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Good To Yielding

Guinness Apprentice Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £6004.42
  • 0m 7f 59y
  • 15 runners
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Guinness Apprentice Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £8.00
  • Place: £2.50

Form: 394218

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

4lb higher than when scraping home at Gowran (1m, good) and never really threatened to follow up at Limerick; perhaps vulnerable off this mark.

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

10th

2

(10)

12th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Laytown

Barnhill Rose

11st 0lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Adrian Brendan Joyce

Grand mare at her own level; gained third win of the season at Roscommon (7f) last week, value for more; probably still fairly treated but vulnerable back in trip (never run over 6f).

6/1

1st

2

(5)

4th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 55y

16:37 Roscommon

Barnhill Rose

9st 11lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Adrian Brendan Joyce

led, headed and raced in second after 1f, pushed along and led again 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on towards finish

7/2

4/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form: 6-2864

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced 3yo who responded well to blinkers when a 2l fourth over a bit shorter at Limerick (yielding to soft); that's something he might build on.

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

6th

8

(6)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Bath

Emorcee

9st 3lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Robert Stephens

towards rear

14/1

9th

7

(1)

21st Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:00 Kempton (AW)

Emorcee

9st 3lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Robert Stephens

0-11 in Ireland and failed to beat a rival when starting out for new connections over C&D three weeks ago; this is easier but can't support with headgear still missing.

20/1

7

(1)

31st Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:30 Kempton (AW)

Emorcee

8st 9lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Robert Stephens

0-11 in Ireland but he did finish second on four occasions, most recently in a maiden claimer in September (6f); stays this far but others appeal more on this stable debut.

12/1

10/1

  • Place: £7.50

Form: 44-040

Last run: 43 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Longstanding maiden but produced a decent penultimate effort at Gowran (1m, yielding) and there were physical excuses here last time; has placed form off higher marks.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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12th

13

(3)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Pallasmore Lass

8st 12lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Paul W Flynn

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

12/1

7th

12

(1)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Pallasmore Lass

8st 13lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Paul W Flynn

in touch with leaders on inner early, dropped to midfield after 2f, lost position when outpaced over 3f out, headway towards far side over 1f out, kept on

12/1

Form: 0-0000

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Five-time winner but no wins in the last two years and it's been a struggle this season.

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

7th

4

(15)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:57 Curragh

Trueba

9st 12lb

J: Calum Hogan

T: Edmond Daniel Linehan

midfield, keeping on when bit short of room under 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, never on terms

14/1

5th

4

(10)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

14:00 Bellewstown

Trueba

9st 12lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Edmond Daniel Linehan

prominent, disputing second halfway, outpaced under 2f out, weakened from over 1f out

7/1

25/1

Form: 010003

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

33-1 Cork winner in May (7f) and back to something like that form when close up at Limerick latest (1m); not the most consistent but has a big run in her.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

7

(3)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Purring Along

9st 4lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Lee Smyth

midfield

25/1

13th

9

(3)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:50 Galway

Purring Along

9st 1lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: S M Duffy

Both wins have come over this trip on testing ground, notably here last month off basement 47 mark; has struggled off revised mark since and opposable.

14/1

13th

9

(3)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:50 Galway

Purring Along

9st 1lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: S M Duffy

Both wins have come over this trip on testing ground, notably here last month off basement 47 mark; has struggled off revised mark since and opposable.

14/1

Form: -76324

Last run: 43 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Only 2-33 (both wins on AW) and can lack concentration at the business end, as has been evident of late; consistent though and needs considering each-way.

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

10th

12

(14)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Designer Cailin

8st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Patrick Martin

Lost her way around here since the turf season and drawn wide after 98 days off.

25/1

9

(14)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Designer Cailin

9st 0lb

J: James Ryan

T: Patrick Martin

Dual winner on this surface; running okay without threatening in similar handicaps at about 1m; steps up in trip but needs more.

14/1

Form: 0-1925 CD BF

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

C&D winner in May when beating Barnhill Rose; holding his form well and was doing his best work late at Down Royal most recently; considered.

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

17th

5

(2)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

15:00 Curragh

Swiss Army Officer

9st 4lb

J: Calum Hogan

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

in touch with leaders towards far side

8/1

3rd

11

(18)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

17:25 Cork

Swiss Army Officer

9st 2lb

J: Emma Murphy

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

soon prominent, went second after 3f, led over 2f out, headed over 1f out, no extra towards finish

14/1

Form: 8-0673

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

0-24 but has plenty of placed form on the board and he wasn't far away at Down Royal latest (7f, good); could be thereabouts and cheekpieces are a first.

