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19:50 Leopardstown

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Leopardstown Golf Centre Handicap (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 1m 1f 0y
  • 18 runners
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Leopardstown Golf Centre Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.70
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 050016 C

Last run: 49 days

W: 9st 13lb

6 yo Horse

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Had shown potential on a few occasions before winning at 20-1 over 1m here in early-June; fair sixth off his revised rating here a fortnight later.

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14th

16

(6)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:05 Leopardstown

Focus Required

9st 0lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

His course wins over 1m/1m1f last summer were on good ground and his record on soft is poor; down the field when last seen on AW in January.

20/1

10th

13

(15)

18th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:10 Dundalk (AW)

Focus Required

9st 8lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Twice successful at Leopardstown last summer; needs to step up on recent course form; seventh last month over 1m2f; others preferred.

20/1

15

(4)

6th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Focus Required

9st 5lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Twice successful at Leopardstown last summer; needs to step up on recent course form; seventh last time in race in which Halcyon Spirit beat Newgirlintown; first reserve.

16/1

  • Place: £4.80

Form: -08458 D

Last run: 44 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Almost two years without success; consistent enough this term but Sligo run last time was not quite as good as previous Limerick and Fairyhouse runs; needs to find a bit more

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No Results Found

10/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form: 8-765

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Three runs in maidens; has something to build on now following long-priced fifth over C&D on handicap debut two weeks ago.

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3rd

8

(14)

21st Dec 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Riccardi Medici

9st 12lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

towards rear, pushed along and headway towards near side under 2f out, ridden and switched left over 1f out, ran on and went third inside final 110yds, no match for first two

15/2

2nd

13

(15)

7th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Riccardi Medici

9st 4lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

Off the mark at the eighth attempt when well backed for a 1m4f handicap here last month; up 7lb and the return to shorter isn't guaranteed to suit but he's less exposed than most; drawn wider than ideal.

6/1

OUR TIP

14/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 668-00

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

AW winner in Britain; stable in form but has proved disappointing on first two Irish runs at Limerick in June and Galway last week, not a big price on those two occasions, so probably worth a market check.

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No Results Found

25/1

Form: 0075-0 C

Last run: 59 days

W: 8st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Now 11lb below his last winning mark, at Cork in October 2020; failed to reach the first four in five starts last year; little encouragement from his seasonal debut at Gowran.

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16th

22

(12)

13th Jul 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

18:50 Leopardstown

Treble Cone

8st 12lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Gerard Keane

Two-time winner but a long time since the latest of those; okay C&D run in August but little in three starts since albeit better for last month's reappearance at Gowran.

20/1

Form: 5-6320

Last run: 114 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Winner and placed three times at Dundalk; never in the first three in eight runs on turf, a record that implies he may find this too demanding on his first run after a break.

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6th

4

(15)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

10st 0lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

midfield, headway on near side of group 3f out, kept on but no impression inside final furlong

9/1

6th

1

(3)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

10st 0lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

midfield

9/2

4th

5

(10)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

9st 11lb

J: Colin Keane

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

took keen hold, midfield, headway 2f out, pressed leaders but no extra when bit short of room inside final furlong

16/1

9/1

Form: 770003 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Last month's Navan third of 19 came from out of the blue; each-way chance if reproducing the form of that run which came only a week after an undistinguished display over hurdles.

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No Results Found
8th
11 (16)
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10/1

Form: 7-0330 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 10lb

7 yo

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Five-time winner, including three at this venue; no success since 2019 but has shown she retains ability; good C&D third behind Smaoineamh Eile on penultimate start, but down the field behind the same opponent here four weeks ago.

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No Results Found

6/1

Form: 0-0603 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Won a Gowran handicap over 1m1f last year when partnered by today's rider; not much impression on first three starts this year; returned to form with recent Naas third of 18 over 1m; strong candidate with Keane back aboard now.

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10th

1

(17)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Stormy Jenn

10st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: P Cluskey

Only two wins in a 30-race Flat career but both have come at this venue; worth considering now after recent Naas second on her seasonal debut; has an edge over Captured.

4/1

2nd

1

(6)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Naas

Stormy Jenn

10st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: P Cluskey

soon prominent, led on inner over 3f out, joined under 2f out, ridden when headed over 1f out, kept on but no match for winner

10/1

10th
15 (15)
Stop On Red

33/1

Form: 570008

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Three-time Dundalk winner; much less effective on turf, save for a third placing over 1m at this venue last season; out of form this year.

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8th

6

(5)

19th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Stop On Red

9st 8lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: Miss Katy Brown

Three-time Dundalk winner; made a successful stable debut in classified event at Catterick (7f, good) last August but he's been well held in four runs since including when a never-dangerous fourth here (8.6f) on Saturday; others preferred.

