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www.roscommonracecourse.ie Opportunity Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 0f 46y
  • 18 runners
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www.roscommonracecourse.ie Opportunity Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £22.90
  • Place: £4.30

Form: 86

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

77-rated maiden on Flat in Britain; ran okay in first two hurdles but beaten 40l+ both times.

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Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

73-rated maiden for Willie McCreery, placed over 1m4f; picked up for E23,000 in the autumn; market will be interesting.

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12th

2

1st Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:23 Cork

Mercury Mission

11st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Michael John O’Connor

led, headed but prominent halfway, weakened before 3 out

9/1

7/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 45P58-

Last run: 106 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in Tipperary maiden on hurdling bow last year and some fair runs since; off since February and 94-rated gelding starts out for new yard.

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9th

4

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 37y

18:40 Bellewstown

Mr Globalist

11st 10lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S Slevin

prominent in chasing group, lost position when not fluent 4 out, no extra from 3 out

8/1

4th

10

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

18:19 Tramore

Mr Globalist

10st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S Slevin

Not short of experience but on the flip side, struggling to get the job done; that said, has claims in such a modest contest on the pick of his form and if the first-time cheekpieces can bring about some improvement, he should go well.

11/2

7th

8

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

18:10 Kilbeggan

Mr Globalist

10st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S Slevin

towards rear, mistake 6th, some headway 2 out, kept on approaching last, never dangerous

9/1

OUR TIP

Form: U-2

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Bit of promise until unseating on debut before 3l second of seven at Perth; dam fair hurdler over 2m4f/2m5f and might want further but leading contender.

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12

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:45 Navan

Knocknacree

11st 4lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Robert Widger

in rear, reminder after 4th, weakened after 3 out, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out

20/1

14th

7

21st Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Limerick

Knocknacree

11st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Robert Widger

towards rear of midfield

12/1

Form: 0029-0 BF

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; second off 92 in Wexford novice handicap but well held both starts since.

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12th

10

(13)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 50y

17:35 Cork

Nemean

8st 12lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: A J Martin

Placed twice for Johnny Murtagh in 2022 and been hurdling since; on a fair mark but absent since last summer and looks yard second-string.

16/1

Form:

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Well bred ex-Gosden inmate; 40s, too keen and weakened to finish last in Down Royal bumper.

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6th

9

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 46y

17:48 Roscommon

Gulfam

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Well bred ex-Gosden inmate; 40s, too keen and weakened to finish last in Down Royal bumper.

50/1

13th

4

1st May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 180y

17:05 Down Royal

Gulfam

11st 10lb

J: Mr T Hamilton

T: John Joseph Hanlon

took keen hold, in touch with leaders on inner, prominent after 4f, pushed along and weakened from 3f out

12/1

Form: 7

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Modest on the Flat in Britain (rated 58); not shamed in mid-field on hurdling bow at Tramore after 290 days off but good bit more needed.

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No Results Found

Form: 54

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Showed promise on Flat last year (placed in 7f maiden at Galway); tailed off in novice company so far over hurdles and probably one for handicaps.

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15th

16

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Ruby Jules

11st 4lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Maiden hasn't been seen since last September but has a squeak on her best form if ready to go.

22/1

10th

8

(14)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

14:00 Bellewstown

Ruby Jules

9st 1lb

J: Chloe Byrne

T: Paul John Gilligan

towards rear

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Galileo gelding unplaced in seven starts on the Flat since coming from William Haggas' yard; first taste of hurdling.

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13th

1

(6)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

General Idea

10st 1lb

J: James Ryan

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Sole win came in a 7f Laytown claimer; has run okay in a couple of 1m4f contests here in recent weeks, disappointed in a 1m2f claimer last time.

10/1

7th

2

(16)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

General Idea

10st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

soon pressed leader, weakening when edged left over 1f out

4/1

5th

1

(6)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

General Idea

10st 2lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

midfield, keeping on when short of room 1f out, kept on, not reach leaders

33/1

Form: 000

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Beaten miles all three starts over hurdles; makes no appeal.

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Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

63-rated maiden for William Haggas, best around 1m2f on fast ground; bought for 23,000gns in the autumn; closely related to Mark Of Gold who has won six times over hurdles for Gary Moore.

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14th

14

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

15:20 Navan

I Am The Sea

11st 0lb

J: Richard Condon

T: P M Cloke

0-8 on the level for William Haggas and shown very little over timber so far including handicap debut latest.

