April 23 / 14.25 Tipperary

14.25

Soft

Junction Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5130.43
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 20 runners
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Junction Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 20 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.00
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 8197-9 D

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Won a Tramore maiden hurdle in July 2022 but below that since; however, should have improved from Naas comeback run and the drying ground can help; cheekpieces on; check the market.
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4th

2

2nd Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:30 Kilbeggan

Morepowertoya

11st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Paul Power

Headgear did the trick when he beat good yardstick at Tipperary; beaten off 8lb higher back there last time but his third of 15 was still a good effort.

6/1

3rd

7

15th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Tipperary

Morepowertoya

11st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Paul Power

First-time cheekpieces seemed to do the trick when running out a convincing winner of a C&D handicap hurdle last month; up 8lb but that might not be good enough to deny him here.

5/2

3rd

7

15th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Tipperary

Morepowertoya

11st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Paul Power

First-time cheekpieces seemed to do the trick when running out a convincing winner of a C&D handicap hurdle last month; up 8lb but that might not be good enough to deny him here.

5/2

Form: 055721 D

Last run: 5 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Got off the mark in a Clonmel handicap five days ago over this trip, winning with a bit to spare; should go close to doubling up even with a 7lb penalty.
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2nd

5

1st Jun 2024

Soft

2m 0f 50y

18:55 Tramore

Tingarran Express

11st 11lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Miss Denise Marie O’Shea

towards rear, headway into midfield after 4 out, went second before 2 out, soon challenging, kept on run-in

4/1

2nd

2

29th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

18:00 Wexford

Tingarran Express

11st 11lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Miss Denise Marie O’Shea

took keen hold, prominent, soon steadied and in touch with leaders, led 3 out, faced challenge approaching last, headed and went clear with winner run-in

3/1

2nd

4

16th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:30 Clonmel

Tingarran Express

11st 9lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Miss Denise Marie O’Shea

midfield, smooth headway after 3 out, led narrowly when pecked on landing 2 out, not fluent and headed last, kept on and went clear with winner run-in

11/4

33/1

  • Place: £18.40

Form: 0-4P00

Last run: 225 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Poor on last three hurdle starts and has to be primed on return from a break to score.
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7th

6

(6)

24th Jun 2024

Yielding

1m 1f 156y

19:15 Ballinrobe

So Easy Way

9st 9lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: I Madden

Winning chaser in France in his early days; third off a modest 80 in a handicap hurdle at Tipperary in April on penultimate start; struggled in two Flat outings last season.

25/1

8th

16

10th Jun 2024

Good

1m 7f 142y

19:18 Roscommon

So Easy Way

10st 13lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: I Madden

Big price when running well to take third in a 19-runner contest at Tipperary on first run after a break; improvement possible.

10/1

3rd

20

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

So Easy Way

10st 13lb

J: Daniel King

T: I Madden

Poor on last three hurdle starts and has to be primed on return from a break to score.

33/1

20/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: P2-P59

Last run: 138 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Poor last time but some decent runs in defeat earlier; chance if back to his best form after a break.
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1st

8

29th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

18:00 Wexford

Toon Town

11st 6lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

travelled strongly, midfield, headway and prominent 4 out, went second before 2 out, ridden to lead run-in, ran on well towards finish

5/1

3rd

15

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

14:50 Wexford

Toon Town

11st 6lb

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

First reserve; maiden has run well at times, including at Tipperary after a break last month; a shout if improving from that.

3rd

15

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

14:50 Wexford

Toon Town

11st 6lb

T: Brendan Maurice Walsh

First reserve; maiden has run well at times, including at Tipperary after a break last month; a shout if improving from that.

Form: 99000P

Last run: 90 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Well beaten in four handicaps but unsuited by heavy when pulled-up last time; has to improve with cheekpieces but drying ground could help.
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6th

13

10th Jun 2024

Good

1m 7f 142y

18:18 Roscommon

Boxcar Molly

11st 1lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Fair fifth at Tipperary in April; not quite as good at Listowel a week ago; needs to find more.

10/1

6th

15

3rd Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Listowel

Boxcar Molly

10st 2lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

in touch with leaders on inner, prominent halfway

16/1

Form: 070025

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Just denied at Naas two starts ago but not as good off this mark since and needs more, though his yard is in fine form so not to be discounted.
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4th

2

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

14:50 Downpatrick

Cramers Valley

12st 0lb

J: Mr T Power Roche

T: P J Rothwell

Only beaten a neck at Naas in December but hasn't really kicked on from that in recent outings; might prefer it softer than this.

20/1

5th

6

28th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 74y

19:30 Ballinrobe

Cramers Valley

11st 7lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

didn't always jump with fluency, towards rear

12/1

5th

6

28th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 74y

19:30 Ballinrobe

Cramers Valley

11st 7lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Just denied at Naas in December over 2m (soft), two more recent runs not as good but looked as if ready for a step up in trip latest; now tries a new trip.

