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Hotel Minella Mares Maiden Hurdle (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5386.96
  • 2m 0f 115y
  • 16 runners
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Hotel Minella Mares Maiden Hurdle (Div I)

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

15/1 (Won)

  • Win: £14.10
  • Place: £4.50

Form: 7/35-

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Beaten 10l and 15l in two Cork bumpers so has some ability; again ran okay on hurdle debut at Clonmel; gives the impression that she'll appreciate further.

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1st

14

9th May 2024

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Slip Jig

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Colin Motherway

midfield, not fluent 2nd, ridden and outpaced after 3 out, headway before 2 out, led final 110yds, kept on well

15/1

5th

17

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:10 Clonmel

Slip Jig

10st 11lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Colin Motherway

Minor promise in a pair of mares' bumpers at Cork so far and may come on for last month's run but this is a tough ask.

20/1

33/1

  • Place: £5.10

Form: 5-

Last run: 341 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Has won a charity race at the Curragh but she's 0-10 in Flat races and competed at a modest level; finished tailed off on last summer's hurdle debut.

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2nd

7

9th May 2024

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2m 0f 115y

16:35 Tipperary

Fair Damsel

10st 13lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Richard Brabazon

midfield, headway after 3 out, switched right 2 out, not fluent last, kept on well final 110yds, went second towards finish

33/1

6th

4

(13)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:35 Galway

Fair Damsel

9st 7lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Richard Brabazon

Charity race winner at the Curragh, effectively presented with the race and the form is hardly meaningful; however, her race-fitness probably helped when she finished second at Gowran a fortnight ago; closely matched with Tortured Soul on that running; definite chance.

4/1

  • Place: £9.80

Form: 0F77-

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Reserve; running well when falling late on at Fairyhouse but not shown much otherwise.

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3rd

17

9th May 2024

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Spanish Maid

10st 13lb

T: Francis J Flood

held up in rear, good headway after 3 out, challenging final 110yds, no extra towards finish

7th

12

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Naas

Spanish Maid

11st 7lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Francis J Flood

In the process of running well when falling two out on hurdling debut at Fairyhouse; soundly beaten at Down Royal.

25/1

7th

14

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:45 Gowran Park

Spanish Maid

11st 7lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Francis J Flood

Unseated in a point; in rear in a bumper; was in the process of running well when falling two out on hurdling debut at Fairyhouse; could be on the upgrade.

12/1

Form: 817- D

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Tailed off in two Listed bumpers but posted an RPR of 110 in winning at Down Royal in March (soft); bred to do well over hurdles.

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4th

1

9th May 2024

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Disco Dancer

11st 7lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Gordon Elliott

held up in rear, good headway 3 out, led before 2 out, jockey lost irons and headed final 110yds, no extra towards finish

10/1

7th

3

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Disco Dancer

11st 8lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Gordon Elliott

Thrown in at the deep end on debut when tailed off in Navan mares' Listed bumper in November; big price for a bumper winner from this source when winning at Down Royal on St Patrick's Day; seems to be maturing along the right lines.

9/1

1st

2

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 190y

17:10 Down Royal

Disco Dancer

11st 11lb

J: Mr J M Halford

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, ridden and headway over 2f out, went third over 1f out, ran on well up the centre inside final furlong, led inside final 110yds, won going away

8/1

Form: 3754P-

Last run: 154 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Easily her best run was a 4l fourth in a Galway maiden (heavy) in October when hooded for the first time; disappointing that she failed to back that up in a low-grade handicap next time.

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5th

9

9th May 2024

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Late Vocation

10st 13lb

J: John Shinnick

T: P F McEnery

midfield, outpaced after 3 out, headway approaching last, stayed on run-in, eyecatcher

20/1

0

4

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:37 Clonmel

Late Vocation

11st 11lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: P F McEnery

Placed in mares' bumper at Tramore in the summer and encouraging runs in a pair of maiden hurdles at Galway more recently; hood (retained) seemed to help her settle better last time and she's been given a workable opening mark.

11/2

4th

3

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

12:41 Galway

Late Vocation

11st 7lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: P F McEnery

Third in a Tramore bumper in August; too keen but did not do at all badly on her hurdles debut here last month; hood tried here and has an each-way chance.

16/1

Form: 0FF0P-

Last run: 60 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Tailed off, pulled up and twice a faller in her four runs over hurdles; looks limited; now in cheekpieces.

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6th

11

9th May 2024

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Onebrightbluerose

10st 13lb

J: Kevin A Murphy

T: Patrick Cronin

disputed lead, not fluent 2 out, weakened run-in

100/1

Form: 40724-

Last run: 39 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Signs of ability in bumpers and has improved for going over hurdles, beaten about 5l in maidens at Navan (2m, heavy) and Cork (2m3f, soft to heavy); could do with brushing up on her jumping but she's one to consider.

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7th

15

9th May 2024

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Smiling Bess

10st 13lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Kevin Prendergast

prominent, challenging 2 out, switched left when mistake last, weakened run-in

5/1

4th

9

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

14:20 Cork

Smiling Bess

11st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Kevin Prendergast

Showed ability in bumpers but stepped up on that when runner-up in a mares maiden hurdle at Navan four weeks ago; leading contender.

