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14:00 Curragh

Soft

SP Or Better Guaranteed With The tote Maiden

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  • 1m 1f 0y
  • 16 runners
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SP Or Better Guaranteed With The tote Maiden

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

11/8 (Won)

  • Win: £2.60
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 2

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to five winners; defied market weakness (12-1) to go close on last week's debut at Leopardstown (1m2f, yielding to soft) and the winner had finished runner-up here the time before (and about 2l ahead of Painters Palette); appeals as the most likely winner.

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7th

8

(10)

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 0y

17:05 Leopardstown

Imaginarium

9st 5lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

Curragh maiden winner on similar ground; has run respectably in both his handicaps at 1m4f, finishing behind some of these at Galway; perhaps vulnerable unless blinkers can bring him on.

16/1

3rd

1

(1)

21st Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 0y

16:35 Listowel

Imaginarium

10st 0lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield over 4f out, headway when ridden 2f out, went second but no chance with winner inside final furlong, no extra when lost second inside final 110yds

11/2

33/1

  • Place: £4.80

Form: 06

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Kicked off over 6f and surprising to see him back to 5f at Navan (heavy) four days ago, yet ran quite well to be sixth of 17; raised markedly in distance this time and is probably best watched.

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1st

3

(11)

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 5

16:20 Thirsk

Vocal Studies

9st 11lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

prominent, led after 2f, went clear going easily over 2f out, ridden and much reduced lead inside final furlong, kept on well inside final 110yds, always doing enough

15/2

4th

17

(11)

12th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

16:00 Curragh

Vocal Studies

8st 10lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

midfield, headway 1f out, ran on well up the centre inside final furlong, went fourth post

12/1

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9/4

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 68442 BF

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

0-5 but looks mildly progressive after emerging from off the pace to be second over 1m here recently, finishing in front of Chain Of Destiny; tongue-tie returns with cheekpieces added and he's an obvious contender.

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1st

2

(6)

7th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 219y

Class 2

16:30 Redcar

Painters Palette

9st 10lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Rebecca Menzies

Record of 3-4 on the AW but has comparable form on turf and ran right up to his best when third over 1m2f at Ayr 16 days ago; C&D winner in August who should be in the thick of it.

6/1

3rd

3

(1)

21st Sep 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 2

15:00 Ayr

Painters Palette

9st 9lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Rebecca Menzies

Has done well for shrewd current connections and scored at Wolverhampton (9.5f) last time, taking AW record to 3-4; only 1-11 on turf but the win came on most recent attempt in this sphere; steadily progressive and enters calculations.

11/4

1st

6

(8)

7th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 3

19:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Painters Palette

9st 5lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Rebecca Menzies

Won his first two starts for this yard at this track, the second of them over C&D; added a Redcar handicap last month and ran another sound race when fourth at Newcastle last week (just in front of Carolus Magnus); should give it another good go.

13/2

Form: 80

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Positives to take from a couple of midfield finishes here over 1m2f and one to keep an eye on with a view to handicaps.

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No Results Found

Form: 336828

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

0-7 so more exposed than most but he threatened in a Gowran maiden (1m1f, yielding to soft) before finishing midfield on his handicap debut at Tipperary; must have some sort of chance.

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10th

6

(5)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Only For Me

10st 0lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Mrs Jessica Magnier

A 14-race maiden; failed to build on promising fourth at the Curragh when well held at Navan last week; career-low mark and return to handicap company might help.

10/1

7th

4

(13)

2nd Sep 2023

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

17:40 Navan

Only For Me

10st 0lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Mrs Jessica Magnier

Went close a couple of times last year but below his best in handicaps this year until improvement in first-time tongue tie when fourth in Curragh maiden last month, not quite staying 1m2f under forcing tactics; place claims.

12/1

4th

1

(1)

13th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

14:50 Curragh

Only For Me

10st 2lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Mrs Jessica Magnier

led

25/1

100/1

Form: 600904

Last run: 52 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 42

Form & Verdict

Fourth in a low-grade handicap at Clonmel the last time, her seventh defeat.

