November 24 / 14.10 Thurles

14.10

Yielding

Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6445.38
  • 2m 7f 13y
  • 17 runners
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Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.80
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 842-42 BF

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Consistent mare and might well have produced a career best when touched off by Henning at Clonmel last month with Roccos Inspiration just behind; unlikely to be much between them again although this mare has more proven form over further; should go close.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

6

7th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 65y

13:30 Fairyhouse

Sainte Dona

11st 7lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Thomas Cooper

made all, soon clear, going best after 3 out, reminder home turn, not fluent 2 out, steadied last, easily

5/2

2nd

5

27th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 6f 120y

13:27 Limerick

Sainte Dona

10st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Thomas Cooper

Way below her best when poor at Cork; former wide margin winner over hurdles at Thurles and showed enough on her two previous starts at Cork to suggest she can hold her own as a Chaser, but a bit to prove now and a claim of the final step on the podium here would probably be a good result.

20/1

6th

7

26th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:20 Cork

Sainte Dona

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Thomas Cooper

raced in third, jumped left and slow jump 3rd

8/1

20/1

  • Place: £6.30

Form: /F92-3

Last run: 53 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Showed that she stays well when runner-up in a 3m Limerick maiden hurdle in March; remote third over an inadequate trip at Killarney last month; others have better credentials.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

12

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:40 Tramore

Glorious Singer

10st 12lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

A 27-race maiden who ran well over hurdles on penultimate; well held only chase start over C&D in January.

16/1

11th

12

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:40 Tramore

Glorious Singer

10st 12lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

A 27-race maiden who ran well over hurdles on penultimate; well held only chase start over C&D in January.

16/1

12/1

  • Place: £6.00

Form: 7654

Last run: 52 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Did some good late work on her sole bumper start at Cork in August; probably ran to a similar level in a mares maiden at Tipperary; more needed here but should do herself justice.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

2

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

14:20 Cork

Caremuchmore

11st 7lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Daniel G Murphy

Placed in a couple of mares maidens over 2m and 2m7f when last seen; off for 16 months but needs to improve a little to have a chance anyway.

12/1

3rd

4

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 13y

14:10 Thurles

Caremuchmore

10st 13lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Daniel G Murphy

Did some good late work on her sole bumper start at Cork in August; probably ran to a similar level in a mares maiden at Tipperary; more needed here but should do herself justice.

12/1

4th

6

3rd Oct 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Tipperary

Caremuchmore

10st 13lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Daniel G Murphy

prominent in chasing group early, pushed along when went modest fourth after 3 out, kept on

10/1

Form: 351

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Two solid runs in bumpers before getting off the mark in that sphere at Wexford last month when ploughing a lone furrow on the inside rail; big step up in trip on her hurdles debut and certainly respected.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

4

16th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 0y

19:00 Clonmel

Ballycashin

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Anthony Mullins

towards rear, smooth headway on outer after 3 out, led when jumped right 2 out, ridden clear run-in, easily

12/1

1st

4

16th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 0y

19:00 Clonmel

Ballycashin

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Anthony Mullins

towards rear, smooth headway on outer after 3 out, led when jumped right 2 out, ridden clear run-in, easily

12/1

6th

15

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 45y

19:05 Punchestown

Ballycashin

10st 12lb

J: Conor Clarke

T: Anthony Mullins

Wexford bumper winner in 2022; hurdles form leaves her with plenty to find.

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Sixth living foal; half-sister to winners Grey Skies (point/2m hurdle), Betterthanalright (2m4f-3m hurdle/chase) and Dontdelay (2m7f-4m hurdle/chase); dam point winner, well held bumper/2m-3m hurdles, out of bumper/2m hurdle winner; home-bred daughter of Imperial Monarch; best watched.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

7

21st Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 100y

18:58 Wexford

Apples In Winter

10st 13lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: Liam Casey

Placed on heavy ground last winter; coped well with better going when third in a mares' maiden at Punchestown recently; an official rating of 98 gives her a definite chance in theory.

6/1

3rd

3

10th Jun 2023

Good

2m 6f 0y

13:55 Punchestown

Apples In Winter

11st 12lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: Liam Casey

Pick of form when second in 2m3f Clonmel mares maiden on heavy last term; hasn't progressed however, well held in handicap there on latest; place prospects at best and first try on decent ground.

8/1

8

31st May 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:00 Wexford

Apples In Winter

11st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Liam Casey

in a maiden hurdle on heavy ground at Clonmel in January; faces a tough task against several higher-rated geldings.

