August 04 / 19.50 Leopardstown

19.50 Leopardstown

Good

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

3

(7)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Focus Required

9st 13lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

slowly into stride, ducked left start, towards rear, switched right 3f out, steady headway when pushed along on near side of group from over 2f out, keeping on when ridden over 1f out, went second and ran on inside final furlong, led final strides

12/1

9th

10

(6)

16th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Leopardstown

Focus Required

9st 8lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Luke Comer

midfield, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and no impression inside final furlong

16/1

1st

16

(15)

2nd Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

17:40 Leopardstown

Focus Required

8st 10lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

towards rear, headway waiting for room over 1f out, ridden and ran on well on outer inside final furlong, not reach leaders

20/1

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 / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

5

(13)

10th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:50 Gowran Park

Out On Friday

9st 12lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Philip M Byrne

prominent, led after 2f, ridden 2f out, hard pressed final furlong, kept on, just did enough

11/2

2nd

12

(13)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Out On Friday

9st 8lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Philip M Byrne

ducked right start, pushed along briefly, soon briefly led, prominent after 1f, led again after 3f, went clear before halfway, ridden from under 2f out, reduced lead inside final furlong, headed final strides (jockey said gelding hung on the bend into the straight)

16/1

8th

3

(6)

21st Jun 2022

Good

1m 2f 38y

19:50 Sligo

Out On Friday

9st 13lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Philip M Byrne

10/1

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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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

14

(14)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Riccardi Medici

9st 3lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

ducked left start, towards rear, pushed along when headway from over 2f out, soon ridden, went third and ran on inside final furlong, not reach leaders

10/1

5th

8

(7)

21st Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Leopardstown

Riccardi Medici

9st 5lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

towards rear, ridden and some headway but still plenty to do over 1f out, kept on strongly inside final furlong, nearest finish

16/1

6th

14

(10)

6th Jun 2022

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:05 Gowran Park

Riccardi Medici

9st 8lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

towards rear of midfield, ridden and minor headway from over 3f out, never dangerous

33/1

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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2nd

14

(3)

5th Aug 2022

Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:55 Tipperary

Blackcastle Storm

9st 3lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Matthew J Smith

pushed along briefly, soon led, pushed along home turn, ridden when faced challenge 2f out, headed but kept on well inside final furlong, no match for winner

20/1

4th

1

(6)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Blackcastle Storm

10st 0lb

J: W J Lee

T: Matthew J Smith

prominent early, prominent in chasing group when pushed along over 2f out, ridden from over 1f out, kept on but no impression inside final furlong

14/1

14th

14

(3)

26th Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 123y

20:20 Galway

Blackcastle Storm

9st 13lb

J: W J Lee

T: Matthew J Smith

took keen hold, in touch with leaders early, steadied when bit short of room and dropped to midfield soon after start, lost position before halfway, towards rear over 2f out, soon nudged along and minor headway, eased final 110yds (jockey said gelding was badly impeded after the start)

9/1

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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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

18

(5)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Treble Cone

8st 8lb

J: Joe Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

midfield, pushed along from 3f out, headway when ridden under 2f out, hung left over 1f out, soon lost position, kept on inside final 110yds, not reach leaders

25/1

5th

9

(10)

28th Sep 2021

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:10 Cork

Treble Cone

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Gerard Keane

Capable when bringing his best and subject to good market support five weeks ago at Bellewstown when mid-field, only beaten 3l; most recent win came in second division of this race last year off 7lb higher; interesting.

6/1

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

2

(2)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Cursory Exam

9st 13lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Gerard O’Leary

midfield, headway going okay when bit short of room on inner and switched right 2f out, minor headway when ridden over 1f out, switched left inside final furlong, bit short of room when kept on against far rail final 110yds, not reach leaders

14/1

14th

10

(5)

12th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

9st 6lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Gerard O’Leary

Got off the mark with a course win in October and has been consistent since, not beaten far in any of his five runs; beaten just half a length over C&D last time and only nudged up 1lb for this; another one of these should fall his way.

6/1

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

4

(3)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Shining Aitch

9st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

towards rear, headway when pushed along and switched left 2f out, keeping on when bit short of room and switched right inside final furlong, never on terms

9/1

3rd

6

(25)

9th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

17:07 Navan

Shining Aitch

10st 0lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: T G McCourt

in touch with leaders on outer early, headway and prominent after 3f, pressed leader halfway, led and pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, headed from 1f out, soon weakened

25/1

10th

8

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 188y

17:05 Bellewstown

Shining Aitch

11st 12lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: T G McCourt

in rear, some headway before 3 out, no impression when bumped then mistake 2 out

100/1

10/1

Form: 7-0330 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 10lb

7 yo Mare

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

11

(16)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Innamorare

9st 10lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield, ridden and minor headway from over 2f out, keeping on when slightly hampered over 1f out, soon lost position and no impression

10/1

16th

4

(21)

