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Breaffy House Resort Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 1f 5y
  • 15 runners
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Breaffy House Resort Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

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9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £4.30
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 13U-34 C

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Modest Flat performer; won his bumper here last year and solid efforts in defeat this summer in maiden hurdles here and at Downpatrick; has run poorly on soft and heavy ground on the Flat but a contender if handling this surface.

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8th

1

7th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:15 Fairyhouse

Art Of Silence

12st 0lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

Beat the former Group 1-placed Wordsworth in a maiden hurdle at Ballinrobe in July; bumper winner at the same venue; seems best on good ground; plenty of weight here, others preferred.

14/1

8th

4

(12)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Art Of Silence

9st 8lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Gerard Keane

Bumper and maiden hurdle winner has been soundly beaten in two Flat handicaps and needs plenty more on AW debut.

25/1

8th

9

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

17:40 Bellewstown

Art Of Silence

10st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

towards rear

8/1

11/10

  • Place: £1.10

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

106-rated Flat performer for Aidan O'Brien, 2nd in Group 1 Grand Prix de Paris and 3rd in last year's Curragh Cup among his best performances; close 4th in a Down Royal Listed last month on his stable debut; an adequate round of jumping might be all that's needed here; handles any ground

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2

(34)

14th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 2f 0y

Class 2

14:40 Newmarket

Wordsworth

9st 12lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: David Pipe

Stays 2m but below-form seventh in the 2m5f Queen Alexandra in 2022; well treated today on best of his Group-race form for Aidan O'Brien and, switched to hurdling this year, he breezed home in front in a Bangor maiden (soft) for new yard ten days ago; case can be made.

25/1

1st

6

4th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

16:35 Bangor-on-Dee

Wordsworth

11st 4lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: David Pipe

led, increased tempo 4 out, going best when left clear 2 out, canter

4/9

2nd

3

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 5y

16:38 Ballinrobe

Wordsworth

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Josh Halley

106-rated Flat performer for Aidan O'Brien, 2nd in Group 1 Grand Prix de Paris and 3rd in last year's Curragh Cup among his best performances; close 4th in a Down Royal Listed last month on his stable debut; an adequate round of jumping might be all that's needed here; handles any ground

11/10

11/4

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 48-51 D

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Improved in first-time cheekpieces (retained here) to land a bumper on easy ground at Roscommon last month; a couple of quite solid efforts in maiden hurdles to her credit too and should go well.

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2nd

4

29th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:35 Hereford

Weseekherthere

11st 8lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Philip Hobbs & Johnson White

Bumper and maiden hurdle winner for Gordon Elliott in Ireland this season but left that stable after a disappointing handicap debut in August and was well beaten on debut for new connections a fortnight ago.

20/1

10th

2

16th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 1y

Class 4

16:05 Taunton

Weseekherthere

12st 0lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Philip Hobbs & Johnson White

Bumper (yielding to soft) and 2m4f maiden hurdle (good) winner for Gordon Elliott in Ireland this season; struggled in Listed handicap in September but has sights lowered for today's stable debut; a possible.

12/1

0

20

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Listowel

Weseekherthere

10st 4lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Bellewstown maiden winner on fifth start over hurdles; placed horses will put form to the test in 2.45 race; trainer has three horses assured of a run; second reserve.

Form: 0904-0

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Did okay in a Kilbeggan bumper in April but well beaten in a Roscommon maiden hurdle since; others preferred.

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3rd

8

23rd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 123y

Class 2

13:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Pickanumber

10st 8lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Olly Murphy

Ex-Irish 6yo who started off for Olly Murphy with comfortable wins at Catterick (1m7f, heavy; maiden) and Lingfield (2m, heavy; handicap) this year; upped significantly in grade today but could still have a lot more to offer over this longer trip, and useful 5lb claimer Dylan Johnston is enlisted.

3/1

1st

2

5th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:32 Lingfield

Pickanumber

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

travelled strongly, pressed leader, joined leader before 3rd

5/6

1st

3

12th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 156y

Class 4

13:30 Catterick

Pickanumber

11st 6lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

disputed lead, soon chased clear leader, headway before 4th, led before 4 out

5/4

Form: 6

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Failed to complete in two points and mid-division in a Sligo bumper; others more likely.

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0

14

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 150y

15:08 Cork

Tobins Cross

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Andrew Slattery

prominent, lost second after 3rd, pulled up quickly 5th

8/1

5th

7

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 5y

16:38 Ballinrobe

Tobins Cross

11st 4lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Andrew Slattery

Failed to complete in two points and mid-division in a Sligo bumper; others more likely.

33/1

6th

9

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 2f 0y

17:30 Sligo

Tobins Cross

12st 0lb

J: Mr A P Ryan

T: Andrew Slattery

led narrowly, headed but prominent after 2f, dropped to midfield with one circuit to go, pushed along and no impression 4f out

50/1

Form: 8

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

First reserve; well beaten in a Sligo maiden hurdle on debut two weeks ago.

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6th

3

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Gowran Park

Suile Ban

11st 11lb

J: Daniel King

T: Adrian Brendan Joyce

Shown very little so far and was beaten 25l on his recent handicap debut; plenty to prove back down in trip.

33/1

6th

4

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:47 Kilbeggan

Suile Ban

11st 8lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Adrian Brendan Joyce

in touch with leaders, not fluent 3 out, weakened from 2 out

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fourth foal; half-sister to 2m4f hurdle winner Shedding; dam maiden point winner/modest maiden hurdler/chaser, out of 2m-2m6f hurdle/chase winner; quite stoutly-bred newcomer, one of two for the stable; best watched.

