May 18 / 16.15 Navan

16.15

Good To Yielding

Troytown Bar Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5130.43
  • 1m 5f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Troytown Bar Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

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9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 60943-

Last run: 201 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Sole career win came in a maiden hurdle here two years ago; in frame in a couple of Flat handicaps last autumn and encouraging return early this month when staying-on third of 23 in 2m4f Punchestown handicap hurdle; top-weight one to consider from in-form yard.
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Verdict Starting price

12th

13

6th Jul 2024

Good

2m 1f 40y

17:58 Bellewstown

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10st 11lb

J: Patrick M O’Brien

T: Gavin Cromwell

held up in midfield, weakened after 3 out

12/1

5th

13

(18)

14th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 6f 0y

19:25 Fairyhouse

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9st 2lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Gavin Cromwell

midfield, headway and went modest third under 2f out, kept on but lost two places inside final furlong

13/2

14/1

  • Place: £6.00

Form: /54-60 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Sole win came at Sligo over 1m5f in 2022 on soft; not a bad comeback run/stable debut at Gowran last month but poor run since in similar event; opposable off this mark.
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3rd

1

8th Jul 2024

Good

1m 7f 204y

19:10 Roscommon

The Truant

12st 0lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Paul W Flynn

Only 2-40 overall and 1-20 as a hurdler but that win came at Sligo last month (narrowly off 6lb lower) and he backed that up with a near miss on the Flat 10 days ago (2m, good); every chance.

9/2

2nd

17

(2)

28th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

19:15 Curragh

The Truant

8st 9lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Paul W Flynn

prominent, went second when ridden under 2f out, challenging inside final furlong, just held

12/1

1st

6

11th Jun 2024

Good

2m 1f 182y

18:45 Sligo

The Truant

11st 8lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Paul W Flynn

pressed leader, joined leader going easily after 2 out, led home turn, went clear when ridden after last, reduced lead towards finish, always doing enough

4/1

9/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 7231-7 BF

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Galway winner last October (heavy) returned from spell hurdling when favourite but never a threat back on the Flat at Sligo early this month over this trip; bit to prove now.
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13/2

Form: 80/862

Last run: 53 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Lightly-raced mare comes on the back of a second over 2m at Dundalk in March, having raced up with the pace; same mark so respected.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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8th

10

(8)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

2m 1f 0y

20:30 Limerick

Goonyaboyya

9st 0lb

J: James Ryan

T: Gerard Keane

Nine-race maiden but went quite close in a 2m Dundalk handicap and a 1m5f contest at Navan; cheekpieces tried here and probably not a lot to choose between him and stablemate Mephisto.

11/2

4th

11

(12)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:15 Navan

Goonyaboyya

9st 5lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Gerard Keane

in touch with leaders, soon dropped to midfield, headway under 3f out, ran on and went fourth final 110yds, not reach leaders

13/2

4th

11

(12)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:15 Navan

Goonyaboyya

9st 5lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Gerard Keane

in touch with leaders, soon dropped to midfield, headway under 3f out, ran on and went fourth final 110yds, not reach leaders

13/2

Form: 06-056 C

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Won over 1m6f here last October off 55; recent Gowran comeback run wasn't bad and can be expected to come on for it.
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3rd

13

(6)

7th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

2m 1f 0y

17:15 Limerick

Firm Belief

8st 11lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Rodger Sweeney

prominent, went third under 3f out, outpaced 1f out, kept on and went third again inside final 110yds

14/1

5th

6

(16)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

2m 1f 0y

20:30 Limerick

Firm Belief

9st 6lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Rodger Sweeney

Soft ground handicap winner at Navan in October; best run this year on goodish ground at that venue last month; should not be too far away here.

5/1

11/2

Form: /500-3 C

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Versatile 9yo a dual 1m6f winner here in 2021; encouraging Flat return at Gowran last month off this mark and has to be respected given his record here.
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1st

1

8th Jul 2024

Good

2m 4f 125y

17:00 Roscommon

Dollar Value

12st 0lb

J: Alex Harvey

T: T G McCourt

made virtually all, clear before 4th, reduced lead but going okay before 3 out, went clear again before 2 out, ran on

4/1

4th

1

6th Jul 2024

Good

3m 0f 116y

20:00 Bellewstown

Dollar Value

11st 12lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: T G McCourt

in rear

8/1

Form: 058-50

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced filly had excuses last time at Naas; blinkers replace cheekpieces; 2lb wrong; also due to run at Leopardstown yesterday (7.40).
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11th

10

(5)

4th Jul 2024

Good

1m 6f 109y

19:10 Bellewstown

My Birthday Girl

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Noel Meade

Has run respectably off this basement mark at Leopardstown and Navan lately but has to find more with the recently worn headgear left off.

