June 07 / 17.40 Fairyhouse

17.40

Good

Tote Handicap

  • Prize money: £11800
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 8 runners
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Tote Handicap

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

9/1 (Won)

  • Win: £9.00
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 8-0040 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Losing run since 2022 Galway festival; penultimate Cork run encouraging but tame Curragh run since raises doubts despite further reduced mark.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

2

(7)

28th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

18:05 Curragh

Current Option

10st 1lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Hasn't won here in 16 attempts but gained an eighth career success in a 7f Fairyhouse handicap three weeks ago; still well treated on old form despite 6lb rise.

5/1

1st

6

(2)

7th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Current Option

9st 4lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

prominent, steadied and lost position but in touch with leaders soon after start, headway and challenging on near side of group when ridden over 1f out, led and ran on inside final furlong, pushed out

9/1

14th

14

(14)

24th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:20 Curragh

Current Option

8st 9lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Adrian McGuinness

Losing run since 2022 Galway festival; low-key efforts on first two runs here this term before a better effort last time behind Rahmi and Cheers Again; hard to rule out from lowest mark since 2019.

14/1

2nd
7 (3)
Verhoyen

12/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 4-7000 D

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Seasoned handicapper well below best over various trips this season; down 9lb since opening day of the season and Billy Lee back in the plate so don't completely leave out of calculations.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

6

(5)

10th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

19:30 Fairyhouse

Verhoyen

9st 4lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

made all, faced challenge when ridden under 2f out, kept on well inside final 110yds, gamely

11/2

3rd

10

(2)

30th Jun 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Curragh

Verhoyen

8st 10lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

led at fast pace, soon clear with one other, headed and weakened inside final furlong

12/1

2nd

7

(3)

7th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Verhoyen

9st 3lb

J: W J Lee

T: M C Grassick

started quickly, led, ridden when faced challenge over 1f out, headed and kept on inside final furlong, no match for winner

12/1

15/2

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 000/3- CD

Last run: 331 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Last of four four wins came over C&D nearly two years ago but ran well when C&D third last July (after a break) when last seen off 4lb higher mark; runs well fresh and trip/ground to suit so one to consider.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

5

(3)

10th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

19:30 Fairyhouse

Lexington Dash

9st 4lb

J: Shane Foley

T: John C McConnell

dwelt start, soon midfield

11/2

3rd

3

(7)

7th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Lexington Dash

9st 6lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

held up in rear

15/2

OUR TIP

11/4

Form: 84-553

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Smart 2yo form but struggled in handicaps last season; back down to a competitive mark of late, finishing well into third after meeting trouble in running at the Curragh latest over this trip; not the most straightforward but definite contender.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

2

(4)

7th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Tough Talk

9st 7lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

taken down early, soon pressed leader

11/4

3rd

6

(12)

24th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

18:50 Curragh

Tough Talk

9st 10lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: G M Lyons

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, midfield over 3f out

7/1

3rd

6

(12)

24th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

18:50 Curragh

Tough Talk

9st 10lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: G M Lyons

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, midfield over 3f out

7/1

Form: 31-000 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Won three last season but yet to hit form this season in three attempts, tending to race keenly; eyeshield fitted here but may struggle with the pace over this trip and on quick ground.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

1

(4)

11th Jul 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Leopardstown

Grey Leader

10st 2lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph G Murphy

Three-time winner last season; has found the going a bit tougher this season; did not run that badly at Fairyhouse last month and is down to a competitive mark; hood tried here.

14/1

5th

5

(5)

7th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Grey Leader

9st 5lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Joseph G Murphy

Won three last season but yet to hit form this season in three attempts, tending to race keenly; eyeshield fitted here but may struggle with the pace over this trip and on quick ground.

12/1

13th

11

(6)

24th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:20 Curragh

Grey Leader

8st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Joseph G Murphy

Won three last season, including twice over this sort of trip; hasn't been at that level in two runs this term; best effort came on heavy but handles good ground and he's on a workable mark; lightly raced compared to some of his rivals.

20/1

Form: 400-12 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
C&D maiden winner last summer has returned better than ever, winning at Leopardstown in April before good second at Naas over 1m under today's rider; same mark here so has to be considered a major player.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

4

(1)

7th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Desert Haven

9st 5lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Noel Meade

C&D maiden winner last summer has returned better than ever, winning at Leopardstown in April before good second at Naas over 1m under today's rider; same mark here so has to be considered a major player.

5/2

2nd

7

(3)

19th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:00 Naas

Desert Haven

9st 7lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Noel Meade

raced in fourth behind clear leader, headway disputing second 1f out, kept on towards finish

6/1

2nd

7

(3)

19th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

17:00 Naas

Desert Haven

9st 7lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Noel Meade

raced in fourth behind clear leader, headway disputing second 1f out, kept on towards finish

6/1

Form: 222109 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Back to something like his best last year, winning three times and in good form on AW last winter; not disgraced in a pair of premier handicaps on turf of late so can't be ruled out now dropped in grade.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

1

(3)

28th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

18:05 Curragh

Hightimeyouwon

10st 2lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Jack W Davison

0-14 at this venue but has gone close on a few occasions and his best RPRs have come here; out of form for Ado McGuinness and now starts out for new yard with a bit to prove.

20/1

7th

1

(8)

7th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Hightimeyouwon

10st 0lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

towards rear, dropped to last when pushed along over 3f out

7/1

9th

5

(15)

24th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:20 Curragh

Hightimeyouwon

9st 5lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Back to something like his best last year, winning three times and in good form on all-weather through the winter, landing a 7f Dundalk handicap in March; may have needed this month's return but probably on a tough enough mark in a race this competitive.

20/1

8/1

Form: -00001 CD

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
C&D winner last season and back to form on fifth start this campaign when scoring here eight days ago over 6f, cajoled along to assert late on (first two clear); 8lb rise seems on the harsh side though and upped in grade here.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

1

(3)

5th Jul 2024

Good

0m 7f 195y

16:05 Bellewstown

Amanirenas

10st 2lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

towards rear, headway on outer over 2f out, went second over 1f out, ridden to lead final 110yds, kept on well

12/1

8th

8

(6)

7th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:40 Fairyhouse

Amanirenas

8st 7lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

C&D winner last season and back to form on fifth start this campaign when scoring here eight days ago over 6f, cajoled along to assert late on (first two clear); 8lb rise seems on the harsh side though and upped in grade here.

8/1

2

(8)

30th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 25y

20:30 Fairyhouse

Amanirenas

10st 0lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

Has always looked a 7f performer and she's been running moderately over that far and 6f.

40/1

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Payout
Exacta €68.50
Straight Forecast €62.89
Tricast €1352.61
Trifecta €822.90

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Desert Haven

TOPSPEED:

Tough Talk

POSTDATA:

Current Option

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Verhoyen

The Irish Sun:

Desert Haven