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20:25 Curragh

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Hartes Group Irish EBF Maiden

  • Prize money: £10442.48
  • 1m 2f 0y
  • 17 runners
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Hartes Group Irish EBF Maiden

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather:

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.50
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 985

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Excuse for his poor first run but has looked limited so far and seems vulnerable; however, the stable has won this race for the last three years, so perhaps premature to write him off.

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1st

10

(8)

30th Jun 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

20:25 Curragh

The Black Tiger

9st 8lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: A P O’Brien

raced in second

4/1

5th

11

(11)

27th May 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:25 Curragh

The Black Tiger

9st 8lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: A P O’Brien

Had excuses when favourite on debut (struck into and coughed post race) but showed more when eighth of 15 in a Cork maiden last month; stamina on the dam's side and may improve back up in trip with blinkers fitted.

15/2

3/1

  • Place: £3.30

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Galileo colt out of the outstanding Alpha Centauri; first foal; makes a belated debut; top-class pedigree, dam a sister to Group 1 winner Discoveries, half-sister to 1m Group 1 winner Alpine Star, is granddaughter of a dual Classic-winning daughter of Miesque.

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1st

6

(4)

12th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 0y

16:45 Leopardstown

Saturn

9st 4lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

led narrowly early, raced in second after 1f, challenging when ridden under 2f out, led again inside final furlong, briefly headed towards finish, just prevailed

13/2

5/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 3-

Last run: 252 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dead-heated for third behind two Aidan O'Brien colts at Dundalk on only start at two; definite chance providing he has made normal progress in the interim.

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2nd

14

(1)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Kadeen

9st 5lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

Off the mark at the third attempt in maidens when landing a 1m2f contest at the Curragh (runner-up has boosted the form); respectable handicap debut when placed at Roscommon and likely improver on AW debut.

5/1

3rd

6

(8)

4th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 3f 140y

18:15 Roscommon

Kadeen

9st 9lb

J: Ben Coen

T: M Halford & T Collins

raced in second, outpaced and lost second under 2f out, kept on and went third towards finish, no match for first two

3/1

1st

7

(8)

13th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

14:50 Curragh

Kadeen

9st 8lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

raced in second, pushed along to lead 2f out, soon ridden, ran green from over 1f out, idled inside final 110yds, just did enough

4/1

Form: 7-

Last run: 236 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Seventh in a 20-runner maiden over 1m at Naas last October; form ties in with Irish Derby runners Sprewell (who finished second) and White Birch (fifth); trainer also runs the unraced Cossack Chach.

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No Results Found

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dam won over 1m, from a family associated with some high-class fillies, tongue-tie on for debut; trainer has two other runners, so the market should clarify the picture.

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22th

23

(1)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

15:20 Curragh

Unassuming

9st 4lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Went into plenty of notebooks when coming from well back to finish fifth of 17 in 1m2f maiden here on Derby weekend; by Lope De Vega but scratched due to heavy ground in the autumn; tongue-tied for debut, not so here; trip might be too sharp but not ruled out.

5/2

6th
12 (10)
Ultra Fine

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to two winners; dam a Listed winner and a half-sister to the trainer's prolific Group winner Famous Name; potentially interesting.

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7th

9

(2)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

15:30 Punchestown

Ultra Fine

9st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Just denied in 1m3f Killarney maiden in July but took a backward step at the Curragh last month, keeping on after not clear run; visor fitted and dropped in trip here.

4/1

5th

9

(13)

13th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

14:50 Curragh

Ultra Fine

9st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

midfield

3/1

2nd

6

(3)

17th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 3f 35y

19:50 Killarney

Ultra Fine

9st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

midfield

5/1

Form: 9-

Last run: 371 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Showed some promise with mid-field run over 7f on her only start at two; entitled to need this.

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7th

8

(11)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:50 Dundalk (AW)

Rhodesia

9st 10lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

Lightly raced filly; AW/handicap debut; absent since last July but worth a market check having been given plenty of time to mature.

8/1

8th
11 (4)
Tommy Thug

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to two winners; unraced dam is from a solid family with plenty of stamina.

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3rd

14

(2)

2nd Sep 2023

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

17:40 Navan

Tommy Thug

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: A Oliver

Below best in first-time cheekpieces on latest (Earth Dance third) but earlier placings at Leopardstown and Down Royal give him place claims at least.

9/2

6th

10

(10)

19th Aug 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Curragh

Tommy Thug

9st 8lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: A Oliver

midfield, brief headway 2f out, soon outpaced, kept on final furlong

10/1

66/1

Form: 9

Last run: 39 days

W: 10st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Godolphin cast off in 2021; failed to threaten when a big price on belated debut at Roscommon; safe to rule out.

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13th

8

(5)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 5f 160y

19:25 Gowran Park

Tasayad

9st 8lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Gerard O’Leary

Hasn't been that threatening in his four handicaps (1m2f-1m4f); mark has dropped but perhaps not enough.

