August 24 / 17.45 Leopardstown

17.45

Good

Whistlin’ Donkeys Playing Live After Racing Handicap

  • Prize money: £5743.36
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Whistlin’ Donkeys Playing Live After Racing Handicap

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £18.30
  • Place: £4.00

Form: 4669

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Ability in three maidens; ground probably a valid excuse for him not really getting involved on his handicap debut at Galway; booking of Keane perhaps an indication of what might be expected today.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

1

(8)

24th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:50 Curragh

Dance Night Andday

10st 1lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Ross O’Sullivan

soon prominent towards near side, ridden to lead inside final furlong, kept on well when reduced lead towards finish, just did enough

5/2

1st

1

(8)

24th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:50 Curragh

Dance Night Andday

10st 1lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Ross O’Sullivan

soon prominent towards near side, ridden to lead inside final furlong, kept on well when reduced lead towards finish, just did enough

5/2

1st

2

(11)

11th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 205y

15:05 Naas

Dance Night Andday

9st 12lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Ross O’Sullivan

midfield, bit short of room from over 2f out, headway when in the clear going okay over 1f out, led when ridden inside final furlong, ran on

20/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 3-5723

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Nine-race maiden but going the right way this year; most recently failed to get home over 1m at Killarney when racing too keen; visor tried here and coming back to this trip might be a positive; one for the shortlist.
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6th

5

(3)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Alabama Pearl

8st 10lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: J P Murtagh

Runner-up over 6f here on second start last year; showed improved form when winning a Gowran maiden by 5l last month but was well below that level on soft ground since; this sounder surface will suit.

8/1

11th

5

(7)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

13:55 Curragh

Alabama Pearl

9st 10lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

prominent

11/2

1st

9

(2)

6th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

14:55 Gowran Park

Alabama Pearl

9st 3lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

made all, pushed along and clear under 2f out, pushed out and went further clear inside final furlong, easily

4/1

10/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 3-7180 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Readily landed a 7f handicap at Listowel in June; well beaten twice since off just 3lb higher though; has a question or two to answer now.
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13

(7)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Not Just Yet

9st 9lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

Sole win came on turf; went close over 1m here last month but lesser efforts twice since; wears first-time tongue-tie.

12/1

9th

12

(1)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Not Just Yet

9st 9lb

J: James Ryan

T: Noel Meade

Record of 1-11 on turf; fine effort on second AW start when a close second over C&D from stall 17; below that level when well fancied for a 7f race here last week.

10/1

9th

13

(4)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:25 Dundalk (AW)

Not Just Yet

9st 11lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

Record of 1-11 on turf but put up a fine effort on second AW start when a close 2nd over 1m three weeks ago from stall 17; better drawn today and should have every chance from the same mark.

9/2

20/1

  • Place: £3.80

Form: 867

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Not beaten that far in a 1m maiden at Naas last time; fairly handicapped and there might be more to come; stable among the winners last weekend.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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6th

3

(11)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Irish Rumour

9st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Miss Jennifer Anne Lynch

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent under 2f out, weakened final 110yds

5/1

6th

3

(11)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Irish Rumour

9st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Miss Jennifer Anne Lynch

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent under 2f out, weakened final 110yds

5/1

5th
17 (4)
Many Tears

Form: 8197 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
Reserve; Gowran maiden winner in June and ran okay back on good ground here last week; might just prefer 1m but definite claims if getting a run.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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4th

2

(7)

11th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 1

15:35 Lingfield

Many Tears

9st 6lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: James Ferguson

Found a surge of improvement at Dundalk last autumn for Ger Lyons, winning 7f handicap, and after a big-money sale she ran respectably when seventh in Kempton Listed race (1m) last month; not ruled out completely but she needs to improve even on her best AW form now back on turf.

20/1

2

(7)

11th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 1

15:35 Lingfield

Many Tears

9st 6lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: James Ferguson

Found a surge of improvement at Dundalk last autumn for Ger Lyons, winning 7f handicap, and after a big-money sale she ran respectably when seventh in Kempton Listed race (1m) last month; not ruled out completely but she needs to improve even on her best AW form now back on turf.

20/1

7th

1

(5)

6th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 1

14:05 Kempton (AW)

Many Tears

9st 5lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: James Ferguson

Found a surge of improvement switched to the AW at Dundalk last autumn for Ger Lyons, winning a 7f handicap in October and creating a positive impression in a Listed event at 1m the following month, strong at the finish on her first crack at the trip; sold for 300,000gns in December; could well have more to come for her new connections; interesting despite a penalty.

