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14:50 Navan

Yielding

Simonstown Handicap

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  • 0m 5f 0y
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Simonstown Handicap

Runners: 21 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

Form: -08467

Last run: 3 days

W: 8st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Extended record to 0-13 at Cork on Wednesday, showing usual early pace; drop back to 5f here could suit but 7lb out of handicap.

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

4

(11)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

14:35 Navan

Step Back In Time

9st 6lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Chris Timmons

Prominent racer won over C&D in September and has held her form since; good effort on return here when sixth of 21 (hampered late on by loose horse) and should go well.

6/1

6th

20

(8)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

13:10 Navan

Step Back In Time

8st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Chris Timmons

Won over C&D last September; made the frame at Fairyhouse and Bellewstown on his next two starts; mid-division here on final start before a winter break.

12/1

Form: 037053

Last run: 2 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

13-race maiden with placed form up to 7f and ran up to form when third in maiden here on Thursday; remains opposable back in handicap company.

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

8th

5

(17)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Rathbranchurch

9st 13lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Michael Mulvany

Only one win last term but was a consistent performer throughout the season; made a pleasing comeback when fifth of 21 over C&D; failed to reproduce that form in a Navan race in which Loma Larnee and Sevensees were placed (met some interference from a loose horse), and should not be ruled out.

6/1

7th

2

(18)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

13:10 Navan

Rathbranchurch

10st 3lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Michael Mulvany

Only one win last term but was a consistent performer throughout the season and her success came over the extended 5f on yielding ground here in October with several of these rivals behind; big chance given normal improvement from a pleasing comeback at the Curragh last Saturday.

13/2

Form: 826421

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Gained first turf win when holding off strong-finishing Universally over 6f at Naas last weekend, having shown plenty of pace throughout; 3lb worse off with that rival here but may be more suited by the drop in trip of the pair.

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

12th

13

(12)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Distillate

9st 7lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Won three times last year during an exceptionally busy campaign; well held by several of these rivals on recent running over C&D and at Navan.

14/1

12th

5

(19)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

13:10 Navan

Distillate

9st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Won three times last year during an exceptionally busy campaign; most recent success achieved at the main expense of today's rival Act Of Unity at Bellewstown; fifth behind Rathbranchurch here in October; big price when in rear at the Curragh last Saturday.

16/1

Form: 09-743

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Naas maiden winner barely holding her own in handicaps this year until much more encouraging effort last time at the Curragh, finishing strongly into third (behind Hot Whispers and Ever Rock) after being switched; seems to be down to a competitive mark and stiff finish should suit.

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

15th

15

(11)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

12:50 Curragh

Siesta Beach

9st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: M D O’Callaghan

prominent, disputing third over 1f out, weakened quickly inside final furlong

14/1

4th

2

(14)

2nd Sep 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

14:50 Navan

Siesta Beach

9st 12lb

J: Colin Keane

T: M D O’Callaghan

Naas maiden winner barely holding her own in handicaps this year until much more encouraging effort last time at the Curragh, finishing strongly into third (behind Hot Whispers and Ever Rock) after being switched; seems to be down to a competitive mark and stiff finish should suit.

12/1

Form: -37186

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

It all fell right for hold-up performer under today's rider off 1lb higher mark at the Curragh in May (soft) and didn't run at all badly on return from a break over same C&D last weekend on better ground; drop back to 5f may not be ideal but respected and possible each-way value from potentially good draw.

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9th

7

(3)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Run Forrest Run

9st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Michael Patrick Fenton

Hold-up sprinter won twice over 6f last term, here and at Cork; should be better for his comeback at latter venue; always needs luck in running but the ground not a problem.

12/1

6th
12 (5)
Ever Rock

10/1

Form: 000062 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Last year's winner off 66 has dropped considerably in the handicap but has found her level judged on last month's Curragh second to Hot Whispers when blazing much of the trail (Siesta Beach third); respected.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

7

(1)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Ever Rock

9st 0lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: J J Lambe

led

25/1

15th

17

(18)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Ever Rock

8st 10lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: J J Lambe

Course winner but two last runs very disappointing and thoroughly exposed so percentage call to oppose.

25/1

9th

5

(7)

28th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

16:00 Bellewstown

Ever Rock

9st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: J J Lambe

towards rear

10/1

Form: -00355 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Five-time winner, including over C&D back in 2021; recent runs okay but needs to step up to feature here; first-time headgear combination.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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9th

21

(15)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

13:10 Navan

Art Of Unity

8st 11lb

J: Mr T R Costello

T: Muredach Kelly

Had been running consistently before he was unplaced favourite here on final 2023 outing; has a fair overall record at this track, two wins and six places from 20 visits; went close at the Curragh on his penultimate start last season.

10/1

13th

15

(12)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Art Of Unity

8st 11lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Muredach Kelly

Really consistent and, while his last win was (here) in 2021, he needs respect; likely vulnerable to something reeling him in up stiff finish here but can go well.

10/1

8th
11 (18)
Cholita

14/1

Form: 5-8053

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Opening handicap efforts at Cork not without promise, latest in tongue tie when splitting today's rivals Distillate and Not Too Real Bad; cheekpieces added on here and don't rule out.

