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15:05 Clonmel

Yielding To Soft

Clonmel Mares Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5743.36
  • 2m 3f 181y
  • 10 runners
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Clonmel Mares Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £4.40
  • Place: £1.60

Form: -51431 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Consistent this summer, winning handicaps at Tramore and Listowel, looked an improved sort on latter occasion, winning comfortably; has an 8lb rise to deal with but is a big player.

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

4th

1

12th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 180y

15:55 Killarney

Costanuci

11st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John Queally

Winner of three of her last six races in handicap hurdles before a winter break, the first of them off a modest 89; second off 112 at Thurles in November; may need chasing experience.

8/1

2nd

4

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 106y

15:15 Thurles

Costanuci

11st 2lb

J: Neil Ryan

T: John Queally

Has won three of her last five, the first of them off 89; handled testing ground when winning under this rider at Clonmel and may well have more to offer.

9/2

1st

6

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 181y

15:05 Clonmel

Costanuci

11st 10lb

J: Neil Ryan

T: John Queally

held up in rear, headway on near side of group 3 out, challenging when raced wide before 2 out, led narrowly when ridden approaching last, ran on towards finish

7/2

6/1

  • Place: £3.30

Form: -06324

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner is yet to win over hurdles but several good runs; 2nd to The Grey Dove in a Sligo maiden before was 7.5l behind Costanuci in a Listowel handicap last time; 8lb better off today.

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

14th

20

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 2f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Stormalong

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: David Kenneth Budds

Surprise winner of a Cork bumper on debut; still a maiden after ten starts over hurdles; often runs well but is 7lb out of the handicap and up against it in the circumstances.

40/1

3rd

3

24th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 55y

11:50 Fairyhouse

Stormalong

11st 7lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: David Kenneth Budds

soon prominent in chasing group, went third but no extra after 2 out, no match for first two

10/1

11/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 7-1635

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

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.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

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: 555-6B

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 13lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Sole hurdle win came over 4 years ago in UK; not bad efforts this year and was keeping on at Cork last time when brought down before the last; needs a bit more but considered.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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2nd

1

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:45 Navan

Ena Baie

11st 13lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

midfield, headway and prominent after 3 out, went second 2 out, pushed along and 1 length down last, ridden and ran on well to lead inside final 110yds, headed post

14/1

9th

6

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 138y

14:30 Thurles

Ena Baie

11st 9lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

No wins since 2019; didn't build on a promising run at Clonmel when tailed off at Cork earlier this month.

20/1

9th

5

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:50 Cork

Ena Baie

11st 11lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Sole hurdle win came in 2019 when trained by Harry Fry; fair form this year and was keeping on over a shorter trip at this venue in August when brought down just before the last flight; beaten 8l in fourth over this trip at Clonmel last time.

12/1

Form: 1-0447

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Won a Thurles maiden hurdle in March and a good run at Cork last month; below form twice since and didn't jump well behind Costanuci at Listowel.

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

7th

4

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 193y

16:50 Thurles

No Fussing

11st 10lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

Needs to bounce back after a very disappointing Leopardstown run; 5-1 chance then, after twice finishing second, including at Punchestown when 5l in front of today's rival Lough Nigara.

6/1

6

4th Mar 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:00 Leopardstown

No Fussing

11st 12lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

Knocking on the door in handicaps of late, narrowly beaten by improvers last twice over this trip at Punchestown (clear of remainder when beaten by Pipers Boreen (runs in 3.30) latest; up 3lb but major player again.

11/2

2nd

6

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

15:55 Punchestown

No Fussing

11st 2lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

towards rear, slightly hampered when switched right 4 out, headway 3 out, pressed leaders going okay after 2 out, switched right when briefly led before last, headed when ridden and kept on well run-in, just held

4/1

12/1

Form: -10025

Last run: 10 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Won a Tramore maiden in June and not a bad run there in a novice event last month; a lesser run at Listowel since and has to bounce back; handles testing ground.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

0

3

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

16:00 Gowran Park

Bynx

11st 5lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Martin Hassett

took keen hold, led, headed and raced in second after 2nd, led again from 5th

6/1

1st

7

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 180y

12:30 Tramore

Bynx

10st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Martin Hassett

Has only won a maiden hurdle and she's 1-30 overall; ran well now and again last year but she's not the percentage call.

