May 17 / 18.45 Kilbeggan

18.45

Good To Yielding

Kilbeggan Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £11286.96
  • 3m 0f 50y
  • 11 runners
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Kilbeggan Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

OUR TIP

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £28.60
  • Place: £4.70

Form: PP46-6 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 127

Form & Verdict
Hasn't been finding it easy over fences (0-7) and he was hardly flying high when last seen over hurdles; bit risky at the minute.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

3

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Bardenstown Lad

11st 3lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

raced in second, led after 2 out, ridden and joined run-in, kept on well towards finish, gamely

10/1

1st

3

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Bardenstown Lad

11st 3lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

raced in second, led after 2 out, ridden and joined run-in, kept on well towards finish, gamely

10/1

6th

1

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 80y

18:40 Tipperary

Bardenstown Lad

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

held up in rear, mistake 5th, slow jump and detached 9th, tailed off

8/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 13114-

Last run: 202 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 125

Form & Verdict
Last three runs for John McConnell were in Britain, winning small-field minor novices before a well-held fourth at Cheltenham (3m); could still have some potential at this trip and new trainer goes with a hood.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

6

17th Jun 2024

Good

2m 4f 51y

19:15 Kilbeggan

Lisnamult Lad

11st 12lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Won three good-ground hurdles last year for John McConnell and two fine efforts in defeat in staying handicaps last month for new yard; won a point for Adrian Murray in 2022; chase debut with hood left off.

18/1

2nd

3

27th May 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 83y

Class 2

14:55 Cartmel

Lisnamult Lad

11st 9lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Irish raider; won a maiden and two novice hurdle at up to 2m5f for John McConnell; good second in a 3m handicap at Kilbeggan on stable debut last time (good, hood tried); has a chance, but best form on decent ground and any rain would be a negative.

13/2

2nd

3

27th May 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 83y

Class 2

14:55 Cartmel

Lisnamult Lad

11st 9lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

in touch with leaders

13/2

6/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: PP/04- D

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 6lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict
Lost his way over fences but shaped better back over hurdles at Wexford (3m, yielding) and he's on a good mark.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

4

9th Jun 2024

Good

2m 7f 66y

16:40 Punchestown

Donkey Years

11st 6lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

towards rear, headway into midfield 6th

6/1

3rd

8

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Donkey Years

10st 6lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

midfield, headway 3 out, pressed leaders last, edged right and no extra final 110yds

6/1

3rd

8

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Donkey Years

10st 6lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: E McNamara

midfield, headway 3 out, pressed leaders last, edged right and no extra final 110yds

6/1

Form: 3212U-

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 121

Form & Verdict
12lb higher than for his 2m7f win at Punchestown (yielding) in October, which he followed with a second in novice company; 40-1 when clipping heels and unseating at Punchestown 15 days ago, too far out to guess how he might have fared.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

5

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Getaway Charlie

10st 11lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

in rear on outer, headway and in touch with leaders 2 out, weakened last

10/1

4th

5

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Getaway Charlie

10st 11lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

12lb higher than for his 2m7f win at Punchestown (yielding) in October, which he followed with a second in novice company; 40-1 when clipping heels and unseating at Punchestown 15 days ago, too far out to guess how he might have fared.

10/1

26

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 7f 110y

18:35 Punchestown

Getaway Charlie

10st 3lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

towards rear, some headway when clipped heels and unseated before 3 out

Form: /0244-

Last run: 230 days

W: 11st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 136

Form & Verdict
Four-time winning hurdler; went close at Killarney in August but well held since and perhaps vulnerable to rivals on handier marks; new yard.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

2

17th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Happy Jacky

11st 11lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Mark Fahey

Four-time hurdles winner for Ray Hackett and went close off this mark at Killarney in August; had been off nearly eight months before C&D fifth on stable debut so should be fitter now.

14/1

5th

1

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Happy Jacky

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Mark Fahey

midfield on inner, short of room and lost position on turn before 3 out, rallied run-in, no impression

8/1

5th

1

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Happy Jacky

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Mark Fahey

Four-time winning hurdler; went close at Killarney in August but well held since and perhaps vulnerable to rivals on handier marks; new yard.

8/1

Form: U98/P-

Last run: 230 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict
Overall record of 2-45, though the wins did come over hurdles; didn't run badly on the Flat 12 days ago after an absence and there's nothing wrong with his mark.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

9

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Futurum Regem

10st 2lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

Overall record of 2-45, though the wins did come over hurdles; didn't run badly on the Flat 12 days ago after an absence and there's nothing wrong with his mark.

