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  • 2m 0f 190y
  • 18 runners
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Runners: 18 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.60
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 43/55/

Last run: 444 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 124

Form & Verdict

Grand dual-code type stays well on the level; ran roughly to his mark on stable debut when last seen; absence a concern but the one to beat.

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3rd

3

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 31y

19:50 Ballinrobe

Great Bear

11st 10lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

midfield, headway and prominent behind clear leaders 6th, went second when not fluent 2 out, not fluent last, no extra and lost second final 110yds

13/2

5th

5

27th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 87y

Class 3

13:35 Cheltenham

Great Bear

11st 1lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

Only his second run for Henry de Bromhead when returning from long absence to win 18-runner Cork maiden (2m1f, yielding) in July; didn't run badly in valuable Galway handicap the following month or in two subsequent chases; no surprise if he features.

12/1

10/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 61P27-

Last run: 225 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Bumper winner; fine Limerick second sandwiched by two hurdling flops; relatively low key in market by standards of top trainer but can't rule out on return.

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5th

7

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 5f 110y

16:00 Downpatrick

Moon Rise Beauty

11st 6lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Bumper winner here last summer returned from a break to take second in a Cork maiden in July before winning similar mares' contest last month; dropped out alarmingly quickly since in Bellewstown mares' hurdle on quicker ground; upped in trip and rain could arrive in time.

11/4

8th

6

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 37y

18:10 Bellewstown

Moon Rise Beauty

11st 3lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

led, not fluent and headed but prominent 1st, in touch with leaders halfway, weakened quickly from 3 out, eased before last

15/8

1st

8

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:00 Cork

Moon Rise Beauty

11st 7lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

led, headed but prominent after 1st, led again 3 out, clear 2 out, mistake last, pushed out run-in, comfortably

11/10

50/1

  • Place: £8.30

Form: 090-50

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Long time since he could justify this rating and makes no appeal.

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0

1

29th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

16:20 Plumpton

Jimmy Boy

12st 0lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: James Owen

midfield

12/1

Form: /25-27 D BF

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Classy bumper winner; frustrating since, costly to follow (albeit peak RPR 121) and especially poor when last seen (first time hurdling he did not carry a penalty); perhaps top trainer will yet find key to him.

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4th

6

(7)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

15:55 Navan

The Mediator

10st 1lb

J: W J Lee

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, headway 3f out, in touch with leaders when not clear run repeatedly from over 2f out, kept on when in the clear and went fourth inside final furlong, nearest finish

4/1

3rd

8

(1)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Thurles

The Mediator

10st 3lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Gordon Elliott

Debut bumper winner (soft) and twice placed in maiden hurdles; encouraging enough return on the flat at Gowran last month when staying-on third over 1m6f on quicker ground and place claims again.

11/2

Form: 6

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Pulled up in a point; joined leading stable before pleasing hurdling debut at Punchestown (12s), definite ability; this looks better race; yard runs Great Bear.

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3rd

10

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:10 Punchestown

Tideways Hero

11st 5lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

in rear

15/2

Form: 4-

Last run: 430 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

9-4, no great shakes in Sedgefield bumper over a year ago but keen then; nice pedigree and new yard well-able (albeit last two runners disappointing favourites); rider 2-27.

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10th

8

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 107y

14:40 Punchestown

Perzzini

11st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

led at fast pace, soon clear

10/1

0

7

11th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:07 Gowran Park

Perzzini

11st 0lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

took keen hold, raced in second, led before 2nd, clear 3rd, 5 lengths ahead when bad mistake and unseated 5th

20/1

1st

8

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Gowran Park

Perzzini

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

Modest bumper effort on debut in Britain; did not jump well on hurdling debut at Cork, beaten when unseating two out at Kilbeggan three weeks ago.

14/1

Form: 7

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

66s, pleasing start at Limerick in May, albeit never a threat; runner-up very disappointing since in race in which Chrisco ran poorly; lovely pedigree and could have plenty more to give.

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7th

10

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:15 Cork

Second Intention

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: E J O’Grady

66s, pleasing start at Limerick in May, albeit never a threat; runner-up very disappointing since in race in which Chrisco ran poorly; lovely pedigree and could have plenty more to give.

14/1

7th

5

26th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 100y

17:10 Limerick

Second Intention

11st 8lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: E J O’Grady

midfield

12/1

Form: 00

Last run: 4 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Nothing to recommend mare here so far.

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9th

1

(12)

12th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Laytown

Beanie To Sea

10st 3lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Seamus Fahey

Cut no ice in maidens at three; missed last year; similar story over hurdles this year.

20/1

13th

10

12th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:55 Kilbeggan

Beanie To Sea

11st 5lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Seamus Fahey

Poor form on the Flat and over hurdles so far; marked improvement required on handicap debut.

33/1

8th

15

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:15 Cork

Beanie To Sea

11st 5lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Seamus Fahey

Nothing to recommend mare here so far.

