May 24 / 19.50 Gowran Park

19.50 Gowran Park

Yielding

Gowran Park Handicap

  • Prize money: £5701.68
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 19 runners
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Gowran Park Handicap

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

OUR TIP

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.90
  • Place: £2.00

Form: 73-683

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
First-time visor brought about improvement in C&D handicap 13 days ago, coming from good bit back after meeting trouble in running more than once; only a neck to find with Eighty Eight on that run and likely major player.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

4

(6)

5th Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

15:05 Listowel

Bells On Her Toes

9st 5lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

towards rear but in touch with leaders, pushed along over 2f out, bit short of room under 2f out, ridden and kept on but no impression when intimidated by rival inside final furlong, not pace to challenge

9/1

1st

6

(11)

24th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Bells On Her Toes

9st 10lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

First-time visor brought about improvement in C&D handicap 13 days ago, coming from good bit back after meeting trouble in running more than once; only a neck to find with Eighty Eight on that run and likely major player.

13/2

12/1

  • Place: £6.60

Form: 46-90

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Testing conditions may not have been ideal on recent handicap debut at Roscommon; remains potential improver back on better ground and interestingly champion jockey takes over.
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2nd

16

(15)

24th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Bantry

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: John Joseph Murphy

Testing conditions may not have been ideal on recent handicap debut at Roscommon; remains potential improver back on better ground and interestingly champion jockey takes over.

12/1

12/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 724-06

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Went close in nurseries last year and looked as if this trip would suit when finishing well against her elders on latest; has fair share of weight though.
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5th

6

(1)

5th Jun 2022

Good

0m 6f 60y

14:30 Listowel

Coumshingaun

9st 3lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

soon led, joined when pushed along over 2f out, headed under 2f out, ridden and weakened gradually from over 1f out, lost fourth towards finish

2/1

3rd

2

(6)

24th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Coumshingaun

9st 11lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Went close in nurseries last year and looked as if this trip would suit when finishing well against her elders on latest; has fair share of weight though.

12/1

Form: 333-19

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
First attempt at this trip, having won 5f maiden at Tipperary last month before never counting in Naas premier handicap from a high draw under inexperienced claimer; regular rider back aboard here but drawn again hasn't been kind.
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13th

3

(10)

29th Jun 2022

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

17:40 Tipperary

Messa Concertata

9st 11lb

J: Tom Kiely Marshall

T: Joseph G Murphy

dwelt start, slightly awkward start, soon recovered towards rear of midfield, ridden 2f out, no impression when switched left over 1f out, soon weakened (jockey said that his mount missed the break from the stalls; vet reported the animal to be post race normal)

8/1

2nd

4

(8)

21st Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 170y

18:10 Sligo

Messa Concertata

9st 3lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph G Murphy

started quickly, led narrowly, faced challenge when ridden over 1f out, kept on well but headed towards finish, no match for winner

9/2

4th

4

(18)

24th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Messa Concertata

9st 11lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph G Murphy

First attempt at this trip, having won 5f maiden at Tipperary last month before never counting in Naas premier handicap from a high draw under inexperienced claimer; regular rider back aboard here but drawn again hasn't been kind.

9/1

Form: 00-60

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
First reserve; some late headway on recent handicap here (1m), will need to be racing much handier here dropped in trip.
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15th

8

(10)

30th Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 198y

17:10 Bellewstown

The Rabbit Catcher

9st 7lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: T G McCourt

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

16/1

11th

24

(8)

9th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:45 Leopardstown

The Rabbit Catcher

8st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

midfield, pushed along when short of room and hampered over 3f out, ridden under 2f out, kept on but no impression inside final furlong (jockey said filly was badly hampered twice in this race)

14/1

5/1

Form: 07-022 BF

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Two good recent runs here make him a genuine contender despite high draw; may struggle to confirm latest form with Bells On Her Toes however.
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9th

8

(12)

28th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 2f 44y

18:40 Roscommon

Eighty Eight

9st 3lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

held up in rear, not clear run and ridden over 2f out, made no telling impression

6/1

1st

6

(8)

12th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 1f 100y

16:15 Gowran Park

Eighty Eight

9st 3lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: J P Murtagh

steadied start, soon held up in rear, headway going okay towards far side from over 2f out, led when ridden over 1f out, ran on final 110yds

4/1

6th

3

(14)

24th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Eighty Eight

9st 11lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Two good recent runs here make him a genuine contender despite high draw; may struggle to confirm latest form with Bells On Her Toes however.

5/1

16/1

Form: 001-78

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Awarded Dundalk nursery last November, just okay efforts on softer ground in handicaps; mark still looks a bit on the high side; may appreciate this better ground.
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7th

13

(2)

24th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

El Valle

9st 5lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Kevin Prendergast

Awarded Dundalk nursery last November, just okay efforts on softer ground in handicaps; mark still looks a bit on the high side; may appreciate this better ground.

