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13:15 Naas

Heavy

Awardsandgifts.ie Handicap

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  • 0m 5f 0y
  • 18 runners
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Runners: 18 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

Form: 91 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 8st 8lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

A 5yo having only her second start when narrowly winning a 17-runner 5f maiden at Navan 18 days ago; that was on heavy ground and she goes handicapping completely unexposed.

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

1st

10

(5)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

16:30 Curragh

Magical Vision

8st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

travelled strongly, in touch with leaders, headway when switched right from 2f out, led going best inside final furlong, ridden and clear inside final 110yds, pushed out

11/2

3rd

8

(2)

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

16:40 Cork

Magical Vision

8st 11lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

midfield, headway over 1f out, ran on and went third final 110yds, no match for first two

8/1

6th

9

(1)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

13:50 Curragh

Magical Vision

9st 0lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

midfield, headway 2f out, pressed leaders when edged right inside final furlong, no extra inside final 110yds

10/1

6/1

Form: 3-0952 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced this season and best run for a while when arriving late to push Mickey The Steel to a length at Navan (5f, heavy); definite claims if building on that.

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4th

5

(2)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

17:50 Naas

Jon Riggens

9st 7lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Edward Lynam

Twice a winner last year and ended campaign with good C&D second to ready winner Stag Night; 18lb turnaround with that rival here so has to be a contender although has tended to need his comeback runs.

10/1

2nd

2

(9)

14th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 5f 205y

16:00 Naas

Jon Riggens

9st 13lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Edward Lynam

towards rear, headway towards near side over 1f out, chased clear leader inside final furlong, soon no impression

8/1

10/1

Form: 23-768 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 13lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Listed-placed 2yo and last two efforts in sprint handicaps were better than they might appear at first glance (found trouble on both occasions); quite interesting, though Billy Lee being replaced by a 10lb claimer bodes less well.

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Verdict Starting price

14th

12

(6)

2nd Jul 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:00 Curragh

Loveday

8st 11lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

prominent

12/1

3rd

2

(7)

23rd Jun 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:35 Down Royal

Loveday

9st 9lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

Useful sort but is just 1-10; soundly beaten on return at Navan but has been dropped 4lb since then and is capable of a big run with improvement to come now; ground versatile.

11/1

9th

4

(2)

13th May 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 5f 0y

15:30 Navan

Loveday

9st 11lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

Winner/Listed placed over 5f at two; ended four-race 2022 campaign with good Naas third; on that evidence very closely matched with Jon Riggens who already has two runs under his belt this season.

8/1

20/1

Form: 095160 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Six-time winner but he ran moderately at the Curragh last time and others are better equipped for this 5f trip.

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16th

9

(14)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Half Nutz

9st 10lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Not disgraced on the AW through the winter and all six career wins have come on turf, including one here; dropped away in a 7f handicap here last time.

16/1

17th

14

(1)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Half Nutz

9st 4lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Not disgraced on the AW through the winter and all his career wins have come on turf, including one here; often concedes ground at the start but he's not badly treated if he can get going in quick enough time.

16/1

5th
6 (17)
Neo Soul

7/1

Form: 163063 D

Last run: 41 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

In and out since his successful handicap debut (5f, yielding/soft) but ran well at Down Royal the final time and couldn't discount.

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5th

6

(17)

6th Nov 2022

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

13:15 Naas

Neo Soul

9st 11lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

led narrowly up the centre, ridden and headed inside final furlong, no extra inside final 110yds

7/1

3rd

2

(7)

26th Sep 2022

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

14:40 Down Royal

Neo Soul

9st 11lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

disputed lead on outer early, ridden when headed but prominent over 1f out, no extra when lost second final strides

8/1

6th

5

(8)

6th Aug 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

17:25 Curragh

Neo Soul

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

midfield, ridden over 1f out, carried right but kept on inside final furlong, not pace to challenge

4/1

6th
15 (1)
Adnaan

33/1

Form: 1-0480

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Won a Newmarket novice last year; hasn't progressed this season and was 40-1 when behind Earls here last time.

