September 18 / 16.00 Gowran Park

16.00 Gowran Park Yielding

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  • 1m 1f 100y
  • 20 runners
  • Win time: 2m 2s
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Runners: 20 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

18/1 (Won)

  • Win: £32.20
  • Place: £5.80

Form: -50808 CD

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Five-time winner has generally been struggling for form this year, though falling down the handicap as a result; a chance if returning to form; best with an ease.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6

12th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 95y

17:00 Clonmel

Ideal Pal

11st 6lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Michael Mulvany

16th

9

28th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 40y

15:40 Punchestown

Ideal Pal

11st 8lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Michael Mulvany

9/1

1st

12

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Fairyhouse

Ideal Pal

10st 13lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Michael Mulvany

20/1

  • Place: £3.60

Form: 602084

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
First reserve; won an AW handicap in UK last year and best run since was when runner-up in a Ballinrobe claimer in July; fourth in a similar event here last time; blinkers tried now.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

14th

12

(19)

2nd May 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

16:40 Curragh

Sheila

9st 6lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

20/1

14th

4

(3)

20th Apr 2022

Good

0m 7f 180y

16:35 Bellewstown

Sheila

10st 2lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

16th

16

(4)

2nd Apr 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:55 Leopardstown

Sheila

9st 4lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Got her head back in front when dropped to her previous winning mark of 67 in a handicap at Listowel in September; not as good on AW this winter; likely to need a career-best effort to defy this mark.

14/1

7/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 1-0693

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Winner of a Dundalk maiden over 1m last December and slowly getting to grips with handicapping lately, running best race for a while when a close third at Roscommon last time over 1m4f; down in trip and up 1lb but can go well.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

6

(12)

8th May 2022

Good To Soft

1m 5f 16y

Class 4

18:18 Hamilton

Uncharted

9st 10lb

J: Sean Davis

T: Richard John O’Brien

Irish challenger; won AW maiden in late 2020; threatening to win a handicap having been placed in last three turf attempts, most recently second of 20 at Navan (1m5f, good) on seasonal debut; respected.

2nd

3

(3)

23rd Apr 2022

Good

1m 5f 0y

17:21 Navan

Uncharted

10st 0lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Richard John O’Brien

16/1

7

(1)

16th Oct 2021

Good

1m 4f 0y

15:55 Leopardstown

Uncharted

9st 10lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Richard John O’Brien

Not one of her better efforts at Dundalk last time; has an each-way chance on overall form, including a close-up third over this trip at Roscommon in August.

10/1

14/1

  • Place: £5.60

Form: 061170

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Won twice within three days at the end of May, taking handicaps at Fairyhouse (1m2f) and Roscommon (1m4f); held twice since but now only 3lb higher than last winning mark and any easing of the ground will help.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

18

(13)

21st May 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

16:30 Curragh

Loingseoir

8st 7lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: M C Grassick

5th

4

(17)

23rd Apr 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

15:24 Limerick

Loingseoir

9st 12lb

J: Annalise Cullen

T: M C Grassick

20

(18)

16th Apr 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

14:50 Cork

Loingseoir

8st 8lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: M C Grassick

Form: 152-00 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; winner for Ralph Beckett last year but poor for this yard over hurdles and just a glimpse of form in two Flat starts.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

14th

16

(15)

27th May 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:50 Fairyhouse

Mephisto

8st 8lb

J: James Ryan

T: Gerard Keane

25/1

7th

9

(3)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 20y

20:10 Cork

Mephisto

9st 6lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Gerard Keane

4th

2

22nd Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:25 Kilbeggan

Mephisto

11st 12lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

4/1

22/1

Form: 3-6200

Last run: 85 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Some solid runs in Dundalk maidens last year and best run this term was when runner-up in a Killarney handicap in May (1m; sft); not as good twice since, though short of room last time; not dismissed for new yard.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

15th

7

7th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Cork

Prince Of Peace

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

150/1

20th

24

16th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Fairyhouse

Prince Of Peace

11st 2lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

66/1

14th

7

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

13:20 Limerick

Prince Of Peace

11st 7lb

J: Donal McInerney

T: W J Lanigan

Was running for the 11th time when winning a 1m maiden at Dundalk in December; interesting hurdles recruit for veteran trainer Bill Lanigan.

10/1

Form: 9590

Last run: 68 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Pick of three maiden runs was when fifth at Listowel in June over 1m; modest handicap debut at Dundalk (1m4f) last time but should better that back on turf down in trip.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

6

(3)

27th Oct 2021

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Comedy La Vega

9st 12lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

Only fair form in handicaps so far including over 1m6f at Navan last week and needs a big step forward on second AW run.

16/1

20

(4)

25th Oct 2021

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:35 Galway

Comedy La Vega

9st 10lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Noel Meade

Second reserve; 6.75l beatings coming here (yielding) were respectable; each-way chance.

8th

24

(17)

20th Oct 2021

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

15:40 Navan

Comedy La Vega

9st 7lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

First reserve; hasn't featured in both handicaps; down 5lb from opening mark and usual hood now discarded; Keane booked.

