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Paddy Smyth Memorial Mares Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 6f 14y
  • 14 runners
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Paddy Smyth Memorial Mares Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

33/1 (Won)

  • Win: £20.00
  • Place: £2.70

Form: 8

Last run: 49 days

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in her sole point before weakening into eighth (led early) in a Roscommon bumper.

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18

18th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:55 Navan

Deons Diamond

10st 9lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Won maiden hurdle at Ballinrobe (2m6f, yielding) in August before a 10l fourth over the same C&D in September and made a winning chase debut at Sligo (2m5f) later that month; bit to prove down at this sort of trip.

14/1

1st

10

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 47y

15:55 Sligo

Deons Diamond

10st 8lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

took keen hold early, made all, raced wide and faced challenge when not fluent 3 out, going best after 2 out, stayed on when ridden after last, comfortably

10/1

4th

9

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 181y

16:50 Ballinrobe

Deons Diamond

10st 5lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Second in a point before weakening after doing too much in front in a Roscommon bumper; much better when made all to easily win a weak maiden hurdle over C&D last time; this is tougher.

7/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: -07782

Last run: 2 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Reserve; 0-11 over hurdles but found only one too good at Killarney on Saturday (2m4f) and met with interference.

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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

15/8

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 094

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Took a marked forward step when keeping on for fourth in a 2m3f maiden at Kilbeggan and going further this time should bring her on some more; one of the better options.

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13

25th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 105y

15:20 Roscommon

Hurricane Honey

10st 10lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

never better than midfield, no impression after 4 out, eased before 2 out, towards rear when pulled up after 2 out

8/1

3rd

13

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

17:35 Ballinrobe

Hurricane Honey

10st 9lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear of midfield, headway on inner 2 out, ran on and went third run-in, no match for first two

15/8

4th

12

12th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:25 Kilbeggan

Hurricane Honey

10st 8lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Gordon Elliott

Beaten 21l in a C&D maiden hurdle on debut and no progress in a bumper since.

50/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dam 11.3f Flat (RPR 74) and useful 2m-3m hurdle winner, half-sister to 1m5f Flat/2m-2m4f hurdle/chase winner Storm River; claimer ridden and can only be watched first time out.

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4th

3

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

17:35 Ballinrobe

Bless The Moon

10st 13lb

J: Sean Cleary-Farrell

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

took keen hold, prominent, not fluent 6th, outpaced approaching last, kept on

20/1

Form: 4/7/

Last run: 550 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed in points but well held in two bumpers and has been off for a long time.

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9th

16

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Springtime Promise

11st 5lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

disputed lead, not fluent 1st, soon raced in second, weakened quickly after 3 out

12/1

1st

7

15th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 173y

Class 1

14:30 Sandown

Springtime Promise

11st 4lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

prominent, ridden before 2 out, led last, soon hung right, kept on well run-in, won going away

12/1

1st

4

26th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

13:00 Sedgefield

Springtime Promise

11st 9lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

Won two Irish points in October (3m, soft/soft to heavy) and improved upon previous rules form to win on stable debut at Huntingdon (2m4f, good to soft) a fortnight ago; likeable prospect; can go well once more.

3/1

Form: 6

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Signs were a tad more encouraging when sixth at Cork (2m1f) but she'll need more to threaten the best of these.

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3rd

3

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:55 Clonmel

Half Off Six Pence

11st 13lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: David Harry Kelly

led, mistake 2nd, not fluent 2 out (usual 3 out), headed and weakened before last

12/1

3rd

8

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

13:05 Tramore

Half Off Six Pence

10st 11lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: David Harry Kelly

led, headed after 3 out, weakened before 2 out

14/1

4th

3

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

13:00 Tramore

Half Off Six Pence

10st 13lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: David Harry Kelly

Best run was her penultimate one when beaten 8l in a heavy-ground maiden over C&D; below that level at Wexford.

10/1

Form: 00

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Suffered some interference last time but has finished tailed off in both her maidens.

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9

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 123y

15:55 Thurles

Electric Dreamer

11st 0lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: W J Burke

Maiden point winner at Boulta last month; failed to cope with a jump in class at Clonmel ten days ago; second-string for the trainer of Grange Leader.

50/1

7th

13

11th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 216y

13:00 Clonmel

Electric Dreamer

11st 7lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: W J Burke

Boulta winner a month ago; may struggle to reverse previous form at the same venue with Miners Bridge.

14/1

7th

6

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

17:35 Ballinrobe

Electric Dreamer

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: W J Burke

towards rear

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Second foal; dam 2m/2m4f hurdle winner, sister to bumper/2m5f hurdle winner Pure Anticipation; likely best watched on debut.

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13th

14

27th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 1f 110y

14:25 Sligo

Diverse Beauty

11st 0lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Seamus Fahey

Beaten in excess of 40l in two maiden hurdle starts at Ballinrobe and around 30l seventh at Gowran four weeks ago.

25/1

7th

16

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Gowran Park

Diverse Beauty

11st 5lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Seamus Fahey

Beaten in excess of 40l in two maiden hurdle starts at Ballinrobe; can be ruled out.

