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Racing Again May 4th Maiden (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5453.78
  • 1m 1f 130y
  • 16 runners
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Racing Again May 4th Maiden (Div II)

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

1st
15 (5)
Sultanov Swing

(Won)

  • Win: £2.10
  • Place: £1.10

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Second foal; half-sister to US 1m dirt winner American Dancer; dam placed 1m4f Listed (RPR 90), half-sister to US 1m4f Grade 3 winner Strathnaver; filly by top-class US sire who gets plenty of winners in Europe; unsold for 240,000Euros as a yearling; connections respected, so one to note in the market.

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6th

5

(5)

4th May 2022

Yielding

1m 1f 100y

18:20 Gowran Park

Sultanov Swing

9st 9lb

J: W J Lee

T: P Twomey

1st

15

(5)

13th Apr 2022

Good

1m 1f 130y

19:20 Gowran Park

Sultanov Swing

9st 4lb

J: W J Lee

T: P Twomey

Second foal; half-sister to US 1m dirt winner American Dancer; dam placed 1m4f Listed (RPR 90), half-sister to US 1m4f Grade 3 winner Strathnaver; filly by top-class US sire who gets plenty of winners in Europe; unsold for 240,000Euros as a yearling; connections respected, so one to note in the market.

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 4-

Last run: 175 days

W: 9st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

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0

5

5th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 6f 108y

14:30 Galway

Hallowed Star

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Just 7lb lower when bolting up in this race last year and went on to win over fences; did not get the run of the race in a 2m Flat handicap here on Wednesday; forecast rain will help and very likely to be a strong contender to follow up last year's success.

7/1

6th

6

(20)

2nd Aug 2023

Soft

2m 0f 110y

18:10 Galway

Hallowed Star

9st 13lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: John Joseph Hanlon

135-rated jumper; twice placed in Flat maidens; merits respect as three-time course winner over jumps; cheekpieces fitted now after a dismal run over hurdles at Cartmel.

12/1

12th

1

2nd Jul 2023

Good To Soft

2m 1f 46y

Class 2

14:40 Cartmel

Hallowed Star

12st 0lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: John Joseph Hanlon

raced in third

10/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 8/222

Last run: 56 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

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9th

10

(4)

25th Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

14:00 Curragh

Needle Lace

9st 0lb

J: W J Lee

T: K J Condon

towards rear, slightly hampered soon after start, pushed along from under 3f out, switched right when nudged along 2f out, minor headway when pushed along inside final furlong, never on terms (jockey said mare was impeded after half a furlong)

12/1

9th

26

(12)

20th May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Curragh

Needle Lace

8st 7lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: K J Condon

20/1

2nd

7

(8)

11th May 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:15 Gowran Park

Needle Lace

9st 4lb

J: W J Lee

T: K J Condon

Stays a good bit farther but enjoyed 1m when winning at Limerick latest; ran well here previously and should fit into handicaps seamlessly.

4th
3 (12)
Dancila

Form: 7/

Last run: 580 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Respectable effort on debut at Navan back in September 2020 over 1m2f; however, has been missing a long time and hard to know what to expect; market can guide.

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7th

6

22nd Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 125y

Class 2

14:40 Market Rasen

Dancila

11st 6lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

took keen hold, midfield, dropped to rear before 5th, headway after 3 out, ridden and weakening when mistake 2 out

9/2

1st

3

7th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 3

14:25 Newton Abbot

Dancila

11st 10lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Musselburgh winner on stable/hurdle debut but didn't really build on that in two subsequent novices; handicap debut and interesting to see how he fares in the betting against stablemate Valentino Dancer.

15/8

4

29th Apr 2023

Good

1m 7f 216y

Class 2

13:05 Sandown

Dancila

11st 5lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Useful Flat-racer; created pretty good impression on stable/hurdle debut at Musselburgh (1m7f, good) in February but has been held in two subsequent novice hurdles (both on good to soft) and will need to up his game to win a race this competitive on his handicap hurdle debut; tongue-tie added.

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Some decent hurdle runs, including when runner-up in a Thurles maiden last October; Flat-bred, so could be competitive here.

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5th

5

(3)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Tudor Manor

9st 9lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Patrick J Flynn

A 15-race maiden under all codes; off since September but made some late ground in a 1m2f handicap here two weeks ago; should go well.

