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17:15 Leopardstown

Yielding To Soft

Irish EBF Auction Series Maiden (IRE Incentive Race)

  • Prize money: £13053.1
  • 0m 7f 31y
  • 18 runners
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Irish EBF Auction Series Maiden (IRE Incentive Race)

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.80
  • Place: £2.60

Form: 6

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beaten 9l by exciting Ballydoyle prospect when sixth of 12 at the Curragh; merits consideration.

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4th

1

(5)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

14:52 Navan

Caught U Looking

9st 5lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Noel Meade

Fair sixth on debut at the Curragh; made significant progress to win his next two starts, a 5l defeat of a Ballydoyle-trained colt at Leopardstown, and 7f Group 3 Weld Park Stakes on soft ground at the Curragh; well supported for the Fillies' Mile but dropped away tamely into sixth behind Ylang Ylang; 3lb penalty here.

3/1

6th

3

(3)

13th Oct 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 1

16:10 Newmarket

Caught U Looking

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

Finished 9l behind Ylang Ylang on debut but has shown good progress to win both starts since, latest in Group 3 at the Curragh (7f, soft; led towards finish); should be suited by 1m and could well improve further.

10/1

1st

2

(7)

24th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Caught U Looking

9st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Noel Meade

midfield but in touch with leaders, nudged along and went third under 2f out, ridden and ran on well inside final furlong, led towards finish

5/2

4/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to I Siyou Baby who won three times over 1m (twice here) for this yard as 3yo; dam French 1m4f winner; holds a Group 2 entry.

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2nd

1

(5)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 50y

17:05 Cork

Stromberg

9st 12lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

in touch with leaders, headway when pushed along on near side of group up the centre from 2f out, soon ridden and went second, kept on but no match for winner

15/8

5th

6

(4)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

14:30 Curragh

Stromberg

9st 5lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

midfield, staying on when not clear run 2f out, kept on final furlong, never on terms

11/4

13/2

  • Place: £2.80

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Zoffany filly is from the family of Listed winner Livadiya and Group 1 winner Linngari; entered in Group 1 Moyglare Stud Stakes so has clearly shown plenty at home and was third home in a Barrier Trial at Naas in May.

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6th

6

(1)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Leopardstown

Mo Ghille Mar

9st 2lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Maiden has run some fine races in defeat, notably on return when beaten 5l in a Naas maiden over a mile; has prospects of staying this trip and is one to consider.

13/2

3rd

9

(8)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

13:25 Naas

Mo Ghille Mar

9st 3lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Best effort when just denied in a Curragh maiden in September over this trip and a solid handicap run at the same track on final 2yo start; the cheekpieces worn then are left off; capable of running well.

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 1lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to 1m2f winner and plenty of stamina on damside; worth noting in the market for respected yard.

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2nd

5

(11)

3rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 110y

14:35 Tipperary

Quickstepping

9st 1lb

J: W J Lee

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

prominent, led after 1f, headed but prominent after 2f, led again 2f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on, no match for winner

11/4

3rd

5

(10)

4th Aug 2023

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Galway

Quickstepping

9st 4lb

J: W J Lee

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

raced in second

11/2

4th

10

(7)

20th Jul 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 31y

17:15 Leopardstown

Quickstepping

9st 1lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

midfield, pushed along after 3f, headway 1f out, ran on and went fourth towards finish

14/1

11/2

Form: 3

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 8lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Moyglare entrant came home well to be third in a winners' race over C&D last month; held by Courageous Strike on a line through runner-up Port Louis but clearly has potential and can go close.

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7th

11

(5)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

15:40 Curragh

Sli Na Ghealai

8st 8lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

Won her final two juvenile starts readily over 7f, including a five-runner nursery on heavy at Leopardstown; will need to have improved further over the winter to contend here.

14/1

1st

3

(5)

21st Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 7f 23y

14:30 Leopardstown

Sli Na Ghealai

9st 5lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

in touch with leaders, headway on near side of group over 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, ran on final 110yds, won going away

100/30

1st

10

(3)

8th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:00 Down Royal

Sli Na Ghealai

8st 8lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

Had strong form claims when third in a 7.5f maiden at Tipperary last weekend but the frustration continued with another placed effort; should again run well, though her finishing efforts are beginning to cast some doubt.

5/2

6th
4 (15)
Nakota

12/1

Form: 7

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

SP 14s, ran okay on debut when beaten 8.5l in decent maiden at Cork last month; stamina on damside and this extra furlong should suit.

