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  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 15 runners
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Packages On gowranpark.ie Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Thunderstorms

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £18.40
  • Place: £4.90

Form: -27156 D

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Took a very long time to win a race, landing a 1m Newcastle event in February on his 31st start; two respectable displays over the extended 1m1f at this venue this term make him a place possibility.

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

2

(7)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Chimeric

9st 13lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: J F Levins

Won three last year including back-to-back on turf in the summer; however, struggling for form since and latest two C&D runs don't inspire confidence.

16/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 7700-3 CD

Last run: 2 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

C&D winner last June and after a positive ride he went close at Cork on Friday (7f, yielding); thereabouts if turned out again.

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

9th

1

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:35 Navan

Corballis Flyer

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

towards rear throughout, mistake 6th, tailed off

66/1

22th

3

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

12:45 Cork

Corballis Flyer

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Very experienced Flat performer with 2-34 record; in fair form during the summer, when placed over 7f at this venue and over 1m at Gowran; a long way below his best at Dundalk recently.

25/1

14/1

  • Place: £4.00

Form: 8970-7

Last run: 33 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Has done the majority of her racing over sprint distances; recovered well from a slow start at Killarney on first 1m attempt; could go well at a decent price.

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9th

17

(17)

29th Jul 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 1f 110y

16:05 Gowran Park

Two Metres Apart

9st 1lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: M J Byrne

15-race maiden, third over 1m at this venue on penultimate start; has usually raced over sprint distances and tackles a new trip now; hard to be sure if she will stay this far.

12/1

11th

15

(4)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 59y

17:50 Roscommon

Two Metres Apart

9st 0lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: M J Byrne

took keen hold, prominent, ridden and weakened gradually from 2f out

20/1

3rd

13

(8)

18th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:40 Gowran Park

Two Metres Apart

8st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: M J Byrne

towards rear, ridden and headway towards near side from over 1f out, ran on well and went third towards finish, no match for first two

14/1

5/1

Form: 204-03

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Bits and pieces of form last year for Tom McCourt; never landed a blow when favourite on yard debut at Cork; reappeared only six days later and produced an encouraging display to finish third over C&D.

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12th

12

(13)

12th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Nyla Rua

8st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

12/1

13th

11

(14)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Nyla Rua

8st 12lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: John C McConnell

Bits and pieces of form last year for Tom McCourt; a couple of good runs at Gowran for Jack Davison early in turf season; off since June and has changed stable again.

8/1

4th

11

(10)

18th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:40 Gowran Park

Nyla Rua

8st 13lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Jack W Davison

prominent, pushed along disputing second 2f out, ridden and outpaced inside final furlong, kept on but lost third towards finish

5/1

16/1

Form: 0-0075

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Two handicaps runs over C&D have been mildly encouraging; more needed in order to reverse form with Nyla Rua; addition of blinkers may help.

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7th

3

(4)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Von Krolock

9st 13lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

in touch with leaders

9/4

Form: -42815 CD

Last run: 3 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

C&D winner last month, and merits respect as a three-time course winner in all; faded late over 1m1f at Leopardstown on Thursday, interesting that she is set to make a quick reappearance.

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5th

4

(10)

16th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 100y

19:10 Gowran Park

Shona Mea

9st 13lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Three-time winner here including this event in 2021 off 60 and when getting up on post over 1m in May off same mark; struggled a bit since but clearly has to be respected given her record here.

9/2

5th

3

(21)

13th Jul 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

18:50 Leopardstown

Shona Mea

10st 0lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Three-time winner at Gowran and also successful here; only beaten 2l over C&D when fifth to Vidala two starts back; draw won't make life easy.

12/1

6th

1

(12)

18th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:40 Gowran Park

Shona Mea

10st 1lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

in touch with leaders

5/1

Form: 645-00 BF

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Has done much of his racing over longer trips; his sole win came over 1m2f on good ground at Cork last July; two ordinary runs this term; this may be too sharp for him.

