13 July 2019
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  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 2f
  • Going: Good



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Best Odds
Silk colours for Hey Groovy
Hey Groovy
J: Danny Mullins
T: John M Burke
Tipperary maiden hurdle winner (2m4f) last October but may need this first run of the year
Age: 7
Weight: 11-9
OR: 99
Days: 203
22 Dec 18Thu Thurles23f GdNvH11-0 8/8Plan Of Attack (95L)40/19924
22 Nov 18Thu Thurles20f GFHcH10-8 3/10Fleurys Fort (3¾L)10/199102
4 Nov 18Cor Cork20f Gd/YHcH10-6 PU/23Cooldine Bog ()20/1100-
8 Oct 18Tip Tipperary20f GdMdH10-13 1/14Forgetthesurprise (11L)12/19999
14 Sep 18Lis Listowel20f SftMdH11-5 5/15Dorrells Pierji (33L)33/19994
9 Sep 18Lis Listowel20f GdHcH11-0 11/18Humm Baby (11½L)33/1100100
Silk colours for Ard Na Carraig
Ard Na Carraig t
J: Liam Gilligan 7
T: Oliver McKiernan
Maiden over hurdles but several decent runs and should be sharper for recent Flat outing
Age: 8
Weight: 11-7
OR: 97
Days: 278
4 Jul 19Bel Bellewstown14f GdHc9-4 t6/16Dinard Rose (12½L)20/15653
8 Oct 18Tip Tipperary17f GdHcCh11-7 t4/7Native Lass (7½L)9/2111109
28 Sep 18Dpt Downpatrick17f GdCh11-7 t1/11Moonball (¾L)18/1-111
15 Sep 18Lis Listowel20f SftHcH11-3 tp11/18Bomber Jackson (22L)16/19889
14 Jul 18Lim Limerick18f GdHcH11-5 tp13/10Epsilon Indi (12½L)7/198104
26 Jun 18Bal Ballinrobe13.5f GdHc8-12 tv7/14Bibliotheca (21L)12/16150
Silk colours for Cloak Of Darkness
Cloak Of Darkness
J: B J Cooper
T: Paul Nolan
Getting the hang of jumping, should be fitter today and has scope to improve so noted
Age: 4
Weight: 11-6
OR: 102
Days: 24
19 Jun 19Wex Wexford16f GdHcH10-3 10/14Buttons And Bows (5½L)16/110292
17 Mar 19Wex Wexford16f Sft/Hy4yMdH10-11 5/11Christopher Robin (4¼L)16/1-96
2 Mar 19Nav Navan16f Y4yMdH11-7 15/20Our Legend (72L)33/1-45
13 Feb 19Fai Fairyhouse16f Gd4yMdH11-7 11/16Way Back Home (64L)16/1-59
15 Aug 18Gow Gowran Park9.5f GFMd9-5 4/16Dabiyr (3¼L)8/1-66
12 Jul 18Dun Dundalk (AW)8f St3yMd9-5 h13/12Indianapolis (5½L)7/1-72
Silk colours for Naturally Blond
Naturally Blond t
J: Pierce Gallagher 5
T: Patrick Cronin
On a decent mark but hasn't been in the best of form this year, has a squeak at his best
Age: 9
Weight: 11-2
OR: 92
Days: 9
4 Jul 19Tip Tipperary24f GdHcH11-6 tpPU/16Courtin Bb ()11/194-
1 Jun 19Trm Tramore16f GdHcH11-7 tp7/15Doyen Bay (11½L)9/19596
23 May 19Tip Tipperary24f Gd/YHcH11-3 t6/18Ask And Answer (37L)14/19872
11 May 19Cor Cork24f Gd/YHcH10-10 t15/17All The Way West (34L)16/110073
7 Mar 19Thu Thurles20.5f Gd/YCh10-12 tPU/9Battling Spirit ()9/1102-
30 Nov 18Lim Limerick24f YHcH10-9 t4/13Therellalwaysbeone (9½L)12/1101106
Silk colours for Still Alive
Still Alive
J: Darragh O'Keeffe 5
T: A J McNamara
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Below-par on the Flat last time but consistent over hurdles and likely to be involved
Age: 5
Weight: 11-2
OR: 92
Days: 51
4 Jun 19Tip Tipperary12.5f SftHc8-2 10/17Eight And Bob (18L)14/14528
23 May 19Tip Tipperary16f Gd/YHcH11-1 3/18Charle Brune (9½L)7/191100
27 Apr 19Lim Limerick11.5f SftHc8-2 4/14Cork Harbour (3¼L)10/14545
22 Apr 19Cor Cork16f Gd/YHcH10-0 6/19Bothar Dubh (12L)14/19290
21 Mar 19Cor Cork16f SftHcH11-1 5/13Our Jerry (9¾L)11/29295
