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17:15 Gowran Park

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Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

9/1 (Won)

  • Win: £15.70
  • Place: £3.30

Form: 003216 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Two wins over 7f, including C&D success last year, and not beaten far over that trip when sixth at Leopardstown last month; nearest at the finish then but stamina for 1m still open to question.

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

12th

2

(16)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Curragh

Lady Arwen

9st 13lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Gained a first win over 1m at Gowran last month but couldn't build on that at Bellewstown last week; this is tougher and others look like they're on better marks.

12/1

4th

1

(6)

28th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 162y

15:25 Bellewstown

Lady Arwen

10st 2lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Conor O’Dwyer

towards rear, headway on inner and in touch with leaders after 3f

7/1

15/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 1754U2 CD

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Three wins over 1m, including from gate 16 over C&D in April, and for the most part has been in fine form this year; narrowly beaten by Great Blasket at Killarney and, with no claim being utilised here, meets that rival on roughly similar terms.

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

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

4th

6

(10)

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 21y

13:35 Leopardstown

Rock Etoile

9st 13lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

soon raced in second, pressed leader over 1f out, soon lost second, no extra when lost third towards finish

12/1

16/1

  • Place: £5.10

Form: 350760

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Placed on AW in the spring and caught the eye at Galway when sixth over an extended 1m, finishing well after meeting plenty of traffic; didn't back that up at the Curragh but maybe 7f was too short and dropped 4lb; has a day in him.

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

5th

3

(5)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Bright Dick

10st 1lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Luke Comer

midfield, headway 1f out, kept on towards far side inside final furlong, not reach leaders

6/1

1st

10

(6)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Bright Dick

9st 8lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Luke Comer

in touch with leaders on inner, headway on far side of group from over 2f out, led final 110yds, edged right towards finish, kept on well

18/1

6th

5

(10)

31st Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:35 Dundalk (AW)

Bright Dick

9st 9lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

16-race maiden; went close here last February; unplaced favourite over 1m here last month; risky proposition given his overall profile.

7/1

9/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 2-9771 C

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Won over further here last year and back to form on second start for this yard when beating in-form mare in 19-runner contest at the Curragh (1m); up 4lb for that and not had that much racing for his age.

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

16th

3

(15)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Curragh

Brewel Hill

10st 0lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Peter McCreery

prominent, led after 1f, headed under 2f out, weakened final furlong

9/1

4th

6

(16)

6th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:15 Gowran Park

Brewel Hill

9st 10lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Peter McCreery

prominent, soon went second, challenging under 2f out, no extra and lost two places towards finish

9/1

1st

9

(18)

20th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:35 Curragh

Brewel Hill

9st 8lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Peter McCreery

Gowran winner over a year ago off 59 and went close in similar event afterwards for Gearoid Brouder; okay run on yard debut at Naas last month but others still preferred.

12/1

Form: 593253

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Has made the first three in three of his four handicaps; bumped into a well-treated rival when second at Ballinrobe (1m1f) and another solid effort when third of 18 over that trip at Leopardstown last month.

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

6th

3

(15)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Portreath

9st 13lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

Maiden has been consistent in defeat this season; probably found 1m4f too far when keen here last time and dropping back to this trip should benefit him; wide draw but still a player.

7/2

3rd

2

(3)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Portreath

9st 10lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Showed some ability in maidens and placed a few times in handicaps up to nearly 1m2f; should be involved if staying this trip.

5/1

Form: 871000

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Useful early juvenile for Ballydoyle finally found his level when popping up at 40-1 at Cork (7f) in May; well held since.

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

2nd

5

(6)

18th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Admiral Nelson

8st 13lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Peter Niven

7f win here on his stable debut in December; unable to build on it since and he checked out tamely over 7f here on Friday night.

8/1

9th

9

(5)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

20:10 Newcastle (AW)

Admiral Nelson

9st 4lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Peter Niven

prominent

8/1

20/1

Form: 452800

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Formerly trained in Britain and his fast-finishing second over 7f at Limerick was a promising start in Ireland but well held since; blinkers tried for first time in this country.

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

9th

3

(11)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Sir John Monash

9st 8lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: P J F Murphy

Struggled in handicaps on both turf and AW; now down 11lb from initial mark and new headgear combination tried for this longer trip.

8/1

10th

4

(3)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Sir John Monash

9st 12lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: P J F Murphy

Nine-race maiden who was only beaten half a length on yard debut at Limerick in June; disappointing favourite over C&D next time though and he's struggled in three runs over further since.

8/1

OUR TIP

12/1

Form: 823310 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Latest of eight wins came in Leopardstown claimer and has been on his travels to different yards this summer after contesting such races; beaten 6l in Navan handicap last week on first start for Donegal stable; exposed but draw a help

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

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: 980-11 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

On a hat-trick after winning first two handicap starts, over 7f here and over this trip at Killarney where he got the better of Rock Etoile by half-a-length; up 10lb in total and obvious chance.

