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

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

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

(Won)

  • Win: £91.70
  • Place: £12.50

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

First reserve; second foal; dam well held in bumper, half-sister to bumper/useful 2m4f-2m5f hurdle winner Pere Blanc and 3m hurdle winner Behindthelines; unsold for 7,500euros as a 3yo; best watched.

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6th

2

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

15:40 Punchestown

Barry Lyndon

11st 12lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Course 2m maiden winner on debut last May on good-to-yielding; halfway faller at Down Royal in March on return from 227-day absence; satisfactory run in fourth in a 2m4f Fairyhouse handicap; others better suited by the race conditions.

20/1

4th

2

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:00 Fairyhouse

Barry Lyndon

11st 12lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Punchestown maiden winner on debut last May on much quicker ground; halfway faller on return from 227 day absence at Down Royal a fortnight ago, ground concerns here.

16/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 24-1

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Just 1-8 in points' but improved in bumpers, winning on third start in that sphere at Downpatrick last time; has to be respected on hurdling debut.

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3rd

5

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 31y

19:20 Ballinrobe

Extrapolation

11st 12lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Richard John O’Brien

prominent, led after 1st, joined 5 out, pushed along and ran on well after 2 out, ridden when headed run-in, soon no chance with winner

9/2

5th

6

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:15 Down Royal

Extrapolation

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Richard John O’Brien

Point and bumper winner also won twice over hurdles last year; not bad efforts in defeat off a mark of 125 the last twice and should be capable of running respectably on chasing debut.

10/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 46-3

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Flat winner has run fine races in three maiden hurdles, including when 3/4l behind The Mediator at Down Royal last time; there shouldn't be much between them today.

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12th

9

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 94y

15:40 Punchestown

Sign From Above

11st 11lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

Won a Galway Flat handicap last August and beat the useful Antrim Coast in a Navan maiden hurdle in September; fifth in a handicap hurdle at Chepstow in October; a long way below his best here in February and pulled up at Gowran the same month; better ground will help.

25/1

OUR TIP

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Three-time turf Flat winner in France ran a fine race in a Sligo handicap on recent debut for this yard; tongue-tie on for hurdles debut and considered.

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6th

17

(9)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

En Or

8st 11lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: A J Martin

Won a 1m6f handicap at Fairyhouse last summer; ran okay in a couple of maiden hurdles and could be interesting if the market speaks positively.

16/1

7th

5

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Fairyhouse

En Or

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: A J Martin

towards rear, headway after 3 out, in touch with leaders before 2 out, weakened approaching last

10/1

5th

4

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 150y

14:17 Navan

En Or

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: A J Martin

Three-time Flat winner in France; added to his score in a 1m6f Fairyhouse rated contest last summer on good; fair hurdles debut previously when never-nearer fourth in Punchestown maiden; pulled up with a slipped saddle at Down Royal last Sunday; handles soft but possibly not suited by heavy.

14/1

Form: 2

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Dual AW winner in UK for Andrew Balding outran his 28-1 price when second in a Clonmel maiden hurdle on recent stable debut; should have improved from that and be a major player today.

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17th

4

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

14:30 Punchestown

Napper Tandy

12st 0lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

Flat winner in Britain with limited experience over hurdles; ran a fine race after almost a year off when a close third in a Ballinrobe maiden hurdle two weeks ago; more needed but unexposed over flights and would not be a shock if he was competitive.

14/1

Form: 00-

Last run: 86 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Won on the Flat at Gowran last month; showed some ability on second hurdling start at Naas in February and is capable of running a decent race.

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5th

7

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 100y

17:20 Wexford

Rockview Roman

11st 11lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Three-time Flat winner; easily best display over hurdles so far on handicap debut at Sligo last month; further progress is on the cards.

6/1

2nd

7

10th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 185y

18:35 Sligo

Rockview Roman

11st 9lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

soon midfield, mistake 4th, headway when bit short of room and switched left after 2 out, ran on and went second run-in, no match for winner

14/1

Form: 3/25-2 BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Bumper winner in 2021 showed his best form over hurdles on third start when runner-up at Down Royal last time, just in front of Sign From Above; should have improved from that return to action and make a bold bid today.

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4th

6

(7)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

15:55 Navan

The Mediator

10st 1lb

J: W J Lee

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, headway 3f out, in touch with leaders when not clear run repeatedly from over 2f out, kept on when in the clear and went fourth inside final furlong, nearest finish

4/1

3rd

8

(1)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Thurles

The Mediator

10st 3lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Gordon Elliott

Debut bumper winner (soft) and twice placed in maiden hurdles; encouraging enough return on the flat at Gowran last month when staying-on third over 1m6f on quicker ground and place claims again.

11/2

Form: 6P/

Last run: 512 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Twice disappointed in bumpers for Joseph O'Brien in 2021, though had an excuse on debut; needs a market check on return for top yard.

