Home / June 16 / 19:25 Fairyhouse

19:25 Fairyhouse

Good To Firm

La Bucca Restaurants Handicap

  • Prize money: £6787.61
  • 1m 5f 150y
  • 14 runners
RTV
View Course
La Bucca Restaurants Handicap

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

OUR TIP

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.70
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 23215- D BF

Last run: 247 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Best form in Britain came over this sort of trip on quick ground; got off the mark over hurdles last month and respected with an unexposed profile back on the level.

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

8th

4

(9)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 6f 115y

Class 1

15:35 Doncaster

Night Sparkle

9st 7lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Andrew Balding

Progressive this year for Michael O'Callaghan, winning over hurdles prior to completing a Flat hat-trick, latest success in Newmarket handicap (1m6f, good); upped in class on debut for new yard but can't be dismissed in current form.

8/1

16/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 296/3-

Last run: 228 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Better known over jumps these days but her sole Flat run for this yard was okay when placed at Galway last October; this trip should help but may want more cut in the ground than this.

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

8th

4

(8)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Vera Verto

10st 0lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Stepped up continually last season, winning three times and finishing a good second in a Listed contest at Bath; off since November but the stable are flying and every chance she can make her presence felt.

7/1

8th

7

(8)

11th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 1

13:30 Newcastle (AW)

Vera Verto

9st 4lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Gavin Cromwell

Dual-purpose performer who has won a pair of 1m4f Flat handicaps this autumn; another good run when second in 1m6f Bath Listed race on heavy last month but she was beaten 7l; the shorter trip and the fact she's never run on AW are reasons to look elsewhere for win purposes.

12/1

2nd

5

(9)

18th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 1

16:00 Bath

Vera Verto

9st 6lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Gavin Cromwell

Dual-purpose performer who has won on the Flat in three of her last five runs including when making all in a Class 2 handicap at Newmarket (1m4f) 11 days ago; now switches to a Listed event but that was a personal best last time and she seems fairly versatile regarding trip and ground; shortlisted.

11/2

16/1

  • Place: £4.80

Form: 22/00-

Last run: 485 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Winner on the level in France over middle distances; not shown much over timber for this yard and seems on a tough mark back in this sphere.

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

10th

2

(1)

28th Jul 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 175y

20:00 Down Royal

Galactica

10st 0lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear, dropped to rear halfway

16/1

11th

4

(1)

12th Jul 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Galactica

9st 13lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Dual turf winner ran well on AW in France back in 2021; mostly over hurdles for this yard but has to improve a bit on recent Flat efforts; hood tried.

11/1

6th

7

(9)

24th Jun 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 75y

15:45 Down Royal

Galactica

8st 7lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Gavin Cromwell

took keen hold, midfield

7/1

Form: 56541-

Last run: 241 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Improving on AW towards the end of her time with William Haggas; up 7lb for her latest success at Newcastle and her new yard are flying in recent weeks; will be a big player if ready to go on return.

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

7th

10

(9)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Crystal Caves

9st 2lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Thomas Gibney

AW winner for William Haggas in 2022; back to form when only beaten a length in a C&D handicap last month behind Gains Of War; respected.

10/1

5th

6

(3)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Crystal Caves

9st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Thomas Gibney

AW winner for William Haggas last year in 2022; best run last year was over 2m2f at Down Royal; absent since a poor run at Thurles in October and best watched.

10/1

10th

8

(8)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Thurles

Crystal Caves

9st 8lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Thomas Gibney

AW winner for William Haggas last year; best run this was over 2m2f at Down Royal so no stamina worrise; Listowel run was too bad to be true

12/1

Form: 239-12

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Gained first Flat win at Navan in March and bounced back from a low-key hurdle effort when beaten half a length at the Curragh 19 days ago; up another 3lb but relatively unexposed and warrants respect.

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

14

2nd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 2

14:50 Kelso

Black Hawk Eagle

10st 11lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Kerry Lee

Ex-Irish 6yo who won at Wincanton (1m7f, good to soft) on Boxing Day on second start for Kerry Lee and followed up at Hereford (2m, good to soft); this is hotter but the form of the Wincanton race has worked out well and he did it readily last time; could continue to improve for this yard.

5/1

1st

4

29th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 53y

Class 3

15:00 Hereford

Black Hawk Eagle

11st 3lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Kerry Lee

Won maiden hurdle in Ireland in late 2022 and quite a promising Flat stayer subsequently (best RPR 83); useful effort on second start for new yard at Wincanton (1m7f, good to soft) on Boxing Day when beating a good subsequent winner; 5lb higher mark shouldn't be beyond him.

5/2

1st

2

26th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

14:38 Wincanton

Black Hawk Eagle

12st 1lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Kerry Lee

Hurdle/Flat winner when trained in Ireland; shaped with considerably more promise than eventual 17l defeat might suggest when ninth on last month's stable debut at Huntingdon (2m, good) and should be fine on the slower ground here; one to consider.