7 Mar 19Thu Thurles16f Gd/YHcH10-9 1/17My Forever Friend (5L)10/18599
Silk colours for Desertmore Dreamer
Desertmore Dreamer
J: Ambrose McCurtin 5
T: Denis Leahy
Put up some better efforts when last seen in the autumn and could go well if fit enough
Age: 8
Weight: 11-0
OR: 90
Days: 254
1 Nov 18Clo Clonmel20f GdHcH11-5 6/12Tintown Robin (43L)11/29163
4 Oct 18Clo Clonmel20f GdHcH11-2 2/13Dundeedy Lad (2¼L)11/188103
20 Sep 18Clo Clonmel16.5f Gd/YHcH11-0 9/18Rain In Spain (5¼L)14/18892
19 Aug 18Trm Tramore16f GdHcH11-3 2/16Moonball (2½L)16/18697
13 Jul 18Cor Cork16f GFHcH10-9 15/16Ejayteekay (95L)14/1897
29 Mar 18Clo Clonmel18.5f HyHcH11-4 8/10Analyse That (75L)12/19232
Silk colours for Try Dollys Sister
Try Dollys Sister b 1
J: Paddy Kennedy
T: P G Fahey
Never a factor last time and needs to jump much better in first-time blinkers today
Age: 5
Weight: 11-0
OR: 90
Days: 52
22 May 19Wex Wexford20f GdMdH11-0 9/11Araukan (110L)20/191-
16 May 19Clo Clonmel20f GdMdH11-7 UR/10Dualla Time ()50/1-96
26 Apr 19Klb Kilbeggan19.5f YMdH10-11 7/16Trappist Monk (44L)100/1-70
9 Mar 19Gow Gowran Park16f SftMdH11-5 14/20Edene D'arc (77L)100/1-48
28 Feb 19Clo Clonmel19f GdMdH10-11 UR/16Retribution ()66/1--
20 Feb 19Pun Punchestown16.5f Gd/YMdH10-10 13/18Allez Dance (40L)25/1-73
Silk colours for Jessamine
J: Mr D Kiely 7
T: Patrick J Flynn
Given a chance on the basis of her third to an improving type at Tramore two starts ago
Age: 7
Weight: 10-12
OR: 88
Days: 51
23 May 19Tip Tipperary16f Gd/YHcH11-6 PU/18Charle Brune ()12/189-
14 May 19Trm Tramore16f GdHcH10-12 3/15Colenso (4¾L)16/18897
6 Nov 18Fai Fairyhouse16f GdHcH11-6 p1F/14Fintown Boy ()16/189-
25 Oct 18Thu Thurles12f GFHc8-4 7/15Acclamatio (10½L)11/24541
18 Oct 18Trm Tramore16f GdHcH10-13 UR/13Lleyton ()5/189-
13 Oct 18Lim Limerick11.5f HyHc8-8 4/16Yo Tambien (9¾L)11/14543
Silk colours for Celtic Dancer
Celtic Dancer
J: Conor McNamara 7
T: E McNamara
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Ran with credit off this mark last time at Listowel and back to this trip should suit
Age: 6
Weight: 10-11
OR: 87
Days: 40
3 Jun 19Lis Listowel20f GdHcH10-11 5/17Live Every Day (7¾L)9/2F8790
30 May 19Lim Limerick19f GdHcH10-5 1/12Onefortherose (½L)14/18192
16 May 19Clo Clonmel20f GdHcH10-8 11/13Ourauldman (14½L)9/18280
24 Aug 18Kln Killarney20f Gd/YHcH11-1 12/17Offshore Oscar (20L)14/18583
5 Jul 18Tip Tipperary24f GdHcH10-12 11/20Cadawill (23L)33/18677
26 Dec 17Lim Limerick19f HyMdH11-4 PU/13Shower Cross ()33/188-
Silk colours for Fly De Megaudais
Fly De Megaudais
J: Cathal Landers 5
T: Michael J McDonagh
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Off the mark over hurdles at Ballinrobe three starts ago but well-held since
Age: 6
Weight: 10-8
OR: 84
Days: 67
7 May 19Bal Ballinrobe17.5f GdHcH10-9 13/15Weekend Offender (50L)8/18548
22 Apr 19Cor Cork16f Gd/YHcH9-11 13/19Bothar Dubh (39L)14/18556
12 Apr 19Bal Ballinrobe17.5f GdHcH10-4 1/16Amadeus (¾L)16/18090
5 Apr 19Wex Wexford16f YHcH10-4 6/13Scotch Quay (11L)14/18081
16 Feb 19Gow Gowran Park20f Y/SftCh11-7 13/17Duc Des Genievres (110L)125/1-50
7 Feb 19Thu Thurles16.5f GdCh11-7 9/12Ex Patriot (61L)100/1-70
Silk colours for My Lovely Boy
My Lovely Boy
J: Gavin Brouder 7
T: Thomas P O'Connor
Didn't jump well and beaten 58l on handicap debut at Tipperary last time, lot more needed
