April 22 / 17.40 Tramore

17.40

Soft

Anne Valley Walk Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5130.43
  • 2m 5f 110y
  • 16 runners
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Anne Valley Walk Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 31454P

Last run: 84 days

W: 11st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Prominent in the market all starts since joining upwardly mobile yard last summer and had been solid since winning over 2m at Fairyhouse until pulled up at Punchestown in January on heavy; better ground here should suit but stamina unproven.
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Verdict Starting price

1st

10

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Brownstone

11st 6lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Prominent in the market all starts since joining upwardly mobile yard last summer and had been solid since winning over 2m at Fairyhouse until pulled up at Punchestown in January on heavy; better ground here should suit but stamina unproven.

11/2

8/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 323P20

Last run: 69 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
A 17-race maiden with fair placed form to his credit, including C&D second in January; trainer put forward an issue with his palate as an excuse for his flop at Thurles following month; can't rule out.
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Verdict Starting price

11th

3

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Toor Moon

11st 13lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Ms M Flynn

midfield

7/1

11th

3

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Toor Moon

11st 13lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Ms M Flynn

midfield

7/1

2nd

4

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Toor Moon

11st 12lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Ms M Flynn

A 17-race maiden with fair placed form to his credit, including C&D second in January; trainer put forward an issue with his palate as an excuse for his flop at Thurles following month; can't rule out.

8/1

16/1

  • Place: £6.40

Form: 6797

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Ran okay in a C&D maiden last summer (good) but little to recommend since on testing ground; may need more time and better ground.
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Verdict Starting price

12th

7

21st May 2024

Good

2m 4f 134y

16:28 Punchestown

Mrs Biddle

11st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Garrett James Power

Recent Tramore third (2m6f) showed her in a better light, would have gone closer but for pecking badly at the last; one to consider.

7/1

12th

7

21st May 2024

Good

2m 4f 134y

16:28 Punchestown

Mrs Biddle

11st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Garrett James Power

Recent Tramore third (2m6f) showed her in a better light, would have gone closer but for pecking badly at the last; one to consider.

7/1

3rd

8

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Mrs Biddle

11st 7lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Garrett James Power

Ran okay in a C&D maiden last summer (good) but little to recommend since on testing ground; may need more time and better ground.

16/1

10/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 05-82

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Dual point-to-point winner this season finished a remote second in Cork maiden hunters chase early this month (well-backed); mild promise in maiden hurdles this time last year and although opening mark seems on the high side is a potential improver.
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Verdict Starting price

4th

2

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Glady Max

11st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: James Joseph Mangan

Dual point-to-point winner this season finished a remote second in Cork maiden hunters chase early this month (well-backed); mild promise in maiden hurdles this time last year and although opening mark seems on the high side is a potential improver.

10/1

4th

2

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Glady Max

11st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: James Joseph Mangan

Dual point-to-point winner this season finished a remote second in Cork maiden hunters chase early this month (well-backed); mild promise in maiden hurdles this time last year and although opening mark seems on the high side is a potential improver.

10/1

2nd

5

1st Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

16:08 Cork

Glady Max

12st 0lb

J: Mr J Hurley

T: James Joseph Mangan

disputed lead, led clearly after 5 out, awkward jump 2 out, soon headed, no chance with winner run-in

9/2

Form: 497/5-

Last run: 503 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Some promise in maidens but needs to improve loads from C&D handicap debut in December, albeit hampered on that occasion.
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

12

21st May 2024

Good

2m 4f 134y

15:58 Punchestown

Queen Kulina

11st 1lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Peter Croke

Some promise in maidens but needs to improve loads from recent handicap runs at Tramore.

16/1

2nd

12

21st May 2024

Good

2m 4f 134y

15:58 Punchestown

Queen Kulina

11st 1lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Peter Croke

Some promise in maidens but needs to improve loads from recent handicap runs at Tramore.

16/1

5th

14

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Queen Kulina

11st 2lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Peter Croke

Some promise in maidens but needs to improve loads from C&D handicap debut in December, albeit hampered on that occasion.

