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17:15 Naas

Yielding To Soft

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  • Prize money: £8180.67
  • 0m 5f 205y
  • 14 runners
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Congratulations To Naas GAA Senior Football County Champions Handicap

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.70
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 227111 C

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Course winner; in the form of his life of late and bids for a four-timer here after a trio of handicap wins; however, seems to stay one mile very well these days and the drop back to 6f has the potential to thwart him.

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Verdict Starting price

14th

7

(14)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:50 Cork

Earls

9st 7lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Won this race last year and gained compensation for a narrow defeat at the Curragh to land a Haydock handicap 13 days ago; best form is on testing ground and he's 5lb higher this time but not ruled out.

5/1

1st

8

(1)

27th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 212y

Class 2

14:45 Haydock

Earls

8st 6lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear

11/4

17/2

  • Place: £3.90

Form: 302555 D BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Won a Catterick maiden for Richard Fahey; promising start for this yard but has gone off the boil in recent starts and beaten favourite latest; 6lb lower than when runner-up at Bellewstown in June.

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10th

12

(4)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

18:45 Musselburgh

Blind Beggar

8st 6lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Michael Appleby

Held on narrowly from Silky Wilkie at Bath (off 3lb lower) a fortnight ago, taking record on heavy going to 2-2; doesn't necessarily need ground that deep; likely player provided he remains in similar form.

8/1

1st

11

(11)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 10y

Class 2

15:43 Bath

Blind Beggar

8st 3lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Michael Appleby

Prominent racer; now 2lb lower than for his Chelmsford win in November (5f); mixed bag since, including when only seventh at Doncaster two weeks ago (had run well in the corresponding race in 2023); tough task trying to dominate this field but he's 1-1 on heavy ground and also goes well on soft.

16/1

7th

11

(7)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

0m 6f 2y

Class 3

15:05 Doncaster

Blind Beggar

8st 13lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

Front-runner; 1lb lower than when chasing home Aleezdancer in the corresponding event 12 months ago; comes here on the back of two poor AW runs though and others appeal more.

14/1

OUR TIP

4/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 179391 CD

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

C&D winner; career best when getting his head back in front at Navan last week; 6lb rise demands a bit more but yard excel with sprinters and he's one for the shortlist.

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

5th

5

(15)

11th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 205y

15:05 Naas

Rough Diamond

9st 9lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Edward Lynam

Low-key turf return and wasn't really firing on AW through the winter; 8lb below last winning mark now and possible first-time cheekpieces can spark a revival.

10/1

Form: 059080 C

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Solid handicapper who relishes an ease in the ground but 6f is probably too sharp for him these days.

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No Results Found

Form: 7-0003 CD

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

C&D winner but on a long losing run at present; encouraging third behind Rough Diamond at Navan last week and has become well handicapped on the pick of last year's form.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

17

(16)

18th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Fastar

9st 1lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Gerard O’Leary

10th

7

(9)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

14:15 Curragh

Fastar

9st 10lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Gerard O’Leary

soon midfield towards far side, ridden over 1f out, kept on but no impression inside final furlong

14/1

5th

10

(10)

16th Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 205y

17:15 Naas

Fastar

8st 13lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Gerard O’Leary

hampered start, midfield, headway 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on final furlong, not reach leaders (jockey said gelding met with interference after the start)

7/1

Form: 154097 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Galway festival winner (7f, soft) from 3lb lower and had been fairly consistent since prior to below par run on AW last week; best recent form has been over a bit further than this but back on workable mark if he handles it.

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6th

5

(8)

16th Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 205y

17:15 Naas

Dairerin

9st 5lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Mrs John Harrington

disputed lead, raced in second halfway, ridden 2f out, edged left and weakened inside final furlong (jockey said gelding edged left in the last furlong)

16/1

7th

11

(6)

7th Oct 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Dairerin

9st 2lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

prominent, ridden and no impression 1f out, soon no impression

20/1

9th

8

(15)

24th Sep 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

17:05 Curragh

Dairerin

9st 8lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

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

12/1

Form: 592666 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Consistent sort who was only beaten 3l over 5f at the Curragh last week; 6f on testing ground is fine and another handicap should fall his way before too long.

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9th

2

(3)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Is That Love

10st 1lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: H D McGuigan

towards rear, keeping on when switched right over 1f out, kept on, never near to challenge

6/1

12th

1

(21)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Is That Love

10st 2lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: H D McGuigan

Claimer win in August was for another yard over farther; more out than in since and risky even if creeping into a 0-70.

20/1

12th

7

(8)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Curragh

Is That Love

9st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: H D McGuigan

Long time since he won over this short a trip and hard to see him being involved.

14/1

8th
13 (11)
Affable

10/1

Form: 738363 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Most of her best form is at 7f but effective at this trip, as seen when hitting the frame at Cork last month; acts on soft ground and can give another good account.

