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15:15 Thurles

Soft

Ballagh Mares Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £7570.8
  • 2m 4f 106y
  • 12 runners
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Ballagh Mares Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £13.70
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 25-242 D

Last run: 71 days

W: 10st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Trip and ground will suit and narrowly beaten at Sligo when last seen in August but up in grade a fair bit.

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9th

3

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

15:50 Naas

Dragons Pass

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Mrs Denise Foster

towards rear

25/1

9/2

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 514311 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Has won three of her last five, the first of them off 89; handled testing ground when winning under this rider at Clonmel and may well have more to offer.

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4th

1

12th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 180y

15:55 Killarney

Costanuci

11st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John Queally

Winner of three of her last six races in handicap hurdles before a winter break, the first of them off a modest 89; second off 112 at Thurles in November; may need chasing experience.

8/1

2nd

4

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 106y

15:15 Thurles

Costanuci

11st 2lb

J: Neil Ryan

T: John Queally

Has won three of her last five, the first of them off 89; handled testing ground when winning under this rider at Clonmel and may well have more to offer.

9/2

1st

6

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 181y

15:05 Clonmel

Costanuci

11st 10lb

J: Neil Ryan

T: John Queally

held up in rear, headway on near side of group 3 out, challenging when raced wide before 2 out, led narrowly when ridden approaching last, ran on towards finish

7/2

12/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 325-04 C

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 4lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Course bumper winner on soft had been off four months before Fairyhouse fourth over 2m; nice racing weight and longer trip may well suit 5yo who is closely related to useful staying chaser Mister Coffey.

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4th

2

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:45 Limerick

Mitiva

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Liz Doyle

raced in third, lost third but prominent after 3 out, outpaced before 2 out, soon no impression

5/2

4th

9

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 67y

14:35 Punchestown

Mitiva

11st 2lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Liz Doyle

Debut bumper winner last season is 0-7 hurdling but comes into the race on the back of two good runs in handicaps at this trip on soft; bit keen on latest so fitting of a hood could help and seems sure to be thereabouts.

9/2

3rd

4

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

13:30 Tramore

Mitiva

11st 7lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Liz Doyle

Bumper winner; 0-6 over hurdles but latest 3l third at Thurles (2m4f, soft) is up there with her best form and must have every chance with a repeat of that.

5/2

Form: 7O512P D

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Wore cheekpieces when second to Costanucci at Listowel and now 10lb better off; too keen in blinkers last time; maiden win came on soft.

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3rd

9

12th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 180y

15:55 Killarney

Sea Aster

11st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Maiden hurdle winner at Tramore last summer; remote third on chase debut at Wexford.

20/1

3rd

7

25th Apr 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 100y

18:22 Wexford

Sea Aster

11st 7lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders early

20/1

Form: 32F186

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Sligo maiden winner in August but was well behind Costanucci in Listowel handicap and may not want the ground too testing.

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5th

5

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

13:20 Thurles

Glendars Mahler

11st 3lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: James Andrew Fahey

Sligo maiden winner over 2m2f in August; subsequent handicap form below the standard that will be needed here.

20/1

5th

10

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 106y

15:15 Thurles

Glendars Mahler

10st 8lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: James Andrew Fahey

Sligo maiden winner in August but was well behind Costanucci in Listowel handicap and may not want the ground too testing.

25/1

6th

8

17th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Listowel

Glendars Mahler

11st 10lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: James Andrew Fahey

Emphatic Sligo maiden winner over 2m2f; hard to fancy after a poor run in a handicap at Downpatrick.

16/1

Form: 543U31 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

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

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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

Form: 1P4F-0 D

Last run: 92 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 122

Form & Verdict

Rattled off four-timer last year, two hurdles, two chases; has been out of sorts for a while and testing ground not ideal but would have a class edge if restored to form.

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0

2

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

2m 5f 132y

14:10 Thurles

Broomfield Hall

11st 12lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: J P Dempsey

Five-time winner, twice over fences; lightly raced last year and never quite at her best; capable but others preferred.

16/1

7th

1

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 106y

15:15 Thurles

Broomfield Hall

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: J P Dempsey

Rattled off four-timer last year, two hurdles, two chases; has been out of sorts for a while and testing ground not ideal but would have a class edge if restored to form.