12/1

Form: 070205

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Runner-up at Gowran (2m4f) but disappointing over 3m since and then over fences; needs a return to her best dropping in trip.
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13

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Ella Rose

11st 5lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: D E Prendergast

led, headed but prominent after 1st

14/1

13

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 120y

17:05 Cork

Ella Rose

11st 5lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: D E Prendergast

led, headed but prominent after 1st

14/1

7th

13

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Ella Rose

11st 6lb

J: Niall Prendergast

T: D E Prendergast

Runner-up at Gowran (2m4f) but disappointing over 3m since and then over fences; needs a return to her best dropping in trip.

14/1

Form: 7-6709 D

Last run: 62 days

W: 10st 13lb

11 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Maiden hurdle winner in 2021 but has been poor on her last few starts and needs a revival.
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3rd

15

29th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

18:00 Wexford

Kate Ill Know

10st 13lb

J: John Shinnick

T: David Kenneth Budds

towards rear, headway into midfield 4 out, disputing third last, kept on well, no match for first two

7th

19

23rd May 2024

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:55 Limerick

Kate Ill Know

10st 13lb

T: David Kenneth Budds

Reserve; winning hurdler but an 11yo now so left it late to go over fences.

7th

19

23rd May 2024

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:55 Limerick

Kate Ill Know

10st 13lb

T: David Kenneth Budds

Reserve; winning hurdler but an 11yo now so left it late to go over fences.

Form: 430585

Last run: 78 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Showed some ability in two UK bumpers and in a Punchestown maiden hurdle last time on fourth start for this yard; check market on handicap debut.
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2nd

1

17th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:15 Kilbeggan

Cloughroe

11st 13lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

midfield, headway 5 out, went second after 2 out, no chance with winner approaching last, kept on

8/1

5th

7

11th Jun 2024

Good

2m 1f 182y

18:45 Sligo

Cloughroe

11st 7lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

British bumper form was on good ground as was recent Cork handicap hurdle fifth over 3m, not getting home; drop in trip may suit but watch the weather.

13/2

Form: 0-09U

Last run: 102 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in a point; showed some ability in three maiden hurdles and was running well tracking the pace when unseating 4 out on handicap debut at Naas in January; capable of going well.
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Verdict Starting price

10th

9

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Road To The Weir

11st 8lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: John Neilan

Runner-up in a point; showed some ability in three maiden hurdles and was running well tracking the pace when unseating 4 out on handicap debut at Naas in January; capable of going well.

16/1

10th

9

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Road To The Weir

11st 8lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: John Neilan

Runner-up in a point; showed some ability in three maiden hurdles and was running well tracking the pace when unseating 4 out on handicap debut at Naas in January; capable of going well.

16/1

0

15

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 24y

15:12 Naas

Road To The Weir

10st 8lb

J: Diarmuid Moloney

T: John Neilan

took keen hold, prominent, pressed leader after 6th, 1 length down when bad mistake and unseated 4 out

33/1

OUR TIP

Form: 047

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Showed a glimpse of ability in three maidens; is not particularly well treated on that form but could improve for reverting to handicaps.
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8th

4

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

14:50 Wexford

The Striker Dylan

11st 11lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

Beaten 26l on handicap debut at Tipperary last time and will have to improve significantly from that.

14/1

8th

4

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

14:50 Wexford

The Striker Dylan

11st 11lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

Beaten 26l on handicap debut at Tipperary last time and will have to improve significantly from that.

14/1

11th

3

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

The Striker Dylan

11st 12lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Liam P Cusack

Showed a glimpse of ability in three maidens; is not particularly well treated on that form but could improve for reverting to handicaps.

12/1

Form: 9007

Last run: 113 days

W: 11st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Beaten a long way in four maiden hurdles but could be a different proposition in handicaps for a shrewd yard, especially if the money comes for her.
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12th

5

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Misty Milan

11st 10lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Declan Queally

Beaten a long way in four maiden hurdles but could be a different proposition in handicaps for a shrewd yard, especially if the money comes for her.

16/1

Form: 0-5R08

Last run: 114 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Dual Flat winner has been soundly beaten in testing ground recently but these conditions suit better and could result in an improved showing.
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2

(6)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 4f 14y

19:50 Roscommon

Eikonix

9st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Refused to race over hurdles in blinkers last time; has had very little racing on the level in the last two years and has to return to his old Flat form.

33/1

2

(6)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 4f 14y

19:50 Roscommon

Eikonix

9st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Refused to race over hurdles in blinkers last time; has had very little racing on the level in the last two years and has to return to his old Flat form.

