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16:00 Gowran Park

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Jack Duggan Memorial Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £11486.73
  • 3m 0f 0y
  • 8 runners
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Jack Duggan Memorial Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £7.80
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 4-6421

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Improving with each run this season and got off the mark in a novice hurdle at Downpatrick earlier this month; room for improvement in the jumping department and he's on a workable mark for handicap debut.

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16th

14

28th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 208y

Class 2

15:00 Cheltenham

Ringdufferin

10st 13lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

2-2 since fitted with cheekpieces last month, the wins gained from the front at Downpatrick (2m5f, soft) and Gowran Park (3m, heavy; handicap debut); faces a tougher assignment but should be fine on the forecast quicker ground and is heading in the right direction.

8/1

1st

8

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:00 Gowran Park

Ringdufferin

10st 1lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Improving with each run this season and got off the mark in a novice hurdle at Downpatrick earlier this month; room for improvement in the jumping department and he's on a workable mark for handicap debut.

9/2

1st

5

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 5f 110y

16:00 Downpatrick

Ringdufferin

11st 7lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

didn't always jump with fluency, made all, set slow pace, mistake 3rd, faced challenge 2 out, increased tempo before last, ridden and ran on after last

11/2

14/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 0UP-89 CD

Last run: 110 days

W: 11st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 128

Form & Verdict

Running well in defeat on the Flat of late; out of form when last seen over jumps though and still seems on a stiff enough mark.

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0

7

18th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 208y

Class 2

14:55 Cheltenham

Walking On Glass

11st 0lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Padraig Roche

7-53 overall and he's proved himself thoroughly at about 3m on testing ground; creditable second at Gowran Park (3m, heavy) in September, before his form dipped in a conditions event on latest start; needs to find extra to win this.

25/1

4th

5

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:00 Thurles

Walking On Glass

11st 0lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Padraig Roche

raced lazily at times, in touch with leaders early, dropped to last after 1st, mistake 4th

12/1

2nd

3

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:00 Gowran Park

Walking On Glass

11st 1lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Padraig Roche

Running well in defeat on the Flat of late; out of form when last seen over jumps though and still seems on a stiff enough mark.

14/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 0U1371 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Has won two of his last four starts and won going away when bolting up at Listowel last week; effectively 9lb higher (1lb wrong) in a much tougher race but can't be ruled out at present.

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1

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:15 Down Royal

Ballyglass Beauty

11st 12lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Liam P Cusack

Won his third race over hurdles at Listowel in September and a creditable third at Gowran next time off 113; unseated at the first only chase start last year; likely to improve for this run.

22/1

3rd

9

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:00 Gowran Park

Ballyglass Beauty

10st 0lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Liam P Cusack

Has won two of his last four starts and won going away when bolting up at Listowel last week; effectively 9lb higher (1lb wrong) in a much tougher race but can't be ruled out at present.

5/1

1st

14

20th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Ballyglass Beauty

10st 0lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Liam P Cusack

Two decent runs in defeat since winning at Sligo; needs a bit more but is unlikely to be far away and is ground versatile; 1lb out of the handicap.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: UP-024

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 10lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 137

Form & Verdict

Bounced back to form when beaten half a length in a handicap hurdle at Killarney last month but disappointing when tailed off at Galway since; others may be better treated back in a handicap.

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4th

2

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:00 Gowran Park

Happy Jacky

11st 10lb

J: Daniel King

T: Ray Hackett

Bounced back to form when beaten half a length in a handicap hurdle at Killarney last month but disappointing when tailed off at Galway since; others may be better treated back in a handicap.

10/1

4th

4

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 87y

16:30 Galway

Happy Jacky

11st 0lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Ray Hackett

Four hurdle wins and has run well in defeat at this track; just denied in a Killarney handicap last time over this trip and is weighted to run well in this.

