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Limerick Racecourse Opportunity Mares Maiden Hurdle

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  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 10 runners
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Limerick Racecourse Opportunity Mares Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.80
  • Place: £1.10

Form: -72805

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Best effort when runner-up in a C&D maiden in October; well beaten three times since, including a 2m4f mares' handicap hurdle here five weeks ago.

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

1st

9

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Limerick

Mag Dillane

11st 7lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: E McNamara

midfield, in touch with leaders before 6th, headway and challenging home turn, led approaching last, pushed out

5/2

5th

12

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:08 Limerick

Mag Dillane

10st 5lb

J: Niall Moore

T: E McNamara

Best effort when runner-up in a 2m maiden hurdle here in October; well beaten twice since, including a handicap hurdle on the inner circuit here; others preferred.

20/1

10th

4

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Limerick

Mag Dillane

11st 8lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Moderate third in a bumper at this venue last November; pleasing second in a C&D maiden hurdle on penultimate start; 2m4f perhaps too far when well beaten at Cork last time.

10/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Failed to complete her first two starts in points; proved a revelation at Ballindenisk last month, landing a mares' maiden with a massive amount in hand; probably did not have much to beat, but she is a half-sister to a couple of hurdle winners and could go well; hooded.

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

2nd

8

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

13:10 Clonmel

Lep Around

10st 13lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Miss M Harding

prominent, pressed winner before straight, no extra before last, no match for winner

14/1

2nd

8

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Limerick

Lep Around

11st 7lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Miss M Harding

in touch with leaders, not fluent 2nd, prominent before 6th, challenging home turn, ridden after 2 out, kept on well but no match for winner

6/1

66/1

  • Place: £8.40

Form:

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Touched off in a four-runner Tinahely point-to-point in October; well held at Dromahane the following month; completely tailed off in a Thurles bumper last month after leading to half-way.

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

5

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

13:10 Clonmel

Ixigreczed

10st 13lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: E Seymour

Tried to make all in a Limerick maiden hurdle last time, fading into third after several jumping errors; going the right way but this looks a tough ask.

33/1

3rd

6

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Limerick

Ixigreczed

11st 7lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: E Seymour

led and clear, not fluent 5th, mistake 4 out, reduced lead when mistake 3 out, faced challenges home turn, headed approaching last, mistake last, soon weakened

66/1

16th

7

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 205y

15:45 Thurles

Ixigreczed

11st 11lb

J: Mr P Lake

T: E Seymour

Cost 3,000euros as a 3yo; half-sister to French winners Fatines (2m1f hurdle/2m4f chase) and Hoola Hoop (1m4f-1m7f AQPS Flat and 2m2f-2m4f hurdle/chase); dam AQPS Flat winner; front-runner touched off on debut in Tinahely point-to-point in October but well held at Dromahane following month; best watched on bumper debut.

40/1

Form: 6-6583

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Placed in three of her six starts in bumpers and has obtained plenty of hurdling experience; not a bad run last time when beaten 4l and 8l behind a Willie Mullins-trained-pair at Clonmel; appears to have a good opportunity now.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

1

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Limerick

Ah Fuhgeddaboudit

11st 7lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

prominent early, in touch with leaders before 6th

5/4

Form: U00

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ran once on Flat; unseated on hurdling debut and has shown nothing in two starts since then.

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

5th

5

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Limerick

Inatosha

11st 7lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Anthony McCann

Ran once on Flat; unseated on hurdling debut and has shown nothing in two starts since then.

100/1

19th

14

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:12 Cork

Inatosha

11st 5lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Anthony McCann

Poor Flat run on AW on debut; unseated after mistakes on hurdle bow and jumped poorly again when tailed off at Naas last month.

100/1

14th

7

14th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Naas

Inatosha

11st 7lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Anthony McCann

Well beaten on sole Flat start and started at 200/1 when unseated on hurdling debut; best watched for now.

200/1

Form: 24/3-9

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed in two bumpers for her previous trainer; should improve from her seasonal/yard debut at Clonmel but probably needs better ground.

