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14:40 Limerick

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Limerick Racecourse Handicap

  • Prize money: £5453.78
  • 0m 6f 150y
  • 14 runners
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Limerick Racecourse Handicap

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

1st
14 (9)
Cnodian

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £8.60
  • Place: £2.70

Form: 0953-2

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Only beaten roughly 1l on her return at Fairyhouse last month and that rates as a career best; leniently left on the same mark and with the prospect of her coming on for that run, she should give another good account.

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19th

5

(20)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Cnodian

9st 12lb

J: Megan Telford-Kelly

T: W McCreery

Tends to travel well but risky now under inexperienced rider; looks ready for a drop back in trip after not finding much at the Curragh; cannot rule out.

10/1

8th

5

(9)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Cnodian

10st 0lb

J: Jessica Maye

T: W McCreery

travelled strongly, in touch with leaders

15/2

3rd

18

(15)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Curragh

Cnodian

9st 4lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

Goes well on soft, scoring at Limerick in June; needs to improve on recent form though.

16/1

14/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 7-8006

Last run: 3 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Best run of the campaign when beaten roughly 4l at Cork on Thursday; well treated on his form from the back end of last season if he can build on that and he handles cut in the ground.

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5th

4

(5)

18th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

15:08 Newcastle (AW)

Cleveleys

9st 13lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

led at steady pace, headed and raced in second over 3f out, ridden and every chance over 1f out, weakened gradually inside final 110yds

12/1

6th

2

(10)

14th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

16:19 Redcar

Cleveleys

9st 13lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

dwelt start, in touch with leaders up the centre, pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, soon no extra, 4th of 14 in group

13/2

4th

6

(6)

6th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 50y

Class 5

15:35 Ayr

Cleveleys

9st 8lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

towards rear, switched to near side over 3f out, not clear run and ridden under 3f out, short of room under 2f out, headway on outer over 1f out, no extra and tenderly handled final 110yds

8/1

16/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: -08836 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Didn't build on an encouraging placed effort at Cork when sixth of 11 behind some of these last week; no obvious excuses that day and while he's fairly consistent, he looks vulnerable to better handicapped sorts.

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1st

11

(16)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 160y

14:50 Sligo

Gegenpressing

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

started quickly, soon in touch with leaders, headway on near side of group from over 2f out, led and ridden over 1f out, soon clear, reduced lead towards finish, always doing enough

14/1

7th

17

(27)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Gegenpressing

8st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

3-37 on turf; on a long losing sequence but could be given an each-way chance following sixth of 20 over C&D last month.

9/1

Form: 2-3061

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Returned to form when gaining a first win at Listowel last week in first-time cheekpieces (retained); had some of these in behind and still not fully exposed, so while a 4lb rise demands a bit more, he can give another good account.

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1st

7

(12)

12th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 218y

Class 5

17:37 Thirsk

Grigadale

9st 9lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: David & Nicola Barron

made virtually all, switched left and on inner after 1f, pushed along and faced strong challenge from 2f out, ridden and briefly headed 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, led again final 110yds, gamely

9/2

1st

7

(4)

25th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 50y

Class 4

14:45 Ayr

Grigadale

9st 7lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: David & Nicola Barron

tracked leaders, pushed along over 2f out, soon outpaced and lost position, ridden over 1f out, switched right and rallied 1f out, made strong challenge and barged by rival inside final 110yds, finished 2nd, awarded race

13/2

4th

4

(5)

11th Jun 2022

Good

0m 6f 150y

14:40 Limerick

Grigadale

10st 0lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Jarlath P Fahey

soon led, ridden 2f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra towards finish

5/1

5th
12 (13)
Inventor

15/2

Form: 0-0533 BF

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Consistent so far this campaign and has worked his way back down to a workable handicap mark; hit the frame in his last couple of starts and one of these should fall his way at some point.

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10th

7

(12)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 160y

14:50 Sligo

Inventor

9st 1lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Gillian Scott

One of his two wins have come at this venue (6f); however, unplaced in five outings last year and he's been off 200 days.

25/1

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

14/1

Form: 4-0070

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Has come down a long way in the weights but his recent form has been low-key and his record on turf now stands at 1-33; most of his best turf form has come with some cut in the ground and that's in his favour at least.

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7th

11

(9)

10th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Arcanears

8st 13lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

Has been a fine servant over the years, winning five times here, including his first success at this trip last time; has to defy a 6lb rise but still respected.

9/2

1st

1

(8)

10th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Arcanears

10st 1lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: M Halford

towards rear, steady headway 2f out, soon short of room then squeezed through to challenge, ridden to lead from 1f out, ran on final 110yds

11/2

3rd

1

(6)

1st Feb 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:27 Dundalk (AW)

Arcanears

10st 2lb

J: W J Lee

T: M Halford

Fifth for the fourth race on the spin over 1m here a fortnight ago and shaped like a return to 7f would be fine last time; eased another 1lb and has a much better draw this time.

3/1

Form: 311-02

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Won three on AW over the winter and came on from her return with a staying on second at Listowel last week; had to circle the field and conceded first run to the winner so that run is worth upgrading; unproven on ground slower than good though.

