May 13 / 18.55 Roscommon

18.55

Good

Bellewstown Racecourse Apprentice Handicap

  • Prize money: £5900
  • 1m 4f 40y
  • 11 runners
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Bellewstown Racecourse Apprentice Handicap

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.80
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 83119- C

Last run: 220 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Back-to-back 1m3f wins (one here) before having to settle for a midfield finish on the AW; bit to prove off this mark and has been off for 220 days.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

(5)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 4f 14y

19:50 Roscommon

Jabbar

9st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Gerard O’Leary

Won well over C&D on return a week ago, beating Sixpack and Duke Of Leggagh, his second win here; a 4lb rise could be manageable if as good today.

4/1

3rd

4

(5)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 4f 14y

19:50 Roscommon

Jabbar

9st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Gerard O’Leary

Won well over C&D on return a week ago, beating Sixpack and Duke Of Leggagh, his second win here; a 4lb rise could be manageable if as good today.

4/1

1st

4

(10)

13th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 40y

18:55 Roscommon

Jabbar

9st 13lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Gerard O’Leary

Back-to-back 1m3f wins (one here) before having to settle for a midfield finish on the AW; bit to prove off this mark and has been off for 220 days.

10/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 652-84

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Is 0-7 but has races in him off this reduced mark and he didn't enjoy the clearest of runs when a keeping-on fourth at Gowran (1m1f; behind Duke Of Leggagh); worth another go over this far and yard's horses are running well.
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1st

11

(2)

14th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 6f 0y

19:25 Fairyhouse

Sixpack

9st 7lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: J P Murtagh

midfield, headway under 3f out, chased clear leader but 6 lengths down 2f out, ridden to lead inside final furlong, pushed out towards finish

5/1

1st

12

(1)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 4f 14y

19:50 Roscommon

Sixpack

9st 5lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Maiden has run well several times in defeat; gradual improvement this term and was just held by Jabbar over C&D a week ago; is 4lb better off, so should be close between them today.

4/1

1st

12

(1)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 4f 14y

19:50 Roscommon

Sixpack

9st 5lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Maiden has run well several times in defeat; gradual improvement this term and was just held by Jabbar over C&D a week ago; is 4lb better off, so should be close between them today.

4/1

3/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 37-732 BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
Second to the thrown-in Paddington when kicking off last season; just the one win since and that was on heavy ground; not quite at his very best this campaign but still ran well to make the frame at Gowran last time (1m1f); bit to prove over this far.
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Verdict Starting price

14th

4

(4)

3rd Jun 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 1f 100y

16:35 Gowran Park

Duke Of Leggagh

9st 9lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Michael Mulvany

Well drawn for one who races handily; below par last time but his previous placed efforts (including behind Annexation) give him definite each-way claims; goes well for Wesley Joyce.

14/1

7th

6

(10)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 4f 14y

19:50 Roscommon

Duke Of Leggagh

9st 11lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Michael Mulvany

Generally consistent sort; was just behind Jabbar (probably idling) and Six Pack over C&D last time so can go well if repeating that; usually a front-runner.

5/1

7th

6

(10)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 4f 14y

19:50 Roscommon

Duke Of Leggagh

9st 11lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Michael Mulvany

Generally consistent sort; was just behind Jabbar (probably idling) and Six Pack over C&D last time so can go well if repeating that; usually a front-runner.

5/1

7/1

Form: /2465-

Last run: 303 days

W: 9st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Placed over hurdles last month so in fair form and he was a 1m5f winner at Navan on good ground, albeit more than two years ago; on a competitive mark.
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11th

2

21st May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:28 Punchestown

Scott Lang

12st 0lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Paul W Flynn

Beaten 12l into third at Down Royal but that run entitles him to each-way claims and he's since gone close on the Flat.

5/1

11th

2

21st May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:28 Punchestown

Scott Lang

12st 0lb

J: Benjamin P Kennedy

T: Paul W Flynn

Beaten 12l into third at Down Royal but that run entitles him to each-way claims and he's since gone close on the Flat.

5/1

4th

8

(9)

13th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 40y

18:55 Roscommon

Scott Lang

9st 8lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Paul W Flynn

Placed over hurdles last month so in fair form and he was a 1m5f winner at Navan on good ground, albeit more than two years ago; on a competitive mark.

7/1

Form: 61569- D

Last run: 208 days

W: 9st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
1m4f soft-ground winner at Tipperary last summer but not a lot to shout about since then and he lacks a recent run.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

1

(10)

14th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Fairyhouse

Lun Deux Trois

10st 2lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Oliver McKiernan

prominent, chased clear leader over 2f out, kept on final furlong, no match for winner

8/1

3rd

5

(2)

29th May 2024

Soft

1m 4f 110y

17:08 Tipperary

Lun Deux Trois

10st 0lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Oliver McKiernan

soon towards rear

5/1

5th

9

(4)

13th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 40y

18:55 Roscommon

Lun Deux Trois

9st 4lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Oliver McKiernan

1m4f soft-ground winner at Tipperary last summer but not a lot to shout about since then and he lacks a recent run.

14/1

6/1

Form: 31333-

Last run: 221 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Never out of the first three in five runs for this yard, including a 1m2f handicap win at Cork last summer (good; 6lb lower); can cope with this mark and likely to run well despite his absence.
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6th

5

(7)

13th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 40y

18:55 Roscommon

Quiz Test

9st 12lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Sean Byrne

Never out of the first three in five runs for this yard, including a 1m2f handicap win at Cork last summer (good; 6lb lower); can cope with this mark and likely to run well despite his absence.

