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16:20 Fairyhouse

Soft

Novibet Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6004.42
  • 3m 0f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Novibet Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £14.70
  • Place: £4.40

Form: 6/480-

Last run: 225 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Naas handicap hurdle winner in 2022; not seen since down the field in a Punchestown handicap in February; best watched.

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5th

16

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 80y

15:00 Leopardstown

West Is Awake

10st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Edward Cawley

Won on return at Fairyhouse and back to form when runner-up back at that venue latest; probably more to come back up in trip and one to consider, despite racing from 1lb out of the weights.

10/1

8/1

  • Place: £4.30

Form: 0-6P63 D

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Stays this distance and seems ready for it after staying-on Kilbeggan third in August; seems to handle softer ground too and likely to go well.

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0

3

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

12:55 Thurles

Good World

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

prominent, awkward jump 1st, soon unseated

6/1

7th

18

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Good World

10st 5lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

towards rear of midfield

18/1

2nd

8

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Good World

11st 7lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

Stays this distance and seems ready for it after staying-on Kilbeggan third in August; seems to handle softer ground too and likely to go well.

8/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 46-493 C

Last run: 4 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Five wins over hurdles; coming back after a short stint over fences, including when third in the Captain Christy at Clonmel on Thursday; each-way shout at her best.

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8th

1

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

13:30 Tramore

Robyndeglory

12st 0lb

J: Mr J W Hendrick

T: Declan Queally

Off a similar mark when winning at Fairyhouse (2m4f, yielding) earlier this year; hit and miss since then (has tried chasing) but possibilities if on a going day.

10/1

3rd

1

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:40 Limerick

Robyndeglory

12st 4lb

J: Mr D E Phelan

T: Declan Queally

Has won three handicaps, most recent of them off 107 in February, and solid run when third at Fairyhouse (3m, soft) last time having had a spell over fences.

7/1

Form: PP/981 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 4lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Recent Listowel win came out of the blue (3m, yielding/soft) but it was convincing and would have every chance of defying a penalty if in the same form again.

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10th

2

16th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 52y

14:50 Fairyhouse

Ragin Cajun

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Matthew J Smith

midfield

13/2

Form: 9/25P-

Last run: 250 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Not bad hurdle runs last year for this yard before pulled-up over fences; off since January and probably best watched on this occasion.

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5th

6

27th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:58 Fairyhouse

Mont Saint Vincent

11st 6lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: E McNamara

Won maiden hurdle at Ffos Las in April 2021; inconsistent since switching from Britain; failed to build on a promising second at Limerick when only sixth back at that venue latest; fair mark if he's on a going day.

12/1

6th

6

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Limerick

Mont Saint Vincent

11st 7lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

in touch with leaders, headway after 2 out (usual 3 out), went fourth approaching last, weakened run-in

5/1

2nd

7

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:40 Limerick

Mont Saint Vincent

11st 10lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: E McNamara

Won over 2m6f when trained in Britain; couple of fair runs over 3m last year including over C&D on heavy; shaped like he needed it after eight months off when just behind Robyndeglory at Fairyhouse.

10/1

Form: P30396

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Well-held generally this year and seemingly safe to oppose on ground that might be soft enough.

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4th

11

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 80y

15:50 Tramore

Pat Coyne

11st 2lb

J: Paul Townend

T: John Queally

midfield

12/1

5th

2

12th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 4f 73y

15:45 Tramore

Pat Coyne

11st 11lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: John Queally

Likes it here and C&D winner off 97 in April; held over hurdles since and probably needs to come down the ratings, albeit he's a stone lower than chase mark.

16/1

Form: 222113

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Improving mare; added to her Killarney maiden winner when landing a handicap at Sligo; did okay off her revised mark at Ballinrobe last time and is a likely contender here.

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7th

7

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Emily In Paris

11st 8lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: D E Fitzgerald

Improving mare; added to her Killarney maiden winner when landing a handicap at Sligo; did okay off her revised mark at Ballinrobe last time and is a likely contender here.

11/2

Form: 8F9-50

Last run: 61 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Sole win over hurdles came in a Navan maiden in March 2021; some decent runs in defeat after for former trainers but regressive this year and beaten 22l on stable debut at Galway.

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9th

15

28th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 5f 200y

16:17 Galway

Coventry

10st 0lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Peter Fahey

Sole win over hurdles came in a Navan 4yo maiden; some decent runs in defeat after for former trainers but regressive this year and hard to fancy from 5lb out of handicap.

