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17:40 Leopardstown

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Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Sovereign Path” Handicap (Premier Handicap)

  • Prize money: £78318.58
  • 0m 7f 72y
  • 17 runners
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Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Sovereign Path” Handicap (Premier Handicap)

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

15/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.75
  • Place: £2.15

Form: 2-912 BF

Last run: 111 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Bolted up min a Dundalk maiden in April and touched off in a Naas handicap a month later when last seen; cheekpieces added; lightly raced and unexposed and dangerous to underestimate here.

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1st

12

(13)

9th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 72y

17:40 Leopardstown

Broadhurst

9st 1lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: A P O’Brien

towards rear, pushed along and raced in last 2f out, headway towards near side but still plenty to do 1f out, ran on well to lead towards finish

15/2

2nd

1

(3)

21st May 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:45 Naas

Broadhurst

9st 12lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: A P O’Brien

prominent, disputing third halfway

100/30

1st

3

(2)

11th Apr 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Broadhurst

9st 7lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: A P O’Brien

Expensive yearling was second to useful type on only juvenile start at Navan (5.5f, good); off over ten months and disappointing favourite at the Curragh last month but quite possibly heavy ground was the reason; son of No Nay Never should enjoy this surface.

2/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: -12031

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Astonishing progress since winning off 58 in May last year; confirmed that when comfortably landing a premier handicap at Galway last time; 6lb rise not excessive and every chance of going close once more.

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10th

3

(8)

1st Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 7f 100y

14:40 Tipperary

Dunum

9st 7lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

midfield

5/1

2nd

4

(7)

9th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 72y

17:40 Leopardstown

Dunum

9st 13lb

J: W J Lee

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

took keen hold, prominent, soon went second, led over 1f out, clear final 110yds, kept on but headed towards finish

6/1

1st

10

(17)

6th Aug 2023

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

16:00 Galway

Dunum

9st 4lb

J: W J Lee

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

travelled strongly, prominent, pushed along to lead under 2f out, ridden clear inside final furlong, kept on well, comfortably

15/2

3rd
16 (4)
Kayhana

8/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form: 15-623

Last run: 27 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced after winning a Limerick handicap on debut last year; ran out of steam in a 1m handicap at the Curragh last time and maybe this trip will suit; interesting runner.

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3rd

16

(4)

9th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 72y

17:40 Leopardstown

Kayhana

8st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

midfield, headway 1f out, ran on well final 110yds, went third post

8/1

3rd

7

(6)

13th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:50 Curragh

Kayhana

9st 7lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

prominent throughout, went second under 2f out, challenging inside final furlong, kept on but lost second towards finish

6/1

2nd

8

(5)

28th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

18:32 Cork

Kayhana

9st 0lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Won a 7f Limerick maiden on debut last year and a respectable effort in a Leopardstown Listed after; however, was well below form on seasonal debut at Killarney over this trip; yard is in better form now, though so a chance if back to her best.

5/2

Form: 474268

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Has been thereabouts in a lot of good handicaps this season, most notably when touched off in the last stride in the Colm Quinn Mile at Galway; not beaten far in the Irish Cambridgeshire last time and likely to give a good account again.

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6th

11

(11)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:25 Curragh

No More Porter

9st 3lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Adrian McGuinness

prominent, disputing lead 3f out, weakened final furlong

8/1

2nd

10

(7)

14th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Naas

No More Porter

9st 1lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Adrian McGuinness

in touch with leaders, outpaced over 2f out, ran on and chased clear leader inside final furlong, kept on, no match for winner

7/1

2nd

1

(4)

30th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 30y

15:35 Killarney

No More Porter

10st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Has been running well in the face of some stiff tasks in handicaps this season and he got no luck in running when third at the Curragh last week (very soft); hasn't won in two years but deserves a break.

3/1

Form: 059890 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner of the Ahonoora Handicap at Galway; mostly out of form this year despite coming down the handicap and little cause for optimism here.

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16th

6

(3)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:45 Curragh

Current Option

9st 7lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Seasoned handicapper yet to win beyond 7f and hasn't won since July 2022; too keen in Lincoln on seasonal return and remains opposable despite reduced mark.

20/1

18th

8

(20)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:10 Curragh

Current Option

8st 11lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Adrian McGuinness

Trainer runs three and 8yo has been a fine servant, particularly at Galway; didn't manage even a placed effort last year despite declining mark; has form on heavy but a revival called for.

20/1

12/1

Form: 473326

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Without a win in nearly two years although some solid efforts in defeat this term, notably Group 3 third here over this trip; not a factor in a soft ground Cork Listed last month but respected back in handicap company with 7lb off.

