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17:20 Thurles

Soft

Horse & Jockey Maiden

  • Prize money: £6265.49
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 10 runners
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Horse & Jockey Maiden

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £9.40
  • Place: £3.10

Form: 3/6076

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Maiden for the Crisfords in Britain but some decent efforts; has been mostly disappointing in four starts for this yard after a long absence, never counting in testing conditions at Listowel latest; questions to answer.

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13th

15

(17)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 31y

17:10 Naas

Immelmann

8st 10lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: W P Mullins

held up in rear

7/1

1st

5

(12)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Thurles

Immelmann

10st 3lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: W P Mullins

Maiden for the Crisfords in Britain but some decent efforts; has been mostly disappointing in four starts for this yard after a long absence, never counting in testing conditions at Listowel latest; questions to answer.

11/2

6th

12

(4)

21st Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 0y

16:35 Listowel

Immelmann

8st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: W P Mullins

Maiden for the Crisfords in the UK but some decent efforts; has been mostly disappointing in three starts for this yard after a long absence and questions now.

9/1

11/8

  • Place: £1.02

Form: 2- BF

Last run: 514 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won three bumpers and dual hurdles winner this time last year; absent since decent second in Punchestown Listed mares' novice hurdle in April but runs well fresh; slowly away when beaten odds-on favourite only previous Flat start so will need to be quicker out of the stalls, big chance if she is.

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5th

13

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Leopardstown

The Model Kingdom

10st 10lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Noel Meade

Runner-up in Graded and Listed company as a novice and chased home Magic Tricks at Down Royal in November; well beaten last twice; can travel very well in her races but has found little for pressure in the past; others preferred.

14/1

8th

4

27th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:20 Leopardstown

The Model Kingdom

11st 0lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Noel Meade

midfield, headway before 2 out

9/1

18th

7

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Fairyhouse

The Model Kingdom

10st 11lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Noel Meade

in touch with leaders, midfield after 1st

13/2

11/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 3

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Debut bumper winner (soft) and twice placed in maiden hurdles; encouraging enough return on the flat at Gowran last month when staying-on third over 1m6f on quicker ground and place claims again.

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4th

6

(7)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

15:55 Navan

The Mediator

10st 1lb

J: W J Lee

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, headway 3f out, in touch with leaders when not clear run repeatedly from over 2f out, kept on when in the clear and went fourth inside final furlong, nearest finish

4/1

3rd

8

(1)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Thurles

The Mediator

10st 3lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Gordon Elliott

Debut bumper winner (soft) and twice placed in maiden hurdles; encouraging enough return on the flat at Gowran last month when staying-on third over 1m6f on quicker ground and place claims again.

11/2

3rd

8

(8)

6th Sep 2023

Good

1m 5f 180y

17:50 Gowran Park

The Mediator

9st 9lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Gordon Elliott

awkward start, in rear, headway into midfield 5f out, went fourth over 1f out, kept on and went third final 110yds, no match for first two

13/2

Form: 247

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Bumper win came on heavy and best form over hurdles/fences has been on easy ground, winning over fences at Tipperary in the spring; close to best when third in Rosocommon Grade 3 novice on latest and showed fairly useful level of form on first two flat outings over the summer; one to consider.

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3rd

3

1st Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:23 Cork

The Banger Doyle

11st 11lb

J: A P Heskin

T: John Queally

prominent throughout, not fluent 4th, went second again last, no extra and lost second inside final 110yds

7/1

3rd

3

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

14:45 Cork

The Banger Doyle

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: John Queally

Let down by his jumping when favourite for a handicap hurdle at Thurles last time; useful Flat/chase form before that; should be thereabouts of jumping better.

4/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won Limerick maiden hurdle last November (soft) but has largely struggled in handicap hurdles; back from summer break and probably best watched with a view to an imminent return to hurdles.

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10th

3

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 24y

15:12 Naas

Elusive Guy

11st 10lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Jarlath P Fahey

Maiden hurdle winner; couple of runs on the Flat before finishing mid-division in a Navan handicap hurdle in November; others preferred.

20/1

8th

13

18th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:20 Navan

Elusive Guy

11st 6lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Jarlath P Fahey

Left his bumper form behind when winning a maiden hurdle at Limerick on soft ground last year but hurdle form has been patchy since; in career best form on the Flat of late so could go well.

15/2

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 3lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Homebred 4yo by Green Moon of little appeal on breeding on debut.

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14th

3

(11)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

15:55 Navan

Grand Island

10st 1lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Luke Comer

9l behind fifth-placed Elusive Guy when sixth at Thurles; also held by The Mediator on that running.

33/1

6th

4

(10)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Thurles

Grand Island

10st 3lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Luke Comer

Homebred 4yo by Green Moon of little appeal on breeding on debut.

50/1

25/1

Form:

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Mastercraftsman filly for whom little went right on recent Punchestown debut (slowly away, trouble in running); may need more time.

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7th

13

(3)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Thurles

Party Dress

9st 3lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

Mastercraftsman filly for whom little went right on recent Punchestown debut (slowly away, trouble in running); may need more time.

25/1

12th

13

(1)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

15:30 Punchestown

Party Dress

9st 3lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

Mastercraftsman filly cost 18,000Euros as a yearling; half-sister to four winners inc Exclusive Potion (7f-8.5f including Italian 2yo Listed; RPR 94), You Owe Me Money (1m/9.4f; 88) and Sorcierebienaimee (French 1m 2yo); dam maiden half-sister to 7f Group 3 winner; newcomer worth a market watch.

10/1

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 12lb

8 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner here in 2021 on heavy ground and went close in maiden hurdle here in January; back from summer break for flat debut and runs well fresh; encouraging jockey booking.

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23

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 104y

15:00 Leopardstown

Mollys Glory

10st 2lb

J: Jake Coen

T: M C Grassick

Belatedly off the mark in a mares' maiden hurdle at Thurles in November; this is a whole new ball game and others are probably better treated.

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Modest bumper/hurdles form, easily passed over on flat debut.

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9th

11

(5)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Thurles

Wee Valerie

9st 12lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

Modest bumper/hurdles form, easily passed over on flat debut.

100/1

0

16

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 150y

15:43 Cork

Wee Valerie

11st 2lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

Three maiden runs have offered little and hard to make a case for on handicap debut.

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0-9

Last run: 260 days

W: 10st 3lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten both maidens; back from 9 months' absence (having been gelded) and cheekpieces fitted; can only be watched.

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8th

10

(7)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Gains Of War

9st 4lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Lightly-raced; was a surprise C&D winner last time, beating a decent yardstick and should go well again from just 3lb higher.

6/1

1st

16

(17)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Gains Of War

8st 13lb

T: Luke Comer

Second reserve; soundly beaten in maidens and his recent handicap debut here.

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Non-runners

David's Lad, Rocket Spirit, Votre Homme

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Payout
Exacta €194.00
Straight Forecast €180.60
Trifecta €1325.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

The Model Kingdom

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Votre Homme

POSTDATA:

The Banger Doyle

The Irish Sun:

The Model Kingdom