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Yielding To Soft

Conor Cassidy Cars Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5743.36
  • 1m 7f 195y
  • 12 runners
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Conor Cassidy Cars Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.60
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 0998-0

Last run: 130 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Striking bumper RPR of 112 final start before hurdling suggests he's been a flop since but still early days and tongue tie added on return.

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

5th

22

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 104y

15:00 Leopardstown

Park Of Kings

10st 3lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Paul Nolan

soon midfield

33/1

3rd

10

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Park Of Kings

11st 2lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Paul Nolan

towards rear

10/1

3rd

4

11th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:07 Gowran Park

Park Of Kings

11st 4lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Paul Nolan

prominent, soon went third, left in modest second 5th, headway 3 out, lost second 2 out, no extra approaching last

5/2

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7/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: P221-9 D

Last run: 130 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Apparently blew her chance at second-last at Tipperary when last seen; obvious contender for top yard on this year's form.

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

13th

4

27th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:12 Limerick

Pidoyne

11st 13lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Henry De Bromhead

Tramore winner has done little or nothing wrong on her last two starts since returning from a break; probably very little to hide from the handicapper, but only five rising six so potential for further improvement, and at least is coming here in good order.

5/1

3rd

6

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Limerick

Pidoyne

11st 7lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent, led after 3 out, headed from 2 out, soon ridden, no chance with winner when not fluent and lost second last

6/1

2nd

2

25th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 195y

14:45 Roscommon

Pidoyne

11st 11lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Apparently blew her chance at second-last at Tipperary when last seen; obvious contender for top yard on this year's form.

7/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 020447

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 1lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

First reserve; pretty reliable and place chance; one win since August 2020.

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

19th

21

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Serpolette

10st 0lb

J: Jake Coen

T: E D Delany

Doesn't win often and now 2-37; hit the frame last time but 8lb wrong for this.

100/1

3rd

17

25th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 195y

14:45 Roscommon

Serpolette

11st 1lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: E D Delany

First reserve; pretty reliable and place chance; one win since August 2020.

7th

11

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

17:05 Bellewstown

Serpolette

11st 2lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: E D Delany

prominent, went second after 5 out

14/1

Form: -77352 D

Last run: 2 days

W: 11st 5lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Looked to have no real excuses since returning this summer; place chance but hardly jumping off the page.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

5

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 52y

16:10 Thurles

Dontdooddson

11st 9lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Darren Collins

More highly-rated chaser but fair placed form over hurdles last year; pulled up on heavy ground at Punchestown last time and has had a break since.

12/1

0

3

31st Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 159y

15:15 Punchestown

Dontdooddson

11st 10lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Darren Collins

More highly-rated chaser but has fair placed form over hurdles this year; has made the first five on his last six starts; good run last time when third over 2m at Cork; getting on in years but could pick up more place-money here.

13/2

3rd

8

26th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:10 Cork

Dontdooddson

10st 11lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Darren Collins

towards rear of midfield, in touch with leaders after 3rd, went second after 4 out, led narrowly 3 out, headed after 2 out, left in third last, kept on

10/1

Form: 0U-836

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Youngster making handicap debut; mark is fair but may need more experience.

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

2nd

11

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

14:05 Naas

Verbal Sparring

10st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Desmond McDonogh

Runner-up in handicaps at Punchestown and this venue during the winter; poor run in between over 2m4f; staying on when falling at the last at this venue on the penultimate start; let down by his jumping here 12 days ago; could reverse form with third-placed Red Striker if avoiding error.

11/2

6th

3

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:40 Naas

Verbal Sparring

11st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Desmond McDonogh

Maiden has been runner-up in handicaps at Punchestown and Naas during the winter; poor run in between was over 2m4f; staying on when falling at the last at Naas last time; a good chance he can make amends.

9/2

5

10th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 116y

14:17 Naas

Verbal Sparring

11st 6lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Desmond McDonogh

Maiden has been twice runner-up recently, including over C&D last time; poor run in between was over 2m4f; up another 2lb but should be closely involved.

5/1

Form: 0B07-0

Last run: 77 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Struggled in handicaps last year; would need to progress markedly from course return here in July.

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

2nd

9

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

12:48 Down Royal

Malbas

11st 8lb

J: Tom Harney

T: John C McConnell

midfield

50/1

6th

5

25th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 195y

14:45 Roscommon

Malbas

11st 8lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Struggled in handicaps last year; would need to progress markedly from course return here in July.

14/1

Form: 4053-9 D

Last run: 137 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Did not get 2m3f at Clonmel; modest but place chance on form; sole win was in maiden in 2021.

