March 31 / 13.25 Fairyhouse

13.25

Heavy

Ryan’s Cleaning Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £7695.65
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 20 runners
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Ryan’s Cleaning Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 20 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

5/4 (Won)

  • Win: £1.50
  • Place: £1.10

Form: /26-2P D BF

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point winner in 2021; won a Leopardstown bumper the following year before running well in defeat in better company; an 11l runner-up in a 2m Galway maiden hurdle last August; pulled up when odds-on favourite for a seven-runner maiden over 2m4f at Leopardstown last month; several possible excuses emerged; big chance if no lasting ill-effects.
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9th

10

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 149y

16:15 Punchestown

Rath Gaul Boy

11st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Bumper winner had excuses on a couple of occasions hurdling before landing odds last twice in Fairyhouse maiden and Ffos Las novices' eight days ago (easily); can't be ruled out on handicap debut with better ground to suit.

12/1

9th

10

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 149y

16:15 Punchestown

Rath Gaul Boy

11st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Bumper winner had excuses on a couple of occasions hurdling before landing odds last twice in Fairyhouse maiden and Ffos Las novices' eight days ago (easily); can't be ruled out on handicap debut with better ground to suit.

12/1

1st

2

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

13:42 Ffos Las

Rath Gaul Boy

11st 11lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Point and bumper winner; had several excuses when pulled up on his second hurdle run and he made no mistake when landing the odds in impressive style at Fairyhouse (2m, heavy) last month; sets a good standard under a penalty and he's a strong contender for Willie Mullins.

4/9

20/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form: 40

Last run: 108 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point winner for Pat Doyle on good ground at Dawstown last May; finished behind a longer-priced stablemate when soundly beaten in fourth on hurdling debut at Punchestown in November; moderate effort at Naas in December.
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2nd

6

1st Jun 2024

Soft

2m 0f 50y

18:20 Tramore

Elusive Prince

11st 4lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

raced in second throughout, pressed leader and went clear with winner 4th, outpaced after 2 out, kept on

11/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Two wins on the Flat for Sir Mark Prescott; interesting recruit but may need good ground since his wins were obtained on quick ground on turf and on AW; both successes were in 2022 and his form last year was regressive.
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4th

15

8th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 170y

15:07 Punchestown

Omniscient

11st 12lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent, went second 5 out, not fluent last, weakened and lost two places run-in

7/2

2nd

9

21st May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Punchestown

Omniscient

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Won twice for Sir Prescott and positives to take from both his runs over hurdles in maidens at Fairyhouse and Naas; that form is right up there.

15/8

2nd

9

21st May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Punchestown

Omniscient

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Won twice for Sir Prescott and positives to take from both his runs over hurdles in maidens at Fairyhouse and Naas; that form is right up there.

15/8

Form: 6

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Beaten favourite when third at Dromahane on her only point start for Colin Bowe; showed some promise when the stable's second-string on hurdling debut; second reserve
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3rd

3

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 2f 185y

15:02 Downpatrick

One Night Standard

11st 10lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Progressive mare cosily landed a 2m4f mares maiden hurdle at Wexford last month; should be a player here on her handicap debut.

11/4

1st

8

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Wexford

One Night Standard

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

The best of three hurdle starts came when only beaten 6l in a Downpatrick maiden (2m2f) last time on good ground; has a chance if as effective on this softer surface.

8/1

1st

8

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Wexford

One Night Standard

11st 7lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

The best of three hurdle starts came when only beaten 6l in a Downpatrick maiden (2m2f) last time on good ground; has a chance if as effective on this softer surface.

8/1

OUR TIP

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Second foal; dam point winner, sister to good-ground 2m3f hurdle winner Shadows Return.
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4th

2

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Depalma

11st 4lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: C A Murphy

Best of his two hurdle runs was when beaten 19l at Tipperary last time in a much stronger maiden; can go closer today in this lesser contest.

