May 17 / 17.55 Leopardstown

17.55

Good To Yielding

GAIN The Advantage Series Handicap (Div II)

  • Prize money: £7695.65
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 16 runners
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GAIN The Advantage Series Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.70
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 0705-4 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Sole win came in AW maiden in 2022; largely inconsistent last season but signed off with a good fifth behind Magic Charm at the Curragh; very encouraging fourth at Cork on return last month, beaten 2.25l by Karlsberg; has ran well here before and has dropped to an attractive mark; big run expected.
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

6

(1)

13th Jun 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

20:00 Leopardstown

Toriangel

9st 6lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

midfield, headway and went fourth 1f out, ran on well and went third final 110yds, no match for first two

9/2

1st

6

(6)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Toriangel

9st 10lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

Sole win came in AW maiden in 2022; largely inconsistent last season but signed off with a good fifth behind Magic Charm at the Curragh; very encouraging fourth at Cork on return last month, beaten 2.25l by Karlsberg; has ran well here before and has dropped to an attractive mark; big run expected.

4/1

1st

6

(6)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Toriangel

9st 10lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

Sole win came in AW maiden in 2022; largely inconsistent last season but signed off with a good fifth behind Magic Charm at the Curragh; very encouraging fourth at Cork on return last month, beaten 2.25l by Karlsberg; has ran well here before and has dropped to an attractive mark; big run expected.

4/1

2nd
2 (9)
Rampage

14/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 0-4780 C

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
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.
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3rd

5

(10)

5th Jul 2024

Good

0m 7f 195y

17:15 Bellewstown

Rampage

10st 1lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

midfield, headway and went fourth under 2f out, ran on and went third inside final 110yds, no match for first two

16/1

11th

6

(6)

28th Jun 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:50 Curragh

Rampage

9st 10lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Both wins over this sort of trip and back to form when hitting the crossbar at Leopardstown on his penultimate outing; lesser run back there last time and there may be others lurking on better marks in a race as deep as this.

12/1

OUR TIP

4/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 734-4

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Put three promising efforts together in maidens last season and returned 11 days ago with a good fourth on handicap debut, beaten 3.5l by Orandi; she stayed this trip well at Listowel when third in a maiden in June; big shout with improvement to come.
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6th

2

(15)

13th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 47y

19:00 Leopardstown

Alessia Fernanda

10st 1lb

J: James Ryan

T: D K Weld

midfield, headway over 1f out, keeping on when wandered around inside final furlong, ran on well towards finish, not reach leaders

4/1

5th

1

(1)

29th May 2024

Soft

1m 1f 0y

15:33 Tipperary

Alessia Fernanda

9st 4lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

took keen hold, prominent

2/1

4th
15 (1)
Expecto

10/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 319-84

Last run: 9 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Landed Gowran nursery on heavy ground in October; failed to stay 1m4f on return at Cork but fared better when fourth over a mile lto, although was still beaten 8l; better ground not sure to suit.
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3rd

11

(5)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Limerick

Expecto

8st 11lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

soon pressed winner, challenging when lost second over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, no match for first two

11/4

5th

7

(16)

3rd Jun 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 1f 100y

17:05 Gowran Park

Expecto

9st 9lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

prominent, led after 1f

10/1

4th

15

(1)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Expecto

8st 8lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

Landed Gowran nursery on heavy ground in October; failed to stay 1m4f on return at Cork but fared better when fourth over a mile lto, although was still beaten 8l; better ground not sure to suit.

10/1

10/1

Form: 422-44

Last run: 119 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Very consistent on the AW throughout the autumn and winter, never finishing out of the first four in seven starts from 7f to 1m4f; much lower rating on turf but not without reason; big chance if he can bring his AW form.
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Verdict Starting price

8th

3

(14)

12th Jul 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

13:57 Dundalk (AW)

Storm Eric

9st 13lb

J: James Ryan

T: Jamie Flynn

Much better here than on turf; both wins over this trip but twice went close over 10.5f late last year and might ideally prefer further than 7f now; cheekpieces added to sharpen him.

13/2

8th

7

(8)

20th Jun 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:20 Leopardstown

Storm Eric

9st 5lb

J: James Ryan

T: Jamie Flynn

Rated 18lb better on the AW and deservedly so; ran okay in a 1m handicap here last month but others look more likely.

12/1

11th

24

(18)

8th Jun 2024

Good

1m 2f 40y

17:15 Navan

Storm Eric

9st 6lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Jamie Flynn

First reserve; decent Leopardstown fifth but was hampered at Fairyhouse since; has a chance if getting in.

