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Sligo Park Hotel Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6004.42
  • 3m 1f 88y
  • 12 runners
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Sligo Park Hotel Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.00
  • Place: £3.50

Form: 4155-F

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Looked set to win over fences at Punchestown last time when falling at the last; competes off a 7lb lower hurdle mark today and is capable of going well.

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8th

2

11th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:28 Down Royal

Menindee

11st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D M Christie

Five-time winner; three of them this summer, two when bouncing back from sub-standard efforts; needs to do the same here having been pulled-up at Cheltenham last month but capable of doing so.

14/1

0

8

27th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 0y

Class 3

16:30 Cheltenham

Menindee

11st 10lb

J: Mr R James

T: D M Christie

Northern Irish challenger who made a successful return to fences at Roscommon (2m5f, heavy) despite her preference for a longer trip and drier ground; a thorough test around here should be up her street.

12/1

1st

3

25th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 5f 63y

17:05 Roscommon

Menindee

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D M Christie

jumped well, led, briefly headed after 5th, disputed lead after 8th, led clearly when ridden and switched left after 3 out, kept on well run-in

6/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 8-0934

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Maiden after six hurdle starts but some fine runs in defeat; was running on over 3m at Wexford last time and if cheekpieces can eke out some further improvement then is a contender.

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5

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Dinoland

11st 10lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

in rear, detached when pushed along after 4 out, weakened and pulled up before 3 out

16/1

7th

16

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:42 Down Royal

Dinoland

10st 2lb

J: Dylan Kidd

T: John C McConnell

hampered by faller 2nd, weakened 2 out

14/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 35-0U1 CD

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Kilbeggan winner last September doubled his score off a 10lb higher mark when winning over C&D last time; is 5lb higher today but is generally consistent, so should be involved.

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1

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:15 Down Royal

Ballyglass Beauty

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Liam P Cusack

Won his third race over hurdles at Listowel in September and a creditable third at Gowran next time off 113; unseated at the first only chase start last year; likely to improve for this run.

22/1

3rd

9

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:00 Gowran Park

Ballyglass Beauty

10st 0lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Liam P Cusack

Has won two of his last four starts and won going away when bolting up at Listowel last week; effectively 9lb higher (1lb wrong) in a much tougher race but can't be ruled out at present.

5/1

1st

14

20th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Ballyglass Beauty

10st 0lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Liam P Cusack

Two decent runs in defeat since winning at Sligo; needs a bit more but is unlikely to be far away and is ground versatile; 1lb out of the handicap.

12/1

Form: 4261-4

Last run: 59 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Won a Tramore handicap on soft ground in April before a solid run off this mark at Clonmel the following month; handles a sounder surface and can be involved again.

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2nd

25

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 180y

16:15 Naas

Early Arrival

11st 1lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

1-30 under rules and wasn't in any sort of form when last seen; off 128 days.

100/1

10th

2

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:00 Tramore

Early Arrival

11st 11lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: James M Barcoe

1-19 over hurdles, 0-10 over fences; has been alternating between hurdling and chasing since course hurdles win in April; jumping has been untidy in two Punchestown outings lately.

14/1

13th

6

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 175y

15:45 Punchestown

Early Arrival

11st 7lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: James M Barcoe

prominent, not fluent 3rd, mistake and lost position 4th

25/1

Form: 45-122 D BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 7lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

In fine form over fences lately, winning at Wexford before finishing second there and at Limerick; hurdle mark is 5lb lower but it's nearly two years since she last ran in this discipline; still respected.

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6th

4

27th Oct 2023

Soft

3m 1f 90y

16:45 Sligo

Goodnightngodbless

11st 8lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: J Motherway

soon towards rear, niggled along briefly after 9th, headway and prominent on inner 4 out, mistake 3 out, weakened before 2 out

8/1

0

3

7th Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 107y

15:05 Fairyhouse

Goodnightngodbless

11st 7lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: J Motherway

Strong stayer; consistent since finally making the breakthrough over fences at Wexford in May and form of latest second at Kilbeggan has worked out; goes well for this rider but record at this venue wouldn't instill you with confidence.

4/1

Form: 767-21 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 13lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Won her sixth hurdle race when scoring over a bit shorter than this at Wexford last time; raised 7lb for that but has been competitive off a similar mark before and considered.

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7th

5

26th Aug 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

19:40 Curragh

Gotthenod

12st 4lb

J: Fergus Lawlor

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Six-time hurdle winner at a modest level; unlikely to match some of these on the Flat.

25/1

9th

2

8th Aug 2023

Soft

2m 7f 130y

18:30 Roscommon

Gotthenod

12st 0lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Ross O’Sullivan

led, hit 3rd, joined 10th, lost position 3 out, switched left 2 out, weakened approaching last

9/1

6th

2

9th Jul 2023

Good

3m 1f 88y

16:55 Sligo

Gotthenod

11st 13lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Ross O’Sullivan

prominent

5/1

Form: 953-87

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Maiden over hurdles after 12 starts but has been placed several times; however, has been soundly beaten on both starts for this yard; takes a big jump in trip; blinkers worn last time removed.