100/30

4th

2

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Depalma

11st 4lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: C A Murphy

Best of his two hurdle runs was when beaten 19l at Tipperary last time in a much stronger maiden; can go closer today in this lesser contest.

100/30

8th

4

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Depalma

11st 4lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: C A Murphy

midfield, no extra before 2 out

22/1

10/1

Form: 4P5

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Three-time Flat winner in France; won 1m6f rated contest last summer on good ground at this venue; two respectable hurdle runs on either side of being pulled up with a slipped saddle at Down Royal; needs to raise his game,
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6th

17

(9)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

En Or

8st 11lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: A J Martin

Won a 1m6f handicap at Fairyhouse last summer; ran okay in a couple of maiden hurdles and could be interesting if the market speaks positively.

16/1

6th

17

(9)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

En Or

8st 11lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: A J Martin

Won a 1m6f handicap at Fairyhouse last summer; ran okay in a couple of maiden hurdles and could be interesting if the market speaks positively.

16/1

7th

5

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Fairyhouse

En Or

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: A J Martin

towards rear, headway after 3 out, in touch with leaders before 2 out, weakened approaching last

10/1

Form: 34

Last run: 94 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Milan mare won a maiden point at Ballyknock on the second of two runs for Sam Curling; £75,000 purchase at Goffs Aintree sale; made a satisfactory start over hurdles when third at Wexford; remote fourth behind the talented Jade De Grugy at Leopardstown; place chance here
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5

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:15 Wexford

Cobra Queen

11st 9lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Point winner; encouraging first two runs over hurdles (beaten 29l by Jade De Grugy) before not giving her running last time; dangerously unexposed on handicap debut.

5/1

5

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:15 Wexford

Cobra Queen

11st 9lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Point winner; encouraging first two runs over hurdles (beaten 29l by Jade De Grugy) before not giving her running last time; dangerously unexposed on handicap debut.

5/1

8th

17

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Fairyhouse

Cobra Queen

11st 5lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

in touch with leaders, weakened before 2 out

5/1

Form: P0

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Nothing so far to suggest he could feature; his stablemate En Or has shown ability.
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6

11th Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 162y

19:15 Sligo

Fairytale New York

11st 6lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Mrs C O’Leary

towards rear, not fluent 1st, bad mistake and unseated 2nd

25/1

Form: 680

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Down the field in three outings in recent months; impossible to make a case for her.
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3rd

9

29th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

18:30 Wexford

Realtin Lonrach

11st 2lb

J: J J Slevin

T: M F O’Dowd

didn't always jump with fluency, midfield, towards rear halfway, headway on outer 2 out, ran on well run-in, went third post

25/1

13th

8

16th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:30 Clonmel

Realtin Lonrach

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: M F O’Dowd

didn't always jump with fluency, prominent, dropped to midfield after 4th, dropped to rear after 7th

14/1

13th

8

16th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:30 Clonmel

Realtin Lonrach

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: M F O’Dowd

didn't always jump with fluency, prominent, dropped to midfield after 4th, dropped to rear after 7th

14/1

Form: 6

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Plenty of improvement is required from debut sixth in a maiden over this trip at Gowran.
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11th

1

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Fairyhouse

Bernies Legacy

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

midfield

33/1

6th

2

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Gowran Park

Bernies Legacy

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Paul Nolan

midfield, headway from 3 out, in touch with leaders when bumped 2 out, soon went fourth, lost two places towards finish

50/1

Form: 900

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Two mid-field finishes in maiden hurdles; perhaps one for handicaps in due course.
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6th

11

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

14:15 Downpatrick

Georgia Celena

11st 11lb

J: Mr Finn Buckley

T: John C McConnell

Shown very little in five runs so far and was pulled up on handicap debut latest.