10/1

8th

6

(7)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Tudor Manor

9st 12lb

J: Robyn Donaghue-Leahy

T: Patrick J Flynn

midfield

20/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Poor in three point-to-points but ran a stormer in a maiden hurdle here last month over 2m (hvy); unlikely that he has the pace for this trip.

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1st

3

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Ballycallan King

11st 6lb

J: Sean Cleary-Farrell

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

prominent, led going best and went clear before 2 out, ridden out

6/1

5th

5

5th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 52y

15:40 Thurles

Ballycallan King

11st 4lb

J: Sean Cleary-Farrell

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Has struggled in handicaps but much better form in maiden hurdles, runner-up four times and most recently decent fourth at Fairyhouse; more needed and blinkers now tried.

8/1

Form: 94-

Last run: 152 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Not disgraced in two of her three bumper starts and there was some encouragement from her Dundalk run last time; probably needs further.

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3rd

2

(2)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Gracesolution

10st 1lb

J: Shane Markey

T: Ross O’Sullivan

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, headway towards near side under 2f out, kept on inside final 110yds

13/2

3rd

2

(9)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Gracesolution

10st 1lb

J: Shane Markey

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Consistent mare; beaten a couple of lengths over 1m4f in November; ran okay in blinkers over 1m2f last time, visor tried here back at this trip.

12/1

Form: 4-9

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Modest in bumpers but some promise in a 7f Galway maiden last year; has to improve from his Curragh comeback, also over 7f but this trip will suit.

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9

31st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:07 Limerick

Rocket Carnival

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Showed little in bumpers early in his career, subsequent Flat form offers no encouragement.

33/1

11th

7

(4)

15th Aug 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:40 Dundalk (AW)

Rocket Carnival

9st 5lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

dwelt start, always towards rear, pushed along briefly from over 4f out, ridden and no impression under 2f out

10/1

6th

6

(6)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

14:55 Gowran Park

Rocket Carnival

9st 7lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

midfield, ridden and steady headway from 2f out, not pace to challenge

14/1

Form:

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ran green when beaten 13l in a 7f Curragh maiden last month; will have to improve plenty up in trip.

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7th

12

(4)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Scarriff

8st 11lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Rebecca Menzies

Ex-Irish maiden who missed a chunk of her career; much more like it when second to Midnight Lion (due to run in the 4.57) over C&D at 150-1 last Monday and holds leading claims if that's taken at face value.

6/1

2nd

12

(2)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

14:20 Newcastle (AW)

Scarriff

8st 7lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Rebecca Menzies

Displayed ability in Irish handicaps in 2022 but then absent until Southwell a fortnight ago, when tailed off after losing lots of ground at the start; probably best watched for now.

40/1

11th

6

(1)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

19:45 Southwell (AW)

Scarriff

9st 9lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Rebecca Menzies

Signs of ability in Ireland for John Joseph Murphy; last seen in competitive action at Cork (1m; sixth of 15) in September 2022; has found her way to Rebecca Menzies after a short spell (unraced) with Keith Dalgleish; prudent to consult the market for advice.

16/1

Form: 5

Last run: 84 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Beaten 13.5l on debut at Dundalk and will have to have improved since to play a part.

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18th

14

(7)

9th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 0y

20:15 Leopardstown

Trading Up

9st 4lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: W J Martin

towards rear and pushed along briefly, headway before halfway, in touch with leaders going okay on outer after halfway, pushed along to challenge from 3f out, went second and every chance over 2f out, ridden and hung left under 2f out, weakened 1f out

33/1

9th

11

(2)

20th Apr 2022

Good

1m 4f 27y

19:20 Bellewstown

Trading Up

9st 9lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: W J Martin

100/1

10th

9

(11)

13th Apr 2022

Good

1m 1f 130y

19:20 Gowran Park

Trading Up

9st 9lb

J: Willie Byrne

T: W J Martin

Beaten 13.5l on debut at Dundalk and will have to have improved since to play a part.

