October 10 / 16.45 Punchestown

16.45

Yielding

Paddy Power ‘Bingoton: A Drama With Balls’ Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £7831.86
  • 2m 7f 0y
  • 19 runners
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Paddy Power ‘Bingoton: A Drama With Balls’ Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

9/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.60
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 6-3232

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Maiden has run well in bumpers, maiden hurdles and on handicap debut at Listowel last time; needs more but stays this trip and yard remains in fine form.
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2nd

2

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

13:20 Thurles

Getaway Charlie

11st 10lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

in touch with leaders, pressed leaders going easily before 2 out, soon challenging, ridden and kept on but no extra after last, no match for winner

6/1

1st

12

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Getaway Charlie

10st 12lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

midfield, headway after 4 out

9/1

8/1

  • Place: £5.20

Form: P1-223

Last run: 46 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 124

Form & Verdict
Won a 2m Kilbeggan maiden in April and has run well in defeat in novice company up to 3m, including at Killarney last time; handicap debut now with cheekpieces replacing blinkers; should run well, though Sea Aster appears to be the yard's selected.
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9th

3

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 6f 147y

15:55 Naas

Stuzzikini

11st 3lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Consistent performer gained a second career win in a Clonmel handicap hurdle in November; well beaten off his new mark at Punchestown later that month; best watched.

20/1

8th

3

26th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 100y

15:00 Punchestown

Stuzzikini

11st 6lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Consistent young hurdler who took his form to a new level with a wide-margin 3m Clonmel win; up 9lb for that but probably capable of sustained progress in tests of stamina such as this.

9/2

1st

4

9th Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

13:40 Clonmel

Stuzzikini

11st 7lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear, headway 4 out

4/1

9/2

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 56-071 C

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict
Won 7-in-a-row between hurdles and fences in 2021 and notched his first win since when scoring readily over fences at Galway last time; 6lb lower over hurdles and has a solid chance.
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0

16

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

3m 5f 130y

12:55 Fairyhouse

Glenquin Castle

10st 2lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Martin Brassil

towards rear of midfield, slow jump towards rear 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

10/1

3rd

12

5th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 4f 0y

15:15 Cork

Glenquin Castle

10st 0lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Martin Brassil

towards rear of midfield, not fluent 11th, in touch with leaders with one circuit to go, prominent 3 out, ridden and no extra after 2 out

10/1

3rd

6

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Glenquin Castle

11st 3lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Martin Brassil

midfield, mistake 2nd

9/2

22/1

  • Place: £4.90

Form: 3-P04P

Last run: 57 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict
Bumper and hurdle winner was consistent last year but not so this term; good 4th at Galway but poor behind A Great View at Ballinrobe 8 days later when it might have come too soon; squeak if bouncing back.
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5

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 20y

14:52 Gowran Park

Another Choice

11st 8lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

Best form is on much better ground; not one of the more obvious candidates on first run since finishing in rear at Cheltenham in November.

33/1

8th

4

18th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 3

15:30 Cheltenham

Another Choice

11st 1lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

Won the second of his 12 races over hurdles; inconsistent in his last five starts, twice a creditable fourth in big-field handicaps at 3m/2m7f in yielding ground and this drop back in trip is a possible help; more to prove on soft (ran on it once, respectably) and has cheekpieces first time.

20/1

Form: F-P148 C

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
Was in decent form over fences earlier in the year but a lesser effort at Kilbeggan last time; won twice when last seen over hurdles in 2021 and chance if back to that form.
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2nd

5

3rd Mar 2024

Soft

3m 4f 61y

16:35 Leopardstown

Outside The Door

11st 4lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Padraig Roche

Four wins over hurdles and fences; not a bad effort in a 3m1f handicap chase at Cheltenham in November last time; another that wouldn't want more rain.

10/1

6th

16

18th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 0y

Class 3

13:10 Cheltenham

Outside The Door

10st 7lb

J: Mr T Power Roche

T: Padraig Roche

Finished well to win over fences at Punchestown (3m, good to yielding) in June and put a lesser effort behind him when fifth in big-field hurdle there last month but, on balance, others look stronger here.

16/1

5th

16

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Outside The Door

10st 9lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Padraig Roche

midfield, in touch with leaders after 4 out

22/1

Form: 39-311 D

Last run: 63 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Won handicaps at Bellewstown (2m4f) and Roscommon over this trip the last twice; withdrawn on unsuitably soft ground twice since; solid chance once the ground doesn't deteriorate.
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0

1

11th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:20 Gowran Park

Hand Over Fist

11st 12lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

held up in rear

3/1

6th

13

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Hand Over Fist

10st 12lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

in touch with leaders

5/1

Form: -6P632

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Three-time hurdle winner has been running well enough in defeat lately, including at Fairyhouse last week; up in grade but can run well off the same mark.
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3

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 2f 66y

12:55 Thurles

Good World

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

prominent, awkward jump 1st, soon unseated

6/1

7th

18

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Good World

10st 5lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

towards rear of midfield

18/1

2nd

8

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Good World

11st 7lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

Stays this distance and seems ready for it after staying-on Kilbeggan third in August; seems to handle softer ground too and likely to go well.

