August 13 / 13.50 Curragh

13.50

Good

Irish EBF Median Sires Series Maiden (IRE Incentive Race)

  • Prize money: £13053.1
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Irish EBF Median Sires Series Maiden (IRE Incentive Race)

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.80
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 204 BF

Last run: 31 days

W: 8st 11lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 98

Form & Verdict
Closing second to Porta Fortunata in a Naas Group 3 on debut but has failed to build on that since in the Albany Stakes and a Leopardstown maiden; drops back to 6f here which might well be a help but has to bounce back.
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3rd

9

(5)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 5f 110y

16:40 Cork

Navassa Island

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: M D O’Callaghan

Narrowly denied in fillies' Group 3 on debut and off the mark at the fourth attempt in a Curragh maiden in August; not beaten far in three runs since at Pattern level and may come on for last month's return at Navan; first-time blinkers could help too.

5/1

3rd

9

(5)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 5f 110y

16:40 Cork

Navassa Island

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: M D O’Callaghan

held up in rear, headway from 2f out, kept on towards near side inside final furlong

5/1

5th

12

(14)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 180y

14:17 Navan

Navassa Island

9st 0lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: M D O’Callaghan

Went close against subsequent Group 1 winner Porta Fortuna at Naas on debut; won a 6f maiden at the Curragh in August on her fourth start before third in Group 3 Firth of Clyde Stakes at Ayr last time; signed off with a Listed third at Newmarket behind Romantic Style, a Group 3 winner in France this season; leading chance.

4/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 34

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Eye-catching debut here in June and stepped up on that when a somewhat unlucky in running fourth in the Anglesey Stakes; has a Moyglare entry and clearly capable of winning a maiden; strong contender.
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4th

13

(11)

14th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

18:33 Cork

Shes Quality

8st 11lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Jack W Davison

Won a fillies' maiden at Newbury last August before finding Group 1 level too tough; disappointing in races won by today's rival Jakajaro and Easy before restored to form with second behind the front-running Cherry Blossom here five weeks ago; this is a deeper race.

12/1

2nd

12

(11)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 5f 110y

16:40 Cork

Shes Quality

9st 2lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jack W Davison

Won a fillies' maiden at Newbury before finding Group 1 level too tough and may not have trained on given her two runs this year.

16/1

2nd

12

(11)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 5f 110y

16:40 Cork

Shes Quality

9st 2lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jack W Davison

slightly awkward start, soon midfield, headway and went second when ridden over 1f out, kept on but no match for winner

16/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.10

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 6lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fifth foal; half-brother to winners Lady Ayresome (5f 2yo; RPR 86), Moojim (5f-6f inc 2yo/Sweden; 86) and Miyagi (KSA 7f); dam 6f 2yo winner (70), sister to 1m winner Tafahom; tongue-tied for his debut but holds entries in the National Stakes and a couple of Group 2s; stable's juveniles are firing and no surprise should he be good enough.
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1st

4

(2)

26th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Letsbefrankaboutit

9st 5lb

J: W J Lee

T: P Twomey

soon midfield, headway when switched right under 2f out, soon challenging, ridden to lead inside final furlong, kept on well towards finish

11/2

3rd

1

(15)

13th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:50 Curragh

Letsbefrankaboutit

9st 6lb

J: W J Lee

T: P Twomey

raced near side, prominent throughout, went third when clear on near side of group over 1f out, kept on well final furlong, no match for first two

7/2

4th
13 (16)
Prime Art

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
First foal; dam 1m 2yo winner (RPR 79), sister to 7f AW 2yo/1m winner General Macarthur, closely related to Gr 1 7f 2yo winner Horatio Nelson, half-sister to smart winners Red Rock Canyon (1m2f) Viscount Nelson (7f-1m4f) & Van Gogh (7f/1m 2yo); well-bred newcomer by Churchill even if she might want further; respected.
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1st

8

(4)

23rd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 1

15:00 Ayr

Prime Art

9st 2lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: J P Murtagh

midfield, headway to over 1f out, lead when hung left inside final furlong, ran on well final 110yds, comfortably

33/1

1st

6

(3)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 205y

13:55 Naas

Prime Art

9st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

prominent towards far side, soon went second, shaken up disputing lead under 2f out, led over 1f out, ridden and kept on well final furlong

20/1

4th

6

(17)

27th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

13:30 Naas

Prime Art

9st 1lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

First foal; dam 1m 2yo winner (RPR 79), closely related to Gr 1 7f 2yo winner Horatio Nelson, half-sister to smart winners Red Rock Canyon (1m2f) Viscount Nelson (7f-1m4f) & Van Gogh (7f/1m 2yo); outran her 40-1 SP on recent Curragh debut despite racing on unfavourable near side; extra furlong here sure to suit and can be involved.

