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Cosy Roof (C & G) Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 1f 165y
  • 14 runners
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Cosy Roof (C & G) Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/4 (Won)

  • Win: £1.20
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 2423-2 BF

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Point-to-point winner somewhat surprisingly still a maiden under rules but 124-rated chaser and placed on 4 of 6 attempts hurdling, including recent Tramore clear second; could have found a good opportunity here.

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11th

14

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 55y

16:15 Punchestown

The Folkes Tiara

10st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Gained a first chase success when seeing off nine rivals in a 2m1f handicap at the Leopardstown Christmas meeting; well beaten at the Dublin Racing Festival; never in the hunt after a bad mistake at the third in the Grand Annual.

14/1

14

13th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 199y

Class 1

16:50 Cheltenham

The Folkes Tiara

10st 5lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Henry De Bromhead

Gained a first chase success when seeing off nine rivals in a 2m1f handicap at the Leopardstown Christmas meeting, but he was well behind some of today's rivals in a handicap over that same C&D at the Dublin Racing Festival.

25/1

8th

10

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

16:10 Leopardstown

The Folkes Tiara

10st 9lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Gained a first chase success when beating The Big Chap by roughly 1l over C&D on St Stephen's Day; however, that rival was closing all the way to the line so he's probably going to need more to confirm the form on 3lb worse terms.

13/2

11/2

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 00/564 BF

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Missed all last season but encouraging efforts over further in first two runs this summer; not as effective back in trip and with first-time cheekpieces at Kilbeggan last time, keen and jumping errors; bit to find with Colonel Bellew on that run but earlier form makes him a definite player.

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OUR TIP

12/1

  • Place: £5.20

Form: 6P/83

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Took a step forward when third in modest Kilbeggan maiden last month in first-time tongue tie but will need to jump better to be a feature here.

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7th

2

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Colonel Bellew

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Six-race maiden but some promise in maiden hurdles; would need to be a better chaser to have a say.

20/1

7th

5

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 143y

18:20 Ballinrobe

Colonel Bellew

11st 6lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Forward steps the last twice, latterly beaten under 8l in a Downpatrick maiden (2m2f) won by an odds-on stablemate; interesting handicap debutant.

11/2

3rd

3

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

15:15 Downpatrick

Colonel Bellew

11st 4lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

midfield

12/1

Form: 713U-3

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Ballinrobe bumper winner last year also placed in 2m maiden hurdle there in May; well held on Flat since and tough task here conceding weight.

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8th

1

7th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:15 Fairyhouse

Art Of Silence

12st 0lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

Beat the former Group 1-placed Wordsworth in a maiden hurdle at Ballinrobe in July; bumper winner at the same venue; seems best on good ground; plenty of weight here, others preferred.

14/1

8th

4

(12)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Art Of Silence

9st 8lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Gerard Keane

Bumper and maiden hurdle winner has been soundly beaten in two Flat handicaps and needs plenty more on AW debut.

25/1

8th

9

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

17:40 Bellewstown

Art Of Silence

10st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

towards rear

8/1

Form: 4-46

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Would have finished closer in a 2m5f Down Royal maiden last month but for drifting left; took a backward step here later in month over 2m6f; down in trip here with a bit to prove.

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5th

15

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

15:15 Downpatrick

JAdore Chas

11st 0lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Gerald Stephen Quinn

prominent

20/1

6th

10

18th Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 60y

13:45 Downpatrick

JAdore Chas

10st 12lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Gerald Stephen Quinn

midfield, ridden and no impression from 2 out

16/1

4th

11

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 80y

18:30 Down Royal

JAdore Chas

10st 12lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Gerald Stephen Quinn

Tailed off last of four finishers on debut in Stratford 4yo hurdle in March.

50/1

Form: 97

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Poor form in point-to-points and nothing yet to offer encouragement under rules.

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14th

3

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Moneynabane

11st 12lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Neill McCluskey

Won at Downpatrick in October but has been way below that since and is not easy to fancy.

33/1

14th

5

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

12:48 Down Royal

Moneynabane

11st 10lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Neill McCluskey

prominent

50/1

Form: 535-

Last run: 274 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Pick of three bumper runs last year when strong-finishing close third at Roscommon (good) in first-time hood; too keen at Punchestown subsequently; has ability and not one to rule out on hurdles debut but absent since October.

