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Plusvital Devoy Stakes (Listed Race)

  • Prize money: £20884.96
  • 1m 2f 0y
  • 8 runners
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Plusvital Devoy Stakes (Listed Race)

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.30
  • Place: £1.70

Form: /9357-

Last run: 274 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Useful sort has won four times, including in this grade at Listowel in 2021; didn't add to his laurels last year but ran some cracking races in defeat, including in Group company; however, has been absent since June, so that tempers enthusiasm.

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1st

4

(4)

1st May 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:10 Curragh

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9st 5lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

made all, switched to near side under 3f out, pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, edged left but kept on well when faced challenge inside final furlong, always doing enough

12/1

2nd

6

(2)

16th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:10 Curragh

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9st 5lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Won a Listed race at Listowel in 2021; failed to add to his score last year but ran a fine race in defeat behind Layfayette in the Group 2 Mooresbridge Stakes over C&D; missed the second half of the season but produced in good shape to win a Naas Listed event over this trip three weeks ago; now 3lb worse off with close-up fifth Self Belief.

100/30

1st

4

(8)

26th Mar 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:20 Naas

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9st 7lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Useful sort has won four times, including in this grade at Listowel in 2021; didn't add to his laurels last year but ran some cracking races in defeat, including in Group company; however, has been absent since June, so that tempers enthusiasm.

7/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 62572-

Last run: 140 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Decent sort, though has won only once from 18 Flat starts; just denied in this class over 1m4f in November and should be fit after two spins over hurdles in the winter; runner-up in this in 2021, so has to be on the shortlist.

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1st

4

(5)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 98y

14:35 Naas

Sunchart

9st 7lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

Record of 1-26 on the Flat but has faced plenty of stiff tasks and run well in the face of them, including when runner-up in this last year; was a close second in a Leopardstown Listed race on penultimate start of last season; a repeat of that will see him run well.

5/1

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3rd
1 (3)
Self Belief

9/4

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 151- D

Last run: 162 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Smart sort won a Curragh maiden on debut last season before getting caught out by a lack of experience in a Listowel Listed race; however, made no mistake in the same grade at Leopardstown next time, strong at the finish over 1m2f; has a 3lb penalty to carry but a big chance.

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7th

2

(3)

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:20 Leopardstown

Self Belief

9st 12lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

Big improver last year including winning this race and back to that level of form when landing Group 3 Meld Stakes here over 1m1f in July on soft; following a break was well below best in recent Cork Listed when keen enough; bit to prove now.

8/1

7th

2

(3)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Cork

Self Belief

9st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

Big improver last year and back to his best when conceding weight to a wave of 3yos in a Group 3 at Leopardstown (1m1f) when appreciating the return to testing ground; having only his eighth race and makes plenty of appeal despite the penalty.

5/1

8/1

Form: 84416- CD

Last run: 140 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Showed improved form last autumn, winning a handicap by 8l before a respectable effort over 1m4f here in this grade; handles this ground and goes well fresh but will have to find some improvement to score.

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5th

8

(1)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 202y

15:25 Naas

Zola Sakura

9st 7lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: G M Lyons

disputed lead, prominent after 4f

20/1

3rd

1

(3)

28th Jul 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 175y

19:25 Down Royal

Zola Sakura

10st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

led, headed 2f out, kept on but lost second towards finish

5/1

Form: 32010-

Last run: 161 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Won a 1m3f maiden at Killarney on soft in October but was then well beaten in this class over 1m4f here; has loads to find.

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8th

4

(5)

2nd May 2023

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 1

16:10 Nottingham

Hotter Than Hades

9st 2lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jack W Davison

Won a 1m3f maiden at Killarney last October on soft ground; however, she's been unplaced in Listed races on her three starts since (1m-1m4f, soft/heavy) and has to produce something new in first-time cheekpieces.

50/1

6th

8

(4)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

15:40 Leopardstown

Hotter Than Hades

9st 2lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Jack W Davison

Killarney maiden winner on soft last year over 1m3f; drops back in trip here after being soundly beaten on her seasonal debut at Naas; up against it.

100/1

5th

5

(2)

26th Mar 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:20 Naas

Hotter Than Hades

9st 2lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jack W Davison

Won a 1m3f maiden at Killarney on soft in October but was then well beaten in this class over 1m4f here; has loads to find.

20/1

66/1

Form: 5106-7

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

A decent handicapper in her own grade but is biting off a bit too much in this class.

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3rd

6

(1)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

18:20 Gowran Park

Joupe

9st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Peter Lawlor

Sole win was off 72 in a Curragh handicap in 2022; career-best when 5l runner-up in this race last year; not disgraced as a 150-1 chance at Cork 12 days ago; another good run not out of the question, but she is the lowest-rated runner.

20/1

7th

9

(2)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 4f 25y

14:50 Cork

Joupe

9st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Peter Lawlor

Sole win was off 72 in a Curragh handicap in 2022; not beaten far in this race last year and runner-up in a 1m6f Gowran Listed two weeks later but well beaten subsequently; others much more likely.

50/1

20th

25

(6)

24th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 165y

16:10 Curragh

Joupe

9st 3lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Peter Lawlor

towards rear of midfield

100/1

Form: 30725- D

Last run: 140 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Navan maiden winner over this trip in 2021; didn't add to that last year but ran some fine races in defeat, notably when second in a Listed race (1m1f) at Listowel, just ahead of Self Belief; probably didn't stay 1m4f here on final start; can run well.

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9th

7

(9)

29th Jul 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 1f 0y

14:30 Gowran Park

Venice Biennale

9st 9lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: John Joseph Murphy

Unplaced in her five attempts at Listed level this term and this is tougher.

50/1

7th

7

(3)

23rd Jun 2023

Soft

1m 4f 110y

19:20 Limerick

Venice Biennale

9st 4lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: John Joseph Murphy

Hasn't added to her Navan maiden win of 2021 and has largely struggled so far in Listed company; hard to see her playing a role.

33/1

6th

7

(7)

27th May 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

15:05 Curragh

Venice Biennale

9st 2lb

J: Shane Foley

T: John Joseph Murphy

slowly into stride, soon recovered towards rear, pushed along from over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, dropped to last inside final 110yds, eased towards finish

20/1

5/2

Form: 1- D

Last run: 324 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Well-bred colt was a ready winner of a 1m2f maiden at Cork on debut last spring but has been absent since; the form of that run is solid with the next three home decent winners after; retains the potential to be smart and market confidence would be significant.

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10th

1

(12)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Martinstown

10st 0lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

dwelt start, in rear, switched right over 1f out, some headway inside final furlong, never dangerous

13/2

3rd

3

(9)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Martinstown

9st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

Smart Cork maiden winner on debut last year who hasn't been easy to keep right, having run just thrice since; put up a decent effort over 1m4f here last week despite being keen; up 2lb but the drop in trip can suit.

3/1

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Payout
Exacta €276.00
Straight Forecast €253.70
Trifecta €924.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Self Belief

TOPSPEED:

Sunchart

RP Ratings (IRE):

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The Irish Sun:

Self Belief

POSTDATA:

Sunchart