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Bill Hanlon Memorial Irish EBF Maiden

  • Prize money: £8691.96
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 16 runners
  • Win time: 1m 27s
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Bill Hanlon Memorial Irish EBF Maiden

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £26.50
  • Place: £5.90

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-sister to several winners including dual-purpose types; Shane Foley prefers the once-raced Paris Lights.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

2

(6)

19th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 2f 0y

15:55 Navan

Dark Vega

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Mrs John Harrington

towards rear, pushed along and headway towards near side 2f out, no impression inside final furlong

7/1

6th

4

(12)

6th Oct 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 101y

16:20 Thurles

Dark Vega

9st 9lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

dwelt start, in touch with leaders, pushed along from 3f out, bit short of room when edged right and bumped rival 2f out, soon no impression, ridden briefly and no extra inside final furlong

5/1

2nd

5

(9)

13th Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

16:20 Punchestown

Dark Vega

9st 6lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

dwelt start, towards rear, pushed along under 3f out, still plenty to do over 1f out, switched left and ridden 1f out, ran on well, went second final strides

5/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Teofilo colt is a brother to a winning hurdler; dam, by New Approach, ended up a 60-rated maiden.

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3rd

7

(8)

10th Sep 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:20 Leopardstown

Boundless Ocean

9st 5lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

prominent, went second over 2f out, ridden and outpaced inside final furlong, kept on but lost second towards finish

4/1

1st

4

(1)

11th Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:20 Leopardstown

Boundless Ocean

9st 5lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

soon led and made rest, faced challenge but going okay from 2f out, soon pushed along, ridden over 1f out, kept on well final 110yds, always doing enough

15/8

1st

4

(4)

14th Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:20 Leopardstown

Boundless Ocean

8st 13lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

took keen hold, chased leaders, pushed along over 2f out, ridden to lead inside final furlong, soon kept on strongly and went clear

9/2

5/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 5

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Brother to recently-retired five-time Group 1 winner St Mark's Basilica; half-brother to 2,000 Guineas winner Magna Graecia; looks sure to improve from introduction in fifth here just under three weeks ago.

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No Results Found
OUR TIP

Form: 22

Last run: 60 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dundalk trial winner over this trip; two solid runner-up efforts in 1m maidens, at Leopardstown in July (behind the now 100-rated, Group 2-placed Manu Et Corde), and at Dundalk in August behind Absolute Ruler, also now Group 2-placed and rated 100; drops back to 7f here; has more than enough ability to win a maiden of this standard.

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6th

2

(13)

28th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Amortentia

9st 13lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Won on handicap bow at Naas (1m) in the summer and unlucky in running at the Curragh next time; back from a break when just denied in C&D handicap last month; now 3lb higher.

3/1

19

(9)

11th Sep 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Amortentia

9st 0lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Beat Cowboy Justice in a Naas handicap in May; unlucky when last seen in a handicap here in July; cheekpieces left on here; unexposed and handles softer ground; respected.

10/1

4th

1

(6)

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

14:45 Curragh

Amortentia

10st 3lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

in touch with leaders, ridden and some headway against far rail under 2f out, keeping on when short of room final 110yds, ran on well when squeezed out towards finish

4/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Galielo colt is a brother to a French middle-distance winner and a half-brother to Group 2 winner Ivawood (July Stakes and Richmond Stakes); dam won at a modest level and is a half-sister to 1m juvenile Group 2 winner Berkshire.

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6th

2

(15)

21st Apr 2022

Heavy

1m 4f 100y

17:30 Tipperary

Dalmatian Coast

9st 8lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: A P O’Brien

5th

5

(10)

14th Oct 2021

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

11:40 Curragh

Dalmatian Coast

9st 7lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

Galielo colt is a brother to a French middle-distance winner and a half-brother to Group 2 winner Ivawood (July Stakes and Richmond Stakes); dam won at a modest level and is a half-sister to 1m juvenile Group 2 winner Berkshire.

9/2

100/1

Form: 00

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Big price when towards the rear in maidens over 1m at this venue over this trip at Dundalk.

