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16:15 Curragh

Soft

Ornella Underwriting Ltd Equine And Bloodstock Insurance Apprentice Handicap

  • Prize money: £7831.86
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 18 runners
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Ornella Underwriting Ltd Equine And Bloodstock Insurance Apprentice Handicap

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.20
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 390054 D

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Modest strike-rate; only beaten 2l on last two starts (soft) but they were over longer trips; now tried in blinkers and fair chance if they have a positive effect.

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7th

5

(12)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Magic Charm

9st 13lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Martin Hassett

Enjoyed a good campaign last year, winning over 1m at the Curragh and started off the season well when third in a big field handicap at the same venue last month; could be better drawn but looks a leading contender off the same mark.

6/1

25/1

  • Place: £5.40

Form: 000780

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Long-standing maiden has shown little since heavy-ground second over 6f here in April.

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3rd

16

(7)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Tall Story

8st 12lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Now a 34-race maiden, placed eight times but hard to have much confidence in him, since he has been no closer than tenth in three starts this season; has slumped in the rating since 2021 when he had good form including a C&D second in a maiden.

14/1

11th

25

(22)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Tall Story

8st 12lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Mid-division at this venue on seasonal debut; similar at Leopardstown; longstanding maiden (0-33, placed eight times); others preferred.

25/1

25/1

  • Place: £12.40

Form: -90480

Last run: 41 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Modest but made frame over 7f at Fairyhouse and not shamed in mid-field (beaten 7l) here behind Goldmoyne; might improve for going a mile.

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6th

6

(3)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Bride Tree

9st 10lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Sarah Dawson

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield 2f out, kept on inside final furlong

4/1

1st

9

(3)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Bride Tree

9st 1lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Sarah Dawson

in touch with leaders on inner, smooth headway to lead on far side of group over 1f out, ridden clear inside final furlong, ran on

16/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 2-3981

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Off the mark over 1m2f at Navan three weeks ago and second franked the form next time; up 8lb and drop to 1m probably not in her favour but likes easy ground and could progress a bit more.

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18th

3

(17)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

17:25 Navan

Stay Local

9st 13lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Off the mark over C&D early last month, with Flier and Lissadell among those behind; went up 8lb and could manage only fourth behind Magic Charm at the Curragh; however, that was over; return to this trip should suit.

6/1

4th

9

(20)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Curragh

Stay Local

9st 10lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

prominent throughout, led narrowly under 2f out, headed and lost two places 1f out, weakened final 110yds

8/1

1st

10

(6)

2nd Sep 2023

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Navan

Stay Local

9st 6lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

soon prominent on outer, pressed leader when took keen hold after 3f, joined leader over 2f out, led narrowly when ridden over 1f out, ran on

10/1

20/1

Form: 093070 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

AW maiden winner been in and out in turf handicaps this term, pick of her efforts on easy ground; each-way claims.

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4th

10

(11)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Toriangel

9st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

Sole win came on the AW; ended last season with a good fifth to Magic Charm at the Curragh; others preferred but enough there to give some encouragement.

12/1

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

12/1

Form: 0-7642

Last run: 91 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Wide margin winner over 1m on soft at Gowran last back-end; good second to an improver over 10.5f at Down Royal on last Flat start in June, hurdling since.

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10th

1

(17)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Stormy Jenn

10st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: P Cluskey

Only two wins in a 30-race Flat career but both have come at this venue; worth considering now after recent Naas second on her seasonal debut; has an edge over Captured.

4/1

2nd

1

(6)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Naas

Stormy Jenn

10st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: P Cluskey

soon prominent, led on inner over 3f out, joined under 2f out, ridden when headed over 1f out, kept on but no match for winner

10/1

Form: 6680-0

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Nothing in first two handicaps including on seasonal bow at Roscommon; hooded.

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7th

13

(7)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Madakasham Jam

8st 13lb

J: James Ryan

T: Jack W Davison

midfield

66/1

10th

8

(12)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:10 Down Royal

Madakasham Jam

8st 10lb

J: James Ryan

T: Jack W Davison

Not a bad run when seventh of 18 at the Curragh on Saturday; two moderate handicap runs before that.