18/1

Form: 0-68

Last run: 24 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Not shown a great deal in three maidens; opening mark workable but best watched for moment.
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7th

9

(14)

3rd Jun 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 1f 100y

17:05 Gowran Park

Our Lil

9st 8lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Muredach Kelly

Quiet in maidens but of interest now after running on late in the day to finish sixth of 16 on handicap debut at Leopardstown (1m, good), despite going off at 80-1; predictably raised in distance this time.

10/1

6th

16

(13)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Our Lil

8st 7lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Muredach Kelly

Not shown a great deal in three maidens; opening mark workable but best watched for moment.

18/1

6th

16

(13)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Our Lil

8st 7lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Muredach Kelly

Not shown a great deal in three maidens; opening mark workable but best watched for moment.

18/1

Form: 040000 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Eight-time winner, two on turf, who has been struggling on soft ground of late; poor on last AW outing too; 7lb lower than for last win but needs to bounce back.
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1st

4

(11)

10th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

20:00 Fairyhouse

Skontonovski

9st 4lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

in touch with leaders, headway towards near side from over 2f out, switched left when ridden and challenging over 1f out, led and ran on from 1f out

16/1

14th

14

(3)

29th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 20y

15:03 Tipperary

Skontonovski

9st 1lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Eight-time winner, two on turf including on soft; has been struggling of late however despite plummeting mark, mildly encouraging latest at Leopardstown; needs to bounce back.

14/1

7th

9

(7)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Skontonovski

9st 5lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Eight-time winner, two on turf, who has been struggling on soft ground of late; poor on last AW outing too; 7lb lower than for last win but needs to bounce back.

25/1

25/1

Form: 7/008-

Last run: 361 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Well beaten in claimer when last seen 12 months ago; mark has dropped plenty and hood reached for on return after 361 days off.
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Verdict Starting price

19th

18

(20)

5th Jun 2024

Good

0m 6f 63y

20:00 Curragh

Limmortale

8st 7lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

Modest form so far but better for respectable Leopardstown return after a year off; drops in trip and cheekpieces added to hood.

25/1

8th

14

(3)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Limmortale

8st 12lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

Well beaten in claimer when last seen 12 months ago; mark has dropped plenty and hood reached for on return after 361 days off.

25/1

8th

14

(3)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Limmortale

8st 12lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

Well beaten in claimer when last seen 12 months ago; mark has dropped plenty and hood reached for on return after 361 days off.

25/1

Form: 32760- C

Last run: 380 days

W: 9st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Put a few good runs together on AW in spring 2023 but below par on turf when last seen; new stable and off 378 days; tough ask but interesting jockey booking.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

8

(4)

10th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

20:00 Fairyhouse

Royal Tribute

9st 0lb

J: Shane Foley

T: John C McConnell

In good form at Dundalk early last year; midfield finishes both turf runs this year so needs to take a fair step forward here but good draw so don't rule out.

10/1

8th

11

(8)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

20:00 Limerick

Royal Tribute

9st 2lb

J: Cian Fahy

T: John C McConnell

In good form in 1m races at Dundalk early last year; may have needed last month's run at Leopardstown; one of three apprentice-ridden runners for the stable, Cian Fahy taking off 10lb.

12/1

9th

12

(16)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Royal Tribute

9st 0lb

J: Colin Keane

T: John C McConnell

Put a few good runs together on AW in spring 2023 but below par on turf when last seen; new stable and off 378 days; tough ask but interesting jockey booking.

18/1

8/1

Form: 87-615 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Off the mark on AW last month and didn't run badly when fifth of 13 eight days later off a 7lb higher mark; needs more back on turf.
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3rd

12

(8)

11th Jul 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

20:00 Leopardstown

Bright Dick

9st 7lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Luke Comer

Long-priced 1m winner at Dundalk in April, subsequent turf form has been ordinary; held by Innit Together on recent Limerick running.

16/1

9th

5

(4)

22nd Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

15:25 Limerick

Bright Dick

9st 11lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Luke Comer

midfield

12/1

13th

2

(8)

8th Jun 2024

Good

1m 2f 40y

17:15 Navan

Bright Dick

10st 0lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Luke Comer

Got off the mark when winning over 1m at Dundalk in April and not a bad run there next time; below that level at Leopardstown since; steps up in trip.

14/1

Form: 071090 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Landed his sixth AW victory in February; struggled at Chelmsford afterwards but ran well when ninth over C&D on testing ground; well held at Gowran Park lto but the return to better ground could easily spark an improved effort.
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Verdict Starting price

11th

3

(14)

21st Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

20:10 Down Royal

Mulgrave

9st 11lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Completed a hat-trick of victories at Dundalk early last year and won again there in February; not a trace of his best form since despite being 20lb well in on turf; others preferred.

