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

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

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £13.90
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 092430

Last run: 3 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Generally a consistent sort but she was well below form at Naas on Wednesday; has looked as effective at this sort of trip before and should be in the mix if turned out again quickly.

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2nd

16

(13)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:20 Leopardstown

Phillys Hope

9st 0lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

took keen hold, midfield, headway 2f out, ridden and briefly disputed lead over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, just held second

10/1

1st

11

(3)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:45 Gowran Park

Phillys Hope

9st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

midfield, switched left and ridden from over 2f out, soon headway on near side of group, led over 1f out, faced strong challenge but kept on strongly inside final furlong, just held on

11/2

15th

13

(17)

20th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Naas

Phillys Hope

9st 1lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: T G McCourt

prominent, ridden under 3f out, weakened up the centre over 1f out

7/1

2nd
15 (17)
Chimeric

50/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: -09677

Last run: 44 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

0-22 and unplaced in five starts this term; worst of the draw and others preferred.

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2

(7)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Chimeric

9st 13lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: J F Levins

Won three last year including back-to-back on turf in the summer; however, struggling for form since and latest two C&D runs don't inspire confidence.

16/1

3rd
13 (15)
Spirituoso

25/1

  • Place: £6.20

Form: 960306

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Both wins have come on AW but her turf form is just as good and she's run well in a couple of outings here; a bit below form of late and a drop back in trip needs to spark a revival.

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6th

4

(2)

2nd Dec 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Spirituoso

9st 9lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Lee Smyth

C&D winner; beaten roughly 4l over C&D last month when drawn wider than ideal; can go well again from the same mark with a better draw.

7/1

4th

5

(13)

9th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Spirituoso

9st 10lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Lee Smyth

took keen hold, prominent

10/1

7th

6

(9)

7th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Spirituoso

9st 9lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Lee Smyth

towards rear of midfield, pushed along and headway on outer from over 3f out, midfield when ridden from over 1f out, soon no extra

9/2

9/2

  • Place: £1.20

Form: -57162 D BF

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Won on return at Leopardstown and solid form in defeat twice since, beaten just a neck last time out back at Leopardstown; worth upgrading that effort from a horror draw and he was the only one to come out of the pack; clearly thriving and should give another good account.

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9th

12

(7)

12th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 0y

16:45 Leopardstown

Complete Fiction

8st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Jarlath P Fahey

Best form had been here on good ground until posting a career-best RPR in winning a big-field handicap at last year's Galway Festival (yielding to soft); returns off a 5lb higher mark but fair shout if resuming where he left off.

6/1

12/1

Form: 0070-0 C

Last run: 60 days

W: 9st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Gained a first win when making his debut for this yard in September over 1m here on yielding; still looks a bit high in the weights though and didn't beat a rival on his return here two months ago; back up in trip.

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13th

4

(12)

24th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 187y

17:40 Bellewstown

Dusty Winds

9st 11lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: P J F Murphy

dwelt start, in rear, pushed along and no impression from over 2f out, never dangerous

20/1

7th

5

(7)

15th Aug 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:40 Dundalk (AW)

Dusty Winds

9st 8lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: P J F Murphy

prominent, pressed leaders when pushed along over 3f out, intimidated by rival 2f out, soon ridden, outpaced when short of room and bumped over 1f out, soon no impression

14/1

5th

4

(1)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:45 Gowran Park

Dusty Winds

9st 13lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: P J F Murphy

midfield, pushed along under 3f out, soon chased leaders, ridden but no extra from over 1f out, lost fourth post

12/1

20/1

Form: 0-3034

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

No wins since a claiming success on AW back in January 2020; not beaten far in three of this season's outings but doesn't always go well at this venue, as seen when below par in May; while he's becoming well treated, he's not looked quite as effective at this sort of trip.

