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16:25 Tipperary

Soft

Racing TV Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £8615.04
  • 2m 0f 50y
  • 12 runners
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Racing TV Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £6.20
  • Place: £1.90

Form: -13231 D

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 128

Form & Verdict

Second on Flat last time; has obtained two wins and three places over hurdles from five starts since May; now 10lb higher than when bating Tom McGreevy at Tramore; the runner-up went on to beat Cerberus at Kilbeggan; progressive mare, but testing conditions could present a problem.

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

4th

7

12th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:10 Killarney

Royal Eagle

11st 0lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

raced in fourth behind clear leaders

5/1

19th

13

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 149y

16:15 Punchestown

Royal Eagle

11st 3lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Progressive in the first half of the season, winning three handicaps going up two stone in the process; progress stalled at Cheltenham and Fairyhouse and back from a break here; won't want much rain.

20/1

6th

5

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Royal Eagle

11st 1lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders on outer

12/1

14/1

  • Place: £4.20

Form: 2C61-6 D

Last run: 148 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Handled soft ground when winning a maiden at Tramore in April; struggled in a 2m3f novice contest at Cork the following month; returns after a break.

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Verdict Starting price

9th

9

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:05 Cork

Double Pink

10st 0lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Daniel G Murphy

Won a mares' maiden hurdle and a mares' conditions hurdle; not much handicap experience but ran a decent race in a Listed mares' handicap at Leopardstown last month; 3lb wrong but respected with improvement likely.

12/1

6th

14

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 2f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Double Pink

10st 1lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Daniel G Murphy

Won a 2m maiden hurdle at Tramore in April; went close in a handicap at Tipperary in October; took advantage when market principals flopped in 2m4f Wexford contest; faced a stiff task in a Grade 3 event last time.

20/1

7th

4

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:10 Leopardstown

Double Pink

11st 0lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Daniel G Murphy

Won a 2m maiden hurdle at Tramore in April; struggled in a 2m3f novice contest at Cork in May; went close in a handicap at Tipperary; took advantage when market principals flopped in 2m4f Wexford contest; up against it here.

33/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: /869-6 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Has raced only four times since three consecutive wins between September and November in 2021; should be better for a recent Navan run whenm his cause was hared by untidy jumping.

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

7th

12

12th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

14:45 Killarney

Clarens

10st 3lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: J P Flavin

Recorded a three-timer in the final quarter of 2021 but has missed plenty of time since; some decent placed efforts last season, notably when second in a big field at Navan in November; disappointing when favourite at Tramore in January; better when fifth to Cheerful Chap at Naas and may be sharper now.

10/1

5th

2

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

14:05 Naas

Clarens

12st 0lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: J P Flavin

Recorded a three-timer in 2021 but has missed plenty of time since; some decent placed efforts this season, notably when second in a big field at Navan in November; hard to be confident after his failure when favourite at Tramore in January.

8/1

Form: 3-21 D

Last run: 124 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Fair third on debut at Navan in February and only just failed at Downpatrick in May; beat subsequent winner The Last Mardi by 3l in a maiden at Ballinrobe later that month; still looked a bit raw then and seems reasonably treated for her handicap debut.

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2nd

4

11th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Cork

Ring O Roses

12st 0lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Ballinrobe maiden win a year ago came on good ground; lightly raced since and entitled to come on for Fairyhouse comeback run at Easter; step up in trip should suit too.

10/1

9th

7

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Fairyhouse

Ring O Roses

11st 3lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Still looked raw when winning a maiden on good ground at Ballinrobe last May; first two handicap runs were more promising than her most recent one behind Petit King at Punchestown in December.

16/1

6th

4

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 56y

13:30 Punchestown

Ring O Roses

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Still looked raw when winning a maiden on good ground at Ballinrobe in May; has given two solid handicap displays over 2m; hood added after Gowran second; longer trip should not be a problem.

5/1

Form: 510341 D

Last run: 3 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Won a Wexford maiden hurdle in June; mixed signals for his next three starts but back in form at Clonmel on Thursday; overcame a bad mistake two out to win readily from favourite Bal De Rio in a 2m4f claiming hurdle; claimed for E5,000 and now bids to defy a penalty over this shorter trip; in good shape but may be vulnerable in a handicap.

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Verdict Starting price

3rd

2

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Starman

11st 11lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Anthony McCann

didn't always jump with fluency, held up in last, steady headway after 3 out, bit short of room before 2 out, went third and kept on but no chance with winner from last

100/30

Form: 00/96- D

Last run: 462 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Useful chaser for Joseph O'Brien; contested several valuable staying handicap aftr a 2m4f Wexford win off a mark of 135; failed to prosper when trained in Britain; may need this, though his hurdles rating of 118 is potentially ripe for exploitation.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

10

18th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:55 Navan

Top Moon

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Placed in the Matheson and Munster National in his pomp; missed more than a year but showed he retained ability when sixth of 12 at Tipperary last month; while his best form is on soft, he's struggled on all four starts with heavy in the going description; well treated if he handles conditions.

