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Good To Yielding

Lawlors Hotel Naas (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race

  • Prize money: £7831.86
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 19 runners
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Lawlors Hotel Naas (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race

Runners: 19 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £29.50
  • Place: £5.60

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Milan gelding; cost 36,000Euros as a 3yo; half-brother to 3m hurdle winner Exciting Oscar; dam unraced sister to dam of smart jumper Next Destination, half-sister to smart 2m-3m hurdle winner Kilfenora; pedigree points to him being a staying prospect.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

5

29th Apr 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:05 Punchestown

Chasing Unicorn

12st 0lb

J: Mr S Crawford

T: S R B Crawford

Milan gelding; cost 36,000Euros as a 3yo; half-brother to 3m hurdle winner Exciting Oscar; dam unraced sister to dam of smart jumper Next Destination, half-sister to smart 2m-3m hurdle winner Kilfenora; pedigree points to him being a staying prospect.

20/1

25/1

  • Place: £4.10

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Mahler gelding; dam placed 2m hurdle/2m4f chase, out of maiden half-sister to bumper/2m3f-3m jumps winner Killusty; market check advised.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

5

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:05 Down Royal

Intent Approach

11st 10lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: C Byrnes

didn't always jump with fluency, midfield early, towards rear 4th, headway 3 out, pressed leaders on inner before 2 out, switched left when pushed along before last, ran on to lead towards finish, won going away

13/2

8th

15

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

15:25 Naas

Intent Approach

10st 8lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: C Byrnes

Runner-up in a Punchestown festival bumper last year; fell on his handicap debut at Thurles and jumped poorly at Punchestown last time; best watched for now.

14/1

6th

7

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 198y

15:20 Punchestown

Intent Approach

10st 5lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: C Byrnes

Runner-up in a Punchestown festival bumper last year; reasonable efforts in a trio of maiden hurdles and seemingly well fancied when falling on his handicap debut at Thurles; could well be a factor here if that has not left a mark.

7/2

9/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

70,000Euros purchase as a 3yo but was a distant fourth in his only point start and hood on for Rules debut isn't an encouraging sign.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

4

5th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 1f 87y

Class 4

16:30 Musselburgh

Full Metal Jacket

11st 6lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Emmet Mullins

Irish raider; last of four finishers in an Irish point in November 2022 (3m, yielding; first two quite smart under rules); subsequently in the frame in bumpers at Punchestown in April (2m, good to yielding) and Wexford in May (2m4f, good); tongue-tie tried; interesting contender on hurdles debut.

6/5

4th

3

31st May 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

20:30 Wexford

Full Metal Jacket

12st 0lb

J: Mr B O’Neill

T: Emmet Mullins

70,000Euros 3yo; second foal; brother to useful bumper/2m7f hurdle winner Embassy Gardens; dam useful 2m-2m5f hurdle/chase winner; once-raced in points before promising Rules debut when third in 2m Punchestown bumper last month, having raced prominently; could improve on that now upped in trip.

9/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Almanzor gelding; cost 55,000GNS as a yearling; half-brother to 7f-9.5f winner Harrison Point (including 2yo/AW; RPR 98); dam French 1m and 1m2f (Listed) winner (105), half-sister to useful 1m Flat/2m hurdle winner Bazart; more of a Flat pedigree and probably best watched on debut.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

4

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 94y

19:40 Punchestown

Goldinthemountains

12st 0lb

J: Mr P A King

T: Martin Brassil

Ran well in a bumper at this meeting last year; stayed on strongly to win a bumper at Leopardstown in December; tongue-tie tried here and could be capable of significant improvement still.

11/2

1st

4

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:30 Leopardstown

Goldinthemountains

11st 10lb

J: Mr P A King

T: Martin Brassil

in touch with leaders, prominent halfway, pushed along challenging 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, kept on well final 110yds

11/2

4th

17

29th Apr 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:05 Punchestown

Goldinthemountains

11st 6lb

J: Mr P A King

T: P M J Doyle

Almanzor gelding; cost 55,000GNS as a yearling; half-brother to 7f-9.5f winner Harrison Point (including 2yo/AW; RPR 98); dam French 1m and 1m2f (Listed) winner (105), half-sister to useful 1m Flat/2m hurdle winner Bazart; more of a Flat pedigree and probably best watched on debut.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Went close in both point starts; was probably going to finish behind Redstone before that rival fell in a point last time; bought for £50,000 since and warrants respect on Rules debut.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

13

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

17:20 Bellewstown

Solo Flight

11st 5lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

16/1

15th

22

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:32 Navan

Solo Flight

11st 12lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Placed in a couple of points; some promise when fifth in a Punchestown bumper in April; first of his two runs at Punchestown over hurdles better than his more recent display at Fairyhouse.

