July 23 / 17.10 Gowran Park

17.10 Gowran Park

Good

Get Galway Races Ready With tote.ie Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5453.78
  • 1m 1f 110y
  • 17 runners
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Get Galway Races Ready With tote.ie Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £14.20
  • Place: £3.10

Form: -08030

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Nine-race maiden who looked unsuited by a drop to 7f earlier this month; return to further should help but probably vulnerable to those on better handicap marks.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

6

(11)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

Brewel Hill

9st 11lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Gearoid Patrick Brouder

led, headed but prominent after 3f, pushed along 3f out, made challenge over 2f out, soon led again, ridden over 1f out, clear with one other inside final furlong, kept on strongly, just prevailed (jockey said gelding leaned left in the final furlong)

12/1

15th

4

(1)

6th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

20:00 Fairyhouse

Brewel Hill

9st 13lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Gearoid Patrick Brouder

prominent early, soon held up in behind leaders, close up when pushed along 3f out, weakened gradually when bit short of room against far rail from over 1f out, soon eased

14/1

25/1

  • Place: £4.10

Form: 0-6690

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
16-race maiden and it was a low key yard debut last week; might come on for that but best form is over further.
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Verdict Starting price

6

(5)

3rd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 50y

17:30 Sligo

Lily Of The Glen

9st 11lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Lee Smyth

Twice runner-up off lowly marks in handicaps over this trip last year and came right back to form on second start for this yard when touched off at Gowran; has a bit to find at the weights but coming here in good heart at least; first run in a claimer.

15/2

2nd

14

(2)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

Lily Of The Glen

8st 13lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Lee Smyth

prominent, pushed along 3f out, ridden when bit short of room over 2f out, rallied and chased leader over 1f out, went clear with winner inside final furlong, kept on well, just denied

25/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 677-39 BF

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
24-race maiden; had useful form in France but seemingly doesn't retain that ability; failed to build on an encouraging third on her return when ninth of 21 at Leopardstown 16 days ago; dropped another 1lb and hard to have a lot of faith in.
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Verdict Starting price

7

4th Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 1f 195y

17:00 Sligo

Morning Dew

11st 7lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: Andrew Kinirons

Modest performer on the Flat these days and yet to go over further than 1m4f; plenty to prove on hurdle bow; due to run on the Flat here on Wednesday.

33/1

11th

12

(17)

3rd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 180y

20:30 Sligo

Morning Dew

8st 13lb

J: W J Lee

T: Andrew Kinirons

dwelt start, in rear, minor headway over 4f out, nudged along under 3f out, weakened and eased from over 1f out, tailed off

9/1

3rd

15

(8)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

Morning Dew

8st 13lb

J: W J Lee

T: Andrew Kinirons

towards rear of midfield, going okay but still plenty to do 3f out, good headway going easily 2f out, went third when pushed along over 1f out, soon outpaced and ridden, kept on inside final furlong, no match for first two

6/1

17/2

  • Place: £3.40

Form: /3506-

Last run: 366 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
0-11 on the Flat; gained a first win over hurdles here back in October when last seen; feasibly treated on bits of Flat form and this new trip should suit but may need the run after 294 days off.
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Verdict Starting price

13th

4

8th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 143y

18:55 Ballinrobe

Virtual Hug

11st 11lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

towards rear of midfield, mistake towards rear 5th, pushed along and detached from 3 out, no impression from 2 out

6/1

4th

4

(5)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

Virtual Hug

9st 13lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

midfield, going okay but still plenty to do 3f out, nudged along when bumped and bit short of room 2f out, soon switched left, ridden and stayed on over 1f out, never dangerous

17/2

1st

9

2nd Oct 2021

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Gowran Park

Virtual Hug

11st 2lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Fair placed form on Flat at a modest level; two runs over hurdles have been satisfactory but not good enough to suggest that am maiden win is imminent; finished alongside Inca Prince at Listowel.

