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Fraser Rutherford Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5386.96
  • 3m 0f 120y
  • 18 runners
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Fraser Rutherford Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £17.60
  • Place: £4.10

Form: 80570-

Last run: 67 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Beaten a long way on heavy last time but the pick of his good-ground form brings him into this.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

15

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Glencourt Valley

11st 3lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Liam P Cusack

towards rear, headway into midfield halfway, went second after 4 out, led 3 out, ridden and faced challenge last, briefly headed run-in, rallied and led again towards finish

14/1

12th

11

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 52y

16:10 Thurles

Glencourt Valley

11st 4lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Liam P Cusack

Opening two handicap efforts not without promise but back from a break and may need this.

16/1

20/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 6/060-

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Infrequent winner who doesn't arrive here in the best of form but returning to drier ground is a big plus.

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2nd

4

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Yulong Voice

11st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Shane Nolan

midfield, headway and prominent behind clear leader halfway, went fourth 3 out, challenging last, briefly led run-in, headed towards finish

20/1

17th

16

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 180y

16:15 Naas

Yulong Voice

11st 9lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Shane Nolan

2-22 over hurdles; all his best form is on quicker ground than this and probably needs a bit further too.

50/1

20/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 89/87-

Last run: 346 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Filly

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Placed a couple of times from 10 hurdle starts but she's been off for a year and returns in a hood.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3rd

10

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Twoplustwo Equals

11st 11lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul Tobin

prominent, led after 2nd, clear after 4th, headed 3 out, outpaced approaching last, rallied and went third towards finish, no match for first two

20/1

7th

12

31st May 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Wexford

Twoplustwo Equals

11st 6lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul Tobin

Only beaten a neck on her handicap debut at Killarney (2m7f good) in October and entitled to come on for recent comeback at Punchestown when staying on after not much luck in running; not one to rule out.

16/1

8/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 185P8- D

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Both wins came in 3m handicaps on goodish ground, the latest at Roscommon last summer off just 3lb lower; may have needed it after a break at Bellewstown last month when behind Ma Hoey.

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4th

6

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Steps Match

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Michael Butler

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield halfway, headway 2 out, ran on well and went fourth towards finish

8/1

8th

3

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 110y

19:05 Bellewstown

Steps Match

11st 13lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Michael Butler

towards rear, some headway approaching last, never on terms

14/1

Form: 05859-

Last run: 18 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Some sign of progress when beaten about 17l in a 2m handicap at Tipperary last month (yielding); well held in his maidens at about 3m but could see it out better in a handicap.

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5th

1

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Cloughroe

12st 0lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

prominent, led after 1st, headed and raced in second after 2nd, challenging 3 out, weakened approaching last

8/1

9th

1

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Cloughroe

12st 0lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Showed some ability in two UK bumpers and in a Punchestown maiden hurdle last time on fourth start for this yard; check market on handicap debut.

9/1

5th

2

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

16:30 Punchestown

Cloughroe

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Modest form in three maiden hurdles and makes little appeal; tried in a tongue-tie here.

50/1

Form: 0/P/0- D

Last run: 255 days

W: 11st 12lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Reserve; 3m winner in the past; beaten a long way on return from an even longer absence in August and has a lot to prove.

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6th

19

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Forgetthesurprise

11st 12lb

T: Niall Madden

midfield

Form: 9575-

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced handicap debutante who was fifth of 15 in her latest maiden at Down Royal (2m4f, yielding; 14-1) when partnered by Rachel Blackmore; interesting given her profile.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

9

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Miss D Hunter

11st 11lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

midfield

6/1

5th

9

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

13:55 Down Royal

Miss D Hunter

10st 13lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

Half-sister to useful 2m5f hurdles winner Dr Sanderson; respectable bumper debut last May but hasn't impressed in jumping on both attempts hurdling on more testing ground; possibly more one for handicaps.

12/1

7th

4

4th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:00 Leopardstown

Miss D Hunter

11st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

Half-sister to useful 2m5f hurdles winner Dr Sanderson; respectable bumper debut last May and absent until novicey round of jumping at Thurles last month when didn't go unbacked; better for that comeback run but will needs to improve jumping and loads to find with Roxhill Roise.

14/1

Form: P39P6-

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Best runs under rules were 12l defeats in maiden and handicap company and under similar conditions to today's; latest run here wasn't too bad given it was soft to heavy; trip fine.

