July 31 / 17.10 Galway

17.10 Galway

Yielding

Ireland West Airport Knock Handicap

  • Prize money: £8428.57
  • 1m 0f 73y
  • 17 runners
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Ireland West Airport Knock Handicap

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.40
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 91-604 D

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
Won a Naas maiden over 1m on testing ground last year and best run since came in similar conditions at Roscommon over 1m2f last time; chance will be enhanced if ground softens appreciably.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13

(14)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

Joe Masseria

9st 6lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Noel Meade

Won a C&D maiden on heavy ground in October; low-key efforts on first two runs this term but much better when fourth of 13 at Roscommon and built on that with a win at Galway yesterday; carries 7lb penalty.

6/1

1st

2

(11)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Joe Masseria

9st 13lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

held up in rear, good headway on outer and joined leaders over 2f out, led going best from 2f out, ridden home turn, soon clear, reduced lead when idled towards finish, always doing enough

10/1

9

(9)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 0f 123y

19:50 Galway

Joe Masseria

9st 5lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

Won a Naas maiden at the backend of last season on heavy and seasonal-best back on similar ground at Roscommon last month, not quite getting home over 1m2f; return to stiff 1m to suit but has a bit to find with Mister Wilson on that run.

9/1

11/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 07-144 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Won on handicap debut at Dundalk over 1m before two fine runs over further the last twice; might find this trip a bit sharp now but yard is in form and blinkers replace cheekpieces today.
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

7

(16)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Mr Trinket

9st 8lb

J: Conor Hoban

T: Mark Fahey

took keen hold, soon midfield on outer, pushed along when headway from over 2f out, keeping on when ridden under 2f out, went second and ran on inside final furlong, always held

11/1

4th

1

(4)

8th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Mr Trinket

10st 3lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Mark Fahey

9/2

6/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 921653

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Won a 7f Gowran handicap (gd) earlier in the season and fine runs in defeat on softer ground lately, including when not getting the clearest of runs here earlier in the week, also 7f; solid chance if staying this trip.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

(14)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Lady Arwen

9st 11lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: James M Barrett

sweating, took keen hold, in touch with leaders, prominent on outer 3f out, joined leaders when pushed along over 2f out, soon ridden, lost second when weakened towards far side inside final furlong

6/1

3rd

5

(3)

25th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:15 Galway

Lady Arwen

9st 10lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: James M Barrett

in touch with leaders, ridden 2f out, not clear run and switched left 1f out, ran on

11/1

5th

13

(13)

29th Jun 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 100y

18:40 Tipperary

Lady Arwen

9st 6lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: James M Barrett

dwelt start, towards rear early, headway into midfield after 1f, raced wide and pushed along home turn, headway towards near side when ridden over 1f out, went third towards finish

8/1

16/1

Form: 840169

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Has already run 20 times and has won twice; however, has been below form since being raised 6lb for winning narrowly at Ballinrobe, including when beaten 5l here Monday.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

9

(6)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Arch Enemy

9st 4lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Patrick Magee

midfield on inner, outpaced when pushed along and lost position over 2f out, keeping on when switched left and ridden home turn, went modest fourth inside final furlong

16/1

9th

8

(10)

25th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:15 Galway

Arch Enemy

9st 5lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Patrick Magee

bumped start, towards rear, ridden 2f out, staying on when bit short of room inside final furlong, nearest finish

14/1

Form: 907-07

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Maiden has regressed since his promising debut last summer; beaten 4.5l over C&D Wednesday and has to do more.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

8

(8)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Believe In Science

9st 7lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

slowly into stride, pushed along briefly, soon recovered towards rear, pushed along from over 2f out, headway when ridden from under 2f out, kept on final 110yds

12/1

7th

10

(7)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 0f 123y

19:50 Galway

Believe In Science

8st 13lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

prominent, pushed along and outpaced 2f out, ridden and no impression inside final furlong

14/1

13th

15

(5)

23rd Apr 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

14:50 Limerick

Believe In Science

8st 9lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

Form: 380533

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Maiden put up best effort in a Leopardstown handicap last time but faces a tough task 5lb out of the handicap today.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

19

(16)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:20 Leopardstown

Sovereignty

8st 7lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Patrick J McKenna

took keen hold, prominent, ridden and led over 2f out, headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

12/1

16

(15)

3rd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 50y

18:00 Sligo

Sovereignty

9st 5lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Patrick J McKenna

Second reserve; couple of creditable placed efforts last month over 1m/1m2f but went too hard in front and weakened tamely at Galway on Sunday.

