July 17 / 17.30 Curragh

17.30 Curragh

Good

Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series

  • Prize money: £49.58
  • 1m 4f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.90
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 07-665 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 12st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Admirable veteran but four years since his last win and hard to see that changing here.
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3rd

2

(11)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 7f 0y

20:25 Leopardstown

Takarengo

10st 1lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Thomas Mullins

dwelt start, pushed along briefly, soon prominent on outer, raced in second after 2f, joined leaders 4f out, ridden when pressed leader over 2f out, kept on well but held inside final furlong, lost second towards finish

7/1

1st

5

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Curragh

Takarengo

12st 7lb

J: Jane Davis

T: Thomas Mullins

Admirable veteran but four years since his last win and hard to see that changing here.

7/1

5th

4

(6)

7th Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 0y

20:30 Leopardstown

Takarengo

11st 12lb

J: Mr C Mullins

T: Thomas Mullins

dwelt start, always towards rear, pushed along briefly on outer under 4f out, dropped to last when nudged along under 3f out

25/1

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.90
  • Place: £2.30

Form: -U0896 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 12st 0lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Jumper not quite the force of old and making belated Flat debut.
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1st

6

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Curragh

Benkei

12st 0lb

J: Michelle O’Brien

T: H Rogers

Jumper not quite the force of old and making belated Flat debut.

7/1

7th

6

(8)

7th Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 0y

20:30 Leopardstown

Benkei

11st 5lb

J: Miss M Walsh

T: H Rogers

held up in behind leaders, prominent in chasing group but still plenty to do when pushed along over 2f out, ridden when went modest third and kept on but no chance with winner inside final furlong

20/1

9th

15

(19)

9th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 0y

20:15 Leopardstown

Benkei

9st 2lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: H Rogers

prominent, led narrowly over 4f out, ridden when hard pressed over 2f out, headed and weakened 1f out

12/1

40/1

  • Place: £8.00

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

11 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Poor run at Cartmel last month and has rejoined original yard; C&D fourth last October offers hope.
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2nd

12

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Curragh

The West’s Awake

12st 0lb

J: Joan Tyner

T: E J O’Grady

Poor run at Cartmel last month and has rejoined original yard; C&D fourth last October offers hope.

40/1

7th

1

1st Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

19:45 Wexford

The West’s Awake

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: E J O’Grady

prominent, briefly went second 3 out, ridden and weakened quickly before 2 out

12/1

10th

9

27th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 50y

19:05 Punchestown

The West’s Awake

10st 4lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: E J O’Grady

Form:

Last run:

W:

— yo

OR:

Form & Verdict
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No Results Found

Form: -74451

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; veteran hasn't shown any form for some time.
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8

(8)

5th Aug 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 115y

20:25 Tipperary

Whatcouldhavebeen

10st 12lb

J: Miss A Fahey

T: Jarlath P Fahey

Got off the mark at the eighth time of asking in C&D handicap in May (yielding to soft); good run off 6lb higher when fourth at Galway (2m) nine days ago; another 1lb to contend with here and no surprise if right there again.

10/1

4th

22

(19)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

2m 0f 110y

20:20 Galway

Whatcouldhavebeen

9st 0lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jarlath P Fahey

in touch with leaders, pushed along and headway on outer 2f out, ridden disputing second over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

4th

16

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Curragh

Whatcouldhavebeen

11st 9lb

J: Laura Bennett

T: Jarlath P Fahey

Second reserve; veteran hasn't shown any form for some time.

40/1

Form: 6238- BF

Last run: 259 days

W: 12st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Talented hurdler with fair Flat form from limited campaign; big player.
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6th

7

(16)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

2m 0f 110y

20:20 Galway

Duffle Coat

9st 13lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

towards rear of midfield, ridden over 2f out, switched right and kept on well inside final furlong, not reach leaders

10/1

5th

2

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Curragh

Duffle Coat

12st 7lb

J: Miss F M Dowling

T: Gordon Elliott

Talented hurdler with fair Flat form from limited campaign; big player.

15/8

2

22nd Jan 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

13:40 Navan

Duffle Coat

11st 8lb

J: Davy Russell

T: Gordon Elliott

Unbeaten in four starts over hurdles as a juvenile, including a Cheltenham Grade 2 event; twice placed on Flat year; did not jump well at this venue on handicap debut and first try at 3m; again down the field in Pertemps qualifier at Leopardstown; drop in trip may help.

8/1

Form: -05550 CD

Last run: 47 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Useful sort on Flat and over hurdles; latest run well below best but not one to rule out.
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6th

9

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Curragh

Made For Minds

12st 0lb

J: Laura Burnett

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Useful sort on Flat and over hurdles; latest run well below best but not one to rule out.

12/1

17th

2

(13)

31st May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 4f 110y

19:45 Tipperary

Made For Minds

10st 1lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

prominent, led after 2f, ridden 3f out, soon headed, weakened from under 2f out, eased inside final furlong

10/1

5th

3

(14)

13th May 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:00 Leopardstown

Made For Minds

9st 12lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Form: 1/004-

Last run: 264 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
Some fair form in good ground bumpers last summer and recent spin on the Flat but still hard to fancy.
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7th

13

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Curragh

Vermilion Cliffs

12st 0lb

J: Peter O’Reilly

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Some fair form in good ground bumpers last summer and recent spin on the Flat but still hard to fancy.

