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Ivo O’Sullivan Snr Memorial Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Ivo O’Sullivan Snr Memorial Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.90
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 380-31

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Off the mark in 2m6f Downpatrick handicap a week ago, relishing the trip to win going away (good); carries 7lb penalty (up 8lb in future) and big player if ground doesn't soften too much.

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0

1

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

17:20 Killarney

Ceanndana

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Comes into this race in top form, having won twice over hurdles, including at this track in July; solid chasing debut at Downpatrick recently when jumped to his left; should have benefitted from that and back going left-handed will suit; big chance.

9/4

10/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 77-433 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Won over 2m3f on testing ground at Clonmel last winter and solid recent form over various trips on better ground; bit more needed to play a major role though.

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3rd

4

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:10 Tramore

Hard Target

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: David Harry Kelly

Disappointing in his latest hurdle but consistent up until then and there are winning chasers in the family.

25/1

25/1

  • Place: £8.40

Form: 068P-9

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Yet to trouble the judge over various trips; headgear combination tried but hard to fancy.

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5

12th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

15:30 Worcester

Man After Midnight

11st 2lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Louise G Lyons

Irish raider who is 0-13 but ran okay to be fifth in a Killarney handicap (2m4f) last time and looks up to winning a race of this nature; blinkers replace cheekpieces.

8/1

5th

7

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

15:05 Killarney

Man After Midnight

11st 3lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Louise G Lyons

Pick of form came when C& third (Hard Target second) last month but faller at Wexford since; remains of interest.

5/1

0

10

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:05 Wexford

Man After Midnight

11st 3lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Louise G Lyons

Showed a hint of ability in maidens and best handicap run came over 2m4f at Killarney last time, running on; this step up in trip should suit and runs off the same mark, so one to consider.

4/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 0825-2 D

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Both wins have come over 2m3f plus on testing ground but handled better ground well when second at Limerick in May behind a clear-cut winner; rain will probably help her chances.

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9th

3

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

15:50 Naas

Dragons Pass

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Mrs Denise Foster

towards rear

25/1

Form: 1450-2 D

Last run: 58 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Last-gasp winner of heavy-ground 2m4f Wexford handicap in October and back to that level of form when last seen in similar Punchestown contest in late May, chasing home a clear-cut winner on decent ground; cheekpieces now added to tongue-tie worn on latest.

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13

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

19:18 Tramore

Loup De Tallane

11st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Eoin Griffin

towards rear, detached 5th, pulled up before 3 out (usual 4 out)

10/1

5th

2

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:35 Killarney

Loup De Tallane

12st 0lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

Last-gasp winner of heavy-ground 2m4f Wexford handicap in October and back to that level of form when last seen in similar Punchestown contest in late May, chasing home a clear-cut winner on decent ground; cheekpieces now added to tongue-tie worn on latest.

7/1

Form: 6400-3

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Maiden's best effort came on latest when upped to this trip on handicap debut at Sligo 11 days ago, seeing it out well when third (good); progressive and could have more to offer although likely much softer ground here.

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6th

4

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 37y

19:10 Bellewstown

Tea It Is

11st 10lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Vincent Carroll

in touch with leaders

8/1

3rd

4

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

14:40 Downpatrick

Tea It Is

11st 10lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Vincent Carroll

Made a bright start to life in handicaps when third at Sligo, appreciating the step up to 2m4f; not quite as good when sixth over the same trip at Killarney; place possibility.

7/1

6th

8

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:35 Killarney

Tea It Is

11st 10lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Vincent Carroll

Maiden's best effort came on latest when upped to this trip on handicap debut at Sligo 11 days ago, seeing it out well when third (good); progressive and could have more to offer although likely much softer ground here.

12/1

14/1

Form: 89-626 D BF

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 6lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Seven-time winner and a good second over 2m6f at Ballinrobe in May, but disappointed next time when softish ground was no excuse; veteran opposable.

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5th

9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

19:20 Downpatrick

Ciankyle

11st 0lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: P Cluskey

soon chased clear leader, lost second 4th

25/1

12th

9

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:40 Tramore

Ciankyle

11st 4lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: P Cluskey

Veteran on a long losing run and hard to fancy although drying ground would be in his favour.

14/1

Form: 6/228-

Last run: 331 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Locally-trained mare; two seconds last summer included over this trip at Bellewstown; long absent but has run well fresh but rain probably a negative to her chances.

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10th

13

10th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 160y

18:45 Downpatrick

Rossies Tara

10st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Mark Michael McNiff

in rear

9/1

4th

16

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 110y

19:05 Bellewstown

Rossies Tara

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Mark Michael McNiff

towards rear, headway into midfield after 3 out, went fourth before 2 out, kept on run-in, not reach leaders

14/1

14th

14

27th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:35 Sligo

Rossies Tara

10st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Mark Michael McNiff

soon led on inner, bumped rival 1st, headed and weakened quickly after 3 out

8/1

Form: 908-77

Last run: 51 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Struggling to have an impact off lowly mark in handicaps and hard to fancy.

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Form: /0003-

Last run: 277 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Dundalk 1m4f winner last autumn, pick of six earlier hurdle attempts when placed in 2m3f Cork handicap off this basement mark; opposable on return from lengthy absence although jockey booking encouraging.