12/1

7/1

Form: 23014-

Last run: 196 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Struggled over hurdles in last couple of starts; very best Flat form has come at 2m; effective at this trip but his mark reflects his consistency in this sphere and he's been off 104 days.

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

16th

17

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Fairyhouse

Cozone

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Matthew J Smith

midfield on outer

20/1

17/2

Form: 4/711-

Last run: 444 days

W: 9st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Entitled to have needed his latest outing when tailed off over timber; however, had been in the form of his life previously including on the Flat; feasibly treated if he gets back to his best.

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

9th

3

18th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 208y

Class 2

14:55 Cheltenham

Dartan

11st 9lb

J: James Smith

T: Matthew J Smith

Had a fruitful summer with two wins on the Flat (2m/2m1f) and two over hurdles (3m/2m4f); all those were on good or good to yielding, whereas he was well beaten in his three Irish runs on soft or heavy, so that's the worry.

14/1

12th

5

(12)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Dartan

9st 8lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Matthew J Smith

Dual-purpose sort had been in good form over the summer, winning twice over 2m on the Flat and twice over hurdles; below form on soft last time; might find this trip a bit sharp.

9/1

12th

22

(23)

24th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 165y

16:10 Curragh

Dartan

9st 4lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Matthew J Smith

prominent, went second after 2f, led 4f out

66/1

10/1

Form: 336297

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Sixth over hurdles latest; in good form throughout most of his AW campaign through the winter; his form has dipped a little in his last couple of Flat outings; on a good mark if he could return to form back up in trip.

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

12th

8

(11)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

15:15 Dundalk (AW)

Dalvey

9st 6lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: James McAuley

Three-time course winner; seems to have lost his way, unplaced in nine outings since a C&D second in April; slowly away when a never-dangerous eighth behind stablemate Autocrat over a shorter trip here eight weeks ago.

12/1

Form: 78080-

Last run: 217 days

W: 9st 10lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Can be slowly away, as seen when beaten 7l at Dundalk on his return to the Flat in November; not getting any younger and his recent record fresh isn't inspiring.

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

2nd

2

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 140y

14:25 Punchestown

One Cool Poet

11st 12lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Matthew J Smith

Was a one-time smart Flat type but has won only once over hurdles; was 2nd in this race last year off 3lb higher but has to rebound after some lesser runs.

18/1

13th

4

(2)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

One Cool Poet

10st 0lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Matthew J Smith

Beaten 8l when last seen on the Flat at Galway and well held sixth over timber since; probably needs further than this trip these days.

16/1

10th
13 (14)
Delta Dawn

40/1

Form: 47/00-

Last run: 335 days

W: 9st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Shown very little in two runs since leaving Aidan O'Brien and has been off 335 days; wears first-time cheekpieces.

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

7th

1

(3)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

13:55 Tramore

Delta Dawn

10st 2lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Peter Fahey

in rear throughout

16/1

8th

6

(7)

24th Jun 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 70y

20:30 Limerick

Delta Dawn

9st 4lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: James Leavy

Runner-up twice at two for Aidan O'Brien but has shown nothing in three runs for this yard including on recent return from lay-off.

25/1

10th

13

(14)

16th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 5f 150y

19:25 Fairyhouse

Delta Dawn

9st 0lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: James Leavy

Shown very little in two runs since leaving Aidan O'Brien and has been off 335 days; wears first-time cheekpieces.

40/1

20/1

Form: 160500

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Three of his four wins have come at this trip, but all on AW; hasn't shown enough in two starts back on turf recently.

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

12th

1

(14)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Turf Range

10st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: D Broad

For wins here including three over C&D; below best in light winter campaign but handicapper giving him a chance and drops in grade.

9/1

25/1

Form: 044-90

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

A 14-race maiden and has lost his way of late; tough looking mark at present; wears first-time tongue-tie.

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

0

9

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 100y

15:20 Limerick

Kingsofthemidlands

11st 4lb

J: Richard Condon

T: P A Fahy

Maiden after 21 starts under all rules; well beaten on both handicap hurdle starts from 2m-2m6f; loads more needed.

22/1

16th

14

(4)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 4f 0y

14:20 Curragh

Kingsofthemidlands

10st 0lb

J: Ms C A Walsh

T: P A Fahy

prominent

20/1

Form: 35/00-

Last run: 233 days

W: 9st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

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

Terms and conditions

*Odds displayed on this page are sourced directly from online bookmakers. Please check all details before placing your bet(s). 18+ only.

Non-runners

Pretty Soldier, Greek Gladiator

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €227.00
Straight Forecast €205.30
Tricast €3093.80
Trifecta €3010.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Night Sparkle

SPOTLIGHT:

Black Hawk Eagle

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Dalvey

The Irish Sun:

Night Sparkle