June 06 / 19.00 Leopardstown

19.00

Good

1888 Restaurant Handicap

  • Prize money: £7952.17
  • 1m 1f 0y
  • 7 runners
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1888 Restaurant Handicap

Runners: 7 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

9/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.70
  • Place: £3.50

Form: 1000-8

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Premier handicap winner at the Curragh (1m2f) last year also won over hurdles; hasn't reached that level since but a fair Curragh return last time and can improve from that.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

6

(16)

11th Jul 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:25 Leopardstown

Timourid

9st 4lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Paul W Flynn

Good dual purpose performer; narrow victory over Livio Milo over 1m1f here last month and ran respectably in the Cork Derby since; back to what could be his best trip and should be thereabouts.

8/1

5th

5

(1)

14th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 4f 0y

19:43 Cork

Timourid

9st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Paul W Flynn

Premier handicap winner over 1m2f at the Curragh last year later won over hurdles; got back on the Flat scoresheet when winning a Leopardstown handicap over 1m1f last time; not at his best in four starts over this trip.

13/2

1st

6

(3)

6th Jun 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:00 Leopardstown

Timourid

9st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Paul W Flynn

raced in second, led narrowly under 2f out, soon ridden and faced challenge, kept on well towards finish, pushed out

9/1

5/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 2146-3

Last run: 60 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Galway maiden winner over 7f last summer on easy ground ran well in a Killarney conditions event after; ran a fine race over 1m here on return in April on heavy; handles good ground and a player.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

9

(6)

11th Jul 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:25 Leopardstown

Livio Milo

9st 1lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Galway maiden winner and stepped up on his third to Morse over 1m here in April to running Timourid to half-a-length over C&D last month; blinkers tried here and every chance on the revised terms that he can turn the tables.

6/1

2nd

5

(5)

6th Jun 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:00 Leopardstown

Livio Milo

9st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

in touch with leaders, headway on near side of group 2f out, went second and challenging when ridden over 1f out, kept on

5/2

3rd

1

(10)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Leopardstown

Livio Milo

10st 2lb

J: Jake Coen

T: D K Weld

Second on four occasions before winning a maiden; in rear on his only handicap start at Gowran last September.

7/1

5/2

Form: 674-33

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Dual AW winner in UK was initially below form for this yard last year but ran a cracker at Curragh last time over a mile and can go well off 2lb higher over a trip that should suit.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

(7)

6th Jun 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:00 Leopardstown

Shigar

9st 3lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: William Durkan

pressed leaders, lost position when outpaced under 2f out, kept on inside final 110yds, no match for first two

5/2

3rd

3

(12)

24th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Curragh

Shigar

10st 2lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: William Durkan

Dual AW winner; low-key efforts for this yard prior to a promising return a fortnight ago; only 2lb higher than last winning mark now and can't be ruled out.

12/1

3rd

3

(12)

24th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Curragh

Shigar

10st 2lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: William Durkan

Dual AW winner; low-key efforts for this yard prior to a promising return a fortnight ago; only 2lb higher than last winning mark now and can't be ruled out.

12/1

Form: -04406

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Dual UK winner in 2022; needs to improve a fair bit on his two runs for this yard lately but is off an attractive mark if coming back to form.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

4

(9)

12th Jul 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:25 Dundalk (AW)

True Statesman

9st 11lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Adrian McGuinness

Won twice at two for the Johnstons; winless since and has become hard to predict; last month's close fourth at Leopardstown gives him a chance.

10/1

7th

7

(9)

24th Jun 2024

Yielding

1m 1f 156y

18:45 Ballinrobe

True Statesman

9st 7lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Two juvenile wins for the Johnstons; failed to score at three; best of four runs for his current trainer when fourth over 1m1f at Leopardstown on his penultimate start.

8/1

6th

3

(4)

20th Jun 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:45 Leopardstown

True Statesman

9st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Two-time winning juvenile for the Johnstons; gradual improvement in three runs for his current trainer including over 1m1f last time; might be more effective over that sort of trip but should go well here.

7/2

OUR TIP

Form: 35133- D

Last run: 202 days

W: 10st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Finished third in this last year before winning a premier handicap on AW and running a cracker in a similar event at the Curragh; might need this first run of the year but still respected.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

2

(5)

16th Jun 2024

Good

1m 1f 100y

17:21 Gowran Park

Longbourn

10st 3lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Unlike some of these he's thoroughly exposed as a three-time winner from 32 starts; he's talented, though, and was off 93 when not beaten far at Leopardstown (1m1f) on his return from a lengthy break; hard to rule out.

5/1

5th

1

(1)

6th Jun 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:00 Leopardstown

Longbourn

10st 0lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Finished third in this last year before winning a premier handicap on AW and running a cracker in a similar event at the Curragh; might need this first run of the year but still respected.

4/1

3rd

1

(11)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Longbourn

10st 3lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Ross O’Sullivan

prominent, went third over 1f out, kept on final 110yds

11/2

Form: -31217

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Won his fourth race (all on AW) in March over a mile; not a bad run off 2lb higher at Naas since over the same trip but has to find a fair bit more now.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

7

(9)

11th Jul 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:25 Leopardstown

Exquisite Acclaim

9st 3lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Enjoyed a good winter with three wins on the AW; handicapper may have had his measure on his last two runs here and at Naas; down 3lb and could fare better here.

12/1

6th

3

(2)

6th Jun 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:00 Leopardstown

Exquisite Acclaim

9st 7lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Won his fourth race (all on AW) in March over a mile; not a bad run off 2lb higher at Naas since over the same trip but has to find a fair bit more now.

14/1

7th

3

(13)

19th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:00 Naas

Exquisite Acclaim

9st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

prominent behind clear leader

6/1

Form: 321-

Last run: 273 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Debut bumper winner in 2022 was an impressive Flat maiden scorer at Clonmel (1m1f) when last seen; however, that was a weak race and this is a step up in class; still, of interest.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

2

(4)

6th Jun 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:00 Leopardstown

This Songisforyou

10st 0lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Emmet Mullins

Debut bumper winner in 2022 was an impressive Flat maiden scorer at Clonmel (1m1f) when last seen; however, that was a weak race and this is a step up in class; still, of interest.

9/2

1st

7

(1)

7th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 136y

16:50 Clonmel

This Songisforyou

9st 9lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Emmet Mullins

sweating, made all, shaken up and clear under 2f out, kept on well final furlong, comfortably

Evs

2nd

2

(1)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

18:35 Leopardstown

This Songisforyou

10st 1lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Emmet Mullins

took keen hold, in rear, switched right and good headway from over 1f out, ridden and ran on final 110yds, went second post, just failed

8/1

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Payout
Exacta €27.90
Straight Forecast €26.52
Trifecta €139.80

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Livio Milo

POSTDATA:

Exquisite Acclaim

SPOTLIGHT:

Shigar

TOPSPEED:

Longbourn

The Irish Sun:

Livio Milo