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Gowran Festival Of Speed August 21st Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5453.78
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Gowran Festival Of Speed August 21st Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.90
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 2224-1 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Several narrow defeats towards the end of last term and returned with a C&D success when making his debut for this yard last month; 3lb rise is a bit lenient and while he is poorly drawn, that was also the case last time.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

3

(8)

1st Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 7f 100y

14:40 Tipperary

Dunum

9st 7lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

midfield

5/1

2nd

4

(7)

9th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 72y

17:40 Leopardstown

Dunum

9st 13lb

J: W J Lee

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

took keen hold, prominent, soon went second, led over 1f out, clear final 110yds, kept on but headed towards finish

6/1

9/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 0-7833

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Back to form when beaten 1l behind Dunum over C&D last month; 3lb better off with that rival having been left on the same mark and has a better draw this time.

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No Results Found

20/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 4560-9

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Yet to hit the frame in 11 starts; best efforts have come over a bit further and hard to recommend after her low-key reappearance last month; engaged Limerick 2.40, Saturday.

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Verdict Starting price

5th

5

(6)

12th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Cork

Cool Leader

9st 2lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

dwelt start, pushed along briefly, in rear but in touch with leaders, pushed along from under 3f out, ridden over 2f out, soon minor headway, edged right over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong

25/1

9th

1

(14)

28th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 0y

15:55 Galway

Cool Leader

9st 7lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

ducked left start, towards rear, hampered over 5f out, some headway on inner home straight, no extra inside final furlong

100/1

1st

4

(10)

6th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

20:30 Fairyhouse

Cool Leader

9st 7lb

J: W J Lee

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

took keen hold, prominent, joined leaders going okay over 2f out, led under 2f out, soon pushed along, ridden and kept on well inside final furlong

9/2

25/1

  • Place: £6.20

Form: 048-00

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

14-race maiden; promise as a 3yo but hard to recommend on what he's shown since.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

(5)

12th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:15 Laytown

I Know I Can

10st 3lb

J: Daniel King

T: Fergal Birrane

started quickly, led narrowly, headed and lost second over 1f out, soon no extra, no match for first two

25/1

15th

10

(8)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 187y

16:35 Bellewstown

I Know I Can

9st 5lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Fergal Birrane

soon led, headed but prominent halfway, weakened quickly 2f out

25/1

Form: 0-72U3 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Not the force of old but still capable at this level and he gave a good account when only beaten 1l behind Corballis Flyer over C&D on Monday; up 3lb and still feasibly treated on last year's form but he's not the most consistent these days.

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10th

6

(2)

9th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Never Back Down

9st 5lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Useful performer in his pomp and a course winner; however, he's unreliable these days and has plenty to prove.

16/1

11th

3

(16)

2nd Nov 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Never Back Down

9st 10lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Formerly useful but none too reliable these days and he'll need to find plenty on his recent efforts, including form here.

14/1

9

(3)

14th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Never Back Down

9st 4lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Useful performer in his pomp but unrealiable these days and hard to recommend on these terms.

25/1

Form: 68851- D

Last run: 221 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark at the seventh attempt with a handicap success at Dundalk (1m) when last seen; nothing wrong with a 4lb rise but does need to prove he's as good on turf and he has been off 221 days.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14

(14)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Navan

Tara Power

9st 4lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Only a length away over this far at Dundalk last time but his strike-rate of 1-32 is offputting.

12/1

3rd

11

(9)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:50 Dundalk (AW)

Tara Power

8st 7lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Best form here has been over 1m, winning in 2001 and strong-finishing second in January (having missed the break); tardy start and left with plenty to do over this trip on latest; 9lb wrong here so lots to find.

