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15:25 Gowran Park

Heavy

Joe Bollard Memorial Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 4f 50y
  • 19 runners
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Joe Bollard Memorial Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £15.50
  • Place: £2.40

Form: 069B-5

Last run: 119 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Well held fifth on this season's return and has been off since; his mark doesn't look overly generous on handicap debut and may need this after 119 days off.

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10th

7

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Great Island

11st 4lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Eoin Griffin

Took a big rise in the ratings for a wide-margin C&D win handicap debut last September; the best of his five runs since then when third over 2m5f at Limerick; hard to be confident based on his last two starts.

14/1

14th

1

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

13:30 Limerick

Great Island

11st 13lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Eoin Griffin

midfield

10/1

7th

5

16th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 52y

14:50 Fairyhouse

Great Island

11st 5lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

midfield

7/1

14/1

  • Place: £4.80

Form: 5668-0

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Tailed off on his recent return but that was on the back of a 10-month absence; better than that but his best recent form has come over further.

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4th

9

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

Falcon Park

10st 13lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: Paul Hennessy

A 20-race maiden and shown nothing in three runs this term; best recent form over further.

33/1

19

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 180y

16:50 Naas

Falcon Park

11st 1lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Paul Hennessy

Maiden's best run was when remote second of 19 at Gowran (2m4f, heavy) in the autumn; faller at halfway latest; jockey booking catches the eye.

12/1

11

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Falcon Park

11st 3lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: Paul Hennessy

Off the track for 10 months before never in the hunt in a Bellewstown maiden hurdle in August; much improved when second in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Gowran in September; struggled in a maiden at Thurles on latest.

12/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 62-0P9 D

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 1lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner whose latest success came in similar conditions over this trip last year; runner-up at Punchestown in January but has struggled in three runs since; career-low mark at least.

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14th

12

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

14:30 Down Royal

Glenabo Bridge

10st 6lb

J: James Duggan

T: Oliver McKiernan

in touch with leaders early, midfield when not fluent and pushed along 5th, weakened and dropped to rear after 6th, tailed off before 3 out

12/1

11th

28

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 180y

16:15 Naas

Glenabo Bridge

10st 9lb

T: Oliver McKiernan

Third reserve; running okay in defeat of late but probably needs further these days.

9th

15

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Glenabo Bridge

10st 3lb

J: James Duggan

T: Oliver McKiernan

Tough and durable sort brought his winning tally over hurdles to four with a hard-earned success at Fairyhouse in November; has run respectably in two Punchestown outings since then.

12/1

33/1

  • Place: £4.20

Form: R8670

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Point winner but generally struggled under rules including when tailed off on handicap debut last week.

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9

9th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 96y

15:25 Clonmel

Inchidaly Robin

11st 1lb

J: Mr A Burke-Ott

T: Alexander Ott

Point winner, no chasing experience, two poor runs over hurdles since Gowran fourth; new headgear combination

20/1

8th

6

27th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:35 Sligo

Inchidaly Robin

11st 7lb

J: Mr A Burke-Ott

T: Alexander Ott

Point winner; remote fourth at Gowran offered some encouragement; not as good at Punchestown on latest.

16/1

13th

16

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:10 Punchestown

Inchidaly Robin

11st 2lb

J: Mr A Burke-Ott

T: Alexander Ott

in touch with leaders

14/1

Form: 550

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

First reserve; fifth behind Sundial on debut but tailed off in two subsequent runs including up at this trip latest.

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3rd

3

4th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

16:45 Southwell

Larkfield Lusive

11st 10lb

J: John Kington

T: L J Morgan

0-8 over hurdles in Ireland but signed off there with two very respectable handicap runs (both 2m5f, heavy) during the winter, and it will be interesting to see what Laura Morgan can do with him.

11/2

7

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

13:25 Limerick

Larkfield Lusive

11st 1lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: R P Rath

Second in C&D maiden in October (winner now rated 116); favourite for a Fairyhouse handicap on the strength of that but jumped poorly and was pulled up; weakened from the last over C&D on latest.

7/1

6th

14

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

13:30 Limerick

Larkfield Lusive

11st 2lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: R P Rath

led, not fluent 2nd, not fluent 8th, headed after 2 out, weakened run-in

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 8606

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Shown very little so far and was beaten 25l on his recent handicap debut; plenty to prove back down in trip.

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6th

3

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Gowran Park

Suile Ban

11st 11lb

J: Daniel King

T: Adrian Brendan Joyce

Shown very little so far and was beaten 25l on his recent handicap debut; plenty to prove back down in trip.

