July 27 / 19.15 Galway

19.15 Galway

Soft

Tote Guarantee On All Irish & UK Races (Q.R.) Maiden

  • Prize money: £8428.57
  • 1m 4f 43y
  • 21 runners
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Tote Guarantee On All Irish & UK Races (Q.R.) Maiden

Runners: 21 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £17.90
  • Place: £3.40

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Dual winner over hurdles last season and off the mark on second attempt chasing with ready win in Limerick beginners contest a week ago on good ground; represents top yard but Patrick Mullins elects to rider Hallowed Star.
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1st

1

(3)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Dads Lad

11st 12lb

J: Miss R Dudfield

T: W P Mullins

held up in behind leaders, ridden to lead inside final furlong, kept on

14/1

1st

3

20th Jul 2022

Good

2m 2f 130y

17:15 Limerick

Dads Lad

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

chased leaders, dropped to midfield 5th, chased leaders when not fluent 8th, went second when mistake 4 out, going best when led before 2 out, went clear approaching last, ridden and went further clear run-in, eased towards finish, comfortably

7/1

5th

4

1st Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

19:15 Wexford

Dads Lad

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

never better than mid-division, pushed along towards rear before 3 out, soon no impression

11/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 344-

Last run: 286 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
Second runner for the Mees; ran well in bumper at this meeting last year before winning at Ballinrobe; creditable runs in Flat maidens last autumn would give him place claims and part of a strong challenge here for his owners.
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1st

10

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 150y

14:00 Galway

Merlin Giant

11st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Emmet Mullins

tracked leader, going best when led but jumped right last, ridden and went clear run-in

7/2

2nd

5

(10)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Merlin Giant

11st 12lb

J: Mr M J M O’Sullivan

T: Emmet Mullins

held up in behind leaders, joined leaders over 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on

11/2

7th

9

27th Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 180y

16:45 Punchestown

Merlin Giant

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: Emmet Mullins

7/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Decent bumper performer, winning last two, at Ballinrobe and Down Royal (good) under today's rider; interesting now switched to the Flat and respected.
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3rd

7

(20)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

The Last Mardi

11st 12lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Gordon Elliott

slowly into stride, in rear, headway over 4f out, ridden on outer over 1f out, ran on, went third towards finish

7/1

1st

1

3rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

20:20 Down Royal

The Last Mardi

12st 0lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders going okay 4f out, keeping on and pushed along when bit short of room over 2f out, ridden to lead towards near side 1f out, hung right but kept on well inside final furlong

2/1

4

19th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

20:25 Tipperary

The Last Mardi

12st 2lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Gordon Elliott

Form: 922- BF

Last run: 281 days

W: 11st 1lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Decent level of form in 3 juvenile maidens last autumn on soft/heavy; gelded since and belated reappearance suggests all has not been straightforward; close relative Flying Scotsman won over C&D; jockey booking certainly encouraging.
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4th

11

(17)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Comfort Zone

11st 1lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

prominent, ridden over 1f out, no extra inside final 110yds

7/2

2nd

2

(6)

19th Oct 2021

Soft To Heavy

1m 0f 50y

12:45 Gowran Park

Comfort Zone

9st 7lb

J: Shane Crosse

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Stepped up from 7f Curragh debut when second over 1m at Killarney; no match for a useful-looking newcomer, but 1 1/4 in front of favourite Sun King who is probably a fair yardstick; holds strong chance.

15/8

Form: 4-22

Last run: 65 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Won a handicap hurdle at this meeting last year (good ground) and reappeared in the spring to finish runner-up in Flat maidens at both Gowran and Roscommon on softer ground, good effort latter occasion when staying on after slow start behind a useful winner; seemingly kept by for this meeting since and Patrick Mullins taking the ride takes the eye.
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1st

18

30th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 168y

14:30 Galway

Hallowed Star

10st 11lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: John Joseph Hanlon

prominent, led 4th, clear when mistake 2 out, niggled along and went further clear approaching last, kept on strongly run-in, unchallenged

7/1

5th

4

(16)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Hallowed Star

11st 12lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: John Joseph Hanlon

towards rear, headway over 5f out, joined leaders over 2f out, ridden and outpaced over 1f out, rallied and jockey dropped rein inside final furlong, kept on, eyecatcher

100/30

2nd

3

(4)

23rd May 2022

Yielding

1m 2f 13y

18:00 Roscommon

Hallowed Star

10st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John Joseph Hanlon

7/2

25/1

Form: 640

Last run: 80 days

W: 11st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Tipperary run on testing ground was promising but tame Leopardstown run raises questions.
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5th

13

(7)

