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15:20 Gowran Park

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Runners: 19 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £9.60
  • Place: £2.70

Form: 207943 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Both wins have come over 1m; better horse on AW but has good prospects on the basis of staying-on third in a 23-runner contest over 7f at Cork ten days ago.

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Verdict Starting price

13th

10

(17)

12th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Miracles In May

9st 3lb

J: Alan Persse

T: M A Cahill

prominent on outer

20/1

9th

12

(4)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 187y

17:05 Bellewstown

Miracles In May

9st 1lb

J: Alan Persse

T: M A Cahill

midfield

25/1

13th

11

(17)

20th Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:10 Tipperary

Miracles In May

9st 5lb

J: W J Lee

T: M A Cahill

Hit a patch of good form last September, highlighted by a 1m Gowran win on yielding-to-soft; well below best at Dundalk in January; stable had a recent winner at Dundalk.

14/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 902002 D

Last run: 79 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

This season's form has been erratic but has included a C&D second; runner-up again over this trip at Bellewstown in June; draw should help, capable of a good run.

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Verdict Starting price

8th

10

13th Jun 2023

Good

2m 1f 133y

18:33 Sligo

Take My Hand

11st 6lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Michael Mulvany

took keen hold, prominent, went second before 2nd, hit 5th

12/1

6th

10

2nd Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 120y

18:50 Tramore

Take My Hand

10st 9lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Michael Mulvany

Four-time Flat winner; 0-8 over hurdles but has competitive form, including when second under a positive ride over C&D in April; Ballinrobe was nothing like so good but she's better than that.

10/1

7th

12

2nd May 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 139y

17:48 Ballinrobe

Take My Hand

11st 7lb

J: Niall Moore

T: Michael Mulvany

Three-time Flat winner has run with credit in handicap hurdles, most recently second under a positive ride at Tramore; one to consider off just 1lb higher.

11/2

8/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 406033 D

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Won for the fifth time when taking a Limerick claimer in June; 4 3/4l third to Phoenix Open here earlier in the month, took same place at Punchestown on Tuesday; well drawn here, in contrast to Phoenix Open.

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Verdict Starting price

15th

19

(19)

30th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

16:50 Cork

Salt Whistle Bay

8st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Charles Coakley

First reserve; hard to fancy on struggles this year.

11th

13

(3)

29th Jul 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Salt Whistle Bay

8st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Charles Coakley

Sole win since 2018 came in a claimer last year; struggling for form this campaign and probably needs a bit further at this stage.

20/1

Form: 335093 BF

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

15-race maiden, placed five times; beaten favourite when third over 7f at Galway; high draw could make things difficult.

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No Results Found

Form: 48-806

Last run: 164 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Both wins gained at Dundalk in 2019; 0-11 on turf, though ran well to take a second placing at this venue in 2020; absent since a respectable Leopardstown run in April.

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5th

7

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 100y

17:20 Wexford

Rockview Roman

11st 11lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Three-time Flat winner; easily best display over hurdles so far on handicap debut at Sligo last month; further progress is on the cards.

6/1

2nd

7

10th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 185y

18:35 Sligo

Rockview Roman

11st 9lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

soon midfield, mistake 4th, headway when bit short of room and switched left after 2 out, ran on and went second run-in, no match for winner

14/1

Form: /089-2

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Ordinary form for two previous trainers; shaped with much promise on stable debut in an apprentice handicap at Navan, just running out of steam in the final furlong of a 1m2f event; good chance with same rider claiming 7lb this time.

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Verdict Starting price

1st

15

(22)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

17:12 Leopardstown

Speckled Meadow

9st 6lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Don Browne

Won twice in October 2022 on testing ground; inconsistent last year, though she ran well over 7f here in July and over a longer trip on her penultimate start.

20/1

Form: 600807 CD

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Kept very busy since C&D win in June; 3lb lower now affording some sort of chance, though others have much superior recent credentials.

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Verdict Starting price

9th

1

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:35 Navan

Corballis Flyer

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

towards rear throughout, mistake 6th, tailed off

66/1

22th

3

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

12:45 Cork

Corballis Flyer

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Very experienced Flat performer with 2-34 record; in fair form during the summer, when placed over 7f at this venue and over 1m at Gowran; a long way below his best at Dundalk recently.

