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16:16 Curragh

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Paddy Power Irish Lincolnshire (Premier Handicap)

  • Prize money: £49579.83
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 26 runners
  • Win time: 1m 43s
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Paddy Power Irish Lincolnshire (Premier Handicap)

Runners: 30 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Sunny

1st
9 (12)
Raadobarg

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.10
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 11836- D BF

Last run: 178 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Rattled up a hat-trick over 7f/1m early last term for Roger Varian and not disgraced in good company afterwards; ground versatile and interesting on stable debut with tongue-tie fitted.

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3rd

1

(15)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:10 Curragh

Raadobarg

10st 0lb

J: David Egan

T: George Boughey

Won this off 7lb lower in 2022 on his seasonal debut when with Johnny Murtagh; that was on yielding but he handles heavy; no wins for this yard last term but lots of creditable runs in Listed and Group company.

8/1

10th

2

(6)

21st Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

16:25 Ascot

Raadobarg

9st 9lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: George Boughey

Can lead; some excellent efforts at up to about 1m1f in Group and Listed races in 2023, including over C&D and on soft ground, but this looks even harder than when winning his latest handicap, the Irish Lincoln in March 2022 (1m, yielding).

12/1

3rd

4

(8)

14th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 1f 0y

Class 1

15:50 Newmarket

Raadobarg

9st 5lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: George Boughey

Continued a solid run of form when third of eight in Listed race at Sandown (1m, soft) three weeks ago, no extra late on, and he also ran creditably over this C&D in the spring; each-way claims once more.

8/1

33/1

  • Place: £5.50

Form: 37050- D

Last run: 146 days

W: 8st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Cheekpieces now tried on exposed 5yo who is 2-29; 2lb out of the handicap and stiff task after five months off.

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4th

4

(12)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Comfort Line

10st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

midfield, headway over 1f out, went fourth inside final furlong, not reach leaders

8/1

10th

4

(10)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Comfort Line

10st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Won back-to-back over C&D earlier this winter and bounced back from a couple of lesser efforts when beaten 1l a fortnight ago; return to this trip may help and he's back on his last winning mark.

13/2

3rd

3

(6)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Comfort Line

10st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

in touch with leaders

20/1

14/1

  • Place: £5.90

Form: 05780- D

Last run: 169 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Won a couple of times last term (1m/10f) and type to improve a bit more at four; less exposed than some of his stablemates and could go well.

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4th

12

(8)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 2

16:10 Newcastle (AW)

Star Harbour

9st 1lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

midfield, outpaced over 2f out, headway over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

20/1

2nd

1

(6)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Star Harbour

10st 1lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

in touch with leaders, went second after 4f, led when switched right over 2f out, soon ridden, headed inside final 110yds

14/1

6th

1

(1)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Star Harbour

10st 3lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

midfield, some headway when carried left over 1f out, kept on, never on terms

5/1

16/1

  • Place: £5.50

Form: 1348-2 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Won twice over a bit further last September and ran well in stakes company thereafter; chased home San Andreas on AW reappearance and one of seven runners for yard.

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4th

13

(9)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:10 Curragh

Casanova

8st 8lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Adrian McGuinness

Long losing run but close third in this off 97 last year albeit he had the benefit of a prep run then; also ran well in the big 1m handicap at Galway so capable of running well off this mark.

20/1

9th

5

(8)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Casanova

9st 8lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Adrian McGuinness

towards rear of midfield, outpaced under 2f out

20/1

9/1

Form: /0129- CD

Last run: 154 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Dual C&D winner was second in Group 3 at Tipperary last backend and lightly-raced 5yo still open to improvement.

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6th

2

(1)

9th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 72y

17:40 Leopardstown

Carrytheone

10st 0lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: J P Murtagh

prominent on inner, switched right over 1f out, no extra towards finish

12/1

6th

2

(4)

18th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:20 Cork

Carrytheone

9st 7lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Without a win in nearly two years although some solid efforts in defeat this term, notably Leopardstown Group 3 third over this trip; beaten favourite in a conditions race last time; looks held by Tarawa on the basis of 1m Curragh clash on his penultimate start

4/1

6th
8 (15)
Tazaral

16/1

Form: 81240-

Last run: 186 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Unexposed Gowran 9.5f maiden winner who was fair fourth in Listed event at Killarney on penultimate start; needs to improve a bit but interesting that the stable have held onto him for another year.

