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19:35 Leopardstown

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Human League Playing Live After Racing Handicap (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 1m 1f 0y
  • 18 runners
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Human League Playing Live After Racing Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £12.70
  • Place: £2.80

Form: 7344

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Showed some ability in three maidens over further; a decent effort on handicap debut at Ballinrobe last time and should have improved from that; wide draw but still a squeak.

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7th

12

(8)

15th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

17:50 Windsor

Celebrating Ethel

9st 2lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Tony Carroll

took keen hold, prominent

8/1

6th

5

(10)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Celebrating Ethel

9st 13lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Andrew Kinirons

towards rear, headway over 1f out, ran on well towards finish, never on terms

20/1

9th

1

(10)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Celebrating Ethel

10st 2lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Andrew Kinirons

Good-ground Leopardstown winner over 1m1f in August; unplaced on his final two turf starts and in a 1m handicap here two weeks ago; back up in trip and should do better but others preferred.

14/1

18/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 049637 C

Last run: 2 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

The last of her two wins came over 1m here last year; put up a decent run on unsuitably soft ground at Naas and this sounder surface will suit better; beaten 3l in the 4.10 at Dundalk Tuesday.

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9th

4

(11)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Approach

9st 13lb

J: Danny Power

T: W McCreery

C&D win in November and only just failed to follow up month later before finishing midfield over C&D last month; others more likely.

10/1

7th

14

(7)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Approach

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

midfield

7/1

2nd

1

(5)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Approach

10st 2lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: W McCreery

in touch with leaders, headway and challenging over 1f out, soon ridden, briefly disputed lead inside final 110yds, just held

6/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: -59325

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Maiden has run well in defeat a few times this season but was below form at Ballinrobe last time; 1lb lower but has to bounce back.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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6th

3

(15)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Portreath

9st 13lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

Maiden has been consistent in defeat this season; probably found 1m4f too far when keen here last time and dropping back to this trip should benefit him; wide draw but still a player.

7/2

3rd

2

(3)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Portreath

9st 10lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Showed some ability in maidens and placed a few times in handicaps up to nearly 1m2f; should be involved if staying this trip.

5/1

28/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 49-700 CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Won back-to-back C&D events last summer but has been well below that form in three C&D runs this term; attractive mark but needs a return to form.

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5th

5

(16)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Smaoineamh Sile

9st 7lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: John C McConnell

Produced a strong staying performance to get the win at her local track Bellewstown on her latest outing; AW form not as solid but relatively unexposed at the same time and potential for more to come.

3/1

1st

11

(17)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 187y

16:35 Bellewstown

Smaoineamh Sile

9st 3lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: John C McConnell

prominent on outer, led halfway, ridden and ran on well final furlong

6/1

4th

16

(4)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:35 Leopardstown

Smaoineamh Sile

8st 13lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: John C McConnell

soon led, ridden when headed 1f out, weakened inside final 110yds, lost third final strides

28/1

Form: 7-6620 BF

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Was a solid second in a Fairyhouse handicap over 1m4f but was then beaten a long way over 1m5f on soft here last time; good ground today will suit but this trip might be a bit sharp.

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8th

3

4th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 124y

Class 1

13:20 Musselburgh

Union Flag

11st 3lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Fair middle-distance Flat maiden in Ireland; comfortable win over C&D (good to soft) on hurdle/stable debut but flopped at Catterick next time and again below form back here (behind two of these) on latest start; carries his head awkwardly; questions to answer.

16/1

3rd

3

1st Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 124y

Class 4

12:35 Musselburgh

Union Flag

11st 7lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

in touch with leaders

5/2

4th

2

24th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 4

12:40 Catterick

Union Flag

11st 7lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

led, headed after 3rd, lost second home turn, outpaced 2 out, weakened quickly approaching last, not fluent last

6/4

Form: 2-8500

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 12 Flat starts put up best effort when second over C&D a year ago; unsuited by soft ground last twice but can run well back here now on a sound surface again.

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10th

1

19th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 144y

17:37 Ballinrobe

Highland King

11st 12lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

never better than midfield, weakened from 2 out

25/1

6th

1

(10)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Highland King

10st 5lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

Won at the 18th attempt when edging out Moondharrig after the rider lost his whip over 1m2f last week; should appreciate going up in trip and the rider well worth his 7lb claim.

7/1

7th
12 (19)
Givemefive

8/1

Form: -78342

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Maiden put up his best effort in eight starts when narrowly denied over 1m2f at Cork last time, caught late on after going clear; 3lb higher but this drop in trip will suit; tough draw, though.

