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17:21 Curragh

Yielding

TRI Equestrian Handicap

  • Prize money: £5701.68
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • 21 runners
  • Win time: 1m 15s
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TRI Equestrian Handicap

Runners: 24 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Sunny

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £12.20
  • Place: £3.00

Form: 50635- CD

Last run: 145 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Three wins in 2020; didn't manage to win last year but plenty of good efforts in defeat and not ruled out although might improve for the run.

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

4th

8

(5)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

15:45 Leopardstown

Mogwli

9st 8lb

J: Jessica Maye

T: W McCreery

towards rear, headway and in touch with leaders over 3f out, outpaced 2f out, keeping on when switched left inside final furlong, went fourth inside final 110yds

8/1

6th

11

(15)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Leopardstown

Mogwli

9st 8lb

J: Megan Telford-Kelly

T: W McCreery

soon held up in rear, headway and prominent from 5f out, joined leader 4f out

5/1

2nd

5

(19)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Curragh

Mogwli

10st 0lb

J: Jessica Maye

T: W McCreery

Consistent in latter months of last season when stepping up to 7f/1m; ground no issue and decent record when fresh but may be a little high in ratings now.

12/1

13/2

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 70310- BF

Last run: 167 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Third of 30 on handicap debut here in June and good winner at Cork (7f, soft) next time; disappointed over C&D in October but no surprise if she bounces back.

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

13th

13

(16)

18th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 30y

18:45 Killarney

Karlsberg

9st 9lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Shane Crawley

Fairly consistent in competitive handicaps this season without winning on various ground conditions; each-way chance again despite a bad draw.

14/1

6th

3

(4)

5th Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 100y

18:40 Tipperary

Karlsberg

9st 11lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Shane Crawley

midfield, ridden and headway over 1f out, went fourth inside final furlong, no extra towards finish

12/1

7th

5

(16)

1st May 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Karlsberg

10st 0lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Shane Crawley

in touch with leaders, pushed along 3f out, soon lost position and bit short of room, dropped to midfield when ridden over 2f out, ran on inside final furlong, never on terms

12/1

OUR TIP

17/2

  • Place: £3.60

Form: 71630- D

Last run: 151 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Won over this trip at Naas (yielding/soft) in August and good third over C&D on penultimate start last year; should have more races in her and respected.

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

9th

12

(8)

20th Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 205y

18:00 Naas

Claras Approach

8st 12lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Miss Jennifer Anne Lynch

towards rear of midfield, pushed along towards rear under 2f out, kept on towards finish, never near to challenge

8/1

2nd

4

(14)

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

14:33 Naas

Claras Approach

9st 13lb

J: Dean Curran

T: Miss Jennifer Anne Lynch

in touch with leaders, ridden and made challenge under 2f out, edged left when led over 1f out, kept on well final furlong, headed towards finish

7/1

9/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 65025-

Last run: 115 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Placed in a couple of 7f nurseries last year and should pick up a race before too long if she can maintain that level of performance this year; one to consider.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

15

(2)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Princess Rajj

8st 13lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Padraig Roche

First reserve; on a long losing streak but ran okay in a 6f claimer last time; interesting on stable debut.

5th

11

(9)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:38 Dundalk (AW)

Princess Rajj

9st 4lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Mrs John Harrington

Faded late in a 1m handicap three weeks ago; trip could suit but no chance at the weights.

66/1

7th

13

(2)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Princess Rajj

8st 12lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Mrs John Harrington

Won back-to-back on turf in 2022 but no wins either side of that brace and hasn't really shaped like a winning return is near in four AW runs this winter.

33/1

14/1

Form: 08467-

Last run: 161 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Showed ability in maidens but well beaten in two nurseries over 1m; drops back in trip for seasonal debut.

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

14th

12

(13)

24th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Approach To Life

9st 5lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

Now 0-8 and although mark slowly declining still remains hard to fancy.

14/1

11th

13

(3)

2nd May 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

14:55 Curragh

Approach To Life

8st 7lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

5th

9

(1)

25th Apr 2022

Good

0m 5f 205y

17:45 Naas

Approach To Life

8st 9lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

12/1

Form: 63240-

Last run: 278 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Placed three times from seven starts for Richard Hannon; third runner for Denis Hogan and tongue-tie fitted for stable debut on first outing since June.

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

7th

7

(17)

15th Feb 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

13:50 Dundalk (AW)

Lexington Liberty

9st 6lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

17-race maiden but went close when runner-up to Hero Of The Hour over C&D last time; only has a 1lb rise to cope with and looks well treated but she's hardly one to rely on given her overall record; widest draw is a big negative over this C&D.

