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20:00 Bellewstown

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Bar One Racing Bet @10 Get @50 Sign Up Offer Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £7831.86
  • 3m 0f 0y
  • 9 runners
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Runners: 11 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.00
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 27/10-

Last run: 72 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 122

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced winning hurdler who contested a strong race on his handicap debut at Punchestown in April and duly struggled; can be given another chance at this level, especially after last week's Flat win at the Curragh; rain not welcomed.

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9th

3

18th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 208y

Class 2

14:55 Cheltenham

Dartan

11st 9lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

Had a fruitful summer with two wins on the Flat (2m/2m1f) and two over hurdles (3m/2m4f); all those were on good or good to yielding, whereas he was well beaten in his three Irish runs on soft or heavy, so that's the worry.

14/1

12th

5

(12)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Dartan

9st 8lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Matthew J Smith

Dual-purpose sort had been in good form over the summer, winning twice over 2m on the Flat and twice over hurdles; below form on soft last time; might find this trip a bit sharp.

9/1

12th

22

(23)

24th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 165y

16:10 Curragh

Dartan

9st 4lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Matthew J Smith

prominent, went second after 2f, led 4f out

66/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 25-321 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Still early days and won a Punchestown maiden (2m7f, good) as he liked a month ago; brings plenty of potential into handicaps but may need goodish ground.

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1st

3

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 80y

18:40 Tipperary

Easy Fella

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

jumped well, held up in rear, headway 5th, pressed leader 11th, led before 5 out, pushed along and went clear before 2 out, eased run-in, impressive

5/2

2nd

1

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

2m 6f 110y

14:45 Thurles

Easy Fella

11st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Had picked up plenty of hurdling experience, including a second behind What Path at Tipperary before winning a Punchestown maiden last June; second to a well-handicapped rival in a 3m event at Bellewstown in July; formerly with Ray Cody, made a good start for this stable when beating subsequent handicap winner Mint Boy over 2m7f here five weeks ago.

4/1

16/1

  • Place: £6.00

Form: 58-5U0 C

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Won his maiden over 2m4f here last summer and some handicap promise afterwards; will be glad to see the back of fences and he's unexposed over this far.

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6th

3

1st Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 54y

17:40 Galway

Pale Blue Dot

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

in touch with leaders early, jumped slightly left 4th, lost touch after 5th, no impression

50/1

5th

11

21st Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 180y

15:05 Killarney

Pale Blue Dot

10st 4lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Back to something like his best when third of nine behind Dartan 13 days ago but hard to see him reversing that form and he's not been the most consistent of late.

8/1

Form: 415FP- BF

Last run: 142 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Maiden winner who ran okay in a Leopardstown handicap next time; jumping has let him down over fences the last twice but of interest back hurdling.

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10th

2

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 181y

16:15 Ballinrobe

Conna Cottage

11st 13lb

J: Mr A D Bustin

T: C Byrnes

Won a Clonmel maiden hurdle last December and some decent runs in defeat since; moved to this yard after being 4th in a Sligo claiming hurdle last time; of interest.

6/1

2nd

6

10th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 185y

17:05 Sligo

Conna Cottage

11st 0lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Gavin Cromwell

Clonmel maiden winner on soft ran okay on last month's comeback in 3m Bellewstown handicap; not one to rule out off a handy weight given his rider's claim.

11/2

4th

8

8th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Bellewstown

Conna Cottage

11st 0lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Maiden winner who ran okay in a Leopardstown handicap next time; jumping has let him down over fences the last twice but of interest back hurdling.

16/1

Form: 59-047

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Signs more encouraging since coming down the weights, especially when fourth at Wexford (3m) on his penultimate run; Sligo's extended 3m1f perhaps a stretch last time.

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6th

3

27th Jul 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

19:35 Limerick

Junior Alliance

11st 11lb

J: E Walsh

T: Thomas Gibney

Seems to have found his level ratings-wise having run a lot better in two of his last three starts; 3m seems fine and should handle the conditions.

8/1

5th

15

8th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Bellewstown

Junior Alliance

10st 10lb

J: E Walsh

T: Thomas Gibney

Signs more encouraging since coming down the weights, especially when fourth at Wexford (3m) on his penultimate run; Sligo's extended 3m1f perhaps a stretch last time.

16/1

7th

1

13th Jun 2023

Good

3m 1f 96y

19:43 Sligo

Junior Alliance

12st 4lb

J: Mr D McGill

T: Thomas Gibney

took keen hold, prominent, led 2nd, headed and raced in second 3rd

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 50-6PF CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 12st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 128

Form & Verdict

Looked in control of matters when falling late on at Kilbeggan (3m, good) 19 days ago; obvious claims if in the same form again, though he needs good ground.

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4th

10

12th May 2024

Good

3m 2f 0y

16:30 Killarney

Macgiloney

10st 9lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Better-known as a seven-time hurdles winner; over three years since the second of his two wins over fences; shaped quite well at Wexford on his first run after a winter break but that was a veterans' chase (closely matched with Cavalry Master) and this is more demanding.

