DOWN ROYAL
17 March 2024
Sunday 17th March

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Powered By Bluegrass Handicap Hurdle (Div I) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m 4f
  • Going: Soft
Down Royal
Runners
12

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Mostly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Silent Flight silk
D
Silent Flight
J: Phillip Enright
T: Philip M Byrne
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Up 9lb for Punchestown but this is not a strong contest and high on the shortlist
004-91
Age: 8
Weight: 11-13
OR: 94
Days: 48
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Jan 24 Pun Punchestown 20f Hy HcH 11-5 1/14 Moonlight Getaway (3¼L) 17/2 85 86
12 Jan 24 Naa Naas 16f Sft HcH 11-5 9/21 Simply Shabra (19L) 25/1 86 76
3 Nov 22 Thu Thurles 16f Y/Sft HcH 11-6 4/16 Light Parade (12L) 10/1 87 83
3 Oct 22 Tip Tipperary 16f Gd/Y MdH 11-4 11/19 Hercule Du Seuil (54L) 150/1 - 69
6 Aug 22 Klb Kilbeggan 16f Gd MdH 11-4 13/14 Nikini (47L) 125/1 - 60
12 Mar 22 Nav Navan 16f Hy MdH 11-12 8/15 Dartington (32L) 100/1 - 89
2
The Niffler silk
D
The Niffler ht
J: Jack Kennedy
T: Eamonn O'Connell
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Fancied to do better on his most recent handicap start at Clonmel; Jack Kennedy on again
080-P7
Age: 7
Weight: 11-13
OR: 94
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Feb 24 Clo Clonmel 16f Hy HcH 12-0 ht 7/16 Kilbarry Saint (30L) 7/2 95 77
21 Nov 23 Lim Limerick 21f Hy HcH 11-9 PU/14 Shotgun Jack () 16/1 97 -
20 Apr 23 Klb Kilbeggan 19f Gd/Y HcH 11-7 ht1 10/15 Lucky Zebo (36L) 12/1 100 77
11 Mar 23 Gow Gowran Park 20f Sft/Hy HcH 11-3 h 8/20 Ardera Ru (31L) 22/1 103 80
22 Feb 23 Pun Punchestown 24.5f Y HcH 11-10 h 10/15 Dr Val (20L) 14/1 105 92
21 Jan 23 Nav Navan 20f Sft HcH 11-6 h 8/18 Pure Sirloin (10½L) 25/1 106 105
3
Maimie's Magic silk
Maimie's Magic t
J: Mr S Connor 7
T: S R B Crawford
Solid Navan handicap form in the context of this race and unlikely to be too far away
2-5843
Age: 7
Weight: 11-12
OR: 93
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Mar 24 Nav Navan 20f Hy HcH 10-5 t 3/9 Aodhan May (9L) 6/1 93 95
16 Feb 24 Kel Kelso 22.5f Sft 4HcH 10-9 t1 4/8 Nab Wood (5¾L) 15/2 101 100
14 Dec 23 Naa Naas 16f Sft HcH 12-4 8/15 Tuckmill (15½L) 7/2F 93 82
19 Nov 23 Nav Navan 16f Sft/Hy HcH 11-5 5/22 St Denis's Well (5¾L) 15/2 93 100
26 Apr 23 Per Perth 20f GS 4HcHM 10-1 2/8 Autumn Return (2¼L) 12/1 98 95
2 Apr 23 Dpt Downpatrick 19f Sft HcHM 10-6 6/10 Soldaro (31L) 7/1 94 71
6
Joeswayornoway silk
Joeswayornoway
J: Shane Fenelon 7
T: E Sheehy
Each-way claims on her best form although not really proven yet over this sort of trip
-05307
Age: 8
Weight: 11-8
OR: 89
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Feb 24 Thu Thurles 16.5f Sft HcH 10-9 7/14 Smallcraftwarning (16L) 11/1 90 83
30 Jan 24 Lim Limerick 16f Hy HcH 11-6 12/14 Brilliant Question (85L) 10/1 91 14
12 Jan 24 Naa Naas 16f Sft HcH 11-3 3/21 Simply Shabra (8½L) 20/1 91 91
7 Dec 23 Clo Clonmel 16f Hy HcH 10-11 tb 5/15 Kalanisi Dubh (17L) 33/1 92 84
