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15:45 Cork

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Navigation Stakes (Listed Race)

  • Prize money: £19831.93
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 12 runners
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Navigation Stakes (Listed Race)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 667-47

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Won a Newbury maiden in 2020; no wins since but fairly highly tried and ran with credit in a Group 3 at Epsom earlier in the campaign; wasn't beaten far in a Group 2 at Leopardstown earlier this month and she has fewer miles on the clock than some in here.

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Verdict Starting price

3rd

10

(5)

1st Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 7f 100y

14:40 Tipperary

Statement

9st 4lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

prominent, led after 1f, raced centre from 2f out, clear over 1f out, faced challenge inside final furlong, headed final 110yds, lost second towards finish

5/1

6th

10

(9)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Cork

Statement

9st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

raced in second, ridden over 1f out, lost second and weakened gradually inside final furlong

10/1

7th

5

(6)

3rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 110y

15:45 Tipperary

Statement

9st 7lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

midfield, outpaced towards rear under 2f out, some headway inside final furlong, never dangerous

9/2

9/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 5-0052 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Course winner back in 2020 but hasn't won since; only beaten half a length at Punchestown last time but has more on his plate up in grade here.

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16th

10

(8)

26th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

18:10 Curragh

Monaasib

9st 8lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Kevin Prendergast

A long time since his last win; hard to see him getting a change of fortune in this company; mid-field behind Crystal Black here a fortnight ago.

33/1

8th

2

(1)

12th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

16:00 Curragh

Monaasib

10st 0lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Kevin Prendergast

midfield, headway towards far side over 1f out, kept on final furlong, never on terms

16/1

11/2

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 842446 C

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

1m2f Listed winner at Leopardstown on final start of last season; has found Group company a bit too tough in recent starts but this is more his level and he can give a good account; very best form over a bit further.

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4

(1)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

15:40 Leopardstown

Georgeville

9st 7lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: G M Lyons

took keen hold, midfield, lost position when stumbled and slipped up after 2f, looked to go wrong

16/1

4th

3

(7)

15th Oct 2022

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

16:20 Leopardstown

Georgeville

9st 7lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

prominent, pushed along and went third under 2f out, ridden and outpaced 1f out, kept on

6/1

3rd

3

(10)

27th Sep 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Cork

Georgeville

9st 7lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: G M Lyons

took keen hold, soon towards rear, bit short of room when pushed along and switched right over 2f out, soon headway, keeping on when ridden over 1f out, went third final 110yds, not reach leaders

11/2

OUR TIP

Form: 480100 D

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Both turf wins have come at the Curragh, the latest over this trip in June; not quite at that level twice since and tough ask here trying Listed class for the first time.

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4th

4

(9)

26th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

18:10 Curragh

Fastnet Crown

9st 12lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: M D O’Callaghan

Won a premier handicap over C&D last season; hard to be confident on the basis of early-season course form after a Dundalk win and a spell in Dubai.

25/1

11th

2

(10)

27th May 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

16:50 Curragh

Fastnet Crown

10st 0lb

J: W J Lee

T: M D O’Callaghan

Best form has come at 7f including a placed effort in a Meydan handicap earlier in the year; last of five in a C&D Group 3 here last month; quicker ground may help but others hold strong claims.

16/1

5th

2

(4)

16th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:10 Curragh

Fastnet Crown

9st 5lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: M D O’Callaghan

Useful handicapper whose best form has been over 7f/1m; won over at 7f Dundalk in December; had four runs in Meydan before finishing down the field in the Irish Lincoln; faces a stiff tack in this company.

20/1

Form: 201-14 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Winner at Tipperary on return and good fourth of 18 in a competitive handicap at Leopardstown earlier this month; return to 1m looks fine but probably in need of a career best here.

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1

(2)

20th Apr 2023

Yielding

0m 7f 100y

18:10 Tipperary

Emporio

9st 11lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

Smart sort was second in a Listed race over 1m at Leopardstown last autumn before a similar run in a conditions race at Naas; was found to have taken a lot of kickback on return in the Irish Lincoln and is much better than that; can run well.

8/1

21th

9

(21)

25th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 0f 0y

15:25 Curragh

Emporio

9st 8lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

C&D maiden winner at three; made a winning seasonal debut at Tipperary last August; makes plenty of appeal in this company on the strength of Listed second over 1m at Leopardstown in October; beaten by Cosmic Vega at Naas, but 2lb better off and rider claims a valuable 7lb.

10/1

2nd

3

(4)

6th Nov 2022

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:25 Naas

Emporio

9st 10lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 2f out, went third 1f out, ridden and went second inside final 110yds, kept on well towards finish, no match for winner

100/30

6th
10 (6)
Affogato

5/1

Form: 5-1166 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Progressed from her maiden win to land a three-runner Fairyhouse contest in June; hasn't managed to back that up in Group company since and best form is at 7f but still not fully exposed.

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4th

3

(3)

16th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

18:50 Fairyhouse

Affogato

9st 6lb

J: James Ryan

T: G M Lyons

Dual winner last year, including an impressive win in this race; however, her form deteriorated after and she was soundly beaten in a Gowran handicap last time; has to rediscover her best.

