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Navan Handicap Hurdle (Listed Race)

  • Prize money: £23086.96
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 11 runners
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Navan Handicap Hurdle (Listed Race)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.80
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 520-11 CD

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 131

Form & Verdict

Has left last year's form behind with back-to-back C&D wins, the latest a Listed handicap when getting the better of re-opposing Lord Erskine; up 12lb but the front two pulled clear and he's clearly progressive.

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

2nd

2

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:20 Clonmel

Harvard Guy

11st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

raced in second throughout, ridden before last, no chance with winner when mistake last, kept on

11/8

1st

1

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Navan

Harvard Guy

11st 12lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

in touch with leaders, prominent behind clear leaders after 3rd

6/1

1st

6

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:10 Navan

Harvard Guy

10st 7lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

midfield, headway and prominent halfway, went second after 4 out, led approaching last, ridden and went clear run-in, kept on well, comfortably

6/1

8/1

  • Place: £6.90

Form: 61-65P D

Last run: 69 days

W: 10st 11lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Won at Fairyhouse towards the end of last season but shown nothing in two runs this term, pulled up a long way out latest.

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

8

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 135y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Kilbree Warrior

10st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

led, clear from 1st, much reduced lead before 4 out, headed before 3 out, soon weakened

11/2

2nd

11

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Navan

Kilbree Warrior

10st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Oliver McKiernan

led, went clear after 3rd

8/1

0

15

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 200y

14:00 Naas

Kilbree Warrior

10st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

soon led, clear after 1st, 5 lengths ahead halfway, much reduced lead 4 out, headed 3 out, soon weakened

20/1

OUR TIP

11/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 00-913 C BF

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 129

Form & Verdict

Made it 3-8 over timber in a 2m handicap here on his penultimate start and creditable run when third of 13 at Leopardstown last month; should go well back up in trip; yard's first-string.

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

14th

11

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Leopardstown

Fortunedefortunata

10st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Quite lightly raced; up 9lb for a decisive win in a Navan handicap hurdle in November and has run well twice since; up another 2lb for that and that makes this a tough assignment.

20/1

3rd

3

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Navan

Fortunedefortunata

11st 10lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield

11/2

3rd

6

27th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:20 Leopardstown

Fortunedefortunata

10st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

raced in third behind clear leaders, headway before 2 out, short of room and switched right approaching last, ran on well run-in, went third post

9/2

Form: -F2464

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

9l behind Harvard Guy over C&D last time and 7l behind Lord Erskine; doesn't look particularly well treated at present.

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

5th

11

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 135y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Talk In The Park

10st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ross O’Sullivan

midfield

10/1

4th

12

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Navan

Talk In The Park

10st 8lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Ms Margaret Mullins

prominent, prominent behind clear leaders after 3rd

10/1

4th

12

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:10 Navan

Talk In The Park

10st 0lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Ms Margaret Mullins

midfield, some headway approaching last, kept on and went fourth final 110yds, not reach leaders

16/1

Form: 2211/8

Last run: 62 days

W: 11st 10lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 129

Form & Verdict

Missed all of 2021; has run okay on the Flat since joining this yard but he was tailed off over 2m6f back over hurdles here latest; has become well treated and jockey is good value for the 5lb he can claim; not ruled out.

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

5th

4

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Navan

Make Good

11st 10lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Shane Crawley

towards rear, reminder after 3rd, not fluent 6th

20/1

8th

1

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 0y

13:55 Navan

Make Good

12st 0lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Shane Crawley

Not seen in this sphere since a Grade 2 win at Cheltenham in December 2020; missed all of 2021 and most of 2022; has shown he retains some ability on the level since but whether he's up to this sort of mark back over timber is hard to gauge.

9/2

2nd

16

(18)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

16:07 Curragh

Make Good

9st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Shane Crawley

midfield, prominent after 4f, keeping on when switched right towards far side over 1f out, ran on well and went second towards finish, just failed

16/1

Form: 520-32 C

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 121

Form & Verdict

Fairly prolific sort on the Flat and is 3-18 over hurdles; big run over C&D behind Harvard Guy last month and he's 10lb better off for a 2l defeat; ought to go well.

