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Aidan Moffitt Memorial Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 1f 93y
  • 12 runners
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Aidan Moffitt Memorial Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.00
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 1U9-37 D BF

Last run: 72 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Disappointing at Roscommon since attracting the attention of the stewards at Punchestown in May; every chance now if returning in the full of her health.

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0

7

29th Nov 2023

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

14:35 Hereford

Redwood Queen

11st 4lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: C Byrnes

Dual hurdle winner, more recently at Sligo (2m1f, good) in August; gave very good account when third of 18 at Punchestown (2m, yielding) last month and needs to be taken very seriously here.

15/8

3rd

10

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 140y

14:25 Punchestown

Redwood Queen

11st 2lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Caught the attention of the stewards at Punchestown in May; was then well-backed when winning on return after an absence at Sligo; 7lb higher but considered.

5/1

1st

11

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 93y

17:40 Sligo

Redwood Queen

11st 1lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

took keen hold early, towards rear, headway and in touch with leaders when raced wide after 3 out, joined leader before last, led when ridden run-in, pushed out towards finish, readily

5/1

8/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: 2-4406

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

A couple of promising runs in maidens in the spring, handicap form has been ordinary; faded from the last in 2m Kilbeggan event 11 days ago.

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3rd

7

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

17:10 Tramore

Up And Out

11st 6lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear, headway before 4 out, briefly went second before 2 out, not fluent and weakened 2 out, not fluent last

14/1

16th

8

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

15:20 Navan

Up And Out

11st 8lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

15-race maiden but went close at Sligo before a 6l Bellewstown defeat latest; not sure to appreciate softer ground.

11/2

4th

3

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 37y

19:10 Bellewstown

Up And Out

11st 13lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear of midfield

7/2

10/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 00-25P

Last run: 72 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Only his second run in a handicap when no match for a well-treated winner at Ballinrobe; not quite as good when fifth at Punchestown; 5-1 when pulled-up in Punchestown race in which Atlantic Wonder was second.

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9

19th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 8y

Class 4

13:20 Carlisle

Skip Mahler

11st 0lb

J: Conor Rabbitt

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

0-10 but he's run well to be placed at Sligo (2m1f, good) and Downpatrick (2m2f, soft) the last twice; stayed on nicely most recently and this Irish raider could play a leading role now up in trip.

8/1

2nd

3

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 165y

15:00 Downpatrick

Skip Mahler

11st 11lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

held up in rear, headway before 2 out, pressed leaders on outer before last, ridden and went second and kept on run-in, no match for winner

6/1

Form: 3663-5

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Flat winner in France in 2020; should strip fitter as a result of outing at Bellewstown last month, his first run since January.

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9th

8

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 73y

14:25 Punchestown

Makfils

10st 13lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

Yet to win over jumps but has shown enough, particularly when second in a big field handicap hurdle at Navan in November; failed to match that at Leopardstown but respected on his best form.

10/1

11th

23

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Makfils

10st 0lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Peter Fahey

prominent, went second after 3 out

14/1

2nd

9

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:45 Navan

Makfils

11st 6lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: Peter Fahey

prominent, challenging going easily 2 out, soon led, headed when pushed along approaching last, ridden and kept on run-in, no match for winner

10/1

Form: -80487

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

1-33 over hurdles but placed nine times, vulnerable to judge from recent form; fourth here in June was one of his better efforts.

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10th

13

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 88y

16:23 Thurles

Future Proof

10st 10lb

J: Anna McGuinness

T: P J Rothwell

Has run okay without threatening in two runs at Punchestown in recent starts; losing run goes back to 2020 but he's on a competitive mark.

10/1

6th

16

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 77y

13:25 Punchestown

Future Proof

10st 8lb

J: Mr T Power Roche

T: P J Rothwell

Close fourth in a handicap hurdle at Navan in September and ran well despite some poor jumping behind a stable companion here two weeks ago; trainer and rider teamed up for a winner at Clonmel on Thursday.

12/1

6th

14

31st Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 159y

15:15 Punchestown

Future Proof

11st 5lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: P J Rothwell

Only one win from 37 starts over hurdles but placed on nine occasions; not beaten far in fourth at Navan in September; in rear at Thurles in November; form is too erratic to be a betting proposition.