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1st

4

(3)

12th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 1f 100y

17:25 Gowran Park

Tazaral

9st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

steadied start, soon held up in last, headway towards near side going okay under 3f out, nudged along 2f out, in touch with leaders when hung left and reminder over 1f out, ridden briefly and no extra 1f out, eased towards finish

11/4

6th

8

(15)

26th Mar 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

16:16 Curragh

Tazaral

9st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Unexposed Gowran 9.5f maiden winner who was fair fourth in Listed event at Killarney on penultimate start; needs to improve a bit but interesting that the stable have held onto him for another year.

16/1

10th

9

(4)

21st Sep 2021

Yielding To Soft

1m 1f 0y

15:37 Listowel

Tazaral

9st 6lb

J: Ben Coen

T: D K Weld

Bolted up in a Gowran maiden in June before being outpointed by subsequent Gordon Stakes winner Ottoman Emperor over 1m2f at Navan; does not need to improve much from last month's Killarney fourth in order to feature; can confirm form of that race with older rivals Saltonstall and In From The Cold.

4/1

Form: 40702- CD

Last run: 146 days

W: 9st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Another stalwart for the McGuiness yard in recent seasons and twice a winner of the premier handicap over an extended mile at Galway; didn't win last year but plenty of good efforts in defeat including C&D fourth in Irish Cambridgeshire.

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1st

4

(10)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Saltonstall

9st 10lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

midfield, good headway up the centre and prominent over 1f out, ridden to lead inside final 110yds, kept on well towards finish

11/1

5th

2

(9)

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:45 Leopardstown

Saltonstall

9st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Grand servant whose nine wins include this race last year off 94; touched off at the Curragh on opening day of campaign but hasn't reproduced that effort off revised mark and has a bit to find with a couple of these on recent Tipperary run; 2lb lower.

12/1

5th

1

(3)

1st Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 1f 0y

14:10 Tipperary

Saltonstall

10st 2lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

towards rear

8/1

Form: 20104- D

Last run: 146 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Won well off 90 at Listowel (1m, yielding/soft) and should be more to come from 4yo who has been gelded over the winter; might prefer more ease in the ground.

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9th

2

(3)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

14:15 Leopardstown

Laelaps

10st 2lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Andrew McNamara

Dual soft ground winner for Jessica Harrington at 1m; generally below best last year and absent since August; tongue tie added to hood worn of late; opposable.

16/1

6th

5

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

16:35 Kilbeggan

Laelaps

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Andrew McNamara

Dual soft ground winner on the Flat for Jessica Harrington; below best on Flat this year, couple of fair efforts over hurdles but likely of more interest in handicaps when getting soft ground.

8/1

Form: 9074-3

Last run: 43 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Stakes class performer over 7f in recent years and has twice won the premier handicap over that trip at the Galway festival; did finish second in 2019 Irish Cambridgeshire over C&D and AW prep under his belt so respected under good claimer.

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18th

8

(20)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:10 Curragh

Current Option

8st 11lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Adrian McGuinness

Trainer runs three and 8yo has been a fine servant, particularly at Galway; didn't manage even a placed effort last year despite declining mark; has form on heavy but a revival called for.

20/1

8th

3

(9)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Current Option

9st 10lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

took keen hold, prominent, soon went second, outpaced and lost position under 2f out, no extra when eased inside final furlong

14/1

10/1

Form: 35271-

Last run: 173 days

W: 8st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Group 3 runner-up here at two and highly tried a couple of times over further last year; mark unchanged after easy maiden win at Tipperary when last seen in October (1m1f, soft/heavy); should handle this ground and looks weighted to go close for yard with good record in this race.

