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Good To Yielding

Navan Racing Festival November 18th & 19th Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 5f 120y
  • 16 runners
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Navan Racing Festival November 18th & 19th Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

18/1 (Won)

  • Win: £12.70
  • Place: £3.10

Form: 007-P4

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Surprise winner of 3m Kilbeggan novice last summer; fair fourth over that trip back there last week after a lay-off, that his best effort in handicap company; visor fitted.

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22

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

He Fitz In

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: D E Fitzgerald

Limerick winner three starts ago on heavy; 12lb out of the handicap; very hard to fancy despite the merit of rider's 5lb claim.

33/1

4th

4

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

He Fitz In

11st 9lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: D E Fitzgerald

Out again quickly after poor run at Down Royal; had three of these rivals behind when winning previous start over 3m at Limerick and he was pretty consistent prior to that so may well bounce back.

8/1

20/1

  • Place: £7.40

Form: -60198

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Long-priced winner on handicap debut at Downpatrick (2m1f, good to yielding); well held since and steps up in trip.

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6th

16

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 138y

14:30 Thurles

Goodie Girl

11st 3lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Only beaten a neck on her penultimate start but failed to build on that here last time; still unexposed and return to shorter may help.

14/1

7th

5

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:35 Thurles

Goodie Girl

11st 10lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Long-priced winner on handicap debut at Downpatrick (2m1f, good to yielding) in June and back to that level of form when just denied in 2m6f Navan contest last month (yielding), finishing well after untidy leap last; major player.

13/2

2nd

10

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

17:05 Navan

Goodie Girl

11st 8lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Long-priced winner on handicap debut at Downpatrick (2m1f, good to yielding); well held since and steps up in trip.

20/1

16/1

  • Place: £7.30

Form: 8-2167

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

AW winner scored over 2m4f at Down Royal on good ground in June; well beaten since.

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10th

8

(14)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Movie King

9st 10lb

J: Shane Foley

T: A J Martin

C&D winner campaigned mostly over jumps last year, winning a Down Royal handicap hurdle; well beaten in a Ludlow handicap hurdle in November when last seen; capable of a big run.

10/1

6th

1

27th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 174y

Class 5

14:15 Ludlow

Movie King

12st 0lb

J: Mr B M Coonan

T: A J Martin

Won a handicap hurdle over 2m4f at Down Royal (good) this summer and respectable efforts over hurdles and fences since (latterly over 2m7f on yielding to soft); has presumably travelled over from Ireland for this drier ground and could go well.

5/1

4th

8

11th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 60y

16:45 Punchestown

Movie King

10st 12lb

J: Mr B M Coonan

T: A J Martin

towards rear, headway into midfield 6th, keeping on when left in third last, kept on but lost third towards finish

8/1

OUR TIP

16/1

  • Place: £4.20

Form: 34P454

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Mare hit form last autumn when winning over hurdles and fences; not in that kind of form, mostly chasing, so far this year; beaten 16l when fourth on latest hurdles start at Wexford last month.

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4th

3

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

17:05 Navan

Wheres Bunny

11st 13lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: N Dooly

Mare hit form last autumn when winning over hurdles and fences; not in that kind of form, mostly chasing, so far this year; beaten 16l when fourth on latest hurdles start at Wexford last month.

16/1

4th

2

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

19:25 Wexford

Wheres Bunny

12st 0lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: N Dooly

Hit form last autumn, winning over hurdles and fences; also won a chase over 2m4f here last year; not at that level this year but some good runs; best on good ground.

9/1

Form: 97-163

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Maiden winner at Sligo in June and placed in 2m2f handicap there last time; 3m seemed too far in between.

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0

10

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

11:40 Naas

Pearlofflorida

10st 6lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

towards rear, fell 4 out

16/1

8th

6

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:35 Thurles

Pearlofflorida

11st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Liam P Cusack

Won 2m2f Sligo mares' maiden in June and several solid runs in defeat over various trips since, handling testing conditions at Clonmel on latest; little bit to find with a couple of these on penultimate Navan run.