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

3rd

4

(5)

12th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:15 Laytown

I Know I Can

10st 3lb

J: Daniel King

T: Fergal Birrane

started quickly, led narrowly, headed and lost second over 1f out, soon no extra, no match for first two

25/1

15th

10

(8)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 187y

16:35 Bellewstown

I Know I Can

9st 5lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Fergal Birrane

soon led, headed but prominent halfway, weakened quickly 2f out

25/1

20/1

Form: 006

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Confined to sprint trips thus far and it was over 5f when showing a bit more last time at Cork; handicap debut.

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

5th

6

(7)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

15:10 Bellewstown

Giocoso

9st 4lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

towards rear throughout, detached from under 2f out

33/1

14th

19

(11)

2nd Sep 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

14:50 Navan

Giocoso

8st 7lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

Well held so far in handicaps although good early pace at Naas last weekend suggests this trip could suit; visor tried.

25/1

8th

17

(19)

27th Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 205y

15:50 Naas

Giocoso

9st 1lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

Yet to threaten in three maidens and three handicaps; others preferred.

20/1

Form: 0-0054 BF

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Only 1-30 but last couple of runs were perfectly respectable, at about 6f at the Curragh and Carlisle; returning to further looks the right move.

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

10th

10

(4)

5th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Tammany Hall

8st 9lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Phil McEntee

Poor strike-rate; went close on his stable debut in August (6f, soft) and after three poor runs he offered a bit more when in midfield over 6f here on Saturday; others look stronger.

33/1

6th

10

(7)

30th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Tammany Hall

9st 3lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Phil McEntee

Poor strike-rate; went close in a weak race on his stable debut last month (6f, soft) but he's not beaten a rival in three runs since.

33/1

8th

8

(10)

21st Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 3y

Class 6

18:10 Yarmouth

Tammany Hall

8st 9lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Phil McEntee

1-36; did go close at Lingfield (6f, soft) on yard debut in August but has failed to beat a rival in two outings here since; visored first time.

20/1

20/1

Form: 970-73

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Has raced mostly at sprint trips but she was keeping on over 1m at Gowran last time so stamina is no issue; could go well.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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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

OUR TIP

12/1

Form: -10060 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Won over 7f on heavy on seasonal debut at Leopardstown but hit and miss since then and not entirely certain what to expect from him; chance if on a going day.

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

13th

3

(14)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Asisaid

10st 0lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: P J F Murphy

held up in rear

16/1

14th

2

(6)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

17:25 Cork

Asisaid

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: P J F Murphy

First-time blinkers triggered a return to form when winning over 1m at Naas (soft) two months ago; only 3lb higher so big shout should the headgear continue to work.

4/1

25/1

Form: 488-00

Last run: 76 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

On a competitive mark but a strike-rate of 2-30 reduces his appeal and he's performed moderately in both his runs this season.

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

1st

6

(18)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Zephron

9st 12lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Denis W Cullen

soon towards rear towards near side, headway when switched right 2f out, challenging when ridden inside final 110yds, ran on to lead towards finish

8/1

8th

10

(3)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Naas

Zephron

9st 4lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Denis W Cullen

Enjoyed an excellent second half to last season; up 15lb for a wide margin win in a Curragh handicap in November when last seen; trip and ground are fine and has a leading chance here.

5/1

1st

20

(11)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:15 Curragh

Zephron

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Denis W Cullen

midfield, headway up the centre 2f out, pushed along challenging over 1f out, led 1f out, shaken up and went clear inside final furlong, easily

12/1

Form: 98990-

Last run: 256 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

0-8 and yet to be placed at trips from 6f to 1m4f; makes stable debut with much to prove and lacks a recent run.

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

14th

14

(14)

15th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:40 Dundalk (AW)

Twins For Joy

8st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

midfield

12/1

9th

12

(7)

26th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

18:55 Naas

Twins For Joy

8st 13lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Adrian McGuinness

midfield

25/1

5th

10

(3)

24th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 1f 96y

17:10 Ballinrobe

Twins For Joy

8st 8lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Adrian McGuinness

Nothing to suggest she could feature unless cheekpieces make a huge difference to the form of this 48-rated filly.

25/1

33/1

Form: 906400

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

All her wins have come over sprint trips and she's worth taking on over this far.

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

16th

18

(1)

20th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:35 Curragh

Mass Gathering

8st 12lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: J G Murray

All her wins have come over sprint trips and still to convince over this far..

33/1

15th

9

(16)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 59y

17:50 Roscommon

Mass Gathering

9st 6lb

J: Calum Hogan

T: J G Murray

raced wide, midfield, pushed along and some headway over 2f out, ridden and weakened quickly over 1f out

33/1

12th

12

(2)

28th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Naas

Mass Gathering

8st 7lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: J G Murray

All her wins have come over sprint trips; 4lb wrong and has stamina to prove at this trip.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €525.00
Straight Forecast €686.40
Tricast €10607.90
Trifecta €14917.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

I Know I Can

SPOTLIGHT:

Swiss Army Officer

POSTDATA:

I Know I Can

The Irish Sun:

Swiss Army Officer