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14:45 Navan

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Bar One Racing Ladies Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £7831.86
  • 1m 7f 120y
  • 11 runners
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Bar One Racing Ladies Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.70
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 0-4442 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Wasn't beaten far in a couple of handicap hurdle starts this summer and career best when beaten roughly 1l at Tramore last month; looks well treated from just 1lb higher.

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

2nd

3

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

17:55 Bellewstown

First Dare

11st 3lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Liz Doyle

midfield, headway from 3 out, left in fourth 2 out, wandered around approaching last, ran on well and went second inside final 110yds

6/1

2nd

4

11th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 50y

14:25 Punchestown

First Dare

11st 4lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Liz Doyle

in touch with leaders, headway and went third before 3 out, not fluent and lost two places 2 out, chased clear leader approaching last, soon no impression

3/1

Form: 00-716 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 8lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Has five wins to his name and ended a losing run at Ballinrobe in July; couldn't build on that at Tramore last month and low-key Flat run last week; opposable.

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

12th

4

(2)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Hearts Are Trumps

9st 12lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Desmond McDonogh

All five wins have been gained over hurdles, including a valuable handicap at Fairyhouse in 2021; has had limited Flat opportunities; unplaced here in April on his only AW attempt; good effort at Navan on his most recent hurdles start; cheekpieces for the first time.

10/1

2nd

4

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

14:45 Navan

Hearts Are Trumps

11st 8lb

J: Miss A B O’Connor

T: Desmond McDonogh

in touch with leaders, headway after 2 out, switched right then challenging before last, went second when ridden and kept on run-in, no match for winner

6/1

9th

9

(10)

8th Sep 2023

Good

2m 2f 0y

18:05 Down Royal

Hearts Are Trumps

9st 4lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Desmond McDonogh

Back to winning ways off much reduced hurdles mark at Ballinrobe in July; held at Tramore since and hasn't made much impact so far in three Flat handicaps.

10/1

4/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 731613 BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Won two of his last three hurdle starts and wasn't beaten far back over fences last time; still on a workable mark and one for the shortlist.

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

13

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 31y

19:50 Ballinrobe

Ricky Langford

10st 2lb

J: Conor Owens

T: P J Rothwell

in rear, detached 5th

9/1

5th

9

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 57y

12:50 Thurles

Ricky Langford

10st 12lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Six-time winner, including twice in handicap hurdles this season; 2-16 over fences, placed twice in small-field handicaps this season; ran a bit below expectations when third (2 1/4l behind stablemate Ardamir) at Killarney in October.

10/1

Form: 2-5155

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner at Down Royal in June and bounced back from two lesser efforts when winning on the Flat on Wednesday; handicap mark looks high enough back in this sphere though.

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

15th

2

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 189y

17:10 Punchestown

Pro Bono

12st 6lb

J: Sara Peyroles

T: Paul W Flynn

.

33/1

17th

13

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Pro Bono

11st 1lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: Paul W Flynn

midfield

25/1

Form: 302-17 D

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 117

Form & Verdict

Career best when winning a maiden hurdle at Ballinrobe at the end of last season; probably needed her return at Galway before a promising Flat debut last month; ought to go well.

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

3rd

3

28th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 112y

14:10 Naas

Banntown Girl

10st 10lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Stephen Gerard Carey

led, headed and raced in second after 2nd, outpaced and dropped to rear before 2 out, kept on and went third towards finish

7/1

3rd

2

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 56y

14:00 Punchestown

Banntown Girl

10st 11lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Stephen Gerard Carey

Generally reliable and very experienced novice who has recorded two wins and seven places from 12 starts over hurdles; 19l handicap winner over 2m here in October, earning promotion to 127; continued her progression with a clear second behind the unbeaten Brighterdaysahead in a Grade 3 event at Down Royal, and now rated 132.

3/1

2nd

6

10th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:27 Down Royal

Banntown Girl

10st 10lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Stephen Gerard Carey

Generally reliable and relatively experienced novice who has recorded two wins and six places from 11 starts over hurdles; 19l handicap winner at Punchestown on latest; up in class now and may find a few too good.

