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16:35 Gowran Park

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Gowran Park Golf Club Claiming Race

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 1m 1f 100y
  • 12 runners
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Gowran Park Golf Club Claiming Race

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

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3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.20
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 534174 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Once rated much higher, he was a decisive winner off a modest 56 on second start for this yard at Leopardstown in April; unlucky in running at Tipperary later that month; better judged on fourth here just under three weeks ago.

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

10th

1

10th May 2024

Good

2m 2f 165y

18:10 Downpatrick

Bringsty

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Noel C Kelly

Sixties-rated Flat handicapper won twice this time last year on contrasting ground; joined current yard after Sligo claimer run in August and best watched now switched to hurdles.

50/1

11th

3

(11)

9th Aug 2023

Good

1m 2f 103y

17:05 Sligo

Bringsty

10st 0lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

Won 1m1f Leopardstown handicap on heavy ground in the spring; subsequently consistent in recent claimers over a range of distances; runner-up four times in a row after Gowran win; reportedly did not handle the track at Ballinrobe; every chance he can bounce back.

4/1

11/4

  • Place: £1.10

Form: -08021 C

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Last week's Cork win was the sixth of his career and his first since September 2021, though it was prefaced by a good second at this venue; holds an obvious chance on these terms, with Cian Horgan claiming a useful 7lb into the bargain.

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

1st

9

(6)

22nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 2f 64y

17:15 Roscommon

Khafaaq

9st 4lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

raced in second, led 2f out, ridden clear over 1f out, kept on well, easily

5/2

3rd

7

(4)

1st Aug 2023

Soft

1m 0f 123y

20:20 Galway

Khafaaq

10st 1lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

Up an aggregate 13lb after two wins and two seconds from last four starts, but still lower than when running at this meeting 12 month ago; could feature again having won with a bit to spare over 1m at Limerick in June.

9/2

3rd
6 (12)
Qasbaz

13/2

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 3/0855

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Won twice for Mark Loughnane; Dundalk; claiming race form is not very convincing, though should not be ruled out following a respectable fifth on in a turf handicap last time; leading jockey aboard, as is the case with the trainer's other two runners.

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

11th

3

(21)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:35 Leopardstown

Qasbaz

10st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Won his third race when winning over 1m2f at Navan last month but reportedly failed to handle the track when tailed-off at Ballinrobe since; has to rebound and wide draw is no help.

14/1

9th

9

(5)

24th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 1f 96y

18:40 Ballinrobe

Qasbaz

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

7f/1m winner in Britain; took advantage of reduced mark to record easy 1m2f Navan win nine days ago; up 9lb but may remain competitive since he was rated 8lb higher than this in Britain at one stage.

3/1

1st

4

(20)

15th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

16:45 Navan

Qasbaz

9st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

7f/1m winner in Britain; in a consistent vein of form and beaten less than a length over 1m4f at Bellewstown last week, previously running-on fifth of 17 over C&D.

11/2

Form: 4-7657

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Four-time winner during her time in Britain; has a few reasonable runs to her credit in Irish claimers; needs to find a bit more following last week's mid-field finish at Sligo.

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

7th

3

(2)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Hurricane Helen

10st 0lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Chris Timmons

Both wins here have been at 1m including last month off 57; good run since off this mark but remains unproven over this far.

13/2

4th

10

(2)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Hurricane Helen

9st 9lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Chris Timmons

Third to Arbaawi over C&D last month sandwiched between two handicap wins, most recently here last week; up a total of 13lb but progressive mare and unlikely to be far away.

4/1

1st

8

(8)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Hurricane Helen

9st 9lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Chris Timmons

Recorded win for 18 months when staying on well to beat Nibra's Rainbow a C&D handicap on yard debut in December; not much to choose between her and Ten To Ten on running here four weeks ago.

7/1

25/1

Form: 7700-0

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 41

Form & Verdict

Showed little in four starts last year; big price when finishing towards the rear in a claimer at Sligo last week; up against it.

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

6th

7

(5)

11th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:15 Tramore

Csarina

8st 8lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Michael Mulvany

prominent in chasing group

20/1

8th

10

(3)

7th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 20y

20:15 Bellewstown

Csarina

8st 13lb

J: Sean Bird

T: Michael Mulvany

Soundly beaten in handicaps and claimers lately, so has to find improvement from somewhere.

25/1

7th

11

(9)

14th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 3f 110y

17:30 Limerick

Csarina

8st 10lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Michael Mulvany

Not disgraced at huge odds when fifth to today's rival Bringsty in a claimer at Gowran last month; makes a quick reappearance after a mid-field handicap run at Navan on Sunday; limited appeal despite getting weight from all ten rivals.

