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15:20 Thurles

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Horse & Jockey Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £8208.7
  • 1m 7f 132y
  • 8 runners
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Horse & Jockey Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £14.00
  • Place: £3.80

Form: 150-03 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Won a Naas handicap hurdle last March; decent effort on his second run back when third in a Tramore handicap hurdle three weeks ago; might have more progress in him.

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

1st

5

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

1m 7f 132y

15:20 Thurles

Little Mixup

11st 2lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

pressed leaders, prominent behind clear leaders after 3 out, went modest second when raced wide before 2 out, headway when nudged along before last, led and went clear run-in

10/1

3rd

4

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 180y

12:30 Tramore

Little Mixup

11st 10lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Handicap suffered for winning three handicaps in four starts during last season; this is at least a drop in grade from his last two assignments and conditions will be fine.

16/1

19th

16

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Little Mixup

10st 0lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Miss Shauna Larkin

prominent

14/1

7/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 106541 CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 4lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 120

Form & Verdict

Eight-time winner under both codes and returned to his best form when landing a C&D handicap hurdle last month; up 6lb for that and definitely on the short-list here.

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

2nd

4

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

1m 7f 132y

15:20 Thurles

Pakens Rock

11st 4lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Barry T Murphy

Eight-time winner under both codes and returned to his best form when landing a C&D handicap hurdle last month; up 6lb for that and definitely on the short-list here.

7/1

1st

10

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 205y

14:35 Thurles

Pakens Rock

11st 0lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Barry T Murphy

Seven-time winner (four at Galway) over hurdles/fences who was not discredited back hurdling at Cork the last twice, more needed.

14/1

4th

7

26th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:45 Cork

Pakens Rock

11st 4lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Barry T Murphy

in touch with leaders

12/1

OUR TIP

16/1

  • Place: £4.60

Form: 50F-50 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 123

Form & Verdict

Three wins over hurdles but not at his best last year; best effort when fifth to Pakens Rock over C&D last month; not to be discounted totally.

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

5th

4

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Zoffanien

11st 9lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Has returned to some sort of form this season and a fair effort when third in a Thurles handicap hurdle last time; not one to discount.

12/1

3rd

3

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

1m 7f 132y

15:20 Thurles

Zoffanien

11st 7lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Three wins over hurdles but not at his best last year; best effort when fifth to Pakens Rock over C&D last month; not to be discounted totally.

16/1

Form: 99P0-0 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Dual winner over hurdles for the Skeltons; two good efforts on the Flat and not disgraced in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Leopardstown; could have more to offer.

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

4th

8

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

1m 7f 132y

15:20 Thurles

Doctor Parnassus

10st 9lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Richard John O’Brien

Dual winner over hurdles for the Skeltons; two good efforts on the Flat and not disgraced in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Leopardstown; could have more to offer.

14/1

11th

9

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Doctor Parnassus

11st 11lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Richard John O’Brien

midfield

12/1

6th

1

(19)

4th Aug 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 14y

20:40 Galway

Doctor Parnassus

10st 2lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Richard John O’Brien

Fair performer for David O'Meara on the Flat before a spell over jumps; encouraging yard debut last week over insufficient 1m2f and well worth another go at this trip.

14/1

Form: 23383

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 7lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Still a maiden but has some reasonable maiden hurdle form and finished a respectable third in a Listed handicap at Limerick mlast month; each-way claims.

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

5th

11

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

1m 7f 132y

15:20 Thurles

Mercury Mission

10st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael John O’Connor

Still a maiden but has some reasonable maiden hurdle form and finished a respectable third in a Listed handicap at Limerick mlast month; each-way claims.

11/2

3rd

9

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:30 Limerick

Mercury Mission

10st 11lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Michael John O’Connor

Fair maiden on the level was placed in maiden/novice company in the summer; hung and jumped right when beaten 20l on handicap debut in the Lartigue at Listowel so going this way should help but heavy ground a concern.

14/1

8th

19

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Listowel

Mercury Mission

10st 6lb

T: Michael John O’Connor

Placed in two maidens and in a Galway novice event; did well to finish third behind Mystical Power and Samui on the latter occasion and looks fairly treated relative to Dark Note on that running; first reserve.

Form: 529865 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Not far behind Little Mixup at Tramore last time but overall handicap form leaves him with something to find.

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

6th

7

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

1m 7f 132y

15:20 Thurles

Cerberus

10st 10lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Augustine Leahy

Not far behind Little Mixup at Tramore last time but overall handicap form leaves him with something to find.

16/1

5th

5

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 180y

12:30 Tramore

Cerberus

11st 6lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: Augustine Leahy

Not as good as he was; still travels well in his races but often finds little for pressure, as was again the case at Cork last time; however, this is probably more his trip and mark continues to slide; could go well.

8/1

6th

4

26th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:45 Cork

Cerberus

11st 6lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: Augustine Leahy

towards rear

20/1

Form: -12F23

Last run: 77 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 128

Form & Verdict

Winning hurdler but already a better chaser, winning a Ballinrobe beginners and narrowly failing in a Grade 3 at Punchestown; not quite at his best in a tongue-tie (now discarded) at Cork in November when last seen; could be well in off this mark.

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

5

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

15:45 Navan

Senecia

11st 3lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Vincent Laurence Halley

prominent

33/1

6th

5

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

14:25 Leopardstown

Senecia

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Vincent Laurence Halley

Won a Ballinrobe beginners' event last May; best run in defeat, when going close in a Grade 3 at Punchestown in October; below that standard in a tongue-tie at Cork in November; pulled up in a recent handicap hurdle at Thurles; out of his depth here.

150/1

0

1

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

1m 7f 132y

15:20 Thurles

Senecia

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Vincent Laurence Halley

Winning hurdler but already a better chaser, winning a Ballinrobe beginners and narrowly failing in a Grade 3 at Punchestown; not quite at his best in a tongue-tie (now discarded) at Cork in November when last seen; could be well in off this mark.

4/1

Form: 2-505

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a Punchestown festival bumper last year; reasonable efforts in a trio of maiden hurdles; could well have a bit in reserve for his handicap debut.

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

8th

15

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Intent Approach

10st 8lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: C Byrnes

Runner-up in a Punchestown festival bumper last year; fell on his handicap debut at Thurles and jumped poorly at Punchestown last time; best watched for now.

14/1

6th

7

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 198y

15:20 Punchestown

Intent Approach

10st 5lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: C Byrnes

Runner-up in a Punchestown festival bumper last year; reasonable efforts in a trio of maiden hurdles and seemingly well fancied when falling on his handicap debut at Thurles; could well be a factor here if that has not left a mark.

7/2

0

9

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

1m 7f 132y

15:20 Thurles

Intent Approach

10st 7lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: C Byrnes

Runner-up in a Punchestown festival bumper last year; reasonable efforts in a trio of maiden hurdles; could well have a bit in reserve for his handicap debut.

5/2

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Payout
Exacta €573.00
Straight Forecast €1005.40
Tricast €16346.10
Trifecta €10042.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Intent Approach

TOPSPEED:

Cerberus

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Senecia

The Irish Sun:

Intent Approach

POSTDATA:

Cerberus