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Good To Yielding

Join Us For Summer In Town Mini Festival Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 3f 80y
  • 19 runners
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Join Us For Summer In Town Mini Festival Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

100/30 (Won)

  • Win: £1.90
  • Place: £1.02

Form: /045-3 BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Could do with settling better but still finished third of 15 (2m5f, good to yielding) at Ballinrobe and there's a race in her off this mark.

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5th

10

11th Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 140y

17:00 Punchestown

Hanoi Jane

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: T M Walsh

Comfortably got off the mark in a 2m3f handicap here (good to yielding) and that was only her second run in a tongue-tie; up 8lb but looks progressive and there's stamina in her pedigree.

11/4

1st

4

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

16:45 Punchestown

Hanoi Jane

11st 8lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: T M Walsh

travelled strongly, towards rear of midfield early, in touch with leaders 6th, prominent 4 out, led after 2 out, soon clear, not fluent last, ridden out

100/30

3rd

8

2nd May 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 30y

18:48 Ballinrobe

Hanoi Jane

11st 8lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: T M Walsh

took keen hold, in touch with leaders early, lost position when mistake 2nd, went second before 4 out, lost position after 2 out, switched left and ridden after last, no extra towards finish, no match for first two

11/2

10/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: U1450-

Last run: 78 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

The last-gasp winner of a heavy-ground 2m4f Wexford handicap in October; not disgraced afterwards after his rise in the weights and he probably failed to stay 3m last time; could feature in a first-time tongue-tie.

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0

13

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

19:18 Tramore

Loup De Tallane

11st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Eoin Griffin

towards rear, detached 5th, pulled up before 3 out (usual 4 out)

10/1

5th

2

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:35 Killarney

Loup De Tallane

12st 0lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

Last-gasp winner of heavy-ground 2m4f Wexford handicap in October and back to that level of form when last seen in similar Punchestown contest in late May, chasing home a clear-cut winner on decent ground; cheekpieces now added to tongue-tie worn on latest.

7/1

20/1

  • Place: £6.10

Form: 0550F-

Last run: 96 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

A 14-race maiden; twice ran well in October but has soon reverted to modest mode and was well held when falling last time out.

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7th

14

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

18:35 Ballinrobe

Nomadic Star

10st 13lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: L Young

in touch with leaders

20/1

6th

14

13th Aug 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 165y

16:40 Downpatrick

Nomadic Star

10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: L Young

towards rear, headway after 3 out, in touch with leaders when ridden after 2 out, hit last, no extra run-in

14/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 58042-

Last run: 111 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner who is 0-16 over hurdles but did finish second at Ayr (2m, soft) in February; seems to prefer those softer conditions.

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4th

4

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 70y

20:00 Down Royal

Kinnegad Lad

11st 8lb

J: Daire McConville

T: Stephen McConville

Losing run goes back to a Musselburgh bumper success in 2020; however, performed with credit in two races at Ayr at the start of the year and it was an encouraging return from a four-month break at Punchestown last week when fourth of 16; has struggled over this sort of trip previously though.

4/1

4th

10

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

16:45 Punchestown

Kinnegad Lad

11st 2lb

J: Miss A McGuinness

T: Stephen McConville

Bumper winner who is 0-16 over hurdles but did finish second at Ayr (2m, soft) in February; seems to prefer those softer conditions.

10/1

2nd

9

1st Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:35 Ayr

Kinnegad Lad

10st 9lb

J: Daire McConville

T: Stephen McConville

prominent, niggled along 2 out, ridden and chased winner approaching last, no extra run-in

16/1

Form: 5503P-

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Only just missed out over 2m4f (yielding) here in February when making her handicap debut; followed it with a poor run but still early days for this mare and she could bounce back.

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4th

1

12th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 180y

15:55 Killarney

Costanuci

11st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John Queally

Winner of three of her last six races in handicap hurdles before a winter break, the first of them off a modest 89; second off 112 at Thurles in November; may need chasing experience.

8/1

2nd

4

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 106y

15:15 Thurles

Costanuci

11st 2lb

J: Neil Ryan

T: John Queally

Has won three of her last five, the first of them off 89; handled testing ground when winning under this rider at Clonmel and may well have more to offer.

9/2

1st

6

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 181y

15:05 Clonmel

Costanuci

11st 10lb

J: Neil Ryan

T: John Queally

held up in rear, headway on near side of group 3 out, challenging when raced wide before 2 out, led narrowly when ridden approaching last, ran on towards finish

7/2

Form: 779-

Last run: 121 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Is 0-4 in points and tailed off in three maiden hurdles from 2m to 3m; may do better now handicapping but his best trip remains open to debate.

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8th

16

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Rewrite The Script

11st 2lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Matthew A Daly

towards rear

10/1

Form: 62000- C

Last run: 54 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

No worthwhile form since finishing second at Fairyhouse (2m4f, soft) in November and blinkers look a cry for help.

