June 12 / 19.00 Limerick

19.00

Good To Firm

Jim Ryan Memorial Handicap

  • Prize money: £8208.7
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 6 runners
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Jim Ryan Memorial Handicap

Runners: 6 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.75
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 186-79 C

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Won her maiden here a year ago en route to winning the Chesham at Royal Ascot; disappointing since including in two handicaps this season; 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

2nd

11

(15)

11th Jul 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:25 Leopardstown

Snellen

9st 0lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Chesham Stakes winner last season came back to form on her third handicap start when holding off Lady Lunette at Limerick; tries this trip for the first time.

11/2

1st

4

(1)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Limerick

Snellen

9st 7lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

in touch with leaders, prominent on inner after 2f, headway under 2f out, ridden and led narrowly from 1f out, ran on

7/2

9th

2

(10)

26th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

14:00 Curragh

Snellen

9st 9lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Won her first two starts including the Chesham at Royal Ascot; hasn't kicked on however and hard to recommend from this sort of mark; needs return to quicker ground to spark a revival.

16/1

2nd
2 (5)
Lady Lunette

7/2

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 5-6049 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Up 17lb for winning a maiden and a handicap last summer; cheekpieces tried here after a disappointing Curragh run last month but this looks winnable and now 2lb lower than her last winning mark.
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No / Draw
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Verdict Starting price

1st

10

(10)

11th Jul 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:25 Leopardstown

Lady Lunette

9st 0lb

J: Colin Keane

T: R P Cody

Dual winner; several solid runs in defeat this season, notably when narrowly denied at Limerick last time by Snellen; cheekpieces worn then are retained; could be best at 1m but might have won last time with some luck in running and Colin Keane is booked.

5/1

2nd

2

(5)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Limerick

Lady Lunette

9st 11lb

J: Ben Coen

T: R P Cody

prominent on inner early, lost position but in touch with leaders after 1f, bit short of room when headway and bumped over 2f out, soon ridden, went second and kept on well towards finish, no match for winner

7/2

OUR TIP

5/2

Form: 05-094

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Winning juvenile for the Coles; returned to form when a decent fourth in a 7f Curragh handicap last month; big weight but is at least coming into the race in some sort of form.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

8

(10)

30th Jun 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Curragh

Physique

8st 13lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Micky Fenton

Winning juvenile for the Coles; returned to form when a decent fourth in a 7f handicap here last month; ran well under a big weight at Limerick last time but this may prove too competitive.

14/1

3rd

1

(2)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Limerick

Physique

10st 0lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Micky Fenton

pressed leader, led after 2f, ridden when headed from 1f out, no extra when lost second towards finish

5/2

4th

4

(9)

24th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

18:50 Curragh

Physique

9st 10lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Michael Patrick Fenton

Won Newmarket novice as a 2yo and had some good placed efforts in Britain last season; fared better on second start for yard when beaten 6.75l into ninth at Cork lto; dropped 3lb and needs more in first-time hood.

28/1

Form: 986857 CD BF

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Won a Gowran handicap last year off 83; glimpses of form this year while coming down the handicap; this track will suit but may find a couple too goos.
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8th

4

(4)

26th Jun 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Naas

Spanish Tenor

9st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Jack W Davison

Eight-time winner; captured a Listowel festival handicap last autumn off 85; glimpses of form this year while coming down the handicap; has left Ado McGuinness since his last run but regular rider keeps the mount.

8/1

4th

3

(6)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Limerick

Spanish Tenor

9st 11lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

led early, raced in second after 2f, lost second under 2f out, weakened from over 1f out

5/1

7th

2

(7)

28th May 2024

Yielding

0m 7f 20y

17:15 Tipperary

Spanish Tenor

10st 1lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

led narrowly

3/1

Form: 5159-0 C

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Five-time winner and very adept on soft or heavy ground; should come on for his seasonal bow at Listowel but others more likely.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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7th

7

(3)

26th Jun 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Naas

Dragon Of Malta

9st 8lb

J: Kyle Faulkner

T: P F O’Donnell

Five-time winner, most effective on soft or heavy ground; needs to improve on recent form; ground conditions not in his favour.

16/1

5th

5

(4)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Limerick

Dragon Of Malta

9st 6lb

J: Kyle Faulkner

T: P F O’Donnell

Five-time winner and very adept on soft or heavy ground; should come on for his seasonal bow at Listowel but others more likely.

12/1

10th

2

(7)

2nd Jun 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 6f 60y

14:42 Listowel

Dragon Of Malta

9st 12lb

J: Kyle Faulkner

T: P F O’Donnell

midfield

14/1

Form: 642-79

Last run: 46 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in two maidens last year; gelded after a disappointing effort up to 1m2f at Navan in April; interesting runner after surgery and back in trip.
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No / Draw
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Verdict Starting price

6th

6

(3)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Limerick

School Of Law

8st 9lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: M D O’Callaghan

Runner-up in two maidens last year; gelded after a disappointing effort up to 1m2f at Navan in April; interesting runner after surgery and back in trip.

11/2

9th

8

(12)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

15:27 Navan

School Of Law

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: M D O’Callaghan

Consistent form at 2 although disappointing that he failed to win; below par on his return to action at Dundalk three weeks ago; sets the standard but it is not a terribly daunting one.

9/4

9th

8

(12)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

15:27 Navan

School Of Law

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: M D O’Callaghan

Consistent form at 2 although disappointing that he failed to win; below par on his return to action at Dundalk three weeks ago; sets the standard but it is not a terribly daunting one.

9/4

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Payout
Exacta €10.30
Straight Forecast €9.60
Trifecta €25.40

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Lady Lunette

The Irish Sun:

Snellen

TOPSPEED:

Physique

POSTDATA:

Spanish Tenor

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Lady Lunette