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3rd

2

(4)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Theriverrunsdeep

10st 1lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Seamus G O’Donnell

midfield, headway on far side of group under 2f out, switched right and kept on final 110yds, no match for first two

5/1

20/1

Form: 808010

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Both wins have come in claimers, the latest at Sligo last month; beaten roughly 6l at Fairyhouse since back in handicap company and this mark is probably a bit beyond her.

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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

11/2

Form: 340-64 BF

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Beaten favourite at Listowel last week in behind Grigadale when failing to make all but only went down by half a length and a return to softer ground would be ideal if some rain arrived; should be involved again.

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12th

9

(7)

6th Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 198y

17:25 Bellewstown

Wee Pablo

9st 6lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: H Rogers

7f specialist down to a competitive mark but losing run goes back more than two years; wasn't beaten that far behind Sunset Nova at Down Royal last time in first-time visor so not one to rule out from a good draw (best forcing it).

12/1

7th

5

(3)

23rd Jun 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

20:15 Down Royal

Wee Pablo

9st 9lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: H Rogers

A 7f specialist who is down to a very competitive mark but losing run goes back more than two years and he hasn't shown enough in three runs for his new yard; wears first-time visor.

7/1

17

(15)

4th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:37 Listowel

Wee Pablo

9st 10lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: H Rogers

20/1

25/1

Form: -45755

Last run: 71 days

W: 9st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Three-time AW winner; 0-16 on turf but has gone close a couple of times; widest draw isn't ideal here and best form is over further.

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7th

14

(16)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Well Suited

8st 12lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: T J O’Mara

slowly into stride, in rear, headway when switched left under 2f out, kept on inside final 110yds, never on terms

12/1

9th

14

(11)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Well Suited

8st 12lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: T J O’Mara

took keen hold, held up in rear, midfield halfway, headway on outer 3f out, led over 2f out

8/1

Form: 400-05

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Showed little last season and struggling in claimers of late; hard to make a case for at present.

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10th

10

(4)

5th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Tammany Hall

8st 9lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Phil McEntee

Poor strike-rate; went close on his stable debut in August (6f, soft) and after three poor runs he offered a bit more when in midfield over 6f here on Saturday; others look stronger.

33/1

6th

10

(7)

30th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Tammany Hall

9st 3lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Phil McEntee

Poor strike-rate; went close in a weak race on his stable debut last month (6f, soft) but he's not beaten a rival in three runs since.

33/1

8th

8

(10)

21st Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 3y

Class 6

18:10 Yarmouth

Tammany Hall

8st 9lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Phil McEntee

1-36; did go close at Lingfield (6f, soft) on yard debut in August but has failed to beat a rival in two outings here since; visored first time.

20/1

Form: 415409

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Both wins have come on AW, the latest from 4lb lower in March; not at that level since returned to turf and might need to come down a bit further in the weights before he gets his head in front.

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10th

8

(13)

17th Feb 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Linus Larrabee

9st 12lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Edward Lynam

All four wins have come over C&D; narrowly denied a hat-trick here in November but below form twice since; the type to bounce back and this jockey gets on well with him.

15/2

8th

4

(11)

27th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Linus Larrabee

9st 13lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Edward Lynam

All four wins have come over C&D; can be slowly away and lost too many lengths at start over C&D last month but went close on his previous outing; risky given his starting antics but has the ability to defy this mark.

13/2

2

(10)

4th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Linus Larrabee

10st 2lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Edward Lynam

11/2

Form: 64100-

Last run: 334 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Lost his way following a Gowran win last summer and not seen since he was pulled up over hurdles on sole start for Denis Quinn; likely to need the run on debut for another new yard and probably high enough in the weights for now.

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13th

10

(11)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Devious Dreamer

9st 3lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Peter McCreery

Poor form for several different trainers since 2021 Gowran win, last of 14 here in March; readily discounted.

33/1

14th

5

(12)

10th Mar 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Devious Dreamer

9st 10lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Garry Caldwell

Shown very little since winning at Gowran in 2021 and was tailed off on yard debut when last seen; off 218 days and visor now tried.

33/1

10/1

Form: 042-

Last run: 183 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Improved with each run in trio of AW maidens and only beaten half a length when last seen in December; no chances taken with the opening mark though and might need this after six months off.

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13th

10

(10)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 6f 0y

14:30 Cork

Rose Of Malta

9st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: P F O’Donnell

Didn't go on from her initial AW promise as a 2yo but best run since was a 2nd over 7f in a handicap here last year; a repeat of that will see her go close and Keane aboard is a positive.

9/2

4th

11

(20)

6th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:40 Cork

Rose Of Malta

9st 4lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: P F O’Donnell

Maiden was a close second over C&D last year (heavy); beaten 5l on the round course here last time and down 5lb; needs her best.

16/1

8th

4

(14)

30th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:20 Cork

Rose Of Malta

9st 9lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: P F O’Donnell

Good chance on last year's form; free and not disgraced on return under this rider; could be ready to fire.

12/1

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Payout
Exacta €661.00
Straight Forecast €523.70
Tricast €3479.70
Trifecta €8598.00

Selections

The Irish Sun:

Rose Of Malta

RP Ratings (IRE):

Gegenpressing

SPOTLIGHT:

Cnodian

POSTDATA:

Grigadale