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  • 2m 0f 101y
  • 16 runners
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Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain and snow

7/4 (Won)

  • Win: £2.40
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 3-

Last run: 234 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Turgeon gelding whose unraced dam is half-sister to French hurdles winner Omessa Has; ordinary breeding but showed promise on sole run in France when third in Compiegne 4yo conditions hurdle in April (2m2f, heavy); has to be respected reappearing for champion trainer.

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6

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 7f 165y

16:30 Fairyhouse

Lombron

11st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

Easy winner of a Thurles maiden; beaten around 25l in two Punchestown events, a Grade 2 and a Listed event; failed to cut much ice when an outsider in the Coral Cup; champion trainer appears to have two stronger candidates.

16/1

11th

20

13th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:50 Cheltenham

Lombron

11st 0lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Ran in one hurdle race in France and three in Ireland, easy winner of a Thurles maiden (2m, yielding); beaten about 25l at Punchestown in a Grade 2 (soft) and Listed event (heavy) but that leaves him extremely unexposed and this is a marked step up in trip for handicap debut.

33/1

7th

3

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 189y

15:05 Punchestown

Lombron

11st 9lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Easy winner of an ordinary Thurles maiden hurdle; well beaten in the Moscow Flyer subsequently when jumping poorly; others preferred.

16/1

10/1

  • Place: £4.20

Form: 242- BF

Last run: 295 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Limited enough on the Flat but showed ability when runner-up on two of three hurdle runs last season, at Limerick and clear of remainder in weak Fairyhouse event when odds-on; heavy ground may not have been ideal on both recent Flat runs so don't rule out.

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5th

7

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

12:40 Down Royal

Paradise Lost

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Charles O’Brien

Flat maiden has been runner-up in three maiden hurdles; ran better than his finishing position in a Limerick handicap last month and can be involved.

10/1

5th

6

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:30 Limerick

Paradise Lost

11st 2lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Charles O’Brien

Runner-up in three maidens, including behind Ludus over C&D a year ago and when just in front of Whimsy at Thurles where he was fit from the Flat; handicap debut.

11/2

2nd

10

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 101y

13:50 Thurles

Paradise Lost

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Charles O’Brien

Limited enough on the Flat but showed ability when runner-up on two of three hurdle runs last season, at Limerick and clear of remainder in weak Fairyhouse event when odds-on; heavy ground may not have been ideal on both recent Flat runs so don't rule out.

10/1

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14/1

  • Place: £4.20

Form: 2

Last run: 80 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Dual Flat winner for Andrew Balding; excellent start to her hurdling career when second in a Galway maiden in September, taking time to warm to his jumping but staying on well to chase home an odds-on shot on soft; one to consider although more needed here.

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2nd

5

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 50y

13:45 Limerick

Whimsy

11st 5lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Anthony McCann

didn't always jump with fluency, raced in third behind clear leader, not fluent 5th, went second after 3 out, kept on run-in, no match for winner

11/10

2nd

1

7th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

16:00 Fairyhouse

Whimsy

11st 7lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Anthony McCann

prominent, mistake 6th, mistake 3 out, went second before 2 out, kept on but no match for winner

4/5

Form: 37-3

Last run: 62 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Cost E100,000 as a 2yo; showed promise in Punchestown bumpers for Stuart Crawford last season and reappeared to finish a remote third on hurdles debut at Gowran in September, looking a bit outpaced at a crucial stage in testing ground; return to better ground should suit and respected.

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3rd

6

29th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Punchestown

Dollar Nolimit

11st 4lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

in touch with leaders, not fluent 4 out, soon prominent on inner

4/1

4th

7

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Dollar Nolimit

11st 3lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

midfield

10/1

3rd

4

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 205y

13:25 Thurles

Dollar Nolimit

11st 12lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders before 2 out, ridden and no extra after 2 out, went third run-in

11/2

Form: 6

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Half-sister to winners Brandy Love (bumper and smart 2m/2m4f hurdle), Topofthecotswolds (useful 2m3f-3m1f hurdle/chase), Getaway Kid (2m4f chase) and Anna Holty (2m3f hurdle); dam 2m hurdle winner; some market support on recent debut but never sighted, modest late headway in Gowran maiden; well-bred filly and no surprise if she made above-average improvement from that run and yard in top form.

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5th

14

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 101y

13:50 Thurles

Bobbi Gin Tree

10st 6lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Half-sister to winners Brandy Love (bumper and smart 2m/2m4f hurdle), Topofthecotswolds (useful 2m3f-3m1f hurdle/chase), Getaway Kid (2m4f chase) and Anna Holty (2m3f hurdle); dam 2m hurdle winner; some market support on recent debut but never sighted, modest late headway in Gowran maiden; well-bred filly and no surprise if she made above-average improvement from that run and yard in top form.

