DOWN ROYAL
17 March 2024
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Bluegrasshorsefeed.com Maiden Hurdle Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 190y
  • Going: Soft
Down Royal
Runners
18

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Mostly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Ayiko silk
D
Ayiko t 1
J: Daryl Jacob
T: S R B Crawford
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Ayr bumper winner but tame hurdles debut run at same track latest; tongue tie fitted
2107
Age: 5
Weight: 11-12
OR: -
Days: 9
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Mar 24 Ayr Ayr 16f GS 4MdH 11-6 7/10 Hombre De Guerra (26L) 5/1 - 85
3 Feb 24 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft NHFG2 11-11 10/10 Jeroboam Machin (30L) 125/1 - 102
20 Dec 23 Ayr Ayr 16f Sft 5MdNHF 11-2 1/7 Junker D'Allier (5L) 9/4J - 103
12 Jun 23 Ros Roscommon 16f Y/Sft 4yNHF 10-12 2/10 Weseekherthere (1¼L) 100/30 - 106
2
En Or silk
En Or t
J: Peter Carberry
T: A J Martin
Useful Flat performer and encouraging hurdles debut; lacks a recent run though
4
Age: 6
Weight: 11-12
OR: -
Days: 299
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Oct 23 Cur Curragh 10f Sft/Hy Hc 9-7 t 8/8 Dutch Gold (7¾L) 12/1 79 75
2 Aug 23 Gal Galway 16.5f Y Hc 10-2 t 9/19 Last Ammo (24L) 5/1 80 67
12 Jul 23 Fai Fairyhouse 14f Gd 9-2 t 1/6 Hell Bent (1¼L) 11/10F 76 84
24 Jun 23 Lim Limerick 12.5f Y Hc 9-11 t 2/8 Seattle Sound (½L) 9/2 74 84
23 May 23 Pun Punchestown 16f Gd/Y MdH 11-12 t1 4/16 Barry Lyndon (13L) 22/1 - 116
16 May 23 Sli Sligo 10.5f Gd/Y Hc 9-9 4/9 In From The Cold (4L) 11/1 76 81
3
Icare Desbois silk
D
BF
Icare Desbois
J: Paul Townend
T: W P Mullins
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 12 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (48%)
Penultimate Leopardstown third gives him major claims but needs to bounce back from Navan
1/P35
Age: 6
Weight: 11-12
OR: -
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Jan 24 Naa Naas 18.5f Sft MdH 11-12 5/11 Cleatus Poolaw (12L) 5/4F - 113
26 Dec 23 Leo Leopardstown 16f Y MdH 11-12 3/23 King Of Kingsfield (6¾L) 18/1 - 121
12 Nov 23 Naa Naas 16f Sft MdH 11-12 PU/22 Slade Steel () 7/2 - -
17 Apr 22 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Y NHF 11-1 1/15 Lecky Watson (2¼L) 17/2 - 114
4
Deep Sigh silk
Deep Sigh t
J: Ben Harvey
T: John C McConnell
Losing run since Flat win in 2021 in Britain, likely to be of more interest in handicaps
07
Age: 6
Weight: 11-5
OR: -
Days: 289
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 23 Dun Dundalk (AW) 16f St Hc 9-0 t 13/14 Riyami (97L) 80/1 59 -
2 Jun 23 Dro Down Royal 17f Gd MdH 11-0 t 7/11 Pro Bono (11½L) 66/1 - 93
19 May 23 Dpt Downpatrick 19f Gd/Y MdH 11-5 t 11/13 Williamstowndancer (67L) 100/1 - 60
6 Apr 23 Bel Bellewstown 14.5f Hy Hc 9-7 t1 12/16 Theonewedreamof (35L) 40/1 63 19
2 Feb 23 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 10f St 4Hc 8-7 p1 6/6 Storm Catcher (16½L) 18/1 64 40
19 Jan 23 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 8.5f St 6Hc 9-10 2/7 Hopeman Harbour (2¾L) 11/1 64 69
5
