April 23 / 19.15 Gowran Park

19.15

Heavy

Racing Again Tomorrow Maiden

  • Prize money: £5643.48
  • 1m 4f 100y
  • 12 runners
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Racing Again Tomorrow Maiden

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £7.00
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 33-9

Last run: 3 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Two creditable runs at the Curragh within five days at the back-end of last season, both over 1m4f on heavy; only 1 1/4l behind Neptunes Staircase on the second occasion; found 1m inadequate on her reappearance at the same venue last Saturday.
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8th

7

(7)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 4f 14y

19:50 Roscommon

Johanna Whitty

9st 11lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

Got off the mark in a Gowran maiden over this trip on soft ground last time; the fourth home was since runner-up to a quality rival at Sligo; this filly is lightly raced and has more to come; big player.

7/2

8th

7

(7)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 4f 14y

19:50 Roscommon

Johanna Whitty

9st 11lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

Got off the mark in a Gowran maiden over this trip on soft ground last time; the fourth home was since runner-up to a quality rival at Sligo; this filly is lightly raced and has more to come; big player.

7/2

1st

13

(13)

23rd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 4f 100y

19:15 Gowran Park

Johanna Whitty

9st 4lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: J S Bolger

Two creditable runs at the Curragh within five days at the back-end of last season, both over 1m4f on heavy; only 1 1/4l behind Neptunes Staircase on the second occasion; found 1m inadequate on her reappearance at the same venue last Saturday.

13/2

9/4

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 7022-

Last run: 170 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
Ran four times last season, showing much-improved form on his last two starts; kept on well from off the pace when a neck second over 1m6f at Navan; got within a nose of an Aidan O'Brien-trained favourite over 1m4f at the Curragh; handles heavy ground.
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7th

7

(2)

14th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 182y

19:50 Killarney

Neptunes Staircase

9st 1lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: G M Lyons

A case can be made off this mark on his solid maiden form (1m4f/1m6f) and the blinkers fitted for handicap debut at Navan (1m6f; 4-1) are soon dispensed with; he's a dark one.

12/1

7th

7

(2)

14th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 182y

19:50 Killarney

Neptunes Staircase

9st 1lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: G M Lyons

A case can be made off this mark on his solid maiden form (1m4f/1m6f) and the blinkers fitted for handicap debut at Navan (1m6f; 4-1) are soon dispensed with; he's a dark one.

12/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Sea The Stars gelding; debut bumper winner at Naas early last year; good second in a Limerick maiden hurdle in October; form has been uneven since then but managed another second placing at Punchestown on penultimate start; trainer also runs Metamorpheus.
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1

29th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

19:00 Wexford

Cut The Rope

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul Nolan

prominent on inner, went second after 4th, not fluent 5th, lost position but in touch with leaders halfway, weakened quickly after 5 out, pulled up before 2 out

15/8

3rd

7

(6)

23rd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 4f 100y

19:15 Gowran Park

Cut The Rope

9st 9lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Paul Nolan

Sea The Stars gelding; debut bumper winner at Naas early last year; good second in a Limerick maiden hurdle in October; form has been uneven since then but managed another second placing at Punchestown on penultimate start; trainer also runs Metamorpheus.

14/1

3rd

7

(6)

23rd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 4f 100y

19:15 Gowran Park

Cut The Rope

9st 9lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: Paul Nolan

Sea The Stars gelding; debut bumper winner at Naas early last year; good second in a Limerick maiden hurdle in October; form has been uneven since then but managed another second placing at Punchestown on penultimate start; trainer also runs Metamorpheus.

14/1

11/2

Form: 428-0

Last run: 98 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Received an initial rating of 87, principally derived from two runs in France last season; failed to show similar form in two Dundalk runs on joining this stable; has shown potential for maiden hurdle success with Cork second; handled testing conditions, but French form was on good going.
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2nd

1

(1)

15th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 140y

19:45 Sligo

Firebrand

9st 9lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: John J Nallen

prominent on inner, went second under 2f out, went clear with winner inside final furlong, kept on well, no match for winner

4/1

2nd

1

(1)

15th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 140y

19:45 Sligo

Firebrand

9st 9lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: John J Nallen

prominent on inner, went second under 2f out, went clear with winner inside final furlong, kept on well, no match for winner

4/1

4th

8

(1)

23rd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 4f 100y

19:15 Gowran Park

Firebrand

9st 9lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: John J Nallen

Received an initial rating of 87, principally derived from two runs in France last season; failed to show similar form in two Dundalk runs on joining this stable; has shown potential for maiden hurdle success with Cork second; handled testing conditions, but French form was on good going.

