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16:50 Gowran Park

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BOYLESPORTS Supporting Irish Racing Handicap

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 1m 1f 100y
  • 17 runners
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BOYLESPORTS Supporting Irish Racing Handicap

Runners: 20 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £6.00
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 084582

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Almost two years without success; produced his best display since last autumn when second at Leopardstown last week, might well have prevailed but for hanging on the turn into the straight; capable of another big run.

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No Results Found
2nd
15 (11)
Spirituoso

10/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 603063

Last run: 18 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Two wins on AW; last month's C&D third suggests she is capable of a minor win on turf, though she is not at all certain to confirm form with Complete Fiction who came from a long way back then.

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6th

4

(2)

2nd Dec 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Spirituoso

9st 9lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Lee Smyth

C&D winner; beaten roughly 4l over C&D last month when drawn wider than ideal; can go well again from the same mark with a better draw.

7/1

4th

5

(13)

9th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Spirituoso

9st 10lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Lee Smyth

took keen hold, prominent

10/1

7th

6

(9)

7th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Spirituoso

9st 9lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Lee Smyth

towards rear of midfield, pushed along and headway on outer from over 3f out, midfield when ridden from over 1f out, soon no extra

9/2

8/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: -66902

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Twice runner-up off lowly marks in handicaps last year; came right back to form on second start for this yard when touched off over C&D last month; good chance but high draw is a concern.

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3rd

6

(14)

2nd Dec 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Lily Of The Glen

9st 4lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

Made a winning start for this yard, losing her maiden tag at the 21st attempt over C&D last month; only up 2lb for that career best and she can give another good account.

4/1

1st

15

(15)

9th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Lily Of The Glen

9st 2lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

First reserve; 20-race maiden; beaten 8l over C&D last month; back with former trainer; bad draw.

9th

10

(1)

7th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Lily Of The Glen

9st 4lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Lee Smyth

led early, soon headed but prominent, nudged along under 3f out, ridden under 2f out, weakened quickly final furlong

11/2

12/1

  • Place: £3.90

Form: 315450 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Consistent for the most part this year; not one of her better runs at Killarney last month, but could be given some of chance here with Sarah Verling's 10lb claim.

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4th

2

(2)

3rd Feb 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Matilda With Me

10st 0lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Rodger Sweeney

C&D defeat of Dark Street in November her first on this surface; solid runs since over 1m4f without conclusively staying so no surprise she is back in trip; respected from a good draw.

13/2

4th

2

(13)

4th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Matilda With Me

10st 0lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Rodger Sweeney

Three-time turf winner; notched first AW success in November, beating subsequent winner Dark Street; backed that up with a solid third last month, 2 1/4l in front of fourth-placed Anjah; one of only a few in this field with solid recent form; strong chance.

11/4

3rd

4

(5)

9th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Matilda With Me

9st 12lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Rodger Sweeney

prominent, ridden and chased clear leader over 1f out, no extra and lost second inside final 110yds

5/1

Form: 571624 D BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Has been holding his form well since 1m1f Leopardstown win in June; fourth over C&D on latest when he came from off the pace after losing ground at the start; fair chance he can reverse form with third-placed Spirituoso.

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9th

12

(7)

12th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 0y

16:45 Leopardstown

Complete Fiction

8st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Jarlath P Fahey

Best form had been here on good ground until posting a career-best RPR in winning a big-field handicap at last year's Galway Festival (yielding to soft); returns off a 5lb higher mark but fair shout if resuming where he left off.

6/1

Form: 5-0077

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Does not appeal as being well treated on the evidence of his first two handicap starts at Listowel and Bellewstown.

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4th

5

(16)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:45 Curragh

Mr Rango

9st 8lb

J: Shane Foley

T: John M Harney

Consistent for Ross O'Sullivan, winning twice over 1m2f on soft ground; up to career-high mark after recent Leopardstown win for this yard over same trip, having his field well strung out when winning going away; cheekpieces now fitted for drop in trip and seems sure to go well.

9/2

1st

7

(6)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

14:15 Leopardstown

Mr Rango

9st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: John M Harney

prominent, pressed leaders when switched right 2f out, led when ridden 1f out, ran on and went clear final 110yds, eased towards finish, comfortably

11/2

13/2

Form: 123731

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Gained a second 1m4f win on his latest start; up 11lb for that and possible that he will find this too short; draw is also a potential hazard; on a positive note, Colin Keane sticks with him.

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OUR TIP

Form: 932202

Last run: 50 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

AW winner, 0-17 on turf. twice second at this venue this season; could go well again after another second at Sligo last time, a showing that represented a return to form after a below-par 1m run at this venue.

