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15:55 Punchestown

Soft To Heavy

SBK Mares Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5900
  • 2m 7f 150y
  • 9 runners
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SBK Mares Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £7.80
  • Place: £2.00

Form: -20082

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Came right back to form in her first handicap at Fairyhouse last month, staying on well for finish second to an in-form rival; cheekpieces retained here and likely to get involved despite going up 4lb.

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

1st

10

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

15:55 Punchestown

Pipers Boreen

10st 6lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Shane Nolan

raced wide, prominent, not fluent 3rd, not fluent 4th, joined leader before 3 out, led going okay after 2 out, briefly headed before last, rallied when led again run-in, kept on well, just did enough

9/2

2nd

17

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 143y

13:15 Fairyhouse

Pipers Boreen

10st 8lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Shane Nolan

in touch with leaders early, midfield behind clear leader before 4 out

18/1

9th

18

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

13:12 Clonmel

Pipers Boreen

10st 11lb

J: Mr A P Ryan

T: Shane Nolan

Runner-up in a bumper here in May but tailed off twice since; has plenty to find and may be one for handicaps.

50/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 475362

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Busy since winning a maiden hurdle at Thurles in March, but thriving on it and put in her best effort when just touched off by a well handicapped horse over C&D last month; up 2lb but has a leading chance here.

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2nd

6

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

15:55 Punchestown

No Fussing

11st 2lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

towards rear, slightly hampered when switched right 4 out, headway 3 out, pressed leaders going okay after 2 out, switched right when briefly led before last, headed when ridden and kept on well run-in, just held

4/1

2nd

1

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 7f 25y

15:25 Punchestown

No Fussing

11st 13lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

Won 2m5f Thurles maiden last term and some okay runs in handicaps, invariably putting in best work at the finish; gets this trip and one to consider, especially if ridden handier.

8/1

6th

3

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 194y

15:00 Punchestown

No Fussing

11st 13lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

Won 2m5f Thurles maiden last term and some okay runs in handicaps, most recently at same venue when staying-on third over 2m7f; good chance of seeing this trip out and one to consider.

12/1

7/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 3-3993

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Ordinary form since going handicapping; improvement stepped up to 2m4f in a mares handicap here last month and should be suited by this step up in trip; could play a hand.

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No / Draw
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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

3rd

4

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 67y

14:35 Punchestown

Bestaline

11st 11lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Flat winner over 2m in France is now 0-5 hurdling, some promise in maidens but two underwhelming runs in handicaps and will need to improve for this step up in trip.

9/1

Form: 78-534 C

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 13lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Has won on heavy; decent third in a 3m handicap here in December but failed to build on that at Fairyhouse last month; good enough to get involved.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

8

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

15:55 Punchestown

Lizlucky

10st 13lb

J: Sarah Kavanagh

T: Patrick T Foley

Has won on heavy; decent third in a 3m handicap here in December but failed to build on that at Fairyhouse last month; good enough to get involved.

8/1

4th

6

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 50y

13:50 Fairyhouse

Lizlucky

11st 6lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Patrick T Foley

prominent, in touch with leaders 8th, brief headway before 2 out, weakened approaching last

9/1

3rd

2

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 194y

15:00 Punchestown

Lizlucky

11st 13lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Patrick T Foley

Consistent sort last term, holding her form well after getting off the mark over hurdles in a mares' hurdle at Clonmel on heavy; last month's Thurles comeback not without promise and should come on for it.

14/1

Form: 856

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Improved effort in a 2m4f mares maiden here last month; handicap debut and looks the stable first-string; interesting to see what the market makes of her.

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

5th

9

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

15:55 Punchestown

Get Down To It

10st 9lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

Improved effort in a 2m4f mares maiden here last month; handicap debut and looks the stable first-string; interesting to see what the market makes of her.

7/1

6th

3

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 73y

13:55 Punchestown

Get Down To It

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

Well beaten in a pair of Fairyhouse maiden hurdles; needs this for a handicap mark.

50/1

5th

11

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 143y

12:40 Fairyhouse

Get Down To It

11st 5lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Thomas Gibney

Fourth runner for Tom Gibney; big price and well beaten in mares' maiden over C&D in November; can only be watched.

200/1

OUR TIP

Form: F7-506

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Filly

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Well beaten in a pair of handicap hurdles after a fruitless spell at Dundalk; others appeal much more.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

2

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

15:55 Punchestown

Hidden Land

11st 12lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: Andrew Kinirons

Well beaten in a pair of handicap hurdles after a fruitless spell at Dundalk; others appeal much more.

25/1

6th

1

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 67y

14:35 Punchestown

Hidden Land

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Andrew Kinirons

Twice a winner over hurdles and also won on the Flat at Down Royal in September; never counted (pulled hard) on hurdles return at Leopardstown under amateur rider but drops in class here so can't be safely ruled out.

14/1

14th

3

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Hidden Land

12st 0lb

J: Mr B Lawless

T: Andrew Kinirons

pulled hard, held up in rear

25/1

Form: 3U5P70

Last run: 81 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Filly

OR: 104

Form & Verdict

Lost her way of late and tailed off here in November; best form is on better ground and enough to prove at present.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

5

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

15:55 Punchestown

Katherine

11st 4lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: Adrian Sexton

Lost her way of late and tailed off here in November; best form is on better ground and enough to prove at present.

33/1

16th

7

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 107y

14:40 Punchestown

Katherine

11st 7lb

J: Mr H E Sexton

T: Adrian Sexton

chased clear leader, lost position 6th

20/1

Form: 124433 D

Last run: 41 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Showed herself to be a solid stayer when easily landing a 3m handicap hurdle at Wexford in August; 22lb higher when a fairly solid third in a 2m4f mares handicap at Limerick over Christmas; stays this trip well and one for the shortlist here.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

14:20 Clonmel

Sarah Beara

10st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

raced in third throughout, weakened before last, no match for first two

50/1

1

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

15:55 Punchestown

Sarah Beara

12st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

soon midfield, 3 lengths down when hampered by faller and unseated 4 out

5/1

3rd

5

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:08 Limerick

Sarah Beara

11st 4lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

Showed herself to be a solid stayer when easily landing a 3m handicap hurdle at Wexford in August; 22lb higher now having run respectably in Grade 3 company last time; drop back in trip not guaranteed to suit and probably opposable on that basis alone.

10/1

Form: 99/34- C

Last run: 571 days

W: 11st 12lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 112

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner over hurdles for the Hartys; debuts for Tom Gibney here and probably best watched on her first start for 19 months.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

15:55 Punchestown

Whatucallher

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Thomas Gibney

led early, raced in second after 2nd, joined leader when fell 4 out

12/1

3rd

1

29th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Whatucallher

11st 12lb

J: N Terrassin

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

20/1

9th

2

24th Mar 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

16:25 Cork

Whatucallher

11st 10lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

Has struggled in competitive races on her last couple of starts and unsuited by a drop in trip latest; doesn't look well treated at present but the return to 3m will suit.

12/1

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Payout
Exacta €224.00
Straight Forecast €166.10
Tricast €723.60
Trifecta €952.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

No Fussing

TOPSPEED:

Lizlucky

The Irish Sun:

Pipers Boreen

RP RATINGS (IRE):

No Fussing

POSTDATA:

Lizlucky