11/2

OUR TIP

Form: 20/37-

Last run: 324 days

W: 9st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Several good efforts at Killarney in 2021 and 2022, including second place in a 1m6f premier handicap; also ran well at over 2m1f at that venue on the first of two starts last season; not seen since unplaced run at Listowel last June; could be one for Killarney next month.
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5th

2

(3)

23rd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 4f 100y

19:15 Gowran Park

Away To Sea

9st 9lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph G Murphy

Several good efforts at Killarney in 2021 and 2022, including second place in a 1m6f premier handicap; also ran well at over 2m1f at that venue on the first of two starts last season; not seen since unplaced run at Listowel last June; could be one for Killarney next month.

6/1

5th

2

(3)

23rd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 4f 100y

19:15 Gowran Park

Away To Sea

9st 9lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph G Murphy

Several good efforts at Killarney in 2021 and 2022, including second place in a 1m6f premier handicap; also ran well at over 2m1f at that venue on the first of two starts last season; not seen since unplaced run at Listowel last June; could be one for Killarney next month.

6/1

7th

1

(3)

4th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 40y

15:07 Listowel

Away To Sea

10st 5lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph G Murphy

took keen hold, prominent, soon in touch with leaders

13/2

Form: 2-2 BF

Last run: 83 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
Despite running green, went very close in a maiden over an extended 1m1f at this venue a year ago; just lost out to the experienced Squire Danaher over the extended 1m4f at Dundalk in January; the winner followed up in handicap company, and third-placed Morse has also won a handicap; strong contender.
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3rd

7

(5)

14th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 4f 0y

19:43 Cork

Carlo Bianconi

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Second in two maidens last year and did well to get off the mark in a Sligo handicap last time after not getting a clear run; subsequently disqualified as this rider claimed the incorrect weight; however, runs off the same mark today so has to be greatly respected.

3/1

1st

3

(2)

15th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 140y

19:15 Sligo

Carlo Bianconi

9st 10lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

midfield, towards rear after 2f, short of room 2f out, headway over 1f out, keeping on when short of room and switched left inside final furlong, ridden and ran on well to lead towards finish

9/4

1st

3

(2)

15th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 140y

19:15 Sligo

Carlo Bianconi

9st 10lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

midfield, towards rear after 2f, short of room 2f out, headway over 1f out, keeping on when short of room and switched left inside final furlong, ridden and ran on well to lead towards finish

9/4

10/1

Form: 0/

Last run: 986 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Ran once at two; won a juvenile maiden hurdle last season and finished a creditable sixth in the Boodles at Cheltenham; absent since finishing down the field in the Lartigue at Listowel last autumn; rated 3lb superior to stablemate Cut The Rope over hurdles.
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5th

12

(11)

2nd Jun 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 40y

16:50 Listowel

Metamorpheus

9st 5lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Paul Nolan

in touch with leaders, headway 2f out, went fourth 1f out, weakened final 110yds

20/1

8th

3

(1)

10th May 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 40y

19:00 Cork

Metamorpheus

10st 7lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Paul Nolan

Useful hurdler needs this run to get a mark on the level so is best watched.

50/1

8th

3

(1)

10th May 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 40y

19:00 Cork

Metamorpheus

10st 7lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Paul Nolan

Useful hurdler needs this run to get a mark on the level so is best watched.

50/1

20/1

Form: 05-

Last run: 170 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Handicap hurdle winner off a modest 86 at Ballinrobe last August; not disgraced at the Curragh on the second of two runs on the Flat but safely held by Neptunes Staircase.
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16th

18

(5)

26th May 2024

Good

1m 6f 0y

17:25 Curragh

Spanish John

8st 7lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: P A Fahy

Struggled for form in both sphere since winning over hurdles last summer and tough ask from 4lb out the handicap.