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Walk In The Park gelding; cost 32,000Euros as a foal and 55,000Euros as a 3yo; half-brother to winners Killer Miller (useful 2m3f-3m5f hurdle/chase), No Hubs No Hoobs (3m1f chase) and Miss Cognac (bumper/2m4f hurdle); dam unraced sister to 2m4f-3m hurdle/smart chase winner Cane Brake; yard have bumper winners but this one might prefer further.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

8

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

13:10 Down Royal

Ah Remy Martin

11st 1lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Thomas Gibney

Was a well-held 2nd to the classy Readin Tommy Wrong in a Tipperary bumper in May but hasn't been near that level in two maiden hurdles; has to do much better.

25/1

3rd

1

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 143y

12:40 Fairyhouse

Ah Remy Martin

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Thomas Gibney

unruly at the post, took keen hold, raced in second and briefly disputed lead, lost second but prominent before 3 out

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Califet gelding; half-brother to winners Colour Squadron (bumper/smart 2m hurdle/2m4f chase), Western Squadron (2m4f hurdle/chase), Milan Native (2m-3m2f hurdle/smart chase) and Alice Pink (bumper); dam bumper/2m4f hurdle winner; interesting newcomer; yard 1-36 in bumpers in last five years.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

6

25th Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 137y

Class 5

17:45 Huntingdon

Grasshopper Time

11st 8lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Alex Hales

held up in rear

11/1

4th

2

13th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

15:50 Huntingdon

Grasshopper Time

11st 10lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Alex Hales

led at steady pace, not fluent 4th, joined 5th, pushed along and headed before 3 out

3/1

3rd

2

26th Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

14:50 Plumpton

Grasshopper Time

11st 12lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Alex Hales

Placed in heavy-ground maiden hurdle in Ireland in the autumn but soundly beaten on first three British starts, the last twice in Southwell handicaps (2m4f/2m); needs to get career back on track.

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Harzand gelding; cost £58,000 as a 3yo; dam bumper/2m hurdle winner, half-sister to useful 7f-12.8f Flat and high-class 2m-3m1f jumps winner Kempes and prolific 7f-1m winner Smarty Socks; very interesting newcomer but Sorrentino appears to be the first-string.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

1

21st Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

20:28 Wexford

Barons Revenge

12st 0lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

9-1 when finishing a well held eighth (beaten 26l) on debut at the Punchestown festival; in good hands and likely capable of better.

2/1

3

19th May 2023

Good

2m 1f 65y

20:20 Downpatrick

Barons Revenge

12st 0lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

11/4

8th

2

29th Apr 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:05 Punchestown

Barons Revenge

12st 0lb

J: Miss J Townend

T: W P Mullins

Harzand gelding; cost £58,000 as a 3yo; dam bumper/2m hurdle winner, half-sister to useful 7f-12.8f Flat and high-class 2m-3m1f jumps winner Kempes and prolific 7f-1m winner Smarty Socks; very interesting newcomer but Sorrentino appears to be the first-string.

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Walk In The Park gelding; cost 27,000Euros as a 3yo; brother to 2m6f/3m hurdle winner Western Walk, half-brother to smart bumper and 2m7f-3m1f hurdle/chase winner Churchstonewarrior; dam bumper/2m-2m3f hurdle winner; may need further.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

20

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Navan

Walk The Warrior

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Ms Margaret Mullins

pressed leader, not fluent 4 out, soon lost second but prominent, no impression after 2 out

25/1

9th

19

29th Apr 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:05 Punchestown

Walk The Warrior

11st 6lb

J: Mr T Hamilton

T: Ms Margaret Mullins

Walk In The Park gelding; cost 27,000Euros as a 3yo; brother to 2m6f/3m hurdle winner Western Walk, half-brother to smart bumper and 2m7f-3m1f hurdle/chase winner Churchstonewarrior; dam bumper/2m-2m3f hurdle winner; may need further.

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Modest form in four point starts; likely struggle on Rules debut.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

8

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

14:30 Down Royal

Perfect Pupil

11st 4lb

J: Daire McConville

T: Stephen McConville

Returned from a spill over fences to get off the mark in C&D handicap hurdle last month, seeing it out well under well-judged ride to assert late on (pair clear); 7lb rise fair enough and should again be thereabouts.

5/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Epaulette gelding; dam 9.4f winner (RPR 72), half-sister to winners Miss Poppets (6f AW) and Seismic (1m6f/2m); Flat pedigree and best watched on debut.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12th

6

30th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 40y

20:30 Ballinrobe

Mr Fandango

12st 0lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

Beaten a long way in a Punchestown bumper on debut and makes little appeal.

100/1

11th

9

29th Apr 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:05 Punchestown

Mr Fandango

12st 0lb

J: Mr E Mahon

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

Epaulette gelding; dam 9.4f winner (RPR 72), half-sister to winners Miss Poppets (6f AW) and Seismic (1m6f/2m); Flat pedigree and best watched on debut.

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Robin Des Champs mare; dam 2m hurdle winner that was 1-25 in her career; best watched on debut.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13

19th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

16:35 Kilbeggan

Robin Des Boston

11st 5lb

J: Mr A O Harrington

T: Sabrina J Harty

Tailed off and shown little in trio of bumpers so far.