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9th

7

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

Robindevidastar

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Two good runs in defeat when hitting the crossbar twice around the turn of the year; lesser effort latest at Thurles but he's the type to bounce back and can't be ruled out in a weak handicap.

3/1

11th

12

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 88y

16:23 Thurles

Robindevidastar

10st 12lb

J: Miss J Walton

T: P J Rothwell

Knocking on the door again this winter and another solid run at Clonmel last time where heavy ground help him bring stamina into play; same mark and should be in the mix again.

4/1

OUR TIP

Form: /1008- C

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 8lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Remote eighth in the La Touche here last month and chasing is more his thing; remains a maiden over hurdles and leaving it late to put that right.

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10th

9

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

16:35 Tipperary

Alpha Male

11st 1lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Peter Maher

Dual chase winner was soundly beaten over hurdles and fences lately and needs a fair bit more off 3lb lower.

16/1

5th

6

10th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:05 Punchestown

Alpha Male

10st 11lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: Peter Maher

Veteran won 2m5f handicap here just over a year ago (good) off 95 and fair effort here over hurdles last month; can't be ruled out.

10/1

8th

2

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

16:45 Punchestown

Alpha Male

11st 8lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Peter Maher

Remote eighth in the La Touche here last month and chasing is more his thing; remains a maiden over hurdles and leaving it late to put that right.

33/1

Form: 4P/8-7

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Appeared to be finding his level when beaten under 7l in a 2m handicap at Limerick in February of last year but hasn't built on that and he only recently returned from a year off (beaten 26l).

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12th

13

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 170y

17:35 Downpatrick

Happy Dancing

10st 13lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Liz Doyle

Showed some winning potential last year but soundly beaten off lowly marks over hurdles this year and not easy to fancy.

33/1

0

15

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

16:35 Tipperary

Happy Dancing

10st 6lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Liz Doyle

Maiden over hurdles has been well beaten in that sphere lately and doesn't hold much appeal on chasing debut.

28/1

9th

13

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

16:45 Punchestown

Happy Dancing

10st 13lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Liz Doyle

Appeared to be finding his level when beaten under 7l in a 2m handicap at Limerick in February of last year but hasn't built on that and he only recently returned from a year off (beaten 26l).

14/1

Form: /0F00- BF

Last run: 72 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Found to be coughing after third handicap start at Limerick last time (tailed off); still has a lot to prove.

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1st

8

10th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 116y

14:52 Naas

Quornofamonday

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: J P Dempsey

raced in second 2nd

8/1

9th

4

29th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Quornofamonday

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: J P Dempsey

Up 7lb in total for solid placed efforts in last three handicaps (2m/2m4f), favourite each time; goes well through his races, slight stamina query stepping back up to this trip but should be thereabouts.

3/1

Form: 854P-5 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Sole win came in 2m3f Downpatrick handicap in 2021 off 7lb higher; the ground would have been plenty soft enough for her when a keeping-on fifth when returning from a break at Clonmel; possibilities.

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0

13

21st Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:50 Killarney

Westernerona

10st 7lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Garrett James Power

Record of 1-23 over hurdles; never involved on chasing debut at Tipperary last time over approx' 2m4f and needs to improve plenty on that.

20/1

6th

13

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

16:35 Tipperary

Westernerona

10st 8lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Garrett James Power

Regressive over hurdles in the last year and makes belated chasing debut; has to find a spark again to get involved.

20/1

9th

8

17th Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 60y

14:55 Downpatrick

Westernerona

11st 7lb

J: Mr P J Cody

T: Garrett James Power

in touch with leaders, not fluent 2nd

8/1

Form: 4P/2P-

Last run: 361 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Longstanding maiden who has tried chasing and has been absent since running surprisingly well in a 1m7f Flat maiden at Leopardstown nearly a year ago; hard to know what form he'll be in on this belated return.

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11th

6

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

20:19 Tramore

Mezyan

11st 0lb

J: Miss F Leaney

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Modest jumper; relatively surprising run when fourth at Leopardstown on second Flat start but hard to fancy; rider 0-15.

33/1

8th

9

21st Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 0y

20:30 Kilbeggan

Mezyan

10st 11lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: John Joseph Hanlon

towards rear

16/1

7th

6

10th Jun 2023

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 5

16:35 Bangor-on-Dee

Mezyan

11st 2lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Maiden after 26 starts; some of his form, notably a second at Limerick in May last year, point to his chance but he was tailed off at Punchestown on recent return from 11 months off; stable also runs Fireworks.

8/1

Form: 708-

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Best maiden effort came on debut when beaten 21l at Fairyhouse (2m3f, soft/heavy); needs a market check ahead of his handicap debut.

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5

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

16:45 Punchestown

Belper

11st 6lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

Best maiden effort came on debut when beaten 21l at Fairyhouse (2m3f, soft/heavy); needs a market check ahead of his handicap debut.

