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13:10 Down Royal

Soft

Tayto Group Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 0f 190y
  • 19 runners
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Tayto Group Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

8/13 (Won)

  • Win: £1.10
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 1- D

Last run: 259 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Won his sole point-to-point and was most impressive in beating two subsequent winners in a Fairyhouse bumper in February; potentially exciting prospect and has been found an ideal opportunity here on his hurdles debut.

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3rd

4

27th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Down Memory Lane

11st 12lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: Gordon Elliott

held up in midfield, headway and in touch with leaders before 2 out, went third 2 out, weakened approaching last

9/4

1st

3

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:10 Down Royal

Down Memory Lane

11st 12lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: Gordon Elliott

Won his sole point-to-point and was most impressive in beating two subsequent winners in a Fairyhouse bumper in February; potentially exciting prospect and has been found an ideal opportunity here on his hurdles debut.

8/13

1st

4

25th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 110y

17:05 Fairyhouse

Down Memory Lane

12st 0lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: Gordon Elliott

travelled strongly, midfield, headway 5f out, joined leaders going easily home turn, led narrowly 2f out, nudged along 1f out, ran on and quickened clear final 110yds, impressive

6/4

20/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form: 0434

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Placed in a trio of summer bumpers and has ability, but will need to step up a bit to trouble the principals on his hurdles debut.

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5th

10

12th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

13:35 Killarney

Fast Felix

11st 4lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

In the frame in two bumpers at the Listowel festival last September before a second in a Down Royal maiden hurdle; disappointing at the same track next time back to a bumper; can run well on return.

10/1

5th

1

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

15:08 Down Royal

Fast Felix

12st 0lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Three solid efforts coming here, especially so here latest on hurdling debut (soft); vulnerable on bumper form but could simply be improving.

12/1

14/1

  • Place: £4.10

Form: 5-65

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Ran a cracker on debut in a Grade 3 mares bumper at Punchestown in the spring; very disappointing by comparison in two subsequent bumpers; has the ability to be a factor here in a contest the stable have won in the past; could go well

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3rd

1

8th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 2

15:45 Kelso

Brucio

12st 0lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: S R B Crawford

Progressive mare; won a Catterick maiden in January (1m7f, soft); bettered that by some way when landing a Listed mares' handicap in February (2m2f, soft) which resulted in a 16lb rise; down 4lb after below-par effort at Aintree; may find others better handicapped.

10/1

13th

5

12th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 103y

Class 2

17:15 Aintree

Brucio

11st 11lb

J: Ben Bromley

T: S R B Crawford

Fell on second hurdle start but has looked smart since, winning as she liked at Catterick (1m7f) and reeling in the clear leader to win 2m2f Listed mares' handicap at Leopardstown (both on soft) in February; had no chance of keeping her feet when brought down since but one of the more interesting ones if none the worse.

7/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0-

Last run: 200 days

W: 11st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Just beat one home in the Goffs Defender Bumper in April on his sole start; only a watching brief can be advised here on his hurdles debut.

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7th

1

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 152y

16:35 Clonmel

Brennus Lescribaa

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Beaten 9l when fourth in a maiden hurdle at Down Royal in November and filled the same spot at Punchestown on his penultimate start behind Predators Gold; tailed off when a 1-2 favourite at Naas since but may pick up the thread again now having been freshened up with four-month break.

4/5

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Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Cost 9,200Euros as a foal which increased to 92,000Euros as a 3yo; first foal; dam 2m6f hurdle winner, half-sister to winners Holerday Ridge (bumper/2m2f hurdle/2m3f chase) and Early Retirement (2m4f hurdle); costly 3yo is by a solid sire; worth a market check from respected yard bang in form.

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5th

20

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 0y

13:07 Naas

Whale Harbour

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Promising debut at Down Royal was followed by another respectable effort at Leopardstown when third in a 16-runner contest, though beaten 26l behind the smart Jade De Grugy; room for improvement in his jumping.

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Went close a number of times on the Flat for Ger Lyons and again ran with credit on both runs in Flat maidens for his current handler; interesting on his hurdles debut and worth a market check, but others look more likely.

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6th

13

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:10 Down Royal

Rick Dalton

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Cian Collins

Went close a number of times on the Flat for Ger Lyons and again ran with credit on both runs in Flat maidens for his current handler; interesting on his hurdles debut and worth a market check, but others look more likely.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten in his sole point-to-point and hard to fancy here.

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11th

25

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 3f 93y

15:05 Punchestown

Paddys Milestone

10st 0lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: S R B Crawford

raced wide, midfield, mistake 7th

16/1

4th

13

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:42 Down Royal

Paddys Milestone

10st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

in touch with leaders, left in third 6th, badly hampered by loose horse and dropped to last 3 out, headway approaching last, kept on but no chance run-in, went fourth final 110yds

16/1

4th

9

27th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 65y

15:25 Fairyhouse

Paddys Milestone

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

midfield, headway after 3 out, went fourth before 2 out, soon no extra

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Third foal; dam bumper winner out of 1m2f Flat and 2m1f/2m5f hurdle winner in Germany/Italy; best watched on debut.

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14th

12

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Renard De Noir

11st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

in rear

20/1

Form: 9-0

Last run: 165 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Not disgraced on her bumper debut at Tipperary in April; tailed off at Ballinrobe subsequently; looks up against it on her hurdles debut.

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8th

4

10th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 160y

18:45 Downpatrick

Magic Olinger

11st 3lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

led narrowly

8/1

Form: 057

Last run: 90 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Very modest form in maiden hurdles during the summer and no conceivable chance here.

