LEOPARDSTOWN
5 February 2022
Saturday 5th February

ITV Racing Tips

13:15 13:35 13:50 14:05 14:20 14:30 14:40 14:55 15:15 15:30 15:45

Sandown Tips

12:40 13:15 13:50 14:20 14:55 15:30 16:05

Wetherby Tips

12:50 13:22 13:58 14:30 15:00 15:38 16:10

Musselburgh Tips

12:57 13:29 14:05 14:40 15:10 15:45 16:19

Leopardstown Tips

13:05 13:35 14:10 14:45 15:15 15:50 16:25

Lingfield (AW) Tips

13:11 13:45 14:16 14:51 15:25 16:00 16:35

Kempton (AW) Tips

16:55 17:25 17:55 18:30 19:00 19:30 20:00
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Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup (Grade 1) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV4
  • Distance: 3m 61y
  • Going: Yielding
Leopardstown
Runners
8

Type
Chase Turf

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Asterion Forlonge silk
C
Asterion Forlonge t
J: B J Cooper
T: W P Mullins
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 13 wins from 45 in the last 14 days (29%)
Giving chase to Tornado Flyer when falling at last in King George, worth another try at 3m
331-UF
Age: 8
Weight: 11-10
OR: 164
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 21 Kem Kempton 24f Sft ChG1 11-10 t F/9 Tornado Flyer () 6/1 162 171
5 Dec 21 Pun Punchestown 20.5f Y/Sft ChG1 11-12 t UR/10 Allaho () 6/1 162 169
30 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 21f Y NvHcCh 11-10 t 1/15 Walk Away (14L) 11/4F 152 169
4 Apr 21 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Y NvChG1 11-12 3/9 Janidil (12L) 7/4F 153 150
18 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 20f GS NvChG1 11-4 t 3/8 Chantry House (5L) 14/1 150 158
7 Feb 21 Leo Leopardstown 21.5f Sft NvChG1 11-12 t1 4/8 Monkfish (18L) 7/1 - 150
2
Cilaos Emery silk
BF
Cilaos Emery h
J: Sean O'Keeffe
T: W P Mullins
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 13 wins from 45 in the last 14 days (29%)
5-10 over fences but the weakest of the four Mullins runners at this stage of his life
84-214
Age: 10
Weight: 11-10
OR: 160
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Dec 21 Pun Punchestown 19f Hy H 11-6 h 4/8 Darver Star (27L) 2/5F - 124
25 Nov 21 Thu Thurles 22f Gd ChL 11-9 h 1/4 Darver Star (3L) 30/100F 160 137
10 May 21 Kln Killarney 20f Gd/Y ChG3 11-12 h 2/7 Samcro (nk) 3/1 162 155
27 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Y ChG1 12-0 4/6 Chacun Pour Soi (29L) 16/1 163 154
17 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16f GS ChG1 11-10 h 8/9 Put The Kettle On (20L) 12/1 165 154
28 Feb 21 Naa Naas 16f Sft ChG3 11-12 h 1/4 Daly Tiger (11L) 1/2F 163 165
3
Conflated silk
Conflated
J: Davy Russell
T: Gordon Elliott
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 4 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (33%)
Earned 12lb promotion to a highly respectable 157 for Navan win. much more needed here
14-U21
Age: 8
Weight: 11-10
OR: 157
Days: 63
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Dec 21 Nav Navan 20f Y HcCh 11-5 1/10 Golden Jewel (5L) 9/4F 145 154
25 Oct 21 Wex Wexford 23f Hy ChL 11-9 h 2/4 Eklat De Rire (4½L) 100/30 145 152
22 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 24f Gd HcCh 11-1 h UR/18 Assemble () 4/1F 145 -
1 Sep 21 Gow Gowran Park 14f Gd Md 9-9 h 4/6 Ballinlough Gale (8¼L) 7/2 - 69
4 Apr 21 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Y NvChG1 11-12 h 4/9 Janidil (18L) 15/2 145 146
14 Mar 21 Naa Naas 20.5f Sft/Hy NvChG3 11-4 h 1/4 Waitnsee (21L) 4/9F 144 152
4
Delta Work silk
CD
D
Delta Work tp 1
J: Jack Kennedy
T: Gordon Elliott
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Career highlight when beating Kemboy in this event in 2020, needs to recapture best form
5U3-46
Age: 9
Weight: 11-10
OR: 161
Days: 39
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 21 Leo Leopardstown 24f Y ChG1 11-12 t 6/8 Galvin (28L) 10/1 163 144
30 Oct 21 Dro Down Royal 24f Sft ChG1 11-12 ht 4/5 Frodon (5¾L) 11/2 163 167
7 Feb 21 Leo Leopardstown 24.5f Sft ChG1 11-12 ht 3/5 Kemboy (6½L) 5/1 170 162
