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angloprinters.ie Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6265.49
  • 2m 0f 130y
  • 14 runners
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angloprinters.ie Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.90
  • Place: £1.70

Form: -00026

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

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.

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

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

8/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 23-553

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Placed in four of his eight starts, twice in bumpers, and twice in maiden hurdles; form has included second in a 2m3f course maiden last October; each-way chance now after recent Ballinrobe third.

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

15th

4

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 172y

17:20 Ballinrobe

Tomas O Maille

12st 0lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: M Flannery

Some good runs in handicaps last season, including here over 2m6f; can be expected to come on for recent comeback run and locally-trained 7yo remains on a competitive mark.

8/1

20/1

  • Place: £4.20

Form: 5-0458

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Maiden winner over 2m4f early last season; hard to make a case on this season's form.

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

0

1

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Listowel

Gekkota

12st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: T J O’Mara

Maiden hurdle winner over this trip last year hasn't been beaten far in handicaps the last thrice over shorter; should appreciate going back up to this trip and one to consider.

11/4

3rd

5

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 130y

15:55 Galway

Gekkota

11st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: T J O’Mara

Maiden winner over 2m4f early last season; hard to make a case on this season's form.

20/1

8th

9

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 150y

16:53 Cork

Gekkota

11st 8lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: T J O’Mara

towards rear, headway into midfield before 3 out, no impression approaching last

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 9850-5

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Flattered by 101 Flat rating; 108 hurdles mark is possibly a bit high but could feature with just a little improvement from a recent Down Royal run.

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

3rd

6

11th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 65y

14:50 Cork

Realism

11st 5lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

didn't jump with fluency, led, joined 5th, headed 2 out, no extra run-in

5/1

11th

6

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 107y

14:40 Punchestown

Realism

11st 8lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

midfield

6/1

4th

3

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 130y

15:55 Galway

Realism

11st 11lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Flattered by 101 Flat rating; 108 hurdles mark is possibly a bit high but could feature with just a little improvement from a recent Down Royal run.

11/2

Form: -F950F

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 2lb

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; saying on when falling at the last at Sligo on first run for this stable; could go well if confidence not impaired.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

2

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 77y

18:20 Ballinrobe

Macs Xpress

12st 0lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Paul John Gilligan

Maiden after 19 starts in all spheres but ha shown enough ability to win a race in this grade; has been well beaten on heavy recently but this better ground suits; chance.

8/1

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

Form: 80664- CD

Last run: 169 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Best form was two seasons ago; managed a few respectable displays last winter but may need this after a break.

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

5th

4

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 77y

18:50 Ballinrobe

Young Fitzy

11st 10lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent 2 out, briefly went second after 2 out, weakened run-in

6/1

4th

8

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

18:07 Ballinrobe

Young Fitzy

10st 0lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Norman Lee

held up in rear, some headway halfway, kept on from last, went modest fourth inside final 110yds, not reach leaders

25/1

0

3

11th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 9y

12:25 Clonmel

Young Fitzy

11st 10lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

Has been running quite creditably off his lower hurdles mark, placed twice at Limerick in recent months; potentially interesting on only his second run over fences, coming just over two years since he won a beginners' event at Tramore.

11/2

Form: 705-75

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Dual-winning pointer; has shown little over hurdles or on chase debut at Tramore in June; first time in a handicap.

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

1st

2

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

14:22 Clonmel

Kitsilano

11st 13lb

J: Tom Harney

T: John Joseph Murphy

midfield, headway and prominent 8th, not fluent 4 out

8/1

10th

16

17th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 87y

Class 3

16:05 Cheltenham

Kitsilano

10st 10lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: John Joseph Murphy

2-4 in Irish points; yet to make the breakthrough under rules (nine attempts) and that includes two runs over fences; beaten about 15l in handicaps in his two runs back over hurdles in September, nevertheless his closest finishes in this sphere; others have more pressing claims.

40/1

Form: 663-54

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Flat winner in France, 0-16 over hurdles but two fair runs since return from a break; 4l in front of Listentillitelyea when fourth at Sligo 19 days ago.

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

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

Form: /F438- BF

Last run: 435 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Is 1-15 over hurdles, positive jockey booking but up against it on first run in 15 months.

