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16:55 Curragh

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Barberstown Castle Irish EBF Fillies Maiden

  • Prize money: £10442.48
  • 1m 2f 0y
  • 11 runners
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Barberstown Castle Irish EBF Fillies Maiden

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

11/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.70
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 74-

Last run: 218 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Improved from her Gowran debut last year to finish 6l behind a smart sort in a Leopardstown maiden, both on soft; blinkers tried for return but seems to be stable's second-string on riding arrangements.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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5th

10

(11)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 0y

15:35 Curragh

High Chieftess

8st 11lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: A P O’Brien

prominent, challenging 4f out, weakened over 1f out

25/1

10th

9

(3)

12th Sep 2023

Yielding

1m 4f 42y

18:25 Galway

High Chieftess

9st 1lb

J: Killian Hennessy

T: A P O’Brien

Ran twice at two; made all in 1m2f Curragh maiden in May on seasonal debut; weakened tamely when similar tactics were employed in 1m4f Limerick Listed event; failed to stay in 1m6f Listed race at Leopardstown two months ago.

14/1

11th

5

(9)

13th Jul 2023

Good

1m 6f 0y

20:00 Leopardstown

High Chieftess

8st 9lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: A P O’Brien

Made all in 1m2f Curragh maiden in first-time blinkers but weakened tamely when similar tactics were employed in 1m4f Limerick Listed event; dam was very fast and, despite being by Galileo, stamina for this trip has to be a concern.

14/1

2nd
4 (2)
Esquiline

9/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 8-

Last run: 225 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Finished just behind today's rival Star Galaxy on debut at Leopardstown last October and is entitled to have improved from that; should run well on seasonal debut for an in-form yard.

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9th

5

(2)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

18:20 Gowran Park

Esquiline

9st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Won a 1m4f Bellewstown maiden last summer and went close in a Curragh handicap over the same trip; fair effort after six months off in a Dundalk handicap and held her own when sixth at 33-1 in a Listed race at Cork contested by several of these.

10/1

6th

7

(12)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 4f 25y

14:50 Cork

Esquiline

9st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Deservedly landed a Bellewstown maiden last summer and went close in a Curragh handicap; fair effort after six months off in a Dundalk handicap last month; stays well but more needed to be a factor in this company.

25/1

5th

5

(10)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Esquiline

9st 4lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: J P Murtagh

soon towards rear

7/1

10/11

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 7-4

Last run: 53 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Both starts at Leopardstown; showed ability over 1m on 2yo debut and improved upon that when beaten just over 5l by Oaks favourite Savethelastdance on return; will hopefully settle better with a hood and is a major player.

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6th

5

(4)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 1f 100y

18:50 Gowran Park

Star Galaxy

9st 9lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Winner over 1m1f at Punchestown last September on handicap debut; promising display when fifth of 14 in a Listed race at Compiegne the following month; open to further improvement.

12/1

1st

6

(12)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

16:05 Punchestown

Star Galaxy

9st 6lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Lightly raced unexposed filly making handicap debut; too keen in first-time hood at the Curragh last time over 1m2f; slight drop in trip to suit and remains a potential improver.

8/1

3rd

11

(11)

28th May 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

16:55 Curragh

Star Galaxy

9st 3lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

prominent, pushed along 3f out, ridden and went second over 1f out, kept on but lost second towards finish

10/11

4th
5 (4)
Eziva

9/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

First foal; dam 7f-1m4f winner (inc 2yo/Group 2; RPR 114), closely related to 7f 2yo winner Eylara, half-sister to useful 1m winners Eshera (inc Listed) from the family of Gold Cup winners Enzeli and Estimate; by a top-class US-based sire and from a fine family; of interest so check the market.

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Verdict Starting price

1st

6

(7)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

13:55 Tramore

Eziva

9st 3lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: D K Weld

prominent, headway and went second after 4f, led over 3f out, ridden over 1f out, went clear inside final furlong

7/4

5th

10

(11)

29th Aug 2023

Good

1m 4f 26y

19:15 Bellewstown

Eziva

9st 3lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

midfield

8/1

4th

8

(11)

4th Aug 2023

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

19:10 Galway

Eziva

9st 3lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Encouraging debut when fourth at the Curragh and ran to a similar level up in trip (1m5f) at Leopardstown in June; not far off the standard required and yard's runners always respected at this venue.