Form: 507974 BF

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Seven-race maiden but has run solid races in handicaps the last twice, including when hampered at Killarney two starts ago; just beaten 1l at Naas last time and looks sure to be on the premises again.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

18

(21)

23rd Oct 2021

Good

1m 2f 0y

16:40 Leopardstown

Jo March

9st 5lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Hasn't fulfilled the promise of her debut last year but has a chance on her fourth at Naas two starts ago; poor last time and tough draw, though.

18/1

8th

7

(15)

18th Sep 2021

Yielding

1m 1f 100y

16:00 Gowran Park

Jo March

9st 10lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Seven-race maiden but has run solid races in handicaps the last twice, including when hampered at Killarney two starts ago; just beaten 1l at Naas last time and looks sure to be on the premises again.

13/2

OUR TIP

Form: 222201 C

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
Finally got off the mark when winning a maiden here last time over 1m6f at the 14th attempt having been placed numerous times; sharp drop in trip doesn't look ideal but won't be far away either.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

11

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 2f 165y

17:35 Downpatrick

Ballinlough Gale

11st 4lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Patrick Martin

1-14 on the Flat and rated 73 in that sphere; low-key form in two maiden hurdles at Fairyhouse last month but showed a bit more at Down Royal earlier in the month; stiff enough opening mark.

11th

1

2nd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

14:00 Down Royal

Ballinlough Gale

11st 12lb

J: E Walsh

T: Patrick Martin

9th

2

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Fairyhouse

Ballinlough Gale

11st 12lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Patrick Martin

1-16 on the Flat but basically reliable sort, placed eight times; Gowran maiden win came over 1m6f, so may need further than this over hurdles, even though he failed to make any impression when tried over 2m4f here on his recent hurdling debut.

33/1

Form: 71-5

Last run: 83 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Won a Catterick novice over 7f last November on soft for George Scott and beaten 5.75l at Windsor in June only start since; sold for 22,000gns at the sales in July and debut for new yard; not discounted.
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Verdict Starting price

2

(17)

9th Oct 2021

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:50 Limerick

Cable News

10st 1lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

Winner of a Catterick novice on soft in UK a year ago but was beaten a long way on debut for this yard last time and has questions to answer.

25/1

10th

12

(2)

18th Sep 2021

Yielding

1m 1f 100y

16:00 Gowran Park

Cable News

9st 7lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

Won a Catterick novice over 7f last November on soft for George Scott and beaten 5.75l at Windsor in June only start since; sold for 22,000gns at the sales in July and debut for new yard; not discounted.

28/1

Form: 079157 CD

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Won her third race when responding well to a visor to score over C&D last month before a creditable run under a penalty at the Curragh next time; struggled off this mark at Galway last time (wide draw) and blinkers are tried now.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

9

(13)

17th May 2022

Good

1m 2f 84y

19:10 Sligo

Shona Mea

9st 1lb

J: Tom Madden

T: Mrs John Harrington

22th

22

30th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 0y

18:35 Punchestown

Shona Mea

11st 12lb

J: Ava Banahan

T: Mrs John Harrington

Got her head back in front at Gowran last season from a mark of 60 but failed to build on that and stamina to prove here and not bred for it.

Form: 277615

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Got off the mark in a Cork handicap (1m2f; gd/fm) and acquitted herself well off 12lb higher at Naas last time over the same trip on easy ground; 2lb lower now, so claims again but wide draw.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

29

(24)

21st May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:35 Curragh

Supreme Machine

9st 0lb

J: Jack Enright

T: Christopher David Timmons

12th

3

(16)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 20y

20:10 Cork

Supreme Machine

10st 1lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Christopher David Timmons

16th

12

(18)

26th Mar 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

16:51 Curragh

Supreme Machine

9st 11lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Christopher David Timmons

Career best when narrowly denied over C&D in September but not in the same form in three runs since including two recent outings at Dundalk for this yard; seems on a tough mark.

33/1

Form: -02843

Last run: 70 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Three-time winner in 2019 when trained in the UK; no win for this yard since but some good runs in defeat, notably when a close third at Navan last time; had a break since but goes well here and is ground versatile, player.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

6

(12)

25th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Bring Us Paradise

9st 5lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Returned from a four month break to readily land a C&D handicap last month; up 7lb for that but could still be well treated and one for the shortlist despite a poor draw.

13/2

1st

4

(12)

11th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Bring Us Paradise

10st 1lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Didn't sign off in the best of form when last seen in October but well handicapped on earlier showings and wouldn't be a shock if he was in the thick of things in one of these handicaps before the current campaign is out; lack of a run for 108 days the concern.

10/1

15th

2

(16)

26th Oct 2021

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

14:30 Curragh

Bring Us Paradise

10st 0lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Three wins in Britain came over much shorter trips although seemed to get this trip when third at Navan over the summer; recent Gowran run well below best but can't be readily ruled out.