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11th

6

(1)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Barretstown

9st 11lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Both wins have come here including over C&D; encouraging February return effort wasn't backed up fortnight later however so bit to prove now but front-runner has prime draw.

10/1

7th

10

(11)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Barretstown

9st 9lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

led narrowly, headed but pressed leader after 2f

5/1

Form: -30749 BF

Last run: 109 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Fair fourth over a longer trip at this venue on penultimate start; unplaced favourite at Limerick last time; draw not ideal; modest form overall

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17

(2)

7th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Fancy Red Diamond

8st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Third reserve; poor sort is 8lb out of handicap here, impossible to make a case for.

13th

2

(13)

17th Sep 2022

Soft

1m 1f 100y

17:05 Gowran Park

Fancy Red Diamond

9st 13lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

prominent, pushed along 3f out, weakening when bit short of room over 2f out, soon no extra

100/1

7th

14

(13)

1st Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 136y

18:20 Clonmel

Fancy Red Diamond

8st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

soon in rear, some headway when pushed along over 2f out, keeping on when switched left under 2f out, ran on towards near side inside final furlong, never on terms

10/1

Form: 988-95

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Cause not helped by 6lb rise in the ratings following a good run in a claiming race at Killarney four weeks ago; on the plus side she has shown her best form at this venue

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13th

13

(11)

16th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:30 Dundalk (AW)

Is Fantastic

8st 11lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

23-race maiden; tailed off on rare hurdles outing early this month; only second AW start here.

20/1

14th

7

3rd Nov 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 7f 188y

14:15 Thurles

Is Fantastic

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

always towards rear, not fluent 2nd, jumped right 3rd, pushed along and weakened after 4 out

50/1

15

(1)

1st Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 136y

18:20 Clonmel

Is Fantastic

9st 6lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

First reserve; maiden not helped by 6lb rise in the ratings following a good run in Killarney claimer in July; no show back in handicap company behind Out On Friday at Gowran and well held in claimer there yesterday.

25/1

Form: 708850

Last run: 71 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Four-time winner whose best form has been on AW is over further than this; outside draw a negative.

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0

1

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

16:35 Kilbeggan

Chateau Musar

11st 12lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: John Geoghegan

Low-grade Flat handicapper whose four wins have come at Dundalk where he was in competitive last winter but poor run on turf at Leopardstown when last seen in March; hard to see him making an immediate impact hurdling.

33/1

20th

19

(20)

19th May 2023

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

19:30 Leopardstown

Chateau Musar

8st 13lb

J: Tom Kiely Marshall

T: John Geoghegan

All four wins have come at Dundalk where he was in competitive form through the winter (latest run was a backward step); 0-11 on turf but there has been the occasional promise and could run well.

14/1

11th

12

(10)

1st Feb 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

13:42 Dundalk (AW)

Chateau Musar

9st 3lb

J: Tom Kiely Marshall

T: John Geoghegan

prominent, pushed along from 3f out, outpaced when ridden over 2f out, soon weakened

13/2

12th
13 (6)
Sods Law

14/1

Form: 70-018

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Ended a long losing run with Bellewstown win in June; had plenty of horses behind him at Leopardstown but appears held by Complete Fiction.

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13th

14

(6)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Sods Law

8st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Has generally struggled since Bellewstown win in June; completely tailed off here last month; yard in reasonable form.

33/1

12th

11

(16)

16th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Sods Law

8st 13lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Luke Comer

always towards rear

33/1

17

(17)

14th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Sods Law

8st 7lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Luke Comer

Third reserve; won at Bellewstown over the summer but well held since; step up in trip could suit though.

14/1

Form: 48358- BF

Last run: 264 days

W: 9st 3lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

More effective on AW than on turf but should at least be better for a recent hurdles run; high draw could be a negative.

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15

(10)

15th Aug 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Lady De Vesci

9st 3lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: M Halford

First reserve; well-exposed but capable at this level back at Dundalk; tongue tie and cheekpieces.

13th

10

(18)

10th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:50 Gowran Park

Lady De Vesci

9st 3lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

towards rear of midfield, ridden over 2f out, made no impression

14/1

7th

3

14th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 20y

18:30 Roscommon

Lady De Vesci

11st 13lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: M Halford

midfield, ridden when minor headway before 2 out, keeping on when switched right run-in, never on terms

12/1

Form: 84-948

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

One win and six places from 23 starts; fair fourth over 1m at Listowel on penultimate start; needs to find improvement in first-time blinkers.

