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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

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £13.20
  • Place: £2.60

Form: 638225 BF

Last run: 29 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

13-race maiden; went close in handicaps at Bellewstown and Limerick before a fifth in a Killarney handicap; not well drawn here but quite consistent and can get involved.

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

5th

11

(5)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:20 Dundalk (AW)

Clarinbridge

9st 1lb

J: James Ryan

T: Leanne Breen

0-17 on AW but two solid handicap efforts in two runs for this stable here over 7f and 6f; each-way claims.

8/1

4th

9

(6)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

14:40 Dundalk (AW)

Clarinbridge

9st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Leanne Breen

0-16 on AW, both turf wins have come over this 7f; poor run in a claimer here in October; changed stable and produced one of her better displays when fourth behind the in-form River Derwent over 7f here a fortnight ago.

10/1

8/1

  • Place: £3.90

Form: 112430 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner early this year and failed to run a bad race until well beaten at Cork last month; probably safe to put a line through that run and has a decent chance if back to his best.

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Verdict Starting price

3rd

11

(2)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Tai Sing Yeh

9st 9lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

soon led narrowly, headed and prominent from over 3f out

12/1

19th

8

(23)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

13:10 Navan

Tai Sing Yeh

9st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Veteran has been a great servant and has been in good form at Dundalk in recent months; ran creditably at a big price when seventh of 21 over 6f that Curragh last Saturday; closely matched with Rathbranchurch on that running; only one of his 12 wins has come over the minimum trip.

14/1

7th

22

(1)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:05 Curragh

Tai Sing Yeh

8st 11lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Veteran has been a great servant and has won on soft; only beaten 2l in AW handicap latest but this company looks bit too hot for him.

25/1

7/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 658903

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Not totally consistent but produced his best effort in a little while when third in a big field handicap at Leopardstown last week; bad draw to contend with but leading chance if that can be overcome.

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

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

5th

7

(11)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:55 Dundalk (AW)

Fastman

9st 2lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Three turf wins all on a sound surface; 0-12 at this venue, second three times; solid form initially this year but unplaced on last seven outings, blinkered for the first time.

20/1

20/1

Form: -66800 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Won a handicap for Clive Cox off 78 last year; disappointing this year and best watched on his stable debut.

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

2nd

13

(2)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 160y

14:50 Sligo

Sadiqaa

8st 12lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: H D McGuigan

slowly into stride, soon midfield, headway on inner under 2f out, bit short of room when keeping on over 1f out, went second and ran on final 110yds, just held

25/1

4th

14

(17)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

16:15 Leopardstown

Sadiqaa

8st 12lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: H D McGuigan

dwelt start, towards rear early, headway and in touch with leaders over 3f out, kept on but no impression inside final furlong

25/1

14/1

Form: -90200

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Touched off in a C&D handicap in May but well beaten twice since; has the ability but hard to know what to expect.

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

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

5th

7

(9)

6th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Bantry

9st 5lb

J: Luke Morris

T: John O’Shea

Ex-Irish 5yo; made a pleasing start for this yard when second of 11 at Chepstow (1m) last spring but unable to match it in four runs since; back from a break (underwent wind surgery during his absence) with a hood tried; dangerous mark and one to consider.

6/1

6th
14 (12)
Nyla Rua

14/1

Form: 56-540

Last run: 6 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Fair efforts in handicaps at Bellewstown and Killarney; did not get the run of the race at Leopardstown last week in a hood; each-way chance.

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

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

Form: 79-207

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Winner on the AW last year and second in a C&D handicap in April; others preferred but not a forlorn hope.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

16th

17

(20)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Rock Etoile

9st 7lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Andrew Slattery

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent over 2f out, weakened gradually from over 1f out

20/1

11th

4

(6)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

17:12 Leopardstown

Rock Etoile

10st 1lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

Consistent form last season; 2-24 record is not good enough to inspire strong confidence, though he ended the campaign with a a fair fourth over 7f at this venue.

12/1

Form: 608301 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Claimed by James McAuley after landing a claimer at Leopardstown last week; plenty of weight to carry here but an imposing horse and can not be dismissed.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

9

(12)

16th Sep 2023

Good

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

13:40 Bath

Cedar Rapids

10st 9lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Micky Hammond

Continues to drop down the weights but has poor 1-30 strike-rate and hasn't been shaping of late as though a win is imminent.

25/1

8th

10

(10)

29th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

14:15 Ripon

Cedar Rapids

8st 9lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

took keen hold, prominent, led after 2f, increased tempo and 3 lengths ahead over 3f out, much reduced lead 2f out, headed over 1f out, soon weakened

33/1

7th

2

(2)

26th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 4f 13y

Class 6

16:30 Catterick

Cedar Rapids

9st 8lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

Creditable fourth on stable debut (1m2f, soft) at Ripon in May but not in such good form more recently; well treated now but a bit to prove.