33/1

12

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 180y

14:10 Down Royal

Eikonix

11st 6lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

refused to race

20/1

Form: 449

Last run: 138 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Showed ability on first two hurdle runs but then got stuck in the mud last time, tailed-off; this better ground will suit and one to consider on handicap debut.
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15th

7

10th Jun 2024

Good

1m 7f 142y

18:18 Roscommon

Glas Acres

11st 8lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Frank John Hayes

Showed a glimpse of ability in maidens; soundly beaten in his first two handicaps; stayed on well for fourth over 2m1f at Wexford last time; this shorter trip may not be ideal.

8/1

4th

5

29th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

18:00 Wexford

Glas Acres

11st 9lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Frank John Hayes

held up in rear, headway into midfield halfway, ran on well run-in, went fourth towards finish, not reach leaders

20/1

9th

2

16th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:30 Clonmel

Glas Acres

11st 12lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Frank John Hayes

prominent, went second after 1st, led 7th, not fluent 3 out, headed before 2 out, weakened approaching last

20/1

Form: 54860

Last run: 244 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Maiden hasn't been seen since last September but has a squeak on her best form if ready to go.
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15th

16

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Ruby Jules

11st 4lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

Maiden hasn't been seen since last September but has a squeak on her best form if ready to go.

22/1

Form: 0-00U0

Last run: 102 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Bumper winner has been regressive in the past 18 months and makes little appeal on current form.
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3rd

11

11th Jun 2024

Good

2m 1f 182y

18:15 Sligo

Moulane West

11st 0lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: Mark Michael McNiff

Bumper winner but stuck in a rut right now and looks risky in the new tongue-tie.

33/1

Form: 000984 D

Last run: 49 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Maiden hurdle winner but has been regressive in the last year; a bit more encouraging at Thurles last time and can get closer with improvement from that.
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3rd

12

17th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:45 Kilbeggan

Navy Waves

11st 1lb

J: Evan Dwan

T: Mrs Julie Cashin

A long-priced maiden winner at Thurles in 2022; little merit in her form for a long time after; now 20lb lower than when entering handicaps, and has shown signs of a return to form with fourth at Clonmel backed up by third over C&D; just behind The Lucky Lobster then and holds a leading chance.

4/1

3rd

15

2nd Jun 2024

Good

3m 1f 32y

14:55 Kilbeggan

Navy Waves

11st 1lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Mrs Julie Cashin

A long-priced maiden winner at Thurles in 2022; little merit in her form since then, except for fourth at the same venue in March; now 21lb lower than when entering handicaps, and showed signs of a return to form at Clonmel last time.

8/1

4th

13

16th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 0y

18:30 Clonmel

Navy Waves

11st 1lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Mrs Julie Cashin

midfield, headway after 3 out, disputing third 2 out, outpaced approaching last

12/1

Form: -9079P

Last run: 203 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
A maiden on the Flat and over hurdles; unplaced at Dundalk 11 days ago; pulled-up over hurdles when last seen; others preferred.
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12th

6

17th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 100y

17:45 Kilbeggan

Carslake

11st 7lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: Aengus King

Dual-purpose maiden, poor form on last three hurdle starts; last of 16 in a 2m1f Flat handicap at Limerick last week.

33/1

16th

16

(7)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

2m 1f 0y

20:30 Limerick

Carslake

8st 7lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Aengus King

Dual purpose maiden has been poor on last three hurdle starts; makes no appeal.

50/1

Form: 08068

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Put up an improved run in cheekpieces at Limerick last time on second handicap start; blinkers might help eke out more, so considered.
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19th

15

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Fourleaf Shamrock

11st 4lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: James Joseph Mangan

Put up an improved run in cheekpieces at Limerick last time on second handicap start; blinkers might help eke out more, so considered.

10/1

19th

15

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Fourleaf Shamrock

11st 4lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: James Joseph Mangan

Put up an improved run in cheekpieces at Limerick last time on second handicap start; blinkers might help eke out more, so considered.

10/1

8th

10

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

16:55 Limerick

Fourleaf Shamrock

11st 5lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: James Joseph Mangan

Well beaten in three maiden hurdles when jumping left a bit to be desired; needs to jump a great deal better than on her handicap debut, cheekpieces on now.

16/1

Form: 70-00P

Last run: 72 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
First reserve; point winner has been poor over hurdles including in a handicap; added tongue-tie needs to make a huge difference.
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Non-runners

Definiteadare, Fromheretoeternity, Onebrightbluerose, Dreamz

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Payout
Exacta €13.10
Straight Forecast €24.15
Tricast €1662.11

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Tingarran Express

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Navy Waves

The Irish Sun:

Eikonix

POSTDATA:

Tingarran Express