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BetVictor Predictor Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6526.55
  • 2m 0f 50y
  • 15 runners
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BetVictor Predictor Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

11/10 (Won)

  • Win: £1.20
  • Place: £1.02

Form: 1404- D

Last run: 184 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beat the subsequent Cheltenham Grade 1 fourth Lecky Watson first time out at Leopardstown last December; beaten just under 15l when fourth to A Dream To Share in Grade 2 event at Leopardstown in February and 19l behind same opponent at Cheltenham; well below his best at Fairyhouse on final start; good novice prospect.

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

5th

3

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:45 Fairyhouse

Fascile Mode

11st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Thomas Mullins

towards rear, headway from 2 out, ran on well run-in, never on terms

14/1

8th

6

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:40 Leopardstown

Fascile Mode

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Thomas Mullins

Won bumper on debut last season beating the very useful Lecky Watson; highly tried after that; ready winner on hurdles debut at Punchestown in October; found wanting in Grade 1 Royal Bond; remote fourth in testing conditions in Grade 1 event at Leopardstown.

50/1

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4/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 4F6-

Last run: 244 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

One win and nine places from 21 Flat starts, quite consistent this term with a string of third placings before unplaced at Thurles last week; best of three runs over hurdles when fourth in 22-runner maiden at Cork last December.

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

19th

15

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Barometer

10st 12lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John Joseph Murphy

midfield

20/1

17th

4

17th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 87y

Class 3

16:05 Cheltenham

Barometer

11st 11lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Joseph Murphy

One 2m win from 21 races on the Flat, showing fair form; has shown ability in all four starts (maidens) over hurdles, the latest when runner-up to an impressive odds-on winner at Punchestown in October; could have more to give in this sphere and it is needed.

20/1

10/1

  • Place: £4.70

Form: 9-0 BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Promising run in mid-field in a festival bumper here; tame effort when favourite on hurdling debut at Listowel; likely to be capable of better.

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

8th

8

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 2f 200y

13:25 Naas

Dorans Law

11st 12lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: Michael Hourigan

towards rear of midfield, some headway approaching last, never dangerous

20/1

5th

1

27th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 2f 0y

17:20 Sligo

Dorans Law

12st 0lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: Michael Hourigan

raced wide, midfield, prominent halfway

5/1

3rd

5

11th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 50y

13:50 Punchestown

Dorans Law

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Hourigan

midfield, headway from 2 out, kept on and went modest third towards finish

10/1

10/1

Form: 1-0 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Made a bright start for Willie Mullins when beating a couple of subsequent hurdle winners in a Roscommon bumper last season; joined Sam Curling and had a low-key introduction to hurdling in a maiden won by a stablemate Iriskana at Roscommon last month.

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

13th

19

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 2f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Idol

10st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

Won Roscommon bumper on debut for Willie Mullins; has had four starts over hurdles for this stable; has gone up 10lb for winning on handicap debut at Punchestown but still has to compete from 7lb wrong.

33/1

1st

11

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 67y

14:35 Punchestown

Idol

10st 11lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

Won Roscommon bumper (soft) on debut for Willie Mullins; Punchestown maiden hurdle fourth a decent effort but well held afterwards behind Mollys Glory at Thurles; upped in trip here for handicap debut but needs to improve for it.

14/1

Form: 450-P3

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

More than six years since he won on AW in France; not disgraced on a few occasions last year and again ran with credit when third at Gowran 12 days ago.

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

8th

3

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Limerick

Qatar Spirit

11st 11lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Timothy Cleary

towards rear early, midfield when not fluent 4th, in touch with leaders after 3 out

8/1

6th

9

1st Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 80y

13:48 Cork

Qatar Spirit

11st 12lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: Timothy Cleary

in rear, not fluent 2nd, some headway from 2 out, never dangerous

22/1

5th

6

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 92y

15:05 Limerick

Qatar Spirit

11st 2lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Timothy Cleary

Did plenty of Flat racing in France back in the day; placed in heavy ground maiden at Gowran last month and another fair run behind odds-on winner at Fairyhouse since; handicap debut.

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Closely related to 2m4f hurdle winner Vinabell, half-brother to point winner Thomas Labeille; dam won six races, six in France, and a handicap hurdle in Ireland.

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

18th

21

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:32 Navan

Schiehallion

11st 12lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Not a bad first effort when sixth at Punchestown, just in front of today's rival Solo Flight; big price when finishing in mid-field at Naas on second start.

100/1

11th

17

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:15 Naas

Schiehallion

11st 12lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

midfield, no extra from 3 out

66/1

6th

12

11th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 50y

13:50 Punchestown

Schiehallion

11st 12lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

midfield, some headway after 2 out, kept on from last, never near to challenge

25/1

Form: 5-

Last run: 165 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed on both starts in points for Gerry Keane; shaped quite well when fifth in a course bumper in April; may need further than this over hurdles.

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

15th

22

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:32 Navan

Solo Flight

11st 12lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Placed in a couple of points; some promise when fifth in a Punchestown bumper in April; first of his two runs at Punchestown over hurdles better than his more recent display at Fairyhouse.

