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Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Hurdle

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  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.10
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 1F0-94 D

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Punchestown win last winter came on heavy ground; stepped up from a run at Kilbeggan when fourth at Galway, just under 3l in front of Darkened.

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4th

2

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 150y

16:20 Fairyhouse

The King Of Prs

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield, headway and went third 8th, weakened before 2 out, lost third run-in

5/1

17

13th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 199y

Class 1

16:50 Cheltenham

The King Of Prs

10st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Made a bright start over fences with wins in a maiden at Wexford (2m, heavy) and a novice at Limerick (2m1f, soft to heavy) at the end of 2023; creditable third to First Flow in 2m Lingfield handicap (soft) next time but a lesser effort at Thurles since needs forgiving; has first-time cheekpieces added to the tongue-strap he's worn since chasing.

25/1

6th

1

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 158y

13:53 Thurles

The King Of Prs

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear, not fluent 1st, brief headway 3 out, steadied 2 out, soon weakened

3/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: U410-9 D

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 6lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

1-46 on the Flat, 1-10 over hurdles; eight of his last nine races have been on the Flat; ran poorly in a handicap hurdle at Tramore last month.

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8th

5

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

17:10 Tramore

Contrapposto

11st 10lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: R Donohoe

Sole win over hurdles came at Cheltenham in late 2022; better for recent Cork comeback run but others preferred.

25/1

6th

8

1st Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:23 Cork

Contrapposto

11st 4lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: R Donohoe

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent after 3 out, disputing third 2 out, weakened run-in

40/1

14/1

  • Place: £5.20

Form: F950F5

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Failed to reach the first four in ten outings for Jessica Harrington; staying on when falling at the last at Sligo on first run for this stable; soundly beaten in fifth at Galway last Monday; needs to find improvement.

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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

6/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 980-61 D

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Poor maiden form; showed potential when sixth in a 17-runner contest at Cork on handicap debut; won easily at Kilbeggan last month on second attempt; up 9lb.

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17th

3

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Charlies Pride

12st 3lb

J: Niall McCarthy

T: Paul Power

Kilbeggan handicap hurdle winner in August before good run at Listowel; this looks tough.

33/1

4th

17

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:55 Listowel

Charlies Pride

11st 0lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Paul Power

Poor maiden form; showed potential when sixth in a 17-runner contest at Cork on handicap debut; won easily at Kilbeggan last month on second attempt; up 9lb.

6/1

OUR TIP

10/1

Form: 219/7- D

Last run: 311 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Hit with a ban after Flat outing in May; in rear on recent return in a Flat handicap at Navan; hard to assess now but he is a three-time hurdles winner and could not be completely ruled out.

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13th

5

(8)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Ellaat

9st 8lb

J: Sean Davis

T: C Byrnes

Has attracted the attention of the stewards in the past; came from some way back to win a heavy ground handicap at Gowran in October over 1m4f; good runs subsequently in a Curragh handicap and a Punchestown handicap hurdle; cheekpieces tried here and likely to go well if the market speaks favourably.

5/1

3rd

3

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 107y

14:40 Punchestown

Ellaat

11st 9lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

midfield

7/2

Form: 0120-0 D

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 12lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Remains best known for winning three times at the 2019 Galway festival; ran twice at this year's fixture; plenty to find with The King Of Prs and Darkened on the evidence of his hurdles run.

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2nd

2

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 140y

14:25 Punchestown

One Cool Poet

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Matthew J Smith

Was a one-time smart Flat type but has won only once over hurdles; was 2nd in this race last year off 3lb higher but has to rebound after some lesser runs.

18/1

13th

4

(2)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

One Cool Poet

10st 0lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Matthew J Smith

Beaten 8l when last seen on the Flat at Galway and well held sixth over timber since; probably needs further than this trip these days.

16/1

Form: 90-20

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Three Flat wins for Michael Bell from 1m2f to 2m; long-priced second in a maiden hurdle at Ballinrobe, value of that form is questionable; tailed off since in a Flat handicap and in a handicap hurdle at Galway last Monday.

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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

Form: 005-46 D

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Dual-purpose type with 5-65 overall record, placed 15 times; mostly campaigned on the Flat in recent months; 2 3/4l behind fourth-placed The King Of Prs at Galway festival on his most recent run over hurdles.

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1

(5)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:35 Sligo

Darkened

10st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Noel C Kelly

Durable dual-purpose performer's most recent win came on Dundalk AW in March over this trip; didn't get a clear run when never landing a blow in similar contest last month; not one to rule out back on turf.

8/1

5th

3

(1)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Darkened

10st 1lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Noel C Kelly

Durable dual-purpose performer got off the mark on this surface at the thirteenth attempt when scoring over C&D last month, despite racing keenly and hanging left; 3lb rise okay and could go well again.

5/1

Form: 36-907

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Very modest on Flat; some promise over hurdles, notably when third in a maiden at Cork in March; big price when in rear in first handicap at Ballinrobe in July.

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18th

4

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Carslake

11st 11lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: Aengus King

A maiden on the Flat and over hurdles; unplaced at Dundalk 11 days ago; pulled-up over hurdles when last seen; others preferred.