13/2

14/1

Form: 40

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Kept on well for fourth on his debit at Naas last month; not disgraced in the Ballyhane Stakes back there on Monday but more needed.
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1st

7

(4)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Simplexity

9st 5lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

All three maiden starts over 6f; showed promise on debut at Naas but didn't go on from that; looks stable selected on nursery debut and could be capable of better up to this trip with blinkers on.

5/1

5th

2

(1)

13th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:50 Curragh

Simplexity

9st 4lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

raced far side, prominent

14/1

13th

8

(20)

7th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 5f 205y

17:10 Naas

Simplexity

9st 4lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

raced near side, in rear, some headway 1f out, ran on final 110yds, nearest finish

5/1

Form: 6

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Travelled well for a long way on his debut over 7f on soft ground here last month; interesting back in trip and could well be one to outrun his likely odds.
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6th

8

(9)

14th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

20:13 Cork

Avatar Jet

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mark Fahey

Has shown ability in maidens and improved from seasonal debut over 5f to be fourth in a 6.5f handicap at Curragh last time, running on; has a chance if staying.

8/1

4th

8

(2)

5th Jun 2024

Good

0m 6f 63y

20:30 Curragh

Avatar Jet

9st 7lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Mark Fahey

Potentially interesting on the form he showed in three runs at this venue for Dick Brabazon last season; plenty of merit in his sixth placings, notably in a 23-runner contest on his final start; may have found 5f too sharp on stable/seasonal debut at Navan.

14/1

16th

19

(1)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

13:10 Navan

Avatar Jet

9st 3lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mark Fahey

Potentially interesting on the form he showed in three Curragh runs for Dick Brabazon last season; plenty of merit in his sixth placings, notably in a 23-runner contest on his final start; has been gelded and now makes debut for Mark Fahey.

10/1

25/1

Form: 6

Last run: 9 days

W: 8st 9lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Ran okay without really getting home in a 7f maiden at Galway; should improve but likely to find a few too good.
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7th

17

(5)

13th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:50 Curragh

Needle Night

8st 9lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

raced far side, towards rear of midfield

25/1

6th

12

(1)

4th Aug 2023

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Galway

Needle Night

8st 9lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

Half-sister to winners Madame Seamstress (5f; RPR 95) and Verbosity (1m 2yo); dam unraced half-sister to 1m-1m3f winner Ceannline, 7f/1m3f winner Maidin Moch and 7f 2yo winner Bronntanas out of maiden half-sister to good miler Docksider; respected on debut for top connections; wears tongue strap.

7/1

8th
4 (3)
Aratayvo

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Second foal; dam placed 5.7f (RPR 63), half-sister to dual 6f Group 1 winner Lethal Force out of once-raced half-sister to 5f Listed winner Flanders; speedily bred newcomer but might be best watched on this occasion.
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12th

2

(2)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

16:50 Leopardstown

Aratayvo

9st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Improved from debut to finish runner-up to the useful Bright Stripes at Naas in September, beaten 1l; couldn't land a blow in the Goffs Millions on final start of last season but has solid claims in calmer waters stepped up to a mile.

13/2

12th

2

(2)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

16:50 Leopardstown

Aratayvo

9st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Improved from debut to finish runner-up to the useful Bright Stripes at Naas in September, beaten 1l; couldn't land a blow in the Goffs Millions on final start of last season but has solid claims in calmer waters stepped up to a mile.

13/2

10/1

Form: 27 BF

Last run: 46 days

W: 8st 9lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Trialled well at Naas in May and lost a shoe in running when second in a Listowel maiden in June; disappointing dropped back to five at Naas last time; this trip will suit better and she might even get further but looks the stable second string.
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1st

3

(2)

21st May 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

17:20 Cork

Scorchio

9st 7lb

J: James Ryan

T: Jack W Davison

Won two Dundalk nurseries over this trip last year and a decent effort in a conditions race when last seen; has to prove her effectiveness on turf on return.

8/1

1st

3

(2)

21st May 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

17:20 Cork

Scorchio

9st 7lb

J: James Ryan

T: Jack W Davison

Won two Dundalk nurseries over this trip last year and a decent effort in a conditions race when last seen; has to prove her effectiveness on turf on return.