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2nd

8

(2)

16th Apr 2022

Soft

1m 2f 30y

17:10 Cork

Ahandfulofsummers

9st 1lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: J A Stack

10th

20

(20)

26th Mar 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

16:16 Curragh

Ahandfulofsummers

8st 9lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: J A Stack

Group 3 runner-up here at two and highly tried a couple of times over further last year; mark unchanged after easy maiden win at Tipperary when last seen in October (1m1f, soft/heavy); should handle this ground and looks weighted to go close for yard with good record in this race.

10/1

1st

3

(7)

4th Oct 2021

Soft To Heavy

1m 1f 0y

13:35 Tipperary

Ahandfulofsummers

9st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: J A Stack

Best run in eight starts was when runner-up in a Curragh Group 3 last year; hasn't matched that form this term but still ran creditably in mostly classy company; the one to beat if bringing her A-game.

3/1

Form: 154-55 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Has been kept very busy since 2l fifth in last year's renewal; good run over hurdles latest and has a chance of being in the frame again.

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3rd

2

5th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 110y

Class 4

14:02 Lingfield

In From The Cold

11st 11lb

J: Joe Anderson

T: Grace Harris

disputing second, lost position before 4th, raced in last when not fluent 5th, left in third 4 out, hampered by loose horse before 3 out, struggling on turn after 3 out, tailed off

5/1

5th

2

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 11y

Class 3

13:58 Chepstow

In From The Cold

11st 11lb

J: James Bowen

T: Grace Harris

Left Gordon Elliott after a disappointing Flat run in the autumn; ran okay to be fourth of six back over hurdles on stable debut at Kempton (2m, good to soft) and he contested a Class 2 last time at Doncaster; seems to be okay on heavy and he could have some say.

10/1

12th
24 (10)
Luke Short

16/1

Form: 06505- D

Last run: 195 days

W: 8st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Both his wins have come on good ground over 1m; creditable fifth in 1m2f premier handicap here on most recent Flat run in September and followed that with three placed efforts over hurdles; 2lb wrong but could easily get involved.

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1st

5

(14)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Luke Short

9st 7lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Noel Meade

midfield, headway when switched right 2f out, keeping on when ridden towards near side over 1f out, led and ran on final 110yds

8/1

12th

13

(19)

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 0y

17:05 Leopardstown

Luke Short

8st 12lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Noel Meade

Snapped a losing run in decisive fashion on the AW last week (1m4f) and he has respectable form off this 8lb higher mark; goes on soft ground but anything deeper seems to find him out.

14/1

Form: 38744- D BF

Last run: 168 days

W: 8st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Close fourth off 89 in last year's renewal when with Fozzy Stack and not discounted on seasonal/yard bow although he's another who would prefer more testing ground.

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9th

2

(16)

15th Oct 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

15:10 Leopardstown

Star of Cashel

10st 2lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

led, headed but prominent after 1f, ridden under 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

6/1

2nd

5

(12)

24th Sep 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

16:30 Curragh

Star of Cashel

9st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

soon led, ridden under 2f out, faced challenge inside final furlong, headed inside final 110yds

3/1

1st

3

(16)

20th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 15y

14:35 Listowel

Star of Cashel

9st 11lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

raced in second, ridden to challenge and clear with one other over 1f out, led inside final furlong, soon went clear, ran on well, comfortably

12/1

20/1

Form: /143-6

Last run: 29 days

W: 8st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Won first two starts on AW for Sir Michael Stoute and was third over 1m at Sandown (soft) on final British start; nearest at the finish when sixth at Dundalk on stable bow and interesting outsider for in-form yard.

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11th

4

(8)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Ransom

9st 9lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: H D McGuigan

Three-time C&D winner, the latest in a claimer last month; well held on yard debut back in handicap company last week; hood now tried and won't mind the step back up in trip.

12/1

10th

3

(4)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Ransom

9st 10lb

J: James Ryan

T: H D McGuigan

A five-time winner on AW, three of them here over this trip; was running consistently in defeat before recording an odds-on win for Denis Hogan in a claimer here a fortnight ago, closely matched with Exquisite Acclaim and Hightimeyouwon on previous run.