66/1

16th

18

(5)

26th May 2024

Good

1m 6f 0y

17:25 Curragh

Spanish John

8st 7lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: P A Fahy

Struggled for form in both sphere since winning over hurdles last summer and tough ask from 4lb out the handicap.

66/1

12th

2

(16)

9th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

16:50 Gowran Park

Spanish John

10st 0lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: P A Fahy

Hurdle winner last year has run respectably in Flat maidens, including over 1m4f at this course last time; doesn't look particularly well handicapped but considered.

22/1

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Down the field in a maiden hurdle at Punchestown on his only start; unlikely to feature.
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7th

2

(8)

15th May 2024

Good

1m 5f 87y

20:15 Sligo

Big Smoke

10st 7lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Luke Comer

dwelt start, towards rear, headway into midfield after 3f, weakened 2f out

66/1

7th

2

(8)

15th May 2024

Good

1m 5f 87y

20:15 Sligo

Big Smoke

10st 7lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Luke Comer

dwelt start, towards rear, headway into midfield after 3f, weakened 2f out

66/1

9th

3

(10)

23rd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 4f 100y

19:15 Gowran Park

Big Smoke

9st 9lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Luke Comer

Down the field in a maiden hurdle at Punchestown on his only start; unlikely to feature.

100/1

Form: 4/U-

Last run: 137 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Placed twice over hurdles, rated 107; has run only twice on the Flat, fourth at Chantilly in 2021 for Andre Fabre, unseated rider just after the start at Dundalk last December.
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8th

1

(2)

15th May 2024

Good

1m 5f 87y

20:15 Sligo

Ages Of Man

10st 7lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Anthony McCann

reluctant to race, pushed along early, soon dropped to rear, detached 3f out

20/1

8th

1

(2)

15th May 2024

Good

1m 5f 87y

20:15 Sligo

Ages Of Man

10st 7lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Anthony McCann

reluctant to race, pushed along early, soon dropped to rear, detached 3f out

20/1

10th

1

(7)

23rd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 4f 100y

19:15 Gowran Park

Ages Of Man

9st 9lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Anthony McCann

Placed twice over hurdles, rated 107; has run only twice on the Flat, fourth at Chantilly in 2021 for Andre Fabre, unseated rider just after the start at Dundalk last December.

33/1

100/1

Form:

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Lost ground at the start first time out at Dundalk; will need to pick up more experience.
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14th

9

(3)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

2m 1f 0y

20:30 Limerick

Crazy Warrior

9st 1lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Luke Comer

Three runs in maidens have not revealed very much; steps up to this trip on his first try in a handicap; others preferred.

25/1

6th

3

(1)

15th May 2024

Good

1m 5f 87y

20:15 Sligo

Crazy Warrior

10st 7lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Luke Comer

prominent, weakened from 2f out

100/1

6th

3

(1)

15th May 2024

Good

1m 5f 87y

20:15 Sligo

Crazy Warrior

10st 7lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Luke Comer

prominent, weakened from 2f out

100/1

66/1

Form: 70/

Last run: 918 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Ran twice in 2021; showed a bit of promise but best watched now after a prolonged absence.
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16th

14

(16)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Boxing Hero

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Luke Comer

6yo who was tailed off after a long absence at Gowran; much to prove on handicap debut.

66/1

16th

14

(16)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Boxing Hero

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Luke Comer

6yo who was tailed off after a long absence at Gowran; much to prove on handicap debut.

66/1

12th

4

(12)

23rd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 4f 100y

19:15 Gowran Park

Boxing Hero

9st 9lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Luke Comer

Ran twice in 2021; showed a bit of promise but best watched now after a prolonged absence.

66/1

Non-runners

Zazir

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Payout
Exacta €19.70
Straight Forecast €15.26
Trifecta €161.40

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Carlo Bianconi

POSTDATA:

Neptunes Staircase

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Carlo Bianconi

The Irish Sun:

Carlo Bianconi