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17:37 Curragh

Soft To Heavy

Live Music After Racing At McDonnells Bar Newbridge Handicap

  • Prize money: £7831.86
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • 20 runners
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Live Music After Racing At McDonnells Bar Newbridge Handicap

Runners: 20 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.00
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 30678-

Last run: 225 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Went close here over 7f early last season but never really built on that albeit not disgraced final two starts; down to a nice mark and handles soft; could go well from a low draw.

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8th

6

(15)

28th May 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

14:15 Curragh

Queens Pardon

9st 1lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

slowly into stride

6/1

2nd

10

(4)

22nd Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 164y

14:55 Navan

Queens Pardon

9st 12lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

midfield, headway and pressed leaders when switched left 2f out, soon went second and ridden, kept on well inside final furlong

9/2

1st

12

(2)

25th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:37 Curragh

Queens Pardon

9st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

prominent towards far side early, in touch with leaders 3f out, headway when switched left 2f out, led when ridden but faced strong challenge 1f out, kept on well towards finish

10/1

12/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: 94908-

Last run: 178 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Promising juvenile but didn't progress last year; much reduced mark for seasonal return and has run well fresh so don't rule out.

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1st

4

(6)

29th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 5f 0y

14:15 Navan

Seeingisbelieving

10st 0lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Michael Mulvany

prominent towards far side, pushed along and went second over 1f out, led when ridden but faced challenge inside final furlong, kept on well towards finish, always doing enough

4/1

2nd

10

(8)

25th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:37 Curragh

Seeingisbelieving

9st 10lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Michael Mulvany

prominent, ridden to challenge over 1f out, kept on well but held towards finish

12/1

8th

9

(1)

28th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 176y

15:10 Bellewstown

Seeingisbelieving

9st 5lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: Michael Mulvany

led, headed under 2f out, soon weakened

20/1

16/1

  • Place: £5.50

Form: 26000- D

Last run: 129 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Three-time turf winner in Britain for George Baker, suited by quick ground; early pace but ultimately well held on unfavoured near side behind Downforce over C&D in October; hood added to cheekpieces here.

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No Results Found

9/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 75037- CD

Last run: 168 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Won for the second time over C&D when taking this event last year off 68 and pick of subsequent efforts when third over C&D; clearly runs well fresh and handles these conditions so has to be respected.

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10th

11

(14)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Mogwli

9st 9lb

J: Danny Power

T: W McCreery

dwelt start, slightly awkward start, towards rear, bit short of room after 1f, kept on from over 1f out, nearest finish

8/1

4th

8

(5)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

15:45 Leopardstown

Mogwli

9st 8lb

J: Jessica Maye

T: W McCreery

towards rear, headway and in touch with leaders over 3f out, outpaced 2f out, keeping on when switched left inside final furlong, went fourth inside final 110yds

8/1

Form: 54900-

Last run: 262 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Winning juvenile but didn't get near troubling the judge last year in handicaps; handicapper has given him a chance however.

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1st

11

(3)

16th May 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 182y

17:15 Sligo

Itll Do My Day

9st 2lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Michael Mulvany

Has been busy this season; second in a Bellewstown handicap in a first-time tongue-tie in April but well beaten last twice; has the rating to be a factor and a return to form would see him thereabouts.

8/1

14th

14

(17)

6th May 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

12:35 Naas

Itll Do My Day

9st 1lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Michael Mulvany

Improved from debut to win a Cork maiden but on a two-year losing run since; 5f with cut in the ground is ideal but he's been below par in recent starts.

20/1

10th

13

(9)

22nd Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 164y

14:55 Navan

Itll Do My Day

9st 5lb

J: Sean Bird

T: Michael Mulvany

No further success since 5f Cork maiden win second time out in 2021; second to Tawaazon at Bellewstown on the first of three starts this month; lesser form since then; closely matched with Ballysax Lil' Mick on running in mid-division at the Curragh last Sunday.

10/1

OUR TIP

7/1

Form: 24220- D BF

Last run: 150 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Consistent mare last year, Limerick win and three times runner-up at this venue (twice for today's rider); well held on unfavoured near side on final start here behind stablemate Downforce but low draw here could be an advantage and top-weight respected.

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19th

5

(20)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Cnodian

9st 12lb

J: Megan Telford-Kelly

T: W McCreery

Tends to travel well but risky now under inexperienced rider; looks ready for a drop back in trip after not finding much at the Curragh; cannot rule out.

10/1

8th

5

(9)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Cnodian

10st 0lb

J: Jessica Maye

T: W McCreery

travelled strongly, in touch with leaders

15/2

3rd

18

(15)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Curragh

Cnodian

9st 4lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

Goes well on soft, scoring at Limerick in June; needs to improve on recent form though.