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9th

3

(6)

18th Apr 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

17:20 Newmarket

Carrytheone

9st 7lb

J: James Doyle

T: Michael Bell

dwelt start, took keen hold, in rear

20/1

6th

2

(1)

9th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 72y

17:40 Leopardstown

Carrytheone

10st 0lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: J P Murtagh

prominent on inner, switched right over 1f out, no extra towards finish

12/1

6th

2

(4)

18th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:20 Cork

Carrytheone

9st 7lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Without a win in nearly two years although some solid efforts in defeat this term, notably Leopardstown Group 3 third over this trip; beaten favourite in a conditions race last time; looks held by Tarawa on the basis of 1m Curragh clash on his penultimate start

4/1

8/1

Form: 092101 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Upped his game sufficiently to land a valuable Class 2 handicap over this trip at Goodwood two weeks ago; respected but has a bad draw to overcome here.

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5th

3

(2)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

17:30 Thirsk

Rhoscolyn

9st 8lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

raced in third, outpaced over 2f out, dropped to last over 1f out, soon no impression

12/1

13th

12

(15)

21st Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

16:25 Ascot

Rhoscolyn

9st 2lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

Has had a terrific spell but those three most recent wins at Goodwood, at 7f and 1m (on heavy and soft) came in less competitive races; a mighty effort if he can defy a penalty in this company (due to race off 2lb lower in future).

14/1

5th

7

(17)

7th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:35 Ascot

Rhoscolyn

9st 7lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

In-form 5yo who recorded three wins at Goodwood (7f/1m, soft/heavy) in August/September; however, combination of 6lb penalty and return to forecast faster ground looks a reason to oppose him; future mark is 4lb lower.

20/1

OUR TIP

8/1

Form: 1-5453 C

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Major progress last summer, winning three-in-a-row over 7f, including Cork Listed event; last two runs at Galway and in the Desmond Stakes here indicate a return to his best.

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1st

6

(2)

22nd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:10 Leopardstown

Mutasarref

9st 9lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: G M Lyons

in touch with leaders, headway when bit short of room and switched right over 1f out, soon challenging, ridden to lead and ran on final 110yds, reduced lead final strides, just did enough

9/1

8th

3

(8)

9th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 72y

17:40 Leopardstown

Mutasarref

10st 0lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

midfield

8/1

12/1

Form: 673001

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Eight career wins, including for Jessica Harrington; back to form when winning a 1m handicap at Newmarket last month; more probably needed.

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8th

1

(14)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

14:55 Newmarket

Bopedro

9st 9lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: David O’Meara

Below best the last twice on first two AW starts but the return to turf could be a plus and he has an excellent record on the two Newmarket courses, winning this last year (good to soft) and finishing fourth in the Cambridgeshire (1m1f, good to firm) last September; could play a leading role.

9/1

7th

2

(5)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 2

16:57 Lingfield (AW)

Bopedro

9st 7lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

Won 1m handicaps on both Newmarket tracks last season and he finished third in the Cambridgeshire off today's mark; only fourth behind Dear My Friend over C&D last month but that was his first run after a short break and he could be seen to better effect here.

10/1

4th

1

(1)

4th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 1

14:37 Lingfield (AW)

Bopedro

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: David O’Meara

Useful on turf and made the frame in major handicaps at Newmarket/Ascot the last twice; worth his place back at Listed level but he's the only runner who has no AW form; makes belated debut in this sphere aged eight.

5/1

20/1

Form: 227140

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Followed up a win over 1m at Newmarket with a fine effort when fourth in the Golden Mile at Goodwood; well below his best in a similar York handicap last time though; chance if he bounces back.

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12th

2

(5)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

11:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Darkness

9st 9lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

This a belated first attempt on AW (31st start) but he was runner-up on last year's reappearance and returns from 1lb below the mark he defied at Newmarket (1m) last summer; also handily drawn so there are reasons to be positive.

14/1

5th

4

(2)

15th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

16:45 Goodwood

Darkness

9st 2lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

Ex-French gelding who has only a modest strike-rate in Britain but has slipped back to the same mark as for Newmarket success (1m, good to firm) in July; creditable fourth in Golden Mile here (soft) next time; back in similar form on latest outing; not dismissed.

5/1

Form: 2-4110

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Decisive good ground wins over this trip at Gowran and Fairyhouse; unstuck on soft ground at Galway but should be much more at home under today's conditions.

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11th

7

(9)

9th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 72y

17:40 Leopardstown

Hotrocket

9st 8lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

towards rear of midfield

10/1

14th

3

(7)

6th Aug 2023

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

16:00 Galway

Hotrocket

9st 8lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Progressive 4yo comes here seeking a hat-trick following good-ground wins over this trip at Gowran and Fairyhouse, winning a shade snugly on second occasion; could still have more to offer but won't too much rain.

13/2

1st

5

(8)

12th Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:20 Fairyhouse

Hotrocket

9st 13lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

midfield, headway waiting for room 2f out, ridden disputing third over 1f out, led final 110yds, nudged out towards finish, cosily

9/2

33/1

Form: 490974 CD

Last run: 3 days

W: 8st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Not the horse he was and never really got involved in a 6f handicap at Cork on Wednesday; 6lb wrong here and up against it.

