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15:15 Listowel

Yielding To Soft

Guinness Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5743.36
  • 3m 0f 0y
  • 17 runners
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Guinness Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £35.50
  • Place: £5.30

Form: 5067

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Twice placed in points; does not appear particularly well treated for her first handicap.

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8

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 80y

16:45 Tipperary

Another Nightmare

11st 1lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Not done much since long-priced win over hurdles at Listowel festival; chase debut for mare who had placed form in points.

16/1

12th

1

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 88y

16:15 Thurles

Another Nightmare

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Best effort when landing a 3m handicap hurdle off 91 at Listowel in September; failed to complete twice since and pulled up at Fairyhouse just over two weeks ago; respected in a very winnable contest.

6/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 778226 BF

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Out of the money in the race in which Ballagh Star was second at Galway last time after recording two seconds in August; those were good efforts in quick succession in a Killarney handicap and a Ballinrobe maiden; second reserve.

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2nd

20

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Amazing Amy

11st 4lb

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

prominent, bumped 6th, outpaced home turn, left in third when hampered by faller 2 out, kept on and went second but no chance with winner run-in

6th

12

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 55y

17:40 Galway

Amazing Amy

11st 5lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

Maiden after 12 hurdle runs but solid in second last twice, at Killarney and Ballinrobe; has a 4lb rise to deal with but enters calculations.

6/1

2nd

16

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

17:35 Ballinrobe

Amazing Amy

10st 13lb

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

in touch with leaders, headway after 2 out, chased clear leader last, kept on and went clear with winner run-in, no match for winner

6/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 0-8412 BF

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Progressing from a low base of late; fourth at Downpatrick before off the mark in ready fashion over 2m5f at Tramore, despite racing a bit keenly; beaten 13l at Killarney off this mark.

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2nd

12

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 73y

14:25 Punchestown

Mr Social

10st 6lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

raced wide, midfield, not fluent 5th, headway and in touch with leaders when not fluent 3 out, went second and pressed winner when ridden before last, mistake last, kept on

13/2

3rd

11

16th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 30y

13:40 Fairyhouse

Mr Social

10st 9lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Eoin Griffin

towards rear, headway from 3 out, went fourth approaching last, ran on well and went third run-in, no match for first two

3/1

12/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 0006-7

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Made some late headway when seventh behind runaway winner Anyway at Downpatrick; may have needed that outing after a break and could improve now.

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7th

13

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:50 Fairyhouse

Greatmindstinkalik

10st 13lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

Never really in the race but stayed on to finish a remote fourth in a Listowel handicap hurdle last time; might be ridden a bit handier in this quite weak contest and could well do better for an in-form stable.

6/1

4th

14

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Greatmindstinkalik

11st 0lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: Matthew J Smith

held up in rear, headway after 3 out, kept on, never near to challenge

12/1

Form: 158506 C

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 5lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Winner of seven of his 36 hurdling starts; retains ability judged on a Ballinrobe win during the summer but others have stronger claims.

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5th

10

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 91y

19:07 Ballinrobe

Father Jed

11st 1lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Patrick Ryan

towards rear

16/1

14

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:17 Down Royal

Father Jed

10st 13lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: John Patrick Ryan

held up in rear

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: P2-061 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Proved his stamina when winning over this trip at Down Royal three weeks ago; Danny Gilligan's 5lb claim is an asset that should help to nullify the effects of a 6lb rise.

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0

1

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Spring Street

12st 0lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: J P Flavin

prominent, mistake and bumped rival 6th, disputed lead from 3 out, led narrowly when fell 2 out

9/2

1st

16

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:05 Down Royal

Spring Street

11st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: J P Flavin

Best run when second at Tramore (2m5f) on soft ground in April, not so good since on better ground, didn't seem to stay 3m latest.

16/1

6th

7

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:05 Wexford

Spring Street

11st 9lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: J P Flavin

Best run when second at Tramore on soft ground in April but was tailed-off there on good ground next time, both over 2m5f; tongue-tie needs to have an effect.

16/1

Form: -541U5

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

116-race maiden, ex-Jessica Harrington; Has shown a fair degree of consistency on good ground since joining this stable; each-way prospects if she handles the ground.

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0

2

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Jesina

11st 12lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

116-race maiden, ex-Jessica Harrington; Has shown a fair degree of consistency on good ground since joining this stable; each-way prospects if she handles the ground.

10/1

Form: 7-0780

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Ordinary form in maidens; huge price when in rear at Ballinrobe in his first handicap; tongue-tie now.

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4th

8

15th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:45 Cork

Hees Dynamite

11st 6lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: E McNamara

Showed some ability on debut in a Ballinrobe maiden hurdle in April; way below that level since, including in two handicaps latest; cheekpieces need to work.

28/1

0

3

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Hees Dynamite

11st 11lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Ordinary form in maidens; huge price when in rear at Ballinrobe in his first handicap; tongue-tie now.

50/1

15th

8

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 168y

20:20 Ballinrobe

Hees Dynamite

11st 7lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Beaten 13l in his first maiden here but completely tailed off otherwise; it could be onwards and upwards now handicapping but would like to see some confidence behind him.

33/1

Form: 0P-652

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Has slotted into handicaps quite effectively, showing a pleasing level of improvement since sixth behind Close Enough at Limerick in July; holds a leading chance after neck second in a 17-runner contest over 2m6f at Galway 11 days ago.

