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Guinness Apprentice Handicap (Div II)

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

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

20/1 (Won)

Form: 0-8530

Last run: 30 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Third behind Blue Peak here in May but has since finished last at Listowel and is now 0-42.

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

1st

8

(11)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

16:15 Leopardstown

Manhattan Dandy

9st 6lb

J: James Ryan

T: Thomas Coyle

prominent, challenging going best from 2f out, led when ridden over 1f out, ran on

10/1

6th

5

(1)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Naas

Manhattan Dandy

9st 10lb

J: James Ryan

T: Thomas Coyle

Broke a long losing streak when winning twice last season; acts on any ground and should come on for his return at Dundalk two weeks ago; could be a contender.

8/1

12th

10

(12)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Manhattan Dandy

9st 1lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Thomas Coyle

Two wins last year include making all on heavy ground at Bellewstown in September off this mark; managed a good follow-up effort at Gowran on similar ground; suited by testing conditions; 0-13 AW record is a negative.

16/1

16/1

Form: /08728

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Runner-up over 1m at Gowran in May but well held since then under both codes.

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

12th

13

(16)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

14:00 Bellewstown

Leviosa

8st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Seamus Fahey

midfield

8/1

5th

11

(9)

4th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 55y

16:37 Roscommon

Leviosa

8st 13lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Seamus Fahey

midfield

11/2

6th

18

(15)

16th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 100y

19:10 Gowran Park

Leviosa

9st 2lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Seamus Fahey

First reserve; C&D winner two years ago hasn't added to that win but twice runner-up this year including here; one to consider if getting a run.

3rd
2 (10)
Blue Peak

4/1

Form: 0-7918 CD BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Didn't appear to stay 1m1f when beaten favourite at Leopardstown having won over C&D; considered.

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2nd

21

(21)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:15 Curragh

Blue Peak

8st 7lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 2f out, went second inside final furlong, soon no chance with winner, kept on

11/1

2nd

3

(9)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:57 Curragh

Blue Peak

9st 12lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

towards rear, headway waiting for room under 2f out, went third 1f out, ran on and went second towards finish, no match for winner

6/1

20/1

Form: 600-00

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Beaten under 10l in all five handicaps but without posing a genuine threat; now exposed.

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13th

6

(9)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Rock Dandy

9st 10lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: P J F Murphy

Disappointed in his hat-trick bid at Listowel last time, possibly finding the ground too soft; needs to be equally as effective on AW to land a blow here from career-high mark.

7/1

10th

5

(15)

19th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 15y

14:40 Listowel

Rock Dandy

9st 11lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: P J F Murphy

Getting there before narrow Cork, Roscommon wins; ground to suit but races handy and draw not favourable now; promising young rider takes over; stable of Lucky Queen.

7/1

1st

6

(4)

4th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 55y

16:02 Roscommon

Rock Dandy

9st 7lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: P J F Murphy

prominent, went second halfway, ridden and led narrowly over 1f out, faced challenge inside final furlong, kept on well final 110yds

7/2

Form: -00874

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Sole win came on AW in Britain back in 2020; might be finding his level for current yard after a good fourth at Down Royal (in the van throughout).

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

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

OUR TIP

Form: 00-049

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

3lb beneath her last winning mark (last June) and not disgraced the last twice, especially when fourth of 20 at Leopardstown (1m); must have a chance.

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

9th

4

(11)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Approach

9st 13lb

J: Danny Power

T: W McCreery

C&D win in November and only just failed to follow up month later before finishing midfield over C&D last month; others more likely.

10/1

7th

14

(7)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Approach

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

midfield

7/1

2nd

1

(5)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Approach

10st 2lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: W McCreery

in touch with leaders, headway and challenging over 1f out, soon ridden, briefly disputed lead inside final 110yds, just held

6/1

33/1

Form: 0600-0 CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Likes testing ground and conditions were soft to heavy when beaten under a length in this last year; lightly raced in the meantime but hasn't shown much.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

14

(3)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Vormir

9st 0lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Fergal Birrane

Fair sixth over 1m at Naas in July; inconsistent and could run over any trip, last of 18 over 1m4f at Galway in October last time; not much appeal and tried in first-time headgear here.

50/1

18th

17

(1)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:35 Galway

Vormir

8st 12lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Fergal Birrane

Fair sixth over 1m at Naas three starts back; uneven form; not sure to be suited by trip; two wins gained at 6f in 2019 and over an extended 7f in 2020.

25/1

18th

17

(1)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:35 Galway

Vormir

8st 12lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Fergal Birrane

Fair sixth over 1m at Naas three starts back; uneven form; not sure to be suited by trip; two wins gained at 6f in 2019 and over an extended 7f in 2020.

25/1

Form: 85078-

Last run: 207 days

W: 8st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Exposed four-time winner; not beaten all that far when favourite for this race 12 months ago and, while he lacks a run this time, he does go well when fresh.

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

9th

4

20th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Listowel

Hell Left Loose

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Vincent Carroll

Four-time sprint winner on the Flat looks best watched on hurdling debut with stamina a worry.

66/1

9th

9

(2)

12th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Laytown

Hell Left Loose

9st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Vincent Carroll

Won four for Denis Hogan including this race in 2021; second on yard debut over 7f last year but unplaced since and behind a couple of these at Naas last month; return to the beach needs to spark a revival.

