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19:20 Roscommon

Good To Yielding

Sweeney Oil Handicap

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  • 1m 2f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Sweeney Oil Handicap

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.50
  • Place: £3.00

Form: /0510- C

Last run: 296 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

In a first-time visor when successful at last year's Galway Festival but wasn't so good at the Curragh in September and absent since; returns in no headgear.

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

12th

9

(4)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Soaring Monarch

9st 6lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Peter Fahey

towards rear throughout

25/1

15th

10

(14)

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 0y

17:05 Leopardstown

Soaring Monarch

9st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Peter Fahey

Won at Roscommon on reappearance but limitations seemingly exposed in three strong handicaps subsequently; what might help is today's step up in trip but others are more intriguing.

25/1

9th

11

(1)

10th Sep 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:45 Curragh

Soaring Monarch

9st 1lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Peter Fahey

dwelt start, towards rear, headway into midfield after 3f

25/1

2nd
10 (12)
Chavajod

14/1

  • Place: £11.00

Form: -96010 C

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Beat 19 rivals for a winning stable debut at Leopardstown (1m, good; first-time cheekpieces) but a 9lb higher mark was surely a factor in his defeat there 26 days ago.

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

3rd

2

(11)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Chavajod

9st 9lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: D P Coakley

soon midfield, lost position when outpaced towards near side 2f out, ran on final 110yds, nearest finish

8/1

5th

6

(2)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:05 Dundalk (AW)

Chavajod

8st 13lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: D P Coakley

Dual C&D winner this winter including narrowly holding Hightimeyouwon; behind that rival when only fourth a fortnight ago in similar contest off revised mark and handicapper just may have his measure now.

8/1

4th

6

(12)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Chavajod

9st 10lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: D P Coakley

prominent, pressed leaders towards near side under 2f out, kept on

5/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: -53211

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Thoroughly exposed but bang in form after winning his last two, over 1m at Gowran and 1m1f at the Curragh on Friday; penalised for that latest win but he can deal with this mark.

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

12th

15

(14)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Leopardstown

Kodiac Prince

9st 2lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Thomas Cleary

Won back-to-back handicaps last June, now back just below his last winning mark; no sign of his best form on his last seven starts last season.

25/1

13th

3

(8)

21st Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Listowel

Kodiac Prince

10st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: Thomas Cleary

Won back-to-back earlier in the summer and is coming back down towards his last winning mark but no real signs of a revival of late; handles conditions and has a squeak.

14/1

8th

7

(14)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

14:20 Punchestown

Kodiac Prince

9st 10lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Thomas Cleary

Was in fine form earlier this season, winning at Curragh and Gowran; held by the handicapper since although recent efforts have been over 1m2f which stretches him; back at probably his best trip here so don't rule out; draw not great.

10/1

Form: 115-26

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Two wins last July at about 1m, a maiden and a handicap (1lb higher); encouraging first run after being gelded at Sligo (1m2f) and Gowran next time didn't go to plan; considered.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

5

(1)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

19:20 Roscommon

Sir Antonino

9st 9lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

prominent, pushed along disputing third 3f out, went second under 2f out, ridden and kept on final furlong, lost two places towards finish

7/2

6th

2

(2)

5th Jun 2023

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:37 Gowran Park

Sir Antonino

10st 3lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

in touch with leaders towards far side

4/1

2nd

1

(5)

16th May 2023

Yielding

1m 2f 94y

19:20 Sligo

Sir Antonino

10st 2lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Came good last summer with wins in a Limerick maiden and Galway handicap (both at 1m on goodish ground in blinkers); only 2lb higher than for that last win and being gelded could bring him on some more.

4/1

5th
8 (10)
Spy

9/1

Form: 95616- BF

Last run: 364 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Flat exploits in Britain for the Johnstons needs respecting and he's been no worse than fourth in three hurdles for this yard; only a 4yo and dangerous to dismiss.

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

10th

5

(1)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Spy

9st 12lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: C Byrnes

midfield

16/1

9th

6

(10)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Spy

9st 7lb

J: Calum Hogan

T: C Byrnes

in touch with leaders, raced wide over 2f out, soon dropped to midfield, no impression from over 1f out

7/1

3rd

4

(13)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Spy

10st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: C Byrnes

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent in chasing group 2f out, ran on well and briefly went second inside final 110yds, lost second towards finish

20/1

10/1

Form: 12-685 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Stays further than this and was just found wanting for a change of pace when a close fifth over this far at Down Royal ten days ago; still needs considering after that pleasing show.

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

6th

3

(11)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

19:20 Roscommon

Hazy Mehmory

9st 11lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: G M Lyons

took keen hold, soon led, pushed along and headed 2f out, weakened final furlong

10/1

5th

5

(6)

24th Jun 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 75y

15:45 Down Royal

Hazy Mehmory

9st 0lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

held up in rear

7/1

8th

1

(8)

8th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 4f 180y

20:00 Leopardstown

Hazy Mehmory

10st 2lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: G M Lyons

Down Royal maiden winner over an extended 1m2f last summer; plenty of weight here but should be sharper as a result of last month's seasonal debut over 1m2f at this venue.

7/1

14/1

Form: 100-68 C

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Has struggled with her mark since winning by clear daylight at Roscommon last August and her trainer now turns to blinkers.

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

7th

4

(7)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

19:20 Roscommon

Disco Boots

9st 10lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Peter Fahey

in touch with leaders, ridden and outpaced under 2f out, no extra 1f out

14/1

8th

2

(9)

26th Jun 2023

Good

1m 4f 169y

21:20 Ballinrobe

Disco Boots

9st 11lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Peter Fahey

Shot up the handicap after winning by 4l at Roscommon last summer over this trip; hasn't been near that form in three starts since and is still 8lb above that mark.