16/1

6th

14

11th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:58 Gowran Park

Bobbi Gin Tree

11st 0lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

towards rear, headway from 3 out, kept on approaching last, never near to challenge

13/2

Form: 3-2 BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Debut promise when staying-on third at the Punchestown festival and reappeared for hurdles debut in 15-runner Gowran 4yo maiden earlier this month, none too fluent when chasing home (neck ahead of Nathan Wells) impressive winner Beckett Rock on heavy ground; all the better for that experience and given a cleaner round of jumping should go close.

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6th

10

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:00 Fairyhouse

Joyeux Vivo

11st 0lb

J: Mr J L Gleeson

T: John E & Thomas Kiely

Runner-up in a Gowran maiden hurdle in November and bounced back from a couple of below-par runs with best effort yet when staying-on second in 2m Punchestown amateur riders handicap in January; should appreciate return to 2m4f and handles ground.

8/1

2nd

1

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 77y

13:25 Punchestown

Joyeux Vivo

12st 4lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: John E & Thomas Kiely

Runner-up in a Gowran maiden hurdle in November; disappointing twice since but interesting to see him go handicapping so soon; could well go close.

12/1

10th

8

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:05 Leopardstown

Joyeux Vivo

11st 7lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: John E & Thomas Kiely

Debut promise when a staying-on third in a 22-runner bumper at the Punchestown festival; none too fluent in the early stages when chasing home impressive winner Beckett Rock on hurdling debut at Gowran; failed to match that display at Thurles leaving him with questions to answer.

8/1

Form: 3

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Nathaniel gelding cost 100,000euros as a 3yo and shaped nicely on recent Gowran debut when a neck behind Joyeux Vivo in maiden won impressively by Beckett Rock (heavy), keeping on after being outpaced after sloppy jump two out; seems sure to be thereabouts.

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10

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:42 Down Royal

Nathan Wells

10st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, badly hampered by faller and dropped to rear 6th, badly hampered by faller and unseated 3 out

16/1

7th

19

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 20y

14:52 Gowran Park

Nathan Wells

11st 0lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Fair form in maidens; well held in fourth in a 2m handicap hurdle at this venue last month; however, of some interest with Jack Kennedy taking the mount in a race in which Gordon Elliott has three other runners.

6/1

4th

4

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

16:00 Gowran Park

Nathan Wells

11st 3lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Two good maiden hurdle runs, the latest in a 2m contest at Limerick last month; handicapper not taking many chances but could well be capable of better and a likely player here.

4/1

Form: P56

Last run: 90 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Dundalk (2m) AW winner a year ago is 0-3 hurdling, jumping letting him down at Wexford on latest; others preferred.

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12th

9

(10)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Chutzpal

9st 0lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Eoin Doyle

Sole win in 21 starts came over C&D last winter and back on that last winning mark; needs to step up on his sixth in a claimer here last week.

14/1

6th

7

(6)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

15:15 Dundalk (AW)

Chutzpal

9st 6lb

J: Alan Persse

T: Eoin Doyle

Course 2m handicap winner just over a year ago, best run this year when third over 2m1f at Limerick in June; last three runs have been over hurdles; others much better suited by the race conditions.

20/1

8th

1

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 101y

13:50 Thurles

Chutzpal

11st 7lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Eoin Doyle

Dundalk (2m) AW winner a year ago is 0-3 hurdling, jumping letting him down at Wexford on latest; others preferred.

66/1

Form: 59

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Two recent hurdling efforts moderate and needs to jump better.

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9th

12

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 101y

13:50 Thurles

Safran Et Bleu

10st 13lb

J: Jack Doyle

T: P M J Doyle

Two recent hurdling efforts moderate and needs to jump better.

66/1

9th

4

9th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 80y

13:05 Clonmel

Safran Et Bleu

11st 10lb

J: Jack Doyle

T: P M J Doyle

Beaten 28l on debut at Galway and will have to improve plenty from that.

28/1

5th

9

28th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 90y

14:32 Galway

Safran Et Bleu

11st 7lb

J: Jack Doyle

T: P M J Doyle

Youmzain 4yo cost 2,500euros as a foal and 12,500euros as a 3yo; half-brother to four winners inc Court Maid (smart bumper and 2m-3m5f hurdle/chase), Sheamus (useful bumper/2m4f hurdle) and Wilcos Mo Chara (bumper/2m hurdle); dam maiden half-sister to dam of smart jumper Menorah; interesting debutant from respected source, market support likely significant.

11/2

Form: 78

Last run: 185 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Harzand half-brother to Listed placed 7f-1m4f winner Pita Pinta (inc 2yo; RPR 107); dam 11.4f/1m4f Flat (RPR 97) and useful 2m hurdle winner; well held in two bumpers in May and pulled up in Lisronagh point-to-point early this month; best watched on hurdles debut.

