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13:35 Navan

Heavy

Meath Farm Machinery Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6413.04
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Meath Farm Machinery Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £1.70
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 4

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Flat winner on very testing ground last year and encouraging hurdle debut when beaten 6l at Naas in January; big player with every chance of improvement from that effort.

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11th

1

(1)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

14:15 Leopardstown

Charming Star

10st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

1m4f Listowel winner last year on testing ground and off the mark over hurdles on heavy at Navan last month; visor now replaces cheekpieces and has to be respected although ideally may want further.

13/2

1st

3

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Navan

Charming Star

11st 7lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: T G McCourt

prominent, not fluent 4 out, shaken up before 2 out, went second before last, ridden and ran on to lead run-in, pushed out

7/2

4th

3

28th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 112y

13:35 Naas

Charming Star

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: T G McCourt

midfield

12/1

40/1

  • Place: £4.00

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Balko gelding; dam third at 1m4f Flat/well held in hurdle, half-sister to winners Mail De Bievre (bumper/2m1f-2m6f French hurdle/smart chase), Sorcerer (2m hurdle/2m1f chase) and Buttes Chaumont (prolific French 11.7f-1m7f); yard's newcomers tend to need the run and not an obvious type on debut.

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4th

2

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 50y

17:15 Limerick

Balko DAnge

11st 2lb

J: Mr E P O’Brien

T: Philip Fenton

in touch with leaders, prominent 2f out, outpaced over 1f out

8/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Getaway gelding; brother to winners Banks Boy (2m hurdle) and Arabian Diamond (bumper), half-brother to point/2m2f hurdle winner Floral Fantasy; dam 2m hurdle winner, half-sister to useful German middle-distance performer/high-class jumper up to 2m5f Foreman; one of the more appealing newcomers and market support would making him interesting; full brother also makes his debut in the 3.15 for the same connections.

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3rd

12

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Navan

Welcome Back

11st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

led at slow pace, wandered on approach and jumped slightly left 1st, going okay and clear after 2 out, weakened and headed run-in, lost second final strides

5/1

Form:

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Won a Redcar maiden for Jack Channon last year; tailed off when 100-1 for his hurdle bow at Naas when never involved; plenty to find.

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9th

9

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 150y

14:23 Cork

Milteye

11st 7lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: E J O’Grady

Flat winner who left his hurdle debut behind when fourth of 14 at Navan earlier this month; room for improvement in the jumping department; should be in the mix for the places.

15/2

4th

7

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Navan

Milteye

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: E J O’Grady

Won a Redcar maiden for Jack Channon last year; tailed off when 100-1 for his hurdle bow at Naas when never involved; plenty to find.

18/1

12th

8

28th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 112y

13:35 Naas

Milteye

11st 7lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: E J O’Grady

towards rear

16/1

Form: 5

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Modest performer on the Flat for Andrew Balding and was tailed off when jumping poorly on hurdle bow a fortnight ago; yard in-form but others more obvious.

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8th

16

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:07 Down Royal

Club Manager

11st 2lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield

14/1

5th

4

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Navan

Club Manager

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Modest performer on the Flat for Andrew Balding and was tailed off when jumping poorly on hurdle bow a fortnight ago; yard in-form but others more obvious.

16/1

5th

1

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:42 Gowran Park

Club Manager

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Gavin Cromwell

Two wins for Andrew Balding, on heavy ground on turf and on AW; runner-up in a Southwell handicap last October before changing hands for 47,000gns; dropped away in the final quarter-mile on Irish debut in a 2m handicap at Dundalk last month; no doubts about fitness.

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Fascinating Rock gelding; half-brother to 1m1f winner Theophilos (RPR 84); dam unraced half-sister to 7f 2yo winner Scots Piper out of 1m2f winner/Irish Oaks second Miss Jean Brodie; hard to see him playing a part on debut.

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6th

6

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Navan

Ilbdare

11st 7lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: Mark Michael McNiff

Fascinating Rock gelding; half-brother to 1m1f winner Theophilos (RPR 84); dam unraced half-sister to 7f 2yo winner Scots Piper out of 1m2f winner/Irish Oaks second Miss Jean Brodie; hard to see him playing a part on debut.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Seven-race maiden on the Flat in France and bought for 13,000euros since; not bred for this; tough ask on yard debut.

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8th

4

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Limerick

Drum Roll

11st 2lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

Placed on the Flat in France; remote seventh at Navan on Irish and hurdling debut; unseated at first flight at Cork.

20/1

12

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:10 Cork

Drum Roll

11st 0lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Paul Nolan

Showed a bit on the Flat in France but tailed off on hurdles bow at Navan earlier this month.

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Won off a mark of 58 when last seen on the level at Galway; not bred for this game but should relish testing ground at least.