7/1

7th

7

1st Jun 2022

Good

2m 6f 31y

Class 4

14:40 Cartmel

Vermilion Cliffs

11st 6lb

J: William Shanahan

T: James Moffatt

chased leaders, not fluent 2nd, niggled along after 4th, soon dropped to midfield, ridden 5 out, soon dropped to rear, well beaten but stayed on after 2 out

16/1

3rd

19

30th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 0y

18:35 Punchestown

Vermilion Cliffs

12st 0lb

J: Aisling Noone

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Won Dundalk maiden for Aidan O'Brien; well below that form when last seen on the Flat and modest level over hurdles this term.

Form: /08-94

Last run: 17 days

W: 12st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Useful Flat sort for Joseph O'Brien in 2020 but has been poor for this yard since; not out of it on ratings but hard to fancy.
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8th

1

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Curragh

Choice Of Mine

12st 7lb

J: Craig Kileff

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Useful Flat sort for Joseph O'Brien in 2020 but has been poor for this yard since; not out of it on ratings but hard to fancy.

12/1

4th

3

(6)

30th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 24y

20:30 Bellewstown

Choice Of Mine

11st 0lb

J: Mr R L McCrory

T: John Joseph Hanlon

disputed lead, lost two places after 4f, weakened gradually from 5f out

25/1

9th

1

(5)

17th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 1f 0y

20:30 Limerick

Choice Of Mine

10st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: John Joseph Hanlon

midfield, pushed along over 3f out, weakened then eased home straight (jockey said that his mount never travelled)

25/1

Form: 89-256 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Maiden under both codes, seemingly up against it here.
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10th

10

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Curragh

The Mouse Doctor

12st 0lb

J: Emer Lawlor

T: A J Martin

Maiden under both codes, seemingly up against it here.

14/1

6th

9

(1)

6th Jul 2022

Good

1m 5f 140y

17:25 Fairyhouse

The Mouse Doctor

9st 1lb

J: Jake Coen

T: A J Martin

held up in behind leaders early, dropped to rear after 3f, pushed along from 3f out, ridden over 2f out, soon no impression

8/1

6th

1

15th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

19:00 Wexford

The Mouse Doctor

11st 12lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: A J Martin

in touch with leaders early, in rear when pushed along briefly after 4th, slow jump and pushed along briefly 6th, pushed along and lost touch before 4 out, soon weakened, tailed off

4/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fair handicapper for whom trip/ground okay; could play a role.
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1st

7

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 160y

18:15 Limerick

Cluan Dara

10st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: John Patrick Ryan

raced wide, towards rear, not fluent 2nd, not fluent 4th, headway from 4 out, led on outer before 2 out, pushed along and went clear after 2 out, ridden run-in, reduced lead towards finish, all out (trainer said, regarding the apparent improvement in form, that the riding tactics where both horses were dropped in combined with the fast early pace helped both horses stay on in the latter stages)

16/1

11th

7

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Curragh

Cluan Dara

12st 0lb

J: Marie Vallet

T: John Patrick Ryan

Fair handicapper for whom trip/ground okay; could play a role.

33/1

11th

13

3rd Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:55 Tramore

Cluan Dara

10st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: John Patrick Ryan

always towards rear, pushed along and no impression after 3 out

25/1

14/1

Form: 670/9-

Last run: 477 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Very useful hurdler/chaser at his best; not the force he was but retains enough ability to come under consideration here.
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1st

5

(10)

3rd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 180y

20:30 Sligo

The Truant

9st 10lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

prominent, pressed leader going okay disputing second 3f out, pushed along to lead from 2f out, went clear when ridden over 1f out, soon edged right, ran on, eased towards finish

16/1

12th

11

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Curragh

The Truant

12st 0lb

J: D P Harrison

T: Peter Fahey

Very useful hurdler/chaser at his best; not the force he was but retains enough ability to come under consideration here.

14/1

15

27th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 4f 85y

14:35 Gowran Park

The Truant

10st 10lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Peter Fahey

0-11 over hurdles, 0-10 on Flat; place chance on the basis of Limerick second last month; failed to build on that at Punchestown ten days ago; up in trip now.

12/1

25/1

Form: 009138 D

Last run: 102 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
C&D handicap winner last October on yielding; bit to find on ratings but yard in good form.
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13th

8

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Curragh

Drakensberg

12st 0lb

J: Dean Ryan

T: A J Martin

C&D handicap winner last October on yielding; bit to find on ratings but yard in good form.

25/1

8th

18

(11)

6th Apr 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

15:40 Leopardstown

Drakensberg

9st 8lb

J: Jake Coen

T: A J Martin

3rd

12

(12)

23rd Mar 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Drakensberg

9st 8lb

J: Jake Coen

T: A J Martin

Bounced back from a lean spell with a well-backed and cosy win on his recent course visit; handicapper has had a good crack at him (11lb hike) but with 7lb claimed off his back he remains of huge interest; the one they all have to aim for here.

7/2

12/1

Form: 6

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Improving with experience, winning Tipperary handicap on soft latest; acts on better ground too; respected.
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6th

1

(14)

5th Aug 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 100y

18:10 Tipperary

Bambeano

9st 9lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Mark Fahey

dwelt start, soon in rear, headway from 3f out, keeping on when pushed along 2f out, soon ridden briefly, nearest finish

20/1

19

(9)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Bambeano

11st 7lb

J: Miss N Fahey

T: Mark Fahey

First reserve; fair form in good ground bumpers last summer, not discredited on recent Flat debut but hard to see her featuring here.

14th

14

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Curragh

Bambeano

11st 9lb

J: Stan Begley

T: Mark Fahey

Improving with experience, winning Tipperary handicap on soft latest; acts on better ground too; respected.

12/1

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Payout
Exacta €1066.00
Straight Forecast €865.80
Trifecta €7665.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Favorite Moon

The Irish Sun:

Takarengo

RP Ratings (IRE):

Favorite Moon

POSTDATA:

Favorite Moon