11 Nov 23 Gow Gowran Park 20f Hy HcHM 11-7 b 15/20 Intersky Sunset (71L) 20/1 95 28
2 Apr 23 Dpt Downpatrick 19.5f Sft HcCh 11-7 tb 5/8 Indie Belle (55L) 8/1 102 59
7
College Causeway silk
College Causeway
J: Ben Harvey
T: John C McConnell
Well beaten in handicaps at up to 3m; off since September and hard to fancy
740-0P
Age: 6
Weight: 11-7
OR: 88
Days: 171
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Sep 23 Clo Clonmel 24f Sft/Hy HcH 10-10 PU/10 Brianna Lily () 14/1 91 -
28 Aug 23 Bal Ballinrobe 22f Y HcH 11-4 11/15 Storm Mahler (33L) 20/1 92 63
1 Aug 22 Cor Cork 19f Gd/Y HcH 10-10 11/19 Watch The Weather (19½L) 50/1 94 83
3 Jul 22 Trm Tramore 16f Gd/Y 4yMdH 11-7 4/8 Morepowertoya (6½L) 3/1F 95 93
14 Jun 22 Ros Roscommon 16f Gd 4yMdH 11-3 7/16 Weddell Sea (18½L) 66/1 - 94
28 May 22 Pun Punchestown 16f Gd MdH 11-6 11/18 Tax For Max (44L) 150/1 - 71
10
Perfect Pupil silk
Perfect Pupil
T: Stephen McConville
A couple of okay runs in handicap hurdles at Clonmel and Punchestown in December; claims
00059U
Age: 6
Weight: 11-4
OR: 85
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Mar 24 Thu Thurles 21f Hy Ch 11-5 UR/12 Folly Master () 100/1 - -
31 Dec 23 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Hy HcH 11-6 9/22 Billy Lee Swagger (39L) 28/1 87 54
7 Dec 23 Clo Clonmel 19f Hy HcH 11-6 5/14 Kitsilano (26L) 66/1 87 68
11 Nov 23 Dro Down Royal 17f Sft MdH 11-5 16/19 Down Memory Lane (38L) 200/1 - 73
27 Oct 23 Sli Sligo 20f Sft MdH 11-2 13/13 Charming Fortune (45L) 200/1 - 47
2 Oct 23 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Sft MdH 10-11 10/12 Redstone (82L) 150/1 - 41
11
Rebel Cowgirl silk
Rebel Cowgirl
J: J J Slevin
T: M A Cahill
Little to recommend from her maiden form; best watched here on her handicap debut
090F0
Age: 5
Weight: 11-4
OR: 85
Days: 8
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Mar 24 Gow Gowran Park 16f Hy MdHM 11-0 11/16 Queen Nel (67L) 25/1 - 49
6 Jan 24 Cor Cork 16f Sft/Hy MdH 11-5 F/22 D Art D Art () 150/1 - -
14 Dec 23 Naa Naas 19f Sft 4yMdH 11-0 12/16 Quai De Bourbon (34L) 200/1 - 78
25 Nov 23 Pun Punchestown 19.5f Sft 4yMdH 11-0 9/19 Predators Gold (39L) 250/1 - 71
11 Nov 23 Gow Gowran Park 16f Hy 4yMdH 11-0 16/17 Western Fold (96L) 100/1 - 11
12
Fairly Bold silk
Fairly Bold
J: James O'Sullivan 3
T: P J Rothwell
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Not dismissed but needs to find more and entitled to need it after a lengthy absence
07/70-
Age: 7
Weight: 11-2
OR: 83
Days: 399
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Feb 23 Nav Navan 22.5f Gd/Y HcH 10-12 10/25 Wa Wa (13½L) 22/1 86 81
25 Jan 23 Fai Fairyhouse 19.5f Sft/Hy HcH 11-1 7/16 Dragon's Pass (21L) 40/1 87 76
6 Jun 21 Klb Kilbeggan 18.5f Gd MdH 11-2 7/16 Daicheadacuig (43L) 50/1 - 68
25 May 21 Tip Tipperary 16f Hy MdH 11-3 12/17 Outlier (28L) 4/1 - 72
20 May 21 Tip Tipperary 16f Sft 4yMdH 10-13 7/14 Dark Voyager (45L) 50/1 - 79
14
Father Jed silk
D
Father Jed
J: Philip Donovan 5
T: John Patrick Ryan
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Has tended to need his first run and that is unlikely to have changed at this age