12/1

7th

13

(5)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:15 Navan

My Birthday Girl

8st 12lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Noel Meade

in touch with leaders

16/1

7th

13

(5)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:15 Navan

My Birthday Girl

8st 12lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Noel Meade

in touch with leaders, headway towards far side 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

16/1

Form: 30-470

Last run: 53 days

W: 8st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Bellewstown win came way back in 2018; recent AW form none too encouraging; 2lb wrong.
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6th

6

(3)

10th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

1m 6f 0y

18:00 Fairyhouse

Tenth Amendment

9st 1lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Has won only once from 50 starts on the Flat, that success gained at Bellewstown six seasons ago; out of form at Dundalk last winter and unplaced at Navan in May; not favoured by the race conditions

100/1

8th

16

(4)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:15 Navan

Tenth Amendment

8st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

midfield, some headway against far rail 2f out, weakened final furlong

20/1

8th

16

(4)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:15 Navan

Tenth Amendment

8st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

midfield

20/1

Form: 28/26- BF

Last run: 201 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Runner-up at Gowran last October (heavy) and again earlier this month in Tipperary maiden hurdle; draw here not ideal.
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9th

10

(14)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:15 Navan

Fair Damsel

9st 6lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Richard Brabazon

towards rear, still plenty to do 2f out, ran on inside final furlong, never near to challenge

12/1

9th

10

(14)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:15 Navan

Fair Damsel

9st 6lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Richard Brabazon

midfield

12/1

25/1

Form: 075-00

Last run: 53 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Is 0-16 on the Flat and 7lb wrong here.
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10th

15

(15)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:15 Navan

Sioux Grit

8st 12lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: R P Burns

led, headed and raced in second after 3f

25/1

10th

15

(15)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:15 Navan

Sioux Grit

8st 12lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: R P Burns

led, headed and raced in second after 3f, weakened quickly over 2f out

25/1

Form: 923-24

Last run: 64 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Limited maiden but some solid AW runs, notably running around in front in first-time headgear when just touched off over 1m4f; tailed off on hurdles debut last month; draw not great.
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Verdict Starting price

11th

9

(16)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:15 Navan

Wishes And Dreams

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Ciaran Murphy

prominent

12/1

11th

9

(16)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:15 Navan

Wishes And Dreams

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Ciaran Murphy

prominent, weakened from under 2f out

12/1

11th

15

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 170y

13:55 Down Royal

Wishes And Dreams

10st 3lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Ciaran Murphy

Limited maiden on the Flat but some solid AW runs, notably running around in front in first-time headgear when just touched off over 1m4f; visored added latest when fair effort; hard to see her making an immediate impact hurdling.

20/1

25/1

Form: 00/40-

Last run: 365 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Low-grade maiden under both codes, unseating over fence latest; 4lb wrong.
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10th

11

(11)

4th Jul 2024

Good

1m 6f 109y

19:45 Bellewstown

Mythical Times

9st 1lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: P Cluskey

Maiden after 23 starts under all rules and has loads to find on his last two Flat outings; tongue-tie added.

25/1

10th

15

(11)

22nd Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 4f 175y

16:30 Down Royal

Mythical Times

8st 12lb

T: P Cluskey

Over two years since a Navan second that seemed encouraging; now 0-23 and still only that one placed effort; struggling over jumps before finishing in rear on the Flat last time; first reserve.

12th

14

(7)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:15 Navan

Mythical Times

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: P Cluskey

never better than midfield, weakened 2f out

25/1

12/1

Form: 2227-4

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Dual hurdles winner but now 0-24 on the Flat and bit to find with Dollar Value on recent Gowran run.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

13

(9)

17th Jun 2024

Good

1m 6f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Walnut Beach

9st 2lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Patrick J Flynn

dwelt start, towards rear throughout

7/1

1st

7

7th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 85y

17:20 Clonmel

Walnut Beach

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Patrick J Flynn

Well beaten in first handicap in January but you couldn't quibble with mark of 122 based on earlier chase starts last year which included a narrow defeat at Tipperary and creditable runs behind the likes of Sharjah and Il Etait Temps; dual winning hurdler ran well on the Flat two starts back and has performed well here in the past.

9/4

20/1

Form: 78609-

Last run: 270 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Not progressive last year for Ger Lyons, well beaten in claimer final start; first start for new yard and cheekpieces tried.
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11th

7

(13)

7th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:17 Fairyhouse

Mambo De La Luna

9st 6lb

J: James Ryan

T: B Duffy

Hasn't beaten a rival in two handicaps starts either side of poor run in a claimer; hard to recommend.

20/1

14th

8

(1)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:15 Navan

Mambo De La Luna

9st 7lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: B Duffy

prominent on inner

20/1

14th

8

(1)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:15 Navan

Mambo De La Luna

9st 7lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: B Duffy

prominent on inner, weakened quickly over 2f out

20/1

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Payout
Exacta €80.00
Straight Forecast €58.83
Tricast €381.06
Trifecta €627.50

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

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POSTDATA:

Grann's Boy

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Wishes And Dreams

RP RATINGS (IRE):

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