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11th

5

(13)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Cholita

9st 7lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Sarah Lynam

Wasn't beaten far in handicaps over the summer and sound efforts in maidens last twice, incl' over 5f here; chance if as good over this trip.

13/2

3rd

5

(7)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Cholita

9st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Sarah Lynam

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent under 2f out, disputing second over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

9/2

3rd

11

(16)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

14:45 Navan

Cholita

9st 3lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Sarah Lynam

soon midfield, headway over 1f out, pressed leaders inside final furlong, no extra final 110yds

20/1

Form: 035301 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Finally came good at 19th attempt when coming from off the pace to score with authority in beating Ever Rock and Siesta Beach over 5f at the Curragh (good to yielding) last month despite being 3lb wrong; has since left Denis Hogan and debuts for new yard here; respected.

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

15th

16

(2)

18th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 6f 0y

18:55 Fairyhouse

Hot Whispers

8st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Adrian Brendan Joyce

Curragh win last month was quite impressive (good to yielding); 1-20 and not sure about 6f so risky after tame enough latest effort.

14/1

9th

13

(13)

2nd Sep 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

14:50 Navan

Hot Whispers

8st 13lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Adrian Brendan Joyce

Finally came good at 19th attempt when coming from off the pace to score with authority in beating Ever Rock and Siesta Beach over 5f at the Curragh (good to yielding) last month despite being 3lb wrong; has since left Denis Hogan and debuts for new yard here; respected.

9/1

13/2

Form: 000532 BF

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Remains a maiden but went closest at Naas (6f) last weekend when strong-finishing second to Distillate, having had to be switched and coming clear on the near side; on a winnable mark but drop to 5f may not be ideal.

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

7th

6

(9)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Universally

9st 13lb

J: Colin Keane

T: E J O’Neill

towards rear

8/1

3rd

3

(10)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Universally

10st 1lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: E J O’Neill

Seemed to appreciate a turning track when beating well-handicapped rival at Fairyhouse, not as effective here previously but ran fine race at Curragh since and obvious contender; tendency to miss break remains a concern.

6/1

5th

10

(7)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Curragh

Universally

9st 10lb

J: Ben Coen

T: E J O’Neill

Breakthrough win at 15th attempt at Fairyhouse last month, strong at the line; 8lb rise seems plenty though and draw not great.

12/1

Form: 184440 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Won over 5f at Cork and held her form well until rare below-par effort at the Curragh on latest; return to 5f to suit and not one to rule out.

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

5th

7

(8)

24th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 6y

Class 5

13:10 Lingfield (AW)

Not Too Real Bad

8st 11lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Michael Appleby

Thrown in on some of her Irish form but she's proving frustrating for new connections; ran well for second at Southwell a fortnight ago but she wasn't in quite the same form at Newcastle last week (off 3lb lower); another change of accessories today; drawn widest.

12/1

6th

9

(5)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

18:45 Newcastle (AW)

Not Too Real Bad

8st 7lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Michael Appleby

in touch with leaders

4/1

2nd

1

(9)

9th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Not Too Real Bad

9st 9lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

prominent, disputing second over 1f out, went second inside final furlong, kept on

7/2

Form: 104509 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Up 9lb for a convincing Naas win on heavy in March and has struggled a bit since; handicapper relenting but others still preferred.

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

9th

7

(11)

11th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

14:00 Naas

Senado Square

9st 8lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

C&D winner who added two AW wins in December; however, it was a low-key return at the Curragh on Monday and he's on a high mark; may need a bit more time to get going again.

20/1

11th

10

(10)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Senado Square

9st 9lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

In fine form in sprint handicaps at Dundalk last December, winning twice (5f/6f); may have been feeling the effects of a busy spell when unplaced favourite for a race on final start; also reported to have banged his jaw in the stalls then; unplaced behind Rathbranchurch at Navan last October on most recent turf start.

12/1

16/1

Form: 3-4084

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Dual AW winner is 0-10 on turf but seasonal best when staying-on fourth to Hot Whispers at the Curragh last month from 2lb out of handicap; bit more needed here but can't be ruled out.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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7th

13

(5)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Silver Nemo

8st 13lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Lee Smyth

Is just 2-40 but often runs well; however, has been disappointing lately and others are preferred.

22/1

12th

14

(8)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Silver Nemo

8st 12lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Lee Smyth

On a three-year losing run and no signs of return to form of late; has struggled at 1m previously.

66/1

14th
19 (11)
Giocoso

25/1

Form: 069088

Last run: 6 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Well held so far in handicaps although good early pace at Naas last weekend suggests this trip could suit; visor tried.

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

5th

6

(7)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

15:10 Bellewstown

Giocoso

9st 4lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

towards rear throughout, detached from under 2f out

33/1

14th

19

(11)

2nd Sep 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

14:50 Navan

Giocoso

8st 7lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

Well held so far in handicaps although good early pace at Naas last weekend suggests this trip could suit; visor tried.

