April 26 / 17.50 Downpatrick

17.50

Yielding

Toals Bookmakers Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5130.43
  • 2m 7f 55y
  • 13 runners
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Toals Bookmakers Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

OUR TIP

22/1 (Won)

  • Win: £34.50
  • Place: £6.50

Form: 6362P0

Last run: 79 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Dual point winner is a longstanding maiden on the track; has been poor the last twice but better ground can help; cheekpieces added.
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No / Draw
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Verdict Starting price

1st

3

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 55y

17:50 Downpatrick

Custers Mistake

11st 10lb

J: Mr D McGill

T: Ross Tumilty

midfield, headway and prominent behind clear leader 3rd, ridden and went second after last, led final 110yds, soon clear

22/1

1st

3

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 55y

17:50 Downpatrick

Custers Mistake

11st 10lb

J: Mr D McGill

T: Ross Tumilty

midfield, headway and prominent behind clear leader 3rd, ridden and went second after last, led final 110yds, soon clear

22/1

14/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: /82554

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 1lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Maiden hurdle winner in 2021; decent efforts on three of last four runs, twice behind Jacenry; needs a bit more but could be involved
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2nd

6

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 7f 150y

16:00 Downpatrick

Stockdale

11st 5lb

J: Alex Harvey

T: Patrick Eugene Turley

Maiden hurdle winner in 2021; regressive in that sphere in the last year while running well at times; unseated early on chasing debut here last time.

15/2

13

24th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

18:35 Downpatrick

Stockdale

11st 5lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Patrick Eugene Turley

Punchestown maiden hurdle winner in 2021; consistent enough in handicaps lately, including at this track last time; rated 90 so has to find improvement for chasing debut.

14/1

13

24th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

18:35 Downpatrick

Stockdale

11st 5lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Patrick Eugene Turley

Punchestown maiden hurdle winner in 2021; consistent enough in handicaps lately, including at this track last time; rated 90 so has to find improvement for chasing debut.

14/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 750027

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Placed in several points; second on handicap hurdle debut at Fairyhouse; a bit disappointing when fancied at Naas but steps up in trip and Kennedy stays aboard; major player.
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1st

5

15th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Tipperary

Solly Attwell

11st 10lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Cian Collins

in touch with leaders, headway after 3 out (usual 5 out)

13/2

1st

5

15th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Tipperary

Solly Attwell

11st 10lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Cian Collins

in touch with leaders, headway after 3 out (usual 5 out)

13/2

Form: 605487

Last run: 5 days

W: 11st 5lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Unplaced in eight bumpers; best maiden hurdle run came at Tramore five days ago; of some interest on handicap bow.
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5th

8

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 2f 185y

15:02 Downpatrick

Doyen Flyer

10st 13lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

Couple of improved efforts upped in trip last twice, including over 2m7f here; drop back to this trip not guaranteed to suit; others preferred.

12/1

4th

5

29th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Wexford

Doyen Flyer

11st 7lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: James M Barcoe

towards rear, headway 4 out, went fourth 2 out, no impression approaching last

6/1

4th

10

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 55y

17:50 Downpatrick

Doyen Flyer

11st 5lb

J: Carl Millar

T: James M Barcoe

towards rear

20/1

Form: 355631

Last run: 4 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Lightly-raced for his age; beaten 17l in a Limerick handicap hurdle in March (hvy) but much improved to win over fences at Tramore four days ago on good ground; big player back over hurdles with ground to suit.
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Verdict Starting price

1st

7

23rd May 2024

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:30 Limerick

Surf Club

11st 10lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

in touch with leaders, prominent 6th

4/1

7

23rd May 2024

Good

3m 1f 110y

20:30 Limerick

Surf Club

11st 10lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

Lightly-raced 8yo came good on chase debut in 2m6f Tramore beginners' chase last month (good), jumping well; beaten favourite back hurdling four days later at Downpatrick but race may have come too soon; ground remains in his favour but stamina concerns on handicap debut.

4/1

5th

5

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 55y

17:50 Downpatrick

Surf Club

11st 10lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

prominent behind clear leader, smooth headway and went second 2 out, weakened from last

7/4

Form: 00P55P C

Last run: 197 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Sole win came over 2m6f here in 2022; modest chasing effort when last seen in October; back after a break; stable jockey deserts her.
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3rd

7

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 7f 150y

16:00 Downpatrick

Townhill Penny

11st 5lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Gordon Elliott

Sole win over hurdles came at this track in 2022; however, was beaten 40l on handicap chase debut over C&D last time and has to show major improvement with blinkers added.

