August 02 / 19.30 Roscommon

19.30 Roscommon

Good To Yielding

Curraghboy Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 2m 0f 30y
  • 18 runners
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Curraghboy Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.40
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 43-8

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict
Best of three maiden hurdle runs was when third to subsequent Grade 3 winner Kilbarry Chloe at Wexford on testing ground; was a long way below that level at Bellewstown since on good ground but is a big player if bouncing back from that.
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1st

15

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Rioga Choice

10st 11lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent, stumbled after 2nd, led going easily before 3 out, soon clear, went further clear approaching last, easily

3/1

8th

16

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 188y

17:05 Bellewstown

Rioga Choice

10st 11lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

took keen hold, pressed leader, jumped left 5th, not fluent 2 out, soon ridden and weakened

5/2

3rd

11

6th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Wexford

Rioga Choice

10st 13lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

Big price when staying on for a remote fourth behind the high-class Kilcruit in a 20-runner maiden at Punchestown early last month; should be better for that experience.

8/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 212 D BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won a Kelso bumper on fast ground in May but couldn't follow up at odds-on at Newton Abbot last month; good jumping pedigree (family of Denman) and likely to go well on hurdling debut.
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2nd

10

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Come On Du Berlais

11st 2lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders, prominent halfway, pushed along and chased clear leader before 3 out, ridden and no impression from 2 out

5/1

2nd

1

11th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 5

16:15 Newton Abbot

Come On Du Berlais

11st 3lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders, on outer but headway home turn, ridden and every chance 1f out, kept on but held inside final furlong

4/5

1st

6

29th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 51y

Class 3

17:40 Kelso

Come On Du Berlais

10st 8lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

All the rage in the betting and beaten only half a length at Ayr (good; 8-11) on debut four weeks ago, leading briefly inside final 1f; that sets the standard on form and she's the one to beat.

5/4

9/1

  • Place: £3.30

Form: 20-4

Last run: 66 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Made a promising debut when runner-up to a useful sort in a Killarney bumper last year; well beaten on testing ground in a Navan maiden hurdle in March but much improved on a sound surface when fourth at Punchestown in May; go close if building on that.
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3rd

6

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Morning Logic

11st 4lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Thomas Coyle

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders after 4 out, went modest third 3 out, no impression from 2 out

9/1

4th

8

28th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 50y

16:18 Punchestown

Morning Logic

11st 12lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Thomas Coyle

Flat-bred; 33s, nearly took sole bumper (Killarney last year); not seen again until tailing off on heavy Navan terrain, too free; do better; hooded.

16/1

14th

7

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Navan

Morning Logic

11st 12lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Thomas Coyle

Excellent first run when 33-1 second in a Killarney bumper last May, should be in the mix if reappearing in same sort of shape. Killarney winner Judicial Law later joined Jonjo O'Neill and has won twice over hurdles, including a recent 2m5f handicap at Ludlow.

9/2

Form: 40-906

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Flat winner has shown a glimpse of ability over hurdles but major improvement needed on recent efforts.
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4th

2

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Astrophysicist

11st 9lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: J A Nash

soon led, clear after 2nd, reduced lead halfway, pushed along and headed before 3 out, no impression from 2 out

16/1

6th

11

14th Jul 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

19:30 Killarney

Astrophysicist

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: J A Nash

prominent, pushed along and dropped to midfield after 4 out, no impression from 2 out

33/1

Form: 8-

Last run: 113 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Flat handicap winner in UK a year ago; beaten a long way on hurdling debut at Tramore in April and loads of improvement needed.
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5th

3

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Lorca

11st 9lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: E J O’Grady

midfield, some headway 3 out, pushed along and kept on from last, never near to challenge

28/1

8th

1

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:30 Tramore

Lorca

11st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: E J O’Grady

Form: 37-

Last run: 344 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
First reserve; decent third in the bumper on this card last year and another solid effort when third in a Flat maiden at Dundalk last winter; could run well but will probably come on from this hurdling debut.
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6th

16

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Steel Queen

10st 11lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

raced freely, in touch with leaders, pushed along before 3 out, no impression before 2 out

6th

10

(15)

19th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

15:50 Dundalk (AW)

Steel Queen

9st 7lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Henry De Bromhead

Modest form in bumpers but showed better form when third of 14 in a course maiden on Flat debut last month; should appreciate this longer trip but needs to improve to have a say and her draw isn't ideal.

