May 18 / 17.25 Navan

17.25

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Book Your Summer BBQ On June 8th Maiden

  • Prize money: £6156.52
  • 1m 2f 30y
  • 9 runners
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Book Your Summer BBQ On June 8th Maiden

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

11/4 (Won)

  • Win: £6.50
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 4-2

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Two good runs at Dundalk, always prominent when narrowly beaten (by Cheshire Oaks second Port Fairy) over extended 1m2f on seasonal debut last month in fillies maiden; seems sure to go well.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

8

(8)

22nd Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 2f 75y

15:15 Down Royal

Lady Doris

8st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

in touch with leaders, towards rear after 2f, headway going okay on near side of group 3f out, ridden and ran on towards near side inside final 110yds, led final strides

3/1

2nd

2

(5)

7th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

19:10 Fairyhouse

Lady Doris

9st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

soon raced in second

5/2

Form: 2-34

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Runner-up to Grosvenor Square on debut in Galway maiden last September and solid efforts this year, latest when beaten under 2l last of four in Naas conditions event over this trip, having been denied clear run on inner from some way out; should be thereabouts.
Place /
No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

1

(8)

30th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 0y

18:00 Fairyhouse

Naturally Nimble

10st 4lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

towards rear but in touch with leaders, headway and prominent on near side of group over 2f out, lost position when outpaced and edged right over 1f out, no impression inside final furlong

7/2

2nd

5

(7)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 30y

17:25 Navan

Naturally Nimble

9st 8lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

midfield, headway from under 3f out, went second under 2f out, sustained duel with winner final furlong, kept on, just held

100/30

2nd

5

(7)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 30y

17:25 Navan

Naturally Nimble

9st 8lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

midfield, headway from under 3f out, went second under 2f out, sustained duel with winner final furlong, kept on, just held

100/30

9/2

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 4-

Last run: 210 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Galileo colt out of the 1,000 Guineas winner Legatissimo ran okay in end of season Leopardstown juvenile maiden, possibly not getting home on the heavy ground; quicker ground could see him in better light this year.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

1

(3)

20th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 180y

19:50 Leopardstown

Blackpool

9st 8lb

J: Mark Crehan

T: A P O’Brien

soon pressed leader, led over 6f out, went clear 5f out

4/1

3rd

1

(4)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 30y

17:25 Navan

Blackpool

9st 8lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: A P O’Brien

prominent, led under 3f out, headed over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong, no match for first two

9/2

100/1

Form: 08

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well held in maidens at Dundalk and Leopardstown; eligible for a mark after this.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

1

(3)

7th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

18:40 Fairyhouse

Galway Man

9st 8lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

took keen hold, prominent early, dropped to rear after 1f

14/1

4th

2

(5)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 30y

17:25 Navan

Galway Man

9st 8lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

prominent

100/1

4th

2

(5)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 30y

17:25 Navan

Galway Man

9st 8lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

prominent

100/1

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Make Believe colt; dam placed at up to 1m1f; newcomer likely all the better for the experience.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

6

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 30y

17:25 Navan

Nestor

9st 8lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

took keen hold, midfield

33/1

OUR TIP

Form: 03-

Last run: 204 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Left his debut behind when switching to AW in October, still green but finishing to good effect over today's trip from a wide draw; should get further; yard have made an excellent start to the season and has to be respected (missed recent engagement due to soft ground).
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

5

(8)

24th Jun 2024

Yielding

1m 1f 156y

17:10 Ballinrobe

Heliogabalus

9st 9lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

Best of four maiden runs when beaten one length in third over 1m at Dundalk last autumn; had an excuse (struck into) when below that level at Navan on return; met trouble in running at Gowran last Monday; dropped in class and may take advantage.

5/4

6th

3

(4)

17th Jun 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:05 Gowran Park

Heliogabalus

9st 8lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

Best of three maiden runs when beaten 1l over a mile at Dundalk last autumn; had an excuse when below that level at Navan on return; seems to be the yard's second-string; cheekpieces on.

12/1

6th

3

(6)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 30y

17:25 Navan

Heliogabalus

9st 8lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

towards rear

5/1

Form: 6-2

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Mid-division after trying to make all in a Dundalk maiden in November and tremendously improved on last month's C&D return, again forcing it and rallying well when beaten a head (clear of remainder); major chance on that form.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

8

(6)

28th Jun 2024

Good

1m 2f 0y

18:40 Curragh

Rock Of Ireland

9st 8lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Alan McIntyre

Major step forward from debut when beaten a head in a Navan maiden (1m2f) in April but it was a backwards step over the same C&D last month; hard to gauge on the back of that but return to form could see him involved.

6/1

7th

7

(2)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 30y

17:25 Navan

Rock Of Ireland

9st 8lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

prominent, pushed along early, led after 1f, headed over 2f out, soon weakened

5/2

7th

7

(2)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 30y

17:25 Navan

Rock Of Ireland

9st 8lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Barry J Fitzgerald

prominent, pushed along early, led after 1f, headed over 2f out, soon weakened

5/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Raa Atoll (Sea The Stars) colt is first foal of an unraced half-sister to French 5.5f 2yo winner Allsingingndancing; newcomer best watched.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

4

(1)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 30y

17:25 Navan

Jimmy The Greek

9st 8lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Luke Comer

midfield

100/1

8th

4

(1)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 30y

17:25 Navan

Jimmy The Greek

9st 8lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Luke Comer

midfield

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Profitable gelding cost 22,000Euros as a yearling; brother to 9.5f winner Bedelia (RPR 64), half-brother to winners Valentana (7f-1m; 90), Black Dave (5f-1m2f inc AW; 81) and Nature Boy (7.4f; 76); dam 1m winner (71), closely related to 1m Group 1 winner Fiesolana; newcomer for whom market best guide.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

8

(3)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 30y

17:25 Navan

Spencer Dock

9st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Kevin Prendergast

dwelt start, towards rear

33/1

9th

8

(3)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 30y

17:25 Navan

Spencer Dock

9st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Kevin Prendergast

dwelt start, towards rear

33/1

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Payout
Exacta €19.00
Straight Forecast €14.83
Trifecta €53.20

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Rock Of Ireland

SPOTLIGHT:

Lady Doris

The Irish Sun:

Heliogabalus

TOPSPEED:

Rock Of Ireland

POSTDATA:

Rock Of Ireland