May 18 / 15.05 Navan

15.05

Good To Yielding

Bellinter Handicap

  • Prize money: £9747.83
  • 0m 5f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Bellinter Handicap

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

1st
3 (3)
Amazon Lady

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £14.60
  • Place: £3.70

Form: 252-79 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Second off 84 at Down Royal in September and filled same position in Naas Listed contest the following month; down the field in stakes races this term; visor.
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Verdict Starting price

1st

6

(1)

30th Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

14:50 Curragh

Amazon Lady

9st 2lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

made virtually all, soon alone against far rail, ridden and kept on well from over 1f out

12/1

1st

3

(3)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

15:05 Navan

Amazon Lady

9st 10lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

Second off 84 at Down Royal in September and filled same position in Naas Listed contest the following month; down the field in stakes races this term; visor.

12/1

9/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 020-76 CD

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Useful handicapper has won seven times; not at his best so far this term but he's now only 1lb higher than when touched off in premier handicap at the Curragh in September; tongue-tie.
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4th

9

(11)

12th Jul 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

13:25 Dundalk (AW)

Harrys Hill

9st 1lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Martin Hassett

in touch with leaders, prominent over 3f out, switched right 2f out, challenging towards near side 1f out, no extra inside final 110yds

13/2

9th

11

(4)

30th Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

14:50 Curragh

Harrys Hill

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Martin Hassett

Useful handicapper has won seven times; won this race last year off a 5lb lower mark; touched off in premier handicap over C&D last September on yielding-to-soft, but usually best on good ground; always up with the pace when second to Amazing Lady at Navan last time; this is a stronger race.

12/1

2nd

8

(6)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

15:05 Navan

Harrys Hill

9st 4lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Martin Hassett

Useful handicapper has won seven times; not at his best so far this term but he's now only 1lb higher than when touched off in premier handicap at the Curragh in September; tongue-tie.

9/1

13/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 36-851 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Overcame traffic problems to win a shade cosily at Naas last weekend, his fourth win over 5f but first on turf; now 6lb higher.
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7th

4

(3)

8th Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

14:20 Navan

Mehman

9st 0lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Gerard O’Leary

Overcame traffic problems to win a shade cosily at Naas, his fourth win over 5f but first on turf; beaten 2l off 6lb higher mark here a week later with three of these rivals behind.

2/1

3rd

7

(2)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

15:05 Navan

Mehman

9st 5lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Gerard O’Leary

Overcame traffic problems to win a shade cosily at Naas last weekend, his fourth win over 5f but first on turf; now 6lb higher.

13/2

3rd

7

(2)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

15:05 Navan

Mehman

9st 5lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Gerard O’Leary

Overcame traffic problems to win a shade cosily at Naas last weekend, his fourth win over 5f but first on turf; now 6lb higher.

13/2

12/1

Form: -21220 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Nine-time AW winner yet to score on turf but has placed form on it; badly hampered at Naas when returning from short break.
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7th

6

(17)

5th Jun 2024

Good

0m 6f 63y

20:00 Curragh

Inishmot Prince

10st 0lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

All nine wins on AW; one of his better runs on turf last time when fourth in higher grade at Navan.

10/1

4th

11

(14)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

15:05 Navan

Inishmot Prince

8st 11lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Nine-time AW winner yet to score on turf but has placed form on it; badly hampered at Naas when returning from short break.

12/1

4th

11

(14)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

15:05 Navan

Inishmot Prince

8st 11lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Nine-time AW winner yet to score on turf but has placed form on it; badly hampered at Naas when returning from short break.

