July 07 / 18.13 Wexford

18.13

Good

Pat Farrell Memorial 5th Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 3m 0f 0y
  • 17 runners
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Pat Farrell Memorial 5th Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.70
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 10-2

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point-to-point winner landed good-ground bumper at Killarney last summer; not disgraced after nine months off in Aintree Grade 2 in April before chasing home a strong favourite over 2m4f at Listowel; shapes as though staying trips will suit over hurdles and one to consider.
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0

1

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

15:10 Thurles

Kinbara

12st 0lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Recorded two wide-margin wins in July, over 3m Wexford on good to yielding and over 2m6f at Cartmel; weakened from two out in 2m5f Cheltenham Grade 2 contest a month ago; down in class now.

6/1

4th

3

17th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 1

15:30 Cheltenham

Kinbara

11st 2lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: John C McConnell

Irish 5yo who is 2-2 since switch to hurdles, recording 18l wins at Wexford (3m, good to yielding) and Cartmel (2m6f, heavy) in July; now goes in tongue-tie; faces stiffer opposition upped in class but looks useful and brings respectable RPRs to this bigger stage; interesting contender.

5/1

1st

2

22nd Jul 2023

Soft

2m 6f 31y

Class 4

14:15 Cartmel

Kinbara

11st 9lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Point and bumper winner; easily justified favouritism on hurdles debut at Wexford (3m maiden; good to yielding) a fortnight ago; penalised accordingly but trainer usually does well with his British runners (2-4 at Cartmel this season); likely to have plenty more to offer with conditions to suit.

4/9

7/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 363-93

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Best hurdle efforts have come when getting a stamina test, third at Thurles last season and last month over 2m6f at Downpatrick, only losing second close home after racing prominently; handy weight allowance here and won't mind rain.
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5th

5

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

13:20 Thurles

Glendars Mahler

11st 3lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: James Andrew Fahey

Sligo maiden winner over 2m2f in August; subsequent handicap form below the standard that will be needed here.

20/1

5th

10

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 106y

15:15 Thurles

Glendars Mahler

10st 8lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: James Andrew Fahey

Sligo maiden winner in August but was well behind Costanucci in Listowel handicap and may not want the ground too testing.

25/1

6th

8

17th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:10 Listowel

Glendars Mahler

11st 10lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: James Andrew Fahey

Emphatic Sligo maiden winner over 2m2f; hard to fancy after a poor run in a handicap at Downpatrick.

16/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 257-23 BF

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Useful placed form in bumpers, latest two at this venue when touched off over 2m4f and third when dropped back to 2m; upped in trip for hurdles debut here and is another who doesn't want rain.
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27

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 3f 93y

15:05 Punchestown

Down Around

10st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

held up in rear

27

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 3f 93y

15:05 Punchestown

Down Around

10st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

held up in rear

5th

6

21st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

15:35 Ludlow

Down Around

11st 2lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: P J Rothwell

0-12 for Noel Dooly in Ireland but has run some good races, including when sixth of 22 on handicap debut at Punchestown (2m4f, yielding) last October when last seen; new trainer has sent him over from Ireland for his stable debut and he may well be a serious contender.

9/2

Form: 5 BF

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Point-to-point form nothing to shout about despite twice making the frame; started favourite on yard debut in Tramore bumper last month but too keen and didn't get home after forcing it; sent hurdling now with top professional taking over and enjoys a handy allowance from the bumper winners.
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6th

11

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 88y

16:15 Thurles

Lilys Choice

11st 5lb

J: Carl Millar

T: David Harry Kelly

Improved effort back over hurdles last time when fading into third in a Fairyhouse handicap hurdle last month; better ground would help but has an each-way chance based on that run.

5/1

3rd

9

24th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 210y

15:50 Fairyhouse

Lilys Choice

11st 6lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: David Harry Kelly

Has really struggled in beginners' company here the last twice and struggled on handicap debut over timber three starts ago.

33/1

Form: 4233-2

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict
Bumper winner for Willie Mullins last year and twice touched off in maiden hurdles here, including first start for Liz Doyle in 2m4f contest in May, keeping on well to finish clear of the remainder; good chance of staying this extended trip although won't want too much rain.
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5th

2

16th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:30 Clonmel

High City Roller

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Liz Doyle

Bumper winner for Willie Mullins at Limerick two years ago; twice second in maiden hurdles at Wexford, including first start for Liz Doyle in 2m4f contest last May, keeping on well to finish clear of the remainder; did not seem to stay 3m at the same venue last July and absent since.