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0

10

23rd Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 190y

Class 4

14:25 Newcastle

Liberty Flame

11st 4lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Placed at Kilbeggan (2m, good) on last of three hurdling starts in Ireland in the summer but was pulled up on last month's stable/handicap debut at Carlisle (2m1f, heavy) and is difficult to enthuse over after that.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Westerner 6yo was in good form in point-to-points early in the year for Derek O'Connor, winning at Cragmore and narrowly beaten in winners' race at Belclare; has missed two recent maiden hurdle engagements due to quickish ground so will need rain.

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2nd

6

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 160y

14:55 Cork

Now Is The Hour

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Very much on the improve; would have landed a Limerick maiden hurdle at Christmas but for falling, has put that to rights since by winning a Fairyhouse maiden hurdle and bossing a 3m Grade 2 novice at Haydock; big step back in trip here for his chase debut but effective over at least 2m3f and likely to be hard to beat.

6/4

Form: 97

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Beaten a long way on both maiden hurdle runs; will be of more interest in handicaps in due course.

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No Results Found

Form:

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Manatee gelding; cost £47,000 as a 3yo; dam French 2m1f-2m3f hurdle winner; novicey round of jumping when never featuring on Punchestown debut last month (Irish Envoy second); 4yo may need more time.

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Form: 10/02

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Sent off favourite when winning a Naas bumper on debut last year and much the best effort since in Punchestown maiden hurdle last month when chasing home an unchallenged all-the-way winner; likely more needed to play a leading role here.

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0

6

26th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 100y

12:45 Punchestown

Irish Envoy

11st 8lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Liz Doyle

Naas bumper winner the season before last on debut; hurdles form has been erratic but worth considering on the basis of a course 2m4f win last month; up 7lb, same rider claims 7lb.

8/1

1st

1

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:10 Punchestown

Irish Envoy

12st 0lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Liz Doyle

prominent

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Notnowcato 6yo is first foal of an unraced half-sister to winners Star To The North (2m-2m5f hurdle/chase) and Native Sparkle (bumper and 2m/2m4f hurdle); appears the lesser likely of the Elliott pair on jockey bookings.

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2

9th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

20:20 Stratford

Farewellchancer

11st 8lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Rob Summers

Unplaced in five maiden hurdles for Gordon Elliott; sold for 1,000gns in January; lots to prove.

33/1

0

3

12th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Tramore

Farewellchancer

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Modest form but last two maiden runs give him a chance in this company; cuts back in trip.

11/2

5th

3

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 160y

15:15 Downpatrick

Farewellchancer

11st 4lb

J: Paddy Cleary

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, outpaced before 3 out, no impression

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

An 8,000euros 3yo; first foal; dam unraced sister to bumper winner Alizee Javilex, half-sister to Grand National winner Mon Mome; newcomer likely all the better for the experience.

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12th

8

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

18:05 Limerick

Instinct De Loup

11st 12lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: D Harvey

Second runner for yard; well beaten on debut in a Downpatrick maiden hurdle and lots of improvement needed.

100/1

13th

6

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

15:15 Downpatrick

Instinct De Loup

11st 4lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: D Harvey

towards rear, not fluent 3rd

33/1

5

29th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 92y

17:00 Ballinrobe

Instinct De Loup

11st 4lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: D Harvey

8,000euros 3yo; first foal; dam unraced sister to bumper winner Alizee Javilex, half-sister to Grand National winner Mon Mome; unlikely to be the answer to this first time out.

25/1

Form: 67-0

Last run: 68 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Fair form at best in bumpers for previous yard and tailed off on hurdles debut at Cork in May; since changed yards but can only be watched.

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14th

8

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

15:15 Downpatrick

Mon Loulou

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Patrick Griffin

towards rear of midfield 3rd

33/1

11th

11

6th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 180y

16:10 Cork

Mon Loulou

11st 12lb

J: Mr J Dunne

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Two bumper runs don't suggest he is a likely player here on hurdles bow.

150/1

7th

4

20th Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 30y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Mon Loulou

12st 0lb

J: Mr J Dunne

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

towards rear of midfield, nudged along halfway, plenty to do 3f out, kept on from over 1f out, never near to challenge

25/1

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