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Harrington Concrete & Quarries Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 1f 5y
  • 14 runners
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Harrington Concrete & Quarries Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

OUR TIP

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.10
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 4-1266 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Downpatrick bumper winner and runner-up on his hurdles debut at Punchestown; not at that level in a Roscommon novice event since but much respected on his Punchestown run.

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

3rd

5

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 31y

19:20 Ballinrobe

Extrapolation

11st 12lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Richard John O’Brien

prominent, led after 1st, joined 5 out, pushed along and ran on well after 2 out, ridden when headed run-in, soon no chance with winner

9/2

5th

6

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:15 Down Royal

Extrapolation

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Richard John O’Brien

Point and bumper winner also won twice over hurdles last year; not bad efforts in defeat off a mark of 125 the last twice and should be capable of running respectably on chasing debut.

10/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 4/40-4

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Three-time Flat winner has acquired a fair bit of hurdling experience at this stage; second off 106 a couple of years ago and fair run in Roscommon maiden last time; would not want much more rain.

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

3rd

4

6th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 150y

15:20 Down Royal

Clifftop

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: H Rogers

held up in rear, headway from 5 out, prominent 3 out, led narrowly 2 out, headed run-in, no extra and lost second towards finish

100/1

8/1

  • Place: £4.20

Form: 06/U4

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Spent 21 months on the sidelines but plenty to like about his staying on fourth at Sligo last time (Nevermindestranger third); likely to be more to come from him and no surprise should he be thereabouts if the ground suits.

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

4th

8

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 160y

16:55 Wexford

Rohans Successor

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Peter Fahey

Unseated on belated return but better efforts twice since, beaten roughly 9l in a maiden hurdle at Sligo before a third of 11 at Ballinrobe last month; yard going well and holds each-way claims if he handles slower ground.

11/2

3rd

12

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 5y

17:08 Ballinrobe

Rohans Successor

11st 4lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

towards rear early, towards rear of midfield when not fluent 2nd, headway and in touch with leaders after 2 out, keeping on when mistake last, soon went third, no match for first two

8/1

4th

10

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 194y

14:35 Sligo

Rohans Successor

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Peter Fahey

towards rear of midfield, headway 2 out, not fluent last, ran on and went fourth towards finish, not reach leaders

14/1

Form: 82/4-

Last run: 291 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a Navan maiden hurdle for Gordon Elliott 16 months ago; not seen since a poor effort in a Downpatrick maiden hurdle in October; hooded for his stable debut and difficult to know what to expect; likely to improve for this.

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

8th

9

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 181y

16:15 Ballinrobe

General Maximus

11st 2lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Brian M McMahon

Showed promise for Gordon Elliott but didn't really go on from that; not a bad effort here on debut for this yard but bolted to post at Sligo last time and ran no race; questions to answer.

28/1

0

12

10th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 80y

19:35 Sligo

General Maximus

10st 8lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Brian M McMahon

bolted to post, walked into the start, took keen hold, in rear

12/1

4th

9

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 5y

17:08 Ballinrobe

General Maximus

11st 4lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Brian M McMahon

Runner-up in a Navan maiden hurdle for Gordon Elliott 16 months ago; not seen since a poor effort in a Downpatrick maiden hurdle in October; hooded for his stable debut and difficult to know what to expect; likely to improve for this.

10/1

Form: /445-2

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Off for seven months before a fine effort on his stable debut when second in a Kilbeggan maiden hurdle early last month; big chance if he can reproduce that.

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

7th

17

11th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Cork

Simpletwistoffaith

11st 8lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Patrick J F Hassett

Kilbeggan maiden last summer (good-to-yielding) his standout effort; better for recent comeback run but still others preferred.

25/1

8th

9

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:00 Tipperary

Simpletwistoffaith

11st 2lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Patrick J F Hassett

One placed effort in eight starts in maidens, that coming when second at Kilbeggan last June; back from five months off for handicap debut.

16/1

Form: 0/5642

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Off for over a year and consistent form without winning in maiden hurdles, most recently when second at Downpatrick 12 days ago; might not want much more rain.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 55y

15:40 Punchestown

Gino Drummer Boy

11st 11lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent, bad mistake and unseated 1st

5/1

Form: 453

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Not disgraced in a maiden hurdle here in May and a decent effort in a Tipperary beginners chase since; needs more on her return to hurdles but enough there to suggest she could improve.

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

7th

15

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 5y

17:08 Ballinrobe

Lodestar

10st 11lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: David Harry Kelly

Not disgraced in a maiden hurdle here in May and a decent effort in a Tipperary beginners chase since; needs more on her return to hurdles but enough there to suggest she could improve.

