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17:30 Tipperary

Yielding To Soft

Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel Handicap

  • Prize money: £5743.36
  • 1m 4f 110y
  • 18 runners
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Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel Handicap

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £17.40
  • Place: £6.20

Form: -42540

Last run: 90 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Sole win came at 1m, limited opportunities at this trip inconclusive; others preferred.

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10th

1

(3)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:35 Dundalk (AW)

Maralinga

10st 2lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

Won over this trip at Tipperary in September; has run well in defeat at this venue a few times; 10.5f was a bit sharp for him here last time and stable continues in form.

6/1

4th

2

(16)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Maralinga

10st 2lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Timothy Doyle

Back to his best with a turf success at Tipperary last month; has the speed for this drop back in trip but 10lb rise looks tough and the wide draw isn't ideal for his preferred tactics.

6/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 6-0772 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Dual winner for Mark Johnston earlier in his career but became regressive until more encouraging turf run last month when chasing home an easy winner in Leopardstown amateur riders handicap (1m7f); interesting jockey booking.

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21th

23

(18)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

16:30 Navan

Kings Prince

10st 3lb

J: W J Lee

T: Eamonn O’Connell

took keen hold, raced wide, always behind

6th

7

(4)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Thurles

Kings Prince

9st 11lb

J: W J Lee

T: Eamonn O’Connell

Dual winner for Mark Johnston earlier in his career; became regressive until encouraging second behind an easy winner in 1m7f Leopardstown amateur riders handicap in August; another solid display over a shorter trip at Tipperary a month ago.

13/2

2nd

9

(12)

3rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 110y

17:30 Tipperary

Kings Prince

9st 7lb

J: W J Lee

T: Eamonn O’Connell

dwelt start, towards rear, headway from under 2f out, ran on well inside final furlong, went second final strides, no match for winner

12/1

OUR TIP

9/2

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 346531 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Consistent 5yo followed C&D third with third AW success last month, winning a shade comfortably under today's rider; 5lb higher here but should go well again although ground possibly softer than ideal.

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3rd

3

(5)

3rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 110y

17:30 Tipperary

French Company

10st 0lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: J G Coogan

midfield, headway from under 2f out, went third over 1f out, kept on towards finish

9/2

1st

1

(8)

15th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

French Company

10st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: J G Coogan

in touch with leaders, raced wide home turn, pushed along and challenging when hung right towards near side 1f out, led inside final furlong, kept on well

5/1

3rd

3

(8)

5th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 120y

20:20 Tipperary

French Company

10st 0lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: J G Coogan

midfield, ridden and headway under 2f out, ridden disputing fourth inside final furlong, went third inside final 110yds, kept on, no match for first two

11/2

14/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 765-57

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Seemingly didn't get home over this trip under a positive ride on handicap debut at Cork on Wednesday; remains opposable.

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10th

6

7th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 43y

12:37 Clonmel

Inchiquin Maid

11st 9lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: David Kenneth Budds

Below form on the Flat of late and the best of her three hurdle efforts came over 3m; tough opening mark and others preferred.

16/1

8th

1

(13)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Inchiquin Maid

10st 2lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: David Kenneth Budds

midfield

10/1

8th

10

(4)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:37 Curragh

Inchiquin Maid

9st 11lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: David Kenneth Budds

held up in rear, headway from over 1f out, ran on well final 110yds, never near to challenge

12/1

5th
5 (19)
Rain

8/1

Form: -08403

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Winner in France last year and steadily getting more competitive off declining mark, seasonal-best when staying-on third at Roscommon last month on softish ground; may ideally want a stiffer test but still one to consider.

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6th

13

(11)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

16:07 Curragh

Rain

9st 5lb

J: W J Lee

T: James M Barcoe

midfield, kept on towards far side from over 1f out, never near to challenge

16/1

3rd

2

(20)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

16:30 Navan

Rain

10st 1lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: James M Barcoe

towards rear

20/1

13/2

Form: -00539

Last run: 46 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Sole win came over 7f when trained in Britain but some solid runs over further since trained here and penultimate C&D third puts him in the mix; cheekpieces now tried with Colin Keane booked.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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15th

1

(22)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

17:25 Navan

Hello Power

10st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

Won 1m claimer at Gowran last month; found 7f inadequate last time; placed over a range of distances; has run well on soft on several occasions.

