August 01 / 17.20 Naas

17.20 Naas

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  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 17 runners
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Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £19.50
  • Place: £4.80

Form: -09445 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
In good form on testing ground at the back end of last season and has been running well in defeat considering he hasn't had his ground so far this campaign; back on a good mark and one to consider back at this trip but a bit below par at Galway on Saturday.
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3

(14)

5th Aug 2022

Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:55 Tipperary

Kodiac Prince

9st 12lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Thomas Cleary

Had been running well in defeat on ground a bit quick for him this term before getting his head back in front when he had his conditions at Naas on Monday; clearly in good form and some rain would give him a should but 7lb penalty isn't ideal.

8/1

1st

16

(8)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

Kodiac Prince

9st 4lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Thomas Cleary

midfield, ridden over 2f out, soon chased leaders, led and kept on strongly inside final 110yds (trainer said, regarding the apparent improvement in form, that the gelding had shown a liking for the track when finishing second in a handicap here last year, which was noted)

12/1

16/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 226193

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Got off the mark when stepped up to an extended 1m1f at Gowran and bounced back from a lesser effort when beaten roughly 2l at Down Royal 10 days ago; more needed to defy this mark back down in trip.
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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

22/1

  • Place: £3.30

Form: 001630 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Gained a third career win at Limerick in June from 9lb lower; signs the handicapper has caught up since and best form is on good.
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5th

2

(6)

11th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

20:20 Leopardstown

Church Mountain

10st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

briefly led, headed but prominent after 2f, pressed leader over 2f out, short of room on inner when slightly hampered and lost ground 2f out, soon ridden, kept on but no impression inside final furlong

5/1

3rd

7

(7)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

Church Mountain

9st 11lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

led, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and kept on well from under 2f out, headed then lost second inside final 110yds

22/1

17

(10)

28th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 98y

15:20 Galway

Church Mountain

9st 3lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Limerick winner was a fine third off this mark at Leopardstown but was never involved in the 7.50 Galway Tuesday.

12/1

Form: 67-611 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Followed up a claimer success with a handicap win at Killarney last month; 6lb rise looks manageable and warrants respect for in-form yard but well held at Galway on Saturday.
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4th

12

(13)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

My Minervina

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

switched left soon after start, in rear, not clear run from over 2f out, midfield when pushed along under 2f out, chased leaders when ridden inside final furlong, stayed on

11/2

18

(7)

26th Jul 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Galway

My Minervina

9st 9lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Second reserve; bidding for a hat-trick after Bellewstown and Killarney successes; probably better suited by 1m.

2

(3)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:05 Gowran Park

My Minervina

9st 13lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Arrives bidding for a hat-trick, proving a Bellewstown claiming success was no fluke when winning a handicap at Killarney last week (won going away); 6lb rise looks to be on the lenient side and quicker ground could be in her favour too.

9/4

16/1

Form: 392105 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Gained a first win since debut in a Leopardstown handicap in June and not beaten far in two runs since; best form on quicker ground though.
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2nd

9

(3)

11th Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Leopardstown

Morning Approach

8st 11lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

soon towards rear, raced wide when headway going okay 3f out, keeping on when ridden under 2f out, ran on and went second inside final 110yds, no match for winner

12/1

5th

15

(17)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

Morning Approach

9st 5lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

switched left soon after start, in rear, nudged along over 2f out, headway from under 2f out, switched left and ridden inside final furlong, stayed on

16/1

5th

11

(15)

7th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Leopardstown

Morning Approach

9st 7lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

towards rear of midfield, pushed along over 2f out, headway when ridden on near side of group under 2f out, kept on but held inside final 110yds, not reach leaders

11/1

16/1

Form: 7-4007 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Promising return over C&D but lesser efforts in three starts since; down to very good mark and he's run well on soft ground before; respected.
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6th

2

(3)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

Bucky Larson

10st 5lb

J: Sean Bird

T: G M Lyons

midfield, pushed along under 3f out, in touch with leaders when ridden from under 2f out, no extra and lost two places final strides

16/1

7th

7

(9)

11th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 20y

18:45 Killarney

Bucky Larson

9st 3lb

J: Sean Bird

T: G M Lyons

soon towards rear, raced wide home turn, soon pushed along, outpaced and dropped to last when ridden 2f out, ran on final 110yds, made no telling impression

10/1

9th

12

(20)

25th Jun 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:50 Curragh

Bucky Larson

9st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

dwelt start, towards rear, headway 4f out, pushed along over 2f out, midfield when ridden 1f out, kept on

12/1

Form: 0-8932 D BF

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
No wins on turf since a French success in 2018; three-time AW winner a couple of seasons ago and has returned to form of late; up 2lb for recent C&D second when only beaten half a length; should be involved again.
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7th