14/1

3rd

2

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 170y

13:35 Tipperary

Lodestar

11st 7lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: David Harry Kelly

Folded pretty tamely on chase debut at Wexford (25/1); experience will stand to her but looks a work in progress type and has it all to do.

50/1

5th

6

20th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:22 Wexford

Lodestar

11st 5lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: David Harry Kelly

towards rear but in touch with leaders, slow jump and reminder 5th, headway and in touch with leaders 4 out, weakened before 2 out

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; first foal; dam point/2m5f hurdle winner, out of 2m3f hurdle winner, is granddaughter of 2m-2m4f hurdle winner; best watched on somewhat belated debut.

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

13th

18

5th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 150y

13:55 Galway

Mahlermore

11st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Donal Hassett

Down the field in a Ballinrobe maiden hurdle last month; no obvious appeal.

66/1

8th

17

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 5y

17:08 Ballinrobe

Mahlermore

10st 11lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Donal Hassett

Second reserve; first foal; dam point/2m5f hurdle winner, out of 2m3f hurdle winner, is granddaughter of 2m-2m4f hurdle winner; best watched on somewhat belated debut.

Form: 3U-P7

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

First reserve; midfield finish at Roscommon latest; still awaits a mark and best watched.

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

9th

16

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 5y

17:08 Ballinrobe

Longagoanfarbehind

11st 4lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Seamus Fahey

First reserve; midfield finish at Roscommon latest; still awaits a mark and best watched.

Form: 3

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Progressive under both codes over the summer, including back over hurdles when third in a Roscommon maiden hurdle two weeks ago; hood tried here and has place claims.

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

10th

1

(17)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Stormy Jenn

10st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: P Cluskey

Only two wins in a 30-race Flat career but both have come at this venue; worth considering now after recent Naas second on her seasonal debut; has an edge over Captured.

4/1

2nd

1

(6)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Naas

Stormy Jenn

10st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: P Cluskey

soon prominent, led on inner over 3f out, joined under 2f out, ridden when headed over 1f out, kept on but no match for winner

10/1

Form: P/08

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Poor Flat mare and little to recommend over hurdles to date; not hard to rule out.

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

13th

10

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Fanta Magic

10st 9lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Norman Lee

Modest form on Flat and in maiden hurdles; no impact at Ballinrobe on handicap debut; tongue-tie now; pulled out due to heavy ground at Gowran on Friday.

50/1

11th

9

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 143y

18:50 Ballinrobe

Fanta Magic

11st 4lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

Flat form nothing to shout about and has gone the same way over hurdles; handicap debut.

40/1

Form:

Last run: 85 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Winner on the Flat for Dermot Weld; down the field on his stable debut after 11 months off at Down Royal in May; others preferred.

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

4th

7

(17)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Lady Leanora

9st 9lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: A J Martin

midfield, headway and not clear run over 1f out, stayed on, not reach leaders

11/1

13th

6

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

15:55 Navan

Lady Leanora

11st 7lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: A J Martin

Flat winner for Dermot Weld but tailed off in three maiden hurdle starts for this yard; wears first-time tongue-tie and hard to recommend on what she's shown so far.

33/1

Form: 000-

Last run: 156 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Nothing to recommend in three maiden hurdles over the winter; makes no appeal.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

8

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 5y

17:08 Ballinrobe

Dun Ar Aill

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Paul O’Flynn

Nothing to recommend in three maiden hurdles over the winter; makes no appeal.

66/1

16th

7

19th Feb 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Punchestown

Dun Ar Aill

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Paul O’Flynn

No show in two maiden hurdles this year and up against it here.

150/1

19th

4

30th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:47 Punchestown

Dun Ar Aill

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Paul O’Flynn

always towards rear

150/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fair flat handicapper, winning AW maiden in Britain and at Down Royal last year for current yard; last month's comeback run here should have him fit for this hurdling debut.

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Verdict Starting price

15

(2)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Blackcastle Storm

9st 13lb

T: Matthew J Smith

First reserve; Won a good ground Down Royal handicap last year; okay run over 7f here in October; more needed.

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Non-runners

Scott Lang, Casey West, Farewellchancer, Nevermindestranger

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Payout
Exacta €201.00
Straight Forecast €192.00
Trifecta €2294.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Rohans Successor

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Simpletwistoffaith

TOPSPEED:

Extrapolation

The Irish Sun:

Rohans Successor

POSTDATA:

Simpletwistoffaith