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DecoClip Construction Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 3f 194y
  • 14 runners
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DecoClip Construction Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £18.10
  • Place: £4.20

Form: P69P-6

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Maiden ran surprisingly well from out of the handicap at Ballinrobe in May and a repeat of that run would put her in the mix; soundly beaten on the Flat twice since when facing stiff tasks.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

12

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 194y

16:20 Sligo

Athagabhain

11st 2lb

J: Mr H E Sexton

T: Adrian Sexton

in touch with leaders, went second after 3rd, led before 4th, faced challenge 3 out, pushed along approaching last, ridden out final 110yds

16/1

16th

9

(13)

30th Jun 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

18:40 Curragh

Athagabhain

9st 6lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: Adrian Sexton

took keen hold, prominent, lost ground and midfield after 3f

50/1

6th

10

(7)

4th Jun 2023

Good

1m 4f 210y

17:07 Listowel

Athagabhain

10st 9lb

J: Mr H E Sexton

T: Adrian Sexton

towards rear of midfield

150/1

OUR TIP

14/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 000-09

Last run: 51 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Showed a glimpse of ability in bumpers and maiden hurdles; tailed off in a Tipperary handicap in May and well held in a beginners' chase since; capable of better and market strength would be a positive.

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Verdict Starting price

4th

8

20th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 2f 191y

Class 4

16:25 Haydock

Sean Og

10st 10lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Dianne Sayer

0-14, though only four of those defeats have been for this yard; doesn't look on a great mark and probably wants drier ground.

33/1

8th

6

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 4

14:45 Musselburgh

Sean Og

11st 6lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Dianne Sayer

towards rear

12/1

5th

2

11th Oct 2023

Good

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

15:30 Sedgefield

Sean Og

11st 12lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Dianne Sayer

midfield, headway after 3 out

13/2

20/1

  • Place: £3.90

Form: 06400-

Last run: 150 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Has shown a glimpse of ability in three maiden hurdle runs; market might reveal expectations on handicap debut/return.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

4

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 37y

19:10 Bellewstown

Tea It Is

11st 10lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Vincent Carroll

in touch with leaders

8/1

3rd

4

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

14:40 Downpatrick

Tea It Is

11st 10lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Vincent Carroll

Made a bright start to life in handicaps when third at Sligo, appreciating the step up to 2m4f; not quite as good when sixth over the same trip at Killarney; place possibility.

7/1

6th

8

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:35 Killarney

Tea It Is

11st 10lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Vincent Carroll

Maiden's best effort came on latest when upped to this trip on handicap debut at Sligo 11 days ago, seeing it out well when third (good); progressive and could have more to offer although likely much softer ground here.

12/1

Form: 00/9-9

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Similar efforts both handicap starts which came after a break; beaten 19l on latest at Limerick but can improve and market strength would be telling; reserve in the 7.30 Bellewstown Saturday.

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0

19

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Millies Dream

11st 8lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Fourth at Sligo in July was mildly promising; two much lesser efforts since then; overall form is weak, but is in good hands; first reserve.

13th

8

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

18:05 Ballinrobe

Millies Dream

11st 9lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

On a competitive mark judged on his fourth at Sligo (2m4f, good) and the cheekpieces sported when tailed off at Downpatrick are swiftly removed; could go well.

7/1

Form: P9880-

Last run: 110 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten on soft ground last number of starts and will have to improve for this sounder surface after a break; yard does well at this track.

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1st

5

27th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 1f 110y

14:25 Sligo

Getabelle

11st 10lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Liam P Cusack

midfield early, not fluent 1st, lost position and towards rear of midfield when niggled along briefly before 2nd, headway when pushed along after 3 out, keeping on when mistake last, ridden when ran on run-in, led final strides

7/2

1st

10

15th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Cork

Getabelle

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Liam P Cusack

Second in 18-runner C&D handicap in August but that was on decent ground; twice runner-up in points on easy ground.

11/2

Form: 0000-0

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

No sign of winning potential and difficult to make a case for.

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9th

19

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 46y

15:05 Thurles

Sayitfirst

11st 2lb

T: Darren Collins

Third reserve; won a mares' handicap hurdle at Fairyhouse last month and two solid runs in defeat since.

2nd

12

27th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 1f 110y

14:25 Sligo

Sayitfirst

11st 2lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: Darren Collins

prominent, slightly hampered before 4 out, headway to lead 3 out, clear before 2 out

6/1

4th

5

7th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Fairyhouse

Sayitfirst

11st 6lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Darren Collins

Showed signs of improvement in races at Bellewstown and Navan and came good when beating Banada Bridge here on Monday; the gap between the pair has narrowed from 6lb to 3lb, but there is another aspect to the rematch, since Paddy O'Hanlon is unable to claim this time, while Banada Bridge's rider takes off 4lb; should go close all the same.

100/30

Form: 9/0PP-

Last run: 360 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

In poor form when last seen a year ago and isn't easy to fancy on return.

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0

14

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:50 Fairyhouse

Mooney Boy

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Has had a few tries over this trip, not doing badly at Kilbeggan last month in first-time blinkers; cheekpieces back on here; others more likely but could acquit himself well.