8/1

Form: 040487

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Not disgraced in first time cheekpieces in a competitive Leopardstown handicap last week; blinkers replace the cheekpieces this time, is well drawn and has an each-way chance at least.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

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

10th
8 (7)
Eriskay

20/1

Form: -39090

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Won a maiden last year; not really near her best on her last four outings this season and hard to fancy.

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

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

Form: 6360-0

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Ran well in a couple of handicaps last year for Pat O'Donnell; no show in a Killarney handicap on her return last month; others preferred.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

15

(17)

10th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:35 Gowran Park

Approachcautiously

8st 7lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Seamus G O’Donnell

always towards rear, lost touch 2f out

50/1

15th

10

(13)

13th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 40y

19:10 Killarney

Approachcautiously

9st 0lb

J: Stephen Cummins

T: Seamus G O’Donnell

midfield, hampered after 2f, pushed along 3f out, weakened from under 2f out (jockey said mare was getting tight for room on the first bend when he took a precautionary check)

25/1

10th

3

(12)

22nd Oct 2021

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Approachcautiously

9st 6lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: P F O’Donnell

Maiden after 11 starts has been placed twice on turf; has a tough task on today's terms with some of these; AW debut.

33/1

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12th
17 (5)
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Form: 080/9

Last run: 31 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

First reserve; didn't show much in maidens and will need to improve to get involved on handicap bow.

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Form: 413-00 D

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Three time winner for David Evans in Britain but well beaten in two starts for his current trainer and hard to fancy; tongue-tie tried here.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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14th

10

(14)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:55 Dundalk (AW)

Almost An Angel

8st 13lb

J: James Ryan

T: J Larkin

Down now to a basement mark but little sign of late that he can play a hand here, although he didn't run badly here two weeks ago.

14/1

9th

11

(7)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:10 Dundalk (AW)

Almost An Angel

8st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: J Larkin

Has struggled for form since leaving David Evans in 2021; mildly encouraging performance on the first of two Listowel festival runs; behind Navorosse at the Curragh last week.

25/1

13th

13

(23)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:57 Curragh

Almost An Angel

8st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: J Larkin

prominent towards near side, lost position 2f out, soon no extra

25/1

Form: 153192 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner, gaining his first success on turf in a Naas handicap in April; another good effort when touched off by today's rival Zaur over C&D last month; won't be far away.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

8

(4)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Mullacash Buzz

9st 11lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Thomas Dowling

in touch with leaders

11/2

2nd

8

(9)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Mullacash Buzz

9st 9lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Thomas Dowling

prominent throughout, challenging from under 2f out, kept on

5/1

1st

8

(8)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:05 Dundalk (AW)

Mullacash Buzz

9st 4lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Thomas Dowling

made all, faced challenge when ridden inside final furlong, kept on well, just did enough

6/1

8/1

Form: 06B081 CD

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Just outpointed Mullacash Buzz in a truly run handicap over C&D last month; should not be a lot between them here but has a very bad draw to contend with.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
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14th

7

(15)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

16:00 Gowran Park

Zaur

9st 5lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Michael Butler

in touch with leaders, pushed along under 4f out, weakened home turn

14/1

21

(8)

13th Oct 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Curragh

Zaur

9st 6lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Michael Butler

Got off the mark at the eighth attempt with a 7f Gowran success in July; this is now only his second attempt at this trip; others have stronger overall form; first reserve.

7th

8

(11)

31st Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

16:25 Gowran Park

Zaur

9st 7lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Michael Butler

led, headed but prominent halfway, ridden over 2f out, hung left over 1f out, soon weakened (jockey said gelding rolled around under pressure in the straight)

8/1

Form: 30-700

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

A couple of good efforts in maidens last year; well beaten in a pair of handicaps this summer though and would appear best watched.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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13th

15

(7)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Laurens Company

8st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Muredach Kelly

No wins in 15 and only placed effort came on the AW; 16-1 when well behind Manhattan Dandy at Leopardstown.

33/1

12th

12

(14)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

16:15 Leopardstown

Laurens Company

8st 12lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Muredach Kelly

Sole placing was obtained at Dundalk early in her career; not disgraced in mid-division at the Curragh on her only turf start last year; others preferred.

20/1

9th

18

(13)

1st May 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Laurens Company

8st 7lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Muredach Kelly

never better than midfield

33/1

Form: 00-000

Last run: 18 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; poor maiden and handicap form; makes no appeal here; tongue-tie tried.

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15th

16

(12)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 187y

17:05 Bellewstown

Black Bridie

8st 12lb

J: Sean Bird

T: J Larkin

dwelt start, towards rear of midfield

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Non-runners

Glandore Harbour, Mullacash Buzz, Zaur, Laurens Company, Black Bridie

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Payout
Exacta €1321.00
Straight Forecast €1288.40
Tricast €14079.50
Trifecta €4945.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Mullacash Buzz

The Irish Sun:

Bantry

POSTDATA:

Tai Sing Yeh

RP Ratings (IRE):

Mullacash Buzz