August 24 / 18.40 Killarney

18.40

Good To Yielding

GAIN The Advantage Series Handicap (Div II)

  • Prize money: £7831.86
  • 1m 0f 30y
  • 15 runners
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GAIN The Advantage Series Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.30
  • Place: £2.20

Form: -00013 CD

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Won quite decisively over C&D (yielding) last month and coped well with the 9lb rise to finish third of 23 at the Curragh (7f); makes plenty of appeal returning here off the same mark as last time.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

2

(17)

14th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 31y

19:20 Killarney

Ano Manna

10st 0lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: John James Feane

Both wins have come over C&D on good ground and only 1lb higher than for the latest last August; well behind Comfort Line at Naas but that run, after an absence, should have teed her up nicely for this.

10/1

9th

2

(17)

14th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 31y

19:20 Killarney

Ano Manna

10st 0lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: John James Feane

Both wins have come over C&D on good ground and only 1lb higher than for the latest last August; well behind Comfort Line at Naas but that run, after an absence, should have teed her up nicely for this.

10/1

12th

1

(9)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Naas

Ano Manna

10st 1lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: John James Feane

Dual winner last year over this trip was below form when last seen but has a shout if back on song for seasonal debut.

12/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 637991 CD

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Snapped a losing run on the AW last week; most of his wins have come on that surface but he's capable on turf and not ruled out.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

9

(7)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Skontonovski

9st 5lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Eight-time winner, two on turf, who has been struggling on soft ground of late; poor on last AW outing too; 7lb lower than for last win but needs to bounce back.

25/1

7th

9

(7)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Skontonovski

9st 5lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Eight-time winner, two on turf, who has been struggling on soft ground of late; poor on last AW outing too; 7lb lower than for last win but needs to bounce back.

25/1

12th

7

(5)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Skontonovski

9st 10lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Six of eight wins have been on AW; heavy ground against him on recent turf appearances; never threatened at Naas nine days ago and well held by Stormy Jenn and Captured on that evidence.

14/1

20/1

  • Place: £4.80

Form: 576209 D

Last run: 36 days

W: 8st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Second at Listowel in June but all wins have come on the AW and he's 0-27 on grass.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

14

(16)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Well Suited

8st 12lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: T J O’Mara

slowly into stride, in rear, headway when switched left under 2f out, kept on inside final 110yds, never on terms

12/1

9th

14

(11)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Well Suited

8st 12lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: T J O’Mara

took keen hold, held up in rear, midfield halfway, headway on outer 3f out, led over 2f out

8/1

Form: 75-008

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
Made some progress in last season's maidens and latest handicap run at Gowran was a step back in the right direction (1m1f, good); down another 4lb and may show more again.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

12

(7)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:10 Bath

Danesfort

9st 0lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Adrian Wintle

Unplaced in 11 starts and it's hard to enthuse about recent outings.

16/1

9th

12

(7)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:10 Bath

Danesfort

9st 0lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Adrian Wintle

Unplaced in 11 starts and it's hard to enthuse about recent outings.

16/1

5th

12

(10)

6th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:45 Bath

Danesfort

9st 0lb

J: George Rooke

T: Adrian Wintle

Ex-Irish maiden who has failed to improve in two runs for new stable, beaten about 9l over C&D (soft) latest; chance depends on how well he responds to first-time headgear.

20/1

OUR TIP

Form: 1710-7 D

Last run: 61 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Three-time winner last year and should come on for a reasonable effort on his seasonal bow at Limerick.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

19th

15

(12)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:05 Curragh

Run The Jewels

9st 0lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Daniel McLoughlin

Four wins at a lower level over 7f/1m and handles soft; first try over 6f at Dundalk recently was quite encouraging but he's probably better around a bend.

33/1

19th

15

(12)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:05 Curragh

Run The Jewels

9st 0lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Daniel McLoughlin

Four wins at a lower level over 7f/1m and handles soft; first try over 6f at Dundalk recently was quite encouraging but he's probably better around a bend.

33/1

5th

8

(15)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:55 Dundalk (AW)

Run The Jewels

9st 5lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Daniel McLoughlin

Dual 1m winner here including in December; safely held both starts since and now drops markedly in trip on yard debut.

16/1

6th
16 (3)
Deuteronomy

Form: -60070

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Reserve; no wins in 13 and has never made the frame; tries blinkers.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

14

(10)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Deuteronomy

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: R P Burns

No wins or places in 17 starts and if his turn is to come it will probably be on drier ground.

20/1

14/1

Form: -73270

Last run: 36 days

W: 8st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Twice ran well in 1m handicaps during June but has dropped her guard of late; remains a maiden.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12th

5

(16)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Pink Socks

9st 8lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

midfield

9/4

2nd

7

(4)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Pink Socks

9st 6lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Timothy Doyle

took keen hold, midfield, headway when switched right over 2f out, challenging towards near side when ridden 1f out, kept on well

4/1

2nd

7

(10)

17th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 75y

16:15 Gowran Park

Pink Socks

9st 4lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Timothy Doyle

towards rear of midfield, towards rear on inner halfway, switched left when headway 2f out, soon ridden and switched right, challenging when switched left inside final furlong, briefly disputed lead inside final 110yds, just held

10/1

12/1

Form: 705504

Last run: 20 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Still early days and didn't run too badly at all when fourth in a 1m+ handicap at Galway 20 days ago.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

15th

22

(4)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Portmagee

9st 2lb

T: Richard Brabazon

held up in rear

16th

16

(3)

