April 23 / 13.50 Tipperary

13.50

Soft

Welcome To Tipperary Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5130.43
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 19 runners
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Welcome To Tipperary Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.00
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 4223

Last run: 61 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict
Point winner; best of four runs in maiden hurdles was when runner-up to subsequent dual Grade 1 winner Dancing City at Navan in December; 3l ahead of Park The Giant that day but hasn't repeated that form since; big chance if back to his best.
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1st

2

13th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 50y

17:40 Killarney

Nas Na Riogh

11st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

jumped right, made virtually all, ridden and faced challenge before last, bumped rival when not fluent and headed from last, rallied and led again when bumped rival towards finish, gamely

15/8

1st

2

13th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 50y

17:40 Killarney

Nas Na Riogh

11st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

jumped right, made virtually all, ridden and faced challenge before last, bumped rival when not fluent and headed from last, rallied and led again when bumped rival towards finish, gamely

15/8

1st

9

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Nas Na Riogh

11st 4lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

made all, nudged along 2 out, pushed along and went clear run-in, readily

7/2

4/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 7-53 BF

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won a point last October and ran a fine race on hurdling debut when fifth in a Cork Listed novice; similar effort when third in a Thurles maiden last month; there should be more to come and this trip looks ideal.
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6th

2

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

18:10 Kilbeggan

Brave Fortune

11st 4lb

J: Jack Doyle

T: P M J Doyle

Point winner last year ran creditably in Listed company on hurdling debut; similar run at Thurles after a break but improved further when runner-up at Tipperary last time; the one to beat on that form.

13/8

6th

2

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 0y

18:10 Kilbeggan

Brave Fortune

11st 4lb

J: Jack Doyle

T: P M J Doyle

Point winner last year ran creditably in Listed company on hurdling debut; similar run at Thurles after a break but improved further when runner-up at Tipperary last time; the one to beat on that form.

13/8

2nd

3

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Brave Fortune

11st 4lb

J: Jack Doyle

T: P M J Doyle

prominent, mistake 3 out, pushed along before 2 out, went second when not fluent last, no chance with winner run-in

4/1

OUR TIP

2/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 15-3 BF

Last run: 196 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Point and bumper winner ran a fine race on hurdling debut when third in a Punchestown maiden over this trip last October, though didn't jump fluently; has the ability to run well on return if ready enough.
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3rd

1

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Pour Les Filles

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

raced in second, pushed along before 2 out, ridden but lost second last, no extra run-in

2/1

3rd

1

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Pour Les Filles

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

raced in second, pushed along before 2 out, ridden but lost second last, no extra run-in

2/1

Form: 333632

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Second runner for yard; placed three times in bumpers and in both maiden hurdle starts up to this trip; the form of his Thurles run last time was franked since and he should be involved today.
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14

15th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:30 Tipperary

Toor Khov

11st 4lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Ms M Flynn

Placed three times in bumpers and first two starts in maiden hurdles at Thurles; similar level of form when fourth in 2m4f Tipperary maiden latest; worth a try at this longer trip.

10/1

1st

14

15th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:30 Tipperary

Toor Khov

11st 4lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Ms M Flynn

midfield, in touch with leaders after 5th, headway and prominent after 3 out (usual 5 out), led narrowly before 2 out, ridden clear after last, reduced lead towards finish, always doing enough

10/1

Form: 6533

Last run: 94 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict
Point winner has run well in his last three maiden hurdle runs behind some smart rivals; has 3l to find with Nas Na Riogh from their clash at Navan in December but improved on that at the same track next time; yard amongst the winners lately; solid chance.
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1st

9

13th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 50y

17:10 Killarney

Park The Giant

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Philip Fenton

Point winner whose third to Dancing City (three Grade 1 wins since) in December catches the eye and fair efforts since; may have needed latest run after three months off.

7/2

1st

9

13th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 50y

17:10 Killarney

Park The Giant

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Philip Fenton

Point winner whose third to Dancing City (three Grade 1 wins since) in December catches the eye and fair efforts since; may have needed latest run after three months off.