5/1

7th

1

(1)

5th Jun 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

14:37 Gowran Park

Affogato

10st 0lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: G M Lyons

prominent, ridden under 2f out, weakened final furlong

25/1

8th

2

(7)

1st May 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

15:35 Curragh

Affogato

9st 9lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

Limitations evident last year when raised in class after wins at Gowran and Fairyhouse; a long way below her best in a handicap at Dundalk on her final start.

16/1

Form: 657478

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Looked like a nice prospect as a juvenile but hasn't really gone on from that subsequently this term and no wins since her debut in a maiden; others look more likely.

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3rd

13

(8)

2nd Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 100y

14:25 Tipperary

Prettiest

9st 2lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

soon led, switched right towards near side and headed under 2f out, ridden and no chance with winner 1f out, lost second final 110yds, kept on

25/1

7th

11

(2)

27th Sep 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Cork

Prettiest

8st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

started quickly, briefly led, soon headed, lost second but close up after 1f, pushed along 2f out, disputing second when ridden under 2f out, soon no extra, weakened gradually final furlong

14/1

8th

15

(8)

17th Sep 2022

Soft

1m 1f 100y

15:55 Gowran Park

Prettiest

9st 2lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

midfield, headway when short of room 2f out, soon switched left, ridden over 1f out, no impression inside final furlong

16/1

Form: 417376 D

Last run: 47 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Got her head back in front in four-runner contest at Navan earlier in the campaign; only beaten half a length in a fillies' Listed event at Killarney in June but not as good twice since and this is no easier; uncontested lead is possible at least and has a handy draw for her preferred tactics.

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Verdict Starting price

2nd

14

(5)

4th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Voice Of Angels

9st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

in touch with leaders, pushed along under 2f out, ridden and went second inside final furlong, kept on, no match for winner

9/1

8th

12

(1)

27th Sep 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Cork

Voice Of Angels

8st 12lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

prominent early, steadied and held up in behind leaders soon after start, pushed along from 3f out, lost position under 2f out, no impression when bit short of room inside final furlong, soon ridden briefly and no extra

16/1

6th

7

(2)

11th Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:20 Leopardstown

Voice Of Angels

8st 13lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

soon raced in second, pushed along when pressed leader 2f out, ridden and lost position when outpaced over 1f out, soon weakened

7/1

13/2

Form: 0-3705

Last run: 80 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Promising juvenile campaign last year and got back on track after a few disappointments when only beaten roughly 3l in a Listed race at Chester when last seen; probably worth upgrading that run having had a poor position and there could be more to come from this 3yo.

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7th

1

(6)

5th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 4

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Great Max

9st 11lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Michael Bell

His last two runs haven't been too bad (C&D latest) but he's still to add to his debut win and today's drop in class may not be enough to see him resume winning ways.

8/1

5th

1

(11)

25th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 3

18:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Great Max

9st 11lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Michael Bell

Took a step back in the right direction when fourth of nine at Yarmouth (1m1f) in September on his second start back with this yard; another 2lb lower today; yard is firmly in the winners and he's not ruled out on AW debut.

7/1

Form: 681800 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Won fillies' handicap at Limerick earlier in the year but fairly exposed at this sort of level subsequently and well held at Listowel last week in this grade.

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10th

8

(12)

27th Sep 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Cork

Himalayan Beauty

9st 2lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

soon prominent on outer, went second after 1f, made challenge when ridden under 3f out, no extra when disputing second under 2f out, weakened from over 1f out, eased final 110yds

33/1

12th

7

(2)

20th Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

16:20 Listowel

Himalayan Beauty

9st 4lb

J: Tom Madden

T: Mrs John Harrington

prominent, pressed leaders going okay over 2f out, lost position when short of room under 2f out, dropped to midfield when pushed along over 1f out, weakening when bit short of room inside final furlong (jockey said filly got no run in the straight)

33/1

3

(12)

17th Sep 2022

Soft

1m 1f 100y

15:55 Gowran Park

Himalayan Beauty

9st 7lb

J: Tom Madden

T: Mrs John Harrington

One of three runners here for Jessica Harrington; weakest of them on official ratings; last of 12 in a C&D Listed race last month.

40/1

Form: 831077 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Won a valuable Curragh handicap early in the season; bounced back to form with 3l defeat in Listed company last week but will need another career best to be a factor here.

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9th

2

(11)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:25 Navan

Celtic Crown

9st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Won well at Leopardstown in July, her fifth win and some decent runs since, including when 2nd in a Gowran claimer over this trip last time; ground versatile and not ruled out.

14/1

2nd

1

(8)

6th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:05 Gowran Park

Celtic Crown

10st 2lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

prominent, led under 2f out, headed final 110yds, kept on, just held second

5/6

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Payout
Exacta €249.00
Straight Forecast €254.30
Trifecta €1051.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Statement

The Irish Sun:

Affogato

SPOTLIGHT:

Great Max

RP Ratings (IRE):

Georgeville

POSTDATA:

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