July 07 / 17.40 Wexford

17.40

Good

Tote Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 0f 170y
  • 17 runners
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Tote Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.90
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 006-73 CD

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Four wins split equally between hurdles and fences and acts well on this track; third at Kilbeggan last month shows that he's approaching a competitive mark in this sphere.
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13

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 31y

19:50 Ballinrobe

Ricky Langford

10st 2lb

J: Conor Owens

T: P J Rothwell

in rear, detached 5th

9/1

13

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 31y

19:50 Ballinrobe

Ricky Langford

10st 2lb

J: Conor Owens

T: P J Rothwell

in rear throughout, detached 5th, pulled up approaching last

9/1

5th

9

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 2f 57y

12:50 Thurles

Ricky Langford

10st 12lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Six-time winner, including twice in handicap hurdles this season; 2-16 over fences, placed twice in small-field handicaps this season; ran a bit below expectations when third (2 1/4l behind stablemate Ardamir) at Killarney in October.

10/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 626-2F

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in two of his last three completed starts and 4yo is clearly on a competitive mark so should go well for rider recently turned conditional.
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9th

11

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 24y

15:12 Naas

Crafty Gael

11st 2lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Second in a handicap hurdle here in February and unlucky not to win a handicap hurdle during the summer months; not really proven over the trip and probably best watched on his first outing since August.

12/1

3rd

4

13th Aug 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 65y

15:10 Downpatrick

Crafty Gael

11st 11lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Runner-up on his last three completed starts; form of Wexford run has been boosted by another success for the winner Ricky Langford at Cork; good second in the 5.55 at Kilbeggan on Saturday.

4/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 177-43

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Won over 2m3f on testing ground at Clonmel during the winter; fourth over this sort of trip at Tramore and tried 3m last time when placed at Kilbeggan; can't be ruled out.
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7th

2

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Hard Target

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: David Harry Kelly

Consistent hurdler, albeit no great shakes (rated 95); recently made an encouraging chase debut at Tramore (2m6f, good) and now goes in blinkers.

7/1

7th

2

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Hard Target

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: David Harry Kelly

Consistent hurdler, albeit no great shakes (rated 95); recently made an encouraging chase debut at Tramore (2m6f, good) and now goes in blinkers.

7/1

3rd

4

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:10 Tramore

Hard Target

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: David Harry Kelly

Disappointing in his latest hurdle but consistent up until then and there are winning chasers in the family.

25/1

Form: FP-P5P D

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Good spell of form in autumn of 2021 but showed little after leaving this yard; better run after rejoining original trainer (who runs three here) when fifth at Listowel and didn't take to fences here last time; might go okay at a price.
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5th

9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 160y

18:45 Downpatrick

Mullins Cross

10st 4lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: John Joseph Hanlon

in touch with leaders

10/1

5th

9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 160y

18:45 Downpatrick

Mullins Cross

10st 4lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: John Joseph Hanlon

in touch with leaders

10/1

Form: 450-87

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 13lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Best part of three years since she gained second hurdles success; well held in two outings since winter break.
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15th

18

7th Aug 2023

Good

2m 2f 150y

15:43 Cork

Beat Of The Sea

10st 13lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Seamus Fahey

Both hurdle wins have been over this trip at Kilbeggan but latest was nearly three years ago (off 97); tame effort there on latest but penultimate Wexford run okay so don't rule out off basement mark.

14/1

11th

12

21st Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Beat Of The Sea

10st 13lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Seamus Fahey

disputed lead, prominent before 2nd

7/1

5th

13

7th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 170y

17:40 Wexford

Beat Of The Sea

10st 13lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Seamus Fahey

in touch with leaders

33/1

Form: 4/P-03 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Flat and hurdles winner in Britain; much better on third start for this yard at Ballinrobe last month but was 12l off Atlantic Wonder there.
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4th

5

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

14:30 Killarney

Leroy Leroy

11st 3lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Won novice hurdles in Britain back in the day; pretty consistent of late including when placed on soft at Tramore and another solid effort at Wexford last time.

11/4

4th

3

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 100y

16:50 Wexford

Leroy Leroy

11st 9lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: John Joseph Hanlon

towards rear of midfield, headway on outer before 2 out, ran on and went fourth towards finish, not reach leaders

4/1

3rd

3

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Tramore

Leroy Leroy

11st 9lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

prominent, went second before 4 out, led after 3 out, headed after 2 out, lost second approaching last, kept on

7/1

Form: /899-6

Last run: 45 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Sixth of 15 at Punchestown in May on just second handicap start; that was after 227 days off and there should be more to come.
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16th

14

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 140y

14:25 Punchestown

Action Station

10st 10lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

Maiden has run well in defeat at times; needs good ground to show best and blinkers worn at Sligo last time are retained.

20/1

Form: /00-00

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
His three handicap runs have been pretty dire and hard to make a case for him.
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8th

12

7th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 170y

17:40 Wexford

Plusthevat

11st 1lb

J: Sarah Kavanagh

T: P A Fahy

soon led, clear before 3rd, 6 lengths ahead 6th

20/1

15th

15

11th Jun 2023

Good

2m 3f 130y

15:25 Punchestown

Plusthevat

11st 5lb

J: Sarah Kavanagh

T: P A Fahy

Tailed off in a hood at Limerick (2m3f) and that aid is now left off; unconvincing.