9/1

2nd

6

(15)

27th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Lexington Liberty

9st 5lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

midfield, headway when pushed along from 2f out, pressed leaders and keeping on when ridden 1f out, switched left inside final 110yds, went second towards finish, no match for winner

18/1

12th

7

(3)

18th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:50 Dundalk (AW)

Lexington Liberty

9st 8lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

0-15 but went very close in a Fairyhouse handicap in September and again over 5f here 12 days ago; back up to 6f will suit and should not be far away if at her best.

15/2

16/1

Form: 30374-

Last run: 157 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Placed in three AW maidens and fair fourth at Navan in October when trained by Kieran Cotter; seasonal/yard debut and can't be ruled out.

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Verdict Starting price

13th

4

(17)

22nd May 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 100y

17:55 Roscommon

Ginsburg

9st 11lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Paul Mulligan

Curragh handicap winner a year ago for Gerry Keane; struggled under a penalty after that and best run since was in a 1m handicap at Dundalk in January; back to a competitive mark now but hard to be even close to confident about her.

20/1

8th

2

(6)

10th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Ginsburg

9st 12lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Paul Mulligan

Sole win in 18 starts came on turf; running okay in defeat this winter and 6f shorter than ideal latest but needs to prove she stays 1m.

10/1

8th

3

(9)

27th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Ginsburg

9st 13lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Paul Mulligan

Sole win came over 7f at the Curragh last May; some decent efforts in defeat over 7f and 1m here on last number of starts; has form over sprint trips, so should have the pace to be competitive.

9/1

Form: 06456- CD

Last run: 151 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Four-time winner likes cut in the ground and won first time up last year at Navan (5f, heavy); tongue-tie added to usual blinkers for this reappearance but drying ground not in his favour.

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Verdict Starting price

7th

6

(2)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

16:15 Leopardstown

Conversant

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Ciaran Murphy

Six-time winner; suited by very soft ground; ran well over 7f on heavy at Galway on penultimate start last season; mid-division over 6f at the Curragh on seasonal debut; Colin Keane rode him then, noteworthy that he sticks with him.

7/1

13th

5

(19)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Conversant

9st 4lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Ciaran Murphy

Six-time winner; suited by very soft ground; of some interest here with Colin Keane booked; ran well over 7f on heavy at Galway on penultimate start last season.

8/1

14th

22

(12)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:15 Curragh

Conversant

8st 7lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Ciaran Murphy

prominent, outpaced over 1f out

14/1

Form: 4025-0

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Dual winner over 5f and twice ran well over that trip at this venue in October; shaped like run was needed at Dundalk earlier in month; yet to prove himself over 6f.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

3

(3)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Harrys Hill

9st 2lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Martin Hassett

Better turf performer, career-bests last year in Curragh handicaps over this trip; C&D winner over three years ago but just may need this comeback run with a return to turf imminent.

12/1

10th

4

(3)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

16:05 Curragh

Harrys Hill

9st 10lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Martin Hassett

Career best when landing C&D Premier handicap in July and back to that level when only narrowly denied a fortnight ago; career high mark but can't be ruled out in current form.

9/1

2nd

13

(10)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

15:05 Curragh

Harrys Hill

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Martin Hassett

prominent up the centre, led 1f out, ran on well but headed post

16/1

25/1

Form: 10060-

Last run: 179 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

5f winner off just 1lb lower at Tipperary last spring on yielding and not shamed on penultimate outing over extended 7f at Roscommon; needs a bit more though.

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Verdict Starting price

14th

16

(9)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Inventor

8st 11lb

J: W J Lee

T: Gillian Scott

Similar form in sixth last twice, including behind Cnodian; this race should be run to suit hold-up type; ground-versatile.

20/1

11th
17 (23)
Silk Damask

16/1

Form: 4-253 BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Creditable efforts in AW maidens from 6f to 1m and hooded for this handicap/turf debut with good claimer booked.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

6

(9)

7th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Silk Damask

9st 11lb

J: Shane Crosse

T: R P Cody

prominent, headway going easily and went second 2f out, ridden to lead 1f out, pushed out towards finish, comfortably

8/1

11th

17

(23)

26th Mar 2022

Yielding

0m 6f 0y

17:21 Curragh

Silk Damask

9st 0lb

J: Jake Coen

T: R P Cody

Creditable efforts in AW maidens from 6f to 1m and hooded for this handicap/turf debut with good claimer booked.

16/1

Form: 0333-8

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Maiden had plenty of good placed efforts in handicaps over 6f/7f last term when often travelled notably well; has had a pipe-opener on AW and can go well under capable apprentice.

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

13th

12

(12)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:20 Dundalk (AW)

Florence Thompson

9st 1lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: J G Murray

47-race maiden with more ability than she normally decides to display; others preferred.