20/1

Form: 2/4-6

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won her sole point for Colin Bowe; showed little on her stable debut at Cork earlier this month; can't be discounted but has a bit to prove.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

8

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

11:40 Naas

Jenny Flex

11st 0lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders halfway

8/1

3rd

6

26th Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 156y

16:55 Clonmel

Jenny Flex

11st 5lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

raced in second, mistake 8th

11/4

1st

12

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 55y

16:45 Downpatrick

Jenny Flex

11st 5lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield early, prominent before 2nd, went second before 3rd, led narrowly 4th, jumped slightly left going best 2 out, soon clear, reduced lead towards finish, always doing enough

9/2

Form: 415522

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Got first run when taking a 2m2f bumper at Sligo in August; creditable second to long odds-on favourite on second hurdles start at Tipperary; faces stiffer task than when second in a maiden hurdle at Sligo last month over this longer trip.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

12

17th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Ginnets Girl

10st 1lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Gordon Elliott

C&D maiden winner in August but soundly beaten in three handicaps over 2m6f since and same story on chase debut last time; needs a big revival to feature.

20/1

6th

8

2nd Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 80y

16:00 Kilbeggan

Ginnets Girl

11st 5lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

pressed leader, prominent after 7th, soon struggling, weakened after 2 out

14/1

Form: 06

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Improved on her second bumper start at Wexford but still well behind Ballycashin; others more likely here.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

6

19th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:43 Kilbeggan

Cool Legacy

11st 7lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Colin Motherway

An 11-race maiden but arrives on the back of a pair of career best efforts; looks feasibly treated back in a handicap and one to consider.

7/1

5th

5

10th Jun 2023

Good

2m 6f 0y

13:55 Punchestown

Cool Legacy

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Colin Motherway

Respectable efforts in Limerick maiden and Gowran handicap last the winter but not progressing and hard to see her featuring in a major way.

20/1

16

31st May 2023

Good

2m 1f 100y

18:30 Wexford

Cool Legacy

11st 7lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: Colin Motherway

Respectable efforts in a Limerick maiden hurdle and a Gowran handicap hurdle during the winter; not consistent enough to be a betting proposition at this stage; second reserve.

Form: 8

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Placed in two points; well beaten on her track debut in a Naas bumper 12 days ago; makes little appeal.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1

11th Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 162y

19:15 Sligo

Getabelle

12st 0lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Liam P Cusack

towards rear, raced in last when not fluent 7th, soon pulled up

6/1

1st

5

27th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 1f 110y

14:25 Sligo

Getabelle

11st 10lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Liam P Cusack

midfield early, not fluent 1st, lost position and towards rear of midfield when niggled along briefly before 2nd, headway when pushed along after 3 out, keeping on when mistake last, ridden when ran on run-in, led final strides

7/2

1st

10

15th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Cork

Getabelle

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Liam P Cusack

Second in 18-runner C&D handicap in August but that was on decent ground; twice runner-up in points on easy ground.

11/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won the last of her three point starts at Punchestown in May; best watched on her track debut.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

6

11th Jun 2024

Good

2m 1f 182y

18:15 Sligo

Pearlofflorida

11st 7lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Liam P Cusack

Last seen falling over fences (chase debut) in November; won the maiden for mares on this card 12 months ago and later ran well in handicaps; good chance if resuming near her best form; goes on most ground.

7/1

0

10

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 0y

11:40 Naas

Pearlofflorida

10st 6lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

towards rear, fell 4 out

16/1

8th

6

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:35 Thurles

Pearlofflorida

11st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Liam P Cusack

Won 2m2f Sligo mares' maiden in June and several solid runs in defeat over various trips since, handling testing conditions at Clonmel on latest; little bit to find with a couple of these on penultimate Navan run.

10/1

Form: 8P0

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Not a factor in three maiden hurdles; makes no real appeal.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10

16th Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:25 Clonmel

Pulltheplug

11st 1lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Michael G Kennedy

Showed nothing in four maiden hurdle starts; rider booking the only aspect that appeals.

25/1

10

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 13y

14:10 Thurles

Pulltheplug

10st 13lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Michael G Kennedy

Not a factor in three maiden hurdles; makes no real appeal.

66/1

14th

10

27th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 3f 92y

13:45 Clonmel

Pulltheplug

11st 7lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Michael G Kennedy

always towards rear, mistake 5th, pushed along and no extra after 7th

150/1

Form: 0343

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 104

Form & Verdict
Going the right way with three solid maiden hurdle efforts, most recently in a 2m3f contest at Clonmel last month when beaten less than a length; steps up in trip here and certainly comes into it if reproducing her last run.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

3

24th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

16:25 Perth

Roccos Inspiration

11st 0lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Olly Murphy

pressed leader, weakened before 2 out, tailed off

11/2

6th

3

24th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

16:25 Perth

Roccos Inspiration

11st 0lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Olly Murphy

Ex-Irish; exposed as a hurdler; won an ordinary maiden hurdle at Uttoxeter in January (2m, heavy); fair efforts over this trip since; more needed on handicap debut.

