April 21 / 15.30 Curragh

15.30

Heavy

PG Duffy & Sons Citroen Handicap

  • Prize money: £10260.87
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 21 runners
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PG Duffy & Sons Citroen Handicap

Runners: 21 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly sunny

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.90
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 1641-8 CD

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
Won a big-field C&D handicap by 6l on his final run of last season but the handicapper didn't hold back with a 15lb rise; may have needed the run at Naas but now has to prove himself worthy of this high a mark.
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1st

6

(18)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Zephron

9st 12lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Denis W Cullen

soon towards rear towards near side, headway when switched right 2f out, challenging when ridden inside final 110yds, ran on to lead towards finish

8/1

1st

6

(18)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Zephron

9st 12lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Denis W Cullen

soon towards rear towards near side, headway when switched right 2f out, challenging when ridden inside final 110yds, ran on to lead towards finish

8/1

8th

10

(3)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Naas

Zephron

9st 4lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Denis W Cullen

Enjoyed an excellent second half to last season; up 15lb for a wide margin win in a Curragh handicap in November when last seen; trip and ground are fine and has a leading chance here.

5/1

8/1

  • Place: £5.60

Form: -80091 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
7f specialist having gained all five wins at this trip; however, all those were on the AW and has been steered clear of testing ground.
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2nd

1

(9)

28th May 2024

Yielding

0m 7f 20y

17:15 Tipperary

El Bello

10st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Five-time AW winner who is 0-9 on turf but has been running quite well at the Curragh of late (7f/1m) and didn't get the breaks four days ago; can see him going well down into a claimer.

4/1

2nd

1

(9)

28th May 2024

Yielding

0m 7f 20y

17:15 Tipperary

El Bello

10st 2lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Five-time AW winner who is 0-9 on turf but has been running quite well at the Curragh of late (7f/1m) and didn't get the breaks four days ago; can see him going well down into a claimer.

4/1

12th

7

(2)

24th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Curragh

El Bello

9st 10lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Five-time AW winner who is 0-8 on turf but he was only beaten half a length when runner-up here last month and met some interference back here since; needs to prove he's as good at 1m.

10/1

12/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 32610-

Last run: 191 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
It was over 1m2f she won a Down Royal handicap in September and then tried 1m4f at Dundalk (not as good); has never raced over a trip shy of 1m so probably best watched on this return.
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9th

3

(6)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:00 Sligo

God Knows

9st 3lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Richard Brabazon

Successful over this trip at Down Royal in September (good) and very encouraging seasonal return over inadequate 7f at the Curragh last month, staying-on third of 21 on testing ground; big run expected now back up in trip.

5/1

9th

3

(6)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:00 Sligo

God Knows

9st 3lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Richard Brabazon

Successful over this trip at Down Royal in September (good) and very encouraging seasonal return over inadequate 7f at the Curragh last month, staying-on third of 21 on testing ground; big run expected now back up in trip.

5/1

OUR TIP

33/1

  • Place: £8.40

Form: 1/885-

Last run: 195 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Won a 1m AW maiden for William Haggas and didn't run at all badly in a 1m soft-ground handicap at Glorious Goodwood next time, or when fifth at Windsor when last seen (tried blinkers); changed hands for 26,000gns and should have further races in him.
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12th

1

(17)

3rd Jun 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 1f 100y

16:35 Gowran Park

Sea Eagle

10st 3lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Gerard O’Leary

in touch with leaders

10/1

1st

1

(3)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 2f 58y

19:20 Roscommon

Sea Eagle

10st 0lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Gerard O’Leary

AW winner over 1m for William Haggas in 2022; fine Curragh run (sft/hvy) on debut for this yard but not as good at Cork (good) since; back on soft today can help.

10/1

1st

1

(3)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 2f 58y

19:20 Roscommon

Sea Eagle

10st 0lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Gerard O’Leary

AW winner over 1m for William Haggas in 2022; fine Curragh run (sft/hvy) on debut for this yard but not as good at Cork (good) since; back on soft today can help.

10/1

Form: 6-221

Last run: 58 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Confined to the AW for all four runs and beat some unexposed opposition in a 1m maiden at Dundalk two months ago; could easily be on a lenient mark if handling the ground.
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7th

9

(5)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

15:00 Curragh

Pepper Noir

8st 13lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Dundalk maiden winner over 1m in February (runner-up won on turf recently) ran a belter in a C&D h'cap last time on heavy ground; this drying surface should suit better and can go well again.

6/1

7th

9

(5)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

15:00 Curragh

Pepper Noir

8st 13lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Dundalk maiden winner over 1m in February (runner-up won on turf recently) ran a belter in a C&D h'cap last time on heavy ground; this drying surface should suit better and can go well again.

