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17:55 Galway

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Galway Handicap

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 0m 7f 24y
  • 9 runners
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Galway Handicap

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.20
  • Place: £2.00

Form: 000354 D

Last run: 55 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Won at Cork earlier this season off this mark in testing ground; solid runs lately off similar ratings so should be involved again.

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

13th

7

(3)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Purring Along

9st 4lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Lee Smyth

midfield

25/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 8-7604

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Winner in UK has run well in defeat at times for this yard including over 6f at the Curragh last time; this trip probably suits better, so can go well.

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

1st

18

(17)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:05 Curragh

Mercurial

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: John J Nallen

prominent towards near side, disputed lead after 1f, led narrowly when groups merged 3f out, ridden and faced challenges from 2f out, ran on inside final 110yds

16/1

9th

1

(21)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Mercurial

10st 2lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: John J Nallen

1-25 record a concern but ended the season with C&D second on heavy ground; also finished second twice on soft ground last September.

6/1

2nd

16

(4)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

12:50 Curragh

Mercurial

9st 2lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: John J Nallen

prominent up the centre throughout, disputed lead 2f out, led 1f out, kept on

16/1

22/1

  • Place: £5.30

Form: 000500 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Second runner for yard; has been mostly below form this season and others are 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

16

(4)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Talking Tough

8st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: S M Duffy

Poor strike-rate of 2-65 and last year was a struggle; not that appealing.

50/1

14/1

Form: 100900 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Won on AW in April over this trip and best run since was at Naas last time over 6f when denied a clear run; down 6lb and this trip suits better, so a chance.

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

4th

10

(1)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Storm Eric

9st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: Jamie Flynn

midfield, headway up the centre 2f out, challenging over 1f out, briefly went second inside final furlong, no extra towards finish

5/1

4th

10

(17)

12th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

15:37 Dundalk (AW)

Storm Eric

9st 9lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Jamie Flynn

took keen hold, led, faced challenge 2f out, headed 1f out, weakened inside final 110yds

6/1

16/1

Form: 4-0070

Last run: 80 days

W: 8st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Last of his three wins came at Gowran a year ago; has to improve upon recent efforts but is off a low mark if he can.

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

11th

13

(7)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Phoenix Open

8st 12lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: S M Duffy

midfield

33/1

5th

8

(11)

12th Sep 2023

Yielding

0m 7f 24y

17:55 Galway

Phoenix Open

8st 7lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: S M Duffy

Last of his three wins came at Gowran a year ago; has to improve upon recent efforts but is off a low mark if he can.

16/1

13th

19

(17)

24th Jun 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Limerick

Phoenix Open

9st 1lb

T: S M Duffy

Third reserve; won over 1m at Gowran last summer; behind three of these when beaten 10l over C&D last time.

7/1

Form: 800-08 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Won this race last year off 5lb higher on soft ground; not at best lately but can go well again if ground softens enough for her.

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

12th

8

(1)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:20 Dundalk (AW)

Pimstrel

9st 5lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Laura Hourigan

Front-runner and good performer on soft ground at his best; has run okay on this surface in the past; well drawn for a front-runner and could play a hand.

10/1

Form: 0-8000

Last run: 6 days

W: 8st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Maiden is rated only 42 and was poor last time, so makes no appeal.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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7th

11

(1)

12th Sep 2023

Yielding

0m 7f 24y

17:55 Galway

Tijuana

8st 7lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: David Edward Finn

started quickly, took keen hold, led, headed and in touch with leaders after 1f

50/1

14/1

Form: 6707/0

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner has run well in defeat at this track in the past; can improve from return last time after 683 days away.

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

11th

10

(5)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Dance Emperor

9st 6lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Peter Fahey

Three-time winner has been soundly beaten in three runs since his comeback and isn't easy to fancy.

25/1

9th

8

(2)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

17:25 Navan

Dance Emperor

9st 7lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Peter Fahey

The last of his three wins was in July 2021; missed last year; well below his best in outings at Bellewstown and Galway in recent months.

25/1

6th

6

24th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Dance Emperor

12st 0lb

J: Aimee Murphy

T: Peter Fahey

Was off for nearly two years, really quite this season and now rated 56.

25/1

Form: /80-46 BF

Last run: 55 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Lightly-raced filly put in decent efforts last twice, at Limerick and Killarney over 1m; squezed for room late on latter occasion but still has to find a bit more.

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

9th

7

(10)

12th Sep 2023

Yielding

0m 7f 24y

17:55 Galway

Golden Freckle

8st 7lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: T J O’Mara

Lightly-raced filly put in decent efforts last twice, at Limerick and Killarney over 1m; squezed for room late on latter occasion but still has to find a bit more.

7/1

6th

10

(8)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 40y

19:20 Killarney

Golden Freckle

8st 12lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: T J O’Mara

Lightly raced filly was having her first run since last summer when a promising fourth on handicap debut at Limerick last month, staying on well after not clear run, still green; likely has more to offer and could go close.

13/2

4th

12

(6)

24th Jun 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Limerick

Golden Freckle

8st 12lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: T J O’Mara

Modest maiden form and first run since August; outsider on handicap debut.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta €183.00
Straight Forecast €160.80
Tricast €1864.60
Trifecta €1526.00

Selections

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