20/1

8th

1

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Coventry

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Peter Fahey

Sole win over hurdles came in a Navan maiden in March 2021; some decent runs in defeat after for former trainers but regressive this year and beaten 22l on stable debut at Galway.

16/1

Form: 896-54

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Not the horse he once was but coming down the handicap to a more competitive mark; stayed on decently to finish fourth in a Down Royal handicap last month; off the same mark here and could go well.

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9th

12

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Jukebox Jive

11st 4lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Shane Nolan

Not the horse he once was but coming down the handicap to a more competitive mark; stayed on decently to finish fourth in a Down Royal handicap last month; off the same mark here and could go well.

10/1

4th

4

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:05 Down Royal

Jukebox Jive

11st 11lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Shane Nolan

Once smart Flat horse hasn't won over hurdles in a long time although some promise on latest at Roscommon in re-fitted cheekpieces when nearest at finish over this trip; seems to be down to a competitive mark.

8/1

5th

10

8th Aug 2023

Soft

2m 7f 130y

18:30 Roscommon

Jukebox Jive

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Shane Nolan

towards rear of midfield, headway 3 out, stayed on from 2 out, nearest finish

33/1

Form: 8820-7

Last run: 135 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Soft ground handicap hurdle winner at Tramore in December and touched off in a Punchestown handicap hurdle subsequently at this trip; off since May and likely to improve for whatever he does here.

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1st

7

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

18:07 Ballinrobe

Cheerful Chap

10st 6lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

made all, not fluent last, ridden and 2 lengths ahead run-in, faced challenge final strides, just held on

7/2

1st

9

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

14:05 Naas

Cheerful Chap

11st 1lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Tramore win last season was gained over 2m5f on soft ground; made a good start for this stable when a long-priced second over 2m4f at Cork last month; trip may be on the short side, but stamina should come into play at this stiff track.

6/1

Form: 52U8-3

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Best effort was when runner-up in competitive 3m handicap hurdle at Leopardstown in March; third in maiden over that trip at Listowel last time; might not want it too soft.

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20

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

Atacanter

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

0-15 overall, placed in two of his five starts over fences, including second to He Fitz In at Limerick; in rear at Down Royal, losing all chance with a bad mistake 3lb out of the handicap.

20/1

11th

5

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 2f 50y

17:25 Down Royal

Atacanter

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Maiden was just denied over 3m at Limerick last time; raised 2lb but should have more to offer; this longer trip should be fine and go well.

4/1

Form: 00-751

Last run: 50 days

W: 10st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Second career win on good ground at Downpatrick in August; has the ability to get involved.

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9th

7

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

Robindevidastar

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Two good runs in defeat when hitting the crossbar twice around the turn of the year; lesser effort latest at Thurles but he's the type to bounce back and can't be ruled out in a weak handicap.

3/1

11th

12

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 88y

16:23 Thurles

Robindevidastar

10st 12lb

J: Miss J Walton

T: P J Rothwell

Knocking on the door again this winter and another solid run at Clonmel last time where heavy ground help him bring stamina into play; same mark and should be in the mix again.

4/1

Form: 61-955

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Won a heavy ground maiden hurdle at Hexham in March; soundly beaten in a trio of handicap hurdles since; others preferred.

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0

4

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

3m 0f 0y

15:42 Navan

Hot As Pepper

11st 8lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Point/bumper/maiden hurdle winner; must jump better than on her chasing debut at Tramore; cheekpieces now as well as usual tongue-tie.

16/1

11th

14

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 100y

14:30 Tramore

Hot As Pepper

11st 5lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Won a heavy ground maiden hurdle at Hexham in March; modest form in handicap hurdles.

20/1

Form: 1P-568

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Alternating between Flat and hurdles of late; went closest when a close second in a 1m6f Flat handicap at Navan in August; mid-division over hurdles at the same venue since.

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0

8

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 50y

13:50 Fairyhouse

Appian Way

10st 13lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent, slow jump 1st, slow jump and lost ground quickly 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up home turn

14/1

0

1

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

12:55 Thurles

Appian Way

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders, not fluent 1st, fell 8th

10/1

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Payout
Exacta €1675.00
Straight Forecast €1468.60
Tricast €10797.80
Trifecta €8687.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Ragin Cajun

The Irish Sun:

Hand Over Fist

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Good World

POSTDATA:

Ragin Cajun