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7th

15

(6)

31st Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:15 Galway

Runhoney

9st 3lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Peter McCreery

Best effort when fourth in a low-grade handicap over further on her penultimate start; 42-rated filly faces huge task.

50/1

6th

15

(10)

23rd Oct 2022

Soft

1m 1f 0y

14:00 Curragh

Runhoney

9st 3lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Peter McCreery

led, headed under 2f out, soon ridden and weakened

100/1

4th

12

(9)

1st Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 136y

17:20 Clonmel

Runhoney

8st 13lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Gearoid Patrick Brouder

pushed along briefly, soon led, pushed along when joined 2f out, ridden when headed under 2f out, weakened inside final 110yds, lost third final strides

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Third foal; dam placed 1m5f (RPR 54), half-sister to 1m AW winner Vasanta Navaratri; claimer ridden on his debut and makes limited appeal.

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12th

15

(7)

29th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 2f 0y

17:05 Navan

Jackandthefox

8st 10lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Having only third turf start here and tongue tie tried for the first time; not much form to recommend but yard going well.

16/1

16

(12)

16th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:50 Dundalk (AW)

Jackandthefox

9st 4lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Adrian McGuinness

Second reserve; ran well in a 7f maiden but little to recommend otherwise.

12th

11

(1)

10th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Jackandthefox

9st 2lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Has struggled to progress since stepping up in trip in handicaps; falling down the weights but up further in trip here and has a lot to prove.

33/1

Form: 073

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Took a significant forward step when third over 1m here (yielding/soft) ten days ago, getting to within 4l of an 81-rated winner with Painters Palette in second; that effort brings him into the picture.

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6th

1

(4)

16th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 100y

14:50 Gowran Park

Chain Of Destiny

9st 12lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: David Edward Finn

towards rear but in touch with leaders, dropped to rear and detached under 3f out

50/1

9th

1

(5)

11th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 100y

19:35 Tipperary

Chain Of Destiny

10st 0lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: David Edward Finn

towards rear

16/1

13th

2

(6)

21st Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 30y

15:43 Cork

Chain Of Destiny

10st 7lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: David Edward Finn

Left his previous form behind when an 80-1 third in a Curragh maiden in October but was tailed off 10 days later at the same venue; fair bit to find on form.

25/1

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Won a valuable 3m handicap at the Dublin Racing Festival and ran in Grade 1s afterwards; well held on recent chase debut and he wouldn't be the obvious answer to a race of this nature.

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15

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 5f 24y

17:00 Fairyhouse

Good Time Jonny

10st 10lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: A J Martin

held up in rear, pulled up after 18th

10/1

3rd

1

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 88y

16:25 Fairyhouse

Good Time Jonny

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: A J Martin

held up in rear, went modest third after 2nd, no extra from 3 out

5/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Has a Flat pedigree but he was tailed off in a Roscommon bumper only a month ago; now goes in cheekpieces.

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14th

4

20th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:50 Navan

Kippers Company

11st 12lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Muredach Kelly

In rear in a Roscommon bumper last September and has struggled in two runs on the Flat; makes no appeal.

100/1

13th

3

(2)

23rd Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Kippers Company

9st 8lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Muredach Kelly

dwelt start, towards rear

50/1

10th

2

(4)

23rd Oct 2022

Soft

1m 1f 0y

14:00 Curragh

Kippers Company

9st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Muredach Kelly

midfield, ridden and lost position over 3f out, no impression 2f out

100/1

25/1

Form: 948

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Beaten under 10l in his first two runs (1m/7f) so he has ability but Cork last time was a backward step; has a fair bit to find even with his best efforts.

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14th

11

(12)

16th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Dundalk (AW)

Bodean

9st 1lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jarlath P Fahey

Best of his four runs when fourth in a small-field maiden at Listowel last September; modest form overall; hard to make a case for him.

