October 09 / 13.50 Limerick

13.50 Limerick Heavy

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  • Prize money: £5531.25
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 17 runners
  • Win time: 1m 39s
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Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.60
  • Place: £2.90

Form: 900095

Last run: 18 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Not disgraced in her last two starts at Cork and Listowel but has to find some improvement to break her duck.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

9

(10)

17th May 2022

Good

0m 5f 172y

17:10 Sligo

Dutch Schaefer

9st 4lb

J: Joe Doyle

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

8/1

14th

2

(7)

13th Apr 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:50 Gowran Park

Dutch Schaefer

10st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Won back-to-back towards the end of last season including a C&D success on soft to heavy; slowly away and never involved in a claimer at Dundalk on return in February; would need to get back to her very best to defy this mark.

20

(20)

6th Apr 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:50 Leopardstown

Dutch Schaefer

10st 4lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

7/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 85-834

Last run: 131 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Decent efforts at the Curragh and Roscommon but the latter run was back in May and has been absent since; can go well but hard to be confident.
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15th

24

(14)

21st May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:35 Curragh

You Owe Me Money

9st 5lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Gerard O’Leary

5th

10

(2)

11th May 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:15 Gowran Park

You Owe Me Money

8st 7lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Gerard O’Leary

Quite strong traveller tends to be held-up; thereabouts all handicaps and seems sure to go well.

3rd

2

(9)

7th Apr 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:00 Gowran Park

You Owe Me Money

10st 1lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Gerard O’Leary

13/2

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 9006

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
A glimmer of ability in three springtime maidens; however, there was some promise on handicap debut at Killarney last week; should improve for that; squeak.
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6th

2

(4)

20th May 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:10 Bath

Local Bay

9st 8lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Tony Carroll

Winning debut for David O'Meara on AW (1m) and also went close on first start for this one on Tapeta in March; well held in turf handicaps in Ireland but they were all on testing surfaces so may yet do better on grass.

4th

1

(11)

23rd Apr 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Local Bay

9st 12lb

J: Mollie Phillips

T: Tony Carroll

3rd

3

(8)

19th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Local Bay

9st 6lb

J: George Downing

T: Tony Carroll

Made a successful debut for David O'Meara at Newcastle (1m Tapeta) in December and not disgraced in three subsequent starts, including when third of nine over 7f back there last time (first two have won since); makes his debut for another new yard having changed hands for 12,500gns in February; worth monitoring in the market.

5/1

9/2

Form: 305045 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Roscommon claimer winner in May for Ger Lyons and mostly good runs in defeat since for this yard; decent run from a wide draw at Listowel last time; consistent and one to consider
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16th

11

7th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Cork

Thunder Rain

11st 7lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Donal Hassett

50/1

15th

17

(12)

23rd Apr 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

15:24 Limerick

Thunder Rain

9st 1lb

J: James Ryan

T: Donal Hassett

21th

3

(16)

26th Mar 2022

Yielding

0m 6f 0y

17:21 Curragh

Thunder Rain

10st 0lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Donal Hassett

Won 7f claiming maiden at Roscommon in May for Ger Lyons and promise in 7f handicaps for this yard; this trip might be on the sharp side but should be coming home well if tuned up for reappearance.

11/1

Form: 00-053

Last run: 134 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Maiden is getting closer to a win; a decent third last time at Fairyhouse, beaten 3.75l over 6f; has been off a fair while but market strength would indicate that she is ready.
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9

(16)

23rd May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 48y

17:30 Roscommon

Pallasmore Lass

9st 3lb

J: Dean Curran

T: Gerard O’Leary

13-race maiden but hit the crossbar on her last couple of starts at Cork (7f); remains feasibly treated and conditions are in her favour.

6/1

2nd

23

(13)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

18:40 Cork

Pallasmore Lass

8st 10lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Gerard O’Leary

8/1

2nd

11

(2)

6th May 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:30 Cork

Pallasmore Lass

9st 1lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Gerard O’Leary

Form: 90709

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Unplaced on all five starts and needs to improve plenty from his Killarney run last week but dropping 3lb is a help.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

19

(10)

24th May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Gowran Park

Heer At Dawn

8st 13lb

J: Tom Madden

T: Gavin Cromwell

Reserve; Navan ninth a bit more positive but more still needed to pop his head in front.

9th

12

(16)

25th Apr 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:15 Naas

Heer At Dawn

9st 0lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Gavin Cromwell

20/1

12th

11

(8)

21st Apr 2022

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

18:30 Tipperary

Heer At Dawn

9st 1lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

12/1

Form: 896007 D

Last run: 3 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
AW maiden winner has been below that form in turf handicaps this year; handicapper giving her a chance but needs to find more.
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2nd

28

(25)

21st May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:35 Curragh

Morning Approach

9st 0lb

J: Jack Enright

T: W McCreery

9th

7

(9)

11th May 2022

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:25 Gowran Park

Morning Approach

9st 10lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

7/2

3rd

1

(11)

25th Apr 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:15 Naas

Morning Approach

10st 1lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

6/1

8th
13 (11)
Brightburn

18/1

Form: 066060

Last run: 90 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Unplaced all starts but not beaten far at times and has a squeak on some of his better efforts; with a new yard back from a break.
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4th