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12th

18

(6)

9th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 72y

17:40 Leopardstown

Ice Cold In Alex

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: K J Condon

in touch with leaders

33/1

4th

8

(2)

6th Sep 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

18:10 Cork

Ice Cold In Alex

9st 5lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: K J Condon

Six-time winner with several near misses in big handicaps; decent start to the season when second in a competitive Curragh handicap but disappointing since; down to his lowest mark since 2018 though and cannot be totally dismissed.

16/1

7th

3

(7)

26th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

18:40 Curragh

Ice Cold In Alex

10st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: K J Condon

Standing dish here in recent years; won over C&D a year ago off 82 and second to Verhoyen over 7f here on Guineas weekend showed he still has it; well held since.

14/1

Form: 453736

Last run: 45 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Rated 57 when winning Naas handicap on stable debut last August; three more wins at Dundalk since then as well as many good runs in defeat, now rated 99; 1-17 turf record and looks vulnerable here.

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7th

2

(3)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 2

15:00 Newcastle (AW)

Hodds Girl

9st 7lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Prolific winner at Dundalk, most recently a 7f handicap in January off 4lb lower; respectable efforts twice since but she'll do well to better last year's third in this race.

14/1

3rd

6

(3)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Hodds Girl

9st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Seven-time winner here including in January when gaining reward for a string of solid runs with a comfortable win over 7f; rarely competes over this trip and may struggle to reverse recent C&D form with Freescape.

7/1

4th

2

(6)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:05 Dundalk (AW)

Hodds Girl

10st 1lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

dwelt start, towards rear, headway under 2f out, pressed leaders 1f out, no extra when bit short of room inside final 110yds

100/30

Form: 193694

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Won a valuable handicap at Goodwood in May and a fine third in the Britannia at Royal Ascot; below that form since and others look more likely here.

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3rd

5

(2)

20th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Urban Sprawl

9st 8lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Charlie Johnston

pressed leader

11/4

2nd

3

(6)

11th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Urban Sprawl

9st 11lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Charlie Johnston

prominent, led over 1f out, kept on but headed towards finish

3/1

Form: -34900 C

Last run: 106 days

W: 9st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Smart for this stable at three before switching to Australia where he won two 7.5f Group 2s; also runner-up in 7f Caulfield Group 1 on heavy ground last September; not much encouragement from two runs in big Curragh handicaps this year; others preferred.

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1st

4

(7)

8th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

I Am Superman

9st 7lb

J: Colin Keane

T: M D O’Callaghan

briefly led, raced in second after 1f, led again from under 2f out, soon ridden and went clear, ran on, comfortably

10/1

15th

6

(11)

9th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 72y

17:40 Leopardstown

I Am Superman

9st 10lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: M D O’Callaghan

towards rear

25/1

18th

1

(19)

26th May 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Curragh

I Am Superman

10st 0lb

J: Colin Keane

T: M D O’Callaghan

Smart for this stable at three before switching to Australia where he won two 7.5f Group 2s; also runner-up in 7f Caulfield Group 1 on heavy ground last September; ran three times at Meydan during the winter before down the field in the Irish Lincoln.

16/1

20/1

Form: 384200

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Only Irish win gained at Laytown last season; placed in small-field races this term; not disgraced in the Cambridgeshire last time but more needed..

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6th

7

(5)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Cordouan

8st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Wins have come over 7f-8f on AW; was a close 3rd to Slieve Binnian over C&D last time in a slowly-run race; can go well with a repeat but stamina is still a question.

8/1

3rd

6

(4)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Cordouan

9st 11lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Dual AW winner was below form in a premier h'cap last time but coming back to this track will suit and has to be considered even though unproven over this far.

9/1

16th

17

(18)

9th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 72y

17:40 Leopardstown

Cordouan

8st 7lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Adrian McGuinness

slowly into stride, towards rear

20/1

20/1

Form: 341-12 BF

Last run: 197 days

W: 9st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Narrowly denied a hat-trick when touched off in a Dundalk handicap in February; big ask here back on turf after a lengthy absence; others preferred.

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11th

4

(8)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Ransom

9st 9lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: H D McGuigan

Three-time C&D winner, the latest in a claimer last month; well held on yard debut back in handicap company last week; hood now tried and won't mind the step back up in trip.

12/1

10th

3

(4)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Ransom

9st 10lb

J: James Ryan

T: H D McGuigan

A five-time winner on AW, three of them here over this trip; was running consistently in defeat before recording an odds-on win for Denis Hogan in a claimer here a fortnight ago, closely matched with Exquisite Acclaim and Hightimeyouwon on previous run.

7/1

1st

1

(2)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:22 Dundalk (AW)

Ransom

10st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Four-time winner on AW, two of them here over this trip; without a win for over a year but running consistently in defeat and sets a good standard.

11/4

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Payout
Exacta €284.00
Straight Forecast €273.90
Tricast €2826.60
Trifecta €1990.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

No More Porter

SPOTLIGHT:

Hotrocket

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Hotrocket

POSTDATA:

No More Porter

The Irish Sun:

No More Porter