April 22 / 16.35 Tramore

16.35

Soft

Ladies Day August 17th Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5130.43
  • 2m 0f 160y
  • 13 runners
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Ladies Day August 17th Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

Form: 6424

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point-to-point winner comes here on the back of two good runs in Fairyhouse maiden hurdles on second start for the Cromwell yard; major player.
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1st

6

12th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

13:35 Killarney

Al Gasparo

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Point winner has shown ability in three of his four maiden hurdles (latter two for this yard), only beaten 10l and 4l at Fairyhouse and Tramore latest; likely to be a major player.

13/8

1st

6

12th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

13:35 Killarney

Al Gasparo

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Point winner has shown ability in three of his four maiden hurdles (latter two for this yard), only beaten 10l and 4l at Fairyhouse and Tramore latest; likely to be a major player.

13/8

2nd

1

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

Al Gasparo

11st 4lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

raced in second throughout, challenging when ridden before 2 out, kept on but no match for winner

5/2

OUR TIP

Form: 97

Last run: 199 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Soundly beaten both maiden hurdle runs, easily overlooked.
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8th

11

(3)

21st May 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 20y

19:50 Cork

Benzine

8st 12lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: J Morrison

Put in two reasonable efforts over hurdles this year but never landed a blow on handicap debut at Limerick five days ago when beaten 20l into eighth; little to recommend off same mark.

25/1

8th

11

(3)

21st May 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 20y

19:50 Cork

Benzine

8st 12lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: J Morrison

Put in two reasonable efforts over hurdles this year but never landed a blow on handicap debut at Limerick five days ago when beaten 20l into eighth; little to recommend off same mark.

25/1

8th

12

(9)

16th May 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 3f 55y

16:38 Limerick

Benzine

9st 0lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: J Morrison

Modest enough form although ran okay in a Ballinrobe maiden hurdle last week; more needed.

33/1

Form: U0

Last run: 4 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Maiden pointer and two maiden hurdle runs modest.
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7th

3

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

Deise Bhoy

11st 4lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Kieran Purcell

Maiden pointer and two maiden hurdle runs modest.

66/1

3

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

Deise Bhoy

11st 4lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Kieran Purcell

Maiden pointer and two maiden hurdle runs modest.

66/1

12th

5

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

17:10 Clonmel

Deise Bhoy

11st 4lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Kieran Purcell

Modest form in points and unseated when 100s for rules bow latest.

100/1

Form: 0B0

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Point-to-point winner but nothing to take from three maiden runs in albeit stronger races; probably more one for handicaps.
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5

3rd Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Leopardstown

Desert Cave

11st 12lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: Declan Queally

Form of 122 in points and the form of his 2022 point win worked out nicely; not so much the two 2023 efforts and he was tailed off when making his rules debut last week at 50-1; needs to leave that run behind.

12/1

14th

6

21st Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 148y

13:45 Punchestown

Desert Cave

11st 4lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

Won on his point debut at Ballycrystal in 2022; remote second twice since; best watched on his track debut after almost a year off.

16/1

Form: 00P

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Poor form in three recent maidens, easily discounted.
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25th

4

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

13:55 Naas

Diamondfranticsoup

11st 12lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Eoin Griffin

Tenth foal; half-brother to hurdle winners Kilbarry Chianti and Kilbarry Lilly and to bumper scorer Kilbarry Classic; stable having best season for a while but best watched.

50/1

Form: 57900

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Well held in three bumpers and twice in maiden hurdles.
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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

5th

6

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

Helicon

11st 4lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

midfield, some headway after 3 out, kept on but no impression after 2 out

40/1

Form: 00-7

Last run: 317 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Soundly beaten this time last year in two maiden hurdles and not much better when contesting bumper in June; probably best watched on return with yard having a stronger contender in Whatsyourproblem.
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8th

7

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

Rockys Glory

11st 4lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Queally

Soundly beaten this time last year in two maiden hurdles and not much better when contesting bumper in June; probably best watched on return with yard having a stronger contender in Whatsyourproblem.

50/1

7

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

Rockys Glory

11st 4lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Queally

Soundly beaten this time last year in two maiden hurdles and not much better when contesting bumper in June; probably best watched on return with yard having a stronger contender in Whatsyourproblem.

