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16:20 Curragh

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Tesoro Vita Ladies Trophy (Q.R.) Handicap

  • Prize money: £7932.77
  • 1m 4f 0y
  • 13 runners
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Tesoro Vita Ladies Trophy (Q.R.) Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £12.00
  • Place: £3.20

Form: 013007 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

3-29, best form was at around this time of the season two years ago; Roscommon winner over this trip in May, needs to improve on recent form; stable has had a couple of recent winners.

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No Results Found

14/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 083-78 CD

Last run: 32 days

W: 10st 3lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Veteran with nine wins to his name including twice at this venue; not disgraced at Galway last month but may find some of these much younger rivals too strong.

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14th

5

(12)

4th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

El Tren

9st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Nine-time turf winner, limited AW experience; good run when second at the Curragh on penultimate start; asking a lot now at the age of 12.

14/1

3

(5)

31st Oct 2022

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:35 Galway

El Tren

9st 13lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Veteran mudlark capable of taking a hand on this ground if returning to form of Curragh second over this trip; tailed off at Navan since and has become hard to predict.

12/1

14/1

  • Place: £3.30

Form: 751649 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Surprise winner at Roscommon in May over this trip on testing ground; took a sharp rise in the ratings for that; coming down again now.

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16th

2

(7)

20th Jul 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 180y

20:30 Leopardstown

Darraby

10st 2lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Brendan W Duke

midfield

14/1

3rd

6

10th Jun 2023

Good

2m 3f 170y

16:15 Punchestown

Darraby

10st 11lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Brendan W Duke

Flat winner; brings a modest level on hurdle form to the table.

50/1

4th

3

23rd May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 180y

14:15 Punchestown

Darraby

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Brendan W Duke

Won a 1m4f Flat handicap at Roscommon a year ago and some decent runs in defeat after; stiff task in a Grade 1 on hurdling debut; this more realistic and could run well; tongue-tie on.

16/1

25/1

Form: 6/08-0

Last run: 193 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Placed a few times in Britain; nothing in his 2022 form to suggest that he could pay a featuring part here.

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9th

17

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:52 Down Royal

Perfect Arch

10st 13lb

J: Daire McConville

T: Stephen McConville

towards rear, not fluent 6th, keeping on when hampered by faller after 2 out, never dangerous

14/1

11/4

Form: -61221 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Good form on last four starts; won over this trip at Roscommon in August; runner-up over 1m5f at Down Royal and beaten only a neck over a shorter trip at same venue only three days before another 1m4f win at Bellewstown; excellent chance now for the very capable Maxine O'Sullivan.

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5th

1

(7)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:50 Dundalk (AW)

Firstman

10st 6lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: A J Martin

Won here over 1m4f in late 2022, hasn't run since good run in 1m6f Curragh handicap last June; inadequate trip and best watched.

12/1

OUR TIP

16/1

Form: 6-8480 CD

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Won this race season at 66-1, same rider now; 5lb higher than last year and needs to step up from Leopardstown run four weeks ago.

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12th

16

(7)

15th Oct 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Leopardstown

Khezaana

8st 8lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Donal Kinsella

slowly into stride, towards rear, headway towards far side 3f out, ridden and went second under 2f out, weakened quickly final furlong

16/1

6th

1

(3)

8th Oct 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

16:20 Curragh

Khezaana

11st 7lb

J: Ms L Dowdall

T: Donal Kinsella

slowly away and lost many lengths start, raced in last and detached, joined main group 7f out, headway on outer from under 5f out, cajoled along when up the centre over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, held but stayed on inside final furlong (jockey said filly was slowly away from the stalls)

16/1

10th

22

(14)

10th Sep 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 180y

17:30 Leopardstown

Khezaana

8st 7lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Donal Kinsella

towards rear, ridden and headway up the centre over 1f out, kept on final furlong, never on terms

33/1

Form: 0302-3

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Placed five times on the Flat for Andre Fabre, signing off with Longchamp second over 1m1f last October; has shown a decent standard of form over hurdles this year; trip probably too short when third in a Clonmel maiden last time, this may suit better.

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No Results Found

Form: -90235

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

More than two years since his only win; twice placed at Tipperary in August; more needed than when fifth over a longer trip at Listowel last time.