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Verdict Starting price

11th

13

(7)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Phoenix Open

8st 12lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: S M Duffy

midfield

33/1

5th

8

(11)

12th Sep 2023

Yielding

0m 7f 24y

17:55 Galway

Phoenix Open

8st 7lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: S M Duffy

Last of his three wins came at Gowran a year ago; has to improve upon recent efforts but is off a low mark if he can.

16/1

13th

19

(17)

24th Jun 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Limerick

Phoenix Open

9st 1lb

T: S M Duffy

Third reserve; won over 1m at Gowran last summer; behind three of these when beaten 10l over C&D last time.

8/1

Form: -88700

Last run: 45 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Promising enough return at Limerick but comfortably held twice since at Cork; becoming well treated and a return to this sort of trip might help; hard to gauge.

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7th

2

(6)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:45 Gowran Park

Lord McZie

10st 1lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Ray Hackett

towards rear, pushed along 5f out, ridden and some headway from over 2f out, no extra inside final furlong

8/1

13th

2

(5)

8th Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

20:10 Cork

Lord McZie

10st 2lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Ray Hackett

towards rear, ridden when minor headway 2f out, kept on

14/1

11th

17

(10)

6th May 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Cork

Lord McZie

9st 0lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Ray Hackett

First reserve; effective at a range of trips and only beaten roughly 3l at Limerick last time; tough looking mark though.

8th
10 (14)
Alqabeela

25/1

Form: 008506

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Hasn't hit the frame since her 2020 debut and doesn't look well treated on anything she's achieved this year; back down in trip with enough to prove at present.

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6th

19

(4)

20th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:35 Curragh

Alqabeela

8st 7lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

Maiden after 21 starts over various trips and safely held of late off this basement mark, including at Leopardstown on Thursday; 2lb wrong.

16/1

9th

17

(4)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:05 Leopardstown

Alqabeela

8st 9lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: M C Grassick

Maiden after 20 starts over various trips and could run respectably but others preferred for win purposes.

28/1

Form: 804259

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

16-race maiden but has been consistent this term prior to a below par display at Leopardstown 16 days ago; was 2lb wrong that day and should find this a bit easier so he warrants respect back up in trip; engaged Down Royal 8.00, Friday.

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11

(2)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:35 Sligo

Dinamine

9st 1lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: John C McConnell

Longstanding maiden is now 0-32 and most recent AW form doesn't suggest that will change off higher turf mark.

25/1

25/1

Form: -60689

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Sole win came in a 7f handicap at Cork last year and record is now 1-26; below her best so far this term and doesn't seem quite as effective over this longer trip.

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No Results Found

33/1

Form: 00-009

Last run: 3 days

W: 8st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Consistent at the start of last term but struggled since and no signs of a revival at Naas on Wednesday.

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13th

14

(2)

31st Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

15:55 Gowran Park

Scream

8st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: David Peter Nagle

prominent, pushed along on inner 3f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened gradually from under 2f out

14/1

9th

14

(4)

12th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:05 Cork

Scream

9st 2lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: David Peter Nagle

towards rear up the centre, ridden from 2f out, kept on final 110yds, nearest finish

33/1

11th

17

(5)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:45 Gowran Park

Scream

8st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: David Peter Nagle

towards rear, ridden on far side of group from over 2f out, soon minor headway, weakened inside final furlong

33/1

Form: 094425 BF

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

12-race maiden but has been giving the impression his turn is near in recent starts; another solid run when beaten roughly 2l at Killarney last week and the longer trip isn't an issue; ought to go well.

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10th

11

(11)

9th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:15 Dundalk (AW)

Heer At Dawn

8st 12lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Gavin Cromwell

Consistent earlier in the year but has gone off the boil of late; now 0-18 and best form is over further.

20/1

9th

11

(12)

28th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Heer At Dawn

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Gavin Cromwell

in touch with leaders, pushed along when bit short of room 2f out, outpaced and lost position when ridden and no impression over 1f out

12/1

11

(17)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

15:30 Gowran Park

Heer At Dawn

8st 12lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Gavin Cromwell

Went close at Bellewstown in August but rather flat in the meantime, last week finishing down the field behind Skontonovski.