10/1

3rd

12

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 181y

15:05 Clonmel

Pearlofflorida

11st 1lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Liam P Cusack

Won a Sligo maiden in June and several solid runs in defeat over various trips since; seems at best on a sound surface but not ruled out either.

11/1

Form: 4-802

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Showed promise in first point; still green when just failing to land gamble on handicap debut at Sligo (3m1f); finished off well so shorter trip a concern but 2m5f around here is still a fair test of stamina; big player off 4lb higher mark.

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8th

5

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

13:30 Limerick

Lets Do This

11st 9lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Cian Collins

towards rear, not fluent 2nd

10/1

10th

7

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:45 Navan

Lets Do This

11st 9lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Cian Collins

towards rear

14/1

Form: 9-8036

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Decent in bumpers including Clonmel win last summer; behind Sea Road Fill when beaten 9l on handicap bow at Wexford; now fitted with cheekpieces and should be more to come in this discipline.

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8th

3

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

15:15 Naas

Brianna Lily

11st 12lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Patrick T Foley

took keen hold, prominent, pressed leaders 2 out, weakened quickly approaching last

14/1

0

6

26th Oct 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 37y

15:10 Clonmel

Brianna Lily

10st 10lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Patrick T Foley

Bumper winner here and off the mark over hurdles in C&D handicap in testing conditions last month in ready fashion; ran no sort of race however at Punchestown on better ground since off today's mark but remains of interest given her record here.

6/1

10th

15

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Brianna Lily

10st 10lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Patrick T Foley

Bumper winner on a sound surface at Clonmel easily got off the mark over hurdles on testing ground at the same track last time; raised 9lb and up in class today but has to be respected.

7/1

Form: 11P-56 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Two wins, one of them over this trip, for previous yard last autumn; been running okay under both codes this year, second over 1m6f on the Flat here latest, didn't get home over 3m1f when sixth (Lets Do This second) at Sligo on most recent hurdles start.

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0

8

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 50y

13:50 Fairyhouse

Appian Way

10st 13lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent, slow jump 1st, slow jump and lost ground quickly 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up home turn

14/1

0

1

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

12:55 Thurles

Appian Way

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders, not fluent 1st, fell 8th

10/1

Form: 23330-

Last run: 344 days

W: 11st 10lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Nearly three years winless; placed four times in a row on good ground last summer at up to 3m; veteran has been off ten months.

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9th

7

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

17:05 Navan

Important Message

11st 10lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: John G Carr

Nearly three years winless; placed four times in a row on good ground last summer at up to 3m; veteran has been off ten months.

25/1

9th

10

(6)

16th Nov 2022

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Dundalk (AW)

Important Message

8st 13lb

J: Mark Enright

T: David Peter Dunne

Poor form on his two most recent starts (over fences on latest), but was in good form over hurdles in the summer, placed in four consecutive races from 2m4f to 3m; AW winner at Lingfield early in his career; perhaps some chance that he could feature here.

7/1

Form: 9-F605

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Ordinary form in maidens for Charles Byrnes; now makes handicap debut for new yard.

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11th

13

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:45 Navan

Mo Chruinne

11st 4lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Might have been closer but for a mistake two out on his stable debut here in September; ground is a doubt, the trip less so, and a case can be made if he handles the ground.

8/1

10th

16

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

17:05 Navan

Mo Chruinne

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Ordinary form in maidens for Charles Byrnes; now makes handicap debut for new yard.

25/1

5th

4

10th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 80y

19:05 Sligo

Mo Chruinne

11st 4lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: C Byrnes

Early faller at Wexford; Moderate sixth at Kilbeggan; in action in the 5.30 at Roscommon on Tuesday.

12/1

Form: 0P0-96

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

First reserve; dual winner over 2m1f in 2021; missed last year and well held lately.

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5th

17

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 172y

17:20 Ballinrobe

Baltinglass Hill

11st 3lb

T: P J Rothwell

First reserve; both 2021 wins came on good ground; Down Royal run at Christmas was poor but previous Thurles effort would put him in the mix.