7/1

1st

1

(2)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:22 Dundalk (AW)

Ransom

10st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Four-time winner on AW, two of them here over this trip; without a win for over a year but running consistently in defeat and sets a good standard.

11/4

33/1

Form: 20504- D

Last run: 140 days

W: 9st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Some good runs in defeat last year but only 2-36 with his last victory coming in 2019; looks in need of the handicapper's clemency and best form on more testing ground.

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12th

3

(8)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:05 Leopardstown

Quizical

10st 2lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

Well over three years since he won over 1m here but has fallen to an attractive mark after light campaign last year; ground no problem but trip could be and record fresh is not great at all.

16/1

12th

5

(9)

6th Nov 2022

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:57 Naas

Quizical

9st 12lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

midfield

20/1

9th

7

(12)

22nd Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Leopardstown

Quizical

9st 6lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

towards rear of midfield, pushed along 3f out, ridden towards rear under 2f out, some headway inside final furlong, never on terms

10/1

Form: 40000- CD

Last run: 154 days

W: 9st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Premier handicap wins over C&D and at Galway last summer; possibly bit high in the ratings now but very good claimer in the saddle.

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5th

9

(4)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Leopardstown

Sirjack Thomas

9st 9lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Heavily raced seven-time winner, looked in decent shape when third at Cork eight days ago; race fitness should be an advantage in these conditions.

8/1

3rd

8

(6)

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:55 Cork

Sirjack Thomas

9st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

in touch with leaders, headway challenging towards near side 1f out, went third final 110yds, kept on

5/1

OUR TIP
17th
5 (3)
Agitare

10/1

Form: 20901- D

Last run: 146 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Gained just second win in 25 starts at Naas in October when landing a conditions event; raised 8lb for that success and probably stiff enough task at the weights.

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8th

4

(15)

1st Jun 2022

Good

1m 6f 0y

19:15 Curragh

Agitare

9st 11lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

midfield, pushed along under 3f out, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened

20/1

11th

4

(12)

21st May 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 0y

15:55 Curragh

Agitare

9st 7lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

2-27, placed nine times; limitations evident in stakes company at three different distances this season.

20/1

3rd

1

(1)

13th May 2022

Good

1m 6f 0y

19:30 Leopardstown

Agitare

9st 5lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

18th
27 (29)
Loingseoir

40/1

Form: 04218- CD

Last run: 146 days

W: 8st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Three wins at lower level last year but likely to find this too tough from 6lb out of the handicap.

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14th

7

(5)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Naas

Loingseoir

9st 4lb

J: Yudish Geerdharry

T: M C Grassick

Soft ground performer; consistent last year without winning and the 5f trip way too sharp for him at the Curragh on Monday; likely to fare better but others preferred this time.

33/1

13th

13

(1)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

14:05 Curragh

Loingseoir

8st 8lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

Good servant is a five-time winner but needs a lot further than this trip and is readily opposed on his comeback run.

33/1

19th
17 (23)
Miss Myers

20/1

Form: 52331-

Last run: 234 days

W: 8st 11lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Gained second win when scoring over 10f at Sligo in August; off since and best on softer.

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15th

8

(17)

6th Sep 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 42y

18:40 Galway

Miss Myers

9st 9lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: M C Grassick

prominent, pushed along and weakened quickly under 3f out, eased final furlong

66/1

6th

7

(14)

25th Aug 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 3

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

Miss Myers

9st 1lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: M C Grassick

towards rear, headway over 2f out, pushed along and short of room over 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, weakened towards finish

28/1

4

(4)

3rd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 50y

18:30 Sligo

Miss Myers

9st 6lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: M C Grassick

Beat Pachmena in this last year; has shown little since then, although a little bit of encouragement when tried in in blinkers at Galway, and now 7lb lower than a year ago.

