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18:27 Cork

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Newmarket Maiden

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  • 1m 4f 0y
  • 15 runners
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Newmarket Maiden

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Soiudnly beaten in a bumper; picked up a minor injury and was pulled-up on hurdling debut at Roscommon in June; tongue-tie on now.

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5th

1

(4)

7th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 136y

16:50 Clonmel

Boots And Jeans

9st 9lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Henry De Bromhead

towards rear, some headway 3f out, no impression 2f out

33/1

Abandoned

Form: 7

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Handicap hurdle winner at Kilbeggan last month; unplaced at Dundalk on only Flat start.

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6th

14

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

17:20 Bellewstown

Jinxs Link

11st 3lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: M M Rice

towards rear

14/1

Abandoned

Form: 0/

Last run: 737 days

W: 10st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Winning juvenile hurdler last season and creditable sixth in the Fred Winter at Cheltenham; immature sort when tailed off over 7f on only Flat start at two; could hold his own at this stage.

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8th

3

(1)

10th May 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 40y

19:00 Cork

Metamorpheus

10st 7lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Paul Nolan

Useful hurdler needs this run to get a mark on the level so is best watched.

50/1

7th

9

(5)

23rd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 4f 100y

19:15 Gowran Park

Metamorpheus

9st 9lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Paul Nolan

Ran once at two; won a juvenile maiden hurdle last season and finished a creditable sixth in the Boodles at Cheltenham; absent since finishing down the field in the Lartigue at Listowel last autumn; rated 3lb superior to stablemate Cut The Rope over hurdles.

10/1

9th

8

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Listowel

Metamorpheus

11st 3lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Paul Nolan

Finished only 1 3/4l behind Sundial when sixth in the Fred Winter at Cheltenham; failed to match that form at Fairyhouse in April; lacks a recent outing

14/1

Abandoned

Form: 40

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Progressive 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; third over hurdles at Killarney; struggled back on the Flat at Galway.

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5th

11

11th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 0y

15:55 Cork

Penny Jar

11st 10lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Patrick Downey

Two of three wins have been on decent ground; missed several engagements last season due to testing conditions, has his ground here so don't rule out.

14/1

Abandoned

Form: 07

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Tailed-off in two bumpers and has been soundly beaten in two outings on the Flat.

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6th

3

(2)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

13:55 Tramore

Super Surprise

10st 2lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Edmond Kent

dwelt start, towards rear throughout

33/1

9th

3

(11)

30th Aug 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

14:15 Cork

Super Surprise

10st 3lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Edmond Kent

Tailed off in two bumpers and two flat outings have offered little.

66/1

Abandoned

Form: 9

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Finished in mid-division on debut in 1m2f maiden at Leopardstown; 5l behind Rioja Alta then.

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10th

5

(6)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 5

12:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Cahersiveen

9st 9lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Rebecca Menzies

Unplaced in three starts on turf last year and makes his AW/handicap debut in first-time cheekpieces for his third different trainer on only his fourth outing; enough to prove.

12/1

4th

1

(5)

9th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 4f 5y

Class 3

16:30 Pontefract

Cahersiveen

9st 7lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: Ollie Sangster

disputed lead, raced in second after 2f, weakened quickly from over 2f out, eased towards finish, tailed off

7/1

Abandoned

Form: 04

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Moderate run over 1m2f at the Curragh in May; took a step in the right direction with Dundalk fourth; more progress needed.

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8th

8

(7)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Great Cat Mau

9st 11lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: G M Lyons

Improved from his debut when fourth in a C&D maiden on penultimate start; well below that level in a turf maiden since but return to this C&D could help.

16/1

10th

7

(5)

22nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 8y

19:45 Roscommon

Great Cat Mau

9st 8lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: G M Lyons

raced in second and pressed leader

6/1

Form: 7-4 BF

Last run: 49 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Seventh in a strong 20-runner maiden over 1m at Naas last October, keeping company with smart types Sprewell and White Birch; favourite on reappearance in 1m2f maiden at the Curragh in June; got outpaced before staying on; extra two furlongs should pay to his strength.

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16th

11

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 172y

17:20 Ballinrobe

Jupiter Rock

11st 6lb

J: James Smith

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Last month's clear second in 2m3f Clonmel claiming hurdle represented a step in the right direction; better ground should suit and 4yo has to be respected on handicap debut (rider going well).

11/2

2nd

10

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 152y

16:00 Clonmel

Jupiter Rock

10st 6lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Showed a bit on the Flat last summer but poor since and beaten a long way on both hurdle starts.