100/1

15th

6

26th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:15 Limerick

Plusthevat

11st 8lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: P A Fahy

towards rear

66/1

Form: 500-0

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Glimmer of ability on debut in the autumn; never involved on handicap bow at Tramore but should be better for that first run of the year.
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13th

10

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

14:30 Killarney

Shes My Getaway

11st 4lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

towards rear of midfield

16/1

7th

8

11th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 0y

18:05 Wexford

Shes My Getaway

11st 7lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Best run when 20l behind in a 2m handicap here last time; needs to improve plenty for sharp rise in trip.

20/1

9th

6

7th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 170y

17:40 Wexford

Shes My Getaway

11st 8lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

in rear

25/1

Form: 00-862

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Has been shaping quite well in similar contests and clear of the rest when second of 15 (winner ran okay since) at Roscommon having come from off the pace; tongue-tie did no harm there but now left off; takes a bit of settling so a good gallop is important to his chance; if he gets it, should be hard to beat.
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18th

19

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:10 Punchestown

Atlantic Wonder

11st 0lb

J: A P Heskin

T: A J Martin

in rear

6/1

2nd

12

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

15:20 Navan

Atlantic Wonder

11st 0lb

J: A P Heskin

T: A J Martin

midfield, switched right when not fluent 2 out, soon headway

100/1

Form: 61P-P0 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Hurdle and chase winner last summer but nothing last three starts including in two outings this year.
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7th

12

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

14:05 Naas

Red Striker

10st 1lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

Useful effort when third over 2m at Kilbeggan last August; failed to repeat that form at Bellewstown later that month; not a bad run at Gowran last month for a new stable and after a good break; comes into the reckoning following creditable third in a 25-runner contest at this venue.

7/1

7th

12

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

14:05 Naas

Red Striker

10st 1lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

Useful effort when third over 2m at Kilbeggan last August; failed to repeat that form at Bellewstown later that month; not a bad run at Gowran last month for a new stable and after a good break; comes into the reckoning following creditable third in a 25-runner contest at this venue.

7/1

Form: 98-97

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Has shown little in a bumper and three hurdles although tiny bit of promise in Kilbeggan maiden in April; handicap bow.
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7th

8

7th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Fairyhouse

Ardad Derek

11st 1lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Soundly beaten on his first two handicap starts at Killarney and Wexford; makes no appeal.

33/1

11th

11

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 50y

14:30 Killarney

Ardad Derek

11st 1lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: John Joseph Hanlon

midfield

16/1

Form: 000-74

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
One place behind Action Station on handicap bow at Punchestown and ran okay in eventful, but modest, mares' maiden at Sligo last time; more needed.
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10

25th Apr 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 150y

16:05 Wexford

Shana Cloon

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Knocking on the door in handicap hurdles recently but this is tougher against some unexposed sorts back in a maiden hurdle.

7/1

10

25th Apr 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 150y

16:05 Wexford

Shana Cloon

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Knocking on the door in handicap hurdles recently but this is tougher against some unexposed sorts back in a maiden hurdle.

7/1

2nd

10

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

15:50 Naas

Shana Cloon

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield

7/2

Form: 00UP/9

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Flat winner for Ger Lyons; not shown much yet in this sphere and soundly beaten at Limerick after a long absence.
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7

7th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 170y

17:40 Wexford

Flyin Hawaiian

11st 7lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

towards rear of midfield

20/1

17

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 175y

19:00 Tramore

Flyin Hawaiian

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul Nolan

9th

3

26th May 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:15 Limerick

Flyin Hawaiian

11st 9lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Paul Nolan

towards rear

50/1

OUR TIP

Form: 097-F

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
First reserve; couple of okay runs on the Flat; led before weakening and coming down at the last on handicap bow here in May; fifth over 1m6f at Bellewstown on Thursday.
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11th

3

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 202y

15:25 Thurles

Portarlington

11st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: David Kenneth Budds

Maiden has put in a few fair runs in Flat handicaps and having fallen in first two handicap hurdles much better effort at Killarney recently, making most when third; more needed here though.

7/1

3rd

4

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

14:30 Killarney

Portarlington

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: David Kenneth Budds

Maiden has put in a few fair runs in Flat handicaps; faller on both starts in handicap hurdles but was single-figure odds each time.

8/1

Form: 50-000

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; modest maiden and poor form lately.
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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: 608-44

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; fair fourth here in May; behind both Atlantic Wonder and Leroy Leroy when filling same spot at Roscommon last month.
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13th

6

(3)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Grizabella

9st 9lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Fairyhouse claimer winner over this trip last year has been mostly over hurdles this year; well beaten when last seen on the Flat.

20/1

11th

8

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

14:40 Downpatrick

Grizabella

11st 5lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Won a claimer on the Flat and has managed a couple of fourth placings in handicap hurdles; not beaten far at Wexford in May; met interference in a Flat handicap at Tramore on latest.

12/1

Non-runners

Portarlington, Grinn, Grizabella

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Payout
Exacta €71.80
Straight Forecast €62.86
Tricast €345.15
Trifecta €469.60

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Atlantic Wonder

The Irish Sun:

Shana Cloon

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Hard Target

POSTDATA:

Atlantic Wonder