December 09 / 12.32 Navan

12.32

Soft

Headfort Arms Hotel Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £6526.55
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 25 runners
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Headfort Arms Hotel Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 25 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

5/4 (Won)

  • Win: £1.50
  • Place: £1.02

Form: /163-2 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Emphatic winner of a Punchestown bumper 13 months ago; third behind promising types Stellar Story and Ile Atlantique at Naas on the second of two runs in winners' bumpers; good chance he can step up a place after second to the promising It's For Me on hurdling debut at Punchestown last month.
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1st

2

27th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Caldwell Potter

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

raced in second, led after 3 out, clear after 2 out, shaken up approaching last, ridden out run-in

11/2

10/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 4

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Placed at Ballindenisk almost a year ago on the second of two starts in points; made a promsing hurdling debut when fourth behind stablemate Slade Steel over C&D; Darragh O'Keeffe keeps the ride, with Rachael Blackmore on Catena Zapata.
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1st

8

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

15:40 Punchestown

Gorgeous Tom

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent, not fluent 4 out, joined leaders going okay before last, ridden and ran on run-in, led towards finish

14/1

1st

8

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

15:40 Punchestown

Gorgeous Tom

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent, not fluent 4 out, joined leaders going okay before last, ridden and ran on run-in, led towards finish

14/1

1st

2

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Naas

Gorgeous Tom

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

led, headed and prominent from 1st, not fluent 5th, switched right before 2 out, soon challenging, ridden to lead run-in, ran on towards finish

3/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 3/3-1 D

Last run: 193 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Ran well in a valuable sales bumper on debut the season before last; off for a year before confirming ability when third in a Punchestown festival bumper in April; had to work hard to win a Ballinrobe bumper in May; however, the form looks solid since runner-up Intense Approach won his next two races; leading contender.
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3rd

2

24th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

13:50 Perth

Dr Eggman

11st 6lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

took keen hold, didn't always jump with fluency, held up in last, headway before 2 out, pressed leaders 2 out, not fluent last, soon no extra

1/2

3rd

2

24th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

13:50 Perth

Dr Eggman

11st 6lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

took keen hold, didn't always jump with fluency, held up in last, headway before 2 out, pressed leaders 2 out, not fluent last, soon no extra

1/2

4th

8

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

14:40 Naas

Dr Eggman

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

raced in third

4/7

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Half-brother to the talented but ill-fated Three Stripe Life; second in a point for Pat Turley at Loughanmore in April 2022; winner It's For Me developed into a leading bumper horse last season and beat Caldwell Potter (the other Elliott runner here) on his hurling debut; may need this.
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5th

4

29th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:40 Punchestown

Hes Ultimate

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Point-to-point second has run just okay in maiden hurdles at Navan and Down Royal, 2m4f trip seemingly stretched him on latest; may ideally want better ground.

13/2

6th

7

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 50y

11:40 Down Royal

Hes Ultimate

11st 4lb

J: Baptiste Le Clerc

T: Gordon Elliott

took keen hold, prominent, went second after 5th, led after 6th

2/1

4th

13

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:32 Navan

Hes Ultimate

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders

8/1

Form: 36-567

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Placed twice in bumpers, with a long interval between those two runs; needs to improve his jumping technique on recent evidence.
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18th

27

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 118y

17:25 Punchestown

Catos Revenge

10st 2lb

T: P J Rothwell

Second reserve; winner at Limerick over Christmas but struggled from revised mark.

18th

27

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 118y

17:25 Punchestown

Catos Revenge

10st 2lb

T: P J Rothwell

Second reserve; winner at Limerick over Christmas but struggled from revised mark.

Form: 22-

Last run: 412 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Dual Flat winner, both on AW at Dundalk; ran twice over hurdles last season, second both times, beaten by Elliott and Mullins runners; has shown that he can handle testing ground with two placed efforts on the Flat in the latter stages of the season; solid claims.
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19th

11

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 94y

15:40 Punchestown

Catena Zapata

11st 9lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Dual 1m winner on AW at Dundalk, placed turf form last autumn; decent seconds in big-field maiden hurdles at Gowran and Limerick last season; another second here this season, but soundly beaten; beaten around 20l on handicap debut at Fairyhouse; needs to improve.

