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15:05 Leopardstown

Heavy

SHEIN Cup Handicap

  • Prize money: £6526.55
  • 1m 2f 0y
  • 18 runners
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SHEIN Cup Handicap

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

9/4 (Won)

  • Win: £2.40
  • Place: £1.10

Form: -83221 C

Last run: 3 days

W: 10st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Consistent AW performer made the most of race fitness when winning decisively over 1m (heavy) on Sunday; ground likely to be similar and mark will be going up quite a bit in future handicaps so very much the one to beat under his 7lb penalty.

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6th

1

(12)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 50y

17:35 Cork

Cristal Clere

10st 0lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: John J Nallen

Won three last year and was fit from AW when running well in Leopardstown Listed over 1m; handicapper didn't over-react and stepping back up in trip will help as will any rain.

13/2

4th

5

(4)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

15:15 Leopardstown

Cristal Clere

9st 7lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: John J Nallen

Successful in three handicaps last season, including two at this track in testing conditions; fit from action at Dundalk but faces a tough task in this grade.

20/1

4th

1

(6)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Cristal Clere

9st 9lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: John J Nallen

in rear

12/1

14/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: 09684- D

Last run: 159 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Ran well over 7f here after a break this time last year and went on to win over that trip on testing ground at Roscommon; didn't build on that and now 4lb lower but this trip on testing ground may stretch him.

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0

6

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Timourid

11st 6lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Paul W Flynn

in rear, mistake 2nd

16/1

13th

3

(13)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Timourid

9st 7lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Paul W Flynn

midfield

22/1

15th

11

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

16:10 Galway

Timourid

11st 5lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Paul W Flynn

midfield

16/1

20/1

  • Place: £4.30

Form: 913/0- D

Last run: 230 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Lightly-raced under both codes since getting a Curragh maiden in the stewards' room two years ago (1m2f, soft-heavy); burst when pulled up over hurdles here last month so hard to be confident in him at the moment.

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8th

10

(10)

24th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 165y

16:45 Curragh

Wild Dollar

8st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

held up in last

20/1

13th

1

(14)

13th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 6f 0y

16:20 Curragh

Wild Dollar

10st 7lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

towards rear of midfield

16/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 54402-

Last run: 150 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Dual 7f winner at three; no win last year but excellent effort when touched off by very progressive rival over this trip at Naas at the back-end (heavy); got 7lb for that but likely contender if ready after five months off.

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6th

1

(8)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:37 Curragh

New Hill

10st 2lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

towards rear, headway against far rail over 1f out, kept on, never on terms

20/1

9th

4

(14)

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:55 Leopardstown

New Hill

9st 11lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

Both wins were over 7f on goodish ground in 2021; placed over C&D on heavy ground in the past and her penultimate effort was encouraging.

10/1

Form: 5190-7

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Well beaten in three handicaps since winning 1m maiden (yielding) at Gowran on her second start last year; no show over 6f on AW last month; yard form the main plus.

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14th

11

(16)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:37 Curragh

La Dame Blanche

9st 11lb

J: Sean Bird

T: Michael Mulvany

took keen hold, led narrowly, headed after 4f, weakened quickly 2f out

13/2

2nd

8

(10)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 110y

16:35 Naas

La Dame Blanche

9st 9lb

J: Sean Bird

T: Michael Mulvany

led, clear under 3f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra towards finish

12/1

14/1

Form: -34533

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Has done most of his racing at Dundalk in recent years and in good form there over the winter, third over extended 1m2f last time; stays further than this but heavy ground will not be ideal.

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12th

8

(11)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

15:15 Dundalk (AW)

Dalvey

9st 6lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: James McAuley

Three-time course winner; seems to have lost his way, unplaced in nine outings since a C&D second in April; slowly away when a never-dangerous eighth behind stablemate Autocrat over a shorter trip here eight weeks ago.

12/1

8th

3

(2)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Dalvey

9st 11lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: James McAuley

Three-time course winner, the latest in this race last year; seems to have lost his way and was beaten roughly 8l over 1m4f last month; blinkers replace usual cheekpieces and they need to spark a revival.

7/1

Form: 34214- D

Last run: 168 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Two good runs in handicaps either side of Curragh maiden win in August and finished up with a creditable fourth off this mark at Navan (1m2f, heavy); should be plenty more to come from him this year and a leading player in this.

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11th

16

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 149y

16:15 Punchestown

Smooth Tom

10st 13lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Andrew Slattery

Very useful on the flat whose recent Irish Lincoln second reads well; had won both initial starts over hurdles earlier this season before well held in Grade 1 novice at Leopardstown over Christmas; unexposed entering handicap ranks here so has to be respected.

