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14:05 Downpatrick

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A J C Group Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 1f 165y
  • 9 runners
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A J C Group Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.80
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 3

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Half-sister to the Irish St Leger and Ebor winner Sonnyboyliston and useful dual-purpose mare Lot Of Joy; rated 68 after three Flat runs; remote third (beaten 43l) behind two market leaders on hurdling debut at Tramore; should be more competitive now.

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

8th

10

11th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Cork

Dubeyeracingcraic

11st 10lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Ready winner of 2m2f Downpatrick maiden last summer (good) and absent until disappointing favourite in Navan flat handicap last month when cheekpieces tried; remains a potential improver in first handicap hurdle with ground in her favour.

7/1

11th

14

(3)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:35 Navan

Dubeyeracingcraic

9st 5lb

J: Sean Davis

T: C Byrnes

Was one leg of a stable gamble when winning a Downpatrick maiden hurdle in August when last seen; the best of him could yet to be seen although he could well come on for whatever he does here.

12/1

OUR TIP

3/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 4-263

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Twice successful in points and placed twice in bumpers at this venue; makes hurdling debut and a likely contender.

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Verdict Starting price

1st

5

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:05 Downpatrick

Kalanisi Flash

11st 12lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

prominent, went second after 2nd, pressed leader 5th, challenging approaching last, ridden to lead final 110yds, kept on well, just held on

9/2

4th

5

24th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 110y

12:20 Fairyhouse

Kalanisi Flash

11st 4lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Dual point winner ran well in defeat in bumpers a number of times last season; decent maiden hurdle placed runs either side of an early fall; can run well but needs improvement to score.

5/1

2nd

4

27th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:00 Sligo

Kalanisi Flash

11st 4lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: John C McConnell

prominent, led from 2 out, ridden and headed run-in, kept on, no match for winner, headed from 2 out

11/2

8/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 9-327

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Point winner last December for the McParlans, a leading northern yard; placed in two of his three bumper starts since joining a top stable; touched off by a 150-1 chance here last month; unplaced since at Limerick; needs to settle better than on that occasion.

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

11th

6

6th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 150y

15:20 Down Royal

Fathom Two

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield

12/1

Form: 02

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Two ordinary runs in points and tailed off on her hurdling debut at this venue in May; made an encouraging stable debut when chasing home a shorter-priced stablemate in the race in which the fancied Fortuna Favente flopped here 15 days ago; should be hard to beat.

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0

2

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 110y

16:10 Downpatrick

Signora Di Milano

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Lightly raced mare whose standout run came when second to a better-fancied stablemate in 2m2f mares maiden here in August (yielding); ran no sort of race over 3m at Listowel on latest but remains a potential improver on handicap debut.

11/2

9th

12

17th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:45 Listowel

Signora Di Milano

11st 5lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Did well on her stable debut when second to a stablemate in a mares maiden hurdle at Downpatrtick last month; very disappointing on her return there against geldings two weeks later; shaped on first run as though she would stay well and has to be respected here.

5/2

Form: 04

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Half-brother to four winners, including the useful Wilde About Oscar; second on his fourth and final point-to-point start the season before last; tailed off on hurdling debut at Galway; remote fourth over a longer trip here last time; cheekpieces on now, questions to answer.

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

15th

14

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:45 Navan

Josies Dylan

11st 2lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: S R B Crawford

Unable to win a point and not much to recommend in three maiden hurdles; headgear tried here but not easy to make a case for.

33/1

5th

2

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

14:05 Downpatrick

Josies Dylan

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

Half-brother to four winners, including the useful Wilde About Oscar; second on his fourth and final point-to-point start the season before last; tailed off on hurdling debut at Galway; remote fourth over a longer trip here last time; cheekpieces on now, questions to answer.

16/1

Form: 70

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

No sign of ability so far; huge price when tailed off in a maiden hurdle at Kilbeggan.

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

6th

7

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

14:05 Downpatrick

Bama Breeze

11st 5lb

J: Mr M E McCrory

T: Noel C Kelly

No sign of ability so far; huge price when tailed off in a maiden hurdle at Kilbeggan.

100/1

10th

10

12th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:25 Kilbeggan

Bama Breeze

10st 11lb

J: Mr M E McCrory

T: Noel C Kelly

Pulled up sole point starts and tailed off when 80-1 for a bumper last month.

100/1

7th

11

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 2f 0y

17:30 Sligo

Bama Breeze

11st 7lb

J: Mr M E McCrory

T: Noel C Kelly

never better than midfield, pushed along and no impression 4f out

66/1

Form: 8 BF

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Half-sister to the 2021 Supreme Novices' winner Appreciate It; cost E100,000 as 3yo; let down by her jumping when favourite on recent debut at this venue; has to turn it around with runner-up Signora Di Milano.

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

4th

2

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Navan

Fortuna Favente

11st 7lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

midfield, not fluent and lost position 3 out

7/2

7th

8

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

14:05 Downpatrick

Fortuna Favente

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

raced lazily at times, towards rear, pushed along briefly soon after start, pushed along briefly after 2nd, mistake 4 out, not fluent and weakened 3 out

3/1

Form: 00

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Third in a point-to-point in May following a sequence of fourths; has struggled in maiden hurdle outings at Kilbeggan and Galway.

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

8th

5

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

14:05 Downpatrick

Truckers Fame

11st 12lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Declan Queally

Third in a point-to-point in May following a sequence of fourths; has struggled in maiden hurdle outings at Kilbeggan and Galway.

50/1

12th

16

2nd Aug 2023

Soft

2m 5f 11y

19:50 Galway

Truckers Fame

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

towards rear

66/1

Form: P-

Last run: 263 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second off a low rating in a 2m Dundalk handicap in 2021; poor form otherwise; 66-1 when pulled-up on his only start over hurdles.

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

9th

4

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

14:05 Downpatrick

Kalu Pande

11st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Denis Leahy

Second off a low rating in a 2m Dundalk handicap in 2021; poor form otherwise; 66-1 when pulled-up on his only start over hurdles.

50/1

14th

9

(4)

23rd May 2023

Good

1m 5f 155y

20:10 Gowran Park

Kalu Pande

8st 13lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Denis Leahy

in touch with leaders

20/1

7

8th Dec 2022

Soft

2m 3f 14y

12:05 Clonmel

Kalu Pande

11st 4lb

J: Mr B W Harvey

T: Denis Leahy

always towards rear, pushed along after 8th, weakening when slow jump 4 out, tailed off when pulled up after 3 out

66/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Signora Di Milano

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Fathom Two

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Signora Di Milano

POSTDATA:

Signora Di Milano