10/1

19th

11

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 94y

15:40 Punchestown

Catena Zapata

11st 9lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Dual 1m winner on AW at Dundalk, placed turf form last autumn; decent seconds in big-field maiden hurdles at Gowran and Limerick last season; another second here this season, but soundly beaten; beaten around 20l on handicap debut at Fairyhouse; needs to improve.

10/1

7th

5

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Fairyhouse

Catena Zapata

11st 8lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Dual AW winner at Dundalk and placed turf form last autumn; decent seconds in big-field maiden hurdles at Gowran and Limerick last season; another second at Punchestown but soundly beaten; might prefer better ground for handicap debut.

10/1

Form: 6-2

Last run: 205 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fair second at Tipperary in May on the second of two bumpers runs; of some interest since the winner was a Willie Mullins-trained odds-on shot who has since completed a hat-trick.
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6th

8

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

13:10 Down Royal

Ah Remy Martin

11st 1lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Thomas Gibney

Was a well-held 2nd to the classy Readin Tommy Wrong in a Tipperary bumper in May but hasn't been near that level in two maiden hurdles; has to do much better.

25/1

3rd

1

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 143y

12:40 Fairyhouse

Ah Remy Martin

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Thomas Gibney

unruly at the post, took keen hold, raced in second and briefly disputed lead, lost second but prominent before 3 out

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Mount Nelson mare comes from a respected source; unraced dam has a decent pedigree.
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10th

21

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:12 Naas

Mythical Vision

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

Beaten around 50l when eighth in a 25-runner Navan maiden won by the smart Caldwell Potter (Grade 1 winner at Leopardstown); fifth-placed Cato's Revenge has won a handicap; can improve.

25/1

8th

25

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:32 Navan

Mythical Vision

11st 5lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Barry Connell

midfield

10/1

Form: /320-0

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Promise in bumpers, including fair sixth on debut in 2022 Goffs Land Rover event; placed twice at Ayr early in the year; struggled over 2m4f here three weeks ago on hurdling debut.
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20th

11

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Leopardstown

Isenay

11st 12lb

J: Daryl Jacob

T: S R B Crawford

Fair form in bumpers but beaten a long way in first two hurdle starts.

100/1

9th

14

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:32 Navan

Isenay

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: S R B Crawford

Promise in bumpers, including fair sixth on debut in 2022 Goffs Land Rover event; placed twice at Ayr early in the year; struggled over 2m4f here three weeks ago on hurdling debut.

33/1

Form: 8

Last run: 193 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Pulled up in a point; down the field in a bumper at Ballinrobe won by today's rival Dr Eggman; has changed stable.
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4

1st Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:23 Cork

Penalty Try

11st 9lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Ross O’Sullivan

prominent on inner, dropped to midfield halfway, weakened from 4 out, pulled up 3 out (jockey said gelding stopped quickly and pulled up)

9/1

4

1st Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:23 Cork

Penalty Try

11st 9lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Ross O’Sullivan

prominent on inner, dropped to midfield halfway, weakened from 4 out, pulled up 3 out (jockey said gelding stopped quickly and pulled up)

9/1

7th

1

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:30 Fairyhouse

Penalty Try

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Ross O’Sullivan

midfield

25/1

66/1

Form:

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Beat only one rival in a Down Royal bumper on debut, no apparent chance at this stage.
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0

4

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Leopardstown

Bonavena

11st 12lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: Peter Fahey

Well beaten in a bumper and maiden hurdle; big outsider.

200/1

11th

3

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:32 Navan

Bonavena

11st 12lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Peter Fahey

Beat only one rival in a Down Royal bumper on debut, no apparent chance at this stage.

66/1

1

26th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 210y

12:10 Punchestown

Bonavena

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

Beaten 40l in a Down Royal bumper on recent debut and can't be fancied on that form.

66/1

Form:

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well held by fourth-placed Gorgeous Tom on running over C&D first time out.
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4th

2

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 2f 185y

17:20 Downpatrick

Glenriver

11st 12lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Tailed off in four starts at huge odds in maiden hurdles; up in trip for handicap debut.