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Verdict Starting price

8th

16

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Rewrite The Script

11st 2lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Matthew A Daly

towards rear

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 3P456-

Last run: 17 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

0-9 but has hinted at winning potential and showed up well for a long way in this new headgear combination at Bellewstown (3m, good to yielding); considered.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

2

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Tramps Like Us

12st 0lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: David Harry Kelly

midfield, bad mistake and dropped to rear 5 out

8/1

6th

11

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

3m 0f 116y

19:40 Bellewstown

Tramps Like Us

11st 0lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: David Harry Kelly

raced in third, went second and challenging after 3 out, led when mistake 2 out, headed approaching last, weakened run-in

12/1

Form: P64/0- D

Last run: 371 days

W: 10st 13lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Twice a winner at this trip but absent since finishing tailed off in this 12 months ago; getting long in the tooth now.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10th

18

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Ask And Answer

10st 13lb

J: Mr S Tobin

T: Sean Aherne

prominent

33/1

12th

20

6th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 180y

16:50 Cork

Ask And Answer

11st 3lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Sean Aherne

prominent on inner, lost second halfway, ridden and weakened quickly after 4 out

Form: 3P202-

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Now 0-18 but by no means his first placed effort when second of 16 at Tramore (2m5f, yielding) most recently; had another near miss over 2m7f; possibilities.

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Verdict Starting price

11th

3

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Toor Moon

11st 13lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Ms M Flynn

midfield

7/1

2nd

4

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Toor Moon

11st 12lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Ms M Flynn

A 17-race maiden with fair placed form to his credit, including C&D second in January; trainer put forward an issue with his palate as an excuse for his flop at Thurles following month; can't rule out.

8/1

Form: 63578-

Last run: 207 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Never threatened in British handicaps and ran moderately in her last two points, the latest only two weeks ago.

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Verdict Starting price

12th

17

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Araglen Star

10st 13lb

J: John Shinnick

T: S M O’Donoghue

midfield, slow jump 3rd

33/1

8th

14

17th Oct 2023

Good

2m 5f 163y

Class 5

17:20 Hereford

Araglen Star

10st 2lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Gary Hanmer

0-7 over hurdles; has a modicum of ability but is 3lb out of the weights here and needs to find some improvement from somewhere.

33/1

7th

12

5th Sep 2023

Good

2m 3f 123y

Class 5

16:45 Bangor-on-Dee

Araglen Star

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Gary Hanmer

held up in rear, headway after 6th, not fluent 4 out, weakened after 3 out

25/1

Form: 0/75F-

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

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

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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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

Form: 019P9-

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

50-1 winner of a Limerick maiden in December but that's not been a springboard to better things.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14th

5

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Aghmorough Bridge

11st 12lb

J: Miss M M McElligott

T: William P Murphy

towards rear

25/1

9th

1

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 180y

16:50 Naas

Aghmorough Bridge

12st 0lb

J: Miss M M McElligott

T: William P Murphy

50s when winning 2m3f Limerick maiden, beating a horse who has since improved in handicaps to a mark of 106; on paper that gives her a chance but shown little last twice; rider has won two points on her.

16/1

Form: 00820-

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Close up on handicap debut over 2m3f here in October but wasn't in the same form on his return from a break over 2m; bit to prove on balance, including his stamina for 3m.

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15th

7

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Ladyeze Man

11st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: J P Flavin

midfield

16/1

Form: /0P61-

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 11lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Won two points at 3m and appreciated the good to yielding ground when a 2l winner at 40-1 at Bellewstown last month (2m4f, good to yielding); had some luck on her side and she's up 7lb, but has to be on the shortlist.

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16th

8

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Ma Hoey

11st 11lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

in touch with leaders

6/1

1st

11

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 110y

19:05 Bellewstown

Ma Hoey

11st 4lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

raced in second, challenging before 2 out, disputing lead when left clear last, ridden out final 110yds

33/1

6th

4

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 192y

13:55 Thurles

Ma Hoey

11st 7lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

in rear throughout

33/1

Form: 000-

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Nothing to shout about thus far but handicaps could see him in a better light; new headgear.

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12

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Red Coral House

11st 6lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Liam P Cusack

midfield

33/1

12th

13

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Red Coral House

11st 4lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Liam P Cusack

Tailed off in two maiden hurdles and can't be fancied.

200/1

10th

9

29th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 30y

13:10 Punchestown

Red Coral House

11st 12lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Liam P Cusack

Failed to complete in both point-to-points and always behind on hurdles debut at Limerick over Christmas; tongue tie now fitted.

100/1

Form: 02057-

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Runner-up at Gowran in November (2m4f) but not quite to the same level since, including a crack at chasing; could yet be okay at 3m as the ground was heavy when trying it once before.

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13

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Ella Rose

11st 5lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: D E Prendergast

led, headed but prominent after 1st

14/1

7th

13

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Ella Rose

11st 6lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: D E Prendergast

Runner-up at Gowran (2m4f) but disappointing over 3m since and then over fences; needs a return to her best dropping in trip.

14/1

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Payout
Exacta €2064.00
Straight Forecast €1352.30
Tricast €12294.90

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Toor Moon

The Irish Sun:

Miss D Hunter

SPOTLIGHT:

Rewrite The Script

POSTDATA:

Toor Moon