4/1

2nd

11

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Navan

Smiling Bess

11st 7lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Kevin Prendergast

prominent

20/1

Form: P/293-

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Went close in a maiden here 12 months ago and again on her return from a break at Tramore; it's not strong form but she's shown more then plenty of these and this would appear to be her favoured surface.

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8th

12

9th May 2024

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Russellsbelle

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Con McSweeney

led, headed before 2 out, soon weakened

7/1

3rd

12

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 130y

14:40 Tramore

Russellsbelle

10st 13lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Con McSweeney

Some bumper promise and went close on last season's reappearance at Tipperary; however, was then tailed off in a bumper and hasn't been seen for 323 days; likely best watched debuting for new yard.

20/1

9th

6

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 175y

20:30 Tramore

Russellsbelle

11st 11lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: Paul O’Flynn

Runner-up in ordinary Wexford bumper last year and good effort after 203-day lay-off when filling same position in Tipperary maiden hurdle last month; should go well.

11/2

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Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

20,000 euros 3yo; third foal; half-sister to 2m3f/2m4f hurdle winner Almost Gotaway; dam well beaten in a bumper, closely related to 2m4f/2m5f hurdle winner Kings Walk.

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9th

10

9th May 2024

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Nelsons Lady

10st 13lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Peter Fahey

midfield

40/1

Form: 9-

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Bred to stay further and was outpaced when it mattered in a 2m maiden on yielding at Tramore; only beaten 12l so that was an encouraging start.

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10th

16

9th May 2024

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Thequeenof Spikle

10st 13lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: James Joseph Mangan

prominent, weakened quickly after 3 out

33/1

9th

15

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 130y

14:40 Tramore

Thequeenof Spikle

10st 13lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: James Joseph Mangan

Doyen mare; cost 11,000euros as a yearling; dam 2m6f hurdle winner, half-sister to winners Kildisart (smart 2m3f-3m1f hurdle/chase), The Big Breakaway (point/smart 2m3f-3m hurdle/chase) and Say Goodbye (useful 2m1f-2m4f hurdle/chase including US); may need further.

40/1

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Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Sixth foal; half-sister to point winner Platinum Ben; dam point winner, half-sister to 2m5f hunter chase winner The Grey Lord; best watched unless there's money about.

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11th

8

9th May 2024

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Jampot Lane

10st 13lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gearoid O’Loughlin

held up in rear, no impression from 3 out

40/1

Form: 10/ D

Last run: 743 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Justified favouritism in a Tramore bumper but trailed in last in a Grade 3 next time (again on good to yielding) and has since left Willie Mullins.

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12th

4

9th May 2024

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True Light

11st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Mrs Grainne M O’Connor

took keen hold, prominent, weakened after 3 out

14/1

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Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Fourth foal; half-sister to French 2m1f-2m4f hurdle winner Lawrence Collins; dam unraced half-sister to smart 2m-2m1f hurdle winner Ch'Tibello and Group-placed 1m-1m2f winner Ch'Tio Bilote; likely best watched.

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13th

5

9th May 2024

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Aurora Gray Lady

10st 13lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

always behind

33/1

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Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Fourth foal; dam unraced, from family of smart 6f-1m performer Kittyhawk (dam of Cesarewitch winner and high-class hurdler up to 3m1f Nomadic Way); would need to see some confidence behind her.

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6

9th May 2024

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Book Early

10st 13lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Philip Fenton

Fourth foal; dam unraced, from family of smart 6f-1m performer Kittyhawk (dam of Cesarewitch winner and high-class hurdler up to 3m1f Nomadic Way); would need to see some confidence behind her.

50/1

Form: 09-

Last run: 342 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Fairly uncompetitive in six Flat runs and the same again in her two hurdles, finishing well behind Russellsbelle on the first occasion.

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13

9th May 2024

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Sefarina

10st 13lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Patrick J Duffy

held up in last, detached 1st, pulled up before 5 out

100/1

9th

14

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 120y

18:20 Tramore

Sefarina

10st 6lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Patrick J Duffy

Showed some initial ability on the Flat; well beaten on her hurdles debut at Tipperary and an unlikely player here.

66/1

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Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict

Reserve; tenth foal; half-sister to winners Greenpanda (9.6f-12.5f; RPR 67) and Funny Caucus (Swiss 1m2f); dam unraced half-sister to useful 1m-1m4f winner Colony; hooded for debut.

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18

9th May 2024

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2m 0f 115y

16:35 Tipperary

Silaire

10st 13lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Gordon Michael Doyle

midfield, dropped to rear 4th, detached 6th, pulled up before 3 out

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Payout
Exacta €3162.00
Straight Forecast €1536.80
Trifecta €40975.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Smiling Bess

SPOTLIGHT:

Tiger Bay Queen

POSTDATA:

Smiling Bess

The Irish Sun:

Tiger Bay Queen