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Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Hurdle (Rated 80-109) of £12,500.00 4-y-o plus

2m. 1st - £8,625.00 2nd - £2,125.00 3rd - £1,000.00 4th - £625.00 15 Declared Soft To Heavy (Heavy In Places) Overcast


Formscan By Gary Carson - WHOSAIDSO looks on a nice mark here back over hurdles and although he's maybe not the most straight forward he looks worth a chance. He was way out of his league behind Midnight Game last time but should be better for that run which was his first after a long absence. Having ended on a mark of 110 over fences when last seen he has to be a contender off 9lb lower over timber. Misca Musca won well at Navan and it looked a decent contest that he was fourth in off this new mark at Gowran last month. He has to be a big player here. Fair Dilemma was hard pushed to score off 95 when last seen over timber but is an improver over fences and given that he is rated 121 over the larger obstacles he could still be well enough handicapped here. Imperial Shabra rarely runs a bad race and could sneak into a place. William Wordsworth may have been no match for the winner High Desert over fences at Tramore but it was still an improved effort and he could get involved here if reproducing that effort turned out again so quickly.

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An extended handicap hurdle for four yrs old and upwards rated 80-109
Weights - An extended handicap hurdle for four yrs old and upwards rated 80-109
Riders - Winner of a hurdle race after calculation of the handicap to carry 6lb extra for each hurdle race won.

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385-Imperial Shabra 9,b g 11-11

Imperial Ballet-Jane Digby

(1)(Miss Rita Shah)
Rated 108

Patrick O Brady

R P Treacy(2)

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8b-5King Of Ardcarne 10,b g 11-10

Alderbrook-Fabulous Evening

(Blinkers,Tonguestrap)(1)(Miss E Butler)
Rated 107

Michael Butler

D R Fox

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060-College Boy 6,b g 11-9


(1)(John P McManus)
Rated 106

Conor O'Dwyer

A F O'Neill

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960/Chestnut Charlie 11,ch g 11-8

Desert King-Sea Wedding

(Cheekpiece)(1)(Ms Fiona McConnell)
Rated 105

Peter Maher

C M Walsh(2)

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115-Fair Dilemma 8,b g 11-8

Dr Massini-Midnight Dilemma

(Tonguestrap)(1)(Mr D S Dennis)
Rated 105

P Henderson

H D Dunne

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up-2William Wordsworth 7,b g 11-7

Namid-Literary Lover

(Tonguestrap)(1)(Mrs M Harty)
Rated 104

Sabrina J Harty

A Ring(2)

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314-Misca Musca 5,b g 11-5

Westerner-Soy Alegre

(1)(R Dooly)
Rated 104

L Byrne

K C Sexton

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68-5Supreme Bob 7,b g 11-5

Bob's Return-Supremememories

(Cheekpiece)(1)(Mrs J M Edmonds)
Rated 102

Lucy Jones

C Brassil(2)

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65-4Tinas Exhibition 6,ch f 11-5

Great Exhibition-El Tina

(1)(James Colgan)
Rated 102

Seamus Fahey

S E Butler

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2-5-Whosaidso 10,b g 11-4

Saddlers' Hall-Mandalaw

(1)(John P McManus)
Rated 101

Denis W Cullen

J S McGarvey

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726-Thepartysover 8,gr g 10-11

Cloudings-Just A Tipple

(Tonguestrap)(1)(Mr Eddie Evans)
Rated 94

P Henderson

M P Burke

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-50-Martin Cash 7,b g 10-10

Oscar-Native Singer

(1)(The Rockbourne Partnership)
Rated 93

P Henderson

G Malone

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607-Khan Tengri 7,gr g 10-9

Sadler's Wells-Ela Athena

(Blinkers,Tonguestrap)(1)(Miss Rita Shah)
Rated 92

Patrick O Brady

B F Cawley

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0-f-Sonic Beat 8,ch g 10-2

Atraf-Fishin Joella

(1)(A N McIntyre)
Rated 85

Jarlath P Fahey

L A McKenna(2)

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480-Cantrell 10,b g 9-13

High Roller-Executive Seat

(Blinkers)(1)(H Smyth)
Rated 82

H Smyth

S J Crimin

Probable SP 7/2 Misca Musca, 5/1 Fair Dilemma, 6/1 Thepartysover, 7/1 Whosaidso, 10/1 Imperial Shabra, 12/1 Khan Tengri, Tinas Exhibition, William Wordsworth, 16/1 Supreme Bob, King Of Ardcarne, 20/1 Sonic Beat, Cantrell, College Boy, 25/1 Martin Cash, Chestnut Charlie.

Previous Years
2012 Szabo's Destiny 4 10-8 D J Benson 3/1 (Gordon Elliott)
2011 William Wordsworth 5 10-12 S J Hassett 4/1 (Sabrina J Harty)