12/1

5th

15

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:47 Kilbeggan

Mooney Boy

11st 0lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear, headway 3 out, kept on from last, never on terms

20/1

8th

15

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 110y

19:49 Tramore

Mooney Boy

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Stable form encouraging; Sligo run was a bit better last month; might be gradually progressive even off 80.

14/1

Form: 4/60-3

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Below form in two starts last winter but returned with an encouraging effort when third at Downpatrick; has a solid shout if building upon that off 1lb higher.

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2nd

8

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

15:30 Clonmel

Natural Breeze

11st 6lb

J: Mr J Dunne

T: P J Rothwell

soon disputed lead, led 1st, headed after 2 out (usual 3 out), disputing second before straight, soon ridden, kept on but no match for winner, finished tired

7/1

Form: 000-2P

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Ran a cracker on return making debut for this yard in a Limerick handicap; reportedly showing signs of being in season when pulled-up at Roscommon since; a player if resuming progress; tongue-tie on.

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Verdict Starting price

14th

14

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 101y

15:35 Thurles

Macs Lady

11st 4lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Shane Ryder

Ran a cracker on return making debut for this yard when second over 2m3f at Limerick in May but well held twice afterwards, stopping quickly each time; back from a break with questions to answer.

10/1

9th

9

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 194y

16:20 Sligo

Macs Lady

11st 5lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Shane Ryder

raced in second, lost second but prominent after 3rd, ridden and weakened quickly after 2 out

9/1

11

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 46y

18:18 Roscommon

Macs Lady

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Shane Ryder

Revelation on first run since leaving Ross O'Sullivan when front-running second of 17 at Limerick last month; winner followed up over fences on Friday; up 3lb and returning crack rider aboard.

7/1

Form: 984-6P

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Maiden under all codes ran a decent race at Clonmel in May but made mistakes when pulled-up at Ballinrobe since; has to rebound; a reserve in the 7.30 Bellewstown Saturday

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Verdict Starting price

9th

7

(2)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Mosaaheb

9st 6lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Maiden ran well over C&D behind Honkeytonk Angel in November but was poor over 1m4f last time and has to bounce back.

20/1

14th

11

(10)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Mosaaheb

9st 5lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: John Joseph Hanlon

A 27-race maiden; ran okay back on the Flat here last time but off 72 days and opposable in this contest.

25/1

Form: 9786-9

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 13lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Longstanding maiden was beaten 21l on Roscommon return and has to improve plenty on that.

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0

10

21st Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 3f 0y

20:30 Kilbeggan

Inaghs Gift

10st 10lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Sean P Hennessy

towards rear

20/1

11th

14

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 194y

16:20 Sligo

Inaghs Gift

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Sean P Hennessy

in touch with leaders, pushed along and lost position 3 out, weakened and towards rear before 2 out

22/1

9th

15

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 46y

18:48 Roscommon

Inaghs Gift

10st 13lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Sean P Hennessy

Longstanding maiden who has been chasing and makes limited appeal on this return to hurdles.

25/1

Form: 0048-4 BF

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Made an encouraging return (well backed too) on debut for this new yard when only beaten 9.5l at Punchestown over this trip; if improving from that then should go close off the same mark.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

17

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 122y

19:08 Ballinrobe

Bidentime

10st 8lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Noel G Hynds

First reserve; encouraging return (backed) on debut for this yard when beaten under 10l at Punchestown but she barely went a yard at Sligo; cheekpieces could help.

12th

13

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 194y

16:20 Sligo

Bidentime

11st 1lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Noel G Hynds

in rear throughout

4/1

4th

11

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Bidentime

11st 1lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Noel G Hynds

Ran quite well on his chase debut two starts back but was tailed off next time and now returns to hurdling for his new yard; others safer.

10/1

Form: P10-10 D

Last run: 44 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Clonmel winner last year won at Wexford on return but was then very disappointing at Limerick six days later; that run might have come too soon so he can be forgiven and could go well if bouncing back.

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0

2

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 202y

15:25 Thurles

Corkbeg

11st 13lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: David Harry Kelly

Both hurdles wins have been on better ground, including at Wexford in May; withdrawn at Tramore last week on account of heavy ground so predicted rain an obvious concern.

10/1

Form: 70PP-0

Last run: 47 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; well beaten off this basement mark lately and is difficult to make a case for.

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0

18

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 194y

16:20 Sligo

Midnight Fortune

10st 13lb

T: Noel C Kelly

towards rear of midfield, mistake towards rear 4 out

11th

16

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Midnight Fortune

10st 13lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Noel C Kelly

Has shown very little in her three handicaps at odds from 66-1 to 125-1.

100/1

14

16th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 70y

15:25 Tramore

Midnight Fortune

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

Has struggled so far and no improvement for handicaps in her last two runs; tough ask.

50/1

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Payout
Exacta €1408.00
Straight Forecast €1135.90
Tricast €20035.90
Trifecta €4382.00

Selections

The Irish Sun:

Macs Lady

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Bidentime

POSTDATA:

Corkbeg

SPOTLIGHT:

Natural Breeze