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17:15 Roscommon

Soft

District Speciality Coffee Claiming Race

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 1m 2f 64y
  • 11 runners
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District Speciality Coffee Claiming Race

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.30
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 021213 D BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Close up in a claimer in May and successful in 1m/1m2f handicaps on either side of that; continued his good work with a close third at Galway (handicap) and he's hard to knock.

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

1st

9

(6)

22nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 2f 64y

17:15 Roscommon

Khafaaq

9st 4lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

raced in second, led 2f out, ridden clear over 1f out, kept on well, easily

5/2

3rd

7

(4)

1st Aug 2023

Soft

1m 0f 123y

20:20 Galway

Khafaaq

10st 1lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

Up an aggregate 13lb after two wins and two seconds from last four starts, but still lower than when running at this meeting 12 month ago; could feature again having won with a bit to spare over 1m at Limerick in June.

9/2

6/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 9546/8

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 6lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Four wins over hurdles since March, the latest a 2m4f claimer at this track; down the field in two handicaps at Galway (Flat/hurdles) but this is more his scene.

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

6th

6

30th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 5f 0y

12:50 Limerick

Bal De Rio

10st 10lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Course 2m3f winner has won six times over hurdles in all, including four in claiming events; briefly left the yard last year and finish 8l second in a race of this type at Clonmel in September; finished second in this event 12 months ago.

7/2

2nd

4

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 3f 181y

14:30 Clonmel

Bal De Rio

11st 6lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: James McAuley

Course winner has won six times over hurdles, including four in claiming events; moved to this yard after a second at Bellewstown last time; handles any ground and is weighted to go close.

9/4

2nd

5

30th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 4f 90y

16:05 Bellewstown

Bal De Rio

11st 4lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

in touch with leaders, went second before 3 out, challenging on inner before 2 out, not fluent last, kept on run-in, just held

13/2

10/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 114000

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Prolific in Britain, including two wins this year; not yet found his form for this yard and held by Khafaaq on their recent runs at Galway.

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

19th

6

(3)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

17:25 Navan

Little Jo

9st 10lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Nine wins in Britain; no success in Ireland; fair recent form but needs to find extra judging by Galway fourth and previous C&D sixth when Special Protector and Dinamine were in front of him.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 018111 C

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Continued his poor run of form over hurdles 12 days ago but he won four of his five Flat starts prior to that, a Leopardstown handicap and three claimers; strong form claims but good ground would be preferred.

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

11th

5

(5)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:55 Dundalk (AW)

Magnetic North

9st 6lb

J: W J Lee

T: James McAuley

Decent strike-rate on turf (9-58) but has never been placed on AW; well held here lately.

14/1

14th

1

(5)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Magnetic North

10st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Good strike-rate on turf but never won, or even been placed, on AW and well held here lately.

14/1

7th

5

(9)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Magnetic North

9st 11lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: James McAuley

Won three claimers on the spin on turf earlier in the summer but has struggled since joining this yard; unplaced in eight course starts.

10/1

Form: 0-8848

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Something to find with Magnetic North on their claiming clash in June and only midfield off her modest handicap mark in the meantime.

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

10th

9

(14)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Theresathought

9st 0lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Michael G Cleary

Maiden has been well beaten in three starts here and others are preferred today.

33/1

5th

11

(8)

22nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 2f 64y

17:15 Roscommon

Theresathought

9st 2lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Michael G Cleary

midfield, headway on outer over 1f out, kept on well towards finish, not reach leaders

50/1

Form: 700020

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Only 3-49 but placed plenty of times and went close in a Ballinrobe handicap (1m1f+) before an excusable defeat at Galway; should be competitive in his first claimer.

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

2nd

22

(8)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Naas

Comfort Line

9st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

slightly awkward start, soon in touch with leaders, headway when bit short of room over 2f out, ridden under 2f out, briefly led inside final 110yds, headed towards finish

5th

7

(6)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Comfort Line

9st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Five-time winner and effective on all surfaces, winning twice at Dundalk over the winter; solid effort in a 1m handicap there two weeks ago; 2lb lower on turf and certainly respected.

8/1

25/1

Form: 0-0786 C

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Three years since last successful (in a handicap here) and has been struggling in some modest handicaps of late.

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

12th

14

(3)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Vormir

9st 0lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Fergal Birrane

Fair sixth over 1m at Naas in July; inconsistent and could run over any trip, last of 18 over 1m4f at Galway in October last time; not much appeal and tried in first-time headgear here.

50/1

18th

17

(1)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:35 Galway

Vormir

8st 12lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Fergal Birrane

Fair sixth over 1m at Naas three starts back; uneven form; not sure to be suited by trip; two wins gained at 6f in 2019 and over an extended 7f in 2020.

25/1

18th

17

(1)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:35 Galway

Vormir

8st 12lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Fergal Birrane

Fair sixth over 1m at Naas three starts back; uneven form; not sure to be suited by trip; two wins gained at 6f in 2019 and over an extended 7f in 2020.

25/1

20/1

Form: 662007 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Usually goes well at Dundalk but was out of touch there earlier this year before struggling in claimers over hurdles and on the Flat; others preferred.

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

17th

10

(4)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

No Trouble

9st 5lb

J: Colin Keane

T: John C McConnell

Has won on grass but saves his best for Dundalk; well held in two turf claimers when last seen in August.

14/1

8th

7

(3)

22nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 2f 64y

17:15 Roscommon

No Trouble

9st 6lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: James McAuley

prominent, outpaced under 2f out, no extra from over 1f out

20/1

12/1

Form: 7860

Last run: 9 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Drops into a claimer after running poorly in a handicap but there were positives to take from her maiden efforts; the least exposed of these.

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

9th

12

(4)

22nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 2f 64y

17:15 Roscommon

Mambo De La Luna

8st 13lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

dwelt start, towards rear throughout

12/1

21th

21

(13)

13th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 6f 0y

16:20 Curragh

Mambo De La Luna

8st 11lb

J: James Ryan

T: G M Lyons

midfield

16/1

Form: 7/4010

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Winning for a fourth time on the Flat in a 1m claimer at Killarney last month (yielding); well beaten under both codes for this yard (in new tongue-tie) but entitled to show more returned to this level.

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

19th

5

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 180y

14:10 Down Royal

Roderick

11st 11lb

J: Oakley Brown

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

refused to race, in rear and detached

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Minor form in two bumpers and a novice hurdle at the recent Galway festival; wouldn't be the obvious answer.

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

11th

3

(7)

22nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 2f 64y

17:15 Roscommon

Marksetgo

9st 8lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Paul John Gilligan

dwelt start, towards rear throughout

66/1

12th

11

31st Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 130y

17:10 Galway

Marksetgo

11st 0lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: Paul John Gilligan

Not beaten far after being hampered in a Killarney bumper 11 days ago; much more needed here though.

50/1

7th

5

20th Jul 2023

Good

2m 1f 0y

19:40 Killarney

Marksetgo

11st 10lb

J: Mr M J O’Connor

T: Paul John Gilligan

Tailed off on recent Tipperary debut, can only be watched now.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta €105.00
Straight Forecast €212.60
Trifecta €2497.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Magnetic North

SPOTLIGHT:

Khafaaq

TOPSPEED:

Magnetic North

POSTDATA:

Magnetic North

The Irish Sun:

Khafaaq