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John J. Galvin Maiden Hurdle Class

  • Distance: 2m 4f
  • Age: 5yo
  • Runners: 16
  • Prize: £13,500

Useful form on Flat (stays 13f, runner-up in Group 3 in 2020). 2/1, first run since leaving Aidan O'Brien when third of 17 in novice hurdle at Galway (21f, good) on NH debut 58 days ago. May well do better and one to consider.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
27/07/22 Galway 3/17 M. P. Walsh Hurdle 2m 5f 11y Good 11st 12lbs
09/07/20 Newmarket (July) 2/6 Ryan Moore Flat 1m 5f Good 9st 1lbs
29/06/20 Limerick 1/7 W. M. Lordan Flat 1m 4f Gd/Sft 9st 7lbs
12/06/20 Curragh 4/18 P. B. Beggy Flat 1m 2f Good 9st 7lbs
26/10/19 Leopardstown 5/5 Donnacha O'Brien Flat 1m 1f Heavy 9st 3lbs

Bumper/Flat winner (43 days ago after long absence). Of obvious interest now hurdling for top yard.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
11/08/22 Tramore 1/10 Miss J. Townend Flat 2m Gd/Frm 11st 0lbs
20/05/21 Tipperary 2/13 Mr P. W. Mullins Bumper 2m 20y Soft 12st 4lbs
22/04/21 Kilbeggan 1/14 Mr P. W. Mullins Bumper 2m Good 12st 2lbs
12/07/19 Cork 3/18 Mr D. Kiely Bumper 2m Good 11st 8lbs
Mr Aengus King silk
No. 19

Lightly-raced maiden. Tenth of 15 in bumper (150/1) at Ballinrobe (16.4f, good) 66 days ago. Makes hurdles debut. Back up in trip. RESERVE.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
19/07/22 Ballinrobe 10/15 Ms E. C. Costello Bumper 2m 92y Good 12st 0lbs
30/05/22 Ballinrobe 13/16 Mr E. Mahon Bumper 2m 110y Gd/Sft 12st 0lbs
25/05/22 Wexford 8/12 Mr E. P. O'Brien Bumper 2m 4f Gd/Sft 12st 0lbs
19/05/22 Tipperary 9/13 Jamie Hayes Bumper 2m Gd/Sft 11st 9lbs
03/05/22 Ballinrobe 11/14 Miss L. Costello Bumper 2m 1f 26y Good 12st 0lbs

Fair hurdler. Very good fourth of 15 in novice hurdle at Killarney (16.4f, good, 12/1) 34 days ago. Back up in trip.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
20/08/22 Killarney 4/15 Denis O'Regan Hurdle 2m 100y Good 11st 12lbs
14/08/22 Tramore 3/13 Denis O'Regan Hurdle 2m 5f 100y Good 11st 12lbs
15/05/22 Killarney 8/16 Jack Foley Hurdle 2m 1f Gd/Sft H 11st 12lbs
17/03/22 Down Royal 15/19 Donagh Meyler Hurdle 2m 190y Heavy z 11st 12lbs
17/09/21 Downpatrick 4/15 S. O'Callaghan Hurdle 2m 2f 165y Soft z 12st 0lbs
05/08/21 Sligo 4/9 J. S. McGarvey Hurdle 2m 4f 50y Gd/Sft z 12st 0lbs
06/02/21 Leopardstown 10/10 Mr N. McParlan Bumper 2m Soft z 11st 12lbs
11/12/20 Punchestown 1/9 Mr Finian Maguire Bumper 2m 100y Heavy z 11st 11lbs
15/11/20 Punchestown 2/10 Miss A. B. O'Connor Bumper 2m 40y Heavy z 11st 2lbs
31/10/20 Down Royal 2/12 Miss A. B. O'Connor Bumper 2m 100y Heavy z 11st 12lbs
29/07/20 Galway 3/17 Mr B. O'Neill Bumper 2m 110y Soft 11st 9lbs
22/03/20 Downpatrick 3/13 Patrick O'Hanlon Bumper 2m 1f 65y Gd/Sft H 11st 4lbs

Fairly useful winner at 16f in bumpers. Not seen for over 2 years (fair form at best over hurdles). First run for yard after leaving Gordon Elliott.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
28/08/20 Down Royal 7/12 Keith Donoghue Hurdle 2m 4f Soft 12st 0lbs
19/08/20 Sligo 2/11 Keith Donoghue Hurdle 2m 4f 170y Good 12st 0lbs
29/07/20 Galway 4/12 Davy Russell Hurdle 2m 5f 11y Soft 12st 0lbs
10/07/20 Kilbeggan 1/11 H. McOwan Bumper 2m Gd/Sft 12st 2lbs

