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19:30 Roscommon

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Roscommon Racecourse Handicap

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 1m 3f 182y
  • 15 runners
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Roscommon Racecourse Handicap

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 65026

Last run: 58 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Filly fired a warning shot at Gowran and 13-2, better than bare result at Naas, seeming to stay that stiff 1m2f well; definite chance; yard in fine form.

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

7th

14

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 205y

14:35 Thurles

Theonewedreamof

10st 9lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Soft ground winner at Punchestown in January and bounced back to form when second on testing ground at Galway in October; never landed a blow however at Navan following month; has form on better ground so don't discount a return to form.

15/2

8th

19

18th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:55 Navan

Theonewedreamof

10st 9lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Soft ground winner at Punchestown in January and bounced back to form when beaten half a length on testing ground at Galway last month; 4lb higher and should be in the mix again.

7/1

33/1

  • Place: £27.40

Form: 000

Last run: 25 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Seemed to show next to nothing in maidens over shorter; yard 1-40 last five seasons.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

12

(3)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Joven De Corazon

8st 12lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Paul Stafford

towards rear of midfield

20/1

10th

12

(11)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 4f 108y

15:50 Thurles

Joven De Corazon

9st 0lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Paul Stafford

Inconsistent but has shown ability on occasion including last month's Down Royal third; not certain to be seen to best effect on soft ground; cheekpieces for the first time.

8/1

OUR TIP
3rd
1 (14)
Our Scholar

3/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 00001

Last run: 4 days

W: 10st 1lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

No great shakes in maidens but well-bred and only 4s at Navan Thursday on handicap debut and just held on (made virtually all); no issue with drop in trip and was well-clear of third latest; tricky draw; can win again.

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

0

4

29th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 2

16:00 Worcester

Our Scholar

11st 10lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Jack Jones

Completed a hat-trick when winning on handicap debut at Southwell (2m, good) in July and has since added to his tally with a 2m AW win; unexposed over this sort of trip and might still be improving; respected.

5/1

1st

2

(1)

6th Sep 2023

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 6

17:00 Southwell (AW)

Our Scholar

10st 2lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: Jack Jones

Has thrived over hurdles for this yard, winning a 2m3f maiden and a pair of 2m events in his last three starts; successful over 1m6f on the Flat in Ireland last summer and he's a big player off a workable mark back in this sphere.

6/4

Form: 460945

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 1lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Filly seems unreliable so not sure what to expect but ran well here in May and on occasion since; good draw; promising rider.

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4

(11)

29th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 6

15:35 Southwell (AW)

Steps In The Sand

9st 8lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Cian Collins

In good form here of late, taking a late fifth of 14 over C&D before a sustained challenge took her to the front late on over 1m3f; was entering new territory upped to 2m at Wolverhampton on Saturday and it didn't come off but she's of more interest under these conditions.

7/2

Form: 588004

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Step up to extended 1m2f seemed to suit and bring about dramatic improvement at Dundalk; not sure she will build on that.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

21th

21

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Portville

11st 9lb

J: Paddy Leigh

T: Peter Fahey

Out of form over timber and on the Flat when last seen; off 246 days.

33/1

7th

15

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:30 Down Royal

Portville

10st 10lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Peter Fahey

Ran okay in a Naas maiden last winter and too keen at Sligo last month; 4yo remains a potential improver on handicap debut if settling better.

10/1

8th

12

(6)

22nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 8y

20:15 Roscommon

Portville

9st 3lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Peter Fahey

towards rear, headway on outer under 2f out, edged left 1f out, soon no impression

28/1

Form: -00590

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Filly seems modest and 66s, no show on stable debut latest; saddle reportedly slipped then.

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8th

15

(9)

29th Sep 2022

Good

1m 3f 211y

17:35 Bellewstown

Missy Zippy

8st 10lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: John Stephen O’Donoghue

pressed leader early, in touch with leaders halfway, close up when bit short of room and niggled along briefly on inner under 4f out, lost position over 2f out, soon dropped to midfield and not clear run repeatedly, ridden briefly over 1f out, kept on

12/1

6th

11

(11)

29th Aug 2022

Good

1m 3f 182y

19:30 Roscommon

Missy Zippy

9st 5lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: John Stephen O’Donoghue

pushed along briefly, soon led, raced wide when hung left on turn after 3f, soon switched right, joined 3f out, ridden and headed over 2f out, weakened 1f out

33/1

10th

11

(8)

18th Aug 2022

Yielding

1m 6f 40y

19:35 Killarney

Missy Zippy

8st 7lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: John Stephen O’Donoghue

took keen hold, soon raced in second, lost second but close up before halfway, dropped to midfield when pushed along over 3f out, ridden and no extra from under 3f out, weakened over 1f out, eased

66/1

12/1

Form: 505399

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Very disappointing in ninth last twice (good) after fine runs at Limerick and Killarney (good); at least champion jockey is back on board; back in trip.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

21

(13)

19th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 6f 0y

17:05 Navan

Alice Diamond

8st 7lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Noel Meade

midfield on outer, pushed along 4f out, ridden 3f out, soon beaten, made no impression

20/1

7th

13

1st Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Gowran Park

Alice Diamond

10st 7lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Noel Meade

in touch with leaders early, towards rear of midfield when pushed along after 5th, not fluent and pushed along 3 out, minor headway 2 out, kept on

33/1

7th

13

(3)

29th Aug 2022

Good

1m 3f 182y

19:30 Roscommon

Alice Diamond

9st 1lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

prominent when pushed along briefly and reminder early, soon dropped to midfield, towards rear of midfield going okay over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, soon minor headway towards near side, kept on but no impression inside final furlong

12/1

Form: 603687

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Best run recent months was in a claimer; hard to fancy on handicap form, usually 20s or bigger; cheekpieces.

