May 11 / 18.48 Clonmel

18.48

Soft

Camida The Source Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 3f 25y
  • 19 runners
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Camida The Source Handicap Hurdle (Div I)

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

Form: /4082-

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Ran a blinder on last month's handicap debut at Tipperary, chasing all-the-way winner from two out when nicely clear of the third-placed Go Gill Go (2m, yielding), staying on strongly; longer trip should suit and likely major player.
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8th

4

17th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Listowel

Rathnaleen Kal

11st 12lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Consistent over the past five months apart from a disappointing Cork run in July; bounced back from that when winning at the same venue last month; 5lb higher now

10/1

1st

12

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 150y

16:53 Cork

Rathnaleen Kal

11st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

midfield, good headway and prominent after 4 out, went second before 3 out, 2 lengths down last, ridden and ran on well final 110yds, led final strides

12/1

Form: 0/000-

Last run: 123 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Has had several trainers, poor form last season in light campaign and first start for Gavin Cromwell here with hood tried.
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15

(7)

15th Jun 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 0y

20:30 Leopardstown

Reflectionist

8st 11lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

1st

2

26th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:15 Limerick

Reflectionist

11st 11lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent 4 out, challenging on inner when edged left and bumped rival before 2 out, soon led, clear approaching last, easily

Evs

1st

8

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 80y

17:20 Punchestown

Reflectionist

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

A 17-race maiden who has had a few trainers but it was an encouraging start for this one when going close at Clonmel (2m3f, soft); finished well there in the new hood and the winner had gone close the time before; strongly considered.

2/1

Form: /4042-

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Point-to-point winner at Bandon in February and both handicap hurdle runs since have been solid, latest when clear second to a progressive type (winner again next time) over C&D (heavy) last month; 4lb higher but should go well.
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4th

4

7th Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:20 Clonmel

Lilian Bland

11st 10lb

J: Mr M J Sweeney

T: Niall Patrick Hennessy

Won at Thurles in heavy ground but was a poor fourth here next time; a better run at Killarney since but was still beaten 19l; needs more.

11/1

Form: 9068U-

Last run: 67 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Placed in a 2m maiden here at the start of last season but didn't progress in handicaps and unseated early on chasing debut last time; back hurdling with questions to answer.
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10th

9

10th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 0y

17:00 Roscommon

Latest Model

10st 8lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

towards rear throughout, pushed along and no impression from 3 out

25/1

7th

9

21st Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 100y

18:58 Wexford

Latest Model

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Has plenty of handicap experience; good run at Clonmel three starts ago when close-up in fourth in a contest in which dual subsequent winner Reflectionist was second; needs to improve on last week's Sligo run; blinkers now as well as tongue-tie worn before.

20/1

7th

12

13th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

19:08 Sligo

Latest Model

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

in touch with leaders, went third before 7th

6/1

Form: 00073-

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Downpatrick comeback run (2m5f, soft) a definite step in the right direction; should go well if coping with drop in trip.
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10th

4

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

14:50 Downpatrick

Aliunde

11st 13lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: Mark Michael McNiff

Is 0-11 under rules but major step back in the right direction when beaten less than a length here last month; might come on for that first run in five months and one for the shortlist.

3/1

3rd

5

24th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

18:05 Downpatrick

Aliunde

11st 8lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Mark Michael McNiff

Was in decent form around this time last year when placed over C&D and fair fourth at Ballinrobe; fifth over fences at Down Royal when last seen five months ago.

7/1

3rd

5

24th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

18:05 Downpatrick

Aliunde

11st 8lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Mark Michael McNiff

Was in decent form around this time last year when placed over C&D and fair fourth at Ballinrobe; fifth over fences at Down Royal when last seen five months ago.

7/1

Form: 8/637- C

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 4lb

10 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Maiden winner on debut here in 2021 but without a win since, pick of form when third in 2m handicap two starts back; has her ground but remains unproven over this far.
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3rd

15

29th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

18:00 Wexford

Kate Ill Know

10st 13lb

J: John Shinnick

T: David Kenneth Budds

towards rear, headway into midfield 4 out, disputing third last, kept on well, no match for first two

7th

19

23rd May 2024

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:55 Limerick

Kate Ill Know

10st 13lb

T: David Kenneth Budds

Reserve; winning hurdler but an 11yo now so left it late to go over fences.

7th

19

23rd May 2024

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:55 Limerick

Kate Ill Know

10st 13lb

T: David Kenneth Budds

Reserve; winning hurdler but an 11yo now so left it late to go over fences.

Form: 6049P-

Last run: 114 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Some promising bumper form; creditable fourth here in December but pulled up here over 2m4f following month; hard to fancy playing a major role.
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6th

4

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

15:05 Killarney

Galmar

11st 6lb

J: E Walsh

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Let down by jumping at Limerick last time but previous Tipperary third (over 3m) was a good effort; potential player if jumping better.