16/1

Form: 495R00 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
1-26; won at Clonmel last year but refused to race in April and has looked reluctant to race twice since; very risky.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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5th

9

(10)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

No Show

9st 9lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James Joseph Mangan

dwelt start, soon recovered towards rear of midfield, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and brief headway on outer over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong

33/1

11th

7

(3)

29th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 120y

20:10 Tipperary

No Show

9st 10lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: James Joseph Mangan

held up in midfield, headway over 8f out, ridden over 2f out, led inside final furlong, kept on well

25/1

14th

8

(15)

17th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 70y

20:00 Limerick

No Show

9st 11lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: James Joseph Mangan

reluctant to race and lost many lengths start, raced freely, detached soon after start, recovered in rear after 2f, ridden and weakened home straight (jockey said that his mount stood in the stalls once the gates opened)

14/1

8/1

Form: 099

Last run: 49 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Big prices in trio of maidens but showed a bit more when beaten roughly 8l at Listowel last month; stamina on the dam's side suggests a step up in trip can improve him and may have been let in lightly by the assessor.
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Verdict Starting price

6th

8

(15)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

Rock Dandy

9st 10lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

prominent, pushed along home turn, ridden and made challenge 2f out, outpaced over 1f out, edged right and weakened inside final furlong

8/1

9th

7

(3)

4th Jun 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:07 Listowel

Rock Dandy

9st 9lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

midfield, in touch with leaders when pushed along over 2f out, weakening when ridden and no impression inside final furlong

100/1

9th

1

(12)

31st May 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 110y

17:45 Tipperary

Rock Dandy

10st 5lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

towards rear of midfield, some headway towards far side under 2f out, pushed along over 1f out, kept on, never on terms

50/1

7/1

Form: U55047

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Won back-to-back 7f handicaps around this time last year; her seventh last week was one of her better recent efforts but she's shown nothing in two previous starts over further than 1m.
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8th

7

(10)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 15y

16:45 Leopardstown

Cactus Tree

9st 6lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: M C Grassick

held up in rear, some headway on outer from over 2f out, ridden from over 1f out, soon no extra, eased towards finish

20/1

7th

12

(4)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

Cactus Tree

9st 0lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: M C Grassick

held up in rear, steady headway on outer from 4f out, raced extremely wide home turn, soon pushed along, ridden over 1f out, no impression inside final furlong

7/1

7th

11

(1)

13th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 40y

19:10 Killarney

Cactus Tree

9st 0lb

J: W J Lee

T: M C Grassick

towards rear, ridden and headway into midfield over 1f out, keeping on when short of room and eased inside final 110yds (jockey said mare got no run in the final one hundred yards)

9/2

OUR TIP

Form: 815-96 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
C&D winner in October and running well in defeat since; beaten roughly 4l at Navan a fortnight ago but might want a return to softer ground to be seen at his best.
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Verdict Starting price

8th

3

(9)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

Slieve Bearnagh

9st 13lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

midfield, pushed along 3f out, soon ridden and outpaced, well held and no impression over 1f out

5/1

4th

9

(2)

9th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

17:07 Navan

Slieve Bearnagh

9st 12lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

in touch with leaders, pushed along over 2f out, ridden when bit short of room over 1f out, soon weakened

33/1

13th

18

(11)

24th Jun 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:53 Curragh

Slieve Bearnagh

9st 3lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

held up in rear, ridden and minor headway towards near side over 1f out, kept on, never near to challenge

12/1

Form: /563-9

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Struggled back on the Flat last time when only beating one home and unlikely a drop to this sort of trip will help; yard in good form at least.
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Verdict Starting price

9th

2

(12)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

Elusive Gigolo

10st 0lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Gordon Elliott

held up in rear, pushed along home turn, some headway towards far side over 1f out, soon outpaced, kept on but no impression inside final furlong (jockey said gelding was slowly away from the starting stalls)

12/1

Form: 0-4904

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 10lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
10-race maiden; bounced back to form at Killarney last week when fourth of 12; should come on for that run and the return to further ought to help; should be involved.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

12

(15)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:20 Leopardstown

Mads Black Eights

9st 3lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Matthew J Smith

held up in rear, pushed along and good headway on outer from 2f out, ridden and led inside final furlong, ran on well

14/1

10th

7

(7)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

Mads Black Eights

9st 10lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Matthew J Smith

midfield, pushed along 3f out, brief headway until bit short of room 2f out, soon ridden and outpaced

14/1

4th

12

(7)

12th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 30y

18:30 Killarney

Mads Black Eights

8st 10lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Matthew J Smith

towards rear of midfield, ridden and headway under 2f out, ran on well and went fourth inside final 110yds, not reach leaders

22/1

11th
17 (1)
Shaylee

40/1

Form: 7066-5

Last run: 197 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Eight-race maiden and no progress since handicapping; off 197 days.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

17

(1)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

Shaylee

8st 13lb

J: Tom Madden

T: Niall Madden

midfield, pushed along 3f out, outpaced and dropped to rear 2f out, soon weakened

40/1

5th

14

(5)

7th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Shaylee

8st 10lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Niall Madden

Poor form in seven runs so far and no improvement for a switch to handicaps of late.