6th

17

(17)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Sovereignty

8st 7lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Patrick J McKenna

in touch with leaders, headway to lead after 1f, pushed along when headed over 2f out, lost position when ridden and weakened under 2f out

22/1

OUR TIP

12/1

Form: -76210 D BF

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Confortable winner of a Listowel maiden (1m/yld) but was way below that form on testing ground at Roscommon since over 1m2f; could bounce back if ground doesn't deteriorate.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

12

(11)

5th Aug 2022

Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:55 Tipperary

Elmos Fire

9st 4lb

J: W J Lee

T: Andrew Kinirons

in touch with leaders, pushed along 3f out, ridden and no extra over 1f out, weakened final furlong

7/1

7th

3

(12)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Elmos Fire

9st 11lb

J: W J Lee

T: Andrew Kinirons

led narrowly or disputed lead early, headed but prominent after 1f, lost position when repeatedly short of room from over 2f out, dropped to midfield when in the clear and pushed along under 2f out, not clear run over 1f out, kept on

12/1

12th

11

(11)

28th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 2f 44y

18:40 Roscommon

Elmos Fire

9st 1lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Andrew Kinirons

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

11/2

12/1

Form: 080693

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Best run in six starts came when third in a 1m Killarney handicap last time, caught late on after going clear; is 3lb out of the handicap so will have to find more.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

16

(1)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Pessoa

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: John Joseph Murphy

prominent, pressed leaders halfway, lost position when bit short of room and pushed along over 2f out, soon dropped to midfield and weakened

12/1

18

(5)

25th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:15 Galway

Pessoa

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: John Joseph Murphy

Reserve; 3lb out of the handicap proprt but improved run at Killarney would make this one interesting if he sneaks in.

Form: 6210

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Won a Roscommon maiden on testing ground in June but was beaten 7.5l on handicap debut here earlier in the week, so much more needed.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

6

(4)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Girl Crush

9st 8lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

pushed along briefly, disputed lead early, held up in behind leaders after 1f, dropped to midfield when pushed along and bit short of room under 3f out, lost position when ridden and no impression 2f out

18/1

12th

6

(6)

25th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:15 Galway

Girl Crush

9st 9lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

prominent, ridden 2f out, slightly hampered 1f out, soon weakened

5/1

7th

7

(9)

28th Jun 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 60y

17:40 Roscommon

Girl Crush

9st 3lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

prominent on outer, pressed leaders when ridden over 2f out, kept on but held inside final furlong, no match for first two

33/1

28/1

Form: 090-09

Last run: 75 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Has been disappointing since was second in a Down Royal maiden last year and hard to fancy at present.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

14

(7)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Nawraq

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Kevin Michael Smith

prominent early, lost position when pushed along and dropped to rear before halfway, reminders and no impression after halfway

28/1

9th

7

(5)

17th May 2022

Good

1m 2f 84y

18:40 Sligo

Nawraq

9st 5lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Kevin Michael Smith

11th

10

(11)

11th May 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

14:10 Gowran Park

Nawraq

9st 11lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Kevin Michael Smith

12/1

Form: 001425

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Won a 7f Roscommon claimer in May and decent efforts in a Fairyhouse claimer and Ballinrobe handicap (both roughly 1m2f) lately; down in trip and a chance; due to run in the 7.40 here Friday.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

12

(9)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Brown Eagle

9st 1lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: M C Grassick

towards rear early, headway into midfield after 1f, in touch with leaders on inner before halfway, pressed leaders when bit short of room over 2f out, outpaced when ridden and weakened from over 1f out

12/1

3rd

8

(15)

29th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 98y

19:40 Galway

Brown Eagle

9st 11lb

J: W J Lee

T: M C Grassick

prominent, raced wide, led narrowly halfway, ridden 1f out, headed final 110yds, no extra and lost second towards finish

16/1

14/1

Form: -23066

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
Formerly trained by Marco Botti; easy winner of a soft-ground maiden last year and has run well in defeat at times since; below form lately and sold for 14,000Gns at the sales in July; tough draw.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

5

(15)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Way To Win

9st 9lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: John Joseph Hanlon

always towards rear, took keen hold, pushed along on outer over 2f out, no impression when raced wide home turn, hung right 1f out, soon eased

14/1

6th

6

(4)

3rd Jul 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

14:45 Chelmsford (AW)

