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18:45 Kilbeggan

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  • 2m 2f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.60
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 57-671 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Well-backed winner on handicap debut at Downpatrick last week; won readily and given 11lb hike but claimer negates 7lb of that.

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

1st

3

2nd Aug 2023

Soft

2m 6f 111y

20:20 Galway

Thornleigh Frank

11st 10lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Mark Fahey

took keen hold, prominent, led before 6th, clear after 7th, reduced lead but good jump 2 out, ridden after last, kept on well but joined post, forced dead-heat

13/2

1st

3

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Thornleigh Frank

11st 10lb

J: Dillon Butler

T: Mark Fahey

prominent, went second after 2nd, led 3rd, clear 5th, not fluent 3 out, reduced lead approaching last, ridden and went clear again run-in

5/1

1st

6

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

15:50 Downpatrick

Thornleigh Frank

11st 7lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Mark Fahey

prominent, ridden and went third after last, soon led and ridden clear, comfortably

16/1

OUR TIP

100/30

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 12-601

Last run: 7 days

W: 12st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Progressive last year and back to form when ready winner of 15-runner contest at Cork last week; up 10lb but experienced amateur takes off most of that; both wins over 2m4f but should be okay over this trip.

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16

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 2f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Natural Look

10st 1lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Declan Queally

Consistent mare over hurdles and fences; deserved success in a 2m6f handicap chase at Galway in October; fair third behind the progressive Harvard Guy in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Navan seven weeks ago; possible each-way material.

14/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 46-933

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Solid recent runs in 2m handicaps at Listowel and Tipperary, keen each time; won her maiden over 2m4f last year; could have improvement in her but will have to settle better.

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

7th

1

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

13:45 Down Royal

Betty Dutton

11st 12lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: E J O’Grady

Maiden hurdle winner at Roscommon in 2022 was fairly consistent in defeat last year; however, her best form is on better ground and is back from a break.

16/1

Form: 737-89

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Sole win from 18 hurdling starts was over 2m4f at Tramore in October; good third over that trip at Leopardstown in March but well held since.

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

1st

7

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 91y

18:37 Ballinrobe

Game And Glory

10st 2lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

held up in rear but in touch with leaders, headway after 2 out, shaken up and went second approaching last, ridden and ran on well to lead final 110yds

10/1

Form: 5761-9

Last run: 62 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Testing ground for her 2m4f bumper/maiden wins so rain will be welcome; whether this mark is any good remains to be seen after a 15l defeat on handicap bow at Wexford.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

0

4

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

3m 0f 0y

15:42 Navan

Hot As Pepper

11st 8lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Point/bumper/maiden hurdle winner; must jump better than on her chasing debut at Tramore; cheekpieces now as well as usual tongue-tie.

16/1

11th

14

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 100y

14:30 Tramore

Hot As Pepper

11st 5lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Won a heavy ground maiden hurdle at Hexham in March; modest form in handicap hurdles.

20/1

Form: 6D68-90

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 9lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Hurdles and chase winner and rated 12lb lower in this discipline; didn't jump well when tailed off in Tipperary handicap hurdle last time.

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

5th

4

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 141y

18:40 Sligo

Bold Emperor

11st 10lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

Better chaser than hurdler and not likely to be progressive at the age of ten; major improvement is needed from recent handicap hurdle runs

14/1

6th

7

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 100y

17:30 Wexford

Bold Emperor

11st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzsimons

T: Thomas Gibney

Bolted up over fences here last summer but losing run since and he's been tailed off in each of his five runs this year.

16/1

6th

5

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Bold Emperor

11st 9lb

J: Shane Fitzsimons

T: Thomas Gibney

midfield, no impression when not fluent last

25/1

Form: 1P0-F0

Last run: 49 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Has won a race over 2m6f at Downpatrick in each of the last three summers; hampered early when well beaten on first completed start of season at Down Royal; wants decent ground.

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Verdict Starting price

0

2

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 47y

16:30 Sligo

Lighthouse Rose

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Mark Michael McNiff

towards rear, bad mistake and pulled up 9th

10/1

6th

4

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 160y

15:50 Downpatrick

Lighthouse Rose

11st 10lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Mark Michael McNiff

All three wins have come over C&D; however, has been well below her best in recent months and has 6 1/2l to find with The Grey Monty on running here last time.

7/1

4th

3

13th Aug 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 165y

15:40 Downpatrick

Lighthouse Rose

11st 7lb

J: Daniel King

T: Mark Michael McNiff

All three wins have come over C&D, two of them in this race; well held both completed starts this term but it was the same story before last year's victory and she could easily bounce back to form again; blinkers.

