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15:10 Fairyhouse

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Redweld Stables Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £8615.04
  • 2m 3f 165y
  • 20 runners
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Redweld Stables Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 20 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £20.40
  • Place: £2.50

Form: 041-10 D

Last run: 122 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Signed off last season with maiden hurdle win at Wexford before winning on her return in the summer back at that venue; lesser effort at Galway when last seen but unexposed and possibly more to come.

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3rd

4

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 2f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Feet Of A Dancer

10st 11lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul Nolan

Maiden winner over 2m; two handicap wins have come over further but the likely strong pace should help her cause; raised 12lb for emphatic Fairyhouse success.

7/1

1st

11

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Feet Of A Dancer

11st 2lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

Signed off last season with maiden hurdle win at Wexford before winning on her return in the summer back at that venue; lesser effort at Galway when last seen but unexposed and possibly more to come.

10/1

10th

14

2nd Aug 2023

Soft

2m 0f 110y

19:15 Galway

Feet Of A Dancer

10st 13lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

Lightly raced 4yo whose two wins have been at Wexford, most recently getting good run through on inner in 2m4f ladies handicap in good style in late June; those wins came on better ground but good chance she'll handle soft; improver so respected.

10/1

25/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 80-106 C

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict

Winning return here in October over three miles but lesser efforts over shorter trips since and mark looks tough enough for now.

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5th

16

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 80y

15:00 Leopardstown

West Is Awake

10st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Edward Cawley

Won on return at Fairyhouse and back to form when runner-up back at that venue latest; probably more to come back up in trip and one to consider, despite racing from 1lb out of the weights.

10/1

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8/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 6311-5

Last run: 204 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 124

Form & Verdict

Followed up a maiden hurdle win at Punchestown last season with a win in a mares' handicap hurdle at Ballinrobe; possibly over the top at Kilbeggan in her hat-trick bid when last seen; could be more to come this term but drop back to this trip not sure to help.

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3rd

9

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 80y

18:40 Tipperary

Nine Graces

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

took keen hold, midfield, dropped to rear 5th, not fluent 11th, plenty to do 4 out, headway before 2 out, weakened approaching last

5/1

5th

4

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

16:10 Tipperary

Nine Graces

11st 0lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

Dual hurdle winner has run well in defeat at times over the winter but was disappointing at Leopardstown last time; rated 128 over timber so should be competitive with her sex allowance on chasing debut if jumping soundly.

7/2

13th

12

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 104y

15:00 Leopardstown

Nine Graces

11st 3lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

Maiden hurdle winner at Punchestown last season before winning on handicap debut at Ballinrobe; solid efforts in two runs this term, including when beaten less than a length by Gaoth Chuil here last time; may resume progress and less testing ground might help her see the trip out; up 3lb.

8/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 72-215 BF

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Won beginners' before respectable fifth in a handicap chase at Cheltenham a fortnight ago and returns to this sphere from a stone lower hurdle mark; every chance if he handles the drop back in trip.

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9th

19

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

Read To Return

10st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: A J Martin

Beaten favourite or joint-fav (chases/hurdles) in seven of his last nine starts; winner of a Killarney beginners' chase when second-favourite; reported clinically abnormal after dismal hurdles run in January; two poor chase runs at Fairyhouse Easter meeting; undependable is an understatement, may click one day.

14/1

5th

11

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 124y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Read To Return

10st 6lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: A J Martin

Beaten favourite or joint-fav (chases/hurdles) in seven of his last eight starts including a neck defeat over hurdles at Roscommon last September; winner of a Killarney beginners' chase when second-favourite; reported clinically abnormal after dismal run off his lower hurdles mark here in January; another poor run over 2m5f here on Saturday.

7/1

Form: 211-20 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 8lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Won back-to-back handicap hurdles last season and was only beaten roughly 1l in hat-trick bid at the end of the campaign; may have needed his return a fortnight ago but needs career best to defy this mark.