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0

5

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Ballagh Star

11st 10lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Mrs Y Dunleavy

Has slotted into handicaps quite effectively, showing a pleasing level of improvement since sixth behind Close Enough at Limerick in July; holds a leading chance after neck second in a 17-runner contest over 2m6f at Galway 11 days ago.

7/2

2nd

8

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 55y

17:40 Galway

Ballagh Star

11st 8lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Mrs Y Dunleavy

led, rallied when headed approaching last, stayed on final 110yds, just held

12/1

Form: 8-8890

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Made a bad mistake at the first flight when tried over a staying trip at Ballinrobe; faces a stiff task against older rivals.

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3rd

10

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 70y

16:33 Cork

Jeriko De Baune

10st 8lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Philip Fenton

Career best when landing a second hurdle success on his penultimate run but couldn't build on that from 8lb higher at Punchestown last time; needs another career best to figure.

12/1

Form: 452458

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Maiden over hurdles after 13 starts; has failed to build on his second at Downpatrick in three subsequent outings; well held by Ballagh Star on Galway running.

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10th

5

12th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 5f 150y

16:55 Tramore

Roman Parish

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: David M O’Brien

Maiden over hurdles but twice runner-up earlier this year; below that since, including over fences and has a bit to find; tongue-tie added.

16/1

Form: 3P-006

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Two wins over 2m, the latest early last year at Limerick; generally modest form since then, though totally unsuited by the race conditions at Cork last time.

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9th

13

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:55 Clonmel

Masterstonemason

10st 13lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: F Costello

didn't always jump with fluency, towards rear, some headway when mistake 2 out (usual 3 out), weakened home turn

16/1

12th

18

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:42 Naas

Masterstonemason

10st 13lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: F Costello

Poor form over hurdles and fences for some time; makes no appeal here.

66/1

0

10

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 100y

14:55 Navan

Masterstonemason

10st 3lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: F Costello

towards rear, not fluent 9th

40/1

Form: 00P-52

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Showed notable improvement when second over 2m6f at Ballinrobe last month; each-way chance if that progress is sustained.

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0

15

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Miss Laura

11st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Showed notable improvement when second over 2m6f at Ballinrobe last month; each-way chance if that progress is sustained.

6/1

2nd

12

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

18:35 Ballinrobe

Miss Laura

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

prominent early, in touch with leaders 3rd, headway and went third 3 out, not fluent 2 out, chased clear leader approaching last, kept on run-in, no match for winner

25/1

5th

11

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

18:35 Limerick

Miss Laura

11st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Started off over fences; looks very limited and has struggled in both handicap hurdles; new yard.

50/1

Form: /P0-80

Last run: 57 days

W: 10st 13lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Very lightly raced since showing some ability in 2020; no worthwhile form of late; huge price when down the field in Limerick race won by Close Enough.

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10th

2

17th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 50y

12:20 Wexford

Coppercoast Paudie

11st 12lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

Low-rated gelding who has run 17 times without reaching the first four; getting on in years now; did not jump well when down the field in a recent handicap at Thurles.

50/1

8th

16

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 13y

14:40 Thurles

Coppercoast Paudie

10st 13lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

First reserve; maiden was beaten 11l when sixth to Duke Otto at Tramore; down the field in maiden since.

11th

3

21st Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

16:21 Limerick

Coppercoast Paudie

11st 12lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

in rear, not fluent 2nd

50/1

Form: 0-9479

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Never better than fourth so far; has time on her side but needs to show improvement before becoming a betting proposition.

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7th

9

27th Oct 2023

Soft

3m 1f 90y

16:45 Sligo

Gigantamax Eevee

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Matthew J Smith

Was running a fine race when falling at Listowel over 3m off this mark last time; still needs more to win but could get involved.

11/1

0

17

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Gigantamax Eevee

10st 13lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

in touch with leaders, prominent when ridden after 3 out, pressed leaders when fell 2 out

20/1

Form: 757-98

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 13lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

0-17, never in the first four; mid-field both starts this season, hard to fancy despite stable's good current form.

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16th

21

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:42 Naas

Red Finch

10st 13lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

18-race maiden yet to trouble the judge, even during the stable's purple patch last year; back to 2m here after being pulled up over 3m at Listowel when last seen; others preferred.

25/1

0

18

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Red Finch

10st 13lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

0-17, never in the first four; mid-field both starts this season, hard to fancy despite stable's good current form.

14/1

8th

19

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 55y

17:05 Galway

Red Finch

10st 13lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

Yet to finish in the first three and isn't easy to fancy even though yard is in top form.

28/1

Form: 9-9400

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Fourth at Sligo in July was mildly promising; two much lesser efforts since then; overall form is weak, but is in good hands; first reserve.

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0

19

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Millies Dream

11st 8lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Fourth at Sligo in July was mildly promising; two much lesser efforts since then; overall form is weak, but is in good hands; first reserve.

13th

8

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

18:05 Ballinrobe

Millies Dream

11st 9lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

On a competitive mark judged on his fourth at Sligo (2m4f, good) and the cheekpieces sported when tailed off at Downpatrick are swiftly removed; could go well.

7/1

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Non-runners

Ladyeze Man, Inchidaly Copper, Close Enough, Well Polly

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Payout
Exacta €12484.00
Straight Forecast €5297.50
Tricast €38460.40
Trifecta €57995.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Ballagh Star

The Irish Sun:

Miss Laura

POSTDATA:

Father Jed

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Ballagh Star