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Malinas 5yo cost 14,000Euros as a foal; half-brother to winners Favour And Fortune (useful bumper/2m hurdle), Dreal Deal (1m2f-2m Flat inc AW, RPR 93; useful 2m-2m6f hurdle) and Time Marches On (2m1f chase); dam unraced; hooded for debut and market likely best guide.
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3rd

8

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

Sloan Sq

11st 4lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

prominent on outer early, struggling after 3 out, went modest third approaching last, no match for first two

25/1

8

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

Sloan Sq

11st 4lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Malinas 5yo cost 14,000Euros as a foal; half-brother to winners Favour And Fortune (useful bumper/2m hurdle), Dreal Deal (1m2f-2m Flat inc AW, RPR 93; useful 2m-2m6f hurdle) and Time Marches On (2m1f chase); dam unraced; hooded for debut and market likely best guide.

25/1

Form: 809F

Last run: 48 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Little to take from three maidens, handicaps likely to be his scene in due course.
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9

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

Storm Ryder

11st 4lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Ms Helen P Markham

Little to take from three maidens, handicaps likely to be his scene in due course.

50/1

9

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

Storm Ryder

11st 4lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Ms Helen P Markham

Little to take from three maidens, handicaps likely to be his scene in due course.

50/1

13

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 52y

15:40 Thurles

Storm Ryder

11st 4lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Ms Helen P Markham

Recent Punchestown run a small step in the right direction but hard to fancy here.

66/1

Form: 8

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
None too fluent, tailed off on recent Limerick debut.
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10

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

Tidy Fellow

11st 4lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Michael Barry

None too fluent, tailed off on recent Limerick debut.

66/1

10

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

Tidy Fellow

11st 4lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Michael Barry

None too fluent, tailed off on recent Limerick debut.

66/1

8th

8

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

15:45 Limerick

Tidy Fellow

11st 12lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: Michael Barry

Fourth foal; half-brother to point winner Champagne Glory; dam point winning half-sister to bumper and 2m/2m4f hurdle winner Slainte; 5,500euros yearling wouldn't have to be a star to be competitive in this on debut; check market.

28/1

Form: 344

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fell at last when about to win a point-to-point before selling for £150,000; not especially progressive in three 2m maiden hurdle runs but has shown sufficient level of form to be a major player here down in class.
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1st

11

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

Touch Me Not

11st 4lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

jumped well, made all, faced challenge but going best before 2 out, ridden after 2 out, ran on

13/8

11

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

Touch Me Not

11st 4lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Fell at last when about to win a point-to-point before selling for £150,000; not especially progressive in three 2m maiden hurdle runs but has shown sufficient level of form to be a major player here down in class.

13/8

4th

13

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Naas

Touch Me Not

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Fell at last when about to win a point before selling for £150,000; has looked promising in both rules starts but has shaped like he may want a step up in trip.

13/2

Form: 26

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Big run on debut when runner-up in 2m Clonmel maiden in February (heavy) but never counted (jockey said he stopped quickly) in Gowran bumper following month; needs more fluency in jumping.
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4th

12

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

Whatsyourproblem

11st 4lb

J: Paul Townend

T: John Queally

prominent, weakened before 2 out, lost third approaching last

2/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

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Form & Verdict
Westerner mare is second foal of a bumper/2m4f hurdle winner, herself a sister to 3m1f chase winner Kalabaloo, half-sister to smart 2m1f-3m1f hurdle/chase winner Sporting John; nicely-bred newcomer, worth a market check.
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9th

14

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

A Brandy For Bob

10st 11lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Timothy Townend

Westerner mare is second foal of a bumper/2m4f hurdle winner, herself a sister to 3m1f chase winner Kalabaloo, half-sister to smart 2m1f-3m1f hurdle/chase winner Sporting John; nicely-bred newcomer, worth a market check.

16/1

14

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 160y

16:35 Tramore

A Brandy For Bob

10st 11lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Timothy Townend

Westerner mare is second foal of a bumper/2m4f hurdle winner, herself a sister to 3m1f chase winner Kalabaloo, half-sister to smart 2m1f-3m1f hurdle/chase winner Sporting John; nicely-bred newcomer, worth a market check.

16/1

Non-runners

Youmzain Bolt, Dear Ryta, We Will Rock You

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Al Gasparo

The Irish Sun:

Touch Me Not

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Al Gasparo

POSTDATA:

Al Gasparo