33/1

6th

14

(13)

17th Dec 2021

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Shaylee

8st 8lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Niall Madden

Not in the first four in three runs at this venue; hard to make a strong case for her despite fair sixth on latest.

18/1

Form: 595306 C

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Struggled over hurdles this summer but showed she is on a workable Flat mark when only beaten roughly 3l at Killarney last week; goes well at this venue (course winner) and a return to this trip is guaranteed to suit.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

5

(4)

3rd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 50y

17:30 Sligo

Crystal Pool

9st 11lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Patrick Martin

in touch with leaders, lost position when outpaced and pushed along under 2f out, bit short of room when switched left 1f out, soon ridden and ran on, went fourth towards finish

25/1

12th

5

(17)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

Crystal Pool

9st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Patrick Martin

raced wide early, prominent, pushed along and lost ground 3f out, weakening when drifted left and bumped rival 2f out

7/1

Form: 608

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Consistent in a trio of Flat runs so far but progress needed to defy this mark on handicap debut; return to further should suit at least; cheekpieces on.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

1

(13)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

Ballycallan King

10st 0lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

prominent, led after 3f, pushed along home turn, ridden and headed 2f out, weakened quickly over 1f out (jockey said gelding moved badly when he came off the bridle)

9/1

8th

1

(8)

7th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Limerick

Ballycallan King

10st 3lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

towards rear, some headway waiting for room under 2f out, pushed along and kept on final furlong, never on terms

16/1

10th

2

(9)

8th May 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

13:50 Leopardstown

Ballycallan King

10st 6lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Poor form in point-to-points before an encouraging maiden hurdle run at Gowran in March; not disgraced on Flat debut over an extended 1m1f at the same venue; this trip likely to prove inadequate.

Form: 0/90-

Last run: 271 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Shown nothing in three starts so far; back up in trip with hood fitted and might need this after 271 days off.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14th

13

(6)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

He Knows No Danger

8st 13lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

always towards rear, pushed along after 3f, ridden and lost touch over 3f out (jockey said mare leaned right throughout this race)

40/1

10th

1

(2)

25th Oct 2021

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:20 Galway

He Knows No Danger

9st 9lb

J: Joe Doyle

T: Luke Comer

Tailed off in a 1m2f AW maiden and 1m4f claimer at Sligo; now blinkered.

100/1

20/1

Form: /650-0

Last run: 41 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Some promise in maidens but hasn't progressed in handicaps so far and beaten a long way here on return last month; mixed signs in her pedigree on whether this new trip will suit.
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Distance / Class
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

Form: 6090-0

Last run: 23 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Unplaced in 11 starts and tailed off on her yard debut last month; new trip with cheekpieces on.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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16th

16

(14)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

Retro Flame

8st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Thomas Dowling

prominent, pushed along and lost ground quickly over 4f out, soon weakened, tailed off

25/1

15th

13

(10)

30th Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 198y

18:20 Bellewstown

Retro Flame

9st 6lb

J: J Cleary

T: Thomas Dowling

slowly into stride, always towards rear, pushed along and became detached under 2f out, eased over 1f out

25/1

14th

14

(6)

29th Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Retro Flame

8st 13lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Timothy Doyle

0-9 and well held over C&D on her last two starts.

66/1

16/1

Form: 8-0000

Last run: 52 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Fairly modest form so far including handicaps on last two starts; tongue-tie now tried and steps up markedly in trip; might be worth a market check but others preferred on balance.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11

(3)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:10 Gowran Park

Greek Opera

9st 4lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: J A Nash

Fairly modest form so far including handicaps on last two starts; tongue-tie now tried and steps up markedly in trip; might be worth a market check but others preferred on balance.

16/1

29th

16

(11)

1st Jun 2022

Good

0m 6f 63y

20:20 Curragh

Greek Opera

9st 2lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: J A Nash

midfield up the centre, ridden and lost ground halfway, towards rear and no impression from under 2f out

28/1

18th

9

(6)

27th May 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

19:50 Fairyhouse

Greek Opera

9st 10lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: J A Nash

20/1

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Non-runners

Greek Opera

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €2521.00
Straight Forecast €1628.30
Tricast €7490.40
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Rock Dandy

The Irish Sun:

Mads Black Eights

SPOTLIGHT:

Crystal Pool

POSTDATA:

Cactus Tree