10/1

11th

10

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 56y

13:30 Punchestown

Bynx

11st 4lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Martin Hassett

Her only win was gained in a 2m5f maiden hurdle on good ground at Tramore in June; well beaten in Thurles race won by Dragon's Pass; finished behind Lazer Wolf and Morricone here on latest, though close-up in fifth.

12/1

Form: 4-2364

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Punchestown maiden hurdle winner in January on soft has won on the Flat since and has run well at times in defeat lately; was hampered at Downpatrick last time and should have been closer; can be involved off the same mark.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

14

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 205y

14:35 Thurles

Theonewedreamof

10st 9lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Soft ground winner at Punchestown in January and bounced back to form when second on testing ground at Galway in October; never landed a blow however at Navan following month; has form on better ground so don't discount a return to form.

15/2

8th

19

18th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:55 Navan

Theonewedreamof

10st 9lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Soft ground winner at Punchestown in January and bounced back to form when beaten half a length on testing ground at Galway last month; 4lb higher and should be in the mix again.

7/1

OUR TIP

Form: 1466-5

Last run: 140 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Heavy ground bumper winner has run well at times over hurdles, including on handicap debut over C&D in May; absent since then but could run well if forward enough.

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

6th

15

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 45y

19:05 Punchestown

Ballycashin

10st 12lb

J: Conor Clarke

T: Anthony Mullins

Wexford bumper winner in 2022; hurdles form leaves her with plenty to find.

66/1

7th

7

4th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:30 Leopardstown

Ballycashin

11st 1lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Anthony Mullins

Bumper winner, 0-11 hurdling, best effort when decent fourth in 3m Punchestown handicap in November, just fair effort in similar contest latest; others preferred.

14/1

Form: /822-2

Last run: 84 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Has run well in several maiden and novice hurdles, including on soft; was poor on the Flat when last seen but is considered on handicap bow in this sphere.

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

9th

10

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 181y

15:05 Clonmel

Happywifehappylife

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: John C McConnell

Has run well in several maiden and novice hurdles, including on soft; was poor on the Flat when last seen but is considered on handicap bow in this sphere.

9/1

15th

2

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19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 30y

20:20 Killarney

Happywifehappylife

10st 2lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Knocking on the door over hurdles since joining current trainer, chasing home a clear winner at Perth this month; second on two of three turf flat outings for Joseph O'Brien in 2021, including here; won't mind rain.

16/1

Form: 2-0241

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark in a Sligo maiden last month, beating Stormalong when getting 8lb from her; is 4lb worse off today but handles soft and considered on handicap bow.

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

10th

9

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 181y

15:05 Clonmel

The Grey Dove

11st 7lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Got off the mark in a Sligo maiden last month, beating Stormalong when getting 8lb from her; is 4lb worse off today but handles soft and considered on handicap bow.

5/1

1st

12

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 93y

17:10 Sligo

The Grey Dove

10st 13lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear of midfield, niggled along briefly after 4th, not fluent 5th, headway and pushed along briefly after 4 out, pushed along briefly after 3 out, led and pushed along after 2 out, ridden out after last, kept on well

13/2

4th

16

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:00 Kilbeggan

The Grey Dove

10st 13lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Showed useful form in bumpers and made an encouraging start to life over hurdles when second at Punchestown last month, beaten 9l by Arctic Fly; step up in trip looks sure to suit and she is a player.

13/2

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Payout
Exacta €353.00
Straight Forecast €386.80
Tricast €1610.20
Trifecta €2424.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Theonewedreamof

TOPSPEED:

Pearlofflorida

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Phils Choice

POSTDATA:

Theonewedreamof

The Irish Sun:

Pearlofflorida