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15:40 Down Royal

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  • 2m 6f 0y
  • 15 runners
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Choose Fibrus Broadband Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £8.10
  • Place: £2.50

Form: 790772

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Showed improved form to be just denied over 2m4f here last time on handicap debut; up 5lb but still a big player with further progress likely.

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3rd

6

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 116y

19:40 Bellewstown

Tankardstown Diva

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

held up in rear, headway from 3 out, prominent on inner 2 out, led approaching last, faced challenge after last, headed and lost two places inside final 110yds, no extra towards finish

5/2

1st

5

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Tankardstown Diva

11st 10lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

travelled strongly, midfield, headway and prominent before 3 out, led 2 out, went clear when nudged along before last, eased when reduced lead towards finish, comfortably

7/2

22/1

  • Place: £4.70

Form: 4047-F

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

In the frame a few times between hurdles and fences; has a squeak if at his best on second run after a break.

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3rd

9

25th Apr 2024

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

17:15 Wexford

Plain Or Battered

10st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

Ran creditably over this trip at Leopardstown in March last year on his penultimate run for his previous trainer; fell in a handicap chase on stable debut; strong contender now following a good second in a 2m6f handicap hurdle at Down Royal; needs to jump more cleanly.

9/2

33/1

  • Place: £6.70

Form: 658068

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Well beaten the last twice including at this track and major questions to answer; cheekpieces tried.

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5th

8

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:05 Downpatrick

Paddy Elvis

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

in touch with leaders on inner, dropped to midfield 3rd

33/1

8th

9

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 2f 185y

17:20 Downpatrick

Paddy Elvis

11st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

Bounced back to form when narrowly denied at Down Royal 12 days ago but potentially vulnerable back down in trip.

5/1

Form: 98P-P0

Last run: 85 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Yet to finish in the first four over hurdles and not easy to fancy, though respect for shrewd connections a reason not to dismiss.

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4th

13

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Elle Dorado Rock

11st 3lb

J: Daniel King

T: A J Martin

Yet to finish in the first four over hurdles and not easy to fancy, though respect for shrewd connections a reason not to dismiss.

25/1

11th

17

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

14:30 Navan

Elle Dorado Rock

10st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: A J Martin

Unplaced in eight starts over hurdles and pulled up last two runs.

40/1

0

17

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 194y

15:00 Punchestown

Elle Dorado Rock

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: A J Martin

Quite modest under both codes but good Gowran second on the Flat last spring; absent since April and likely to need this.

25/1

Form: -79005

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Record of 1-19 over hurdles; well-held here the last twice; others preferred

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6th

10

10th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

19:20 Downpatrick

Flashthelights

11st 0lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

towards rear

11/1

3rd

13

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 2f 185y

17:20 Downpatrick

Flashthelights

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

Is 1-21; minor signs of promise since joining this yard and return to shorter is fine; 4lb below his winning mark and one to consider.

13/2

5th

14

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Flashthelights

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

Record of 1-19 over hurdles; well-held here the last twice; others preferred

33/1

Form: 0065P5

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 14 hurdle starts; not beaten far last time at Fairyhouse but has to build on that; cheekpieces retained.

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6th

4

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Arthor

11st 10lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: James Joseph Mangan

Maiden after 14 hurdle starts; not beaten far last time at Fairyhouse but has to build on that; cheekpieces retained.

14/1

5th

6

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 135y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Arthor

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: James Joseph Mangan

midfield, some headway towards far side and went fourth approaching last, weakened towards finish

14/1

Form: 03/066

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 6lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner for Gordon Elliott in 2020; well beaten in two handicaps lately and has to find lots of improvement.

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10th

12

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 55y

17:50 Downpatrick

Ballycairn

10st 10lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Mrs Caroline McCaldin

prominent behind clear leader, headway and pressed leader halfway

33/1

7th

8

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Ballycairn

11st 6lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Mrs Caroline McCaldin

Bumper winner for Gordon Elliott in 2020; well beaten in two handicaps lately and has to find lots of improvement.

28/1

6th

7

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:52 Down Royal

Ballycairn

11st 9lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Mrs Caroline McCaldin

disputed lead early, led before 1st, not fluent 3 out, soon headed, weakened from 2 out

33/1

Form: 07793

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Well-bred mare showed much more on second handicap start last time when 6l 3rd at Cork over 2m4f; can keep progressing and looks as if she will stay this trip, so a major player.

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8th

2

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

A Great Buzz

11st 12lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Robert Tyner

Well-bred mare showed much more on second handicap start last time when 6l 3rd at Cork over 2m4f; can keep progressing and looks as if she will stay this trip, so a major player.