12/1

14/1

Form: 48153-

Last run: 325 days

W: 8st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Won big-field Curragh handicap over extended 6f last year for Jessica Harrington; likely to need this after 11 months off; gelded.
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7th

6

(4)

13th Jul 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:37 Navan

Blanc De Noir

9st 10lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: J P Murtagh

midfield, headway over 1f out, keeping on when switched left towards far side inside final furlong, not reach leaders

12/1

6th

8

(6)

7th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 150y

13:50 Limerick

Blanc De Noir

9st 1lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

towards rear, keeping on when hampered under 2f out, ran on final furlong, never on terms

5/1

Form: 20-060 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Second in premier handicap on good ground last term for Fozzy Stack but yet to fire for this yard in three outings on heavy; sounder surface may help.
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7th

3

(4)

4th Jul 2024

Good

0m 5f 3y

18:35 Bellewstown

Never Shout Never

9st 6lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Jack W Davison

Capable sprinter without being overly consistent; the hood was added when only 2l away last time but his new trainer now goes with no headgear; well handicapped on peak form.

5/1

3rd

6

(4)

8th Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

14:20 Navan

Never Shout Never

8st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Won at Cork over 5f and second off 7lb higher mark in 6f Curragh premier handicap for Fozzy Stack last term; was on the right part of track when behind a couple of these over C&D last month and beaten fav when dropped in grade at Tipperary since; hood needs to do something and doubt he wants ground as quick as this.

9/2

Form: -00121 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Rapidly progressive filly on AW, most recently winning easily at Wolverhampton; has shot up the ratings and and it will be interesting to see if she can transfer that form to turf.
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6th

4

(5)

21st Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

17:25 Down Royal

Pro Bono Alexander

9st 2lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: W P Browne

Shot up the ratings after a pair of emphatic AW victories in March/April; has failed to transfer that improvement to turf in two outings at Navan; down 6lb again now from high of 84.

10/1

5th

5

(1)

8th Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

14:20 Navan

Pro Bono Alexander

8st 13lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: W P Browne

Shot up the ratings after pair of easy AW victories in March/April; wasn't able to transfer that improvement to turf when well held over C&D last month, nearly 4l behind Mehman; faster ground may help; blinkers worn in last four starts left off.

5/1

7th

4

(10)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

15:05 Navan

Pro Bono Alexander

9st 8lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: W P Browne

Rapidly progressive filly on AW, most recently winning easily at Wolverhampton; has shot up the ratings and and it will be interesting to see if she can transfer that form to turf.

9/2

7/2

Form: 7452-4 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Won this last year and also successful over 6f at the Curragh later in the summer; generally needs first run back and should be primed after pleasing fourth against race-fit rivals at Naas.
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Verdict Starting price

5th

12

(17)

24th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

19:50 Curragh

Jon Riggens

9st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Edward Lynam

Just got the better of stablemate Heavenly Power from 1lb lower last season and has held his form well since; shaped like he would appreciate the step back up in trip last week and should go well.

6/1

5th

12

(17)

24th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

19:50 Curragh

Jon Riggens

9st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Edward Lynam

Just got the better of stablemate Heavenly Power from 1lb lower last season and has held his form well since; shaped like he would appreciate the step back up in trip last week and should go well.

6/1

8th

2

(13)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

15:05 Navan

Jon Riggens

10st 0lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Edward Lynam

Won this last year and also successful over 6f at the Curragh later in the summer; generally needs first run back and should be primed after pleasing fourth against race-fit rivals at Naas.

7/2

Form: 325-01 CD

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Looked well treated on pick of maiden form and came forward from Curragh return to win over C&D earlier this month; effectively 8lb higher as he's out of the handicap and markedly up in grade but he's unexposed and could be more to come.
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3rd

8

(4)

21st Jul 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

14:45 Curragh

Nouvel Espoir

8st 13lb

J: Ben Coen

T: James M Barcoe

midfield

16/1

13th

2

(6)

6th Jul 2024

Good

0m 5f 205y

15:20 Naas

Nouvel Espoir

10st 2lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: James M Barcoe

Off the mark over 5f at Navan in May and far from shamed in much higher grade there later that month (missed the kick before coming home well); eased 1lb which was crucial as it got him back into the basement level; 6f should be okay and big player.

8/1

Form: 61780- D

Last run: 155 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Three-time winner lost her form at the back-end of last season; visor fitted for return.
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15th

7

(3)

13th Jul 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:37 Navan

Charming Lady

9st 8lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Need to find improvement from recent run behind Rathbranchurch at Bellewstown; Only Spoofing, Distillate and Sunday Sovereign also in front of her then.