40/1

10th

10

(12)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

14:40 Dundalk (AW)

Florence Thompson

9st 2lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: J G Murray

Now a 46-race maiden, placed 12 times, including three at this venue; has been struggling in maidens, this affords her a better chance but very hard to be confident given her profile.

16/1

2

(7)

31st Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

13:30 Dundalk (AW)

Florence Thompson

10st 2lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: J G Murray

45-race maiden who showed nothing in two runs here last month; hard to fancy.

100/1

33/1

Form: 997-

Last run: 308 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten in some good early season juvenile maidens last term; gelded since last seen on Guineas weekend and ten month layoff to overcome on handicap bow.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

15th

10

(13)

6th Jun 2022

Good

1m 1f 100y

17:15 Gowran Park

Gregor Mendel

9st 4lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Jack W Davison

towards rear of midfield, minor headway on outer over 3f out, pushed along when bit short of room home turn, soon hampered and lost position, dropped to rear when ridden briefly and no impression under 2f out, eased final 110yds

18/1

5th

5

(6)

23rd May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 48y

16:30 Roscommon

Gregor Mendel

9st 4lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Jack W Davison

Not beaten far in a C&D handicap last time but is rated 56 and has plenty to find on these terms with the principals today; blinkers replace visor.

20/1

5th

9

(2)

9th May 2022

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 70y

17:00 Roscommon

Gregor Mendel

9st 4lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jack W Davison

Form: 689-97

Last run: 33 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Well beaten so far in maidens and first two runs in handicaps; did not stay 10.5f at Dundalk last month; cheekpieces added to tongue-tie but very hard to recommend.

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10th

14

(8)

28th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 6f 0y

20:15 Cork

Stickyourneckout

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: J F Levins

Maiden after 17 starts is rated just 41 and doesn't make that much appeal.

25/1

6th

8

(6)

16th May 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 16y

Class 6

16:55 Chepstow

Stickyourneckout

9st 0lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: J F Levins

Irish maiden; back from 189 days off when doing good late work into fifth over 5.7f at Sligo last month; market support would bring him into the reckoning.

8/1

Form: 610-

Last run: 163 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Won 5f maiden at Down Royal (good) in September and not disgraced on handicap bow over that trip here when shaping as if 6f would suit; has left Willie McCreery and open to plenty of improvement for new yard.

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11th

3

(6)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

Red Wasp

9st 9lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

midfield, pushed along briefly after 1f, niggled along halfway, ridden but weakened from under 2f out, eased final 110yds

7/1

7th

6

(1)

17th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:40 Down Royal

Red Wasp

8st 9lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

always towards rear, ridden and minor headway when short of room inside final furlong, soon no extra

12/1

7th

1

(6)

20th Apr 2022

Good

0m 5f 3y

17:45 Bellewstown

Red Wasp

10st 2lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

7/1

33/1

Form: 6090-

Last run: 206 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Didn't show all that much in four starts for John McConnell although modest late headway a few times in maidens; drops in trip for seasonal/yard bow.

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27th

13

(8)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Curragh

Carirose

9st 5lb

J: Shane Crosse

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

slowly away and lost many lengths start, soon recovered towards rear against far rail, minor headway when pushed along over 2f out, towards rear of midfield when ridden but no extra under 2f out, weakened final furlong

25/1

6

(7)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

15:30 Gowran Park

Carirose

9st 5lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

refused to race

6/1

5th

12

(16)

10th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 60y

14:25 Killarney

Carirose

9st 0lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

towards rear of midfield, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, not reach leaders

8/1

Form: 54500-

Last run: 160 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Won first time out last year at Killarney (1m, soft) in May and good fourth at Galway festival later in the summer; blinkers left off and trip looks too sharp but jockey booking a plus.

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2nd

12

(14)

31st Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:50 Galway

Angels Trumpet

9st 6lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Peter Fahey

Has had a good season; back-to-back wins over 1m at Gowran and second to Pimstrel over C&D (soft) in September; not a bad run when seventh in big field at the Curragh on Wednesday.

15/2

7th

4

(33)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Curragh

Angels Trumpet

9st 11lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Peter Fahey

in touch with leaders, going okay on near side of group over 2f out, ridden from 2f out, soon no impression

25/1

7th

7

(12)

10th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 60y

14:55 Killarney

Angels Trumpet

9st 6lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Peter Fahey

prominent, led after 1f, headed and prominent after 2f, ridden and led again 2f out, headed over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

7/2

12/1

Form: 27-735 D

Last run: 3 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Three-time AW winner and close fifth in first-time cheekpieces at Dundalk on Wednesday where, as is her wont, she was slowly away; has a fitness edge on some of her rivals and could give inexperienced claimer a good spin.

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7th

2

(3)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 2

15:00 Newcastle (AW)

Hodds Girl

9st 7lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Prolific winner at Dundalk, most recently a 7f handicap in January off 4lb lower; respectable efforts twice since but she'll do well to better last year's third in this race.