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

3rd

2

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

Go Gill Go

11st 6lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: James Grace

Bounced back from a couple of poor runs when an 11l third at Limerick in January; a losing run going back to her sole success in 2021 is off-putting but should have one in her from this sort of mark; very best form on quicker ground.

5/1

3rd

7

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Go Gill Go

11st 6lb

J: Conor Clarke

T: James Grace

Record of 1-24 over hurdles; best recent effort came over C&D and poor Clonmel run next time might have come too soon; fell early at Naas since; has a shout.

11/1

14/1

Form: 1302-0

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Won over 3m in January; this trip looked too short back hurdling at Navan and will probably be too short here.

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

4th

8

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 159y

17:10 Thurles

Ishan

10st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

Two wins from his last four starts; handed an extra 8lb for Limerick win after Christmas; found wanting in a race of a higher standard at Leopardstown, stays well, and could be competitive now.

8/1

11th

24

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 104y

15:00 Leopardstown

Ishan

10st 1lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

midfield

28/1

1st

8

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Limerick

Ishan

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 2 out (usual 3 out), soon went second, ridden to lead approaching last, ridden out towards finish

5/1

Form: /31-36

Last run: 79 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Wexford winner in June rain well there before slightly lesser Bellewstown effort; trip-versatile and each-way chance.

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

5th

17

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:50 Cork

Chapel Street

11st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: Joseph Hennessy

Won a Wexford handicap hurdle in June 2022; fine effort at the same venue in May after almost a year off; unplaced on his next two starts; came good again at this venue three weeks ago, staying on well to win a 2m3f contest; may feature again off 6lb higher, though ground might be too testing this time

10/1

1st

4

15th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:45 Cork

Chapel Street

11st 10lb

J: Daniel King

T: Joseph Hennessy

Won a Wexford handicap hurdle in June 2022 and a fine effort back there on return from a year off; not so good at Roscommon last time and will have to recapture his best.

16/1

Form: 7-8027

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Yard continues in fine form; hurdling maiden looked stretched by distance latest but each-way chance on Limerick second previously.

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

9th

2

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 88y

16:23 Thurles

Star Official

11st 13lb

J: Miss Georgie Benson

T: R Donohoe

C&D winner earlier this winter; ground/trip both fine for him but he's probably on a stiff enough mark for now.

6/1

4th

8

10th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 175y

15:05 Naas

Star Official

10st 13lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: R Donohoe

Won a Thurles handicap hurdle in October and very consistent since; needs to bounce back from a sub-standard effort at Gowran but every chance of doing so in this company.

11/2

5th

3

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:05 Gowran Park

Star Official

12st 0lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: R Donohoe

Winner off 95 at Thurles in October and fairly consistent since over hurdles and in a Flat handicap; his best might not be quite good enough here.

12/1

Form: 2F755-

Last run: 373 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Went close in good-ground Ballinrobe maidens last year; better in fifth in handicaps two Septembers ago when beaten 2l at Navan back at 2m; not sure why he's been off since and Mark Walsh rides Park Of Kings.

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

11th

1

25th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 195y

14:45 Roscommon

Spick And Span

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Went close in good-ground Ballinrobe maidens last year; better in fifth in handicaps two Septembers ago when beaten 2l at Navan back at 2m; not sure why he's been off since and Mark Walsh rides Park Of Kings.

14/1

5th

2

17th Sep 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 170y

15:45 Navan

Spick And Span

11st 13lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

took keen hold, held up in behind leaders on inner early, midfield after 2nd, mistake 5th, headway when jumped slightly left 2 out, ridden before last, kept on but no impression run-in

7/1

5th

2

3rd Sep 2022

Good

2m 4f 100y

15:20 Wexford

Spick And Span

12st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

towards rear, headway from 4 out, in touch with leaders when pushed along before 2 out, ridden but no extra approaching last

4/1

Form: 1/00/0 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Struggled in tenth since Fairyhouse win, off for two years until quiet Wexford return but better over this trip and not totally ruled out.

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

0

7

25th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 195y

14:45 Roscommon

Paulas Prayer

11st 8lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Struggled in tenth since Fairyhouse win, off for two years until quiet Wexford return but better over this trip and not totally ruled out.

33/1

10th

10

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 100y

17:20 Wexford

Paulas Prayer

11st 10lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Returned to hurdles with narrow success at Fairyhouse in April 2021 but struggled afterwards and now returns from a long absence.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €278.00
Straight Forecast €270.10
Tricast €2026.90
Trifecta €4705.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Park Of Kings

The Irish Sun:

Verbal Sparring

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Pidoyne

POSTDATA:

Star Official