100/1

10th

13

31st May 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

20:30 Wexford

Robin Des Boston

11st 7lb

J: Mr A O Harrington

T: Sabrina J Harty

Soundly beaten both bumpers, headgear combination now tried.

66/1

16th

14

26th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 100y

20:15 Limerick

Robin Des Boston

11st 11lb

J: Mr A O Harrington

T: Sabrina J Harty

midfield

66/1

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Distant third in a point at the start of the month and pulled up in another point outing 13 days ago; tough ask.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

4

29th Apr 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:05 Punchestown

Boston Dancer

12st 0lb

J: Mr B Barry

T: D J Barry

Distant third in a point at the start of the month and pulled up in another point outing 13 days ago; tough ask.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Shantaram gelding; dam failed to complete in six points, sister to point winner King's Present out of unraced half-sister to 2m5f hurdle winner Shosen; unlikely to be involved.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

14th

6

29th Apr 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:05 Punchestown

Fromquintotulla

12st 0lb

J: Mr P J O’Neill

T: Patrick J F Hassett

Shantaram gelding; dam failed to complete in six points, sister to point winner King's Present out of unraced half-sister to 2m5f hurdle winner Shosen; unlikely to be involved.

66/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dick Whittington gelding; half-brother to 7f 2yo winner Wee Jim (RPR 90); dam 7f AW winner (75) out of 1m2f winning half-sister to 1m4f/2m Group 3 winner Namibian; Flat pedigree and probably best watched on debut with cheekpieces fitted.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

15th

3

29th Apr 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:05 Punchestown

Berlin Tegal

12st 0lb

J: Mr J W Reilly

T: Kieran P Egan

Dick Whittington gelding; half-brother to 7f 2yo winner Wee Jim (RPR 90); dam 7f AW winner (75) out of 1m2f winning half-sister to 1m4f/2m Group 3 winner Namibian; Flat pedigree and probably best watched on debut with cheekpieces fitted.

40/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Narrowly denied in a point in only start so far and the winner has run well in defeat in bumpers since; bought for £220,000 subsequently and respected on Rules debut.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

5

3rd May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 45y

19:05 Punchestown

Rainbow Trail

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

prominent, went second before 3 out

16/1

1st

9

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 150y

14:17 Navan

Rainbow Trail

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Trained by Donnchadh Doyle when second in a point; bought for £220,000 at Cheltenham; won a Clonmel bumper last November, despite running green; reported blowing hard after a disappointing hurdling debut at Punchestown; much more like it when second to a Willie Mullins-trained rival in a 25-runner maiden at Naas last month.

8/11

2nd

11

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

13:55 Naas

Rainbow Trail

11st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Trained by Donnchadh Doyle when second in a point in December 2022; bought for £220,000 at Cheltenham later that month; won a Clonmel bumper in November, despite running green; reported blowing hard after a disappointing hurdling debut at Punchestown.

7/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

2

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Fairyhouse

Redstone

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Beat the very useful King Of Kingsfield in a C&D maiden in October before disappointing over further in a novice event here in December; in touch when fell three out at Down Royal, seems well handicapped.

9/2

1

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:42 Down Royal

Redstone

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

held up in rear, steady headway after 7th, going okay and in touch with leaders when fell 3 out

3/1

3

2nd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 165y

13:25 Fairyhouse

Redstone

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

Running a big race before coming down at the last on sole point-to-point last winter and returned from summer off to make winning start over hurdles in 2m maiden here in October, travelling strongly throughout and going clear with an odds-on favourite (second again since); looks a nice prospect and no surprise if he played a role here.

13/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

New Bay gelding; half-brother to winners Chrisellaine (7f AW 2yo; RPR 74), Solar Power (HK 7f/1m) and Sketches Of Spain (US 8.5f 2yo); dam 7f 2yo/1m winner (stayed 1m4f; 98); has a Flat pedigree but yard's newcomer always warrant respect and he's the stable selected; market should reveal plenty.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

10

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 172y

20:20 Ballinrobe

Sorrentino

12st 0lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

raced wide, held up in midfield, in touch with leaders over 2f out, soon shaken up, kept on well to lead final 110yds, comfortably

6/4

15

29th Apr 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:05 Punchestown

Sorrentino

12st 0lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

New Bay gelding; half-brother to winners Chrisellaine (7f AW 2yo; RPR 74), Solar Power (HK 7f/1m) and Sketches Of Spain (US 8.5f 2yo); dam 7f 2yo/1m winner (stayed 1m4f; 98); has a Flat pedigree but yard's newcomer always warrant respect and he's the stable selected; market should reveal plenty.

15/8

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Non-runners

Quarry Rocco, Rainbow Trail, Redstone

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Payout
Exacta €5322.00
Straight Forecast €4373.50
Trifecta €44378.00

Selections

The Irish Sun:

Quarry Rocco

POSTDATA:

Sorrentino

SPOTLIGHT:

Rainbow Trail