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Verdict Starting price

2

(15)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:35 Sligo

Not Just Any Eagle

9st 13lb

J: Robyn Donaghue-Leahy

T: Patrick J Flynn

Sole win came at Cork in 2022 but has gone close on several occasions including latest at Dundalk in March; handles soft but wide draw here a negative.

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 809402 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Heavily-raced gelding, eight wins and 18 places from 86 starts; ran his best race for some time when second at Listowel a fortnight ago; form will be put to the test by third-placed Pink Socks in the first division; could go close.

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9th

13

(15)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Sunset Nova

8st 12lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

in touch with leaders, prominent halfway, weakened over 1f out

7/1

25/1

Form: 100800

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Won three times in France, showing a preference for longer distances than this; no sign of his best form since winning over an extended 1m2f at Dundalk in February.

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No Results Found

25/1

Form: 733/0- D

Last run: 401 days

W: 9st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Last win was in 2020; fair placed form in 2021; ran only once last year and best watched now after another lengthy spell on the sidelines

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

3

(16)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:55 Dundalk (AW)

Bardo Contiguo

9st 10lb

J: Alan Persse

T: Eoin Doyle

Over three years since winning and recent turf form not encouraging; 12lb higher AW mark here do has it to do.

20/1

6th

8

(6)

16th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 100y

15:20 Gowran Park

Bardo Contiguo

9st 2lb

J: Alan Persse

T: Eoin Doyle

towards rear of midfield, headway towards far side 2f out, no impression over 1f out

10/1

8th

8

(1)

7th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 136y

18:25 Clonmel

Bardo Contiguo

9st 4lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Eoin Doyle

led early, soon headed but prominent

25/1

25/1

Form: 800000

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Won twice over 7f at Dundalk last winter, badly out of form in six turf runs since April; in rear in race in which Sunset Nova was second at Listowel a fortnight ago.

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14th

18

(8)

7th Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 175y

16:10 Bellewstown

Leclerc

9st 5lb

T: Adrian McGuinness

Third reserve; lost his way this term.

11th

10

(4)

18th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:40 Gowran Park

Leclerc

8st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

prominent

25/1

13th

7

(5)

4th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:07 Listowel

Leclerc

9st 4lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

in touch with leaders

33/1

Form: /2016-

Last run: 212 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Dundalk winner over 7f last November; not the most consistent sort and lacks a recent run.

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2nd

9

(14)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Cousin Shay

9st 1lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

prominent, led after 1f, headed inside final furlong, no extra inside final 110yds

13/2

4th

7

(15)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Cousin Shay

9st 2lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

in touch with leaders

8/1

Form: 0-0087

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Has tended to struggle since leaving Roger Varian; Fairyhouse effort was a small step in the right direction; others make more appeal.

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10th

7

(4)

12th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Laytown

Kratos

10st 3lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

Only beaten just over a length when fourth over this trip at Down Royal in June and that run would give him claims; never involved last couple of outings over 1m.

12/1

13th

14

(15)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 187y

16:35 Bellewstown

Kratos

8st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

25/1

Form: 5007-0

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Best of her 12 runs was over 7f here early last season; big price when down the field on seasonal debut at Fairyhouse; hard to fancy on overall form.

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14

(15)

18th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:40 Gowran Park

Victory Lantern

8st 12lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Brendan W Duke

Best of her 12 runs was over 7f here early last season; big price when down the field on seasonal debut at Fairyhouse; hard to fancy on overall form.

33/1

11th

18

(10)

1st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

20:05 Fairyhouse

Victory Lantern

9st 1lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Brendan W Duke

in touch with leaders

25/1

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Non-runners

Kalaroun, Kratos, Victory Lantern

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €910.00
Straight Forecast €544.00
Tricast €6342.20
Trifecta €16266.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Sunset Nova

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Sunset Nova

POSTDATA:

Sunset Nova

The Irish Sun:

Sunset Nova