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15:25 Naas

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  • 1m 7f 144y
  • 16 runners
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Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £11.50
  • Place: £2.40

Form: -02517 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict

Just held on to gain a deserved success in a 2m3f handicap hurdle here last month; ran better than his finishing position suggests under a 7lb penalty two weeks later; back to the minimum trip here not guaranteed to suit but respected nonetheless.

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1st

12

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

American Money

10st 11lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

jumped right on occasions

8/1

7th

7

28th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 116y

15:45 Naas

American Money

11st 0lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

midfield, not fluent 2nd

11/2

1st

4

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 24y

15:12 Naas

American Money

11st 9lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

pressed leader, not fluent 3rd, briefly disputed lead before 4th, left in second 4 out, challenging before 2 out, led when ridden after 2 out, went clear after last, reduced lead towards finish, just did enough

5/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 432402 BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Has run into the improving Miss Pronunciation twice this season, including at Fairyhouse last time; doing well enough at the moment to get into the frame.

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1st

2

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 50y

13:45 Limerick

Lazer Wolf

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

chased clear leader, headway 2nd, led 5th, shaken up after 2 out, pushed out run-in, comfortably

5/4

2nd

11

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Lazer Wolf

10st 13lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Has run into the improving Miss Pronunciation twice this season, including at Fairyhouse last time; doing well enough at the moment to get into the frame.

6/1

2nd

5

7th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:00 Fairyhouse

Lazer Wolf

11st 6lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Nine-race maiden; too keen at Leopardstown when last seen at Christmas; some solid form previously and now tried with first-time tongue-tie; can't be ruled out.

20/1

10/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 2-6194 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 125

Form & Verdict

Clonmel maiden hurdle winner and probably put in a career best effort when a close fourth in a novice hurdle here two weeks ago; interesting runner in his first handicap.

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3rd

5

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:05 Cork

Any Road

10st 8lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: E J O’Grady

prominent, joined leaders before straight, not fluent 3 out, outpaced after 2 out, not fluent last, kept on towards finish, no match for first two

8/1

6th

1

10th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 116y

13:42 Naas

Any Road

11st 1lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: E J O’Grady

held up in rear

10/1

3rd

2

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Any Road

11st 11lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: E J O’Grady

Clonmel maiden hurdle winner and probably put in a career best effort when a close fourth in a novice hurdle here two weeks ago; interesting runner in his first handicap.

10/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: -P5301 D

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Made all to decisively land a heavy ground handicap hurdle at Gowran last month; this trip suited him well on that occasion; 11lb rise to contend with but could prove well capable.

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6th

1

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 50y

14:55 Limerick

Champagne Mahler

12st 0lb

J: Daire McConville

T: Henry De Bromhead

took keen hold, led, not fluent and joined 4th, headed after 3 out, soon weakened

4/1

4th

10

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Champagne Mahler

10st 13lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Made all to decisively land a heavy ground handicap hurdle at Gowran last month; this trip suited him well on that occasion; 11lb rise to contend with but could prove well capable.

4/1

Form: 0F-503 CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 123

Form & Verdict

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.

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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: 2-897

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a bumper for Gordon Elliott; gradual progression in three maiden hurdles; first handicap and probably worth a market check.

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14th

12

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:58 Cork

Harveys Point

11st 0lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C A Murphy

Five-race maiden; respectable handicap debut when sixth of 16 at Naas last time; doesn't look well treated but there's a chance the new trip could bring improvement.

14/1

6th

17

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Harveys Point

10st 2lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C A Murphy

Runner-up in a bumper for Gordon Elliott; gradual progression in three maiden hurdles; first handicap and probably worth a market check.

16/1

7th

6

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 150y

13:45 Navan

Harveys Point

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: C A Murphy

midfield

50/1

Form: F-9311

Last run: 120 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 120

Form & Verdict

Progressive horse last year; won narrowly at Tramore in August before following up gamely in a 3m1f handicap chase at Cheltenham in October; 11lb lower over hurdles but the big drop in trip is an obvious concern; looks the stable second string.

