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Front Door 4-Y-O Fillies (Pro/Am) Flat Race

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 2m 0f 11y
  • 16 runners
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Front Door 4-Y-O Fillies (Pro/Am) Flat Race

Runners: 16 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £11.00
  • Place: £3.70

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Third foal; half-sister to John Nallen's bumper and Flat winner Minella Mate; dam French 2m hurdle winner.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

6

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 216y

Class 1

15:00 Sandown

Magical Annie

11st 2lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Won on debut at Galway (2m, heavy) in October and changed hands for £140,000 the following month; soundly beaten Listed seventh at Doncaster (2m, good to soft) in December, when failing to settle and reportedly making a respiratory noise; the first-time hood and tongue-tie could help with those respective issues and she retains potential; no surprise to see a big run.

15/2

7th

6

15th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 1

14:50 Doncaster

Magical Annie

11st 2lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Dug deepest to prevail on heavy ground at Galway in October, with a subsequent winner back in third; has since changed hands for £140,000 and she's high on the list.

11/4

9/2

  • Place: £3.60

Form: 3

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Homebred half-sister to bumper winner Shantou's Melody; dam smart bumper and hurdle winner, sister to bumper/hurdle winner Glens Harmony; clear of the remainder when third on her debut at Tipperary; should not be far away.

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6th

14

4th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:25 Leopardstown

Glens Lullaby

11st 4lb

J: Mr Finian Maguire

T: Peter Fahey

Dam Glens Melody won the Mares' Hurdle at Cheltenham in 2015; went close at Galway in October on second start; faded from two furlongs down at Navan when might have been unsuited by a modest gallop; a lot to prove in this company

33/1

4th

8

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:30 Navan

Glens Lullaby

11st 0lb

J: Mr Finian Maguire

T: Peter Fahey

raced in second, lost second under 4f out, weakened 2f out

25/1

2nd

8

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

16:40 Galway

Glens Lullaby

11st 5lb

J: Mr J L Gleeson

T: Peter Fahey

took keen hold, prominent, led but faced challenge over 2f out, ridden when bumped rival 1f out, soon headed, kept on well towards finish, just held

9/2

12/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

First foal; dam bumper/2m4f-2m6f hurdle winner; Derek O'Connor, who rode a point winner for this stable last Sunday, takes the ride.

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4th

9

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

17:15 Aintree

Metkayina

11st 2lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Noel Williams

Started favourite in both runs for Sam Curling, winning at Ludlow (good to soft) in November latest; sold for £100,000 since; interesting prospect for new connections, with further improvement possible.

14/1

1st

11

27th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 5

15:50 Ludlow

Metkayina

11st 0lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: S Curling

Irish filly whose dam and granddam were bumper winners; duly showed promise in Galway contest (2m, heavy; started favourite) last month, finishing third of 16; respected with progress on the cards.

4/1

3rd

11

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

16:40 Galway

Metkayina

11st 5lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: S Curling

took keen hold, towards rear, midfield 5f out, headway and went third over 2f out, ridden and no extra from over 1f out, no match for first two

12/1

Form: 4-

Last run: 203 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Looked a likely future winner when fourth of 18 behind the promising Betterdaysahead first time out in a valuable sales bumper at Fairyhouse in April; among those behind were subsequent wide-margin winners Williethebuilder and Dee Capo; strong contender with Patrick Mullins aboard.

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6

11th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 50y

15:25 Cork

Field A Thistles

11st 7lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Ms Margaret Mullins

Beaten just under 6l in all her runs, on debut behind the high-class Brighterdaysahead; clearly flattered there but she's a likely contender on hurdling debut.

7/2

4th

2

21st Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:55 Limerick

Field A Thistles

11st 11lb

J: Miss J Townend

T: Ms Margaret Mullins

Fine effort on debut in a valuable sales bumper in April behind a smart mare; posted a similar run on ratings at Galway on comeback; should have improved from that and be closely involved.

2/1

4th

6

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

16:40 Galway

Field A Thistles

11st 5lb

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: Ms Margaret Mullins

Looked a likely future winner when fourth of 18 behind the promising Betterdaysahead first time out in a valuable sales bumper at Fairyhouse in April; among those behind were subsequent wide-margin winners Williethebuilder and Dee Capo; strong contender with Patrick Mullins aboard.

15/8

Form: 6-43

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Has shown a fair standard of form on all three starts; third of eight at Fairyhouse last time; needs to find a bit extra.

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5th

8

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

14:20 Cork

Royal Cave

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Chris Timmons

Some decent bumper form; ran okay on her hurdles debut at Leopardstown earlier this month and could get involved.