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Verdict Starting price

16th

14

20th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 100y

12:20 Punchestown

Eagles Perch

10st 7lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

Placed only once in 13 starts on the Flat; not a likely contender on hurdling debut.

66/1

10th

14

(11)

26th Sep 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 75y

16:25 Down Royal

Eagles Perch

8st 10lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: John C McConnell

dwelt start, always towards rear

33/1

13th

12

(1)

16th Sep 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Eagles Perch

8st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

raced freely, disputed lead, chased clear leader after 4f, pushed along and lost position under 3f out, dropped to rear and became detached 2f out (jockey said filly got injured in running)

14/1

Form: 008320

Last run: 84 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Seems to struggle at Gowran but placed here and Cork on soft ground this term; little break; seems ground-versatile.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

2

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:42 Naas

Breakintheclouds

11st 13lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Patrick Downey

Lowly rated Flat handicapper; not entirely disgraced in two starts in maiden hurdles last month; could outrun his likely odds.

50/1

14th

7

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Leopardstown

Breakintheclouds

11st 7lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Patrick Downey

never better than midfield, no extra from 2 out

200/1

10th

2

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

12:45 Cork

Breakintheclouds

11st 12lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Patrick Downey

Placed twice at a modest level on the Flat; tailed off at Navan on only start over hurdles; last of 14 on a recent 1m handicap run at Dundalk.

100/1

10th
10 (15)
Your Honor

4/1

Form: 695931

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Wasn't winning out of turn at Sligo and runner-up boosted that form nicely since; progressive and definite chance despite 7lb rise.

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Verdict Starting price

16th

12

12th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 103y

Class 2

17:15 Aintree

Your Honor

11st 5lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: J A Nash

Made all for heavy-ground 2m win at Limerick in December but no match for the principals in Afadil's race at Musselburgh next time; lifeless effort when ridden more patiently at Fairyhouse latest and, although the return to 2m will suit, he is down the list with cheekpieces refitted.

33/1

7

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 135y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Your Honor

10st 11lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: J A Nash

towards rear, mistake 5th

8/1

9th

3

3rd Feb 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 124y

Class 2

14:50 Musselburgh

Your Honor

11st 3lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: J A Nash

Dual Flat winner who has gained both hurdle wins on slow ground at Limerick, latterly making pretty much all in a Listed handicap at Christmas; may need soft or heavy ground if he's to defy this high a mark on British debut.

11/2

Form: 0086

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Huge prices, struggled in maidens; yard 0-56 last five seasons, one placed runner.

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10th

9

(14)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Theresathought

9st 0lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Michael G Cleary

Maiden has been well beaten in three starts here and others are preferred today.

33/1

5th

11

(8)

22nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 2f 64y

17:15 Roscommon

Theresathought

9st 2lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Michael G Cleary

midfield, headway on outer over 1f out, kept on well towards finish, not reach leaders

50/1

Form: 96009

Last run: 37 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Little or nothing so far, including when 66s over 7f on handicap debut at Gowran; trip looks risky.

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

7th

15

(6)

31st Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:15 Galway

Runhoney

9st 3lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Peter McCreery

Best effort when fourth in a low-grade handicap over further on her penultimate start; 42-rated filly faces huge task.

50/1

6th

15

(10)

23rd Oct 2022

Soft

1m 1f 0y

14:00 Curragh

Runhoney

9st 3lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Peter McCreery

led, headed under 2f out, soon ridden and weakened

100/1

4th

12

(9)

1st Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 136y

17:20 Clonmel

Runhoney

8st 13lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Gearoid Patrick Brouder

pushed along briefly, soon led, pushed along when joined 2f out, ridden when headed under 2f out, weakened inside final 110yds, lost third final strides

33/1

10/1

Form: 08-001

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Not sure where 25s Down Royal win came out of (first-time tongue tie) but seemed to relish trip; quiet over hurdles since and not sure what to expect in decent race for the grade.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

9

(9)

22nd Jun 2023

Good

1m 4f 10y

Class 6

13:45 Ripon

Starlight Rose

10st 0lb

J: Miss Fern O’Brien

T: Thomas Dowling

Irish raider with a record of 0-16 and she's been beaten 9l or more in his last nine completed starts; makes no appeal.

12/1

6th

11

(9)

23rd May 2023

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:35 Gowran Park

Starlight Rose

8st 10lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Thomas Dowling

towards rear

33/1

13th

20

(23)

13th May 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 5f 0y

16:35 Navan

Starlight Rose

8st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Thomas Dowling

Very poor form at Dundalk during the winter; a little more encouraging at Gowran last time, but needs to raise her game significantly.

25/1

14th
3 (2)
Rihani

5/1

Form: 045343

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Ran shocker at Fairyhouse but fairer judged on good handicap runs either side of that; couldn't say he looked a surefire winner at Tramore lately; blinkers retained.

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14th

3

(2)

29th Aug 2022

Good

1m 3f 182y

19:30 Roscommon

Rihani

9st 12lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

dwelt start, pushed along briefly, soon midfield, pushed along over 4f out, soon reminders and no extra, weakened gradually from under 3f out, dropped to last under 2f out, became detached when eased inside final furlong

5/1

3rd

6

(8)

13th Aug 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

18:00 Tramore

Rihani

9st 3lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

held up in behind leaders, niggled along 4f out, ridden 2f out, headway on outer over 1f out, ran on and went third final 110yds, no match for first two

2/1

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Exacta €4528.00
Straight Forecast €2979.80
Tricast €6435.50
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Theonewedreamof

RP Ratings (IRE):

Rihani

POSTDATA:

Alice Diamond

The Irish Sun:

Theonewedreamof