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16:20 Leopardstown

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Trigo Stakes (Listed Race)

  • Prize money: £18592.44
  • 1m 2f 0y
  • 13 runners
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Trigo Stakes (Listed Race)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £9.50
  • Place: £3.00

Form: 15 BF

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beat subsequent Group 3 winner Paris Peacock when winning a 1m Curragh maiden on debut in June; only one run since then, not beaten far in fifth behind Neptune Rock at Listowel.

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

7th

2

(3)

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:20 Leopardstown

Self Belief

9st 12lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

Big improver last year including winning this race and back to that level of form when landing Group 3 Meld Stakes here over 1m1f in July on soft; following a break was well below best in recent Cork Listed when keen enough; bit to prove now.

8/1

7th

2

(3)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Cork

Self Belief

9st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

Big improver last year and back to his best when conceding weight to a wave of 3yos in a Group 3 at Leopardstown (1m1f) when appreciating the return to testing ground; having only his eighth race and makes plenty of appeal despite the penalty.

5/1

2nd
11 (13)
Kerkiyra

10/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 2-3131 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Has shown progressive form in handicaps at the Curragh and deserves a shot at this level; raised 9lb for her most recent run; probably has a few more pounds to find to feature in this company.

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

11th

6

(6)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 202y

15:25 Naas

Kerkiyra

9st 7lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

midfield

13/2

4th

3

(3)

18th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 1f 20y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Kerkiyra

9st 7lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

midfield

12/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.20

Form: -12745 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Campaigned at a high level, including in the Group 1 Pretty Polly following a Group 3 second at the Curragh; drops in class after fine Curragh Group 2 fifth behind the talented Above The Curve and a couple of other high-class fillies; 105-rated filly has a good chance at this level.

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

4th

5

(11)

3rd May 2023

Soft

1m 1f 100y

18:20 Gowran Park

Lyrical Poetry

9st 9lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

prominent on outer, led after 3f, pushed along 2f out, ridden and headed inside final furlong, lost two places towards finish

4/1

3rd

12

(1)

15th Oct 2022

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

16:20 Leopardstown

Lyrical Poetry

8st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: J P Murtagh

led, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and headed 1f out, kept on until no extra and lost second towards finish

5/1

5th

8

(3)

11th Sep 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

13:50 Curragh

Lyrical Poetry

9st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: J P Murtagh

prominent, pressed leader 7f out, led over 2f out, soon ridden, headed over 1f out, held but kept on final 110yds

14/1

6/1

Form: 424463 CD

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

No success since winning this race last year; solid form this term, running in good company; holds definite chance on the strength of Cork third, splitting Monaasib and Fastnet Crown.

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Verdict Starting price

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

14/1

Form: -27803 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

C&D maiden winner; Noblesse Stakes second over 1m4f at Cork in April a career-best; had been out of form before long-priced third in a Listed race at Dundalk last month; has an edge over the higher-rated Aikhal on that running.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

2

(5)

16th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 4f 0y

18:35 Cork

Annerville

9st 9lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

soon led, pushed along and headed under 3f out, ridden and weakened over 1f out

9/1

2nd

6

(1)

27th May 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

15:05 Curragh

Annerville

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: J P Murtagh

led, going best from 3f out, ridden when headed but prominent over 1f out, kept on but no extra inside final 110yds

7/1

3rd

2

(1)

2nd May 2023

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 1

16:10 Nottingham

Annerville

9st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Irish challenger who has been placed in three Listed races, most recently third at Cork 11 days ago; can give another good account but this 5yo has an exposed profile and looks vulnerable in today's line-up.

12/1

Form: 801004

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Curragh winner over 6f and 1m; has never run over this trip; good run over 1m on latest, not far behind Georgeville and Monaasib in Cork event.

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Verdict Starting price

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: 11

Last run: 32 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Created a strong impression on debut when overcoming a slow start to win a Killarney maiden in promising fashion; confirmed ability with defeat of Monaasib at Punchestown; probably value for more than the 1/2 length margin and further improvement on the cards.

