April 16 / 13.40 Cork

13.40 Cork

Soft

Welcome To The Racing Home For Easter Festival Maiden

  • Prize money: £6197.48
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 18 runners
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Welcome To The Racing Home For Easter Festival Maiden

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

2/1 (Won)

  • Win: £1.90
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 2-2 BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well-related sister to Gleneagles has two good runs in Curragh maidens to her name, notably last month under a positive ride when beaten by a potential Group filly over this trip; shouldn't be long in winning a maiden.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

16

(14)

16th Apr 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

13:40 Cork

Toy

9st 3lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

Well-related sister to Gleneagles has two good runs in Curragh maidens to her name, notably last month under a positive ride when beaten by a potential Group filly over this trip; shouldn't be long in winning a maiden.

2/1

2nd

20

(13)

26th Mar 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

14:31 Curragh

Toy

9st 3lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: A P O’Brien

Well-related sister to Gleneagles; ran a huge race on debut when runner-up in a 24-runner C&D fillies' maiden; yard's runners usually improve for their debut and that makes her the one to beat here.

7/4

2nd
12 (2)
Esculenta

9/2

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 623-3

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Pick of juvenile form when narrowly beaten over this trip at Punchestown and ran to a similar level of form on reappearance last month at Naas when third over 1m, despite not getting clearest of runs; drop back in trip here no problem and owner/trainer combination had a good maiden winner at Gowran during the week.
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

6

(16)

10th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:20 Gowran Park

Esculenta

9st 3lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

towards rear early, headway into midfield when pushed along briefly after 2f, pressed leaders on inner home turn, keeping on when ridden 2f out, went second and kept on from 1f out, no match for winner

8/1

6th

4

(8)

16th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:25 Curragh

Esculenta

9st 3lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

towards rear of midfield, pushed along and headway over 1f out, ran on well final 110yds, not reach leaders

12/1

5th

8

(6)

5th Jun 2022

Good

0m 6f 60y

14:30 Listowel

Esculenta

9st 3lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: J P Murtagh

took keen hold, soon towards rear, pushed along under 3f out, minor headway when ridden but no impression under 2f out, kept on

2/1

3rd
3 (12)
Culcor

7/2

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 4

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Invincible Spirit colt made eyecatching debut at the Curragh last month, coming from well off the pace to finish good fourth of 20 over this trip; bred to appreciate further but warrants maximum respect nonetheless.
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Verdict Starting price

1st

2

(4)

6th Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

13:45 Gowran Park

Culcor

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

started quickly, made all, pushed along when faced challenge from 3f out, ridden over 2f out, went clear over 1f out, pushed out

4/5

2nd

2

(6)

17th May 2022

Good

1m 0f 31y

17:25 Killarney

Culcor

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

6th

10

(4)

25th Apr 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:15 Naas

Culcor

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

7/1

OUR TIP

40/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Gutaifan colt a GBP22,000 yearling, is closely related to 6f Listed/7f Group 3 2yo winner Nations Alexander (RPR 104), half-brother to winners Shatharaat (7f; 91) and Nurse Dee (8.6f AW; 58); dam modest half-sister to 6f 2yo Group 2 winner Always Hopeful; newcomer likely all the better for the experience.
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10th

3

(17)

25th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:15 Galway

Band Width

9st 11lb

J: W J Lee

T: A Oliver

slowly away, in rear, ridden 2f out, some headway on outer over 1f out, made no telling impression

7/1

9th

10

(1)

7th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Limerick

Band Width

9st 5lb

J: Shane Crosse

T: A Oliver

raced in second and pressed leader, disputed lead halfway, ridden and outpaced inside final furlong, weakened inside final 110yds

33/1

5th
11 (13)
Dabana

11/2

Form: 328- BF

Last run: 237 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Pick of 3 juvenile starts when second in ordinary enough Navan fillies maiden over 1m; nowhere near that level on softer ground at Naas subsequently so legitimate ground concerns here.
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11th

5

(3)

28th Jun 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 60y

17:40 Roscommon

Dabana

9st 3lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

in rear early, minor headway after 2f, keeping on when nudged along from over 2f out, no impression when tenderly handled inside final furlong, never near to challenge

33/1

11/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Starspangledbanner colt is closely related to US 6.5f-1m Grade 1 winner Obviously (also Irish 7f; RPR 121) and half-brother to German 7.5f-1m2f winner Herr Juergensen; dam unraced half-sister to useful 7f-1m1f Flat/2m-2m2f hurdle winner Definite Spectacle; yard have begun the season in cracking form and any market support for this newcomer has to be noted.
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3rd

8

(7)