14/1

6th

9

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Futurum Regem

10st 2lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

never better than midfield

14/1

5th

13

(10)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 5f 29y

15:25 Sligo

Futurum Regem

8st 12lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

0-21 on the Flat but runner-up when last seen on the level; pulled up over hurdles since; off 218 days and others preferred on return.

8/1

Form: 3P124- D

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 119

Form & Verdict
Made most in a 3m novice at Musselburgh and good efforts since then on left-handed tracks given she jumped out to the right on both occasions (the latest a handicap over 3m); unraced here and it's a track that should suit her style.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

6

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Ottizzini

10st 9lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

took keen hold, led, headed after 2 out, weakened before last

4/1

7th

6

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Ottizzini

10st 9lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

Made most in a 3m novice at Musselburgh and good efforts since then on left-handed tracks given she jumped out to the right on both occasions (the latest a handicap over 3m); unraced here and it's a track that should suit her style.

4/1

4th

4

20th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 70y

Class 2

15:00 Ayr

Ottizzini

10st 13lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: S R B Crawford

jumped right throughout, led, soon clear with one other, headed 3 out, lost second approaching last, stayed on but lost third final strides

9/1

Form: 47/14- BF

Last run: 333 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 134

Form & Verdict
Got a Killarney novice chase on appeal last May and found 2m3f too sharp a test when beaten 13l in a handicap chase here the following month; has achieved higher figures over hurdles and, returned to 3m, he should go well provided fit enough after an absence.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

1

27th May 2024

Good

2m 6f 131y

17:30 Ballinrobe

Vina Ardanza

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

raced in second

16/1

8th

1

27th May 2024

Good

2m 6f 131y

17:30 Ballinrobe

Vina Ardanza

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

raced in second

16/1

8th

2

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Vina Ardanza

11st 10lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Gordon Elliott

Got a Killarney novice chase on appeal last May and found 2m3f too sharp a test when beaten 13l in a handicap chase here the following month; has achieved higher figures over hurdles and, returned to 3m, he should go well provided fit enough after an absence.

7/2

Form: 23P00-

Last run: 141 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict
Won a 2m3f maiden at Downpatrick last May and placed in his first two handicaps at 2m4f; has achieved nothing in three handicaps since the cheekpieces went on; 3m worth a go given pointing background.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

9

7th Jun 2024

Good

2m 6f 169y

19:55 Clonmel

Ossifer Hops

11st 12lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Gordon Elliott

Maiden hurdle winner last year is rated 111 in that discipline but has been well beaten on his last four starts with cheekpieces on; has to get back to best on chasing debut.

12/1

9th

10

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Ossifer Hops

10st 2lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

didn't always jump with fluency, always behind

12/1

9th

10

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Ossifer Hops

10st 2lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Won a 2m3f maiden at Downpatrick last May and placed in his first two handicaps at 2m4f; has achieved nothing in three handicaps since the cheekpieces went on; 3m worth a go given pointing background.

12/1

Form: 00/40-

Last run: 104 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 119

Form & Verdict
Has won two minor races over hurdles; has run well in handicaps and faced a tough assigment when last seen at the Dublin Racing Festival; cheekpieces added.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

7

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Starzov

10st 9lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Has won two minor races over hurdles; has run well in handicaps and faced a tough assigment when last seen at the Dublin Racing Festival; cheekpieces added.

12/1

10th

7

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Starzov

10st 9lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

midfield, weakened before 3 out

12/1

Form: 6P54-7

Last run: 5 days

W: 10st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict
9yo with high mileage and losing run was extended when well beaten over fences at Killarney five days ago; others appeal more.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

11

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

The Little Yank

10st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Patrick Ryan

9yo with high mileage and losing run was extended when well beaten over fences at Killarney five days ago; others appeal more.

14/1

11th

11

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 50y

18:45 Kilbeggan

The Little Yank

10st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Patrick Ryan

always behind

14/1

7th

15

12th May 2024

Good

3m 2f 0y

16:30 Killarney

The Little Yank

10st 0lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: John Patrick Ryan

Heavily raced six-time winner on a long losing run at the moment; 6lb out of the handicap; faces a tough task in the circumstances.

25/1

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €299.10
Straight Forecast €194.24
Tricast €1295.20
Trifecta €983.70

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Ottizzini

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Donkey Years

TOPSPEED:

Ottizzini

The Irish Sun:

Ottizzini

POSTDATA:

Donkey Years