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17:27 Wexford

Heavy

Wexford Racecourse (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race

  • Prize money: £5130.43
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 10 runners
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Wexford Racecourse (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race

Runners: 10 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly coudy

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W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Fourth to subsequent Willie Mullins-trained bumper winner Port Joulain in a point-to-point at Borris House in December; dam showed little but is a half-sister to National Hunt Chase winner Chicago Grey; family of Minella Indo; wears tongue-tie.

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Form: 33

Last run: 76 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Fourth at Ballingarry last May on sole point start; showed promise when third on bumper debut at Sligo in October; improved on that when taking the same place at Fairyhouse in January on stable debut, winner Staffordshire Knot won a maiden hurdle by a big margin and has been Grade 3-placed.

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5th

2

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

17:15 Cork

Donnie Devito

12st 0lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Third in a Sligo bumper for Michelle Gannon and ran equally well on his stable debut when third in a Fairyhouse bumper in January; should go well back up in trip.

8/1

3rd

2

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:35 Fairyhouse

Donnie Devito

12st 0lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Fourth in sole point start and showed promise on bumper debut at Sligo in October behind two decent types; new yard now and is capable of another decent showing.

10/1

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Form: 5

Last run: 35 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Faded to finish last of five on his belated debut at Navan; faces a tough task against his juniors.

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5th

2

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 150y

16:45 Navan

Holddoor

12st 0lb

J: Mr J L Gleeson

T: Paul Nolan

raced in fourth, in rear halfway, weakened from under 2f out

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Cost E95,000 at three; first foal out of a French 2m5f chase winner; deserves automatic respect as the Mullins runner in a race of this standard.

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6th

7

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

17:15 Cork

Jackson Wood

12st 0lb

J: Mr C Mullins

T: W P Mullins

First foal; dam French 2m5f chase winner, half-sister to French winners Unica Conti (1m7f AQPS Flat) and Tamara Conti (12.5f AQPS Flat and 2m2f chase) out of French 1m4f AQPS Flat winner; lots of French winners in his pedigree; likely to make the market but the competition is quite strong.

2/1

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W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

First foal; dam bumper winner, half-sister to point winner The Lask; may need experience.

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8th

3

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 150y

17:38 Navan

Lynchy Boy

12st 0lb

J: Mr J P O’Neill

T: Philip Fenton

Affinisea gelding; dam bumper winner, half-sister to point winner The Lask out of unraced sister to smart front-running 2m chaser My Young Man and useful 2m-3m hurdle/chase winner Cliffalda; best watched on debut for yard with low strike-rate in bumpers.

40/1

Form: 5

Last run: 22 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

33-1, eased after his chance had gone when a remote last of five on debut at Fairyhouse.

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5th

3

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Fairyhouse

Nelson Eddie

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: R P Rath

led at steady pace, headed 5f out, weakened from 4f out

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Cost E60,000 at three; fifth foal, half-brother to three winners; dam French Flat/hurdles winner; respected trainer/rider combination; tongue-tie on for debut.

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4th

6

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 150y

17:38 Navan

Net Boy

12st 0lb

J: Mr Finian Maguire

T: Barry Connell

took keen hold, towards rear early, in touch with leaders over 5f out

12/1

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W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

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Eighth foal; half-brother to chase winner Auld Sod and bumper scorer You Caught My Eye, and two point winners; pulled up on debut in a point at Lismore two years ago and absent since

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5th

7

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 150y

17:38 Navan

Private Policy

12st 0lb

J: Mr J P O’Rourke

T: P O’Rourke

raced wide, prominent, joined winner after 6f, led 6f out

200/1

Form: 0-724

Last run: 49 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a heavy ground 2m2f Limerick bumper at Christmas; beaten 40l in fourth behind the Champion Bumper winner Jasmin De Vaux at Naas seven weeks ago.

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5

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 0y

17:40 Gowran Park

RememberHesmine

12st 0lb

J: Mr A P Fahey

T: P G Fahey

Went close in a heavy ground Limerick bumper on his penultimate start but only remote fourth since and both pedigree and the way he's shaped suggest he may need further.

25/1

Form: 7-

Last run: 680 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Flemensfirth half-sister to four winners; dam unraced half-sister to the high-class Back In Front; showed ability when seventh of 17 in a bumper at Cork in May 2022; long absence to overcome.

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3rd

4

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:40 Cork

Slip Jig

11st 11lb

J: Miss J Townend

T: Colin Motherway

Flemensfirth half-sister to four winners; dam unraced half-sister to the talented Back In Front; raced a bit keenly and failed to run to market expectations when seventh of 17 over C&D on debut in May 2022; long absence to overcome; Jody Townend aboard.

11/4

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Verdict

The Willie Mullins-trained newcomer Jackson Wood has to be taken very seriously, but perhaps the experience gained by twice-placed DONNIE DEVITO will prove crucial. [Alan Sweetman]

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Donnie Devito

The Irish Sun:

Net Boy

POSTDATA:

Donnie Devito