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14:25 Gowran Park

Good To Firm

Irish EBF Supporting Irish Champions Weekend Fillies Maiden

  • Prize money: £7189.08
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 13 runners
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Irish EBF Supporting Irish Champions Weekend Fillies Maiden

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.10
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 256

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Dam won Ribblesdale and was third in the Irish Oaks; has proved a shade disappointing over longer distances since second over 1m here on debut; sister to a 6f juvenile winner for this stable, so worth a shot at this trip.

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

8th

5

(1)

24th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:55 Leopardstown

Touching Clouds

9st 1lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Well-bred filly won 7f maiden at Gowran last term and (blinkered first-time) touched off in handicap over that trip at same venue in June; another good effort when beaten fractions over C&D last month and merits consideration off 2lb higher mark.

11/2

4th

7

(14)

13th Jul 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Leopardstown

Touching Clouds

9st 11lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Responded well to first-time blinkers when touched off in a Gowran handicap last month but disappointing at Naas subsequently; fair chance off this mark at her best but needs to bounce back after last time.

8/1

2nd
3 (10)
Accomplished

10/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 0-47

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-sister to Derby winner Authorized; radical drop in trip after failing to stay 1m4f at Galway; in rear over 1m on only start at two.

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

18th

10

(9)

16th Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

14:55 Naas

Accomplished

9st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: K J Condon

in rear, ridden 3f out, soon weakened, eased inside final furlong

100/1

1st

9

(1)

27th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

15:10 Cork

Accomplished

9st 3lb

J: W J Lee

T: K J Condon

led narrowly or disputed lead towards far side, led narrowly when ridden and faced strong challenge over 1f out, ran on inside final 110yds

13/8

2nd

3

(10)

31st Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Gowran Park

Accomplished

9st 3lb

J: W J Lee

T: K J Condon

held up in behind leaders, close up going okay 3f out, challenging when pushed along towards near side over 2f out, ridden and kept on well inside final furlong, just held

10/1

25/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 2-7830

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Best form in handicaps at Dundalk; 62-rated filly makes little appeal in maiden company.

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

5th

4

(7)

7th Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 175y

17:20 Bellewstown

Pilbara Gold

10st 1lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Andrew Kinirons

Is 0-15; uncharacteristically slowly away when making a low-key return at the Curragh in May; step back up in trip will help and she was only beaten half a length on her only previous visit here.

14/1

12th

10

(5)

28th May 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

14:15 Curragh

Pilbara Gold

8st 13lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Andrew Kinirons

slowly into stride

20/1

6th

8

(8)

4th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Pilbara Gold

9st 3lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Andrew Kinirons

started quickly, led, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened gradually final furlong

11/4

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-sister to Girouette, a 6f Group 3 winner for this stable; noteworthy pedigree bearing in mind that one of Giroutte's winning daughters Muirin has now earned distinction as the dam of Prix Morny winner Blackbeard.

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

9th

7

(8)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Vadiana

8st 13lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

Won a 1m maiden a year ago; uneven form on turf this year before a narrow C&D handicap win in October; not well treated at the weights in a Listed race here last month, so it was a surprise when she was sent off favourite; finished with only one behind her; should be much more at home down in grade here.

5/1

11th

5

(10)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Vadiana

9st 4lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

took keen hold, prominent on outer

10/1

1st

7

(2)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Vadiana

8st 9lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

Won 1m maiden here last winter; two solid efforts in defeat over this trip in the current season but below form last time; chance if bouncing back.

12/1

Form:

Last run: 46 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Not a bad pedigree but showed little first time out in a 1m maiden at the Curragh also contested by So Beautiful, who proved disappointing.

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

6th

9

(7)

22nd Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 93y

19:15 Roscommon

Inablink

9st 0lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Outclassed in a Gowran maiden last time but her previous fifth there over 7f was encouraging with a view to competing off this sort of mark; absent for two months.

20/1

100/30

Form: 87-445

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Has shown fair form at 1m, twice finishing fourth in maidens at Leopardstown; seemed to find 6f inadequate at the Curragh on latest, but managed to finish just in front of today's rival So Beautiful.

