners
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Punchestown’s Fittest Club Sunday June 11th Maiden Hurdle (Div I)

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

1/2 (Won)

  • Win: £1.10
  • Place: £1.02

Form: /2234-

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner in France in 2020 returned from an absence this season and posted four solid hurdle runs; fine efforts in defeat in valuable handicaps at Fairyhouse and Punchestown; should be able to get off the mark today.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

2

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

18:15 Clonmel

Horantzau Dairy

11st 8lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

raced in second, briefly disputed lead early

8/11

1st

5

4th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

16:30 Leopardstown

Horantzau Dairy

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

raced wide, raced in second, joined leader after 4th, challenging towards near side when nudged along before last, left in lead and clear last, reduced lead when pushed out towards finish, always doing enough

3/1

7th

6

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Fairyhouse

Horantzau Dairy

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Was placed in two valuable big-field handicap hurdles last April before winning a Punchestown maiden; runner-up in a valuable Listowel handicap in between defeats in conditions events at Galway and Sligo; needs to raise his game considerably to be competitive at this level.

16/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 952-

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Easy Flat winner at Gowran last month but disappointed on soft ground at Navan since; was previously second in a Fairyhouse maiden hurdle and a repeat of that would see him go well on ground that suits.

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12th

7

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

14:30 Punchestown

Striking

11st 13lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Mrs John Harrington

Maiden hurdle winner here last summer; his wins have come on good ground but yet to really convince over this trip.

33/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 42/30-

Last run: 148 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed on his first three starts over hurdles, including at Down Royal (4-9fav) last November on debut for this yard; disappointed at Leopardstown next time; capable of better so not ruled out after a break.

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4th

6

20th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Foxfire Glow

11st 3lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Gordon Elliott

Won a Downpatrick maiden (2m6f) and Tramore novice (2m4f) hurdle lately; this is a tougher task up in trip on h'cap debut on softer ground but noted.

6/1

1st

3

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 110y

19:19 Tramore

Foxfire Glow

11st 11lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Gordon Elliott

French recruit seemed highly regarded and relatively costly to follow but Downpatrick maiden win lately perfectly reassuring, upped in distance; no issue with this mark.

5/2

1st

3

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 170y

16:25 Downpatrick

Foxfire Glow

11st 4lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Gordon Elliott

Expensive to follow since coming from France but sets the standard here on third placings at Down Royal, Punchestown and here last month over 2m3f; big step up in distance here.

11/10

Form: 8-3

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Three-time Flat winner in UK but became regressive; much-improved on second hurdle start at Ballinrobe and can run another solid race today.

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12th

7

(16)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Humanitarian

9st 5lb

J: Ben Coen

T: R P Burns

Two wins over longer distances in Britain came some time ago; mildly encouraging run on latest off reduced mark but fair bit more needed on first run for new yard.

10/1

5th

9

(7)

12th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Humanitarian

9st 6lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: John Joseph Hanlon

took keen hold, towards rear, headway over 1f out, switched left inside final furlong, kept on towards finish, not reach leaders

16/1

7th

10

(5)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Humanitarian

9st 5lb

J: Sean Davis

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Two wins over longer distances; not a bad display over 1m last time, but 7f may be inadequate.

14/1

Form: 427/P- D

Last run: 242 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Won a Kilbeggan bumper and second in a Sligo maiden hurdle in 2020 for Gordon Elliott; pulled-up at Listowel when last seen and best watched for new yard today.

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0

7

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 55y

16:45 Downpatrick

Talk Of The Town

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: E Sheehy

Bumper winner for Gordon Elliott in 2020 but 0-8 hurdling and recent handicap form poor; flat-bred now tries chasing.

25/1

11th

2

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 100y

17:20 Wexford

Talk Of The Town

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

Bumper winner for Gordon Elliott in 2020; ran okay in a Punchestown maiden hurdle in May but precious little to recommend other than that in recent times.

50/1

0

6

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 150y

16:53 Cork

Talk Of The Town

11st 10lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: E Sheehy

prominent, led after 3rd, headed after 4 out, weakened quickly before 3 out

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0/6-

Last run: 86 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Five-time Flat winner, most effective on the AW; well beaten in two hurdle starts and others make more appeal.

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12th

8

(11)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

15:15 Dundalk (AW)

Dalvey

9st 6lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: James McAuley

Three-time course winner; seems to have lost his way, unplaced in nine outings since a C&D second in April; slowly away when a never-dangerous eighth behind stablemate Autocrat over a shorter trip here eight weeks ago.

12/1

8th

3

(2)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Dalvey

9st 11lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: James McAuley

Three-time course winner, the latest in this race last year; seems to have lost his way and was beaten roughly 8l over 1m4f last month; blinkers replace usual cheekpieces and they need to spark a revival.

7/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second foal; dam bumper, 1m4f (Listed)/2m Flat and smart 2m-2m5f hurdle winner, sister to bumper winner Ain't No Sunshine, half-sister to winners Screaming Rose (bumper and useful 2m4f-2m6f jumps); nicely-bred sort could run respectably on debut.

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4th

4

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 111y

Class 5

17:30 Exeter

Electric Eddy

11st 12lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

took keen hold

9/1

9th

8

8th Aug 2023

Soft

1m 7f 58y

18:00 Roscommon

Electric Eddy

11st 4lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

Improved from hurdling debut when beaten only 12l over C&D last time; has 9l to find with Ballycallan King on that form, so needs to find more.

