April 22 / 17.30 Limerick

17.30

Yielding

24th Of June Ladies Day At Limerick Handicap

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 1m 3f 55y
  • 19 runners
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24th Of June Ladies Day At Limerick Handicap

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £16.30
  • Place: £3.90

Form: 93754- BF

Last run: 203 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Best handicap run came over 1m at Cork last sutumn, running on late; was fancied to score over this trip at Killarney next time but possibly found the ground too soft; this drying surface can suit and is a player off this mark.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

13

(18)

31st Aug 2023

Good

1m 6f 0y

16:40 Navan

Fond Farewell

9st 1lb

J: Shane Foley

T: John Joseph Murphy

Made an immediate impact this season, winning over 1m3f at Limerick in April; beaten favourite on follow-up bid at the same venue in June; stable is in fine form at the moment and his chance should be taken seriously.

8/1

17

(12)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 3f 35y

19:50 Killarney

Fond Farewell

9st 1lb

J: Alan Persse

T: John Joseph Murphy

Second reserve; immediate impact this season, winning over this trip at Limerick in April (soft); tame effort in similar contest last month however so needs to bounce back.

2nd
11 (9)
Nusra

18/1

  • Place: £10.50

Form: 22947-

Last run: 261 days

W: 9st 4lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Maiden under all codes after 26 starts; has twice run well on the Flat here and if putting aside her poor hurdles run last time isn't one to dismiss.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

5

(12)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

16:10 Dundalk (AW)

Nusra

9st 7lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: G Ahern

held up in rear, slightly hampered after 3f

5/1

6th

7

(3)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Nusra

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: G Ahern

Won on soft at Ffos Las in August and broke her duck at this venue when readily landing a 1m4f handicap last month (Sand Castle third); up 9lb for that but will be hard to keep out of the frame with a reproduction.

5/1

3/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 0000-4 BF

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Showed improved form to win a Wexford maiden hurdle in March but was beaten 15l into fourth in a 1m5f Navan Flat handicap back on the level; better was expected then and Keane takes over dropped in trip on faster ground; tongue-tie left off.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

4

(12)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Secret Rock

9st 9lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: A J Martin

dwelt start, held up in rear, headway when bit short of room 2f out, challenging over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

11/2

1st

3

(5)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Secret Rock

9st 13lb

J: Jake Coen

T: A J Martin

midfield on inner, headway and in touch with leaders over 2f out, went second over 1f out, pushed along to lead inside final furlong, ridden clear when hung left inside final 110yds

11/2

Form: 04226-

Last run: 186 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Posted three solid runs on soft over 1m last autumn before was below par on final start; unproven over this trip making seasonal debut.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

3

(12)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Stormie Outlook

9st 12lb

J: W J Lee

T: E J O’Grady

towards rear

9/1

10th

2

(7)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Stormie Outlook

9st 12lb

J: W J Lee

T: E J O’Grady

Maiden was in good form this time last year and stepped up this season's turf efforts when second to in-form rival over C&D on AW debut; now 4lb higher.

11/2

2nd

6

(10)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Stormie Outlook

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: E J O’Grady

A 13-race maiden on the Flat; not a bad run when beaten roughly 5l last month but a drop in trip looks against her.

12/1

Form: 50924-

Last run: 283 days

W: 10st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Dual purpose maiden hasn't had that many runs; ran well on the Flat several times last year, including when touched off over C&D; can go well if ready enough after his absence.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

5

(3)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Tudor Manor

9st 9lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Patrick J Flynn

A 15-race maiden under all codes; off since September but made some late ground in a 1m2f handicap here two weeks ago; should go well.

10/1

8th

6

(7)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Tudor Manor

9st 12lb

J: Robyn Donaghue-Leahy

T: Patrick J Flynn

midfield

20/1

50/1

Form: 008-90

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 11lb

8 yo Horse

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Former Group 3 winner is a light of those days and can only be watched after a poor Curragh run over 1m.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12th

15

(5)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

17:05 Navan

Chilean

8st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Luke Comer

Group 3 winner in France (heavy); those days are long gone but his latest fourth at Bellewstown (1m4f; behind Enquire Within) was a solid effort.