Addragoole silk
Addragoole
J: Conor Stone-Walsh 5
T: Gavin Cromwell
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Newcomer one of several for the yard here and market should tell us a lot
Form:
Age: 5
Weight: 11-4
OR: -
Days: -
6
Aurea Fortuna silk
Aurea Fortuna
J: Daniel King
T: A J Martin
Beaten a long way on Leopardstown debut at Christmas, best watched for now
Age: 5
Weight: 11-4
OR: -
Days: 82
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 23 Leo Leopardstown 16f Y 4yMdH 11-7 17/28 No Flies On Him (44L) 150/1 - 83
8
Doctor Glide silk
Doctor Glide t 1
J: Keith Donoghue
T: Tom Dreaper
Fairyhouse debut run not built on at Leopardstown; tongue tie now fitted
40
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: -
Days: 82
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 23 Leo Leopardstown 16f Y MdH 11-12 10/23 King Of Kingsfield (27L) 25/1 - 101
2 Dec 23 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Sft MdH 11-12 4/24 Firefox (17L) 100/1 - 113
9
Fairytale New York silk
Fairytale New York
J: Conor Smithers 7
T: A J Martin
Ran poorly on Leopardstown debut at Christmas, can only be watched
P
Age: 5
Weight: 11-4
OR: -
Days: 80
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 23 Leo Leopardstown 20f Hy 4yMdH 11-7 PU/16 Jade De Grugy () 40/1 - -
10
Faulty silk
Faulty
J: Sam Ewing
T: Noel Meade
Recent Punchestown second edges it on form but needs more fluency in jumping
323S-2
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: -
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Feb 24 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Hy MdH 11-4 2/16 Milo Lises (nk) 100/30 - 121
22 Feb 23 Pun Punchestown 20.5f Y MdH 11-4 SU/10 Connors Cross () 11/8F - 116
12 Feb 23 Nav Navan 16f Gd/Y MdH 11-12 3/16 Firm Footings (5½L) 4/1 - 119
14 Jan 23 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Sft/Hy NHF 11-7 2/10 Westport Cove (3L) 5/2 - 112
26 Dec 22 Dro Down Royal 17f Sft NHF 11-7 3/11 Lucky Lyreen (3L) 9/5F - 114
5 Nov 22 Dro Down Royal 17f Sft NHF 11-7 2/6 King Of Kingsfield (3½L) 15/2 - 119
11
Glentaisie silk
Glentaisie
J: Richard Deegan
T: C A McBratney
No impression in a Downpatrick bumper last May, can only be watched on hurdles bow
6
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: -
Days: 317
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 May 23 Dpt Downpatrick 17.5f Y NHF 12-0 6/7 Extrapolation (27L) 25/1 - 95
12
Helicon silk
Helicon
J: Mr J P Sutton 7
T: Dermot A McLoughlin
Well held in three bumpers and can't be fancied to make an immediate impact hurdling
579
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: -
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Feb 24 Thu Thurles 15.5f Sft/Hy NHF 11-10 9/11 Coco Masterpiece (77L) 100/1 - 35
26 Dec 23 Dro Down Royal 17f Sft NHF 12-0 7/9 Mongibello (53L) 28/1 - 68
26 Nov 23 Pun Punchestown 17f Sft NHF 12-0 5/8 The Passing Wife (44L) 5/1 - 74
13
Kalsman silk
Kalsman
J: Thomas Reilly 7
T: Liam Lennon
Low-grade Flat maiden and hurdles form last summer doesn't inspire confidence
-F0U7U
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 85
Days: 252