6/1

5th

21

(10)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Pepper Noir

8st 8lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Gavin Cromwell

Confined to the AW for all four runs and beat some unexposed opposition in a 1m maiden at Dundalk two months ago; could easily be on a lenient mark if handling the ground.

8/1

Form: 009-98 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 4lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Thoroughly exposed eight-time winner who hasn't been at his best in either run this season and he's 0-9 here.
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4th

3

(6)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Limerick

Spanish Tenor

9st 11lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

led early, raced in second after 2f, lost second under 2f out, weakened from over 1f out

5/1

7th

2

(7)

28th May 2024

Yielding

0m 7f 20y

17:15 Tipperary

Spanish Tenor

10st 1lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

led narrowly

3/1

7th

2

(7)

28th May 2024

Yielding

0m 7f 20y

17:15 Tipperary

Spanish Tenor

10st 1lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Multiple winner with the highest rating of these and he gave it a good go from the front in a 1m Naas handicap last week; dropping back in trip is a positive.

3/1

20/1

Form: 5122-5

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
1m1f maiden winner in August and later twice placed in Scottish handicaps (1m2f/1m); led early but dropped out over this new trip at Naas and she may need further.
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6th

1

(3)

16th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

16:45 Thirsk

Fiver Friday

9st 9lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Paul Traynor

held up in last, jumped shadow and lost action after 2f

7/1

1st

3

(1)

2nd Jun 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 35y

Class 3

17:40 Hamilton

Fiver Friday

9st 12lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Paul Traynor

Irish filly who ran below par at Sligo last month but appears likely to rebound, having produced form figures of 41221 in Scottish races, most recently scoring at Ayr (1m2f, good) in April; Brandon Wilkie takes off a handy 5lb; still of interest.

9/1

5th

1

(5)

15th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 140y

19:15 Sligo

Fiver Friday

10st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: Paul Traynor

took keen hold, prominent, went second after 4f, led over 2f out, headed inside final furlong, soon weakened

4/1

14/1

Form: 56960- D

Last run: 142 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Infrequent winner (3-31) and unplaced in her four previous runs on this track; lacks recent match practice and can be taken on.
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5th

7

(8)

13th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 47y

18:30 Leopardstown

Eastern Wind

9st 4lb

J: Alyse Clarke

T: T G McCourt

midfield, headway and prominent after 2f, pressed leader halfway, weakened 1f out

16/1

8th

13

(2)

19th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:00 Naas

Eastern Wind

8st 11lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

chased clear leader

12/1

8th

13

(2)

19th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:00 Naas

Eastern Wind

8st 11lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

chased clear leader, outpaced over 2f out, weakened final furlong

12/1

Form: 2340-1 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
Ran well here last year and this lightly raced 3yo came readily clear to win a heavy-ground Cork handicap over this trip three weeks ago; could be progressive enough to cope with the 6lb rise.
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7th

12

(4)

25th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

16:50 Curragh

Uncle Albert

8st 9lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Kieran P Cotter

Won a heavy ground Cork handicap over this trip on return but was well below that form over C&D since in similar conditions; may not be at home on faster ground.

22/1

7th

12

(4)

25th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

16:50 Curragh

Uncle Albert

8st 9lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Kieran P Cotter

Won a heavy ground Cork handicap over this trip on return but was well below that form over C&D since in similar conditions; may not be at home on faster ground.

22/1

Form: 080-44 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Dual winner who has shown a liking for testing ground and his latest effort on the AW was encouraging; can win off this mark and he's considered.
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4th

9

(9)

6th Jun 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Leopardstown

Rio Largo

9st 5lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Luke Comer

Won two 7f handicaps on easy ground last year but has run well on faster ground, including over C&D; below his best last twice but is off an attractive mark if back to form.

18/1

9th

13

(9)

13th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 148y

17:55 Roscommon

Rio Largo

9st 6lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Luke Comer

Ran well on the AW (1m) before finishing midfield at the Curragh (7f) when testing ground was no excuse; still considered as a dual 7f winner on turf.

14/1

9th

13

(9)

13th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 148y

17:55 Roscommon

Rio Largo

9st 6lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Luke Comer

Ran well on the AW (1m) before finishing midfield at the Curragh (7f) when testing ground was no excuse; still considered as a dual 7f winner on turf.

14/1

11th
4 (14)
Mile End

20/1

Form: 9656-6 C

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
Won two soft-ground nurseries over shorter for Johnny Murtagh but was never that threatening in four British runs for Michael Bell and was picked up for only 4,000gns in November; ran okay on stable debut at Leopardstown (7f, heavy) but not well enough to get the vote here.
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10th

6

(5)

13th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 148y

17:55 Roscommon

Mile End

9st 12lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Ciaran Murphy

Won two soft-ground nurseries for Johnny Murtagh but was never that threatening in four British runs for Michael Bell and was picked up for only 4,000gns in November; well held in two runs for this yard but the latest at the Curragh wasn't devoid of promise.

