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17:10 Curragh

Good To Yielding

QuinnBet Handicap

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  • 0m 6f 0y
  • 19 runners
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Runners: 19 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.40
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 2-0060 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Pick of last season's form came over C&D, winning maiden and touched off in 24-runner handicap on heavy; nothing approaching that sort of form so far this year but declining mark becoming attractive.

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No / Draw
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Verdict Starting price

4th

9

(3)

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:55 Cork

Secret Magician

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Martin Hassett

prominent, soon went second, challenging 1f out, no extra inside final 110yds

10/1

3rd

6

(17)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:25 Dundalk (AW)

Secret Magician

10st 0lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Martin Hassett

soon prominent on outer, joined leaders when ridden under 2f out, kept on inside final 110yds

10/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 1-0610 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

First-time headgear combination did the trick over this trip at Naas last month but didn't seem to get home on softer ground in similar event 18 days later off 9lb higher; opposable for now.

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10th

10

(8)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:55 Dundalk (AW)

Livingston Range

9st 2lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: R Donohoe

C&D winner but both recent runs for current yard have been poor so needs to bounce back.

14/1

16th

3

(16)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Livingston Range

10st 1lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: R Donohoe

Fit from action at Dundalk but hard to make a strong case for him; best on good ground though won on heavy as a juvenile.

25/1

13th

1

(1)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Livingston Range

10st 2lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: R Donohoe

soon disputed lead, led narrowly before halfway, headed towards near side from 2f out, weakened gradually from over 1f out

10/1

16/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 041540 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Well held in Scurry Handicap here last month, much better form on previous two handicap runs; can't be ruled out but others with seemingly stronger claims.

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10th

2

(14)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:25 Dundalk (AW)

Furnace Creek

10st 2lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Dual turf winner over about 6f wasn't beaten far in first-time cheekpieces here last time; needs more from 1lb lower with the headgear removed.

12/1

8th

9

(5)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Dundalk (AW)

Furnace Creek

9st 9lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

ducked right start, soon prominent

14/1

20/1

  • Place: £5.30

Form: 38-760

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Best form for Tom Dascombe over 5f as a juvenile; had fair placed form last summer but tried over various trips this term to no great success; hard to be confident in.

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9th

1

(21)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Mercurial

10st 2lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: John J Nallen

1-25 record a concern but ended the season with C&D second on heavy ground; also finished second twice on soft ground last September.

6/1

2nd

16

(4)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

12:50 Curragh

Mercurial

9st 2lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: John J Nallen

prominent up the centre throughout, disputed lead 2f out, led 1f out, kept on

16/1

Form: 863-50 D

Last run: 99 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Smart 2yo and placed over 1m off 85 for Karl Burke last year; two runs this year for current yard leave him with plenty to find despite reduced mark.

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6th

8

(1)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

15:05 Curragh

The Organiser

8st 11lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: J F Levins

dwelt start, towards rear

16/1

13th

17

(4)

10th Sep 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:50 Curragh

The Organiser

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: J F Levins

raced far side, midfield

14/1

Form: -10330 CD

Last run: 43 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Three-time C&D winner including in April on heavy and good efforts in defeat until below-par run on Derby weekend over 7f; back to optimum trip and respected off a fair mark.

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10th

14

(19)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

12:50 Curragh

Midnight Fire

9st 3lb

J: Yudish Geerdharry

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

raced near side, towards rear, headway into midfield halfway, in touch with leaders under 2f out, weakened final furlong

18/1

10th

2

(12)

20th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:05 Curragh

Midnight Fire

10st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

Three-time C&D winner including in April on heavy and good efforts in defeat, including last weekend over C&D when staying-on sixth (The Organiser fifth) of 19, beaten only 2l; one to consider.

10/1

20/1

Form: 489709 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Dual C&D winner but hasn't won since the opening day of 2022 season here; recent form not nearly good enough; 1lb wrong.

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4th

8

(5)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

15:45 Leopardstown

Mogwli

9st 8lb

J: Jessica Maye

T: W McCreery

towards rear, headway and in touch with leaders over 3f out, outpaced 2f out, keeping on when switched left inside final furlong, went fourth inside final 110yds

8/1

6th

11

(15)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Leopardstown

Mogwli

9st 8lb

J: Megan Telford-Kelly

T: W McCreery

soon held up in rear, headway and prominent from 5f out, joined leader 4f out

5/1

2nd

5

(19)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Curragh

Mogwli

10st 0lb

J: Jessica Maye

T: W McCreery

Consistent in latter months of last season when stepping up to 7f/1m; ground no issue and decent record when fresh but may be a little high in ratings now.

12/1

8th
18 (20)
Cnodian

12/1

Form: 981287 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Three wins all at this trip, twice on softish ground including at Limerick in June; mile trip on soft probably too much of a stamina test on latest at Gowran; chance here, especially if ground softens; potentially favourable draw.