33/1

Form: 82F-59

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second in a maiden hurdle at last year's Listowel festival; fell two out at Ffos Las in October on his only start for Welsh trainer David Rees; has returned to Peter Fahey; disappointing at Listowel (same race as last year) after a fair run at Kilbeggan.

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

8th

9

11th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 50y

13:50 Punchestown

Lookondebrightside

11st 12lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: Peter Fahey

disputed lead, not fluent and raced in second 1st, not fluent and lost second 4 out

10/1

9th

1

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:45 Listowel

Lookondebrightside

11st 10lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Peter Fahey

midfield

8/1

5th

4

8th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:27 Kilbeggan

Lookondebrightside

11st 12lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Peter Fahey

midfield

16/1

Form: /9-605

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed in a bumper; showed some ability at Listowel on his second hurdle start; one for handicaps perhaps.

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

2nd

11

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

17:10 Tramore

Forever Frankie

11st 3lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Sean Aherne

briefly led, pressed winner from 1st, prominent from 4th, went second again after 3 out, outpaced before 2 out, kept on but no match for winner

16/1

12th

11

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 46y

15:05 Thurles

Forever Frankie

11st 6lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Sean Aherne

Placed in a bumper on debut a few seasons ago but has never managed to replicate that form; beaten 10l on handicap debut latest.

33/1

10th

2

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 13y

14:40 Thurles

Forever Frankie

12st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Sean Aherne

Showed ability in bumpers and couple of fair runs in maidens, notably his fifth of 17 at Listowel; one to consider on handicap bow.

10/1

Form: 50

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

AW winner, modest turf form; showed mild promise on hurdles/yard debut at Killarney; made a couple of mistakes when down the field at Galway.

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

10th

8

11th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 50y

13:50 Punchestown

Kalaroun

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

midfield

16/1

10th

9

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 130y

15:20 Galway

Kalaroun

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

AW winner, modest turf form; showed mild promise on hurdles/yard debut at Killarney.

14/1

5th

4

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

16:35 Kilbeggan

Kalaroun

11st 12lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Fair Flat sort at best, sole win coming on AW; hurdles debut on first start for Conor O'Dwyer and likely best watched.

20/1

Form:

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Showed a tendency to jump to the right when down the field at Navan; huge price then; changes direction now

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

12th

16

10th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 116y

14:17 Naas

Divilabother

10st 13lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Thomas Coyle

Well beaten in three maiden hurdles but could fare better now in handicaps; check the market.

22/1

19th

6

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Leopardstown

Divilabother

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Thomas Coyle

Beaten around 40l in first two maidens; watching brief.

200/1

Form: 00-

Last run: 166 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Completely tailed off in bumper outings at Fairyhouse and this venue last season.

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

12th

13

11th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 50y

13:50 Punchestown

Shining Flame

11st 12lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Miss Suzy Barkley

in touch with leaders, jumped right 1st, slow jump 2nd

100/1

18th

17

28th Apr 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 0y

19:45 Punchestown

Shining Flame

12st 0lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: Miss Suzy Barkley

Showed very little when 150-1 for his debut.

200/1

Form: P8

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

2-15 on Flat, won a 1m2f handicap on good ground at Down Royal last year; has made mistakes on both hurdling attempts

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

15

(2)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Blackcastle Storm

9st 13lb

T: Matthew J Smith

First reserve; Won a good ground Down Royal handicap last year; okay run over 7f here in October; more needed.

10th

1

(5)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Blackcastle Storm

10st 0lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Matthew J Smith

Stayed on well for fourth when failing to make all last week and should relish the return to this trip; on a good mark.

7/1

Form: 9-6

Last run: 153 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Unplaced in two bumper runs; nothing to suggest she can feature on her hurdling debut.

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

16th

10

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:30 Cork

Smile Again

11st 7lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Mark Fahey

towards rear of midfield, not fluent 6th, weakened before 3 out

66/1

10th

13

26th Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 118y

14:35 Clonmel

Smile Again

11st 7lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Mark Fahey

Unplaced in two bumper runs here; tailed off on hurdling debut at Punchestown..

40/1

Form: 9

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Struggled on debut in a Gowran maiden hurdle in which Qatar Spirit was a long-priced third

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

11th

14

14th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:20 Naas

Restless Son

11st 10lb

J: Mr R James

T: Norman Lee

Not much to show for three maiden runs or handicap bow at Thurles last time; needs loads of improvement.

33/1

8th

12

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 101y

15:35 Thurles

Restless Son

11st 5lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Norman Lee

Soundly beaten in three maidens on softer ground and market likely best guide here on handicap debut.

14/1

9th

6

26th Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 125y

14:00 Clonmel

Restless Son

11st 12lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Norman Lee

Soundly beaten in two maiden hurdles and makes no appeal in this company.

200/1

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Payout
Exacta €46.00
Straight Forecast €34.70
Trifecta €298.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Fascile Mode

The Irish Sun:

A Dream To Share

POSTDATA:

Qatar Spirit