20/1

7th

16

(5)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Curragh

Madakasham Jam

8st 11lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Jack W Davison

prominent against far rail, weakened inside final furlong

40/1

Form: 963724 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Probably should have won a few more but seems perfectly genuine; ran well on soft at Naas in July which is reassuring and little wrong with latest two efforts; second in big-field C&D contest last year on her CV as well.

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9th

4

(11)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Approach

9st 13lb

J: Danny Power

T: W McCreery

C&D win in November and only just failed to follow up month later before finishing midfield over C&D last month; others more likely.

10/1

7th

14

(7)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Approach

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

midfield

7/1

2nd

1

(5)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Approach

10st 2lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: W McCreery

in touch with leaders, headway and challenging over 1f out, soon ridden, briefly disputed lead inside final 110yds, just held

6/1

12/1

Form: 078

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Modest form in claimer/two maidens but from big yard and can't be ruled out off lowly mark.

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3rd

3

(1)

28th Apr 2024

Good

1m 2f 37y

Class 5

15:55 Bath

Tortured Soul

9st 9lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Tony Carroll

Won six of his first seven outings for this yard and beaten under 3l on his two starts since; they were all on AW and his turf form in Ireland last year was way below what's now required, albeit with best of those efforts coming on heavy ground; considered.

4/1

6th

5

(7)

10th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 5

17:00 Lingfield (AW)

Tortured Soul

9st 7lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Tony Carroll

dwelt start, took keen hold, held up in rear

7/2

5th

1

(4)

21st Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 5

16:55 Southwell (AW)

Tortured Soul

10st 2lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: Tony Carroll

reared in stalls before start, dwelt start, took keen hold, towards rear, headway on near side of group over 1f out, kept on final 110yds, not reach leaders

5/4

9/2

Form: -08331 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Placed behind progressive types in first two handicaps and got it done at Gowran (1m, good); up 8lb for that but big, leery sort has more in him and stiff track will suit.

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15th

14

(17)

7th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Curragh

Partisan Hero

8st 13lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: D K Weld

Improved for handicaps and got off the mark over 1m at Gowran last month; however, shoved up 8lb and well held over C&D a fortnight ago when too keen; wears first-time visor.

17/2

Form: -01150 BF

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Couple of wins in Wales this summer (6f/7f) but form over this trip renders her opposable; second runner for small Wexford yard.

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10th

12

(1)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Coffeemeanscoffee

9st 0lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Tom McGuinness

Two wins in the space of three days in Britain last summer before her form dropped away; record fresh isn't the best.

33/1

18th

6

(14)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

15:00 Curragh

Coffeemeanscoffee

9st 1lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: Tom McGuinness

reluctant to go to start, towards rear

14/1

11th

14

(1)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Curragh

Coffeemeanscoffee

9st 0lb

J: Calum Hogan

T: Tom McGuinness

in rear, detached halfway

16/1

Form: 07800-

Last run: 283 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Early promise for Ger Lyons but it's been all downhill Flat and hurdles since; new yard.

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7th

11

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:05 Downpatrick

Essential Part

11st 5lb

J: Harry Sexton

T: Adrian Sexton

midfield

33/1

18th

19

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Essential Part

11st 9lb

J: Adrian Sexton

T: Adrian Sexton

Struggling for any sort of form when last seen and off four months.

200/1

14/1

Form: 007064

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Maiden has shown mild promise on occasion including when fourth over a furlong farther at Punchestown last time.

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11th

14

(10)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Deuteronomy

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: R P Burns

No wins or places in 17 starts and if his turn is to come it will probably be on drier ground.

20/1

7th

11

(12)

16th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 100y

15:20 Gowran Park

Deuteronomy

8st 13lb

J: Shane Foley

T: R P Burns

Now 0-16; decent fourth of 14 at Punchestown on his penultimate run but seems to need better ground.

25/1

50/1

Form: -45960

Last run: 39 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Modest maiden but only beaten 2l over 7f at Gowran penultimate start so not devoid of ability; 2lb wrong.

