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Tim Kelly (C & G) Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5386.96
  • 2m 1f 144y
  • 15 runners
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Tim Kelly (C & G) Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £12.00
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 34

Last run: 68 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beaten less than 2l in a Roscommon bumper on debut and ran to a similar level when a distant fourth in a Navan bumper since; each-way claims on hurdle bow here.

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

1st

10

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

On The Steel

11st 4lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

took keen hold, prominent, soon went second, mistake 5th, pushed along and lost second after last, ridden and rallied final 110yds, led towards finish

5/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 403

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict

Distant fourth behind Firefox and Ballyburn on debut at Fairyhouse was promising and bounced back from a lesser run when third of 20 at Down Royal last month; interesting if first-time cheekpieces eke out a bit more.

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

2nd

4

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Doctor Glide

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Tom Dreaper

prominent throughout, went second home turn, challenging inside final 110yds, kept on

3/1

3rd

8

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:07 Down Royal

Doctor Glide

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Tom Dreaper

midfield

13/2

15/8

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 25

Last run: 332 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Useful performer on the Flat for Andrew Balding and two solid efforts in maiden hurdles since switching to this yard; off 11 months but will be a major player if fit in this field.

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

17th

4

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

14:30 Punchestown

Napper Tandy

12st 0lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

Flat winner in Britain with limited experience over hurdles; ran a fine race after almost a year off when a close third in a Ballinrobe maiden hurdle two weeks ago; more needed but unexposed over flights and would not be a shock if he was competitive.

14/1

3rd

2

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Napper Tandy

11st 12lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

prominent throughout, led approaching last, reduced lead inside final 110yds, headed and lost two places towards finish

15/8

5th

8

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 180y

15:15 Punchestown

Napper Tandy

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Matthew J Smith

Dual AW winner in UK for Andrew Balding outran his 28-1 price when second in a Clonmel maiden hurdle on recent stable debut; should have improved from that and be a major player today.

7/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Califet gelding; cost 13,000euros as a foal; dam unraced half-sister to useful 2m-2m4f hurdle winner Field Commander, bumper/2m hurdle winner Rathmuck Native and 2m1f/2m5f Flat and 2m2f-2m5f hurdle winner Point The Toes; newcomer and may want further.

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

4th

5

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Eoins Charm

11st 4lb

J: Trevor Ryan

T: Andrew Slattery

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 3 out, went fourth after last, ran on well towards far side final 110yds

25/1

Form: 5

Last run: 139 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Had a tough ask on debut in a Grade 3 at Fairyhouse in December; no doubt this is easier and wasn't disgraced having been beaten 26l but will need to settle better and improve after 139 days off.

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

10th

7

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 180y

13:35 Down Royal

Giant Haystacks

11st 4lb

J: Sean Cleary-Farrell

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

never better than midfield, no extra from 2 out

10/1

5th

7

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Giant Haystacks

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

led, headed approaching last, not fluent last, soon weakened

5/1

5th

2

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Fairyhouse

Giant Haystacks

10st 13lb

J: Sean Cleary-Farrell

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Elusive Pimpernel gelding; half-brother to a winner over jumps but this is a huge ask for a newcomer.

66/1

Form:

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tailed off on debut in a maiden hurdle at Cork last month when 20-1, just ahead of re-opposing You're Kidding Me; may come on for that but needs to settle better and has a fair bit to find.

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

6th

9

12th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

13:00 Killarney

Nicholas Street

10st 13lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: E Bolger

Has shown some ability in two maiden hurdles but is more likely to prosper once handicapping.

18/1

6th

14

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Nicholas Street

10st 10lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: E Bolger

midfield, no extra approaching last

16/1

13th

10

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 150y

14:23 Cork

Nicholas Street

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: E Bolger

Yeats gelding; dam multiple French 1m4f AQPS Flat/GB 2m3f hurdle winner, half-sister to winners Upsie (1m4f AQPS Flat/useful 2m-2m4f hurdle) and Batouna (1m4f-13.5f AQPS Flat) out of unraced sister to useful 2m4f chase winner Nadover; likely to be more of a long term prospect.

50/1

Form: P09

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Pulled up on debut and tailed off at huge prices twice since.

