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17:10 Curragh

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Holden Plant Rental Handicap

  • Prize money: £7831.86
  • 1m 2f 0y
  • 19 runners
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Holden Plant Rental Handicap

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £9.90
  • Place: £2.40

Form: 71-754

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Wide margin Dundalk nursery winner over 1m last November has run creditably in defeat the last twice, including over C&D last week; same mark today and a chance; has run respectably on soft.

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1st

10

(2)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Slieve Binnian

8st 9lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

Back to form when winning over C&D last time, taking his record at this track to 2-2; beat Cordouan and Cold Steel on that occasion; can be a player again off 4lb higher.

5/1

2nd
11 (15)
Luke Short

5/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 5/09-3

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Dual winner over 1m earlier in his career has also shown form over hurdles; ran a cracker on comeback at Naas when just behind Turbulence over 1m2f; raised 1lb for that but should have improved since and it can be close between them again.

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1st

5

(14)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Luke Short

9st 7lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Noel Meade

midfield, headway when switched right 2f out, keeping on when ridden towards near side over 1f out, led and ran on final 110yds

8/1

12th

13

(19)

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 0y

17:05 Leopardstown

Luke Short

8st 12lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Noel Meade

Snapped a losing run in decisive fashion on the AW last week (1m4f) and he has respectable form off this 8lb higher mark; goes on soft ground but anything deeper seems to find him out.

14/1

9/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 9-5351 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark when beating Alma Libre over 1m2.5f at Down Royal on good ground and raised 6lb for that; entitled to be still improving and respected, though unraced on soft.

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5th

4

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Punchestown

Eastern Legend

11st 0lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: J S Bolger

Three-time Flat winner last season and was impressive on his third win at Leopardstown in October; last of eight behind Bottler'secret when set ambitious task on hurdles debut at Fairyhouse; up against it despite good Flat run at Navan last Saturday.

66/1

2nd

3

(11)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Eastern Legend

10st 0lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: J S Bolger

Three-time winner last season and was impressive on his third win at Leopardstown in October; had a run over hurdles at Fairyhouse over Easter and resumes on the Flat off a 10lb higher mark than Leopardstown; needs a career best.

8/1

9/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 3-64

Last run: 104 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

All three starts have come on soft or heavy ground; decent third on debut at Killarney last year but was disappointing over C&D on return; better again at Leopardstown last time and gelded since; check the market on handicap debut.

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1st

2

(2)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 4f 108y

16:20 Thurles

Deakin

9st 12lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

travelled strongly, prominent, led going best 2f out, nudged along when clear over 1f out, ridden briefly and ran on inside final furlong, eased towards finish, easily

2/1

1st

2

(11)

4th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 3f 140y

18:45 Roscommon

Deakin

9st 8lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

prominent, went second and pressed leader after 2f

11/4

Form: 008114

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Came back to form when winning two Fairyhouse 1m4f handicaps before a fine effort in defeat at Galway; raised another 4lb and front-runner is dropping in trip, so will need more.

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No Results Found

Form: 7-5232

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Has been consistent in defeat in maidens, including when just touched off over C&D last week; raised 3lb for that run and is entitled to run well again; untested on soft.

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9th

3

(6)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:00 Sligo

God Knows

9st 3lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Richard Brabazon

Successful over this trip at Down Royal in September (good) and very encouraging seasonal return over inadequate 7f at the Curragh last month, staying-on third of 21 on testing ground; big run expected now back up in trip.

5/1

3rd

9

(16)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

God Knows

9st 9lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Richard Brabazon

in touch with leaders towards near side

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 50-719

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Won his fourth race when scoring over 1m at Killarney but was below that level over this trip on soft ground at Naas since; significant rainfall will lessen his chance.

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No Results Found

Form: -20850

Last run: 2 days

W: 9st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Winner on turf and AW; wasn't beaten far on comeback at Down Royal but well held at Leopardstown on Thursday.

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15th

14

(2)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Mads Black Eights

9st 6lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

Turf and AW winner for Matthew Smith but struggled last season and well beaten on stable debut at Dundalk in February; others preferred.

25/1

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

16/1

Form: 052024 BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Dual winner on soft ground last year, including up to 8.5f; decent runs over 1m last twice and races off the same mark today; any easing of the ground will suit but the trip is an unknown.

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13th

9

(8)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 73y

13:05 Galway

Fools Glory

9st 10lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: P F McEnery

Dual winner on soft last year when third to San Aer in this race; mostly consistent lately over various trips until dropping away tamely at Naas on latest; hard to be confident in but can't be ruled out.

14/1

13th

9

(8)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 73y

13:05 Galway

Fools Glory

9st 10lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: P F McEnery

Dual winner on soft last year when third to San Aer in this race; mostly consistent lately over various trips until dropping away tamely at Naas on latest; hard to be confident in but can't be ruled out.

14/1

11th

2

(8)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 110y

16:35 Naas

Fools Glory

10st 1lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: P F McEnery

held up in midfield, good headway and went third 5f out

7/2

Form: 113700 C

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Was in fine form earlier this season, winning twice, including over 1m1f here; however, has been below-par on his last three starts and has to get back to best.

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2nd

3

(19)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Kodiac Prince

10st 2lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Thomas Cleary

Five-time winner; went up 13lb for wins here and at the Curragh last June and lost his way completely after that; back down to a reasonable mark now but not much encouragement from his seasonal debut at Leopardstown.

16/1

100/30

Form: 97-442 BF

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Won a 1m Killarney maiden in 2021 but missed a year in the meantime; however, has posted three solid runs this term, notably an unlucky defeat over 1m2f at Naas last time when didn't get a clear run; raised 2lb for that but should be a big player again.