25/1

Form: 0/000-

Last run: 380 days

W: 9st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Maiden after nine starts; makes belated seasonal debut; possibly worth a market check with a senior rider booked here by shrewd small-string trainer.

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15th

11

(9)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

15:00 Curragh

Broken Silence

8st 12lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Reginald Roberts

prominent

50/1

7th

11

(5)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Broken Silence

8st 12lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Reginald Roberts

First-time blinkers failed to recapture the sparkle when down the field at Fairyhouse; modest form and hard to fancy.

20/1

OUR TIP

13/2

Form: 2253

Last run: 44 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Ex-Ger Lyons, lightly-raced but boasts fair placed form; quite interesting here with Colin Keane retaining the ride and cheekpieces now fitted for stable debut.

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11th

14

(18)

6th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Gowran Park

Plankton

8st 13lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Richard John O’Brien

towards rear of midfield

14/1

14th

22

(27)

27th Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 205y

15:50 Naas

Plankton

9st 0lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Richard John O’Brien

15-race maiden but not disgraced on his stable debut at the Curragh last week; could outrun his likely odds.

33/1

7th

18

(2)

20th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:05 Curragh

Plankton

8st 7lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Richard John O’Brien

Some promise for Ger Lyons early last season but showed very little in 10 runs for Andrew McNamara; starts for another new yard and best form has come on quicker ground.

20/1

Form: 2538-0 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Very consistent last year, rarely running a bad race; in rear on recent seasonal debut at the Curragh; best watched for the moment.

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11th

17

(14)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Swiss Army Officer

9st 4lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Three-time winner, including over C&D, and plenty of placed efforts; won first time out last season off a 6lb lower mark; not one to discount.

16/1

6/1

Form: 303461 CD

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Rewarded for consistent form when a winning favourite here just over a fortnight ago; horses drawn 1, 2, 3 filled the first three places then, hinting at the difficult task he faces from the 19 stall on this occasion.

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Verdict Starting price

11th

13

(7)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Phoenix Open

8st 12lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: S M Duffy

midfield

33/1

5th

8

(11)

12th Sep 2023

Yielding

0m 7f 24y

17:55 Galway

Phoenix Open

8st 7lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: S M Duffy

Last of his three wins came at Gowran a year ago; has to improve upon recent efforts but is off a low mark if he can.

16/1

13th

19

(17)

24th Jun 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Limerick

Phoenix Open

9st 1lb

T: S M Duffy

Third reserve; won over 1m at Gowran last summer; behind three of these when beaten 10l over C&D last time.

Form: 70-840 D

Last run: 59 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Started the season well with Leopardstown fourth of 21; ran no sort of race at Naas, leaving her with a lot to prove.

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7th

3

(6)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

International Lady

10st 0lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Kevin Michael Smith

C&D winner; did well to make up a lot of ground when beaten 1l here last week; up 1lb and while her losing run of nearly three years is off-putting, she can't be ruled out.

7/1

4th

2

(12)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

International Lady

9st 13lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Kevin Michael Smith

No wins since back-to-back handicap success in spring 2021; second in two 7f handicaps here in October/November; unplaced on final two starts last year.

10/1

10th

3

(7)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

International Lady

9st 13lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Kevin Michael Smith

lost many lengths start, in rear and detached

7/1

25/1

Form: 00000-

Last run: 334 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Off for almost a year; soundly beaten in two handicaps attempts last season; best watched.

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13th

16

(17)

17th Sep 2022

Soft

1m 0f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Zeyaraat

8st 12lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Tom McGuinness

towards rear of midfield, pushed along 3f out, ridden and edged right under 3f out, soon towards rear and no impression

25/1

10th

17

(10)

18th Oct 2021

Soft

1m 1f 110y

15:22 Gowran Park

Zeyaraat

8st 10lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Tom McGuinness

Struggled in four runs so far and beaten 14l on handicap debut last time; steps up in trip.

