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BoyleSports Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 4f 80y
  • 16 runners
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BoyleSports Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.70
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 0208-2

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Sole win came on the Flat but posted his best hurdle effort when runner-up (beaten roughly 1l) at Punchestown last week; nudged up 2lb and stamina to prove at this trip but should be in the mix if he sees it out.

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10th

8

(14)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Movie King

9st 10lb

J: Shane Foley

T: A J Martin

C&D winner campaigned mostly over jumps last year, winning a Down Royal handicap hurdle; well beaten in a Ludlow handicap hurdle in November when last seen; capable of a big run.

10/1

6th

1

27th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 5

14:15 Ludlow

Movie King

12st 0lb

J: Mr B M Coonan

T: A J Martin

Won a handicap hurdle over 2m4f at Down Royal (good) this summer and respectable efforts over hurdles and fences since (latterly over 2m7f on yielding to soft); has presumably travelled over from Ireland for this drier ground and could go well.

5/1

4th

8

11th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 60y

16:45 Punchestown

Movie King

10st 12lb

J: Mr B M Coonan

T: A J Martin

towards rear, headway into midfield 6th, keeping on when left in third last, kept on but lost third towards finish

8/1

20/1

  • Place: £4.30

Form: 6000-0 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Eighth beaten 25l in this race last year but won her next outing and she has the benefit of a reappearance run this time around; back below her last winning mark and not ruled out.

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19th

21

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Serpolette

10st 0lb

J: Jake Coen

T: E D Delany

Doesn't win often and now 2-37; hit the frame last time but 8lb wrong for this.

100/1

3rd

17

25th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 195y

14:45 Roscommon

Serpolette

11st 1lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: E D Delany

First reserve; pretty reliable and place chance; one win since August 2020.

7th

11

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

17:05 Bellewstown

Serpolette

11st 2lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: E D Delany

prominent, went second after 5 out

14/1

20/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 31420- D

Last run: 259 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Winner from 6lb lower at Bellewstown last summer and held his form well prior to finishing tailed off at Downpatrick in September; career-best called for and has been off 259 days.

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No Results Found

Form: P000-0

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Struggled since leaving Willie Mullins in 2021 and well held at Tipperary last month; hard to fancy.

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2nd

7

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 3f 100y

18:50 Downpatrick

Attitash

10st 10lb

J: Caragh Monaghan

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

raced in second, led before 2nd, pecked on landing 2 out, headed last, kept on, no match for winner

7/1

4th

2

27th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 4f 20y

Class 5

15:30 Perth

Attitash

11st 7lb

J: Caragh Monaghan

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Clear third in much stronger chase than this at Downpatrick (2m2f, good) last month and switches back to fences after two very respectable hurdle runs; will cope well with the soft ground here; good chance.

11/4

Form: 066-21

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Has left his previous form behind this season, finishing runner-up on handicap debut here last month over 2m1f before getting off the mark with a beginners' chase success a fortnight ago; trip should suit and seems on a good mark.

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0

15

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:55 Listowel

Lakefield Flyer

11st 2lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Second in a handicap hurdle at Down Royal in May before successful chase debut at Downpatrick; failed to reproduce best form in two starts over hurdles before 12l second in a weak handicap chase at Stratford at the beginning of July.

10/1

2nd

2

4th Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 98y

Class 4

20:10 Stratford

Lakefield Flyer

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: John Joseph Hanlon

led narrowly or disputed lead, led clearly 9th, ridden when headed after 2 out, kept on but no match for winner

11/2

33/1

Form: 8260U-

Last run: 64 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Beaten when unseating when last seen over hurdles; struggled on the Flat latest and stamina to prove at this trip.

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13th

14

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

12:48 Down Royal

Lariat

11st 5lb

J: Anna McGuinness

T: J J Lambe

never better than midfield

40/1

11th

11

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:45 Navan

Lariat

11st 3lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: J J Lambe

towards rear

20/1

28/1

Form: UP/P-P

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Really struggling for form since 2021 and pulled up a long way out on yard debut latest; ground in his favour at least.

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0

2

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:47 Kilbeggan

Skol

11st 12lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: J J Lambe

led narrowly, headed but prominent before 3rd

20/1

11th

11

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:05 Down Royal

Skol

11st 7lb

J: Miss A McGuinness

T: J J Lambe

Struggling for form in light campaign in recent years but bit more encouraging here in June when staying on over 2m5f; still a good bit more required.

25/1

25/1

Form: 687-0

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Tailed off in four starts under Rules including handicap debut latest; looks up against it from this mark on handicap debut.

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8th

3

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 80y

19:00 Down Royal

Kelce

11st 13lb

J: Richard Condon

T: C A Murphy

Tailed off in four starts under Rules including handicap debut latest; looks up against it from this mark on handicap debut.

25/1

12th

12

11th May 2023

Soft

2m 3f 25y

19:48 Clonmel

Kelce

11st 7lb

J: Richard Condon

T: C A Murphy

Beaten a fair way in good-class maidens last winter; needs more fluency in his jumping but remains a potential improver now entering handicaps.

8/1

Form: 2P60-5

Last run: 19 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a maiden hurdle at Killarney last summer and it was an encouraging enough return back at that venue last month; entitled to come on for that and should appreciate going back up in trip on handicap debut.