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10th

13

(2)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Leopardstown

Turbulence

9st 7lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Ross O’Sullivan

No further success since maiden win three seasons ago; plenty of solid efforts in handicaps; handles soft ground but was a beaten favourite on heavy on final start last season.

8/1

12th
7 (20)
Theophilos

12/1

Form: -51246

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Won a Tipperary 1m1f handicap in April and solid efforts in defeat off higher marks since; below his best in a first-time tongue-tie at Ballinrobe last time but has a chance on his best form.

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No Results Found

14/1

Form: 47-719

Last run: 56 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Wide-margin winner of a Gowran handicap in June over just short of this trip but was then well below that level at Down Royal; gelded since and would have a chance if back to best.

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13th

12

(14)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Sea Spray

9st 10lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Off the mark at the fifth attempt when landing a Gowran handicap from 3lb lower in June; struggled since though and looks flattered by that effort; needs to prove he's as effective on AW.

14/1

14th
6 (21)
Plunkett

28/1

Form: -06857

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Dual winner up to 1m but has been placed over just short of this trip; best run this season came over 1m at Leopardstown; needs a repeat of that.

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14th

6

(21)

19th Aug 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Plunkett

9st 9lb

J: W J Lee

T: Paul W Flynn

Dual winner up to 1m but has been placed over just short of this trip; best run this season came over 1m at Leopardstown; needs a repeat of that.

28/1

7th

16

(9)

1st Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

19:50 Galway

Plunkett

9st 11lb

J: W J Lee

T: Paul W Flynn

Dual winner has twice run well in defeat at this track; best run this term came when fifth at Leopardstown last time; has a decent draw and could go well off 2lb lower.

12/1

5th

6

(2)

8th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Leopardstown

Plunkett

10st 0lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Paul W Flynn

slowly away

16/1

Form: -99172 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Narrowly got off the mark in a Fairyhouse handicap over this trip in June and two solid runs in defeat since; best form is on good ground, so significant rain may harm her chance.

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15th

4

(19)

19th Aug 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Alma Libre

9st 10lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

Narrowly got off the mark in a Fairyhouse handicap over this trip in June and two solid runs in defeat since; best form is on good ground, so significant rain may harm her chance.

12/1

2nd

5

(11)

28th Jul 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 75y

18:55 Down Royal

Alma Libre

9st 8lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

midfield

7/1

Form: 31-30

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Dual-purpose winner was a decent third at Ballinrobe over approx 1m2f but never got involved over 1m4f at Galway since; will be more at home over this trip and in this grade.

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7th

7

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 110y

18:10 Tipperary

Pont Audemer

11st 8lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

held up in rear, mistake 8th, some headway before 2 out, not fluent last, weakened run-in

10/1

6th

4

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 1f 100y

19:20 Limerick

Pont Audemer

11st 5lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Landed a gamble in a 2m handicap hurdle at this venue in late 2022; no success since; let down by his jumping at Cork on most recent of three starts in beginners' chases.

6/1

20/1

Form: 0-4697

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Showed some ability in maidens but was soundly beaten on handicap debut at Down Royal; the blinkers and tongue-tie worn then are dispensed with; down 3lb but needs more.

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11

7th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

13:50 Ludlow

Savigny

11st 0lb

J: James Best

T: Mitchell Hunt

Well beaten in six Flat starts for Henry De Bromhead who presumably declined the opportunity to keep him for jumping; was sold on for just 5,000gns.

100/1

17th

22

(10)

19th Aug 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Savigny

8st 13lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Henry De Bromhead

Showed some ability in maidens but was soundly beaten on handicap debut at Down Royal; the blinkers and tongue-tie worn then are dispensed with; down 3lb but needs more.

20/1

7th

10

(12)

28th Jul 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 75y

18:55 Down Royal

Savigny

9st 0lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Henry De Bromhead

towards rear

20/1

28/1

Form: 1/35

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Won a Wolverhampton maiden on debut in UK over a similar trip to this but then went missing for 605 days; a decent effort at Bellewstown over 1m4f but found 1m too sharp at Killarney since; chance but draw is no help.

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10th

11

(9)

21st Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 0y

16:35 Listowel

Michigan State

8st 13lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: J A Stack

Not bad efforts on first two starts for this yard but has to rebound from a poor run at the Curragh last time; tongue-tie tried.

25/1

18th

1

(22)

19th Aug 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Michigan State

10st 1lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: J A Stack

Won a Wolverhampton maiden on debut in UK over a similar trip to this but then went missing for 605 days; a decent effort at Bellewstown over 1m4f but found 1m too sharp at Killarney since; chance but draw is no help.

28/1

5th

2

(2)

28th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

18:32 Cork

Michigan State

9st 13lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: J A Stack

Won a Wolverhampton maiden on debut over just short of 1m2f in 2021; was then absent until running a solid race over 1m4f at Bellewstown last time; cuts back sharply in trip but can't be ignored.

7/1

Form: 03-490

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Last win came off 5lb lower at Bellewstown over 1m4f last September; too keen over 1m6f at Galway last time and this trip will suit better; squeak if back to form.

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5th

2

(2)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Bring Us Paradise

10st 1lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Luke Comer

Won over C&D last year; fourth off 7lb higher mark here in March but needs to bounce back to form.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €1351.00
Straight Forecast €737.00
Tricast €7347.20
Trifecta €11509.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Turbulence

The Irish Sun:

Slieve Binnian

TOPSPEED:

Alma Libre

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Turbulence

POSTDATA:

Turbulence