40/1

20

(14)

6th Oct 2021

Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:12 Navan

Zeyaraat

8st 8lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Tom McGuinness

Big jump in trip here and not really bred for it; best watched.

25/1

Form: 750086

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Shaped reasonably well on the second of two Galway festival runs; however, yet to reach the first four and needs to step up on the form of his recent Clonmel sixth.

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14th

5

(16)

17th Sep 2022

Soft

1m 0f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Raleigh Bridge

9st 8lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Gerard O’Leary

midfield, pushed along 3f out, ridden and weakened from under 2f out, eased final 110yds

16/1

6th

3

(7)

1st Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 136y

17:20 Clonmel

Raleigh Bridge

10st 1lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Gerard O’Leary

prominent, pressed leaders when pushed along 3f out, ridden when outpaced under 2f out, no impression when hampered over 1f out

10/1

8th

13

(3)

29th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 98y

19:40 Galway

Raleigh Bridge

9st 10lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Gerard O’Leary

soon led, headed halfway, ridden and weakened gradually final furlong

25/1

25/1

Form: 90-090

Last run: 48 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Has been disappointing since second in a 7f Down Royal maiden last year; hard to fancy after three moderate performances this year.

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No Results Found

Form: 090-09

Last run: 154 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Slight improvement in evidence at Cork in April, a great deal more needed; first reserve.

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16th

17

(19)

31st Oct 2022

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:00 Galway

Threescoreandten

9st 0lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Peter Fahey

Having her seventh start and on her third trainer; down 6lb since early in the season but transformation required.

25/1

21

(23)

19th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 6f 0y

17:40 Navan

Threescoreandten

8st 8lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Peter Fahey

Up further in trip and hard to make case for her from gate 23; last trainer 3-36 last five seasons, so not sure she will suddenly improve.

50/1

17

(18)

17th Sep 2022

Soft

1m 0f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Threescoreandten

8st 11lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Peter Lawlor

Slight improvement in evidence at Cork in April, a great deal more needed; first reserve.

Form: 868-0

Last run: 79 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Modest form in maidens; did not seem to stay when quite well fancied for a 1m6f event at Bellewstown in her first handicap; second reserve.

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13th

5

20th Oct 2022

Good

1m 7f 149y

15:45 Thurles

Thegooseiscooked

11st 8lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Anthony Mullins

always towards rear

18/1

12th

5

8th Oct 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:05 Fairyhouse

Thegooseiscooked

11st 10lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Anthony Mullins

towards rear, midfield when pushed along after 3 out, soon weakened gradually

40/1

8th

5

(3)

26th Sep 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 75y

17:00 Down Royal

Thegooseiscooked

9st 11lb

J: W J Lee

T: Anthony Mullins

in touch with leaders, pushed along under 3f out, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened

16/1

Form: /0-000

Last run: 72 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Flat/hurdles winner for Jessica Harrington; no impact in three 2022 runs; first time blinkers will need to make a big difference; third reserve.

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13th

5

(11)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

15:30 Gowran Park

Ya Ya Baby

9st 6lb

J: Tom Madden

T: Peter McCreery

prominent, went second after 2f, pushed along and lost position home turn, weakened quickly 2f out

20/1

19

(14)

17th Sep 2022

Soft

1m 0f 0y

15:20 Gowran Park

Ya Ya Baby

9st 6lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Peter McCreery

Flat/hurdles winner for Jessica Harrington; no impact in three 2022 runs; first time blinkers will need to make a big difference; third reserve.

15

(4)

13th Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

16:55 Punchestown

Ya Ya Baby

9st 7lb

J: Tom Madden

T: Peter McCreery

First reserve; won on soft at Galway in 2020 off a much higher mark but has been poor lately; blinkers and return to easier ground need to re-ignite spark.

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Non-runners

Reverberation, Threescoreandten, Thegooseiscooked, Ya Ya Baby

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Payout
Exacta €671.00
Straight Forecast €596.50
Tricast €2431.00
Trifecta €3395.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

You Owe Me Money

SPOTLIGHT:

Speckled Meadow

RP Ratings (IRE):

Phoenix Open

The Irish Sun:

Miracles In May