12/1

6th

8

4th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 0y

15:00 Leopardstown

Royal Cave

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Chris Timmons

Has shown a fair standard of form in five bumpers but doesn't appeal as one to make an immediate impact over hurdles.

33/1

6th

7

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 170y

15:30 Punchestown

Royal Cave

11st 3lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: Christopher David Timmons

Has shown a fair standard of form on all four starts, including on heavy at Galway last time; cheekpieces now fitted and more required.

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-sister to winners El Champo and Fia Fuinidh; dam unraced half-sister to the talented Knockfierna, the dam of Knockarina, the Charles Byrnes-trained runner in this event.

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4th

8

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:50 Warwick

The Last Drop

11st 2lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Richard Phillips

Two promising efforts in Irish bumpers in the autumn but she was only sixth of seven on her stable debut at Southwell last month; that was a backward step and she has a bit to prove now switched to hurdling; all three runs have been on soft/heavy.

7/1

6th

6

4th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

15:05 Southwell

The Last Drop

11st 0lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Richard Phillips

took keen hold, midfield, some headway 3f out, hung left and weakened over 1f out

11/2

Form: 340

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Out of a smart mare who did well for this yard; made the frame in races at Roscommon and Ballinrobe; things did not go right for her at Tipperary (raced too keenly and then stumbled half a mile out) in the race in which Glens Lullaby finished third.

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Verdict Starting price

7th

15

9th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 115y

16:35 Tipperary

Smiling Bess

10st 13lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Kevin Prendergast

prominent, challenging 2 out, switched left when mistake last, weakened run-in

5/1

4th

9

31st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 0y

14:20 Cork

Smiling Bess

11st 7lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Kevin Prendergast

Showed ability in bumpers but stepped up on that when runner-up in a mares maiden hurdle at Navan four weeks ago; leading contender.

4/1

2nd

11

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Navan

Smiling Bess

11st 7lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Kevin Prendergast

prominent

20/1

Form: 7

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Should come on from her initial run at Tipperary but not a likely winner at this stage.

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10th

11

27th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 65y

15:25 Fairyhouse

French Hill

11st 5lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

jumped right on occasions

20/1

8th

2

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Limerick

French Hill

11st 11lb

J: Mr A P Ryan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Ran okay to be beaten about 12l at Galway but Rachel's Secret was below par that day in finishing further back; others preferred.

20/1

8th

7

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

16:40 Galway

French Hill

11st 5lb

J: Paul Cawley

T: Miss Shauna Larkin

Should come on from her initial run at Tipperary but not a likely winner at this stage.

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Closely related to the 2022 Coral Cup winner Commander Of Fleet and to winning hurdler Fame And Joy; dam bumper winner, half-sister to the useful Sunset Lodge; hooded for debut.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

18

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Cullig

10st 11lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Patrick T Foley

A solid run in a Galway bumper on debut but was then tailed-off at Naas; has questions to answer on hurdling debut.

66/1

12th

10

28th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 116y

16:20 Naas

Cullig

11st 7lb

J: Mr Pat Taaffe

T: Patrick T Foley

prominent

33/1

9th

4

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

16:40 Galway

Cullig

11st 5lb

J: Mr Pat Taaffe

T: Patrick T Foley

Closely related to the 2022 Coral Cup winner Commander Of Fleet and to winning hurdler Fame And Joy; dam bumper winner, half-sister to the useful Sunset Lodge; hooded for debut.

10/1

Form: 2

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Favourite when second in a Kildorrery maiden point in February; met interference inside the last furlong when second in a 2m4f maiden hurdle at Tramore; promising filly but drop in trip may not ideal.

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3rd

6

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:50 Limerick

Rachels Secret

11st 11lb

J: Declan Queally

T: Declan Queally

Gave the useful Banprionsa a race in a maiden hurdle at Tramore and that mare runs in the Grade 2 earlier this afternoon; looks sure to be involved; tongue-tie is a first.

5/2

2nd

10

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 5f 0y

13:00 Tramore

Rachels Secret

10st 12lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: Declan Queally

soon prominent, pressed leader before 3rd, joined leader after last (usual 3 out), led when ridden omitted 2 out, soon headed but kept on well, no match for winner

5/1

10th

14

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

16:40 Galway

Rachels Secret

11st 5lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: Declan Queally

Favourite when second in a Kildorrery maiden point in February; met interference inside the last furlong when second in a 2m4f maiden hurdle at Tramore; promising filly but drop in trip may not ideal.

13/2

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second foal; dam unraced half-sister to useful hurdle/chase winner Sparkling River; may need experience.

