October 30 / 14.15 Galway

14.15

Heavy

Corrib Food Products Maiden

  • Prize money: £6787.61
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 13 runners
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Corrib Food Products Maiden

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.70
  • Place: £2.00

Form: 6443

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Has shown a fair standard of form in making the frame on three occasions; could go close on the evidence of his Punchestown fourth in September but he was soundly beaten in third in a six-runner maiden at Gowran last time.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

2

(6)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Rapid City

9st 10lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

prominent on outer, pressed leader over 2f out, ridden and led over 1f out, edged right and went clear inside final furlong, ran on

5/1

1st

2

(6)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Rapid City

9st 10lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

prominent on outer, pressed leader over 2f out, ridden and led over 1f out, edged right and went clear inside final furlong, ran on

5/1

3rd

2

(5)

16th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 100y

14:50 Gowran Park

Rapid City

9st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

prominent on outer, briefly went second towards far side over 1f out, no impression inside final furlong

15/2

2nd
3 (1)
Hokusai

3/1

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 7-2098

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Finished runner-up on heavy in a 1m maiden at Bellewstown in April; has failed to build on that, including in handicaps on his last two starts; however, he can be rated a place possibility in this company and may improve with cheekpieces on for the first time.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

3

(6)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:15 Dundalk (AW)

Hokusai

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

held up in rear, some headway when switched left 1f out, never on terms

7/2

6

(10)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:30 Dundalk (AW)

Hokusai

9st 8lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Noel Meade

Runner-up in a 1m maiden at Bellewstown in April; out of the money on three occasions before taking second in a 7f maiden at Galway late last month; the ground has been heavy for his two seconds but he handled this surface when fourth to the odds-on Pier Pressure here last week; blinkered now.

9/2

4th

1

(4)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:35 Dundalk (AW)

Hokusai

9st 8lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Noel Meade

Finished runner-up in a 1m maiden at Bellewstown in April; out of the money on three occasions before finding his form again at Galway nine days ago, taking second in a 7f maiden; ground has been heavy for his two seconds so perhaps not certain to relish this surface.

6/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 75

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Seemed to find 6f inadequate on debut at Cork in July; duly improved when fifth over 1m at Naas recently. may make further progress.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

5

(3)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

See Me Through

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: Ross O’Sullivan

raced in second, prominent over 2f out, outpaced and lost third over 1f out, rallied and went third again final 110yds, no match for first two

8/1

3rd

5

(3)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

See Me Through

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: Ross O’Sullivan

raced in second, prominent over 2f out, outpaced and lost third over 1f out, rallied and went third again final 110yds, no match for first two

8/1

5th

14

(5)

14th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Naas

See Me Through

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: Ross O’Sullivan

prominent

20/1

9/2

Form: 035250

Last run: 78 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Obtained a second placing in a 1m maiden at Naas in June but was beaten 11l; appeared not to stay in a 1m2f handicap at the Curragh last time.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

10

(3)

21st Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 5

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Hotaugustnight

9st 0lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

Better seemingly expected on first start for new connections at Wolverhampton last month (they bought her from Ireland for 17,000gns) but she could manage only seventh of eight, finishing well behind Avon Light; enough to prove running over bit further than she's ever been.

12/1

7th

6

(1)

29th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Hotaugustnight

9st 2lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

in touch with leaders

8/1

13

(8)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:30 Dundalk (AW)

Hotaugustnight

9st 3lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: J A Stack

Obtained a second placing in a 1m maiden at Naas in June but was beaten 11l; appeared not to stay in a 1m2f handicap at the Curragh; could manage only fourth when favourite for a 7f maiden at Galway last time; cheekpieces tried now.

5/1

Form: 32

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Outran his odds when third to the 90-rated Yosemite Valley on debut over 6f at the Curragh; beaten by the 70-rated Greek Flower over 5f at Navan but still appeals here as a relatively unexposed type; 7f should suit.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

4

(12)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Nouvel Espoir

9st 8lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: James M Barcoe

Outran his odds when third to the 90-rated Yosemite Valley on debut over 6f at the Curragh; beaten by the 70-rated Greek Flower over 5f at Navan but still appeals here as a relatively unexposed type; 7f should suit.

9/4

5th

4

(12)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Nouvel Espoir

9st 8lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: James M Barcoe

Outran his odds when third to the 90-rated Yosemite Valley on debut over 6f at the Curragh; beaten by the 70-rated Greek Flower over 5f at Navan but still appeals here as a relatively unexposed type; 7f should suit.

9/4

2nd

9

(17)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

14:45 Navan

Nouvel Espoir

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: James M Barcoe

prominent, led over 1f out, soon ridden and faced challenge, headed and kept on inside final 110yds, no match for winner

4/1

Form: 6-4006

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 39

Form & Verdict
Has managed to run well in handicaps at times but an official rating of 39 means that she could not be seriously fancied in a maiden.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

7

(11)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Lets Believe

9st 5lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Richard Brabazon

Has managed to run well in handicaps at times but an official rating of 39 means that she could not be seriously fancied in a maiden.

50/1

6th

7

(11)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Lets Believe

9st 5lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Richard Brabazon

Has managed to run well in handicaps at times but an official rating of 39 means that she could not be seriously fancied in a maiden.

