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17:15 Leopardstown

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Manguard Plus Handicap

  • Prize money: £5453.78
  • 0m 7f 15y
  • 18 runners
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Manguard Plus Handicap

Runners: 21 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.60
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 160505 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

7-70; won at Navan in April and best run since came over C&D last time behind Ampeson (Clevelys third, Skontonovski sixth); dropped 2lb and needs to build on that to have a say.

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9th

13

(15)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Sunset Nova

8st 12lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

in touch with leaders, prominent halfway, weakened over 1f out

7/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 402182 CD

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Won at the 17th time of asking with a comfortable C&D success in June; has six top four finishes to his name so far this term; bounced back after poor Bellewstown showing with good Fairyhouse run 29 days ago; up 4lb; good chance.

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12th

2

(6)

3rd May 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Royal Tribute

9st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

midfield

8/1

25/1

  • Place: £4.20

Form: 265890

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Winless since 2018; soundly beaten at Cork 13 days ago and all his best recent form has come on the AW; others make more appeal.

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14th

5

(14)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Fastman

9st 4lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Losing run since winning over 1m at Bellewstown in September 2022; short of room and ran about in a 1m handicap two weeks ago on stable debut; could go well though.

12/1

6th

5

(14)

8th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Fastman

9st 7lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Losing run since winning over 1m at Bellewstown in September 2022; needs to improve on his distant fifth in a claimer here last month; new yard.

10/1

OUR TIP

4/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 901203 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

In good form since joining John McConnell; won at Roscommon in May and was just denied at Cork next time; well held at the Curragh but bounced back with a cracking third at Galway last week behind Clear Quartz; up 3lb but in fine fettle and likely to be right there again.

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7th

5

(4)

18th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:05 Gowran Park

No Patience

9st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

soon led, ridden and headed under 2f out, weakened final furlong

14/1

6th

5

(17)

31st Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:50 Galway

No Patience

9st 13lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: John C McConnell

Won over this trip at Roscommon in May; placed over 1m at the festival here in July but not as good since; handles soft but probably better on a sound surface; one of three runners for John McConnell.

20/1

15th

6

(14)

15th Oct 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

15:10 Leopardstown

No Patience

9st 12lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: John C McConnell

midfield, pushed along when short of room and lost position over 1f out, soon no extra

16/1

9/2

Form: -24012 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Showed a good attitude to get off the mark at Cork on penultimate start; ran well at Fairyhouse off 6lb higher next time when drifting left inside the closing stages before keeping on for second; good draw and ought to go well again.

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18th

2

(2)

6th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:40 Cork

Sondheim

10st 1lb

J: Neve Bennett

T: Craig O’Neill

Dual winner, including over C&D last year on good ground; several solid runs in defeat this season but was below his best at the Curragh last time; chance if bouncing back down 3lb.

12/1

13th

4

(9)

20th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:35 Curragh

Sondheim

9st 13lb

J: Neve Bennett

T: Craig O’Neill

Good efforts in defeat all four starts this turf season under today's regular rider, most recently every chance when close third at Fairyhouse last month; 3lb rise doesn't help her cause though.

10/1

Form: 770320

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Never got into it at Galway nine days ago but has ran with credit on plenty of occasions this season, with two seconds and a third since joining current team; drop back to 7f should suit; can go well.

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5th

4

(5)

18th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

15:08 Newcastle (AW)

Cleveleys

9st 13lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

led at steady pace, headed and raced in second over 3f out, ridden and every chance over 1f out, weakened gradually inside final 110yds

12/1

6th

2

(10)

14th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

16:19 Redcar

Cleveleys

9st 13lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

dwelt start, in touch with leaders up the centre, pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, soon no extra, 4th of 14 in group

13/2

4th

6

(6)

6th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 50y

Class 5

15:35 Ayr

Cleveleys

9st 8lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

towards rear, switched to near side over 3f out, not clear run and ridden under 3f out, short of room under 2f out, headway on outer over 1f out, no extra and tenderly handled final 110yds

8/1

Form: 604048

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Has ran okay at times this season but failed to beat a rival home over C&D 21 days ago; needs to improve and the application of cheekpieces may bring that but hard to be overly confident with.

