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Kenny Galway Handicap Hurdle

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  • 3m 0f 60y
  • 16 runners
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Kenny Galway Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £16.20
  • Place: £3.30

Form: 1229-F

Last run: 48 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 123

Form & Verdict

Front-runner's two wins have been on soft although was running fine race on good ground at Kilbeggan last time, just headed by Macgiloney when pair both fell at last; tongue tied tried for the first time.

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4th

4

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 92y

14:25 Fairyhouse

My Design

10st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

didn't jump with fluency, pressed leader early, dropped to last before 5th

14/1

7th

6

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

3m 5f 130y

12:55 Fairyhouse

My Design

11st 0lb

J: Mr R W Barron

T: Declan Queally

prominent, led after 1st, mistake 13th, not fluent 5 out, headed 3 out, soon weakened

6/1

1st

4

3rd Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 210y

15:35 Galway

My Design

10st 13lb

J: Mr R W Barron

T: Declan Queally

made all, not fluent 1st, faced challenge 2 out, mistake last, soon ridden and ran on, comfortably

7/1

12/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 7316/6 D

Last run: 63 days

W: 10st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Likes a stamina test, sole win coming in 3m Navan handicap chase on heavy; all the better for June comeback run after 449-day absence and cheekpieces now tried.

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0

12

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

3m 5f 130y

12:55 Fairyhouse

Call The Tune

10st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

midfield, headway 3 out, in touch with leaders 2 out, no extra when pulled up approaching last

4/1

2nd

14

5th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 4f 0y

15:15 Cork

Call The Tune

10st 0lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

midfield, pecked on landing 2nd, towards rear of midfield with one circuit to go, in touch with leaders after 5 out, disputed lead going easily after 3 out, led clearly after 2 out, not fluent and hampered rival last, soon ridden, headed final stride

8/1

2nd

10

20th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Call The Tune

10st 10lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

Lightly-raced; won over fences last year on testing ground and ran a cracker in a Galway handicap hurdle last time over this trip; go very well off 4lb higher and soft ground will suit; cheekpieces off.

4/1

OUR TIP

12/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 31/4-6

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict

Better chaser, notably winning valuable 3m7f handicap at Punchestown festival of 2022; has only been seen twice since, latest after year's absence when never sighted in Killarney handicap hurdle last month; expected to come on for that and on a nice mark over hurdles.

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3

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

Peaches And Cream

11st 5lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear

8/1

4

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 4f 165y

18:20 Downpatrick

Peaches And Cream

11st 1lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear

8/1

4th

4

3rd Feb 2024

Good To Soft

3m 7f 76y

Class 2

14:15 Musselburgh

Peaches And Cream

11st 7lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Gavin Cromwell

held up in rear on inner

7/2

25/1

  • Place: £4.00

Form: 623-P0

Last run: 4 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Bumper and maiden hurdle winner was soundly beaten in 2m7f handicap here on Tuesday; hard to fancy.

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1st

1

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 150y

19:20 Downpatrick

Another Choice

11st 12lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

held up in midfield

14/1

5

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 20y

14:52 Gowran Park

Another Choice

11st 8lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

Best form is on much better ground; not one of the more obvious candidates on first run since finishing in rear at Cheltenham in November.

33/1

Form: 02-823

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Largely frustrating sort over jumps and nearly two years without a win; okay flat effort here on Wednesday but best form over shorter than this and hard to be confident in.

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7th

8

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 180y

15:32 Clonmel

Takarengo

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

1-26 record over hurdles; fair placed form over fences this season gives him claims of sorts but likely to find a couple too good.

8/1

5th

1

26th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 100y

12:45 Punchestown

Takarengo

11st 13lb

J: Mr C Mullins

T: Thomas Mullins

1-25 record over hurdles is an ongoing negative; fair placed form over fences lately, in defiance of his tendency to make mistakes; made little impression over hurdles at Cheltenham nine days ago.

10/1

8

17th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 3

13:10 Cheltenham

Takarengo

11st 7lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

Did well to remain competitive in his recent handicap chases at Galway (2m6f) considering the mistakes he made; seems more effective over hurdles but he's hard to win with (1-24 in this discipline).

20/1

Form: 030-6P D

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; three-time hurdle winner, including over 3m; recent form wouldn't inspire too much confidence however; blinkers tried.

