July 22 / 18.00 Down Royal

18.00 Down Royal

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  • 0m 5f 0y
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Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.40
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 705073

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
30-race maiden gave one of his better displays when third at Navan 13 days ago; second in that even, Curraheen Princess, is a useful current yardstick to form in this grade; worth considering.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

8

(5)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

Fine Distraction

9st 0lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Liam McAteer

disputed lead, led clearly and pushed along from under 2f out, soon ridden and kept on strongly, reduced lead final 110yds, just held on

5/1

3rd

10

(7)

9th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

15:22 Navan

Fine Distraction

8st 7lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Liam McAteer

prominent, pressed leader when ridden over 1f out, no extra when lost second but kept on inside final 110yds, no match for first two

40/1

16/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 61500- D

Last run: 275 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Three wins in Britain; only Irish success obtained over 6f at Naas last August; 5lb higher now and faces tough task giving weight to all his rivals on his seasonal debut.
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2nd

1

(3)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

Aloysius Lilius

10st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Gerard O’Leary

raced freely, in touch with leaders, short of room on inner from 2f out, soon pushed along, switched left and ridden from over 1f out, soon ran on well, just failed

16/1

20th

10

(20)

10th Oct 2021

Yielding To Soft

0m 6f 0y

15:15 Curragh

Aloysius Lilius

9st 10lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Gerard O’Leary

Fourth career win in smooth style at Naas (yielding to soft) and, having backed that up on AW (albeit keen), he's feasible for place players.

12/1

20/1

  • Place: £5.70

Form: 7-5800

Last run: 119 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Has done most of his racing on AW; probably more effective at 6f/7f; hard to fancy on 5f Dundalk form early in the year.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

8

(5)

3rd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 160y

20:00 Sligo

Lion Ring

9st 7lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

prominent on outer, pressed leaders when pushed along under 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on but held inside final 110yds, not pace to challenge

6/1

3rd

7

(15)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

Lion Ring

9st 5lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

raced wide, midfield, shaken up 2f out, ridden and ran on well from over 1f out, nearest finish

20/1

10th

3

(11)

25th Mar 2022

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Lion Ring

9st 13lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Struggling to make the breakthrough and latest placings suggest he needs to slide another few pounds before he will be competitive again; once rated 75 all the same and first-time cheekpieces could reignite the ignition.

16/1

4th
5 (13)
Troy Top

20/1

Form: 606

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Started off with Ger Lyons; does not appeal as being well treated for his first handicap; tongue-tie on now as well as hood worn last time.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

17th

9

(8)

1st Aug 2022

Good

0m 5f 205y

16:45 Naas

Troy Top

9st 8lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Leanne Breen

prominent towards far side, pushed along 3f out, lost position when ridden over 2f out, weakening when switched left over 1f out

8/1

4th

5

(13)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

Troy Top

9st 7lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Leanne Breen

raced wide, disputed lead, lost position when pushed along under 2f out, ridden and rallied from over 1f out, kept on

20/1

6th

1

(4)

22nd Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 205y

18:10 Naas

Troy Top

10st 0lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Leanne Breen

Has beaten one rival in two starts and looks up against it; hood tried here.

66/1

Form: 0953

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Potentially interesting over this trip following an excellent third of 18 in a maiden over 7f at Fairyhouse; 50-1 on that occasion, she made a lot of the running under the 10lb claimer who retains the ride now; potentially well handicapped.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

6

(11)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

Empress Of Bough

9st 6lb

J: Shane Markey

T: Anthony McCann

awkward start, towards rear, midfield halfway, pressed leaders when ridden from over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

9/2

3rd

15

(6)

6th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

18:55 Fairyhouse

Empress Of Bough

9st 3lb

J: Shane Markey

T: Anthony McCann

raced wide, took keen hold, prominent, led soon after start, pushed along when headed over 1f out, no chance with winner when lost second but kept on inside final 110yds

40/1

Form: 7240

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Went close in a weak 5f Tipperary maiden in May; plenty to prove after C&D handicap debut in which she finished with only a couple behind her.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

13

(13)