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14th

9

(2)

31st Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

17:00 Gowran Park

Bonnyrigg

9st 8lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: James McAuley

prominent, pressed leaders when pushed along under 3f out, weakening when ridden and no impression from 2f out

25/1

9th

4

(3)

10th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:35 Gowran Park

Bonnyrigg

9st 12lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Richard John O’Brien

towards rear, pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened final furlong

10/1

7th

6

(5)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 15y

17:15 Leopardstown

Bonnyrigg

9st 12lb

J: W J Lee

T: Richard John O’Brien

in touch with leaders, pressed leaders when ridden 2f out, no extra inside final furlong, weakened final 110yds

16/1

Form: 042-09

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Showed promise in three Dundalk maidens throughout the winter; soundly beaten on both handicap starts so far and probably remains best watched for now.

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13th

10

(10)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 6f 0y

14:30 Cork

Rose Of Malta

9st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: P F O’Donnell

Didn't go on from her initial AW promise as a 2yo but best run since was a 2nd over 7f in a handicap here last year; a repeat of that will see her go close and Keane aboard is a positive.

9/2

4th

11

(20)

6th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:40 Cork

Rose Of Malta

9st 4lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: P F O’Donnell

Maiden was a close second over C&D last year (heavy); beaten 5l on the round course here last time and down 5lb; needs her best.

16/1

8th

4

(14)

30th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:20 Cork

Rose Of Malta

9st 9lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: P F O’Donnell

Good chance on last year's form; free and not disgraced on return under this rider; could be ready to fire.

12/1

20/1

Form: 070607

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Sole turf success came at the Curragh in 2018; not in the best of form this season and hard to make a case for him.

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7th

11

(9)

10th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Arcanears

8st 13lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

Has been a fine servant over the years, winning five times here, including his first success at this trip last time; has to defy a 6lb rise but still respected.

9/2

1st

1

(8)

10th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Arcanears

10st 1lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: M Halford

towards rear, steady headway 2f out, soon short of room then squeezed through to challenge, ridden to lead from 1f out, ran on final 110yds

11/2

3rd

1

(6)

1st Feb 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:27 Dundalk (AW)

Arcanears

10st 2lb

J: W J Lee

T: M Halford

Fifth for the fourth race on the spin over 1m here a fortnight ago and shaped like a return to 7f would be fine last time; eased another 1lb and has a much better draw this time.

3/1

10th
11 (12)
Eriskay

20/1

Form: 6-3909

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Navan maiden winner last term (5.5f, good); started the season brightly with good display at Naas but not as good in three runs since; needs to improve in first-time blinkers.

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7th

16

(16)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 5f 164y

14:55 Navan

Eriskay

8st 12lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: D K Weld

Sole win came over C&D as a 2yo; has basically been regressive since; well beaten last time; others more likely.

33/1

8th

15

(1)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 6f 0y

14:30 Cork

Eriskay

8st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Navan maiden winner two years ago has been basically regressive since; dropped in the weights again but needs more.

18/1

10/1

Form: 056-54

Last run: 23 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Bounced back from 216 days off with good Bellewstown run and backed that up when fourth at Killarney last time; dropped 1lb; going the right way and should continue to improve; poor draw.

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12th

12

(13)

12th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Nyla Rua

8st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

12/1

13th

11

(14)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Nyla Rua

8st 12lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: John C McConnell

Bits and pieces of form last year for Tom McCourt; a couple of good runs at Gowran for Jack Davison early in turf season; off since June and has changed stable again.

8/1

4th

11

(10)

18th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:40 Gowran Park

Nyla Rua

8st 13lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Jack W Davison

prominent, pushed along disputing second 2f out, ridden and outpaced inside final furlong, kept on but lost third towards finish

5/1

12/1

Form: 894

Last run: 54 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Showed good improvement from run-to-run in her three maiden outings earlier in the season; fair enough mark for handicap debut; poor draw but top jockey booked; don't discount.

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12th

15

(20)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 15y

17:15 Leopardstown

Uisce

9st 6lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

took keen hold, midfield, pushed along over 2f out, minor headway when ridden over 1f out, weakened and eased inside final 110yds

12/1

4th

14

(10)

11th Jun 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:30 Limerick

Uisce

9st 3lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

midfield, headway under 3f out, ridden and went fourth under 2f out, kept on final furlong, not reach leaders

20/1

16/1

Form: 6-9020

Last run: 61 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Showed little in two outings earlier in the season before he was just denied by Bells On Her Toes at Gowran in May; failed to back that up off 3lb higher when well-beaten at Listowel since; questions to answer.