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

4th

10

(11)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Toriangel

9st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

Sole win came on the AW; ended last season with a good fifth to Magic Charm at the Curragh; others preferred but enough there to give some encouragement.

12/1

Form: 404

Last run: 112 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Two fair runs for her previous trainer, including long-priced fourth of 16 over 1m at this venue in May; needs to improve to get into the first three here on first start for her new stable.

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

12th

13

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

15:50 Naas

Inchiquin Maid

11st 2lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: David Kenneth Budds

in rear, not fluent 3rd

20/1

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dam French 1m winner and a half-sister to 1m Group 3 winner Cloudy Dawn; of some interest as a newcomer from this stable.

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

2nd

5

(10)

3rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

16:20 Tipperary

Lokada

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: M D O’Callaghan

dwelt start, in rear, headway over 1f out, went fourth inside final furlong, ran on well and went second final strides

16/1

9th

11

(7)

2nd Jul 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:00 Curragh

Lokada

8st 13lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: M D O’Callaghan

midfield

16/1

5th

6

(6)

16th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Cork

Lokada

9st 4lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: M D O’Callaghan

In good form at her own level in handicaps but only rated 70 and loads to find, even with fellow outsider Harmony Rose on recent Navan running.

33/1

OUR TIP

50/1

Form: 7

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed in points last season; moderate fifth in a bumper but not disgraced on first Flat outing at Bellewstown; again faces tough task

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

5th

15

8th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:30 Bellewstown

Winning Mischief

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Hourigan

prominent, dropped to midfield 2nd, headway 5th, ridden and weakened before 2 out

16/1

11

17th Jun 2023

Good

2m 2f 165y

13:45 Downpatrick

Winning Mischief

10st 13lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Michael Hourigan

Placed in two points' and best efforts over hurdles have come the last twice when not beaten far in maidens at Tipperary and Listowel; needs to find a bit more but should be involved.

11/2

3rd

16

5th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:20 Listowel

Winning Mischief

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Michael Hourigan

Runner-up in a point; modest Flat form; tailed off on hurdling debut at Ballinrobe on first run after a break; much-improved when fourth at Tipperary but may struggle to reverse form with third-placed Katherine.

12/1

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-sister to winners including Amazing Gold who was useful for Ger Lyons before export to Hong Kong where he failed to prosper.

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

10th

11

(9)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 110y

16:35 Naas

Cannes Do

8st 7lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Philip M Byrne

prominent

25/1

8th

8

(1)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 4f 108y

15:50 Thurles

Cannes Do

9st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: Philip M Byrne

Best run was in a 7f maiden at Fairyhouse in June; nothing to recommend from three handicap attempts; first time with cheekpieces now.

25/1

100/1

Form: 50

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

No apparent chance in a maiden judged on outings at Killarney and Galway in July.

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

11th

1

(2)

31st Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Gowran Park

Jeffs Princess

9st 8lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Ray Hackett

soon midfield, dropped to rear over 3f out, ridden and no impression over 2f out

100/1

13th

3

(13)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 73y

15:40 Galway

Jeffs Princess

9st 11lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Ray Hackett

towards rear, no impression from 3f out

100/1

5th

2

(3)

12th Jul 2022

Good

1m 3f 35y

19:30 Killarney

Jeffs Princess

10st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ray Hackett

in rear, minor headway 3f out, went modest fourth inside final furlong, no extra towards finish

50/1

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Home-bred filly whose dam won three races including over this trip; may need experience.

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

12th

8

(9)

31st Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Gowran Park

Millies Street

9st 3lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

dwelt start, raced freely, soon midfield, bit short of room after 2f, headway and in touch with leaders halfway, outpaced and lost position when ridden towards near side over 2f out, soon weakened (jockey said filly raced freely)

16/1

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Non-runners

So Beautiful

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Payout
Exacta €129.00
Straight Forecast €84.90
Trifecta €674.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Touching Clouds

SPOTLIGHT:

So Beautiful

The Irish Sun:

Touching Clouds

POSTDATA:

So Beautiful