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Mengli Khan (IRE) 5,b g 11-8

Lope De Vega-Danielli(Danehill)

(17) d3 bf (Gigginstown House Stud)

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE6310.45

27th Dec 17 Leopardstown(2m Hurdle, Hurdle/Bumper: Soft, yielding in places Chase: Yielding, soft in places) 1/1Fav 11-7 J W Kennedy ran out(7 ran) in race won by Whiskey Sour

3rd Dec 17 Fairyhouse(2m Hurdle, Soft) 1/1Fav 11-7 J W Kennedy 1st of 7 runners, by 5.5L and 15L from Early Doors and Hardline

12th Nov 17 Navan(2m Hurdle, Soft To Heavy, heavy in places) 5/4Fav 10-12 J W Kennedy 1st of 6 runners, by 4L and 10L from Stratum and Morgan

Trainer Quotes

Gordon Elliott quotes on Mengli Khan (IRE)

I was disappointed with him last year and said we’d keep him as a novice for this season. He could be a better horse on better ground and is a two-miler which we don’t have too many of. Gigginstown buy big three-mile chasers but it’s nice to have a few of them as well. We will probably have a look at something over Christmas but we’ll get him home after today and make sure he’s in one piece. He’ll stick to two miles, and if everything stays right we have a few nice horses for each of the categories. He’s a big horse and Hugo Palmer did some job to get him to the track as a two-year-old. With the ear plugs on today he nearly switched off too much but he’s a good horse and is learning all the time.
After Mengli Khan (IRE) finished 1st at Fairyhouse on Sun, 3rd Dec 2017 2m Hurdle Soft

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Mengli Khan (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
High School Days (USA)1
15th Jan Fairyhouse(2m , Maiden Hurdle, Soft) Mengli Khan (IRE) 2nd (9/4Fav 11-7) J W Kennedy 20.50L in front of High School Days (USA) 8th (12/1 11-0) D J Mullins (16 ran)
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Hardline (IRE)2
27th Dec Leopardstown(2m , Hurdle, Hurdle/Bumper: Soft, yielding in places Chase: Yielding, soft in places) Hardline (IRE) 3rd (25/1 11-10) D N Russell Mengli Khan (IRE) ran out (1/1Fav 11-7) J W Kennedy (7 ran)
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3rd Dec Fairyhouse(2m , Hurdle, Soft) Mengli Khan (IRE) 1st (1/1Fav 11-7) J W Kennedy 20.50L in front of Hardline (IRE) 3rd (14/1 11-10) D N Russell (7 ran)
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Makitorix (FR)2
27th Dec Leopardstown(2m , Hurdle, Hurdle/Bumper: Soft, yielding in places Chase: Yielding, soft in places) Makitorix (FR) 4th (33/1 11-7) Alexis Poirier Mengli Khan (IRE) ran out (1/1Fav 11-7) J W Kennedy (7 ran)
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3rd Dec Fairyhouse(2m , Hurdle, Soft) Mengli Khan (IRE) 1st (1/1Fav 11-7) J W Kennedy Makitorix (FR) pulled up (7/1 11-7) P Townend (7 ran)
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Carter Mckay (GB) 7,gr g 11-2

Martaline-Saxona(Jade Robbery)

(49) d1 (Pearl Bloodstock Ltd)

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE4301.02
UK100-1.00
P2P210

25th Nov 17 Gowran Park(2m Maiden Hurdle, Heavy) 10/11Fav 11-12 P Townend 1st of 8 runners, by 15L and 9L from Wings Like Arion and Minellafordollars

26th Apr 17 Punchestown(2m Bumper, Good To Yielding) 7/1 12-0 Mr P W Mullins 6th of 7 runners, 27.25L behind Fayonagh

15th Mar 17 Cheltenham(2m 87yds Bumper, Good to Soft (Good in places)) 11/2 11-5 Mr P W Mullins 15th of 22 runners, 19.25L behind Fayonagh

Trainer Quotes

W P Mullins quotes on Carter Mckay (GB)

I travelled the whole way down to the last and I think I was getting the better of Davy's horse (Mortal) at the last. I had the horse under me to keep going forward and I was going better than him. He'll come on plenty from that run and it was nice to get it out of the way. Carter Mckay jumped like a chaser rather than a hurdler but he'll get better at it as the season goes on, I hope, and he appears to like that winter ground. He'll have no trouble going up in trip, being a point-to-point winner.
After Carter Mckay (GB) finished 1st at Gowran Park on Sat, 25th Nov 2017 2m Maiden Hurdle Heavy

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Getabird (IRE) 6,b g 11-2

Getaway-Fern Bird(Revoque)

(34) c1 (Mrs S Ricci)

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE3301.23
P2P210

10th Dec 17 Punchestown(2m 4f Maiden Hurdle, Heavy) 2/5Fav 11-12 P Townend 1st of 12 runners, by 7L and 4.25L from Impact Factor and Beyond The Law

26th Jan 17 Gowran Park(2m Bumper, Chase: Soft Hurdle/Bumper: Soft, yielding in places) 1/10Fav 11-12 Mr P W Mullins 1st of 4 runners, by 1.25L and 23L from Hardline and La Guerra

