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16:35 Leopardstown

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Manguard Plus Claiming Race

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 0m 7f 39y
  • 12 runners
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Manguard Plus Claiming Race

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.90
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 1-8233 D BF

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Winner of seven of his 49 races; finished a close second to Big Baby Bull in a Limerick claimer on his final start for Ado McGuinness; two third placings (beaten favourite last time) for James McAuley; first start for John Nallen now.

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

9th

2

(3)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Is That Love

10st 1lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: H D McGuigan

towards rear, keeping on when switched right over 1f out, kept on, never near to challenge

6/1

12th

1

(21)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Is That Love

10st 2lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: H D McGuigan

Claimer win in August was for another yard over farther; more out than in since and risky even if creeping into a 0-70.

20/1

12th

7

(8)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Curragh

Is That Love

9st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: H D McGuigan

Long time since he won over this short a trip and hard to see him being involved.

14/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 244219 D

Last run: 2 days

W: 9st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Durable sort who has been heavily raced again this year; 6f Naas winner last month, his 11th success; unplaced at Dundalk on Tuesday.

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

3rd

11

(2)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Tai Sing Yeh

9st 9lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

soon led narrowly, headed and prominent from over 3f out

12/1

19th

8

(23)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

13:10 Navan

Tai Sing Yeh

9st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Veteran has been a great servant and has been in good form at Dundalk in recent months; ran creditably at a big price when seventh of 21 over 6f that Curragh last Saturday; closely matched with Rathbranchurch on that running; only one of his 12 wins has come over the minimum trip.

14/1

7th

22

(1)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:05 Curragh

Tai Sing Yeh

8st 11lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Veteran has been a great servant and has won on soft; only beaten 2l in AW handicap latest but this company looks bit too hot for him.

25/1

OUR TIP

12/1

  • Place: £5.50

Form: 239445

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Fair maiden form; possibly capable of handicap success but not suited by race conditions as a 72-rated filly giving weight to several higher-rated geldings.

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

4th

9

(10)

10th May 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

18:25 Cork

Beauty Bella

9st 4lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Adrian Murray

pressed winner, lost second and weakened gradually from under 2f out

18/1

21th

4

(11)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Curragh

Beauty Bella

10st 0lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Adrian Murray

Plenty of placed form on testing turf and off the mark in maiden over this trip on AW last month; just second run in a handicap.

12/1

Form: 560730 CD

Last run: 48 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Better horse on AW rated 88 as opposed to 77 on turf; still holds some sort of chance in theory if he managed to run up to that rating.

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

4th

1

(5)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

14:35 Bellewstown

Ampeson

10st 3lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear, still plenty to do 2f out, kept on from 1f out, went fourth towards finish, never near to challenge

7/2

1st

1

(4)

18th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Ampeson

10st 2lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Gavin Cromwell

held up in rear, headway but short of room on inner from 2f out, switched left and challenging inside final furlong, ran on well and led towards finish

8/1

4th

7

(11)

17th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 39y

16:35 Leopardstown

Ampeson

9st 6lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Patrick J McKenna

Better horse on AW rated 88 as opposed to 77 on turf; still holds some sort of chance in theory if he managed to run up to that rating.

8/1

13/2

Form: -00616

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Three-time sprint winner in Britain; first Irish win came he when made all over 1m in claimer at Bellewstown; seemed to relish the trip and was not as effective in a C&D handicap last time.

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

8th

5

(1)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

13:25 Dundalk (AW)

Sunday Sovereign

9st 10lb

J: Colin Keane

T: James McAuley

Versatile in terms of trip and ground, scoring on soft at the Curragh recently; 0-6 on AW however and has a bit to prove at this stage but is well drawn.

100/30

8th

5

(10)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

12:50 Curragh

Sunday Sovereign

9st 9lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

soon led, joined 2f out, weakened final furlong

10/1

25/1

Form: 97-050

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Has seldom shown any sign of reproducing the form of a Dundalk maiden win in 2021; rated 73 after that, now 19lb lower.

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

2nd

1

(3)

29th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Big Dream

9st 11lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Anthony McCann

Ended a long losing run with his emphatic win over 7f here (3-1) in February and he gave it a decent shot when a 2l fourth over C&D last time; still unexposed as a sprinter and he shouldn't be far away.

6/1

4th

4

(9)

1st Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

15:28 Wolverhampton (AW)

Big Dream

9st 7lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Anthony McCann

Ended a long losing run with his emphatic win over 7f here (3-1) in February and he had an excuse when badly hampered on his return visit (6f) last month; remains very well treated on his old form and this Irish raider looks worth anther chance.

