PUNCHESTOWN
16 January 2022
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15% Off Festival Tickets Maiden Hurdle (Div I) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m
  • Going: Soft
Punchestown
Runners
19

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Partly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Carrigeen Castle silk
Carrigeen Castle
J: Keith Donoghue
T: J T R Dreaper
Placed in a point-to-point, yet to show much over hurdles but still relatively early days
6-50
Age: 6
Weight: 12-0
OR: -
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Cor Cork 16f Sft MdH 12-0 10/16 Largy Debut (114L) 28/1 - 27
30 Oct 21 Dro Down Royal 17f Sft MdH 12-0 5/15 Mighty Potter (44L) 18/1 - 89
13 Mar 21 Nav Navan 16f Sft/Hy MdH 12-0 6/14 Coqolino (44L) 14/1 - 79
2
Castletownshend silk
Castletownshend
J: Shane O'Callaghan 7
T: T M Walsh
1-34 on Flat, not a bad effort at this venue on hurdles debut; fit from Dundalk action
7
Age: 7
Weight: 12-0
OR: -
Days: 95
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Dec 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 7f St Hc 9-2 6/14 Prisoner's Dilemma (4½L) 9/1 64 63
10 Nov 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 8f St Hc 9-13 5/14 Akhlaaq (4¼L) 9/1 65 65
1 Nov 21 Lay Laytown 7f St Hc 11-5 4/9 Oh Purple Reign (2L) 11/1 66 71
13 Oct 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Gd MdH 11-7 7/15 My Mate Mozzie (39L) 80/1 - 93
30 Sep 21 Bel Bellewstown 7.5f Y Hc 9-9 b 6/14 Trueba (7¼L) 11/1 68 61
23 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 7f Y Hc 9-4 6/13 Is That Love (4¾L) 9/1 68 65
3
Dont Doubt Me silk
Dont Doubt Me h
J: Michael J Doyle 7
T: P J Rothwell
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Poor in points, remote seventh on hurdling debut at Clonmel, no appeal at this stage
7
Age: 6
Weight: 12-0
OR: -
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jan 22 Clo Clonmel 17f Hy MdH 11-7 h1 7/18 Hasty Brook (49L) 50/1 - 74
4
Garcon Doux silk
Garcon Doux
J: Brian Hayes
T: Philip Fenton
Good pedigree but no sign of early promise when making debut in a bumper at Tramore
6
Age: 6
Weight: 12-0
OR: -
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Dec 21 Trm Tramore 16f Sft NHF 11-9 6/9 Viva Devito (27L) 20/1 - 85
5
Goven silk
Goven t
J: Mark Walsh
T: W P Mullins
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 5 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (25%)
Won twice on Flat in France, improvement on the cards now following Irish/hurdling debut
7
Age: 6
Weight: 12-0
OR: -
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 21 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft MdH 12-0 t1 7/18 Sir Gerhard (23L) 6/1 - 111
13 Nov 20 Nan Nantes 12f Hy 4y 9-12 1/9 Graal D'Aubois (2L) 7/10F - -
25 Oct 20 Snp Senonnes-Pouance 15f Hy 4y 9-12 1/11 Girlish De Grugy (4½L) - -
6
Hey Johnny silk
C
D
Hey Johnny v 1
J: Danny Mullins
T: Thomas Mullins
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Won two bumpers last year, no sign yet of a similar standard of form over hurdles
443100
Age: 5
Weight: 12-0
OR: -
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jan 22 Naa Naas 16f Sft MdH 12-0 13/18 Bronn (59L) 28/1 - 64
26 Dec 21 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft 4yMdH 11-4 13/21 Watch House Cross (64L) 16/1 - 59
13 Oct 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Gd 4yNHF 11-2 1/4 Alquinto (½L) 9/2 - 101
25 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 16f Gd/Y NHF 11-7 3/8 Boreen Boy (4½L) 11/4J - 97
10 Sep 21 Bal Ballinrobe 16f Y/Sft 4yNHF 11-2 4/9 Merlin Giant (10½L) 100/30 - 101
