May 07 / 16.05 Navan

16.05

Yielding To Soft

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  • 1m 2f 0y
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Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

12/1 (Won)

Form: 38900-

Last run: 174 days

W: 8st 7lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Longstanding maiden who has regressed and more new headgear is now tried.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

15

(13)

13th Jun 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

20:00 Leopardstown

Cleopatras Needle

8st 9lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: H Rogers

soon led, headed inside final furlong, weakened final 110yds

10/1

3rd

11

(11)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 2f 58y

19:20 Roscommon

Cleopatras Needle

8st 7lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: H Rogers

Got off the mark at Navan and a good run off this rating at Leopardstown three days ago; handles this ground and has a chance again if this isn't too soon.

5/1

3rd

11

(11)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 2f 58y

19:20 Roscommon

Cleopatras Needle

8st 7lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: H Rogers

Got off the mark at Navan and a good run off this rating at Leopardstown three days ago; handles this ground and has a chance again if this isn't too soon.

5/1

Form: 0660-0

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Five-race maiden; dropped away when it mattered on stable debut at Gowran (1m5f) 13 days ago; now visored.
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No / Draw
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Verdict Starting price

1st

19

(16)

8th Jun 2024

Good

1m 2f 40y

17:15 Navan

Mayo For Sam

9st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Was second over C&D on yielding but was well below that level at Limerick on heavy since; could bounce back returned to a sounder surface.

12/1

6th

9

(10)

16th May 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 3f 55y

16:38 Limerick

Mayo For Sam

9st 3lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

First-time visor made an immediate impact when she was a good second in a 1m2f handicap at Navan last week; should be fine on the ground, looks progressive and is a leading contender.

4/1

6th

9

(10)

16th May 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 3f 55y

16:38 Limerick

Mayo For Sam

9st 3lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

First-time visor made an immediate impact when she was a good second in a 1m2f handicap at Navan last week; should be fine on the ground, looks progressive and is a leading contender.

4/1

Form: 1577-0 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Sole win came over 1m6f last August off this very mark; didn't shape too badly after a break 13 days ago.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

21th

12

(9)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 0y

19:40 Leopardstown

Charlie Darling

9st 4lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Gavin Cromwell

1m6f winner at Navan last summer; good third over inadequate 1m2f back there lately with Jazz Forever just behind.

5/1

21th

12

(9)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 0y

19:40 Leopardstown

Charlie Darling

9st 4lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Gavin Cromwell

1m6f winner at Navan last summer; good third over inadequate 1m2f back there lately with Jazz Forever just behind.

5/1

3rd

11

(6)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Charlie Darling

8st 13lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Sole win came over 1m6f last August off this very mark; didn't shape too badly after a break 13 days ago.

10/1

Form: 6760-1

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Dug deep to win over this far at Dundalk last month and he's off the same mark here switched back to turf, on which he's not had many chances; shortlisted.
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No / Draw
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Verdict Starting price

10th

19

(3)

24th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Curragh

Jazz Forever

8st 13lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Paul W Flynn

Off the mark at Dundalk in April; poor run at Leopardstown latest and this trip probably against him.

33/1

10th

19

(3)

24th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Curragh

Jazz Forever

8st 13lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Paul W Flynn

Off the mark at Dundalk in April; poor run at Leopardstown latest and this trip probably against him.

33/1

5/1

Form: /80-59

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Fair run at Dundalk after 212 days away and last week's Naas run wasn't that shoddy; this softer ground could be an issue.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

11

(7)

2nd Jun 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

16:20 Listowel

Epaulawn

8st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Noel G Hynds

midfield, headway from over 1f out, ran on and went fourth inside final furlong, not reach leaders

13/2

Form: 470-08

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Didn't last long with Ger Lyons and insufficient promise in two runs for this yard.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14

(3)

31st May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Down Royal

Hijo De La Luna

9st 0lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Stephen McConville

Beaten under 5l last week at the Curragh but now 0-9 and doesn't look a winner waiting to happen.

25/1

11th

20

(14)

24th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Curragh

Hijo De La Luna

8st 11lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Stephen McConville

Unplaced in eight starts and no progress in handicaps since joining new yard.

40/1

11th

20

(14)

24th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Curragh

Hijo De La Luna

8st 11lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Stephen McConville

Unplaced in eight starts and no progress in handicaps since joining new yard.

40/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0706-0

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Both wins for Stuart Williams were on AW; down the field on stable debut at Gowran and he probably needs drier ground on turf.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

1

(5)

2nd Jun 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

15:50 Listowel

Bear Profit

10st 2lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Gerard O’Leary

prominent, led halfway, headed inside final furlong, weakened final 110yds

10/1

8th
13 (13)
Gardone

16/1

Form: /8008-

Last run: 202 days

W: 8st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Yet to get overly competitive but his two handicaps (1m2f/1m6f) weren't devoid of promise; changed yards.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

14

(15)

7th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:17 Fairyhouse

Gardone

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: E McNamara

held up in rear

20/1

16th

16

(4)

29th May 2024

Soft

1m 4f 110y

17:08 Tipperary

Gardone

8st 13lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: E McNamara

Has hinted at winning potential in handicaps (1m2f-1m6f) but still has to raise his game.

25/1

8th

13

(13)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Gardone

8st 8lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: E McNamara

Yet to get overly competitive but his two handicaps (1m2f/1m6f) weren't devoid of promise; changed yards.

16/1

Form: 0-0750

Last run: 46 days

W: 8st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Record of 2-33; well beaten on stable debut at Dundalk and looks a dodgy stayer over this new trip.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

12

(15)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Princess Rajj

8st 10lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Padraig Roche

Record of 2-33; well beaten on stable debut at Dundalk and looks a dodgy stayer over this new trip.

