May 18 / 15.25 Wexford

15.25

Soft

Ambrex Switchgear Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5386.96
  • 2m 1f 55y
  • 13 runners
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Ambrex Switchgear Handicap Hurdle (Div II)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

15/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 34237- BF

Last run: 58 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Maiden has been in the frame several times over hurdles and fences; below form on last two runs but has a shout if back to best.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

5

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

15:25 Wexford

Junot

11st 9lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Winters

Maiden has been in the frame several times over hurdles and fences; below form on last two runs but has a shout if back to best.

15/2

6/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 2PP3-5

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Maiden after 46 races under all codes but placed lots of times; solid run after a break at Down Royal and likely to be involved.
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

4

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

15:25 Wexford

Breagagh

11st 10lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: S Michael Millar

Maiden after 46 races under all codes but placed lots of times; solid run after a break at Down Royal and likely to be involved.

6/1

2nd

4

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

15:25 Wexford

Breagagh

11st 10lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: S Michael Millar

Maiden after 46 races under all codes but placed lots of times; solid run after a break at Down Royal and likely to be involved.

6/1

5th

7

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 180y

14:10 Down Royal

Breagagh

11st 10lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

midfield, headway on outer 2 out, kept on well run-in, not reach leaders

10/1

Form: 83299-

Last run: 27 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Placed three times over hurdles last year, including twice over C&D; not a bad chasing debut at Tramore last time and has a chance.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

14

13th Jul 2024

Good

2m 3f 110y

16:25 Wexford

Depeche Mo

10st 9lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Eric Larkin

Placed four times (twice here) in handicap hurdles; well beaten sole chase start in Tramore handicap in April; back up in trip with tongue-tie left off.

12/1

6th

13

5th Jul 2024

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:40 Cork

Depeche Mo

11st 3lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Eric Larkin

in touch with leaders

15/2

3rd

11

30th May 2024

Good To Firm

2m 3f 0y

18:47 Limerick

Depeche Mo

11st 3lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Eric Larkin

Placed three times in handicaps last year at 2m; not at same level of late although recent Wexford run was more encouraging; ideally wants an ease in the ground.

9/1

Form: FF0P-6

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Best hurdle run came when beaten only 4l in a Tipperary maiden last time at a huge price; the cheekpieces worn then are retained and can be involved.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

8

13th Jul 2024

Good

2m 0f 195y

14:05 Wexford

Onebrightbluerose

11st 3lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Patrick Cronin

Ran well in a Tipperary maiden in May but has been well beaten in handicaps since; others preferred.

20/1

Form: 67098-

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 13lb

11 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Maiden hurdle winner in 2021 has been regressive in the last year and isn't easy to fancy.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

14

13th Jul 2024

Good

2m 0f 195y

14:05 Wexford

Kate Ill Know

10st 13lb

J: John Shinnick

T: David Kenneth Budds

Just 1-17 over hurdles but a solid run over C&D last time; has to do more off the basement mark, though.

12/1

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

Form: 34048- BF

Last run: 44 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Maiden has run well in defeat a number of times, including the last twice; needs to find a bit more but can be involved again.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

15

18th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

2m 4f 85y

18:37 Killarney

Papa Barns

11st 0lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Tom Dreaper

midfield

11/2

2nd

17

8th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

16:52 Punchestown

Papa Barns

10st 13lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Tom Dreaper

midfield, headway after 3 out, prominent 2 out, went second and pressed leader approaching last, no chance with winner run-in

10/1

7th

13

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

15:25 Wexford

Papa Barns

10st 13lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Tom Dreaper

Maiden has run well in defeat a number of times, including the last twice; needs to find a bit more but can be involved again.

8/1

Form: 50666-

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Dual winner was regressive last season, though not beaten far at Clonmel last time; has to return to his best.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

18

8th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

16:52 Punchestown

Shean Glory

10st 13lb

J: Mike O’Connor

T: Sean Aherne

midfield

12/1

8th

14

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

15:25 Wexford

Shean Glory

10st 13lb

J: Mr S Tobin

T: Sean Aherne

Dual winner was regressive last season, though not beaten far at Clonmel last time; has to return to his best.

