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Pat Smullen Coast To Curragh Cycle August 27th Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5701.68
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Pat Smullen Coast To Curragh Cycle August 27th Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.80
  • Place: £3.10

Form: 500071 C

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Dual 1m winner for Andrew Kinirons last year, including at this venue; ended a spell in Britain with 1m Thirsk win six weeks ago 6lb higher now.

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

13th

10

(11)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:20 Dundalk (AW)

Praying Mantis

9st 2lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: J Larkin

Four-time winner in the past but a shadow of her former self this year despite a plummeting mark; makes little appeal.

33/1

11th

13

(9)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:10 Down Royal

Praying Mantis

8st 7lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: J Larkin

Has won four of her 31 starts; has deteriorated on the evidence three runs this season.

25/1

12th

12

(2)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 187y

16:35 Bellewstown

Praying Mantis

9st 0lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: J Larkin

in touch with leaders

33/1

10/1

  • Place: £5.50

Form: 9-8557

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

This trip is shorter than anything she has tried so far; never better than fifth though she had plenty of rivals behind when taking that place at Leopardstown three starts ago; needs to improve in order to feature.

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2

(11)

1st Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 136y

17:20 Clonmel

Cherub Rock

10st 1lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Richard John O’Brien

Fourth behind a gambled-on winner at Gowran yesterday, not quite matching the form she had shown at the same venue three weeks earlier; fair chance again if reappearing.

4/1

4th

3

(13)

31st Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

15:55 Gowran Park

Cherub Rock

9st 8lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Richard John O’Brien

took keen hold, soon towards rear of midfield, headway 3f out, in touch with leaders when pushed along towards near side over 2f out, keeping on when ridden under 2f out, not reach leaders

9/2

2nd

9

(9)

10th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:05 Gowran Park

Cherub Rock

9st 6lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Richard John O’Brien

midfield, pushed along over 2f out, keeping on when switched left under 2f out, ridden over 1f out, ran on towards near side inside final furlong, went second but no chance with winner towards finish

10/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: -21737

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Has done most of her racing over 6f, won over a bit further than at Limerick four starts ago; generally reliable filly; finished one place behind Eleuthera when seventh in a 23-runner contest at Naas last week; could go well from a low draw.

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

19th

5

(20)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Cnodian

9st 12lb

J: Megan Telford-Kelly

T: W McCreery

Tends to travel well but risky now under inexperienced rider; looks ready for a drop back in trip after not finding much at the Curragh; cannot rule out.

10/1

8th

5

(9)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Cnodian

10st 0lb

J: Jessica Maye

T: W McCreery

travelled strongly, in touch with leaders

15/2

3rd

18

(15)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Curragh

Cnodian

9st 4lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

Goes well on soft, scoring at Limerick in June; needs to improve on recent form though.

16/1

12/1

Form: 0047

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Fair fourth in a 1m maiden at Limerick; did not seem to stay an extended 1m1f in his first handicap at Ballinrobe; blinkered for the first time.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

3

(7)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

James Henry

10st 1lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Leanne Breen

prominent, challenging towards near side from under 2f out, kept on well and went second towards finish, just failed

3/1

1st

1

(9)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:35 Dundalk (AW)

James Henry

10st 2lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Leanne Breen

Belatedly off the mark at the 18th attempt when getting up late over 7f here last month off 60, having previously been touched off over today's trip by Theriverrunsdeep (runs in first division); up 4lb but respected.

11/2

1st

5

(7)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

James Henry

9st 11lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Leanne Breen

soon pressed leader, challenging up the centre going okay under 2f out, ridden inside final furlong, kept on well to lead towards finish

9/2

100/30

Form: 746413 BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Naas 1m winner three weeks later; only just failed to follow up over C&D three days later, losing out by two short heads to the long-priced Helmet Star (first reserve); same mark now, holds a leading chance.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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No Results Found

Form: 0-0001 CD

Last run: 18 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Long-priced C&D winner last time, with Barnhill Rose third; tongue-tie seemed to do the trick; would have to go on the short list if getting a run; first reserve.

