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Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

  • Prize money: £6526.55
  • 2m 4f 50y
  • 15 runners
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Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.70
  • Place: £2.80

Form: 00-88

Last run: 84 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Maiden who has been struggling under both codes this year, well held here on Thursday on flat.

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

12th

5

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 7f 25y

15:25 Punchestown

Vintage Gold

11st 10lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Joseph Murphy

Won over 2m4f at Killarney last summer and was running well when falling late at Listowel; pulled up however on return from a short break in heavy ground at Limerick in November so ground concerns remain.

14/1

14/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 7-0778

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 1lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Midfield finish in 2m7f maiden here last month one of her better efforts; 2m trip inadequate on recent handicap debut at Tramore so more expected now upped in trip.

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

2nd

20

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Amazing Amy

11st 4lb

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

prominent, bumped 6th, outpaced home turn, left in third when hampered by faller 2 out, kept on and went second but no chance with winner run-in

6th

12

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 55y

17:40 Galway

Amazing Amy

11st 5lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Maiden after 12 hurdle runs but solid in second last twice, at Killarney and Ballinrobe; has a 4lb rise to deal with but enters calculations.

6/1

2nd

16

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

17:35 Ballinrobe

Amazing Amy

10st 13lb

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

in touch with leaders, headway after 2 out, chased clear leader last, kept on and went clear with winner run-in, no match for winner

OUR TIP

7/2

  • Place: £1.80

Form: -43322 BF

Last run: 9 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Model of consistency in this grade of late, including C&D second to an improver last month and most recently second to another improver in Mr Social (runs in Division 1) at Tramore; nudged up another 1lb but sure to run his race again and deserves a change of luck.

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

3rd

4

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:10 Tramore

Hard Target

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: David Harry Kelly

Disappointing in his latest hurdle but consistent up until then and there are winning chasers in the family.

25/1

8th

8

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 4f 70y

17:00 Gowran Park

Hard Target

11st 0lb

J: Mr A P Ryan

T: David Harry Kelly

Bang there all season and obvious contender again.

8/1

Form: /P9-06

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Not discredited on second handicap attempt at Kilbeggan last month; blinkers now replace cheekpieces and may yet have more to offer.

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

7th

16

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Cathys Quest

11st 12lb

J: Michelle O’Brien

T: Terence O’Brien

Won handicap hurdle in September but hard to fancy here.

50/1

9th

8

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:35 Thurles

Cathys Quest

11st 6lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Terence O’Brien

Last month's Kilbeggan hurdles win (beat Tango Theatre 15l) came at 3m but ran no sort of race (wound on hind leg and blowing hard) when favourite on chasing debut at Downpatrick; could still have more to offer over hurdles.

13/2

0

2

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 110y

17:20 Downpatrick

Cathys Quest

11st 13lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Terence O’Brien

All the better for blinkers over hurdles, following her improved fourth at Killarney (2m4f, yielding to soft) with a runaway breakthrough success at Kilbeggan (3m, good to yielding); whacked up 12lb for that ahead of this her debut over fences, but there are useful chasers in the family.

13/8

Form: 8P-93F

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Pick of form came when C& third (Hard Target second) last month but faller at Wexford since; remains of interest.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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0

5

12th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

15:30 Worcester

Man After Midnight

11st 2lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Louise G Lyons

Irish raider who is 0-13 but ran okay to be fifth in a Killarney handicap (2m4f) last time and looks up to winning a race of this nature; blinkers replace cheekpieces.

8/1

5th

7

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

15:05 Killarney

Man After Midnight

11st 3lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Louise G Lyons

Pick of form came when C& third (Hard Target second) last month but faller at Wexford since; remains of interest.

5/1

0

10

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:05 Wexford

Man After Midnight

11st 3lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Louise G Lyons

Showed a hint of ability in maidens and best handicap run came over 2m4f at Killarney last time, running on; this step up in trip should suit and runs off the same mark, so one to consider.

4/1

Form: 9P-739

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Let down by jumping at Limerick last time but previous Tipperary third (over 3m) was a good effort; potential player if jumping better.

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

6th

4

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

15:05 Killarney

Galmar

11st 6lb

J: E Walsh

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Let down by jumping at Limerick last time but previous Tipperary third (over 3m) was a good effort; potential player if jumping better.

7/1

9th

8

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

19:05 Limerick

Galmar

11st 6lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Not had many chances at staying trips and he finished third over 3m at Tipperary (good to yielding) three weeks ago; didn't look entirely straightforward in the closing stages but at least comes here in some form.

10/1

3rd

5

6th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Tipperary

Galmar

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

towards rear of midfield

16/1

Form: 40640-

Last run: 149 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

First reserve; well beaten in seven hurdle starts, dropping away tamely in 2m6f Limerick handicap in March when last seen.

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

11th

13

27th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:37 Limerick

Costaweefortune

10st 0lb

J: Caragh Monaghan

T: Charles Coakley

Maiden has been well beaten on her last two starts and is 8lb out of the handicap; not easy to fancy.

50/1

7th

13

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 100y

15:20 Limerick

Costaweefortune

10st 13lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Charles Coakley

Best run when 7th in a Killarney handicap hurdle but has to improve on that; poor in a maiden since.

22/1

Form: 600-F8

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 13lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

10yo continues to struggle off this basement mark; opposable.

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

6th

12

7th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Fairyhouse

Cottage Artist

10st 13lb

J: Alan King

T: V T O’Brien

Weak form overall; not a bad effort when sixth over C&D on Monday, but unlikely to reverse form with Sayitfirst and Banada Bridge.

