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14:55 Navan

Yielding To Soft

Kilberry Apprentice Handicap

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 0m 5f 164y
  • 20 runners
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Kilberry Apprentice Handicap

Runners: 20 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.80
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 611216

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Generally in good form in ten races since the start of the year; winner of three of his last five starts and second here last month; not quite at his best over 6f at the Curragh last Sunday; holds a better chance than most on overall form.

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No Results Found

9/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 0678-1

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Best form last season was early in the campaign; remained a maiden until his seasonal debut, in front a furlong down when scoring over 6f four weeks ago; fair chance of being in the mix again off 7lb higher.

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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

33/1

  • Place: £14.30

Form: 20-600

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

23-race maiden who has been placed four times; has his first run for a new stable now after a couple of poor runs; 2lb out of the handicap.

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No Results Found
4th
9 (7)
Mogwli

7/1

  • Place: £4.00

Form: 037-45 CD

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

C&D winner, four wins in all, including on the opening day at the Curragh last season; made a repeat bid this year, and put in a solid effort, beaten 1 1/2l in fourth behind Queen's Pardon; appears held by Tawaazon on running here latest, but that race may have come too soon.

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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

12/1

Form: 090-74 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

A seven-time winner when trained in Britain, racing off a peak rating of 107 during the 2020 season; now down to a career-low 78; finished in front of the consistent Tawaazon when fourth of 13 over 6f at the Curragh last Sunday; place claims at best.

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6th

10

(13)

13th May 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 5f 0y

15:30 Navan

Aljady

9st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

On a long losing run since winning four races in 2020; has hinted at a return to form this term, reaching the first five on his last three outings; has a bit to find with Jon Riggens on Naas run.

8/1

10

(16)

6th May 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

14:45 Naas

Aljady

9st 7lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

On a long losing run since winning four races in 2020; has hinted at a return to form this term but doesn't look well treated on anything he's achieved in the last two seasons.

16/1

5th

9

(5)

24th Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 205y

18:10 Naas

Aljady

9st 5lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Seven wins, on all types of ground, in Britain with the last of then being in 2020; has come down a long way in the ratings and ran his best race since joining this yard last year when fourth of 11 in a higher grade contest at the Curragh last weekend; first-time blinkers did him no harm on that occasion.

15/2

Form: 06174- CD

Last run: 178 days

W: 9st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Has recorded three of his six wins at this venue including this race last year on his seasonal debut; also successful here in October; ran a fine race at a big price at the Curragh on his final start; likely to be well primed for his repeat bid.

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11

(7)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

14:35 Navan

Stanhope

9st 0lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

Three of his six wins have come here and showed benefit of Curragh comeback when eighth of 21, keeping on late, over C&D last month.

15/2

8th

22

(10)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

13:10 Navan

Stanhope

8st 8lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

Three-time course winner is on a long losing run; down the field at Dundalk on final start last year; in rear at the Curragh last Sunday; managed a creditable fourth of 22 at this venue on penultimate start last year.

20/1

12/1

Form: 6-7250

Last run: 50 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Not at his best on two most recent Dundalk runs; won two of his last three 2022 races, a 5f maiden at Down Royal and a 6f claimer at Dundalk; seems to handle most types of ground.

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7th

4

(6)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

15:45 Leopardstown

Gobi Star

9st 11lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Sean Davis

Won twice at Dundalk over the winter and has maintained his form since, latest two in claimers; definite ground concerns here back on turf.

10/1

4th

2

(6)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Gobi Star

9st 12lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Sean Davis

Won twice over C&D during the winter and three solid runs since, including in this company last time on debut for current yard; reported to be lame afterwards but if back to his best has a big shout.

5/2

4th

3

(10)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:38 Dundalk (AW)

Gobi Star

10st 2lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Sean Davis

slightly awkward start, soon midfield, headway towards near side under 2f out, keeping on when bit short of room 1f out, not reach leaders

3/1

14/1

Form: 60-0

Last run: 20 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced filly from a top stable; first of her two juvenile runs was respectable; addition of a hood may help her cause, though hard to be confident.

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22th

6

(4)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

One For Mum

9st 9lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

0-12, placed four times; down the field in a Gowran handicap on final start last season; needs to step up from her run at Naas four weeks ago.

10/1

7th

4

(13)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Naas

One For Mum

9st 12lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

Did okay in handicaps last year without winning; down the field in a Gowran handicap in August when last seen; has not been at her best first time out but has an obvious chance if she can run to form here.

9/2

Form: 7-1450

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 8lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

All three wins have come on AW, the latest for Iain Jardine in January; 0-19 on turf and never placed, a statistic that puts her chance in a harsh perspective.

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No Results Found

10/1

Form: -57259

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

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.

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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

20/1

Form: 700-08

Last run: 3 days

W: 9st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Has tended to show his best form at the Curragh, often excelling in testing conditions; in rear on seasonal debut in race won by Queen's Pardon; finished in mid-field over 7f at Gowran on Wednesday.

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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

Form: 38-860

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Best maiden run was over 5f at Bellewstown last July; not a bad run in mid-field at the Curragh last Sunday on stable debut; may do better now.

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8th

1

(11)

19th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Ballysax Lil Mick

9st 9lb

J: Harry Burns

T: Miss Katy Brown

Irish gelding who is well handicapped on his best form but he's still a maiden after 13 starts and has uninspiring form figures of 664059 for his current yard; beat only rival here (6f) on his return last Friday and he needs to do much better on this drop back in trip.

