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Follow Kilbeggan Races On Facebook Opportunity Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

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  • 3m 0f 100y
  • 19 runners
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Follow Kilbeggan Races On Facebook Opportunity Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.40
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 09/853 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 9lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Five-time winner but losing run since 2019; missed all of 2022 but has shown signs he retains ability this year; each-way claims.

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8th

13

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 219y

12:15 Thurles

Dorans River

10st 10lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Veteran has enjoyed a new lease of life this year, winning three of his five races (all over hurdles) between June and September; poor display at Listowel when race may have come too soon after Ballinrobe win; has limited chasing experience; did not jump well here late last month, well held by Toofareastiswest on that running.

14/1

5th

7

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 0y

13:15 Thurles

Dorans River

10st 8lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Veteran has enjoyed a new lease of life this year, winning three of his five races (all over hurdles) between June and September; poor display at Listowel when race may have come too soon after Ballinrobe win; has run only five times over fences; form is weak but able to run off 18lb lower than hurdles mark.

8/1

6th

11

20th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Dorans River

10st 5lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: P J Rothwell

Teenager has been rejuvenated lately, winning three of last four, including when arriving late to win at Ballinrobe 5 days ago; 7lb penalty to carry but has to be considered.

9/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 707-82

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Improved in recent starts and career best when runner-up at Tramore 16 days ago; progress on the cards now up in trip handicapping.

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7th

7

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Emily In Paris

11st 8lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: D E Fitzgerald

Improving mare; added to her Killarney maiden winner when landing a handicap at Sligo; did okay off her revised mark at Ballinrobe last time and is a likely contender here.

11/2

5/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 6177-4

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark at Clonmel in December; step back in the right direction when fourth of 14 at Tramore earlier this month; likely improver for this new trip and one for the shortlist.

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3rd

4

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:10 Tramore

Hard Target

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: David Harry Kelly

Disappointing in his latest hurdle but consistent up until then and there are winning chasers in the family.

25/1

12/1

  • Place: £5.70

Form: 698-2P

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Promising effort when beaten 2l at Clonmel last month; pulled up subsequently but possible improver over this new trip.

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No Results Found

Form: 32U90- C

Last run: 130 days

W: 10st 13lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Is 1-28 over hurdles; hit the frame in a couple of starts this winter but lost her way subsequently; can go well fresh so not ruled out despite 130-day absence.

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5th

14

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:43 Kilbeggan

Esthers Marvel

10st 13lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: David Kenneth Budds

Is 1-28 over hurdles; hit the frame in a couple of starts this winter but lost her way subsequently; can go well fresh so not ruled out despite 130-day absence.

50/1

11th

16

19th Feb 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:55 Punchestown

Esthers Marvel

11st 12lb

J: Tessa Condon

T: David Kenneth Budds

Modest handicap hurdler-chaser and an unlikely scorer here.

66/1

OUR TIP

Form: 6417P- D

Last run: 169 days

W: 11st 13lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Improved last term and got her head back in front at Limerick in November before losing her way; feasibly treated back up in trip on return; off 169 days.

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5th

12

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 193y

16:50 Thurles

Well Polly

10st 2lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Miss J M Lee

2-29 over hurdles, suited by 3m; never better than fourth in seven outings in 2023; hard to fancy; in rear on chase debut at Cork in January.

20/1

8th

12

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:32 Cork

Well Polly

11st 5lb

J: Daniel King

T: Miss J M Lee

Dual hurdle winner; struggling for form in that sphere of late and she's hard to recommend on chase debut.

50/1

Form: /FP8-0

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Shown very little in seven starts so far including last week's handicap debut.

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9th

16

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

15:05 Killarney

Share The Joy

10st 13lb

J: Richard Condon

T: W J Lanigan

Nothing as yet in handicaps although badly hampered before pulled up at Limerick on latest; hard to fancy all the same.

25/1

0

18

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

18:35 Limerick

Share The Joy

10st 13lb

J: Richard Condon

T: W J Lanigan

Beaten nearly 18l into seventh at Kilbeggan (3m) but that was her best run yet; needs more.

25/1

7th

15

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:43 Kilbeggan

Share The Joy

10st 13lb

J: Richard Condon

T: W J Lanigan

Shown very little in seven starts so far including last week's handicap debut.

50/1

Form: 8000-7

Last run: 48 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Tailed off in six starts so far including handicaps on last two runs.

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0

13

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 6f 120y

12:55 Limerick

Will It Be You

10st 1lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

Largely more miss than hit over hurdles with Wexford second in August only run of any real substance; plenty to prove now on debut over fences with ground far from ideal as well; weak betting proposition.

33/1

0

12

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:00 Tramore

Will It Be You

11st 1lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

Chased home an easy winner over 3m at Wexford in August; not so good when tried in cheekpieces at Killarney.

14/1

Form: 650-65

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

An 11-race maiden but arrives on the back of a pair of career best efforts; looks feasibly treated back in a handicap and one to consider.

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9th

6

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:43 Kilbeggan

Cool Legacy

11st 7lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Colin Motherway

An 11-race maiden but arrives on the back of a pair of career best efforts; looks feasibly treated back in a handicap and one to consider.