16/1

Form: 050-01 CD

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Gained second career win with C&D success on Monday; front three pulled clear but a 9lb rise looks on the harsh side.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

1

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:35 Navan

Corballis Flyer

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

towards rear throughout, mistake 6th, tailed off

66/1

22th

3

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

12:45 Cork

Corballis Flyer

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Very experienced Flat performer with 2-34 record; in fair form during the summer, when placed over 7f at this venue and over 1m at Gowran; a long way below his best at Dundalk recently.

25/1

8/1

Form: 126-65 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Won on handicap debut at Dundalk in December and has held her form fairly well in defeat since; might have needed Monday's run when fifth of 16 over C&D behind some of these; should get closer here.

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Verdict Starting price

1st

11

(4)

12th Jul 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:20 Dundalk (AW)

Wychwood Whisper

9st 3lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

in touch with leaders early, towards rear of midfield after 2f, minor headway when pushed along towards far side over 2f out, soon ridden when pressed leaders, weakened 1f out, eased towards finish

4/1

8th

11

(13)

12th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

15:05 Gowran Park

Wychwood Whisper

9st 5lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

dwelt start, pushed along briefly, soon midfield, pushed along towards near side from 3f out, ridden over 2f out, no impression when badly hampered by faller inside final furlong

8/1

5th

5

(16)

6th Jun 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

14:55 Gowran Park

Wychwood Whisper

9st 8lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: M Halford

midfield, ridden over 2f out, minor headway when keeping on inside final furlong, never near to challenge

14/1

16/1

Form: 6-3654

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Six-race maiden; not beaten far in two 7f handicaps at Cork since switching to handicaps; return to further might help but the widest draw won't.

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Verdict Starting price

9th

9

(11)

27th Sep 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:55 Cork

Ballysax

9st 1lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: W T Farrell

never better than mid-division, pushed along briefly over 3f out, bit short of room and switched left under 3f out, ridden and no impression 2f out

40/1

9th

10

(19)

12th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

15:05 Gowran Park

Ballysax

9st 5lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: W T Farrell

towards rear of midfield, minor headway when pushed along towards near side over 2f out, ridden under 2f out, no impression when badly hampered by faller inside final furlong

16/1

4th

20

(4)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

18:40 Cork

Ballysax

8st 13lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: W T Farrell

14/1

20/1

Form: 70-0

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Modest form in trio of maiden starts and only beat one home in 13-runner Killarney maiden on return last month; hood now tried.

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No Results Found

Form: 5650-0

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Won 24-runner Naas handicap in August and back on the last winning mark following some lesser efforts; tenth of 13 beaten 11l on return last month; entitled to come on for that but not well drawn.

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Verdict Starting price

18

(13)

22nd May 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 100y

17:55 Roscommon

Indiana Rose

8st 12lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Patrick Martin

Third reserve; off since July and well beaten in three starts last year; others preferred.

12th

7

(2)

13th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 40y

19:10 Killarney

Indiana Rose

9st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Patrick Martin

prominent, ridden over 2f out, weakened final furlong

10/1

11th

13

(16)

12th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

15:05 Gowran Park

Indiana Rose

9st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Patrick Martin

slowly into stride, towards rear, minor headway when pushed along towards near side under 3f out, ridden from over 2f out, no impression when hampered by faller inside final furlong

16/1

Form: 8/650-

Last run: 228 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Didn't build on her maiden form when making her handicap debut at Dundalk when last seen; return to turf could be in her favour but might need the run after 228 days off; tongue-tie fitted.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

15th

10

(16)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

Rugadh Realta

9st 9lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: William Durkan

raced wide, held up in midfield, pushed along and dropped to rear over 4f out, struggling when switched right over 2f out, made no impression

20/1

12th

5

(14)

12th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

15:05 Gowran Park

Rugadh Realta

9st 9lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: William Durkan

towards rear, pushed along from under 3f out, keeping on when switched right 1f out, no impression when hampered by faller inside final furlong

22/1

10th

1

(1)

27th Oct 2021

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Rugadh Realta

10st 2lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: William Durkan

Fairly consistent in maidens and the assessor has given her a workable mark for handicapping; will improve if she settles better.