506520
Age: 13
Weight: 10-13
OR: 80
Days: 142
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Oct 23 Sli Sligo 20f Sft HcH 10-12 b 12/14 Any Day Now (47L) 25/1 82 38
27 Sep 23 Sli Sligo 26f Sft HcCh 10-10 b 2/9 Shantou Sisu (15L) 7/1 77 73
22 Sep 23 Lis Listowel 24f Y/Sft HcH 11-0 5/17 Another Nightmare (65+L) 25/1 86 -
15 Sep 23 Bal Ballinrobe 23f Y HcCh 10-11 6/14 Glenmalure Lodge (43L) 13/2 80 49
11 Sep 23 Gal Galway 22.5f Sft HcH 11-3 10/17 Hutchie (17½L) 14/1 89 78
28 Aug 23 Bal Ballinrobe 22f Y HcH 11-4 5/15 Storm Mahler (7¼L) 10/1 90 87
15
Ferrum silk
Ferrum p
J: Sam Ewing
T: G A Kingston
Probably didn't get home over 3m1f at Punchestown last month; respected on his best form
-64849
Age: 8
Weight: 10-13
OR: 80
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Feb 24 Pun Punchestown 25f Hy HcH 10-1 p 9/10 Aodhan May (25L) 14/1 80 59
7 Feb 24 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Hy HcH 10-0 4/16 Mighty Jeremy (14½L) 16/1 81 78
17 Dec 23 Nav Navan 20f Sft HcH 10-1 p 8/16 Butty O Brien (11½L) 20/1 80 70
24 Nov 23 Fai Fairyhouse 23.5f Sft/Hy HcH 10-8 p 4/14 Danny The Fence (9½L) 20/1 80 74
7 Nov 23 Fai Fairyhouse 24f Hy HcH 11-3 p1 6/15 Duffys Getaway (27L) 40/1 81 67
18 Oct 23 Nav Navan 14f Sft Hc 8-9 19/20 Firm Belief (83L) 40/1 47 -
16
Flashthelights silk
Flashthelights t
J: Simon Torrens
T: Noel C Kelly
No show on his stable debut here at Christmas; worth a market check but others preferred
P-7900
Age: 8
Weight: 10-13
OR: 80
Days: 82
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 23 Dro Down Royal 17f Sft HcH 10-6 t 16/19 Gamigin (53L) 16/1 81 40
11 Jun 23 Pun Punchestown 19.5f Gd/Y HcH 10-11 tp 20/25 Londonofficecallin (125L) 20/1 83 -
31 May 23 Wex Wexford 17.5f Gd HcH 11-3 tp1 9/14 Away To Milan (30L) 6/1 84 69
1 May 23 Dro Down Royal 17f Y HcH 10-10 t 7/18 I Don't Get It (5½L) 11/1 84 89
13 Mar 23 Thu Thurles 16.5f Sft HcH 10-13 t PU/13 Mahlers Cove () 5/1 85 -
16 Feb 23 Clo Clonmel 16f Sft HcH 10-12 t 3/15 Fiery Brown (20L) 22/1 86 75
17
Subset silk
BF
Subset
J: Sean O'Keeffe
T: Peter Maher
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Off since June but if fit enough and if he handles the ground he has to be respected
F031-3
Age: 10
Weight: 10-13
OR: 80
Days: 281
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Jun 23 Pun Punchestown 24f Gd/Y HcCh 9-9 p 3/10 Outside The Door (8L) 3/1F 81 81
29 Apr 23 Pun Punchestown 25f Gd Ch 11-0 p 1/14 Blast Of Koeman (½L) 33/1 - 110
25 Apr 23 Pun Punchestown 25f Y/Sft HntCh 11-0 p 3/12 Three By Two (17L) 50/1 - 110
19 Feb 23 Pun Punchestown 25f Y Ch 11-4 p 13/20 Stealthy Tom (84L) 80/1 - 37
20 Nov 22 Pun Punchestown 25f Y Ch 11-4 p F/17 Delta Work () 250/1 - -
17 Feb 22 Clo Clonmel 20f Hy HcCh 10-3 b1 11/14 Enduring Love (37L) 66/1 84 56
4
Lady Iseult silk
D
Lady Iseult p
T: Dermot A McLoughlin
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
6PP040
Age: 9
Weight: 11-11
OR: 92
Days: 142
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Oct 23 Sli Sligo 17.5f Sft HcHM 11-5 p 12/15 Getabelle (24L) 9/1 93 74
