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15:55 Killarney

Soft

Ross Road Handicap (Div II)

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 1m 3f 80y
  • 13 runners
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Ross Road Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £51.40
  • Place: £4.50

Form: 593100

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Sligo winner on yielding in August; two shockers since, including here (led, perhaps went too fast).

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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

3/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 85875

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 13lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Dam won here on heavy and was rated 91; wildly eye-catching at Listowel over 1m latest and looks a good thing here; stable tends to have far more winners here than general strike-rate.

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4

15th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 193y

13:10 Clonmel

Chatterbox

10st 13lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: John Joseph Murphy

Touched off in a couple of Flat handicaps at Killarney; would have been placed but for a last flight fall at Limerick last month; more needed here.

33/1

7/1

  • Place: £3.30

Form: 732424

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 13lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Yard having good campaign and she has been reliable but concerns about her getting this trip, though she seemed to stay a little shorter at Down Royal; noted.

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15th

1

(22)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

17:25 Navan

Hello Power

10st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

Won 1m claimer at Gowran last month; found 7f inadequate last time; placed over a range of distances; has run well on soft on several occasions.

10/1

5th

9

(6)

18th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Fairyhouse

Hello Power

8st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

in rear

15/2

12/1

Form: 002406

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Plenty of handicap form, including on easy ground; concern he flopped here two runs ago; visored now; interesting if he stays but risky.

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18th

27

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 94y

15:40 Punchestown

Grappa Nonino

11st 3lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: D K Weld

Progressive on Flat last season, winning over 2m1f at Killarney and over 1m6f at the Curragh before creditable sixth in competitive York contest; won a juvenile maiden hurdle at Navan; lacks a recent outing, but potentially interesting; second reserve.

4th

8

(1)

7th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 144y

18:55 Clonmel

Grappa Nonino

9st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

prominent, outpaced under 2f out, kept on final furlong, lost third post

11/4

5th
7 (10)
Mauras Gift

6/1

Form: 5-0972

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

28s, ran blinder stepped up in trip over C&D latest (soft, Your Honor well-held); cheekpieces retained and Lee takes over; similar draw; obvious sort.

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10th

13

(11)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Mauras Gift

9st 4lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Paul W Flynn

Consistent mare; good second to a convincing winner over C&D last month; each-way chance again.

10/1

2nd

10

(11)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Mauras Gift

9st 5lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Paul W Flynn

raced in second, chased clear leader after 2f, lost second but prominent over 1f out, bit short of room when switched left inside final furlong, went second again but no chance with winner inside final 110yds

7/1

Form: 13-908

Last run: 100 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Ordinary on Flat but notable she won juvenile maiden hurdle here in August; same RPR latest and yard in form so noted in first-time tongue-tie back on Flat.

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11th

7

12th Oct 2023

Good To Firm

2m 0f 161y

Class 5

16:00 Exeter

Pepsiwithacap

11st 4lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: David Pipe

Both wins in Ireland, a 7f AW handicap and a maiden hurdle on good; up and down in ten runs for this yard but was bang there in the latest at Newton Abbot (2m1f, good to soft); hard to rule out.

9/1

3rd

4

11th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 5

17:00 Newton Abbot

Pepsiwithacap

11st 1lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: David Pipe

prominent

9/1

8th

7

2nd Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 5

17:27 Newton Abbot

Pepsiwithacap

10st 12lb

J: David Noonan

T: David Pipe

Belied 50-1 odds when very respectable fourth over C&D (good) 11 days ago and is 1lb lower now but her record in Britain is very mixed and others in this line-up are more persuasive.

14/1

Form: 0-989

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

66s, not disgraced at Bellewstown up to 1m4f latest; good bit more needed here.

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10th

9

(3)

8th May 2023

Good To Firm

1m 5f 26y

Class 6

17:10 Ayr

Lex Maxima

8st 12lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: John C McConnell

Irish raider; yet to win in 11 attempts but good second on the AW two runs ago in February (1m4f); poor effort last time; yard has a good record here and a possible.

4/1

16

(7)

30th Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 5f 29y

16:25 Sligo

Lex Maxima

9st 0lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: John C McConnell

Second reserve; mostly campaigned on Dundalk AW, notably narrowly beaten over 1m4f in February; last month's effort in similar contest nowhere near as good.

Form: 6660

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Better in sixth in maidens than no show on handicap debut; up markedly in trip.