7/2

5th

11

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Park The Giant

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Philip Fenton

prominent, weakened before 2 out

7/2

Form: 65-51

Last run: 262 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Showed improved form to get off the mark on fourth bumper start at Galway last August; has a bit to find on return/hurdling debut but shouldn't be underestimated.
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6th

2

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Fortunate Lighting

11st 5lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

midfield, in touch with leaders after 3 out, no impression from 2 out, not fluent last

9/1

6th

2

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Fortunate Lighting

11st 5lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

midfield, in touch with leaders after 3 out, no impression from 2 out, not fluent last

9/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fourth foal; brother to 2m4f hurdle winner Toor Moment; dam unraced half-sister to winners Topolski (1m2f-2m Flat/useful 2m hurdle) and Night Hour (1m-1m4f); best watched for future reference.
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7th

16

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Toor Beag

11st 4lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

towards rear, midfield 5 out, kept on after 3 out, not pace to challenge

50/1

7th

16

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Toor Beag

11st 4lb

J: Ethan O’Sullivan

T: Ms M Flynn

towards rear, midfield 5 out, kept on after 3 out, not pace to challenge

50/1

22/1

Form: 6

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Not a bad debut run when beaten 27l in a Fairyhouse maiden hurdle; should have improved from that and get closer today.
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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

Form: 000

Last run: 211 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well behind in a bumper and two maiden hurdles; tough ask.
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4th

4

12th Jul 2024

Good

2m 3f 60y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Saynothinatall

11st 9lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Darren Collins

Well beaten in two handicaps lately, including here, so has to find improvement.

14/1

14th

2

8th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

16:17 Punchestown

Saynothinatall

11st 12lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Darren Collins

in rear

14/1

12th

13

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Kilbeggan

Saynothinatall

11st 0lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Darren Collins

First sign of promise when ninth of 19 in a Tipperary maiden last month; questionable what he achieved, though.

20/1

Form: 3-32

Last run: 113 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Flat-bred has shown ability when placed in two bumpers and a novice hurdle, notably when a 3.5l runner-up to subsequent Grade 1-placed Staffordshire Knot in a Fairyhouse bumper last time; big chance if repeating that form.
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10th

12

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Recoded

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

took keen hold, prominent, weakened before 2 out

8/1

10th

12

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Recoded

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

took keen hold, prominent, weakened before 2 out

8/1

2nd

6

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:35 Fairyhouse

Recoded

12st 0lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

pressed leader early, led at slow pace after 1f

10/1

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Beaten 24l on sole point start a year ago; tough task on rules debut.
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11th

10

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Notarazoo

11st 4lb

J: Calum Hogan

T: E McNamara

Beaten 24l on sole point start a year ago; tough task on rules debut.

100/1

11th

10

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Notarazoo

11st 4lb

J: Calum Hogan

T: E McNamara

Beaten 24l on sole point start a year ago; tough task on rules debut.

100/1

Form: 00

Last run: 85 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Tailed off in two maiden hurdles and can't be fancied.
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12

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Red Coral House

11st 6lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Liam P Cusack

midfield

33/1

12

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Red Coral House

11st 6lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Liam P Cusack

midfield

33/1

12th

13

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Red Coral House

11st 4lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Liam P Cusack

Tailed off in two maiden hurdles and can't be fancied.

200/1

Form: 90

Last run: 86 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
A solid run in a Galway bumper on debut but was then tailed-off at Naas; has questions to answer on hurdling debut.
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No / Draw
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13th

18

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Cullig

10st 11lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Patrick T Foley

A solid run in a Galway bumper on debut but was then tailed-off at Naas; has questions to answer on hurdling debut.

66/1

13th

18

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Cullig

10st 11lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Patrick T Foley

A solid run in a Galway bumper on debut but was then tailed-off at Naas; has questions to answer on hurdling debut.