30 Jul 21 Gal Galway 16.5f Gd NHF 11-3 4/12 The Gossiper (16L) 14/1 - 100
7
Hiaou silk
Hiaou
J: Jack Kennedy
T: Gordon Elliott
Promising on debut at Naas, contention when brought down two out at Leopardstown
3B
Age: 5
Weight: 12-0
OR: -
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 21 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft 4yMdH 11-9 BD/21 Watch House Cross () 8/1 - 122
6 Nov 21 Naa Naas 19f Y/Sft MdH 12-0 3/14 Eric Bloodaxe (11½L) 14/1 - 122
8
Homard De Chausey silk
Homard De Chausey
J: Adam Williams 7
T: Paul Nolan
Huge price when tailed off first time out at Leopardstown three weeks ago
Age: 5
Weight: 12-0
OR: -
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 21 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft 4yMdH 11-9 18/21 Watch House Cross (99L) 150/1 - 24
9
Keepthefaithinme silk
Keepthefaithinme
J: Cian Chester 7
T: Gordon Elliott
Fair placed form in bumpers, Hiaou appears to have better chance for trainer
32390
Age: 6
Weight: 12-0
OR: -
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 21 Dro Down Royal 20f Sft MdH 10-13 12/15 Gerri Colombe (86L) 40/1 - 43
5 Dec 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Y NHF 12-2 9/11 Sandor Clegane (49L) 15/2 - 74
18 Nov 21 Thu Thurles 16f Gd/Y NHF 12-2 3/7 Gaelic Arc (2½L) 8/13F - 103
4 Nov 21 Thu Thurles 16f Y NHF 12-2 2/7 Imperial Lord (3½L) 11/4 - 103
10 Oct 21 Lim Limerick 16f Sft NHF 12-2 3/9 Agritime (6L) 3/1 - 97
10
Killer Mode silk
D
Killer Mode
J: Sean Flanagan
T: Noel Meade
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Bumper winner, good chance of going one better after Naas second on recent hurdling debut
25-212
Age: 7
Weight: 12-0
OR: -
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jan 22 Naa Naas 16f Sft MdH 12-0 2/18 Bronn (¾L) 4/1 - 122
16 Dec 21 Naa Naas 16f Y NHF 11-9 1/14 Nonbinding (½L) 100/30 - 107
4 Dec 21 Nav Navan 16f Y NHF 11-9 2/15 Itswhatunitesus (6L) 2/1 - 101
27 Dec 20 Leo Leopardstown 20f Sft NHF 11-9 5/10 Ballycairn (10½L) 4/1 - 109
5 Dec 20 Nav Navan 16f Sft NHF 11-9 2/10 Kilcruit (9½L) 5/1 - 109
11
Like A G Six silk
Like A G Six
J: Richard Deegan 3
T: Neil McKnight
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Tailed off in a bumper here last April, same fate on recent hurdling debut at Naas
0-0
Age: 5
Weight: 12-0
OR: -
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jan 22 Naa Naas 16f Sft MdH 11-11 16/18 Bronn (103L) 250/1 - 20
27 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Y 4yNHF 11-4 18/22 Crowns Major (109L) 66/1 - -
12
L'yser silk
L'yser t
J: Sean O'Keeffe
T: Barry Connell
Made a couple of mistakes when finishing in mid-field on hurdling debut, may improve
78
Age: 5
Weight: 12-0
OR: -
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Jan 22 Naa Naas 16f Sft MdH 12-0 t 8/18 Bronn (29L) 40/1 - 94
28 Nov 21 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Gd 4yNHF 11-11 t1 7/13 Kilbunny Pontic (19½L) 18/1 - 94
14
West Is Awake silk
West Is Awake h
J: Chris Timmons 3
T: Edward Cawley
Ran well in November 2020 on sole bumper start, should be better for recent Navan run
3-6
Age: 6
Weight: 12-0
OR: -
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Nav Navan 20f Gd/Y MdH 12-0 h 6/16 Minella Cocooner (34L) 20/1 - 94
29 Nov 20 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Sft 4yNHF 11-4 h1 3/13 Grand Paradis (6L) 50/1 - 101
15
Daly's Quest silk
Daly's Quest h 1
J: E O'Connell 5
T: Eamonn O'Connell
Closely related to Admiral Brian and Sunset Sadie, both three-time winners for this stable
Form:
Age: 5
Weight: 11-7
