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Keeper’s Heart Irish & American Whiskey Irish EBF Maiden

  • Prize money: £10442.48
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • 15 runners
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Keeper’s Heart Irish & American Whiskey Irish EBF Maiden

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £1.40
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 4 BF

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Favourite on debut for a Listed contest on soft at Naas last month; little went right on that occasion but the experience and the extra furlong will stand to her; looks the one to beat.

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7th

4

(9)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 30y

14:55 Leopardstown

Cherry Blossom

9st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: A P O’Brien

Front-running fourth in 6f Group 1 Cheveley Park at Newmarket before finding 5f a bit sharp at the Breeders' Cup; achieved a high standard of form when second in the Lowther and behind One Look over this trip in the Goffs Million; hooded for the first time; clear chance even though Ryan Moore has rejected her.

6/1

4th

1

(3)

30th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 1

14:25 Newmarket

Cherry Blossom

9st 2lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: A P O’Brien

raced centre, pressed leader, led narrowly after 1f, rallied when headed over 1f out, no extra inside final 110yds, 4th of 8 in group

11/2

2nd

17

(18)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

15:40 Curragh

Cherry Blossom

9st 0lb

J: Frankie Dettori

T: A P O’Brien

in touch with leaders, headway to lead over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on, no match for winner

11/8

2nd
3 (15)
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7/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 825

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo

OR:

Form & Verdict

Overhauled late in a C&D maiden in June; didn't quite run up to that level in a Cork maiden subsequently but likely to play a leading role here.

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No Results Found

50/1

  • Place: £12.30

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second foal; half-sister to 6f 2yo winner Jaxta (RPR 71); dam GB/US 6f-6.5f winner (inc AW 2yo; 94), half-sister to Listed-placed 1m winner Cosmic Love and to dam of 1m4f Group 3/Ebor winner Muntahaa; stable in good form but this one definitely best watched.

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2nd

8

(3)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

14:55 Curragh

Four Blondes

8st 13lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Definite step forward on third start when staying on nicely at the finish over this trip when good fifth in Naas fillies maiden last month (winner a subsequent Group 3 winner); contender now in a much weaker race.

9/2

5th

5

(5)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 205y

13:55 Naas

Four Blondes

9st 2lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Ross O’Sullivan

took keen hold, towards rear

40/1

9th

8

(4)

27th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

13:30 Naas

Four Blondes

8st 13lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Gleneagles filly shaped well when a 66-1 shot on Curragh debut earlier in month, keeping on nicely into an albeit modest third behind a smart winner; bred to relish this trip and more so improvement expected.

12/1

Form: 48

Last run: 83 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Two runs at Naas and not disgraced in a Group 3 there in May; stable second string here though.

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11th

8

(11)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

What A Squeeze

9st 5lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Mrs John Harrington

Best of five runs was when 2nd in a Curragh nursery over this trip; well below that form in Goffs Million last time on soft ground but this surface can bring about a better performance.

11/1

19th

23

(8)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

15:40 Curragh

What A Squeeze

9st 0lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Respectable run in a Group 3 on second start; likely future winner judged on her second in a C&D nursery but not a strong contender here.

66/1

2nd

5

(8)

26th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:10 Curragh

What A Squeeze

9st 5lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Mrs John Harrington

slightly awkward start, dwelt start, raced in last, headway from under 2f out, went second when ridden inside final furlong, just held second, no match for winner

9/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Fourth foal; brother to 6f AW 2yo winner Galaxy Gazer (RPR 76) and half-brother to 5f AW winner Raabeh (65); dam placed 7f AW (66), sister to US 5.5f stakes winner Stars Above Me out of half-sister to top-class miler Soviet Song; quite speedily-bred son of Iffraaj; best watched on debut but could easily go well.

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4th

10

(11)

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

16:40 Cork

Goal Exceeded

8st 10lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: John S O’Donoghue

towards rear, headway 1f out, ran on well and went fourth towards finish, not reach leaders

11/2

1st

5

(11)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 5f 205y

13:40 Naas

Goal Exceeded

9st 5lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: John S O’Donoghue

midfield, pushed along over 2f out, headway and led over 1f out, clear inside final furlong, kept on but reduced lead towards finish

7/2

5th

1

(2)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 0y

16:50 Naas

Goal Exceeded

9st 9lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: John S O’Donoghue

took keen hold, prominent, raced in second after 1f

16/1

6th
14 (13)
Pansy Poe

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

fourth foal; half-sister to Italian 1m2f/1m3f winner Age Of Ultron; dam 7f winner (RPR 83), half-sister to UAE 9.7f dirt Listed winner Emmrooz, from family of champion 2yo filly Bint Allayl; may well improve for the run but the stable runners always respected in races like this.

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2nd

6

(7)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

14:10 Curragh

Pansy Poe

9st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: J A Stack

Ran just twice at two, second occasion shaping well when third behind Bonbon and Sweetest in Cork maiden on soft ground in September, staying on well; stiffer 5f here sure to suit and could well play a major role.

13/2

3rd

9

(1)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

13:20 Cork

Pansy Poe

9st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: J A Stack

Beaten 14l in a Curragh maiden last month and will have to improve plenty on that facing much softer ground.

22/1

Form:

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Well beaten on debut at Cork and hard to make a case for.

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1st

10

(4)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

16:20 Thirsk

Kendall Roy

8st 4lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Miss Kate McGivern

in touch with leaders

5/4

1st

7

(4)

15th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 21y

Class 4

14:20 Windsor

Kendall Roy

8st 4lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Miss Kate McGivern

disputed lead, led clearly and pushed along 2f out, ridden clear over 1f out, kept on well final 110yds, comfortably

9/2

Form:

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Not knocked about on debut at Naas last month when better was expected; should do better here but could well find a few too good.

