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Cummins Homevalue Hardware Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6004.42
  • 2m 0f 143y
  • 14 runners
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Cummins Homevalue Hardware Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

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11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.90
  • Place: £1.80

Form: P72133 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

No knocking his consistency but he's beginning to look a shade high in the weights since going up 8lb for his Roscommon win; commands respect nevertheless.

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

8th

8

7th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 110y

13:55 Fairyhouse

Presenting Lad

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Mark Michael McNiff

Twice successful over hurdles during the summer, enhancing his strike rate to 3-32; finished 5l behind Mister Wilson on chase debut at Sligo; open to improvement.

16/1

3rd

6

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 120y

14:45 Sligo

Presenting Lad

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Mark Michael McNiff

Has run 32 times over hurdles, winning three times; two of those wins have come from his last five starts; may find a few of these too strong on chasing debut.

10/1

20/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 0C-000

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Has threatened a few times but he's now 0-20 and doesn't appear to arrive here in much form.

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1st

4

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 130y

15:55 Galway

Listentillitellyea

11st 9lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

No wins but five seconds from 20 starts over hurdles; has a bit to find with Makfils on Sligo running, but previous Ballinrobe second was encouraging.

6/1

6th

1

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 93y

17:40 Sligo

Listentillitellyea

12st 3lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

No wins but five seconds from 19 starts over hurdles; good run behind the in-form Presenting Lad at Ballinrobe last time; fair chance of reaching the money.

6/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: /1/0-4 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Flat/hurdle winner for previous yards; ran his best race for this one when under 4l away behind a well-backed favourite at Killarney last month (2m1f, good), finishing alongside Presenting Lad; shouldn't be far away off the same mark.

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3rd

1

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 143y

18:20 Ballinrobe

Charcor

11st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Martin Brassil

Flat/hurdle winner for previous yards; ran his best race for this one when under 4l away behind a well-backed favourite at Killarney last month (2m1f, good), finishing alongside Presenting Lad; shouldn't be far away off the same mark.

7/1

4th

4

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 1f 0y

19:10 Killarney

Charcor

11st 8lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Martin Brassil

Off for two years and little encouragement from runs in a Punchestown handicap hurdle and a pair of flat handicaps; probably best watched for now.

16/1

15th

6

(11)

1st Jul 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Curragh

Charcor

9st 13lb

J: Audrey Satabin

T: Martin Brassil

Off for two years and little encouragement from runs in a Punchestown handicap hurdle and a Leopardstown handicap earlier this month; others preferred.

33/1

Form: 2-3152 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Has history with Presenting Lad (closely matched on penultimate clash) and he pushed a well-handicapped winner close here three weeks ago; involved.

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7th

6

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

15:20 Navan

Only One Plan

11st 10lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Deservedly got his head in front at Roscommon in June; had plenty to do when fourth latest and return to softer ground is fine; could go well.

9/2

4th

13

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 143y

18:20 Ballinrobe

Only One Plan

11st 1lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Has history with Presenting Lad (closely matched on penultimate clash) and he pushed a well-handicapped winner close here three weeks ago; involved.

4/1

2nd

9

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 5y

17:38 Ballinrobe

Only One Plan

10st 12lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

held up in rear, headway on outer after 2 out, pressed leader run-in, soon went clear with winner, kept on

100/30

Form: 80-836

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Got tired up the hill when third at Downpatrick (2m1f, yielding to soft) and a late mistake didn't help when beaten 10l at Bellewstown; now 0-10 but running quite well and has each-way claims.

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Verdict Starting price

5th

6

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 160y

15:50 Downpatrick

Joshua Chamberlain

11st 8lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

Handled testing conditions well when winning readily at Tramore, different ground now unless there is a marked deterioration; form this season has included a third placing over a shorter trip at this venue.

4/1

1st

12

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

19:18 Tramore

Joshua Chamberlain

11st 1lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

held up in midfield, prominent 6th, led 2 out (usual 3 out), not fluent last (usual 2 out), soon ridden and went clear

10/1

5th

12

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 143y

18:20 Ballinrobe

Joshua Chamberlain

11st 1lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

Got tired up the hill when third at Downpatrick (2m1f, yielding to soft) and a late mistake didn't help when beaten 10l at Bellewstown; now 0-10 but running quite well and has each-way claims.

6/1

Form: /0P0-9 CD

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

First-time blinkered when well held at Killarney last month, finishing behind Presenting Lad and Charcor.

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18th

10

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

12:48 Down Royal

Baltinglass Hill

11st 7lb

J: Paul Cawley

T: P J Rothwell

in touch with leaders, weakened before 3 out

10/1

3rd

12

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 91y

12:45 Thurles

Baltinglass Hill

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Won back-to-back over hurdles a couple of seasons ago but losing run since; not an easy task on chase debut from this sort of mark.

20/1

8th

12

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 140y

14:25 Punchestown

Baltinglass Hill

10st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Dual winner in 2021 returned from a long absence this year; came back to form at Killarney last time; ground-versatile and a chance off 3lb higher.

6/1

Form: 6P/833

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Forward steps the last twice, latterly beaten under 8l in a Downpatrick maiden (2m2f) won by an odds-on stablemate; interesting handicap debutant.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

2

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Colonel Bellew

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Six-race maiden but some promise in maiden hurdles; would need to be a better chaser to have a say.

20/1

7th

5

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 143y

18:20 Ballinrobe

Colonel Bellew

11st 6lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Forward steps the last twice, latterly beaten under 8l in a Downpatrick maiden (2m2f) won by an odds-on stablemate; interesting handicap debutant.