6/1

5th

2

16th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:30 Clonmel

High City Roller

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Liz Doyle

led, not fluent 2nd, hampered by loose horse before 4th, headed and weakened before 2 out

6/1

5th

1

7th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

18:13 Wexford

High City Roller

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Liz Doyle

prominent

9/2

Form: U7

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Showed little in three points' and two attempts hurdling; tongue tie tried now.
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6th

9

7th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

18:13 Wexford

Ideal Dilemma

10st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: D M Christie

took keen hold, didn't jump well, prominent, went second before 3rd, not fluent and lost ground 5th

50/1

7th

5

17th Jun 2023

Good

2m 2f 165y

13:45 Downpatrick

Ideal Dilemma

10st 13lb

J: E Walsh

T: D M Christie

towards rear throughout, tailed off

66/1

9

10th Jun 2023

Good

2m 6f 0y

13:55 Punchestown

Ideal Dilemma

11st 12lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: D M Christie

Failed to complete in all three point-to-points.

50/1

Form: 356-0

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Bumper form ordinary and last month's hurdles debut at Punchestown suggests she may need more time.
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17

8th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:30 Bellewstown

Millie In Milan

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Peter Fahey

Second reserve; only fair form in bumpers and beaten 35l on hurdling debut.

7th

13

7th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

18:13 Wexford

Millie In Milan

10st 11lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Peter Fahey

midfield

25/1

10th

11

10th Jun 2023

Good

2m 6f 0y

13:55 Punchestown

Millie In Milan

11st 12lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: Peter Fahey

Bumper form no better than fair and will need to improve plenty to make an immediate impact hurdling.

33/1

Form: 4P-432

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict
Dual bumper winner placed on three of 10 attempts hurdling, including over this trip at Tipperary and most recently clear second to an odds-on shot over 2m6f at Ballinrobe in first-time cheekpieces; sure to be thereabouts.
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7th

4

17th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:45 Listowel

Mistys Gift

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: David Harry Kelly

Won a couple of bumpers in 2021, including at this festival, but frustrating over hurdles and attempting to bounce back after a poor effort over fences at Ballinrobe last month; others preferred.

8/1

0

4

28th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

19:35 Ballinrobe

Mistys Gift

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: David Harry Kelly

towards rear, not fluent 1st, soon midfield, bad mistake 6th, dropped to rear 9th

10/1

Form:

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Pulled up in two point starts and well held on hurdles debut at Punchestown last month.
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4

7th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

18:13 Wexford

Bonilla

11st 4lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Denis Paul Murphy

towards rear

50/1

13th

2

10th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 50y

16:50 Punchestown

Bonilla

11st 12lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Denis Paul Murphy

Pulled up in two point starts and likely to struggle on Rules debut.

100/1

Form: 0-67

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Three bumper runs ordinary enough, surprising if he made an immediate impact hurdling.
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6

7th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

18:13 Wexford

Its Not Ideal

11st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Anthony Mullins

took keen hold, didn't jump well, midfield, mistake 2nd

50/1

7th

4

31st May 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

20:30 Wexford

Its Not Ideal

12st 0lb

J: Mr T Hamilton

T: Anthony Mullins

Kilbeggan comeback effort a step in the right direction but plenty more likely required here.

20/1

6th

5

12th May 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

20:30 Kilbeggan

Its Not Ideal

12st 0lb

J: Conor Clarke

T: Anthony Mullins

Beaten a long way on debut at Wexford last October on heavy ground after racing freely; likely capable of better but best watched on return.

66/1

Form: U9

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Closely related to useful 2m-2m5f hurdle/chase winner Chapmanshype; pulled up in both point-to-points and unseated at first on hurdles debut here in May before midfield finish at Punchestown; likely to need more time.
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7

7th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

18:13 Wexford

Ripplesinthesand

11st 4lb

J: Tommy Brett

T: Ms Margaret Mullins

prominent, midfield when not fluent 7th

33/1

9th

11

10th Jun 2023

Good

2m 3f 170y

15:40 Punchestown

Ripplesinthesand

11st 12lb

J: Tommy Brett

T: Ms Margaret Mullins

Cost 25,000Euros as a 3yo, is closely related to useful 2m-2m5f hurdle/chase winner Chapmanshype; pulled up in both point-to-points and unseated at first on hurdles debut at Wexford recently.

