May 18 / 16.50 Navan

16.50

Good To Yielding

Troytown Bar Handicap (Div II)

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

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £44.50
  • Place: £9.90

Form: 00D1D6/9

Last run: 78 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Disqualified for two efforts with a banned substance in November 2022; emerged from 464-day absence when no show at Dundalk in March for new yard and has since switched yards again.
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9th

1

(12)

22nd Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 4f 175y

16:30 Down Royal

El C Wells

10st 2lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Paul Mulligan

Disqualified for two runs with a banned substance in November 2022; emerged from 464-day absence when no show at Dundalk in March for new yard; another change of stable did the trick when she won a 1m5f handicap at Navan five weeks ago; up 7lb and has plenty of weight now.

6/1

1st

7

(6)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:50 Navan

El C Wells

9st 9lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Paul Mulligan

dwelt start, midfield, headway towards near side 2f out, ridden when challenging 1f out, led final 110yds, kept on well towards finish

25/1

1st

7

(6)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:50 Navan

El C Wells

9st 9lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Paul Mulligan

dwelt start, midfield, headway towards near side 2f out, ridden when challenging 1f out, led final 110yds, kept on well towards finish

25/1

OUR TIP

9/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 735-33

Last run: 85 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Consistent in the last year without winning on both turf and AW; needs to settle better than of late.
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4th

5

(13)

17th Jul 2024

Good

1m 6f 80y

20:20 Killarney

Gracesolution

10st 0lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Ross O’Sullivan

midfield

13/2

6th

9

(12)

28th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:25 Curragh

Gracesolution

9st 10lb

J: Shane Markey

T: Ross O’Sullivan

13lb higher than when gaining second of two wins in 2022; drops back in trip after two good runs in defeat at Navan and Listowel; respected.

8/1

3rd

10

(4)

2nd Jun 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 40y

16:50 Listowel

Gracesolution

9st 6lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Ross O’Sullivan

midfield, headway 2f out, briefly went second inside final furlong, lost second inside final 110yds

11/2

20/1

  • Place: £9.30

Form: 780/9-

Last run: 317 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
23-race maiden, hard to fancy from 3lb out of handicap on first start for yard.
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No Results Found

6/1

Form: 056-05

Last run: 78 days

W: 9st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Best recent form on AW, winning twice at 2m early last year; okay run over 1m4f there latest and 4lb lower on turf here.
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6th

1

(14)

5th Jul 2024

Good

1m 4f 37y

20:10 Bellewstown

Mephisto

10st 0lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Gerard Keane

midfield, brief headway 2f out, weakened over 1f out

11/2

6th

8

(15)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

2m 1f 0y

20:30 Limerick

Mephisto

9st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Gerard Keane

Faded late in handicaps over 1m5f at Navan and 1m4f at Fairyhouse last twice; won twice though over 2m at Dundalk during the winter; should go well once more.

3/1

3rd

6

(2)

7th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:17 Fairyhouse

Mephisto

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Gerard Keane

in touch with leaders

4/1

13/2

Form: 43-302 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Sole win in 22 starts came at Sligo over this trip and went closest over same C&D early this month, just outbattled when clear of remainder; visor left off on latest now back on; should go well if headgear works.
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7th

2

(6)

5th Jul 2024

Good

1m 4f 37y

19:35 Bellewstown

Glyde Ranger

10st 0lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: T G McCourt

towards rear, brief headway on outer 2f out, soon no impression

10/1

17th

4

(7)

29th May 2024

Soft

1m 4f 110y

17:08 Tipperary

Glyde Ranger

10st 0lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Perhaps outbattled by War Thunder at Sligo but he was clear of the rest and he got too far behind at Navan the last time; likes this ground and has to be in the mix.