33/1

6th

4

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:47 Kilbeggan

Suile Ban

11st 8lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Adrian Brendan Joyce

in touch with leaders, not fluent 3 out, weakened from 2 out

12/1

Form: /70P9- D

Last run: 169 days

W: 11st 3lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Won over this trip on testing ground a couple of seasons ago; however, out of form when last seen and likely to need this after 169 days off.

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0

12

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 6f 120y

12:55 Limerick

Mrs Watson

10st 2lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Peter Croke

Tailed off over hurdles here in October on latest venture, that far from out of the blue either, and two tries so far over fences failed to yield a great deal; far from obvious claims.

50/1

3/1

Form: -P8243

Last run: 48 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Best run came when runner-up in a beginners' at Tipperary this summer but creditable efforts in handicap hurdles twice since and was only beaten 2l latest; return to a shorter trip may help and one for the shortlist.

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8

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:55 Limerick

How Decc

11st 8lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: E Seymour

Best run came when runner-up in a beginners' at Tipperary last summer; creditable efforts in handicap hurdles also; failed to handle heavy ground when favourite on final start before a winter break, best form on good-to-yielding.

10/1

8th

4

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Gowran Park

How Decc

11st 10lb

J: Tom Harney

T: E Seymour

Best run came when runner-up in a beginners' at Tipperary this summer but creditable efforts in handicap hurdles twice since and was only beaten 2l latest; return to a shorter trip may help and one for the shortlist.

3/1

3rd

9

13th Aug 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 165y

16:40 Downpatrick

How Decc

11st 7lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: E Seymour

midfield, headway from 3 out, in touch with leaders approaching last, ridden and ran on well run-in, went third towards finish

13/2

Form: P-006P C

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Best form is over shorter and shown very little so far this year; pulled up over 3m last week and hard to recommend.

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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: 8567-

Last run: 404 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Point winner; has shown a bit of promise under rules but she may need further and has a 203-day absence to overcome.

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4th

8

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

13:55 Thurles

Mustameet Secret

10st 13lb

J: Mr E Finegan

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

1-8 in points; was running off a lowly 86 when second in a handicap at Sligo last month; hard to fancy in a maiden.

16/1

2nd

7

27th Oct 2023

Soft

3m 1f 90y

16:45 Sligo

Mustameet Secret

10st 6lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

prominent, pressed leader when not fluent 8th, joined leader 4 out, led narrowly from 3 out, faced challenge when ridden after last, headed towards finish

25/1

10th

6

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Gowran Park

Mustameet Secret

11st 9lb

J: Mr E Finegan

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

Point winner; has shown a bit of promise under rules but she may need further and has a 203-day absence to overcome.

10/1

Form: 056P-6

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Hasn't built on the promise he showed in bumpers in early 2022; no improvement in handicaps but it was a step back in the right direction at Galway 19 days ago when beaten 8l on his yard debut; might have finished closer without a mistake at the last and entitled to come on for that first run of the campaign; could go well.

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8th

14

15th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:45 Cork

Jaariam

11st 4lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Seamus G O’Donnell

Showed some ability in bumpers last year but hasn't built upon that over hurdles; a decent effort on yard debut at Galway but was tailed-off at Gowran since.

22/1

11th

8

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Gowran Park

Jaariam

11st 8lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Seamus G O’Donnell

Hasn't built on the promise he showed in bumpers in early 2022; no improvement in handicaps but it was a step back in the right direction at Galway 19 days ago when beaten 8l on his yard debut; might have finished closer without a mistake at the last and entitled to come on for that first run of the campaign; could go well.

7/1

6th

9

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 55y

17:05 Galway

Jaariam

11st 7lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Seamus G O’Donnell

Third in a bumper last year but hasn't matched that over hurdles; needs to leave that far behind on stable debut after a break.

28/1

Form: 440-P0

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Minor promise in Britain for Nicky Henderson; shown nothing in two runs since switching to handicaps for this yard.

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5th

9

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

15:30 Clonmel

Treyarnon Bay

10st 10lb

J: Mr H E Sexton

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Won a bumper for Nicky Henderson but very poor form over hurdles since joining this yard for small money last summer and remains opposable.

20/1

5th

14

29th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 7f 0y

16:10 Punchestown

Treyarnon Bay

11st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Flat-bred mare won a bumper for Nicky Henderson but very poor form over hurdles since joining this yard for small money last summer.

40/1

16th

18

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 77y

13:25 Punchestown

Treyarnon Bay

10st 7lb

J: Miss Abigail Voyce

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Well beaten in handicaps off this mark lately and can't be fancied even with cheekpieces tried; 4lb wrong.