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10

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

12:55 Thurles

Val The Man

11st 12lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Cian Collins

in touch with leaders, not fluent 5th, midfield when fell 8th

25/1

8th

8

18th Jun 2023

Good

2m 1f 65y

16:05 Downpatrick

Val The Man

11st 5lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Cian Michael Collins

Best efforts have come in a pair of Killarney maiden hurdles nine months apart; well beaten in a Down Royal handicap latest and first-time blinkers will need to bring about considerable improvement.

14/1

12/1

Form: 2099-4 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

No wins since her maiden hurdle success nearly two years ago; ran okay when fourth at Tipperary last month and return to this trip should suit; has become well treated.

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14th

12

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 88y

16:15 Thurles

Toor Moment

11st 5lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

Maiden hurdle winner in 2021 on better ground and most of her better form is on goodish ground; best watched on her first run since September.

25/1

10th

5

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:12 Kilbeggan

Toor Moment

11st 8lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

in touch with leaders

20/1

Form: 00P0-

Last run: 90 days

W: 10st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

First reserve; generally struggled over hurdles so far and tailed off on the Flat last month.

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0

1

26th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 5

13:35 Sedgefield

Uberrima Fides

12st 0lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: S R B Crawford

raced wide, in touch with leaders, niggled along briefly before 4th

16/1

12th

11

(14)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Uberrima Fides

9st 4lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: S R B Crawford

midfield

6/1

Form: 73880-

Last run: 64 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Hasn't gone on from a promising debut when fifth behind Marine Nationale; tailed off on handicap debut last time and has a bit to prove.

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5th

6

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 160y

15:50 Downpatrick

Joshua Chamberlain

11st 8lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

Handled testing conditions well when winning readily at Tramore, different ground now unless there is a marked deterioration; form this season has included a third placing over a shorter trip at this venue.

4/1

1st

12

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

19:18 Tramore

Joshua Chamberlain

11st 1lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

held up in midfield, prominent 6th, led 2 out (usual 3 out), not fluent last (usual 2 out), soon ridden and went clear

10/1

5th

12

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 143y

18:20 Ballinrobe

Joshua Chamberlain

11st 1lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

Got tired up the hill when third at Downpatrick (2m1f, yielding to soft) and a late mistake didn't help when beaten 10l at Bellewstown; now 0-10 but running quite well and has each-way claims.

6/1

Form: 8610-B D

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Off the mark from 6lb lower at Gowran (2m4f, good) in September but tailed off at Cheltenham next time and was brought down early on chase debut a fortnight ago; may need this run after that early exit.

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0

10

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

17:05 Bellewstown

Dont Doubt Me

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

midfield

40/1

0

13

8th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:00 Bellewstown

Dont Doubt Me

11st 4lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

The wheels have come off since his Gowran win (2m4f, yielding) and the tongue-tie is now added; reservations.

33/1

9

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 80y

19:00 Down Royal

Dont Doubt Me

11st 5lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Off the mark from 6lb lower at Gowran (2m4f, good) in September but tailed off at Cheltenham next time and was brought down early on chase debut a fortnight ago; may need this run after that early exit.

33/1

Form: 6010-F D BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Won at Sedgefield in October but tailed off at Sligo later that month and fell when favourite for his return/yard debut last month; probably on a good mark and one to consider.

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4th

13

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

I Am Spider Man

11st 6lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

towards rear

12/1

6th

1

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

I Am Spider Man

12st 0lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Won 2m4f Sedgefield handicap hurdle for Noel Kelly in 2022; went closest for his current trainer when third at Kelso in September, poor run in first-time cheekpieces latest; would appreciate better ground.

7/1

Form: 7P50-0

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; out of form and no signs of a revival at Downpatrick last month.

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11th

2

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 55y

17:50 Downpatrick

Gamigin

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Noel C Kelly

towards rear

12/1

15th

3

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

14:30 Down Royal

Gamigin

11st 12lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Noel C Kelly

Much improved to record wins at Ayr and here (2m1f) in December with cheekpieces fitted; solid third off 8lb higher at Leopardstown last month, having travelled well; not sure if this return to 2m4f will suit however.

11/2

OUR TIP

Form: 00777-

Last run: 211 days

W: 10st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; struggled for form since joining this yard and may need this run.

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17

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 80y

19:00 Down Royal

Stander

10st 7lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: R K Watson

Third reserve; struggled for form since joining this yard and may need this run.

7th

11

3rd Nov 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 188y

14:50 Thurles

Stander

11st 2lb

J: Ciaran O’Shea

T: R K Watson

1-30 and sole win came in a maiden hurdle in 2018; tailed off at Gowran latest; blinkers now reached for.

40/1

11

20th Oct 2022

Good

1m 7f 149y

15:45 Thurles

Stander

11st 2lb

J: Ciaran O’Shea

T: R K Watson

Sole win came in a maiden hurdle four years ago; tailed off again last time and hard to recommend at present; blinkers now tried.

25/1

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Non-runners

Cocoplum, Joshua Chamberlain, Gamigin, Stander

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Payout
Exacta €1786.00
Straight Forecast €1298.00
Tricast €12023.30
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Movie King

POSTDATA:

Lakefield Flyer

SPOTLIGHT:

Val The Man

TOPSPEED:

Toor Moment

The Irish Sun:

Movie King