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Premier County Mares Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 7f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Premier County Mares Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £21.60
  • Place: £6.30

Form: 1543U3

Last run: 21 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Both wins on goodish ground but she handles heavy and good recent Clonmel run last month off a career-high mark; since switched trainers and others possibly better handicapped here.

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Verdict Starting price

5th

6

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 35y

13:05 Thurles

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10st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Useful staying handicap hurdler at a modest level; twice out of the money since winning over 2m7f at this venue in October; no appeal in this grade on only her second run over fences; unseated rider at the third at Killarney last August.

100/1

6th

7

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:08 Limerick

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10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Hurdles form improved as she stepped up in trip, winning a 2m7f handicap hurdle at Thurles in October; not so effective dropped back to this trip at the same venue last month; others preferred.

8/1

6th

6

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 106y

15:15 Thurles

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10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: Miss Shauna Larkin

Won over 2m7f here a fortnight ago and stamina will be at a premium if the expected rain comes; 7lb higher mark.

15/2

12/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 56420-

Last run: 193 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Best effort when touched off over 2m5f at Limerick in March (soft), didn't look to stay 3m following month at Cork; back from summer break and could go well if she stays.

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6th

11

4th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:30 Leopardstown

Magic Conqueror

10st 7lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: Michael G Kennedy

Now 0-10 hurdling but three times runner-up including at Thurles and Tramore this term; didn't jump nearly as well in holding conditions at Clonmel latest so legitimate going concerns here.

12/1

6

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

15:30 Clonmel

Magic Conqueror

11st 12lb

J: Mr B Barry

T: Michael G Kennedy

Now 0-9 hurdling but three times runner-up including at Thurles and Tramore this term, most recently third over 2m4f at Cork; consistent mare has to be respected but this trip could be on the short side.

9/2

3rd

6

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:15 Cork

Magic Conqueror

11st 8lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Michael G Kennedy

Now 0-10 but three times runner-up including both recent runs at Thurles and Tramore on soft, not suited by steady pace on latter occasion behind Blossom De Mai; trip/ground to suit and definite claims off just 1lb higher mark.

5/1

10/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: -04475 C

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Won 2m5f maiden here in March (soft) and some okay runs in handicaps without looking progressive; yard in such good form however that she has to be respected.

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7th

4

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 193y

16:50 Thurles

No Fussing

11st 10lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

Needs to bounce back after a very disappointing Leopardstown run; 5-1 chance then, after twice finishing second, including at Punchestown when 5l in front of today's rival Lough Nigara.

6/1

6

4th Mar 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:00 Leopardstown

No Fussing

11st 12lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

Knocking on the door in handicaps of late, narrowly beaten by improvers last twice over this trip at Punchestown (clear of remainder when beaten by Pipers Boreen (runs in 3.30) latest; up 3lb but major player again.

11/2

2nd

6

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

15:55 Punchestown

No Fussing

11st 2lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

towards rear, slightly hampered when switched right 4 out, headway 3 out, pressed leaders going okay after 2 out, switched right when briefly led before last, headed when ridden and kept on well run-in, just held

4/1

Form: 000653

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

First reserve; recent Fairyhouse third on handicap debut (2m) a step in the right direction and shaped as though a longer trip would suit; tongue-tie fitted and could have more to offer.

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7th

5

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

CEst Rien

11st 4lb

J: Paul Townend

T: Thomas Mullins

A 22-race maiden; some reasonable efforts over further earlier in the season but has gone off the boil lately and drop back in trip not certain to help her break her duck.

16/1

13

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:55 Limerick

CEst Rien

11st 4lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

A 22-race maiden; has managed a few decent placed efforts over hurdles; not at her best lately and has plenty to prove as a result.

20/1

8th

7

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 135y

15:15 Fairyhouse

CEst Rien

11st 0lb

J: Sarah Kavanagh

T: Thomas Mullins

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 4 out, disputing second 3 out

12/1

Form: -40344 C

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark here over 2m last season but yet to convince over further and this trip could prove beyond her.

