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

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

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

2/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.70
  • Place: £1.40

Form: /000-2

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

A 17-race maiden who has had a few trainers but it was an encouraging start for this one when going close at Clonmel (2m3f, soft); finished well there in the new hood and the winner had gone close the time before; strongly considered.

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15

(7)

15th Jun 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 0y

20:30 Leopardstown

Reflectionist

8st 11lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

1st

2

26th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:15 Limerick

Reflectionist

11st 11lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent 4 out, challenging on inner when edged left and bumped rival before 2 out, soon led, clear approaching last, easily

Evs

1st

8

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Reflectionist

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

A 17-race maiden who has had a few trainers but it was an encouraging start for this one when going close at Clonmel (2m3f, soft); finished well there in the new hood and the winner had gone close the time before; strongly considered.

2/1

16/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: S0/7P-

Last run: 307 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Pulled up over fences when last seen knocking on a year ago so there are wellbeing issues, but he's only 2lb higher than for his Navan win in June 2021 and Rachael Blackmore is booked.

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5th

5

5th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 137y

Class 5

16:00 Huntingdon

Nasee

11st 3lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: John Joseph Hanlon

prominent, weakened after 3 out

9/2

6th

7

4th Jul 2023

Good

2m 6f 7y

Class 4

19:40 Stratford

Nasee

10st 13lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Successful in handicaps on the Flat and over hurdles; respectable efforts in 2m3f handicaps at Punchestown the last twice and this is a better trip for him.

3/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 13650-

Last run: 72 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Is 0-14 over hurdles but she was a Tramore handicap chase winner last summer on good ground and there's nothing wrong with her mark.

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Verdict Starting price

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

10/1

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 00048-

Last run: 119 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Ran quite well on his chase debut two starts back but was tailed off next time and now returns to hurdling for his new yard; others safer.

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Verdict Starting price

7th

17

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 122y

19:08 Ballinrobe

Bidentime

10st 8lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Noel G Hynds

First reserve; encouraging return (backed) on debut for this yard when beaten under 10l at Punchestown but she barely went a yard at Sligo; cheekpieces could help.

12th

13

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 194y

16:20 Sligo

Bidentime

11st 1lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Noel G Hynds

in rear throughout

4/1

4th

11

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Bidentime

11st 1lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Noel G Hynds

Ran quite well on his chase debut two starts back but was tailed off next time and now returns to hurdling for his new yard; others safer.

10/1

Form: 285/0-

Last run: 32 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner who has been placed over hurdles in maiden company; making her handicap debut now but she ran very moderately after a spell on the sidelines.

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5th

6

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 35y

13:05 Thurles

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10st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Useful staying handicap hurdler at a modest level; twice out of the money since winning over 2m7f at this venue in October; no appeal in this grade on only her second run over fences; unseated rider at the third at Killarney last August.

100/1

6th

7

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:08 Limerick

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10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Hurdles form improved as she stepped up in trip, winning a 2m7f handicap hurdle at Thurles in October; not so effective dropped back to this trip at the same venue last month; others preferred.

8/1

6th

6

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 106y

15:15 Thurles

More Info

10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: Miss Shauna Larkin

Won over 2m7f here a fortnight ago and stamina will be at a premium if the expected rain comes; 7lb higher mark.

15/2

Form: 8000-

Last run: 118 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

No surprise that she's struggled in maidens given the winners of those races but it hardly bodes well that she failed to finish either of her points; handicap debut.

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0

19

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Outdoor Mozzy

10st 13lb

J: Miss P Elvin

T: P J Rothwell

Not beaten far off this basement mark on her last few starts; likely to run well again but needs to find more to score.

12/1

4th

17

14th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:20 Naas

Outdoor Mozzy

11st 5lb

J: Miss P Elvin

T: P J Rothwell

Not beaten far off this basement mark the last twice under this rider and can be involved again but more needed to score.

8/1

6th

15

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 13y

14:40 Thurles

Outdoor Mozzy

10st 13lb

J: Miss P Elvin

T: P J Rothwell

Best effort so far saw her finish 7l behind Destivelle when third of 15 over C&D a fortnight ago; trainer having an excellent season.

10/1

Form: 58/6-7

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

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

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Verdict Starting price

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: /0655-

Last run: 142 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Possibilities on her near-7l sixth at Fairyhouse (2m7f, soft) in November but below that level since and has something to prove on this sort of ground.

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6th

13

12th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 5f 150y

16:55 Tramore

Haveuseentherain

11st 5lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: S G Walsh

Maiden is rated just 80 over hurdles and can't be fancied.

33/1

9th

16

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:15 Gowran Park

Haveuseentherain

11st 0lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: S G Walsh

Never in the first four, managed two remote fifth placings last season; despite poor record has sometimes attracted a little market support; has usually run over further; hard to fancy at this stage.

16/1

8th

16

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

18:05 Ballinrobe

Haveuseentherain

10st 13lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: S G Walsh

15-race maiden who ran okay at Punchestown before pulling up at Kilbeggan (3m); not the hardest to oppose.

25/1

Form: P9/BP-

Last run: 314 days

W: 11st 5lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Seen little action in recent times and has suffered two non-completions since returning from a lengthy break; others appeal more.

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No Results Found

Form: 09080-

Last run: 87 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Early promise in bumpers; struggling over hurdles - in handicaps on last three starts - but conditions should be a positive for one who can take a keen hold; not dismissed.

