November 24 / 13.35 Thurles

13.35 Thurles

Yielding

I.N.H. Stallion Owners EBF Novice Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6693.28
  • 2m 7f 13y
  • 9 runners
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I.N.H. Stallion Owners EBF Novice Hurdle

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

Evs (Won)

  • Win: £1.70
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 21/2-1 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 127

Form & Verdict
Won a bumper here in February 2020 but only two appearances on the track since; plenty to like though about his reappearance effort over C&D three weeks ago when readily accounting for today's rival Silver Gazette; has the ability to be a high class staying novice if they have turned the corner with him.
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1st

1

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 13y

13:35 Thurles

Favori De Champdou

11st 10lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Won a bumper here in February 2020 but only two appearances on the track since; plenty to like though about his reappearance effort over C&D three weeks ago when readily accounting for today's rival Silver Gazette; has the ability to be a high class staying novice if they have turned the corner with him.

Evs

1st

1

3rd Nov 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 66y

16:55 Thurles

Favori De Champdou

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

made virtually all, briefly disputed lead after 1st, faced strong challenge but going okay before 2 out, ridden and clear after 2 out, stayed on

5/2

Form: 50-41

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Good run in a maiden hurdle at Gowran last month was followed by an easy win in a Wexford maiden hurdle on heavy; adaptable as to ground and the step up in trip should be okay; should go well.
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2nd

2

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 13y

13:35 Thurles

Harry Des Ongrais

11st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Good run in a maiden hurdle at Gowran last month was followed by an easy win in a Wexford maiden hurdle on heavy; adaptable as to ground and the step up in trip should be okay; should go well.

5/1

1st

6

31st Oct 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:40 Wexford

Harry Des Ongrais

11st 12lb

J: Davy Russell

T: Henry De Bromhead

60,000Euros 3yo; won his sole point start and not a bad run when fifth in a bumper on St Stephen's Day at Leopardstown; poor Ballinrobe run subsequently but encouraging return early this month when fourth in Gowran maiden over this trip; won't need to improve too much to be a major player here.

5/2

4th

5

1st Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

14:17 Gowran Park

Harry Des Ongrais

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

in touch with leaders, not fluent 5th, pushed along before 2 out, ridden but outpaced after 2 out, kept on

5/1

Form: D1435-6

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Good bumper form, beaten just over 1l by The Nice Guy in a Leopardstown bumper last December; kept on late in a Fairyhouse maiden hurdle two weeks ago but up against it here.
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4th

6

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 13y

13:35 Thurles

Johnny Cigar

11st 4lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: P F O’Donnell

Good bumper form, beaten just over 1l by The Nice Guy in a Leopardstown bumper last December; kept on late in a Fairyhouse maiden hurdle two weeks ago but up against it here.

33/1

6th

10

8th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 55y

14:52 Fairyhouse

Johnny Cigar

11st 4lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: P F O’Donnell

towards rear

10/1

Form: 22-741

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Stayed on strongly to win an ordinary maiden hurdle at Sligo last month; more needed here but stamina looks his forte and should be coming home well.
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5th

4

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 13y

13:35 Thurles

Suain Na Draoicht

11st 10lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Stayed on strongly to win an ordinary maiden hurdle at Sligo last month; more needed here but stamina looks his forte and should be coming home well.

14/1

1st

6

21st Oct 2022

Yielding

3m 1f 90y

16:10 Sligo

Suain Na Draoicht

11st 4lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

raced wide, pressed leader, awkward jump 7th, led after 3 out, pushed along approaching last, ridden when faced challenge run-in, kept on strongly

6/4

4th

12

11th Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 150y

15:30 Punchestown

Suain Na Draoicht

11st 12lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

prominent, pressed leaders when pushed along on inner after 2 out, not fluent when lost third from last, ridden and no extra run-in

9/2

Form: 7S6325

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Chased home Favori De Chapdou here three weeks ago; failed to match that at Clonmel last week but should be more effective back up to this trip; likely to find a few too good though.
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6th

7

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 13y

13:35 Thurles

Silver Gazette

11st 4lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: John Patrick Ryan

Chased home Favori De Chapdou here three weeks ago; failed to match that at Clonmel last week but should be more effective back up to this trip; likely to find a few too good though.

16/1

5th

13

17th Nov 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 60y

12:42 Clonmel

Silver Gazette

11st 4lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: John Patrick Ryan

Fairly useful level of form in maidens, notably early this month when chasing home a potentially smart type at Thurles (3m); still improving and warrants definite consideration here.

7/2

2nd

4

3rd Nov 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 7f 66y

16:55 Thurles

Silver Gazette

11st 4lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: John Patrick Ryan

in touch with leaders, close up 3 out (usual 4 out), soon went second, made strong challenge before 2 out, ridden after 2 out, kept on well but held run-in, no match for winner

10/1

Form: 7580-2

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Best of seven bumper runs was when second to the useful Corbetts Cross at Cork last month; has ability and likely to stay well but this is a tough ask on his hurdles debut.
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7th

5

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 13y

13:35 Thurles

Getaway Charlie

11st 4lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Timothy Doyle

Best of seven bumper runs was when second to the useful Corbetts Cross at Cork last month; has ability and likely to stay well but this is a tough ask on his hurdles debut.

33/1

OUR TIP

Form: 341-3 BF

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won a maiden hurdle at Naas in March but one-paced when third in a Galway novice last month on his reappearance; likely to come on for the run and the step up in trip should suit greatly; probably stable second-string.
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(2)

15th Nov 2022

1m 1f 110y

12:05 Fairview

Jack In The Box

9st 0lb

J: S Khathi

T: J V A Strydom

Form: 3-6

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point winner; decent third in a Wexford bumper 13 months ago and off the track for a year until fading in a Sligo bumper last month; should come on for that but others look much more likely.
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8

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 13y

13:35 Thurles

Western Flyer

11st 4lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: James Andrew Fahey

Point winner; decent third in a Wexford bumper 13 months ago and off the track for a year until fading in a Sligo bumper last month; should come on for that but others look much more likely.

33/1

6th

6

21st Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 2f 0y

17:20 Sligo

Western Flyer

12st 0lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: James Andrew Fahey

took keen hold, prominent, led halfway, headed and weakened from 2f out

7/1

Form: 15471P

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 112

Form & Verdict
Decisive winner of a Fairyhouse maiden hurdle on good ground last month; poor effort in a Listed mare's contest at Limerick since; staying type and likely to do better but others preferred.
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9

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 13y

13:35 Thurles

Time To Rocco

11st 3lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Colin Motherway

Decisive winner of a Fairyhouse maiden hurdle on good ground last month; poor effort in a Listed mare's contest at Limerick since; staying type and likely to do better but others preferred.

12/1

7

23rd Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 6f 100y

15:00 Limerick

Time To Rocco

10st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Colin Motherway

midfield, ridden before 2 out, soon beaten, weakened and behind when pulled up last

20/1

1st

5

8th Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Fairyhouse

Time To Rocco

11st 7lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Colin Motherway

midfield, jumped left and not fluent 1st, in touch with leaders after 7th, pushed along and headway after 3 out, went second before 2 out, led then ridden run-in, won going away

10/1

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Payout
Exacta €11.50
Straight Forecast €12.43
Trifecta €15.90

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Favori De Champdou

TOPSPEED:

Jack In The Box

The Irish Sun:

Harry Des Ongrais

RP Ratings (IRE):

Favori De Champdou

POSTDATA:

Favori De Champdou