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Mallow Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 0f 190y
  • 17 runners
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Mallow Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.40
  • Place: £2.00

Form: 00/09/

Last run: 708 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Already had five trainers, really progressive miler for Jim Bolger but nothing of note since; new yard had 22s second in handicap hurdle Saturday; long absence.

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8th

6

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 1f 0y

17:35 Limerick

Sheer Bravado

11st 9lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Sean Aherne

Was a decent Flat horse for Jim Bolger in his younger days but has had several trainers since; defied a long absence to get off the mark over hurdles at Cork last time; 8lb higher today but there should be more to come and respected.

5/2

1st

8

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:50 Cork

Sheer Bravado

11st 8lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Sean Aherne

made all, not fluent 3rd, 3 lengths ahead and going easily when not fluent 2 out, pecked on landing last, kept on run-in, comfortably

25/1

13th

4

(2)

10th Oct 2021

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

14:40 Curragh

Sheer Bravado

9st 13lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Patrick Martin

Some useful form last season for Jim Bolger; not operating at the same level this term, though not beaten far in mid-field at Cork last time.

16/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 5150-0

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Kilbeggan winner last summer; beaten 70l on return but yard in cracking form with handicap hurdlers (last four 4122, none favourite) and its only runner today; tongue tie retained.

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4th

13

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 140y

14:25 Punchestown

Mr Macphisto

10st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

Won his second race when scoring at Navan last time over this trip on yielding ground; needs more but has a solid chance off 6lb higher.

6/1

1st

15

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

15:20 Navan

Mr Macphisto

11st 0lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

pressed leaders, mistake 2nd, bumped when led 2 out, ridden and clear before last, kept on well

4/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: P70-84

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Poor performer; latest at Downpatrick at least somewhat encouraging; tongue tie and cheekpieces now.

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3rd

13

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:20 Tramore

Globetrottersivola

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear of midfield

5/2

1st

12

12th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:55 Kilbeggan

Globetrottersivola

11st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

Has finally started looking capable in handicaps, finishing fourth at Downpatrick in June before a 2l defeat at Cork last month with this headgear combination fitted for first time; return to soft ground is fine and has each-way claims again.

6/1

3rd

19

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:50 Cork

Globetrottersivola

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear of midfield

8/1

10/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 30607-

Last run: 294 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Yard's remarkable form suggests mare needs close attention but had been campaigned as stayer last year (some good runs).

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4th

18

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:50 Cork

Whatsstoppingyou

11st 2lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Ray Hackett

prominent, went third after 4 out

10/1

7th

5

23rd Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

14:50 Listowel

Whatsstoppingyou

11st 6lb

J: Tommy Brett

T: Ray Hackett

held up in behind leaders, not fluent 4th, mistake and pushed along 3 out, soon ridden and no extra, not fluent and weakened 2 out

12/1

12th

3

22nd Aug 2022

Good

2m 6f 14y

18:30 Ballinrobe

Whatsstoppingyou

11st 7lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Ray Hackett

in rear, not fluent 3rd, mistake 2 out, soon pushed along, no extra and beaten approaching last

10/1

Form: 32905-

Last run: 124 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Mare had modest staying form for Alice Curran (3-37 last five seasons); new yard 2-134 last five seasons so hard to make strong case; rider 0-10.

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11th

12

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:40 Tramore

Glorious Singer

10st 12lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

A 27-race maiden who ran well over hurdles on penultimate; well held only chase start over C&D in January.

16/1

4th

6

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:45 Limerick

Glorious Singer

11st 5lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

A 24-race maiden who ran well off basement 80 mark last month but surprising if she featured here back in maiden.

14/1

Form: 980-

Last run: 106 days

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Softer ground, nothing in maidens, latest a little better; little break; yard 9-98 last five seasons.

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17th

3

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Charlies Pride

12st 3lb

J: Niall McCarthy

T: Paul Power

Kilbeggan handicap hurdle winner in August before good run at Listowel; this looks tough.

33/1

4th

17

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:55 Listowel

Charlies Pride

11st 0lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Paul Power

Poor maiden form; showed potential when sixth in a 17-runner contest at Cork on handicap debut; won easily at Kilbeggan last month on second attempt; up 9lb.

6/1

Form: P/90F-

Last run: 358 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Last of his four Flat wins was in 2019; early hurdling promise for Peter Fahey; seems to have lost his way.

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7th

12

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:50 Cork

Shamad

11st 5lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

held up in rear

33/1

12th

5

(7)

16th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Fairyhouse

Shamad

10st 0lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

Pulled up in his last three starts, all in points; just about his optimum trip and conditions back on the level here but he has questions to answer and has only had one run on the Flat since 2021.

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 03-804 D

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Twice in the money (50s both occasions) from last four runs so at least may offer value; not sure what to make of change of headgear.

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13th

9

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Future Proof

12st 0lb

J: Joanna Thornton

T: P J Rothwell

Losing run since 2020 and poor over hurdles this season.

33/1

10th

13

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 88y

16:23 Thurles

Future Proof

10st 10lb

J: Anna McGuinness

T: P J Rothwell

Has run okay without threatening in two runs at Punchestown in recent starts; losing run goes back to 2020 but he's on a competitive mark.

10/1

6th

16

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 77y

13:25 Punchestown

Future Proof

10st 8lb

J: Mr T Power Roche

T: P J Rothwell

Close fourth in a handicap hurdle at Navan in September and ran well despite some poor jumping behind a stable companion here two weeks ago; trainer and rider teamed up for a winner at Clonmel on Thursday.

