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15:42 Cork

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Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race

  • Prize money: £5743.36
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 8 runners
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Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race

Runners: 8 runners

Type: NH Flat

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.10
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 42-225

Last run: 97 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Unlucky not to have got her head in front in bumpers, hitting the crossbar three times last term including in a mares' Listed bumper at Limerick; might have needed her return when fifth at Tipperary; respected.

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1st

3

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:42 Cork

Familiar Dreams

11st 11lb

J: Miss A B O’Connor

T: Anthony McCann

led narrowly or disputed lead on inner early, led clearly before halfway, joined before straight, went clear going easily 3f out, reduced lead when edged left inside final furlong, pushed out, always doing enough

5/2

5th

5

1st Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 50y

17:30 Tipperary

Familiar Dreams

11st 5lb

J: Miss A B O’Connor

T: Anthony McCann

Bought cheaply out of Roger Varian's yard but has finished runner-up in three bumpers and probably bumped into a useful prospect in the latest at Wexford (yielding); has form on soft.

4/1

2nd

11

20th May 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:10 Wexford

Familiar Dreams

11st 5lb

J: Mr J J Codd

T: Anthony McCann

prominent throughout, went second and pressed leader 3f out, pushed along and outpaced 1f out, kept on, no match for winner

11/2

4/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 03

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

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.

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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

15th

9

29th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 11y

16:40 Galway

Knockarina

11st 5lb

J: Mr A D Bustin

T: C Byrnes

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.

12/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fastnet Rock mare; dam unraced sister to Irish Derby winner Trading Leather and useful 1m3f-12.5f winner Wexford Town; yard get plenty of bumpers winners and they're in-form; worth a look in the betting.

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2

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Cathedral Rocks

11st 11lb

J: Mr D G Lavery

T: Gavin Cromwell

in touch with leaders, bit short of room on inner on turn after 5f

5/1

3rd

2

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:42 Cork

Cathedral Rocks

11st 11lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: Gavin Cromwell

Fastnet Rock mare; dam unraced sister to Irish Derby winner Trading Leather and useful 1m3f-12.5f winner Wexford Town; yard get plenty of bumpers winners and they're in-form; worth a look in the betting.

3/1

Form: 46

Last run: 117 days

W: 11st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Beaten roughly 3l in a mares' bumper at Galway festival on debut and ran to a similar level when back at that venue when last seen; pedigree suggests she may need further but she could have a say.

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4th

8

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:42 Cork

Shannon Bank

11st 11lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Seamus Fahey

Beaten roughly 3l in a mares' bumper at Galway festival on debut and ran to a similar level when back at that venue when last seen; pedigree suggests she may need further but she could have a say.

4/1

6th

16

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 130y

19:15 Galway

Shannon Bank

11st 9lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: Seamus Fahey

Closely matched with Theflyingbee on running here at the Festival, when just in front of the Willie Mullins-trained favourite; should be thereabouts.

5/1

4th

17

5th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:55 Galway

Shannon Bank

11st 8lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: Seamus Fahey

Champs Elysees filly; dam 2m-2m4f hurdle/chase winner, out of half-sister to 2m4f-3m1f hurdle/smart chase winner My Old Gold and prolific point/2m6f chase winner My Old Piano; interesting newcomer but this looks tough.

40/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Shantou mare; dam unraced sister to 2m4f/3m hurdle winner Mister Butler out of useful 2m-3m hurdle/chase winner; may want further and will probably need this.

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1st

6

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 88y

16:53 Thurles

Madge A Chroi

11st 11lb

J: Mr R W Barron

T: C Byrnes

Shaped okay when an 11l fifth in a mares' bumper at Cork last month; this looks tougher and may want further.

25/1

5th

6

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:42 Cork

Madge A Chroi

11st 11lb

J: Mr A D Bustin

T: C Byrnes

Shantou mare; dam unraced sister to 2m4f/3m hurdle winner Mister Butler out of useful 2m-3m hurdle/chase winner; may want further and will probably need this.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Getaway mare; dam 2m6f hurdle winner, out of bumper winning half-sister to 2m4f-3m chase winner Echo's Of Dawn; stoutly bred and probably best watched on debut.

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1

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Ballymores Dream

11st 11lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: J Beamish

in rear early, in touch with leaders when bit short of room on turn after 5f

33/1

6th

1

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:42 Cork

Ballymores Dream

11st 11lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: J Beamish

Getaway mare; dam 2m6f hurdle winner, out of bumper winning half-sister to 2m4f-3m chase winner Echo's Of Dawn; stoutly bred and probably best watched on debut.

20/1

Form: 78

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Refused in a point and shown little in two runs under rules since.

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17th

22

25th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 144y

13:55 Naas

Heidis Frontiere

11st 5lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Michael G Kennedy

Not a likely contender based on three runs in bumper since last May.

100/1

7th

4

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:42 Cork

Heidis Frontiere

11st 11lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: Michael G Kennedy

Refused in a point and shown little in two runs under rules since.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR:

Form & Verdict

Vita Venturi mare; half-sister to 2m5f hurdle winner No Fussing; dam Flat maiden (RPR 54) and placed 2m-2m4f hurdles; yard 1-68 in bumpers last five years.

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5th

6

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 132y

15:53 Thurles

Venturi Effect

10st 11lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

Locally-trained mare having second start over hurdles and all the better for the experience.

100/1

12th

15

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 167y

15:43 Thurles

Venturi Effect

10st 11lb

J: Mr D Doyle

T: Timothy Doyle

Last of eight in a Cork bumper last month when not getting home; ran better than her finishing position and could do better here on her hurdles bow.

25/1

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Non-runners

Mayos Vendangeur, Westy Grace

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €80.00
Straight Forecast €75.20
Trifecta €239.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Shannon Bank

The Irish Sun:

Cathedral Rocks

POSTDATA:

Knockarina

SPOTLIGHT:

Familiar Dreams

TOPSPEED:

Shannon Bank