6th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:15 Gowran Park

Portmagee

8st 8lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Richard Brabazon

towards rear of midfield

14/1

8th

10

(10)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 30y

18:40 Killarney

Portmagee

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Richard Brabazon

towards rear of midfield

12/1

Form: 60-090

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Won a 1m maiden last summer before finishing third in a C&D handicap off 11lb higher; has got herself well handicapped for a reason though and needs a revival.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

3

(7)

6th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:05 Gowran Park

Ms Eagleton

9st 11lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

towards rear throughout

25/1

9th

4

(16)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 30y

18:40 Killarney

Ms Eagleton

9st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

midfield

20/1

10th

14

(7)

13th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:50 Curragh

Ms Eagleton

8st 10lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

dwelt start, towards rear

20/1

Form: 445280

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Twice below par since going close on stable debut at Limerick (7f, yielding) but a first-time tongue-tie could help matters and he clearly has the ability to be involved.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

3

(11)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Sir John Monash

9st 8lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: P J F Murphy

Struggled in handicaps on both turf and AW; now down 11lb from initial mark and new headgear combination tried for this longer trip.

8/1

10th

4

(3)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Sir John Monash

9st 12lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: P J F Murphy

Nine-race maiden who was only beaten half a length on yard debut at Limerick in June; disappointing favourite over C&D next time though and he's struggled in three runs over further since.

8/1

11th
12 (4)
Qaabil

14/1

Form: -05248 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
May have needed it at Gowran after 152 days away but a strike-rate of 1-30 reduces his appeal.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

7

(9)

5th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:00 Southwell (AW)

Qaabil

9st 2lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Tony Coyle & Kaine Wood

Ex-Irish; strike-rate of 1-38 is offputting (0-19 on the AW) but he was a close fourth at Newcastle last time (7f); could run into a place.

12/1

4th

8

(4)

25th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

Qaabil

9st 2lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Tony Coyle

Arrives on a long losing sequence but he fared better than of late when sixth of 12 in 1m classified event here nine days ago; shortlisted.

9/1

0

8

(1)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:25 Newcastle (AW)

Qaabil

9st 2lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Tony Coyle

1-36; with Peter Fahey when notching that sole win in a 1m apprentice handicap at Gowran Park in the summer of 2022; a bit better on third start for Tony Coyle at Southwell (1m, classified; sixth of 11; 18-1) last week.

14/1

20/1

Form: -00050

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Record of 2-59 and best effort this season came when fifth in a claimer here; fared less well back in a handicap at Gowran; tongue-tie added.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

15

(14)

14th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 31y

19:20 Killarney

Talking Tough

8st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: S M Duffy

Last year was a struggle and his reappearance was no better; rarely wins at the best of times (2-66).

33/1

6th

15

(14)

14th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 31y

19:20 Killarney

Talking Tough

8st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: S M Duffy

Last year was a struggle and his reappearance was no better; rarely wins at the best of times (2-66).

33/1

9th

16

(4)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Talking Tough

8st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: S M Duffy

Poor strike-rate of 2-65 and last year was a struggle; not that appealing.

50/1

Form: 9-700

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Big price when down the field on last week's handicap debut at Gowran (7f, good).
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

15th

2

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 77y

12:55 Punchestown

Cant Catch Camacho

11st 7lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Mary Ellen Doyle

Modest on Flat; some debut promise over hurdles at Cork but last of 9 at Limerick since; hard to fancy.

50/1

9th

5

26th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:25 Limerick

Cant Catch Camacho

11st 0lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Mary Ellen Doyle

in touch with leaders, dropped to rear and weakened from 3 out

33/1

3rd

2

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

12:15 Cork

Cant Catch Camacho

11st 0lb

J: Liam Quinlan

T: Mary Ellen Doyle

Low-rated gelding on Flat; tried over a variety of distances; impossible to make a case for him.

100/1

6/1

Form: 156110 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Won 1m handicaps at Gowran and here before finishing last in a 1m2f Racing League handicap at Chepstow; might be on a tough mark now even if shrugging aside that latest disappointment.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12th

3

(13)

14th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 31y

19:20 Killarney

Chimeric

10st 0lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: J F Levins

Only 3-40, though his wins came in the space of five races last year including a C&D success in the summer; however, wasn't in form on the AW during the winter and he does have form on synthetics.

20/1

12th

3

(13)

14th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 31y

19:20 Killarney

Chimeric

10st 0lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: J F Levins

Only 3-40, though his wins came in the space of five races last year including a C&D success in the summer; however, wasn't in form on the AW during the winter and he does have form on synthetics.

20/1

2

(7)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Chimeric

9st 13lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: J F Levins

Won three last year including back-to-back on turf in the summer; however, struggling for form since and latest two C&D runs don't inspire confidence.

16/1

Form: 536405

Last run: 43 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Another decent run at Dundalk last time but best form has been on that surface and he's 0-22 overall; blinkers added.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

13

(4)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Together Aclaim

9st 1lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

took keen hold, towards rear early, midfield after 3f

6/1

1st

14

(8)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Together Aclaim

9st 0lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

towards rear, headway into midfield under 4f out, ridden up the centre over 1f out, ran on well final 110yds, led final strides

7/1

2nd

12

(4)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Together Aclaim

9st 2lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

Maiden with regressive profile and back from 1m4f of late (too keen latest); various headgear has been tried, just the tongue-tie this time; 4lb wrong.

14/1

Non-runners

Bobby K

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €22.60
Straight Forecast €18.30
Tricast €253.53
Trifecta €256.40

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Skontonovski

SPOTLIGHT:

Sir John Monash

The Irish Sun:

Pink Socks

POSTDATA:

Skontonovski