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17:05 Fairyhouse

Heavy

RYBO Handicap Hurdle (Listed Race)

  • Prize money: £51304.35
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 12 runners
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RYBO Handicap Hurdle (Listed Race)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £33.90
  • Place: £8.20

Form: 223493 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 123

Form & Verdict

Ran okay when a distant third at Leopardstown earlier this month and well treated on old form but all her best efforts have come on better ground than this.

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1st

10

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:05 Fairyhouse

Effernock Fizz

11st 0lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Cian Collins

Ran okay when a distant third at Leopardstown earlier this month and well treated on old form but all her best efforts have come on better ground than this.

20/1

3rd

5

3rd Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 72y

14:50 Leopardstown

Effernock Fizz

10st 9lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Cian Collins

led and pushed along briefly, clear before halfway, reduced lead when mistake 3 out

33/1

18/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 711350 D

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 123

Form & Verdict

Won back-to-back earlier in the season but signs the handicapper has caught up since and he was below par at the Dublin Racing Festival when last seen; tough looking mark.

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2nd

9

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:05 Fairyhouse

Conyers Hill

11st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

Won back-to-back earlier in the season but signs the handicapper has caught up since and he was below par at the Dublin Racing Festival when last seen; tough looking mark.

18/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: -1P24P C

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 135

Form & Verdict

Clipped heels when pulled up (40-1 SP) for the County earlier this month; 4lb lower here and had some smart form behind Quai De Bourbon and Tullyhill previously this term; unlikely we've seen the best of him yet and this is a drop in grade; respected.

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3rd

1

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:05 Fairyhouse

Westport Cove

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Clipped heels when pulled up (40-1 SP) for the County earlier this month; 4lb lower here and had some smart form behind Quai De Bourbon and Tullyhill previously this term; unlikely we've seen the best of him yet and this is a drop in grade; respected.

5/1

7

15th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

14:10 Cheltenham

Westport Cove

10st 11lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: W P Mullins

Only fourth in Listed novice hurdle at Punchestown (2m, heavy) last month and needs to raise his game, but before that he pushed his stablemate Quai De Bourbon close at Clonmel (2m, heavy) and the winner has been the hot ante-post favourite for today's Martin Pipe; unexposed and not discounted.

20/1

4th

6

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 189y

15:05 Punchestown

Westport Cove

11st 9lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: W P Mullins

Was way too keen for his own good in a Grade 1 at Leopardstown but out that run well behind him in first-time headgear at Clonmel when really putting it up to a better fancied stablemate under this rider; a repeat of that performance would put him in the mix here; headgear is retained.

6/1

Form: 124159 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 127

Form & Verdict

Won a Listed handicap hurdle off 121 at Listowel in September; bounced back from poor run at Tipperary when beaten 9l in the County; wasn't seen to best effect and 3lb lower here; one to consider.

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4th

6

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:05 Fairyhouse

Samui

11st 4lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Won a Listed handicap hurdle off 121 at Listowel in September; bounced back from poor run at Tipperary when beaten 9l in the County; wasn't seen to best effect and 3lb lower here; one to consider.

8/1

9th

18

15th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

14:10 Cheltenham

Samui

10st 2lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Disappointing in Tipperary Grade 3 last October and absent since; however, prior to that he won a big-field 4yo handicap at Listowel (2m, good to yielding) and that form reads well; also effective on soft ground; this unexposed sort retains potential for his top trainer and is not written off.

66/1

2nd

1

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 189y

17:10 Punchestown

Samui

12st 9lb

J: Shauna Knowles

T: Gordon Elliott

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6/1

Form: 6-1358 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 134

Form & Verdict

Unsuited by a slow gallop in the County earlier this month but some smart form earlier in the campaign including a C&D Grade 3 success; ought to go well here from reduced mark and Kelly is good value for his 5lb claim.

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5th

2

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:05 Fairyhouse

Risk Belle

11st 11lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: W P Mullins

Unsuited by a slow gallop in the County earlier this month but some smart form earlier in the campaign including a C&D Grade 3 success; ought to go well here from reduced mark and Kelly is good value for his 5lb claim.