14/1

2nd

6

(12)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:10 Curragh

Smooth Tom

8st 13lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

dwelt start

16/1

5th

7

27th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Smooth Tom

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Andrew Slattery

midfield, weakened from 2 out

25/1

Form: 21216-

Last run: 186 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Progressive filly last term when her second 1m4f success came on soft ground at Listowel; touched off after a five month absence on her turf debut last summer so could be ready for this; first runner of the year for veteran trainer.

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6th

7

(10)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Butterfly Garden

9st 9lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Kevin Prendergast

in touch with leaders early, midfield behind clear leader halfway, some headway on far side of group 1f out, kept on inside final 110yds

16/1

13th

7

(16)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Butterfly Garden

9st 9lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Kevin Prendergast

Listowel festival winner last year over this trip; has failed to hit top form this year; best run of the turf season was over 1m6f at Killarney in July.

10/1

7th

11

17th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 184y

17:25 Gowran Park

Butterfly Garden

9st 0lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Kevin Prendergast

Listowel festival winner last year over 1m4f; has failed to find her best form this season and made little impact over 1m6f at Listowel this time around; best run this was over 1m6f at Killarney in July.

16/1

14/1

Form: 0720-5

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Heavy ground performer was well fancied for recent 1m Curragh handicap which he had won two years ago but managed only fifth of 19 on this occasion; this trip has twice seemed a bit far when he has tried it and Lee looks elsewhere as well.

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9th

12

(5)

10th May 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

18:25 Cork

Starting Monday

9st 1lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Gillian Scott

Likes it soft or worse and second of 20 on heavy ground at Leopardstown on seasonal debut; got 5lb for that, drying ground won't help and he's back up in grade.

7/1

2nd

13

(10)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

17:12 Leopardstown

Starting Monday

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: Gillian Scott

Only two wins from 29 starts but is suited by testing conditions and can go well fresh, including when scoring on his seasonal debut three seasons ago.

14/1

8th

1

(2)

17th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 75y

16:15 Gowran Park

Starting Monday

10st 2lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Gillian Scott

Hasn't won for a while but in decent form and didn't get the breaks last time at Listowel; likes this ground.

5/1

12/1

Form: 18/06/

Last run: 537 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Last year's Fred Winter winner won't mind the ground; off since Christmas and this could well be a sighter before going back over hurdles; market will reveal whether or not that is the case.

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10th

7

13th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:50 Cheltenham

Brazil

11st 9lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Padraig Roche

Won the 4yo handicap at 2022 Festival (good to soft) on his sole appearance at Cheltenham; his two hurdle races in 2023 and one last month were all poor, having been gelded before the latter, but there was a Flat win at last year's Galway Festival, so he might not be done with just yet; this is his first foray beyond 2m1f.

12/1

13th

3

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Leopardstown

Brazil

11st 7lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Padraig Roche

Good juvenile, won the Boodles at Cheltenham and won a Grade 3 at Naas; also won a premier handicap on the Flat at Galway; not seen since down the field in the Irish Cesarewitch; claims on his best form.

14/1

28th

32

(19)

24th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 165y

16:10 Curragh

Brazil

9st 0lb

T: Padraig Roche

towards rear, ridden and detached 4f out

33/1

Form: 23000-

Last run: 170 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner for Andrew Balding and has some decent placed form on soft; bought for 11,000gns in the autumn; entitled to come on for first run since October albeit he did win first time out at three and four.

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7

(5)

1st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

16:55 Fairyhouse

Group One Power

9st 13lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: P J F Murphy

towards rear of midfield

14/1

13th

2

(16)

22nd Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Group One Power

9st 13lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: P J F Murphy

held up in rear, some headway when switched right 3f out, pushed along 2f out, soon no extra

25/1

16/1

Form: 03790- C

Last run: 150 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Well over three years since he won over 1m here but has fallen to an attractive mark after light campaign last year; ground no problem but trip could be and record fresh is not great at all.

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12th

3

(8)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:05 Leopardstown

Quizical

10st 2lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

Well over three years since he won over 1m here but has fallen to an attractive mark after light campaign last year; ground no problem but trip could be and record fresh is not great at all.