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3rd

2

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 50y

14:20 Limerick

Queen Nel

11st 7lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: R P Cody

raced in second, pressed leader 3 out, lost second 2 out, weakening when mistake last, soon no extra

13/8

1st

10

9th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:45 Gowran Park

Queen Nel

11st 7lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: R P Cody

Tramore sixth on her second hurling start provides mild encouragement; more likely as one for handicaps in due course.

20/1

6th

13

28th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 50y

12:30 Tramore

Queen Nel

11st 5lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: R P Cody

Not shown a great deal in either run, a Galway bumper and Gowran maiden.

100/1

Form: 86

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Last of eight on debut at Ballinrobe; much better when long-priced sixth at Punchestown; more improvement required.

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12th

5

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

16:40 Galway

Days A Dawning

11st 5lb

J: Mr J H Williamson

T: Gordon Elliott

Last of eight on debut at Ballinrobe; much better when long-priced sixth at Punchestown; more improvement required.

12/1

Form: 69-352

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Third in a Clonmel bumper in May; never involved on return from summer break when remote fifth against geldings on hurdling debut at Gowran; pleasing run when second in a mares' maiden hurdle at Fairyhouse last month, 15l clear of the third.

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14th

6

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 194y

15:00 Punchestown

Colleen Danu

11st 11lb

J: Tom Harney

T: P A Fahy

Pick of maiden form came when clear second in Fairyhouse mares contest over 2m5f (soft); dropped out quickly in first-time blinkers at Thurles on latest and headgear now discarded for handicap debut.

16/1

11th

13

23rd Nov 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

13:55 Thurles

Colleen Danu

10st 12lb

J: Richard Condon

T: P A Fahy

Third in a Clonmel bumper in May; never involved on hurdling debut at Gowran; pleasing run when second in a mares' maiden hurdle at Fairyhouse, 15l clear of the third; a long way below her best in a bumper last time.

8/1

13th

3

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

16:40 Galway

Colleen Danu

11st 5lb

J: Miss M O’Sullivan

T: P A Fahy

Third in a Clonmel bumper in May; never involved on return from summer break when remote fifth against geldings on hurdling debut at Gowran; pleasing run when second in a mares' maiden hurdle at Fairyhouse last month, 15l clear of the third.

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-sister to six winners including decent performers such as Flanking Maneuver, Hollowgraphic, Jack Hackett, and Dawn Shadow; dam bumper winner for Dot Love.

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6th

6

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

17:40 Cork

Walk In The Shadow

11st 11lb

J: Ms C Skerry

T: Ciaran Murphy

Tailed off in a bumper at Galway on debut; down the field in a maiden hurdle at Fairyhouse.

33/1

8th

15

13th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 2f 40y

12:47 Fairyhouse

Walk In The Shadow

11st 7lb

J: E Walsh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Tailed off in a bumper at Galway on debut and can only be watched for now.

66/1

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fifth foal; half-sister to 2m4f hurdle winner Twin Power; dam Knockfierna was a talented sort for this stable, winner of nine races, including a Grade 2 novice hurdle and three Grade 3 mares' events over fences.

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4

11th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 0y

17:28 Limerick

Knockarina

11st 11lb

J: Mr R W Barron

T: C Byrnes

Low-key debut but left that behind when third of nine in a mares' bumper at Fairyhouse; form of the Cork race in which she was second has been significantly boosted by the winner Familiar Dreams in completing a hat-trick with a Listed success at Fairyhouse.

3/1

2nd

5

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:42 Cork

Knockarina

11st 11lb

J: Mr R W Barron

T: C Byrnes

Low-key debut but left that behind when third of nine in a mares' bumper at Fairyhouse; probably not strong form but stuck to her task well and she may build on that run.

4/1

3rd

4

16th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 30y

15:25 Fairyhouse

Knockarina

11st 5lb

J: Mr R W Barron

T: C Byrnes

midfield, headway under 2f out, went fourth over 1f out, kept on well and went third inside final 110yds

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dam Annie Other was a useful and versatile performer for Pat Doyle, bumper/Flat/hurdle/chase winner, half-sister to useful hurdle/chase winner Some Invitation out of a half-sister to high-class jumpers Thisthatandtother and Carlingford Lough.

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16th

1

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

16:40 Galway

Arctic Annie

11st 5lb

J: Mr Finian Maguire

T: W J Burke

Dam Annie Other was a useful and versatile performer for Pat Doyle, bumper/Flat/hurdle/chase winner, half-sister to useful hurdle/chase winner Some Invitation out of a half-sister to high-class jumpers Thisthatandtother and Carlingford Lough.

12/1

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Payout
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Straight Forecast €629.70
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Field A Thistles

POSTDATA:

Glens Lullaby

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Field A Thistles