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Tote.ie Never Beaten By SP (Q.R.) Maiden

  • Prize money: £8876.11
  • 1m 4f 43y
  • 16 runners
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Tote.ie Never Beaten By SP (Q.R.) Maiden

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

1st
20 (13)
Minella Mate

(Won)

  • Win: £82.30
  • Place: £12.00

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won a bumper at Kilbeggan in June; unplaced favourite over hurdles since; second reserve.

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2nd

2

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 6f 0y

17:00 Listowel

Minella Mate

11st 4lb

J: Mr J L Gleeson

T: John J Nallen

raced wide, raced in second, lost second but prominent after 3f, bit short of room when challenging 2f out, soon went second when switched right and ridden, kept on but no match for winner

10/11

2nd

2

(7)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 180y

20:10 Killarney

Minella Mate

11st 11lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: John J Nallen

raced in second, led under 2f out, kept on well final furlong, headed final strides

3/1

1st

20

(13)

2nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 43y

17:40 Galway

Minella Mate

11st 12lb

T: John J Nallen

prominent, soon disputing second, challenging 3f out, ridden to lead home turn, ran on well inside final furlong

8/13

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 3-225

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Promising debut at Navan last October; runner-up in a pair of 1m2f Group 3 races at Leopardstown in the spring; beaten 1/2l by White Birch in the Ballysax Stakes and 3l off Sprewell in the Derby Trial; sights now significantly lowered after Irish Derby fifth; very hard to oppose.

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1st

9

(10)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

18:35 Leopardstown

Up And Under

9st 8lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent over 2f out, led and ridden over 1f out, joined final 110yds, just did enough, all out

8/11

2nd

17

(12)

2nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 43y

17:40 Galway

Up And Under

11st 2lb

J: Mr T Hamilton

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

midfield, raced wide on turn after 3f, pushed along 2f out, headway 1f out, ran on well and went second towards finish, no match for winner

8/13

5th

8

(7)

2nd Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

15:40 Curragh

Up And Under

9st 2lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Promising debut at Navan last October; runner-up in a pair of 1m2f Group 3 races at Leopardstown in the spring; beaten 1/2l by White Birch in the Ballysax Stakes and split Sprewell and Proud And Regal in the Derby Trial; dam a 1m2f winner by Galileo, so 1m4f may prove within his range.

12/1

16/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Course bumper winner a year ago on debut; should be better for a recent run over hurdles; powerful owner/trainer/rider combination.

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1st

7

(1)

7th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 136y

16:50 Clonmel

This Songisforyou

9st 9lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Emmet Mullins

sweating, made all, shaken up and clear under 2f out, kept on well final furlong, comfortably

Evs

2nd

2

(1)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

18:35 Leopardstown

This Songisforyou

10st 1lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Emmet Mullins

took keen hold, in rear, switched right and good headway from over 1f out, ridden and ran on final 110yds, went second post, just failed

8/1

5th

11

5th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 150y

13:55 Galway

This Songisforyou

11st 12lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Emmet Mullins

Bumper winner on debut at this meeting last year; did okay on his hurdles debut at Roscommon before running a very solid race in a 1m4f amateur maiden here on Wednesday; softer ground unlikely to be an issue and one of the leading contenders here.

3/1

Form: 2

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Bumper and chase winner; faces stiffer task than when second on Flat debut at Killarney; had Plains Indian behind in that event.

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3rd

3

1st Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:23 Cork

The Banger Doyle

11st 11lb

J: A P Heskin

T: John Queally

prominent throughout, not fluent 4th, went second again last, no extra and lost second inside final 110yds

7/1

3rd

3

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

14:45 Cork

The Banger Doyle

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: John Queally

Let down by his jumping when favourite for a handicap hurdle at Thurles last time; useful Flat/chase form before that; should be thereabouts of jumping better.

4/1

Form: 3-

Last run: 371 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dual bumper winner; also a winner over hurdles; finished a creditable third in this race 12 months ago, with Hallowed Star not far behind in fifth; made all for an odds-on maiden hurdle win at Killarney 13 days ago.