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0

11

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

13:30 Limerick

Light Parade

11st 5lb

J: Daniel King

T: W J Burke

towards rear, fell 4th

10/1

4th

12

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 175y

15:45 Punchestown

Light Parade

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: W J Burke

midfield

13/2

Form: 82-624

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Still a maiden but getting closer, runner-up latest two starts in 2m4f handicaps at Tramore and Listowel (mistake last); remains on a competitive mark and should be thereabouts.

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5th

15

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:10 Tramore

Walk Out

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: John E & Thomas Kiely

Unlucky not to win at least once in handicap hurdles and came home in isolation in her latest point having been left clear; entitled to have some say here.

7/1

6th

7

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:35 Thurles

Walk Out

11st 7lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: John E & Thomas Kiely

Still a maiden but getting closer, runner-up latest two starts in 2m4f handicaps at Tramore and Listowel (mistake last); remains on a competitive mark and should be thereabouts.

11/2

4th

5

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 180y

15:35 Killarney

Walk Out

11st 8lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: John E & Thomas Kiely

Mare twice second in 2m4f handicaps; no match for easy winner at Listowel but that was creditable and longer trip should suit.

5/1

Form: 601982

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Long-priced winner on handicap debut at Downpatrick (2m1f, good to yielding) in June and back to that level of form when just denied in 2m6f Navan contest last month (yielding), finishing well after untidy leap last; major player.

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6th

16

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 138y

14:30 Thurles

Goodie Girl

11st 3lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Only beaten a neck on her penultimate start but failed to build on that here last time; still unexposed and return to shorter may help.

14/1

7th

5

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:35 Thurles

Goodie Girl

11st 10lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Long-priced winner on handicap debut at Downpatrick (2m1f, good to yielding) in June and back to that level of form when just denied in 2m6f Navan contest last month (yielding), finishing well after untidy leap last; major player.

13/2

2nd

10

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 120y

17:05 Navan

Goodie Girl

11st 8lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Long-priced winner on handicap debut at Downpatrick (2m1f, good to yielding); well held since and steps up in trip.

20/1

Form: -16353

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Won 2m2f Sligo mares' maiden in June and several solid runs in defeat over various trips since, handling testing conditions at Clonmel on latest; little bit to find with a couple of these on penultimate Navan run.

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0

10

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

11:40 Naas

Pearlofflorida

10st 6lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

towards rear, fell 4 out

16/1

8th

6

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:35 Thurles

Pearlofflorida

11st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Liam P Cusack

Won 2m2f Sligo mares' maiden in June and several solid runs in defeat over various trips since, handling testing conditions at Clonmel on latest; little bit to find with a couple of these on penultimate Navan run.

10/1

3rd

12

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 181y

15:05 Clonmel

Pearlofflorida

11st 1lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Liam P Cusack

Won a Sligo maiden in June and several solid runs in defeat over various trips since; seems at best on a sound surface but not ruled out either.

11/1

Form: -0641P BF

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Last month's Kilbeggan hurdles win (beat Tango Theatre 15l) came at 3m but ran no sort of race (wound on hind leg and blowing hard) when favourite on chasing debut at Downpatrick; could still have more to offer over hurdles.

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9th

8

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:35 Thurles

Cathys Quest

11st 6lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Terence O’Brien

Last month's Kilbeggan hurdles win (beat Tango Theatre 15l) came at 3m but ran no sort of race (wound on hind leg and blowing hard) when favourite on chasing debut at Downpatrick; could still have more to offer over hurdles.

13/2

0

2

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 110y

17:20 Downpatrick

Cathys Quest

11st 13lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Terence O’Brien

All the better for blinkers over hurdles, following her improved fourth at Killarney (2m4f, yielding to soft) with a runaway breakthrough success at Kilbeggan (3m, good to yielding); whacked up 12lb for that ahead of this her debut over fences, but there are useful chasers in the family.

13/8

Form: 933B26 BF

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Placed in staying handicaps over the summer including on softish ground at Limerick and chased home 15l winner Cathys Quest at Kilbeggan; tame Fairyhouse run on latest raises questions however.

