19:25 Clonmel
Munster (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race 5-7yo
Munster (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race 5-7yo
Going:
Good
Good
Distance: 2m 110y Runners: 8
NH Flat
Good 2m 110y
A bumper which may not take too much winning. Whitber's Choice set the standard of those to have run but may again have to play second fiddle here to the Willie Mullins-trained newcomer COURT ARTIST, who is closely related to John Kiely's good bumper mare Araucaria. Lisronagh points' winner Cavalo is also worth a look. [Alan Hewison]
POSTDATA Whitber's Choice
TOPSPEED Whitber's Choice
SPOTLIGHT Court Artist
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/5 1-2-3
7
Court Artist
Mr P W Mullins/W Mullins
Age: 5
Weight: 11-7
Spotlight
4/9, 8/13
8/11
SP
Certainly bred for the job, being closely related to John Kiely's dual bumper/hurdles winner Araucaria, and a half-sister to winning hurdler Private Malone; dam bumper-placed sister to decent bumper winner Biscayne Bay; from top yard and no surprise if she were ready to make a winning debut here.
8
Whitbers ChoiceBF
Mr F Maguire/Miss E Doyle
Age: 6
Weight: 11-7
Spotlight Form: P4332
104 5/2, 9/4
5/2
SP
Brings a solid level of form to the table, with placings in maiden hurdles at Wexford and Tramore and most recently chased home decisive winner Stolen Diamond in 12-runner 2m1f Bellewstown bumper (good) in first-time tongue strap; sure to make a bold bid.
  • Date
    Race conditions
    Weight
    Analysis
    Jockey
    OR
    TS
    RPR
  • 25/08/16
    BEL 17Gd 4-7yNHF,4K
    11-0
    2/12 6l, Stolen Diamond[7/1]11-7 t(1)
    Ms L O'Neill
    80
    97
  • 12/08/16
    TRM 16Gd MdHd,5K
    11-5
    3/15 4l, Desertmore Dreamer[7/1]11-5
    Sean Flanagan
    35
    97
  • 22/07/16
    WEX 16Gd MdHd,5K
    10-11
    3/14 12 1/2l, Runyon Rattler[12/1]11-7
    Sean Flanagan
    96
6
Cavalo
Mr J J Codd/M Butler
Age: 5
Weight: 11-7
Spotlight Form: FR-1
4/1, 9/2
4/1
SP
Half-sister to points' winner Mountain Eagle, is out of a winning hurdler; family of smart chaser Bradbury Star; definite ability in points last season, running out at last when disputing at Oldcastle before winning easily at Lisronagh in April (good-to-firm); interesting newcomer and market support would be interesting.
3
Sticky Situation
C M Walsh/W P Murphy
Age: 5
Weight: 12-0
Spotlight Form: 64-0
33/1, 25/1
20/1
SP
Two bumper runs last summer offered some promise but tailed off on last month's comeback at Kilbeggan so questions to answer now.
  • Date
    Race conditions
    Weight
    Analysis
    Jockey
    OR
    TS
    RPR
  • 19/08/16
    KLB 19Gd/Y 4-7yNHF,4K
    12-0
    11/11 170l, Robin Des Foret[22/1]12-0
    Mr Derek O'Connor
  • 16/07/15
    KLN 17Gd/Y 4yNHF,5K
    11-0
    4/9 14l, Pashtunwali[12/1]11-0
    Mr J C Barry
    15
    90
  • 12/06/15
    CLO 16Gd 4-7yNHF,5K
    11-0
    6/17 17l, Supreme Vinnie[33/1]11-9
    Mr J C Barry
    48
    88
4
Still Busy
T Doran/J Nash
Age: 6
Weight: 12-0
Spotlight
25/1, 33/1
25/1
SP
Double Eclipse gelding is first foal of a moderate maiden half-sister to bumper/hurdles winner Gardrum Park; newcomer best watched.
2
Sillogue Pio
Mr J C Barry/G Kingston
Age: 7
Weight: 12-0
Spotlight Form: 0-0
81 33/1, 40/1
33/1
SP
Two efforts in the spring included midfield finish in Punchestown bumper; back from four months' break with hood fitted.
  • Date
    Race conditions
    Weight
    Analysis
    Jockey
    OR
    TS
    RPR
  • 14/05/16
    PUN 16Gd 5-7yNHF,4K
    11-7
    13/23 23l, The Birdie Crowe[40/1]11-2
    Mr D Kiely
    81
  • 05/04/16
    FAI 18Sft/Hy MdHd,5K
    11-12
    11/20 72l, Candlestick[16/1]11-7
    Phillip Enright
    47
1
Abu Jaafar
B Browne/M Phelan
Age: 5
Weight: 12-0
Spotlight Form: 5/
40/1, 66/1
50/1
SP
Out of a winning pointer, tailed off last of five in four-year-old point in February 2015 and absent since; tongue tied here on Rules debut.
5
Victorum
Mr C Houlihan/D Kiely
Age: 5
Weight: 12-0
Spotlight Form: 95-088
76 66/1, 40/1
50/1
SP
Well held in three bumpers and again twice in maiden hurdles, latest at Cork last month; very hard to make a case for.
  • Date
    Race conditions
    Weight
    Analysis
    Jockey
    OR
    TS
    RPR
  • 01/08/16
    COR 19Y/Sft MdHd,6K
    11-12
    8/13 54l, Undefined Beauty[80/1]11-5 t
    Ian McCarthy
    28
    68
  • 17/07/16
    TIP 16Gd 4-7yNHF,5K
    11-0
    8/11 31l, Oscars Boss[66/1]11-9
    Mr C Houlihan
    76
  • 28/04/16
    PUN 16Y 4-7yNHF,7K
    11-0
    11/12 81l, Invitation Only[100/1]12-0
    Mr C Houlihan
    40
  • 08/04/16
    WEX 20Hy MdHd,5K
    10-13
    5/11 37l, Bay Of Freedom[50/1]11-12 t
    Ambrose McCurtin
    74
  • 27/01/16
    THU 16Hy 5-7yNHF,5K
    11-5
    9/16 87l, Any Drama[50/1]11-12
    Mr S P Houlihan
    33
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