Age: 4
Weight: 10-8
OR: 90
Days: 51
23 May 19Tip Tipperary16f Gd/YHcH10-9 14/18Charle Brune (58L)25/19346
11 May 19Cor Cork16f Gd/Y4yMdH11-0 16/21Foveros (42L)66/1-76
21 Apr 19Cor Cork16f Gd/Y4yMdH11-0 7/16Bua Boy (11L)100/1-92
31 Mar 19Lim Limerick16f GdMdH10-7 11/18Breaken (57L)100/1-63
Silk colours for Liclash
Liclash b 1
J: Shane Shortall
T: Stephen Ryan
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Dropping down in weights but needs to show more than latest starts to consider
Age: 10
Weight: 10-6
OR: 82
Days: 51
23 May 19Tip Tipperary16f Gd/YHcH11-1 t15/18Charle Brune (24L)25/18479
7 Apr 19Fai Fairyhouse16f Gd/YHcH10-3 8/22Scotch Quay (17L)25/18684
21 Mar 19Cor Cork16f SftHcH10-13 12/13Our Jerry (124L)8/188-
20 Feb 19Pun Punchestown20f Gd/YHcH10-13 5/17Ask David (17½L)9/18989
9 Feb 19Naa Naas16f GdHcH10-6 6/20Eviscerating (5L)25/18996
27 Dec 18Lim Limerick16f SftHcH11-0 11/16Still Alive (34L)12/19064
Silk colours for Ainmisfearr
Ainmisfearr t
J: Jonathan Moore
T: Gavin Cromwell
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 4 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (25%)
Some promise behind an improving type in a Tramore handicap two starts ago
Age: 4
Weight: 10-5
OR: 87
Days: 38
5 Jun 19Wex Wexford20.5f Gd/YMdH10-13 t6/13Minx Tiara (27L)7/18871
14 May 19Trm Tramore16f GdHcH10-5 t7/15Colenso (12L)16/18982
27 Jan 19Naa Naas16f Y4yMdH11-0 t18/24Konitho (27L)100/1-84
14 Jan 19Pun Punchestown16f Gd4yMdH10-11 t22/22Carlo Biraghi (88L)100/1-33
5 Jan 19Cor Cork16f SftMdH9-8 tF/22Fakir D'oudairies ()100/1--
27 Dec 18Leo Leopardstown16f Gd/Y3yMdH10-7 t18/28Sir Erec (41L)100/1-74
Silk colours for Shedding
J: L P Dempsey
T: W J Burke
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
No worthwhile form in six hurdle starts and difficult to fancy, even in this grade
Age: 5
Weight: 10-5
OR: 81
Days: 58
16 May 19Clo Clonmel20f GdHcH11-1 12/13Ourauldman (46L)40/18451
13 Jul 18Cor Cork16f GFHcH10-7 16/16Ejayteekay (102L)33/188-
23 Jun 18Gow Gowran Park16f GdHcH10-5 PU/17Wild Desire ()33/188-
24 May 18Tip Tipperary16f Gd4yMdH11-2 10/20Devil's Glen (70L)100/1-47
13 May 18Kln Killarney17f Y4yMdH11-2 14/16Waterville Dancer (36L)66/1-76
4 May 18Cor Cork16f Sft/Hy4yMdH11-7 14/15Dancingwith Storms (72L)50/1-43
Silk colours for Meet The Man
Meet The Man t
T: James Grace
Age: 8
Weight: 10-8
OR: 84
Days: 32
11 Jun 19Ros Roscommon16f GdHcH10-9 t10/18Glendaars Warrior (18L)25/18576
30 May 19Lim Limerick19f GdHcH10-10 t18/12Celtic Dancer (9¾L)33/18686
18 Dec 18Naa Naas16f YMdH11-5 15/16At Your Ease (68L)66/1-47
10 May 18Tip Tipperary16f SftMdH10-11 10/20Prince D'Aubrelle (65L)100/1-56
1 May 18Bal Ballinrobe17f HyMdH10-11 9/13Avellino (55L)100/1-60
8 Feb 18Thu Thurles16f Sft/HyMdH10-11 17/17Or Jaune De Somoza (49L)50/1-73

An open race but CLOAK OF DARKNESS is lightly raced and should strip fitter for his recent Wexford outing so can get off the mark

Verdict silk image
Cloak Of Darkness

Betting Forecast:

9/2 Ard Na Carraig,

5/1 Still Alive,

6/1 Cloak Of Darkness,

9/1 Celtic Dancer,

10/1 Jessamine,


12/1 Desertmore Dreamer,

Meet The Man,

14/1 Hey Groovy,

16/1 Naturally Blond,

Try Dollys Sister,

Fly De Megaudais,

20/1 My Lovely Boy,


28/1 Shedding

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