12/1

Form: /7P00-

Last run: 206 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

She had plenty of goes in maidens but regressed; 2023 (handicap) debut.

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9th

14

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:50 Cork

Running Scared

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: W J Burke

midfield

14/1

15th

19

20th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 183y

14:05 Naas

Running Scared

11st 5lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: W J Burke

prominent

20/1

Form: 0583P- D

Last run: 264 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Out of sorts last year and can only watch now.

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9th

13

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:55 Clonmel

Masterstonemason

10st 13lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: F Costello

didn't always jump with fluency, towards rear, some headway when mistake 2 out (usual 3 out), weakened home turn

16/1

12th

18

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:42 Naas

Masterstonemason

10st 13lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: F Costello

Poor form over hurdles and fences for some time; makes no appeal here.

66/1

0

10

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 100y

14:55 Navan

Masterstonemason

10st 3lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: F Costello

towards rear, not fluent 9th

40/1

Form: 00-5

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Did not go on from 1m3f Killarney win in October; weak maiden lately in which he was well-beaten; handicap debut.

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10th

9

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 190y

17:20 Limerick

Noble Crusade

11st 2lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: John C McConnell

Won easily over 1m4f at Dundalk in February; unplaced at Chelmsford three weeks ago; relatively unexposed over hurdles; may want better ground and needs to improve considerably on what he has shown in two handicap attempts, but worth considering.

8/1

10th

5

(11)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 5

15:25 Chelmsford (AW)

Noble Crusade

9st 9lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

13/2

1st

5

(17)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Noble Crusade

9st 12lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

midfield, steady headway towards near side from over 2f out, led from 1f out, ran on final 110yds, won going away

7/2

Form: 56062-

Last run: 165 days

W: 11st 4lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Veteran probably wants farther and perhaps this a sighter for that; fine second when last seen; blinkers the latest headgear.

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14th

12

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

14:30 Down Royal

Glenabo Bridge

10st 6lb

J: James Duggan

T: Oliver McKiernan

in touch with leaders early, midfield when not fluent and pushed along 5th, weakened and dropped to rear after 6th, tailed off before 3 out

12/1

11th

28

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 180y

16:15 Naas

Glenabo Bridge

10st 9lb

T: Oliver McKiernan

Third reserve; running okay in defeat of late but probably needs further these days.

9th

15

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Glenabo Bridge

10st 3lb

J: James Duggan

T: Oliver McKiernan

Tough and durable sort brought his winning tally over hurdles to four with a hard-earned success at Fairyhouse in November; has run respectably in two Punchestown outings since then.

12/1

Form: 484-F9

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Some ability so far but would need to see market come alive now handicapping; had little break.

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11th

3

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Toor Moon

11st 13lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Ms M Flynn

midfield

7/1

2nd

4

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Toor Moon

11st 12lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Ms M Flynn

A 17-race maiden with fair placed form to his credit, including C&D second in January; trainer put forward an issue with his palate as an excuse for his flop at Thurles following month; can't rule out.

8/1

Form: 096

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Needs to improve markedly on maiden form in little time; nice French pedigree.

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8th

3

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

Jeje Plessis

11st 5lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

Shown very little in four starts so far including handicap debut (SP 50-1) when last seen; yet to try ground softer than yielding and may need this after 279 days off; any market support worth noting; tongue-tie fitted for first time.

11/1

14th

16

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:50 Cork

Jeje Plessis

11st 3lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Philip Fenton

midfield, hampered by faller 1st

25/1

6th

10

21st Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 150y

17:20 Wexford

Jeje Plessis

10st 13lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

Tailed off in two runs in maiden hurdles; needs progress.

50/1

100/1

Form: 89P-70

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Looks of no account; handicap bow.

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12th

18

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

16:25 Naas

Max Time

10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: I Madden

19-race maiden and has yet to make the frame; swiftly opposed in his current form.

50/1

11th

17

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 52y

16:10 Thurles

Max Time

10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: I Madden

Unplaced in 18 starts, mildly encouraging run at Fairyhouse last time but remains opposable.

20/1

Form: 0/079-

Last run: 89 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Quiet but some hope in maiden combat; pedigree to do more and noted rider booking; off little break.

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10th

10

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

15:05 Killarney

Celtic Light

11st 1lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: James Joseph Mangan

Two handicap efforts have been underwhelming; tongue tie now added to cheekpieces tried last time.

20/1

10th

6

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Celtic Light

11st 4lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: James Joseph Mangan

disputed lead, prominent before 2nd, overjumped 4th, jumped left and bumped rival 4 out

20/1

Form: 097-F

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Plugged on when headed last week off 54 on Flat; held on handicap hurdles debut at 8s, but not disgraced; can do better.

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11th

3

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 202y

15:25 Thurles

Portarlington

11st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: David Kenneth Budds

Maiden has put in a few fair runs in Flat handicaps and having fallen in first two handicap hurdles much better effort at Killarney recently, making most when third; more needed here though.

7/1

3rd

4

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

14:30 Killarney

Portarlington

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: David Kenneth Budds

Maiden has put in a few fair runs in Flat handicaps; faller on both starts in handicap hurdles but was single-figure odds each time.

8/1

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Payout
Exacta €673.00
Straight Forecast €483.20
Tricast €2821.20
Trifecta €2662.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Mr Macphisto

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Toor Moon

The Irish Sun:

Globetrottersivola

POSTDATA:

Mr Macphisto