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dual sprint winner appeared to stay 1m2f at Dundalk but doesn't make any appeal on hurdling debut.

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17th

20

(10)

11th Jun 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:10 Navan

The Peckhampouncer

8st 12lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: D Broad

The case of the 6yo better than recent runs imply as he has good course record but the win here was sprinting; does seem to stay; 3lb wrong.

40/1

12th

4

30th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 40y

17:00 Ballinrobe

The Peckhampouncer

11st 12lb

J: Carl Millar

T: D Broad

High mileage on the Flat and his two wins came at sprint distances; stays 1m2f but stamina for hurdling looks highly questionable after finishing tailed off at Punchestown (125-1).

100/1

8th

14

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 180y

14:45 Punchestown

The Peckhampouncer

11st 12lb

J: Carl Millar

T: D Broad

Dual sprint winner appeared to stay 1m2f at Dundalk but doesn't make any appeal on hurdling debut.

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fourth foal; half-brother to winners Bashful Boy (1m4f/2m AW Flat, RPR 88; 2m1f-2m3f hurdle) and Belaire Drive (US 6.5f AW); dam US 8.5f dirt winner; Flat-bred 7,500euros yearling is best watched for future reference.

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No Results Found

Form: 650-0

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Well held in bumpers and maiden hurdles, so will be of more interest in handicaps.

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No Results Found

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Was fourth in a point' in April but pulled-up either side of that so has questions to answer on rules debut.

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0

12

30th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

12:35 Lingfield

Alkajack

10st 11lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Clare Hobson

A glimmer of promise in points and hurdle races when trained in Ireland and changed hands for 7,000gns this summer; 40-1, failed to show much on chase/handicap debut at Warwick (2m4f, soft) there weeks ago; visor (tried once, well beaten but best form) returns.

50/1

0

5

8th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

12:45 Warwick

Alkajack

11st 8lb

J: Will Featherstone

T: Clare Hobson

midfield, slow jump 2nd, towards rear with one circuit to go, detached and struggling before 11th

33/1

Form: 0-

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Three-time Flat winner didn't jump well when tailed-off on hurdling debut; enormous improvement needed.

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3

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 2f 185y

16:50 Downpatrick

Mille Miglia

11st 5lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: C A McBratney

towards rear, headway after 2 out, keeping on when sprawled on landing and unseated last

50/1

7th

12

(15)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Mille Miglia

9st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: C A McBratney

Regressive mare has been soundly beaten on AW lately up to this trip and needs much more.

20/1

4th

6

(4)

3rd Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 56y

Class 6

17:25 Newcastle (AW)

Mille Miglia

8st 13lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: C A McBratney

in touch with leaders in centre of group

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dual winner in France where he was Group 3-placed as a 2yo; check the market for clues on hurdle/stable debut.

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20th

18

(7)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Curragh

My Kurkum

9st 4lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A J Martin

Dual winner in France where she had one good run on heavy; mild promise a couple of times last summer and her mark is now one that looks exploitable at some stage this year.

20/1

12th

14

(9)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

My Kurkum

8st 10lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A J Martin

prominent, briefly led after 1f, raced in second after 2f, led again before halfway, joined over 2f out, headed when weakened over 1f out, eased inside final 110yds

28/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Six-time Flat winner makes a belated start over hurdles but is best watched.

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13th

6

(12)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Fox Leicester

9st 8lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: John M Burke

Six-time winner, including twice over C&D; running over hurdles without success since the summer; capable of going well off this mark.

12/1

Form: 80-

Last run: 239 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Some promise on the first of two bumper starts last year; can only be watched on return/hurdles debut.

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12th

5

(17)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Dugort Bay

9st 8lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Paul Stafford

No sign of ability in bumpers/hurdles; tailed off at the Curragh on her only Flat start.

200/1

14th

1

(8)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 0y

14:32 Curragh

Dugort Bay

9st 9lb

J: James Ryan

T: Paul Stafford

slowly away, in rear throughout, tailed off

200/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

First reserve; mild promise in two points' but will have to improve plenty on rules debut.

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6th

10

24th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 110y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Ar Aghaidh

11st 1lb

J: Mr S Cavanagh

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

in touch with leaders, mistake 9th, prominent before 10th, disputed lead 3 out, lost position when weakened before 2 out

14/1

8th

12

27th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:00 Sligo

Ar Aghaidh

10st 11lb

J: Mr S Cavanagh

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

Only five finishers in the maiden point in which she was fourth; struggled in maiden hurdle outings at Punchestown and Limerick in May.

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Second reserve; little sign of ability in points' and passed over.

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14th

2

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Glas Acres

12st 0lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Frank John Hayes

Showed ability on first two hurdle runs but then got stuck in the mud last time, tailed-off; this better ground will suit and one to consider on handicap debut.

9/1

Form: 5090-9

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Third reserve; some promise in bumpers but well beaten in two maiden hurdles and passed over.

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3rd

10

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:20 Fairyhouse

Mikita

10st 13lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

in touch with leaders early, not fluent 3rd, left in second when hampered by faller 5th, not fluent 3 out, lost second home turn, soon no extra, weakening when mistake last

50/1

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Lahinch Three, Glas Acres, Mikita

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Payout
Exacta €26.00
Straight Forecast €19.10
Trifecta €79.00

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