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Plus 2 Print Remembering Tony Oakes MBE Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 5f 170y
  • 8 runners
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Plus 2 Print Remembering Tony Oakes MBE Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

11/10 (Won)

  • Win: £1.90
  • Place: £1.10

Form: /30-33 BF

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Expensive to follow since coming from France but sets the standard here on third placings at Down Royal, Punchestown and here last month over 2m3f; big step up in distance here.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

6

20th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Foxfire Glow

11st 3lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Gordon Elliott

Won a Downpatrick maiden (2m6f) and Tramore novice (2m4f) hurdle lately; this is a tougher task up in trip on h'cap debut on softer ground but noted.

6/1

1st

3

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 110y

19:19 Tramore

Foxfire Glow

11st 11lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Gordon Elliott

French recruit seemed highly regarded and relatively costly to follow but Downpatrick maiden win lately perfectly reassuring, upped in distance; no issue with this mark.

5/2

11/4

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 33F8-2 C

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Won bumper here last summer and has run well in several maiden hurdles, including last month's return when chasing home a clear-cut odds-on winner over 2m3f; place claims again and won't mind rain.

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0

11

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 55y

16:45 Downpatrick

Howaya C D And E

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gerard Keane

Bumper winner here and runner-up in a couple of maiden hurdles; below best in 2m6f novice here last month, having previously finished second in Tramore beginners chase; blinkers replace cheekpieces worn the last twice and big chance on that Tramore form.

4/1

6th

6

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 5f 110y

16:00 Downpatrick

Howaya C D And E

11st 6lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gerard Keane

Bumper winner here and C&D maiden second in July probably her best effort so far over hurdles; runner-up recently over fences; refused to race here on penultimate start but otherwise solid.

7/1

2nd

5

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 150y

13:45 Tramore

Howaya C D And E

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gerard Keane

Bumper winner with placed form over hurdles; fell early on chase debut last October and didn't want to know when refusing to take part in a handicap hurdle at Down Royal last week, though was favourite for that; ability is there to have a say should she take part.

7/1

8/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Khalkevi 5yo cost 5,000Euros as a yearling and 11,000Euros as a 3yo; half-brother to French 2m1f-2m6f hurdle/chase winner No Risk For You; dam French maiden half-sister to French 2m6f Grade 1 chase winner Top Of The Sky; ordinary form in point-to-points, not an obvious one to make an immediate impact under rules.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

5

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 170y

16:25 Downpatrick

Kalko Blue

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Khalkevi 5yo cost 5,000Euros as a yearling and 11,000Euros as a 3yo; half-brother to French 2m1f-2m6f hurdle/chase winner No Risk For You; dam French maiden half-sister to French 2m6f Grade 1 chase winner Top Of The Sky; ordinary form in point-to-points, not an obvious one to make an immediate impact under rules.

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Shirocco 5yo showed some spirit to win a point-to-point at Borris House in March and market likely good indicator on hurdles debut from a respected source.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

3

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 3f 49y

Class 4

15:00 Fontwell

Scorsese

11st 11lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Neil Mulholland

Point winner who also showed ability in three maiden hurdles (2m-2m6f) in Ireland for Colm Murphy in 2023; tailed-off last of eight on handicap and stable debut at Uttoxeter (2m4f, heavy, 20-1); 3lb lower; may need more time to acclimatise.

12/1

8th

8

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 207y

Class 3

13:50 Uttoxeter

Scorsese

10st 13lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Neil Mulholland

Point winner who showed a fair level of ability in three maiden hurdles in Ireland for Colm Murphy in 2023; possible improver in handicaps for new stable; one to note in the betting.

16/1

8th

19

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Leopardstown

Scorsese

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C A Murphy

Point winner but hurdles form leaves him with loads to find; held by a couple of these rivals on Fairyhouse running earlier this month.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Mahler mare placed on final two point-to-points in May; dam half-sister to high-class hurdler Rooster Booster; rules debut.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Another Nightmare

11st 1lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Not done much since long-priced win over hurdles at Listowel festival; chase debut for mare who had placed form in points.

16/1

12th

1

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 88y

16:15 Thurles

Another Nightmare

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Best effort when landing a 3m handicap hurdle off 91 at Listowel in September; failed to complete twice since and pulled up at Fairyhouse just over two weeks ago; respected in a very winnable contest.

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Maiden pointer absent for guts of two years and can only be watched on belated rules debut.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

7

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 170y

16:25 Downpatrick

Struell Duke

11st 4lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: S Wilson

Maiden pointer absent for guts of two years and can only be watched on belated rules debut.

66/1

OUR TIP

Form: 8

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Flemensfirth gelding too keen when well held on last month's hurdles debut at Listowel; can only be watched.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

2

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 170y

16:25 Downpatrick

Fisichella

11st 4lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Denis Paul Murphy

Flemensfirth gelding too keen when well held on last month's hurdles debut at Listowel; can only be watched.

20/1

8th

5

5th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:20 Listowel

Fisichella

11st 7lb

J: Mr S Cotter

T: Denis Paul Murphy

Flemensfirth gelding out of a sister to Lord Windermere; pulled up in a point-to-point at Lisronagh in November; rules debut.

16/1

Form: 7-07

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Signs of ability in three runs over hurdles but should do better in handicaps.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

8

15th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:45 Cork

Hees Dynamite

11st 6lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: E McNamara

Showed some ability on debut in a Ballinrobe maiden hurdle in April; way below that level since, including in two handicaps latest; cheekpieces need to work.

28/1

0

3

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Hees Dynamite

11st 11lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Ordinary form in maidens; huge price when in rear at Ballinrobe in his first handicap; tongue-tie now.

50/1

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Payout
Exacta €53.00
Straight Forecast €59.30
Trifecta €172.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Foxfire Glow

POSTDATA:

Howaya C D And E

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Foxfire Glow

TOPSPEED:

Foxfire Glow

The Irish Sun:

Foxfire Glow