10

(10)

6th May 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:30 Cork

Brightburn

9st 1lb

J: Ciara Flynn

T: Paul W Flynn

10

(17)

25th Apr 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:15 Naas

Brightburn

9st 1lb

J: Ciara Flynn

T: Paul W Flynn

33/1

17

(4)

16th Apr 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Cork

Brightburn

9st 1lb

J: Jack Enright

T: Paul W Flynn

Form: 900

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Showed a glimmer of ability in two decent maidens lately and faces a much less taxing day at the office here dropping in grade; chance if handling the conditions; market can guide.
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4th

12

(8)

23rd May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 48y

17:30 Roscommon

Barnhill Rose

8st 12lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Unplaced in eight starts and no improvement for a switch to handicaps; drops in trip with enough to prove at present.

33/1

7th

15

(14)

4th May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Barnhill Rose

8st 12lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

21

(13)

25th Apr 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:15 Naas

Barnhill Rose

8st 12lb

J: Mark Gallagher

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

10th
6 (15)
Shazza

15/2

Form: 007194

Last run: 44 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Has found life tougher since winning easily over 1m at Listowel in June buty not a bad run at Tipperary over 1m1f last time; down 3lb and in trip.
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3rd

11

(1)

14th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Shazza

9st 2lb

J: Mark Gallagher

T: P J Rothwell

Left all previous form behind when landing a Listowel handicap in the summer but has generally struggled since including around here lately; first-time cheekpieces need to reform her.

20/1

15

(5)

7th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Shazza

8st 11lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: P J Rothwell

First reserve; 1m winner at Listowel last June; 50-1 when down the field here on Wednesday in race in which House Of Kings was second.

11th

11

(1)

5th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Shazza

9st 3lb

J: Mark Gallagher

T: P J Rothwell

Won readily at Listowel (1m, soft) off 51 in June and now just 1lb higher; not a bad run over 1m here last time and steps back up in trip.

16/1

20/1

Form: 335600

Last run: 9 days

W: 8st 6lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict
Beaten a long way the last twice but has a chance on her earlier form, including when not beaten far here in July; handles this ground.
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23

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:55 Punchestown

Breagagh

11st 10lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: S Michael Millar

Has run well on the Flat at a modest level lately, notably when fourth of 17 in a 1m handicap at Naas; best hurdles run when a long-priced third in a 19-runner maiden at Down Royal in March; not without a chance; second reserve.

6th

11

(10)

14th May 2022

Good

1m 5f 0y

17:00 Navan

Breagagh

8st 12lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: S Michael Millar

16/1

Form: -77708

Last run: 66 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Hasn't fulfilled the promise she showed on AW last year and has been poor on turf lately; needs to do more on second h'cp run.
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13th

5

(12)

4th May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Stardayz

9st 11lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Patrick Martin

4th

1

(5)

12th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Stardayz

10st 2lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Patrick Martin

Made all to win ordinary C&D maiden in February and not disgraced in a claimer on penultimate start; in rear on first start for new yard last month and now tried in a tongue-tie and cheekpieces; others preferred.

14/1

21

(18)

6th Apr 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:50 Leopardstown

Stardayz

10st 1lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Patrick Martin

33/1

Form: -00000

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Dropping down the handicap but has been unplaced all starts this year; blinkers worn last time removed; not much appeal.
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8th

9

(8)

8th Apr 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

20:20 Dundalk (AW)

Chica Power

9st 4lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Ciaran Murphy

Did not jump well when tailed off on a recent maiden hurdle outing; previous form over C&D is obviously more relevant and gives her a definite chance; now 7lb higher than when winning here at the beginning of February.

8th

4

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:20 Cork

Chica Power

11st 0lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Modest winner on the Flat (unraced beyond 1m); not bred for this and probably best watched.

20/1

5th

6

(3)

11th Feb 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Chica Power

9st 7lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Ciaran Murphy

Made it 14th time lucky here nine days ago when scoring over this trip in handicap for horses who hadn't been placed on their last start; that continued a largely progressive sequence of runs over the winter here but has been hit with 7lb rise; likes to race close enough to pace so low draw should be a help; obvious chance.

4/1

10/1

Form: 83407-

Last run: 388 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Some decent nursery runs last year for previous yard but off a long time; down 10lb from last run; check market on return for new yard.
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9th

3

(11)

26th Nov 2021

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Shannon Valley

9st 8lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

Third in a Sligo nursery last year for Denis Hogan; well beaten in two runs this year over 7f for her current handler; others preferred.

33/1

14th

5

(4)

9th Oct 2021

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:50 Limerick

Shannon Valley

9st 8lb

J: Dillon Butler

T: W McCreery

Some decent nursery runs last year for previous yard but off a long time; down 10lb from last run; check market on return for new yard.

10/1

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Payout
Exacta €818.00
Straight Forecast €413.60
Tricast €3717.50
Trifecta €7462.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Thunder Rain

SPOTLIGHT:

Local Bay

POSTDATA:

Thunder Rain

The Irish Sun:

Thunder Rain