August 24 / 16.20 Killarney

16.20

Good To Yielding

Irish Stallion Farms EBF Nursery Handicap

  • Prize money: £7048.67
  • 1m 0f 30y
  • 8 runners
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Irish Stallion Farms EBF Nursery Handicap

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

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5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.10
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 23 BF

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 9lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Ran respectably against a Listed class colt on debut over C&D last month but didn't improve when a beaten favourite at Dundalk since; will need to progress to score.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

3

(1)

19th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:25 Listowel

Nor Time Nor Tide

9st 5lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

travelled strongly, soon raced in second, joined leader after 1f, led after 2f, ridden when clear under 2f out, ran on, comfortably

7/2

1st

2

(3)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 30y

16:20 Killarney

Nor Time Nor Tide

9st 9lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

towards rear, smooth headway on outer 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, went clear inside final 110yds, easily

5/2

7/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 843

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Best of three runs was when fourth (didn't get a clear run) in a Roscommon maiden over 7.5f; the second that day won at the Curragh last weekend, so the form is solid; wasn't as effective on soft at Gowran last time but is of interest on nursery debut.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

3

(1)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Gowran Park

Basilah Bear

9st 9lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: David Marnane

Consistent filly last season; won a 1m nursery at Naas (good to yielding) before winding up with a second on heavy at Leopardstown (no match for the winner); may appreciate better ground but could be set for another productive campaign.

8/1

8th

3

(1)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Gowran Park

Basilah Bear

9st 9lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: David Marnane

Consistent filly last season; won a 1m nursery at Naas (good to yielding) before winding up with a second on heavy at Leopardstown (no match for the winner); may appreciate better ground but could be set for another productive campaign.

8/1

2nd

4

(4)

21st Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 7f 23y

14:30 Leopardstown

Basilah Bear

9st 4lb

J: W J Lee

T: David Marnane

held up in last, headway on near side of group from over 2f out, keeping on when ridden over 1f out, went second and kept on inside final furlong, no match for winner

100/30

5/2

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 039

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 0lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Best of three runs was when third in a Leopardstown maiden, a race that has worked out well enough formwise; however, she was well below form on soft ground at Tipperary since and has to rebound.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

9

(3)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

18:30 Leopardstown

Enthralling

8st 13lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

dwelt start, took keen hold, soon in touch with leaders, headway and went second 2f out, lost second when badly hampered inside final furlong, not recover

5/1

6th

9

(3)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

18:30 Leopardstown

Enthralling

8st 13lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

dwelt start, took keen hold, soon in touch with leaders, headway and went second 2f out, lost second when badly hampered inside final furlong, not recover

5/1

3rd

5

(7)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Leopardstown

Enthralling

9st 2lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

Best run was when a close 3rd to the subsequent Group 1 winner Opera Singer in a 1m maiden here; didn't go on from that after and will have to do better on return.

7/1

4th
7 (6)
Expecto

20/1

Form: 8508

Last run: 94 days

W: 8st 7lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Soundly beaten in four maidens and will have to show improved form with cheekpieces added especially as she is racing from 5lb out of the handicap.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

15

(1)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Expecto

8st 8lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

Landed Gowran nursery on heavy ground in October; failed to stay 1m4f on return at Cork but fared better when fourth over a mile lto, although was still beaten 8l; better ground not sure to suit.

10/1

4th

15

(1)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Expecto

8st 8lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

Landed Gowran nursery on heavy ground in October; failed to stay 1m4f on return at Cork but fared better when fourth over a mile lto, although was still beaten 8l; better ground not sure to suit.

10/1

4th

4

(2)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Gowran Park

Expecto

9st 10lb

J: Gabriella Hill

T: J S Bolger

Won a C&D nursery last year but was poor next time; didn't stay 1m4f on return but this is more suitable, so has to be considered.

7/1

Form: 669

Last run: 55 days

W: 8st 12lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Showed a bit more promise on his third maiden start when beaten 10l over 6f at the Curragh; gelded since and raised in trip; worth a market check for a top yard.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

17

(16)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

The Bear Trap

9st 3lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: John Geoghegan

soon midfield

12/1

2nd

17

(16)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Curragh

The Bear Trap

9st 3lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: John Geoghegan

soon midfield

12/1

3rd

5

(13)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

The Bear Trap

10st 0lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: John Geoghegan

took keen hold, soon midfield, headway when switched left under 2f out, kept on final 110yds, no match for first two

12/1

Form: 066

Last run: 23 days

W: 8st 9lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Poor on debut but has shown a glimpse of ability on her last two maiden starts, at Bellewstown and Galway; still needs to improve to score on nursery debut.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

6

(1)

17th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:55 Gowran Park

Francoise Ardy

9st 4lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Michael Patrick Fenton

No better than sixth in her two nurseries and the blinkers will need to make a difference.

20/1

9th

10

(8)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Naas

Francoise Ardy

8st 11lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Michael Patrick Fenton

in rear, pushed along and detached after 1f

20/1

6th

5

(8)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 30y

16:20 Killarney

Francoise Ardy

8st 9lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Michael Patrick Fenton

outpaced and detached early, some headway over 1f out, kept on, never dangerous

14/1

14/1

Form: 6074

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 7lb

2 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Didn't show a lot in three maidens and was soundly beaten in a 5f nursery at Sligo on soft; could well improve for the addition of blinkers up in trip on better ground but is 4lb out of the handicap.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

6

(7)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 30y

16:20 Killarney

Carter Hall

8st 7lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: J A Stack

took keen hold, started quickly, led, clear after 2f, much reduced lead 2f out, headed over 1f out, soon weakened

14/1

4th

7

(6)

9th Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 160y

19:10 Sligo

Carter Hall

9st 0lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: J A Stack

Hasn't shown much in three maidens over further and tongue-tie is added for nursery debut; has to improve.

7/1

7th

2

(3)

18th Jun 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Carter Hall

9st 7lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: J A Stack

towards rear of midfield

100/1

Form: 8005

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 7lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Beaten a long way in three maidens and a nursery over shorter and is racing from 12lb out of the handicap; blinkers need to work in a major way.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

8

(1)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 30y

16:20 Killarney

Timell Tell

8st 7lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John Andrew Kinsella

raced in second, chased clear leader after 2f, weakened quickly under 2f out

50/1

5th

10

(9)

9th Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 160y

19:10 Sligo

Timell Tell

8st 7lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: John Andrew Kinsella

Beaten a long way in three maiden starts and is 5lb out of the handicap on nursery debut; cheekpieces tried.

20/1

10th

10

(7)

13th Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 63y

17:15 Leopardstown

Timell Tell

9st 2lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: John Andrew Kinsella

never better than midfield, weakened and dropped to last over 1f out

150/1

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €6.00
Straight Forecast €6.08
Tricast €15.74
Trifecta €16.40

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Basilah Bear

POSTDATA:

Nor Time Nor Tide

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Francoise Ardy

TOPSPEED:

Basilah Bear

The Irish Sun:

Basilah Bear