4th Dec 16 Fairyhouse(2m Bumper, Good To Yielding, Yielding In Places) 8/11Fav 11-9 Mr P W Mullins 1st of 11 runners, by 12L and 8L from Imperial Way and Caltex

Trainer Quotes

W P Mullins quotes on Getabird (IRE)

That was a good performance. He jumped like a chaser rather than a hurdler, and to do that on that ground takes a fair bit of ability. I thought at the third last that he'd blown up and then he came back on the bridle again. I think I saw today what we saw as a bumper horse. Hopefully he stays right now for the season, and he'll be a nice staying novice hurdler. He'll come on hugely from that.
After Getabird (IRE) finished 1st at Punchestown on Sun, 10th Dec 2017 2m 4f Maiden Hurdle Heavy

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Getabird (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Hardline (IRE)1
26th Jan Gowran Park(2m , Bumper, Chase: Soft Hurdle/Bumper: Soft, yielding in places) Getabird (IRE) 1st (1/10Fav 11-12) Mr P W Mullins 1.25L in front of Hardline (IRE) 2nd (11/2 11-5) Mr L J McGuinness (4 ran)
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Hardline (IRE) 6,b g 11-2

Arcadio-Hidden Reserve(Heron Island)

hd+(17) d2 (Gigginstown House Stud)

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE1236-3.67
P2P110

27th Dec 17 Leopardstown(2m Hurdle, Hurdle/Bumper: Soft, yielding in places Chase: Yielding, soft in places) 25/1 11-10 D N Russell 3rd of 7 runners, 19L and 1L behind Whiskey Sour and Le Richebourg

3rd Dec 17 Fairyhouse(2m Hurdle, Soft) 14/1 11-10 D N Russell 3rd of 7 runners, 5.5L and 15L behind Mengli Khan and Early Doors

16th Nov 17 Clonmel(2m 110yds Hurdle, Soft To Heavy) 1/3Fav 11-12 J W Kennedy 1st of 6 runners, by 12L and 20L from Flemenstar and Sound Money

Trainer Quotes

Gordon Elliott quotes on Hardline (IRE)

He has improved a lot and is settling and doing everything well. We'll try and find something similar again but chasing is what he is bought to be and that'll be his game,. That's 99 for the season - I won't be here if we win the last as I'm flying out to England now but it is a credit to the owners and the staff whenever we get it (100).
After Hardline (IRE) finished 1st at Clonmel on Thu, 16th Nov 2017 2m Hurdle Soft to Heavy

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Hardline (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Mengli Khan (IRE)2
27th Dec Leopardstown(2m , Hurdle, Hurdle/Bumper: Soft, yielding in places Chase: Yielding, soft in places) Hardline (IRE) 3rd (25/1 11-10) D N Russell Mengli Khan (IRE) ran out (1/1Fav 11-7) J W Kennedy (7 ran)
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3rd Dec Fairyhouse(2m , Hurdle, Soft) Mengli Khan (IRE) 1st (1/1Fav 11-7) J W Kennedy 20.50L in front of Hardline (IRE) 3rd (14/1 11-10) D N Russell (7 ran)
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Getabird (IRE)1
26th Jan Gowran Park(2m , Bumper, Chase: Soft Hurdle/Bumper: Soft, yielding in places) Getabird (IRE) 1st (1/10Fav 11-12) Mr P W Mullins 1.25L in front of Hardline (IRE) 2nd (11/2 11-5) Mr L J McGuinness (4 ran)
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Makitorix (FR)2
27th Dec Leopardstown(2m , Hurdle, Hurdle/Bumper: Soft, yielding in places Chase: Yielding, soft in places) Hardline (IRE) 3rd (25/1 11-10) D N Russell 52.00L in front of Makitorix (FR) 4th (33/1 11-7) Alexis Poirier (7 ran)
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3rd Dec Fairyhouse(2m , Hurdle, Soft) Hardline (IRE) 3rd (14/1 11-10) D N Russell Makitorix (FR) pulled up (7/1 11-7) P Townend (7 ran)
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Top Othe Ra (IRE) 10,ch g 11-2

Whitmore's Conn-The Top Road(Toulon)

(21) cd1 (Mrs Helen Mullins)
Rated 135

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE275711.00
UK100-1.00

23rd Dec 17 Ascot(1m 7f 152yds Hcap Hurdle, Good to Soft (Soft in places)) Rated 137 33/1 10-12 D J Mullins 8th of 17 runners, 11.25L behind Hunters Call

3rd Dec 17 Fairyhouse(2m Hcap Hurdle, Soft) Rated 136 16/1 10-10 R M Power 17th of 20 runners, 43.63L behind Davids Charm

19th Nov 17 Punchestown(2m 40yds Hcap Hurdle, Soft To Heavy (heavy in places)) Rated 130 4/1 11-8 D J Mullins 1st of 10 runners, by 1L and 1.25L from Yaha Fizz and She s A Star

Trainer Quotes

Thomas Mullins quotes on Top Othe Ra (IRE)

