17:05 Sligo Thu 9 August 2018

  • Clayton Hotel Mares Maiden Hurdle
  • 2m, Good (Good to Firm in places)
  • 12 Runners
  • Winner€7,084.002nd€2,197.003rd€1,046.004th€471.005th€184.00
  • Surface: Turf
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Winning time:3m 52.8sOff time:17:05:52
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1
611-7OR:
33/1

Fair effort on bumper debut but well held in a maiden hurdle prior to that and probably best watched at present.

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2
611-7OR:
100/1

Struggled in four outings so far including twice in bumpers since joining this yard. Others hold stronger claims on her return to hurdling.

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3
611-7OR: 85
14/1

13 race maiden under all codes but ran well when third in a novice hurdle at Limerick (good) last month. Of interest if repeating that effort.

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4
611-7OR: 90
13/2

Beaten 9L into fourth when contesting a 2m4f handicap hurdle at Wexford (good) last time out. Interesting to see how she fares on this occasion.

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5
611-7OR:
33/1

Fair sixth over an extended 2m3f at Kilbeggan (good) in April last year. Absent since and worth a check in the market on debut for this yard.

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6
511-7OR:
66/1

Well beaten in three starts to date including when beaten 35L at Punchestown (good) in June. Returning from a short break.

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7
611-7OR:
33/1

Point-to-point winner on good ground in June. Fair form in two starts over hurdles so far but likely more needed if she's to take this contest.

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8
411-2OR: 105
5/4

14 race maiden but beaten just ¾L when finishing third of four over 2m4f on good ground here last month. Cheekpieces worn for the first time that day are retained.

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9
411-2OR:
33/1

Unraced daughter of Arcadio sold for €1,500 as a foal in November 2014. Half-sister to a number of winners and market support would be interesting on debut.

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10
411-2OR:
100/1

Good effort despite finishing 11th at Roscommon (2m, good) on debut but failed to back that up at Ballinrobe (good) subsequently. Others hold stronger claims.

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11
411-2OR:
25/1

Placed twice on the Flat but held in that sphere the last twice. Interesting to see how she fares now switched to hurdles.

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12
411-2OR:
7/4

Finished runner-up in bumpers twice last month. Forecast underfoot conditions are in her favour and she looks likely to play a leading role on hurdling debut.

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Last Year's Winner

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Betting

Forecast

Ar Eagla Na Heagla (5/4), So Lonely (7/4), Filly Mullins (13/2), Cock A Doodle Doo (14/1), Misty Mountain (25/1), Siamsa Cois Laoi (33/1), Beeper's Ruby (33/1), Josie Wing (33/1), Crow's Bridge (33/1), Little Gold (66/1), Dragon Queen (100/1), Chosen Flower (100/1)

Verdict

SO LONELY has run well in bumpers in recent starts and a repeat of that form can see her get off the mark at the first attempt over hurdles. Ar Eagla Na Heagla ran well when finishing a close third here last time out and she can take second this time while third place can go the way of Filly Mullins who returns to maiden company following a decent handicap effort last time.
  1. So Lonely
  2. Ar Eagla Na Heagla
  3. Filly Mullins

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