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Golf Societies @ Gowran Park Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £8353.98
  • 2m 4f 70y
  • 7 runners
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Golf Societies @ Gowran Park Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 7 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly sunny

6/4 (Won)

  • Win: £1.40
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 61-113 BF

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Remarkably popular with punters and justified that with three wins earlier this year before cracking run in novice chase; RPR of 135 then so assuming he's simply been improving he should win this off 114.

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

1st

6

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:05 Cork

Lucky Zebo

10st 8lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent early, midfield on near side of group before 4th, pressed leaders before 7th, challenging going okay 3 out, led before 2 out, ridden and went clear approaching last, kept on well

10/1

8th

8

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 80y

15:00 Leopardstown

Lucky Zebo

10st 7lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Has won four of his last five starts and justified odds-on favouritism at Gowran last time; shoved up another 12lb but hard to gauge where his ceiling is and potentially more to come at this trip.

9/2

1st

8

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 4f 70y

16:25 Gowran Park

Lucky Zebo

10st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

raced wide, pressed leaders, disputing second from 5th, led going best from 2 out, ridden and ran on after last, comfortably

6/4

12/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 33FF9- D

Last run: 216 days

W: 10st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Conditions fine; fell twice chasing before flopping over hurdles in February, not seen since; if back to his best has a chance in this even if 0-11 hurdling.

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

2nd

6

11th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:53 Gowran Park

Krabat

10st 7lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Michael J McDonagh

prominent, headway disputing lead 3 out, led when jumped left 2 out, not fluent last, faced challenge run-in, headed towards finish

8/1

8th

8

28th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 5f 200y

16:17 Galway

Krabat

10st 6lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Michael J McDonagh

Sole win has come over fences (2m4f, heavy) but several near misses hurdling including on seasonal return at Gowran last month when a clear second to a well-handicapped winner over 2m5f; up 3lb but should go well.

8/1

2nd

7

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 4f 70y

16:25 Gowran Park

Krabat

10st 11lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Michael J McDonagh

raced in second, disputed lead before 2nd, led clearly before 5th, headed from 2 out, soon ridden, steadied last, kept on well but no match for winner

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 50-51F

Last run: 83 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 120

Form & Verdict

Held since Downpatrick win in June, flopping on Flat last time, and very hard to see this test suiting.

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

0

7

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 205y

14:35 Thurles

Rock On Seamie

11st 6lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Ray Hackett

2m2f Downpatrick winner in June and solid run latest when third behind an odds-on shot at Gowran in September (2m4f); return to better ground here in his favour but others less exposed.

12/1

3rd

3

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 4f 70y

16:25 Gowran Park

Rock On Seamie

11st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: Ray Hackett

towards rear but in touch with leaders, headway 3 out, went third when ridden after 2 out, soon no extra, no match for first two

20/1

12th

11

(4)

3rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 110y

17:30 Tipperary

Rock On Seamie

9st 7lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Ray Hackett

dwelt start, midfield

14/1

Form: 1 D

Last run: 119 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

13-2, won maiden at Down Royal (good) sole start this summer; plenty for punters to ponder here but clearly promising.

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

7

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

13:25 Fairyhouse

Ochocinco

11st 7lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: C A Murphy

Won ordinary Down Royal maiden on debut in June (good) and straight into handicap company at Gowran in September, none too fluent in testing conditions but faring respectably; likely has more to offer on better ground but this no easy task.

16/1

4th

4

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 4f 70y

16:25 Gowran Park

Ochocinco

11st 0lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: C A Murphy

midfield

6/1

Form: 12F5F- BF

Last run: 396 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 132

Form & Verdict

Won back-to-back hurdling last year before hit-and-miss spell novice chasing; clearly risky off so long so hard to assess; handles soft.

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

5

4th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 2

15:00 Musselburgh

Chinx Of Light

11st 6lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Dual 3m winner in May 2022; lost his form chasing that summer and, after 13 months off, he's been well held in two 2m4f handicap hurdles this autumn, but he's back up in trip today and needs a market check.

14/1

7th

4

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 200y

14:00 Naas

Chinx Of Light

11st 0lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

25/1

5th

1

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 4f 70y

16:25 Gowran Park

Chinx Of Light

12st 0lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Won back-to-back hurdling last year before hit-and-miss spell novice chasing; clearly risky off so long so hard to assess; handles soft.

7/1

Form: 11322- D

Last run: 153 days

W: 11st 0lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Veteran will appreciate whatever conditions present themselves; seems fine fresh and had cracking season; can resume progress; still relatively lightly raced.

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

1st

7

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 70y

16:33 Cork

Sir Bob

10st 10lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Robert Tyner

bumped rival start, soon pressed leader, lost second but prominent 5th, went second again before 7th

16/1

2nd

3

10th Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 120y

16:20 Limerick

Sir Bob

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Robert Tyner

prominent throughout, pressed leader from 4 out, briefly led home turn, headed 2 out, kept on run-in, no match for winner

15/2

6th

2

27th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:58 Fairyhouse

Sir Bob

12st 0lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Robert Tyner

Won handicap chase at Cork in November and respectable run from his lower hurdle mark at Limerick last month; may want a return to extreme trips but not ruled out, particularly if the ground is testing.

16/1

Form: 8-1185

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 122

Form & Verdict

Rarely favourite but won twice in May; steps up in trip after two fruitless runs; hard to fancy.

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

7th

2

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 4f 70y

16:25 Gowran Park

As Tears Go By

11st 4lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Rarely favourite but won twice in May; steps up in trip after two fruitless runs; hard to fancy.

14/1

5th

2

8th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

16:02 Kilbeggan

As Tears Go By

11st 7lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield after 3rd

7/2

8th

1

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 5y

18:38 Ballinrobe

As Tears Go By

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Now 3-6 after winning his last two, a soft-ground Clonmel handicap and a rated hurdle at Wexford (good) in which he saw off higher-rated opposition; this mark doesn't look beyond him.

6/4

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Payout
Exacta €33.00
Straight Forecast €39.50
Tricast €205.60
Trifecta €339.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Lucky Zebo

TOPSPEED:

Krabat

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Lucky Zebo

POSTDATA:

Lucky Zebo

The Irish Sun:

Lucky Zebo