4/1

Form: 5-2241 D

Last run: 43 days

W: 10st 1lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in a pair of sprint maidens at Dundalk early in the year; decent effort over 5f at Cork in June on turf debut; improved when stepped up to this trip at Dundalk last month, scoring with plenty in hand; 9lb higher, further progress possible.
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6th

1

(5)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

20:00 Limerick

On Our Radar

10st 0lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

in touch with leaders, kept on final 110yds

10/1

5th

3

(1)

20th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 86y

18:20 Roscommon

On Our Radar

10st 1lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

Best form at Dundalk, notching a win and four places from only seven starts; made late progress without getting into serious contention in the race dominated by Vikki Wall here last Monday; should be a bit sharper for the run, his first since early February.

7/1

5th

3

(1)

20th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 86y

18:20 Roscommon

On Our Radar

10st 1lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

Best form at Dundalk, notching a win and four places from only seven starts; made late progress without getting into serious contention in the race dominated by Vikki Wall here last Monday; should be a bit sharper for the run, his first since early February.

7/1

8/1

Form: 00081 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Made pretty much all to win a handicap over this trip at the Curragh; 9lb rise seems plenty and suspicion is that a straight seven suits him well; others preferred.
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11th

9

(8)

17th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

14:35 Gowran Park

Goldmoyne

9st 6lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Timothy Doyle

Won a 23-runner 7f handicap on good ground at the Curragh last August when 6lb lower (they also claimed 7lb that day); absent since finishing midfield later that month and has been gelded; worth a market check.

8/1

15

(21)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Curragh

Goldmoyne

8st 13lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Timothy Doyle

Big-priced winner of 23-runner 7f contest on good ground here but well held last time; yard continues in remarkable form.

14/1

50/1

Form: 87-00

Last run: 62 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Modest form in maidens and no progress on handicap debut in June; hood tried here but makes little appeal.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

14

(1)

28th May 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

20:15 Tipperary

Below Deck

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Maiden has run well a number of times but has to bounce back from most recent below par efforts.

20/1

9th

14

(1)

28th May 2024

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

20:15 Tipperary

Below Deck

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Maiden has run well a number of times but has to bounce back from most recent below par efforts.

20/1

8th

13

(10)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 180y

13:55 Navan

Below Deck

8st 12lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Luke Comer

prominent

28/1

OUR TIP

Form: 425341 D

Last run: 61 days

W: 10st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
Consistent in maidens and found a winning opportunity on her handicap debut at Limerick in June; up 4lb for that but appears to be going the right way and should be thereabouts.
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Verdict Starting price

4th

5

(15)

5th Jun 2024

Good

0m 6f 63y

20:00 Curragh

Saturn Seven

10st 1lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Edward Lynam

Got up on the line over 5f here in the autumn; good fourth here in higher grade over 6f on second start for yard.

11/2

4th

6

(4)

24th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:50 Curragh

Saturn Seven

8st 10lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Edward Lynam

Course winner in October over 5f for Ken Condon on soft ground; never landed a blow on stable debut over C&D last month; better ground should suit but step forward required.

14/1

4th

6

(4)

24th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:50 Curragh

Saturn Seven

8st 10lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Edward Lynam

led narrowly or disputed lead on far side of group early, raced centre alone before halfway, joined when edged left over 1f out, headed and weakened inside final furlong

14/1

Form: 385

Last run: 43 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Showed plenty of ability on debut at Navan in May but not at the same level twice since; ran okay in first-time cheekpieces at Dundalk last month and they are retained for her second start in handicaps; has the ability to go well.
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Verdict Starting price

10th

7

(13)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

20:00 Limerick

Ferrari Desert

9st 6lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mark Fahey

Best form has been over 5f on soft, improvement is needed from stable debut over this trip at Gowran in April; first time with hood, instead of cheekpieces.

20/1

12th

17

(6)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Ferrari Desert

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mark Fahey

Reserve; lightly raced and seems to enjoy plenty of juice underfoot, but her closest finishes have been over 5f so has stamina to prove over this far on testing ground.

12th

17

(6)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Ferrari Desert

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mark Fahey

Reserve; lightly raced and seems to enjoy plenty of juice underfoot, but her closest finishes have been over 5f so has stamina to prove over this far on testing ground.