33/1

4th

2

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 2f 185y

17:20 Downpatrick

Glenriver

11st 12lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Tailed off in four starts at huge odds in maiden hurdles; up in trip for handicap debut.

33/1

8th

8

21st Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 148y

13:45 Punchestown

Glenriver

11st 4lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Well beaten in three maiden hurdles although his most recent effort at Fairyhouse was promising enough; needs this for a mark and likely to be suited by further.

33/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point winner on the sixth attempt; jumped untidily at Down Royal on first hurdles run; others much preferred.
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8th

7

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 190y

17:20 Limerick

Agent Tequila

11st 7lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: John C McConnell

Point winner last October at the sixth attempt; well held in maiden hurdles but has kept good company; not easy to assess.

12/1

Form: 9

Last run: 99 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Towards the rear in a mares' bumper at Down Royal on debut, unlikely to feature.
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7

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Georgia Celena

11st 7lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Best of three maiden hurdle runs came at this track; has to improve plenty on handicap debut taking a sharp rise in trip.

25/1

7

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Georgia Celena

11st 7lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Best of three maiden hurdle runs came at this track; has to improve plenty on handicap debut taking a sharp rise in trip.

25/1

12th

18

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Fairyhouse

Georgia Celena

11st 5lb

J: Dylan Kidd

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

50/1

Form: 5-70

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Placed in a couple of points; some promise when fifth in a Punchestown bumper in April; first of his two runs at Punchestown over hurdles better than his more recent display at Fairyhouse.
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12th

13

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

17:20 Bellewstown

Solo Flight

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

16/1

12th

13

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

17:20 Bellewstown

Solo Flight

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

16/1

15th

22

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:32 Navan

Solo Flight

11st 12lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Placed in a couple of points; some promise when fifth in a Punchestown bumper in April; first of his two runs at Punchestown over hurdles better than his more recent display at Fairyhouse.

33/1

Form: 8

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Respectable run in mid-field on debut at Down Royal four weeks ago; likely to need more experience.
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14th

12

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Renard De Noir

11st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

in rear

20/1

14th

12

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Renard De Noir

11st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

in rear

20/1

10th

11

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 50y

11:40 Down Royal

Renard De Noir

11st 4lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: S R B Crawford

Respectable run on debut but a backwards step on second start and stable has stronger cards to play.

66/1

Form: 8

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Failed to justify market support (5-1 second-favourite) when a moderate eighth on debut at Tramore 11 days ago; a lot more depth in this race.
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0

6

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 120y

13:40 Tramore

Party Pack

11st 5lb

J: J J Slevin

T: J P Flavin

midfield, mistake and lost ground 2nd, detached in rear halfway, pulled up after 5 out

25/1

5th

4

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Navan

Party Pack

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: J P Flavin

led, clear after 2nd, reduced lead halfway, headed before 3 out, weakened from 2 out

100/1

Form: 60

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Not a bad first effort when sixth at Punchestown, just in front of today's rival Solo Flight; big price when finishing in mid-field at Naas on second start.
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8th

8

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Schiehallion

11st 9lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

midfield, pecked on landing 4th

20/1

8th

8

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Schiehallion

11st 9lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

midfield, pecked on landing 4th

20/1

18th

21

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:32 Navan

Schiehallion

11st 12lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Not a bad first effort when sixth at Punchestown, just in front of today's rival Solo Flight; big price when finishing in mid-field at Naas on second start.

100/1

Form: 60

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Fell two out when still in with a chance on only point start; low-key rules debut in a bumper; completely tailed off on hurdling debut at Tramore four weeks ago, safe to rule out.
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19th

15

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:32 Navan

Never Present

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

Fell two out when still in with a chance on only point start; low-key rules debut in a bumper; completely tailed off on hurdling debut at Tramore four weeks ago, safe to rule out.

66/1

12th

7

11th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:32 Gowran Park

Never Present

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: John C McConnell

never better than midfield, no extra from 4 out, tailed off

16/1

6th

6

17th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:30 Listowel

Never Present

12st 0lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Half-brother to winning chaser Scotchtown; staying pedigree; favourite at Grennan in May on only point-to-point start for Peter Flood and held a slight lead when falling two out.