16/1

8th

10

(16)

17th May 2022

Good

1m 0f 31y

18:55 Killarney

El Valle

9st 5lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Kevin Prendergast

Showed a bit of promise in maidens and made a winning handicap debut (finish second and promoted) over 6f at Dundalk in November; might have needed her return to turf last month and another to consider.

16/1

10/1

Form: 22-885

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Won 6f handicap at the Curragh for Michael Mulvaney last summer and has failed to build on it since; wasn't beaten too far over C&D 13 days ago when staying on at the finish from a wide draw so not one to rule out here from a kinder draw.
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1st

1

(8)

20th Jun 2022

Good

1m 1f 125y

18:15 Ballinrobe

Arch Enemy

10st 0lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Patrick Magee

pushed along briefly, towards rear of midfield, headway 3f out, soon switched left and pushed along, went second when ridden 1f out, soon hung right, joined leader towards finish, led final stride

10/1

17th

8

(25)

16th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 1f 70y

19:20 Leopardstown

Arch Enemy

9st 6lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Patrick Magee

always towards rear, ridden and no impression 2f out

16/1

4th

1

(14)

6th Jun 2022

Good

1m 1f 100y

17:15 Gowran Park

Arch Enemy

10st 0lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Patrick Magee

dwelt start, towards rear, headway into midfield on outer over 3f out, ridden towards near side when hung right over 2f out, soon challenging, briefly led over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra towards finish, lost two places final strides

14/1

14/1

Form: 71-657 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Dundalk winner over this trip over the winter and entitled to come on for last month's comeback run at same venue; on a fair mark so don't rule out but wide draw a negative.
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7th

4

(1)

20th Jun 2022

Good

1m 1f 125y

18:15 Ballinrobe

Drish Melody

9st 7lb

J: Joe Doyle

T: Donal Commins

led narrowly or disputed lead early, prominent over 4f out, pressed leader when pushed along under 3f out, ridden and weakened gradually from under 2f out

6/1

5th

4

(16)

4th Jun 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:56 Listowel

Drish Melody

9st 11lb

J: Joe Doyle

T: Donal Commins

prominent, short of room and switched right 2f out, soon ridden and outpaced, kept on inside final furlong

20/1

9th

14

(19)

24th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Drish Melody

9st 3lb

J: Joe Doyle

T: Donal Commins

Dundalk winner over this trip over the winter and entitled to come on for last month's comeback run at same venue; on a fair mark so don't rule out but wide draw a negative.

14/1

25/1

Form: 088-0

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Never sighted on recent handicap debut at the Curragh (6f); upped in trip now but of limited appeal.
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1st

14

(1)

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

15:08 Naas

Man Is King

9st 3lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Sean Byrne

midfield, ridden over 2f out, soon steady headway towards far side, led inside final furlong, kept on strongly

20/1

10th

18

(11)

10th Jun 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Fairyhouse

Man Is King

9st 4lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Sean Byrne

midfield, bit short of room when switched right and pushed along over 2f out, soon no impression

9/2

10th

15

(5)

24th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Man Is King

9st 3lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Sean Byrne

Never sighted on recent handicap debut at the Curragh (6f); upped in trip now but of limited appeal.

25/1

Form: -95168 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Dundalk winner in February has struggled a bit off revised mark, though not clearest of runs over C&D 13 days ago; good bit to find with a couple of today's rivals all the same.
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11th

7

(7)

24th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Patrick Street

9st 9lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Patrick Martin

Dundalk winner in February has struggled a bit off revised mark, though not clearest of runs over C&D 13 days ago; good bit to find with a couple of today's rivals all the same.

12/1

8th

2

(1)

11th May 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

14:10 Gowran Park

Patrick Street

9st 13lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

6th

1

(7)

25th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Patrick Street

10st 0lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

Clearly a shade well-in when winning nicely on handicap debut over 7f on recent course visit, 7lb hike in the books but has a talented 7lb claimer onboard, which looks a shrewd move; no miles on the clock and likely to have plenty more in the tank.

7/4

Form: 669

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Hasn't shown his hand in 3 maidens this spring, although has indicated ability; interesting jockey booking now for handicap debut and potential improver.
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8th

8

(16)

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

15:08 Naas

Zaghraf

9st 9lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

in touch with leaders, pushed along over 2f out, slightly hampered under 2f out, weakened gradually inside final furlong

4/1

12th

11

(10)

24th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Zaghraf

9st 6lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Hasn't shown his hand in 3 maidens this spring, although has indicated ability; interesting jockey booking now for handicap debut and potential improver.