13th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 40y

18:10 Killarney

Relevant Range

8st 11lb

J: W J Lee

T: P Twomey

in touch with leaders, pushed along and prominent over 2f out, ridden and went second over 1f out, no extra and lost second final 110yds

8/1

3rd

2

(1)

11th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 20y

17:45 Killarney

Relevant Range

9st 5lb

J: W J Lee

T: P Twomey

started quickly, led, ridden when faced challenge over 2f out, headed over 1f out, soon no chance with winner, weakened and lost second towards finish

7/1

66/1

Form: 0

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Never sighted after slow start when a 50-1 shot on debut here 13 days ago; likely best watched for now.
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4th

16

(6)

5th Aug 2022

Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:55 Tipperary

A Shin Undine

8st 11lb

J: Mark Enright

T: J A Stack

pushed along briefly, soon held up in behind leaders, pushed along from over 3f out, lost position when bit short of room on inner home turn, headway when ridden under 2f out, briefly went third inside final 110yds, lost third final strides

6/1

6th

12

(2)

12th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 30y

17:30 Killarney

A Shin Undine

9st 3lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: J A Stack

prominent on inner, ridden under 3f out, briefly went fourth inside final furlong, no extra towards finish

14/1

Form: 7

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Some late headway into midfield on C&D debut 13 days ago under a 10lb claimer; improvement likely but plenty required to feature here.
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1st

14

(8)

29th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 98y

19:40 Galway

Flame Of Eire

9st 9lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

prominent, pushed along 2f out, ridden and went second over 1f out, led final 110yds, kept on, always doing enough

13/2

9th

8

(2)

7th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Flame Of Eire

9st 6lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

dwelt start, midfield, pushed along and headway from over 1f out, ridden and kept on final furlong, not reach leaders

10/1

5th

8

(1)

29th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:10 Tipperary

Flame Of Eire

9st 6lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

held up in behind leaders, pushed along when raced wide home turn, ridden under 2f out, no impression when lost fourth inside final 110yds, went fourth post

9/2

16/1

Form: 4-

Last run: 348 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Plenty green when shaping okay on debut in early season juvenile maiden last year when strong in the market; off the track since however and has been gelded; will need to improve to feature.
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9th

9

(1)

16th Apr 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

13:40 Cork

Theogony

9st 8lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

Plenty green when shaping okay on debut in early season juvenile maiden last year when strong in the market; off the track since however and has been gelded; will need to improve to feature.

16/1

Form: 8-8

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Recent C&D reappearance run a small step in the right direction but much more likely needed here in what appears a stronger maiden.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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7th

9

(9)

14th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 180y

20:20 Leopardstown

Rock Of Candy

9st 4lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

in touch with leaders, pushed along over 2f out, made challenge under 2f out, ridden and weakened from over 1f out

8/1

1st

1

(1)

11th Jul 2022

Good

1m 3f 35y

20:15 Killarney

Rock Of Candy

10st 0lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

prominent, pressed leaders when pushed along 3f out, bit short of room over 2f out, ridden from over 1f out, soon headway, led and ran on final 110yds

13/2

7th

3

(8)

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

17:25 Naas

Rock Of Candy

10st 0lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

towards rear, pushed along on outer over 3f out, ridden from over 2f out, kept on towards near side inside final furlong, never near to challenge (jockey said filly never travelled)

7/1

66/1

Form: 90-

Last run: 179 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well-held both starts in October maidens at long odds and eligible for a mark after this.
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14th

7

(13)

9th May 2022

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 70y

17:00 Roscommon

Fair Joe

9st 5lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

18

(17)

4th May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:20 Gowran Park

Fair Joe

9st 5lb

J: Killian Brophy

T: Mrs John Harrington

11th

5

(18)

16th Apr 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

13:40 Cork

Fair Joe

9st 8lb

J: Tom Madden

T: Mrs John Harrington

Well-held both starts in October maidens at long odds and eligible for a mark after this.

66/1

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Dark Angel newcomer out of a Listed-placed 7f winner; market likely best guide.
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Verdict Starting price

9th

3

(13)

14th May 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:35 Navan

Elmaftun

9st 8lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Kevin Prendergast

Unfancied when beaten 20l at Cork on debut; loads of progress needed.

12th

4

(11)

16th Apr 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

13:40 Cork

Elmaftun

9st 8lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Kevin Prendergast

Dark Angel newcomer out of a Listed-placed 7f winner; market likely best guide.

50/1

10

(9)

26th Sep 2021

Good

0m 7f 0y

13:00 Curragh

Elmaftun

9st 7lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Kevin Prendergast

Dark Angel newcomer out of a Listed-placed 7f winner; interesting.