16/1

14/1

Form: 73-255

Last run: 50 days

W: 8st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Hold-up performer's four wins all over further; fair AW form over the winter but both trip/ground likely not in his favour here.

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6th

7

(7)

18th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Reverberation

11st 0lb

J: Mr Eireann Cagney

T: J S Moore

in touch with leaders

15/2

5th

7

(11)

6th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Reverberation

9st 5lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: J S Moore

A model of consistency since joining Stan Moore from Ireland, winning twice here (including over C&D) and runner-up on his last two starts; has crept up the weights but ought to make his presence felt again.

13/2

2nd

7

(4)

19th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Reverberation

9st 4lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: J S Moore

Ex-Irish; enjoyed a resurgence since joining Stan Moore, winning twice at Chelmsford (1m-1m2f), and continuing to run well in defeat despite rising ever so steadily in the weights; sits another 1lb higher than when beaten by a short-head last time; chance.

4/1

Form: /8100- CD

Last run: 157 days

W: 9st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

All five turf wins have been on soft or heavy, including at Navan last October; both subsequent runs were disappointing and possibly still a bit high in the handicap.

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7th

5

(8)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 160y

14:50 Sligo

Conversant

9st 6lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Ciaran Murphy

Won this race from a wide draw last year and returns 3lb lower but has really struggled to show anything in two starts this campaign; Keane on board again is a positive and hard to rule out.

6/1

7th

6

(2)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

16:15 Leopardstown

Conversant

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Ciaran Murphy

Six-time winner; suited by very soft ground; ran well over 7f on heavy at Galway on penultimate start last season; mid-division over 6f at the Curragh on seasonal debut; Colin Keane rode him then, noteworthy that he sticks with him.

7/1

13th

5

(19)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Conversant

9st 4lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Ciaran Murphy

Six-time winner; suited by very soft ground; of some interest here with Colin Keane booked; ran well over 7f on heavy at Galway on penultimate start last season.

8/1

Form: 47003-

Last run: 150 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Not a great strike rate but excelled herself on final start last year from 10lb out of handicap when close third to Downforce over C&D on heavy (from favoured low draw); drawn on opposite site today however.

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10th

9

(13)

29th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 5f 0y

14:15 Navan

Hot Sunset

9st 10lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Excelled herself on final start last year from 10lb out of handicap when close third of 24 over 6f at the Curragh; mid-field there last Saturday in a race in which Seeingisbelieving and Mogwli made the frame.

14/1

9th

13

(20)

25th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:37 Curragh

Hot Sunset

9st 6lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Not a great strike rate but excelled herself on final start last year from 10lb out of handicap when close third to Downforce over C&D on heavy (from favoured low draw); drawn on opposite site today however.

12/1

3rd

24

(4)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

14:15 Curragh

Hot Sunset

8st 7lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

prominent towards far side, pressed leaders when ridden under 2f out, kept on well but held final 110yds, no match for first two

33/1

12/1

Form: 3324-8

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

No wins since landing a Ripon maiden for Roger Varian in 2021 but ran well in defeat at the end of last summer; recent Dundalk spin should have him right although this ground likely plenty soft for him.

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No Results Found
11th
5 (6)
Senor Carrots

10/1

Form: 56459- BF

Last run: 108 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Largely campaigned on polytrack, showing promise in opening handicaps last autumn but didn't seem to see out 1m final start; back in trip on turf return and could yet have more to offer.

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15th

16

(17)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

13:10 Navan

Senor Carrots

9st 4lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: A Oliver

Dundalk winner, 0-7 on turf; made promising return early this month when fourth over 6f at Dundalk on his first run since June; failed to improve on that when third over 5f nine days later; modest record on turf is concerning, down the field in two runs at this venue last season.

10/1

3rd

5

(9)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:50 Dundalk (AW)

Senor Carrots

9st 6lb

J: W J Lee

T: A Oliver

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

6/1

4th

13

(7)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:55 Dundalk (AW)

Senor Carrots

9st 1lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: A Oliver

Won here over 5f a year ago off 65 but well held subsequently on the turf after taking a 10lb hike; absent since June so fitness concern but back down to a reasonable mark so don't rule out.

12/1

12th
18 (10)
On The Money

16/1

Form: 45670-

Last run: 145 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Opening efforts in handicaps last year were disappointing; remains of limited appeal off this reduced mark.

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9th

17

(4)

20th Jul 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 180y

20:30 Leopardstown

On The Money

8st 7lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

soon led, headed 2f out, weakened from over 1f out

16/1

5th

16

(6)

5th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 120y

20:20 Tipperary

On The Money

8st 11lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

soon led, headed and raced in second after 4f, ridden and led again over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, weakened inside final 110yds

12/1

9th

15

(14)

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Fairyhouse

On The Money

8st 12lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

Nine-race maiden whose best efforts came in maidens; not progressing in handicaps and was 25-1 for the latest at Roscommon (1m4f, good to yielding).