8/1

Form: -3891P CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 7lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict
Old boy returned to form with decisive win at Ballinrobe in August but below par on heavy ground since; course winner has to rebound.
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19th

1

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

A Great View

12st 0lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Denis W Cullen

held up in rear, pushed along before 5th

16/1

6th

10

26th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 100y

15:00 Punchestown

A Great View

10st 2lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Denis W Cullen

Veteran who has won five of his 38 starts over hurdles; did well to win at Ballinrobe in August; however, owner has two more appealing contenders here.

14/1

8th

4

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

A Great View

11st 7lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Denis W Cullen

Old boy returned to form with decisive win at Ballinrobe in August but below par on heavy ground since; course winner has to rebound.

14/1

Form: 20-138

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict
Kilbeggan maiden hurdle winner in August but was poor at Listowel last time and has to rebound.
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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

0

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: 803671

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 107

Form & Verdict
Bumper winner on a sound surface at Clonmel easily got off the mark over hurdles on testing ground at the same track last time; raised 9lb and up in class today but has to be respected.
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0

6

26th Oct 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 37y

15:10 Clonmel

Brianna Lily

10st 10lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Patrick T Foley

Bumper winner here and off the mark over hurdles in C&D handicap in testing conditions last month in ready fashion; ran no sort of race however at Punchestown on better ground since off today's mark but remains of interest given her record here.

6/1

10th

15

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Brianna Lily

10st 10lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Patrick T Foley

Bumper winner on a sound surface at Clonmel easily got off the mark over hurdles on testing ground at the same track last time; raised 9lb and up in class today but has to be respected.

7/1

Form: 23P1P-

Last run: 171 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Maiden hurdle winner in 2021 has been mostly chasing in the last two seasons; won the Ulster National before pulled-up in the Scottish version; 24lb lower hurdle mark so should go well theoretically.
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5th

4

4th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:30 Leopardstown

Malina Girl

11st 11lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Most progressive staying chaser whose best run came when winning valuable 3m4f Cheltenham premier handicap in November on soft; fell at same venue subsequently but encouraging enough Exeter second last month; trip on the short side for hurdles return but 31lb lower hurdles mark can't be sniffed at with added bonus of rider's claim.

6/4

2nd

2

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 54y

Class 1

16:05 Exeter

Malina Girl

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Won the Ulster National (3m4f, soft) last April and ran away with a Grade 3 handicap at Cheltenham (3m3f, soft) in November; also travelling strongly when she fell three out at Cheltenham in December; the problem is her performance in the Classic Chase at Warwick (topweight but favourite) four weeks ago when she made a shortlived effort before four out, before tailing off; big shout if she bounces back.

15/8

7th

1

13th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 5f 54y

Class 1

15:00 Warwick

Malina Girl

12st 0lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Won the Ulster National at Downpatrick (3m4f, soft) last April and ran away with a Grade 3 handicap at Cheltenham (3m3f, soft) in November; raised 11lb to today's mark when back to Cheltenham (3m2f) four weeks ago but was travelling strongly when she fell three out; this trip will suit and it's not hard to think that this mark will also prove manageable; big shout.

9/2

Form: 117-09 D

Last run: 121 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Third runner for yard; won back-to-back handicap hurdles at Navan and Leopardstown in the spring but has been well below that level since over hurdles and fences; needs best again.
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8th

4

26th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 0f 100y

12:45 Punchestown

Wa Wa

11st 10lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Won back-to-back handicap hurdles at Navan and Leopardstown last season; badly out of form on last five starts, though worth noting that this represents a big drop in class after last month's Galway run.

20/1

13th

12

28th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 5f 200y

16:17 Galway

Wa Wa

10st 0lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Better chaser who exploited lower hurdles mark in the spring to record wins at Navan and Leopardstown; handicapper seemed to have his measure afterwards and will need to come on plenty for recent Punchestown comeback run to feature.

16/1

Form: 445466 BF

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Record of 1-17 over hurdles and not bad efforts in this sphere in August; not so good over fences last time; might need to drop a bit in weights.
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10th

2

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

14:00 Tramore

Early Arrival

11st 11lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: James M Barcoe

1-19 over hurdles, 0-10 over fences; has been alternating between hurdling and chasing since course hurdles win in April; jumping has been untidy in two Punchestown outings lately.

