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FBD Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 6f 13y
  • 17 runners
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FBD Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

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8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.50
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 94760-

Last run: 61 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Record of 1-20 over hurdles; not a bad run at Leopardstown in March but then fared less well at Naas; not without hope if bouncing back.

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

4th

2

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:15 Clonmel

Iridescent

11st 10lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Jonathan Fogarty

didn't always jump with fluency, led at slow pace, faced challenge home turn, headed and weakened before 2 out

7/4

2nd

2

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 111y

18:45 Galway

Iridescent

11st 10lb

J: Mr J W Hendrick

T: Jonathan Fogarty

held up in rear, in touch with leaders 9th, prominent when raced wide after 3 out, disputed lead before 2 out, led clearly when ridden after last, headed but kept on well towards finish, no match for winner

9/4

1st

6

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 170y

19:15 Wexford

Iridescent

11st 10lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Jonathan Fogarty

Posted his best hurdle effort when winning off 95 at Ballinrobe in May and followed up with a career best chase success; not as good over hurdles since though and might find this trip on the sharp side.

7/1

16/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 8089-6 C

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 6lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

The winner of five hurdles and two chases but a 12yo now and life seems to have got tougher.

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

5th

9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

19:20 Downpatrick

Ciankyle

11st 0lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: P Cluskey

soon chased clear leader, lost second 4th

25/1

12th

9

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:40 Tramore

Ciankyle

11st 4lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: P Cluskey

Veteran on a long losing run and hard to fancy although drying ground would be in his favour.

14/1

5th

9

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 110y

16:10 Downpatrick

Ciankyle

11st 4lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: P Cluskey

Veteran a winner here back in the day but hasn't won in nearly two years; opposable.

12/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 0070-

Last run: 281 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Beaten 20l in his only handicap as a hurdler at this venue last August; has been running well in points and could have an each-way chance.

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

8th

11

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

19:10 Tramore

Tuff Days

11st 7lb

J: Mr C J Shine

T: Michael Barry

Record of 1-7 in points; plenty of good runs in defeat over hurdles but has fallen in two of his last three and that hardly bodes well now making debut over regulation fences.

25/1

0

8

23rd Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 98y

19:40 Sligo

Tuff Days

11st 0lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Michael Barry

led narrowly or disputed lead, headed when weakened after 3 out, dropped to midfield when fell 2 out

11/2

6/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 0457-4

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Is 0-11; was in first-time cheekpieces when a staying-on fourth over 3m1f at Cork the last time (yielding); not sure to be ideally served by this sharper test but at least comes here on the back of a positive performance.

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Verdict Starting price

3rd

9

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

16:20 Limerick

Duffys Getaway

10st 9lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

held up in rear, headway before straight, kept on after last, went third towards finish, not reach leaders

10/1

4th

4

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Duffys Getaway

11st 4lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Won back to back handicaps earlier in the winter and has shot up the handicap since; however, performed creditably when 2nd off 102 at Fairyhouse in January; didn't jump well on chasing debut last time but has a squeak if restored to his best.

17/2

8th

4

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 176y

14:40 Thurles

Duffys Getaway

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Progressive staying handicap hurdler this season, winning 3m contests at Fairyhouse and Punchestown and good placed efforts at former venue; appeared held by the handicapper on latest and now switches to fences; would prefer further.

13/2

Form: 8573-6

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Won a maiden point in April before finishing down the field in a beginners' chase at Downpatrick; there has been some promise over hurdles and this is her handicap debut.

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5th

11

10th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 188y

Class 5

18:20 Sedgefield

Fairland

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Chris Grant

Ex-Irish maiden; bettered inauspicious stable debut when very respectable fifth here (2m1f, soft) in November but was well beaten over that trip here in January; tongue-tie now added; not the most obvious answer.

25/1

5th

6

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

15:07 Sedgefield

Fairland

10st 10lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Chris Grant

Won mares' maiden point in Ireland last April and ran okay when fifth over this C&D (soft) last time out, but she needs to produce something extra if she's to post a first rules win; has had wind op since last time.

25/1

5th

6

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

14:20 Sedgefield

Fairland

10st 13lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Chris Grant

Had some form in Ireland but nothing to show for her two runs for current connections.

33/1

Form: 90925-

Last run: 107 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Is 0-12 but very nearly won at Navan (2m4f, soft) on her final run for previous stable and only weakened late on when fifth of 25 runners on her debut for this one at that same venue (2m6f, good to yielding); has races in her.

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Verdict Starting price

2nd

3

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:40 Tramore

Gold Haven

11st 11lb

J: Mr S Cavanagh

T: Paul W Flynn

Placed in big-field handicap hurdles over the Christmas period and again last month at Clonmel; Tuesday's Naas run a bit below best but overall in good form and straight into handicap company for chase debut.

7/1

Form: 3073-1 CD

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

None too consistent but he came good over 2m5f here four weeks ago (good to yielding) and the runner-up could frank that form in the opening division of this race; 7lb higher.

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7th

2

30th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 13y

20:00 Ballinrobe

Bugscuffle

11st 10lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Andrew McNamara

None too consistent but he came good over 2m5f here four weeks ago (good to yielding) and the runner-up could frank that form in the opening division of this race; 7lb higher.

