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15:40 Cork

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  • 0m 5f 0y
  • 12 runners
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Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £22.40
  • Place: £5.90

Form: 54400- D

Last run: 297 days

W: 9st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner from 5f-7f, including on heavy; makes debut for new yard and can't be discounted if returning to his best.

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9th

1

(1)

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

15:30 Cork

Real Force

9st 9lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Gerard O’Leary

midfield, lost position and dropped to rear towards far side 2f out, soon no extra

6/1

1st

9

(2)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

14:05 Curragh

Real Force

9st 3lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Gerard O’Leary

held up in rear up the centre, headway 2f out, ridden to lead inside final furlong, ran on well inside final 110yds, comfortably

9/1

3rd

2

(1)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

12:40 Curragh

Real Force

9st 10lb

J: Dean Curran

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

prominent, outpaced and lost second over 1f out, kept on, no match for first two

4/1

16/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 6-0915 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Made all to win at Dundalk in February but was well below that level there next time; is unraced on ground this soft and others are preferred.

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1st

8

(3)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Dun Na Sead

9st 11lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Daniel James Murphy

started quickly, made all, going best over 1f out, ridden and kept on well final 110yds, comfortably

33/1

3rd

2

(1)

3rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

16:20 Tipperary

Dun Na Sead

9st 2lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Kieran P Cotter

started quickly, led towards near side, faced challenge inside final furlong, kept on but headed and lost two places towards finish

5/1

OUR TIP

7/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 99869- D

Last run: 163 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Won a 5f Group 3 in 2021 when trained by William Haggas in UK; was regressive last season but is well-handicapped if even near his former level making yard debut.

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10th

2

(10)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Naas

Hurricane Ivor

9st 13lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

Six career wins, the most recent off 96 over 6f at the Curragh last April; down to 88 now after his form tailed off last year; could be interesting.

16/1

6th

5

(2)

14th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Naas

Hurricane Ivor

9st 7lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Mrs John Harrington

midfield

20/1

4/1

Form: 0410-5 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 9lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Amongst his 8 wins was the 6f Listed race on this card in 2017; revels in testing ground and, while he isn't the force once was, ran well over on comeback, so a player.

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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: 93016- D BF

Last run: 167 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark when an easy winner of a 5f Curragh handicap last season but was well beaten off a mark of 74 behind Sounds Of Spring next time; 2lb out of handicap on seasonal debut.

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8th

12

(8)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

16:30 Curragh

Mymomentintime

8st 7lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Miss Susan A Finn

never better than midfield

12/1

5th

12

(10)

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

16:40 Cork

Mymomentintime

8st 7lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Miss Susan A Finn

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, disputing third 1f out, weakened final 110yds

33/1

Form: 1113-6 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Five-time winner over this trip, including on soft ground; solid efforts in defeat off this mark last twice, including on recent Curragh comeback and should be all the better for that.

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6th

7

(4)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

16:30 Curragh

Harrys Hill

9st 6lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Martin Hassett

soon briefly led, pressed leader after 1f, lost second and weakened gradually inside final furlong

8/1

7th

3

(3)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Harrys Hill

9st 2lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Martin Hassett

Better turf performer, career-bests last year in Curragh handicaps over this trip; C&D winner over three years ago but just may need this comeback run with a return to turf imminent.

12/1

Form: 23341- CD

Last run: 193 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

After some fine runs in defeat got off the mark in a C&D maiden on good ground last season; unraced on ground this soft and 3lb out of handicap on return.

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11th

13

(4)

11th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 205y

15:05 Naas

Mount Ruapehu

9st 2lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

Dundalk winner after a break in January and bounced back from a couple of lesser efforts when beaten roughly 2l at the Curragh on Monday; well treated if he can build on that and better ground is fine.

6/1

4th

2

(1)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Mount Ruapehu

10st 0lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

midfield

14/1

10th

1

(11)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

13:10 Navan

Mount Ruapehu

10st 4lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

6f winner at Dundalk in January; in rear on heavy ground at Cork last month; tried with a tongue-tie.

16/1

Form: 4600-0 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

A 12-time winner but all his scores have come on a sound surface; beaten a long way on comeback two weeks ago and others preferred.

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12th

3

(13)

11th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 205y

15:05 Naas

Only Spoofing

9st 12lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Below par at Hamilton when last seen and has needed previous seasonal returns; off 280 days; 0-5 at this venue.

10/1

4th

7

(3)

5th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 5f 7y

Class 2

19:30 Hamilton

Only Spoofing

8st 7lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

led, ridden and headed under 2f out, no extra final 110yds

5/1

7/1

Form: 41180- C

Last run: 134 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Four-time winner last year from 5f-7f, including over C&D and on soft ground; below form on her last two starts but could still have improvement in her; yard amongst the winners recently.

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8th

4

(11)

20th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 1

15:25 Pontefract

Craft Irish

9st 4lb

J: Graham Lee

T: P J F Murphy

Four-time sprint winner in Ireland, including last time out when she pulled clear in a Naas fillies' handicap (6f, soft) to match her career best; reported to be in foal and was fourth in a fillies' Listed event on her penultimate start, so she's respected.

16/1

1st

1

(6)

7th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 5f 205y

15:25 Naas

Craft Irish

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: P J F Murphy

awkward start, pressed leader on near side of group, took keen hold early, led before halfway, shaken up and against near rail over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on well and went clear inside final furlong

9/4

4th

1

(9)

26th Jul 2023

Soft

0m 5f 205y

18:20 Naas

Craft Irish

9st 7lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: P J F Murphy

raced near side, prominent, outpaced 1f out, ran on well final 110yds, went fourth towards finish

16/1

Form: 4010-3 D BF

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

All three wins have been around this trip and with cut in the ground; was just run out of it at Naas on recent comeback over 6f and dropping to this trip will suit; 3lb higher; can be hit and miss but considered even 1lb out of handicap.

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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

Form: 7925-5 CD

Last run: 23 days

W: 8st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Both wins have come over C&D off a mark of 71, latter score last June; several solid runs in defeat afterwards and should be fit from a recent AW run; chance even from 1lb out of handicap.

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9th

2

(9)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

16:30 Curragh

Screen Siren

10st 0lb

J: James Ryan

T: Edward Lynam

towards rear throughout

9/2

1st

4

(5)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

15:20 Navan

Screen Siren

9st 10lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Sarah Lynam

travelled strongly, in touch with leaders, headway when switched right over 1f out, quickened to lead when ridden inside final furlong, ran on final 110yds, won going away

6/1

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Payout
Exacta €1438.00
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Tricast €11891.20
Trifecta €17668.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Downforce

SPOTLIGHT:

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TOPSPEED:

Downforce

POSTDATA:

Downforce

The Irish Sun:

Downforce