Form: 3-

Last run: 199 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Was no match for a classy sort on Curragh debut last year over 1m2f but there was plenty of merit in his run; faces nothing of that calibre here and yard is going well, so

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6th

13

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:10 Down Royal

Rick Dalton

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Cian Collins

Went close a number of times on the Flat for Ger Lyons and again ran with credit on both runs in Flat maidens for his current handler; interesting on his hurdles debut and worth a market check, but others look more likely.

25/1

Form: 090-0

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Has finished well beaten in four maidens and is well below the standard required.

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12th

2

(4)

13th Apr 2022

Good

1m 1f 130y

19:20 Gowran Park

Caruso King

9st 9lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: J H Scott

Has finished well beaten in four maidens and is well below the standard required.

18th

3

(17)

29th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:40 Navan

Caruso King

10st 7lb

J: Mark Gallagher

T: J H Scott

Very moderate form in three starts for Jessica Harrington last year; has been gelded and can only be watched on seasonal/yard debut.

250/1

Form:

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Beaten a long way on debut at the Curragh over 7f and will have to improve enormously.

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12th

11

(15)

14th Apr 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:40 Dundalk (AW)

Not Amused

8st 13lb

J: James Ryan

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

Has been shaping like her turn may not be far away this winter but all her best form is at 6f and she's drawn widest here.

16/1

14

(13)

24th Mar 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Not Amused

8st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

Hasn't been beaten far since tackling handicaps here lately but needs to pull out a bit more to get off the mark.

28/1

17

(11)

10th Mar 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Not Amused

8st 12lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

Third reserve; 11-race maiden but running okay over 6f here of late; not ruled out.

Form: 8-

Last run: 117 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Beaten 9.5l on debut at Dundalk over 1m back in December; clearly has to improve.

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8th

11

(17)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Ten To Ten

9st 1lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Luke Comer

Produced massive improvement with C&D third in December; showed that was not a fluke with second placing four weeks ago; closely matched with Hurrican Helen on that basis.

8/1

2nd

14

(17)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Ten To Ten

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Luke Comer

pressed leader, led towards near side over 1f out, headed towards finish

9/2

3rd

14

(9)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Ten To Ten

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Luke Comer

prominent

50/1

15th
16 (16)
Tonnta

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Sister to 1m2f Flat (RPR 78) and 2m hurdle winner Easca Peasca, half-sister to several other winners incl' smart History Note (7f 2yo; 108); dam 1m1f winner (80); by a dual-purpose sire; check market.

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12th

6

(5)

20th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

18:35 Curragh

Tonnta

10st 0lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: J G Coogan

200/1

15th

16

(16)

13th Apr 2022

Good

1m 1f 130y

19:20 Gowran Park

Tonnta

9st 4lb

J: Neve Bennett

T: J G Coogan

Sister to 1m2f Flat (RPR 78) and 2m hurdle winner Easca Peasca, half-sister to several other winners incl' smart History Note (7f 2yo; 108); dam 1m1f winner (80); by a dual-purpose sire; check market.

12th

14

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:25 Cork

Tonnta

11st 1lb

J: Ms R Boyd

T: J G Coogan

Born To Sea filly; half-sister to dual 2m hurdle winner Easca Peasca (RPR 123); dam a winner on the Flat; yard 0-5 in bumpers last five years; tongue-tie on.

33/1

Form: 2/47/0

Last run: 61 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Well-bred sort by Galileo was twice runner-up in 2yo maidens for Aidan O'Brien in 2019 but regressed as a 3yo; beaten 32l at Dundalk in February and serious questions to answer now.

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7th

1

(3)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

13:55 Tramore

Delta Dawn

10st 2lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Peter Fahey

in rear throughout

16/1

8th

6

(7)

24th Jun 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 70y

20:30 Limerick

Delta Dawn

9st 4lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: James Leavy

Runner-up twice at two for Aidan O'Brien but has shown nothing in three runs for this yard including on recent return from lay-off.

25/1

10th

13

(14)

16th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 5f 150y

19:25 Fairyhouse

Delta Dawn

9st 0lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: James Leavy

Shown very little in two runs since leaving Aidan O'Brien and has been off 335 days; wears first-time cheekpieces.

40/1

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Payout
Exacta €144.00
Straight Forecast €125.10
Trifecta €1877.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Needle Lace

The Irish Sun:

Sultanov Swing

SPOTLIGHT:

Rick Dalton

POSTDATA:

Needle Lace