February 13 / 15.08 Thurles

15.08

Heavy

thurles.ie Maiden Hurdle (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5130.43
  • 1m 7f 132y
  • 12 runners
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thurles.ie Maiden Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

8/13 (Won)

  • Win: £1.40
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 04

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Left his debut behind when beaten roughly 3l behind the exciting No Flies On Him in a maiden hurdle at Leopardstown over Christmas; Supreme Novices' entry sets a very good standard here and is hard to oppose.
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1st

5

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 132y

15:08 Thurles

Kings Hill

11st 4lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

in touch with leaders, steady headway halfway, clear with one other on turn before 2 out, pushed along before last, stayed on

8/13

12/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 73159 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Readily beat a good yardstick in a Tipperary bumper in July; beaten out of sight on his hurdles debut at Navan last month; wants better ground and has to give weight here but should be more competitive in this weak race.
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3rd

4

3rd Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Leopardstown

Crooked Tannie

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Cian Collins

Won Tipperary bumper over the summer and showed he handled very testing ground when only beaten 3l at Thurles last time; should be in the mix if he builds on that.

5/2

2nd

1

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 132y

15:08 Thurles

Crooked Tannie

11st 12lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Cian Collins

Readily beat a good yardstick in a Tipperary bumper in July; beaten out of sight on his hurdles debut at Navan last month; wants better ground and has to give weight here but should be more competitive in this weak race.

12/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 262

Last run: 43 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point winner on good; second to long odds-on Aurora Vega in Sligo bumper last summer; raced keenly on hurdling debut against geldings at Punchestown, led before fading out of contention over 2m3f; remote second in a five-runner mares' hurdle at Fairyhouse.
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3rd

10

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 132y

15:08 Thurles

Littlebiggie

10st 11lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Ray Hackett

Point winner on good; second to long odds-on Aurora Vega in Sligo bumper last summer; raced keenly on hurdling debut against geldings at Punchestown, led before fading out of contention over 2m3f; remote second in a five-runner mares' hurdle at Fairyhouse.

8/1

2nd

5

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 36y

12:10 Fairyhouse

Littlebiggie

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Ray Hackett

Point winner on good was second to long odds-on Aurora Vega (unbeaten in three bumpers) in Sligo summer bumper; 80s when raced keenly in last month's hurdling debut against geldings at Punchestown, led before fading out of contention over 2m3f; hood might help.

9/2

Form: 6

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Faded out of contention but showed promise on debut at Punchestown last month; should improve and likely to do better here.
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4th

6

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 132y

15:08 Thurles

Muhtaluza

11st 4lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Faded out of contention but showed promise on debut at Punchestown last month; should improve and likely to do better here.

10/1

6th

13

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 157y

14:05 Punchestown

Muhtaluza

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Third foal; dam unraced half-sister to several winners including useful French jumper Melcastle; interesting as Gordon Elliott's sole runner for this.

8/1

Form: 5P

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Dual winner on the Flat with a rating of 84; decent effort on her hurdles debut at Cork last month but gave way after a couple of mistakes in a 2m4f mares contest at Punchestown on the second attempt; return to this trip and better jumping should enhance her claims here.
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5th

2

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 132y

15:08 Thurles

Queen Of Seduction

11st 5lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Mrs John Harrington

Dual winner on the Flat with a rating of 84; decent effort on her hurdles debut at Cork last month but gave way after a couple of mistakes in a 2m4f mares contest at Punchestown on the second attempt; return to this trip and better jumping should enhance her claims here.

8/1

0

7

29th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:10 Punchestown

Queen Of Seduction

11st 7lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Mrs John Harrington

Dual winner on the Flat, the latest over 1m4f on heavy in October; didn't seem to get home on hurdles debut at Cork early this month and plenty to find with Paggane on that form; not sure this step up in trip will suit.

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 324-23

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Tends to race quite keenly and ran out of steam when third in a Tramore maiden last month; slightly better ground could help his cause; placed in four of his five starts, likely to be a leading player.
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6th

3

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 132y

15:08 Thurles

Cappucino

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Liz Doyle

Tends to race quite keenly and ran out of steam when third in a Tramore maiden last month; slightly better ground could help his cause; placed in four of his five starts, likely to be a leading player.

7/2

3rd

4

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 180y

12:00 Tramore

Cappucino

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Liz Doyle

prominent, led 2nd, headed before 2 out, weakened and lost second approaching last

7/1

Form:

Last run: 44 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Not beaten far when mid-division in a mares' bumper at Punchestown; likely to need experience
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6th

3

21st Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 98y

15:15 Punchestown

Bee Bright

10st 13lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

Down the field in a mares' bumper here; remote seventh on hurdling debut at Thurles.

66/1

7th

8

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 132y

15:08 Thurles

Bee Bright

10st 11lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

Not beaten far when mid-division in a mares' bumper at Punchestown; likely to need experience

33/1

Form: 6

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 11lb

8 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Did okay on her hurdles debut in a better contest at Fairyhouse despite some sloppy jumping; could well get involved here.
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8th

12

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 132y

15:08 Thurles

Realtin Lonrach

10st 11lb

J: J J Slevin

T: M F O’Dowd

Did okay on her hurdles debut in a better contest at Fairyhouse despite some sloppy jumping; could well get involved here.

33/1

Form: 899

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Soundly beaten in a trio of maiden hurdles and likely to fare better in handicaps.
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9th

4

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 132y

15:08 Thurles

Coulrophobia

11st 4lb

J: Ryan Treacy

T: N Stokes

Soundly beaten in a trio of maiden hurdles and likely to fare better in handicaps.

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Modest Flat maiden for Mark Cahill; hurdles debut after 15 months off and best watched for her new stable.
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10th

11

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 132y

15:08 Thurles

On The Spot

10st 11lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Roger Joseph McGrath

Modest Flat maiden for Mark Cahill; hurdles debut after 15 months off and best watched for her new stable.

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Brother to 2m/2m1f hurdle winner Taragrace; dam unraced half-sister to 1m and 10.5f Listed/smart 2m-2m4f hurdle/chase winner Kalderon, from family of German Derby winner Konigsstuhl; staying pedigree and certain to benefit from this experience.
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7

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 132y

15:08 Thurles

Snugsborough Chime

11st 4lb

J: Dillon Maxwell

T: J P Broderick

Brother to 2m/2m1f hurdle winner Taragrace; dam unraced half-sister to 1m and 10.5f Listed/smart 2m-2m4f hurdle/chase winner Kalderon, from family of German Derby winner Konigsstuhl; staying pedigree and certain to benefit from this experience.

50/1

Form: 0P

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well held in a bumper and a maiden hurdle and unlikely to be a player here.
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9

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 132y

15:08 Thurles

Hollies Choice

10st 11lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

Well held in a bumper and a maiden hurdle and unlikely to be a player here.

66/1

0

14

24th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Fairyhouse

Hollies Choice

10st 11lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

Was only 7-1 for a mares' bumper on debut but was too keen and finished tailed off; may do better but tough ask.

20/1

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €7.60
Straight Forecast €8.47
Trifecta €24.70

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Kings Hill

The Irish Sun:

Muhtaluza

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Kings Hill

TOPSPEED:

Kings Hill

POSTDATA:

Kings Hill