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18th

20

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

14:30 Punchestown

Mighty Jeremy

11st 6lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Liam G O’Brien

Front-runner with three wins to his credit; has been at his best on testing ground though and won't get a soft lead here; others preferred.

20/1

5th

2

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 80y

15:50 Tramore

Mighty Jeremy

11st 12lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Liam G O’Brien

in rear

16/1

10

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 45y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Mighty Jeremy

10st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Liam G O’Brien

Won back-to-back handicap hurdles last season; respectable fourth at Navan last month was a step back in the right direction; got a good ride from the front when winning by 10l over 2m4f here in early February; found his revised mark too much at Gowran ten days later.

16/1

Form: 4-4331 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Useful Flat performer for Joseph O'Brien and got off the mark over timber in a handicap hurdle at Cork last month; front two pulled a long way clear and 9lb rise is probably fine; big player.

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4th

15

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

14:30 Punchestown

Como Park

11st 8lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

Gained a possibly overdue hurdles success in a Cork handicap in November; solid effort in a Naas novice handicap last time (Dark Note second); unexposed still and better ground will be in his favour; contender.

10/1

5th

9

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Naas

Como Park

11st 0lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Useful stayer on the Flat and off the mark over hurdles in 2m4f handicap at Cork; fair run over that trip at Fairyhouse next time, keeping on steadily; off four months, drop in trip looks a minus as does the absence of blinkers.

12/1

6th

7

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Como Park

11st 5lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Useful Flat performer for Joseph O'Brien and got off the mark over timber in a handicap hurdle at Cork last month; front two pulled a long way clear and 9lb rise is probably fine; big player.

5/1

Form: 76P-11

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Has won back-to-back handicap hurdles since joining this yard; 11lb rise looks a bit harsh for his latest 2l success at Punchestown last month but clearly on an upward curve.

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2nd

10

9th May 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 0y

17:40 Tipperary

Hunting Brook

11st 9lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Formerly with Emma Lavelle; won his first two for Gordon Elliott (handicaps at 3m and 2m5f) but could be high in the weights now and has something to find with Milk Market on their recent Bellewstown clash; blinkers added.

12/1

5th

2

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 116y

19:40 Bellewstown

Hunting Brook

11st 9lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders before 2 out, no impression approaching last

13/2

Form: /4/0-U

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Unseated at Punchestown last week and that was just his second run since 2021; best watched for now.

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11

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 4f 61y

16:35 Leopardstown

Pictures Of Home

10st 5lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: T M Walsh

Stays well, winning a couple of long distance handicap hurdles; stayed on to good effect behind Where's Frankie at Fairyhouse; extra distance will help.

8/1

4th

8

27th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 2f 0y

13:40 Fairyhouse

Pictures Of Home

11st 7lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: T M Walsh

Added to the single handicap hurdle win gained on good ground at Kilbeggan in 2021 when giving a resolute display in a 2m7f handicap hurdle here last month; qualified for a chase rating with a Punchestown run 13 days ago; will need to jump better but his mark is potentially attractive.

5/1

Form: 25P-10 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 120

Form & Verdict

Promising fifth in a Grade 2 novice hurdle at Kelso before pulling up in a Grade 2 here but off the mark down in class in a maiden hurdle at Perth; too bad to be true on handicap debut at Navan a fortnight ago and could be on a fair mark; respected back up in trip.

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6th

2

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 31y

19:20 Ballinrobe

Banjaxed

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

midfield, mistake 4 out, stayed on after 2 out

25/1

5th

6

23rd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 123y

Class 2

13:30 Bangor-on-Dee

Banjaxed

11st 2lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

Lightly raced Irish challenger who won Perth maiden (2m4f, good to soft) on latest British raid last May; safely held in two handicaps towards end of last year, though, and has fitness to prove here.