14/1

Form: 895-43

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Best form is over shorter trips, notably at Sligo last time when raised a whopping 14lb after finishing third in 6f handicap; not sure the return to this trip will suit however and career-best needed off this mark.
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10th

6

(18)

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

15:08 Naas

Gallow Hill

9st 9lb

J: J Cleary

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

midfield, ridden from over 2f out, soon no extra

12/1

8th

3

(16)

1st Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 3y

19:30 Bellewstown

Gallow Hill

9st 13lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

midfield on outer, ridden 2f out, no impression when hung right under 2f out, kept on inside final 110yds

8/1

4th

8

(6)

21st Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 170y

18:10 Sligo

Gallow Hill

8st 12lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

took keen hold, prominent, joined leader 2f out, soon pushed along, ridden over 1f out, no extra when lost second inside final furlong, weakened and lost third towards finish

6/1

14/1

Form: 67-550

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 66

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

15th
1 (12)
Observing

8/1

Form: 306

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Nice bit of improvement last time at Leopardstown under a positive ride; hooded now and top-weight one to consider on handicap debut with notable jockey booking.
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21th

20

(7)

24th Jun 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:53 Curragh

Observing

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: R P Cody

towards rear of midfield, pushed along under 3f out, no impression towards far side under 2f out

8/1

15th

1

(12)

24th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Observing

9st 12lb

J: W J Lee

T: R P Cody

Nice bit of improvement last time at Leopardstown under a positive ride; hooded now and top-weight one to consider on handicap debut with notable jockey booking.

8/1

6th

6

(3)

8th May 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

13:50 Leopardstown

Observing

9st 8lb

J: Ben Coen

T: R P Cody

Went very close first time out at Dundalk; failed to build on that run at Limerick, and appears held by Schiele (third) and All In The Mind (fifth) on that basis.

Form: 59-087

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; continues to struggle in handicaps and although 9lb below opening mark remains of little appeal.
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16th

16

(13)

8th Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

20:10 Cork

Mister Tiddlywinks

9st 1lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Patrick Martin

in touch with leaders, lost position and bit short of room when pushed along under 3f out, towards rear of midfield when switched left over 2f out, ridden under 2f out, no impression when switched right 1f out, eased towards finish

13/2

18

(8)

24th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Mister Tiddlywinks

8st 13lb

J: James Ryan

T: Patrick Martin

Second reserve; continues to struggle in handicaps and although 9lb below opening mark remains of little appeal.

7th

1

(17)

17th May 2022

Good

0m 5f 172y

17:40 Sligo

Mister Tiddlywinks

9st 12lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Patrick Martin

Form: 5233- BF

Last run: 272 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Expensive to follow in 4 starts in Britain last summer at today's trip, beaten favourite latter 2 at Brighton and Lingfield; bought for 6,000gns at Tattersalls Horses In Training Sale; can be keen and tongue tie tried for Irish debut.
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10

(17)

24th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Unexpected Arrival

9st 7lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: J Larkin

Expensive to follow in 4 starts in Britain last summer at today's trip, beaten favourite latter 2 at Brighton and Lingfield; bought for 6,000gns at Tattersalls Horses In Training Sale; can be keen and tongue tie tried for Irish debut.

16/1

Form: 32-00

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Maiden 2yo form solid but two runs this year have been disappointing, not looking to get home over 1m latest; drops back in trip here with cheekpieces fitted.
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14th

17

(5)

29th Jun 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 100y

18:40 Tipperary

Princess Azure

9st 1lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

dwelt start, towards rear and pushed along briefly early, headway into midfield after 1f, in touch with leaders when raced wide and pushed along home turn, ridden and no extra under 2f out, soon weakened

12/1

5

(3)

24th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Princess Azure

9st 11lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Maiden 2yo form solid but two runs this year have been disappointing, not looking to get home over 1m latest; drops back in trip here with cheekpieces fitted.

14/1

13th

16

(5)

23rd Apr 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

15:24 Limerick

Princess Azure

8st 9lb

J: Tom Madden

T: Mrs John Harrington

Form: -62324 BF

Last run: 42 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; consistent on the polytrack over the winter, although a little below best last month; on a competitive mark returning to turf.
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6th

10

(1)

21st Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 170y

18:45 Sligo

Cherry Bloom

8st 10lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Gillian Scott

dwelt start, pushed along briefly, in rear, switched left under 3f out, minor headway when ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final 110yds, never on terms

50/1

2nd

6

(2)

27th May 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

19:20 Fairyhouse

Cherry Bloom

9st 5lb

J: W J Lee

T: Gillian Scott

9/4

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Payout
Exacta €1219.00
Straight Forecast €1380.10
Tricast €4957.40
Trifecta €11473.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Eighty Eight

RP Ratings (IRE):

Observing

SPOTLIGHT:

Bells On Her Toes

TOPSPEED:

Cherry Bloom

The Irish Sun:

Eighty Eight