20/1

Form: 909

Last run: 43 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
No real show in three starts in maidens; gelded since his last run and worth a market check on his handicap debut.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

12

(8)

28th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 162y

14:50 Bellewstown

Teton Sioux

9st 1lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Thomas Gibney

prominent, disputing lead halfway

20/1

11th

16

(12)

24th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Leopardstown

Teton Sioux

8st 8lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Thomas Gibney

No real show in three starts in maidens; gelded since his last run and worth a market check on his handicap debut.

20/1

9th

10

(3)

12th Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

18:20 Fairyhouse

Teton Sioux

9st 8lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Thomas Gibney

midfield, pushed along over 2f out, no extra from over 1f out

33/1

Form: -78090

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Struggled to find any sort of form this season; not beaten far behind Goldmoyne at the Curragh last time; blinkers tried but others preferred.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

11

(1)

17th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

14:35 Gowran Park

Net A Porter Queen

9st 1lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Sole placing came on debut; hasn't progressed at all and has to rate an unlikely winner unless transfored by the visor (blinkers did nothing for her).

6/1

12

(20)

30th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 25y

20:30 Fairyhouse

Net A Porter Queen

9st 3lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Mrs John Harrington

In good hands but now 0-9 and certainly not progressive; needs to pull out something from somewhere.

25/1

9th

7

(15)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:20 Dundalk (AW)

Net A Porter Queen

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Eight-race maiden and was regressive when last seen in August; best watched.

33/1

8/1

Form: 978255

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Just touched off in a first time tongue-tie over 1m here in June; not at the same level but not disgraced in a couple of 7f contests here last twice; poor draw but capable of getting involved.
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8th

5

(11)

8th Sep 2023

Good

1m 2f 75y

18:40 Down Royal

Who Not What

9st 11lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: A Oliver

Maiden's best effort was when touched off over 1m at Leopardstown; held over 7f since; didn't get home in two previous tries at this trip.

10/1

13th

5

(14)

24th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Leopardstown

Who Not What

9st 12lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: A Oliver

Just touched off in a first time tongue-tie over 1m here in June; not at the same level but not disgraced in a couple of 7f contests here last twice; poor draw but capable of getting involved.

8/1

5th

15

(6)

17th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 39y

17:05 Leopardstown

Who Not What

9st 7lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: A Oliver

soon prominent, led after 1f, headed over 1f out, weakened gradually inside final furlong

12/1

Form: 22-000

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in a couple of ordinary handicaps for Karl Burke last year but well beaten in three starts for his current trainer; makes no appeal.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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12th

12

21st May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

13:55 Punchestown

Jims Cracker

11st 6lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Twice runner-up on the Flat but 0-11 and fairly limited; unlikely to be the answer to this.

100/1

12th

12

21st May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

13:55 Punchestown

Jims Cracker

11st 6lb

J: J J Slevin

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Twice runner-up on the Flat but 0-11 and fairly limited; unlikely to be the answer to this.

100/1

33/1

Form: -55590

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Soundly beaten on last two starts and quite hard to fancy on that evidence.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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4th

6

(16)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

He Knows When

9st 4lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Luke Comer

midfield, headway and prominent after 4f, went third halfway, no extra final 110yds

14/1

4th

8

(4)

8th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

He Knows When

9st 5lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Luke Comer

Some promise in maidens but has struggled since switching to handicaps and no signs of return to form around here of late; drops back in trip.

20/1

14/1

Form: 6979-8

Last run: 70 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Modest enough juvenile form and no real show on her seasonal bow here in June although ran better than her finishing position; not discounted and her trainer has a good record here.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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14th

7

(15)

3rd Jun 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

14:35 Gowran Park

Law Lady

9st 1lb

J: Aine Ryan

T: Eoin Griffin

Modest juvenile form; ran only twice last year; new trainer tries a tongue-tie; drawn high, no appeal.

25/1

16th

14

(7)

24th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Leopardstown

Law Lady

8st 10lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Thomas Mullins

Modest enough juvenile form and no real show on her seasonal bow here in June although ran better than her finishing position; not discounted and her trainer has a good record here.

14/1

Non-runners

Alfarida

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €102.40
Straight Forecast €99.04
Tricast €1079.73
Trifecta €354.20

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Saturn Seven

SPOTLIGHT:

Law Lady

POSTDATA:

Alfarida

The Irish Sun:

Saturn Seven