12/1

9th

4

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Banjaxed

11st 9lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

Promising fifth in a Grade 2 novice hurdle at Kelso before pulling up in a Grade 2 here but off the mark down in class in a maiden hurdle at Perth; too bad to be true on handicap debut at Navan a fortnight ago and could be on a fair mark; respected back up in trip.

12/1

Form: 2306/0 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 125

Form & Verdict

Progressive a couple of season's ago but missed all of last year and it was a low-key return last month.

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20th

8

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

14:30 Punchestown

Ballywilliam Boy

11st 12lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Michael Hourigan

Twice a winner in novice hurdles in 2021; returned in November after 21 months off and no real trace of his best form; up against it here.

66/1

7th

2

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 70y

13:33 Thurles

Ballywilliam Boy

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Hourigan

took keen hold, didn't always jump with fluency, towards rear but in touch with leaders early, pecked on landing 5 out, weakened after 4 out

20/1

Form: 0-5046

Last run: 94 days

W: 11st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Running well in defeat on the Flat in recent times; well below form when last seen over timber but he's come down to a good mark and he's not one to rule out.

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11th

5

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

14:05 Naas

Wajaaha

12st 0lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Patrick J McKenna

Three-time hurdles scorer whose last win came on the Flat at Dundalk in November 2022; some good runs in defeat at that venue late last year; has tended to struggle over hurdles since finishing second at this venue early last year.

20/1

Form: 0020-0 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Hasn't won since 2020 and was inconsistent last term; showed nothing on his recent return when tailed off at Down Royal; step back up in trip will help at least.

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12th

8

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Legacy Thor

11st 5lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: S R B Crawford

Hasn't won since 2020 and was inconsistent last term; showed nothing on his recent return when tailed off at Down Royal; step back up in trip will help at least.

16/1

11th

10

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:45 Down Royal

Legacy Thor

10st 4lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: S R B Crawford

Back last season after two years off, best effort when a close second in a 2m3f handicap hurdle at Cork in April; best watched after almost seven months off.

33/1

14th

25

27th Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 130y

18:00 Punchestown

Legacy Thor

10st 3lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: S R B Crawford

Came back to form when second at Cork last time over 2m3f; raised 3lb and first time over this trip today; prospects if staying.

20/1

Form: P10/F-

Last run: 279 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict

Won maiden hurdle at Navan two seasons ago; came down on only start last season when beaten and off another 279 days.

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8th

1

10th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 175y

15:05 Naas

Champion Green

12st 0lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Padraig Roche

Decent juvenile hurdler two years ago, winning his maiden here; having just his fourth run in two years and ran better than his finishing position over 2m2f hare last time; cannot be dismissed could be a big player off this mark in such a weak contest.

7/2

10th

2

28th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 116y

15:45 Naas

Champion Green

11st 7lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Padraig Roche

prominent, soon went second, lost second halfway

20/1

13th

5

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Champion Green

11st 8lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Padraig Roche

Won maiden hurdle at Navan two seasons ago; came down on only start last season when beaten and off another 279 days.

25/1

Form: -2076P

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Distant runner-up in maiden hurdle in August but struggled since and wrong at the weights here.

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7th

6

16th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 30y

13:40 Fairyhouse

The Vegas Raider

11st 3lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: K A Heffernan

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield 3 out, no extra from 2 out

10/1

14th

20

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

15:10 Fairyhouse

The Vegas Raider

10st 0lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: K A Heffernan

Distant runner-up in maiden hurdle in August but struggled since and wrong at the weights here.

66/1

0

7

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

14:45 Limerick

The Vegas Raider

11st 9lb

J: Paul Cawley

T: K A Heffernan

Multiple Flat winner was 2nd in a Ballinrobe maiden hurdle in the summer and ran well enough in a Galway handicap last time but needs more.

10/1

Form: 2-123P

Last run: 122 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner at Down Royal earlier in the year; some good runs in defeat subsequently but he was beaten a long way out at the Galway festival when last seen; freshened up since; career best called for.