10/1

5th

9

(6)

18th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Fairyhouse

Hello Power

8st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

in rear

15/2

16/1

Form: 867424

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Maiden didn't seem to stay 1m5f on handicap debut at Down Royal last time; still possibly too high in the handicap.

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4th

4

(4)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Humtaza

9st 11lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: P O’Rourke

prominent, soon disputing lead, raced in second after 4f, led again 2f out, headed 1f out, weakened inside final 110yds

4/1

5th

16

(12)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:35 Dundalk (AW)

Humtaza

9st 6lb

T: P O’Rourke

Second reserve; second to My Mate Mozzie in 1m4f turf maiden but well held since; AW debut.

9th

1

(13)

16th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 100y

15:20 Gowran Park

Humtaza

10st 1lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: P O’Rourke

in touch with leaders on outer

6/1

Form: 59099

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced mare slow to break and hasn't been competitive in opening two handicaps (C&D first occasion) but gives impression she could have more to offer.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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5th

9

(3)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Firm Belief

9st 3lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Rodger Sweeney

Went up 10lb for winning a handicap at Navan in October and fairly soundly beaten three times since; down 4lb now but remains to be seen whether that will be enough; others preferred.

20/1

13th

2

(6)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Firm Belief

10st 1lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Rodger Sweeney

Showed she stays well when winning a soft ground 1m6f handicap at Navan in October; mid-division behind Spinning Web over 1m4f here last time; suited by step up in trip.

6/1

6th

1

(4)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Firm Belief

10st 1lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Rodger Sweeney

raced in second, led halfway, headed under 2f out, weakened final furlong

12/1

Form: 099340 D

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Both wins last year came at this trip and looked to be returning to form until Galway flop latest; tongue tie now tried and rider having his first ride.

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6th

7

(10)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Butterfly Garden

9st 9lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Kevin Prendergast

in touch with leaders early, midfield behind clear leader halfway, some headway on far side of group 1f out, kept on inside final 110yds

16/1

13th

7

(16)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Butterfly Garden

9st 9lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Kevin Prendergast

Listowel festival winner last year over this trip; has failed to hit top form this year; best run of the turf season was over 1m6f at Killarney in July.

10/1

7th

11

17th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 184y

17:25 Gowran Park

Butterfly Garden

9st 0lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Kevin Prendergast

Listowel festival winner last year over 1m4f; has failed to find her best form this season and made little impact over 1m6f at Listowel this time around; best run this was over 1m6f at Killarney in July.

16/1

10th
7 (20)
Rotolo

25/1

Form: 06200-

Last run: 312 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Standout effort last year when second in 1m2f Naas handicap, soundly beaten twice afterwards on softer ground; belated seasonal return and likely best watched.

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7th

6

(3)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Rotolo

10st 6lb

J: Miss M Blichfeldt

T: W T Farrell

raced in second

25/1

10th

7

(20)

3rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 110y

17:30 Tipperary

Rotolo

9st 9lb

J: Neve Bennett

T: W T Farrell

towards rear of midfield

25/1

14th

19

(3)

26th Oct 2022

Soft To Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:25 Curragh

Rotolo

9st 8lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: W T Farrell

prominent early, in touch with leaders when pushed along over 3f out, weakening when ridden and no impression over 2f out

20/1

25/1

Form: -90079

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Maiden has been soundly beaten in handicaps lately and isn't easy to fancy.

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0

9

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

3m 0f 100y

15:20 Limerick

Kingsofthemidlands

11st 4lb

J: Richard Condon

T: P A Fahy

Maiden after 21 starts under all rules; well beaten on both handicap hurdle starts from 2m-2m6f; loads more needed.

22/1

16th

14

(4)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 4f 0y

14:20 Curragh

Kingsofthemidlands

10st 0lb

J: Ms C A Walsh

T: P A Fahy

prominent

20/1

7th

6

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:15 Gowran Park

Kingsofthemidlands

11st 8lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: P A Fahy

Fair placed form on Flat when trained by Andrew Balding; has shown little for this stable; regressive on the Flat this year and no sign yet of winning potential over hurdles.

