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Bar One Racing “Guaranteed Overnight Prices” Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6004.42
  • 2m 0f 185y
  • 10 runners
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Bar One Racing “Guaranteed Overnight Prices” Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £42.50
  • Place: £8.50

Form: 1R-300 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 12st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Gained a first win since 2020 in a Limerick handicap hurdle in March; has tended to struggle since then; others preferred.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

3

31st Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 15y

14:45 Punchestown

Cafe Con Leche

11st 8lb

J: Mr A D Bustin

T: C Byrnes

Loves testing conditions, gaining fourth win over hurdles with 40-1 success earlier this month in 2m1f Cork handicap, coming with good late turn of foot under today's rider for cosy win; up 8lb for that and yet to win over this far but respected.

11/4

1st

1

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

14:45 Cork

Cafe Con Leche

12st 2lb

J: Mr A D Bustin

T: C Byrnes

Gained a first win since 2020 in a Limerick handicap hurdle in March; has tended to struggle since then; others preferred.

16/1

10th

5

18th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:55 Navan

Cafe Con Leche

11st 6lb

J: Mr A D Bustin

T: C Byrnes

Gained a first win since 2020 in a Limerick handicap hurdle in March; well held in similar conditions at Galway last month and low-key fourth on the Flat since; others preferred.

33/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: P74F-2 CD

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

C&D winner in 2021; no further success but has returned to form; backed up a good Flat run at the Curragh with second over hurdles at Thurles; solid claims.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

5

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 77y

13:25 Punchestown

Ricky Bobby

11st 12lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

Reverted to hurdles last twice when just held in a handicap at Thurles and overhauled late at Cork last month; has gone up 5lb but comes here in form and unlikely to be far away.

4/1

2nd

7

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

14:45 Cork

Ricky Bobby

10st 13lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

C&D winner in 2021; no further success but has returned to form; backed up a good Flat run at the Curragh with second over hurdles at Thurles; solid claims.

5/1

2nd

5

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 46y

15:05 Thurles

Ricky Bobby

11st 10lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

No wins over hurdles for more than two years but career best Flat effort last time and he's down to a good mark for his return to this sphere; can't be ruled out.

10/1

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4/1

  • Place: £1.20

Form: -44234 D BF

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Let down by his jumping when favourite for a handicap hurdle at Thurles last time; useful Flat/chase form before that; should be thereabouts of jumping better.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

3

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

14:45 Cork

The Banger Doyle

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: John Queally

Let down by his jumping when favourite for a handicap hurdle at Thurles last time; useful Flat/chase form before that; should be thereabouts of jumping better.

4/1

4th

5

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 138y

14:30 Thurles

The Banger Doyle

11st 11lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: John Queally

Progressive over fences since last seen over hurdles; beaten 4l in a Flat maiden here when last seen; could be very well treated from this sort of mark back over timber and Kelly is good value for his 5lb.

11/2

Form: 42-641

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Promoted to 102 over fences after easy handicap chase win at Thurles; big chance off 96 and has the advantage of race fitness over Skinnider who beat him in a 20-runner C&D handicap in April.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

1

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 70y

14:03 Thurles

McGrath From Clune

12st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Robert Tyner

jumped right on occasions, held up in rear, headway when raced wide after 5 out

2/1

7th

8

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 77y

13:25 Punchestown

McGrath From Clune

11st 6lb

J: Mr J H Williamson

T: Robert Tyner

Comfortable winner of a handicap chase at Thurles in November; would have been closer but for a bad mistake at the last at Cork last time revertting to hurdles; one for the shortlist.

6/1

Form: 0801- D

Last run: 280 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Returned from a break to win over 1m4f at Roscommon in August; kept ticking over with a Navan run; maiden hurdle winner at Wexford in March; could be well treated and hood tried.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

4

(12)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Secret Rock

9st 9lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: A J Martin

dwelt start, held up in rear, headway when bit short of room 2f out, challenging over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

11/2

1st

3

(5)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Secret Rock

9st 13lb

J: Jake Coen

T: A J Martin

midfield on inner, headway and in touch with leaders over 2f out, went second over 1f out, pushed along to lead inside final furlong, ridden clear when hung left inside final 110yds

11/2

Form: 0701-3 CD

Last run: 218 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Big price when beating today's rival McGrath From Clune over C&D in April; showed that was not a fluke whn third over 2m4f here in May; absent since then.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

4

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

13:45 Down Royal

Skinnider

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Martin Hassett

Won at Cork last April off 7lb lower but has been below that level last twice and needs to return to her best.

11/1

8th

29

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Skinnider

10st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Martin Hassett

midfield

6th

8

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

14:45 Cork

Skinnider

10st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Martin Hassett

Big price when beating today's rival McGrath From Clune over C&D in April; showed that was not a fluke whn third over 2m4f here in May; absent since then.

8/1

Form: 4/55-7

Last run: 159 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Last five runs have been over fences; no hurdles run since third at Limerick two years ago; stiff task.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

5

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

14:45 Cork

Cregane Ned

11st 0lb

J: Seamus Cronin

T: Paul O’Flynn

Last five runs have been over fences; no hurdles run since third at Limerick two years ago; stiff task.

20/1

7th

3

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

15:35 Tipperary

Cregane Ned

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Paul O’Flynn

took keen hold, prominent, mistake and lost position 4th

12/1

5th

3

16th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

17:00 Clonmel

Cregane Ned

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Paul O’Flynn

Point-to-point winner and hurdles winner here; not seen since running respectably in a Killarney handicap chase in October; probably best watched this time.

16/1

Form: 806

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Sixth in a C&D maiden last month was a step in the right direction on his third maiden appearance; merits respect in his first handicap.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

11

28th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 116y

15:45 Naas

Pride Of Place

10st 8lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Michael Hourigan

midfield

7/2

3rd

5

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 24y

15:12 Naas

Pride Of Place

11st 9lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Michael Hourigan

Showed some ability in maiden hurdles; no impression on his handicap hurdle debut at Cork last month but could well be capable of better; watch market moves.

20/1

Form: 93-39

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Flat winner over 2m in France; third behind the top-class Zarak The Brave in a juvenile hurdle last season; back from 11 months off to finish a respectable third in a mares' maiden hurdle at Limerick in October; dropped in class now after keeping good company at Down Royal.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

18

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 20y

14:52 Gowran Park

Bestaline

11st 0lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Needs to step up on the form she has shown in handicaps so far; remote third at Punchestown last time; cheekpieces may help

14/1

3rd

4

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

15:55 Punchestown

Bestaline

11st 11lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

jumped right on occasions, pressed leader early, led after 1st, steadied 3rd, joined before 3 out

7/1

Form: 9060-0 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner; 0-13 over hurdles and generally disappointing since a spell of good form early last season; 50-1 when tailed off at Punchestown on seasonal debut.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

17th

1

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:42 Naas

Moulane West

12st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Mark Michael McNiff

No win over hurdles, a stat which was not improved by a first flight unseat at Down Royal a couple of weeks ago; makes little appeal.

50/1

0

6

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

12:48 Down Royal

Moulane West

11st 10lb

J: Alan King

T: Mark Michael McNiff

mistake and unseated 1st

33/1

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Non-runners

Billy Lee Swagger, Derry Lad

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Payout
Exacta €2918.00
Straight Forecast €1638.30
Tricast €4026.80
Trifecta €10828.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

McGrath From Clune

The Irish Sun:

Skinnider

POSTDATA:

Ricky Bobby

TOPSPEED:

The Banger Doyle

RP RATINGS (IRE):

McGrath From Clune