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7th

17

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Naas

Granns Boy

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: H Rogers

Won off 58 on final Flat start but showed little when tailed off at Navan last month.

200/1

8th

5

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Navan

Granns Boy

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: H Rogers

Won off a mark of 58 when last seen on the level at Galway; not bred for this game but should relish testing ground at least.

50/1

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Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Achieved a useful level over form up to 1m2f on the Flat for Charlie Fellowes in Britain with a peak RPR of 91; type the trainer does well with and the yard flying; market support would be significant ahead of hurdle debut.

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10th

7

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:10 Cork

Shahbaz

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Flat winner in Britain; soundly beaten in both maiden hurdles and likely to be more effective handicapping.

50/1

14th

18

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:07 Down Royal

Shahbaz

11st 2lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield

14/1

9th

8

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Navan

Shahbaz

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Achieved a useful level over form up to 1m2f on the Flat for Charlie Fellowes in Britain with a peak RPR of 91; type the trainer does well with and the yard flying; market support would be significant ahead of hurdle debut.

9/4

20/1

Form: 6

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Never involved when finishing sixth of 13 at Gowran (SP 125-1) a fortnight ago; much more required and pedigree suggests he may want further.

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17th

17

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 150y

14:23 Cork

Wing Back

11st 7lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: S Curling

Shown nothing in two starts at triple figure odds so far.

100/1

10th

13

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Navan

Wing Back

11st 7lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: S Curling

Never involved when finishing sixth of 13 at Gowran (SP 125-1) a fortnight ago; much more required and pedigree suggests he may want further.

20/1

6th

13

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:42 Gowran Park

Wing Back

11st 7lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: S Curling

Fifth foal; half-brother to bumper and hurdle winner Mr Fred Rogers; dam maiden in bumpers/hurdles/chases.

50/1

Form:

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Won back-to-back over middle distances on the Flat for Robert Eddery; beaten a huge distance when tailed off at Gowran on yard debut on this sort of ground; 80-1 that day and probably best watched for now.

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18th

14

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 150y

14:23 Cork

Someones Wish

11st 7lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Dual winner on AW in Britain last year but tailed off in two maiden hurdles since and best watched for now.

33/1

11th

10

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Navan

Someones Wish

11st 7lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Won back-to-back over middle distances on the Flat for Robert Eddery; beaten a huge distance when tailed off at Gowran on yard debut on this sort of ground; 80-1 that day and probably best watched for now.

7/1

10th

12

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:42 Gowran Park

Someones Wish

11st 7lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Improved for the step up from spirit distances after going handicapping, winning two low-level AW events at around 1m2f, at Wolverhampton and Lingfield; concerning that he ran poorly on the two occasions he encountered soft ground.

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Diamond Boy filly; half-sister to 2m-2m4f hurdle/useful chase winner Coach Carter; dam Listed bumper and useful 2m4f-3m hurdle/chase winner, out of 2m4f hurdle/2m6f chase winning half-sister to 2m6f/3m2f hurdle winner Firetree; more of a staying prospect.

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OUR TIP

Form:

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Only 18-1 when making his debut in a Naas bumper in January but was too keen and beaten a long way out; plenty of stamina in his pedigree; four of his five half-brothers (all winners) preferred quicker ground than what he'll get here.

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2

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Navan

Balovale

11st 7lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: E J O’Grady

Only 18-1 when making his debut in a Naas bumper in January but was too keen and beaten a long way out; plenty of stamina in his pedigree; four of his five half-brothers (all winners) preferred quicker ground than what he'll get here.

16/1

11th

1

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:47 Naas

Balovale

11st 10lb

J: Niall Moore

T: E J O’Grady

Eighth foal; half-brother to winners Downthecellar (1m7f-2m2f chase), Commandant (2m/2m5f hurdle/chase), Harvey's Quay (2m hurdle/3m chase), Betty Dutton (2m4f hurdle) and Gwen Tadhg (2m1f/2m2f hurdle); dam bumper/useful 2m hurdle winner; home-bred son of Zambezi Sun and related to plenty of stable winners; hooded for his debut.

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

One win from four starts on the level in France, staying on well to make all when last seen in November; bought for 20,000euros since and interesting recruit for this yard but possibly more of a long term project.

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9

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Navan

Sir Callisto

11st 7lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: A J Martin

One win from four starts on the level in France, staying on well to make all when last seen in November; bought for 20,000euros since and interesting recruit for this yard but possibly more of a long term project.

20/1

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Payout
Exacta €157.00
Straight Forecast €173.40
Trifecta €778.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Charming Star

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Charming Star

POSTDATA:

Charming Star

The Irish Sun:

Charming Star