12/1

OUR TIP

16/1

Form: 1/869- CD

Last run: 142 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Rattled off hat-trick of handicap hurdle wins at the end of 2021 but progress thwarted since and will probably need this after 142-day absence.

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

7th

12

12th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:45 Killarney

Clarens

10st 3lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: J P Flavin

Recorded a three-timer in the final quarter of 2021 but has missed plenty of time since; some decent placed efforts last season, notably when second in a big field at Navan in November; disappointing when favourite at Tramore in January; better when fifth to Cheerful Chap at Naas and may be sharper now.

10/1

5th

2

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

14:05 Naas

Clarens

12st 0lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: J P Flavin

Recorded a three-timer in 2021 but has missed plenty of time since; some decent placed efforts this season, notably when second in a big field at Navan in November; hard to be confident after his failure when favourite at Tramore in January.

8/1

Form: 260730 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Ran okay at Tramore on the Flat earlier in the week but tailed off on last hurdle start and would probably prefer quicker ground.

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

7th

10

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

17:10 Tramore

Craic Eile

11st 3lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: David Kenneth Budds

Regular visitor here, dual C&D winner and several placings; on a long losing run however, soundly beaten behind Duke Otto here in November latest and wants better ground.

14/1

13th

18

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 13y

14:40 Thurles

Craic Eile

11st 13lb

T: David Kenneth Budds

Third reserve; decent handicap hurdler on good ground but won't get his conditions here.

25/1

Form: /3434-

Last run: 340 days

W: 10st 6lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Poor on the Flat last time and this trip looks too short for him back over timber.

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

12th

6

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Benkei

11st 9lb

J: Miss M Walsh

T: H Rogers

Veteran is a six-time winner but was poor the last twice; however, has a chance on his second over 3m here last November.

25/1

8

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 0y

15:15 Navan

Benkei

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: H Rogers

midfield

20/1

Form: 3-336

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Third at Sligo last month before finishing sixth of 14 at Kilbeggan on handicap hurdle debut; not sure to appreciate the shorter trip.

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

3rd

2

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

14:30 Down Royal

Scott Lang

12st 0lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Paul W Flynn

in touch with leaders, prominent after 6th

16/1

Form: U-4483 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Won Fairyhouse maiden hurdle in February and back to his best when third at Downpatrick latest; however, doesn't look well treated at present.

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

12th

2

11th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Cork

Gordons Aura

12st 0lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Fairyhouse maiden winner with mixed form since, every chance when badly hampered two out on latest in Sedgefield event over this trip; probably has a bit to find off this mark.

8/1

5th

4

22nd Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 3

17:00 Sedgefield

Gordons Aura

11st 3lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

Unraced beyond an extended 2m1f and he finished down the field at Navan last month; however, he represents a top Irish trainer and stamina was an asset on the Flat, so this step up in trip may well bear fruit.

13/2

10th

5

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

14:45 Navan

Gordons Aura

11st 7lb

J: Miss Georgie Benson

T: Gordon Elliott

Won Fairyhouse maiden hurdle in February and back to his best when third at Downpatrick latest; however, doesn't look well treated at present.

10/1

Form: 3-5236

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Generally a consistent sort but her handicap debut last month suggested she may need to come down in the weights; beaten 10l in a Flat maiden latest.

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

1st

1

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 115y

17:10 Tipperary

Cash The Cheque

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

in touch with leaders, good jump and headway 3 out, pushed along and bit short of room before 2 out, ridden to lead approaching last, kept on well run-in

7/2

11th

8

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

14:45 Navan

Cash The Cheque

11st 0lb

J: Miss A McGuinness

T: Anthony McCann

Generally a consistent sort but her handicap debut last month suggested she may need to come down in the weights; beaten 10l in a Flat maiden latest.

12/1

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Non-runners

Walhaan, Miss Fourie

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Payout
Exacta €320.00
Straight Forecast €376.70
Tricast €3032.80
Trifecta €2602.00

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