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18:15 Limerick

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Ryan’s Cleaning Event Specialists Maiden

  • Prize money: £6526.55
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Ryan’s Cleaning Event Specialists Maiden

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

2/1 (Won)

  • Win: £1.10
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 92-226 BF

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Narrowly denied in a trio of maidens, one AW and two on testing ground; unlucky in running in first-time blinkers at the Curragh last month; sets the standard.

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

1st

8

(7)

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:45 Leopardstown

Farnborough

9st 2lb

J: Killian Hennessy

T: A P O’Brien

travelled strongly, midfield, headway and prominent over 4f out, led going best over 2f out, went clear when ridden over 1f out, comfortably

8/1

16th

16

(6)

2nd Jul 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Curragh

Farnborough

8st 11lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

in touch with leaders

7/1

1st

3

(16)

23rd Jun 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Limerick

Farnborough

9st 8lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

prominent, led after 1f, faced challenge but going easily over 2f out, ridden when clear over 1f out, kept on well but reduced lead when idled towards finish, always doing enough

2/1

2nd
15 (19)
Machnamh

6/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 55483

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Some decent maiden form, good fourth over this trip at Naas last month and again when third in a 7f Gowran maiden earlier this month; should be thereabouts.

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

12th

5

(6)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Machnamh

9st 13lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: J S Bolger

in touch with leaders, prominent towards near side over 2f out, soon weakened

10/1

2nd

6

(4)

16th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 75y

14:20 Gowran Park

Machnamh

9st 10lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

prominent, raced near side from over 2f out, kept on and went second inside final furlong, no match for winner

9/2

1st

9

(12)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Machnamh

9st 11lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

Consistent sort who won a Curragh maiden in July and has held her form well since; should be in the mix again and possible that this new trip could yield some improvement.

10/1

9/4

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 66-36

Last run: 62 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Third in a heavy-ground maiden at Naas in March and not disgraced in the Listed Salsabil Stakes at Navan; might improve on better ground and might be better back at this trip; leading contender.

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

1st

6

18th Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

13:30 Cheltenham

Emotivo

10st 13lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Flat ability respected, best form at 1m; best of three hurdle runs was her latest when a rare stable runner at Hereford (2m, soft) where she was unable to lay a glove on Spiced Rum; however, has a 6lb pull for that 2.5l defeat and this drier surface could see her finish more strongly this time; respected.

6/1

2nd

3

14th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

14:00 Hereford

Emotivo

11st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Failed to threaten when fourth last September on her two hurdle starts, and she could do with settling better than last time; however, those runs read well in today's context and this talented Flat maiden could have more to offer for her top Irish trainer, for whom she's the sole runner on the card.

3/1

4th

11

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Gowran Park

Emotivo

10st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

Some promising Flat form over 1m and creditable hurdle debut when fourth of eight at Down Royal earlier this month; entitled to build on that and one for the shortlist.

6/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Sixth foal; half-brother to 5 winners including Virtual Rock (1m3f/1m4f inc Listed; RPR 103), Yamato (1m-2m inc AW; 77/2m6f hurdle) and Magic Shuffle (1m/1m2f; 76); unraced dam closely related to 1m and 1m2f Listed winner Deauville Vision; all of the dam's previous foals have won from 1m to 2m6f; best watched here.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

2

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Punchestown

Bottlersecret

11st 0lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

2-3 on Flat for Ciaran Murphy, a maiden over an extended 1m at Galway festival and a middle-distance handicap win at Naas; easy winner of sub-standard Grade 3 event at Naas on stable/hurdling debut; consolidated reputation with Grade 2 Fairyhouse win from Karl Des Tourelles and Miss Manzor; respected but suited by soft/heavy, unknown quantity on better ground.

3/1

1st

1

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Bottlersecret

11st 3lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

led narrowly or disputed lead, headed but prominent 4 out, led again going okay after 3 out, went clear when pushed along before last, ridden briefly and ran on run-in, comfortably

9/2

1st

1

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

13:25 Naas

Bottlersecret

11st 0lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

didn't always jump with fluency, in touch with leaders, headway and went second going okay when switched right before 2 out, led after 2 out, ran on well and went clear when pushed out run-in, comfortably

3/1

15/2

Form: 374

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Good impression first time up in a Cork maiden in April; not as effective twice since and a question or two to answer but not one to give up on.

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

5

(9)

11th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Firm Handshake

9st 12lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Kevin Frost

Promising debut at Cork in April (1m, good to yielding) but failed to build on it in four further runs for Willie McCreery or on last month's stable debut; up in trip and down in class so possible sources of improvement; connections also run Fiftyshadesofred.

12/1

8th

10

(3)

26th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Firm Handshake

9st 4lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: Kevin Frost

Promising debut at Cork in April (1m, good to yielding) but failed to build on it in four further runs for Willie McCreery; betting to guide on stable/AW/handicap debut.