14/1

4th

18

(16)

28th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 4f 15y

17:10 Bellewstown

Chilean

9st 1lb

T: Luke Comer

midfield

16th

12

(18)

31st Aug 2023

Good

1m 6f 0y

17:10 Navan

Chilean

9st 4lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Luke Comer

Close third in a Leopardstown handicap in May; best effort since when staying on in a 1m6f Curragh handicap last time; each-way chance.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 60-003

Last run: 8 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Dual purpose performer last won on the Flat at Dundalk in 2022; a fine run there last week over just short of this trip and, though a maiden on turf, is capable of running well.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

2

5th Feb 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 7f 150y

15:55 Punchestown

Hidden Land

11st 12lb

J: Mr J C Barry

T: Andrew Kinirons

Well beaten in a pair of handicap hurdles after a fruitless spell at Dundalk; others appeal much more.

25/1

6th

1

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 67y

14:35 Punchestown

Hidden Land

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Andrew Kinirons

Twice a winner over hurdles and also won on the Flat at Down Royal in September; never counted (pulled hard) on hurdles return at Leopardstown under amateur rider but drops in class here so can't be safely ruled out.

14/1

14th

3

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Hidden Land

12st 0lb

J: Mr B Lawless

T: Andrew Kinirons

pulled hard, held up in rear

25/1

Form: 876-60

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 6lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Last of her four Flat turf wins came in July 2021; two modest AW runs lately; has to find the spark again to be of interest.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

15th

14

(6)

11th Jun 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:10 Navan

Maricruz

9st 2lb

J: Jessica O’Gorman

T: John C McConnell

prominent, led narrowly after 4f, joined halfway, pushed along and lost position under 3f out, weakened from over 1f out

33/1

5th

10

(15)

17th May 2023

Good

1m 2f 20y

20:20 Cork

Maricruz

9st 4lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

disputed lead, led after 3f, headed and lost two places halfway

20/1

8th

8

(11)

22nd Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 3f 55y

17:30 Limerick

Maricruz

9st 6lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

prominent, went third halfway

22/1

Form: 00/44- BF

Last run: 339 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Dual-purpose maiden ran well when last seen on the Flat almost a year ago; some decent hurdle runs last autumn and is of some interest back on the level today; market might help.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price
No Results Found

Form: 22127-

Last run: 178 days

W: 9st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Generally consistent on the Flat last year, getting off the mark over 2m at Tramore but running well over this trip also; ran well over hurdles a couple of times during the winter and one to consider; wide draw no help.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

19th

15

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Barometer

10st 12lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John Joseph Murphy

midfield

20/1

17th

4

17th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 87y

Class 3

16:05 Cheltenham

Barometer

11st 11lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Joseph Murphy

One 2m win from 21 races on the Flat, showing fair form; has shown ability in all four starts (maidens) over hurdles, the latest when runner-up to an impressive odds-on winner at Punchestown in October; could have more to give in this sphere and it is needed.

20/1

Form: 6/420-

Last run: 185 days

W: 8st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Dual hurdle winner is a maiden on the Flat after 14 starts; was just denied over 1m6f at Navan last August off this mark and a repeat of that would see him involved.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

0

13

22nd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

15:50 Listowel

Punters Poet

10st 12lb

J: Tom Kelly

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Dual hurdle winner but lacks chasing experience (0-4) and doesn't arrive here in much form.

50/1

11th

14

(10)

7th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 144y

19:25 Clonmel

Punters Poet

10st 9lb

J: Mr Alan O’Sullivan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

midfield

25/1

8th

8

23rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 141y

19:10 Sligo

Punters Poet

10st 11lb

J: G B Noonan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Last three runs have been over fences; no encouragement from a hurdles outing at Clonmel in May; over two years since his last win.

16/1

11/1

Form: 91425-

Last run: 198 days

W: 9st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Won on the Flat at Tramore (1m4f) last August and two solid runs in defeat after; well-held over hurdles last twice but return to a sounder surface can help; wide draw no help, though.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

13

(7)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

16:10 Dundalk (AW)

Wojood

8st 12lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Course winner but has been out of form for the last 12 months; beaten 9l here last time.

12/1

Form: 70980-

Last run: 215 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Officially rated only 40 and has never run over a trip this far on the Flat; not easily fancied.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

12

10th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 110y

18:05 Roscommon

Jimmy McGill

11st 4lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

in touch with leaders, weakened 3 out

100/1

13th

15

(5)

22nd Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 3f 55y

17:30 Limerick

Jimmy McGill

8st 12lb

J: Jessica Maye

T: John Joseph Winston

prominent

33/1

8

17th Mar 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 190y

13:50 Down Royal

Jimmy McGill

11st 4lb

J: Carl Millar

T: John Joseph Winston

in touch with leaders, prominent 3rd

100/1

Form: -34444

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Both wins have come on AW and 0-9 on turf, though several decent runs in defeat, including over C&D; dropping down the weights albeit running respectably on AW lately; one to consider.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

12

(17)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:55 Dundalk (AW)

Evening Verse

9st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

C&D winner last year who needs to improve on this year's turf form; wide draw a negative.