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13th

7

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Ossifer Hops

11st 13lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

held up in rear

25/1

15th

9

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Ossifer Hops

11st 5lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Maiden hurdle winner at Down Royal earlier in the year; some good runs in defeat subsequently but he was beaten a long way out at the Galway festival when last seen; freshened up since; career best called for.

14/1

Form: -F4125

Last run: 70 days

W: 11st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 123

Form & Verdict

In good form towards the end of the summer and not a bad run when fifth of six in a novice hurdle at Listowel in September; respected from this sort of mark back in handicap company.

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7th

1

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

14:30 Punchestown

Baltic Bird

12st 0lb

J: Oakley Brown

T: William Durkan

Cork maiden hurdle winner and runner-up in a Kilbeggan novice hurdle last summer; beaten a long way in a Fairyhouse handicap in December when last seen; others preferred.

50/1

16th

3

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Baltic Bird

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: William Durkan

In good form towards the end of the summer and not a bad run when fifth of six in a novice hurdle at Listowel in September; respected from this sort of mark back in handicap company.

9/1

5th

8

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:10 Listowel

Baltic Bird

11st 2lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: William Durkan

held up in rear, headway after 3 out, weakened approaching last

10/1

Form: 415226 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Out of his depth in a Grade 3 last term but consistent previously; best form has come in testing conditions so probably wouldn't want the ground to dry out at all.

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3rd

2

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Starman

11st 11lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Anthony McCann

didn't always jump with fluency, held up in last, steady headway after 3 out, bit short of room before 2 out, went third and kept on but no chance with winner from last

100/30

8/1

Form: 745- BF

Last run: 287 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Minor promise in maiden hurdles last season; a bit below form on the Flat since but potential improver over this trip making his handicap debut back in this sphere.

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3rd

7

(10)

10th May 2024

Good

2m 2f 140y

Class 2

15:40 Chester

Zanndabad

8st 9lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: A J Martin

Four Flat wins in France up to 10.5f; yet to get his head in front where it matters for current stable (eight races); best of his six hurdling efforts came on last two outings when second at Musselburgh (handicap) and Ascot (maiden); in the latter he led on the run-in before outbattled, but there's a lingering suspicion that he has a good prize in him.

9/1

2nd

15

24th Mar 2024

Good

2m 3f 58y

Class 3

13:35 Ascot

Zanndabad

11st 7lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: A J Martin

Four Flat wins in France; yet to get his head in front for current stable but the best of his five hurdling efforts was last time at Musselburgh (good to soft) when making up late ground to finish close behind last week's County Hurdle fifth Afadil; gives the impression there's more to come and brings strong form claims back into a maiden; regularly wears the tongue-tie.

5/2

100/1

Form: 204473 D

Last run: 68 days

W: 10st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Doesn't win often and now 2-37; hit the frame last time but 8lb wrong for this.

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19th

21

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Serpolette

10st 0lb

J: Jake Coen

T: E D Delany

Doesn't win often and now 2-37; hit the frame last time but 8lb wrong for this.

100/1

3rd

17

25th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 195y

14:45 Roscommon

Serpolette

11st 1lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: E D Delany

First reserve; pretty reliable and place chance; one win since August 2020.

7th

11

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

17:05 Bellewstown

Serpolette

11st 2lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: E D Delany

prominent, went second after 5 out

14/1

Form: 7P1/P- D

Last run: 297 days

W: 10st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Maiden hurdle winner at Ayr in April 2022 but only seen once last term and was pulled up; off another 297 days.

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15th

12

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 24y

15:12 Naas

Sundrenched

11st 2lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: J J Lambe

Bumper and maiden hurdle winner; ran terribly in two handicap hurdles last month and makes no appeal.

100/1

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Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Wajaaha

The Irish Sun:

Feet Of A Dancer

SPOTLIGHT:

Como Park

TOPSPEED:

Wajaaha

POSTDATA:

Wajaaha