12/1

13th
3 (2)
Star Official

12/1

Form: -54390

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Ran some big races in maidens last year and it was an encouraging debut for this yard over C&D last month; two lesser efforts twice since though and his record is now 0-11.

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9th

2

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 88y

16:23 Thurles

Star Official

11st 13lb

J: Miss Georgie Benson

T: R Donohoe

C&D winner earlier this winter; ground/trip both fine for him but he's probably on a stiff enough mark for now.

6/1

4th

8

10th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 175y

15:05 Naas

Star Official

10st 13lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: R Donohoe

Won a Thurles handicap hurdle in October and very consistent since; needs to bounce back from a sub-standard effort at Gowran but every chance of doing so in this company.

11/2

5th

3

25th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:05 Gowran Park

Star Official

12st 0lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: R Donohoe

Winner off 95 at Thurles in October and fairly consistent since over hurdles and in a Flat handicap; his best might not be quite good enough here.

12/1

12/1

Form: 733546

Last run: 5 days

W: 9st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Missed two years prior to his return in January and hasn't won since but he's shown he retains enough ability to defy this sort of mark at times; too keen at Ballinrobe earlier this week though and his best recent form has come over further.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3rd

3

(16)

25th Aug 2022

Good

1m 6f 0y

17:15 Navan

Rips Dream

9st 7lb

J: Alan Persse

T: Patrick J Flynn

prominent, ridden and went second under 3f out, made challenge inside final furlong, hard ridden but kept on until lost second post

7/1

3rd

5

(6)

13th Aug 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Tramore

Rips Dream

9st 10lb

J: Alan Persse

T: Patrick J Flynn

midfield, ridden over 2f out, still plenty to do on outer 1f out, ran on well and went third towards finish, no match for first two

20/1

14th

6

(8)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:45 Gowran Park

Rips Dream

9st 9lb

J: Alan Persse

T: Patrick J Flynn

disputed lead, steadied and in touch with leaders after 1f, dropped to midfield 4f out, ridden and weakened home straight

12/1

20/1

Form: 70-000

Last run: 36 days

W: 8st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

A nine-time winner but only won once since 2018 and she's on a long losing run at present; hard to fancy on what she's shown this term.

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12th

12

(6)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Pulsating

8st 12lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Conor O’Dwyer

held up in rear

33/1

8th

5

20th Oct 2022

Good

1m 7f 149y

15:10 Thurles

Pulsating

11st 7lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

never better than mid-division, pushed along and no impression from 3 out

50/1

7th

1

29th Sep 2022

Good

2m 0f 160y

15:35 Clonmel

Pulsating

11st 5lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

towards rear of midfield, midfield 4th, pushed along but no impression before 2 out

28/1

OUR TIP

16/1

Form: -16800

Last run: 82 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark at Dundalk last winter but hasn't shown much in two runs since returning to turf; tailed off last time and off 82 days; probably best watched this time.

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13th

9

(2)

16th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:50 Dundalk (AW)

Liquid Luck

9st 5lb

J: Ben Coen

T: John James Feane

midfield

25/1

16

(16)

3rd Mar 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Liquid Luck

8st 8lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: John James Feane

7f winner here early last year; has been struggling over 7f/1m here lately; had placed form over 1m4f at an early stage of his career; second reserve.

12th

11

(7)

27th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Liquid Luck

9st 3lb

J: Jake Coen

T: John James Feane

Sole win in 18 starts came over C&D but lost his way in more recent times and last of 13 over 1m here last week.

33/1

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Straight Forecast €1707.00
Tricast €47467.40
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Selections

POSTDATA:

Heer At Dawn

SPOTLIGHT:

Complete Fiction

RP Ratings (IRE):

Phoenix Open

The Irish Sun:

Heer At Dawn