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17:10 Navan

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Navan Handicap

  • Prize money: £7952.17
  • 1m 5f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Navan Handicap

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.80
  • Place: £2.40

Form: 0/810- C BF

Last run: 274 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Front-running and sometimes headstrong type, won a 1m2f handicap here last summer and landed a Wexford maiden hurdle after that; still travelling when running out in front at Fairyhouse over Easter; dangerous to give too much leeway to but might not get an easy lead here.

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1st

13

(15)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Boher Road

9st 0lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jarlath P Fahey

Front-running and sometimes headstrong type, won a 1m2f handicap here last summer and landed a Wexford maiden hurdle after that; still travelling when running out in front at Fairyhouse over Easter; dangerous to give too much leeway to but might not get an easy lead here.

14/1

1

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Fairyhouse

Boher Road

12st 1lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Jarlath P Fahey

soon led and clear, 10 lengths ahead and going okay when crashed through wing 3 out

25/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 31331-

Last run: 188 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner last season and was impressive on his third win at Leopardstown in October; had a run over hurdles at Fairyhouse over Easter and resumes on the Flat off a 10lb higher mark than Leopardstown; needs a career best.

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5th

4

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Punchestown

Eastern Legend

11st 0lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: J S Bolger

Three-time Flat winner last season and was impressive on his third win at Leopardstown in October; last of eight behind Bottler'secret when set ambitious task on hurdles debut at Fairyhouse; up against it despite good Flat run at Navan last Saturday.

66/1

2nd

3

(11)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Eastern Legend

10st 0lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: J S Bolger

Three-time winner last season and was impressive on his third win at Leopardstown in October; had a run over hurdles at Fairyhouse over Easter and resumes on the Flat off a 10lb higher mark than Leopardstown; needs a career best.

8/1

8th

3

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:40 Fairyhouse

Eastern Legend

11st 0lb

J: J J Slevin

T: J S Bolger

prominent, pressed winner when pushed along after 3 out, lost second and weakened before 2 out

12/1

3rd
5 (2)
Zoffman

9/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 10/20-

Last run: 267 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Progressed in 2022, winning a Curragh maiden and a competitive Leopardstown handicap; second in a Curragh premier handicap the best of two runs last season; off since August but Colin Keane booked and running off the same mark; big chance if forward enough.

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3rd

4

(6)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 6f 0y

15:05 Navan

Zoffman

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

prominent, smooth headway 2f out, briefly led over 1f out, kept on over 1f out, weakened gradually inside final 110yds, just held third

4/1

3rd

5

(2)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Zoffman

9st 10lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

Progressed in 2022, winning a Curragh maiden and a competitive Leopardstown handicap; second in a Curragh premier handicap the best of two runs last season; off since August but Colin Keane booked and running off the same mark; big chance if forward enough.

9/2

4th
12 (16)
Astar

7/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 23210-

Last run: 195 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Workmanlike winner of a Clonmel maiden in September; well beaten in a Naas Listed contest subsequently; runner-up in her sole handicap at the Galway festival; capable of a bold showing.

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4th

12

(16)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Astar

9st 1lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Workmanlike winner of a Clonmel maiden in September; well beaten in a Naas Listed contest subsequently; runner-up in her sole handicap at the Galway festival; capable of a bold showing.

7/1

13th

9

(2)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 202y

15:25 Naas

Astar

9st 2lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: D K Weld

took keen hold, disputed lead, led clearly after 4f

33/1

1st

4

(9)

7th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 136y

16:20 Clonmel

Astar

9st 3lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

made all, ridden from under 2f out, kept on well final 110yds

11/8

5th
6 (3)
Almuhit

8/1

Form: 23019-

Last run: 216 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Does not look straightforward but he delivered some solid runs as a Flat stayer last summer, including a last-gasp win over 2m1f at Killarney; fit from hurdling and respected on the best of his form.

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5th

6

(3)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Almuhit

9st 9lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Emmet Mullins

Does not look straightforward but he delivered some solid runs as a Flat stayer last summer, including a last-gasp win over 2m1f at Killarney; fit from hurdling and respected on the best of his form.

8/1

6th
17 (9)
En Or

16/1

Form: 42198-

Last run: 198 days

W: 8st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Won a 1m6f handicap at Fairyhouse last summer; ran okay in a couple of maiden hurdles and could be interesting if the market speaks positively.

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6th

17

(9)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

En Or

8st 11lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: A J Martin

Won a 1m6f handicap at Fairyhouse last summer; ran okay in a couple of maiden hurdles and could be interesting if the market speaks positively.