11/2

3rd

2

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

13:15 Chepstow

Roccos Inspiration

11st 9lb

J: Lewis Saunders

T: Olly Murphy

in touch with leaders, went third after 4 out, outpaced after 3 out, weakened approaching last

5/2

Form: 040333

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Has been showing consistency at least but 93-rated mare has a little bit to find.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

17

26th May 2023

Good

2m 6f 0y

19:45 Limerick

Saint Bernadette

11st 3lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: John Patrick Ryan

Best form early last season was over 3m, notably Listowel maiden third on good; lacks a recent run but does have her conditions so not one to rule out.

12/1

12

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 7f 13y

14:10 Thurles

Saint Bernadette

10st 13lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: John Patrick Ryan

Has been showing consistency at least but 93-rated mare has a little bit to find.

10/1

9

22nd Nov 2022

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:45 Limerick

Saint Bernadette

11st 5lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: John Patrick Ryan

Has made the first three in maiden and handicap company over 3m this autumn; has her chance on just second handicap start.

10/1

Form: B48

Last run: 53 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Promising effort when fourth in a Listowel bumper in September; failed to match that at Tipperary next time; best watched on her hurdles bow.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9

7th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:27 Cork

Kalahari Diamond

11st 5lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Best effort when fourth in a Listowel bumper in September; well beaten since including at Limerick last week; should fare better in this company.

14/1

9th

13

29th Dec 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

15:05 Limerick

Kalahari Diamond

11st 5lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: C Byrnes

towards rear

5/1

Form: 62-46

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in an ordinary maiden hurdle at Clonmel in April and ran to a similar level on her handicap debut at Sligo latest; needs to find more.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

6

11th Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 207y

Class 4

16:35 Perth

Mrs Paisley

11st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

Safely held in handicap hurdles (2m4f-2m6f) on first three starts for Gordon Elliott but wasn't beaten far when fifth here (2m4f, good) on recent chasing debut and might build on that performance now back over hurdles and tried over 3m.

5/1

5th

5

18th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 20y

Class 5

17:06 Perth

Mrs Paisley

11st 4lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

Some early promise over hurdles but she's struggled in handicaps in that sphere and was pulled up at Down Royal (2m4f) in March; has not been with Gordon Elliott for long and this return to quicker ground could help but she needs a major revival on this switch to fences.

8/1

4

17th Mar 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:30 Down Royal

Mrs Paisley

11st 8lb

J: Mr James Robottom

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear of midfield

7/1

OUR TIP

Form: 23-4 BF

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
First reserve; two solid bumper runs in the spring and ran to a similar level behind Ballycashin at Wexford; hurdles debut.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

13

7th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 150y

17:05 Wexford

Glory Liss

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Terence O’Brien

prominent, soon went second, pressed leader 4 out

20/1

7th

6

26th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:45 Limerick

Glory Liss

11st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Terence O’Brien

Showed ability in bumpers for John Kiely and did some late work on her stable debut in a Cork maiden hurdle earlier this month; should improve for that although one or two look more likely.

16/1

5th

6

6th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

14:23 Cork

Glory Liss

11st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Terence O’Brien

in touch with leaders, brief headway 2 out, kept on from last, not reach leaders

16/1

Form: 97P8-6

Last run: 39 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; yet to trouble the judge in 10 runs and unlikely to do so here.
Place /
No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

16th

21

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:42 Naas

Red Finch

10st 13lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

18-race maiden yet to trouble the judge, even during the stable's purple patch last year; back to 2m here after being pulled up over 3m at Listowel when last seen; others preferred.

25/1

0

18

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Red Finch

10st 13lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

0-17, never in the first four; mid-field both starts this season, hard to fancy despite stable's good current form.

14/1

8th

19

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 55y

17:05 Galway

Red Finch

10st 13lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

Yet to finish in the first three and isn't easy to fancy even though yard is in top form.

28/1

Non-runners

Mrs Paisley, Red Finch

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €66.50
Straight Forecast €61.89
Trifecta €734.60

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Sainte Dona

TOPSPEED:

Roccos Inspiration

POSTDATA:

Roccos Inspiration

RP Ratings (IRE):

Sainte Dona

The Irish Sun:

Sainte Dona