6

(5)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

Juyush

10st 0lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Miss Jennifer Anne Lynch

took keen hold, prominent, ridden over 2f out, no extra from over 1f out (jockey said gelding hung badly right throughout)

8/1

2

(2)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

1m 2f 75y

19:00 Down Royal

Juyush

10st 0lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Miss Jennifer Anne Lynch

3-3 at Dundalk, those wins gained consecutively in late-2020 when trained by Sarah Lynam; only 1-23 on turf but holds clear chance on the basis of recent placed form; can be fancied to reverse Leopardstown form with Zahee after a rather luckless second at Naas; has looked capable of staying further in those 1m races.

3/1

Form: 411-57 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Both wins came on AW when starting out for this yard in December; turf form isn't at the same level and his mark seems stiff enough for now.
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8th

5

(11)

11th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

20:20 Leopardstown

Mulgrave

9st 10lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

took keen hold, midfield, nudged along over 2f out, hung left and lost position when ridden briefly over 1f out, kept on when tenderly handled final 110yds

12/1

8th

8

(2)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

Mulgrave

9st 11lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

took keen hold, tracked leader, ridden under 2f out, weakening when slightly hampered over 1f out, beaten inside final furlong

33/1

20

(1)

28th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 98y

15:20 Galway

Mulgrave

9st 2lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: John C McConnell

Second reserve; dual AW winner can improve from Turf return three weeks ago and not ignored.

9th
5 (12)
Loingseoir

8/1

Form: 053823 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Won three handicaps last year but has been creeping up the handicap without winning so far this campaign; excellent run at Galway last week when making up a lot of ground from rear; could be argued that a 3lb rise is fair for that and the return to further on testing ground shouldn't be an issue.
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9th

5

(12)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

Loingseoir

10st 1lb

J: J Cleary

T: M C Grassick

prominent, ridden and weakened gradually from over 2f out (jockey said gelding ran flat)

8/1

3rd

6

(6)

26th Jul 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Galway

Loingseoir

10st 0lb

J: J Cleary

T: M C Grassick

dwelt start, in rear, became detached soon after start, keeping on when bit short of room over 2f out, not clear run home turn, soon good headway, ridden and ran on inside final furlong, switched right and went third towards finish, not reach leaders

12/1

1st

8

(12)

28th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 2f 44y

19:10 Roscommon

Loingseoir

9st 6lb

J: J Cleary

T: M C Grassick

never better than mid-division, outpaced when ridden 2f out, soon weakened

11/4

Form: 341633 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Winning debut for this yard at Dundalk in March and has run well in defeat since returning to turf including a placed effort over C&D; unproven on softer ground though and doesn't look particularly well treated at present; others stronger.
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10th

4

(10)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

Giuseppe Cassioli

10st 2lb

J: W J Lee

T: Gerard O’Leary

towards rear, pushed along over 2f out, ridden but no impression from under 2f out

16/1

3rd

8

(5)

11th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 20y

18:45 Killarney

Giuseppe Cassioli

8st 13lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Gerard O’Leary

held up in midfield, pushed along under 3f out, soon headway, went third when ridden and kept on inside final furlong, no match for first two

6/1

3rd

1

(3)

22nd Jun 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:40 Naas

Giuseppe Cassioli

10st 3lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Gerard O’Leary

Very experienced AW performer with three wins and nine places; quick to strike for this stable, winning over 7f at Dundalk on the first of two outings in March; limited turf experience, but ground should be right for him here.

10/1

4/1

Form: 22-124 BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Plenty of promise in two starts here as a 2yo and winning return in a maiden at Leopardstown in May; two creditable efforts in defeat since and the step up to 1m could yield improvement if she handles the quicker ground; seems on a good mark.
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11th

10

(9)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

Corporal Violette

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

midfield, towards rear of midfield 3f out, ridden but no impression from 2f out (jockey said filly ran disappointingly; vet said filly was post race normal)

4/1

4th

1

(3)

14th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Leopardstown

Corporal Violette

10st 0lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

midfield, lost position 3f out, pushed along and headway from 2f out, chased leaders when ridden over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

100/30

1st

6

(3)

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

16:50 Naas

Corporal Violette

9st 5lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

led, headed after 1f, ridden and lost second 2f out, no extra inside final furlong

2/1

Form: 51047-

Last run: 261 days

W: 10st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Latest win came at Windsor over 1m2f over a year ago; doesn't look well treated on her seasonal return debuting for a new yard.
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1st

12

(4)