7/1

5th

5

10th Jun 2023

Good

2m 6f 0y

13:55 Punchestown

Cool Legacy

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Colin Motherway

Respectable efforts in Limerick maiden and Gowran handicap last the winter but not progressing and hard to see her featuring in a major way.

20/1

16

31st May 2023

Good

2m 1f 100y

18:30 Wexford

Cool Legacy

11st 7lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: Colin Motherway

Respectable efforts in a Limerick maiden hurdle and a Gowran handicap hurdle during the winter; not consistent enough to be a betting proposition at this stage; second reserve.

Form: 0-00

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

First reserve; 10-time Flat winner but shown nothing in three runs over hurdles; handicap debut.

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10th

17

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:43 Kilbeggan

Singing The Blues

11st 13lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: E McNamara

First reserve; 10-time Flat winner but shown nothing in three runs over hurdles; handicap debut.

11th

1

15th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

17:25 Killarney

Singing The Blues

11st 12lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Ten wins from 50 starts on the level; some promise in his hurdle bow at Ballinrobe on debut for this yard but tailed off back at that venue earlier this month; looks up against it.

12/1

10th

4

2nd May 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 139y

17:18 Ballinrobe

Singing The Blues

11st 12lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: E McNamara

Ten-time Flat winner for Rod Milman in Britain; tame hurdles debut over C&D last month however and probably best watched for now.

40/1

Form: P0P4-3

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

A 20-race maiden but back to something like his best when third of 15 at Ballinrobe last month; only nudged up 1lb and should go well.

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2nd

16

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Silverstrand

10st 13lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: John C McConnell

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders before 3 out, went second after last, kept on, no match for winner

8/1

7th

11

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 170y

17:35 Downpatrick

Silverstrand

11st 0lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

No win in 14 hurdle starts but solid runs at Naas (3m) and Ballinrobe (2m6f) earlier this year; questions to answer after being tailed-off at Kilbeggan since.

10/1

Form: /S/0-0

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 13lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Point winner but shown little under rules so far; bit to prove.

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12th

13

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:43 Kilbeggan

Desertmore Glen

10st 13lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Denis Leahy

Point winner but shown little under rules so far; bit to prove.

50/1

12th

12

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 30y

19:50 Tramore

Desertmore Glen

11st 0lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Denis Leahy

Off for a year before well beaten in a Limerick handicap hurdle a year ago and not seen since; cheekpieces tried here but easy to pass over.

50/1

15th

9

26th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:00 Limerick

Desertmore Glen

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Denis Leahy

14/1

Form: 208-00

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Shown nothing in two runs for new yard; step back up in trip will help and has become well treated but has a bit to prove.

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7

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:43 Kilbeggan

Double Jubilee

11st 4lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: J G Murray

Shown nothing in two runs for new yard; step back up in trip will help and has become well treated but has a bit to prove.

20/1

10th

8

13th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:08 Sligo

Double Jubilee

11st 2lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: J G Murray

towards rear

20/1

18

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 46y

18:18 Roscommon

Double Jubilee

11st 8lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: J G Murray

Second reserve; second over 3m1f at Ballinrobe last year; well beaten on yard debut at Limerick.

Form: 4823-6

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

A 14-race maiden and her best efforts have come at 2m; in reasonable form at present but doesn't look well treated on recent evidence.

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No Results Found

Form: 98P/0-

Last run: 106 days

W: 11st 1lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

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

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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: 993-04

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

15-race maiden; ran okay over fences on chase debut at Clonmel 10 days ago; each-way claims if he builds on that.

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16

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:43 Kilbeggan

Whip Whitaker

10st 13lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

15-race maiden; ran okay over fences on chase debut at Clonmel 10 days ago; each-way claims if he builds on that.

6/1

4th

8

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 6f 169y

20:30 Clonmel

Whip Whitaker

11st 0lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

midfield

33/1

Form: 0690-0

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; struggled since switching to handicaps and hard to recommend.

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12th

16

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

14:40 Listowel

Flemenora

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Mrs Y Dunleavy

Gave her rider a hard time at Galway; unruly at start, raced keenly and hung badly before running out; not a big price then; could go well if more amenable.

12/1

0

17

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 55y

17:05 Galway

Flemenora

10st 13lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Mrs Y Dunleavy

unruly beforehand, ducked sharply left start, took keen hold, soon in touch with leaders, prominent before 3rd, went second 4th, led before 6th, hung left and jockey looked to be having difficulties when pulled up before 9th

20/1

18

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:43 Kilbeggan

Flemenora

10st 13lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Mrs Y Dunleavy

Second reserve; struggled since switching to handicaps and hard to recommend.

Form: 5/49-F

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 13lb

11 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; fell on recent return and now 0-13 under Rules.

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0

11

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:12 Kilbeggan

Ask Dee

10st 13lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Paul W Flynn

held up in rear, ridden and struggling before 8th, eased and pulled up with one circuit to go

25/1

8th

11

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

18:35 Ballinrobe

Ask Dee

10st 13lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Paul W Flynn

towards rear, not fluent 1st

20/1

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Non-runners

Cassidys Girl, Flemenora, Ask Dee

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Payout
Exacta €1044.00
Straight Forecast €1012.00
Tricast €8223.70
Trifecta €5156.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Hard Target

POSTDATA:

Silverstrand

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Hard Target

The Irish Sun:

Hard Target