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6th

4

(15)

20th Jul 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 31y

17:15 Leopardstown

Nakota

9st 4lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: J P Murtagh

in touch with leaders, outpaced under 2f out, kept on towards finish

12/1

7th

10

(7)

16th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

16:15 Cork

Nakota

9st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

towards rear, pushed along halfway, ridden and still plenty to do over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never on terms

12/1

7th
5 (17)
Cardinal Zin

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Make Believe colt is a half-brother to 5f 2yo winner Claonadh; yard a while without a winner but plenty running well.

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3rd

8

(6)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:20 Naas

Cardinal Zin

8st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

Beaten favourite on his final three races of last season and reappeared five days ago with best effort yet when only caught on line in Gowran handicap over this trip, having looked the winner; quick return before handicapper has his say and hast to be on the short list.

7/2

2nd

1

(8)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Gowran Park

Cardinal Zin

9st 12lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

towards rear, steady headway on near side of group from 3f out, led when ridden over 1f out, faced challenge inside final furlong, joined towards finish, headed final strides

9/2

Form: 2

Last run: 59 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

SP 9s, second of 13 over this trip at Roscommon and winner just failed to follow up at this venue in a race where Sli Na Ghealai was third.

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13th

1

(12)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

17:10 Chelmsford (AW)

Courageous Strike

9st 9lb

J: Raul Da Silva

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

Delivered on promise shown in Ireland when winning 9.4f Wolverhampton nursery on stable debut in October; subsequent defeat in good Kempton novice is not viewed harshly but he's a bit more exposed than some of these; gelded in November; blinkers (worn once in Ireland) refitted.

20/1

8th

1

(4)

15th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

18:00 Kempton (AW)

Courageous Strike

9st 11lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

0-7 in Ireland; got off the mark in Wolverhampton handicap (9.5f, AW) last month on debut for new yard and may build on that win; faces a harder task under a penalty in this field but can't be ruled out.

14/1

1st

2

(8)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

16:41 Wolverhampton (AW)

Courageous Strike

9st 10lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

Fully exposed after seven runs in Ireland and stamina is an obvious question mark from the outside stall, with him inclined to pull hard over 7f last time; needs to settle.

5/1

Form: 9

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Early speed before fading on debut at the Curragh; finished 3l behind Caught U Looking there and may need more time.

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3rd

13

(4)

11th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 205y

15:40 Naas

Tai Tam Bay

8st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

led

6/1

1st

14

(4)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

17:20 Naas

Tai Tam Bay

8st 7lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

Fairly consistent in defeat last year at around this trip; 3lb wrong on seasonal return so has it to do.

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 8st 10lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Calyx filly whose dam, from a stout family, was unplaced over 1m3f-1m4f; Group 2 Lowther Stakes entry is intriguing.

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1st

12

(4)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Enchanted Garden

9st 1lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Anthony Mullins

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, headway and challenging when ridden over 1f out, led narrowly towards finish

10/1

7th

12

(13)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

13:45 Dundalk (AW)

Enchanted Garden

9st 2lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Anthony Mullins

Soundly beaten in a couple of turf maidens last month; makes no appeal on her AW debut.

66/1

13th

17

(12)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

12:20 Curragh

Enchanted Garden

9st 2lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Anthony Mullins

slowly into stride, towards rear, some headway from over 1f out, never dangerous

14/1

11th
6 (20)
Duplantis

25/1

Form: 58

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 3lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Has shown ability in first two starts but looks like he'll be one for nurseries after this outing; gelded.

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10th

4

(1)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:10 Naas

Duplantis

9st 3lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: G M Lyons

Won a good ground nursery before putting in his best effort when worn down late in the auction series final over C&D in October (Bid for Chester and stablemate My Mate Alfie behind); rejected by Colin Keane once again here but the evidence is there for him to deliver a big run.

11/2

2nd

4

(5)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Naas

Duplantis

9st 5lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: G M Lyons

soon led, headed inside final furlong, rallied against far rail inside final 110yds

33/1

7th

4

(14)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 205y

15:05 Naas

Duplantis

9st 5lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: G M Lyons

ducked left start, towards rear of midfield

22/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 9lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Zoffany gelding cost E45,000 as a yearling; half-brother to winners Lyrical Attraction (1m2f-1m4f), Classical Memories (1m2f) and Cape Freedom (Czech 1m-2m); dam 9.7f winner, half-sister to useful 5f-1m winner Crotchet; yard among the winners of late and its juveniles always respected.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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7th

7

(9)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Gowran Park

Edvard Grieg

9st 4lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

Has got closer in each of his runs, last time finishing just behind Action Plan in a median auction race won easily by the hot favourite; goes handicapping relatively unexposed.