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Verdict Starting price

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: 266673

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Multiple winner who ran well to be third at the Curragh (7f) two weeks ago but he's 0-3 at 5f (never placed) and he really needs further than this.

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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

Form: 423080

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Handles soft ground but only win and best form has been at 7f; finished behind Downforce over 6f at the Curragh recently.

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6th

7

(7)

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:10 Leopardstown

Bells On Her Toes

9st 4lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

Recorded handicap wins on soft ground at Naas and Galway during the summer and much better form in stakes company at Tipperary, only conceding late in Listed Concorde Stakes to Snapraeterea second occasion (heavy); inadequate trip on latest in Curragh Listed.

13/2

6th

1

(13)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Bells On Her Toes

9st 3lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

Busy enough year but recorded back-to-back 7f handicap wins on soft ground at Naas and Galway during the summer and much better form in stakes company at Tipperary last twice, only conceding late in Listed Concorde Stakes last Sunday; back in trip here.

7/2

2nd

9

(1)

1st Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 7f 100y

14:40 Tipperary

Bells On Her Toes

9st 4lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

dwelt start, towards rear, some headway after 2f, chased clear leader up the centre over 1f out, challenging inside final furlong, led final 110yds, headed towards finish

7/1

66/1

Form: /700-0

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Very lightly raced since his promising juvenile career in 2017; 80-1 when behind a few of these at the Curragh only recently.

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9th

14

(12)

6th Nov 2022

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

13:15 Naas

Gobi Desert

9st 0lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: W McCreery

Very lightly raced since his promising juvenile career in 2017; 80-1 when behind a few of these at the Curragh only recently.

66/1

23th

6

(23)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

14:15 Curragh

Gobi Desert

9st 11lb

J: Shane Crosse

T: W McCreery

took keen hold, prominent towards near side early, outpaced and lost position when pushed along from 2f out, soon ridden and weakened

33/1

Form: 200200 C

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Capable sprinter on his day but not at his very best when the mud is flying and the Curragh last time was a reminder of that.

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13th

4

(13)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Nordic Passage

9st 13lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: J F Levins

Narrowly beaten over C&D last August before ending a long losing sequence with success on AW at Newcastle 11 days later; a long way below his best on his last three starts before a winter break; slowly away and never involved over 5f here on seasonal debut.

25/1

Form: 034117 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Never threatened to bring up the hat-trick at Dundalk but he was poorly drawn and this is probably more suitable, having won over 5f on heavy; a career-high mark could be the stumbling block.

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8th

9

(9)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

17:50 Naas

Mickey The Steel

9st 3lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Gained two heavy-ground wins late last season and form so far this term just okay; fair bit to find although handicapper relenting.

12/1

7th

3

(2)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

16:30 Curragh

Mickey The Steel

9st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

in touch with leaders on far side of group, brief headway and prominent under 2f out, weakened 1f out

12/1

9th

3

(1)

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

16:40 Cork

Mickey The Steel

9st 12lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Up 9lb for two wins at the end of last season; never really got into it behind Real Force at the Curragh but likely to fare better here; trip and ground are an obvious plus.

8/1

7/2

Form: 271111 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Has won the last two renewals of this race and the fun has continued with a recent four-timer, from 6f to 1m; clearly in the form of his life and commands the utmost respect despite a career-high mark.

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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

2nd

11

(9)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:45 Curragh

Earls

9st 5lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Grand sort handles heavy and won a big pot over 7f at Cork last May; left with plenty to do when never nearer fifth in last month's Irish Lincoln on seasonal return, should get closer this time.

