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17:00 Curragh

Heavy

Business Plus Handicap

  • Prize money: £10260.87
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • 27 runners
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Business Plus Handicap

Runners: 27 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly sunny

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £13.80
  • Place: £3.60

Form: 500-68

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

18-race maiden; only flashes of form on turf last year; not beaten far in a 6f claimer at Dundalk on stable debut; did not seem to stay 1m on a more recent AW outing.

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8th

6

(11)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 160y

14:50 Sligo

Redshore City

9st 3lb

J: W J Lee

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

Off the mark at the 19th attempt when narrowly prevailing in a 6f Curragh handicap a fortnight ago; 5lb higher but went close over this C&D behind Kami last year when rated 1lb lower and he's one for the shortlist.

7/2

1st

23

(20)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Redshore City

8st 12lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

18-race maiden; only flashes of form on turf last year; not beaten far in a 6f claimer at Dundalk on stable debut; did not seem to stay 1m on a more recent AW outing.

14/1

20/1

  • Place: £4.90

Form: 69000- CD

Last run: 173 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

C&D maiden win for Paddy Twomey in 2021 came in testing conditions; ran well here on a couple of occasions last summer; regressive later in the campaign.

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1st

16

(15)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Pinar Del Rio

9st 5lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Joe Conlon

travelled strongly, prominent, led narrowly from over 3f out, ridden and ran on final 110yds

6/1

14/1

  • Place: £5.30

Form: 068099 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Sole win in 36 starts came in a 6f claimer at Dundalk last November; struggling on AW lately but has run well over C&D, notably when chasing home the smart Yosemite Valley in a maiden last September; not disgraced when 150-1 eighth of 12 in a Listed race here the following month.

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Verdict Starting price

10

(8)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

14:35 Navan

Un Bacio Ancora

9st 2lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: P J F Murphy

Has only won an AW claimer in 37 starts but cracking run at the Curragh last time when third of 27 over 6f, only overhauled late on, and has placed form at this trip.

5/1

3rd

19

(12)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Un Bacio Ancora

8st 13lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: P J F Murphy

Sole win in 36 starts came in a 6f claimer at Dundalk last November; struggling on AW lately but has run well over C&D, notably when chasing home the smart Yosemite Valley in a maiden last September; not disgraced when 150-1 eighth of 12 in a Listed race here the following month.

14/1

66/1

  • Place: £40.60

Form: 0-709

Last run: 9 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Maiden form is unappealing; 6lb wrong here on handicap debut.

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5th
2 (10)
Downforce

7/1

Form: 4063-4 CD

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 1lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Eight-time winner, three wins and four seconds from 29 starts at this track; well suited by testing conditions; ended last season prematurely in June but began new campaign in good shape, finishing fourth of 20 over C&D; may struggle to turn the tables on runner-up Dark Viper.

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6th

15

(8)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Downforce

9st 5lb

J: Jessica Maye

T: W McCreery

prominent

8/1

5th

2

(10)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Downforce

10st 1lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

Eight-time winner, three wins and four seconds from 29 starts at this track; well suited by testing conditions; ended last season prematurely in June but began new campaign in good shape, finishing fourth of 20 over C&D; may struggle to turn the tables on runner-up Dark Viper.

7/1

4th

4

(15)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Downforce

9st 10lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

Eight-time winner, well suited by testing conditions, worth considering on that basis; ended last season prematurely in June; has recorded three wins and four seconds from 28 starts at this track.

7/1

Form: 808-22 BF

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Of little account for Richard Hannon last year; decent effort when a 4 3/4l runner-up in a C&D handicap on Irish debut, with older rivals Downforce, Gegenpressing and Rattletheonionbag among those behind; outstayed by today's rival Naisiun over 7f at Naas; can emerge best in rematch at this trip.

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6th

12

(28)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Dark Viper

9st 2lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Of little account for Richard Hannon last year; decent effort when a 4 3/4l runner-up in a C&D handicap on Irish debut, with older rivals Downforce, Gegenpressing and Rattletheonionbag among those behind; outstayed by today's rival Naisiun over 7f at Naas; can emerge best in rematch at this trip.

5/1

2nd

5

(6)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:20 Naas

Dark Viper

9st 4lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

A glimpse of ability for Richard Hannon last year; decent effort when a 4.75l runner-up in a 6f Curragh handicap six days ago against older horses; this is less competitive, so has a solid chance if repeating that form.

5/2

Form: 006-46

Last run: 34 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

3-37 on turf; on a long losing sequence but could be given an each-way chance following sixth of 20 over C&D last month.