7/1

9th

8

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

19:05 Limerick

Galmar

11st 6lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

Not had many chances at staying trips and he finished third over 3m at Tipperary (good to yielding) three weeks ago; didn't look entirely straightforward in the closing stages but at least comes here in some form.

10/1

3rd

5

6th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Tipperary

Galmar

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

towards rear of midfield

16/1

Form: 72009/ D

Last run: 591 days

W: 11st 12lb

13 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Made a promising start for Pat Kelly in 2021 but lost form subsequently and returns from 20 months absence here for new yard.
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8th

13

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 219y

12:15 Thurles

Dorans River

10st 10lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Veteran has enjoyed a new lease of life this year, winning three of his five races (all over hurdles) between June and September; poor display at Listowel when race may have come too soon after Ballinrobe win; has limited chasing experience; did not jump well here late last month, well held by Toofareastiswest on that running.

14/1

5th

7

30th Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 0y

13:15 Thurles

Dorans River

10st 8lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Veteran has enjoyed a new lease of life this year, winning three of his five races (all over hurdles) between June and September; poor display at Listowel when race may have come too soon after Ballinrobe win; has run only five times over fences; form is weak but able to run off 18lb lower than hurdles mark.

8/1

6th

11

20th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Dorans River

10st 5lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: P J Rothwell

Teenager has been rejuvenated lately, winning three of last four, including when arriving late to win at Ballinrobe 5 days ago; 7lb penalty to carry but has to be considered.

9/1

Form: 54053-

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Maiden hurdle winner in 2021; stepped up nicely on comeback run when third at Tipperary last month although has a bit to find with second-placed Rathnaleen Kal on that.
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3rd

2

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

Go Gill Go

11st 6lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: James Grace

Bounced back from a couple of poor runs when an 11l third at Limerick in January; a losing run going back to her sole success in 2021 is off-putting but should have one in her from this sort of mark; very best form on quicker ground.

5/1

3rd

2

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:45 Clonmel

Go Gill Go

11st 6lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: James Grace

Bounced back from a couple of poor runs when an 11l third at Limerick in January; a losing run going back to her sole success in 2021 is off-putting but should have one in her from this sort of mark; very best form on quicker ground.

5/1

Form: 00098-

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 8lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Veteran whose two hurdle wins have been on soft/heavy; never counted on Tramore comeback run last month and hard to see him improving enough to feature here.
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0

6

25th Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Danegeld

11st 8lb

J: John Shinnick

T: J Morrison

A glimpse of promise in four chase starts but has been out of sorts in recent runs and isn't easily fancied.

28/1

15th

8

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 110y

19:49 Tramore

Danegeld

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: J Morrison

Wins spaced between 2015 and 2022; out of sorts since the latter.

50/1

5

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 50y

18:00 Tramore

Danegeld

11st 9lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: J Morrison

Tailed off in both handicap chase starts so far and struggled back over hurdles last time.

Form: 00935- BF

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Best run came when third at Cork over 2m4f after racing too keenly; never landed a blow down in trip when favourite at Tipperary (lost shoe) and plenty to find with Rathnaleen Kal and Go Gill Go on that run.
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10

7th Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

14:48 Market Rasen

Leading The Way

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

Placed over hurdles in Ireland last spring but has struggled over hurdles/fences for current stable since the autumn; 7lb out of the weights; very difficult to enthuse over.

66/1

9

4th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:18 Uttoxeter

Leading The Way

10st 3lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

Placed over hurdles in Ireland last spring but has struggled over hurdles/fences for current stable since the autumn; very difficult to enthuse over.

100/1

9

4th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:18 Uttoxeter

Leading The Way

10st 3lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

Placed over hurdles in Ireland last spring but has struggled over hurdles/fences for current stable since the autumn; very difficult to enthuse over.

100/1

16/1

Form: 8650-0

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Longstanding maiden back from winter break when tailed off at Downpatrick six days ago; hard to fancy.
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10th

12

12th Oct 2023

Good To Firm

2m 0f 161y

Class 5

16:00 Exeter

Grinn

10st 6lb

J: Jay Tidball

T: David Rees

Longstanding maiden who has finished tailed off in her last two runs; opposable.

66/1

9th

9

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

17:35 Worcester

Grinn

11st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: David Rees

Maiden after 33 starts; shaped quite well on last month's stable debut over 2m here but tailed off at Newton Abbot since; Sean Bowen aboard but others have more pressing claims.

20/1

12th

9

22nd Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 5

15:00 Newton Abbot

Grinn

11st 0lb

J: Lorcan Williams

T: David Rees

Not beaten too far on this month's stable debut at Worcester but that took her career record to 0-32; stable also runs Karannelle.

12/1

Form: 0/2P5-

Last run: 51 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Maiden hasn't been beaten far at times, including here over 2m, but was poor on the Flat recently; longer trip could suit so don't dismiss.
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12th

3

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

17:10 Tramore

Duke Otto

11st 12lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Patrick J Flynn

Made giant strides early in the season, including C&D win; handicapper seems to have his measure now though.