10/1

13th
18 (11)
Daintree

16/1

Form: 680544 D

Last run: 112 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Not disgraced in turf handicaps the last twice but both wins have been on the AW and ground this soft is a concern.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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14th

8

(8)

5th Jul 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

17:40 Tipperary

Daintree

9st 0lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: J G Coogan

raced near side, prominent, ridden 2f out, weakened from 1f out

16/1

10th

7

(18)

11th Jun 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:10 Navan

Daintree

9st 4lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: J G Coogan

midfield

20/1

13/2

Form: -70401 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

His first win away from Navan when picking up well to collect going away at the Curragh (5f, heavy) two weeks ago; had some solid handicappers behind then and, although up 8lb, he's historically well treated.

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7th

7

(12)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 8y

Class 6

20:18 Nottingham

Sounds Of Spring

9st 3lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: John Butler

Three sprint wins on slow ground when trained in Ireland but he's finished ahead of only one rival in four runs for new yard this year; dropped another 3lb but he has a lot to prove; hood worn at 6f in last two starts is removed.

33/1

12th

11

(2)

9th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:15 Thirsk

Sounds Of Spring

9st 1lb

J: Luke Morris

T: John Butler

Three sprint wins on slow ground when trained in Ireland; hasn't beaten a rival in three AW runs for his new yard but dropped 8lb as a result and returns to the grass with underfoot conditions in his favour; check the betting.

8/1

12th

8

(7)

27th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Sounds Of Spring

9st 4lb

J: Luke Morris

T: John Butler

Ex-Irish 7yo; unsighted in two runs for John Butler, who runs three in the race, this year; the addition of a hood isn't enough to tempt.

20/1

12/1

Form: 800041 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Forner dual Listed winner who is highly effective in testing conditions, as he showed when a rallying winner at the Curragh (6f, heavy) 11 days ago; perhaps better at that trip and he's up 6lb.

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6th

15

(8)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Downforce

9st 5lb

J: Jessica Maye

T: W McCreery

prominent

8/1

5th

2

(10)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Downforce

10st 1lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

Eight-time winner, three wins and four seconds from 29 starts at this track; well suited by testing conditions; ended last season prematurely in June but began new campaign in good shape, finishing fourth of 20 over C&D; may struggle to turn the tables on runner-up Dark Viper.

7/1

4th

4

(15)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Downforce

9st 10lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

Eight-time winner, well suited by testing conditions, worth considering on that basis; ended last season prematurely in June; has recorded three wins and four seconds from 28 starts at this track.

7/1

Form: 908040 C

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Ran well to be fourth behind Earls here in October but over 6f and even that trip is on the short side for him; can be hit and miss.

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8th

3

(7)

10th May 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

18:25 Cork

Spanish Tenor

10st 3lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Thoroughly exposed eight-time winner but latest sixth of 21 at Curragh was decent and he's back down to his last winning mark.

8/1

6th

1

(19)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Spanish Tenor

10st 4lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Thoroughly exposed eight-time winner who hasn't been at his best in either run this season and he's 0-9 here.

25/1

16/1

Form: 331555

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

She will handle the ground but she's been below par on her rare previous tilts at 5f and the handicapper has been in charge since September's Listowel success.

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12th

5

(14)

1st Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Galway

Mary Salome

10st 1lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Andrew Kinirons

Won her sixth race when taking a Roscommon handicap over this trip in June, beating Bells On Her Toes and a fine run at Limerick after; outclassed in Listed company last time but a solid chance in this grade; has run well here before.

7/1

8th

7

(5)

11th Jul 2023

Good

1m 0f 6y

Class 1

15:20 Pontefract

Mary Salome

9st 2lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Andrew Kinirons

7yo who has been at the top of the game in 7f/1m handicaps in Ireland the last twice, but she needs a clear career best to win this.

33/1

3rd

1

(5)

24th Jun 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Limerick

Mary Salome

10st 2lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Andrew Kinirons

prominent, went second soon after start, led when pushed along 2f out, ridden and faced challenge from over 1f out, headed and lost second towards finish

5/2

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Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Neo Soul

SPOTLIGHT:

Curraheen Princess

The Irish Sun:

Jon Riggens

TOPSPEED:

Nordic Passage

POSTDATA:

Neo Soul