16/1

12th

5

(9)

6th Nov 2022

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:57 Naas

Quizical

9st 12lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

midfield

20/1

9th

7

(12)

22nd Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Leopardstown

Quizical

9st 6lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

towards rear of midfield, pushed along 3f out, ridden towards rear under 2f out, some headway inside final furlong, never on terms

10/1

25/1

Form: 0200-0 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Ballinrobe claimer winner over extended 1m1f for Joseph O'Brien last summer and runner-up in 1m Bellewstown handicap for this yard; has some form on testing ground and late headway on reappearance at the Curragh; this longer trip should suit and could go well at a price.

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8th

2

1st May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 3f 58y

14:30 Punchestown

Dark Note

12st 0lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Andrew Slattery

Three-time winner under all codes and likes good ground; returned from five months off when an encouraging second in a Naas novice hurdle; more needed here but has an each-way if he stays the extra few furlongs.

20/1

2nd

5

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Naas

Dark Note

11st 6lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Andrew Slattery

Had a productive time last year, winning on the level at Tramore and over hurdles at Sligo; best run was when touched off in 18-runner Lartigue Hurdle at Listowel; returns from nearly five months off and would prefer better ground.

12/1

6th

8

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:45 Down Royal

Dark Note

10st 8lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Andrew Slattery

Kept his form well over the summer, culminating in a narrow defeat in the Listed Lartigue Hurdle at Listowel; beaten on the Flat at Dundalk since but entitled to plenty of respect on his Listowel form.

6/1

20/1

Form: 0057-0 C

Last run: 77 days

W: 9st 0lb

7 yo Horse

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

His course wins over 1m/1m1f last summer were on good ground and his record on soft is poor; down the field when last seen on AW in January.

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14th

16

(6)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:05 Leopardstown

Focus Required

9st 0lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

His course wins over 1m/1m1f last summer were on good ground and his record on soft is poor; down the field when last seen on AW in January.

20/1

10th

13

(15)

18th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:10 Dundalk (AW)

Focus Required

9st 8lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Twice successful at Leopardstown last summer; needs to step up on recent course form; seventh last month over 1m2f; others preferred.

20/1

15

(4)

6th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Focus Required

9st 5lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Twice successful at Leopardstown last summer; needs to step up on recent course form; seventh last time in race in which Halcyon Spirit beat Newgirlintown; first reserve.

Form: 68285- BF

Last run: 164 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Prominent racer was narrowly beaten in easy-ground maiden at Gowran over just shy of this trip in September; not as good afterwards although not disgraced in strong race on handicap debut at Tipperary; not without a chance on seasonal bow.

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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

16th
7 (1)
Gradulations

16/1

Form: 21008- D

Last run: 223 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Disappointing since winning a Sligo maiden over this trip last May although showed a bit more when last seen at Navan in August; ran well on easy ground first time out last term and not ruled out.

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4th

8

(11)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Gradulations

9st 1lb

J: W J Lee

T: A Oliver

Dual turf winner, notably a valuable fillies' handicap at Down Royal this summer; was tailed off on soft last time but this will suit better; ran well sole AW start as a 2yo.

12/1

11th

4

(3)

24th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 165y

16:45 Curragh

Gradulations

9st 10lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: A Oliver

Went close in a big-field 1m4f handicap here in June before making no mistake at Down Royal (1m5f, good); however, although running well, he's unproven over this far and seems to need goodish ground.

13/2

1st

4

(6)

28th Jul 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 175y

19:25 Down Royal

Gradulations

9st 2lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: A Oliver

in touch with leaders, smooth headway and went second 3f out, led going best 2f out, ridden clear over 1f out, kept on well, easily

3/1

OUR TIP

Form: 6006/5

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; dual AW winner in Britain; creditable fifth over this trip at Navan last week after long absence.

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0

1

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 46y

15:40 Thurles

Anycity

11st 12lb

J: Mr I Ryan

T: J Larkin

Useful on AW in Britain at two and three, only glimpses of former ability in recent years; three poor Flat runs since Navan fifth of 18 in March; four years since his only hurdles run which was in a good juvenile event at Down Royal.

50/1

19th

14

(14)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:55 Navan

Anycity

8st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: J Larkin

Useful on AW in Britain at two and three, only glimpses of former ability in recent years; two poor runs since C&D fifth in March.

33/1

11th

15

(10)

21st Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 1f 0y

15:25 Listowel

Anycity

8st 7lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: J Larkin

Shown nothing since 2021 and needs further than this these days; 7lb wrong.

100/1

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Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Cristal Clere

SPOTLIGHT:

Smooth Tom

The Irish Sun:

Brazil

TOPSPEED:

Timourid

POSTDATA:

Cristal Clere