14/1

6th

3

(11)

24th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:25 Leopardstown

Firm Handshake

9st 8lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: W McCreery

Close third in a Cork maiden on debut in April; has failed to build on that in three starts since and others preferred here.

12/1

Form: 08

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten in both maiden starts to date and needs this for a handicap mark.

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

15

(10)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Navan

Status Green

9st 2lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph G Murphy

Beaten under 4l in a couple of handicaps last summer but his form has steadily gone cold; getting away from heavy ground should at least help.

14/1

12th

18

(8)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

17:12 Leopardstown

Status Green

9st 3lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Joseph G Murphy

Signs of ability last summer but improvement was not sustained; lacks a recent run and makes little appeal.

16/1

Form: 00

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Showed ability without threatening in maidens at Dundalk and Leopardstown; needs this for a mark but not impossible for him to get in the shake-up.

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

11th

1

(9)

9th Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 160y

19:40 Sligo

New Route

10st 2lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: S M Duffy

Just a glimpse of ability in maidens over further for Ross O'Sullivan; cheekpieces need to have a positive effect for h'cap/stable debut.

20/1

8th

6

(4)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 40y

16:45 Killarney

New Route

9st 8lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Has showing mild promise in maidens at Leopardstown and Limerick; less exposed than several of the main contenders and has potential for improvement.

13/2

7th

9

(3)

23rd Jun 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Limerick

New Route

9st 8lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Showed ability without threatening in maidens at Dundalk and Leopardstown; needs this for a mark but not impossible for him to get in the shake-up.

20/1

100/1

Form: 9-6

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Slowly away and finished last on both starts, latest at Roscommon early this month.

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

4th

7

(4)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

14:30 Tramore

Sparkit

9st 9lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: Andrew Slattery

soon led, faced challenge over 1f out, headed final 110yds, no extra and weakened towards finish

14/1

8th

7

(12)

31st Aug 2023

Good

1m 6f 0y

16:05 Navan

Sparkit

9st 6lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

soon prominent on outer

14/1

Form: 65

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Has shown ability on both starts although the return here to better ground should suit; unexposed and could improve enough to play a hand.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

12

(5)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Rival Queen

9st 3lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Some decent maiden efforts but was beaten a long way on handicap debut at Galway last time; has to improve for switch to AW.

18/1

17th

6

(18)

4th Aug 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 98y

19:40 Galway

Rival Queen

9st 13lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Promising debut in a Naas maiden but not at the same sort of level at Limerick twice since; tongue-tie needs to spark a revival and she's drawn wider than ideal.

20/1

9th

16

(10)

23rd Jun 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Limerick

Rival Queen

9st 3lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Has shown ability on both starts although the return here to better ground should suit; unexposed and could improve enough to play a hand.

5/1

Form: 8

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten on debut in a 1m1f maiden at Gowran and one of the least likely here.

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

16th

5

(14)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Gallo Dell Cielo

9st 5lb

J: Robyn Donaghue-Leahy

T: Patrick J Flynn

Showed a bit more on the AW three weeks ago when midfield in a 7f maiden; could have a future in handicaps.

33/1

8th

6

(1)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Gallo Dell Cielo

9st 9lb

J: Robyn Donaghue-Leahy

T: Patrick J Flynn

Modest efforts in two turf maidens; off 217 days and hard to fancy.

100/1

10th

5

(13)

23rd Jun 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Limerick

Gallo Dell Cielo

9st 8lb

J: Robyn Donaghue-Leahy

T: Patrick J Flynn

Soundly beaten on debut in a 1m1f maiden at Gowran and one of the least likely here.

66/1

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dam showed little but is closely related to US Graded stakes-placed winner Jeremy's Legacy; hooded for her debut and probably best watched.

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

10th

2

(4)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 59y

17:20 Roscommon

Annie

9st 3lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: James Andrew Fahey

midfield, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and weakened under 2f out

33/1

11th

13

(17)

23rd Jun 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Limerick

Annie

9st 3lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: James Andrew Fahey

Dam showed little but is closely related to US Graded stakes-placed winner Jeremy's Legacy; hooded for her debut and probably best watched.

50/1

13

(12)

3rd May 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:50 Gowran Park

Annie

9st 3lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: James Andrew Fahey

Dam showed little but is closely related to US Graded stakes-placed winner Jeremy's Legacy; best watched on debut.

50/1

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fourth foal; half-brother to winners Sarshampla (5f including 2yo/AW; RPR 93), Rhebus Road (1m2f/1m4f Flat, 78; 2m hurdle) and Teajan (Belgian/German 4.7f-6f); dam unplaced 5f-1m (57), half-sister to Group-placed 7f-1m2f winner Elleval; unusual for this trainer to have a newcomer in a race like this; worth a market watch.