5th Aug 2022

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

17:00 Tipperary

Baby Rosabella

9st 3lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Jack W Davison

prominent towards near side, pushed along 2f out, soon ridden and every chance, weakened final 110yds

66/1

6th

4

(14)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

Baby Rosabella

9st 7lb

J: Dean Curran

T: Jack W Davison

midfield, going okay when pushed along from over 1f out, ridden but no extra inside final furlong

8/1

10th

8

(1)

17th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

17:30 Down Royal

Baby Rosabella

9st 8lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Jack W Davison

midfield, headway but bumped rival against far rail over 1f out, ridden and no impression final 110yds

13/2

3/1

Form: -00042

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Seems to be improving; showed that Navan fourth of 17 behind the in-form Curraheen Princess was not a fluke with Bellewstown second on ground that was possibly softer than ideal; leading contender.
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Verdict Starting price

7th

10

(9)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

Kilonova

9st 0lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Michael Mulvany

disputed lead, pushed along under 2f out, ridden and weakened gradually from over 1f out

3/1

2nd

10

(15)

1st Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 3y

19:30 Bellewstown

Kilonova

9st 4lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Michael Mulvany

in touch with leaders on outer, headway and went second when ridden over 1f out, kept on well but held inside final furlong, no match for winner

10/1

10th

6

(18)

23rd May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 48y

17:30 Roscommon

Kilonova

9st 5lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Michael Mulvany

Unplaced in eight starts; shaped okay on return but lesser effort at Navan last month; back up in trip and has a poor draw to overcome.

25/1

6/1

Form: -60006

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Showed a degree of promise for the first time when sixth of 15 over this trip at Naas a month ago; more progress required.
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No / Draw
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7th

11

(4)

3rd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 160y

20:00 Sligo

Hot Whispers

8st 13lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Shane Nolan

upset in stalls, slowly into stride, pushed along briefly, soon recovered into midfield, pushed along on inner from 2f out, ridden and no impression 1f out, kept on inside final 110yds

12/1

8th

9

(12)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

Hot Whispers

9st 0lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Shane Nolan

prominent, ridden under 2f out, weakened from over 1f out

6/1

OUR TIP

Form: 20740-

Last run: 281 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Second to Red Wasp in a C&D maiden last September; only one of her four subsequent runs was anything like as good; lacks the benefit of a recent outing.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

16th

5

(11)

1st Aug 2022

Good

0m 5f 205y

16:45 Naas

Elegant Ellen

9st 11lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

slowly into stride, ducked right start, soon towards rear of midfield towards far side, pushed along 3f out, switched right over 2f out, soon ridden up the centre and no impression

12/1

9th

2

(2)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

Elegant Ellen

9st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

towards rear, pushed along and brief headway from 2f out, ridden but no extra from over 1f out

14/1

17th

6

(16)

14th Oct 2021

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

15:35 Curragh

Elegant Ellen

9st 5lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Second to Red Wasp in a Down Royal maiden over this trip but well-held on all three starts since; others preferred.

16/1

Form: 456700

Last run: 35 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Second in a 5f Bellewstown maiden last year; regressive form this year and has dropped 12lb in the ratings without regaining competitiveness; has changed yard.
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Verdict Starting price

10th

11

(7)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

Wait A Little

8st 12lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: James M Barcoe

always towards rear, no impression home straight

14/1

11th

13

(10)

17th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 150y

17:40 Limerick

Wait A Little

9st 5lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Gillian Scott

in touch with leaders, ridden and weakened from 3f out

50/1

Form: 10-077 CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
C&D maiden winner for Willie McCreery last season at the main expense of Elegant Ellen; never in contention here last month on third start since joining Joseph O'Brien.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

3

(6)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

Red Wasp

9st 9lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

midfield, pushed along briefly after 1f, niggled along halfway, ridden but weakened from under 2f out, eased final 110yds

7/1

7th

6

(1)

17th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:40 Down Royal

Red Wasp

8st 9lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

always towards rear, ridden and minor headway when short of room inside final furlong, soon no extra

12/1

7th

1

(6)

20th Apr 2022

Good

0m 5f 3y

17:45 Bellewstown

Red Wasp

10st 2lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

7/1

Form: 08-000

Last run: 156 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
No sign of ability in two outings on turf last year; struggled in three races at Dundalk early in the year; unlikely to make a major impact.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

12

(4)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

Penny Pingleton

8st 8lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: T G McCourt

midfield, pushed along halfway, dropped to rear when ridden over 1f out, soon beaten and eased

33/1

13th

14

(5)

16th Feb 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:35 Dundalk (AW)

Penny Pingleton

8st 7lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: T G McCourt

In rear on handicap debut here 12 days ago; faces huge task from 12lb out of the handicap; tried with cheekpieces now.

