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13:12 Clonmel

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ClonmelRaces.ie (Q.R.) Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 3f 14y
  • 17 runners
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ClonmelRaces.ie (Q.R.) Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

6/4 (Won)

  • Win: £1.60
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 20-

Last run: 267 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Point winner; runner-up in a bumper when turned over at odds on but wasn't disgraced in the Champion Bumper when last seen; 267-day absence no major concern for one from this yard and plenty of stamina on the dam's side of his pedigree, suggesting this step up in trip may suit.

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6th

2

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 2y

13:42 Naas

Chapeau De Soleil

11st 12lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Point winner in May 2022; runner-up in a Fairyhouse bumper later that year; not disgraced in mid-division in the Champion Bumper at Cheltenham; made all under today's rider to beat modest opposition readily in a maiden hurdle at Clonmel a month ago; unexposed but Ile Atlantique looks like the stable's best hope.

8/1

1st

5

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

13:12 Clonmel

Chapeau De Soleil

11st 4lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Point winner; runner-up in a bumper when turned over at odds on but wasn't disgraced in the Champion Bumper when last seen; 267-day absence no major concern for one from this yard and plenty of stamina on the dam's side of his pedigree, suggesting this step up in trip may suit.

6/4

OUR TIP

12/1

  • Place: £11.80

Form: 45P/3-

Last run: 376 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Bumper winner; distant third in a maiden hurdle when last seen; has four RPRs in the low 100s but he will need more in this and he's been off 376 days.

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4th

5

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 198y

15:20 Punchestown

Chosen Thyme

10st 10lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

Lightly-raced bumper winner and seems to have had his issues; very good runner-up after a year off in a Clonmel maiden hurdle in December and drops back in trip here after he was well beaten over 2m7f here last month; others preferred but should do better today.

14/1

4th

2

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 7f 25y

14:55 Punchestown

Chosen Thyme

11st 12lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

Very lightly raced and clearly not the easiest to train since winning a Kilbeggan bumper on debut in 2021; fine effort after 13 months off when chasing home Chapeau De Soleil in a Clonmel maiden hurdle last month; the winner ran respectably considering how badly he jumped in the Grade 1 at Naas on Friday; respected in a race lacking huge strength in depth.

5/1

2nd

1

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

13:12 Clonmel

Chosen Thyme

11st 12lb

J: Mr E P O’Brien

T: Philip Fenton

Bumper winner; distant third in a maiden hurdle when last seen; has four RPRs in the low 100s but he will need more in this and he's been off 376 days.

12/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 3514-3 C

Last run: 185 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Bolted up in a bumper here last season and two solid runs in defeat subsequently; return to testing ground could be in his favour and he warrants respect back over timber despite 185-day absence.

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3rd

3

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 50y

11:40 Down Royal

Great Universe

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Martin Brassil

Former wide margin bumper winner showed good potential on recent debut over hurdles at Clonmel when a solid third behind a well regarded Grade One entered winner; entitled to come on from that and interesting here with a first-time tongue-tie also added.

6/1

3rd

2

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

13:12 Clonmel

Great Universe

11st 12lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: Martin Brassil

Bolted up in a bumper here last season and two solid runs in defeat subsequently; return to testing ground could be in his favour and he warrants respect back over timber despite 185-day absence.

4/1

3rd

1

5th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:20 Listowel

Great Universe

12st 0lb

J: Mr John Reddington

T: Martin Brassil

Wide margin winner at Clonmel on heavy ground and creditable fourth in winners' contest at Punchestown when getting closer to the promising winner Ballyburn than he had when they previously clashed at the same venue; respected.

7/2

Form: 4

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

1-6 in points; outpaced over a bit further than this on his rules debut at Galway in October and has a mountain to climb here.

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4th

6

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 198y

14:50 Punchestown

Magic Sadler

11st 12lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

in touch with leaders, towards rear 5th

8/1

3rd

4

27th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 65y

15:25 Fairyhouse

Magic Sadler

11st 12lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

raced wide, in touch with leaders, headway after 3 out, went third before 2 out, kept on

14/1

5th

6

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

14:35 Limerick

Magic Sadler

11st 10lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Point winner on heavy in March; respectable runs in first two maidens, most recently over this trip at Clonmel when fourth of 17 at huge odds.

7/1

Form: 2

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Modest form in two points but outran odds of 250-1 when runner-up in a maiden hurdle at Naas last month; hard to gauge the level of that form with the odds on favourite finishing tailed off but he's entitled to come on for the run and should be in the mix.

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7th

4

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 198y

15:20 Punchestown

Prince Palace

11st 0lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: P A Fahy

Stepped up in trip to reasonable effect in a pair of Fairyhouse maiden hurdles; drops back in trip here and no surprise should he try to make it a test; each-way chance.