28 Dec 20 Leo Leopardstown 24f Y ChG1 11-12 ht UR/14 A Plus Tard () 6/1 170 -
31 Oct 20 Dro Down Royal 24f Y ChG1 11-12 ht 5/9 The Storyteller (6¼L) 3/1 170 157
13 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 26.5f GS ChG1 11-10 ht 5/12 Al Boum Photo (6¼L) 5/1 171 168
5
Frodon silk
D
Frodon t
J: Bryony Frost
T: Paul Nicholls
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Smart display on seasonal debut at Down Royal, needs to bounce back after Kempton lapse
151-14
Age: 10
Weight: 11-10
OR: 166
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 21 Kem Kempton 24f Sft ChG1 11-10 t 4/9 Tornado Flyer (21L) 7/1 167 154
30 Oct 21 Dro Down Royal 24f Sft ChG1 11-12 t 1/5 Galvin (¾L) 3/1 167 173
24 Apr 21 San Sandown 23f Gd ChG2 11-6 t 1/4 Mister Fisher (nk) 4/5F 167 167
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 26.5f GS ChG1 11-10 t 5/12 Minella Indo (34L) 16/1 169 148
26 Dec 20 Kem Kempton 24f GS ChG1 11-10 t 1/9 Waiting Patiently (2¼L) 20/1 168 168
5 Dec 20 Ain Aintree 25f Sft ChG2 11-6 t 4/5 Lake View Lad (82L) 9/4 169 80
6
Janidil silk
Janidil
J: Mark Walsh
T: W P Mullins
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 13 wins from 45 in the last 14 days (29%)
Career-best when second in the 2m4f John Durkan, appeared not to stay 3m here at Christmas
F12-25
Age: 8
Weight: 11-10
OR: 164
Days: 39
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 21 Leo Leopardstown 24f Y ChG1 11-12 5/8 Galvin (7½L) 7/1 164 164
5 Dec 21 Pun Punchestown 20.5f Y/Sft ChG1 11-12 2/10 Allaho (2L) 22/1 157 167
29 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 16f Y NvChG1 11-12 2/4 Energumene (16L) 4/1 157 157
4 Apr 21 Fai Fairyhouse 20f Y NvChG1 11-12 1/9 Franco De Port (4¼L) 12/1 148 160
7 Feb 21 Leo Leopardstown 21.5f Sft NvChG1 11-12 F/8 Monkfish () 28/1 148 -
26 Dec 20 Lim Limerick 19.5f Hy NvChG1 11-12 3/5 Colreevy (16½L) 11/2 - 148
7
Kemboy silk
CD
D
Kemboy
J: Paul Townend
T: W P Mullins
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 7 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (44%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 13 wins from 45 in the last 14 days (29%)
Won this race last year, major chance now after a reassuring display in the Savills Chase
194-83
Age: 10
Weight: 11-10
OR: 165
Days: 39
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 21 Leo Leopardstown 24f Y ChG1 11-12 3/8 Galvin (¾L) 11/1 163 171
5 Dec 21 Pun Punchestown 20.5f Y/Sft ChG1 11-12 8/10 Allaho (42L) 25/1 166 127
28 Apr 21 Pun Punchestown 24.5f Y ChG1 11-12 4/6 Clan Des Obeaux (45L) 4/1 167 134
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 26.5f GS ChG1 11-10 9/12 Minella Indo (85L) 16/1 169 100
7 Feb 21 Leo Leopardstown 24.5f Sft ChG1 11-12 1/5 The Storyteller (2L) 11/4 168 168
28 Dec 20 Leo Leopardstown 24f Y ChG1 11-12 2/14 A Plus Tard (½L) 9/1 168 168
8
Minella Indo silk
D
Minella Indo
J: Robbie Power
T: Henry De Bromhead
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Last year's Cheltenham Gold Cup hero has questions to answer after King George failure
F41-3P
Age: 9
Weight: 11-10
OR: 175
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 21 Kem Kempton 24f Sft ChG1 11-10 p1 PU/9 Tornado Flyer () 100/30 175 -
30 Oct 21 Dro Down Royal 24f Sft ChG1 11-12 3/5 Frodon (5L) 5/4F 175 168
19 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 26.5f GS ChG1 11-10 1/12 A Plus Tard (1¼L) 9/1 164 179
7 Feb 21 Leo Leopardstown 24.5f Sft ChG1 11-12 4/5 Kemboy (6¾L) 13/8F 165 163
28 Dec 20 Leo Leopardstown 24f Y ChG1 11-12 F/14 A Plus Tard () 5/2F 165 -
22 Nov 20 Nav Navan 24f Sft ChG2 11-10 1/4 Brahma Bull (7½L) 2/11F 165 168
Verdict

Last year's winner KEMBOY may repeat that success. Frodon will pose a major threat if recovered from his Kempton run

Verdict silk image
Kemboy

Betting Forecast:

5/2 Kemboy,

Frodon,

3/1 Minella Indo,

9/2 Asterion Forlonge,

12/1 Janidil,

14/1 Delta Work,

33/1 Conflated,

50/1 Cilaos Emery

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