August 25 / 17.05 Kilbeggan

17.05

Good

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  • Prize money: £8092.92
  • 2m 3f 0y
  • 7 runners
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Runners: 7 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.50
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 3212-P C

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict
Dual bumper (including here) and maiden hurdle winner is rated 130 after being 2nd in a Grade 2 novice at Fairyhouse, albeit beaten 15l by Nick Rockett; questions after being pulled-up at Galway last time but a big player if bouncing back.
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9

4th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

16:30 Leopardstown

Thecompanysergeant

11st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

prominent, ridden and challenging towards far side before last, joined leader when fell last

20/1

10th

1

15th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 3

13:15 Cheltenham

Thecompanysergeant

12st 0lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Creditable third in a bumper here; disappointing in a hot 2m4f handicap at Naas on latest outing, having won a heavy-ground maiden in March and a 2m3f novice in August before taking fourth of 17 in a valuable 2m handicap at Listowel; major player judged on his best efforts.

20/1

12th

8

12th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 3f 200y

14:00 Naas

Thecompanysergeant

10st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Miss Shauna Larkin

in touch with leaders

12/1

3/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 4-F41 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Useful Flat type easily won a Cork maiden hurdle over this trip on fourth start in this sphere; his jumping needs to be improved upon but he can progress again and be a player today.
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16th

3

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Baltic Bird

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: William Durkan

In good form towards the end of the summer and not a bad run when fifth of six in a novice hurdle at Listowel in September; respected from this sort of mark back in handicap company.

9/1

5th

8

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:10 Listowel

Baltic Bird

11st 2lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: William Durkan

held up in rear, headway after 3 out, weakened approaching last

10/1

2nd

3

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:05 Kilbeggan

Baltic Bird

11st 9lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: William Durkan

Useful Flat type easily won a Cork maiden hurdle over this trip on fourth start in this sphere; his jumping needs to be improved upon but he can progress again and be a player today.

3/1

Form: 2020-1 CD

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Modest Flat maiden was second three times in maiden hurdles before getting off the mark over C&D last time; needs to step up a fair bit on that form.
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13th

8

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 189y

17:10 Punchestown

Mighty Mo Missouri

12st 3lb

J: Jane Griffin

T: Mrs John Harrington

.

16/1

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1

27th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

15:58 Fairyhouse

Mighty Mo Missouri

12st 0lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Mrs John Harrington

1-20, getting off the mark in a maiden hurdle at Kilbeggan in August; hasn't built on that and struggled with his jumping in two recent starts over fences; has to prove he stays this far back over timber.

12/1

Form: 12252P

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 114

Form & Verdict
Won a maiden hurdle at Tipperary in May and some fine runs in defeat until pulled-up last time at Sligo; has to rebound in a major way.
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6th

3

10th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:27 Down Royal

Lady Of The Vale

11st 0lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Andrew Slattery

Won on good ground at Bellewstown in August; has been let down by her jumping on her last two starts; not suited by the race conditions.

50/1

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3

21st Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 6f 150y

15:15 Limerick

Lady Of The Vale

10st 9lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Andrew Slattery

towards rear, not fluent 1st, bad mistake 2nd, in rear when fell 3 out

6/1

3rd

4

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Gowran Park

Lady Of The Vale

10st 11lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Andrew Slattery

Deserved her recent Bellewstown win; all wins on good (to yielding) and probably vulnerable in any case.

14/1

Form: -3813U

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 110

Form & Verdict
Tipperary handicap hurdle winner was since well beaten at Ballinrobe; was weakening when unseating at Galway last time and has to find significant improvement.
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7th

5

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

15:55 Punchestown

Katherine

11st 4lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: Adrian Sexton

Lost her way of late and tailed off here in November; best form is on better ground and enough to prove at present.

33/1

16th

7

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 107y

14:40 Punchestown

Katherine

11st 7lb

J: Mr H E Sexton

T: Adrian Sexton

chased clear leader, lost position 6th

20/1

OUR TIP

Form: 3-01 CD

Last run: 82 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict
Flat maiden won a C&D maiden hurdle last time; the form of that race hasn't really worked out since, so likely has to improve back after a break.
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6

24th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 50y

12:30 Fairyhouse

Men Of Dreams

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: J F Levins

Off the mark in a maiden hurdle at Kilbeggan in June; poor form in three runs since and no signs of a revival when tailed off at Punchestown last month; hard to recommend on chase debut.

33/1

15th

3

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 56y

13:30 Punchestown

Men Of Dreams

12st 0lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: J F Levins

didn't always jump with fluency, prominent early, dropped to midfield after 3rd, almost fell 6th, soon weakened and dropped to rear, tailed off

25/1

Form: 521

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict
Quality Flat type for Johnny Murtagh last year won a Limerick maiden hurdle on third start in this sphere before a fine run on the Flat in a premier handicap at Galway; major chance.
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5th

11

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Listowel

Shajak

11st 1lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Gordon Elliott

Had a simple task in a maiden hurdle at Limerick in July; ran in snatches when flopping at Kilbeggan last time; in between those two runs, put in an excellent effort on the Flat at Galway when third behind Teed Up in the big amateur handicap.

14/1

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5

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:05 Kilbeggan

Shajak

11st 9lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Gordon Elliott

Quality Flat type for Johnny Murtagh last year won a Limerick maiden hurdle on third start in this sphere before a fine run on the Flat in a premier handicap at Galway; major chance.

7/4

3rd

10

(2)

31st Jul 2023

Soft

2m 0f 179y

18:40 Galway

Shajak

11st 9lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Gordon Elliott

Quality Flat horse for Johnny Murtagh last year; comes here on the back of a decisive success in a Limerick maiden hurdle on Thursday; not badly treated on his Flat form and no surprise should he get involved.

10/1

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Payout
Exacta €13.30
Straight Forecast €14.11
Trifecta €49.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Shajak

POSTDATA:

Mighty Mo Missouri

TOPSPEED:

Katherine

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Shajak

The Irish Sun:

Shajak