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

6

(9)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:35 Sligo

Saffronandblue

9st 10lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Martin Brassil

Reappeared last month nicely improved to get off the mark at Leopardstown over 1m1f (heavy), coming off the pace to win with fair bit in hand; 10lb rise for that but more than likely has more to offer over this longer trip.

7/2

1st

11

(1)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

16:50 Leopardstown

Saffronandblue

9st 2lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Martin Brassil

Didn't seem to stay 1m1f at Gowran in October when last seen; remains unexposed but may just need this.

12/1

6th

9

(16)

16th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 100y

15:50 Gowran Park

Saffronandblue

9st 0lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Martin Brassil

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders over 3f out, disputing second 2f out, weakened final furlong

25/1

66/1

Form: 6

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Well-beaten on debut at Gowran earlier this month; not a lot to separate him and stablemate Gallo Del Cielo on that running; makes little appeal.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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13th

6

(14)

23rd Jun 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Limerick

Highland Sam

9st 8lb

J: Alan Persse

T: Patrick J Flynn

Well-beaten on debut at Gowran earlier this month; not a lot to separate him and stablemate Gallo Del Cielo on that running; makes little appeal.

66/1

6th

4

(2)

5th Jun 2023

Good

1m 1f 100y

15:37 Gowran Park

Highland Sam

9st 8lb

J: Alan Persse

T: Patrick J Flynn

Ninth foal; closely related to 1m6f AW winner Bealach (RPR 74), half-brother to five winners including Finglass (French 1m/1m2f including AW; 77), Crevecoeur (French 1m) and Leggendario (Italian 7.5f 2yo); dam Italian 6f-1m winner; one of two newcomers from this yard.

40/1

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second foal; dam maiden, runner-up over 1m (RPR 51), half-sister to winners Cyrus Dallin (6f-1m), Haarib (6f-10.5f), Rita The Cheetah (5f AW 2yo) and Angry Duffy (7f-9.7f) out of 6f-1m winner; a bit of speed on the dam's side; unlikely to shake up the principals.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

18th

17

(17)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:35 Navan

Navajo River

9st 4lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Luke Comer

200-1 winner of a Roscommon maiden last season but underwhelming form since; others preferred.

40/1

11th

3

(11)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Navajo River

9st 12lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Luke Comer

towards rear

10/1

5th

3

(5)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Navajo River

9st 6lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Luke Comer

dwelt start, towards rear of midfield, headway towards far side over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never on terms

25/1

15th
7 (2)
Im Ghosted

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third foal; dam 1m1f winner (RPR 76) out of half-sister to Italian St Leger winner Spanish Hidalgo and useful 7f-1m2f winner Spanish Duke from family of Mtoto; newcomer from a middle distance family; best watched this time.

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Date / Going /
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

4

(3)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 40y

17:50 Killarney

Im Ghosted

9st 8lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: P A Fahy

100-1 when finishing with only one behind him first time out at Limerick last month; safe to rule out

66/1

15th

7

(2)

23rd Jun 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Limerick

Im Ghosted

9st 8lb

J: James Ryan

T: P A Fahy

Third foal; dam 1m1f winner (RPR 76) out of half-sister to Italian St Leger winner Spanish Hidalgo and useful 7f-1m2f winner Spanish Duke from family of Mtoto; newcomer from a middle distance family; best watched this time.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Gleneagles gelding cost 12,000Euros as a yearling; third foal; dam unraced half-sister to French 12.5f Group 2 winner Freedonia, family of Breeders' Cup Mile winner Domedriver; newcomer probably best watched.

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14th

17

12th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 103y

Class 2

17:15 Aintree

Eagles Reign

10st 13lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Flat maiden with a very modest mark but has come on a ton over hurdles, making a successful handicap debut at Punchestown and toughing it out well to take second of 13 finishers in the juvenile handicap at Cheltenham (also 2m on heavy); has a sharper test to cope with this time but has conditions in his favour and is going the right way.

12/1

2nd

13

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 87y

Class 1

16:50 Cheltenham

Eagles Reign

11st 1lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Way inferior to a few of these on the Flat; got off the mark over hurdles at the fourth attempt in a heavy-ground handicap at Punchestown in January but this race demands oh so much more from him.

66/1

1st

2

29th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 30y

13:40 Punchestown

Eagles Reign

11st 9lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Ross O’Sullivan

led narrowly or disputed lead, briefly headed before 3 out, headed when not fluent 2 out, soon shaken up and led again, faced challenge when ridden and kept on well after last

9/2

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Payout
Exacta €45.00
Straight Forecast €26.20
Trifecta €94.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Farnborough

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Farnborough

TOPSPEED:

Farnborough

POSTDATA:

Farnborough

The Irish Sun:

Farnborough