10/1

Form: 06550-

Last run: 171 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Shaped with mild promise in a couple of maidens during the winter and should be competitive in handicaps; off since January but not one to discount.

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

7th

13

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Listowel

Jewelinthesky

11st 5lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

in touch with leaders, weakened after 2 out (usual 3 out), hampered last (usual 2 out)

33/1

6th

9

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 141y

19:10 Sligo

Jewelinthesky

10st 9lb

J: Daniel King

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Last month's Kilbeggan run was her first after a break and handicap debut; safely held by fifth-placed Game And Glory.

20/1

Form: 9-601 D

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Popped up at 33-1 on handicap bow at Downpatrick last month; 7lb higher now but obviously open to more improvement.

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

6th

16

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 138y

14:30 Thurles

Goodie Girl

11st 3lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Only beaten a neck on her penultimate start but failed to build on that here last time; still unexposed and return to shorter may help.

14/1

7th

5

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:35 Thurles

Goodie Girl

11st 10lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Long-priced winner on handicap debut at Downpatrick (2m1f, good to yielding) in June and back to that level of form when just denied in 2m6f Navan contest last month (yielding), finishing well after untidy leap last; major player.

13/2

2nd

10

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

17:05 Navan

Goodie Girl

11st 8lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Long-priced winner on handicap debut at Downpatrick (2m1f, good to yielding); well held since and steps up in trip.

20/1

Form: 000S/

Last run: 470 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Has shown little, off 15 months and just second ride for inexperienced claimer; watching brief.

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5th

14

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 3f 93y

15:05 Punchestown

Morricone

10st 10lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ray Hackett

midfield

14/1

1st

8

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 198y

15:20 Punchestown

Morricone

10st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ray Hackett

raced in third, prominent when mistake and pecked on landing 2 out, headway on near side of group home turn, bit short of room when switched right before last, ridden and ran on to lead towards finish

5/1

1st

12

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 77y

13:25 Punchestown

Morricone

11st 3lb

J: Mr J Dunne

T: Ray Hackett

Kept his form well since winning a handicap hurdle at Downpatrick in September, probable career best in first-time cheekpieces when second over 2m3f on heavy here last month; 3lb higher now but a likely contender.

7/1

Form: 3/350-

Last run: 383 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Won Tramore maiden and placed in a couple of handicaps (including here) for Thornleigh Frank's trainer; has been off a year.

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

7th

9

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

14:50 Downpatrick

Reverse Polarity

11st 0lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Ms Helen P Markham

Tailed off in three starts for new yard; first-time cheekpieces need to spark major revival.

100/1

9th

2

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 37y

18:10 Bellewstown

Reverse Polarity

11st 7lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Ms Helen P Markham

prominent, lost position and dropped to rear halfway, detached from 4 out

33/1

16/1

Form: 7/50P-

Last run: 204 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Easily his best run was 15l fifth in Sligo maiden hurdle (2m4f, yielding to soft) in October, but nowhere near that level since; goes handicapping with questions to answer but yard always merits respect.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

14

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Famous Agent

11st 0lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Liz Doyle

midfield

16/1

5

29th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

15:05 Limerick

Famous Agent

11st 12lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

in touch with leaders

4/1

Form: 1706-0

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Surprise winner of Thurles maiden in November but has shown very little in four runs since, including after five months off at Tipperary last time.

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

17th

18

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Navy Waves

11st 2lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Mrs Julie Cashin

Maiden hurdle winner but has been regressive in the last year; a bit more encouraging at Thurles last time and can get closer with improvement from that.

14/1

4th

13

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 52y

16:10 Thurles

Navy Waves

11st 3lb

T: Mrs Julie Cashin

Maiden hurdle winner here last season but really struggled since, slightly more encouraging run over C&D last month but still has a fair bit to find with a couple of these on that run.

12/1

Form: 01/90-

Last run: 149 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Won a Roscommon maiden in 2021 but has been beaten a long way in his only two runs since, the latest his handicap debut; off another five months and bit to prove now, albeit this will be only his fifth start.

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0

9

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Spoiled Rotten

11st 7lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, mistake 1st, bad mistake 3rd, soon pulled up

14/1

2

18th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:05 Tipperary

Spoiled Rotten

12st 0lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Gordon Elliott

Won a Roscommon maiden hurdle in 2021 but has been beaten a long way in his two starts since his comeback; difficult to fancy until showing more.

20/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Natural Look

TOPSPEED:

Hot As Pepper

POSTDATA:

Natural Look

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Natural Look