Way To Win

9st 9lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Marco Botti

took keen hold, prominent, went second over 4f out, ridden and made strong challenge over 1f out, led narrowly 1f out, headed final 110yds, soon lost position and hampered, weakened towards finish

14/1

Form: 334 BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Showed promise in two maidens and a similar effort on handicap debut at Killarney last time; needs to squeeze out a bit more but dropped 1lb and should be involved; stable selected.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

8

(19)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:20 Leopardstown

Three Laws

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

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

6/1

10

(5)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Three Laws

9st 3lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Showed promise in two maidens and a similar effort on handicap debut at Killarney last time; needs to squeeze out a bit more but dropped 1lb and should be involved; stable selected.

5/1

4th

3

(2)

11th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 20y

18:15 Killarney

Three Laws

9st 9lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

briefly led, headed but prominent soon after start, pressed leader when pushed along over 3f out, ridden to challenge over 2f out, outpaced under 2f out, kept on but no impression inside final 110yds

3/1

Form: 6-8390

Last run: 75 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Maiden has shown some ability but was poor on soft ground last twice; cheekpieces worn last time removed; due to run in the 7.40 here Friday.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

16th

1

(1)

12th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:05 Cork

Ten Coins

10st 0lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

started quickly, briefly led towards far side early, prominent when ridden over 2f out, weakened gradually from under 2f out, dropped to last when eased inside final furlong

16/1

11

(2)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Ten Coins

9st 2lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

Maiden has shown some ability but was poor on soft ground last twice; cheekpieces worn last time removed; due to run in the 7.40 here Friday.

22/1

15th

7

(9)

29th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 98y

19:40 Galway

Ten Coins

9st 12lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

towards rear of midfield, pushed along towards rear over 2f out, no impression when carried left home turn

20/1

Form: 2-0005

Last run: 20 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Best 2yo form was on testing ground but coped well with a sound surface at Killarney last time and is 2lb lower today, with a good draw; yard second-string but a squeak; due to run in the 7.40 here Friday.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13

(3)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Princess Azure

8st 13lb

J: Tom Madden

T: Mrs John Harrington

Best 2yo form was on testing ground but coped well with a sound surface at Killarney last time and is 2lb lower today, with a good draw; yard second-string but a squeak; due to run in the 7.40 here Friday.

12/1

12th

16

(2)

29th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 98y

19:40 Galway

Princess Azure

9st 9lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

prominent on inner, ridden and outpaced 2f out, weakened from over 1f out

15/2

5th

4

(1)

11th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 20y

18:15 Killarney

Princess Azure

9st 6lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

prominent, led soon after start, pushed along from under 3f out, faced challenge when ridden over 2f out, headed over 1f out, weakened gradually inside final furlong

20/1

Form: 843731 D

Last run: 31 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Got off the mark at Bellewstown over 1m despite appearing to not handle the track all that well; raised 5lb for that and has a solid chance; due to run in the 7.40 here Friday.
Place /
No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

15

(13)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

The Pargey Bee

8st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Got off the mark at Bellewstown over 1m despite appearing to not handle the track all that well; raised 5lb for that and has a solid chance; due to run in the 7.40 here Friday.

7/1

6th

17

(1)

29th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 98y

19:40 Galway

The Pargey Bee

9st 8lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

bumped start, midfield, pushed along over 2f out, waiting for room on inner under 2f out, ridden and ran on well inside final furlong, not reach leaders (jockey said gelding got a bump leaving the stalls)

13/2

Form: 226193

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

11

(4)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

Eighty Eight

9st 7lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: J P Murtagh

sweating, in touch with leaders, pushed along 2f out, switched right and went second then ridden from over 1f out, no extra inside final 110yds

16/1

1

(10)

31st Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 73y

17:10 Galway

Eighty Eight

10st 0lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: J P Murtagh

3rd

6

(4)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

1m 2f 75y

19:00 Down Royal

Eighty Eight

9st 4lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

led, ridden under 2f out, soon kept on, wandered around inside final furlong, headed and no extra final 110yds

9/2

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Non-runners

Eighty Eight, Three Laws, Ten Coins, Princess Azure, The Pargey Bee

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Payout
Exacta €737.00
Straight Forecast €595.40
Tricast €2392.60
Trifecta €4304.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Three Laws

RP Ratings (IRE):

Elmos Fire

SPOTLIGHT:

Lady Arwen

TOPSPEED:

Arch Enemy

The Irish Sun:

Pessoa