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

9th

7

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 130y

15:55 Galway

Tullyveery Lad

11st 7lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: R P Cody

Is 1-15 over hurdles, positive jockey booking but up against it on first run in 15 months.

16/1

8th

4

3rd Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

16:20 Tramore

Tullyveery Lad

11st 10lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: R P Cody

in rear, headway after 9th, soon midfield, pushed along and outpaced before 2 out, soon lost position, ridden and rallied approaching last, kept on strongly run-in

11/2

3rd

7

11th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 110y

15:30 Downpatrick

Tullyveery Lad

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: R P Cody

towards rear, prominent when pushed along briefly 4th, pressed leader when pushed along from 9th, briefly led after 4 out, ridden and weakened after 3 out, beaten when hampered 2 out

13/2

Form: P-U023

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Two wins on the Flat but still a maiden over hurdles; fair recent form over much further, second in 2m6f Downpatrick maiden and third in 3m2f Sligo handicap.

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

16th

17

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Cozone

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Matthew J Smith

midfield on outer

20/1

8th

5

(10)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

2m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Cozone

8st 13lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Matthew J Smith

Last year's winner off 2lb higher mark; largely campaigned over hurdles this year, winning at Listowel; blew the start only start here; not one to rule out.

12/1

Form: 90-2

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Three Flat wins for Michael Bell from 1m2f to 2m; in rear in a Flat handicap last week; previously a long-priced second in a maiden hurdle at Ballinrobe; value of that form is questionable.

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

7th

6

16th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 30y

13:40 Fairyhouse

The Vegas Raider

11st 3lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: K A Heffernan

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield 3 out, no extra from 2 out

10/1

14th

20

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

15:10 Fairyhouse

The Vegas Raider

10st 0lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: K A Heffernan

Distant runner-up in maiden hurdle in August but struggled since and wrong at the weights here.

66/1

0

7

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

14:45 Limerick

The Vegas Raider

11st 9lb

J: Paul Cawley

T: K A Heffernan

Multiple Flat winner was 2nd in a Ballinrobe maiden hurdle in the summer and ran well enough in a Galway handicap last time but needs more.

10/1

33/1

Form: 00-4P0 D

Last run: 64 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Winner over fences; 0-13 over hurdles; out of his depth in a recent maiden run on the Flat.

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

3rd

20

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

So Easy Way

10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: I Madden

Poor on last three hurdle starts and has to be primed on return from a break to score.

33/1

12th

17

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 130y

15:55 Galway

So Easy Way

10st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: I Madden

Winner over fences; 0-13 over hurdles; out of his depth in a recent maiden run on the Flat.

33/1

10th

1

(3)

4th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 3f 140y

18:45 Roscommon

So Easy Way

10st 1lb

J: Daniel King

T: I Madden

towards rear of midfield

200/1

Form: 0008P- D

Last run: 312 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Won three in a row two seasons ago; poor form in the first half of last season; absent for ten months but back on a reasonable mark.

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

6th

10

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 101y

15:35 Thurles

Romella

11st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Three-time winner at this trip in 2021, including off 99; regressive this year but not too bad a C&D effort last time; hard to see her playing a major role but place claims.

10/1

4th

7

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 202y

15:25 Thurles

Romella

11st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Three-time winner at this trip albeit each time on good ground; recent Punchestown run her best for some time and down to a nice mark but ground concerns given forecast rain.

10/1

Form: 000-19 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Made a winning handicap debut at Ballinrobe; a mistake at the first may have harmed his confidence when down the field at Bellewstown off new mark; should be capable of much better than that.

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

12th

2

(16)

9th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

16:50 Gowran Park

Spanish John

10st 0lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: P A Fahy

Hurdle winner last year has run respectably in Flat maidens, including over 1m4f at this course last time; doesn't look particularly well handicapped but considered.

22/1

8th

11

(9)

23rd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 4f 100y

19:15 Gowran Park

Spanish John

9st 9lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: P A Fahy

Handicap hurdle winner off a modest 86 at Ballinrobe last August; not disgraced at the Curragh on the second of two runs on the Flat but safely held by Neptunes Staircase.

20/1

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Payout
Exacta €324.00
Straight Forecast €349.60
Tricast €3061.20
Trifecta €4346.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Tomas O Maille

TOPSPEED:

Atlantic Wonder

The Irish Sun:

Realism

POSTDATA:

Craic Eile