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8th

6

(8)

16th May 2023

Yielding

1m 5f 40y

20:30 Sligo

Vincenzo Gamba

10st 7lb

J: Dean Curran

T: D J Bunyan

Some promise over 7f at the Curragh on final start at two; no impact in two handicap outings last year; takes a sharp rise in trip, first time beyond 1m1f.

12/1

9

(4)

22nd Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Vincenzo Gamba

9st 10lb

J: Dean Curran

T: D J Bunyan

Some promise over 7f at the Curragh on final start at two; no impact in two handicap outings last year; takes a sharp rise in trip, first time beyond 1m1f.

33/1

12th

13

(9)

5th Aug 2022

Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:55 Tipperary

Vincenzo Gamba

9st 4lb

J: Ben Coen

T: D J Bunyan

pushed along briefly, soon raced in second, ridden when lost second 3f out, soon weakened, dropped to last when eased inside final furlong

14/1

Form: 74

Last run: 95 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Improved a little from his Gowran debut when fourth in a 6f maiden at Fairyhouse in June; runner-up Glengarra is now a 95-rated Listed-placed maiden winner; has been gelded; further progress on the cards.

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No Results Found

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dam has produced several French-trained winners; Ben Coen has chosen Highland King instead.

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8th

2

9th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

13:00 Sedgefield

Dudleys Bar

11st 4lb

J: Charlotte Jones

T: Paula Smith

midfield

16/1

7th

4

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Listowel

Dudleys Bar

11st 7lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: C A Murphy

Failed to win any of his 10 Flat runs for Johnny Murtagh and his fifth in a maiden hurdle at Cork was remote.

14/1

5th

6

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

16:40 Cork

Dudleys Bar

11st 7lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: C A Murphy

in touch with leaders

25/1

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dam placed in France is a half-sister to 1m/1m2f Group 1 winner Linngari and to 7f AW 2yo winner Lidana, dam of Grand Prix de Paris winner Mont Ormel.

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Verdict Starting price

10th

1

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Highland King

11st 12lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

never better than midfield, weakened from 2 out

25/1

Form: 5

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Made a satisfactory debut when keeping on for fifth of 16 behind favourite History on debut over 7f at Gowran; place chance with normal improvement.

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7th

8

(7)

5th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 0y

16:50 Galway

Silken Ladder

9st 11lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph G Murphy

In and out this term but ran well for a long way at Killarney last month when beaten 3l; probably wants quicker ground than this.

15/2

9th

11

(5)

18th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 30y

18:45 Killarney

Silken Ladder

9st 10lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph G Murphy

Went up 22lb for two wins last year, including over C&D; some encouragement in a couple of runs this season and 3lb below her last winning mark; respected.

10/1

4th

3

(1)

24th Jun 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Limerick

Silken Ladder

9st 11lb

J: W J Lee

T: Joseph G Murphy

started quickly, led, pushed along and headed 2f out

9/2

50/1

Form: 8960

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Modest maiden form has earned him a rating of 65; would be better employed in a nursery; stable jockey rides newcomer Boundless Ocean.

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Verdict Starting price

14th

17

(6)

24th Jun 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:53 Curragh

Level Pitch

9st 3lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

towards rear of midfield, switched right and headway towards far side 2f out, no impression inside final furlong

11/1

7th

12

(9)

22nd Jun 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:40 Naas

Level Pitch

8st 11lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: J S Bolger

Form has been uneven since early-season win at Cork; second at Sligo three weeks ago. bounced back from poor Gowran run when a fair fourth at Leopardstown on latest; tongue-tie now as well as cheekpieces worn last time.

10/1

4th

2

(1)

9th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Leopardstown

Level Pitch

9st 13lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

prominent and pushed along briefly on inner, ridden to challenge over 1f out, briefly led until headed inside final furlong, weakened inside final 110yds

6/1

Form:

Last run: 5 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Did not get the best of runs on debut at Limerick; may do better but hardly a major contender at this stage.

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12th

8

(16)

14th Oct 2021

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

11:40 Curragh

Le Dragon Noir

9st 7lb

J: Mark Gallagher

T: Kieran P Cotter

Did not get the best of runs on debut at Limerick; may do better but hardly a major contender at this stage.

