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19:50 Gowran Park

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Runners: 19 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £13.00
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 0/555-

Last run: 197 days

W: 9st 1lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Took fifth place on all three starts last season, the first of them in a heat of this race 12 months ago; missed most of the season before running twice in October; each-way prospects now off reduced mark.

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

1st

4

(2)

9th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Gowran Park

Simply Sideways

9st 10lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

Highly progressive last season (including on heavy); just respectable runs this season, slowly away and keen at the Curragh on latest; bit to find but don't rule out.

6/1

6th

9

(13)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:45 Curragh

Simply Sideways

9st 6lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

Highly progressive last season (including on heavy); just respectable runs both starts this season, keeping on late behind Independent Expert over inadequate 7f latest; return to a stiff mile to suit so not one to rule out.

12/1

20/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 08/087 C

Last run: 48 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Course winner over a bit further on good ground in 2021, below best at Dundalk lately; hard to make a strong case for her.

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

7th

11

(3)

9th May 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:40 Gowran Park

Leviosa

9st 0lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Seamus Fahey

Sole win came here over 1m1f in 2021 but good second here this time last year at 1m; absent since September and this trip on the short side.

14/1

4/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 77-D641 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

AW winner two seasons ago; best run last season was over 7f at this venue; gained his first turf win in a C&D handicap last month; has been raised 5lb for beating London Palladium; should be close between the pair now; overcame a high draw then, has to do the same now.

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No Results Found

8/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 4544-0 BF

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Twice second at Cork last May and generally in fair form through the season; however, she is still a maiden after 19 starts and was a disappointing favourite on seasonal debut at Cork; a positive is that Colin Keane sticks with her.

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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

(3)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Pallasmore Lass

8st 12lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Paul W Flynn

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

12/1

7th

12

(1)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Pallasmore Lass

8st 13lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Paul W Flynn

in touch with leaders on inner early, dropped to midfield after 2f, lost position when outpaced over 3f out, headway towards far side over 1f out, kept on

12/1

14/1

Form: 5600-8

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Not disgraced in mid-field over C&D on seasonal debut; however, he appears held by Rock Etoile and London Palladium on that showing and, more worryingly, is still a maiden after 39 outings

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

3rd

3

(11)

9th May 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:40 Gowran Park

Manhattan Dandy

9st 13lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Thomas Coyle

prominent, challenging up the centre when carried left under 2f out, switched right 1f out, no extra inside final 110yds, lost second final strides

7/2

3rd

2

(5)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Manhattan Dandy

9st 11lb

J: James Ryan

T: Thomas Coyle

prominent, challenging on far side of group 2f out, no extra final 110yds

11/4

33/1

Form: 900-80

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Placed three times for Ger Lyons; regressive for this stable; chance is not obvious.

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

11th

14

(18)

6th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Gowran Park

Plankton

8st 13lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Richard John O’Brien

towards rear of midfield

14/1

14th

22

(27)

27th Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 205y

15:50 Naas

Plankton

9st 0lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Richard John O’Brien

15-race maiden but not disgraced on his stable debut at the Curragh last week; could outrun his likely odds.

33/1

7th

18

(2)

20th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:05 Curragh

Plankton

8st 7lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Richard John O’Brien

Some promise for Ger Lyons early last season but showed very little in 10 runs for Andrew McNamara; starts for another new yard and best form has come on quicker ground.

20/1

Form: 33390- D

Last run: 202 days

W: 9st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Limerick claiming race winner for Johnny Levins last season; ran poorly on his final two starts; better judged on three consecutive third placings during August/September, one of them over C&D; new stable now.

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

15th

19

(19)

30th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

16:50 Cork

Salt Whistle Bay

8st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Charles Coakley

First reserve; hard to fancy on struggles this year.

11th

13

(3)

29th Jul 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Salt Whistle Bay

8st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Charles Coakley

Sole win since 2018 came in a claimer last year; struggling for form this campaign and probably needs a bit further at this stage.

20/1

6/1

Form: 5-1633

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Consistent AW performer, won over the extended 1m2f at Dundalk in January; 0-5 on turf, but showed his effectiveness on heavy ground when third over 1m1f at Leopardstown four weeks ago.

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

14th

13

(11)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Nevada Brave

8st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Sole win from 22 starts came over 1m2f here last year; poor over C&D last time and others look more likely.

28/1

11th

13

(13)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Nevada Brave

8st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

C&D winner last year and returned to some sort of form in a 1m2f hare last month; not much to go over the trip though.

8/1

5th

13

(4)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

14:15 Dundalk (AW)

Nevada Brave

9st 0lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

C&D winner this time last year off 48 ran creditably on a couple of occasions last year but bit to find on recent form (1lb wrong).

12/1

Form: 3800-2

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Two wins early in his career in Britain; has changed stables a number of times since those days; managed a couple of good runs in the early part of last season and a first Irish win is feasible following C&D second behind the reopposing Rock Etoile 15 days ago.