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12th

15

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

14:30 Killarney

Eastern Tornado

10st 13lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Michael P Hourigan

midfield

14/1

10th

16

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:35 Killarney

Eastern Tornado

10st 13lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Michael P Hourigan

Dundalk 1m4f winner last autumn, pick of six earlier hurdle attempts when placed in 2m3f Cork handicap off this basement mark; opposable on return from lengthy absence although jockey booking encouraging.

25/1

12th

11

(14)

15th Feb 2023

Standard

2m 0f 0y

13:20 Dundalk (AW)

Eastern Tornado

8st 13lb

J: Jack Enright

T: Michael P Hourigan

took keen hold, midfield, lost position when pushed along over 3f out, dropped to rear when ridden and no impression over 2f out

8/1

Form: 5P0-93

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

10-race maiden ran okay in soft-ground Galway maiden and ran above her handicap mark (upped 2lb as a result) when third in 2m4f Wexford maiden early this month on better ground; not one to rule out.

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8th

12

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 31y

19:20 Ballinrobe

Coco Lightning

11st 5lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: Thomas P O’Connor

led, bad mistake and headed 1st, soon prominent, weakened after 4 out

100/1

4th

5

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

17:20 Killarney

Coco Lightning

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: Thomas P O’Connor

Maiden was a long way behind Ceanndana over hurdles at this track in July and has plenty to find on chasing debut.

25/1

Form: /1346- CD

Last run: 299 days

W: 11st 6lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Seeking to win this race for the third successive year, previous two were runaway wins under forcing tactics on good ground on returning from lengthy absences; 5lb higher than this stage last year but sure to be well primed although likely softer ground may not suit.

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12th

11

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:35 Killarney

Naturally Blond

11st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Patrick Cronin

Seeking to win this race for the third successive year, previous two were runaway wins under forcing tactics on good ground on returning from lengthy absences; 5lb higher than this stage last year but sure to be well primed although likely softer ground may not suit.

9/1

4th

11

23rd Aug 2022

Good To Firm

2m 4f 0y

18:15 Bellewstown

Naturally Blond

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Patrick Cronin

led, joined after 3rd, led clearly 4th, mistake 3 out, soon ridden, headed before 2 out, no extra approaching last

8/1

3rd

4

5th Aug 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

17:50 Wexford

Naturally Blond

11st 10lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Patrick Cronin

led, bad mistake and good recovery 4th, hit 10th, not fluent 3 out (usual 4 out), pushed along after 2 out (usual 3 out), ridden when headed last, no extra run-in, lost second final strides

5/1

Form: 590-3P

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced 5yo took a step forward on handicap debut at Downpatrick in May when staying-on third over 2m6f (yielding) but stopped quickly after a mistake 3 out at Limerick later in month; bit to prove now.

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19th

11

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:10 Punchestown

Sheephaven Flyer

11st 4lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

led narrowly, not fluent and prominent from 2nd

12/1

Form: 7F90F-

Last run: 277 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Opening two handicap efforts modest and seems best watched for now.

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12th

11

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

15:05 Killarney

Willie Bob

11st 1lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Michael P Hourigan

Nothing so far in handicaps, latest over C&D last month when plenty keen after a break; hard to fancy.

25/1

14th

12

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:35 Killarney

Willie Bob

11st 5lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Michael P Hourigan

Opening two handicap efforts modest and seems best watched for now.

25/1

7

16th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

14:30 Cork

Willie Bob

11st 9lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Michael P Hourigan

midfield, ridden and no impression after 3 out, well held when fell last

25/1

Form: /03-08 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Won twice in 2021 for Willie Mullins; two underwhelming runs at Wexford this summer however leave her with plenty to find, cheekpieces tried latest when 3m trip too far.

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15th

1

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:35 Killarney

Gelee Blanche

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Won twice in 2021 for Willie Mullins; two underwhelming runs at Wexford this summer however leave her with plenty to find, cheekpieces tried latest when 3m trip too far.

16/1

8th

7

21st Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 110y

19:58 Wexford

Gelee Blanche

11st 12lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Won twice in 2021 for Willie Mullins; however, all her best form is around 2m4f and she needs to leave a low-key reappearance run behind on last month's yard debut.

20/1

11th

9

20th May 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

14:15 Wexford

Gelee Blanche

11st 11lb

J: Sean Cleary-Farrell

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

midfield, not fluent 5th, towards rear before 5 out

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 6002P-

Last run: 105 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Much improved when when runner-up in 2m Clonmel maiden in March (soft), following month reportedly never travelled on heavy in handicap at same venue and has had a break since; could have more to offer.

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6th

10

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 3f 93y

15:05 Punchestown

Millstream Lady

11st 0lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

held up in rear

14/1

2nd

6

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 60y

14:35 Limerick

Millstream Lady

10st 9lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

in touch with leaders, took keen hold and prominent 5th, went second 5 out, challenging before 2 out, lost position approaching last, rallied and went second towards finish, no match for winner

9/1

1st

10

28th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 116y

15:45 Naas

Millstream Lady

10st 12lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

prominent, dropped to midfield halfway, headway and in touch with leaders 4 out, went third last, ridden and ran on well to lead final 110yds, won going away

9/2

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Payout
Exacta €223.00
Straight Forecast €200.70
Tricast €5826.20
Trifecta €6032.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Coco Lightning

SPOTLIGHT:

Ceanndana

The Irish Sun:

Hard Target

POSTDATA:

Coco Lightning