33/1

9th

12

(15)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Princess Rajj

8st 10lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Padraig Roche

Record of 2-33; well beaten on stable debut at Dundalk and looks a dodgy stayer over this new trip.

33/1

13th

15

(2)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Princess Rajj

8st 13lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Padraig Roche

First reserve; on a long losing streak but ran okay in a 6f claimer last time; interesting on stable debut.

50/1

Form: 3058-0

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
1m winner on the AW and has threatened in a turf handicap over this far; however, at 66-1 she was beaten a long way on stable debut at Navan (1m5f) so something to prove now.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

4

(17)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Dabana

9st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

1m winner on the AW and has threatened in a turf handicap over this far; however, at 66-1 she was beaten a long way on stable debut at Navan (1m5f) so something to prove now.

50/1

10th

4

(17)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Dabana

9st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

1m winner on the AW and has threatened in a turf handicap over this far; however, at 66-1 she was beaten a long way on stable debut at Navan (1m5f) so something to prove now.

50/1

15th

12

(13)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:35 Navan

Dabana

9st 7lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Dundalk maiden winner over 1m for Mark Fahey and a good third in a Sligo handicap after that; debuts for John McConnell here and probably best watched after four months off.

25/1

10th
5 (3)
Palo Duro

7/2

Form: 063-

Last run: 225 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Improved in each of his runs last season and was under 5l away at Down Royal the final time (7f, heavy); interesting returned to further for handicap debut.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

5

(3)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Palo Duro

9st 13lb

J: Ben Coen

T: A J Martin

Improved in each of his runs last season and was under 5l away at Down Royal the final time (7f, heavy); interesting returned to further for handicap debut.

7/2

10th

5

(3)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Palo Duro

9st 13lb

J: Ben Coen

T: A J Martin

Improved in each of his runs last season and was under 5l away at Down Royal the final time (7f, heavy); interesting returned to further for handicap debut.

7/2

3rd

5

(6)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

15:35 Down Royal

Palo Duro

9st 8lb

J: Shane Foley

T: A J Martin

Gave himself no chance with a poor start over 1m4f at Galway but showed much more down to this trip at Tipperary last time when tenderly handled; tongue-tie worn then is left off; could be more involved with improvement.

6/1

Form: 70-070

Last run: 53 days

W: 8st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Sole win was on the AW in Britain back in 2021; has run well now and again at Dundalk but that's perhaps more his scene.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

21th

12

8th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 170y

15:07 Punchestown

Limited Edition

11st 12lb

J: Conor McNamara

T: Keith Henry Clarke

AW winner on Flat but in poor form in that sphere in recent times and this looks tough on hurdle debut.

40/1

12th

17

(11)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Limited Edition

8st 7lb

J: David Egan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Sole win was on the AW in Britain back in 2021; has run well now and again at Dundalk but that's perhaps more his scene.

66/1

12th

17

(11)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Limited Edition

8st 7lb

J: David Egan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Sole win was on the AW in Britain back in 2021; has run well now and again at Dundalk but that's perhaps more his scene.

66/1

13th
1 (18)
Rampage

10/1

Form: 20-478

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Dual turf winner at about 1m; hasn't returned in bad form but has stamina to prove and he's drawn wide.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

8

(7)

6th Jun 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Leopardstown

Rampage

9st 6lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Dual winner last summer, including over 1m1f at this track; ran a cracker from the front over C&D last time and should be capable of another big run off 1lb higher.

13/2

2nd

2

(9)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Rampage

10st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Course winner in July when landing a 1m1f handicap in gritty style and followed up later in the season at Galway; ran well on first two efforts this season at Dundalk and the Curragh but below form the last twice; return to a mile should suit.

14/1

2nd

2

(9)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Rampage

10st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Course winner in July when landing a 1m1f handicap in gritty style and followed up later in the season at Galway; ran well on first two efforts this season at Dundalk and the Curragh but below form the last twice; return to a mile should suit.

14/1

20/1

Form: 3435-0

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
1m6f winner in France; 22-1 and never really sighted on stable debut at Gowran (1m1f, soft).
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14th

2

(5)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Evolving

10st 0lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Andrew Kinirons

1m6f winner in France; 22-1 and never really sighted on stable debut at Gowran (1m1f, soft).

20/1

14th

2

(5)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Evolving

10st 0lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Andrew Kinirons

1m6f winner in France; 22-1 and never really sighted on stable debut at Gowran (1m1f, soft).

20/1

Form: /38-00

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Turf/AW/hurdle winner but hard to be at all confident in his current vein of form (under both codes).
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

16th

9

(11)

7th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:17 Fairyhouse

Construct

9st 5lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Shown nothing on the Flat so far this season and losing run goes back to a 2m success at Dundalk in 2020.

33/1

11th

6

(11)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:50 Navan

Construct

9st 9lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

20/1

66/1

Form: 70/0

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
6yo who was tailed off after a long absence at Gowran; much to prove on handicap debut.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

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

14/1

Form: 20078-

Last run: 259 days

W: 9st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Has won on grass but saves his best for Dundalk; well held in two turf claimers when last seen in August.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

13

(21)

8th Jun 2024

Good

1m 2f 40y

17:15 Navan

No Trouble

9st 7lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Best form has come on the AW but ran a fair enough race over 1m4f at Leopardstown last time; still needs more off 2lb lower.

16/1

9th

8

(15)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 0y

19:40 Leopardstown

No Trouble

9st 9lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

8yo saves his best for AW; after a long absence, finished in rear at Navan on first run since rejoining McConnell barn.

22/1

Non-runners

Apprentice

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Straight Forecast €337.59
Tricast €2575.70

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Jazz Forever

The Irish Sun:

Charlie Darling

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Apprentice

POSTDATA:

Jazz Forever