7th Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:00 Leopardstown

Innamorare

10st 1lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Gavin Cromwell

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield when pushed along and weakened under 5f out, dropped to last when ridden briefly over 3f out, soon eased, pulled up under 3f out, burst blood vessel

10/1

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

10

(8)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Stormy Jenn

9st 11lb

J: Colin Keane

T: P Cluskey

prominent early, went modest second over 3f out, pushed along from 2f out, soon ridden and no extra, weakened final furlong

6/1

3rd

4

(12)

20th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Naas

Stormy Jenn

10st 0lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: P Cluskey

midfield, ridden under 2f out, still plenty to do 1f out, ran on well towards far side inside final furlong, went third final strides, nearest finish

25/1

15th

14

(25)

24th Jun 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:53 Curragh

Stormy Jenn

9st 7lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: P Cluskey

towards rear of midfield, pushed along and some headway 2f out, kept on, never on terms

28/1

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

15

(15)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Stop On Red

9st 2lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: J G Coogan

lost many lengths start, recovered in rear before halfway, pushed along from 3f out, headway when switched right 2f out, soon ridden, kept on inside final furlong, nearest finish (jockey said gelding was very slowly away from the gates)

33/1

8th

6

(15)

12th Jul 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:50 Dundalk (AW)

Stop On Red

9st 11lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: J G Coogan

dwelt start, in rear, raced wide when nudged along over 2f out, some headway when ridden briefly towards near side over 1f out, midfield when eased inside final 110yds

33/1

12th

11

(8)

13th May 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Leopardstown

Stop On Red

9st 7lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: J G Coogan

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

13

(4)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Tara Power

9st 8lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Keith Henry Clarke

midfield, minor headway when pushed along 3f out, soon bit short of room and lost position when outpaced, ridden briefly and no impression over 1f out (jockey said gelding never let itself down on the ground)

10/1

5th

3

(5)

12th Jul 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:20 Dundalk (AW)

Tara Power

9st 13lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Keith Henry Clarke

dwelt start, in rear, pushed along from under 3f out, headway when not clear run 2f out, soon switched right, keeping on when ridden 1f out, not clear run when switched right inside final furlong, ran on towards finish, did well in the circumstances

4/1

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

17

(1)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Dr Patrick

8st 13lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Luke Comer

prominent early, prominent in chasing group when pushed along 4f out, weakened over 2f out, dropped to rear when ridden and no impression over 1f out

20/1

11th

18

(15)

9th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

17:07 Navan

Dr Patrick

9st 4lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Luke Comer

slowly into stride, in rear, pushed along from over 3f out, minor headway when ridden on near side of group from over 2f out, kept on final 110yds, nearest finish

12/1

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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Verdict Starting price

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

10th

13

(13)

24th May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Gowran Park

Tharif

9st 8lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: D K Weld

Has cut little ice in both starts to far and will need to find quite a bit of improvement to worry the main players.

33/1

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

11

(12)

11th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

20:20 Leopardstown

Smaoineamh Sile

9st 0lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: John C McConnell

dwelt start, raced in last early, rapid headway after 1f, led after 2f, pushed along when faced strong challenge over 2f out, edged left 2f out, soon ridden, headed and weakened from over 1f out, eased final 110yds

10/1

14th

8

(9)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Smaoineamh Sile

9st 11lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: John C McConnell

prominent, led after 1f, headed after 3f, soon chased clear leader, lost second and pushed along over 3f out, weakening when ridden and no impression 2f out

9/2

4th

12

(25)

7th Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:00 Leopardstown

Smaoineamh Sile

9st 8lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: John C McConnell

towards rear of midfield, nudged along over 3f out, headway when ridden towards near side 2f out, ran on inside final furlong, went second final strides, nearest finish

25/1

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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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

15th

6

(10)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Satono Chevalier

9st 11lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Richard John O’Brien

in touch with leaders early, prominent in chasing group when pushed along under 3f out, ridden 2f out, soon weakened

8/1

6th

1

(9)

13th Jul 2022

Good

1m 3f 35y

19:40 Killarney

Satono Chevalier

10st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Richard John O’Brien

towards rear of midfield, ridden and headway under 2f out, kept on final furlong, never on terms

6/1

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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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

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

Form: /460/0

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Down the field behind Smaoineamh Sile here last month on her first run since 2020; did not get the best of runs then, but others have much more obvious claims.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7

(18)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Leopardstown

Sea The Dawn

9st 11lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Peter Lawlor

Down the field behind Smaoineamh Sile here last month on her first run since 2020; did not get the best of runs then, but others have much more obvious claims.

25/1

14th

1

(4)

7th Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:00 Leopardstown

Sea The Dawn

10st 2lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Peter Lawlor

soon towards rear of midfield on inner, nudged along when bit short of room under 3f out, soon lost position, dropped to rear when short of room under 2f out, soon in the clear and minor headway, no extra but kept on inside final furlong

33/1

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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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

Sea The Dawn, Soilse

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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