16/1

7th

5

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:25 Fairyhouse

En Or

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: A J Martin

towards rear, headway after 3 out, in touch with leaders before 2 out, weakened approaching last

10/1

5th

4

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 150y

14:17 Navan

En Or

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: A J Martin

Three-time Flat winner in France; added to his score in a 1m6f Fairyhouse rated contest last summer on good; fair hurdles debut previously when never-nearer fourth in Punchestown maiden; pulled up with a slipped saddle at Down Royal last Sunday; handles soft but possibly not suited by heavy.

14/1

Form: 42148-

Last run: 217 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Won a staying handicap at Galway last summer and ran well under a 14lb penalty at Killarney subsequently; yet to prove how effective he can be off this mark and others preferred.

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5th

5

(4)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 6f 0y

15:05 Navan

Last Ammo

9st 5lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Richard John O’Brien

midfield, in touch with leaders 3f out, hung badly left from over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

10/1

Form: 41128- D

Last run: 168 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Stepped up continually last season, winning three times and finishing a good second in a Listed contest at Bath; off since November but the stable are flying and every chance she can make her presence felt.

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8th

4

(8)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Vera Verto

10st 0lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Stepped up continually last season, winning three times and finishing a good second in a Listed contest at Bath; off since November but the stable are flying and every chance she can make her presence felt.

7/1

8th

7

(8)

11th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 1

13:30 Newcastle (AW)

Vera Verto

9st 4lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Gavin Cromwell

Dual-purpose performer who has won a pair of 1m4f Flat handicaps this autumn; another good run when second in 1m6f Bath Listed race on heavy last month but she was beaten 7l; the shorter trip and the fact she's never run on AW are reasons to look elsewhere for win purposes.

12/1

2nd

5

(9)

18th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 1

16:00 Bath

Vera Verto

9st 6lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Gavin Cromwell

Dual-purpose performer who has won on the Flat in three of her last five runs including when making all in a Class 2 handicap at Newmarket (1m4f) 11 days ago; now switches to a Listed event but that was a personal best last time and she seems fairly versatile regarding trip and ground; shortlisted.

11/2

20/1

Form: 16949/

Last run: 625 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Easy winner of a Downpatrick maiden hurdle last August and ran solid enough races in defeat twice subsequently; decent Flat stayer for Richard Hannon, winning three times; cheekpieces tried here and the market may guide.

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9th

10

(1)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Reverend Hubert

9st 2lb

J: Sean Davis

T: C Byrnes

Easy winner of a Downpatrick maiden hurdle last August and ran solid enough races in defeat twice subsequently; decent Flat stayer for Richard Hannon, winning three times; cheekpieces tried here and the market may guide.

20/1

10/1

Form: 413-0

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Listowel maiden winner last term and landed a maiden hurdle here last month; visor left off after a poor run at Leopardstown two weeks ago and should fare better here.

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10th

14

(5)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Charming Star

9st 0lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Listowel maiden winner last term and landed a maiden hurdle here last month; visor left off after a poor run at Leopardstown two weeks ago and should fare better here.

10/1

11th

1

(1)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

14:15 Leopardstown

Charming Star

10st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

1m4f Listowel winner last year on testing ground and off the mark over hurdles on heavy at Navan last month; visor now replaces cheekpieces and has to be respected although ideally may want further.

13/2

1st

3

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Navan

Charming Star

11st 7lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: T G McCourt

prominent, not fluent 4 out, shaken up before 2 out, went second before last, ridden and ran on to lead run-in, pushed out

7/2

OUR TIP

12/1

Form: 21200-

Last run: 195 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Six-time winner, including the valuable amateur handicap at Galway last year, following up over hurdles later in the week; off since beaten in the Naas November Handicap and might well come on for the run here.

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11th

1

(4)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Teed Up

10st 2lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Emmet Mullins

Six-time winner, including the valuable amateur handicap at Galway last year, following up over hurdles later in the week; off since beaten in the Naas November Handicap and might well come on for the run here.

12/1

11th

1

(4)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 31y

17:10 Naas

Teed Up

10st 0lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Emmet Mullins

towards rear

12/1

Form: 6521-7

Last run: 43 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Four-time winner for the Johnstons; mid-division in a Dundalk claimer on his stable debut last month; more needed.

