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John Mulhern Galmoy Hurdle (Grade 2)

  • Prize money: £18726.09
  • 3m 0f 0y
  • 4 runners
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John Mulhern Galmoy Hurdle (Grade 2)

Runners: 4 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

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5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.20

Form: 12/29- D

Last run: 273 days

W: 11st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 152

Form & Verdict

Won 2020 Albert Bartlett; Unbeaten in first four chases including 2021 Flogas Novice and Brown Advisory; off for two years until fine comeback second in Grade 2 hurdle at Fairyhouse last April; later in the month didn't jump well when last of 9 in Grade 1 Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown on quicker ground.

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

1st

3

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:15 Gowran Park

Monkfish

11st 3lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

didn't always jump with fluency, held up in last but in touch with leaders, switched to far side before 9th, mistake 10th, shaken up when challenging on near side of group after 2 out, led approaching last, went clear run-in, pushed out

5/2

9th

5

27th Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 130y

17:25 Punchestown

Monkfish

11st 10lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Top-class staying novice hurdler in 2020, winning the Albert Bartlett at Cheltenham; won three Grade 1s over fences following season but was absent after being beaten at this meeting; ran a stormer over hurdles on comeback at Fairyhouse over 2m4f when just behind Asterion Forlonge; can improve from that.

9/2

Form: 216-02 D

Last run: 47 days

W: 11st 3lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 141

Form & Verdict

2018 Supreme Novices' winner; won a Thurles conditions hurdle last March before a respectable effort in a Punchestown Grade 1; behind Ashdale Bob then, but in front of a below-par Monkfish; now at the veteran stage but showed enthusiasm when second in a 3m1f handicap at Navan last month.

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

2nd

4

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:15 Gowran Park

Summerville Boy

11st 3lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

2018 Supreme Novices' winner; won a Thurles conditions hurdle last March before a respectable effort in a Punchestown Grade 1; behind Ashdale Bob then, but in front of a below-par Monkfish; now at the veteran stage but showed enthusiasm when second in a 3m1f handicap at Navan last month.

12/1

2nd

2

9th Dec 2023

Soft

3m 1f 50y

13:42 Navan

Summerville Boy

11st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Formerly a top-class novice hurdler; won a Thurles conditions hurdle last March before a respectable effort in a Punchestown Grade 1; however, was poor on return at Naas last month and has to bounce back.

20/1

14th

1

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 200y

14:00 Naas

Summerville Boy

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

towards rear

12/1

Form: 2P5-53

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 150

Form & Verdict

Losing sequence stretches back to April 2021; below best in high-level races after Grade 1 second behind Home By The Lee over 3m at Leopardstown 13 months ago; not beaten far in fifth in the Prix La Barka at Auteuil in June; should be better for his run behind Sir Gerhard at Punchestown late last month; may struggle to reverse form with runner-up Thedevilscoachman.

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

5th

4

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

14:45 Navan

Ashdale Bob

11st 3lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Mrs John Harrington

in touch with leaders, not fluent 4th, prominent after 7th, led narrowly before 2 out, headed after 2 out, weakened approaching last

5/1

3rd

1

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:15 Gowran Park

Ashdale Bob

11st 3lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Mrs John Harrington

Losing sequence stretches back to April 2021; below best in high-level races after Grade 1 second behind Home By The Lee over 3m at Leopardstown 13 months ago; not beaten far in fifth in the Prix La Barka at Auteuil in June; should be better for his run behind Sir Gerhard at Punchestown late last month; may struggle to reverse form with runner-up Thedevilscoachman.

7/2

3rd

2

31st Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 15y

14:15 Punchestown

Ashdale Bob

11st 6lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Mrs John Harrington

Losing sequence stretches back to April 2021; below best in high-level races after Grade 1 second behind Home By The Lee over 3m at Leopardstown a year ago; not beaten far in fifth in the Prix La Barka at Auteuil in June; big chance here if fully fit and back to his best.

3/1

Form: 11P-72 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 152

Form & Verdict

Won 2022 Boyne Hurdle at Navan from Ashdale Bob; dual Grade 3 winner over fences last year, showing plenty of stamina in races at Naas and Limerick; improved from his return to action in the Troytown Chase when splitting Sir Gerhard and Ashdale Bob at Punchestown; first-time cheekpieces now; could be hard to beat.

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

4th

5

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:15 Gowran Park

Thedevilscoachman

11st 3lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Noel Meade

Won 2022 Boyne Hurdle at Navan from Ashdale Bob; dual Grade 3 winner over fences last year, showing plenty of stamina in races at Naas and Limerick; improved from his return to action in the Troytown Chase when splitting Sir Gerhard and Ashdale Bob at Punchestown; first-time cheekpieces now; could be hard to beat.

7/4

2nd

6

31st Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 15y

14:15 Punchestown

Thedevilscoachman

11st 6lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Noel Meade

Won 2022 Boyne Hurdle from Ashdale Bob; Dual Grade 3 winner over fences this year; should be better for his return to action in the Troytown Chase.

4/1

7th

4

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:30 Navan

Thedevilscoachman

11st 4lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Noel Meade

Shaped like he didn't stay when pulled up in the Irish National when last seen 223 days ago; interesting back down in trip and he handles quicker ground.

5/1

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Payout
Exacta €88.00
Straight Forecast €110.20
Trifecta €217.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Thedevilscoachman

POSTDATA:

Ashdale Bob

The Irish Sun:

Monkfish

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Thedevilscoachman

TOPSPEED:

Thedevilscoachman