13/2

2nd

1

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 6f 80y

15:40 Killarney

Happy Jacky

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Ray Hackett

in touch with leaders, chased clear leader after 2 out, kept on and went clear with winner run-in

12/1

Form: 041

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Point winner who got off the mark under rules at the third attempt in a maiden hurdle at Ballinrobe last month; fewer miles on the clock than his rivals and could find improvement for this marked step up in trip on handicap debut; leading claims.

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4th

11

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:55 Leopardstown

Quarry Rocco

10st 9lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

held up in rear, headway before 2 out, went fourth but no extra before last

33/1

8th

2

11th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:07 Gowran Park

Quarry Rocco

11st 6lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear throughout

16/1

Form: 0-3891 D

Last run: 47 days

W: 10st 5lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Ended a losing run with a win at Ballinrobe last month; up 7lb but still well treated on last year's peak form and handles these contrasting conditions well; should go well.

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19th

1

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

A Great View

12st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Denis W Cullen

held up in rear, pushed along before 5th

16/1

6th

10

26th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 100y

15:00 Punchestown

A Great View

10st 2lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Denis W Cullen

Veteran who has won five of his 38 starts over hurdles; did well to win at Ballinrobe in August; however, owner has two more appealing contenders here.

14/1

8th

4

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

A Great View

11st 7lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Denis W Cullen

Old boy returned to form with decisive win at Ballinrobe in August but below par on heavy ground since; course winner has to rebound.

14/1

Form: /8U98-

Last run: 321 days

W: 10st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Losing run since 2021 but was runner-up from a basement mark on the Flat earlier in the month; seemed on a stiff mark in this sphere last year and his wins have come on quicker ground.

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0

5

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:00 Gowran Park

Futurum Regem

10st 3lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

Losing run since 2021 but was runner-up from a basement mark on the Flat earlier in the month; seemed on a stiff mark in this sphere last year and his wins have come on quicker ground.

14/1

2nd

11

(15)

8th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 175y

19:10 Down Royal

Futurum Regem

8st 13lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

Useful staying handicapper over hurdles; modest maiden on the level but nice run in 1m7f amateur riders' handicap at Leopardstown after nine months off brings him into it with in-form claimer on board; finished mid-field over 2m at Clonmel on Thursday evening.

6/1

8th

15

(3)

7th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 144y

19:25 Clonmel

Futurum Regem

10st 9lb

J: Mr E Finegan

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

reared start, slowly into stride, in rear

Form: 15909-

Last run: 247 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Tailed off in his last three starts and has since switched yards; best form is on quicker ground and likely to need this after 247 days off; tongue-tie fitted.

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16th

24

14th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 213y

Class 1

14:10 Cheltenham

Noble Birth

10st 3lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Tongue tied for new yard this term; raced a bit freely up front in cheekpieces (dispensed with since) in November on sole run here; stays 3m but everything really clicked when he took the Naas qualifier (2m7f, soft) 18 days ago from Cleatus Poolaw; his revised mark demands a fair bit more.

20/1

1st

15

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 147y

15:55 Naas

Noble Birth

10st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: E McNamara

Two wins for Gordon Elliott; a couple of good runs at Ayr and Cheltenham in November; soundly beaten at Musselburgh last time; 2lb wrong and others preferred.

25/1

9th

12

4th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 180y

Class 2

15:00 Musselburgh

Noble Birth

10st 6lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Tongue tied for new yard this term and back-to-form second at Ayr (3m) on second occasion, when he seemed in charge at the final flight; raced a bit freely up front in first-time cheekpieces (dispensed with today) at Cheltenham two weeks later but not disgraced; peak efforts on good or good to soft; place chance.

12/1

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Payout
Exacta €553.00
Straight Forecast €951.90
Tricast €3115.40
Trifecta €4035.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

A Great View

SPOTLIGHT:

Quarry Rocco

The Irish Sun:

Ringdufferin

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Walking On Glass

POSTDATA:

A Great View