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13:50 Leopardstown

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Captain Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial Maiden

  • Prize money: £7695.65
  • 1m 4f 0y
  • 9 runners
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Captain Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial Maiden

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

OUR TIP

15/8 (Won)

Form: 3

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Expensive yearling holds an entry in the Irish Derby; 10-3 for Cork debut over this trip, finished half a length behind Himalayan Heights when third of seven; better ground here and may turn around the form with that run under his belt.

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Distance / Class
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1st

3

(4)

12th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

13:50 Leopardstown

Highbury

9st 8lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: A P O’Brien

travelled strongly, soon raced in second, led under 2f out, ridden over 1f out, soon clear, stayed on, comfortably

15/8

3rd

5

(1)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 4f 25y

16:00 Cork

Highbury

9st 8lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: A P O’Brien

Fifth foal; brother to French winners Friendly Face (1m2f; RPR 100), High Factor (1m2f; 82) and Mille Fois Merci (1m4f); dam 5.5f (Group 3)/7f 2yo winner (111) out of US 6.5f 2yo/1m1f winner, is granddaughter of US champion 3yo filly Surfside; 650,000Eur yearling purchase from a fine middle-distance family; Derby entry should be hard to beat.

1/2

Form: 52 BF

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Fifth here on debut and improved for step up to 1m4f when second of seven at Cork on soft ground; renews rivalry with Highbury who was just behind him on that occasion.

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2nd

5

(2)

12th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

13:50 Leopardstown

Himalayan Heights

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

Fifth here on debut and improved for step up to 1m4f when second of seven at Cork on soft ground; renews rivalry with Highbury who was just behind him on that occasion.

5/2

2nd

6

(6)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 4f 25y

16:00 Cork

Himalayan Heights

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

Good finishing effort in a Leopardstown maiden two weeks ago; step up in trip should suit and should show some improvement on this better ground.

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Brother to 7.5f 2yo/1m2f Listed winner Library (RPR 109); dam 7f 2yo/1m4f Group 3 winner (105), sister to 11.6f Listed winner Nevis, half-sister to 1m4f Group 3 winner/Derby second US Army Ranger (by Galileo) and 1m/1m2f Group 3 winner Nelson; no fancy entries and clearly second-string on riding arrangements.

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3rd

8

(3)

12th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

13:50 Leopardstown

Vice President

9st 8lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: A P O’Brien

Brother to 7.5f 2yo/1m2f Listed winner Library (RPR 109); dam 7f 2yo/1m4f Group 3 winner (105), sister to 11.6f Listed winner Nevis, half-sister to 1m4f Group 3 winner/Derby second US Army Ranger (by Galileo) and 1m/1m2f Group 3 winner Nelson; no fancy entries and clearly second-string on riding arrangements.

8/1

Form: 4

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Unfancied when fourth of nine in AW maiden in March, almost 10l off the winner Agenda who was second in the Chester Vase during the week; step up in trip should suit but Foley is on stablemate Final Entry.

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4th

4

(1)

12th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

13:50 Leopardstown

Highland Bling

9st 8lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

Unfancied when fourth of nine in AW maiden in March, almost 10l off the winner Agenda who was second in the Chester Vase during the week; step up in trip should suit but Foley is on stablemate Final Entry.

12/1

4th

4

(4)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Highland Bling

9st 8lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Sixth foal; half-brother to winners Rolling The Dice (7f 2yo; RPR 95) and Curious Bride (1m4f Flat, 83; 2m hurdle); dam unraced half-sister to 1m2f Group 1 winner Winsili; cost 22,000euros as a yearling; will have to be smart to take this on debut.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Half-brother to French 9.5f AW winner Tiymara (RPR 88); dam placed 1m2f (64), half-sister to winners Tirmizi (1m-14.6f) and Timourid (7.3f-1m2f Flat/2m hurdle) out of 1m 2yo winning half-sister to 9.4f Group 3 winner Timarwa.

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5th

7

(8)

12th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

13:50 Leopardstown

Timurshah

9st 8lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: M Halford & T Collins

Half-brother to French 9.5f AW winner Tiymara (RPR 88); dam placed 1m2f (64), half-sister to winners Tirmizi (1m-14.6f) and Timourid (7.3f-1m2f Flat/2m hurdle) out of 1m 2yo winning half-sister to 9.4f Group 3 winner Timarwa.

20/1

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict

Homebred is first foal; dam placed 7.4f-10.6f (RPR 65), sister to 1m2f Flat/2m hurdle winner I Have A Voice, half-sister to winners Flying Visit (1m1f 2yo Group 3), Fior Cliste (7f) and Repetitio (2m Flat/2m1f hurdle) out of 7f-10.4f winner.

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6th

6

(7)

12th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

13:50 Leopardstown

Teofimo

9st 8lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: J S Bolger

Homebred is first foal; dam placed 7.4f-10.6f (RPR 65), sister to 1m2f Flat/2m hurdle winner I Have A Voice, half-sister to winners Flying Visit (1m1f 2yo Group 3), Fior Cliste (7f) and Repetitio (2m Flat/2m1f hurdle) out of 7f-10.4f winner.

14/1

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Cost E22,000 as a yearling; fourth foal; half-sister to three winners inc Fearless Angel (Listed-placed 5f 2yo inc AW; RPR 96) and Philly's Hope (1m/9.5f inc AW; 61); dam 7f/1m winner (92), half-sister to 7.4f-10.6f winner Acushladear; stiff task against colts.

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7th

9

(6)

12th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

13:50 Leopardstown

Dark Oak

9st 3lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph G Murphy

Cost E22,000 as a yearling; fourth foal; half-sister to three winners inc Fearless Angel (Listed-placed 5f 2yo inc AW; RPR 96) and Philly's Hope (1m/9.5f inc AW; 61); dam 7f/1m winner (92), half-sister to 7.4f-10.6f winner Acushladear; stiff task against colts.

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Cost E180,000 as a yearling; sixth foal; brother to winners Arturo Toscanini (7f-8.5f inc 2yo/Canada/USA; RPR 104), Dalileo (1m6f-2m AW, 88; 2m4f hurdle) and Mr Tambourine Man (2m1f-2m6f hurdle); dam Group-placed 6f/7f 2yo winner (106), sister to 7f/1m Group 3 winner; tongue-tie and cheekpieces on for debut.

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8th

2

(5)

12th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

13:50 Leopardstown

Final Entry

9st 8lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Cost E180,000 as a yearling; sixth foal; brother to winners Arturo Toscanini (7f-8.5f inc 2yo/Canada/USA; RPR 104), Dalileo (1m6f-2m AW, 88; 2m4f hurdle) and Mr Tambourine Man (2m1f-2m6f hurdle); dam Group-placed 6f/7f 2yo winner (106), sister to 7f/1m Group 3 winner; tongue-tie and cheekpieces on for debut.

13/2

9th
1 (9)
Albali

16/1

Form: 5

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Was 33-1 for last month's AW debut, well held fifth of six although it was a decent contest; up in trip.

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9th

1

(9)

12th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

13:50 Leopardstown

Albali

9st 8lb

J: Ben Coen

T: A Oliver

Was 33-1 for last month's AW debut, well held fifth of six although it was a decent contest; up in trip.

16/1

5th

1

(7)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:50 Dundalk (AW)

Albali

9st 8lb

J: Ben Coen

T: A Oliver

midfield

25/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Highbury

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Himalayan Heights

POSTDATA:

Highbury

The Irish Sun:

Highbury