14/1

6th

6

(3)

4th Jul 2024

Good

0m 5f 3y

18:35 Bellewstown

Charming Lady

9st 0lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: T G McCourt

Has lost her way but she won over C&D in August (good to yielding) and is now 4lb lower than that day; dangerous to discount.

10/1

8th

6

(9)

2nd Jun 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 6f 60y

14:42 Listowel

Charming Lady

9st 9lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

towards rear

14/1

14/1

Form: 01588- D

Last run: 204 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Fair juvenile form including Bellewstown maiden win last term but nursery efforts only okay; stiff task against his elders after seven months off; 1lb wrong.
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4th

9

(2)

5th Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:25 Curragh

Buddy Batt

8st 10lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: D J Bunyan

in touch with leaders on far side of group, headway and prominent over 1f out, no extra when lost third inside final 110yds

33/1

11th

13

(8)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

15:05 Navan

Buddy Batt

8st 7lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: D J Bunyan

Fair juvenile form including Bellewstown maiden win last term but nursery efforts only okay; stiff task against his elders after seven months off; 1lb wrong.

14/1

11th

13

(8)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

15:05 Navan

Buddy Batt

8st 7lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: D J Bunyan

Fair juvenile form including Bellewstown maiden win last term but nursery efforts only okay; stiff task against his elders after seven months off; 1lb wrong.

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 6850-9

Last run: 61 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Best form in Britain was over 6f/7f on AW and was found wanting when dropped to this trip on yard/seasonal debut at the Curragh in March.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

3

(2)

28th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

18:05 Curragh

New Definition

10st 1lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Richard John O’Brien

Lost his way towards the end of his time for James Tate and struggled in three runs for this trainer; best form on AW and 0-10 on turf.

33/1

12th

1

(11)

24th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

18:50 Curragh

New Definition

10st 0lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Richard John O’Brien

Two-time winner on the AW in Britain but lost his way at the end of last season; no sign of revival in two starts for new yard; step up in trip should suit but plenty to find.

25/1

12th

1

(11)

24th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

18:50 Curragh

New Definition

10st 0lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Richard John O’Brien

Two-time winner on the AW in Britain but lost his way at the end of last season; no sign of revival in two starts for new yard; step up in trip should suit but plenty to find.

25/1

20/1

Form: 31688- D BF

Last run: 192 days

W: 8st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Five-time winner including 6f Curragh handicap in October but well held after; stable debut after long absence.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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5th

8

(6)

4th Jul 2024

Good

0m 5f 3y

18:35 Bellewstown

Sunday Sovereign

8st 7lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: G A Kingston

Five-time winner; has come a long way down the ratings and the signs were more encouraging when a close fourth at Naas (5f, good); possibilities if following one good run with another, which hasn't always been the case.

6/1

4th

1

(11)

26th Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Naas

Sunday Sovereign

10st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: G A Kingston

Five-time winner but hasn't shown enough in three runs for new yard and 5f may be on the sharp side these days.

10/1

Form: 7214-0 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 6lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Prolific winner dropped away on last weekend's return from 280 days off at Naas and may need this as well.
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2nd

2

(16)

13th Jul 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:37 Navan

Only Spoofing

10st 2lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

prominent towards near side, midfield halfway, ran on well inside final furlong, went second towards finish

8/1

3rd

4

(7)

4th Jul 2024

Good

0m 5f 3y

18:35 Bellewstown

Only Spoofing

9st 4lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

A prolific sprinter who is well handicapped on some of last season's competitive pieces of form but things need to pick up after heavy defeats this campaign.

8/1

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €157.60
Straight Forecast €125.50
Tricast €363.88
Trifecta €531.40

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Mehman

SPOTLIGHT:

Jon Riggens

The Irish Sun:

Harry's Hill

TOPSPEED:

Mehman

POSTDATA:

Mehman