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1st

11

(16)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 160y

14:50 Sligo

Gegenpressing

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

started quickly, soon in touch with leaders, headway on near side of group from over 2f out, led and ridden over 1f out, soon clear, reduced lead towards finish, always doing enough

14/1

7th

17

(27)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Gegenpressing

8st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

3-37 on turf; on a long losing sequence but could be given an each-way chance following sixth of 20 over C&D last month.

9/1

6th

16

(20)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Gegenpressing

8st 9lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

In fair form at Dundalk lately but overall turf form is patchy; finished in race won by Merisi Diamond on final turf start last season; others are more appealing.

12/1

Form: /0-092

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Gave no sign of winning potential in three maiden runs over three different trips; only marginal improvement on handicap debut at Dundalk but has to be taken seriously after a much-improved display when second over 7f at Leopardstown.

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1st

9

(4)

9th May 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:40 Gowran Park

Cage Rattler

9st 1lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: John Andrew Kinsella

prominent, led over 2f out, soon wandered around when ridden up the centre, ran on towards near side inside final 110yds

5/1

8th

16

(1)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Cage Rattler

8st 13lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: John Andrew Kinsella

Gave no sign of winning potential in three maiden runs over three different trips; only marginal improvement on handicap debut at Dundalk but has to be taken seriously after a much-improved display when second over 7f at Leopardstown.

8/1

20/1

Form: 538-08

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Placed on AW and on turf, quite lightly raced; needs to reverse last month's C&D form with Dark Viper, Downforce and Gegenpressing.

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13th

20

(1)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Rattletheonionbag

8st 7lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: W P Browne

soon towards rear, headway on far side of group over 2f out, in touch with leaders over 1f out, weakened final furlong

16/1

9th

9

(16)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Rattletheonionbag

9st 5lb

J: James Ryan

T: W P Browne

Placed on AW and on turf, quite lightly raced; needs to reverse last month's C&D form with Dark Viper, Downforce and Gegenpressing.

20/1

8th

7

(12)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Rattletheonionbag

9st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: W P Browne

Placed on AW and on turf, lightly raced, hard to fancy after a poor Dundalk run last month.

16/1

10th
18 (11)
Naisiun

13/2

Form: 7405-1

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Unplaced over 7f at this venue on only nursery start; reappeared in good shape at Naas last month, beating the well-fancied Dark Viper; 6lb higher and not certain to uphold the form over this shorter trip.

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3rd

19

(13)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Naas

Naisiun

8st 10lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: J S Bolger

prominent, kept on inside final furlong, no match for first two

9/1

10th

18

(11)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Naisiun

8st 13lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

Unplaced over 7f at this venue on only nursery start; reappeared in good shape at Naas last month, beating the well-fancied Dark Viper; 6lb higher and not certain to uphold the form over this shorter trip.

13/2

25/1

Form: 245-00

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Mid-division at this venue on seasonal debut; similar at Leopardstown; longstanding maiden (0-33, placed eight times); others preferred.

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3rd

16

(7)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Tall Story

8st 12lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Now a 34-race maiden, placed eight times but hard to have much confidence in him, since he has been no closer than tenth in three starts this season; has slumped in the rating since 2021 when he had good form including a C&D second in a maiden.

14/1

11th

25

(22)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Tall Story

8st 12lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Mid-division at this venue on seasonal debut; similar at Leopardstown; longstanding maiden (0-33, placed eight times); others preferred.

25/1

Form: 00-0

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Unexposed and should be sharper as a result of a Cork outing, but hard to make a case for her; 3lb out of the handicap.

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OUR TIP

10/1

Form: 325-

Last run: 174 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Outran his odds when third to the smart Yosemite Valley on debut over C&D (fellow outsider Un Bacio Ancora, second); beaten by the 70-rated Greek Flower over 5f at Navan; appeared not to stay 7f in testing conditions at Galway.

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2

(6)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

14:35 Navan

Nouvel Espoir

9st 13lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: James M Barcoe

Placed in maidens first two starts last year including good second over C&D and looks well treated on that form; shaped like he needed it on seasonal/handicap debut at the Curragh.

13/2

13th

3

(18)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Nouvel Espoir

9st 13lb

J: Ben Coen

T: James M Barcoe

Outran his odds when third to the smart Yosemite Valley on debut over C&D (fellow outsider Un Bacio Ancora, second); beaten by the 70-rated Greek Flower over 5f at Navan; appeared not to stay 7f in testing conditions at Galway.

10/1

Form: 2/060-

Last run: 319 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

66-1 runner-up in a good-ground maiden here on debut in June 2022; failed to match that form last season; heavy ground is a concern but possibly well enough handicapped if handling it.

