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16:00 Gowran Park

Soft

Racing Club Membership Handicap (Div II)

  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 1m 0f 75y
  • 16 runners
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Racing Club Membership Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £1.80
  • Place: £1.10

Form: -60031 C

Last run: 5 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Soon back in the groove since rejoining this yard and it was all so easy when slamming a big field at the Curragh five days ago (7f, yielding to soft); all three wins at that trip but he stays this far and, although penalised, he had dropped to a good mark anyway.

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19th

4

(6)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:15 Curragh

Facethepuckout

9st 12lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: M D O’Callaghan

raced far side, towards rear of midfield, weakened final furlong

6/1

1st

11

(6)

14th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Naas

Facethepuckout

8st 7lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: M D O’Callaghan

towards rear, headway under 2f out, pushed along to lead under 2f out, soon ridden clear, easily

9/1

4th

1

(11)

12th Sep 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 123y

16:55 Galway

Facethepuckout

10st 2lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: M D O’Callaghan

Four-time winner has put up some fine runs in defeat this term; hampered at Curragh last time and ran better than result; ground versatile; has run well here.

4/1

14/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 307-78

Last run: 12 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Not without hope on the best of his form from last year but not so good this campaign and there are doubts about him on this sort of ground.

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10th

12

(15)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 73y

13:05 Galway

Wrist Art

9st 9lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

Continues in good form, scoring recently at Punchestown (1m1f) and Thurles and good run off 12lb higher mark at Gowran when third to Rhythm King (7f); return to 1m to suit and remains of interest.

11/2

10th

12

(15)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 73y

13:05 Galway

Wrist Art

9st 9lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

Continues in good form, scoring recently at Punchestown (1m1f) and Thurles and good run off 12lb higher mark at Gowran when third to Rhythm King (7f); return to 1m to suit and remains of interest.

11/2

3rd

6

(6)

16th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:20 Gowran Park

Wrist Art

9st 2lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

prominent, went second under 2f out, outpaced and lost second inside final furlong, kept on

7/4

14/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: -79375

Last run: 20 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Ran okay over 1m at Bellewstown three weeks ago but he wouldn't be a good thing to build on that; 1-31 now and others are more convincing.

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11th

14

(18)

17th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 75y

16:15 Gowran Park

Shawaf

8st 12lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: John C McConnell

Has only won a maiden and is 1-37 overall; doesn't look a winner waiting to happen.

33/1

8th

14

(15)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

16:40 Punchestown

Shawaf

9st 0lb

J: Dean Curran

T: John C McConnell

Overall record (1-36) is a significant negative; creditable fourth of 17 over 1m at Naas on penultimate start. not knocked about when chance had at Bellewstown.

12/1

4th
11 (4)
Chimeric

12/1

Form: 677237 BF

Last run: 45 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Twice placed here during the summer but on fast ground and, not the first time, he failed to shine on a deeper surface at Navan; conditions are again a concern.

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2

(7)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Chimeric

9st 13lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: J F Levins

Won three last year including back-to-back on turf in the summer; however, struggling for form since and latest two C&D runs don't inspire confidence.

16/1

Form: 007209 D

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Reserve; all three wins on the AW and he's a longstanding maiden on turf; went close at Killarney in August when in first-time cheekpieces but poor since then; perhaps another change in headgear might work.

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7th

14

(16)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Well Suited

8st 12lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: T J O’Mara

slowly into stride, in rear, headway when switched left under 2f out, kept on inside final 110yds, never on terms

12/1

9th

14

(11)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Well Suited

8st 12lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: T J O’Mara

took keen hold, held up in rear, midfield halfway, headway on outer 3f out, led over 2f out

8/1

25/1

Form: -89098

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Just mild promise so far in seven races between 5.5f and 7f; no guarantees that this longer trip will benefit.

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19th

28

(1)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Curragh

Heledd

8st 10lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Joseph G Murphy

midfield, pushed along 3f out, soon minor headway towards far side, outpaced when ridden under 2f out, soon no impression, weakened inside final furlong

33/1

6th

16

(16)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

16:00 Gowran Park

Heledd

8st 9lb

J: Tom Kiely Marshall

T: Joseph G Murphy

raced freely, prominent, led narrowly after 3f, ridden and headed under 2f out, weakened from 1f out

25/1

8th

17

(19)

5th Oct 2022

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 164y

14:25 Navan

Heledd

8st 12lb

J: Tom Kiely Marshall

T: Joseph G Murphy

midfield, pushed along and 3f out, ridden when bit short of room and switched right under 2f out, kept on final 110yds, never on terms

50/1

Form: 00-700

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Well held in all four handicaps, with and without blinkers; needs improvement from somewhere.