16/1

50/1

Form: 08

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Midfield finishes in both starts this term and likely to be of more interest when tackling handicaps.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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8th

16

(1)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Pessoa

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: John Joseph Murphy

prominent, pressed leaders halfway, lost position when bit short of room and pushed along over 2f out, soon dropped to midfield and weakened

12/1

18

(5)

25th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:15 Galway

Pessoa

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: John Joseph Murphy

Reserve; 3lb out of the handicap proprt but improved run at Killarney would make this one interesting if he sneaks in.

Form: 0

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Wasn't beaten too far after a slow start on Naas debut last month, making some late inroads; probably best waiting for in handicaps.
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5th

8

(7)

29th Jun 2022

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

17:40 Tipperary

Mymomentintime

9st 3lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Miss Susan A Finn

slowly into stride, hung left and outpaced when in rear and pushed along soon after start, minor headway when ridden over 1f out, kept on towards far side inside final furlong, made no telling impression

12/1

9th

12

(10)

8th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:10 Cork

Mymomentintime

8st 7lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Miss Susan A Finn

prominent, ridden under 2f out, led narrowly over 1f out, headed and lost second but kept on inside final furlong

33/1

13th

8

(17)

6th May 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:30 Cork

Mymomentintime

9st 8lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Miss Susan A Finn

Held by Furnace Creel on Naas running and has struggled at this venue on a more recent run

Form: 0

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Never counted after slow start on Gowran debut 9 days ago; better for that experience but may still need more time.
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15th

2

(7)

16th Apr 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

13:40 Cork

Cambrian Hills

9st 8lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: John Joseph Murphy

Never counted after slow start on Gowran debut 9 days ago; better for that experience but may still need more time.

40/1

16th

2

(18)

7th Apr 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

15:55 Gowran Park

Cambrian Hills

9st 8lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: John Joseph Murphy

Same connections as Bantry and Pessoa; 30,000gns yearling out of unraced sister to useful winners; gelded; smart sire; may need more time; tough draw.

50/1

4

(7)

26th Oct 2021

Soft

0m 6f 0y

12:10 Curragh

Cambrian Hills

9st 7lb

J: Shane Crosse

T: John Joseph Murphy

Siyouni colt made 30,000gns as a yearling and is from a good family; unraced dam is a half-sister to Prix de Diane winner Star Of Seville; worth a market check on debut.

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Wootton Bassett filly, whose dam was a mid-distance maiden and sister to French Derby winner Intello among others; riding arrangements suggest she is the pick of the Harrington runners.
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5th

8

(19)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:20 Leopardstown

Three Laws

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

towards rear, ridden over 2f out, headway on outer over 1f out, kept on, not reach leaders

6/1

10

(5)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Three Laws

9st 3lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Showed promise in two maidens and a similar effort on handicap debut at Killarney last time; needs to squeeze out a bit more but dropped 1lb and should be involved; stable selected.

5/1

4th

3

(2)

11th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 20y

18:15 Killarney

Three Laws

9st 9lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

briefly led, headed but prominent soon after start, pressed leader when pushed along over 3f out, ridden to challenge over 2f out, outpaced under 2f out, kept on but no impression inside final 110yds

3/1

Form: 0-7

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
First reserve; recent Curragh run a definite step in the right direction but this is a stronger maiden so plenty on her plate.
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13th

12

(6)

3rd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 50y

18:00 Sligo

Madame Montgomery

9st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

bumped rival start, took keen hold, always towards rear, pushed along from over 3f out, ridden and no impression when raced wide under 2f out, eased towards finish

25/1

17th

17

(2)

6th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

20:30 Fairyhouse

Madame Montgomery

8st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

close up and pushed along briefly, led soon after start, headed but prominent after 1f, pressed leader when pushed along from 3f out, ridden when every chance over 2f out, outpaced under 2f out, soon weakened gradually

50/1

Form: 006-0

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; well held in recent C&D handicap and doesn't look good enough back in maiden company.
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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

18

(9)

16th Apr 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

13:40 Cork

Vincenzo Gamba

9st 8lb

J: James Ryan

T: D J Bunyan

Second reserve; well held in recent C&D handicap and doesn't look good enough back in maiden company.

12th

3

(13)

3rd Apr 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

14:37 Cork

Vincenzo Gamba

9st 10lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: D J Bunyan

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Payout
Exacta €57.00
Straight Forecast €42.20
Trifecta €168.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Toy

TOPSPEED:

Vincenzo Gamba

The Irish Sun:

Esculenta

RP Ratings (IRE):

Toy

POSTDATA:

Toy