12/1

12th

3

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

17:10 Tramore

Duke Otto

11st 12lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Patrick J Flynn

Made giant strides early in the season, including C&D win; handicapper seems to have his measure now though.

12/1

16th

3

27th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:12 Limerick

Duke Otto

11st 13lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Patrick J Flynn

Had made giant strides prior to finding life tough on her recent visit to Cork when upped in trip; should still be competitive off her mark and is worth a close look.

12/1

Form: 865-

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Placed in point-to-point but well held in three maiden hurdles, bit more promising last time in first-time tongue tie; not one to rule out here on handicap debut.
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0

9

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 37y

19:10 Bellewstown

Yewood

11st 7lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Terence O’Brien

led narrowly, headed but prominent before 3rd, hit 4 out

33/1

14th

13

25th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 5y

17:38 Ballinrobe

Yewood

10st 8lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Terence O’Brien

Ordinary maiden form and well beaten on his handicap debut in May; others preferred.

33/1

14th

4

11th May 2023

Soft

2m 3f 25y

18:48 Clonmel

Yewood

11st 10lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Terence O’Brien

Placed in point-to-point but well held in three maiden hurdles, bit more promising last time in first-time tongue tie; not one to rule out here on handicap debut.

9/1

25/1

Form: 000F-

Last run: 250 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Modest maiden form and behind when a faller on recent handicap debut; hard to fancy.
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15th

13

11th May 2023

Soft

2m 3f 25y

18:48 Clonmel

Izeo

11st 3lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Liz Doyle

Modest maiden form and behind when a faller on recent handicap debut; hard to fancy.

25/1

9

3rd Sep 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:45 Wexford

Izeo

11st 3lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Miss Elizabeth Doyle

towards rear of midfield, pushed along 4 out, dropped to rear after 3 out, got behind when mistake and fell last

28/1

Form: /3740-

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Maiden finished third in C&D handicap in September (good-to-yielding) and ran okay at Thurles in first-time cheekpieces; too keen and didn't get home over 3m latest so more expected back in trip here.
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11th

10

17th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 110y

19:49 Tramore

Hockworthy Flyer

11st 4lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Andrew McNamara

Limited mare but Downpatrick placed runs earlier this season bring her into it; can lead; competition too tough latest at Galway; top rider booked.

8/1

7th

17

5th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 150y

13:55 Galway

Hockworthy Flyer

11st 5lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: Andrew McNamara

Winless from 17 starts, went closest when runner-up in a 2m5f handicap hurdle at Downpatrick in May; much more needed.

33/1

OUR TIP

Form: 06274- D

Last run: 171 days

W: 11st 1lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
First reserve; four-time chase winner but 0-26 hurdling; well-handicapped compared to his chase mark but veteran hard to be confident in.
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0

10

27th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 6f 0y

18:35 Limerick

Well Joey

11st 1lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Paul Stafford

Longstanding maiden over hurdles and is a much better chaser (four wins); below par in the latter discipline this year.

25/1

6th

5

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 6f 169y

20:30 Clonmel

Well Joey

11st 8lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Paul Stafford

prominent in chasing group, slow jump 7th

7/1

15

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 50y

18:00 Tramore

Well Joey

11st 8lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Paul Stafford

Form: F7P10- CD

Last run: 207 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; nicely improved for C&D win in September (good-to-yielding) but never counted following month at Cork; back from 7 months' absence and market may prove best guide to his readiness.
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5th

1

7th Jun 2024

Good

2m 6f 169y

20:30 Clonmel

Corkbeg

11st 12lb

J: John Shinnick

T: David Harry Kelly

Two hurdle wins to his name, including here over 2m4f; the best of three chase runs came in a beginners' at Tramore last week; solid chance dropped in grade.

5/1

7th

2

31st May 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

17:20 Tramore

Corkbeg

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: David Harry Kelly

Dual hurdle winner; hasn't shown much on either chase start; should come on for recent return but career best required to get in the mix and probably one for handicaps.

20/1

9th

15

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 110y

18:10 Tipperary

Corkbeg

10st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: David Harry Kelly

prominent, weakened after 2 out

40/1

Form: 7PP00-

Last run: 189 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; no wins since French chase success in 2019, soundly beaten over hurdles when last seen in the autumn.
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8th

16

10th Jun 2024

Good

1m 7f 142y

19:18 Roscommon

So Easy Way

10st 13lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: I Madden

Big price when running well to take third in a 19-runner contest at Tipperary on first run after a break; improvement possible.

10/1

3rd

20

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

So Easy Way

10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: I Madden

Poor on last three hurdle starts and has to be primed on return from a break to score.

33/1

3rd

20

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

So Easy Way

10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: I Madden

Poor on last three hurdle starts and has to be primed on return from a break to score.

33/1

Non-runners

Hockworthy Flyer, Well Joey, Corkbeg, So Easy Way

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Payout
Straight Forecast €63.55
Tricast €207.42

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Aliunde

SPOTLIGHT:

Lilian Bland

The Irish Sun:

Aliunde

POSTDATA:

Lilian Bland