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5th

7

11th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 4

12:10 Catterick

Millyupdahilly

11st 4lb

J: Mr N McParlan

T: Gerald Stephen Quinn

Modest maiden on the Flat but showed ability, and did likewise when 24l sixth of 17 at 100-1 on last month's hurdle debut at Naas (2m, soft); there's room for improvement in her jumping and this Northern Irish challenger is one to consider in a first-time hood/tongue-tie in this weak race.

9/1

6th

10

14th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Naas

Millyupdahilly

11st 7lb

J: Mr N McParlan

T: Gerald Stephen Quinn

Limited Flat maiden but placed a few times; doesn't make any appeal on hurdling debut.

150/1

Form: 60-005

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Big prices but much better at Punchestown latest (1m1f) and kept at it; has to be respected for each-way purposes; should handle soft.

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9th

11

(8)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

19:45 Southwell (AW)

The Lion Strikes

9st 9lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John O’Shea

16-race maiden; runner-up (beaten 4l) over 9.5f at Wolverhampton early in the New Year; ran to an identical RPR (49) when fifth of 11 in first-time blinkers back there latest; has some work to do with Storm Asset.

33/1

5th

10

(3)

11th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

The Lion Strikes

9st 9lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John O’Shea

in touch with leaders, switched left over 1f out, no extra towards finish

20/1

8th

10

(3)

21st Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

20:00 Kempton (AW)

The Lion Strikes

8st 12lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John O’Shea

14-race maiden with a patchy overall record; tailed off at Chelmsford six weeks ago (tried in cheekpieces which are absent today) and others are far more convincing.

20/1

OUR TIP

Form: 476062

Last run: 5 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

She's 6lb wrong but did all bar win at 66s at Navan Wednesday; very eye-catching then after missing break and crack youngster takes over; good chance.

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11th

13

(11)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:00 Galway

Gudrun Genberg

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Second in a 1m2f handicap at Navan last year; down the field in the same race this year; previous sixth at Navan was encouraging.

10/1

9/1

Form: 00-086 BF

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Modest so far but RPRs about 105 hurdling suggested he'd do better than he did on AW since (favourite); 2lb out of handicap; risky.

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1st

16

(8)

31st Aug 2023

Good

1m 6f 0y

17:10 Navan

Tory Reel

9st 0lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Best Flat effort when third in a Gowran handicap in May; got off the mark over hurdles last time over 2m4f at Killarney; could make his presence felt.

14/1

1st

15

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:00 Killarney

Tory Reel

11st 1lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Won a juvenile maiden hurdle last summer for his previous trainer; creditable third on the Flat at Gowran in May on the first of two outings for this stable; fitness not in doubt and relatively unexposed as a hurdler.

10/1

100/1

Form: 700000

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Nothing so far.

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18th

4

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:25 Tipperary

Carslake

11st 11lb

J: Cian Cullinan

T: Aengus King

A maiden on the Flat and over hurdles; unplaced at Dundalk 11 days ago; pulled-up over hurdles when last seen; others preferred.

25/1

8th

13

(12)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Carslake

8st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Aengus King

A 26-race maiden under both codes and first run since October; hard to fancy.

25/1

0

2

3rd Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 160y

15:00 Galway

Carslake

11st 13lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Aengus King

Not disgraced at 100-1 in a conditions race on the Flat at Listowel four days after a poor hurdles run at the same venue; weak hurdling credentials overall since third in a 2m maiden at Cork last winter.

14/1

Form: -00040

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 1lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

RPR of 73 for Goodwood fourth at 125s looks misleading as she was well-beaten at 66s at Listowel in handicap since.

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6th

9

20th Apr 2023

Good

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

15:50 Cheltenham

Pink Fire Lilly

10st 10lb

J: Miss Laura Costello

T: John F O’Neill

0-10 on the Flat but left her previous hurdling form behind (two Graded races admittedly) when a close third behind Media Naranja at Limerick (2m, soft); has an 8lb pull on the winner and Laura Costello rides again; needs considering.

20/1

3rd

6

30th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:40 Limerick

Pink Fire Lilly

11st 0lb

J: Miss L Costello

T: John F O’Neill

in touch with leaders but towards rear, nudged along after 3 out, went fourth before 2 out, ran on well and went third run-in

33/1

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Payout
Exacta €2586.00
Straight Forecast €1578.40
Tricast €16124.10
Trifecta €8679.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Gudrun Genberg

SPOTLIGHT:

Chatterbox

POSTDATA:

Grappa Nonino

The Irish Sun:

Gudrun Genberg