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

19th

21

(2)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Curragh

London Palladium

8st 12lb

T: P Cluskey

midfield, dropped to rear after 1f

9th

12

(13)

3rd May 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

London Palladium

9st 2lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: P Cluskey

towards rear of midfield, ridden towards far side 2f out, no extra inside final furlong

4/1

2nd

12

(4)

18th Apr 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:38 Gowran Park

London Palladium

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: P Cluskey

Twice a winner in the UK, at 6f and 7f; has occasionally threatened in Ireland but he lacks a run and has something to prove at 1m.

20/1

50/1

Form: 09076-

Last run: 225 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Nothing in his maiden form to suggest he can play a leading role here on handicap debut.

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

17th

14

(13)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:57 Curragh

Ballybeg Boy

8st 12lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Steve Jones

midfield, outpaced up the centre under 2f out

25/1

Form: -10355

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Has been in fair form at Dundalk in recent months but has shown his best form over further than this; placed on soft ground over an extended 1m1f at this venue in 2021.

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No Results Found
OUR TIP

Form: 433276 BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

In good form at Dundalk in the opening months of the year, placed four times February/March; may be feeling the effects of a busy campaign since he was unplaced favourite on his last two attempts.

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

12th

2

(6)

3rd May 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Royal Tribute

9st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

midfield

8/1

Form: 1807-9

Last run: 117 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Two wins, two places at Dundalk, less effective on turf; third in a claimer here last year, her only time to reach the first three on grass; has changed stable.

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

8th

3

(6)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Chica Power

9st 12lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Cian Collins

Three-time winner on this surface; consistent in defeat but has to bounce back from a poor run in a claimer last month; champion jockey booked.

8/1

8th

7

(8)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:22 Dundalk (AW)

Chica Power

9st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Cian Collins

Three-time winner here, most recently in October; her best form is over 7f, and despite the attractive rider booking, she looks set for a minor role.

10/1

5th

4

(3)

31st Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:05 Dundalk (AW)

Chica Power

9st 11lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Cian Collins

C&D claimer winner in October; placed in two handicap runs in December; holding her form well this month and has a decent chance of a place following her fourth here 12 days ago.

4/1

16/1

Form: 0/006- D

Last run: 258 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Ran only three times last season; best effort was when sixth of 15 at Killarney, the scene of his 2021 win; now 7lb mark lower than at that stage.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14th

12

(9)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

14:00 Bellewstown

Faithful Prince

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Ciaran Murphy

in touch with leaders

20/1

10th

11

(18)

26th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

18:55 Naas

Faithful Prince

9st 3lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Ciaran Murphy

disputed lead, lost position but prominent halfway

25/1

11th

6

(1)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 40y

19:20 Killarney

Faithful Prince

9st 5lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Ciaran Murphy

C&D win came back in 2021 and never sighted behind Simply Sideways on seasonal return at Gowran in May; has since left Peter Fahey's and cheekpieces re-applied on yard debut.

16/1

Form: 982-80

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Second in a Dundalk claimer last October; handicap form provides little encouragement; tried with a visor now.

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

15th

10

(5)

3rd May 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Boragh Empress

9st 2lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

soon led, headed but prominent after 2f

20/1

12

(10)

22nd Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 3f 55y

17:30 Limerick

Boragh Empress

9st 0lb

J: Kyanna Van Buuren

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Has shown snippets of winning ability but took a backwards step at Dundalk last time; a visor is reached for now back to turf.

25/1

15

(8)

14th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:10 Dundalk (AW)

Boragh Empress

9st 4lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

First reserve; runner-up in a C&D claimer here in the autumn but well held over 1m4f since; visor

16/1

Form: 608-

Last run: 145 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Has failed to improve in two starts since a fair debut at Dundalk last August; others appeal much more.

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

16th

9

(14)

3rd May 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Untouched

9st 3lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Luke W Comer

midfield

16/1

8th

13

(10)

9th Dec 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Untouched

9st 3lb

J: G Bakos

T: Luke W Comer

towards rear of midfield

16/1

11th

2

(3)

25th Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:00 Navan

Untouched

9st 9lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Luke W Comer

midfield, some headway towards far side 3f out, ridden and outpaced under 2f out, weakened final furlong

25/1

Form: 508-00

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

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9th

16

(14)

16th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

19:45 Cork

Cheeky Peek

8st 13lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: John P O’Callaghan

Has run her best races at this venue, notably when fourth in 24-runner contest over this trip a year ago; fair effort in similar contest last month but hard to see her playing a major role; 7lb wrong.

20/1

21

(3)

17th May 2023

Good

1m 2f 20y

20:20 Cork

Cheeky Peek

8st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: John P O’Callaghan

5th

11

(10)

5th May 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:00 Cork

Cheeky Peek

8st 12lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: John P O’Callaghan

midfield

25/1

Form: 8453-5 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

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No Results Found

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Non-runners

Out On Friday, Cheeky Peek, Kodiac Prince

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Payout
Exacta €2013.00
Straight Forecast €1095.80
Tricast €5028.70
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Nevada Brave

SPOTLIGHT:

Simply Sideways

The Irish Sun:

Faithful Prince

RP Ratings (IRE):

London Palladium