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1st

9

(8)

23rd Apr 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 3y

Class 6

14:00 Yarmouth

Amerigo Vespucci

9st 0lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

Ex-Irish and now 0-10; beaten under 4l in his two runs for this yard (7f AW handicaps) and he now goes further with cheekpieces added; could have some say.

5/1

4th

8

(6)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Amerigo Vespucci

9st 3lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

midfield

10/1

6th

9

(9)

6th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Amerigo Vespucci

8st 12lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

His best effort in Ireland came over 7f on the AW at Dundalk and he's of some interest on that run; gelded prior to today's stable debut (sold 2,600gns in January) and he's one to note for market confidence with Rossa Ryan booked; can pull hard and his usual hood is absent today.

9/2

4/1

Form: 433

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Narrowly beaten in a conditions contest at Tipperary; got racing far too early in the Tyros Stakes last time; blinkers tried here and drops back in trip; leading contender here.

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3rd

6

(6)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Chicago Fireball

9st 7lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Bumped into some smart sorts in his six starts last year but acquitted himself well in the main, including on final start over 1m here; has the rating to go close but probably vulnerable too.

11/2

5th

2

(3)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Chicago Fireball

9st 6lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

midfield, headway towards far side under 2f out, in touch with leaders 1f out, kept on but lost fourth post

7/1

6th

6

(20)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

15:40 Curragh

Chicago Fireball

9st 5lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: J P Murtagh

Third in two small-field events including the four-runner Group 3 Tyros Stakes at Leopardstown; blinkers discarded after a disappointing run in 6f course maiden won readily by Cherry Blossom.

20/1

OUR TIP

25/1

Form: 5

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Not a lot to recommend from his debut over 5f at Bellewstown; tried in a tongue-tie here but others look much more likely.

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11th

8

(6)

17th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Bitcoin Profit

9st 5lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: Max Young

took keen hold, led

5/1

1st

2

(2)

2nd Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bitcoin Profit

9st 11lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Max Young

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, smooth headway over 2f out, pushed along home turn, led over 1f out, ridden and ran on well inside final furlong, always doing enough

9/4

2nd

5

(3)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bitcoin Profit

9st 7lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Max Young

led narrowly

4/1

Form: 9

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten on debut at Navan and makes little appeal on that evidence.

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6th

7

(7)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

13:50 Down Royal

Call Me Culann

8st 7lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Jack W Davison

Best run when beaten 10l at Curragh last time by a subsequent Listed winner; 3lb out of h'cap; cheekpieces on; needs more.

12/1

17th

14

(18)

20th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

14:00 Curragh

Call Me Culann

9st 3lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Jack W Davison

Well held both starts, easily passed over.

66/1

11th

9

(10)

12th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 6f 0y

14:50 Curragh

Call Me Culann

9st 2lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Jack W Davison

in touch with leaders

50/1

5/1

Form: 22

Last run: 77 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ran into a couple of smart types in maidens here and at Naas in May; gelded since; good enough to win a maiden and should run his race here.

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8th

6

(14)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Mr Saturday

9st 5lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: G M Lyons

Five-race maiden who has shown ability but looks out of his depth at this level.

150/1

3rd

5

(7)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 205y

14:30 Naas

Mr Saturday

9st 5lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

soon led, headed over 1f out, weakened and lost second inside final 110yds

5/1

100/1

Form: 00

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Well beaten in a pair of decent maidens and needs this for a handicap mark.

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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: 05

Last run: 69 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten in a pair of maidens earlier in the summer; up against it here.

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14th

13

(8)

12th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 6f 0y

14:50 Curragh

Lough Lannagh

9st 2lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

towards rear

100/1

5th

4

(2)

4th Jun 2023

Good

0m 6f 60y

13:35 Listowel

Lough Lannagh

9st 2lb

J: Mpumelelo Mjoka

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

dwelt start, in rear, pushed along over 2f out, headway 1f out, kept on, never on terms

25/1

11th

7

(11)

22nd May 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 100y

17:25 Roscommon

Lough Lannagh

9st 0lb

J: Mpumelelo Mjoka

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

First foal; dam unraced half-sister to smart winners Gorella (French/US 7f-9.5f inc Grade 1), Porto Santo (French/US 5f-8.5f including Listed) and Stars Over The Sea (7f 2yo-2m2f); interesting mix of speed and stamina in her pedigree; trainer well capable of producing one first-time out.

14/1

15th
8 (16)
Parry

14/1

Form: 8

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Did some late work on his debut at Fairyhouse last month; should improve but others look more likely.

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12th

8

(14)

18th Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

16:15 Cork

Parry

9st 7lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: G M Lyons

Two runs at 6f, Fairyhouse debut was satisfactory, last of 16 at the Curragh; jockey reported he was too keen going to post.

25/1

15th

8

(16)

12th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 6f 0y

14:50 Curragh

Parry

9st 7lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: G M Lyons

keen to post

14/1

8th

9

(9)

12th Jul 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:50 Fairyhouse

Parry

9st 7lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: G M Lyons

towards rear of midfield, ridden and some headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never on terms

20/1

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Payout
Exacta €63.00
Straight Forecast €57.00
Trifecta €1683.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Cherry Blossom

The Irish Sun:

Heavenly Being

TOPSPEED:

Chicago Fireball

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Cherry Blossom

POSTDATA:

Cherry Blossom