12/1

12th

21

(4)

27th Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 205y

15:50 Naas

Hell Left Loose

9st 0lb

J: Tom Kiely-Marshall

T: Vincent Carroll

Didn't run badly twice last month but needs to find a little more; tongue-tie and blinkers tried.

20/1

Form: 60009

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Came from some way back into midfield on recent handicap debut at the Curragh over slightly shorter; could have more to offer under a more positive ride.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

10

(12)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Famous Enough

8st 12lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Liam G O’Brien

Maiden after 10 starts hasn't shown enough lately to be of interest.

22/1

13th

7

(10)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Famous Enough

8st 13lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Liam G O’Brien

Caught the eye on handicap debut at the Curragh back in June but hasn't built on that; new headgear combination for first try on AW.

20/1

Form: -98344

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Respectable efforts in her three handicaps (7f-1m) without looking ahead of her mark; unlikely to be too far away once more.

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

8th

14

(11)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Snowdonia Song

8st 10lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: J S Bolger

Minor promise earlier in the year but really struggling for form lately.

33/1

12th

15

(12)

17th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 75y

16:15 Gowran Park

Snowdonia Song

8st 9lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: J S Bolger

midfield, in touch with leaders when pushed along over 3f out, soon ridden on near side of group, weakening when switched right under 2f out

14/1

6th

14

(2)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

17:15 Punchestown

Snowdonia Song

8st 7lb

J: Yudish Geerdharry

T: J S Bolger

Managed three respectable runs earlier in the season, all at Gowran; needs to step up on more recent form; first time beyond 1m, which may help to bring out the best in her.

10/1

11th
14 (3)
Tashim

20/1

Form: 709-90

Last run: 90 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Went close at Gowran last June and another solid effort next time; not a lot to shout about since then.

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

15th

14

(7)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 40y

19:20 Killarney

Tashim

8st 12lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Eoin Doyle

Went close at Gowran last summer but yet to hit form this campaign; cheekpieces now tried; 3lb wrong.

16/1

11th

14

(3)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 59y

18:20 Roscommon

Tashim

8st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Eoin Doyle

towards rear of midfield, ridden 2f out, waiting for room 1f out, kept on, never dangerous

20/1

10th

10

(14)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

17:52 Leopardstown

Tashim

9st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Eoin Doyle

Maiden was touched off over 1m at Gowran last June; not as good since but fitter for recent AW spin and had some good runs on soft ground in his younger days.

20/1

Form: 078

Last run: 55 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

No closer than about 10l in her qualifying runs, all over 7f; cheekpieces applied for handicap debut and may show more.

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

19

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 165y

14:10 Fairyhouse

Curzon Queen

10st 7lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: H Smyth

0-12 on the Flat; huge price when pulled up on hurdling/stable debut at Navan.

200/1

12

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Navan

Curzon Queen

10st 11lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: H Smyth

0-12 on the Flat and showed a modest level of form; not bred for this.

66/1

13th

13

(1)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Curzon Queen

9st 1lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Daniel James Murphy

Maiden 0-11 for Kieran Cotter, pick of form when close third over C&D in October; needs to improve on recent runs now for new trainer but prospects from low draw.

14/1

Form: -00000

Last run: 18 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

No wins in 11 and he's had plenty of chances in handicaps from 6f to 1m; opposable.

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

11th

15

(16)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Pollanassa

9st 11lb

T: R P Cody

Regressive after showing early promise in maidens for Kevin Coleman; down the field over longer trips at this track on his two most recent outings; first reserve.

10

(6)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Pollanassa

9st 0lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: R P Cody

Regressive after showing early promise in maidens for Kevin Coleman; two fair runs on turf in September; moderate display here last month.

33/1

14th
3 (15)
Crystal Pool

33/1

Form: 60470-

Last run: 306 days

W: 9st 4lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Won two handicaps over 1m last season; struggling to find her best form this year and now with a new trainer.

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

13th

12

(3)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Crystal Pool

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Patrick Martin

Tricky mare has won twice on turf but only two placed efforts from 18 starts here; well held by Old Peculier on latest C&D form.

25/1

8th

10

(12)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Crystal Pool

8st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: Patrick Martin

Dual turf winner in 2021 but has been regressive for quite a while now, unseating rider leaving stalls here a fortnight ago, 40-1 chance then; AW record now reads, 0-17, placed only twice.

33/1

33/1

Form: 0009-0

Last run: 42 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

No wins in ten and was tailed off on debut for this yard at Gowran; risky proposition in new headgear.

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

15th

15

(14)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 59y

18:20 Roscommon

The Rabbit Catcher

8st 13lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: P Cluskey

towards rear of midfield, pushed along and dropped to rear 2f out, soon no extra

33/1

16th

16

(5)

23rd May 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:10 Gowran Park

The Rabbit Catcher

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: P Cluskey

towards rear, reminders early

20/1

9th

16

(19)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

15:30 Gowran Park

The Rabbit Catcher

8st 11lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

raced wide, prominent, pushed along and briefly went second home turn, ridden and weakened over 1f out

20/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Kratos

The Irish Sun:

Snowdonia Song

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Kratos

POSTDATA:

Kratos