10th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Gowran Park

One Small Step

8st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

dwelt start, soon midfield, headway and pressed leaders on outer halfway, led going okay under 2f out, ridden when edged right over 1f out, slight lead when hung right inside final furlong, kept on well towards finish

33/1

12th

3

(15)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

One Small Step

10st 3lb

J: Emmet McNamara

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

towards rear of midfield, pushed along but no impression from over 2f out

33/1

7th

8

(3)

13th Nov 2021

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 2

13:20 Lingfield (AW)

One Small Step

8st 12lb

J: Louis Steward

T: Brian Meehan

Back to winning ways at Windsor (1m2f, good to firm) in July and she looked unlucky not to go close at Haydock (1m, good to firm) last time having seen little daylight; ran well in three starts on the AW around this time last year and not a great surprise were she to figure.

4/1

9/1

Form: 8-2062 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Returned to turf with a narrow defeat at Limerick in April and bounced back from a couple of lesser efforts when beaten roughly 1l back at Limerick last time; seems to save his best for that venue and softer ground might not be ideal this time; wide draw.
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13th

9

(16)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

Monzoon

9st 10lb

J: Tom Madden

T: Ross O’Sullivan

raced wide, prominent, switched left and joined main group after 1f, ridden but weakened quickly from over 2f out

9/1

1st

6

(6)

7th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:15 Limerick

Monzoon

9st 2lb

J: Tom Madden

T: Ross O’Sullivan

held up in behind leaders, headway on turn over 2f out, ridden and went third over 1f out, kept on well towards finish

7/1

8th

7

(4)

22nd Jun 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:40 Naas

Monzoon

9st 11lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Best form at Dundalk, where he has won twice; started the season brightly with a second placing at Limerick; poor Curragh run last time in a race in which Ampeson, Juyush, Church Mountain and Zahee finished in front of him.

6/1

OUR TIP

Form: 1/1-3 C BF

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict
Returned to the Flat with a Listed win in October and hit the frame in a Listed race at Roscommon on return; should come on for that but he's on a tough mark and 1m might not be ideal.
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1

(6)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

Jason The Militant

11st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Henry De Bromhead

Returned to the Flat with a Listed win in October and hit the frame in a Listed race at Roscommon on return; should come on for that but he's on a tough mark and 1m might not be ideal.

12/1

3rd

1

(3)

28th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

19:40 Roscommon

Jason The Militant

10st 0lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Henry De Bromhead

ducked left start, midfield, pressed leaders after halfway, went second when pushed along under 3f out, ridden 2f out, no extra when lost second towards far side over 1f out, no match for first two

5/1

Form: 95-000

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
A fair way below the form he showed in Britain in three outings for this yard this term; unproven on slower ground and others have more obvious claims.
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6th

5

(1)

5th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 33y

Class 4

15:40 Musselburgh

Higher Kingdom

9st 6lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: John C McConnell

in rear throughout, lost touch from 3f out

12/1

14

(11)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

Higher Kingdom

9st 5lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: John C McConnell

A fair way below the form he showed in Britain in three outings for this yard this term; unproven on slower ground and others have more obvious claims.

40/1

14th

8

(14)

7th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Leopardstown

Higher Kingdom

9st 10lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: John C McConnell

always towards rear, ridden under 2f out, kept on but no impression inside final furlong

9/1

Form: 91-604 CD

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
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.
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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

7/1

Form: 6-69

Last run: 69 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Some promise in a trio of starts in maidens, particularly last time when beaten roughly 10l at Gowran in a race that has produced winners; tongue-tie on for handicap debut and warrants consideration here.
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9

(11)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Soilse

9st 11lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

Best of three maiden runs was on debut last year in a 7f maiden won by subsequent Classic winner Joan Of Arc; two fairly inconclusive runs this season after a long absence; potentially interesting with tongue-tie fitted for handicap debut.

13/2

17

(1)

1st Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:20 Naas

Soilse

8st 12lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

Some promise in a trio of starts in maidens, particularly last time when beaten roughly 10l at Gowran in a race that has produced winners; tongue-tie on for handicap debut and warrants consideration here.

7/1

9th

5

(9)

24th May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Gowran Park

Soilse

10st 1lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

Has shaped quite well in a pair of Curragh maidens over shorter; up in trip and third time lucky not out of the question for this sister to Brightly Shining.

11/1

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Non-runners

Jason The Militant, Joe Masseria, Higher Kingdom, Soilse

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Payout
Exacta €2850.00
Straight Forecast €2116.30
Tricast €18569.90
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Corporal Violette

SPOTLIGHT:

Loingseoir

TOPSPEED:

Corporal Violette

POSTDATA:

Corporal Violette

The Irish Sun:

Loingseoir