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15:35 Navan

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  • Prize money: £6004.42
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 17 runners
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Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £24.60
  • Place: £4.00

Form: 142749

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Won at Leopardstown on heavy in the soring over 1m2f and second on good ground over the same C&D in May; no real respite from the handicapper since and drops in trip here in first time blinkers; others preferred.

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5th

1

(1)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 4

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Signora Bellissima

10st 2lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Gemma Tutty

Dual winner on a soft surface (1m/1m2f) for Johnny Murtagh in Ireland last year and was having her second start for this yard when second of six over C&D (33-1) last time; probably needs more to trouble the 3yos, though.

14/1

2nd

3

(3)

16th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 4

17:15 Southwell (AW)

Signora Bellissima

9st 4lb

J: Sam James

T: Gemma Tutty

soon led, increased tempo over 2f out, headed under 2f out

16/1

7/1

  • Place: £3.60

Form: 6-5830

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Solid form in maidens at Naas and the Curragh; down the field but hampered and not beaten far in a Leopardstown handicap last time; bad draw but is the stable first-string and very much respected.

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6th

6

(8)

9th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Gowran Park

Perfect Poise

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

Suited by soft/heavy ground, consistent in handicaps last season and took her mark to a career-high on last month's seasonal debut when only denied final strides at Leopardstown over 1m; big player.

11/4

2nd

2

(5)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Leopardstown

Perfect Poise

10st 1lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

Suited by soft ground, consistent in handicaps last season; represents a powerful trainer/rider combination and is worth considering on seasonal debut.

9/2

3rd

5

(2)

16th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 75y

14:20 Gowran Park

Perfect Poise

9st 11lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

led, joined halfway, raced far side from over 2f out, headed over 1f out, no extra and lost second inside final furlong

11/4

OUR TIP

20/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 008-28

Last run: 53 days

W: 9st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Fine effort on seasonal debut at Limerick but was below that since at Ayr; has to bounce back.

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14th

6

(12)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Royal Pippen

9st 13lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: S Donohoe

in touch with leaders

20/1

9th

9

(1)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Royal Pippen

8st 9lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: S Donohoe

Just four runs this year but two cracking placed efforts, including over 1m at Navan in August; can be forgiven a disappointing run at Laytown last time but this trip is a question.

22/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 3-1660 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Solid runs in defeat in premier handicaps after Limerick maiden win; beaten a long way at Galway last time but certainly respected if that can be ignored.

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1st

3

(7)

30th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 30y

15:35 Killarney

Gambe Veloci

9st 7lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Maiden winner who has been competitive in three of his four handicaps and the blip came over 7f; only a length away last time at Navan; goes on soft; considered.

5/1

4th

2

(6)

31st Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:35 Navan

Gambe Veloci

9st 13lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Solid runs in defeat in premier handicaps after Limerick maiden win; beaten a long way at Galway last time but certainly respected if that can be ignored.

8/1

12/1

Form: 8405

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Excuse for a poor Bellewstown run and came back to form with a good effort at Leopardstown; hooded and interesting on her handicap bow back in trip but looks the stable second string.

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1st

4

(6)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

13:25 Bellewstown

Miss McHenry

9st 4lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

in touch with leaders, pushed along and went second under 2f out, led over 1f out, hung left inside final furlong, pushed out and clear inside final 110yds

7/4

7th

5

(1)

18th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Miss McHenry

9st 11lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: G M Lyons

dwelt start

9/2

5th

14

(13)

31st Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:35 Navan

Miss McHenry

9st 3lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: G M Lyons

Excuse for a poor Bellewstown run and came back to form with a good effort at Leopardstown; hooded and interesting on her handicap bow back in trip but looks the stable second string.

12/1

Form: 084618 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Up 7lb for winning a 1m handicap at Bellewstown last month; did not run to the same level at Galway last time but comes into it on previous form.

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5th

3

(6)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

14:35 Bellewstown

Imposing Supreme

9st 11lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Thomas Gibney

midfield, headway on inner under 2f out, went fourth over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

5/1

6th

6

(6)

12th Sep 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 123y

16:55 Galway

Imposing Supreme

9st 13lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Thomas Gibney

Three of five wins have come here, though wasn't at his best at this summer's festival after winning at Bellewstown; solid last time and has a chance down 4lb.