9/4

3rd

20

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:58 Cork

A Great Buzz

10st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Robert Tyner

Tailed off in four starts including handicap debut last time; hard to recommend on form but her dam stayed this trip and any market support would be significant.

12/1

9th

13

27th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:12 Limerick

A Great Buzz

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Robert Tyner

Maiden form not a massive amount to write home about, only early days for her all the same and likely to be a bigger force now handicapping; nicely bred but she does have a bit to prove.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 7-644

Last run: 107 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Runner-up sole point start; close 4th in a Limerick maiden hurdle in December; one to consider on handicap debut coming from a top yard.

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9th

1

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Doonbeg Don

12st 0lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Runner-up sole point start; close 4th in a Limerick maiden hurdle in December; one to consider on handicap debut coming from a top yard.

11/4

Form: 33566P

Last run: 159 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Dual chase winner is 0-11 over hurdles and pulled-up last time; a minor chance if at his best back after a break.

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12

10th May 2024

Good

2m 7f 150y

19:55 Downpatrick

Ocean Legacy

11st 0lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

prominent

20/1

10th

15

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Ocean Legacy

10st 13lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Dual chase winner is 0-11 over hurdles and pulled-up last time; a minor chance if at his best back after a break.

40/1

0

16

7th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 165y

15:58 Fairyhouse

Ocean Legacy

11st 2lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Dual chase winner earlier this year, over 2m4f and 2m7f; some decent efforts since then under both disciplines but may prefer better ground.

10/1

Form: -34253

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

A maiden under rules but plenty of placed runs over hurdles and fences; beaten 17l over 3m at Naas last time back from a break and can get closer today; blinkers replace cheekpieces.

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11th

10

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Mahler Appeal

11st 6lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Garrett James Power

A maiden under rules but plenty of placed runs over hurdles and fences; beaten 17l over 3m at Naas last time back from a break and can get closer today; blinkers replace cheekpieces.

8/1

25/1

Form: 832F0P D

Last run: 63 days

W: 11st 9lb

14 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Veteran is a six-time winner but was poor the last twice; however, has a chance on his second over 3m here last November.

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12th

6

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Benkei

11st 9lb

J: Miss M Walsh

T: H Rogers

Veteran is a six-time winner but was poor the last twice; however, has a chance on his second over 3m here last November.

25/1

8

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 0y

15:15 Navan

Benkei

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: H Rogers

midfield

20/1

Form: 0430

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Ran in snatches and didn't jump well on handicap debut last time; not easy to fancy on that form.

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13th

9

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Getaway Erin

11st 6lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Ran in snatches and didn't jump well on handicap debut last time; not easy to fancy on that form.

28/1

10th

7

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 52y

16:10 Thurles

Getaway Erin

11st 8lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Not discredited on Naas maiden debut in December but well beaten twice since on heavy; tongue tied now for handicap debut and probably best watched.

16/1

Form: -98P0U

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Lightly-raced maiden looks high in the weights for what he has achieved and has been big prices last few starts.

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6

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 3f 100y

18:50 Downpatrick

Tonys Pet

11st 0lb

J: Daire McConville

T: Stephen McConville

didn't jump with fluency, towards rear, pulled up after 5 out

33/1

3

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Tonys Pet

11st 11lb

J: Daire McConville

T: Stephen McConville

Lightly-raced maiden looks high in the weights for what he has achieved and has been big prices last few starts.

40/1

21

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 180y

16:15 Naas

Tonys Pet

11st 4lb

J: Daire McConville

T: Stephen McConville

Shown very little in the last 12 months including here latest; off 83 days and new yard.

100/1

Form: 9000

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Best of three maiden hurdle runs came at this track; has to improve plenty on handicap debut taking a sharp rise in trip.

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7

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Georgia Celena

11st 7lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Best of three maiden hurdle runs came at this track; has to improve plenty on handicap debut taking a sharp rise in trip.

25/1

12th

18

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Fairyhouse

Georgia Celena

11st 5lb

J: Dylan Kidd

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

50/1

10th

19

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:07 Down Royal

Georgia Celena

10st 11lb

J: Dylan Kidd

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

100/1

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Payout
Exacta €989.00
Straight Forecast €875.00
Tricast €17974.70
Trifecta €8119.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

A Great Buzz

POSTDATA:

Mahler Appeal

RP RATINGS (IRE):

A Great Buzz

The Irish Sun:

A Great Buzz