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Wed, 20th Feb, 2013

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Festival Party Pack From #19 Maiden Hurdle of £7,500.00 5-y-o plus

2m. 1st - £5,175.00 2nd - £1,275.00 3rd - £600.00 4th - £375.00 22 Declared Soft to Heavy, Heavy In Places Fine


Formscan By Eamonn Murphy - Barry Connell and Danny Mullins have a good team going into battle at this meeting. SAMMY BLACK looks another big contender for them here. The experience he's gained in big field Leopardstown handicaps when well fancied, the last twice, should prove invaluable in this company. Placed behind a horse on the up, in Shariyan, on both those occasions, Sammy Black does drop back to two miles now, which could be a worry, but on the plus side he's receiving weight from some of the other more likely types. Of course the fly in the ointment for his chance could be Un De Sceaux (must concede eight pounds to Sammy Black). He apparently took two APQS French bumper races over a mile and a half, with ease. Un De Sceaux's sire, Denham Red, is principally known to us through the exploits of Il En Reve and Ouzbeck and they both seemed to produce their best form on top of the ground. There are a few others with chances but they'll do well to match the aforementioned duo.

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A hurdle race for five yrs old and upwards, maidens at starting
Weights - A hurdle race for five yrs old and upwards, maidens at starting
Allowances - 5-y-o 11st 11lb; 6-y-o and up 11st 12lb; Mares allowed 7lb
Penalties - Horses that have not won a *race allowed 8lb

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848/Watchmetail 7,b g 11-4

Amilynx-Ellie Anna

(1)(Mr J F Panvert)

J Panvert

M A Enright(5)

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Gurtcreen Lady 5,b f 10-10

Hilton Head-Sweetwater

(Bulls Eye Syndicate)

Thomas P O'Connor

B R Dalton(5)

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3/Alexander Leaving 6,b g 11-4

Turtle Island-Nearly Home

(1)(John P McManus)

Henry De Bromhead

M P Walsh

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41-8Drumgooland 6,b g 11-12

Tikkanen-Credora Storm

(1)(Mr Jeremy Mahot)

Miss S-J Davies

D N Russell

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p0-0Hunting Winds 6,b g 11-4

Fair Mix-Emral Wood

(1)(P Aspell)

Ciaran O'Brien

D J Casey

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35s-Unbreakablespirit 8,b m 10-11

Grand Plaisir-Garryduff Appeal

(Tonguestrap)(1)(Tim & Theresa Donnellan)

Daniel John Howard

D J Howard

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01-6Girl In Blue 7,b m 11-5

High Roller-Rebbeca Leader

(1)(Kevin Barry)

Robert Tyner

P T Enright

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270-Bold Revenge 5,b g 11-3

Oscar-Gala Festival

(1)(Derek Kierans)

John C McConnell

M J Bolger(3)

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p-0fPetit Garson 7,b g 11-4

Milan-Natoma Gale

(1)(Martin Fenelon)

Kieran Purcell

A F O'Neill(7)

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0-Soteira 6,b g 11-4

Definite Article-Solerina

(1)(Edward M Walsh)

Eoin Doyle

A E Lynch

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rpf-Steel Knight 6,gr g 11-4

Talkin Man-Rosearro

(1)(Brian Redmond)

P J Rothwell

A Ring(7)

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53-fSoftboiledsergeant 6,b g 11-4

Catcher In The Rye-Samardana

(1)(Mrs M A Condon)

John E Kiely

D J Condon

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80-Father Jack 6,b g 11-4

Beneficial-Mrs Paddy Jack

(1)(T C Quinn)

S J Mahon

B J Cooper

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83-2Sammy Black 5,br g 11-3

Black Sam Bellamy-Sunshine Story

(1)(Barry Connell)
Rated 107

Alan Fleming

D E Mullins

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0-Love The Memories 5,b f 10-10

Fruits of Love-Accountancy Native

(1)(Edward Cawley)

Edward Cawley

R J Jones(3)

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5-pLong House Island 5,b g 11-3

Turtle Island-Sweetbriar Rose

(1)(J M Duggan)

Denis Gerard Hogan

B T O'Connell

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5Never Enough Time 5,b g 11-3

Oscar-Ou La La

(1)(John P McManus)

Thomas Foley

A P Crowe

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pBlue Town 6,b g 11-4

Zagreb-Blue Approach

(Tonguestrap)(1)(T McGoldrick)

John G Carr

B M Cash

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7Mauherclea 6,b g 11-4

Moscow Society-Afrikane

(1)(John Patrick Ryan)

John Patrick Ryan

D J Bates(3)

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Un De Sceaux 5,b g 11-11

Denham Red-Hotesse De Sceaux

(Edward O'Connell)

W P Mullins

R Walsh

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Emily Gray 5,b m 10-10

Flemensfirth-Rose Island

(Mrs T Hyde)

T E Hyde

M J Ferris

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5-00Goal 5,b g 11-11

Mujadil-Classic Lin

(1)(Exors Of The Late Mr Mark Hampson)

Sally Randell

P Merrigan

Probable SP 6/4 Un De Sceaux, 6/1 Sammy Black, 7/1 Alexander Leaving, 8/1 Never Enough Time, 12/1 Soteira, 14/1 Girl In Blue, 16/1 Softboiledsergeant, Drumgooland, 20/1 Bold Revenge, 25/1 Steel Knight, Gurtcreen Lady, Goal, Emily Gray, Mauherclea, Father Jack, 33/1 Long House Island, Love The Memories, Watchmetail, 50/1 Hunting Winds, Blue Town, Unbreakablespirit, Petit Garson.

Previous Years
2012 Competitive Edge 5 11-3 M P Walsh 6/5Fav (Conor O'Dwyer)
2011 O Fortuna 7 10-13 B J Cooper 9/1 (D T Hughes)
2010 Flat Out 5 11-8 E Mullins 11/10Fav (W P Mullins)
2009 Sports Line 6 11-12 R Walsh 1/2Fav (W P Mullins)
2008 Mourne Rambler 6 11-12 P Carberry 9/10Fav (A J Martin)
2007 Barcardero 5 11-2 D P Fahy 1/1Fav (C A Murphy)
2006 Supreme Du Casse 7 11-0 Mr A T Duff 20/1 (Mrs Denise Foster)
2005 Akhtari 5 11-6 P W Flood 6/1 (D T Hughes)
2004 Your Almost There 8 11-12 D N Russell 3/1 (Michael John Phillips)