16/1

4th

2

(3)

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:45 Cork

Edvard Grieg

9st 5lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

raced in third, outpaced over 1f out, rallied towards finish, not reach leaders

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Related to three winners including last year's 7f nursery winner Dromantine; towards rear in a Barrier Trial at Naas in May.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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8th

10

(12)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 5f 110y

16:40 Cork

Platino Bianco

9st 2lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Chris Timmons

Showed a bit more when sixth in a handicap on Tuesday but this is a huge ask up in class.

33/1

6th

8

(10)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

14:05 Navan

Platino Bianco

9st 3lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Chris Timmons

in touch with leaders

16/1

7th

16

(5)

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

17:15 Cork

Platino Bianco

9st 3lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Chris Timmons

Well beaten in two good maidens last year; drops back to 5f but makes little appeal.

250/1

Form:

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

SP 40s, never a factor over C&D on last month's debut.

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8th

9

(5)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Dolce Far Niente

9st 3lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Joseph G Murphy

Twice placed in nurseries last year and a similar run over 7f here on return, when 2.25l in front of Special Angel; a big player with improvement to come from that.

11/4

3rd

12

(6)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Gowran Park

Dolce Far Niente

8st 13lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph G Murphy

Dam is a sister to Sir Prancealot; no show in maidens; slotted into handicap company effectively when third in a C&D nursery last October; confirmed that she is on a fair mark when third at Galway later that month; closely matched with runner-up Victor's Choice.

9/2

3rd

9

(4)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:40 Galway

Dolce Far Niente

8st 9lb

J: Tom Kiely-Marshall

T: Joseph G Murphy

Nothing in maidens but major step forward on nursery debut at Gowran recently when third to Dont Do Dramas and Guest Star, probably not helped by racing away from principals; rider's claim a positive here and should go well from a good draw.

11/2

33/1

Form:

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 10lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Unfancied and never a factor on last month's debut at Naas (5f).

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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13th

15

(5)

12th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 6f 0y

14:50 Curragh

Rose Ellen

9st 2lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jack W Davison

towards rear of midfield

100/1

15th

16

(10)

20th Jul 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 31y

17:15 Leopardstown

Rose Ellen

8st 10lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Jack W Davison

soon led

33/1

15th

13

(11)

28th Jun 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

16:55 Naas

Rose Ellen

9st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Jack W Davison

Half-sister to winners for Ger Lyons and Charlie Hills; trainer also runs Scorchio who has obvious claims based on her debut second.

25/1

Form: 00

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 8lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beaten 22l both starts; big outsider.

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No Results Found
17th
14 (12)
Jaadil

14/1

Form: 6

Last run: 59 days

W: 8st 12lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

SP 8s, was green when sixth of 13 over this trip at Roscommon; 4l to find with Courageous Strike on that form and they meet on same terms.

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13th

10

(1)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

13:50 Dundalk (AW)

Jaadil

8st 13lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: G M Lyons

From a top stable but not a likely contender on the evidence of runs at Roscommon and the Curragh during the summer.

14/1

17th

14

(12)

20th Jul 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 31y

17:15 Leopardstown

Jaadil

8st 12lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: G M Lyons

towards rear of midfield

14/1

6th

11

(8)

22nd May 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 100y

17:25 Roscommon

Jaadil

8st 12lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: G M Lyons

Second foal; half-sister to Italian 1m 2yo winner Scatola Chiusa; dam unplaced 1m-1m4f (RPR 44), half-sister to Group-placed 6f 2yo winner Unlit out of half-sister to 1m2f Listed winner Riyalma and Listed-placed 6f 2yo winner Rubina; clearly an interesting newcomer although the stable jockey takes an outside ride here; best watched.

12/1

25/1

Form: 40

Last run: 55 days

W: 9st 1lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Far from shamed either start (behind subsequent Listed winner on debut); has had a break and steps up in trip; gelded.

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4th

2

(9)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

14:05 Navan

Velvet Skies

10st 3lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Michael Mulvany

prominent

11/2

2nd

9

(7)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

17:20 Naas

Velvet Skies

9st 0lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Michael Mulvany

Mixed form in nurseries last autumn, winning over 7f at Down Royal; has returned in good form on AW, second to improvers both starts; ground okay and one to consider.

6/1

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Payout
Exacta €566.00
Straight Forecast €345.60
Trifecta €1699.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Sli Na Ghealai

The Irish Sun:

Courageous Strike

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Sli Na Ghealai

POSTDATA:

Sli Na Ghealai