13th Aug 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Tramore

Fourofakind

9st 8lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: J P Murtagh

prominent, pushed along 3f out, ridden and lost position under 2f out, no impression inside final furlong

6th

12

(15)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Fourofakind

11st 1lb

J: Mr E P O’Brien

T: J P Murtagh

midfield, ridden and headway over 2f out, kept on, not reach leaders

25/1

Form: 43/

Last run: 687 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Likeable mare a bumper winner and three-time hurdles winner; hasn't run since March however, although surpassed herself when fourth in this race in 2020.
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7th

10

(18)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Dollys Destination

11st 7lb

J: Mr O McGill

T: Gary McGill

in rear, headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on, not reach leaders

20/1

Form: 8336

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
Fair level of form in maidens this summer, notably Fairyhouse third over this trip; too free last time and now tried hooded.
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8th

15

(4)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Only For Me

11st 1lb

J: Mr B W Harvey

T: Mrs Jessica Magnier

prominent, went second over 6f out, led over 3f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong

16/1

6th

4

(3)

12th Jul 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:50 Dundalk (AW)

Only For Me

9st 8lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Mrs Jessica Magnier

raced freely, led, pushed along when joined over 2f out, headed when ridden under 2f out, soon weakened

9/1

3rd

7

(10)

10th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

19:40 Fairyhouse

Only For Me

9st 8lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Mrs Jessica Magnier

towards rear of midfield, niggled along 6f out, headway when pushed along from over 3f out, went second and keeping on when ridden over 2f out, led over 1f out, stayed on and went clear inside final furlong

25/1

Form: 23

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Useful handicap hurdler has shaped very well in two recent Flat maidens won by talented jumpers, at Roscommon and Ballinrobe; has since joined Emmet Mullins and has to be considered.
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8

(1)

29th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 6f 14y

20:10 Galway

Thousand Tears

9st 2lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Emmet Mullins

9th

8

(1)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Thousand Tears

11st 12lb

J: Mr C Mullins

T: Emmet Mullins

slowly away, in rear, headway over 6f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Zoffany gelding cost 45,000gns as a yearling; second foal; half-brother to US Graded stakes-placed 8.5f 2yo turf winner Editor At Large (RPR 102); dam 7f 2yo winner (94), sister to US 1m2f Gr 1 winner Bolshoi Ballet; yard in such good form this newcomer has to be respected, especially if strong in the market.
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10th

13

(7)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Mighty Mo Missouri

11st 1lb

J: Mr T Hamilton

T: Mrs John Harrington

chased leader, lost second over 6f out, ridden and outpaced over 2f out, kept on inside final furlong

9/1

10/1

Form: 54

Last run: 10 days

W: 11st 1lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Promise both starts in Curragh maidens, notably over this trip 10 days ago when just denied third; place claims at least.
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11th

14

(14)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Monarchs Brae

11st 1lb

J: Mr Finian Maguire

T: D K Weld

in rear, ridden and headway on outer over 2f out, weakened over 1f out

10/1

4th

4

(6)

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

16:30 Curragh

Monarchs Brae

9st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

prominent, led after 1f, headed after 5f, ridden 2f out, weakened quickly over 1f out

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 05-

Last run: 349 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Useful winning hurdler/chaser not seen since two Flat outings last summer, down the field in this race (slowly away) and then a fair fifth at Tramore for today's rider; fitted with a tongue tie; hard to see him featuring.
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7th

5

11th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

20:30 Tramore

Duc D’allier

11st 0lb

J: Ms J A Roche

T: Henry De Bromhead

in touch with leaders, good headway and went second halfway, pushed along and lost second under 2f out, weakened from over 1f out

16/1

12th

2

(11)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Duc D’allier

11st 12lb

J: Ms J A Roche

T: Henry De Bromhead

slowly away, in rear, headway over 4f out, ridden and weakened over 2f out

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 1lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Galileo half-brother to 7 winners inc top-class miler Excelebration and high class performer up to 10.5f Lancaster Bomber; dam placed over 1m1f/1m3f; superbly-bred newcomer making somewhat belated debut and market likely best guide.
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6th

9

(10)

12th Aug 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Cork

Porthos

9st 8lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

dwelt start, soon in touch with leaders, pushed along and ran green from over 3f out, close up when ridden but no extra over 1f out, no impression when intimidated by rival inside final furlong (jockey said colt got a bump in the straight)

20/1

13th

16

(8)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Porthos

11st 1lb

J: Mr N Bashford

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

slowly away, in rear, headway over 4f out, ridden and weakened over 2f out

10/1

Form: 87

Last run: 45 days

W: 10st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Pair of midfield finishes in maidens earlier in the summer and seems a more likely one for handicaps.
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18

(16)

5th Aug 2022

Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:55 Tipperary

Goonyaboyya

8st 8lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Matthew J Smith

Second reserve; promise on debut but hasn't built on that twice since; feasibly treated now handicapping.