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0

4

(6)

13th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Tramore

The Last Mardi

10st 5lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Gordon Elliott

slowly away, lost many lengths start, in rear, pulled up after 6f

2/1

5th

7

(10)

2nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 43y

17:40 Galway

The Last Mardi

11st 12lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield, headway inside final furlong, ran on well towards finish, not reach leaders

8/1

1st

3

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

17:00 Killarney

The Last Mardi

11st 12lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Dual bumper winner; useful placed form including third at this venue last August and second at Ballinrobe in May, well clear of the remainder; sent off 1-4 favourite at Wexford last time but the outcome was still in doubt when he fell in the lead two out; should make amends.

11/10

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Made all to win a bumper at Cork in May; dam from a good family associated with Willie Mullins; possibly the pick of three runners for her trainer.

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7th

12

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:55 Cork

Young Lucy

10st 13lb

J: Mr B M Coonan

T: A J Martin

took keen hold, in rear throughout

14/1

Form: 3-8

Last run: 15 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

135-rated hurdler who landed a good Limerick prize last year; placed on Flat at Roscommon last season; should strip fitter after his run in a Killarney race in which The Banger Doyle was second.

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0

1

9th Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

13:40 Clonmel

Plains Indian

11st 12lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Andrew Slattery

Three hurdle wins, including in Listed novice company last year; has been running mostly on the Flat and over fences this year; is unproven over this trip but handles this ground.

16/1

5th

7

(16)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

16:07 Curragh

Plains Indian

9st 9lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

towards rear of midfield, headway but still plenty to do over 1f out, ran on well final 110yds, not reach leaders, nearest finish

7/1

33/1

Form: 50

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-sister to Irish St Leger winner Sonnyboyliston; has made a low-key start to career; likely handicap prospect in due course.

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1st

10

28th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 165y

14:05 Downpatrick

Dubeyeracingcraic

11st 2lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

soon prominent, led after 1st

6/1

3rd

11

20th Aug 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Tramore

Dubeyeracingcraic

10st 8lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

soon went remote third, brief headway before 3 out, soon no impression

10/1

Form: 5/932/

Last run: 801 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Relatively experienced but absent since second in a 2m handicap at the Curragh in May 2021; big task bearing in mind an official rating of 67.

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2nd

12

(11)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Thurles

Weather Alert

9st 7lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Thomas Mullins

soon held up in rear, good headway when raced wide from over 4f out, led when ridden over 2f out, headed over 1f out, no extra final 110yds, no match for winner

13/2

4th

15

(2)

21st Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 6f 55y

17:45 Listowel

Weather Alert

9st 8lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Thomas Mullins

Maiden came back after a long absence lately; needs to do a good bit more to feature.

25/1

6th

5

(10)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 6f 40y

19:40 Killarney

Weather Alert

9st 4lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Thomas Mullins

dwelt start, towards rear, rapid headway and prominent after 2f

14/1

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Flat-bred gelding had to work hard to land a Kilbeggan bumper on his second outing; stable's number-two here with Patrick Mullins on Winter Fog.

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2nd

8

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Listowel

Ninth Loch

11st 7lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Flat-bred 4yo; Kilbeggan bumper winner who ran really well from the front on his switch to hurdling at Killarney (yielding to soft) when only mastered late on by The Wallpark who went in again here earlier this week; looks a good jumper.

Evs

2nd

7

26th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 100y

13:55 Killarney

Ninth Loch

11st 9lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

raced in second and pressed leader, led after 2nd

3/1

10th

3

(9)

2nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 43y

17:40 Galway

Ninth Loch

11st 12lb

J: Miss J Townend

T: W P Mullins

led, faced challenge 3f out, headed on turn over 1f out, weakened final furlong

16/1

14/1

Form: 7250

Last run: 33 days

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Best of four runs when second over 1m5f at Sligo; trainer/rider combination won this in 2014 and 2015; 78-rated colt needs to raise his game; officially rated two stone inferior to Up And Under.

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6th

16

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 150y

14:23 Cork

Votre Homme

11st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: D K Weld

Runner-up on handicap debut on the Flat at Down Royal (2m2f, good) when last seen off a mark of 76; will be a player if he can transform all of that ability to this sphere.