25/1

8th

17

(19)

27th Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 205y

15:50 Naas

Giocoso

9st 1lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

Yet to threaten in three maidens and three handicaps; others preferred.

20/1

Form: 665306

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Two solid runs in defeat at Fairyhouse in June (6f) but hasn't progressed although hampered late on at Cork last time; back in trip here and needs to improve.

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0

4

(10)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Californiagoldrush

9st 9lb

J: Emma Murphy

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

An 11-race maiden; only beaten roughly 2l in claimer here last week but a 5lb rise makes life tough, particularly dropping back in trip.

8/1

5th

6

(4)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:35 Dundalk (AW)

Californiagoldrush

9st 2lb

J: Emma Murphy

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

took keen hold, pressed leader

17/2

Form: 421-82 BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Showed some useful form as a three-year-old for Eoin Doyle, touched off in C&D maiden before winning at Naas on heavy ground; fine debut for current yard in Tipperary handicap last month (well-backed favourite) when second to a ready winner on soft, easy 5f probably not ideal; stiffer finish here sure to suit but probably wants it softer.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

3

(19)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:15 Curragh

Cavallo Pazzo

9st 12lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

in touch with leaders, lost position and dropped to midfield under 2f out, no extra over 1f out

12/1

9th

9

(10)

14th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Naas

Cavallo Pazzo

9st 1lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

towards rear

9/2

1st

1

(6)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:10 Down Royal

Cavallo Pazzo

10st 4lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Promising for Eoin Doyle, notably when winning a 6f maiden at Naas last November; beaten favourite all three starts for this yard, but has finished second in two of them; 3/4l in front of Queenie St Clair last week; could not be guaranteed to uphold the form,

3/1

Form: 09090-

Last run: 281 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Went close a couple of times in Britain for Michael Attwater; nothing for Ado McGuinness and first start for new yard; 7lb wrong.

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12th

18

(15)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 6f 0y

14:30 Cork

My Joker

8st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Maiden after 25 starts handles this ground but isn't easy to fancy.

28/1

8th

6

(3)

12th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:15 Laytown

My Joker

10st 3lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: John C McConnell

Ex-British gelding who is 0-24 overall and has a basement handicap mark; shouldn't be good enough.

40/1

Form: 326366

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 25 starts went close a few times earlier this season but plenty to find with some of these on latest Curragh run; blinkers tried.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

12

(13)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Sosallycanwait

9st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Leanne Breen

Is a maiden after 26 starts but has been placed several times; has a chance if at her best after an absence.

20/1

18th

14

(20)

2nd Sep 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

14:50 Navan

Sosallycanwait

8st 13lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Leanne Breen

Maiden after 25 starts went close a few times earlier this season but plenty to find with some of these on latest Curragh run; blinkers tried.

16/1

33/1

Form: 007097

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Yet to trouble judge in handicaps despite declining mark; 4lb wrong here and hard to fancy.

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19th

23

(8)

2nd Sep 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

14:50 Navan

Allie Bear

8st 7lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: C W J Farrell

Yet to trouble judge in handicaps despite declining mark; 4lb wrong here and hard to fancy.

33/1

7th

13

(2)

18th Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

16:50 Cork

Allie Bear

8st 7lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: C W J Farrell

Started in handicaps with a respectable Navan run (seventh of 23); has failed to build on that and needs to improve in first-time cheekpieces, 2lb out of the handicap; hard to fancy.

20/1

9th

12

(8)

9th Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 160y

19:40 Sligo

Allie Bear

8st 12lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: C W J Farrell

Unplaced all starts and still needs more even dropped to a basement mark.

25/1

OUR TIP

16/1

Form: 57-601

Last run: 123 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Dropped in class to get off the mark in Nottingham handicap in May (soft), form looking ordinary; back from summer break with possibly more to offer but daughter of Fast Company may find this ground on the quick side.

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11th

14

(6)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Starnight

8st 13lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: J P Murtagh

midfield

15/2

9th

11

(4)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 6f 0y

15:05 Cork

Starnight

8st 12lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Won a Nottingham handicap on soft in May; below that level twice lately on return after a break; needs more but getting back on soft could bring about a revival.

13/2

9th

6

(11)

18th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 6f 0y

18:55 Fairyhouse

Starnight

9st 11lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Took Nottingham 3yo contest (soft) readily in May so incredible she was 66s on Navan return (faded); must have needed that and Coen returns to saddle; cheekpieces.

16/1

12/1

Form: 063434 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Only one win to his credit but a little unlucky not to add to that tally this season, most recently decent Naas fourth to Distillate (Universally second); more needed though.

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7th

8

(2)

11th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

14:00 Naas

Jazzy Dancer

9st 5lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: W J Martin

Won twice on AW this winter and previous turf success came over this C&D; on his highest mark for some time now but can give a good account if ready after a short break.

4/1

1st

1

(3)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:20 Dundalk (AW)

Jazzy Dancer

10st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: W J Martin

made all

3/1

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Selections

TOPSPEED:

Senado Square

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Distillate

SPOTLIGHT:

Hot Whispers

The Irish Sun:

Sosallycanwait

POSTDATA:

Senado Square