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12th

9

(6)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:22 Dundalk (AW)

Lightupthesky

9st 2lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: V C Ward

Modest sort rated a meagre 37 so lots on at the weights here; cheekpieces tried.

100/1

25/1

Form: 954070

Last run: 97 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Ran okay in a couple of maidens and mildly eyecatching in higher grade over C&D on handicap bow in May; yet to build on that and back from three months off.

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4th

14

(13)

6th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 2

14:40 Kempton (AW)

Old Peculier

8st 9lb

J: David Probert

T: Mark Fahey

Has has improved significantly since blinkers were added, completing a Dundalk hat-trick (1m-1m4f) in December /January and even better form when second of 12 to Penzance over 1m2f at Lingfield five weeks ago; there's nothing wrong with that form so he's yet another who has to enter the reckoning.

12/1

2nd

11

(3)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 2

16:22 Lingfield (AW)

Old Peculier

8st 6lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Mark Fahey

Lightly raced on AW in Ireland but he has improved significantly since blinkers were added, most recently running away with a 1m handicap at Dundalk in January (taking him to 3-3 in headgear); no issue with the longer trip (won over 1m4f on penultimate start) but a 13lb rise for last time (raised a total of 28lb for the three wins), allied to significantly stronger opposition, could leave him vulnerable; his tendency to hang sharply right won't be an asset here either.

14/1

1st

1

(4)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:50 Dundalk (AW)

Old Peculier

10st 5lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Mark Fahey

Has come good at this venue in recent months; second over the extended 1m2f in November; went one better over the same trip last month and backed that up with a 1m4f win here last Friday, asserting well to go away in the closing stages; now bids to complete a hat-trick under a 7lb penalty; possibly vulnerable based on previous 1m form.

15/8

9/1

Form: -97714 CD

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Won similar contest over C&D last month (Akmaam fourth) and did little wrong when fourth at Gowran since; those runs on good but has run well on easy ground.

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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

17th
6 (18)
Hastily

16/1

Form: 428419

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

4yo is versatile trip-wise; won over a straight 7f at Cork last year and over 5f at Chepstow last month; also narrowly beaten over this trip at Naas in midsummer; best form on good ground.

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9th

6

(12)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Hastily

9st 10lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Tom McGuinness

sweating, unruly at the post

33/1

15th

8

(16)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Naas

Hastily

9st 12lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Tom McGuinness

Both wins and best form has come on sound surfaces; predicted rain a negative and seems best watched on seasonal return.

20/1

Form: 0-847

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 13lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Related to winners over 7f and 9f so maybe this trip will suit better than 1m3f at Roscommon where he was well held on handicap debut; still early days for well-bred type.

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18th

4

(2)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Curragh

Sorrento Point

9st 13lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

took keen hold, midfield

12/1

7th

12

(4)

4th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 3f 140y

18:15 Roscommon

Sorrento Point

9st 4lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

in touch with leaders early, soon dropped to midfield, headway and in touch with leaders under 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

8/1

4th

9

(5)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 40y

17:50 Killarney

Sorrento Point

9st 8lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, prominent when pushed along on near side of group 2f out, soon ridden, edged left over 1f out, soon no extra

8/1

Form: 000817 C

Last run: 30 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Big-priced winner of 23-runner 7f contest on good ground here but well held last time; yard continues in remarkable form.

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15

(21)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Curragh

Goldmoyne

8st 13lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Timothy Doyle

Big-priced winner of 23-runner 7f contest on good ground here but well held last time; yard continues in remarkable form.

14/1

7th

11

(16)

24th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Leopardstown

Goldmoyne

8st 11lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Timothy Doyle

prominent, pressed leader under 3f out, ridden and led narrowly from 2f out, headed and weakened quickly inside final furlong

8/1

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Non-runners

Akmaam, Carlton Banks, Goldmoyne

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Payout
Exacta €2364.00
Straight Forecast €1855.20
Tricast €60447.20

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Morning Approach

POSTDATA:

Toriangel

The Irish Sun:

Magic Charm

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Morning Approach