14/1

Form: FP2930

Last run: 158 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Won 2m4f Sedgefield handicap hurdle for Noel Kelly in 2022; went closest for his current trainer when third at Kelso in September, poor run in first-time cheekpieces latest; would appreciate better ground.
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Verdict Starting price

4th

13

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

I Am Spider Man

11st 6lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

towards rear, headway 4 out, still plenty to do approaching last, kept on well run-in, not reach leaders

12/1

4th

13

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

I Am Spider Man

11st 6lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

towards rear

12/1

6th

1

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

I Am Spider Man

12st 0lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

Won 2m4f Sedgefield handicap hurdle for Noel Kelly in 2022; went closest for his current trainer when third at Kelso in September, poor run in first-time cheekpieces latest; would appreciate better ground.

7/1

Form: 9-4P05

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 2lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
First reserve; over two years since her sole success at Clonmel although definite encouragement from recent Limerick effort; this trip her limit.
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7th

17

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Little Token

11st 2lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: J P O’Keeffe

First reserve; over two years since her sole success at Clonmel although definite encouragement from recent Limerick effort; this trip her limit.

7th

17

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Little Token

11st 2lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: J P O’Keeffe

First reserve; over two years since her sole success at Clonmel although definite encouragement from recent Limerick effort; this trip her limit.

5th

15

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:55 Limerick

Little Token

11st 1lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: J P O’Keeffe

Over two years since her sole success at Clonmel; best run last year was at this venue; hard to fancy based on her last two starts.

16/1

Form: 0-15P3 CD

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Won C&D mares' handicap in November (soft) and back to form at Leopardstown last month when decent third in a better-class handicap in first-time headgear combination (tongue-tie left off here); one to consider although jumping lacks fluency at times.
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Verdict Starting price

8th

5

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Blossom De Mai

11st 8lb

J: Conor Owens

T: P J Rothwell

Won C&D mares' handicap in November (soft) and back to form at Leopardstown last month when decent third in a better-class handicap in first-time headgear combination (tongue-tie left off here); one to consider although jumping lacks fluency at times.

9/2

8th

5

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Blossom De Mai

11st 8lb

J: Conor Owens

T: P J Rothwell

Won C&D mares' handicap in November (soft) and back to form at Leopardstown last month when decent third in a better-class handicap in first-time headgear combination (tongue-tie left off here); one to consider although jumping lacks fluency at times.

9/2

Form: 86060

Last run: 43 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Never sighted on last month's handicap debut at Limerick when hood tried (now discarded); hard to make a case for but yard in good form.
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9th

13

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Mrs Millionaire

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

Never sighted on last month's handicap debut at Limerick when hood tried (now discarded); hard to make a case for but yard in good form.

16/1

9th

13

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Mrs Millionaire

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Declan Queally

Never sighted on last month's handicap debut at Limerick when hood tried (now discarded); hard to make a case for but yard in good form.

16/1

12th

8

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 60y

15:10 Limerick

Mrs Millionaire

11st 6lb

J: Declan Queally

T: Declan Queally

towards rear

10/1

Form: 787040

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Just glimpses of ability in maidens, though beaten a long way last time; probably best watched on handicap debut.
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10th

7

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Heidis Frontiere

11st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Michael G Kennedy

Just glimpses of ability in maidens, though beaten a long way last time; probably best watched on handicap debut.

12/1

10th

7

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Heidis Frontiere

11st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Michael G Kennedy

Just glimpses of ability in maidens, though beaten a long way last time; probably best watched on handicap debut.

12/1

11th

15

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Naas

Heidis Frontiere

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Michael G Kennedy

Modest form in five rules starts so far and no real progress for the switch to hurdles; will be more of a factor in handicaps.

100/1

Form: 589530

Last run: 177 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Placed in staying handicaps at Galway and Listowel in September, absent since tame effort at former venue in October; improvement needed.
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11th

12

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Jacks Fancy

11st 5lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

Placed in staying handicaps at Galway and Listowel in September, absent since tame effort at former venue in October; improvement needed.

8/1

11th

12

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Jacks Fancy

11st 5lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

Placed in staying handicaps at Galway and Listowel in September, absent since tame effort at former venue in October; improvement needed.