25/1

8th

13

(12)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Carslake

8st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Aengus King

A 26-race maiden under both codes and first run since October; hard to fancy.

25/1

0

2

3rd Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 160y

15:00 Galway

Carslake

11st 13lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Aengus King

Not disgraced at 100-1 in a conditions race on the Flat at Listowel four days after a poor hurdles run at the same venue; weak hurdling credentials overall since third in a 2m maiden at Cork last winter.

14/1

Form: 90-808

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Flat winner; no closer than eighth in three handicap hurdle attempts; blinkers now as well as tongue-tie used last time; makes no appeal.

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2

(5)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Navan

Eighty Eight

10st 0lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: John James Feane

Running okay on the AW before finishing ninth of 23 over 1m at the Curragh; the eyeshield he has been wearing is now left off but each-way claims if holding his form.

7/1

9th

9

(1)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Curragh

Eighty Eight

9st 12lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: John James Feane

Now with his third trainer for whom he's been running creditably on AW; sole win came on good and doubt he'll be suited by deep ground here.

16/1

4th

1

(3)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Eighty Eight

10st 5lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: John James Feane

Just 1-27 under rules but it was a big effort when well backed over 7f here last week; 4lb rise doesn't help but return to this trip could yield more.

4/1

Form: 092357

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Six-time Flat winner, best known for AW exploits; relative latecomer to hurdling this year, twice placed in maidens; claims are not strong judging by his last two runs.

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13th

6

(12)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Fox Leicester

9st 8lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: John M Burke

Six-time winner, including twice over C&D; running over hurdles without success since the summer; capable of going well off this mark.

12/1

Form: 5-6060

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Very little encouragement from his form in bumpers and maiden hurdles; third reserve.

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12th

21

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:55 Listowel

Younowhatimean

10st 12lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Very little encouragement from his form in bumpers and maiden hurdles; third reserve.

12th

10

8th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:27 Kilbeggan

Younowhatimean

11st 12lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

prominent, led before 2nd, raced wide on turn after 3rd, headed after 4th, soon badly hampered by loose horse and lost position

100/1

Form: -86914 D BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Narrow winner of a 1m4f handicap at Galway last week; also winner of his most recent hurdles start; raised 8lb for Sligo success, possibly a bit high in the ratings now.

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10th

14

11th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Cork

Golden Sandbanks

11st 8lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul W Flynn

Versatile 7yo won over hurdles at Sligo (2m2f) last summer and twice on the flat in the autumn; has his ground here although unproven over this far.

16/1

8th

1

(2)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Golden Sandbanks

10st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Paul W Flynn

Was in good form last autumn when winning at Galway and over C&D; is 4lb higher than that last winning mark but has run well afte a break in the past and has to enter the equation.

100/30

Form: 3813U5 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

A 25-1 winner at Tipperary in July on handicap debut; subsequent form not very encouraging; plenty of weight here.

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11th

7

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Katherine

11st 10lb

J: Harry Sexton

T: Adrian Sexton

prominent

14/1

4th

3

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 3f 100y

18:50 Downpatrick

Katherine

11st 7lb

J: Mr H E Sexton

T: Adrian Sexton

midfield, headway and went fourth after 3 out, no impression when not fluent last

5/2

6th

3

21st Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 110y

16:50 Tramore

Katherine

11st 11lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Adrian Sexton

midfield on inner

25/1

Form: 3-765P D

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Won at Limerick in March and ran at least as well when third at Cork in April; had a couple of runs over fences before disappointing Limerick handicap hurdle run in July.

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9th

1

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 2f 185y

17:20 Downpatrick

Crowsatedappletart

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Winters

Won off this mark at Limerick just over a year ago but has really lost his way since last summer and was tailed off on recent return from a break; needs to leave that run behind and may want the ground a bit softer than what is likely.

8/1

10th

4

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Limerick

Crowsatedappletart

11st 10lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Michael Winters

Record of 1-13 over hurdles, though that came over C&D; in mostly poor form over fences and hurdles when last in action; needs to be at his best off a break.

22/1

Form: -21532

Last run: 76 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Second in a handicap hurdle at Down Royal in May before successful chase debut at Downpatrick; failed to reproduce best form in two starts over hurdles before 12l second in a weak handicap chase at Stratford at the beginning of July.

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0

15

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:55 Listowel

Lakefield Flyer

11st 2lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Second in a handicap hurdle at Down Royal in May before successful chase debut at Downpatrick; failed to reproduce best form in two starts over hurdles before 12l second in a weak handicap chase at Stratford at the beginning of July.

10/1

2nd

2

4th Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 98y

Class 4

20:10 Stratford

Lakefield Flyer

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: John Joseph Hanlon

led narrowly or disputed lead, led clearly 9th, ridden when headed after 2 out, kept on but no match for winner

11/2

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Payout
Exacta €546.00
Straight Forecast €441.40
Tricast €7255.90
Trifecta €9953.00

Selections

The Irish Sun:

Charlies Pride

SPOTLIGHT:

The King Of Prs

POSTDATA:

Darkened

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Ellaat

TOPSPEED:

One Cool Poet