11/2

3rd

11

(15)

8th Dec 2021

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:15 Dundalk (AW)

Steel Queen

9st 4lb

J: W J Lee

T: Henry De Bromhead

Flat-bred filly is half-sister to 6f AW winner; ran well when third on bumper debut at Roscommon in August before disappointing on second outing later that month; not one to rule out on Flat/AW debut.

12/1

Form: 608/05

Last run: 57 days

W: 11st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Best effort came on second hurdle start last time at Listowel but significant improvement is still required.
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7th

7

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Out The Gap

11st 4lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Patrick G Kelly

towards rear, some headway after 4 out, no impression before 2 out, never near to challenge, tailed off

25/1

5th

11

6th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Listowel

Out The Gap

11st 12lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Patrick G Kelly

towards rear, never on terms

100/1

11th

17

16th May 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:00 Killarney

Out The Gap

11st 4lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Patrick G Kelly

Form: 8-

Last run: 214 days

W: 11st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Useful Flat horse won a 1m2f Curragh maiden on testing ground last year but handles a sound surface also; not disgraced on hurdling debut at Punchestown last December; market will be interesting on return.
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8th

4

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Wild Dollar

11st 9lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

midfield on inner, headway and in touch with leaders after 4 out, pushed along before 3 out, weakening when bad mistake 2 out, soon no extra, tailed off

9/1

8th

15

31st Dec 2021

Heavy

1m 7f 120y

12:45 Punchestown

Wild Dollar

11st 2lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

Got a 1m2f Curragh maiden in the stewards' room in May and ended a light campaign with third place finish off 87 at same venue in July; hurdles debut.

14/1

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
First foal; dam no sign of ability in bumpers, half-sister to 7f-9.4f AW winner Gifted Heir; will have to be smart to take this on debut but a notable jockey booking.
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9th

8

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Roguey

11st 4lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: W J Lanigan

towards rear, reminders after 3rd, minor headway 3 out, kept on run-in, tailed off

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Sixth foal; half-brother to bumper/2m hurdle winner Powerful Out; dam placed in bumpers all four starts, sister to bumper/useful 2m4f-3m1f hurdle/chase winner Sydney Paget; decent pedigree and shouldn't be disgraced on debut.
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8

11th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Tramore

Thelonglad

10st 13lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: Michael J McDonagh

Beaten a long way out when tailed off at 66-1 at Roscommon on debut.

66/1

10th

13

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Thelonglad

11st 1lb

J: Cathal Landers

T: Michael J McDonagh

never better than mid-division, pushed along towards rear after 4 out, soon no impression, tailed off

22/1

Form: 8/000-

Last run: 305 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well beaten on all starts and can't be fancied.
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11th

9

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Weston Road

11st 4lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Denis W Cullen

raced freely, prominent, soon raced in second, pushed along and weakened quickly before 3 out, tailed off

200/1

10th

12

1st Oct 2021

Good

2m 0f 0y

13:38 Gowran Park

Weston Road

12st 0lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: Denis W Cullen

Nothing positive to report from four starts; best to look elsewhere.

100/1

12th

9

18th Sep 2021

Good

1m 7f 170y

12:15 Navan

Weston Road

12st 0lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Denis W Cullen

No show in a pair of bumpers last autumn and again on last month's hurdles bow at Ballinrobe; can only be watched.

66/1

Form: 07

Last run: 8 days

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Poor on the Flat but not disgraced in a Galway novice hurdle last week; will have better chance in handicaps.
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12th

11

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Elzvale

11st 1lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

towards rear of midfield, pushed along after 4 out, soon no impression, tailed off

66/1

7th

5

25th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 130y

17:10 Galway

Elzvale

11st 0lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

towards rear, in touch with leaders when mistake 3 out, pushed along on outer 2 out, soon ridden, no impression when bad mistake last

100/1

9th

4

15th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:30 Kilbeggan

Elzvale

10st 13lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

midfield, pushed along and headway after 2 out, wandered around approaching last, kept on and went third run-in, nearest finish

33/1

66/1

Form: 7

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well beaten in a Kilbeggan maiden hurdle on debut and loads of improvement is needed.
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13th

