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16:45 Down Royal

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Pravha Handicap

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 1m 2f 75y
  • 13 runners
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Pravha Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

OUR TIP

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.60
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 11-071 CD

Last run: 58 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Won this race last year, 8lb higher now, gained a third career success at Gowran in July, with today's rivals Mr Mills back in third; possible that he will be involved again.

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

9th

5

(3)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 110y

16:35 Naas

Red Trail

9st 13lb

J: Calum Hogan

T: Andrew McNamara

reared start, in rear

5/1

7th

10

28th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 176y

13:55 Clonmel

Red Trail

11st 3lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Andrew McNamara

Four-time Flat winner, including a Down Royal handicap on heavy ground three days ago; some decent efforts in four maiden hurdle starts and should run well if this doesn't come too soon.

14/1

1st

1

(12)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 2f 75y

16:45 Down Royal

Red Trail

10st 0lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Andrew McNamara

Won this race last year, 8lb higher now, gained a third career success at Gowran in July, with today's rivals Mr Mills back in third; possible that he will be involved again.

7/2

2nd
15 (2)
Granns Boy

  • Place: £11.10

Form: 9707

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

This longer trip may suit judging by her handicap debut at Galway; first reserve.

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Verdict Starting price

7th

17

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Naas

Granns Boy

11st 4lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: H Rogers

Won off 58 on final Flat start but showed little when tailed off at Navan last month.

200/1

8th

5

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Navan

Granns Boy

11st 7lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: H Rogers

Won off a mark of 58 when last seen on the level at Galway; not bred for this game but should relish testing ground at least.

50/1

12/1

  • Place: £5.80

Form: 5059/7

Last run: 157 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Ran with credit over 1m at Cork in April on first run after long absence; tackles new trip now.

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8th

9

(11)

16th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 100y

15:20 Gowran Park

Wee Winnie

9st 0lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

towards rear

3/1

3rd

14

(10)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 2f 75y

16:45 Down Royal

Wee Winnie

8st 12lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Patrick Martin

Ran with credit over 1m at Cork in April on first run after long absence; tackles new trip now.

12/1

7/1

Form: 0-5237 BF

Last run: 106 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

Beaten favourite last twice at Gowran and Navan; tongue-tie on now; leading chance on early-season placed form, notably second over 1m1f at Tipperary.

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10th

10

(18)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

16:50 Leopardstown

Lisamaria

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Paul W Flynn

0-15 on the flat although solid placings off basement 47 mark last year (including on heavy); poor form hurdling when last seen but eyecatching jockey booking here for flat return (poor draw).

11/2

0

18

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 107y

14:05 Punchestown

Lisamaria

11st 5lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Paul W Flynn

towards rear of midfield

200/1

14th

19

11th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:10 Down Royal

Lisamaria

11st 5lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Paul W Flynn

Low grade maiden handicapper on the Flat and well beaten on her hurdles debut at Cork last week; won't be winning here.

66/1

10/1

Form: 46-020

Last run: 23 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

A 34-race maiden; creditable third in a handicap hurdle at Navan last time; second over 1m at Naas in July offers hope; needs to reverse subsequent Navan form with Mr Mills and Lissadell.

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3rd

6

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

14:20 Down Royal

Breagagh

11st 10lb

J: Mr N Gault

T: S Michael Millar

Longstanding maiden has run respectably on the Flat lately but has been poor last twice over hurdles.

33/1

11th

17

(2)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Breagagh

9st 2lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

Third reserve; 43-race maiden but did little wrong in three solid handicap efforts here; poor run over hurdles at Fairyhouse since but could be in the shake-up if getting a run.

0

13

1st Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 143y

13:15 Fairyhouse

Breagagh

10st 12lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

Longstanding maiden has mostly run well over hurdles and on Flat lately, though a poor run when last seen in this discipline; ground might be too testing.

16/1

Form: /26530

Last run: 94 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Out of form over hurdles since a claiming race win in June, 1-15 on Flat, plenty to prove at this stage.

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5

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 0y

17:08 Navan

Bigz Belief

11st 6lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Matthew J Smith

raced wide, jumped right on occasions, led, headed 3 out

16/1

5th

2

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

16:02 Gowran Park

Bigz Belief

11st 12lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Matthew J Smith

Three-time hurdles winner now rated 108 in that discipline, last on only previous chasing effort at Listowel in 2022.

25/1

7th
7 (7)
Lariat

14/1

Form: 207-30

Last run: 135 days

W: 9st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Only 2-52 on Flat but often placed; 0-14 over hurdles and struggling in that sphere lately

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

13th

14

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

12:48 Down Royal

Lariat

11st 5lb

J: Anna McGuinness

T: J J Lambe

never better than midfield

40/1

11th

11

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:45 Navan

Lariat

11st 3lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: J J Lambe

towards rear

20/1

8th
8 (14)
Atlas

20/1

Form: 056700

Last run: 12 days

W: 8st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 40

Form & Verdict

Retains some ability but three years and a few months now since the last of his four wins in a 93-race career.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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8th

13

(4)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

16:50 Leopardstown

Atlas

9st 0lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Long time since his last win (2020) and wins all on better ground; hard to fancy.