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19th

5

(20)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Cnodian

9st 12lb

J: Megan Telford-Kelly

T: W McCreery

Tends to travel well but risky now under inexperienced rider; looks ready for a drop back in trip after not finding much at the Curragh; cannot rule out.

10/1

8th

5

(9)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Cnodian

10st 0lb

J: Jessica Maye

T: W McCreery

travelled strongly, in touch with leaders

15/2

3rd

18

(15)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Curragh

Cnodian

9st 4lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

Goes well on soft, scoring at Limerick in June; needs to improve on recent form though.

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 181752 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Three-time AW winner whose turf wins have been on decent ground but handled soft when going down narrowly at Navan last month under today's rider; 4lb higher now.

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3rd

3

(1)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Collective Power

9st 13lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Edward Lynam

Four of his seven wins have come at this track, notably over this trip last month under today's rider, getting clear run through up the centre when holding staying-on Musical Tribute by a neck; solid runs in defeat previously including fourth to Inishmot Prince; 4lb rise okay.

11/2

1st

7

(5)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Collective Power

8st 13lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Edward Lynam

in touch with leaders

6/1

4th

2

(1)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Collective Power

9st 13lb

J: W J Lee

T: Edward Lynam

in touch with leaders, headway and pressed leaders over 1f out, switched left final 110yds, kept on

100/30

Form: 427163 BF

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Mudlark won at Cork in the spring and over extended 5f in Navan handicap last month; bit keen and didn't quite get home when third at Galway latest back at 7f; trip here could suit and one to consider, especially if ground softens.

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7th

3

(1)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Curragh

The Snapper

10st 1lb

J: James Ryan

T: Jack W Davison

Mudlark won at Cork in the spring and over extended 5f in Navan handicap in July; bit to find on recent C&D run and draw a likely negative.

20/1

10th

9

(13)

12th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

The Snapper

9st 8lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Jack W Davison

midfield

8/1

3rd

4

(13)

31st Jul 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

19:15 Galway

The Snapper

9st 13lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jack W Davison

Winner over this trip at Cork in the spring and back to form over sprint trips last twice, getting no run at Naas last week; could be better drawn but has conditions very much in his favour and has a leading chance.

4/1

12/1

Form: 1-0249 CD

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Has recorded four of his six wins at this venue, including over this trip a year ago; couple of good runs in defeat last year but needs to improve markedly on last month's C&D effort.

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12th

18

(6)

9th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 72y

17:40 Leopardstown

Ice Cold In Alex

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: K J Condon

in touch with leaders

33/1

4th

8

(2)

6th Sep 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

18:10 Cork

Ice Cold In Alex

9st 5lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: K J Condon

Six-time winner with several near misses in big handicaps; decent start to the season when second in a competitive Curragh handicap but disappointing since; down to his lowest mark since 2018 though and cannot be totally dismissed.

16/1

7th

3

(7)

26th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

18:40 Curragh

Ice Cold In Alex

10st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: K J Condon

Standing dish here in recent years; won over C&D a year ago off 82 and second to Verhoyen over 7f here on Guineas weekend showed he still has it; well held since.

14/1

Form: -67216

Last run: 45 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Cork maiden winner in June but found life difficult back in handicap company at Naas; tongue tie now tried but evidence suggests he is best at 5f.

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2nd

5

(10)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

0m 5f 3y

Class 5

16:50 Doncaster

Son Of Sampers

9st 4lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: David & Nicola Barron

Of interest on his Irish form but he hasn't caught light for new connections yet, including when a short-priced favourite on his stable debut in January; handles soft ground but best turf efforts have come on good; needs to be reinvigorated by the return to turf.

12/1

9th

7

(11)

12th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 5

20:00 Southwell (AW)

Son Of Sampers

9st 5lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: David & Nicola Barron

Disappointed when well backed on his stable debut at Newcastle in January; stiff task in a better race last time; Rossa Ryan booked and could yet come good.

10/1

Form: 100767

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Both wins for Noel Meade came over 7f; joined current yard after below-par run in Killarney claimer last month; hard to fancy.

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12th

12

(15)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:55 Dundalk (AW)

Might And Mercy

9st 5lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Patrick J McKenna

prominent, led after 1f, headed under 2f out, soon weakened

25/1

12th

3

(3)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Might And Mercy

9st 6lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Patrick J McKenna

Course winner over 7f has a falling mark this year after a number of unplaced runs; a better effort over that trip last time; has a chance if building on that.

6/1

4th

4

(7)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:20 Dundalk (AW)

Might And Mercy

9st 10lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Patrick J McKenna

soon led narrowly or disputed lead, headed and prominent after 2f, challenging on far side of group when bumped 2f out, no extra inside final 110yds, lost third final strides

33/1

25/1

Form: 338260

Last run: 98 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

18-race maiden went close in valuable Bath handicap in April but well held twice afterwards; back from summer break and may need this.