20/1

5

31st May 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:30 Wexford

Ripplesinthesand

11st 0lb

J: Maite Laubies

T: Ms Margaret Mullins

raced in last, mistake and unseated 1st

66/1

Form: 0P6P-5

Last run: 39 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Modest mare seemingly exposed and plenty to find back in maiden company.
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6th

16

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

16:25 Naas

Kadys Dirha

11st 1lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: Thomas P O’Connor

Getting placed in a Clonmel maiden in late 2022 remains her standout effort; struggled badly in handicaps when last seen in early December.

33/1

6th

16

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

16:25 Naas

Kadys Dirha

11st 1lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: Thomas P O’Connor

Getting placed in a Clonmel maiden in late 2022 remains her standout effort; struggled badly in handicaps when last seen in early December.

33/1

0

12

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 14y

14:22 Clonmel

Kadys Dirha

11st 3lb

J: Neil Ryan

T: Thomas P O’Connor

Standout run came when third in 2m maiden here a year ago (soft); well held in handicaps however, latest after a short break at Cork in October; declining mark but remains opposable.

20/1

Form: 7

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Pulled up on her sole point-to-point and no threat on last month's hurdles debut at Tramore; easily passed over for now.
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11

7th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

18:13 Wexford

Kyle Valley

10st 11lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

in rear

50/1

7th

6

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 30y

19:20 Tramore

Kyle Valley

11st 7lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Pulled up on her sole point-to-point in April and very hard to give a chance to.

150/1

Form: 67090-

Last run: 135 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Minor promise in bumpers but nothing yet in maiden hurdles; easily passed over.
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14

7th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

18:13 Wexford

Shes Overlooked

10st 11lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

towards rear

100/1

11th

12

22nd Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 6f 31y

14:50 Punchestown

Shes Overlooked

10st 13lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

Minor promise in bumpers but tailed off in two maiden hurdles so far; up in trip with a fair amount to prove.

20/1

9th

7

30th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 4f 70y

13:57 Punchestown

Shes Overlooked

11st 7lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Sean Thomas Doyle

prominent, not fluent and lost ground 1st, not fluent 2nd, pushed along and lost position after 4 out

150/1

Form: 8

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
First reserve; runner-up in her final point-to-point but faded quite tamely on bumper debut at Punchestown last month; best watched now sent hurdling.
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5th

8

19th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 202y

14:50 Thurles

Lackaneen Mag

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: David Kenneth Budds

prominent, went second after 3 out

16/1

3rd

6

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

14:00 Killarney

Lackaneen Mag

10st 13lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: David Kenneth Budds

Runner-up in a point' and put up an improved effort to fill the same position in a Ballinrobe maiden hurdle last time; there should be more to come and could be involved again.

15/2

Form: 48-

Last run: 250 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Second reserve; both bumper runs last autumn came at Galway, showing some promise on debut when left with plenty to do but then dropped away tamely under more prominent ride on soft ground; reappears over hurdles (closely related to a couple of smart French hurdlers) and still has to be respected from top yard.
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6th

8

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:40 Tramore

Coastguard Lady

11st 5lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Hasn't completed on both chase outings, some maiden hurdle form to recommend; hard to fancy.

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: /FP/9-

Last run: 117 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Third reserve; smart bumper form in 2019, highlighted by Punchestown win and Navan second; stands out on his Naas maiden hurdle second back in 2020 but recent history of bleeding of serious concern and jumped poorly when last seen in March.
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10th

4

14th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:00 Cork

Fantasio Dalene

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent

11/4

17

7th Jul 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

18:13 Wexford

Fantasio Dalene

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Gordon Elliott

Third reserve; smart bumper form in 2019, highlighted by Punchestown win and Navan second; stands out on his Naas maiden hurdle second back in 2020 but recent history of bleeding of serious concern and jumped poorly when last seen in March.

4

10th Apr 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

13:50 Cork

Fantasio Dalene

11st 12lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Gordon Elliott

Smart bumper form in 2019, highlighted by Punchestown win and second in a Listed event at Navan; stands out in this company on his best form, namely a second placing behind the subsequent Albert Bartlett winner Vanillier at Naas with the high-class Stattler third; major doubts raised by a history of bleeding, with three consecutive instances in 2021-22; showed nothing on return at 12s.

16/1

Non-runners

Lackaneen Mag, Coastguard Lady, Fantasio D'alene

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Payout
Exacta €23.90
Straight Forecast €20.70
Trifecta €104.80

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Misty's Gift

The Irish Sun:

Lily's Choice

SPOTLIGHT:

Kinbara

POSTDATA:

Misty's Gift