14/1

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Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to two winners including Ribchestina a debut juvenile scorer for Sheila Lavery at Naas and subsequently fourth to the Albany Stakes winner Porta Fortuna in a Group 3 event.

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25

30th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 149y

16:15 Punchestown

Cossack Chach

10st 3lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Immediate impact hurdling at Killarney last summer and just denied at Down Royal in November; well held in Grade 2 3yo hurdle over Christmas and has had time off since; inexperience a concern on handicap debut.

16/1

4

27th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 1

14:10 Chepstow

Cossack Chach

11st 0lb

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

25/1

Form: 5

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Huge price when a creditable fifth of 13 on debut at Gowran; that was promising but she is unlikely to be good enough in this company.

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14th

8

(18)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

17:05 Navan

Enas Choice

9st 6lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Comfortably held in maidens from 1m1f to 1m4f; enough to prove on handicap debut, not least her stamina for this far.

40/1

8th

6

(8)

12th Sep 2023

Yielding

1m 4f 42y

19:25 Galway

Enas Choice

9st 3lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Both starts over approx' 1m2f; some promise on Gowran debut but was below that level at the Curragh; probably one for handicaps.

40/1

11th

13

(2)

30th Jun 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

20:25 Curragh

Enas Choice

9st 3lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: T G McCourt

in touch with leaders

25/1

12th
16 (16)
Teorema

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Unraced dam closely related to Irish 1,000 Guineas/Yorkshire Oaks winner Pleascach; trainer operating a lower-than-average strike rate this season.

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3rd

10

(12)

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:55 Leopardstown

Teorema

9st 8lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

started quickly, led, headed but prominent towards far side 2f out, kept on, no match for first two

6/1

11th

20

(13)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 0y

15:35 Curragh

Teorema

9st 3lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: J S Bolger

raced in second

8/1

3rd

19

(19)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

17:25 Curragh

Teorema

9st 3lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

led, headed 1f out, rallied but lost second towards finish

16/1

13th
5 (17)
King Of Wessex

16/1

Form: 9

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Plenty to find with The Black Tiger on running over C&D just over a month ago.

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8th

5

(16)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

King Of Wessex

9st 11lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: A Oliver

Hasn't delivered on the promise of his debut and was beaten nearly 7l over C&D last time; 3lb lower but needs plenty more with a hood added.

16/1

6th

16

(12)

22nd Sep 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

King Of Wessex

9st 11lb

T: A Oliver

Second reserve; showed a glimpse of ability in maidens but has to improve on h'cap and AW debut.

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Half-brother to three winners; dam a French winner and a half-sister to Irish 1,000 Guineas winner Bethrah.

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3rd

3

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Limerick

San Guido

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

raced in second, pressed leader home turn, no impression when not fluent last, lost second towards finish

7/2

1st

4

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:03 Fairyhouse

San Guido

11st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

prominent, soon raced in third, good headway disputing lead 2 out, ridden to lead approaching last, soon clear, pushed out run-in

12/1

8th

12

28th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 112y

13:35 Naas

San Guido

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

raced in second, jumped right 1st, wandered on approach before 2nd, lost position after 2nd

14/1

33/1

Form: 90-9

Last run: 86 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Officially rated 57 after three maiden outings; major improvement needed in order to make her presence felt in a maiden at a premier track.

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15th

14

(9)

30th Jun 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

20:25 Curragh

Fancy Gloves

9st 3lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: J S Bolger

in rear

33/1

9th

5

(1)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

13:55 Leopardstown

Fancy Gloves

9st 3lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

Down the field in a couple of autumn maidens; likely to fare better in handicaps after this.

100/1

13th

15

(14)

25th Sep 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

13:25 Curragh

Fancy Gloves

9st 2lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

towards rear of midfield, pushed along towards rear 2f out, minor headway inside final furlong, never on terms

28/1

Form: 40

Last run: 48 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Remote fourth of five finishers on debut at Tipperary; towards the rear at Navan.

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14th

14

(12)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Sleepless Knight

8st 9lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: John Andrew Kinsella

Not beaten far in a couple of handicaps over this trip but below that level over 1m4f at Tramore; cheekpieces retained; needs improvement.

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Half-brother to Group-placed winner Coolnagree and to prolific scorer Holiday Magic, both by Dark Angel.

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10th

7

14th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 143y

17:20 Ballinrobe

Rio Doce

11st 0lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: John Andrew Kinsella

Huge price when in rear in 1m2f Curragh maiden on Derby weekend; dam placed over hurdles but can only be watched.

100/1

17th

6

(7)

30th Jun 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

20:25 Curragh

Rio Doce

9st 8lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: John Andrew Kinsella

Half-brother to Group-placed winner Coolnagree and to prolific scorer Holiday Magic, both by Dark Angel.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta €458.00
Straight Forecast €509.40
Trifecta €1662.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Kadeen

The Irish Sun:

Jupiter Rock