June 16 / 16.35 Downpatrick

16.35

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Randox Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5130.43
  • 2m 1f 165y
  • 14 runners
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Randox Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

11/4 (Won)

  • Win: £3.00
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 60/022 BF

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
The money has come for him since going handicapping and only beaten a neck at Wexford; didn't like his finishing effort when beaten 8l at Roscommon on Monday after he had loomed up going like a winner, but maybe he got there too soon; expect him to be played much later here.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

7

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

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11st 10lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Paul W Flynn

The money has come for him since going handicapping and only beaten a neck at Wexford; didn't like his finishing effort when beaten 8l at Roscommon on Monday after he had loomed up going like a winner, but maybe he got there too soon; expect him to be played much later here.

11/4

2nd

9

10th Jun 2024

Good

1m 7f 142y

18:18 Roscommon

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11st 7lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Paul W Flynn

Mid-division on handicap debut at Down Royal; was well fancied then but probably needed the run after 13 months off; comes into the reckoning now following second placing at Wexford; has an edge over Chosen Shant on that running.

3/1

2nd

12

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 1f 55y

14:50 Wexford

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11st 4lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Paul W Flynn

Beaten 20l on handicap debut at Down Royal after 13 months off; should have improved from that, so not dismissed.

12/1

14/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 0005-0

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Dual Flat winner off lowly marks for Robert Eddery; 4yo was easy to back on last month's handicap debut when beaten 20l at Tipperary; capable of better.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

3

12th Jul 2024

Good

2m 3f 60y

17:00 Kilbeggan

Someones Wish

11st 8lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Dual 1m2f winner in Britain has been knocking on the door in handicap hurdles of late, finishing well at Tipperary last time (2m); 4yo with good chance of staying this longer trip.

11/2

4th

18

4th Jul 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:40 Tipperary

Someones Wish

10st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Dual Flat winner off low marks for Robert Eddery; much-improved hurdles effort when second at Downpatrick last month; previously down the field behind The Niffler over C&D.

10/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 000P/

Last run: 787 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
A good thing on paper when you look at her Flat mark of 88 (stays 2m on the level) but not shown much since returning to action lately; it all hinges on whether she enjoys going back over obstacles for first time since 2022 when she didn't show much in four spins.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

2

7th Jul 2024

Good

2m 3f 194y

16:15 Sligo

La Hacienda

11st 10lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

Smart stayer on the level; clearly not going to be the same force at this game but first worthwhile hurdles form at Downpatrick last month (second ran well since) and extra two furlongs no harm.

9/2

3rd

5

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

La Hacienda

11st 10lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

A good thing on paper when you look at her Flat mark of 88 (stays 2m on the level) but not shown much since returning to action lately; it all hinges on whether she enjoys going back over obstacles for first time since 2022 when she didn't show much in four spins.

5/1

11th

6

(8)

5th Jun 2024

Good

1m 6f 0y

19:00 Curragh

La Hacienda

9st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: Matthew J Smith

started quickly, led narrowly or disputed lead early, prominent after 1f

14/1

Form: 558-50 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Fully exposed and just 2-36 in this sphere but ran well in much better race over C&D last month; didn't back that up at Wexford but could go okay.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

12

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Mullins Cross

11st 5lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Fully exposed and just 2-36 in this sphere but ran well in much better race over C&D last month; didn't back that up at Wexford but could go okay.

14/1

10th

8

29th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

18:30 Wexford

Mullins Cross

11st 3lb

J: Paddy Hanlon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

midfield

5/1

5th

9

10th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 160y

18:45 Downpatrick

Mullins Cross

10st 4lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: John Joseph Hanlon

in touch with leaders

10/1

Form: 740/89

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Five-time Flat winner made the frame on handicap hurdle debut a couple of year ago but shown little in this discipline since; soundly beaten at Roscommon on Monday.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

13

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Blackstone Cliff

11st 1lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Gerard Keane

Five-time Flat winner made the frame on handicap hurdle debut a couple of year ago but shown little in this discipline since; soundly beaten at Roscommon on Monday.

20/1

9th

12

10th Jun 2024

Good

1m 7f 142y

18:18 Roscommon

Blackstone Cliff

11st 1lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Gerard Keane

Five-time Flat winner, at his most effective on AW; lightly raced over hurdles. jumped badly at Wexford on latest, when making a stable debut.

14/1

Form: 690-

Last run: 296 days

W: 11st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Dam Jer's Girl was a high-class hurdler; quiet last year in hurdle/Flat maidens; hard to assess, but owner/trainer combination commands respect; may have matured along the right lines since last seen; watch the market.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

4

7th Jul 2024

Good

2m 3f 194y

16:15 Sligo

Reel Her In

11st 10lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Out of a high-class hurdler and a work in prgress; easy-to-back when long way behind La Hacienda after eight months off at Downpatrick but gave the impression that there would be more to come; longer trip a plus for second start in handicaps.

6/1

6th

3

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Reel Her In

11st 11lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Dam Jer's Girl was a high-class hurdler; quiet last year in hurdle/Flat maidens; hard to assess, but owner/trainer combination commands respect; may have matured along the right lines since last seen; watch the market.

11/2

Form: 44-4P9

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Twice made the frame in handicaps here in the autumn and shaped well on last month's return at Clonmel; pulled up at Tramore and tongue-tie didn't help much at Roscommon on Monday.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

9

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Across The Ocean

11st 9lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Gavin Cromwell

Twice made the frame in handicaps here in the autumn and shaped well on last month's return at Clonmel; pulled up at Tramore and tongue-tie didn't help much at Roscommon on Monday.