20/1

7th

12

(7)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Atlas

9st 1lb

J: Alyse Clarke

T: T G McCourt

C&D winner but on a losing run since 2020; shaped okay when eighth here a fortnight ago but not one to rely on.

20/1

25/1

Form: 0/0-00

Last run: 101 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

Failed to build on early promise for Tony Mullins; very poor form in four starts this year, two on Flat, two over hurdles.

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9th

13

(11)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 2f 75y

16:45 Down Royal

Valhallas Dream

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: R P Burns

Failed to build on early promise for Tony Mullins; very poor form in four starts this year, two on Flat, two over hurdles.

25/1

22th

15

(10)

16th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

20:15 Cork

Valhallas Dream

9st 2lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: R P Burns

Some promise back in the day for Tony Mullins; restricted campaign in recent years and hard to fancy on recent evidence.

20/1

8

(16)

4th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:07 Listowel

Valhallas Dream

9st 4lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: R P Burns

Showed promise in his maidens and was a good fifth on handicap debut at the Curragh back in May 21 but has failed to make much of an impact since returning from 14-month break last October; last seen finishing 10th of 12 in a Dundalk handicap in April, racing freely in rear; doesn't make much appeal.

40/1

10th
6 (17)
Chica Linda

11/2

Form: -00614 D BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Ordinary form in maidens but built on her handicap/yard debut when winning in first-time cheekpieces at Sligo last month; gave a solid display in defeat over a shorter trip at Clonmel.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

14

(11)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Chica Linda

9st 3lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Mark Fahey

Won over this trip at Sligo in August; may have needed her 1m4f return last week when beaten 7l; could be a player if she builds on that from the bottom of the weights.

4/1

9th

12

(1)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Chica Linda

9st 3lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Mark Fahey

disputed lead, raced in second after 4f

10/1

10th

6

(17)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 2f 75y

16:45 Down Royal

Chica Linda

9st 2lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Mark Fahey

Ordinary form in maidens but built on her handicap/yard debut when winning in first-time cheekpieces at Sligo last month; gave a solid display in defeat over a shorter trip at Clonmel.

11/2

Form: 24004P

Last run: 12 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

Second in a claimer for Sheila Lavery at Gowran in the spring; best handicap run so far when fourth at Tipperary; pulled-up with an equipment failure at Punchestown; third reserve.

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11th

17

(4)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 2f 75y

16:45 Down Royal

Miss Langmore

8st 7lb

T: John C McConnell

Second in a claimer for Sheila Lavery at Gowran in the spring; best handicap run so far when fourth at Tipperary; pulled-up with an equipment failure at Punchestown; third reserve.

0

13

(13)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

17:15 Punchestown

Miss Langmore

8st 7lb

J: Tom Kiely-Marshall

T: John C McConnell

Second in a claimer for Sheila Lavery at Gowran in the spring; best handicap run so far when fourth at Tipperary ten days ago; definite chance of reaching the money.

7/1

4th

15

(13)

3rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 1f 0y

16:55 Tipperary

Miss Langmore

8st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

dwelt start, towards rear

20/1

Form: 481305 D BF

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Finished in front of Lissadell and Bregagh when fifth in a 17-runner event at Navan; won at that venue in July; form has also included third to Red Trail at Gowran.

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12th

2

(6)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 2f 75y

16:45 Down Royal

Mr Mills

9st 11lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Christopher David Timmons

Finished in front of Lissadell and Bregagh when fifth in a 17-runner event at Navan; won at that venue in July; form has also included third to Red Trail at Gowran.

9/2

5th

4

(12)

2nd Sep 2023

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Navan

Mr Mills

9st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Christopher David Timmons

C&D winner off 53 on soft ground in July; placed at Gowran and traffic problems when down the field at Naas; probably still on a winnable mark.

8/1

10th

14

(1)

7th Aug 2023

Soft

1m 2f 110y

17:45 Naas

Mr Mills

8st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Christopher David Timmons

midfield, clipped heels when stumbled over 3f out, waiting for room from over 2f out, outpaced when switched right over 1f out, kept on towards finish

5/1

Form: 080-00

Last run: 23 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 42

Form & Verdict

A 13-race maiden; placed form on easy ground for Denis Hogan last year; seems to have deteriorated.

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11th

2

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:42 Naas

Breakintheclouds

11st 13lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Patrick Downey

Lowly rated Flat handicapper; not entirely disgraced in two starts in maiden hurdles last month; could outrun his likely odds.

50/1

14th

7

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Leopardstown

Breakintheclouds

11st 7lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Patrick Downey

never better than midfield, no extra from 2 out

200/1

10th

2

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

12:45 Cork

Breakintheclouds

11st 12lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Patrick Downey

Placed twice at a modest level on the Flat; tailed off at Navan on only start over hurdles; last of 14 on a recent 1m handicap run at Dundalk.

100/1

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Non-runners

Portreath, Little Jo, Lord Park, Lissadell

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Payout
Exacta €1294.00
Straight Forecast €1268.20
Tricast €18467.80

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Portreath

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Lisamaria

POSTDATA:

Mr Mills

The Irish Sun:

Portreath