11/2

3rd

3

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

15:15 Downpatrick

Colonel Bellew

11st 4lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

midfield

12/1

Form: 316P/7

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Fairly treated on a Cork win in 2021 and latest seventh back there wasn't too bad a run given she'd been a good-while absent; could show more here.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

13

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Listowel

Miss Arccol

11st 5lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Peter Fahey

Won a Cork handicap two years ago; returned after a long absence this summer and has to improve on the form of her two completed starts.

20/1

0

9

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

17:05 Bellewstown

Miss Arccol

11st 5lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Peter Fahey

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield before 2nd, some headway when fell 6th

14/1

Form: 0/400-

Last run: 231 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Dual Dundalk winner at 6f and 7f and later just about stayed 1m4f; fourth of 15 on his hurdling debut last summer and latest run was behind High Definition at Leopardstown last Christmas; goes handicapping for a new yard and not entirely discounted.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

4

(9)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Bears Hug

9st 13lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: J P Dempsey

Both wins have come here including a C&D success last winter; however, hasn't shown much over hurdles or on the Flat for this yard.

20/1

7th

5

(11)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

14:00 Bellewstown

Bears Hug

9st 10lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: J P Dempsey

prominent, disputing second halfway, outpaced under 2f out, weakened over 1f out

25/1

Form: /52F7-

Last run: 357 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Won as a 2yo for Jessica Harrington; didn't last long as a hurdler with Henry De Bromhead despite finishing second in a maiden; quiet on the Flat for this yard.

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Verdict Starting price

0

3

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 175y

15:45 Punchestown

Baron Wild

11st 11lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Denis W Cullen

in touch with leaders

33/1

10th

12

(22)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

16:30 Navan

Baron Wild

9st 2lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Denis W Cullen

towards rear

50/1

12th

8

(3)

28th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 4f 15y

17:10 Bellewstown

Baron Wild

9st 4lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Denis W Cullen

midfield

25/1

Form: 6-40

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Ran very moderately in his final maiden but positives to take from his first two runs and there should be improvement lurking now switched to handicaps.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

3

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:45 Navan

In For The Night

11st 12lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Desmond McDonogh

Best effort when runner-up in a C&D handicap hurdle on better ground in September; poor effort at Downpatrick subsequently when jumping badly; definite claims if he can bounce back to his previous form here but yet to race on ground this soft.

13/2

7th

1

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 165y

15:00 Downpatrick

In For The Night

12st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Desmond McDonogh

Much improved on second handicap attempt when just denied over 2m at Navan last month, having hit two out and then short of room at the last; 2lb higher but top-weight merits plenty of respect.

7/2

2nd

1

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

15:55 Navan

In For The Night

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Desmond McDonogh

midfield, headway when not fluent 2 out, pressed leaders when bit short of room and ridden from last, joined leaders towards finish, just held

8/1

Form: 60-F95

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Ran in snatches when a never-dangerous fifth (beaten just under 10l) in a Sligo maiden latest; would probably have been placed had he not fallen in one of his handicaps and, after last time, no surprise to see blinkers tried (replacing cheekpieces); shortlisted, provided the ground isn't too soft.

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

4th

6

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 70y

Class 3

14:50 Stratford

Macs Xpress

10st 2lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Irish raider; yet to win in 16 attempts over hurdles although was a creditable second in a Galway maiden in October (2m, soft); not at his best last time.

13/2

8th

10

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 143y

13:15 Fairyhouse

Macs Xpress

11st 3lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Maiden has been placed a number of times and ran a solid race in a competitive Cheltenham handicap in November; didn't jump well on chasing debut since but has a chance back hurdling.

7/1

6th

7

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 1f 191y

14:57 Clonmel

Macs Xpress

10st 11lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Experienced maiden hurdler with some solid runs in handicaps this term and good second in Galway maiden; not discredited at Cheltenham latest (hung left) and now goes chasing.

10/1

Form: 07F0-

Last run: 122 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

It was hard work in maidens and goes handicapping for a new yard with much to prove.

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

5th

18

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 74y

15:05 Thurles

Ella Rose

10st 6lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: D E Prendergast

midfield, mistake 1st

20/1

12th

14

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 194y

15:00 Punchestown

Ella Rose

11st 0lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: D E Prendergast

Poor handicap form until much improved at Gowran last month when clear second under forcing tactics over 2m4f (heavy); whether she sees out this longer trip is another matter.

14/1

Form: 18/P4P D

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Only 3lb higher than for his Galway win in October 2021 but hasn't achieved much at all in three chases since returning from a long absence.

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

9th

5

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 6f 111y

14:26 Galway

Indian Admiral

11st 0lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Noel C Kelly

Returned from 19 months off in May and has not beaten a single rival since; first run for Noel Kelly here and quite the transformation is needed.

25/1

0

14

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 143y

18:20 Ballinrobe

Indian Admiral

11st 0lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Patrick Griffin

Only 3lb higher than for his Galway win in October 2021 but hasn't achieved much at all in three chases since returning from a long absence.

50/1

0

6

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

15:35 Tipperary

Indian Admiral

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Patrick Griffin

held up in rear, slow jump when detached 8th, pulled up after 5 out

28/1

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Payout
Exacta €443.00
Straight Forecast €372.90
Tricast €1839.80
Trifecta €2540.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Only One Plan

TOPSPEED:

Baron Wild

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Only One Plan

POSTDATA:

Only One Plan

The Irish Sun:

Only One Plan