12/1

9th

6

10th Jun 2024

Good

1m 7f 142y

19:18 Roscommon

Across The Ocean

11st 8lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

A few reasonable runs (though never better than fourth) before a disappointing Tramore display, tongue-tie may help.

8/1

Form: 36800-

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Looked in need of further when placed over 2m2f at Kilbeggan last summer and following run at Cork was okay too; soundly beaten since although showed up well before fading on Bellewstown return; not hopeless.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10

12th Jul 2024

Good

2m 3f 60y

18:45 Kilbeggan

Georgies Gal

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

Beaten a long way the last twice and not easy to fancy.

28/1

8th

15

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Georgies Gal

11st 1lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: P J Rothwell

Looked in need of further when placed over 2m2f at Kilbeggan last summer and following run at Cork was okay too; soundly beaten since although showed up well before fading on Bellewstown return; not hopeless.

20/1

16th

15

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 110y

19:05 Bellewstown

Georgies Gal

10st 13lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: P J Rothwell

towards rear

10/1

Form: 55/52-

Last run: 369 days

W: 11st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Best run came this time last year when second in mares maiden at Sligo (winner held off marks in mid-90s since) but the problem is that she hasn't been seen since.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

10

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Another Bonnie

11st 9lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: John Patrick Ryan

Best run came this time last year when second in mares maiden at Sligo (winner held off marks in mid-90s since) but the problem is that she hasn't been seen since.

15/2

2nd

1

13th Jun 2023

Good

2m 1f 133y

17:28 Sligo

Another Bonnie

11st 7lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

prominent, hampered 1st

13/2

5th

3

20th May 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Wexford

Another Bonnie

11st 7lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: John Patrick Ryan

midfield, not fluent 5 out, mistake 3 out, pushed along and briefly went fourth before 2 out, no extra when not fluent last

25/1

Form: 5542-9 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; good comeback when second over fences here in April but well held over hurdles at Cartmel; fifth in a chase here on Saturday; new headgear combo.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

14

8th Jul 2024

Good

2m 4f 125y

17:00 Roscommon

Attitash

10st 8lb

J: Caragh Monaghan

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Has some good runs to his name but not last time and he's very opposable at these weights.

50/1

11th

17

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Attitash

11st 7lb

J: Caragh Monaghan

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Second reserve; good comeback when second over fences here in April but well held over hurdles at Cartmel; fifth in a chase here on Saturday; new headgear combo.

5th

9

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 3f 100y

15:25 Downpatrick

Attitash

10st 12lb

J: Caragh Monaghan

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Tailed off at Cartmel last time and on a losing run since 2021 but showed promise on his penultimate start, a C&D handicap; repeat of that run would put him in the mix.

7/1

12/1

Form: P/3-70

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Couple of last year's maiden runs were okay and placed in hunter chase in April; looks yard second-string but brother to useful stablemate The Big Chap is of interest in his own right on handicap bow.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5

2nd Jul 2024

Good To Firm

2m 1f 70y

14:33 Tipperary

Lucky Policy

11st 5lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Paul W Flynn

Placed in hunter chase in April; poor run over hurdles last time; beginners' chase form is ordinary, tongue-tie for the first time.

16/1

12th

6

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Lucky Policy

11st 10lb

J: E Walsh

T: Paul W Flynn

Couple of last year's maiden runs were okay and placed in hunter chase in April; looks yard second-string but brother to useful stablemate The Big Chap is of interest in his own right on handicap bow.

12/1

12th

7

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

19:20 Kilbeggan

Lucky Policy

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Paul W Flynn

200-1 when tailed off in a beginners' at Ballinrobe ten days ago and can be taken on.

100/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0-090

Last run: 6 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Big price but not shamed in first-time tongue-tie when beaten 11l on handicap bow at Roscommon.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

23th

17

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

13:55 Naas

Zhivotov

11st 12lb

J: Hugh Morgan

T: Robert Widger

Two runs in points; finished a remote fourth behind Manatee Du Brizais at Ballindenisk.

100/1

Form: 5000-8

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Showed promise in a bumper on debut a year ago; been getting a little closer in each maiden run but hard to fancy all the same on handicap debut.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Miss Direct

11st 6lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: P Cluskey

Showed promise in a bumper on debut a year ago; been getting a little closer in each maiden run but hard to fancy all the same on handicap debut.

25/1

8th

7

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Wexford

Miss Direct

11st 7lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: P Cluskey

Some promise on bumper debut last year but well below that level since, including two maiden hurdles lately.

66/1

8th

7

18th May 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Wexford

Miss Direct

11st 7lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: P Cluskey

Some promise on bumper debut last year but well below that level since, including two maiden hurdles lately.

66/1

Form: PP-00

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Showed a little bit of ability for Kieran Cotter off lowly Flat marks, going close one day on AW; nothing so far over hurdles for veteran local handler; handicap debut.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

14

(2)

22nd Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 4f 175y

16:30 Down Royal

Curzon Queen

8st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: H Smyth

Showed a little ability for Kieran Cotter off modest marks, went close at Dundalk last October; has been running over hurdles lately, pulled up at Downpatrick last Sunday; does not appeal.

33/1

14

16th Jun 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

16:35 Downpatrick

Curzon Queen

11st 1lb

J: John Shinnick

T: H Smyth

Showed a little bit of ability for Kieran Cotter off lowly Flat marks, going close one day on AW; nothing so far over hurdles for veteran local handler; handicap debut.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €35.00
Straight Forecast €29.04
Tricast €108.27
Trifecta €258.80

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

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The Irish Sun:

Reel Her In

SPOTLIGHT:

Lucky Policy

POSTDATA:

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