14/1

4th

2

(6)

17th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Stop On Red

9st 8lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: Miss Katy Brown

midfield, towards rear halfway

11/1

10/1

Form: 51-625 BF

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Unlucky in running when unplaced favourite at Dundalk last month; holds a place chance on the evidence of his previous Bellewstown second

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14

(14)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Navan

Tara Power

9st 4lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Only a length away over this far at Dundalk last time but his strike-rate of 1-32 is offputting.

12/1

3rd

11

(9)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:50 Dundalk (AW)

Tara Power

8st 7lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Best form here has been over 1m, winning in 2001 and strong-finishing second in January (having missed the break); tardy start and left with plenty to do over this trip on latest; 9lb wrong here so lots to find.

16/1

20/1

Form: 392608

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

All his best form has been at Dundalk; one of his better turf efforts at Navan last time, but that was merely enough to secure a mid-field placing; held by Shining Aitch on that running.

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14th

12

(15)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Dr Patrick

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Sole win from 27 runs came over C&D in 2021; recent runs not encouraging and 7lb wrong.

20/1

13th

12

(1)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Dr Patrick

8st 12lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Luke Comer

Sole win from 26 runs came over 1m2f here in 2021; has to find improvement on his recent form.

22/1

13th
16 (17)
Tharif

14/1

Form: 0808

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Modest form in maidens; did not seem to stay 1m5f on handicap debut at Down Royal; addition of blinkers may help, but stable is having a lean season by usual standards, illustrated by just a single Galway winner, albeit an impressive one; draw not ideal.

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12th

2

(7)

26th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:10 Tipperary

Tharif

9st 11lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: D K Weld

midfield, lost position when pushed along under 3f out, dropped to rear when ridden and no impression from 2f out

14/1

13th

16

(17)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Tharif

9st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

never better than mid-division

14/1

8th

3

(6)

22nd Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 175y

20:30 Down Royal

Tharif

9st 10lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

midfield, pushed along and headway on outer from 3f out, ridden and weakened from under 2f out

8/1

Form: 44-011 CD

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Placed only once last season; took advantage of a declining mark when scoring readily over just a little further at this venue on her second start of the season; backed that up with a determined C&D success four weeks ago; up 17lb in total, further progress is feasible

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5th

5

(16)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Smaoineamh Sile

9st 7lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: John C McConnell

Produced a strong staying performance to get the win at her local track Bellewstown on her latest outing; AW form not as solid but relatively unexposed at the same time and potential for more to come.

3/1

1st

11

(17)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 187y

16:35 Bellewstown

Smaoineamh Sile

9st 3lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: John C McConnell

prominent on outer, led halfway, ridden and ran on well final furlong

6/1

Form: 654536

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Consistent sort, never worse than sixth or better than third in six Irish handicap starts; needs to find some improvement in first-time cheekpieces.

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1st

6

(2)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Satono Chevalier

9st 1lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Richard John O’Brien

soon midfield, switched right over 2f out, keeping on when switched right and ridden towards near side over 1f out, ran on to lead inside final 110yds

8/1

4th

4

(7)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Satono Chevalier

9st 1lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Richard John O’Brien

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 2f out, chased clear leader over 1f out, no extra and lost two places inside final 110yds

4/1

14/1

Form: 855-45

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Not beaten far at Limerick in his two handicap attempts; needs to find a little extra to reach the first three for the first time.

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16th

5

(12)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Chambery Prince

9st 11lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Andrew Lee

midfield, pushed along from 5f out, weakening when ridden and no impression over 3f out, became detached under 2f out, eased final furlong, tailed off

14/1

13/2

Form: 6-69

Last run: 72 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

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.

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1st

1

(7)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Soilse

9st 5lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

Improved form when apprentice-ridden in two handicap runs in quick succession last month; excellent run when out of the handicap at Leopardstown prompted a sharp rise in the ratings, but again ran well when fourth at Galway; went back into maiden company here last week, finishing up a close-up third behind two Joseph O'Brien-trained runners.

5/1

3rd

10

(14)

16th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:00 Dundalk (AW)

Soilse

9st 5lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

in touch with leaders

9/2

4th

6

(8)

31st Oct 2022

Heavy

1m 0f 73y

13:10 Galway

Soilse

9st 12lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

took keen hold, prominent, pushed along from 3f out, outpaced and bit short of room when lost position home turn, soon ridden, ran on and went fourth towards finish

5/1

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Payout
Exacta €4699.00
Straight Forecast €2547.20
Tricast €29967.70
Trifecta €48837.00

Selections

The Irish Sun:

Satono Chevalier

SPOTLIGHT:

Soilse

POSTDATA:

Shining Aitch

RP Ratings (IRE):

Out On Friday