4/1

6th

6

(7)

31st Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:35 Navan

Imposing Supreme

9st 10lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Thomas Gibney

Up 7lb for winning a 1m handicap at Bellewstown last month; did not run to the same level at Galway last time but comes into it on previous form.

12/1

14/1

Form: 640930 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Not the most consistent but capable at her best; good third to Eastern Wind at Leopardstown and not beaten far there last time; could run well.

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4th

10

(11)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Toriangel

9st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

Sole win came on the AW; ended last season with a good fifth to Magic Charm at the Curragh; others preferred but enough there to give some encouragement.

12/1

5th

8

(9)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Curragh

Toriangel

9st 11lb

J: Dylan Kidd

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

midfield, headway towards far side 1f out, kept on towards finish, not reach leaders

20/1

Form: 664083

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Returned to a reasonable level of form when third to a stablemate in a 7f Gowran handicap two weeks ago; has a chance if he can step forward again.

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1st

1

(3)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Exquisite Acclaim

10st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

soon led narrowly, headed and raced in second after 1f, switched right over 2f out, led narrowly when ridden and hung left over 1f out, kept on well up the centre final 110yds

13/2

2nd

2

(6)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Exquisite Acclaim

9st 10lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

soon led, ridden when faced challenge inside final furlong, headed up the centre towards finish

5/1

Form: 45-160 D

Last run: 44 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Dundalk winner, had plenty of chances in turf maidens last year and failed to improve; needs to raise her game following Killarney run; that came after a good break, so she may do a lot better now.

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12th

6

(15)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Naas

Solar Breeze

9st 5lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Daniel McLoughlin

Dual winner at up to 1m2f for Sheila Lavery; touched off in a handicap over the same trip at Dundalk in January; drop back in trip not guaranteed to suit on debut for a new yard but interesting nonetheless.

8/1

2nd

1

(7)

31st Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

14:00 Dundalk (AW)

Solar Breeze

10st 2lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

midfield, headway on near side of group from 2f out, challenging inside final furlong, kept on well, just held

12/1

6/1

Form: 093103 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Improved form over the summer, winning over 7f at Leopardstown and coming back to form when a close third in a better handicap last week; effective over 1m too and likely to be thereabouts if he can reproduce that form.

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8th

10

(7)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Eastern Wind

9st 8lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Infrequent winner (3-31) and unplaced in her four previous runs on this track; lacks recent match practice and can be taken on.

14/1

10th

5

(9)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Eastern Wind

9st 13lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: T G McCourt

Leopardstown win in July came at 7f and good run at Listowel but well held since including once here; has shown plenty of early pace so worth a try back in trip here off 3lb lower AW mark.

8/1

Form: 076706

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

First reserve; had a couple of these behind at Leopardstown; each-way claims.

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12th

12

(15)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:55 Dundalk (AW)

Might And Mercy

9st 5lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Patrick J McKenna

prominent, led after 1f, headed under 2f out, soon weakened

25/1

12th

3

(3)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Might And Mercy

9st 6lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Patrick J McKenna

Course winner over 7f has a falling mark this year after a number of unplaced runs; a better effort over that trip last time; has a chance if building on that.

6/1

4th

4

(7)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:20 Dundalk (AW)

Might And Mercy

9st 10lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Patrick J McKenna

soon led narrowly or disputed lead, headed and prominent after 2f, challenging on far side of group when bumped 2f out, no extra inside final 110yds, lost third final strides

33/1

Form: -82331 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

In decent form in claiming company this year, winning on his only start for John Nallen in a Leopardstown contest two weeks ago; first start for a new yard here and comes into calculations.

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9th

2

(3)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Is That Love

10st 1lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: H D McGuigan

towards rear, keeping on when switched right over 1f out, kept on, never near to challenge

6/1

12th

1

(21)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Is That Love

10st 2lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: H D McGuigan

Claimer win in August was for another yard over farther; more out than in since and risky even if creeping into a 0-70.

20/1

12th

7

(8)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Curragh

Is That Love

9st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: H D McGuigan

Long time since he won over this short a trip and hard to see him being involved.

14/1

Form: 111500 D

Last run: 49 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Terrific on the AW at Dundalk early this year, going up 22lb for three wins; needs to come down a few more pounds before heading back to Dundalk for the winter.