14/1

3rd

6

(3)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Hodds Girl

9st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Seven-time winner here including in January when gaining reward for a string of solid runs with a comfortable win over 7f; rarely competes over this trip and may struggle to reverse recent C&D form with Freescape.

7/1

4th

2

(6)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:05 Dundalk (AW)

Hodds Girl

10st 1lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

dwelt start, towards rear, headway under 2f out, pressed leaders 1f out, no extra when bit short of room inside final 110yds

100/30

40/1

Form: 009-

Last run: 211 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Huge prices in three maiden outings last term but showed a little bit of promise on second start; outsider on seasonal/handicap bow for trainer who also runs Carirose.

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4th

10

(2)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:35 Galway

Adhuil

9st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Has had 18 races, placed for only the second time a fortnight ago at Gowran; raised 4lb for finishing second to Rough And Tough franked the form the very next day at the same venue.

7/1

4th

10

(2)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:35 Galway

Adhuil

9st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Has had 18 races, placed for only the second time a fortnight ago at Gowran; raised 4lb for finishing second to Rough And Tough franked the form the very next day at the same venue.

7/1

20th
7 (9)
Aliyza

16/1

Form: 3766/

Last run: 551 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Didn't progress after promising 2yo debut for Dermot Weld; very long layoff to defy for new yard and tongue-tie tried for this reappearance.

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20th

7

(9)

26th Mar 2022

Yielding

0m 6f 0y

17:21 Curragh

Aliyza

9st 9lb

J: W J Lee

T: K J Condon

Didn't progress after promising 2yo debut for Dermot Weld; very long layoff to defy for new yard and tongue-tie tried for this reappearance.

16/1

11/1

Form: 04548-

Last run: 155 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

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.

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

11th

14

(10)

3rd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 50y

17:30 Sligo

Thunder Rain

9st 6lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Donal Hassett

slowly into stride, soon towards rear of midfield, bit short of room under 3f out, pushed along 2f out, outpaced and lost position when ridden and weakened over 1f out, no impression when switched right inside final furlong

25/1

17th

5

(21)

20th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Naas

Thunder Rain

9st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Donal Hassett

awkward start, always towards rear, pushed along 3f out, no impression from 2f out

33/1

Form: 779-

Last run: 236 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

First reserve; well-held in three maidens last year (1m/9f) for Eddie Lynam; seasonal/handicap debut for new yard.

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

4th

3

(4)

23rd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 31y

Class 6

16:25 Windsor

Andromedas Kingdom

9st 7lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

towards rear of midfield, shaken up from over 4f out

5/4

1st

1

(7)

20th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 100y

Class 6

13:50 Beverley

Andromedas Kingdom

9st 6lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

0-15 and unproven at the trip, and she's been very slowly away on all three starts for this yard; however, she did well to finish fourth in a Catterick classified (7f, good to soft) last month and is not ruled out.

15/2

4th

1

(14)

8th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

15:25 Catterick

Andromedas Kingdom

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Michael Appleby

Ex-Irish; 14-race maiden; has started very slowly and been well beaten over 6f on both outings for Mick Appleby; may improve for the step back up to 7f but needs to start better to have a chance.

8/1

Form: 18978-

Last run: 163 days

W: 9st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; longstanding maiden finally made the breakthrough with 7f wins at Fairyhouse and Leopardstown last summer; likely to need the run.

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

23th

19

(27)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Curragh

Cactus Tree

8st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

always towards rear, detached early, ridden over 3f out, kept on inside final furlong

25/1

6th

19

(21)

13th Oct 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Curragh

Cactus Tree

8st 13lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

in rear, ridden over 2f out, ran on final 110yds, never on terms

10/1

18

(13)

20th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 15y

14:35 Listowel

Cactus Tree

8st 12lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Third reserve; dual winner at this trip last year; bits and pieces of form this term, not discredited after slow start latest; 4lb wrong here so has it to do.

Form: 8/0-80 D

Last run: 57 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; fair 2yo form including victory in Naas claimer and C&D nursery second but little promise in recent AW starts.

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

16th

18

(1)

20th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:35 Curragh

Mass Gathering

8st 12lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: J G Murray

All her wins have come over sprint trips and still to convince over this far..

33/1

15th

9

(16)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 59y

17:50 Roscommon

Mass Gathering

9st 6lb

J: Calum Hogan

T: J G Murray

raced wide, midfield, pushed along and some headway over 2f out, ridden and weakened quickly over 1f out

33/1

12th

12

(2)

28th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Naas

Mass Gathering

8st 7lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: J G Murray

All her wins have come over sprint trips; 4lb wrong and has stamina to prove at this trip.

25/1

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