Thrice-raced maiden. 200/1, thirteenth of 16 in novice hurdle at Navan (15.8f, good) 6 days ago. Up in trip.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
17/09/22 Navan 13/16 K. J. Brouder Hurdle 1m 7f 170y Good 11st 12lbs
26/10/20 Wexford -/11 R. A. Doyle Hurdle 2m 100y Soft 11st 4lbs
26/09/20 Listowel 14/15 Phillip Enright Hurdle 2m Soft 11st 9lbs

Fair hurdler. Remains a maiden after 9 hurdle runs. Fell heavily 4 out in novice hurdle at Cork (19f, good to soft, 5/1) 139 days ago.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
07/05/22 Cork -/16 B. Browne Hurdle 2m 3f Gd/Sft b 11st 7lbs
08/04/22 Ballinrobe 5/15 B. Browne Hurdle 2m 1f 142y Gd/Sft b 10st 13lbs
13/03/22 Naas 2/16 B. Browne Hurdle 2m 3f Heavy b 11st 5lbs
26/02/22 Fairyhouse 11/18 B. Browne Hurdle 2m 7f 70y Soft + 11st 7lbs
17/02/22 Clonmel 12/14 B. Browne Chase 2m 4f Heavy z 11st 7lbs
16/01/22 Punchestown 10/12 D. J. O'Keeffe Chase 2m 6f 40y Heavy z 11st 7lbs
31/12/21 Punchestown 7/11 B. Browne Chase 2m 7f 40y Heavy z 11st 7lbs
16/11/21 Limerick 9/12 B. Browne Hurdle 2m Gd/Sft z 11st 7lbs
31/01/21 Naas 5/18 L. A. McKenna Hurdle 2m 3f Heavy z 11st 7lbs
12/01/21 Fairyhouse 5/16 B. Browne Hurdle 2m 4f Heavy 11st 9lbs
30/12/20 Limerick 3/11 B. Hayes Hurdle 2m 4f Heavy 11st 1lbs
22/11/20 Navan 5/11 B. Browne Hurdle 2m 4f Heavy 11st 7lbs

Promising individual. Second of 22 to The Nice Guy in novice hurdle (9/4) at Naas (19f, good to soft) when last seen in January, despite pulling hard. That form is very strong (the winner has scored twice in Grade 1 company since). Obvious claims.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
30/01/22 Naas 2/22 Rachael Blackmore Hurdle 2m 3f Gd/Sft 12st 0lbs
16/12/21 Naas 3/23 H. Morgan Hurdle 2m 2f 187y Soft 11st 9lbs

Promising type. 11/2, career best when winning 15-runner bumper at Kilbeggan (19f, good) 21 days ago, pushed out. Open to progress back over hurdles.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
02/09/22 Kilbeggan 1/15 A. E. Smith Bumper 2m 3f Good 12st 0lbs
07/08/22 Downpatrick 2/13 Mr J. Kelly Smith Bumper 2m 2f 165y Good 12st 0lbs
28/07/22 Galway 4/20 Mr J. Kelly Smith Bumper 2m 2f 59y Good 12st 0lbs
04/12/21 Navan 4/17 Keith Donoghue Hurdle 2m 4f Gd/Sft 12st 0lbs
23/11/21 Punchestown 13/22 Keith Donoghue Hurdle 2m Gd/Sft 12st 0lbs

Went with little encouragement in 2 starts in bumpers, tenth of 15 at Clonmel (16.6f, good to soft, 125/1) 162 days ago. Makes little appeal now hurdling up in trip.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
14/04/22 Clonmel 10/15 Mr D. Broderick Bumper 2m 121y Gd/Sft 12st 0lbs
12/03/22 Navan 10/11 Mr D. Broderick Bumper 2m Heavy 12st 0lbs

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. 50/1, excellent sixth of 15 in novice hurdle at Navan (20f, good) 6 days ago, unable to sustain effort.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
17/09/22 Navan 6/15 R. A. Doyle Hurdle 2m 4f Good 11st 12lbs
21/07/22 Limerick 5/14 R. A. Doyle Hurdle 2m 4f Good 11st 12lbs
02/07/22 Bellewstown 7/11 Miss A. B. O'Connor Bumper 2m 188y Good 11st 7lbs
15/06/22 Wexford 9/14 M. J. M. O'Sullivan Bumper 2m Gd/Sft 12st 0lbs
30/04/22 Punchestown 13/23 Mr H. C. Swan Bumper 2m Soft 12st 0lbs

Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. Ninth of 14 in bumper (11/1) at Kilbeggan (16f, good) 35 days ago. Switches from bumpers to hurdles. Up in trip. Likely to improve.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
19/08/22 Kilbeggan 9/14 Mr S. Perry Bumper 2m Good 11st 7lbs
04/08/22 Sligo 4/14 Mr S. Perry Bumper 2m 2f Good 11st 11lbs
04/07/22 Roscommon 10/15 K. C. Sexton Hurdle 1m 7f 90y Good 10st 11lbs
28/05/22 Punchestown 10/16 J. J. Slevin Hurdle 2m 50y Good H 11st 5lbs