8/1

Form: 8

Last run: 152 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Five Flat wins in Germany; placed over 1m5f for this stable on good ground at Down Royal in July; well beaten on hurdling debut at Roscommon; soft ground a concern.
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20th

19

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:32 Navan

Pretty Soldier

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Mervyn Torrens

Five Flat wins in Germany; placed over 1m5f for this stable on good ground at Down Royal in July; well beaten on hurdling debut at Roscommon; soft ground a concern.

50/1

11th

10

(1)

8th Sep 2023

Good

2m 2f 0y

18:05 Down Royal

Pretty Soldier

9st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Mervyn Torrens

Five wins at up to 1m4f in Germany; well held in third over 1m5f here in July and lot more needed with stamina a big concern.

14/1

3rd

3

(3)

28th Jul 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 175y

20:00 Down Royal

Pretty Soldier

9st 13lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Mervyn Torrens

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 3f out, bit short of room on turn 2f out, went third over 1f out, soon no impression

11/1

Form:

Last run: 7 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Never in the hunt when three-figure odds first time out at Fairyhouse; can be ruled out.
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5th

3

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 88y

16:15 Thurles

Brogue Man River

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

No show in three good maiden hurdles; big price when down the field on handciap debut, may be capable of better.

14/1

10

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 77y

13:25 Punchestown

Brogue Man River

11st 3lb

J: Mr J Kidd

T: Gavin Cromwell

No show in three good maiden hurdles; handicap debut here and well worth a market check.

20/1

17th

5

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:35 Leopardstown

Brogue Man River

11st 12lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Huge prices and out the back in two maidens earlier this month.

200/1

100/1

Form: 40

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Fourth in a six-runner bumper at Clonmel on debut; completely tailed off in a maiden hurdle over a staying trip at Down Royal last month.
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12th

5

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 180y

16:50 Naas

Ebony Jade

11st 10lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: J P Dempsey

Third maiden run was okay; well beaten on handicap debut here (2m) in race won by stablemate Hillsdale and steps back up in trip (bred to appreciate it).

16/1

12th

5

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 180y

16:50 Naas

Ebony Jade

11st 10lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: J P Dempsey

Third maiden run was okay; well beaten on handicap debut here (2m) in race won by stablemate Hillsdale and steps back up in trip (bred to appreciate it).

16/1

11th

6

10th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 116y

14:17 Naas

Ebony Jade

11st 4lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: J P Dempsey

A solid 4th in a bumper on debut; best of three hurdle runs when beaten 32l by the classy Tullyhill over C&D last time; of interest on handicap debut.

12/1

Form:

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Huge price when completely tailed off in a C&D maiden in which Gorgeous Tom was fourth.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 0y

13:07 Naas

Cedarmount

11st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: J P Dempsey

Completely tailed off here in November and pulled up at Navan the following month.

200/1

0

8

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:32 Navan

Cedarmount

11st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: J P Dempsey

Huge price when completely tailed off in a C&D maiden in which Gorgeous Tom was fourth.

200/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Hinted at ability in 1m4f Flat maidens for Tony Martin; sole handicap start over 1m6f at the Curragh was too bad to be true; change of stable.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

0

17

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:32 Navan

Peddlers Lane

11st 12lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Mrs Gillian Callaghan

Hinted at ability in 1m4f Flat maidens for Tony Martin; sole handicap start over 1m6f at the Curragh was too bad to be true; change of stable.

50/1

20th

6

(17)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

16:07 Curragh

Peddlers Lane

9st 9lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: A J Martin

towards rear of midfield

14/1

Form: U-P

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Has failed to complete her first two races, looks an awkward ride, can be ruled out.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

3

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

17:20 Tipperary

Deise Bella

11st 11lb

J: Mr P J Cody

T: David J Phelan

Wayward on debut in Thurles bumper and has shown nothing over hurdles since.

100/1

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €6.10
Straight Forecast €4.65
Trifecta €13.10

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Caldwell Potter

The Irish Sun:

Dr Eggman

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Caldwell Potter

TOPSPEED:

Caldwell Potter

POSTDATA:

Caldwell Potter