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0

3

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

12:55 Thurles

Good World

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

prominent, awkward jump 1st, soon unseated

6/1

7th

18

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Good World

10st 5lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

towards rear of midfield

18/1

2nd

8

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Good World

11st 7lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

Stays this distance and seems ready for it after staying-on Kilbeggan third in August; seems to handle softer ground too and likely to go well.

8/1

Form: 965-68

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Four-time Flat winner and won Killarney maiden hurdle for Matt Smith a year ago; midfield finishes on both runs last month for current yard in 2m4f handicap hurdles so lots more required here.

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3rd

6

9th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:40 Tipperary

Arabian King

11st 11lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Cian Collins

Good run when fifth of 16 at Cheltenham in October but his levels have dipped markedly since then, including back on the AW last time; bit to prove now.

12/1

9th

11

(6)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Arabian King

11st 6lb

J: Mr R James

T: Cian Collins

Decisive winner of a 1m6f handicap on testing ground at Listowel in September; ran well in a Cheltenham handicap hurdle in October but well beaten three times subsequently; others preferred.

14/1

20

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 20y

14:52 Gowran Park

Arabian King

10st 13lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Cian Collins

Five Flat wins on the Flat (most recently in a 1m6f Listowel handicap last September); recent hurdles form is unconvincing.

25/1

Form: 26110- D

Last run: 119 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

In good form in the spring, wins at Thurles and Cork on soft/heavy; never counted on quicker ground at former venue in April however and returns from a break; would want rain.

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1st

7

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 116y

19:40 Bellewstown

Killinure Lass

11st 5lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

towards rear, pushed along but headway before 2 out, in touch with leaders approaching last, ridden and ran on well to lead inside final 110yds, won going away

18/1

6th

5

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 50y

13:50 Fairyhouse

Killinure Lass

11st 6lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Brian M McMahon

held up in rear, outpaced after 3 out, lost touch before 2 out, weakened approaching last

12/1

Form: 155-F1 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 6lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

First reserve; stays well and has returned in good form this summer, likely winner when fell last in Punchestown handicap chase before making all in 3m2f Sligo handicap hurdle; 6lb rise workable although does appreciate good ground so won't want too much rain.

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8th

2

11th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:28 Down Royal

Menindee

11st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D M Christie

Five-time winner; three of them this summer, two when bouncing back from sub-standard efforts; needs to do the same here having been pulled-up at Cheltenham last month but capable of doing so.

14/1

0

8

27th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 0y

Class 3

16:30 Cheltenham

Menindee

11st 10lb

J: Mr R James

T: D M Christie

Northern Irish challenger who made a successful return to fences at Roscommon (2m5f, heavy) despite her preference for a longer trip and drier ground; a thorough test around here should be up her street.

12/1

1st

3

25th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 5f 63y

17:05 Roscommon

Menindee

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D M Christie

jumped well, led, briefly headed after 5th, disputed lead after 8th, led clearly when ridden and switched left after 3 out, kept on well run-in

6/1

Form: 5B74-9

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 10lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Ballinrobe winner over this trip last year shaped encouragingly on last month's Killarney comeback run and could step up on that here.

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9

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 4f 61y

16:35 Leopardstown

Fiveaftermidnight

10st 11lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Four-time winner; completely tailed off at Down Royal in January but better judged on her previous second in a veterans' chase at Limerick; each-way chance.

20/1

5th

6

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:00 Down Royal

Fiveaftermidnight

11st 2lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Most recent of her four wins was over hurdles in April 2022; the stable is enjoying a fine season and positives can be taken from her second in a five-runner veterans' contest at Limerick.

5/1

2nd

3

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 6f 120y

12:20 Limerick

Fiveaftermidnight

10st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Never really involved at Roscommon albeit she stuck to her guns really well to bag a modest fourth; jumping left a bit to be desired on that occasion and if she has ironed out those frailties, she should hold her own here.

5/2

Form: 59-F14 D

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Dual hurdle winner turned things around on his third start over fences when readily brushing aside the opposition at Downpatrick; jumping let him down however in novice company since and now reverts to hurdles.

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0

3

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 138y

14:30 Thurles

Sphagnum

11st 13lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: J P Broderick

Still involved when coming down over fences when last seen in September; best form has come over further but not ruled out from lower hurdle mark.