16/1

Form: C-0002

Last run: 9 days

W: 12st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

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.

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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

Form: 002-05

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Stepped forward markedly when finishing 5l second in 2m4f handicap hurdle at Leopardstown in March; has failed to build on that and is now a 12-race maiden over hurdles.

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Verdict Starting price

6th

16

3rd Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Leopardstown

Banada Bridge

11st 5lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Mrs Denise Foster

Went close on better ground earlier in the season but has struggled in more testing conditions recently and this looks tough back in maiden company.

40/1

13th

8

14th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:20 Naas

Banada Bridge

11st 12lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: Mrs Denise Foster

No win in 18 hurdle starts but placed several times; probably didn't stay 2m4f at Wexford last time but has a solid shout if bouncing back to earlier efforts.

13/2

5th

3

17th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Wexford

Banada Bridge

11st 8lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Mrs Denise Foster

17-race maiden but some solid placed form in handicaps this term at 2m, including here in September; can be keen and no certainty to stay this longer trip in these conditions.

4/1

Form: 9-6019 D

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

33-1 winner at Downpatrick in her first handicap; failed to reproduce that form at Kilbeggan after 7lb rise.

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6th

16

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 138y

14:30 Thurles

Goodie Girl

11st 3lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Only beaten a neck on her penultimate start but failed to build on that here last time; still unexposed and return to shorter may help.

14/1

7th

5

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:35 Thurles

Goodie Girl

11st 10lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Long-priced winner on handicap debut at Downpatrick (2m1f, good to yielding) in June and back to that level of form when just denied in 2m6f Navan contest last month (yielding), finishing well after untidy leap last; major player.

13/2

2nd

10

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

17:05 Navan

Goodie Girl

11st 8lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Long-priced winner on handicap debut at Downpatrick (2m1f, good to yielding); well held since and steps up in trip.

20/1

Form: 254-38 C

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 4lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Twice a course winner; unsurprisingly struggled from 19lb out of the handicap over fences at Galway; possible he can feature now judged on his previous third behind Presenting Lad over hurdles at Roscommon; the winner has continued to perform well and beat Listentillitellyea at Ballinrobe last time.

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8th

1

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

18:30 Ballinrobe

Benefit Run

12st 0lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Three years since latest win in a Sligo handicap chase; not in great form lately although hurdling third at Roscommon in July was fair effort; blinkers tried.

8/1

9th

8

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 93y

17:40 Sligo

Benefit Run

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Twice a course winner; unsurprisingly struggled from 19lb out of the handicap over fences at Galway; possible he can feature now judged on his previous third behind Presenting Lad over hurdles at Roscommon; the winner has continued to perform well and beat Listentillitellyea at Ballinrobe last time.

6/1

8th

14

6th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 54y

15:30 Galway

Benefit Run

10st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Ross O’Sullivan

prominent

33/1

Form: -86207 BF

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Lost a shoe when disappointing at Wexford and there was also a possible excuse for not finishing a bit closer at Ballinrobe last time; has a chance on his previous second at Roscommon.

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18th

19

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:10 Punchestown

Atlantic Wonder

11st 0lb

J: A P Heskin

T: A J Martin

in rear

6/1

2nd

12

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

15:20 Navan

Atlantic Wonder

11st 0lb

J: A P Heskin

T: A J Martin

midfield, switched right when not fluent 2 out, soon headway

100/1

14/1

Form: 7P0-09 C

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 13lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Won back-to-back races at Galway and Ballinrobe last autumn to bring to his career tally to six; now back on a competitive mark though possibly the years are catching up with him.

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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: 0-F950

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Failed to reach the first four in ten outings for Jessica Harrington; tailed off in Ballinrobe contest in which Listentillitellyea was second; best watched for now.

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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

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Payout
Exacta €341.00
Straight Forecast €226.50
Tricast €1785.50
Trifecta €1290.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Benefit Run

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Listentillitellyea

TOPSPEED:

Makfils

The Irish Sun:

Rockview Roman

POSTDATA:

Benefit Run