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Verdict Starting price

4th

4

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Givemefive

11st 0lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

took keen hold, prominent, disputed lead after 2nd, led narrowly 4 out, headed after 3 out, outpaced and lost position when switched left before 2 out, went modest fourth run-in

13/2

2nd

3

24th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 1

13:50 Kempton

Givemefive

11st 0lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

took keen hold, disputed lead, raced in second after 1st, hit 3 out, pushed along and challenging before 2 out, ridden to lead approaching last, headed and no extra inside final 110yds

3/1

1st

1

22nd Jan 2024

Frozen

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

13:05 Warwick

Givemefive

11st 7lb

J: Paul O’Brien

T: Harry Derham

1m3f winner on the Flat when trained by Johnny Murtagh (RPR 75); smooth winner of a juvenile hurdle at Market Rasen last month (2m, soft) where his jumping improved as the race went on; open to improvement and he's a major player despite his 7lb penalty.

3/1

6/1

Form: 764

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Solid runs in three maidens from 1m-1m2f, including on soft ground here last time; respected on handicap debut, especially if market support.

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9th

2

(12)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

16:50 Leopardstown

Velvet And Vine

10st 1lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Miss Jennifer Anne Lynch

Claimed out of Ger Lyons' yard after finishing third over 1m at Gowran in September; didn't look to stay 1m4f on yard debut at Dundalk in November; drop in trip to suit but ground concerns.

12/1

7th

14

(14)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:35 Dundalk (AW)

Velvet And Vine

9st 5lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Miss Jennifer Anne Lynch

Claimed out of Ger Lyons' yard after finishing third over 1m at Gowran; dam and half-brother were AW winners over this trip.

11/1

9th
11 (8)
Rampage

4/1

Form: 003321 CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Deservedly got off the mark over C&D last time after some fine runs in defeat; the runner-up then has since won at Galway, so the form is solid but a 7lb rise makes this tougher; good claimer stays aboard.

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8th

9

(1)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Rampage

9st 0lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Three-time turf winner who didn't run badly on season's opener at the Curragh on Monday; previous close fourth over C&D (not clear run) puts him in the mix.

15/2

7th

6

(4)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Curragh

Rampage

10st 0lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Sixth in this last year without a prep which he has had on AW this time around; has form on all types of ground including heavy on which he was second to Mowgli at Bellewstown in August.

14/1

4th

11

(6)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Rampage

9st 0lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Both wins have come on turf and didn't show anything in two AW starts in Britain; off 153 days and this may be a prep for a turf campaign.

20/1

Form: 0-2085 CD

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Dual winner, including a division of this race last year when drawn 15; not beaten far on comeback at Down Royal last time and should improve from that; can run well.

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11th

14

(2)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Mads Black Eights

9st 5lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

in touch with leaders

16/1

11th

6

(7)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Mads Black Eights

9st 6lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Matthew J Smith

More than a year without a win and coming down the handicap very gradually; not beaten far over 1m2f here last time and not dismissed, but this shorter trip is an issue.

14/1

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11th
3 (21)
Qasbaz

14/1

Form: 355319

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Won his third race when winning over 1m2f at Navan last month but reportedly failed to handle the track when tailed-off at Ballinrobe since; has to rebound and wide draw is no help.

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11th

3

(21)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:35 Leopardstown

Qasbaz

10st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Won his third race when winning over 1m2f at Navan last month but reportedly failed to handle the track when tailed-off at Ballinrobe since; has to rebound and wide draw is no help.

14/1

9th

9

(5)

24th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 1f 96y

18:40 Ballinrobe

Qasbaz

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

7f/1m winner in Britain; took advantage of reduced mark to record easy 1m2f Navan win nine days ago; up 9lb but may remain competitive since he was rated 8lb higher than this in Britain at one stage.

3/1

1st

4

(20)

15th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

16:45 Navan

Qasbaz

9st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

7f/1m winner in Britain; in a consistent vein of form and beaten less than a length over 1m4f at Bellewstown last week, previously running-on fifth of 17 over C&D.

11/2

Form: 146013 BF

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Consistent sort has won over 7f at Dundalk and 1m at Listowel; fine third back on AW last time and is likely to run well again from 1lb higher.

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10th

5

(6)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

16:15 Leopardstown

Dutch Glory

9st 9lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Sean Davis

Dual winner for Ross O'Sullivan; no show in two starts for his current trainer in Dundalk handicaps; not far off sixth-placed Manhattan Dandy at Naas last time; wins have come on good and on AW.

14/1

9th

3

(7)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Naas

Dutch Glory

9st 13lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Sean Davis

Dual winner for Ross O'Sullivan; no show on either start for his current trainer in Dundalk handicaps; hard to recommend.