8/1

4th

5

(1)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Scorchio

9st 5lb

J: James Ryan

T: Jack W Davison

in touch with leaders, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

7/2

OUR TIP
10th
3 (12)

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

2 yo

OR:

Form & Verdict
Second foal; sister to 6f/7f (AW Listed) 2yo winner Spirit Gal (RPR 107); dam unplaced 1m-2m (57), half-sister to US 8.5f dirt stakes winner Street Secret; holds an entry in the Moyglare Stud Stakes and potentially interesting newcomer.
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No Results Found

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fifth foal; closely related to Italian winners Time Douglas (5f/6f) & Absolute Beginners (5.5f 2yo), half-brother to 5.7f-7f winner Macs Dilemma (RPR 84); dam 5f AW winner (67), half-sister to Swedish 8.6f dirt Gr 3 winner Avon Pearl; trainer's horses dangerous to underestimate when highly tried in maidens but likely best watched.
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11th

10

(14)

13th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:50 Curragh

Secret Jungle

9st 0lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Thomas Mullins

raced near side, midfield

50/1

14/1

Form: 7 BF

Last run: 135 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Sent off at a short price when only beating two home in a Dundalk maiden in March; raced quite keenly that day and clearly a lot better was expected; interesting runner.
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13th

3

(19)

20th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

14:00 Curragh

Dundrum

9st 8lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

Sent off at a short price when only beating two home in a Dundalk maiden in March; absent until showing plenty of early speed before fading on unfavoured near side over C&D a week ago; has ability and may well be capable of better but high draw may not be the best.

16/1

12th

5

(13)

13th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:50 Curragh

Dundrum

9st 2lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

raced near side, prominent

14/1

7th

3

(3)

31st Mar 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Dundrum

9st 4lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Third foal; dam 6f AW 2yo winner (stayed 1m; RPR 80), half-sister to winners Risen Sun (useful 6f 2yo) and Incorruptible (prolific German/French 7f-9.5f) from the family of Irish 2,000 Guineas/Irish Derby winner Desert King; by a useful sire and cost EUR31,000 as a yearling; yard respected; check market.

9/2

13th
11 (18)
Clarita

13/2

Form: 27 BF

Last run: 36 days

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Impressed in a Naas barrier trial in May and when second on debut in a Cork maiden; very disappointing at Naas subsequently but a serious contender here on her previous form.
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13th

8

(13)

11th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 205y

15:40 Naas

Clarita

9st 1lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Thrived on AW this winter, landing 7f fillies' maiden in December; may come on for her recent return and first-time blinkers could also sharpen her up but career best needed back in a handicap to defy this mark.

12/1

13th

8

(13)

11th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 205y

15:40 Naas

Clarita

9st 1lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Thrived on AW this winter, landing 7f fillies' maiden in December; may come on for her recent return and first-time blinkers could also sharpen her up but career best needed back in a handicap to defy this mark.

12/1

8th

3

(12)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 205y

17:20 Naas

Clarita

9st 8lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Went close on several occasions last year before finally off the mark in Dundalk fillies maiden in December, showing improved form at 7f; has plenty of speed so return to 6f no problem and yard in fine form.

11/2

50/1

Form: 9

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
No impression on his debut over 7f at Galway; drop back in trip could suit but needs to find plenty.
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8th

2

(10)

22nd Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 93y

17:45 Roscommon

Aucusn

9st 7lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, prominent after 2f, weakened quickly over 2f out, detached over 1f out

66/1

14th

8

(10)

13th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:50 Curragh

Aucusn

9st 0lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

raced near side, prominent

50/1

9th

3

(4)

4th Aug 2023

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Galway

Aucusn

9st 4lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

steadied start, took keen hold, always behind

20/1

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 8st 11lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Third foal; half-sister to 5f winner Alpine Girl (inc AW; RPR 75); dam unraced half-sister to 1m2f Listed winners Splashdown and Cosmodrome, descends from 6f Group 2 winner Proskona; newcomer with a nice speed and stamina mix but best watched this time.
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5th

6

(12)

31st May 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

17:30 Down Royal

Beano Power

9st 4lb

J: James Ryan

T: Edward Lynam

towards rear, headway from over 1f out, keeping on when bit short of room and switched left inside final 110yds, nearest finish

12/1

8th

7

(5)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

14:05 Navan

Beano Power

9st 6lb

J: James Ryan

T: Edward Lynam

in touch with leaders, switched left going okay 2f out, outpaced over 1f out, weakened gradually final 110yds

7/1

8th

7

(5)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

14:05 Navan

Beano Power

9st 6lb

J: James Ryan

T: Edward Lynam

in touch with leaders

7/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Seventh foal; closely related to winners Taxiwala (5f/6f inc GB 2yo/Qatar Listed; RPR 110) and Kodama (US 5f), half-sister to winners Billy Dylan (5f inc 2yo; 91) and True Belief (6f/7f; 77); dam unplaced 6f AW (39), half-sister to 7f Group 2 winner Kahal; speedily bred newcomer by Camacho; best watched.
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No Results Found

Non-runners

Kendall Roy, Dolce Far Niente

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Payout
Exacta €9.30
Straight Forecast €10.20
Trifecta €19.50

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Navassa Island

SPOTLIGHT:

Letsbefrankaboutit

The Irish Sun:

Letsbefrankaboutit

TOPSPEED:

Navassa Island

POSTDATA:

Navassa Island