20/1

0

4

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 47y

17:05 Sligo

Sphagnum

11st 10lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: J P Broderick

raced in last but in touch with leaders, some headway 10th, pressed leaders and raced wide when fell 4 out

14/1

Form: 211-00 D

Last run: 55 days

W: 10st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Won back-to-back handicap chases (3m1f/2m4f) last year on decent ground but both runs this summer well below best; back hurdling here off 14lb lower mark so has to be respected.

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0

13

20th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Pairc Na Ngael

10st 1lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: C Byrnes

towards rear, mistake and pushed along briefly 3rd, not fluent 4th, soon eased and pulled up

28/1

12th

18

6th Aug 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

14:20 Galway

Pairc Na Ngael

10st 9lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: C Byrnes

Won back-to-back handicap chases (3m1f/2m4f) last year on decent ground but both runs this summer well below best; back hurdling here off 14lb lower mark so has to be respected.

9/1

10th

8

12th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 52y

17:13 Roscommon

Pairc Na Ngael

10st 7lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: C Byrnes

Won back-to-back handicap chases (3m1f/2m4f) last year but has to bounce back from a quiet reappearance at Kilbeggan when never at the races.

12/1

Form: 9013P-

Last run: 128 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Good winner of 2m4f Navan handicap last winter on soft before a credible third at Leopardstown (3m); absent since March but won on comeback early in the year so definitely one to consider.

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11th

9

8th May 2024

Good

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:40 Kelso

Pure Sirloin

11st 4lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Sandy Forster

Won for Gavin Cromwell in Ireland at start of 2023, but left that stable after two disappointing efforts last summer and makes debut for Sandy Forster after 233 days off; others have more pressing claims.

25/1

0

6

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:05 Listowel

Pure Sirloin

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Won over this trip at Navan last winter and decent third off this mark over 3m at Leopardstown; may have needed the run at Galway last month.

16/1

Form: 05-8U7

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Sole hurdles win came in 2m4f Navan handicap in 2022; mixing hurdles/chases of late without showing much; others preferred.

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14th

9

6th Aug 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

14:20 Galway

Silvertown

11st 1lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Sole hurdles win came in 2m4f Navan handicap in 2022; mixing hurdles/chases of late without showing much; others preferred.

20/1

7th

3

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:00 Killarney

Silvertown

11st 13lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

1-17 over hurdles, placed six times; has been competing over fences without showing much; others preferred.

16/1

Form: 60-462

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Tipperary maiden win hasn't been added to, going nearest when second in 3m1f Kilbeggan beginners chase last month; Listowel second off this mark last summer would bring him into the mix.

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4th

2

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

16:10 Tipperary

Summer Tide

11st 5lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Won a 2m4f maiden hurdle at this track in 2021; did really well to get off the mark over fences on fourth chase start at Cork (2m) back from a 238 day break; this trip will suit better and he should have improved from that comeback.

7/4

1st

9

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 160y

14:55 Cork

Summer Tide

11st 12lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

in touch with leaders, not fluent 3rd, prominent after 4th, joined leaders 4 out, led narrowly on near side of group going easily 3 out, eased clear run-in, comfortably

12/1

Form: 6P0-39

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Both wins have been on good ground and trip-versatile on her ground; poor Bellewstown effort in first-time cheekpieces but headgear persisted with; won't want too much rain.

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0

12

6th Aug 2023

Good

3m 0f 60y

14:20 Galway

Country Queen

10st 13lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Both wins have been on good ground and trip-versatile on her ground; poor Bellewstown effort in first-time cheekpieces but headgear persisted with; won't want too much rain.

14/1

9th

9

8th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Bellewstown

Country Queen

11st 0lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Both wins have been on good ground and on good to yielding she was a 6l third at Punchestown last month; first-time cheekpieces go on and respected granted suitable conditions.

8/1

3rd

7

11th Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 140y

17:00 Punchestown

Country Queen

11st 0lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Gordon Elliott

Won a bumper and Kilbeggan maiden hurdle on good ground last summer; both recent efforts have been on slower ground when well held in handicaps so this looks more suitable.

20/1

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Non-runners

Macgiloney, We'llhavewan, Pakens Rock, Drumcliff, Junior Rattler, True Destiny, King Ferdinand

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Payout
Exacta €1206.00
Straight Forecast €926.50
Tricast €12964.70
Trifecta €7456.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Menindee

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Pakens Rock

POSTDATA:

Macgiloney

TOPSPEED:

Drumcliff