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14th

4

(9)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Grigal

9st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Richard Brabazon

66-1 runner-up in a good-ground maiden here on debut in June 2022; failed to match that form last season; heavy ground is a concern but possibly well enough handicapped if handling it.

20/1

10th

4

(6)

7th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 63y

20:00 Curragh

Grigal

10st 0lb

J: Yudish Geerdharry

T: Richard Brabazon

raced far side, midfield

16/1

5

(10)

17th May 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

18:50 Cork

Grigal

10st 0lb

J: Yudish Geerdharry

T: Richard Brabazon

Outran odds of 66-1 when runner-up in a Curragh maiden on debut; not as good in two runs this term but she's been given a workable opening mark and she should appreciate a step back up in trip.

9/1

Form: 38-000

Last run: 30 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Managed a fair third at Dundalk in December; has failed to replicate that form on her last four AW appearances; tongue-tie for the first time.

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15th

26

(5)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Thirtysecondstreet

8st 12lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Luke Comer

Managed a fair third at Dundalk in December; has failed to replicate that form on her last four AW appearances; tongue-tie for the first time.

50/1

Form: -00778 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Dual Dundalk nursery winner; struggled last year; failed to step up on Dundalk form when finishing in mid-field at Leopardstown; well held by Cage Rattler.

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16th

8

(8)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Coolcalmncollected

9st 5lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Ciaran Murphy

Dual Dundalk nursery winner; struggled last year; failed to step up on Dundalk form when finishing in mid-field at Leopardstown; well held by Cage Rattler.

16/1

8th

7

(12)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

16:15 Leopardstown

Coolcalmncollected

9st 8lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Ciaran Murphy

Dual Dundalk nursery winner; struggled last year and needs to step up on recent Dundalk AW form over sprint distances.

12/1

7th

1

(2)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Coolcalmncollected

10st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Ciaran Murphy

Dual winner here at two; struggled last year although did not run badly in a 6f handicap in January; more needed.

25/1

Form: 075-70

Last run: 81 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Yet to reach the first three; fifth of 14 at Dundalk last December was respectable; first run for Richard O'Brien now after two moderate AW efforts.

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17th

21

(14)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Brookie Cookie

8st 12lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Richard John O’Brien

Yet to reach the first three; fifth of 14 at Dundalk last December was respectable; first run for Richard O'Brien now after two moderate AW efforts.

25/1

14th

13

(4)

31st Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:05 Dundalk (AW)

Brookie Cookie

8st 12lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Sean Davis

Yet to reach the first three; fifth of 14 over C&D on penultimate start was respectable; not as good in a visor at Newcastle last time.

16/1

7th

3

(9)

8th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Brookie Cookie

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Sean Davis

Seven-race maiden who has not progressed and her form has been up and down; respectable effort when fifth of 14 in a Dundalk handicap (7f, AW) last time but she needs to build on that back at this trip; visor added.

11/2

18th
20 (19)
Atlas

40/1

Form: 8-0878

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 12lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

A long time since his last win (July 2020); all four wins on better ground; veteran is hard to fancy based on overall profile and recent mid-field run at Leopardstown.

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18th

20

(19)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Atlas

8st 12lb

J: Alyse Clarke

T: T G McCourt

A long time since his last win (July 2020); all four wins on better ground; veteran is hard to fancy based on overall profile and recent mid-field run at Leopardstown.

40/1

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

20/1

Form: 00758-

Last run: 186 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Modest maiden form; not disgraced over 7f on heavy at Down Royal on only handicap attempt; noteworthy jockey booking.

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19th

14

(26)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Second Fiddle

9st 0lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: C P Donoghue

Modest maiden form; not disgraced over 7f on heavy at Down Royal on only handicap attempt; noteworthy jockey booking.

20/1

8th

15

(1)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

14:45 Navan

Second Fiddle

9st 3lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: C P Donoghue

Showed some promise when 250-1 chance over C&D in May on the last of six maiden runs; made late headway then, similar over 7f at Down Royal last month in her first handicap.

33/1

20th
15 (13)
Below Deck

25/1

Form: -32605

Last run: 30 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Went close at Dundalk in January and has been placed in five of her ten AW appearances; never in the money in six races on turf.

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10th

13

(9)

11th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

14:00 Naas

Below Deck

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Luke Comer

17-race maiden and poor run at the Curragh last month; drop back in trip needs to spark a revival.

33/1

20th

15

(13)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Below Deck

8st 13lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Luke Comer

Went close at Dundalk in January and has been placed in five of her ten AW appearances; never in the money in six races on turf.