10/1

17th

1

2nd Aug 2023

Soft

2m 0f 110y

19:15 Galway

Broomfield Hall

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: J P Dempsey

Absent since taking a fall over fences at the Punchestown festival in April, having shown improved form chasing; first run over hurdles since winning at the 2022 Punchestown festival off 116; has run well fresh.

10/1

12/1

Form: 100256 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Likeable and goes on any ground; nearly 10l behind Costanucci at Clonmel last time and pull in the weights may not be enough to turn around the form.

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0

3

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

16:00 Gowran Park

Bynx

11st 5lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Martin Hassett

took keen hold, led, headed and raced in second after 2nd, led again from 5th

6/1

1st

7

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 180y

12:30 Tramore

Bynx

10st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Martin Hassett

Has only won a maiden hurdle and she's 1-30 overall; ran well now and again last year but she's not the percentage call.

10/1

11th

10

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 56y

13:30 Punchestown

Bynx

11st 4lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Martin Hassett

Her only win was gained in a 2m5f maiden hurdle on good ground at Tramore in June; well beaten in Thurles race won by Dragon's Pass; finished behind Lazer Wolf and Morricone here on latest, though close-up in fifth.

12/1

Form: 7-3825

Last run: 32 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Pretty consistent maiden; second over 2m at Cork in August and not beaten far over 2m7f at Killarney last time; needs to find more.

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1st

13

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:08 Limerick

Phils Choice

10st 1lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: P J Rothwell

Second over 2m at Cork in August and not beaten far over 2m7f at Killarney; below par run at Thurles when last seen; not discounted but others have stronger claims.

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 2275P1 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

28-1 when winning Tramore maiden (2m4f, heavy) under Kennedy who jumps ship to ride Sea Aster now; handicapper taken no chances with 4yo.

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10th

3

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 106y

15:15 Thurles

Faux Fur

11st 3lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

28-1 when winning Tramore maiden (2m4f, heavy) under Kennedy who jumps ship to ride Sea Aster now; handicapper taken no chances with 4yo.

12/1

Form: 937-21 D

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Nicely bred and easy winner over this trip at Listowel on second handicap start; now 11lb higher and up in grade but open to plenty of improvement.

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1

25th Apr 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 100y

18:22 Wexford

Atimetodream

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Confirmed the promise of finishing runner-up at Limerick on seasonal return when winning at Listowel in September and may have found the ground too testing in two subsequent runs; trainer's runners often improve over the larger obstacles and she has each-way claims; yard's second-string.

8/1

15

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 20y

14:52 Gowran Park

Atimetodream

11st 3lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

never better than midfield, weakened and pulled up before 8th

7/1

11th

2

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 106y

15:15 Thurles

Atimetodream

11st 3lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Nicely bred and easy winner over this trip at Listowel on second handicap start; now 11lb higher and up in grade but open to plenty of improvement.

6/1

Form: 33-17P

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 8lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Disappointing since summer maiden win over 2m on good/yielding and was pulled up in race won by Costanucci at Listowel; front-runner won a point on soft.

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12th

9

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 106y

15:15 Thurles

Call Her Now

10st 8lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

Disappointing since summer maiden win over 2m on good/yielding and was pulled up in race won by Costanucci at Listowel; front-runner won a point on soft.

14/1

0

7

17th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Listowel

Call Her Now

11st 10lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

Point winner; placed in two outings early last season; no ill-effects after a year off when landing a 2m mares' maiden hurdle at this venue in June; faded quite tamely after making the running to two out on her handicap debut at Tipperary in July.

12/1

7th

6

6th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:40 Tipperary

Call Her Now

11st 10lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

Made light of a year's absence when landing a mares maiden hurdle at Listowel last month; looks fairly handicapped but still unexposed and could well be more to come from her.

13/2

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Payout
Exacta €1642.00
Straight Forecast €1476.90
Tricast €5575.50
Trifecta €15566.00

Selections

The Irish Sun:

Sea Aster

POSTDATA:

Atimetodream

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Phils Choice

SPOTLIGHT:

Mitiva

TOPSPEED:

Glendars Mahler