9/2

1st

12

2nd May 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 30y

18:48 Ballinrobe

Bugscuffle

11st 3lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Andrew McNamara

midfield, headway after 4 out, joined leaders after 2 out, led narrowly before last, ridden and kept on well run-in

9/1

3rd

8

17th Mar 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:30 Down Royal

Bugscuffle

11st 4lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Andrew McNamara

led, headed but prominent before 1st, led again before 3 out, not fluent and headed 2 out, no extra approaching last

6/1

Form: 000F-0

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

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.

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Verdict Starting price

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.

Form: P3774-

Last run: 222 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

0-9 over hurdles and placed only once; 0-15 as a pointer and looks worth taking on; tries cheekpieces.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

18

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Stellar Symphony

11st 12lb

J: Grace Dorgan

T: Terence O’Brien

Won over 3m+ in September but this looks tough down in trip.

100/1

6th

12

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:37 Clonmel

Stellar Symphony

11st 4lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Terence O’Brien

Belatedly off the mark at Kilbeggan in September and bounced back from a lesser effort when runner-up at Limerick last month; shaped like he may want a step back up in trip.

5/1

Form: 835P0-

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 1lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Reserve; has some okay form but finished tailed off in a Tipperary handicap on stable debut following a break.

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16

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:55 Clonmel

Uppertown Mya

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear, brief headway when mistake 2 out (usual 3 out), soon weakened, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out

25/1

13th

19

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

14:30 Navan

Uppertown Mya

10st 0lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

0-14 and showed very little last year; new yard; off 183 days.

50/1

Form: 0098-9

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Point winner who is 0-8 under rules and he was 33-1 when always behind in Bugscuffle's race here earlier this month.

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0

8

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 0y

13:15 Thurles

Getaway Train

10st 5lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Donal Hassett

Struggling in handicap hurdles when last seen in May; won a maiden point but hard to make a case for him.

20/1

3

30th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 13y

20:00 Ballinrobe

Getaway Train

11st 10lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Donal Hassett

Point winner who is 0-8 under rules and he was 33-1 when always behind in Bugscuffle's race here earlier this month.

33/1

Form: 007-

Last run: 208 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Mid-division finish in her final maiden over hurdles and was beaten 5l on the AW when last seen; could have a race in her.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

12

12th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:25 Kilbeggan

Zahina

11st 2lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: J P Broderick

A 13-race maiden (0-6 over hurdles); struggled on the Flat last two starts but showed a bit more on last month's maiden hurdle start at Sligo when beaten 14l; could build on that back in a handicap.

14/1

9th

4

(4)

4th Aug 2023

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

19:10 Galway

Zahina

9st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: J P Broderick

Shown very little on the Flat and over hurdles so far.

200/1

8th

14

(2)

24th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 4f 126y

19:40 Ballinrobe

Zahina

8st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: J P Broderick

pushed along briefly, soon led

50/1

Form: 000/9-

Last run: 97 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

No worthwhile form in a bumper and three maidens; now returns from another break.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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2

13th Jun 2023

Good

2m 1f 133y

17:28 Sligo

Ardfert Mary

11st 7lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: John Patrick Ryan

held up in rear

20/1

10

30th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 13y

20:00 Ballinrobe

Ardfert Mary

11st 3lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: John Patrick Ryan

No worthwhile form in a bumper and three maidens; now returns from another break.

50/1

Form: 0/700/

Last run: 713 days

W: 10st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

In front when falling five out in his latest point (0-5); beaten in the region of 25l in his two handicaps over hurdles so has to improve.

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13

30th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 13y

20:00 Ballinrobe

Fair Day

10st 13lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: G Hassett

In front when falling five out in his latest point (0-5); beaten in the region of 25l in his two handicaps over hurdles so has to improve.

20/1

Form: /P/0-0

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Has offered very little in his handicaps thus far and was 50-1 or bigger for all of them.

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0

11

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 182y

17:40 Sligo

Shackleton Island

10st 10lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: I Madden

Either pulled-up or tailed off in eight starts since 2020; reported to have burst blood vessels at Galway last time; can be left out of calculations.

33/1

9th

6

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 54y

18:15 Galway

Shackleton Island

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: I Madden

Either pulled-up or tailed off in seven starts since 2020; can be left out of calculations.

100/1

Form: 55P0-9

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

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8th

12

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 31y

19:20 Ballinrobe

Coco Lightning

11st 5lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: Thomas P O’Connor

led, bad mistake and headed 1st, soon prominent, weakened after 4 out

100/1

4th

5

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

17:20 Killarney

Coco Lightning

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: Thomas P O’Connor

Maiden was a long way behind Ceanndana over hurdles at this track in July and has plenty to find on chasing debut.

25/1

11th

9

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:35 Killarney

Coco Lightning

11st 8lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Thomas P O’Connor

10-race maiden ran okay in soft-ground Galway maiden and ran above her handicap mark (upped 2lb as a result) when third in 2m4f Wexford maiden early this month on better ground; not one to rule out.

15/2

Form: /00P-8

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

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1

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

17:20 Tramore

A Fortune Out West

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear, bad mistake 6th

9/1

18

30th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 13y

20:00 Ballinrobe

A Fortune Out West

11st 10lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Gordon Elliott

8th

1

12th May 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Kilbeggan

A Fortune Out West

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Gordon Elliott

Point' winner; shown very little in four starts under Rules; off 116 days; opposable back down in trip.

20/1

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Non-runners

Lough Na Fooey, Coco Lightning, A Fortune Out West

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Payout
Exacta €1292.00
Straight Forecast €1409.00
Tricast €10869.40
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Gold Haven

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Bugscuffle

The Irish Sun:

Gold Haven

POSTDATA:

Bugscuffle