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

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

2nd

7

(1)

28th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Great Blasket

9st 8lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

prominent, led narrowly towards far side from 2f out, headed inside final 110yds

9/2

5th

9

(3)

12th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Great Blasket

9st 3lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

in touch with leaders, headway against far rail and briefly led over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

9/2

10th
10 (14)
Cnodian

14/1

Form: 128785

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

All three wins have come over 6f/6.5f but second over 1m at Leopardstown in June and not beaten far over that C&D last time, albeit in a steadily-run affair; others preferred over this trip all the same.

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

19th

5

(20)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Cnodian

9st 12lb

J: Megan Telford-Kelly

T: W McCreery

Tends to travel well but risky now under inexperienced rider; looks ready for a drop back in trip after not finding much at the Curragh; cannot rule out.

10/1

8th

5

(9)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Cnodian

10st 0lb

J: Jessica Maye

T: W McCreery

travelled strongly, in touch with leaders

15/2

3rd

18

(15)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Curragh

Cnodian

9st 4lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

Goes well on soft, scoring at Limerick in June; needs to improve on recent form though.

16/1

25/1

Form: 34-108

Last run: 56 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

All three wins have come over extended 1m2f on AW at Dundalk; this looks a pipe-opener for return to that track in a few weeks' time.

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

6th

4

(15)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

10st 0lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

midfield, headway on near side of group 3f out, kept on but no impression inside final furlong

9/1

6th

1

(3)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

10st 0lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

midfield

9/2

4th

5

(10)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

9st 11lb

J: Colin Keane

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

took keen hold, midfield, headway 2f out, pressed leaders but no extra when bit short of room inside final furlong

16/1

Form: 100785 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

AW maiden winner had been struggling in handicaps but better last twice, including when fifth in this headgear combination at Killarney last month; held by the winner Great Blasket and runner-up Rock Etoile so needs to find a bit more.

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

8th

6

(9)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Relevant Range

9st 12lb

J: W J Lee

T: Gillian Scott

Seems a better horse on this surface, winning a maiden here a year ago and running well despite not getting home over 1m2f last month; should go well.

10/1

5th

4

(12)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Relevant Range

10st 1lb

J: W J Lee

T: Gillian Scott

took keen hold, prominent, soon went third

18/1

12th

12

(9)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Relevant Range

9st 9lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Gillian Scott

towards rear

16/1

Form: 409307 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

AW maiden winner has been finding it tough in handicaps; placed at Leopardstown and only beaten 3l at Navan last week; handicapper finally starting to relent.

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

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

13th

7

(6)

6th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:15 Gowran Park

Toriangel

9st 10lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

midfield

16/1

7th

15

(3)

31st Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:35 Navan

Toriangel

9st 3lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

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.

14/1

Form: /2-195 BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Touched off over this trip on AW last year, but both wins have come over further, including Navan victory over 1m2f in June which was after a long lay-off; held since.

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

14th

8

(13)

6th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:15 Gowran Park

Court Of Appeal

9st 9lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Noel G Hynds

dwelt start, towards rear

12/1

5th

1

(5)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:05 Leopardstown

Court Of Appeal

10st 2lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Noel G Hynds

Won a division of this race on soft ground in 2021 and doubled his score when taking a Navan handicap on comeback over 1m2f in June; solid at the Curragh last time off 1lb higher.

14/1

15th
12 (17)
Rerkha

8/1

Form: 5-673

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Third to a well-treated winner over 7.5f at Roscommon last month and entitled to improve from that handicap debut; dropped 3lb as well but drawn wide.

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

15th

12

(17)

6th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:15 Gowran Park

Rerkha

9st 6lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

prominent

8/1

3rd

10

(2)

22nd Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 93y

19:15 Roscommon

Rerkha

8st 13lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: J P Murtagh

took keen hold, prominent

8/1

7th

13

(6)

12th Jul 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:25 Dundalk (AW)

Rerkha

9st 3lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Has shown promise in two maidens nine months apart; needs this for a mark but the step up to 1m is likely to suit.

16/1

14/1

Form: 055048

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Been a little in and out; fourth of 17 (Bright Dick sixth) over an extended 1m at Galway the best of her five starts in handicaps although did run well for a long way over 9.5f here back in June.

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

15th

22

(4)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Portmagee

9st 2lb

T: Richard Brabazon

held up in rear

16th

16

(3)

6th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:15 Gowran Park

Portmagee

8st 8lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Richard Brabazon

towards rear of midfield

14/1

8th

10

(10)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 30y

18:40 Killarney

Portmagee

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Richard Brabazon

towards rear of midfield

12/1

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Straight Forecast €658.00
Tricast €13527.20

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Admiral Nelson

The Irish Sun:

Portreath

SPOTLIGHT:

Rock Etoile

POSTDATA:

Admiral Nelson