14/1

Form: -00080

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 39

Form & Verdict

Not disgraced in a C&D handicap in April; very hard to make a case for her on overall form, much of it over longer distances.

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

9th

9

(9)

22nd Jun 2023

Good

1m 4f 10y

Class 6

13:45 Ripon

Starlight Rose

10st 0lb

J: Miss Fern O’Brien

T: Thomas Dowling

Irish raider with a record of 0-16 and she's been beaten 9l or more in his last nine completed starts; makes no appeal.

12/1

6th

11

(9)

23rd May 2023

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:35 Gowran Park

Starlight Rose

8st 10lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Thomas Dowling

towards rear

33/1

13th

20

(23)

13th May 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 5f 0y

16:35 Navan

Starlight Rose

8st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Thomas Dowling

Very poor form at Dundalk during the winter; a little more encouraging at Gowran last time, but needs to raise her game significantly.

25/1

7/1

Form: 195880

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

In good form at Dundalk a few months ago but hard to fancy on the evidence of her last two turf outings; generally speaking, much more effective on AW.

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

13th

14

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Ghumama

11st 0lb

J: Mr M E McCrory

T: Noel C Kelly

towards rear, jumped left 1st, jumped left 2nd

33/1

12th

5

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 110y

19:05 Bellewstown

Ghumama

11st 9lb

J: Mr M E McCrory

T: Noel C Kelly

towards rear, slow jump 2nd

33/1

9th

8

(12)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:55 Dundalk (AW)

Ghumama

9st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Dual course winner over the extended 1m2f; stable had a fine record in these events, but she needs to step up on recent form over further than this

10/1

Form: 15-462

Last run: 88 days

W: 9st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Has a much better record on AW (4-12) than on turf (1-12) but merits respect as the highest-rated runner here; had today's rival Bringsty back in fifth when second in a 1m claimer at Dundalk in February.

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

13th

11

(16)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Notforalongtime

9st 11lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Laura Hourigan

Excellent servant to his trainer; landed a 7f claimer at Dundalk last month when last seen; rated 8lb inferior on turf and his bad draw could be negated by racing handily; respected.

10/1

1st

5

(5)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Notforalongtime

9st 10lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Laura Hourigan

Five of his six wins have come on this surface, with the latest over C&D in this grade in December; solid runs in defeat since and he should be a player again.

13/2

Form: 470-10

Last run: 97 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Not the most consistent sort but managed to win a race of this type at Dundalk in January, with Hurricane Helen among his victims; struggled in a maiden hurdle last time.

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

9th

7

(4)

23rd May 2023

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:35 Gowran Park

Miss Vizeun

8st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

midfield

10/1

5th

5

30th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:40 Limerick

Miss Vizeun

11st 0lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

prominent, pushed along after 3 out, ridden and weakened 2 out, eased run-in

25/1

11th

5

(1)

15th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

16:35 Dundalk (AW)

Miss Vizeun

9st 8lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

Final turf run last season saw her finish last of 15 in a 1m Killarney handicap in August; drop to claiming level, longer trip, and addition of a visor did the trick here last month; up in grade here, but could feature if reproducing that form; mark left unchanged.

10/1

Form: 7-0008

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Placed at two in Britain; has shown little in four Irish runs including in a Sligo claimer last week when one place behind his stablemate Hurricane Helen.

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

12th

11

(2)

1st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

19:35 Fairyhouse

Pastel Power

9st 2lb

J: Kyle McHugh

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

midfield

16/1

10th

12

(7)

23rd May 2023

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:35 Gowran Park

Pastel Power

8st 8lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

prominent

14/1

8th

13

(5)

16th May 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 182y

17:15 Sligo

Pastel Power

9st 2lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Promise in 2yo starts for Sir Michael Stoute but has shown little in three runs for this yard including in handicaps on his last two starts.

40/1

Form: 006-00

Last run: 53 days

W: 8st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 44

Form & Verdict

Two wins and six places at Dundalk; form on turf is modest in contrast, 0-8, placed only once.

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

14th

10

(12)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Gormanston

8st 12lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

Dual course winner, including over this trip; lightly raced last couple of seasons and mostly below-par apart from one decent C&D run last winter; first run since May.

20/1

11th

9

(1)

23rd May 2023

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:35 Gowran Park

Gormanston

8st 10lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

led narrowly

20/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Bringsty

POSTDATA:

Khafaaq

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Bringsty

The Irish Sun:

Bringsty