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8th

3

(5)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Han Solo

9st 11lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Augustine Leahy

Has placed form here; made all to beat 24 rivals at Cork eight weeks ago and race has worked out well but big hike in the ratings means he's vulnerable now.

8/1

15th
18 (12)
Tooso

Form: 626806

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Placed twice for Johnny Murtagh including when second in a C&D claimer in May; limitations apparent in handicaps since then; first reserve.

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14th

14

(19)

13th May 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 5f 0y

16:35 Navan

Tooso

8st 13lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: S M Duffy

13-race maiden; little of note in her form; finished behind Contrapposto, All Ways And Ever and Starlight Rose at Gowran last month.

33/1

18

(18)

20th Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:10 Tipperary

Tooso

9st 0lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: S M Duffy

Twice placed for Johnny Murtagh; down the field in race won by Rockview Roman at Gowran on Tuesday; second reserve.

9th

14

(3)

18th Apr 2023

Soft

1m 1f 130y

17:45 Gowran Park

Tooso

9st 0lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: S M Duffy

Placed for Johnny Murtagh but quiet in four runs for another yard and has changed stables again.

20/1

Form: 234098

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Showed decent form when placed at Dundalk and Leopardstown in early part of the campaign; more recent efforts not as encouraging; plenty to find with Complete Fiction on Leopardstown running.

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14th

15

(16)

15th Jun 2023

Yielding

1m 1f 0y

20:00 Leopardstown

Pride Of Pimlico

8st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Brendan W Duke

midfield

33/1

19

(14)

24th Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

20:10 Naas

Pride Of Pimlico

8st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Brendan W Duke

5f course winner at two; twice a 1m winner at Dundalk in 2021; most recent AW form has been weak; struggled over hurdles last time.

20/1

14th

5

22nd Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:05 Punchestown

Pride Of Pimlico

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Brendan W Duke

soon midfield, in touch with leaders on inner after 3 out, mistake when ridden and weakened quickly 2 out

33/1

10/1

Form: -82820

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Maiden went close over 1m1f at Tipperary in April and again over 1m4f at Fairyhouse in June; needs to bounce back from disappointing Bellewstown run; uneven form is a concern.

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7th

1

(14)

22nd Sep 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Draco Pulchrac

10st 0lb

J: Ben Coen

T: A J Martin

Won twice here last year; unplaced three turf starts in the summer but came back to form with a fine run last time at Down Royal over this trip; should go well.

6/1

3rd

4

(1)

8th Sep 2023

Good

1m 2f 75y

18:40 Down Royal

Draco Pulchrac

9st 11lb

J: Ben Coen

T: A J Martin

Dual AW winner at up to 1m4f a year ago; Leopardstown comeback in June was encouraging but little impression since including over C&D six weeks ago; dropping back into this grade will help.

10/1

Form: 8-0300 C

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Best Irish form has been at this venue; third here three starts back in race in which Eastern Racer was fifth; second reserve.

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14th

4

(11)

15th Aug 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:40 Dundalk (AW)

Shimla Rolann

9st 10lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

held up in behind leaders, close up when pushed along over 4f out, soon reminder, bumped and slightly hampered when weakening 2f out, soon ridden and no impression

20/1

19

(5)

10th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:50 Gowran Park

Shimla Rolann

9st 10lb

J: Sean Davis

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

Best Irish form has been at this venue; third here three starts back in race in which Eastern Racer was fifth; second reserve.

13th

6

(19)

20th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Naas

Shimla Rolann

9st 11lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

towards rear of midfield, nudged along when bit short of room 2f out, switched right over 1f out, ridden and kept on final furlong, never dangerous

14/1

Form: 4-0000

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Two wins in Britain in 2019; fair Irish form last year, out of form in 2022; third reserve.

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11th

10

(2)

28th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Colonel Slade

9st 0lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Gillian Scott

Dual AW winner in Britain and went close off mark of 56 over C&D just under a year ago; little this term but signs of a revival when sixth of 15 at Bellewstown last month; can lead and is drawn to do so.

12/1

6th

11

(8)

28th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 176y

14:35 Bellewstown

Colonel Slade

8st 13lb

J: W J Lee

T: Gillian Scott

soon led, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong

50/1

10th

11

(14)

20th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 15y

14:35 Listowel

Colonel Slade

8st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Gillian Scott

midfield on outer, ridden and struggling over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

20/1

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Non-runners

Odd Venture, Shimla Rolann, Colonel Slade

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €812.00
Straight Forecast €830.20
Tricast €7714.60
Trifecta €4398.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Complete Fiction

RP Ratings (IRE):

Out On Friday

The Irish Sun:

Complete Fiction