January 23 / 14.20 Down Royal

14.20

Yielding To Soft

Pravha Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5130.43
  • 2m 1f 33y
  • 16 runners
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Pravha Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.50
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 09P0-4

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Lightly-raced maiden put up a solid run on seasonal/handicap debut at Fairyhouse and can be a player if improving from that.
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1

2nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 66y

Class 5

13:05 Catterick

Coco Kolada

12st 7lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Karl Thornton

Irish hurdler who justified favouritism at Down Royal (2m1f, soft; drew clear run-in) last week, building on his promising reappearance effort (2m4f); has low mileage and looks likely to progress further; leading player even with 7lb penalty.

8/11

1st

7

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Coco Kolada

11st 8lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Karl Thornton

in touch with leaders, not fluent 1st, not fluent 2nd, prominent behind clear leader after 2nd, headway after 3 out, ridden to lead from last, stayed on

5/1

9/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 740034

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Hasn't been beaten far in maidens and handicaps on occasion, notably when 4th at Punchestown last time; was 2.75l ahead of today's rival Always Enchanting on that occasion; can confirm that form on better terms.
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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

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

33/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 4352PP

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Longstanding maiden has run respectably on the Flat lately but has been poor last twice over hurdles.
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3rd

6

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Breagagh

11st 10lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: S Michael Millar

Longstanding maiden has run respectably on the Flat lately but has been poor last twice over hurdles.

33/1

11th

17

(2)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Breagagh

9st 2lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

Third reserve; 43-race maiden but did little wrong in three solid handicap efforts here; poor run over hurdles at Fairyhouse since but could be in the shake-up if getting a run.

0

13

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 143y

13:15 Fairyhouse

Breagagh

10st 12lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

Longstanding maiden has mostly run well over hurdles and on Flat lately, though a poor run when last seen in this discipline; ground might be too testing.

16/1

40/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 706860

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Soundly beaten off low marks in handicaps and has to find improvement from somewhere to get off the mark.
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1st

15

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

14:30 Down Royal

OFaolains Glory

10st 6lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

made all, jumped slightly right 4th, clear and going okay after 3 out, ridden out run-in, comfortably

14/1

1st

15

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

14:30 Down Royal

OFaolains Glory

10st 6lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

made all, jumped slightly right 4th, clear and going okay after 3 out, ridden out run-in, comfortably, ridden 2 out, mistake last, kept on but no match for winner

14/1

Form: F000

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Showed little on the Flat and in four maiden hurdles so has to show much more now tackling handicaps.
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8th

10

21st Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 41y

16:25 Punchestown

Meoulflower

11st 3lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: P Cluskey

Showed little on the Flat and in four maiden hurdles; beaten almost 30l in fifth on handicap debut at Down Royal last month; others preferred.

20/1

5th

17

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Meoulflower

11st 3lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: P Cluskey

Showed little on the Flat and in four maiden hurdles so has to show much more now tackling handicaps.

40/1

12th

17

29th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Meoulflower

11st 5lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: P Cluskey

Modest on the Flat and hard to make a case for her on the evidence of three hurdle runs.

100/1

Form: 007-0

Last run: 198 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Soundly beaten in four maiden hurdles; probably best watched for future reference on handicap bow after a break.
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6th

15

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Glenabbey

11st 5lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: John Neilan

Soundly beaten in four maiden hurdles; probably best watched for future reference on handicap bow after a break.

50/1

13th

3

9th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 194y

14:35 Sligo

Glenabbey

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: John Neilan

midfield

66/1

7th

3

26th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

12:40 Limerick

Glenabbey

11st 12lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: John Neilan

always towards rear, pushed along before 3 out, soon became detached

100/1

Form: 0000

Last run: 45 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Beaten a long way in four maiden hurdles but is the second of three handicap debutants for this yard and worth a market check.
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7th

2

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Juke Box Rock

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Beaten a long way in four maiden hurdles but is the second of three handicap debutants for this yard and worth a market check.

14/1

Form: 9078U0

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Maiden under all codes has been struggling off this mark and is readily opposed again.
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9th

17

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:52 Down Royal

Perfect Arch

10st 13lb

J: Daire McConville

T: Stephen McConville

towards rear, not fluent 6th, keeping on when hampered by faller after 2 out, never dangerous

14/1

6th

10

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 135y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Perfect Arch

10st 7lb

J: Anna McGuinness

T: Stephen McConville

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield 4 out, keeping on when bit short of room after 2 out, kept on run-in, never on terms

14/1

8th

20

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Perfect Arch

10st 13lb

J: Daire McConville

T: Stephen McConville

led on inner, went clear after 2nd, bad mistake 4 out, reduced lead after 3 out

50/1

Form: 0007-0

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Consistent in defeat on the Flat last year; needs to improve plenty from handicap hurdle debut.
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4th

12

(3)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Special Protector

9st 0lb

J: James Ryan

T: Eoin Doyle

prominent behind clear leader, headway under 2f out, kept on inside final 110yds

10/1

9th

14

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Special Protector

11st 6lb

J: Conor Brassil

T: Eoin Doyle

Consistent in defeat on the Flat last year; needs to improve plenty from handicap hurdle debut.