Form: 323243

Last run: 30 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

String of consistent efforts on goodish ground this summer but yet to get head in front; went closest over 2m4f at Bellewstown but wasn't beaten far when fourth over 2m7f at Roscommon last month.

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12th

1

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

17:05 Navan

Hidalgo Des Mottes

12st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Eoin Griffin

String of consistent efforts on goodish ground this summer but yet to get head in front; went closest over 2m4f at Bellewstown but wasn't beaten far when fourth over 2m7f at Roscommon last month.

15/2

3rd

8

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 110y

19:19 Tramore

Hidalgo Des Mottes

11st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Eoin Griffin

Really consistent, unlike most of these, but also anomalous in he's 0-12; possibly not altogether straightforward (cheekpieces retained) but everything looks in place for a big run off the likely pace; yard among winners.

4/1

4th

5

8th Aug 2023

Soft

2m 7f 130y

18:30 Roscommon

Hidalgo Des Mottes

11st 8lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Eoin Griffin

took keen hold, midfield, headway 2 out, disputing second when hung left approaching last, kept on

7/1

Form: 66-P23

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Has shown more lately including when beaten only 2l on handicap bow at Wexford last time; cheekpieces added to tongue-tie.

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9th

10

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 91y

19:37 Ballinrobe

Sea Road Fill

11st 7lb

J: Mr E P O’Brien

T: Darren Collins

prominent

16/1

4th

8

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 160y

14:55 Cork

Sea Road Fill

11st 12lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Darren Collins

Maiden over hurdles but respectable debut over fences in a weaker beginners' chase at Thurles; more needed here.

25/1

5th

10

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 176y

14:40 Thurles

Sea Road Fill

11st 12lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Darren Collins

Placed form in 2m5f handicap hurdles earlier in the season for Edward O'Grady; fair bit to find with some of these on hurdles ratings now switched to fences for new yard.

20/1

Form: P04054 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 3lb

11 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Veteran mare won twice over this sort of trip at Tramore last summer; fourth over 2m3f at Ballinrobe last month was her best run of the year and going an extra couple of furlongs will help.

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14th

18

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Frazel Express

11st 3lb

T: James M Barcoe

Second reserve; Tramore specialist, having won bumper and twice in handicap hurdles over this trip; better for Naas comeback run six days ago but this may come too soon.

10th

16

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

15:50 Naas

Frazel Express

10st 11lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

in touch with leaders, not fluent and lost ground 1st, soon towards rear

33/1

Form: P/64/

Last run: 1533 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; only seen twice since 2019 and well beaten on both of those Flat runs.

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13th

11

(11)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Hague Convention

8st 12lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

Placed for Johnny Murtagh in 2017; very lightly raced since then; struggling this year, including at this venue on latest.

33/1

12th

11

(1)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Hague Convention

8st 12lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

Placed for Johnny Murtagh in 2017; very lightly raced in the meantime and nothing this year; 2lb wrong.

25/1

15th

19

(10)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

16:30 Navan

Hague Convention

8st 13lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

towards rear

50/1

Form: 6-5423

Last run: 33 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Long-standing maiden but comes here in good heart after placed efforts over a bit further; second in Limerick maiden and beaten 5l in Ballinrobe handicap last time.

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0

4

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 50y

13:50 Fairyhouse

Sixhandsinmypocket

11st 7lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

led, headed and prominent 2nd, lost position 8th, weakened quickly after 3 out, pulled up home turn

14/1

0

8

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 100y

14:30 Tramore

Sixhandsinmypocket

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

15-race maiden over hurdles; placed four times; made a bright start to chase career when third of 12 finishers over C&D last month; 14-1 chance when fell at the ninth in the Gowran race in which Noble Blue was second; first-time cheekpieces.

8/1

0

7

11th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:20 Gowran Park

Sixhandsinmypocket

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

prominent, in touch with leaders halfway, fell 9th

7/1

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Payout
Exacta €6665.00
Straight Forecast €3816.00
Tricast €120938.50

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Sixhandsinmypocket

TOPSPEED:

Pearlofflorida

SPOTLIGHT:

Lets Do This

The Irish Sun:

Appian Way

POSTDATA:

Sixhandsinmypocket