10 Oct 23 Pun Punchestown 20f Y HcH 11-2 p 4/22 Irish Envoy (6L) 33/1 93 96
30 Aug 23 Bel Bellewstown 20.5f Gd HcH 11-8 p1 11/15 Final Orders (49L) 25/1 96 58
11 Aug 23 Wex Wexford 20.5f Y HcH 11-4 PU/12 Navigator Jack () 18/1 99 -
14 Jul 23 Klb Kilbeggan 24.5f Y HcH 11-7 PU/14 Dorans River () 16/1 102 -
18 Jun 23 Dpt Downpatrick 19f Gd/Y HcHM 10-9 6/14 Cottie (18½L) 16/1 104 97
5
Party Pack silk
Party Pack
T: J P Flavin
805P
Age: 6
Weight: 11-10
OR: 91
Days: 76
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 24 Trm Tramore 21.5f Hy HcH 11-5 PU/10 Mick Charlie () 20/1 93 -
17 Dec 23 Nav Navan 16f Sft/Hy MdH 11-12 5/7 Spread Boss Ted (46L) 125/1 - 82
9 Dec 23 Nav Navan 16f Hy MdH 11-12 17/25 Caldwell Potter (94L) 125/1 - 42
28 Nov 23 Trm Tramore 16f Sft MdH 11-12 8/12 Soldante (38L) 5/1 - 72
8
Flicker Of Hope silk
Flicker Of Hope
T: Mark Fahey
009
Age: 5
Weight: 11-7
OR: 88
Days: 112
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Nov 23 Cor Cork 16f Sft 4yMdH 11-2 9/13 Tactical Affair (36L) 250/1 - 76
16 Nov 23 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Sft MdH 11-7 13/22 It's For Me (64L) 250/1 - 75
5 Nov 23 Cor Cork 16f Sft 4yMdH 11-2 12/18 Dee Capo (32L) 100/1 - 84
9
Portnacoo silk
Portnacoo
T: Jamie Albert Sloan
6-0PP7
Age: 6
Weight: 11-5
OR: 86
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Feb 24 Fai Fairyhouse 20.5f Hy HcH 10-9 7/10 Jouster (8¼L) 11/1 87 82
29 Jan 24 Pun Punchestown 20f Hy HcH 11-6 p1 PU/14 Silent Flight () 25/1 91 -
26 May 23 Lim Limerick 22f Gd/Y HcH 11-1 PU/18 Arctic Ambition () 25/1 94 -
5 May 23 Dpt Downpatrick 22f Y MdH 11-5 10/12 Ottizzini (80L) 25/1 - 45
21 Apr 23 Klb Kilbeggan 19f Gd/Y MdH 10-13 6/14 Ostend (44L) 40/1 - 80
8 Apr 23 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Y MdH 11-7 5/24 Canal End (26L) 150/1 - 99
13
Essential Part silk
Essential Part
T: Adrian Sexton
776000
Age: 6
Weight: 10-13
OR: 80
Days: 77
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Dec 23 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Hy HcH 10-11 15/22 Billy Lee Swagger (113L) 100/1 80 -
14 Dec 23 Naa Naas 16f Sft HcH 11-3 t 14/15 Tuckmill (29L) 125/1 80 56
21 Nov 23 Lim Limerick 16f Hy HcH 10-11 13/14 Petit Dejeuner (74L) 40/1 83 16
11 Nov 23 Gow Gowran Park 20f Hy HcHM 10-10 6/20 Intersky Sunset (22L) 50/1 84 67
30 Oct 23 Gal Galway 12f Hy Hc 9-2 7/18 Game Nation (7½L) 100/1 51 45
16 Oct 23 Gow Gowran Park 9.5f Hy Hc 8-13 14/16 Rough And Tough (22L) 50/1 54 14
Verdict

The likeliest winner is topweight SILENT FLIGHT (nap), up 9lb for his Punchestown win, but this is less competitive

Verdict silk image
Silent Flight

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Silent Flight,

5/1 The Niffler,

Maimie's Magic,

6/1 Subset,

10/1 Ferrum,

12/1 Joeswayornoway,

Father Jed,

14/1 Flicker Of Hope,

Lady Iseult,

20/1 Portnacoo,

25/1 Perfect Pupil,

Fairly Bold,

Flashthelights,

33/1 Party Pack,

College Causeway,

50/1 Rebel Cowgirl,

66/1 Essential Part

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