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13:20 Curragh

Soft

Bermingham Cameras Photo Finish Irish EBF Maiden

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  • 0m 6f 0y
  • 11 runners
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Bermingham Cameras Photo Finish Irish EBF Maiden

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

1st
11 (5)
Pipsy

9/4 (Won)

Form: 2

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Beaten 4 3/4l by King Cuan, a smart type with previous experience first time out at Cork; winner went on to land the Goffs Sportsman's Challenge at Naas, a weak race with a good prize fund; tongue-tie worn at Cork is discarded.

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1st

12

(12)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Pipsy

9st 0lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

led narrowly or disputed lead, ridden and led clearly from over 1f out

7/1

1st

11

(5)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

13:20 Curragh

Pipsy

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

took keen hold, soon led, headed halfway, led again going best under 2f out, ridden and went clear inside final furlong, kept on well

9/4

2nd

4

(5)

6th Sep 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:39 Cork

Pipsy

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

Third foal; dam unraced half-sister to French 12.5f Group 2 winner Ziyad, out of Listed-placed French 1m2f winning half-sister to top-class middle-distance filly Aquarelliste; middle distance pedigree and tongue-tied for her debut; interesting newcomer.

11/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Homebred colt; brother to 5f course juvenile winner Hispanic, half-brother to four winners; winning dam is a half-sister by Storm Cat to Group 1 winner Aussie Rules.

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3rd

6

(4)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 5f 205y

13:40 Naas

Il Pellegrino

9st 5lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

held up in midfield, headway and prominent under 2f out, went third over 1f out, no impression inside final furlong

8/11

2nd

3

(10)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

13:20 Curragh

Il Pellegrino

9st 7lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

dwelt start, midfield, headway under 2f out, went second inside final furlong, kept on, no match for winner

6/1

Form: 2 BF

Last run: 162 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

No Nay Never colt who was second of four on his debut over 5f at Dundalk in April; bare form is poor, to say the least, but he is almost sure to be capable of a great deal better; blinkered now.

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12th

7

(5)

14th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 5f 205y

14:50 Naas

Emperor Of Rome

8st 9lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

prominent

9/2

OUR TIP

Form: 4

Last run: 133 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

One of three runners for Aidan O'Brien; has had plenty of time to mature since his debut fourth over an extended 5f at Navan in May; beaten only 2l behind Givemethebeatboys, winner of the Marble Hill, fourth in the Coventry Stakes and third in the Group 1 Phoenix Stakes.

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4th

1

(2)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

13:20 Curragh

Battle Fleet

9st 7lb

J: Frankie Dettori

T: A P O’Brien

prominent, ran green and edged left when outpaced over 1f out, kept on

6/4

4th

2

(6)

13th May 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Battle Fleet

9st 7lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: A P O’Brien

Siyouni colt cost E210,000 as a yearling; brother to Listed-placed French 1m 2yo winner Paramount; half-brother to French 1m 2yo winner Moutarde; dam unraced half-sister to French 1m2f 2yo Group 1 winner Paita.

4/1

12/1

Form: 54

Last run: 97 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Top-class pedigree a mix of speed and stamina; led for a long way before fading into fifth on debut over an extended 7f at Leopardstown in May; ridden in contrasting fashion when keeping on for fourth over 7f at Gowran in June; hard to be sure if this trip will suit.

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3rd

2

(1)

9th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

15:10 Gowran Park

Latin

9st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Promise in three maidens for Aidan O'Brien up to 7.5f; gelded and a lesser Dundalk effort on debut for this yard; however, handles soft and should go well down in class.

3/1

8th

6

(11)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Latin

9st 8lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Promise in a trio of starts for Aidan O'Brien without threatening; new yard and probably best watched returning from 167 days off; gelded.

14/1

Form:

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

In rear over 7f at this venue five weeks ago; gelded since and now tried with blinkers.

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12th

1

(14)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Rebelsontherun

10st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: M D O’Callaghan

Fifth in three 7f maidens, including two at this track; did well to force a dead-heat with the long odds-on Beautiful Dawn over 7f 16 days ago.

5/1

1st

2

(2)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:40 Dundalk (AW)

Rebelsontherun

9st 7lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: M D O’Callaghan

raced in third, niggled along briefly under 5f out

4/1

5th

11

(13)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Rebelsontherun

9st 7lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: M D O’Callaghan

soon pressed leader, lost position over 1f out, soon hung left and weakened gradually

6/1

Form: 35 BF

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Both runs have been over an extended 7f and there is a lot of stamina on his dam's side; however, his style of running suggests this trip may suit; third of 14 in a good Leopardstown maiden in which Latin finished fifth; failed to reproduce that form when favourite at Roscommon.

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7th

7

(9)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

13:20 Curragh

Star Hunter

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

in touch with leaders

11/2

5th

8

(4)

22nd Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 93y

17:45 Roscommon

Star Hunter

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

prominent, went second halfway, weakened final furlong

7/2

3rd

12

(10)

19th May 2023

Yielding

0m 7f 69y

16:40 Leopardstown

Star Hunter

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

soon raced in second, joined leader when pushed along under 2f out, ridden and briefly led over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, no chance with winner when lost second final strides

14/1

Form: 99

Last run: 45 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Well beaten in maidens at Down Royal and Sligo; hooded now; safe to rule out.

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7th

7

(5)

8th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

18:35 Newcastle (AW)

Maria Land

8st 4lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Craig Lidster

prominent, weakened over 1f out

20/1

5th

5

(2)

29th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Maria Land

9st 0lb

J: Sam James

T: Craig Lidster

0-6 in Ireland last year for John McConnell; sold for 1,000gns in December; has poor claims on balance of form and, upped markedly in distance, looks a doubtful stayer on breeding.

20/1

8th

9

(2)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Dundalk (AW)

Maria Land

8st 9lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: John C McConnell

First of her two nursery outings was respectable, fifth of 11 at Gowran despite meeting some trouble in running; hard to fancy after moderate Galway run, though perhaps the addition of a tongue-tie will help.

8/1

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Half-brother to Flat and hurdles winner Red Dagger; dam won over 1m at two and is a half-sister to 7f Group 3 winner/2,000 Guineas third Frenchman's Bay.

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14th

9

(15)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

14:55 Curragh

Our Dagger

9st 8lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Joe Conlon

towards rear towards near side

100/1

11th

11

(1)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 5f 164y

13:55 Navan

Our Dagger

9st 0lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: J Larkin

Beaten 16l on recent debut and loads of improvement needed.

25/1

200/1

Form: 007

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

No sign of ability in three outings over different trips.

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10th

10

(3)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

13:20 Curragh

Our Queen Bee

9st 2lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Philip M Byrne

towards rear

200/1

7th

6

(3)

31st Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

14:35 Navan

Our Queen Bee

9st 2lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Philip M Byrne

Has not beaten a single rival in two maidens; makes no appeal here.

200/1

11th

9

(6)

11th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 100y

18:25 Tipperary

Our Queen Bee

9st 2lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Philip M Byrne

towards rear of midfield

200/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Newcomer by Rock of Gibraltar out of an unraced mare from a French family with a solid middle-distance record; 6f may be a bit sharp for her.

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11th

8

(1)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

13:20 Curragh

Easyshineadiamond

9st 2lb

J: Adrian O’Shea

T: Mrs A M O’Shea

prominent

66/1

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Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Pipsy

SPOTLIGHT:

Battle Fleet

POSTDATA:

Pipsy

The Irish Sun:

Battle Fleet