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6th

3

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 180y

13:35 Down Royal

Edge Of Darkness

11st 6lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

took keen hold, prominent, mistake and lost ground 1st, hampered when left in fourth 2 out, weakened approaching last

33/1

12th

8

(10)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Edge Of Darkness

9st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Four-time winner for the Johnstons; mid-division in a Dundalk claimer on his stable debut last month; more needed.

16/1

13th
15 (13)
Squire Danagher

11/2

Form: 33-311

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Progressive horse; did enough to win a Dundalk maiden in January and followed up having been gelded in good style in a 1m4f handicap at the same venue; seems to handle soft ground and a 4lb penalty for his last win is not excessive; leading chance.

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4th

4

(10)

12th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 0y

16:45 Leopardstown

Squire Danagher

9st 5lb

J: Ben Coen

T: A Oliver

Took six goes to win his maiden when blinkered for the first time at Dundalk (1m2f) but, then having been gelded, he followed up in a handicap there over further; now has something to prove on turf after finishing down the field at Navan (1m5f possibly too far).

12/1

13th

15

(13)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Squire Danagher

9st 0lb

J: W J Lee

T: A Oliver

Progressive horse; did enough to win a Dundalk maiden in January and followed up having been gelded in good style in a 1m4f handicap at the same venue; seems to handle soft ground and a 4lb penalty for his last win is not excessive; leading chance.

11/2

Form: 82450- D

Last run: 211 days

W: 9st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Four-time winner for Richard O'Brien in 2021; went close in a Leopardstown handicap for Joseph O'Brien last year; off since October and looks best watched on debut for a new trainer.

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7th

3

10th May 2024

Good

2m 2f 165y

18:10 Downpatrick

Morph Speed

11st 12lb

J: Carl Millar

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

Four-time Flat winner for Richard O'Brien in 2021; went close in a Leopardstown handicap for Joseph O'Brien last year and some hurdles promise; poor debut run for new yard at Navan recently but not one to rule out with ground to suit.

20/1

14th

9

(17)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Morph Speed

9st 2lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Nigel Thomas Slevin

Four-time winner for Richard O'Brien in 2021; went close in a Leopardstown handicap for Joseph O'Brien last year; off since October and looks best watched on debut for a new trainer.

40/1

0

7

10th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

15:35 Punchestown

Morph Speed

11st 12lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Five Flat wins including premier handicaps at Cork and Killarney in 2021; decent turf form this year without winning; now has to bounce back for a poor Dundalk run 11 days ago; fourth at Killarney in August on hurdling debut, this longer trip should suit better.

6/1

50/1

Form: 00/50-

Last run: 195 days

W: 9st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Good stayer on the Flat and over hurdles on his day for Willie Mullins; debuts for a new stable here and probably best watched after six months off.

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8th

6

(3)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 6f 0y

15:05 Navan

Whiskey Sour

8st 13lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: S Wilson

held up in rear, outpaced over 2f out, soon struggling, lost touch over 1f out

25/1

15th

11

(6)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Whiskey Sour

9st 2lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: S Wilson

Good stayer on the Flat and over hurdles on his day for Willie Mullins; debuts for a new stable here and probably best watched after six months off.

50/1

15th

9

(5)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 31y

17:10 Naas

Whiskey Sour

9st 1lb

J: W J Lee

T: W P Mullins

midfield

12/1

16/1

Form: 41233- BF

Last run: 232 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Middle distance winner for Ralph Beckett; acts on good ground and yet to be tested on a much softer surface; best watched on his stable debut.

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16th

16

(14)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

17:10 Navan

Feud

8st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Richard John O’Brien

Middle distance winner for Ralph Beckett; acts on good ground and yet to be tested on a much softer surface; best watched on his stable debut.

16/1

3rd

5

(2)

8th Sep 2023

Good

1m 3f 140y

Class 4

13:30 Haydock

Feud

9st 7lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Ralph Beckett

Won over C&D (good) in July on third handicap start and solid efforts at Catterick and Newbury the next twice; every chance he'll be thereabouts.

7/2

3rd

11

(4)

19th Aug 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

Class 4

16:40 Newbury

Feud

9st 2lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Ralph Beckett

Well-bred 3yo who was off the mark when justifying favouritism in a Haydock handicap (11.6f, good) on his sixth attempt; good second of six when 5-6 at Catterick (1m4f, good) later in July but needs to find extra.

7/1

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Payout
Exacta €1022.00
Straight Forecast €837.10
Tricast €5824.40
Trifecta €7754.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Squire Danagher

TOPSPEED:

Feud

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Boher Road

The Irish Sun:

Charming Star

POSTDATA:

Squire Danagher