10/1

7th

9

(19)

16th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 100y

19:10 Gowran Park

Evening Verse

9st 5lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

Both wins have come on AW, penultimate turf run at Cork was a solid one, trip probably too far at Ballinrobe last time; other preferred.

12/1

Form: 8/70-0

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Showed some ability as a 2yo; poor on second start last year and not much better on Dundalk comeback; opposed for now.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

15th

10

(1)

22nd Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 3f 55y

17:30 Limerick

Gunners Dream

9st 5lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Patrick Martin

midfield

33/1

13th

9

(12)

31st Mar 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

21:30 Dundalk (AW)

Gunners Dream

9st 8lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

Placed off a mark 11lb higher than this in a 1m nursery here in 2021; first of two turf outings last May was respectable; absent since a poor run at Sligo when trying a trip like this for the fist time.

12/1

Form: 982-80

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Has shown snippets of winning ability but took a backwards step at Dundalk last time; a visor is reached for now back to turf.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

15th

10

(5)

3rd May 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Boragh Empress

9st 2lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

soon led, headed but prominent after 2f

20/1

12

(10)

22nd Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 3f 55y

17:30 Limerick

Boragh Empress

9st 0lb

J: Kyanna Van Buuren

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

Has shown snippets of winning ability but took a backwards step at Dundalk last time; a visor is reached for now back to turf.

25/1

15

(8)

14th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:10 Dundalk (AW)

Boragh Empress

9st 4lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

First reserve; runner-up in a C&D claimer here in the autumn but well held over 1m4f since; visor

Form: 44360- CD

Last run: 178 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 60

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

14th

5

17th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 87y

Class 3

16:05 Cheltenham

Sequoiaspirit

11st 10lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Ray Hackett

5-20 overall on Flat, doing well this year at 1m4f-2m; 0-11 over hurdles but that includes five seconds and he's also not been discredited on last two outings (on yielding to soft; tried 2m4f latest); has the form to be on the premises.

18/1

5th

12

23rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

14:45 Listowel

Sequoiaspirit

10st 3lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Ray Hackett

took keen hold, prominent, outpaced 2 out, kept on run-in

9/1

3rd

9

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 0y

16:50 Killarney

Sequoiaspirit

10st 0lb

J: Kieran Callaghan

T: Ray Hackett

soon raced in second, lost second but prominent after 1st, went second again before 5th, disputing second after 4 out, challenging 3 out, bit short of room after 2 out, soon ridden, kept on but no impression run-in

8/1

Form: 6/705-

Last run: 173 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 47

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

11th

4

17th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 184y

17:25 Gowran Park

No Hassle

9st 9lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Shane Ryder

Big improver this season; twice second, including before wins over an extended 1m4f at Tipperary and Ballinrobe in July; coped reasonably well with heavy going when fourth over 1m5f at Down Royal last month.

7/1

4th

7

(4)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 4f 175y

17:20 Down Royal

No Hassle

9st 6lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Shane Ryder

Big improver this season; twice second, including behind Out On Friday at Fairyhouse, and now bidding for a hat-trick after wins over an extended 1m4f at Tipperary and Ballinrobe in July; further progress possible.

4/1

Form: 6-6207

Last run: 24 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 47

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

5th

8

(2)

11th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

19:20 Tramore

Magi Gal

9st 0lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

dwelt start, took keen hold, towards rear

7/1

6th

15

(9)

5th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 120y

19:45 Tipperary

Magi Gal

8st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

towards rear of midfield

25/1

12th

16

(1)

23rd Jun 2023

Soft

1m 3f 70y

19:55 Limerick

Magi Gal

8st 12lb

J: Kyanna Van Buuren

T: John C McConnell

Long losing sequence at this stage; good effort when second at Dundalk three starts ago but others preferred.

16/1

Non-runners

Boragh Empress, Sequoiaspirit, No Hassle, Magi Gal

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €561.10
Straight Forecast €507.13
Tricast €1080.59
Trifecta €3189.90

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Secret Rock

The Irish Sun:

Stormie Outlook

RP Ratings (IRE):

Hidden Land

POSTDATA:

Secret Rock