50/1

10th

5

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 153y

15:40 Ballinrobe

Diverse Beauty

10st 13lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Seamus Fahey

Beaten 42l in a maiden hurdle over 2m6f here on debut and huge improvement needed.

25/1

Form: 0800-0

Last run: 114 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Has twice produced RPRs in the low 90s but she's not progressing and probably needs handicaps.

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7th

12

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

13:55 Thurles

Zingara Lass

10st 13lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

83-rated mare; nothing to suggest she can make her presence felt in maiden company.

50/1

8th

9

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 7f 0y

15:50 Thurles

Zingara Lass

10st 11lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

Modest form and no chance in this company.

100/1

Form: 1-

Last run: 140 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Won her point by 5l and it was a similar margin of superiority in a 2m bumper for mares at Cork (yielding to soft); justified favouritism last time and looks a promising mare; this trip should be fine for hurdling debut.

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20th

9

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 180y

16:15 Naas

Straight Home

11st 11lb

J: Miss J Townend

T: Timothy Townend

Point winner who won a mares' bumper at Cork on rules debut; hasn't built on that this term and opening mark looks tough; off 126 days.

25/1

7th

7

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 101y

14:25 Thurles

Straight Home

11st 7lb

J: Miss J Townend

T: Timothy Townend

Point winner in February and winner of an ordinary point-to-point bumper at Cork in April; well beaten in three maiden hurdles this season; managed to get into the money here four weeks ago, but did not jump well and was beaten 32l in third.

25/1

3rd

4

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 13y

14:05 Thurles

Straight Home

11st 7lb

J: Miss J Townend

T: Timothy Townend

didn't always jump with fluency, prominent, mistake 1st, prominent in chasing group when not fluent 3 out, went remote third towards finish

20/1

Form: 975-00

Last run: 105 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Beaten in six bumpers and five hurdles, with her third in a Tipperary maiden last October very much a standout.

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13

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:55 Limerick

CEst Rien

11st 4lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

A 22-race maiden; has managed a few decent placed efforts over hurdles; not at her best lately and has plenty to prove as a result.

20/1

8th

7

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 135y

15:15 Fairyhouse

CEst Rien

11st 0lb

J: Sarah Kavanagh

T: Thomas Mullins

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 4 out, disputing second 3 out

12/1

7th

14

7th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 165y

16:30 Fairyhouse

CEst Rien

10st 7lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

20-race maiden and tailed off in her last two starts; best watched for now.

100/1

10/1

Form: 6

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 9lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Has about 10l to find with Hurricane Honey on their Kilbeggan clash but that was her debut and she should be wiser this time.

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2

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 4f 1y

Class 5

15:10 Fakenham

Mermaids Cave

11st 11lb

J: Mr Alex Chadwick

T: James Owen

3rd

7

25th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 2f 111y

Class 4

14:50 Exeter

Mermaids Cave

10st 10lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Matt Sheppard

Lightly raced 5yo who has shown some ability but she's been well beaten in both handicap hurdles and it was the same story on her chase debut in November last time out; a watching brief is advised on stable debut.

14/1

8th

15

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 100y

14:30 Tramore

Mermaids Cave

10st 10lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Remote second in a Perth novice hurdle in September; has shown little in races closer to home.

20/1

Form:

Last run: 38 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Pulled up in three points and tailed off in a maiden hurdle; recently withdrawn from intended chase debut; look elsewhere.

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13th

2

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

17:35 Ballinrobe

Alltheattitudes

10st 13lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Eamonn Francis Gallagher

in touch with leaders, not fluent when midfield 4th

100/1

15th

2

21st Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 180y

14:30 Killarney

Alltheattitudes

10st 13lb

J: E Walsh

T: Eamonn Francis Gallagher

Pulled up in three points and impossible to recommend on rules debut; tongue-tied.

66/1

Form: 34

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Encouraging third in a 2m3f maiden at Kilbeggan as the winner is useful and the second has won since; again ran well in a Sligo bumper which looked an insufficient stamina test; respected now raised to 2m6f.

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0

8

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

17:35 Ballinrobe

Sleep Sound

10st 13lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Peter Fahey

midfield

4/1

4th

9

10th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 54y

20:05 Sligo

Sleep Sound

11st 11lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: Peter Fahey

Half-sister to useful 3m-3m2f hurdle winner Jack Devine; dam unraced half-sister to bumper and useful 2m6f-3m hurdle/chase winner Streets Of Doyen; defied 50-1 odds on last month's debut when good third in 2m3f Kilbeggan mares' maiden hurdle, keeping on late into third; yard in hot form and no surprise if she played a major role here although ideally may want a stiffer test.

7/2

3rd

15

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:00 Kilbeggan

Sleep Sound

10st 13lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: Peter Fahey

Half-sister to useful 3m-3m2f hurdle winner Jack Devine; dam unraced half-sister to bumper and useful 2m6f-3m hurdle/chase winner Streets Of Doyen out of unraced sister to high-class 2m-3m1f hurdle/chase winner Sackville; well-bred sort from a yard in good form; worth a market check.

16/1

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Payout
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Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Hurricane Honey

The Irish Sun:

Sleep Sound

SPOTLIGHT:

Straight Home

POSTDATA:

Hurricane Honey