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Racing Home For Easter Festival 30th March To 1st April Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5130.43
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 13 runners
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Racing Home For Easter Festival 30th March To 1st April Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £15.40
  • Place: £3.70

Form: 099848

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Not a bad effort at Punchestown on the second of three handicap starts, but held by Moonlight Getaway on that evidence; others preferred.

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

6th

7

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Limerick

Knockbrack Rambler

11st 7lb

J: Mr C J Shine

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

midfield

4/1

1st

7

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Knockbrack Rambler

11st 10lb

J: Mr C J Shine

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Not a bad effort at Punchestown on the second of three handicap starts, but held by Moonlight Getaway on that evidence; others preferred.

14/1

8th

6

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:55 Clonmel

Knockbrack Rambler

11st 10lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

didn't always jump with fluency, prominent, mistake 2 out (usual 3 out), no extra home turn, soon weakened

7/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 003423

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Has made the frame on her last four starts; second to a well-fancied winner in 2m1f handicap at Down Royal on penultimate start (made a mistake at the last and rider briefly lost a rein, eased after her chance had gone); faded from the last over this trip at Punchestown last time.

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

2nd

10

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

15:50 Naas

Shana Cloon

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield

7/2

2nd

6

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Shana Cloon

11st 11lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Has made the frame on her last four starts; second to a well-fancied winner in 2m1f handicap at Down Royal on penultimate start (made a mistake at the last and rider briefly lost a rein, eased after her chance had gone); faded from the last over this trip at Punchestown last time.

5/1

OUR TIP

8/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: -623P6

Last run: 52 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Placed in big-field handicaps over C&D and at Down Royal in December; had an excuse for disappointing run when favourite at Fairyhouse in January (lost both front shoes in running); failed to produce her best form when sixth at Punchestown five days later.

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

5th

9

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

15:50 Naas

Gold Haven

11st 5lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Paul W Flynn

soon prominent

7/1

3rd

1

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Gold Haven

12st 0lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Paul W Flynn

Placed in big-field handicaps over C&D and at Down Royal in December; had an excuse for disappointing run when favourite at Fairyhouse in January (lost both front shoes in running); failed to produce her best form when sixth at Punchestown five days later.

8/1

Form: -00440

Last run: 105 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Exposed low-grade maiden but ran well in a 2m4f Wexford handicap on penultimate start; hard to fancy after a poor run at Clonmel in December.

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

20

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 180y

16:50 Naas

Cornmarket

11st 0lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: M Flannery

Modest but only beaten around 9l when fourth in 2m4f handicaps at Wexford and last time, after 105 days off, at Cork; first try at 3m.

12/1

4th

14

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Cornmarket

11st 2lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: M Flannery

Exposed low-grade maiden but ran well in a 2m4f Wexford handicap on penultimate start; hard to fancy after a poor run at Clonmel in December.

16/1

10/1

Form: 709472

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Decent effort when fourth in a 2m3f handicap hurdle at Limerick at Christmas; failed to match that form at Punchestown; second over a longer trip at Limerick last time, beaten 13l so needs to find a bit more.

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

5th

12

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Imbolc

11st 3lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

Decent effort when fourth in a 2m3f handicap hurdle at Limerick at Christmas; failed to match that form at Punchestown; second over a longer trip at Limerick last time, beaten 13l so needs to find a bit more.

10/1

2nd

13

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 60y

15:10 Limerick

Imbolc

11st 1lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 4 out, prominent after 3 out, led narrowly home turn, headed after 2 out, kept on, no match for winner

16/1

7th

10

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 7f 25y

15:25 Punchestown

Imbolc

10st 13lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: E Sheehy

Limerick fourth at Christmas was a step in the right direction; not sure if this longer trip will suit though.

10/1

Form: 60P39P

Last run: 185 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Ran well at big price when third in a maiden at Ballinrobe last August; saddle slipped in a handicap at the same venue on next stat; struggled in a maiden at the Listowel festival; first outing for this yard.

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

6th

9

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Rewrite The Script

11st 6lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Matthew A Daly

Ran well at big price when third in a maiden at Ballinrobe last August; saddle slipped in a handicap at the same venue on next stat; struggled in a maiden at the Listowel festival; first outing for this yard.

14/1

0

7

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:45 Listowel

Rewrite The Script

11st 8lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

in touch with leaders, lost ground after 1st, reminder with one circuit to go

33/1

9th

6

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 14y

18:35 Ballinrobe

Rewrite The Script

11st 7lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: Eugene M O’Sullivan

disputed lead, led narrowly 3rd, faced challenge 2 out, soon headed, weakened quickly approaching last

9/1

Form: P43423

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Eight-race maiden hurdler went closest when just touched off in 2m4f Fairyhouse handicap in January on heavy; despite making mistakes, ran quite creditably when third on his chasing debut at Clonmel; worth considering.

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

7th

5

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Junot

11st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Winters

Eight-race maiden hurdler went closest when just touched off in 2m4f Fairyhouse handicap in January on heavy; despite making mistakes, ran quite creditably when third on his chasing debut at Clonmel; worth considering.

4/1

3rd

10

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 82y

16:05 Clonmel

Junot

10st 3lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Winters

didn't always jump with fluency, midfield early

12/1

Form: 00-622 BF

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Well-backed favourite when runner-up in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Punchestown in January, form boosted by third-placed Balum; again headed the market when second over fences at Thurles four weeks ago; should be hard to beat.

