Tuesday 11 June 2019
Ladies Day At Roscommon Racecourse On Monday 8th July Handicap Hurdle (80-95)
2m | Good (Good to Yielding in Places) | 18 Runners | Turf
Off time: 18:11 | Winning time: 3m 53.6s
15-race maiden over hurdle but has been running well in defeat on a number of occasions since March. Worth a market check dropping to what appears to be a preferred trip.
Winner of a Bellewstown 2m4f handicap hurdle off a 9lb lower mark 12 months ago but has been largely well held in a number of starts over timber and the larger obstacles in the meantime. Others preferred.
Five-race maiden over hurdles but caught the eye finishing second of 22 beaten 5L behind Scotch Quay over this trip in April. Has suffered a number of disappointing defeats overall but improved performance would not surprise.
Running well over the larger obstacles around the turn of the year including a win in a Punchestown handicap in December. Has failed to hit the frame in five hurdle starts and looks up against it here.
Off the mark for connections at the 15th time of asking in a Down Royal handicap hurdle over 2m½f last month off a 9lb lower mark. Life more difficult under penalty.
Sole win in 21 starts came in a bumper with the Mr Dino's mare without success following 12 appearances over hurdles. Still looking no nearer to breakthrough success.
Improvement arrived on her fourth start over hurdles when finishing third of 15 behind Zoffalee at Ballinrobe last month on her first start for 198 days. Repeat of that effort should see her in the hunt for more prize money.
Not much to shout about in four career hurdle starts including a number of heavy handicap defeats since the turn of the year. Possibly best watched unless the market suggests otherwise.
Modest 57-rated handicapper on the Flat and seven-race maiden hurdler. Last seen over timber finishing 11th of 20 in a Down Royal contest on St Stephens day in 2016. Plenty to prove.
Slight improvement on latest start over hurdles in a Limerick handicap last month finishing eighth of 12 but needs to raise overall profile to play a part here.
Four-race maiden over hurdles but produced a solid effort on handicap debut earlier this month to finish runner-up at Tramore, beaten ½L over a similar trip. Another bold show is a possibility.
Signs of progression last time out at Tramore behind Nancy D'Alton at the start of the month. Looks to be an improving sort and merits plenty of respect.
14-race maiden hurdler who has been sending out mixed messages in a number of starts since December. Could go well but has plenty of danger attached.
Without any success in 10 starts over hurdles, hitting the frame on just one occasion. Recent efforts have been below-par and has not shown enough overall to be of interest.
Not seen for over 12 months when finishing down the field at Wexford in April before a dour effort at Listowel earlier this month. Below-par form looks set to continue.
Yet to hit the frame in six starts over hurdles and overall record cast doubt on her ability to get competitive in this contest.
Not much to shout about in four hurdle starts to date, failing to hit the frame on each occasion. First time cheekpieces unlikely to bring about the required amount of progression needed to land a blow here.
Second Reserve: Four race maiden hurdle who has been sent off at big prices on his most recent starts, running accordingly on each occasion. Form doesn't warrant support here.
Glendaars Warrior (7/2), Grey Atlantic Way (4/1), Under The Clock (7/1), Barna Venture (8/1), She'stherightone (11/1), Nancy D'Alton (12/1), Lucia's Bob (14/1), Divin Desir (14/1), Joy's Gift (16/1), No Way Jack (16/1), Alice Johnston (16/1), King Christophe (16/1), Ashqar (20/1), Bere Haven (20/1), Meet The Man (25/1), Mister Butler (25/1), Miss Mcilroy (25/1), De Bennette (33/1), All The Angels (33/1), Rosmarine (33/1), Our Brian (33/1)
- Nancy D'Alton
- Glendaars Warrior
- Lucia's Bob