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4

13th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 4

14:45 Ayr

Knocknagappagh

11st 7lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Peter Fahey

Irish raider; 0-23 overall but has taken pretty well to fences this season and stuck to her task when second of ten at Punchestown (2m3f, soft) last month; Brian Hughes takes the ride here; no surprise if she features.

4/1

2nd

4

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 146y

15:05 Punchestown

Knocknagappagh

11st 9lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Peter Fahey

21-race maiden; twice runner-up over fences at Tramore including on New Year's Day behind a clear-cut winner in novice event; first handicap chase and not one to rule out.

6/1

Form: 760-11

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Improving sort won well at Ballinrobe (2m6f) in May before taking a Downpatrick handicap chase on debut in that discipline; hurdle mark now 8lb lower than chase one; big player.

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4th

2

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:15 Clonmel

Iridescent

11st 10lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Jonathan Fogarty

didn't always jump with fluency, led at slow pace, faced challenge home turn, headed and weakened before 2 out

7/4

2nd

2

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 111y

18:45 Galway

Iridescent

11st 10lb

J: Mr J W Hendrick

T: Jonathan Fogarty

held up in rear, in touch with leaders 9th, prominent when raced wide after 3 out, disputed lead before 2 out, led clearly when ridden after last, headed but kept on well towards finish, no match for winner

9/4

1st

6

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 170y

19:15 Wexford

Iridescent

11st 10lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Jonathan Fogarty

Posted his best hurdle effort when winning off 95 at Ballinrobe in May and followed up with a career best chase success; not as good over hurdles since though and might find this trip on the sharp side.

7/1

Form: 745-74

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Maiden after nine hurdle starts but some decent efforts in defeat; needs to find more but could be involved stepping up in trip.

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1st

6

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:25 Wexford

North Of Nashville

11st 5lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Colin Bowe

didn't always jump with fluency, in touch with leaders, bad mistake and pecked on landing 1st, disputing second from 8th, chased clear leader after 9th

20/1

10th

2

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 110y

19:49 Tramore

North Of Nashville

12st 0lb

J: Mr R A Berry

T: Colin Bowe

Handicap debutante when she did not get extended 3m at Sligo; there was merit in that and previous Punchestown fourth; cheekpieces; amateur 2-46.

8/1

9th

12

9th Jul 2023

Good

3m 1f 88y

16:55 Sligo

North Of Nashville

11st 2lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Colin Bowe

midfield

14/1

Form: 22-431

Last run: 21 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark over hurdles at Downpatrick last time over 2m5f; has run well in handicaps over 3m before and is ground versatile, so has to be considered.

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6th

1

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 4f 70y

17:00 Gowran Park

Mister Twist

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Philip Fenton

Deserved Downpatrick maiden hurdle win in June; off-day when last seen but ground-versatile and big player on the balance.

10/1

10th

1

9th Jul 2023

Good

3m 1f 88y

16:55 Sligo

Mister Twist

12st 0lb

J: Evan Dwan

T: Philip Fenton

midfield

13/2

Form: F6P-PU

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Poor over fences the last twice, including in blinkers; however, would have a shout on the pick of his hurdles form of early 2022.

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10th

6

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 60y

15:10 Limerick

Winter Carnival

11st 7lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: John Neilan

prominent

14/1

4th

9

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 88y

16:15 Thurles

Winter Carnival

11st 7lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: John Neilan

Poor handicap form since returning from a very brief spell chasing; makes no appeal.

25/1

Form: 952-20 BF

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Sole win in 15 hurdle starts came at Downpatrick last August; two solid second places earlier this year but got struck into when disappointing at Wexford last time; can bounce back and run well.

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0

15

12th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 5f 150y

16:55 Tramore

Townhill Penny

11st 5lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Just 1-17 over hurdles; not a bad chasing debut at Ballinrobe but a lesser run at Killarney since and has questions to answer.

14/1

5th

7

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

17:20 Killarney

Townhill Penny

11st 5lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Point' winner is 1-17 over hurdles and was beaten 23l on chasing debut at Ballinrobe recently; has to improve a fair bit.

12/1

5th

7

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

17:25 Ballinrobe

Townhill Penny

11st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Point' winner is 1-17 over hurdles and was poor in that sphere last twice (scoped wrong latter occasion at this track); has to find improvement on chasing debut.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta €562.00
Straight Forecast €657.60
Tricast €2841.80
Trifecta €11082.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Mister Twist

POSTDATA:

Ballyglass Beauty

TOPSPEED:

Nuttorridge

SPOTLIGHT:

Iridescent

The Irish Sun:

Mister Twist