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14th

14

(5)

23rd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 1f 100y

18:15 Gowran Park

Mulgrave

9st 10lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Three wins at Dundalk in February last year; brought his AW tally to six with a win the same month this year, scoring with more in hand than the half-length margin would suggest (met trouble); down the field at Chelmsford last month; held by a couple of these on recent Leopardstown running; 0-16 on turf, placed only once.

14/1

9th

8

(20)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

17:12 Leopardstown

Mulgrave

9st 13lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Three wins at Dundalk in February last year, brought his AW tally to six with a win the same month this year, scoring with more in hand than the half-length margin would suggest (met trouble); down the field at Dundalk on latest; 0-15 on turf, placed only once.

16/1

14th
1 (11)
Brogue

14/1

Form: 5/025/ BF

Last run: 784 days

W: 10st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Winner on debut in 2019 and has had some periods on the sidelines since; last effort was over 1m7f two years ago; has never run over a trip this short; not dismissed with the stable in such good form but it would be a surprise.

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5th

9

(3)

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 0y

17:05 Leopardstown

Brogue

9st 4lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

7yo who has only had the eight runs; fared well to be sixth in the face of his stiffest test yet in a strong 2m handicap at Naas and assured stamina will come in handy.

12/1

6th

5

(9)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 31y

17:10 Naas

Brogue

9st 5lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

midfield

8/1

1st

2

(2)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 4f 175y

17:20 Down Royal

Brogue

10st 0lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Winner on debut in 2019; has had training issues; 1m trip at Navan was inadequate on return from a long layoff; should improve.

12/1

Form: 52-38P

Last run: 77 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Runner-up to Paddington in a Curragh maiden last autumn; pulled up after losing his action in a Leopardstown handicap in June when last seen; gelded since and cheekpieces tried here; unexposed and could prove very well handicapped.

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11th

16

(16)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Rochester Mike

9st 7lb

J: Mr T R Costello

T: Muredach Kelly

never better than midfield

33/1

20th

15

(4)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Rochester Mike

9st 3lb

J: Mr T R Costello

T: Muredach Kelly

Runner-up to Paddington in a maiden here two seasons ago; hasn't offered much in handicaps and now with a new trainer who adds a tongue-tie to cheekpieces.

12/1

15th

17

(5)

31st Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:35 Navan

Rochester Mike

9st 2lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Runner-up to Paddington in a Curragh maiden last autumn; pulled up after losing his action in a Leopardstown handicap in June when last seen; gelded since and cheekpieces tried here; unexposed and could prove very well handicapped.

10/1

6/1

Form: 050481 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Had dropped significantly in the handicap before gaining an emphatic sixth career win at Dundalk two weeks ago; up 11lb for that but still treated well enough on his best form; not one to rule out.

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6th

2

(6)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Punk Poet

9st 7lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Edward Lynam

took keen hold, headway and went third after 1f, went second halfway, weakened quickly 1f out

7/2

1st

7

(4)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Punk Poet

8st 9lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Edward Lynam

soon led, headed but prominent halfway, led again under 2f out, ridden and faced challenge final furlong, kept on well final 110yds, always doing enough

7/1

6th

2

(11)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Punk Poet

10st 1lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Edward Lynam

took keen hold, briefly disputed lead, pressed leader soon after start, lost second and prominent after 2f, went second again over 4f out, challenging over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

15/2

33/1

Form: 74-960 D

Last run: 84 days

W: 9st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Just the three runs this season and no show in any of them; down 3lb from last week but probably needs to come down a bit more.

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8th

1

(10)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Zahee

10st 4lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

Ended a long losing run when recording a 3.5l success here last week and that effort possibly worth marking up having made his challenge up against the far rail (unfavoured here in recent times); 10lb higher but hit previous win came off this mark and can't be ruled out.

3/1

1st

3

(7)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Zahee

9st 8lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

dwelt start, took keen hold, in rear, headway on inner going okay from over 2f out, led when ridden and ran on up the centre inside final furlong

6/1

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Non-runners

Comfort Line, Coviglia, Hale Bopp, My Kurkum

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Payout
Exacta €4806.00
Straight Forecast €2297.20
Tricast €26158.60

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Rochester Mike

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Eastern Wind

TOPSPEED:

Exquisite Acclaim

POSTDATA:

Comfort Line

The Irish Sun:

Brogue