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14:00 Bellewstown

Yielding To Soft

Seamus Murphy Memorial Handicap

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 0m 7f 176y
  • 14 runners
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Seamus Murphy Memorial Handicap

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.10
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 301502

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

One win from 46 starts but that did come at Roscommon in July and he almost doubled that tally there three weeks ago; plum draw here and races prominently so looks well capable of going close at his best.

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

1st

8

(11)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

16:15 Leopardstown

Manhattan Dandy

9st 6lb

J: James Ryan

T: Thomas Coyle

prominent, challenging going best from 2f out, led when ridden over 1f out, ran on

10/1

6th

5

(1)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Naas

Manhattan Dandy

9st 10lb

J: James Ryan

T: Thomas Coyle

Broke a long losing streak when winning twice last season; acts on any ground and should come on for his return at Dundalk two weeks ago; could be a contender.

8/1

12th

10

(12)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Manhattan Dandy

9st 1lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Thomas Coyle

Two wins last year include making all on heavy ground at Bellewstown in September off this mark; managed a good follow-up effort at Gowran on similar ground; suited by testing conditions; 0-13 AW record is a negative.

16/1

33/1

  • Place: £15.70

Form: 06-509

Last run: 195 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Showed some ability in a Dundalk handicap in January but best watched after six months off.

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

5th

7

11th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 156y

Class 4

12:10 Catterick

Millyupdahilly

11st 4lb

J: Mr N McParlan

T: Gerald Stephen Quinn

Modest maiden on the Flat but showed ability, and did likewise when 24l sixth of 17 at 100-1 on last month's hurdle debut at Naas (2m, soft); there's room for improvement in her jumping and this Northern Irish challenger is one to consider in a first-time hood/tongue-tie in this weak race.

9/1

6th

10

14th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Naas

Millyupdahilly

11st 7lb

J: Mr N McParlan

T: Gerald Stephen Quinn

Limited Flat maiden but placed a few times; doesn't make any appeal on hurdling debut.

150/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 464206

Last run: 5 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; went very close in handicaps at Cork and Gowran during the summer; chance if rediscovering that form.

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

10th

12

(14)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Designer Cailin

8st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Patrick Martin

Lost her way around here since the turf season and drawn wide after 98 days off.

25/1

9

(14)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Designer Cailin

9st 0lb

J: James Ryan

T: Patrick Martin

Dual winner on this surface; running okay without threatening in similar handicaps at about 1m; steps up in trip but needs more.

14/1

10/1

Form: 900-86

Last run: 51 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Dual winner for Pat Fahy; came back to form when a decent sixth in a 6f handicap at Naas last time; claims.

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

13th

13

(16)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:10 Dundalk (AW)

Navorrosse

8st 12lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: James McAuley

Two wins for Pat Fahy at this trip; off the mark for current trainer over extended 5f at Navan last month, coming from off the pace to beat 21 opponents; met some trouble when attempting to follow up at the Curragh.

10/1

8th

10

(20)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:57 Curragh

Navorrosse

9st 4lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: James McAuley

midfield, headway when squeezed out and switched right 2f out, headway over 1f out, no impression final 110yds

10/1

Form: 4P2510 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Latest of his five wins came in a 7f handicap at Cork last month; well below that at the same venue over the straight course the following week; C&D winner on his only previous run here two years ago off 73; big player with talented 7lb claimer on board.

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

7th

4

(15)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:57 Curragh

Trueba

9st 12lb

J: Calum Hogan

T: Edmond Daniel Linehan

midfield, keeping on when bit short of room under 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, never on terms

14/1

5th

4

(10)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

14:00 Bellewstown

Trueba

9st 12lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Edmond Daniel Linehan

prominent, disputing second halfway, outpaced under 2f out, weakened from over 1f out

7/1

7/1

Form: 317345 CD

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Four career wins but rarely runs a bad race and retains an admirable appetite for racing; ground versatile and almost guaranteed to run her race.

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

7th

5

(14)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

The Bog Bank

9st 7lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

prominent on outer, outpaced and lost position under 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, not reach leaders

10/1

6th

8

(9)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

The Bog Bank

9st 9lb

J: Alyse Clarke

T: T G McCourt

Dual C&D winner, the latest in July but has been struggling for form recently; step back up in trip may help and 1lb below her last winning mark but others have stronger profiles.

14/1

12th

4

(3)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

The Bog Bank

9st 12lb

J: Alyse Clarke

T: T G McCourt

Four-time winner, twice here, and kept her form very well while kept very busy over the last two years; off since December and might well have appreciated the break; could go well.

16/1

25/1

Form: 75100-

Last run: 285 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Dundalk handicap winner last October for Adrian Sexton; well beaten in a pair of handicap hurdles for his current trainer; others preferred.

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

12th

4

(9)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Bears Hug

9st 13lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: J P Dempsey

Both wins have come here including a C&D success last winter; however, hasn't shown much over hurdles or on the Flat for this yard.

20/1

7th

5

(11)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

14:00 Bellewstown

Bears Hug

9st 10lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: J P Dempsey

prominent, disputing second halfway, outpaced under 2f out, weakened over 1f out

25/1

6/1

Form: 900106

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Landed a 7f handicap over the straight course at Cork in June; up 8lb for that but dropped 3lb before her last run at Fairyhouse and ran with credit; good draw here and the champion jockey booked so a good effort can be expected.