50/1

6th

17

(19)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 6f 0y

14:30 Cork

Lets Believe

8st 13lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Richard Brabazon

Maiden was regressive earlier this season and is now rated only 40; will handle this ground but needs to do more.

25/1

Form: 08

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Struggled on debut at Fairyhouse; better at Naas but will need to get a handicap mark.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

12

(5)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Reckless Quality

9st 3lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

Struggled on debut at Fairyhouse; better at Naas but will need to get a handicap mark.

33/1

7th

12

(5)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Reckless Quality

9st 3lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

Struggled on debut at Fairyhouse; better at Naas but will need to get a handicap mark.

33/1

8th

14

(7)

14th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

17:10 Naas

Reckless Quality

9st 3lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Patrick Martin

midfield

100/1

Form:

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
100-1 when finishing in rear in a 19-runner maiden over 1m2f at the Curragh; big drop in trip but seems safe to rule out.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

8

(2)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Barrogstown Girl

9st 3lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jarlath P Fahey

100-1 when finishing in rear in a 19-runner maiden over 1m2f at the Curragh; big drop in trip but seems safe to rule out.

66/1

8th

8

(2)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Barrogstown Girl

9st 3lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jarlath P Fahey

100-1 when finishing in rear in a 19-runner maiden over 1m2f at the Curragh; big drop in trip but seems safe to rule out.

66/1

18th

12

(7)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

17:25 Curragh

Barrogstown Girl

9st 3lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Jarlath P Fahey

dwelt start, midfield

100/1

50/1

Form: 00

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
In rear on only start for Dermot Weld; finished behind Reckless Quality and Betty Gray at Naas; little apparent chance.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

14

(2)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Windsor Road

9st 3lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Gerard Keane

Shown very little in four starts at massive odds and likely one for handicaps.

100/1

9th

9

(3)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:15 Dundalk (AW)

Windsor Road

9st 3lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Gerard Keane

started quickly, soon in touch with leaders, weakened gradually on far side of group from under 2f out

50/1

Form: 9

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Showed a bit of promise when finishing in mid-field on debut at Naas; likely to need more experience.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

8

(2)

5th Nov 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 0y

16:10 Curragh

Betty Grey

9st 3lb

J: Dean Curran

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

took keen hold, led, wandered around after 5f, faced challenge 5f out, headed under 3f out, weakened 2f out

100/1

10th

9

(10)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Betty Grey

9st 3lb

J: Dean Curran

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

Showed a bit of promise when finishing in mid-field on debut at Naas; likely to need more experience.

16/1

10th

9

(10)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Betty Grey

9st 3lb

J: Dean Curran

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

Showed a bit of promise when finishing in mid-field on debut at Naas; likely to need more experience.

16/1

25/1

Form: 405070

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Has managed a couple of fair runs but is beginning to look regressive and has a low rating (47) that makes a maiden win improbable.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

10

(4)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Daughteroffortune

9st 3lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Ciaran Murphy

Has managed a couple of fair runs but is beginning to look regressive and has a low rating (47) that makes a maiden win improbable.

25/1

11th

10

(4)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Daughteroffortune

9st 3lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Ciaran Murphy

Has managed a couple of fair runs but is beginning to look regressive and has a low rating (47) that makes a maiden win improbable.

25/1

10th

11

(18)

28th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 162y

14:50 Bellewstown

Daughteroffortune

9st 1lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Ciaran Murphy

towards rear of midfield

14/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run: 72 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Last of 16 over 6f at the Curragh in August on his only start for his previous trainer; can be ruled out.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12th

1

(13)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Larry Bang

9st 10lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Michael John O’Connor

Last of 16 over 6f at the Curragh in August on his only start for his previous trainer; can be ruled out.

66/1

12th

1

(13)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Larry Bang

9st 10lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Michael John O’Connor

Last of 16 over 6f at the Curragh in August on his only start for his previous trainer; can be ruled out.

66/1

15th

1

(10)

19th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

14:20 Curragh

Larry Bang

9st 11lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Muredach Kelly

First reported foal; dam placed 1m4f (RPR 63), half-sister to 6f/7f Group 3 winner Confuchias; making belated debut with an eyeshield on and can only be watched.

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fifth foal; dam Italian maiden, half-sister to a French winner Vassar, best known as dam of Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint winner Stormy Liberal; from a good family.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

8

(9)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Silky Suilleabhain

9st 9lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Paul W Flynn

Boasts a good pedigree but showed nothing in races at Galway and this venue last year.

66/1

10th

5

(1)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:35 Dundalk (AW)

Silky Suilleabhain

9st 8lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: Paul W Flynn

Good pedigree but she was completely tailed off on her debut in a 7f maiden at Galway last week.

50/1

13th

6

(9)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:15 Galway

Silky Suilleabhain

9st 8lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Paul W Flynn

Fifth foal; dam Italian maiden, half-sister to a French winner Vassar, best known as dam of Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint winner Stormy Liberal; from a good family.

20/1

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Payout
Exacta €26.20
Straight Forecast €22.56
Trifecta €136.20

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Nouvel Espoir

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Hotaugustnight

POSTDATA:

Rapid City

The Irish Sun:

Nouvel Espoir