12/1

Form: 03360-

Last run: 127 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Hasn't won since his 2yo days but couple of good runs in handicaps last year, notably third in big fields both here and at Navan (heavy); more likely needed but conditions to suit.

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10th

10

(4)

5th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Tammany Hall

8st 9lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Phil McEntee

Poor strike-rate; went close on his stable debut in August (6f, soft) and after three poor runs he offered a bit more when in midfield over 6f here on Saturday; others look stronger.

33/1

6th

10

(7)

30th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Tammany Hall

9st 3lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Phil McEntee

Poor strike-rate; went close in a weak race on his stable debut last month (6f, soft) but he's not beaten a rival in three runs since.

33/1

8th

8

(10)

21st Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 3y

Class 6

18:10 Yarmouth

Tammany Hall

8st 9lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Phil McEntee

1-36; did go close at Lingfield (6f, soft) on yard debut in August but has failed to beat a rival in two outings here since; visored first time.

20/1

12/1

Form: 91300- CD

Last run: 150 days

W: 10st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Recorded seventh career win when taking 5f handicap at Navan in September; high draw probably against her on final start over today's C&D; handles ground so not one to rule out.

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11th

7

(1)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Ever Rock

9st 0lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: J J Lambe

led

25/1

15th

17

(18)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Ever Rock

8st 10lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: J J Lambe

Course winner but two last runs very disappointing and thoroughly exposed so percentage call to oppose.

25/1

9th

5

(7)

28th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

16:00 Bellewstown

Ever Rock

9st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: J J Lambe

towards rear

10/1

Form: 88408-

Last run: 161 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Struggled a bit when going handicapping in October although wasn't disgraced at Leopardstown; probably wants a bit more respite from the handicapper.

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11th

15

(16)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Pollanassa

9st 11lb

T: R P Cody

Regressive after showing early promise in maidens for Kevin Coleman; down the field over longer trips at this track on his two most recent outings; first reserve.

10

(6)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Pollanassa

9st 0lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: R P Cody

Regressive after showing early promise in maidens for Kevin Coleman; two fair runs on turf in September; moderate display here last month.

33/1

Form: 00700- CD

Last run: 157 days

W: 10st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Confirmed mudlark on a long losing run but mark reflects that and interesting jockey booking.

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9th

13

(1)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

17:15 Curragh

Pretty Boy Floyd

9st 1lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Sarah Dawson

towards rear

12/1

4th

2

(8)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 6f 0y

14:30 Cork

Pretty Boy Floyd

9st 13lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Sarah Dawson

Mudlark hasn't won for nearly two years but was twice runner-up this season; has been freshened up since a disappointing Naas run and will revel in conditions; chance.

15/2

16/1

Form: 0/470-

Last run: 322 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Hasn't won since he was trained in France in 2019; long absent and hard to fancy despite reduced mark.

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17th

4

(18)

25th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:37 Curragh

Fan Club Rules

10st 0lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Luke Comer

Hasn't won since he was trained in France in 2019; long absent and hard to fancy despite reduced mark.

16/1

22th

15

(6)

7th May 2022

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

17:05 Naas

Fan Club Rules

9st 4lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Luke Comer

Hasn't won since he was trained in France in 2019; not beaten far in two recent AW starts but probably still on a tough enough mark on recent achievements; return to soft ground might help; new headgear combination.

22/1

7th

5

(5)

12th Apr 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Fan Club Rules

9st 11lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Luke Comer

Form: 0000-0

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

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13th

14

(9)

4th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 55y

16:02 Roscommon

Peerless

9st 0lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Adrian Brendan Joyce

midfield

25/1

10th

12

(11)

19th Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

17:40 Curragh

Peerless

8st 7lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Won three times when trained in the UK but winless since moving to this yard; not a bad run at Down Royal but was poor at Naas last time; cheekpieces back on.

14/1

Form: /650/9

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 8lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

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16th

16

31st Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 159y

15:15 Punchestown

True Companion

11st 5lb

J: Alan King

T: John J Cullen

Won twice on the Flat in his younger days; limited hurdling experience and has shown little; lacks a recent run.

33/1

9th

2

2nd May 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 30y

18:18 Ballinrobe

True Companion

11st 12lb

J: Alan King

T: John J Cullen

Poor on the Flat nowadays and can't be fancied on third hurdle start.

100/1

13th

14

(5)

26th Mar 2023

Heavy

0m 5f 205y

13:00 Naas

True Companion

8st 7lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: John J Cullen

slowly into stride, always towards rear, pushed along after 1f, reminders before halfway, weakened over 2f out

100/1

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Payout
Exacta €1323.00
Straight Forecast €1187.70
Tricast €27934.50
Trifecta €25464.00

Selections

The Irish Sun:

Senor Carrots

POSTDATA:

Mogwli