66/1

10th

10

(9)

4th Feb 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Penny Pingleton

8st 9lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: T G McCourt

Hasn't been competitive in a trio of maidens at big prices including when stepped up in trip over C&D last time; low opening mark but hard to recommend on all known form.

20/1

Form: 0-96R0

Last run: 24 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Long-priced 6f Sligo winner last season; hard to fancy on her form this term; has tackled this trip only once before; last of 14 over an extended 7f at Roscommon on latest; first reserve.
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Verdict Starting price

9th

13

(6)

3rd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 160y

20:00 Sligo

Hands Down

8st 12lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: C Moore

slowly away, in rear and detached, headway when pushed along from over 1f out, keeping on when ridden and switched right inside final furlong, nearest finish

20/1

13

(10)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

Hands Down

8st 12lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: C Moore

Long-priced 6f Sligo winner last season; hard to fancy on her form this term; has tackled this trip only once before; last of 14 over an extended 7f at Roscommon on latest; first reserve.

14th

17

(15)

28th Jun 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 60y

18:10 Roscommon

Hands Down

8st 12lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: C Moore

soon led, headed but prominent after 2f, joined leader going okay over 2f out, ridden when led narrowly over 1f out, kept on well towards finish, all out (trainer said, on the improvement in form, the filly benefited from the return to soft ground brought about the apparent improvement)

18/1

Form: 647480

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Now a 50-race maiden, placed 12 times; enjoyed a good spell of form last autumn; not at best this year and hardly a betting proposition at this stage, though perhaps a change of scene will help; second reserve.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14

(12)

3rd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 160y

20:00 Sligo

King’s View

8st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Lee Smyth

Now a 50-race maiden, placed 12 times; enjoyed a good spell of form last autumn; not at best this year and hardly a betting proposition at this stage, though perhaps a change of scene will help.

14/1

14

(1)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

King’s View

8st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Lee Smyth

Now a 50-race maiden, placed 12 times; enjoyed a good spell of form last autumn; not at best this year and hardly a betting proposition at this stage, though perhaps a change of scene will help; second reserve.

9th

14

(8)

1st Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 3y

19:30 Bellewstown

King’s View

9st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Patrick J McKenna

upset in stalls, soon led narrowly, headed when pushed along over 2f out, no chance with winner and lost second when ridden over 1f out, lost third and weakened final 110yds

16/1

Form: 262504 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Seven-time winner; on a long losing run but still competitive at this level; best runs this year have yielded second placings over 6f at Dundalk and this trip at Bellewstown; third reserve.
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24

(24)

1st Aug 2022

Good

0m 5f 205y

16:45 Naas

Pillar

8st 12lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: R K Watson

Only narrowly denied on return but not at the same level since; back up in trip; might find a few too good again.

33/1

15

(8)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Down Royal

Pillar

8st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: R K Watson

Seven-time winner; on a long losing run but still competitive at this level; best runs this year have yielded second placings over 6f at Dundalk and this trip at Bellewstown; third reserve.

10th

15

(10)

1st Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 3y

19:30 Bellewstown

Pillar

9st 2lb

J: Shane Foley

T: R K Watson

midfield early, outpaced when pushed along soon after start, dropped to rear halfway, dropped to rear and no impression when hampered by loose horse over 1f out, soon eased

16/1

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Non-runners

Hands Down, King's View, Pillar

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €463.00
Straight Forecast €550.90
Tricast €9132.70
Trifecta €7007.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Kilonova

RP Ratings (IRE):

Fine Distraction

POSTDATA:

Kilonova

The Irish Sun:

Kilonova