14/1

13th

6

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 175y

15:45 Punchestown

Early Arrival

11st 7lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: James M Barcoe

prominent, not fluent 3rd, mistake and lost position 4th

25/1

Form: 0-3165

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 108

Form & Verdict
Winner of a 3m Wexford handicap off 8lb lower in May; decent chase debut next time but a lesser effort since; one to consider.
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2nd

5

16th Dec 2023

Soft

3m 1f 56y

Class 3

12:40 Cheltenham

Midnight Our Fred

10st 5lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: J P Flavin

prominent, pressed leaders after 3 out, led 2 out, ridden after last, headed run-in, stayed on

9/1

2nd

17

27th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 0y

Class 3

16:30 Cheltenham

Midnight Our Fred

11st 3lb

J: Mr D McGill

T: J P Flavin

Irish challenger whose only success came over hurdles at 3m (good) earlier this year; hasn't offered much in two beginners' chasers (reverted to hurdles last time) and this place will test his technique; tongue-tie is new.

40/1

OUR TIP

Form: 00-36F

Last run: 39 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 121

Form & Verdict
Well below his best in two handicap hurdles in the spring but a bit better run in a Wexford novice in May; poor over fences last twice.
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15th

3

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Dovlator

11st 10lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Well below his best in two handicap hurdles in the spring but a bit better run in a Wexford novice in May; poor over fences last twice.

25/1

0

3

1st Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

18:35 Down Royal

Dovlator

11st 1lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Sole win came in 2m5f maiden here last year, showing better form in novice company afterwards; below best in the spring and tailed off on chasing debut in July; tongue tie tried now back hurdling but looks to have it to do on recent form.

16/1

6th

5

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 114y

16:05 Tipperary

Dovlator

11st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Far better than latest placings suggest but hard to know what to expect here on chasing debut from this 0-4 pointer and 1-7 hurdler; worth a market check all the same.

16/1

Form: /PF-65 C

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 122

Form & Verdict
One of two runners for yard; three-time winner has been lightly-raced in the last two years, running mostly over fences; well beaten over hurdles last twice and has questions to answer.
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0

9

9th Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

13:40 Clonmel

Fully Charged

10st 13lb

J: Daire McConville

T: Henry De Bromhead

took keen hold, didn't always jump with fluency, led, mistake 6th, headed and raced in second before 9th, reminders after 9th, lost second and weakened before 10th, dropped to last after 4 out, tailed off when pulled up after 3 out

28/1

16th

2

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Fully Charged

11st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

didn't always jump with fluency, soon led, headed and prominent before 3rd, mistake 7th, soon dropped to midfield, weakened before 4 out

25/1

5th

2

20th Sep 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

15:15 Listowel

Fully Charged

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

led, soon clear

25/1

Form: 01/0-P D

Last run: 61 days

W: 11st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Second runner for yard; pulled-up after returning from a long absence at Sligo and best watched for now.
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0

7

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

Eat The Book

11st 2lb

J: Mr S W Condon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Second runner for yard; pulled-up after returning from a long absence at Sligo and best watched for now.

40/1

0

4

10th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 80y

19:35 Sligo

Eat The Book

11st 8lb

J: Mr S W Condon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Veteran rider partnered him to an unlikely victory at Kilbeggan in April last year; tailed off at Wexford the following month and now has a lengthy absence to overcome; first start for Dermot McLoughlin.

25/1

Form: 7O512

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 110

Form & Verdict
Won a 2m5f Tramore maiden hurdle before finishing 2nd at Listowel over 2m4f in first-time cheekpieces (winner scored again since); blinkers tried today and has prospects of staying this trip; seems yard selected and solid chance.
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6

18th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:20 Navan

Sea Aster

11st 10lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Won maiden hurdle at Tramore in August before going close on handicap debut at Listowel; stayed on okay for fourth at Thurles earlier this month but other possibly on better marks for now.

7/1

4th

5

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 106y

15:15 Thurles

Sea Aster

11st 0lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Wore cheekpieces when second to Costanucci at Listowel and now 10lb better off; too keen in blinkers last time; maiden win came on soft.

8/1

Form: /PF-21 D

Last run: 57 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict
In good form over hurdles lately, winning at Ballinrobe after a fine 2nd at the same track; two decent Flat efforts in defeat since and can be involved.
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7th

13

(3)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

2m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

No Thanks

8st 7lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Matthew J Smith

Dual winner over 2m on turf is 0-7 on AW, most recently never counting over inadequate 1m2f last month; reduced mark and longer trip play to his strengths so don't rule out.

12/1

8th

2

(8)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

No Thanks

10st 1lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Matthew J Smith

midfield

10/1

0

17

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

16:45 Punchestown

No Thanks

10st 8lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: Matthew J Smith

In good form over hurdles lately, winning at Ballinrobe after a fine 2nd at the same track; two decent Flat efforts in defeat since and can be involved.

14/1

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Payout
Exacta €112.60
Straight Forecast €82.14
Tricast €598.04
Trifecta €1346.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Sea Aster

POSTDATA:

Getaway Charlie

TOPSPEED:

Early Arrival

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Sea Aster

The Irish Sun:

Sea Aster