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

12th

13

(4)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Helmet Star

9st 1lb

J: Sean Bird

T: J Larkin

Poor performer these days; rated 30 and no chance at these weights.

100/1

17th

20

(1)

30th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:20 Cork

Helmet Star

8st 12lb

T: J Larkin

Second reserve; no realistic chance on recent form.

25/1

Form: 575500 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Has a much better record on AW; soundly beaten on his only two turf starts this season, including Limerick event won by today's rival Cnodian.

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Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

14

(16)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Well Suited

8st 12lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: T J O’Mara

slowly into stride, in rear, headway when switched left under 2f out, kept on inside final 110yds, never on terms

12/1

9th

14

(11)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Well Suited

8st 12lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: T J O’Mara

took keen hold, held up in rear, midfield halfway, headway on outer 3f out, led over 2f out

8/1

Form: 856295 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Veteran nine-time winner; last four runs have been in claimers; may find a few too good back in handicap company.

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

10th

7

(9)

4th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Eastern Racer

9st 10lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: James McAuley

prominent, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened

20/1

17

(9)

18th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Eastern Racer

9st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: James McAuley

Third reserve; C&D winner in good form of late; strong gallop would help; rising 11 but chance.

13th

3

(6)

16th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Eastern Racer

9st 12lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: James McAuley

Veteran won over 1m at Bellewstown in August and is better on turf but two recent runs here were okay so can't be ruled out.

10/1

10/1

Form: 004-05 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Last of 18 on reappearance at Leopardstown but improved with a bright showing at Fairyhouse five weeks ago; more needed.

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

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

OUR TIP

Form: 454970

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

0-6 for Andrew Balding, has never been in the first three; failed to make any impression on Irish debut at Galway.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

14

(5)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Flag High

8st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

14/1

10th

12

(1)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

14:15 Dundalk (AW)

Flag High

9st 0lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

held up in rear

14/1

8th

12

(8)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Flag High

8st 12lb

J: Sean Bird

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

7/1

Form: 000

Last run: 89 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Has struggled in maidens; same outcome likely unless tongue-tie makes a dramatic difference; second reserve.

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

10th

11

(11)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Our Dickie

8st 8lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Well beaten in three runs for his current stable, including over C&D last time; new headgear tried here but looks up against it.

33/1

14th

13

(14)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Our Dickie

8st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

towards rear of midfield

20/1

Form: 0-0001 C

Last run: 43 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Took advantage of her favoured soft ground when winning at Roscommon at the end of June; good going is a concern, since her two wins last October (including over 1m at this venue) were also obtained in testing conditions.

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

18

(18)

31st Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:50 Galway

Dutch Schaefer

8st 13lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Second reserve; Roscommon winner in June but no worthwhile form since then despite getting her favoured soft ground; cheekpieces back on along with first-time tongue-tie.

13th

4

(5)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

16:00 Gowran Park

Dutch Schaefer

9st 7lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

always towards rear, pushed along 3f out, ridden and no impression over 2f out

20/1

14th

10

(1)

10th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 60y

14:55 Killarney

Dutch Schaefer

9st 4lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

disputed lead, prominent after 1f, ridden but weakened quickly over 2f out

25/1

13th
10 (13)
Laakhof

8/1

Form: -47605

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Has done most of his racing over 5f; made a satisfactory handicap debut when fifth of 14 over C&D but clearly needs to find a bit extra now.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

6

(8)

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

15:40 Thirsk

Laakhof

8st 13lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Declan Carroll

2-2 for his new stable, following a Catterick win (closely matched with Imperial Khan) with an easy victory at Musselburgh last week (5f, good to firm); unpenalised for that (9lb well in) and the form was given some substance when the second won on Monday; plenty to recommend him.