14/1

6th

14

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Cottage Artist

10st 6lb

J: Daniel King

T: V T O’Brien

15-race maiden with bits and pieces of form to her credit; others preferred here.

20/1

0

13

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:47 Kilbeggan

Cottage Artist

11st 0lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: V T O’Brien

raced in second and pressed leader, led before 3rd, headed 4 out

33/1

Form: P8-07P

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Nothing as yet in handicaps although badly hampered before pulled up at Limerick on latest; hard to fancy all the same.

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

9th

16

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

15:05 Killarney

Share The Joy

10st 13lb

J: Richard Condon

T: W J Lanigan

Nothing as yet in handicaps although badly hampered before pulled up at Limerick on latest; hard to fancy all the same.

25/1

0

18

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

18:35 Limerick

Share The Joy

10st 13lb

J: Richard Condon

T: W J Lanigan

Beaten nearly 18l into seventh at Kilbeggan (3m) but that was her best run yet; needs more.

25/1

7th

15

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:43 Kilbeggan

Share The Joy

10st 13lb

J: Richard Condon

T: W J Lanigan

Shown very little in seven starts so far including last week's handicap debut.

50/1

Form: 079-00

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Two handicap efforts have been underwhelming; tongue tie now added to cheekpieces tried last time.

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

10th

10

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

15:05 Killarney

Celtic Light

11st 1lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: James Joseph Mangan

Two handicap efforts have been underwhelming; tongue tie now added to cheekpieces tried last time.

20/1

10th

6

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Celtic Light

11st 4lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: James Joseph Mangan

disputed lead, prominent before 2nd, overjumped 4th, jumped left and bumped rival 4 out

20/1

Form: 0PP-90

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Limited maiden has been soundly beaten in handicaps of late; hard to fancy.

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

7th

1

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

17:25 Ballinrobe

Ballygriffin Girl

11st 7lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Eoin Doyle

Poor maiden over hurdles and can't be seriously fancied in this company.

100/1

11th

12

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

15:05 Killarney

Ballygriffin Girl

10st 13lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Eoin Doyle

Limited maiden has been soundly beaten in handicaps of late; hard to fancy.

25/1

Form: F90F-0

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Nothing so far in handicaps, latest over C&D last month when plenty keen after a break; hard to fancy.

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

12th

11

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

15:05 Killarney

Willie Bob

11st 1lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Michael P Hourigan

Nothing so far in handicaps, latest over C&D last month when plenty keen after a break; hard to fancy.

25/1

14th

12

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:35 Killarney

Willie Bob

11st 5lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Michael P Hourigan

Opening two handicap efforts modest and seems best watched for now.

25/1

7

16th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

14:30 Cork

Willie Bob

11st 9lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Michael P Hourigan

midfield, ridden and no impression after 3 out, well held when fell last

25/1

Form: 0/6S-P

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Still going okay when coming down (clipped heels) in Ballinrobe handicap in May 2022 but absent until pulled up after never counting at Limerick last month; best watched for now.

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

13th

6

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

15:05 Killarney

No Logic

11st 4lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Michael P Hourigan

Still going okay when coming down (clipped heels) in Ballinrobe handicap in May 2022 but absent until pulled up after never counting at Limerick last month; best watched for now.

25/1

0

6

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

18:35 Limerick

No Logic

11st 6lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Michael P Hourigan

Still going okay when coming down (clipped heels) in a Ballinrobe handicap in May 2022 but absent since and now starting off for a new yard; 0-12 under rules and watching brief makes sense.

16/1

3

30th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 58y

19:50 Ballinrobe

No Logic

11st 9lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: John C McConnell

Lacked a gear where it mattered at Downpatrick, but not a bad effort considering it was his first start over hurdles for quite a while; should improve and is not ruled out.

12/1

Form: 844-F5

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Promise towards the end of last season in Britain; well-backed on both Kilbeggan outings for current yard but has failed to settle each time, keeping on late when beaten little over 2l on latest (2m); upped in trip here and should go well if settling better.

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Verdict Starting price

0

2

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

15:05 Killarney

Black Tonic

11st 12lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Richard John O’Brien

Promise towards the end of last season in Britain; well-backed on both Kilbeggan outings for current yard but has failed to settle each time, keeping on late when beaten little over 2l on latest (2m); upped in trip here and should go well if settling better.

9/2

Form: 890-08

Last run: 92 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Third in a Cork maiden hurdle last summer but has failed to build on it, mild promise in first-time cheekpieces on latest.

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

14th

9

31st Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 159y

15:15 Punchestown

In A Nice Way

11st 7lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Stephen Ryan

Placed twice in maidens; handicap form has left a lot to be desired; tongue-tie on now after a moderate run at Thurles.

25/1

11th

18

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:35 Thurles

In A Nice Way

11st 2lb

T: Stephen Ryan

Third reserve; twice placed in maidens including over 2m5f at Roscommon last month (a weak event); acts on soft.

3rd

5

25th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 105y

15:20 Roscommon

In A Nice Way

10st 13lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Stephen Ryan

prominent and briefly disputed lead, not fluent 8th, wandered on approach 3 out, soon ridden, not fluent 2 out, soon outpaced, wandered on approach last, kept on but no impression run-in, no match for first two

50/1

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Payout
Exacta €1285.00
Straight Forecast €1161.10
Tricast €5074.20
Trifecta €5088.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Hard Target

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Black Tonic

POSTDATA:

Hard Target

The Irish Sun:

Hard Target