33/1

11th

12

(16)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Dutch Glory

9st 7lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Sean Davis

Won twice for Ross O'Sullivan, once on this surface; ran okay behind Hurricane Helen here last week and might outrun her likely odds.

25/1

13th
14 (14)
Blenheim Lad

33/1

Form: 0-560

Last run: 87 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Showed a hint of ability in maidens but well beaten on handicap debut over 1m4f at Roscommon; gelded since.

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6th

9

(1)

27th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Blenheim Lad

9st 1lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Camilla Poulton

Regressed in Ireland when trained by Andy Oliver; sold for 1,000gns in October; new trip/surface need to spark revival.

20/1

15th

13

(7)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

17:05 Navan

Blenheim Lad

9st 1lb

J: W J Lee

T: A Oliver

Fifth of 13 over C&D in August and the cheekpieces tried when below form last time are now dispensed with; could have a say.

16/1

13th

14

(15)

21st Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 0y

16:00 Listowel

Blenheim Lad

9st 3lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: A Oliver

Best h'cap run was over 1m6f at Navan last time but was keen then and dropping to this trip should suit; cheekpieces could help too but draw is unhelpful.

14/1

40/1

Form: 38-000 C

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Eight-time winner over further returned from a long absence this term but has been well beaten three times; not easy to fancy.

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11th

12

(6)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Drakensberg

9st 4lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: A J Martin

Four-time course winner but missed well over a year and shown nothing in five starts since returning in June.

50/1

9th

2

24th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Drakensberg

12st 3lb

J: Miss H A Smith

T: A J Martin

Grand sort on his day but seems very much out of sorts this year.

14/1

11th

16

(1)

8th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 175y

19:10 Down Royal

Drakensberg

9st 10lb

T: A J Martin

Second reserve; eight-time winner but out the back all four starts this season.

15th
17 (1)
Lofoten

50/1

Form: 085900

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 12 starts has been soundly beaten on last three runs and doesn't make a lot of appeal.

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15th

17

(1)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:35 Leopardstown

Lofoten

8st 9lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: P J Rothwell

Maiden after 12 starts has been soundly beaten on last three runs and doesn't make a lot of appeal.

50/1

11th

14

(16)

26th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Naas

Lofoten

8st 12lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: P J Rothwell

dwelt start, towards rear of midfield

20/1

10th

18

(9)

15th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

17:20 Navan

Lofoten

9st 1lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: P J Rothwell

Maiden's staying-on fifth under Bowen at Listowel (1m) was promising and didn't see out 1m5f latest; could go okay over this trip.

16/1

Form: 0-0060

Last run: 44 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

No win since 5f debut success in 2021; dropping in the handicap but still has to improve upon recent runs.

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16th

2

(20)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:35 Leopardstown

Giselles Ausie

10st 2lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

raced wide

22/1

12th

13

(8)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

19:20 Roscommon

Giselles Ausie

9st 0lb

J: W J Lee

T: Gavin Cromwell

towards rear of midfield

10/1

6th

7

(6)

15th Jun 2023

Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:00 Leopardstown

Giselles Ausie

9st 8lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield

25/1

18/1

Form: 9088

Last run: 20 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

There was some promise in her handicap debut at Cork over 1m2f last time; senior rider stays aboard; squeak.

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17th

20

(10)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:35 Leopardstown

Mary Makebelieve

8st 8lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: N Stokes

There was some promise in her handicap debut at Cork over 1m2f last time; senior rider stays aboard; squeak.

18/1

8th

10

(17)

28th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

19:07 Cork

Mary Makebelieve

9st 4lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: N Stokes

Three maiden runs at under one mile; will need to find plenty of improvement at this trip.

25/1

8th

7

(12)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 59y

17:20 Roscommon

Mary Makebelieve

9st 3lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: N Stokes

midfield, pushed along over 2f out, no impression over 1f out

25/1

33/1

Form: 900

Last run: 75 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Showed some ability on the first of three maiden runs; not a lot of appeal on handicap debut; 2lb out of the weights; tongue-tie.

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18th

21

(3)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:35 Leopardstown

Perfect Bliss

8st 7lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Showed some ability on the first of three maiden runs; not a lot of appeal on handicap debut; 2lb out of the weights; tongue-tie.

33/1

10th

7

(1)

3rd Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

16:10 Listowel

Perfect Bliss

9st 3lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

slowly into stride, towards rear, pushed along over 3f out

33/1

12th

14

(4)

31st Mar 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Perfect Bliss

9st 3lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Showed her inexperience first time out five weeks ago; likely to need another run or two.

50/1

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Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Dutch Glory

POSTDATA:

Rampage

SPOTLIGHT:

Highland King

The Irish Sun:

Dutch Glory