25/1

10/1

Form: 708226

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

21-race maiden; decent form at Dundalk in first half of March, when going close in a claimer and a handicap last week, both over 6f; suffered interference when unplaced over 5f last time.

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21th

11

(24)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Hezahunk

9st 3lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Adrian McGuinness

21-race maiden; decent form at Dundalk in first half of March, when going close in a claimer and a handicap last week, both over 6f; suffered interference when unplaced over 5f last time.

10/1

6th

8

(5)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Hezahunk

9st 7lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Adrian McGuinness

Maiden but improved form last twice when going close in a claimer and a handicap last week, both over 6f; first try at this trip but very much respected if he can handle it.

3/1

2nd

8

(1)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:20 Dundalk (AW)

Hezahunk

9st 6lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Adrian McGuinness

Blinkers seemed to do the trick when touched off in a C&D claimer two weeks ago; Keane booked and well drawn for a horse that likes to go forward; ticks a few boxes.

5/1

10/1

Form: 6730-7

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

0-12, placed four times; down the field in a Gowran handicap on final start last season; needs to step up from her run at Naas four weeks ago.

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22th

6

(4)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

One For Mum

9st 9lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

0-12, placed four times; down the field in a Gowran handicap on final start last season; needs to step up from her run at Naas four weeks ago.

10/1

7th

4

(13)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Naas

One For Mum

9st 12lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

Did okay in handicaps last year without winning; down the field in a Gowran handicap in August when last seen; has not been at her best first time out but has an obvious chance if she can run to form here.

9/2

Form: 53206- D

Last run: 250 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Only win from 35 starts came in Britain as a juvenile; often placed during a hectic 2023 campaign; has changed stable.

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

9th

7

(7)

9th May 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:40 Gowran Park

Scarlet Dancer

9st 6lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Only win from 36 starts came as a 2yo in Britain; several placings in hectic 2023 campaign but recent Curragh comeback run was poor (slowly away); others preferred.

16/1

23th

10

(25)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Scarlet Dancer

9st 5lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Only win from 35 starts came in Britain as a juvenile; often placed during a hectic 2023 campaign; has changed stable.

16/1

6th

5

(5)

15th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:40 Dundalk (AW)

Scarlet Dancer

9st 9lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

dwelt start, towards rear

10/1

Form: 08-600

Last run: 58 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Never closer than sixth in a race of any description; last two Dundalk runs have been poor after a satisfactory display over 1m in January.

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

11th

7

11th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 65y

14:15 Cork

Lynskey

11st 7lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

never better than midfield, no extra from 3 out

100/1

24th

22

(17)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Lynskey

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Never closer than sixth in a race of any description; last two Dundalk runs have been poor after a satisfactory display over 1m in January.

50/1

11th

13

(11)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Lynskey

9st 1lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

slowly into stride, in rear, some headway 3f out, no impression from 2f out

14/1

50/1

Form: 06700-

Last run: 238 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

38-race maiden, placed six times; would be a surprise winner given that profile and lack of a recent run.

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

7th

3

(11)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 160y

14:15 Sligo

Sin E Shekells

10st 3lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: J G Murray

in touch with leaders

100/1

25/1

Form: 06640- D

Last run: 165 days

W: 9st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Recorded the most recent of his six wins towards the end of the 2022 campaign; down the field at Dundalk on final start last year, but better judged on previous fourth of 22 at Navan.

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

11

(7)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

14:35 Navan

Stanhope

9st 0lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

Three of his six wins have come here and showed benefit of Curragh comeback when eighth of 21, keeping on late, over C&D last month.

15/2

8th

22

(10)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

13:10 Navan

Stanhope

8st 8lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

Three-time course winner is on a long losing run; down the field at Dundalk on final start last year; in rear at the Curragh last Sunday; managed a creditable fourth of 22 at this venue on penultimate start last year.

20/1

20/1

Form: 80010-

Last run: 235 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Winner at her local Sligo track last August, beating today's rival Redshore City over an extended 5f on soft ground; overall form is unconvincing; slowly away and never in contention over 7f at Cork on final start of the season.

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

12th

2

(7)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 160y

14:50 Sligo

Kami

10st 1lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Mark Michael McNiff

C&D winner form 2lb lower last summer; tailed off after a tardy start on her return a fortnight ago and while she came from rear in her win here, such tactics are generally a tough ask over this C&D.

8/1

27th

1

(7)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Kami

10st 2lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Mark Michael McNiff

Winner at her local Sligo track last August, beating today's rival Redshore City over an extended 5f on soft ground; overall form is unconvincing; slowly away and never in contention over 7f at Cork on final start of the season.

20/1

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Selections

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Dark Viper

POSTDATA:

Redshore City

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