16/1

9th

8

(5)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

16:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Ballysax Lil Mick

9st 4lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: Miss Katy Brown

0-12 in Ireland for various stables; not beaten far in a maiden claimer at Dundalk last September (6f) and also ran quite well in a maiden when last seen the following month; has only been ridden by apprentices (claimed either 5lb, 7lb or 10lb) thus far and Ross Coakley now takes over; not discounted.

10/1

Form: 200-29

Last run: 85 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Not the most consistent last year but showed potential on occasion; good Dundalk second over 6f on penultimate start; down the field at the same venue last time and now tried with a tongue-tie.

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7th

9

(7)

1st Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

15:28 Wolverhampton (AW)

Empress Of Bough

8st 4lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Anthony McCann

Got off the mark in a Dundalk handicap (6f, Polytrack) in October but she's not gone on from that in four runs since; had tough task in a claimer last month but she's now 1-20 and others are more convincing.

10/1

8th

6

(4)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:38 Dundalk (AW)

Empress Of Bough

9st 7lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Anthony McCann

Got off the mark in a C&D handicap in October; little chance on official ratings however.

40/1

Form: 31326-

Last run: 189 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Deserved her breakthrough win for Rod Milman over 6f at Chepstow last autumn; maintained her basic consistency on her next starts before a rare off-day on her final outing; makes Irish debut.

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1st

4

(7)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 75y

Class 6

17:59 Nottingham

Soi Dao

9st 8lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Adrian Wintle

Kickstarted 2024 with 8.5f Wolverhampton victory and she recorded a good third of 12 in 1m Bath handicap three weeks ago; she ought to be in the shake-up.

8/1

Form: 3360-0 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Each-way chance on the basis of consistent form last October, notably when third behind Stanhope in a 23-runner contest over C&D; may have needed reappearance in the race won by Queen's Pardon at the Curragh four weeks ago.

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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

25/1

Form: 089968 CD

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Five-time winner at Dundalk, 3-43 on turf; not at his best at Dundalk in six 2023 outings, leaving him with plenty to prove at this stage.

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9th

13

(15)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Sunset Nova

8st 12lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

in touch with leaders, prominent halfway, weakened over 1f out

7/1

20/1

Form: 1089-9 C

Last run: 43 days

W: 9st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner, at Fairyhouse, Laytown and Dundalk, during a very busy 2022 campaign; below her best at Dundalk on final three starts of the year and again when ninth of 14 behind Tawaazon just over six weeks ago.

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13th

13

(4)

15th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

13:50 Navan

Pretty Smart

9st 1lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

Three-time winner, at Fairyhouse, Laytown and Dundalk, during a very busy 2022 campaign; below her best at Dundalk on final three starts last year, same on first two turf runs this term; encouraging fifth over C&D last month, perhaps on the point of hitting form again.

10/1

5th

4

(15)

11th Jun 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:10 Navan

Pretty Smart

9st 10lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

towards rear of midfield, ridden and headway over 1f out, ran on well final 110yds, not reach leaders

25/1

17th

7

(10)

22nd Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 164y

14:55 Navan

Pretty Smart

9st 13lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Patrick Martin

Three-time winner, at Fairyhouse, Laytown and Dundalk, during a very busy 2022 campaign; below her best at Dundalk on final three starts of the year and again when ninth of 14 behind Tawaazon just over six weeks ago.

20/1

OUR TIP

16/1

Form: -80030

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 5lb

8 yo Horse

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Five-time stakes winner in Germany; placed only three times from 20 Irish starts, including when third over 7f at Leopardstown early this month; failed to reproduce that form over 6f at the Curragh last Sunday.

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18th

2

(14)

22nd Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 164y

14:55 Navan

Majestic Colt

10st 5lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: James McAuley

Five-time stakes winner in Germany; placed only three times from 20 Irish starts, including when third over 7f at Leopardstown early this month; failed to reproduce that form over 6f at the Curragh last Sunday.

16/1

10th

11

(12)

16th Apr 2023

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

16:20 Curragh

Majestic Colt

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: James McAuley

Was mostly well beaten on the AW over the winter but fared much better back on turf at Leopardstown last time over 7f; this drop in trip should suit and could run well even from 2lb out of the handicap.

16/1

3rd

7

(9)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

16:50 Leopardstown

Majestic Colt

9st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

Nine-time winner in Germany; came to Ireland with an inflated rating and unable to justify it despite running well in a couple of premier handicaps last year; back on soft ground here after failing at Dundalk this year; could well be competitive off this mark and not dismissed.

25/1

Form: 0984-0 D

Last run: 108 days

W: 10st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Three-time turf winner, best form was as a precocious juvenile; in rear over 5f at Dundalk in January, failing to build on a satisfactory fourth over the same course and trip in December.

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No Results Found

Form: 80461-

Last run: 136 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

In rear in race won by Stanhope here on his final 2022 turf start; much more like it Dundalk subsequently; now 6lb higher than winning on his final outing before a break.

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21th

23

(11)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:05 Curragh

Livingston Range

8st 8lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: R Donohoe

Hit a good spell of form over this trip last summer when winning at Naas and second to Secret Magician here; soundly beaten in three starts since switching yards last month and hard to fancy.

66/1

10th

10

(8)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:55 Dundalk (AW)

Livingston Range

9st 2lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: R Donohoe

C&D winner but both recent runs for current yard have been poor so needs to bounce back.

14/1

16th

3

(16)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Livingston Range

10st 1lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: R Donohoe

Fit from action at Dundalk but hard to make a strong case for him; best on good ground though won on heavy as a juvenile.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €272.00
Straight Forecast €342.10
Tricast €10631.50
Trifecta €4250.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Sunday Sovereign

RP Ratings (IRE):

Majestic Colt

SPOTLIGHT:

Stanhope