50/1

Form: 6707

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Promising sixth in a Roscommon bumper on debut but hasn't built on that in a trio of maiden hurdle starts; stamina on the dam's side of his pedigree suggests this new trip could suit.

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5th

13

10th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 116y

14:52 Naas

Cramers Valley

11st 0lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear

15/2

2nd

12

14th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:20 Naas

Cramers Valley

11st 10lb

J: Mr J P Murray

T: P J Rothwell

One of two runners for yard; a glimpse of ability in a bumper and maiden hurdles; beaten a long way in a Navan handicap last time; cheekpieces need to work.

25/1

Form: 08P-0P

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Shown very little in eight runs so far and was pulled up on handicap debut last time.

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14th

17

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Gowran Park

Ozark Thunder

11st 3lb

J: Sean Cleary-Farrell

T: Thomas Cleary

Shown very little in eight runs so far and was pulled up on handicap debut last time.

33/1

0

14

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 55y

17:40 Galway

Ozark Thunder

11st 4lb

J: Sean Cleary-Farrell

T: Thomas Cleary

Well beaten in bumpers and maiden hurdles; needs to step up plenty on handicap debut but check market anyway.

25/1

Form: 97-00

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Shown very little in four runs so far but may have needed her handicap debut a fortnight ago; step up in trip needs to yield plenty more.

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5

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Gowran Park

Emotional Damage

11st 9lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Gordon Elliott

Shown very little in four runs so far but may have needed her handicap debut a fortnight ago; step up in trip needs to yield plenty more.

13/2

12th

12

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

15:55 Navan

Emotional Damage

11st 3lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Shown very little in a trio of maiden hurdles so far; improvement needed on handicap debut returning from 135 days off.

12/1

17th

12

4th May 2023

Good

1m 7f 170y

17:20 Tipperary

Emotional Damage

10st 13lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Gordon Elliott

Has looked in need of further than this in her first two races; perhaps one for handicaps in due course.

25/1

Form: 670-0

Last run: 110 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Tailed off all four starts so far, the latest in a maiden hurdle at Southwell in June; marked improvement needed on handicap debut.

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11th

7

17th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 50y

12:20 Wexford

Make No Plans

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Liam G O’Brien

Modest form in maidens; pulled up at Gowran when making his handicap debut off a mark of 87; tongue-tie on now.

25/1

0

9

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Gowran Park

Make No Plans

11st 8lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Liam G O’Brien

Tailed off all four starts so far, the latest in a maiden hurdle at Southwell in June; marked improvement needed on handicap debut.

20/1

Form: 900/

Last run: 574 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Operating at a low level on the Flat when last seen and showed very little in trio of maiden hurdle starts a couple of seasons ago.

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9th

18

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 60y

15:10 Limerick

Mythical Times

10st 13lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: P Cluskey

towards rear

50/1

Form: -P7009

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Minor promise in a Cork bumper on debut but shown very little in five hurdle runs since, including up at this trip last time; handicap debut.

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0

13

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 50y

15:25 Gowran Park

Yara Greyjoy

11st 5lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Minor promise in a Cork bumper on debut but shown very little in five hurdle runs since, including up at this trip last time; handicap debut.

50/1

9th

11

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

16:35 Bellewstown

Yara Greyjoy

11st 3lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear of midfield

33/1

12th

16

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:00 Cork

Yara Greyjoy

11st 7lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear throughout, not fluent 2nd, hampered by faller 3 out, soon no extra

40/1

Form: 0-56P6

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Has shown a bit more this season, notably when sixth of 16 (beaten 11l) in a maiden hurdle at Limerick; mixed signals on the strength of that form and she's disappointed in two handicap outings since but a return to this trip may suit; could have a say if she handles conditions.

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9

11th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 116y

15:20 Clonmel

Aegirine

11st 3lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

held up in rear, outpaced and lost touch after 3 out, eased and pulled up before 2 out

16/1

9th

9

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

12:25 Limerick

Aegirine

11st 5lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

An 84-rated filly; well exposed at this stage and hard to fancy in a maiden despite fair recent handicap form.

20/1

5th

14

11th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:37 Gowran Park

Aegirine

11st 3lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

12-race maiden; only 14l off the winner when fourth in her latest handicap at Limerick (2m5f, heavy); each-way claims with a repeat.

7/1

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Selections

POSTDATA:

How Decc

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Aegirine

SPOTLIGHT:

Jaariam

The Irish Sun:

How Decc