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7th

13

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 5y

16:38 Ballinrobe

Joshsue

10st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: W J Burke

Fourth foal; half-sister to 2m4f hurdle winner Shedding; dam maiden point winner/modest maiden hurdler/chaser, out of 2m-2m6f hurdle/chase winner; quite stoutly-bred newcomer, one of two for the stable; best watched.

33/1

Form: 76

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Some progression from his first to his second run over hurdles; needs this for a mark but might not be far from the shake-up.

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8th

9

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 141y

18:40 Sligo

Royal Class

11st 5lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Goes into handicap company after three outings; hard to assess but he is one of the younger members of the field and is open to improvement

12/1

8th

6

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 5y

16:38 Ballinrobe

Royal Class

11st 4lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Some progression from his first to his second run over hurdles; needs this for a mark but might not be far from the shake-up.

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Westerner mare pulled up in both point-to-points and makes no appeal.

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0

17

2nd Aug 2023

Soft

2m 5f 11y

19:50 Galway

Hollymount Dream

11st 5lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

in touch with leaders on inner

100/1

9th

11

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 5y

16:38 Ballinrobe

Hollymount Dream

10st 11lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Westerner mare pulled up in both point-to-points and makes no appeal.

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-sister to 2m6f hurdle winner Canastero; dam point/2m6f hurdle winner, half-sister to bumper/2m3f hurdle winner Cracked Rear View out of half-sister to 1m2f Flat and 2m-2m4f hurdle/chase winner Scoss; one of two newcomers for the stable; stoutly bred and might need more time.

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0

9

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 123y

15:55 Thurles

Electric Dreamer

11st 0lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: W J Burke

Maiden point winner at Boulta last month; failed to cope with a jump in class at Clonmel ten days ago; second-string for the trainer of Grange Leader.

50/1

7th

13

11th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 216y

13:00 Clonmel

Electric Dreamer

11st 7lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: W J Burke

Boulta winner a month ago; may struggle to reverse previous form at the same venue with Miners Bridge.

14/1

7th

6

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

17:35 Ballinrobe

Electric Dreamer

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: W J Burke

towards rear

100/1

Form: 5-P7

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Showed ability in a bumper and ran okay in a Roscommon maiden hurdle two weeks ago; could get into the money with a little improvement.

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0

13

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Gowran Park

Yara Greyjoy

11st 5lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Minor promise in a Cork bumper on debut but shown very little in five hurdle runs since, including up at this trip last time; handicap debut.

50/1

9th

11

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

16:35 Bellewstown

Yara Greyjoy

11st 3lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear of midfield

33/1

12th

16

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:00 Cork

Yara Greyjoy

11st 7lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear throughout, not fluent 2nd, hampered by faller 3 out, soon no extra

40/1

Form: 9

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten on debut in a Cork bumper; best watched on her hurdles debut.

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Verdict Starting price

3rd

9

1st Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:33 Cork

Aleish Lass

11st 9lb

J: Mr L Burke-Ott

T: Michael Winters

midfield, headway and went third 10th, left in second 11th, challenging when bad mistake 3 out, lost second after 2 out, kept on

3/1

13th

3

11th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:37 Gowran Park

Aleish Lass

11st 11lb

J: A P Heskin

T: Michael Winters

Showed a bit more last time when midfield in a 2m3f heavy-ground maiden at Clonmel and now goes handicapping.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third foal; dam well beaten bumpers/2m3f hurdle, out of unraced half-sister to useful 2m-2m4f hurdle/chase winner Mounthenry; best watched on debut.

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11th

14

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 46y

15:40 Thurles

Youmli

11st 4lb

J: Miss P Elvin

T: P J Rothwell

Has shown nothing in three maiden hurdle outings since July; safe to rule out.

66/1

15th

15

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:20 Cork

Youmli

11st 7lb

J: Conor Owens

T: P J Rothwell

Never involved in two maiden hurdles and best wait for handicaps.

200/1

15th

15

21st Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Limerick

Youmli

11st 7lb

J: Conor Owens

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear

100/1

100/1

Form: P

Last run: 57 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Did not jump well and was pulled up on debut in a maiden hurdle here in May.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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12th

5

8th Sep 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

16:37 Kilbeggan

Madhenry

11st 4lb

J: Alan King

T: Fintan Feeney

midfield

100/1

12th

5

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 141y

18:10 Sligo

Madhenry

11st 4lb

J: Alan King

T: Fintan Feeney

Has shown nothing so far.

100/1

16th

4

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 150y

17:28 Cork

Madhenry

12st 0lb

J: Mr H E Sexton

T: Fintan Feeney

in touch with leaders

200/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Flat maiden winner last summer for Barry Fitzgerald; respectable debut for this stable in a Limerick claimer last month but well beaten in a Killarney handicap last week; others preferred on his hurdles debut.

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7th

2

(3)

22nd Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

14:00 Kempton (AW)

Elephant John

9st 9lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Denis Quinn

Ex-Irish; sole win came in 2022 and doesn't look solid on 2023 form; however, has possibilities dropped to this weak level on debut for new yard; market support should be heeded.

9/2

9th

6

(10)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Elephant John

9st 4lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

midfield, in touch with leaders over 3f out, outpaced from 2f out, soon no impression

12/1

9th

4

(4)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Elephant John

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

prominent on inner, outpaced 1f out

14/1

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Straight Forecast €90.50
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Selections

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SPOTLIGHT:

Wordsworth

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Wordsworth