22/1

8th

14

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

15:25 Wexford

Shean Glory

10st 13lb

J: Mr S Tobin

T: Sean Aherne

Dual winner was regressive last season, though not beaten far at Clonmel last time; has to return to his best.

22/1

Form: 00000-

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Beaten 38l on handicap debut at Naas last time and has to make huge strides to be competitive.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

18

18th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

2m 4f 85y

18:37 Killarney

Tullabrack Lad

10st 13lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Francis J Flood

prominent

14th

16

17th Jun 2024

Good

3m 0f 100y

18:15 Kilbeggan

Tullabrack Lad

10st 13lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Francis J Flood

held up in rear, no impression after 4 out

25/1

9th

11

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

15:25 Wexford

Tullabrack Lad

11st 0lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Francis J Flood

Beaten 38l on handicap debut at Naas last time and has to make huge strides to be competitive.

28/1

Form: 064/

Last run: 790 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Showed some ability on second hurdle start in 2022 but best watched on return for new yard unless the market says otherwise.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4

8th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

16:17 Punchestown

The Miracle Man

11st 10lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Peter Fahey

in rear, pulled up after 3rd

14/1

10th

3

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

15:25 Wexford

The Miracle Man

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

Showed some ability on second hurdle start in 2022 but best watched on return for new yard unless the market says otherwise.

25/1

10th

3

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

15:25 Wexford

The Miracle Man

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

Showed some ability on second hurdle start in 2022 but best watched on return for new yard unless the market says otherwise.

25/1

5/1

Form: 83F-

Last run: 55 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
A solid run at Gowran on second start but was weakening when falling at Limerick since; yard among the winners and a chance.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

1

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

15:25 Wexford

Moudan

12st 0lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

A solid run at Gowran on second start but was weakening when falling at Limerick since; yard among the winners and a chance.

5/1

11th

1

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

15:25 Wexford

Moudan

12st 0lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

A solid run at Gowran on second start but was weakening when falling at Limerick since; yard among the winners and a chance.

5/1

5

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

15:30 Limerick

Moudan

11st 12lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Tailed off when 125-1 for his debut over 2m4f at Fairyhouse; jumping lacked fluency; much better when staying on for third in a 2m contest at Gowran early this month.

5/1

OUR TIP

Form: P606-

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Point winner hasn't shown much in maiden hurdles but is likely to fare better now handicapping; check market.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

2

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

15:25 Wexford

Chance Another One

11st 13lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: S M Duffy

Point winner hasn't shown much in maiden hurdles but is likely to fare better now handicapping; check market.

11/1

12th

2

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

15:25 Wexford

Chance Another One

11st 13lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: S M Duffy

Point winner hasn't shown much in maiden hurdles but is likely to fare better now handicapping; check market.

11/1

6th

1

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

13:30 Naas

Chance Another One

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: S M Duffy

Point-to-point winner for Cormac Doyle on good ground last May; jumped poorly when pulled up on hurdles debut over 2m4f at Navan in January; much better when dropped in trip at Thurles; well held by Kinbara Hills on running at Navan last month.

33/1

Form: 0/00P-

Last run: 97 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Point winner showed little in maidens and pulled-up on handicap debut; needs loads of improvement; tongue-tie tried.
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No Results Found

Form: /0045-

Last run: 245 days

W: 11st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Dual-purpose maiden ran well a few times on AW over the winter; well beaten four hurdle starts but may do better now handicapping.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

10

(13)

12th Jul 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:42 Dundalk (AW)

Hi Sur Multi

9st 4lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: H Smyth

No wins in 14 under rules and he was 0-3 in points; placed here earlier in the year but for current yard he's been pulled up over hurdles and finished last on the Flat.

33/1

10th

8

(9)

22nd Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 2f 75y

14:40 Down Royal

Hi Sur Multi

9st 2lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: H Smyth

Pulled up in a handicap hurdle on latest start; only an outside chance on his best Dundalk form, namely a third placing over 1m4f in February.

25/1

Non-runners

Lisamaria, Prince Quattro, Avec Espoir, Nemean

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Payout
Exacta €17.10
Straight Forecast €13.76
Tricast €264.49
Trifecta €283.30

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Depeche Mo

The Irish Sun:

Junot

POSTDATA:

Shean Glory

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Depeche Mo