25/1

13th

5

(3)

16th Jun 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:51 Gowran Park

Mulgrave

9st 12lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Six-time AW winner but worryingly 0-18 on turf and hasn't been threatening to put that right; will be of greater interest when back at Dundalk.

20/1

11th

5

(11)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Mulgrave

9st 12lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Landed his sixth AW victory in February; struggled at Chelmsford afterwards but ran well when ninth over C&D on testing ground; well held at Gowran Park lto but the return to better ground could easily spark an improved effort.

15/2

14/1

Form: 60-0

Last run: 60 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Showed ability when sixth on debut at Fairyhouse on good ground; not so good at the Curragh over this trip but didn't shape badly, albeit well held, in strong maiden at the Curragh in March; interesting on handicap debut, particularly if good ground sees her to better effect.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

16

(16)

13th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 47y

19:00 Leopardstown

Marvellous Lady

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: E D Delany

towards rear

33/1

9th

1

(2)

30th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 25y

20:00 Fairyhouse

Marvellous Lady

9st 12lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: E D Delany

Showed ability when sixth of 13 on debut over C&D last June; two subsequent maiden outings were not as good; appeared not to stay 1m on recent handicap debut at Leopardstown.

16/1

12th

11

(4)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Marvellous Lady

9st 1lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: E D Delany

Showed ability when sixth on debut at Fairyhouse on good ground; not so good at the Curragh over this trip but didn't shape badly, albeit well held, in strong maiden at the Curragh in March; interesting on handicap debut, particularly if good ground sees her to better effect.

14/1

Form: 7430-0 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Three-time winner who put in some good placed efforts last season; ground possibly too testing when 11th of 18 on return at Cork last month; definite chance if stripping fitter for that effort.
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7th

13

(11)

2nd Jul 2024

Good

0m 7f 96y

18:20 Roscommon

Swiss Army Officer

9st 2lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

midfield, some headway but hung left over 1f out, hampered 1f out, kept on, not reach leaders

10/1

3rd

16

(6)

29th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 20y

15:03 Tipperary

Swiss Army Officer

8st 9lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

prominent, challenging up the centre from under 2f out, no extra towards finish

14/1

13th

13

(8)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Swiss Army Officer

9st 0lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Three-time winner who put in some good placed efforts last season; ground possibly too testing when 11th of 18 on return at Cork last month; definite chance if stripping fitter for that effort.

12/1

18/1

Form: 3401-6

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Gained sole success on the AW in December, defeating Chica Power by 1.75l in cosy fashion; failed to cope with a 9lb rise when upped in trip last month and needs to come on plenty for that effort.
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14th

8

(5)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Bride Tree

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Sarah Dawson

Gained sole success on the AW in December, defeating Chica Power by 1.75l in cosy fashion; failed to cope with a 9lb rise when upped in trip last month and needs to come on plenty for that effort.

18/1

14th

8

(5)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

Bride Tree

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Sarah Dawson

Gained sole success on the AW in December, defeating Chica Power by 1.75l in cosy fashion; failed to cope with a 9lb rise when upped in trip last month and needs to come on plenty for that effort.

18/1

Form: 700/0

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Didn't land a blow in three efforts in maiden company in 2022; returned from 21 months off for new yard on handicap debut at this track last month over 7f, finishing 11th of 16, never a factor; up in trip and plenty to find.
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12th

10

(7)

14th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Fairyhouse

Hes Justagent

9st 4lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

midfield

40/1

8th

5

(8)

7th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:17 Fairyhouse

Hes Justagent

9st 8lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

soon midfield

40/1

16th
3 (10)
My Minervina

33/1

Form: 50700- D

Last run: 264 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Three-time winner over a mile but no signs of a return to form for current yard last season; off 264 days and hard to fancy.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10th

5

(3)

28th May 2024

Yielding

0m 7f 20y

17:15 Tipperary

My Minervina

9st 9lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Peter Fahey

Three-time winner but with a lot to prove after struggling badly in just three appearances since last summer.

10/1

10th

5

(3)

28th May 2024

Yielding

0m 7f 20y

17:15 Tipperary

My Minervina

9st 9lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Peter Fahey

Three-time winner but with a lot to prove after struggling badly in just three appearances since last summer.

10/1

16th

3

(10)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:55 Leopardstown

My Minervina

10st 0lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Peter Fahey

Three-time winner over a mile but no signs of a return to form for current yard last season; off 264 days and hard to fancy.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta €45.60
Straight Forecast €31.03
Tricast €142.71
Trifecta €97.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Toriangel

The Irish Sun:

Alessia Fernanda

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Storm Eric

POSTDATA:

Toriangel