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Sweeney Oil Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 5f 122y
  • 13 runners
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Sweeney Oil Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

40/1 (Won)

  • Win: £25.00
  • Place: £5.20

Form: 600-00 CD

Last run: 4 days

W: 10st 12lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

0-16 since winning a Clonmel handicap hurdle in May of last year; tailed off over hurdles and fences since returning from a break and it won't be easy for this 12yo to turn things around.

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

5th

10

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 91y

19:07 Ballinrobe

Father Jed

11st 1lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Patrick Ryan

towards rear

16/1

14

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:17 Down Royal

Father Jed

10st 13lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: John Patrick Ryan

held up in rear

12/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 3P/PF-

Last run: 311 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Winning hurdler who held every chance when falling late on in a Navan handicap last September; ran okay on the Flat last week on his first run since and could go well with no obvious ground preferences.

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

1

7th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

19:42 Southwell

No Thanks

12st 2lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Three-time Flat winner (at up to 2m) and he won two handicap hurdles in Ireland, in 2021 and last August; was running just okay on the AW when last seen but Fergal O'Brien might get his competitive juices flowing again.

10/1

7th

13

(3)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

2m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

No Thanks

8st 7lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Matthew J Smith

Dual winner over 2m on turf is 0-7 on AW, most recently never counting over inadequate 1m2f last month; reduced mark and longer trip play to his strengths so don't rule out.

12/1

8th

2

(8)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

No Thanks

10st 1lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Matthew J Smith

midfield

10/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 090-P6

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Not disgraced in a Naas maiden in February (beaten 22l) but little to show for his handicap efforts since then; blinkers would appear a cry for help.

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

7th

12

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 70y

17:08 Cork

Sarahs Soldier

11st 2lb

J: Ms C A Walsh

T: P A Fahy

raced wide, raced lazily at times, in rear throughout, weakening when mistake 4 out, tailed off

20/1

21th

9

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:42 Naas

Sarahs Soldier

11st 8lb

J: Richard Condon

T: P A Fahy

Fair efforts last twice over longer; did not appear to see out 3m at Punchestown last month; big drop back in trip here but not easy to dismiss.

14/1

9th

10

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 194y

15:00 Punchestown

Sarahs Soldier

11st 2lb

J: Richard Condon

T: P A Fahy

Best handicap effort (2m6f) came on much better ground over the summer; too keen on return here last month and could struggle to see this out in the conditions.

16/1

Form: 079-55

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Still early days and positives to take from her two handicap efforts at Wexford (2m1f; beaten 7l) and Sligo (2m4f; beaten 12l); may need good ground but each-way claims if coping with conditions.

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

4th

6

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:47 Kilbeggan

Moyvilla Lass

11st 7lb

J: Daniel King

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

in touch with leaders, prominent 4 out, went third 3 out, outpaced after 2 out, lost third run-in

16/1

4th

14

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 141y

18:40 Sligo

Moyvilla Lass

11st 0lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Showed fairly consistent form with fourth/fifth placings on her first three handicap attempts; Ballinrobe fourth appeared promising; lesser effort at Cork on latest; tongue-now as well as cheekpieces worn last time.

14/1

Form: 9380-0

Last run: 84 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Winning pointer who has hinted at winning potential over hurdles in maiden/handicap company; however, not easily trusted after finishing tailed off here last time.

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

8th

16

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

West Of Carrig

10st 10lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Peter Croke

Point-to-point winner struggling to make his mark in handicap hurdles although recent Ballinrobe effort suggests he may be approaching a competitive mark.

14/1

5th

7

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 122y

19:38 Ballinrobe

West Of Carrig

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: Peter Croke

Winning pointer who has hinted at winning potential over hurdles in maiden/handicap company; however, not easily trusted after finishing tailed off here last time.

12/1

Form: PF9P-6 C

Last run: 50 days

W: 10st 10lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Poor form over fences before another heavy defeat back over hurdles at Listowel.

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

5th

10

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 49y

16:50 Clonmel

Johanna Yeats

10st 3lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Strike-rate of 1-32 overall and she's 0-6 over fences, yet to place; hasn't performed badly in her recent hurdles but others are much preferred.

14/1

7th

12

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 143y

18:50 Ballinrobe

Johanna Yeats

11st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Was chasing and seems to have perked up for the return to hurdles, not running too badly at Listowel or here; however, a strike-rate of 1-25 in this discipline (and 1-31 overall) reduces her appeal.

15/2

6th

16

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 122y

19:38 Ballinrobe

Johanna Yeats

10st 10lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Poor form over fences before another heavy defeat back over hurdles at Listowel.

20/1

Form: 08-216

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Finished well from an unpromising position to win a 2m4f handicap at Down Royal (good; 6lb lower) and his sixth at Tipperary was over fences (not for him by the looks); has soft-ground form if going back far enough; shortlisted.

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

10th

8

(14)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Movie King

9st 10lb

J: Shane Foley

T: A J Martin

C&D winner campaigned mostly over jumps last year, winning a Down Royal handicap hurdle; well beaten in a Ludlow handicap hurdle in November when last seen; capable of a big run.