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9th

8

(8)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Un Bacio Ancora

9st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: P J F Murphy

in touch with leaders

20/1

9th

15

(3)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Un Bacio Ancora

9st 4lb

T: P J F Murphy

First reserve; sole win in 34 starts came in a 6f claimer here; shown nothing in two starts at this trip.

12th

11

(5)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Un Bacio Ancora

9st 5lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: P J F Murphy

Won a 6f claimer here in November; never better than sixth in eight handicap runs since then; held by Bucky Larson and Soyounique on running a month ago.

16/1

25/1

Form: 151-30

Last run: 41 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Three wins have been on AW; took keen when last of 18 on comeback run here last month; easily passed over down in trip.

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7th

5

(23)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

17:12 Leopardstown

Super Over

10st 1lb

J: Colin Keane

T: D P Coakley

In good form at Dundalk recently, all four wins have been on AW; heavy going is a concern; a good sign that the champion jockey, aboard for his last three starts, sticks with him.

8/1

1st

9

(3)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Super Over

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: D P Coakley

soon raced in second, disputing second before halfway, pressed leader when ridden up the centre over 1f out, led and ran on inside final 110yds

4/1

3rd

8

(2)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Super Over

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: D P Coakley

started quickly, soon pressed leader

8/1

Form: 10-090 CD

Last run: 12 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Won a heavy ground C&D maiden for Michael Grassick last year but has been way below that level since, visor having no effect at Galway on latest (now left off); handicapper giving her every chance but remains of limited appeal.

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16th

21

(14)

12th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Tooprofitable

8st 9lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Anthony Mullins

prominent up the centre

25/1

14th

13

(14)

31st Jul 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

19:15 Galway

Tooprofitable

9st 4lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Anthony Mullins

Won a heavy ground maiden over 6f for Michael Grassick last year but has been way below that level since; handicapper giving her a chance and visored here.

33/1

10/1

Form: -32414 BF

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Fairyhouse maiden winner didn't quite get home on handicap debut over 7f at Naas on soft; back in trip here and one to consider.

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1st

3

(4)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

15:45 Leopardstown

Desert Haven

9st 12lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

started quickly, led, headed and pressed leader soon after start, led again over 2f out, ridden and clear over 1f out, ran on

15/2

11th

7

(7)

19th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 15y

15:15 Listowel

Desert Haven

9st 11lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

Can lead; off-day latest but fairer judged on general form and weighted to win again under champion jockey; ground-versatile.

12/1

17th

5

(11)

12th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Desert Haven

9st 12lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

towards rear

10/1

18th
8 (15)
Winemaker

12/1

Form: 50-194 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

100-1 debut winner at Naas last summer for Jimmy Coogan and added further win on seasonal return for new yard in Listowel handicap in June; stiff task but ran to form on latest in Naas conditions event; drops in trip and blinkers tried.

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6th

3

(4)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:55 Dundalk (AW)

Winemaker

9st 9lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Diego Dias

On a hat-trick here after wins over 7f and last month when defying 4lb rise over the minimum trip, appreciating decent pace when getting up late; up a further 5lb but this intermediate trip should suit and has to be respected; good draw too.

11/2

1st

2

(13)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Winemaker

10st 2lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Diego Dias

in touch with leaders, headway from 2f out, soon challenging, led and ran on up the centre final 110yds

8/1

1st

7

(1)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Winemaker

9st 12lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Diego Dias

made all, faced challenge 2f out, ridden and kept on well final furlong, gamely

12/1

20/1

Form: 5-4081

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Second Davison runner got off the mark back in maiden company (first-time cheekpieces) when awarded Navan contest last month but previous handicap form leaves her with plenty to find.

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10th

5

(3)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 6f 0y

15:05 Cork

Freedom Falls

9st 4lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Jack W Davison

Won a 5.5f Navan maiden in soft ground wearing first-time cheekpieces but well below that form in a Curragh handicap since; getting back on soft ground can help.

6/1

19th

14

(4)

12th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Freedom Falls

9st 4lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Jack W Davison

prominent

20/1

2nd

8

(2)

15th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 164y

14:25 Navan

Freedom Falls

9st 3lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jack W Davison

raced in second, ridden to lead over 1f out, faced challenge and intimidated by rival final 110yds, headed post, finished 2nd, placed 1st

7/2

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Payout
Exacta €638.00
Straight Forecast €536.80
Tricast €5485.00
Trifecta €23489.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Collective Power

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Ice Cold In Alex

SPOTLIGHT:

Heavenly Power

The Irish Sun:

Collective Power

TOPSPEED:

Ice Cold In Alex