11/4

33/1

Form: 8-9880 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Rated 3lb superior to stablemate Big Dream; neither is well suited by the race conditions.

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

1st

7

(6)

27th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

21:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Muhalhel

9st 0lb

J: Tommie Jakes

T: Anthony McCann

Finished placed here (8.6f/9.4f) in his first four runs this year but he didn't fire at Dundalk (1m2f) two weeks ago; that took his record to 1-31 and he now goes into unknown territory at this new trip; others preferred.

6/1

6th

14

(14)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Muhalhel

8st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Anthony McCann

Just 1-30 although placed of late at Wolverhampton over slightly shorter; 1lb wrong.

12/1

Form: 131420 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Twice successful in claiming races this season; solid handicap form too, though the extended 6f proved inadequate at the Curragh last time; same 10lb claimer rode him to beat Is That Love at Limerick; fair prospects of another success.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

6

(5)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

13:25 Dundalk (AW)

Big Baby Bull

9st 4lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Miss Shauna Larkin

soon dropped to midfield, headway when switched left over 2f out, went third and kept on inside final furlong

8/1

9th

1

(9)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:00 Dundalk (AW)

Big Baby Bull

10st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: James McAuley

prominent, went second on inner over 3f out, lost second and weakened gradually from under 2f out

7/1

8th

3

(12)

17th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 39y

16:35 Leopardstown

Big Baby Bull

9st 11lb

J: Kyle McHugh

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Twice successful in claiming races this season; solid handicap form too, though the extended 6f proved inadequate at the Curragh last time; same 10lb claimer rode him to beat Is That Love at Limerick; fair prospects of another success.

7/1

Form: 049574

Last run: 29 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Last four runs have been in claimers; Fairyhouse fourth last month her best placing; more needed.

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

7th

6

(7)

29th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 208y

Class 6

19:05 Musselburgh

Irresistible You

9st 3lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: M C Grassick

prominent on outer, weakened quickly 2f out

8/1

9th

14

(13)

17th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 39y

16:35 Leopardstown

Irresistible You

8st 11lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: M C Grassick

keen to post

14/1

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to a Richard Hannon-trained sprint winner, lack of experience a drawback against so many seasoned campaigners.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

3

(1)

28th Apr 2024

Good

1m 2f 37y

Class 5

15:55 Bath

Tortured Soul

9st 9lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Tony Carroll

Won six of his first seven outings for this yard and beaten under 3l on his two starts since; they were all on AW and his turf form in Ireland last year was way below what's now required, albeit with best of those efforts coming on heavy ground; considered.

4/1

6th

5

(7)

10th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 5

17:00 Lingfield (AW)

Tortured Soul

9st 7lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Tony Carroll

dwelt start, took keen hold, held up in rear

7/2

5th

1

(4)

21st Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 5

16:55 Southwell (AW)

Tortured Soul

10st 2lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: Tony Carroll

reared in stalls before start, dwelt start, took keen hold, towards rear, headway on near side of group over 1f out, kept on final 110yds, not reach leaders

5/4

8/1

Form: 071440

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Won a claimer over a bit further than this at Roscommon in May; solid run in a 1m handicap here after that; seems held by Sunday Sovereign on Bellewstown run; below his best at Dundalk five days later.

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

15th

6

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 180y

13:35 Down Royal

Zero Fighter

11st 6lb

J: G B Noonan

T: E D Delany

prominent, lost position but in touch with leaders halfway, weakened from 3 out

33/1

4th

11

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

16:45 Bellewstown

Zero Fighter

11st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: E D Delany

prominent, soon went second, outpaced after 2 out, mistake last, weakened final 110yds

20/1

Form: 075560

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 42

Form & Verdict

Yet to reach the first four in 11 starts; no reason to believe he can improve his record.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

3

(4)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Von Krolock

9st 13lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

in touch with leaders

9/4

1st

9

(4)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Von Krolock

9st 3lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

A 16-race maiden; had been running well in defeat prior to a poor run on very testing ground at the Curragh last week; that may be worth forgiving and not ruled out on AW debut.

7/1

14th

13

(3)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Von Krolock

9st 3lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Timothy Doyle

started quickly, steadied into midfield

10/1

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Non-runners

Spanish Tenor, Brown Eagle

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Payout
Exacta €377.00
Straight Forecast €272.30
Trifecta €2858.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Big Baby Bull

POSTDATA:

Spanish Tenor

TOPSPEED:

Tai Sing Yeh

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Big Baby Bull

The Irish Sun:

Big Baby Bull