18:40 Tramore Mon 15 April 2019
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- 2m 5f 50y,
- 17 Runners
- Surface: Turf
Has produced a number of laboured runs in defeat in the last 12 months, including a 75L defeat at Thurles in February. Plenty to prove at present.
Useful 90-rated handicap hurdler, fell when still in touch at the seventh on debut over the larger obstacles. Improved effort would not surprise.
A maiden in point-to-points, a chase and over hurdles. Pulled up on sole chase start in February when sent off at odds of 125/1. Impossible to fancy against these rivals.
Nothing to show in hurdles career and well held in a couple of dismal efforts over fences last month. Will need to raise overall profile to trouble the judge in this contest.
Drop back in trip appeared to suit when finishing second of seven beaten 8L in a Fairyhouse beginners chase, before disappointing connections finishing last of six beaten 60L at Down Royal last month in a 2m4f novice chase. Liable to struggle.
13-race maiden over hurdles, failed to build on an promising run at Wincanton on return to the track when finishing eighth of 12 at Exeter last month. May have had excuses latest and could be of interest on chasing introduction.
Completely tailed off on his last couple of starts over hurdles at Hexham and Fairyhouse. First time blinkers unlikely to bring about the required amount of progression needed on chasing debut.
Promise in a couple of summer starts last season but has produced an alarming lack of form in four starts since September. Needs to bounce back in a big way on return to action and chasing debut.
Flattered to deceive in five hurdles starts last year. Produced a promising debut over the larger obstacles when finishing second behind the well thought-of Littlestickarubarb at Clonmel. Open to significant improvement.
Not disgraced in a couple of chase starts in 2017 running well in defeat over similar trips. 102-rated hurdler can go well if jumping fluently on return to fences.
Poor 87-rated handicap hurdler who has started at odds of no less than 66/1 on each of his last four starts, running accordingly on each occasion. Likely to be up against it on chasing debut.
Won her maiden hurdle at Wexford last July but things went tailed off quite a bit after. Pulled up with a circuit to race on chasing debut here in August 2017. Not seen on track for 11 months.
Running well in defeat in a number of handicap hurdle spins in a summer jumping campaign last term. Likely more to come on chasing debut for respected connections.
97-rated handicap hurdler who produced a couple of dire efforts over fences in February at Clonmel and Fairyhouse. Hard to place any faith in.
The promise of her chasing debut at Cork in January soon disappeared when falling in novice company in a Thurles contest when last seen in February, sent off a t odds of 100/1. Hasn't shown enough to be of interest here.
First Reserve: Won on his latest point-to-point start in November but generally struggled in four hurdle contests since. Looks a tall order on chasing debut.
Second Reserve: Has looked moderate in point-to-points, bumpers and five starts over hurdles. Difficult to make a case for on chasing introduction.
Last Year's Winner
Milomynit (7/2), Tiantu (4/1), Global Racing (4/1), Bothar Dubh (13/2), Chestnut Brave (8/1), Wee Small Hours (10/1), Grey Atlantic Way (10/1), Captain Cobajay (16/1), Payngo (16/1), Caddy Shack (25/1), Whats Your Beef (25/1), The Broom Squire (25/1), Darcy Mcgees (25/1), Star Of Oscar (25/1), Swarez (25/1), Auction Reminder (25/1), Skypunch (33/1)
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