7/4

1st

3

(4)

3rd Jun 2023

Good

0m 5f 1y

Class 6

16:50 Musselburgh

Laakhof

9st 8lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: Declan Carroll

Unplaced in nine starts for Dermot Weld, but defied a 268-day absence and justified market support when making a successful debut for this yard at Catterick (5f, good; first-time tongue-tie) last month; only scored by a head and now 4lb higher, but the form is working out well and he shouldn't be underestimated.

15/8

1st

9

(9)

15th May 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Catterick

Laakhof

9st 7lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Declan Carroll

Went backwards for Dermot Weld in Ireland before being picked up for 10,000gns last autumn; the market should give some clues in a first-time tongue-tie.

12/1

25/1

Form: 100-00 D

Last run: 41 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Down the field in four outings since 7f Cork win last September; others much preferred.

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

22

(20)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Curragh

Nana Patsy

8st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: John C McConnell

Improved from handicap debut to get off the mark at Cork in September 2021 but not in the same form since; only beat one home latest.

40/1

14th

12

(18)

10th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:05 Gowran Park

Nana Patsy

9st 5lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: John C McConnell

in rear throughout, ridden and no impression when hung right 2f out

25/1

8th

8

(2)

30th Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 198y

17:45 Bellewstown

Nana Patsy

9st 10lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

prominent, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out

4/1

Form: 00-09

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Maiden form at four different distances not convincing enough to suggest he could make an impact on handicap debut.

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

13th

9

(16)

28th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Barney Rubbles

9st 2lb

J: Conor Hoban

T: James McAuley

Has shown very little including over 1m2f on second handicap start at Navan latest; drops back in trip for AW debut.

33/1

19th

9

(10)

5th Oct 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

16:45 Navan

Barney Rubbles

9st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: James McAuley

raced freely, prominent, briefly led after 2f, ridden under 3f out, weakened from 2f out, eased final 110yds

33/1

15th

7

(1)

10th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:05 Gowran Park

Barney Rubbles

9st 8lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

slowly into stride, ducked right start, in rear throughout, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and no impression over 2f out, switched right over 1f out, eased final 110yds

25/1

Form: 033660

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Dual 5f winner early in career; placed at 6f and 1m this season; needs to bounce back after lesser effort over 6f at Cork when Eleuthera (sixth) was among those in front of him.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

13

(4)

30th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:30 Dundalk (AW)

Breakfast Club

8st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: James McAuley

Losing run goes back a couple of years to two wins over the minimum; two recent C&D runs leave him with plenty to find; 2lb wrong.

16/1

12th

9

(16)

9th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Breakfast Club

9st 2lb

J: Jake Coen

T: James McAuley

Losing run goes back a couple of years to two wins over the minimum; low-key return last week and has a bad draw this time.

16/1

9th

9

(12)

2nd Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Breakfast Club

9st 1lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

Both wins came over 5f in her first four career starts; stays this far and, although now on a 20-race losing streak, there have been positives this year; each-way claims.

15/2

Form: 577266 CD

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Seven-time winner, including over C&D on his only previous visit to this track; not without a chance on this season's form over 6f; not disgraced in a couple of big-field events since Naas second.

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13th

12

(1)

2nd Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Eleuthera

8st 12lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: J F Levins

in touch with leaders, pushed along 2f out, ridden and weakened over 1f out

14/1

6th

9

(9)

21st Oct 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Eleuthera

8st 13lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: J F Levins

towards rear of midfield, headway up the centre over 1f out, ridden and ran on inside final furlong, not reach leaders

20/1

15

(3)

14th Oct 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Eleuthera

8st 12lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: J F Levins

First reserve; dual AW winner but has basically been regressive in the last year and needs to reverse that downward spiral.

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Non-runners

Endless Season, Breakfast Club, Eleuthera

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Payout
Exacta €1939.00
Straight Forecast €1221.00
Tricast €5170.00
Trifecta €11658.00

Selections

The Irish Sun:

Endless Season

RP Ratings (IRE):

Cherub Rock

SPOTLIGHT:

Barnhill Rose

POSTDATA:

Eastern Racer