June 14 / 20.30 Limerick

20.30

Good To Firm

Twilight Package At Limerick Races Handicap

  • Prize money: £5743.36
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 15 runners
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Twilight Package At Limerick Races Handicap

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.80
  • Place: £2.00

Form: 22-019 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Both wins have come over 1m on AW; never landed a blow (from wide draw) but not discredited on last month's turf return at Leopardstown; not one to rule out from a good draw.
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7th

10

(12)

13th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:50 Curragh

Miss Abby Jools

9st 4lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: C Byrnes

midfield

13/2

1st

2

(5)

14th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

20:30 Limerick

Miss Abby Jools

9st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: C Byrnes

Both wins have come over 1m on AW; never landed a blow (from wide draw) but not discredited on last month's turf return at Leopardstown; not one to rule out from a good draw.

6/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 18-909

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Got off the mark in heavy ground at the Curragh last October and made solid reappearance there in May but two efforts since leave her with a bit to find.
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13th

9

(9)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

17:12 Leopardstown

Breezy Zoff

9st 12lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Form last season included five second placings; should be better for a Curragh run but an overall record of only one win from 26 starts makes it hard to be confident.

10/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 00-100 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 10lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Winning return from a break at Cork in April over this trip under regular rider but last of 15 both starts since, reportedly coughing on first occasion; can only be treated with caution now.
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13th

11

(6)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:55 Dundalk (AW)

Miss Cunning

8st 12lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Aengus King

Gained the most recent of her six wins at Cork in April; two poor runs after Limerick third in June; others much better suited by the race conditions here.

33/1

13th

12

(16)

29th Jul 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 1f 110y

16:05 Gowran Park

Miss Cunning

9st 2lb

J: Dean Curran

T: Aengus King

Stated the season with Cork win, the sixth of her career; third at Limerick on penultimate start was another good effort, but her other three runs this term have been poor; hard to be confident.

16/1

12/1

Form: -68276 D

Last run: 82 days

W: 8st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Five-time Dundalk winner is now 0-20 on turf and first run since March; 7lb wrong here on much lower turf mark but don't rule out
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11th

11

(4)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:10 Dundalk (AW)

Tynamite

9st 4lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: David Marnane

Six wins at this track and ran a cracker over C&D last time off this mark, 1.75l behind today's rival Ferrybank; is 6lb better off with that rival today, so a solid chance.

9/2

11th

11

(4)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:10 Dundalk (AW)

Tynamite

9st 4lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: David Marnane

Six wins at this track and ran a cracker over C&D last time off this mark, 1.75l behind today's rival Ferrybank; is 6lb better off with that rival today, so a solid chance.

9/2

3rd

9

(7)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Tynamite

9st 5lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: David Marnane

soon midfield, headway towards near side over 1f out, kept on inside final 110yds

20/1

12/1

Form: 060-0

Last run: 56 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Nothing yet in maidens but well-bred 3yo could well be of interest in handicaps down the line; quicker ground may suit, market probably best guide here on handicap debut (2lb wrong).
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10th

5

3rd Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:25 Fairyhouse

Navy Beach

10st 10lb

J: A P Heskin

T: A J Martin

towards rear

66/1

10th

10

(3)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:00 Galway

Navy Beach

9st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: A J Martin

Beaten under 5l in his first two handicaps but disappointed favourite backers over an extended 1m at this venue in a first-time tongue-tie; flopped over 1m6f on latest; probably unwise to rule out.

5/1

10th

10

(3)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:00 Galway

Navy Beach

9st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: A J Martin

Beaten under 5l in his first two handicaps but disappointed favourite backers over an extended 1m at this venue in a first-time tongue-tie; flopped over 1m6f on latest; probably unwise to rule out.

5/1

Form: 390-79 C

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Limerick claimer winner for Johnny Levins last season; midfield finishes both starts this term leave him with a fair bit to find; 1lb wrong.
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15th

19

(19)

30th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

16:50 Cork

Salt Whistle Bay

8st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Charles Coakley

First reserve; hard to fancy on struggles this year.

11th

13

(3)

29th Jul 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Salt Whistle Bay

8st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Charles Coakley

Sole win since 2018 came in a claimer last year; struggling for form this campaign and probably needs a bit further at this stage.

20/1

12

(10)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 40y

18:50 Killarney

Salt Whistle Bay

8st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Charles Coakley

Paid his way during a busy campaign last season; struggling to find form this term and perhaps the years are catching up with him.

20/1

14/1

Form: 004-00 CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Last summer's Gowran win came on fast ground, needs to come on plenty from recent Listowel comeback run though.
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11th

13

(7)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Phoenix Open

8st 12lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: S M Duffy

midfield

33/1

5th

8

(11)

12th Sep 2023

Yielding

0m 7f 24y

17:55 Galway

Phoenix Open

8st 7lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: S M Duffy

Last of his three wins came at Gowran a year ago; has to improve upon recent efforts but is off a low mark if he can.

16/1

13th

19

(17)

24th Jun 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Limerick

Phoenix Open

9st 1lb

J: Ben Coen

T: S M Duffy

Third reserve; won over 1m at Gowran last summer; behind three of these when beaten 10l over C&D last time.