20/1

10th

6

(5)

13th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 148y

17:55 Roscommon

Mile End

9st 12lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Ciaran Murphy

Won two soft-ground nurseries for Johnny Murtagh but was never that threatening in four British runs for Michael Bell and was picked up for only 4,000gns in November; well held in two runs for this yard but the latest at the Curragh wasn't devoid of promise.

20/1

11th

4

(14)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Mile End

9st 12lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Ciaran Murphy

Won two soft-ground nurseries over shorter for Johnny Murtagh but was never that threatening in four British runs for Michael Bell and was picked up for only 4,000gns in November; ran okay on stable debut at Leopardstown (7f, heavy) but not well enough to get the vote here.

20/1

10/1

Form: 54-753

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Ran a solid race in defeat over 7f on heavy at Naas (second run in this headgear combination) and likely to give his running once more with David Egan an interesting booking; now 0-20 but produced a good run here on his penultimate start and he's on the shortlist.
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12th

20

(17)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Chicago Storm

8st 9lb

J: David Egan

T: Chris Timmons

Ran a solid race in defeat over 7f on heavy at Naas (second run in this headgear combination) and likely to give his running once more with David Egan an interesting booking; now 0-20 but produced a good run here on his penultimate start and he's on the shortlist.

10/1

12th

20

(17)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Chicago Storm

8st 9lb

J: David Egan

T: Chris Timmons

Ran a solid race in defeat over 7f on heavy at Naas (second run in this headgear combination) and likely to give his running once more with David Egan an interesting booking; now 0-20 but produced a good run here on his penultimate start and he's on the shortlist.

10/1

3rd

1

(4)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Naas

Chicago Storm

10st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Chris Timmons

A 19-race maiden and put up a good effort when not quite getting home over 1m at the Curragh on Monday; likely to try and do it from the front here and could give it a bold show.

7/2

13th
19 (21)
Easy Way

25/1

Form: 875-58

Last run: 51 days

W: 8st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
No better than fifth in four maidens and was beaten 14l on handicap debut at Dundalk (1m4f); gelded since and tries cheekpieces on this first run over 7f.
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19th

10

(24)

8th Jun 2024

Good

1m 2f 40y

17:15 Navan

Easy Way

9st 10lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Some decent maiden runs in defeat but has been well held in handicaps lately and needs to get back to his early promise.

33/1

8th

5

(2)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Easy Way

9st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Showed a degree of promise on AW, mid-field at the Curragh in first turf handicap; plenty of improvement required.

16/1

8th

5

(2)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Easy Way

9st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Showed a degree of promise on AW, mid-field at the Curragh in first turf handicap; plenty of improvement required.

16/1

25/1

Form: 668-00 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Consistent last year without winning; 5f was too sharp on his comeback run but he was then tailed off at Naas (7f) and behind some of these; cheekpieces added.
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5th

6

(13)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Loingseoir

9st 13lb

J: Yudish Geerdharry

T: M C Grassick

towards rear, headway when switched right 2f out, challenging over 1f out, weakened inside final 110yds

25/1

5th

6

(13)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Loingseoir

9st 13lb

J: Yudish Geerdharry

T: M C Grassick

towards rear, headway when switched right 2f out, challenging over 1f out, weakened inside final 110yds

25/1

14th

8

(2)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Loingseoir

9st 11lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

Consistent last year without winning; 5f was too sharp on his comeback run but he was then tailed off at Naas (7f) and behind some of these; cheekpieces added.

25/1

25/1

Form: 880-00 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
All three wins have been on good ground so probably one for another day, especially after this season's two quiet runs on heavy; new headgear combination.
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8th

8

(6)

7th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Amanirenas

8st 7lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

C&D winner last season and back to form on fifth start this campaign when scoring here eight days ago over 6f, cajoled along to assert late on (first two clear); 8lb rise seems on the harsh side though and upped in grade here.

8/1

2

(8)

30th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 25y

20:30 Fairyhouse

Amanirenas

10st 0lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

Has always looked a 7f performer and she's been running moderately over that far and 6f.

40/1

10th

15

(2)

11th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 205y

15:05 Naas

Amanirenas

8st 9lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

All three wins over 7f and struggled this term.

50/1

50/1

Form: 391-07 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Won a Naas maiden on testing ground in October for Noel Meade before being sold on for 26,000 euros; no better than midfield in two runs for this yard and now tries more new headgear.
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15th

15

(12)

26th May 2024

Good

1m 6f 0y

17:25 Curragh

Queenie St Clair

8st 9lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: E D Delany

7f winner last season; hasn't kicked on this campaign and tough ask over this new trip.

50/1

15th

15

(12)

26th May 2024

Good

1m 6f 0y

17:25 Curragh

Queenie St Clair

8st 9lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: E D Delany

7f winner last season; hasn't kicked on this campaign and tough ask over this new trip.