50/1

6th

6

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Tramore

I Am The Sea

11st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: P M Cloke

midfield

33/1

Form: 9-7

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Speedily-bred but shaped like he wanted further when beaten 19l by older rivals in decent Listowel maiden a week ago; won't need to improve much to contend for in-form yard/jockey.

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12th

2

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 46y

17:48 Roscommon

Akaabir

11st 7lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Speedily-bred but shaped like he wanted further when beaten 19l by older rivals in decent Listowel maiden a week ago; won't need to improve much to contend for in-form yard/jockey.

12/1

7th

15

5th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:50 Listowel

Akaabir

11st 7lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

midfield, pushed along after 3 out, kept on from 2 out

66/1

17

(18)

23rd May 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

18:40 Gowran Park

Akaabir

10st 1lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

First reserve; mild promise in C&D maiden last month but beaten long way in similar contest latest; hard to fancy on handicap debut; unplaced at Roscommon on Monday.

Form: P

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Camelot gelding from small Mayo yard; pulled up on debut at Punchestown; will need more time.

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10

14th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:00 Cork

Augeron

11st 5lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: Fergal Birrane

towards rear

66/1

13th

3

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 46y

17:48 Roscommon

Augeron

11st 7lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Fergal Birrane

Camelot gelding from small Mayo yard; pulled up on debut at Punchestown; will need more time.

100/1

1

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 180y

14:15 Punchestown

Augeron

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Fergal Birrane

First foal; dam placed 1m 2yo/1m2f AW (RPR 76), half-sister to French 2m3f-2m7f hurdle/chase winner Capodimonte and French 2m1f hurdle winner Cerisaie; by a leading Flat sire who is capable of siring smart jumps winners; worth a market check; tongue-tie on.

14/1

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Homebred is first foal of a mare who is closely related to Gold Cup winner Synchronised and 2m4f jumps winner Fourball, half-sister to 2m5f/2m6f hurdle winner Cross The Flags; market a guide.

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14th

7

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 46y

17:48 Roscommon

Drombanna Boy

11st 7lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: E Bolger

Homebred is first foal of a mare who is closely related to Gold Cup winner Synchronised and 2m4f jumps winner Fourball, half-sister to 2m5f/2m6f hurdle winner Cross The Flags; market a guide.

20/1

18

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 120y

18:20 Tramore

Drombanna Boy

10st 13lb

J: Niall Moore

T: E Bolger

Third reserve; First foal; dam placed in 2m hurdle, closely related to top-class staying chaser (Gold Cup winner) Synchronised and 2m4f jumps winner Fourball, half-sister to 2m5f/2m6f hurdle winner Cross The Flags; superb staying pedigree and one to watch if getting a run.

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

First reserve; Dawn Approach gelding; dam half-sister to pair of hurdle winners.

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10th

9

11th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 50y

17:20 Punchestown

Silent Dawn

11st 3lb

J: Mr S Cavanagh

T: Adrian Murray

took keen hold early, soon steadied and dropped to midfield, towards rear halfway, detached 3f out, soon eased, tailed off

50/1

Form: 7-

Last run: 155 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

7s, well beaten in Naas bumper on soft ground in January; bred to appreciate a sounder surface and not ruled out on hurdling bow.

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5th

1

(4)

7th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 136y

16:50 Clonmel

Boots And Jeans

9st 9lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Henry De Bromhead

towards rear, some headway 3f out, no impression 2f out

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Ocavango gelding unloved at the sales despite very decent pedigree (half-brother to useful jumper Chemical Energy); best watched.

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6

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:05 Down Royal

Let Them At It

10st 13lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Half-brother to talented staying chaser Chemical Energy; tailed off in a bumper at Tipperary on debut; hood and tongue-tie on now.

50/1

13th

6

6th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

20:30 Tipperary

Let Them At It

11st 10lb

J: Mr E Finegan

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

prominent

16/1

12

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 46y

17:48 Roscommon

Let Them At It

11st 7lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Ocavango gelding unloved at the sales despite very decent pedigree (half-brother to useful jumper Chemical Energy); best watched.

33/1

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Non-runners

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Payout
Exacta €2376.00
Straight Forecast €1401.70
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Knocknacree

The Irish Sun:

Boots And Jeans

SPOTLIGHT:

Akaabir

POSTDATA:

Knocknacree