12/1

8th

7

17th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:45 Tramore

Belper

11st 4lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

Soundly beaten in two maiden hurdles and likely to do better in handicaps after this.

33/1

1

5th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Leopardstown

Belper

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Paul Nolan

Soundly beaten in two maiden hurdles and likely to do better in handicaps after this.

66/1

Form: 909P-

Last run: 96 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced but will need to hurdle better than when pulled up on his handicap debut at Clonmel (2m, soft; 33-1).

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8

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

16:45 Punchestown

Roguey

11st 5lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

Lightly raced but will need to hurdle better than when pulled up on his handicap debut at Clonmel (2m, soft; 33-1).

33/1

10

16th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:50 Clonmel

Roguey

11st 7lb

J: Richard Condon

T: W J Lanigan

Soundly beaten in a trio of maiden hurdles; best watched on his handicap debut.

40/1

9th

11

28th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:20 Limerick

Roguey

11st 4lb

J: Richard Condon

T: W J Lanigan

Tailed off both starts so far at huge odds.

200/1

Form: P880P-

Last run: 71 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Decidedly minor form in her five maidens and a leap of faith needed to make any case on her handicap debut.

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16

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Stradbally Village

11st 0lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

prominent, disputed lead from 4th, led narrowly after 6th, headed after 8th, not fluent 9th, soon weakened gradually, dropped to rear before 3 out, slow jump 3 out, soon pulled up

33/1

15

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 70y

17:08 Cork

Stradbally Village

10st 10lb

J: Miss M O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

didn't jump with fluency, in rear on inner, weakened 4 out, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out

33/1

Form: 0/0P8-

Last run: 32 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

No closer than 20l in his four handicaps (2m-3m) and clearly needs to step up.

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10th

12

10th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 191y

19:43 Roscommon

He Aint Heavy

10st 13lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Francis J Flood

raced in second and pressed leader, lost second before 6th

50/1

14

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

16:45 Punchestown

He Aint Heavy

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Francis J Flood

No closer than 20l in his four handicaps (2m-3m) and clearly needs to step up.

33/1

8th

14

21st Apr 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:40 Kilbeggan

He Aint Heavy

10st 13lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Francis J Flood

Nothing yet in handicaps and hard to see him having an impact.

25/1

Form: F/P9P- D

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 9lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

First reserve; losing run goes back over two years and has shown little these past 12 months; tries blinkers.

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13th

4

30th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 13y

19:30 Ballinrobe

Shes Commanche

11st 9lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Adrian Murray

Losing run goes back over two years and hasn't shown much for a while now; blinkers a cry for help.

33/1

17

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

16:45 Punchestown

Shes Commanche

11st 9lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Adrian Murray

First reserve; losing run goes back over two years and has shown little these past 12 months; tries blinkers.

17

20th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 0y

17:50 Kilbeggan

Shes Commanche

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Adrian Murray

towards rear

Form: 98P/0-

Last run: 79 days

W: 11st 1lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; well held in a handicap chase on his return from a year out; opposable.

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9

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:43 Kilbeggan

West Is Best

11st 1lb

J: E Walsh

T: Adrian Sexton

Losing run goes back to a chase success in March 2021; well held over fences when last seen and off another 106 days.

25/1

18

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

16:45 Punchestown

West Is Best

11st 1lb

J: Mr H E Sexton

T: Adrian Sexton

Second reserve; well held in a handicap chase on his return from a year out; opposable.

11th

9

5th Mar 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:35 Wexford

West Is Best

11st 5lb

J: Alan King

T: Adrian Sexton

midfield

33/1

Form: 7P9/0-

Last run: 168 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; winning pointer; not had much racing under rules and makes handicap debut; latest defeat was over fences.

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11th

13

9th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:40 Tipperary

Intersky Sunset

11st 3lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

A stone higher than for her win at Gowran in November (2m4f, heavy) and latest defeat was in a claimer; worth a go over this far as she's won points, but probably has little margin for error off this mark

12/1

5th

3

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 152y

16:00 Clonmel

Intersky Sunset

11st 8lb

J: Mr J M Fennell

T: Declan Queally

Running fairly consistently over timber since winning at Gowran off 84 in November; pulled up over fences latest; tough ask on these terms.

12/1

6

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 90y

16:58 Navan

Intersky Sunset

10st 9lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

Left previous chase form behind when fourth on her first handicap start over the larger obstacles at Tramore in November; running okay in defeat from higher hurdle mark since and not ruled out.

9/2

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She's Commanche, West Is Best, Intersky Sunset

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Payout
Exacta €199.00
Straight Forecast €238.10
Tricast €3902.70
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Selections

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Hanoi Jane

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Hanoi Jane

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Hanoi Jane

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Hanoi Jane