50/1

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

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

200/1

Form:

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Huge price when in rear first time out in a maiden hurdle at Navan seven weeks ago.
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13th

16

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Fairyhouse

Borora River

11st 5lb

J: E Walsh

T: Patrick Magee

in touch with leaders, lost position after 4 out

200/1

12th

11

11th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 150y

13:45 Navan

Borora River

11st 5lb

J: E Walsh

T: Patrick Magee

midfield

66/1

Form: P0

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Third in a small-field maiden point; has struggled in two maiden hurdle attempts.
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4

29th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

18:30 Wexford

Darcys Friend

11st 8lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: S M Duffy

towards rear

16/1

9th

4

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:10 Clonmel

Darcys Friend

11st 4lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: S M Duffy

Third in a point but shown nothing in trio of starts under rules at triple figure odds.

100/1

9th

4

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:10 Clonmel

Darcys Friend

11st 4lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: S M Duffy

Third in a point but shown nothing in trio of starts under rules at triple figure odds.

100/1

Form: 08

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Pulled up on his sole point-to-point start; has posed no threat in two outings over hurdles; will need a handicap mark.
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5th

9

10th Jun 2024

Good

1m 7f 142y

19:18 Roscommon

Mywayorthehighway

11st 7lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

in touch with leaders early, towards rear after 5th

12/1

6th

6

29th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

18:00 Wexford

Mywayorthehighway

11st 9lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
0-8 on Flat; beaten only a nose in a middle-distance Flat handicap at the Curragh last October; however, her Flat rating is modest (55) and this looks demanding for her hurdling debut.
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15

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 2f 185y

14:32 Downpatrick

Albatala

11st 5lb

J: Dylan Kidd

T: John C McConnell

Best effort came when narrow runner-up over 1m2f at the Curragh in October before running with credit when sixth on the AW; no impact in two hurdle starts since but hard to count her out completely.

20/1

Form: 5790

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well held in three bumpers; down the field on recent hurdling debut; tongue-tie on now.
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9th

7

2nd Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:30 Kilbeggan

Helicon

11st 8lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Modest maiden form; beaten 16l on recent handicap debut at Tipperary and mark looks stiff enough.

16/1

8th

4

15th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

19:00 Tipperary

Helicon

11st 9lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Not a bad effort when fifth in a Tramore maiden hurdle last month; interesting in his first handicap.

7/1

8th

4

15th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

19:00 Tipperary

Helicon

11st 9lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Not a bad effort when fifth in a Tramore maiden hurdle last month; interesting in his first handicap.

7/1

200/1

Form: 8030

Last run: 63 days

W: 11st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Poor bumper form; can be safely left out of calculations.
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10

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

17:50 Limerick

Stellar Jury

11st 5lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: V C Ward

Poor bumper form; massive price when tailed off on hurdling debut at Fairyhouse.

100/1

10

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

17:50 Limerick

Stellar Jury

11st 5lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: V C Ward

Poor bumper form; massive price when tailed off on hurdling debut at Fairyhouse.

100/1

18th

20

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Fairyhouse

Stellar Jury

11st 5lb

J: Mr B M Coonan

T: V C Ward

towards rear

200/1

Form:

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
In a top stable for a top owner; second-favourite when failed to run to expectations on debut in a 25-runner maiden hurdle at Naas five weeks ago; no abnormalities revealed by veterinary examination.
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11th

10

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

13:55 Naas

Pen To Paper

11st 12lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

In a top stable for a top owner; cost 88,000Euro at Goffs Land Rover Sale; first foal; dam bumper and useful hurdle/chase winner, out of unraced half-sister to Gold Cup winner See More Business.

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
German-bred gelding with a decent pedigree; will probably need to acquire experience.
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13

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Fairyhouse

Real Lord

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Francis J Flood

midfield

66/1

Form:

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Always at the back when a big price on his debut at Thurles just over a fortnight ago.
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6

1st Jun 2024

Soft

2m 5f 175y

19:25 Tramore

Wardens Whisper

11st 12lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear

40/1

Non-runners

On The Steel, Storms End, Whatsanotheryear

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €7.70
Straight Forecast €7.79
Trifecta €88.90

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Rath Gaul Boy

The Irish Sun:

Cobra Queen

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Rath Gaul Boy

POSTDATA:

Rath Gaul Boy