12/1

6th

3

(7)

30th Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 2f 121y

16:55 Sligo

Disco Boots

9st 5lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Peter Fahey

Won her second race when taking a 1m4f Roscommon handicap last summer but well held twice afterwards, stiff task in Listed company second occasion; seemingly has a bit to find off this mark.

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 3180-8

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Winner of a Galway maiden last summer but not a lot to shout about since then, with him in rear throughout at Ballinrobe last week.

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

8th

4

(6)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

15:25 Galway

Saraqael

9st 9lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Peter Fahey

Maiden winner (1m) at last year's festival but has been struggling in handicaps this campaign and well held over hurdles of late; reduced mark but remains opposable.

12/1

8th

4

(6)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

15:25 Galway

Saraqael

9st 9lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Peter Fahey

in rear throughout

12/1

0

11

7th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:15 Fairyhouse

Saraqael

10st 11lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Peter Fahey

Won a Flat maiden at last year's Galway festival; yet to shine over hurdles; can probably do better but hard to see him beating his elders here.

20/1

Form: 8/17-6 D

Last run: 75 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

The ground was heavy when winning a 1m2f handicap at Navan in October; dropped away at Tipperary (1m4f, yielding) and either he needed the run or perhaps failed to stay; better expected.

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

4th

2

(1)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:37 Curragh

Bridge Of Dawn

10st 0lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

raced in second and pressed leader, led again after 4f, clear under 3f out, headed under 2f out, weakened final furlong

7/1

2nd

7

17th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 184y

17:25 Gowran Park

Bridge Of Dawn

9st 3lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

took keen hold, pressed leader, led after 1f, switched left and raced wide after 2f, switched right before halfway, ridden when headed under 2f out, kept on, no match for winner

12/1

Form: 061815 D

Last run: 49 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Has won two of her last three handicaps but she loves the mud and was found wanting on good to yielding at Sligo the last time.

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

3rd

2

(4)

24th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 1f 96y

18:40 Ballinrobe

Persian Queen

10st 1lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Ms Joanna Morgan

Twice a winner this season on testing ground over 1m; probably too high in the ratings now to judge from runs at Roscommon and Killarney.

10/1

7th

2

(15)

18th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 30y

18:45 Killarney

Persian Queen

10st 2lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Ms Joanna Morgan

Twice a winner this season on testing ground over 1m; went up 18lb though (16lb higher here) and might just be in the handicapper's grip for now.

12/1

10/1

Form: 10144- C BF

Last run: 246 days

W: 9st 6lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Multiple winner under both codes; 1m6f winner last year and didn't run badly over hurdles during the winter; lacking a run perhaps not ideal.

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

1st

21

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Leopardstown

Lord Erskine

10st 1lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: H Rogers

Won a valuable Flat handicap at the Curragh in September and carried that form over to hurdling; went closest when second to Harvard Guy over 2m4f at Navan but well below that form against the same rival two weeks ago; strong pace will suit and could go well at a big price.

33/1

6th

9

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 4f 0y

13:55 Navan

Lord Erskine

11st 2lb

J: J J Slevin

T: H Rogers

towards rear

5/1

2nd

7

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:10 Navan

Lord Erskine

10st 7lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: H Rogers

in touch with leaders, smooth headway after 2 out, went second and pressed leader approaching last, no impression run-in

8/1

10/1

Form: 00-006

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

No win since a debut success in 2021 and has been no more than okay this season in 1m-1m2f handicaps.

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

16th

2

(20)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:35 Leopardstown

Giselles Ausie

10st 2lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

raced wide

22/1

12th

13

(8)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

19:20 Roscommon

Giselles Ausie

9st 0lb

J: W J Lee

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear of midfield

10/1

6th

7

(6)

15th Jun 2023

Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:00 Leopardstown

Giselles Ausie

9st 8lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield

25/1

Form: /3289-

Last run: 270 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Placed on the Flat for Joseph O'Brien but hasn't been pulling up any trees for this yard over hurdles.

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

8

27th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Chilled Out

9st 9lb

T: Alexandra Dunn

0

1

(3)

21st Dec 2023

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 6

14:38 Southwell (AW)

Chilled Out

10st 2lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Alexandra Dunn

prominent, lost position 4f out

50/1

14th

14

(11)

20th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Chilled Out

8st 11lb

J: Morgan Cole

T: Alexandra Dunn

Promise at up to 1m4f for Joseph O'Brien last year; modest hurdler for J B Broderick this year; changed hands for £6,000 in September; plenty to prove upped to 2m on stable debut; tongue tied for the first time.

50/1

Form: 3/340-

Last run: 371 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

7f maiden winner on the AW and afterwards ran well in a 1m1f handicap; formerly with Ger Lyons and makes debut for this stable after an absence; bought for 27,000euros.

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

14th

14

(6)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

19:20 Roscommon

Knocklane Lass

8st 13lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: John C McConnell

midfield

40/1

13th

10

(14)

28th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 2f 44y

18:40 Roscommon

Knocklane Lass

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

always towards rear

8/1

4th

5

(8)

9th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:15 Leopardstown

Knocklane Lass

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

held up in rear, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and steady headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, went fourth towards finish

100/30

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Payout
Exacta €4277.00
Straight Forecast €2425.50
Tricast €7842.70
Trifecta €14339.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Sir Antonino

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Hazy Mehmory

TOPSPEED:

Knocklane Lass

POSTDATA:

Sir Antonino

The Irish Sun:

Sir Antonino