14/1

25/1

Form: 55215-

Last run: 146 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Beat useful type in 7f maiden on easy ground at Cork but could have done without 9lb hike for finishing fifth behind Agitare in conditions event at Naas.

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8th

7

(10)

1st Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 7f 100y

14:40 Tipperary

Yermanthere

9st 7lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Andrew Kinirons

prominent

25/1

3rd

1

(5)

4th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 55y

17:12 Roscommon

Yermanthere

10st 0lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Andrew Kinirons

held up in midfield, outpaced over 1f out, ran on well inside final furlong, went third final strides

3/1

21th
21 (27)
San Martino

16/1

Form: 69206- D

Last run: 255 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

1-11 for Aidan O'Brien and starts off for Ger Lyons having been gelded over the winter; has come down from a mark of 92 but still looks up against it.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:05 Down Royal

San Martino

11st 11lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

Flat winner has run well at times in defeat in 10 hurdle starts up to 2m5f; solid fourth back to 2m last time but these conditions will test his stamina up in trip.

13/2

4th

14

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Fairyhouse

San Martino

10st 11lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

Flat winner; big price when unseated at Down Royal on his most recent hurdles start; not an obvious contender.

40/1

11

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:42 Down Royal

San Martino

10st 11lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

led, badly hampered by loose horse and unseated 3 out

33/1

12/1

Form: 08-213 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Probably best on AW but did win the 2020 renewal of this contest when it was run on quick ground in June; comes here fit and well after three runs at Dundalk (won conditions event over 10.5f last month) and booking of Moore takes the eye.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

15

(12)

11th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Bowerman

10st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Reserve; multiple winner around here and has been likeably consistent for a while now; likely contender if getting in.

4th

1

(10)

24th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Bowerman

10st 3lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

slowly away, in rear, pushed along and headway 2f out, ridden from over 1f out, bit short of room but ran on well inside final furlong, went fourth final strides, did well in the circumstances

3/1

1st

2

(2)

10th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Bowerman

9st 4lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Adrian McGuinness

dwelt start, towards rear early, in touch with leaders over 4f out, pushed along from 3f out, headway when ridden and switched left 2f out, led 1f out, ran on final 110yds, comfortably

2/1

20/1

Form: 2/214- C

Last run: 161 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Useful dual-purpose performer won off 82 at Tipperary in October (1m1f) but this mark likely beyond him and prefers it softer.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

28

(29)

11th Sep 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Yafordadoe

8st 11lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Gavin Cromwell

Second reserve; not disgraced in some valuable handicaps this season and will love any ease; tongue-tie and cheekpieces tried

7th

13

(3)

29th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 0y

18:35 Galway

Yafordadoe

9st 6lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield, pushed along under 3f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on, never on terms

20/1

Form: 4430-9

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Gowran maiden winner last April but failed to add to that tally although several creditable efforts in defeat; has had a couple of spins over hurdles and a run on the AW in preparation for this but stiff task from 5lb out of the handicap.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12

3rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 80y

18:35 Down Royal

Fil The Power

11st 2lb

J: J B Kane

T: Kevin Michael Smith

took keen hold, midfield, in touch with leaders going okay before 3 out, pushed along before 2 out, keeping on when fell 2 out

16/1

6th

3

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:55 Punchestown

Fil The Power

11st 11lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Kevin Michael Smith

Fair sort on the Flat but hard to win with (1-21, second on four occasions, including a 7f premier handicap at Cork early last season); poor maiden hurdle form but relatively early days yet.

13/2

Form: 32474- D

Last run: 159 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

No success since landing Thurles nursery in 2020 and handicapper slow to relent; fit from hurdling but very much an outsider.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

3

30th May 2022

Good

2m 2f 109y

17:45 Ballinrobe

Rebel Step

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Andrew Slattery

3/1

11th

5

(15)

15th May 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:15 Naas

Rebel Step

9st 9lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

5th

6

18th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Rebel Step

11st 0lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Andrew Slattery

1-17 on Flat, placed seven times; in the process of running a good race when falling two out at Punchestown on hurdling debut; set a stiff task in a Grade 2 event at Leopardstown at Christmas; in rear in Irish Linclon before recent Limerick maiden hurdle win; up against it in this company.