Form: 100-06 D

Last run: 147 days

W: 9st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Four-time AW winner, turf win coming at Listowel this time last year (7f, good); absent since January and may need this.
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4th

6

(4)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:30 Dundalk (AW)

Bobby K

9st 10lb

J: W J Lee

T: Michael William O’Meara

Five-time AW winner including two C&D wins; no show on last Friday's return from a short break when badly drawn; top rider now takes over and better draw so don't rule out.

10/1

11th

5

(17)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Bobby K

9st 10lb

J: Jamie-Lee Gonet

T: Michael William O’Meara

dwelt start, towards rear

10/1

Form: 059-0

Last run: 9 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Opening handicap effort at Gowran 9 days ago was poor; drop in trip may suit but can only be watched; 1lb wrong.
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11th

15

(15)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 30y

18:05 Killarney

Kodihill

8st 8lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Mary Ellen Doyle

midfield

8/1

2nd

19

(2)

16th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:40 Gowran Park

Kodihill

8st 7lb

T: Mary Ellen Doyle

prominent on inner, ridden from 2f out, pressed leader towards far side inside final furlong, kept on well

Form: 0/000- CD

Last run: 286 days

W: 8st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Won this in 2021 off 60 but has dropped a long way in the ratings since and 3lb wrong here on seasonal return.
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14th

15

(5)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 3f 35y

19:50 Killarney

The Alpha Man

8st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Seamus G O’Donnell

Sole flat win came at 1m over two years ago; last of 10 when attempting repeat win last month on returning from a break and of limited appeal at this trip.

16/1

10th

12

(14)

14th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

20:30 Limerick

The Alpha Man

8st 7lb

J: Tom Kiely Marshall

T: Seamus G O’Donnell

Won this in 2021 off 60 but has dropped a long way in the ratings since and 3lb wrong here on seasonal return.

20/1

10th

3

26th Sep 2022

Good

1m 7f 78y

14:25 Roscommon

The Alpha Man

11st 12lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Seamus G O’Donnell

towards rear, minor headway after 4 out, soon pushed along and no impression

33/1

OUR TIP

Form: 2590-0 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Winless last year but did finish second over C&D off 76; ran well for long way when midfield on last month's seasonal return and drops in grade on ground to suit; could go close.
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9th

3

(6)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:55 Dundalk (AW)

Monzoon

10st 0lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: H D McGuigan

prominent on inner

4/1

2nd

1

(17)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Monzoon

10st 2lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: H D McGuigan

started quickly, led, headed inside final furlong, rallied and went second towards finish, no match for winner

13/2

Form: 746-00

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Hasn't featured in two starts this year although not beaten that far first occasion; down 5lb and Colin Keane takes over.
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10th

7

(3)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Chestnutter

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

prominent, lost second halfway, weakened final furlong

6/1

10th

7

(15)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Chestnutter

9st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Noel Meade

Won back-to-back on turf earlier in the summer and not beaten far twice since; possible this mark is a shade high but could find improvement for the switch to AW and not ruled out.

9/1

6th

8

(6)

4th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 55y

17:12 Roscommon

Chestnutter

8st 9lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Noel Meade

in touch with leaders

5/1

Form: 53-532 D BF

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
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12th

15

(14)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Leopardstown

Kodiac Prince

9st 2lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Thomas Cleary

Won back-to-back handicaps last June, now back just below his last winning mark; no sign of his best form on his last seven starts last season.

25/1

12th

15

(14)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Leopardstown

Kodiac Prince

9st 2lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Thomas Cleary

Won back-to-back handicaps last June, now back just below his last winning mark; no sign of his best form on his last seven starts last season.

25/1

13th

3

(8)

21st Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Listowel

Kodiac Prince

10st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: Thomas Cleary

Won back-to-back earlier in the summer and is coming back down towards his last winning mark but no real signs of a revival of late; handles conditions and has a squeak.

14/1

Form: 0-0087

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Has struggled since leaving Roger Varian although bit more encouraging last time when staying on late at Fairyhouse; dropped 9lb since so could be nearing a competitive mark now.
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10th

7

(4)

12th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Laytown

Kratos

10st 3lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

Only beaten just over a length when fourth over this trip at Down Royal in June and that run would give him claims; never involved last couple of outings over 1m.

12/1

13th

14

(15)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 187y

16:35 Bellewstown

Kratos

8st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

25/1

Form: 0/80-

Last run: 313 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
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9th

7

(10)

12th Sep 2023

Yielding

0m 7f 24y

17:55 Galway

Golden Freckle

8st 7lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: T J O’Mara

Lightly-raced filly put in decent efforts last twice, at Limerick and Killarney over 1m; squezed for room late on latter occasion but still has to find a bit more.

7/1

6th

10

(8)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 40y

19:20 Killarney

Golden Freckle

8st 12lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: T J O’Mara

Lightly raced filly was having her first run since last summer when a promising fourth on handicap debut at Limerick last month, staying on well after not clear run, still green; likely has more to offer and could go close.

13/2

4th

12

(6)

24th Jun 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Limerick

Golden Freckle

8st 12lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: T J O’Mara

Modest maiden form and first run since August; outsider on handicap debut.

33/1

Non-runners

Monzoon, Chestnutter, Kodiac Prince, Kratos, Golden Freckle

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Payout
Exacta €13.40
Straight Forecast €14.77
Tricast €74.61
Trifecta €43.90

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Kodiac Prince

SPOTLIGHT:

Monzoon

POSTDATA:

Kodiac Prince

The Irish Sun:

Monzoon