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15:00 Galway

Soft To Heavy

Galway Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 0f 160y
  • 11 runners
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Galway Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.40
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 0-8764

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Has failed to make the first three in nin starts; soundly beaten when fourth at Perth last week; needs to improve in first-time cheekpieces.

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2nd

10

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 70y

17:08 Cork

Ivane

11st 2lb

J: Ms C Skerry

T: Ciaran Murphy

raced wide, prominent, not fluent 2nd, joined leader after 10th, not fluent 4 out, led before 3 out, clear when mistake 2 out, soon ridden and reduced lead, headed but kept on from last, no match for winner

8/1

4th

18

10th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 116y

14:17 Naas

Ivane

10st 12lb

J: Ms C Skerry

T: Ciaran Murphy

Won a heavy ground handicap at Galway last October off 4lb higher but hasn't matched that form since; a squeak if back to his best.

20/1

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12/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: -P3P89

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Has seldom shown his best form since 2m5f Limerick win last November, has been chasing lately; best of five runs this season when third at Tipprsry in July; jumped poorly at Listowel; tongue-tie on now for this return to hurdling.

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9/2

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 50-743

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

0-12 but seems to be getting closer to a breakthrough win; good third here last month was over 2m6f, but previously managed a creditable fourth over 2m at Kilbeggan.

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6th

2

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:55 Limerick

Getaway Master

11st 12lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: Richard James Daniels

Raised 12lb for breakthrough course win a month ago; rider's claim may enable him to uphold form with third-placed Grace Faraday.

3/1

1st

19

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 60y

15:10 Limerick

Getaway Master

11st 0lb

T: Richard James Daniels

midfield, headway from 3 out, went second 2 out, shaken up and went clear approaching last, pushed out and went further clear run-in

Form: P48252 D

Last run: 4 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Winner at Sligo two seasons ago; makes a quick reappearance after a luckless second at Gowran on Friday; also shaped quite well when second at Tramore in August; good chance if showing no ill-effects from last week's exertions; 1-25 hurdles record is concerning.

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5th

9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 160y

18:45 Downpatrick

Mullins Cross

10st 4lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: John Joseph Hanlon

in touch with leaders

10/1

Form: 6-000

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Maiden form appears weak but perhaps some chance that he will find his level in handicaps; local stable has been quiet in recent seasons.

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8th

5

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 91y

19:37 Ballinrobe

Shotgun Jack

12st 4lb

J: Ms E C Costello

T: Patrick G Kelly

led, faced challenge after 2 out, headed approaching last, soon weakened

16/1

6th

6

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 70y

16:33 Cork

Shotgun Jack

10st 10lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Patrick G Kelly

Too keen last time out on handicap debut but had won in good style on both his previous starts on similar ground to what he will get here; type to bounce back and freshened up with 84-day break.

6/1

0

3

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Limerick

Shotgun Jack

11st 12lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Patrick G Kelly

took keen hold, prominent, soon went second, pecked on landing 6th, led narrowly 7th, clear with one other 8th, headed after 2 out (usual 3 out), soon weakened, pulled up approaching last

7/2

Form: 0664-6 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

C&D winner two years ago off 7lb higher than current rating; managed a few respectable displays last winter; should be better for a C&D outing last month, faded from the last to finish 16l sixth, but only around 4l behind runner-up Tomas O Maille who puts the form to the test in the 2.25 event.

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5th

4

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 77y

18:50 Ballinrobe

Young Fitzy

11st 10lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Norman Lee

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent 2 out, briefly went second after 2 out, weakened run-in

6/1

Form: 067P0

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Has struggled in two handicap attempts over staying distances, including at this venue; tongue-tie fitted now

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6th

11

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 91y

19:07 Ballinrobe

Oldtown To Emly

11st 1lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: K A Heffernan

midfield

20/1

16th

22

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 194y

15:00 Punchestown

Oldtown To Emly

10st 6lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: K A Heffernan

First reserve; well held in handicaps until bit more encouraging on latest when staying-on fourth over this trip at Limerick last month (heavy); more needed.

Form: 00P0-3

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Looked of little account in maidens; shaped reasonably well when third at Kilbeggan on handicap debut, though that race was over an extended 3m and she was beaten 17 1/2l; tongue-tie on now.

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8th

6

3rd Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 160y

15:00 Galway

Healys Island

11st 2lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Barry T Murphy

Looked of little account in maidens; shaped reasonably well when third at Kilbeggan on handicap debut, though that race was over an extended 3m and she was beaten 17 1/2l; tongue-tie on now.

8/1

3rd

11

8th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:47 Kilbeggan

Healys Island

11st 3lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: Barry T Murphy

midfield, headway 3 out, went fourth after 2 out, kept on and went third run-in, no match for first two

25/1

20/1

Form: -70079

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Has failed to reach the first six in 12 outings; down the field over 2m6f here last month.

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12th

18

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

16:25 Naas

Max Time

10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: I Madden

19-race maiden and has yet to make the frame; swiftly opposed in his current form.

50/1

11th

17

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 52y

16:10 Thurles

Max Time

10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: I Madden

Unplaced in 18 starts, mildly encouraging run at Fairyhouse last time but remains opposable.

20/1

Form: 6-9079

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Not disgraced at 100-1 in a conditions race on the Flat at Listowel four days after a poor hurdles run at the same venue; weak hurdling credentials overall since third in a 2m maiden at Cork last winter.

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18th

4

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Carslake

11st 11lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: Aengus King

A maiden on the Flat and over hurdles; unplaced at Dundalk 11 days ago; pulled-up over hurdles when last seen; others preferred.

25/1

Form: 6-7254

Last run: 5 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

2-25, with wins recorded back-to-back in handicap hurdles over longer distances than this two seasons ago; has been running reasonably well in low-grade handicap chases lately but needs to raise her game.

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No Results Found

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Payout
Exacta €804.00
Straight Forecast €583.40
Tricast €2456.90
Trifecta €4011.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Mullins Cross

The Irish Sun:

Getaway Master

SPOTLIGHT:

Young Fitzy

POSTDATA:

Mullins Cross