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10th

9

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 101y

13:50 Thurles

Orpington

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: E Bolger

midfield, in touch with leaders but weakened after 3 out

66/1

11

30th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 40y

20:30 Ballinrobe

Orpington

11st 8lb

J: Mr D M Russell

T: E Bolger

Was beaten a long way on debut in a Killarney maiden hurdle and has to make enormous improvement.

50/1

8th

5

29th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 108y

19:30 Ballinrobe

Orpington

11st 10lb

J: Mr R W Barron

T: E Bolger

Never really emerged from mid-division when beaten a long way at Killarney (good to yielding; 28-1).

50/1

Form: 00

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten in both maiden runs this month, can only be watched for now.

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7th

2

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Juke Box Rock

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Beaten a long way in four maiden hurdles but is the second of three handicap debutants for this yard and worth a market check.

14/1

Form: U

Last run: 62 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Didn't jump well on recent debut, well adrift when unseating three out at Gowran.

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14th

12

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:58 Limerick

Tropical Speed

10st 13lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Michael Butler

Well beaten on both starts to date, unseating once; no appeal here.

150/1

12th

13

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 101y

13:50 Thurles

Tropical Speed

10st 13lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Michael Butler

always behind

100/1

Form: 0-8

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Champs Elysees half-brother to winners Ballyvic Boru (bumper and 2m-2m1f hurdle/chase) and Ericsbar (point); well held in both bumpers at long odds, likely best watched now switching to hurdles.

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4th

4

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:25 Navan

Howdoyalikeherhome

11st 12lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Patrick T Foley

Went close in a maiden hurdle at Naas in December and several good runs in defeat since including when third on handicap debut 13 days ago; can go well again but sire's progeny tend to excel on a quicker surface and he may do better when back on quicker ground.

16/1

3rd

10

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:27 Naas

Howdoyalikeherhome

10st 2lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Patrick T Foley

Was runner-up in a weak C&D maiden in December; better form when 3rd to an improving sort at Punchestown last time over 2m7f; this trip probably suits better; a player.

8/1

3rd

7

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 166y

16:10 Punchestown

Howdoyalikeherhome

11st 9lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Patrick T Foley

Second in a weak maiden at Naas in November; limited encouragement from overall form; makes handicap debut.

12/1

Form:

Last run: 39 days

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Shirocco filly; dam point winner/well beaten bumper/hurdles, half-sister to 2m-2m4f hurdle/chase winner Avondhu Lady; too keen and paid the price on last month's Limerick debut; best watched for now.

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5

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 60y

15:10 Limerick

Shesabreeze

11st 7lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

midfield, headway on outer and in touch with leaders 5th

8/1

6th

15

27th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

12:19 Limerick

Shesabreeze

10st 13lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: E McNamara

Soundly beaten in two maiden hurdles, including here, so not easy to make a case for; tongue-tie on; also entered in the 12.58 here Tuesday.

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Kalanisi half-brother to bumper winner Longview Lady; dam unraced sister to bumper and useful 2m/2m6f hurdle winner Myska, half-sister to bumper and high-class 2m4f/2m5f jumps winner Bob Olinger; nicely-bred newcomer for whom market likely best guide.

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5th

8

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Limerick

Ragmans Corner

11st 6lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

took keen hold, prominent

7/1

8th

9

10th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 116y

14:17 Naas

Ragmans Corner

11st 4lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Gerard Keane

Showed a hint of ability in his three completed maiden hurdles; should be more competitive on handicap debut.

22/1

6th

8

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 161y

14:20 Punchestown

Ragmans Corner

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Gerard Keane

didn't always jump with fluency, towards rear, badly hampered by faller 1st, headway into midfield after 4 out, mistake 2 out, kept on

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Half-sister to 8 winners including Snow Watch (7f 2yo inc Listed; RPR 100) and decent hurdler Winston C; dam 11.5f winner; well held on sole Flat run at Dundalk last year; best watched on return and yard have a stronger contender in Whimsy.

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5th

5

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Limerick

Inatosha

11st 7lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Anthony McCann

Ran once on Flat; unseated on hurdling debut and has shown nothing in two starts since then.

100/1

19th

14

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:12 Cork

Inatosha

11st 5lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Anthony McCann

Poor Flat run on AW on debut; unseated after mistakes on hurdle bow and jumped poorly again when tailed off at Naas last month.

100/1

14th

7

14th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Naas

Inatosha

11st 7lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Anthony McCann

Well beaten on sole Flat start and started at 200/1 when unseated on hurdling debut; best watched for now.

200/1

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Payout
Exacta €404.00
Straight Forecast €376.20
Trifecta €1969.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Joyeux Vivo

The Irish Sun:

Lombron

SPOTLIGHT:

Nathan Wells

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Paradise Lost

POSTDATA:

Joyeux Vivo