13/2

8th

10

15th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

14:10 Cheltenham

Risk Belle

10st 9lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: W P Mullins

Beaten a neck and a nose in last season's Fred Winter (2m, soft) and won a Grade 3 against males on reappearance at Fairyhouse (2m, soft) in December; however, hasn't threatened the last twice and needs something extra.

16/1

5th

2

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 2f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Risk Belle

11st 8lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: W P Mullins

Beaten a neck in the Fred Winter before winning a valuable Fairyhouse handicap in the stewards' room; respectable sixth at Punchestown to end the campaign; emphatic 2m Grade 3 scorer at Fairyhouse on return; 2m4f possibly stretched her stamina here at Christmas; strong chance.

3/1

Form: 602270 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 124

Form & Verdict

Just 1-18 over hurdles but better than his record suggests; ran as well as could be expected off a mark of 130 in the County (80-1 SP); 6lb lower mark helps but others may be on better marks.

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6th

8

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:05 Fairyhouse

By Your Side

11st 1lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Gordon Elliott

Just 1-18 over hurdles but better than his record suggests; ran as well as could be expected off a mark of 130 in the County (80-1 SP); 6lb lower mark helps but others may be on better marks.

25/1

10th

20

15th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

14:10 Cheltenham

By Your Side

10st 2lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Gordon Elliott

Experienced 5yo who improved when runner-up in competitive handicaps in December at Fairyhouse (2m, soft) and Leopardstown (2m, heavy); he's better than he showed behind a few of these at Leopardstown last month (2m, soft; slightly hampered two out) but his form needs to go to a new level today.

50/1

7th

15

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Leopardstown

By Your Side

10st 6lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Just the one win over hurdles but boasts very solid form, chasing home Common Practice at Fairyhouse and One Last Tango here; tends to come late and needs to get there late; might just get the tow into the race he needs here.

12/1

Form: 0-5410 D

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict

Landed a Leopardstown handicap over Christmas on his penultimate start; never really involved back at that venue at the Dublin Racing Festival; testing ground is fine for him and first-time cheekpieces may help; hard to rule out.

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7th

4

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:05 Fairyhouse

One Last Tango

11st 7lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Eoin Griffin

Landed a Leopardstown handicap over Christmas on his penultimate start; never really involved back at that venue at the Dublin Racing Festival; testing ground is fine for him and first-time cheekpieces may help; hard to rule out.

5/1

10th

12

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Leopardstown

One Last Tango

10st 12lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Eoin Griffin

Fourth to Fortunedefortunata at Navan but stepped up on that when accounting for By Your Side in a handicap here at Christmas; up 9lb for that but going the right way once again and shouldn't be far away.

10/1

Form: 0/4-25 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 10lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict

Has come down a long way in the weights but missed 2023 and hasn't shown enough in two runs for this yard.

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8th

12

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:05 Fairyhouse

Decimation

10st 10lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

Has come down a long way in the weights but missed 2023 and hasn't shown enough in two runs for this yard.

20/1

5th

3

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 20y

14:52 Gowran Park

Decimation

11st 10lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: E McNamara

Good novice hurdler three seasons ago; won a maiden by 10l at Down Royal and finished a neck second in a 2m4f Grade 2 event at Fairyhouse; career punctuated by lengthy absences since then; Gigginstown castoff was a remote second in a claiming hurdle on stable debut; more needed in a race like this.

14/1

2nd

2

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

12:50 Limerick

Decimation

11st 12lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: E McNamara

raced wide, towards rear early, not fluent 7th, midfield 8th, headway and went modest second after 3 out, kept on, no match for winner

4/1

Form: 5514 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 125

Form & Verdict

Off the mark in this sphere with a maiden hurdle success at Navan (form boosted since); 10l behind Fun Fun Fun in Grade 3 at Naas since; needs to step again to defy this mark but he's lightly raced over hurdles and he's rated 105 on the Flat so it would be no surprise if he can get involved.

