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16:35 Bellewstown

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Gibneys Malahide Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 0m 7f 187y
  • 15 runners
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Gibneys Malahide Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.30
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 9-7004

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Trained locally; can lead and much better at Leopardstown (scene of both wins) last time under this rider; fifth sole visit here; tough draw.

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

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

7/1

  • Place: £4.60

Form: 612347 D

Last run: 158 days

W: 9st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Mare 6-52, 2-21 on Turf; can miss the break and did so sole visit here, running well in circumstances; eye-catching rider booking on return.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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8th

5

(3)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Indiana Grey

9st 13lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

midfield

7/1

3rd

4

(1)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Indiana Grey

10st 0lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

prominent on inner, switched right up the centre under 2f out, keeping on when switched right inside final furlong, went third towards finish, no match for first two

8/1

5th

5

(7)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Indiana Grey

9st 13lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

Four wins and six places from 32 starts at this venue; good runs over 1m last twice, second at 15 at Bellewstown and third of 14 here; on for the short list

13/2

20/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 27-209

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Chance on his form for Denis Hogan, notably running very well in C&D claimer; pretty lifeless both starts (AW) since.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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2nd

3

(7)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

James Henry

10st 1lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Leanne Breen

prominent, challenging towards near side from under 2f out, kept on well and went second towards finish, just failed

3/1

1st

1

(9)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:35 Dundalk (AW)

James Henry

10st 2lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Leanne Breen

Belatedly off the mark at the 18th attempt when getting up late over 7f here last month off 60, having previously been touched off over today's trip by Theriverrunsdeep (runs in first division); up 4lb but respected.

11/2

1st

5

(7)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

James Henry

9st 11lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Leanne Breen

soon pressed leader, challenging up the centre going okay under 2f out, ridden inside final furlong, kept on well to lead towards finish

9/2

2/1

Form: 023173 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Has fine course record and, given she was up there with her best on latest (AW), her chance is clear, but draw makes life difficult; that said, both C&D wins were from very high draws.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
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Verdict Starting price

4th

10

(15)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

The Bog Bank

9st 5lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Heavily raced mare, four wins and 17 places from 63 outings; needs to step on recent Dundalk form, though she was placed in three consecutive starts at the AW venue last October/November having been generally reliable during the spring and summer.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 218158 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Usually 6s or shorter this season and won twice; can lead; really consistent but handicapper may have her.

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No Results Found

Form: 7130-0

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Ground-versatile but hard to predict and not sure what to expect; may at least come on from Curragh return.

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

12th

11

(12)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Naas

Drish Melody

9st 1lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Donal Commins

Last win was in first-time blinkers on soft at Killarney 17 months ago; out of form last year but back down to a nice mark if he could rediscover his best.

25/1

14th

12

(11)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Drish Melody

9st 0lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Donal Commins

Winner on this surface but has struggled for form in three runs back from a 10 month absence; others preferred.

25/1

10th

16

(13)

21st Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Listowel

Drish Melody

8st 9lb

J: Tom Kiely-Marshall

T: Donal Commins

Won on soft at Killarney towards the end of last season but low-key efforts in two runs this year; return to slower conditions may help.

14/1

Form: 30-250 D

Last run: 54 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Had resumed this season in good nick so worrying he was beaten so far here last time; fifth previous visit here; risky.

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

25/1

Form: 1800-0 D

Last run: 41 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Form tailed off a bit last season and resumed with a poor runner at Killarney; seems best on soft, though ran well here before on similar ground.

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

12th

8

(1)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:20 Dundalk (AW)

Pimstrel

9st 5lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Laura Hourigan

Front-runner and good performer on soft ground at his best; has run okay on this surface in the past; well drawn for a front-runner and could play a hand.

10/1

33/1

Form: 70400

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Stable had 200s first and 200s third in same race lately; this one ran according to long odds both handicaps, though there were apparent excuses.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

7

(15)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

16:50 Leopardstown

Roman Palace

9st 8lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Luke Comer

Ran well on soft at Thurles last year and off the mark on Dunalk AW in January; not much luck in running at same venue last month so could still have more to offer off this mark.

15/2

Form: 028186 D

Last run: 48 days

W: 9st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Bidding for tenth career win; last couple of efforts not good enough, initially here and then behind The Bog Bank; little break may have helped.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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9th

13

(15)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Sunset Nova

8st 12lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

in touch with leaders, prominent halfway, weakened over 1f out

7/1

Form: /0060-

Last run: 344 days

W: 8st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Another McConnell runner hard to make a case for; usually huge odds; seasonal return.

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

12th

12

(16)

16th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 100y

15:20 Gowran Park

Sagittarius Rising

8st 13lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: John C McConnell

dwelt start, towards rear

14/1

17th

19

(19)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Sagittarius Rising

8st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

in touch with leaders

50/1

9th

11

(1)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

17:15 Punchestown

Sagittarius Rising

8st 13lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: John C McConnell

Most recent of his three wins was in November 2020; in rear on his belated seasonal debut at Bellewstown.

25/1

33/1

Form: 688-00 D

Last run: 54 days

W: 9st 0lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Cut very little ice for this trainer and hard to fancy; 4-24 previously; plenty of competition up front here.

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

13th

10

(11)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:20 Dundalk (AW)

Praying Mantis

9st 2lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: J Larkin

Four-time winner in the past but a shadow of her former self this year despite a plummeting mark; makes little appeal.

33/1

11th

13

(9)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:10 Down Royal

Praying Mantis

8st 7lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: J Larkin

Has won four of her 31 starts; has deteriorated on the evidence three runs this season.

25/1

12th

12

(2)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 187y

16:35 Bellewstown

Praying Mantis

9st 0lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: J Larkin

in touch with leaders

33/1

13th
14 (15)
Kratos

25/1

Form: 087450

Last run: 48 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Regressive sort; 1-20; first visit here; hard to fancy.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

7

(4)

12th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Laytown

Kratos

10st 3lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

Only beaten just over a length when fourth over this trip at Down Royal in June and that run would give him claims; never involved last couple of outings over 1m.

12/1

13th

14

(15)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 187y

16:35 Bellewstown

Kratos

8st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

25/1

14th
5 (13)
Maponus

16/1

Form: 4020-0

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

French recruit seems to like an ease; 33s, faded badly on recent Irish debut; interesting Ben Coen rides again.

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

9th

2

(1)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Maponus

9st 9lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: E J O’Neill

Placed a few times in France but has been soundly beaten over various trips in this country; loads to find.

25/1

13th

14

(15)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Maponus

9st 7lb

J: Ms S E O’Neill

T: E J O’Neill

prominent, soon went third

25/1

11th

13

(13)

18th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 6f 0y

18:55 Fairyhouse

Maponus

8st 13lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: E J O’Neill

Noted on French form; lifeless since.

100/1

25/1

Form: 067388

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Now 0-26 and hard to be any way bullish but each-way chance on this year's handicap form.

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

3rd

4

(5)

12th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:15 Laytown

I Know I Can

10st 3lb

J: Daniel King

T: Fergal Birrane

started quickly, led narrowly, headed and lost second over 1f out, soon no extra, no match for first two

25/1

15th

10

(8)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 187y

16:35 Bellewstown

I Know I Can

9st 5lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Fergal Birrane

soon led, headed but prominent halfway, weakened quickly 2f out

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €752.00
Straight Forecast €1116.70
Tricast €7689.80
Trifecta €7903.00

Selections

The Irish Sun:

James Henry

POSTDATA:

Barnhill Rose

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Smaoineamh Sile

SPOTLIGHT:

The Bog Bank