13/2

Form: 0-

Last run: 205 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beaten 16l on Dundalk debut last autumn and needs to improve enormously.

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3rd

7

(7)

26th Jun 2023

Good

1m 1f 125y

18:45 Ballinrobe

Report

9st 3lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

Well beaten on 2yo debut at Dundalk (7f) but a much-improved effort on return at the Curragh over 1m2f; should have progressed from that outing and one to seriously consider.

5/2

5th

10

(10)

28th May 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

16:55 Curragh

Report

9st 3lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

prominent, soon raced in second, pushed along 3f out, ridden and lost second over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

28/1

Form: 9

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Nicely-bred but was beaten 19l on debut at Leopardstown on debut earlier this month; the ground was heavy then and perhaps she will improve plenty on this faster surface but needs to.

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10th

3

(2)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Fairytale Princess

9st 11lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

briefly disputed lead and raced in second early, led clearly after 2f, headed and pressed leader before halfway, joined leader over 2f out, lost position when bit short of room over 1f out, weakening when hampered inside final furlong

9/2

25/1

Form: 8-

Last run: 170 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Slowly into stride and ran green on debut at Dundalk last winter; entitled to have improved from that and run respectably.

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0

10

7th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:38 Fairyhouse

Kirkuila

10st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: James M Barrett

Rated 58 on the Flat wand never in the first six; showed a bit more on her hurdling debut at Cork staying to take fifth in a maiden in which Eagle Fang took second.

10/1

5th

10

15th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 20y

13:25 Cork

Kirkuila

10st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: James M Barrett

Rated 58 on the Flat where she's been well held in middle-distance handicaps; hurdles debut.

66/1

11th

10

(16)

30th Aug 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

14:45 Cork

Kirkuila

9st 4lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: James M Barrett

Has struggled a bit so far in handicaps although not knocked about once beaten latest two starts; probably a bit too high in the handicap still.

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 76-

Last run: 167 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten but not devoid of ability in two AW starts last winter; has to improve on return/turf debut.

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3rd

12

(8)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Ameerat Jumaira

8st 11lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

bumped start, towards rear, headway when bit short of room and switched left under 2f out, ran on inside final 110yds, went third final strides, nearest finish

14/1

4th

4

(5)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 4f 108y

16:20 Thurles

Ameerat Jumaira

9st 7lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

bumped start, took keen hold, prominent, reminders home turn, soon outpaced and no impression

100/30

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

First foal; dam 9.4f AW/1m4f turf winner (RPR 96), closely related to winners Flaming Marvel (useful 1m4f/1m6f AW) and Flame Of Kodiac (8.6f AW), half-sister to useful 1m3f-2m AW winner Sleeping Lion; by a deceased sire who is doing well with his first crop and could run well.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11

(16)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Navan

Elsas Pride

9st 5lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: J A Stack

Just her second run in handicaps when prevailing in a big field at Cork (good) and was then placed at Tramore; both those runs were at 1m4f but she looks quick enough for this trip; has been off since September.

3/1

3rd

4

(5)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

14:30 Tramore

Elsas Pride

9st 11lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: J A Stack

raced in second, ridden challenging over 1f out, no extra and lost second inside final 110yds

5/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third foal; dam French maiden 1m1f-1m5f, half-sister to 1m2f-1m4f winner Treasure The Ridge out of 7f 2yo winning half-sister to Derby winner High Chaparral; 20,000euros foal made 32,000euros as a yearling; by a quality sire and worth a market check for leading yard.

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9th

9

(7)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 0y

15:35 Curragh

Feathertop

8st 11lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent 4f out, weakened quickly under 2f out, eased final 110yds

10/1

1st

7

(3)

17th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 100y

16:50 Gowran Park

Feathertop

9st 3lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

soon briefly disputed lead, raced in second after 1f, joined leader over 2f out, led going best from 2f out, soon clear and ridden, ran on, eased towards finish, easily

9/4

5th

14

(1)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

17:25 Curragh

Feathertop

9st 3lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

in touch with leaders, outpaced under 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, not reach leaders

5/2

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Payout
Exacta €338.00
Straight Forecast €297.60
Trifecta €834.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Star Galaxy

The Irish Sun:

Eziva

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Star Galaxy

TOPSPEED:

Star Galaxy

POSTDATA:

Star Galaxy