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No Results Found

25/1

Form: 2-0700 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Only 2-45 and he's 0-31 on the grass; those are damning statistics and he's not in much form anyway.

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11th

11

(9)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Kudbegood

8st 12lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: P J F Murphy

towards rear

20/1

11th

13

(9)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Kudbegood

8st 12lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: P J F Murphy

upset in stalls, took keen hold, started quickly, dropped to midfield, towards rear after 2f

16/1

14/1

Form: 0-2470

Last run: 45 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Went close here in June but nowhere near that level on his last two starts and he remains a maiden.

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15th

14

(7)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 40y

19:20 Killarney

Tashim

8st 12lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Eoin Doyle

Went close at Gowran last summer but yet to hit form this campaign; cheekpieces now tried; 3lb wrong.

16/1

11th

14

(3)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 59y

18:20 Roscommon

Tashim

8st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Eoin Doyle

towards rear of midfield, ridden 2f out, waiting for room 1f out, kept on, never dangerous

20/1

10th

10

(14)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

17:52 Leopardstown

Tashim

9st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Eoin Doyle

Maiden was touched off over 1m at Gowran last June; not as good since but fitter for recent AW spin and had some good runs on soft ground in his younger days.

20/1

Form: 000

Last run: 35 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Minor form in his qualifying runs at about 1m but he's handicapped accordingly and now tries a tongue-tie.

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15th

13

(1)

23rd May 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:10 Gowran Park

Gentleman Jimmy

8st 12lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: William J Fitzpatrick

prominent early, soon dropped to midfield

20/1

15th

16

(5)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

17:52 Leopardstown

Gentleman Jimmy

8st 13lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: William J Fitzpatrick

Modest form in maidens and no better on handicap debut at Gowran in October where he struggled on soft ground.

25/1

10th

10

(1)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

16:00 Gowran Park

Gentleman Jimmy

8st 13lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: William J Fitzpatrick

in touch with leaders, ridden and outpaced over 2f out, weakened under 2f out

25/1

OUR TIP

13/2

Form: 998004

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Back from a break to finish fourth over Killarney's extended 1m last week and she might come on for that; conditions will be right up her street as well.

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20th

8

(4)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Curragh

The Pocket Flyer

9st 10lb

J: Ben Coen

T: R P Cody

soon midfield, ridden 3f out, soon weakened

33/1

11th

3

(6)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

16:00 Gowran Park

The Pocket Flyer

9st 11lb

J: Sean Davis

T: R P Cody

towards rear, pushed along and minor headway home turn, ridden and no impression under 2f out

13/2

4th

8

(13)

10th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 60y

14:55 Killarney

The Pocket Flyer

9st 6lb

J: Ben Coen

T: R P Cody

towards rear of midfield, ridden and steady headway from over 2f out, went fourth inside final furlong, no extra inside final 110yds

25/1

12th
15 (12)
Dahomey

14/1

Form: 00-800

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Has really struggled since finishing second in a 1m soft-ground handicap here 12 months ago.

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12th

15

(12)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

16:00 Gowran Park

Dahomey

8st 9lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

midfield, ridden over 2f out, soon no impression

14/1

16

(10)

10th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 60y

14:55 Killarney

Dahomey

8st 7lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: T G McCourt

Reserve; has really struggled since finishing second in a 1m soft-ground handicap at Gowran a year ago.

13

(8)

1st Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 30y

15:05 Killarney

Dahomey

8st 8lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: T G McCourt

Pretty poor since finishing second in a 1m soft-ground handicap at Gowran a year ago; finished last at Bellewstown on Thursday.

33/1

Form: 001000 CD

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Roscommon winner in June but no worthwhile form since then despite getting her ground; now blinkered.

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18

(18)

31st Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:50 Galway

Dutch Schaefer

8st 13lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Second reserve; Roscommon winner in June but no worthwhile form since then despite getting her favoured soft ground; cheekpieces back on along with first-time tongue-tie.

