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  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 15 runners
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Runners: 15 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £7.50
  • Place: £2.30

Form: P7412-

Last run: 27 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Has hot form of late, winning a handicap hurdle at Naas last month (2m3f) before staying on strongly when second over this trip at Clonmel; any rain that falls will be welcome over this trip and nothing is likely to be coming home stronger.

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2nd

1

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

The Niffler

12st 5lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Eamonn O’Connell

Struggled last season and similar story this season before winning at Naas on Tuesday; will carry a 7lb penalty for that and not sure to appreciate the drop to this trip if turned out again quickly.

4/1

1st

3

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

16:25 Naas

The Niffler

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Eamonn O’Connell

Prominent in the market under Jack Kennedy for his last two handicaps and yet trailed the winner by 30l (2m) and 19l (2m4f); handicap mark hasn't really gone anywhere.

7/1

9/2

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 8/673-

Last run: 66 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Flat winner when trained in Britain; showed ability on hurdling debut in 2022 then went missing until January; encouraging handicap debut latest at Naas when staying-on third over 2m (soft), having been hampered at last; one to consider.

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3rd

1

10th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 116y

14:17 Naas

Red Glory

12st 0lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

Flat winner when trained in UK; showed ability on hurdling debut for this yard in 2022; then went missing until two further qualifying runs lately; respected from this source on handicap debut, especially if market strength.

5/1

5/2

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 97/91- CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

First-time cheekpieces seemed to do the trick when running out a convincing winner of a C&D handicap hurdle last month; up 8lb but that might not be good enough to deny him here.

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1st

6

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Morepowertoya

11st 10lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Paul Power

Won a Tramore maiden hurdle in July 2022 but below that since; however, should have improved from Naas comeback run and the drying ground can help; cheekpieces on; check the market.

16/1

9th

10

10th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 116y

14:52 Naas

Morepowertoya

11st 3lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Paul Power

towards rear

50/1

Form: 35U85-

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Filly

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Poor strike rate but not a bad run last time in a Cork handicap hurdle in March; each-way chance.

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5th

19

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:58 Cork

Must Be Dreaming

10st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: G Ahern

Sole win in 34 starts came at Wexford nearly two years ago; most of her better form is on quicker ground and was tailed off on recent return; on a good mark if she can leave that run behind.

40/1

Form: 040P0-

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Not much impression on neither handicap hurdle outing; work to do here to get involved.

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13th

1

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:40 Naas

Champagne Saloon

12st 0lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Sean Aherne

Best effort when fourth in 2m Listowel maiden last June under positive ride; dropped out quickly at Kilbeggan later that month; absent since pulled up on handicap debut at Cork in November.

33/1

Form: 3589-0

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Ran okay after five months off in a Naas handicap hurdle last month; ran no race at Ballinrobe subsequently; chance on his best form.

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15th

4

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 172y

17:20 Ballinrobe

Tomas O Maille

12st 0lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: M Flannery

Some good runs in handicaps last season, including here over 2m6f; can be expected to come on for recent comeback run and locally-trained 7yo remains on a competitive mark.

8/1

9th

3

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 180y

16:15 Naas

Tomas O Maille

12st 0lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: M Flannery

Tailed off on chase debut latest but had been running well over timber previously; may want better ground though and has been off 154 days.

25/1

Form: /2590-

Last run: 259 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a C&D handicap hurdle a year ago; form tailed off after that and not seen since well beaten in 1m4f Dundalk handicap in October; blinkers tried here.

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12th

9

(8)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Sovereign Duke

9st 11lb

J: Ben Coen

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Polytrack winner; latest win came over 1m6f for Henry Candy; operating at a low level over hurdles of late and probably best watched on return to the level.

33/1

Form: 604/9-

Last run: 355 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Good effort in a C&D handicap hurdle 13 months ago; best watched on stable debut after almost a year off.

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9th

13

26th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

19:15 Limerick

Deep Pockets

11st 0lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

midfield

7/1

4th

2

18th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:15 Tipperary

Deep Pockets

11st 12lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Not disgraced at times in maidens; market might help on h'cap debut with a tongue-tie tried; one of four runners for yard.

16/1

Form: 86107- D

Last run: 261 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Roscommon maiden winner last summer (2m, good) well held in both handicaps afterwards; absent since August so probably best watched.

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7th

9

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 0y

17:05 Ballinrobe

Aussie Warrior

10st 6lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Thomas R Hughes

Tailed off behind Samui at Tramore before winning a Roscommon maiden; well beaten since then under both codes and looks up against it.

20/1

OUR TIP

Form: PP7/5- D

Last run: 366 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Dual winner over hurdles for Gavin Cromwell; struggled a little over fences last year before finishing a close fifth in a Killarney handicap chase a year ago and not seen since; back over hurdles here on debut for John McConnell and best watched after a year off.

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5th

15

15th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

19:25 Killarney

Donnrua Dream

11st 6lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Dual hurdle winner was poor in two novice chases before shaping with some promise on handicap debut at Kilbeggan; cheekpieces are tried now and is one to consider, especially if market strength.

8/1

15

5th May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 110y

20:00 Downpatrick

Donnrua Dream

11st 13lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Gavin Cromwell

Form: 0005-

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Dual Flat winner in Britain; improved effort on his third hurdles start in a Bellewstown maiden hurdle last month; interesting on his handicap debut.

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5th

9

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

16:45 Bellewstown

Someones Wish

11st 7lb

J: Nathan Andrews

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent on inner, outpaced after 2 out, no extra when mistake last

33/1

Form: 526F4- D

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Won a competitive handicap hurdle at Naas 14 months ago; mixed results chasing before running well enough in a 2m3f handicap hurdle at Limerick last month; a case can certainly be made but more rain would help his cause.

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4th

1

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

18:20 Limerick

Wee Charlie

12st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

towards rear

8/1

Form: 500-

Last run: 217 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Colt

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Low grade Flat handicapper; glimpses of ability in a trio of maiden hurdles; handicap debut after seven months off.

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10th

8

11th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 50y

13:50 Punchestown

Kalaroun

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

midfield

16/1

10th

9

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 130y

15:20 Galway

Kalaroun

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

AW winner, modest turf form; showed mild promise on hurdles/yard debut at Killarney.

14/1

Form: 006-

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

No show in three maiden hurdles; new headgear combination tried here for his handicap debut and worth a market check.

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6th

1

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

15:45 Limerick

Beggars Rock

11st 12lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Declan Queally

Was third in a point on fourth start in that sphere; however, has been tailed-off in two maiden hurdles and needs loads of improvement with a tongue-tie on.

22/1

33/1

Form: 850-

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten in a tongue-tie on his third maiden hurdle start at Naas last month; best watched on his handicap debut.

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11th

19

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

13:30 Naas

Lets Avit

11st 4lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Mild promise when fifth at Ballinrobe on the second of two outings last summer; might prefer better ground but may improve with a tongue-tie fitted.

20/1

5th

3

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 143y

17:20 Ballinrobe

Lets Avit

11st 0lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Early mistakes on debut when a long way behind Show No Fear at Killarney; will need more time.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €367.00
Straight Forecast €461.70
Tricast €1725.80
Trifecta €456.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

The Niffler

SPOTLIGHT:

Morepowertoya

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Sovereign Duke

The Irish Sun:

The Niffler