25/1

Form: -41244 BF

Last run: 49 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Consistent sort got off the mark in a Dundalk handicap in March and decent efforts in defeat since, including twice at the Galway festival; freshened up since and raised in trip but this ground-versatile sort should go well again.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

22th

8

(2)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

18:40 Cork

Rock Etoile

9st 12lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

10/1

2nd

5

(4)

7th Apr 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:00 Gowran Park

Rock Etoile

10st 0lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

9th

3

(1)

25th Oct 2021

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:55 Galway

Rock Etoile

10st 0lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

AW winner who can handle soft ground, as he showed when second at Gowran earlier this year; ran shockers the last twice though and now goes in a visor.

20/1

Form: 702002

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Both wins have come at Galway and ran a cracker there over 1m4f last time in first-time cheekpieces; up 4lb for that and down in trip but is versatile distance-wise, so one to consider.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

13

(1)

27th May 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:50 Fairyhouse

Out On Friday

9st 5lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Philip M Byrne

12/1

8th

2

(7)

24th May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Gowran Park

Out On Friday

10st 2lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Philip M Byrne

Showed little at Cork on reappearance; capable of better (2 wins) but might need another run or two before he hits top gear.

20/1

18

(1)

23rd Apr 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

14:50 Limerick

Out On Friday

8st 12lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Philip M Byrne

Form: 3-080

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Belied 150-1 odds to finish third in a Curragh maiden sole start last year (1m; hvy); not at that level this term and never involved on handicap debut last time; easing of the ground may help.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

17

30th Jan 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 156y

14:10 Naas

Saywhatyouwant

11st 2lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Went close on the Flat in October and came on from her hurdle debut when hitting the frame in a maiden hurdle at Fairyhouse last month; posted a lesser effort since when tailed off at Punchestown but may bounce back and she has place claims.

7/2

14th

18

31st Dec 2021

Heavy

1m 7f 120y

12:45 Punchestown

Saywhatyouwant

10st 9lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

70-rated maiden on the Flat for Jack Davison and touched off over 1m2f at Naas in October; good late headway when placed on second hurdles start at Fairyhouse which was a big step forward from his debut in this sphere.

14/1

3rd

12

11th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:02 Fairyhouse

Saywhatyouwant

10st 9lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Gordon Elliott

Rated 70 on the Flat but failed to set the world alight on recent introduction to hurdling (SP 14-1); needs to build on that.

16/1

Form: -20921

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Formerly trained in the UK; got off the mark on fourth start for this yard at Down Royal last time (1m2f; gd) and raised 3lb for that; seems to be ground-versatile and likely to give a bold run again.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

4

(3)

27th Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:00 Dundalk (AW)

Silent Performance

10st 1lb

J: Joe Doyle

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Got off the mark at the 10th attempt in a Down Royal handicap last month; well below form when bidding to follow up at Naas 10 days ago but interesting here, dropping in trip with a useful draw; likely front-runner.

7/1

11th

4

(8)

17th Oct 2021

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

14:25 Naas

Silent Performance

9st 10lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Going the right way and 6lb higher than for winning over this trip at Down Royal; cheekpieces are back on and promising rider aboard.

8/1

3

(16)

23rd Sep 2021

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

13:15 Listowel

Silent Performance

10st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Twice second on AW during her time with Hugo Palmer; has settled in well with Denis Hogan; showed that a long-priced Leopardstown second was not a fluke with Down Royal win; up only 3lb, high draw could be a bigger issue.

6/1

Form: /2160-

Last run: 327 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Won a Sligo handicap for Jim Bolger last year but was well beaten sole start for Steve Mahon in October; belated debut for new yard and will have to be back to best to win.
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2

(8)

18th Sep 2021

Yielding

1m 1f 100y

16:00 Gowran Park

Ambitious Approach

10st 1lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Patrick Martin

Won a Sligo handicap for Jim Bolger last year but was well beaten sole start for Steve Mahon in October; belated debut for new yard and will have to be back to best to win.

28/1

Form: 049-00

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; useful dual-purpose sort at his best, winning the Irish Cesarewitch in 2017; poor in two Flat starts lately and this trip is on the sharp side.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

14

(14)

9th May 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 3f 213y

19:00 Roscommon

Lord Erskine

9st 2lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: H Rogers

10th

28

28th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 7f 130y

18:00 Punchestown

Lord Erskine

10st 4lb

J: Richard Condon

T: H Rogers

3rd

16

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 110y

15:15 Fairyhouse

Lord Erskine

10st 10lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: H Rogers

20/1

Form: 576618

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Second runner for yard; scored her second win when taking a Galway handicap in July under a good ride from today's partner; bit short of room when beaten 5l at Naas last time and down 2lb now; could be vulnerable again.
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Verdict Starting price

9th

2

(16)

25th Oct 2021

Heavy

1m 0f 73y

13:10 Galway

Plum Perfect

10st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

No realistic chance in Listed company last time but won handicaps here and at Tipperary in two of her previous three starts; mark has suffered as a result, though.

14/1

15th

3

(1)

17th Oct 2021

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

13:50 Naas

Plum Perfect

9st 5lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Has hit form for this yard lately, winning handicaps at Galway and Tipperary, shooting up the handicap; this looks ambitious but if improving another notch might be battling for a place.

40/1

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Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Silent Performance

SPOTLIGHT:

Rock Etoile

The Irish Sun:

Ballinlough Gale

POSTDATA:

Silent Performance