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GAIN The Advantage Series Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £7831.86
  • 1m 0f 30y
  • 15 runners
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GAIN The Advantage Series Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £7.30
  • Place: £2.70

Form: 980-1

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Showed little in maidens last year but won on handicap debut/return at Gowran over 7f last week; up 6lb but should have improved from that and stay this trip.

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

1st

7

(8)

30th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 3y

Class 4

16:25 Yarmouth

Great Blasket

9st 4lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

The switch from cheekpieces to blinkers has helped of late, with him winning well on Tapeta last time; upped 5lb and this task is tougher but he won two on turf in Ireland and is very consistent.

6/1

1st

5

(7)

9th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Great Blasket

9st 9lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

Three wins last year and was back off his last winning mark when beaten a neck over C&D (first-time blinkers) 12 days ago; back up 1lb but should again go well if the headgear continues to work.

7/2

7/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 31754U CD

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

C&D winner in May was a fine 3rd over 7f at Gowran wearing a visor before stumbling and unseating at Curragh four days ago; should be a player with visor back on.

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

16th

17

(20)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Rock Etoile

9st 7lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Andrew Slattery

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent over 2f out, weakened gradually from over 1f out

20/1

11th

4

(6)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

17:12 Leopardstown

Rock Etoile

10st 1lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

Consistent form last season; 2-24 record is not good enough to inspire strong confidence, though he ended the campaign with a a fair fourth over 7f at this venue.

12/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 463413 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark at Gowran earlier this year and then won at Naas over 1m before a fine run over nearly 1m2f back at Gowran; can be a player.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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1st

4

(2)

9th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Gowran Park

Simply Sideways

9st 10lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

Highly progressive last season (including on heavy); just respectable runs this season, slowly away and keen at the Curragh on latest; bit to find but don't rule out.

6/1

6th

9

(13)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:45 Curragh

Simply Sideways

9st 6lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

Highly progressive last season (including on heavy); just respectable runs both starts this season, keeping on late behind Independent Expert over inadequate 7f latest; return to a stiff mile to suit so not one to rule out.

12/1

5th

1

(7)

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:55 Cork

Simply Sideways

10st 0lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

midfield, headway towards near side inside final furlong, ran on well towards finish, not reach leaders

12/1

Form: -80145 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Won well at Listowel in June and decent efforts off this mark since at Leopardstown and the Curragh; can be involved again from a decent draw.

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Verdict Starting price

4th

12

(12)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:25 Navan

Drop The Dip

8st 11lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Thomas Gibney

Three wins this season and won at Listowel and Bellewstown a week apart lately over approx 1m; however, her 7lb penalty brings her 4lb above new mark, so is theoretically disadvantaged.

12/1

1st

8

(7)

28th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 162y

15:25 Bellewstown

Drop The Dip

9st 0lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Thomas Gibney

prominent, pushed along challenging under 2f out, ridden and led narrowly inside final furlong, kept on well against far rail towards finish

13/2

1st

13

(4)

21st Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Listowel

Drop The Dip

9st 1lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Thomas Gibney

travelled strongly, made virtually all, went clear when ridden over 1f out, ran on

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 210078 D

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Dundalk maiden winner was soundly beaten in turf handicaps before a better effort over C&D last time; needs more off 2lb lower; tongue-tie added.

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

7th

4

12th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

13:35 Killarney

Relevant Range

11st 12lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Gillian Scott

Fair Flat handicapper at his best, albeit just 1-20; beaten 18l in a Ballinrobe maiden hurdle on debut in this sphere five days ago, so lots of improvement needed.

20/1

10th

2

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 172y

16:45 Ballinrobe

Relevant Range

11st 12lb

J: Robbie Geoghegan

T: Gillian Scott

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, prominent after 2nd

16/1

8th

6

(17)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Relevant Range

9st 13lb

J: W J Lee

T: Gillian Scott

soon prominent, led after 1f

10/1

28/1

Form: 0600-0 D

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Two wins in the UK last year for Adrian Keatley but then lost his form and no better on debut for this yard.

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

2nd

11

(3)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:50 Dundalk (AW)

Ha Long Bay

8st 8lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: R P Burns

Ordinary form since joining this stable from Adrian Keatley for whom he won two handicaps on quick ground, back-to-back in April 2022; rated 72 at this peak, now down to 48; hard to be confident, but perhaps unwise to write him off.

14/1

7th

6

(2)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:20 Dundalk (AW)

Ha Long Bay

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: R P Burns

Coming down the handicap and ran respectably in a C&D handicap last week; well drawn and down another 3lb here; each-way potential.

14/1

Form: 767305

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Dual-purpose sort was 3rd over C&D in July but not as good since in a Galway handicap and Sligo claimer; others preferred.

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

1

(5)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:35 Sligo

Darkened

10st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Noel C Kelly

Durable dual-purpose performer's most recent win came on Dundalk AW in March over this trip; didn't get a clear run when never landing a blow in similar contest last month; not one to rule out back on turf.

8/1

5th

3

(1)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Darkened

10st 1lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Noel C Kelly

Durable dual-purpose performer got off the mark on this surface at the thirteenth attempt when scoring over C&D last month, despite racing keenly and hanging left; 3lb rise okay and could go well again.