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

7th

6

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Fairytale New York

11st 4lb

J: Daniel King

T: A J Martin

towards rear, some headway from last, never near to challenge

100/1

Form: P

Last run: 80 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Pulled up when 250s for his debut at Limerick in January; off 80 days.

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

4th

8

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 5f 77y

17:50 Ballinrobe

Mayday Games

11st 4lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Paul John Gilligan

raced in fourth behind clear leaders throughout, no impression from 2 out

25/1

8th

16

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Mayday Games

11st 4lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

towards rear, some headway approaching last, kept on, never near to challenge

200/1

0

6

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Limerick

Mayday Games

11st 12lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

First foal; dam bumper/2m2f hurdle winner out of a German Flat winner who is a half-sister to Flat/useful 2m-2m4f jumps winners Noble Alan and Full House and useful 2m hurdle/chase winner Kudu Country.

33/1

Form: U-

Last run: 516 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Unseated in Irish Point's maiden hurdle at Cork 18 months ago; will probably appreciate further than this and best watched after 516 days off.

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

9th

12

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Opposite Ends

11st 4lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

held up in rear, some headway from last, never near to challenge

10/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run: 341 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Flat winner off 57 at Dundalk last month but was well held on his only previous hurdle outing a year ago; tough ask back in this sphere.

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

10th

1

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Highland King

11st 12lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

never better than midfield, weakened from 2 out

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Mootaharer gelding; half-brother to point winner See A Stride; dam unraced sister to bumper/2m hurdle winner Old Tricks, half-sister to smart 2m4f-3m hurdle/chase winner According To John and 3m hurdle winner Simple Glory; stoutly bred and may need further.

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

11th

11

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Ontheblind

11st 4lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: John F O’Neill

towards rear throughout, jumped left 3rd, no extra from 3 out

20/1

Form:

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tailed off 200-1 shot at Cork last month; best watched dropping in trip.

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

12th

9

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Kinski

11st 4lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Patrick G Kelly

towards rear, not fluent 2nd

200/1

12th

7

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

14:53 Cork

Kinski

11st 12lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Patrick G Kelly

Ninth foal; half-brother to two French winners; dam had weak form over hurdles.

200/1

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Youmzain gelding; dam 5f/6f winner (including 2yo; RPR 80), half-sister to winners Tender Process (5f-7f) and Lady Pahia (7f) out of 6f/7f winner; unlikely to be involved on debut.

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

14th

10

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 172y

16:45 Ballinrobe

Texas King

11st 4lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: L Young

in touch with leaders

50/1

13th

13

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Texas King

11st 4lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: L Young

in touch with leaders

20/1

Form:

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Finished alongside re-opposing stablemate Nicholas Street when tailed off in a maiden hurdle at Cork last month when 50-1; plenty to find.

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

14th

15

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Youre Kidding Me

10st 10lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: E Bolger

midfield, not fluent 4th, not fluent 2 out

25/1

14th

18

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 150y

14:23 Cork

Youre Kidding Me

11st 7lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: E Bolger

Getaway gelding; dam placed 2m hurdles, sister to 2m6f hurdle/chase winner Centurion Steel, closely related to high-class bumper and 2m-2m6f hurdle/chase winner Royal Rendezvous, out of 2m-2m5f hurdle winning half-sister to smart 2m-2m4f jumps winner Marcel; may want further and more time.

40/1

Form: 50-75

Last run: 325 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tailed off in four starts at triple figure odds so far and off 325 days.

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

13th

14

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Khewilltu

11st 5lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: John F O’Neill

Beaten when falling late on in a maiden at Bellewstown; has no obvious form claims on handicap debut.

33/1

8

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Khewilltu

11st 4lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: John F O’Neill

midfield

200/1

5th

4

30th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 40y

18:00 Ballinrobe

Khewilltu

11st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: John F O’Neill

Well beaten in a bumper and two maiden hurdles, so can only be watched.

100/1

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A Brave Man, Saynothinatall, Youmzain Bolt

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Payout
Exacta €239.00
Straight Forecast €157.30
Trifecta €562.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Napper Tandy

TOPSPEED:

Doctor Glide

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Napper Tandy

POSTDATA:

Napper Tandy

The Irish Sun:

Napper Tandy