21

(12)

29th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 0y

19:10 Galway

Goonyaboyya

9st 3lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Matthew J Smith

Not disgraced in first two starts over shorter trips but looks one for handicaps; third reserve

14th

18

(21)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Goonyaboyya

10st 10lb

J: Mr J Kelly Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

always towards rear

50/1

100/1

Form: /080-7

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
7yo has made no impression in five starts in maidens; big outsider.
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15

(8)

13th Aug 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Tramore

Conamore

9st 13lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: Noel Henley

Third reserve; little to show for her efforts in maidens; others preferred; engaged 8.15 Cork, Friday.

8th

5

(12)

12th Aug 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Cork

Conamore

9st 13lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Noel Henley

never better than mid-division, pushed along from over 3f out, soon ridden, kept on inside final furlong

150/1

15th

9

(6)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Conamore

11st 7lb

J: Miss A B O’Connor

T: Noel Henley

led, went clear over 8f out, much reduced lead over 6f out, headed over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened

100/1

100/1

Form: 0-

Last run: 298 days

W: 11st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Last of 13 in Killarney 2yo maiden last autumn, his only start.
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11th

12

(3)

13th Aug 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Tramore

Stupor Mundi

9st 8lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

always towards rear, pushed along 4f out, soon no impression

33/1

16th

17

(13)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Stupor Mundi

11st 1lb

J: Miss G German

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

slowly into stride, always towards rear

100/1

13th

7

(11)

2nd Oct 2021

Soft

1m 0f 30y

12:25 Killarney

Stupor Mundi

9st 7lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

Ordinary enough pedigree and gelded; likely outsider.

33/1

Form: 004

Last run: 9 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Ballinrobe fourth a step in the right direction but likely loads more required here.
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4

(15)

13th Aug 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Tramore

Srowland Jack

10st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Adrian Sexton

Not disgraced in an ordinary Ballinrobe maiden last month but looks up against it.

33/1

17th

6

(2)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Srowland Jack

11st 12lb

J: Mr H E Sexton

T: Adrian Sexton

slowly away, always towards rear (jockey said that his saddle slipped)

66/1

Form: 0

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Moderate maiden hurdle form and last of 14 in last month's Ballinrobe Flat maiden; impossible to fancy.
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18th

3

(5)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Elle Dorado Rock

11st 12lb

J: Mr B M Coonan

T: A J Martin

slowly into stride, always towards rear

66/1

14th

3

(1)

20th Jun 2022

Good

1m 1f 125y

19:15 Ballinrobe

Elle Dorado Rock

9st 9lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: A J Martin

slowly away, in rear throughout

50/1

Form: 6

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

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

Form: 70

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; hasn't been sighted in two maidens, will be of more interest when tackling handicaps.
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12th

13

(3)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 73y

15:40 Galway

Secret Rock

9st 8lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: A J Martin

dwelt start, towards rear, no impression from 3f out

33/1

20

(19)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Secret Rock

11st 1lb

J: Miss N Fahey

T: A J Martin

Second reserve; hasn't been sighted in two maidens, will be of more interest when tackling handicaps.

12th

9

(13)

12th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 30y

17:30 Killarney

Secret Rock

9st 8lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: A J Martin

towards rear of midfield, pushed along 3f out, ridden and no impression 2f out

22/1

Form: 082294

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; modest and exposed maiden, seemingly little chance here.
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15

14th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

13:40 Tramore

Nusra

10st 11lb

J: Ambrose McCurtin

T: G Ahern

20-race maiden on the Flat, placed five times for Edward O'Grady; fit from three Flat runs since joining this stable; no hurdling experience; second reserve.

7th

12

(3)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 7f 0y

20:25 Leopardstown

Nusra

8st 7lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: G Ahern

soon held up in behind leaders, hampered when short of room after 2f, soon midfield, lost position when pushed along from 3f out, dropped to rear when ridden and edged left under 2f out, kept on final 110yds

18/1

21

(12)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Nusra

11st 7lb

J: Mr J L Gleeson

T: G Ahern

Third reserve; modest and exposed maiden, seemingly little chance here.

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Non-runners

Bambeano, Secret Rock, Nusra

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €2011.00
Straight Forecast €1451.20
Trifecta €18051.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Comfort Zone

POSTDATA:

Thousand Tears

The Irish Sun:

Comfort Zone