14/1

11th

5

(5)

23rd Oct 2022

Soft

1m 1f 0y

14:00 Curragh

Bodean

9st 8lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jarlath P Fahey

midfield, pushed along 3f out, no impression from 2f out

25/1

8th

2

(6)

27th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

15:10 Cork

Bodean

9st 8lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jarlath P Fahey

prominent towards far side early, pushed along briefly 3f out, outpaced and lost position when ridden 2f out, soon weakened, eased towards finish

6/1

12th
16 (13)
Thargy

50/1

Form: 9

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Behind a couple of these when ninth here ten days ago and looks one for further down the line.

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12th

16

(13)

23rd Oct 2022

Soft

1m 1f 0y

14:00 Curragh

Thargy

9st 3lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Jarlath P Fahey

towards rear, pushed along after 4f, ridden and no impression 3f out

50/1

9th

17

(18)

13th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:20 Curragh

Thargy

9st 3lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Jarlath P Fahey

slowly into stride, towards rear, pushed along and some headway from under 2f out, kept on final furlong, never on terms

33/1

Form: 7

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Tailed off in three maiden hurdles and suffered the same fate on his recent Flat debut at Killarney (1m3f).

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12

30th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 6f 0y

16:30 Galway

Plough On

11st 10lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Paul John Gilligan

Tailed off on trio of hurdles starts and no sign of a turnaround in two Flat runs recently; can only be watched.

150/1

13th

3

(15)

23rd Oct 2022

Soft

1m 1f 0y

14:00 Curragh

Plough On

9st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

dwelt start, towards rear of midfield, ridden over 2f out, soon no impression

100/1

7th

7

(10)

1st Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 3f 50y

17:25 Killarney

Plough On

9st 9lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Paul John Gilligan

towards rear, ridden and some headway 2f out, soon no impression

100/1

10/1

Form: 87

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Only seventh last week at Leopardstown but was just over 3l off Imaginarium, who is likely to go off favourite here; still learning by the looks and has each-way claims.

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9th

10

(5)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

John Alexander

8st 7lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

prominent, led after 1f

10/1

3rd

8

(9)

12th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

15:37 Dundalk (AW)

John Alexander

9st 10lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Luke Comer

midfield, headway towards near side over 1f out, ran on well and went third towards finish

14/1

9th

3

(13)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

John Alexander

10st 0lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

prominent

10/1

100/1

Form: 07-0

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Has yet to get closer than 19l (from 7f to 1m2f) and handicaps will present better opportunities.

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22th

19

15th Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:40 Punchestown

Xchanger

11st 12lb

J: Mr B W Harvey

T: Neil McKnight

Shown nothing on the Flat and unlikely this test will suit; new yard.

100/1

15th

4

(8)

23rd Oct 2022

Soft

1m 1f 0y

14:00 Curragh

Xchanger

9st 12lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

hampered start, prominent, pushed along and weakened quickly over 3f out (jockey said gelding suffered interference leaving the stalls)

100/1

16

(10)

13th Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

15:45 Punchestown

Xchanger

10st 0lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

Second reserve; poor debut but better showing at the Curragh when last seen but unlikely to feature on first start for 322 days.

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Fifth foal; half-brother to 1m AW winner Ellabella (RPR 65); dam Listed-placed 1m2f/10.8f winner (104), half-sister to Graded stakes-placed US/Ire 1m winner Bogie; nice pedigree and he warrants a market check.

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7th

9

(11)

31st Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

My Boy Teddy

9st 3lb

J: Sam James

T: Iain Jardine

dwelt start, in rear, outpaced 3f out, no impression from over 1f out

10/1

8th

8

(8)

16th Oct 2023

Good

1m 0f 208y

Class 5

14:05 Musselburgh

My Boy Teddy

9st 11lb

J: Miss Hannah Crawford

T: Iain Jardine

Hasn't shown much at all in his seven defeats, the last two following a change of stable; now tongue tied.

25/1

10th

14

(11)

12th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:05 Ayr

My Boy Teddy

8st 9lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Iain Jardine

It's very early days with this yard but he's shown little across his six starts and it's hard to make a case.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta €463.00
Straight Forecast €695.60
Trifecta €879.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Imaginarium

The Irish Sun:

Painters Palette

RP Ratings (IRE):

Imaginarium

POSTDATA:

Imaginarium