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Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

  • Prize money: £6265.49
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 11 runners
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Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.00
  • Place: £2.00

Form: F47-73

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

9lb above the mark he defied for sole success at Wexford (2m) last summer but he wasn't far away at Punchestown last time when tried in a hood; stays this far and very much considered.

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No / Draw
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Verdict Starting price

4th

5

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 1f 160y

15:15 Limerick

Our Bobby

11st 7lb

J: Daniel King

T: John M Burke

July's Bellewstown handicap hurdle win was on good ground but has won on soft; mid-division in a Naas handicap chase on his fencing debut two weeks ago; more needed.

14/1

8th

2

14th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Naas

Our Bobby

12st 0lb

J: E Walsh

T: John M Burke

July's Bellewstown handicap hurdle win was on good ground but has won on soft; no chasing experience.

10/1

Form: 8U-323

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

No wins in ten and looks handicapped about right, but he's been knocking on the door; now tongue tied.

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12th

1

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

17:05 Navan

Hidalgo Des Mottes

12st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Eoin Griffin

String of consistent efforts on goodish ground this summer but yet to get head in front; went closest over 2m4f at Bellewstown but wasn't beaten far when fourth over 2m7f at Roscommon last month.

15/2

3rd

8

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 110y

19:19 Tramore

Hidalgo Des Mottes

11st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Eoin Griffin

Really consistent, unlike most of these, but also anomalous in he's 0-12; possibly not altogether straightforward (cheekpieces retained) but everything looks in place for a big run off the likely pace; yard among winners.

4/1

4th

5

8th Aug 2023

Soft

2m 7f 130y

18:30 Roscommon

Hidalgo Des Mottes

11st 8lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Eoin Griffin

took keen hold, midfield, headway 2 out, disputing second when hung left approaching last, kept on

7/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 420-35 CD

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

6lb higher than when winning a division of this 12 months ago and confirmed himself in decent nick when third at Down Royal last month; needs respecting.

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10/1

Form: 00-020 CD

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Seems to need good ground and ran a solid race in defeat at Down Royal (2m4f) last month; however, fared less well at Punchestown and she's hard to win with at the best of times.

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Verdict Starting price

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

Form: F47-12

Last run: 29 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Bolted up in a 2m5f beginners' chase last month and ran well in a handicap next time when keeping on well over 2m; rated 10lb lower over hurdles and can see him going well.

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0

7

8th Sep 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:50 Kilbeggan

Top Line Tommy

10st 12lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: E J O’Grady

led narrowly or disputed lead, not fluent 4th, lost position 4 out, dropped to rear and pulled up before 3 out

10/1

0

6

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

17:25 Downpatrick

Top Line Tommy

11st 9lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: E J O’Grady

Off the mark on ninth start over fences when wide margin winner over 2m5f at Tramore in June and second in 2m handicap at Clonmel a week later; too keen at Wexford last time where the ground may have gone for him (likes it good).

7/1

Form: 880-83

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Got tired up the hill when third at Downpatrick (2m1f, yielding to soft), his best run yet over hurdles; some of his bumper form reads well and last time is something to build on.

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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: 63/5-8

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Flat winner in UK; went close at Leopardstown last year off a similar mark and has returned with two respectable efforts; should go well.

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0

4

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

18:08 Tramore

Queenie Newall

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Big chance on Leopardstown third to close out two seasons ago; not at that level this year, albeit not disgraced; quite eye-catching she is finally back at 2m; each-way chance.

14/1

7th

5

8th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:30 Bellewstown

Queenie Newall

11st 11lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Flat winner in UK; went close at Leopardstown last year off a similar mark and has returned with two respectable efforts; should go well.

10/1

8th

11

19th May 2023

Good

2m 2f 165y

17:30 Downpatrick

Queenie Newall

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Flat winner in UK; went close at Leopardstown last year and it wasn't a bad return over C&D last month; should have improved from that and a player today.

9/2

Form: 0F00-0 CD

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 9lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Mark continues to fall but for good reason on the evidence of his recent efforts.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

10

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:05 Down Royal

Roi De Dubai

11st 7lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: John C McConnell

2m4f winner here in the past but hasn't win in two years, surprising co-favourite at Bellewstown last time; declining mark and latest support suggests some think he's capable of exploiting it.

10/1

8th

9

8th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:30 Bellewstown

Roi De Dubai

11st 9lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Mark continues to fall but for good reason on the evidence of his recent efforts.

14/1

12th

10

19th May 2023

Good

2m 2f 165y

17:30 Downpatrick

Roi De Dubai

11st 7lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: John C McConnell

Course winner has been soundly beaten the last twice and has to show more even though his mark has dropped plenty.

20/1

Form: 197-96

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Cork bumper winner; beaten under 20l in her two handicaps (3m/2m4f) and needs to find something from somewhere.

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14th

5

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 122y

19:08 Ballinrobe

Cassarina Gold

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Matthew J Smith

Cork bumper winner; beaten between 13l and 17l in her three handicaps and needs to find something from somewhere; perhaps cheekpieces will help.

16/1

9th

11

8th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:30 Bellewstown

Cassarina Gold

11st 7lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

Cork bumper winner; beaten under 20l in her two handicaps (3m/2m4f) and needs to find something from somewhere.

25/1

6th

6

13th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:08 Sligo

Cassarina Gold

11st 9lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

prominent

25/1

Form: 0/000- D

Last run: 254 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner in 2019, since when he's won on the Flat; quiet on the level for this yard and best watched for now.

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10th

17

(15)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Make The Switch

9st 1lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: G A Kingston

Third reserve; tailed off over hurdles last time and struggling on Flat previously.

Form: 1/000-

Last run: 79 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Only win in 22 starts came in a maiden hurdle in October 2021; well held in three handicaps and it's been a similar tale on the Flat this summer.

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4th

2

(3)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Virtual Hug

9st 7lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: Nikki Evans

In good form on AW for this yard winning three Wolverhampton handicaps, the latest a ready win over 1m4f 17 days ago (stays this far); should prove equally effective back on turf and he's not ruled out in current form.

100/30

2

(2)

4th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

16:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Virtual Hug

9st 8lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Nikki Evans

Has enjoyed a consistent winter round here, gaining a second 1m4f success when seeing off seven rivals in an apprentice event on Tuesday; escapes a penalty for that and he's 4lb better off with Black Smoke for a 2l defeat over C&D last month; leading claims if coping with the quick turnaround.

2/1

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Payout
Exacta €380.00
Straight Forecast €447.00
Tricast €1995.80
Trifecta €5174.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Hidalgo Des Mottes

SPOTLIGHT:

Joshua Chamberlain

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Our Bobby

The Irish Sun:

Spoiled Rotten