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15:25 Navan

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Navan Racing Festival Early Bird Tickets On Sale Now Handicap

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  • 0m 5f 164y
  • 11 runners
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Navan Racing Festival Early Bird Tickets On Sale Now Handicap

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.40
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 055208

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

A regular at the Curragh where he has made 13 of his 16 appearances, notching two wins and three seconds, including behind stablemate Jon Riggens in August; that rival makes more appeal.

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10th

1

(13)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:05 Curragh

Heavenly Power

10st 4lb

J: James Ryan

T: Edward Lynam

Two wins here, including a defeat of 29 rivals in a C&D handicap two seasons ago; won at Navan last October off 5lb lower; probably needs his best form yet to defy current mark and heavy ground perhaps not ideal.

11/1

12/1

  • Place: £4.10

Form: 016185 D

Last run: 53 days

W: 9st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Has recorded all six turf wins at the Curragh including two over 7f this year; dropped in trip now after fifth of 18 over 1m at the Curragh in August.

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12th

12

(15)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

17:50 Naas

Verhoyen

9st 1lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

All bar one of his seven career wins have come at the Curragh; yet to hit form this season however and remains opposable.

20/1

10th

5

(3)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

16:30 Curragh

Verhoyen

9st 11lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

prominent, lost position over 2f out, soon weakened

20/1

7/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 752931 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Has been showing useful form at 6f since 5f course win in June; seems best on good ground but has been hit with an 8lb rise for Cork win four weeks ago.

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6th

11

(7)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

17:50 Naas

Collective Power

9st 1lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Edward Lynam

Four of his seven wins have come at Dundalk and good third to Apache Outlaw at same venue last month, having scored previously for today's rider; touched off over C&D last summer.

12/1

3rd

3

(1)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Collective Power

9st 13lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Edward Lynam

Four of his seven wins have come at this track, notably over this trip last month under today's rider, getting clear run through up the centre when holding staying-on Musical Tribute by a neck; solid runs in defeat previously including fourth to Inishmot Prince; 4lb rise okay.

11/2

1st

7

(5)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Collective Power

8st 13lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Edward Lynam

in touch with leaders

6/1

Form: 570700

Last run: 68 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Has won three Group races at the Curragh but no wins since 2021; rated 115 at his peak during that season; largely undistinguished handicap form this season and is now down to 85; the decline is starting to appear irreversible.

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17th

7

(2)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:05 Curragh

Gustavus Weston

9st 9lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph G Murphy

Four-time winner at up to Group 2 level; has been steadily coming down the handicap and was second over 5f here in the autumn but no encouragement from his two starts this term.

25/1

11th

5

(7)

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

16:40 Cork

Gustavus Weston

9st 5lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph G Murphy

Four-time winner at up to Group 2 level; coming down the handicap but no encouragement from his Curragh run; others preferred.

14/1

5/1

Form: P34174 C

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Has been holding his form well since an early-season course win on soft; one place in front of subsequent winner Mickey The Steel when fourth in a 5f premier handicap at the Curragh last time; may prove best of three runners here for his trainer.

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4th

5

(2)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

17:50 Naas

Jon Riggens

9st 7lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Edward Lynam

Twice a winner last year and ended campaign with good C&D second to ready winner Stag Night; 18lb turnaround with that rival here so has to be a contender although has tended to need his comeback runs.

10/1

2nd

2

(9)

14th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 5f 205y

16:00 Naas

Jon Riggens

9st 13lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Edward Lynam

towards rear, headway towards near side over 1f out, chased clear leader inside final furlong, soon no impression

8/1

Form: 08-570

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Six-time winner in Britain, once rated 105 after a 6f Listed win at Doncaster; needs to improve on his first two Irish runs at the Curragh; held by several of these opponents.

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8th

18

(1)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:50 Cork

Volatile Analyst

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Adrian McGuinness

Losing run since a Listed success in Britain over two years ago; barely beat a rival in last two starts including back on turf latest.

12/1

13th

13

(5)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

17:50 Naas

Volatile Analyst

9st 1lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Losing run goes back over two years but went close on a few occasions on AW over the winter; bit to find on C&D run in October, last turf outing.

14/1

7th

3

(1)

31st Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Dundalk (AW)

Volatile Analyst

9st 7lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Losing run goes back nearly two years but has become well treated as a result and it was a solid effort when only beaten a head over C&D 19 days ago; up 2lb but still on a good mark and he should go well again.

5/1

14/1

Form: 939590 C

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Uneven form since 6f Naas win in June; behind a few of these at the Curragh 11 days ago following creditable mid-field run in the Bold Lad at the same venue.