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

6th

3

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Limerick

Dreamz

11st 7lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Terence O’Brien

Placed in two bumpers for her previous trainer; should improve from her seasonal/yard debut at Clonmel but probably needs better ground.

14/1

9th

7

11th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 116y

14:10 Clonmel

Dreamz

10st 13lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Terence O’Brien

Placed in a couple of bumpers; poor efforts on the Flat more recently and needs to step up on hurdle bow but not without a place squeak.

17/2

8th

9

(9)

11th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:50 Tramore

Dreamz

9st 4lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Brian Nolan

towards rear, some headway on inner over 2f out, ridden and no impression over 1f out

66/1

Form: 8

Last run: 119 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Was 50-1, lost ground at the start and detached throughout on her debut in a bumper at Galway in October.

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

13

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

13:10 Clonmel

Princess Fiadh

10st 13lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: K A Heffernan

Beaten a total of 220 lengths in a bumper and a maiden hurdle; makes no appeal.

100/1

7th

11

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Limerick

Princess Fiadh

11st 7lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: K A Heffernan

Was 50-1, lost ground at the start and detached throughout on her debut in a bumper at Galway in October.

66/1

8th

6

3rd Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 160y

17:20 Galway

Princess Fiadh

11st 3lb

J: Mr R W Barron

T: K A Heffernan

Third foal; half-sister to US 2m1f hurdle winner Kicking Myself; dam unraced sister to bumper winner Ultimate Horseman, half-sister to winners Toby Lerone (useful 2m4f-3m hurdle/chase), Rising Time (bumper/2m hurdle) and Mr Warbucks (2m hurdle/2m2f chase); stable doesn't have many bumper runners.

50/1

Form: 0-9430

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Best of her bumper efforts have been on good ground, although she ran respectably on soft at Tramore in November; tailed off at the same venue last month; no hurdling experience but possible place chance.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

11

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

13:10 Clonmel

Noriska De La Mare

10st 13lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Philip Fenton

Placed in a couple of bumpers; well beaten on her hurdles debut at Limerick last month and no obvious chance on that form.

50/1

8th

10

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Limerick

Noriska De La Mare

11st 7lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Philip Fenton

Best of her bumper efforts have been on good ground, although she ran respectably on soft at Tramore in November; tailed off at the same venue last month; no hurdling experience but possible place chance.

6/1

12th

11

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 205y

15:45 Thurles

Noriska De La Mare

11st 11lb

J: Mr E P O’Brien

T: Philip Fenton

Best efforts have been on good ground, was putting in best work at the finish on soft at Tramore latest, her first run after a break; back on better ground here and could go well.

8/1

Form: P0

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Pulled up on debut at Cork; tailed off at this venue on second attempt; can be ruled out.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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9th

4

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Limerick

Flickering Ellie

11st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Pulled up on debut at Cork; tailed off at this venue on second attempt; can be ruled out.

100/1

13th

19

28th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:20 Limerick

Flickering Ellie

10st 11lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

prominent, bad mistake and dropped to midfield 1st

0

22

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

12:45 Cork

Flickering Ellie

11st 5lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

First foal out of a Flat and hurdles winner, one of four declared for this by her trainer.

100/1

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Form:

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed twice from 11 outings on the Flat; best form last year when second over 1m6f at Killarney in August; showed her inexperience when handed a tough task on her hurdling debut in a strong maiden at Leopardstown; hood may help now.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

13:10 Clonmel

Chatterbox

10st 13lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: John Joseph Murphy

Touched off in a couple of Flat handicaps at Killarney; would have been placed but for a last flight fall at Limerick last month; more needed here.

33/1

0

2

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Limerick

Chatterbox

11st 7lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: John Joseph Murphy

took keen hold, towards rear, headway 3 out

12/1

18th

22

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Leopardstown

Chatterbox

11st 0lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: John Joseph Murphy

towards rear throughout

33/1

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Straight Forecast €204.80
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Selections

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