10/1

7th

1

28th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 74y

20:00 Ballinrobe

Townhill Penny

12st 0lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Sole win over hurdles came at Downpatrick in 2022; after winter break both recent runs at same venue, never counting over fences latest; others preferred.

12/1

7th

1

28th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 74y

20:00 Ballinrobe

Townhill Penny

12st 0lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Sole win over hurdles came at Downpatrick in 2022; after winter break both recent runs at same venue, never counting over fences latest; others preferred.

12/1

5/1

Form: 000612 BF

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Improved form since sent handicapping; won at Down Royal over 2m4f and a solid second there since; up another 2lb and in trip but can go well.
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7th

8

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 55y

17:50 Downpatrick

Jacenry

11st 8lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: D Harvey

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield 3rd, headway on outer approaching last, weakened run-in

5/1

7th

8

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 55y

17:50 Downpatrick

Jacenry

11st 8lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: D Harvey

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield 3rd

5/1

2nd

6

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

14:30 Down Royal

Jacenry

11st 6lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: D Harvey

prominent, pressed winner when jumped slightly right 4th

4/1

Form: -31597 C

Last run: 168 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Maiden hurdle winner over shorter here last year; held in two handicaps after and lacks a recent run; stable jockey deserts.
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7th

10

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Gaye Winnie

11st 8lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield

14/1

Form: P0-126 BF

Last run: 260 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Six-time Flat winner; both hurdle wins have been at Sligo but unplaced at that track when last seen; makes debut for new yard after a break.
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9th

3

11th Jun 2024

Good

2m 1f 182y

18:45 Sligo

True Destiny

11st 12lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Noel C Kelly

Formerly very smart on the Flat and both his wins over hurdles have come at this venue, the latest on this card 12 months ago in the 2m4f handicap; more recent efforts need improving upon but hard to rule out.

7/1

9th

1

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 55y

17:50 Downpatrick

True Destiny

12st 0lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

midfield, dropped to rear halfway

25/1

9th

1

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 55y

17:50 Downpatrick

True Destiny

12st 0lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

midfield, dropped to rear halfway, no extra approaching last

25/1

Form: 3/0667

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 10lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Well beaten in three handicaps lately and tumbling down weights; still not easy to fancy.
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10th

12

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 55y

17:50 Downpatrick

Ballycairn

10st 10lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Mrs Caroline McCaldin

prominent behind clear leader, headway and pressed leader halfway

33/1

10th

12

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 55y

17:50 Downpatrick

Ballycairn

10st 10lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Mrs Caroline McCaldin

prominent behind clear leader, headway and pressed leader halfway

33/1

7th

8

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:40 Down Royal

Ballycairn

11st 6lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Mrs Caroline McCaldin

Bumper winner for Gordon Elliott in 2020; well beaten in two handicaps lately and has to find lots of improvement.

28/1

Form: 391130

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Two wins over the winter and a fine 3rd place at Leopardstown, all over 2m but was poor last time over 2m4f; has run well over this trip but arguably better over shorter.
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9th

1

11th Jun 2024

Good

2m 1f 182y

18:15 Sligo

Gamigin

11st 12lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Noel C Kelly

Not shone the last twice at 2m4f and 2m7f but had run well to make the frame over 2m at Leopardstown (soft), that after back-to-back 2m wins at Ayr and Down Royal; firmly in calculations.

12/1

11th

2

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 55y

17:50 Downpatrick

Gamigin

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Noel C Kelly

towards rear

12/1

11th

2

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 55y

17:50 Downpatrick

Gamigin

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Noel C Kelly

towards rear

12/1

Form: 485-U6

Last run: 183 days

W: 11st 8lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Showed some ability in maiden hurdles for John McConnell; new yard is in tremendous form and respected even after an absence.
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13th

9

(13)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:50 Navan

Dubai Clover

9st 7lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

prominent

10/1

13th

9

(13)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:50 Navan

Dubai Clover

9st 7lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

prominent

10/1

Form: 4-6P07

Last run: 250 days

W: 10st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Maiden under all codes was well beaten on recent Flat runs; holds a minor shout on best jumps form.
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Tricast €455.71
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