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7th

12

(2)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 5f 164y

15:25 Navan

Sioux Spirit

8st 13lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: K J Condon

Uneven form since 6f Naas win in June; behind a few of these at the Curragh 11 days ago following creditable mid-field run in the Bold Lad at the same venue.

14/1

11th

11

(3)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

15:05 Curragh

Sioux Spirit

8st 8lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: K J Condon

raced far side, towards rear of midfield

16/1

9th

23

(19)

10th Sep 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:50 Curragh

Sioux Spirit

8st 7lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: K J Condon

Uneven form since Naas win in June, disadvantaged by being 4lb out of the handicap.

25/1

7/1

Form: 604321 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Dual winner last year over 6f, including the Birdcatcher nursery on heavy; has been generally consistent this season and gained another heavy-ground win over 5f at Down Royal last week; 4lb higher now and blinkered for the first time.

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11th

6

(9)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

13:50 Curragh

Wave Machine

9st 7lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: J P Murtagh

dwelt start, in rear throughout

14/1

8th

10

(8)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 5f 164y

15:25 Navan

Wave Machine

9st 4lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Dual winner last year over 6f, including the Birdcatcher nursery on heavy; has been generally consistent this season and gained another heavy-ground win over 5f at Down Royal last week; 4lb higher now and blinkered for the first time.

7/1

1st

4

(5)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

14:25 Down Royal

Wave Machine

9st 8lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

towards rear, headway from over 2f out, pushed along and challenging from over 1f out, ridden to lead and ran on well final 110yds

11/4

Form: 400-18

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Possibly needed the run at the Curragh 11 days ago in a race contested by Jon Riggens and Mickey The Steel; early-season winner in testing conditions at Cork; only 2lb higher now; capable of a big run with a valuable 7lb claimed.

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9th

1

(1)

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

15:30 Cork

Real Force

9st 9lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Gerard O’Leary

midfield, lost position and dropped to rear towards far side 2f out, soon no extra

6/1

1st

9

(2)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

14:05 Curragh

Real Force

9st 3lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Gerard O’Leary

held up in rear up the centre, headway 2f out, ridden to lead inside final furlong, ran on well inside final 110yds, comfortably

9/1

3rd

2

(1)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

12:40 Curragh

Real Force

9st 10lb

J: Dean Curran

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

prominent, outpaced and lost second over 1f out, kept on, no match for first two

4/1

OUR TIP

Form: 5-9480

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 13lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Often highly tried when with Joseph O'Brien, contesting four Pattern races after a 6f maiden win at Fairyhouse last season; towards rear on stable debut at the Curragh; best watched for the moment.

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12th

5

(3)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:50 Cork

Apache Outlaw

9st 9lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Won back-to-back on AW this winter and ran okay back on turf at Naas last week; capable of going well back up in trip, although never won from mark this high.

12/1

3rd

3

(4)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

17:50 Naas

Apache Outlaw

9st 11lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Juvenile turf winner for Joseph O'Brien and has taken well to the AW for current yard, winning twice at Dundalk; not beaten far despite not handling track at Lingfield latest.

6/1

7th

1

(11)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 3

15:50 Lingfield (AW)

Apache Outlaw

9st 13lb

J: James Ryan

T: Adrian McGuinness

6f turf winner when trained by Joseph O'Brien; has taken well to the AW surface at Dundalk for his new stable, winning over 7f in December and over 6f last week (after three months off); travelled strongly through that contest before asserting close home; has a penalty to shoulder but quite possible there is more to come on AW.

8/1

11th
13 (11)
Clear Quartz

25/1

Form: 14000-

Last run: 338 days

W: 8st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Off the course for almost a year; last season's Galway win came over an extended 1m; may find this trip inadequate.

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10th

6

(8)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

15:45 Leopardstown

Clear Quartz

9st 8lb

J: Dillon Butler

T: Mark Fahey

Has won on heavy ground although needs to come on a ton from last month's seasonal return at the Curragh.

14/1

15th

1

(18)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Curragh

Clear Quartz

10st 2lb

J: Dillon Butler

T: Mark Fahey

Goes well on heavy; missed most of last season but ran well at Galway at the backend; yet to run well at this venue in six visits.

14/1

15th

11

(4)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:15 Curragh

Clear Quartz

9st 2lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Mark Fahey

raced far side, never better than midfield, no extra over 1f out

11/1

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Non-runners

Mickey The Steel, Little Queenie

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €570.00
Straight Forecast €793.80
Tricast €4282.50
Trifecta €7253.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Jon Riggens

SPOTLIGHT:

Mickey The Steel

TOPSPEED:

Gustavus Weston

The Irish Sun:

Jon Riggens

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Mickey The Steel