7/1

25/1

Form: 000-50

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Regressed since making his debut for this yard in December 2020; didn't build on his return when mid-field at Cork last time; back up in trip with first-time visor replacing cheekpieces; others preferred.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

16

(11)

22nd May 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 100y

18:25 Roscommon

Angel Palanas

9st 0lb

J: Dean Curran

T: Muredach Kelly

First reserve; rated 83 at one stage in Britain but nowhere near that level now.

16th

16

(14)

1st May 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Angel Palanas

8st 7lb

J: Jessica O’Gorman

T: Muredach Kelly

prominent, pushed along halfway, weakening when ridden and no impression over 2f out

20/1

8th

11

(8)

4th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Angel Palanas

9st 3lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Muredach Kelly

in touch with leaders, ridden from 3f out, no extra when hung left over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

20/1

100/1

Form: -U0900

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Very poor form since joining this yard and struggled back in handicap company last month.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

18

(9)

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

15:08 Naas

Forever My Girl

8st 12lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: J G Murray

ridden throughout, never better than mid-division, never going well

20/1

12th

9

(13)

17th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 150y

17:40 Limerick

Forever My Girl

9st 6lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: J G Murray

unruly beforehand, ridden and reminder early, went second after 2f, soon ridden, weakened from 3f out

50/1

14th

16

(3)

12th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

15:05 Gowran Park

Forever My Girl

8st 12lb

J: Joe Doyle

T: J G Murray

prominent on outer, lost position when pushed along over 3f out, soon weakened, dropped to last and eased when jockey looked down to see if something was amiss from 2f out, tailed off when switched left inside final furlong

100/1

Form: 688-14 CD BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

C&D winner on her return last month and while she was a beaten favourite here 19 days ago, it was a creditable effort having conceded first run to the winner; should be involved if there's pace on.

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13th

6

(8)

13th Jul 2022

Good

1m 3f 35y

19:40 Killarney

Hanbags N Gladrags

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: Andrew Kinirons

always towards rear, no impression from 2f out (jockey said filly hung left up the straight)

10/1

7

(6)

12th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

15:05 Gowran Park

Hanbags N Gladrags

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: Andrew Kinirons

dwelt start, pushed along briefly, in rear, pushed along briefly after 2f, nudged along from 3f out, soon headway, switched left 2f out, ridden over 1f out, keeping on and in touch with leaders when switched left and slipped up inside final furlong

7/1

4th

5

(7)

24th May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:20 Gowran Park

Hanbags N Gladrags

9st 10lb

J: W J Lee

T: Andrew Kinirons

Had four of today's rivals behind when winning over C&D 20-days ago; picked up well that day and a 7lb rise in the books could well be within her capabilities; favourites chance.

100/30

14/1

Form: 8006

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Ran okay when sixth of 16 on handicap debut last month and 4lb lower here; shorter trip not certain to suit though.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14th

7

(15)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

16:00 Gowran Park

Zaur

9st 5lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Michael Butler

in touch with leaders, pushed along under 4f out, weakened home turn

14/1

21

(8)

13th Oct 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Curragh

Zaur

9st 6lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Michael Butler

Got off the mark at the eighth attempt with a 7f Gowran success in July; this is now only his second attempt at this trip; others have stronger overall form; first reserve.

7th

8

(11)

31st Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

16:25 Gowran Park

Zaur

9st 7lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Michael Butler

led, headed but prominent halfway, ridden over 2f out, hung left over 1f out, soon weakened (jockey said gelding rolled around under pressure in the straight)

8/1

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Payout
Exacta €200.00
Straight Forecast €253.80
Tricast €1906.20
Trifecta €5407.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Everylittlestep

RP Ratings (IRE):

Hanbags N Gladrags

The Irish Sun:

Everylittlestep

POSTDATA:

Hanbags N Gladrags