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

1st

21

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Leopardstown

Lord Erskine

10st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: H Rogers

Won a valuable Flat handicap at the Curragh in September and carried that form over to hurdling; went closest when second to Harvard Guy over 2m4f at Navan but well below that form against the same rival two weeks ago; strong pace will suit and could go well at a big price.

33/1

6th

9

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Navan

Lord Erskine

11st 2lb

J: J J Slevin

T: H Rogers

towards rear

5/1

2nd

7

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:10 Navan

Lord Erskine

10st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: H Rogers

in touch with leaders, smooth headway after 2 out, went second and pressed leader approaching last, no impression run-in

8/1

Form: 6/524-

Last run: 364 days

W: 11st 10lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 129

Form & Verdict

Not seen since finishing fourth in a beginners' on this card last year; probably needs a bit further than this and entitled to need the run.

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

7th

5

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 147y

15:55 Naas

Capilano Bridge

10st 10lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Returned from a year off to run okay in a Listed handicap hurdle at Navan; probably best watched still.

33/1

7th

2

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Navan

Capilano Bridge

11st 10lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

midfield, mistake and lost ground 1st, soon dropped to rear

20/1

4th

2

21st Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:52 Navan

Capilano Bridge

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Just two starts over fences but left his chase debut behind when runner-up at Fairyhouse earlier this month; ground is fine and any further improvement would see him firmly in the mix.

5/1

Form: /21U-7 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 125

Form & Verdict

Progressive over hurdles a couple of seasons ago; won on chase debut last season and while he's struggled both chase starts since, he's interesting back up in trip over timber; workable mark.

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

18

4th Feb 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 107y

15:20 Leopardstown

Drumbear

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: John C McConnell

Off the track for a year after winning a Limerick beginners chase 14 months ago; ran okay in a handicap chase over 2m1f here at Christmas before beaten out of sight in a Listed handicap hurdle at Navan two weeks ago; looks up against it here.

100/1

8th

6

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Navan

Drumbear

11st 6lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

soon raced in second, chased clear leader after 3rd

6/1

7th

2

26th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

14:55 Leopardstown

Drumbear

11st 10lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

in touch with leaders on inner

5/1

Form: U-PP00 C

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 126

Form & Verdict

Won back-to-back over hurdles last season but has really struggled since and shown nothing in two runs for this yard.

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

9th

5

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Navan

Itswhatunitesus

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: H Rogers

Won back-to-back over hurdles last season but has really struggled since and shown nothing in two runs for this yard.

33/1

10th

5

27th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:20 Leopardstown

Itswhatunitesus

10st 13lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: H Rogers

in rear, mistake 1st

33/1

10th

2

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:10 Navan

Itswhatunitesus

11st 6lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: H Rogers

towards rear

50/1

Form: 5-7071 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 122

Form & Verdict

Beaten 22l on handicap debut but came in for some significant market support when winning back at that venue last month; up 17lb but won with plenty in hand and is less exposed than some in here.

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

0

8

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Navan

Catch The Beast

11st 3lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Edward Cawley

midfield

3/1

1st

12

31st Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 15y

14:45 Punchestown

Catch The Beast

10st 1lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Edward Cawley

travelled strongly, prominent behind clear leaders, mistake 7th, went second before 2 out, led and went clear when nudged along before last, eased towards finish, easily

25/1

7th

10

25th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 160y

15:08 Punchestown

Catch The Beast

10st 10lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Edward Cawley

Hasn't shown much in four maiden hurdle starts and his opening mark looks harsh.

25/1

Form: /F70-8 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 121

Form & Verdict

Struggled last season and tailed off on this season's return; plenty to prove, particularly at this level.

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

9

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 20y

14:52 Gowran Park

Rodaniche

11st 8lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Struggled last season and same story on both outings this term, blinkers tried now; trainer appears to have stronger candidates

20/1

0

10

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Navan

Rodaniche

11st 2lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

never better than midfield, mistake 5th

33/1

8th

5

31st Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 15y

14:45 Punchestown

Rodaniche

11st 5lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Maiden hurdle winner on heavy but struggled in handicaps last season; absent since February and questions to answer on return.

12/1

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Payout
Exacta €637.00
Straight Forecast €561.30
Tricast €2850.20
Trifecta €3838.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Drumbear

TOPSPEED:

Talk In The Park

The Irish Sun:

Fortunedefortunata

SPOTLIGHT:

Lord Erskine

POSTDATA:

Drumbear