7/1

6th

5

1st Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 50y

16:25 Tipperary

Top Moon

11st 2lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

towards rear of midfield, headway approaching last, kept on well run-in, never near to challenge

20/1

Form: 31245- D

Last run: 164 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Winner on good ground at Hereford in February; first run since a respectable Cheltenham run in April; could go well if handling the going; on that score, positive signs from a third placing in a Down Royal handicap in January.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

4

(16)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 5f 29y

15:25 Sligo

Circus Act

9st 9lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: J A Nash

0-7 on the level; went close over 2m on AW this winter but drop in trip may be against her, as is the wide draw.

20/1

3rd

4

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 150y

14:50 Navan

Circus Act

10st 9lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: J A Nash

Sole win came in a maiden hurdle at Hereford last season; hasn't looked well treated subsequently; beaten 20l at Leopardstown last time and probably needs better ground.

8/1

Form: 9-4529 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict

Grade 3 juvenile hurdle winner for Joseph O'Brien in 2019; not the force he was but there were signs of a revival when he was second over 2m at Kilbeggan last month; well held over a longer trip at Listowel; blinkered for the first time.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

6

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 152y

16:00 Clonmel

Cerberus

11st 4lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Augustine Leahy

Smart performer in his pomp but very inconsistent over the last 12 months and no signs of a revival at Cork last month; each-way claims if he does bounce back.

3/1

5th

9

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 70y

16:33 Cork

Cerberus

10st 8lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Augustine Leahy

Runner-up in September; struggled since; losing run goes back to 2019.

33/1

6th

7

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

1m 7f 132y

15:20 Thurles

Cerberus

10st 10lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Augustine Leahy

Not far behind Little Mixup at Tramore last time but overall handicap form leaves him with something to find.

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: /2555-

Last run: 346 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 123

Form & Verdict

Three-time hurdles winner; was chasing for most of last year without winning, though som fair form in defeat; best form has been over further and has been off for almost a year.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 110y

15:35 Tipperary

Jacksons Gold

11st 12lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Ms Alice Curran

Has run in 11 chases so has plenty of experience and not shamed in small-field Grade 3 at Naas last time; stays well so drop back from 2m4f not a plus.

10/1

3rd

2

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

16:02 Naas

Jacksons Gold

11st 0lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Ms Alice Curran

pressed winner early, went third after 5th, outpaced after 2 out

25/1

Form: 6F35-0 D

Last run: 60 days

W: 10st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Better known as a chaser, won two handicaps last winter on soft and is now rated 130; fifth in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at the Punchestown festival was a decent effort; made no impression over a longer trip at the Galway fetrival. 16lb lower than over fences.

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Verdict Starting price

2nd

6

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Big Debates

12st 0lb

J: Joan Tyner

T: Robert Tyner

Solid effort when beaten roughly 2l in a handicap chase at Wexford last week; may not have the speed for this.

10/1

5th

2

25th Apr 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 100y

18:52 Wexford

Big Debates

11st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Robert Tyner

Three-time winner over fences; beaten when coming down in a Listed handicap chase at Limerick over Christmas and low-key hurdle form twice since; inconsistent these days and others preferred.

16/1

Form: -70100 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 120

Form & Verdict

Only his second run in blinkers when winning at Bellewstown in July; disappointing on soft ground at Killarney; no better in a strong handicap at Listowel.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

3

1st Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 50y

16:25 Tipperary

Wouldnt You Agree

11st 4lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Eoin Griffin

midfield

16/1

15th

16

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Listowel

Wouldnt You Agree

10st 0lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Eoin Griffin

Only his second run in blinkers when winning at Bellewstown (2m1f, good) before disappointing on soft ground at Killarney; needs conditions to dry out, and yet even then he looks vulnerable in this company.

40/1

10th

5

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 0y

16:50 Killarney

Wouldnt You Agree

10st 8lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Eoin Griffin

Won this two years ago; first success since then came in second-time blinkers when rider cut every corner to beat Set Point at Bellewstown; up 5lb and others have more upside.

8/1

Form: 9/3/0/ D

Last run: 820 days

W: 10st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

In rear in a Flat outing in July after two years off; won a maiden hurdle on soft in 2020; best watched now on first start for this stable

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0

8

1st Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 50y

16:25 Tipperary

Department Of War

10st 10lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: John G Carr

towards rear

25/1

8th

3

(5)

6th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 52y

20:15 Bellewstown

Department Of War

11st 0lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: John J Maguire

Useful at his best but can only be watched coming back from a 2-year absence.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €925.00
Straight Forecast €676.50
Tricast €7348.00
Trifecta €15142.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Royal Eagle

SPOTLIGHT:

Ring O Roses

TOPSPEED:

Circus Act

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Cerberus

The Irish Sun:

Royal Eagle