50/1

12th

8

(12)

9th Oct 2021

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:15 Limerick

Le Dragon Noir

9st 7lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Kieran P Cotter

Sixth foal; half-brother to Hungarian 6f 2yo winner Gerappa Sts; dam placed in Germany, sister to German 1m3f Group 3 winner Goathemala and German 10.5f Listed winner Galana; Eur1,000 yearling is by a useful sire but looks best watched here for future reference.

50/1

Form: 00

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Has finished with just one behind him on each of his two starts; can be ruled out, though addition of tongue-tie may help.

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5th

1

(8)

14th Jan 2022

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Coolmeen Vega

9st 9lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

Offered little in three starts for Ellmarie Holden in Ireland (5.7f-7f), latterly in a tongue-tie; will need to do much better for his new yard, back to sprinting on his AW debut, if he's to win off this mark and it will be interesting to see how he goes in the market.

3/1

13th

4

(5)

14th Oct 2021

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

11:40 Curragh

Coolmeen Vega

9st 7lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Miss Ellmarie Holden

Has finished with just one behind him on each of his two starts; can be ruled out, though addition of tongue-tie may help.

100/1

14th
2 (17)
Beescatty

25/1

Form:

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Big price when down the field on last week's debut at Navan; very hard to fancy even with the champion on board.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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14th

5

(1)

21st Apr 2022

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

18:00 Tipperary

Beescatty

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

Promising Dundalk effort in February over 1m2f, didn't seem to get home over stiffer Navan track afterwards; back slightly in trip here which could suit and Keane remains loyal.

11/2

6th

4

(2)

29th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

17:10 Navan

Beescatty

9st 10lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

4th

3

(5)

21st Feb 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Beescatty

9st 5lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

Hasn't really threatened in three starts but has made some progress with each run despite greenness; handicap debut now and has potential for improvement through application of blinkers (replacing cheekpieces) and stepping up in trip; ordinary form but may not be far away under the champion jockey.

6/1

100/1

Form: 070

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Last on both starts in Britain; towards the rear at this venue on Irish debut; no appeal.

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10th

10

(5)

23rd May 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

13:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Kisses Of Fire

8st 7lb

J: Jack Duern

T: Scott Dixon

33/1

12th

3

(14)

25th Apr 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

17:05 Thirsk

Kisses Of Fire

9st 8lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Scott Dixon

8th

8

(1)

18th Apr 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 4

15:01 Wolverhampton (AW)

Kisses Of Fire

8st 4lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Scott Dixon

66/1

Form: 08

Last run: 145 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Has beaten just a single opponent in each of his races; gelded since his run in a 6f maiden at this venue in May.

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10th

8

(9)

20th Jun 2022

Good

1m 1f 125y

18:15 Ballinrobe

Testimone

9st 1lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Gerard O’Leary

took keen hold, soon disputed lead, prominent after 2f, led over 4f out, pushed along from over 3f out, ridden under 3f out, headed from 2f out, soon weakened quickly

7/1

7th

10

(8)

4th Jun 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:56 Listowel

Testimone

9st 6lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Gerard O’Leary

pressed leader, lost second over 2f out, soon ridden, weakened inside final furlong

25/1

12/1

Form: 530

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Poor run over 1m at Gowran last time; better judged on his third over 7f at the same venue at the beginning of last month.

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11

(14)

14th Oct 2021

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

11:40 Curragh

Rapidus

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: A P O’Brien

Poor run over 1m at Gowran last time; better judged on his third over 7f at the same venue at the beginning of last month.

12/1

10th

11

(7)

18th Sep 2021

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

13:10 Gowran Park

Rapidus

9st 5lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: A P O’Brien

Improved from first start to second here earlier this month, claiming third when finishing 5l behind today's rival Purple Dawn; step up to 1m (from 7f) should suit and likely to improve but needs to.

6/1

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Payout
Exacta €2138.00
Straight Forecast €993.00
Trifecta €12950.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Amortentia

The Irish Sun:

Paris Lights

RP Ratings (IRE):

Amortentia

POSTDATA:

Amortentia