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9th

7

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:05 Fairyhouse

Helvic Dream

11st 2lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Noel Meade

Off the mark in this sphere with a maiden hurdle success at Navan (form boosted since); 10l behind Fun Fun Fun in Grade 3 at Naas since; needs to step again to defy this mark but he's lightly raced over hurdles and he's rated 105 on the Flat so it would be no surprise if he can get involved.

5/1

4th

3

10th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 116y

13:42 Naas

Helvic Dream

11st 1lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Noel Meade

in touch with leaders, not fluent 1st

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 1311- D

Last run: 427 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 132

Form & Verdict

Won Grade 2 juvenile hurdle at Chepstow before landing the Triumph trial last season; only seen once since when runner-up in a Premier Handicap on the Flat in September; doesn't look particularly well treated from this mark but still early days.

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10th

3

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:05 Fairyhouse

Comfort Zone

11st 9lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Won Grade 2 juvenile hurdle at Chepstow before landing the Triumph trial last season; only seen once since when runner-up in a Premier Handicap on the Flat in September; doesn't look particularly well treated from this mark but still early days.

11/2

2nd

11

(3)

9th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 180y

17:05 Leopardstown

Comfort Zone

8st 10lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

midfield, short of room against far rail and switched right under 2f out, switched right over 1f out, ran on well and went second towards finish, no match for winner

10/1

1st

1

28th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

11:40 Cheltenham

Comfort Zone

11st 5lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

prominent in chasing group, made strong challenge last, soon ridden, led narrowly run-in, kept on well towards finish

5/2

Form: P4062U

Last run: 55 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 120

Form & Verdict

Runner-up to Flamborough at Cork and was running okay before unseating 2 out at Dublin Racing Festival when last seen; tough race to break his hurdle duck in here but can't be ruled out.

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11th

11

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:05 Fairyhouse

Morning Soldier

10st 11lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

Runner-up to Flamborough at Cork and was running okay before unseating 2 out at Dublin Racing Festival when last seen; tough race to break his hurdle duck in here but can't be ruled out.

9/1

22

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Leopardstown

Morning Soldier

10st 1lb

J: Sarah Kavanagh

T: Thomas Mullins

Best recent effort when second in a 2m handicap hurdle at Cork last month; much more needed.

25/1

2nd

5

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:47 Cork

Morning Soldier

11st 7lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Thomas Mullins

AW winner; 0-10 over hurdles; mostly ordinary form since second to the useful Sir Allen at Naas last February; out of the money in handicaps on his last two starts; leaving him with plenty to prove.

6/1

Form: 0-0310 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 127

Form & Verdict

Progressive over hurdles in the last 18 months, winning four times in handicaps; tough ask off a mark of 133 in the Morebattle latest but lower Irish mark helps; will need another career best.

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5

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:05 Fairyhouse

Little Mixup

11st 4lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Progressive over hurdles in the last 18 months, winning four times in handicaps; tough ask off a mark of 133 in the Morebattle latest but lower Irish mark helps; will need another career best.

12/1

10th

5

2nd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 2

14:50 Kelso

Little Mixup

11st 7lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Won three Irish handicaps last season and has worked his way back to form this term, scoring at Thurles (1m7f, soft) in January last time out; his British mark could be on the harsh side (14lb higher than at Thurles) but this Irish raider has a progressive profile and may have more to offer.

25/1

1st

5

21st Jan 2024

Yielding

1m 7f 132y

15:20 Thurles

Little Mixup

11st 2lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

pressed leaders, prominent behind clear leaders after 3 out, went modest second when raced wide before 2 out, headway when nudged along before last, led and went clear run-in

10/1

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Payout
Exacta €2345.00
Straight Forecast €2321.60
Tricast €19186.30
Trifecta €44934.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Risk Belle

TOPSPEED:

Effernock Fizz

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Risk Belle

POSTDATA:

Risk Belle

The Irish Sun:

Risk Belle