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Welcome To The Racing Home For Easter Festival Maiden

  • Prize money: £6197.48
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 16 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
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

20

(6)

16th Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

14:55 Naas

Toy

9st 2lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: A P O’Brien

prominent, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and led narrowly over 1f out, kept on well, gamely

15/8

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
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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No / Draw
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Verdict Starting price

11th

4

(10)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 40y

18:20 Killarney

Esculenta

9st 9lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: R P Cody

Handicap winner off 84 at Gowran on penultimate start; found things too demanding in a Listed race at Navan and held by Giladah on that basis.

25/1

8th

4

(2)

11th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:40 Navan

Esculenta

9st 9lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: R P Cody

raced in second, lost second but prominent after 2f

16/1

1st

2

(5)

10th May 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

15:05 Gowran Park

Esculenta

9st 10lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: R P Cody

made all, shaken up under 2f out, ridden clear inside final furlong, much reduced lead towards finish, just did enough

3/1

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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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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8th

3

(14)

20th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

16:30 Redcar

Culcor

9st 12lb

J: David Nolan

T: David O’Meara

Sole win was in an Irish maiden 16 months ago but he's very well treated on his best form and was back on track with a good third at Leicester (7f, good to soft) ten days ago; same mark now back down in grade; in the mix.

10/1

3rd

6

(6)

10th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:07 Leicester

Culcor

9st 9lb

J: David Nolan

T: David O’Meara

in touch with leaders, pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, briefly went second inside final 110yds, weakened towards finish, just held third

14/1

10th

2

(12)

25th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

16:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Culcor

10st 0lb

J: Neil Callan

T: David O’Meara

Won 7f maiden in Ireland as 3yo; modest form in 7f and 1m handicaps for both yards in Britain, despite dropping down the weights; switches to AW under a cloud but from an excellent family and his dam won her only AW start so not impossible he will improve; visor refitted.

12/1

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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7th

7

(16)

7th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Band Width

9st 6lb

J: W J Lee

T: A Oliver

raced freely, midfield, ridden and headway over 1f out, ran on well inside final furlong, not reach leaders

13/2

2nd

9

(6)

27th Sep 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:20 Cork

Band Width

9st 3lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: A Oliver

held up in midfield, headway going okay on near side of group over 2f out, made strong challenge when ridden inside final furlong, disputed lead towards finish, headed post

4/1

1st

8

(3)

13th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 200y

14:35 Punchestown

Band Width

9st 11lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: A Oliver

prominent on outer, carried left after 2f, went second going okay under 2f out, pushed along to challenge inside final furlong, ridden to lead and kept on well inside final 110yds

3/1

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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10th

4

(17)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Dabana

9st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

1m winner on the AW and has threatened in a turf handicap over this far; however, at 66-1 she was beaten a long way on stable debut at Navan (1m5f) so something to prove now.

50/1

15th

12

(13)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:35 Navan

Dabana

9st 7lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Dundalk maiden winner over 1m for Mark Fahey and a good third in a Sligo handicap after that; debuts for John McConnell here and probably best watched after four months off.

25/1

8th

11

(2)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Dabana

9st 1lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Mark Fahey

Course winner over 1m at the start of the year; reportedly hung left throughout but didn't run badly in a 1m2f handicap here last month; others preferred.

14/1

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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7th

4

12th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

13:35 Killarney

Relevant Range

11st 12lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Gillian Scott

Fair Flat handicapper at his best, albeit just 1-20; beaten 18l in a Ballinrobe maiden hurdle on debut in this sphere five days ago, so lots of improvement needed.

20/1

66/1

Form:

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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No Results Found

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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9th

3

(9)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Flame Of Eire

9st 4lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Andrew Slattery

towards rear of midfield

12/1

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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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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5th

4

24th Feb 2023

Good

2m 0f 161y

Class 4

15:45 Exeter

Elmaftun

10st 4lb

J: David Noonan

T: Nigel Hawke

raced freely, led, ridden and edged right before 3 out, soon headed, weakened after 3 out

9/1

8th

5

(5)

27th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Lingfield (AW)

Elmaftun

9st 6lb

J: Taylor Fisher

T: Nigel Hawke

Has achieved little in three races on the Flat and three over hurdles; possible improver now handicapping in first-time tongue-tie but holds weak form claims as things stand.

25/1

8th

3

4th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

13:30 Hereford

Elmaftun

11st 0lb

J: Tom Buckley

T: Nigel Hawke

/Well beaten in three Flat starts; tailed off on hurdle debut and when falling at Market Rasen last month; stable also runs Just Another One.

100/1

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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3rd

8

(4)

16th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Pessoa

9st 5lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Adrian Wintle

Four course wins over the past two winters, three of them over 7.2f; has little wiggle room off this mark (4lb higher than when last successful) and was below par last time but gives his trainer, who also saddles Soi Dao, a decent hand.

6/1

5th

4

(5)

6th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Pessoa

9st 9lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Adrian Wintle

Ran creditably three weeks ago when bidding for a C&D hat-trick, taking overall form figures over 7f here to 12112; very solid contender kept to optimum scenario, for all that he remains on career-high mark.

3/1

Form:

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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8th

12

(8)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

16:30 Curragh

Mymomentintime

8st 7lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Miss Susan A Finn

never better than midfield

12/1

5th

12

(10)

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

16:40 Cork

Mymomentintime

8st 7lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Miss Susan A Finn

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, disputing third 1f out, weakened final 110yds

33/1

Form:

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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8

(14)

16th Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Naas

Three Laws

9st 10lb

J: Alan Glynn

T: Mrs John Harrington

Is 0-6 and well below form in a maiden last month on her first try on soft ground; return to handicap company will help but others preferred.

16/1

12th

16

(11)

17th Sep 2022

Soft

1m 1f 100y

17:05 Gowran Park

Three Laws

9st 3lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

towards rear of midfield, pushed along 3f out, ridden 2f out, soon no impression

4/1

2nd

7

(6)

1st Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 136y

16:20 Clonmel

Three Laws

9st 3lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

in touch with leaders on outer, niggled along briefly after 1f, pushed along from over 2f out, soon headway towards near side, keeping on when ridden over 1f out, went second but no chance with winner towards finish

13/2

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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10th

11

(3)

1st Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 136y

17:20 Clonmel

Madame Montgomery

8st 13lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: T G McCourt

dwelt start, pushed along briefly, in rear and detached throughout, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and no extra over 2f out

20/1

9th

14

(16)

15th Aug 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:40 Dundalk (AW)

Madame Montgomery

8st 7lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: T G McCourt

soon towards rear, outpaced when pushed along from 4f out, dropped to last and became detached when ridden over 3f out, ran on inside final furlong, nearest finish

33/1

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

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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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

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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