100/1

Form: 33-38

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Alarmingly weak in market at Wexford lately and ran accordingly; hard to fancy despite respectable runs previously (always odds-on); at least he drops in trip but consistently weak finisher.

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5th

6

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 7f 110y

17:15 Tramore

Chrisco

11st 5lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Short-price favourite when coming unstuck in a pair of bumpers and a maiden hurdle on first three starts, but ran well in defeat, not the case when poor in two starts hurdling in the interim; switches to chasing with a fair few questions to answer, but must show a fair bit at home and far too early to overlook.

11/2

9th

3

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:15 Cork

Chrisco

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

Alarmingly weak in market at Wexford lately and ran accordingly; hard to fancy despite respectable runs previously (always odds-on); at least he drops in trip but consistently weak finisher.

7/1

8th

2

7th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 150y

17:05 Wexford

Chrisco

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

midfield

3/1

Form: 4-8

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

18s, nothing either hurdles start; presumably needs a handicap.

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8th

5

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

13:30 Limerick

Lets Do This

11st 9lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Cian Collins

towards rear, not fluent 2nd

10/1

10th

7

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:45 Navan

Lets Do This

11st 9lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Cian Collins

towards rear

14/1

Form: 90

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Huge odds so far hurdling and ran accordingly.

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9th

15

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

16:30 Kilbeggan

Honey Roll Over

10st 11lb

J: A P Heskin

T: J P Flavin

Nothing so far in maidens at huge prices.

66/1

11th

17

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:15 Cork

Honey Roll Over

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: J P Flavin

Huge odds so far hurdling and ran accordingly.

100/1

Form: 6-770

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Second reserve; winning pointer looks more a handicap type and may need more experience.

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3rd

1

12th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Tramore

Blue In The West

11st 12lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Eamonn Francis Gallagher

Point winner ran well off 95 in course handicap over farther; ground possibly too soft when pulled up at Galway.

11/2

0

1

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 55y

17:40 Galway

Blue In The West

12st 0lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Eamonn Francis Gallagher

Point' winner ran respectably on handicap debut at Tramore last time; should improve a bit from that stepping up in trip and on the shortlist.

8/1

5th

1

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 110y

19:49 Tramore

Blue In The West

12st 0lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Eamonn Francis Gallagher

Punchestown seventh on hurdling debut suggested he had a future; basement grade here now he returns to that sort of trip; may want more experience for yard 2-53 last five seasons.

14/1

Form: 8

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Down the field in bumper in June; hooded for hurdles bow.

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10th

14

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 77y

13:25 Punchestown

The Border Boy

10st 11lb

J: Mr S Tobin

T: Sean Aherne

Has failed to reach the first six in four maidens; off since August and best watched.

40/1

100/1

Form:

Last run: 64 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

80s, tailed off at Clonmel (soft).

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15th

7

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Ladyeze Man

11st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: J P Flavin

midfield

16/1

Form: 0-F

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

RPR 103 in 2020 on Flat in Britain but 22s, struggled both (Irish) hurdles starts; latest better, yet poor race and took heavy fall late.

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15th

2

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:15 Cork

Breath Caught

11st 12lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

RPR 103 in 2020 on Flat in Britain but 22s, struggled both (Irish) hurdles starts; latest better, yet poor race and took heavy fall late.

33/1

0

1

21st Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 150y

17:20 Wexford

Breath Caught

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: E McNamara

Useful on the level but showed nothing on hurdle bow and he's been off 380 days; wears first-time tongue-tie.

20/1

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Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Half-brother to point winner Wellywoman; dam unraced half-sister to winners; yard 1-65 with hurdlers last five seasons.

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0

14

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:15 Cork

Uiscenangeamharta

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Peter Maher

Half-brother to point winner Wellywoman; dam unraced half-sister to winners; yard 1-65 with hurdlers last five seasons.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Dam fell in point only start, closely related to useful hurdle winner American Job; trainer 2-61 last five seasons.

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8th

6

12th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

17:25 Tramore

Crinaloo Flyer

11st 7lb

J: Miss L Costello

T: Miss J M Lee

in rear, lost touch from 6f out

66/1

6th

6

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 176y

17:23 Clonmel

Crinaloo Flyer

11st 7lb

J: Mr A Burke-Ott

T: Miss J M Lee

Was 40-1 when pulled up in a maiden hurdle at Cork two months ago.

100/1

Form: 0-

Last run: 99 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

First reserve; 125s, tailed off at Clonmel (heavy).

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14th

9

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:10 Clonmel

Lacken Run

11st 4lb

J: Mr M Doyle

T: Gordon Michael Doyle

Huge prices in three runs so far and pulled up last two outings; off 266 days.

100/1

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Payout
Exacta €100.00
Straight Forecast €74.80
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Sherodan

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Great Bear

TOPSPEED:

Sherodan

POSTDATA:

Sherodan

The Irish Sun:

Sherodan