6/1

20/1

Form: 4

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Made sustained progress over hurdles in the second half of last year, notching consecutive wins at Bellewstown, Listowel and Punchestown; probably needed the race on Flat debut at Tramore, but this is a deeper race.

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0

2

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 138y

14:30 Thurles

Penny Jar

12st 0lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Patrick Downey

in rear, fell 2nd

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Winner of hurdle races at Kilbeggan and Hexham in recent months; no Flat experience; trainer has a stronger contender in Plains Indian.

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8th

10

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Naas

Killeemore Lad

11st 0lb

J: Trevor Ryan

T: Andrew Slattery

Dual winner over hurdles in early summer last year and was placed in 2m Flat handicaps subsequently; off five months and 3lb wrong.

16/1

13th

5

(20)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

16:07 Curragh

Killeemore Lad

9st 9lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Andrew Slattery

towards rear of midfield, clipped heels under 3f out, switched right towards far side over 2f out, no extra over 1f out (jockey said gelding clipped a heel turning in)

10/1

66/1

Form: 5

Last run: 118 days

W: 11st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Not disgraced when fifth in a 1m4f Bellewstown maiden in April but this looks very demanding.

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14th

8

(10)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Tom The Plasterer

9st 6lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Just six starts on the Flat; decent efforts over 1m4f lately behind in-form types and could improve raised in trip with cheekpieces tried; considered.

9/1

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Gelded son of Fascinating Rock out of an unraced daughter of Galileo; tough task on debut.

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3rd

5

(6)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

15:35 Down Royal

Palo Duro

9st 8lb

J: Shane Foley

T: A J Martin

Gave himself no chance with a poor start over 1m4f at Galway but showed much more down to this trip at Tipperary last time when tenderly handled; tongue-tie worn then is left off; could be more involved with improvement.

6/1

6th

7

(4)

11th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 100y

19:35 Tipperary

Palo Duro

9st 8lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A J Martin

midfield

25/1

15th

15

(2)

2nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 43y

17:40 Galway

Palo Duro

11st 2lb

J: Mr J Costello

T: A J Martin

slowly away, lost many lengths start, detached in rear throughout

66/1

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to versatile seven-time winner Roar; lack of experience a drawback.

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9th

7

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:15 Gowran Park

Rushour Rains

11st 0lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Paul Nolan

Shown nothing in two starts on the Flat up to 1m4f; related to winners over hurdles but has more to prove than some.

20/1

11th

7

(9)

19th Aug 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Curragh

Rushour Rains

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: Paul Nolan

towards rear

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Promoted to 148 over hurdles after 2m Leopardstown handicap win last Christmas; back from a short spell over fences when winning a 3m conditions hurdle at Cork last month and now makes a belated Flat debut; trainer has won this in five of the last six years; deserves respect but Up And Under looks like a formidable opponent.

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1st

3

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 5f 87y

16:30 Galway

Winter Fog

11st 6lb

J: Paul Townend

T: W P Mullins

Quality hurdler has three wins in this sphere, latest in a conditions hurdle at Cork; didn't run up to his mark when disappointing behind Macgiloney at Kilbeggan; needs best again.

11/4

4th

1

12th Aug 2023

Good

3m 1f 0y

18:55 Kilbeggan

Winter Fog

11st 5lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: W P Mullins

Quality hurdler has three wins in this sphere, including in a conditions race at Cork last month; got upset in the stalls when due to run on the Flat at Galway but all must be well as he is turned out again quickly; stable jockey is on Stratum, though.

2/1

11

(14)

2nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 43y

17:40 Galway

Winter Fog

11st 12lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

Promoted to 148 over hurdles after 2m Leopardstown handicap win last Christmas; back from a short spell over fences when winning a 3m conditions hurdle at Cork last month and now makes a belated Flat debut; trainer has won this in five of the last six years; deserves respect but Up And Under looks like a formidable opponent.

5/1

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Payout
Exacta €2336.00
Straight Forecast €1065.90
Trifecta €33204.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Up And Under

The Irish Sun:

Penny Jar

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Up And Under

POSTDATA:

Up And Under