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

8th

3

(6)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Chica Power

9st 12lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Cian Collins

Three-time winner on this surface; consistent in defeat but has to bounce back from a poor run in a claimer last month; champion jockey booked.

8/1

8th

7

(8)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:22 Dundalk (AW)

Chica Power

9st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Cian Collins

Three-time winner here, most recently in October; her best form is over 7f, and despite the attractive rider booking, she looks set for a minor role.

10/1

5th

4

(3)

31st Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:05 Dundalk (AW)

Chica Power

9st 11lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Cian Collins

C&D claimer winner in October; placed in two handicap runs in December; holding her form well this month and has a decent chance of a place following her fourth here 12 days ago.

4/1

OUR TIP

Form: 235905 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Some solid handicap form this year without winning; his two runs here have been fairly ordinary but has the credentials to go close.

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

14th

5

(14)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Fastman

9st 4lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Losing run since winning over 1m at Bellewstown in September 2022; short of room and ran about in a 1m handicap two weeks ago on stable debut; could go well though.

12/1

6th

5

(14)

8th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Fastman

9st 7lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Losing run since winning over 1m at Bellewstown in September 2022; needs to improve on his distant fifth in a claimer here last month; new yard.

10/1

5th

7

(11)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:55 Dundalk (AW)

Fastman

9st 2lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Three turf wins all on a sound surface; 0-12 at this venue, second three times; solid form initially this year but unplaced on last seven outings, blinkered for the first time.

20/1

33/1

Form: 900-79

Last run: 57 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Some reasonable maiden and handicap form last year off a much lower mark; little to recommend mostly over hurdles this year and hard to fancy on that basis.

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

10th

8

(14)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

14:00 Bellewstown

Ruby Jules

9st 1lb

J: Chloe Byrne

T: Paul John Gilligan

towards rear

33/1

11th

17

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 93y

17:10 Sligo

Ruby Jules

10st 10lb

T: Paul John Gilligan

Ordinary maiden on the Flat; modest hurdles form; 87-rated filly makes little appeal in a maiden; third reserve.

6th

12

13th Aug 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 65y

14:10 Downpatrick

Ruby Jules

10st 10lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Paul John Gilligan

Modest maiden on the Flat and rated 87 after three runs in this discipline; unlikely.

16/1

50/1

Form: 009-0U

Last run: 53 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Poor form overall, most recently unseated her rider after clipping heels early in a Galway maiden last month; makes little appeal.

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

11th

10

(4)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

14:00 Bellewstown

Our Matilda

9st 0lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Garry Caldwell

towards rear of midfield

50/1

0

5

(3)

5th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 73y

15:40 Galway

Our Matilda

9st 10lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Garry Caldwell

midfield, clipped heels when stumbled and unseated after 1f

100/1

12th
13 (16)
Leviosa

8/1

Form: 282965

Last run: 23 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

In reasonable form this year without winning, including when narrowly beaten by Manhattan Dandy at Roscommon in July; poor draw here but respected on overall form this season.

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

12th

13

(16)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

14:00 Bellewstown

Leviosa

8st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Seamus Fahey

midfield

8/1

5th

11

(9)

4th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 55y

16:37 Roscommon

Leviosa

8st 13lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Seamus Fahey

midfield

11/2

6th

18

(15)

16th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 100y

19:10 Gowran Park

Leviosa

9st 2lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Seamus Fahey

First reserve; C&D winner two years ago hasn't added to that win but twice runner-up this year including here; one to consider if getting a run.

Form: 05050-

Last run: 336 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Close up in a 6f Naas handicap and a 5f Navan maiden; poor form upped in trip but is versatile as to ground; not one to rule out with stable among the winners.

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

13th

6

(18)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

14:00 Bellewstown

Wished

9st 9lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Miss Jennifer Anne Lynch

dwelt start, in rear

25/1

22th

3

(30)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Curragh

Wished

9st 12lb

J: Dean Curran

T: Miss Jennifer Anne Lynch

towards rear, minor headway when ridden over 2f out, made no impression

20/1

5th

8

(9)

19th Oct 2022

Soft

0m 5f 0y

14:45 Navan

Wished

9st 8lb

J: Dean Curran

T: Miss Jennifer Anne Lynch

midfield, going okay 2f out, shaken up over 1f out, ridden 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, not pace to challenge

25/1

20/1

Form: 06-000

Last run: 63 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Soft ground winner of a Killarney handicap two years ago but completely out of form this season and hard to fancy despite a falling mark.

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

14th

12

(9)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

14:00 Bellewstown

Faithful Prince

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Ciaran Murphy

in touch with leaders

20/1

10th

11

(18)

26th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

18:55 Naas

Faithful Prince

9st 3lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Ciaran Murphy

disputed lead, lost position but prominent halfway

25/1

11th

6

(1)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 40y

19:20 Killarney

Faithful Prince

9st 5lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Ciaran Murphy

C&D win came back in 2021 and never sighted behind Simply Sideways on seasonal return at Gowran in May; has since left Peter Fahey's and cheekpieces re-applied on yard debut.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta €3575.00
Straight Forecast €2080.60
Tricast €10695.30

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Manhattan Dandy

POSTDATA:

The Bog Bank

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Manhattan Dandy

The Irish Sun:

Manhattan Dandy