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1st

12

(9)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

13:23 Doncaster

Bantry

8st 10lb

J: Luke Morris

T: John O’Shea

0-16 but returned after a wind op with an encouraging fifth of nine in 7f Kempton handicap (first-time hood replaced other aids) last month; not ruled out if he can build on that.

10/1

Form: 05-086 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Backed up decent C&D run with a good showing at Killarney 23 days ago; dropped another 2lb and should be able build on that; winless since 2020; though.

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13th

11

(16)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Notforalongtime

9st 11lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Laura Hourigan

Excellent servant to his trainer; landed a 7f claimer at Dundalk last month when last seen; rated 8lb inferior on turf and his bad draw could be negated by racing handily; respected.

10/1

Form: 197060 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Has five wins on his CV so far but only the one on turf, which came at Cork last September; ran okay over C&D on penultimate start but never got into it at Galway last week; others appeal more.

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12th

7

(5)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Skontonovski

9st 10lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Six of eight wins have been on AW; heavy ground against him on recent turf appearances; never threatened at Naas nine days ago and well held by Stormy Jenn and Captured on that evidence.

14/1

28/1

Form: 788008

Last run: 53 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Showed minor promise in maidens and has failed to land to blow in three handicap outings so far; plenty of improvement needed.

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7th

8

(8)

5th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 35y

Class 6

18:45 Hamilton

Precedent

9st 0lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Rebecca Menzies

Good second over 8.5f here in July (soft) but rather disappointing since, including when only sixth back at 1m at Carlisle last week; others preferred.

9/1

6th

7

(2)

31st Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 173y

Class 6

14:45 Carlisle

Precedent

11st 0lb

J: Mr Philip Thomas

T: Rebecca Menzies

Ex-Irish maiden who finished second on two of his five starts for Rebecca Menzies, more recently at Hamilton (8.3f, soft) last month; found 1m2f on heavy ground too taxing on latest outing but didn't run badly; a possible.

7/2

5th

4

(8)

24th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

20:00 Beverley

Precedent

9st 8lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Rebecca Menzies

Unlikely that he gave his running when tried over 1m2f two runs back but solid efforts otherwise this season and bumped into an improver over shorter at Hamilton (soft); just 2lb higher and should go well.

5/2

16/1

Form: 844805

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Nine-race maiden; some good runs earlier in the season at Dundalk and Tipperary and ran okay in Ballinrobe claimer last time; capable of a good run but overall form makes him hard to fancy.

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9th

11

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Mosaaheb

12st 0lb

J: Anna Cropper

T: John Joseph Hanlon

0-30 and shown nothing over hurdles or on the Flat recently.

100/1

Form: 4100-0 D

Last run: 54 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Gowran winner last June for James Barrett; hasn't been the same in four outings since and probably best watched on stable debut; cheekpieces on.

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13th

10

(11)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Devious Dreamer

9st 3lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Peter McCreery

Poor form for several different trainers since 2021 Gowran win, last of 14 here in March; readily discounted.

33/1

14th

5

(12)

10th Mar 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Devious Dreamer

9st 10lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Garry Caldwell

Shown very little since winning at Gowran in 2021 and was tailed off on yard debut when last seen; off 218 days and visor now tried.

33/1

Form: 707160 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; won at Dundalk in March but well held in both starts since; others preferred.

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10th

10

(4)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Maestro Stick

9st 4lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Defied expectation and his mark when landing a 6f claimer here three weeks ago; up 20lb for that and that is probably too much to overcome here.

10/1

Form: 004-05 CD

Last run: 29 days

W: 8st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; last on reappearance but improved with good showing at Fairyhouse last time; needs to build on that.

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13th

11

(9)

31st Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:05 Dundalk (AW)

Airgead

9st 1lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

Gained first win since 2020 in a 1m handicap at this venue in November; well held last three starts.

20/1

9th

7

(7)

12th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Airgead

9st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: Mrs Prunella Dobbs

in touch with leaders

8/1

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Payout
Exacta €530.00
Straight Forecast €732.90
Tricast €11420.30
Trifecta €13556.00

Selections

The Irish Sun:

Bantry

SPOTLIGHT:

Royal Tribute

POSTDATA:

Skontonovski

RP Ratings (IRE):

Sunset Nova