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Verdict Starting price

10th

2

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Bella Union

11st 8lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Early promise in bumpers; struggling over hurdles - in handicaps on last three starts - but conditions should be a positive for one who can take a keen hold; not dismissed.

5/1

5

11th May 2023

Soft

2m 3f 25y

19:18 Clonmel

Bella Union

11st 8lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Early promise in bumpers but continues to struggle over hurdles, in handicaps on last three starts; may want better ground.

16

5th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 180y

17:40 Downpatrick

Bella Union

11st 1lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: John C McConnell

Reserve; early promise in bumpers but continues to struggle over hurdles, in handicaps on last three starts.

Form: 070PP-

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Has shown very little in her three handicaps at odds from 66-1 to 125-1.

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0

18

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 194y

16:20 Sligo

Midnight Fortune

10st 13lb

T: Noel C Kelly

towards rear of midfield, mistake towards rear 4 out

11th

16

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Midnight Fortune

10st 13lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Noel C Kelly

Has shown very little in her three handicaps at odds from 66-1 to 125-1.

100/1

14

16th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 70y

15:25 Tramore

Midnight Fortune

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

Has struggled so far and no improvement for handicaps in her last two runs; tough ask.

50/1

Form: 27002-

Last run: 79 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Ten-race maiden but returned to form when chasing home a capable horse at Leopardstown (2m4f, yielding) and probably has less on her plate here.

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No Results Found

Form: P0F0P- D

Last run: 71 days

W: 10st 13lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

A winner for Willie Mullins in 2018; faced an impossible task last time from a long way out of the weights but still easy to take on.

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13th

13

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Force Of Forces

10st 13lb

J: John Shinnick

T: I Madden

A winner for Willie Mullins in 2018; faced an impossible task last time from a long way out of the weights but still easy to take on.

33/1

11

13th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 216y

16:15 Thurles

Force Of Forces

10st 0lb

J: John Shinnick

T: I Madden

led narrowly, headed but prominent before 3rd

100/1

Form: 9000F-

Last run: 215 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

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.

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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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16/1

Form: 0380-

Last run: 112 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Standout effort was her third in a maiden at Limerick (soft) in November; there could be some improvement lurking now into handicaps.

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Verdict Starting price

9th

9

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:00 Kilbeggan

Hot Shimmer

10st 13lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: L Young

Stand-out effort came in Limerick maiden hurdle when third but still not good enough form to be involved here; hasn't progressed in three starts since and difficult to see her involved.

100/1

15th

3

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Hot Shimmer

11st 8lb

J: Tommy Brett

T: L Young

Standout effort was her third in a maiden at Limerick (soft) in November; there could be some improvement lurking now into handicaps.

16/1

13th

6

31st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:32 Limerick

Hot Shimmer

11st 7lb

J: Tommy Brett

T: L Young

In rear in a bumper here last month; 7l to find with Hi Ski on previous hurdles run over C&D.

14/1

Form: 000P-

Last run: 63 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Nothing in maidens and was pulled up in a claiming hurdle at Clonmel; has a lot to prove, but cheekpieces are tried on handicap debut and this will be his first time on this ground.

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7

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Ivoir Borget

11st 4lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Liz Doyle

Nothing in maidens and was pulled up in a claiming hurdle at Clonmel; has a lot to prove, but cheekpieces are tried on handicap debut and this will be his first time on this ground.

14/1

12

21st Mar 2023

Heavy

2m 2f 112y

13:55 Clonmel

Ivoir Borget

10st 8lb

J: Sarah Kavanagh

T: Liz Doyle

Tailed off in three maiden hurdles and would appear to be of little account.

50/1

17th

4

11th Mar 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Ivoir Borget

11st 12lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Liz Doyle

Dan is a half-sister to the great Sprinter Sacre; no sign of ability on his first two runs at Punchestown and Clonmel.

66/1

Form: 883F5/

Last run: 599 days

W: 10st 13lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; had a chance when falling three out at Bellewstown in August 2021 and Gowran next time wasn't too bad a run; could improve for the Byrnes team but has to overcome a long absence.

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4th

16

12th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Tramore

Fortfield Lady

10st 13lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Maiden was beaten 19l here in June after a long absence; has run well at this track in the past and is worth a market check from this yard.

16/1

7th

13

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 175y

19:00 Tramore

Fortfield Lady

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: C Byrnes

0-11; minor promise in handicaps for former yard; market best guide on yard debut after 610 days off.

8/1

18

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Fortfield Lady

10st 13lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Second reserve; had a chance when falling three out at Bellewstown in August 2021 and Gowran next time wasn't too bad a run; could improve for the Byrnes team but has to overcome a long absence.

Form: 08909/

Last run: 513 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; returning from a long absence when pulled up in a point two weeks ago; forgettable form over hurdles.

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10th

7

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 70y

20:00 Down Royal

Harvey Hillstar

11st 7lb

J: Mr D McGill

T: Gary McGill

Shown very little so far and pulled up in a point on return from lengthy absence last month; plenty to prove.

40/1

19

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Harvey Hillstar

11st 1lb

J: Mr O McGill

T: Gary McGill

Third reserve; returning from a long absence when pulled up in a point two weeks ago; forgettable form over hurdles.

12

17th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Down Royal

Harvey Hillstar

11st 4lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: Gary McGill

Little encouragement from his maiden hurdle form and not hard to put a line through.

50/1

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Non-runners

One More Lass, Fortfield Lady, Harvey Hillstar

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Payout
Exacta €630.00
Straight Forecast €761.60
Tricast €6569.60
Trifecta €6159.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

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