66/1

12th

10

28th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 116y

16:20 Naas

Cullig

11st 7lb

J: Mr Pat Taaffe

T: Patrick T Foley

prominent

33/1

Form: 60

Last run: 164 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Tailed-off in two maiden hurdles and can't be fancied.
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14th

5

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

El Phenomeno

11st 4lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J McDonagh

Tailed-off in two maiden hurdles and can't be fancied.

200/1

14th

5

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

El Phenomeno

11st 4lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Michael J McDonagh

Tailed-off in two maiden hurdles and can't be fancied.

200/1

11th

3

11th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:23 Gowran Park

El Phenomeno

11st 7lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Michael J McDonagh

towards rear, not fluent 2nd

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Brother to 2m3f hurdle winner Tommys Charm; dam point/2m6f-3m1f chase winner, closely related to dual-purpose winner Truckers Delight; cost 10,000euros as a 3yo; by a decent sire and could run well on debut.
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15th

15

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Shanroe Nelson

11st 4lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Karl Thornton

Brother to 2m3f hurdle winner Tommys Charm; dam point/2m6f-3m1f chase winner, closely related to dual-purpose winner Truckers Delight; cost 10,000euros as a 3yo; by a decent sire and could run well on debut.

66/1

15th

15

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Shanroe Nelson

11st 4lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Karl Thornton

Brother to 2m3f hurdle winner Tommys Charm; dam point/2m6f-3m1f chase winner, closely related to dual-purpose winner Truckers Delight; cost 10,000euros as a 3yo; by a decent sire and could run well on debut.

66/1

66/1

Form: 485U8

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Has shown some ability in bumpers and maiden hurdles but has plenty to find against some of these.
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5th

9

7th Jul 2024

Good

2m 1f 80y

14:00 Sligo

Thunder Rose

11st 5lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Peter Fahey

Has been unable to build on her well-beaten fifth at Gowran last November; tailed off at Wexford in May.

33/1

6th

11

29th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

19:00 Wexford

Thunder Rose

11st 5lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

towards rear throughout, tailed off

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Modest Flat maiden has been placed twice in that sphere; best watched for future reference on hurdling debut.
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17th

6

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Emperor Of Silk

11st 4lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Luke Comer

Modest Flat maiden has been placed twice in that sphere; best watched for future reference on hurdling debut.

100/1

17th

6

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Emperor Of Silk

11st 4lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Luke Comer

Modest Flat maiden has been placed twice in that sphere; best watched for future reference on hurdling debut.

100/1

9th

9

(4)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Emperor Of Silk

9st 5lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Third runner for yard; maiden after 14 starts was beaten 9l the last twice over C&D and needs plenty more dropped just 1lb from last time.

20/1

Form: 78P

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Hard to fancu on form in two bumpers and a maiden hurdle.
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14th

8

27th May 2024

Good

2m 6f 131y

17:00 Ballinrobe

Little Eddie

11st 4lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Liam P Cusack

midfield, jumped left 2nd

150/1

14th

8

27th May 2024

Good

2m 6f 131y

17:00 Ballinrobe

Little Eddie

11st 4lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Liam P Cusack

midfield, jumped left 2nd

150/1

Form: 00

Last run: 323 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
First reserve; well beaten in two bumpers and best watched today.
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21

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Aislings Court

10st 11lb

T: Donal Hassett

First reserve; well beaten in two bumpers and best watched today.

21

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Aislings Court

10st 11lb

T: Donal Hassett

always behind, not fluent 5 out, weakened from 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

11th

13

5th Jun 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:20 Listowel

Aislings Court

10st 8lb

J: Sean Lewis

T: Donal Hassett

50s, beaten 25l in mares' bumper at Cork last month.

50/1

Non-runners

Kilheffernan, Daly Pursuit, Leinster King, Kilbrin Rose

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €9.00
Straight Forecast €9.32
Trifecta €30.30

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Park The Giant

The Irish Sun:

Brave Fortune

TOPSPEED:

Pour Les Filles

POSTDATA:

Nas Na Riogh

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Park The Giant