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0

5

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 100y

15:30 Down Royal

One Of Us Is Lying

11st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Neill McCluskey

An 88-rated hurdler; failed to complete his first two starts over fences; completely out of his depth in a strong novice chase at Naas 11 days ago.

25/1

5th

5

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:42 Naas

One Of Us Is Lying

11st 2lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Neill McCluskey

88-rated hurdler has failed to complete on both starts over fences; completely out of his depth.

200/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

First foal; dam unraced sister to smart 2m-2m4f hurdle/chase winner Tumbling Dice out of unraced half-sister to top-class chaser Remittance Man; looks stable second string but interesting and should be worth watching.

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13th

1

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Earlofbrackenstown

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Just a hint of ability in three completed maiden hurdles but is one of three handicap debutants for this yard and is worth a market check.

14/1

22th

11

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Leopardstown

Earlofbrackenstown

11st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear throughout

200/1

0

4

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Navan

Earlofbrackenstown

11st 7lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear, brought down 1st

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Fifth foal; closely related to 2m-2m5f hurdle/chase winner Jayo Time; dam unraced sister to Spanish 1m1f-1m7f Flat and useful French 1m7f hurdle winner Franc Bleu, half-sister to 1m2f-1m4f Flat and 1m7f-2m1f hurdle winner Matimbwe; tongue-tied for his debut and likely best watched this time.

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8th

9

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 180y

14:10 Down Royal

Royal Time

11st 9lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Shane Crawley

in touch with leaders on inner

33/1

14th

11

10th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 116y

14:17 Naas

Royal Time

11st 3lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Shane Crawley

Second runner for yard; best of three maiden runs was on debut at Down Royal; worth a check to see how he fares in the market relative to his stablemate.

22/1

19th

11

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:12 Naas

Royal Time

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Shane Crawley

Struggled on Down Royal debut and in a Navan event in which The Great Unknown was fifth.

200/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Won the latest of his six points at Castletowngeoghegan last month; hard to see him being good enough on his track debut but worth watching.

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8th

7

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 190y

17:20 Limerick

Agent Tequila

11st 7lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: John C McConnell

Point winner last October at the sixth attempt; well held in maiden hurdles but has kept good company; not easy to assess.

12/1

66/1

Form:

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Low grade maiden handicapper on the Flat and well beaten on her hurdles debut at Cork last week; won't be winning here.

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No Results Found

Form: 90

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten in a bumper and a maiden hurdle last month; makes little appeal.

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24th

24

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Leopardstown

Erne Star

11st 0lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Francis Casey

towards rear throughout

200/1

15th

18

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:10 Down Royal

Erne Star

11st 5lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: Francis Casey

Soundly beaten in a bumper and a maiden hurdle last month; makes little appeal.

150/1

11th

16

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:55 Limerick

Erne Star

11st 6lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: Francis Casey

Did not show much first time out in a Tipperary bumper; from a family has served this yard well.

50/1

Form: 0-00

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Nothing to recommend in a bumper and two maiden hurdles; very hard to make a case for.

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8th

8

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

14:30 Down Royal

Perfect Pupil

11st 4lb

J: Daire McConville

T: Stephen McConville

Returned from a spill over fences to get off the mark in C&D handicap hurdle last month, seeing it out well under well-judged ride to assert late on (pair clear); 7lb rise fair enough and should again be thereabouts.

5/1

Form: 07-0

Last run: 172 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Beaten out of sight in a Punchestown claiming hurdle in May when last seen; makes no appeal.

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15th

8

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 2f 185y

17:20 Downpatrick

Jimlis Cave

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: R K Watson

Minor promise in a maiden hurdle here a year ago but beaten huge distances in three runs since including handicap debut; wears first-time cheekpieces on return from 131 days off.

40/1

14th

13

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:45 Navan

Jimlis Cave

11st 1lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: R K Watson

prominent, dropped to midfield before 4th

50/1

150/1

Form: 00

Last run: 166 days

W: 11st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Failed to make any impact in a pair of bumpers back in May; up against it here on his hurdles bow.

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7th

8

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 55y

17:50 Downpatrick

Jacenry

11st 8lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: D Harvey

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield 3rd

5/1

2nd

6

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

14:30 Down Royal

Jacenry

11st 6lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: D Harvey

prominent, pressed winner when jumped slightly right 4th

4/1

1st

9

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:52 Down Royal

Jacenry

11st 6lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: D Harvey

prominent on inner throughout, bit short of room after 3 out, challenging going easily 2 out, ridden disputing lead last, sustained duel with runner-up run-in, led post

10/1

Form: 2-F48

Last run: 4 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Contested hunter chases last season, including when runner-up in the Bishopscourt Cup at Punchestown; not a factor in a maiden hurdle at Fairyhouse on Tuesday and makes little appeal.

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19th

8

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:10 Down Royal

Matthews Hill

11st 12lb

J: Miss Georgie Benson

T: Peter John Flood

always behind, mistake 2nd

100/1

8th

8

7th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:13 Fairyhouse

Matthews Hill

11st 4lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Peter John Flood

Has form figures of 2F4 in hunter chases this year; likely vulnerable to sharper types dropped to 2m for hurdling debut.

66/1

4th

3

2nd Jun 2023

Good

3m 3f 119y

Class 2

18:35 Stratford

Matthews Hill

12st 0lb

J: Mr J W Hendrick

T: Peter John Flood

held up in rear, mistake 3rd, dropped to last before 10th, not fluent 14th, not fluent 15th

8/1

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Straight Forecast €181.20
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