50/1

5th

5

(12)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

18:30 Leopardstown

Queenie St Clair

9st 7lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: E D Delany

in rear, headway inside final furlong, nearest finish

28/1

16/1

Form: 00474- CD

Last run: 142 days

W: 9st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Not disgraced on the AW through the winter and all his career wins have come on turf, including one here; often concedes ground at the start but he's not badly treated if he can get going in quick enough time.
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3rd

7

(14)

13th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 47y

19:00 Leopardstown

Half Nutz

9st 10lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Adrian McGuinness

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders on inner 3f out, waiting for room over 1f out, ran on well inside final furlong, went third final 110yds

12/1

11th

9

(14)

5th Jun 2024

Good

0m 6f 63y

20:00 Curragh

Half Nutz

9st 11lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Adrian McGuinness

Six-time winner but on a long losing run and nearly always starts slowly; finished a few lengths behind Distillate over 7f last week.

22/1

8

(12)

31st May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Down Royal

Half Nutz

9st 8lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Adrian McGuinness

Beaten just over 5l at Limerick two weeks ago but this six-time winner has become a hard horse to catch right.

20/1

18th
12 (8)
Encosta

5/1

Form: 23308- D

Last run: 208 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Maiden winner with placed form in handicaps at Leopardstown; wasn't at her best at Cork the last time and that was her only previous run with heavy in the going description.
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3

(15)

30th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:30 Fairyhouse

Encosta

10st 2lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Noel Meade

Maiden winner who had run some good races in handicaps before getting it in the stewards' room after suffering interference over 1m2f at Leopardstown two weeks ago (good); 6lb higher now but won't be bothered by softer ground.

6/1

2nd

8

(6)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

18:30 Leopardstown

Encosta

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

dwelt start, in rear, headway over 1f out, disputing second when hampered inside final furlong, pressed winner final 110yds, kept on

20/1

2nd

8

(6)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

18:30 Leopardstown

Encosta

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

dwelt start, in rear, headway over 1f out, disputing second when hampered inside final furlong, pressed winner final 110yds, kept on

20/1

25/1

Form: 3/50-0

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
His two AW wins in Britain came over middle distances; tailed off on heavy-ground stable debut at Leopardstown (1m) when 80-1.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13

(12)

30th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:30 Fairyhouse

Cu Chulainn

9st 4lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Laura Hourigan

Dual winner on the AW in Britain but has offered precious little since arriving in Ireland.

50/1

13th

1

(9)

21st May 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 20y

19:50 Cork

Cu Chulainn

10st 2lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Laura Hourigan

Dual winner on the AW in Britain; hasn't made much of an impact in four starts in Ireland; finished 19th of 21 at the Curragh over 7f on soft ground last month; looks up against it.

50/1

13th

1

(9)

21st May 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 20y

19:50 Cork

Cu Chulainn

10st 2lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Laura Hourigan

Dual winner on the AW in Britain; hasn't made much of an impact in four starts in Ireland; finished 19th of 21 at the Curragh over 7f on soft ground last month; looks up against it.

50/1

Form: /38P0-

Last run: 234 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Runner-up to Paddington in a maiden here two seasons ago; hasn't offered much in handicaps and now with a new trainer who adds a tongue-tie to cheekpieces.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

16

(16)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Rochester Mike

9st 7lb

J: Mr T R Costello

T: Muredach Kelly

never better than midfield

33/1

11th

16

(16)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Rochester Mike

9st 7lb

J: Mr T R Costello

T: Muredach Kelly

never better than midfield

33/1

20th

15

(4)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Rochester Mike

9st 3lb

J: Mr T R Costello

T: Muredach Kelly

Runner-up to Paddington in a maiden here two seasons ago; hasn't offered much in handicaps and now with a new trainer who adds a tongue-tie to cheekpieces.

12/1

25/1

Form: 9190-0 D BF

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
Three-time winner who goes in the mud but was soundly beaten on final two starts of last campaign and suffered the same fate on his return; now has some serious wellbeing issues to address.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

19th

4

(10)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Rhythm King

10st 0lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Mark Fahey

never better than midfield, weakened over 2f out

20/1

19th

4

(10)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Rhythm King

10st 0lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Mark Fahey

never better than midfield, weakened over 2f out

20/1

21th

5

(15)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Rhythm King

9st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mark Fahey

Three-time winner who goes in the mud but was soundly beaten on final two starts of last campaign and suffered the same fate on his return; now has some serious wellbeing issues to address.

25/1

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €269.70
Straight Forecast €195.41
Tricast €1899.36

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Uncle Albert

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Pepper Noir

TOPSPEED:

Rhythm King

The Irish Sun:

Chicago Storm

POSTDATA:

Uncle Albert