8/1

10th

7

28th Oct 2023

Soft

3m 0f 0y

16:52 Galway

Jacks Fancy

11st 5lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Henry De Bromhead

Best efforts have come on last two starts, here over 2m6f and Listowel over 3m, both off this mark; needs a bit more but is one to consider.

7/2

Form: 46/600

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Dual point-to-point winner but plenty to find on recent handicap hurdle efforts at Limerick.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

9

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Wexford

Oscar Tonic

11st 7lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Eamonn Francis Gallagher

Dual point winner is rated only 80 over hurdles and shouldn't be winning this.

66/1

4th

9

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Wexford

Oscar Tonic

11st 7lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Eamonn Francis Gallagher

Dual point winner is rated only 80 over hurdles and shouldn't be winning this.

66/1

12th

15

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Oscar Tonic

11st 0lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Eamonn Francis Gallagher

Dual point-to-point winner but plenty to find on recent handicap hurdle efforts at Limerick.

25/1

Form: 039

Last run: 277 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Beaten a long way in three maidens last summer, jumping not always that fluent; hard to see her making an immediate impact in handicaps after a long break.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

9

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Weliketoparty

11st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Beaten a long way in three maidens last summer, jumping not always that fluent; hard to see her making an immediate impact in handicaps after a long break.

16/1

13th

9

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Weliketoparty

11st 7lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Beaten a long way in three maidens last summer, jumping not always that fluent; hard to see her making an immediate impact in handicaps after a long break.

16/1

9th

16

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:00 Killarney

Weliketoparty

10st 11lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Had an excuse on debut at Punchestown since she was badly hampered at the first hurdle; remote third of four finishers at Kilbeggan; needs to jump more fluently.

33/1

Form: 054070 CD

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 3lb

12 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; Tramore specialist, having won bumper and twice in handicap hurdles over this trip; better for Naas comeback run six days ago but this may come too soon.
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14th

18

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Frazel Express

11st 3lb

T: James M Barcoe

Second reserve; Tramore specialist, having won bumper and twice in handicap hurdles over this trip; better for Naas comeback run six days ago but this may come too soon.

14th

18

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Frazel Express

11st 3lb

T: James M Barcoe

Second reserve; Tramore specialist, having won bumper and twice in handicap hurdles over this trip; better for Naas comeback run six days ago but this may come too soon.

10th

16

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

15:50 Naas

Frazel Express

10st 11lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

in touch with leaders, not fluent and lost ground 1st, soon towards rear

33/1

Form: 4-6P70

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Seven-race maiden, ran no sort of race on yard/handicap debut at Cork last month on the back of a break; cheekpieces now fitted.
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6

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Shes So Glorious

11st 8lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: G Ahern

took keen hold, prominent early, midfield when mistake 8th, soon reminders and weakened, dropped to last and detached when pulled up before 3 out

12/1

6

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Shes So Glorious

11st 8lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: G Ahern

took keen hold, prominent early, midfield when mistake 8th, soon reminders and weakened, dropped to last and detached when pulled up before 3 out

12/1

16th

21

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:58 Cork

Shes So Glorious

10st 2lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: G Ahern

Six-race maiden; one of her better runs when sixth in a maiden hurdle at Listowel when last seen; off 185 days and makes handicap debut for new yard; low opening mark to worth with at least.

25/1

Form: 80P-PP

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Poor form in handicaps, none too fluent when pulled up last time; cheekpieces tried but very hard to fancy.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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16

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Stradbally Village

11st 0lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

prominent, disputed lead from 4th, led narrowly after 6th, headed after 8th, not fluent 9th, soon weakened gradually, dropped to rear before 3 out, slow jump 3 out, soon pulled up

33/1

16

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 110y

17:40 Tramore

Stradbally Village

11st 0lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

prominent, disputed lead from 4th, led narrowly after 6th, headed after 8th, not fluent 9th, soon weakened gradually, dropped to rear before 3 out, slow jump 3 out, soon pulled up

33/1

Non-runners

Ixigreczed, City Limits, Shean Glory

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Payout
Exacta €63.70
Straight Forecast €57.97
Tricast €1416.31
Trifecta €329.90

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Blossom De Mai

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Brownstone

POSTDATA:

Blossom De Mai

The Irish Sun:

Blossom De Mai