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Verdict Starting price

6th

3

(11)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 202y

15:25 Naas

Goodie Two Shoes

9st 7lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

prominent, good headway and went third halfway

8/1

1st

3

1st Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

14:00 Killarney

Goodie Two Shoes

11st 6lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Decent Flat sort with three wins in that sphere; solid efforts in her two completed hurdle starts and holds Final Decision on latest Down Royal run; looks a leading player.

2/1

3rd

5

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:00 Down Royal

Goodie Two Shoes

11st 5lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Smart flat handicapper with three wins from only five starts, notably making all at Gowran last month; promising enough hurdles debut at Leopardstown last Christmas but took a heavy fall in a Grade 3 at Fairyhouse afterwards, hopefully that hasn't affected her confidence; major player.

15/8

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8/1

Form: -01656 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 110

Form & Verdict

Best of these on official ratings but has proved disappointing since Group 3 Curragh win in June; concerning that he failed to take advantage of a drop to this grade at Dundak.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

1

(7)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 3

18:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Aikhal

9st 11lb

J: Hayley Turner

T: Jamie Osborne

Winner of 1m2f Group 3 in June 2022 when trained by Aidan O'Brien; yet to fire for current stable and carries risks despite his reduced mark.

16/1

6th

3

(1)

3rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 2

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Aikhal

9st 7lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Jamie Osborne

Winner of 1m2f Group 3 in June 2022 when trained by Aidan O'Brien; yet to fire for current stable but his latest effort at Southwell (1m4f; first run after a gelding operation) was a bit better; others still more persuasive.

12/1

12/1

Form: 4-4348

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Just a maiden win to his name but finished third in the Dante behind the subsequent Derby winner Desert Crown; two subsequent runs raise doubts about ability to justify 102 mark

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

11

19th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 3

13:20 Ayr

Bluegrass

10st 9lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

Third in the 2022 Dante for Aidan O'Brien; however, he took a while to win his first race over hurdles, scoring easily at the eighth attempt at Fakenham on good ground he seemed to enjoy (as was also the case on the Flat); might be vulnerable under these conditions.

15/2

1st

1

15th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

13:10 Fakenham

Bluegrass

11st 6lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Stuart Edmunds

Very useful on the Flat for Aidan O'Brien and he signalled his turn is near in this sphere when a good runner-up in 2m Huntingdon handicap 12 days ago; he holds major claims back in maiden company.

5/4

Form: -00522

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Second to an in-form rival at Cork, with Georgeville and Fastnet Crown behind; previously second to Goodie Two Shoes at Punchestown; capable of being in the mix again.

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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

20/1

Form: 853005

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

On a long losing run; managed a bright display when 66-1 in a Group 3 race last time; again faces a tough task at the weights.

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2nd

6

(9)

19th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:00 Listowel

Laughifuwant

9st 7lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Gerard Keane

soon raced in second, clear with one other when pushed along over 2f out, ridden from over 1f out, kept on well towards finish

11/2

1st

2

(7)

12th Sep 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 123y

16:20 Galway

Laughifuwant

9st 12lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Gerard Keane

travelled strongly, pressed leader, led 2f out, kept on well 2f out, always doing enough

5/2

12th
13 (3)
Suwayra

20/1

Form: 1-390 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Won over 1m at this venue on only start at two; has failed to make a significant impression in a light campaign; would receive 15lb from Lyrical Poetry in a handicap.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

13

(3)

15th Oct 2022

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

16:20 Leopardstown

Suwayra

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

midfield, pushed along under 2f out, weakened over 1f out

20/1

12th

16

(5)

17th Sep 2022

Soft

1m 1f 100y

15:55 Gowran Park

Suwayra

9st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

midfield, pushed along under 3f out, ridden under 2f out, no impression over 1f out

16/1

9th

9

(2)

22nd Jun 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

19:10 Naas

Suwayra

9st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Won over 1m at Leopardstown on only start at two; form is solid seeing that runner-up Cairde Go Deo is a dual Listed winner for Ger Lyons this season; just in front of the Lyons-trained Jezebel Queen when third to One For Bobby at Gowran; that form has been let down by the second; blinkered now.

5/1

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Exacta €631.00
Straight Forecast €581.60
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Lyrical Poetry

The Irish Sun:

Goodie Two Shoes

POSTDATA:

Georgeville

RP Ratings (IRE):

Lyrical Poetry

TOPSPEED:

Lyrical Poetry