20/1

Form: 33-431 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Very useful on AW and beat Casanova in conditions event over 1m at Dundalk in mid-March; couple of placed efforts in good company at Leopardstown last backend as well so can't be discounted back on turf.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

3

(7)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

San Andreas

9st 6lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

started quickly, took keen hold, led, headed and pressed leader over 7f out, led again from 4f out

4/1

1st

3

(2)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

San Andreas

9st 5lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

made all, nudged along and went clear over 1f out, easily

1/10

6th

1

(4)

8th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

San Andreas

10st 0lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

prominent, weakened gradually from over 1f out

5/1

Form: 63/20- BF

Last run: 326 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Touched off in 7f handicap on this card last year but disappointed next time at Gowran in May and off since; tried in cheekpieces now; 3lb out of the handicap.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11

22nd Feb 2023

Yielding

3m 0f 100y

15:25 Punchestown

True Artist

11st 8lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Gerard O’Leary

Long standing maiden on the Flat; tailed off on handicap debut a fortnight ago and major doubts about this trip.

33/1

9th

11

8th Feb 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

16:20 Fairyhouse

True Artist

11st 9lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Gerard O’Leary

Promise when fourth in a maiden hurdle at Cork on his penultimate start; was tailed off at Leopardstown since but that was a deep maiden hurdle won by High Definition; interesting up in trip on handicap debut.

20/1

8

(3)

18th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

13:35 Dundalk (AW)

True Artist

9st 12lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Gerard O’Leary

Developed behavioural issues (refusing to start in races at Clonmel and Laytown) after several placed efforts last season; fit from hurdling and shaped quite well at Cork on penultimate start; 73-rated gelding has four seconds to his name on turf; definite chance if coming out of the stalls with the others.

5/1

Form: -61446 D

Last run: 3 days

W: 8st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

First reserve; decent performer at a lower level with five wins on the board; sixth at Dundalk on Wednesday; 7lb out of handicap.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

17th

2

(16)

30th Jun 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:15 Curragh

Dare To Flare

10st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Struggled over hurdles last time out and not at his best on the level through the winter into spring; new yard.

25/1

6th

6

13th Jun 2023

Good

2m 2f 51y

16:55 Sligo

Dare To Flare

11st 0lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Andrew Slattery

didn't jump well, held up in rear, mistake 3rd, bad mistake 4th, not fluent 6th, pushed along and headway after 2 out, not fluent last, kept on, never on terms

20/1

18th

5

(8)

26th May 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:30 Curragh

Dare To Flare

10st 0lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Andrew Slattery

Tailed off on AW when last seen; probably needs a bit further than this these days and may come on for the run.

20/1

Form: 0570-0

Last run: 3 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; 1m2f winner at Naas last summer; weakened to finish last of 14 at Dundalk on Wednesday; 8lb wrong and big outsider.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

9

(9)

15th Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 47y

17:30 Roscommon

Prince Of Verona

9st 6lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

led, headed 3f out, ridden and weakened gradually from over 2f out

10/1

6th

4

19th Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 95y

16:30 Ballinrobe

Prince Of Verona

11st 8lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

led, not fluent 5th, ridden and headed after 3 out, soon weakened

6/1

12th

14

8th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:05 Cork

Prince Of Verona

11st 7lb

J: Shane Mulcahy

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

towards rear, not fluent 5 out, no impression before 3 out

66/1

Form: 141429 D

Last run: 1 day

W: 8st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; two AW wins for Mark Fahey this year and creditable efforts on first two starts for this yard; 9lb out of h'cap; engaged 7.00 Dundalk Friday.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

9

(16)

7th Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 175y

17:20 Bellewstown

Adapt To Dan

9st 12lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: Lee Smyth

Won an AW claimer at the start of last year but became inconsistent and was well held on last month's return; tough draw to overcome here but his best turf effort came at this venue.

12/1

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