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3rd

21

14th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 2f 0y

Class 2

17:30 Cheltenham

Whacker Clan

11st 0lb

J: Mr J L Gleeson

T: Henry De Bromhead

Progressive last year, making all at Tramore (2m5f, soft) in August and doing likewise here (3m1f, good to soft) in October; fair seventh in 1m7f handicap hurdle at Naas 18 days ago, which could have put him spot on for today, and this lightly raced 8yo is one to be interested in for top yard.

10/1

7th

5

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Whacker Clan

11st 6lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

Progressive horse last year; won narrowly at Tramore in August before following up gamely in a 3m1f handicap chase at Cheltenham in October; 11lb lower over hurdles but the big drop in trip is an obvious concern; looks the stable second string.

8/1

1st

12

28th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 0y

Class 2

14:25 Cheltenham

Whacker Clan

10st 8lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Rallied gamely to make all at Tramore (2m5f, soft) in August and is now 2-6 over fences; could still have improvement to come but needs to take a good step forward here and Rachael Blackmore prefers Amirite.

14/1

Form: -505F6

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

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.

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1st

5

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:05 Down Royal

Intent Approach

11st 10lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: C Byrnes

didn't always jump with fluency, midfield early, towards rear 4th, headway 3 out, pressed leaders on inner before 2 out, switched left when pushed along before last, ran on to lead towards finish, won going away

13/2

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

Form: 119447 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict

Went up 8lb for winning at Galway in October and that seems to have anchored him; only down 1lb for a poor effort in a Fairyhouse novice hurdle and best watched for now.

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9th

7

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Naas

El Champo

11st 1lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

soon disputed lead on inner, led narrowly after 3rd, not fluent 4th, headed before 4 out, weakened after 3 out, tailed off

14/1

3

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:30 Gowran Park

El Champo

11st 12lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Won back-to-back over timber at Galway in October; chase debut wasn't devoid of promise back in December; below form over timber latest; needs to take his form to a new level here.

33/1

9th

6

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

El Champo

11st 5lb

J: Conor Owens

T: P J Rothwell

Went up 8lb for winning at Galway in October and that seems to have anchored him; only down 1lb for a poor effort in a Fairyhouse novice hurdle and best watched for now.

12/1

Form: 17-070 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 126

Form & Verdict

Five-time winner in Britain over hurdles and fences; cut no ice in three starts over fences for Gordon Elliott; reverts back to hurdles off a 7lb lower mark but others preferred.

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10th

1

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Grey Diamond

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Five-time winner in Britain over hurdles and fences; cut no ice in three starts over fences for Gordon Elliott; reverts back to hurdles off a 7lb lower mark but others preferred.

33/1

10th

6

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

16:10 Leopardstown

Grey Diamond

11st 1lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Career best when winning at Haydock for Sam Thomas last season; bought for £35,000 in the spring; not at the same sort of level in two runs at Fairyhouse for his new connections; back on a good mark at least.

22/1

7th

8

13th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 1f 60y

13:57 Fairyhouse

Grey Diamond

10st 11lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Dual winner over fences, the latest at Haydock for Sam Thomas towards the end of last season; interesting recruit for this yard but there wasn't a great deal of promise in his comeback run here last month.

12/1

Form: 5425U9 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Tried in a hood on his stable debut when well beaten in a 2m handicap hurdle here two weeks ago; hood is retained but has plenty to find to be a factor here.

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11th

13

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Tempo Chapter Two

10st 10lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Paul W Flynn

Tried in a hood on his stable debut when well beaten in a 2m handicap hurdle here two weeks ago; hood is retained but has plenty to find to be a factor here.

33/1

Form: 4U8-30 D

Last run: 234 days

W: 10st 5lb

7 yo Filly

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Punchestown maiden hurdle winner in the summer of 2022; was struggling in handicap hurdles when last seen in July; wants better ground.