12/1

Form: 39-004

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Better AW form but recent Sligo run was encouraging considering soft ground hardly ideal; bit to find with Glyde Ranger on that but better ground to suit.
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10

13th Jul 2024

Good

2m 0f 195y

13:30 Wexford

Sand Castle

11st 4lb

J: Eoin G Kelly

T: Adrian Murray

midfield, bad mistake 6th

33/1

8th

12

(1)

22nd Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 4f 175y

16:30 Down Royal

Sand Castle

9st 1lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Adrian Murray

Sole win in 21 Flat starts came on AW; not bad efforts last month at Sligo and Navan but needs to find a bit extra.

8/1

14/1

Form: 07000- D

Last run: 201 days

W: 9st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Three wins all on soft or heavy; back from hurdling off career-low Flat mark so can't be ruled out but others hold more appeal.
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7th

14

10th Jun 2024

Good

1m 7f 142y

18:18 Roscommon

Final Endeavour

10st 13lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: H Rogers

Winning form on the Flat on soft and heavy; 0-9 over hurdles; ground may not be ideal; creditable fifth at Naas in April was on soft.

14/1

Form: 90600-

Last run: 201 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Moderate sort rated a meagre 40 on the turf so has it to do from 7lb out of handicap here.
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8th

14

(5)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:50 Navan

Gudrun Genberg

8st 12lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

midfield, headway 2f out, weakened final furlong

25/1

8th

14

(5)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:50 Navan

Gudrun Genberg

8st 12lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

midfield, headway 2f out, weakened final furlong

25/1

Form: 54080-

Last run: 171 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Listowel maiden run promising but handicap efforts so far disappointing; remains on a high enough mark.
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No Results Found

Form: 798/00

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Former French-trained filly; beaten a long way on both runs last month for current yard; dropped 6lb but remains of limited appeal.
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10th

12

(3)

7th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:17 Fairyhouse

Xquise

9st 3lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Miss Jennifer Anne Lynch

led narrowly early, prominent soon after start

33/1

Form: 38-000

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Versatile 9yo likes decent ground; recent runs here moderate and hard to fancy.
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8th

7

(13)

5th Jul 2024

Good

1m 4f 37y

20:10 Bellewstown

Construct

9st 6lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

prominent, went second halfway, weakened from under 2f out

20/1

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

16/1

Form: 0050-8

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Modest dual-purpose maiden whose recent Flat return was just okay; 3lb wrong and others preferred.
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9th

10

7th Jul 2024

Good

2m 1f 80y

14:00 Sligo

You Make Me Smile

11st 5lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: P A Fahy

Weak hurdles form; soundly beaten off basement mark in two Flat handicap runs in May; up against it.

50/1

12th

16

(2)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:50 Navan

You Make Me Smile

8st 12lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: P A Fahy

towards rear

16/1

12th

16

(2)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:50 Navan

You Make Me Smile

8st 12lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: P A Fahy

towards rear

16/1

Form: 49300-

Last run: 200 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Well held on recent yard debut over hurdles but third here last autumn off 2lb higher gives her claims of sorts; respected yard.
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12th

3

(9)

4th Jul 2024

Good

1m 6f 109y

19:45 Bellewstown

Dubai Clover

9st 7lb

J: James Ryan

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Maiden under both codes but has been in the frame a few times; soundly beaten over hurdles and on the Flat the last twice and has to find more with a tongue-tie added.

12/1

Form: 0870-4

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced 6yo shaped quite nicely on last month's Dundalk return; more needed however.
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4th

9

(12)

12th Jul 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:42 Dundalk (AW)

Say Youre Sorry

9st 5lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Eamonn O’Connell

Eight-race maiden; best trip remains a mystery; did run well over 1m2f here in April and latest turf effort too bad to be true; respected with Keane booked.

9/1

14th

10

(16)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:50 Navan

Say Youre Sorry

9st 6lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eamonn O’Connell

taken down early, prominent

10/1

14th

10

(16)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:50 Navan

Say Youre Sorry

9st 6lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eamonn O’Connell

taken down early, prominent

10/1

Non-runners

Rain, Paradise Lost

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €222.60
Straight Forecast €137.24
Tricast €3270.82
Trifecta €1201.20

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Rain

The Irish Sun:

Glyde Ranger

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Mephisto

POSTDATA:

Rain