May 18 / 16.00 Wexford

16.00

Soft

Support The Irish Injured Jockeys Fund Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5643.48
  • 3m 0f 50y
  • 12 runners
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Support The Irish Injured Jockeys Fund Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

(Won)

  • Win: £6.10
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 7/F23- BF

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Reserve; best of the prominent racers when third over C&D three weeks ago with the cheekpieces back on (just behind Tranquil Sea); not far away if getting a run.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

4

29th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

20:00 Wexford

Plain Or Battered

11st 8lb

J: Conor Owens

T: P J Rothwell

raced in second and pressed leader, led 1st, joined 9th, not fluent 5 out

4/1

1st

15

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Plain Or Battered

10st 1lb

T: P J Rothwell

prominent

1st

15

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Plain Or Battered

10st 1lb

T: P J Rothwell

prominent

4/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 66951-

Last run: 63 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Travelled well and comfortably drew clear in a 2m7f heavy-ground handicap at Thurles two months ago when Alan O'Sullivan again claimed 7lb; 6lb rise could have been worse.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

12

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Cloudy Fountain

10st 2lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: W J Burke

in rear

4/1

2nd

12

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Cloudy Fountain

10st 2lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: W J Burke

in rear

4/1

1st

13

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 193y

16:50 Thurles

Cloudy Fountain

10st 1lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: W J Burke

Point-to-point winner; 0-10 hurdling, fair fourth at Limerick last May over 2m3f; best effort since then at Punchestown last month on first run since October; beaten around 7l in fifth behind the progressive Aodhan May; could feature now.

14/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 02212-

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict
Flat-bred 4yo who is building a solid profile and appeared to stay the 3m well when second over C&D 23 days ago; hard to knock off 2lb higher.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

8

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Tranquil Sea

11st 1lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul Nolan

midfield

7/2

3rd

8

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Tranquil Sea

11st 1lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul Nolan

midfield

7/2

2nd

7

25th Apr 2024

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 0y

17:15 Wexford

Tranquil Sea

10st 10lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul Nolan

in touch with leaders early, towards rear after 4th, headway when pushed along on near side of group after 3 out, keeping on when ridden after 2 out, challenging after last, just held

3/1

Form: 6971P-

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict
Made a winning handicap debut at Limerick (2m3f, heavy) when sent off 11-4 favourite but then ran no race after a 16lb hike at Ballinrobe (2m6f); even if back on song this mark asks a question of him.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

6

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

King Of Cong

11st 8lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Terence O’Brien

prominent

10/1

4th

6

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

King Of Cong

11st 8lb

J: John Shinnick

T: Terence O’Brien

prominent

10/1

2

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 91y

19:37 Ballinrobe

King Of Cong

12st 4lb

J: Mr D Allen

T: Terence O’Brien

prominent, soon went second

13/2

Form: P4589-

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict
Won a point and there were positives in his maiden runs, but he was weak in the betting when nowhere on handicap debut at Naas (2m3f); perhaps this trip is a better fit given pointing background.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

7

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Reve Inoui

11st 6lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: J P Flavin

midfield

25/1

5th

7

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Reve Inoui

11st 6lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: J P Flavin

midfield

25/1

Form: P/23F- D

Last run: 14 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 115

Form & Verdict
Not won for a while but ran a cracker from the front over fences at Punchestown two weeks ago (3m7f, soft) as she was still going well when falling four out; rated 10lb lower over hurdles and she's a dual winner in this discipline.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Western Zara

12st 0lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Paul Nolan

led narrowly

7/1

1

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Western Zara

12st 0lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Paul Nolan

led narrowly

7/1

9

4th May 2024

Yielding

3m 7f 68y

15:05 Punchestown

Western Zara

10st 13lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Paul Nolan

prominent

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 53/9F-

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 112

Form & Verdict
In these colours but with a different yard when beaten under 5l by top-class stayer Buddy One in a Fairyhouse maiden (2m4f, soft) in early 2023; very interesting on that form and he was in touch when falling three out in a Down Royal 2m6f handicap a month ago; cheekpieces added.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

El Capitaine

11st 11lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Tom Dreaper

towards rear

10/1

2

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

El Capitaine

11st 11lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Tom Dreaper

towards rear

10/1

1

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:05 Down Royal

El Capitaine

12st 0lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Tom Dreaper

held up in rear, in touch with leaders towards far side when fell 3 out

10/1

Form: P1143- D

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 111

Form & Verdict
Won two handicaps at Perth last summer, over 2m4f (good to soft) and 3m (soft); below that level in a 3m novice here three weeks ago, though that was after a lengthy break; hard to rule out.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Themanintheboots

11st 10lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent

7/1

4

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Themanintheboots

11st 10lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent

7/1

Form: 0/25P- C BF

Last run: 274 days

W: 10st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Sole success in 15 came over 2m4f here in October 2022; lightly raced since but comparable form in his placed efforts and the cheekpieces in which he disappointed when last seen are now left off; stamina is not assured, mind.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Loup De Tallane

10st 8lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

towards rear

20/1

9

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Loup De Tallane

10st 8lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Eoin Griffin

towards rear

20/1

0

13

18th Aug 2023

Good

2m 5f 0y

19:18 Tramore

Loup De Tallane

11st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Eoin Griffin

towards rear, detached 5th, pulled up before 3 out (usual 4 out)

10/1

Form: 69862-

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Disqualified from first in a Limerick handicap in October (2m3f, soft to heavy); back to something like that form when second there in April but he's unproven at 3m.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Rockbrook

10st 8lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear

16/1

10

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Rockbrook

10st 8lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear

16/1

Form: 1524P- D

Last run: 239 days

W: 10st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Pulled up in September but had been running well up to then in similar handicaps to this; solid chance if on the ball after his break.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Ranger Billy

10st 3lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Eoin Doyle

in rear

14/1

11

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Ranger Billy

10st 3lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Eoin Doyle

in rear

14/1

Form: 706-

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Insufficient promise in his maidens (1m7f-3m) to be overly enthusiastic on handicap debut.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Kinturk Jack

10st 2lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

pressed leader

33/1

13

18th May 2024

Soft

3m 0f 50y

16:00 Wexford

Kinturk Jack

10st 2lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Thomas Gibney

pressed leader

33/1

6th

4

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

3m 0f 0y

17:50 Limerick

Kinturk Jack

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Thomas Gibney

Has struggled in outings at Punchestown and Navan; trainer has a leading contender in Driscolls Hill.

66/1

Non-runners

Meyo, Hand Over Fist, Walkonthebriteside, True Or False, Silverfort Lady

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €61.40
Straight Forecast €65.06
Tricast €190.73
Trifecta €424.20

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Tranquil Sea

The Irish Sun:

El Capitaine

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Plain Or Battered

TOPSPEED:

Western Zara

POSTDATA:

Tranquil Sea