25/1

Form: 88

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Blinkered for third start; trainer probably has a better chance with the once-raced Diyaba.

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12th

1

(12)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

14:30 Tramore

Ravshan

10st 4lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: M Halford & T Collins

ducked left start, slowly into stride, in rear, pushed along after 4f

14/1

7th

10

(13)

30th Aug 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

14:15 Cork

Ravshan

9st 8lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

Late gains in maidens at Fairyhouse and Killarney suggests he has more to offer; blinkers tried.

12/1

Abandoned

Form: 462

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Made a bright start when second over 1m2f at Navan; not as good over this trip at Fairyhouse; now looks like a possible future winner based on second placing behind an odds-on chance over the extended 1m2f at Dundalk.

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6th

6

28th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 90y

13:57 Galway

Van Demon

11st 0lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Noel Meade

Consistent sort won a Cork maiden (1m4f) on good ground but handled soft ground well when 3rd at the Curragh last time over the same trip; rated 80 and has the ability to run a big race if jumping soundly.

4/1

3rd

5

(15)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 4f 0y

14:20 Curragh

Van Demon

10st 13lb

J: Miss M O’Sullivan

T: Noel Meade

in touch with leaders

9/2

Abandoned

Form: 7

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Good middle-distance pedigree; unable to make much impression over 1m3f on debut at Killarney.

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5th

6

(12)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 0y

14:32 Curragh

Diyaba

9st 3lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

midfield, some headway 2f out, soon no impression

5/1

4th

5

(10)

30th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 3f 50y

16:10 Killarney

Diyaba

9st 3lb

J: Ben Coen

T: M Halford & T Collins

Best run in three starts was when 3l behind Deadly Nightshade at Galway last time over 1m4f; has a bit of work to do with that rival but shouldn't be far away.

6/1

Abandoned

Form: 6

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Galileo filly; sister to five winners including Group 3 winners Bondi Beach and Constantinople; never reached a challenging position over this trip at Bellestown on debut; tried with blinkers now.

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7th

8

(6)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 0y

15:35 Curragh

Erato

8st 11lb

J: Killian Hennessy

T: A P O’Brien

prominent, led after 2f, raced far side from under 3f out, headed 1f out, soon weakened

20/1

1st

7

(7)

12th Sep 2023

Yielding

1m 4f 42y

19:25 Galway

Erato

9st 3lb

J: Killian Hennessy

T: A P O’Brien

Both starts at Bellewstown over this trip; best effort on latter occasion wearing blinkers but has 4l to make up on Deadly Nightshade from that.

10/1

6th

9

(6)

29th Aug 2023

Good

1m 4f 26y

19:15 Bellewstown

Erato

9st 3lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

led, headed and raced in second after 2f, ridden disputing lead 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Second foal; sister to same trainer's Group-placed 1m juvenile winner Albula; dam Australian Group 3 winner.

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3rd

4

(1)

30th Aug 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

15:45 Cork

Mirror In Space

9st 3lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Legendary sire; second foal; sister to Group-placed 1m 2yo winner Albula (RPR 98); dam Australian winner (including Group 3); top yard's second runner.

3/1

Form: 9-

Last run: 339 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Galileo sister to five winners, including Ascot Gold Cup runner-up Kingfisher; should be suited by step up in trip after debut over 7f last season.

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10th

12

(9)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 0y

14:32 Curragh

Promises To Keep

9st 3lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

towards rear of midfield, headway on outer and in touch with leaders 4f out, weakened quickly over 2f out

10/1

11th

14

(9)

30th Aug 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

14:15 Cork

Promises To Keep

9st 3lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

Galileo filly out of AW Listed winner Mystical Lady; sister to five winners including Kingfisher (8.4-1m6f including at 2/Listed; RPR 116), Finn McCool (1m 2yo; 101) and Temple Of Artemis (1m4f; 103); didn't count on sole 2yo start (easy to back) in Punchestown maiden last September; belated seasonal return a slight concern but still respected in an ordinary maiden.

7/2

Abandoned

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Tenth foal, half-sister to five winners; dam unraced half-sister to a US Grade 1 winner who stayed 1m4f; trip should be within her range.

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Non-runners

A Piece Of Heaven, Dorset Lady, Rioja Alta, Rushour Rains

Verdict

The once-raced Erato is likely to improve and the 83-rated Van Demon sets a reasonable standard but slight preference is for JUPITER ROCK who can step up form his Curragh fourth over 1m2f on his seasonal debut.

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Van Demon

SPOTLIGHT:

Jupiter Rock

POSTDATA:

Van Demon

The Irish Sun:

Jupiter Rock