8/1

3rd

6

13th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

13:22 Fairyhouse

Prince Palace

11st 1lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: P A Fahy

visibility reduced by fog, midfield behind clear leader, headway when prominent when mistake 3 out, soon went second, led just before 2 out, headed before last, no extra when lost second towards finish

5/1

2nd

5

16th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 52y

14:15 Fairyhouse

Prince Palace

11st 4lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: P A Fahy

raced in fourth behind clear leader, headway on outer and went third 3 out, led approaching last, headed run-in, no match for winner

11/2

Form: 5

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a point; tailed off here on hurdle bow last month on similar ground; bit to prove after that.

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5th

3

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 180y

12:00 Tramore

Ballybrack Wood

11st 4lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

midfield, some headway after 3 out, soon no impression

20/1

6th

4

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

13:12 Clonmel

Ballybrack Wood

11st 4lb

J: Mr J L Gleeson

T: Henry De Bromhead

Runner-up in a point; tailed off here on hurdle bow last month on similar ground; bit to prove after that.

22/1

5th

2

9th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 80y

12:30 Clonmel

Ballybrack Wood

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

First foal; dam unraced sister to point/bumper winner Western Zephyr; family has produced some talented jumpers; second in a maiden point at Dromahane 12 months ago; 5l winner Minella Double was an odds-on winner of a maiden hurdle at Hexham last month for Olly Murphy.

16/1

Form:

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Tailed off 150-1 shot at Punchestown last week on debut; can only be watched.

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21th

4

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:12 Naas

Hatfield Hammer

11st 12lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Paul Nolan

Soundly beaten in three runs over hurdles so far; makes no appeal here.

200/1

16th

4

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:58 Limerick

Hatfield Hammer

10st 13lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

Soundly beaten in two runs over hurdles and makes little appeal here.

66/1

7th

9

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

13:12 Clonmel

Hatfield Hammer

11st 4lb

J: Mr B Finn

T: Paul Nolan

Tailed off 150-1 shot at Punchestown last week on debut; can only be watched.

150/1

Form: 13

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Bumper winner at Kelso early in season; didn't jump with fluency when third of 14 in a maiden hurdle at Fairyhouse last month but should have learnt plenty and his pedigree suggests the step up in trip may help.

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8th

3

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

13:12 Clonmel

St Cuthberts Cave

11st 12lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Gordon Elliott

Bumper winner at Kelso early in season; didn't jump with fluency when third of 14 in a maiden hurdle at Fairyhouse last month but should have learnt plenty and his pedigree suggests the step up in trip may help.

3/1

Form: 69-200

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a bumper here in May but tailed off twice since; has plenty to find and may be one for handicaps.

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1st

10

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

15:55 Punchestown

Pipers Boreen

10st 6lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Shane Nolan

raced wide, prominent, not fluent 3rd, not fluent 4th, joined leader before 3 out, led going okay after 2 out, briefly headed before last, rallied when led again run-in, kept on well, just did enough

9/2

2nd

17

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 143y

13:15 Fairyhouse

Pipers Boreen

10st 8lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Shane Nolan

in touch with leaders early, midfield behind clear leader before 4 out

18/1

9th

18

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

13:12 Clonmel

Pipers Boreen

10st 11lb

J: Mr A P Ryan

T: Shane Nolan

Runner-up in a bumper here in May but tailed off twice since; has plenty to find and may be one for handicaps.

50/1

Form: 44

Last run: 154 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Failed to complete in four points; shown a bit more over timber but has plenty to find; off 154 days.

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10th

6

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

13:12 Clonmel

Glas Acres

11st 4lb

J: Mr A T Feeney

T: Frank John Hayes

Failed to complete in four points; shown a bit more over timber but has plenty to find; off 154 days.

100/1

4th

5

6th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

18:50 Tipperary

Glas Acres

11st 4lb

J: E Walsh

T: Frank John Hayes

Failed to complete in a point-to-point; ran okay on his hurdles debut at Kilbeggan last month but more needed here.

50/1

4th

5

4th Jun 2023

Good

2m 2f 59y

13:50 Kilbeggan

Glas Acres

11st 12lb

J: E Walsh

T: Frank John Hayes

towards rear of midfield, mistake 1st, not fluent 3rd, some headway with one circuit to go, mistake and ridden 4 out, no chance from 2 out, stayed on and went remote fourth run-in

100/1

Form: 0F

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Shown nothing in two starts at huge odds so far.

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11th

7

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

13:12 Clonmel

Grizzley Adams

11st 4lb

J: Mr L Burke-Ott

T: Alexander Ott

Shown nothing in two starts at huge odds so far.