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12th

16

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Frontline Worker

10st 5lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Henry De Bromhead

Punchestown maiden hurdle winner in the summer of 2022; was struggling in handicap hurdles when last seen in July; wants better ground.

33/1

11th

3

6th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:40 Tipperary

Frontline Worker

11st 11lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Henry De Bromhead

Won a Punchestown maiden hurdle 14 months ago; best run since when a respectable third in a Tramore handicap hurdle last month; could go well.

8/1

3rd

8

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 120y

18:50 Tramore

Frontline Worker

11st 5lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Henry De Bromhead

Hasn't progressed from winning his maiden at Punchestown and was comfortably held in her first completed handicap at Listowel (2m4f, good); this might be more her trip but has a bit to prove now.

20/1

Form: -26863

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 118

Form & Verdict

Decent form in the spring of last year and maybe the might lead to some improvement; needs to step up on what she has done this season, remote third in a Limerick claiming hurdle latest.

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4

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

15:55 Fairyhouse

Optional Mix

11st 3lb

J: Miss E Cody

T: Eoin Doyle

took keen hold, didn't jump with fluency, raced in last early, headway and prominent 7th, 3 lengths down when mistake and unseated 3 out

20/1

11th

2

4th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:30 Leopardstown

Optional Mix

12st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Eoin Doyle

Enjoyed good 2022 but runaway 2m4f Limerick hurdles win led to a massive hike and hasn't won since; handicapper relenting but remains opposable.

16/1

13th

7

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Optional Mix

11st 4lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Eoin Doyle

Decent form in the spring of last year and maybe the might lead to some improvement; needs to step up on what she has done this season, remote third in a Limerick claiming hurdle latest.

16/1

Form: 4252P2 D

Last run: 70 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Handicap hurdle winner and consistent this season without scoring, most recently when runner-up in a Thurles handicap hurdle in December; trip and ground suit and might not be far away.

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14th

14

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Big Island

10st 9lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

Handicap hurdle winner and consistent this season without scoring, most recently when runner-up in a Thurles handicap hurdle in December; trip and ground suit and might not be far away.

6/1

2nd

16

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 205y

14:35 Thurles

Big Island

10st 7lb

J: Richard Condon

T: W J Lanigan

Finding it hard to add to Galway success of 2022 although several good efforts in defeat (including on Flat); too keen and paid the price at Navan last time.

10/1

Form: 00-6P0 D

Last run: 84 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Won twice last term but well held in competitive handicaps later in campaign and again this term; hard to fancy.

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8

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Hey Johnny

11st 2lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

Won twice last term but well held in competitive handicaps later in campaign and again this term; hard to fancy.

40/1

12th

18

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Hey Johnny

10st 0lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Thomas Mullins

towards rear of midfield

20/1

Form: 001-00 D

Last run: 137 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict

Much better chaser than hurdler, as he showed when a taking winner of a big handicap chase at Punchestown in April; wants better ground ideally and probably best watched on his first run since October.

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17th

12

14th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 127y

Class 1

16:10 Cheltenham

Hereditary Rule

11st 0lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Has course form but was down the field in last year's Plate (50-1) and although he landed a good handicap at Punchestown (2m5f, yielding; wouldn't want it any softer) in April, his subsequent chase and hurdle runs leave him with much to prove.

40/1

9

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Hereditary Rule

11st 0lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Much better chaser than hurdler, as he showed when a taking winner of a big handicap chase at Punchestown in April; wants better ground ideally and probably best watched on his first run since October.

16/1

17th

10

11th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

15:00 Punchestown

Hereditary Rule

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

9/2

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Payout
Exacta €615.00
Straight Forecast €474.80
Tricast €2140.40
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Champagne Mahler

TOPSPEED:

Lazer Wolf

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Grey Diamond

The Irish Sun:

Champagne Mahler

POSTDATA:

Lazer Wolf