6/1

6th

5

(7)

13th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 40y

18:55 Roscommon

Quiz Test

9st 12lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Sean Byrne

Never out of the first three in five runs for this yard, including a 1m2f handicap win at Cork last summer (good; 6lb lower); can cope with this mark and likely to run well despite his absence.

6/1

Form: 65313- D

Last run: 253 days

W: 9st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Admirably consistent 6yo who followed his AW win (1m2f) with a third of 18 at Tipperary (1m4f); handicapped on the high side now but unlikely to be far away.
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

2

(6)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 110y

17:30 Limerick

French Company

9st 10lb

J: Colin Keane

T: J G Coogan

prominent, pressed leader after 1f, challenging going okay over 2f out, ridden when led narrowly inside final furlong, headed towards finish

9/2

6

(8)

30th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:30 Fairyhouse

French Company

9st 13lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: J G Coogan

Exposed 6yo who was in cracking form last season and entitled to need his recent comeback run; high in the weights, though.

12/1

7th

3

(6)

13th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 40y

18:55 Roscommon

French Company

9st 13lb

J: Yudish Geerdharry

T: J G Coogan

Admirably consistent 6yo who followed his AW win (1m2f) with a third of 18 at Tipperary (1m4f); handicapped on the high side now but unlikely to be far away.

10/1

OUR TIP

12/1

Form: 31048-

Last run: 303 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Fourth in a maiden hurdle in March; not badly handicapped on the pick of his British form for Jack Channon, including a 1m maiden win on good ground; unraced beyond 1m1f on the Flat but this far could suit; now tongue tied.
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Verdict Starting price

5

11th Jun 2024

Good

2m 1f 182y

18:45 Sligo

Milteye

11st 9lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: E J O’Grady

took keen hold, prominent early, in touch with leaders after 1st, no extra when stumbled and slipped up home turn

13/2

7th

5

(7)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 2f 58y

19:20 Roscommon

Milteye

9st 6lb

J: W J Lee

T: E J O’Grady

Good ground winner in UK last year over 1m; showed some aptitude for hurdling in three runs; however, beaten 15l over 1m4f here last week, so needs loads more.

20/1

7th

5

(7)

20th May 2024

Soft

1m 2f 58y

19:20 Roscommon

Milteye

9st 6lb

J: W J Lee

T: E J O’Grady

Good ground winner in UK last year over 1m; showed some aptitude for hurdling in three runs; however, beaten 15l over 1m4f here last week, so needs loads more.

20/1

20/1

Form: 54300-

Last run: 171 days

W: 8st 7lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Strike-rate of 3-48; each-way claims on the odd bit of form during the last year but she's not the percentage call.
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3rd

10

15th Jun 2024

Good

2m 1f 165y

13:40 Downpatrick

Mater Matuta

10st 7lb

J: Alex Harvey

T: E D Delany

Came back to form when winning well over fences at Tramore last time and is now rated 104 in that sphere; should be a big player if transferring that form to hurdles.

2/1

1st

9

31st May 2024

Soft

1m 7f 110y

17:50 Tramore

Mater Matuta

10st 0lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: E D Delany

2022 winner of this race off 88; all the better for recent Flat comeback run but 3lb wrong here and has a bit to do.

12/1

9th

11

(5)

13th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 40y

18:55 Roscommon

Mater Matuta

8st 7lb

J: Kyle Faulkner

T: E D Delany

Strike-rate of 3-48; each-way claims on the odd bit of form during the last year but she's not the percentage call.

20/1

8/1

Form: 031-10 D

Last run: 52 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Both wins and best form has come at Dundalk, where he wasn't at his best last time; something to prove on turf and off this mark.
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10th

6

(11)

13th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 40y

18:55 Roscommon

Unterberg

9st 11lb

J: Calum Hogan

T: Laura Hourigan

Both wins and best form has come at Dundalk, where he wasn't at his best last time; something to prove on turf and off this mark.

8/1

10th

6

(11)

13th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 40y

18:55 Roscommon

Unterberg

9st 11lb

J: Calum Hogan

T: Laura Hourigan

Both wins and best form has come at Dundalk, where he wasn't at his best last time; something to prove on turf and off this mark.

8/1

10th

9

(1)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Unterberg

9st 3lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Laura Hourigan

led, headed and weakened under 3f out

13/2

20/1

Form: 3330-9 D

Last run: 52 days

W: 9st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Exposed 9yo whose last effort of note was a close third over 1m2f on the AW in November; underwhelming since then under both codes.
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11th

10

(3)

13th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 40y

18:55 Roscommon

Wajaaha

9st 4lb

J: Danny Power

T: Patrick J McKenna

Exposed 9yo whose last effort of note was a close third over 1m2f on the AW in November; underwhelming since then under both codes.

20/1

11th

10

(3)

13th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 40y

18:55 Roscommon

Wajaaha

9st 4lb

J: Danny Power

T: Patrick J McKenna

Exposed 9yo whose last effort of note was a close third over 1m2f on the AW in November; underwhelming since then under both codes.

20/1

11th

5

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

14:05 Naas

Wajaaha

12st 0lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Patrick J McKenna

Three-time hurdles scorer whose last win came on the Flat at Dundalk in November 2022; some good runs in defeat at that venue late last year; has tended to struggle over hurdles since finishing second at this venue early last year.

20/1

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Payout
Exacta €40.40
Straight Forecast €28.19
Tricast €165.01
Trifecta €160.90

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Milteye

SPOTLIGHT:

Sixpack

The Irish Sun:

Quiz Test

POSTDATA:

Scott Lang