25/1

10th

8

14th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:55 Naas

Special Protector

11st 13lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Eoin Doyle

Flat maiden but loads of good runs this year for Tim Doyle in varying ground conditions; a hint of ability in 4 maiden hurdles; one to note for new yard.

10/1

Form: P/0-80

Last run: 77 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Showed just a hint of ability in five maiden hurdles; the third of three handicap debutants for this yard here; check the market.
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10th

5

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Superdermo

11st 11lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Gavin Cromwell

Showed just a hint of ability in five maiden hurdles; the third of three handicap debutants for this yard here; check the market.

14/1

11th

11

7th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:13 Fairyhouse

Superdermo

11st 4lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Gavin Cromwell

Has contested four maidens, running his best race last time at Galway but still beaten 20l; up against it.

100/1

8th

9

28th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 90y

15:07 Galway

Superdermo

11st 12lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Gavin Cromwell

No promise in three hurdle starts at huge prices; leading yard but still can't be fancied after a year away.

100/1

Form: -77451 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Finished 2.75l behind Shana Cloon in a Punchestown handicap before easily getting off the mark at Clonmel last time; this is tougher off 9lb higher but respected.
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11th

4

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Always Enchanting

11st 11lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: E J O’Grady

Finished 2.75l behind Shana Cloon in a Punchestown handicap before easily getting off the mark at Clonmel last time; this is tougher off 9lb higher but respected.

100/30

1st

11

11th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 116y

15:20 Clonmel

Always Enchanting

11st 2lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: E J O’Grady

travelled strongly, in touch with leaders, steady headway to lead before 2 out, nudged along and went clear approaching last, easily

10/1

Form: 98-99P CD

Last run: 77 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
C&D maiden winner in 2022 was pulled-up on return in November and seems best watched for the time being.
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12th

11

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Billable Grant

11st 6lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: C A McBratney

C&D maiden winner in 2022 was pulled-up on return in November and seems best watched for the time being.

33/1

0

2

7th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 110y

15:23 Fairyhouse

Billable Grant

11st 11lb

J: A P Heskin

T: C A McBratney

towards rear of midfield, not fluent 4 out, steadied 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up before 2 out

14/1

9th

1

18th Jun 2023

Good

2m 1f 65y

16:40 Downpatrick

Billable Grant

12st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: C A McBratney

Was handed a mark of 116 after shock win in Down Royal maiden last year; poor form in handicaps since and now gets a chance to race in the bottom grade but still hard to fancy; blinkers.

20/1

Form: 00B0

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Just a hint of ability in three completed maiden hurdles but is one of three handicap debutants for this yard and is worth a market check.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

1

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Earlofbrackenstown

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Just a hint of ability in three completed maiden hurdles but is one of three handicap debutants for this yard and is worth a market check.

14/1

11

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Leopardstown

Earlofbrackenstown

11st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Gavin Cromwell

No impact in two outings in November; huge price when brought down at the first at Navan.

200/1

0

4

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Navan

Earlofbrackenstown

11st 7lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear, brought down 1st

66/1

OUR TIP

Form: 7100P0

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Won at Downpatrick in October but has been way below that since and is not easy to fancy.
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14th

3

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Moneynabane

11st 12lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Neill McCluskey

Won at Downpatrick in October but has been way below that since and is not easy to fancy.

33/1

14th

5

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

12:48 Down Royal

Moneynabane

11st 10lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Neill McCluskey

prominent

50/1

0

4

16th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 30y

13:40 Fairyhouse

Moneynabane

11st 5lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Neill McCluskey

midfield

20/1

Form: 98U-40

Last run: 164 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Maiden under all codes; best run over hurdles when 4th at Wexford last May on good ground; this might be too soft for him back after a break.
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0

9

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Lakomet Of Saints

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: J P Flavin

Maiden under all codes; best run over hurdles when 4th at Wexford last May on good ground; this might be too soft for him back after a break.

28/1

11th

5

12th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:55 Kilbeggan

Lakomet Of Saints

11st 8lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: J P Flavin

Tailed off on the Flat at Tramore last month but left his previous form behind when fourth of 14 at Wexford when last seen over timber; could be involved if he builds on that.

7/1

Form: 609364

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Not beaten far off this basement mark on her last few starts; likely to run well again but needs to find more to score.
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0

19

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Outdoor Mozzy

10st 13lb

J: Miss P Elvin

T: P J Rothwell

Not beaten far off this basement mark on her last few starts; likely to run well again but needs to find more to score.

12/1

17

14th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:20 Naas

Outdoor Mozzy

11st 5lb

J: Miss P Elvin

T: P J Rothwell

Not beaten far off this basement mark the last twice under this rider and can be involved again but more needed to score.

8/1

6th

15

2nd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 13y

14:40 Thurles

Outdoor Mozzy

10st 13lb

J: Miss P Elvin

T: P J Rothwell

Best effort so far saw her finish 7l behind Destivelle when third of 15 over C&D a fortnight ago; trainer having an excellent season.

10/1

Non-runners

Backfromtheraces, Cramers Valley, Divilabother, Pana To Milan, Sundrenched

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Payout
Exacta €17.60
Straight Forecast €18.25
Tricast €73.00
Trifecta €105.40

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Shana Cloon

The Irish Sun:

Coco Kolada

POSTDATA:

Outdoor Mozzy

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Pana To Milan