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7th

2

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Colonel Bellew

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Six-race maiden but some promise in maiden hurdles; would need to be a better chaser to have a say.

20/1

7th

5

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 143y

18:20 Ballinrobe

Colonel Bellew

11st 6lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Forward steps the last twice, latterly beaten under 8l in a Downpatrick maiden (2m2f) won by an odds-on stablemate; interesting handicap debutant.

11/2

3rd

3

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

15:15 Downpatrick

Colonel Bellew

11st 4lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

midfield

12/1

20/1

Form: 5484-F

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Maiden showed ability in seven bumper starts and when fourth in a Wexford maiden hurdle; capable of running well if bouncing back from a Kilbeggan fall.

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11th

3

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Toor Moon

11st 13lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Ms M Flynn

midfield

7/1

Form:

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed in two points and didn't run badly in a Down Royal hurdle on rules debut; has to improve plenty.

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5th

3

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 100y

Class 5

15:00 Ayr

Kilkee Royal

11st 11lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Jamie Albert Sloan

Irish raider; raced too freely and never really got involved when 33-1 for handicap debut at Sedgefield (2m1f, good) in October; considered only if much stronger in the betting here.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Fell on recent point' debut and will likely improve for this rules bow.

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11th

11

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 180y

15:15 Punchestown

Some Bro

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: B R Hamilton

Fell on recent point' debut and will likely improve for this rules bow.

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Winner of 1-6 in points' and will have to improve plenty for rules debut.

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9th

7

11th Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 140y

16:30 Punchestown

I See You Now

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: D M Christie

Only 1-6 in points and at 66-1 he was tailed off in a 2m maiden hurdle here; 3m should suit better but still opposable.

66/1

12th

4

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 180y

15:15 Punchestown

I See You Now

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: D M Christie

Winner of 1-6 in points' and will have to improve plenty for rules debut.

25/1

200/1

Form: 8989-F

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Well-held on all rules starts and passed over.

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9th

9

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 180y

13:35 Down Royal

Kalsman

11st 4lb

J: Alex Harvey

T: Liam Lennon

midfield on inner, weakened before 2 out

100/1

200/1

Form: 00-9

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Little sign of ability in three starts and passed over.

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0

8

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 176y

13:55 Clonmel

Tomannie

11st 4lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: S Michael Millar

Little sign of ability and passed over today.

100/1

Form: 0-

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Poor Flat sort was well beaten on hurdles debut and can't be fancied.

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7th

7

(1)

12th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:15 Laytown

Knock Flyer

11st 7lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: D J Barry

Limited maiden who has been tailed off over hurdles this year.

66/1

15th

7

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 180y

15:15 Punchestown

Knock Flyer

11st 12lb

J: Richard Condon

T: D J Barry

Poor Flat sort was well beaten on hurdles debut and can't be fancied.

200/1

12th

5

20th Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 0y

16:15 Kilbeggan

Knock Flyer

11st 12lb

J: Richard Condon

T: D J Barry

took keen hold, midfield

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Third in a Dromahane maiden point' recently but will have to find plenty of improvement on rules debut.

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16

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 180y

15:15 Punchestown

Valiant Star

11st 12lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Third in a Dromahane maiden point' recently but will have to find plenty of improvement on rules debut.

50/1

Form: 08-

Last run: 80 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Second reserve; well beaten in two maiden hurdles and will be of more interest in handicaps.

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0

12

21st Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 100y

18:58 Wexford

Smallcashprize

10st 13lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

didn't always jump with fluency, in rear, detached 7th, mistake 8th, soon ridden and weakened, tailed off when pulled up 10th

100/1

15th

17

10th Jun 2023

Good

2m 6f 0y

13:55 Punchestown

Smallcashprize

11st 12lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

Poor form so far hurdling, unseating early the last twice.

100/1

12

4th Jun 2023

Good

2m 2f 59y

14:20 Kilbeggan

Smallcashprize

11st 5lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

No sign of ability; 200-1 when unseated at the second in a 2m3f maiden at Limerick nine days ago.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Third reserve; maiden is rated 54 on the Flat and is of limited appeal on hurdling debut.

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2nd

7

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 115y

16:35 Tipperary

Fair Damsel

10st 13lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Richard Brabazon

midfield, headway after 3 out, switched right 2 out, not fluent last, kept on well final 110yds, went second towards finish

33/1

6th

4

(13)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:35 Galway

Fair Damsel

9st 7lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Richard Brabazon

Charity race winner at the Curragh, effectively presented with the race and the form is hardly meaningful; however, her race-fitness probably helped when she finished second at Gowran a fortnight ago; closely matched with Tortured Soul on that running; definite chance.

4/1

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Payout
Exacta €15456.00
Straight Forecast €2081.00
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

The Mediator

TOPSPEED:

Sign From Above

The Irish Sun:

Napper Tandy

POSTDATA:

The Mediator