12

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

How Decc

11st 1lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: E Seymour

in touch with leaders early, soon midfield, towards rear halfway, ridden and detached from 4 out, tailed off

66/1

7th

11

8th Jul 2022

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:50 Kilbeggan

How Decc

11st 0lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: E Seymour

took keen hold, towards rear of midfield, ridden 3 out, minor headway from 2 out, never dangerous

100/1

20/1

Form: 3- BF

Last run: 353 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Promising debut in a Perth bumper a year ago, finishing 7.5l behind a useful winner; his absence since is a concern but has the ability to run well; non-runner (reserve) in the 5.40 at Cork Monday.
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14th

5

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Masrur

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

prominent, pushed along and weakened after 4 out, tailed off

20/1

22

1st Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 2f 180y

17:40 Cork

Masrur

12st 0lb

J: Mr E P O’Brien

T: S R B Crawford

Third reserve; by top Flat sire and gave good account at Perth (6-4), so one of the more interesting.

Form: 9807-7

Last run: 51 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; not a lot to show for five bumper runs and passed over.
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10th

5

7th Aug 2022

Good

2m 2f 165y

14:30 Downpatrick

Glenview

10st 13lb

J: E Walsh

T: Desmond McDonogh

always towards rear, no impression from 4 out, tailed off

50/1

17

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Glenview

10st 11lb

J: E Walsh

T: Desmond McDonogh

Second reserve; not a lot to show for five bumper runs and passed over.

7th

9

30th Oct 2021

Soft

2m 0f 190y

15:35 Down Royal

Glenview

11st 8lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Desmond McDonogh

Soundly beaten in three bumpers and makes little appeal.

66/1

OUR TIP

Form: 7-14 D

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Decisive winner of a Limerick bumper on second start but didn't progress when fourth in a winners' bumper at Bellewstown last time; penalised for winning but still has to be respected on hurdling debut from this source.
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2nd

2

5th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 160y

16:45 Wexford

High City Roller

11st 12lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: W P Mullins

prominent, nudged along and went second before 2 out, ridden and made strong challenge run-in, just held

11/8

1

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

High City Roller

11st 12lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Decisive winner of a Limerick bumper on second start but didn't progress when fourth in a winners' bumper at Bellewstown last time; penalised for winning but still has to be respected on hurdling debut from this source.

3/1

4th

1

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 188y

20:10 Bellewstown

High City Roller

12st 0lb

J: Mr M J M O’Sullivan

T: W P Mullins

in touch with leaders, pushed along over 3f out, outpaced when ridden from under 3f out, kept on

11/4

Form: 4-43

Last run: 53 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Has run to a similar level in her three hurdle starts, all over this trip; has had a break since last run but needs to have improved to make the breakthrough.
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1st

11

12th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:50 Tramore

Doyenna

11st 5lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

held up in midfield, headway on outer after 3 out, chased leaders when pushed along before 2 out, ridden and went second after 2 out, made challenge when carried left last, kept on strongly and led post

3/1

14

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Doyenna

10st 11lb

J: Conor Orr

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

Has run to a similar level in her three hurdle starts, all over this trip; has had a break since last run but needs to have improved to make the breakthrough.

5/1

3rd

14

10th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Clonmel

Doyenna

11st 5lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

midfield, headway from 3 out, ridden and went third before 2 out, kept on well towards far side run-in, held towards finish

9/2

Form: 6-76

Last run: 70 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; best of two maiden hurdle runs was when beaten 19l at Punchestown in May; could get involved if improving from that.
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3rd

7

6th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:20 Kilbeggan

Harel Du Marais

11st 4lb

J: J J Slevin

T: S R B Crawford

in touch with leaders on inner, pushed along and headway after 2 out, ridden and ran on well run-in, went third inside final 110yds, no match for first two

20/1

18

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 30y

19:30 Roscommon

Harel Du Marais

11st 4lb

J: E Walsh

T: S R B Crawford

Third reserve; best of two maiden hurdle runs was when beaten 19l at Punchestown in May; could get involved if improving from that.

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Non-runners

High City Roller, Doyenna, Glenview, Harel Du Marais

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Payout
Exacta €81.00
Straight Forecast €75.20
Trifecta €588.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Rioga Choice

SPOTLIGHT:

Morning Logic

The Irish Sun:

Wild Dollar

TOPSPEED:

Rioga Choice

POSTDATA:

Rioga Choice