13th

4

(5)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

16:00 Gowran Park

Dutch Schaefer

9st 7lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

always towards rear, pushed along 3f out, ridden and no impression over 2f out

20/1

14th

10

(1)

10th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 60y

14:55 Killarney

Dutch Schaefer

9st 4lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

disputed lead, prominent after 1f, ridden but weakened quickly over 2f out

25/1

14th
7 (15)
Zaur

14/1

Form: B08107 C

Last run: 48 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

7f winner here in July; has yet to fully convince beyond that trip and this ground might be too testing for him.

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14th

7

(15)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

16:00 Gowran Park

Zaur

9st 5lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Michael Butler

in touch with leaders, pushed along under 4f out, weakened home turn

14/1

21

(8)

13th Oct 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Curragh

Zaur

9st 6lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Michael Butler

Got off the mark at the eighth attempt with a 7f Gowran success in July; this is now only his second attempt at this trip; others have stronger overall form; first reserve.

7th

8

(11)

31st Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

16:25 Gowran Park

Zaur

9st 7lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Michael Butler

led, headed but prominent halfway, ridden over 2f out, hung left over 1f out, soon weakened (jockey said gelding rolled around under pressure in the straight)

8/1

Form: 093600

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Both wins were over 7f at the Curragh two years ago; down the field either side of a break and others look more likely.

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3rd

25

(7)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Curragh

Tyrions Dream

8st 12lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

led narrowly or disputed lead early, headed but prominent after 3f, pushed along halfway, joined leader and every chance when ridden over 2f out, kept on but held final 110yds, just held third

50/1

15th

9

(13)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

16:00 Gowran Park

Tyrions Dream

9st 0lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

slowly into stride, in rear, reminders early, headway into midfield after 3f, ridden home turn, weakened 2f out

14/1

15th

14

(2)

27th Sep 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:25 Cork

Tyrions Dream

9st 1lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

towards rear, pushed along over 3f out, soon ridden and brief headway, no impression 2f out, weakened over 1f out

18/1

Form: 0/0651 C

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 4lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Well on top over Dundalk's extended 1m2f last time, for which she's gone up 6lb; should deal with that rise and she is a winner on turf.

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18th

18

(5)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Dragon Roll

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eamonn O’Connell

AW winner; only her third run in the last year and well beaten in the other two; makes little appeal.

66/1

11th

13

(1)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Dragon Roll

8st 13lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Eamonn O’Connell

Two wins include 1m2f success here in 2022; absent since well beaten on soft at Gowran last April and likely to need this (5lb wrong).

16/1

16th

12

(6)

18th Apr 2023

Soft

1m 1f 130y

17:45 Gowran Park

Dragon Roll

9st 0lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Eamonn O’Connell

Turf winner on his debut and doubled his tally with an AW success in October; has continued to run well there and she's not without hope if handling this ground.

7/1

18 (18)
Vivaia

Form: -84090

Last run: 108 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Reserve; disappointing 3yo from 5f to 1m and finished tailed off the last time; the blinkers have made no difference.

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8th

5

(7)

9th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Vivaia

9st 9lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Nine-race maiden who produced one of her better efforts when beaten roughly 3l here last week; needs to build on that now.

7/1

5th

6

(13)

2nd Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Vivaia

9st 7lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

0-8 on turf and hasn't improved for headgear; handicap mark is dropping but has been off since early July.

10/1

12

(5)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Curragh

Vivaia

9st 6lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

On a stiff mark for what she's achieved so far and was tailed off last at Naas when last seen; off 116 days and best form is at 6f.

20/1

Form: 6-6930

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Reserve; needs respecting on her close third at Punchestown (1m handicap) but soft ground could have been a factor for her lesser effort at Listowel.

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1st

1

(7)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Soilse

9st 5lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

Improved form when apprentice-ridden in two handicap runs in quick succession last month; excellent run when out of the handicap at Leopardstown prompted a sharp rise in the ratings, but again ran well when fourth at Galway; went back into maiden company here last week, finishing up a close-up third behind two Joseph O'Brien-trained runners.

5/1

3rd

10

(14)

16th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:00 Dundalk (AW)

Soilse

9st 5lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

in touch with leaders

9/2

4th

6

(8)

31st Oct 2022

Heavy

1m 0f 73y

13:10 Galway

Soilse

9st 12lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

took keen hold, prominent, pushed along from 3f out, outpaced and bit short of room when lost position home turn, soon ridden, ran on and went fourth towards finish

5/1

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Non-runners

Sadiqaa, Dragon Roll, Vivaia, Soilse

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Payout
Exacta €106.00
Straight Forecast €106.80
Tricast €518.70
Trifecta €1635.00

Selections

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