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Dec 23 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Cl 8-12 h 13/14 Banana Three (19L) 200/1 44 35
29 Nov 23 Dun Dundalk (AW) 16f St Hc 8-12 7/13 Honketonk Angel (9½L) 100/1 47 47
15 Nov 23 Dun Dundalk (AW) 8f St Md 9-10 11/14 Not Forgotten (16½L) 250/1 - 45
27 Oct 23 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St Md 9-12 10/14 Elegant Man (25L) 250/1 - 40
9 Jul 23 Sli Sligo 17f Gd MdH 11-5 h UR/15 Bukhill () 66/1 89 -
10 Jun 23 Pun Punchestown 16f Gd/Y MdH 11-5 h 7/17 New Year Honours (19½L) 200/1 - 89
14
Lightkeeper silk
BF
Lightkeeper
J: Jack Kennedy
T: Gordon Elliott
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Solid level of form in maidens but bit to find with Faulty on recent Punchestown effort
223
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: -
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Feb 24 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Hy MdH 11-4 3/16 Milo Lises (11½L) 15/8F - 110
5 Feb 24 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Sft/Hy MdH 11-12 2/13 Mercurey (22L) 7/2 - 116
12 Jan 24 Naa Naas 16f Sft MdH 11-12 2/25 Tullyhill (7L) 10/1 - 114
15
On Your Way silk
On Your Way
J: Philip Byrnes 5
T: C Byrnes
20l to find with Clonshire River on Limerick run but likely improver
63
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: -
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Feb 24 Thu Thurles 15.5f Sft/Hy MdH 10-13 3/12 Stagecoach Mary (21L) 4/1 - 90
30 Jan 24 Lim Limerick 16f Hy MdH 11-12 6/14 Mistergif (56L) 125/1 - 71
16
Club Manager silk
Club Manager
J: Conor Maxwell
T: Gavin Cromwell
Hasn't looked the most natural of jumpers in two maidens; plenty to find
55
Age: 4
Weight: 11-2
OR: -
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Mar 24 Nav Navan 16f Hy 4yMdH 11-7 5/14 Charming Star (27L) 33/1 - 89
17 Feb 24 Gow Gowran Park 16f Hy 4yMdH 11-7 5/13 Karl Des Tourelles (74L) 28/1 - 51
19 Jan 24 Dun Dundalk (AW) 16f St Hc 9-7 12/14 Gains Of War (6L) 9/2 65 62
10 Oct 23 Sth Southwell (AW) 16.5f St 6Hc 9-6 2/7 Papa Ricco (¾L) 11/8F 64 72
4 Oct 23 Not Nottingham 16f Hy 5Hc 8-10 1/8 Medieval Gold (1¾L) 11/4F 58 69
13 Sep 23 Bat Bath 14f Gd 6Hc 8-11 2/7 Cherry Cola (1¾L) 9/4F 58 65
18
Shahbaz silk
Shahbaz
J: Simon Torrens
T: Gavin Cromwell
Faded tamely on recent hurdles debut on heavy; won't want too much more rain
9
Age: 4
Weight: 11-2
OR: -
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Mar 24 Nav Navan 16f Hy 4yMdH 11-7 9/14 Charming Star (43L) 5/2 - 73
18 Oct 23 Not Nottingham 10f Hy 3Hc 9-0 p 4/8 Mr Alan (2¾L) 13/2 85 88
29 Sep 23 Hay Haydock 8f Sft 3Hc 9-9 v 4/7 Beccara Rose (4L) 4/1 87 87
10 Aug 23 Chp Chepstow 10f GS 33yHc 9-9 v 4/8 Totnes (5L) 5/1 87 89
27 Jul 23 Yar Yarmouth 8f GS 4Hc 9-6 v1 2/9 Achillea (nk) 15/8F 87 88
9 Jul 23 Ayr Ayr 8f GS 3Hc 9-4 p 3/8 Sparks Fly (2½L) 4/1 87 88
19
Georgia Celena silk
Georgia Celena
J: Dylan Kidd 7
T: John C McConnell
Tailed off after never counting on Navan hurdles debut, can only be watched
90
Age: 6
Weight: 10-11
OR: -
Days: 99
