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17:05 Listowel

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John F. McGuire Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6526.55
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 13 runners
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John F. McGuire Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £39.30
  • Place: £6.90

Form: -U0230

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Won at Dundalk last winter over 2m; maiden over hurdles; third to Old Chap at Sligo (3m1f) last month, poor run over 2m at Galway a week ago.

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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

OUR TIP

14/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 76-323

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Runner-up to a very good horse in a Cork bumper last year and solid runs in maidens at up to 3m; handicap debut and yard in fine form.

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26

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 110y

18:35 Punchestown

Getaway Charlie

10st 3lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

towards rear, some headway when clipped heels and unseated before 3 out

9/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: -731F2 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Consistent and has improved lately for the hood and a step up to this trip; won at Bellewstown in July and only beaten half a length at Wexford earlier this month.

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4th

5

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 1f 160y

15:15 Limerick

Our Bobby

11st 7lb

J: Daniel King

T: John M Burke

July's Bellewstown handicap hurdle win was on good ground but has won on soft; mid-division in a Naas handicap chase on his fencing debut two weeks ago; more needed.

14/1

8th

2

14th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Naas

Our Bobby

12st 0lb

J: E Walsh

T: John M Burke

July's Bellewstown handicap hurdle win was on good ground but has won on soft; no chasing experience.

10/1

Form: 30-067

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Placed in pair of 2m maidens last year; held in handicaps and now tries longer trip with usual hood taken off.

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7th

2

(10)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Logic

9st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: Thomas Coyle

held up in rear, headway under 2f out, edged left over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong

8/1

1st

4

(4)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Logic

9st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: Thomas Coyle

midfield, headway when took keen hold halfway, pressed leaders over 4f out, led towards near side when hung left 1f out, soon ridden and clear, ran on

14/1

7th

2

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:10 Punchestown

Morning Logic

12st 0lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Thomas Coyle

prominent

16/1

Form: 00-681

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Showed notable improvement in this headgear to easily beat dual subsequent winner over 2m2f at Downpatrick, landing well-publicised gamble in the process; given 18lb hike and into deeper race but 5yo may be capable of further progress.

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1st

12

11th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Cork

Anyway

11st 9lb

J: Carl Millar

T: David Kenneth Budds

Raised 18lb for controversial Downpatrick win last summer (2m2f, good) and absent since creditable effort on softer ground at Fairyhouse in October; runs well fresh, has his ground and rider's claim a further positive so lots to like.

8/1

3rd

8

7th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:15 Fairyhouse

Anyway

11st 6lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: David Kenneth Budds

Raised 18lb for controversial Downpatrick win, form well-advertised by two subsequent wins for the runner-up Gwan Tadhg; easier ground possibly the issue at Listowel when soundly beaten over 2m4f.

6/1

5th

2

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:05 Listowel

Anyway

11st 13lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: David Kenneth Budds

Showed notable improvement in this headgear to easily beat dual subsequent winner over 2m2f at Downpatrick, landing well-publicised gamble in the process; given 18lb hike and into deeper race but 5yo may be capable of further progress.

11/4

Form: -P3039 C

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Better chaser won here a year ago; hurdle winner off 97 at Tramore in April and third back there last month; mark in this sphere looks high enough now.

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4th

11

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 80y

15:50 Tramore

Pat Coyne

11st 2lb

J: Paul Townend

T: John Queally

midfield

12/1

5th

2

12th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 4f 73y

15:45 Tramore

Pat Coyne

11st 11lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: John Queally

Likes it here and C&D winner off 97 in April; held over hurdles since and probably needs to come down the ratings, albeit he's a stone lower than chase mark.

16/1

Form: 3-5PP1 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Yard going well and longstanding maiden bolted up over this trip at Killarney last month; 8lb rise is fair.

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2nd

3

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:10 Tramore

General Clermont

11st 12lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: D E Fitzgerald

Sole success in 33 career starts came in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Killarney last August; 0-5 as a chaser and has steered clear of fences since late 2022.

12/1

Form: 60-561

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Much improved on handicap debut when beating subsequent winner over 2m at Tramore; up 6lb and should be okay over this trip.

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8th

18

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:05 Listowel

Boskill Borden

11st 2lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: P G Fahey

Much improved on handicap debut when beating subsequent winner over 2m at Tramore; up 6lb and should be okay over this trip.

12/1

1st

5

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:20 Tramore

Boskill Borden

11st 10lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: P G Fahey

prominent, disputed lead 4 out, led after 2 out, shaken up and went clear towards finish

25/1

Form: 660-71

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Much improved when winning over 3m1f at Sligo and trainer's son negates 5lb hike but vulnerable back in trip.

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0

6

27th Oct 2023

Soft

3m 1f 90y

16:45 Sligo

Old Chap

11st 4lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Won over C&D in August on good ground; poor run at Listowel next time but a fine run at Killarney since even though he finished lame; should be a player again.

4/1

6th

2

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 180y

15:35 Killarney

Old Chap

11st 11lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Won over 3m1f on good ground at Sligo but well held when dropping back to 2m4f at Listowel.

12/1

9th

15

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:05 Listowel

Old Chap

11st 3lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Much improved when winning over 3m1f at Sligo and trainer's son negates 5lb hike but vulnerable back in trip.

14/1

Form: 7-2467

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

1m4f winner was second in maiden hurdle at last year's festival; also second off this mark at Tramore (2m5f) in June but well held since.

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No Results Found

Form: -02129 D

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Another Rothwell runner with each-way claims; step up to this kind of trip helped her make the breakthrough at Punchestown in June; good second over 2m1f at Sligo, likely to leave behind poor run at Galway festival.

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3rd

9

25th Apr 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

17:50 Wexford

Warm In Gorey

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

Fair handicap hurdler, winning at Downpatrick (awarded race) last April and Punchestown in June; set a stiff task at Cheltenham last November and absent since; previous chase debut third at Thurles was encouraging; worth considering.

6/1

Form: 4213-1 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Won two of last three handicap starts; up 7lb for 2m6f Ballinrobe win which came after a lay-off and trainer's runners always noted at this meeting.

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8

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

16:20 Limerick

Storm Mahler

10st 13lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Was a narrow C&D winner over Christmas (third hurdle win) but not as good off a higher mark since and questions to answer now.

16/1

13th

1

7th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 165y

16:30 Fairyhouse

Storm Mahler

12st 0lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Gained third win by narrow margin at Limerick last time; 9lb rise looks harsh any may not be suited by shorter here.

16/1

Form: 013P-0 D

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Won over this trip at Navan last winter and decent third off this mark over 3m at Leopardstown; may have needed the run at Galway last month.

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11th

9

8th May 2024

Good

2m 6f 151y

Class 4

13:40 Kelso

Pure Sirloin

11st 4lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Sandy Forster

Won for Gavin Cromwell in Ireland at start of 2023, but left that stable after two disappointing efforts last summer and makes debut for Sandy Forster after 233 days off; others have more pressing claims.

25/1

0

6

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:05 Listowel

Pure Sirloin

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Won over this trip at Navan last winter and decent third off this mark over 3m at Leopardstown; may have needed the run at Galway last month.

16/1

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Non-runners

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Payout
Exacta €3961.00
Straight Forecast €2857.00
Tricast €29491.90
Trifecta €8655.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

General Clermont

SPOTLIGHT:

Storm Mahler

TOPSPEED:

Phils Choice

The Irish Sun:

Getaway Charlie

POSTDATA:

General Clermont