10/1

6th

1

27th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 5

14:15 Ludlow

Movie King

12st 0lb

J: Mr B M Coonan

T: A J Martin

Won a handicap hurdle over 2m4f at Down Royal (good) this summer and respectable efforts over hurdles and fences since (latterly over 2m7f on yielding to soft); has presumably travelled over from Ireland for this drier ground and could go well.

5/1

4th

8

11th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 60y

16:45 Punchestown

Movie King

10st 12lb

J: Mr B M Coonan

T: A J Martin

towards rear, headway into midfield 6th, keeping on when left in third last, kept on but lost third towards finish

8/1

Form: 508-07

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner last year; placed in handicaps over hurdles and fences but current wellbeing is an issue and they're fiddling about with headgear.

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

8th

6

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 122y

19:38 Ballinrobe

Jakes Dream

11st 8lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Michael Winters

Maiden hurdle winner last year; placed in handicaps over hurdles and fences but current wellbeing is an issue and they're fiddling about with headgear.

33/1

7th

4

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

16:35 Tipperary

Jakes Dream

11st 9lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Michael Winters

Maiden hurdle winner last summer showed her best form over fences on testing ground; well beaten at Wexford last time in cheekpieces; blinkers tried today.

14/1

Form: 07P0-0 CD

Last run: 66 days

W: 11st 3lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

This is more his trip than the 2m1f over which he was tailed off over 2m1f at Wexford but he's 11 now and out of form.

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

4th

15

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:50 Fairyhouse

Oskar High

10st 13lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Norman Lee

Two wins last September but some time since he has shown anything and hard to fancy.

25/1

Form: 6P-00B

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

100-1 when brought down early in her latest maiden and tailed off on the Flat since then.

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

0

2

10th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 185y

17:35 Sligo

Comeragh Belle

11st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: M Flannery

Poor maiden under both codes, easily passed over.

66/1

10th

15

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 122y

19:38 Ballinrobe

Comeragh Belle

10st 10lb

J: J J Slevin

T: M Flannery

100-1 when brought down early in her latest maiden and tailed off on the Flat since then.

66/1

14th

14

(4)

5th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 120y

19:45 Tipperary

Comeragh Belle

8st 12lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: M Flannery

dwelt start, towards rear

50/1

Form: 63-932

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Placed in her last two maidens, beaten some 18l in the latest at Wexford (3m) but at least by the favourite; finished a lot closer over this trip the time before and should make her presence felt on handicap debut.

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

5th

5

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

13:20 Thurles

Glendars Mahler

11st 3lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: James Andrew Fahey

Sligo maiden winner over 2m2f in August; subsequent handicap form below the standard that will be needed here.

20/1

5th

10

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 106y

15:15 Thurles

Glendars Mahler

10st 8lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: James Andrew Fahey

Sligo maiden winner in August but was well behind Costanucci in Listowel handicap and may not want the ground too testing.

25/1

6th

8

17th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Listowel

Glendars Mahler

11st 10lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: James Andrew Fahey

Emphatic Sligo maiden winner over 2m2f; hard to fancy after a poor run in a handicap at Downpatrick.

16/1

Form: 05P6P-

Last run: 126 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Best effort for previous yard was a 10l defeat at Tramore (2m maiden); failed to build on that afterwards and has left Philip Rothwell; would need to see some confidence behind him.

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

1

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:10 Tramore

Duncarrig

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Anthony Mullins

Pretty poor this past year with the exception of his handicap hurdle win at Navan in September; this ground won't be quite so demanding (and more suitable) then on his chase debut but others appeal more.

14/1

5

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 176y

14:40 Thurles

Duncarrig

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Anthony Mullins

Left some poor runs behind when getting off the mark in 2m handicap hurdle at Navan in September, seemingly appreciating a drop back in trip; poor run since on softer ground however and definite ground concerns here for chase debut.

12/1

Form: 17440-

Last run: 110 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Lost his way for Nicky Henderson after winning a bumper and recently changed hands for only £2,000; tailed off in her previous handicap.

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

5th

9

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

15:30 Clonmel

Treyarnon Bay

10st 10lb

J: Mr H E Sexton

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Won a bumper for Nicky Henderson but very poor form over hurdles since joining this yard for small money last summer and remains opposable.

20/1

5th

14

29th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 7f 0y

16:10 Punchestown

Treyarnon Bay

11st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Flat-bred mare won a bumper for Nicky Henderson but very poor form over hurdles since joining this yard for small money last summer.

40/1

16th

18

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 77y

13:25 Punchestown

Treyarnon Bay

10st 7lb

J: Miss Abigail Voyce

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Well beaten in handicaps off this mark lately and can't be fancied even with cheekpieces tried; 4lb wrong.

50/1

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Non-runners

Laishann, That's About Right, Rockon Henry, Oh'herewego

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Payout
Exacta €1120.00
Straight Forecast €726.90
Tricast €5694.90
Trifecta €11916.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Glendars Mahler

SPOTLIGHT:

Movie King

The Irish Sun:

Glendars Mahler

POSTDATA:

Movie King