14/1

3rd

4

25th Apr 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 100y

18:52 Wexford

Macgiloney

11st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Hasn't won over fences for more than three years and struggled over timber at Galway when last seen; likely to need this.

7/1

Form: 403-13 BF

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Clearcut winner of a 2m6f good-ground Killarney maiden and was bang there in a 3m1f handicap at Cartmel next time; running well and she's on the shortlist.

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7th

12

8th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Bellewstown

Mary Cassatt

10st 12lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Clearcut winner of a 2m6f good-ground Killarney maiden and was bang there in a 3m1f handicap at Cartmel next time; running well and she's on the shortlist.

10/1

3rd

2

27th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 83y

Class 3

17:05 Cartmel

Mary Cassatt

12st 0lb

J: Mr Alex Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Close third in 16-runner Kilbeggan handicap (2m3f, good to yielding) last month and came clear in good style to win Killarney maiden (2m6f, good) by 6l 12 days ago; moves up in trip again today; could still have more improvement to come.

2/1

1st

9

15th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 50y

16:55 Killarney

Mary Cassatt

10st 13lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: John C McConnell

jumped right on occasions, midfield, headway when pushed along before 3 out, keeping on when ridden before 2 out, led before last, ran on

4/1

Form: 1250-P CD

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Wants goodish ground but conditions weren't too testing when pulled up over fences last time; this is more his scene and easy to make a case on his 3m form as a hurdler; hood is a first.

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5th

9

12th May 2024

Good

3m 2f 0y

16:30 Killarney

Hascoeur Clermont

10st 9lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Won at Galway last October on eighth start over fences and followed up in a competitive 3m1f handicap at Cheltenham; those wins were achieved on heavy and soft and he later failed on good ground in valuable 3m handicaps at Ascot and Doncaster.

16/1

0

13

27th Jan 2024

Good

2m 7f 214y

Class 1

15:15 Doncaster

Hascoeur Clermont

10st 8lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Lost his first eight chases but came good at Galway in October (heavy) and followed up in a competitive 3m1f handicap at Cheltenham (soft); should have been fine on the good ground at Ascot (3m) two days before Christmas but he dropped away up the straight; he's better than that.

18/1

Form: 36P0-3 C

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Both wins have been on good ground and on good to yielding she was a 6l third at Punchestown last month; first-time cheekpieces go on and respected granted suitable conditions.

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0

12

6th Aug 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

14:20 Galway

Country Queen

10st 13lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Both wins have been on good ground and trip-versatile on her ground; poor Bellewstown effort in first-time cheekpieces but headgear persisted with; won't want too much rain.

14/1

9th

9

8th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Bellewstown

Country Queen

11st 0lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Both wins have been on good ground and on good to yielding she was a 6l third at Punchestown last month; first-time cheekpieces go on and respected granted suitable conditions.

8/1

3rd

7

11th Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 140y

17:00 Punchestown

Country Queen

11st 0lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Gordon Elliott

Won a bumper and Kilbeggan maiden hurdle on good ground last summer; both recent efforts have been on slower ground when well held in handicaps so this looks more suitable.

20/1

Form: 440-U4 BF

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

No wins in 12 but has flashes of useful form in bumpers and over hurdles; likely contender off this mark despite failing favourite backers in latest maiden.

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0

3

10th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 80y

19:05 Sligo

Attaboyarchie

11st 4lb

J: Miss E J Sweeney

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

prominent, pressed leader after 2nd, not fluent 4 out, mistake 3 out, 1 length second when mistake and unseated 2 out

5/1

5

8th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Bellewstown

Attaboyarchie

11st 4lb

J: Miss E J Sweeney

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

No wins in 12 but has flashes of useful form in bumpers and over hurdles; likely contender off this mark despite failing favourite backers in latest maiden.

8/1

4th

1

31st May 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:00 Wexford

Attaboyarchie

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

led, not fluent 6th, not fluent 3 out, ridden and headed before 2 out, no extra when switched right approaching last, lost third towards finish

6/1

Form: 81/07-

Last run: 233 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

With Ben Harvey claiming 5lb he's effectively off the same mark as for his Downpatrick win in March of last year (2m3f, good); latest Clonmel effort on testing ground wasn't too bad, though that was 233 days ago.

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5th

1

27th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

14:55 Perth

Andys Flame

12st 0lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Yet to make any further progress since winning 15-runner Downpatrick handicap (2m3f, good) in March and still needs to prove he's fully effective on soft ground but was placed on his last two appearances (2m7f/2m4f) and his trainer has a very good strike-rate in Britain.

11/2

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Non-runners

Peaches And Cream, Attaboyarchie, Glenquin Castle, Andys Flame, Eco Pete, Fiveaftermidnight, Hot As Pepper, Clifftop, Dorans River

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Payout
Exacta €117.00
Straight Forecast €108.50
Tricast €1262.60
Trifecta €4022.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Easy Fella

SPOTLIGHT:

Attaboyarchie

TOPSPEED:

Junior Alliance

The Irish Sun:

Dartan

POSTDATA:

Easy Fella