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Dec 23 Nav Navan 16f Hy MdH 11-5 14/25 Caldwell Potter (90L) 200/1 - 39
1 Sep 23 Dro Down Royal 17f Gd/Y NHFM 10-11 9/12 Roedora (28L) 12/1 - 73
20
Laurie Blue silk
Laurie Blue
J: Jordan Gainford
T: E D Delany
Point second beaten a long way in both hurdles runs this season
65
Age: 6
Weight: 10-11
OR: -
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Mar 24 Leo Leopardstown 18.5f Sft H 10-9 5/6 Dee Capo (51+L) 150/1 - -
29 Dec 23 Leo Leopardstown 20f Sft/Hy MdH 11-5 6/8 Ballyburn (161L) 150/1 - -
21
Evies Court silk
Evies Court
J: Jake Coen 5
T: Noel C Kelly
Newcomer best watched unless market suggests otherwise; reserve
Form:
Age: 4
Weight: 10-1
OR: -
Days: -
22
Raynbo silk
Raynbo
J: J J Slevin
T: S R B Crawford
Weakened tamely after setting sedate pace at Navan recently; reserve
P8
Age: 5
Weight: 10-11
OR: -
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Mar 24 Nav Navan 16f Hy MdHM 11-7 8/12 Instant Tendance (32L) 66/1 - 79
2 Jan 24 Ayr Ayr 16f Hy 4MdH 11-1 PU/14 Joshua Des Flos () 16/1 - -
7
Clonshire River silk
BF
Clonshire River
T: Eddie & Patrick Harty
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
390-02
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: 114
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Feb 24 Thu Thurles 15.5f Sft/Hy MdH 11-4 2/12 Stagecoach Mary (¾L) 5/6F 114 110
26 Dec 23 Leo Leopardstown 16f Y NvHcH 11-6 14/23 Ataboycharlie (37L) 16/1 115 86
27 Apr 23 Pun Punchestown 16f Gd/Y HcH 11-7 t1 12/25 Broomfield Bijou (16L) 18/1 116 107
24 Jan 23 Dro Down Royal 17f Sft NvH 11-7 9/9 The Gradual Slope (30L) 5/1 - 94
26 Dec 22 Leo Leopardstown 16f Sft MdH 11-7 3/21 Dark Raven (16L) 16/1 - 115
29 Nov 22 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Y/Sft MdH 11-12 4/20 Nucky Johnson (5L) 22/1 - 123
17
Grann's Boy silk
Grann's Boy
T: H Rogers
8
Age: 4
Weight: 11-2
OR: -
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Mar 24 Nav Navan 16f Hy 4yMdH 11-7 8/14 Charming Star (39L) 22/1 - 77
30 Oct 23 Gal Galway 12f Hy Hc 8-13 1/17 Special Protector (½L) 4/1 58 62
4 Oct 23 Nav Navan 10f Y Hc 8-12 3/20 Solar Breeze (5L) 6/1J 56 63
25 Sep 23 Dro Down Royal 10.5f Hy Hc 8-11 2/13 Red Trail (1¾L) 28/1 56 66
12 Sep 23 Gal Galway 8.5f Sft Hc 8-10 7/10 Rampage (6¾L) 50/1 60 57
30 Aug 23 Cor Cork 12f Gd Md 9-5 12/12 Van Demon (11L) 200/1 - 61
23
Fellowshall silk
Fellowshall
T: R K Watson
F-
Age: 7
Weight: 11-4
OR: -
Days: 344
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 23 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Y MdH 11-5 F/24 Canal End () 200/1 - -
Verdict

Mistakes proved costly for FAULTY at Punchestown last month but given more fluent jumping he could be the one to be on here

Verdict silk image
Faulty

Betting Forecast:

7/2 Lightkeeper,

100/30 Faulty,

9/2 Icare Desbois,

6/1 Clonshire River,

13/2 Doctor Glide,

10/1 On Your Way,

14/1 Shahbaz,

Club Manager,

En Or,

16/1 Addragoole,

20/1 Ayiko,

66/1 Helicon,

Fairytale New York,

Aurea Fortuna,

100/1 Kalsman,

Glentaisie,

Deep Sigh,

Georgia Celena,

Laurie Blue

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