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10th

11

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:35 Thurles

Tango Theatre

11st 6lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Placed in staying handicaps over the summer including on softish ground at Limerick and chased home 15l winner Cathys Quest at Kilbeggan; tame Fairyhouse run on latest raises questions however.

14/1

6th

2

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:50 Fairyhouse

Tango Theatre

12st 0lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

19-race maiden; remote second over 3m at Kilbeggan last month but went much closer in defeat prior to that at Limerick and again at Kilbeggan; versatile as to ground and no surprise should she go close once more.

6/1

Form: 0-08U3

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; twice placed in maidens including over 2m5f at Roscommon last month (a weak event); acts on soft.

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14th

9

31st Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 159y

15:15 Punchestown

In A Nice Way

11st 7lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Stephen Ryan

Placed twice in maidens; handicap form has left a lot to be desired; tongue-tie on now after a moderate run at Thurles.

25/1

11th

18

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:35 Thurles

In A Nice Way

11st 2lb

T: Stephen Ryan

Third reserve; twice placed in maidens including over 2m5f at Roscommon last month (a weak event); acts on soft.

3rd

5

25th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 105y

15:20 Roscommon

In A Nice Way

10st 13lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Stephen Ryan

prominent and briefly disputed lead, not fluent 8th, wandered on approach 3 out, soon ridden, not fluent 2 out, soon outpaced, wandered on approach last, kept on but no impression run-in, no match for first two

50/1

OUR TIP

Form: 601P-2 C

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Inconsistent but decent on her day, including winning 3m handicap chase here last December; back from a break with very encouraging second over fences at Roscommon last month and interesting back hurdling here off 11lb lower mark.

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3

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 90y

16:58 Navan

Lizrona

11st 9lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Eric Larkin

didn't jump well, always behind, tailed off when bad mistake 2 out, soon pulled up

10/1

6th

2

27th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 2f 0y

13:40 Fairyhouse

Lizrona

11st 13lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Eric Larkin

Won twice over fences last season, over 3m at Thurles and 2m7f Clonmel, confirming her stamina; made an encouraging start to the season when second at Roscommon in September; questions to answer following four subsequent displays of lesser merit.

16/1

6th

2

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 219y

12:15 Thurles

Lizrona

12st 0lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Eric Larkin

Won twice over fences last season, a 20-1 success in this race 12 months ago and over 2m7f Clonmel in April, confirming her stamina; made an encouraging start to the season when second at Roscommon in September; questions to answer following three subsequent displays of lesser merit.

10/1

Form: P9167-

Last run: 181 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Surprise Limerick win last season came at 2m6f (soft), struggled a bit off revised mark after; back from summer break with conditions to suit but mark still on the high side.

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0

4

27th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 6f 120y

13:27 Limerick

Merry Moves

10st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Mrs Grainne M O’Connor

Made a good fist of things on intial start over fences but largely downhill in the interim and she will need the big guns to underperform here to make a lasting impression.

66/1

8th

9

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 194y

15:00 Punchestown

Merry Moves

11st 3lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Mrs Grainne M O’Connor

Won 2m6f Limerick handicap in March off 87 (soft) for today's rider but disappointing until more encouraging third over this trip at Fairyhouse last month in today's headgear combination; one to consider.

10/1

Form: 00-977

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; lots to find from Downpatrick handicap debut last month.

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14th

17

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:35 Thurles

Toucan Do

11st 2lb

J: E Walsh

T: John M Burke

Second reserve; lots to find from Downpatrick handicap debut last month.

7th

3

15th Sep 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

15:25 Downpatrick

Toucan Do

11st 11lb

J: Niall Moore

T: John M Burke

Some minor promising in bumpers and a similar story in her last couple of maiden hurdle starts; off 102 days and now makes her handicap debut; would need to improve to defy her opening mark.

12/1

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Straight Forecast €1963.40
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Goodie Girl

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Walk Out

TOPSPEED:

Pearlofflorida

The Irish Sun:

Goodie Girl

POSTDATA:

Walk Out