14:20 Fairyhouse Mon 11 November 2019
- Christmas Parties At Fairyhouse December 14th Maiden Hurdle
- 14 Runners
- Surface: Turf
Won a Galway bumper over 2m2½f in August before running well in defeat in a couple of starts over hurdles at Listowel and more recently on return to Ballybrit last month. Will be of interest if the subject of market support.
Lightly raced gelding but not much to shout about in three dismal maiden hurdle efforts to date, well down the field on each occasion including on first run for 682 days in a Fairyhouse 2m maiden last month.
Three starts in 2014 before returning to the track in October last year when well held in a couple of starts on the Flat. Not seen since and hard to make a case for.
£130,000 buy out of the point-to-point fields made a huge impression when winning a Navan bumper in February. Has lost nothing in defeat in a couple of maiden hurdle spins last month and makes more appeal than most in these conditions.
97-rated handicapper on the Flat, winner of a Tipperary maiden three years ago his sole win in nine career starts. Market likely to be the best guide on hurdling debut.
Modest 47-rated handicapper on the Flat. Beaten a long way on hurdling debut in a Punchestown maiden before a 97L defeat at Galway over a similar trip on soft ground last month.
Below-par efforts in a number of starts on the Flat this year following a couple of dismal efforts over hurdles in February/March. Out of sorts and this looks a tough ask.
Gelding by Scorpion out of a Saddlers' Hall mare. Dam three race maiden in the point-to-point community. Likely to need plenty of time on hurdling and rules debut.
Point-to-point winner. Beaten a long way in a couple of initial spins over hurdles, more recently a 70L reversal in a Galway contest over 2m3f last month. Plenty to prove at present.
Diamond Boy gelding bought for £100,000 as a three-year-old in May 2017. Ridden in third under 2f and soon no impression in a Navan bumper when last seen in March on racecourse debut. Worth a market check on hurdling debut.
Gold Well gelding out of a Fourstars Allstar mare. Has posted a number of dismal point-to-point efforts and is possibly best watched on hurdling debut.
Cost connections €46,000 at the sales in 2017. Lightly raced gelding, fourth of 19 beaten 27L on hurdling debut at Punchestown on fist racecourse appearance for 18 months. Hard to place any faith in.
Point-to-point winner last year after which he was bought for £235,000. Second of 17 beaten 2½L in a Punchestown bumper in May but much more expected on hurdling debut for respected connections.
Beaten a long way in a couple of bumper starts at Down Royal and Fairyhouse in the spring before a 50L reversal on hurdling debut at Galway late last month. Faces a tough task.
Last Year's Winner
|T: M J BoweJ: B Hayes|
Monkfish (2/1), Thatsy (9/4), All Those Years (4/1), Epson Du Houx (6/1), Three Jacks (10/1), Millen To One (20/1), Carrigmoorna Pine (33/1), Barnaviddaun (33/1), Arthur's Baby (33/1), Super Sling (33/1), Sois Gentil (33/1), Rock Samphire (50/1), Imperial Man (50/1), All The Mollies (66/1)
- All Those Years
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