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3rd

5

(2)

11th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

18:50 Tramore

Blackpoint

9st 13lb

J: Shane Foley

T: John E & Thomas Kiely

soon in touch with leaders, went third 5f out, pushed along and outpaced under 2f out, ridden and went third inside final furlong, no match for first two

7/2

2nd

2

(14)

5th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 120y

19:45 Tipperary

Blackpoint

10st 2lb

J: W J Lee

T: John E & Thomas Kiely

midfield, headway under 2f out, ridden and went third 1f out, ran on and went second towards finish, no match for winner

8/1

7th

7

(8)

24th Jun 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 70y

20:30 Limerick

Blackpoint

9st 3lb

J: W J Lee

T: John E & Thomas Kiely

Won 1m3f maiden here on second start in 2020; yet to add a handicap success to his tally but twice placed over this trip at Tipperary last August; first run since October; Lee's second time to ride him.

15/2

Form: /2337/

Last run: 1156 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Won two juvenile hurdle races in 2019 and contested the 2020 Fred Winter off 132; placed five times in his early days on the Flat for Jim Bolger, including third behind high-class Japan in a Listowel maiden at two; potentially well handicapped, but has long absence to overcome.

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3

7th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

19:00 Hereford

Sacchoandvanzetti

11st 11lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Fergal O’Brien

Both hurdle wins in Ireland during 2019; thereabouts in handicaps at 2m and 2m4f for this yard in the second half of 2023 but well held in latest attempt in November and needs more against unexposed rivals.

12/1

3rd

8

(2)

18th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Sacchoandvanzetti

10st 13lb

J: Miss Remie Morgan

T: Fergal O’Brien

soon led

40/1

10th

7

(2)

12th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

16:38 Southwell (AW)

Sacchoandvanzetti

10st 9lb

J: Miss Remie Morgan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Ex-Irish 8yo who started off for Fergal O'Brien with some good efforts over hurdles last summer/autumn and is very well handicapped on old Flat form; not an easy horse to weigh up on this AW debut and is Remie Morgan's first ride under rules but market support should be heeded.

7/1

Form: 560-30

Last run: 71 days

W: 10st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Has done most of his racing this year over hurdles; could be given some sort of chance if that form transfers.

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14th

16

11th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 87y

Class 3

16:00 Cheltenham

Great Realisation

10st 11lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

Runner-up in quite valuable 4yo handicap at Ascot (1m7f, good) in March and also ran well when placed at Ballinrobe (2m2f, good) in the summer but is 0-7 over hurdles and will need to find something extra to get off the mark here.

16/1

10th

6

(5)

8th Oct 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

16:20 Curragh

Great Realisation

10st 8lb

J: Miss P Elvin

T: P J Rothwell

midfield on outer, shaken up 3f out, ridden from over 2f out, soon weakened gradually and beaten

14/1

3rd

11

22nd Aug 2022

Good

2m 2f 0y

17:00 Ballinrobe

Great Realisation

10st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: P J Rothwell

in touch with leaders on outer, went third 3 out, pushed along after 2 out, ridden after last, made no impression

16/1

Form: 85360-

Last run: 302 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Hurdles form more promising than what she has shown on the Flat; has not run since April but the jockey booking can be considered a positive.

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22

(10)

19th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 6f 0y

17:40 Navan

Magic Word

9st 12lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Anthony McCann

First reserve; second in Naas maiden hurdle in January; quiet latest but may have needed the run; not hopeless.

11th

10

(11)

8th Oct 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

16:20 Curragh

Magic Word

10st 2lb

J: Miss A B O’Connor

T: Anthony McCann

midfield, prominent 4f out, ridden when lost position over 2f out, soon in rear and beaten

10/1

5th

7

14th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

15:50 Cheltenham

Magic Word

11st 1lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Anthony McCann

12th
13 (1)
Balaclava

66/1

Form: 7/9-98

Last run: 51 days

W: 10st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Has shown very little apart from good hurdles run at Punchestown in December 2019; 12lb out of the handicap.

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16th

5

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Balaclava

12st 0lb

J: Ms N Di Brita

T: D J Bunyan

Tailed off in amateur riders' Derby at the Curragh 6 months ago; shown little in recent years.

50/1

7th

6

(5)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 0y

15:07 Curragh

Balaclava

11st 4lb

J: Ms M Kelly

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

dwelt start, midfield, headway and prominent 5f out, outpaced 3f out

200/1

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Payout
Exacta €1132.00
Straight Forecast €746.10
Tricast €6455.10
Trifecta €8286.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Great Realisation

SPOTLIGHT:

Firstman

RP Ratings (IRE):

Final Endeavour

The Irish Sun:

Great Realisation