OR: -
Days: -
16
Doyen Rose silk
Doyen Rose
J: Jordan Gainford 3
T: D M Christie
Remote second at Down Royal on debut, too many negatives from her Limerick run on latest
240
Age: 6
Weight: 11-7
OR: -
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 21 Lim Limerick 16f Hy MdH 10-13 14/18 Gatsby Grey (74L) 28/1 - 44
25 Nov 21 Thu Thurles 16f Gd MdH 11-7 4/11 Clifton Warrior (14L) 15/2 - 92
30 Oct 21 Dro Down Royal 17f Sft MdH 11-7 2/15 Mighty Potter (29L) 80/1 - 97
17
Fairy Tree silk
Fairy Tree
J: Liam McKenna 7
T: Matthew J Smith
First two bumper runs were more promising than last month's performance at this venue
288
Age: 5
Weight: 11-7
OR: -
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Y/Sft 4yNHFM 11-9 h1 8/14 Liberty Dance (35L) 15/2 - 73
13 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Gd NHFLM 11-0 8/15 Bonttay (9¼L) 28/1 - 100
15 Jul 21 Kln Killarney 17f Gd 4yNHF 10-9 2/9 Dicebox (3½L) 11/1 - 90
18
Getaway'n'dance silk
Getaway'n'dance
J: Mr N Gault 7
T: S Michael Millar
Poor form in points, has shown nothing in two bumper runs, can be left out of calculations
0-9
Age: 7
Weight: 11-7
OR: -
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Dec 21 Thu Thurles 16f Gd/Y NHFM 11-4 9/11 Dorans Weir (43L) 125/1 - 60
15 Mar 21 Pun Punchestown 17.5f Hy NHFM 11-4 13/14 Choice Of Words (164L) 25/1 - -
19
Gladys Emmanuel silk
Gladys Emmanuel h 1
J: Denis O'Regan
T: Denis Hickey
Can be ruled out on the evidence of runs at Clonmel and this venue in November, hooded now
P0
Age: 7
Weight: 11-7
OR: -
Days: 54
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Nov 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Gd/Y MdH 11-7 t1 21/22 Grand Jury (61L) 250/1 - 54
11 Nov 21 Clo Clonmel 20f Sft MdH 10-13 PU/10 Upping The Anti () 40/1 - -
21
Sadie Yeats silk
Sadie Yeats h 1
J: Shane Fitzgerald 5
T: Paul Martin Pierce
Half-sister to useful hurdler Daneking; point-to-point form suggests she will struggle
Form:
Age: 6
Weight: 11-7
OR: -
Days: -
13
Our Patron Saint silk
Our Patron Saint
T: Sarah Dawson
06
Age: 5
Weight: 12-0
OR: -
Days: 96
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Oct 21 Pun Punchestown 20.5f Gd MdH 11-7 6/11 Quantum Realm (24L) 250/1 - 93
6 Sep 21 Gal Galway 16.5f Gd MdH 11-12 18/19 Hammersmith (65L) 250/1 - 51
29 Jun 21 Ros Roscommon 7.5f Gd Hc 8-9 p1 11/11 What A Feeling (37L) 100/1 45 -
17 Jun 21 Leo Leopardstown 8f GF Hc 8-3 14/14 Coill Na Sionainne (38L) 200/1 49 -
10 Jun 21 Leo Leopardstown 9f Gd Hc 8-9 16/20 Drummer (24L) 125/1 45 5
26 Apr 21 Naa Naas 8f Gd Hc 8-13 17/20 Hidden Spark (13L) 125/1 46 27
20
Littel Flour silk
Littel Flour h 1
T: Declan Queally
5-25
Age: 5
Weight: 11-7
OR: -
Days: 178
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Jul 21 Lim Limerick 16f Gd 4yNHFM 11-0 5/14 Hi Stranger (21L) 13/2 - 74
18 Jun 21 Dro Down Royal 16.5f Gd 4yNHFM 10-9 2/12 Fizzle Rock (nk) 14/1 - 95
15 Mar 21 Pun Punchestown 17.5f Hy 4yNHFM 11-0 5/6 Limerick Lace (18½L) 9/2 - 72
Verdict

Naas bumper winner KILLER MODE did well to go close against a Willie Mullins-trained favourite on his hurdling debut at the same venue

Verdict silk image
Killer Mode

Betting Forecast:

15/8 Killer Mode,

11/4 Goven,

100/30 Hiaou,

16/1 Keepthefaithinme,

West Is Awake,

Castletownshend,

20/1 Hey Johnny,

Littel Flour,

25/1 L'yser,

Fairy Tree,

33/1 Daly's Quest,

Doyen Rose,

Carrigeen Castle,

66/1 Garcon Doux,

100/1 Our Patron Saint,

Dont Doubt Me,

200/1 Gladys Emmanuel,

Like A G Six,

Getaway'n'dance,

Homard De Chausey,

Sadie Yeats

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