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10th

5

(5)

23rd Oct 2022

Soft

0m 6f 0y

15:10 Curragh

Affable

9st 2lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: K J Condon

raced near side, always towards rear, pushed along and outpaced halfway, ridden and no impression 2f out, eased towards finish

50/1

5th

1

(2)

21st Oct 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Affable

10st 2lb

J: W J Lee

T: K J Condon

in touch with leaders, ridden under 2f out, no impression inside final furlong

5/1

8th

13

(11)

16th Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 205y

17:15 Naas

Affable

8st 10lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: K J Condon

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

10/1

9th
1 (6)
Verhoyen

12/1

Form: 447279 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Useful front-runner when he gets his ground; beaten 3l when drawn on wrong side at Navan and while a bit below form at the Curragh last week, 5f is on the sharp side for him these days; could be a big player back up in trip.

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Verdict Starting price

12th

12

(15)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

17:50 Naas

Verhoyen

9st 1lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

All bar one of his seven career wins have come at the Curragh; yet to hit form this season however and remains opposable.

20/1

10th
12 (2)
Adnaan

16/1

Form: 51-048 D

Last run: 104 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Won a Newmarket novice for Patrick Owens last year; didn't progress this term and might need this on yard debut; gelded.

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13th

2

(6)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Naas

Adnaan

10st 0lb

J: W J Lee

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Winning juvenile in Britain in 2021; lightly raced since and no impression on his stable debut at Dundalk last month; others preferred.

25/1

12th

4

(14)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Adnaan

9st 13lb

J: Jake Coen

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Only win came at Newmarket in 2021; in poor form on turf when last seen and probably best watched on yard debut returning from seven months off.

33/1

13th

12

(9)

26th Jul 2023

Soft

0m 5f 205y

17:45 Naas

Adnaan

9st 5lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: J F Levins

midfield

20/1

Form: -24617

Last run: 71 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Winner at Bath for Clive Cox in July before a lesser effort at Haydock when last seen; doesn't look particularly well treated at present; yard debut.

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18th

14

(16)

23rd Oct 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Curragh

Lets Fly Again

9st 4lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Richard John O’Brien

always towards rear, ridden and outpaced 2f out, soon became detached

33/1

11th

11

(13)

16th Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 205y

17:15 Naas

Lets Fly Again

8st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Richard John O’Brien

hampered start, towards rear, pushed along over 1f out, kept on final furlong, never on terms (jockey said gelding was hampered leaving the stalls)

25/1

7th

4

(3)

6th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 4

13:50 Haydock

Lets Fly Again

9st 6lb

J: Adam Kirby

T: Clive Cox

prominent, ridden and disputing second over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

7/2

Form: 311005 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Followed up her maiden success with Curragh handicap win from 1lb lower in June; a bit below form in three runs since but handles cut in the ground and she's hard to rule out.

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3rd

12

(10)

11th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 205y

15:05 Naas

Coumshingaun

9st 5lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

in touch with leaders, not clear run when switched left under 2f out, headway when bit short of room 1f out, went third inside final 110yds, no match for first two

10/1

6/1

Form: 040343 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Sole win came in a Chester novice for Richard Fahey as a juvenile; best effort of this term when third at Dundalk (7f) last week (beaten roughly 1l); well treated from the same mark but not proven on ground this soft.

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9th

7

(7)

9th May 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:40 Gowran Park

Scarlet Dancer

9st 6lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Only win from 36 starts came as a 2yo in Britain; several placings in hectic 2023 campaign but recent Curragh comeback run was poor (slowly away); others preferred.

16/1

Form: 3158-0

Last run: 183 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

AW winner a couple of seasons ago; well held on this season's return in April and he's not been seen since; stiff looking mark on balance of form.

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2nd

8

(2)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

11:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Benavente

9st 4lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Irish raider who travelled powerfully and needed only to be shaken up inside the final furlong to win very stylishly under Shane Gray at Southwell (1m) in February; shaped well when third of 12 to Cephalus over 1m at Lingfield since, finishing strongly having been dropped in at the rear from an outside stall; has fared a lot better with the draw this time; fine at 7f; big player.

3/1

3rd

4

(12)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Benavente

9st 4lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Irish raider who travelled strongly and needed only to be shaken up inside the final furlong to win very stylishly under Shane Gray at Southwell (1m) last month; hiked up 7lb for that but will be fine back on Polytrack and features prominently in calculations.

7/1

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Payout
Exacta €455.00
Straight Forecast €456.10
Tricast €1860.90
Trifecta €1572.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Coumshingaun

RP Ratings (IRE):

Blind Beggar

POSTDATA:

Earls

SPOTLIGHT:

Verhoyen

The Irish Sun:

Spanish Tenor