200/1

0

3

17th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:50 Wexford

Grizzley Adams

10st 13lb

J: Mr A Burke-Ott

T: Alexander Ott

towards rear, weakened 10th, tailed off when fell 2 out

100/1

11th

8

27th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:00 Sligo

Grizzley Adams

11st 2lb

J: Mr A Burke-Ott

T: Alexander Ott

Quest For Peace gelding comes from a family principally associated with sprint winners.

33/1

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Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Poor form in a pair of point starts and hard to make a case for; off 249 days.

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0

8

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

13:12 Clonmel

Hagi

11st 4lb

J: Mr E Finegan

T: Ciaran Murphy

Poor form in a pair of point starts and hard to make a case for; off 249 days.

200/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Zambezi son gelding; half-brother to bumper winner Too Falutin; dam well beaten bumper/maiden hurdles, half-sister to bumper/2m hurdle winner Miss Nomer and 2m4f hurdle winner Goban Saor; tough ask for a newcomer.

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12

21st Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 148y

13:45 Punchestown

Monslatt

11st 4lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: E J O’Grady

Has shown little of any merit in a maiden hurdle and a bumper so far; makes little appeal.

66/1

4th

2

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 34y

15:35 Leopardstown

Monslatt

12st 0lb

J: Mr Hugo Hunt

T: E J O’Grady

in touch with leaders

100/1

0

11

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

13:12 Clonmel

Monslatt

11st 4lb

J: Mr Hugo Hunt

T: E J O’Grady

Zambezi son gelding; half-brother to bumper winner Too Falutin; dam well beaten bumper/maiden hurdles, half-sister to bumper/2m hurdle winner Miss Nomer and 2m4f hurdle winner Goban Saor; tough ask for a newcomer.

66/1

Form: 2

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

2-9 in points and encouraging start to life under rules when runner-up in a course maiden hurdle; every chance he will relish this step up in trip and could be a lively outsider for a place.

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9th

8

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:30 Fairyhouse

On Lovers Walk

11st 4lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Gerard Kelleher

midfield

8/1

3rd

8

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

1m 7f 132y

12:30 Thurles

On Lovers Walk

11st 6lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Gerard Kelleher

didn't always jump with fluency, midfield, in touch with leaders 5th, outpaced when jumped slightly right 2 out, ran on after last, went third towards finish

7/2

2nd

10

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

14:35 Limerick

On Lovers Walk

11st 8lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Gerard Kelleher

Won two points in the spring and creditable second on rules debut in Clonmel maiden; pulled up over this trip at same venue last time; tongue-tie.

10/1

Form: U50

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Poor form in three starts so far including over a similar trip here last month; hard to fancy.

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0

16

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

13:12 Clonmel

Val Rapide

11st 4lb

J: Miss Charlotte Butler

T: E Sheehy

Poor form in three starts so far including over a similar trip here last month; hard to fancy.

100/1

14th

16

9th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 80y

12:30 Clonmel

Val Rapide

11st 4lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

Unseated at first on debut at Gowran; remote last of five finishers at Downpatrick.

100/1

5th

6

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 110y

15:35 Downpatrick

Val Rapide

11st 4lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: E Sheehy

held up in rear, jumped slightly right 3rd, badly hampered by faller 5th

50/1

Form:

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 11lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Beaten long way out when 250s for debut 13 days ago; tough ask.

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17

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

13:12 Clonmel

Howl A Minute

10st 11lb

J: Mr T O’Connor

T: Turlough O’Connor

Beaten long way out when 250s for debut 13 days ago; tough ask.

250/1

14th

13

24th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 55y

11:50 Fairyhouse

Howl A Minute

10st 12lb

J: Mr T O’Connor

T: Turlough O’Connor

First foal; dam bumper/point winner out of unraced half-sister to 1m1f/10.5f winner Marilaya (dam of smart 2m jumper Maralan); another by Getaway and cost 2,800euros as a yearling; likely best watched for future reference.

100/1

Form: U0

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Third reserve; unseated early on debut and tailed off last week; best watched.

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8th

18

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:05 Gowran Park

The Lucky Lobster

11st 4lb

J: Mr J M Fennell

T: Declan Queally

Not sighted on his last four runs in maiden hurdles; plenty more needed on his handicap debut.

50/1

8th

15

11th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 116y

14:45 Clonmel

The Lucky Lobster

11st 12lb

J: Mr J M Fennell

T: Declan Queally

Poor form in four runs so far including when tailed off at 250-1 at Tramore last week.

200/1

6th

11

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 180y

12:00 Tramore

The Lucky Lobster

11st 4lb

J: Mr J M Fennell

T: Declan Queally

never better than midfield, no extra from 3 out

200/1

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Payout
Exacta €521.00
Straight Forecast €594.30
Trifecta €1678.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Secrecies Of Stone

The Irish Sun:

Chapeau De Soleil

SPOTLIGHT:

Great Universe