5/1

1st

5

(1)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Darkened

9st 12lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Noel C Kelly

took keen hold, midfield

7/1

Form: -03558 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Hit form last autumn, winning thrice including over C&D; some decent runs in defeat this season and is approaching a winning mark again.

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

11th

5

(7)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Naas

Dazzling Spirit

10st 0lb

J: James Ryan

T: Mrs Denise Foster

Four-time winner for Tom Mullins but lost her form last number of starts and has to rebound from modest AW runs.

33/1

Form: 5-9903

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Just a glimpse of ability for Richard Fahey and best run for this yard when 3rd at Gowran last time over 7f; longer trip should suit but a tough wide draw.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

6

(3)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:10 Dundalk (AW)

Allo Arry

9st 6lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

Laytown maiden winner last year and ran well in defeat at times off higher marks since; didn't get the clearest run over 1m last time; considered.

12/1

8th

9

(15)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Allo Arry

9st 8lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

Only success came in a 7f Laytown maiden in September; mixed bag of performances since and has gone close over this trip before but below form over 7f a fortnight ago; wears first-time tongue-tie.

20/1

9th

5

(17)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Allo Arry

9st 11lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Winner at Laytown; claimed out of Ado McGuinness yard here last month; interesting for in-form yard.

8/1

11/1

Form: 086043

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Maiden after six starts; decent runs in defeat last twice, including over C&D; off the same mark and needs a bit more.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

15

(10)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Navan

Status Green

9st 2lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph G Murphy

Beaten under 4l in a couple of handicaps last summer but his form has steadily gone cold; getting away from heavy ground should at least help.

14/1

12th

18

(8)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

17:12 Leopardstown

Status Green

9st 3lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Joseph G Murphy

Signs of ability last summer but improvement was not sustained; lacks a recent run and makes little appeal.

16/1

8/1

Form: 9-0902

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Had shown little in her first five starts but was just denied over 7f at Gowran last time when 125/1; is up 2lb and has a chance but a tough draw.

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

11th

15

(15)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 30y

18:05 Killarney

Kodihill

8st 8lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Mary Ellen Doyle

midfield

8/1

2nd

19

(2)

16th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:40 Gowran Park

Kodihill

8st 7lb

T: Mary Ellen Doyle

prominent on inner, ridden from 2f out, pressed leader towards far side inside final furlong, kept on well

Form: 8-2359 D BF

Last run: 48 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

An infrequent winner but often runs well; bled from the nostrils when disappointing at Bellewstown last time; capable of going close off this mark.

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

14th

5

(14)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Fastman

9st 4lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Losing run since winning over 1m at Bellewstown in September 2022; short of room and ran about in a 1m handicap two weeks ago on stable debut; could go well though.

12/1

6th

5

(14)

8th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Fastman

9st 7lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Losing run since winning over 1m at Bellewstown in September 2022; needs to improve on his distant fifth in a claimer here last month; new yard.

10/1

5th

7

(11)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:55 Dundalk (AW)

Fastman

9st 2lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Three turf wins all on a sound surface; 0-12 at this venue, second three times; solid form initially this year but unplaced on last seven outings, blinkered for the first time.

20/1

Form: 404334 BF

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Maiden has run well a number of times, including on consecutive days at Gowran and Leopardstown (hampered) last week over further; the drop in trip should be fine and blinkers are added; good draw and a chance.

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2nd

10

(10)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Rockbury Lad

8st 12lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: M D O’Callaghan

slowly into stride, in rear, headway from over 1f out, ridden when went second towards finish

12/1

Form: 0-9060

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Is dropping down the handicap but was still poor last time and others preferred.

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

14th

7

(7)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Golden Warrior

9st 5lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: T J O’Mara

Dual AW winner when trained in Britain; mostly poor form on turf this year, with the exception of fair sixth over 1m at the Galway festival.

25/1

18th

5

(14)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

17:25 Cork

Golden Warrior

9st 9lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: T J O’Mara

Three-time winner but mostly well beaten this year and the visor did nothing for him last time.

33/1

12th

5

(14)

6th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:40 Cork

Golden Warrior

9st 11lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: T J O’Mara

Is dropping down the handicap but has been beaten a long way on last two starts and the visor needs to work.

33/1

Form: 009042 BF

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Place /
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Date / Going /
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

8

5th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

15:55 Kelso

Night Moon

11st 0lb

J: William Shanahan

T: Gary Harrison

Virtually friendless in the market when tailed-off fifth of eight on debut at Carlisle (2m1f, good to soft) last month; best watched.

66/1

5th

5

13th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 1f 33y

Class 5

16:30 Carlisle

Night Moon

11st 2lb

J: Amie Waugh

T: Gary Harrison

in rear, headway on outer 5f out, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 2f out

66/1

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Payout
Exacta €549.00
Straight Forecast €383.70
Tricast €2302.70
Trifecta €1090.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Rockbury Lad

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Dazzling Spirit

POSTDATA:

Rock Etoile

The Irish Sun:

Rockbury Lad