I was worried about the ground because Paul Townend said that it was heavier than it was the last day in Down Royal,. I went off him then but other than that I fancied him beforehand. I just didn't like to hear Paul say it was deeper here than in Down Royal. He's a great little horse and as tough as nails. There are a few races between now and Christmas and if I think he's holding his form I'll keep going until Christmas. There are race in England, a good race in Ascot. I probably won't pull him out again in Fairyhouse in two weeks time. He was in the Greatwood today. I was going for better ground but it went soft over there. So we decided to come back here. The long-term plan is the Galway Hurdle. He likes Galway and I like Galway!. He travelled well today and David said he went on the ground which was a bit of a surprise.
After Top Othe Ra (IRE) finished 1st at Punchestown on Sun, 19th Nov 2017 2m Hcap Hurdle Soft to Heavy

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Makitorix (FR) 5,gr g 11-0

Makfi-Goldamix(Linamix)

(17) d1 (Twenty Seven Black Partnership)

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE310-1.56

27th Dec 17 Leopardstown(2m Hurdle, Hurdle/Bumper: Soft, yielding in places Chase: Yielding, soft in places) 33/1 11-7 Alexis Poirier 4th of 7 runners, 72L behind Whiskey Sour

3rd Dec 17 Fairyhouse(2m Hurdle, Soft) 7/1 11-7 P Townend pulled up(7 ran) in race won by Mengli Khan

16th Sep 17 Listowel(2m Maiden Hurdle, Heavy, Soft in Places) 4/9Fav 11-7 R Walsh 1st of 8 runners, by 18L and 6.5L from Motcomb Street and Big Ben

Trainer Quotes

W P Mullins quotes on Makitorix (FR)

He looks a nice recruit and we’ll go down the novice route with him. He will probably stay at the minimum trip but I wouldn’t be afraid to move him up in trip either. I was pleased the way he handled that type of ground for a Flat horse. I know he won on heavy in France but it’s a different type of ground.
After Makitorix (FR) finished 1st at Listowel on Sat, 16th Sep 2017 2m Maiden Hurdle Heavy

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Makitorix (FR) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Mengli Khan (IRE)2
27th Dec Leopardstown(2m , Hurdle, Hurdle/Bumper: Soft, yielding in places Chase: Yielding, soft in places) Makitorix (FR) 4th (33/1 11-7) Alexis Poirier Mengli Khan (IRE) ran out (1/1Fav 11-7) J W Kennedy (7 ran)
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3rd Dec Fairyhouse(2m , Hurdle, Soft) Mengli Khan (IRE) 1st (1/1Fav 11-7) J W Kennedy Makitorix (FR) pulled up (7/1 11-7) P Townend (7 ran)
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Hardline (IRE)2
27th Dec Leopardstown(2m , Hurdle, Hurdle/Bumper: Soft, yielding in places Chase: Yielding, soft in places) Hardline (IRE) 3rd (25/1 11-10) D N Russell 52.00L in front of Makitorix (FR) 4th (33/1 11-7) Alexis Poirier (7 ran)
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3rd Dec Fairyhouse(2m , Hurdle, Soft) Hardline (IRE) 3rd (14/1 11-10) D N Russell Makitorix (FR) pulled up (7/1 11-7) P Townend (7 ran)
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High School Days (USA) 5,ch f 10-7

Elusive Quality-Baroness Richter(Montjeu)

(27) d3 (Gigginstown House Stud)
Rated 137

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE83411.00

17th Dec 17 Thurles(2m Hcap Hurdle, Heavy) Rated 122 9/2 10-8 D Robinson (5) 1st of 11 runners, by 4.75L and 1.25L from Dorkas and Brave Out

30th Oct 17 Wexford(2m Hurdle, Soft, Yielding in places) Rated 113 9/2 10-10 C D Meehan (7) 1st of 9 runners, by 5L and 1.5L from Get Smart and Lakemilan

30th Sep 17 Gowran Park(2m Hcap Hurdle, Soft to Heavy) Rated 105 7/1 10-12 D J McInerney (7) 1st of 13 runners, by 1.75L and 12L from Dixie Highway and Wild Sam

Trainer Quotes

Henry De Bromhead quotes on High School Days (USA)

We struggled to win a maiden hurdle with her during the summer and we just changed tactics with her and she seems to be loving it and Dylan was great on her. Looking at that, we'd be hoping to get black-type with her; she is starting to get up the ranks now and she is only a four year old. She'll be some mare over a fence as she's a big scopey girl. The Boylesports Hurdle (at Leopardstown in January) would be a race you'd have to consider and she is also still a novice which gives us more options.
After High School Days (USA) finished 1st at Thurles on Sun, 17th Dec 2017 2m Hcap Hurdle Heavy

Head to Head

In the last 3 years High School Days (USA) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Mengli Khan (IRE)1
15th Jan Fairyhouse(2m , Maiden Hurdle, Soft) Mengli Khan (IRE) 2nd (9/4Fav 11-7) J W Kennedy 20.50L in front of High School Days (USA) 8th (12/1 11-0) D J Mullins (16 ran)
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