16/1

14/1

Form: /1/00- C

Last run: 307 days

W: 9st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Dual-purpose 8yo has won twice here on the flat (1m1f) and more recently won over hurdles at Downpatrick; faller at Bellewstown last time; first flat run of 2023.

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0

7

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 205y

14:35 Thurles

Rock On Seamie

11st 6lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Ray Hackett

2m2f Downpatrick winner in June and solid run latest when third behind an odds-on shot at Gowran in September (2m4f); return to better ground here in his favour but others less exposed.

12/1

3rd

3

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 4f 70y

16:25 Gowran Park

Rock On Seamie

11st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: Ray Hackett

towards rear but in touch with leaders, headway 3 out, went third when ridden after 2 out, soon no extra, no match for first two

20/1

12th

11

(4)

3rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 110y

17:30 Tipperary

Rock On Seamie

9st 7lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Ray Hackett

dwelt start, midfield

14/1

Form: /257-0

Last run: 107 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Not much luck in running on Leopardstown comeback run in May for Ian O'Connor; returns for new yard here with hood tried.

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9th

5

(8)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 4f 108y

15:50 Thurles

Champagne Terri

9st 11lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Thomas Cooper

Last of her four wins for Adrian Keatley was in July 2020; not much encouragement from two runs this season.

16/1

13th

12

(10)

3rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 110y

17:30 Tipperary

Champagne Terri

9st 6lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Thomas Cooper

towards rear of midfield

25/1

18th

2

(9)

19th May 2023

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

19:30 Leopardstown

Champagne Terri

10st 1lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Ian O’Connor

Knocking on three years since her last success and was last seen 12 months ago finishing tailed off over fences; kicks off for a new yard with lots to prove.

50/1

Form: 0750-8

Last run: 27 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Belated seasonal return at Naas last month not without promise, staying on after not clear run; down in grade here so respected.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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8th

5

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 189y

17:10 Punchestown

Global Energy

12st 3lb

J: Tara Carroll

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

.

11/2

1st

11

(9)

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:55 Leopardstown

Global Energy

9st 7lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

prominent, ridden to lead 1f out, faced challenge but kept on well inside final furlong, just did enough

14/1

Form: 0/4-06

Last run: 3 days

W: 8st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

16-race maiden, Thursday's Navan run mildly encouraging but good bit more likely needed here; visor tried.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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13th

14

(17)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Indignation

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: John C McConnell

Maiden placed twice here earlier in his career; well held on turf this year and back from a break.

25/1

16/1

Form: 8/32-0 D

Last run: 4 days

W: 8st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Flat wins came some time ago and last of 17 at Cork on Wednesday on first flat run of the year.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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5th

5

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

17:08 Sedgefield

Sil Ver Klass

11st 3lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: R Mike Smith

led, headed before 2 out

16/1

16/1

Form: 0-4389

Last run: 58 days

W: 8st 8lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 15 starts but several solid runs in defeat this term, notably close C&D third off 51; tame Bellewstown run on latest leaves her with a bit to find.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10th

7

(6)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Cleopatras Needle

8st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: H Rogers

Early promise this past turf season never materialised, better form on a decent surface; only second AW start so could yet improve.

7/1

17th

18

(3)

3rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 110y

17:30 Tipperary

Cleopatras Needle

8st 8lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: H Rogers

in touch with leaders

16/1

10/1

Form: 9/705

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner fared well off what appeared a high opening mark over C&D last month when staying on late in ladies handicap (soft); can't be ruled out.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10th

11

(4)

24th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 165y

16:45 Curragh

Lispendense

8st 7lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Denis W Cullen

towards rear

50/1

18th

4

(16)

3rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 110y

17:30 Tipperary

Lispendense

10st 0lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Denis W Cullen

awkward start, midfield

10/1

5th

3

(5)

11th Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 115y

20:10 Tipperary

Lispendense

11st 2lb

J: Annalise Cullen

T: Denis W Cullen

midfield, headway 1f out, ran on well final 110yds, not reach leaders

20/1

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Payout
Exacta €2376.00
Straight Forecast €1933.90
Tricast €17617.50
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Selections

The Irish Sun:

Rain

TOPSPEED:

Inchiquin Maid

POSTDATA:

Butterfly Garden

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Kings Prince

SPOTLIGHT:

French Company