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

8th

2

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Moonlight Getaway

11st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Donal Hassett

Well-backed favourite when runner-up in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Punchestown in January, form boosted by third-placed Balum; again headed the market when second over fences at Thurles four weeks ago; should be hard to beat.

11/4

2nd

7

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 6f 16y

14:53 Thurles

Moonlight Getaway

11st 9lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: Donal Hassett

jumped right on occasions, didn't always jump with fluency, soon midfield, lost position when not fluent 5th, headway 3 out, went second and switched left before last, kept on but no match for winner

7/2

2nd

10

29th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Punchestown

Moonlight Getaway

11st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Donal Hassett

From a shrewd outfit and unexposed; caught the eye on handicap debut here a year ago; money for him next time but made no impact; drifted like a barge before finishing sixth at Clonmel after nine months off; note the betting.

10/1

Form: 500832

Last run: 166 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Maiden has had a break since a couple of placings last autumn, clear second over 2m at Fairyhouse on second occasion off just 1lb lower; place chance if reappearing in similar shape.

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

9th

8

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Depeche Mo

11st 6lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Eric Larkin

Maiden has had a break since a couple of placings last autumn, clear second over 2m at Fairyhouse on second occasion off just 1lb lower; place chance if reappearing in similar shape.

8/1

33/1

Form: /PP893

Last run: 176 days

W: 11st 1lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Placed for the first time on his 17th start, finishing a remote third in a handicap chase at Sligo last August; the stable traditionally does well with old horses, but hard to make a case for him otherwise.

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

10th

16

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Justakeg

11st 1lb

J: G B Noonan

T: V T O’Brien

Placed for the first time on his 17th start, finishing a remote third in a handicap chase at Sligo last August; the stable traditionally does well with old horses, but hard to make a case for him otherwise.

33/1

3rd

12

27th Sep 2023

Yielding

3m 1f 182y

17:40 Sligo

Justakeg

10st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: V T O’Brien

Unplaced all 16 starts; has shown nothing in four outings over fences this year after a long absence; tongue-tie on now.

33/1

9th

15

15th Sep 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

17:55 Ballinrobe

Justakeg

10st 3lb

J: G B Noonan

T: V T O’Brien

Unplaced all starts and has shown nothing in three outings over fences this year after long absence.

50/1

33/1

Form: 0/4P8-

Last run: 357 days

W: 11st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Out of form on the Flat since last seen over hurdles a year ago, probably safe to rule out.

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

11th

10

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Three Comets

11st 4lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Luke Comer

Out of form on the Flat since last seen over hurdles a year ago, probably safe to rule out.

33/1

13th

4

(15)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Three Comets

9st 13lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Luke Comer

Won over 2m at Thurles in 2022 but form last year on turf was poor; first AW run in nearly a year and hard to fancy.

20/1

18th

9

(8)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

16:07 Curragh

Three Comets

9st 9lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

dwelt start, towards rear throughout

66/1

Form: 68-026

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Off the track for 10 months before never in the hunt in a Bellewstown maiden hurdle in August; much improved when second in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Gowran in September; struggled in a maiden at Thurles on latest.

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

4th

9

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

Falcon Park

10st 13lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: Paul Hennessy

A 20-race maiden and shown nothing in three runs this term; best recent form over further.

33/1

19

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 180y

16:50 Naas

Falcon Park

11st 1lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Paul Hennessy

Maiden's best run was when remote second of 19 at Gowran (2m4f, heavy) in the autumn; faller at halfway latest; jockey booking catches the eye.

12/1

11

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Falcon Park

11st 3lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: Paul Hennessy

Off the track for 10 months before never in the hunt in a Bellewstown maiden hurdle in August; much improved when second in a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Gowran in September; struggled in a maiden at Thurles on latest.

12/1

Form: /0/3PU

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 1lb

11 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

A 14-race maiden now at the veteran stage; had shown potential for a belated breakthrough when a long-priced third over 2m6f at Limerick last July; two failures to complete since then.

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

22

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 180y

16:50 Naas

Golden Symphony

10st 13lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Martin Paul Fitzgerald

Mare has managed a couple of placed efforts including over 2m6f at Limerick last summer; vulnerable to less exposed types.

25/1

15

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:23 Cork

Golden Symphony

11st 1lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Martin Paul Fitzgerald

A 14-race maiden now at the veteran stage; had shown potential for a belated breakthrough when a long-priced third over 2m6f at Limerick last July; two failures to complete since then.

25/1

10

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

13:25 Limerick

Golden Symphony

10st 6lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Martin Paul Fitzgerald

A 13-race maiden now at the veteran stage; pulled up on return from a break at Tramore in November; had shown potential for a belated breakthrough when a long-priced third over 2m6f at this venue last July; blinkered for the first time.

10/1

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Non-runners

Shes Tobias, Toor Moon, Tingarran Express

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Payout
Exacta €810.00
Straight Forecast €641.20
Tricast €2879.30
Trifecta €5825.00

Selections

The Irish Sun:

Junot

SPOTLIGHT:

Moonlight Getaway

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Depeche Mo

POSTDATA:

Tingarran Express